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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 65 43 17
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -26
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 54 91 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.97% 4.65% 11.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.63% 15.58% 29.88%
Number of salaries quoted 48 81 201
Average salary £37,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -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
561 584 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.86% 29.81% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 411 420 644
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -18 38 £42,500 - 8
High Wycombe +3 12 £35,000 +23.89% 2
Chesham -1 1 £23,500 -6.00%
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 126 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 81 (54.00%) Windows
3 71 (47.33%) SQL Server
4 63 (42.00%) SQL
5 58 (38.67%) MCSE
5 58 (38.67%) MS Excel
6 53 (35.33%) Active Directory
7 45 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (28.00%) VMware
9 39 (26.00%) T-SQL
10 36 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 35 (23.33%) ITIL
11 35 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 34 (22.67%) .NET
12 34 (22.67%) MS Exchange
13 33 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 30 (20.00%) MCSA
15 27 (18.00%) SharePoint
15 27 (18.00%) SQL Server 2008
16 26 (17.33%) MVC
16 26 (17.33%) C#
16 26 (17.33%) SAN
17 25 (16.67%) Firewall
18 24 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 24 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 24 (16.00%) Citrix
19 23 (15.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 23 (15.33%) Scrum
20 22 (14.67%) Hyper-V

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 34 (22.67%) MS Exchange
2 27 (18.00%) SharePoint
3 21 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (11.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (8.67%) IIS
7 8 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (4.00%) Lync
9 5 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.33%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.67%) Apache
Applications
1 58 (38.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.00%) MS Office
3 2 (1.33%) MS Project
4 1 (0.67%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.33%) Office 365
3 4 (2.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.33%) SAN
2 25 (16.67%) Firewall
3 12 (8.00%) NAS
4 10 (6.67%) LAN
4 10 (6.67%) WAN
4 10 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.33%) DNS
6 7 (4.67%) Network Security
6 7 (4.67%) DHCP
7 5 (3.33%) VPN
7 5 (3.33%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.67%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (2.67%) Internet
9 3 (2.00%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.33%) Broadband
10 2 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.67%) Wireless
11 1 (0.67%) VLAN
11 1 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.67%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (47.33%) SQL Server
2 27 (18.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 21 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (10.67%) SSDT
6 11 (7.33%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (4.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (3.33%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.67%) MySQL
11 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.33%) OLAP
11 2 (1.33%) QlikView
12 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Power View
12 1 (0.67%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.33%) NUnit
1 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (4.67%) Finance
1 7 (4.67%) Marketing
2 5 (3.33%) Local Government
3 4 (2.67%) Banking
4 3 (2.00%) French Language
4 3 (2.00%) German Language
4 3 (2.00%) Italian Language
4 3 (2.00%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.33%) Retail
5 2 (1.33%) Legal
5 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (33.33%) Developer
2 23 (15.33%) SQL Developer
3 21 (14.00%) Consultant
4 18 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 18 (12.00%) Database Developer
5 17 (11.33%) Analyst
6 16 (10.67%) Software Developer
6 16 (10.67%) SQL Database Developer
6 16 (10.67%) .NET Software Developer
7 15 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (8.00%) Support Engineer
9 11 (7.33%) Technical Consultant
9 11 (7.33%) DBA
9 11 (7.33%) SQL Server DBA
9 11 (7.33%) SQL DBA
10 9 (6.00%) Administrator
10 9 (6.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
11 8 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (22.67%) .NET
2 18 (12.00%) ASP.NET
2 18 (12.00%) LINQ
3 17 (11.33%) jQuery
3 17 (11.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (11.33%) HTML5
3 17 (11.33%) HTML
4 16 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 16 (10.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (4.00%) WinForms
6 4 (2.67%) WCF
6 4 (2.67%) Web Services
7 2 (1.33%) EDI
7 2 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.33%) Middleware
7 2 (1.33%) WPF
7 2 (1.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.67%) REST
8 1 (0.67%) CSS3
8 1 (0.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.33%) Clustering
2 13 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.33%) PMI
5 2 (1.33%) FMCG
5 2 (1.33%) iPhone
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) Replication
6 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 81 (54.00%) Windows
2 45 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (9.33%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.67%) UNIX
7 6 (4.00%) Windows 2000
8 5 (3.33%) Windows NT
8 5 (3.33%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.33%) Windows Vista
8 5 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (2.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.00%) Linux
10 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.33%) ITIL
2 26 (17.33%) MVC
3 24 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (15.33%) Scrum
5 21 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (12.00%) TDD
7 16 (10.67%) Refactoring
7 16 (10.67%) OOD
7 16 (10.67%) OO
7 16 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (10.67%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (7.33%) PRINCE2
8 11 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (6.00%) Incident Management
9 9 (6.00%) Change Management
9 9 (6.00%) Load Testing
10 8 (5.33%) Migration
11 7 (4.67%) Service Delivery
12 6 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (3.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 63 (42.00%) SQL
2 39 (26.00%) T-SQL
3 26 (17.33%) C#
4 17 (11.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.00%) Java
6 3 (2.00%) VB
7 2 (1.33%) VBScript
8 1 (0.67%) VBA
8 1 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (38.67%) MCSE
2 30 (20.00%) MCSA
3 23 (15.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (13.33%) MCP
5 19 (12.67%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (11.33%) CCNA
6 17 (11.33%) MCITP
6 17 (11.33%) Degree
7 12 (8.00%) Security Cleared
8 10 (6.67%) SC Cleared
9 7 (4.67%) MCSD
10 6 (4.00%) CCA
10 6 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (4.00%) CCEA
10 6 (4.00%) CCNP
11 5 (3.33%) MCDST
11 5 (3.33%) MCTS
11 5 (3.33%) VCP5
12 4 (2.67%) MCDBA
13 3 (2.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.00%) SLA
2 3 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 53 (35.33%) Active Directory
2 35 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (14.67%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.33%) VMware ESX
5 8 (5.33%) XenApp
5 8 (5.33%) ISA Server
5 8 (5.33%) Forefront TMG
6 6 (4.00%) UAG
6 6 (4.00%) vSphere
7 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (3.33%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.00%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 6 (4.00%) SCOM
2 5 (3.33%) BladeLogic
3 4 (2.67%) SCVMM
3 4 (2.67%) Windows Intune
3 4 (2.67%) SCOrch
3 4 (2.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (2.67%) SCSM
3 4 (2.67%) SCCM
4 3 (2.00%) Foglight
4 3 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.33%) WSUS
6 1 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.67%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 126 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 42 (28.00%) VMware
3 24 (16.00%) Citrix
4 14 (9.33%) Cisco
5 13 (8.67%) HP
6 9 (6.00%) Intel
7 8 (5.33%) Dell
8 7 (4.67%) Symantec
9 6 (4.00%) Websense
10 3 (2.00%) Remedy
10 3 (2.00%) McAfee
11 2 (1.33%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.33%) Oracle
11 2 (1.33%) Jaspersoft
12 1 (0.67%) Avaya
12 1 (0.67%) Juniper
12 1 (0.67%) EMC
12 1 (0.67%) Mitel
12 1 (0.67%) Computacenter
12 1 (0.67%) 3PAR
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Bell International
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £28k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: DOE + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum + 33 days holiday + bonuses + MORE
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great package
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + career growth
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Blue Town Online
Salary: Grade 6
Posted: 21 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago