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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 62 79 56
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 71 68 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.47% 3.09% 4.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.55% 10.99% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 59 47 58
Median salary £40,000 £33,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,240
% change year-on-year
- +3.47%
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
429 619 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.03% 28.10% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 317 458 434
Median salary £42,500 £42,375 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +17 37 £41,000 +20.58% 5
High Wycombe +12 19 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Marlow -5 3 - -
Newport Pagnell - 3 £34,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 97 (87.39%) Windows
2 91 (81.98%) Microsoft
3 63 (56.76%) VMware
4 57 (51.35%) Active Directory
5 56 (50.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 51 (45.95%) Windows Server
7 50 (45.05%) Citrix
8 49 (44.14%) MS Exchange
9 48 (43.24%) SAN
10 46 (41.44%) MCSE
10 46 (41.44%) MCITP
11 43 (38.74%) Cisco
12 41 (36.94%) ITIL
13 39 (35.14%) MS Excel
14 37 (33.33%) LAN
14 37 (33.33%) WAN
14 37 (33.33%) TCP/IP
15 36 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
16 34 (30.63%) CCNA
16 34 (30.63%) MCSA
16 34 (30.63%) SQL Server
17 32 (28.83%) MCP
17 32 (28.83%) XenApp
18 31 (27.93%) Finance
19 30 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
20 28 (25.23%) Windows 7
20 28 (25.23%) SQL
20 28 (25.23%) NetApp
21 27 (24.32%) CCNP
21 27 (24.32%) MCTS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 49 (44.14%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (7.21%) IIS
5 7 (6.31%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (5.41%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (35.14%) MS Excel
2 26 (23.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Office 365
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.80%) Yammer
4 1 (0.90%) IaaS
4 1 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (43.24%) SAN
2 37 (33.33%) LAN
2 37 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 37 (33.33%) WAN
3 24 (21.62%) Firewall
4 13 (11.71%) NAS
5 11 (9.91%) DNS
6 10 (9.01%) DHCP
7 9 (8.11%) MPLS
8 5 (4.50%) FCoE
8 5 (4.50%) VoIP
9 4 (3.60%) Cisco IPT
9 4 (3.60%) Internet
9 4 (3.60%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.70%) FTP
10 3 (2.70%) SSH
10 3 (2.70%) Wireless
11 2 (1.80%) Network Security
11 2 (1.80%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (7.21%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.41%) Big Data
4 6 (5.41%) Hadoop
4 6 (5.41%) MySQL
4 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.90%) JIRA
General
1 31 (27.93%) Finance
2 16 (14.41%) Retail
3 8 (7.21%) Marketing
4 3 (2.70%) Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (32.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (18.02%) VMware Engineer
3 17 (15.32%) Wintel Engineer
4 15 (13.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 13 (11.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (11.71%) Analyst
6 12 (10.81%) Developer
6 12 (10.81%) SQL Developer
7 11 (9.91%) Support Engineer
7 11 (9.91%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (9.01%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (9.01%) Storage Engineer
9 9 (8.11%) IT Support
10 8 (7.21%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (7.21%) DBA
10 8 (7.21%) SQL DBA
11 7 (6.31%) Desktop Engineer
11 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Support
11 7 (6.31%) Server Engineer
12 6 (5.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.21%) .NET
1 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET
1 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (7.21%) CSS
1 8 (7.21%) HTML
1 8 (7.21%) XHTML
2 4 (3.60%) WCF
3 1 (0.90%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.81%) Driving Licence
3 9 (8.11%) Clustering
4 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.70%) AS400
6 2 (1.80%) Statistics
6 2 (1.80%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.90%) PACS
7 1 (0.90%) PMI
7 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 97 (87.39%) Windows
2 51 (45.95%) Windows Server
3 30 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (25.23%) Windows 7
5 25 (22.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (13.51%) Windows 8
7 14 (12.61%) Windows 10
8 10 (9.01%) Linux
9 6 (5.41%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.60%) Unix
10 4 (3.60%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (2.70%) AIX
11 3 (2.70%) OS/400
11 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.94%) ITIL
2 9 (8.11%) Matrix Management
2 9 (8.11%) Migration
3 8 (7.21%) Database Mirroring
3 8 (7.21%) High Availability
3 8 (7.21%) MVC
3 8 (7.21%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (5.41%) Dashboard Development
4 6 (5.41%) Data Management
4 6 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (5.41%) Validation
4 6 (5.41%) Wealth Management
5 5 (4.50%) ITIL V3
6 4 (3.60%) Change Management
7 3 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.70%) Application Packaging
7 3 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (2.70%) Patch Management
7 3 (2.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.23%) SQL
2 21 (18.92%) PowerShell
3 14 (12.61%) C#
4 8 (7.21%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.31%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.41%) Perl
6 6 (5.41%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.41%) Python
6 6 (5.41%) R
6 6 (5.41%) VB
7 5 (4.50%) VBScript
8 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (41.44%) MCITP
1 46 (41.44%) MCSE
2 36 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (30.63%) CCNA
3 34 (30.63%) MCSA
4 32 (28.83%) MCP
5 27 (24.32%) CCNP
5 27 (24.32%) MCTS
6 25 (22.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (9.91%) CCA
7 11 (9.91%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (8.11%) VCAP
9 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.70%) Degree
10 3 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.80%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.80%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.80%) MCDST
11 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (9.91%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.41%) SLA
4 1 (0.90%) DICOM
4 1 (0.90%) HL7
System Software
1 57 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 56 (50.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (28.83%) XenApp
4 22 (19.82%) VMware ESX
5 17 (15.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 17 (15.32%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (9.91%) Hyper-V
8 9 (8.11%) XenDesktop
9 7 (6.31%) VMware Workstation
9 7 (6.31%) vSphere
10 5 (4.50%) NFS
11 3 (2.70%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.80%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (10.81%) SCOM
2 8 (7.21%) Failover Clustering
2 8 (7.21%) SCCM
3 3 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.80%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.90%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.90%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.90%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 91 (81.98%) Microsoft
2 63 (56.76%) VMware
3 50 (45.05%) Citrix
4 43 (38.74%) Cisco
5 28 (25.23%) NetApp
6 13 (11.71%) SolarWinds
7 11 (9.91%) CheckPoint
8 9 (8.11%) AppSense
9 8 (7.21%) EPiServer
10 7 (6.31%) Apple
11 6 (5.41%) Teradata
12 5 (4.50%) HP
13 3 (2.70%) CommVault
13 3 (2.70%) Juniper
14 2 (1.80%) Dell
14 2 (1.80%) SonicWALL
14 2 (1.80%) Veeam
15 1 (0.90%) BMC
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