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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 74 103 107
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 330 325 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.17% 2.60% 2.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.32% 10.80% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 285 297 256
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £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
2678 3008 2977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.70% 24.04% 24.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2246 2565 2570
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015, 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.

1 575 (81.56%) Microsoft
2 445 (63.12%) MCSE
3 427 (60.57%) Windows
4 324 (45.96%) Active Directory
5 278 (39.43%) ITIL
6 258 (36.60%) VMware
7 245 (34.75%) Finance
8 209 (29.65%) MS Excel
9 190 (26.95%) SQL Server
10 181 (25.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 175 (24.82%) MCITP
12 171 (24.26%) SQL
13 167 (23.69%) Citrix
14 163 (23.12%) MCSA
15 158 (22.41%) MCP
16 154 (21.84%) Windows Server 2008
17 152 (21.56%) MS Exchange
18 145 (20.57%) Windows 7
19 132 (18.72%) Blackberry
20 129 (18.30%) Cisco
21 124 (17.59%) MS Office
22 111 (15.74%) Linux
22 111 (15.74%) Banking
23 110 (15.60%) Cisco Certification
24 104 (14.75%) Hyper-V
25 101 (14.33%) Degree
26 96 (13.62%) SharePoint
27 94 (13.33%) DNS
28 93 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012
29 92 (13.05%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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
1 152 (21.56%) MS Exchange
2 96 (13.62%) SharePoint
3 75 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 59 (8.37%) IIS
5 48 (6.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 46 (6.52%) Lync
7 40 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 39 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 39 (5.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 32 (4.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 16 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (1.56%) Tomcat
12 10 (1.42%) Apache
13 4 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.28%) SAS
15 1 (0.14%) CMS
15 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
15 1 (0.14%) DNN
Applications
1 209 (29.65%) MS Excel
2 124 (17.59%) MS Office
3 30 (4.26%) InfoPath
4 13 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.28%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.85%) MS Project
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 21 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.13%) SAP Business One
3 6 (0.85%) Hyperion Planning
3 6 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.14%) SAP CCM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.12%) Office 365
2 12 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.99%) SaaS
4 6 (0.85%) IaaS
5 5 (0.71%) Symantec.cloud
5 5 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.28%) Yammer
7 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 94 (13.33%) DNS
2 92 (13.05%) SAN
3 65 (9.22%) DHCP
4 58 (8.23%) TCP/IP
4 58 (8.23%) Firewall
5 57 (8.09%) VPN
6 50 (7.09%) WAN
7 48 (6.81%) LAN
8 40 (5.67%) Internet
9 29 (4.11%) Intranet
10 27 (3.83%) VoIP
11 22 (3.12%) Extranet
12 13 (1.84%) VLAN
12 13 (1.84%) Network Security
13 12 (1.70%) Unified Communications
13 12 (1.70%) MPLS
14 11 (1.56%) ISDN
15 9 (1.28%) Wireless
15 9 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (26.95%) SQL Server
2 70 (9.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 68 (9.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 59 (8.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 39 (5.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (5.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 36 (5.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 20 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (2.13%) Oracle Database
10 12 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (1.70%) MySQL
11 8 (1.13%) Oracle OLAP
11 8 (1.13%) OLAP
11 8 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (0.99%) QlikView
13 6 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
13 6 (0.85%) IBM InfoSphere
13 6 (0.85%) SAP HANA
13 6 (0.85%) Essbase
13 6 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (5.53%) Visual Studio
2 13 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.42%) MSI
4 7 (0.99%) JIRA
5 6 (0.85%) Subversion
6 5 (0.71%) Artifactory
6 5 (0.71%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.28%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.14%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.14%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.14%) NUnit
General
1 245 (34.75%) Finance
2 111 (15.74%) Banking
3 50 (7.09%) Financial Institution
4 49 (6.95%) Investment Banking
4 49 (6.95%) Front Office
5 31 (4.40%) Legal
6 29 (4.11%) Advertising
7 20 (2.84%) Retail
8 8 (1.13%) Publishing
9 7 (0.99%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.99%) Back Office
10 6 (0.85%) Law
11 4 (0.57%) Marketing
12 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (25.11%) Analyst
2 107 (15.18%) Support Analyst
3 90 (12.77%) Desktop Support
4 89 (12.62%) Consultant
5 84 (11.91%) Developer
6 80 (11.35%) Support Engineer
7 75 (10.64%) Administrator
8 56 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 55 (7.80%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 55 (7.80%) Desktop Analyst
10 53 (7.52%) 2nd Line Support
11 47 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
12 42 (5.96%) Technical Consultant
13 32 (4.54%) DBA
14 30 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
15 29 (4.11%) SharePoint Developer
16 28 (3.97%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
17 26 (3.69%) 3rd Line Support
17 26 (3.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 25 (3.55%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (11.77%) .NET
2 51 (7.23%) ASP.NET
3 44 (6.24%) HTML
4 36 (5.11%) CSS
5 31 (4.40%) jQuery
6 25 (3.55%) Ajax
7 24 (3.40%) HTML5
8 18 (2.55%) XHTML
9 15 (2.13%) AngularJS
10 12 (1.70%) XML
11 10 (1.42%) .NET Framework
12 9 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (1.13%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (0.99%) DHTML
14 7 (0.99%) WCF
15 6 (0.85%) CSS3
15 6 (0.85%) SAML
16 5 (0.71%) Web Services
16 5 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
17 4 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 132 (18.72%) Blackberry
2 58 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (5.82%) Private Cloud
4 36 (5.11%) Replication
5 26 (3.69%) Management Information System
6 25 (3.55%) Computer Science
7 19 (2.70%) User Experience
8 15 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
8 15 (2.13%) Kindle
9 14 (1.99%) CMDB
10 13 (1.84%) Mathematics
11 11 (1.56%) Hedge funds
11 11 (1.56%) iPhone
12 10 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (1.42%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.28%) Smartphone
13 9 (1.28%) Statistics
13 9 (1.28%) Clustering
13 9 (1.28%) FlexPod
14 7 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 427 (60.57%) Windows
2 154 (21.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 145 (20.57%) Windows 7
4 111 (15.74%) Linux
5 93 (13.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (8.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 48 (6.81%) Windows 8
8 35 (4.96%) Windows XP
9 28 (3.97%) Windows Vista
10 22 (3.12%) UNIX
11 20 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (2.70%) Debian
13 10 (1.42%) Mac OS
14 8 (1.13%) CentOS
14 8 (1.13%) Solaris
15 5 (0.71%) AIX
15 5 (0.71%) SUSE
15 5 (0.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.57%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (39.43%) ITIL
2 79 (11.21%) Business Continuity
3 71 (10.07%) Service Management
3 71 (10.07%) Service Delivery
4 65 (9.22%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (6.95%) Business Continuity Management
6 47 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 42 (5.96%) Problem Management
8 39 (5.53%) PRINCE2
9 33 (4.68%) Change Control
10 32 (4.54%) Incident Management
11 31 (4.40%) Workflow
12 29 (4.11%) Migration
12 29 (4.11%) Project Management
13 27 (3.83%) Web Development
14 26 (3.69%) Change Management
14 26 (3.69%) Information Security
15 25 (3.55%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (3.40%) CRM
16 24 (3.40%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 171 (24.26%) SQL
2 82 (11.63%) PowerShell
3 77 (10.92%) C#
4 44 (6.24%) T-SQL
5 40 (5.67%) JavaScript
6 12 (1.70%) C
7 9 (1.28%) VB.NET
8 7 (0.99%) VBA
8 7 (0.99%) VBScript
8 7 (0.99%) Java
9 5 (0.71%) Python
9 5 (0.71%) PL/SQL
9 5 (0.71%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.43%) Perl
10 3 (0.43%) C++
10 3 (0.43%) VB
11 2 (0.28%) R
12 1 (0.14%) XPath
Qualifications
1 445 (63.12%) MCSE
2 175 (24.82%) MCITP
3 163 (23.12%) MCSA
4 158 (22.41%) MCP
5 110 (15.60%) Cisco Certification
6 101 (14.33%) Degree
7 89 (12.62%) MCTS
8 87 (12.34%) CCNA
9 80 (11.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 56 (7.94%) Citrix Certification
11 41 (5.82%) CCA
12 39 (5.53%) CCNP
13 25 (3.55%) MCDST
13 25 (3.55%) JNCIA
14 22 (3.12%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (2.55%) IBM Certification
15 18 (2.55%) A+ Certification
16 15 (2.13%) CISSP
16 15 (2.13%) Security Cleared
17 12 (1.70%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (7.94%) SLA
2 16 (2.27%) ISO 9001
3 12 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (1.28%) QA
5 2 (0.28%) COBIT
6 1 (0.14%) P3O
System Software
1 324 (45.96%) Active Directory
2 181 (25.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (14.75%) Hyper-V
4 70 (9.93%) XenApp
5 45 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
6 33 (4.68%) XenDesktop
7 25 (3.55%) vSphere
8 21 (2.98%) Xen
9 16 (2.27%) Terminal Services
10 14 (1.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 12 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (1.70%) VMware ESX
11 12 (1.70%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.71%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.71%) vCloud
13 5 (0.71%) UAG
13 5 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.43%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.28%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 80 (11.35%) SCCM
2 50 (7.09%) SCOM
3 12 (1.70%) SCOrch
3 12 (1.70%) XenMobile
3 12 (1.70%) SCVMM
4 11 (1.56%) Tivoli
4 11 (1.56%) Backup Exec
5 10 (1.42%) WMI
5 10 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (0.71%) WSUS
7 5 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.57%) Puppet
8 4 (0.57%) DatAdvantage
9 3 (0.43%) Nagios
9 3 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.43%) Ansible
10 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.28%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.28%) vMotion
Vendors
1 575 (81.56%) Microsoft
2 258 (36.60%) VMware
3 167 (23.69%) Citrix
4 129 (18.30%) Cisco
5 50 (7.09%) ServiceNow
6 43 (6.10%) Oracle
7 41 (5.82%) HP
8 34 (4.82%) Symantec
8 34 (4.82%) Wyse
9 29 (4.11%) NetApp
10 25 (3.55%) Juniper
10 25 (3.55%) SAP
11 22 (3.12%) Avaya
11 22 (3.12%) Apple
12 21 (2.98%) IBM
12 21 (2.98%) Red Hat
13 20 (2.84%) EMC
14 19 (2.70%) FactSet
15 18 (2.55%) Telerik
15 18 (2.55%) Reuters
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Energon People
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 2 days ago
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Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Full Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Full Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £68000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Premier IT
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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AWD Recruitment
Salary: £24,000 - £35,000 + Benefits
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Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Bonus
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20500 per annum + Career Progession + Bens
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Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + package
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Venturi
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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