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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 140 106 83
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -23
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 2162 2897 3909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.35% 2.88% 3.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.72% 10.51% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1814 2503 3415
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 £23,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,250 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-2.08% -2.70%
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
24784 27554 31063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.99% 27.35% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 20162 21836 25104
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 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
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 30 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 30 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 -48 726 £45,000 +5.88% 75
South East -23 513 £38,500 +2.66% 56
Yorkshire -10 179 £27,500 -21.42% 20
East of England -20 173 £37,500 -2.59% 20
West Midlands -3 157 £32,500 -4.41% 18
South West -24 149 £37,250 +6.42% 20
North West -38 129 £38,000 +11.76% 22
East Midlands +27 111 £35,000 - 8
North East -9 18 £35,000 +27.27% 10
Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Microsoft Certification
UK

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 3679 (79.43%) Microsoft
2 2919 (63.02%) Windows
3 2420 (52.25%) MCSE
4 2101 (45.36%) Active Directory
5 1704 (36.79%) VMware
6 1697 (36.64%) Windows Server
7 1504 (32.47%) SQL Server
8 1501 (32.41%) MS Excel
9 1406 (30.35%) ITIL
10 1272 (27.46%) MCSA
11 1202 (25.95%) MS Exchange
12 1184 (25.56%) SQL
13 1089 (23.51%) Cisco
14 1050 (22.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 1048 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
16 1038 (22.41%) Citrix
17 1011 (21.83%) Windows Server 2008
18 931 (20.10%) Cisco Certification
19 910 (19.65%) MCITP
20 819 (17.68%) MS Office
21 810 (17.49%) CCNA
22 796 (17.18%) Degree
23 786 (16.97%) Firewall
24 745 (16.08%) MCP
24 745 (16.08%) Windows 7
25 742 (16.02%) Finance
26 735 (15.87%) Hyper-V
27 719 (15.52%) Office 365
28 704 (15.20%) .NET
29 662 (14.29%) 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 1202 (25.95%) MS Exchange
2 570 (12.31%) SharePoint
3 545 (11.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 422 (9.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 373 (8.05%) Skype for Business
6 316 (6.82%) IIS
7 261 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 134 (2.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 113 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
10 105 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 72 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
12 65 (1.40%) Apache
13 59 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
14 57 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
15 47 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
16 42 (0.91%) CMS
16 42 (0.91%) Confluence
17 41 (0.89%) Tomcat
18 31 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2000
19 30 (0.65%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1501 (32.41%) MS Excel
2 819 (17.68%) MS Office
3 51 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.50%) MS Project
6 13 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 7 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.043%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.043%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.043%) Siemens NX
9 2 (0.043%) SketchUp
9 2 (0.043%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.022%) Revit
Business Applications
1 109 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.32%) SAP Business One
4 11 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.15%) ReMetrica
7 6 (0.13%) Bankmaster
7 6 (0.13%) Infor M3
7 6 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
9 4 (0.086%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.086%) Eikon
9 4 (0.086%) Infor SunSystems
9 4 (0.086%) Magento
10 3 (0.065%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.065%) Exstream
10 3 (0.065%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.065%) Visualfiles
11 2 (0.043%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 719 (15.52%) Office 365
2 451 (9.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 168 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
4 63 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
5 58 (1.25%) IaaS
6 27 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 27 (0.58%) PaaS
7 25 (0.54%) Amazon S3
7 25 (0.54%) OneDrive
7 25 (0.54%) SaaS
8 24 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 24 (0.52%) Mimecast
9 19 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 18 (0.39%) Google Apps
11 13 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 11 (0.24%) GitHub
13 4 (0.086%) Azure Machine Learning
13 4 (0.086%) SoftLayer
13 4 (0.086%) Yammer
