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

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
England / London
Rank 199 150 106
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -44
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 564 897 1187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.69% 2.21% 2.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.16% 8.50% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 481 792 1028
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7878 10551 10657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.58% 25.96% 25.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6366 8837 8680
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 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
City of London -12 115 £41,000 -8.88% 17
Docklands, London +7 11 £44,000 +29.88%
Croydon +6 6 £28,000 -44.69% 1
Uxbridge 0 5 - - 1
Brentford 0 2 £34,500 -1.42%
Westminster -2 2 £36,268 - 1
Chiswick - 2 £41,250 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames +15 1 £42,500 +54.54%
Twickenham +1 1 £28,500 -24.00%
Canary Wharf -12 1 £60,000 -
Bexley - 1 £45,000 -
Hendon - 1 £21,000 -
Rainham - 1 £27,500 -
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 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 London region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 937 (76.06%) Microsoft
2 736 (59.74%) Windows
3 595 (48.30%) MCSE
4 562 (45.62%) Active Directory
5 442 (35.88%) VMware
6 391 (31.74%) Windows Server
7 356 (28.90%) ITIL
8 344 (27.92%) MS Excel
9 334 (27.11%) SQL Server
10 304 (24.68%) Cisco
11 292 (23.70%) VMware Infrastructure
12 280 (22.73%) MCSA
13 278 (22.56%) Office 365
14 268 (21.75%) MCP
15 265 (21.51%) SQL
16 257 (20.86%) Microsoft Azure
17 246 (19.97%) Citrix
18 238 (19.32%) Windows Server 2008
19 236 (19.16%) MS Exchange
20 232 (18.83%) Windows Server 2012
21 226 (18.34%) Hyper-V
22 220 (17.86%) Degree
23 210 (17.05%) Firewall
24 204 (16.56%) Cisco Certification
25 201 (16.31%) Windows 7
26 196 (15.91%) SCCM
27 191 (15.50%) Finance
28 188 (15.26%) MCITP
29 186 (15.10%) .NET
30 174 (14.12%) MS Office

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
1 236 (19.16%) MS Exchange
2 133 (10.80%) SharePoint
3 124 (10.06%) Skype for Business
4 116 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 95 (7.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 77 (6.25%) IIS
7 42 (3.41%) Apache
8 30 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 24 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
10 22 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
11 20 (1.62%) Tomcat
12 18 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
13 16 (1.30%) Confluence
13 16 (1.30%) OpenStack
13 16 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
14 14 (1.14%) ArcGIS
15 13 (1.06%) CMS
15 13 (1.06%) SAS
15 13 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
16 10 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 344 (27.92%) MS Excel
2 174 (14.12%) MS Office
3 21 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.81%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.24%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.081%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.16%) Eikon
4 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.081%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 278 (22.56%) Office 365
2 257 (20.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 118 (9.58%) Amazon AWS
4 48 (3.90%) SaaS
5 30 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 30 (2.44%) IaaS
6 28 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (1.62%) PaaS
8 13 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (0.81%) Mimecast
10 6 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
11 5 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.41%) Yammer
12 3 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 3 (0.24%) G Suite
12 3 (0.24%) GitHub
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.16%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 210 (17.05%) Firewall
2 147 (11.93%) DNS
3 127 (10.31%) SAN
4 119 (9.66%) LAN
5 116 (9.42%) VPN
6 111 (9.01%) DHCP
6 111 (9.01%) WAN
7 85 (6.90%) VoIP
8 78 (6.33%) TCP/IP
9 72 (5.84%) Skype
10 44 (3.57%) VLAN
11 37 (3.00%) Internet
12 30 (2.44%) NAS
13 29 (2.35%) MPLS
14 27 (2.19%) IP Telephony
15 26 (2.11%) Network Security
16 25 (2.03%) Wireless
17 20 (1.62%) BGP
17 20 (1.62%) LDAP
18 18 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (27.11%) SQL Server
2 117 (9.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 105 (8.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 80 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 64 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 64 (5.19%) SQL Server 2014
6 60 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
7 57 (4.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 55 (4.46%) Big Data
9 42 (3.41%) Power BI
10 25 (2.03%) QlikView
10 25 (2.03%) Relational Database
11 22 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
12 20 (1.62%) OLTP
13 19 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
14 18 (1.46%) GIS
15 15 (1.22%) Oracle Database
16 14 (1.14%) Data Mining
16 14 (1.14%) MongoDB
16 14 (1.14%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 43 (3.49%) Visual Studio
2 31 (2.52%) Rhino Mocks
3 27 (2.19%) Moq
3 27 (2.19%) NUnit
4 23 (1.87%) JIRA
5 22 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (0.81%) ClearCase
6 10 (0.81%) Eclipse
7 8 (0.65%) MSI
8 7 (0.57%) MorphX
9 6 (0.49%) Git (software)
9 6 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.49%) WiX
10 4 (0.32%) Subversion
11 2 (0.16%) Ant
11 2 (0.16%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.16%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.081%) Selenium
12 1 (0.081%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 191 (15.50%) Finance
2 60 (4.87%) Banking
3 53 (4.30%) Legal
4 42 (3.41%) Games
5 36 (2.92%) Telecoms
6 33 (2.68%) Retail
7 28 (2.27%) Law
8 26 (2.11%) Marketing
9 16 (1.30%) Publishing
10 15 (1.22%) Advertising
11 11 (0.89%) Billing
12 10 (0.81%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.73%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.41%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.24%) Back Office
15 3 (0.24%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.16%) Local Government
16 2 (0.16%) Music Industry
17 1 (0.081%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 174 (14.12%) Analyst
2 172 (13.96%) Support Engineer
3 139 (11.28%) Developer
4 111 (9.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 95 (7.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 93 (7.55%) Consultant
7 87 (7.06%) Architect
8 84 (6.82%) Administrator
9 72 (5.84%) Windows Engineer
10 71 (5.76%) Desktop Support
11 67 (5.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 66 (5.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 63 (5.11%) IT Support
14 61 (4.95%) Support Analyst
15 59 (4.79%) Server Engineer
16 57 (4.63%) Desktop Engineer
16 57 (4.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 55 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 55 (4.46%) IT Engineer
18 53 (4.30%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (15.10%) .NET
2 82 (6.66%) ASP.NET
3 73 (5.93%) .NET Framework
3 73 (5.93%) Web Services
4 54 (4.38%) HTML
5 49 (3.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 39 (3.17%) NHibernate
7 35 (2.84%) LINQ
8 34 (2.76%) jQuery
9 30 (2.44%) XML
10 29 (2.35%) MDX
11 28 (2.27%) WCF
12 27 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 27 (2.19%) REST
13 24 (1.95%) CSS
14 22 (1.79%) Middleware
15 18 (1.46%) AngularJS
15 18 (1.46%) HTML5
16 16 (1.30%) Ajax
17 14 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 118 (9.58%) Data Centre
2 106 (8.60%) Computer Science
3 64 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (5.19%) Blackberry
4 49 (3.98%) Clustering
5 43 (3.49%) Video Conferencing
6 39 (3.17%) Client/Server
6 39 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 34 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
8 32 (2.60%) Fintech
8 32 (2.60%) Public Cloud
9 31 (2.52%) Replication
10 28 (2.27%) Smartphone
11 22 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (1.54%) User Experience
13 16 (1.30%) iPhone
14 15 (1.22%) PKI
14 15 (1.22%) Private Cloud
15 12 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
16 10 (0.81%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 736 (59.74%) Windows
2 391 (31.74%) Windows Server
3 238 (19.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 232 (18.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 201 (16.31%) Windows 7
6 122 (9.90%) Linux
7 100 (8.12%) Windows 8
8 99 (8.04%) Windows 10
9 63 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 39 (3.17%) Mac OS X
11 34 (2.76%) Android
12 27 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 27 (2.19%) Unix
13 18 (1.46%) Ubuntu
14 16 (1.30%) Mac OS
15 15 (1.22%) Solaris
15 15 (1.22%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.81%) Apple iOS
17 8 (0.65%) CentOS
17 8 (0.65%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (28.90%) ITIL
2 146 (11.85%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
4 97 (7.87%) Migration
5 81 (6.57%) Project Management
6 80 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 80 (6.49%) Scrum
7 79 (6.41%) Presales
8 74 (6.01%) MVC
9 59 (4.79%) CRM
10 56 (4.55%) PRINCE2
11 53 (4.30%) DevOps
11 53 (4.30%) Mentoring
12 52 (4.22%) Service Delivery
13 51 (4.14%) Service Management
14 46 (3.73%) TDD
15 45 (3.65%) Data Management
15 45 (3.65%) High Availability
15 45 (3.65%) Performance Tuning
15 45 (3.65%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 265 (21.51%) SQL
2 148 (12.01%) C#
3 140 (11.36%) PowerShell
4 106 (8.60%) T-SQL
5 68 (5.52%) JavaScript
6 35 (2.84%) VB.NET
7 29 (2.35%) Java
8 27 (2.19%) C
9 23 (1.87%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 19 (1.54%) VBScript
11 18 (1.46%) VB
12 16 (1.30%) PHP
13 15 (1.22%) R
14 12 (0.97%) Python
15 10 (0.81%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.73%) C++
16 9 (0.73%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.65%) Perl
18 7 (0.57%) X++
19 3 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 595 (48.30%) MCSE
2 280 (22.73%) MCSA
3 268 (21.75%) MCP
4 220 (17.86%) Degree
5 204 (16.56%) Cisco Certification
6 188 (15.26%) MCITP
7 162 (13.15%) CCNA
8 102 (8.28%) MCTS
9 101 (8.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 60 (4.87%) CCNP
11 59 (4.79%) MCSD
12 52 (4.22%) ITIL Certification
13 46 (3.73%) MCDST
14 42 (3.41%) Security Cleared
15 29 (2.35%) MCAD
16 25 (2.03%) DV Cleared
17 24 (1.95%) A+ Certification
18 22 (1.79%) JNCIA
19 19 (1.54%) JNCIP
20 18 (1.46%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (6.66%) SLA
2 38 (3.08%) QA
3 19 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.32%) COBIT
6 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.16%) MiFID
7 2 (0.16%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.081%) GCP
8 1 (0.081%) PMBOK
System Software
1 562 (45.62%) Active Directory
2 292 (23.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 226 (18.34%) Hyper-V
4 67 (5.44%) XenApp
5 64 (5.19%) vSphere
6 31 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
7 28 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
8 23 (1.87%) XenDesktop
9 22 (1.79%) VMware ESX
10 12 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (0.97%) NFS
11 10 (0.81%) XenServer
12 9 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (0.73%) VMware Server
13 8 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.57%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.49%) Xen
16 5 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 5 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
17 4 (0.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 196 (15.91%) SCCM
2 64 (5.19%) SCOM
3 44 (3.57%) WSUS
4 30 (2.44%) NetBackup
5 22 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
6 21 (1.70%) SCVMM
7 19 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
8 17 (1.38%) Backup Exec
9 15 (1.22%) Puppet
10 13 (1.06%) AirWatch
11 12 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 12 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
12 10 (0.81%) SCOrch
13 9 (0.73%) Nagios
14 8 (0.65%) Ansible
14 8 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
15 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
15 6 (0.49%) Salt
16 5 (0.41%) FortiGate
16 5 (0.41%) SCSM
Vendors
1 937 (76.06%) Microsoft
2 442 (35.88%) VMware
3 304 (24.68%) Cisco
4 246 (19.97%) Citrix
5 105 (8.52%) HP
6 88 (7.14%) Oracle
7 81 (6.57%) NetApp
8 60 (4.87%) EMC
9 55 (4.46%) Apple
10 51 (4.14%) Dell
11 36 (2.92%) Google
11 36 (2.92%) Juniper
12 28 (2.27%) Meraki
12 28 (2.27%) Tableau
13 25 (2.03%) Veeam
14 22 (1.79%) Red Hat
14 22 (1.79%) Symantec
15 21 (1.70%) Avaya
15 21 (1.70%) SonicWALL
16 20 (1.62%) Lumension
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £80,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits + Projects
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £58000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000 plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Cardonet
Salary: From £19,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Cardonet
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Cardonet
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + Bonus + MCSD Training + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
techUK
Salary: From £37,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
East London
Clifford Chance London Limited
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 20 days ago
London
VIT
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
South West London
XLN Telecom
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum + flex bens incl bonus BUPA, pension
Posted: 13 days ago