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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 186 179 112
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -67
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 710 840 1319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.80% 1.89% 2.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.51% 7.49% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 608 757 1170
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
9453 11213 12230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.99% 25.22% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7939 9120 9811
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -3 117 £55,000 +22.22% 14
Twickenham +21 7 £62,500 +78.57%
Feltham +7 7 £52,500 +75.00%
Surbiton - 5 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +6 4 £32,500 -21.21% 1
Croydon -11 4 £27,500 +5.76% 1
Barnet - 3 £32,500 -
Brentford +6 2 £42,500 +13.33%
Dagenham - 2 £24,250 -
Hayes - 2 £47,500 - 2
Romford - 2 £34,250 - 1
Stanmore - 2 £43,288 -
Southwark - 2 £27,000 -
Hammersmith - 2 £43,000 -
Wembley +6 1 £21,000 -40.00%
Uxbridge +4 1 £25,000 +19.04%
Bromley -2 1 £25,500 -5.55% 1
Chessington - 1 £19,500 -
Enfield - 1 £26,000 -
Sidcup - 1 £25,000 - 2
Bexley - 1 £40,000 -
Greenwich - 1 £33,500 -
Paddington - 1 £42,000 -
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 1144 (74.87%) Microsoft
2 977 (63.94%) Windows
3 866 (56.68%) MCSE
4 749 (49.02%) Active Directory
5 561 (36.71%) Windows Server
6 516 (33.77%) VMware
7 510 (33.38%) ITIL
8 473 (30.96%) MS Excel
9 447 (29.25%) SQL Server
10 399 (26.11%) MS Exchange
11 398 (26.05%) Cisco
12 392 (25.65%) Finance
13 388 (25.39%) Citrix
14 387 (25.33%) MCSA
15 347 (22.71%) Windows Server 2008
16 330 (21.60%) SQL
17 327 (21.40%) Cisco Certification
18 321 (21.01%) VMware Infrastructure
19 317 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
20 309 (20.22%) MS Office
21 296 (19.37%) Degree
22 293 (19.18%) Windows 7
23 279 (18.26%) CCNA
24 260 (17.02%) MCITP
25 236 (15.45%) Firewall
26 235 (15.38%) Hyper-V
27 232 (15.18%) MCP
28 226 (14.79%) Office 365
29 222 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2010
30 215 (14.07%) .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
1 399 (26.11%) MS Exchange
2 222 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 180 (11.78%) SharePoint
4 161 (10.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 133 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 105 (6.87%) IIS
6 105 (6.87%) Skype for Business
7 48 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 43 (2.81%) Apache
9 38 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 33 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 28 (1.83%) Confluence
12 27 (1.77%) Tomcat
13 19 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
14 17 (1.11%) CMS
15 16 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
16 14 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
17 11 (0.72%) Apache Spark
18 10 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
19 8 (0.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 473 (30.96%) MS Excel
2 309 (20.22%) MS Office
3 15 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.72%) MS Project
5 10 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.46%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.20%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.13%) PTC Creo
8 2 (0.13%) SketchUp
8 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.13%) Windchill
9 1 (0.065%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.065%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.065%) Revit
Business Applications
1 29 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.72%) ReMetrica
3 9 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.26%) Bankmaster
5 4 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.20%) Hi Portfolio
7 2 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.065%) assyst
8 1 (0.065%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.065%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 226 (14.79%) Office 365
2 187 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (1.96%) IaaS
5 29 (1.90%) SaaS
6 27 (1.77%) PaaS
7 24 (1.57%) OneDrive
8 20 (1.31%) Mimecast
9 16 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.46%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.46%) GitHub
12 7 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (0.39%) Google Apps
14 4 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
16 2 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
16 2 (0.13%) Nimbula
16 2 (0.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 236 (15.45%) Firewall
2 197 (12.89%) LAN
3 192 (12.57%) SAN
3 192 (12.57%) WAN
4 180 (11.78%) DNS
5 154 (10.08%) VPN
6 132 (8.64%) DHCP
7 104 (6.81%) TCP/IP
8 64 (4.19%) Cisco ASA
9 60 (3.93%) VoIP
10 51 (3.34%) NAS
11 49 (3.21%) Wireless
12 43 (2.81%) MPLS
13 39 (2.55%) Internet
14 38 (2.49%) iSCSI
15 34 (2.23%) Remote Desktop
16 33 (2.16%) Fibre Channel
16 33 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
17 32 (2.09%) NetScaler
17 32 (2.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (29.25%) SQL Server
2 121 (7.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 96 (6.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 94 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 92 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 83 (5.43%) SQL Server 2014
7 72 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 52 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 43 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
10 36 (2.36%) Relational Database
11 24 (1.57%) MySQL
12 23 (1.51%) GIS
12 23 (1.51%) QlikView
13 22 (1.44%) Power BI
14 17 (1.11%) Big Data
15 12 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
15 12 (0.79%) HDInsight
15 12 (0.79%) Oracle Database
16 11 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
17 9 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 48 (3.14%) JIRA
2 38 (2.49%) Visual Studio
3 35 (2.29%) Moq
3 35 (2.29%) NUnit
4 27 (1.77%) Rhino Mocks
5 24 (1.57%) Git (software)
6 20 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (1.11%) TeamCity
8 12 (0.79%) Subversion
9 11 (0.72%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.52%) Selenium
11 7 (0.46%) MorphX
11 7 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (0.46%) WiX
12 5 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
13 4 (0.26%) MSI
14 2 (0.13%) FxCop
14 2 (0.13%) Jenkins
14 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 392 (25.65%) Finance
2 87 (5.69%) Banking
3 53 (3.47%) Marketing
4 47 (3.08%) Games
5 46 (3.01%) Law
6 40 (2.62%) Telecoms
7 36 (2.36%) Legal
8 31 (2.03%) Retail
9 26 (1.70%) Billing
9 26 (1.70%) Japanese Language
10 24 (1.57%) Back Office
11 18 (1.18%) Investment Banking
12 15 (0.98%) French Language
13 12 (0.79%) Spanish Language
14 11 (0.72%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.65%) Advertising
16 8 (0.52%) Italian Language
17 7 (0.46%) Electronics
17 7 (0.46%) Financial Institution
18 6 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 305 (19.96%) Analyst
2 200 (13.09%) Developer
3 197 (12.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 154 (10.08%) Support Engineer
5 130 (8.51%) Service Desk Analyst
6 126 (8.25%) .NET Developer
7 109 (7.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 108 (7.07%) C# Developer
8 108 (7.07%) Consultant
9 106 (6.94%) Administrator
10 102 (6.68%) Service Analyst
11 100 (6.54%) Support Analyst
12 99 (6.48%) Architect
13 93 (6.09%) IT Support
13 93 (6.09%) Windows Engineer
14 92 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
15 86 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
16 71 (4.65%) IT Engineer
17 68 (4.45%) ASP.NET Developer
18 63 (4.12%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (14.07%) .NET
2 135 (8.84%) ASP.NET
3 100 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 92 (6.02%) HTML
5 88 (5.76%) CSS
5 88 (5.76%) jQuery
6 79 (5.17%) Web Services
7 64 (4.19%) AngularJS
8 58 (3.80%) .NET Framework
9 40 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 32 (2.09%) HTML5
11 28 (1.83%) 802.1X
11 28 (1.83%) LINQ
12 27 (1.77%) NHibernate
12 27 (1.77%) WCF
13 26 (1.70%) WinForms
14 24 (1.57%) Ajax
15 23 (1.51%) CSS3
16 21 (1.37%) Middleware
17 18 (1.18%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 147 (9.62%) Data Centre
2 127 (8.31%) Blackberry
3 113 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (5.24%) Computer Science
5 52 (3.40%) Video Conferencing
6 50 (3.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 50 (3.27%) iPhone
7 49 (3.21%) Clustering
8 43 (2.81%) Replication
9 36 (2.36%) Private Cloud
10 34 (2.23%) Management Information System
10 34 (2.23%) Smartphone
11 30 (1.96%) Public Cloud
12 27 (1.77%) Driving Licence
13 23 (1.51%) Visualisation
14 22 (1.44%) Reinsurance
15 21 (1.37%) Fat Client
15 21 (1.37%) Thin Client
16 20 (1.31%) Mobile App
17 19 (1.24%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 977 (63.94%) Windows
2 561 (36.71%) Windows Server
3 347 (22.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 317 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 293 (19.18%) Windows 7
6 181 (11.85%) Linux
7 140 (9.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 105 (6.87%) Windows 8
9 63 (4.12%) Windows 10
10 58 (3.80%) Unix
11 51 (3.34%) Mac OS X
12 38 (2.49%) Windows XP
13 30 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 27 (1.77%) Mac OS
15 21 (1.37%) Android
16 20 (1.31%) Ubuntu
17 15 (0.98%) Apple iOS
17 15 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
18 14 (0.92%) HPUX
19 12 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (33.38%) ITIL
2 179 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (8.77%) Scrum
4 117 (7.66%) Migration
4 117 (7.66%) MVC
5 111 (7.26%) Presales
6 101 (6.61%) PRINCE2
7 99 (6.48%) Service Delivery
8 97 (6.35%) Service Management
9 87 (5.69%) TDD
10 80 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
10 80 (5.24%) Mentoring
11 77 (5.04%) Project Management
12 75 (4.91%) Change Control
13 66 (4.32%) Incident Management
14 65 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
15 58 (3.80%) BDD
16 55 (3.60%) ITIL V3
17 54 (3.53%) Change Management
18 53 (3.47%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 330 (21.60%) SQL
2 190 (12.43%) C#
3 184 (12.04%) PowerShell
4 126 (8.25%) JavaScript
5 72 (4.71%) T-SQL
6 32 (2.09%) VB
7 27 (1.77%) Python
8 26 (1.70%) C
9 20 (1.31%) VBScript
10 19 (1.24%) R
11 13 (0.85%) Bash Shell
11 13 (0.85%) Ruby
12 12 (0.79%) VB.NET
13 11 (0.72%) Java
13 11 (0.72%) Scala
14 8 (0.52%) PL/SQL
14 8 (0.52%) X++
15 7 (0.46%) PHP
16 5 (0.33%) sed
17 4 (0.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 866 (56.68%) MCSE
2 387 (25.33%) MCSA
3 327 (21.40%) Cisco Certification
4 296 (19.37%) Degree
5 279 (18.26%) CCNA
6 260 (17.02%) MCITP
7 232 (15.18%) MCP
8 153 (10.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 147 (9.62%) MCTS
10 88 (5.76%) CCNP
11 86 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
12 73 (4.78%) MCSD
13 60 (3.93%) Security Cleared
14 57 (3.73%) Citrix Certification
14 57 (3.73%) MCDST
15 48 (3.14%) CCA
16 46 (3.01%) MCAD
17 45 (2.95%) EMC Certification
18 40 (2.62%) MCDBA
19 30 (1.96%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (8.84%) SLA
2 30 (1.96%) QA
3 22 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.72%) Solvency II
5 9 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.26%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.20%) SSAE 16
8 2 (0.13%) COBIT
8 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.065%) COSHH
System Software
1 749 (49.02%) Active Directory
2 321 (21.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 235 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 105 (6.87%) XenApp
5 88 (5.76%) vSphere
6 63 (4.12%) XenDesktop
7 45 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
8 41 (2.68%) NFS
9 35 (2.29%) VMware ESX
10 32 (2.09%) XenServer
11 30 (1.96%) Terminal Services
12 25 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
13 16 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
14 14 (0.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 14 (0.92%) Postfix
15 13 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
16 10 (0.65%) BitLocker
17 8 (0.52%) vCloud
17 8 (0.52%) Xen
18 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 160 (10.47%) SCCM
2 99 (6.48%) SCOM
3 33 (2.16%) Microsoft Clustering
4 30 (1.96%) SCVMM
5 29 (1.90%) Failover Clustering
6 28 (1.83%) Backup Exec
7 21 (1.37%) WSUS
8 20 (1.31%) Nagios
9 18 (1.18%) AirWatch
10 14 (0.92%) EMC VPLEX
10 14 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
11 13 (0.85%) SafeCom
12 12 (0.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 12 (0.79%) Puppet
13 11 (0.72%) HAProxy
13 11 (0.72%) NetBackup
14 8 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 8 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
15 7 (0.46%) Cacti
15 7 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1144 (74.87%) Microsoft
2 516 (33.77%) VMware
3 398 (26.05%) Cisco
4 388 (25.39%) Citrix
5 166 (10.86%) HP
6 99 (6.48%) Apple
7 87 (5.69%) NetApp
8 85 (5.56%) EMC
9 72 (4.71%) Dell
10 67 (4.38%) Oracle
11 65 (4.25%) Juniper
12 61 (3.99%) CheckPoint
13 48 (3.14%) Symantec
14 44 (2.88%) SolarWinds
15 42 (2.75%) Avaya
16 41 (2.68%) Google
16 41 (2.68%) Sophos
17 34 (2.23%) Red Hat
18 33 (2.16%) SonicWALL
18 33 (2.16%) Veeam
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £48000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 23 hours ago
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
networx
Salary: From £24,001 to £29,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £21k - 26k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary is approx 35-45k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 40 minutes ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £28500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £34,000 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
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: C£80,000 base plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 35,000-50,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Up to £35,000 dependent upon experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
Online Resourcing
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago