Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 117 125
Rank change year-on-year -19 +8 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 140 275 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.06% 2.71% 2.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.46% 9.39% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 132 178 287
East of England median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £23,250 £25,000 £25,900
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 1,876 2,930 3,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.55% 28.85% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,319 2,048 2,902
East of England median annual salary £45,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,450 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,000 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019. 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 +31 67 £47,500 -8.65% 22
Cambridgeshire +16 40 £38,318 -14.85% 4
Essex +8 16 £44,735 +27.81% 3
Suffolk -6 13 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Bedfordshire -13 4 £23,500 -53.00% 2
Norfolk -30 2 £33,750 +3.51% 5
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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 85 (60.71%) MCSE
2 78 (55.71%) Microsoft
3 72 (51.43%) VMware
4 68 (48.57%) MCSA
5 67 (47.86%) Windows
5 67 (47.86%) Office 365
6 60 (42.86%) Azure
7 58 (41.43%) Active Directory
8 44 (31.43%) ITIL
9 43 (30.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 42 (30.00%) Hyper-V
11 33 (23.57%) Windows Server
11 33 (23.57%) CCNA
11 33 (23.57%) Cisco Certification
12 32 (22.86%) Mentoring
13 31 (22.14%) MS Exchange
14 29 (20.71%) Citrix
14 29 (20.71%) Cisco
14 29 (20.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 28 (20.00%) DHCP
15 28 (20.00%) DNS
15 28 (20.00%) NetApp
16 26 (18.57%) SQL Server
17 25 (17.86%) Citrix Certification
17 25 (17.86%) Firewall
17 25 (17.86%) PowerShell
17 25 (17.86%) Data Centre
18 23 (16.43%) iSCSI
18 23 (16.43%) Degree
18 23 (16.43%) TCP/IP

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 31 (22.14%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.43%) Skype for Business
3 14 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 12 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (5.71%) Apache Spark
5 8 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (5.71%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.14%) IIS
7 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 67 (47.86%) Office 365
2 60 (42.86%) Azure
3 20 (14.29%) AWS
4 8 (5.71%) GCP
4 8 (5.71%) OpenShift
5 4 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.43%) IaaS
7 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.71%) PaaS
7 1 (0.71%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.71%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.71%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (20.00%) DHCP
1 28 (20.00%) DNS
2 25 (17.86%) Firewall
3 23 (16.43%) iSCSI
3 23 (16.43%) TCP/IP
4 16 (11.43%) Skype
5 14 (10.00%) NetScaler
6 11 (7.86%) LAN
7 9 (6.43%) WAN
8 8 (5.71%) HTTPS
8 8 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (4.29%) SAN
10 5 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (3.57%) Network Security
11 4 (2.86%) 2.5G
11 4 (2.86%) 2G
11 4 (2.86%) 3G
11 4 (2.86%) 4G
11 4 (2.86%) 5G
11 4 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.71%) Big Data
3 6 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.86%) FileMaker
4 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.43%) MySQL
6 2 (1.43%) SQLBase
7 1 (0.71%) Power BI
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2019
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.43%) JIRA
3 8 (5.71%) Bitbucket
3 8 (5.71%) git-flow
4 3 (2.14%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.71%) JUnit
5 1 (0.71%) Subversion
5 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (10.71%) Finance
2 6 (4.29%) Games
3 2 (1.43%) Back Office
3 2 (1.43%) Retail
4 1 (0.71%) Advertising
4 1 (0.71%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (22.86%) Analyst
2 21 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 21 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (13.57%) Cloud Engineer
4 18 (12.86%) Server Engineer
5 17 (12.14%) Support Engineer
6 16 (11.43%) IT Support
7 15 (10.71%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 14 (10.00%) Senior Server Engineer
8 14 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 13 (9.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 12 (8.57%) Developer
10 12 (8.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (7.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (7.86%) Consultant
11 11 (7.86%) IT Engineer
12 10 (7.14%) Architect
12 10 (7.14%) C# Developer
12 10 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.57%) .NET
2 12 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 11 (7.86%) AngularJS
4 10 (7.14%) Web Services
5 9 (6.43%) REST
5 9 (6.43%) Spring
6 8 (5.71%) GraphQL
6 8 (5.71%) Kafka
6 8 (5.71%) Node.js
6 8 (5.71%) React
6 8 (5.71%) Spring MVC
6 8 (5.71%) Vue.js
7 7 (5.00%) .NET Core
8 5 (3.57%) CSS
9 4 (2.86%) HTML
10 3 (2.14%) ADO
10 3 (2.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (2.14%) Classic ASP
11 2 (1.43%) JSON
12 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.14%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.14%) Social Media
5 2 (1.43%) Clustering
5 2 (1.43%) Cyberattack
5 2 (1.43%) Cybercrime
5 2 (1.43%) iPhone
6 1 (0.71%) EPoS
6 1 (0.71%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.71%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (0.71%) Replication
6 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (47.86%) Windows
2 33 (23.57%) Windows Server
3 20 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (10.00%) Linux
6 11 (7.86%) Android
7 9 (6.43%) Apple iOS
8 8 (5.71%) Windows 10
9 6 (4.29%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.57%) CentOS
10 5 (3.57%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.14%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.43%) ITIL
2 32 (22.86%) Mentoring
3 29 (20.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 20 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (11.43%) Service Management
6 13 (9.29%) Network Management
6 13 (9.29%) Scrum
7 11 (7.86%) DevOps
8 10 (7.14%) Data Management
8 10 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.43%) ITIL V3
9 9 (6.43%) MVC
10 8 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (5.71%) Ethical Hacking
10 8 (5.71%) IT Strategy
10 8 (5.71%) Kanban
10 8 (5.71%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (5.71%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 17 (12.14%) SQL
3 13 (9.29%) C#
4 11 (7.86%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.71%) C
6 7 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.57%) VBScript
8 4 (2.86%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.14%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.14%) VB
9 3 (2.14%) VB6
10 2 (1.43%) C++
11 1 (0.71%) Java
11 1 (0.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 85 (60.71%) MCSE
2 68 (48.57%) MCSA
3 33 (23.57%) CCNA
3 33 (23.57%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (17.86%) Citrix Certification
5 23 (16.43%) Degree
6 11 (7.86%) CCA
6 11 (7.86%) CCNP
6 11 (7.86%) MCP
7 10 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (5.71%) AWS Certification
8 8 (5.71%) CISSP
8 8 (5.71%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (5.71%) GIAC
8 8 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (5.71%) Linux+ Certification
8 8 (5.71%) Network+ Certification
8 8 (5.71%) SANS
8 8 (5.71%) SSCP
9 5 (3.57%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.71%) SLA
2 8 (5.71%) PMO
3 6 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.14%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (2.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 58 (41.43%) Active Directory
2 43 (30.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 21 (15.00%) XenApp
5 15 (10.71%) vSphere
6 9 (6.43%) Docker
7 5 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.14%) Firmware
8 3 (2.14%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.71%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.71%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (13.57%) SCCM
2 13 (9.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 11 (7.86%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.43%) WSUS
6 1 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.71%) vRealize
Vendors
1 78 (55.71%) Microsoft
2 72 (51.43%) VMware
3 29 (20.71%) Cisco
3 29 (20.71%) Citrix
4 28 (20.00%) NetApp
5 23 (16.43%) EMC
6 16 (11.43%) Google
7 14 (10.00%) CommVault
7 14 (10.00%) Ivanti
8 13 (9.29%) Symantec
8 13 (9.29%) Zscaler
9 8 (5.71%) F5
10 5 (3.57%) Dell
10 5 (3.57%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.86%) Xamarin
12 3 (2.14%) RedGate
12 3 (2.14%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.14%) Veeam
13 2 (1.43%) HP
13 2 (1.43%) Nimble Storage