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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 75 64 42
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 723 825 1106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.57% 3.97% 5.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.32% 12.57% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 623 743 1030
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,581 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.83% -1.33%
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
7004 6565 6848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 34.58% 31.60% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5470 5043 5587
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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
Hampshire +22 205 £35,000 - 16
Berkshire -13 169 £43,000 +16.21% 32
Surrey -15 139 £40,000 +14.28% 20
Buckinghamshire -19 57 £37,500 -11.76% 17
Kent -27 40 £34,750 -13.12% 4
West Sussex +5 39 £38,188 +27.29% 4
Oxfordshire -2 26 £42,000 +2.43% 5
East Sussex -3 26 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Middlesex 0 4 £65,000 +85.71% 3
M4 Corridor - 1 £29,000 -
Sussex - 1 £57,500 -
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 1178 (79.97%) Microsoft
2 987 (67.01%) Windows
3 924 (62.73%) MCSE
4 638 (43.31%) VMware
5 610 (41.41%) MS Excel
6 540 (36.66%) Active Directory
7 463 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 434 (29.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 432 (29.33%) SQL Server
10 401 (27.22%) MCITP
11 398 (27.02%) Cisco
12 394 (26.75%) ITIL
13 372 (25.25%) SQL
14 357 (24.24%) MS Exchange
15 352 (23.90%) Cisco Certification
16 328 (22.27%) Citrix
17 323 (21.93%) Firewall
18 320 (21.72%) MCSA
19 315 (21.38%) CCNA
20 302 (20.50%) Windows Server 2012
21 295 (20.03%) HP
22 291 (19.76%) MCP
23 267 (18.13%) Hyper-V
24 256 (17.38%) Windows Server 2003
25 242 (16.43%) MS Office
26 239 (16.23%) SAN
27 235 (15.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
28 234 (15.89%) TCP/IP
29 219 (14.87%) DNS
30 210 (14.26%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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
1 357 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 210 (14.26%) SharePoint
3 175 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 126 (8.55%) Lync
5 125 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 113 (7.67%) IIS
7 95 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 59 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2003
9 48 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 39 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2000
11 32 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
12 24 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
13 18 (1.22%) SAS
13 18 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
14 17 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
15 9 (0.61%) CMS
15 9 (0.61%) Documentum
15 9 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.54%) WebLogic
17 7 (0.48%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 610 (41.41%) MS Excel
2 242 (16.43%) MS Office
3 21 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.09%) MS Project
5 11 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.41%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.41%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.27%) S-PLUS
7 4 (0.27%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.20%) Mingle
9 1 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.14%) Lawson
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.14%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.068%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.068%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.068%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 154 (10.45%) Office 365
2 94 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (1.97%) IaaS
4 23 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (1.36%) PaaS
6 19 (1.29%) SaaS
7 2 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 323 (21.93%) Firewall
2 239 (16.23%) SAN
3 234 (15.89%) TCP/IP
4 219 (14.87%) DNS
5 156 (10.59%) LAN
6 155 (10.52%) WAN
6 155 (10.52%) DHCP
7 102 (6.92%) VPN
8 86 (5.84%) VoIP
9 63 (4.28%) NAS
10 59 (4.01%) Internet
11 45 (3.05%) Wireless
12 41 (2.78%) Unified Communications
13 32 (2.17%) iSCSI
13 32 (2.17%) VLAN
14 30 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
15 26 (1.77%) MPLS
16 25 (1.70%) Broadband
17 21 (1.43%) IP Telephony
17 21 (1.43%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 432 (29.33%) SQL Server
2 112 (7.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 70 (4.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 61 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 55 (3.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 44 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
8 37 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 27 (1.83%) SQL Server 2000
10 22 (1.49%) MySQL
11 21 (1.43%) Big Data
12 18 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 18 (1.22%) Oracle Database
13 16 (1.09%) DB2
13 16 (1.09%) SSDT
14 15 (1.02%) QlikView
15 14 (0.95%) Relational Database
16 11 (0.75%) MS Access
17 10 (0.68%) OLAP
18 8 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 49 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 19 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (0.68%) NUnit
4 8 (0.54%) MSTest
5 4 (0.27%) SpecFlow
5 4 (0.27%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.20%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.20%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.068%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.068%) MSI
General
1 93 (6.31%) Finance
2 46 (3.12%) Telecoms
3 19 (1.29%) German Language
3 19 (1.29%) Back Office
4 18 (1.22%) Retail
5 17 (1.15%) Italian Language
5 17 (1.15%) Spanish Language
6 14 (0.95%) Dutch Language
7 13 (0.88%) Marketing
7 13 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 13 (0.88%) Advertising
8 12 (0.81%) Legal
9 11 (0.75%) Billing
9 11 (0.75%) Electronics
10 7 (0.48%) French Language
11 6 (0.41%) Banking
11 6 (0.41%) Local Government
12 5 (0.34%) Automotive
13 4 (0.27%) Military
14 3 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 253 (17.18%) Support Engineer
2 222 (15.07%) Consultant
3 149 (10.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 137 (9.30%) Developer
5 136 (9.23%) Analyst
6 98 (6.65%) Architect
7 90 (6.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 87 (5.91%) IT Support
9 79 (5.36%) Support Analyst
10 77 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support
11 63 (4.28%) Systems Engineer
12 61 (4.14%) Technical Consultant
13 54 (3.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 54 (3.67%) Administrator
14 51 (3.46%) .NET Developer
15 46 (3.12%) Senior Consultant
16 43 (2.92%) 1st Line Support
17 42 (2.85%) Support Consultant
17 42 (2.85%) Server Engineer
18 40 (2.72%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (12.42%) .NET
2 111 (7.54%) ASP.NET
3 89 (6.04%) HTML
4 82 (5.57%) CSS
5 61 (4.14%) jQuery
5 61 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (3.33%) HTML5
7 40 (2.72%) Web Services
8 38 (2.58%) .NET Framework
9 37 (2.51%) WCF
10 28 (1.90%) XML
11 26 (1.77%) CSS3
12 24 (1.63%) LINQ
13 23 (1.56%) REST
14 22 (1.49%) AngularJS
15 21 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 18 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 17 (1.15%) Ajax
17 17 (1.15%) XSLT
18 16 (1.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 125 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (7.20%) Clustering
3 88 (5.97%) Computer Science
4 78 (5.30%) Blackberry
5 77 (5.23%) Management Information System
6 62 (4.21%) Fat Client
6 62 (4.21%) Thin Client
7 41 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
8 33 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
9 32 (2.17%) Replication
10 19 (1.29%) PKI
11 18 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
12 16 (1.09%) Mobile App
13 15 (1.02%) iPhone
14 14 (0.95%) EqualLogic
14 14 (0.95%) Mathematics
14 14 (0.95%) iSeries
14 14 (0.95%) CMDB
15 13 (0.88%) iPad
16 11 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 987 (67.01%) Windows
2 434 (29.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 302 (20.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 256 (17.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 208 (14.12%) Windows 7
6 130 (8.83%) Windows 8
7 123 (8.35%) Windows XP
8 100 (6.79%) Linux
9 84 (5.70%) Windows Vista
10 79 (5.36%) Windows 2000 Server
11 56 (3.80%) UNIX
12 51 (3.46%) Mac OS X
13 30 (2.04%) Windows 2000
14 16 (1.09%) Android
15 14 (0.95%) VMS
16 11 (0.75%) Apple iOS
17 8 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 7 (0.48%) CentOS
18 7 (0.48%) Solaris
19 5 (0.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (26.75%) ITIL
2 139 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (7.20%) Service Delivery
4 86 (5.84%) Migration
5 75 (5.09%) Problem Management
5 75 (5.09%) Mentoring
5 75 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 74 (5.02%) MVC
7 73 (4.96%) Project Management
8 66 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
9 63 (4.28%) Scrum
10 62 (4.21%) Change Management
11 61 (4.14%) Performance Tuning
12 58 (3.94%) Service Management
13 57 (3.87%) TDD
14 54 (3.67%) CRM
15 49 (3.33%) PRINCE2
16 48 (3.26%) Incident Management
17 47 (3.19%) Load Balancing
18 42 (2.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 372 (25.25%) SQL
2 134 (9.10%) C#
3 95 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 89 (6.04%) JavaScript
5 75 (5.09%) T-SQL
6 27 (1.83%) Perl
7 25 (1.70%) C
8 24 (1.63%) VBScript
9 23 (1.56%) VBA
10 17 (1.15%) Java
11 15 (1.02%) VB
12 13 (0.88%) VB.NET
13 12 (0.81%) C++
14 10 (0.68%) R
15 7 (0.48%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.34%) VB6
17 4 (0.27%) Bash Shell
18 3 (0.20%) JAQL
19 2 (0.14%) Python
19 2 (0.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 924 (62.73%) MCSE
2 401 (27.22%) MCITP
3 352 (23.90%) Cisco Certification
4 320 (21.72%) MCSA
5 315 (21.38%) CCNA
6 291 (19.76%) MCP
7 235 (15.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 197 (13.37%) Degree
9 135 (9.16%) MCTS
10 133 (9.03%) Security Cleared
11 115 (7.81%) Citrix Certification
12 113 (7.67%) SC Cleared
13 103 (6.99%) CCA
14 74 (5.02%) CCNP
14 74 (5.02%) DV Cleared
15 49 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 39 (2.65%) VCP4
17 37 (2.51%) MCDST
18 35 (2.38%) A+ Certification
19 30 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (10.05%) SLA
2 46 (3.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (1.90%) PCI DSS
4 25 (1.70%) ISO 9001
5 23 (1.56%) QA
6 19 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.41%) COBIT
8 5 (0.34%) GPG13
9 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 540 (36.66%) Active Directory
2 463 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 267 (18.13%) Hyper-V
4 154 (10.45%) vSphere
5 100 (6.79%) XenApp
6 51 (3.46%) VMware ESX
7 48 (3.26%) vCloud
8 41 (2.78%) ISA Server
9 38 (2.58%) XenDesktop
10 34 (2.31%) Forefront TMG
11 32 (2.17%) UAG
12 23 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
13 21 (1.43%) Terminal Services
14 17 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
15 11 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 10 (0.68%) Firmware
17 9 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
18 6 (0.41%) VirtualBox
19 5 (0.34%) XenServer
19 5 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 117 (7.94%) SCCM
2 76 (5.16%) SCOM
3 67 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 33 (2.24%) NetBackup
5 28 (1.90%) WSUS
6 16 (1.09%) SCVMM
7 15 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
8 14 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
8 14 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
9 11 (0.75%) Nagios
10 10 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 10 (0.68%) DameWare
10 10 (0.68%) Windows Intune
11 9 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
11 9 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 8 (0.54%) Legato
12 8 (0.54%) AppManager
13 7 (0.48%) SCOrch
13 7 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 6 (0.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 1178 (79.97%) Microsoft
2 638 (43.31%) VMware
3 398 (27.02%) Cisco
4 328 (22.27%) Citrix
5 295 (20.03%) HP
6 110 (7.47%) NetApp
7 102 (6.92%) Apple
8 91 (6.18%) Avaya
9 89 (6.04%) Oracle
10 87 (5.91%) Symantec
11 71 (4.82%) EMC
12 60 (4.07%) Juniper
13 56 (3.80%) 3PAR
14 52 (3.53%) Dell
15 50 (3.39%) McAfee
16 38 (2.58%) IBM
17 35 (2.38%) Veeam
18 34 (2.31%) LANDesk
19 29 (1.97%) Sun
19 29 (1.97%) Remedy
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum + 33 days holiday + bonuses + MORE
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oxford Hays
Posted: 1 hour ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27250.00 - £30800.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oxford Hays
Posted: 1 hour ago
Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Bell International
Posted: 8 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + PMI + Pension + Life Assurance
Posted: 17 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + car,Laptop,Phone
Posted: 18 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Klarion Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: Yesterday
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday