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

Microsoft Certified Master (MCM)
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 863 946 975
Rank change year-on-year +83 +29  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certified Master 2 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.009% 0.014% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 10
Median salary £47,500 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.92% +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 21222 28300 30510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.67% 27.27% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16708 22791 23836
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 £69,000 £70,000
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 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +91 2 £47,500 -26.92%
London +72 2 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) VCAP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSM
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (100.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (100.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSM
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware