Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 111 62
Rank change year-on-year +12 -49 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 41 30 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.13% 1.42% 3.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.19% 6.45% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 79
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.44% -8.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,425 £23,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £65,500
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 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 570 465 643
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 29.61% 21.93% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 448 349 508
Essex median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +4.65% -2.27%
10th Percentile £24,700 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

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 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 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
Brentwood - 10 £50,000 - 1
Basildon +12 3 £37,500 +47.06%
Harlow -6 3 £22,000 -58.10%
Chelmsford - 2 £30,750 -
Colchester -6 1 £50,000 +66.67%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 34 (82.93%) Microsoft
2 31 (75.61%) SQL
3 30 (73.17%) SQL Server
4 23 (56.10%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (56.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (56.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (56.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (53.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
6 21 (51.22%) Windows
7 19 (46.34%) Windows Server
8 18 (43.90%) Performance Tuning
9 16 (39.02%) .NET
10 15 (36.59%) C#
10 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Excel
11 13 (31.71%) MCTS
11 13 (31.71%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (31.71%) High Availability
12 12 (29.27%) Finance
12 12 (29.27%) MCITP
12 12 (29.27%) MS Visio
12 12 (29.27%) Data Modelling
13 11 (26.83%) MySQL
13 11 (26.83%) Oracle
13 11 (26.83%) T-SQL
13 11 (26.83%) RDBMS
13 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2000
13 11 (26.83%) Data Protection Act
13 11 (26.83%) PCI DSS

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 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 6 (14.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (14.63%) IIS
3 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (29.27%) MS Visio
3 5 (12.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Firewall
1 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
2 8 (19.51%) DHCP
2 8 (19.51%) DNS
3 6 (14.63%) Wireless
4 5 (12.20%) VLAN
5 3 (7.32%) FTP
5 3 (7.32%) HTTP
5 3 (7.32%) HTTPS
5 3 (7.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (73.17%) SQL Server
2 23 (56.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 23 (56.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 23 (56.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (53.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (31.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (26.83%) Hadoop
5 11 (26.83%) MySQL
5 11 (26.83%) NoSQL
5 11 (26.83%) RDBMS
5 11 (26.83%) Relational Database
5 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2000
5 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (17.07%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 7 (17.07%) OLAP
6 7 (17.07%) OLTP
6 7 (17.07%) QlikView
7 6 (14.63%) MongoDB
8 5 (12.20%) DTS
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (14.63%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (14.63%) TeamCity
2 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) DBA
2 10 (24.39%) SQL DBA
3 8 (19.51%) Support Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) ETL Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Customer Communications Manager
5 6 (14.63%) DevOps Manager
6 5 (12.20%) Server Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Server Support
6 5 (12.20%) Server Support Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Server Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Server Support
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Support Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Support Technician
8 3 (7.32%) IT Support
8 3 (7.32%) IT Technician
8 3 (7.32%) Junior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) .NET
2 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
3 7 (17.07%) MDX
4 2 (4.88%) CSS
4 2 (4.88%) HTML
5 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.63%) Blackberry
4 3 (7.32%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.44%) Reinsurance
5 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Windows Server
3 10 (24.39%) Windows 7
4 9 (21.95%) Windows 10
5 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (14.63%) Linux
7 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
7 5 (12.20%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (43.90%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (31.71%) High Availability
4 12 (29.27%) Data Modelling
5 11 (26.83%) Data Protection
5 11 (26.83%) DevOps
5 11 (26.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (19.51%) ITIL
7 7 (17.07%) Data Analysis
7 7 (17.07%) Data Integration
7 7 (17.07%) Data Transformation
7 7 (17.07%) ETL
7 7 (17.07%) Logical Data Model
7 7 (17.07%) Physical Data Model
7 7 (17.07%) SDLC
7 7 (17.07%) Ticket Management
8 6 (14.63%) Document Composition
8 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
8 6 (14.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (75.61%) SQL
2 15 (36.59%) C#
3 11 (26.83%) T-SQL
4 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
5 7 (17.07%) VB.NET
5 7 (17.07%) VBScript
6 6 (14.63%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) MCTS
2 12 (29.27%) MCITP
3 7 (17.07%) Degree
4 6 (14.63%) MCSE
5 5 (12.20%) MCP
6 3 (7.32%) CCNA
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (7.32%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.88%) MCSA
8 1 (2.44%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) GDPR
1 11 (26.83%) PCI DSS
2 7 (17.07%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Backup Exec
1 5 (12.20%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.44%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (82.93%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) Oracle
3 6 (14.63%) VMware
4 5 (12.20%) 3Com
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco
4 5 (12.20%) Citrix
4 5 (12.20%) Dell
4 5 (12.20%) D-Link
4 5 (12.20%) Draytek
4 5 (12.20%) HP
4 5 (12.20%) Linksys
4 5 (12.20%) Meraki
4 5 (12.20%) NETGEAR
4 5 (12.20%) Symantec
4 5 (12.20%) Veeam
5 1 (2.44%) Apple
5 1 (2.44%) BMC
5 1 (2.44%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.44%) Remedy
5 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL
Southend-On-Sea
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Shawbrook
Posted: 28 days ago