The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 31 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 1.02% 0.61% 3.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.78% 1.72% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Median salary £26,000 £62,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -58.40% +38.88%  
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 Gatwick.

Academic & Professional Certification
Gatwick
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 36 58 35
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 36.73% 35.37% 28.23%
Number of salaries quoted 34 52 24
Median salary £34,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.42% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick 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 Gatwick

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Gatwick

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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) MCITP
3 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) VCAP
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Senior SharePoint Architect
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Architect
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Architect
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Case Management
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) QMS
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (42.86%) MCITP
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCP
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 2 (28.57%) VCAP
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Server
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee