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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 49 42 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 105 111 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.76% 4.84% 9.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.35% 15.72% 28.73%
Number of salaries quoted 69 98 174
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £31,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -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
684 706 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.01% 30.76% 31.55%
Number of salaries quoted 476 501 548
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -37 50 £36,000 -16.27% 12
High Wycombe +24 32 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Marlow +18 5 £50,000 +53.84%
Buckingham - 2 - -
Beaconsfield +16 1 £21,000 -6.66%
Chesham +2 1 £23,500 +34.28%
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 141 (85.45%) Microsoft
2 84 (50.91%) Windows
3 72 (43.64%) Active Directory
4 70 (42.42%) MS Excel
5 63 (38.18%) MCSE
6 55 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 52 (31.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 51 (30.91%) VMware
9 47 (28.48%) SQL
9 47 (28.48%) MCP
10 43 (26.06%) MS Exchange
11 42 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
12 41 (24.85%) .NET
13 37 (22.42%) ITIL
14 36 (21.82%) MCSA
14 36 (21.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 33 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 33 (20.00%) T-SQL
15 33 (20.00%) SharePoint
16 31 (18.79%) Windows Server 2003
17 27 (16.36%) C#
18 25 (15.15%) Cisco
19 24 (14.55%) Citrix
19 24 (14.55%) MCITP
19 24 (14.55%) Hyper-V
20 21 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
20 21 (12.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 20 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
21 20 (12.12%) MVC
21 20 (12.12%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 43 (26.06%) MS Exchange
2 33 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 33 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (10.30%) IIS
6 11 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (6.67%) Lync
7 7 (4.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.21%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.21%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.61%) CMS
11 1 (0.61%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 70 (42.42%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.61%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.91%) Firewall
2 17 (10.30%) SAN
3 13 (7.88%) TCP/IP
4 12 (7.27%) DHCP
4 12 (7.27%) DNS
5 8 (4.85%) LAN
5 8 (4.85%) WAN
5 8 (4.85%) NAS
6 4 (2.42%) Network Security
6 4 (2.42%) VPN
7 3 (1.82%) Wireless
8 2 (1.21%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.21%) Broadband
8 2 (1.21%) VoIP
8 2 (1.21%) WLAN
8 2 (1.21%) DMZ
8 2 (1.21%) Extranet
9 1 (0.61%) MPLS
9 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (11.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (10.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (9.09%) SSDT
6 5 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.21%) QlikView
10 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.61%) MySQL
10 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.61%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.21%) NUnit
2 2 (1.21%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (7.88%) Finance
1 13 (7.88%) Marketing
2 5 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.03%) Law
2 5 (3.03%) Legal
3 4 (2.42%) Banking
4 3 (1.82%) Automotive
5 2 (1.21%) Publishing
5 2 (1.21%) Retail
5 2 (1.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 42 (25.45%) Developer
2 32 (19.39%) Consultant
3 19 (11.52%) Analyst
4 17 (10.30%) .NET Developer
5 16 (9.70%) Administrator
6 15 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 15 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 15 (9.09%) Database Developer
6 15 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 15 (9.09%) SQL Database Developer
6 15 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
7 13 (7.88%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (7.27%) Software Consultant
9 11 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (4.24%) Management Consultant
11 7 (4.24%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Developer
12 6 (3.64%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (24.85%) .NET
2 19 (11.52%) ASP.NET
3 17 (10.30%) HTML
3 17 (10.30%) LINQ
3 17 (10.30%) jQuery
3 17 (10.30%) HTML5
4 16 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 15 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (3.03%) Application Packaging
7 4 (2.42%) WCF
8 2 (1.21%) WPF
8 2 (1.21%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.21%) CSS
8 2 (1.21%) EDI
8 2 (1.21%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.21%) Middleware
8 2 (1.21%) WinForms
9 1 (0.61%) Ajax
9 1 (0.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.48%) Clustering
2 10 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.24%) Blackberry
4 5 (3.03%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.42%) Statistics
5 4 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.82%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.21%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.21%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.21%) iPhone
7 2 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 84 (50.91%) Windows
2 52 (31.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (21.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (18.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (10.91%) Windows 7
6 9 (5.45%) Linux
7 8 (4.85%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.24%) UNIX
9 5 (3.03%) Windows 2000
9 5 (3.03%) Windows NT
9 5 (3.03%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.82%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.21%) Android
11 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.42%) ITIL
2 20 (12.12%) MVC
2 20 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (12.12%) Software Licensing
3 19 (11.52%) IT Asset Management
3 19 (11.52%) Software Asset Management
3 19 (11.52%) Asset Management
4 17 (10.30%) TDD
4 17 (10.30%) Scrum
5 15 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (9.09%) Refactoring
5 15 (9.09%) OOD
5 15 (9.09%) OO
6 12 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (7.27%) Incident Management
7 9 (5.45%) Service Delivery
7 9 (5.45%) Change Management
8 8 (4.85%) Migration
9 7 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 47 (28.48%) SQL
2 33 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 27 (16.36%) C#
4 17 (10.30%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.82%) Java
6 3 (1.82%) VB
7 2 (1.21%) VBScript
8 1 (0.61%) VBA
8 1 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 63 (38.18%) MCSE
2 47 (28.48%) MCP
3 36 (21.82%) MCSA
4 24 (14.55%) MCITP
5 19 (11.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (10.30%) Degree
6 17 (10.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 17 (10.30%) ISEB
7 15 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 13 (7.88%) CCNA
9 12 (7.27%) SC Cleared
10 11 (6.67%) MCTS
11 7 (4.24%) MCSD
12 5 (3.03%) CCNP
12 5 (3.03%) VCP5
13 3 (1.82%) MCDST
13 3 (1.82%) CCIE
14 2 (1.21%) HND
14 2 (1.21%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.21%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 72 (43.64%) Active Directory
2 42 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (14.55%) Hyper-V
4 16 (9.70%) Forefront TMG
5 13 (7.88%) ISA Server
6 12 (7.27%) VMware ESX
7 9 (5.45%) UAG
8 7 (4.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (4.24%) XenApp
9 6 (3.64%) vSphere
10 5 (3.03%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.64%) SCCM
2 5 (3.03%) BladeLogic
3 4 (2.42%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.21%) Foglight
5 2 (1.21%) WSUS
5 2 (1.21%) SCOM
5 2 (1.21%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.21%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.61%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 141 (85.45%) Microsoft
2 51 (30.91%) VMware
3 25 (15.15%) Cisco
4 24 (14.55%) Citrix
5 12 (7.27%) Symantec
6 11 (6.67%) HP
7 9 (5.45%) Intel
7 9 (5.45%) Websense
8 4 (2.42%) Dell
9 3 (1.82%) Avaya
9 3 (1.82%) Juniper
9 3 (1.82%) McAfee
10 2 (1.21%) Sophos
10 2 (1.21%) Remedy
10 2 (1.21%) Oracle
10 2 (1.21%) Pegasus
10 2 (1.21%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.21%) Apple
10 2 (1.21%) Computacenter
10 2 (1.21%) Fortinet
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Posted: Yesterday
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