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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 84 111 104
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 137 118 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.20% 2.27% 2.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.15% 6.97% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 134 99 100
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,420 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
1350 1692 2103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.58% 32.53% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 1305 1259
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -3 43 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Bracknell - 35 £52,500 - 1
Maidenhead -9 17 £45,000 +50.00%
Slough +25 11 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Newbury -3 2 £27,500 +7.84%
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 182 (75.52%) Microsoft
2 157 (65.15%) VMware
3 153 (63.49%) MCSE
3 153 (63.49%) Windows
4 142 (58.92%) Active Directory
5 122 (50.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 117 (48.55%) Cisco
7 110 (45.64%) Cisco Certification
8 105 (43.57%) CCNA
9 98 (40.66%) Office 365
10 93 (38.59%) LAN
11 92 (38.17%) MCSA
12 91 (37.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 87 (36.10%) WAN
14 85 (35.27%) MCITP
15 82 (34.02%) Windows Server
16 78 (32.37%) Linux
17 77 (31.95%) SQL Server
18 76 (31.54%) MS Exchange
18 76 (31.54%) MS Excel
19 75 (31.12%) vSphere
20 74 (30.71%) Finance
21 66 (27.39%) SQL
22 65 (26.97%) DNS
23 63 (26.14%) Citrix
24 61 (25.31%) Firewall
24 61 (25.31%) Windows Server 2008
25 60 (24.90%) Windows Server 2012
25 60 (24.90%) MCP
26 58 (24.07%) IIS

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 76 (31.54%) MS Exchange
2 58 (24.07%) IIS
3 30 (12.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (12.03%) SharePoint
5 20 (8.30%) Skype for Business
6 18 (7.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (3.73%) WebSphere
9 8 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (2.90%) Apache
10 7 (2.90%) IBM Notes
10 7 (2.90%) Tomcat
10 7 (2.90%) WebLogic
11 6 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (1.24%) SharePoint Foundation
14 2 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 76 (31.54%) MS Excel
2 26 (10.79%) MS Office
3 7 (2.90%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.66%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 98 (40.66%) Office 365
2 28 (11.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.73%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.49%) SaaS
6 4 (1.66%) IaaS
6 4 (1.66%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (38.59%) LAN
2 87 (36.10%) WAN
3 65 (26.97%) DNS
4 61 (25.31%) Firewall
5 54 (22.41%) DHCP
6 45 (18.67%) TCP/IP
7 39 (16.18%) Internet
8 36 (14.94%) SAN
9 28 (11.62%) Wireless
10 17 (7.05%) NAS
11 15 (6.22%) Intranet
12 14 (5.81%) VPN
13 13 (5.39%) VoIP
14 11 (4.56%) VLAN
15 7 (2.90%) CTI
15 7 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
16 6 (2.49%) MPLS
16 6 (2.49%) Wi-Fi
17 5 (2.07%) PBX
17 5 (2.07%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (31.95%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.64%) Relational Database
3 13 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.32%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (2.49%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.07%) Big Data
8 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.24%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.41%) MySQL
11 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (1.66%) Subversion
1 4 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (1.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.83%) JIRA
2 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (30.71%) Finance
2 28 (11.62%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.49%) Publishing
4 4 (1.66%) Advertising
5 3 (1.24%) French Language
5 3 (1.24%) Legal
5 3 (1.24%) Marketing
6 2 (0.83%) Banking
6 2 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (40.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 57 (23.65%) Support Engineer
3 45 (18.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 32 (13.28%) VMware Engineer
5 25 (10.37%) Architect
6 22 (9.13%) IT Engineer
6 22 (9.13%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 20 (8.30%) 3rd Line Support
7 20 (8.30%) Administrator
7 20 (8.30%) Technical Engineer
8 19 (7.88%) Analyst
8 19 (7.88%) Infrastructure Support
8 19 (7.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 19 (7.88%) Windows Engineer
9 18 (7.47%) Cloud Architect
10 17 (7.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 17 (7.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (7.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 17 (7.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 17 (7.05%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.96%) .NET
2 19 (7.88%) HTML
3 17 (7.05%) CSS
4 15 (6.22%) jQuery
5 11 (4.56%) ASP.NET
5 11 (4.56%) Regular Expression
5 11 (4.56%) Web Services
6 10 (4.15%) HTML5
7 7 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (2.49%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.49%) WCF
9 5 (2.07%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 5 (2.07%) Entity Framework
9 5 (2.07%) ZeroMQ
10 4 (1.66%) CSS3
10 4 (1.66%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (1.66%) LINQ
10 4 (1.66%) LINQ to SQL
10 4 (1.66%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 46 (19.09%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (10.37%) Data Centre
3 21 (8.71%) Statistics
4 19 (7.88%) Clustering
5 16 (6.64%) Management Information System
6 14 (5.81%) Cryptography
6 14 (5.81%) PKI
7 10 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (4.15%) N-Tier
8 9 (3.73%) Computer Science
8 9 (3.73%) Replication
8 9 (3.73%) Smartphone
9 7 (2.90%) Driving Licence
9 7 (2.90%) IVR
10 5 (2.07%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (2.07%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.66%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.66%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.24%) Fat Client
12 3 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 153 (63.49%) Windows
2 82 (34.02%) Windows Server
3 78 (32.37%) Linux
4 61 (25.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (24.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (20.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (11.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (6.64%) Windows 7
8 16 (6.64%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.15%) Unix
10 9 (3.73%) Windows 10
11 7 (2.90%) CentOS
11 7 (2.90%) Mac OS
11 7 (2.90%) Windows NT
12 6 (2.49%) Windows Vista
13 5 (2.07%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.66%) Ubuntu
15 3 (1.24%) Android
15 3 (1.24%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.67%) ITIL
2 31 (12.86%) Change Control
2 31 (12.86%) Project Management
3 28 (11.62%) Presales
4 26 (10.79%) Mentoring
4 26 (10.79%) Performance Tuning
5 17 (7.05%) Migration
6 16 (6.64%) MVC
7 15 (6.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (5.39%) Load Balancing
8 13 (5.39%) Project Planning
8 13 (5.39%) Validation
9 11 (4.56%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (4.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (4.56%) GAP Analysis
10 10 (4.15%) Analytics
10 10 (4.15%) SOA
11 8 (3.32%) Time Management
12 7 (2.90%) Product Management
12 7 (2.90%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (27.39%) SQL
2 32 (13.28%) PowerShell
3 23 (9.54%) C#
4 13 (5.39%) JavaScript
5 10 (4.15%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.07%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.66%) C
8 2 (0.83%) C++
8 2 (0.83%) Perl
8 2 (0.83%) Python
8 2 (0.83%) VB
9 1 (0.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 153 (63.49%) MCSE
2 110 (45.64%) Cisco Certification
3 105 (43.57%) CCNA
4 92 (38.17%) MCSA
5 91 (37.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 85 (35.27%) MCITP
7 60 (24.90%) MCP
8 32 (13.28%) RHCA
9 30 (12.45%) RHCSA
10 25 (10.37%) Degree
11 23 (9.54%) CCNP
12 18 (7.47%) MCTS
13 15 (6.22%) CISSP
14 13 (5.39%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (3.32%) A+ Certification
15 8 (3.32%) CISA
15 8 (3.32%) MCSD
15 8 (3.32%) MOS
16 7 (2.90%) CEH
17 5 (2.07%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.96%) PCI DSS
2 18 (7.47%) SLA
3 14 (5.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (2.07%) QA
6 3 (1.24%) GPG13
System Software
1 142 (58.92%) Active Directory
2 122 (50.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (31.12%) vSphere
4 43 (17.84%) Hyper-V
5 42 (17.43%) XenApp
6 16 (6.64%) vCloud
6 16 (6.64%) Virtual Desktop
7 13 (5.39%) Terminal Services
7 13 (5.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 9 (3.73%) VMware ESX
9 7 (2.90%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (2.49%) Samba
11 4 (1.66%) Firmware
12 3 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.83%) XenServer
14 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.41%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (5.39%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 11 (4.56%) SCCM
3 9 (3.73%) SCOM
4 7 (2.90%) Nessus
4 7 (2.90%) Nmap
5 6 (2.49%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.49%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (1.66%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.24%) Nagios
7 3 (1.24%) PowerCLI
7 3 (1.24%) SCDPM
7 3 (1.24%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.24%) vRealize
8 1 (0.41%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 182 (75.52%) Microsoft
2 157 (65.15%) VMware
3 117 (48.55%) Cisco
4 63 (26.14%) Citrix
5 57 (23.65%) Red Hat
6 30 (12.45%) Oracle
7 20 (8.30%) HP
8 13 (5.39%) Veritas
9 12 (4.98%) Avaya
10 10 (4.15%) Dell
10 10 (4.15%) Veeam
11 8 (3.32%) Symantec
12 7 (2.90%) Google
12 7 (2.90%) Lotus
12 7 (2.90%) Novell
13 6 (2.49%) SolarWinds
14 5 (2.07%) CheckPoint
14 5 (2.07%) Juniper
14 5 (2.07%) Mitel
14 5 (2.07%) NEC
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