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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 59 42 20
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 76 110 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.65% 4.99% 10.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.48% 16.72% 29.84%
Number of salaries quoted 57 98 194
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,350 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
609 658 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.26% 29.84% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 434 470 607
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 1 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 1 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 -32 40 £40,000 -5.88% 5
High Wycombe +8 27 £44,250 +36.15%
Beaconsfield +16 1 £21,000 -6.66%
Marlow +12 1 - -
Chesham +1 1 £23,500 -2.08%
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 134 (85.90%) Microsoft
2 85 (54.49%) Windows
3 63 (40.38%) Active Directory
4 61 (39.10%) SQL Server
4 61 (39.10%) MS Excel
5 59 (37.82%) MCSE
6 54 (34.62%) SQL
7 51 (32.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (28.21%) VMware
9 40 (25.64%) MS Exchange
10 39 (25.00%) .NET
11 37 (23.72%) VMware Infrastructure
11 37 (23.72%) Windows Server 2012
12 36 (23.08%) ITIL
13 34 (21.79%) T-SQL
13 34 (21.79%) MCSA
14 33 (21.15%) MCP
15 31 (19.87%) Windows Server 2003
16 30 (19.23%) SharePoint
17 27 (17.31%) C#
17 27 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
18 25 (16.03%) Hyper-V
19 24 (15.38%) Citrix
19 24 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 24 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
20 23 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
21 22 (14.10%) Firewall
21 22 (14.10%) MVC
22 21 (13.46%) SAN
23 20 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 40 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 30 (19.23%) SharePoint
3 27 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (9.62%) IIS
6 12 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (5.77%) Lync
9 7 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (3.21%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (3.21%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (3.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.28%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.64%) CMS
12 1 (0.64%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 61 (39.10%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.97%) MS Office
3 2 (1.28%) MS Project
4 1 (0.64%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.77%) Office 365
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.10%) Firewall
2 21 (13.46%) SAN
3 15 (9.62%) TCP/IP
4 12 (7.69%) DNS
5 11 (7.05%) DHCP
6 10 (6.41%) LAN
6 10 (6.41%) WAN
7 9 (5.77%) NAS
8 6 (3.85%) VPN
9 5 (3.21%) Network Security
10 2 (1.28%) Broadband
10 2 (1.28%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.28%) Internet
10 2 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.64%) Wireless
11 1 (0.64%) VLAN
11 1 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.64%) Extranet
11 1 (0.64%) MPLS
11 1 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (39.10%) SQL Server
2 24 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 24 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (12.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (10.26%) SSDT
5 8 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.56%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.92%) MySQL
8 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.28%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.28%) OLAP
9 2 (1.28%) QlikView
10 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.64%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.28%) NUnit
1 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (7.69%) Finance
2 11 (7.05%) Marketing
3 4 (2.56%) Banking
4 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.92%) Local Government
4 3 (1.92%) Legal
4 3 (1.92%) French Language
4 3 (1.92%) German Language
4 3 (1.92%) Italian Language
4 3 (1.92%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.28%) Retail
6 1 (0.64%) Automotive
6 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (27.56%) Developer
2 23 (14.74%) Analyst
3 20 (12.82%) Consultant
4 17 (10.90%) .NET Developer
4 17 (10.90%) SQL Developer
5 16 (10.26%) Database Developer
5 16 (10.26%) SQL Database Developer
6 15 (9.62%) Software Developer
6 15 (9.62%) .NET Software Developer
7 14 (8.97%) Systems Engineer
7 14 (8.97%) Administrator
8 13 (8.33%) Support Engineer
9 12 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (4.49%) Technical Consultant
11 7 (4.49%) Support Analyst
11 7 (4.49%) DBA
11 7 (4.49%) SQL DBA
11 7 (4.49%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.00%) .NET
2 18 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 17 (10.90%) LINQ
4 16 (10.26%) jQuery
4 16 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (10.26%) HTML5
4 16 (10.26%) HTML
5 15 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 15 (9.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (3.21%) Application Packaging
7 4 (2.56%) WCF
8 2 (1.28%) WPF
8 2 (1.28%) EDI
8 2 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.28%) Middleware
8 2 (1.28%) WinForms
8 2 (1.28%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.64%) CSS
9 1 (0.64%) SOAP
9 1 (0.64%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.97%) Clustering
1 14 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.21%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.28%) PMI
4 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.28%) FMCG
4 2 (1.28%) iPhone
5 1 (0.64%) Replication
5 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 85 (54.49%) Windows
2 51 (32.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (23.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (19.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (10.26%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.13%) Linux
7 7 (4.49%) UNIX
8 6 (3.85%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.21%) Windows 2000
9 5 (3.21%) Windows NT
9 5 (3.21%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (3.21%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.92%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.08%) ITIL
2 23 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (14.10%) MVC
4 18 (11.54%) Scrum
5 17 (10.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (10.90%) TDD
6 16 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (9.62%) Refactoring
7 15 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (9.62%) OOD
7 15 (9.62%) OO
8 10 (6.41%) Change Management
8 10 (6.41%) Migration
9 9 (5.77%) Incident Management
10 8 (5.13%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.13%) PRINCE2
11 6 (3.85%) Mentoring
12 5 (3.21%) Software Asset Management
12 5 (3.21%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 54 (34.62%) SQL
2 34 (21.79%) T-SQL
3 27 (17.31%) C#
4 16 (10.26%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.77%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.92%) Java
6 3 (1.92%) VB
7 2 (1.28%) VBScript
8 1 (0.64%) VBA
8 1 (0.64%) C
Qualifications
1 59 (37.82%) MCSE
2 34 (21.79%) MCSA
3 33 (21.15%) MCP
4 20 (12.82%) MCITP
5 19 (12.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (10.90%) Degree
7 14 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (8.33%) Security Cleared
9 12 (7.69%) CCNA
10 11 (7.05%) SC Cleared
11 10 (6.41%) MCTS
12 7 (4.49%) MCSD
13 6 (3.85%) MCDST
14 5 (3.21%) VCP5
14 5 (3.21%) CCNP
14 5 (3.21%) ISEB
14 5 (3.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (2.56%) MCDBA
16 3 (1.92%) CCIE
16 3 (1.92%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.90%) SLA
2 3 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.28%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 63 (40.38%) Active Directory
2 37 (23.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (16.03%) Hyper-V
4 15 (9.62%) Forefront TMG
5 12 (7.69%) ISA Server
5 12 (7.69%) VMware ESX
6 8 (5.13%) UAG
7 7 (4.49%) XenApp
8 6 (3.85%) vSphere
9 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (3.21%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.28%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (3.21%) BladeLogic
2 5 (3.21%) SCCM
3 3 (1.92%) Foglight
3 3 (1.92%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.28%) WSUS
4 2 (1.28%) SCOM
4 2 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 134 (85.90%) Microsoft
2 44 (28.21%) VMware
3 24 (15.38%) Citrix
4 19 (12.18%) Cisco
5 10 (6.41%) HP
6 9 (5.77%) Intel
6 9 (5.77%) Symantec
7 8 (5.13%) Websense
8 5 (3.21%) Dell
9 4 (2.56%) McAfee
10 2 (1.28%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.28%) Jaspersoft
10 2 (1.28%) Oracle
10 2 (1.28%) Remedy
10 2 (1.28%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.64%) Mitel
11 1 (0.64%) Computacenter
11 1 (0.64%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.64%) Avaya
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Klarion Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago