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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 39 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 113 174 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.89% 8.94% 7.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.89% 27.80% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 100 167 146
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
711 626 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.75% 32.17% 32.15%
Number of salaries quoted 508 548 547
Average salary £43,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.81% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -1 85 £43,500 +12.98% 10
High Wycombe -13 7 £38,750 +40.90% 1
Beaconsfield -7 3 £22,500 -55.00%
Marlow -18 3 £32,500 -40.90% 1
Chesham -4 1 £17,500 -27.08%
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 176 (83.02%) Microsoft
2 118 (55.66%) Windows
3 92 (43.40%) MCSE
4 89 (41.98%) SQL Server
5 69 (32.55%) MS Excel
6 62 (29.25%) Active Directory
6 62 (29.25%) .NET
6 62 (29.25%) C#
7 60 (28.30%) MS Exchange
8 51 (24.06%) MCP
9 50 (23.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 48 (22.64%) VMware
11 47 (22.17%) Degree
12 43 (20.28%) SQL
13 42 (19.81%) MCITP
14 40 (18.87%) ASP.NET
15 38 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
15 38 (17.92%) VMware Infrastructure
16 36 (16.98%) Hyper-V
17 35 (16.51%) MS Office
18 34 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
19 33 (15.57%) MVC
20 32 (15.09%) SharePoint
21 31 (14.62%) HTML
22 30 (14.15%) JavaScript
23 29 (13.68%) Cisco
24 28 (13.21%) MCSA
25 27 (12.74%) .NET Framework
25 27 (12.74%) Lync
26 24 (11.32%) Citrix

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 60 (28.30%) MS Exchange
2 32 (15.09%) SharePoint
3 27 (12.74%) Lync
4 23 (10.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (5.19%) IIS
8 9 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (1.42%) Site Server
11 3 (1.42%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.94%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 69 (32.55%) MS Excel
2 35 (16.51%) MS Office
3 18 (8.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.83%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.32%) LAN
1 24 (11.32%) WAN
2 22 (10.38%) DNS
2 22 (10.38%) Firewall
3 21 (9.91%) DHCP
4 19 (8.96%) TCP/IP
5 18 (8.49%) VoIP
6 14 (6.60%) Internet
7 7 (3.30%) SAN
7 7 (3.30%) Unified Communications
8 5 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (2.36%) Wireless
8 5 (2.36%) VLAN
8 5 (2.36%) VPN
9 4 (1.89%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.42%) Network Security
11 2 (0.94%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.47%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.47%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (41.98%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (9.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (8.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (8.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (6.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.94%) DTS
8 2 (0.94%) SSDT
8 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.47%) OLTP
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (9.91%) NUnit
2 17 (8.02%) Visual Studio
3 11 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.47%) Flash Builder
General
1 8 (3.77%) Finance
1 8 (3.77%) Marketing
2 6 (2.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (23.58%) Developer
2 35 (16.51%) .NET Developer
3 30 (14.15%) Support Engineer
4 26 (12.26%) Consultant
5 24 (11.32%) Analyst
6 20 (9.43%) Software Developer
7 18 (8.49%) DBA
7 18 (8.49%) 2nd Line Support
8 17 (8.02%) SQL DBA
9 16 (7.55%) Senior Developer
9 16 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
10 14 (6.60%) Architect
10 14 (6.60%) .NET Software Developer
11 13 (6.13%) Team Leader
12 12 (5.66%) Support Analyst
13 11 (5.19%) Development Team Leader
13 11 (5.19%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (5.19%) Software Development Team Leader
13 11 (5.19%) Software Team Leader
14 10 (4.72%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (29.25%) .NET
2 40 (18.87%) ASP.NET
3 31 (14.62%) HTML
4 27 (12.74%) .NET Framework
5 22 (10.38%) WCF