14 3 (0.065%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 786 (16.97%) Firewall
2 632 (13.64%) SAN
3 606 (13.08%) LAN
4 564 (12.18%) WAN
5 563 (12.15%) DNS
6 468 (10.10%) VPN
7 448 (9.67%) DHCP
8 407 (8.79%) TCP/IP
9 213 (4.60%) VoIP
10 160 (3.45%) VLAN
11 158 (3.41%) NAS
12 150 (3.24%) Internet
13 131 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
14 98 (2.12%) Skype
14 98 (2.12%) Wireless
15 94 (2.03%) Network Security
16 91 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
17 88 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
18 83 (1.79%) iSCSI
19 82 (1.77%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1504 (32.47%) SQL Server
2 335 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 314 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 269 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 266 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 161 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 160 (3.45%) Relational Database
8 151 (3.26%) SQL Server 2014
9 150 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 104 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
11 79 (1.71%) RDBMS
12 67 (1.45%) MySQL
13 49 (1.06%) Big Data
14 43 (0.93%) NoSQL
15 40 (0.86%) Power BI
16 39 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
17 37 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 36 (0.78%) MongoDB
18 36 (0.78%) Oracle Database
19 29 (0.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 143 (3.09%) Visual Studio
2 93 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 67 (1.45%) JIRA
4 40 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 36 (0.78%) Git (software)
5 36 (0.78%) NUnit
6 33 (0.71%) Moq
7 26 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
8 21 (0.45%) Subversion
9 19 (0.41%) TeamCity
10 14 (0.30%) Eclipse
11 12 (0.26%) MorphX
12 11 (0.24%) MSI
13 10 (0.22%) SoapUI
14 9 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 8 (0.17%) Jenkins
16 7 (0.15%) ProC
16 7 (0.15%) Selenium
17 5 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
17 5 (0.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 742 (16.02%) Finance
2 161 (3.48%) Retail
3 156 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 146 (3.15%) Banking
5 122 (2.63%) Legal
6 105 (2.27%) Marketing
7 80 (1.73%) Games
8 78 (1.68%) Law
9 75 (1.62%) Manufacturing
10 67 (1.45%) Advertising
11 58 (1.25%) Back Office
12 35 (0.76%) Billing
13 33 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
14 31 (0.67%) Investment Banking
15 27 (0.58%) Publishing
16 20 (0.43%) Electronics
16 20 (0.43%) French Language
17 19 (0.41%) Front Office
18 18 (0.39%) Japanese Language
19 12 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 815 (17.59%) Analyst
2 693 (14.96%) Developer
3 650 (14.03%) Support Engineer
4 476 (10.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 412 (8.89%) Support Analyst
6 374 (8.07%) .NET Developer
7 359 (7.75%) C# Developer
8 354 (7.64%) Consultant
9 350 (7.56%) 2nd Line Support
10 334 (7.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 323 (6.97%) IT Support
12 288 (6.22%) 3rd Line Support
12 288 (6.22%) Administrator
13 279 (6.02%) C# .NET Developer
14 230 (4.97%) Service Analyst
15 229 (4.94%) Service Desk Analyst
16 218 (4.71%) IT Engineer
17 198 (4.27%) DBA
17 198 (4.27%) Windows Engineer
18 192 (4.15%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 704 (15.20%) .NET
2 462 (9.97%) ASP.NET
3 358 (7.73%) HTML
4 335 (7.23%) CSS
5 282 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 268 (5.79%) Web Services
7 258 (5.57%) jQuery
8 172 (3.71%) WCF
9 149 (3.22%) .NET Framework
10 134 (2.89%) AngularJS
11 108 (2.33%) XML
12 106 (2.29%) HTML5
13 93 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 77 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web API
15 72 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 71 (1.53%) CSS3
17 66 (1.42%) WinForms
18 65 (1.40%) Ajax
19 63 (1.36%) Entity Framework
20 57 (1.23%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 353 (7.62%) Data Centre
2 309 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 294 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 222 (4.79%) Computer Science
5 208 (4.49%) Clustering
6 169 (3.65%) Replication
7 163 (3.52%) Driving Licence
8 146 (3.15%) Management Information System
9 88 (1.90%) iPhone
9 88 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
10 82 (1.77%) Smartphone
11 67 (1.45%) Private Cloud
12 66 (1.42%) Mobile App
13 64 (1.38%) iPad
14 54 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
14 54 (1.17%) Visualisation
15 53 (1.14%) User Experience
16 50 (1.08%) Mathematics
17 44 (0.95%) FMCG
18 41 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2919 (63.02%) Windows
2 1697 (36.64%) Windows Server
3 1050 (22.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1011 (21.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 745 (16.08%) Windows 7
6 480 (10.36%) Linux
7 431 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
8 430 (9.28%) Windows 8
9 201 (4.34%) Windows 10
10 193 (4.17%) Windows XP
11 167 (3.61%) Unix
12 129 (2.78%) Mac OS X
13 120 (2.59%) Android
14 83 (1.79%) Apple iOS
15 76 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 52 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
17 45 (0.97%) Mac OS
18 34 (0.73%) Windows Vista
19 29 (0.63%) CentOS
20 28 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1406 (30.35%) ITIL
2 393 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
3 362 (7.82%) MVC
4 292 (6.30%) Mentoring
5 272 (5.87%) Project Management
6 271 (5.85%) Migration
7 254 (5.48%) Service Management
8 243 (5.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 236 (5.09%) Service Delivery
10 229 (4.94%) Presales
11 194 (4.19%) ITIL V3
12 190 (4.10%) Scrum
13 181 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
14 174 (3.76%) High Availability
15 173 (3.73%) CRM
16 171 (3.69%) PRINCE2
17 145 (3.13%) OO
17 145 (3.13%) TDD
18 144 (3.11%) Problem Management
19 131 (2.83%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1184 (25.56%) SQL
2 662 (14.29%) C#
3 444 (9.59%) JavaScript
4 439 (9.48%) PowerShell
5 334 (7.21%) T-SQL
6 114 (2.46%) VB.NET
7 111 (2.40%) C
8 109 (2.35%) VB
9 99 (2.14%) Java
10 81 (1.75%) C++
11 76 (1.64%) VBScript
12 71 (1.53%) Python
13 48 (1.04%) Bash Shell
14 45 (0.97%) PHP
15 44 (0.95%) Perl
16 30 (0.65%) Shell Script
17 25 (0.54%) Ruby
18 24 (0.52%) VBA
19 21 (0.45%) VB6
20 19 (0.41%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2420 (52.25%) MCSE
2 1272 (27.46%) MCSA
3 931 (20.10%) Cisco Certification
4 910 (19.65%) MCITP
5 810 (17.49%) CCNA
6 796 (17.18%) Degree
7 745 (16.08%) MCP
8 556 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 459 (9.91%) MCTS
10 262 (5.66%) MCDST
11 243 (5.25%) Citrix Certification
12 239 (5.16%) ITIL Certification
13 225 (4.86%) Security Cleared
14 208 (4.49%) MCSD
15 206 (4.45%) CCNP
16 167 (3.61%) CCA
17 137 (2.96%) A+ Certification
18 131 (2.83%) SC Cleared
19 108 (2.33%) CISSP
20 107 (2.31%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 401 (8.66%) SLA
2 88 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (1.17%) PCI DSS
4 48 (1.04%) QA
5 17 (0.37%) Solvency II
6 15 (0.32%) COBIT
7 12 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.24%) ISO27002
9 9 (0.19%) Data Quality
10 8 (0.17%) HIPAA
10 8 (0.17%) P3O
11 5 (0.11%) HL7
11 5 (0.11%) RMADS
11 5 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.086%) COSO
13 3 (0.065%) DICOM
14 2 (0.043%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 2 (0.043%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.022%) BS7799
15 1 (0.022%) TickIT
System Software
1 2101 (45.36%) Active Directory
2 1048 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 735 (15.87%) Hyper-V
4 348 (7.51%) XenApp
5 340 (7.34%) vSphere
6 157 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
7 153 (3.30%) XenDesktop
8 97 (2.09%) Terminal Services
8 97 (2.09%) VMware ESX
9 70 (1.51%) XenServer
10 46 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 39 (0.84%) Terminal Server
12 38 (0.82%) vCloud
13 37 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
14 36 (0.78%) NFS
15 33 (0.71%) Xen
16 26 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
17 20 (0.43%) BitLocker
17 20 (0.43%) Firmware
18 18 (0.39%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 468 (10.10%) SCCM
2 280 (6.04%) SCOM
3 160 (3.45%) Backup Exec
4 108 (2.33%) WSUS
5 65 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
6 57 (1.23%) SCVMM
7 49 (1.06%) Nagios
8 46 (0.99%) NetBackup
9 44 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 37 (0.80%) SCOrch
11 29 (0.63%) Windows Intune
12 27 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
12 27 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
13 26 (0.56%) Puppet
14 23 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 22 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 22 (0.47%) vMotion
16 21 (0.45%) Nessus
17 19 (0.41%) DameWare
18 17 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3679 (79.43%) Microsoft
2 1704 (36.79%) VMware
3 1089 (23.51%) Cisco
4 1038 (22.41%) Citrix
5 502 (10.84%) HP
6 244 (5.27%) NetApp
7 214 (4.62%) Dell
8 203 (4.38%) Oracle
9 194 (4.19%) Apple
10 167 (3.61%) Symantec
11 139 (3.00%) EMC
12 136 (2.94%) IBM
13 120 (2.59%) Avaya
14 114 (2.46%) Veeam
15 111 (2.40%) SolarWinds
16 109 (2.35%) Juniper
17 106 (2.29%) Red Hat
18 103 (2.22%) CheckPoint
19 86 (1.86%) Sophos
20 74 (1.60%) Google
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bonus + Microsoft accreditation
Posted: 1 hour ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Dunsdon Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + 25 days holiday, BUPA, Life assura
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + 25 days Holiday + Great career pro
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + fantastic pension and holiday package
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wareham, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £26,000 to £28,000 per annum 33days hols,parking,pension+more
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 5% Annual Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Dunsdon Rose
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Gym + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £17500 - £20000 per annum + 23 days, Pension,bonus, shares
Posted: 4 days ago