The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stevenage with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
Rank 23 17 12
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 2.00% 6.72% 9.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.52% 14.04% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 8
Median salary £28,875 £37,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,575 £37,500 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £31,175 £37,500 £42,500
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 Stevenage.

Academic & Professional Certification
Stevenage
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21 57 28
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 21.00% 47.90% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18 38 21
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 Stevenage

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Stevenage

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 22 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) MS Office
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) Service Management
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Client Onboarding
4 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) MCSE
4 4 (44.44%) MCSA
4 4 (44.44%) CCNA
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (33.33%) SLA
5 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (33.33%) Office 365
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Becrypt
6 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
6 2 (22.22%) MCDST
6 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 2 (22.22%) SCCM
6 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (22.22%) Front Office
6 2 (22.22%) Validation
6 2 (22.22%) Handset

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage 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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
General
1 2 (22.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) IT Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) IT Systems Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Virtualisation Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
1 2 (22.22%) Handset
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) Client Onboarding
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) MCSA
1 4 (44.44%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) MCDST
2 2 (22.22%) MCP
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Becrypt