Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 119 86
Rank change year-on-year -2 -33 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 320 311 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.57% 2.46% 2.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.65% 8.74% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 287 281 387
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -3.75%

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 3,701 3,559 4,528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.67% 28.17% 30.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,934 2,755 3,501
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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 -46 94 £50,000 +41.84% 11
Cambridgeshire -48 73 £37,500 -6.25% 13
Essex +61 62 £45,000 +10.43% 8
Bedfordshire +34 36 £42,500 +41.67% 5
Norfolk +41 27 £32,500 +8.33% 10
Suffolk -2 27 £43,500 +1.16% 5
East Anglia - 1 £45,000 - 1
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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.

1 273 (85.31%) Microsoft
2 211 (65.94%) Windows
3 146 (45.63%) VMware
4 144 (45.00%) Windows Server
5 140 (43.75%) MCSE
6 130 (40.63%) Active Directory
7 98 (30.63%) SQL Server
8 97 (30.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 79 (24.69%) ITIL
10 76 (23.75%) Hyper-V
10 76 (23.75%) Windows Server 2012
11 72 (22.50%) DNS
12 71 (22.19%) MCSA
13 70 (21.88%) MS Exchange
14 68 (21.25%) SQL
15 67 (20.94%) MCITP
16 66 (20.63%) Cisco Certification
17 65 (20.31%) Data Centre
18 64 (20.00%) MCP
18 64 (20.00%) Firewall
19 63 (19.69%) Microsoft Azure
20 61 (19.06%) DHCP
21 60 (18.75%) Office 365
22 59 (18.44%) PowerShell
23 58 (18.13%) Degree
24 55 (17.19%) CCNA
25 54 (16.88%) Cisco
26 53 (16.56%) Citrix
27 48 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
28 47 (14.69%) Analytical Skills

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 70 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 41 (12.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (4.38%) Skype for Business
6 11 (3.44%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.13%) OpenStack
8 9 (2.81%) Apache
9 8 (2.50%) GlassFish
9 8 (2.50%) JBoss
9 8 (2.50%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.25%) WordPress
12 3 (0.94%) Confluence
13 1 (0.31%) IIS
13 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.56%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 63 (19.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (18.75%) Office 365
3 22 (6.88%) SaaS
4 20 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (4.69%) IaaS
5 15 (4.69%) PaaS
6 5 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.56%) Mimecast
7 4 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.31%) G Suite
10 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 72 (22.50%) DNS
2 64 (20.00%) Firewall
3 61 (19.06%) DHCP
4 43 (13.44%) TCP/IP
5 33 (10.31%) SAN
6 31 (9.69%) VoIP
7 28 (8.75%) WAN
8 26 (8.13%) VLAN
9 24 (7.50%) Internet
10 22 (6.88%) LAN
11 19 (5.94%) Network Security
12 17 (5.31%) VPN
13 14 (4.38%) MPLS
14 12 (3.75%) Wireless
15 10 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (2.50%) iSCSI
16 8 (2.50%) SSL
17 7 (2.19%) Remote Desktop
17 7 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
18 5 (1.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (30.63%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (7.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 8 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (2.19%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.88%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.63%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.31%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (4.69%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.50%) PROIV
3 5 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.94%) JIRA
5 2 (0.63%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.63%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.31%) NUnit
6 1 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.31%) Selenium
6 1 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (7.50%) Finance
2 11 (3.44%) Banking
3 8 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.88%) Retail
6 5 (1.56%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.63%) Back Office
7 2 (0.63%) Games
7 2 (0.63%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (18.13%) Windows Engineer
2 57 (17.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 41 (12.81%) DBA
4 39 (12.19%) SQL DBA
5 36 (11.25%) SQL Server DBA
6 34 (10.63%) Support Engineer
7 32 (10.00%) Developer
8 31 (9.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 28 (8.75%) Server Engineer
10 26 (8.13%) Systems Engineer
11 25 (7.81%) Analyst
12 24 (7.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (7.50%) Windows Server Engineer
13 22 (6.88%) Administrator
13 22 (6.88%) Software Developer
13 22 (6.88%) Windows Systems Engineer
14 21 (6.56%) Cloud Engineer
15 19 (5.94%) 3rd Line Support
16 17 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 17 (5.31%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.81%) .NET
2 23 (7.19%) HTML
3 21 (6.56%) CSS
4 14 (4.38%) AngularJS
5 13 (4.06%) jQuery
5 13 (4.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 12 (3.75%) ASP.NET
7 8 (2.50%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.50%) Express
7 8 (2.50%) LESS
7 8 (2.50%) React
7 8 (2.50%) Sass
8 7 (2.19%) HTML5
9 5 (1.56%) CSS3
9 5 (1.56%) Web Services
10 4 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (1.25%) MFC
10 4 (1.25%) REST
10 4 (1.25%) WCF
11 3 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 65 (20.31%) Data Centre
2 47 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (9.69%) Computer Science
3 31 (9.69%) Replication
4 27 (8.44%) Management Information System
5 19 (5.94%) Blackberry
6 12 (3.75%) Driving Licence
7 11 (3.44%) Fat Client
7 11 (3.44%) Thin Client
8 10 (3.13%) iPhone
8 10 (3.13%) Private Cloud
9 8 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (2.50%) W3C
10 6 (1.88%) NHS
10 6 (1.88%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.56%) User Experience
12 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.94%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 2 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 211 (65.94%) Windows
2 144 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 76 (23.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (8.75%) Linux
6 26 (8.13%) Windows 7
7 20 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 15 (4.69%) Unix
9 13 (4.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (3.44%) Windows XP
11 10 (3.13%) Windows 10
12 8 (2.50%) Windows Phone
12 8 (2.50%) Windows Vista
13 6 (1.88%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.25%) Android
15 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (24.69%) ITIL
2 37 (11.56%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (10.63%) Performance Tuning
4 30 (9.38%) DevOps
5 29 (9.06%) Cybersecurity
6 26 (8.13%) High Availability
6 26 (8.13%) Migration
7 19 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (5.63%) CRM
8 18 (5.63%) Mathematics
9 17 (5.31%) Analytical Thinking
10 15 (4.69%) Presales
11 14 (4.38%) Software Engineering
11 14 (4.38%) Web Development
12 13 (4.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (4.06%) Kalman Filter
12 13 (4.06%) Security Operations
13 12 (3.75%) Change Management
13 12 (3.75%) SIEM
14 11 (3.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (21.25%) SQL
2 59 (18.44%) PowerShell
3 40 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 33 (10.31%) C#
5 24 (7.50%) JavaScript
6 22 (6.88%) C
7 15 (4.69%) Java
8 12 (3.75%) Python
9 8 (2.50%) C++
10 5 (1.56%) VBScript
11 4 (1.25%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.94%) PHP
13 2 (0.63%) VB
13 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.63%) VB6
14 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 140 (43.75%) MCSE
2 71 (22.19%) MCSA
3 67 (20.94%) MCITP
4 66 (20.63%) Cisco Certification
5 64 (20.00%) MCP
6 58 (18.13%) Degree
7 55 (17.19%) CCNA
8 29 (9.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 25 (7.81%) Computer Science Degree
10 23 (7.19%) CCNP
11 18 (5.63%) Citrix Certification
12 15 (4.69%) A+ Certification
12 15 (4.69%) MCTS
13 12 (3.75%) CISSP
13 12 (3.75%) SANS
14 11 (3.44%) CCIE Security
14 11 (3.44%) GCWN
14 11 (3.44%) RHCA
14 11 (3.44%) RHCE
14 11 (3.44%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 22 (6.88%) PCI DSS
2 17 (5.31%) SLA
3 5 (1.56%) QA
4 4 (1.25%) PMO
5 2 (0.63%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
System Software
1 130 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 97 (30.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (23.75%) Hyper-V
4 23 (7.19%) XenApp
5 19 (5.94%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (5.31%) Xen
7 7 (2.19%) vSphere
8 6 (1.88%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.56%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.25%) XenServer
11 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.31%) Docker
13 1 (0.31%) KVM
13 1 (0.31%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 35 (10.94%) SCCM
2 22 (6.88%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (6.88%) SCOM
3 20 (6.25%) Puppet
4 19 (5.94%) Ansible
5 8 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.94%) RSA Security Analytics
6 3 (0.94%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.63%) WSUS
8 1 (0.31%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco CME
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.31%) vRealize
Vendors
1 273 (85.31%) Microsoft
2 146 (45.63%) VMware
3 54 (16.88%) Cisco
4 53 (16.56%) Citrix
5 15 (4.69%) HP
6 13 (4.06%) Red Hat
7 11 (3.44%) IBM
7 11 (3.44%) Oracle
8 9 (2.81%) CommVault
9 8 (2.50%) Dell
10 7 (2.19%) Google
10 7 (2.19%) Symantec
11 6 (1.88%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.88%) EMC
11 6 (1.88%) NetApp
12 5 (1.56%) Ivanti
12 5 (1.56%) NGA Human Resources
12 5 (1.56%) ServiceNow
13 4 (1.25%) SonicWALL
13 4 (1.25%) Splunk