The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 45 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 106 141 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.07% 7.23% 9.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.69% 24.44% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89 132 180
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
635 577 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.38% 29.60% 37.15%
Number of salaries quoted 437 505 616
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Buckinghamshire region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
Milton Keynes -17 54 £42,500 +6.25% 6
High Wycombe +3 21 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Chesham -1 4 £24,500 -38.75%
Amersham -3 4 £50,000 +66.66%
Newport Pagnell 0 2 £52,500 +75.00%
Marlow -4 1 - -
Aylesbury -21 1 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

1 200 (91.74%) Microsoft
2 111 (50.92%) Windows
3 103 (47.25%) MCSE
4 94 (43.12%) SQL Server
5 89 (40.83%) MS Exchange
6 74 (33.94%) MS Excel
7 67 (30.73%) Active Directory
8 62 (28.44%) MCITP
9 57 (26.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 57 (26.15%) Lync
10 56 (25.69%) SharePoint
11 53 (24.31%) .NET
11 53 (24.31%) VMware
12 51 (23.39%) SQL
13 50 (22.94%) C#
14 46 (21.10%) Hyper-V
15 44 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2010
16 40 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
17 36 (16.51%) MCP
18 34 (15.60%) Windows Server 2012
19 32 (14.68%) MCTS
19 32 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
20 31 (14.22%) Exchange Server 2013
21 30 (13.76%) SQL Server 2008
21 30 (13.76%) Scrum
21 30 (13.76%) Windows Server 2003
22 29 (13.30%) T-SQL
23 28 (12.84%) ASP.NET
24 27 (12.39%) VoIP
24 27 (12.39%) HP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 89 (40.83%) MS Exchange
2 57 (26.15%) Lync
3 56 (25.69%) SharePoint
4 44 (20.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (14.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 23 (10.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 22 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (6.42%) IIS
8 14 (6.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (3.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.92%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.46%) Apache
13 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 74 (33.94%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.17%) MS Office
3 16 (7.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.47%) Office 365
2 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.39%) VoIP
2 22 (10.09%) WAN
2 22 (10.09%) LAN
3 20 (9.17%) Firewall
4 16 (7.34%) SAN
4 16 (7.34%) DHCP
4 16 (7.34%) DNS
5 14 (6.42%) TCP/IP
6 9 (4.13%) Unified Communications
7 5 (2.29%) VPN
7 5 (2.29%) PBX
8 3 (1.38%) Network Security
8 3 (1.38%) VLAN
9 2 (0.92%) Internet
9 2 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.92%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.46%) NAS
10 1 (0.46%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (43.12%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (10.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (10.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (10.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (9.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (9.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (8.72%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.38%) SSDT
8 3 (1.38%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.92%) DTS
9 2 (0.92%) OLTP
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.46%) MS Access
10 1 (0.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (9.17%) NUnit
2 12 (5.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (3.67%) Marketing
1 8 (3.67%) Finance
2 3 (1.38%) Retail
3 1 (0.46%) Banking
3 1 (0.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (23.85%) Developer
2 39 (17.89%) Consultant
3 25 (11.47%) Support Engineer
4 23 (10.55%) Software Developer
4 23 (10.55%) SQL Developer
5 20 (9.17%) .NET Developer
6 17 (7.80%) Technical Consultant
7 15 (6.88%) .NET Software Developer
8 14 (6.42%) Team Leader
8 14 (6.42%) SQL Server Developer
9 13 (5.96%) Architect
9 13 (5.96%) Analyst
9 13 (5.96%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (5.50%) Development Team Leader
10 12 (5.50%) DBA
11 11 (5.05%) SQL DBA
11 11 (5.05%) Microsoft Consultant
11 11 (5.05%) Exchange Specialist
12 9 (4.13%) Software Team Leader
12 9 (4.13%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (24.31%) .NET
2 28 (12.84%) ASP.NET
3 20 (9.17%) WCF
3 20 (9.17%) WPF
3 20 (9.17%) HTML
4 19 (8.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (7.80%) HTML5
6 15 (6.88%) LINQ
6 15 (6.88%) jQuery
6 15 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 15 (6.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (5.96%) Web Services
8 9 (4.13%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.29%) XML
10 4 (1.83%) CSS
10 4 (1.83%) WinForms
11 3 (1.38%) Application Packaging
12 2 (0.92%) Silverlight
13 1 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
13 1 (0.46%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.59%) Clustering
2 7 (3.21%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.75%) EqualLogic
4 4 (1.83%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.83%) Replication
5 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.46%) Celerra
6 1 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.46%) PKI
6 1 (0.46%) Statistics
6 1 (0.46%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.46%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 111 (50.92%) Windows
2 57 (26.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (15.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (13.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (6.42%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.67%) Linux
7 6 (2.75%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.83%) UNIX
8 4 (1.83%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.83%) Android
9 3 (1.38%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (13.76%) Scrum
3 27 (12.39%) MVC
4 25 (11.47%) Migration
5 24 (11.01%) ITIL
6 22 (10.09%) Unit Testing
7 21 (9.63%) OO
8 19 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (7.34%) OOD
10 15 (6.88%) Data Modelling
10 15 (6.88%) Refactoring
10 15 (6.88%) TDD
10 15 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (3.67%) Service Delivery
11 8 (3.67%) Data Protection
12 7 (3.21%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (3.21%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (2.75%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (2.75%) Identity Management
13 6 (2.75%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (23.39%) SQL
2 50 (22.94%) C#
3 29 (13.30%) T-SQL
4 20 (9.17%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.13%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.21%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.92%) C
8 1 (0.46%) Java
8 1 (0.46%) VBA
8 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 103 (47.25%) MCSE
2 62 (28.44%) MCITP
3 36 (16.51%) MCP
4 32 (14.68%) MCTS
5 27 (12.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (11.93%) MCSA
7 25 (11.47%) Degree
8 20 (9.17%) MCAD
8 20 (9.17%) MCSD
9 18 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (7.34%) CCNA
11 14 (6.42%) SC Cleared
11 14 (6.42%) Security Cleared
12 9 (4.13%) NCDA
12 9 (4.13%) VCAP
12 9 (4.13%) CCNP
13 8 (3.67%) NCIE
14 5 (2.29%) CCEE
14 5 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (1.83%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.67%) SLA
2 4 (1.83%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.92%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.46%) DICOM
5 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 67 (30.73%) Active Directory
2 46 (21.10%) Hyper-V
3 40 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (10.55%) Forefront TMG
5 18 (8.26%) XenApp
6 17 (7.80%) XenDesktop
7 14 (6.42%) vSphere
8 12 (5.50%) XenServer
9 11 (5.05%) UAG
10 10 (4.59%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (3.67%) VMware ESX
12 3 (1.38%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.92%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.46%) vCloud
14 1 (0.46%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (6.88%) SCCM
2 11 (5.05%) Backup Exec
3 7 (3.21%) SCOM
4 6 (2.75%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.29%) SCVMM
5 5 (2.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.38%) MOM
8 2 (0.92%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.92%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.46%) WSUS
9 1 (0.46%) Windows Storage Server
9 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.46%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 200 (91.74%) Microsoft
2 53 (24.31%) VMware
3 27 (12.39%) HP
4 24 (11.01%) Cisco
4 24 (11.01%) Citrix
5 18 (8.26%) Symantec
6 17 (7.80%) Dell
7 11 (5.05%) NetApp
8 10 (4.59%) Veeam
9 9 (4.13%) EMC
10 7 (3.21%) Websense
10 7 (3.21%) Remedy
11 6 (2.75%) McAfee
12 5 (2.29%) PlateSpin
13 4 (1.83%) Apple
14 3 (1.38%) Computacenter
14 3 (1.38%) Oracle
15 2 (0.92%) Progress
15 2 (0.92%) IBM
15 2 (0.92%) Lotus
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