The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 88 85 83
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1575 1405 1760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.17% 3.09% 3.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.47% 12.04% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1237 1581
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12628 11674 13531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.45% 25.69% 24.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10261 9494 11569
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +17 344 £45,000 +0.55% 33
Croydon -6 14 £25,000 -44.44%
Twickenham +9 13 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Uxbridge 0 10 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Kingston Upon Thames 0 10 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Hounslow -12 10 £48,000 -26.15% 1
Westminster -4 8 £40,000 -16.66%
Chiswick -8 6 £33,000 -1.49%
Wimbledon -1 5 £36,875 -13.23% 1
Harrow -2 5 £36,000 +21.00% 1
Barnet - 4 £31,500 -
Hammersmith - 4 £40,000 -
Mayfair - 4 £55,000 -
Ilford - 3 £37,500 -
Enfield - 3 £38,750 - 1
Ruislip - 3 £21,500 -
Brentford +3 2 £27,000 - 1
Beckenham -4 2 £29,000 -
Bromley -18 2 £21,000 -59.02%
Canary Wharf +7 1 £37,500 -
Docklands, London -1 1 - -
Romford - 1 £45,000 -
Bexleyheath - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2101 (70.74%) Microsoft
2 1752 (58.99%) Windows
3 1224 (41.21%) MCSE
4 1192 (40.13%) SQL Server
5 1098 (36.97%) Active Directory
6 924 (31.11%) MS Excel
7 923 (31.08%) VMware
8 920 (30.98%) MCP
9 910 (30.64%) .NET
10 809 (27.24%) C#
11 808 (27.21%) MCTS
12 779 (26.23%) MCITP
13 735 (24.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 729 (24.55%) MS Exchange
15 722 (24.31%) SQL
16 702 (23.64%) Finance
17 682 (22.96%) ASP.NET
18 662 (22.29%) ITIL
19 647 (21.78%) VMware Infrastructure
20 643 (21.65%) Degree
21 613 (20.64%) MCSD
22 576 (19.39%) MVC
23 574 (19.33%) Citrix
24 544 (18.32%) MCAD
25 519 (17.47%) ASP.NET MVC
26 518 (17.44%) WCF
27 486 (16.36%) SharePoint
28 484 (16.30%) Cisco
29 482 (16.23%) MS Office
30 481 (16.20%) SQL Server 2012

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 729 (24.55%) MS Exchange
2 486 (16.36%) SharePoint
3 448 (15.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 216 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 204 (6.87%) IIS
6 168 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 168 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
7 165 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 164 (5.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 155 (5.22%) Lync
10 146 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
11 111 (3.74%) BizTalk Server
12 82 (2.76%) SharePoint Server
13 65 (2.19%) Node.js
14 42 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
15 30 (1.01%) CMS
16 29 (0.98%) IBM Notes
17 28 (0.94%) Tomcat
18 18 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
19 17 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 924 (31.11%) MS Excel
2 482 (16.23%) MS Office
3 90 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 54 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 37 (1.25%) InfoPath
6 15 (0.51%) MS Project
7 5 (0.17%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.17%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.067%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.067%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.034%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 59 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.64%) SAP Business One
3 12 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (0.20%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.17%) Eikon
8 4 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
9 2 (0.067%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.067%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.034%) assyst
10 1 (0.034%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 172 (5.79%) Office 365
2 67 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (0.40%) Google Apps
5 9 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.20%) IaaS
7 5 (0.17%) SaaS
8 4 (0.13%) Joyent
9 1 (0.034%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 469 (15.79%) DNS
2 347 (11.68%) DHCP
3 322 (10.84%) SAN
4 300 (10.10%) TCP/IP
5 286 (9.63%) WAN
6 270 (9.09%) LAN
7 262 (8.82%) Firewall
8 230 (7.74%) VPN
9 138 (4.65%) Internet
10 92 (3.10%) NAS
11 82 (2.76%) SSL
12 77 (2.59%) VoIP
13 70 (2.36%) Unified Communications
14 57 (1.92%) SMTP
15 49 (1.65%) LDAP
16 47 (1.58%) Broadband
16 47 (1.58%) Wireless
17 44 (1.48%) Intranet
18 38 (1.28%) HTTP
19 35 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1192 (40.13%) SQL Server
2 481 (16.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 282 (9.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 224 (7.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 185 (6.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 154 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 125 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 103 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
9 45 (1.52%) Relational Database
9 45 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 43 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
11 35 (1.18%) NoSQL
12 31 (1.04%) OLTP
13 29 (0.98%) OLAP
14 25 (0.84%) MySQL
15 16 (0.54%) Oracle Database
16 14 (0.47%) DTS
16 14 (0.47%) RDBMS
17 12 (0.40%) PerformancePoint
18 11 (0.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 337 (11.35%) NUnit
2 328 (11.04%) Rhino Mocks
3 195 (6.57%) Subversion
4 192 (6.46%) Moq
5 110 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 92 (3.10%) Visual Studio
7 67 (2.26%) Git (software)
8 49 (1.65%) MSTest
9 14 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
10 13 (0.44%) JIRA
11 7 (0.24%) CruiseControl
11 7 (0.24%) MSBuild
11 7 (0.24%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.13%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.13%) PowerBuilder
14 3 (0.10%) MSI
15 2 (0.067%) Oracle APEX
16 1 (0.034%) TeamCity
16 1 (0.034%) Metasploit
General
1 702 (23.64%) Finance
2 287 (9.66%) Banking
3 175 (5.89%) Games
4 128 (4.31%) Law
5 101 (3.40%) Legal
6 98 (3.30%) Telecoms
7 93 (3.13%) Advertising
8 90 (3.03%) Marketing
8 90 (3.03%) Investment Banking
9 83 (2.79%) Retail
10 41 (1.38%) Financial Institution
11 32 (1.08%) Publishing
12 25 (0.84%) Music Industry
13 19 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
14 16 (0.54%) Back Office
15 10 (0.34%) Front Office
16 5 (0.17%) German Language
16 5 (0.17%) Local Government
17 4 (0.13%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 787 (26.50%) Developer
2 443 (14.92%) .NET Developer
3 441 (14.85%) Analyst
4 304 (10.24%) C# Developer
5 280 (9.43%) Support Engineer
6 253 (8.52%) Consultant
7 227 (7.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 223 (7.51%) Administrator
9 208 (7.00%) Support Analyst
10 162 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 151 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
12 147 (4.95%) ASP.NET Developer
13 141 (4.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 140 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
15 138 (4.65%) Architect
16 129 (4.34%) 3rd Line Support
17 123 (4.14%) DBA
18 111 (3.74%) Desktop Support
19 110 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
19 110 (3.70%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 910 (30.64%) .NET
2 682 (22.96%) ASP.NET
3 519 (17.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 518 (17.44%) WCF
5 429 (14.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 394 (13.27%) WPF
7 344 (11.58%) NHibernate
8 326 (10.98%) .NET Framework
9 303 (10.20%) HTML
10 291 (9.80%) Razor View Engine
11 269 (9.06%) CSS
12 216 (7.27%) Ajax
13 206 (6.94%) LINQ
14 195 (6.57%) Castle Windsor
15 190 (6.40%) HTML5
16 176 (5.93%) Silverlight
17 166 (5.59%) WinForms
18 150 (5.05%) XML
19 147 (4.95%) MonoRail
20 109 (3.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 247 (8.32%) Blackberry
2 187 (6.30%) Computer Science
3 123 (4.14%) Clustering
4 101 (3.40%) Client/Server
5 97 (3.27%) Management Information System
6 90 (3.03%) Replication
7 88 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
8 70 (2.36%) Tandem
9 63 (2.12%) Inversion of Control
10 60 (2.02%) iPhone
11 41 (1.38%) Hedge funds
12 36 (1.21%) Statistics
13 32 (1.08%) Mobile App
14 28 (0.94%) Social Network
15 24 (0.81%) EqualLogic
16 21 (0.71%) Digital Media
16 21 (0.71%) iPad
17 20 (0.67%) PKI
18 19 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
19 16 (0.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1752 (58.99%) Windows
2 735 (24.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 441 (14.85%) Windows 7
4 426 (14.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 285 (9.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 263 (8.86%) Windows XP
7 206 (6.94%) Linux
8 124 (4.18%) Windows 8
9 79 (2.66%) UNIX
10 60 (2.02%) Android
11 33 (1.11%) Windows Vista
12 31 (1.04%) Mac OS X
13 30 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 20 (0.67%) Windows 2000
15 18 (0.61%) Solaris
16 16 (0.54%) Mac OS
16 16 (0.54%) CentOS
17 14 (0.47%) Ubuntu
18 12 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
19 11 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 662 (22.29%) ITIL
2 576 (19.39%) MVC
3 476 (16.03%) TDD
4 418 (14.07%) Scrum
5 395 (13.30%) Web Application Development
6 217 (7.31%) BDD
7 191 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
8 189 (6.36%) OO
9 185 (6.23%) Kanban
10 145 (4.88%) Service Management
11 137 (4.61%) Project Management
12 136 (4.58%) Migration
13 125 (4.21%) CRM
14 119 (4.01%) Performance Tuning
15 116 (3.91%) PRINCE2
16 115 (3.87%) Disaster Recovery
17 110 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
18 106 (3.57%) Dependency Injection
19 102 (3.43%) Asset Management
20 97 (3.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 809 (27.24%) C#
2 722 (24.31%) SQL
3 317 (10.67%) JavaScript
4 257 (8.65%) T-SQL
5 240 (8.08%) PowerShell
6 108 (3.64%) VB.NET
7 103 (3.47%) VB
8 59 (1.99%) VBScript
9 42 (1.41%) VBA
10 36 (1.21%) C++
11 34 (1.14%) Ruby
12 33 (1.11%) C
13 32 (1.08%) Java
14 31 (1.04%) Perl
15 15 (0.51%) PHP
15 15 (0.51%) Python
16 10 (0.34%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.27%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.20%) R
18 6 (0.20%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1224 (41.21%) MCSE
2 920 (30.98%) MCP
3 808 (27.21%) MCTS
4 779 (26.23%) MCITP
5 643 (21.65%) Degree
6 613 (20.64%) MCSD
7 544 (18.32%) MCAD
8 457 (15.39%) MCSA
9 355 (11.95%) Cisco Certification
10 313 (10.54%) CCNA
11 228 (7.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 106 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
13 92 (3.10%) MCDST
14 86 (2.90%) CCA
15 74 (2.49%) CCNP
16 67 (2.26%) MCDBA
17 63 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
18 52 (1.75%) VCP5
19 41 (1.38%) A+ Certification
20 37 (1.25%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (6.23%) SLA
2 74 (2.49%) QA
3 37 (1.25%) ISO 9001
4 19 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.17%) COBIT
6 5 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1098 (36.97%) Active Directory
2 647 (21.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 321 (10.81%) Hyper-V
4 277 (9.33%) XenApp
5 179 (6.03%) vSphere
6 107 (3.60%) XenDesktop
7 96 (3.23%) XenServer
8 91 (3.06%) VMware ESX
9 71 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
10 45 (1.52%) Terminal Services
11 39 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
12 28 (0.94%) UAG
13 27 (0.91%) Forefront TMG
14 23 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 18 (0.61%) ISA Server
16 13 (0.44%) Xen
17 12 (0.40%) VMware Server
18 9 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 9 (0.30%) vCloud
19 8 (0.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 221 (7.44%) SCCM
2 159 (5.35%) SCOM
3 67 (2.26%) WSUS
4 44 (1.48%) Backup Exec
5 34 (1.14%) SCVMM
6 31 (1.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 29 (0.98%) NetBackup
7 29 (0.98%) Tivoli
8 25 (0.84%) SCSM
9 24 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
10 20 (0.67%) Puppet
10 20 (0.67%) HP SIM
11 19 (0.64%) MAILsweeper
12 17 (0.57%) ARCserve
13 14 (0.47%) SCDPM
13 14 (0.47%) Nagios
14 13 (0.44%) WMI
15 10 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 10 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
16 9 (0.30%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2101 (70.74%) Microsoft
2 923 (31.08%) VMware
3 574 (19.33%) Citrix
4 484 (16.30%) Cisco
5 236 (7.95%) HP
6 153 (5.15%) Oracle
7 128 (4.31%) Symantec
8 121 (4.07%) Dell
9 100 (3.37%) Juniper
10 97 (3.27%) EMC
11 93 (3.13%) NetApp
12 80 (2.69%) IBM
13 63 (2.12%) Bloomberg
14 62 (2.09%) Apple
15 52 (1.75%) McAfee
16 51 (1.72%) Lotus
17 50 (1.68%) Reuters
18 47 (1.58%) Google
19 41 (1.38%) SolarWinds
20 39 (1.31%) Sun
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Metropolitan Police Service
Salary: Circa £42,350 + £3,501 Location Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Oyster Card + Training + Great Ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Parker White Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum DOE Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus 12.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Source Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Corporate Project Solutions
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago