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

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 90 111 105
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 133 120 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.96% 2.36% 2.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.35% 7.03% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 128 89 108
Median salary £44,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,579 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
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 1706 2153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.70% 33.56% 37.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1073 1224 1309
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 £27,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 August 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 24 August 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 +34 50 £52,500 +34.61%
Reading -11 33 £45,000 +32.35% 4
Maidenhead 0 19 £40,000 -
Slough +16 3 £32,500 -18.75% 6
Newbury -9 3 £27,500 -20.28%
Wokingham -15 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 189 (76.83%) Microsoft
2 153 (62.20%) MCSE
3 149 (60.57%) VMware
4 144 (58.54%) Windows
5 128 (52.03%) Active Directory
6 122 (49.59%) Cisco
7 114 (46.34%) Cisco Certification
8 107 (43.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 100 (40.65%) CCNA
10 91 (36.99%) MS Excel
11 88 (35.77%) LAN
12 87 (35.37%) Office 365
13 86 (34.96%) WAN
14 83 (33.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 82 (33.33%) MCITP
15 82 (33.33%) MCSA
16 80 (32.52%) Windows Server
17 77 (31.30%) Linux
17 77 (31.30%) SQL Server
18 73 (29.67%) Finance
19 72 (29.27%) MS Exchange
19 72 (29.27%) vSphere
20 70 (28.46%) SQL
21 67 (27.24%) Firewall
22 61 (24.80%) MCP
23 58 (23.58%) Citrix
24 57 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
24 57 (23.17%) Windows Server 2008
25 56 (22.76%) IIS
26 53 (21.54%) DNS

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 72 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 56 (22.76%) IIS
3 29 (11.79%) Skype for Business
4 28 (11.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (9.35%) SharePoint
6 18 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (4.07%) WebSphere
9 8 (3.25%) Apache
9 8 (3.25%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (3.25%) IBM Notes
9 8 (3.25%) Tomcat
9 8 (3.25%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.22%) SharePoint Foundation
12 2 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.81%) Confluence
13 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 91 (36.99%) MS Excel
2 32 (13.01%) MS Office
3 4 (1.63%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 87 (35.37%) Office 365
2 22 (8.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (1.63%) IaaS
4 4 (1.63%) PaaS
5 2 (0.81%) SaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 88 (35.77%) LAN
2 86 (34.96%) WAN
3 67 (27.24%) Firewall
4 53 (21.54%) DNS
5 45 (18.29%) Internet
6 42 (17.07%) TCP/IP
7 39 (15.85%) SAN
8 38 (15.45%) DHCP
9 31 (12.60%) Wireless
10 19 (7.72%) NAS
11 15 (6.10%) Intranet
11 15 (6.10%) VoIP
11 15 (6.10%) VPN
12 14 (5.69%) Unified Communications
13 12 (4.88%) Skype
14 10 (4.07%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (3.66%) VLAN
16 7 (2.85%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (2.85%) CTI
17 6 (2.44%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (31.30%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.50%) Relational Database
3 15 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.25%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (2.03%) Big Data
8 5 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.22%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.22%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.81%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.41%) MS Access
12 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Subversion
1 4 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.81%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.81%) JIRA
2 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 73 (29.67%) Finance
2 30 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.44%) Publishing
4 5 (2.03%) Retail
5 4 (1.63%) Banking
6 3 (1.22%) Marketing
7 2 (0.81%) Advertising
7 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 84 (34.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 58 (23.58%) Support Engineer
3 41 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (12.60%) VMware Engineer
5 24 (9.76%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 23 (9.35%) Technical Engineer
7 22 (8.94%) Administrator
8 20 (8.13%) Technical Support
8 20 (8.13%) Technical Support Engineer
9 19 (7.72%) Analyst
9 19 (7.72%) IT Engineer
10 18 (7.32%) Architect
10 18 (7.32%) Consultant
10 18 (7.32%) IT Support
11 17 (6.91%) Support Analyst
11 17 (6.91%) Windows Engineer
12 16 (6.50%) 3rd Line Support
12 16 (6.50%) Developer
13 15 (6.10%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 15 (6.10%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.76%) .NET
2 18 (7.32%) HTML
3 15 (6.10%) CSS
4 13 (5.28%) jQuery
4 13 (5.28%) Regular Expression
4 13 (5.28%) Web Services
5 10 (4.07%) ASP.NET
6 8 (3.25%) HTML5
7 7 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (2.85%) WCF
8 6 (2.44%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 5 (2.03%) Middleware
9 5 (2.03%) ZeroMQ
10 4 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (1.63%) Entity Framework
10 4 (1.63%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (1.63%) LINQ to SQL
10 4 (1.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (19.92%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.35%) Management Information System
3 22 (8.94%) Statistics
4 17 (6.91%) Data Centre
5 16 (6.50%) PKI
6 14 (5.69%) Cryptography
7 13 (5.28%) Computer Science
8 12 (4.88%) Replication
9 11 (4.47%) Clustering
10 10 (4.07%) Smartphone
11 9 (3.66%) Driving Licence
11 9 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (2.85%) IVR
12 7 (2.85%) Mathematics
12 7 (2.85%) N-Tier
13 6 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (2.03%) Cyberthreat
15 4 (1.63%) Algorithms
15 4 (1.63%) Private Cloud
16 3 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 144 (58.54%) Windows
2 80 (32.52%) Windows Server
3 77 (31.30%) Linux
4 57 (23.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (23.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (18.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (10.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (4.88%) Windows 8
8 11 (4.47%) Unix
8 11 (4.47%) Windows 7
9 9 (3.66%) Mac OS
10 8 (3.25%) Windows NT
11 7 (2.85%) Windows 10
12 6 (2.44%) Ubuntu
12 6 (2.44%) Windows Vista
13 5 (2.03%) CentOS
13 5 (2.03%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.22%) Android
14 3 (1.22%) Debian
14 3 (1.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.70%) ITIL
2 27 (10.98%) Change Control
2 27 (10.98%) Performance Tuning
3 26 (10.57%) Project Management
4 25 (10.16%) Presales
5 21 (8.54%) Mentoring
6 17 (6.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (6.50%) MVC
8 15 (6.10%) Migration
9 11 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (4.47%) GAP Analysis
10 10 (4.07%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (4.07%) Analytics
11 9 (3.66%) Load Balancing
12 8 (3.25%) Information Security
12 8 (3.25%) Service Delivery
12 8 (3.25%) Vulnerability Management
13 7 (2.85%) OO
13 7 (2.85%) Security Management
13 7 (2.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 70 (28.46%) SQL
2 27 (10.98%) PowerShell
3 23 (9.35%) C#
4 12 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.85%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.44%) C
7 5 (2.03%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.81%) C++
8 2 (0.81%) Perl
8 2 (0.81%) Python
8 2 (0.81%) VB
9 1 (0.41%) Java
9 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 153 (62.20%) MCSE
2 114 (46.34%) Cisco Certification
3 100 (40.65%) CCNA
4 83 (33.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 82 (33.33%) MCITP
5 82 (33.33%) MCSA
6 61 (24.80%) MCP
7 32 (13.01%) CCNP
7 32 (13.01%) RHCA
8 30 (12.20%) RHCSA
9 28 (11.38%) Degree
10 18 (7.32%) CISSP
10 18 (7.32%) MCTS
11 8 (3.25%) CEH
11 8 (3.25%) CISA
11 8 (3.25%) MOS
11 8 (3.25%) VCP5
12 7 (2.85%) A+ Certification
12 7 (2.85%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (2.44%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.16%) PCI DSS
2 16 (6.50%) SLA
3 14 (5.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.03%) QA
5 3 (1.22%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.22%) GPG13
System Software
1 128 (52.03%) Active Directory
2 107 (43.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (29.27%) vSphere
4 42 (17.07%) XenApp
5 32 (13.01%) Hyper-V
6 16 (6.50%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (4.07%) vCloud
7 10 (4.07%) VMware ESX
8 9 (3.66%) Samba
9 8 (3.25%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (2.85%) Terminal Services
10 7 (2.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.81%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.81%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.81%) XenServer
13 1 (0.41%) UAG
13 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (7.72%) SCCM
2 11 (4.47%) SCOM
3 9 (3.66%) SCVMM
4 8 (3.25%) Nessus
4 8 (3.25%) Nmap
5 7 (2.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 4 (1.63%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.63%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.63%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.22%) SCDPM
7 3 (1.22%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.22%) vRealize
8 2 (0.81%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.81%) Nagios
8 2 (0.81%) SCSM
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.41%) Puppet
9 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 189 (76.83%) Microsoft
2 149 (60.57%) VMware
3 122 (49.59%) Cisco
4 58 (23.58%) Citrix
5 52 (21.14%) Red Hat
6 33 (13.41%) Oracle
7 18 (7.32%) HP
8 12 (4.88%) Avaya
9 10 (4.07%) Mitel
10 9 (3.66%) Dell
11 8 (3.25%) Google
11 8 (3.25%) Lotus
11 8 (3.25%) Novell
12 7 (2.85%) Veritas
13 6 (2.44%) Sonus
13 6 (2.44%) Symantec
13 6 (2.44%) Veeam
14 5 (2.03%) CheckPoint
14 5 (2.03%) Juniper
14 5 (2.03%) NetApp
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Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: 32,000 - 45,000
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, 25 days hol, Medical
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Salary: £70k - £80k basic + Bonus + Benefits
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