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

Microsoft Certification
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 61 69
Rank change year-on-year +21 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 16 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 4.64% 1.85% 1.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.68% 5.76% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 8
Median salary £25,000 £50,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% +100.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +1.38%  

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 117 191 217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 33.91% 32.15% 31.00%
Number of salaries quoted 110 150 180
Median salary £37,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.81% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Guildford

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

1 51 (92.73%) Active Directory
2 49 (89.09%) Windows
3 44 (80.00%) MCSE
3 44 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 39 (70.91%) Microsoft Office
5 38 (69.09%) VMware
5 38 (69.09%) Windows Server
6 34 (61.82%) MS Exchange
7 30 (54.55%) Office 365
8 27 (49.09%) Hyper-V
9 23 (41.82%) Windows 7
10 19 (34.55%) MCSA
11 15 (27.27%) ITIL
11 15 (27.27%) SCCM
11 15 (27.27%) Windows 8
11 15 (27.27%) Windows 10
12 14 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (25.45%) CCNA
12 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (23.64%) LAN
13 13 (23.64%) WAN
14 12 (21.82%) Mac OS X
14 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (20.00%) MCITP
16 10 (18.18%) MCP
16 10 (18.18%) Citrix
17 8 (14.55%) IT Audit
17 8 (14.55%) Patch Management
17 8 (14.55%) ServiceNow

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 34 (61.82%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (70.91%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (54.55%) Office 365
2 14 (25.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) LAN
1 13 (23.64%) WAN
2 8 (14.55%) Firewall
3 7 (12.73%) WebEx
4 6 (10.91%) Network Security
5 5 (9.09%) VPN
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Administrator
2 12 (21.82%) 1st Line Engineer
2 12 (21.82%) Network Administrator
2 12 (21.82%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (20.00%) Help Desk Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) IT Analyst
4 9 (16.36%) IT Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Active Directory Analyst
5 8 (14.55%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 8 (14.55%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (14.55%) Service Analyst
5 8 (14.55%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (12.73%) Support Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (9.09%) IT Support
8 5 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (7.27%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.27%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (89.09%) Windows
2 38 (69.09%) Windows Server
3 23 (41.82%) Windows 7
4 15 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 15 (27.27%) Windows 8
5 12 (21.82%) Mac OS X
5 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) ITIL
2 8 (14.55%) IT Audit
2 8 (14.55%) Patch Management
2 8 (14.55%) Software Deployment
3 5 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (9.09%) Web Filtering
4 4 (7.27%) Migration
5 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.64%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.64%) ETL
6 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.82%) High Availability
7 1 (1.82%) MVC
7 1 (1.82%) Project Management
7 1 (1.82%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (80.00%) MCSE
2 19 (34.55%) MCSA
3 14 (25.45%) CCNA
3 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (20.00%) MCITP
5 10 (18.18%) MCP
6 4 (7.27%) Degree
7 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (3.64%) MCDBA
7 2 (3.64%) MCTS
8 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 51 (92.73%) Active Directory
2 27 (49.09%) Hyper-V
3 14 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (12.73%) vSphere
5 2 (3.64%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (3.64%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.64%) UAG
5 2 (3.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (27.27%) SCCM
2 8 (14.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 44 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (69.09%) VMware
3 10 (18.18%) Citrix
4 8 (14.55%) ServiceNow
5 7 (12.73%) Cisco
6 2 (3.64%) Dell
6 2 (3.64%) HP