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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 45 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 91 138 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.40% 7.56% 9.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.92% 25.27% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72 130 166
Average salary £45,000 £38,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
610 546 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.47% 29.92% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 425 483 580
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -24 47 £42,500 +1.49% 4
High Wycombe +6 22 £50,000 +60.00% 1
Chesham -1 5 £25,000 -37.50%
Amersham -4 4 £50,000 +66.66%
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 196 (94.23%) Microsoft
2 110 (52.88%) Windows
3 99 (47.60%) SQL Server
4 98 (47.12%) MCSE
5 83 (39.90%) MS Exchange
6 82 (39.42%) MS Excel
7 66 (31.73%) Active Directory
8 65 (31.25%) MCITP
9 58 (27.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 57 (27.40%) Lync
10 57 (27.40%) SharePoint
10 57 (27.40%) SQL
11 50 (24.04%) .NET
12 49 (23.56%) VMware
13 47 (22.60%) C#
14 45 (21.63%) Exchange Server 2010
15 40 (19.23%) Hyper-V
16 38 (18.27%) Windows Server 2012
17 37 (17.79%) VMware Infrastructure
18 36 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2013
19 35 (16.83%) Scrum
20 34 (16.35%) MCP
21 32 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
22 31 (14.90%) T-SQL
23 30 (14.42%) MCTS
24 29 (13.94%) MCSA
24 29 (13.94%) Windows Server 2003
24 29 (13.94%) Office 365
25 28 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
26 27 (12.98%) MVC

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 83 (39.90%) MS Exchange
2 57 (27.40%) Lync
2 57 (27.40%) SharePoint
3 45 (21.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (9.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (4.81%) IIS
8 10 (4.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.96%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.96%) Apache
10 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 82 (39.42%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.69%) MS Office
2 16 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 29 (13.94%) Office 365
2 4 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.06%) VoIP
2 18 (8.65%) WAN
2 18 (8.65%) LAN
3 17 (8.17%) Firewall
4 15 (7.21%) SAN
5 13 (6.25%) DHCP
5 13 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 13 (6.25%) DNS
6 7 (3.37%) Unified Communications
7 5 (2.40%) VPN
7 5 (2.40%) PBX
8 3 (1.44%) VLAN
9 2 (0.96%) NAS
9 2 (0.96%) Network Security
10 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.48%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.48%) PSTN
10 1 (0.48%) SMTP
10 1 (0.48%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (47.60%) SQL Server
2 32 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (12.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 24 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (11.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (10.10%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (9.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (2.40%) SSDT
10 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.96%) OLTP
11 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.48%) MySQL
12 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.48%) DTS
12 1 (0.48%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (9.62%) NUnit
2 11 (5.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (4.33%) Finance
2 3 (1.44%) Retail
2 3 (1.44%) Marketing
3 1 (0.48%) Banking
3 1 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (27.88%) Developer
2 35 (16.83%) Consultant
3 29 (13.94%) SQL Developer
4 25 (12.02%) Support Engineer
5 24 (11.54%) Software Developer
6 20 (9.62%) .NET Developer
7 16 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
7 16 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
8 14 (6.73%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (6.73%) SQL Server Developer
8 14 (6.73%) Team Leader
9 12 (5.77%) Development Team Leader
9 12 (5.77%) DBA
10 11 (5.29%) SQL DBA
11 10 (4.81%) Exchange Specialist
11 10 (4.81%) Microsoft Consultant
12 9 (4.33%) Software Development Team Leader
12 9 (4.33%) Software Team Leader
12 9 (4.33%) Architect
12 9 (4.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (24.04%) .NET
2 25 (12.02%) ASP.NET
3 20 (9.62%) HTML
3 20 (9.62%) WCF
3 20 (9.62%) WPF
4 19 (9.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (8.65%) HTML5
6 16 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 16 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (7.69%) LINQ
6 16 (7.69%) jQuery
7 10 (4.81%) Web Services
8 8 (3.85%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.40%) WinForms
10 4 (1.92%) XML
10 4 (1.92%) Application Packaging
11 3 (1.44%) CSS
12 2 (0.96%) Silverlight
13 1 (0.48%) MDX
13 1 (0.48%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.33%) Clustering
2 5 (2.40%) Blackberry
2 5 (2.40%) Replication
2 5 (2.40%) EqualLogic
3 4 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.48%) PKI
5 1 (0.48%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 110 (52.88%) Windows
2 58 (27.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (18.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (13.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (6.73%) Windows 7
6 9 (4.33%) Linux
7 6 (2.88%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.92%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.92%) UNIX
8 4 (1.92%) Android
9 2 (0.96%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.83%) Scrum
2 28 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (12.98%) MVC
4 23 (11.06%) Migration
4 23 (11.06%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (10.58%) Unit Testing
6 20 (9.62%) ITIL
7 19 (9.13%) OO
7 19 (9.13%) Data Modelling
8 17 (8.17%) OOD
9 16 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (7.69%) Refactoring
9 16 (7.69%) TDD
10 9 (4.33%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (2.88%) Identity Management
12 6 (2.88%) User Stories
13 5 (2.40%) Load Testing
13 5 (2.40%) Project Management
13 5 (2.40%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 57 (27.40%) SQL
2 47 (22.60%) C#
3 31 (14.90%) T-SQL
4 20 (9.62%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.37%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.88%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.96%) C
7 2 (0.96%) Java
8 1 (0.48%) VBA
8 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 98 (47.12%) MCSE
2 65 (31.25%) MCITP
3 34 (16.35%) MCP
4 30 (14.42%) MCTS
5 29 (13.94%) MCSA
6 24 (11.54%) Degree
7 22 (10.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (9.62%) MCAD
8 20 (9.62%) MCSD
9 14 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (5.77%) CCNA
11 11 (5.29%) SC Cleared
11 11 (5.29%) Security Cleared
12 9 (4.33%) VCAP
12 9 (4.33%) NCDA
13 8 (3.85%) NCIE
14 5 (2.40%) MCDST
14 5 (2.40%) CCNP
15 3 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.44%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.37%) SLA
2 4 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.44%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.44%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 66 (31.73%) Active Directory
2 40 (19.23%) Hyper-V
3 37 (17.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (9.13%) Forefront TMG
5 11 (5.29%) XenDesktop
5 11 (5.29%) XenApp
6 10 (4.81%) vSphere
7 8 (3.85%) UAG
7 8 (3.85%) XenServer
8 7 (3.37%) VMware ESX
8 7 (3.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.96%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (5.77%) SCCM
2 10 (4.81%) Backup Exec
3 6 (2.88%) NetBackup
3 6 (2.88%) SCOM
3 6 (2.88%) SCVMM
4 4 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.96%) MOM
6 2 (0.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.96%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.96%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Storage Server
7 1 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 196 (94.23%) Microsoft
2 49 (23.56%) VMware
3 25 (12.02%) HP
4 19 (9.13%) Citrix
5 18 (8.65%) Cisco
6 16 (7.69%) Dell
7 15 (7.21%) Symantec
8 11 (5.29%) NetApp
9 10 (4.81%) Veeam
10 8 (3.85%) EMC
11 5 (2.40%) Websense
11 5 (2.40%) Remedy
11 5 (2.40%) PlateSpin
12 4 (1.92%) McAfee
12 4 (1.92%) Apple
13 3 (1.44%) Oracle
13 3 (1.44%) Computacenter
14 2 (0.96%) Progress
14 2 (0.96%) Lotus
15 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
Buckinghamshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + Much more benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Car + Benefits and IT Certificatio
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Softcat
Salary: Competitive, Benefits and Bonus Scheme
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Aylesbury
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago