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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 78 78 65
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 26 50 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.99% 2.80% 3.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.37% 9.86% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 39 48
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £48,000 £53,800
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
353 507 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.99% 28.36% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 303 389 411
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +19 18 £31,250 -10.71% 1
High Wycombe +7 3 £37,500 +19.04% 1
Chesham - 2 £30,750 -
Amersham -13 1 £28,500 -1.72% 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 77 (83.70%) Windows
2 59 (64.13%) Microsoft
3 44 (47.83%) VMware
4 43 (46.74%) Active Directory
5 42 (45.65%) MCSE
6 40 (43.48%) Cisco
7 37 (40.22%) Citrix
8 35 (38.04%) SAN
9 34 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 33 (35.87%) MCSA
11 32 (34.78%) Windows Server
12 31 (33.70%) MCP
13 29 (31.52%) MS Exchange
14 27 (29.35%) LAN
14 27 (29.35%) Cisco Certification
14 27 (29.35%) WAN
15 26 (28.26%) Finance
16 25 (27.17%) Windows Server 2008
17 24 (26.09%) Data Centre
18 22 (23.91%) Windows 7
18 22 (23.91%) TCP/IP
19 21 (22.83%) CCNA
19 21 (22.83%) MS Excel
19 21 (22.83%) SQL Server
19 21 (22.83%) XenApp
20 19 (20.65%) PowerShell
20 19 (20.65%) MCITP
21 18 (19.57%) ITIL
22 17 (18.48%) SQL
22 17 (18.48%) NetApp

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (31.52%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.13%) SharePoint
3 11 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (10.87%) IIS
5 7 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.26%) SAS
7 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (22.83%) MS Excel
2 16 (17.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.09%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) Office 365
2 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.17%) Yammer
4 1 (1.09%) IaaS
4 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (38.04%) SAN
2 27 (29.35%) LAN
2 27 (29.35%) WAN
3 22 (23.91%) TCP/IP
4 17 (18.48%) Firewall
5 14 (15.22%) DHCP
6 13 (14.13%) DNS
7 5 (5.43%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (5.43%) FCoE
7 5 (5.43%) IP Telephony
7 5 (5.43%) Skype
7 5 (5.43%) VPN
8 4 (4.35%) MPLS
9 3 (3.26%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (3.26%) FTP
9 3 (3.26%) Internet
9 3 (3.26%) SSH
10 2 (2.17%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.17%) VoIP
11 1 (1.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.52%) Big Data
4 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.26%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.26%) MySQL
6 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (28.26%) Finance
2 10 (10.87%) Billing
3 1 (1.09%) Advertising
3 1 (1.09%) Legal
3 1 (1.09%) Local Government
3 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (22.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (18.48%) VMware Engineer
2 17 (18.48%) Wintel Engineer
3 15 (16.30%) Support Engineer
4 12 (13.04%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (11.96%) Storage Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) Deskside Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) Deskside Support
6 10 (10.87%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) IT Support
7 8 (8.70%) Analyst
8 6 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.52%) Administrator
8 6 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (6.52%) IT Manager
8 6 (6.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Active Directory Support
9 5 (5.43%) DBA
9 5 (5.43%) Exchange Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) WCF
2 3 (3.26%) CSS
2 3 (3.26%) CSS3
2 3 (3.26%) HTML
2 3 (3.26%) HTML5
2 3 (3.26%) jQuery
2 3 (3.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (1.09%) COM
3 1 (1.09%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 16 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.87%) Statistics
4 6 (6.52%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.35%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.26%) AS400
6 3 (3.26%) Clustering
7 2 (2.17%) Fintech
7 2 (2.17%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 77 (83.70%) Windows
2 32 (34.78%) Windows Server
3 25 (27.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (23.91%) Windows 7
5 16 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (9.78%) Linux
6 9 (9.78%) Windows 10
6 9 (9.78%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.26%) AIX
8 3 (3.26%) OS/400
8 3 (3.26%) Unix
9 2 (2.17%) Android
9 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.57%) ITIL
2 8 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (6.52%) Migration
4 5 (5.43%) ITIL V3
5 4 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.35%) Change Management
5 4 (4.35%) DevOps
6 3 (3.26%) Analytics
6 3 (3.26%) Application Packaging
6 3 (3.26%) Data Management
6 3 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.26%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.26%) Matrix Management
6 3 (3.26%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (3.26%) Patch Management
6 3 (3.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (3.26%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.26%) Server Building
6 3 (3.26%) Software Testing
6 3 (3.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.65%) PowerShell
2 17 (18.48%) SQL
3 5 (5.43%) VBScript
4 3 (3.26%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.26%) C#
4 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.26%) Perl
4 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.26%) Python
4 3 (3.26%) R
4 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (45.65%) MCSE
2 33 (35.87%) MCSA
3 31 (33.70%) MCP
4 27 (29.35%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (22.83%) CCNA
6 19 (20.65%) MCITP
7 17 (18.48%) CCNP
8 13 (14.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (11.96%) MCTS
10 10 (10.87%) A+ Certification
11 6 (6.52%) CCA
11 6 (6.52%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (6.52%) MCDST
12 4 (4.35%) VCAP
13 3 (3.26%) CCIE
13 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (2.17%) Degree
15 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
15 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.35%) SLA
3 3 (3.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (46.74%) Active Directory
2 34 (36.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (22.83%) XenApp
4 14 (15.22%) VMware ESX
5 13 (14.13%) Hyper-V
6 10 (10.87%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 8 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (8.70%) vSphere
8 7 (7.61%) XenDesktop
9 6 (6.52%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (5.43%) NFS
11 2 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (1.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) SCCM
2 7 (7.61%) SCOM
3 3 (3.26%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.09%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.09%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.09%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.09%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 59 (64.13%) Microsoft
2 44 (47.83%) VMware
3 40 (43.48%) Cisco
4 37 (40.22%) Citrix
5 17 (18.48%) NetApp
6 7 (7.61%) HP
7 6 (6.52%) Apple
7 6 (6.52%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.43%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.26%) AppSense
9 3 (3.26%) CommVault
9 3 (3.26%) Juniper
9 3 (3.26%) Teradata
10 2 (2.17%) Veeam
11 1 (1.09%) Epicor
11 1 (1.09%) Infor
11 1 (1.09%) Sage
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