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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 76 83 84
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 358 381 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.32% 3.29% 3.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.64% 13.87% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 316 341 341
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
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
2625 2746 2939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.38% 23.69% 25.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2283 2334 2627
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £77,500
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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.

1 587 (82.10%) Microsoft
2 426 (59.58%) Windows
3 397 (55.52%) MCSE
4 332 (46.43%) Active Directory
5 293 (40.98%) VMware
6 270 (37.76%) MS Excel
7 242 (33.85%) ITIL
8 211 (29.51%) MCITP
9 197 (27.55%) Citrix
10 195 (27.27%) MCSA
11 194 (27.13%) Finance
12 193 (26.99%) MS Exchange
13 191 (26.71%) SQL Server
14 188 (26.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 180 (25.17%) Windows Server 2008
16 174 (24.34%) SQL
17 167 (23.36%) Cisco
18 139 (19.44%) MS Office
19 128 (17.90%) Cisco Certification
20 123 (17.20%) MCP
21 122 (17.06%) Degree
22 116 (16.22%) DNS
23 115 (16.08%) SharePoint
24 104 (14.55%) SAN
25 102 (14.27%) Exchange Server 2010
26 101 (14.13%) Blackberry
26 101 (14.13%) Windows 7
27 95 (13.29%) MCTS
28 88 (12.31%) .NET
29 87 (12.17%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
1 193 (26.99%) MS Exchange
2 115 (16.08%) SharePoint
3 102 (14.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 72 (10.07%) Lync
5 58 (8.11%) IIS
6 54 (7.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 48 (6.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 39 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 39 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 30 (4.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 28 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.40%) IBM Notes
13 9 (1.26%) Lotus Domino
14 7 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.84%) CMS
15 6 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.70%) Tomcat
17 3 (0.42%) Apache
18 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 270 (37.76%) MS Excel
2 139 (19.44%) MS Office
3 41 (5.73%) InfoPath
4 18 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.40%) 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 19 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (0.84%) Hyperion Planning
2 6 (0.84%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (0.70%) SAP Business One
4 4 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) Agresso
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.08%) Office 365
2 20 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.42%) IaaS
5 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 116 (16.22%) DNS
2 104 (14.55%) SAN
3 87 (12.17%) DHCP
4 81 (11.33%) Firewall
5 79 (11.05%) TCP/IP
6 71 (9.93%) LAN
7 59 (8.25%) WAN
8 48 (6.71%) VPN
9 45 (6.29%) Internet
10 38 (5.31%) VoIP
11 35 (4.90%) Intranet
11 35 (4.90%) Unified Communications
12 24 (3.36%) Extranet
13 18 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (2.38%) ISDN
15 16 (2.24%) NAS
16 15 (2.10%) VLAN
17 14 (1.96%) Wireless
18 13 (1.82%) NetScaler
19 12 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (26.71%) SQL Server
2 77 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 69 (9.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (8.39%) Data Warehouse
5 58 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (6.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 37 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (3.50%) OLAP
9 20 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (1.96%) QlikView
11 11 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (1.12%) DB2
13 6 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.84%) Essbase
13 6 (0.84%) DataStage
13 6 (0.84%) IBM InfoSphere
13 6 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (0.84%) Oracle OLAP
13 6 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (0.84%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 35 (4.90%) Visual Studio
2 27 (3.78%) Subversion
3 12 (1.68%) JIRA
3 12 (1.68%) Artifactory
3 12 (1.68%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.12%) MSI
6 3 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.14%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.14%) MSBuild
General
1 194 (27.13%) Finance
2 74 (10.35%) Banking
3 32 (4.48%) Law
4 27 (3.78%) Advertising
5 24 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 23 (3.22%) Retail
7 20 (2.80%) Legal
8 11 (1.54%) Back Office
8 11 (1.54%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.40%) Publishing
10 9 (1.26%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.12%) Marketing
12 5 (0.70%) Billing
12 5 (0.70%) Electronics
13 4 (0.56%) Front Office
14 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.14%) Games
14 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (18.32%) Analyst
2 105 (14.69%) Developer
3 98 (13.71%) Support Engineer
4 79 (11.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 73 (10.21%) Consultant
6 61 (8.53%) Support Analyst
7 52 (7.27%) Administrator
8 45 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
9 44 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support
10 40 (5.59%) Desktop Support
10 40 (5.59%) IT Support
11 36 (5.03%) Microsoft Consultant
11 36 (5.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 35 (4.90%) Technical Support
13 33 (4.62%) SharePoint Developer
14 26 (3.64%) Technical Analyst
15 24 (3.36%) Server Engineer
15 24 (3.36%) Technical Consultant
15 24 (3.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 23 (3.22%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (12.31%) .NET
2 54 (7.55%) ASP.NET
3 37 (5.17%) CSS
3 37 (5.17%) HTML
4 32 (4.48%) jQuery
5 29 (4.06%) Web Services
6 24 (3.36%) HTML5
7 23 (3.22%) Ajax
8 22 (3.08%) XHTML
9 17 (2.38%) Silverlight
10 16 (2.24%) WCF
10 16 (2.24%) .NET Framework
11 7 (0.98%) COM
11 7 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (0.84%) XML
12 6 (0.84%) XSLT
13 5 (0.70%) Application Packaging
13 5 (0.70%) FIX Protocol
13 5 (0.70%) MAPI
13 5 (0.70%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 101 (14.13%) Blackberry
2 65 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (4.48%) Clustering
4 23 (3.22%) Computer Science
5 22 (3.08%) User Experience
6 19 (2.66%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
7 17 (2.38%) iPhone
8 15 (2.10%) EqualLogic
9 13 (1.82%) Mathematics
9 13 (1.82%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.68%) GIS
11 10 (1.40%) Replication
11 10 (1.40%) CMDB
12 9 (1.26%) Smartphone
13 8 (1.12%) PKI
14 7 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
15 5 (0.70%) Equities
15 5 (0.70%) Derivative
15 5 (0.70%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 426 (59.58%) Windows
2 180 (25.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 101 (14.13%) Windows 7
4 78 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (9.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 60 (8.39%) Linux
7 59 (8.25%) Windows XP
8 30 (4.20%) Windows 8
9 21 (2.94%) UNIX
10 14 (1.96%) Windows Vista
11 11 (1.54%) Android
11 11 (1.54%) Solaris
12 9 (1.26%) AIX
12 9 (1.26%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.84%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.70%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.56%) CentOS
16 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (33.85%) ITIL
2 61 (8.53%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (5.73%) Project Management
5 37 (5.17%) PRINCE2
5 37 (5.17%) Release Management
5 37 (5.17%) Change Control
6 34 (4.76%) ETL
7 32 (4.48%) Workflow
8 29 (4.06%) Migration
8 29 (4.06%) Web Development
8 29 (4.06%) Problem Management
9 28 (3.92%) Content Management
9 28 (3.92%) CRM
10 26 (3.64%) Change Management
10 26 (3.64%) Incident Management
11 25 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (3.36%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (3.36%) Asset Management
13 23 (3.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 174 (24.34%) SQL
2 85 (11.89%) C#
3 78 (10.91%) PowerShell
4 39 (5.45%) JavaScript
5 32 (4.48%) T-SQL
6 25 (3.50%) VBScript
7 10 (1.40%) VB
8 7 (0.98%) VB.NET
8 7 (0.98%) Java
9 6 (0.84%) C
9 6 (0.84%) VBA
10 3 (0.42%) C++
11 2 (0.28%) Perl
11 2 (0.28%) R
12 1 (0.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 397 (55.52%) MCSE
2 211 (29.51%) MCITP
3 195 (27.27%) MCSA
4 128 (17.90%) Cisco Certification
5 123 (17.20%) MCP
6 122 (17.06%) Degree
7 95 (13.29%) MCTS
8 85 (11.89%) CCNA
9 78 (10.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 46 (6.43%) CCNP
11 45 (6.29%) Citrix Certification
12 28 (3.92%) MCDBA
13 26 (3.64%) Security Cleared
14 25 (3.50%) A+ Certification
15 18 (2.52%) JNCIA
16 17 (2.38%) SC Cleared
16 17 (2.38%) CCA
17 16 (2.24%) Microsoft Certified Master
18 15 (2.10%) MCDST
18 15 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.57%) SLA
2 10 (1.40%) QA
3 7 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 332 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 188 (26.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (12.17%) Hyper-V
4 52 (7.27%) XenApp
5 48 (6.71%) VMware ESXi
6 41 (5.73%) vSphere
7 25 (3.50%) VMware ESX
8 21 (2.94%) XenDesktop
9 12 (1.68%) XenServer
10 10 (1.40%) Xen
11 8 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
11 8 (1.12%) ISA Server
12 7 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.84%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.70%) MDaemon
15 4 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.42%) vCloud
16 3 (0.42%) UAG
Systems Management
1 68 (9.51%) SCCM
2 31 (4.34%) SCOM
3 29 (4.06%) Backup Exec
4 14 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (1.68%) WSUS
5 12 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (1.68%) SCOrch
6 11 (1.54%) XenMobile
6 11 (1.54%) SCVMM
7 8 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (1.12%) Tivoli
7 8 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 7 (0.98%) WMI
9 4 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (0.56%) Casper Suite
10 3 (0.42%) ARCserve
11 2 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (0.28%) Puppet
11 2 (0.28%) Sysprep
11 2 (0.28%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 587 (82.10%) Microsoft
2 293 (40.98%) VMware
3 197 (27.55%) Citrix
4 167 (23.36%) Cisco
5 47 (6.57%) Symantec
6 45 (6.29%) Juniper
7 41 (5.73%) Oracle
8 40 (5.59%) NetApp
9 32 (4.48%) HP
9 32 (4.48%) EMC
10 25 (3.50%) Dell
11 22 (3.08%) Open Text
12 21 (2.94%) Telerik
13 18 (2.52%) Wyse
13 18 (2.52%) Apple
14 17 (2.38%) SAP
15 15 (2.10%) CheckPoint
15 15 (2.10%) Mitel
16 14 (1.96%) Avaya
17 12 (1.68%) IBM
City, London
Red10
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + good bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits+training opportunities
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 27 days holiday, banking bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £22500 - £23000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38500.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Company Benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25000 - 30000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40 - £55000 per annum + bonus/progression
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + 7% contributory pension, healthcare
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
NAK Consulting
Salary: DOE + Bonus (10%) + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum £45,000
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £37000 - £70000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 12 days ago