The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Exeter with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Devon / Exeter
Rank 36 30 14
Rank change year-on-year -6 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 5 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 2.26% 3.25% 10.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.46% 11.63% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 14
Median salary £32,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.42% -  
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 Exeter.

Academic & Professional Certification
Exeter
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 67 43 66
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 30.32% 27.92% 48.53%
Number of salaries quoted 58 43 44
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £26,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter 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 Exeter

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Exeter

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Exeter

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Exeter

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Exeter over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Exeter

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 9 (81.82%) MCSA
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (45.45%) ETL
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) High Availability
6 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
7 1 (9.09%) Veeam
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
7 1 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
7 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (9.09%) Replication

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter 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 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) DBA
2 5 (45.45%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) MCSA
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CCENT
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
4 1 (9.09%) MCP
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) 3Com
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Draytek
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) NETGEAR
4 1 (9.09%) Veeam
4 1 (9.09%) ZyXEL