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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 189 181 113
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -68
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 700 834 1248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.78% 1.88% 2.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.53% 7.41% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 608 750 1113
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
9302 11259 11737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.66% 25.37% 25.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7835 9258 9367
Median salary £57,500 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +8 105 £52,500 +23.52% 11
Surbiton - 8 £50,000 -
Feltham +12 7 £52,500 +75.00% 2
Croydon -9 5 £27,500 +7.84% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +5 3 £35,000 -39.13%
Barnet - 3 £32,500 -
Paddington +6 2 £42,000 +12.00%
Chiswick -3 2 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Southwark - 2 £27,000 -
Brentford - 2 £42,500 -
Romford - 2 £34,250 -
Stanmore - 2 £43,288 -
Twickenham +10 1 £35,000 -15.66% 1
Wembley 0 1 £21,000 -47.50%
Uxbridge -2 1 £25,000 +19.04%
Hammersmith - 1 £42,500 -
Finchley - 1 £37,500 -
Bexley - 1 £40,000 -
Dagenham - 1 £23,000 -
Enfield - 1 £26,000 -
Sidcup - 1 £25,000 - 2
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 1088 (75.09%) Microsoft
2 915 (63.15%) Windows
3 803 (55.42%) MCSE
4 696 (48.03%) Active Directory
5 510 (35.20%) Windows Server
6 485 (33.47%) ITIL
7 483 (33.33%) VMware
8 450 (31.06%) MS Excel
9 404 (27.88%) SQL Server
10 386 (26.64%) Cisco
11 385 (26.57%) MS Exchange
12 367 (25.33%) MCSA
13 356 (24.57%) Citrix
14 346 (23.88%) Finance
15 310 (21.39%) VMware Infrastructure
16 309 (21.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 309 (21.33%) SQL
17 304 (20.98%) Cisco Certification
18 300 (20.70%) Windows 7
19 289 (19.94%) MS Office
20 284 (19.60%) Windows Server 2012
21 274 (18.91%) Degree
22 269 (18.56%) MCITP
23 261 (18.01%) CCNA
24 231 (15.94%) Office 365
25 230 (15.87%) MCP
26 226 (15.60%) Hyper-V
27 221 (15.25%) Firewall
28 210 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2010
29 193 (13.32%) .NET

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
1 385 (26.57%) MS Exchange
2 210 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 164 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 162 (11.18%) SharePoint
5 123 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 107 (7.38%) Skype for Business
7 88 (6.07%) IIS
8 48 (3.31%) Apache
9 42 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 34 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 27 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
11 27 (1.86%) Tomcat
12 24 (1.66%) Confluence
13 17 (1.17%) CMS
14 14 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
15 11 (0.76%) Apache Spark
15 11 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
16 10 (0.69%) JBoss
16 10 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 450 (31.06%) MS Excel
2 289 (19.94%) MS Office
3 18 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.55%) MS Project
6 7 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.14%) PTC Creo
8 2 (0.14%) SketchUp
8 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.14%) Windchill
9 1 (0.069%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 35 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.76%) ReMetrica
3 8 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.21%) Bankmaster
5 3 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.21%) Hi Portfolio
6 2 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.069%) assyst
7 1 (0.069%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 231 (15.94%) Office 365
2 191 (13.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (2.83%) SaaS
5 36 (2.48%) IaaS
6 34 (2.35%) PaaS
7 22 (1.52%) OneDrive
8 21 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (1.24%) Mimecast
10 9 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.48%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.48%) GitHub
12 6 (0.41%) Google Apps
13 5 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.21%) IBM SmartCloud
16 2 (0.14%) Nimbula
16 2 (0.14%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 221 (15.25%) Firewall
2 190 (13.11%) LAN
3 178 (12.28%) WAN
4 168 (11.59%) DNS
5 163 (11.25%) SAN
6 142 (9.80%) VPN
7 133 (9.18%) DHCP
8 97 (6.69%) TCP/IP
9 75 (5.18%) VoIP
10 54 (3.73%) Cisco ASA
11 45 (3.11%) Wireless
12 44 (3.04%) NAS
13 41 (2.83%) iSCSI
14 40 (2.76%) VLAN
15 39 (2.69%) Fibre Channel
16 37 (2.55%) MPLS
17 36 (2.48%) Skype
18 35 (2.42%) Internet
19 32 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
20 30 (2.07%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 404 (27.88%) SQL Server
2 113 (7.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 100 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 77 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 75 (5.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 70 (4.83%) SQL Server 2014
7 67 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 46 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
9 43 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 25 (1.73%) Relational Database
11 24 (1.66%) Power BI
12 23 (1.59%) GIS
13 20 (1.38%) QlikView
14 16 (1.10%) MySQL
15 15 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
16 14 (0.97%) Big Data
17 11 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
17 11 (0.76%) HDInsight
18 9 (0.62%) MongoDB
19 8 (0.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 43 (2.97%) JIRA
2 35 (2.42%) Moq
2 35 (2.42%) NUnit
2 35 (2.42%) Visual Studio
3 27 (1.86%) Rhino Mocks
4 22 (1.52%) Git (software)
5 17 (1.17%) TeamCity
6 16 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (0.83%) Subversion
8 11 (0.76%) Eclipse
9 9 (0.62%) Selenium
10 7 (0.48%) WiX
11 6 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.35%) MorphX
12 5 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.28%) MSI
14 2 (0.14%) FxCop
14 2 (0.14%) Jenkins
15 1 (0.069%) Grunt
15 1 (0.069%) Vagrant
General
1 346 (23.88%) Finance
2 77 (5.31%) Banking
3 60 (4.14%) Marketing
4 49 (3.38%) Law
5 42 (2.90%) Games
6 36 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 28 (1.93%) Retail
8 27 (1.86%) Billing
9 26 (1.79%) Japanese Language
9 26 (1.79%) Legal
10 22 (1.52%) Back Office
11 15 (1.04%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.97%) French Language
13 12 (0.83%) Advertising
13 12 (0.83%) Spanish Language
14 10 (0.69%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.55%) Italian Language
16 7 (0.48%) Electronics
16 7 (0.48%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 302 (20.84%) Analyst
2 190 (13.11%) Developer
3 189 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 140 (9.66%) Support Engineer
5 133 (9.18%) Service Desk Analyst
6 107 (7.38%) .NET Developer
6 107 (7.38%) Consultant
7 106 (7.32%) Architect
8 103 (7.11%) Service Analyst
9 93 (6.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 92 (6.35%) Support Analyst
11 90 (6.21%) Administrator
12 86 (5.94%) C# Developer
13 81 (5.59%) 2nd Line Support
14 78 (5.38%) IT Support
14 78 (5.38%) Windows Engineer
15 67 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
16 63 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
17 57 (3.93%) 1st Line Support
18 55 (3.80%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (13.32%) .NET
2 113 (7.80%) ASP.NET
3 92 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 77 (5.31%) HTML
5 73 (5.04%) CSS
5 73 (5.04%) jQuery
6 69 (4.76%) Web Services
7 61 (4.21%) .NET Framework
8 55 (3.80%) AngularJS
9 36 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 28 (1.93%) NHibernate
11 27 (1.86%) LINQ
11 27 (1.86%) WCF
12 23 (1.59%) 802.1X
13 22 (1.52%) HTML5
13 22 (1.52%) WinForms
14 21 (1.45%) Middleware
15 18 (1.24%) Ajax
15 18 (1.24%) Entity Framework
16 17 (1.17%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 145 (10.01%) Data Centre
2 117 (8.07%) Blackberry
3 95 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (5.52%) Computer Science
5 64 (4.42%) Hybrid Cloud
6 52 (3.59%) Video Conferencing
7 48 (3.31%) Clustering
8 46 (3.17%) iPhone
9 38 (2.62%) Private Cloud
10 34 (2.35%) Management Information System
11 33 (2.28%) Smartphone
12 32 (2.21%) Replication
13 31 (2.14%) Public Cloud
14 23 (1.59%) Reinsurance
15 22 (1.52%) Driving Licence
16 17 (1.17%) Mobile App
17 16 (1.10%) Mathematics
18 15 (1.04%) Client/Server
18 15 (1.04%) PKI
19 14 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 915 (63.15%) Windows
2 510 (35.20%) Windows Server
3 309 (21.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 300 (20.70%) Windows 7
5 284 (19.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 176 (12.15%) Linux
7 123 (8.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 103 (7.11%) Windows 8
9 66 (4.55%) Windows 10
10 51 (3.52%) Mac OS X
11 44 (3.04%) Unix
12 36 (2.48%) Windows XP
13 33 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 22 (1.52%) Mac OS
15 19 (1.31%) Ubuntu
16 18 (1.24%) Android
17 16 (1.10%) Apple iOS
18 14 (0.97%) HPUX
19 13 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
20 11 (0.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (33.47%) ITIL
2 159 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (8.76%) Scrum
4 123 (8.49%) Presales
5 116 (8.01%) Migration
6 106 (7.32%) MVC
7 101 (6.97%) PRINCE2
8 91 (6.28%) Service Delivery
9 90 (6.21%) Service Management
10 84 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
10 84 (5.80%) Mentoring
11 82 (5.66%) Project Management
11 82 (5.66%) TDD
12 69 (4.76%) Incident Management
13 63 (4.35%) Change Control
13 63 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
14 59 (4.07%) CRM
15 56 (3.86%) BDD
16 53 (3.66%) ITIL V3
17 49 (3.38%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 309 (21.33%) SQL
2 172 (11.87%) C#
3 168 (11.59%) PowerShell
4 103 (7.11%) JavaScript
5 70 (4.83%) T-SQL
6 33 (2.28%) C
7 29 (2.00%) VBScript
8 26 (1.79%) Python
9 24 (1.66%) VB
10 14 (0.97%) R
11 13 (0.90%) Java
11 13 (0.90%) Ruby
11 13 (0.90%) VB.NET
12 11 (0.76%) Bash Shell
12 11 (0.76%) Scala
13 8 (0.55%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.48%) X++
15 6 (0.41%) PHP
16 4 (0.28%) C++
17 3 (0.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 803 (55.42%) MCSE
2 367 (25.33%) MCSA
3 304 (20.98%) Cisco Certification
4 274 (18.91%) Degree
5 269 (18.56%) MCITP
6 261 (18.01%) CCNA
7 230 (15.87%) MCP
8 148 (10.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 135 (9.32%) MCTS
10 80 (5.52%) ITIL Certification
11 78 (5.38%) CCNP
12 71 (4.90%) MCSD
13 63 (4.35%) Security Cleared
14 60 (4.14%) MCDST
15 51 (3.52%) EMC Certification
16 48 (3.31%) Citrix Certification
17 46 (3.17%) MCAD
18 42 (2.90%) CCA
19 32 (2.21%) MCDBA
20 29 (2.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (9.45%) SLA
2 29 (2.00%) QA
3 19 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.48%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.21%) SSAE 16
8 2 (0.14%) COBIT
8 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.069%) COSHH
System Software
1 696 (48.03%) Active Directory
2 310 (21.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 226 (15.60%) Hyper-V
4 106 (7.32%) XenApp
5 98 (6.76%) vSphere
6 51 (3.52%) XenDesktop
7 36 (2.48%) NFS
8 34 (2.35%) VMware ESX
9 26 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
10 25 (1.73%) Terminal Services
10 25 (1.73%) XenServer
11 24 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
12 17 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
13 14 (0.97%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 14 (0.97%) Postfix
14 12 (0.83%) Xen
15 10 (0.69%) BitLocker
15 10 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (0.69%) vCloud
16 9 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 157 (10.84%) SCCM
2 87 (6.00%) SCOM
3 27 (1.86%) Failover Clustering
3 27 (1.86%) Microsoft Clustering
4 26 (1.79%) SCVMM
5 25 (1.73%) Backup Exec
6 22 (1.52%) Nagios
6 22 (1.52%) WSUS
7 19 (1.31%) AirWatch
8 16 (1.10%) Puppet
9 14 (0.97%) EMC VPLEX
9 14 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
10 12 (0.83%) NetBackup
11 10 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 10 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
11 10 (0.69%) SafeCom
12 9 (0.62%) HAProxy
13 8 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
14 7 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 6 (0.41%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1088 (75.09%) Microsoft
2 483 (33.33%) VMware
3 386 (26.64%) Cisco
4 356 (24.57%) Citrix
5 162 (11.18%) HP
6 93 (6.42%) EMC
7 84 (5.80%) Apple
8 80 (5.52%) NetApp
9 66 (4.55%) Oracle
10 54 (3.73%) CheckPoint
10 54 (3.73%) Dell
11 52 (3.59%) Juniper
11 52 (3.59%) Symantec
12 39 (2.69%) Avaya
13 36 (2.48%) SolarWinds
14 35 (2.42%) Google
15 34 (2.35%) Red Hat
16 33 (2.28%) Sophos
17 28 (1.93%) Brocade
17 28 (1.93%) Veeam
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 35,000-50,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Thames Tideway
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum pension, plus profit and performance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum, Benefits Company Car, Excellent Package, On
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 22 hours ago
West London
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £41400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
QUANTICA
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Pygmalion Cloud Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum plus a range of benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + 1,200 DV Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Twickenham, Middlesex
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Retail Trust
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
Eddison Knight
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago