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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 100 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 564 798 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.06% 3.84% 3.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.68% 12.17% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 491 677 723
Median salary £41,063 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.50% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
5829 6559 7663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.58% 31.56% 33.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4728 5121 5905
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £61,550
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 July 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 July 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
Surrey -26 141 £44,750 +19.33% 11
Hampshire -11 135 £37,500 -6.25% 13
Berkshire 0 128 £45,000 +22.44% 13
Buckinghamshire +8 59 £36,750 +14.84%
Oxfordshire -26 34 £31,500 -20.25% 2
Kent -7 27 £26,250 -12.50% 2
East Sussex +12 20 £43,627 +74.50% 1
West Sussex -19 18 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Middlesex +8 2 £42,250 +69.00%
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 877 (81.66%) Microsoft
2 722 (67.23%) Windows
3 552 (51.40%) MCSE
4 507 (47.21%) VMware
5 502 (46.74%) Active Directory
6 411 (38.27%) MS Excel
7 389 (36.22%) Windows Server
8 350 (32.59%) MS Exchange
9 347 (32.31%) MCSA
10 336 (31.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 331 (30.82%) SQL Server
12 330 (30.73%) Cisco
13 299 (27.84%) Cisco Certification
14 274 (25.51%) CCNA
15 270 (25.14%) ITIL
16 268 (24.95%) Windows Server 2012
17 265 (24.67%) SQL
18 264 (24.58%) Citrix
19 260 (24.21%) MCITP
20 239 (22.25%) Windows Server 2008
21 225 (20.95%) Firewall
22 214 (19.93%) Office 365
23 213 (19.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 211 (19.65%) WAN
25 209 (19.46%) LAN
26 206 (19.18%) Hyper-V
27 197 (18.34%) MS Office
28 193 (17.97%) MCP
29 190 (17.69%) SAN
30 189 (17.60%) 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
1 350 (32.59%) MS Exchange
2 112 (10.43%) SharePoint
3 96 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 85 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 74 (6.89%) IIS
5 74 (6.89%) Skype for Business
6 66 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 36 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 25 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 21 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
10 17 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2000
11 15 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (1.21%) Apache
13 11 (1.02%) OpenStack
13 11 (1.02%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.47%) IBM Notes
16 5 (0.47%) WebLogic
16 5 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 411 (38.27%) MS Excel
2 197 (18.34%) MS Office
3 10 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.47%) MS Project
6 4 (0.37%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.19%) Siemens NX
7 2 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.093%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.093%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 40 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.19%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.093%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.093%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 214 (19.93%) Office 365
2 79 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.86%) IaaS
4 18 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (1.02%) SaaS
6 9 (0.84%) PaaS
7 7 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.37%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 225 (20.95%) Firewall
2 211 (19.65%) WAN
3 209 (19.46%) LAN
4 190 (17.69%) SAN
5 164 (15.27%) DNS
6 147 (13.69%) DHCP
7 130 (12.10%) TCP/IP
8 88 (8.19%) VPN
9 64 (5.96%) VoIP
10 61 (5.68%) NAS
11 58 (5.40%) Internet
12 53 (4.93%) VLAN
13 47 (4.38%) Wireless
14 43 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (2.05%) Network Security
16 20 (1.86%) Intranet
17 19 (1.77%) MPLS
17 19 (1.77%) Remote Desktop
17 19 (1.77%) Skype
18 18 (1.68%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (30.82%) SQL Server
2 68 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 64 (5.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (4.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 37 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 37 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (2.51%) Relational Database
7 21 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (1.86%) SQL Server 2000
9 18 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (1.49%) Big Data
11 15 (1.40%) DB2
12 14 (1.30%) MySQL
13 12 (1.12%) NoSQL
14 11 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (0.74%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 7 (0.65%) MongoDB
16 7 (0.65%) Oracle Database
17 5 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (1.68%) Visual Studio
3 13 (1.21%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.74%) Subversion
5 7 (0.65%) JIRA
6 6 (0.56%) Eclipse
6 6 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.37%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.37%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.093%) Rational DOORS
General
1 109 (10.15%) Finance
2 53 (4.93%) Retail
3 52 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 36 (3.35%) Marketing
5 21 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 17 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.40%) Local Government
8 13 (1.21%) Banking
9 10 (0.93%) Publishing
10 7 (0.65%) Advertising
10 7 (0.65%) Legal
11 5 (0.47%) Back Office
12 4 (0.37%) Automotive
12 4 (0.37%) Billing
13 3 (0.28%) Electronics
14 2 (0.19%) Front Office
14 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.093%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.093%) French Language
15 1 (0.093%) Military
Job Titles
1 200 (18.62%) Support Engineer
2 186 (17.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 165 (15.36%) Analyst
4 159 (14.80%) Developer
5 109 (10.15%) Support Analyst
6 91 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support
7 87 (8.10%) Consultant
8 83 (7.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 74 (6.89%) 3rd Line Support
10 70 (6.52%) C# Developer
11 68 (6.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 66 (6.15%) Infrastructure Support
12 66 (6.15%) IT Support
13 63 (5.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 62 (5.77%) VMware Engineer
15 59 (5.49%) Network Engineer
16 58 (5.40%) Desktop Support
16 58 (5.40%) Server Engineer
17 57 (5.31%) Administrator
18 56 (5.21%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (13.87%) .NET
2 83 (7.73%) ASP.NET
3 68 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 54 (5.03%) HTML
5 51 (4.75%) Web Services
6 45 (4.19%) CSS
6 45 (4.19%) jQuery
7 40 (3.72%) WCF
8 30 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 16 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (1.40%) HTML5
10 15 (1.40%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 14 (1.30%) AngularJS
11 14 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 13 (1.21%) .NET Framework
12 13 (1.21%) XML
13 12 (1.12%) Entity Framework
14 11 (1.02%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (1.02%) Regular Expression
15 9 (0.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 88 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
1 88 (8.19%) Computer Science
2 77 (7.17%) Driving Licence
3 68 (6.33%) Data Centre
4 52 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 45 (4.19%) Clustering
6 32 (2.98%) Blackberry
6 32 (2.98%) Smartphone
7 26 (2.42%) Visualisation
8 23 (2.14%) Mathematics
9 22 (2.05%) FMCG
10 21 (1.96%) Replication
11 18 (1.68%) Statistics
12 17 (1.58%) PKI
13 13 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (1.12%) Private Cloud
15 11 (1.02%) CESG
15 11 (1.02%) Cryptography
16 10 (0.93%) User Experience
16 10 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 722 (67.23%) Windows
2 389 (36.22%) Windows Server
3 268 (24.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 239 (22.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 189 (17.60%) Windows 7
6 169 (15.74%) Windows 8
7 115 (10.71%) Linux
8 77 (7.17%) Windows 10
9 68 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 60 (5.59%) Windows XP
11 47 (4.38%) Mac OS X
12 39 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (1.96%) Unix
14 18 (1.68%) Windows 2000 Server
15 16 (1.49%) Android
15 16 (1.49%) Apple iOS
16 13 (1.21%) Windows Vista
17 8 (0.74%) CentOS
18 7 (0.65%) Mac OS
19 5 (0.47%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (25.14%) ITIL
2 84 (7.82%) MVC
3 64 (5.96%) Project Management
4 63 (5.87%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 62 (5.77%) Mentoring
6 56 (5.21%) CRM
7 51 (4.75%) Migration
8 43 (4.00%) Service Management
9 41 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 41 (3.82%) Presales
10 40 (3.72%) High Availability
11 36 (3.35%) Change Control
11 36 (3.35%) Performance Tuning
11 36 (3.35%) Problem Management
12 35 (3.26%) Software Engineering
13 34 (3.17%) Workflow
14 33 (3.07%) Service Delivery
15 32 (2.98%) ITIL V3
16 29 (2.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 265 (24.67%) SQL
2 143 (13.31%) C#
3 89 (8.29%) JavaScript
4 83 (7.73%) PowerShell
5 37 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 36 (3.35%) Perl
7 28 (2.61%) Python
8 24 (2.23%) C
9 20 (1.86%) Java
10 17 (1.58%) Bash Shell
11 14 (1.30%) C++
12 12 (1.12%) PHP
13 11 (1.02%) VB
14 8 (0.74%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.65%) R
16 6 (0.56%) VBA
17 5 (0.47%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.37%) Ruby
18 4 (0.37%) VBScript
18 4 (0.37%) X++
Qualifications
1 552 (51.40%) MCSE
2 347 (32.31%) MCSA
3 299 (27.84%) Cisco Certification
4 274 (25.51%) CCNA
5 260 (24.21%) MCITP
6 213 (19.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 193 (17.97%) MCP
8 181 (16.85%) Degree
9 111 (10.34%) MCTS
10 78 (7.26%) Citrix Certification
11 76 (7.08%) CCA
12 67 (6.24%) CCNP
13 54 (5.03%) Security Cleared
14 37 (3.45%) SC Cleared
15 36 (3.35%) MCDST
16 32 (2.98%) RHCSA
17 31 (2.89%) A+ Certification
18 28 (2.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 28 (2.61%) RHCA
19 27 (2.51%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (10.80%) SLA
2 33 (3.07%) PCI DSS
3 30 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.93%) HIPAA
6 7 (0.65%) QA
7 5 (0.47%) RMADS
8 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.28%) GPG13
8 3 (0.28%) HL7
9 2 (0.19%) COBIT
9 2 (0.19%) COSO
10 1 (0.093%) DICOM
System Software
1 502 (46.74%) Active Directory
2 336 (31.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 206 (19.18%) Hyper-V
4 131 (12.20%) XenApp
5 120 (11.17%) vSphere
6 46 (4.28%) Virtual Servers
7 36 (3.35%) XenDesktop
8 35 (3.26%) Virtual Desktop
9 34 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
10 33 (3.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 30 (2.79%) VMware ESX
12 25 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
13 23 (2.14%) vCloud
14 20 (1.86%) VMware Workstation
15 14 (1.30%) Terminal Services
16 10 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 10 (0.93%) Samba
16 10 (0.93%) Xen
17 9 (0.84%) Firmware
17 9 (0.84%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 102 (9.50%) SCCM
2 43 (4.00%) SCOM
3 39 (3.63%) WSUS
4 37 (3.45%) Backup Exec
5 22 (2.05%) SCVMM
6 19 (1.77%) vMotion
7 18 (1.68%) Nagios
8 17 (1.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 16 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
10 12 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
10 12 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
10 12 (1.12%) NetBackup
11 10 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
11 10 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
12 9 (0.84%) SCSM
12 9 (0.84%) Simpana
13 8 (0.74%) SCDPM
14 6 (0.56%) AirWatch
14 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
14 6 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 877 (81.66%) Microsoft
2 507 (47.21%) VMware
3 330 (30.73%) Cisco
4 264 (24.58%) Citrix
5 127 (11.82%) HP
6 65 (6.05%) NetApp
6 65 (6.05%) Oracle
7 51 (4.75%) Red Hat
8 49 (4.56%) IBM
9 34 (3.17%) Avaya
10 33 (3.07%) Apple
10 33 (3.07%) Veeam
11 32 (2.98%) EMC
12 29 (2.70%) Dell
13 28 (2.61%) SolarWinds
14 26 (2.42%) F5
15 21 (1.96%) Symantec
16 20 (1.86%) CheckPoint
16 20 (1.86%) Mitel
17 15 (1.40%) Juniper
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, 25 days hol, Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £22k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23500 - £32585 per annum + stand by allowance+ benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Experis IT
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Dane Partnership
Salary: Circa £28-32k negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Blue Juice Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Car parking and further education su
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa- 25,000-30,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
APM Resources
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flex Working & Pension.
Posted: 8 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Annual Bonus 10%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + shift allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c30-40k+Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus, on-call allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Winchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £31000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
Canon
Posted: 11 days ago
Epsom
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Competitive Salary + Travel
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago