The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 65 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 888 1147 1187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.91% 5.13% 5.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.61% 15.54% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 745 1063 1108
Average salary £38,108 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.73% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7646 7382 8017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.70% 33.03% 34.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5951 5983 6873
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
Microsoft Certification
England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 -30 196 £38,500 -6.09% 16
Hampshire -6 178 £32,500 -13.33% 22
Berkshire -46 145 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Buckinghamshire -20 113 £45,000 +15.38% 10
Kent +15 90 £41,250 +3.12% 10
Oxfordshire +5 80 £33,000 -17.50% 6
West Sussex +26 71 £37,500 -8.53% 8
East Sussex -31 22 £36,250 -14.70%
Middlesex +7 7 £47,500 +26.66% 2
M4 Corridor - 1 £26,000 -
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1400 (76.13%) Microsoft
2 1116 (60.69%) Windows
3 952 (51.77%) MCSE
4 671 (36.49%) MS Excel
5 649 (35.29%) SQL Server
6 626 (34.04%) Active Directory
7 580 (31.54%) MS Exchange
7 580 (31.54%) VMware
8 556 (30.23%) MCITP
9 546 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 469 (25.50%) SQL
11 416 (22.62%) MCP
12 396 (21.53%) ITIL
13 388 (21.10%) MCSA
14 373 (20.28%) VMware Infrastructure
15 355 (19.30%) .NET
16 349 (18.98%) Windows Server 2003
17 333 (18.11%) Exchange Server 2010
18 327 (17.78%) Firewall
19 324 (17.62%) Cisco
20 321 (17.46%) MCTS
21 312 (16.97%) Windows Server 2012
22 308 (16.75%) Citrix
23 304 (16.53%) Cisco Certification
24 303 (16.48%) C#
25 287 (15.61%) DNS
25 287 (15.61%) SharePoint
26 284 (15.44%) CCNA
27 275 (14.95%) HP
28 265 (14.41%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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
1 580 (31.54%) MS Exchange
2 333 (18.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 287 (15.61%) SharePoint
4 214 (11.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 181 (9.84%) Lync
6 172 (9.35%) IIS
7 163 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 142 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 72 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 67 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
11 50 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
12 41 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2000
13 22 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
14 21 (1.14%) Tomcat
15 17 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
16 16 (0.87%) IBM Notes
16 16 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
17 12 (0.65%) GroupWise
17 12 (0.65%) CMS
18 8 (0.44%) Apache
Applications
1 671 (36.49%) MS Excel
2 234 (12.72%) MS Office
3 23 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.54%) PowerPivot
6 5 (0.27%) MS Project
7 1 (0.054%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 54 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.054%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.054%) Summit
5 1 (0.054%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.054%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.054%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 100 (5.44%) Office 365
2 65 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.36%) SaaS
4 15 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.71%) IaaS
6 7 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 327 (17.78%) Firewall
2 287 (15.61%) DNS
3 251 (13.65%) SAN
4 186 (10.11%) TCP/IP
4 186 (10.11%) DHCP
5 157 (8.54%) WAN
6 153 (8.32%) LAN
7 127 (6.91%) Internet
8 116 (6.31%) VPN
9 86 (4.68%) VoIP
10 74 (4.02%) Wireless
11 64 (3.48%) Network Security
12 46 (2.50%) NAS
12 46 (2.50%) Unified Communications
13 36 (1.96%) VLAN
14 32 (1.74%) Cisco ASA
15 30 (1.63%) LDAP
16 26 (1.41%) MPLS
16 26 (1.41%) IP Telephony
17 25 (1.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 649 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 172 (9.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 152 (8.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 147 (7.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 137 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 96 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 81 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
8 60 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
9 56 (3.05%) MySQL
10 42 (2.28%) Relational Database
11 27 (1.47%) Oracle Database
12 24 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
13 20 (1.09%) OLAP
14 15 (0.82%) DTS
15 13 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 12 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
17 11 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
17 11 (0.60%) RDBMS
17 11 (0.60%) Big Data
18 9 (0.49%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 83 (4.51%) NUnit
2 80 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 62 (3.37%) Rhino Mocks
4 49 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 45 (2.45%) Subversion
6 28 (1.52%) Moq
7 17 (0.92%) MSTest
8 12 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 8 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.27%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.22%) JIRA
12 1 (0.054%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 109 (5.93%) Finance
2 89 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 43 (2.34%) Retail
4 42 (2.28%) Games
5 26 (1.41%) German Language
6 25 (1.36%) Back Office
7 20 (1.09%) Legal
7 20 (1.09%) Marketing
8 14 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.71%) Banking
10 10 (0.54%) French Language
11 8 (0.44%) Military
11 8 (0.44%) Advertising
11 8 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.33%) Publishing
12 6 (0.33%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.27%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.16%) Electronics
15 2 (0.11%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.054%) Law
Job Titles
1 315 (17.13%) Support Engineer
2 304 (16.53%) Developer
3 282 (15.33%) Analyst
4 205 (11.15%) Consultant
5 152 (8.27%) .NET Developer
6 129 (7.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 125 (6.80%) 3rd Line Support
8 115 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 111 (6.04%) Support Analyst
10 101 (5.49%) DBA
11 100 (5.44%) Architect
12 92 (5.00%) IT Support
13 87 (4.73%) SQL DBA
14 83 (4.51%) Administrator
15 81 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 63 (3.43%) Technical Consultant
16 63 (3.43%) Microsoft Consultant
17 60 (3.26%) Service Analyst
18 59 (3.21%) Software Developer
18 59 (3.21%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 355 (19.30%) .NET
2 242 (13.16%) ASP.NET
3 157 (8.54%) HTML
4 129 (7.01%) ASP.NET MVC
5 94 (5.11%) CSS
6 91 (4.95%) WCF
7 87 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 84 (4.57%) XML
9 75 (4.08%) Web Services
10 67 (3.64%) .NET Framework
11 66 (3.59%) LINQ
12 65 (3.53%) Ajax
13 57 (3.10%) jQuery
14 52 (2.83%) WPF
15 51 (2.77%) Castle Windsor
16 46 (2.50%) Razor View Engine
17 45 (2.45%) NHibernate
18 41 (2.23%) HTML5
19 34 (1.85%) MonoRail
20 28 (1.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 114 (6.20%) Blackberry
1 114 (6.20%) Clustering
2 55 (2.99%) Computer Science
3 54 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 35 (1.90%) Thin Client
4 35 (1.90%) Replication
4 35 (1.90%) Fat Client
5 32 (1.74%) iPhone
5 32 (1.74%) LIMS
6 27 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (1.36%) PKI
8 24 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
9 22 (1.20%) Mathematics
10 21 (1.14%) Firmware
11 19 (1.03%) Client/Server
12 18 (0.98%) Visualisation
12 18 (0.98%) Kindle
13 17 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
13 17 (0.92%) EqualLogic
14 13 (0.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1116 (60.69%) Windows
2 546 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 349 (18.98%) Windows Server 2003
4 312 (16.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 239 (13.00%) Windows 7
6 174 (9.46%) Windows 8
7 151 (8.21%) Linux
8 103 (5.60%) Windows XP
9 56 (3.05%) UNIX
10 54 (2.94%) Windows Vista
11 46 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
12 45 (2.45%) Mac OS X
13 38 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 34 (1.85%) Android
15 22 (1.20%) Windows 2000
16 17 (0.92%) Mac OS
17 13 (0.71%) Apple iOS
17 13 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
17 13 (0.71%) SUSE
18 8 (0.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (21.53%) ITIL
2 158 (8.59%) MVC
3 135 (7.34%) Scrum
4 111 (6.04%) Migration
5 104 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (5.60%) Service Delivery
7 98 (5.33%) TDD
8 96 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
9 93 (5.06%) Project Management
10 90 (4.89%) CRM
11 88 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 84 (4.57%) Problem Management
13 76 (4.13%) Performance Tuning
14 75 (4.08%) OO
15 67 (3.64%) Service Management
16 66 (3.59%) Software Engineering
17 58 (3.15%) Change Management
17 58 (3.15%) Web Application Development
18 52 (2.83%) PRINCE2
19 50 (2.72%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 469 (25.50%) SQL
2 303 (16.48%) C#
3 137 (7.45%) T-SQL
4 131 (7.12%) JavaScript
5 56 (3.05%) PowerShell
6 49 (2.66%) VB.NET
7 27 (1.47%) VBA
7 27 (1.47%) VB
8 25 (1.36%) C
9 13 (0.71%) PHP
10 11 (0.60%) Java
11 10 (0.54%) VBScript
12 7 (0.38%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.33%) C++
13 6 (0.33%) VB6
14 5 (0.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 4 (0.22%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.22%) Perl
16 3 (0.16%) XPath
16 3 (0.16%) Lua
Qualifications
1 952 (51.77%) MCSE
2 556 (30.23%) MCITP
3 416 (22.62%) MCP
4 388 (21.10%) MCSA
5 321 (17.46%) MCTS
6 304 (16.53%) Cisco Certification
7 284 (15.44%) CCNA
8 259 (14.08%) Degree
9 179 (9.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 124 (6.74%) MCSD
11 116 (6.31%) Security Cleared
12 114 (6.20%) CCNP
13 94 (5.11%) MCAD
14 87 (4.73%) SC Cleared
15 81 (4.40%) Citrix Certification
16 68 (3.70%) CCA
17 64 (3.48%) MCDBA
18 49 (2.66%) A+ Certification
19 40 (2.18%) MCDST
20 36 (1.96%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (9.95%) SLA
2 32 (1.74%) ISO 9001
3 29 (1.58%) PCI DSS
4 24 (1.31%) QA
5 22 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.11%) HL7
7 2 (0.11%) GPG13
8 1 (0.054%) DICOM
8 1 (0.054%) COBIT
8 1 (0.054%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 626 (34.04%) Active Directory
2 373 (20.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 265 (14.41%) Hyper-V
4 102 (5.55%) vSphere
5 90 (4.89%) XenApp
6 81 (4.40%) XenDesktop
7 62 (3.37%) UAG
8 56 (3.05%) VMware ESX
9 51 (2.77%) Forefront TMG
10 41 (2.23%) XenServer
11 30 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
12 27 (1.47%) Terminal Services
13 19 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
14 18 (0.98%) Terminal Server
15 16 (0.87%) ISA Server
16 15 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 11 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
17 11 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
18 9 (0.49%) MetaFrame
18 9 (0.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 146 (7.94%) SCCM
2 129 (7.01%) Backup Exec
3 75 (4.08%) SCOM
4 56 (3.05%) Norton AntiVirus
5 28 (1.52%) WSUS
6 26 (1.41%) NetBackup
7 18 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
8 17 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 15 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
10 13 (0.71%) SCVMM
10 13 (0.71%) CA Spectrum
10 13 (0.71%) SCSM
11 12 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 11 (0.60%) Foglight
13 10 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
14 9 (0.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 5 (0.27%) MOM
15 5 (0.27%) ARCserve
15 5 (0.27%) Tivoli
15 5 (0.27%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 1400 (76.13%) Microsoft
2 580 (31.54%) VMware
3 324 (17.62%) Cisco
4 308 (16.75%) Citrix
5 275 (14.95%) HP
6 126 (6.85%) Symantec
7 115 (6.25%) Apple
8 109 (5.93%) Oracle
9 97 (5.27%) Dell
10 81 (4.40%) Juniper
11 70 (3.81%) EMC
12 67 (3.64%) Veeam
13 65 (3.53%) NetApp
14 54 (2.94%) Avaya
15 46 (2.50%) Red Hat
16 45 (2.45%) IBM
17 38 (2.07%) Meru Networks
18 37 (2.01%) CheckPoint
19 33 (1.79%) F5
20 31 (1.69%) SolarWinds
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + ben+training
Posted: 4 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ace European Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Ashford, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Ashford, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive + Car/Allowance
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-70k - Car Allowance, Pension, Bonus.
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Overtime + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Webrecruit
Salary: £26,000 per annum Bonus, Motoring Expenses, 23 Days' Holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday