The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Woking with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Surrey / Woking
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 30 38
Rank change year-on-year +15 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 28 28 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 12.17% 7.47% 4.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.84% 20.59% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 15
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +60.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £69,000 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% +4.22%  

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 Woking.

Academic & Professional Certification
Woking
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 74 136 101
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Woking 32.17% 36.27% 30.79%
Number of salaries quoted 100 202 184
Median salary £41,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,000 £68,625
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Woking.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Woking

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Woking

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Woking

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Woking

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Woking over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Woking

For the 6 months to 28 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 Woking region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 48 (96.00%) Windows
1 48 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (72.00%) Windows Server
3 34 (68.00%) SQL Server
4 31 (62.00%) MCSE
5 27 (54.00%) SQL
6 26 (52.00%) Performance Tuning
7 25 (50.00%) SharePoint
8 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
9 20 (40.00%) Citrix
9 20 (40.00%) MS Exchange
9 20 (40.00%) LAN
9 20 (40.00%) WAN
9 20 (40.00%) XenApp
10 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (32.00%) PowerShell
11 16 (32.00%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (32.00%) .NET
11 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
11 16 (32.00%) CSS
11 16 (32.00%) MCTS
11 16 (32.00%) MCITP
11 16 (32.00%) SharePoint Server
12 15 (30.00%) Statistics
12 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (30.00%) XSLT
12 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET
12 15 (30.00%) Office 365
12 15 (30.00%) JIRA
13 14 (28.00%) Windows 7

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking 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 25 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 20 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 16 (32.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 16 (32.00%) SharePoint Server
4 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.00%) LAN
1 20 (40.00%) WAN
2 12 (24.00%) DHCP
2 12 (24.00%) DNS
2 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (16.00%) NAS
3 8 (16.00%) SAN
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (68.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (32.00%) Administrator
1 16 (32.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 13 (26.00%) Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) Service Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (22.00%) DBA
4 11 (22.00%) SQL DBA
5 9 (18.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (18.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (14.00%) Citrix Support
7 7 (14.00%) Wintel Support
8 2 (4.00%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Lync Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Nagios Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Office 365 Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) .NET
1 16 (32.00%) CSS
2 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 15 (30.00%) XSLT
3 8 (16.00%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (96.00%) Windows
2 36 (72.00%) Windows Server
3 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (28.00%) Windows 7
5 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) Statistics
3 12 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (24.00%) ITIL
4 11 (22.00%) High Availability
5 2 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.00%) Project Management
6 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) SQL
2 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (32.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (62.00%) MCSE
2 16 (32.00%) MCITP
2 16 (32.00%) MCTS
3 13 (26.00%) MCP
3 13 (26.00%) MCSA
4 12 (24.00%) MCDST
5 10 (20.00%) Degree
6 8 (16.00%) CCA
6 8 (16.00%) CCAA
6 8 (16.00%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.00%) CCNA
8 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (40.00%) XenApp
3 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) SCCM
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 8 (16.00%) SCDPM
3 2 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 48 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (40.00%) Citrix
3 10 (20.00%) Cisco
3 10 (20.00%) VMware
4 8 (16.00%) 3PAR
4 8 (16.00%) CommVault
4 8 (16.00%) DataCore
4 8 (16.00%) HP