5 22 (10.38%) WPF
6 21 (9.91%) WinForms
7 20 (9.43%) LINQ
7 20 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (8.02%) CSS
9 15 (7.08%) HTML5
10 14 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 14 (6.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (6.60%) jQuery
10 14 (6.60%) Web Services
11 11 (5.19%) XHTML
11 11 (5.19%) Ajax
11 11 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (2.36%) XML
13 2 (0.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.19%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.36%) Blackberry
2 5 (2.36%) Clustering
3 3 (1.42%) iSeries
3 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (1.42%) EPoS
4 2 (0.94%) EqualLogic
4 2 (0.94%) Celerra
4 2 (0.94%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.47%) PACS
5 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 118 (55.66%) Windows
2 50 (23.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (8.49%) Windows 7
5 16 (7.55%) Windows XP
6 11 (5.19%) Windows Vista
7 10 (4.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.77%) Linux
9 3 (1.42%) Android
9 3 (1.42%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.42%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.94%) UNIX
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (15.57%) MVC
3 24 (11.32%) ITIL
4 22 (10.38%) Scrum
5 20 (9.43%) TDD
6 19 (8.96%) OO
7 18 (8.49%) Migration
8 15 (7.08%) Unit Testing
9 14 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (6.60%) Refactoring
9 14 (6.60%) OOD
10 8 (3.77%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.77%) Incident Management
10 8 (3.77%) Data Protection
11 7 (3.30%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (3.30%) Data Management
12 6 (2.83%) Asset Management
12 6 (2.83%) Project Management
12 6 (2.83%) User Stories
13 5 (2.36%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 62 (29.25%) C#
2 43 (20.28%) SQL
3 30 (14.15%) JavaScript
4 24 (11.32%) T-SQL
5 9 (4.25%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 92 (43.40%) MCSE
2 51 (24.06%) MCP
3 47 (22.17%) Degree
4 42 (19.81%) MCITP
5 28 (13.21%) MCSA
6 24 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (11.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (10.38%) MCTS
7 22 (10.38%) MCAD
7 22 (10.38%) MCSD
8 19 (8.96%) CCNA
9 13 (6.13%) CCNP
10 9 (4.25%) SC Cleared
10 9 (4.25%) Security Cleared
11 8 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (3.77%) CCEE
12 7 (3.30%) MCDBA
13 6 (2.83%) MCDST
13 6 (2.83%) HP ASE
13 6 (2.83%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.13%) SLA
2 5 (2.36%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) DICOM
System Software
1 62 (29.25%) Active Directory
2 38 (17.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (16.98%) Hyper-V
4 21 (9.91%) Forefront TMG
5 17 (8.02%) XenApp
6 16 (7.55%) XenDesktop
7 12 (5.66%) vSphere
8 11 (5.19%) UAG
9 10 (4.72%) XenServer
10 7 (3.30%) Terminal Services
10 7 (3.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.94%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.94%) vCloud
12 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.47%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 11 (5.19%) SCCM
2 10 (4.72%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.36%) SCOM
5 4 (1.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (1.89%) MOM
6 3 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Storage Server
7 1 (0.47%) WSUS
7 1 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 176 (83.02%) Microsoft
2 48 (22.64%) VMware
3 29 (13.68%) Cisco
4 24 (11.32%) Citrix
5 22 (10.38%) HP
6 19 (8.96%) Symantec
7 8 (3.77%) Remedy
7 8 (3.77%) Dell
8 7 (3.30%) IBM
8 7 (3.30%) Websense
9 6 (2.83%) Apple
9 6 (2.83%) Veeam
9 6 (2.83%) McAfee
10 5 (2.36%) Civica
10 5 (2.36%) Comino
11 4 (1.89%) EMC
12 3 (1.42%) NetApp
12 3 (1.42%) Computacenter
13 2 (0.94%) Kaspersky
13 2 (0.94%) 3PAR
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
McAfee
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Training Package + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
McAfee
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Marlow
Softcat
Salary: Competitive salary, benefits and bonus scheme
Posted: 21 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago