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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 143 140 97
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -43
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 117 192 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.87% 1.83% 2.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.37% 7.65% 10.82%
Number of salaries quoted 95 167 295
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,300 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
1398 2509 3079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 22.31% 23.86% 24.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1238 2138 2530
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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.

1 192 (74.13%) Microsoft
2 172 (66.41%) Windows
3 170 (65.64%) MCSE
4 140 (54.05%) Active Directory
5 124 (47.88%) ITIL
6 111 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 103 (39.77%) VMware
8 98 (37.84%) SQL Server
9 90 (34.75%) MS Excel
10 88 (33.98%) MCSA
11 85 (32.82%) Finance
12 84 (32.43%) Cisco
13 76 (29.34%) Citrix
14 67 (25.87%) SQL
14 67 (25.87%) MS Office
15 62 (23.94%) WAN
16 61 (23.55%) LAN
16 61 (23.55%) Windows Server 2008
17 59 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
17 59 (22.78%) MCP
17 59 (22.78%) DNS
18 58 (22.39%) Cisco Certification
18 58 (22.39%) MS Exchange
19 57 (22.01%) Windows Server 2012
20 53 (20.46%) MCITP
21 49 (18.92%) CCNA
22 47 (18.15%) IIS
23 45 (17.37%) Firewall
24 44 (16.99%) Linux
24 44 (16.99%) Degree

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 (22.39%) MS Exchange
2 47 (18.15%) IIS
3 41 (15.83%) SharePoint
4 22 (8.49%) Apache
4 22 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (7.72%) Tomcat
6 14 (5.41%) Skype for Business
7 13 (5.02%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (3.47%) CMS
10 9 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (2.70%) JBoss
12 5 (1.93%) Confluence
13 4 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (1.16%) Drupal
15 2 (0.77%) nginx
Applications
1 90 (34.75%) MS Excel
2 67 (25.87%) MS Office
3 3 (1.16%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.16%) MS Project
4 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.39%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 5 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) assyst
2 1 (0.39%) Bankmaster
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.39%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 34 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (8.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (8.49%) Office 365
4 16 (6.18%) SaaS
5 9 (3.47%) IaaS
5 9 (3.47%) PaaS
6 2 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.77%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 62 (23.94%) WAN
2 61 (23.55%) LAN
3 59 (22.78%) DNS
4 45 (17.37%) Firewall
5 42 (16.22%) SAN
6 41 (15.83%) DHCP
7 32 (12.36%) TCP/IP
8 30 (11.58%) VPN
9 16 (6.18%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (6.18%) NetScaler
10 12 (4.63%) iSCSI
11 11 (4.25%) LDAP
11 11 (4.25%) Skype
11 11 (4.25%) VoIP
12 10 (3.86%) Fibre Channel
13 9 (3.47%) Internet
13 9 (3.47%) MPLS
14 8 (3.09%) FTP
14 8 (3.09%) InfiniBand
14 8 (3.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 38 (14.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 33 (12.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (11.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (9.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (7.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (4.63%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.32%) MySQL
9 6 (2.32%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.16%) GIS
10 3 (1.16%) OLAP
11 2 (0.77%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.77%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (0.39%) Big Data
12 1 (0.39%) DB2
12 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.39%) Power BI
12 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (4.25%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.93%) JIRA
3 4 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.54%) Subversion
4 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.39%) Grunt
4 1 (0.39%) MorphX
4 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 85 (32.82%) Finance
2 37 (14.29%) Banking
3 16 (6.18%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.63%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.86%) Japanese Language
6 9 (3.47%) Law
7 8 (3.09%) Back Office
8 5 (1.93%) Billing
8 5 (1.93%) Legal
8 5 (1.93%) Retail
9 3 (1.16%) Advertising
9 3 (1.16%) Publishing
10 2 (0.77%) Marketing
11 1 (0.39%) Electronics
11 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.39%) Front Office
11 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 54 (20.85%) Analyst
2 34 (13.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (11.20%) Support Analyst
4 27 (10.42%) Administrator
5 25 (9.65%) DBA
6 24 (9.27%) SQL DBA
7 23 (8.88%) SQL Server DBA
8 21 (8.11%) Support Engineer
9 20 (7.72%) Developer
10 19 (7.34%) 2nd Line Support
11 17 (6.56%) Windows Engineer
12 16 (6.18%) Service Analyst
12 16 (6.18%) Service Desk Analyst
13 15 (5.79%) Architect
14 13 (5.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 13 (5.02%) Citrix Engineer
15 12 (4.63%) Senior Citrix Engineer
15 12 (4.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 11 (4.25%) Systems Administrator
16 11 (4.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.67%) .NET
2 17 (6.56%) ASP.NET
3 15 (5.79%) HTML
4 11 (4.25%) Web Services
5 9 (3.47%) jQuery
5 9 (3.47%) Middleware
6 8 (3.09%) CSS
7 7 (2.70%) HTML5
8 6 (2.32%) ADO.NET
9 5 (1.93%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.93%) LAMP
10 4 (1.54%) Ajax
10 4 (1.54%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (1.16%) CSS3
11 3 (1.16%) Ultra Messaging
11 3 (1.16%) XHTML
11 3 (1.16%) XMPP
12 2 (0.77%) Backbone.js
12 2 (0.77%) Entity Framework
12 2 (0.77%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.36%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 19 (7.34%) Replication
4 17 (6.56%) Video Conferencing
5 14 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 14 (5.41%) Fat Client
5 14 (5.41%) Thin Client
6 9 (3.47%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.47%) Public Cloud
7 8 (3.09%) Clustering
7 8 (3.09%) Reinsurance
7 8 (3.09%) Smartphone
8 7 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (2.32%) Economics
10 5 (1.93%) iPhone
11 4 (1.54%) Online Banking
11 4 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (1.54%) User Experience
12 3 (1.16%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 172 (66.41%) Windows
2 111 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 61 (23.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (22.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (16.99%) Linux
6 36 (13.90%) Windows 7
7 17 (6.56%) Windows 8
8 13 (5.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.32%) CentOS
11 5 (1.93%) Android
11 5 (1.93%) HPUX
11 5 (1.93%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.93%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.54%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.16%) Unix
14 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.77%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (47.88%) ITIL
2 26 (10.04%) PRINCE2
3 25 (9.65%) ITIL V3
3 25 (9.65%) Service Delivery
4 21 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (8.11%) Load Balancing
4 21 (8.11%) Mentoring
4 21 (8.11%) Project Management
5 18 (6.95%) Change Management
5 18 (6.95%) ITSM
6 16 (6.18%) CRM
7 15 (5.79%) Data Protection
7 15 (5.79%) DevOps
8 14 (5.41%) Mobile Device Management
9 13 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (4.63%) Identity Management
10 12 (4.63%) Incident Management
10 12 (4.63%) Virtual Environments
10 12 (4.63%) Workflow
11 11 (4.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 67 (25.87%) SQL
2 42 (16.22%) PowerShell
3 27 (10.42%) C#
4 17 (6.56%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.56%) T-SQL
5 12 (4.63%) VB
6 8 (3.09%) Bash Shell
6 8 (3.09%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.93%) Ruby
8 3 (1.16%) PHP
8 3 (1.16%) VBScript
9 2 (0.77%) C
9 2 (0.77%) Java
9 2 (0.77%) Python
9 2 (0.77%) sed
10 1 (0.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.39%) Delphi
10 1 (0.39%) Korn
10 1 (0.39%) Perl
10 1 (0.39%) X++
Qualifications
1 170 (65.64%) MCSE
2 88 (33.98%) MCSA
3 59 (22.78%) MCP
4 58 (22.39%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (20.46%) MCITP
6 49 (18.92%) CCNA
7 44 (16.99%) Degree
8 39 (15.06%) MCTS
9 28 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 22 (8.49%) CCA
10 22 (8.49%) Citrix Certification
10 22 (8.49%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (8.11%) CCNP
12 18 (6.95%) MCDBA
13 14 (5.41%) EMC Certification
14 12 (4.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 9 (3.47%) MCDST
15 9 (3.47%) MCSD
16 5 (1.93%) MOS
16 5 (1.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.88%) SLA
2 11 (4.25%) Solvency II
3 6 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.54%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.39%) QA
5 1 (0.39%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 140 (54.05%) Active Directory
2 59 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (11.97%) XenDesktop
4 28 (10.81%) XenApp
5 23 (8.88%) Hyper-V
6 17 (6.56%) vSphere
7 15 (5.79%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (5.79%) XenServer
8 12 (4.63%) VMware ESX
9 11 (4.25%) NFS
10 6 (2.32%) Corosync
10 6 (2.32%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.93%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 5 (1.93%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.77%) Varnish
14 1 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.39%) UAG
14 1 (0.39%) vCloud
14 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 35 (13.51%) SCCM
2 19 (7.34%) SCOM
3 12 (4.63%) Nagios
4 11 (4.25%) WSUS
5 9 (3.47%) AirWatch
5 9 (3.47%) HAProxy
6 8 (3.09%) Backup Exec
6 8 (3.09%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (2.32%) Cacti
7 6 (2.32%) ITRS Geneos
7 6 (2.32%) Pacemaker
7 6 (2.32%) Puppet
7 6 (2.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 5 (1.93%) EMC VPLEX
9 4 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.54%) vRealize
10 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (1.16%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.77%) Webmin
Vendors
1 192 (74.13%) Microsoft
2 103 (39.77%) VMware
3 84 (32.43%) Cisco
4 76 (29.34%) Citrix
5 32 (12.36%) HP
6 24 (9.27%) Dell
7 18 (6.95%) EMC
8 15 (5.79%) Veeam
9 13 (5.02%) Oracle
10 12 (4.63%) SolarWinds
11 11 (4.25%) Symantec
12 10 (3.86%) NetApp
12 10 (3.86%) Wyse
13 9 (3.47%) IBM
13 9 (3.47%) Red Hat
14 8 (3.09%) Isilon
15 7 (2.70%) 3PAR
15 7 (2.70%) Software AG
16 6 (2.32%) Avaya
16 6 (2.32%) Brocade
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