The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 55 69
Rank change year-on-year +34 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 36 29 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 11.11% 4.14% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.44% 11.79% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 35 13 10
Median salary £30,000 £28,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -34.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,600 £39,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,500 £45,250
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 Guildford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Guildford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 81 246 169
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 25.00% 35.14% 24.21%
Number of salaries quoted 76 152 150
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Guildford

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Guildford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Guildford over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 47 (94.00%) Active Directory
2 42 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 42 (84.00%) MCSE
3 41 (82.00%) Windows
4 36 (72.00%) VMware
4 36 (72.00%) Windows Server
5 30 (60.00%) MS Office
6 23 (46.00%) MCSA
6 23 (46.00%) Hyper-V
6 23 (46.00%) Office 365
7 22 (44.00%) MS Exchange
7 22 (44.00%) CCNA
7 22 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (32.00%) Mac OS X
9 16 (32.00%) ITIL
10 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
12 13 (26.00%) LAN
12 13 (26.00%) WAN
13 12 (24.00%) MCP
13 12 (24.00%) Firewall
13 12 (24.00%) SCCM
14 11 (22.00%) Cisco
15 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
15 10 (20.00%) Windows 7
15 10 (20.00%) MCITP
16 8 (16.00%) SQL
16 8 (16.00%) Degree

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 22 (44.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (60.00%) MS Office
2 14 (28.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (46.00%) Office 365
2 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) LAN
1 13 (26.00%) WAN
2 12 (24.00%) Firewall
3 7 (14.00%) WebEx
4 6 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (12.00%) Network Security
4 6 (12.00%) SAN
5 5 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Administrator
2 16 (32.00%) Network Administrator
2 16 (32.00%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (18.00%) Support Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) IT Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) IT Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Active Directory Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Help Desk Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (82.00%) Windows
2 36 (72.00%) Windows Server
3 16 (32.00%) Mac OS X
3 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (12.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 6 (12.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (10.00%) IT Audit
4 5 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 5 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 5 (10.00%) Web Filtering
5 4 (8.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.00%) ETL
6 2 (4.00%) Migration
6 2 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.00%) High Availability
7 1 (2.00%) MVC
7 1 (2.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (84.00%) MCSE
2 23 (46.00%) MCSA
3 22 (44.00%) CCNA
3 22 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (24.00%) MCP
5 10 (20.00%) MCITP
6 8 (16.00%) Degree
7 2 (4.00%) MCDBA
7 2 (4.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 47 (94.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (46.00%) Hyper-V
3 17 (34.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (14.00%) vSphere
5 6 (12.00%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (12.00%) ISA Server
5 6 (12.00%) UAG
5 6 (12.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) SCCM
2 5 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (72.00%) VMware
3 11 (22.00%) Cisco
4 6 (12.00%) Citrix
4 6 (12.00%) Dell
4 6 (12.00%) HP
5 5 (10.00%) ServiceNow
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