The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
England / London
Rank 191 159 111
Rank change year-on-year -32 -48  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 555 870 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.66% 2.07% 2.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.99% 8.03% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 482 754 1060
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +1.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7938 10830 11123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.72% 25.81% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6434 8964 9058
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in London

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in London

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in 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 London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +27 118 £41,000 -8.88% 21
Docklands, London +5 9 £44,000 +13.54%
Croydon +6 6 £28,000 -44.00%
Westminster -6 5 £42,536 -
Twickenham +3 4 £31,750 -15.33%
West End of London 0 3 £50,000 +1.01% 3
Uxbridge +4 2 £47,500 +8.57% 1
Chiswick +1 2 £41,250 +50.00% 1
Chessington - 2 £24,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +7 1 £70,000 +180.00%
Brentford 0 1 £44,000 +25.71%
Bromley -2 1 £18,000 -30.76%
Canary Wharf -12 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Mitcham - 1 £27,500 -
Hendon - 1 £21,000 -
Microsoft Certification
England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 875 (74.72%) Microsoft
2 723 (61.74%) Windows
3 558 (47.65%) Active Directory
4 550 (46.97%) MCSE
5 443 (37.83%) VMware
6 393 (33.56%) Windows Server
7 349 (29.80%) MS Excel
8 335 (28.61%) SQL Server
9 316 (26.99%) ITIL
10 298 (25.45%) Cisco
11 290 (24.77%) VMware Infrastructure
12 273 (23.31%) Office 365
13 272 (23.23%) MCSA
14 256 (21.86%) Microsoft Azure
15 254 (21.69%) Citrix
16 251 (21.43%) MCP
16 251 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
17 242 (20.67%) SQL
18 237 (20.24%) Windows Server 2008
19 229 (19.56%) Hyper-V
20 220 (18.79%) MS Exchange
21 212 (18.10%) Degree
22 205 (17.51%) Cisco Certification
23 199 (16.99%) Firewall
24 196 (16.74%) Finance
24 196 (16.74%) .NET
25 184 (15.71%) Windows 7
26 178 (15.20%) SCCM
27 166 (14.18%) CCNA
28 156 (13.32%) MS Office

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 220 (18.79%) MS Exchange
2 135 (11.53%) SharePoint
3 110 (9.39%) Skype for Business
4 96 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 89 (7.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 74 (6.32%) IIS
7 38 (3.25%) Apache
8 29 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 25 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
10 21 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
11 18 (1.54%) OpenStack
12 16 (1.37%) CMS
12 16 (1.37%) Confluence
12 16 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
13 15 (1.28%) Tomcat
14 14 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 13 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
15 13 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
16 12 (1.02%) SAS
17 9 (0.77%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 349 (29.80%) MS Excel
2 156 (13.32%) MS Office
3 22 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.60%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.34%) MS Project
6 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.26%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 26 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.26%) Eikon
5 1 (0.085%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.085%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.085%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 273 (23.31%) Office 365
2 256 (21.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 124 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (3.33%) SaaS
5 34 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 27 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (1.54%) IaaS
8 14 (1.20%) PaaS
9 10 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (0.77%) Mimecast
11 8 (0.68%) G Suite
12 6 (0.51%) Azure Machine Learning
13 4 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.26%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.26%) GitHub
14 3 (0.26%) Yammer
15 2 (0.17%) Akamai
15 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 199 (16.99%) Firewall
2 154 (13.15%) DNS
3 145 (12.38%) SAN
4 114 (9.74%) DHCP
5 106 (9.05%) VPN
6 81 (6.92%) LAN
7 80 (6.83%) TCP/IP
8 79 (6.75%) VoIP
9 73 (6.23%) Skype
10 72 (6.15%) WAN
11 42 (3.59%) VLAN
12 35 (2.99%) NAS
13 34 (2.90%) Internet
14 25 (2.13%) MPLS
14 25 (2.13%) Wireless
15 23 (1.96%) Network Security
16 21 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
16 21 (1.79%) IP Telephony
16 21 (1.79%) Unified Communications
17 20 (1.71%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (28.61%) SQL Server
2 111 (9.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 95 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 72 (6.15%) SQL Server 2014
5 66 (5.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 59 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
7 58 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 57 (4.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 54 (4.61%) Big Data
10 44 (3.76%) Power BI
11 34 (2.90%) QlikView
12 25 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
13 23 (1.96%) Relational Database
14 18 (1.54%) Data Mining
15 16 (1.37%) OLTP
16 15 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
17 13 (1.11%) MongoDB
17 13 (1.11%) MySQL
18 10 (0.85%) OLAP
18 10 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 39 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 30 (2.56%) Rhino Mocks
3 28 (2.39%) JIRA
4 26 (2.22%) Moq
4 26 (2.22%) NUnit
5 25 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.77%) MSI
7 7 (0.60%) ClearCase
7 7 (0.60%) Eclipse
7 7 (0.60%) MorphX
8 6 (0.51%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.43%) WiX
10 4 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.17%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.085%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.085%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.085%) NuGet
13 1 (0.085%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.085%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 196 (16.74%) Finance
2 63 (5.38%) Legal
3 48 (4.10%) Banking
4 45 (3.84%) Telecoms
5 41 (3.50%) Games
6 31 (2.65%) Law
7 29 (2.48%) Retail
8 25 (2.13%) Marketing
9 14 (1.20%) Advertising
9 14 (1.20%) Publishing
10 11 (0.94%) Billing
11 9 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.51%) Back Office
13 4 (0.34%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.26%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.17%) Local Government
15 2 (0.17%) Music Industry
16 1 (0.085%) Front Office
16 1 (0.085%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.085%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 169 (14.43%) Analyst
2 154 (13.15%) Support Engineer
3 138 (11.78%) Developer
4 111 (9.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 83 (7.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 82 (7.00%) Consultant
7 78 (6.66%) Architect
8 76 (6.49%) Administrator
9 71 (6.06%) Desktop Support
9 71 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
10 66 (5.64%) Systems Engineer
11 63 (5.38%) .NET Developer
12 62 (5.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 61 (5.21%) Server Engineer
13 61 (5.21%) Support Analyst
14 58 (4.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 57 (4.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 53 (4.53%) VMware Engineer
17 52 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
17 52 (4.44%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (16.74%) .NET
2 88 (7.51%) ASP.NET
3 71 (6.06%) .NET Framework
4 65 (5.55%) Web Services
5 60 (5.12%) HTML
6 50 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (4.01%) jQuery
8 39 (3.33%) NHibernate
9 36 (3.07%) LINQ
10 35 (2.99%) CSS
11 34 (2.90%) MDX
12 33 (2.82%) XML
13 27 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 26 (2.22%) REST
15 23 (1.96%) AngularJS
15 23 (1.96%) HTML5
16 21 (1.79%) WCF
17 20 (1.71%) Middleware
18 18 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
19 17 (1.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 130 (11.10%) Data Centre
2 98 (8.37%) Computer Science
3 76 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (4.18%) Clustering
5 47 (4.01%) Blackberry
6 41 (3.50%) Management Information System
6 41 (3.50%) Video Conferencing
7 32 (2.73%) Fintech
8 30 (2.56%) Public Cloud
8 30 (2.56%) Replication
9 26 (2.22%) Client/Server
9 26 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.96%) Smartphone
11 22 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
12 20 (1.71%) User Experience
13 17 (1.45%) PKI
14 14 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
15 13 (1.11%) iPhone
16 12 (1.02%) Driving Licence
17 11 (0.94%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 723 (61.74%) Windows
2 393 (33.56%) Windows Server
3 251 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 237 (20.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 184 (15.71%) Windows 7
6 130 (11.10%) Linux
7 113 (9.65%) Windows 10
8 86 (7.34%) Windows 8
9 64 (5.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 50 (4.27%) Mac OS X
11 44 (3.76%) Android
12 34 (2.90%) Unix
13 30 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (1.54%) Ubuntu
15 17 (1.45%) Solaris
16 16 (1.37%) Mac OS
17 12 (1.02%) Apple iOS
18 11 (0.94%) CentOS
18 11 (0.94%) Windows XP
19 8 (0.68%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (26.99%) ITIL
2 152 (12.98%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
4 86 (7.34%) Migration
5 85 (7.26%) MVC
6 73 (6.23%) Presales
7 72 (6.15%) Scrum
8 70 (5.98%) Project Management
9 69 (5.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 55 (4.70%) PRINCE2
11 54 (4.61%) CRM
11 54 (4.61%) Service Management
12 50 (4.27%) TDD
13 48 (4.10%) ITIL V3
14 46 (3.93%) DevOps
14 46 (3.93%) High Availability
15 42 (3.59%) Analytics
16 41 (3.50%) Performance Tuning
16 41 (3.50%) Service Delivery
17 39 (3.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 242 (20.67%) SQL
2 152 (12.98%) C#
3 143 (12.21%) PowerShell
4 97 (8.28%) T-SQL
5 78 (6.66%) JavaScript
6 32 (2.73%) VB.NET
7 28 (2.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 22 (1.88%) Java
9 18 (1.54%) VBScript
10 17 (1.45%) VB
11 16 (1.37%) PHP
12 14 (1.20%) R
13 13 (1.11%) Python
14 11 (0.94%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.85%) C
15 10 (0.85%) Perl
16 9 (0.77%) C++
17 7 (0.60%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.60%) X++
18 3 (0.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 550 (46.97%) MCSE
2 272 (23.23%) MCSA
3 251 (21.43%) MCP
4 212 (18.10%) Degree
5 205 (17.51%) Cisco Certification
6 166 (14.18%) CCNA
7 156 (13.32%) MCITP
8 118 (10.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 89 (7.60%) MCTS
10 69 (5.89%) CCNP
11 67 (5.72%) MCSD
12 45 (3.84%) ITIL Certification
13 40 (3.42%) MCDST
14 30 (2.56%) MCAD
15 29 (2.48%) A+ Certification
16 23 (1.96%) Security Cleared
17 21 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
17 21 (1.79%) JNCIA
18 18 (1.54%) JNCIP
19 12 (1.02%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (7.00%) SLA
2 34 (2.90%) QA
3 15 (1.28%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.43%) COBIT
6 4 (0.34%) SSAE 16
7 3 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.26%) MiFID
8 2 (0.17%) PMO
8 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.085%) GCP
9 1 (0.085%) PMBOK
System Software
1 558 (47.65%) Active Directory
2 290 (24.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 229 (19.56%) Hyper-V
4 78 (6.66%) vSphere
5 76 (6.49%) XenApp
6 44 (3.76%) XenDesktop
7 37 (3.16%) VMware ESX
8 27 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
8 27 (2.31%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (1.11%) NFS
11 9 (0.77%) VMware Server
11 9 (0.77%) XenServer
12 8 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (0.68%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.43%) Terminal Server
13 5 (0.43%) vCloud
13 5 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 178 (15.20%) SCCM
2 59 (5.04%) SCOM
3 36 (3.07%) WSUS
4 29 (2.48%) Backup Exec
5 26 (2.22%) NetBackup
6 19 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
7 16 (1.37%) SCVMM
8 13 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
9 12 (1.02%) Puppet
10 10 (0.85%) AirWatch
10 10 (0.85%) Ansible
10 10 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
10 10 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 9 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (0.68%) Salt
13 7 (0.60%) Nagios
14 5 (0.43%) SCOrch
14 5 (0.43%) SCSM
15 4 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 875 (74.72%) Microsoft
2 443 (37.83%) VMware
3 298 (25.45%) Cisco
4 254 (21.69%) Citrix
5 100 (8.54%) HP
6 83 (7.09%) NetApp
7 78 (6.66%) Oracle
8 59 (5.04%) EMC
9 53 (4.53%) Dell
10 44 (3.76%) Apple
11 37 (3.16%) Google
11 37 (3.16%) Juniper
12 33 (2.82%) Tableau
13 31 (2.65%) Veeam
14 28 (2.39%) Symantec
15 27 (2.31%) Red Hat
16 24 (2.05%) IBM
17 22 (1.88%) Avaya
18 19 (1.62%) Draytek
19 18 (1.54%) ServiceNow
South East London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits + Projects
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Market Rate + Great benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £59000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Plan-Net
Salary: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + on call / Bonus / Training!
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
GBL Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum - plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £43500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: 7 days ago