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 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 57 59 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 59 78 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.87% 3.41% 5.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.61% 11.10% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 52 54 94
Median salary £36,750 £32,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.84% -28.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £20,300 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median 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
468 703 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.73% 30.70% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 358 534 448
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +3 31 £35,000 +6.87%
High Wycombe +12 15 £32,500 +22.64%
Aylesbury - 5 £50,000 -
Marlow -11 1 - -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 78 (84.78%) Microsoft
2 76 (82.61%) Windows
3 50 (54.35%) Active Directory
4 48 (52.17%) VMware
5 41 (44.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 40 (43.48%) ITIL
7 39 (42.39%) MS Exchange
8 38 (41.30%) MCSE
8 38 (41.30%) MCITP
9 37 (40.22%) MS Excel
9 37 (40.22%) Windows Server
10 36 (39.13%) SQL Server
10 36 (39.13%) Citrix
11 29 (31.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (30.43%) SAN
13 27 (29.35%) Cisco
13 27 (29.35%) MCSA
14 26 (28.26%) MCP
14 26 (28.26%) MS Office
14 26 (28.26%) TCP/IP
14 26 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
14 26 (28.26%) MCTS
15 25 (27.17%) SQL
16 23 (25.00%) CCNA
16 23 (25.00%) LAN
16 23 (25.00%) WAN
17 20 (21.74%) Windows 7
18 19 (20.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 19 (20.65%) Finance
19 18 (19.57%) C#

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 39 (42.39%) MS Exchange
2 14 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (5.43%) SAS
7 4 (4.35%) IIS
8 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.26%) MS Project Server
8 3 (3.26%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 37 (40.22%) MS Excel
2 26 (28.26%) MS Office
3 3 (3.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.87%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (30.43%) SAN
2 26 (28.26%) TCP/IP
3 23 (25.00%) LAN
3 23 (25.00%) WAN
4 15 (16.30%) Firewall
5 13 (14.13%) NAS
6 9 (9.78%) DNS
7 7 (7.61%) DHCP
8 6 (6.52%) MPLS
9 5 (5.43%) VoIP
10 4 (4.35%) VPN
11 3 (3.26%) FCoE
11 3 (3.26%) VLAN
12 2 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (2.17%) Network Security
12 2 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (2.17%) Wireless
13 1 (1.09%) Internet
13 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (9.78%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.43%) Big Data
4 5 (5.43%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.43%) MySQL
5 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 19 (20.65%) Finance
2 18 (19.57%) Retail
3 9 (9.78%) Marketing
4 3 (3.26%) Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Publishing
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (20.65%) Analyst
3 18 (19.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 15 (16.30%) Developer
5 14 (15.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (15.22%) SQL Developer
6 12 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (13.04%) Support Engineer
7 10 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) Support Analyst
8 8 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 7 (7.61%) C# Developer
9 7 (7.61%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Support
9 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 7 (7.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (6.52%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (6.52%) IT Engineer
10 6 (6.52%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.22%) .NET
2 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET
2 12 (13.04%) CSS
2 12 (13.04%) HTML
3 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (9.78%) XHTML
4 3 (3.26%) jQuery
4 3 (3.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Driving Licence
2 10 (10.87%) Clustering
3 5 (5.43%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.26%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.17%) PACS
7 1 (1.09%) AS400
7 1 (1.09%) NHS
7 1 (1.09%) PMI
7 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 76 (82.61%) Windows
2 37 (40.22%) Windows Server
3 29 (31.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (21.74%) Windows 7
5 18 (19.57%) Windows 8
6 13 (14.13%) Windows 10
6 13 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (10.87%) Windows XP
8 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (7.61%) Windows Vista
9 6 (6.52%) Linux
10 3 (3.26%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (2.17%) Unix
12 1 (1.09%) AIX
12 1 (1.09%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.48%) ITIL
2 12 (13.04%) Migration
3 10 (10.87%) MVC
4 9 (9.78%) Database Mirroring
4 9 (9.78%) High Availability
4 9 (9.78%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (7.61%) Matrix Management
6 6 (6.52%) Wealth Management
7 5 (5.43%) CRM
7 5 (5.43%) Dashboard Development
7 5 (5.43%) Data Management
7 5 (5.43%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.43%) Service Management
7 5 (5.43%) Validation
8 4 (4.35%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.26%) Application Packaging
9 3 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.26%) Change Management
9 3 (3.26%) Data Protection
9 3 (3.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (27.17%) SQL
2 18 (19.57%) C#
3 13 (14.13%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.87%) PowerShell
5 6 (6.52%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.43%) Perl
6 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.43%) Python
6 5 (5.43%) R
6 5 (5.43%) VB
7 3 (3.26%) VBScript
8 1 (1.09%) C
8 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 38 (41.30%) MCITP
1 38 (41.30%) MCSE
2 27 (29.35%) MCSA
3 26 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (28.26%) MCP
3 26 (28.26%) MCTS
4 23 (25.00%) CCNA
5 19 (20.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (18.48%) CCNP
7 9 (9.78%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (8.70%) CCA
9 6 (6.52%) VCAP
10 5 (5.43%) Degree
11 4 (4.35%) A+ Certification
11 4 (4.35%) MCDST
12 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (3.26%) MOS
12 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
13 2 (2.17%) CCENT
13 2 (2.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) PCI DSS
1 9 (9.78%) SLA
2 7 (7.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.09%) DICOM
3 1 (1.09%) HL7
3 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (54.35%) Active Directory
2 41 (44.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (19.57%) XenApp
4 16 (17.39%) VMware ESX
5 13 (14.13%) Hyper-V
5 13 (14.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 13 (14.13%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (7.61%) XenDesktop
8 5 (5.43%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (5.43%) XenServer
9 3 (3.26%) NFS
9 3 (3.26%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.78%) Failover Clustering
1 9 (9.78%) SCOM
2 5 (5.43%) SCCM
3 4 (4.35%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 78 (84.78%) Microsoft
2 48 (52.17%) VMware
3 36 (39.13%) Citrix
4 27 (29.35%) Cisco
5 17 (18.48%) NetApp
6 11 (11.96%) SolarWinds
7 9 (9.78%) EPiServer
8 7 (7.61%) AppSense
8 7 (7.61%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.43%) Apple
9 5 (5.43%) HP
9 5 (5.43%) Symantec
9 5 (5.43%) Teradata
10 2 (2.17%) Dell
10 2 (2.17%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.09%) BMC
11 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.09%) Veeam