The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
England / East Midlands
Rank 75 77 92
Rank change year-on-year +2 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 91 95 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.10% 2.99% 2.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.24% 11.06% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 86 79 84
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 597 859 877
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 20.37% 27.04% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 455 643 639
Median salary £43,000 £41,837 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.77% +19.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,550 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in the East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in the East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in the East Midlands

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +6 31 £42,500 -1.73% 7
Derbyshire -4 21 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Northamptonshire +27 19 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Leicestershire -10 16 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Lincolnshire -4 1 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 142 (87.12%) Microsoft
2 103 (63.19%) Windows
3 98 (60.12%) MCSE
4 76 (46.63%) Active Directory
5 68 (41.72%) VMware
6 62 (38.04%) MCSA
7 58 (35.58%) Windows Server
8 57 (34.97%) MS Excel
9 54 (33.13%) ITIL
10 52 (31.90%) SQL Server
11 44 (26.99%) SQL
12 40 (24.54%) Hyper-V
13 39 (23.93%) Office 365
14 38 (23.31%) MCITP
15 36 (22.09%) Degree
15 36 (22.09%) Cisco Certification
15 36 (22.09%) SAN
16 35 (21.47%) NetApp
17 34 (20.86%) Cisco
17 34 (20.86%) Windows Server 2012
18 33 (20.25%) High Availability
18 33 (20.25%) MS Exchange
18 33 (20.25%) SCCM
19 32 (19.63%) Citrix
19 32 (19.63%) CCNA
20 27 (16.56%) Firewall
21 26 (15.95%) Microsoft Azure
22 25 (15.34%) SLA
23 21 (12.88%) SCOM
23 21 (12.88%) SC Cleared

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 33 (20.25%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (9.82%) Skype for Business
3 15 (9.20%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.23%) CMS
7 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.61%) IIS
8 1 (0.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 57 (34.97%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (23.93%) Office 365
2 26 (15.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.23%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (1.23%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.23%) SaaS
6 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.61%) IaaS
6 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (22.09%) SAN
2 27 (16.56%) Firewall
3 17 (10.43%) DNS
4 15 (9.20%) Skype
5 13 (7.98%) VoIP
6 12 (7.36%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (6.75%) Internet
7 11 (6.75%) WAN
8 10 (6.13%) LAN
9 8 (4.91%) DHCP
9 8 (4.91%) Wireless
10 7 (4.29%) Unified Communications
11 6 (3.68%) TCP/IP
12 5 (3.07%) MPLS
13 4 (2.45%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (2.45%) VLAN
14 3 (1.84%) Wireless Security
15 2 (1.23%) IP Telephony
15 2 (1.23%) PBX
16 1 (0.61%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (31.90%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (8.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (2.45%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.23%) OLAP
10 2 (1.23%) OLTP
10 2 (1.23%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.61%) Power BI
11 1 (0.61%) QlikView
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (7.98%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.91%) Law
3 7 (4.29%) Retail
4 3 (1.84%) Finance
4 3 (1.84%) Games
4 3 (1.84%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.23%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.23%) Marketing
5 2 (1.23%) Polish Language
5 2 (1.23%) Publishing
5 2 (1.23%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 35 (21.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (16.56%) Analyst
3 21 (12.88%) Consultant
4 18 (11.04%) IT Support
5 16 (9.82%) Microsoft Consultant
6 15 (9.20%) Citrix Engineer
7 14 (8.59%) IT Manager
8 13 (7.98%) Developer
8 13 (7.98%) Support Engineer
9 12 (7.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (7.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (6.75%) IT Engineer
10 11 (6.75%) Support Analyst
11 10 (6.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 9 (5.52%) Administrator
12 9 (5.52%) IT Analyst
12 9 (5.52%) IT Support Analyst
13 8 (4.91%) Architect
14 7 (4.29%) VMware Architect
14 7 (4.29%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.82%) .NET
2 12 (7.36%) ASP.NET
2 12 (7.36%) CSS
2 12 (7.36%) HTML
3 4 (2.45%) jQuery
3 4 (2.45%) XML
4 3 (1.84%) Ajax
4 3 (1.84%) HTML5
5 1 (0.61%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.61%) Middleware
5 1 (0.61%) REST
5 1 (0.61%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.61%) SOAP
5 1 (0.61%) UDDI
5 1 (0.61%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.27%) Data Centre
2 19 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.20%) Computer Science
4 13 (7.98%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.29%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.07%) Clustering
8 4 (2.45%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.84%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.84%) FMCG
9 3 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.84%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (1.23%) EPoS
10 2 (1.23%) Replication
11 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.61%) NHS
11 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 103 (63.19%) Windows
2 58 (35.58%) Windows Server
3 34 (20.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (10.43%) Windows 10
5 16 (9.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (7.36%) Windows 7
7 8 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.07%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.45%) Linux
10 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (33.13%) ITIL
2 33 (20.25%) High Availability
3 16 (9.82%) PRINCE2
4 13 (7.98%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (7.98%) Service Delivery
5 11 (6.75%) Line Management
6 10 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (6.13%) Project Management
7 9 (5.52%) CRM
7 9 (5.52%) Load Balancing
7 9 (5.52%) Process Improvement
7 9 (5.52%) Service Design
7 9 (5.52%) Service Management
8 8 (4.91%) ETL
9 7 (4.29%) Capacity Management
9 7 (4.29%) Document Management
9 7 (4.29%) ITSM
9 7 (4.29%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (4.29%) Problem Management
10 6 (3.68%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (26.99%) SQL
2 17 (10.43%) C#
3 12 (7.36%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.29%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.07%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.07%) VB
6 4 (2.45%) VBScript
7 3 (1.84%) C
7 3 (1.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 98 (60.12%) MCSE
2 62 (38.04%) MCSA
3 38 (23.31%) MCITP
4 36 (22.09%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (22.09%) Degree
5 32 (19.63%) CCNA
6 21 (12.88%) SC Cleared
6 21 (12.88%) Security Cleared
7 18 (11.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (8.59%) MCP
9 8 (4.91%) CCNP
10 7 (4.29%) CISSP
10 7 (4.29%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (3.07%) CCDP
11 5 (3.07%) MCTS
11 5 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (2.45%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.84%) CCDA
13 3 (1.84%) CCENT
13 3 (1.84%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.34%) SLA
2 5 (3.07%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) ISO27002
System Software
1 76 (46.63%) Active Directory
2 40 (24.54%) Hyper-V
3 19 (11.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (11.04%) vSphere
5 9 (5.52%) XenApp
5 9 (5.52%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.68%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.61%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 33 (20.25%) SCCM
2 21 (12.88%) SCOM
3 9 (5.52%) SCSM
4 7 (4.29%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (4.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (2.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 142 (87.12%) Microsoft
2 68 (41.72%) VMware
3 35 (21.47%) NetApp
4 34 (20.86%) Cisco
5 32 (19.63%) Citrix
6 17 (10.43%) HP
7 10 (6.13%) Apple
8 9 (5.52%) SonicWALL
9 7 (4.29%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.68%) SAP
11 5 (3.07%) Tableau
12 3 (1.84%) 3Com
12 3 (1.84%) Dell
12 3 (1.84%) Draytek
12 3 (1.84%) IBM
12 3 (1.84%) iManage
12 3 (1.84%) NETGEAR
12 3 (1.84%) Riverbed
12 3 (1.84%) ZyXEL
13 2 (1.23%) Veeam
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