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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 124 97 82
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1028 1474 1406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.37% 3.03% 3.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.17% 11.73% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 915 1302 1221
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
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
11211 12562 11098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.81% 25.82% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9196 10215 9015
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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 +12 263 £47,500 - 38
Croydon +20 18 £25,500 +2.00% 1
Canary Wharf +11 11 £65,000 +73.33%
Brentford 0 6 £45,000 +66.66% 1
Uxbridge -7 6 £23,000 -34.28%
Wimbledon -10 4 £44,000 +17.33%
Twickenham -15 4 £35,000 -17.64%
Chiswick +5 3 £45,000 -
Southall - 3 £25,000 -
Docklands, London - 3 £27,500 -
Feltham - 3 £27,500 -
Bromley +15 2 £22,750 -34.05% 1
Hounslow +5 2 £43,500 -9.37% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -4 2 £37,500 -28.57%
Ilford - 2 - -
Isleworth - 2 £37,500 -
Westminster +3 1 - -
Beckenham -2 1 £35,000 +20.68%
Chessington -4 1 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Hammersmith -10 1 £25,000 -37.50%
Surbiton - 1 £25,000 -
Hayes - 1 £40,000 - 3
Romford - 1 £37,500 -
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1793 (80.19%) Microsoft
2 1565 (69.99%) Windows
3 1337 (59.79%) MCSE
4 1054 (47.14%) Active Directory
5 785 (35.11%) VMware
6 699 (31.26%) MS Excel
7 650 (29.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 647 (28.94%) ITIL
9 621 (27.77%) MCITP
10 608 (27.19%) MS Exchange
11 571 (25.54%) SQL Server
12 546 (24.42%) MCSA
13 518 (23.17%) Finance
14 517 (23.12%) VMware Infrastructure
15 507 (22.67%) MCP
16 497 (22.23%) Windows Server 2012
17 495 (22.14%) Citrix
18 468 (20.93%) Cisco
19 464 (20.75%) Windows 7
20 456 (20.39%) SQL
21 417 (18.65%) MS Office
22 409 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
23 380 (16.99%) Degree
24 362 (16.19%) CCNA
25 334 (14.94%) .NET
26 330 (14.76%) Hyper-V
27 323 (14.45%) Windows Server 2003
28 312 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
29 303 (13.55%) Firewall
30 301 (13.46%) SharePoint

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 608 (27.19%) MS Exchange
2 312 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 301 (13.46%) SharePoint
4 206 (9.21%) Lync
5 178 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 176 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 160 (7.16%) IIS
8 137 (6.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 100 (4.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 89 (3.98%) SharePoint 2013
11 71 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2003
12 37 (1.65%) Office Communications Server
13 21 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
14 20 (0.89%) Apache
15 18 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
15 18 (0.81%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.27%) WorkSite
17 5 (0.22%) LiveLink
18 4 (0.18%) ArcGIS
19 3 (0.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 699 (31.26%) MS Excel
2 417 (18.65%) MS Office
3 62 (2.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 41 (1.83%) InfoPath
5 29 (1.30%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.31%) MS Project
8 2 (0.089%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.045%) SketchUp
9 1 (0.045%) Revit
9 1 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.045%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 81 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.45%) SAP Business One
3 10 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
4 6 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.13%) SAP CCM
7 3 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.089%) HiPortfolio
9 1 (0.045%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 173 (7.74%) Office 365
2 119 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (1.30%) SaaS
6 18 (0.81%) IaaS
7 13 (0.58%) PaaS
8 9 (0.40%) Mimecast
9 7 (0.31%) Symantec.cloud
10 6 (0.27%) Yammer
11 2 (0.089%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.045%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 303 (13.55%) Firewall
2 300 (13.42%) DNS
3 298 (13.33%) SAN
4 217 (9.70%) DHCP
5 210 (9.39%) TCP/IP
6 193 (8.63%) VPN
7 186 (8.32%) WAN
8 182 (8.14%) LAN
9 93 (4.16%) VoIP
10 88 (3.94%) Internet
11 49 (2.19%) Unified Communications
12 46 (2.06%) NAS
13 45 (2.01%) VLAN
14 43 (1.92%) Network Security
15 40 (1.79%) Wireless
16 35 (1.57%) Intranet
16 35 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
17 31 (1.39%) MPLS
18 29 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
19 24 (1.07%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 571 (25.54%) SQL Server
2 216 (9.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 191 (8.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 131 (5.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 101 (4.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 99 (4.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 93 (4.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 79 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
9 59 (2.64%) Relational Database
10 49 (2.19%) Oracle Database
11 42 (1.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 31 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
13 30 (1.34%) MySQL
14 29 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
15 25 (1.12%) Big Data
16 19 (0.85%) QlikView
17 16 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
18 14 (0.63%) OLAP
19 13 (0.58%) Oracle OLAP
20 12 (0.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 103 (4.61%) Visual Studio
2 33 (1.48%) NUnit
3 31 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
4 26 (1.16%) Moq
5 25 (1.12%) MSI
6 23 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
7 15 (0.67%) InstallShield
8 14 (0.63%) Subversion
9 11 (0.49%) MSBuild
10 7 (0.31%) CruiseControl
10 7 (0.31%) JIRA
11 5 (0.22%) Artifactory
11 5 (0.22%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.13%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.13%) Git (software)
14 2 (0.089%) Octopus Deploy
15 1 (0.045%) MSTest
General
1 518 (23.17%) Finance
2 180 (8.05%) Banking
3 117 (5.23%) Law
4 101 (4.52%) Legal
5 69 (3.09%) Financial Institution
6 68 (3.04%) Retail
7 62 (2.77%) Investment Banking
8 61 (2.73%) Advertising
9 54 (2.42%) Front Office
10 48 (2.15%) Telecoms
11 34 (1.52%) Marketing
12 33 (1.48%) Games
13 32 (1.43%) Back Office
14 10 (0.45%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.40%) Billing
16 7 (0.31%) Music Industry
17 6 (0.27%) Publishing
17 6 (0.27%) Local Government
18 5 (0.22%) Electronics
19 2 (0.089%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 407 (18.20%) Analyst
2 309 (13.82%) Support Engineer
3 277 (12.39%) Developer
4 245 (10.96%) Support Analyst
5 230 (10.29%) Consultant
6 183 (8.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 175 (7.83%) Desktop Support
8 145 (6.48%) Administrator
9 139 (6.22%) 2nd Line Support
10 135 (6.04%) 3rd Line Support
11 132 (5.90%) .NET Developer
12 92 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
13 89 (3.98%) Technical Consultant
14 83 (3.71%) Microsoft Consultant
15 82 (3.67%) IT Support
16 78 (3.49%) Technical Support
17 77 (3.44%) DBA
18 75 (3.35%) Desktop Analyst
19 73 (3.26%) Architect
19 73 (3.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (14.94%) .NET
2 208 (9.30%) ASP.NET
3 128 (5.72%) HTML
4 125 (5.59%) CSS
5 118 (5.28%) .NET Framework
6 102 (4.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 90 (4.03%) WCF
8 84 (3.76%) jQuery
9 81 (3.62%) XML
10 63 (2.82%) Web Services
11 51 (2.28%) NHibernate
12 43 (1.92%) Ajax
13 39 (1.74%) Entity Framework
14 35 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 34 (1.52%) LINQ
16 33 (1.48%) Application Packaging
17 32 (1.43%) WF
18 30 (1.34%) ADO.NET
19 28 (1.25%) HTML5
20 25 (1.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 293 (13.10%) Blackberry
2 208 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (4.79%) Computer Science
4 96 (4.29%) Replication
5 87 (3.89%) Clustering
6 68 (3.04%) Management Information System
7 66 (2.95%) Private Cloud
8 53 (2.37%) PDA
9 43 (1.92%) Client/Server
10 36 (1.61%) iPhone
11 35 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
12 31 (1.39%) Statistics
13 29 (1.30%) Thin Client
13 29 (1.30%) Fat Client
13 29 (1.30%) Hedge funds
14 22 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
15 20 (0.89%) User Experience
15 20 (0.89%) CMDB
16 18 (0.81%) Kindle
17 17 (0.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1565 (69.99%) Windows
2 650 (29.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 497 (22.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 464 (20.75%) Windows 7
5 323 (14.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 223 (9.97%) Windows XP
7 208 (9.30%) Linux
8 180 (8.05%) Windows 8
9 87 (3.89%) UNIX
10 71 (3.18%) Windows Vista
11 50 (2.24%) Mac OS X
12 37 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 26 (1.16%) Android
14 25 (1.12%) Debian
15 24 (1.07%) Mac OS
16 19 (0.85%) Windows 2000
17 17 (0.76%) CentOS
17 17 (0.76%) Solaris
18 13 (0.58%) Apple iOS
19 10 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 647 (28.94%) ITIL
2 221 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (9.66%) Migration
4 163 (7.29%) Service Delivery
5 144 (6.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 116 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
7 113 (5.05%) Service Management
8 111 (4.96%) Business Continuity
9 106 (4.74%) Mentoring
10 104 (4.65%) Project Management
11 103 (4.61%) CRM
12 98 (4.38%) MVC
13 94 (4.20%) Problem Management
14 83 (3.71%) PRINCE2
15 81 (3.62%) Change Control
16 79 (3.53%) Scrum
17 76 (3.40%) Workflow
18 68 (3.04%) Incident Management
19 55 (2.46%) Web Development
19 55 (2.46%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 456 (20.39%) SQL
2 269 (12.03%) C#
3 169 (7.56%) PowerShell
4 150 (6.71%) JavaScript
5 110 (4.92%) T-SQL
6 41 (1.83%) Java
7 37 (1.65%) C
8 22 (0.98%) VB.NET
9 20 (0.89%) VBScript
10 17 (0.76%) VBA
11 15 (0.67%) Shell Script
12 11 (0.49%) Python
13 9 (0.40%) PL/SQL
14 8 (0.36%) R
14 8 (0.36%) Perl
15 7 (0.31%) VB
16 5 (0.22%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.22%) XPath
16 5 (0.22%) C++
17 3 (0.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1337 (59.79%) MCSE
2 621 (27.77%) MCITP
3 546 (24.42%) MCSA
4 507 (22.67%) MCP
5 409 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
6 380 (16.99%) Degree
7 362 (16.19%) CCNA
8 284 (12.70%) MCTS
9 247 (11.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 119 (5.32%) Citrix Certification
11 109 (4.87%) CCA
12 105 (4.70%) MCSD
13 102 (4.56%) CCNP
14 80 (3.58%) Security Cleared
15 60 (2.68%) A+ Certification
16 59 (2.64%) MCDST
17 47 (2.10%) MCAD
18 41 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
18 41 (1.83%) SC Cleared
19 40 (1.79%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (7.69%) SLA
2 43 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (1.21%) ISO 9001
4 22 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.58%) QA
6 6 (0.27%) COBIT
6 6 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.13%) BS7799
7 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.045%) P3O
System Software
1 1054 (47.14%) Active Directory
2 517 (23.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 330 (14.76%) Hyper-V
4 173 (7.74%) XenApp
5 123 (5.50%) vSphere
6 117 (5.23%) VMware ESXi
7 84 (3.76%) XenDesktop
8 49 (2.19%) VMware ESX
9 46 (2.06%) Terminal Services
10 41 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
11 31 (1.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 26 (1.16%) XenServer
13 25 (1.12%) VMware Server
14 22 (0.98%) Xen
15 19 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
16 15 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 14 (0.63%) vCloud
18 10 (0.45%) Terminal Server
19 9 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
20 8 (0.36%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 267 (11.94%) SCCM
2 186 (8.32%) SCOM
3 60 (2.68%) Backup Exec
4 29 (1.30%) SCVMM
5 27 (1.21%) Nagios
6 25 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 22 (0.98%) WSUS
8 20 (0.89%) NetBackup
9 19 (0.85%) Opsview
10 18 (0.81%) Tivoli
11 17 (0.76%) SCDPM
12 14 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 14 (0.63%) SCOrch
13 13 (0.58%) XenMobile
14 11 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 10 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
16 9 (0.40%) WMI
16 9 (0.40%) OpenView
16 9 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 9 (0.40%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 1793 (80.19%) Microsoft
2 785 (35.11%) VMware
3 495 (22.14%) Citrix
4 468 (20.93%) Cisco
5 231 (10.33%) HP
6 165 (7.38%) Oracle
7 145 (6.48%) Apple
8 127 (5.68%) Dell
9 119 (5.32%) Symantec
10 90 (4.03%) NetApp
11 77 (3.44%) Juniper
12 74 (3.31%) EMC
13 68 (3.04%) IBM
14 59 (2.64%) ServiceNow
15 51 (2.28%) Veeam
15 51 (2.28%) Red Hat
16 48 (2.15%) SAP
17 42 (1.88%) CheckPoint
18 38 (1.70%) Reuters
19 36 (1.61%) Avaya
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
LA International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £27500 - £34000 per annum + Benefits, Overtime, On Call
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Co-operative Systems
Salary: From £27,000 to £37,000 per annum Competitive (DOE) plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago