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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 102 101 112
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 236 321 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.39% 2.51% 2.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.42% 10.36% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 215 284 258
Average salary £47,500 £47,250 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.52% +2.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,150 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -1.33%
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
2505 3099 2828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.36% 24.27% 23.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2143 2617 2442
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £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 29 May 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 May 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.

1 524 (82.39%) Microsoft
2 404 (63.52%) MCSE
3 391 (61.48%) Windows
4 288 (45.28%) Active Directory
5 253 (39.78%) ITIL
6 227 (35.69%) VMware
7 219 (34.43%) Finance
8 184 (28.93%) SQL Server
9 176 (27.67%) MS Excel
10 175 (27.52%) SQL
11 165 (25.94%) VMware Infrastructure
12 158 (24.84%) MCITP
13 150 (23.58%) Citrix
14 142 (22.33%) MCP
14 142 (22.33%) Windows Server 2008
15 137 (21.54%) Windows 7
16 134 (21.07%) MS Exchange
17 133 (20.91%) MCSA
18 125 (19.65%) Cisco
19 118 (18.55%) Blackberry
20 114 (17.92%) Linux
21 107 (16.82%) MS Office
21 107 (16.82%) Hyper-V
22 102 (16.04%) Banking
23 101 (15.88%) Cisco Certification
24 99 (15.57%) Windows Server 2012
25 92 (14.47%) DNS
26 91 (14.31%) SAN
27 86 (13.52%) CCNA
28 83 (13.05%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 134 (21.07%) MS Exchange
2 80 (12.58%) SharePoint
3 64 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 56 (8.81%) IIS
5 48 (7.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 37 (5.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 36 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 35 (5.50%) Lync
9 28 (4.40%) SharePoint 2010
10 26 (4.09%) SharePoint 2013
11 14 (2.20%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (1.73%) Apache
14 3 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.31%) SAS
15 2 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
16 1 (0.16%) Kentico
16 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
16 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 176 (27.67%) MS Excel
2 107 (16.82%) MS Office
3 20 (3.14%) InfoPath
4 8 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.63%) MS Project
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 21 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.57%) SAP Business One
3 6 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.63%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.63%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.16%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.30%) Office 365
2 11 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.26%) SaaS
4 5 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.79%) Symantec.cloud
4 5 (0.79%) IaaS
5 2 (0.31%) Yammer
5 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 92 (14.47%) DNS
2 91 (14.31%) SAN
3 62 (9.75%) DHCP
4 61 (9.59%) Firewall
5 56 (8.81%) TCP/IP
6 50 (7.86%) VPN
7 46 (7.23%) WAN
8 41 (6.45%) LAN
9 32 (5.03%) Internet
10 23 (3.62%) VoIP
11 22 (3.46%) Intranet
12 14 (2.20%) VLAN
12 14 (2.20%) Extranet
13 13 (2.04%) Network Security
13 13 (2.04%) MPLS
14 11 (1.73%) Wireless
15 10 (1.57%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (1.57%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (1.26%) Unified Communications
17 7 (1.10%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (28.93%) SQL Server
2 65 (10.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 63 (9.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (8.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (5.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 32 (5.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (3.46%) Oracle Database
9 19 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
10 13 (2.04%) MySQL
11 12 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
13 9 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (1.26%) Relational Database
15 7 (1.10%) OLAP
15 7 (1.10%) Oracle OLAP
16 5 (0.79%) MongoDB
16 5 (0.79%) QlikView
17 4 (0.63%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 35 (5.50%) Visual Studio
2 11 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.94%) JIRA
4 5 (0.79%) MSI
4 5 (0.79%) Subversion
5 4 (0.63%) Artifactory
5 4 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.31%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.31%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.16%) MSTest
7 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.16%) NUnit
7 1 (0.16%) CruiseControl
General
1 219 (34.43%) Finance
2 102 (16.04%) Banking
3 50 (7.86%) Financial Institution
4 49 (7.70%) Front Office
4 49 (7.70%) Investment Banking
5 30 (4.72%) Advertising
6 28 (4.40%) Legal
7 22 (3.46%) Retail
8 10 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.42%) Law
10 6 (0.94%) Back Office
11 4 (0.63%) Marketing
12 2 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) Games
13 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 146 (22.96%) Analyst
2 95 (14.94%) Support Analyst
3 89 (13.99%) Desktop Support
4 76 (11.95%) Developer
4 76 (11.95%) Support Engineer
5 75 (11.79%) Consultant
6 73 (11.48%) Administrator
7 55 (8.65%) Desktop Analyst
7 55 (8.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 49 (7.70%) 2nd Line Support
9 47 (7.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 38 (5.97%) Technical Consultant
10 38 (5.97%) Microsoft Consultant
11 36 (5.66%) DBA
12 30 (4.72%) Desktop Engineer
13 28 (4.40%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
14 25 (3.93%) Service Analyst
14 25 (3.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 23 (3.62%) Service Desk Analyst
16 22 (3.46%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (11.48%) .NET
2 48 (7.55%) ASP.NET
3 41 (6.45%) HTML
4 34 (5.35%) CSS
5 29 (4.56%) jQuery
6 22 (3.46%) HTML5
7 19 (2.99%) Ajax
7 19 (2.99%) AngularJS
8 13 (2.04%) XHTML
9 11 (1.73%) XML
9 11 (1.73%) .NET Framework
10 10 (1.57%) CSS3
11 8 (1.26%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (1.10%) DHTML
12 7 (1.10%) WCF
13 6 (0.94%) SAML
13 6 (0.94%) Web Services
14 4 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
15 3 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 118 (18.55%) Blackberry
2 52 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (7.23%) Replication
3 46 (7.23%) Data Centre
4 35 (5.50%) Private Cloud
5 28 (4.40%) Computer Science
6 26 (4.09%) Management Information System
7 19 (2.99%) Kindle
8 17 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
9 13 (2.04%) User Experience
10 12 (1.89%) Mathematics
10 12 (1.89%) iPhone
11 11 (1.73%) Hedge funds
11 11 (1.73%) CMDB
11 11 (1.73%) Statistics
12 10 (1.57%) Clustering
12 10 (1.57%) FlexPod
13 8 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 391 (61.48%) Windows
2 142 (22.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 137 (21.54%) Windows 7
4 114 (17.92%) Linux
5 99 (15.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (6.76%) Windows 8
8 33 (5.19%) Windows XP
9 28 (4.40%) Windows Vista
10 21 (3.30%) UNIX
11 20 (3.14%) Debian
12 19 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (1.57%) Mac OS
14 8 (1.26%) CentOS
15 6 (0.94%) SUSE
15 6 (0.94%) Solaris
15 6 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.79%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.63%) Android
18 3 (0.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (39.78%) ITIL
2 74 (11.64%) Service Management
3 72 (11.32%) Service Delivery
4 69 (10.85%) Business Continuity
5 65 (10.22%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (7.70%) Business Continuity Management
7 40 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 36 (5.66%) Problem Management
9 34 (5.35%) Migration
10 32 (5.03%) PRINCE2
11 31 (4.87%) Project Management
12 28 (4.40%) Change Control
13 27 (4.25%) Incident Management
14 25 (3.93%) CRM
15 23 (3.62%) Mentoring
15 23 (3.62%) Database Security
15 23 (3.62%) Change Management
15 23 (3.62%) Data Analysis
16 22 (3.46%) Web Development
17 20 (3.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 175 (27.52%) SQL
2 73 (11.48%) PowerShell
3 68 (10.69%) C#
4 43 (6.76%) T-SQL
5 38 (5.97%) JavaScript
6 17 (2.67%) C
7 7 (1.10%) PL/SQL
7 7 (1.10%) VBScript
7 7 (1.10%) VBA
8 5 (0.79%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.79%) Python
8 5 (0.79%) Java
9 4 (0.63%) Perl
9 4 (0.63%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.47%) VB
10 3 (0.47%) C++
11 2 (0.31%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.31%) R
12 1 (0.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 404 (63.52%) MCSE
2 158 (24.84%) MCITP
3 142 (22.33%) MCP
4 133 (20.91%) MCSA
5 101 (15.88%) Cisco Certification
6 86 (13.52%) CCNA
7 83 (13.05%) Degree
8 74 (11.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 69 (10.85%) MCTS
10 46 (7.23%) Citrix Certification
11 41 (6.45%) CCA
12 31 (4.87%) CCNP
13 22 (3.46%) MCDST
14 21 (3.30%) IBM Certification
15 20 (3.14%) JNCIA
15 20 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
16 19 (2.99%) Oracle Certification
17 17 (2.67%) OCP
18 14 (2.20%) A+ Certification
19 12 (1.89%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (9.28%) SLA
2 19 (2.99%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.26%) QA
5 2 (0.31%) COBIT
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) P3O
System Software
1 288 (45.28%) Active Directory
2 165 (25.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (16.82%) Hyper-V
4 64 (10.06%) XenApp
5 40 (6.29%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (4.56%) XenDesktop
7 24 (3.77%) vSphere
8 21 (3.30%) Xen
9 19 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
10 16 (2.52%) Terminal Services
11 14 (2.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 12 (1.89%) VMware ESX
13 8 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.79%) UAG
14 5 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (0.79%) vCloud
14 5 (0.79%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.47%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.31%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 64 (10.06%) SCCM
2 43 (6.76%) SCOM
3 13 (2.04%) Tivoli
4 10 (1.57%) Backup Exec
4 10 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (1.26%) XenMobile
5 8 (1.26%) SCVMM
6 7 (1.10%) SCOrch
6 7 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (0.79%) WSUS
7 5 (0.79%) WMI
8 4 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.63%) DatAdvantage
8 4 (0.63%) Puppet
8 4 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.47%) Ansible
9 3 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.47%) Nagios
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.31%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 524 (82.39%) Microsoft
2 227 (35.69%) VMware
3 150 (23.58%) Citrix
4 125 (19.65%) Cisco
5 51 (8.02%) Oracle
6 50 (7.86%) ServiceNow
7 40 (6.29%) HP
8 34 (5.35%) Symantec
9 30 (4.72%) Wyse
10 27 (4.25%) NetApp
11 26 (4.09%) IBM
11 26 (4.09%) SAP
12 25 (3.93%) Juniper
13 24 (3.77%) Apple
14 22 (3.46%) Red Hat
15 21 (3.30%) Avaya
16 19 (2.99%) FactSet
17 18 (2.83%) Reuters
18 12 (1.89%) Telerik
18 12 (1.89%) EMC
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Home Working, Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City of London
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The Fix Creative
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Bonus & Full Benefits package +
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Plus Full Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Full Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package + Microsoft
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 + per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago