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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 48 37 23
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 88 109 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.40% 5.84% 8.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.52% 21.29% 22.32%
Number of salaries quoted 59 99 149
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +1.33%
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
606 512 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.33% 27.45% 37.13%
Number of salaries quoted 426 447 574
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -3 53 £42,500 +6.25% 11
High Wycombe +2 14 £35,000 - 1
Chesham -3 4 £26,250 -34.37%
Amersham -5 2 £50,000 +66.66%
Marlow -6 1 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Buckingham - 1 £27,500 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 185 (92.04%) Microsoft
2 109 (54.23%) Windows
3 104 (51.74%) SQL Server
4 98 (48.76%) MCSE
5 85 (42.29%) MS Excel
6 72 (35.82%) MS Exchange
7 70 (34.83%) Active Directory
8 69 (34.33%) SQL
9 61 (30.35%) MCITP
10 60 (29.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 52 (25.87%) SharePoint
11 52 (25.87%) Lync
12 51 (25.37%) VMware
13 46 (22.89%) Exchange Server 2010
13 46 (22.89%) Windows Server 2012
14 39 (19.40%) Scrum
15 38 (18.91%) T-SQL
15 38 (18.91%) Exchange Server 2013
16 37 (18.41%) Hyper-V
16 37 (18.41%) .NET
17 36 (17.91%) SQL Server 2008
17 36 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
18 34 (16.92%) C#
18 34 (16.92%) MCSA
19 33 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
20 29 (14.43%) MVC
20 29 (14.43%) Office 365
21 28 (13.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 27 (13.43%) MCTS
22 27 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 72 (35.82%) MS Exchange
2 52 (25.87%) Lync
2 52 (25.87%) SharePoint
3 46 (22.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 38 (18.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (12.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (5.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (4.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (3.48%) IIS
10 5 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.49%) Apache
12 2 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 85 (42.29%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.96%) MS Office
3 8 (3.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.43%) Office 365
2 8 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.45%) SAN
2 14 (6.97%) Firewall
2 14 (6.97%) VoIP
3 13 (6.47%) TCP/IP
4 12 (5.97%) WAN
4 12 (5.97%) LAN
5 9 (4.48%) DHCP
5 9 (4.48%) DNS
6 8 (3.98%) Unified Communications
7 5 (2.49%) NAS
7 5 (2.49%) PBX
7 5 (2.49%) Network Security
8 4 (1.99%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.99%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.49%) VLAN
9 3 (1.49%) Internet
9 3 (1.49%) VPN
10 1 (0.50%) PSTN
10 1 (0.50%) SMTP
10 1 (0.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (51.74%) SQL Server
2 36 (17.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (13.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 26 (12.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (11.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (11.94%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (10.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (9.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (4.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 9 (4.48%) SSDT
10 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.49%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.00%) MySQL
12 1 (0.50%) OLTP
12 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.50%) OLAP
12 1 (0.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (5.97%) NUnit
2 7 (3.48%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (4.48%) Finance
2 3 (1.49%) Local Government
3 1 (0.50%) Marketing
3 1 (0.50%) Banking
3 1 (0.50%) Retail
3 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 65 (32.34%) Developer
2 38 (18.91%) SQL Developer
3 33 (16.42%) Consultant
4 25 (12.44%) Support Engineer
5 21 (10.45%) Software Developer
6 20 (9.95%) .NET Developer
7 18 (8.96%) Technical Consultant
8 17 (8.46%) .NET Software Developer
9 14 (6.97%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (6.97%) SQL Server Developer
10 13 (6.47%) SQL DBA
10 13 (6.47%) Database Developer
10 13 (6.47%) DBA
11 11 (5.47%) SQL Database Developer
12 10 (4.98%) SQL Server DBA
13 9 (4.48%) Team Leader
13 9 (4.48%) Development DBA
13 9 (4.48%) SQL Server Development DBA
14 8 (3.98%) Microsoft Consultant
14 8 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (18.41%) .NET
2 22 (10.95%) ASP.NET
3 20 (9.95%) HTML
4 19 (9.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (9.45%) HTML5
5 17 (8.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 17 (8.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 17 (8.46%) LINQ
5 17 (8.46%) jQuery
6 12 (5.97%) WCF
6 12 (5.97%) WPF
7 11 (5.47%) Web Services
8 9 (4.48%) WinForms
9 4 (1.99%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.99%) Application Packaging
10 3 (1.49%) XML
11 2 (1.00%) CSS
11 2 (1.00%) Silverlight
12 1 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (0.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.98%) Clustering
3 5 (2.49%) Replication
3 5 (2.49%) EqualLogic
4 4 (1.99%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.49%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.50%) PKI
7 1 (0.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 109 (54.23%) Windows
2 60 (29.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (22.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (8.96%) Windows 7
6 9 (4.48%) Linux
7 5 (2.49%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.99%) UNIX
9 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.00%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.00%) Android
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.40%) Scrum
2 33 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (14.43%) MVC
4 24 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (11.94%) Mentoring
5 22 (10.95%) Data Modelling
5 22 (10.95%) Migration
6 18 (8.96%) OOD
6 18 (8.96%) OO
7 17 (8.46%) ITIL
7 17 (8.46%) TDD
7 17 (8.46%) Refactoring
7 17 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (6.97%) Unit Testing
9 13 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (4.98%) Coaching
12 9 (4.48%) Load Testing
13 8 (3.98%) Line Management
14 5 (2.49%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 69 (34.33%) SQL
2 38 (18.91%) T-SQL
3 34 (16.92%) C#
4 20 (9.95%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.49%) Java
5 3 (1.49%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.49%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.00%) C
7 1 (0.50%) VBA
7 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 98 (48.76%) MCSE
2 61 (30.35%) MCITP
3 34 (16.92%) MCSA
4 27 (13.43%) MCTS
5 25 (12.44%) MCP
6 24 (11.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (7.96%) Degree
7 16 (7.96%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (6.97%) CCNA
9 12 (5.97%) MCAD
9 12 (5.97%) MCSD
10 10 (4.98%) SC Cleared
10 10 (4.98%) Security Cleared
11 8 (3.98%) NCDA
11 8 (3.98%) NCIE
11 8 (3.98%) VCAP
12 3 (1.49%) VTSP
12 3 (1.49%) CCA
12 3 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.49%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.99%) SLA
2 4 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.49%) QA
3 3 (1.49%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (34.83%) Active Directory
2 37 (18.41%) Hyper-V
3 36 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (6.97%) Forefront TMG
5 9 (4.48%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (3.98%) XenApp
6 8 (3.98%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.98%) vSphere
7 7 (3.48%) XenServer
7 7 (3.48%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.99%) UAG
9 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (6.97%) SCCM
2 10 (4.98%) SCVMM
3 9 (4.48%) Backup Exec
4 8 (3.98%) SCOM
5 6 (2.99%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.99%) SCSM
6 4 (1.99%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.99%) Windows Intune
7 2 (1.00%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.00%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 185 (92.04%) Microsoft
2 51 (25.37%) VMware
3 24 (11.94%) HP
4 19 (9.45%) Citrix
5 16 (7.96%) Cisco
6 14 (6.97%) Dell
7 11 (5.47%) NetApp
8 9 (4.48%) Symantec
8 9 (4.48%) Veeam
9 8 (3.98%) EMC
10 5 (2.49%) PlateSpin
11 4 (1.99%) McAfee
12 3 (1.49%) Websense
12 3 (1.49%) Remedy
12 3 (1.49%) Oracle
13 2 (1.00%) Apple
13 2 (1.00%) Computacenter
14 1 (0.50%) Meridio
14 1 (0.50%) Mitel
14 1 (0.50%) Polycom
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 33,000 to £44,000 + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum + Car Allowance or Company Car + Gre
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £34500.00 per annum + 3,750pa On-Call + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £29000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £28,000 to £32,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + Much more benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 per annum + OT + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Aylesbury
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + OT + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago