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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 111 87 71
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 107 149 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.39% 2.94% 3.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.39% 8.32% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 96 112 159
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £23,579 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
1448 1790 2061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.28% 35.31% 36.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1109 1200 1343
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bracknell +14 36 £52,500 -4.54% 2
Reading -20 26 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Maidenhead -2 14 £41,250 -19.51%
Wokingham -16 8 £27,500 -
Slough -1 6 £45,000 +80.00% 2
Thatcham -8 3 - -
Newbury +3 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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.

1 205 (86.50%) Microsoft
2 124 (52.32%) MCSE
3 122 (51.48%) Windows
4 116 (48.95%) VMware
5 107 (45.15%) Active Directory
6 90 (37.97%) MS Excel
7 88 (37.13%) Cisco
8 79 (33.33%) SQL
9 77 (32.49%) Cisco Certification
9 77 (32.49%) Windows Server
10 74 (31.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 73 (30.80%) LAN
12 71 (29.96%) WAN
13 68 (28.69%) SQL Server
14 65 (27.43%) MCITP
15 63 (26.58%) Firewall
16 61 (25.74%) MS Exchange
16 61 (25.74%) CCNA
17 58 (24.47%) ITIL
18 55 (23.21%) Linux
19 51 (21.52%) MCSA
19 51 (21.52%) Office 365
20 49 (20.68%) Windows Server 2012
20 49 (20.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 48 (20.25%) DNS
22 45 (18.99%) Finance
23 43 (18.14%) vSphere
24 40 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
25 38 (16.03%) MCP
26 35 (14.77%) SAN

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 61 (25.74%) MS Exchange
2 32 (13.50%) Skype for Business
3 30 (12.66%) IIS
4 20 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (8.44%) SharePoint
5 19 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (2.95%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (2.11%) Apache
10 5 (2.11%) IBM Notes
10 5 (2.11%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.11%) WebLogic
10 5 (2.11%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.84%) Confluence
12 2 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 90 (37.97%) MS Excel
2 26 (10.97%) MS Office
3 4 (1.69%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.42%) Infor CRM
1 1 (0.42%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (21.52%) Office 365
2 35 (14.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.38%) Google Apps
5 5 (2.11%) IaaS
5 5 (2.11%) PaaS
6 2 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (30.80%) LAN
2 71 (29.96%) WAN
3 63 (26.58%) Firewall
4 48 (20.25%) DNS
5 35 (14.77%) SAN
6 33 (13.92%) Internet
7 28 (11.81%) DHCP
8 23 (9.70%) TCP/IP
9 19 (8.02%) Wireless
10 18 (7.59%) NAS
10 18 (7.59%) Unified Communications
10 18 (7.59%) VPN
11 13 (5.49%) Skype
12 11 (4.64%) VoIP
13 10 (4.22%) VLAN
14 9 (3.80%) iSCSI
15 8 (3.38%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (3.38%) Intranet
16 7 (2.95%) Intrusion Detection
17 6 (2.53%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (28.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (4.22%) Big Data
3 10 (4.22%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.38%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.11%) DataStage
6 5 (2.11%) IBM InfoSphere
6 5 (2.11%) SAP BW
7 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (1.27%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (3.38%) Subversion
2 6 (2.53%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.53%) JIRA
3 4 (1.69%) ClearCase
3 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.69%) TeamCity
3 4 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (18.99%) Finance
2 20 (8.44%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.95%) Publishing
4 6 (2.53%) Retail
5 5 (2.11%) Billing
5 5 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.69%) Advertising
6 4 (1.69%) Banking
7 3 (1.27%) Marketing
8 2 (0.84%) German Language
8 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Games
9 1 (0.42%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.42%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (19.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 44 (18.57%) Support Engineer
3 23 (9.70%) Consultant
4 22 (9.28%) Analyst
4 22 (9.28%) Developer
4 22 (9.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (8.86%) Administrator
5 21 (8.86%) Architect
5 21 (8.86%) VMware Engineer
6 20 (8.44%) Support Analyst
7 17 (7.17%) Technical Engineer
8 16 (6.75%) C# Developer
8 16 (6.75%) Technical Support
8 16 (6.75%) Technical Support Engineer
9 14 (5.91%) Senior VMware Engineer
10 13 (5.49%) IT Support
10 13 (5.49%) Microsoft Consultant
10 13 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (5.06%) .NET Developer
11 12 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.97%) .NET
2 24 (10.13%) HTML
3 19 (8.02%) CSS
4 17 (7.17%) jQuery
4 17 (7.17%) Web Services
5 15 (6.33%) ASP.NET
6 14 (5.91%) Middleware
7 10 (4.22%) Regular Expression
8 9 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 8 (3.38%) HTML5
9 8 (3.38%) WCF
10 7 (2.95%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.53%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (2.53%) XML
12 5 (2.11%) ZeroMQ
13 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (1.69%) CSS3
13 4 (1.69%) Entity Framework
13 4 (1.69%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.35%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.44%) Management Information System
3 18 (7.59%) Smartphone
4 12 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.06%) Statistics
5 10 (4.22%) Data Centre
5 10 (4.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (4.22%) PKI
6 9 (3.80%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (3.38%) Cryptography
7 8 (3.38%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.95%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.53%) Replication
10 5 (2.11%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.11%) Smart Meter
11 4 (1.69%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.69%) EqualLogic
11 4 (1.69%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 122 (51.48%) Windows
2 77 (32.49%) Windows Server
3 55 (23.21%) Linux
4 49 (20.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (10.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (6.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (4.22%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.38%) Unix
9 8 (3.38%) Windows 10
10 7 (2.95%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.53%) Mac OS
11 6 (2.53%) Windows 7
12 5 (2.11%) Windows NT
12 5 (2.11%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.69%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.27%) Android
14 3 (1.27%) Debian
14 3 (1.27%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (24.47%) ITIL
2 20 (8.44%) Migration
2 20 (8.44%) MVC
3 17 (7.17%) Analytics
3 17 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (7.17%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (6.75%) Presales
5 15 (6.33%) Change Control
6 14 (5.91%) Project Management
7 13 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (5.06%) Service Delivery
9 11 (4.64%) Data Protection
9 11 (4.64%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (4.64%) Information Security
10 10 (4.22%) Data Analytics
10 10 (4.22%) Data Management
10 10 (4.22%) ITIL V3
10 10 (4.22%) Mentoring
10 10 (4.22%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 79 (33.33%) SQL
2 26 (10.97%) PowerShell
3 22 (9.28%) C#
4 16 (6.75%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.53%) C
5 6 (2.53%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.53%) VB
5 6 (2.53%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.11%) Ruby
6 5 (2.11%) VBScript
7 2 (0.84%) C++
7 2 (0.84%) Perl
7 2 (0.84%) Python
8 1 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.42%) Java
8 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 124 (52.32%) MCSE
2 77 (32.49%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (27.43%) MCITP
4 61 (25.74%) CCNA
5 51 (21.52%) MCSA
6 49 (20.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 38 (16.03%) MCP
8 32 (13.50%) Degree
9 24 (10.13%) CCNP
10 18 (7.59%) RHCA
11 16 (6.75%) RHCSA
12 12 (5.06%) CISSP
12 12 (5.06%) MOS
13 11 (4.64%) MCTS
14 10 (4.22%) A+ Certification
15 8 (3.38%) MCSD
15 8 (3.38%) VCP5
16 7 (2.95%) CCNP Voice
16 7 (2.95%) Security Cleared
17 6 (2.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.39%) SLA
2 13 (5.49%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.11%) QA
5 3 (1.27%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.27%) GPG13
5 3 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 107 (45.15%) Active Directory
2 74 (31.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (18.14%) vSphere
4 35 (14.77%) Hyper-V
5 23 (9.70%) XenApp
6 13 (5.49%) Samba
7 11 (4.64%) VMware ESX
8 10 (4.22%) VMware Workstation
9 9 (3.80%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.84%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.84%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.84%) XenServer
13 1 (0.42%) UAG
Systems Management
1 28 (11.81%) SCCM
2 23 (9.70%) SCOM
3 15 (6.33%) SCVMM
4 13 (5.49%) Puppet
5 8 (3.38%) Backup Exec
5 8 (3.38%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (2.11%) Nessus
6 5 (2.11%) Nmap
7 4 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (1.69%) MOM
8 3 (1.27%) SCDPM
8 3 (1.27%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.84%) Nagios
9 2 (0.84%) SCSM
10 1 (0.42%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 205 (86.50%) Microsoft
2 116 (48.95%) VMware
3 88 (37.13%) Cisco
4 34 (14.35%) Citrix
5 33 (13.92%) Oracle
6 32 (13.50%) Red Hat
7 23 (9.70%) HP
8 17 (7.17%) Dell
9 14 (5.91%) IBM
10 12 (5.06%) Google
11 9 (3.80%) Avaya
12 7 (2.95%) Sonus
13 6 (2.53%) Mitel
14 5 (2.11%) Apple
14 5 (2.11%) Lotus
14 5 (2.11%) Novell
14 5 (2.11%) RightScale
14 5 (2.11%) SAP
14 5 (2.11%) Tableau
15 4 (1.69%) 3PAR
Slough, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + OT + Bens + Home b
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Shares, Bonus, etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus, Pension etc...
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: From £41,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: From £51,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Berkshire
MillsHill
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago