The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 24 34
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 2.86% 2.38% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 11.11% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Median salary £37,500 £52,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +59.09%  
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 Middlesex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Middlesex
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20 36 74
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 28.57% 21.43% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10 33 53
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £38,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,500 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) MCAD
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (57.14%) PaaS
2 4 (57.14%) IaaS
2 4 (57.14%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (28.57%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) IaaS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) PaaS
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon S3
2 2 (28.57%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DHCP
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Azure Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (28.57%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Native
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (28.57%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) VMS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Build Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (28.57%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) MCAD
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (28.57%) MCP
3 2 (28.57%) MCSA
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) HP