Microsoft Certification Jobs in England

Microsoft Certification
UK > England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 219 326 294
Rank change year-on-year +107 -32 -40
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 990 1,055 1,583
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.45% 1.07% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.91% 3.53% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 863 893 1,059
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.05% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £61,250 £59,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,400 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - - +5.56%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England

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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20,143 29,889 31,401
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 29.41% 30.43% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13,686 13,994 15,829
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £31,000
25th Percentile £39,085 £42,046 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in England

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Certification in England.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in England

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Certification in England over the 6 months to 26 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in England

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the England region over the 6 months to 26 February 2024. 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
London +122 275 £62,500 +19.05% 91
South East +53 231 £37,500 - 50
North of England +112 179 £45,000 +8.43% 70
Midlands +42 112 £37,786 -20.45% 75
East of England +54 86 £40,000 -11.11% 26
South West -10 84 £47,500 +15.85% 43
North West +52 80 £45,000 -10.00% 40
West Midlands +48 75 £33,500 -33.00% 56
Yorkshire +94 57 £45,000 +38.46% 23
North East +40 42 £32,500 +23.81% 9
East Midlands +14 37 £57,500 +27.78% 19
Microsoft Certification
UK

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 168 (16.97%) Microsoft Exchange
2 156 (15.76%) SharePoint
3 24 (2.42%) IIS
4 23 (2.32%) Apache
5 10 (1.01%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.71%) Apache Spark
6 7 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.51%) CMS
8 4 (0.40%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.20%) Drupal
9 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.10%) Confluence
10 1 (0.10%) SAS
Applications
1 96 (9.70%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.01%) AutoCAD
3 10 (1.01%) PTC Creo
4 9 (0.91%) SOLIDWORKS
5 7 (0.71%) Adobe XD
6 4 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.10%) SPSS
7 1 (0.10%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.51%) Maximo
3 4 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.20%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.20%) Sage 50
4 2 (0.20%) Shopify
4 2 (0.20%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 648 (65.45%) Azure
2 421 (42.53%) Microsoft 365
3 202 (20.40%) Power Platform
4 123 (12.42%) AWS
5 90 (9.09%) Entra ID
6 74 (7.47%) Azure DevOps
7 43 (4.34%) Power Automate
8 42 (4.24%) Dynamics 365
9 40 (4.04%) PowerApps
10 39 (3.94%) IaaS
10 39 (3.94%) PaaS
11 35 (3.54%) Azure Data Factory
12 33 (3.33%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 33 (3.33%) Serverless
13 31 (3.13%) GCP
14 26 (2.63%) OneDrive
15 22 (2.22%) Nutanix
16 20 (2.02%) Azure Logic Apps
16 20 (2.02%) Azure Sentinel
17 19 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 166 (16.77%) Firewall
2 129 (13.03%) DNS
3 119 (12.02%) DHCP
4 99 (10.00%) SAN
5 96 (9.70%) Broadband
6 92 (9.29%) VLAN
7 83 (8.38%) LAN
8 82 (8.28%) WAN
9 71 (7.17%) VPN
10 64 (6.46%) TCP/IP
11 51 (5.15%) Wireless
12 38 (3.84%) Remote Desktop
13 37 (3.74%) VoIP
14 30 (3.03%) Network Security
15 27 (2.73%) NAS
15 27 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
16 25 (2.53%) ADSL
17 24 (2.42%) Internet
18 15 (1.52%) Intranet
19 12 (1.21%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (20.91%) SQL Server
2 169 (17.07%) Power BI
3 89 (8.99%) Azure SQL Database
4 40 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (3.84%) Data Lake
6 30 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
8 25 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 12 (1.21%) Big Data
10 12 (1.21%) Metadata
11 10 (1.01%) SAP HANA
12 8 (0.81%) Metadata Repository
12 8 (0.81%) MySQL
12 8 (0.81%) Oracle Database
12 8 (0.81%) Relational Database
13 7 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.71%) QlikView
13 7 (0.71%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 16 (1.62%) Jenkins
2 15 (1.52%) Git
3 14 (1.41%) JIRA
4 10 (1.01%) Chocolatey
5 7 (0.71%) Axure RP
5 7 (0.71%) Balsamiq
6 6 (0.61%) GitLab
6 6 (0.61%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.40%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.20%) Hudson
9 2 (0.20%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.10%) git-flow
10 1 (0.10%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 449 (45.35%) Social Skills
2 121 (12.22%) Finance
3 101 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
4 77 (7.78%) Public Sector
5 55 (5.56%) Organisational Skills
6 51 (5.15%) Telecoms
7 50 (5.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 50 (5.05%) Marketing
8 46 (4.65%) Presentation Skills
9 35 (3.54%) Legal
10 30 (3.03%) Retail
11 25 (2.53%) Manufacturing
12 19 (1.92%) Billing
13 17 (1.72%) Banking
14 15 (1.52%) Law
15 8 (0.81%) Automotive
16 6 (0.61%) Agriculture
16 6 (0.61%) Games
16 6 (0.61%) Influencing Skills
17 4 (0.40%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 140 (14.14%) Support Engineer
2 125 (12.63%) IT Support
3 102 (10.30%) Analyst
4 99 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 93 (9.39%) DBA
6 88 (8.89%) Senior
7 84 (8.48%) SQL DBA
8 77 (7.78%) Consultant
9 70 (7.07%) Architect
10 69 (6.97%) 2nd Line Support
11 66 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
12 64 (6.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 52 (5.25%) Developer
14 48 (4.85%) Support Analyst
15 47 (4.75%) Administrator
16 46 (4.65%) Lead
17 45 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 42 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support
19 37 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 36 (3.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (5.86%) .NET
2 43 (4.34%) CSS
2 43 (4.34%) HTML
3 34 (3.43%) ASP.NET
4 29 (2.93%) .NET Framework
5 28 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (2.12%) ARM Templates
6 21 (2.12%) Entity Framework
7 20 (2.02%) HTML5 Canvas
8 15 (1.52%) .NET Core
9 14 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
10 11 (1.11%) AngularJS
10 11 (1.11%) XML
11 10 (1.01%) PySpark
11 10 (1.01%) YAML
12 8 (0.81%) REST
13 6 (0.61%) Apache NiFi
13 6 (0.61%) Kafka
14 5 (0.51%) Blazor
15 4 (0.40%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 65 (6.57%) Data Centre
2 53 (5.35%) Driving Licence
3 44 (4.44%) Public Cloud
4 42 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
5 40 (4.04%) Management Information System
6 39 (3.94%) Replication
7 30 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
8 25 (2.53%) Distributed Systems
9 23 (2.32%) Private Cloud
10 22 (2.22%) Low-Code
11 21 (2.12%) Hybrid Cloud
11 21 (2.12%) Onboarding
11 21 (2.12%) Security Posture
12 20 (2.02%) Analytical Mindset
13 18 (1.82%) Enterprise Cloud
13 18 (1.82%) Product Ownership
14 16 (1.62%) Blockchain
14 16 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
15 15 (1.52%) Cloud Native
16 12 (1.21%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 420 (42.42%) Windows
2 225 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 135 (13.64%) Windows 10
4 103 (10.40%) Linux
5 75 (7.58%) VMS
6 57 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (3.64%) Apple iOS
8 34 (3.43%) Windows Server 2016
9 28 (2.83%) Windows 8
10 26 (2.63%) Android
11 22 (2.22%) Windows 7
12 21 (2.12%) Windows Server 2019
13 20 (2.02%) Debian
13 20 (2.02%) Ubuntu
14 19 (1.92%) SUSE
15 17 (1.72%) CentOS
15 17 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (1.62%) Alpine Linux
17 15 (1.52%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (26.16%) Problem-Solving
2 229 (23.13%) ITIL
3 215 (21.72%) Customer Service
4 168 (16.97%) Business Intelligence
5 124 (12.53%) DevOps
6 120 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 118 (11.92%) Project Delivery
8 113 (11.41%) Cybersecurity
9 104 (10.51%) Agile
10 96 (9.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 88 (8.89%) Collaborative Working
12 86 (8.69%) High Availability
13 84 (8.48%) Migration
14 83 (8.38%) CI/CD
15 82 (8.28%) Performance Tuning
16 73 (7.37%) Computer Science
16 73 (7.37%) Mentoring
17 69 (6.97%) Project Management
18 61 (6.16%) Service Management
19 57 (5.76%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 243 (24.55%) SQL
2 134 (13.54%) PowerShell
3 85 (8.59%) C#
4 79 (7.98%) T-SQL
5 55 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 38 (3.84%) Python
7 23 (2.32%) Bash
8 21 (2.12%) TypeScript
9 16 (1.62%) Data Analysis Expressions
10 12 (1.21%) Bicep
10 12 (1.21%) R
11 9 (0.91%) MATLAB
12 5 (0.51%) PHP
12 5 (0.51%) U-SQL
13 4 (0.40%) Java
13 4 (0.40%) Kusto Query Language
14 3 (0.30%) C
14 3 (0.30%) C++
14 3 (0.30%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 256 (25.86%) Degree
2 237 (23.94%) MCSE
3 184 (18.59%) Azure Certification
4 170 (17.17%) MCSA
5 149 (15.05%) Cisco Certification
6 129 (13.03%) CCNA
7 106 (10.71%) MCP
8 97 (9.80%) A+ Certification
9 76 (7.68%) Security Cleared
10 65 (6.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 59 (5.96%) Network+ Certification
12 54 (5.45%) SC Cleared
13 52 (5.25%) Computer Science Degree
14 49 (4.95%) MCITP
15 39 (3.94%) DBS Check
16 32 (3.23%) AWS Certification
17 30 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 25 (2.53%) CCNP
19 24 (2.42%) CompTIA Security+
20 23 (2.32%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (7.98%) SLA
2 33 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (2.42%) GDPR
4 13 (1.31%) Cyber Essentials
5 12 (1.21%) Accessibility
5 12 (1.21%) Data Quality
5 12 (1.21%) NIST
5 12 (1.21%) QA
6 11 (1.11%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.71%) NCSC
7 7 (0.71%) WCAG
8 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.30%) SOC 2
10 1 (0.10%) GxP
10 1 (0.10%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 357 (36.06%) Active Directory
2 166 (16.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (9.70%) Hyper-V
4 75 (7.58%) Virtual Machines
5 49 (4.95%) Docker
6 41 (4.14%) vSphere
7 26 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
8 19 (1.92%) vCloud
9 12 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.51%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.40%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.40%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.30%) Firmware
13 3 (0.30%) XenApp
14 1 (0.10%) LXC
14 1 (0.10%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 119 (12.02%) Microsoft Intune
2 78 (7.88%) SCCM
3 57 (5.76%) Kubernetes
4 52 (5.25%) Terraform
5 27 (2.73%) SCOM
6 21 (2.12%) Ansible
7 15 (1.52%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 14 (1.41%) FortiGate
9 6 (0.61%) Consul
9 6 (0.61%) SmoothWall
10 5 (0.51%) WSUS
11 4 (0.40%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.40%) Dell DRAC
11 4 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.40%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.30%) Autotask
12 3 (0.30%) Jamf Pro
12 3 (0.30%) PowerCLI
13 2 (0.20%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 875 (88.38%) Microsoft
2 202 (20.40%) VMware
3 113 (11.41%) Cisco
4 60 (6.06%) HP
5 54 (5.45%) Veeam
6 49 (4.95%) Apple
6 49 (4.95%) Citrix
7 29 (2.93%) Red Hat
8 28 (2.83%) Adobe
8 28 (2.83%) Databricks
9 26 (2.63%) IBM
9 26 (2.63%) Oracle
10 24 (2.42%) Meraki
11 23 (2.32%) Google
12 21 (2.12%) SolarWinds
13 19 (1.92%) Fujitsu
13 19 (1.92%) Nimble Storage
14 15 (1.52%) Commvault
14 15 (1.52%) ConnectWise
15 14 (1.41%) Palo Alto