The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 46 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 97 104 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.63% 5.17% 6.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.65% 17.60% 19.94%
Number of salaries quoted 69 84 127
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
662 591 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.63% 29.39% 33.14%
Number of salaries quoted 476 485 586
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,700 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +2 65 £42,000 +7.00% 3
High Wycombe -8 6 £30,000 +57.89% 2
Iver - 3 £42,500 -
Buckingham - 2 £27,500 -
Chesham -3 1 £27,500 +14.58%
Marlow -7 1 £55,000 +46.66%
Gerrards Cross - 1 £37,500 -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £27,500 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 173 (90.58%) Microsoft
2 108 (56.54%) Windows
3 91 (47.64%) SQL Server
4 89 (46.60%) SQL
4 89 (46.60%) MCSE
5 84 (43.98%) MS Excel
6 67 (35.08%) Active Directory
7 63 (32.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 58 (30.37%) MS Exchange
9 55 (28.80%) MCITP
10 50 (26.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 49 (25.65%) VMware
12 48 (25.13%) T-SQL
13 47 (24.61%) SharePoint
14 38 (19.90%) MVC
15 37 (19.37%) Windows Server 2003
15 37 (19.37%) Exchange Server 2010
16 35 (18.32%) Lync
16 35 (18.32%) SAN
17 34 (17.80%) SQL Server 2008
17 34 (17.80%) VMware Infrastructure
18 33 (17.28%) Hyper-V
19 31 (16.23%) Scrum
19 31 (16.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 30 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2013
21 28 (14.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 28 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
21 28 (14.66%) .NET
21 28 (14.66%) MCSA
22 27 (14.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 58 (30.37%) MS Exchange
2 47 (24.61%) SharePoint
3 37 (19.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (18.32%) Lync
5 30 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (5.76%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (5.76%) IIS
9 6 (3.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.57%) Apache
12 2 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 84 (43.98%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.42%) MS Office
3 2 (1.05%) MS Project
4 1 (0.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.09%) Office 365
2 10 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (18.32%) SAN
2 20 (10.47%) Firewall
3 14 (7.33%) LAN
3 14 (7.33%) WAN
3 14 (7.33%) NAS
4 9 (4.71%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.19%) Network Security
6 7 (3.66%) VoIP
7 5 (2.62%) iSCSI
7 5 (2.62%) Unified Communications
7 5 (2.62%) DNS
8 4 (2.09%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (2.09%) Internet
8 4 (2.09%) PBX
8 4 (2.09%) DHCP
9 3 (1.57%) VPN
9 3 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.05%) Broadband
11 1 (0.52%) HTTP
11 1 (0.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (47.64%) SQL Server
2 34 (17.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (16.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 28 (14.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (13.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (9.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 16 (8.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (8.38%) SSDT
7 16 (8.38%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (5.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (3.14%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.62%) MySQL
11 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.52%) OLAP
13 1 (0.52%) MS Access
13 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (3.66%) Finance
2 4 (2.09%) Local Government
2 4 (2.09%) Banking
3 3 (1.57%) Marketing
3 3 (1.57%) French Language
3 3 (1.57%) German Language
3 3 (1.57%) Italian Language
3 3 (1.57%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.05%) Retail
5 1 (0.52%) Back Office
5 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (30.89%) Developer
2 33 (17.28%) SQL Developer
3 32 (16.75%) Consultant
4 22 (11.52%) .NET Developer
5 20 (10.47%) Database Developer
5 20 (10.47%) Software Developer
5 20 (10.47%) .NET Software Developer
6 18 (9.42%) SQL Database Developer
6 18 (9.42%) DBA
6 18 (9.42%) SQL DBA
7 17 (8.90%) SQL Server DBA
7 17 (8.90%) Support Engineer
8 16 (8.38%) Technical Consultant
8 16 (8.38%) Systems Engineer
9 14 (7.33%) Analyst
9 14 (7.33%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (6.28%) Development DBA
10 12 (6.28%) SQL Server Development DBA
11 9 (4.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
11 9 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.66%) .NET
2 23 (12.04%) ASP.NET
2 23 (12.04%) HTML
2 23 (12.04%) ASP.NET MVC
2 23 (12.04%) HTML5
3 21 (10.99%) jQuery
4 20 (10.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 20 (10.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 20 (10.47%) LINQ
5 11 (5.76%) Web Services
6 8 (4.19%) WinForms
7 3 (1.57%) CSS
8 2 (1.05%) XML
8 2 (1.05%) WCF
8 2 (1.05%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.52%) REST
9 1 (0.52%) CSS3
9 1 (0.52%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.52%) Middleware
9 1 (0.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.42%) Clustering
3 6 (3.14%) Replication
4 5 (2.62%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.62%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.05%) FMCG
5 2 (1.05%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.05%) PMI
6 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.52%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 108 (56.54%) Windows
2 63 (32.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (26.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (19.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (9.42%) Windows 7
6 8 (4.19%) Windows XP
7 7 (3.66%) Windows Vista
8 6 (3.14%) UNIX
8 6 (3.14%) Windows 2000
9 5 (2.62%) Windows NT
9 5 (2.62%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.57%) Linux
11 2 (1.05%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.90%) MVC
2 31 (16.23%) Scrum
3 28 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (12.57%) ITIL
5 22 (11.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 20 (10.47%) OO
6 20 (10.47%) OOD
6 20 (10.47%) TDD
6 20 (10.47%) Refactoring
6 20 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (9.95%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (8.90%) Migration
9 14 (7.33%) Load Testing
9 14 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (6.81%) Mentoring
11 11 (5.76%) Data Modelling
12 8 (4.19%) Project Management
13 7 (3.66%) Change Management
13 7 (3.66%) PRINCE2
14 5 (2.62%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 89 (46.60%) SQL
2 48 (25.13%) T-SQL
3 26 (13.61%) C#
4 23 (12.04%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.57%) C
5 3 (1.57%) Java
5 3 (1.57%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.05%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.52%) VBA
7 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 89 (46.60%) MCSE
2 55 (28.80%) MCITP
3 28 (14.66%) MCSA
4 27 (14.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 19 (9.95%) MCTS
6 14 (7.33%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (6.81%) CCNA
7 13 (6.81%) MCP
8 12 (6.28%) Degree
9 11 (5.76%) Security Cleared
10 9 (4.71%) SC Cleared
11 8 (4.19%) NCDA
11 8 (4.19%) NCIE
11 8 (4.19%) VCAP
12 6 (3.14%) CCA
12 6 (3.14%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (3.14%) CCEA
13 5 (2.62%) MCDST
14 4 (2.09%) CCNP
14 4 (2.09%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.85%) SLA
2 3 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.05%) QA
3 2 (1.05%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 67 (35.08%) Active Directory
2 34 (17.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (17.28%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.24%) VMware ESX
4 10 (5.24%) Forefront TMG
5 9 (4.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (4.19%) XenApp
6 8 (4.19%) XenDesktop
6 8 (4.19%) vSphere
7 7 (3.66%) XenServer
8 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (2.62%) Terminal Services
8 5 (2.62%) ISA Server
9 3 (1.57%) UAG
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.05%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (5.24%) Backup Exec
2 8 (4.19%) SCOM
2 8 (4.19%) SCVMM
3 6 (3.14%) SCCM
3 6 (3.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.62%) BladeLogic
4 5 (2.62%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.09%) Windows Intune
5 4 (2.09%) SCOrch
5 4 (2.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (2.09%) SCSM
6 3 (1.57%) Foglight
7 2 (1.05%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 173 (90.58%) Microsoft
2 49 (25.65%) VMware
3 26 (13.61%) Citrix
4 24 (12.57%) HP
5 16 (8.38%) Dell
6 13 (6.81%) Cisco
7 11 (5.76%) NetApp
8 9 (4.71%) Symantec
9 8 (4.19%) Veeam
10 7 (3.66%) EMC
11 5 (2.62%) PlateSpin
11 5 (2.62%) McAfee
12 4 (2.09%) Intel
13 3 (1.57%) Remedy
13 3 (1.57%) Websense
13 3 (1.57%) Oracle
14 2 (1.05%) Computacenter
15 1 (0.52%) Meridio
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonuses + Much more benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago