Period
to 22 October 2018

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 6 months to 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 72 116
Rank change year-on-year -1 +44 -54
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 28 52 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.21% 3.48% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.24% 13.68% 4.89%
Number of salaries quoted 22 42 17
Essex median annual salary £34,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.84% +8.75% +20.62%
10th Percentile £17,900 £24,175 £24,550
90th Percentile £47,500 £58,625 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +10.39% +2.67%

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 Essex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Essex
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 303 380 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 23.91% 25.42% 19.41%
Number of salaries quoted 209 310 299
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,500 £61,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
Harlow +10 7 £24,250 +10.23%
Basildon -10 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Loughton +3 3 £29,000 -42.00%
Saffron Walden - 3 £19,500 -
Colchester +5 2 £26,250 -39.66%
Wickford - 2 £45,000 -
Chelmsford +9 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 18 (64.29%) Windows
3 13 (46.43%) MCSA
3 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
3 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
4 11 (39.29%) Office 365
4 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
5 9 (32.14%) Cisco
5 9 (32.14%) ITIL
5 9 (32.14%) Windows 10
6 8 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (28.57%) High Availability
6 8 (28.57%) SQL
6 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (28.57%) Replication
7 7 (25.00%) Sophos
7 7 (25.00%) Terminal Services
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (25.00%) Meraki
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (21.43%) Project Management
9 5 (17.86%) Asset Management
9 5 (17.86%) MOS
9 5 (17.86%) ITSM
9 5 (17.86%) Six Sigma

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 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Office 365
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.57%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.71%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) LAN
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Administrator
2 7 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (21.43%) DBA
3 6 (21.43%) SQL DBA
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server DBA
4 5 (17.86%) Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) IT Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) IT Support
4 5 (17.86%) Service Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
5 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (7.14%) IT Technician
6 2 (7.14%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Replication
2 5 (17.86%) CCTV
2 5 (17.86%) Smartphone
2 5 (17.86%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.57%) Life Science
4 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows Server
3 9 (32.14%) Windows 10
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (28.57%) High Availability
2 8 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (21.43%) Project Management
5 5 (17.86%) Asset Management
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL V3
5 5 (17.86%) ITSM
5 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
5 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (17.86%) Six Sigma
5 5 (17.86%) Software Deployment
6 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.57%) Coaching
8 1 (3.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
1 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) MCSA
2 5 (17.86%) MOS
2 5 (17.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (14.29%) CCNA
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.71%) MCITP
4 3 (10.71%) MCSE
5 2 (7.14%) CCA
5 2 (7.14%) CCAA
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.57%) ACCA
6 1 (3.57%) CCENT
6 1 (3.57%) CIMA
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) Cisco
3 7 (25.00%) Meraki
3 7 (25.00%) Sophos
4 5 (17.86%) Apple
4 5 (17.86%) Citrix
4 5 (17.86%) Samsung
5 3 (10.71%) Mitel
5 3 (10.71%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) Avaya
6 1 (3.57%) Kaseya