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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
South East / Berkshire
Rank 118 101 94
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 67 128 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.94% 2.49% 2.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.69% 7.58% 7.36%
Number of salaries quoted 57 117 126
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £71,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
1001 1688 2092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.01% 32.85% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 726 1307 1445
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +34 23 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Slough +20 12 £32,500 -38.09%
Newbury +8 8 £36,500 -23.95% 1
Maidenhead -16 8 £44,250 -19.54%
Bracknell -5 5 £52,500 +22.09%
Thatcham +2 2 £36,750 +83.75%
Wokingham -5 2 £36,250 -38.03% 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 121 (74.23%) Microsoft
2 118 (72.39%) Windows
3 109 (66.87%) MCSE
4 102 (62.58%) Active Directory
5 72 (44.17%) SQL Server
6 60 (36.81%) VMware
6 60 (36.81%) Windows Server
7 55 (33.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (33.13%) DNS
9 53 (32.52%) Cisco Certification
10 51 (31.29%) Firewall
10 51 (31.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (30.67%) MS Excel
12 48 (29.45%) LAN
13 47 (28.83%) MCSA
14 46 (28.22%) MS Exchange
14 46 (28.22%) CCNA
14 46 (28.22%) Hyper-V
15 43 (26.38%) Office 365
15 43 (26.38%) Windows Server 2012
16 42 (25.77%) WAN
16 42 (25.77%) SQL
17 41 (25.15%) DHCP
18 40 (24.54%) TCP/IP
18 40 (24.54%) Cisco
19 37 (22.70%) Linux
20 33 (20.25%) MCITP
21 32 (19.63%) MCP
21 32 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
22 31 (19.02%) ITIL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (28.22%) MS Exchange
2 22 (13.50%) IIS
2 22 (13.50%) SharePoint
3 18 (11.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (10.43%) Skype for Business
5 14 (8.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (7.36%) Apache
6 12 (7.36%) IBM Notes
6 12 (7.36%) Tomcat
6 12 (7.36%) WebLogic
6 12 (7.36%) WebSphere
7 9 (5.52%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (3.68%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.84%) Documentum
9 3 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 50 (30.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.75%) MS Office
3 6 (3.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 43 (26.38%) Office 365
2 32 (19.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (3.68%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (3.68%) SaaS
5 2 (1.23%) IaaS
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.61%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.61%) G Suite
6 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (33.13%) DNS
2 51 (31.29%) Firewall
3 48 (29.45%) LAN
4 42 (25.77%) WAN
5 41 (25.15%) DHCP
6 40 (24.54%) TCP/IP
7 14 (8.59%) Network Security
8 12 (7.36%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (7.36%) SAN
8 12 (7.36%) VLAN
9 10 (6.13%) SSL
10 9 (5.52%) Skype
10 9 (5.52%) VoIP
11 8 (4.91%) HTTP
11 8 (4.91%) SSH
11 8 (4.91%) VPN
12 7 (4.29%) Intranet
13 6 (3.68%) NAS
13 6 (3.68%) Unified Communications
14 5 (3.07%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (44.17%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (9.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (7.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (7.36%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (6.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (4.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.84%) InfluxDB
9 3 (1.84%) MySQL
9 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (4.91%) JIRA
2 7 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.07%) WinDbg
4 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (9.82%) Finance
2 12 (7.36%) French Language
3 9 (5.52%) German Language
3 9 (5.52%) Portuguese Language
3 9 (5.52%) Spanish Language
4 6 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.07%) Back Office
5 5 (3.07%) Legal
6 4 (2.45%) Advertising
7 3 (1.84%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Automotive
8 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (31.90%) Support Engineer
2 42 (25.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (12.27%) Architect
4 16 (9.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (9.82%) Cloud Architect
5 15 (9.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (9.20%) Consultant
5 15 (9.20%) IT Engineer
5 15 (9.20%) Technical Support
6 14 (8.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 14 (8.59%) Developer
6 14 (8.59%) Technical Engineer
6 14 (8.59%) Virtualisation Architect
7 13 (7.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (7.98%) Analyst
7 13 (7.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (7.98%) Technical Support Engineer
8 12 (7.36%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (6.75%) Infrastructure Architect
9 11 (6.75%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.20%) .NET
1 15 (9.20%) CSS
1 15 (9.20%) HTML
2 14 (8.59%) HTML5
2 14 (8.59%) jQuery
3 13 (7.98%) ASP.NET
3 13 (7.98%) Web Services
4 12 (7.36%) AngularJS
4 12 (7.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 12 (7.36%) CSS3
5 10 (6.13%) Regular Expression
6 6 (3.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (3.68%) Handlebars
6 6 (3.68%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (3.68%) React
6 6 (3.68%) XML
7 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.61%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.61%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (0.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.20%) Data Centre
3 13 (7.98%) Clustering
3 13 (7.98%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.68%) N-Tier
4 6 (3.68%) PKI
5 5 (3.07%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.84%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.84%) User Experience
7 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 118 (72.39%) Windows
2 60 (36.81%) Windows Server
3 55 (33.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (26.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (22.70%) Linux
6 28 (17.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (12.88%) Windows 7
8 14 (8.59%) Unix
9 12 (7.36%) Mac OS
9 12 (7.36%) Windows NT
10 9 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (5.52%) Windows 10
10 9 (5.52%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.84%) CentOS
11 3 (1.84%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.23%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.23%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.02%) ITIL
2 15 (9.20%) Presales
3 14 (8.59%) Migration
4 13 (7.98%) MVC
4 13 (7.98%) SDLC
5 12 (7.36%) Mentoring
5 12 (7.36%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (6.13%) High Availability
6 10 (6.13%) OWASP
7 9 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.52%) Customer Requirements
7 9 (5.52%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (5.52%) Load Balancing
7 9 (5.52%) Project Management
7 9 (5.52%) Project Planning
7 9 (5.52%) Validation
8 8 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (4.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 7 (4.29%) Web Development
10 6 (3.68%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (25.77%) SQL
2 22 (13.50%) PowerShell
3 15 (9.20%) C#
4 14 (8.59%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.75%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.91%) Bash Shell
6 8 (4.91%) Python
7 6 (3.68%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.68%) VBScript
8 2 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 109 (66.87%) MCSE
2 53 (32.52%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (28.83%) MCSA
4 46 (28.22%) CCNA
5 33 (20.25%) MCITP
6 32 (19.63%) MCP
7 24 (14.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (9.82%) CISSP
9 15 (9.20%) MCTS
10 12 (7.36%) CCNP
10 12 (7.36%) CEH
11 10 (6.13%) MCSD
12 9 (5.52%) Security Cleared
12 9 (5.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (4.91%) CompTIA Security+
13 8 (4.91%) Security+ Certification
14 7 (4.29%) Degree
15 6 (3.68%) SC Cleared
16 5 (3.07%) CCVP
17 4 (2.45%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.13%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.45%) SLA
System Software
1 102 (62.58%) Active Directory
2 51 (31.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (28.22%) Hyper-V
4 14 (8.59%) vSphere
5 10 (6.13%) Samba
6 9 (5.52%) Terminal Services
6 9 (5.52%) vCloud
6 9 (5.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (3.07%) ISA Server
8 4 (2.45%) Firmware
9 3 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.84%) XenApp
10 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (13.50%) SCCM
2 9 (5.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 5 (3.07%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.07%) WSUS
4 4 (2.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.45%) Nessus
4 4 (2.45%) Nmap
4 4 (2.45%) SCOM
5 3 (1.84%) Grafana
5 3 (1.84%) Graphite
5 3 (1.84%) Kibana
5 3 (1.84%) Nagios
6 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.23%) vMotion
7 1 (0.61%) Ansible
7 1 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 121 (74.23%) Microsoft
2 60 (36.81%) VMware
3 40 (24.54%) Cisco
4 25 (15.34%) HP
5 19 (11.66%) Citrix
6 14 (8.59%) Oracle
7 13 (7.98%) Dell
8 12 (7.36%) Lotus
8 12 (7.36%) Novell
9 11 (6.75%) Red Hat
10 10 (6.13%) Avaya
11 9 (5.52%) Veritas
12 8 (4.91%) Dell KACE
12 8 (4.91%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (4.91%) Splunk
13 6 (3.68%) Veeam
14 4 (2.45%) NetApp
14 4 (2.45%) Snow
15 3 (1.84%) Apple
15 3 (1.84%) Symantec
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