Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
London > Central London
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 136 139
Rank change year-on-year -45 +3 +22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 233 304 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.66% 2.44% 2.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.87% 10.42% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 210 285 300
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,300 £28,950
90th Percentile £80,250 £63,000 £70,000
London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,394
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.70% +0.92%

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 2,961 2,917 3,558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 21.07% 23.44% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2,591 2,577 3,162
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,900 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £85,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Central London

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Central London.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Central London

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Central London over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018. 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 -82 149 £55,000 +22.22% 26
West End of London -7 10 £45,500 -24.17% 8
Kensington and Chelsea 0 5 £45,000 +38.46%
Southwark -9 3 £43,750 +90.22%
City of Westminster +6 2 £50,726 +35.20%
Microsoft Certification
London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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.

1 174 (74.68%) Microsoft
2 157 (67.38%) Windows
3 138 (59.23%) MCSE
4 123 (52.79%) Active Directory
5 92 (39.48%) Finance
6 91 (39.06%) Office 365
7 85 (36.48%) ITIL
8 84 (36.05%) Windows Server
9 71 (30.47%) VMware
10 64 (27.47%) MCSA
11 60 (25.75%) Microsoft Azure
12 59 (25.32%) MS Exchange
13 56 (24.03%) Citrix
14 55 (23.61%) SQL Server
15 54 (23.18%) Firewall
16 51 (21.89%) PowerShell
17 49 (21.03%) Microsoft Office
18 48 (20.60%) Cisco Certification
19 46 (19.74%) SQL
19 46 (19.74%) Windows 10
20 45 (19.31%) DNS
20 45 (19.31%) Windows 7
21 44 (18.88%) Cisco
22 43 (18.45%) TCP/IP
22 43 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
23 37 (15.88%) SCCM
24 36 (15.45%) MCITP
25 35 (15.02%) MCP
26 34 (14.59%) Hyper-V
27 33 (14.16%) CCNA

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 59 (25.32%) MS Exchange
2 18 (7.73%) SharePoint
3 17 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (4.72%) Skype for Business
6 7 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.58%) IIS
8 5 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.86%) Apache
9 2 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.43%) CMS
10 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.43%) nginx
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (21.03%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.43%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 91 (39.06%) Office 365
2 60 (25.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (13.30%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (7.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (3.43%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.58%) IaaS
7 5 (2.15%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (2.15%) G Suite
8 4 (1.72%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.29%) PaaS
9 3 (1.29%) Slack
10 2 (0.86%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.86%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.86%) SaaS
11 1 (0.43%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 54 (23.18%) Firewall
2 45 (19.31%) DNS
3 43 (18.45%) TCP/IP
4 31 (13.30%) VPN
5 29 (12.45%) WAN
6 27 (11.59%) LAN
7 24 (10.30%) Internet
8 21 (9.01%) DHCP
9 19 (8.15%) SAN
10 18 (7.73%) BGP
11 15 (6.44%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (6.01%) NX-OS
12 14 (6.01%) OSPF
12 14 (6.01%) Structured Cabling
12 14 (6.01%) VLAN
12 14 (6.01%) VoIP
13 11 (4.72%) Skype
14 10 (4.29%) Wireless
15 9 (3.86%) Intranet
16 8 (3.43%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (23.61%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 19 (8.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (8.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (7.73%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (5.58%) SQL Server 2016
5 10 (4.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (3.43%) MySQL
7 8 (3.43%) Power BI
8 6 (2.58%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (2.58%) Big Data
9 5 (2.15%) Hadoop
9 5 (2.15%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.29%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.86%) QlikView
12 1 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (2.58%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.72%) MSTest
2 4 (1.72%) NUnit
3 3 (1.29%) JIRA
3 3 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.43%) AppScan
4 1 (0.43%) Subversion
4 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 92 (39.48%) Finance
2 32 (13.73%) Banking
3 29 (12.45%) Law
4 20 (8.58%) Telecoms
5 15 (6.44%) Financial Institution
6 11 (4.72%) Legal
6 11 (4.72%) Marketing
7 6 (2.58%) Advertising
8 4 (1.72%) Retail
9 2 (0.86%) Games
10 1 (0.43%) Billing
10 1 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 38 (16.31%) Analyst
2 33 (14.16%) Support Engineer
3 22 (9.44%) 2nd Line Support
3 22 (9.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (9.01%) Desktop Support
5 18 (7.73%) Developer
5 18 (7.73%) Network Engineer
5 18 (7.73%) Service Analyst
6 17 (7.30%) Consultant
6 17 (7.30%) Service Desk Analyst
7 16 (6.87%) Senior Network Engineer
8 14 (6.01%) Azure Consultant
8 14 (6.01%) Cisco Engineer
8 14 (6.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 14 (6.01%) DBA
8 14 (6.01%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 14 (6.01%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 14 (6.01%) Support Analyst
8 14 (6.01%) Team Leader
9 13 (5.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.01%) .NET
2 14 (6.01%) 802.1X
3 9 (3.86%) Web Services
4 8 (3.43%) ASP.NET
5 7 (3.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (3.00%) HTML
5 7 (3.00%) jQuery
5 7 (3.00%) Middleware
6 6 (2.58%) JSON
7 5 (2.15%) Entity Framework
7 5 (2.15%) XML
8 4 (1.72%) CSS
8 4 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (1.72%) Software Packaging
8 4 (1.72%) WCF
9 2 (0.86%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.86%) HTML5
9 2 (0.86%) REST
10 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.43%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.01%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.29%) Replication
4 9 (3.86%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.86%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.43%) User Experience
6 7 (3.00%) Fintech
6 7 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.58%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.58%) Clustering
7 6 (2.58%) SWIFT
8 5 (2.15%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.72%) Reinsurance
10 3 (1.29%) BYOD
10 3 (1.29%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.29%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.86%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.86%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 157 (67.38%) Windows
2 84 (36.05%) Windows Server
3 46 (19.74%) Windows 10
4 45 (19.31%) Windows 7
5 31 (13.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (12.02%) Linux
7 23 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (4.72%) Mac OS
9 7 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.58%) Apple iOS
10 6 (2.58%) Mac OS X
11 5 (2.15%) Android
11 5 (2.15%) Unix
12 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.86%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.86%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (36.48%) ITIL
2 29 (12.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 29 (12.45%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (10.73%) Scrum
5 21 (9.01%) ITIL V3
6 19 (8.15%) Migration
7 17 (7.30%) Network Design
8 16 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (6.87%) Load Balancing
9 15 (6.44%) Project Management
10 14 (6.01%) Information Security
10 14 (6.01%) Service Management
11 12 (5.15%) CRM
11 12 (5.15%) Software Deployment
12 11 (4.72%) ETL
12 11 (4.72%) ITSM
13 10 (4.29%) Configuration Management
13 10 (4.29%) DevOps
13 10 (4.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 51 (21.89%) PowerShell
2 46 (19.74%) SQL
3 30 (12.88%) C#
4 16 (6.87%) T-SQL
5 11 (4.72%) Python
6 8 (3.43%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.00%) VB
8 5 (2.15%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.15%) Java
9 4 (1.72%) C
9 4 (1.72%) C++
9 4 (1.72%) Perl
9 4 (1.72%) PHP
10 3 (1.29%) VBScript
11 2 (0.86%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.86%) VBA
12 1 (0.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 138 (59.23%) MCSE
2 64 (27.47%) MCSA
3 48 (20.60%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (15.45%) MCITP
5 35 (15.02%) MCP
6 33 (14.16%) CCNA
7 24 (10.30%) Degree
8 19 (8.15%) CCNP
9 18 (7.73%) MCDST
10 17 (7.30%) CISSP
11 15 (6.44%) CCIE
11 15 (6.44%) CCSA
11 15 (6.44%) MCTS
12 14 (6.01%) CCSE
13 12 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (4.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (3.86%) Microsoft Certified Architect
16 8 (3.43%) A+ Certification
17 6 (2.58%) CISM
17 6 (2.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.16%) SLA
2 12 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.86%) GDPR
4 1 (0.43%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 123 (52.79%) Active Directory
2 43 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (14.59%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.29%) vSphere
4 10 (4.29%) XenApp
5 8 (3.43%) Virtual Desktop
5 8 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.00%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (2.58%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.29%) Terminal Server
9 3 (1.29%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.86%) XenServer
11 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 37 (15.88%) SCCM
2 15 (6.44%) WSUS
3 11 (4.72%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (2.58%) Ansible
4 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (2.58%) Nagios
5 5 (2.15%) Jamf Pro
6 4 (1.72%) Grafana
6 4 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.72%) Puppet
6 4 (1.72%) Salt
7 3 (1.29%) vRealize
8 2 (0.86%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.86%) SCOM
8 2 (0.86%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.43%) Nessus
9 1 (0.43%) Nmap
9 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.43%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 174 (74.68%) Microsoft
2 71 (30.47%) VMware
3 56 (24.03%) Citrix
4 44 (18.88%) Cisco
5 20 (8.58%) Apple
6 17 (7.30%) CheckPoint
7 15 (6.44%) F5
7 15 (6.44%) Palo Alto
8 12 (5.15%) HP
9 10 (4.29%) NetApp
10 9 (3.86%) Red Hat
10 9 (3.86%) SolarWinds
11 8 (3.43%) Juniper
11 8 (3.43%) Sophos
12 7 (3.00%) EMC
12 7 (3.00%) EqualLogic
12 7 (3.00%) IBM
12 7 (3.00%) iManage
12 7 (3.00%) Oracle
13 6 (2.58%) ServiceNow