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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
England / South East
Rank 129 88 80
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 354 639 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.38% 3.27% 3.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.24% 10.43% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 289 592 667
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,400
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
4295 6129 6782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 28.82% 31.33% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3445 4980 5178
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -11 100 £40,000 - 12
Berkshire -2 67 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Hampshire -32 54 £42,500 - 9
Kent -9 31 £26,000 -18.75% 6
Oxfordshire -7 30 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Buckinghamshire -1 28 £31,250 -10.71% 2
West Sussex -6 23 £47,500 +58.33% 2
East Sussex +20 14 £32,320 -13.81%
Middlesex - 6 £56,250 -
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 658 (75.46%) Microsoft
2 584 (66.97%) Windows
3 497 (57.00%) MCSE
4 434 (49.77%) Active Directory
5 388 (44.50%) VMware
6 316 (36.24%) Windows Server
7 293 (33.60%) MCSA
8 289 (33.14%) MS Excel
9 280 (32.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 266 (30.50%) SQL Server
11 251 (28.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 248 (28.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 242 (27.75%) Cisco Certification
14 234 (26.83%) Cisco
15 228 (26.15%) MS Exchange
16 225 (25.80%) ITIL
17 220 (25.23%) CCNA
18 209 (23.97%) Hyper-V
19 200 (22.94%) SQL
20 186 (21.33%) Firewall
21 183 (20.99%) MCP
22 170 (19.50%) SAN
23 169 (19.38%) LAN
24 168 (19.27%) Office 365
25 166 (19.04%) MCITP
26 162 (18.58%) WAN
27 158 (18.12%) Citrix
28 152 (17.43%) DNS
29 137 (15.71%) Windows 7
30 129 (14.79%) TCP/IP

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
1 228 (26.15%) MS Exchange
2 97 (11.12%) SharePoint
3 95 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 75 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 74 (8.49%) IIS
6 49 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 33 (3.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 33 (3.78%) Skype for Business
8 24 (2.75%) Apache
9 20 (2.29%) Tomcat
10 13 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (1.49%) WebSphere
11 11 (1.26%) IBM Notes
11 11 (1.26%) WebLogic
12 9 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.69%) SAS
15 5 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 289 (33.14%) MS Excel
2 125 (14.33%) MS Office
3 22 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.57%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.46%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.11%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 168 (19.27%) Office 365
2 99 (11.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (2.98%) SaaS
5 25 (2.87%) IaaS
6 23 (2.64%) PaaS
7 11 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.23%) Yammer
11 1 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 186 (21.33%) Firewall
2 170 (19.50%) SAN
3 169 (19.38%) LAN
4 162 (18.58%) WAN
5 152 (17.43%) DNS
6 129 (14.79%) TCP/IP
7 128 (14.68%) DHCP
8 55 (6.31%) VPN
9 49 (5.62%) Internet
10 37 (4.24%) VoIP
11 31 (3.56%) Wireless
12 28 (3.21%) VLAN
13 23 (2.64%) Skype
14 17 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (1.83%) NAS
16 14 (1.61%) IP Telephony
16 14 (1.61%) Network Security
17 13 (1.49%) SMTP
18 12 (1.38%) HTTP
18 12 (1.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (30.50%) SQL Server
2 97 (11.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 71 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 64 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (5.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 40 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 35 (4.01%) SQL Server 2014
8 27 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 18 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (1.61%) MySQL
10 14 (1.61%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.38%) Big Data
12 9 (1.03%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (0.69%) NoSQL
14 6 (0.69%) Star Schema
