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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 134 131 112
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 132 201 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.10% 1.94% 2.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.07% 7.91% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 108 182 293
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £28,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
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
1456 2541 3244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.14% 24.56% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1292 2177 2710
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,550 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £79,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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.

1 210 (76.36%) Microsoft
2 170 (61.82%) Windows
3 169 (61.45%) MCSE
4 145 (52.73%) Active Directory
5 135 (49.09%) ITIL
6 111 (40.36%) VMware
7 110 (40.00%) MS Excel
8 109 (39.64%) SQL Server
9 105 (38.18%) Windows Server
10 96 (34.91%) Finance
11 89 (32.36%) MCSA
12 78 (28.36%) SQL
13 76 (27.64%) Citrix
14 73 (26.55%) MS Office
15 69 (25.09%) Cisco
16 63 (22.91%) MCP
17 60 (21.82%) LAN
17 60 (21.82%) WAN
17 60 (21.82%) MCITP
17 60 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
18 59 (21.45%) Windows Server 2008
19 58 (21.09%) MS Exchange
20 57 (20.73%) Windows Server 2012
21 55 (20.00%) DNS
22 53 (19.27%) Cisco Certification
23 50 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
24 49 (17.82%) IIS
25 47 (17.09%) SQL Server 2012
26 46 (16.73%) CCNA
27 44 (16.00%) Firewall

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 58 (21.09%) MS Exchange
2 49 (17.82%) IIS
3 40 (14.55%) SharePoint
4 25 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (6.91%) Apache
6 17 (6.18%) Tomcat
7 14 (5.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (4.36%) Skype for Business
10 10 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (3.27%) CMS
12 5 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.82%) Confluence
12 5 (1.82%) JBoss
13 4 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (1.09%) Drupal
15 2 (0.73%) nginx
Applications
1 110 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 73 (26.55%) MS Office
3 4 (1.45%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.09%) MS Project
4 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.36%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 5 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.73%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.36%) assyst
5 1 (0.36%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.91%) Office 365
3 18 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (4.00%) SaaS
5 5 (1.82%) IaaS
5 5 (1.82%) PaaS
6 2 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.73%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 60 (21.82%) LAN
1 60 (21.82%) WAN
2 55 (20.00%) DNS
3 44 (16.00%) Firewall
4 39 (14.18%) SAN
5 37 (13.45%) DHCP
6 34 (12.36%) TCP/IP
7 24 (8.73%) VPN
8 17 (6.18%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (6.18%) NetScaler
9 11 (4.00%) Internet
9 11 (4.00%) VoIP
10 10 (3.64%) Skype
11 9 (3.27%) iSCSI
12 8 (2.91%) FTP
12 8 (2.91%) LDAP
12 8 (2.91%) Wireless
13 6 (2.18%) IPsec
13 6 (2.18%) MPLS
13 6 (2.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (39.64%) SQL Server
2 50 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (17.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 37 (13.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (10.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 17 (6.18%) Relational Database
7 17 (6.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (3.27%) MySQL
9 8 (2.91%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (2.18%) Siebel EIM
11 5 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.09%) GIS
13 2 (0.73%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.73%) OLAP
13 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.36%) OLAP Cube
14 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.82%) JIRA
3 4 (1.45%) ProC
3 4 (1.45%) Subversion
4 3 (1.09%) MorphX
4 3 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.73%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.36%) Grunt
General
1 96 (34.91%) Finance
2 37 (13.45%) Banking
3 15 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.73%) Back Office
4 13 (4.73%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.64%) Law
6 8 (2.91%) Legal
7 6 (2.18%) Japanese Language
7 6 (2.18%) Retail
8 3 (1.09%) Advertising
8 3 (1.09%) Publishing
9 2 (0.73%) Marketing
10 1 (0.36%) Billing
10 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.36%) Front Office
10 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 51 (18.55%) Analyst
2 34 (12.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (12.00%) Administrator
3 33 (12.00%) DBA
4 32 (11.64%) SQL DBA
5 29 (10.55%) Support Analyst
6 26 (9.45%) SQL Server DBA
7 25 (9.09%) Support Engineer
8 23 (8.36%) Developer
9 21 (7.64%) Windows Engineer
10 19 (6.91%) 2nd Line Support
11 18 (6.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 15 (5.45%) Server Engineer
13 14 (5.09%) 3rd Line Support
13 14 (5.09%) Citrix Engineer
14 13 (4.73%) Senior Citrix Engineer
15 12 (4.36%) Architect
15 12 (4.36%) Desktop Support
15 12 (4.36%) Service Analyst
15 12 (4.36%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.27%) .NET
2 18 (6.55%) ASP.NET
3 16 (5.82%) HTML
4 12 (4.36%) CSS
4 12 (4.36%) jQuery
5 11 (4.00%) Web Services
6 10 (3.64%) HTML5
7 7 (2.55%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.18%) LAMP
9 5 (1.82%) Ajax
9 5 (1.82%) CSS3
9 5 (1.82%) Middleware
10 4 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (1.45%) XHTML
11 3 (1.09%) ADO.NET
11 3 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.09%) MDX
11 3 (1.09%) Ultra Messaging
11 3 (1.09%) WCF
11 3 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.18%) Blackberry
2 27 (9.82%) Replication
3 24 (8.73%) Data Centre
4 16 (5.82%) Clustering
5 13 (4.73%) Fat Client
5 13 (4.73%) Thin Client
5 13 (4.73%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (3.64%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.27%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.27%) iPhone
8 8 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.55%) Smartphone
10 6 (2.18%) User Experience
11 5 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.82%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.45%) Online Banking
12 4 (1.45%) Performance Metrics
12 4 (1.45%) Reinsurance
13 3 (1.09%) PKI
13 3 (1.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 170 (61.82%) Windows
2 105 (38.18%) Windows Server
3 59 (21.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (20.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (14.91%) Linux
6 36 (13.09%) Windows 7
7 19 (6.91%) Windows 8
8 15 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (3.27%) Android
9 9 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.18%) CentOS
11 4 (1.45%) Unix
11 4 (1.45%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (1.45%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.09%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.09%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.73%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.73%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (49.09%) ITIL
2 25 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 24 (8.73%) ITIL V3
3 24 (8.73%) Service Delivery
4 22 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (8.00%) Project Management
5 21 (7.64%) Mentoring
6 20 (7.27%) Change Management
6 20 (7.27%) CRM
6 20 (7.27%) Data Protection
7 18 (6.55%) ITSM
8 16 (5.82%) Load Balancing
8 16 (5.82%) Mobile Device Management
8 16 (5.82%) Problem Management
9 15 (5.45%) Database Theory
9 15 (5.45%) Relational Database Theory
10 14 (5.09%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (5.09%) ETL
10 14 (5.09%) Migration
11 13 (4.73%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 78 (28.36%) SQL
2 43 (15.64%) PowerShell
3 29 (10.55%) C#
4 16 (5.82%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.09%) T-SQL
6 13 (4.73%) VB
7 8 (2.91%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.82%) Ruby
8 5 (1.82%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.45%) VBScript
9 4 (1.45%) X++
10 3 (1.09%) PHP
10 3 (1.09%) sed
11 2 (0.73%) Python
12 1 (0.36%) AWK
12 1 (0.36%) C
12 1 (0.36%) Delphi
12 1 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 169 (61.45%) MCSE
2 89 (32.36%) MCSA
3 63 (22.91%) MCP
4 60 (21.82%) MCITP
5 53 (19.27%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (16.73%) CCNA
7 40 (14.55%) Degree
7 40 (14.55%) MCTS
8 34 (12.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 28 (10.18%) Citrix Certification
10 24 (8.73%) CCA
10 24 (8.73%) ITIL Certification
10 24 (8.73%) MCDBA
11 21 (7.64%) CCNP
12 16 (5.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 11 (4.00%) MCSD
14 8 (2.91%) MCDST
15 6 (2.18%) EMC Certification
15 6 (2.18%) RHCE
16 5 (1.82%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.45%) SLA
2 15 (5.45%) Solvency II
3 5 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.45%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.73%) P3O
5 2 (0.73%) QA
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.36%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 145 (52.73%) Active Directory
2 60 (21.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (11.27%) XenDesktop
4 30 (10.91%) XenApp
5 21 (7.64%) Hyper-V
6 19 (6.91%) vSphere
7 16 (5.82%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (5.45%) XenServer
9 7 (2.55%) NFS
9 7 (2.55%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (2.55%) VMware ESX
10 6 (2.18%) Corosync
11 5 (1.82%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.45%) Terminal Server
13 3 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.73%) Varnish
15 1 (0.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 32 (11.64%) SCCM
2 19 (6.91%) SCOM
3 10 (3.64%) Microsoft Clustering
3 10 (3.64%) Nagios
4 9 (3.27%) HAProxy
5 8 (2.91%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.18%) Cacti
6 6 (2.18%) ITRS Geneos
6 6 (2.18%) Pacemaker
6 6 (2.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 6 (2.18%) WSUS
7 5 (1.82%) AirWatch
7 5 (1.82%) Puppet
8 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.09%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.09%) vRealize
9 2 (0.73%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.73%) Webmin
Vendors
1 210 (76.36%) Microsoft
2 111 (40.36%) VMware
3 76 (27.64%) Citrix
4 69 (25.09%) Cisco
5 31 (11.27%) HP
6 24 (8.73%) Dell
7 15 (5.45%) Veeam
8 13 (4.73%) Oracle
9 11 (4.00%) Wyse
10 9 (3.27%) EMC
10 9 (3.27%) Red Hat
10 9 (3.27%) Symantec
11 8 (2.91%) IBM
12 7 (2.55%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.18%) Cyber-Ark
13 6 (2.18%) Fortinet
13 6 (2.18%) Siebel
13 6 (2.18%) Splunk
14 5 (1.82%) Adobe
14 5 (1.82%) CenturyLink
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