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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
UK / England
Rank 155 118 93
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -25
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1600 2505 3104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.03% 2.62% 3.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.24% 9.48% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 2193 2738
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,550 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
19418 26417 26943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.68% 27.64% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15442 21419 21641
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £67,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -45 565 £44,000 +3.52% 61
South East -27 358 £36,500 -8.75% 45
East of England -1 157 £40,000 +23.07% 15
Yorkshire +23 124 £35,000 -3.44% 19
North West -65 119 £39,000 +20.00% 32
West Midlands -28 93 £37,000 -7.50% 20
South West -58 85 £37,500 +10.29% 10
East Midlands +3 81 £42,500 +6.25% 15
North East +19 27 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
Microsoft Certification
UK

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 England region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 2821 (77.61%) Microsoft
2 2189 (60.22%) Windows
3 1844 (50.73%) MCSE
4 1671 (45.97%) Active Directory
5 1365 (37.55%) VMware
6 1271 (34.97%) Windows Server
7 1203 (33.09%) MS Excel
8 1102 (30.32%) SQL Server
9 1016 (27.95%) ITIL
10 970 (26.69%) MCSA
11 898 (24.70%) SQL
12 861 (23.69%) VMware Infrastructure
13 823 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 808 (22.23%) MS Exchange
15 796 (21.90%) Windows Server 2008
16 793 (21.82%) Cisco
17 747 (20.55%) Office 365
18 737 (20.28%) Cisco Certification
19 689 (18.95%) Hyper-V
20 685 (18.84%) MCP
21 628 (17.28%) Firewall
22 626 (17.22%) CCNA
23 593 (16.31%) Citrix
24 589 (16.20%) Degree
25 575 (15.82%) MCITP
26 543 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
27 531 (14.61%) Windows 7
28 515 (14.17%) .NET
29 512 (14.09%) DNS
30 480 (13.20%) 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
1 808 (22.23%) MS Exchange
2 370 (10.18%) SharePoint
3 362 (9.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 315 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 248 (6.82%) Skype for Business
6 224 (6.16%) IIS
7 124 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 78 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 72 (1.98%) Apache
10 53 (1.46%) Tomcat
11 46 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
12 40 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
13 35 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
14 29 (0.80%) SAS
15 26 (0.72%) CMS
16 22 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
16 22 (0.61%) WebSphere
17 20 (0.55%) Confluence
17 20 (0.55%) IBM Notes
18 18 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1203 (33.09%) MS Excel
2 467 (12.85%) MS Office
3 46 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 45 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.11%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.055%) MS Project
9 1 (0.028%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.028%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 73 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.17%) Sage 1000
5 4 (0.11%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.083%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.083%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.055%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.055%) Eikon
7 2 (0.055%) Magento
7 2 (0.055%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.055%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.055%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.028%) Bankmaster
8 1 (0.028%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.028%) Sage 300 ERP
8 1 (0.028%) SystmOne
8 1 (0.028%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 747 (20.55%) Office 365
2 543 (14.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 185 (5.09%) Amazon AWS
4 96 (2.64%) SaaS
5 74 (2.04%) IaaS
6 63 (1.73%) PaaS
7 54 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
8 52 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
9 20 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (0.55%) Mimecast
10 15 (0.41%) G Suite
11 12 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.25%) Yammer
13 6 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
13 6 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.14%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.14%) CloudFront
14 5 (0.14%) OneDrive
15 4 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 628 (17.28%) Firewall
2 512 (14.09%) DNS
3 457 (12.57%) LAN
3 457 (12.57%) SAN
4 443 (12.19%) WAN
5 407 (11.20%) DHCP
6 339 (9.33%) TCP/IP
7 287 (7.90%) VPN
8 188 (5.17%) VoIP
9 154 (4.24%) Skype
10 123 (3.38%) VLAN
11 118 (3.25%) Internet
12 89 (2.45%) Wireless
13 81 (2.23%) Network Security
14 72 (1.98%) NAS
15 68 (1.87%) MPLS
16 65 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
17 56 (1.54%) Unified Communications
18 52 (1.43%) HTTP
19 48 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1102 (30.32%) SQL Server
2 346 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 295 (8.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 286 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 200 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 163 (4.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 131 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 119 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
9 116 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 99 (2.72%) Relational Database
11 85 (2.34%) Big Data
12 62 (1.71%) MySQL
13 53 (1.46%) RDBMS
14 47 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
15 45 (1.24%) Power BI
16 35 (0.96%) MongoDB
17 34 (0.94%) OLTP
18 32 (0.88%) OLAP
18 32 (0.88%) QlikView
19 27 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 122 (3.36%) Visual Studio
2 111 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 54 (1.49%) JIRA
4 31 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
5 29 (0.80%) NUnit
6 27 (0.74%) Moq
7 24 (0.66%) Git (software)
8 23 (0.63%) MSI
9 9 (0.25%) ClearCase
9 9 (0.25%) Eclipse
9 9 (0.25%) MorphX
10 8 (0.22%) InstallShield
10 8 (0.22%) Redmine
11 6 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.17%) Selenium
11 6 (0.17%) WiX
12 5 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.14%) Bitbucket
12 5 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (0.14%) WinDbg
General
1 472 (12.98%) Finance
2 119 (3.27%) Telecoms
3 98 (2.70%) Legal
4 79 (2.17%) Banking
4 79 (2.17%) Games
5 70 (1.93%) Retail
6 57 (1.57%) Advertising
6 57 (1.57%) Marketing
7 36 (0.99%) Law
8 29 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 24 (0.66%) Automotive
9 24 (0.66%) Billing
10 18 (0.50%) Multimedia
11 17 (0.47%) Publishing
12 16 (0.44%) Spanish Language
13 15 (0.41%) Back Office
14 14 (0.39%) Financial Institution
15 12 (0.33%) French Language
16 10 (0.28%) Investment Banking
16 10 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 555 (15.27%) Support Engineer
2 493 (13.56%) Analyst
3 452 (12.43%) Developer
4 387 (10.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 260 (7.15%) Consultant
6 255 (7.02%) IT Support
7 248 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
8 241 (6.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 237 (6.52%) Support Analyst
10 221 (6.08%) Administrator
11 220 (6.05%) Architect
12 200 (5.50%) DBA
13 194 (5.34%) SQL DBA
14 185 (5.09%) IT Engineer
14 185 (5.09%) Windows Engineer
15 180 (4.95%) .NET Developer
16 166 (4.57%) C# Developer
17 160 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support
18 156 (4.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 151 (4.15%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 515 (14.17%) .NET
2 314 (8.64%) ASP.NET
3 206 (5.67%) HTML
4 166 (4.57%) CSS
4 166 (4.57%) Web Services
5 163 (4.48%) .NET Framework
6 144 (3.96%) jQuery
7 142 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 106 (2.92%) WCF
9 93 (2.56%) XML
10 84 (2.31%) AngularJS
11 67 (1.84%) Entity Framework
12 62 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web API
13 58 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 54 (1.49%) REST
15 52 (1.43%) KnockoutJS
16 51 (1.40%) LINQ
17 50 (1.38%) HTML5
18 45 (1.24%) Ajax
18 45 (1.24%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 358 (9.85%) Data Centre
2 280 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
3 223 (6.13%) Computer Science
4 151 (4.15%) Clustering
5 116 (3.19%) Driving Licence
6 104 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 100 (2.75%) Replication
8 91 (2.50%) Blackberry
9 72 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
10 71 (1.95%) Client/Server
11 69 (1.90%) Public Cloud
12 66 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
13 45 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
14 42 (1.16%) Private Cloud
15 39 (1.07%) PKI
15 39 (1.07%) User Experience
16 37 (1.02%) Fintech
17 35 (0.96%) iPhone
18 33 (0.91%) Smartphone
19 30 (0.83%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2189 (60.22%) Windows
2 1271 (34.97%) Windows Server
3 823 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 796 (21.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 531 (14.61%) Windows 7
6 359 (9.88%) Linux
7 272 (7.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 250 (6.88%) Windows 8
9 244 (6.71%) Windows 10
10 94 (2.59%) Unix
11 84 (2.31%) Mac OS X
12 73 (2.01%) Android
13 64 (1.76%) Windows XP
14 55 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 48 (1.32%) Apple iOS
16 38 (1.05%) Mac OS
17 33 (0.91%) CentOS
18 28 (0.77%) Ubuntu
19 26 (0.72%) Solaris
20 21 (0.58%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1016 (27.95%) ITIL
2 372 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
3 273 (7.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 240 (6.60%) Migration
5 228 (6.27%) MVC
6 221 (6.08%) High Availability
7 197 (5.42%) Presales
8 189 (5.20%) Project Management
9 184 (5.06%) Service Management
10 179 (4.92%) Mentoring
11 177 (4.87%) Business Intelligence
12 176 (4.84%) Service Delivery
13 174 (4.79%) Scrum
14 162 (4.46%) Performance Tuning
15 145 (3.99%) ITIL V3
16 135 (3.71%) PRINCE2
17 133 (3.66%) Problem Management
18 131 (3.60%) CRM
19 130 (3.58%) Time Management
20 110 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 898 (24.70%) SQL
2 480 (13.20%) C#
3 419 (11.53%) PowerShell
4 295 (8.12%) T-SQL
5 248 (6.82%) JavaScript
6 103 (2.83%) VB.NET
7 82 (2.26%) C
8 76 (2.09%) VBScript
9 67 (1.84%) Python
9 67 (1.84%) VB
10 60 (1.65%) C++
11 57 (1.57%) Java
12 54 (1.49%) Perl
13 44 (1.21%) PHP
14 31 (0.85%) Bash Shell
15 30 (0.83%) R
16 25 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 22 (0.61%) PL/SQL
17 22 (0.61%) TypeScript
18 21 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1844 (50.73%) MCSE
2 970 (26.69%) MCSA
3 737 (20.28%) Cisco Certification
4 685 (18.84%) MCP
5 626 (17.22%) CCNA
6 589 (16.20%) Degree
7 575 (15.82%) MCITP
8 369 (10.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 261 (7.18%) MCTS
10 225 (6.19%) Security Cleared
11 152 (4.18%) CCNP
12 140 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
13 138 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
14 123 (3.38%) MCSD
15 120 (3.30%) SC Cleared
16 119 (3.27%) A+ Certification
17 102 (2.81%) CISSP
18 94 (2.59%) MCDST
19 87 (2.39%) Network+ Certification
20 85 (2.34%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (7.70%) SLA
2 75 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 68 (1.87%) QA
4 56 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.19%) COBIT
6 7 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.11%) WAI
7 4 (0.11%) WCAG
8 2 (0.055%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.055%) MiFID
8 2 (0.055%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.028%) GCP
9 1 (0.028%) GPG13
9 1 (0.028%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1671 (45.97%) Active Directory
2 861 (23.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 689 (18.95%) Hyper-V
4 229 (6.30%) vSphere
5 214 (5.89%) XenApp
6 81 (2.23%) XenDesktop
7 79 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
8 72 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
8 72 (1.98%) VMware ESX
9 53 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
10 51 (1.40%) Terminal Services
11 30 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
12 27 (0.74%) vCloud
12 27 (0.74%) VMware Server
13 24 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 22 (0.61%) NFS
14 22 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
15 19 (0.52%) Docker
15 19 (0.52%) Samba
16 18 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 412 (11.33%) SCCM
2 181 (4.98%) SCOM
3 90 (2.48%) WSUS
4 57 (1.57%) Backup Exec
5 46 (1.27%) NetBackup
6 45 (1.24%) Puppet
7 41 (1.13%) AirWatch
8 40 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
9 33 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
10 29 (0.80%) Failover Clustering
10 29 (0.80%) SCVMM
11 23 (0.63%) Nagios
11 23 (0.63%) SCOrch
12 21 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 20 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
14 19 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
15 17 (0.47%) Ansible
16 13 (0.36%) SCSM
16 13 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 12 (0.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2821 (77.61%) Microsoft
2 1365 (37.55%) VMware
3 793 (21.82%) Cisco
4 593 (16.31%) Citrix
5 342 (9.41%) HP
6 196 (5.39%) NetApp
7 157 (4.32%) Oracle
8 149 (4.10%) Dell
9 125 (3.44%) Apple
10 113 (3.11%) EMC
11 109 (3.00%) Veeam
12 82 (2.26%) Red Hat
13 70 (1.93%) Avaya
14 68 (1.87%) SolarWinds
15 67 (1.84%) Google
16 65 (1.79%) Juniper
17 52 (1.43%) Symantec
18 50 (1.38%) IBM
19 45 (1.24%) Meraki
20 44 (1.21%) SonicWALL
London
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
nGeneration Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 21 hours ago
East London
PRI
Salary: Up to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + MCES training
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Fantastic company
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 13 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £36 - £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent training opportunities
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago