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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 118 106 85
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 120 175 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.25% 2.57% 3.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.33% 10.32% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 110 164 299
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median 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
1286 1696 2686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.09% 24.89% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 1474 2307
Median salary £57,500 £53,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016, 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.

1 158 (70.54%) Microsoft
2 147 (65.63%) Windows
3 131 (58.48%) MCSE
4 122 (54.46%) Active Directory
5 87 (38.84%) Windows Server
6 82 (36.61%) VMware
7 77 (34.38%) SQL Server
7 77 (34.38%) ITIL
8 75 (33.48%) Cisco
9 62 (27.68%) Finance
10 56 (25.00%) Citrix
10 56 (25.00%) SQL
11 54 (24.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 53 (23.66%) Windows Server 2008
13 51 (22.77%) Office 365
13 51 (22.77%) MS Excel
14 50 (22.32%) Microsoft Azure
15 49 (21.88%) SCCM
15 49 (21.88%) MCSA
16 48 (21.43%) MS Exchange
17 46 (20.54%) Degree
18 42 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
19 39 (17.41%) CCNA
19 39 (17.41%) DNS
20 38 (16.96%) Linux
21 37 (16.52%) VPN
21 37 (16.52%) MCITP
21 37 (16.52%) Data Centre
22 36 (16.07%) SharePoint
23 35 (15.63%) DHCP

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 48 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 36 (16.07%) SharePoint
3 33 (14.73%) IIS
4 28 (12.50%) Skype for Business
5 25 (11.16%) Apache
6 21 (9.38%) Tomcat
7 14 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (6.25%) JBoss
8 12 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.89%) CMS
15 1 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 1 (0.45%) Confluence
15 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 51 (22.77%) MS Excel
2 31 (13.84%) MS Office
3 4 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 51 (22.77%) Office 365
2 50 (22.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (8.48%) SaaS
5 16 (7.14%) IaaS
5 16 (7.14%) PaaS
6 10 (4.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.79%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.45%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.41%) DNS
2 37 (16.52%) VPN
3 35 (15.63%) DHCP
4 34 (15.18%) LAN
5 32 (14.29%) WAN
6 25 (11.16%) SAN
7 21 (9.38%) Skype
8 20 (8.93%) TCP/IP
9 17 (7.59%) Firewall
9 17 (7.59%) VoIP
10 10 (4.46%) FTP
11 7 (3.13%) Internet
12 6 (2.68%) iSCSI
12 6 (2.68%) Wireless
13 5 (2.23%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (2.23%) IP Telephony
13 5 (2.23%) LDAP
13 5 (2.23%) MPLS
13 5 (2.23%) Network Security
13 5 (2.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 34 (15.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 34 (15.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (12.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (6.70%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (5.80%) Relational Database
6 13 (5.80%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (4.91%) Big Data
7 11 (4.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (4.02%) Power BI
9 8 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (3.57%) Data Mining
10 7 (3.13%) OLAP
10 7 (3.13%) QlikView
10 7 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (2.23%) OLTP
12 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.89%) OLAP Cube
13 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (4.91%) JIRA
2 6 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.68%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.45%) Subversion
4 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 62 (27.68%) Finance
2 33 (14.73%) Banking
3 10 (4.46%) Legal
4 7 (3.13%) Billing
4 7 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.68%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.23%) Japanese Language
7 4 (1.79%) Retail
8 3 (1.34%) Back Office
9 2 (0.89%) Law
9 2 (0.89%) Marketing
9 2 (0.89%) Publishing
10 1 (0.45%) Advertising
10 1 (0.45%) Electronics
10 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (17.41%) Analyst
2 27 (12.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (11.61%) Support Engineer
4 25 (11.16%) Consultant
5 19 (8.48%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (8.48%) Architect
6 18 (8.04%) Windows Engineer
7 17 (7.59%) Desktop Support
7 17 (7.59%) Junior
8 16 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
8 16 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
9 15 (6.70%) Developer
9 15 (6.70%) IT Support
9 15 (6.70%) Service Analyst
9 15 (6.70%) Service Desk Analyst
10 14 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
10 14 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
10 14 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 13 (5.80%) IT Manager
12 12 (5.36%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.16%) .NET
2 16 (7.14%) Middleware
3 11 (4.91%) MDX
4 10 (4.46%) ASP.NET
5 8 (3.57%) HTML
6 6 (2.68%) WCF
7 5 (2.23%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.23%) DHTML
7 5 (2.23%) Silverlight
7 5 (2.23%) WPF
8 4 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (1.34%) ADO.NET
9 3 (1.34%) Web Services
9 3 (1.34%) XMPP
10 2 (0.89%) WSH
11 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (0.45%) LAMP
11 1 (0.45%) REST
11 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.52%) Data Centre
2 23 (10.27%) Video Conferencing
3 20 (8.93%) Computer Science
4 16 (7.14%) Public Cloud
5 14 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (3.57%) Blackberry
7 7 (3.13%) Clustering
8 6 (2.68%) Smartphone
9 5 (2.23%) Reinsurance
10 4 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.34%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.34%) Economics
11 3 (1.34%) IVR
11 3 (1.34%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.89%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.89%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.89%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.89%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.89%) Replication
12 2 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 147 (65.63%) Windows
2 87 (38.84%) Windows Server
3 53 (23.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (16.96%) Linux
5 26 (11.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (11.16%) Windows 7
7 20 (8.93%) Windows 10
8 19 (8.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (3.13%) Mac OS X
10 7 (3.13%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.23%) HPUX
12 4 (1.79%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.34%) Unix
14 1 (0.45%) Android
14 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (34.38%) ITIL
2 32 (14.29%) DevOps
3 28 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (8.93%) Load Balancing
6 19 (8.48%) ITIL V3
6 19 (8.48%) Mentoring
6 19 (8.48%) PRINCE2
7 18 (8.04%) Project Management
7 18 (8.04%) Service Delivery
8 17 (7.59%) Presales
8 17 (7.59%) TOGAF
9 16 (7.14%) Identity Management
10 15 (6.70%) Mobile Device Management
11 14 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (6.25%) Incident Management
11 14 (6.25%) Line Management
11 14 (6.25%) Migration
11 14 (6.25%) Wealth Management
12 13 (5.80%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (25.00%) SQL
2 33 (14.73%) PowerShell
3 22 (9.82%) T-SQL
4 16 (7.14%) C#
5 10 (4.46%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 6 (2.68%) VBScript
8 3 (1.34%) C
8 3 (1.34%) Java
8 3 (1.34%) VB
8 3 (1.34%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.89%) PHP
10 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 131 (58.48%) MCSE
2 49 (21.88%) MCSA
3 46 (20.54%) Degree
4 42 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (17.41%) CCNA
6 37 (16.52%) MCITP
7 32 (14.29%) MCP
8 21 (9.38%) EMC Certification
9 18 (8.04%) MCTS
10 14 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (4.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (4.02%) MCDST
13 6 (2.68%) MCSD
14 4 (1.79%) MOS
15 3 (1.34%) CCA
15 3 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (1.34%) HND
16 2 (0.89%) CISSP
16 2 (0.89%) RHCE
16 2 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) GCP
2 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 122 (54.46%) Active Directory
2 54 (24.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.80%) vSphere
5 9 (4.02%) VMware ESX
5 9 (4.02%) XenApp
6 7 (3.13%) NFS
7 6 (2.68%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.68%) XenServer
8 5 (2.23%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 5 (2.23%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.45%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.45%) Samba
10 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.45%) vCloud
10 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 49 (21.88%) SCCM
2 16 (7.14%) AirWatch
2 16 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 15 (6.70%) WSUS
4 14 (6.25%) SCOM
5 8 (3.57%) Nagios
6 7 (3.13%) Backup Exec
7 6 (2.68%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (2.68%) Puppet
8 5 (2.23%) EMC VPLEX
9 4 (1.79%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.89%) Ansible
10 2 (0.89%) Casper Suite
10 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.89%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.45%) Control-M
11 1 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 158 (70.54%) Microsoft
2 82 (36.61%) VMware
3 75 (33.48%) Cisco
4 56 (25.00%) Citrix
5 32 (14.29%) Oracle
6 26 (11.61%) HP
7 22 (9.82%) EMC
8 15 (6.70%) Dell
8 15 (6.70%) NetApp
9 14 (6.25%) IBM
9 14 (6.25%) Software AG
9 14 (6.25%) Veeam
10 12 (5.36%) Avaya
11 11 (4.91%) Symantec
12 10 (4.46%) Tableau
13 8 (3.57%) Intel Security
14 7 (3.13%) 3PAR
15 6 (2.68%) SolarWinds
16 5 (2.23%) Google
16 5 (2.23%) Isilon
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