Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 214 134 200
Rank change year-on-year -80 +66 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 55 73 184
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 0.80% 1.75% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.99% 9.61% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 41 64 157
10th Percentile £35,000 £25,650 £24,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £29,625 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +44.29% -17.65% -7.61%
75th Percentile £72,500 £56,563 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £80,000
London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +7.53%

Microsoft Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Central London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,102 760 2,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.13% 18.18% 18.35%
Number of salaries quoted 944 654 1,984
10th Percentile £39,650 £35,743 £29,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £48,519 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £81,313
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £97,500
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Central London

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Central London.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Central London

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Central London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Central London

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Central London region over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -108 36 £65,000 +85.71% 17
Microsoft Certification
London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 43 (78.18%) Microsoft
2 41 (74.55%) Azure
3 31 (56.36%) Windows
4 29 (52.73%) Active Directory
5 28 (50.91%) Microsoft 365
6 25 (45.45%) MCSE
7 18 (32.73%) SharePoint
8 16 (29.09%) MCSA
8 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Office
9 15 (27.27%) DNS
9 15 (27.27%) Cisco
9 15 (27.27%) Firewall
9 15 (27.27%) Windows 10
10 14 (25.45%) CCNA
10 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (25.45%) WAN
10 14 (25.45%) LAN
10 14 (25.45%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (25.45%) Degree
11 13 (23.64%) PowerShell
11 13 (23.64%) Migration
12 12 (21.82%) DHCP
13 11 (20.00%) ITIL
13 11 (20.00%) Finance
13 11 (20.00%) VMware
13 11 (20.00%) Information Security
13 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (20.00%) Data Protection
13 11 (20.00%) Windows Server

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 18 (32.73%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.73%) MS Exchange
3 5 (9.09%) IIS
4 4 (7.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (7.27%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 41 (74.55%) Azure
2 28 (50.91%) Microsoft 365
3 10 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (16.36%) AWS
5 7 (12.73%) IaaS
6 5 (9.09%) Google Workspace
6 5 (9.09%) SaaS
7 4 (7.27%) PaaS
8 3 (5.45%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 3 (5.45%) Azure Storage
8 3 (5.45%) Serverless
9 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.82%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (1.82%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 1 (1.82%) GCP
9 1 (1.82%) HP Helion
9 1 (1.82%) OneDrive
9 1 (1.82%) Power Automate
9 1 (1.82%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.82%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.27%) DNS
1 15 (27.27%) Firewall
2 14 (25.45%) LAN
2 14 (25.45%) WAN
3 12 (21.82%) DHCP
4 10 (18.18%) SAN
5 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
6 6 (10.91%) VoIP
6 6 (10.91%) Wireless
7 5 (9.09%) IP Telephony
8 4 (7.27%) Skype
9 3 (5.45%) NetScaler
9 3 (5.45%) Network Security
10 2 (3.64%) HTTP
10 2 (3.64%) HTTPS
10 2 (3.64%) VLAN
10 2 (3.64%) VPN
11 1 (1.82%) Internet
11 1 (1.82%) Intranet
11 1 (1.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.82%) Big Data
2 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.82%) Power BI
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) GitLab
1 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.82%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) MSI
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 5 (9.09%) Social Skills
4 4 (7.27%) Legal
4 4 (7.27%) Retail
5 3 (5.45%) Law
5 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.45%) Public Sector
6 2 (3.64%) Advertising
6 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.82%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.82%) Front Office
7 1 (1.82%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Analyst
1 9 (16.36%) Azure Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Architect
4 5 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Lead Cloud Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) SharePoint Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 4 (7.27%) Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (7.27%) IT Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) HP Storage Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) MDX
2 1 (1.82%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.82%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.27%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.27%) Hedge funds
2 4 (7.27%) PKI
2 4 (7.27%) Replication
3 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.82%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 31 (56.36%) Windows
2 15 (27.27%) Windows 10
3 11 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (9.09%) Mac OS X
6 4 (7.27%) Linux
7 3 (5.45%) VMS
8 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (23.64%) Migration
3 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 11 (20.00%) Information Security
3 11 (20.00%) ITIL
4 10 (18.18%) Project Management
5 8 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 7 (12.73%) High Availability
6 7 (12.73%) Threat Management
7 6 (10.91%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2
7 6 (10.91%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 5 (9.09%) IT Strategy
8 5 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.09%) Server Management
8 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) PowerShell
2 7 (12.73%) SQL
3 6 (10.91%) Python
4 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.45%) C#
4 3 (5.45%) Go
4 3 (5.45%) Java
4 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.45%) Ruby
5 1 (1.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (45.45%) MCSE
2 16 (29.09%) MCSA
3 14 (25.45%) CCNA
3 14 (25.45%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (25.45%) Degree
4 9 (16.36%) CISSP
5 8 (14.55%) MCP
6 7 (12.73%) CISM
6 7 (12.73%) NVQ Level 4
7 6 (10.91%) MCITP
8 5 (9.09%) MCDBA
8 5 (9.09%) MCSD
8 5 (9.09%) MCTS
9 3 (5.45%) CCNP
9 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (3.64%) A+ Certification
10 2 (3.64%) CCDA
10 2 (3.64%) CCENT
10 2 (3.64%) CEH
10 2 (3.64%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) GDPR
2 5 (9.09%) SLA
3 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.82%) NIST
System Software
1 29 (52.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.91%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (9.09%) vSphere
5 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (5.45%) Docker
6 3 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.82%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) SCCM
2 4 (7.27%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (7.27%) NetBackup
2 4 (7.27%) OfficeScan
2 4 (7.27%) SCOM
2 4 (7.27%) Terraform
2 4 (7.27%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 3 (5.45%) Kubernetes
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (5.45%) PowerCLI
3 3 (5.45%) vCenter Server
4 2 (3.64%) Ansible
4 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (78.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.27%) Cisco
3 11 (20.00%) VMware
4 8 (14.55%) Citrix
5 7 (12.73%) HP
5 7 (12.73%) Juniper
5 7 (12.73%) Meraki
6 4 (7.27%) Altiris
6 4 (7.27%) Huawei
6 4 (7.27%) McAfee
6 4 (7.27%) Nimble Storage
6 4 (7.27%) Veritas
7 3 (5.45%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.64%) Apple
8 2 (3.64%) Google
8 2 (3.64%) Sophos
9 1 (1.82%) ForgeRock
9 1 (1.82%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.82%) NetApp
9 1 (1.82%) Nintex