The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Master (MCM)
Rank 922 851 872
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master 13 37 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.033% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.039% 0.12% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 22
Average salary £55,000 £53,663 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.49% +7.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £31,500 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £72,500 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33288 31432 34939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.12% 27.80% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 26572 25314 29641
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 5 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -58 13 £55,000 +2.49% 2
South East -6 11 £55,000 +74.60%
Reading - 11 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 11 £55,000 -
London -64 2 £50,000 -23.07% 2

Microsoft Certified Master
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 38 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (68.42%) Migration
3 23 (60.53%) SQL Server
4 17 (44.74%) MCITP
4 17 (44.74%) Lync
4 17 (44.74%) Windows
4 17 (44.74%) MCSE
5 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
5 15 (39.47%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (39.47%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (39.47%) Windows 8
6 11 (28.95%) Master Data Management
6 11 (28.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 11 (28.95%) Visualisation
6 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (28.95%) MDX
6 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (28.95%) ETL
6 11 (28.95%) Data Management
7 8 (21.05%) Office 365
7 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
7 8 (21.05%) SQL
8 7 (18.42%) Unified Communications
9 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
10 5 (13.16%) Cisco
10 5 (13.16%) VoIP
10 5 (13.16%) Avaya
11 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery

Microsoft Certified Master
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 17 (44.74%) Lync
2 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Unified Communications
2 5 (13.16%) VoIP
3 2 (5.26%) WAN
3 2 (5.26%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (60.53%) SQL Server
2 15 (39.47%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (28.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 2 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Consultant
2 18 (47.37%) Microsoft Consultant
3 11 (28.95%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 9 (23.68%) Microsoft BI Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) SharePoint Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) DBA
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (10.53%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.26%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Active Directory Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) MDX
2 4 (10.53%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Migration
2 15 (39.47%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (28.95%) Data Management
3 11 (28.95%) Master Data Management
3 11 (28.95%) ETL
4 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.26%) Information Security
5 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.26%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 8 (21.05%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (44.74%) MCITP
2 17 (44.74%) MCSE
3 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
1 2 (5.26%) SCOM
1 2 (5.26%) SCVMM
1 2 (5.26%) SCDPM
1 2 (5.26%) SCOrch
1 2 (5.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Avaya
2 5 (13.16%) Cisco
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Polycom
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