Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
London > Central London
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 215 142 136
Rank change year-on-year -73 -6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 164 342 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.26% 2.25% 2.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.14% 10.10% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 153 300 263
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,350 £27,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £65,000
London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +3.53%

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 2,672 3,387 3,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 20.51% 22.26% 24.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,306 2,955 2,742
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019. 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 -75 103 £50,000 +9.89% 5
West End of London +22 21 £60,000 +33.33%
Camden +15 2 £23,000 -48.89%
Southwark +59 1 £62,500 +13.64%
Microsoft Certification
London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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.

1 143 (87.20%) Microsoft
2 114 (69.51%) Windows
3 104 (63.41%) MCSE
4 87 (53.05%) Active Directory
5 83 (50.61%) Office 365
6 67 (40.85%) Microsoft Azure
7 66 (40.24%) Windows Server
8 63 (38.41%) MCSA
9 53 (32.32%) VMware
10 52 (31.71%) Finance
11 50 (30.49%) Microsoft Office
12 47 (28.66%) ITIL
13 37 (22.56%) Windows 10
14 36 (21.95%) DNS
15 35 (21.34%) Cisco
15 35 (21.34%) Windows Server 2008
16 34 (20.73%) SharePoint
16 34 (20.73%) MS Exchange
17 33 (20.12%) SQL Server
18 31 (18.90%) Firewall
18 31 (18.90%) SCCM
18 31 (18.90%) Windows Server 2012
19 30 (18.29%) SQL
20 29 (17.68%) Degree
21 28 (17.07%) PowerShell
21 28 (17.07%) Citrix
22 26 (15.85%) DHCP
23 25 (15.24%) Problem-Solving
23 25 (15.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 24 (14.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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 34 (20.73%) MS Exchange
1 34 (20.73%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (4.27%) IIS
4 6 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.22%) Apache
6 2 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.22%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.61%) Confluence
7 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 50 (30.49%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.61%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.61%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.61%) Lawson
3 1 (0.61%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.61%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.61%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.61%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.61%) Sage 300 ERP
3 1 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 83 (50.61%) Office 365
2 67 (40.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (10.98%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (5.49%) SaaS
5 8 (4.88%) IaaS
6 7 (4.27%) PaaS
7 5 (3.05%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (3.05%) OneDrive
8 4 (2.44%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.22%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.61%) Cloudflare
10 1 (0.61%) G Suite
10 1 (0.61%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 36 (21.95%) DNS
2 31 (18.90%) Firewall
3 26 (15.85%) DHCP
4 22 (13.41%) TCP/IP
4 22 (13.41%) VPN
5 21 (12.80%) LAN
6 17 (10.37%) SAN
7 15 (9.15%) WAN
8 10 (6.10%) VoIP
8 10 (6.10%) Wireless
9 9 (5.49%) Internet
10 8 (4.88%) NAS
10 8 (4.88%) Network Security
10 8 (4.88%) VLAN
11 6 (3.66%) IPv4
11 6 (3.66%) IPv6
12 5 (3.05%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (2.44%) IP Telephony
13 4 (2.44%) SSL
14 3 (1.83%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.12%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.49%) Power BI
3 9 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (3.66%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.83%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.61%) MySQL
9 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.05%) MSTest
1 5 (3.05%) NUnit
1 5 (3.05%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.83%) JIRA
2 3 (1.83%) MSI
3 2 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.61%) FishEye
4 1 (0.61%) FogBugz
4 1 (0.61%) GitLab
4 1 (0.61%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.61%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (31.71%) Finance
2 20 (12.20%) Legal
3 16 (9.76%) Banking
4 6 (3.66%) Law
5 4 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.83%) Advertising
6 3 (1.83%) Retail
6 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.61%) Front Office
8 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (15.85%) IT Support
2 24 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (14.02%) Support Engineer
4 19 (11.59%) IT Engineer
5 17 (10.37%) Analyst
6 13 (7.93%) IT Support Engineer
6 13 (7.93%) Support Manager
7 12 (7.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 11 (6.71%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (6.10%) Infrastructure Support
9 10 (6.10%) Infrastructure Support Manager
10 9 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (5.49%) VMware Engineer
10 9 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (4.88%) Citrix Engineer
11 8 (4.88%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (4.88%) Consultant
12 7 (4.27%) Administrator
12 7 (4.27%) Developer
12 7 (4.27%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.49%) .NET
1 9 (5.49%) HTML
2 7 (4.27%) jQuery
3 6 (3.66%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.66%) Web Services
4 5 (3.05%) WCF
5 3 (1.83%) CSS
5 3 (1.83%) HTML5
5 3 (1.83%) Software Packaging
5 3 (1.83%) XML
6 1 (0.61%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.61%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.61%) LAMP
6 1 (0.61%) LDAP
6 1 (0.61%) REST
6 1 (0.61%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.37%) Clustering
2 14 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.10%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.27%) EMC VNX
6 6 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (3.05%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.05%) Fintech
8 4 (2.44%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.44%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.44%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.44%) Replication
8 4 (2.44%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.83%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.83%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.22%) iPhone
10 2 (1.22%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 114 (69.51%) Windows
2 66 (40.24%) Windows Server
3 37 (22.56%) Windows 10
4 35 (21.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (18.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (12.80%) Windows 7
7 12 (7.32%) Linux
8 8 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.05%) Android
9 5 (3.05%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.44%) Unix
11 3 (1.83%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.22%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.61%) CentOS
13 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (28.66%) ITIL
2 25 (15.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (15.24%) Problem-Solving
3 22 (13.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (10.98%) Line Management
5 17 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (10.37%) CRM
6 15 (9.15%) DevOps
6 15 (9.15%) Service Management
7 14 (8.54%) Migration
8 13 (7.93%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (7.93%) ITIL V3
9 12 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (7.32%) Data Management
9 12 (7.32%) Project Management
10 11 (6.71%) Data Protection
10 11 (6.71%) Information Security
10 11 (6.71%) Scrum
11 9 (5.49%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (5.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.29%) SQL
2 28 (17.07%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.71%) C#
4 9 (5.49%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.66%) Python
6 5 (3.05%) VBScript
7 2 (1.22%) C
7 2 (1.22%) Java
8 1 (0.61%) Go
8 1 (0.61%) Groovy
8 1 (0.61%) PHP
8 1 (0.61%) Ruby
8 1 (0.61%) Scala
8 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 104 (63.41%) MCSE
2 63 (38.41%) MCSA
3 29 (17.68%) Degree
4 24 (14.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (13.41%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (10.37%) CISSP
7 13 (7.93%) CCNA
7 13 (7.93%) MCP
8 12 (7.32%) VCP6
9 11 (6.71%) CCNP
10 8 (4.88%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (4.27%) A+ Certification
11 7 (4.27%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (3.66%) AWS Certification
12 6 (3.66%) CCA
12 6 (3.66%) MCITP
12 6 (3.66%) MCSD
13 5 (3.05%) HND
13 5 (3.05%) Security Cleared
13 5 (3.05%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.32%) SLA
2 3 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.61%) COBIT
3 1 (0.61%) GDPR
System Software
1 87 (53.05%) Active Directory
2 23 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.93%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (7.93%) vSphere
4 12 (7.32%) XenDesktop
5 8 (4.88%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.88%) XenApp
6 6 (3.66%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (18.90%) SCCM
2 14 (8.54%) Backup Exec
3 9 (5.49%) vCenter Server
4 6 (3.66%) WSUS
5 5 (3.05%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (3.05%) Terraform
6 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.83%) Puppet
7 3 (1.83%) SCOM
8 2 (1.22%) Nessus
9 1 (0.61%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.61%) Ansible
9 1 (0.61%) Nagios
9 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 143 (87.20%) Microsoft
2 53 (32.32%) VMware
3 35 (21.34%) Cisco
4 28 (17.07%) Citrix
5 13 (7.93%) HP
6 12 (7.32%) Veeam
7 9 (5.49%) Dell
7 9 (5.49%) WatchGuard
8 8 (4.88%) EMC
9 7 (4.27%) Apple
9 7 (4.27%) Symantec
10 6 (3.66%) McAfee
10 6 (3.66%) Oracle
11 5 (3.05%) Bloomberg
11 5 (3.05%) Reuters
12 4 (2.44%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.44%) SonicWALL
12 4 (2.44%) Sun
13 3 (1.83%) MikroTik
13 3 (1.83%) Ubiquiti