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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 182 167 110
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -57
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 761 888 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.90% 2.01% 2.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.85% 7.81% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 626 800 1273
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,050 £25,935
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.00%
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
9694 11372 12788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.23% 25.74% 25.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8151 9269 10295
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 £32,858 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +10 138 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Feltham +7 11 £52,500 +75.00%
Twickenham +17 7 £62,500 +78.57%
Uxbridge +10 5 £41,500 +80.43%
Surbiton - 4 £50,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -2 3 £30,000 -27.27% 1
Croydon -14 3 £27,500 +5.76% 1
Barnet - 3 £32,500 -
Hayes -1 2 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Bromley -6 2 £32,979 +43.38%
Dagenham - 2 £24,250 -
Stanmore - 2 £43,288 - 1
Southwark - 2 £27,000 -
Hammersmith - 2 £43,000 -
Chiswick +3 1 £32,000 -28.88%
Chessington - 1 £19,500 -
Romford - 1 £32,500 - 1
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 28 June 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 1229 (75.63%) Microsoft
2 1044 (64.25%) Windows
3 925 (56.92%) MCSE
4 793 (48.80%) Active Directory
5 603 (37.11%) Windows Server
6 554 (34.09%) ITIL
7 547 (33.66%) VMware
8 510 (31.38%) MS Excel
9 493 (30.34%) SQL Server
10 432 (26.58%) Citrix
11 419 (25.78%) Finance
12 418 (25.72%) MCSA
13 416 (25.60%) MS Exchange
14 412 (25.35%) Cisco
15 373 (22.95%) SQL
16 370 (22.77%) Windows Server 2008
17 351 (21.60%) Windows Server 2012
18 348 (21.42%) Cisco Certification
19 341 (20.98%) VMware Infrastructure
20 320 (19.69%) MS Office
21 312 (19.20%) Windows 7
22 306 (18.83%) Degree
23 295 (18.15%) CCNA
24 289 (17.78%) MCITP
25 260 (16.00%) Firewall
26 249 (15.32%) MCP
26 249 (15.32%) Hyper-V
27 243 (14.95%) Exchange Server 2010
28 233 (14.34%) Office 365
29 228 (14.03%) .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
1 416 (25.60%) MS Exchange
2 243 (14.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 196 (12.06%) SharePoint
4 167 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 123 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 121 (7.45%) Skype for Business
7 113 (6.95%) IIS
8 45 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2003
8 45 (2.77%) SharePoint 2013
9 40 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 36 (2.22%) Apache
11 29 (1.78%) Confluence
12 23 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
12 23 (1.42%) Tomcat
13 22 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
14 21 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
15 19 (1.17%) CMS
16 16 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
17 10 (0.62%) Apache Spark
18 7 (0.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 510 (31.38%) MS Excel
2 320 (19.69%) MS Office
3 14 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.80%) MS Project
5 9 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.12%) PTC Creo
9 2 (0.12%) SketchUp
9 2 (0.12%) Windchill
10 1 (0.062%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.062%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.062%) Revit
Business Applications
1 28 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.62%) ReMetrica
3 6 (0.37%) Bankmaster
4 5 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.25%) Eikon
6 3 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.12%) Hi Portfolio
7 2 (0.12%) Infor SunSystems
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.12%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.062%) assyst
8 1 (0.062%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.062%) Lorenzo
8 1 (0.062%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 233 (14.34%) Office 365
2 183 (11.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (1.48%) Mimecast
4 24 (1.48%) OneDrive
5 20 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (1.11%) IaaS
7 17 (1.05%) SaaS
8 14 (0.86%) PaaS
9 13 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (0.49%) GitHub
11 7 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.43%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.31%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
14 3 (0.18%) Yammer
15 2 (0.12%) Nimbula
15 2 (0.12%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 260 (16.00%) Firewall
2 208 (12.80%) SAN
3 207 (12.74%) LAN
4 198 (12.18%) WAN
5 185 (11.38%) DNS
6 169 (10.40%) VPN
7 138 (8.49%) DHCP
8 126 (7.75%) TCP/IP
9 63 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
10 61 (3.75%) VoIP
11 55 (3.38%) MPLS
12 52 (3.20%) Wireless
13 49 (3.02%) NAS
