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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 123 88 83
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 426 730 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.58% 3.32% 3.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.61% 10.94% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 350 649 659
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 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median 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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4949 6674 7423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.02% 30.38% 33.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3962 5411 5603
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Berkshire +26 100 £42,500 -5.55% 16
Surrey -48 100 £46,500 +13.41% 13
Hampshire +1 62 £35,000 -10.82% 10
Buckinghamshire +2 55 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Kent +3 37 £27,500 -8.33% 8
Oxfordshire -20 30 £32,500 -13.33% 4
West Sussex -14 29 £47,500 +58.33%
East Sussex +29 9 £31,000 -17.33% 1
Middlesex +8 3 £27,500 -32.92% 2
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 739 (75.49%) Microsoft
2 657 (67.11%) Windows
3 530 (54.14%) MCSE
4 485 (49.54%) Active Directory
5 460 (46.99%) VMware
6 349 (35.65%) Windows Server
7 346 (35.34%) MCSA
8 340 (34.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 335 (34.22%) MS Excel
10 309 (31.56%) SQL Server
11 292 (29.83%) MS Exchange
12 290 (29.62%) Cisco
13 280 (28.60%) Cisco Certification
14 270 (27.58%) Windows Server 2008
15 266 (27.17%) Windows Server 2012
16 264 (26.97%) CCNA
17 241 (24.62%) ITIL
18 232 (23.70%) SQL
19 231 (23.60%) Hyper-V
20 221 (22.57%) LAN
20 221 (22.57%) Firewall
21 217 (22.17%) MCITP
22 212 (21.65%) WAN
23 199 (20.33%) MCP
23 199 (20.33%) Office 365
24 198 (20.22%) Citrix
25 196 (20.02%) SAN
26 177 (18.08%) DNS
27 166 (16.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
28 158 (16.14%) 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
1 292 (29.83%) MS Exchange
2 104 (10.62%) SharePoint
3 90 (9.19%) IIS
4 86 (8.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 72 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 65 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 39 (3.98%) Skype for Business
8 29 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 23 (2.35%) Apache
10 22 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
11 19 (1.94%) Tomcat
12 15 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
13 13 (1.33%) WebSphere
14 11 (1.12%) IBM Notes
14 11 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
14 11 (1.12%) WebLogic
15 10 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 8 (0.82%) SAS
17 7 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 4 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 335 (34.22%) MS Excel
2 121 (12.36%) MS Office
3 17 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.41%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 16 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.10%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 199 (20.33%) Office 365
2 86 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.35%) IaaS
3 23 (2.35%) SaaS
4 22 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (1.94%) PaaS
6 12 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.20%) Yammer
10 1 (0.10%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 221 (22.57%) Firewall
1 221 (22.57%) LAN
2 212 (21.65%) WAN
3 196 (20.02%) SAN
4 177 (18.08%) DNS
5 156 (15.93%) DHCP
6 150 (15.32%) TCP/IP
7 64 (6.54%) VPN
8 62 (6.33%) Internet
9 45 (4.60%) VoIP
10 43 (4.39%) Wireless
11 34 (3.47%) VLAN
12 26 (2.66%) NAS
13 24 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (2.25%) Intranet
15 21 (2.15%) Skype
16 20 (2.04%) MPLS
17 17 (1.74%) IP Telephony
18 15 (1.53%) HTTP
19 13 (1.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (31.56%) SQL Server
2 85 (8.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 70 (7.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 54 (5.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 40 (4.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (2.55%) SQL Server 2014
8 24 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (2.15%) Relational Database
11 20 (2.04%) MySQL
12 18 (1.84%) Big Data
13 9 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (0.82%) MongoDB
15 7 (0.72%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (0.72%) NoSQL
15 7 (0.72%) Star Schema
16 6 (0.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 30 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (1.53%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.82%) JIRA
4 4 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.20%) NUnit
6 1 (0.10%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.10%) Moq
6 1 (0.10%) MSTest
General
1 156 (15.93%) Finance
2 31 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 16 (1.63%) Retail
4 14 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (1.33%) Advertising
6 12 (1.23%) Marketing
7 10 (1.02%) Local Government
8 9 (0.92%) Billing
9 8 (0.82%) French Language
9 8 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.61%) Legal
11 5 (0.51%) German Language
11 5 (0.51%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
11 5 (0.51%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.41%) Banking
13 3 (0.31%) Back Office
13 3 (0.31%) Games
13 3 (0.31%) Publishing
14 2 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 179 (18.28%) Support Engineer
2 177 (18.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 120 (12.26%) Developer
4 96 (9.81%) Analyst
5 80 (8.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 72 (7.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 68 (6.95%) Architect
8 66 (6.74%) 2nd Line Support
9 65 (6.64%) 3rd Line Support
10 64 (6.54%) IT Support
11 57 (5.82%) VMware Engineer
12 55 (5.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 55 (5.62%) Administrator
13 53 (5.41%) Consultant
13 53 (5.41%) Support Analyst
14 51 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 50 (5.11%) IT Engineer
16 49 (5.01%) Windows Engineer
17 44 (4.49%) Technical Support
18 43 (4.39%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (10.62%) .NET
2 62 (6.33%) ASP.NET
3 54 (5.52%) HTML
4 49 (5.01%) CSS
4 49 (5.01%) Web Services
5 44 (4.49%) jQuery
6 41 (4.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (2.96%) WCF
8 25 (2.55%) HTML5
8 25 (2.55%) XML
9 23 (2.35%) AngularJS
9 23 (2.35%) CSS3
10 17 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 13 (1.33%) .NET Framework
11 13 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 12 (1.23%) KnockoutJS
13 11 (1.12%) REST
14 10 (1.02%) Regular Expression
14 10 (1.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 118 (12.05%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (11.34%) Data Centre
3 72 (7.35%) Computer Science
4 60 (6.13%) Driving Licence
5 53 (5.41%) Clustering
6 40 (4.09%) Management Information System
7 30 (3.06%) Statistics
8 24 (2.45%) Mathematics
9 22 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.74%) PKI
10 17 (1.74%) Replication
11 16 (1.63%) Visualisation
12 13 (1.33%) FMCG
13 12 (1.23%) Private Cloud
14 10 (1.02%) Cryptography
15 9 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
15 9 (0.92%) N-Tier
16 8 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
16 8 (0.82%) iPad
16 8 (0.82%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 657 (67.11%) Windows
2 349 (35.65%) Windows Server
3 270 (27.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 266 (27.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 158 (16.14%) Windows 7
6 120 (12.26%) Linux
7 113 (11.54%) Windows 8
8 83 (8.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 72 (7.35%) Windows 10
10 51 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 36 (3.68%) Windows XP
12 35 (3.58%) Unix
13 29 (2.96%) Mac OS X
14 22 (2.25%) CentOS
15 15 (1.53%) Mac OS
16 13 (1.33%) Apple iOS
17 11 (1.12%) Windows NT
18 8 (0.82%) Android
19 5 (0.51%) AIX
20 4 (0.41%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (24.62%) ITIL
2 86 (8.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 83 (8.48%) Mentoring
4 67 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (5.72%) MVC
6 54 (5.52%) Performance Tuning
7 52 (5.31%) High Availability
8 51 (5.21%) Project Management
9 42 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 38 (3.88%) Load Balancing
11 37 (3.78%) ITIL V3
11 37 (3.78%) Migration
11 37 (3.78%) Service Delivery
12 35 (3.58%) Presales
12 35 (3.58%) Time Management
13 34 (3.47%) Change Control
14 33 (3.37%) SDLC
15 29 (2.96%) PRINCE2
15 29 (2.96%) Software Engineering
16 24 (2.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 232 (23.70%) SQL
2 105 (10.73%) PowerShell
3 104 (10.62%) C#
4 62 (6.33%) JavaScript
5 42 (4.29%) T-SQL
6 34 (3.47%) Python
7 30 (3.06%) Perl
8 17 (1.74%) PL/SQL
9 14 (1.43%) VB
10 12 (1.23%) C++
11 11 (1.12%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.02%) PHP
12 10 (1.02%) VB.NET
13 9 (0.92%) R
14 6 (0.61%) VBScript
15 5 (0.51%) Java
16 4 (0.41%) C
16 4 (0.41%) VB6
16 4 (0.41%) VBA
16 4 (0.41%) X++
Qualifications
1 530 (54.14%) MCSE
2 346 (35.34%) MCSA
3 280 (28.60%) Cisco Certification
4 264 (26.97%) CCNA
5 217 (22.17%) MCITP
6 199 (20.33%) MCP
7 166 (16.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 150 (15.32%) Degree
9 101 (10.32%) MCTS
10 70 (7.15%) CCNP
11 56 (5.72%) Citrix Certification
12 51 (5.21%) CCA
13 48 (4.90%) A+ Certification
14 39 (3.98%) RHCA
15 38 (3.88%) Security Cleared
16 27 (2.76%) SC Cleared
17 26 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
18 25 (2.55%) RHCSA
19 22 (2.25%) MCSD
20 21 (2.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (7.56%) SLA
2 34 (3.47%) PCI DSS
3 20 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.23%) QA
4 12 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.41%) WAI
5 4 (0.41%) WCAG
6 3 (0.31%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.10%) COBIT
7 1 (0.10%) GPG13
7 1 (0.10%) HL7
System Software
1 485 (49.54%) Active Directory
2 340 (34.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 231 (23.60%) Hyper-V
4 114 (11.64%) vSphere
5 104 (10.62%) XenApp
6 50 (5.11%) Virtual Servers
7 36 (3.68%) VMware ESX
8 33 (3.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 30 (3.06%) VMware ESXi
10 27 (2.76%) Virtual Desktop
11 24 (2.45%) Terminal Services
12 22 (2.25%) vCloud
13 21 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
14 20 (2.04%) XenDesktop
15 17 (1.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 11 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
17 10 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
17 10 (1.02%) ISA Server
18 9 (0.92%) Samba
18 9 (0.92%) UAG
Systems Management
1 70 (7.15%) SCCM
2 37 (3.78%) SCOM
3 21 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
4 19 (1.94%) WSUS
5 18 (1.84%) Backup Exec
6 16 (1.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 13 (1.33%) SCVMM
8 8 (0.82%) AirWatch
8 8 (0.82%) Nessus
9 7 (0.72%) NetBackup
9 7 (0.72%) Nmap
9 7 (0.72%) SCSM
10 6 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (0.41%) PowerCLI
12 4 (0.41%) Simpana
13 3 (0.31%) SCDPM
13 3 (0.31%) SCOrch
13 3 (0.31%) vRealize
Vendors
1 739 (75.49%) Microsoft
2 460 (46.99%) VMware
3 290 (29.62%) Cisco
4 198 (20.22%) Citrix
5 110 (11.24%) HP
6 70 (7.15%) Red Hat
7 56 (5.72%) NetApp
8 53 (5.41%) Oracle
9 42 (4.29%) Dell
10 40 (4.09%) Apple
11 32 (3.27%) Avaya
12 28 (2.86%) Veeam
13 23 (2.35%) IBM
14 22 (2.25%) SolarWinds
15 16 (1.63%) CheckPoint
15 16 (1.63%) EMC
15 16 (1.63%) Juniper
15 16 (1.63%) Mitel
15 16 (1.63%) Veritas
16 14 (1.43%) Sophos
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