The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 66 71 83
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 366 352 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.62% 3.35% 3.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.49% 13.47% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 322 319 317
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,050 £28,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2526 2614 2852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.95% 24.84% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2200 2207 2543
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the City of London region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in the City of London

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 586 (82.65%) Microsoft
2 432 (60.93%) Windows
3 431 (60.79%) MCSE
4 337 (47.53%) Active Directory
5 286 (40.34%) VMware
6 257 (36.25%) MS Excel
7 254 (35.83%) ITIL
8 207 (29.20%) MCITP
9 193 (27.22%) Finance
10 190 (26.80%) Citrix
11 188 (26.52%) MCSA
12 186 (26.23%) MS Exchange
13 182 (25.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 178 (25.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 178 (25.11%) SQL Server
15 155 (21.86%) Cisco
16 154 (21.72%) SQL
17 136 (19.18%) MS Office
18 127 (17.91%) MCP
19 120 (16.93%) Windows 7
20 118 (16.64%) Cisco Certification
21 116 (16.36%) SharePoint
21 116 (16.36%) Blackberry
22 113 (15.94%) DNS
23 108 (15.23%) Degree
24 104 (14.67%) SAN
25 100 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010
26 89 (12.55%) MCTS
26 89 (12.55%) Hyper-V
27 88 (12.41%) Banking

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 186 (26.23%) MS Exchange
2 116 (16.36%) SharePoint
3 100 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 63 (8.89%) Lync
5 57 (8.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 53 (7.48%) IIS
7 49 (6.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 43 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
9 36 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 36 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 28 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.71%) CMS
12 5 (0.71%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.56%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.42%) Apache
15 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
16 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 257 (36.25%) MS Excel
2 136 (19.18%) MS Office
3 45 (6.35%) InfoPath
4 16 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.55%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.42%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.28%) MS Project
8 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (0.99%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (0.99%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.28%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.68%) Office 365
2 15 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.56%) IaaS
5 2 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 113 (15.94%) DNS
2 104 (14.67%) SAN
3 82 (11.57%) DHCP
4 70 (9.87%) TCP/IP
5 62 (8.74%) LAN
6 59 (8.32%) Firewall
7 51 (7.19%) WAN
7 51 (7.19%) Internet
8 50 (7.05%) VPN
9 39 (5.50%) Intranet
10 33 (4.65%) Unified Communications
11 30 (4.23%) VoIP
12 28 (3.95%) Extranet
13 19 (2.68%) ISDN
14 18 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (2.12%) Wireless
15 15 (2.12%) NAS
16 11 (1.55%) VLAN
17 10 (1.41%) NetScaler
17 10 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (25.11%) SQL Server
2 66 (9.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (8.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (7.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 44 (6.21%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 34 (4.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (2.40%) OLAP
9 14 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.13%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.13%) QlikView
11 7 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (0.99%) Oracle OLAP
11 7 (0.99%) Essbase
11 7 (0.99%) DataStage
11 7 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.99%) DB2
11 7 (0.99%) IBM InfoSphere
11 7 (0.99%) SAP HANA
12 6 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 34 (4.80%) Visual Studio
2 25 (3.53%) Subversion
3 13 (1.83%) JIRA
3 13 (1.83%) Artifactory
3 13 (1.83%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.69%) MSI
5 9 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 193 (27.22%) Finance
2 88 (12.41%) Banking
3 27 (3.81%) Advertising
4 26 (3.67%) Law
5 23 (3.24%) Retail
6 20 (2.82%) Legal
6 20 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.82%) Investment Banking
7 19 (2.68%) Front Office
8 18 (2.54%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.41%) Publishing
10 9 (1.27%) Back Office
11 5 (0.71%) Marketing
11 5 (0.71%) Electronics
12 2 (0.28%) Billing
12 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Games
13 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 151 (21.30%) Analyst
2 95 (13.40%) Support Engineer
3 89 (12.55%) Developer
4 79 (11.14%) Consultant
5 75 (10.58%) Support Analyst
6 74 (10.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 62 (8.74%) Administrator
7 62 (8.74%) Desktop Support
8 44 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support
9 42 (5.92%) 2nd Line Support
9 42 (5.92%) Microsoft Consultant
10 36 (5.08%) IT Support
11 35 (4.94%) SharePoint Developer
12 30 (4.23%) Technical Support
13 28 (3.95%) Technical Consultant
13 28 (3.95%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 27 (3.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 26 (3.67%) DBA
15 26 (3.67%) Desktop Analyst
16 24 (3.39%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (11.14%) .NET
2 56 (7.90%) ASP.NET
3 40 (5.64%) HTML
4 39 (5.50%) CSS
5 32 (4.51%) jQuery
6 27 (3.81%) Ajax
6 27 (3.81%) HTML5
7 25 (3.53%) XHTML
8 21 (2.96%) Web Services
9 14 (1.97%) Silverlight
10 12 (1.69%) WCF
11 10 (1.41%) .NET Framework
12 8 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (0.85%) XML
15 5 (0.71%) Application Packaging
15 5 (0.71%) SAML
16 4 (0.56%) AngularJS
16 4 (0.56%) MDX
17 3 (0.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 116 (16.36%) Blackberry
2 53 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.23%) Clustering
4 25 (3.53%) User Experience
5 22 (3.10%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
7 17 (2.40%) iPhone
8 14 (1.97%) Replication
9 13 (1.83%) Computer Science
9 13 (1.83%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.69%) GIS
10 12 (1.69%) Mathematics
11 11 (1.55%) CMDB
11 11 (1.55%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (1.41%) EqualLogic
13 9 (1.27%) Smartphone
13 9 (1.27%) Kindle
14 6 (0.85%) Hedge funds
15 5 (0.71%) Taxonomies
16 4 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 432 (60.93%) Windows
2 178 (25.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 120 (16.93%) Windows 7
4 78 (11.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (8.74%) Linux
6 55 (7.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 54 (7.62%) Windows XP
8 37 (5.22%) Windows 8
9 22 (3.10%) Windows Vista
10 18 (2.54%) UNIX
11 12 (1.69%) Android
12 10 (1.41%) Apple iOS
13 9 (1.27%) Solaris
14 8 (1.13%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (0.85%) AIX
16 5 (0.71%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.28%) Debian
17 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (35.83%) ITIL
2 67 (9.45%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (6.21%) Business Continuity
4 42 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (5.78%) Service Management
6 36 (5.08%) Workflow
6 36 (5.08%) PRINCE2
7 35 (4.94%) Service Delivery
7 35 (4.94%) Project Management
8 31 (4.37%) Web Development
8 31 (4.37%) Content Management
9 30 (4.23%) Release Management
9 30 (4.23%) Problem Management
9 30 (4.23%) Change Control
10 29 (4.09%) Change Management
11 28 (3.95%) Migration
11 28 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
12 27 (3.81%) Incident Management
13 26 (3.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 24 (3.39%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 154 (21.72%) SQL
2 86 (12.13%) PowerShell
3 76 (10.72%) C#
4 40 (5.64%) JavaScript
5 28 (3.95%) T-SQL
6 18 (2.54%) VBScript
7 9 (1.27%) C
8 7 (0.99%) VB.NET
9 5 (0.71%) VBA
9 5 (0.71%) Java
10 2 (0.28%) R
11 1 (0.14%) C++
11 1 (0.14%) VB
11 1 (0.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 431 (60.79%) MCSE
2 207 (29.20%) MCITP
3 188 (26.52%) MCSA
4 127 (17.91%) MCP
5 118 (16.64%) Cisco Certification
6 108 (15.23%) Degree
7 89 (12.55%) MCTS
8 78 (11.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 76 (10.72%) CCNA
10 46 (6.49%) Citrix Certification
11 45 (6.35%) CCNP
12 26 (3.67%) Security Cleared
13 25 (3.53%) JNCIA
14 24 (3.39%) CCA
15 21 (2.96%) A+ Certification
16 19 (2.68%) MCDST
17 18 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
18 17 (2.40%) SC Cleared
19 16 (2.26%) Microsoft Certified Master
19 16 (2.26%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.50%) SLA
2 13 (1.83%) QA
2 13 (1.83%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 337 (47.53%) Active Directory
2 182 (25.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (12.55%) Hyper-V
4 61 (8.60%) XenApp
5 52 (7.33%) VMware ESXi
6 42 (5.92%) vSphere
7 27 (3.81%) XenDesktop
8 19 (2.68%) VMware ESX
9 18 (2.54%) Xen
10 9 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (1.27%) Terminal Services
11 8 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (1.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (0.99%) XenServer
13 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.71%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.71%) vCloud
14 4 (0.56%) UAG
15 3 (0.42%) MDaemon
15 3 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 76 (10.72%) SCCM
2 39 (5.50%) SCOM
3 22 (3.10%) Backup Exec
4 16 (2.26%) SCOrch
4 16 (2.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (1.97%) XenMobile
6 13 (1.83%) SCVMM
6 13 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (1.55%) WMI
8 8 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (1.13%) WSUS
9 7 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 6 (0.85%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.56%) Casper Suite
12 3 (0.42%) ARCserve
13 2 (0.28%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.28%) SCDPM
13 2 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (0.28%) Puppet
13 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 586 (82.65%) Microsoft
2 286 (40.34%) VMware
3 190 (26.80%) Citrix
4 155 (21.86%) Cisco
5 46 (6.49%) Symantec
6 43 (6.06%) Juniper
7 34 (4.80%) EMC
8 31 (4.37%) HP
8 31 (4.37%) Oracle
9 29 (4.09%) Wyse
9 29 (4.09%) NetApp
10 24 (3.39%) Telerik
11 21 (2.96%) Open Text
12 20 (2.82%) Avaya
12 20 (2.82%) Apple
13 19 (2.68%) Dell
14 18 (2.54%) IBM
14 18 (2.54%) SAP
14 18 (2.54%) Reuters
15 17 (2.40%) ServiceNow
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £4000 Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday / Bonus / Home Working
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 27 days holiday, banking bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £80000 per annum + pension, healthcare, car allowance, bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £80000 per annum + pension, healthcare, car allowance, bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £34000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Package + Home Working
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £80000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 21 days ago