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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 47 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 106 110 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.60% 5.03% 7.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.44% 16.15% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 69 95 151
Average salary £33,000 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £31,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £57,500
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
734 681 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.86% 31.11% 28.59%
Number of salaries quoted 530 488 521
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -5 62 £33,000 -22.35% 7
High Wycombe +1 16 £50,000 -0.99%
Marlow +20 9 £31,500 -
Chesham -4 2 £32,750 +57.83%
Amersham +8 1 £20,000 -60.00%
Buckingham - 1 - -
Iver - 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 151 (80.75%) Microsoft
2 107 (57.22%) Windows
3 89 (47.59%) Active Directory
4 76 (40.64%) MCSE
5 71 (37.97%) VMware
6 67 (35.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 65 (34.76%) MS Excel
8 56 (29.95%) MCP
9 53 (28.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 51 (27.27%) MCSA
11 48 (25.67%) SQL Server
12 47 (25.13%) SQL
12 47 (25.13%) MS Exchange
12 47 (25.13%) MCITP
13 44 (23.53%) ITIL
14 43 (22.99%) Windows Server 2012
15 42 (22.46%) Exchange Server 2010
15 42 (22.46%) Hyper-V
16 41 (21.93%) Cisco
17 39 (20.86%) .NET
18 30 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
18 30 (16.04%) SharePoint
18 30 (16.04%) Exchange Server 2013
19 28 (14.97%) Forefront TMG
20 27 (14.44%) C#
20 27 (14.44%) T-SQL
20 27 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2007
21 24 (12.83%) ASP.NET
21 24 (12.83%) Office 365
22 23 (12.30%) HTML

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 47 (25.13%) MS Exchange
2 42 (22.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (16.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 30 (16.04%) SharePoint
4 27 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (10.70%) IIS
6 17 (9.09%) Lync
7 10 (5.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.07%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.07%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.53%) CMS
11 1 (0.53%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 65 (34.76%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.02%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.53%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.83%) Office 365
2 2 (1.07%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.56%) Firewall
2 15 (8.02%) DHCP
2 15 (8.02%) DNS
3 12 (6.42%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.35%) SAN
5 7 (3.74%) LAN
5 7 (3.74%) WAN
6 6 (3.21%) VPN
7 3 (1.60%) Wireless
8 2 (1.07%) VLAN
8 2 (1.07%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.07%) Network Security
8 2 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.07%) Extranet
8 2 (1.07%) VoIP
8 2 (1.07%) WLAN
8 2 (1.07%) DMZ
9 1 (0.53%) Intranet
9 1 (0.53%) Internet
9 1 (0.53%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (25.67%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (10.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 18 (9.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (4.81%) SSDT
6 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.07%) QlikView
8 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.53%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (3.21%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.67%) Apache Ivy
General
1 22 (11.76%) Finance
2 17 (9.09%) Law
3 9 (4.81%) Marketing
4 6 (3.21%) Legal
5 5 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.60%) Automotive
6 3 (1.60%) Local Government
7 2 (1.07%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.07%) Publishing
8 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (19.79%) Developer
2 28 (14.97%) Analyst
3 23 (12.30%) Support Engineer
4 22 (11.76%) Consultant
5 21 (11.23%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (10.70%) Software Developer
7 17 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 17 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
8 13 (6.95%) Administrator
9 12 (6.42%) Software Consultant
10 11 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (4.81%) SQL Database Developer
11 9 (4.81%) Database Developer
11 9 (4.81%) SQL Developer
12 8 (4.28%) SQL DBA
12 8 (4.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (4.28%) DBA
12 8 (4.28%) SQL Server DBA
13 7 (3.74%) Management Consultant
13 7 (3.74%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.86%) .NET
2 24 (12.83%) ASP.NET
3 23 (12.30%) jQuery
3 23 (12.30%) HTML
4 20 (10.70%) LINQ
4 20 (10.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (10.70%) HTML5
5 17 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 17 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (3.21%) CSS
7 5 (2.67%) Application Packaging
8 4 (2.14%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.60%) JSON
9 3 (1.60%) REST
9 3 (1.60%) XML
9 3 (1.60%) XSL
9 3 (1.60%) MSMQ
10 2 (1.07%) EDI
10 2 (1.07%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (1.07%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.16%) Clustering
2 15 (8.02%) Blackberry
3 9 (4.81%) Statistics
3 9 (4.81%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.74%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.60%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.07%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.07%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.07%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.53%) EPoS
8 1 (0.53%) Replication
8 1 (0.53%) iPhone
8 1 (0.53%) iSeries
8 1 (0.53%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 107 (57.22%) Windows
2 67 (35.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (22.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (9.63%) Windows 7
6 15 (8.02%) Windows XP
7 14 (7.49%) Linux
7 14 (7.49%) Windows 8
8 8 (4.28%) Android
9 4 (2.14%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.14%) UNIX
10 2 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.53%) ITIL
2 23 (12.30%) MVC
2 23 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (11.23%) Incident Management
4 20 (10.70%) Software Licensing
5 19 (10.16%) IT Asset Management
5 19 (10.16%) Software Asset Management
5 19 (10.16%) Asset Management
6 17 (9.09%) TDD
6 17 (9.09%) Migration
6 17 (9.09%) Scrum
6 17 (9.09%) Refactoring
6 17 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (9.09%) OO
6 17 (9.09%) OOD
7 12 (6.42%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (5.88%) Change Management
9 9 (4.81%) Time Management
10 8 (4.28%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (4.28%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 47 (25.13%) SQL
2 27 (14.44%) T-SQL
2 27 (14.44%) C#
3 23 (12.30%) JavaScript
4 17 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.60%) Java
6 2 (1.07%) VBScript
6 2 (1.07%) VB
6 2 (1.07%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 76 (40.64%) MCSE
2 56 (29.95%) MCP
3 51 (27.27%) MCSA
4 47 (25.13%) MCITP
5 23 (12.30%) MCTS
6 17 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (9.09%) ISEB
6 17 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 17 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (8.56%) Degree
7 16 (8.56%) SC Cleared
8 14 (7.49%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (6.42%) CCNA
10 3 (1.60%) MCDST
11 2 (1.07%) Server+ Certification
11 2 (1.07%) CNA
11 2 (1.07%) CNE
11 2 (1.07%) Novell Certification
11 2 (1.07%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.07%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.30%) SLA
2 7 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.74%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.60%) HL7
System Software
1 89 (47.59%) Active Directory
2 53 (28.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (22.46%) Hyper-V
4 28 (14.97%) Forefront TMG
5 16 (8.56%) ISA Server
6 15 (8.02%) UAG
7 6 (3.21%) VMware ESX
8 4 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.07%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.07%) XenApp
10 2 (1.07%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.21%) SCCM
2 2 (1.07%) SCOM
2 2 (1.07%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (1.07%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.07%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.07%) WSUS
3 1 (0.53%) Foglight
3 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 151 (80.75%) Microsoft
2 71 (37.97%) VMware
3 41 (21.93%) Cisco
4 23 (12.30%) Citrix
5 17 (9.09%) Symantec
6 15 (8.02%) Websense
7 10 (5.35%) Computacenter
8 9 (4.81%) HP
9 7 (3.74%) Apple
9 7 (3.74%) Avaya
9 7 (3.74%) Juniper
9 7 (3.74%) Pegasus
9 7 (3.74%) Fortinet
10 6 (3.21%) Intel
11 3 (1.60%) Jaspersoft
12 2 (1.07%) Aerohive Networks
12 2 (1.07%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.07%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.07%) Oracle
12 2 (1.07%) Dell
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