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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 162 112 82
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 838 1195 1468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.88% 2.57% 3.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.47% 10.37% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 750 1070 1347
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £25,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
11224 11523 11077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.15% 24.80% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9309 9178 9057
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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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 -72 172 £42,500 -2.90% 22
Croydon +4 8 £26,000 -38.82%
Wimbledon -1 6 £42,500 +6.25%
Chiswick - 6 £45,000 -
Bromley +23 4 £28,250 +15.30% 1
Canary Wharf - 4 £30,000 -
Hounslow +5 3 £51,300 +86.54% 1
Docklands, London - 3 £43,750 -
Greenford - 3 £29,000 -
New Malden +3 2 - -
Wembley -1 2 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Twickenham -13 2 £45,750 +22.00%
Feltham - 2 £41,500 - 1
Lewisham - 2 £37,500 -
Uxbridge -7 1 £21,000 -23.63%
Woodford Green - 1 £45,000 -
Ealing - 1 £26,500 -
Paddington - 1 £37,500 -
Southall - 1 £22,500 -
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1468 (81.10%) Microsoft
2 1208 (66.74%) Windows
3 989 (54.64%) MCSE
4 761 (42.04%) Active Directory
5 667 (36.85%) VMware
6 571 (31.55%) MS Excel
7 514 (28.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 507 (28.01%) ITIL
9 504 (27.85%) SQL Server
10 473 (26.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 464 (25.64%) MCSA
12 462 (25.52%) MCITP
13 433 (23.92%) MS Exchange
14 417 (23.04%) Citrix
15 416 (22.98%) SQL
16 402 (22.21%) Finance
17 397 (21.93%) Cisco
18 395 (21.82%) MCP
19 378 (20.88%) Windows Server 2012
20 325 (17.96%) Windows 7
21 321 (17.73%) MS Office
22 317 (17.51%) Cisco Certification
23 311 (17.18%) .NET
24 301 (16.63%) Degree
25 289 (15.97%) CCNA
26 284 (15.69%) Hyper-V
27 283 (15.64%) DNS
28 275 (15.19%) Firewall
29 260 (14.36%) SAN
30 256 (14.14%) C#

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 433 (23.92%) MS Exchange
2 248 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 247 (13.65%) SharePoint
4 182 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 132 (7.29%) Lync
6 119 (6.57%) IIS
7 111 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 75 (4.14%) SharePoint 2010
9 72 (3.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 65 (3.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 53 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2003
12 20 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
12 20 (1.10%) Apache
12 20 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
13 17 (0.94%) Tomcat
14 12 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
15 11 (0.61%) Apache Pig
16 9 (0.50%) CMS
17 7 (0.39%) WorkSite
18 6 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 571 (31.55%) MS Excel
2 321 (17.73%) MS Office
3 46 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.05%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.28%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.22%) GNU Octave
9 3 (0.17%) MS Project
10 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.055%) Revit
11 1 (0.055%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.055%) SketchUp
11 1 (0.055%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.055%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 72 (3.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.44%) SAP Business One
2 8 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.17%) ResourceLink
4 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.11%) SAP CCM
5 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.055%) assyst
6 1 (0.055%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.055%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 136 (7.51%) Office 365
2 88 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.77%) SaaS
6 8 (0.44%) Symantec.cloud
6 8 (0.44%) Mimecast
7 6 (0.33%) IaaS
8 3 (0.17%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.11%) Yammer
9 2 (0.11%) GitHub
10 1 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.055%) PaaS
10 1 (0.055%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.055%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 283 (15.64%) DNS
2 275 (15.19%) Firewall
3 260 (14.36%) SAN
4 204 (11.27%) TCP/IP
5 203 (11.22%) WAN
6 202 (11.16%) DHCP
7 177 (9.78%) LAN
8 122 (6.74%) VPN
9 85 (4.70%) VoIP
10 83 (4.59%) NAS
11 46 (2.54%) Network Security
11 46 (2.54%) Internet
12 45 (2.49%) Wireless
13 44 (2.43%) VLAN
14 43 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
15 35 (1.93%) MPLS
16 30 (1.66%) iSCSI
17 26 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
18 24 (1.33%) SSL
18 24 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 504 (27.85%) SQL Server
2 197 (10.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 181 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 140 (7.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 117 (6.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 105 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 90 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
8 78 (4.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 66 (3.65%) Relational Database
10 50 (2.76%) Oracle Database
11 37 (2.04%) Big Data
11 37 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 37 (2.04%) MySQL
12 30 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
13 26 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
14 20 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (0.88%) Hadoop
16 15 (0.83%) Star Schema
17 14 (0.77%) NoSQL
18 12 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 114 (6.30%) Visual Studio
2 30 (1.66%) NUnit
3 25 (1.38%) Rhino Mocks
3 25 (1.38%) Moq
4 22 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
5 21 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (0.88%) Subversion
7 14 (0.77%) MSI
7 14 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 13 (0.72%) InstallShield
9 9 (0.50%) MSBuild
10 8 (0.44%) JIRA
11 7 (0.39%) Git (software)
11 7 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.28%) CruiseControl
12 5 (0.28%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.22%) Bugzilla
14 3 (0.17%) Ant
14 3 (0.17%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 402 (22.21%) Finance
2 110 (6.08%) Banking
3 96 (5.30%) Law
4 84 (4.64%) Legal
5 66 (3.65%) Telecoms
6 63 (3.48%) Retail
7 45 (2.49%) Marketing
8 40 (2.21%) Games
9 36 (1.99%) Financial Institution
10 35 (1.93%) Advertising
11 31 (1.71%) Investment Banking
12 29 (1.60%) Back Office
13 19 (1.05%) Front Office
14 12 (0.66%) Electronics
15 8 (0.44%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.33%) Local Government
17 5 (0.28%) Billing
18 4 (0.22%) Music Industry
19 3 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 286 (15.80%) Support Engineer
2 257 (14.20%) Analyst
3 248 (13.70%) Developer
4 141 (7.79%) Support Analyst
5 137 (7.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 128 (7.07%) Consultant
7 126 (6.96%) Administrator
8 117 (6.46%) 2nd Line Support
8 117 (6.46%) .NET Developer
9 108 (5.97%) Desktop Support
10 92 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
11 74 (4.09%) Architect
11 74 (4.09%) DBA
12 72 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
13 65 (3.59%) IT Support
14 58 (3.20%) Junior
15 57 (3.15%) Technical Support
15 57 (3.15%) Desktop Engineer
16 55 (3.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 53 (2.93%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 311 (17.18%) .NET
2 191 (10.55%) ASP.NET
3 130 (7.18%) HTML
4 115 (6.35%) CSS
5 113 (6.24%) .NET Framework
6 101 (5.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 86 (4.75%) WCF
7 86 (4.75%) XML
8 71 (3.92%) jQuery
9 64 (3.54%) Web Services
10 57 (3.15%) NHibernate
11 50 (2.76%) Entity Framework
12 38 (2.10%) WF
13 35 (1.93%) LINQ
14 32 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 31 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC 2
15 31 (1.71%) DAO
16 27 (1.49%) ADO.NET
17 26 (1.44%) HTML5
18 23 (1.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 170 (9.39%) Blackberry
2 161 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
3 118 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 90 (4.97%) Management Information System
5 88 (4.86%) Computer Science
6 80 (4.42%) Clustering
7 73 (4.03%) Replication
8 47 (2.60%) PDA
9 34 (1.88%) Private Cloud
10 31 (1.71%) Statistics
11 30 (1.66%) Hedge funds
12 27 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
13 23 (1.27%) Fat Client
13 23 (1.27%) Thin Client
14 21 (1.16%) EqualLogic
14 21 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
15 20 (1.10%) iPhone
15 20 (1.10%) Client/Server
16 18 (0.99%) Mathematics
17 12 (0.66%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 1208 (66.74%) Windows
2 514 (28.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 378 (20.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 325 (17.96%) Windows 7
5 233 (12.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 190 (10.50%) Linux
7 144 (7.96%) Windows XP
8 139 (7.68%) Windows 8
9 72 (3.98%) UNIX
10 51 (2.82%) Mac OS X
11 45 (2.49%) Android
12 32 (1.77%) Windows Vista
13 31 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 27 (1.49%) Apple iOS
15 18 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
16 15 (0.83%) Mac OS
17 12 (0.66%) Debian
18 8 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
19 7 (0.39%) VMS
19 7 (0.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (28.01%) ITIL
2 193 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
4 119 (6.57%) Migration
5 104 (5.75%) MVC
5 104 (5.75%) Service Delivery
6 98 (5.41%) CRM
7 93 (5.14%) Project Management
8 88 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 87 (4.81%) Mentoring
10 85 (4.70%) Service Management
11 82 (4.53%) Scrum
12 65 (3.59%) Information Security
13 63 (3.48%) Problem Management
14 56 (3.09%) Workflow
15 52 (2.87%) Time Management
16 50 (2.76%) PRINCE2
17 49 (2.71%) TDD
18 48 (2.65%) Change Management
18 48 (2.65%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 416 (22.98%) SQL
2 256 (14.14%) C#
3 152 (8.40%) PowerShell
4 132 (7.29%) JavaScript
5 82 (4.53%) T-SQL
6 59 (3.26%) Java
7 38 (2.10%) C
8 31 (1.71%) VBScript
9 28 (1.55%) VBA
10 20 (1.10%) Shell Script
11 17 (0.94%) C++
12 15 (0.83%) Python
13 14 (0.77%) VB.NET
14 13 (0.72%) Perl
14 13 (0.72%) VB
15 11 (0.61%) PL/SQL
15 11 (0.61%) R
15 11 (0.61%) Objective-C
16 8 (0.44%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 989 (54.64%) MCSE
2 464 (25.64%) MCSA
3 462 (25.52%) MCITP
4 395 (21.82%) MCP
5 317 (17.51%) Cisco Certification
6 301 (16.63%) Degree
7 289 (15.97%) CCNA
8 221 (12.21%) MCTS
9 208 (11.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 83 (4.59%) Security Cleared
11 79 (4.36%) CCNP
12 77 (4.25%) Citrix Certification
13 76 (4.20%) MCSD
14 64 (3.54%) CCA
15 45 (2.49%) CISSP
16 44 (2.43%) A+ Certification
16 44 (2.43%) DV Cleared
17 42 (2.32%) MOS
17 42 (2.32%) MCAD
18 40 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (9.01%) SLA
2 49 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (1.05%) QA
4 16 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.44%) COBIT
8 4 (0.22%) BS7799
9 3 (0.17%) BS25999
System Software
1 761 (42.04%) Active Directory
2 473 (26.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 284 (15.69%) Hyper-V
4 132 (7.29%) XenApp
5 71 (3.92%) vSphere
5 71 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
6 52 (2.87%) XenDesktop
7 51 (2.82%) VMware ESX
8 37 (2.04%) Terminal Services
9 32 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
10 29 (1.60%) VMware Server
11 22 (1.22%) XenServer
12 21 (1.16%) Xen
13 15 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
13 15 (0.83%) vCloud
14 12 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 12 (0.66%) Terminal Server
15 9 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
15 9 (0.50%) BitLocker
16 6 (0.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 171 (9.45%) SCCM
2 85 (4.70%) Backup Exec
3 83 (4.59%) SCOM
4 26 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 25 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (1.22%) WSUS
7 18 (0.99%) Puppet
8 15 (0.83%) Nagios
9 14 (0.77%) Tivoli
9 14 (0.77%) NetBackup
9 14 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 13 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
11 12 (0.66%) SCVMM
12 10 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 10 (0.55%) AirWatch
12 10 (0.55%) SCOrch
12 10 (0.55%) XenMobile
13 9 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 8 (0.44%) OpenView
15 7 (0.39%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 1468 (81.10%) Microsoft
2 667 (36.85%) VMware
3 417 (23.04%) Citrix
4 397 (21.93%) Cisco
5 203 (11.22%) HP
6 149 (8.23%) Oracle
7 107 (5.91%) Dell
8 103 (5.69%) Apple
9 90 (4.97%) NetApp
10 74 (4.09%) EMC
11 73 (4.03%) Symantec
12 71 (3.92%) IBM
13 62 (3.43%) Juniper
14 49 (2.71%) CheckPoint
15 45 (2.49%) Red Hat
16 44 (2.43%) Bloomberg
17 40 (2.21%) Veeam
18 35 (1.93%) Reuters
19 33 (1.82%) Sybase
20 32 (1.77%) SonicWALL
London
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Salary: Band 6 £31,249 - £41,218 pa + HCAS
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PTS Resourcing (UK) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + £4,000 bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Chassam Contract
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Private healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago