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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 102 76 85
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 533 800 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.04% 3.80% 3.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.74% 12.34% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 459 700 611
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,100
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
5471 6485 7298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.23% 30.81% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4428 5237 5562
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Berkshire +34 141 £42,500 +13.33% 11
Surrey -43 126 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Hampshire -8 97 £33,500 -10.66% 11
Buckinghamshire +16 74 £40,000 +21.21% 6
West Sussex +17 33 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Kent +2 30 £28,500 -12.30% 1
Oxfordshire -45 19 £35,000 -6.66% 5
East Sussex +15 11 £40,000 +77.77% 1
Middlesex +11 1 £34,500 +6.15% 1
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 829 (78.58%) Microsoft
2 717 (67.96%) Windows
3 537 (50.90%) MCSE
4 527 (49.95%) VMware
5 509 (48.25%) Active Directory
6 395 (37.44%) MS Excel
7 377 (35.73%) Windows Server
8 375 (35.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 358 (33.93%) MCSA
10 350 (33.18%) MS Exchange
11 337 (31.94%) Cisco
11 337 (31.94%) SQL Server
12 288 (27.30%) Cisco Certification
13 276 (26.16%) SQL
14 273 (25.88%) CCNA
15 270 (25.59%) Windows Server 2012
16 269 (25.50%) MCITP
17 260 (24.64%) Windows Server 2008
18 259 (24.55%) Citrix
19 258 (24.45%) ITIL
20 249 (23.60%) LAN
21 242 (22.94%) WAN
22 219 (20.76%) Firewall
23 217 (20.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 216 (20.47%) SAN
25 215 (20.38%) Hyper-V
26 205 (19.43%) MCP
27 199 (18.86%) Office 365
28 185 (17.54%) Windows 7
29 183 (17.35%) 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
1 350 (33.18%) MS Exchange
2 109 (10.33%) SharePoint
3 91 (8.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 87 (8.25%) IIS
5 72 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 68 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 41 (3.89%) Skype for Business
8 32 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
9 20 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 20 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
10 16 (1.52%) Apache
11 12 (1.14%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (0.95%) OpenStack
12 10 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (0.95%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (0.76%) IBM Notes
14 8 (0.76%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 395 (37.44%) MS Excel
2 153 (14.50%) MS Office
3 12 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.38%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.19%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.19%) MS Project
7 2 (0.19%) Siemens NX
7 2 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 32 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.19%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.095%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.095%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.095%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 199 (18.86%) Office 365
2 75 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.71%) IaaS
4 14 (1.33%) SaaS
5 10 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (0.85%) PaaS
7 4 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.19%) Yammer
9 1 (0.095%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 249 (23.60%) LAN
2 242 (22.94%) WAN
3 219 (20.76%) Firewall
4 216 (20.47%) SAN
5 178 (16.87%) DNS
6 168 (15.92%) DHCP
7 154 (14.60%) TCP/IP
8 74 (7.01%) VPN
9 69 (6.54%) Internet
10 58 (5.50%) NAS
11 51 (4.83%) VoIP
12 49 (4.64%) Wireless
13 42 (3.98%) VLAN
14 28 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
15 27 (2.56%) MPLS
16 25 (2.37%) Intranet
17 18 (1.71%) HTTP
18 17 (1.61%) WLAN
19 16 (1.52%) Skype
20 15 (1.42%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (31.94%) SQL Server
2 75 (7.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 63 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 53 (5.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 52 (4.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 29 (2.75%) Relational Database
8 27 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (1.80%) Big Data
11 18 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
12 16 (1.52%) MySQL
13 15 (1.42%) DB2
13 15 (1.42%) NoSQL
13 15 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (0.85%) Hadoop
15 8 (0.76%) Star Schema
16 7 (0.66%) MongoDB
16 7 (0.66%) Oracle Database
17 6 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 29 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (1.23%) Visual Studio
3 8 (0.76%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.66%) JIRA
5 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.38%) Subversion
6 4 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.19%) NUnit
8 1 (0.095%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.095%) Moq
8 1 (0.095%) MSTest
General
1 140 (13.27%) Finance
2 43 (4.08%) Retail
2 43 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 30 (2.84%) Marketing
4 21 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 15 (1.42%) Local Government
6 12 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 10 (0.95%) Advertising
7 10 (0.95%) Legal
8 6 (0.57%) Banking
8 6 (0.57%) Publishing
9 4 (0.38%) Automotive
9 4 (0.38%) French Language
10 2 (0.19%) Back Office
10 2 (0.19%) Billing
10 2 (0.19%) Front Office
10 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.095%) German Language
11 1 (0.095%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.095%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 203 (19.24%) Support Engineer
2 195 (18.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 156 (14.79%) Developer
4 114 (10.81%) Analyst
5 82 (7.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 81 (7.68%) 2nd Line Support
7 79 (7.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 76 (7.20%) VMware Engineer
9 72 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 65 (6.16%) IT Support
11 64 (6.07%) Support Analyst
12 63 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
12 63 (5.97%) C# Developer
13 58 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 58 (5.50%) Administrator
13 58 (5.50%) Consultant
14 56 (5.31%) Infrastructure Support
15 54 (5.12%) IT Engineer
16 52 (4.93%) SQL Developer
17 51 (4.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (13.18%) .NET
2 85 (8.06%) ASP.NET
3 68 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 59 (5.59%) HTML
5 52 (4.93%) CSS
6 48 (4.55%) jQuery
6 48 (4.55%) Web Services
7 36 (3.41%) WCF
8 30 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 23 (2.18%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (1.71%) HTML5
11 17 (1.61%) XML
12 15 (1.42%) .NET Framework
12 15 (1.42%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 14 (1.33%) AngularJS
14 13 (1.23%) Entity Framework
14 13 (1.23%) Regular Expression
15 10 (0.95%) XHTML
16 9 (0.85%) Ajax
16 9 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 109 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (8.72%) Data Centre
3 85 (8.06%) Computer Science
4 81 (7.68%) Driving Licence
5 54 (5.12%) Clustering
6 44 (4.17%) Management Information System
7 26 (2.46%) Visualisation
8 24 (2.27%) Statistics
9 22 (2.09%) FMCG
9 22 (2.09%) Mathematics
10 20 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.52%) Smartphone
12 15 (1.42%) PKI
12 15 (1.42%) Replication
13 14 (1.33%) Cryptography
14 11 (1.04%) N-Tier
15 10 (0.95%) Blackberry
15 10 (0.95%) iPhone
16 9 (0.85%) iPad
16 9 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 717 (67.96%) Windows
2 377 (35.73%) Windows Server
3 270 (25.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 260 (24.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 185 (17.54%) Windows 7
6 156 (14.79%) Windows 8
7 125 (11.85%) Linux
8 86 (8.15%) Windows 10
9 74 (7.01%) Windows Server 2003
10 55 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 45 (4.27%) Windows XP
12 41 (3.89%) Mac OS X
13 30 (2.84%) Unix
14 11 (1.04%) CentOS
14 11 (1.04%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.85%) Android
15 9 (0.85%) Apple iOS
15 9 (0.85%) Windows Vista
16 8 (0.76%) Windows NT
17 4 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (24.45%) ITIL
2 83 (7.87%) MVC
3 76 (7.20%) Project Management
4 74 (7.01%) Mentoring
5 69 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (5.40%) Disaster Recovery
7 47 (4.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 44 (4.17%) CRM
9 43 (4.08%) Presales
10 42 (3.98%) High Availability
11 41 (3.89%) Migration
11 41 (3.89%) Software Engineering
12 39 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
13 36 (3.41%) Change Control
14 35 (3.32%) Service Delivery
15 31 (2.94%) Load Balancing
16 26 (2.46%) Capacity Management
16 26 (2.46%) ITIL V3
16 26 (2.46%) Workflow
17 25 (2.37%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 276 (26.16%) SQL
2 137 (12.99%) C#
3 112 (10.62%) PowerShell
4 81 (7.68%) JavaScript
5 37 (3.51%) T-SQL
6 34 (3.22%) Perl
7 30 (2.84%) Python
8 19 (1.80%) Bash Shell
9 17 (1.61%) C++
10 16 (1.52%) VB
11 14 (1.33%) PL/SQL
12 13 (1.23%) C
13 12 (1.14%) Java
14 10 (0.95%) VB.NET
15 9 (0.85%) PHP
16 8 (0.76%) R
17 6 (0.57%) VBA
17 6 (0.57%) VBScript
18 4 (0.38%) VB6
18 4 (0.38%) X++
Qualifications
1 537 (50.90%) MCSE
2 358 (33.93%) MCSA
3 288 (27.30%) Cisco Certification
4 273 (25.88%) CCNA
5 269 (25.50%) MCITP
6 217 (20.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 205 (19.43%) MCP
8 183 (17.35%) Degree
9 130 (12.32%) MCTS
10 85 (8.06%) Citrix Certification
11 80 (7.58%) CCA
12 73 (6.92%) CCNP
13 40 (3.79%) A+ Certification
13 40 (3.79%) RHCSA
14 38 (3.60%) Security Cleared
15 36 (3.41%) RHCA
16 29 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
17 25 (2.37%) SC Cleared
18 22 (2.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 21 (1.99%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (9.19%) SLA
2 46 (4.36%) PCI DSS
3 32 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.95%) HIPAA
6 9 (0.85%) QA
7 3 (0.28%) GPG13
7 3 (0.28%) HL7
8 2 (0.19%) WAI
8 2 (0.19%) WCAG
9 1 (0.095%) COBIT
9 1 (0.095%) COSO
9 1 (0.095%) DICOM
System Software
1 509 (48.25%) Active Directory
2 375 (35.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 215 (20.38%) Hyper-V
4 130 (12.32%) XenApp
5 129 (12.23%) vSphere
6 52 (4.93%) Virtual Servers
7 41 (3.89%) Virtual Desktop
8 38 (3.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 36 (3.41%) VMware ESX
10 31 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
10 31 (2.94%) XenDesktop
11 27 (2.56%) vCloud
11 27 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
12 21 (1.99%) Terminal Services
13 15 (1.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 15 (1.42%) VMware Workstation
14 10 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 10 (0.95%) Xen
15 7 (0.66%) Samba
16 6 (0.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 85 (8.06%) SCCM
2 39 (3.70%) SCOM
3 31 (2.94%) WSUS
4 26 (2.46%) Backup Exec
5 17 (1.61%) SCVMM
6 14 (1.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 11 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
7 11 (1.04%) Nagios
8 10 (0.95%) Simpana
9 9 (0.85%) AirWatch
9 9 (0.85%) SCDPM
9 9 (0.85%) vMotion
10 8 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
10 8 (0.76%) Nessus
10 8 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 7 (0.66%) NetBackup
11 7 (0.66%) Nmap
11 7 (0.66%) SCSM
12 6 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 829 (78.58%) Microsoft
2 527 (49.95%) VMware
3 337 (31.94%) Cisco
4 259 (24.55%) Citrix
5 103 (9.76%) HP
6 68 (6.45%) Red Hat
7 66 (6.26%) Oracle
8 65 (6.16%) NetApp
9 42 (3.98%) IBM
10 35 (3.32%) Veeam
11 33 (3.13%) Apple
12 31 (2.94%) Avaya
13 29 (2.75%) EMC
13 29 (2.75%) SolarWinds
14 28 (2.65%) Dell
15 19 (1.80%) CheckPoint
16 18 (1.71%) CommVault
17 17 (1.61%) Symantec
18 16 (1.52%) F5
19 14 (1.33%) Juniper
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Shepperton, Middlesex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training, certifications
Posted: 12 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum plus training & benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Dane Partnership
Salary: Circa £28-32k negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + up to 15% bonus, shares & benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Addlestone, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £21,500 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum +Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus 15% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampton, Middlesex
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
HFG
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Annual Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Dominos
Posted: 7 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Bluetownonline
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago