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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 72 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 184 239 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.28% 4.12% 4.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.78% 12.75% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 135 205 195
Average salary £43,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,800 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
2096 1875 1869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.38% 32.29% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1405 1280 1353
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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 -31 75 £35,000 -15.66% 6
Newbury +12 19 £37,750 +67.77%
Maidenhead +8 19 £57,500 +32.18% 4
Slough 0 14 £23,500 -40.50% 5
Bracknell -3 12 £90,000 +157.14% 1
Thatcham -3 1 £23,500 -6.00% 1
Windsor -11 1 £36,000 -24.21%
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 227 (71.38%) Windows
2 223 (70.13%) Microsoft
3 208 (65.41%) MCSE
4 159 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 120 (37.74%) VMware
6 98 (30.82%) SQL Server
6 98 (30.82%) ITIL
7 97 (30.50%) Cisco
8 96 (30.19%) MS Excel
9 93 (29.25%) VMware Infrastructure
10 82 (25.79%) SQL
11 79 (24.84%) MCP
12 73 (22.96%) Windows Server 2008
13 72 (22.64%) MCITP
14 71 (22.33%) MS Exchange
15 67 (21.07%) MCSA
16 65 (20.44%) Windows Server 2003
17 60 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
18 59 (18.55%) Hyper-V
19 58 (18.24%) HP
20 56 (17.61%) CCNA
21 55 (17.30%) SharePoint
22 54 (16.98%) MS Office
23 53 (16.67%) TCP/IP
23 53 (16.67%) DNS
24 51 (16.04%) Linux
24 51 (16.04%) Security Cleared
24 51 (16.04%) Windows 7
25 44 (13.84%) Lync
26 41 (12.89%) Citrix

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 71 (22.33%) MS Exchange
2 55 (17.30%) SharePoint
3 44 (13.84%) Lync
4 41 (12.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (8.18%) IIS
6 24 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (1.26%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.94%) Site Server
12 2 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.31%) CMS
13 1 (0.31%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 96 (30.19%) MS Excel
2 54 (16.98%) MS Office
3 16 (5.03%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.52%) MS Project
5 4 (1.26%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.31%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.49%) Office 365
2 11 (3.46%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 53 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 53 (16.67%) DNS
2 39 (12.26%) Firewall
3 33 (10.38%) SAN
4 26 (8.18%) VPN
4 26 (8.18%) LAN
4 26 (8.18%) WAN
5 24 (7.55%) VoIP
6 21 (6.60%) DHCP
7 19 (5.97%) NAS
8 17 (5.35%) Internet
9 13 (4.09%) SMTP
10 11 (3.46%) Unified Communications
11 10 (3.14%) PBX
12 7 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (1.89%) iSCSI
14 5 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.57%) SSH
14 5 (1.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (30.82%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.77%) Big Data
5 11 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (3.46%) Oracle Database
6 7 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.89%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.89%) MySQL
8 5 (1.57%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.26%) MS Access
9 4 (1.26%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 15 (4.72%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (9.12%) Finance
2 23 (7.23%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.77%) Retail
4 8 (2.52%) Automotive
5 7 (2.20%) Legal
5 7 (2.20%) Billing
6 5 (1.57%) Back Office
7 4 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.94%) Advertising
9 2 (0.63%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Banking
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
10 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (17.30%) Support Engineer
2 43 (13.52%) Consultant
3 36 (11.32%) Architect
4 35 (11.01%) Analyst
5 31 (9.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 26 (8.18%) Support Analyst
7 23 (7.23%) IT Support
8 22 (6.92%) 2nd Line Support
9 19 (5.97%) Developer
10 17 (5.35%) Technical Support
11 16 (5.03%) Desktop Support
12 15 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support
13 14 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (4.09%) Desktop Engineer
14 13 (4.09%) IT Support Engineer
14 13 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 12 (3.77%) Administrator
15 12 (3.77%) Junior
15 12 (3.77%) Project Manager
16 10 (3.14%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (11.01%) .NET
2 27 (8.49%) ASP.NET
3 26 (8.18%) CSS
3 26 (8.18%) HTML
3 26 (8.18%) jQuery
4 20 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (5.66%) HTML5
5 18 (5.66%) Regular Expression
6 16 (5.03%) AngularJS
7 15 (4.72%) .NET Framework
8 12 (3.77%) JSON
8 12 (3.77%) CSS3
9 11 (3.46%) Entity Framework
9 11 (3.46%) XML
10 10 (3.14%) ODBC
10 10 (3.14%) Ajax
11 8 (2.52%) WCF
12 7 (2.20%) Software Packaging
12 7 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (1.89%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.86%) Computer Science
