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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 66 38 24
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 82 117 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.56% 5.42% 7.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.60% 17.57% 25.68%
Number of salaries quoted 58 97 143
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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
707 666 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.71% 30.86% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 532 463 510
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 £27,500 £25,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -7 53 £33,000 -22.35% 5
High Wycombe -11 10 £26,500 -47.00%
Marlow +19 6 £31,500 -
Chesham -2 3 £33,000 +34.69%
Amersham +3 1 £20,000 -60.00%
Iver - 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 149 (79.26%) Microsoft
2 109 (57.98%) Windows
3 89 (47.34%) Active Directory
4 75 (39.89%) MCSE
5 71 (37.77%) VMware
6 67 (35.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (31.38%) MS Excel
8 56 (29.79%) MCP
9 51 (27.13%) MCSA
9 51 (27.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 50 (26.60%) MCITP
11 47 (25.00%) SQL
12 46 (24.47%) SQL Server
12 46 (24.47%) ITIL
12 46 (24.47%) MS Exchange
13 44 (23.40%) Hyper-V
14 42 (22.34%) Cisco
14 42 (22.34%) Windows Server 2012
15 41 (21.81%) Exchange Server 2010
16 39 (20.74%) .NET
17 32 (17.02%) SharePoint
18 31 (16.49%) Exchange Server 2013
19 30 (15.96%) Windows Server 2003
20 29 (15.43%) C#
20 29 (15.43%) Forefront TMG
21 27 (14.36%) T-SQL
22 26 (13.83%) ASP.NET
22 26 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2007
23 25 (13.30%) jQuery
23 25 (13.30%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 46 (24.47%) MS Exchange
2 41 (21.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (17.02%) SharePoint
4 31 (16.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (11.17%) IIS
7 17 (9.04%) Lync
8 10 (5.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.53%) CMS
12 1 (0.53%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 59 (31.38%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.53%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.23%) Office 365
2 2 (1.06%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.98%) DHCP
1 15 (7.98%) DNS
1 15 (7.98%) Firewall
2 11 (5.85%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.32%) SAN
4 6 (3.19%) VPN
4 6 (3.19%) LAN
4 6 (3.19%) WAN
5 3 (1.60%) Wireless
6 2 (1.06%) VLAN
6 2 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (1.06%) Network Security
6 2 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.06%) Extranet
6 2 (1.06%) VoIP
6 2 (1.06%) WLAN
6 2 (1.06%) DMZ
7 1 (0.53%) Intranet
7 1 (0.53%) Internet
7 1 (0.53%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (24.47%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (11.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 20 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.72%) SSDT
6 4 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.06%) QlikView
8 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.53%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 6 (3.19%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.66%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (12.23%) Finance
2 18 (9.57%) Law
3 7 (3.72%) Legal
3 7 (3.72%) Marketing
4 5 (2.66%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.13%) Local Government
6 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.60%) Automotive
7 2 (1.06%) Publishing
7 2 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (19.68%) Developer
2 31 (16.49%) Analyst
3 22 (11.70%) Software Developer
3 22 (11.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 21 (11.17%) Support Engineer
5 20 (10.64%) Consultant
6 19 (10.11%) .NET Developer
6 19 (10.11%) .NET Software Developer
7 12 (6.38%) Administrator
7 12 (6.38%) Software Consultant
8 10 (5.32%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.26%) DBA
9 8 (4.26%) SQL Server DBA
9 8 (4.26%) SQL DBA
10 7 (3.72%) Database Developer
10 7 (3.72%) SQL Server Developer
10 7 (3.72%) SQL Developer
10 7 (3.72%) SQL Database Developer
10 7 (3.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (3.72%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.74%) .NET
2 26 (13.83%) ASP.NET
3 25 (13.30%) jQuery
3 25 (13.30%) HTML
4 22 (11.70%) LINQ
4 22 (11.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (11.70%) HTML5
5 19 (10.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 19 (10.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (3.19%) CSS
7 5 (2.66%) Application Packaging
8 4 (2.13%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.60%) JSON
9 3 (1.60%) REST
9 3 (1.60%) XML
9 3 (1.60%) XSL
9 3 (1.60%) MSMQ
9 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (1.06%) EDI
10 2 (1.06%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.64%) Clustering
2 15 (7.98%) Blackberry
3 9 (4.79%) Statistics
4 8 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.72%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.60%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.06%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.06%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.06%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.53%) EPoS
8 1 (0.53%) Replication
8 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.53%) iPhone
8 1 (0.53%) iSeries
8 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 109 (57.98%) Windows
2 67 (35.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (22.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (15.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (9.04%) Windows 7
6 14 (7.45%) Windows XP
7 13 (6.91%) Linux
7 13 (6.91%) Windows 8
8 8 (4.26%) Android
9 4 (2.13%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.60%) UNIX
11 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (24.47%) ITIL
2 25 (13.30%) MVC
2 25 (13.30%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (11.17%) Incident Management
4 20 (10.64%) Software Licensing
5 19 (10.11%) IT Asset Management
5 19 (10.11%) Software Asset Management
5 19 (10.11%) Refactoring
5 19 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (10.11%) TDD
5 19 (10.11%) Asset Management
5 19 (10.11%) Scrum
5 19 (10.11%) OOD
5 19 (10.11%) OO
6 17 (9.04%) Migration
7 11 (5.85%) Change Management
8 10 (5.32%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (5.32%) Time Management
9 9 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 47 (25.00%) SQL
2 29 (15.43%) C#
3 27 (14.36%) T-SQL
4 25 (13.30%) JavaScript
5 18 (9.57%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.60%) Java
7 2 (1.06%) VBScript
7 2 (1.06%) VB
7 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 75 (39.89%) MCSE
2 56 (29.79%) MCP
3 51 (27.13%) MCSA
4 50 (26.60%) MCITP
5 23 (12.23%) MCTS
6 18 (9.57%) Degree
6 18 (9.57%) Security Cleared
7 17 (9.04%) SC Cleared
7 17 (9.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (9.04%) ISEB
8 16 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (6.38%) CCNA
11 4 (2.13%) MCDST
12 3 (1.60%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.60%) CCNP
13 2 (1.06%) HND
13 2 (1.06%) CCIE
13 2 (1.06%) MCSD
13 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.23%) SLA
2 7 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.72%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.60%) HL7
System Software
1 89 (47.34%) Active Directory
2 51 (27.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (23.40%) Hyper-V
4 29 (15.43%) Forefront TMG
5 17 (9.04%) ISA Server
6 16 (8.51%) UAG
7 4 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.13%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.06%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (3.19%) SCCM
2 2 (1.06%) SCOM
2 2 (1.06%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.06%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.06%) WSUS
3 1 (0.53%) Foglight
3 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 149 (79.26%) Microsoft
2 71 (37.77%) VMware
3 42 (22.34%) Cisco
4 24 (12.77%) Citrix
5 18 (9.57%) Symantec
6 16 (8.51%) Websense
7 10 (5.32%) Computacenter
8 9 (4.79%) HP
9 8 (4.26%) Apple
10 7 (3.72%) Avaya
10 7 (3.72%) Juniper
10 7 (3.72%) Pegasus
10 7 (3.72%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.13%) Intel
12 3 (1.60%) Jaspersoft
13 2 (1.06%) Aerohive Networks
13 2 (1.06%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.06%) 3PAR
13 2 (1.06%) Oracle
13 2 (1.06%) McAfee
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Uplift, Pension & more
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum up to £40k plus bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Travel Expenses
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes
First Point
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + career growth
Posted: 25 days ago
Milton Keynes
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £58000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago