The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 87 83
Rank change year-on-year -13 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 160 241 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.59% 3.24% 3.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.06% 10.89% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138 214 216
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,640 £24,650 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1766 2214 2304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 28.60% 29.73% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1304 1745 1820
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in the East of England

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in the East of England.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in the East of England

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in the East of England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in the East of England

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +8 79 £41,000 +9.33% 11
Cambridgeshire +4 37 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Bedfordshire +15 20 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Suffolk +8 12 £38,500 +28.33% 2
Essex -14 8 £45,000 +60.71% 1
Norfolk -21 5 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 of England region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 244 (85.02%) Microsoft
2 193 (67.25%) Windows
3 147 (51.22%) MCSE
4 131 (45.64%) Active Directory
5 119 (41.46%) SQL Server
5 119 (41.46%) MS Excel
6 117 (40.77%) Windows Server
7 94 (32.75%) VMware
8 89 (31.01%) SQL
9 87 (30.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 86 (29.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 85 (29.62%) MCP
12 81 (28.22%) MCSA
13 80 (27.87%) ITIL
14 78 (27.18%) Office 365
15 68 (23.69%) Microsoft Azure
16 66 (23.00%) Cisco Certification
17 65 (22.65%) MS Exchange
17 65 (22.65%) VMware Infrastructure
18 63 (21.95%) CCNA
19 56 (19.51%) DNS
20 52 (18.12%) Windows 7
21 50 (17.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 48 (16.72%) DHCP
23 47 (16.38%) Cisco
23 47 (16.38%) Firewall
23 47 (16.38%) Hyper-V
23 47 (16.38%) MCITP
24 46 (16.03%) PowerShell
25 45 (15.68%) .NET

