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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 108 78 85
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1192 1485 1595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.53% 3.37% 3.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.24% 13.39% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1066 1363 1418
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £63,350 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
11646 11087 12905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.74% 25.13% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9273 9061 11095
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
City of London +30 371 £44,500 -1.11% 33
Croydon -20 13 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Uxbridge -1 12 £27,500 -59.25% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -13 12 £40,000 +14.28%
Sidcup +8 9 £23,000 +2.22%
Barnet +2 7 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Teddington -3 6 £37,500 -21.05%
Wimbledon -6 5 £40,000 +33.33%
Bromley -33 5 £24,500 -24.61%
Wembley -6 4 £65,000 +66.66%
Hounslow -21 4 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Hammersmith +1 3 £35,000 -
Twickenham -1 2 £37,500 -2.59%
Harrow -14 2 £37,250 +61.95% 2
New Malden - 2 £42,500 -
Hayes +1 1 £40,000 +40.35% 1
Enfield -5 1 - - 2
Surbiton -5 1 £24,000 -5.88%
Orpington - 1 £32,500 -
Bexley - 1 £36,000 -
Mayfair - 1 £70,000 -
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification.

1 1894 (70.41%) Microsoft
2 1618 (60.15%) Windows
3 1195 (44.42%) MCSE
4 1059 (39.37%) Active Directory
5 998 (37.10%) SQL Server
6 884 (32.86%) VMware
7 825 (30.67%) MS Excel
8 735 (27.32%) MCITP
9 723 (26.88%) SQL
10 710 (26.39%) ITIL
11 693 (25.76%) MCP
12 689 (25.61%) MS Exchange
13 673 (25.02%) .NET
14 642 (23.87%) Finance
15 638 (23.72%) Windows Server 2008
16 600 (22.30%) C#
17 590 (21.93%) MCTS
18 589 (21.90%) Degree
19 585 (21.75%) VMware Infrastructure
20 533 (19.81%) Cisco
21 531 (19.74%) Citrix
22 491 (18.25%) MCSA
23 466 (17.32%) ASP.NET
24 463 (17.21%) Cisco Certification
25 457 (16.99%) DNS
26 439 (16.32%) SharePoint
27 423 (15.72%) Windows 7
28 413 (15.35%) CCNA
29 390 (14.50%) Exchange Server 2010
30 386 (14.35%) MS Office

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing Microsoft Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 689 (25.61%) MS Exchange
2 439 (16.32%) SharePoint
3 390 (14.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 218 (8.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 187 (6.95%) Lync
6 181 (6.73%) IIS
7 180 (6.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 154 (5.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 136 (5.06%) SharePoint 2013
10 125 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
11 122 (4.54%) Exchange Server 2003
12 96 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
13 64 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
14 30 (1.12%) Node.js
15 25 (0.93%) CMS
16 20 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
17 15 (0.56%) Tomcat
18 12 (0.45%) IBM Notes
18 12 (0.45%) WorkSite
19 11 (0.41%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 825 (30.67%) MS Excel
2 386 (14.35%) MS Office
3 49 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (1.64%) InfoPath
5 27 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.26%) MS Project
7 5 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.11%) FastStats
9 3 (0.11%) SPSS
10 2 (0.074%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.074%) Maya
10 2 (0.074%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.074%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 74 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.48%) SAP Business One
4 11 (0.41%) assyst
5 8 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.30%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.19%) Eikon
8 4 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
9 3 (0.11%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.074%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.074%) Bond Adapt
10 2 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.074%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.037%) Pivotal CRM
11 1 (0.037%) Visualfiles
11 1 (0.037%) Agresso
11 1 (0.037%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 168 (6.25%) Office 365
2 74 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.59%) SaaS
5 11 (0.41%) IaaS
6 9 (0.33%) PaaS
6 9 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.30%) Google Apps
8 7 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.19%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 457 (16.99%) DNS
2 362 (13.46%) Firewall
3 356 (13.23%) SAN
4 345 (12.83%) DHCP
5 314 (11.67%) LAN
6 301 (11.19%) TCP/IP
7 290 (10.78%) WAN
8 227 (8.44%) VPN
9 110 (4.09%) Internet
10 92 (3.42%) VoIP
11 90 (3.35%) NAS
12 57 (2.12%) Unified Communications
13 55 (2.04%) Wireless
14 54 (2.01%) Cisco ASA
15 47 (1.75%) VLAN
15 47 (1.75%) SMTP
16 45 (1.67%) NetScaler
17 44 (1.64%) SSL
18 42 (1.56%) Intranet
19 39 (1.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 998 (37.10%) SQL Server
2 300 (11.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 246 (9.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 197 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 179 (6.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 125 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 110 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
8 104 (3.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 35 (1.30%) OLAP
10 33 (1.23%) MySQL
10 33 (1.23%) OLTP
11 31 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
12 23 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 22 (0.82%) Relational Database
14 20 (0.74%) QlikView
15 16 (0.59%) NoSQL
16 13 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
17 12 (0.45%) DTS
18 10 (0.37%) RDBMS
19 9 (0.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 210 (7.81%) NUnit
2 202 (7.51%) Rhino Mocks
3 139 (5.17%) Subversion
4 124 (4.61%) Moq
5 111 (4.13%) Visual Studio
6 77 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 35 (1.30%) Git (software)
8 31 (1.15%) MSTest
9 16 (0.59%) Jenkins
10 14 (0.52%) MSBuild
11 9 (0.33%) MSI
12 8 (0.30%) CruiseControl
12 8 (0.30%) JIRA
13 7 (0.26%) Metasploit
14 6 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 5 (0.19%) WiX
16 4 (0.15%) Artifactory
16 4 (0.15%) Selenium
17 3 (0.11%) Dreamweaver
17 3 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 642 (23.87%) Finance
2 252 (9.37%) Banking
3 144 (5.35%) Law
4 118 (4.39%) Legal
5 117 (4.35%) Games
6 81 (3.01%) Advertising
7 79 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 79 (2.94%) Retail
7 79 (2.94%) Marketing
8 59 (2.19%) Investment Banking
9 26 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 20 (0.74%) Back Office
11 15 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 15 (0.56%) Music Industry
12 11 (0.41%) Publishing
13 10 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.33%) Billing
15 8 (0.30%) Electronics
15 8 (0.30%) Front Office
16 6 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 587 (21.82%) Developer
2 415 (15.43%) Analyst
3 312 (11.60%) .NET Developer
4 262 (9.74%) Support Engineer
5 224 (8.33%) Administrator
6 188 (6.99%) Support Analyst
7 180 (6.69%) C# Developer
8 169 (6.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 155 (5.76%) Consultant
10 145 (5.39%) 2nd Line Support
11 140 (5.20%) C# .NET Developer
12 137 (5.09%) Systems Engineer
13 124 (4.61%) 3rd Line Support
14 116 (4.31%) IT Support
15 113 (4.20%) Architect
16 108 (4.01%) Technical Support
17 103 (3.83%) Systems Administrator
18 98 (3.64%) DBA
19 96 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 95 (3.53%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 673 (25.02%) .NET
2 466 (17.32%) ASP.NET
3 333 (12.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 325 (12.08%) WCF
5 252 (9.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 243 (9.03%) .NET Framework
7 240 (8.92%) WPF
8 239 (8.88%) HTML
9 229 (8.51%) CSS
10 212 (7.88%) NHibernate
11 167 (6.21%) Razor View Engine
12 161 (5.99%) XML
13 146 (5.43%) Ajax
14 143 (5.32%) HTML5
15 134 (4.98%) jQuery
16 132 (4.91%) LINQ
17 116 (4.31%) Castle Windsor
18 109 (4.05%) Silverlight
19 88 (3.27%) WinForms
20 86 (3.20%) MonoRail
Miscellaneous
1 225 (8.36%) Blackberry
2 155 (5.76%) Computer Science
3 132 (4.91%) Clustering
4 83 (3.09%) Client/Server
5 71 (2.64%) Management Information System
6 63 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
7 61 (2.27%) Replication
8 51 (1.90%) iPhone
9 50 (1.86%) Inversion of Control
10 45 (1.67%) Tandem
11 42 (1.56%) Hedge funds
12 34 (1.26%) Statistics
13 33 (1.23%) EqualLogic
14 28 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
15 24 (0.89%) Derivative
16 22 (0.82%) Mathematics
17 21 (0.78%) Equities
18 17 (0.63%) Mobile App
19 16 (0.59%) Social Network
19 16 (0.59%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1618 (60.15%) Windows
2 638 (23.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 423 (15.72%) Windows 7
4 366 (13.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 319 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 244 (9.07%) Windows XP
7 232 (8.62%) Linux
8 98 (3.64%) Windows 8
9 63 (2.34%) UNIX
10 55 (2.04%) Android
11 36 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 31 (1.15%) Mac OS X
13 30 (1.12%) Windows Vista
14 29 (1.08%) Mac OS
15 21 (0.78%) Solaris
16 18 (0.67%) Windows 2000
17 17 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
18 15 (0.56%) Apple iOS
19 12 (0.45%) CentOS
20 8 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 710 (26.39%) ITIL
2 386 (14.35%) MVC
3 294 (10.93%) TDD
4 262 (9.74%) Scrum
5 227 (8.44%) Web Application Development
6 179 (6.65%) Business Intelligence
7 144 (5.35%) Project Management
8 138 (5.13%) BDD
9 130 (4.83%) OO
10 127 (4.72%) CRM
11 117 (4.35%) Kanban
12 115 (4.28%) Service Delivery
12 115 (4.28%) Migration
13 114 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
14 103 (3.83%) Service Management
15 97 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
16 96 (3.57%) PRINCE2
17 87 (3.23%) Change Management
17 87 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
18 85 (3.16%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 723 (26.88%) SQL
2 600 (22.30%) C#
3 251 (9.33%) JavaScript
4 212 (7.88%) PowerShell
5 206 (7.66%) T-SQL
6 73 (2.71%) VB
7 61 (2.27%) VBScript
8 59 (2.19%) VB.NET
9 40 (1.49%) Java
10 39 (1.45%) VBA
11 38 (1.41%) C++
12 23 (0.86%) Perl
13 22 (0.82%) Python
14 21 (0.78%) Ruby
15 11 (0.41%) C
16 10 (0.37%) R
17 8 (0.30%) MATLAB
18 7 (0.26%) Shell Script
19 6 (0.22%) PHP
20 5 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1195 (44.42%) MCSE
2 735 (27.32%) MCITP
3 693 (25.76%) MCP
4 590 (21.93%) MCTS
5 589 (21.90%) Degree
6 491 (18.25%) MCSA
7 463 (17.21%) Cisco Certification
8 413 (15.35%) CCNA
9 374 (13.90%) MCSD
10 322 (11.97%) MCAD
11 209 (7.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 96 (3.57%) MCDBA
13 93 (3.46%) Citrix Certification
13 93 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
14 92 (3.42%) MCDST
15 87 (3.23%) CCNP
16 55 (2.04%) A+ Certification
17 51 (1.90%) CCA
18 35 (1.30%) CISSP
19 34 (1.26%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (6.73%) SLA
2 55 (2.04%) QA
3 33 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.037%) Section 508
System Software
1 1059 (39.37%) Active Directory
2 585 (21.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 304 (11.30%) Hyper-V
4 188 (6.99%) XenApp
5 119 (4.42%) VMware ESX
6 117 (4.35%) vSphere
7 78 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
8 66 (2.45%) XenDesktop
9 51 (1.90%) XenServer
10 29 (1.08%) Terminal Services
11 22 (0.82%) Xen
12 21 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
13 18 (0.67%) UAG
14 16 (0.59%) vCloud
14 16 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
15 15 (0.56%) ISA Server
16 12 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 11 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 11 (0.41%) MetaFrame
18 10 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 222 (8.25%) SCCM
2 108 (4.01%) SCOM
3 75 (2.79%) Backup Exec
4 50 (1.86%) WSUS
5 31 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 28 (1.04%) NetBackup
7 27 (1.00%) SCVMM
8 23 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
9 18 (0.67%) Tivoli
9 18 (0.67%) SCSM
10 16 (0.59%) SCDPM
11 15 (0.56%) Puppet
12 12 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
12 12 (0.45%) ARCserve
13 8 (0.30%) SCOrch
14 6 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 6 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (0.22%) Nagios
14 6 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
14 6 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1894 (70.41%) Microsoft
2 884 (32.86%) VMware
3 533 (19.81%) Cisco
4 531 (19.74%) Citrix
5 236 (8.77%) HP
6 148 (5.50%) Symantec
7 126 (4.68%) Dell
8 119 (4.42%) Oracle
9 117 (4.35%) NetApp
10 91 (3.38%) Apple
11 85 (3.16%) Juniper
12 66 (2.45%) EMC
13 57 (2.12%) Bloomberg
14 47 (1.75%) SAP
14 47 (1.75%) Avaya
15 43 (1.60%) Reuters
16 41 (1.52%) IBM
17 39 (1.45%) Red Hat
18 37 (1.38%) SonicWALL
19 34 (1.26%) Mitel
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