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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 43 31 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 85 127 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.26% 6.75% 8.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.19% 23.43% 23.43%
Number of salaries quoted 62 116 164
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-9.49% +5.33%
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
599 542 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.01% 28.80% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 433 475 608
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -8 49 £42,500 +6.25% 9
High Wycombe +1 15 £45,000 +28.57%
Chesham -3 5 £25,000 -37.50%
Amersham -6 2 £50,000 +66.66%
Marlow -10 1 £55,000 +4.76%
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 189 (94.03%) Microsoft
2 108 (53.73%) Windows
3 102 (50.75%) SQL Server
4 94 (46.77%) MCSE
5 88 (43.78%) MS Excel
6 77 (38.31%) MS Exchange
7 66 (32.84%) Active Directory
8 65 (32.34%) SQL
9 61 (30.35%) MCITP
10 58 (28.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 55 (27.36%) Lync
12 53 (26.37%) SharePoint
13 49 (24.38%) VMware
14 46 (22.89%) Exchange Server 2010
15 42 (20.90%) .NET
16 41 (20.40%) Windows Server 2012
17 40 (19.90%) Scrum
18 39 (19.40%) C#
18 39 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2013
19 38 (18.91%) Hyper-V
19 38 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
20 37 (18.41%) T-SQL
21 36 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
22 35 (17.41%) SQL Server 2008
23 31 (15.42%) MCSA
24 30 (14.93%) Office 365
25 29 (14.43%) MCP
25 29 (14.43%) MVC
25 29 (14.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 28 (13.93%) MCTS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 77 (38.31%) MS Exchange
2 55 (27.36%) Lync
3 53 (26.37%) SharePoint
4 46 (22.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 39 (19.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 11 (5.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (4.98%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (3.98%) IIS
11 5 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (1.49%) Apache
13 2 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 88 (43.78%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.46%) MS Office
3 12 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.93%) Office 365
2 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.46%) VoIP
2 16 (7.96%) SAN
3 14 (6.97%) WAN
3 14 (6.97%) LAN
4 13 (6.47%) Firewall
5 12 (5.97%) TCP/IP
6 11 (5.47%) DHCP
6 11 (5.47%) DNS
7 8 (3.98%) Unified Communications
8 5 (2.49%) PBX
9 3 (1.49%) VLAN
9 3 (1.49%) Network Security
9 3 (1.49%) VPN
9 3 (1.49%) NAS
10 1 (0.50%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.50%) SMTP
10 1 (0.50%) PSTN
10 1 (0.50%) MPLS
10 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (50.75%) SQL Server
2 35 (17.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (14.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 26 (12.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 24 (11.94%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (11.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (11.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (4.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (3.98%) SSDT
10 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.49%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.50%) OLTP
12 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.50%) MS Access
12 1 (0.50%) MySQL
12 1 (0.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 16 (7.96%) NUnit
2 7 (3.48%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (4.48%) Finance
2 1 (0.50%) Local Government
2 1 (0.50%) Marketing
2 1 (0.50%) Banking
2 1 (0.50%) Retail
2 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 64 (31.84%) Developer
2 37 (18.41%) SQL Developer
3 30 (14.93%) Consultant
4 25 (12.44%) Support Engineer
5 22 (10.95%) Software Developer
6 21 (10.45%) .NET Developer
7 18 (8.96%) .NET Software Developer
8 15 (7.46%) Technical Consultant
9 14 (6.97%) SQL Server Developer
10 13 (6.47%) Team Leader
10 13 (6.47%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (5.97%) DBA
11 12 (5.97%) SQL DBA
12 11 (5.47%) Development Team Leader
12 11 (5.47%) Database Developer
13 10 (4.98%) SQL Database Developer
14 9 (4.48%) SQL Server DBA
15 8 (3.98%) Analyst
15 8 (3.98%) 2nd Line Support
15 8 (3.98%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (20.90%) .NET
2 23 (11.44%) ASP.NET
3 21 (10.45%) HTML
4 20 (9.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (9.95%) HTML5
5 18 (8.96%) LINQ
5 18 (8.96%) jQuery
5 18 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 18 (8.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (7.96%) WCF
6 16 (7.96%) WPF
7 10 (4.98%) Web Services
8 8 (3.98%) WinForms
9 4 (1.99%) Application Packaging
9 4 (1.99%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.49%) XML
11 2 (1.00%) CSS
11 2 (1.00%) Silverlight
12 1 (0.50%) MDX
12 1 (0.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.98%) Clustering
3 5 (2.49%) EqualLogic
3 5 (2.49%) Replication
4 4 (1.99%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.49%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.50%) Statistics
7 1 (0.50%) PKI
7 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 108 (53.73%) Windows
2 58 (28.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (20.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (12.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (7.46%) Windows 7
6 9 (4.48%) Linux
7 5 (2.49%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.99%) UNIX
9 3 (1.49%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.49%) Android
10 2 (1.00%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.00%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.90%) Scrum
2 38 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (14.43%) MVC
4 28 (13.93%) Mentoring
5 24 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (11.44%) Migration
7 22 (10.95%) Data Modelling
8 19 (9.45%) OOD
8 19 (9.45%) OO
9 18 (8.96%) Refactoring
9 18 (8.96%) Unit Testing
9 18 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (8.96%) TDD
10 17 (8.46%) ITIL
11 12 (5.97%) Line Management
11 12 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (4.98%) Coaching
14 8 (3.98%) Load Testing
15 5 (2.49%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 65 (32.34%) SQL
2 39 (19.40%) C#
3 37 (18.41%) T-SQL
4 21 (10.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.49%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.49%) Java
6 3 (1.49%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.00%) C
8 1 (0.50%) VBA
8 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 94 (46.77%) MCSE
2 61 (30.35%) MCITP
3 31 (15.42%) MCSA
4 29 (14.43%) MCP
5 28 (13.93%) MCTS
6 21 (10.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (9.95%) Degree
8 16 (7.96%) MCAD
8 16 (7.96%) MCSD
9 13 (6.47%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (5.47%) SC Cleared
10 11 (5.47%) Security Cleared
10 11 (5.47%) CCNA
11 8 (3.98%) NCDA
11 8 (3.98%) NCIE
11 8 (3.98%) VCAP
12 4 (1.99%) CCNP
13 3 (1.49%) MCDST
13 3 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.49%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.99%) SLA
2 4 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.49%) QA
3 3 (1.49%) ISO 9000
4 2 (1.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 66 (32.84%) Active Directory
2 38 (18.91%) Hyper-V
3 36 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (7.96%) Forefront TMG
5 9 (4.48%) XenDesktop
5 9 (4.48%) XenApp
6 8 (3.98%) vSphere
7 7 (3.48%) XenServer
7 7 (3.48%) VMware ESX
8 6 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (2.49%) UAG
10 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.00%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (5.47%) SCCM
2 9 (4.48%) Backup Exec
3 7 (3.48%) SCVMM
4 6 (2.99%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.49%) SCOM
6 3 (1.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.00%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.00%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.50%) SCSM
Vendors
1 189 (94.03%) Microsoft
2 49 (24.38%) VMware
3 23 (11.44%) HP
4 18 (8.96%) Citrix
5 17 (8.46%) Cisco
6 14 (6.97%) Dell
7 11 (5.47%) NetApp
7 11 (5.47%) Symantec
8 9 (4.48%) Veeam
9 8 (3.98%) EMC
10 5 (2.49%) PlateSpin
11 4 (1.99%) Websense
11 4 (1.99%) Remedy
11 4 (1.99%) McAfee
12 3 (1.49%) Computacenter
12 3 (1.49%) Oracle
12 3 (1.49%) Apple
13 1 (0.50%) Polycom
13 1 (0.50%) Meridio
13 1 (0.50%) Mitel
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £34500.00 per annum + 3,750pa On-Call + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + Much more benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + OT + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Aylesbury
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £35000 per annum + OT + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Milton Keynes Service Partnership
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
Blue Town Online
Salary: £47k - 64k per year
Posted: 21 days ago