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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 149 82 111
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +29
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 170 365 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.76% 3.11% 2.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.45% 12.35% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 147 320 259
Average salary £42,500 £43,772 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.90% -2.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,950 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
2281 2956 2657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.58% 25.20% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1968 2418 2354
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 338 (82.24%) Microsoft
2 231 (56.20%) Windows
3 214 (52.07%) MCSE
4 151 (36.74%) SQL
5 150 (36.50%) Active Directory
6 148 (36.01%) SQL Server
6 148 (36.01%) ITIL
7 137 (33.33%) Finance
8 136 (33.09%) VMware
9 129 (31.39%) MS Excel
10 103 (25.06%) MCITP
11 100 (24.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 95 (23.11%) VMware Infrastructure
12 95 (23.11%) MCSA
13 93 (22.63%) Cisco
14 86 (20.92%) MCP
15 84 (20.44%) MS Office
16 82 (19.95%) Cisco Certification
17 80 (19.46%) Citrix
18 76 (18.49%) Linux
18 76 (18.49%) Hyper-V
18 76 (18.49%) Windows 7
19 70 (17.03%) DNS
20 68 (16.55%) CCNA
21 67 (16.30%) .NET
21 67 (16.30%) C#
21 67 (16.30%) Degree
22 66 (16.06%) Windows Server 2012
23 65 (15.82%) MS Exchange
24 62 (15.09%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 65 (15.82%) MS Exchange
2 58 (14.11%) SharePoint
3 38 (9.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (7.54%) IIS
5 24 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (4.14%) Lync
7 16 (3.89%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 11 (2.68%) Tomcat
11 9 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (1.22%) CMS
13 5 (1.22%) Apache
14 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.73%) Umbraco
14 3 (0.73%) Kentico
15 2 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
15 2 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 129 (31.39%) MS Excel
2 84 (20.44%) MS Office
3 6 (1.46%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 31 (7.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.95%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.24%) SAP CCM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.60%) Office 365
2 12 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.22%) SaaS
5 4 (0.97%) Symantec.cloud
6 3 (0.73%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.49%) GitHub
7 2 (0.49%) IaaS
7 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 70 (17.03%) DNS
2 62 (15.09%) SAN
3 58 (14.11%) TCP/IP
4 48 (11.68%) DHCP
5 47 (11.44%) Firewall
6 40 (9.73%) LAN
7 38 (9.25%) WAN
8 18 (4.38%) VPN
8 18 (4.38%) VLAN
9 16 (3.89%) Internet
9 16 (3.89%) NAS
10 12 (2.92%) Wireless
11 11 (2.68%) MPLS
12 10 (2.43%) iSCSI
12 10 (2.43%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (2.19%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (1.46%) Intranet
14 6 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (1.46%) Network Security
15 5 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (36.01%) SQL Server
2 59 (14.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (10.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (10.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 39 (9.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (6.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 27 (6.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (3.65%) Oracle Database
8 13 (3.16%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.92%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (2.68%) MySQL
10 11 (2.68%) Oracle Database 12c
11 10 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.22%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.97%) OLAP
14 4 (0.97%) Oracle OLAP
15 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.73%) Big Data
15 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (7.54%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.73%) MSBuild
3 3 (0.73%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.49%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.49%) NUnit
4 2 (0.49%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.24%) JIRA
5 1 (0.24%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.24%) MSTest
General
1 137 (33.33%) Finance
2 58 (14.11%) Banking
3 26 (6.33%) Legal
4 22 (5.35%) Telecoms
5 21 (5.11%) Financial Institution
6 18 (4.38%) Retail
7 16 (3.89%) Investment Banking
7 16 (3.89%) Front Office
8 15 (3.65%) Advertising
9 14 (3.41%) Marketing
10 6 (1.46%) Law
11 5 (1.22%) Electronics
12 4 (0.97%) Back Office
13 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.49%) Publishing
15 1 (0.24%) Games
15 1 (0.24%) French Language
15 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 65 (15.82%) Analyst
2 59 (14.36%) Developer
3 53 (12.90%) Administrator
4 42 (10.22%) Desktop Support
5 38 (9.25%) Support Analyst
6 37 (9.00%) Support Engineer
7 36 (8.76%) Consultant
8 34 (8.27%) 2nd Line Support
9 26 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 26 (6.33%) DBA
10 20 (4.87%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 20 (4.87%) Desktop Analyst
11 19 (4.62%) Technical Support
12 16 (3.89%) Junior
12 16 (3.89%) Technical Consultant
13 15 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
14 14 (3.41%) Linux Administrator
15 13 (3.16%) Microsoft Consultant
15 13 (3.16%) C# Developer
15 13 (3.16%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (16.30%) .NET
2 41 (9.98%) ASP.NET
3 35 (8.52%) HTML
4 26 (6.33%) CSS
5 20 (4.87%) jQuery
6 17 (4.14%) WCF
7 13 (3.16%) AngularJS
8 12 (2.92%) HTML5
8 12 (2.92%) CSS3
9 11 (2.68%) WPF
10 8 (1.95%) Web Services
10 8 (1.95%) XML
10 8 (1.95%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.70%) Ajax
11 7 (1.70%) DHTML
12 5 (1.22%) ADO.NET
13 4 (0.97%) XSLT
13 4 (0.97%) LINQ
13 4 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (0.97%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.98%) Data Centre
2 40 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (9.25%) Blackberry
4 34 (8.27%) Management Information System
5 30 (7.30%) Replication
6 26 (6.33%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (2.43%) Kindle
8 10 (2.43%) FlexPod
9 9 (2.19%) Statistics
10 8 (1.95%) Clustering
10 8 (1.95%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.70%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.70%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.70%) EqualLogic
12 6 (1.46%) iPhone
12 6 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.22%) User Experience
13 5 (1.22%) Equities
13 5 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 231 (56.20%) Windows
2 100 (24.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 76 (18.49%) Linux
3 76 (18.49%) Windows 7
4 66 (16.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (11.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (5.60%) Windows 8
7 11 (2.68%) UNIX
8 10 (2.43%) Debian
9 8 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.46%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.22%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.22%) SUSE
11 5 (1.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.97%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.97%) Android
13 3 (0.73%) CentOS
13 3 (0.73%) VMS
13 3 (0.73%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (36.01%) ITIL
2 45 (10.95%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (9.73%) CRM
3 40 (9.73%) Service Management
4 32 (7.79%) Service Delivery
5 27 (6.57%) Migration
5 27 (6.57%) Information Security
6 24 (5.84%) Incident Management
6 24 (5.84%) MVC
7 22 (5.35%) Project Management
7 22 (5.35%) Business Continuity
8 21 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (4.38%) PRINCE2
10 17 (4.14%) Problem Management
10 17 (4.14%) Data Protection
10 17 (4.14%) Mentoring
11 16 (3.89%) Business Continuity Management
12 15 (3.65%) Change Management
13 13 (3.16%) ERP
13 13 (3.16%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 151 (36.74%) SQL
2 67 (16.30%) C#
3 39 (9.49%) PowerShell
4 35 (8.52%) JavaScript
5 27 (6.57%) T-SQL
6 11 (2.68%) C
7 10 (2.43%) VBScript
8 9 (2.19%) VBA
9 5 (1.22%) Python
9 5 (1.22%) Perl
9 5 (1.22%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.97%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.73%) Java
12 2 (0.49%) VB
12 2 (0.49%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.49%) X++
13 1 (0.24%) XPath
13 1 (0.24%) C++
Qualifications
1 214 (52.07%) MCSE
2 103 (25.06%) MCITP
3 95 (23.11%) MCSA
4 86 (20.92%) MCP
5 82 (19.95%) Cisco Certification
6 68 (16.55%) CCNA
7 67 (16.30%) Degree
8 52 (12.65%) MCTS
9 39 (9.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 25 (6.08%) CCNP
11 17 (4.14%) A+ Certification
12 14 (3.41%) Citrix Certification
13 13 (3.16%) MCDBA
13 13 (3.16%) CCA
13 13 (3.16%) Security Cleared
14 12 (2.92%) MOS
14 12 (2.92%) Oracle Certification
14 12 (2.92%) MCSD
14 12 (2.92%) CCDP
15 11 (2.68%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (14.84%) SLA
2 14 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (2.43%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.97%) QA
6 3 (0.73%) BS25999
6 3 (0.73%) BS7799
7 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 150 (36.50%) Active Directory
2 95 (23.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (18.49%) Hyper-V
4 23 (5.60%) VMware ESX
4 23 (5.60%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (5.35%) XenApp
6 12 (2.92%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (2.68%) vSphere
8 10 (2.43%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.95%) vCloud
10 7 (1.70%) VMware Server
10 7 (1.70%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.73%) Xen
13 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.49%) Firmware
13 2 (0.49%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.24%) UAG
Systems Management
1 28 (6.81%) SCCM
2 23 (5.60%) SCOM
3 22 (5.35%) Backup Exec
4 13 (3.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (2.68%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.97%) Nagios
6 4 (0.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.73%) Ansible
7 3 (0.73%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.49%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.49%) OpenView
8 2 (0.49%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.49%) vMotion
8 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.49%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.49%) Puppet
9 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 338 (82.24%) Microsoft
2 136 (33.09%) VMware
3 93 (22.63%) Cisco
4 80 (19.46%) Citrix
5 32 (7.79%) Oracle
6 28 (6.81%) HP
7 25 (6.08%) NetApp
8 21 (5.11%) Apple
9 18 (4.38%) Symantec
10 17 (4.14%) Red Hat
10 17 (4.14%) ServiceNow
11 15 (3.65%) Juniper
11 15 (3.65%) IBM
12 14 (3.41%) Dell
13 13 (3.16%) CheckPoint
14 11 (2.68%) Avaya
14 11 (2.68%) SAP
15 10 (2.43%) EMC
16 9 (2.19%) McAfee
17 8 (1.95%) Sun
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Chassam Contract
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 5% pension etc...
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Over Time + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Package + Car
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London, London, South East
Alexander Proudfoot
Salary: £23K to £28K, depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago