The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Maidenhead region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 41 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 2.30% 2.90% 5.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.28% 9.38% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 18
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Maidenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
97 64 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 24.74% 30.92% 36.62%
Number of salaries quoted 71 49 126
Average salary £41,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £60,000 £67,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
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Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Maidenhead

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Maidenhead

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Maidenhead region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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 27 (81.82%) MCSE
3 25 (75.76%) SQL Server
4 21 (63.64%) CISSP
4 21 (63.64%) MCITP
5 20 (60.61%) SIEM
5 20 (60.61%) Regular Expression
5 20 (60.61%) Firewall
5 20 (60.61%) MS Excel
6 18 (54.55%) SQL
7 17 (51.52%) Linux
7 17 (51.52%) SC Cleared
7 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
8 16 (48.48%) UNIX
8 16 (48.48%) CISA
9 14 (42.42%) Project Management
9 14 (42.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 14 (42.42%) PCI DSS
9 14 (42.42%) Cyber Security
9 14 (42.42%) GPG13
9 14 (42.42%) Protective Monitoring
10 12 (36.36%) DV Cleared
10 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
10 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
11 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
12 6 (18.18%) VMware
13 5 (15.15%) Information Security
13 5 (15.15%) MCSA
14 4 (12.12%) Cisco
14 4 (12.12%) ITIL

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (60.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Summit
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) Firewall
2 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.12%) Network Security
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) VoIP
4 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (75.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (6.06%) Banking
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Security Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) IT Security Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Junior
4 5 (15.15%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 3 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (9.09%) IT Support
5 3 (9.09%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Professional Services Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.03%) Developer
7 1 (3.03%) IT Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) IT Security Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) CSS
2 1 (3.03%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) ODBC
2 1 (3.03%) Ajax
2 1 (3.03%) LINQ
2 1 (3.03%) jQuery
2 1 (3.03%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 32 (96.97%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Linux
3 16 (48.48%) UNIX
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) SIEM
2 14 (42.42%) Cyber Security
2 14 (42.42%) Protective Monitoring
2 14 (42.42%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) Information Security
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) CRM
6 1 (3.03%) Practice Management
6 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) C
3 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (81.82%) MCSE
2 21 (63.64%) CISSP
2 21 (63.64%) MCITP
3 17 (51.52%) SC Cleared
3 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
4 16 (48.48%) CISA
5 12 (36.36%) DV Cleared
6 5 (15.15%) MCSA
7 3 (9.09%) A+ Certification
7 3 (9.09%) MCDST
8 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (6.06%) CCNA
8 2 (6.06%) CCA
8 2 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (3.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (42.42%) PCI DSS
1 14 (42.42%) GPG13
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.06%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) WSUS
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) VMware
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix
4 2 (6.06%) Juniper
5 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.03%) McAfee
5 1 (3.03%) Mitel
5 1 (3.03%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.03%) Veeam
5 1 (3.03%) Sun
5 1 (3.03%) EMC