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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 84 100 82
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 345 340 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.10% 2.79% 3.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.63% 12.78% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 300 296 353
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
2731 2660 3025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.56% 21.86% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2296 2314 2715
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 October 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 October 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.

1 561 (82.26%) Microsoft
2 429 (62.90%) Windows
3 336 (49.27%) MCSE
4 322 (47.21%) Active Directory
5 275 (40.32%) VMware
6 261 (38.27%) MS Excel
7 223 (32.70%) ITIL
8 210 (30.79%) MCITP
9 204 (29.91%) MS Exchange
10 196 (28.74%) SQL
10 196 (28.74%) SQL Server
11 193 (28.30%) Finance
12 182 (26.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 179 (26.25%) Citrix
14 170 (24.93%) Cisco
15 167 (24.49%) MCSA
16 161 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
17 130 (19.06%) MS Office
18 122 (17.89%) SharePoint
19 121 (17.74%) Cisco Certification
20 120 (17.60%) Degree
21 118 (17.30%) .NET
22 114 (16.72%) DNS
23 113 (16.57%) MCP
24 103 (15.10%) SAN
24 103 (15.10%) Windows 7
25 102 (14.96%) C#
26 94 (13.78%) Exchange Server 2010
27 91 (13.34%) Firewall
28 88 (12.90%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 204 (29.91%) MS Exchange
2 122 (17.89%) SharePoint
3 94 (13.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 67 (9.82%) IIS
5 53 (7.77%) Lync
6 49 (7.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 48 (7.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 44 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 42 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2013
10 26 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2003
11 25 (3.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 25 (3.67%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (1.76%) SharePoint Server
13 11 (1.61%) IBM Notes
13 11 (1.61%) Lotus Domino
14 8 (1.17%) Tomcat
15 7 (1.03%) CMS
16 6 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
17 5 (0.73%) WebSphere
18 3 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 261 (38.27%) MS Excel
2 130 (19.06%) MS Office
3 22 (3.23%) InfoPath
4 11 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.44%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.44%) MS Project
6 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 26 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.47%) SAP Business One
3 6 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.29%) Bond Adapt
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.15%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.15%) Agresso
6 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Pivotal CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.81%) Office 365
2 17 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (16.72%) DNS
2 103 (15.10%) SAN
3 91 (13.34%) Firewall
4 88 (12.90%) DHCP
5 84 (12.32%) TCP/IP
6 83 (12.17%) LAN
7 74 (10.85%) WAN
8 41 (6.01%) VPN
9 31 (4.55%) Internet
10 29 (4.25%) Unified Communications
11 26 (3.81%) VoIP
12 22 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (2.93%) Intranet
14 17 (2.49%) Wireless
15 15 (2.20%) VLAN
16 14 (2.05%) NAS
17 11 (1.61%) POP3
18 10 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
18 10 (1.47%) Extranet
18 10 (1.47%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (28.74%) SQL Server
2 79 (11.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 56 (8.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (7.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (7.18%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (5.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (5.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 26 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (2.93%) OLAP
9 10 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (1.32%) QlikView
11 8 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (0.59%) Big Data
13 4 (0.59%) OLTP
14 3 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.44%) DB2
15 1 (0.15%) Informix
15 1 (0.15%) Ingres
15 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 32 (4.69%) Visual Studio
2 31 (4.55%) Subversion
3 18 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (1.76%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.17%) Artifactory
5 8 (1.17%) JIRA
6 7 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (0.88%) MSI
7 6 (0.88%) Metasploit
8 5 (0.73%) MSBuild
9 4 (0.59%) WiX
10 3 (0.44%) Selenium
11 1 (0.15%) WATIR
11 1 (0.15%) NUnit
11 1 (0.15%) Moq
11 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
General
1 193 (28.30%) Finance
2 68 (9.97%) Banking
3 40 (5.87%) Law
4 30 (4.40%) Advertising
4 30 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 26 (3.81%) Retail
6 25 (3.67%) Marketing
7 21 (3.08%) Legal
8 15 (2.20%) Back Office
9 11 (1.61%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.61%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.47%) Electronics
11 6 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.73%) Billing
13 2 (0.29%) Front Office
14 1 (0.15%) Publishing
14 1 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 111 (16.28%) Developer
2 103 (15.10%) Analyst
3 93 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 68 (9.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 59 (8.65%) Administrator
6 47 (6.89%) Support Analyst
6 47 (6.89%) 3rd Line Support
7 42 (6.16%) 2nd Line Support
7 42 (6.16%) Consultant
8 39 (5.72%) Technical Support
9 34 (4.99%) Senior Developer
10 31 (4.55%) Architect
11 30 (4.40%) Desktop Support
11 30 (4.40%) IT Support
12 29 (4.25%) Systems Administrator
13 28 (4.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 28 (4.11%) SharePoint Developer
14 27 (3.96%) .NET Developer
15 26 (3.81%) Technical Analyst
16 19 (2.79%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (17.30%) .NET
2 56 (8.21%) ASP.NET
3 49 (7.18%) .NET Framework
4 40 (5.87%) Web Services
5 36 (5.28%) WCF
6 33 (4.84%) CSS
7 31 (4.55%) HTML
8 30 (4.40%) jQuery
9 23 (3.37%) XML
10 22 (3.23%) Silverlight
11 16 (2.35%) XSLT
12 13 (1.91%) Ajax
12 13 (1.91%) Backbone.js
12 13 (1.91%) AngularJS
13 12 (1.76%) HTML5
13 12 (1.76%) Ext JS
13 12 (1.76%) XHTML
14 10 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (1.47%) WPF
15 9 (1.32%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 73 (10.70%) Blackberry
2 54 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (5.57%) Computer Science
4 37 (5.43%) Clustering
5 22 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.20%) EqualLogic
7 14 (2.05%) iPhone
8 13 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
8 13 (1.91%) Replication
8 13 (1.91%) User Experience
9 11 (1.61%) Equities
9 11 (1.61%) Derivative
9 11 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.61%) Mathematics
10 9 (1.32%) PKI
10 9 (1.32%) GIS
11 8 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.88%) iPad
12 6 (0.88%) Data Integration
12 6 (0.88%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 429 (62.90%) Windows
2 182 (26.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 103 (15.10%) Windows 7
4 88 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 82 (12.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 81 (11.88%) Linux
7 56 (8.21%) Windows XP
8 23 (3.37%) UNIX
8 23 (3.37%) Windows 8
9 18 (2.64%) Android
10 14 (2.05%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.17%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.73%) AIX
12 5 (0.73%) Solaris
13 4 (0.59%) CentOS
14 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.44%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.44%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.29%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (32.70%) ITIL
2 67 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (6.89%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (6.01%) Release Management
5 40 (5.87%) Project Management
6 37 (5.43%) CRM
7 34 (4.99%) Migration
8 32 (4.69%) Asset Management
8 32 (4.69%) Web Development
9 31 (4.55%) Change Control
10 28 (4.11%) Unit Testing
10 28 (4.11%) ETL
10 28 (4.11%) MVC
11 26 (3.81%) Service Management
11 26 (3.81%) Problem Management
11 26 (3.81%) Root Cause Analysis
12 25 (3.67%) Change Management
13 23 (3.37%) PRINCE2
14 21 (3.08%) Configuration Management
15 19 (2.79%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 196 (28.74%) SQL
2 102 (14.96%) C#
3 66 (9.68%) PowerShell
4 43 (6.30%) JavaScript
5 37 (5.43%) T-SQL
6 23 (3.37%) VBScript
7 15 (2.20%) C++
8 13 (1.91%) VB
9 12 (1.76%) VBA
10 10 (1.47%) C
11 8 (1.17%) Java
12 7 (1.03%) Perl
13 6 (0.88%) Python
14 2 (0.29%) XAML
15 1 (0.15%) Ruby
15 1 (0.15%) Ada
15 1 (0.15%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 336 (49.27%) MCSE
2 210 (30.79%) MCITP
3 167 (24.49%) MCSA
4 121 (17.74%) Cisco Certification
5 120 (17.60%) Degree
6 113 (16.57%) MCP
7 87 (12.76%) CCNA
8 85 (12.46%) MCTS
9 63 (9.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 36 (5.28%) Citrix Certification
10 36 (5.28%) CCNP
11 33 (4.84%) MCDBA
12 22 (3.23%) A+ Certification
13 21 (3.08%) Security Cleared
14 20 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (2.79%) MCSD
16 18 (2.64%) CCA
17 13 (1.91%) SC Cleared
18 11 (1.61%) MCAD
19 8 (1.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (7.77%) SLA
2 12 (1.76%) QA
3 5 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) Section 508
System Software
1 322 (47.21%) Active Directory
2 161 (23.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (12.02%) Hyper-V
4 50 (7.33%) XenApp
5 49 (7.18%) vSphere
6 33 (4.84%) VMware ESX
7 32 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (2.64%) XenDesktop
9 13 (1.91%) XenServer
10 12 (1.76%) VMware Workstation
11 11 (1.61%) Xen
12 10 (1.47%) vCloud
13 9 (1.32%) MDaemon
13 9 (1.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 6 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.88%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.88%) Nmap
15 4 (0.59%) UAG
15 4 (0.59%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.59%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 56 (8.21%) SCCM
2 23 (3.37%) SCOM
3 20 (2.93%) Backup Exec
4 15 (2.20%) Tivoli
5 14 (2.05%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (1.76%) WSUS
7 9 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 8 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (1.03%) SCVMM
10 6 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.73%) XenMobile
12 4 (0.59%) Casper Suite
12 4 (0.59%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.59%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.44%) ARCserve
14 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 2 (0.29%) WMI
14 2 (0.29%) Sysprep
14 2 (0.29%) SCSM
Vendors
1 561 (82.26%) Microsoft
2 275 (40.32%) VMware
3 179 (26.25%) Citrix
4 170 (24.93%) Cisco
5 48 (7.04%) Oracle
5 48 (7.04%) Symantec
6 36 (5.28%) Juniper
7 34 (4.99%) NetApp
8 33 (4.84%) HP
9 25 (3.67%) Dell
9 25 (3.67%) Apple
10 22 (3.23%) EMC
10 22 (3.23%) SAP
11 17 (2.49%) Open Text
12 15 (2.20%) CheckPoint
13 14 (2.05%) Mitel
14 13 (1.91%) McAfee
15 11 (1.61%) Lotus
15 11 (1.61%) Telerik
15 11 (1.61%) DevExpress
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + great company culture
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ACL Recruitment
Salary: bonus and on-call
Posted: 18 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits+training opportunities
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exponential-e
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Our IT Deparment
Salary: Up to £40 per annum Plus overtime
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
83Zero
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + bens + Stock
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Overtime
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + company car and 28 days' holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Our IT Deparment
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus overtime
Posted: 11 days ago