Period
to 3 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > Surrey
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 46 65
Rank change year-on-year -12 +19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 65 222 216
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 3.85% 5.19% 4.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.15% 16.19% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 65 218 217
Median annual salary £52,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,600 £19,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,550 £63,750 £68,500
South East median annual salary £52,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.86% +9.38% +6.67%

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 Surrey with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Surrey
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 429 1,371 1,563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 25.43% 32.07% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 364 1,037 1,234
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £25,150
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £73,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Surrey

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Surrey

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Surrey

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Surrey over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Surrey

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 3 August 2020. 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
Job
Vacancies
Godalming +7 17 £62,500 +204.88%
Guildford -4 14 £52,500 +156.10% 3
Weybridge +2 6 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Leatherhead +40 5 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Staines 0 2 £32,500 +19.27%
Redhill - 2 £40,750 -
Camberley +21 1 £45,000 +73.08%
Reigate +19 1 £52,500 +31.25%
Woking -22 1 £58,000 -3.33%
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 52 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 51 (78.46%) MCSE
3 45 (69.23%) Office 365
4 44 (67.69%) Azure
5 42 (64.62%) Active Directory
6 39 (60.00%) Windows
7 35 (53.85%) VMware
8 30 (46.15%) Hyper-V
9 28 (43.08%) SQL Server
10 27 (41.54%) Degree
11 25 (38.46%) ITIL
11 25 (38.46%) Skype for Business
11 25 (38.46%) Skype
12 24 (36.92%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (35.38%) Windows 10
13 23 (35.38%) CCNA
13 23 (35.38%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (33.85%) Windows Server
15 20 (30.77%) Microsoft Intune
15 20 (30.77%) Cisco
16 19 (29.23%) SQL
16 19 (29.23%) SCCM
17 18 (27.69%) Citrix
18 17 (26.15%) Microsoft Office
18 17 (26.15%) PaaS
18 17 (26.15%) Data Centre
18 17 (26.15%) Private Cloud
18 17 (26.15%) IaaS
19 16 (24.62%) Public Cloud
19 16 (24.62%) Firewall

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 25 (38.46%) Skype for Business
2 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
4 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 45 (69.23%) Office 365
2 44 (67.69%) Azure
3 17 (26.15%) IaaS
3 17 (26.15%) PaaS
4 10 (15.38%) AWS
5 6 (9.23%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (6.15%) Power Platform
7 3 (4.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (4.62%) OneDrive
7 3 (4.62%) SaaS
8 2 (3.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (38.46%) Skype
2 16 (24.62%) Firewall
3 11 (16.92%) TCP/IP
4 10 (15.38%) VPN
5 9 (13.85%) WAN
6 8 (12.31%) LAN
7 6 (9.23%) DNS
7 6 (9.23%) Wireless
7 6 (9.23%) Wireless Security
8 4 (6.15%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (6.15%) SAN
9 3 (4.62%) HTTP
9 3 (4.62%) SMTP
9 3 (4.62%) Wireshark
10 2 (3.08%) DHCP
10 2 (3.08%) Internet
11 1 (1.54%) Intranet
11 1 (1.54%) VoIP
11 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.15%) Data Lake
2 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.15%) Power BI
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.08%) Back Office
2 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Consultant
2 10 (15.38%) Analyst
2 10 (15.38%) Azure Consultant
2 10 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Cloud Consultant
3 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 9 (13.85%) IT Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) IT Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
6 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) IT Support
7 5 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Security Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Data Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) Operations Manager
8 4 (6.15%) Security Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.54%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Data Centre
1 17 (26.15%) Private Cloud
2 16 (24.62%) Public Cloud
3 10 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (12.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (10.77%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (3.08%) Driving Licence
9 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.54%) AS400
10 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.54%) Clustering
10 1 (1.54%) Handset
10 1 (1.54%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.00%) Windows
2 23 (35.38%) Windows 10
3 22 (33.85%) Windows Server
4 14 (21.54%) Windows 7
5 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (13.85%) Windows 8
9 5 (7.69%) Linux
10 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (3.08%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.54%) Android
12 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.54%) CentOS
12 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) ITIL
2 16 (24.62%) Customer Requirements
3 14 (21.54%) Forensic Analysis
3 14 (21.54%) ITIL V3
3 14 (21.54%) Presales
3 14 (21.54%) PRINCE2
4 10 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (13.85%) Information Security
5 9 (13.85%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (12.31%) Security Operations
7 7 (10.77%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (10.77%) Data Protection
8 6 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (9.23%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (9.23%) Problem Management
8 6 (9.23%) Project Delivery
8 6 (9.23%) Risk Management
9 5 (7.69%) Deadline-Driven
9 5 (7.69%) Resource Management
9 5 (7.69%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.23%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (78.46%) MCSE
2 27 (41.54%) Degree
3 23 (35.38%) CCNA
3 23 (35.38%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (18.46%) MCSA
5 11 (16.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (16.92%) MCP
6 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
7 6 (9.23%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (9.23%) RHCSA
7 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
8 5 (7.69%) CEH
8 5 (7.69%) MBCS
8 5 (7.69%) MCITP
9 2 (3.08%) A+ Certification
9 2 (3.08%) Avaya Certification
9 2 (3.08%) CCENT
9 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.54%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.15%) NCSC
2 4 (6.15%) SLA
3 3 (4.62%) QA
4 2 (3.08%) GDPR
4 2 (3.08%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.54%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 42 (64.62%) Active Directory
2 30 (46.15%) Hyper-V
3 24 (36.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.69%) vSphere
5 4 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.54%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.54%) Firmware
6 1 (1.54%) vCloud
6 1 (1.54%) XenApp
6 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (30.77%) Microsoft Intune
2 19 (29.23%) SCCM
3 9 (13.85%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (4.62%) Nessus
4 3 (4.62%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.54%) Ansible
6 1 (1.54%) Puppet
6 1 (1.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (53.85%) VMware
3 20 (30.77%) Cisco
4 18 (27.69%) Citrix
5 7 (10.77%) HP
5 7 (10.77%) SolarWinds
6 6 (9.23%) Dell
6 6 (9.23%) Veeam
7 4 (6.15%) Dell Compellent
7 4 (6.15%) ServiceNow
8 3 (4.62%) Polycom
8 3 (4.62%) Remedy
8 3 (4.62%) Yealink
9 2 (3.08%) Apple
9 2 (3.08%) Avaya
9 2 (3.08%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.54%) CommVault
10 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.54%) Sybase