2 16 (5.03%) Clustering
2 16 (5.03%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.72%) Blackberry
4 10 (3.14%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.52%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (2.20%) N-Tier
7 7 (2.20%) PMI
8 6 (1.89%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.89%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.89%) iPad
8 6 (1.89%) iPhone
9 5 (1.57%) EqualLogic
9 5 (1.57%) Kindle
9 5 (1.57%) PKI
10 4 (1.26%) Replication
10 4 (1.26%) Open Source
11 2 (0.63%) Xbox
11 2 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 227 (71.38%) Windows
2 73 (22.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (20.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (16.04%) Windows 7
4 51 (16.04%) Linux
5 35 (11.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (5.97%) Windows XP
7 15 (4.72%) Windows 8
8 12 (3.77%) UNIX
9 10 (3.14%) Windows 2000
10 9 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (2.20%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.20%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (1.26%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.94%) Solaris
14 3 (0.94%) AIX
15 2 (0.63%) Android
15 2 (0.63%) CentOS
16 1 (0.31%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (30.82%) ITIL
2 36 (11.32%) Migration
3 29 (9.12%) Project Management
3 29 (9.12%) Problem Management
4 25 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (6.29%) MVC
6 18 (5.66%) SIEM
7 17 (5.35%) Capacity Planning
7 17 (5.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (4.09%) Server Monitoring
10 12 (3.77%) Configuration Management
10 12 (3.77%) Incident Management
11 11 (3.46%) Software Engineering
11 11 (3.46%) PRINCE2
12 10 (3.14%) TOGAF
12 10 (3.14%) Time Management
13 9 (2.83%) Load Balancing
13 9 (2.83%) Cyber Security
13 9 (2.83%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 82 (25.79%) SQL
2 31 (9.75%) C#
3 26 (8.18%) JavaScript
4 25 (7.86%) PowerShell
5 21 (6.60%) C
6 11 (3.46%) Java
7 8 (2.52%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.89%) JAQL
9 4 (1.26%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.26%) C++
10 3 (0.94%) VBScript
11 2 (0.63%) Python
12 1 (0.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 208 (65.41%) MCSE
2 79 (24.84%) MCP
3 72 (22.64%) MCITP
4 67 (21.07%) MCSA
5 60 (18.87%) Cisco Certification
6 56 (17.61%) CCNA
7 51 (16.04%) Security Cleared
8 41 (12.89%) SC Cleared
9 37 (11.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 34 (10.69%) Degree
10 34 (10.69%) DV Cleared
11 32 (10.06%) MCTS
12 21 (6.60%) CISSP
13 20 (6.29%) CCNP
14 12 (3.77%) CISA
14 12 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (3.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 9 (2.83%) VCP5
16 9 (2.83%) HP ASE
16 9 (2.83%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (7.86%) SLA
3 19 (5.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (3.46%) PCI DSS
5 9 (2.83%) GPG13
6 7 (2.20%) COBIT
7 5 (1.57%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 159 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 93 (29.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (18.55%) Hyper-V
4 22 (6.92%) vSphere
5 11 (3.46%) ISA Server
6 9 (2.83%) XenApp
6 9 (2.83%) VMware ESX
7 8 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (2.52%) Terminal Services
7 8 (2.52%) vCloud
7 8 (2.52%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (1.26%) Firmware
10 3 (0.94%) Samba
10 3 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.31%) UAG
11 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 36 (11.32%) SCCM
2 17 (5.35%) Legato
3 14 (4.40%) NetBackup
4 8 (2.52%) Backup Exec
5 7 (2.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 7 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (2.20%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (1.89%) DameWare
7 5 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.57%) Nagios
8 4 (1.26%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.94%) SCOM
10 2 (0.63%) AppManager
10 2 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.63%) vMotion
11 1 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.31%) SCSM
11 1 (0.31%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 223 (70.13%) Microsoft
2 120 (37.74%) VMware
3 97 (30.50%) Cisco
4 58 (18.24%) HP
5 41 (12.89%) Citrix
6 30 (9.43%) Juniper
7 29 (9.12%) EMC
8 28 (8.81%) NetApp
9 25 (7.86%) Symantec
10 23 (7.23%) Oracle
11 18 (5.66%) Apple
12 17 (5.35%) CommVault
13 16 (5.03%) CheckPoint
14 13 (4.09%) McAfee
14 13 (4.09%) Dell
15 12 (3.77%) Brocade
16 11 (3.46%) 3PAR
16 11 (3.46%) Avaya
17 9 (2.83%) Veeam
18 8 (2.52%) SAP
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22979 - £24179 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum + Gd benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Car
Posted: 12 days ago
Slough
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Clearswift Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Full Corporate Benefits + training and careerdevelopment
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Slough
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per Annum for the right candidate
Posted: 27 days ago