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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 14 35 18
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 32 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 10.63% 3.06% 8.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.48% 8.97% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 15
Average salary £55,000 £50,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.91% +29.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,350 £38,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -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
105 78 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 34.88% 34.06% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 68 54 47
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 37 (90.24%) Microsoft
2 25 (60.98%) MS Excel
3 22 (53.66%) Windows
4 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
5 18 (43.90%) MS Exchange
5 18 (43.90%) MCP
6 17 (41.46%) MCSE
7 13 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (26.83%) MCSA
10 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
10 10 (24.39%) MCITP
11 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (21.95%) VMware
12 7 (17.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (17.07%) ISEB
12 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
12 7 (17.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (17.07%) Software Asset Management
12 7 (17.07%) Software Licensing
12 7 (17.07%) IT Asset Management
12 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
12 7 (17.07%) Asset Management
13 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (14.63%) SQL
13 6 (14.63%) Linux
13 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
13 6 (14.63%) Migration
14 5 (12.20%) Finance

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 18 (43.90%) MS Exchange
2 13 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (17.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
6 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (12.20%) Lync
Applications
1 25 (60.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.76%) Firewall
3 3 (7.32%) DHCP
3 3 (7.32%) DNS
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
4 1 (2.44%) VLAN
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Consultant
1 10 (24.39%) Administrator
2 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (12.20%) Management Consultant
3 5 (12.20%) Software Consultant
3 5 (12.20%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Exchange Administrator
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) IT Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Field Support Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Application Packaging
2 4 (9.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) Windows
2 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
4 6 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (14.63%) Linux
5 2 (4.88%) UNIX
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Software Asset Management
1 7 (17.07%) Software Licensing
1 7 (17.07%) IT Asset Management
1 7 (17.07%) Asset Management
2 6 (14.63%) Migration
3 5 (12.20%) ITIL
4 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
4 4 (9.76%) Coaching
5 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.32%) Change Management
5 3 (7.32%) CRM
5 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.44%) Service Management
7 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.44%) ETL
7 1 (2.44%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Java
3 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.44%) VB
3 1 (2.44%) VBA
3 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) MCP
2 17 (41.46%) MCSE
3 11 (26.83%) MCSA
4 10 (24.39%) MCITP
5 7 (17.07%) ISEB
5 7 (17.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (12.20%) MCTS
7 3 (7.32%) Degree
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.44%) CCNA
8 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
2 9 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.20%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.44%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (90.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) Dell
4 1 (2.44%) EMC