Period
to 28 November 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 28 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > Surrey
6 months to
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 44 85
Rank change year-on-year -13 +41 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 47 206 171
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 3.88% 5.29% 3.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.92% 17.17% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 54 183 159
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £24,350 £20,500 £19,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £78,000 £74,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%

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 315 1,200 1,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 26.01% 30.83% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 237 966 1,093
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -2.06% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,650 £25,625 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £74,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +1 16 £72,500 +141.67% 3
Weybridge +12 11 £45,000 +2.27%
Guildford +4 11 £28,000 - 1
Staines +30 6 £45,000 +69.81% 1
Leatherhead +23 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Woking -10 1 £58,000 -3.33%
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 47 (100.00%) MCSE
2 45 (95.74%) Azure
3 39 (82.98%) Office 365
4 34 (72.34%) Microsoft
5 32 (68.09%) Active Directory
5 32 (68.09%) VMware
6 29 (61.70%) Windows
7 28 (59.57%) Hyper-V
8 26 (55.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (51.06%) CCNA
9 24 (51.06%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (48.94%) Degree
11 22 (46.81%) PRINCE2
12 19 (40.43%) Private Cloud
12 19 (40.43%) Windows 10
13 18 (38.30%) Citrix
14 17 (36.17%) MS Exchange
15 16 (34.04%) SQL
15 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
15 16 (34.04%) SCCM
16 15 (31.91%) ITIL V3
16 15 (31.91%) ITIL
17 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Intune
17 14 (29.79%) IaaS
17 14 (29.79%) PaaS
17 14 (29.79%) Windows Server
17 14 (29.79%) Hybrid Cloud
17 14 (29.79%) Public Cloud
17 14 (29.79%) Data Centre
18 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008

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 17 (36.17%) MS Exchange
2 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (17.02%) SharePoint
3 8 (17.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 45 (95.74%) Azure
2 39 (82.98%) Office 365
3 14 (29.79%) IaaS
3 14 (29.79%) PaaS
4 4 (8.51%) AWS
5 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (4.26%) Power Platform
6 1 (2.13%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) Firewall
2 8 (17.02%) Skype
3 6 (12.77%) DNS
3 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.51%) VPN
4 4 (8.51%) WAN
5 3 (6.38%) HTTP
5 3 (6.38%) SMTP
5 3 (6.38%) Wireshark
6 2 (4.26%) Internet
6 2 (4.26%) LAN
6 2 (4.26%) VoIP
6 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.26%) Wireless
6 2 (4.26%) Wireless Security
7 1 (2.13%) DHCP
7 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Power BI
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) IT Engineer
2 12 (25.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 12 (25.53%) Architect
2 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (23.40%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (23.40%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (21.28%) Analyst
4 10 (21.28%) Azure Consultant
4 10 (21.28%) Consultant
4 10 (21.28%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 7 (14.89%) IT Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Azure Architect
6 6 (12.77%) Business Architect
6 6 (12.77%) Business Solution Architect
6 6 (12.77%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (8.51%) Designer
7 4 (8.51%) IT Support
7 4 (8.51%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) Private Cloud
2 14 (29.79%) Data Centre
2 14 (29.79%) Hybrid Cloud
2 14 (29.79%) Public Cloud
3 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
4 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (10.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (10.64%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (61.70%) Windows
2 19 (40.43%) Windows 10
3 14 (29.79%) Windows Server
4 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
5 11 (23.40%) Windows 8
5 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (19.15%) Linux
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) PRINCE2
2 15 (31.91%) ITIL
2 15 (31.91%) ITIL V3
3 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (23.40%) Project Delivery
5 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
5 8 (17.02%) Customer Requirements
5 8 (17.02%) Forensic Analysis
5 8 (17.02%) Presales
6 7 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (14.89%) Project Management
7 6 (12.77%) Analytical Thinking
7 6 (12.77%) DevOps
7 6 (12.77%) Information Security
8 5 (10.64%) Security Operations
9 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (8.51%) SIEM
10 3 (6.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 2 (4.26%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (4.26%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) MCSE
2 24 (51.06%) CCNA
2 24 (51.06%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (48.94%) Degree
4 6 (12.77%) CCNP
4 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
5 5 (10.64%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (6.38%) MCSA
7 2 (4.26%) HNC
7 2 (4.26%) HND
7 2 (4.26%) RHCSA
8 1 (2.13%) CEH
8 1 (2.13%) MBCS
8 1 (2.13%) VCAP
8 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) NCSC
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (68.09%) Active Directory
2 28 (59.57%) Hyper-V
3 26 (55.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) DFS Replication
4 2 (4.26%) Firmware
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.13%) vSphere
5 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (34.04%) SCCM
2 14 (29.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (23.40%) Backup Exec
4 3 (6.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 34 (72.34%) Microsoft
2 32 (68.09%) VMware
3 18 (38.30%) Citrix
4 13 (27.66%) Cisco
5 12 (25.53%) Veeam
6 3 (6.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.13%) Google