Microsoft Certification Jobs in the UK excluding London

Microsoft Certification
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
21 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 219 282 215
Rank change year-on-year +63 -67 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 748 779 1,223
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.41% 1.24% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 3.68% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 643 666 747
10th Percentile £24,525 £23,750 £26,000
25th Percentile £29,000 £29,100 £30,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,250 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.33% -0.59% +6.25%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,175
90th Percentile - £67,500 £66,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - - +5.56%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK excluding London

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15,718 21,142 20,300
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.67% 33.78% 29.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10,220 8,610 9,602
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,750 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,845 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.66% +1.69% +0.40%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,700 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in the UK excluding London

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Certification in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in the UK excluding London

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Certification in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in the UK excluding London

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in the UK excluding 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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 February 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +60 228 £36,250 -3.33% 48
North of England +95 174 £44,500 -1.11% 73
Midlands +39 112 £37,572 -24.86% 66
East of England +49 85 £40,000 -11.11% 25
South West -17 82 £47,500 +14.46% 45
North West +49 76 £45,000 -10.00% 43
West Midlands +44 75 £33,500 -33.00% 52
Yorkshire +82 56 £44,500 +36.92% 22
North East +39 42 £32,500 -38.10% 10
Scotland -1 42 £57,500 +27.78% 14
East Midlands +6 37 £57,500 +27.78% 14
Wales +3 16 £35,250 -27.32% 7
Northern Ireland +33 7 £49,500 +52.31% 3
Isle of Man - 2 £50,000 -
Microsoft Certification
UK

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 134 (17.91%) Microsoft Exchange
2 120 (16.04%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.54%) IIS
4 10 (1.34%) Apache
5 9 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.67%) CMS
8 4 (0.53%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 79 (10.56%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.34%) AutoCAD
2 10 (1.34%) PTC Creo
3 9 (1.20%) SOLIDWORKS
4 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.67%) Maximo
3 4 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.27%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.27%) Sage 50
4 2 (0.27%) Shopify
4 2 (0.27%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 499 (66.71%) Azure
2 333 (44.52%) Microsoft 365
3 164 (21.93%) Power Platform
4 82 (10.96%) Entra ID
5 68 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
6 63 (8.42%) AWS
7 29 (3.88%) Power Automate
7 29 (3.88%) PowerApps
8 22 (2.94%) OneDrive
8 22 (2.94%) Serverless
9 19 (2.54%) Azure Logic Apps
10 17 (2.27%) Azure Functions
10 17 (2.27%) GCP
10 17 (2.27%) IaaS
10 17 (2.27%) PaaS
11 16 (2.14%) IBM Cloud
11 16 (2.14%) WhatsApp
12 15 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
13 9 (1.20%) Azure Data Factory
14 8 (1.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (15.91%) Firewall
2 108 (14.44%) Broadband
3 82 (10.96%) DNS
4 73 (9.76%) VLAN
5 71 (9.49%) DHCP
6 70 (9.36%) LAN
7 68 (9.09%) WAN
8 58 (7.75%) SAN
9 44 (5.88%) Wireless
10 43 (5.75%) TCP/IP
11 41 (5.48%) VPN
12 36 (4.81%) Remote Desktop
12 36 (4.81%) VoIP
13 26 (3.48%) NAS
14 25 (3.34%) ADSL
15 22 (2.94%) Network Security
16 20 (2.67%) Internet
16 20 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (1.74%) Intranet
18 12 (1.60%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (27.01%) SQL Server
2 149 (19.92%) Power BI
3 86 (11.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 44 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (4.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 24 (3.21%) Amazon RDS
8 14 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.34%) Data Lake
10 9 (1.20%) SAP HANA
11 7 (0.94%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.80%) MySQL
12 6 (0.80%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.67%) GIS
14 4 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.53%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.53%) Tableau
15 2 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.27%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (1.74%) Git
2 10 (1.34%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.20%) Chocolatey
4 6 (0.80%) JIRA
5 5 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.40%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.27%) Hudson
7 2 (0.27%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.13%) git-flow
8 1 (0.13%) GitLab
8 1 (0.13%) MSI
8 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 371 (49.60%) Social Skills
2 77 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (7.22%) Finance
4 53 (7.09%) Organisational Skills
5 50 (6.68%) Telecoms
6 39 (5.21%) Public Sector
7 33 (4.41%) Legal
8 22 (2.94%) Law
9 21 (2.81%) Retail
10 14 (1.87%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.60%) Marketing
12 11 (1.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 9 (1.20%) Banking
14 7 (0.94%) Presentation Skills
15 6 (0.80%) Agriculture
15 6 (0.80%) Games
16 4 (0.53%) Documentation Skills
16 4 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.40%) Back Office
17 3 (0.40%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 145 (19.39%) Support Engineer
2 110 (14.71%) DBA
2 110 (14.71%) IT Support
3 102 (13.64%) SQL DBA
4 94 (12.57%) IT Engineer
5 73 (9.76%) Analyst
6 64 (8.56%) IT Support Engineer
7 63 (8.42%) 2nd Line Support
8 56 (7.49%) Senior
9 51 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 49 (6.55%) Developer
11 47 (6.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 43 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
13 41 (5.48%) Administrator
14 40 (5.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 33 (4.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 32 (4.28%) Network Support
17 29 (3.88%) 1st Line Engineer
17 29 (3.88%) IT Technician
17 29 (3.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (7.49%) .NET
2 39 (5.21%) CSS
3 38 (5.08%) HTML
4 34 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 31 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (3.88%) .NET Framework
7 24 (3.21%) Entity Framework
8 19 (2.54%) .NET Core
9 17 (2.27%) HTML5 Canvas
10 15 (2.01%) AngularJS
11 13 (1.74%) Elastic Stack
12 9 (1.20%) REST
12 9 (1.20%) XML
12 9 (1.20%) YAML
13 6 (0.80%) React
14 5 (0.67%) Blazor
14 5 (0.67%) jQuery
14 5 (0.67%) WCF
15 4 (0.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.68%) Driving Licence
2 35 (4.68%) Data Centre
3 28 (3.74%) Management Information System
4 27 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (2.94%) Low-Code
5 22 (2.94%) Public Cloud
5 22 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (2.81%) Distributed Systems
7 20 (2.67%) Analytical Mindset
8 19 (2.54%) Hybrid Cloud
9 18 (2.41%) Private Cloud
10 17 (2.27%) Enterprise Cloud
11 16 (2.14%) Blockchain
11 16 (2.14%) Enterprise Storage
12 15 (2.01%) Onboarding
13 13 (1.74%) Smartphone
14 11 (1.47%) NHS
15 10 (1.34%) Cloud Native
15 10 (1.34%) Clustering
16 9 (1.20%) Operational Technology
Operating Systems
1 319 (42.65%) Windows
2 161 (21.52%) Windows Server
3 113 (15.11%) Windows 10
4 84 (11.23%) Linux
5 81 (10.83%) VMS
6 31 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (3.61%) Windows Server 2016
8 25 (3.34%) Windows 8
9 24 (3.21%) Apple iOS
10 23 (3.07%) Windows 7
11 22 (2.94%) Debian
12 20 (2.67%) CentOS
13 19 (2.54%) Android
14 16 (2.14%) Alpine Linux
15 15 (2.01%) Mac OS
15 15 (2.01%) Windows Server 2019
16 9 (1.20%) Unix
17 8 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
18 3 (0.40%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (29.28%) Problem-Solving
2 211 (28.21%) Customer Service
3 193 (25.80%) ITIL
4 151 (20.19%) Business Intelligence
5 100 (13.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 94 (12.57%) DevOps
6 94 (12.57%) High Availability
7 88 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
8 87 (11.63%) Collaborative Working
9 83 (11.10%) Migration
10 67 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 64 (8.56%) Agile
12 59 (7.89%) CI/CD
13 58 (7.75%) Cybersecurity
14 49 (6.55%) Project Management
15 47 (6.28%) Mentoring
15 47 (6.28%) Project Delivery
16 45 (6.02%) Stakeholder Management
17 42 (5.61%) Software Engineering
18 40 (5.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 202 (27.01%) SQL
2 87 (11.63%) T-SQL
3 69 (9.22%) PowerShell
4 61 (8.16%) C#
5 48 (6.42%) JavaScript
6 24 (3.21%) TypeScript
7 18 (2.41%) Bash
8 16 (2.14%) Python
9 9 (1.20%) MATLAB
10 7 (0.94%) Bicep
11 6 (0.80%) Data Analysis Expressions
12 5 (0.67%) PHP
12 5 (0.67%) R
13 4 (0.53%) Java
13 4 (0.53%) Kusto Query Language
14 3 (0.40%) C
14 3 (0.40%) C++
14 3 (0.40%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.27%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 189 (25.27%) MCSE
2 169 (22.59%) Degree
3 136 (18.18%) Azure Certification
4 128 (17.11%) Cisco Certification
5 117 (15.64%) CCNA
6 109 (14.57%) MCSA
7 88 (11.76%) MCP
8 87 (11.63%) A+ Certification
9 55 (7.35%) Network+ Certification
10 46 (6.15%) DBS Check
11 45 (6.02%) MCITP
12 44 (5.88%) Security Cleared
13 31 (4.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 28 (3.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 28 (3.74%) SC Cleared
15 22 (2.94%) AWS Certification
15 22 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
15 22 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
16 20 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
17 18 (2.41%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (9.36%) SLA
2 18 (2.41%) GDPR
3 17 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.74%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (1.20%) QA
6 4 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.27%) NIST
7 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.13%) GxP
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 280 (37.43%) Active Directory
2 95 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (12.30%) Hyper-V
4 75 (10.03%) Virtual Machines
5 33 (4.41%) Docker
6 10 (1.34%) vSphere
7 9 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (0.94%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.53%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.40%) XenApp
13 2 (0.27%) KVM
14 1 (0.13%) Firmware
14 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 87 (11.63%) Microsoft Intune
2 58 (7.75%) SCCM
3 35 (4.68%) Kubernetes
3 35 (4.68%) Terraform
4 23 (3.07%) SCOM
5 11 (1.47%) FortiGate
6 10 (1.34%) Ansible
7 9 (1.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 6 (0.80%) SmoothWall
9 4 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (0.53%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.40%) Autotask
10 3 (0.40%) Dell DRAC
10 3 (0.40%) Jamf Pro
10 3 (0.40%) Progress Chef
10 3 (0.40%) WSUS
11 2 (0.27%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.27%) CSIRT
12 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 656 (87.70%) Microsoft
2 126 (16.84%) VMware
3 73 (9.76%) Cisco
4 36 (4.81%) Citrix
5 31 (4.14%) Apple
6 28 (3.74%) Red Hat
7 25 (3.34%) IBM
8 21 (2.81%) Veeam
9 20 (2.67%) Oracle
10 19 (2.54%) Meraki
11 18 (2.41%) HP
12 15 (2.01%) Adobe
13 13 (1.74%) SolarWinds
14 12 (1.60%) ConnectWise
14 12 (1.60%) Google
15 11 (1.47%) Kaseya
15 11 (1.47%) Sophos
16 10 (1.34%) PTC
17 9 (1.20%) MathWorks
17 9 (1.20%) TOWER Software