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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
London > Central London
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 224 214 162
Rank change year-on-year -10 -52 +56
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 83 55 137
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 0.93% 0.84% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 4.59% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 61 43 126
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,250 £25,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,000 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £60,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +60.00% -25.00%
75th Percentile £81,250 £70,000 £54,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £76,750 £59,625
London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% -7.50%

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 1,494 1,198 1,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 16.76% 18.27% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 999 1,029 1,198
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,700 £32,500
25th Percentile £52,750 £50,870 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +12.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £95,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
City of London -16 71 £69,000 +6.15% 14
West End of London +3 5 £85,000 +100.00%
City of Westminster +4 4 £93,750 -
Lambeth - 1 - -
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £56,500 -
Microsoft Certification
London

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 74 (89.16%) Microsoft
2 59 (71.08%) Azure
3 40 (48.19%) Microsoft 365
4 35 (42.17%) Social Skills
5 26 (31.33%) Windows
6 24 (28.92%) SQL Server
6 24 (28.92%) DevOps
7 22 (26.51%) Power Platform
7 22 (26.51%) MCSE
8 21 (25.30%) .NET
8 21 (25.30%) Active Directory
9 20 (24.10%) Degree
10 19 (22.89%) Agile
10 19 (22.89%) VMware
11 18 (21.69%) Windows Server
12 17 (20.48%) Migration
12 17 (20.48%) Cisco
12 17 (20.48%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (18.07%) Computer Science
13 15 (18.07%) MCSD
13 15 (18.07%) MCSA
14 14 (16.87%) SQL
14 14 (16.87%) DNS
15 13 (15.66%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (15.66%) Cybersecurity
15 13 (15.66%) Windows 10
16 12 (14.46%) Power BI
16 12 (14.46%) Analytics

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 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 59 (71.08%) Azure
2 40 (48.19%) Microsoft 365
3 22 (26.51%) Power Platform
4 11 (13.25%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (10.84%) AWS
6 7 (8.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (8.43%) Azure Data Factory
6 7 (8.43%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
6 7 (8.43%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 6 (7.23%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (6.02%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (6.02%) Mimecast
9 4 (4.82%) PaaS
10 3 (3.61%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 2 (2.41%) Azure Pipelines
11 2 (2.41%) Nutanix
12 1 (1.20%) Azure Logic Apps
12 1 (1.20%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (1.20%) GCP
12 1 (1.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.87%) DNS
2 12 (14.46%) WAN
3 11 (13.25%) DHCP
4 8 (9.64%) LAN
5 6 (7.23%) Firewall
6 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.02%) WLAN
7 4 (4.82%) Network Security
7 4 (4.82%) SD-WAN
7 4 (4.82%) WebEx
8 3 (3.61%) VoIP
8 3 (3.61%) VPN
8 3 (3.61%) Wireless
9 2 (2.41%) Broadband
9 2 (2.41%) SAN
10 1 (1.20%) 802.11
10 1 (1.20%) NAS
10 1 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.20%) VLAN
10 1 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.66%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (14.46%) Power BI
4 11 (13.25%) Data Lake
5 7 (8.43%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (6.02%) Big Data
8 4 (4.82%) MySQL
9 3 (3.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.61%) PolyBase
9 3 (3.61%) PowerCenter
10 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
10 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio
1 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio Code
2 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.82%) JIRA
3 3 (3.61%) WiX
4 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.41%) NUnit
4 2 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.41%) Subversion
4 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (42.17%) Social Skills
2 12 (14.46%) Finance
3 5 (6.02%) Legal
3 5 (6.02%) Retail
4 4 (4.82%) Advertising
4 4 (4.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 4 (4.82%) Law
5 2 (2.41%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (2.41%) Games
5 2 (2.41%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (2.41%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.20%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 17 (20.48%) Developer
2 11 (13.25%) Consultant
3 10 (12.05%) Data Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Azure Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) IT Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Azure Data Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Project Consultant
6 7 (8.43%) Senior Data Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (7.23%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Lead Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Azure Developer
8 5 (6.02%) IT Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) IT Manager
8 5 (6.02%) IT Support
9 4 (4.82%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.30%) .NET
2 10 (12.05%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.82%) HTML
4 3 (3.61%) .NET Core
4 3 (3.61%) WCF
5 2 (2.41%) ARM Templates
5 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.41%) CSS
5 2 (2.41%) HTML5
5 2 (2.41%) jQuery
5 2 (2.41%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (2.41%) React
6 1 (1.20%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.41%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.41%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.20%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.20%) IoT
5 1 (1.20%) iPad
5 1 (1.20%) iPhone
5 1 (1.20%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
5 1 (1.20%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 26 (31.33%) Windows
2 18 (21.69%) Windows Server
3 13 (15.66%) Windows 10
4 12 (14.46%) Linux
5 6 (7.23%) Unix
5 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.61%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (2.41%) CentOS
7 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.20%) Android
8 1 (1.20%) SUSE
8 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.92%) DevOps
2 19 (22.89%) Agile
3 17 (20.48%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (20.48%) Migration
4 15 (18.07%) Computer Science
5 13 (15.66%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (15.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (14.46%) Analytics
6 12 (14.46%) ITIL
7 11 (13.25%) Data Analytics
8 10 (12.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (10.84%) ERP
9 9 (10.84%) Line Management
9 9 (10.84%) Service Delivery
10 8 (9.64%) CI/CD
10 8 (9.64%) Data Modelling
10 8 (9.64%) Data Strategy
10 8 (9.64%) Project Delivery
10 8 (9.64%) Visualisation
11 7 (8.43%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.87%) SQL
2 10 (12.05%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.43%) C#
3 7 (8.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 7 (8.43%) U-SQL
4 5 (6.02%) Python
5 4 (4.82%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (26.51%) MCSE
2 20 (24.10%) Degree
3 15 (18.07%) MCSA
3 15 (18.07%) MCSD
4 11 (13.25%) MCITP
5 9 (10.84%) A+ Certification
6 8 (9.64%) CCNA
6 8 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (7.23%) CISSP
7 6 (7.23%) SSCP
8 5 (6.02%) Master's Degree
8 5 (6.02%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (4.82%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (3.61%) MCTS
11 2 (2.41%) CCA
11 2 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
11 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (6.02%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 5 (6.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.82%) QA
4 2 (2.41%) SLA
5 1 (1.20%) NIST
System Software
1 21 (25.30%) Active Directory
2 17 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.64%) vSphere
4 6 (7.23%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.61%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (2.41%) Docker
6 2 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.41%) XenApp
7 1 (1.20%) Firmware
7 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) SCCM
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (8.43%) vCenter Server
3 4 (4.82%) Ansible
4 3 (3.61%) Terraform
5 2 (2.41%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.41%) Puppet
5 2 (2.41%) Rundeck
5 2 (2.41%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (1.20%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 74 (89.16%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.89%) VMware
3 17 (20.48%) Cisco
4 8 (9.64%) Sophos
5 7 (8.43%) Citrix
5 7 (8.43%) Databricks
6 6 (7.23%) Meraki
6 6 (7.23%) Veeam
7 5 (6.02%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (4.82%) Darktrace
8 4 (4.82%) Zscaler
9 3 (3.61%) Aruba
9 3 (3.61%) HP
9 3 (3.61%) Informatica
10 2 (2.41%) Apple
10 2 (2.41%) Google
10 2 (2.41%) Oracle
10 2 (2.41%) Percona
10 2 (2.41%) Perforce
10 2 (2.41%) SolarWinds