The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Banbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 12 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 4.76% 5.71% 11.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.64% 18.18% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Average salary £35,000 £51,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.03% +37.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £48,700 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £54,300 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.86% +5.33%
Microsoft Certification
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Banbury region.

Qualifications Category
Banbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
22 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Banbury 34.92% 31.43% 25.49%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 11
Average salary £42,500 £48,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.45% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £42,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,924 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Banbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Banbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Banbury region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Banbury

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Banbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Banbury region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Banbury

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Banbury region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) MCSE
3 12 (85.71%) Windows
4 11 (78.57%) Internet
5 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
5 10 (71.43%) MCP
5 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
5 10 (71.43%) MS Office
5 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
6 8 (57.14%) QA
6 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
7 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (42.86%) Workflow
9 3 (21.43%) MCTS
9 3 (21.43%) VMware
9 3 (21.43%) SQL
10 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
10 2 (14.29%) Citrix
10 2 (14.29%) vSphere
10 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
10 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
10 2 (14.29%) MCITP
10 2 (14.29%) Degree
10 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
10 2 (14.29%) XenApp
10 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
11 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (7.14%) Performance Management

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Banbury region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Office
1 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Support
2 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) IT Support
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (14.29%) Support Technician
5 2 (14.29%) Graduate
5 2 (14.29%) Junior
5 2 (14.29%) Junior IT Support
5 2 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Workflow
2 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) MCSE
2 10 (71.43%) MCP
3 3 (21.43%) MCTS
4 2 (14.29%) MCITP
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
2 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco