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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
England / South East
Rank 123 96 83
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 357 607 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.45% 3.15% 3.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.82% 10.07% 11.12%
Number of salaries quoted 300 541 643
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
4047 6027 6611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 27.78% 31.24% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3262 4898 5145
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +19 106 £37,500 -2.59% 16
Hampshire -27 69 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Berkshire -7 64 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +18 37 £30,000 -9.77% 2
Oxfordshire -18 28 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Kent -9 21 £25,000 -22.48% 4
West Sussex +2 17 £52,500 +27.27% 2
East Sussex +9 10 £42,500 +6.25%
Middlesex - 4 £56,250 -
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 615 (77.36%) Microsoft
2 534 (67.17%) Windows
3 470 (59.12%) MCSE
4 420 (52.83%) Active Directory
5 336 (42.26%) VMware
6 290 (36.48%) Windows Server
7 274 (34.47%) MS Excel
8 243 (30.57%) MCSA
9 242 (30.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 241 (30.31%) VMware Infrastructure
11 236 (29.69%) SQL Server
12 235 (29.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 204 (25.66%) ITIL
14 203 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
15 202 (25.41%) Hyper-V
16 186 (23.40%) SQL
17 180 (22.64%) MS Exchange
17 180 (22.64%) CCNA
18 175 (22.01%) Cisco
19 170 (21.38%) MCP
19 170 (21.38%) Office 365
20 155 (19.50%) Firewall
21 130 (16.35%) SAN
22 125 (15.72%) DNS
22 125 (15.72%) LAN
23 123 (15.47%) Citrix
24 120 (15.09%) MS Office
25 119 (14.97%) WAN
26 117 (14.72%) MCITP
27 106 (13.33%) Windows 7

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
1 180 (22.64%) MS Exchange
2 94 (11.82%) SharePoint
3 81 (10.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 68 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 66 (8.30%) IIS
6 38 (4.78%) Skype for Business
7 35 (4.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 30 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 22 (2.77%) Apache
10 21 (2.64%) Tomcat
11 14 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (1.51%) IBM Notes
12 12 (1.51%) WebLogic
12 12 (1.51%) WebSphere
13 10 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.50%) DataSynapse
15 4 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 274 (34.47%) MS Excel
2 120 (15.09%) MS Office
3 21 (2.64%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.50%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.13%) Sage 300 ERP
3 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 170 (21.38%) Office 365
2 99 (12.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (4.78%) SaaS
4 28 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (3.02%) IaaS
6 22 (2.77%) PaaS
7 9 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.13%) G Suite
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 155 (19.50%) Firewall
2 130 (16.35%) SAN
3 125 (15.72%) DNS
3 125 (15.72%) LAN
4 119 (14.97%) WAN
5 101 (12.70%) DHCP
6 90 (11.32%) TCP/IP
7 38 (4.78%) VPN
8 32 (4.03%) VoIP
9 31 (3.90%) Internet
10 30 (3.77%) VLAN
11 23 (2.89%) Skype
12 22 (2.77%) Network Security
13 17 (2.14%) HTTP
14 16 (2.01%) Wireless
15 15 (1.89%) SMTP
16 13 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
16 13 (1.64%) IP Telephony
16 13 (1.64%) NAS
16 13 (1.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 92 (11.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (6.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (6.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (4.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 33 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 29 (3.65%) SQL Server 2014
8 18 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (1.64%) MySQL
10 11 (1.38%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (1.26%) Relational Database
12 9 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.13%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (0.75%) OLAP
14 6 (0.75%) OLAP Cube
15 5 (0.63%) Big Data
16 3 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
16 3 (0.38%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 27 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (1.89%) Visual Studio
3 12 (1.51%) JIRA
4 5 (0.63%) WinDbg
5 4 (0.50%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (0.50%) MSI
6 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.25%) NUnit
8 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.13%) Moq
8 1 (0.13%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 104 (13.08%) Finance
2 16 (2.01%) Telecoms
3 12 (1.51%) French Language
4 11 (1.38%) Billing
5 10 (1.26%) Legal
6 9 (1.13%) German Language
6 9 (1.13%) Portuguese Language
6 9 (1.13%) Spanish Language
7 8 (1.01%) Advertising
7 8 (1.01%) Multimedia
8 7 (0.88%) Electronics
9 6 (0.75%) Back Office
9 6 (0.75%) Retail
10 5 (0.63%) Banking
10 5 (0.63%) Games
11 4 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.50%) Marketing
11 4 (0.50%) Military
12 3 (0.38%) Automotive
12 3 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 153 (19.25%) Support Engineer
2 103 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 84 (10.57%) Administrator
4 80 (10.06%) Analyst
5 77 (9.69%) Developer
6 67 (8.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 59 (7.42%) IT Support
8 58 (7.30%) Architect
9 52 (6.54%) Consultant
10 50 (6.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 46 (5.79%) 3rd Line Support
12 45 (5.66%) IT Engineer
13 41 (5.16%) Support Analyst
14 36 (4.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 36 (4.53%) DBA
14 36 (4.53%) SQL DBA
15 34 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 33 (4.15%) C# Developer
16 33 (4.15%) Windows Engineer
17 32 (4.03%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (9.06%) .NET
2 56 (7.04%) ASP.NET
3 50 (6.29%) CSS
3 50 (6.29%) HTML
4 46 (5.79%) Web Services
5 38 (4.78%) jQuery
6 27 (3.40%) XML
7 26 (3.27%) AngularJS
7 26 (3.27%) WCF
8 23 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (2.77%) CSS3
10 21 (2.64%) HTML5
10 21 (2.64%) KnockoutJS
11 18 (2.26%) REST
12 17 (2.14%) Handlebars
12 17 (2.14%) React
13 15 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 12 (1.51%) Software Packaging
15 11 (1.38%) JSON
16 10 (1.26%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 83 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
1 83 (10.44%) Data Centre
2 55 (6.92%) Computer Science
3 42 (5.28%) Clustering
4 39 (4.91%) Driving Licence
5 24 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (2.77%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.26%) Replication
8 14 (1.76%) EMC VNX
9 13 (1.64%) Blackberry
10 12 (1.51%) Data Protection Act
11 10 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (1.26%) PKI
11 10 (1.26%) Private Cloud
11 10 (1.26%) User Experience
12 8 (1.01%) iPhone
13 7 (0.88%) iPad
14 6 (0.75%) N-Tier
15 5 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
15 5 (0.63%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 534 (67.17%) Windows
2 290 (36.48%) Windows Server
3 242 (30.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 235 (29.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 106 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 84 (10.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 81 (10.19%) Linux
8 48 (6.04%) Windows 10
9 45 (5.66%) Windows 8
10 26 (3.27%) Unix
11 21 (2.64%) CentOS
11 21 (2.64%) Mac OS X
12 20 (2.52%) Windows XP
13 18 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (2.14%) Apple iOS
15 16 (2.01%) Mac OS
16 12 (1.51%) Android
16 12 (1.51%) Windows NT
17 7 (0.88%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.50%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (25.66%) ITIL
2 77 (9.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 63 (7.92%) High Availability
4 62 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (7.42%) Performance Tuning
6 52 (6.54%) Mentoring
7 40 (5.03%) ITIL V3
8 39 (4.91%) Migration
9 37 (4.65%) MVC
9 37 (4.65%) PRINCE2
10 33 (4.15%) Change Management
11 29 (3.65%) Load Balancing
12 28 (3.52%) Service Delivery
13 27 (3.40%) Time Management
14 25 (3.14%) SDLC
14 25 (3.14%) Software Engineering
14 25 (3.14%) Statistics
14 25 (3.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 23 (2.89%) Service Management
16 22 (2.77%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 186 (23.40%) SQL
2 80 (10.06%) PowerShell
3 69 (8.68%) C#
4 59 (7.42%) JavaScript
5 35 (4.40%) Python
6 29 (3.65%) T-SQL
7 20 (2.52%) Perl
8 14 (1.76%) C++
9 11 (1.38%) Bash Shell
9 11 (1.38%) TypeScript
10 9 (1.13%) PHP
11 8 (1.01%) VBScript
12 7 (0.88%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.88%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.75%) C
14 5 (0.63%) VBA
15 4 (0.50%) ActionScript
15 4 (0.50%) ActionScript 2.0
15 4 (0.50%) VB
16 2 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 470 (59.12%) MCSE
2 243 (30.57%) MCSA
3 203 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
4 180 (22.64%) CCNA
5 170 (21.38%) MCP
6 117 (14.72%) MCITP
7 105 (13.21%) Degree
8 77 (9.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 54 (6.79%) MCTS
10 51 (6.42%) A+ Certification
11 31 (3.90%) CCNP
12 30 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
13 29 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
13 29 (3.65%) Security Cleared
14 28 (3.52%) CCA
15 23 (2.89%) SC Cleared
16 21 (2.64%) Network+ Certification
17 20 (2.52%) CISSP
18 19 (2.39%) RHCA
19 18 (2.26%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.30%) SLA
2 43 (5.41%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.76%) QA
4 10 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.50%) WAI
5 4 (0.50%) WCAG
6 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.13%) COBIT
8 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 420 (52.83%) Active Directory
2 241 (30.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 202 (25.41%) Hyper-V
4 68 (8.55%) vSphere
5 46 (5.79%) XenApp
6 24 (3.02%) Terminal Services
6 24 (3.02%) Virtual Servers
7 22 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (1.76%) ISA Server
8 14 (1.76%) VMware ESX
9 12 (1.51%) Forefront TMG
10 11 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (1.26%) Samba
11 10 (1.26%) UAG
11 10 (1.26%) Virtual Desktop
12 9 (1.13%) vCloud
13 8 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 7 (0.88%) Firmware
14 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 57 (7.17%) SCCM
2 26 (3.27%) WSUS
3 21 (2.64%) Nessus
4 19 (2.39%) Microsoft Clustering
5 13 (1.64%) Backup Exec
5 13 (1.64%) SCOM
6 11 (1.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (1.01%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 5 (0.63%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.50%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.50%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.50%) Nmap
9 4 (0.50%) Sysprep
10 3 (0.38%) Grafana
10 3 (0.38%) Graphite
10 3 (0.38%) Kibana
10 3 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.38%) Nagios
10 3 (0.38%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 615 (77.36%) Microsoft
2 336 (42.26%) VMware
3 175 (22.01%) Cisco
4 123 (15.47%) Citrix
5 98 (12.33%) HP
6 49 (6.16%) Dell
7 33 (4.15%) Apple
8 32 (4.03%) NetApp
9 31 (3.90%) Red Hat
10 29 (3.65%) Oracle
11 25 (3.14%) Veeam
12 18 (2.26%) Avaya
12 18 (2.26%) EMC
12 18 (2.26%) Qualys
13 17 (2.14%) Juniper
13 17 (2.14%) TOWER Software
14 13 (1.64%) 3PAR
14 13 (1.64%) Sophos
15 12 (1.51%) F5
15 12 (1.51%) Lotus
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Training & Certs
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £36k+ benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £18k - 23k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Westerham, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Webrecruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + MCES training
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 4 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + MCSE training
Posted: 5 days ago