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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 131 83 105
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 149 328 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.15% 3.14% 2.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.82% 12.22% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 133 282 295
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -4.10%
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
1689 2685 3029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.35% 25.72% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1514 2252 2581
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,450 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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.

1 255 (77.98%) Microsoft
2 189 (57.80%) Windows
3 174 (53.21%) MCSE
4 159 (48.62%) Active Directory
5 146 (44.65%) ITIL
6 144 (44.04%) SQL Server
7 135 (41.28%) MS Excel
7 135 (41.28%) VMware
8 125 (38.23%) Finance
9 117 (35.78%) MCSA
10 115 (35.17%) Windows Server
11 113 (34.56%) SQL
12 87 (26.61%) MCITP
13 86 (26.30%) MS Office
14 77 (23.55%) Citrix
15 74 (22.63%) SQL Server 2008
16 72 (22.02%) MS Exchange
16 72 (22.02%) SQL Server 2012
17 71 (21.71%) Windows Server 2008
18 68 (20.80%) Cisco Certification
19 67 (20.49%) MCP
20 64 (19.57%) Cisco
20 64 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
21 62 (18.96%) Windows Server 2012
22 61 (18.65%) LAN
23 57 (17.43%) MCTS
24 56 (17.13%) WAN
25 55 (16.82%) IIS
25 55 (16.82%) DNS
26 54 (16.51%) CCNA

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 72 (22.02%) MS Exchange
2 55 (16.82%) IIS
3 51 (15.60%) SharePoint
4 33 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (7.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 18 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (5.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (3.98%) Apache
8 13 (3.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (3.67%) Skype for Business
10 11 (3.36%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.22%) CMS
13 3 (0.92%) Drupal
13 3 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.61%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.61%) nginx
14 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 135 (41.28%) MS Excel
2 86 (26.30%) MS Office
3 9 (2.75%) InfoPath
4 5 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.22%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.61%) MS Project
7 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.22%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.92%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.31%) assyst
4 1 (0.31%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.81%) Office 365
2 13 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.92%) IaaS
5 2 (0.61%) Dropbox
5 2 (0.61%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.61%) SaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (18.65%) LAN
2 56 (17.13%) WAN
3 55 (16.82%) DNS
4 54 (16.51%) Firewall
5 38 (11.62%) SAN
5 38 (11.62%) VPN
6 35 (10.70%) DHCP
7 29 (8.87%) TCP/IP
8 18 (5.50%) Internet
9 17 (5.20%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (4.89%) VLAN
11 15 (4.59%) VoIP
12 13 (3.98%) NetScaler
13 10 (3.06%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (3.06%) Extranet
13 10 (3.06%) NAS
14 9 (2.75%) Intranet
14 9 (2.75%) Skype
15 8 (2.45%) FTP
15 8 (2.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (44.04%) SQL Server
2 74 (22.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 72 (22.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 45 (13.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (12.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (11.01%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (6.42%) Relational Database
8 17 (5.20%) MySQL
9 16 (4.89%) Siebel EIM
9 16 (4.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (2.75%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.92%) Big Data
12 3 (0.92%) GIS
13 2 (0.61%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.61%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.61%) OLAP
13 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (5.20%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.36%) ProC
3 4 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.92%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.92%) MorphX
4 3 (0.92%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.31%) Grunt
5 1 (0.31%) JIRA
General
1 125 (38.23%) Finance
2 36 (11.01%) Banking
3 18 (5.50%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.59%) Back Office
5 11 (3.36%) Legal
6 9 (2.75%) Law
7 8 (2.45%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.45%) Retail
8 6 (1.83%) Advertising
9 5 (1.53%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.61%) Marketing
10 2 (0.61%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) French Language
11 1 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 57 (17.43%) Analyst
2 46 (14.07%) DBA
3 45 (13.76%) SQL DBA
4 43 (13.15%) Administrator
5 35 (10.70%) Support Engineer
6 32 (9.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 30 (9.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 30 (9.17%) Developer
7 30 (9.17%) SQL Server DBA
8 28 (8.56%) 2nd Line Support
9 25 (7.65%) Support Analyst
10 24 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support
11 22 (6.73%) Windows Engineer
12 19 (5.81%) Service Analyst
12 19 (5.81%) Service Desk Analyst
12 19 (5.81%) VMware Engineer
13 18 (5.50%) Senior Windows Engineer
14 16 (4.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 16 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 16 (4.89%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (12.84%) .NET
2 23 (7.03%) ASP.NET
2 23 (7.03%) HTML
3 18 (5.50%) CSS
4 17 (5.20%) jQuery
5 14 (4.28%) HTML5
6 10 (3.06%) Ajax
7 9 (2.75%) Web Services
7 9 (2.75%) XHTML
8 6 (1.83%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.83%) XML
9 5 (1.53%) CSS3
9 5 (1.53%) LAMP
10 4 (1.22%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (0.92%) ADO
11 3 (0.92%) MDX
11 3 (0.92%) Middleware
11 3 (0.92%) WCF
11 3 (0.92%) WinForms
11 3 (0.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 50 (15.29%) Blackberry
2 42 (12.84%) Replication
3 25 (7.65%) Clustering
4 22 (6.73%) iPhone
5 21 (6.42%) Data Centre
6 15 (4.59%) Computer Science
7 14 (4.28%) Fat Client
7 14 (4.28%) Thin Client
7 14 (4.28%) Video Conferencing
8 13 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (3.06%) iPad
9 10 (3.06%) User Experience
10 9 (2.75%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
11 4 (1.22%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.92%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.92%) Economics
12 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.92%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 189 (57.80%) Windows
2 115 (35.17%) Windows Server
3 71 (21.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (18.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (14.07%) Windows 7
6 39 (11.93%) Linux
7 28 (8.56%) Windows 8
8 21 (6.42%) Android
9 16 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (3.36%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (2.45%) Windows Phone
12 6 (1.83%) CentOS
12 6 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.22%) Unix
14 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.92%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.61%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.61%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.31%) Debian
16 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (44.65%) ITIL
2 33 (10.09%) Migration
3 30 (9.17%) Problem Management
4 27 (8.26%) ITIL V3
4 27 (8.26%) Time Management
5 26 (7.95%) Service Delivery
5 26 (7.95%) Service Management
6 24 (7.34%) CRM
7 23 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (6.73%) Change Management
8 22 (6.73%) Data Protection
8 22 (6.73%) ETL
9 21 (6.42%) ITSM
10 20 (6.12%) Data Transformation
10 20 (6.12%) Performance Monitoring
10 20 (6.12%) PRINCE2
11 19 (5.81%) Project Management
12 18 (5.50%) Database Theory
12 18 (5.50%) Relational Database Theory
13 17 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 113 (34.56%) SQL
2 53 (16.21%) PowerShell
3 36 (11.01%) C#
4 21 (6.42%) JavaScript
5 15 (4.59%) T-SQL
6 12 (3.67%) VB
7 7 (2.14%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.53%) C
8 5 (1.53%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.22%) Ruby
9 4 (1.22%) VBScript
9 4 (1.22%) X++
10 3 (0.92%) PHP
10 3 (0.92%) sed
11 2 (0.61%) C++
11 2 (0.61%) Java
11 2 (0.61%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.31%) AWK
12 1 (0.31%) Delphi
12 1 (0.31%) Python
Qualifications
1 174 (53.21%) MCSE
2 117 (35.78%) MCSA
3 87 (26.61%) MCITP
4 68 (20.80%) Cisco Certification
5 67 (20.49%) MCP
6 57 (17.43%) MCTS
7 54 (16.51%) CCNA
8 43 (13.15%) Degree
9 40 (12.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 36 (11.01%) Citrix Certification
11 26 (7.95%) CCNP
11 26 (7.95%) MCDBA
12 25 (7.65%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (5.81%) CCA
13 19 (5.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 17 (5.20%) MCDST
15 7 (2.14%) MCSD
16 6 (1.83%) Security Cleared
17 5 (1.53%) A+ Certification
17 5 (1.53%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.70%) SLA
2 18 (5.50%) Solvency II
3 11 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.36%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.22%) P3O
5 3 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 159 (48.62%) Active Directory
2 64 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (8.87%) VMware ESXi
4 27 (8.26%) XenDesktop
5 26 (7.95%) vSphere
5 26 (7.95%) XenApp
6 15 (4.59%) Hyper-V
7 14 (4.28%) VMware ESX
7 14 (4.28%) XenServer
8 11 (3.36%) Terminal Server
9 6 (1.83%) Corosync
9 6 (1.83%) NFS
10 5 (1.53%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.61%) Varnish
14 1 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.31%) UAG
14 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (8.56%) SCCM
2 16 (4.89%) SCOM
3 7 (2.14%) HAProxy
3 7 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.83%) Backup Exec
4 6 (1.83%) Cacti
4 6 (1.83%) ITRS Geneos
4 6 (1.83%) Nagios
4 6 (1.83%) Pacemaker
4 6 (1.83%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 6 (1.83%) WSUS
5 4 (1.22%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.92%) vRealize
7 2 (0.61%) DameWare
7 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.61%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.61%) Webmin
8 1 (0.31%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 255 (77.98%) Microsoft
2 135 (41.28%) VMware
3 77 (23.55%) Citrix
4 64 (19.57%) Cisco
5 31 (9.48%) HP
6 27 (8.26%) Dell
7 16 (4.89%) Siebel
8 13 (3.98%) Veeam
9 11 (3.36%) SolarWinds
9 11 (3.36%) Symantec
10 10 (3.06%) Avaya
10 10 (3.06%) Red Hat
11 9 (2.75%) Oracle
11 9 (2.75%) Remedy
11 9 (2.75%) Telerik
11 9 (2.75%) Wyse
12 8 (2.45%) Intel Security
13 7 (2.14%) Mitel
14 6 (1.83%) Fortinet
14 6 (1.83%) Splunk
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 12 month Fixed Term Contract
Posted: Yesterday
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 24 Days Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
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Omni RMS
Salary: £63000 - £73000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000.0000 - £65000.0000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Talent Point
Salary: £48000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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IT Lab
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
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Hamilton-Brown
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 16 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum + car, healthcare, pension
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Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
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HFG
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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