Period
to 13 October 2019

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 6 months to 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > East Midlands
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 89 119
Rank change year-on-year -13 +30 -20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 111 161 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.83% 3.46% 2.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.55% 15.51% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 106 144 118
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.61% +27.69%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,825 £24,175
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,475 £58,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 819 1,038 1,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.88% 22.28% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 635 769 937
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 13 October 2019.

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 6 months to 13 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +5 62 £46,250 +2.78% 12
Derbyshire -6 22 £33,250 -16.88% 2
Northamptonshire -4 18 £37,500 +2.74% 9
Leicestershire -14 7 £53,750 +34.38% 9
Lincolnshire - 1 £37,500 - 2
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 103 (92.79%) Microsoft
2 75 (67.57%) Azure
3 66 (59.46%) Office 365
4 65 (58.56%) Windows
5 58 (52.25%) Active Directory
6 56 (50.45%) MCSE
6 56 (50.45%) VMware
7 47 (42.34%) MCSA
8 44 (39.64%) Hyper-V
9 43 (38.74%) Windows Server
10 42 (37.84%) Windows 10
11 39 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 36 (32.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 35 (31.53%) Firewall
13 35 (31.53%) ITIL
13 35 (31.53%) Cisco
14 34 (30.63%) Azure Active Directory
15 33 (29.73%) Citrix
16 27 (24.32%) PowerShell
16 27 (24.32%) Microsoft Intune
17 24 (21.62%) AWS
17 24 (21.62%) Presales
17 24 (21.62%) Public Sector
18 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2012
18 23 (20.72%) SCCM
19 22 (19.82%) Customer Requirements
20 21 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
21 20 (18.02%) SharePoint
21 20 (18.02%) SQL
22 19 (17.12%) Retail

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring 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 20 (18.02%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.31%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.31%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (14.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.60%) Line 50
2 4 (3.60%) Line 500
3 2 (1.80%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 75 (67.57%) Azure
2 66 (59.46%) Office 365
3 34 (30.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 24 (21.62%) AWS
5 9 (8.11%) SaaS
6 8 (7.21%) IaaS
6 8 (7.21%) Power Platform
7 7 (6.31%) PaaS
8 5 (4.50%) Mimecast
9 4 (3.60%) NuGet
10 3 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.90%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (31.53%) Firewall
2 17 (15.32%) VoIP
2 17 (15.32%) VPN
2 17 (15.32%) WAN
3 12 (10.81%) VLAN
4 11 (9.91%) DHCP
5 10 (9.01%) DNS
6 7 (6.31%) LAN
6 7 (6.31%) Skype
7 5 (4.50%) Network Security
7 5 (4.50%) SSL
8 4 (3.60%) TCP/IP
8 4 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.70%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.80%) BGP
10 2 (1.80%) MPLS
10 2 (1.80%) OSPF
10 2 (1.80%) RTP
10 2 (1.80%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) Power BI
2 7 (6.31%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.70%) Big Data
6 2 (1.80%) OLAP
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.90%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (21.62%) Public Sector
2 19 (17.12%) Retail
3 18 (16.22%) Finance
4 4 (3.60%) Games
4 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 36 (32.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (18.02%) IT Engineer
3 16 (14.41%) Consultant
4 15 (13.51%) Cloud Engineer
5 12 (10.81%) Support Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (9.01%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (7.21%) Citrix Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) IT Support
9 6 (5.41%) Professional Services Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.11%) .NET
2 6 (5.41%) AngularJS
2 6 (5.41%) CSS
2 6 (5.41%) HTML
3 5 (4.50%) Node.js
4 4 (3.60%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.60%) Ninject
4 4 (3.60%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.70%) jQuery
6 1 (0.90%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.90%) JSON
6 1 (0.90%) LDAP
6 1 (0.90%) SAML
6 1 (0.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.21%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (5.41%) Driving Licence
2 6 (5.41%) NHS
3 5 (4.50%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.90%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.90%) Replication
7 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 65 (58.56%) Windows
2 43 (38.74%) Windows Server
3 42 (37.84%) Windows 10
4 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (10.81%) Windows 8
6 10 (9.01%) Linux
7 9 (8.11%) AIX
7 9 (8.11%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 35 (31.53%) ITIL
3 24 (21.62%) Presales
4 22 (19.82%) Customer Requirements
5 15 (13.51%) Project Delivery
6 14 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (12.61%) Service Management
7 13 (11.71%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (10.81%) IT Strategy
9 11 (9.91%) DevOps
10 10 (9.01%) Coaching
11 9 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (8.11%) Incident Management
11 9 (8.11%) Mentoring
11 9 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (7.21%) Load Balancing
12 8 (7.21%) Release Management
13 7 (6.31%) ERP
13 7 (6.31%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 27 (24.32%) PowerShell
2 20 (18.02%) SQL
3 10 (9.01%) C#
4 9 (8.11%) VBScript
5 6 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.60%) VB
7 2 (1.80%) Python
7 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.90%) R
8 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (50.45%) MCSE
2 47 (42.34%) MCSA
3 21 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (13.51%) CCNA
4 15 (13.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (7.21%) CCA
5 8 (7.21%) CCNP
5 8 (7.21%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (7.21%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.21%) Security Cleared
6 7 (6.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (5.41%) Degree
7 6 (5.41%) MCP
8 5 (4.50%) CCSP
8 5 (4.50%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (2.70%) MCITP
9 3 (2.70%) NVQ Level 3
10 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) SLA
2 4 (3.60%) GDPR
2 4 (3.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.70%) PMO
4 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 58 (52.25%) Active Directory
2 44 (39.64%) Hyper-V
3 39 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (15.32%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 9 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (8.11%) XenApp
6 8 (7.21%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (2.70%) Docker
8 2 (1.80%) Firmware
8 2 (1.80%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (24.32%) Microsoft Intune
2 23 (20.72%) SCCM
3 1 (0.90%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.90%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 103 (92.79%) Microsoft
2 56 (50.45%) VMware
3 35 (31.53%) Cisco
4 33 (29.73%) Citrix
5 9 (8.11%) IBM
6 5 (4.50%) Veeam
7 4 (3.60%) Mitel
7 4 (3.60%) Sage
7 4 (3.60%) SAP
7 4 (3.60%) WatchGuard
8 3 (2.70%) Symantec
9 2 (1.80%) Avaya
9 2 (1.80%) Cognos
9 2 (1.80%) Dell
9 2 (1.80%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.90%) D-Link
10 1 (0.90%) Draytek
10 1 (0.90%) HP
10 1 (0.90%) Oracle
10 1 (0.90%) Veritas