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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
England / London
Rank 189 149 110
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -39
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 592 898 1154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.77% 2.21% 2.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.43% 8.36% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 505 784 1007
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
7965 10737 10462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.88% 26.40% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6442 8869 8528
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -23 107 £42,500 -5.55% 15
Docklands, London +7 8 £44,000 +51.72%
Croydon +15 6 £24,500 -47.02%
Uxbridge -1 5 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +9 3 £42,500 +3.03%
Hounslow +4 1 £37,500 +22.58% 1
Brentford +2 1 £25,000 -5.66%
Westminster -9 1 £30,000 -60.00%
Canary Wharf -14 1 £60,000 +26.31%
Southwark - 1 - -
Bexley - 1 £45,000 -
Rainham - 1 £27,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £24,000 -
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 962 (75.99%) Microsoft
2 760 (60.03%) Windows
3 625 (49.37%) MCSE
4 570 (45.02%) Active Directory
5 464 (36.65%) VMware
6 417 (32.94%) Windows Server
7 368 (29.07%) ITIL
8 350 (27.65%) MS Excel
9 331 (26.15%) SQL Server
10 320 (25.28%) Cisco
11 313 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
12 296 (23.38%) MCSA
13 272 (21.48%) SQL
14 267 (21.09%) MCP
15 266 (21.01%) Office 365
16 262 (20.70%) MS Exchange
17 247 (19.51%) Citrix
17 247 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
18 244 (19.27%) Microsoft Azure
19 229 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
20 227 (17.93%) Windows 7
21 224 (17.69%) Hyper-V
21 224 (17.69%) MCITP
22 221 (17.46%) Firewall
23 220 (17.38%) Cisco Certification
24 210 (16.59%) Degree
25 203 (16.03%) MS Office
26 200 (15.80%) Finance
27 187 (14.77%) SCCM
28 178 (14.06%) CCNA

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
1 262 (20.70%) MS Exchange
2 146 (11.53%) SharePoint
3 135 (10.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 134 (10.58%) Skype for Business
5 122 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 87 (6.87%) IIS
7 49 (3.87%) Apache
8 39 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 32 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
10 24 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
11 23 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
11 23 (1.82%) Tomcat
12 16 (1.26%) Confluence
12 16 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (1.18%) ArcGIS
14 13 (1.03%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.95%) JBoss
15 12 (0.95%) SAS
16 11 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
17 10 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 350 (27.65%) MS Excel
2 203 (16.03%) MS Office
3 28 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 24 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.79%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.079%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.079%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 29 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.24%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.079%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.079%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 266 (21.01%) Office 365
2 244 (19.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 111 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (3.95%) SaaS
5 38 (3.00%) IaaS
6 34 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
7 28 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
8 27 (2.13%) PaaS
9 12 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (0.71%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.39%) Yammer
12 4 (0.32%) Azure Machine Learning
12 4 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.24%) Dropbox
13 3 (0.24%) GitHub
13 3 (0.24%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 221 (17.46%) Firewall
2 146 (11.53%) DNS
3 138 (10.90%) LAN
4 126 (9.95%) SAN
4 126 (9.95%) VPN
5 125 (9.87%) WAN
6 115 (9.08%) DHCP
7 98 (7.74%) VoIP
8 87 (6.87%) TCP/IP
9 69 (5.45%) Skype
10 53 (4.19%) VLAN
11 37 (2.92%) Internet
12 32 (2.53%) NAS
13 31 (2.45%) Network Security
14 29 (2.29%) MPLS
15 25 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
15 25 (1.97%) IP Telephony
15 25 (1.97%) Wireless
16 19 (1.50%) Cisco IOS
16 19 (1.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 113 (8.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 110 (8.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 86 (6.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 61 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
6 60 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 57 (4.50%) SQL Server 2014
8 56 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 47 (3.71%) Big Data
10 45 (3.55%) Power BI
11 24 (1.90%) GIS
11 24 (1.90%) Relational Database
12 23 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
13 20 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
14 18 (1.42%) QlikView
15 16 (1.26%) OLAP
15 16 (1.26%) OLTP
16 13 (1.03%) Oracle Database
17 11 (0.87%) MongoDB
17 11 (0.87%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 40 (3.16%) Visual Studio
2 30 (2.37%) Rhino Mocks
3 26 (2.05%) Moq
3 26 (2.05%) NUnit
4 22 (1.74%) JIRA
5 16 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (0.79%) ClearCase
6 10 (0.79%) Eclipse
7 7 (0.55%) MSI
7 7 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (0.47%) WiX
9 5 (0.39%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.39%) MorphX
10 3 (0.24%) Subversion
11 2 (0.16%) Ant
11 2 (0.16%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.079%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.079%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.079%) Selenium
12 1 (0.079%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 200 (15.80%) Finance
2 56 (4.42%) Banking
3 44 (3.48%) Legal
4 39 (3.08%) Games
5 36 (2.84%) Retail
6 35 (2.76%) Marketing
7 32 (2.53%) Law
8 30 (2.37%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.34%) Advertising
10 16 (1.26%) Billing
10 16 (1.26%) Publishing
11 9 (0.71%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.39%) Back Office
12 5 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.39%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.24%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.16%) Local Government
14 2 (0.16%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.079%) Japanese Language
15 1 (0.079%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 184 (14.53%) Analyst
2 171 (13.51%) Support Engineer
3 130 (10.27%) Developer
4 117 (9.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 102 (8.06%) Architect
6 93 (7.35%) Consultant
7 90 (7.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 87 (6.87%) Administrator
9 76 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
10 72 (5.69%) IT Support
11 71 (5.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 68 (5.37%) Support Analyst
13 64 (5.06%) Desktop Support
14 62 (4.90%) IT Engineer
15 60 (4.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 57 (4.50%) DBA
17 56 (4.42%) SQL DBA
18 55 (4.34%) Server Engineer
19 54 (4.27%) Service Desk Analyst
20 53 (4.19%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (13.19%) .NET
2 72 (5.69%) ASP.NET
3 68 (5.37%) Web Services
4 66 (5.21%) .NET Framework
5 48 (3.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 44 (3.48%) HTML
7 33 (2.61%) NHibernate
8 28 (2.21%) LINQ
9 27 (2.13%) XML
10 26 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 25 (1.97%) MDX
12 24 (1.90%) Middleware
13 23 (1.82%) WCF
14 22 (1.74%) jQuery
15 21 (1.66%) REST
16 20 (1.58%) CSS
17 14 (1.11%) AngularJS
18 13 (1.03%) Ajax
19 12 (0.95%) SOAP
20 10 (0.79%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 122 (9.64%) Data Centre
2 88 (6.95%) Computer Science
3 77 (6.08%) Blackberry
4 60 (4.74%) Clustering
5 55 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
6 50 (3.95%) Hybrid Cloud
6 50 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
7 41 (3.24%) Client/Server
8 31 (2.45%) Management Information System
9 30 (2.37%) Public Cloud
10 29 (2.29%) Replication
11 25 (1.97%) Smartphone
12 24 (1.90%) Fintech
13 22 (1.74%) Private Cloud
14 19 (1.50%) iPhone
14 19 (1.50%) Mathematics
15 16 (1.26%) EMC VNX
16 15 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (1.11%) User Experience
18 12 (0.95%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 760 (60.03%) Windows
2 417 (32.94%) Windows Server
3 247 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 229 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 227 (17.93%) Windows 7
6 130 (10.27%) Linux
7 101 (7.98%) Windows 8
8 96 (7.58%) Windows 10
9 73 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 39 (3.08%) Mac OS X
11 33 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (2.29%) Android
12 29 (2.29%) Unix
13 24 (1.90%) Ubuntu
14 19 (1.50%) Windows XP
15 11 (0.87%) Apple iOS
16 9 (0.71%) Mac OS
16 9 (0.71%) Solaris
17 8 (0.63%) CentOS
17 8 (0.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (29.07%) ITIL
2 136 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (8.45%) Migration
4 105 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
5 97 (7.66%) Project Management
6 94 (7.42%) Presales
7 78 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
8 72 (5.69%) Scrum
9 69 (5.45%) PRINCE2
10 68 (5.37%) Mentoring
11 63 (4.98%) Service Management
12 62 (4.90%) MVC
13 61 (4.82%) Service Delivery
14 56 (4.42%) DevOps
15 54 (4.27%) CRM
16 47 (3.71%) ITIL V3
17 46 (3.63%) Incident Management
18 45 (3.55%) High Availability
19 44 (3.48%) Web Application Development
20 43 (3.40%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 272 (21.48%) SQL
2 153 (12.09%) PowerShell
3 134 (10.58%) C#
4 100 (7.90%) T-SQL
5 50 (3.95%) JavaScript
6 38 (3.00%) C
7 31 (2.45%) VB.NET
8 27 (2.13%) Java
9 26 (2.05%) VBScript
10 19 (1.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 18 (1.42%) PHP
12 15 (1.18%) VB
13 13 (1.03%) R
14 10 (0.79%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.63%) C++
16 6 (0.47%) Python
16 6 (0.47%) X++
17 5 (0.39%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.24%) Perl
19 2 (0.16%) VB6
Qualifications
1 625 (49.37%) MCSE
2 296 (23.38%) MCSA
3 267 (21.09%) MCP
4 224 (17.69%) MCITP
5 220 (17.38%) Cisco Certification
6 210 (16.59%) Degree
7 178 (14.06%) CCNA
8 113 (8.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 99 (7.82%) MCTS
10 60 (4.74%) Security Cleared
11 56 (4.42%) CCNP
12 54 (4.27%) MCSD
13 52 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
14 46 (3.63%) MCDST
15 30 (2.37%) DV Cleared
16 29 (2.29%) MCAD
17 28 (2.21%) EMC Certification
18 27 (2.13%) A+ Certification
19 19 (1.50%) CISSP
20 18 (1.42%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (7.90%) SLA
2 45 (3.55%) QA
3 20 (1.58%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.16%) COBIT
6 2 (0.16%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.079%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.079%) GCP
7 1 (0.079%) PMBOK
System Software
1 570 (45.02%) Active Directory
2 313 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 224 (17.69%) Hyper-V
4 92 (7.27%) vSphere
5 68 (5.37%) XenApp
6 35 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
7 31 (2.45%) Virtual Servers
8 21 (1.66%) VMware ESX
9 14 (1.11%) XenDesktop
10 13 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 13 (1.03%) Terminal Services
11 12 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (0.95%) NFS
12 10 (0.79%) VMware Server
12 10 (0.79%) XenServer
13 9 (0.71%) Xen
14 8 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 7 (0.55%) vCloud
15 7 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
16 6 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 187 (14.77%) SCCM
2 63 (4.98%) SCOM
3 42 (3.32%) WSUS
4 29 (2.29%) NetBackup
5 28 (2.21%) Failover Clustering
6 24 (1.90%) SCVMM
7 19 (1.50%) Backup Exec
8 16 (1.26%) AirWatch
9 14 (1.11%) Nagios
9 14 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
9 14 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (1.11%) Puppet
10 12 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 12 (0.95%) SCOrch
11 10 (0.79%) FortiGate
11 10 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (0.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 5 (0.39%) SCSM
15 4 (0.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 962 (75.99%) Microsoft
2 464 (36.65%) VMware
3 320 (25.28%) Cisco
4 247 (19.51%) Citrix
5 123 (9.72%) HP
6 92 (7.27%) Oracle
7 81 (6.40%) EMC
8 77 (6.08%) NetApp
9 59 (4.66%) Apple
10 57 (4.50%) Dell
11 37 (2.92%) Google
12 32 (2.53%) Juniper
12 32 (2.53%) Meraki
13 30 (2.37%) Red Hat
14 28 (2.21%) Symantec
15 25 (1.97%) IBM
15 25 (1.97%) Veeam
16 23 (1.82%) Tableau
17 22 (1.74%) Avaya
18 21 (1.66%) CheckPoint
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 13 minutes ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 Per Annum plus benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £28k - 35k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits + qualifications
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £52000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Car, Phone, Laptop, Training, Overtime
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Connect Support Services Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago