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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 42 16 37
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 32 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.22% 10.46% 3.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% 30.19% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 5
Average salary £29,500 £55,000 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.36% +8.91%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
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
75 106 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 30.49% 34.64% 33.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67 70 54
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £40,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £50,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) MCSA
2 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
3 6 (66.67%) MCITP
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Change Management
6 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 3 (33.33%) MCTS
6 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (33.33%) PACS
6 3 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (33.33%) CRM
6 3 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) MCSE
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco
7 2 (22.22%) Firewall
7 2 (22.22%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (22.22%) Replication
7 2 (22.22%) Time Management
7 2 (22.22%) Risk Analysis

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DMZ
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) SMTP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Support Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) IT Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) IT Support
2 4 (44.44%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 3 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) DBA
4 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Support
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
5 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) PACS
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
3 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
5 1 (11.11%) Server Hardening
5 1 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) SIEM
5 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) MCSA
2 6 (66.67%) MCITP
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) MCSE
4 3 (33.33%) MCTS
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) MCDST
5 2 (22.22%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
6 1 (11.11%) CCAA
6 1 (11.11%) CCENT
6 1 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (11.11%) CCNP
6 1 (11.11%) CCSA
6 1 (11.11%) CEH
6 1 (11.11%) CISSP
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (11.11%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (11.11%) GIAC
6 1 (11.11%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec