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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 184 172
Rank change year-on-year -29 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 613 764 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.67% 1.91% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.27% 7.84% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 509 628 800
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £68,250 £65,000
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 London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8433 9744 11451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 23.01% 24.33% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6478 8197 9344
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +18 124 £42,500 -15.00% 13
Twickenham -4 13 £47,500 -24.00%
Brentford - 6 £44,750 -
Uxbridge +1 5 £33,500 -19.27%
Croydon +4 4 £50,000 +81.81%
Mitcham - 4 £35,000 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £65,000 -
Wimbledon - 4 £29,500 - 1
Surbiton -2 3 £29,500 -41.00%
Hounslow - 3 £42,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames +14 2 £62,500 +108.33% 2
Dagenham -5 2 £53,750 +121.64%
Chiswick -7 2 £36,250 +13.28%
West End of London +4 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Greenwich -3 1 £55,000 +64.17% 1
Harrow - 1 £27,000 -
Ealing - 1 £31,000 -
Microsoft Certification
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 911 (77.07%) Microsoft
2 807 (68.27%) Windows
3 619 (52.37%) Active Directory
4 601 (50.85%) MCSE
5 443 (37.48%) VMware
6 421 (35.62%) Windows Server
7 401 (33.93%) ITIL
8 311 (26.31%) Office 365
9 294 (24.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 292 (24.70%) SQL Server
11 291 (24.62%) MCSA
12 280 (23.69%) MS Exchange
13 278 (23.52%) Citrix
14 277 (23.43%) Finance
15 268 (22.67%) Cisco
16 255 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
17 246 (20.81%) MCP
18 243 (20.56%) Windows Server 2008
19 241 (20.39%) Microsoft Azure
20 239 (20.22%) Windows 7
21 235 (19.88%) Hyper-V
22 208 (17.60%) Firewall
23 206 (17.43%) DNS
24 203 (17.17%) SCCM
25 201 (17.01%) Degree
26 200 (16.92%) Cisco Certification
27 198 (16.75%) Microsoft Office
28 190 (16.07%) SQL
29 181 (15.31%) CCNA
30 171 (14.47%) .NET

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring 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
1 280 (23.69%) MS Exchange
2 138 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 136 (11.51%) SharePoint
4 107 (9.05%) Skype for Business
5 84 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 53 (4.48%) IIS
7 45 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 41 (3.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 31 (2.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 27 (2.28%) Confluence
11 22 (1.86%) CMS
12 13 (1.10%) Apache
13 12 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (0.93%) OpenStack
14 11 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
15 8 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
16 7 (0.59%) SAS
16 7 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
17 6 (0.51%) CloudStack
18 4 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 198 (16.75%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.51%) InDesign
5 6 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.42%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.25%) Eikon
4 1 (0.085%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.085%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.085%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 311 (26.31%) Office 365
2 241 (20.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (3.64%) IaaS
5 27 (2.28%) SaaS
6 25 (2.12%) Azure Active Directory
7 22 (1.86%) G Suite
8 10 (0.85%) PaaS
9 9 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.59%) Mimecast
11 6 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 6 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.51%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.42%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.34%) Azure Machine Learning
14 3 (0.25%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 208 (17.60%) Firewall
2 206 (17.43%) DNS
3 168 (14.21%) SAN
4 142 (12.01%) DHCP
5 123 (10.41%) TCP/IP
6 95 (8.04%) LAN
7 89 (7.53%) Skype
7 89 (7.53%) WAN
8 86 (7.28%) VPN
9 70 (5.92%) VoIP
10 52 (4.40%) VLAN
11 45 (3.81%) Internet
11 45 (3.81%) iSCSI
12 42 (3.55%) Wireless
13 39 (3.30%) Network Security
14 38 (3.21%) NAS
15 32 (2.71%) Unified Communications
16 24 (2.03%) Fibre Channel
16 24 (2.03%) IP Telephony
17 22 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (24.70%) SQL Server
2 95 (8.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 85 (7.19%) SQL Server 2014
4 78 (6.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 63 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 57 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 50 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
8 35 (2.96%) Big Data
9 34 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 32 (2.71%) Power BI
11 30 (2.54%) QlikView
12 24 (2.03%) Relational Database
13 20 (1.69%) Data Mining
14 19 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
15 17 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
16 10 (0.85%) MySQL
17 7 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
17 7 (0.59%) NoSQL
17 7 (0.59%) OLTP
18 6 (0.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (2.62%) JIRA
2 29 (2.45%) NUnit
3 26 (2.20%) Moq
3 26 (2.20%) Rhino Mocks
4 22 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (1.86%) Visual Studio
5 13 (1.10%) MSI
6 10 (0.85%) Git (software)
7 6 (0.51%) Subversion
8 4 (0.34%) MorphX
9 3 (0.25%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.25%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.17%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 1 (0.085%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.085%) WiX
General
1 277 (23.43%) Finance
2 70 (5.92%) Banking
3 55 (4.65%) Legal
4 49 (4.15%) Retail
5 45 (3.81%) Telecoms
6 37 (3.13%) Games
7 33 (2.79%) Investment Banking
8 29 (2.45%) Marketing
9 26 (2.20%) Retail Banking
10 23 (1.95%) Law
11 13 (1.10%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.68%) Advertising
13 7 (0.59%) Publishing
14 5 (0.42%) Back Office
15 1 (0.085%) Billing
15 1 (0.085%) Front Office
15 1 (0.085%) Japanese Language
15 1 (0.085%) Local Government
15 1 (0.085%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.085%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 186 (15.74%) Analyst
2 162 (13.71%) Support Engineer
3 146 (12.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 131 (11.08%) Developer
5 89 (7.53%) Support Analyst
6 87 (7.36%) Desktop Support
7 83 (7.02%) Consultant
8 79 (6.68%) 2nd Line Support
9 77 (6.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 74 (6.26%) Windows Engineer
11 73 (6.18%) Systems Engineer
12 68 (5.75%) .NET Developer
13 67 (5.67%) Administrator
13 67 (5.67%) Server Engineer
14 63 (5.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 53 (4.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 50 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 47 (3.98%) IT Support
17 47 (3.98%) Service Analyst
17 47 (3.98%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (14.47%) .NET
2 88 (7.45%) ASP.NET
3 68 (5.75%) .NET Framework
4 59 (4.99%) HTML
5 48 (4.06%) CSS
6 44 (3.72%) jQuery
7 43 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (3.05%) Web Services
9 35 (2.96%) LINQ
10 34 (2.88%) NHibernate
11 30 (2.54%) MDX
12 29 (2.45%) AngularJS
12 29 (2.45%) XML
13 28 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 25 (2.12%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (2.12%) HTML5
15 20 (1.69%) XSLT
16 14 (1.18%) Entity Framework
17 13 (1.10%) Middleware
18 12 (1.02%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 113 (9.56%) Data Centre
2 99 (8.38%) Blackberry
3 87 (7.36%) Computer Science
4 57 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (4.40%) User Experience
6 47 (3.98%) iPad
7 46 (3.89%) Clustering
8 45 (3.81%) Management Information System
9 32 (2.71%) iPhone
10 28 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (2.28%) Replication
12 25 (2.12%) Fintech
13 20 (1.69%) PKI
13 20 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
14 19 (1.61%) Public Cloud
14 19 (1.61%) Smartphone
15 17 (1.44%) Fat Client
15 17 (1.44%) Thin Client
16 16 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
17 15 (1.27%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 807 (68.27%) Windows
2 421 (35.62%) Windows Server
3 294 (24.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 243 (20.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 239 (20.22%) Windows 7
6 151 (12.77%) Windows 10
7 120 (10.15%) Linux
8 85 (7.19%) Android
9 77 (6.51%) Mac OS X
10 76 (6.43%) Windows 8
11 61 (5.16%) Apple iOS
12 53 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 31 (2.62%) Unix
14 19 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 18 (1.52%) CentOS
16 17 (1.44%) Mac OS
17 14 (1.18%) Solaris
17 14 (1.18%) Ubuntu
18 13 (1.10%) Windows Vista
18 13 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (33.93%) ITIL
2 127 (10.74%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (7.87%) Service Management
4 82 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 82 (6.94%) MVC
5 77 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
6 70 (5.92%) Migration
7 66 (5.58%) CRM
8 63 (5.33%) Project Management
9 61 (5.16%) ITIL V3
10 56 (4.74%) Presales
11 54 (4.57%) Scrum
12 51 (4.31%) Mobile Device Management
12 51 (4.31%) Wealth Management
13 49 (4.15%) TDD
14 47 (3.98%) Problem Management
15 46 (3.89%) High Availability
16 43 (3.64%) Asset Management
17 42 (3.55%) DevOps
18 39 (3.30%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (16.07%) SQL
2 142 (12.01%) C#
3 128 (10.83%) PowerShell
4 80 (6.77%) JavaScript
5 57 (4.82%) T-SQL
6 26 (2.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 26 (2.20%) Java
7 22 (1.86%) Python
8 16 (1.35%) C++
9 15 (1.27%) Shell Script
10 14 (1.18%) VB
10 14 (1.18%) VB.NET
11 13 (1.10%) Perl
11 13 (1.10%) VBScript
12 8 (0.68%) C
13 6 (0.51%) Ruby
13 6 (0.51%) XPath
14 4 (0.34%) PHP
14 4 (0.34%) R
14 4 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 601 (50.85%) MCSE
2 291 (24.62%) MCSA
3 246 (20.81%) MCP
4 201 (17.01%) Degree
5 200 (16.92%) Cisco Certification
6 181 (15.31%) CCNA
7 164 (13.87%) MCITP
8 119 (10.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 81 (6.85%) MCTS
10 67 (5.67%) Citrix Certification
11 66 (5.58%) MCSD
12 53 (4.48%) CCNP
13 52 (4.40%) CCA
14 48 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
15 44 (3.72%) MCDST
16 36 (3.05%) MCAD
17 32 (2.71%) A+ Certification
18 25 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
19 17 (1.44%) Network+ Certification
20 13 (1.10%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (7.45%) SLA
2 20 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.76%) COBIT
5 7 (0.59%) QA
6 5 (0.42%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.34%) MiFID
7 4 (0.34%) SSAE 16
8 3 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.25%) GDPR
8 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.25%) PMO
9 1 (0.085%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 619 (52.37%) Active Directory
2 255 (21.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 235 (19.88%) Hyper-V
4 112 (9.48%) XenApp
5 100 (8.46%) vSphere
6 96 (8.12%) XenDesktop
7 56 (4.74%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
9 21 (1.78%) Virtual Servers
10 20 (1.69%) NFS
11 16 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
12 15 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
13 14 (1.18%) Terminal Services
14 12 (1.02%) XenServer
15 11 (0.93%) vCloud
16 8 (0.68%) KVM
17 6 (0.51%) BitLocker
17 6 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 6 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
18 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 203 (17.17%) SCCM
2 61 (5.16%) SCOM
3 51 (4.31%) Backup Exec
4 33 (2.79%) AirWatch
5 30 (2.54%) WSUS
6 24 (2.03%) Puppet
7 23 (1.95%) Norton AntiVirus
8 22 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (1.61%) vCenter Server
10 16 (1.35%) Ansible
10 16 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 16 (1.35%) SCVMM
11 13 (1.10%) NetBackup
12 12 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
13 11 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
13 11 (0.93%) Nagios
13 11 (0.93%) Salt
14 9 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
15 8 (0.68%) PowerCLI
15 8 (0.68%) WMI
Vendors
1 911 (77.07%) Microsoft
2 443 (37.48%) VMware
3 278 (23.52%) Citrix
4 268 (22.67%) Cisco
5 106 (8.97%) HP
6 78 (6.60%) Dell
7 77 (6.51%) NetApp
8 68 (5.75%) Apple
9 61 (5.16%) Oracle
10 52 (4.40%) AppSense
11 48 (4.06%) EMC
12 46 (3.89%) ServiceNow
13 43 (3.64%) McAfee
13 43 (3.64%) Veeam
14 41 (3.47%) Symantec
15 38 (3.21%) Juniper
16 34 (2.88%) Google
17 29 (2.45%) Tableau
18 26 (2.20%) Draytek
18 26 (2.20%) Meraki
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £20000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per day + Bens, OT & On-call !
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £27K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £28k - 35k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I3
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + great company culture
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Analysys Mason
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-80,000 + excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Qube Global Software
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £63000 per annum + plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
onezeero.
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago