The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the High Wycombe region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 23 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 22 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 8.94% 4.55% 6.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.85% 19.64% 20.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 18
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
79 56 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 32.11% 23.14% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 48 50 81
Average salary £50,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.20% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the High Wycombe region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in High Wycombe

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 26 (89.66%) Microsoft
3 25 (86.21%) MCSE
4 24 (82.76%) MCITP
5 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
6 17 (58.62%) MS Excel
7 16 (55.17%) MS Exchange
8 15 (51.72%) Lync
8 15 (51.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (41.38%) VMware
11 11 (37.93%) Office 365
11 11 (37.93%) MCTS
12 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (34.48%) Migration
12 10 (34.48%) SQL
13 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
14 7 (24.14%) Forefront TMG
15 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
16 5 (17.24%) HP
16 5 (17.24%) SAN
16 5 (17.24%) Citrix
16 5 (17.24%) Backup Exec
16 5 (17.24%) XenApp
16 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003
17 4 (13.79%) Technical Architecture

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 16 (55.17%) MS Exchange
2 15 (51.72%) Lync
2 15 (51.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (13.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (58.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (37.93%) Office 365
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) Unified Communications
2 4 (13.79%) PBX
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
3 1 (3.45%) Firewall
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) DHCP
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) DNS
3 1 (3.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.45%) DTS
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Consultant
2 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Sales Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Server Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Server Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Messaging Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) DBA
7 1 (3.45%) Developer
7 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.45%) PACS
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.34%) Linux
5 3 (10.34%) UNIX
6 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Migration
2 4 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (13.79%) Identity Management
3 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL
3 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.45%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (86.21%) MCSE
2 24 (82.76%) MCITP
3 11 (37.93%) MCTS
4 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (13.79%) NCDA
5 4 (13.79%) NCIE
5 4 (13.79%) VCAP
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (13.79%) CCNA
5 4 (13.79%) MCSA
6 1 (3.45%) MCP
6 1 (3.45%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) DICOM
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
3 7 (24.14%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (17.24%) XenApp
5 4 (13.79%) XenServer
5 4 (13.79%) XenDesktop
5 4 (13.79%) vSphere
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Backup Exec
2 4 (13.79%) SCCM
2 4 (13.79%) NetBackup
3 3 (10.34%) SCVMM
4 2 (6.90%) SCOM
5 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) VMware
3 5 (17.24%) HP
3 5 (17.24%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) PlateSpin
4 4 (13.79%) Veeam
4 4 (13.79%) NetApp
4 4 (13.79%) Symantec
4 4 (13.79%) Dell
4 4 (13.79%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) McAfee
5 1 (3.45%) 3PAR