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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 81 69 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -23
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 42 54 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.40% 3.06% 4.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.48% 9.89% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 32 45 80
Average salary £35,750 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.92% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £27,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
495 546 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 28.24% 30.95% 29.29%
Number of salaries quoted 384 399 414
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,600 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 -37 15 £35,000 -17.64%
Marlow - 8 £26,500 -
Aylesbury - 6 £50,000 - 1
High Wycombe -2 5 £31,500 -10.00% 3
Amersham - 3 £29,000 -
Beaconsfield - 1 £30,000 - 1
Buckingham - 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 87 (78.38%) Microsoft
2 74 (66.67%) Windows
3 53 (47.75%) SQL Server
4 52 (46.85%) Active Directory
5 42 (37.84%) MCSE
6 40 (36.04%) MS Excel
6 40 (36.04%) Windows Server
7 37 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (32.43%) SQL
8 36 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (31.53%) ITIL
10 32 (28.83%) MCTS
11 31 (27.93%) VMware
12 30 (27.03%) MCSA
12 30 (27.03%) C#
13 29 (26.13%) MCITP
14 28 (25.23%) MS Exchange
15 26 (23.42%) MCP
16 25 (22.52%) VMware Infrastructure
16 25 (22.52%) Hyper-V
17 23 (20.72%) MS Office
17 23 (20.72%) Cisco
18 22 (19.82%) SQL Server 2008
18 22 (19.82%) Office 365
19 21 (18.92%) Degree
19 21 (18.92%) .NET
19 21 (18.92%) Finance
20 20 (18.02%) Firewall
20 20 (18.02%) Windows Server 2003
20 20 (18.02%) DNS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 28 (25.23%) MS Exchange
2 20 (18.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (11.71%) IIS
4 12 (10.81%) SAS
5 10 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (8.11%) SharePoint
7 7 (6.31%) MS Project Server
7 7 (6.31%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.70%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 40 (36.04%) MS Excel
2 23 (20.72%) MS Office
3 7 (6.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.82%) Office 365
2 3 (2.70%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.02%) DNS
1 20 (18.02%) Firewall
2 17 (15.32%) WAN
3 16 (14.41%) DHCP
4 14 (12.61%) LAN
5 10 (9.01%) TCP/IP
6 7 (6.31%) VPN
7 6 (5.41%) SAN
8 5 (4.50%) Wireless
9 4 (3.60%) NAS
10 3 (2.70%) SMTP
10 3 (2.70%) VLAN
10 3 (2.70%) VoIP
11 2 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.80%) DMZ
11 2 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (1.80%) MPLS
11 2 (1.80%) Network Security
11 2 (1.80%) Wireless Security
12 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (47.75%) SQL Server
2 22 (19.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.91%) MySQL
3 11 (9.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (9.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.41%) NUnit
3 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (2.70%) Moq
4 3 (2.70%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.80%) MSTest
General
1 21 (18.92%) Finance
2 11 (9.91%) Banking
3 7 (6.31%) Publishing
4 5 (4.50%) Retail
5 3 (2.70%) Marketing
6 2 (1.80%) Advertising
6 2 (1.80%) Legal
6 2 (1.80%) Local Government
7 1 (0.90%) Billing
7 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (28.83%) Analyst
2 26 (23.42%) Developer
3 16 (14.41%) SQL Developer
4 12 (10.81%) Support Engineer
5 11 (9.91%) C# Developer
5 11 (9.91%) Support Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) DBA
6 10 (9.01%) SQL DBA
6 10 (9.01%) SQL Server DBA
7 9 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (8.11%) Software Developer
8 8 (7.21%) IT Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Service Analyst
8 8 (7.21%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) .NET Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Applications Support Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (6.31%) C# Software Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.92%) .NET
2 15 (13.51%) WCF
3 12 (10.81%) WPF
4 11 (9.91%) ASP.NET
5 6 (5.41%) .NET Framework
6 5 (4.50%) CSS
6 5 (4.50%) HTML
7 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (3.60%) XHTML
8 3 (2.70%) LINQ
8 3 (2.70%) WinForms
9 2 (1.80%) jQuery
10 1 (0.90%) COM
10 1 (0.90%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.71%) Management Information System
3 11 (9.91%) Client/Server
4 9 (8.11%) Clustering
5 6 (5.41%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.80%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.80%) PACS
6 2 (1.80%) Replication
7 1 (0.90%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.90%) NHS
7 1 (0.90%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 74 (66.67%) Windows
2 40 (36.04%) Windows Server
3 37 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (18.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (11.71%) Windows 8
7 12 (10.81%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.41%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (4.50%) Linux
10 4 (3.60%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.70%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.70%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.80%) Unix
12 2 (1.80%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.53%) ITIL
2 13 (11.71%) CRM
2 13 (11.71%) Incident Management
3 11 (9.91%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (9.01%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.11%) Change Management
5 9 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 8 (7.21%) Asset Management
6 8 (7.21%) Business Continuity
6 8 (7.21%) ITIL V3
6 8 (7.21%) Service Management
7 7 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (6.31%) Information Security
7 7 (6.31%) Risk Management
7 7 (6.31%) Unit Testing
8 6 (5.41%) MVC
8 6 (5.41%) Time Management
9 5 (4.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.50%) Scrum
9 5 (4.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (32.43%) SQL
2 30 (27.03%) C#
3 12 (10.81%) VB
4 11 (9.91%) PL/SQL
4 11 (9.91%) T-SQL
5 8 (7.21%) PowerShell
6 7 (6.31%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.60%) VC++
8 2 (1.80%) C++
8 2 (1.80%) Java
9 1 (0.90%) Python
9 1 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (37.84%) MCSE
2 32 (28.83%) MCTS
3 30 (27.03%) MCSA
4 29 (26.13%) MCITP
5 26 (23.42%) MCP
6 21 (18.92%) Degree
7 15 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (11.71%) MCSD
9 10 (9.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (8.11%) MCDST
11 8 (7.21%) CCNA
12 7 (6.31%) A+ Certification
12 7 (6.31%) MOS
13 6 (5.41%) CCNP
13 6 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (5.41%) MCAD
14 5 (4.50%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
14 5 (4.50%) Security Cleared
15 2 (1.80%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.32%) SLA
2 5 (4.50%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.70%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.80%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (46.85%) Active Directory
2 25 (22.52%) Hyper-V
2 25 (22.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.01%) Forefront TMG
4 8 (7.21%) ISA Server
4 8 (7.21%) UAG
5 7 (6.31%) XenApp
6 5 (4.50%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.80%) vSphere
8 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.90%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (1.80%) SCCM
1 2 (1.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.90%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.90%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 87 (78.38%) Microsoft
2 31 (27.93%) VMware
3 23 (20.72%) Cisco
4 15 (13.51%) Citrix
5 11 (9.91%) Teradata
6 8 (7.21%) Forcepoint
7 7 (6.31%) Symantec
8 5 (4.50%) Computacenter
9 4 (3.60%) EPiServer
9 4 (3.60%) WatchGuard
10 3 (2.70%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.70%) Google
10 3 (2.70%) HP
10 3 (2.70%) MobileIron
10 3 (2.70%) Polycom
11 2 (1.80%) Dell
11 2 (1.80%) Typemock
12 1 (0.90%) Avaya
12 1 (0.90%) Intel Security
12 1 (0.90%) NetApp
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + car + benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £15 - £17 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury
Prospectus
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + career growth
Posted: 27 days ago