14 47 (2.89%) Internet
15 40 (2.46%) Skype
16 39 (2.40%) Remote Desktop
16 39 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
17 36 (2.22%) iSCSI
17 36 (2.22%) NetScaler
18 29 (1.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 493 (30.34%) SQL Server
2 136 (8.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 118 (7.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 108 (6.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 103 (6.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 82 (5.05%) SQL Server 2014
7 76 (4.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 63 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 51 (3.14%) Relational Database
10 47 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
11 30 (1.85%) MySQL
12 27 (1.66%) Power BI
12 27 (1.66%) QlikView
13 22 (1.35%) Big Data
14 19 (1.17%) GIS
15 18 (1.11%) Oracle Database
16 16 (0.98%) HDInsight
17 14 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
18 12 (0.74%) MongoDB
19 10 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 48 (2.95%) JIRA
2 36 (2.22%) Visual Studio
3 32 (1.97%) Moq
3 32 (1.97%) NUnit
4 26 (1.60%) Git (software)
5 25 (1.54%) Rhino Mocks
6 22 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (1.05%) TeamCity
8 14 (0.86%) Subversion
9 12 (0.74%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.49%) MorphX
11 7 (0.43%) Selenium
12 6 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.25%) ProC
15 3 (0.18%) MSI
15 3 (0.18%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 3 (0.18%) WiX
16 2 (0.12%) Jenkins
16 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 419 (25.78%) Finance
2 93 (5.72%) Banking
3 50 (3.08%) Legal
4 47 (2.89%) Games
4 47 (2.89%) Law
5 46 (2.83%) Marketing
6 39 (2.40%) Retail
6 39 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 30 (1.85%) Back Office
8 23 (1.42%) Investment Banking
9 22 (1.35%) Japanese Language
10 20 (1.23%) Billing
11 15 (0.92%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.86%) Advertising
12 14 (0.86%) French Language
13 12 (0.74%) Spanish Language
14 9 (0.55%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.49%) Italian Language
15 8 (0.49%) Publishing
16 6 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 337 (20.74%) Analyst
2 213 (13.11%) Developer
3 195 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 185 (11.38%) Support Engineer
5 137 (8.43%) .NET Developer
6 133 (8.18%) Support Analyst
7 125 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
8 123 (7.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 120 (7.38%) Administrator
10 116 (7.14%) Consultant
11 109 (6.71%) C# Developer
11 109 (6.71%) IT Support
12 106 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
13 104 (6.40%) Service Analyst
14 100 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
15 91 (5.60%) C# .NET Developer
16 86 (5.29%) Architect
17 77 (4.74%) DBA
18 76 (4.68%) SQL DBA
19 74 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (14.03%) .NET
2 148 (9.11%) ASP.NET
3 100 (6.15%) HTML
4 99 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 98 (6.03%) CSS
6 88 (5.42%) jQuery
6 88 (5.42%) Web Services
7 70 (4.31%) AngularJS
8 54 (3.32%) .NET Framework
9 40 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 39 (2.40%) HTML5
11 31 (1.91%) CSS3
12 27 (1.66%) 802.1X
12 27 (1.66%) LINQ
12 27 (1.66%) WinForms
13 25 (1.54%) Ajax
13 25 (1.54%) NHibernate
14 24 (1.48%) WCF
15 18 (1.11%) Middleware
16 17 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 153 (9.42%) Blackberry
2 137 (8.43%) Data Centre
3 124 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (4.62%) Clustering
5 71 (4.37%) Computer Science
6 58 (3.57%) iPhone
7 55 (3.38%) Replication
8 53 (3.26%) Video Conferencing
9 47 (2.89%) Management Information System
10 35 (2.15%) Smartphone
11 32 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
11 32 (1.97%) Visualisation
12 27 (1.66%) Private Cloud
13 25 (1.54%) Public Cloud
14 24 (1.48%) Driving Licence
14 24 (1.48%) Hedge funds
15 22 (1.35%) Mobile App
16 21 (1.29%) Fat Client
16 21 (1.29%) Thin Client
17 19 (1.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1044 (64.25%) Windows
2 603 (37.11%) Windows Server
3 370 (22.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 351 (21.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 312 (19.20%) Windows 7
6 201 (12.37%) Linux
7 161 (9.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 113 (6.95%) Windows 8
9 76 (4.68%) Unix
10 62 (3.82%) Windows 10
11 48 (2.95%) Mac OS X
12 41 (2.52%) Windows XP
13 35 (2.15%) Android
14 31 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 30 (1.85%) Mac OS
16 21 (1.29%) Ubuntu
17 16 (0.98%) Apple iOS
18 13 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
19 10 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
19 10 (0.62%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (34.09%) ITIL
2 187 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (8.43%) Scrum
4 116 (7.14%) MVC
5 111 (6.83%) Migration
5 111 (6.83%) Service Delivery
6 110 (6.77%) Presales
7 106 (6.52%) Service Management
8 94 (5.78%) PRINCE2
9 91 (5.60%) TDD
10 87 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
11 79 (4.86%) Mentoring
12 72 (4.43%) Change Control
12 72 (4.43%) Project Management
13 71 (4.37%) Incident Management
14 70 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
15 58 (3.57%) Change Management
16 57 (3.51%) BDD
16 57 (3.51%) E-Commerce
17 56 (3.45%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 373 (22.95%) SQL
2 197 (12.12%) C#
3 183 (11.26%) PowerShell
4 138 (8.49%) JavaScript
5 71 (4.37%) T-SQL
6 32 (1.97%) VB
7 26 (1.60%) C
7 26 (1.60%) Python
8 24 (1.48%) VBScript
9 22 (1.35%) R
10 15 (0.92%) Bash Shell
10 15 (0.92%) Java
11 13 (0.80%) Ruby
12 11 (0.68%) VB.NET
13 10 (0.62%) Scala
14 9 (0.55%) PL/SQL
14 9 (0.55%) X++
15 7 (0.43%) PHP
16 6 (0.37%) C++
16 6 (0.37%) sed
Qualifications
1 925 (56.92%) MCSE
2 418 (25.72%) MCSA
3 348 (21.42%) Cisco Certification
4 306 (18.83%) Degree
5 295 (18.15%) CCNA
6 289 (17.78%) MCITP
7 249 (15.32%) MCP
8 171 (10.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 154 (9.48%) MCTS
10 103 (6.34%) ITIL Certification
11 96 (5.91%) CCNP
12 81 (4.98%) MCSD
13 75 (4.62%) Citrix Certification
14 61 (3.75%) MCDST
15 59 (3.63%) MCDBA
16 57 (3.51%) CCA
17 50 (3.08%) Security Cleared
18 45 (2.77%) MCAD
19 42 (2.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 30 (1.85%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (7.94%) SLA
2 23 (1.42%) QA
3 21 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.92%) Solvency II
5 10 (0.62%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.12%) COBIT
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.12%) P3O
8 1 (0.062%) COSHH
8 1 (0.062%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.062%) DICOM
8 1 (0.062%) HL7
8 1 (0.062%) ISO15022
8 1 (0.062%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.062%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 793 (48.80%) Active Directory
2 341 (20.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 249 (15.32%) Hyper-V
4 116 (7.14%) XenApp
5 88 (5.42%) vSphere
6 69 (4.25%) XenDesktop
7 49 (3.02%) VMware ESXi
8 38 (2.34%) NFS
9 35 (2.15%) XenServer
10 31 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
11 30 (1.85%) Terminal Services
12 27 (1.66%) VMware ESX
13 16 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (0.98%) Postfix
13 16 (0.98%) Virtual Servers
14 11 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
15 10 (0.62%) BitLocker
15 10 (0.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 10 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
16 9 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 173 (10.65%) SCCM
2 113 (6.95%) SCOM
3 42 (2.58%) Backup Exec
4 40 (2.46%) Microsoft Clustering
5 34 (2.09%) Failover Clustering
6 32 (1.97%) SCVMM
7 19 (1.17%) Nagios
8 14 (0.86%) WSUS
9 13 (0.80%) SafeCom
10 12 (0.74%) AirWatch
11 11 (0.68%) HAProxy
11 11 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
11 11 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 11 (0.68%) Puppet
12 10 (0.62%) EMC VPLEX
13 9 (0.55%) NetBackup
14 8 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 8 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
15 7 (0.43%) Cacti
15 7 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1229 (75.63%) Microsoft
2 547 (33.66%) VMware
3 432 (26.58%) Citrix
4 412 (25.35%) Cisco
5 175 (10.77%) HP
6 110 (6.77%) Apple
7 82 (5.05%) NetApp
7 82 (5.05%) Oracle
8 78 (4.80%) Dell
9 77 (4.74%) EMC
10 62 (3.82%) Juniper
11 60 (3.69%) CheckPoint
12 55 (3.38%) Symantec
13 45 (2.77%) Avaya
13 45 (2.77%) Google
14 42 (2.58%) Sophos
15 41 (2.52%) SolarWinds
16 37 (2.28%) Mitel
17 34 (2.09%) Veeam
18 33 (2.03%) SonicWALL
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £75,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £21k - 26k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 plus package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £23000 per annum + ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £52000 Per Annum package, plus comprehensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £43000 per annum + bonus + 26 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 5 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: 5 days ago
South West London
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £32,000 to £34,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Imparta Ltd
Salary: £34,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £53000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £19000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bexley, Kent
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Frontier Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus profit and performance related
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £18,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 13 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Crew
Salary: £31500 - £38500 per annum + Superb benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago