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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 43 31
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Exeter 2.64% 1.41% 4.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.32% 6.25% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 9
Median salary £30,000 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.44% -4.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,125 £36,000
% change year-on-year +3.80% +0.34%  

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 82 48 60
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 36.12% 22.54% 31.75%
Number of salaries quoted 78 44 37
Median salary £33,581 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.83% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £31,270 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £47,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Exeter

For the 6 months to 22 June 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%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) MCSA
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 5 (45.45%) Office 365
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (36.36%) SAN
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 4 (36.36%) IBM
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Dell
5 4 (36.36%) DHCP
5 4 (36.36%) EqualLogic
5 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
5 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
5 4 (36.36%) MCITP
5 4 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
6 3 (27.27%) Veeam
6 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring 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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) DHCP
2 4 (36.36%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
2 4 (36.36%) SAN
3 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
4 2 (18.18%) Skype
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Power BI
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
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 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Communications Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Communications Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) DBA
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Field Service Technician
4 1 (9.09%) ICT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) ICT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V2
4 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Delphi
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) MCSA
2 4 (36.36%) MCITP
3 2 (18.18%) MCP
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
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
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Dell
3 4 (36.36%) EqualLogic
3 4 (36.36%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) Veeam
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Sonus
6 1 (9.09%) 3Com
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) Draytek
6 1 (9.09%) NETGEAR
6 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (9.09%) Xamarin
6 1 (9.09%) ZyXEL