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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 58 42 20
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 60 97 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.30% 5.33% 9.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.43% 18.06% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 50 82 170
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,400 £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
575 537 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.63% 29.51% 33.61%
Number of salaries quoted 417 431 589
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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
Milton Keynes -17 43 £42,500 +6.25% 7
High Wycombe -1 8 £35,000 +47.36% 2
Iver - 2 £42,500 -
Chesham -1 1 £27,500 +11.11%
Gerrards Cross - 1 £37,500 -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £27,500 -
Buckingham - 1 £27,500 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 136 (88.31%) Microsoft
2 83 (53.90%) SQL Server
3 80 (51.95%) Windows
4 72 (46.75%) SQL
5 69 (44.81%) MS Excel
6 62 (40.26%) MCSE
7 51 (33.12%) Active Directory
8 48 (31.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 45 (29.22%) T-SQL
10 38 (24.68%) MS Exchange
10 38 (24.68%) VMware
11 37 (24.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 33 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 32 (20.78%) Windows Server 2003
14 31 (20.13%) .NET
14 31 (20.13%) MVC
15 30 (19.48%) MCSA
15 30 (19.48%) SharePoint
16 29 (18.83%) ITIL
17 26 (16.88%) Scrum
17 26 (16.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 25 (16.23%) MCITP
18 25 (16.23%) Disaster Recovery
19 24 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
19 24 (15.58%) C#
20 23 (14.94%) SAN
20 23 (14.94%) Citrix
20 23 (14.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 23 (14.94%) Firewall

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 38 (24.68%) MS Exchange
2 30 (19.48%) SharePoint
3 23 (14.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (11.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (8.44%) Lync
6 13 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (7.14%) IIS
8 5 (3.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (3.25%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.30%) Apache
11 1 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 69 (44.81%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.74%) MS Office
3 2 (1.30%) MS Project
4 1 (0.65%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.14%) Office 365
2 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.94%) SAN
1 23 (14.94%) Firewall
2 13 (8.44%) NAS
3 11 (7.14%) LAN
3 11 (7.14%) WAN
4 9 (5.84%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.90%) DNS
5 6 (3.90%) Network Security
6 5 (3.25%) iSCSI
6 5 (3.25%) DHCP
7 4 (2.60%) VPN
7 4 (2.60%) Internet
7 4 (2.60%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (1.95%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.30%) Broadband
9 2 (1.30%) VoIP
9 2 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.65%) MPLS
10 1 (0.65%) HTTP
10 1 (0.65%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (53.90%) SQL Server
2 33 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (16.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 23 (14.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (12.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (12.99%) SSDT
6 13 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (8.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (7.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (5.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (3.90%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.60%) MySQL
11 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.65%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.65%) MS Access
12 1 (0.65%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.30%) NUnit
1 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (5.19%) Marketing
2 7 (4.55%) Finance
3 4 (2.60%) Local Government
3 4 (2.60%) Banking
4 3 (1.95%) French Language
4 3 (1.95%) German Language
4 3 (1.95%) Italian Language
4 3 (1.95%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.30%) Retail
5 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (37.01%) Developer
2 33 (21.43%) SQL Developer
3 23 (14.94%) Database Developer
4 21 (13.64%) SQL Database Developer
5 20 (12.99%) Consultant
6 18 (11.69%) .NET Developer
7 16 (10.39%) .NET Software Developer
7 16 (10.39%) Software Developer
7 16 (10.39%) Systems Engineer
8 15 (9.74%) DBA
8 15 (9.74%) Analyst
8 15 (9.74%) SQL Server DBA
8 15 (9.74%) SQL DBA
9 14 (9.09%) Support Engineer
10 11 (7.14%) Development DBA
10 11 (7.14%) SQL Server Development DBA
10 11 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (5.84%) Technical Consultant
11 9 (5.84%) Windows Systems Engineer
12 7 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (20.13%) .NET
2 18 (11.69%) LINQ
2 18 (11.69%) ASP.NET
3 17 (11.04%) HTML
3 17 (11.04%) jQuery
3 17 (11.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (11.04%) HTML5
4 16 (10.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 16 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (5.19%) WinForms
6 7 (4.55%) Web Services
7 4 (2.60%) WCF
8 2 (1.30%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.30%) WPF
9 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.65%) CSS3
9 1 (0.65%) REST
9 1 (0.65%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.65%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.14%) Clustering
3 5 (3.25%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.30%) PMI
4 2 (1.30%) FMCG
4 2 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.30%) Replication
5 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.65%) iPhone
5 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 80 (51.95%) Windows
2 48 (31.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (24.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (20.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.90%) Windows 2000
6 6 (3.90%) UNIX
7 5 (3.25%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (3.25%) Windows Vista
7 5 (3.25%) Windows NT
7 5 (3.25%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.30%) Linux
8 2 (1.30%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.13%) MVC
2 29 (18.83%) ITIL
3 26 (16.88%) Scrum
4 25 (16.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 24 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (12.99%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (11.69%) TDD
8 16 (10.39%) Refactoring
8 16 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (10.39%) OO
8 16 (10.39%) OOD
9 13 (8.44%) Load Testing
10 11 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (6.49%) Migration
12 8 (5.19%) Data Modelling
12 8 (5.19%) PRINCE2
13 7 (4.55%) Incident Management
13 7 (4.55%) Change Management
14 6 (3.90%) Service Delivery
15 5 (3.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 72 (46.75%) SQL
2 45 (29.22%) T-SQL
3 24 (15.58%) C#
4 17 (11.04%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.60%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.95%) Java
7 1 (0.65%) C
7 1 (0.65%) VB
7 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (40.26%) MCSE
2 30 (19.48%) MCSA
3 25 (16.23%) MCITP
4 23 (14.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 21 (13.64%) MCP
6 16 (10.39%) CCNA
6 16 (10.39%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (9.09%) Degree
8 10 (6.49%) Security Cleared
9 8 (5.19%) SC Cleared
10 7 (4.55%) MCTS
10 7 (4.55%) CCNP
11 6 (3.90%) CCA
11 6 (3.90%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (3.90%) CCEA
12 5 (3.25%) VCP5
12 5 (3.25%) MCDST
12 5 (3.25%) MCSD
13 4 (2.60%) MCDBA
14 2 (1.30%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.39%) SLA
2 3 (1.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.30%) QA
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.65%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 51 (33.12%) Active Directory
2 33 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (12.99%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.49%) VMware ESX
5 9 (5.84%) XenApp
6 8 (5.19%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (3.90%) vSphere
8 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (3.25%) ISA Server
8 5 (3.25%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.60%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (2.60%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (3.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 6 (3.90%) SCOM
2 5 (3.25%) SCVMM
2 5 (3.25%) SCCM
2 5 (3.25%) BladeLogic
3 4 (2.60%) Windows Intune
3 4 (2.60%) SCOrch
3 4 (2.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (2.60%) SCSM
4 3 (1.95%) Foglight
4 3 (1.95%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 136 (88.31%) Microsoft
2 38 (24.68%) VMware
3 23 (14.94%) Citrix
4 13 (8.44%) HP
5 11 (7.14%) Cisco
6 9 (5.84%) Intel
7 8 (5.19%) Dell
8 5 (3.25%) Symantec
9 4 (2.60%) Websense
9 4 (2.60%) Remedy
10 2 (1.30%) McAfee
11 1 (0.65%) Mitel
11 1 (0.65%) Veeam
11 1 (0.65%) Avaya
11 1 (0.65%) EMC
11 1 (0.65%) Juniper
11 1 (0.65%) NetApp
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum +Certification Training + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £28000.00 - £31000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum £30,000 - £38,000 + Certification Tr
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago