The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 45 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 108 169 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.76% 8.64% 7.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.67% 27.84% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 95 162 144
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £41,350
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
689 607 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.38% 31.03% 31.84%
Number of salaries quoted 489 528 546
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
South East

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -4 81 £43,500 +8.75% 3
High Wycombe -14 6 £42,500 +41.66%
Marlow -13 4 £32,500 -40.90%
Beaconsfield -6 3 £22,500 -55.00%
Chesham -4 1 £17,500 -27.08%
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 173 (83.17%) Microsoft
2 115 (55.29%) Windows
3 90 (43.27%) MCSE
4 86 (41.35%) SQL Server
5 67 (32.21%) MS Excel
6 61 (29.33%) MS Exchange
7 60 (28.85%) .NET
7 60 (28.85%) C#
8 59 (28.37%) Active Directory
9 49 (23.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 47 (22.60%) VMware
11 45 (21.63%) Degree
11 45 (21.63%) MCP
12 42 (20.19%) SQL
13 41 (19.71%) MCITP
14 40 (19.23%) ASP.NET
15 38 (18.27%) Hyper-V
16 37 (17.79%) VMware Infrastructure
17 36 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
18 33 (15.87%) SharePoint
18 33 (15.87%) Windows Server 2003
19 32 (15.38%) MS Office
19 32 (15.38%) MVC
20 30 (14.42%) HTML
21 29 (13.94%) JavaScript
21 29 (13.94%) Cisco
22 27 (12.98%) Lync
23 26 (12.50%) MCSA
24 25 (12.02%) ITIL
24 25 (12.02%) .NET Framework

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 61 (29.33%) MS Exchange
2 33 (15.87%) SharePoint
3 27 (12.98%) Lync
4 23 (11.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (5.29%) IIS
8 10 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (1.44%) Site Server
12 2 (0.96%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 67 (32.21%) MS Excel
2 32 (15.38%) MS Office
3 16 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.54%) LAN
1 24 (11.54%) WAN
2 22 (10.58%) Firewall
3 21 (10.10%) DNS
4 20 (9.62%) DHCP
5 17 (8.17%) TCP/IP
5 17 (8.17%) VoIP
6 13 (6.25%) Internet
7 7 (3.37%) Unified Communications
7 7 (3.37%) SAN
8 5 (2.40%) VLAN
8 5 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.92%) Wireless
9 4 (1.92%) VPN
9 4 (1.92%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.44%) Network Security
11 1 (0.48%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.48%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (41.35%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (10.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (8.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (8.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (5.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.96%) DTS
8 2 (0.96%) SSDT
9 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.48%) OLTP
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (9.62%) NUnit
2 17 (8.17%) Visual Studio
3 10 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.48%) Flash Builder
General
1 8 (3.85%) Finance
1 8 (3.85%) Marketing
2 6 (2.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (24.52%) Developer
2 34 (16.35%) .NET Developer
3 27 (12.98%) Support Engineer
4 25 (12.02%) Consultant
5 24 (11.54%) Analyst
6 21 (10.10%) Software Developer
7 17 (8.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (8.17%) DBA
8 16 (7.69%) SQL DBA
9 15 (7.21%) Senior Developer
9 15 (7.21%) 3rd Line Support
10 14 (6.73%) .NET Software Developer
10 14 (6.73%) Architect
11 11 (5.29%) Support Analyst
11 11 (5.29%) Team Leader
12 10 (4.81%) SQL Developer
12 10 (4.81%) Development Team Leader
12 10 (4.81%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (4.81%) Software Development Team Leader
12 10 (4.81%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (28.85%) .NET
2 40 (19.23%) ASP.NET
3 30 (14.42%) HTML
4 25 (12.02%) .NET Framework
5 20 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (9.62%) WCF
5 20 (9.62%) WPF
5 20 (9.62%) WinForms
6 19 (9.13%) LINQ
7 16 (7.69%) CSS
8 15 (7.21%) HTML5
9 14 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 14 (6.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (6.73%) Web Services
9 14 (6.73%) jQuery
10 10 (4.81%) Ajax
10 10 (4.81%) XHTML
10 10 (4.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (2.40%) XML
12 2 (0.96%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.81%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.40%) Blackberry
2 5 (2.40%) Clustering
3 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (1.44%) iSeries
3 3 (1.44%) EPoS
4 2 (0.96%) CLARiiON
4 2 (0.96%) Celerra
4 2 (0.96%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.48%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 115 (55.29%) Windows
2 49 (23.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (15.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 15 (7.21%) Windows XP
6 11 (5.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (5.29%) Windows Vista
7 7 (3.37%) Linux
8 3 (1.44%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.44%) Android
9 2 (0.96%) UNIX
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (15.38%) MVC
3 25 (12.02%) ITIL
4 22 (10.58%) Scrum
5 20 (9.62%) OO
6 19 (9.13%) Migration
6 19 (9.13%) TDD
7 15 (7.21%) OOD
7 15 (7.21%) Unit Testing
8 14 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (6.73%) Refactoring
9 9 (4.33%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.85%) Incident Management
10 8 (3.85%) Data Protection
11 7 (3.37%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (3.37%) Project Management
12 6 (2.88%) Asset Management
12 6 (2.88%) Data Management
12 6 (2.88%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (2.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 60 (28.85%) C#
2 42 (20.19%) SQL
3 29 (13.94%) JavaScript
4 24 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 9 (4.33%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 90 (43.27%) MCSE
2 45 (21.63%) Degree
2 45 (21.63%) MCP
3 41 (19.71%) MCITP
4 26 (12.50%) MCSA
5 24 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (10.10%) MCTS
7 20 (9.62%) MCAD
7 20 (9.62%) MCSD
8 19 (9.13%) CCNA
9 13 (6.25%) CCNP
10 9 (4.33%) SC Cleared
10 9 (4.33%) Security Cleared
11 8 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (3.85%) CCEE
12 6 (2.88%) MCDST
12 6 (2.88%) MCDBA
12 6 (2.88%) CCIA
12 6 (2.88%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.25%) SLA
2 5 (2.40%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.96%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.48%) DICOM
System Software
1 59 (28.37%) Active Directory
2 38 (18.27%) Hyper-V
3 37 (17.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (10.10%) Forefront TMG
5 17 (8.17%) XenApp
6 16 (7.69%) XenDesktop
7 12 (5.77%) vSphere
8 11 (5.29%) UAG
9 9 (4.33%) XenServer
10 7 (3.37%) Terminal Services
10 7 (3.37%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.96%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.96%) vCloud
12 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.48%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 11 (5.29%) SCCM
2 10 (4.81%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.40%) SCOM
5 4 (1.92%) MOM
5 4 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Storage Server
7 1 (0.48%) WSUS
7 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 173 (83.17%) Microsoft
2 47 (22.60%) VMware
3 29 (13.94%) Cisco
4 24 (11.54%) Citrix
5 22 (10.58%) HP
6 19 (9.13%) Symantec
7 8 (3.85%) Dell
7 8 (3.85%) Remedy
8 7 (3.37%) Websense
8 7 (3.37%) IBM
9 6 (2.88%) Apple
9 6 (2.88%) McAfee
9 6 (2.88%) Veeam
10 5 (2.40%) Civica
10 5 (2.40%) Comino
11 4 (1.92%) EMC
12 3 (1.44%) NetApp
12 3 (1.44%) Computacenter
13 2 (0.96%) AppSense
13 2 (0.96%) Progress
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum + Training + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes
IT HR
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
McAfee
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 8 days ago