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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 176 158 108
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -50
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 663 910 1245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.88% 2.10% 2.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.71% 8.05% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 566 803 1085
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
8602 11305 11517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.42% 26.09% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6938 9172 9407
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -12 120 £45,000 +2.27% 13
Kingston Upon Thames +6 5 £45,000 +9.09%
Twickenham - 4 £42,500 -
Feltham +9 3 - -
Canary Wharf -3 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Ealing - 3 £42,500 -
Croydon +7 2 £31,750 -25.29%
Surbiton +1 2 £32,500 -
Uxbridge +1 2 - -
Westminster -12 2 £47,500 -36.66%
Hounslow +14 1 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Brentford +6 1 £25,000 -5.66%
Docklands, London +4 1 £44,000 +51.72%
Southall +1 1 £21,000 -16.00%
Chiswick -12 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Teddington - 1 £45,000 -
Clapham - 1 £32,200 -
Southwark - 1 - -
Bexley - 1 £45,000 -
Rainham - 1 £27,500 -
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 1044 (76.43%) Microsoft
2 826 (60.47%) Windows
3 682 (49.93%) MCSE
4 613 (44.88%) Active Directory
5 474 (34.70%) VMware
6 461 (33.75%) Windows Server
7 427 (31.26%) ITIL
8 386 (28.26%) MS Excel
9 351 (25.70%) SQL Server
10 348 (25.48%) Cisco
11 312 (22.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 299 (21.89%) SQL
13 297 (21.74%) MCSA
13 297 (21.74%) MS Exchange
14 273 (19.99%) Windows Server 2008
14 273 (19.99%) Office 365
15 260 (19.03%) Citrix
15 260 (19.03%) MCP
15 260 (19.03%) Cisco Certification
16 256 (18.74%) MCITP
17 250 (18.30%) Degree
17 250 (18.30%) Windows 7
18 248 (18.16%) Finance
19 245 (17.94%) Windows Server 2012
20 243 (17.79%) Microsoft Azure
21 232 (16.98%) Hyper-V
22 230 (16.84%) MS Office
23 219 (16.03%) Firewall
24 213 (15.59%) CCNA
25 188 (13.76%) SCCM

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
1 297 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 156 (11.42%) Exchange Server 2013
3 147 (10.76%) SharePoint
4 140 (10.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 134 (9.81%) Skype for Business
6 100 (7.32%) IIS
7 67 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 61 (4.47%) Apache
9 32 (2.34%) Tomcat
10 31 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
11 28 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
12 21 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (1.10%) ArcGIS
13 15 (1.10%) JBoss
13 15 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (0.88%) Apache Spark
14 12 (0.88%) Confluence
15 10 (0.73%) WebSphere
15 10 (0.73%) WebSphere Portal
16 9 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 386 (28.26%) MS Excel
2 230 (16.84%) MS Office
3 28 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.73%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.22%) MS Project
7 2 (0.15%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.15%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 27 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
3 7 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.22%) Bankmaster
4 3 (0.22%) ReMetrica
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.15%) HiPortfolio
6 1 (0.073%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 273 (19.99%) Office 365
2 243 (17.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (7.54%) Amazon AWS
4 61 (4.47%) SaaS
5 53 (3.88%) IaaS
6 43 (3.15%) PaaS
7 34 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
8 23 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (0.73%) Mimecast
12 9 (0.66%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.37%) Yammer
14 3 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 3 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.22%) Dropbox
14 3 (0.22%) GitHub
14 3 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 219 (16.03%) Firewall
2 164 (12.01%) DNS
2 164 (12.01%) LAN
3 150 (10.98%) WAN
4 143 (10.47%) VPN
5 136 (9.96%) SAN
6 131 (9.59%) DHCP
7 103 (7.54%) TCP/IP
8 99 (7.25%) VoIP
9 59 (4.32%) Skype
10 49 (3.59%) VLAN
11 38 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
12 37 (2.71%) Internet
13 34 (2.49%) MPLS
13 34 (2.49%) Network Security
13 34 (2.49%) Wireless
14 31 (2.27%) NAS
15 26 (1.90%) IP Telephony
16 25 (1.83%) Fibre Channel
17 21 (1.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (25.70%) SQL Server
2 121 (8.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 120 (8.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 85 (6.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 66 (4.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 65 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 65 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 59 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
8 43 (3.15%) Big Data
9 40 (2.93%) Power BI
10 28 (2.05%) GIS
11 27 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
12 26 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
12 26 (1.90%) Relational Database
13 19 (1.39%) QlikView
14 14 (1.02%) OLAP
15 13 (0.95%) OLTP
15 13 (0.95%) Oracle Database
16 12 (0.88%) HDInsight
16 12 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 29 (2.12%) Rhino Mocks
3 28 (2.05%) Moq
3 28 (2.05%) NUnit
4 27 (1.98%) JIRA
5 17 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (1.02%) Eclipse
7 11 (0.81%) Git (software)
8 10 (0.73%) ClearCase
9 8 (0.59%) WiX
10 7 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.44%) Subversion
12 5 (0.37%) MSI
12 5 (0.37%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.29%) MorphX
13 4 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.15%) Ant
14 2 (0.15%) Selenium
15 1 (0.073%) CruiseControl
15 1 (0.073%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 248 (18.16%) Finance
2 70 (5.12%) Banking
3 51 (3.73%) Marketing
4 40 (2.93%) Games
5 36 (2.64%) Retail
6 35 (2.56%) Legal
7 34 (2.49%) Law
8 27 (1.98%) Billing
8 27 (1.98%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.32%) Advertising
10 14 (1.02%) Publishing
11 11 (0.81%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.59%) Spanish Language
13 7 (0.51%) Back Office
13 7 (0.51%) Japanese Language
14 5 (0.37%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.15%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.073%) French Language
Job Titles
1 204 (14.93%) Analyst
2 166 (12.15%) Support Engineer
3 157 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 148 (10.83%) Developer
5 121 (8.86%) Architect
6 108 (7.91%) Consultant
7 90 (6.59%) Administrator
8 86 (6.30%) 2nd Line Support
9 81 (5.93%) Windows Engineer
10 80 (5.86%) Service Desk Analyst
11 78 (5.71%) IT Support
12 73 (5.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 69 (5.05%) IT Engineer
14 63 (4.61%) Desktop Support
15 60 (4.39%) DBA
15 60 (4.39%) Support Analyst
16 59 (4.32%) SQL DBA
17 58 (4.25%) .NET Developer
18 57 (4.17%) Service Analyst
19 55 (4.03%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (12.74%) .NET
2 84 (6.15%) ASP.NET
3 69 (5.05%) Web Services
4 66 (4.83%) .NET Framework
5 57 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 56 (4.10%) HTML
7 31 (2.27%) NHibernate
8 28 (2.05%) CSS
8 28 (2.05%) jQuery
8 28 (2.05%) LINQ
8 28 (2.05%) Middleware
9 26 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 25 (1.83%) WCF
11 24 (1.76%) MDX
12 23 (1.68%) XML
13 19 (1.39%) AngularJS
14 18 (1.32%) REST
15 15 (1.10%) Ajax
16 14 (1.02%) WinForms
17 10 (0.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 145 (10.61%) Data Centre
2 101 (7.39%) Computer Science
3 95 (6.95%) Blackberry
4 77 (5.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 69 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
6 62 (4.54%) Clustering
7 59 (4.32%) Video Conferencing
8 42 (3.07%) Client/Server
9 39 (2.86%) Public Cloud
10 36 (2.64%) Private Cloud
11 32 (2.34%) iPhone
12 27 (1.98%) Management Information System
12 27 (1.98%) Replication
13 26 (1.90%) Smartphone
14 20 (1.46%) EMC VNX
14 20 (1.46%) Fintech
14 20 (1.46%) Mathematics
15 15 (1.10%) Driving Licence
16 14 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
17 12 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 826 (60.47%) Windows
2 461 (33.75%) Windows Server
3 273 (19.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 250 (18.30%) Windows 7
5 245 (17.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 146 (10.69%) Linux
7 98 (7.17%) Windows 8
8 87 (6.37%) Windows 10
9 86 (6.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 40 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 39 (2.86%) Mac OS X
12 26 (1.90%) Unix
13 22 (1.61%) Ubuntu
14 21 (1.54%) Windows XP
15 19 (1.39%) Android
16 13 (0.95%) Apple iOS
17 7 (0.51%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
18 6 (0.44%) Windows Phone
19 5 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (31.26%) ITIL
2 152 (11.13%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (9.52%) Migration
4 116 (8.49%) Presales
5 101 (7.39%) Project Management
6 99 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
7 91 (6.66%) Scrum
8 87 (6.37%) PRINCE2
9 85 (6.22%) Mentoring
10 79 (5.78%) Service Delivery
11 77 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
12 70 (5.12%) MVC
13 68 (4.98%) Service Management
14 65 (4.76%) Incident Management
15 63 (4.61%) DevOps
16 55 (4.03%) ITIL V3
17 54 (3.95%) CRM
18 53 (3.88%) Data Migration
18 53 (3.88%) Load Balancing
19 52 (3.81%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 299 (21.89%) SQL
2 168 (12.30%) PowerShell
3 150 (10.98%) C#
4 96 (7.03%) T-SQL
5 66 (4.83%) JavaScript
6 45 (3.29%) C
7 29 (2.12%) VB.NET
8 28 (2.05%) Java
8 28 (2.05%) VBScript
9 18 (1.32%) PHP
10 16 (1.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 16 (1.17%) VB
11 14 (1.02%) R
12 12 (0.88%) PL/SQL
13 10 (0.73%) Python
14 7 (0.51%) C++
15 6 (0.44%) X++
16 4 (0.29%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.29%) Ruby
17 3 (0.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 682 (49.93%) MCSE
2 297 (21.74%) MCSA
3 260 (19.03%) Cisco Certification
3 260 (19.03%) MCP
4 256 (18.74%) MCITP
5 250 (18.30%) Degree
6 213 (15.59%) CCNA
7 122 (8.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 112 (8.20%) MCTS
9 72 (5.27%) Security Cleared
10 62 (4.54%) ITIL Certification
11 57 (4.17%) CCNP
11 57 (4.17%) MCSD
12 48 (3.51%) MCDST
13 47 (3.44%) EMC Certification
14 34 (2.49%) MCAD
15 33 (2.42%) DV Cleared
16 25 (1.83%) A+ Certification
17 22 (1.61%) CISSP
18 20 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (9.37%) SLA
2 40 (2.93%) QA
3 15 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.15%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.073%) COBIT
7 1 (0.073%) GCP
7 1 (0.073%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.073%) PMBOK
System Software
1 613 (44.88%) Active Directory
2 312 (22.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 232 (16.98%) Hyper-V
4 97 (7.10%) vSphere
5 70 (5.12%) XenApp
6 30 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
7 29 (2.12%) VMware ESX
8 26 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
9 16 (1.17%) NFS
9 16 (1.17%) Terminal Services
9 16 (1.17%) XenDesktop
10 13 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 12 (0.88%) XenServer
12 10 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (0.66%) VMware Server
13 9 (0.66%) Xen
14 8 (0.59%) vCloud
14 8 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 188 (13.76%) SCCM
2 72 (5.27%) SCOM
3 41 (3.00%) WSUS
4 31 (2.27%) NetBackup
5 28 (2.05%) Failover Clustering
6 27 (1.98%) SCVMM
7 24 (1.76%) AirWatch
8 20 (1.46%) Backup Exec
9 19 (1.39%) Nagios
10 18 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
11 17 (1.24%) Puppet
12 14 (1.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 14 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (0.81%) SCOrch
14 10 (0.73%) FortiGate
14 10 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
14 10 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
15 6 (0.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 5 (0.37%) CA Spectrum
16 5 (0.37%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1044 (76.43%) Microsoft
2 474 (34.70%) VMware
3 348 (25.48%) Cisco
4 260 (19.03%) Citrix
5 132 (9.66%) HP
6 101 (7.39%) Oracle
7 92 (6.73%) EMC
8 70 (5.12%) Apple
9 69 (5.05%) NetApp
10 56 (4.10%) Dell
11 37 (2.71%) Google
11 37 (2.71%) Juniper
11 37 (2.71%) Symantec
12 35 (2.56%) Red Hat
13 31 (2.27%) Meraki
14 30 (2.20%) Avaya
14 30 (2.20%) CheckPoint
15 27 (1.98%) Sophos
16 26 (1.90%) IBM
16 26 (1.90%) Veeam
City, London
Dunsdon Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Gym + Healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
East London
Connect Support Services Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £45000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + qualifications
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £70000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £55000 Per Annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £28k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + BENS
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Sanderson
Salary: £23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + fantastic benefits listed
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
VIT
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum depending on experience + on-call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £550.00 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Met Police
Salary: From £49,261 to £54,070 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago