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

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 43 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 89 103 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.56% 5.48% 6.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.66% 18.39% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 67 83 128
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £22,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £52,500 £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
607 560 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.13% 29.82% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 442 443 575
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +1 61 £38,500 +3.35% 5
High Wycombe +2 10 £35,000 +84.21% 2
Iver - 3 £42,500 -
Buckingham - 2 £27,500 -
Chesham -1 1 £27,500 +10.00%
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 22 December 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.

1 154 (89.02%) Microsoft
2 94 (54.34%) Windows
3 86 (49.71%) SQL Server
4 82 (47.40%) SQL
5 77 (44.51%) MS Excel
6 70 (40.46%) MCSE
7 57 (32.95%) Active Directory
8 56 (32.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 48 (27.75%) T-SQL
10 45 (26.01%) MS Exchange
11 42 (24.28%) VMware
11 42 (24.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 41 (23.70%) MCITP
13 36 (20.81%) SharePoint
13 36 (20.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (20.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 35 (20.23%) MVC
15 34 (19.65%) SQL Server 2008
16 31 (17.92%) .NET
17 29 (16.76%) Scrum
17 29 (16.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 29 (16.76%) Hyper-V
18 28 (16.18%) SAN
19 27 (15.61%) C#
19 27 (15.61%) MCSA
19 27 (15.61%) ITIL
19 27 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
20 26 (15.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 24 (13.87%) Exchange Server 2010
22 23 (13.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 45 (26.01%) MS Exchange
2 36 (20.81%) SharePoint
3 24 (13.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (12.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (10.40%) Lync
7 15 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (5.78%) IIS
9 9 (5.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (2.89%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.73%) Apache
13 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 77 (44.51%) MS Excel
2 19 (10.98%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.58%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.25%) Office 365
2 7 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.18%) SAN
2 22 (12.72%) Firewall
3 14 (8.09%) NAS
4 13 (7.51%) LAN
4 13 (7.51%) WAN
5 11 (6.36%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.47%) Network Security
6 6 (3.47%) DNS
7 5 (2.89%) iSCSI
7 5 (2.89%) DHCP
8 4 (2.31%) VPN
8 4 (2.31%) Internet
8 4 (2.31%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.73%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.16%) Broadband
10 2 (1.16%) VoIP
11 1 (0.58%) PBX
11 1 (0.58%) HTTP
11 1 (0.58%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (49.71%) SQL Server
2 34 (19.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (16.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 26 (15.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (13.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (10.40%) SSDT
7 16 (9.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (8.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (8.09%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (5.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (3.47%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.89%) MySQL
12 3 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.73%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.58%) OLAP
14 1 (0.58%) MS Access
14 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.16%) NUnit
2 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (3.47%) Finance
2 5 (2.89%) Marketing
3 4 (2.31%) Banking
3 4 (2.31%) Local Government
4 3 (1.73%) French Language
4 3 (1.73%) German Language
4 3 (1.73%) Italian Language
4 3 (1.73%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.16%) Retail
6 1 (0.58%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
6 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (34.68%) Developer
2 33 (19.08%) SQL Developer
3 28 (16.18%) Consultant
4 22 (12.72%) Database Developer
5 21 (12.14%) .NET Developer
6 20 (11.56%) SQL Database Developer
7 18 (10.40%) SQL DBA
7 18 (10.40%) .NET Software Developer
7 18 (10.40%) Software Developer
7 18 (10.40%) DBA
8 17 (9.83%) Systems Engineer
8 17 (9.83%) Support Engineer
8 17 (9.83%) SQL Server DBA
9 15 (8.67%) Analyst
10 12 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (6.94%) Technical Consultant
10 12 (6.94%) Development DBA
10 12 (6.94%) SQL Server Development DBA
11 9 (5.20%) Windows Systems Engineer
11 9 (5.20%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.92%) .NET
2 21 (12.14%) ASP.NET
3 20 (11.56%) LINQ
3 20 (11.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 20 (11.56%) HTML5
3 20 (11.56%) HTML
4 19 (10.98%) jQuery
5 18 (10.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 18 (10.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (5.78%) Web Services
6 10 (5.78%) WinForms
7 4 (2.31%) WCF
8 2 (1.16%) WPF
8 2 (1.16%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.16%) CSS
9 1 (0.58%) SOAP
9 1 (0.58%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.58%) XML
9 1 (0.58%) Middleware
9 1 (0.58%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.09%) Clustering
3 6 (3.47%) Replication
4 5 (2.89%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.16%) PMI
5 2 (1.16%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.16%) FMCG
6 1 (0.58%) iPhone
6 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 94 (54.34%) Windows
2 56 (32.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (24.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (20.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (10.40%) Windows 7
6 8 (4.62%) Windows XP
7 7 (4.05%) Windows Vista
8 6 (3.47%) UNIX
8 6 (3.47%) Windows 2000
9 5 (2.89%) Windows NT
9 5 (2.89%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.16%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.16%) Linux
11 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.23%) MVC
2 29 (16.76%) Scrum
3 27 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.61%) ITIL
4 23 (13.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (12.14%) Performance Tuning
6 20 (11.56%) TDD
7 18 (10.40%) Refactoring
7 18 (10.40%) OO
7 18 (10.40%) OOD
7 18 (10.40%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (9.25%) Migration
9 14 (8.09%) Load Testing
10 12 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (5.20%) Data Modelling
12 8 (4.62%) Change Management
12 8 (4.62%) PRINCE2
13 7 (4.05%) Project Management
13 7 (4.05%) Incident Management
13 7 (4.05%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 82 (47.40%) SQL
2 48 (27.75%) T-SQL
3 27 (15.61%) C#
4 20 (11.56%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.31%) Java
5 4 (2.31%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.73%) C
7 1 (0.58%) VB
7 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 70 (40.46%) MCSE
2 41 (23.70%) MCITP
3 27 (15.61%) MCSA
4 23 (13.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 19 (10.98%) MCP
6 17 (9.83%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (9.25%) MCTS
7 16 (9.25%) CCNA
8 14 (8.09%) Degree
9 12 (6.94%) Security Cleared
10 10 (5.78%) SC Cleared
11 7 (4.05%) CCNP
12 6 (3.47%) CCA
12 6 (3.47%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (3.47%) CCEA
13 5 (2.89%) MCDST
13 5 (2.89%) MCSD
13 5 (2.89%) NCDA
13 5 (2.89%) NCIE
13 5 (2.89%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.25%) SLA
2 3 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.16%) QA
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 57 (32.95%) Active Directory
2 36 (20.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (16.76%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.78%) Forefront TMG
5 8 (4.62%) VMware ESX
6 7 (4.05%) XenApp
7 6 (3.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (3.47%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.89%) Terminal Services
8 5 (2.89%) ISA Server
8 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (2.31%) vSphere
9 4 (2.31%) UAG
10 2 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (4.62%) SCOM
1 8 (4.62%) SCVMM
2 7 (4.05%) Backup Exec
3 6 (3.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.89%) BladeLogic
4 5 (2.89%) SCCM
5 4 (2.31%) Windows Intune
5 4 (2.31%) SCOrch
5 4 (2.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (2.31%) SCSM
6 3 (1.73%) Foglight
7 2 (1.16%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.16%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 154 (89.02%) Microsoft
2 42 (24.28%) VMware
3 22 (12.72%) Citrix
4 20 (11.56%) HP
5 16 (9.25%) Cisco
6 9 (5.20%) Dell
7 7 (4.05%) NetApp
7 7 (4.05%) Symantec
8 5 (2.89%) McAfee
8 5 (2.89%) Intel
8 5 (2.89%) Veeam
9 4 (2.31%) Websense
9 4 (2.31%) Remedy
9 4 (2.31%) EMC
10 3 (1.73%) Oracle
11 2 (1.16%) Computacenter
11 2 (1.16%) PlateSpin
12 1 (0.58%) Meridio
12 1 (0.58%) Mitel
12 1 (0.58%) Avaya
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes
Blue Town Online
Salary: Grade 6
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Atech Support
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago