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 25 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 Maidenhead region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 49 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 29 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 1.73% 8.76% 6.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.76% 23.97% 22.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 18
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Qualifications Category
Maidenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
139 121 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 30.09% 36.56% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 69 106 69
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Berkshire

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 25 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) MCSE
3 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
3 8 (53.33%) Office 365
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) MCITP
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) CRM
6 5 (33.33%) MCSA
6 5 (33.33%) Lync
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) Unified Communications
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 4 (26.67%) PBX
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
8 3 (20.00%) A+ Certification
8 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (20.00%) MCDST
8 3 (20.00%) VoIP
8 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
9 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (33.33%) Lync
2 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Office 365
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) PBX
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (26.67%) Unified Communications
2 3 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) 3G
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) IT Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
1 4 (26.67%) Sales Consultant
1 4 (26.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) Ajax
1 2 (13.33%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (6.67%) LINQ
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XSL
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (26.67%) Identity Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
5 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) MCSE
2 7 (46.67%) MCITP
3 5 (33.33%) MCSA
4 3 (20.00%) A+ Certification
4 3 (20.00%) MCDST
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 2 (13.33%) CCA
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) MCP
6 1 (6.67%) MCTS
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Sun
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) Mitel
4 1 (6.67%) Veeam