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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 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > East of England
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 150 155 148
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 -27
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 161 62 42
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.16% 1.38% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.62% 4.93% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 103 53 38
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £26,950
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £32,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95% +10.00%
75th Percentile £59,375 £57,500 £59,375
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £81,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11% +5.88%

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 2,866 1,258 952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.49% 27.92% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 847 581 666
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,000 £26,575
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £35,428
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £49,750
Median % change year-on-year - +0.50% +10.56%
75th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £74,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 29 June 2022.

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 29 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire +13 74 £62,500 +61.29% 11
Cambridgeshire -35 38 £35,000 -36.36% 3
Bedfordshire -5 19 £53,000 +0.95% 2
Essex -36 17 £32,500 -26.97% 5
Suffolk -14 5 £25,000 -54.55% 3
Norfolk +3 4 £32,250 -33.51%
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, 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.

1 130 (80.75%) Microsoft
2 120 (74.53%) Azure
3 91 (56.52%) MCSE
4 90 (55.90%) ITIL
5 88 (54.66%) Active Directory
6 84 (52.17%) Windows
7 73 (45.34%) AWS
8 72 (44.72%) Microsoft 365
9 57 (35.40%) VMware
10 56 (34.78%) Problem-Solving
11 55 (34.16%) Social Skills
12 52 (32.30%) MCSA
13 51 (31.68%) VMware Infrastructure
14 48 (29.81%) Degree
15 47 (29.19%) Windows Server
16 41 (25.47%) PowerShell
17 39 (24.22%) Azure Active Directory
18 38 (23.60%) DNS
19 36 (22.36%) Problem Management
19 36 (22.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 35 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
21 34 (21.12%) Microsoft Office
22 33 (20.50%) Data Centre
23 32 (19.88%) Windows Server 2012
24 31 (19.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 31 (19.25%) SCCM
24 31 (19.25%) SQL
25 29 (18.01%) DHCP
25 29 (18.01%) Service Management
25 29 (18.01%) ITIL V3

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 15 (9.32%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.21%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.24%) IIS
4 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 34 (21.12%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (8.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (4.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.73%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 120 (74.53%) Azure
2 73 (45.34%) AWS
3 72 (44.72%) Microsoft 365
4 39 (24.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (10.56%) Power Platform
6 16 (9.94%) IaaS
7 10 (6.21%) Azure Machine Learning
8 8 (4.97%) Azure Functions
8 8 (4.97%) Azure Logic Apps
8 8 (4.97%) OneDrive
8 8 (4.97%) Serverless
9 5 (3.11%) SaaS
10 4 (2.48%) AWS CodeCommit
10 4 (2.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (1.86%) Azure DevOps
11 3 (1.86%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (1.24%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (1.24%) Azure Monitor
12 2 (1.24%) Azure Sentinel
13 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (23.60%) DNS
2 29 (18.01%) DHCP
3 26 (16.15%) TCP/IP
4 23 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
5 21 (13.04%) Firewall
5 21 (13.04%) SAN
6 18 (11.18%) LAN
7 17 (10.56%) Remote Desktop
8 15 (9.32%) WAN
9 12 (7.45%) NetScaler
10 11 (6.83%) Wireless
11 10 (6.21%) VoIP
12 8 (4.97%) VPN
13 7 (4.35%) Network Security
13 7 (4.35%) VLAN
14 4 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
15 3 (1.86%) Internet
15 3 (1.86%) IPv4
15 3 (1.86%) IPv6
15 3 (1.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.07%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (5.59%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.73%) Power BI
4 6 (3.73%) Power Query
5 4 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.86%) GIS
7 2 (1.24%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.62%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.48%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.48%) Subversion
2 2 (1.24%) JIRA
General
1 55 (34.16%) Social Skills
2 25 (15.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 24 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (8.07%) Telecoms
5 12 (7.45%) Public Sector
6 11 (6.83%) Finance
7 8 (4.97%) Influencing Skills
7 8 (4.97%) Publishing
7 8 (4.97%) Wearables
8 6 (3.73%) Banking
9 4 (2.48%) Law
10 2 (1.24%) Marketing
10 2 (1.24%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.62%) Fire and Rescue
11 1 (0.62%) Local Government
11 1 (0.62%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 32 (19.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (12.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 18 (11.18%) Windows Engineer
4 17 (10.56%) Developer
5 16 (9.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (9.94%) Technical Support
5 16 (9.94%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (9.94%) Wintel Engineer
5 16 (9.94%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (8.07%) Architect
7 11 (6.83%) IT Support
8 10 (6.21%) Analyst
8 10 (6.21%) Azure Engineer
8 10 (6.21%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (6.21%) IT Engineer
8 10 (6.21%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (5.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 9 (5.59%) Support Manager
10 8 (4.97%) Azure Architect
10 8 (4.97%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.70%) .NET
2 10 (6.21%) XML
3 8 (4.97%) .NET Framework
3 8 (4.97%) Ajax
3 8 (4.97%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (4.97%) CSS
3 8 (4.97%) Entity Framework
3 8 (4.97%) HTML
3 8 (4.97%) jQuery
3 8 (4.97%) Kendo UI
3 8 (4.97%) LINQ
3 8 (4.97%) Razor View Engine
3 8 (4.97%) WCF
3 8 (4.97%) Web Services
4 5 (3.11%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.48%) AngularJS
5 4 (2.48%) Node.js
5 4 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.86%) OAuth2
6 3 (1.86%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.50%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.18%) Replication
3 16 (9.94%) Clustering
3 16 (9.94%) EMC VNX
4 15 (9.32%) Biotechnology
5 13 (8.07%) Enterprise Storage
6 11 (6.83%) Management Information System
6 11 (6.83%) NHS
7 10 (6.21%) IoT
7 10 (6.21%) Robotics
8 8 (4.97%) Renewable Energy
8 8 (4.97%) Virtual Team
9 5 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (2.48%) User Experience
11 3 (1.86%) Life Science
11 3 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (1.24%) Cloud Native
12 2 (1.24%) CMDB
12 2 (1.24%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 84 (52.17%) Windows
2 47 (29.19%) Windows Server
3 32 (19.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (12.42%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (3.73%) Windows 10
5 6 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.86%) Linux
6 3 (1.86%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.24%) Debian
7 2 (1.24%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.24%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (55.90%) ITIL
2 56 (34.78%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (22.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 36 (22.36%) Problem Management
4 29 (18.01%) ITIL V3
4 29 (18.01%) Service Management
5 28 (17.39%) Computer Science
6 25 (15.53%) Service Delivery
7 22 (13.66%) Agile
8 21 (13.04%) Change Control
9 16 (9.94%) Analytics
9 16 (9.94%) Load Balancing
9 16 (9.94%) Mathematics
10 15 (9.32%) Change Management
10 15 (9.32%) Data Protection
10 15 (9.32%) DevOps
11 14 (8.70%) Business Case
11 14 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (8.07%) Information Security
12 13 (8.07%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 41 (25.47%) PowerShell
2 31 (19.25%) SQL
3 14 (8.70%) C#
4 10 (6.21%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.21%) TypeScript
5 8 (4.97%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.73%) Python
6 6 (3.73%) VBA
7 4 (2.48%) Bash
7 4 (2.48%) Groovy
8 1 (0.62%) Java
8 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 91 (56.52%) MCSE
2 52 (32.30%) MCSA
3 48 (29.81%) Degree
4 31 (19.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 26 (16.15%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (16.15%) Security Cleared
6 22 (13.66%) SC Cleared
7 21 (13.04%) CCNP
8 18 (11.18%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (8.07%) CCNA
9 13 (8.07%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (8.07%) MCITP
10 12 (7.45%) Computer Science Degree
10 12 (7.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (6.21%) MCP
11 10 (6.21%) TOGAF Certification
12 9 (5.59%) A+ Certification
12 9 (5.59%) AWS Certification
13 8 (4.97%) CCA
13 8 (4.97%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.56%) SLA
2 11 (6.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.73%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.24%) GxP
4 2 (1.24%) HL7
4 2 (1.24%) QA
5 1 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.62%) NCSC
5 1 (0.62%) NIST
System Software
1 88 (54.66%) Active Directory
2 51 (31.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (21.74%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (17.39%) Terminal Services
5 27 (16.77%) vSphere
6 26 (16.15%) Hyper-V
7 18 (11.18%) XenDesktop
8 13 (8.07%) XenApp
9 12 (7.45%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (3.73%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (2.48%) Docker
12 3 (1.86%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (1.24%) Firmware
14 1 (0.62%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 31 (19.25%) SCCM
2 22 (13.66%) SCOM
3 16 (9.94%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 16 (9.94%) Microsoft Clustering
3 16 (9.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 16 (9.94%) SCOrch
3 16 (9.94%) vCenter Server
4 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (2.48%) Consul
5 4 (2.48%) Packer
5 4 (2.48%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (2.48%) Terraform
6 1 (0.62%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 130 (80.75%) Microsoft
2 57 (35.40%) VMware
3 28 (17.39%) Citrix
4 22 (13.66%) Brocade
5 18 (11.18%) Cisco
6 17 (10.56%) NetApp
6 17 (10.56%) Veeam
7 16 (9.94%) 3PAR
7 16 (9.94%) EMC
7 16 (9.94%) jetNEXUS
7 16 (9.94%) Rackspace
7 16 (9.94%) Symantec
8 12 (7.45%) Ivanti
9 10 (6.21%) HP
9 10 (6.21%) MuleSoft
9 10 (6.21%) Oracle
9 10 (6.21%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (4.97%) NEC
10 8 (4.97%) Northgate
11 6 (3.73%) Varonis