The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 59 65
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 38 30 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 3.97% 3.38% 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.32% 10.99% 9.21%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 34
Median salary £45,000 £31,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -5.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £35,400 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

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 Nottingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Nottingham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 187 273 391
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 19.54% 30.78% 32.94%
Number of salaries quoted 155 180 272
Median salary £45,000 £33,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,900 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,400 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Nottingham

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Nottingham over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 68 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 65 (90.28%) MCSE
3 61 (84.72%) Active Directory
4 58 (80.56%) Windows
5 47 (65.28%) VMware
6 40 (55.56%) Windows Server
7 36 (50.00%) MCITP
7 36 (50.00%) MS Exchange
8 34 (47.22%) SQL
8 34 (47.22%) SQL Server
9 32 (44.44%) SAN
9 32 (44.44%) SCCM
10 30 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 30 (41.67%) NetApp
10 30 (41.67%) vSphere
11 29 (40.28%) Exchange Server 2010
11 29 (40.28%) SQL Server 2005
12 28 (38.89%) MCSA
13 27 (37.50%) Firewall
14 24 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 24 (33.33%) Office 365
15 22 (30.56%) High Availability
16 21 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (29.17%) Citrix
16 21 (29.17%) ITIL
17 20 (27.78%) Cisco
18 19 (26.39%) Hyper-V
18 19 (26.39%) Microsoft Azure
18 19 (26.39%) Windows 10
19 18 (25.00%) Degree

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 36 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 29 (40.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.11%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (33.33%) Office 365
2 19 (26.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (15.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (12.50%) IaaS
5 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (4.17%) PaaS
6 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (44.44%) SAN
2 27 (37.50%) Firewall
3 18 (25.00%) Internet
4 8 (11.11%) Skype
5 6 (8.33%) DHCP
6 5 (6.94%) VLAN
7 4 (5.56%) WAN
8 3 (4.17%) DNS
8 3 (4.17%) H.323
8 3 (4.17%) RTP
8 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.17%) Wireless
8 3 (4.17%) Wireless Security
9 2 (2.78%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.78%) IPsec
9 2 (2.78%) PBX
9 2 (2.78%) SSH
9 2 (2.78%) SSL
9 2 (2.78%) VPN
9 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 30 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (40.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.78%) MySQL
4 2 (2.78%) OLAP
4 2 (2.78%) OLTP
4 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
General
1 14 (19.44%) Law
2 6 (8.33%) Spanish Language
3 4 (5.56%) Portuguese Language
3 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Games
4 2 (2.78%) Polish Language
5 1 (1.39%) French Language
5 1 (1.39%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (34.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (25.00%) Analyst
3 17 (23.61%) Technical Engineer
4 14 (19.44%) Architect
4 14 (19.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 14 (19.44%) Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (19.44%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (19.44%) VMware Architect
4 14 (19.44%) Windows Engineer
4 14 (19.44%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (15.28%) IT Support
6 8 (11.11%) Consultant
6 8 (11.11%) Multilingual Support
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Administrator
9 3 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Support
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.17%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (2.78%) FMCG
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Clustering
4 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 58 (80.56%) Windows
2 40 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 24 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (26.39%) Windows 10
5 15 (20.83%) Windows 7
6 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.56%) Linux
7 4 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) High Availability
2 21 (29.17%) ITIL
3 14 (19.44%) Document Management
4 10 (13.89%) Presales
5 6 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 3 (4.17%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.78%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.78%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.78%) Server Building
7 2 (2.78%) Statistics
8 1 (1.39%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.39%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.39%) Escalation Management
8 1 (1.39%) Information Security
8 1 (1.39%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 1 (1.39%) Speech Recognition
8 1 (1.39%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (47.22%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (90.28%) MCSE
2 36 (50.00%) MCITP
3 28 (38.89%) MCSA
4 18 (25.00%) Degree
5 9 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 8 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 6 (8.33%) CCNA
8 3 (4.17%) CCDA
8 3 (4.17%) CCIE
8 3 (4.17%) CCNP
9 2 (2.78%) CEH
9 2 (2.78%) CISSP
9 2 (2.78%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (2.78%) RHCT
9 2 (2.78%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.39%) HP ASE
10 1 (1.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (84.72%) Active Directory
2 30 (41.67%) vSphere
3 21 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (26.39%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.78%) Snort
6 2 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (44.44%) SCCM
2 17 (23.61%) SCOM
2 17 (23.61%) SCSM
3 4 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.78%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.78%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 68 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 47 (65.28%) VMware
3 30 (41.67%) NetApp
4 21 (29.17%) Citrix
5 20 (27.78%) Cisco
6 16 (22.22%) SonicWALL
7 12 (16.67%) HP
8 10 (13.89%) iManage
9 7 (9.72%) Apple
10 3 (4.17%) Avaya
10 3 (4.17%) Juniper
10 3 (4.17%) ProCurve
10 3 (4.17%) Red Box
11 2 (2.78%) Symantec
11 2 (2.78%) Veeam
12 1 (1.39%) Computacenter
12 1 (1.39%) IBM
12 1 (1.39%) Interwoven
12 1 (1.39%) Riverbed