Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 146 111 150
Rank change year-on-year -35 +39 -23
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 107 48 110
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 1.81% 1.96% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.69% 6.82% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 69 37 95
10th Percentile £28,300 £21,250 £24,000
25th Percentile £36,750 £25,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -11.11%
75th Percentile £68,750 £51,750 £48,125
90th Percentile £70,000 £59,650 £57,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 1,882 704 1,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.89% 28.77% 25.19%
Number of salaries quoted 599 494 1,098
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,075 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,173
Median % change year-on-year - +8.29% +2.61%
75th Percentile £62,817 £65,938 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,350 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 25 January 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 25 January 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 -48 43 £62,500 +36.61% 21
Cambridgeshire -24 42 £55,000 +131.58% 3
Essex -12 13 £50,000 +38.89% 3
Bedfordshire -17 4 £41,500 -9.29% 2
Norfolk - 3 £38,750 - 3
Suffolk - 2 £31,000 - 1
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 89 (83.18%) Microsoft
2 68 (63.55%) Active Directory
3 65 (60.75%) Azure
4 48 (44.86%) PowerShell
5 44 (41.12%) Windows
6 41 (38.32%) ITIL
7 39 (36.45%) Problem-Solving
8 35 (32.71%) Microsoft 365
9 34 (31.78%) MCSA
10 32 (29.91%) AWS
11 30 (28.04%) Social Skills
12 28 (26.17%) Oracle
13 27 (25.23%) Windows Server
14 25 (23.36%) Migration
15 22 (20.56%) VMware
15 22 (20.56%) MCSE
16 21 (19.63%) SQL Server
16 21 (19.63%) Firewall
16 21 (19.63%) Computer Science
17 20 (18.69%) SQL
18 19 (17.76%) Microsoft Office
18 19 (17.76%) ITSM
18 19 (17.76%) DevOps
19 18 (16.82%) Windows 10
20 17 (15.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 17 (15.89%) ServiceNow
20 17 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
20 17 (15.89%) Mac OS
20 17 (15.89%) Degree
20 17 (15.89%) Project Management

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 10 (9.35%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (7.48%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.74%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (17.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 65 (60.75%) Azure
2 35 (32.71%) Microsoft 365
3 32 (29.91%) AWS
4 15 (14.02%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (9.35%) AWS CodeCommit
5 10 (9.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (8.41%) Power Platform
7 7 (6.54%) Azure Machine Learning
8 5 (4.67%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (4.67%) Azure Monitor
9 4 (3.74%) PaaS
10 3 (2.80%) OneDrive
10 3 (2.80%) SaaS
11 2 (1.87%) Azure Functions
11 2 (1.87%) Azure Logic Apps
11 2 (1.87%) IaaS
11 2 (1.87%) Nutanix
11 2 (1.87%) Power Automate
11 2 (1.87%) PowerApps
11 2 (1.87%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.63%) Firewall
2 13 (12.15%) VLAN
3 12 (11.21%) VPN
4 9 (8.41%) Internet
4 9 (8.41%) LAN
5 8 (7.48%) VoIP
6 7 (6.54%) DHCP
7 6 (5.61%) DNS
8 4 (3.74%) ADSL
8 4 (3.74%) MPLS
8 4 (3.74%) NAS
8 4 (3.74%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (3.74%) WAN
9 3 (2.80%) PABX
9 3 (2.80%) RS-232
9 3 (2.80%) Wireless
10 2 (1.87%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.93%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.35%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (6.54%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.93%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (9.35%) Git (software)
1 10 (9.35%) Jenkins
1 10 (9.35%) Subversion
2 4 (3.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.93%) JIRA
3 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (28.04%) Social Skills
2 9 (8.41%) Finance
3 8 (7.48%) Organisational Skills
3 8 (7.48%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (5.61%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.74%) Back Office
5 4 (3.74%) Public Sector
6 3 (2.80%) Fire and Rescue
7 2 (1.87%) Wearables
8 1 (0.93%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (15.89%) Support Engineer
2 13 (12.15%) Architect
3 11 (10.28%) Data Architect
3 11 (10.28%) Service Desk Specialist
4 10 (9.35%) AWS DevOps
4 10 (9.35%) AWS Specialist
4 10 (9.35%) DevOps Specialist
4 10 (9.35%) IT Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) Cloud Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) Desktop Support
5 8 (7.48%) Software Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Developer
6 7 (6.54%) Technical Support
7 6 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.15%) .NET
2 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET
2 10 (9.35%) RabbitMQ
3 9 (8.41%) AngularJS
3 9 (8.41%) Node.js
4 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET Core
5 4 (3.74%) REST
5 4 (3.74%) ServiceStack
6 3 (2.80%) Apache Flex
6 3 (2.80%) React
6 3 (2.80%) Vue.js
7 1 (0.93%) Middleware
7 1 (0.93%) SAML
7 1 (0.93%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.54%) Robotics
2 6 (5.61%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.61%) Tandem
3 4 (3.74%) Biotechnology
3 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (3.74%) Life Science
3 4 (3.74%) NHS
3 4 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.80%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.87%) Clustering
5 2 (1.87%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.87%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.93%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Legacy Applications
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (41.12%) Windows
2 27 (25.23%) Windows Server
3 18 (16.82%) Windows 10
4 17 (15.89%) Mac OS
5 12 (11.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (11.21%) Windows Server 2016
5 12 (11.21%) Windows Server 2019
6 5 (4.67%) Linux
7 4 (3.74%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.74%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.80%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.93%) Android
10 1 (0.93%) Debian
10 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.32%) ITIL
2 39 (36.45%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (23.36%) Migration
4 21 (19.63%) Computer Science
5 19 (17.76%) DevOps
5 19 (17.76%) ITSM
6 17 (15.89%) Project Management
7 15 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (14.02%) Data Migration
8 12 (11.21%) Mathematics
8 12 (11.21%) Problem Management
9 11 (10.28%) Data Security
9 11 (10.28%) Scrum
10 10 (9.35%) Build Automation
10 10 (9.35%) Immutable Infrastructure
10 10 (9.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 10 (9.35%) Risk Management
10 10 (9.35%) Secrets Management
11 9 (8.41%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (7.48%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 48 (44.86%) PowerShell
2 20 (18.69%) SQL
3 15 (14.02%) C#
4 13 (12.15%) Python
5 10 (9.35%) Bash
5 10 (9.35%) Groovy
6 5 (4.67%) C
7 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.74%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.80%) Java
9 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 34 (31.78%) MCSA
2 22 (20.56%) MCSE
3 17 (15.89%) Degree
3 17 (15.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 11 (10.28%) SC Cleared
4 11 (10.28%) Security Cleared
5 8 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (7.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (6.54%) TOGAF Certification
7 5 (4.67%) CCNP
7 5 (4.67%) DBS Check
7 5 (4.67%) HNC
8 4 (3.74%) A+ Certification
8 4 (3.74%) CCNA
8 4 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.80%) MCITP
10 2 (1.87%) MCDST
11 1 (0.93%) CISM
11 1 (0.93%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.61%) SLA
3 2 (1.87%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.93%) GDPR
System Software
1 68 (63.55%) Active Directory
2 17 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.41%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.61%) Docker
5 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (2.80%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.87%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (10.28%) SCCM
2 10 (9.35%) Consul
2 10 (9.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (9.35%) Packer
2 10 (9.35%) Terraform
3 3 (2.80%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.93%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 1 (0.93%) SCOM
4 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (83.18%) Microsoft
2 28 (26.17%) Oracle
3 22 (20.56%) VMware
4 17 (15.89%) ServiceNow
5 12 (11.21%) Cisco
6 8 (7.48%) Citrix
7 7 (6.54%) MuleSoft
7 7 (6.54%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (5.61%) Dell
8 6 (5.61%) HP
8 6 (5.61%) Sophos
8 6 (5.61%) Veeam
9 5 (4.67%) Databricks
9 5 (4.67%) WatchGuard
10 4 (3.74%) Palo Alto
10 4 (3.74%) Varonis
11 2 (1.87%) Meraki
12 1 (0.93%) Nimble Storage
12 1 (0.93%) Snow
12 1 (0.93%) Zscaler