15 5 (0.57%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 27 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (1.61%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.80%) JIRA
4 5 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (0.46%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (0.46%) WinDbg
6 3 (0.34%) MSI
6 3 (0.34%) NUnit
7 2 (0.23%) Moq
8 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.11%) MSTest
8 1 (0.11%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 122 (13.99%) Finance
2 24 (2.75%) Telecoms
3 11 (1.26%) Advertising
3 11 (1.26%) Billing
4 9 (1.03%) Legal
5 8 (0.92%) French Language
5 8 (0.92%) Multimedia
5 8 (0.92%) Retail
6 7 (0.80%) Marketing
7 6 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.57%) Back Office
8 5 (0.57%) Games
8 5 (0.57%) German Language
8 5 (0.57%) Portuguese Language
8 5 (0.57%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.46%) Electronics
9 4 (0.46%) Military
10 3 (0.34%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.23%) Automotive
11 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 166 (19.04%) Support Engineer
2 131 (15.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 88 (10.09%) Analyst
4 86 (9.86%) Developer
5 69 (7.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 68 (7.80%) 2nd Line Support
6 68 (7.80%) Architect
7 66 (7.57%) Administrator
8 59 (6.77%) 3rd Line Support
9 56 (6.42%) Consultant
10 55 (6.31%) IT Support
11 50 (5.73%) Support Analyst
12 49 (5.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 46 (5.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 45 (5.16%) DBA
15 44 (5.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 43 (4.93%) SQL DBA
17 42 (4.82%) IT Engineer
18 39 (4.47%) C# Developer
19 38 (4.36%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (8.72%) .NET
2 55 (6.31%) ASP.NET
3 44 (5.05%) HTML
4 43 (4.93%) Web Services
5 42 (4.82%) jQuery
6 41 (4.70%) CSS
7 34 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (2.64%) AngularJS
8 23 (2.64%) CSS3
9 22 (2.52%) HTML5
10 21 (2.41%) WCF
11 19 (2.18%) XML
12 18 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 13 (1.49%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (1.26%) Software Packaging
15 10 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (1.03%) LAPP Stack
16 9 (1.03%) Regular Expression
16 9 (1.03%) REST
16 9 (1.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 100 (11.47%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (11.12%) Data Centre
3 60 (6.88%) Computer Science
4 46 (5.28%) Clustering
5 40 (4.59%) Driving Licence
6 36 (4.13%) Management Information System
7 25 (2.87%) Statistics
8 24 (2.75%) Mathematics
9 18 (2.06%) Replication
10 15 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.38%) Blackberry
11 12 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
11 12 (1.38%) PKI
12 11 (1.26%) Private Cloud
13 10 (1.15%) EMC VNX
13 10 (1.15%) iPhone
14 9 (1.03%) iPad
15 8 (0.92%) N-Tier
16 7 (0.80%) Client/Server
16 7 (0.80%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 584 (66.97%) Windows
2 316 (36.24%) Windows Server
3 251 (28.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 248 (28.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 137 (15.71%) Windows 7
6 108 (12.39%) Linux
7 84 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 76 (8.72%) Windows 8
9 57 (6.54%) Windows 10
10 39 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 29 (3.33%) Unix
12 25 (2.87%) CentOS
12 25 (2.87%) Mac OS X
12 25 (2.87%) Windows XP
13 17 (1.95%) Apple iOS
14 15 (1.72%) Mac OS
15 13 (1.49%) Android
16 11 (1.26%) Windows NT
17 4 (0.46%) AIX
17 4 (0.46%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (25.80%) ITIL
2 92 (10.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 67 (7.68%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (7.57%) Mentoring
5 65 (7.45%) High Availability
6 61 (7.00%) Performance Tuning
7 46 (5.28%) MVC
8 45 (5.16%) ITIL V3
9 38 (4.36%) Time Management
10 37 (4.24%) PRINCE2
11 35 (4.01%) Migration
11 35 (4.01%) Service Delivery
12 34 (3.90%) Load Balancing
12 34 (3.90%) Project Management
13 31 (3.56%) Presales
14 30 (3.44%) Problem Management
15 28 (3.21%) Change Control
16 27 (3.10%) SDLC
17 22 (2.52%) Continuous Improvement
17 22 (2.52%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 200 (22.94%) SQL
2 94 (10.78%) PowerShell
3 77 (8.83%) C#
4 52 (5.96%) JavaScript
5 39 (4.47%) T-SQL
6 33 (3.78%) Python
7 23 (2.64%) Perl
8 13 (1.49%) C++
9 11 (1.26%) VB.NET
9 11 (1.26%) VBScript
10 10 (1.15%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.03%) PHP
11 9 (1.03%) VB
12 7 (0.80%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.57%) VBA
14 4 (0.46%) C
14 4 (0.46%) R
14 4 (0.46%) VB6
15 2 (0.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 497 (57.00%) MCSE
2 293 (33.60%) MCSA
3 242 (27.75%) Cisco Certification
4 220 (25.23%) CCNA
5 183 (20.99%) MCP
6 166 (19.04%) MCITP
7 122 (13.99%) Degree
7 122 (13.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 80 (9.17%) MCTS
9 59 (6.77%) A+ Certification
10 52 (5.96%) CCNP
11 49 (5.62%) Citrix Certification
12 44 (5.05%) CCA
13 38 (4.36%) Security Cleared
14 31 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
15 29 (3.33%) RHCA
16 28 (3.21%) SC Cleared
17 23 (2.64%) Network+ Certification
18 21 (2.41%) CISSP
19 19 (2.18%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (8.03%) SLA
2 33 (3.78%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.83%) QA
4 15 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.46%) WAI
6 4 (0.46%) WCAG
7 3 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 434 (49.77%) Active Directory
2 280 (32.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 209 (23.97%) Hyper-V
4 89 (10.21%) vSphere
5 76 (8.72%) XenApp
6 37 (4.24%) Virtual Servers
7 27 (3.10%) VMware ESX
8 26 (2.98%) Terminal Services
9 25 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (2.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 18 (2.06%) vCloud
12 16 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
13 15 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
14 14 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 13 (1.49%) ISA Server
16 12 (1.38%) XenDesktop
17 11 (1.26%) Forefront TMG
18 9 (1.03%) Samba
18 9 (1.03%) UAG
19 7 (0.80%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 63 (7.22%) SCCM
2 22 (2.52%) Microsoft Clustering
3 21 (2.41%) SCOM
4 18 (2.06%) Backup Exec
5 14 (1.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 13 (1.49%) WSUS
7 11 (1.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (1.03%) Nessus
9 7 (0.80%) Nmap
10 6 (0.69%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.57%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.57%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.46%) PowerCLI
13 3 (0.34%) Grafana
13 3 (0.34%) Graphite
13 3 (0.34%) Kibana
13 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 3 (0.34%) Sysprep
13 3 (0.34%) vRealize
Vendors
1 658 (75.46%) Microsoft
2 388 (44.50%) VMware
3 234 (26.83%) Cisco
4 158 (18.12%) Citrix
5 111 (12.73%) HP
6 55 (6.31%) Red Hat
7 46 (5.28%) Dell
8 45 (5.16%) NetApp
9 40 (4.59%) Apple
10 34 (3.90%) Oracle
11 32 (3.67%) Veeam
12 25 (2.87%) Avaya
13 19 (2.18%) Juniper
14 18 (2.06%) EMC
15 17 (1.95%) Sophos
16 14 (1.61%) SolarWinds
16 14 (1.61%) Veritas
17 13 (1.49%) 3PAR
17 13 (1.49%) Meraki
18 12 (1.38%) CheckPoint
Reigate, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 5 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + taervel expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashtead, Surrey
VIQU
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Bonus & Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excllent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Full MCSE training
Posted: 2 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + FULL MS training
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £19500 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £48k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Dane Partnership
Salary: £32,000 per annum (negotiable)
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Webrecruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Westerham, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
AAP3
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Highly Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Salary & Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Highly Competitive + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Abingdon
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago