Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > East Midlands
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 88 80 102
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 108 157 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.07% 3.70% 2.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.57% 13.80% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 107 134 143
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,300 £24,150 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £52,125 £69,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 796 1,138 1,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.65% 26.80% 21.16%
Number of salaries quoted 670 731 923
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,950 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +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 26 February 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 26 February 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 0 41 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Nottinghamshire -37 25 £42,500 - 7
Leicestershire +43 23 £52,500 +23.53% 7
Lincolnshire - 10 £36,250 - 4
Derbyshire -5 9 £42,500 - 9
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 96 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 79 (73.15%) Windows
3 72 (66.67%) Azure
4 65 (60.19%) Office 365
5 52 (48.15%) MCSE
5 52 (48.15%) Active Directory
6 48 (44.44%) Windows 10
7 41 (37.96%) Cisco
8 38 (35.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 37 (34.26%) VMware
10 36 (33.33%) MCSA
11 35 (32.41%) SCCM
12 32 (29.63%) Firewall
12 32 (29.63%) ITIL
12 32 (29.63%) Microsoft Intune
12 32 (29.63%) Windows Server
13 31 (28.70%) Hyper-V
14 25 (23.15%) Azure Active Directory
15 23 (21.30%) Cisco Certification
16 21 (19.44%) Citrix
16 21 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (18.52%) SaaS
18 19 (17.59%) PaaS
19 18 (16.67%) DNS
20 15 (13.89%) Public Sector
20 15 (13.89%) Finance
20 15 (13.89%) DHCP
20 15 (13.89%) CCNP
20 15 (13.89%) Windows 8
21 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012

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 14 (12.96%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.63%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 72 (66.67%) Azure
2 65 (60.19%) Office 365
3 25 (23.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (18.52%) SaaS
5 19 (17.59%) PaaS
6 13 (12.04%) AWS
6 13 (12.04%) IaaS
7 6 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (4.63%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (3.70%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.93%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (29.63%) Firewall
2 18 (16.67%) DNS
3 15 (13.89%) DHCP
4 11 (10.19%) VLAN
4 11 (10.19%) VPN
4 11 (10.19%) WAN
5 6 (5.56%) Network Security
6 5 (4.63%) Skype
6 5 (4.63%) SSL
6 5 (4.63%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.70%) Broadband
7 4 (3.70%) Ethernet
7 4 (3.70%) LAN
7 4 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.70%) Wireless
7 4 (3.70%) Wireless Security
8 3 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.85%) HSRP
9 2 (1.85%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) Power BI
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 7
4 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.85%) OLAP
4 2 (1.85%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.93%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (13.89%) Finance
1 15 (13.89%) Public Sector
2 7 (6.48%) Retail
3 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (31.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (16.67%) Architect
2 18 (16.67%) Azure Architect
2 18 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 13 (12.04%) IT Engineer
4 11 (10.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (10.19%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (6.48%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Developer
7 6 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) IT Support
7 6 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Project Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Support Technician
9 4 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.70%) Desktop Support
9 4 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) .NET
1 3 (2.78%) .NET Core
1 3 (2.78%) LDAP
2 2 (1.85%) MDX
2 2 (1.85%) SAML
2 2 (1.85%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.93%) CSS
3 1 (0.93%) HTML
3 1 (0.93%) LAMP
3 1 (0.93%) LINQ
3 1 (0.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.93%) WCF
3 1 (0.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.63%) Replication
3 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.70%) iPhone
4 3 (2.78%) CMDB
4 3 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.85%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
6 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 79 (73.15%) Windows
2 48 (44.44%) Windows 10
3 32 (29.63%) Windows Server
4 15 (13.89%) Windows 8
5 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.63%) Linux
9 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.93%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 32 (29.63%) ITIL
3 14 (12.96%) Project Delivery
4 12 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 12 (11.11%) Presales
5 10 (9.26%) TOGAF
6 9 (8.33%) Coaching
7 8 (7.41%) Load Balancing
7 8 (7.41%) Migration
7 8 (7.41%) PRINCE2
7 8 (7.41%) Release Management
8 7 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.48%) Change Management
8 7 (6.48%) Project Management
8 7 (6.48%) Server Management
8 7 (6.48%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (6.48%) Technical Leadership
9 6 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.11%) SQL
2 10 (9.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.78%) C#
3 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 52 (48.15%) MCSE
2 36 (33.33%) MCSA
3 23 (21.30%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (13.89%) CCNP
5 13 (12.04%) CCNA
6 12 (11.11%) MCSD
7 7 (6.48%) MCP
8 6 (5.56%) Degree
8 6 (5.56%) TOGAF Certification
9 5 (4.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (3.70%) MCITP
11 3 (2.78%) AWS Certification
11 3 (2.78%) CCA
11 3 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (2.78%) MCTS
12 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.85%) MCDBA
12 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 2 (1.85%) NVQ Level 3
13 1 (0.93%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) SLA
2 4 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 31 (28.70%) Hyper-V
3 21 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.63%) vSphere
5 4 (3.70%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.78%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 3 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.78%) XenApp
7 2 (1.85%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 35 (32.41%) SCCM
2 32 (29.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (5.56%) WSUS
4 3 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 96 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 41 (37.96%) Cisco
3 37 (34.26%) VMware
4 21 (19.44%) Citrix
5 7 (6.48%) HP
6 5 (4.63%) Veeam
7 4 (3.70%) Symantec
8 3 (2.78%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.85%) Cognos
10 1 (0.93%) D-Link
10 1 (0.93%) Draytek
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle
10 1 (0.93%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.93%) Sage
10 1 (0.93%) SAP