Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 140 81
Rank change year-on-year +17 -59 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 304 280 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.51% 2.11% 3.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.25% 7.48% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 289 248 441
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,700 £22,675 £24,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £61,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% +3.95% -5.00%

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 3686 3744 4712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 30.45% 28.25% 31.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2891 2957 3840
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -2 120 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Cambridgeshire -38 72 £40,000 +6.67% 5
Essex +58 43 £43,858 +15.41% 2
Bedfordshire +41 29 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Suffolk +9 25 £43,500 +1.16%
Norfolk +19 14 £35,000 +20.69% 1
East Anglia - 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 247 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 181 (59.54%) Windows
3 133 (43.75%) MCSE
4 118 (38.82%) Active Directory
5 107 (35.20%) VMware
6 106 (34.87%) Windows Server
7 95 (31.25%) Office 365
8 93 (30.59%) CCNA
8 93 (30.59%) Cisco Certification
9 91 (29.93%) MCP
10 87 (28.62%) SQL Server
11 83 (27.30%) SQL
11 83 (27.30%) ITIL
12 78 (25.66%) MCSA
13 77 (25.33%) Degree
14 76 (25.00%) Cisco
15 75 (24.67%) Citrix
16 73 (24.01%) VMware Infrastructure
17 67 (22.04%) MS Exchange
18 64 (21.05%) DNS
19 63 (20.72%) Hyper-V
19 63 (20.72%) Analytical Skills
20 62 (20.39%) C#
21 60 (19.74%) .NET
22 59 (19.41%) PowerShell
22 59 (19.41%) Microsoft Azure
23 57 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
24 56 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
24 56 (18.42%) DHCP
25 51 (16.78%) Computer Science

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 67 (22.04%) MS Exchange
2 37 (12.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (11.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 33 (10.86%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (2.63%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.64%) IIS
7 5 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.32%) Confluence
9 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.33%) Apache
10 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.33%) CMS
10 1 (0.33%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (11.18%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) BASE24
2 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 95 (31.25%) Office 365
2 59 (19.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (5.92%) IaaS
4 15 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (3.95%) PaaS
6 11 (3.62%) SaaS
7 10 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.97%) OneDrive
9 4 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.32%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon Glacier
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 64 (21.05%) DNS
2 56 (18.42%) DHCP
3 50 (16.45%) Firewall
4 41 (13.49%) SAN
5 32 (10.53%) VoIP
6 26 (8.55%) Internet
7 22 (7.24%) WAN
8 19 (6.25%) VPN
9 18 (5.92%) TCP/IP
10 17 (5.59%) iSCSI
10 17 (5.59%) LAN
11 16 (5.26%) VLAN
12 11 (3.62%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (3.29%) Skype
13 10 (3.29%) Wireless
14 8 (2.63%) Network Security
14 8 (2.63%) SSL
15 6 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
16 4 (1.32%) NetScaler
17 3 (0.99%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (28.62%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (1.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.64%) OLAP
7 5 (1.64%) OLTP
7 5 (1.64%) QlikView
7 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.32%) MySQL
8 4 (1.32%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.99%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.99%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.99%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.32%) JIRA
3 4 (1.32%) Wise Package Studio
4 3 (0.99%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.99%) Grunt
4 3 (0.99%) MSI
4 3 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.66%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.33%) NUnit
6 1 (0.33%) Selenium
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (6.58%) Finance
2 15 (4.93%) Advertising
3 10 (3.29%) Retail
4 9 (2.96%) Publishing
5 6 (1.97%) Automotive
5 6 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.64%) Dutch Language
7 3 (0.99%) Back Office
8 2 (0.66%) Banking
8 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (14.14%) Consultant
2 42 (13.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 37 (12.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 36 (11.84%) Developer
5 35 (11.51%) Support Engineer
6 32 (10.53%) Analyst
7 29 (9.54%) Windows Engineer
8 27 (8.88%) Software Engineer
9 24 (7.89%) C# Developer
10 19 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
11 18 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 17 (5.59%) Cloud Engineer
12 17 (5.59%) IT Support
13 16 (5.26%) Cloud Consultant
13 16 (5.26%) Server Engineer
14 15 (4.93%) Senior Consultant
14 15 (4.93%) Senior Technical Consultant
14 15 (4.93%) Service Analyst
14 15 (4.93%) Software Developer
14 15 (4.93%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (19.74%) .NET
2 43 (14.14%) HTML
3 35 (11.51%) ASP.NET
4 33 (10.86%) AngularJS
5 30 (9.87%) jQuery
6 27 (8.88%) HTML5
7 19 (6.25%) CSS
7 19 (6.25%) MFC
8 16 (5.26%) Angular 2
9 14 (4.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (3.62%) Web Services
11 10 (3.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (2.63%) CSS3
12 8 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (2.63%) REST
12 8 (2.63%) WCF
13 7 (2.30%) .NET Framework
13 7 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (1.64%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 63 (20.72%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (16.78%) Computer Science
3 21 (6.91%) Client/Server
4 20 (6.58%) Mobile App
5 15 (4.93%) Data Centre
5 15 (4.93%) Replication
6 12 (3.95%) Management Information System
7 11 (3.62%) Driving Licence
7 11 (3.62%) User Experience
8 10 (3.29%) Blackberry
8 10 (3.29%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (2.63%) iPhone
10 4 (1.32%) Clustering
10 4 (1.32%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.99%) HP Storage
12 2 (0.66%) EMC VMAX
12 2 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.66%) Reinsurance
13 1 (0.33%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 181 (59.54%) Windows
2 106 (34.87%) Windows Server
3 57 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 56 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (12.83%) Windows 7
6 28 (9.21%) Android
6 28 (9.21%) Apple iOS
7 25 (8.22%) Windows 10
8 18 (5.92%) Windows XP
9 14 (4.61%) Linux
10 12 (3.95%) Windows 8
10 12 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.63%) Windows Phone
11 8 (2.63%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.97%) Unix
13 4 (1.32%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (27.30%) ITIL
2 36 (11.84%) Software Engineering
3 33 (10.86%) Migration
4 30 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (9.54%) Change Management
5 29 (9.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (7.24%) Project Management
7 19 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
8 18 (5.92%) CRM
9 17 (5.59%) Data Protection
9 17 (5.59%) ITIL V3
10 16 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
10 16 (5.26%) Problem Management
11 15 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (4.93%) High Availability
11 15 (4.93%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (4.61%) MVC
12 14 (4.61%) Service Delivery
13 13 (4.28%) Presales
13 13 (4.28%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 83 (27.30%) SQL
2 62 (20.39%) C#
3 59 (19.41%) PowerShell
4 42 (13.82%) JavaScript
5 35 (11.51%) C++
6 32 (10.53%) Java
7 25 (8.22%) VBScript
8 18 (5.92%) Objective-C
9 16 (5.26%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.63%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.97%) C
12 5 (1.64%) Perl
12 5 (1.64%) VB
13 3 (0.99%) VB6
14 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.66%) Python
15 1 (0.33%) PHP
15 1 (0.33%) REXX
15 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 133 (43.75%) MCSE
2 93 (30.59%) CCNA
2 93 (30.59%) Cisco Certification
3 91 (29.93%) MCP
4 78 (25.66%) MCSA
5 77 (25.33%) Degree
6 50 (16.45%) Computer Science Degree
7 42 (13.82%) MCITP
8 31 (10.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 30 (9.87%) Citrix Certification
10 28 (9.21%) MCTS
11 21 (6.91%) CCNP
12 19 (6.25%) A+ Certification
13 17 (5.59%) CCAA
14 15 (4.93%) CCA
15 13 (4.28%) MCSD
16 9 (2.96%) DBS Check
17 7 (2.30%) CISSP
17 7 (2.30%) Network+ Certification
18 6 (1.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (6.58%) PCI DSS
3 19 (6.25%) SLA
4 6 (1.97%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (1.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 6 (1.97%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.64%) QA
6 3 (0.99%) GDPR
6 3 (0.99%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.33%) HIPAA
System Software
1 118 (38.82%) Active Directory
2 73 (24.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (20.72%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.95%) XenApp
5 11 (3.62%) XenDesktop
6 7 (2.30%) Terminal Server
7 6 (1.97%) Xen
8 5 (1.64%) vSphere
9 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.99%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.99%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.66%) XenServer
12 1 (0.33%) Docker
12 1 (0.33%) KVM
12 1 (0.33%) vCloud
12 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 35 (11.51%) SCCM
2 13 (4.28%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (2.30%) SCOM
5 6 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (1.64%) SCDPM
6 5 (1.64%) WSUS
7 4 (1.32%) Puppet
8 3 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.99%) WMI
9 2 (0.66%) Ansible
9 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.33%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.33%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.33%) Cisco CME
10 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.33%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.33%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 247 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 107 (35.20%) VMware
3 76 (25.00%) Cisco
4 75 (24.67%) Citrix
5 26 (8.55%) HP
6 16 (5.26%) SonicWALL
7 7 (2.30%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.97%) Nintex
9 5 (1.64%) Avaya
9 5 (1.64%) EMC
9 5 (1.64%) Juniper
9 5 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.64%) Sophos
10 4 (1.32%) Apple
10 4 (1.32%) Meraki
10 4 (1.32%) Oracle
11 3 (0.99%) CA
11 3 (0.99%) CommVault
11 3 (0.99%) McAfee
11 3 (0.99%) Veeam