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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 204 191 134
Rank change year-on-year -13 -57 +105
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 65 43 163
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.90% 0.87% 2.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.42% 4.89% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 44 40 139
10th Percentile £36,975 £28,675 £25,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £48,438 £28,920
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £63,750 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.73% +70.00% -25.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,625 £54,000
90th Percentile £94,625 £79,625 £57,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £55,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +31.82% +46.67% -25.00%

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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,200 879 1,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.53% 17.70% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 811 756 1,221
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +12.00% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £93,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +12.00% +4.17%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in the City of London

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Certification in the City of London.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in the City of London

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Certification in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in the City of London

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 17 May 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
Moorgate - 6 - -
Microsoft Certification
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 60 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 48 (73.85%) Azure
3 32 (49.23%) Microsoft 365
4 28 (43.08%) Social Skills
5 25 (38.46%) DevOps
6 20 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 19 (29.23%) .NET
8 18 (27.69%) Agile
8 18 (27.69%) Power Platform
9 17 (26.15%) Windows
9 17 (26.15%) MCSE
10 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
11 15 (23.08%) Degree
12 12 (18.46%) MCSD
12 12 (18.46%) VMware
12 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (16.92%) Migration
13 11 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (16.92%) DNS
14 10 (15.38%) MCSA
14 10 (15.38%) SQL
14 10 (15.38%) AWS
15 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
15 9 (13.85%) Power BI
15 9 (13.85%) Windows Server
15 9 (13.85%) Cisco
15 9 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (13.85%) Dynamics 365
16 8 (12.31%) Data Lake
16 8 (12.31%) Data Strategy

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 8 (12.31%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 48 (73.85%) Azure
2 32 (49.23%) Microsoft 365
3 18 (27.69%) Power Platform
4 10 (15.38%) AWS
5 9 (13.85%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (9.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (6.15%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (6.15%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
7 4 (6.15%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 4 (6.15%) IaaS
7 4 (6.15%) Mimecast
7 4 (6.15%) PaaS
8 3 (4.62%) Nutanix
9 2 (3.08%) Azure Monitor
9 2 (3.08%) Azure Pipelines
9 2 (3.08%) GCP
9 2 (3.08%) Serverless
10 1 (1.54%) Google Workspace
10 1 (1.54%) OneDrive
10 1 (1.54%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) DNS
2 8 (12.31%) DHCP
3 5 (7.69%) WAN
4 4 (6.15%) Firewall
4 4 (6.15%) Network Security
4 4 (6.15%) SD-WAN
4 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.15%) WebEx
5 3 (4.62%) VPN
6 2 (3.08%) Broadband
6 2 (3.08%) LAN
6 2 (3.08%) NAS
6 2 (3.08%) SAN
6 2 (3.08%) VSAN
7 1 (1.54%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.54%) VoIP
7 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.85%) Power BI
3 8 (12.31%) Data Lake
3 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.69%) Big Data
5 4 (6.15%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (4.62%) MySQL
6 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio Code
3 5 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 4 (6.15%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.62%) NUnit
5 3 (4.62%) Subversion
6 2 (3.08%) GitLab
6 2 (3.08%) JIRA
General
1 28 (43.08%) Social Skills
2 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Retail
3 5 (7.69%) Advertising
4 4 (6.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 4 (6.15%) Law
4 4 (6.15%) Legal
4 4 (6.15%) Public Sector
5 3 (4.62%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (4.62%) Games
6 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.54%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Developer
2 10 (15.38%) Consultant
3 8 (12.31%) Azure Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) Data Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Senior Data Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Project Consultant
5 6 (9.23%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) IT Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Head of Architecture
7 4 (6.15%) Head of IT
7 4 (6.15%) IT Support
7 4 (6.15%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Citrix Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.23%) .NET
2 8 (12.31%) .NET Framework
3 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.69%) HTML
4 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.62%) CSS
4 3 (4.62%) HTML5
4 3 (4.62%) jQuery
4 3 (4.62%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (4.62%) React
5 2 (3.08%) Apache Flex
5 2 (3.08%) ARM Templates
5 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.54%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.62%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.08%) e-Learning
4 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.08%) Replication
4 2 (3.08%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.54%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.54%) iPad
5 1 (1.54%) iPhone
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.15%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (9.23%) Linux
4 6 (9.23%) Windows 10
5 5 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
6 3 (4.62%) CentOS
6 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.08%) SUSE
7 2 (3.08%) VMS
7 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.54%) Android
8 1 (1.54%) Unix
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) DevOps
2 18 (27.69%) Agile
3 11 (16.92%) Migration
3 11 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
5 8 (12.31%) Analytics
5 8 (12.31%) CI/CD
5 8 (12.31%) Coaching
5 8 (12.31%) Data Analytics
5 8 (12.31%) Data Strategy
5 8 (12.31%) ITIL
5 8 (12.31%) Line Management
5 8 (12.31%) Service Delivery
5 8 (12.31%) Visualisation
6 7 (10.77%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (10.77%) ERP
6 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure as Code
6 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (9.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) SQL
2 7 (10.77%) C#
2 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.69%) Python
4 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.15%) U-SQL
5 2 (3.08%) Bash
5 2 (3.08%) Go
5 2 (3.08%) Java
5 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (26.15%) MCSE
2 15 (23.08%) Degree
3 12 (18.46%) MCSD
4 10 (15.38%) MCSA
5 7 (10.77%) MCITP
6 4 (6.15%) A+ Certification
6 4 (6.15%) Master's Degree
6 4 (6.15%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (4.62%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.08%) VCAP
9 1 (1.54%) CCNA
9 1 (1.54%) CISSP
9 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.54%) GIAC
9 1 (1.54%) GSEC
9 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.54%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.54%) NIST
System Software
1 20 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.31%) vSphere
4 5 (7.69%) Docker
5 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.08%) Firmware
6 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.54%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.54%) XenApp
7 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (9.23%) Terraform
2 5 (7.69%) Ansible
2 5 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.69%) SCCM
3 3 (4.62%) Puppet
3 3 (4.62%) Rundeck
3 3 (4.62%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (3.08%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (3.08%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 60 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.46%) VMware
3 9 (13.85%) Cisco
4 6 (9.23%) Meraki
5 4 (6.15%) Citrix
5 4 (6.15%) Darktrace
5 4 (6.15%) Databricks
5 4 (6.15%) Sophos
5 4 (6.15%) Zscaler
6 3 (4.62%) Google
6 3 (4.62%) Percona
6 3 (4.62%) Perforce
7 2 (3.08%) Aruba
7 2 (3.08%) Commvault
7 2 (3.08%) Dell
7 2 (3.08%) HP
7 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.54%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow