Microsoft Certification Jobs with Work from Home Options

Microsoft Certification
UK > Work from Home

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 4 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 206 321 323
Rank change year-on-year +115 +2 -111
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 467 467 622
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.54% 1.00% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.39% 3.95% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 404 412 447
10th Percentile £26,050 £26,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £35,605 £35,563 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - -4.76% +16.67%
75th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £68,375 £71,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Work from Home

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8,672 11,826 13,487
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 28.65% 25.33% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5,605 6,996 7,779
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,025 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

Microsoft Certification
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Microsoft Certification trend for jobs with a WFH option

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Microsoft Certification.

Microsoft Certification salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Microsoft Certification over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

Microsoft Certification salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options 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 61 (13.06%) Microsoft Exchange
2 36 (7.71%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.14%) Apache
4 4 (0.86%) IIS
5 3 (0.64%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 47 (10.06%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.50%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.43%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.43%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.21%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.43%) Maximo
2 2 (0.43%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.43%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 306 (65.52%) Azure
2 158 (33.83%) Microsoft 365
3 152 (32.55%) Power Platform
4 71 (15.20%) AWS
5 31 (6.64%) Entra ID
6 24 (5.14%) Dynamics 365
7 20 (4.28%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 18 (3.85%) Azure Data Factory
9 15 (3.21%) Azure DevOps
10 14 (3.00%) Power Automate
11 13 (2.78%) PowerApps
12 12 (2.57%) IaaS
13 11 (2.36%) Serverless
13 11 (2.36%) WhatsApp
14 10 (2.14%) GCP
14 10 (2.14%) PaaS
15 8 (1.71%) Azure Sentinel
16 7 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (1.50%) OneDrive
16 7 (1.50%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 100 (21.41%) Broadband
2 51 (10.92%) Firewall
3 49 (10.49%) SAN
3 49 (10.49%) WAN
4 48 (10.28%) DNS
5 47 (10.06%) LAN
5 47 (10.06%) VLAN
6 42 (8.99%) Wireless
7 39 (8.35%) DHCP
8 33 (7.07%) TCP/IP
9 25 (5.35%) ADSL
10 21 (4.50%) VPN
11 19 (4.07%) Remote Desktop
12 16 (3.43%) NAS
13 15 (3.21%) VoIP
14 14 (3.00%) Network Security
15 10 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (1.50%) SD-WAN
17 5 (1.07%) MPLS
18 4 (0.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (32.33%) SQL Server
2 138 (29.55%) Power BI
3 87 (18.63%) Azure SQL Database
4 35 (7.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 28 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (5.35%) Data Lake
7 19 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
9 14 (3.00%) Relational Database
10 12 (2.57%) Metadata
11 7 (1.50%) Big Data
11 7 (1.50%) Metadata Repository
11 7 (1.50%) MySQL
12 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (1.28%) Tableau
13 5 (1.07%) QlikView
14 4 (0.86%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (0.86%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (1.50%) Axure RP
1 7 (1.50%) Balsamiq
1 7 (1.50%) JIRA
2 5 (1.07%) Git
3 3 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.43%) GitLab
4 2 (0.43%) MSBuild
4 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.21%) Chocolatey
5 1 (0.21%) git-flow
5 1 (0.21%) MSI
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 225 (48.18%) Social Skills
2 56 (11.99%) Finance
3 49 (10.49%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 40 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (8.57%) Public Sector
5 36 (7.71%) Marketing
6 31 (6.64%) Presentation Skills
7 30 (6.42%) Telecoms
8 29 (6.21%) Organisational Skills
9 25 (5.35%) Legal
10 19 (4.07%) Law
11 8 (1.71%) Banking
11 8 (1.71%) Retail
12 6 (1.28%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.64%) Back Office
13 3 (0.64%) Local Government
13 3 (0.64%) Social Housing
14 1 (0.21%) Police
14 1 (0.21%) Social Science
14 1 (0.21%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 102 (21.84%) DBA
1 102 (21.84%) SQL DBA
2 73 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 63 (13.49%) Analyst
4 55 (11.78%) IT Support
5 49 (10.49%) IT Engineer
6 47 (10.06%) Senior
7 36 (7.71%) IT Support Engineer
8 35 (7.49%) Administrator
9 33 (7.07%) Architect
10 32 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
11 30 (6.42%) Consultant
12 28 (6.00%) Support Analyst
13 25 (5.35%) Network Support
14 24 (5.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 22 (4.71%) 1st Line Support
15 22 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
15 22 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 22 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 20 (4.28%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.64%) CSS
1 17 (3.64%) HTML
2 15 (3.21%) .NET
3 9 (1.93%) .NET Core
3 9 (1.93%) AngularJS
4 7 (1.50%) ASP.NET
5 6 (1.28%) .NET Framework
5 6 (1.28%) Apache NiFi
5 6 (1.28%) Kafka
6 5 (1.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (1.07%) React
7 3 (0.64%) ARM Templates
7 3 (0.64%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.64%) OAuth
8 2 (0.43%) Blazor
8 2 (0.43%) jQuery
8 2 (0.43%) PySpark
8 2 (0.43%) REST
9 1 (0.21%) MDX
9 1 (0.21%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.00%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.57%) Driving Licence
3 21 (4.50%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 17 (3.64%) Private Cloud
6 13 (2.78%) Product Ownership
6 13 (2.78%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.28%) Cloud Native
7 6 (1.28%) Distributed Systems
7 6 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.28%) Onboarding
8 5 (1.07%) Replication
8 5 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (0.86%) Clustering
9 4 (0.86%) IoT
9 4 (0.86%) iPhone
9 4 (0.86%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (0.86%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.64%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 160 (34.26%) Windows
2 74 (15.85%) VMS
3 72 (15.42%) Windows 10
4 53 (11.35%) Windows Server
5 24 (5.14%) Linux
6 13 (2.78%) Windows Server 2016
7 11 (2.36%) Android
8 10 (2.14%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.71%) Windows Server 2019
11 7 (1.50%) Unix
12 6 (1.28%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.28%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.64%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (31.05%) Business Intelligence
2 122 (26.12%) Problem-Solving
3 111 (23.77%) ITIL
4 99 (21.20%) Customer Service
5 98 (20.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 89 (19.06%) Collaborative Working
7 85 (18.20%) High Availability
8 79 (16.92%) Performance Tuning
9 53 (11.35%) Cybersecurity
10 50 (10.71%) Migration
11 46 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 44 (9.42%) Agile
13 38 (8.14%) Project Delivery
14 37 (7.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 34 (7.28%) Computer Science
16 32 (6.85%) DevOps
17 29 (6.21%) Data Modelling
18 26 (5.57%) Presales
19 25 (5.35%) Roadmaps
20 24 (5.14%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 161 (34.48%) SQL
2 86 (18.42%) T-SQL
3 36 (7.71%) PowerShell
4 31 (6.64%) C#
5 24 (5.14%) Python
6 21 (4.50%) JavaScript
7 15 (3.21%) Data Analysis Expressions
8 12 (2.57%) R
9 5 (1.07%) U-SQL
10 4 (0.86%) Bash
11 3 (0.64%) Bicep
11 3 (0.64%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.43%) Go
12 2 (0.43%) PHP
12 2 (0.43%) VBScript
13 1 (0.21%) Java
13 1 (0.21%) Kusto Query Language
13 1 (0.21%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.21%) Scala
13 1 (0.21%) X++
Qualifications
1 107 (22.91%) Degree
2 81 (17.34%) MCSE
3 73 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
4 72 (15.42%) CCNA
5 63 (13.49%) Azure Certification
6 49 (10.49%) MCP
7 41 (8.78%) Security Cleared
8 39 (8.35%) MCSA
9 35 (7.49%) DBS Check
9 35 (7.49%) MCITP
10 34 (7.28%) SC Cleared
11 31 (6.64%) Network+ Certification
12 26 (5.57%) A+ Certification
13 21 (4.50%) Computer Science Degree
14 18 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (2.57%) AWS Certification
16 10 (2.14%) CCNP
16 10 (2.14%) CISSP
17 9 (1.93%) DV Cleared
18 8 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.50%) GDPR
2 13 (2.78%) SLA
3 12 (2.57%) Accessibility
3 12 (2.57%) Data Quality
3 12 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.50%) QA
4 7 (1.50%) WCAG
5 5 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (1.07%) NIST
6 4 (0.86%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.64%) SOC 2
8 2 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.43%) IASME
9 1 (0.21%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 129 (27.62%) Active Directory
2 76 (16.27%) Virtual Machines
3 57 (12.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (9.42%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.57%) Docker
6 10 (2.14%) vSphere
7 4 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.64%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.64%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.43%) XenApp
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 39 (8.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 29 (6.21%) SCCM
3 18 (3.85%) Terraform
4 13 (2.78%) Kubernetes
5 9 (1.93%) Ansible
6 7 (1.50%) SCOM
7 6 (1.28%) Consul
8 4 (0.86%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.64%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.64%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (0.64%) WSUS
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.21%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 1 (0.21%) Autotask
11 1 (0.21%) Grafana
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.21%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.21%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.21%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.21%) WMI
Vendors
1 427 (91.43%) Microsoft
2 71 (15.20%) VMware
3 51 (10.92%) Cisco
4 30 (6.42%) Adobe
5 27 (5.78%) Apple
6 24 (5.14%) Citrix
7 14 (3.00%) Databricks
8 13 (2.78%) HP
9 11 (2.36%) Meraki
9 11 (2.36%) Veeam
10 7 (1.50%) Google
10 7 (1.50%) Juniper
10 7 (1.50%) Sophos
11 6 (1.28%) F5
11 6 (1.28%) Infoblox
11 6 (1.28%) Mellanox
11 6 (1.28%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.07%) Oracle
12 5 (1.07%) SolarWinds
13 4 (0.86%) Draytek