Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Microsoft Certified Master qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Master (MCM)
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1191 1178 1274
Rank change year-on-year -13 +96 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master 2 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.001% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.005% 0.002% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
UK median annual salary £49,250 - £82,500
10th Percentile £46,575 - £52,500
90th Percentile £52,525 - £94,375
UK excluding London median annual salary - - £65,000

Microsoft Certified Master 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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 41,612 43,158 56,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.47% 25.20% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 31,841 34,005 45,426
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -1.18% +6.25%

Microsoft Certified Master
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Microsoft Certified Master as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certified Master in the UK

Microsoft Certified Master
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certified Master in the UK

Microsoft Certified Master
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master within the UK over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. 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
London -14 2 £49,250 - 1
England -32 2 £49,250 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master 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 with a requirement for Microsoft Certified Master.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCSM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification

Microsoft Certified Master
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) EMC