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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 66 45 24
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 73 90 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.28% 4.42% 7.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.86% 14.98% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 52 71 129
Average salary £31,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.11% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
672 601 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.16% 29.55% 29.96%
Number of salaries quoted 509 420 482
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -8 49 £33,500 -21.17% 7
High Wycombe -18 7 £30,500 -39.00% 2
Chesham -2 3 £32,500 +30.00%
Aylesbury - 2 £26,000 - 2
Marlow - 2 £25,000 -
Amersham +1 1 £20,000 -60.00%
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 150 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 120 (62.50%) Windows
3 97 (50.52%) Active Directory
4 80 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (41.15%) MCSE
6 73 (38.02%) VMware
7 61 (31.77%) MS Excel
8 58 (30.21%) MCP
9 57 (29.69%) MCSA
9 57 (29.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 54 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 54 (28.13%) MCITP
11 52 (27.08%) Hyper-V
11 52 (27.08%) ITIL
12 50 (26.04%) SQL Server
12 50 (26.04%) MS Exchange
13 47 (24.48%) Exchange Server 2010
14 44 (22.92%) SQL
15 42 (21.88%) Cisco
16 38 (19.79%) Windows Server 2003
17 34 (17.71%) Exchange Server 2013
18 33 (17.19%) .NET
19 32 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
20 29 (15.10%) Finance
20 29 (15.10%) Exchange Server 2007
20 29 (15.10%) Office 365
21 27 (14.06%) Citrix
22 26 (13.54%) SLA
22 26 (13.54%) IIS
22 26 (13.54%) SharePoint

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (26.04%) MS Exchange
2 47 (24.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (17.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (15.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 26 (13.54%) IIS
5 26 (13.54%) SharePoint
6 17 (8.85%) Lync
7 11 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (5.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.52%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.52%) CMS
10 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 61 (31.77%) MS Excel
2 23 (11.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 29 (15.10%) Office 365
2 4 (2.08%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.04%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.94%) Firewall
2 18 (9.38%) DNS
3 16 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 14 (7.29%) DHCP
5 12 (6.25%) WAN
5 12 (6.25%) LAN
6 6 (3.13%) SAN
6 6 (3.13%) VPN
6 6 (3.13%) Wireless
7 3 (1.56%) MPLS
8 2 (1.04%) VLAN
8 2 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.04%) DMZ
8 2 (1.04%) VoIP
8 2 (1.04%) WLAN
9 1 (0.52%) Intranet
9 1 (0.52%) Internet
9 1 (0.52%) Extranet
9 1 (0.52%) NAS
9 1 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (26.04%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (8.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (8.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 15 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (3.65%) SSDT
6 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.60%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (15.10%) Finance
2 18 (9.38%) Law
3 7 (3.65%) Legal
3 7 (3.65%) Marketing
4 4 (2.08%) Local Government
4 4 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.56%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.56%) Automotive
5 3 (1.56%) Retail
6 2 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (20.31%) Analyst
2 30 (15.63%) Developer
3 23 (11.98%) Support Engineer
4 22 (11.46%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (9.38%) Consultant
5 18 (9.38%) Software Developer
6 15 (7.81%) .NET Developer
6 15 (7.81%) .NET Software Developer
7 12 (6.25%) Software Consultant
8 11 (5.73%) SQL DBA
8 11 (5.73%) SQL Server DBA
8 11 (5.73%) DBA
9 9 (4.69%) Administrator
9 9 (4.69%) IT Support
10 8 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (4.17%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.65%) Management Consultant
11 7 (3.65%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (3.65%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.19%) .NET
2 23 (11.98%) ASP.NET
3 21 (10.94%) HTML
3 21 (10.94%) jQuery
4 19 (9.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (9.38%) HTML5
5 18 (9.38%) LINQ
6 15 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 15 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (3.13%) Application Packaging
7 6 (3.13%) CSS
8 4 (2.08%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.08%) REST
9 3 (1.56%) WCF
9 3 (1.56%) JSON
9 3 (1.56%) XML
9 3 (1.56%) XSL
9 3 (1.56%) MSMQ
9 3 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (1.04%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.46%) Clustering
2 14 (7.29%) Blackberry
3 9 (4.69%) Statistics
4 8 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.56%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.04%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.04%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.04%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.04%) Replication
8 1 (0.52%) EPoS
8 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.52%) iPhone
8 1 (0.52%) iSeries
8 1 (0.52%) iPad
8 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 120 (62.50%) Windows
2 80 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (29.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (19.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (9.38%) Windows 7
5 18 (9.38%) Windows 8
6 17 (8.85%) Windows XP
7 11 (5.73%) Linux
8 8 (4.17%) Mac OS X
8 8 (4.17%) Android
9 2 (1.04%) UNIX
9 2 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.08%) ITIL
2 23 (11.98%) Asset Management
2 23 (11.98%) Incident Management
3 22 (11.46%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (11.46%) MVC
4 21 (10.94%) Software Licensing
5 20 (10.42%) IT Asset Management
5 20 (10.42%) Software Asset Management
6 17 (8.85%) Migration
7 15 (7.81%) Scrum
7 15 (7.81%) TDD
7 15 (7.81%) Refactoring
7 15 (7.81%) OO
7 15 (7.81%) OOD
7 15 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (6.77%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (6.77%) Change Management
9 11 (5.73%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (5.21%) Time Management
11 9 (4.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.92%) SQL
2 24 (12.50%) C#
3 22 (11.46%) T-SQL
3 22 (11.46%) JavaScript
4 19 (9.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 79 (41.15%) MCSE
2 58 (30.21%) MCP
3 57 (29.69%) MCSA
4 54 (28.13%) MCITP
5 24 (12.50%) MCTS
6 20 (10.42%) Security Cleared
7 19 (9.90%) SC Cleared
7 19 (9.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (9.38%) ISEB
8 18 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 17 (8.85%) Degree
10 11 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (5.73%) CCNA
11 5 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (2.08%) CNA
12 4 (2.08%) CNE
12 4 (2.08%) Novell Certification
12 4 (2.08%) CCNP
13 3 (1.56%) A+ Certification
14 2 (1.04%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.54%) SLA
2 7 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.65%) ISO 9000
3 3 (1.56%) HL7
System Software
1 97 (50.52%) Active Directory
2 54 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (27.08%) Hyper-V
4 32 (16.67%) Forefront TMG
5 20 (10.42%) ISA Server
6 19 (9.90%) UAG
7 4 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.08%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (3.65%) SCCM
2 2 (1.04%) SCOM
2 2 (1.04%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.52%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.52%) Foglight
3 1 (0.52%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 150 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 73 (38.02%) VMware
3 42 (21.88%) Cisco
4 27 (14.06%) Citrix
5 20 (10.42%) Symantec
6 19 (9.90%) Websense
7 13 (6.77%) Computacenter
8 9 (4.69%) Apple
9 7 (3.65%) Avaya
9 7 (3.65%) Juniper
9 7 (3.65%) Pegasus
9 7 (3.65%) Fortinet
10 6 (3.13%) HP
11 4 (2.08%) Intel
11 4 (2.08%) Google
12 2 (1.04%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.04%) Aerohive Networks
12 2 (1.04%) Sophos
13 1 (0.52%) Telerik
13 1 (0.52%) McAfee
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-55k
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 35-40k plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Rizz Search & Selection
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Travel Expenses
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Aylesbury
Intel Security
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago