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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
London / City of London
Rank 116 99 75
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 109 185 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.18% 2.86% 3.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.05% 11.00% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 101 164 310
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,650 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
1205 1682 2512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.06% 26.04% 24.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1085 1507 2174
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £72,500 £81,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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.

1 150 (71.09%) Microsoft
2 127 (60.19%) Windows
3 123 (58.29%) MCSE
4 111 (52.61%) Active Directory
5 91 (43.13%) VMware
6 72 (34.12%) Windows Server
7 66 (31.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 65 (30.81%) ITIL
9 64 (30.33%) Cisco
10 62 (29.38%) SQL Server
10 62 (29.38%) Finance
11 60 (28.44%) MS Excel
12 54 (25.59%) MCSA
12 54 (25.59%) MS Exchange
13 53 (25.12%) Citrix
14 51 (24.17%) Office 365
15 47 (22.27%) Windows Server 2008
15 47 (22.27%) SQL
16 45 (21.33%) SCCM
16 45 (21.33%) Microsoft Azure
17 38 (18.01%) Data Centre
17 38 (18.01%) SharePoint
18 35 (16.59%) Cisco Certification
19 34 (16.11%) CCNA
20 33 (15.64%) Degree
21 31 (14.69%) DNS
21 31 (14.69%) SAN
22 30 (14.22%) Banking
23 29 (13.74%) Linux
23 29 (13.74%) IIS

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 54 (25.59%) MS Exchange
2 38 (18.01%) SharePoint
3 29 (13.74%) IIS
4 28 (13.27%) Skype for Business
5 21 (9.95%) Apache
6 19 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (7.58%) Tomcat
8 14 (6.64%) BizTalk Server
9 11 (5.21%) JBoss
10 9 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (4.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (3.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (2.84%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.47%) CMS
15 1 (0.47%) Drupal
15 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 60 (28.44%) MS Excel
2 26 (12.32%) MS Office
3 3 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 51 (24.17%) Office 365
2 45 (21.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (5.69%) SaaS
5 11 (5.21%) IaaS
5 11 (5.21%) PaaS
6 10 (4.74%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (2.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.42%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.47%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.69%) DNS
1 31 (14.69%) SAN
2 27 (12.80%) VPN
3 25 (11.85%) DHCP
3 25 (11.85%) LAN
4 23 (10.90%) WAN
5 22 (10.43%) Skype
6 17 (8.06%) Firewall
7 13 (6.16%) VoIP
8 12 (5.69%) TCP/IP
9 10 (4.74%) FTP
10 6 (2.84%) Internet
11 5 (2.37%) SMTP
12 4 (1.90%) HTTP
12 4 (1.90%) NAS
13 3 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.42%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (1.42%) LDAP
13 3 (1.42%) Wireless
14 2 (0.95%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (29.38%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (11.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (9.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (6.64%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (6.64%) Relational Database
5 14 (6.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (4.74%) Big Data
6 10 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (4.27%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (3.79%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (3.79%) Data Mining
8 8 (3.79%) Power BI
9 7 (3.32%) QlikView
10 6 (2.84%) OLAP
11 5 (2.37%) OLTP
12 4 (1.90%) MySQL
13 3 (1.42%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.47%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 10 (4.74%) JIRA
2 7 (3.32%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.95%) MorphX
5 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 62 (29.38%) Finance
2 30 (14.22%) Banking
3 13 (6.16%) Legal
4 6 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.37%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.90%) Retail
7 3 (1.42%) Back Office
8 2 (0.95%) Advertising
8 2 (0.95%) Billing
8 2 (0.95%) Marketing
8 2 (0.95%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (15.64%) Analyst
2 26 (12.32%) Support Engineer
3 24 (11.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (9.48%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (9.00%) Windows Engineer
6 18 (8.53%) Consultant
7 17 (8.06%) Server Engineer
8 16 (7.58%) Azure Engineer
8 16 (7.58%) IT Support
8 16 (7.58%) Junior
9 15 (7.11%) Desktop Support
10 14 (6.64%) Developer
10 14 (6.64%) VMware Engineer
11 12 (5.69%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (5.69%) Architect
11 12 (5.69%) Desktop Engineer
11 12 (5.69%) Hyper-V Engineer
12 11 (5.21%) Infrastructure Architect
12 11 (5.21%) Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (5.21%) Technical Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.37%) .NET
2 12 (5.69%) Middleware
3 10 (4.74%) MDX
4 7 (3.32%) .NET Framework
4 7 (3.32%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.84%) WCF
6 5 (2.37%) DHTML
6 5 (2.37%) HTML
6 5 (2.37%) Silverlight
6 5 (2.37%) WPF
7 4 (1.90%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (1.42%) XML
9 2 (0.95%) Web Services
9 2 (0.95%) WSH
9 2 (0.95%) XSLT
10 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.47%) LAMP
10 1 (0.47%) REST
10 1 (0.47%) RESTful
10 1 (0.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (18.01%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.53%) Video Conferencing
3 15 (7.11%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.21%) Clustering
4 11 (5.21%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (5.21%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.32%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.84%) Replication
7 5 (2.37%) PKI
8 4 (1.90%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.95%) Handset
10 2 (0.95%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.95%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.95%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.47%) BYOD
11 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.47%) NHS
11 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 127 (60.19%) Windows
2 72 (34.12%) Windows Server
3 47 (22.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (13.74%) Linux
5 27 (12.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (11.37%) Windows 7
7 20 (9.48%) Windows 10
8 17 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (7.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (3.32%) Unix
11 5 (2.37%) Solaris
11 5 (2.37%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.90%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.42%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.95%) CentOS
15 1 (0.47%) Android
15 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (30.81%) ITIL
2 28 (13.27%) DevOps
3 24 (11.37%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (8.53%) Mobile Device Management
6 17 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (7.58%) Service Delivery
8 15 (7.11%) ITIL V3
9 14 (6.64%) Data Management
9 14 (6.64%) Mentoring
9 14 (6.64%) Migration
9 14 (6.64%) Presales
10 12 (5.69%) PRINCE2
10 12 (5.69%) Project Management
10 12 (5.69%) TOGAF
11 11 (5.21%) Business Development
11 11 (5.21%) Line Management
11 11 (5.21%) Load Balancing
11 11 (5.21%) Unit Testing
11 11 (5.21%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (22.27%) SQL
2 26 (12.32%) PowerShell
3 19 (9.00%) T-SQL
4 12 (5.69%) C#
5 8 (3.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 6 (2.84%) VBScript
7 5 (2.37%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.42%) PHP
9 2 (0.95%) Java
9 2 (0.95%) VB
9 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.95%) X++
9 2 (0.95%) XPath
10 1 (0.47%) C
10 1 (0.47%) Perl
10 1 (0.47%) Python
10 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 123 (58.29%) MCSE
2 54 (25.59%) MCSA
3 35 (16.59%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (16.11%) CCNA
5 33 (15.64%) Degree
6 27 (12.80%) MCITP
7 23 (10.90%) MCP
8 16 (7.58%) MCTS
9 13 (6.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (5.21%) EMC Certification
11 10 (4.74%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (3.32%) MCSD
13 6 (2.84%) MCDST
14 3 (1.42%) HND
14 3 (1.42%) MOS
14 3 (1.42%) RHCSA
15 1 (0.47%) GIAC
15 1 (0.47%) MCDBA
15 1 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
15 1 (0.47%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) GCP
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 111 (52.61%) Active Directory
2 66 (31.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (12.80%) Hyper-V
4 18 (8.53%) vSphere
5 10 (4.74%) XenApp
6 7 (3.32%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.37%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (2.37%) XenServer
8 4 (1.90%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.95%) NFS
11 1 (0.47%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (21.33%) SCCM
2 15 (7.11%) SCOM
3 14 (6.64%) NetBackup
4 11 (5.21%) AirWatch
4 11 (5.21%) WSUS
5 5 (2.37%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.37%) Nagios
5 5 (2.37%) Puppet
6 3 (1.42%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.95%) Ansible
7 2 (0.95%) Casper Suite
7 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.95%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.47%) Control-M
8 1 (0.47%) Salt
8 1 (0.47%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 150 (71.09%) Microsoft
2 91 (43.13%) VMware
3 64 (30.33%) Cisco
4 53 (25.12%) Citrix
5 27 (12.80%) Oracle
6 24 (11.37%) HP
7 21 (9.95%) NetApp
8 16 (7.58%) EMC
9 15 (7.11%) Dell
10 12 (5.69%) Veeam
11 11 (5.21%) IBM
11 11 (5.21%) Software AG
12 10 (4.74%) Tableau
13 9 (4.27%) Avaya
14 7 (3.32%) Intel Security
15 5 (2.37%) Google
15 5 (2.37%) Sybase
16 4 (1.90%) CheckPoint
16 4 (1.90%) LANDesk
16 4 (1.90%) Trend Micro
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