The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 79 60 41
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 164 194 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.29% 3.53% 5.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.31% 10.08% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 124 164 254
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £25,000 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
Microsoft Certification
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1761 1925 1843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.38% 35.03% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1171 1265 1400
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Berkshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -22 63 £35,000 -17.64% 12
Maidenhead +11 22 £55,000 +66.66% 1
Bracknell +14 18 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Slough -4 11 £25,000 -31.50% 1
Wokingham +1 5 £32,500 -31.57%
Windsor -11 5 £33,000 -9.58%
Newbury -11 5 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Thatcham +1 3 £18,500 -26.00%
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 241 (72.16%) Windows
2 225 (67.37%) Microsoft
3 221 (66.17%) MCSE
4 157 (47.01%) Active Directory
5 111 (33.23%) ITIL
6 102 (30.54%) VMware
7 100 (29.94%) Cisco
8 91 (27.25%) SQL Server
9 89 (26.65%) MS Excel
10 84 (25.15%) MCP
11 80 (23.95%) MCITP
12 78 (23.35%) Windows Server 2008
13 73 (21.86%) VMware Infrastructure
13 73 (21.86%) Windows 7
14 72 (21.56%) Cisco Certification
15 70 (20.96%) MS Exchange
16 69 (20.66%) CCNA
16 69 (20.66%) Hyper-V
17 66 (19.76%) SQL
18 64 (19.16%) HP
19 62 (18.56%) MCSA
20 57 (17.07%) Lync
21 56 (16.77%) Windows Server 2003
22 54 (16.17%) TCP/IP
22 54 (16.17%) Linux
23 49 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2010
24 46 (13.77%) Security Cleared
25 45 (13.47%) SharePoint
25 45 (13.47%) DNS
26 42 (12.57%) Firewall

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 70 (20.96%) MS Exchange
2 57 (17.07%) Lync
3 49 (14.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 45 (13.47%) SharePoint
5 25 (7.49%) IIS
6 19 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.80%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.90%) Site Server
10 3 (0.90%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.30%) Eucalyptus
12 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 89 (26.65%) MS Excel
2 36 (10.78%) MS Office
3 26 (7.78%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.20%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.30%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.19%) Office 365
2 17 (5.09%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.30%) IaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Yammer
4 1 (0.30%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 54 (16.17%) TCP/IP
2 45 (13.47%) DNS
3 42 (12.57%) Firewall
4 41 (12.28%) SAN
4 41 (12.28%) VoIP
5 31 (9.28%) WAN
5 31 (9.28%) DHCP
5 31 (9.28%) LAN
6 25 (7.49%) VPN
7 20 (5.99%) NAS
8 18 (5.39%) Internet
9 17 (5.09%) Unified Communications
10 11 (3.29%) iSCSI
11 8 (2.40%) NetScaler
12 7 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (2.10%) MPLS
13 6 (1.80%) SMTP
13 6 (1.80%) Ethernet
13 6 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (1.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (27.25%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (4.19%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
4 10 (2.99%) Big Data
4 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.40%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.80%) MySQL
7 6 (1.80%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.50%) MS Access
9 4 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.30%) QlikView
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (6.59%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (7.78%) Finance
2 24 (7.19%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.09%) Automotive
4 15 (4.49%) Retail
5 13 (3.89%) Legal
6 10 (2.99%) Billing
7 5 (1.50%) Back Office
8 4 (1.20%) French Language
8 4 (1.20%) German Language
8 4 (1.20%) Italian Language
8 4 (1.20%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.60%) Games
9 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.60%) Advertising
9 2 (0.60%) Marketing
10 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 58 (17.37%) Support Engineer
2 55 (16.47%) Architect
3 36 (10.78%) Consultant
4 32 (9.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 27 (8.08%) Analyst
6 24 (7.19%) 2nd Line Support
7 23 (6.89%) Developer
8 19 (5.69%) Technical Support
9 18 (5.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 17 (5.09%) Storage Architect
10 17 (5.09%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (4.79%) Support Analyst
12 15 (4.49%) Desktop Support
13 14 (4.19%) 3rd Line Support
14 13 (3.89%) C# Developer
15 12 (3.59%) Administrator
15 12 (3.59%) Junior
15 12 (3.59%) IT Support
16 11 (3.29%) Technical Architect
16 11 (3.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (11.38%) .NET
2 33 (9.88%) CSS
3 32 (9.58%) ASP.NET
3 32 (9.58%) HTML
4 31 (9.28%) jQuery
5 23 (6.89%) HTML5
6 22 (6.59%) AngularJS
7 21 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (5.09%) CSS3
9 14 (4.19%) .NET Framework
10 13 (3.89%) Regular Expression
11 11 (3.29%) Entity Framework
11 11 (3.29%) ODBC
12 10 (2.99%) JSON
12 10 (2.99%) Software Packaging
13 9 (2.69%) Ajax
13 9 (2.69%) XML
14 8 (2.40%) WCF
15 7 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 6 (1.80%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.28%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.59%) Management Information System
2 22 (6.59%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.79%) Clustering
4 12 (3.59%) Blackberry
5 11 (3.29%) N-Tier
6 10 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (2.10%) iPhone
7 7 (2.10%) EqualLogic
7 7 (2.10%) iPad
8 5 (1.50%) Statistics
8 5 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.50%) Replication
9 4 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.20%) Kindle
10 3 (0.90%) FMCG
11 2 (0.60%) Xbox
11 2 (0.60%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.60%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 241 (72.16%) Windows
2 78 (23.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (21.86%) Windows 7
4 56 (16.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 54 (16.17%) Linux
6 40 (11.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (6.89%) Windows 8
8 16 (4.79%) UNIX
9 15 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (3.29%) Windows XP
11 7 (2.10%) Apple iOS
11 7 (2.10%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.10%) Solaris
12 6 (1.80%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (1.20%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.90%) AIX
16 2 (0.60%) CentOS
16 2 (0.60%) Android
17 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (33.23%) ITIL
2 37 (11.08%) Capacity Planning
3 35 (10.48%) Problem Management
4 29 (8.68%) Migration
5 25 (7.49%) MVC
6 22 (6.59%) Configuration Management
7 21 (6.29%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (5.39%) Project Management
8 18 (5.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (5.09%) TOGAF
9 17 (5.09%) PRINCE2
10 15 (4.49%) Software Engineering
11 12 (3.59%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (3.59%) Incident Management
11 12 (3.59%) Time Management
11 12 (3.59%) Load Balancing
11 12 (3.59%) Logistics
12 11 (3.29%) SOA
13 10 (2.99%) Validation
13 10 (2.99%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 66 (19.76%) SQL
2 35 (10.48%) C#
3 32 (9.58%) JavaScript
4 31 (9.28%) C
5 28 (8.38%) PowerShell
6 12 (3.59%) Java
7 9 (2.69%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.80%) JAQL
9 4 (1.20%) Python
9 4 (1.20%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.90%) VBScript
10 3 (0.90%) C++
11 2 (0.60%) Perl
11 2 (0.60%) F#
Qualifications
1 221 (66.17%) MCSE
2 84 (25.15%) MCP
3 80 (23.95%) MCITP
4 72 (21.56%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (20.66%) CCNA
6 62 (18.56%) MCSA
7 46 (13.77%) Security Cleared
8 41 (12.28%) SC Cleared
8 41 (12.28%) Degree
9 38 (11.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 35 (10.48%) MCTS
11 30 (8.98%) DV Cleared
12 18 (5.39%) CCNP
13 16 (4.79%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (4.19%) CISSP
15 11 (3.29%) CISA
16 10 (2.99%) CCA
16 10 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (2.99%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.88%) SLA
2 29 (8.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 16 (4.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.99%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.99%) COBIT
5 8 (2.40%) GPG13
6 5 (1.50%) QA
7 4 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 157 (47.01%) Active Directory
2 73 (21.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (20.66%) Hyper-V
4 23 (6.89%) vSphere
5 12 (3.59%) VMware ESX
5 12 (3.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (3.29%) vCloud
6 11 (3.29%) Terminal Services
7 10 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (2.40%) XenApp
9 7 (2.10%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.20%) XenServer
11 3 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.90%) Samba
12 2 (0.60%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.60%) UAG
13 1 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (9.28%) SCCM
2 29 (8.68%) Legato
3 10 (2.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 7 (2.10%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (1.80%) DameWare
5 6 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (1.50%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.20%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.90%) SCOM
8 3 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.90%) Nagios
8 3 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.60%) vMotion
9 2 (0.60%) AppManager
9 2 (0.60%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 225 (67.37%) Microsoft
2 102 (30.54%) VMware
3 100 (29.94%) Cisco
4 64 (19.16%) HP
5 38 (11.38%) EMC
6 37 (11.08%) NetApp
7 34 (10.18%) Citrix
8 32 (9.58%) Juniper
8 32 (9.58%) Symantec
9 29 (8.68%) CommVault
10 26 (7.78%) Oracle
11 19 (5.69%) Apple
12 18 (5.39%) CheckPoint
12 18 (5.39%) Dell
13 12 (3.59%) 3PAR
14 11 (3.29%) Brocade
14 11 (3.29%) Red Hat
15 10 (2.99%) Veritas
16 8 (2.40%) Sophos
16 8 (2.40%) McAfee
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