The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 101 81 86
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1320 1419 1618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.75% 3.20% 3.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.86% 12.71% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1170 1279 1469
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12156 11161 12682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.32% 25.21% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9751 9038 11089
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +21 331 £47,000 +1.62% 34
Kingston Upon Thames -4 16 £40,000 +14.28%
Uxbridge -10 10 £31,250 -50.00% 1
Sidcup - 10 £36,500 -
Teddington - 9 £42,500 -
Barnet +1 7 £65,000 +73.33%
Hounslow -23 7 £27,500 -57.69% 2
Bromley -27 6 £24,500 -50.00% 1
Mayfair - 6 £56,250 -
Bexley - 5 £36,000 -
Enfield +5 4 £23,500 +8.04%
Wembley -3 4 £65,000 +66.66% 1
Hammersmith - 4 £35,000 -
Twickenham +6 3 £38,000 -5.00%
Wimbledon -4 3 £42,500 +41.66%
Croydon -24 3 £46,500 -7.00% 4
Harrow -6 2 £37,250 +61.95% 1
Chessington - 2 £50,000 -
New Malden - 2 £42,500 -
Orpington +3 1 £32,500 -
West Drayton -1 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Surbiton -9 1 £24,000 -40.00%
Chislehurst - 1 £36,000 -
Brentford - 1 £24,500 -
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2053 (70.36%) Microsoft
2 1732 (59.36%) Windows
3 1239 (42.46%) MCSE
4 1131 (38.76%) Active Directory
5 1124 (38.52%) SQL Server
6 951 (32.59%) VMware
7 907 (31.08%) MS Excel
8 830 (28.44%) MCP
9 812 (27.83%) MCITP
10 800 (27.42%) .NET
11 767 (26.29%) SQL
12 754 (25.84%) MS Exchange
13 714 (24.47%) C#
14 709 (24.30%) ITIL
15 700 (23.99%) Finance
16 697 (23.89%) MCTS
17 692 (23.71%) Windows Server 2008
18 634 (21.73%) VMware Infrastructure
19 625 (21.42%) Degree
20 583 (19.98%) ASP.NET
21 579 (19.84%) Citrix
22 547 (18.75%) Cisco
23 492 (16.86%) MVC
24 491 (16.83%) MCSA
25 483 (16.55%) SharePoint
26 480 (16.45%) MCSD
27 472 (16.18%) DNS
28 451 (15.46%) Windows 7
29 447 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2010
30 444 (15.22%) MS Office

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 754 (25.84%) MS Exchange
2 483 (16.55%) SharePoint
3 447 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 226 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 196 (6.72%) IIS
6 192 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 172 (5.89%) Lync
8 170 (5.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 156 (5.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 147 (5.04%) SharePoint 2010
11 129 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2003
12 110 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
13 75 (2.57%) SharePoint Server
14 42 (1.44%) Node.js
15 25 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
16 19 (0.65%) Tomcat
17 18 (0.62%) CMS
18 17 (0.58%) WorkSite
19 14 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
20 12 (0.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 907 (31.08%) MS Excel
2 444 (15.22%) MS Office
3 59 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
4 43 (1.47%) InfoPath
5 31 (1.06%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.48%) MS Project
7 6 (0.21%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.14%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.10%) FastStats
9 3 (0.10%) SPSS
10 2 (0.069%) Maya
10 2 (0.069%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.069%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.034%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 71 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.51%) SAP Business One
4 10 (0.34%) Markit EDM
5 7 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.21%) Eikon
7 5 (0.17%) assyst
8 4 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
9 3 (0.10%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.069%) Bond Adapt
10 2 (0.069%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.034%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.034%) Pivotal CRM
11 1 (0.034%) SalesLogix
11 1 (0.034%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 177 (6.07%) Office 365
2 63 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (0.69%) SaaS
5 12 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.34%) Google Apps
6 10 (0.34%) IaaS
7 7 (0.24%) PaaS
8 6 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.17%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 472 (16.18%) DNS
2 381 (13.06%) SAN
3 355 (12.17%) DHCP
4 333 (11.41%) Firewall
5 317 (10.86%) LAN
6 308 (10.56%) TCP/IP
7 296 (10.14%) WAN
8 230 (7.88%) VPN
9 124 (4.25%) Internet
10 103 (3.53%) NAS
11 98 (3.36%) VoIP
12 64 (2.19%) Unified Communications
13 62 (2.12%) Wireless
14 54 (1.85%) SMTP
15 48 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
16 47 (1.61%) VLAN
17 42 (1.44%) LDAP
17 42 (1.44%) SSL
18 41 (1.41%) Intranet
19 40 (1.37%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1124 (38.52%) SQL Server
2 387 (13.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 261 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 194 (6.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 176 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 142 (4.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 96 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 83 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
9 33 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
10 32 (1.10%) OLTP
11 29 (0.99%) MySQL
12 27 (0.93%) Relational Database
13 26 (0.89%) OLAP
14 22 (0.75%) NoSQL
15 21 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 18 (0.62%) QlikView
17 15 (0.51%) DTS
18 13 (0.45%) RDBMS
18 13 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
18 13 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 287 (9.84%) NUnit
2 275 (9.42%) Rhino Mocks
3 172 (5.89%) Subversion
4 163 (5.59%) Moq
5 117 (4.01%) Visual Studio
6 96 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 51 (1.75%) Git (software)
8 43 (1.47%) MSTest
9 14 (0.48%) MSBuild
9 14 (0.48%) Jenkins
10 10 (0.34%) CruiseControl
11 8 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (0.27%) JIRA
12 7 (0.24%) MSI
12 7 (0.24%) Metasploit
13 5 (0.17%) WiX
14 4 (0.14%) Selenium
15 3 (0.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 2 (0.069%) Oracle APEX
16 2 (0.069%) Oracle Forms
General
1 700 (23.99%) Finance
2 283 (9.70%) Banking
3 153 (5.24%) Games
4 141 (4.83%) Law
5 111 (3.80%) Legal
6 95 (3.26%) Telecoms
7 90 (3.08%) Advertising
7 90 (3.08%) Marketing
8 78 (2.67%) Retail
9 73 (2.50%) Investment Banking
10 38 (1.30%) Financial Institution
11 21 (0.72%) Music Industry
12 18 (0.62%) Back Office
13 15 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (0.45%) Publishing
15 12 (0.41%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.34%) Front Office
17 8 (0.27%) Electronics
18 6 (0.21%) Billing
19 5 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 696 (23.85%) Developer
2 454 (15.56%) Analyst
3 389 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 263 (9.01%) Support Engineer
5 252 (8.64%) C# Developer
5 252 (8.64%) Administrator
6 211 (7.23%) Support Analyst
7 194 (6.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 190 (6.51%) Consultant
9 175 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 166 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
11 142 (4.87%) Systems Engineer
12 133 (4.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 125 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support
13 125 (4.28%) Architect
14 123 (4.22%) Systems Administrator
15 121 (4.15%) ASP.NET Developer
16 110 (3.77%) IT Support
17 105 (3.60%) Technical Support
18 104 (3.56%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 800 (27.42%) .NET
2 583 (19.98%) ASP.NET
3 435 (14.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 433 (14.84%) WCF
5 344 (11.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 333 (11.41%) WPF
7 306 (10.49%) .NET Framework
8 287 (9.84%) NHibernate
9 285 (9.77%) HTML
10 261 (8.94%) CSS
11 230 (7.88%) Razor View Engine
12 188 (6.44%) Ajax
13 179 (6.13%) HTML5
14 176 (6.03%) LINQ
15 169 (5.79%) XML
16 164 (5.62%) Castle Windsor
17 143 (4.90%) Silverlight
18 131 (4.49%) jQuery
19 123 (4.22%) WinForms
20 122 (4.18%) MonoRail
Miscellaneous
1 252 (8.64%) Blackberry
2 185 (6.34%) Computer Science
3 135 (4.63%) Clustering
4 102 (3.50%) Client/Server
5 87 (2.98%) Management Information System
6 72 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
7 68 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
7 68 (2.33%) Replication
8 63 (2.16%) Tandem
9 54 (1.85%) iPhone
10 45 (1.54%) Hedge funds
11 38 (1.30%) Statistics
12 31 (1.06%) EqualLogic
13 28 (0.96%) Mobile App
14 25 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
15 24 (0.82%) Derivative
16 22 (0.75%) Social Network
17 21 (0.72%) Mathematics
18 19 (0.65%) Equities
19 17 (0.58%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1732 (59.36%) Windows
2 692 (23.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 451 (15.46%) Windows 7
4 389 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 326 (11.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 280 (9.60%) Windows XP
7 240 (8.22%) Linux
8 113 (3.87%) Windows 8
9 70 (2.40%) UNIX
10 60 (2.06%) Android
11 40 (1.37%) Mac OS X
12 36 (1.23%) Windows Vista
13 34 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 29 (0.99%) Mac OS
15 21 (0.72%) Solaris
16 17 (0.58%) Windows 2000
16 17 (0.58%) Apple iOS
17 16 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
18 13 (0.45%) CentOS
19 8 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 709 (24.30%) ITIL
2 492 (16.86%) MVC
3 394 (13.50%) TDD
4 363 (12.44%) Scrum
5 305 (10.45%) Web Application Development
6 183 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
7 178 (6.10%) BDD
8 174 (5.96%) OO
9 156 (5.35%) Kanban
10 140 (4.80%) Project Management
11 134 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
12 133 (4.56%) Migration
13 123 (4.22%) PRINCE2
14 122 (4.18%) CRM
15 116 (3.98%) Service Management
16 114 (3.91%) Performance Tuning
17 112 (3.84%) Service Delivery
18 103 (3.53%) Asset Management
19 101 (3.46%) Agile Software Development
20 85 (2.91%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 767 (26.29%) SQL
2 714 (24.47%) C#
3 294 (10.08%) JavaScript
4 239 (8.19%) PowerShell
5 225 (7.71%) T-SQL
6 87 (2.98%) VB
7 74 (2.54%) VB.NET
8 65 (2.23%) VBScript
9 46 (1.58%) C++
10 44 (1.51%) VBA
11 43 (1.47%) Java
12 25 (0.86%) Perl
12 25 (0.86%) Ruby
13 20 (0.69%) C
13 20 (0.69%) Python
14 11 (0.38%) R
15 10 (0.34%) MATLAB
16 6 (0.21%) XAML
17 5 (0.17%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1239 (42.46%) MCSE
2 830 (28.44%) MCP
3 812 (27.83%) MCITP
4 697 (23.89%) MCTS
5 625 (21.42%) Degree
6 491 (16.83%) MCSA
7 480 (16.45%) MCSD
8 437 (14.98%) Cisco Certification
9 435 (14.91%) MCAD
10 402 (13.78%) CCNA
11 243 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 114 (3.91%) Citrix Certification
13 111 (3.80%) MCDST
14 82 (2.81%) ITIL Certification
15 77 (2.64%) MCDBA
16 76 (2.60%) CCA
17 75 (2.57%) CCNP
18 61 (2.09%) A+ Certification
19 49 (1.68%) VCP5
20 40 (1.37%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (6.41%) SLA
2 50 (1.71%) QA
3 30 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.51%) ISO 9001
5 13 (0.45%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.10%) COBIT
8 1 (0.034%) Section 508
8 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1131 (38.76%) Active Directory
2 634 (21.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 327 (11.21%) Hyper-V
4 246 (8.43%) XenApp
5 158 (5.41%) vSphere
6 125 (4.28%) VMware ESX
7 108 (3.70%) XenDesktop
8 80 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
9 75 (2.57%) XenServer
10 44 (1.51%) Terminal Services
11 27 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
12 18 (0.62%) Xen
12 18 (0.62%) UAG
13 17 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 14 (0.48%) ISA Server
15 13 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
15 13 (0.45%) vCloud
15 13 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 11 (0.38%) VMware Server
17 10 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 247 (8.46%) SCCM
2 128 (4.39%) SCOM
3 82 (2.81%) Backup Exec
4 46 (1.58%) WSUS
5 36 (1.23%) NetBackup
6 32 (1.10%) SCVMM
7 31 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 22 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
8 22 (0.75%) SCSM
9 21 (0.72%) Tivoli
10 17 (0.58%) Puppet
11 15 (0.51%) SCDPM
11 15 (0.51%) ARCserve
12 11 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 11 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
13 7 (0.24%) ServiceCenter
14 6 (0.21%) WMI
14 6 (0.21%) Nagios
14 6 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
14 6 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2053 (70.36%) Microsoft
2 951 (32.59%) VMware
3 579 (19.84%) Citrix
4 547 (18.75%) Cisco
5 264 (9.05%) HP
6 161 (5.52%) Symantec
7 143 (4.90%) Dell
8 126 (4.32%) Oracle
9 106 (3.63%) NetApp
10 90 (3.08%) EMC
11 89 (3.05%) Apple
12 71 (2.43%) Juniper
13 63 (2.16%) Bloomberg
14 56 (1.92%) IBM
15 45 (1.54%) Avaya
16 44 (1.51%) Reuters
17 41 (1.41%) SonicWALL
18 40 (1.37%) McAfee
19 38 (1.30%) SAP
20 36 (1.23%) Remedy
City, London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
ARM Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Full Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus+ben+training
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
Splash Damage
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 58k per year + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits etc.
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Excellent salarty plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xceed
Salary: Bens
Posted: Yesterday