Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > East Midlands
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 76 88 86
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 72 129 174
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.15% 3.23% 3.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.93% 14.08% 18.22%
Number of salaries quoted 84 119 166
Median annual salary £50,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.82% +2.41% -2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £52,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 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 557 916 955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 24.38% 22.96% 18.98%
Number of salaries quoted 416 602 773
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -1.20% -2.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,775 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £69,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Certification in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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
Northamptonshire +32 28 £52,500 +23.53% 1
Leicestershire +62 18 £55,000 +29.41%
Nottinghamshire -21 16 £52,500 +23.53% 2
Derbyshire -3 7 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Lincolnshire - 5 £30,000 - 2
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 60 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 52 (72.22%) Windows
3 42 (58.33%) Azure
4 36 (50.00%) MCSE
5 31 (43.06%) Active Directory
6 29 (40.28%) Office 365
6 29 (40.28%) Windows 10
7 25 (34.72%) SCCM
8 21 (29.17%) MCSA
9 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Intune
10 19 (26.39%) Firewall
11 17 (23.61%) Cisco
12 15 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (20.83%) ITIL
12 15 (20.83%) Project Delivery
12 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2016
13 14 (19.44%) Azure Active Directory
13 14 (19.44%) VMware
14 13 (18.06%) CCNA
14 13 (18.06%) Public Sector
14 13 (18.06%) Windows Server
15 12 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 12 (16.67%) SaaS
16 11 (15.28%) PaaS
16 11 (15.28%) Hyper-V
16 11 (15.28%) Customer Requirements
16 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
16 11 (15.28%) SLA
17 10 (13.89%) CCNP
18 9 (12.50%) SQL

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 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 42 (58.33%) Azure
2 29 (40.28%) Office 365
3 14 (19.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (16.67%) SaaS
5 11 (15.28%) PaaS
6 9 (12.50%) AWS
6 9 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (9.72%) IaaS
8 3 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (4.17%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.39%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (1.39%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.39%) Firewall
2 7 (9.72%) DNS
2 7 (9.72%) LAN
2 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.17%) VLAN
4 3 (4.17%) WAN
5 2 (2.78%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.39%) DHCP
6 1 (1.39%) Network Security
6 1 (1.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 7
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.78%) Power BI
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.39%) MySQL
5 1 (1.39%) OLAP
5 1 (1.39%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (18.06%) Public Sector
2 9 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (15.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (12.50%) Architect
2 9 (12.50%) Azure Architect
2 9 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (9.72%) IT Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Consultant
4 6 (8.33%) DBA
4 6 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.94%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Break Fix Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 4 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Hardware Support Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) IMAC Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Project Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) .NET
1 2 (2.78%) .NET Core
2 1 (1.39%) LAMP
2 1 (1.39%) LDAP
2 1 (1.39%) MDX
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
1 5 (6.94%) Replication
2 4 (5.56%) iPhone
3 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.78%) CMDB
4 2 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 52 (72.22%) Windows
2 29 (40.28%) Windows 10
3 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2016
4 13 (18.06%) Windows Server
5 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
6 7 (9.72%) Windows 8
6 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2019
7 6 (8.33%) Linux
8 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.83%) ITIL
1 15 (20.83%) Project Delivery
2 12 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (15.28%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (11.11%) Identity Management
5 7 (9.72%) Database Mirroring
5 7 (9.72%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (9.72%) Presales
5 7 (9.72%) Server Management
6 6 (8.33%) Storage Management
7 5 (6.94%) Coaching
7 5 (6.94%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (5.56%) Break/Fix
8 4 (5.56%) Case Management
8 4 (5.56%) Change Management
8 4 (5.56%) Facilities Management
8 4 (5.56%) Line Management
8 4 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.56%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.50%) SQL
2 6 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (50.00%) MCSE
2 21 (29.17%) MCSA
3 15 (20.83%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (18.06%) CCNA
5 10 (13.89%) CCNP
6 9 (12.50%) Degree
7 7 (9.72%) MCITP
7 7 (9.72%) MCP
8 6 (8.33%) AWS Certification
8 6 (8.33%) MCSD
8 6 (8.33%) MCTS
9 4 (5.56%) MCDBA
10 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 3 (4.17%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.39%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) SLA
2 7 (9.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (5.56%) COSHH
3 4 (5.56%) GDPR
4 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (43.06%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.28%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.78%) BitLocker
3 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (34.72%) SCCM
2 20 (27.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.39%) SCOM
3 1 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 60 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.61%) Cisco
3 14 (19.44%) VMware
4 8 (11.11%) Citrix
5 4 (5.56%) HP
6 2 (2.78%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.39%) Cognos
7 1 (1.39%) Mitel
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle
7 1 (1.39%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.39%) Sage
7 1 (1.39%) SAP