The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 51 42 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 30 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.91% 5.23% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.89% 14.93% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 4
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £27,500 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £33,550
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Microsoft Certification
Hampshire

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

Qualifications Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
190 201 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 36.89% 35.02% 32.70%
Number of salaries quoted 150 142 110
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 19 (73.08%) MCSE
2 18 (69.23%) ITIL
2 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 15 (57.69%) Windows
4 14 (53.85%) MCSA
4 14 (53.85%) Data Centre
5 12 (46.15%) Degree
6 11 (42.31%) High Availability
6 11 (42.31%) WAN
7 10 (38.46%) LAN
7 10 (38.46%) Service Management
7 10 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (38.46%) ITSM
7 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
7 10 (38.46%) VMware
7 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (34.62%) MCITP
8 9 (34.62%) SAN
9 8 (30.77%) Linux
9 8 (30.77%) DNS
9 8 (30.77%) Cisco
9 8 (30.77%) SCOM
9 8 (30.77%) Office Communications Server
9 8 (30.77%) Skype for Business
9 8 (30.77%) ITIL V3
10 7 (26.92%) vSphere
10 7 (26.92%) NAS
10 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (26.92%) Requirements Analysis

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 8 (30.77%) Office Communications Server
1 8 (30.77%) Skype for Business
2 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) WAN
2 10 (38.46%) LAN
3 9 (34.62%) SAN
4 8 (30.77%) DNS
5 7 (26.92%) NAS
6 5 (19.23%) DHCP
7 4 (15.38%) Cisco IPT
7 4 (15.38%) Firewall
7 4 (15.38%) MPLS
7 4 (15.38%) PABX
7 4 (15.38%) Unified Communications
7 4 (15.38%) WebEx
8 3 (11.54%) VoIP
8 3 (11.54%) VPN
9 1 (3.85%) HTTP
9 1 (3.85%) IPsec
9 1 (3.85%) RIP
9 1 (3.85%) SSL
9 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.85%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Architect
2 8 (30.77%) Lync Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Data Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Data Centre Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 5 (19.23%) Data Centre Specialist
4 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (15.38%) Avaya Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Communications Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) IP Architect
6 3 (11.54%) IT Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Network Architect
6 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Service Management Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) NetApp Specialist
7 2 (7.69%) Virtualisation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) ITIL
2 11 (42.31%) High Availability
3 10 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (38.46%) ITSM
3 10 (38.46%) Service Management
4 8 (30.77%) ITIL V3
5 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (26.92%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (26.92%) TOGAF
6 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
8 3 (11.54%) Network Design
8 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
9 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (3.85%) Change Management
10 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
10 1 (3.85%) ETL
10 1 (3.85%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) VB
2 4 (15.38%) VBScript
3 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) MCSE
2 14 (53.85%) MCSA
3 12 (46.15%) Degree
4 9 (34.62%) MCITP
5 4 (15.38%) CCNA
5 4 (15.38%) CCNP
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (15.38%) MCTS
5 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
7 2 (7.69%) NCDA
7 2 (7.69%) NCIE
7 2 (7.69%) NCSA
7 2 (7.69%) VCAP
7 2 (7.69%) VCDX
7 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.85%) MCDST
8 1 (3.85%) RHCSA
8 1 (3.85%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (26.92%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) SCOM
2 4 (15.38%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) Cisco
4 7 (26.92%) EMC
4 7 (26.92%) HP
4 7 (26.92%) Oracle
5 4 (15.38%) Avaya
6 3 (11.54%) F5
6 3 (11.54%) Fortinet
7 2 (7.69%) NetApp