The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 178 119 97
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 817 1161 1544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.94% 2.61% 3.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.65% 9.95% 12.25%
Number of salaries quoted 689 1011 1382
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Microsoft Certification
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10679 11669 12608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.37% 26.22% 25.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8895 9575 10240
Median salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the 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 London

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in London

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in London

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in London

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in London

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the London 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
City of London -49 148 £45,000 -5.26% 21
Feltham +7 11 £57,500 +109.09%
Croydon -13 9 £50,000 +66.66%
Sidcup - 7 £22,500 -
Twickenham +11 6 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Uxbridge +6 5 £41,500 +80.43% 1
Surbiton +6 4 £45,000 +80.00%
New Malden - 4 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf -11 3 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +5 2 £37,500 -34.78%
Romford 0 2 £32,500 -13.33%
Mayfair -5 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Chiswick -7 2 £29,750 -33.88%
Chessington +6 1 £19,500 -56.66%
Bromley -1 1 £40,457 +47.11%
Greenford - 1 £53,500 -
Greenwich - 1 £33,500 -
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 1330 (77.46%) Microsoft
2 1125 (65.52%) Windows
3 973 (56.67%) MCSE
4 821 (47.82%) Active Directory
5 668 (38.91%) Windows Server
6 604 (35.18%) VMware
7 579 (33.72%) ITIL
8 542 (31.57%) MS Excel
9 531 (30.93%) SQL Server
10 479 (27.90%) MCSA
11 452 (26.32%) Citrix
11 452 (26.32%) Finance
12 445 (25.92%) MS Exchange
13 442 (25.74%) Cisco
14 414 (24.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 410 (23.88%) SQL
16 399 (23.24%) Windows Server 2012
17 378 (22.02%) Cisco Certification
18 353 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
19 351 (20.44%) MCITP
20 334 (19.45%) Windows 7
21 329 (19.16%) MS Office
22 324 (18.87%) Firewall
23 312 (18.17%) Degree
24 311 (18.11%) CCNA
25 276 (16.07%) MCP
26 254 (14.79%) Exchange Server 2010
27 240 (13.98%) Hyper-V
28 227 (13.22%) .NET
29 219 (12.75%) SharePoint

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 445 (25.92%) MS Exchange
2 254 (14.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 219 (12.75%) SharePoint
4 169 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 132 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 131 (7.63%) IIS
7 126 (7.34%) Skype for Business
8 50 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 47 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 45 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2003
11 37 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
12 30 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
13 26 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
14 20 (1.16%) Apache
15 17 (0.99%) Confluence
15 17 (0.99%) Office Communications Server
16 15 (0.87%) Tomcat
17 12 (0.70%) Apache Pig
17 12 (0.70%) CMS
18 7 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 542 (31.57%) MS Excel
2 329 (19.16%) MS Office
3 12 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.64%) MS Project
4 11 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.52%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.41%) Acrobat
6 7 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.058%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.058%) Revit
Business Applications
1 34 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.35%) Bankmaster
5 5 (0.29%) ReMetrica
6 4 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.23%) Eikon
6 4 (0.23%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.17%) Infor SunSystems
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.17%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.12%) Lorenzo
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.058%) CaseMap
9 1 (0.058%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.058%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 199 (11.59%) Office 365
2 133 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (1.34%) Mimecast
5 18 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 11 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 10 (0.58%) OneDrive
9 9 (0.52%) IaaS
10 7 (0.41%) Google Apps
11 5 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.29%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.29%) GitHub
12 3 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
12 3 (0.17%) PaaS
12 3 (0.17%) SaaS
13 2 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.12%) Dropbox
13 2 (0.12%) Yammer
14 1 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 324 (18.87%) Firewall
2 215 (12.52%) SAN
3 204 (11.88%) DNS
3 204 (11.88%) LAN
4 203 (11.82%) VPN
5 182 (10.60%) WAN
6 152 (8.85%) DHCP
7 142 (8.27%) TCP/IP
8 67 (3.90%) MPLS
9 66 (3.84%) Internet
10 61 (3.55%) VoIP
11 55 (3.20%) Cisco ASA
12 49 (2.85%) Wireless
13 47 (2.74%) NAS
14 44 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
15 40 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
16 37 (2.15%) VLAN
17 33 (1.92%) Skype
18 29 (1.69%) Network Security
19 28 (1.63%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 531 (30.93%) SQL Server
2 168 (9.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 146 (8.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 142 (8.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 109 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 79 (4.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 76 (4.43%) SQL Server 2014
8 71 (4.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 64 (3.73%) Relational Database
10 47 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
11 37 (2.15%) MySQL
12 29 (1.69%) Big Data
13 24 (1.40%) Power BI
14 22 (1.28%) Oracle Database
15 21 (1.22%) GIS
15 21 (1.22%) NoSQL
15 21 (1.22%) Siebel EIM
16 20 (1.16%) QlikView
17 15 (0.87%) HDInsight
17 15 (0.87%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 38 (2.21%) JIRA
2 31 (1.81%) Visual Studio
3 29 (1.69%) Moq
3 29 (1.69%) NUnit
4 25 (1.46%) Rhino Mocks
5 17 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (0.82%) Git (software)
7 11 (0.64%) ProC
8 10 (0.58%) Subversion
8 10 (0.58%) TeamCity
9 8 (0.47%) MorphX
10 7 (0.41%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 4 (0.23%) Selenium
12 4 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.17%) MSI
13 3 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (0.12%) FxCop
14 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Blend
14 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 452 (26.32%) Finance
2 84 (4.89%) Banking
3 67 (3.90%) Legal
4 47 (2.74%) Games
4 47 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 43 (2.50%) Law
6 39 (2.27%) Retail
7 30 (1.75%) Marketing
8 25 (1.46%) Back Office
8 25 (1.46%) Investment Banking
9 20 (1.16%) Advertising
10 15 (0.87%) Billing
11 14 (0.82%) French Language
11 14 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.70%) Spanish Language
13 11 (0.64%) Japanese Language
14 6 (0.35%) Italian Language
15 5 (0.29%) Electronics
15 5 (0.29%) Publishing
16 4 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 332 (19.34%) Analyst
2 240 (13.98%) Support Engineer
3 207 (12.06%) Developer
4 177 (10.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 156 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 147 (8.56%) Support Analyst
7 146 (8.50%) Administrator
8 139 (8.10%) .NET Developer
9 126 (7.34%) 2nd Line Support
10 119 (6.93%) IT Support
11 110 (6.41%) C# Developer
11 110 (6.41%) Consultant
11 110 (6.41%) Service Desk Analyst
12 108 (6.29%) Windows Engineer
13 100 (5.82%) DBA
14 99 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
15 98 (5.71%) SQL DBA
16 96 (5.59%) Service Analyst
17 94 (5.47%) C# .NET Developer
18 87 (5.07%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (13.22%) .NET
2 166 (9.67%) ASP.NET
3 111 (6.46%) HTML
4 104 (6.06%) CSS
5 96 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 93 (5.42%) jQuery
7 86 (5.01%) Web Services
8 64 (3.73%) AngularJS
9 54 (3.15%) .NET Framework
10 51 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 40 (2.33%) HTML5
12 30 (1.75%) WinForms
13 29 (1.69%) CSS3
14 28 (1.63%) Ajax
14 28 (1.63%) XML
15 27 (1.57%) LINQ
16 26 (1.51%) NHibernate
17 25 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 24 (1.40%) MDX
19 22 (1.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 197 (11.47%) Blackberry
2 121 (7.05%) Data Centre
3 114 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
4 97 (5.65%) Clustering
5 78 (4.54%) Replication
6 77 (4.48%) iPhone
7 74 (4.31%) Computer Science
8 50 (2.91%) Management Information System
9 48 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
10 44 (2.56%) iPad
11 36 (2.10%) Visualisation
12 33 (1.92%) Hedge funds
13 29 (1.69%) Driving Licence
14 21 (1.22%) Smartphone
15 20 (1.16%) EMC VNX
15 20 (1.16%) Fat Client
15 20 (1.16%) Thin Client
16 19 (1.11%) Mobile App
17 18 (1.05%) Statistics
18 15 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1125 (65.52%) Windows
2 668 (38.91%) Windows Server
3 414 (24.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 399 (23.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 334 (19.45%) Windows 7
6 189 (11.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 186 (10.83%) Linux
8 145 (8.44%) Windows 8
9 91 (5.30%) Unix
10 74 (4.31%) Android
11 51 (2.97%) Windows 10
12 49 (2.85%) Windows XP
13 43 (2.50%) Mac OS X
14 32 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 31 (1.81%) Mac OS
16 24 (1.40%) Windows Phone
17 21 (1.22%) Apple iOS
17 21 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
18 18 (1.05%) Ubuntu
19 13 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 579 (33.72%) ITIL
2 181 (10.54%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (7.16%) Migration
4 118 (6.87%) Scrum
5 112 (6.52%) Service Management
6 111 (6.46%) MVC
7 105 (6.12%) Service Delivery
8 87 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
8 87 (5.07%) Presales
8 87 (5.07%) TDD
9 85 (4.95%) PRINCE2
10 75 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
11 72 (4.19%) Project Management
12 68 (3.96%) E-Commerce
13 65 (3.79%) Mentoring
14 63 (3.67%) Problem Management
15 61 (3.55%) Kalman Filter
16 59 (3.44%) Time Management
17 58 (3.38%) Change Control
17 58 (3.38%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 410 (23.88%) SQL
2 201 (11.71%) C#
3 188 (10.95%) PowerShell
4 144 (8.39%) JavaScript
5 72 (4.19%) T-SQL
6 42 (2.45%) C
7 33 (1.92%) VB
8 23 (1.34%) Python
9 22 (1.28%) VBScript
10 20 (1.16%) Bash Shell
10 20 (1.16%) Java
10 20 (1.16%) R
11 14 (0.82%) C++
12 12 (0.70%) Ruby
13 11 (0.64%) Shell Script
14 10 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 10 (0.58%) sed
14 10 (0.58%) VB.NET
15 9 (0.52%) Perl
15 9 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 973 (56.67%) MCSE
2 479 (27.90%) MCSA
3 378 (22.02%) Cisco Certification
4 351 (20.44%) MCITP
5 312 (18.17%) Degree
6 311 (18.11%) CCNA
7 276 (16.07%) MCP
8 190 (11.07%) MCTS
8 190 (11.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 116 (6.76%) CCNP
10 106 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
11 94 (5.47%) Citrix Certification
12 71 (4.14%) MCSD
13 69 (4.02%) MCDBA
13 69 (4.02%) MCDST
14 61 (3.55%) CCA
15 58 (3.38%) Security Cleared
16 56 (3.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 40 (2.33%) MCAD
18 39 (2.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (6.99%) SLA
2 40 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.11%) QA
5 18 (1.05%) Solvency II
6 5 (0.29%) COBIT
7 4 (0.23%) P3O
8 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.17%) HL7
9 2 (0.12%) DICOM
10 1 (0.058%) COSHH
10 1 (0.058%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.058%) ISO15022
10 1 (0.058%) ISO20022
System Software
1 821 (47.82%) Active Directory
2 353 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 240 (13.98%) Hyper-V
4 109 (6.35%) XenApp
5 97 (5.65%) vSphere
6 69 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
7 65 (3.79%) XenDesktop
8 41 (2.39%) VMware ESX
9 40 (2.33%) XenServer
10 29 (1.69%) NFS
11 28 (1.63%) Terminal Services
12 20 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (0.93%) Postfix
13 16 (0.93%) Terminal Server
14 10 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
15 9 (0.52%) BitLocker
15 9 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 9 (0.52%) Xen
16 7 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 6 (0.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 179 (10.43%) SCCM
2 108 (6.29%) SCOM
3 47 (2.74%) Backup Exec
4 32 (1.86%) SCVMM
5 18 (1.05%) Nagios
6 12 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (0.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 10 (0.58%) AirWatch
8 10 (0.58%) WSUS
9 8 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 8 (0.47%) ITRS Geneos
9 8 (0.47%) NetBackup
10 7 (0.41%) HAProxy
10 7 (0.41%) Kibana
11 6 (0.35%) Cacti
11 6 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
11 6 (0.35%) Pacemaker
11 6 (0.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 6 (0.35%) Windows Intune
11 6 (0.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1330 (77.46%) Microsoft
2 604 (35.18%) VMware
3 452 (26.32%) Citrix
4 442 (25.74%) Cisco
5 185 (10.77%) HP
6 122 (7.11%) Apple
7 93 (5.42%) Dell
8 83 (4.83%) Oracle
9 74 (4.31%) NetApp
10 70 (4.08%) CheckPoint
11 62 (3.61%) EMC
12 58 (3.38%) Avaya
13 56 (3.26%) Juniper
14 54 (3.15%) Symantec
15 42 (2.45%) SolarWinds
16 41 (2.39%) Google
17 40 (2.33%) SonicWALL
18 39 (2.27%) Mitel
19 38 (2.21%) Veeam
20 34 (1.98%) Sophos
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