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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 130 148 81
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -67
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 107 155 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.80% 1.77% 3.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.37% 7.51% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 93 139 310
Median salary £47,500 £39,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1278 2064 2893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.52% 23.60% 25.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1133 1772 2371
Median salary £59,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,675 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,500 £77,500
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 September 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 September 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.

1 178 (74.48%) Microsoft
2 165 (69.04%) MCSE
3 153 (64.02%) Windows
4 121 (50.63%) Active Directory
5 111 (46.44%) ITIL
6 95 (39.75%) Windows Server
7 84 (35.15%) VMware
8 82 (34.31%) Finance
9 80 (33.47%) MS Excel
10 79 (33.05%) SQL Server
11 71 (29.71%) Citrix
12 70 (29.29%) Cisco
12 70 (29.29%) MCSA
13 68 (28.45%) SQL
14 61 (25.52%) VMware Infrastructure
15 56 (23.43%) Cisco Certification
16 55 (23.01%) Degree
17 54 (22.59%) MCP
18 53 (22.18%) CCNA
19 52 (21.76%) DNS
20 48 (20.08%) WAN
20 48 (20.08%) MS Exchange
20 48 (20.08%) LAN
21 47 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
22 46 (19.25%) MS Office
23 45 (18.83%) DHCP
23 45 (18.83%) MCITP
24 42 (17.57%) SharePoint
24 42 (17.57%) Linux
25 40 (16.74%) SCCM

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 48 (20.08%) MS Exchange
2 42 (17.57%) SharePoint
3 35 (14.64%) IIS
4 21 (8.79%) Apache
5 19 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (7.95%) Tomcat
6 17 (7.11%) Skype for Business
7 14 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (5.02%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (5.02%) JBoss
9 10 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (4.18%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (3.35%) CMS
11 6 (2.51%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (2.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (2.09%) Confluence
13 4 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 80 (33.47%) MS Excel
2 46 (19.25%) MS Office
3 5 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.84%) MS Project
4 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.42%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 5 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) assyst
2 1 (0.42%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 36 (15.06%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (13.81%) Office 365
3 29 (12.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (8.79%) SaaS
5 14 (5.86%) IaaS
5 14 (5.86%) PaaS
6 2 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.84%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.42%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 52 (21.76%) DNS
2 48 (20.08%) LAN
2 48 (20.08%) WAN
3 45 (18.83%) DHCP
4 33 (13.81%) VPN
5 26 (10.88%) SAN
5 26 (10.88%) TCP/IP
6 23 (9.62%) Firewall
7 12 (5.02%) Skype
7 12 (5.02%) VoIP
8 11 (4.60%) NetScaler
9 10 (4.18%) LDAP
10 9 (3.77%) iSCSI
10 9 (3.77%) MPLS
11 8 (3.35%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (3.35%) FTP
12 7 (2.93%) InfiniBand
13 6 (2.51%) Network Security
14 5 (2.09%) Internet
14 5 (2.09%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (33.05%) SQL Server
2 39 (16.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (15.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (10.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (10.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 23 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (5.86%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (4.18%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.93%) OLAP
9 5 (2.09%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.67%) MySQL
10 4 (1.67%) OLTP
11 2 (0.84%) Big Data
11 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.84%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (0.42%) DB2
12 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.42%) Power BI
12 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (3.35%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.09%) JIRA
2 5 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.67%) Subversion
4 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 82 (34.31%) Finance
2 39 (16.32%) Banking
3 14 (5.86%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.77%) Japanese Language
4 9 (3.77%) Law
5 8 (3.35%) Back Office
5 8 (3.35%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.09%) Billing
7 4 (1.67%) Legal
7 4 (1.67%) Retail
8 3 (1.26%) Publishing
9 2 (0.84%) Advertising
9 2 (0.84%) Marketing
10 1 (0.42%) Electronics
10 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.42%) Front Office
10 1 (0.42%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 58 (24.27%) Analyst
2 27 (11.30%) Support Analyst
3 26 (10.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (9.21%) Support Engineer
5 21 (8.79%) Developer
6 19 (7.95%) Architect
6 19 (7.95%) DBA
6 19 (7.95%) Service Analyst
6 19 (7.95%) Service Desk Analyst
7 18 (7.53%) SQL DBA
8 17 (7.11%) SQL Server DBA
9 15 (6.28%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (6.28%) Desktop Support
10 14 (5.86%) Infrastructure Architect
10 14 (5.86%) IT Analyst
10 14 (5.86%) IT Support
11 13 (5.44%) 3rd Line Support
11 13 (5.44%) Windows Engineer
12 12 (5.02%) Administrator
12 12 (5.02%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.81%) .NET
2 15 (6.28%) ASP.NET
3 14 (5.86%) Middleware
4 11 (4.60%) HTML
5 8 (3.35%) Web Services
6 6 (2.51%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.51%) ADO.NET
7 5 (2.09%) WCF
8 4 (1.67%) DHTML
8 4 (1.67%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (1.67%) Silverlight
8 4 (1.67%) WPF
9 3 (1.26%) LAMP
9 3 (1.26%) MDX
9 3 (1.26%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (1.26%) XMPP
10 2 (0.84%) Ultra Messaging
10 2 (0.84%) WSH
10 2 (0.84%) XML
11 1 (0.42%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.39%) Data Centre
2 24 (10.04%) Video Conferencing
3 20 (8.37%) Computer Science
4 15 (6.28%) Blackberry
5 14 (5.86%) Public Cloud
6 12 (5.02%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (3.77%) Reinsurance
7 9 (3.77%) Smartphone
8 8 (3.35%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.93%) Clustering
10 6 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (2.51%) Economics
11 4 (1.67%) Online Banking
12 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (1.26%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.26%) iPhone
12 3 (1.26%) IVR
12 3 (1.26%) PKI
12 3 (1.26%) Replication
12 3 (1.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 153 (64.02%) Windows
2 95 (39.75%) Windows Server
3 47 (19.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (17.57%) Linux
5 37 (15.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (15.06%) Windows 7
7 17 (7.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (6.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (5.86%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.09%) HPUX
10 5 (2.09%) Mac OS X
10 5 (2.09%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.67%) Unix
12 2 (0.84%) Android
12 2 (0.84%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.84%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (46.44%) ITIL
2 27 (11.30%) PRINCE2
3 26 (10.88%) Mentoring
4 25 (10.46%) Project Management
5 22 (9.21%) ITIL V3
6 21 (8.79%) DevOps
7 19 (7.95%) Load Balancing
8 17 (7.11%) Identity Management
9 16 (6.69%) CRM
10 15 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (6.28%) Incident Management
10 15 (6.28%) TOGAF
11 14 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (5.86%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (5.86%) Line Management
11 14 (5.86%) Mobile Device Management
11 14 (5.86%) Service Delivery
12 13 (5.44%) Wealth Management
13 11 (4.60%) Service Management
14 10 (4.18%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 68 (28.45%) SQL
2 36 (15.06%) PowerShell
3 25 (10.46%) C#
4 23 (9.62%) T-SQL
5 13 (5.44%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.35%) VB
6 8 (3.35%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.93%) VBScript
8 5 (2.09%) Ruby
9 3 (1.26%) C
9 3 (1.26%) Java
10 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.84%) PHP
10 2 (0.84%) Python
11 1 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.42%) Korn
11 1 (0.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 165 (69.04%) MCSE
2 70 (29.29%) MCSA
3 56 (23.43%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (23.01%) Degree
5 54 (22.59%) MCP
6 53 (22.18%) CCNA
7 45 (18.83%) MCITP
8 32 (13.39%) MCTS
9 21 (8.79%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (7.95%) EMC Certification
11 17 (7.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (6.28%) CCNP
13 12 (5.02%) CCA
13 12 (5.02%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (4.18%) MCDBA
14 10 (4.18%) MCDST
15 9 (3.77%) MCSD
16 6 (2.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 6 (2.51%) RHCE
17 5 (2.09%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.62%) SLA
2 6 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.09%) Solvency II
4 4 (1.67%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.42%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 121 (50.63%) Active Directory
2 61 (25.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.79%) Hyper-V
3 21 (8.79%) XenApp
4 15 (6.28%) XenDesktop
5 11 (4.60%) vSphere
6 9 (3.77%) VMware ESX
7 8 (3.35%) NFS
8 6 (2.51%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (2.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.67%) XenServer
11 2 (0.84%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.42%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.42%) Samba
12 1 (0.42%) vCloud
12 1 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (16.74%) SCCM
2 19 (7.95%) SCOM
3 14 (5.86%) AirWatch
4 13 (5.44%) WSUS
5 10 (4.18%) Nagios
6 8 (3.35%) Backup Exec
6 8 (3.35%) Puppet
7 7 (2.93%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (2.09%) EMC VPLEX
8 5 (2.09%) ITRS Geneos
8 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (2.09%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.67%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (1.26%) HAProxy
10 3 (1.26%) vRealize
11 2 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.84%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.42%) DameWare
12 1 (0.42%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 178 (74.48%) Microsoft
2 84 (35.15%) VMware
3 71 (29.71%) Citrix
4 70 (29.29%) Cisco
5 22 (9.21%) EMC
6 21 (8.79%) Oracle
7 17 (7.11%) HP
8 13 (5.44%) IBM
8 13 (5.44%) Symantec
9 12 (5.02%) Software AG
9 12 (5.02%) SolarWinds
10 10 (4.18%) NetApp
11 7 (2.93%) 3PAR
11 7 (2.93%) Isilon
12 6 (2.51%) Adobe
12 6 (2.51%) Atlassian
12 6 (2.51%) Brocade
12 6 (2.51%) Dell
12 6 (2.51%) Veeam
12 6 (2.51%) Wyse
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
IQ Public Sector
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Rewards and Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum OTE + Competitive Base + Private Medical
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City of London
Eligo Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + good benefits package
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Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
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