Period
to 18 September 2019

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 6 months to 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 112 112
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 +16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 165 317 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.31% 2.83% 2.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.10% 9.91% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 149 223 318
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%

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 of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,037 3,198 3,532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.55% 28.51% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,452 2,256 2,757
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% -

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 6 months to 18 September 2019.

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 6 months to 18 September 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +66 97 £45,500 -13.33% 18
Cambridgeshire -16 34 £38,500 -9.41% 7
Essex +6 15 £44,735 +31.57% 9
Suffolk +3 10 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Norfolk -19 8 £33,250 +10.83% 2
Bedfordshire -29 4 £23,500 -48.38% 3
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 of England region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 105 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 99 (60.00%) Windows
3 94 (56.97%) MCSE
4 87 (52.73%) Active Directory
5 79 (47.88%) Office 365
6 78 (47.27%) VMware
7 70 (42.42%) MCSA
8 63 (38.18%) Azure
9 61 (36.97%) ITIL
10 55 (33.33%) Hyper-V
11 52 (31.52%) Windows Server
12 47 (28.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 44 (26.67%) CCNA
13 44 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
14 43 (26.06%) Citrix
15 42 (25.45%) Cisco
15 42 (25.45%) DNS
16 41 (24.85%) DHCP
17 38 (23.03%) MS Exchange
17 38 (23.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 37 (22.42%) PowerShell
19 35 (21.21%) Citrix Certification
19 35 (21.21%) Firewall
20 34 (20.61%) SQL Server
20 34 (20.61%) Problem-Solving
21 33 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
22 32 (19.39%) Microsoft Office
23 31 (18.79%) Windows 7
24 30 (18.18%) iSCSI
25 28 (16.97%) Windows 10

