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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Master (MCM)
UK
Rank - 944 942
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master 0 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.005% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.017% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 9
Median salary - £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +30.00%  
UK excluding London median salary - £65,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +30.00%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20959 28714 29743
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.78% 27.77% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16525 22997 23332
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certified Master
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Microsoft Certified Master as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 29 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Computacenter
1 1 (100.00%) XMPP
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MCSM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Microsoft Certified Master
Top Related 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSM
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Computacenter
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) VMware