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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 88 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 149 277 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.56% 4.68% 5.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.79% 13.08% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119 244 251
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £27,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
2193 2118 1956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.67% 35.81% 35.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1304 1454 1585
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014. 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 -23 73 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Newbury +8 22 £32,500 -21.21% 3
Maidenhead -3 17 £45,000 -7.69% 1
Slough -30 8 £30,500 -32.22% 5
Windsor -19 2 £41,250 -13.15%
Wokingham -8 1 £23,500 -32.85% 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

1 227 (78.82%) Microsoft
2 186 (64.58%) Windows
2 186 (64.58%) MCSE
3 125 (43.40%) Active Directory
4 115 (39.93%) VMware
5 97 (33.68%) VMware Infrastructure
6 91 (31.60%) SQL Server
6 91 (31.60%) MS Excel
7 89 (30.90%) MCITP
8 87 (30.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 83 (28.82%) SQL
10 80 (27.78%) MS Exchange
11 76 (26.39%) Cisco
12 73 (25.35%) ITIL
13 71 (24.65%) Citrix
14 66 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
15 57 (19.79%) MCSA
16 55 (19.10%) MCTS
17 50 (17.36%) MCP
17 50 (17.36%) SCCM
17 50 (17.36%) Exchange Server 2010
18 49 (17.01%) Cisco Certification
19 48 (16.67%) Hyper-V
20 47 (16.32%) MS Office
20 47 (16.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 47 (16.32%) Windows 7
21 44 (15.28%) TCP/IP
22 43 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
23 42 (14.58%) DNS
23 42 (14.58%) CCNA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 80 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 50 (17.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (13.89%) SharePoint
4 37 (12.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 34 (11.81%) IIS
6 31 (10.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (7.29%) Lync
8 13 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (2.78%) Documentum
10 5 (1.74%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.69%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.69%) Apache
12 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.35%) GroupWise
Applications
1 91 (31.60%) MS Excel
2 47 (16.32%) MS Office
3 9 (3.13%) MS Project
4 4 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.69%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.35%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.25%) Office 365
2 15 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.08%) IaaS
4 3 (1.04%) SaaS
5 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 44 (15.28%) TCP/IP
2 42 (14.58%) DNS
3 25 (8.68%) SAN
4 24 (8.33%) Firewall
5 17 (5.90%) VPN
6 16 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (4.86%) WAN
8 13 (4.51%) LAN
8 13 (4.51%) PBX
8 13 (4.51%) VoIP
8 13 (4.51%) Unified Communications
9 12 (4.17%) NAS
9 12 (4.17%) WAAS
10 10 (3.47%) NetScaler
10 10 (3.47%) Internet
10 10 (3.47%) SMTP
10 10 (3.47%) DHCP
11 9 (3.13%) Ethernet
11 9 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (1.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (31.60%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.08%) Big Data
7 6 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.39%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.69%) QlikView
9 2 (0.69%) Text Mining
9 2 (0.69%) MS Access
9 2 (0.69%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.35%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (3.82%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.69%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.69%) JIRA
3 2 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 24 (8.33%) Finance
2 12 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.74%) French Language
4 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.69%) German Language
5 2 (0.69%) Banking
5 2 (0.69%) Advertising
5 2 (0.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.35%) Games
6 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (21.18%) Support Engineer
2 47 (16.32%) Consultant
3 43 (14.93%) Analyst
4 33 (11.46%) Support Analyst
5 30 (10.42%) Architect
6 26 (9.03%) IT Support
6 26 (9.03%) 2nd Line Support
7 21 (7.29%) Developer
8 20 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
9 18 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
10 16 (5.56%) Virtualisation Architect
11 15 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 14 (4.86%) Windows Engineer
12 14 (4.86%) Senior Support Engineer
13 13 (4.51%) Project Manager
13 13 (4.51%) Desktop Support
13 13 (4.51%) Senior Consultant
13 13 (4.51%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (4.17%) Storage Solutions Architect
14 12 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.07%) .NET
2 18 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 14 (4.86%) jQuery
4 10 (3.47%) XML
4 10 (3.47%) HTML
5 9 (3.13%) Regular Expression
6 8 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (2.78%) CSS
7 6 (2.08%) HTML5
7 6 (2.08%) CSS3
7 6 (2.08%) WCF
7 6 (2.08%) Web Services
8 5 (1.74%) ADO.NET
8 5 (1.74%) Software Packaging
8 5 (1.74%) Application Packaging
9 4 (1.39%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.39%) JSON
9 4 (1.39%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.04%) SOAP
10 3 (1.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.94%) Computer Science
2 19 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 16 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 12 (4.17%) Celerra
4 12 (4.17%) CLARiiON
5 11 (3.82%) Clustering
6 9 (3.13%) PMI
7 8 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.43%) Blackberry
9 6 (2.08%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.39%) Open Source
11 4 (1.39%) PKI
11 4 (1.39%) FlexPod
12 3 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.04%) Kindle
12 3 (1.04%) EqualLogic
13 2 (0.69%) iPhone
13 2 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 186 (64.58%) Windows
2 87 (30.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (16.32%) Windows 7
5 43 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (8.33%) Linux
7 19 (6.60%) Windows XP
8 18 (6.25%) Windows 8
9 12 (4.17%) UNIX
10 10 (3.47%) Windows 2000
11 7 (2.43%) SUSE
11 7 (2.43%) Android
12 3 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.69%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.69%) Solaris
13 2 (0.69%) AIX
13 2 (0.69%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (25.35%) ITIL
2 34 (11.81%) Migration
3 25 (8.68%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (7.29%) Project Management
5 17 (5.90%) Configuration Management
5 17 (5.90%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (4.17%) MVC
7 11 (3.82%) SIEM
8 10 (3.47%) Mobile Device Management
8 10 (3.47%) Time Management
8 10 (3.47%) Problem Management
8 10 (3.47%) Server Monitoring
9 9 (3.13%) PRINCE2
9 9 (3.13%) CRM
9 9 (3.13%) ITSM
9 9 (3.13%) Incident Management
10 8 (2.78%) Network Management
10 8 (2.78%) Waterfall
10 8 (2.78%) PRINCE
11 7 (2.43%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 83 (28.82%) SQL
2 23 (7.99%) C#
3 14 (4.86%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.43%) Java
5 6 (2.08%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.08%) C
6 4 (1.39%) C++
7 3 (1.04%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (0.69%) PHP
8 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.69%) VBScript
9 1 (0.35%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 186 (64.58%) MCSE
2 89 (30.90%) MCITP
3 57 (19.79%) MCSA
4 55 (19.10%) MCTS
5 50 (17.36%) MCP
6 49 (17.01%) Cisco Certification
7 47 (16.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 42 (14.58%) CCNA
9 29 (10.07%) Citrix Certification
10 28 (9.72%) Security Cleared
11 24 (8.33%) CCA
12 23 (7.99%) DV Cleared
13 21 (7.29%) VTSP
13 21 (7.29%) SC Cleared
14 20 (6.94%) VCAP
15 19 (6.60%) CCNP
16 18 (6.25%) Degree
17 16 (5.56%) CCEE
18 15 (5.21%) NCDA
18 15 (5.21%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.99%) SLA
2 18 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.39%) QA
3 4 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.04%) GPG13
4 3 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 125 (43.40%) Active Directory
2 97 (33.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 32 (11.11%) vSphere
5 25 (8.68%) XenDesktop
6 19 (6.60%) XenApp
7 18 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (5.90%) vCloud
9 10 (3.47%) ISA Server
10 6 (2.08%) IAG
10 6 (2.08%) UAG
11 5 (1.74%) VMware ESX
12 3 (1.04%) Firmware
12 3 (1.04%) XenServer
13 2 (0.69%) Nmap
13 2 (0.69%) Samba
14 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
14 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 50 (17.36%) SCCM
2 20 (6.94%) NetBackup
3 18 (6.25%) SCOM
4 10 (3.47%) XenMobile
5 9 (3.13%) SCOrch
5 9 (3.13%) Backup Exec
6 8 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (2.08%) SCVMM
8 5 (1.74%) SCSM
9 4 (1.39%) Windows Intune
9 4 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (1.04%) Nagios
10 3 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.69%) Nessus
11 2 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.69%) AppManager
11 2 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.35%) WSUS
12 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 227 (78.82%) Microsoft
2 115 (39.93%) VMware
3 76 (26.39%) Cisco
4 71 (24.65%) Citrix
5 37 (12.85%) HP
6 34 (11.81%) EMC
7 29 (10.07%) NetApp
8 17 (5.90%) Avaya
9 16 (5.56%) Symantec
10 14 (4.86%) 3PAR
10 14 (4.86%) Dell
11 13 (4.51%) Oracle
12 11 (3.82%) AppSense
13 10 (3.47%) Veeam
13 10 (3.47%) CheckPoint
13 10 (3.47%) IBM
14 8 (2.78%) McAfee
15 7 (2.43%) Red Hat
16 6 (2.08%) Brocade
16 6 (2.08%) SAP
Bracknell
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 27k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + inc pack
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 70,000 + on-call allowance + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Eden Lea
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Eden Lea
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidenhead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + 20% Pension / Training / 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago