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

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 119 86 71
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 513 712 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.65% 3.32% 3.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.48% 10.58% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 440 588 807
Average salary £37,500 £38,213 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.86% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
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
6047 6729 7746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.21% 31.36% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4898 5050 6121
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +7 137 £38,500 +1.31% 8
Hampshire +1 127 £37,500 - 18
Berkshire -38 107 £45,000 +1.12% 13
Oxfordshire 0 40 £32,500 -18.75% 9
Kent -16 34 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Buckinghamshire -39 33 £31,250 -26.47% 3
East Sussex +13 13 £42,500 +13.33% 1
West Sussex -37 9 £41,250 +17.85% 1
Middlesex +14 4 £52,500 +59.09%
Sussex - 1 £75,000 -
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 987 (85.16%) Microsoft
2 738 (63.68%) Windows
3 585 (50.47%) MCSE
4 522 (45.04%) Active Directory
5 466 (40.21%) VMware
6 444 (38.31%) MS Excel
7 416 (35.89%) Windows Server
8 370 (31.92%) SQL Server
9 357 (30.80%) Cisco
10 350 (30.20%) MS Exchange
11 311 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
12 308 (26.57%) MCSA
13 307 (26.49%) VMware Infrastructure
14 294 (25.37%) SQL
15 289 (24.94%) Firewall
16 280 (24.16%) ITIL
17 279 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
18 269 (23.21%) CCNA
19 261 (22.52%) MCITP
20 243 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
21 234 (20.19%) Hyper-V
22 217 (18.72%) Citrix
23 209 (18.03%) MS Office
24 208 (17.95%) Office 365
25 204 (17.60%) WAN
26 203 (17.52%) LAN
27 196 (16.91%) Degree
28 192 (16.57%) DNS
29 170 (14.67%) Windows 7
30 168 (14.50%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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
1 350 (30.20%) MS Exchange
2 123 (10.61%) Skype for Business
3 116 (10.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 116 (10.01%) SharePoint
4 101 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 74 (6.38%) IIS
6 52 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
7 45 (3.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 37 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2000
9 34 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2003
10 23 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
12 14 (1.21%) Apache
13 13 (1.12%) Office Communications Server
14 12 (1.04%) Drupal
14 12 (1.04%) OpenStack
14 12 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
15 11 (0.95%) Tomcat
16 9 (0.78%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 444 (38.31%) MS Excel
2 209 (18.03%) MS Office
3 10 (0.86%) MS Project
4 8 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.17%) Siemens NX
6 2 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.086%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 43 (3.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.17%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.17%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.086%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.086%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.086%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 208 (17.95%) Office 365
2 128 (11.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (1.38%) SaaS
5 10 (0.86%) Google Apps
6 7 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (0.60%) IaaS
7 3 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.26%) PaaS
8 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 289 (24.94%) Firewall
2 204 (17.60%) WAN
3 203 (17.52%) LAN
4 192 (16.57%) DNS
5 168 (14.50%) SAN
6 134 (11.56%) DHCP
7 121 (10.44%) VPN
8 120 (10.35%) TCP/IP
9 65 (5.61%) VoIP
10 64 (5.52%) Cisco ASA
11 60 (5.18%) VLAN
12 39 (3.36%) Internet
13 34 (2.93%) iSCSI
13 34 (2.93%) Network Security
14 30 (2.59%) NAS
15 26 (2.24%) Unified Communications
15 26 (2.24%) Wireless
16 20 (1.73%) Skype
17 18 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
18 17 (1.47%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (31.92%) SQL Server
2 64 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 62 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 53 (4.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 33 (2.85%) MySQL
6 33 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 26 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (1.73%) SQL Server 2014
10 19 (1.64%) Big Data
11 15 (1.29%) NoSQL
12 10 (0.86%) Relational Database
13 9 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (0.69%) GIS
15 7 (0.60%) Power BI
16 6 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
16 6 (0.52%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.52%) DB2
16 6 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 28 (2.42%) Visual Studio
2 22 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (0.86%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.60%) JIRA
5 6 (0.52%) Eclipse
5 6 (0.52%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.43%) Subversion
6 5 (0.43%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.35%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.35%) ERwin
7 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.35%) TestComplete
8 3 (0.26%) NUnit
9 2 (0.17%) MSTest
9 2 (0.17%) T4 Templates
10 1 (0.086%) Moq
10 1 (0.086%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.086%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.086%) SoapUI
General
1 86 (7.42%) Finance
2 58 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 44 (3.80%) Retail
4 23 (1.98%) Manufacturing
5 21 (1.81%) Marketing
6 20 (1.73%) Publishing
7 16 (1.38%) Advertising
7 16 (1.38%) Billing
8 15 (1.29%) Banking
8 15 (1.29%) Legal
8 15 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (0.78%) Electronics
10 7 (0.60%) Back Office
11 6 (0.52%) Local Government
12 5 (0.43%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.26%) German Language
14 2 (0.17%) French Language
14 2 (0.17%) Games
14 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.086%) Military
Job Titles
1 200 (17.26%) Support Engineer
2 184 (15.88%) Analyst
3 146 (12.60%) Developer
4 132 (11.39%) Consultant
5 119 (10.27%) Support Analyst
6 109 (9.40%) 2nd Line Support
7 102 (8.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 96 (8.28%) C# Developer
9 84 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
10 80 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 78 (6.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 76 (6.56%) .NET Developer
13 72 (6.21%) Administrator
14 69 (5.95%) Architect
14 69 (5.95%) Windows Engineer
15 66 (5.69%) C# .NET Developer
15 66 (5.69%) IT Support
16 65 (5.61%) SQL Developer
17 64 (5.52%) Desktop Support
18 60 (5.18%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (13.46%) .NET
2 105 (9.06%) ASP.NET
3 69 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 64 (5.52%) HTML
5 60 (5.18%) CSS
6 57 (4.92%) jQuery
7 49 (4.23%) Web Services
8 32 (2.76%) WCF
9 30 (2.59%) Middleware
10 21 (1.81%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (1.64%) AngularJS
11 19 (1.64%) HTML5
12 18 (1.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 15 (1.29%) Ajax
13 15 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 14 (1.21%) CSS3
14 14 (1.21%) XML
15 13 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 12 (1.04%) JSON
16 12 (1.04%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 85 (7.33%) Data Centre
2 84 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (7.08%) Computer Science
4 66 (5.69%) Management Information System
5 59 (5.09%) Blackberry
6 52 (4.49%) Clustering
7 51 (4.40%) Driving Licence
8 35 (3.02%) Private Cloud
9 29 (2.50%) Mobile App
10 24 (2.07%) Replication
11 20 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
12 19 (1.64%) EqualLogic
13 18 (1.55%) Client/Server
14 16 (1.38%) FMCG
14 16 (1.38%) User Experience
14 16 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
15 14 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (1.21%) Visualisation
16 13 (1.12%) Data Integration
16 13 (1.12%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 738 (63.68%) Windows
2 416 (35.89%) Windows Server
3 279 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 243 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 170 (14.67%) Windows 7
6 163 (14.06%) Windows 8
7 106 (9.15%) Linux
8 73 (6.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 67 (5.78%) Windows XP
10 58 (5.00%) Mac OS X
11 47 (4.06%) Windows 10
12 35 (3.02%) Windows 2000 Server
13 33 (2.85%) Android
14 29 (2.50%) Apple iOS
15 23 (1.98%) Unix
16 16 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 10 (0.86%) Mac OS
18 9 (0.78%) CentOS
19 7 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
19 7 (0.60%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (24.16%) ITIL
2 88 (7.59%) MVC
3 86 (7.42%) Migration
4 77 (6.64%) Service Management
5 70 (6.04%) CRM
6 67 (5.78%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (5.69%) Mentoring
8 65 (5.61%) High Availability
8 65 (5.61%) Project Management
9 55 (4.75%) Problem Management
10 54 (4.66%) Disaster Recovery
11 51 (4.40%) Presales
12 45 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
12 45 (3.88%) ITIL V3
12 45 (3.88%) Service Delivery
13 41 (3.54%) Continuous Improvement
14 40 (3.45%) Information Security
15 35 (3.02%) Change Management
16 33 (2.85%) PRINCE2
17 30 (2.59%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 294 (25.37%) SQL
2 138 (11.91%) C#
3 100 (8.63%) JavaScript
4 58 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 54 (4.66%) PowerShell
6 33 (2.85%) Java
7 27 (2.33%) C++
8 23 (1.98%) Perl
9 21 (1.81%) C
9 21 (1.81%) VB.NET
10 19 (1.64%) Python
11 17 (1.47%) Ruby
12 16 (1.38%) VB
13 10 (0.86%) VBScript
14 9 (0.78%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.52%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 6 (0.52%) PHP
16 5 (0.43%) Bourne shell
17 3 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 585 (50.47%) MCSE
2 311 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
3 308 (26.57%) MCSA
4 269 (23.21%) CCNA
5 261 (22.52%) MCITP
6 196 (16.91%) Degree
7 164 (14.15%) MCP
8 163 (14.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 122 (10.53%) MCTS
10 57 (4.92%) Security Cleared
11 55 (4.75%) A+ Certification
12 49 (4.23%) MCDST
13 43 (3.71%) Citrix Certification
14 40 (3.45%) CCA
14 40 (3.45%) SC Cleared
15 37 (3.19%) CCNP
16 36 (3.11%) MCSD
17 35 (3.02%) MOS
18 24 (2.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 21 (1.81%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (11.30%) SLA
2 27 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.52%) COBIT
4 6 (0.52%) COSO
4 6 (0.52%) QA
5 5 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.43%) RMADS
6 4 (0.35%) HIPAA
6 4 (0.35%) P3O
7 3 (0.26%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.17%) BS7799
9 1 (0.086%) DICOM
9 1 (0.086%) HL7
9 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 522 (45.04%) Active Directory
2 307 (26.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 234 (20.19%) Hyper-V
4 123 (10.61%) vSphere
5 86 (7.42%) XenApp
6 45 (3.88%) VMware ESX
7 33 (2.85%) XenDesktop
8 32 (2.76%) vCloud
8 32 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (1.64%) Terminal Services
10 17 (1.47%) Samba
11 15 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 14 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
13 11 (0.95%) Xen
14 9 (0.78%) Firmware
15 8 (0.69%) XenServer
16 5 (0.43%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.35%) Docker
17 4 (0.35%) LXC
18 2 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 111 (9.58%) SCCM
2 70 (6.04%) SCOM
3 50 (4.31%) Backup Exec
4 41 (3.54%) WSUS
5 22 (1.90%) Puppet
6 20 (1.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 20 (1.73%) SCVMM
7 15 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 15 (1.29%) vMotion
8 14 (1.21%) Windows Intune
9 13 (1.12%) SCOrch
10 12 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
11 10 (0.86%) Nagios
11 10 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 9 (0.78%) NetBackup
13 7 (0.60%) Cacti
13 7 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
13 7 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 5 (0.43%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 987 (85.16%) Microsoft
2 466 (40.21%) VMware
3 357 (30.80%) Cisco
4 217 (18.72%) Citrix
5 154 (13.29%) HP
6 76 (6.56%) NetApp
7 61 (5.26%) Oracle
8 54 (4.66%) Dell
9 52 (4.49%) Avaya
10 43 (3.71%) IBM
11 40 (3.45%) Symantec
12 37 (3.19%) Apple
13 33 (2.85%) EMC
14 29 (2.50%) Google
14 29 (2.50%) Sophos
15 27 (2.33%) F5
15 27 (2.33%) Juniper
15 27 (2.33%) Red Hat
16 25 (2.16%) Veeam
17 23 (1.98%) 3PAR
West Sussex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
IT People First
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Thatcham, Berkshire
Create IT
Salary: Healthcare scheme after 12 months, holiday increases with service
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Bens, Bonus, Stock (Pre-IPO)
Posted: 2 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Negotiable on skills and experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: From £49,500 to £74,300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Network ITR
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance, bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, pension, car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Polycom
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago