Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 127 124
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 -29
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 246 292 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.60% 2.48% 2.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.04% 8.09% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 167 260 250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +24.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £29,500 £25,500 £22,725
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £50,925
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 2,722 3,608 3,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.82% 30.63% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,883 2,880 2,743
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +48 112 £48,750 -2.50% 26
Cambridgeshire +14 65 £50,000 +25.00% 13
Suffolk +9 30 £42,500 -2.30% 2
Norfolk +14 13 £38,750 +19.23% 5
Essex -31 12 £35,000 -22.22% 7
Bedfordshire -36 12 £40,750 -4.12% 2
East Anglia +4 1 - - 3
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 209 (84.96%) Microsoft
2 121 (49.19%) MCSE
3 119 (48.37%) Windows
4 118 (47.97%) VMware
5 100 (40.65%) Active Directory
6 97 (39.43%) Firewall
7 73 (29.67%) Cisco
8 69 (28.05%) Microsoft Azure
9 68 (27.64%) MCSA
10 67 (27.24%) Cisco Certification
11 63 (25.61%) VMware Infrastructure
12 62 (25.20%) Data Centre
13 61 (24.80%) ITIL
14 59 (23.98%) Windows Server
14 59 (23.98%) Analytical Skills
15 57 (23.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 56 (22.76%) Problem-Solving
17 55 (22.36%) Office 365
18 53 (21.54%) DNS
19 51 (20.73%) PowerShell
20 49 (19.92%) MCP
21 46 (18.70%) CCNP
21 46 (18.70%) CISSP
22 45 (18.29%) Windows 7
23 44 (17.89%) Security Operations
23 44 (17.89%) TCP/IP
23 44 (17.89%) Retail
24 43 (17.48%) SSCP
24 43 (17.48%) SANS
24 43 (17.48%) Cybersecurity

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 30 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 20 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (5.69%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.88%) Skype for Business
5 11 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (3.25%) IBM Notes
8 5 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (1.63%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.81%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 32 (13.01%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.63%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (28.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (22.36%) Office 365
3 35 (14.23%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (4.07%) PaaS
6 9 (3.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (3.66%) Amazon Glacier
6 9 (3.66%) Amazon S3
6 9 (3.66%) Amazon SQS
6 9 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (3.66%) AWS CloudTrail
6 9 (3.66%) IaaS
6 9 (3.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (3.25%) SaaS
8 7 (2.85%) Mimecast
9 6 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.81%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.41%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 97 (39.43%) Firewall
2 53 (21.54%) DNS
3 44 (17.89%) TCP/IP
4 39 (15.85%) DHCP
5 30 (12.20%) Internet
6 29 (11.79%) VPN
7 27 (10.98%) Intrusion Detection
7 27 (10.98%) Wireless
8 25 (10.16%) Wireshark
9 16 (6.50%) Ethernet
10 14 (5.69%) LAN
11 13 (5.28%) Remote Desktop
11 13 (5.28%) Structured Cabling
11 13 (5.28%) VLAN
12 9 (3.66%) SAN
13 8 (3.25%) iSCSI
13 8 (3.25%) Unified Communications
14 7 (2.85%) PBX
15 6 (2.44%) SMTP
15 6 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (4.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.66%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.44%) Power BI
6 4 (1.63%) MySQL
6 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.22%) Big Data
8 2 (0.81%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (4.47%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.03%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.81%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.81%) CodeSonar
3 2 (0.81%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.81%) git-flow
3 2 (0.81%) JIRA
3 2 (0.81%) Robot Framework
3 2 (0.81%) Selenium
4 1 (0.41%) MSI
4 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (17.89%) Retail
2 28 (11.38%) Finance
3 9 (3.66%) Advertising
4 7 (2.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.81%) Back Office
5 2 (0.81%) Banking
5 2 (0.81%) Legal
5 2 (0.81%) Local Government
5 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (15.45%) Developer
2 30 (12.20%) Analyst
3 25 (10.16%) Architect
4 23 (9.35%) Consultant
5 21 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (7.32%) SOC Engineer
7 16 (6.50%) SIEM Analyst
7 16 (6.50%) SIEM Engineer
7 16 (6.50%) SOC Analyst
8 15 (6.10%) Angular Developer
8 15 (6.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 15 (6.10%) IT Architect
8 15 (6.10%) IT Engineer
8 15 (6.10%) IT Security Architect
8 15 (6.10%) JavaScript Developer
8 15 (6.10%) Security Architect
8 15 (6.10%) Service Architect
9 14 (5.69%) Administrator
10 13 (5.28%) Software Developer
10 13 (5.28%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.94%) CSS
1 22 (8.94%) HTML
2 21 (8.54%) .NET
3 20 (8.13%) AngularJS
4 15 (6.10%) Express
4 15 (6.10%) jQuery
4 15 (6.10%) React
4 15 (6.10%) Sass
4 15 (6.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 14 (5.69%) Web Services
6 10 (4.07%) ASP.NET
7 9 (3.66%) ActiveMQ
7 9 (3.66%) LESS
7 9 (3.66%) YAML
8 5 (2.03%) .NET Core
9 3 (1.22%) Silverlight
10 2 (0.81%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.81%) Django
10 2 (0.81%) Java EE
10 2 (0.81%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 62 (25.20%) Data Centre
2 59 (23.98%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (15.85%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (10.16%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 25 (10.16%) Cyberthreat
5 21 (8.54%) Management Information System
6 17 (6.91%) Blackberry
6 17 (6.91%) Replication
6 17 (6.91%) Security Operations Centre
7 16 (6.50%) Client/Server
8 14 (5.69%) User Experience
9 12 (4.88%) Public Cloud
10 9 (3.66%) W3C
11 6 (2.44%) CCTV
11 6 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (2.03%) iPhone
13 4 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (1.63%) Smartphone
13 4 (1.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 119 (48.37%) Windows
2 59 (23.98%) Windows Server
3 45 (18.29%) Windows 7
4 42 (17.07%) Windows 10
5 41 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (14.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (8.54%) Linux
8 18 (7.32%) Windows 8
9 13 (5.28%) Apple iOS
10 12 (4.88%) Windows XP
11 8 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (2.03%) Android
12 5 (2.03%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.63%) Windows Phone
13 4 (1.63%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.22%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.22%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.41%) CentOS
15 1 (0.41%) Fedora
15 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (24.80%) ITIL
2 56 (22.76%) Problem-Solving
3 44 (17.89%) Security Operations
4 43 (17.48%) Cybersecurity
5 42 (17.07%) Risk Management
5 42 (17.07%) SIEM
6 41 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 40 (16.26%) Data Loss Prevention
7 40 (16.26%) Event Correlation
8 30 (12.20%) Information Security
9 28 (11.38%) Change Management
10 27 (10.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 27 (10.98%) Reverse Engineering
11 26 (10.57%) Security Management
11 26 (10.57%) Threat Intelligence
12 25 (10.16%) Analytics
12 25 (10.16%) Computer Forensics
12 25 (10.16%) Kalman Filter
12 25 (10.16%) Trend Analysis
12 25 (10.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 51 (20.73%) PowerShell
2 31 (12.60%) JavaScript
3 23 (9.35%) SQL
4 15 (6.10%) Python
4 15 (6.10%) VBScript
5 14 (5.69%) C#
6 12 (4.88%) Bash Shell
7 11 (4.47%) Perl
8 10 (4.07%) Java
9 7 (2.85%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.85%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.03%) C
11 2 (0.81%) C++
11 2 (0.81%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.81%) PHP
12 1 (0.41%) VB
12 1 (0.41%) X++
Qualifications
1 121 (49.19%) MCSE
2 68 (27.64%) MCSA
3 67 (27.24%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (23.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 49 (19.92%) MCP
6 46 (18.70%) CCNP
6 46 (18.70%) CISSP
7 43 (17.48%) SANS
7 43 (17.48%) SSCP
8 41 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 40 (16.26%) CCIE
9 40 (16.26%) CCSP
9 40 (16.26%) CSSLP
9 40 (16.26%) GCWN
9 40 (16.26%) ISSAP
9 40 (16.26%) ISSEP
9 40 (16.26%) RHCA
9 40 (16.26%) RHCE
9 40 (16.26%) VCAP
9 40 (16.26%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (15.45%) SLA
2 7 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.81%) GPG13
3 2 (0.81%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 100 (40.65%) Active Directory
2 63 (25.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (11.79%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.69%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (4.47%) vSphere
6 10 (4.07%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (2.03%) XenApp
9 4 (1.63%) Firmware
10 3 (1.22%) Docker
10 3 (1.22%) vCloud
11 2 (0.81%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.41%) NFS
12 1 (0.41%) Samba
12 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (10.16%) RSA Security Analytics
2 15 (6.10%) SCOM
3 8 (3.25%) Backup Exec
3 8 (3.25%) SCCM
4 7 (2.85%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (2.44%) vCenter Server
6 5 (2.03%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (1.22%) Puppet
8 2 (0.81%) EnCase
8 2 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.81%) Nexpose
8 2 (0.81%) QRadar
8 2 (0.81%) Salt
9 1 (0.41%) Ansible
9 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.41%) OpenNMS
9 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.41%) WSUS
9 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 209 (84.96%) Microsoft
2 118 (47.97%) VMware
3 73 (29.67%) Cisco
4 41 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 38 (15.45%) Splunk
6 26 (10.57%) Symantec
7 22 (8.94%) Citrix
8 21 (8.54%) Apple
9 15 (6.10%) Veeam
10 14 (5.69%) EMC
10 14 (5.69%) NetApp
11 8 (3.25%) Asigra
11 8 (3.25%) Lotus
11 8 (3.25%) Oracle
11 8 (3.25%) Remedy
12 7 (2.85%) HP
13 5 (2.03%) Fortinet
13 5 (2.03%) Sophos
13 5 (2.03%) TOWER Software
13 5 (2.03%) Trend Micro