Period
to 25 September 2017

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 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Master (MCM)
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1173 1233 1271
Rank change year-on-year +60 +38 +22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master 4 4 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.009% 0.008% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 26
UK median annual salary £47,500 £32,500 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.15% -49.02% +15.91%
10th Percentile £43,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £64,250 £33,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary - £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -23.53% -22.73%

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 42839 50534 60445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.32% 26.40% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 32874 40763 48359
UK median annual salary £45,383 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.85% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master over the 6 months to 25 September 2017.

Salary histogram 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 25 September 2017. 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
England +70 4 £47,500 +46.15%
London - 4 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 September 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Microsoft Certified Master.

1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (75.00%) VCAP
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) MCSM
2 3 (75.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) CCIE
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) IaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management

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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (75.00%) VoIP
1 3 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (50.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCSM
2 3 (75.00%) VCAP
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware