The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 109 83 66
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 523 758 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.86% 3.57% 4.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 11.34% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 459 634 834
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,501 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
5756 6685 7996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.50% 31.47% 34.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4669 5146 6326
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +4.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the South East region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in the South East

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in the South East

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 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
Hampshire +8 153 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Surrey -6 127 £45,000 +20.00% 17
Berkshire -24 107 £42,500 +21.42% 10
Buckinghamshire -28 40 £41,500 +22.05% 8
Oxfordshire -29 39 £31,500 -20.25% 4
Kent -15 21 £22,500 -25.00% 1
East Sussex +5 20 £41,877 +67.50%
West Sussex -14 14 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Middlesex -1 1 £50,000 +47.05%
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 South East region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 908 (83.07%) Microsoft
2 707 (64.68%) Windows
3 541 (49.50%) MCSE
4 490 (44.83%) Active Directory
5 478 (43.73%) VMware
6 418 (38.24%) MS Excel
7 378 (34.58%) Windows Server
8 343 (31.38%) SQL Server
9 336 (30.74%) MS Exchange
10 328 (30.01%) Cisco
11 318 (29.09%) MCSA
11 318 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 290 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
13 282 (25.80%) SQL
14 272 (24.89%) ITIL
15 262 (23.97%) CCNA
16 251 (22.96%) Citrix
16 251 (22.96%) MCITP
17 249 (22.78%) Windows Server 2012
18 238 (21.77%) Firewall
19 219 (20.04%) Office 365
20 216 (19.76%) Windows Server 2008
21 213 (19.49%) Hyper-V
22 205 (18.76%) LAN
22 205 (18.76%) WAN
23 198 (18.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 197 (18.02%) MS Office
25 184 (16.83%) Degree
26 180 (16.47%) SAN
27 171 (15.65%) Windows 7

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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
1 336 (30.74%) MS Exchange
2 106 (9.70%) SharePoint
3 87 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 86 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 85 (7.78%) Skype for Business
6 66 (6.04%) IIS
7 56 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 34 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2003
9 26 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 22 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
11 21 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2000
12 14 (1.28%) Apache
12 14 (1.28%) OpenStack
12 14 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (1.10%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (0.73%) IBM Notes
15 8 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (0.64%) Drupal
16 7 (0.64%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 418 (38.24%) MS Excel
2 197 (18.02%) MS Office
3 9 (0.82%) MS Project
4 8 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.37%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.18%) Siemens NX
7 2 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.091%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 42 (3.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.18%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.18%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.091%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.091%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.091%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 219 (20.04%) Office 365
2 98 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.83%) IaaS
5 15 (1.37%) SaaS
6 9 (0.82%) PaaS
7 8 (0.73%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.091%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 238 (21.77%) Firewall
2 205 (18.76%) LAN
2 205 (18.76%) WAN
3 180 (16.47%) SAN
4 168 (15.37%) DNS
5 140 (12.81%) DHCP
6 112 (10.25%) TCP/IP
7 101 (9.24%) VPN
8 59 (5.40%) VoIP
9 58 (5.31%) VLAN
10 57 (5.22%) NAS
11 55 (5.03%) Internet
12 49 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
13 40 (3.66%) Wireless
14 29 (2.65%) Network Security
15 23 (2.10%) iSCSI
16 21 (1.92%) Unified Communications
17 19 (1.74%) Cisco IOS
18 18 (1.65%) Skype
19 17 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (31.38%) SQL Server
2 60 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (5.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 51 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 43 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 26 (2.38%) Relational Database
8 20 (1.83%) MySQL
9 17 (1.56%) NoSQL
9 17 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
10 16 (1.46%) Big Data
10 16 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (1.28%) DB2
12 13 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (0.82%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.55%) Oracle Database
16 5 (0.46%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 30 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (1.92%) Visual Studio
3 13 (1.19%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.73%) Subversion
5 7 (0.64%) JIRA
6 6 (0.55%) Eclipse
6 6 (0.55%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.37%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.37%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.27%) TestComplete
9 2 (0.18%) ERwin
9 2 (0.18%) MSTest
9 2 (0.18%) T4 Templates
10 1 (0.091%) NUnit
10 1 (0.091%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.091%) SoapUI
General
1 87 (7.96%) Finance
2 54 (4.94%) Retail
3 52 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 31 (2.84%) Marketing
5 21 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 20 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.37%) Publishing
8 11 (1.01%) Banking
8 11 (1.01%) Local Government
9 10 (0.91%) Legal
10 8 (0.73%) Billing
11 7 (0.64%) Advertising
12 4 (0.37%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.37%) Automotive
12 4 (0.37%) Back Office
13 3 (0.27%) Electronics
14 2 (0.18%) German Language
14 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.091%) Games
15 1 (0.091%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 194 (17.75%) Support Engineer
2 171 (15.65%) Analyst
3 157 (14.36%) Developer
4 156 (14.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 111 (10.16%) Support Analyst
6 109 (9.97%) Consultant
7 106 (9.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 89 (8.14%) C# Developer
9 76 (6.95%) 3rd Line Support
10 73 (6.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 73 (6.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 67 (6.13%) Infrastructure Support
12 66 (6.04%) .NET Developer
13 63 (5.76%) Desktop Support
14 62 (5.67%) IT Support
15 61 (5.58%) Network Engineer
16 58 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 58 (5.31%) Administrator
17 55 (5.03%) C# .NET Developer
18 53 (4.85%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (14.46%) .NET
2 102 (9.33%) ASP.NET
3 80 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 64 (5.86%) HTML
5 57 (5.22%) jQuery
5 57 (5.22%) Web Services
6 53 (4.85%) CSS
7 45 (4.12%) WCF
8 31 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 20 (1.83%) HTML5
10 19 (1.74%) AngularJS
10 19 (1.74%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 16 (1.46%) Middleware
13 13 (1.19%) .NET Framework
13 13 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 13 (1.19%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (1.10%) Ajax
14 12 (1.10%) Entity Framework
14 12 (1.10%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 89 (8.14%) Computer Science
2 87 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (6.86%) Driving Licence
4 60 (5.49%) Data Centre
4 60 (5.49%) Management Information System
5 40 (3.66%) Clustering
6 37 (3.39%) Blackberry
7 32 (2.93%) Smartphone
8 24 (2.20%) Mathematics
8 24 (2.20%) Visualisation
9 22 (2.01%) FMCG
9 22 (2.01%) Private Cloud
10 18 (1.65%) Replication
11 16 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
12 15 (1.37%) Mobile App
12 15 (1.37%) Statistics
13 14 (1.28%) PKI
14 12 (1.10%) Client/Server
14 12 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
14 12 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 707 (64.68%) Windows
2 378 (34.58%) Windows Server
3 249 (22.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 216 (19.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 171 (15.65%) Windows 7
6 162 (14.82%) Windows 8
7 113 (10.34%) Linux
8 65 (5.95%) Windows 10
9 63 (5.76%) Windows XP
10 52 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 50 (4.57%) Mac OS X
12 31 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 26 (2.38%) Unix
14 22 (2.01%) Android
14 22 (2.01%) Apple iOS
15 21 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
16 11 (1.01%) CentOS
16 11 (1.01%) Windows Vista
17 9 (0.82%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.46%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (24.89%) ITIL
2 100 (9.15%) MVC
3 70 (6.40%) Mentoring
4 69 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (5.67%) CRM
6 61 (5.58%) Project Management
7 58 (5.31%) Service Management
8 55 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 55 (5.03%) Migration
9 44 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 43 (3.93%) High Availability
10 43 (3.93%) ITIL V3
11 41 (3.75%) Presales
12 40 (3.66%) Problem Management
13 37 (3.39%) Change Control
14 36 (3.29%) Software Engineering
15 35 (3.20%) Service Delivery
16 31 (2.84%) Performance Tuning
16 31 (2.84%) PRINCE2
17 30 (2.74%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 282 (25.80%) SQL
2 146 (13.36%) C#
3 98 (8.97%) JavaScript
4 75 (6.86%) PowerShell
5 37 (3.39%) T-SQL
6 32 (2.93%) Perl
7 28 (2.56%) C
7 28 (2.56%) Python
8 24 (2.20%) Java
9 19 (1.74%) C++
10 17 (1.56%) Bash Shell
11 12 (1.10%) PHP
12 11 (1.01%) VB
13 9 (0.82%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.64%) Ruby
14 7 (0.64%) VBA
15 5 (0.46%) VBScript
16 3 (0.27%) Bourne shell
16 3 (0.27%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 541 (49.50%) MCSE
2 318 (29.09%) MCSA
3 290 (26.53%) Cisco Certification
4 262 (23.97%) CCNA
5 251 (22.96%) MCITP
6 198 (18.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 184 (16.83%) Degree
8 170 (15.55%) MCP
9 108 (9.88%) MCTS
10 70 (6.40%) Citrix Certification
11 69 (6.31%) CCA
12 57 (5.22%) Security Cleared
13 50 (4.57%) CCNP
14 44 (4.03%) MCDST
15 43 (3.93%) SC Cleared
16 41 (3.75%) A+ Certification
17 32 (2.93%) MOS
18 31 (2.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 26 (2.38%) RHCSA
20 22 (2.01%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (12.08%) SLA
2 33 (3.02%) PCI DSS
3 29 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.91%) HIPAA
5 9 (0.82%) QA
5 9 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.46%) RMADS
7 3 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.27%) GPG13
8 2 (0.18%) COBIT
8 2 (0.18%) COSO
8 2 (0.18%) HL7
9 1 (0.091%) DICOM
System Software
1 490 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 318 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 213 (19.49%) Hyper-V
4 115 (10.52%) vSphere
4 115 (10.52%) XenApp
5 38 (3.48%) Virtual Servers
6 34 (3.11%) XenDesktop
7 31 (2.84%) Virtual Desktop
7 31 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (2.29%) vCloud
8 25 (2.29%) VMware ESX
9 24 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 22 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
11 15 (1.37%) Samba
11 15 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
12 13 (1.19%) Xen
13 9 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 9 (0.82%) Firmware
13 9 (0.82%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.73%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 101 (9.24%) SCCM
2 48 (4.39%) SCOM
3 38 (3.48%) Backup Exec
4 36 (3.29%) WSUS
5 23 (2.10%) SCVMM
6 19 (1.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 19 (1.74%) vMotion
7 18 (1.65%) Nagios
8 16 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
9 15 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
10 14 (1.28%) Puppet
11 12 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
12 9 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
13 8 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
13 8 (0.73%) NetBackup
13 8 (0.73%) SCDPM
14 7 (0.64%) SCOrch
14 7 (0.64%) SCSM
15 6 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
15 6 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 908 (83.07%) Microsoft
2 478 (43.73%) VMware
3 328 (30.01%) Cisco
4 251 (22.96%) Citrix
5 132 (12.08%) HP
6 68 (6.22%) NetApp
7 65 (5.95%) Oracle
8 54 (4.94%) IBM
9 46 (4.21%) Red Hat
10 40 (3.66%) Dell
11 34 (3.11%) Avaya
11 34 (3.11%) EMC
12 30 (2.74%) Veeam
13 28 (2.56%) Apple
14 26 (2.38%) F5
15 23 (2.10%) SolarWinds
15 23 (2.10%) Symantec
16 19 (1.74%) CheckPoint
16 19 (1.74%) Juniper
17 18 (1.65%) Google
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Shares, Bonus, etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum training & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: From £41,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: From £51,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Capita plc
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
MillsHill
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
University for the Creative Arts
Salary: £30k - 42.6k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
Capita plc
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago