The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 141 101 82
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2272 3032 3858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.36% 2.95% 3.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.74% 10.73% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1914 2606 3412
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,105 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Microsoft Certification
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26003 28259 30336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.07% 27.48% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21152 22245 24515
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in England

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the England region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in England

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in England

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -59 817 £44,000 +3.52% 86
South East -29 522 £37,500 -2.59% 58
East of England -11 204 £37,500 +4.16% 14
Yorkshire -18 171 £30,000 -9.09% 35
West Midlands -6 156 £39,000 +14.70% 22
South West -44 139 £35,000 - 18
North West -40 126 £37,500 +5.63% 16
East Midlands +37 111 £35,000 +7.69% 11
North East -9 12 £33,000 +1.53% 4
Midlands -3 2 £45,000 +23.28% 1
Microsoft Certification
UK

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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 England region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 3788 (79.21%) Microsoft
2 3022 (63.20%) Windows
3 2507 (52.43%) MCSE
4 2164 (45.25%) Active Directory
5 1752 (36.64%) Windows Server
6 1750 (36.60%) VMware
7 1558 (32.58%) SQL Server
8 1529 (31.97%) MS Excel
9 1429 (29.88%) ITIL
10 1331 (27.83%) MCSA
11 1255 (26.24%) MS Exchange
12 1233 (25.78%) SQL
13 1128 (23.59%) Cisco
14 1104 (23.09%) Windows Server 2012
15 1063 (22.23%) Windows Server 2008
16 1050 (21.96%) VMware Infrastructure
17 1046 (21.87%) Citrix
18 976 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
19 943 (19.72%) MCITP
20 860 (17.98%) Firewall
21 837 (17.50%) CCNA
22 829 (17.34%) MS Office
23 815 (17.04%) Degree
24 777 (16.25%) MCP
25 767 (16.04%) Windows 7
26 757 (15.83%) Finance
27 742 (15.52%) Hyper-V
28 693 (14.49%) Office 365
29 674 (14.09%) .NET
30 654 (13.68%) C#

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 1255 (26.24%) MS Exchange
2 607 (12.69%) SharePoint
3 573 (11.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 437 (9.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 392 (8.20%) Skype for Business
6 353 (7.38%) IIS
7 272 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 142 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 122 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 112 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 78 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
12 72 (1.51%) Apache
12 72 (1.51%) SharePoint Server
13 55 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
14 47 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
15 40 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2000
16 35 (0.73%) Tomcat
17 34 (0.71%) Drupal
18 32 (0.67%) Confluence
19 31 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 1529 (31.97%) MS Excel
2 829 (17.34%) MS Office
3 52 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.44%) MS Project
6 12 (0.25%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 7 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.042%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.042%) Siemens NX
10 2 (0.042%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.021%) Revit
Business Applications
1 114 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (0.46%) SAP Business One
4 12 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
5 8 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.13%) Bankmaster
7 5 (0.10%) Infor M3
7 5 (0.10%) ReMetrica
7 5 (0.10%) Sage 50
8 4 (0.084%) Eikon
8 4 (0.084%) Infor SunSystems
8 4 (0.084%) Magento
8 4 (0.084%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.063%) Exstream
9 3 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.063%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.063%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 693 (14.49%) Office 365
2 421 (8.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 156 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
4 59 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 54 (1.13%) IaaS
6 27 (0.56%) PaaS
7 26 (0.54%) Mimecast
8 24 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
9 22 (0.46%) SaaS
10 21 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 21 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
11 17 (0.36%) Google Apps
12 16 (0.33%) OneDrive
13 12 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.13%) Azure Machine Learning
15 5 (0.10%) GitHub
16 4 (0.084%) SoftLayer
17 3 (0.063%) IBM SmartCloud
17 3 (0.063%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 860 (17.98%) Firewall
2 640 (13.38%) SAN
3 608 (12.71%) LAN
4 578 (12.09%) DNS
5 560 (11.71%) WAN
6 493 (10.31%) VPN
7 448 (9.37%) DHCP
8 431 (9.01%) TCP/IP
9 221 (4.62%) VoIP
10 161 (3.37%) VLAN
11 159 (3.32%) Internet
12 138 (2.89%) Cisco ASA
12 138 (2.89%) NAS
13 112 (2.34%) Network Security
14 100 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
15 98 (2.05%) Skype
16 94 (1.97%) Wireless
17 87 (1.82%) MPLS
17 87 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
18 82 (1.71%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1558 (32.58%) SQL Server
2 397 (8.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 327 (6.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 300 (6.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 271 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 168 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 144 (3.01%) SQL Server 2014
8 142 (2.97%) Relational Database
9 141 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 104 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
11 78 (1.63%) RDBMS
12 75 (1.57%) MySQL
13 68 (1.42%) Big Data
14 44 (0.92%) NoSQL
15 43 (0.90%) Oracle Database
16 40 (0.84%) Hadoop
17 39 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
18 38 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 38 (0.79%) Power BI
19 30 (0.63%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 160 (3.35%) Visual Studio
2 86 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (1.21%) JIRA
4 41 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 34 (0.71%) NUnit
6 31 (0.65%) Moq
7 29 (0.61%) Git (software)
8 27 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
9 18 (0.38%) Subversion
10 15 (0.31%) TeamCity
11 14 (0.29%) MorphX
12 13 (0.27%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.23%) MSI
13 11 (0.23%) ProC
14 10 (0.21%) SoapUI
15 7 (0.15%) Jenkins
16 6 (0.13%) ClearCase
17 5 (0.10%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
18 4 (0.084%) ERwin
18 4 (0.084%) Selenium
General
1 757 (15.83%) Finance
2 172 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 148 (3.09%) Retail
4 143 (2.99%) Banking
5 128 (2.68%) Legal
6 90 (1.88%) Marketing
7 82 (1.71%) Law
8 81 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 79 (1.65%) Games
10 70 (1.46%) Advertising
11 51 (1.07%) Back Office
12 36 (0.75%) Investment Banking
13 32 (0.67%) Billing
14 30 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
15 28 (0.59%) Publishing
16 23 (0.48%) Electronics
17 19 (0.40%) French Language
17 19 (0.40%) Local Government
18 16 (0.33%) Front Office
19 13 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 833 (17.42%) Analyst
2 677 (14.16%) Developer
3 672 (14.05%) Support Engineer
4 458 (9.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 412 (8.62%) Support Analyst
6 384 (8.03%) Consultant
7 377 (7.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 372 (7.78%) .NET Developer
9 354 (7.40%) C# Developer
10 336 (7.03%) IT Support
11 335 (7.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 315 (6.59%) Administrator
13 287 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
14 278 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
15 239 (5.00%) Service Analyst
16 237 (4.96%) IT Engineer
17 235 (4.91%) Service Desk Analyst
18 215 (4.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 214 (4.48%) DBA
20 205 (4.29%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 674 (14.09%) .NET
2 453 (9.47%) ASP.NET
3 348 (7.28%) HTML
4 322 (6.73%) CSS
5 267 (5.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 256 (5.35%) jQuery
6 256 (5.35%) Web Services
7 155 (3.24%) WCF
8 143 (2.99%) .NET Framework
9 120 (2.51%) AngularJS
10 115 (2.40%) XML
11 97 (2.03%) HTML5
12 86 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 79 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 73 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web API
15 68 (1.42%) Ajax
15 68 (1.42%) CSS3
16 65 (1.36%) WinForms
17 54 (1.13%) Entity Framework
18 53 (1.11%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 355 (7.42%) Data Centre
2 336 (7.03%) Blackberry
3 294 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 231 (4.83%) Computer Science
5 227 (4.75%) Clustering
6 185 (3.87%) Replication
7 152 (3.18%) Driving Licence
8 149 (3.12%) Management Information System
9 97 (2.03%) iPhone
10 87 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
11 75 (1.57%) iPad
12 72 (1.51%) Private Cloud
13 69 (1.44%) Mobile App
14 59 (1.23%) User Experience
15 54 (1.13%) Visualisation
16 50 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
17 42 (0.88%) Mathematics
18 41 (0.86%) Fat Client
18 41 (0.86%) Thin Client
19 39 (0.82%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3022 (63.20%) Windows
2 1752 (36.64%) Windows Server
3 1104 (23.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1063 (22.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 767 (16.04%) Windows 7
6 479 (10.02%) Linux
7 471 (9.85%) Windows 8
8 458 (9.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 209 (4.37%) Windows XP
10 193 (4.04%) Unix
11 189 (3.95%) Windows 10
12 155 (3.24%) Android
13 131 (2.74%) Mac OS X
14 106 (2.22%) Apple iOS
15 67 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 62 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
17 44 (0.92%) Mac OS
18 33 (0.69%) Windows Vista
19 31 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
20 28 (0.59%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1429 (29.88%) ITIL
2 373 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
3 342 (7.15%) MVC
4 304 (6.36%) Migration
5 280 (5.86%) Service Management
6 278 (5.81%) Mentoring
7 256 (5.35%) Project Management
8 250 (5.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 237 (4.96%) Presales
10 225 (4.71%) Service Delivery
11 188 (3.93%) ITIL V3
12 180 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
12 180 (3.76%) CRM
13 177 (3.70%) PRINCE2
14 175 (3.66%) High Availability
15 172 (3.60%) Scrum
16 147 (3.07%) Problem Management
17 138 (2.89%) Change Management
18 136 (2.84%) Incident Management
19 132 (2.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1233 (25.78%) SQL
2 654 (13.68%) C#
3 428 (8.95%) JavaScript
4 411 (8.59%) PowerShell
5 331 (6.92%) T-SQL
6 127 (2.66%) C
7 126 (2.63%) VB
8 124 (2.59%) Java
9 102 (2.13%) VB.NET
10 101 (2.11%) C++
11 70 (1.46%) VBScript
12 59 (1.23%) Python
13 58 (1.21%) PHP
14 39 (0.82%) Bash Shell
15 37 (0.77%) Perl
16 29 (0.61%) Ruby
16 29 (0.61%) Shell Script
17 26 (0.54%) Objective-C
17 26 (0.54%) VB6
18 24 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2507 (52.43%) MCSE
2 1331 (27.83%) MCSA
3 976 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
4 943 (19.72%) MCITP
5 837 (17.50%) CCNA
6 815 (17.04%) Degree
7 777 (16.25%) MCP
8 573 (11.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 498 (10.41%) MCTS
10 268 (5.60%) MCDST
11 242 (5.06%) Citrix Certification
12 230 (4.81%) Security Cleared
13 226 (4.73%) MCSD
14 223 (4.66%) ITIL Certification
15 217 (4.54%) CCNP
16 169 (3.53%) CCA
17 141 (2.95%) A+ Certification
18 120 (2.51%) SC Cleared
19 116 (2.43%) CISSP
20 110 (2.30%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 388 (8.11%) SLA
2 97 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 34 (0.71%) QA
5 18 (0.38%) COBIT
5 18 (0.38%) Solvency II
6 10 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.21%) ISO27002
7 8 (0.17%) P3O
8 6 (0.13%) COSO
9 5 (0.10%) HIPAA
9 5 (0.10%) RMADS
10 4 (0.084%) HL7
11 3 (0.063%) DICOM
12 2 (0.042%) BS7799
12 2 (0.042%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.021%) ISO20022
13 1 (0.021%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.021%) TickIT
System Software
1 2164 (45.25%) Active Directory
2 1050 (21.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 742 (15.52%) Hyper-V
4 352 (7.36%) vSphere
5 324 (6.78%) XenApp
6 166 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
7 149 (3.12%) XenDesktop
8 120 (2.51%) VMware ESX
9 101 (2.11%) Terminal Services
10 73 (1.53%) XenServer
11 41 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 40 (0.84%) Terminal Server
13 37 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
13 37 (0.77%) vCloud
14 35 (0.73%) Xen
15 31 (0.65%) NFS
16 25 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
17 19 (0.40%) BitLocker
17 19 (0.40%) VMware Server
18 17 (0.36%) Samba
Systems Management
1 468 (9.79%) SCCM
2 268 (5.60%) SCOM
3 167 (3.49%) Backup Exec
4 103 (2.15%) WSUS
5 66 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 57 (1.19%) SCVMM
7 45 (0.94%) NetBackup
8 42 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 41 (0.86%) Nagios
10 37 (0.77%) SCOrch
11 33 (0.69%) Windows Intune
12 29 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
13 27 (0.56%) Puppet
14 26 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 24 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 23 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 21 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
18 19 (0.40%) Nessus
18 19 (0.40%) vMotion
19 17 (0.36%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3788 (79.21%) Microsoft
2 1750 (36.60%) VMware
3 1128 (23.59%) Cisco
4 1046 (21.87%) Citrix
5 508 (10.62%) HP
6 252 (5.27%) NetApp
7 225 (4.71%) Dell
8 210 (4.39%) Oracle
9 203 (4.25%) Apple
10 176 (3.68%) Symantec
11 138 (2.89%) Avaya
12 133 (2.78%) EMC
13 125 (2.61%) IBM
14 117 (2.45%) Veeam
15 116 (2.43%) CheckPoint
16 113 (2.36%) Juniper
17 108 (2.26%) SolarWinds
18 93 (1.94%) Red Hat
19 90 (1.88%) Sophos
20 82 (1.71%) SAP
Hertfordshire
JM Group
Salary: Benefits and Bonus package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham
Granite IT Recruitment Limited
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25 - £32 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Whitstable, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, 23 days
Posted: 8 hours ago
Knottingley, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £51050 per annum + flexivle and core benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 12 month Fixed Term Contract
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £85000 per annum + excellent benefits (see main advert)
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits + parking
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 24 Days Holiday
Posted: 15 hours ago