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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 42 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 118 115 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.20% 5.25% 7.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.53% 17.04% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 73 101 141
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
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
714 675 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.48% 30.84% 26.78%
Number of salaries quoted 490 505 466
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -35 50 £34,000 -24.44% 8
High Wycombe +22 36 £55,000 +8.91% 2
Marlow +22 9 £40,750 +25.38%
Chesham +2 2 £28,250 +36.14%
Buckingham - 2 - -
Beaconsfield +10 1 £21,000 -6.66%
Iver - 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 147 (84.97%) Microsoft
2 87 (50.29%) Windows
3 76 (43.93%) Active Directory
4 69 (39.88%) MS Excel
5 68 (39.31%) MCSE
6 58 (33.53%) VMware
7 56 (32.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 55 (31.79%) SQL Server
9 52 (30.06%) MCP
10 51 (29.48%) MS Exchange
11 49 (28.32%) SQL
11 49 (28.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (26.59%) .NET
13 43 (24.86%) MCSA
14 41 (23.70%) Exchange Server 2010
15 38 (21.97%) Windows Server 2012
16 37 (21.39%) ITIL
16 37 (21.39%) MCITP
17 34 (19.65%) Hyper-V
18 33 (19.08%) SharePoint
19 32 (18.50%) T-SQL
20 31 (17.92%) Cisco
21 29 (16.76%) C#
22 27 (15.61%) Exchange Server 2013
23 26 (15.03%) Windows Server 2003
23 26 (15.03%) Exchange Server 2007
24 22 (12.72%) Agile Software Development
24 22 (12.72%) ASP.NET
24 22 (12.72%) Office 365
24 22 (12.72%) Forefront TMG

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 51 (29.48%) MS Exchange
2 41 (23.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (19.08%) SharePoint
4 27 (15.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (15.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (9.83%) Lync
7 13 (7.51%) IIS
8 12 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (5.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (3.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.16%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.16%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.58%) CMS
12 1 (0.58%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 69 (39.88%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.58%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.58%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.72%) Office 365
2 2 (1.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.40%) Firewall
2 13 (7.51%) DHCP
2 13 (7.51%) TCP/IP
2 13 (7.51%) DNS
3 9 (5.20%) SAN
4 6 (3.47%) VPN
4 6 (3.47%) LAN
4 6 (3.47%) WAN
5 3 (1.73%) Wireless
6 2 (1.16%) VLAN
6 2 (1.16%) Extranet
6 2 (1.16%) Network Security
6 2 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.16%) VoIP
6 2 (1.16%) WLAN
6 2 (1.16%) DMZ
6 2 (1.16%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.58%) Intranet
7 1 (0.58%) Internet
7 1 (0.58%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (31.79%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (12.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 20 (11.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (10.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (7.51%) SSDT
6 4 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.16%) QlikView
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.58%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (2.89%) Visual Studio
1 5 (2.89%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (1.16%) NUnit
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (9.25%) Finance
2 13 (7.51%) Marketing
3 10 (5.78%) Law
4 5 (2.89%) Legal
4 5 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.73%) Automotive
6 2 (1.16%) Publishing
6 2 (1.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 43 (24.86%) Developer
2 32 (18.50%) Consultant
3 21 (12.14%) Analyst
3 21 (12.14%) Support Engineer
4 19 (10.98%) .NET Developer
5 17 (9.83%) Software Developer
5 17 (9.83%) .NET Software Developer
6 14 (8.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (7.51%) Database Developer
7 13 (7.51%) SQL Developer
7 13 (7.51%) SQL Database Developer
8 12 (6.94%) Software Consultant
8 12 (6.94%) Administrator
9 10 (5.78%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.05%) Management Consultant
10 7 (4.05%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (4.05%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (3.47%) SharePoint Developer
12 5 (2.89%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (26.59%) .NET
2 22 (12.72%) ASP.NET
3 20 (11.56%) HTML
3 20 (11.56%) jQuery
3 20 (11.56%) HTML5
4 19 (10.98%) LINQ
5 17 (9.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 17 (9.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 17 (9.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (2.89%) Application Packaging
7 3 (1.73%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.73%) CSS
8 2 (1.16%) EDI
8 2 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.16%) Middleware
8 2 (1.16%) WinForms
8 2 (1.16%) WCF
8 2 (1.16%) WPF
8 2 (1.16%) CSS3
8 2 (1.16%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.51%) Blackberry
2 12 (6.94%) Clustering
3 10 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.62%) Statistics
5 4 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.16%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.16%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.16%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.16%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.58%) Replication
7 1 (0.58%) iPhone
7 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 87 (50.29%) Windows
2 56 (32.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (21.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (15.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (10.40%) Windows 7
6 10 (5.78%) Windows XP
7 9 (5.20%) Linux
8 8 (4.62%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.47%) Android
10 4 (2.31%) UNIX
11 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.39%) ITIL
2 22 (12.72%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (12.14%) MVC
4 20 (11.56%) Software Licensing
5 19 (10.98%) IT Asset Management
5 19 (10.98%) Software Asset Management
5 19 (10.98%) TDD
5 19 (10.98%) Asset Management
5 19 (10.98%) Scrum
6 17 (9.83%) Incident Management
6 17 (9.83%) Refactoring
6 17 (9.83%) OOD
6 17 (9.83%) OO
6 17 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (9.25%) Migration
8 15 (8.67%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (4.62%) Change Management
9 8 (4.62%) Time Management
10 7 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 49 (28.32%) SQL
2 32 (18.50%) T-SQL
3 29 (16.76%) C#
4 20 (11.56%) JavaScript
5 14 (8.09%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.31%) Java
7 3 (1.73%) VB
8 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.16%) VBScript
9 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 68 (39.31%) MCSE
2 52 (30.06%) MCP
3 43 (24.86%) MCSA
4 37 (21.39%) MCITP
5 20 (11.56%) MCTS
6 17 (9.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (9.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 17 (9.83%) ISEB
7 14 (8.09%) Security Cleared
7 14 (8.09%) Degree
8 13 (7.51%) SC Cleared
9 12 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (5.78%) CCNA
11 7 (4.05%) MCSD
12 5 (2.89%) VCP5
13 3 (1.73%) MCDST
13 3 (1.73%) CCIE
13 3 (1.73%) CCNP
14 2 (1.16%) MCAD
14 2 (1.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.83%) SLA
2 5 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.89%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 76 (43.93%) Active Directory
2 49 (28.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (19.65%) Hyper-V
4 22 (12.72%) Forefront TMG
5 11 (6.36%) UAG
5 11 (6.36%) ISA Server
6 8 (4.62%) VMware ESX
7 6 (3.47%) XenApp
8 5 (2.89%) vSphere
9 4 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.16%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.47%) SCCM
2 2 (1.16%) SCOM
2 2 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (1.16%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.16%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.16%) WSUS
3 1 (0.58%) Foglight
3 1 (0.58%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 147 (84.97%) Microsoft
2 58 (33.53%) VMware
3 31 (17.92%) Cisco
4 20 (11.56%) Citrix
5 13 (7.51%) Symantec
6 11 (6.36%) Websense
7 9 (5.20%) HP
8 7 (4.05%) Avaya
8 7 (4.05%) Juniper
9 6 (3.47%) Pegasus
9 6 (3.47%) Apple
9 6 (3.47%) Fortinet
10 5 (2.89%) Computacenter
10 5 (2.89%) Intel
11 3 (1.73%) Jaspersoft
12 2 (1.16%) Aerohive Networks
12 2 (1.16%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.16%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.16%) Oracle
12 2 (1.16%) McAfee
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £37500 per annum + Bonus + life insurancce
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
Erin Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
High Wycombe
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + career growth
Posted: 25 days ago