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

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 100 74 79
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 554 810 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.04% 3.89% 3.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.66% 12.24% 10.85%
Number of salaries quoted 492 702 678
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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
5737 6615 7444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.53% 31.73% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4701 5249 5664
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,650 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Surrey -24 145 £37,500 - 16
Berkshire +18 136 £42,500 +21.42% 14
Hampshire -1 122 £35,000 -12.50% 14
Buckinghamshire +11 63 £39,250 +26.61% 3
Kent -9 27 £28,500 -21.37% 1
West Sussex -4 26 £50,000 +25.00% 5
Oxfordshire -41 20 £29,000 -22.66% 2
East Sussex +13 15 £47,500 +52.00% 1
Middlesex +8 2 £42,250 +35.74% 1
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 858 (80.49%) Microsoft
2 723 (67.82%) Windows
3 552 (51.78%) MCSE
4 524 (49.16%) VMware
5 501 (47.00%) Active Directory
6 403 (37.80%) MS Excel
7 376 (35.27%) Windows Server
8 354 (33.21%) MS Exchange
8 354 (33.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 353 (33.11%) MCSA
10 338 (31.71%) Cisco
11 335 (31.43%) SQL Server
12 298 (27.95%) Cisco Certification
13 277 (25.98%) MCITP
14 274 (25.70%) CCNA
15 272 (25.52%) Citrix
16 268 (25.14%) SQL
17 263 (24.67%) Windows Server 2012
18 262 (24.58%) ITIL
19 252 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
20 230 (21.58%) LAN
21 227 (21.29%) WAN
22 222 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 215 (20.17%) Firewall
24 211 (19.79%) Office 365
25 208 (19.51%) SAN
26 205 (19.23%) MCP
27 198 (18.57%) Windows 7
28 196 (18.39%) Hyper-V
29 184 (17.26%) Degree

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
1 354 (33.21%) MS Exchange
2 110 (10.32%) SharePoint
3 96 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 84 (7.88%) IIS
5 76 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 67 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 58 (5.44%) Skype for Business
8 34 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 20 (1.88%) SharePoint Server
10 18 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (1.41%) Apache
11 15 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 12 (1.13%) Tomcat
13 11 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2000
14 10 (0.94%) OpenStack
14 10 (0.94%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
16 8 (0.75%) IBM Notes
16 8 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
16 8 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 403 (37.80%) MS Excel
2 178 (16.70%) MS Office
3 11 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.38%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.19%) MS Project
6 2 (0.19%) Siemens NX
6 2 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.094%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.094%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 39 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.19%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.094%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.094%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 211 (19.79%) Office 365
2 67 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.69%) IaaS
4 14 (1.31%) SaaS
5 11 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (0.84%) PaaS
7 7 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.094%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.094%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.094%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 230 (21.58%) LAN
2 227 (21.29%) WAN
3 215 (20.17%) Firewall
4 208 (19.51%) SAN
5 164 (15.38%) DNS
6 150 (14.07%) DHCP
7 145 (13.60%) TCP/IP
8 83 (7.79%) VPN
9 69 (6.47%) Internet
10 61 (5.72%) VoIP
11 58 (5.44%) NAS
12 57 (5.35%) Wireless
13 45 (4.22%) VLAN
14 34 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
15 25 (2.35%) MPLS
16 24 (2.25%) Intranet
17 20 (1.88%) Skype
18 19 (1.78%) Network Security
19 16 (1.50%) WLAN
20 15 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 81 (7.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 71 (6.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 47 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 41 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (2.72%) Relational Database
8 28 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (1.78%) SQL Server 2000
11 18 (1.69%) Big Data
12 15 (1.41%) DB2
12 15 (1.41%) MySQL
12 15 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
13 14 (1.31%) NoSQL
14 9 (0.84%) Hadoop
15 8 (0.75%) Star Schema
16 7 (0.66%) MongoDB
16 7 (0.66%) Oracle Database
17 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (1.50%) Visual Studio
3 9 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.56%) JIRA
5 4 (0.38%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.38%) Subversion
5 4 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.094%) Moq
7 1 (0.094%) MSTest
7 1 (0.094%) NUnit
General
1 130 (12.20%) Finance
2 52 (4.88%) Retail
3 51 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 36 (3.38%) Marketing
5 21 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (1.41%) Local Government
7 13 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.03%) Banking
9 9 (0.84%) Legal
10 7 (0.66%) Advertising
11 6 (0.56%) Publishing
12 5 (0.47%) Back Office
13 4 (0.38%) Automotive
14 2 (0.19%) French Language
14 2 (0.19%) Front Office
14 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.094%) Billing
15 1 (0.094%) Electronics
15 1 (0.094%) German Language
Job Titles
1 212 (19.89%) Support Engineer
2 194 (18.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 162 (15.20%) Developer
4 149 (13.98%) Analyst
5 93 (8.72%) Support Analyst
6 87 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
7 81 (7.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 76 (7.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 72 (6.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 70 (6.57%) 3rd Line Support
10 70 (6.57%) VMware Engineer
11 65 (6.10%) C# Developer
11 65 (6.10%) IT Support
12 64 (6.00%) Consultant
12 64 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support
13 60 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 57 (5.35%) Network Engineer
15 56 (5.25%) SQL Developer
16 54 (5.07%) Administrator
17 53 (4.97%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (13.98%) .NET
2 85 (7.97%) ASP.NET
3 68 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 53 (4.97%) HTML
5 50 (4.69%) Web Services
6 46 (4.32%) jQuery
7 45 (4.22%) CSS
8 35 (3.28%) WCF
9 30 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 22 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (1.59%) HTML5
12 16 (1.50%) AngularJS
13 15 (1.41%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 14 (1.31%) .NET Framework
15 13 (1.22%) Entity Framework
15 13 (1.22%) Regular Expression
15 13 (1.22%) XML
16 11 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 9 (0.84%) Ajax
17 9 (0.84%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 100 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (8.44%) Computer Science
3 81 (7.60%) Driving Licence
4 74 (6.94%) Data Centre
5 53 (4.97%) Management Information System
6 47 (4.41%) Clustering
7 27 (2.53%) Visualisation
8 26 (2.44%) Mathematics
9 23 (2.16%) FMCG
10 22 (2.06%) Blackberry
10 22 (2.06%) Smartphone
11 21 (1.97%) Statistics
12 17 (1.59%) PKI
12 17 (1.59%) Replication
13 16 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (1.31%) Cryptography
15 10 (0.94%) iPhone
15 10 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
16 8 (0.75%) iPad
16 8 (0.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 723 (67.82%) Windows
2 376 (35.27%) Windows Server
3 263 (24.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 252 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 198 (18.57%) Windows 7
6 175 (16.42%) Windows 8
7 122 (11.44%) Linux
8 87 (8.16%) Windows 10
9 71 (6.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 57 (5.35%) Windows XP
11 51 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 46 (4.32%) Mac OS X
13 28 (2.63%) Unix
14 13 (1.22%) Android
14 13 (1.22%) Apple iOS
15 12 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
15 12 (1.13%) Windows Vista
16 10 (0.94%) CentOS
17 8 (0.75%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.75%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (24.58%) ITIL
2 83 (7.79%) MVC
3 74 (6.94%) Project Management
4 70 (6.57%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (6.57%) Mentoring
5 59 (5.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 52 (4.88%) CRM
7 45 (4.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 43 (4.03%) Presales
9 41 (3.85%) Change Control
9 41 (3.85%) Migration
10 40 (3.75%) High Availability
11 36 (3.38%) Performance Tuning
11 36 (3.38%) Service Delivery
11 36 (3.38%) Software Engineering
12 35 (3.28%) Workflow
13 33 (3.10%) Problem Management
14 27 (2.53%) ETL
14 27 (2.53%) ITIL V3
15 25 (2.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 268 (25.14%) SQL
2 144 (13.51%) C#
3 95 (8.91%) PowerShell
4 86 (8.07%) JavaScript
5 38 (3.56%) T-SQL
6 36 (3.38%) Perl
7 29 (2.72%) Python
8 18 (1.69%) C
9 15 (1.41%) Bash Shell
9 15 (1.41%) C++
9 15 (1.41%) Java
10 14 (1.31%) VB
11 11 (1.03%) PL/SQL
12 10 (0.94%) PHP
13 9 (0.84%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.75%) R
15 5 (0.47%) VBA
15 5 (0.47%) VBScript
15 5 (0.47%) X++
16 3 (0.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 552 (51.78%) MCSE
2 353 (33.11%) MCSA
3 298 (27.95%) Cisco Certification
4 277 (25.98%) MCITP
5 274 (25.70%) CCNA
6 222 (20.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 205 (19.23%) MCP
8 184 (17.26%) Degree
9 116 (10.88%) MCTS
10 87 (8.16%) Citrix Certification
11 83 (7.79%) CCA
12 75 (7.04%) CCNP
13 48 (4.50%) Security Cleared
14 40 (3.75%) RHCSA
15 36 (3.38%) RHCA
16 30 (2.81%) SC Cleared
17 29 (2.72%) A+ Certification
18 26 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
19 25 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 24 (2.25%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (10.04%) SLA
2 44 (4.13%) PCI DSS
3 33 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.94%) HIPAA
6 8 (0.75%) QA
7 3 (0.28%) GPG13
7 3 (0.28%) HL7
8 2 (0.19%) COBIT
8 2 (0.19%) COSO
8 2 (0.19%) RMADS
9 1 (0.094%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.094%) DICOM
System Software
1 501 (47.00%) Active Directory
2 354 (33.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 196 (18.39%) Hyper-V
4 139 (13.04%) XenApp
5 117 (10.98%) vSphere
6 52 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
7 40 (3.75%) Virtual Desktop
8 37 (3.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 35 (3.28%) VMware ESX
10 29 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
10 29 (2.72%) XenDesktop
11 27 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
12 22 (2.06%) vCloud
13 15 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
14 14 (1.31%) Terminal Services
15 10 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 10 (0.94%) Xen
16 9 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 8 (0.75%) Samba
18 7 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 92 (8.63%) SCCM
2 44 (4.13%) SCOM
3 34 (3.19%) WSUS
4 31 (2.91%) Backup Exec
5 16 (1.50%) SCVMM
6 15 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 15 (1.41%) vMotion
7 14 (1.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 14 (1.31%) Nagios
8 12 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
9 11 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
10 10 (0.94%) Simpana
11 9 (0.84%) Nessus
11 9 (0.84%) SCDPM
11 9 (0.84%) SCSM
12 8 (0.75%) AirWatch
12 8 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
12 8 (0.75%) NetBackup
12 8 (0.75%) Nmap
12 8 (0.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 858 (80.49%) Microsoft
2 524 (49.16%) VMware
3 338 (31.71%) Cisco
4 272 (25.52%) Citrix
5 102 (9.57%) HP
6 67 (6.29%) Oracle
7 62 (5.82%) NetApp
8 61 (5.72%) Red Hat
9 45 (4.22%) IBM
10 38 (3.56%) Veeam
11 37 (3.47%) Avaya
12 31 (2.91%) Apple
12 31 (2.91%) EMC
13 29 (2.72%) SolarWinds
14 26 (2.44%) Dell
15 24 (2.25%) Symantec
16 19 (1.78%) CheckPoint
16 19 (1.78%) F5
17 17 (1.59%) Mitel
18 15 (1.41%) CommVault
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: 10 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £29000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Shepperton, Middlesex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training, certifications
Posted: 5 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 40k per annum, Benefits: +4K car allowance
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, Sussex
Chailey Heritage Foundation
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, 25 days hol, Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
Blue Juice Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum Car parking and further education su
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70k - £80k basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£90,000 plus 15% bonus and benefits (some flex)
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c30-40k+Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
CSC
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Computer Strategies
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago