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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 154 108 94
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 897 1184 1381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.19% 2.84% 3.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.42% 11.03% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 789 1032 1207
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average 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
10654 10734 10952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.02% 25.76% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8900 8762 8771
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 -31 179 £45,000 - 18
Wimbledon -7 5 £18,000 -50.00%
Docklands, London +19 4 £29,000 -43.41%
Hounslow -3 4 £30,590 -
Enfield +3 3 £37,500 +25.00%
Croydon -9 3 £46,250 +23.33% 2
Feltham - 3 £57,500 - 1
Uxbridge -4 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Romford -9 2 £32,500 -13.33%
Kingston Upon Thames -11 2 £41,250 +10.00%
Westminster - 2 £32,500 -
Mayfair +5 1 £50,000 +25.00%
Bromley +5 1 £26,000 -35.00% 1
Canary Wharf -6 1 £47,500 -26.92%
Twickenham -7 1 £37,500 +4.16%
Chiswick -12 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Brentford - 1 £35,000 - 1
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1431 (78.63%) Microsoft
2 1195 (65.66%) Windows
3 971 (53.35%) MCSE
4 840 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 711 (39.07%) Windows Server
6 676 (37.14%) VMware
7 628 (34.51%) ITIL
8 565 (31.04%) MS Excel
9 541 (29.73%) MCSA
10 509 (27.97%) SQL Server
11 485 (26.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 463 (25.44%) Cisco
13 458 (25.16%) VMware Infrastructure
14 455 (25.00%) Finance
15 434 (23.85%) Windows Server 2012
16 431 (23.68%) SQL
17 429 (23.57%) Citrix
18 426 (23.41%) Cisco Certification
19 412 (22.64%) MS Exchange
20 407 (22.36%) MCITP
21 370 (20.33%) CCNA
22 361 (19.84%) Firewall
23 357 (19.62%) MS Office
24 351 (19.29%) Windows 7
25 330 (18.13%) MCP
26 328 (18.02%) Degree
27 298 (16.37%) Hyper-V
28 296 (16.26%) DNS
29 261 (14.34%) SharePoint
30 246 (13.52%) .NET

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 412 (22.64%) MS Exchange
2 261 (14.34%) SharePoint
3 229 (12.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 156 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 142 (7.80%) Skype for Business
6 124 (6.81%) IIS
7 108 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 61 (3.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 50 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 46 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 40 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
12 39 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
13 36 (1.98%) Apache Pig
14 30 (1.65%) SharePoint Server
15 15 (0.82%) CMS
16 11 (0.60%) WebSphere
17 10 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
18 9 (0.49%) Confluence
19 7 (0.38%) MS Project Server
20 6 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 565 (31.04%) MS Excel
2 357 (19.62%) MS Office
3 26 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 23 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.77%) MS Project
6 10 (0.55%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.49%) Acrobat
8 5 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.055%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.055%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.055%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.055%) Revit
Business Applications
1 70 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
3 15 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.22%) Bankmaster
7 4 (0.22%) Eikon
7 4 (0.22%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.16%) Infor SunSystems
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.16%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.055%) Academy Housing
10 1 (0.055%) arcHouse
10 1 (0.055%) assyst
10 1 (0.055%) Concordance
10 1 (0.055%) LexisNexis TimeMap
10 1 (0.055%) SAP CCM
10 1 (0.055%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 198 (10.88%) Office 365
2 118 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.55%) IaaS
5 10 (0.55%) Mimecast
6 7 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (0.33%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.27%) Dropbox
8 5 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.22%) GitHub
9 4 (0.22%) OneDrive
9 4 (0.22%) SaaS
10 3 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.16%) PaaS
11 2 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.11%) Yammer
12 1 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.055%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 361 (19.84%) Firewall
2 296 (16.26%) DNS
3 239 (13.13%) TCP/IP
4 235 (12.91%) VPN
5 224 (12.31%) SAN
6 222 (12.20%) DHCP
7 214 (11.76%) LAN
8 201 (11.04%) WAN
9 89 (4.89%) MPLS
10 64 (3.52%) Internet
11 63 (3.46%) VoIP
12 61 (3.35%) NAS
12 61 (3.35%) VLAN
13 56 (3.08%) Wireless
14 48 (2.64%) Network Security
15 41 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
15 41 (2.25%) Remote Desktop
15 41 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
16 37 (2.03%) SSL
17 31 (1.70%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 509 (27.97%) SQL Server
2 173 (9.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 158 (8.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 139 (7.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 114 (6.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 81 (4.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 68 (3.74%) SQL Server 2014
8 56 (3.08%) Relational Database
9 53 (2.91%) Big Data
10 49 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 44 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
12 41 (2.25%) Siebel EIM
13 37 (2.03%) Hadoop
14 36 (1.98%) Apache Hive
15 35 (1.92%) MySQL
16 29 (1.59%) NoSQL
17 21 (1.15%) Oracle Database
18 20 (1.10%) Power BI
18 20 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
19 19 (1.04%) GIS
Development Applications
1 36 (1.98%) Visual Studio
2 28 (1.54%) Moq
2 28 (1.54%) NUnit
3 26 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
4 18 (0.99%) JIRA
5 14 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (0.66%) ProC
7 9 (0.49%) Git (software)
8 8 (0.44%) Eclipse
8 8 (0.44%) Subversion
9 7 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.27%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.27%) MSI
11 4 (0.22%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 3 (0.16%) MorphX
12 3 (0.16%) Selenium
13 2 (0.11%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Blend
13 2 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 455 (25.00%) Finance
2 98 (5.38%) Banking
3 70 (3.85%) Legal
4 53 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 51 (2.80%) Law
6 50 (2.75%) Retail
7 44 (2.42%) Games
8 36 (1.98%) Marketing
9 26 (1.43%) Back Office
10 24 (1.32%) Advertising
11 20 (1.10%) Investment Banking
12 10 (0.55%) Billing
12 10 (0.55%) Spanish Language
13 9 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.44%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.38%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.33%) Japanese Language
16 6 (0.33%) Publishing
17 5 (0.27%) Local Government
18 4 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 317 (17.42%) Analyst
2 301 (16.54%) Support Engineer
3 187 (10.27%) Developer
4 166 (9.12%) Support Analyst
5 162 (8.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 147 (8.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 145 (7.97%) 2nd Line Support
8 141 (7.75%) Administrator
9 139 (7.64%) Consultant
10 121 (6.65%) .NET Developer
11 116 (6.37%) IT Support
12 105 (5.77%) DBA
13 102 (5.60%) SQL DBA
14 95 (5.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 93 (5.11%) C# Developer
15 93 (5.11%) Windows Engineer
16 92 (5.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 91 (5.00%) Desktop Support
18 88 (4.84%) IT Engineer
19 83 (4.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (13.52%) .NET
2 155 (8.52%) ASP.NET
3 96 (5.27%) HTML
4 92 (5.05%) CSS
5 81 (4.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 71 (3.90%) Web Services
7 70 (3.85%) jQuery
8 58 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 56 (3.08%) .NET Framework
10 53 (2.91%) XML
11 41 (2.25%) Java EE
12 33 (1.81%) HTML5
13 32 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 32 (1.76%) STL
14 30 (1.65%) AngularJS
15 28 (1.54%) LINQ
16 27 (1.48%) NHibernate
17 21 (1.15%) CSS3
18 18 (0.99%) WCF
19 17 (0.93%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 221 (12.14%) Blackberry
2 133 (7.31%) Data Centre
3 107 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 105 (5.77%) Clustering
5 93 (5.11%) Replication
6 81 (4.45%) iPhone
7 79 (4.34%) Management Information System
8 78 (4.29%) Computer Science
9 58 (3.19%) iPad
10 53 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
11 39 (2.14%) Driving Licence
12 35 (1.92%) Visualisation
13 32 (1.76%) Cybercrime
14 29 (1.59%) Hedge funds
15 25 (1.37%) User Experience
16 21 (1.15%) PDA
17 18 (0.99%) EMC VNX
18 17 (0.93%) HP Storage
18 17 (0.93%) Statistics
19 16 (0.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1195 (65.66%) Windows
2 711 (39.07%) Windows Server
3 485 (26.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 434 (23.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 351 (19.29%) Windows 7
6 216 (11.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 209 (11.48%) Linux
8 202 (11.10%) Windows 8
9 117 (6.43%) Android
10 75 (4.12%) Unix
11 72 (3.96%) Windows XP
12 49 (2.69%) Apple iOS
13 40 (2.20%) Windows 10
14 32 (1.76%) Mac OS X
14 32 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 27 (1.48%) Windows Mobile
16 26 (1.43%) Windows Phone
17 21 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
18 18 (0.99%) Mac OS
19 13 (0.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 628 (34.51%) ITIL
2 153 (8.41%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (6.65%) Migration
4 96 (5.27%) Mentoring
4 96 (5.27%) Service Delivery
5 95 (5.22%) CRM
5 95 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 94 (5.16%) MVC
7 88 (4.84%) Presales
7 88 (4.84%) Project Management
8 87 (4.78%) Service Management
9 85 (4.67%) PRINCE2
10 83 (4.56%) Problem Management
11 77 (4.23%) Time Management
12 74 (4.07%) Scrum
13 73 (4.01%) ETL
14 71 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
15 70 (3.85%) E-Commerce
16 66 (3.63%) Information Security
17 65 (3.57%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 431 (23.68%) SQL
2 218 (11.98%) C#
3 178 (9.78%) PowerShell
4 127 (6.98%) JavaScript
5 78 (4.29%) C
6 60 (3.30%) T-SQL
7 49 (2.69%) Java
8 44 (2.42%) VBScript
9 40 (2.20%) C++
10 32 (1.76%) Objective-C
10 32 (1.76%) VB
11 20 (1.10%) Perl
11 20 (1.10%) Python
12 19 (1.04%) Bash Shell
13 12 (0.66%) R
14 11 (0.60%) sed
14 11 (0.60%) Shell Script
14 11 (0.60%) VBA
15 9 (0.49%) VB.NET
16 8 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 971 (53.35%) MCSE
2 541 (29.73%) MCSA
3 426 (23.41%) Cisco Certification
4 407 (22.36%) MCITP
5 370 (20.33%) CCNA
6 330 (18.13%) MCP
7 328 (18.02%) Degree
8 214 (11.76%) MCTS
8 214 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 105 (5.77%) Citrix Certification
10 103 (5.66%) CCNP
11 96 (5.27%) ITIL Certification
12 81 (4.45%) MCSD
13 78 (4.29%) CISSP
14 63 (3.46%) CCA
15 62 (3.41%) MCDST
16 57 (3.13%) Security Cleared
17 54 (2.97%) MCDBA
18 49 (2.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 40 (2.20%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (8.19%) SLA
2 52 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.82%) QA
5 12 (0.66%) Solvency II
6 8 (0.44%) COBIT
7 5 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.22%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.22%) P3O
9 3 (0.16%) HL7
10 2 (0.11%) DICOM
11 1 (0.055%) ISO15022
11 1 (0.055%) ISO20022
System Software
1 840 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 458 (25.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 298 (16.37%) Hyper-V
4 113 (6.21%) XenApp
5 83 (4.56%) vSphere
6 65 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
7 53 (2.91%) VMware ESX
8 47 (2.58%) XenDesktop
9 30 (1.65%) XenServer
10 27 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 22 (1.21%) Terminal Server
11 22 (1.21%) Xen
12 20 (1.10%) Terminal Services
13 15 (0.82%) NFS
14 14 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 13 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 12 (0.66%) BitLocker
16 12 (0.66%) VMware Server
17 8 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
18 5 (0.27%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 198 (10.88%) SCCM
2 84 (4.62%) SCOM
3 68 (3.74%) Backup Exec
4 28 (1.54%) WSUS
5 27 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
6 22 (1.21%) SCVMM
7 18 (0.99%) Tivoli
8 17 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 13 (0.71%) Nagios
10 11 (0.60%) Kibana
10 11 (0.60%) NetBackup
10 11 (0.60%) XenMobile
11 10 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 9 (0.49%) SCOrch
12 9 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 8 (0.44%) AirWatch
13 8 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 8 (0.44%) vMotion
13 8 (0.44%) Windows Intune
14 7 (0.38%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 1431 (78.63%) Microsoft
2 676 (37.14%) VMware
3 463 (25.44%) Cisco
4 429 (23.57%) Citrix
5 199 (10.93%) HP
6 119 (6.54%) Apple
7 111 (6.10%) Dell
8 102 (5.60%) Oracle
9 76 (4.18%) EMC
10 72 (3.96%) NetApp
11 56 (3.08%) CheckPoint
12 53 (2.91%) Symantec
13 51 (2.80%) Avaya
14 43 (2.36%) IBM
15 41 (2.25%) Siebel
16 38 (2.09%) Bloomberg
17 36 (1.98%) Juniper
18 35 (1.92%) Intel Security
18 35 (1.92%) Remedy
19 33 (1.81%) Google
London
PwC
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Searchability
Salary: £31000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
Green Fields Technology Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum Dependant on Experience
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Feltham, Middlesex
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £21k - 26k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bexley, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £43000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Artemis Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Langley James
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago