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

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 101 134 96
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -38
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 96 121 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.36% 2.01% 2.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.37% 5.88% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 84 109 110
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,500 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
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
1302 2059 2180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.97% 34.15% 37.39%
Number of salaries quoted 933 1595 1268
Median salary £55,000 £52,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +9.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £29,000
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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Reading +39 48 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Maidenhead -1 8 £65,000 +8.33% 1
Bracknell +18 5 £55,000 +161.90%
Slough +14 4 £32,500 +20.37% 1
Newbury +14 2 £37,000 -22.91% 3
Ascot - 2 £25,000 -
Thatcham - 1 £37,000 - 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 163 (69.07%) Microsoft
2 162 (68.64%) Windows
3 159 (67.37%) MCSE
4 150 (63.56%) Active Directory
5 145 (61.44%) VMware
6 122 (51.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 103 (43.64%) Cisco Certification
8 101 (42.80%) CCNA
8 101 (42.80%) Cisco
9 97 (41.10%) MCSA
10 92 (38.98%) Office 365
11 88 (37.29%) LAN
12 83 (35.17%) WAN
12 83 (35.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 83 (35.17%) Windows Server
13 81 (34.32%) SQL Server
14 77 (32.63%) MCITP
15 71 (30.08%) DNS
16 70 (29.66%) MS Exchange
16 70 (29.66%) Linux
17 68 (28.81%) Windows Server 2008
18 67 (28.39%) Finance
19 66 (27.97%) vSphere
20 65 (27.54%) Firewall
21 63 (26.69%) MCP
22 59 (25.00%) MS Excel
22 59 (25.00%) TCP/IP
22 59 (25.00%) Citrix
23 58 (24.58%) DHCP
24 57 (24.15%) SQL

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 70 (29.66%) MS Exchange
2 55 (23.31%) IIS
3 30 (12.71%) SharePoint
4 24 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (8.05%) Skype for Business
6 18 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (5.51%) WebSphere
9 11 (4.66%) Apache
9 11 (4.66%) IBM Notes
9 11 (4.66%) Tomcat
9 11 (4.66%) WebLogic
10 8 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (2.12%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.27%) SharePoint Foundation
13 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.42%) Documentum
14 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 59 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.05%) MS Office
3 10 (4.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 92 (38.98%) Office 365
2 37 (15.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (2.97%) SaaS
6 4 (1.69%) IaaS
7 2 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (37.29%) LAN
2 83 (35.17%) WAN
3 71 (30.08%) DNS
4 65 (27.54%) Firewall
5 59 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 58 (24.58%) DHCP
7 28 (11.86%) Internet
8 27 (11.44%) SAN
9 21 (8.90%) Wireless
10 17 (7.20%) Intranet
11 16 (6.78%) VLAN
12 12 (5.08%) VoIP
13 11 (4.66%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (4.24%) NAS
15 9 (3.81%) VPN
16 7 (2.97%) CTI
16 7 (2.97%) Network Security
16 7 (2.97%) Skype
17 6 (2.54%) MPLS
17 6 (2.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (34.32%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (5.51%) Relational Database
6 12 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (5.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (2.54%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.85%) InfluxDB
10 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.85%) MySQL
11 1 (0.42%) Big Data
11 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.69%) JIRA
3 3 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (28.39%) Finance
2 22 (9.32%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.39%) French Language
4 6 (2.54%) Advertising
5 5 (2.12%) German Language
5 5 (2.12%) Portuguese Language
5 5 (2.12%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.27%) Legal
6 3 (1.27%) Publishing
7 2 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (38.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 63 (26.69%) Support Engineer
3 40 (16.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (13.14%) Architect
5 27 (11.44%) VMware Engineer
6 24 (10.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 23 (9.75%) Cloud Architect
8 22 (9.32%) 3rd Line Support
9 21 (8.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 21 (8.90%) Infrastructure Support
9 21 (8.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 21 (8.90%) Technical Engineer
9 21 (8.90%) Virtualisation Architect
9 21 (8.90%) Windows Engineer
10 20 (8.47%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (8.47%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 19 (8.05%) IT Engineer
12 18 (7.63%) Senior VMware Engineer
12 18 (7.63%) Technical Architect
13 17 (7.20%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (11.02%) .NET
2 18 (7.63%) HTML
3 17 (7.20%) CSS
4 16 (6.78%) jQuery
5 15 (6.36%) ASP.NET
5 15 (6.36%) HTML5
6 14 (5.93%) AngularJS
6 14 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 13 (5.51%) CSS3
8 11 (4.66%) Web Services
9 10 (4.24%) Regular Expression
10 8 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (2.54%) XML
12 5 (2.12%) Handlebars
12 5 (2.12%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (2.12%) React
13 3 (1.27%) ODBC
14 2 (0.85%) 802.1X
15 1 (0.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 1 (0.42%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (19.07%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (11.44%) Data Centre
3 23 (9.75%) Clustering
4 17 (7.20%) Statistics
5 16 (6.78%) PKI
6 11 (4.66%) Computer Science
7 10 (4.24%) Cryptography
8 9 (3.81%) N-Tier
8 9 (3.81%) Replication
9 8 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.97%) IVR
11 5 (2.12%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (2.12%) Driving Licence
11 5 (2.12%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (1.27%) Fat Client
13 3 (1.27%) Smartphone
13 3 (1.27%) Thin Client
14 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 162 (68.64%) Windows
2 83 (35.17%) Windows Server
3 70 (29.66%) Linux
4 68 (28.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (23.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (18.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (14.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (8.90%) Windows 7
9 14 (5.93%) Unix
10 12 (5.08%) Windows 8
11 11 (4.66%) Mac OS
11 11 (4.66%) Windows NT
12 6 (2.54%) CentOS
12 6 (2.54%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.27%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.85%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.49%) ITIL
2 27 (11.44%) Project Management
3 26 (11.02%) Mentoring
4 25 (10.59%) Presales
5 23 (9.75%) Change Control
6 19 (8.05%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (7.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (7.20%) MVC
9 16 (6.78%) Load Balancing
9 16 (6.78%) Project Planning
9 16 (6.78%) Validation
10 14 (5.93%) Migration
10 14 (5.93%) SDLC
11 12 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (4.66%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 9 (3.81%) SOA
14 8 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (3.39%) GAP Analysis
14 8 (3.39%) Problem Management
14 8 (3.39%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (24.15%) SQL
2 29 (12.29%) PowerShell
3 25 (10.59%) C#
4 16 (6.78%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.93%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.12%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.69%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.69%) Python
8 3 (1.27%) VB
9 1 (0.42%) C
9 1 (0.42%) C++
9 1 (0.42%) Java
Qualifications
1 159 (67.37%) MCSE
2 103 (43.64%) Cisco Certification
3 101 (42.80%) CCNA
4 97 (41.10%) MCSA
5 83 (35.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 77 (32.63%) MCITP
7 63 (26.69%) MCP
8 23 (9.75%) MCTS
8 23 (9.75%) RHCA
9 22 (9.32%) RHCSA
10 21 (8.90%) CCNP
11 17 (7.20%) CISSP
12 16 (6.78%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (4.66%) CEH
13 11 (4.66%) Degree
14 10 (4.24%) MCSD
15 7 (2.97%) Security Cleared
16 6 (2.54%) A+ Certification
16 6 (2.54%) SC Cleared
17 4 (1.69%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.63%) PCI DSS
2 12 (5.08%) SLA
3 10 (4.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.42%) GPG13
5 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 150 (63.56%) Active Directory
2 122 (51.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (27.97%) vSphere
4 52 (22.03%) Hyper-V
5 33 (13.98%) XenApp
6 19 (8.05%) vCloud
7 16 (6.78%) Terminal Services
7 16 (6.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 12 (5.08%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (3.81%) Samba
10 5 (2.12%) VMware ESX
11 4 (1.69%) Firmware
12 3 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (6.78%) SCCM
1 16 (6.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 7 (2.97%) Nessus
2 7 (2.97%) Nmap
3 6 (2.54%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.54%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (2.12%) SCOM
5 3 (1.27%) PowerCLI
5 3 (1.27%) vRealize
6 2 (0.85%) Grafana
6 2 (0.85%) Graphite
6 2 (0.85%) Kibana
6 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.85%) vMotion
6 2 (0.85%) WSUS
7 1 (0.42%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.42%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.42%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.42%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 163 (69.07%) Microsoft
2 145 (61.44%) VMware
3 101 (42.80%) Cisco
4 59 (25.00%) Citrix
5 49 (20.76%) Red Hat
6 24 (10.17%) HP
6 24 (10.17%) Oracle
7 16 (6.78%) Veritas
8 13 (5.51%) Avaya
9 12 (5.08%) Veeam
10 11 (4.66%) Lotus
10 11 (4.66%) Novell
11 10 (4.24%) Dell
12 6 (2.54%) Mitel
12 6 (2.54%) NetApp
12 6 (2.54%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.54%) Symantec
13 5 (2.12%) NEC
14 4 (1.69%) Dell KACE
14 4 (1.69%) LogRhythm
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Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum + gd benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
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Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum
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Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
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