Period
to 17 January 2021

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 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 63 87 77
Rank change year-on-year +24 -10 +41
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 60 110 159
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.11% 2.98% 3.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.74% 13.32% 13.81%
Number of salaries quoted 54 113 141
Median annual salary £36,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.89% +5.88% +16.44%
10th Percentile £27,645 £30,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £73,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.66%

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 304 826 1,151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.78% 22.41% 27.10%
Number of salaries quoted 220 696 752
Median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £23,425 £25,625 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 17 January 2021.

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 17 January 2021. 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
Leicestershire +31 16 £45,250 -17.73% 1
Derbyshire +20 14 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Northamptonshire +5 14 £30,930 -27.22% 1
Nottinghamshire +15 12 £36,000 -15.29% 3
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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 41 (68.33%) Microsoft
2 37 (61.67%) Windows
3 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
4 28 (46.67%) ITIL
4 28 (46.67%) MCSE
5 21 (35.00%) MCSA
5 21 (35.00%) Windows Server
6 20 (33.33%) Azure
6 20 (33.33%) DNS
6 20 (33.33%) VMware
7 17 (28.33%) Office 365
8 15 (25.00%) Firewall
9 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
10 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (20.00%) WAN
11 12 (20.00%) LAN
11 12 (20.00%) SQL
12 11 (18.33%) Citrix
12 11 (18.33%) Hyper-V
12 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (16.67%) SLA
13 10 (16.67%) SCCM
14 9 (15.00%) Change Management
14 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
14 9 (15.00%) T-SQL
14 9 (15.00%) Linux
14 9 (15.00%) ITIL V3
15 8 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
15 8 (13.33%) AWS
15 8 (13.33%) Customer Requirements

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 9 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (33.33%) Azure
2 17 (28.33%) Office 365
3 8 (13.33%) AWS
3 8 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.33%) DNS
2 15 (25.00%) Firewall
3 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
4 12 (20.00%) LAN
4 12 (20.00%) WAN
5 8 (13.33%) DHCP
5 8 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (11.67%) Network Security
7 6 (10.00%) SAN
7 6 (10.00%) VPN
8 5 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (8.33%) iSCSI
8 5 (8.33%) MPLS
8 5 (8.33%) VLAN
8 5 (8.33%) VoIP
9 4 (6.67%) VSAN
10 2 (3.33%) Multicast
11 1 (1.67%) NAS
11 1 (1.67%) Wireless
11 1 (1.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.33%) Fire and Rescue
1 5 (8.33%) Local Government
1 5 (8.33%) Social Housing
1 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.33%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Analyst
2 10 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) IT Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
5 6 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 6 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) IT Support
6 5 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) .NET
1 7 (11.67%) HTML
2 6 (10.00%) CSS
3 5 (8.33%) .NET Core
3 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 5 (8.33%) React
4 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.33%) CSS3
5 2 (3.33%) HTML5
5 2 (3.33%) Sass
5 2 (3.33%) WinForms
6 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 5 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (61.67%) Windows
2 21 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (15.00%) Linux
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (6.67%) Unix
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) Change Management
2 9 (15.00%) ITIL V3
3 8 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
3 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (11.67%) MVC
4 7 (11.67%) Server Management
4 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (11.67%) Storage Management
5 6 (10.00%) Scrum
6 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.33%) Coaching
6 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.33%) High Availability
6 5 (8.33%) Identity Management
6 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.33%) Migration
6 5 (8.33%) Preventative Maintenance
6 5 (8.33%) TOGAF
7 4 (6.67%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) SQL
2 9 (15.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.00%) C#
4 6 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.67%) PHP
6 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (46.67%) MCSE
2 21 (35.00%) MCSA
3 8 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (13.33%) MCITP
4 7 (11.67%) AWS Certification
4 7 (11.67%) CCNP
4 7 (11.67%) MCTS
5 6 (10.00%) CCNA
5 6 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (8.33%) CCDA
6 5 (8.33%) CCENT
6 5 (8.33%) MCP
6 5 (8.33%) Server+ Certification
7 4 (6.67%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (3.33%) Degree
9 1 (1.67%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.67%) LPIC
9 1 (1.67%) MCDBA
9 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) SLA
2 8 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (48.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.33%) Hyper-V
2 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 4 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.67%) vCloud
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.67%) vSphere
5 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) SCCM
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (6.67%) SCOM
2 4 (6.67%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 41 (68.33%) Microsoft
2 20 (33.33%) VMware
3 11 (18.33%) Citrix
4 7 (11.67%) Cisco
5 5 (8.33%) Sophos
6 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.33%) Telerik
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle