The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 97 112 82
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 326 293 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.63% 2.43% 3.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.70% 10.56% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 292 284 374
Average salary £47,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.62% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3047 2774 2950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.62% 23.04% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2534 2449 2709
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
London

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 10 July 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 10 July 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.

1 527 (79.49%) Microsoft
2 420 (63.35%) Windows
3 322 (48.57%) MCSE
4 288 (43.44%) Active Directory
5 248 (37.41%) VMware
6 225 (33.94%) Finance
7 211 (31.83%) MS Excel
7 211 (31.83%) SQL
8 209 (31.52%) SQL Server
9 199 (30.02%) MS Exchange
10 196 (29.56%) MCITP
11 181 (27.30%) ITIL
11 181 (27.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 177 (26.70%) Citrix
13 148 (22.32%) VMware Infrastructure
14 146 (22.02%) Degree
15 135 (20.36%) .NET
16 128 (19.31%) MCSA
16 128 (19.31%) SharePoint
17 115 (17.35%) Cisco
18 113 (17.04%) C#
18 113 (17.04%) MS Office
19 101 (15.23%) Exchange Server 2010
19 101 (15.23%) Windows Server 2012
20 100 (15.08%) Windows 7
21 99 (14.93%) Computer Science
22 96 (14.48%) SQL Server 2008
23 92 (13.88%) DNS
24 91 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
25 88 (13.27%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 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
1 199 (30.02%) MS Exchange
2 128 (19.31%) SharePoint
3 101 (15.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 81 (12.22%) IIS
5 55 (8.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 48 (7.24%) SharePoint 2010
7 40 (6.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 37 (5.58%) Lync
8 37 (5.58%) SharePoint 2013
9 36 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 33 (4.98%) BizTalk Server
11 31 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2013
12 20 (3.02%) SharePoint Server
13 18 (2.71%) Tomcat
14 13 (1.96%) Office Communications Server
15 8 (1.21%) IBM Notes
15 8 (1.21%) Lotus Domino
15 8 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2000
15 8 (1.21%) WorkSite
16 5 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 211 (31.83%) MS Excel
2 113 (17.04%) MS Office
3 18 (2.71%) InfoPath
4 12 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.36%) MS Project
6 5 (0.75%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 17 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (2.41%) SAP Business One
3 7 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.90%) Eikon
5 4 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.30%) Bond Adapt
6 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.15%) SalesLogix
7 1 (0.15%) Agresso
7 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.15%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.83%) Office 365
2 11 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.90%) SaaS
5 4 (0.60%) IaaS
5 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 92 (13.88%) DNS
2 88 (13.27%) SAN
3 79 (11.92%) TCP/IP
4 77 (11.61%) LAN
5 73 (11.01%) WAN
6 59 (8.90%) DHCP
7 50 (7.54%) Firewall
8 40 (6.03%) VPN
9 28 (4.22%) NAS
10 18 (2.71%) Internet
11 17 (2.56%) Unified Communications
12 16 (2.41%) NetScaler
13 10 (1.51%) Wireless
13 10 (1.51%) VoIP
14 9 (1.36%) POP3
14 9 (1.36%) SMTP
15 8 (1.21%) PBX
15 8 (1.21%) SSL
15 8 (1.21%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (1.06%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (31.52%) SQL Server
2 96 (14.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 68 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 51 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 49 (7.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 48 (7.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 39 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 30 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (2.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 9 (1.36%) OLAP
11 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (0.90%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.75%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.75%) OLTP
13 4 (0.60%) QlikView
14 3 (0.45%) MySQL
14 3 (0.45%) MS Access
14 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 2 (0.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 43 (6.49%) Visual Studio
2 39 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.81%) Subversion
4 7 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (1.06%) MSI
4 7 (1.06%) Metasploit
5 5 (0.75%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.75%) WiX
5 5 (0.75%) MSBuild
5 5 (0.75%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.60%) JIRA
7 3 (0.45%) Selenium
8 1 (0.15%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.15%) Moq
8 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.15%) WATIR
8 1 (0.15%) NUnit
8 1 (0.15%) CruiseControl
General
1 225 (33.94%) Finance
2 82 (12.37%) Banking
3 39 (5.88%) Marketing
4 31 (4.68%) Advertising
4 31 (4.68%) Law
5 24 (3.62%) Financial Institution
6 19 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 18 (2.71%) Legal
8 17 (2.56%) Retail
9 10 (1.51%) Back Office
10 8 (1.21%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.90%) Electronics
11 6 (0.90%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.45%) Front Office
13 1 (0.15%) Automotive
13 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 124 (18.70%) Analyst
2 112 (16.89%) Developer
3 78 (11.76%) Administrator
4 77 (11.61%) Support Engineer
5 52 (7.84%) Support Analyst
6 49 (7.39%) Systems Administrator
6 49 (7.39%) 3rd Line Support
7 48 (7.24%) Consultant
8 42 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 39 (5.88%) Architect
10 38 (5.73%) Technical Support
11 34 (5.13%) Senior Developer
12 33 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support
13 32 (4.83%) IT Support
14 24 (3.62%) Technical Consultant
15 22 (3.32%) SharePoint Developer
16 21 (3.17%) Desktop Support
17 20 (3.02%) Programmer
17 20 (3.02%) Service Analyst
17 20 (3.02%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (20.36%) .NET
2 70 (10.56%) .NET Framework
3 67 (10.11%) ASP.NET
4 48 (7.24%) HTML
5 47 (7.09%) WCF
6 46 (6.94%) CSS
7 39 (5.88%) XML
8 36 (5.43%) jQuery
9 31 (4.68%) XSLT
10 29 (4.37%) Web Services
11 21 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 20 (3.02%) WPF
13 18 (2.71%) DHTML
13 18 (2.71%) Middleware
14 16 (2.41%) Silverlight
15 11 (1.66%) Ext JS
15 11 (1.66%) Backbone.js
15 11 (1.66%) AngularJS
16 9 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
17 7 (1.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 99 (14.93%) Computer Science
2 59 (8.90%) Blackberry
3 41 (6.18%) Clustering
4 24 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (3.02%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.71%) Inversion of Control
7 16 (2.41%) Replication
8 13 (1.96%) Derivative
9 12 (1.81%) Equities
10 11 (1.66%) PKI
10 11 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.21%) iPad
11 8 (1.21%) iPhone
11 8 (1.21%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.06%) Data Integration
12 7 (1.06%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.06%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.06%) Cryptography
13 6 (0.90%) DTV
13 6 (0.90%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 420 (63.35%) Windows
2 181 (27.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 101 (15.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 100 (15.08%) Windows 7
5 91 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 86 (12.97%) Linux
7 50 (7.54%) Windows XP
8 40 (6.03%) Windows 8
9 22 (3.32%) UNIX
10 13 (1.96%) Android
11 10 (1.51%) Windows Vista
12 8 (1.21%) Windows 2000
12 8 (1.21%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.60%) CentOS
13 4 (0.60%) Windows NT
13 4 (0.60%) AIX
13 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.45%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (27.30%) ITIL
2 62 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
3 44 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (6.64%) Asset Management
4 39 (5.88%) Release Management
4 39 (5.88%) MVC
5 37 (5.58%) Migration
6 35 (5.28%) Change Management
7 34 (5.13%) Web Development
7 34 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
8 33 (4.98%) Performance Monitoring
9 32 (4.83%) Root Cause Analysis
9 32 (4.83%) Project Management
10 31 (4.68%) Problem Management
11 29 (4.37%) Service Management
11 29 (4.37%) Scrum
11 29 (4.37%) CRM
11 29 (4.37%) Change Control
12 28 (4.22%) ERP
13 26 (3.92%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 211 (31.83%) SQL
2 113 (17.04%) C#
3 83 (12.52%) PowerShell
4 61 (9.20%) JavaScript
5 57 (8.60%) T-SQL
6 32 (4.83%) VBScript
7 23 (3.47%) VB
8 17 (2.56%) C
9 15 (2.26%) C++
10 11 (1.66%) Java
11 9 (1.36%) VBA
12 8 (1.21%) Python
12 8 (1.21%) Perl
13 6 (0.90%) XAML
14 3 (0.45%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
15 2 (0.30%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.30%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.15%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.15%) Ada
Qualifications
1 322 (48.57%) MCSE
2 196 (29.56%) MCITP
3 146 (22.02%) Degree
4 128 (19.31%) MCSA
5 88 (13.27%) MCTS
6 84 (12.67%) Cisco Certification
7 80 (12.07%) MCP
8 70 (10.56%) CCNA
9 49 (7.39%) MCSD
10 45 (6.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 40 (6.03%) MCAD
12 33 (4.98%) Citrix Certification
13 22 (3.32%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (3.02%) CCA
14 20 (3.02%) CCNP
15 16 (2.41%) A+ Certification
16 13 (1.96%) MCDBA
17 11 (1.66%) CCEA
17 11 (1.66%) Security Cleared
18 10 (1.51%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (8.14%) SLA
2 11 (1.66%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.06%) QA
4 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) Section 508
System Software
1 288 (43.44%) Active Directory
2 148 (22.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (12.22%) Hyper-V
4 53 (7.99%) XenApp
5 37 (5.58%) vSphere
6 33 (4.98%) VMware ESX
7 22 (3.32%) XenDesktop
8 21 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.51%) UAG
10 9 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (1.36%) Xen
10 9 (1.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 8 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (1.06%) Nmap
12 7 (1.06%) vCloud
13 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.90%) XenServer
14 5 (0.75%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.75%) MDaemon
14 5 (0.75%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 54 (8.14%) SCCM
2 29 (4.37%) SCOM
3 22 (3.32%) Tivoli
4 15 (2.26%) Backup Exec
5 14 (2.11%) NetBackup
6 9 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 9 (1.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 7 (1.06%) WSUS
8 5 (0.75%) MAILsweeper
8 5 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.60%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.45%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.15%) SCSM
12 1 (0.15%) DatAdvantage
12 1 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.15%) SolarWinds Orion
12 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.15%) WMI
Vendors
1 527 (79.49%) Microsoft
2 248 (37.41%) VMware
3 177 (26.70%) Citrix
4 115 (17.35%) Cisco
5 43 (6.49%) Oracle
6 40 (6.03%) Symantec
7 29 (4.37%) Apple
8 28 (4.22%) SAP
9 25 (3.77%) HP
10 21 (3.17%) Bloomberg
11 20 (3.02%) NetApp
12 17 (2.56%) Sun
12 17 (2.56%) Infor
13 15 (2.26%) McAfee
14 12 (1.81%) SolarWinds
15 11 (1.66%) DevExpress
15 11 (1.66%) Fidessa
15 11 (1.66%) Reuters
15 11 (1.66%) ServiceNow
16 10 (1.51%) Dell
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits inc. bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits and training
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £58000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Full benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 6 days ago