The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
London / Croydon
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 43 25
Rank change year-on-year +7 -18  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.13% 0.81% 8.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% 4.00% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 17
Median salary £50,000 £27,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +81.81% +7.84%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Croydon
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 92 50 67
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 48.94% 20.33% 34.36%
Number of salaries quoted 67 45 59
Median salary £55,000 £47,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.78% +58.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,266 £46,750 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Croydon

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 8 (80.00%) MCSE
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (30.00%) SCCM
5 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (30.00%) Clustering
5 3 (30.00%) MCP
5 3 (30.00%) MCSA
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) Line Management
6 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (20.00%) Office 365
7 1 (10.00%) Ticket Management
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (10.00%) SCOM

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) DHCP
1 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Support
1 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (20.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Ticket Management
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) MCSE
2 3 (30.00%) MCP
2 3 (30.00%) MCSA
3 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCDST
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) VMware