The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 33 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 2.90% 4.35% 6.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.38% 19.61% 16.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 19
Average salary £35,000 £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £18,600 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Microsoft Certification
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Qualifications Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
96 51 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 30.97% 22.17% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 78 47 102
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,300 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £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 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 24 October 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 32 (96.97%) Windows
2 30 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 28 (84.85%) MCSE
3 28 (84.85%) MCITP
4 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 21 (63.64%) MS Excel
6 20 (60.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (57.58%) MS Exchange
8 18 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (54.55%) Lync
9 17 (51.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (42.42%) Office 365
11 13 (39.39%) Exchange Server 2007
11 13 (39.39%) MCTS
12 12 (36.36%) VMware
13 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
14 10 (30.30%) Migration
15 9 (27.27%) SQL
15 9 (27.27%) Forefront TMG
16 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
16 8 (24.24%) Coaching
17 7 (21.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
18 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
19 5 (15.15%) SAN
19 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
19 5 (15.15%) Backup Exec
19 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
20 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 19 (57.58%) MS Exchange
2 18 (54.55%) Lync
2 18 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (51.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (39.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
7 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) Office 365
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) SAN
2 4 (12.12%) Unified Communications
2 4 (12.12%) PBX
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) OLAP
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Consultant
2 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Sales Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Build Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Server Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) IT Operations Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) DBA
7 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) EqualLogic
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (96.97%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.06%) Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 10 (30.30%) Migration
3 8 (24.24%) Coaching
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (12.12%) Identity Management
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) Email Migration
6 1 (3.03%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (84.85%) MCSE
1 28 (84.85%) MCITP
2 13 (39.39%) MCTS
3 7 (21.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (12.12%) CCNA
4 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (12.12%) NCDA
4 4 (12.12%) NCIE
4 4 (12.12%) VCAP
5 3 (9.09%) MCSA
6 2 (6.06%) MCP
7 1 (3.03%) Degree
7 1 (3.03%) MCDBA
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO 9000
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) Forefront TMG
3 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
4 7 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (12.12%) XenApp
5 4 (12.12%) XenServer
5 4 (12.12%) XenDesktop
5 4 (12.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Backup Exec
2 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
2 4 (12.12%) SCVMM
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (12.12%) PlateSpin
3 4 (12.12%) Veeam
3 4 (12.12%) HP
3 4 (12.12%) Dell
3 4 (12.12%) EMC
3 4 (12.12%) Citrix
3 4 (12.12%) NetApp
3 4 (12.12%) Symantec