Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 124 104
Rank change year-on-year -3 -20 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 29 170 331
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.07% 2.36% 2.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.02% 8.34% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 48 157 287
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £41,000 £24,900 £24,000
90th Percentile £97,000 £62,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%

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 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 722 2,039 3,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.71% 28.28% 28.17%
Number of salaries quoted 496 1,470 2,291
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +8.70%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Certification in the East of England over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

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 14 August 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
Hertfordshire -1 16 £47,500 +14.46% 4
Bedfordshire +57 6 £47,500 +102.13% 1
Cambridgeshire +39 6 £90,000 +133.77% 6
Suffolk +19 3 £60,000 +20.00%
Essex -3 1 £27,500 -33.73%
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 of England region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (65.52%) Windows
3 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
4 15 (51.72%) Azure
5 14 (48.28%) Office 365
6 10 (34.48%) VMware
7 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
7 9 (31.03%) MCSE
7 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
8 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
8 7 (24.14%) MCSA
8 7 (24.14%) SQL
8 7 (24.14%) SCCM
8 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (20.69%) Firewall
9 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
9 6 (20.69%) AWS
9 6 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (20.69%) Project Delivery
10 5 (17.24%) Public Sector
10 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
10 5 (17.24%) HP
10 5 (17.24%) Migration
10 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (13.79%) Workflow
11 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
11 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification

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 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (51.72%) Azure
2 14 (48.28%) Office 365
3 6 (20.69%) AWS
4 4 (13.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (13.79%) Power Platform
5 2 (6.90%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (6.90%) OneDrive
6 1 (3.45%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) Skype
2 4 (13.79%) Unified Communications
2 4 (13.79%) VPN
2 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (10.34%) DNS
4 2 (6.90%) Internet
4 2 (6.90%) LAN
4 2 (6.90%) SAN
4 2 (6.90%) VLAN
4 2 (6.90%) WAN
4 2 (6.90%) Wireless
4 2 (6.90%) WLAN
5 1 (3.45%) BGP
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (3.45%) DHCP
5 1 (3.45%) HSRP
5 1 (3.45%) MPLS
5 1 (3.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2017
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.45%) Big Data
5 1 (3.45%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Local Government
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Consultant
2 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Professional Services Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (6.90%) Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Applications Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Citrix Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) CRM Developer
3 2 (6.90%) DBA
3 2 (6.90%) Developer
3 2 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Presales Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Project Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Senior DBA
3 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
1 2 (6.90%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 2 (6.90%) Reactive Extensions
1 2 (6.90%) SOAP
1 2 (6.90%) WCF
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
1 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.90%) Cloud Native
1 2 (6.90%) Grid Computing
1 2 (6.90%) HP Storage
1 2 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Blog
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (3.45%) CentOS
7 1 (3.45%) Fedora
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
1 6 (20.69%) Project Delivery
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) Migration
3 4 (13.79%) Data Migration
3 4 (13.79%) High Availability
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Workflow
4 3 (10.34%) Identity Management
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.34%) Presales
5 2 (6.90%) Business Development
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.90%) Fintech
5 2 (6.90%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.90%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) MCSE
2 7 (24.14%) MCSA
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) CCNP
4 3 (10.34%) MCP
5 2 (6.90%) CCNA
5 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) MCITP
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (3.45%) CISSP
6 1 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
6 1 (3.45%) GIAC
6 1 (3.45%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (3.45%) LPIC
6 1 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (3.45%) SANS
6 1 (3.45%) SSCP
6 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (6.90%) XenApp
4 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.45%) Docker
5 1 (3.45%) NFS
5 1 (3.45%) Samba
5 1 (3.45%) VirtualBox
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (6.90%) Data Guard
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (6.90%) WSUS
4 1 (3.45%) Ansible
4 1 (3.45%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.45%) Nagios
4 1 (3.45%) OpenNMS
4 1 (3.45%) Puppet
4 1 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 2 (6.90%) Ivanti
5 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.90%) Veeam
6 1 (3.45%) Aruba
6 1 (3.45%) Brocade
6 1 (3.45%) Cloudera
6 1 (3.45%) Google
6 1 (3.45%) Hortonworks
6 1 (3.45%) Mellanox
6 1 (3.45%) NetApp
6 1 (3.45%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat