Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 54 36
Rank change year-on-year +21 -18 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 4.60% 0.28% 6.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.92% 0.93% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 22
Colchester median annual salary £43,858 £32,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.95% +4.00% +0.81%
10th Percentile £41,925 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £33,750 £34,825
Essex median annual salary £43,858 £38,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year +15.41% +20.63% -21.25%

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Colchester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 79 107 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 33.05% 29.97% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 70 87 87
Colchester median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +37.50% -
10th Percentile £31,119 £30,350 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,750 £73,500
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.55% +13.13% -11.11%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Colchester.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Colchester

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Colchester.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Colchester

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Colchester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Colchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 6 (54.55%) MCSE
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) DHCP
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Wireless
3 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
3 4 (36.36%) Network Security
3 4 (36.36%) Network Architecture
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 4 (36.36%) VoIP
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
3 4 (36.36%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) MCSA
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DHCP
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) Internet
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security
2 4 (36.36%) VoIP
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
1 4 (36.36%) C# Software Developer
1 4 (36.36%) C++ Developer
1 4 (36.36%) C++ Software Developer
1 4 (36.36%) C++/C# Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Developer
1 4 (36.36%) T-SQL Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) DBA
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Multithreaded Programming
1 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
1 4 (36.36%) Network Architecture
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) BDD
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps
2 1 (9.09%) High Availability
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
1 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
2 4 (36.36%) C
2 4 (36.36%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) MCSE
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) MCSA
5 1 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (9.09%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Juniper
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec
2 1 (9.09%) VMware