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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 45 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 91 101 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.37% 5.29% 6.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.72% 18.95% 18.81%
Number of salaries quoted 66 88 116
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,425 £25,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,050 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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
618 533 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.70% 27.89% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 455 461 550
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £60,000 £62,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -5 58 £42,500 +10.38% 5
High Wycombe -8 9 £35,000 +55.55%
Chesham -2 2 £24,000 -40.00%
Buckingham - 2 £27,500 -
Marlow -9 1 £55,000 +46.66%
Iver - 1 £42,500 - 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 192 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 113 (54.33%) Windows
3 103 (49.52%) SQL Server
4 97 (46.63%) MCSE
5 86 (41.35%) MS Excel
6 82 (39.42%) SQL
7 72 (34.62%) MS Exchange
8 70 (33.65%) Active Directory
9 64 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 60 (28.85%) MCITP
11 52 (25.00%) SharePoint
12 51 (24.52%) Lync
13 50 (24.04%) Windows Server 2012
14 48 (23.08%) VMware
15 45 (21.63%) Exchange Server 2010
16 43 (20.67%) T-SQL
17 39 (18.75%) Scrum
17 39 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
18 37 (17.79%) Exchange Server 2013
19 36 (17.31%) Hyper-V
20 33 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
20 33 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
20 33 (15.87%) MVC
21 32 (15.38%) .NET
22 31 (14.90%) MCSA
22 31 (14.90%) Windows Server 2003
22 31 (14.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 29 (13.94%) C#
24 28 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2007
24 28 (13.46%) Office 365

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 72 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 52 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 51 (24.52%) Lync
4 45 (21.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (17.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (4.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (4.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (3.37%) IIS
11 5 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.44%) Apache
13 2 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 86 (41.35%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.65%) MS Office
3 4 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.96%) MS Project
5 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.46%) Office 365
2 10 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.50%) SAN
2 20 (9.62%) Firewall
3 14 (6.73%) LAN
3 14 (6.73%) VoIP
3 14 (6.73%) WAN
3 14 (6.73%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.85%) DNS
4 8 (3.85%) Unified Communications
5 7 (3.37%) DHCP
6 6 (2.88%) Network Security
6 6 (2.88%) NAS
7 5 (2.40%) VPN
7 5 (2.40%) PBX
8 4 (1.92%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.92%) Internet
8 4 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.96%) SMTP
10 1 (0.48%) PSTN
10 1 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (49.52%) SQL Server
2 39 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (14.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 26 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 25 (12.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (11.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (5.77%) SSDT
9 10 (4.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (2.88%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.92%) MySQL
12 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.96%) OLAP
14 1 (0.48%) MS Access
14 1 (0.48%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (2.88%) NUnit
2 4 (1.92%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (3.85%) Finance
2 3 (1.44%) Local Government
2 3 (1.44%) French Language
2 3 (1.44%) German Language
2 3 (1.44%) Italian Language
2 3 (1.44%) Spanish Language
3 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.48%) Banking
4 1 (0.48%) Marketing
4 1 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 65 (31.25%) Developer
2 39 (18.75%) SQL Developer
3 33 (15.87%) Consultant
4 25 (12.02%) Support Engineer
5 22 (10.58%) .NET Developer
6 20 (9.62%) Software Developer
7 19 (9.13%) .NET Software Developer
8 18 (8.65%) Technical Consultant
9 16 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 16 (7.69%) DBA
9 16 (7.69%) Database Developer
9 16 (7.69%) SQL DBA
10 14 (6.73%) SQL Server DBA
10 14 (6.73%) SQL Database Developer
11 11 (5.29%) SQL Server Developer
11 11 (5.29%) Analyst
11 11 (5.29%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (5.29%) Development DBA
11 11 (5.29%) SQL Server Development DBA
12 9 (4.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.38%) .NET
2 22 (10.58%) ASP.NET
2 22 (10.58%) HTML
3 21 (10.10%) ASP.NET MVC
3 21 (10.10%) HTML5
4 19 (9.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 19 (9.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 19 (9.13%) LINQ
4 19 (9.13%) jQuery
5 11 (5.29%) Web Services
6 8 (3.85%) WinForms
7 6 (2.88%) WCF
7 6 (2.88%) WPF
8 3 (1.44%) XML
9 2 (0.96%) CSS
9 2 (0.96%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.96%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.96%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.29%) Clustering
3 6 (2.88%) Replication
4 5 (2.40%) EqualLogic
5 3 (1.44%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.44%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.96%) PMI
6 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.96%) FMCG
7 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.48%) PKI
7 1 (0.48%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 113 (54.33%) Windows
2 64 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (24.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (14.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (10.10%) Windows 7
6 7 (3.37%) Linux
7 6 (2.88%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.92%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.96%) UNIX
9 2 (0.96%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.48%) Android
10 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (18.75%) Scrum
2 33 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (15.87%) MVC
3 23 (11.06%) Migration
4 21 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (10.10%) Mentoring
5 20 (9.62%) Data Modelling
6 19 (9.13%) OOD
6 19 (9.13%) ITIL
6 19 (9.13%) OO
6 19 (9.13%) TDD
6 19 (9.13%) Refactoring
6 19 (9.13%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (8.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (5.29%) Load Testing
10 9 (4.33%) Coaching
11 8 (3.85%) Unit Testing
12 7 (3.37%) Project Management
12 7 (3.37%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 82 (39.42%) SQL
2 43 (20.67%) T-SQL
3 29 (13.94%) C#
4 22 (10.58%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.44%) Java
5 3 (1.44%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.96%) C
6 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.48%) VBA
7 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 97 (46.63%) MCSE
2 60 (28.85%) MCITP
3 31 (14.90%) MCSA
4 26 (12.50%) MCTS
4 26 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 22 (10.58%) MCP
6 16 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (6.73%) CCNA
8 11 (5.29%) SC Cleared
8 11 (5.29%) Security Cleared
8 11 (5.29%) Degree
9 8 (3.85%) NCDA
9 8 (3.85%) NCIE
9 8 (3.85%) VCAP
10 6 (2.88%) MCAD
10 6 (2.88%) MCSD
11 5 (2.40%) MCDST
12 4 (1.92%) CCA
12 4 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.92%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.81%) SLA
2 3 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.44%) QA
3 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.96%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 70 (33.65%) Active Directory
2 36 (17.31%) Hyper-V
3 33 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (7.21%) Forefront TMG
5 9 (4.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (3.85%) XenApp
6 8 (3.85%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.85%) vSphere
7 7 (3.37%) XenServer
7 7 (3.37%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.92%) UAG
9 2 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.96%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (5.77%) SCCM
2 10 (4.81%) SCVMM
3 9 (4.33%) Backup Exec
4 8 (3.85%) SCOM
5 6 (2.88%) NetBackup
5 6 (2.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.92%) SCSM
6 4 (1.92%) Windows Intune
6 4 (1.92%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.96%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.96%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.48%) Foglight
9 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 192 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 48 (23.08%) VMware
3 24 (11.54%) HP
4 20 (9.62%) Citrix
5 16 (7.69%) Cisco
6 14 (6.73%) Dell
7 11 (5.29%) NetApp
8 9 (4.33%) Symantec
9 8 (3.85%) EMC
9 8 (3.85%) Veeam
10 5 (2.40%) PlateSpin
10 5 (2.40%) McAfee
11 3 (1.44%) Websense
11 3 (1.44%) Remedy
11 3 (1.44%) Oracle
12 2 (0.96%) Computacenter
13 1 (0.48%) Meridio
13 1 (0.48%) Mitel
13 1 (0.48%) Polycom
13 1 (0.48%) 3PAR
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38250.00 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Iver, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 33,000 to £44,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £34500.00 per annum + 3,750pa On-Call + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £19,000 to £24,000 per annum £17,000 - £19,000 + Plus £4.5k Shift
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 5 days ago