The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certified Master in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certified Master over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Master (MCM)
Rank 859 879 835
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -44
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master 16 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.010% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.057% 0.038% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 18
Average salary £72,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £77,750 £72,000 £81,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
Microsoft Certified Master
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
28144 28934 26853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.23% 26.98% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 22825 22633 22038
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Microsoft Certified Master
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certified Master Jobs Demand Trend in England

Microsoft Certified Master
Salary Trend in England

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

Microsoft Certified Master Salary Trend in England

Microsoft Certified Master
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Microsoft Certified Master Salary Histogram in England

Microsoft Certified Master
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 10 £72,500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £52,500 -
North West - 2 £35,000 -
Microsoft Certified Master
UK

Microsoft Certified Master
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Microsoft Certified Master also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certified Master.

1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (75.00%) MCSE
2 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (75.00%) MCTS
3 16 (66.67%) MCITP
3 16 (66.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 15 (62.50%) Windows
4 15 (62.50%) VMware
5 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 14 (58.33%) MS Exchange
5 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (33.33%) Lync
8 8 (33.33%) AirWatch
8 8 (33.33%) Blackberry
8 8 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (29.17%) Zachman Framework
9 7 (29.17%) TOGAF
9 7 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (29.17%) Puppet
10 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (25.00%) MCPD
10 6 (25.00%) FTP

Microsoft Certified Master
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Microsoft Certified Master also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certified Master. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (58.33%) MS Exchange
1 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (33.33%) Lync
2 8 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (25.00%) IIS
3 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) FTP
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Server Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Zachman Framework
1 7 (29.17%) TOGAF
2 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
2 1 (4.17%) E-business
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (75.00%) MCTS
2 18 (75.00%) MCSE
3 16 (66.67%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 16 (66.67%) MCITP
4 6 (25.00%) MCPD
4 6 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 14 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) AirWatch
2 7 (29.17%) Puppet
2 7 (29.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (62.50%) VMware
3 6 (25.00%) HP
3 6 (25.00%) Dell
3 6 (25.00%) Intel