The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 73 57
Rank change year-on-year -12 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 24 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.79% 2.36% 3.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.61% 10.62% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 37
Median salary £42,500 £28,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.78% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Essex
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 306 226 354
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 30.21% 22.18% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 229 170 278
Median salary £43,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,027 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Essex

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Essex.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Essex

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Essex over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Essex

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 2 £47,500 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Essex region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) MCP
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) DHCP
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) HTTPS
6 3 (25.00%) FTP
6 3 (25.00%) HTTP
6 3 (25.00%) SMTP
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (25.00%) MCSE
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) MVC

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DHCP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) FTP
2 3 (25.00%) HTTP
2 3 (25.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (16.67%) DBA
3 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support
4 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Support
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Reinsurance
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) MVC
1 3 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) MVVM
3 1 (8.33%) People Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) MCP
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) MCTS
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (16.67%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Citrix
2 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) 3Com
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) D-Link
3 1 (8.33%) Draytek
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Linksys
3 1 (8.33%) Meraki
3 1 (8.33%) NETGEAR
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec
3 1 (8.33%) Veeam
Essex
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