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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 39 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 114 148 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.35% 7.41% 9.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.40% 25.08% 25.56%
Number of salaries quoted 95 140 177
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
655 590 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.72% 29.53% 36.74%
Number of salaries quoted 453 513 615
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,050 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -14 57 £42,500 +6.25% 9
High Wycombe +3 22 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Chesham -2 4 £24,500 -38.75%
Amersham -3 4 £50,000 +66.66%
Newport Pagnell +1 2 £52,500 +75.00%
Marlow -6 2 - -
Beaconsfield -18 1 £24,000 -37.25%
Aylesbury -23 1 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 202 (90.58%) Microsoft
2 116 (52.02%) Windows
3 106 (47.53%) MCSE
4 95 (42.60%) SQL Server
5 91 (40.81%) MS Exchange
6 75 (33.63%) MS Excel
7 71 (31.84%) Active Directory
8 66 (29.60%) MCITP
9 60 (26.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 57 (25.56%) Lync
10 57 (25.56%) VMware
11 55 (24.66%) SharePoint
12 54 (24.22%) .NET
13 51 (22.87%) C#
13 51 (22.87%) SQL
14 49 (21.97%) Hyper-V
15 46 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2010
16 43 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
17 38 (17.04%) MCP
18 35 (15.70%) MCTS
18 35 (15.70%) Windows Server 2012
19 33 (14.80%) Windows Server 2003
20 32 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
20 32 (14.35%) Exchange Server 2013
21 31 (13.90%) SQL Server 2008
21 31 (13.90%) Scrum
22 30 (13.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 29 (13.00%) HP
23 29 (13.00%) ASP.NET
23 29 (13.00%) T-SQL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 91 (40.81%) MS Exchange
2 57 (25.56%) Lync
3 55 (24.66%) SharePoint
4 46 (20.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (14.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (10.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (6.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 15 (6.73%) IIS
9 8 (3.59%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.90%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.45%) Apache
13 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 75 (33.63%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.97%) MS Office
3 16 (7.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.66%) Office 365
2 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.66%) VoIP
2 23 (10.31%) WAN
2 23 (10.31%) LAN
3 21 (9.42%) Firewall
4 17 (7.62%) DHCP
4 17 (7.62%) DNS
4 17 (7.62%) SAN
5 14 (6.28%) TCP/IP
6 11 (4.93%) Unified Communications
7 5 (2.24%) VPN
7 5 (2.24%) PBX
8 3 (1.35%) VLAN
8 3 (1.35%) Network Security
8 3 (1.35%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.90%) Internet
10 1 (0.45%) MPLS
10 1 (0.45%) H.323
10 1 (0.45%) PSTN
10 1 (0.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (42.60%) SQL Server
2 31 (13.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (10.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (10.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (9.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (9.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (9.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (8.52%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.35%) SSDT
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.90%) DTS
9 2 (0.90%) OLTP
10 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.45%) OLAP
10 1 (0.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (8.97%) NUnit
2 12 (5.38%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (3.59%) Finance
2 7 (3.14%) Marketing
3 4 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (0.45%) Back Office
4 1 (0.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (23.32%) Developer
2 43 (19.28%) Consultant
3 25 (11.21%) Support Engineer
4 24 (10.76%) Software Developer
5 22 (9.87%) SQL Developer
6 21 (9.42%) .NET Developer
7 19 (8.52%) Technical Consultant
8 16 (7.17%) Analyst
8 16 (7.17%) .NET Software Developer
9 14 (6.28%) SQL Server Developer
9 14 (6.28%) Team Leader
10 13 (5.83%) Architect
10 13 (5.83%) DBA
10 13 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (5.38%) Development Team Leader
11 12 (5.38%) SQL DBA
11 12 (5.38%) Microsoft Consultant
12 11 (4.93%) Exchange Specialist
13 10 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
14 9 (4.04%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (24.22%) .NET
2 29 (13.00%) ASP.NET
3 21 (9.42%) HTML
4 20 (8.97%) WCF
4 20 (8.97%) WPF
4 20 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (8.07%) HTML5
6 16 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 16 (7.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (7.17%) LINQ
6 16 (7.17%) jQuery
7 12 (5.38%) Web Services
8 9 (4.04%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.24%) XML
10 4 (1.79%) WinForms
10 4 (1.79%) CSS
11 3 (1.35%) Application Packaging
12 2 (0.90%) Silverlight
13 1 (0.45%) MDX
13 1 (0.45%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.93%) Clustering
2 8 (3.59%) Blackberry
3 7 (3.14%) EqualLogic
4 4 (1.79%) Replication
5 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.90%) CLARiiON
6 2 (0.90%) Celerra
7 1 (0.45%) iSeries
7 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.45%) EPoS
7 1 (0.45%) PACS
7 1 (0.45%) PKI
7 1 (0.45%) Statistics
7 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 116 (52.02%) Windows
2 60 (26.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (15.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (14.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (6.28%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.59%) Linux
7 6 (2.69%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.79%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.79%) UNIX
8 4 (1.79%) Android
9 3 (1.35%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (14.35%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (13.90%) Scrum
3 27 (12.11%) MVC
4 26 (11.66%) Migration
5 25 (11.21%) ITIL
6 22 (9.87%) OO
7 21 (9.42%) Unit Testing
8 19 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (7.62%) OOD
10 16 (7.17%) Refactoring
10 16 (7.17%) TDD
10 16 (7.17%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (6.73%) Data Modelling
12 9 (4.04%) Data Protection
13 8 (3.59%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (3.59%) Service Delivery
14 7 (3.14%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (2.69%) User Stories
15 6 (2.69%) Disaster Recovery
15 6 (2.69%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (22.87%) C#
1 51 (22.87%) SQL
2 29 (13.00%) T-SQL
3 21 (9.42%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.48%) PowerShell
5 7 (3.14%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.90%) C
7 1 (0.45%) Java
7 1 (0.45%) VBA
7 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 106 (47.53%) MCSE
2 66 (29.60%) MCITP
3 38 (17.04%) MCP
4 35 (15.70%) MCTS
5 30 (13.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 27 (12.11%) MCSA
7 24 (10.76%) Degree
8 20 (8.97%) MCAD
8 20 (8.97%) MCSD
9 19 (8.52%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (7.62%) CCNA
11 16 (7.17%) SC Cleared
11 16 (7.17%) Security Cleared
12 10 (4.48%) CCNP
12 10 (4.48%) NCDA
12 10 (4.48%) VCAP
13 9 (4.04%) NCIE
14 7 (3.14%) CCEE
14 7 (3.14%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (2.24%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.48%) SLA
2 4 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.90%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.45%) QA
5 1 (0.45%) DICOM
System Software
1 71 (31.84%) Active Directory
2 49 (21.97%) Hyper-V
3 43 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (11.21%) Forefront TMG
5 21 (9.42%) XenApp
6 20 (8.97%) XenDesktop
7 16 (7.17%) vSphere
8 14 (6.28%) XenServer
9 13 (5.83%) UAG
10 11 (4.93%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (4.04%) VMware ESX
12 3 (1.35%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.90%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.90%) vCloud
14 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 16 (7.17%) SCCM
2 12 (5.38%) Backup Exec
3 9 (4.04%) SCOM
4 6 (2.69%) NetBackup
4 6 (2.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (2.24%) SCVMM
5 5 (2.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.79%) MOM
6 4 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.90%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.90%) Data Guard
7 2 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Storage Server
8 1 (0.45%) WSUS
8 1 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 202 (90.58%) Microsoft
2 57 (25.56%) VMware
3 29 (13.00%) HP
4 28 (12.56%) Citrix
5 26 (11.66%) Cisco
6 22 (9.87%) Symantec
7 18 (8.07%) Dell
8 12 (5.38%) NetApp
9 11 (4.93%) Veeam
10 10 (4.48%) EMC
11 9 (4.04%) Remedy
12 8 (3.59%) Websense
13 6 (2.69%) McAfee
14 5 (2.24%) Computacenter
14 5 (2.24%) PlateSpin
15 4 (1.79%) Apple
15 4 (1.79%) IBM
16 3 (1.35%) Oracle
17 2 (0.90%) Progress
17 2 (0.90%) Lotus
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Centric Resource
Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Generous Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £32k - 43k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits and IT Certification Trai
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + Much more benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Blue Town Online
Salary: £39k - 52k per year
Posted: 7 days ago