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

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 108 99 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -40
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 124 144 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.40% 2.60% 4.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.27% 6.93% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 116 124 214
Average salary £50,000 £42,750 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.95% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £23,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average 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
1705 2078 1806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.00% 37.47% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1324 1410 1262
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -13 37 £50,000 +51.51% 18
Maidenhead +18 31 £55,000 -2.22% 1
Slough +3 20 £52,500 +72.13% 2
Bracknell +14 9 £43,000 -9.47% 3
Newbury +2 6 £48,000 +47.69% 1
Wokingham -8 2 £58,500 +148.93% 1
Thatcham +3 1 £20,000 -14.89%
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 232 (86.89%) Microsoft
2 152 (56.93%) Windows
3 122 (45.69%) Active Directory
4 116 (43.45%) MCSE
5 104 (38.95%) VMware
6 98 (36.70%) Windows Server
7 90 (33.71%) ITIL
8 86 (32.21%) SQL
9 84 (31.46%) SQL Server
10 81 (30.34%) MS Excel
11 75 (28.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 65 (24.34%) MCITP
13 64 (23.97%) LAN
13 64 (23.97%) WAN
14 55 (20.60%) Windows Server 2012
15 54 (20.22%) Cisco
16 53 (19.85%) MCSA
17 52 (19.48%) MS Exchange
18 51 (19.10%) Skype for Business
19 47 (17.60%) Microsoft Azure
19 47 (17.60%) HP
20 46 (17.23%) Hyper-V
20 46 (17.23%) Degree
21 45 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
22 44 (16.48%) DNS
23 43 (16.10%) SLA
24 42 (15.73%) .NET
24 42 (15.73%) Firewall
25 37 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
26 36 (13.48%) Migration

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 52 (19.48%) MS Exchange
2 51 (19.10%) Skype for Business
3 26 (9.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (8.61%) SharePoint
5 19 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (5.62%) Office Communications Server
8 14 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.12%) IIS
12 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.75%) CMS
13 2 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.75%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Foundation
14 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 81 (30.34%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.99%) MS Office
3 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.37%) SAP CCM
2 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 47 (17.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (9.36%) Office 365
4 6 (2.25%) Google Apps
5 5 (1.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (23.97%) LAN
1 64 (23.97%) WAN
2 44 (16.48%) DNS
3 42 (15.73%) Firewall
4 34 (12.73%) TCP/IP
5 27 (10.11%) DHCP
6 16 (5.99%) SAN
7 15 (5.62%) Unified Communications
8 13 (4.87%) VoIP
9 11 (4.12%) Wireless
10 9 (3.37%) iSCSI
11 8 (3.00%) VPN
12 7 (2.62%) NAS
12 7 (2.62%) VLAN
13 6 (2.25%) Skype
14 5 (1.87%) Cisco IPT
14 5 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (1.87%) PBX
14 5 (1.87%) WebEx
15 4 (1.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (31.46%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (9.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (8.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 23 (8.61%) Big Data
6 19 (7.12%) SQL Server 2014
7 15 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.62%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (2.62%) DataStage
9 7 (2.62%) IBM InfoSphere
9 7 (2.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (2.62%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.62%) SAP BW
9 7 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (2.25%) GIS
10 6 (2.25%) Power BI
10 6 (2.25%) PowerPivot
10 6 (2.25%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (1.87%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (2.62%) JIRA
1 7 (2.62%) Subversion
1 7 (2.62%) TeamCity
1 7 (2.62%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.75%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (9.74%) Finance
2 14 (5.24%) Advertising
3 13 (4.87%) Billing
4 10 (3.75%) Publishing
4 10 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.62%) Retail
6 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.75%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) German Language
8 1 (0.37%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (16.10%) Architect
2 39 (14.61%) Developer
3 28 (10.49%) Support Engineer
4 25 (9.36%) C# Developer
5 24 (8.99%) Analyst
6 22 (8.24%) SQL Developer
7 21 (7.87%) Consultant
8 19 (7.12%) .NET Developer
9 18 (6.74%) C# .NET Developer
10 17 (6.37%) Support Analyst
11 16 (5.99%) Administrator
11 16 (5.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 16 (5.99%) Cloud Architect
12 14 (5.24%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 14 (5.24%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (4.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (4.87%) Technical Engineer
13 13 (4.87%) Technical Support
14 10 (3.75%) Team Leader
14 10 (3.75%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (15.73%) .NET
2 28 (10.49%) ASP.NET
3 24 (8.99%) HTML
3 24 (8.99%) jQuery
4 23 (8.61%) Middleware
5 19 (7.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (6.74%) CSS
7 15 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 14 (5.24%) AngularJS
9 12 (4.49%) CSS3
9 12 (4.49%) HTML5
9 12 (4.49%) MDX
10 10 (3.75%) Web Services
11 8 (3.00%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (3.00%) MSMQ
11 8 (3.00%) WCF
11 8 (3.00%) WPF
12 6 (2.25%) Ext JS
13 5 (1.87%) Lucene
13 5 (1.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.36%) Data Centre
2 23 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.37%) Hybrid Cloud
4 16 (5.99%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.99%) Mobile App
4 16 (5.99%) Smart Meter
5 14 (5.24%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.75%) Driving Licence
7 9 (3.37%) Data Integration
8 8 (3.00%) Clustering
8 8 (3.00%) EMC VNX
9 7 (2.62%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.62%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (2.25%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.87%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.87%) Social Media
12 3 (1.12%) CLARiiON
12 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (1.12%) Replication
13 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 152 (56.93%) Windows
2 98 (36.70%) Windows Server
3 55 (20.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (10.49%) Linux
6 27 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (3.00%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.25%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.25%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.87%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.87%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (33.71%) ITIL
2 36 (13.48%) Migration
3 35 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (8.99%) MVC
4 24 (8.99%) Project Management
5 23 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (7.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (7.49%) Enterprise Architecture
6 20 (7.49%) Root Cause Analysis
6 20 (7.49%) TOGAF
7 19 (7.12%) CRM
7 19 (7.12%) Information Security
7 19 (7.12%) ITIL V3
8 16 (5.99%) Data Protection
8 16 (5.99%) Service Delivery
9 15 (5.62%) SDLC
10 14 (5.24%) Analytics
10 14 (5.24%) Coaching
10 14 (5.24%) Risk Analysis
11 13 (4.87%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 86 (32.21%) SQL
2 33 (12.36%) C#
3 26 (9.74%) PowerShell
4 23 (8.61%) T-SQL
5 21 (7.87%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.12%) Ruby
7 10 (3.75%) VBScript
8 6 (2.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (1.87%) VB
10 4 (1.50%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.12%) C
12 2 (0.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 116 (43.45%) MCSE
2 65 (24.34%) MCITP
3 53 (19.85%) MCSA
4 46 (17.23%) Degree
5 37 (13.86%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (12.73%) MCTS
7 31 (11.61%) CCNA
8 24 (8.99%) A+ Certification
8 24 (8.99%) MCSD
9 23 (8.61%) MCP
9 23 (8.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (5.99%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 16 (5.99%) MOS
11 15 (5.62%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (3.75%) CITP
13 8 (3.00%) VCP5
14 7 (2.62%) Server+ Certification
15 6 (2.25%) DV Cleared
15 6 (2.25%) Security Cleared
16 5 (1.87%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (16.10%) SLA
2 3 (1.12%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 122 (45.69%) Active Directory
2 75 (28.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (17.23%) Hyper-V
4 21 (7.87%) VMware ESX
5 19 (7.12%) vSphere
6 10 (3.75%) Terminal Services
7 9 (3.37%) VMware Server
8 7 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (2.25%) Samba
9 6 (2.25%) XenApp
10 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (1.87%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.12%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 32 (11.99%) SCCM
2 31 (11.61%) SCOM
3 22 (8.24%) Backup Exec
4 17 (6.37%) Puppet
5 11 (4.12%) Windows Intune
6 10 (3.75%) SCVMM
7 7 (2.62%) Cacti
7 7 (2.62%) NetBackup
8 6 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.50%) MOM
9 4 (1.50%) WSUS
10 3 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.75%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.37%) CA Spectrum
12 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
12 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 1 (0.37%) Nagios
12 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.37%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 232 (86.89%) Microsoft
2 104 (38.95%) VMware
3 54 (20.22%) Cisco
4 47 (17.60%) HP
5 34 (12.73%) Dell
6 28 (10.49%) IBM
7 27 (10.11%) Citrix
8 26 (9.74%) Oracle
9 18 (6.74%) EMC
10 14 (5.24%) SAP
11 11 (4.12%) Red Hat
12 10 (3.75%) RightScale
12 10 (3.75%) Symantec
13 8 (3.00%) Dell Compellent
14 7 (2.62%) Fortinet
14 7 (2.62%) SolarWinds
14 7 (2.62%) Sophos
14 7 (2.62%) Tableau
15 6 (2.25%) Apple
15 6 (2.25%) Avaya
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