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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 109 85 84
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1174 1438 1659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.56% 3.25% 3.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.32% 13.08% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1315 1479
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
11371 10995 13126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.77% 24.84% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9075 9028 11228
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +30 355 £44,500 -1.11% 36
Croydon -14 14 £44,500 -6.31%
Uxbridge +9 13 £27,500 -59.25% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -15 7 £40,000 +14.28%
Bromley -26 7 £23,500 -27.69%
Wimbledon -3 6 £40,000 +33.33%
Sidcup +3 5 £23,000 +2.22% 1
Teddington -4 5 £40,000 +11.11%
Barnet +3 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Hounslow -15 3 £27,500 -31.25%
Harrow -12 2 £37,250 +61.95% 1
New Malden - 2 £42,500 -
Hayes +5 1 £40,000 +40.35%
Docklands, London +2 1 £32,000 -41.81%
Surbiton -3 1 £24,000 -5.88%
Wembley -4 1 £65,000 +66.66%
Twickenham -5 1 £35,000 -6.04%
Enfield -8 1 - - 1
Bexley - 1 £36,000 -
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1907 (70.66%) Microsoft
2 1629 (60.36%) Windows
3 1224 (45.35%) MCSE
4 1063 (39.38%) Active Directory
5 972 (36.01%) SQL Server
6 890 (32.98%) VMware
7 821 (30.42%) MS Excel
8 734 (27.20%) MCITP
9 729 (27.01%) ITIL
10 712 (26.38%) SQL
11 705 (26.12%) MS Exchange
12 664 (24.60%) MCP
13 653 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 639 (23.68%) .NET
15 636 (23.56%) Finance
16 579 (21.45%) VMware Infrastructure
17 575 (21.30%) Degree
18 563 (20.86%) MCTS
19 562 (20.82%) C#
20 545 (20.19%) Cisco
21 524 (19.41%) Citrix
22 503 (18.64%) MCSA
23 478 (17.71%) Cisco Certification
24 466 (17.27%) DNS
25 454 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
26 453 (16.78%) SharePoint
27 437 (16.19%) ASP.NET
28 424 (15.71%) CCNA
29 419 (15.52%) Windows 7
30 390 (14.45%) MS Office

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 705 (26.12%) MS Exchange
2 453 (16.78%) SharePoint
3 387 (14.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 226 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 205 (7.60%) Lync
6 190 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 177 (6.56%) IIS
8 152 (5.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 141 (5.22%) SharePoint 2013
10 126 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2003
11 121 (4.48%) SharePoint 2010
12 97 (3.59%) BizTalk Server
13 59 (2.19%) SharePoint Server
14 27 (1.00%) CMS
15 26 (0.96%) Node.js
16 21 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
17 16 (0.59%) IBM Notes
18 15 (0.56%) Tomcat
19 13 (0.48%) Lotus Domino
20 11 (0.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 821 (30.42%) MS Excel
2 390 (14.45%) MS Office
3 50 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (1.63%) InfoPath
5 24 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.22%) MS Project
7 5 (0.19%) PowerPivot
7 5 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.15%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.11%) SPSS
9 3 (0.11%) FastStats
10 2 (0.074%) Maya
10 2 (0.074%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.074%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.074%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.037%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 69 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.48%) SAP Business One
4 12 (0.44%) assyst
5 8 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.26%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.19%) Eikon
7 5 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
9 3 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.11%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.074%) JDE EnterpriseOne
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%) Agresso
11 1 (0.037%) Pivotal CRM
11 1 (0.037%) Visualfiles
11 1 (0.037%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 179 (6.63%) Office 365
2 83 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.59%) SaaS
5 11 (0.41%) IaaS
5 11 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.33%) PaaS
7 8 (0.30%) Google Apps
8 7 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.19%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 466 (17.27%) DNS
2 373 (13.82%) Firewall
3 351 (13.00%) SAN
4 345 (12.78%) DHCP
5 317 (11.75%) LAN
6 304 (11.26%) TCP/IP
7 293 (10.86%) WAN
8 230 (8.52%) VPN
9 112 (4.15%) Internet
10 95 (3.52%) NAS
11 90 (3.33%) VoIP
12 63 (2.33%) Unified Communications
13 61 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
14 55 (2.04%) Wireless
15 53 (1.96%) VLAN
16 49 (1.82%) SMTP
17 46 (1.70%) NetScaler
17 46 (1.70%) SSL
18 39 (1.44%) Network Security
19 36 (1.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 972 (36.01%) SQL Server
2 274 (10.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 247 (9.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 199 (7.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 181 (6.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 127 (4.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 114 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
8 104 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 39 (1.44%) MySQL
10 34 (1.26%) OLAP
11 31 (1.15%) OLTP
12 30 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
13 24 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 21 (0.78%) QlikView
15 19 (0.70%) Relational Database
16 14 (0.52%) NoSQL
17 13 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
18 12 (0.44%) DTS
19 9 (0.33%) Big Data
19 9 (0.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 188 (6.97%) NUnit
2 181 (6.71%) Rhino Mocks
3 131 (4.85%) Subversion
4 112 (4.15%) Moq
5 100 (3.71%) Visual Studio
6 71 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (1.07%) Git (software)
8 27 (1.00%) MSTest
9 17 (0.63%) Jenkins
10 13 (0.48%) MSBuild
11 12 (0.44%) MSI
12 8 (0.30%) JIRA
13 7 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 7 (0.26%) CruiseControl
13 7 (0.26%) Metasploit
14 6 (0.22%) Artifactory
15 5 (0.19%) WiX
16 4 (0.15%) Selenium
17 3 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 3 (0.11%) Dreamweaver
General
1 636 (23.56%) Finance
2 236 (8.74%) Banking
3 149 (5.52%) Law
4 120 (4.45%) Legal
5 107 (3.96%) Games
6 84 (3.11%) Advertising
7 79 (2.93%) Marketing
8 77 (2.85%) Telecoms
8 77 (2.85%) Retail
9 53 (1.96%) Investment Banking
10 23 (0.85%) Back Office
11 22 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 13 (0.48%) Music Industry
14 11 (0.41%) Publishing
15 10 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.37%) Electronics
16 9 (0.33%) Billing
17 8 (0.30%) Front Office
18 6 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 555 (20.56%) Developer
2 415 (15.38%) Analyst
3 288 (10.67%) .NET Developer
4 280 (10.37%) Support Engineer
5 224 (8.30%) Administrator
6 184 (6.82%) Support Analyst
7 177 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 164 (6.08%) Consultant
9 162 (6.00%) C# Developer
10 139 (5.15%) Systems Engineer
11 133 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support
12 128 (4.74%) 3rd Line Support
13 124 (4.59%) C# .NET Developer
14 117 (4.33%) IT Support
15 112 (4.15%) Architect
16 109 (4.04%) Technical Support
17 99 (3.67%) Desktop Support
18 98 (3.63%) DBA
19 97 (3.59%) Systems Administrator
20 92 (3.41%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 639 (23.68%) .NET
2 437 (16.19%) ASP.NET
3 298 (11.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 297 (11.00%) WCF
5 222 (8.23%) HTML
6 221 (8.19%) .NET Framework
6 221 (8.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 216 (8.00%) WPF
8 214 (7.93%) CSS
9 191 (7.08%) NHibernate
10 149 (5.52%) XML
11 148 (5.48%) Razor View Engine
12 130 (4.82%) Ajax
12 130 (4.82%) HTML5
13 125 (4.63%) jQuery
14 120 (4.45%) LINQ
15 103 (3.82%) Silverlight
16 102 (3.78%) Castle Windsor
17 82 (3.04%) Web Services
18 78 (2.89%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 238 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 235 (8.71%) Blackberry
3 141 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 136 (5.04%) Clustering
5 82 (3.04%) Client/Server
6 69 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 63 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
8 59 (2.19%) Replication
9 58 (2.15%) iPhone
10 43 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
11 40 (1.48%) Hedge funds
12 39 (1.44%) Tandem
13 33 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
14 31 (1.15%) EqualLogic
15 27 (1.00%) Statistics
16 24 (0.89%) Mathematics
17 22 (0.82%) Derivative
18 20 (0.74%) Equities
19 18 (0.67%) iPad
20 16 (0.59%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1629 (60.36%) Windows
2 653 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 419 (15.52%) Windows 7
4 375 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 336 (12.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 242 (8.97%) Windows XP
7 240 (8.89%) Linux
8 107 (3.96%) Windows 8
9 62 (2.30%) UNIX
10 54 (2.00%) Android
11 37 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 30 (1.11%) Mac OS X
13 29 (1.07%) Windows Vista
14 28 (1.04%) Mac OS
15 23 (0.85%) Windows 2000
16 22 (0.82%) Solaris
17 19 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
18 18 (0.67%) Apple iOS
19 14 (0.52%) CentOS
20 12 (0.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 729 (27.01%) ITIL
2 454 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
3 348 (12.89%) MVC
4 266 (9.86%) TDD
5 233 (8.63%) Scrum
6 202 (7.48%) Web Application Development
7 174 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 151 (5.59%) Project Management
9 125 (4.63%) BDD
10 122 (4.52%) Migration
10 122 (4.52%) OO
11 120 (4.45%) CRM
12 108 (4.00%) Service Management
12 108 (4.00%) Service Delivery
13 106 (3.93%) Kanban
14 105 (3.89%) Disaster Recovery
15 95 (3.52%) Performance Tuning
16 89 (3.30%) Mentoring
17 86 (3.19%) PRINCE2
18 83 (3.08%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 712 (26.38%) SQL
2 562 (20.82%) C#
3 233 (8.63%) JavaScript
4 208 (7.71%) PowerShell
5 207 (7.67%) T-SQL
6 64 (2.37%) VB
7 61 (2.26%) VBScript
8 57 (2.11%) VB.NET
9 36 (1.33%) Java
10 35 (1.30%) VBA
11 32 (1.19%) C++
12 23 (0.85%) Python
12 23 (0.85%) Perl
13 20 (0.74%) Ruby
14 14 (0.52%) C
15 10 (0.37%) R
16 8 (0.30%) PHP
17 7 (0.26%) MATLAB
17 7 (0.26%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1224 (45.35%) MCSE
2 734 (27.20%) MCITP
3 664 (24.60%) MCP
4 575 (21.30%) Degree
5 563 (20.86%) MCTS
6 503 (18.64%) MCSA
7 478 (17.71%) Cisco Certification
8 424 (15.71%) CCNA
9 345 (12.78%) MCSD
10 291 (10.78%) MCAD
11 208 (7.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 105 (3.89%) ITIL Certification
13 102 (3.78%) MCDBA
14 94 (3.48%) Citrix Certification
15 91 (3.37%) CCNP
16 88 (3.26%) MCDST
17 59 (2.19%) A+ Certification
18 49 (1.82%) CCA
19 36 (1.33%) VCAP
20 34 (1.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (6.74%) SLA
2 60 (2.22%) QA
3 36 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.037%) Section 508
7 1 (0.037%) BS7799
7 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1063 (39.38%) Active Directory
2 579 (21.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 317 (11.75%) Hyper-V
4 168 (6.22%) XenApp
5 116 (4.30%) VMware ESX
6 104 (3.85%) vSphere
7 78 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
8 46 (1.70%) XenDesktop
9 40 (1.48%) XenServer
10 25 (0.93%) Terminal Services
11 22 (0.82%) Xen
12 20 (0.74%) UAG
13 19 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
13 19 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
14 16 (0.59%) vCloud
15 14 (0.52%) ISA Server
16 13 (0.48%) MetaFrame
16 13 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 11 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 10 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 221 (8.19%) SCCM
2 112 (4.15%) SCOM
3 81 (3.00%) Backup Exec
4 49 (1.82%) WSUS
5 33 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 30 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
7 29 (1.07%) NetBackup
8 27 (1.00%) SCVMM
9 19 (0.70%) SCSM
10 18 (0.67%) Tivoli
11 17 (0.63%) SCDPM
12 14 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
12 14 (0.52%) Puppet
13 11 (0.41%) ARCserve
14 9 (0.33%) SCOrch
15 8 (0.30%) Nagios
16 6 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
16 6 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
16 6 (0.22%) XenMobile
16 6 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1907 (70.66%) Microsoft
2 890 (32.98%) VMware
3 545 (20.19%) Cisco
4 524 (19.41%) Citrix
5 230 (8.52%) HP
6 153 (5.67%) Symantec
7 122 (4.52%) Dell
7 122 (4.52%) NetApp
8 112 (4.15%) Oracle
9 97 (3.59%) Apple
10 88 (3.26%) Juniper
11 60 (2.22%) EMC
12 57 (2.11%) Bloomberg
13 48 (1.78%) Avaya
14 46 (1.70%) SAP
15 45 (1.67%) Reuters
16 41 (1.52%) Red Hat
17 40 (1.48%) IBM
18 38 (1.41%) Veeam
19 35 (1.30%) Mitel
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum 10% bonus, pension, healthcare and g
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package and Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
PAW Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £31,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £56000.00 - £62000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Bank of England
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: Salary is approx up to £35k base + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Bank of England
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Bank of England
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + More
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: £35000 - £70000 Per Annum bonus and car scheme
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sidcup, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum + Strong Pension, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Co-operative Systems
Salary: From £27,000 to £37,000 per annum Competitive (DOE) plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday