Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 71 58
Rank change year-on-year +19 -13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 2.26% 0.23% 2.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.74% 0.64% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 10
Colchester median annual salary £27,500 £50,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.00% +47.06% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,950 £45,000 £28,050
90th Percentile £30,500 £55,000 £36,000
Essex median annual salary £44,000 £50,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +61.29% -3.13%

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 103 157 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 25.88% 36.85% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 92 136 94
Colchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +40.63%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £86,750 £65,000 £63,750
Essex median annual salary £46,250 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.56% -4.44% -

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (55.56%) MCSE
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) VLAN
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) MCP
6 3 (33.33%) MCSA
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) VPN
6 3 (33.33%) SLA
6 3 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (22.22%) Symantec
7 2 (22.22%) Project Management
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (22.22%) HP
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) People Management
7 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis

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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) VLAN
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Broadband
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
1 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Applications Support
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) iPhone
3 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (22.22%) People Management
2 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MCSE
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) MCP
3 3 (33.33%) MCSA
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (11.11%) CCENT
5 1 (11.11%) CCNA
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (11.11%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) Avaya
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) Mitel