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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
London / City of London
Rank 118 106 71
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -35
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 115 176 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.30% 2.60% 3.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.44% 9.90% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 99 154 323
Median salary £41,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
1218 1778 2605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.39% 26.24% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1105 1585 2207
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,450 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 166 (71.55%) Microsoft
2 140 (60.34%) Windows
3 124 (53.45%) MCSE
4 117 (50.43%) Active Directory
5 103 (44.40%) VMware
6 77 (33.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 76 (32.76%) Cisco
8 73 (31.47%) MS Excel
8 73 (31.47%) ITIL
9 70 (30.17%) Windows Server
10 66 (28.45%) SQL Server
11 65 (28.02%) Finance
12 58 (25.00%) MCSA
13 57 (24.57%) MS Exchange
13 57 (24.57%) Office 365
14 54 (23.28%) Windows Server 2008
15 50 (21.55%) Citrix
16 48 (20.69%) SQL
16 48 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
17 44 (18.97%) SCCM
17 44 (18.97%) Data Centre
18 43 (18.53%) Degree
18 43 (18.53%) Cisco Certification
19 39 (16.81%) Hyper-V
20 38 (16.38%) Windows Server 2012
20 38 (16.38%) SAN
20 38 (16.38%) SharePoint
21 36 (15.52%) CCNA
22 34 (14.66%) DNS
23 32 (13.79%) Linux

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 57 (24.57%) MS Exchange
2 38 (16.38%) SharePoint
3 31 (13.36%) Skype for Business
4 30 (12.93%) IIS
5 24 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (9.48%) Apache
7 15 (6.47%) Tomcat
8 12 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (4.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (3.88%) JBoss
11 7 (3.02%) CMS
11 7 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (3.02%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (2.59%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.43%) Drupal
15 1 (0.43%) lighttpd
15 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 73 (31.47%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.48%) MS Office
3 2 (0.86%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (24.57%) Office 365
2 48 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (7.76%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (5.17%) SaaS
5 10 (4.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (4.31%) IaaS
5 10 (4.31%) PaaS
6 6 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.29%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (16.38%) SAN
2 34 (14.66%) DNS
3 25 (10.78%) Skype
4 24 (10.34%) DHCP
4 24 (10.34%) VPN
5 23 (9.91%) LAN
5 23 (9.91%) WAN
6 20 (8.62%) Firewall
7 12 (5.17%) TCP/IP
7 12 (5.17%) VoIP
8 10 (4.31%) FTP
9 6 (2.59%) SMTP
9 6 (2.59%) Wireless
10 5 (2.16%) HTTP
10 5 (2.16%) Internet
10 5 (2.16%) LDAP
10 5 (2.16%) NAS
11 3 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.29%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.29%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (28.45%) SQL Server
2 27 (11.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (9.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (7.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (6.47%) Relational Database
6 13 (5.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (5.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (4.74%) Big Data
8 10 (4.31%) QlikView
9 9 (3.88%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (3.88%) Data Mining
9 9 (3.88%) Power BI
9 9 (3.88%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (2.59%) OLAP
11 5 (2.16%) OLTP
12 4 (1.72%) MySQL
13 3 (1.29%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
15 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.31%) JIRA
2 6 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.59%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.86%) MorphX
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 65 (28.02%) Finance
2 31 (13.36%) Banking
3 15 (6.47%) Legal
4 5 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.72%) Retail
6 3 (1.29%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.86%) Advertising
7 2 (0.86%) Back Office
7 2 (0.86%) Billing
7 2 (0.86%) Marketing
7 2 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (15.09%) Support Engineer
2 28 (12.07%) Analyst
3 25 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (8.62%) Consultant
5 20 (8.62%) Server Engineer
6 19 (8.19%) Desktop Support
6 19 (8.19%) Windows Engineer
7 18 (7.76%) Developer
8 17 (7.33%) Junior
8 17 (7.33%) VMware Engineer
9 16 (6.90%) Azure Engineer
9 16 (6.90%) Hyper-V Engineer
10 15 (6.47%) Administrator
10 15 (6.47%) Desktop Engineer
10 15 (6.47%) IT Support
11 13 (5.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 13 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (5.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 12 (5.17%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.93%) .NET
2 14 (6.03%) ASP.NET
3 12 (5.17%) Middleware
4 11 (4.74%) MDX
5 7 (3.02%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.59%) WCF
7 5 (2.16%) DHTML
7 5 (2.16%) HTML
7 5 (2.16%) Silverlight
7 5 (2.16%) Web Services
7 5 (2.16%) WPF
7 5 (2.16%) XML
7 5 (2.16%) XSLT
8 3 (1.29%) Ajax
8 3 (1.29%) jQuery
8 3 (1.29%) LINQ to SQL
8 3 (1.29%) WinForms
9 2 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.97%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (4.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (4.31%) Clustering
5 10 (4.31%) Public Cloud
6 8 (3.45%) Blackberry
7 7 (3.02%) PKI
7 7 (3.02%) Replication
8 6 (2.59%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.72%) Fintech
9 4 (1.72%) iPhone
9 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.29%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.86%) Derivative
11 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.86%) Handset
11 2 (0.86%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 140 (60.34%) Windows
2 70 (30.17%) Windows Server
3 54 (23.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (16.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (13.79%) Linux
6 25 (10.78%) Windows 7
7 22 (9.48%) Windows 10
8 14 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (3.88%) Unix
11 7 (3.02%) Solaris
12 5 (2.16%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.72%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.72%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.29%) Android
15 2 (0.86%) CentOS
15 2 (0.86%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (31.47%) ITIL
2 28 (12.07%) DevOps
3 27 (11.64%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (8.62%) Mobile Device Management
6 17 (7.33%) Migration
6 17 (7.33%) Service Delivery
7 14 (6.03%) Data Management
7 14 (6.03%) ITIL V3
7 14 (6.03%) Presales
8 12 (5.17%) Mentoring
8 12 (5.17%) Software Deployment
9 11 (4.74%) Business Development
9 11 (4.74%) TOGAF
9 11 (4.74%) Unit Testing
10 10 (4.31%) Identity Management
10 10 (4.31%) Load Balancing
10 10 (4.31%) PRINCE2
10 10 (4.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.69%) SQL
2 29 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 21 (9.05%) T-SQL
4 16 (6.90%) C#
5 9 (3.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 8 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 8 (3.45%) VBScript
7 4 (1.72%) VB
8 3 (1.29%) Perl
8 3 (1.29%) Python
9 2 (0.86%) Java
9 2 (0.86%) PHP
9 2 (0.86%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.86%) X++
9 2 (0.86%) XPath
10 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 124 (53.45%) MCSE
2 58 (25.00%) MCSA
3 43 (18.53%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (18.53%) Degree
4 36 (15.52%) CCNA
5 30 (12.93%) MCP
6 25 (10.78%) MCITP
7 22 (9.48%) MCTS
8 15 (6.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (4.74%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (4.31%) EMC Certification
11 6 (2.59%) CCNP
11 6 (2.59%) MCPD
11 6 (2.59%) MCSD
12 5 (2.16%) MCDST
13 3 (1.29%) HND
13 3 (1.29%) RHCSA
14 2 (0.86%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.86%) Network+ Certification
15 1 (0.43%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.60%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) GCP
2 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 117 (50.43%) Active Directory
2 77 (33.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (16.81%) Hyper-V
4 18 (7.76%) vSphere
5 9 (3.88%) XenApp
6 7 (3.02%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.16%) XenServer
8 4 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.29%) NFS
9 3 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.29%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (18.97%) SCCM
2 14 (6.03%) SCOM
3 12 (5.17%) NetBackup
4 10 (4.31%) AirWatch
5 9 (3.88%) WSUS
6 6 (2.59%) Puppet
7 4 (1.72%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.29%) Ansible
8 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (1.29%) Nagios
9 2 (0.86%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.86%) Salt
9 2 (0.86%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.43%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.43%) Control-M
10 1 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.43%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 166 (71.55%) Microsoft
2 103 (44.40%) VMware
3 76 (32.76%) Cisco
4 50 (21.55%) Citrix
5 32 (13.79%) NetApp
6 26 (11.21%) HP
6 26 (11.21%) Oracle
7 18 (7.76%) EMC
8 17 (7.33%) Dell
9 12 (5.17%) Tableau
9 12 (5.17%) Veeam
10 9 (3.88%) Avaya
10 9 (3.88%) IBM
10 9 (3.88%) Software AG
11 5 (2.16%) Google
11 5 (2.16%) Sybase
11 5 (2.16%) Veritas
12 4 (1.72%) Lumension
12 4 (1.72%) MobileIron
12 4 (1.72%) Trend Micro
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