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 65 (22.65%) MS Exchange
2 41 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 37 (12.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (8.01%) IIS
5 18 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (5.92%) Skype for Business
7 11 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.79%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.39%) CMS
9 4 (1.39%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (1.05%) EPiServer
10 3 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (1.05%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.35%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 119 (41.46%) MS Excel
2 43 (14.98%) MS Office
3 8 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.39%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 78 (27.18%) Office 365
2 68 (23.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (4.18%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.44%) SaaS
6 5 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.39%) PaaS
8 3 (1.05%) Akamai
8 3 (1.05%) IaaS
9 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 56 (19.51%) DNS
2 48 (16.72%) DHCP
3 47 (16.38%) Firewall
4 21 (7.32%) TCP/IP
5 20 (6.97%) LAN
6 17 (5.92%) SAN
7 16 (5.57%) WAN
8 14 (4.88%) Internet
8 14 (4.88%) VPN
9 11 (3.83%) VoIP
10 9 (3.14%) SMTP
11 8 (2.79%) HTTP
11 8 (2.79%) HTTPS
12 7 (2.44%) iSCSI
12 7 (2.44%) Wireless
13 5 (1.74%) IMAP
13 5 (1.74%) NetScaler
13 5 (1.74%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (1.74%) VLAN
14 4 (1.39%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (41.46%) SQL Server
2 39 (13.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (7.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (6.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (5.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (4.53%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.18%) DTS
7 12 (4.18%) MySQL
8 11 (3.83%) RDBMS
9 9 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (1.05%) OLTP
15 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
15 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
16 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
16 1 (0.35%) Biml
Development Applications
1 14 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.39%) MSI
3 3 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.35%) Protractor
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.35%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 18 (6.27%) Finance
1 18 (6.27%) Legal
2 11 (3.83%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.70%) Advertising
3 2 (0.70%) Front Office
4 1 (0.35%) Banking
4 1 (0.35%) Billing
4 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
4 1 (0.35%) Local Government
4 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.35%) Marketing
4 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (18.82%) Analyst
2 50 (17.42%) Support Engineer
3 43 (14.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 39 (13.59%) Developer
4 39 (13.59%) IT Support
5 37 (12.89%) Consultant
6 31 (10.80%) Support Analyst
7 27 (9.41%) VMware Engineer
8 26 (9.06%) Server Engineer
9 25 (8.71%) IT Engineer
10 23 (8.01%) IT Support Engineer
11 22 (7.67%) C# Developer
12 21 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (6.62%) IT Analyst
14 18 (6.27%) Administrator
14 18 (6.27%) Technical Consultant
15 17 (5.92%) 2nd Line Support
15 17 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support
15 17 (5.92%) IT Support Analyst
15 17 (5.92%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (15.68%) .NET
2 25 (8.71%) ASP.NET
3 19 (6.62%) .NET Framework
4 18 (6.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (6.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (6.27%) Entity Framework
4 18 (6.27%) WCF
5 12 (4.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 12 (4.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 12 (4.18%) LAMP
5 12 (4.18%) WinForms
6 10 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (2.44%) LINQ
8 6 (2.09%) jQuery
9 4 (1.39%) CSS
9 4 (1.39%) HTML
10 3 (1.05%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.35%) CSS3
11 1 (0.35%) HTML5
11 1 (0.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.97%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.23%) Replication
3 12 (4.18%) Clustering
3 12 (4.18%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 12 (4.18%) Driving Licence
4 11 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.14%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.79%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.09%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.09%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.70%) EPoS
9 2 (0.70%) Handset
9 2 (0.70%) iPad
10 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.35%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.35%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 193 (67.25%) Windows
2 117 (40.77%) Windows Server
3 87 (30.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 86 (29.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (18.12%) Windows 7
6 32 (11.15%) Linux
7 26 (9.06%) Windows 10
8 17 (5.92%) Windows 8
9 15 (5.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (4.88%) Windows XP
11 7 (2.44%) Unix
12 5 (1.74%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.05%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (27.87%) ITIL
2 32 (11.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 31 (10.80%) Change Management
3 31 (10.80%) Presales
4 25 (8.71%) MVC
4 25 (8.71%) Problem Management
5 22 (7.67%) SDLC
6 18 (6.27%) Customer Requirements
6 18 (6.27%) Incident Management
6 18 (6.27%) ITIL V3
6 18 (6.27%) Service Delivery
7 17 (5.92%) High Availability
7 17 (5.92%) Migration
8 16 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (5.23%) Project Management
10 14 (4.88%) Configuration Management
11 13 (4.53%) CRM
11 13 (4.53%) SOA
12 11 (3.83%) Service Management
13 10 (3.48%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (31.01%) SQL
2 46 (16.03%) PowerShell
3 38 (13.24%) T-SQL
4 35 (12.20%) C#
5 33 (11.50%) VBScript
6 12 (4.18%) Perl
6 12 (4.18%) PHP
7 5 (1.74%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.05%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.05%) VB
9 2 (0.70%) C
9 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.70%) VBA
10 1 (0.35%) Python
10 1 (0.35%) REXX
10 1 (0.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 147 (51.22%) MCSE
2 85 (29.62%) MCP
3 81 (28.22%) MCSA
4 66 (23.00%) Cisco Certification
5 63 (21.95%) CCNA
6 50 (17.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 47 (16.38%) MCITP
8 26 (9.06%) MCTS
9 25 (8.71%) Citrix Certification
9 25 (8.71%) Degree
10 23 (8.01%) A+ Certification
11 16 (5.57%) SC Cleared
11 16 (5.57%) Security Cleared
12 12 (4.18%) CCA
13 11 (3.83%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (3.48%) CCNP
14 10 (3.48%) Network+ Certification
15 8 (2.79%) VCDX
16 7 (2.44%) CCAA
17 6 (2.09%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.20%) SLA
2 13 (4.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 131 (45.64%) Active Directory
2 65 (22.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (16.38%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.57%) vCloud
4 16 (5.57%) vSphere
5 15 (5.23%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (3.48%) XenApp
7 7 (2.44%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (2.09%) VMware Server
9 4 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.39%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.05%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.05%) XenServer
11 1 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 27 (9.41%) SCCM
2 20 (6.97%) SCOM
3 15 (5.23%) Puppet
4 12 (4.18%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.74%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.74%) BladeLogic
5 5 (1.74%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (1.39%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.39%) vRealize
7 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.35%) Oozie
7 1 (0.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.35%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 244 (85.02%) Microsoft
2 94 (32.75%) VMware
3 47 (16.38%) Cisco
4 41 (14.29%) Citrix
5 19 (6.62%) Veeam
6 17 (5.92%) Oracle
7 16 (5.57%) HP
8 13 (4.53%) IBM
9 11 (3.83%) Google
10 8 (2.79%) SonicWALL
11 6 (2.09%) 3Com
11 6 (2.09%) BMC
11 6 (2.09%) Computacenter
12 5 (1.74%) AppSense
12 5 (1.74%) Draytek
12 5 (1.74%) NETGEAR
13 4 (1.39%) Apple
13 4 (1.39%) SAP
13 4 (1.39%) ZyXEL
14 3 (1.05%) CheckPoint
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
Wymondham, Norfolk
Norfolk & Suffolk Constabularies
Salary: From £26,535 to £30,180 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum Excellent Training. Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Saffron Walden, Essex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 65k + 3% Pension and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + Microsoft certification
Posted: 3 days ago
Huntingdon
greywood
Salary: £17000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits + Microsoft certification
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
MaxAd
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
MaxAd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The SmartList
Salary: Excellent benefits package
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The SmartList
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Benefits
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