Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 114 115
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 -51
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 109 163 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.11% 2.48% 2.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.83% 9.92% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 117 142 146
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £32,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.14% +0.77% -18.75%
10th Percentile £24,150 £22,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £54,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -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 1109 1643 2198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.44% 24.96% 29.47%
Number of salaries quoted 925 1242 1644
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% +5.30% +0.67%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,750 £21,780
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,375 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -2 43 £41,750 +26.52% 2
Northamptonshire +31 36 £41,500 +66.00% 2
Derbyshire -10 17 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Leicestershire +4 11 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Lincolnshire +4 3 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 95 (87.16%) Microsoft
2 77 (70.64%) Windows
3 61 (55.96%) MCSE
4 55 (50.46%) VMware
5 54 (49.54%) Active Directory
6 50 (45.87%) Windows Server
7 40 (36.70%) Office 365
8 39 (35.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (33.94%) MS Exchange
10 32 (29.36%) MCSA
10 32 (29.36%) Microsoft Azure
10 32 (29.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (27.52%) ITIL
12 29 (26.61%) Cisco Certification
13 28 (25.69%) CCNA
13 28 (25.69%) Firewall
14 26 (23.85%) Cisco
14 26 (23.85%) MCP
15 24 (22.02%) MCITP
16 23 (21.10%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (20.18%) SQL
17 22 (20.18%) LAN
18 21 (19.27%) SQL Server
19 20 (18.35%) DNS
19 20 (18.35%) WAN
20 18 (16.51%) Hyper-V
20 18 (16.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 18 (16.51%) Windows 10
21 17 (15.60%) C#
22 16 (14.68%) HTML

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 37 (33.94%) MS Exchange
2 15 (13.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (12.84%) NServiceBus
3 14 (12.84%) Sitefinity
4 10 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (5.50%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (4.59%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.92%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.92%) IIS
8 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 40 (36.70%) Office 365
2 32 (29.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (11.93%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (9.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (5.50%) G Suite
6 5 (4.59%) IaaS
7 2 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.83%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.69%) Firewall
2 22 (20.18%) LAN
3 20 (18.35%) DNS
3 20 (18.35%) WAN
4 16 (14.68%) DHCP
5 12 (11.01%) SAN
6 8 (7.34%) VLAN
7 7 (6.42%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.50%) Internet
8 6 (5.50%) Skype
8 6 (5.50%) WLAN
9 3 (2.75%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (2.75%) VPN
10 2 (1.83%) IPsec
10 2 (1.83%) LDAP
10 2 (1.83%) MPLS
10 2 (1.83%) PBX
10 2 (1.83%) SSH
10 2 (1.83%) SSL
10 2 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.67%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 7
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.83%) MySQL
7 1 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (12.84%) Octopus Deploy
1 14 (12.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.59%) Finance
3 4 (3.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.75%) Law
4 3 (2.75%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.83%) Legal
5 2 (1.83%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
6 1 (0.92%) French Language
6 1 (0.92%) Games
6 1 (0.92%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.92%) Marketing
6 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (15.60%) Developer
2 16 (14.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (12.84%) Applications Developer
4 13 (11.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 13 (11.93%) Analyst
5 11 (10.09%) Technical Support
5 11 (10.09%) Windows Engineer
6 10 (9.17%) IT Engineer
7 9 (8.26%) IT Support
7 9 (8.26%) IT Technician
7 9 (8.26%) Support Engineer
7 9 (8.26%) Technical Leader
8 8 (7.34%) Cloud Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) DBA
8 8 (7.34%) SQL DBA
8 8 (7.34%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) Senior Applications Developer
9 7 (6.42%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.42%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.68%) .NET
1 16 (14.68%) ASP.NET
1 16 (14.68%) HTML
2 15 (13.76%) HTML5
3 14 (12.84%) .NET Framework
3 14 (12.84%) Entity Framework
3 14 (12.84%) Kendo UI
4 2 (1.83%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.83%) CSS
4 2 (1.83%) jQuery
4 2 (1.83%) XML
5 1 (0.92%) Ajax
5 1 (0.92%) Flash
5 1 (0.92%) JSON
5 1 (0.92%) REST
5 1 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.01%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.26%) Driving Licence
3 7 (6.42%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (5.50%) Replication
5 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.67%) Clustering
7 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.83%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.83%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.92%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.92%) PKI
9 1 (0.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 77 (70.64%) Windows
2 50 (45.87%) Windows Server
3 32 (29.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (21.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (16.51%) Windows 10
6 15 (13.76%) Windows 8
7 12 (11.01%) Windows XP
8 11 (10.09%) Linux
9 8 (7.34%) Windows 7
10 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.83%) Unix
12 1 (0.92%) Android
12 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.52%) ITIL
2 16 (14.68%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (12.84%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 14 (12.84%) Microservices
4 14 (12.84%) MVC
4 14 (12.84%) SOLID
4 14 (12.84%) Test Automation
5 10 (9.17%) Presales
5 10 (9.17%) Service Delivery
6 9 (8.26%) Migration
7 8 (7.34%) PRINCE
7 8 (7.34%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (6.42%) High Availability
9 6 (5.50%) ERP
9 6 (5.50%) ITIL V2
9 6 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.50%) Time Management
10 5 (4.59%) Data Integration
10 5 (4.59%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.18%) SQL
2 17 (15.60%) C#
3 4 (3.67%) C++
3 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.67%) X++
4 3 (2.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.83%) VBA
5 2 (1.83%) VBScript
6 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (55.96%) MCSE
2 32 (29.36%) MCSA
3 29 (26.61%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (25.69%) CCNA
5 26 (23.85%) MCP
6 24 (22.02%) MCITP
7 18 (16.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (14.68%) Degree
9 14 (12.84%) MCPD
10 11 (10.09%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (7.34%) CCNP
11 8 (7.34%) VCP5
12 6 (5.50%) A+ Certification
12 6 (5.50%) DBS Check
13 5 (4.59%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (4.59%) Master's Degree
14 4 (3.67%) CCA
14 4 (3.67%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (3.67%) SC Cleared
14 4 (3.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.17%) SLA
2 3 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.83%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.92%) GDPR
4 1 (0.92%) HIPAA
System Software
1 54 (49.54%) Active Directory
2 39 (35.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (16.51%) Hyper-V
4 8 (7.34%) XenApp
5 6 (5.50%) vSphere
6 4 (3.67%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.83%) Snort
7 2 (1.83%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.92%) Firmware
8 1 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (11.93%) SCCM
2 3 (2.75%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.75%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (2.75%) SCOM
3 2 (1.83%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.83%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.83%) Snorby
3 2 (1.83%) Suricata
3 2 (1.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.92%) SCSM
4 1 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.92%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 95 (87.16%) Microsoft
2 55 (50.46%) VMware
3 26 (23.85%) Cisco
4 13 (11.93%) Citrix
4 13 (11.93%) NetApp
5 12 (11.01%) HP
6 8 (7.34%) Symantec
7 6 (5.50%) Google
8 5 (4.59%) Dell
8 5 (4.59%) Veeam
9 3 (2.75%) EMC
10 2 (1.83%) Apple
10 2 (1.83%) EqualLogic
10 2 (1.83%) Juniper
10 2 (1.83%) McAfee
10 2 (1.83%) Palo Alto
10 2 (1.83%) ProCurve
11 1 (0.92%) FalconStor
11 1 (0.92%) Red Box
11 1 (0.92%) SonicWALL