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 38 (23.03%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (7.27%) SharePoint
5 11 (6.67%) Skype for Business
6 7 (4.24%) Apache Spark
6 7 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (4.24%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.82%) IIS
8 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 32 (19.39%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 79 (47.88%) Office 365
2 63 (38.18%) Azure
3 19 (11.52%) AWS
4 13 (7.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (4.24%) GCP
5 7 (4.24%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.82%) IaaS
6 3 (1.82%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.82%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.21%) PaaS
7 2 (1.21%) PowerApps
7 2 (1.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (25.45%) DNS
2 41 (24.85%) DHCP
3 35 (21.21%) Firewall
4 30 (18.18%) iSCSI
5 24 (14.55%) TCP/IP
6 19 (11.52%) SAN
7 18 (10.91%) LAN
8 13 (7.88%) NetScaler
8 13 (7.88%) VLAN
9 12 (7.27%) WAN
10 11 (6.67%) Skype
11 9 (5.45%) VPN
12 7 (4.24%) HTTPS
13 6 (3.64%) Network Security
13 6 (3.64%) VoIP
13 6 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (3.03%) Internet
14 5 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
15 3 (1.82%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.24%) Big Data
3 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.82%) FileMaker
5 3 (1.82%) Power BI
5 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.61%) MySQL
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.61%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 10 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.24%) Bitbucket
2 7 (4.24%) git-flow
2 7 (4.24%) JIRA
3 3 (1.82%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.61%) JUnit
4 1 (0.61%) Subversion
4 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 12 (7.27%) Finance
2 8 (4.85%) Games
3 4 (2.42%) Retail
4 2 (1.21%) Automotive
4 2 (1.21%) Back Office
4 2 (1.21%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.61%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 35 (21.21%) Analyst
2 27 (16.36%) IT Support
3 26 (15.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 25 (15.15%) Support Engineer
5 22 (13.33%) Server Engineer
6 21 (12.73%) Cloud Engineer
6 21 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (10.30%) IT Analyst
7 17 (10.30%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 17 (10.30%) Support Analyst
8 16 (9.70%) Senior Server Engineer
8 16 (9.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 15 (9.09%) Architect
9 15 (9.09%) IT Engineer
9 15 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
10 14 (8.48%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (7.27%) Consultant
11 12 (7.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (6.67%) Developer
12 11 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.30%) .NET
2 9 (5.45%) Web Services
3 7 (4.24%) AngularJS
3 7 (4.24%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.24%) GraphQL
3 7 (4.24%) Kafka
3 7 (4.24%) Node.js
3 7 (4.24%) React
3 7 (4.24%) REST
3 7 (4.24%) Spring
3 7 (4.24%) Spring MVC
3 7 (4.24%) Vue.js
4 6 (3.64%) .NET Core
5 3 (1.82%) ADO
5 3 (1.82%) Classic ASP
5 3 (1.82%) CSS
6 2 (1.21%) JSON
7 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.61%) jQuery
7 1 (0.61%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.94%) Data Centre
2 15 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.27%) Replication
4 11 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.06%) EPoS
6 9 (5.45%) User Experience
7 6 (3.64%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.82%) Social Media
10 2 (1.21%) Cyberattack
10 2 (1.21%) Cybercrime
10 2 (1.21%) iPad
10 2 (1.21%) iPhone
11 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.61%) Clustering
11 1 (0.61%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 99 (60.00%) Windows
2 52 (31.52%) Windows Server
3 33 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (18.79%) Windows 7
5 28 (16.97%) Windows 10
6 25 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (9.70%) Apple iOS
8 14 (8.48%) Linux
9 12 (7.27%) Mac OS
10 9 (5.45%) Android
11 8 (4.85%) Windows XP
12 6 (3.64%) Mac OS X
13 4 (2.42%) CentOS
13 4 (2.42%) Windows 2000
13 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.21%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.97%) ITIL
2 38 (23.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 34 (20.61%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (15.76%) Mentoring
5 22 (13.33%) ITIL V3
5 22 (13.33%) Service Management
6 18 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.88%) Change Management
7 13 (7.88%) ITSM
7 13 (7.88%) Network Management
7 13 (7.88%) Scrum
8 12 (7.27%) Problem Management
9 10 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (6.06%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.45%) DevOps
10 9 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (4.85%) Active Listening
11 8 (4.85%) IT Strategy
12 7 (4.24%) API Design
12 7 (4.24%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 37 (22.42%) PowerShell
2 21 (12.73%) SQL
3 14 (8.48%) VBScript
4 11 (6.67%) C#
4 11 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.45%) C
6 6 (3.64%) TypeScript
7 5 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.42%) Python
8 4 (2.42%) VB
9 3 (1.82%) VB6
10 2 (1.21%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.21%) C++
10 2 (1.21%) Java
11 1 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 94 (56.97%) MCSE
2 70 (42.42%) MCSA
3 44 (26.67%) CCNA
3 44 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (21.21%) Citrix Certification
5 25 (15.15%) MCP
6 21 (12.73%) Degree
7 20 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (7.88%) CCA
8 13 (7.88%) CCNP
9 11 (6.67%) CCAA
10 10 (6.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (4.85%) AWS Certification
11 8 (4.85%) MCSD
12 7 (4.24%) CISSP
12 7 (4.24%) GIAC
12 7 (4.24%) Linux+ Certification
12 7 (4.24%) MCTS
12 7 (4.24%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (4.24%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.88%) SLA
2 8 (4.85%) PMO
3 5 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 87 (52.73%) Active Directory
2 55 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 47 (28.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (12.12%) XenApp
5 10 (6.06%) vSphere
6 8 (4.85%) Docker
7 6 (3.64%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (3.03%) DFS Replication
8 5 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.42%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.82%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (1.82%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.61%) Firmware
11 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.61%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 25 (15.15%) SCCM
2 10 (6.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (4.24%) Kubernetes
3 7 (4.24%) WSUS
4 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.82%) SCOM
6 2 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.21%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (1.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.61%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.61%) vRealize
Vendors
1 105 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 78 (47.27%) VMware
3 43 (26.06%) Citrix
4 42 (25.45%) Cisco
5 24 (14.55%) NetApp
6 19 (11.52%) EMC
7 15 (9.09%) Apple
7 15 (9.09%) Google
8 13 (7.88%) Ivanti
9 12 (7.27%) CommVault
9 12 (7.27%) Symantec
10 10 (6.06%) HP
10 10 (6.06%) Zscaler
11 8 (4.85%) F5
11 8 (4.85%) Nimble Storage
12 6 (3.64%) SonicWALL
12 6 (3.64%) Xamarin
13 5 (3.03%) Dell
14 4 (2.42%) Polycom
14 4 (2.42%) Red Hat