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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 97 97 101
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 128 120 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.89% 2.40% 2.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.00% 7.14% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 117 82 104
Median salary £45,000 £36,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.44% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,579 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median 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
1422 1681 2041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.11% 33.65% 36.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1087 1152 1265
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £28,500
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 30 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 30 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 +31 50 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Reading -2 30 £38,500 +18.46% 6
Maidenhead -2 17 £37,500 -18.91% 1
Slough +10 3 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Wokingham -21 3 £35,000 +27.27%
Thatcham - 3 - -
Newbury -6 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 194 (82.55%) Microsoft
2 138 (58.72%) MCSE
3 135 (57.45%) Windows
4 131 (55.74%) VMware
5 119 (50.64%) Active Directory
6 104 (44.26%) Cisco
7 96 (40.85%) Cisco Certification
8 88 (37.45%) MS Excel
9 87 (37.02%) VMware Infrastructure
10 81 (34.47%) CCNA
10 81 (34.47%) Windows Server
11 80 (34.04%) LAN
12 78 (33.19%) WAN
13 71 (30.21%) MCITP
14 70 (29.79%) Office 365
14 70 (29.79%) SQL
15 69 (29.36%) SQL Server
16 68 (28.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 67 (28.51%) MS Exchange
17 67 (28.51%) MCSA
18 62 (26.38%) Firewall
18 62 (26.38%) Linux
19 60 (25.53%) Finance
20 58 (24.68%) vSphere
21 56 (23.83%) Windows Server 2012
22 54 (22.98%) MCP
23 51 (21.70%) DNS
24 49 (20.85%) Windows Server 2008
25 48 (20.43%) ITIL
26 45 (19.15%) Citrix

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 67 (28.51%) MS Exchange
2 42 (17.87%) IIS
3 30 (12.77%) Skype for Business
4 25 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (9.79%) SharePoint
6 22 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (2.13%) Apache
10 5 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (2.13%) IBM Notes
10 5 (2.13%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.13%) WebLogic
10 5 (2.13%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.85%) Confluence
13 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 88 (37.45%) MS Excel
2 33 (14.04%) MS Office
3 4 (1.70%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (29.79%) Office 365
2 26 (11.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.13%) IaaS
4 5 (2.13%) PaaS
5 4 (1.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.70%) Google Apps
6 3 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (34.04%) LAN
2 78 (33.19%) WAN
3 62 (26.38%) Firewall
4 51 (21.70%) DNS
5 38 (16.17%) SAN
6 37 (15.74%) DHCP
6 37 (15.74%) Internet
7 33 (14.04%) TCP/IP
8 24 (10.21%) Wireless
9 20 (8.51%) NAS
10 19 (8.09%) VPN
11 17 (7.23%) VoIP
12 15 (6.38%) Unified Communications
13 13 (5.53%) VLAN
14 12 (5.11%) Skype
15 11 (4.68%) Intranet
16 9 (3.83%) PBX
17 8 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
17 8 (3.40%) iSCSI
18 7 (2.98%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (29.36%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.53%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.40%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.55%) Big Data
7 4 (1.70%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.70%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.28%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.43%) MS Access
10 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (3.40%) Subversion
2 6 (2.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.55%) JIRA
3 4 (1.70%) ClearCase
3 4 (1.70%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.70%) TeamCity
3 4 (1.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (25.53%) Finance
2 24 (10.21%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.98%) Publishing
4 5 (2.13%) Retail
5 4 (1.70%) Banking
5 4 (1.70%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.28%) Marketing
7 2 (0.85%) Advertising
7 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Billing
8 1 (0.43%) German Language
8 1 (0.43%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 67 (28.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 47 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 33 (14.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (11.91%) VMware Engineer
5 24 (10.21%) Administrator
6 23 (9.79%) Consultant
7 21 (8.94%) Analyst
8 20 (8.51%) Support Analyst
9 19 (8.09%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 19 (8.09%) Technical Engineer
10 18 (7.66%) Architect
11 17 (7.23%) IT Support
11 17 (7.23%) Systems Administrator
11 17 (7.23%) Technical Support
11 17 (7.23%) Technical Support Engineer
12 16 (6.81%) 3rd Line Support
13 15 (6.38%) Developer
14 14 (5.96%) Windows Engineer
14 14 (5.96%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
15 13 (5.53%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.21%) .NET
2 18 (7.66%) HTML
3 15 (6.38%) CSS
4 13 (5.53%) Web Services
5 12 (5.11%) jQuery
6 10 (4.26%) Regular Expression
7 9 (3.83%) ASP.NET
8 8 (3.40%) Middleware
9 7 (2.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (2.98%) WCF
10 6 (2.55%) HTML5
11 5 (2.13%) XML
11 5 (2.13%) ZeroMQ
12 4 (1.70%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.70%) AngularJS
12 4 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 4 (1.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (1.70%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (1.70%) LINQ
12 4 (1.70%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.17%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.09%) Management Information System
3 17 (7.23%) Smartphone
3 17 (7.23%) Statistics
4 13 (5.53%) PKI
5 12 (5.11%) Computer Science
5 12 (5.11%) Replication
6 11 (4.68%) Cryptography
6 11 (4.68%) Data Centre
7 10 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (3.83%) Clustering
8 9 (3.83%) Driving Licence
9 7 (2.98%) IVR
9 7 (2.98%) Mathematics
10 6 (2.55%) N-Tier
10 6 (2.55%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.70%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.70%) EqualLogic
12 4 (1.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 135 (57.45%) Windows
2 81 (34.47%) Windows Server
3 62 (26.38%) Linux
4 56 (23.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (20.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (14.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (8.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (5.53%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.26%) Windows 7
10 8 (3.40%) Unix
10 8 (3.40%) Windows 10
11 6 (2.55%) Mac OS
11 6 (2.55%) Windows Vista
12 5 (2.13%) Windows NT
12 5 (2.13%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.70%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.28%) Android
14 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.28%) Debian
14 3 (1.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.43%) ITIL
2 23 (9.79%) Performance Tuning
3 22 (9.36%) Presales
4 20 (8.51%) Change Control
5 19 (8.09%) Project Management
6 18 (7.66%) Migration
7 16 (6.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (6.38%) MVC
9 14 (5.96%) Mentoring
10 12 (5.11%) Analytics
11 9 (3.83%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (3.83%) Data Analytics
11 9 (3.83%) Data Management
12 8 (3.40%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (3.40%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (3.40%) Load Balancing
12 8 (3.40%) Network Architecture
12 8 (3.40%) Service Delivery
13 7 (2.98%) Product Management
13 7 (2.98%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 70 (29.79%) SQL
2 25 (10.64%) PowerShell
3 22 (9.36%) C#
4 12 (5.11%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.55%) C
5 6 (2.55%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.13%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.28%) VB
8 2 (0.85%) C++
8 2 (0.85%) Perl
8 2 (0.85%) Python
8 2 (0.85%) Ruby
9 1 (0.43%) Java
9 1 (0.43%) VBA
9 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 138 (58.72%) MCSE
2 96 (40.85%) Cisco Certification
3 81 (34.47%) CCNA
4 71 (30.21%) MCITP
5 68 (28.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 67 (28.51%) MCSA
7 54 (22.98%) MCP
8 29 (12.34%) CCNP
9 27 (11.49%) Degree
10 24 (10.21%) RHCA
11 22 (9.36%) RHCSA
12 14 (5.96%) MCTS
13 12 (5.11%) CISSP
14 11 (4.68%) MOS
15 8 (3.40%) A+ Certification
16 7 (2.98%) CCNP Voice
16 7 (2.98%) VCP5
17 6 (2.55%) CCVP
17 6 (2.55%) SC Cleared
17 6 (2.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.94%) SLA
2 14 (5.96%) PCI DSS
3 11 (4.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.13%) QA
5 3 (1.28%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.28%) GPG13
5 3 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 119 (50.64%) Active Directory
2 87 (37.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (24.68%) vSphere
4 34 (14.47%) Hyper-V
5 31 (13.19%) XenApp
6 13 (5.53%) VMware Workstation
7 12 (5.11%) Virtual Desktop
8 10 (4.26%) VMware ESX
9 9 (3.83%) Samba
10 6 (2.55%) vCloud
11 5 (2.13%) Terminal Services
11 5 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.85%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.85%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.85%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.85%) XenServer
14 1 (0.43%) UAG
14 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (10.21%) SCCM
2 14 (5.96%) SCOM
3 12 (5.11%) SCVMM
4 6 (2.55%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.55%) Puppet
5 5 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (2.13%) Nessus
5 5 (2.13%) Nmap
5 5 (2.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 4 (1.70%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.70%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.28%) SCDPM
7 3 (1.28%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.85%) Nagios
8 2 (0.85%) SCSM
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.43%) MOM
9 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 194 (82.55%) Microsoft
2 131 (55.74%) VMware
3 104 (44.26%) Cisco
4 45 (19.15%) Citrix
5 41 (17.45%) Red Hat
6 30 (12.77%) Oracle
7 20 (8.51%) HP
8 13 (5.53%) Dell
9 11 (4.68%) Avaya
9 11 (4.68%) Google
9 11 (4.68%) Mitel
10 7 (2.98%) Sonus
11 5 (2.13%) IBM
11 5 (2.13%) Lotus
11 5 (2.13%) NEC
11 5 (2.13%) Novell
11 5 (2.13%) Veritas
12 4 (1.70%) Apple
12 4 (1.70%) CA
12 4 (1.70%) Telerik
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