The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
London / Kingston Upon Thames
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 37 39
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 1 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 0.75% 1.18% 3.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.85% 5.56% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Median salary £70,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +86.66% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +5.71%  

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 Kingston Upon Thames.

Academic & Professional Certification
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 26 36 62
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 19.55% 21.18% 28.31%
Number of salaries quoted 26 36 61
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 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 Kingston Upon Thames

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Kingston Upon Thames

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Fintech
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) PMO
5 1 (16.67%) Presales
5 1 (16.67%) VCP6
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames 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 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior VB.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Fintech
2 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) VCP6
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft