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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 89 71 38
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -33
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 142 171 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.81% 3.12% 5.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.02% 8.44% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 105 143 293
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £25,150 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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
1770 2025 1925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 34.97% 36.94% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1188 1306 1472
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,650 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -27 49 £31,750 -22.08% 8
Bracknell +13 15 £55,000 +51.72% 1
Maidenhead +5 13 £47,500 -12.84%
Slough -14 11 £25,000 -31.50% 1
Newbury +4 10 £40,000 +29.03%
Wokingham -6 8 £27,500 -42.10% 1
Windsor -1 7 £33,000 -22.80% 1
Thatcham 0 2 £18,500 -26.00%
Ascot - 1 £23,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 233 (69.76%) Windows
2 226 (67.66%) Microsoft
3 217 (64.97%) MCSE
4 165 (49.40%) Active Directory
5 113 (33.83%) ITIL
6 105 (31.44%) VMware
7 98 (29.34%) Cisco
8 93 (27.84%) MS Excel
9 83 (24.85%) MCP
9 83 (24.85%) MCITP
10 82 (24.55%) SQL Server
11 79 (23.65%) Cisco Certification
12 77 (23.05%) CCNA
12 77 (23.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 75 (22.46%) Windows 7
14 72 (21.56%) SQL
15 68 (20.36%) MS Exchange
16 64 (19.16%) VMware Infrastructure
17 63 (18.86%) Hyper-V
17 63 (18.86%) MCSA
18 62 (18.56%) HP
19 60 (17.96%) TCP/IP
20 56 (16.77%) Lync
21 53 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2010
22 52 (15.57%) Linux
23 48 (14.37%) Windows Server 2003
24 46 (13.77%) DNS
24 46 (13.77%) Firewall
25 45 (13.47%) Windows Server 2012
25 45 (13.47%) Security Cleared

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 68 (20.36%) MS Exchange
2 56 (16.77%) Lync
3 53 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 38 (11.38%) SharePoint
5 28 (8.38%) IIS
6 22 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.10%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.90%) Site Server
9 3 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.30%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 93 (27.84%) MS Excel
2 35 (10.48%) MS Office
3 26 (7.78%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.60%) 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%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.49%) Office 365
2 16 (4.79%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.30%) IaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Nimbula
4 1 (0.30%) Yammer
4 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 60 (17.96%) TCP/IP
2 46 (13.77%) DNS
2 46 (13.77%) Firewall
3 43 (12.87%) VoIP
4 40 (11.98%) SAN
5 37 (11.08%) DHCP
6 34 (10.18%) LAN
7 31 (9.28%) WAN
8 26 (7.78%) VPN
9 20 (5.99%) Internet
9 20 (5.99%) NAS
10 14 (4.19%) Unified Communications
11 12 (3.59%) iSCSI
12 8 (2.40%) NetScaler
12 8 (2.40%) MPLS
13 7 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (1.80%) H.323
14 6 (1.80%) Network Security
15 5 (1.50%) PuTTY
15 5 (1.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (24.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (4.19%) Oracle Database
4 13 (3.89%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.99%) Big Data
5 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
6 9 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.40%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.80%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.80%) MySQL
10 5 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.50%) MS Access
11 2 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.30%) QlikView
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (5.69%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (7.78%) Finance
2 22 (6.59%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.09%) Automotive
4 16 (4.79%) Retail
5 13 (3.89%) Legal
6 10 (2.99%) Billing
7 6 (1.80%) 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%) Marketing
9 2 (0.60%) Electronics
9 2 (0.60%) Games
9 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (19.76%) Support Engineer
2 53 (15.87%) Architect
3 33 (9.88%) Consultant
4 32 (9.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 27 (8.08%) Analyst
6 22 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support
7 20 (5.99%) Developer
7 20 (5.99%) Technical Support
8 18 (5.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 17 (5.09%) Storage Architect
9 17 (5.09%) Technical Engineer
9 17 (5.09%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (4.49%) Support Analyst
10 15 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
11 14 (4.19%) C# Developer
11 14 (4.19%) Desktop Support
12 13 (3.89%) Technical Support Engineer
13 12 (3.59%) Administrator
13 12 (3.59%) Junior
14 11 (3.29%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.88%) .NET
2 31 (9.28%) CSS
3 30 (8.98%) ASP.NET
3 30 (8.98%) HTML
4 29 (8.68%) jQuery
5 22 (6.59%) HTML5
6 21 (6.29%) AngularJS
7 19 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (4.49%) CSS3
9 13 (3.89%) .NET Framework
10 12 (3.59%) Regular Expression
11 11 (3.29%) Entity Framework
11 11 (3.29%) ODBC
12 10 (2.99%) Software Packaging
13 9 (2.69%) JSON
14 8 (2.40%) XML
14 8 (2.40%) Ajax
15 7 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 7 (2.10%) WCF
16 6 (1.80%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.78%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.69%) Management Information System
2 19 (5.69%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.79%) Clustering
4 12 (3.59%) Blackberry
4 12 (3.59%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (3.29%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.10%) iPhone
6 7 (2.10%) EqualLogic
6 7 (2.10%) iPad
7 6 (1.80%) Statistics
7 6 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.50%) Replication
9 3 (0.90%) HP Storage
9 3 (0.90%) FMCG
10 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.60%) PKI
10 2 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.60%) Xbox
11 1 (0.30%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 233 (69.76%) Windows
2 77 (23.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (22.46%) Windows 7
4 52 (15.57%) Linux
5 48 (14.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (13.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (7.49%) Windows 8
8 17 (5.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (4.49%) UNIX
10 13 (3.89%) Windows XP
11 7 (2.10%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.10%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.80%) Windows 2000
12 6 (1.80%) Solaris
13 4 (1.20%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.60%) Android
14 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.60%) CentOS
15 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (33.83%) ITIL
2 37 (11.08%) Capacity Planning
3 34 (10.18%) Problem Management
4 29 (8.68%) Migration
5 22 (6.59%) Configuration Management
5 22 (6.59%) MVC
6 18 (5.39%) Project Management
6 18 (5.39%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (5.09%) TOGAF
7 17 (5.09%) PRINCE2
7 17 (5.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (4.19%) Software Engineering
8 14 (4.19%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (3.89%) Time Management
10 12 (3.59%) Logistics
11 11 (3.29%) SOA
11 11 (3.29%) Load Balancing
11 11 (3.29%) Incident Management
11 11 (3.29%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (2.99%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 72 (21.56%) SQL
2 31 (9.28%) C
3 30 (8.98%) C#
3 30 (8.98%) JavaScript
4 27 (8.08%) PowerShell
5 11 (3.29%) T-SQL
6 9 (2.69%) Java
7 6 (1.80%) JAQL
8 3 (0.90%) Python
9 2 (0.60%) F#
9 2 (0.60%) VBScript
9 2 (0.60%) Perl
10 1 (0.30%) C++
10 1 (0.30%) VB
10 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 217 (64.97%) MCSE
2 83 (24.85%) MCP
2 83 (24.85%) MCITP
3 79 (23.65%) Cisco Certification
4 77 (23.05%) CCNA
5 63 (18.86%) MCSA
6 45 (13.47%) Security Cleared
7 41 (12.28%) SC Cleared
8 38 (11.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 36 (10.78%) MCTS
10 33 (9.88%) Degree
11 31 (9.28%) DV Cleared
12 21 (6.29%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (4.19%) CCNP
14 13 (3.89%) CISSP
15 10 (2.99%) CISA
15 10 (2.99%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
16 9 (2.69%) CCA
16 9 (2.69%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.58%) SLA
2 30 (8.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.99%) COBIT
5 9 (2.69%) PCI DSS
6 8 (2.40%) GPG13
7 5 (1.50%) QA
8 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 165 (49.40%) Active Directory
2 64 (19.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (18.86%) Hyper-V
4 23 (6.89%) vSphere
5 15 (4.49%) VMware ESX
6 14 (4.19%) Terminal Services
7 12 (3.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (3.29%) vCloud
9 10 (2.99%) XenDesktop
9 10 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 10 (2.99%) XenApp
10 4 (1.20%) XenServer
11 3 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.90%) Samba
12 2 (0.60%) UAG
13 1 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.30%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 29 (8.68%) Legato
2 27 (8.08%) SCCM
3 10 (2.99%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (2.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (1.80%) DameWare
6 5 (1.50%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.20%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.90%) Nagios
8 3 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.60%) SCOM
9 2 (0.60%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.60%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.30%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.30%) WSUS
10 1 (0.30%) SCSM
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 226 (67.66%) Microsoft
2 105 (31.44%) VMware
3 98 (29.34%) Cisco
4 62 (18.56%) HP
5 38 (11.38%) Citrix
6 34 (10.18%) EMC
6 34 (10.18%) NetApp
7 30 (8.98%) Juniper
8 29 (8.68%) CommVault
9 25 (7.49%) Oracle
10 24 (7.19%) Symantec
11 20 (5.99%) Dell
12 18 (5.39%) Apple
13 16 (4.79%) CheckPoint
14 13 (3.89%) Red Hat
15 10 (2.99%) Veritas
16 9 (2.69%) McAfee
16 9 (2.69%) LANDesk
17 8 (2.40%) 3PAR
18 7 (2.10%) Sophos
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Berkshire
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Salary: £25000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
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