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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > East of England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 112 67
Rank change year-on-year +17 -45  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 202 159 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.28% 2.34% 4.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.77% 8.00% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 190 144 283
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  

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 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 1876 1987 2554
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 30.43% 29.26% 31.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3055 3437 4402
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £46,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.57% +5.55%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +2 97 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Cambridgeshire -14 39 £34,000 -15.00% 4
Essex +22 31 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Suffolk +23 22 £40,000 +19.40% 2
Bedfordshire +3 7 £27,511 -44.97% 4
Norfolk +4 6 £36,000 +44.00%
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 291 (80.39%) Microsoft
2 230 (63.54%) Windows
3 157 (43.37%) MCSE
4 150 (41.44%) Active Directory
5 146 (40.33%) Windows Server
6 137 (37.85%) SQL Server
7 122 (33.70%) Office 365
8 118 (32.60%) MCSA
9 115 (31.77%) MCP
10 105 (29.01%) SQL
11 98 (27.07%) VMware
12 94 (25.97%) ITIL
13 93 (25.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 83 (22.93%) Windows Server 2008
15 81 (22.38%) Microsoft Azure
16 80 (22.10%) Windows 7
16 80 (22.10%) VMware Infrastructure
17 78 (21.55%) Cisco Certification
17 78 (21.55%) CCNA
18 76 (20.99%) PowerShell
18 76 (20.99%) Degree
19 72 (19.89%) MS Exchange
20 71 (19.61%) Citrix
21 70 (19.34%) Cisco
22 67 (18.51%) DNS
23 63 (17.40%) .NET
24 62 (17.13%) Hyper-V
25 61 (16.85%) Computer Science Degree
26 60 (16.57%) DHCP
27 58 (16.02%) C#

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 72 (19.89%) MS Exchange
2 45 (12.43%) SharePoint
3 29 (8.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (6.63%) IIS
5 22 (6.08%) Skype for Business
6 14 (3.87%) CMS
7 12 (3.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.93%) Kentico
10 6 (1.66%) EPiServer
10 6 (1.66%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.38%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.10%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.55%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.28%) Apache
14 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 52 (14.36%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (6.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (4.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.21%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.83%) Adobe Premiere
5 3 (0.83%) Inkscape
5 3 (0.83%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.28%) BASE24
3 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 122 (33.70%) Office 365
2 81 (22.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (8.01%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (3.04%) SaaS
6 7 (1.93%) IaaS
7 5 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.38%) PaaS
8 2 (0.55%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (18.51%) DNS
2 60 (16.57%) DHCP
3 56 (15.47%) Firewall
4 33 (9.12%) SAN
5 29 (8.01%) LAN
6 27 (7.46%) WAN
7 24 (6.63%) TCP/IP
8 18 (4.97%) VLAN
9 16 (4.42%) VoIP
10 15 (4.14%) Internet
10 15 (4.14%) VPN
11 14 (3.87%) iSCSI
11 14 (3.87%) Skype
12 10 (2.76%) Wireless
13 9 (2.49%) HTTP
13 9 (2.49%) HTTPS
13 9 (2.49%) SMTP
14 5 (1.38%) IMAP
14 5 (1.38%) LDAP
14 5 (1.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (37.85%) SQL Server
2 50 (13.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (8.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (8.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (7.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (5.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (4.97%) MySQL
8 15 (4.14%) SQL Server 2014
9 14 (3.87%) NoSQL
9 14 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (3.59%) Hadoop
10 13 (3.59%) RDBMS
10 13 (3.59%) Relational Database
11 11 (3.04%) SQL Server 2000
12 10 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (1.66%) DTS
14 6 (1.66%) MongoDB
15 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (5.25%) Visual Studio
2 10 (2.76%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (1.66%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.38%) Wise Package Studio
6 4 (1.10%) MSI
7 3 (0.83%) Grunt
8 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (6.91%) Advertising
2 20 (5.52%) Finance
3 11 (3.04%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.49%) Retail
5 7 (1.93%) Legal
6 4 (1.10%) Automotive
7 2 (0.55%) Billing
7 2 (0.55%) Marketing
7 2 (0.55%) Publishing
8 1 (0.28%) Banking
8 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (15.75%) Analyst
2 53 (14.64%) Developer
3 49 (13.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 48 (13.26%) IT Support
5 45 (12.43%) Support Engineer
6 44 (12.15%) Consultant
7 36 (9.94%) Server Engineer
8 32 (8.84%) Support Analyst
9 29 (8.01%) Technical Consultant
10 27 (7.46%) C# Developer
11 26 (7.18%) .NET Developer
11 26 (7.18%) IT Analyst
12 24 (6.63%) IT Support Analyst
13 23 (6.35%) ASP.NET Developer
13 23 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 23 (6.35%) Server Consultant
14 22 (6.08%) Senior Consultant
14 22 (6.08%) Senior Technical Consultant
15 21 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
15 21 (5.80%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (17.40%) .NET
2 54 (14.92%) ASP.NET
3 46 (12.71%) HTML
4 38 (10.50%) AngularJS
5 35 (9.67%) jQuery
6 33 (9.12%) CSS
7 31 (8.56%) HTML5
8 28 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (4.97%) Angular 2
10 15 (4.14%) .NET Framework
10 15 (4.14%) LINQ
11 14 (3.87%) Entity Framework
11 14 (3.87%) KnockoutJS
12 13 (3.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (3.04%) CSS3
14 10 (2.76%) MFC
15 9 (2.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (1.93%) Google Maps API
16 7 (1.93%) LAMP
16 7 (1.93%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.09%) Computer Science
2 40 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.73%) Mobile App
4 16 (4.42%) Data Protection Act
5 13 (3.59%) Blackberry
5 13 (3.59%) Clustering
6 12 (3.31%) Data Centre
6 12 (3.31%) Replication
7 11 (3.04%) Driving Licence
7 11 (3.04%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.38%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.10%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.10%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.10%) User Experience
11 3 (0.83%) 3D Printing
11 3 (0.83%) EPoS
12 2 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 230 (63.54%) Windows
2 146 (40.33%) Windows Server
3 93 (25.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 83 (22.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 80 (22.10%) Windows 7
6 52 (14.36%) Windows 10
7 33 (9.12%) Linux
8 29 (8.01%) Apple iOS
9 26 (7.18%) Android
10 19 (5.25%) Windows 8
11 17 (4.70%) Windows XP
12 7 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (1.38%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.38%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.38%) Unix
13 5 (1.38%) VMS
13 5 (1.38%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (25.97%) ITIL
2 40 (11.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 38 (10.50%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (8.56%) MVC
5 29 (8.01%) High Availability
6 28 (7.73%) Change Management
7 27 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (6.63%) Problem Management
9 22 (6.08%) Application Packaging
9 22 (6.08%) Data Protection
9 22 (6.08%) ITIL V3
9 22 (6.08%) Mobile Application Development
9 22 (6.08%) Software Engineering
10 20 (5.52%) Presales
11 19 (5.25%) Service Delivery
12 18 (4.97%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (4.97%) SDLC
13 17 (4.70%) Project Management
14 16 (4.42%) Migration
15 15 (4.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 105 (29.01%) SQL
2 76 (20.99%) PowerShell
3 58 (16.02%) C#
4 39 (10.77%) JavaScript
5 34 (9.39%) VBScript
6 22 (6.08%) C++
7 20 (5.52%) T-SQL
8 19 (5.25%) Java
9 14 (3.87%) Perl
10 9 (2.49%) Objective-C
11 7 (1.93%) PHP
11 7 (1.93%) VB
12 5 (1.38%) C
12 5 (1.38%) REXX
12 5 (1.38%) Tcl
13 3 (0.83%) Python
13 3 (0.83%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 157 (43.37%) MCSE
2 118 (32.60%) MCSA
3 115 (31.77%) MCP
4 78 (21.55%) CCNA
4 78 (21.55%) Cisco Certification
5 76 (20.99%) Degree
6 61 (16.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 47 (12.98%) MCTS
8 44 (12.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 39 (10.77%) MCITP
10 34 (9.39%) A+ Certification
11 28 (7.73%) Citrix Certification
12 16 (4.42%) CCNP
12 16 (4.42%) Network+ Certification
13 14 (3.87%) MCSD
13 14 (3.87%) SC Cleared
13 14 (3.87%) Security Cleared
14 12 (3.31%) CCA
14 12 (3.31%) CCAA
15 9 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.18%) SLA
2 15 (4.14%) PCI DSS
3 13 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (3.04%) GDPR
5 5 (1.38%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 150 (41.44%) Active Directory
2 80 (22.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (17.13%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.31%) Terminal Server
4 12 (3.31%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (3.04%) vCloud
6 8 (2.21%) vSphere
7 7 (1.93%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (1.93%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.38%) XenApp
9 4 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.55%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.55%) XenServer
11 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 39 (10.77%) SCCM
2 13 (3.59%) Backup Exec
3 12 (3.31%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (3.31%) Puppet
3 12 (3.31%) SCOM
4 9 (2.49%) BladeLogic
5 7 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.66%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (1.10%) SCOrch
8 4 (1.10%) vRealize
9 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.55%) Oozie
9 2 (0.55%) Perfmon
9 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.28%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 291 (80.39%) Microsoft
2 98 (27.07%) VMware
3 71 (19.61%) Citrix
4 70 (19.34%) Cisco
5 23 (6.35%) Veeam
6 22 (6.08%) Oracle
7 20 (5.52%) HP
8 18 (4.97%) Google
9 13 (3.59%) SonicWALL
10 10 (2.76%) BMC
11 9 (2.49%) Apple
12 8 (2.21%) IBM
13 7 (1.93%) Meraki
13 7 (1.93%) Symantec
14 6 (1.66%) 3Com
14 6 (1.66%) CA
14 6 (1.66%) Draytek
14 6 (1.66%) NETGEAR
14 6 (1.66%) Sitecore
15 5 (1.38%) Computacenter
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50k - £60k + Bens Depending on Exp
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum To £60k + Bens (Depending on Exp)
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Marks Sattin
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25-30k+
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Circa £45,000 DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Harlow
Aspire Cambridge Ltd
Salary: £22k - 24k per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Essex
FinTech London Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Shawbrook
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Kcom Group Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Bedford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago