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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 89 84 63
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 635 731 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.30% 3.56% 4.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.49% 10.99% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 577 646 785
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,050 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6056 6650 6433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.44% 32.35% 31.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4915 5171 4982
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the South East region over the 3 months to 14 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
Surrey +20 172 £38,250 -2.42% 18
Hampshire -19 142 £42,500 +21.42% 11
Berkshire -9 127 £50,000 +16.27% 25
Oxfordshire +27 64 £35,000 -16.66% 9
Kent +16 52 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Buckinghamshire -12 42 £35,750 -5.92% 6
West Sussex -25 27 £40,000 - 7
East Sussex -2 13 £42,500 +13.33%
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 1119 (81.62%) Microsoft
2 840 (61.27%) Windows
3 735 (53.61%) MCSE
4 596 (43.47%) Active Directory
5 544 (39.68%) MS Excel
6 516 (37.64%) Windows Server
7 513 (37.42%) VMware
8 477 (34.79%) SQL Server
9 407 (29.69%) MS Exchange
10 397 (28.96%) MCSA
11 387 (28.23%) Cisco
12 373 (27.21%) SQL
13 359 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
14 355 (25.89%) ITIL
15 351 (25.60%) MCITP
16 330 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
17 329 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
18 302 (22.03%) Firewall
19 295 (21.52%) Cisco Certification
20 293 (21.37%) Hyper-V
21 269 (19.62%) CCNA
22 268 (19.55%) MCP
23 244 (17.80%) Citrix
24 232 (16.92%) Degree
25 224 (16.34%) LAN
26 222 (16.19%) WAN
27 221 (16.12%) DNS
28 196 (14.30%) SAN
29 188 (13.71%) Office 365
30 187 (13.64%) MS Office

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 407 (29.69%) MS Exchange
2 177 (12.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 175 (12.76%) Skype for Business
4 134 (9.77%) SharePoint
5 111 (8.10%) IIS
6 102 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 63 (4.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 56 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 44 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2000
10 39 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2003
11 32 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 30 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 22 (1.60%) Drupal
14 19 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
15 16 (1.17%) SAS
16 12 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
17 10 (0.73%) Apache
18 8 (0.58%) OpenStack
19 7 (0.51%) MS Project Server
20 6 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 544 (39.68%) MS Excel
2 187 (13.64%) MS Office
3 12 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.51%) MS Project
4 7 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.073%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.22%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.15%) Adaptiv
4 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.073%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.073%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.073%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.073%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 188 (13.71%) Office 365
2 117 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (1.39%) SaaS
5 9 (0.66%) Google Apps
6 8 (0.58%) IaaS
7 7 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 302 (22.03%) Firewall
2 224 (16.34%) LAN
3 222 (16.19%) WAN
4 221 (16.12%) DNS
5 196 (14.30%) SAN
6 155 (11.31%) DHCP
7 127 (9.26%) VPN
8 121 (8.83%) TCP/IP
9 70 (5.11%) Cisco ASA
10 62 (4.52%) VoIP
11 58 (4.23%) VLAN
12 43 (3.14%) iSCSI
13 37 (2.70%) Skype
14 36 (2.63%) NAS
15 32 (2.33%) Network Security
16 31 (2.26%) Wireless
17 30 (2.19%) Internet
18 26 (1.90%) Unified Communications
19 20 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
20 13 (0.95%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 477 (34.79%) SQL Server
2 126 (9.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 94 (6.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 62 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 59 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 49 (3.57%) MySQL
7 41 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
8 34 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 31 (2.26%) Big Data
10 30 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
12 15 (1.09%) NoSQL
13 14 (1.02%) Relational Database
14 10 (0.73%) Data Mining
14 10 (0.73%) GIS
14 10 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (0.66%) PowerPivot
16 8 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
16 8 (0.58%) Oracle Database
17 7 (0.51%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 40 (2.92%) Visual Studio
2 21 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.58%) JIRA
3 8 (0.58%) Subversion
3 8 (0.58%) TeamCity
4 6 (0.44%) NUnit
5 5 (0.36%) MSTest
5 5 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.29%) ERwin
6 4 (0.29%) TestComplete
7 3 (0.22%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.22%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.22%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.22%) Moq
7 3 (0.22%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (0.22%) T4 Templates
8 2 (0.15%) Toad
8 2 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.073%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.073%) Eclipse
General
1 112 (8.17%) Finance
2 46 (3.36%) Telecoms
3 23 (1.68%) Manufacturing
4 22 (1.60%) Retail
5 20 (1.46%) Advertising
6 18 (1.31%) Billing
6 18 (1.31%) Publishing
7 16 (1.17%) Legal
8 14 (1.02%) Banking
9 8 (0.58%) Electronics
9 8 (0.58%) German Language
9 8 (0.58%) Marketing
10 7 (0.51%) Aerospace
10 7 (0.51%) Dutch Language
10 7 (0.51%) Italian Language
10 7 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.51%) Spanish Language
11 6 (0.44%) French Language
12 5 (0.36%) Local Government
13 4 (0.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 215 (15.68%) Support Engineer
2 202 (14.73%) Consultant
3 162 (11.82%) Developer
4 155 (11.31%) Analyst
5 122 (8.90%) Windows Engineer
6 114 (8.32%) Server Support
7 112 (8.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 108 (7.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 96 (7.00%) .NET Developer
9 96 (7.00%) Administrator
9 96 (7.00%) C# Developer
10 86 (6.27%) 3rd Line Support
10 86 (6.27%) Systems Administrator
11 84 (6.13%) Support Analyst
11 84 (6.13%) Windows Support Engineer
12 82 (5.98%) SQL Developer
13 81 (5.91%) IT Engineer
14 80 (5.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 80 (5.84%) Architect
15 77 (5.62%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (12.40%) .NET
2 126 (9.19%) ASP.NET
3 74 (5.40%) CSS
4 72 (5.25%) HTML
4 72 (5.25%) jQuery
5 66 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (2.55%) WCF
7 33 (2.41%) HTML5
8 29 (2.12%) CSS3
8 29 (2.12%) Middleware
8 29 (2.12%) Web Services
9 27 (1.97%) AngularJS
10 26 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 24 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (1.53%) WPF
13 20 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 16 (1.17%) WinForms
15 15 (1.09%) .NET Framework
16 13 (0.95%) MDX
16 13 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 129 (9.41%) Data Centre
2 124 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (7.29%) Clustering
4 76 (5.54%) Blackberry
5 70 (5.11%) Computer Science
6 63 (4.60%) Management Information System
7 60 (4.38%) Driving Licence
8 39 (2.84%) Mobile App
9 35 (2.55%) Private Cloud
10 29 (2.12%) EqualLogic
11 25 (1.82%) Replication
12 21 (1.53%) Client/Server
12 21 (1.53%) iPhone
13 20 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
13 20 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
13 20 (1.46%) User Experience
14 18 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
15 17 (1.24%) iPad
16 16 (1.17%) Smart Meter
17 14 (1.02%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 840 (61.27%) Windows
2 516 (37.64%) Windows Server
3 330 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 329 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 172 (12.55%) Windows 7
6 156 (11.38%) Windows 8
7 148 (10.80%) Linux
8 95 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 72 (5.25%) Windows XP
10 69 (5.03%) Mac OS X
11 41 (2.99%) Windows 2000 Server
12 34 (2.48%) Android
12 34 (2.48%) Unix
13 32 (2.33%) Apple iOS
14 24 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
15 22 (1.60%) Windows 10
16 16 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 8 (0.58%) CentOS
18 6 (0.44%) Windows Vista
19 5 (0.36%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (25.89%) ITIL
2 119 (8.68%) Migration
3 104 (7.59%) Project Management
4 103 (7.51%) Service Management
5 91 (6.64%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (6.27%) MVC
7 85 (6.20%) Presales
8 79 (5.76%) High Availability
9 76 (5.54%) Disaster Recovery
10 72 (5.25%) Mentoring
11 58 (4.23%) CRM
12 57 (4.16%) Business Intelligence
12 57 (4.16%) Problem Management
13 55 (4.01%) Service Delivery
14 49 (3.57%) Change Management
15 47 (3.43%) Asset Management
15 47 (3.43%) PRINCE2
16 46 (3.36%) Network Load Balancing
16 46 (3.36%) Time Management
17 44 (3.21%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 373 (27.21%) SQL
2 144 (10.50%) C#
3 98 (7.15%) JavaScript
4 88 (6.42%) PowerShell
5 81 (5.91%) T-SQL
6 39 (2.84%) VB.NET
7 33 (2.41%) C++
8 31 (2.26%) Java
9 30 (2.19%) VB
10 24 (1.75%) C
11 22 (1.60%) Perl
12 18 (1.31%) PL/SQL
13 16 (1.17%) Ruby
14 12 (0.88%) Python
14 12 (0.88%) VBA
14 12 (0.88%) VBScript
15 10 (0.73%) VB6
16 6 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 6 (0.44%) PHP
17 5 (0.36%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 735 (53.61%) MCSE
2 397 (28.96%) MCSA
3 351 (25.60%) MCITP
4 295 (21.52%) Cisco Certification
5 269 (19.62%) CCNA
6 268 (19.55%) MCP
7 232 (16.92%) Degree
8 149 (10.87%) MCTS
9 147 (10.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 63 (4.60%) A+ Certification
10 63 (4.60%) Security Cleared
11 44 (3.21%) MCSD
12 43 (3.14%) SC Cleared
13 39 (2.84%) CCNP
13 39 (2.84%) MCDST
14 32 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
15 30 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
16 25 (1.82%) CCA
16 25 (1.82%) MOS
17 21 (1.53%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (9.85%) SLA
2 30 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.73%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.44%) QA
6 4 (0.29%) COBIT
6 4 (0.29%) COSO
6 4 (0.29%) P3O
7 2 (0.15%) BS7799
7 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.073%) GPG13
8 1 (0.073%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.073%) HL7
8 1 (0.073%) RMADS
8 1 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 596 (43.47%) Active Directory
2 359 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 293 (21.37%) Hyper-V
4 141 (10.28%) vSphere
5 63 (4.60%) XenApp
6 53 (3.87%) VMware ESX
7 32 (2.33%) vCloud
8 31 (2.26%) XenDesktop
9 28 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
10 27 (1.97%) Terminal Services
11 23 (1.68%) UAG
12 20 (1.46%) ISA Server
13 16 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 10 (0.73%) VMware Server
15 10 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
16 8 (0.58%) Terminal Server
16 8 (0.58%) Xen
17 7 (0.51%) Samba
18 4 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 141 (10.28%) SCCM
2 109 (7.95%) SCOM
3 76 (5.54%) Backup Exec
4 51 (3.72%) WSUS
5 19 (1.39%) Puppet
6 18 (1.31%) SCVMM
7 13 (0.95%) SCOrch
8 12 (0.88%) NetBackup
8 12 (0.88%) Windows Intune
9 10 (0.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 9 (0.66%) Cacti
11 7 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 6 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 5 (0.36%) FortiGate
13 5 (0.36%) Nagios
14 4 (0.29%) MOM
14 4 (0.29%) vMotion
15 3 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 3 (0.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1119 (81.62%) Microsoft
2 513 (37.42%) VMware
3 387 (28.23%) Cisco
4 244 (17.80%) Citrix
5 174 (12.69%) HP
6 102 (7.44%) Dell
7 76 (5.54%) NetApp
8 71 (5.18%) Symantec
9 56 (4.08%) Oracle
10 52 (3.79%) Avaya
11 51 (3.72%) EMC
12 49 (3.57%) Apple
13 42 (3.06%) IBM
14 29 (2.12%) Red Hat
15 28 (2.04%) 3PAR
15 28 (2.04%) Sophos
16 27 (1.97%) Google
17 26 (1.90%) Juniper
18 24 (1.75%) CheckPoint
19 22 (1.60%) SAP
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Team Jobs
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Overtime,Bonus,CompanyVan,28days hol
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Jenrick IT
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum, Benefits excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Yateley, Hampshire
That Recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £28000 - £34500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum + Training + Career progression
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + car + benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum plus 5% bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits and on-going training
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Henderson Scott
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £12000 - £14000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Pension etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive+Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £38k - 40k per year + 4k Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £15 - £17 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago