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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 103 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1212 1560 1418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.72% 3.16% 3.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.43% 12.41% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1064 1393 1249
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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
11619 12572 11881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.10% 25.46% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9544 10200 9681
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 £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +26 360 £47,000 +4.44% 33
Canary Wharf +28 22 £65,000 +73.33%
Croydon +15 15 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Uxbridge 0 10 £23,000 -34.28%
Docklands, London +2 7 £42,500 - 1
Wimbledon -2 6 £42,000 +13.89%
Kingston Upon Thames -4 6 £57,500 +64.28%
Ilford +4 5 - -
Chiswick +3 5 £45,000 +36.36%
Bromley +11 3 £27,500 +30.95%
Brentford -9 3 £52,500 +94.44% 1
Feltham - 3 £27,500 -
Hillingdon - 3 £21,500 -
Romford -4 2 £37,500 -16.66%
Mayfair -7 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Hayes - 2 £40,000 - 3
Chessington - 2 £45,000 -
Hounslow +4 1 £34,500 -28.12%
Hammersmith -8 1 £25,000 -37.50%
Twickenham -14 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Wembley - 1 £30,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £25,000 -
Teddington - 1 £42,500 -
Bexley - 1 £28,500 -
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1869 (78.30%) Microsoft
2 1684 (70.55%) Windows
3 1463 (61.29%) MCSE
4 1153 (48.30%) Active Directory
5 857 (35.90%) VMware
6 756 (31.67%) MS Excel
7 704 (29.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 697 (29.20%) MCITP
9 678 (28.40%) ITIL
10 675 (28.28%) MS Exchange
11 627 (26.27%) MCSA
12 602 (25.22%) SQL Server
13 580 (24.30%) VMware Infrastructure
14 565 (23.67%) MCP
15 536 (22.45%) Citrix
16 530 (22.20%) Finance
17 523 (21.91%) Windows Server 2012
18 505 (21.16%) Windows 7
19 491 (20.57%) Cisco
20 477 (19.98%) MS Office
21 453 (18.98%) Cisco Certification
22 451 (18.89%) SQL
23 407 (17.05%) Degree
24 389 (16.30%) CCNA
25 374 (15.67%) Hyper-V
26 358 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
27 347 (14.54%) Windows Server 2003
27 347 (14.54%) SharePoint
28 336 (14.08%) .NET
29 334 (13.99%) MCTS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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
1 675 (28.28%) MS Exchange
2 358 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 347 (14.54%) SharePoint
4 241 (10.10%) Lync
5 215 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 186 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 169 (7.08%) IIS
8 138 (5.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 121 (5.07%) SharePoint 2010
10 108 (4.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 88 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2003
12 48 (2.01%) Office Communications Server
13 34 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
14 29 (1.21%) Apache
15 23 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
16 15 (0.63%) Tomcat
17 6 (0.25%) LiveLink
18 5 (0.21%) ArcGIS
19 4 (0.17%) Site Server
19 4 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 756 (31.67%) MS Excel
2 477 (19.98%) MS Office
3 69 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 54 (2.26%) InfoPath
5 23 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.29%) MS Project
8 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.042%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.042%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 84 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.59%) Cognos TM1
3 10 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
4 7 (0.29%) SAP Business One
4 7 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.13%) SAP CRM
7 3 (0.13%) Pivotal CRM
7 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.13%) SAP CCM
7 3 (0.13%) Scribe Insight
7 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.13%) SalesLogix
8 2 (0.084%) HiPortfolio
8 2 (0.084%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.042%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 184 (7.71%) Office 365
2 124 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (1.13%) SaaS
5 26 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (0.96%) IaaS
7 16 (0.67%) PaaS
8 12 (0.50%) Mimecast
9 7 (0.29%) Symantec.cloud
10 6 (0.25%) Yammer
11 2 (0.084%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.042%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.042%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 322 (13.49%) DNS
2 319 (13.36%) Firewall
3 309 (12.95%) SAN
4 233 (9.76%) TCP/IP
5 222 (9.30%) DHCP
6 218 (9.13%) VPN
7 183 (7.67%) WAN
8 182 (7.62%) LAN
9 113 (4.73%) Internet
10 86 (3.60%) VoIP
11 55 (2.30%) NAS
12 54 (2.26%) Unified Communications
13 53 (2.22%) VLAN
14 48 (2.01%) Network Security
15 46 (1.93%) Intranet
16 34 (1.42%) MPLS
16 34 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
17 31 (1.30%) Wireless
18 28 (1.17%) NetScaler
19 26 (1.09%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 602 (25.22%) SQL Server
2 228 (9.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 188 (7.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 140 (5.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 111 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 100 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 98 (4.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 68 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
9 49 (2.05%) Relational Database
10 42 (1.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 41 (1.72%) Oracle Database
12 34 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
13 33 (1.38%) MySQL
14 20 (0.84%) QlikView
14 20 (0.84%) Big Data
15 18 (0.75%) DB2
15 18 (0.75%) OLAP
15 18 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
16 15 (0.63%) Data Mining
16 15 (0.63%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 93 (3.90%) Visual Studio
2 36 (1.51%) NUnit
3 35 (1.47%) MSI
4 34 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (1.17%) Moq
6 26 (1.09%) Rhino Mocks
7 16 (0.67%) InstallShield
8 15 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
9 12 (0.50%) Subversion
10 9 (0.38%) CruiseControl
10 9 (0.38%) MSBuild
11 7 (0.29%) JIRA
11 7 (0.29%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.21%) Artifactory
12 5 (0.21%) Git (software)
13 4 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.13%) Ant
14 3 (0.13%) TeamCity
15 2 (0.084%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 530 (22.20%) Finance
2 180 (7.54%) Banking
3 110 (4.61%) Law
4 95 (3.98%) Legal
5 64 (2.68%) Advertising
6 62 (2.60%) Financial Institution
7 57 (2.39%) Retail
8 54 (2.26%) Investment Banking
9 50 (2.09%) Front Office
10 45 (1.89%) Telecoms
11 36 (1.51%) Back Office
12 33 (1.38%) Marketing
13 32 (1.34%) Games
14 13 (0.54%) Publishing
15 9 (0.38%) Local Government
16 6 (0.25%) Billing
16 6 (0.25%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.21%) Music Industry
18 3 (0.13%) Electronics
19 2 (0.084%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 472 (19.77%) Analyst
2 341 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 278 (11.65%) Consultant
4 274 (11.48%) Support Analyst
5 269 (11.27%) Developer
6 188 (7.88%) Desktop Support
7 181 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 168 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support
9 156 (6.54%) 2nd Line Support
10 143 (5.99%) Administrator
11 121 (5.07%) .NET Developer
12 107 (4.48%) IT Support
13 106 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
14 98 (4.11%) Microsoft Consultant
15 84 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
16 80 (3.35%) Technical Support
17 79 (3.31%) Desktop Analyst
18 77 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
19 74 (3.10%) DBA
20 72 (3.02%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (14.08%) .NET
2 213 (8.92%) ASP.NET
3 126 (5.28%) HTML
4 120 (5.03%) CSS
5 116 (4.86%) .NET Framework
6 93 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 83 (3.48%) jQuery
8 74 (3.10%) WCF
9 69 (2.89%) XML
10 58 (2.43%) Web Services
11 55 (2.30%) Ajax
12 41 (1.72%) NHibernate
12 41 (1.72%) Application Packaging
13 30 (1.26%) HTML5
14 29 (1.21%) LINQ
14 29 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 28 (1.17%) Entity Framework
15 28 (1.17%) WF
16 27 (1.13%) WPF
16 27 (1.13%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 318 (13.32%) Blackberry
2 222 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 98 (4.11%) Clustering
5 92 (3.85%) Replication
6 71 (2.97%) Management Information System
7 64 (2.68%) Private Cloud
8 55 (2.30%) Client/Server
9 45 (1.89%) iPhone
10 38 (1.59%) PDA
11 32 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
12 31 (1.30%) Fat Client
12 31 (1.30%) Thin Client
13 29 (1.21%) Hedge funds
14 26 (1.09%) User Experience
15 25 (1.05%) CMDB
16 21 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
17 19 (0.80%) Statistics
18 17 (0.71%) Mathematics
18 17 (0.71%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1684 (70.55%) Windows
2 704 (29.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 523 (21.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 505 (21.16%) Windows 7
5 347 (14.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 227 (9.51%) Windows XP
7 226 (9.47%) Linux
8 191 (8.00%) Windows 8
9 87 (3.64%) UNIX
10 69 (2.89%) Windows Vista
11 40 (1.68%) Mac OS X
12 37 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 28 (1.17%) Android
14 24 (1.01%) Solaris
14 24 (1.01%) Windows 2000
15 23 (0.96%) Debian
16 20 (0.84%) Mac OS
17 17 (0.71%) CentOS
18 15 (0.63%) AIX
19 13 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 678 (28.40%) ITIL
2 227 (9.51%) Migration
3 191 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (6.54%) Service Delivery
5 140 (5.87%) Disaster Recovery
6 132 (5.53%) Mentoring
7 115 (4.82%) Business Continuity
8 110 (4.61%) Problem Management
9 105 (4.40%) CRM
10 102 (4.27%) Project Management
11 101 (4.23%) Service Management
11 101 (4.23%) PRINCE2
12 99 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
13 96 (4.02%) MVC
14 90 (3.77%) Workflow
15 85 (3.56%) Change Control
16 78 (3.27%) Incident Management
17 65 (2.72%) Performance Tuning
18 61 (2.56%) Scrum
19 60 (2.51%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 451 (18.89%) SQL
2 277 (11.60%) C#
3 179 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 148 (6.20%) JavaScript
5 113 (4.73%) T-SQL
6 35 (1.47%) C
7 32 (1.34%) Java
8 29 (1.21%) VB.NET
9 19 (0.80%) VBA
9 19 (0.80%) Shell Script
10 18 (0.75%) VBScript
11 10 (0.42%) Python
12 9 (0.38%) Perl
12 9 (0.38%) VB
13 6 (0.25%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.25%) XPath
14 5 (0.21%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.21%) C++
15 3 (0.13%) ABAP
15 3 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 1463 (61.29%) MCSE
2 697 (29.20%) MCITP
3 627 (26.27%) MCSA
4 565 (23.67%) MCP
5 453 (18.98%) Cisco Certification
6 407 (17.05%) Degree
7 389 (16.30%) CCNA
8 334 (13.99%) MCTS
9 268 (11.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 143 (5.99%) Citrix Certification
11 116 (4.86%) MCSD
12 114 (4.78%) CCA
13 108 (4.52%) CCNP
14 86 (3.60%) Security Cleared
15 66 (2.76%) MCDST
16 63 (2.64%) A+ Certification
17 55 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
18 51 (2.14%) SC Cleared
19 49 (2.05%) MCDBA
20 48 (2.01%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (7.67%) SLA
2 47 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (1.30%) ISO 9001
4 24 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (0.63%) QA
6 10 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 6 (0.25%) BS7799
8 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.13%) COBIT
9 1 (0.042%) P3O
System Software
1 1153 (48.30%) Active Directory
2 580 (24.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 374 (15.67%) Hyper-V
4 191 (8.00%) XenApp
5 151 (6.33%) VMware ESXi
6 149 (6.24%) vSphere
7 104 (4.36%) XenDesktop
8 51 (2.14%) VMware ESX
9 47 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
10 44 (1.84%) Terminal Services
11 30 (1.26%) XenServer
11 30 (1.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 27 (1.13%) Xen
13 20 (0.84%) VMware Server
14 18 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 11 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
15 11 (0.46%) vCloud
16 10 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
16 10 (0.42%) NDS
17 9 (0.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 294 (12.32%) SCCM
2 199 (8.34%) SCOM
3 64 (2.68%) Backup Exec
4 37 (1.55%) SCVMM
5 31 (1.30%) Nagios
6 26 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
6 26 (1.09%) NetBackup
7 24 (1.01%) WSUS
7 24 (1.01%) Opsview
8 23 (0.96%) XenMobile
9 22 (0.92%) SCDPM
10 19 (0.80%) SCOrch
10 19 (0.80%) WMI
11 14 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 14 (0.59%) Tivoli
12 11 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 11 (0.46%) HP SIM
13 10 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 10 (0.42%) SCSM
14 9 (0.38%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 1869 (78.30%) Microsoft
2 857 (35.90%) VMware
3 536 (22.45%) Citrix
4 491 (20.57%) Cisco
5 222 (9.30%) HP
6 145 (6.07%) Apple
7 143 (5.99%) Oracle
8 129 (5.40%) Dell
9 118 (4.94%) Symantec
10 98 (4.11%) NetApp
11 77 (3.23%) Juniper
12 76 (3.18%) EMC
13 58 (2.43%) IBM
14 55 (2.30%) Veeam
14 55 (2.30%) ServiceNow
15 51 (2.14%) SAP
16 50 (2.09%) Red Hat
17 46 (1.93%) Avaya
18 40 (1.68%) CheckPoint
19 37 (1.55%) CommVault
London
Royal College of GP's
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £90000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £33K + Bonus + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £72,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum +£6,000 bonus, based on your utilisation
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Urban Network UK Limited
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + High bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + 36 Days Leave, Pension, Training
Posted: 2 days ago