The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certified Master in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certified Master over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Master (MCM)
Rank 882 852 872
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master 11 25 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.024% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.035% 0.087% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 19
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £80,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31039 28809 33399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 27.13% 28.59%
Number of salaries quoted 24047 23396 28270
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Microsoft Certified Master
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certified Master Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Microsoft Certified Master
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master within the UK.

Microsoft Certified Master Salary Trend in the UK

Microsoft Certified Master
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 within the UK.

Microsoft Certified Master Salary Histogram in the UK

Microsoft Certified Master
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
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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
England -38 11 £55,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 6 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 6 £45,000 -
Leicester - 4 £45,000 -
Reading -1 2 £57,500 +4.54%
Berkshire -1 2 £57,500 +4.54%
London -6 2 £72,500 +3.57% 1
South East -29 2 £57,500 -8.00%

Microsoft Certified Master
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Microsoft Certified Master 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 Certified Master.

1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (47.62%) Migration
5 10 (47.62%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (38.10%) ETL
6 8 (38.10%) Windows
7 7 (33.33%) Data Management
7 7 (33.33%) MCSE
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (33.33%) MDX
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (33.33%) Visualisation
7 7 (33.33%) Master Data Management
7 7 (33.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 6 (28.57%) MCSM
8 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (28.57%) High Availability
8 6 (28.57%) Aerospace
8 6 (28.57%) Degree
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
8 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle
9 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 3 (14.29%) Active Directory

Microsoft Certified Master
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Microsoft Certified Master 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 Certified Master. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
1 2 (9.52%) VPN
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
1 2 (9.52%) MPLS
1 2 (9.52%) VLAN
2 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (47.62%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (9.52%) Big Data
General
1 6 (28.57%) Aerospace
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Consultant
2 8 (38.10%) SQL DBA
2 8 (38.10%) DBA
3 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
4 6 (28.57%) Administrator
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft BI Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Architect
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (47.62%) Migration
3 8 (38.10%) ETL
4 7 (33.33%) Data Management
4 7 (33.33%) Master Data Management
5 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (28.57%) High Availability
5 6 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (33.33%) MCSE
3 6 (28.57%) MCSM
3 6 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.76%) MCITP
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) vCloud
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
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