The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 50 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 58 54 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.92% 4.43% 6.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.49% 13.40% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 49 53 81
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 Milton Keynes region.

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
430 403 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.09% 33.09% 27.37%
Number of salaries quoted 315 313 299
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 70 (70.71%) Microsoft
2 61 (61.62%) Windows
3 53 (53.54%) Active Directory
4 47 (47.47%) VMware
5 39 (39.39%) MCSE
6 37 (37.37%) MCSA
7 35 (35.35%) ITIL
8 33 (33.33%) Cisco
8 33 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (32.32%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (32.32%) SQL Server
10 31 (31.31%) SQL
10 31 (31.31%) .NET
11 26 (26.26%) T-SQL
11 26 (26.26%) Hyper-V
12 25 (25.25%) MS Excel
13 24 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 23 (23.23%) C#
15 22 (22.22%) MCP
16 21 (21.21%) SharePoint
17 20 (20.20%) ASP.NET
17 20 (20.20%) Citrix
17 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2012
18 19 (19.19%) jQuery
18 19 (19.19%) SLA
18 19 (19.19%) IIS
18 19 (19.19%) HTML
18 19 (19.19%) JavaScript
18 19 (19.19%) MVC
18 19 (19.19%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 21 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 19 (19.19%) IIS
3 13 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (13.13%) MS Exchange
4 12 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.01%) Commerce Server
8 1 (1.01%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (25.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.01%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) Firewall
2 9 (9.09%) DHCP
2 9 (9.09%) DNS
2 9 (9.09%) SAN
3 5 (5.05%) LAN
3 5 (5.05%) WAN
4 4 (4.04%) VPN
5 2 (2.02%) Extranet
5 2 (2.02%) Network Security
5 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.01%) Intranet
6 1 (1.01%) Internet
6 1 (1.01%) Wireless
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.32%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 17 (17.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (9.09%) SSDT
6 2 (2.02%) QlikView
6 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.01%) OLAP
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (15.15%) Law
2 10 (10.10%) Finance
3 9 (9.09%) Marketing
4 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (33.33%) Developer
2 21 (21.21%) 2nd Line Support
3 20 (20.20%) Analyst
4 18 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 16 (16.16%) .NET Developer
5 16 (16.16%) .NET Software Developer
6 10 (10.10%) Support Engineer
7 9 (9.09%) Database Developer
7 9 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 9 (9.09%) SQL Database Developer
8 8 (8.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (7.07%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (5.05%) Consultant
11 4 (4.04%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (4.04%) 1st Line Support
11 4 (4.04%) Wintel Analyst
12 3 (3.03%) 1st Line Support Technician
12 3 (3.03%) IT Support
12 3 (3.03%) Help Desk Technician
12 3 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.31%) .NET
2 20 (20.20%) ASP.NET
3 19 (19.19%) HTML
3 19 (19.19%) jQuery
4 18 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (18.18%) LINQ
5 17 (17.17%) HTML5
6 16 (16.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 16 (16.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (3.03%) CSS
8 2 (2.02%) XML
8 2 (2.02%) XSL
8 2 (2.02%) MSMQ
8 2 (2.02%) EDI
8 2 (2.02%) REST
8 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.02%) JSON
9 1 (1.01%) MDX
9 1 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (1.01%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) Clustering
2 9 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.07%) Statistics
4 6 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.02%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.01%) iPhone
7 1 (1.01%) User Experience
7 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 61 (61.62%) Windows
2 33 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (14.14%) Windows XP
6 12 (12.12%) Windows 8
7 7 (7.07%) Linux
7 7 (7.07%) Android
8 5 (5.05%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.04%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.01%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.35%) ITIL
2 19 (19.19%) MVC
2 19 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 16 (16.16%) Refactoring
4 16 (16.16%) TDD
4 16 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (16.16%) Scrum
4 16 (16.16%) OOD
4 16 (16.16%) OO
5 9 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (8.08%) Change Management
6 8 (8.08%) Time Management
6 8 (8.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (7.07%) Cyber Security
8 4 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.03%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.03%) ETL
9 3 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.31%) SQL
2 26 (26.26%) T-SQL
3 23 (23.23%) C#
4 19 (19.19%) JavaScript
5 15 (15.15%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.02%) VBScript
6 2 (2.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (39.39%) MCSE
2 37 (37.37%) MCSA
3 22 (22.22%) MCP
4 18 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (16.16%) MCITP
5 16 (16.16%) Security Cleared
6 15 (15.15%) SC Cleared
7 10 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (9.09%) Degree
8 9 (9.09%) CCNA
9 3 (3.03%) MCDST
9 3 (3.03%) VCP5
10 2 (2.02%) MCTS
10 2 (2.02%) CCNP
10 2 (2.02%) CNA
10 2 (2.02%) CNE
10 2 (2.02%) Novell Certification
10 2 (2.02%) MCSD
11 1 (1.01%) HND
11 1 (1.01%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.19%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) HL7
System Software
1 53 (53.54%) Active Directory
2 32 (32.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (26.26%) Hyper-V
4 15 (15.15%) ISA Server
4 15 (15.15%) Forefront TMG
4 15 (15.15%) UAG
5 4 (4.04%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.03%) XenApp
6 3 (3.03%) vSphere
7 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) WSUS
1 2 (2.02%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.01%) SCCM
Vendors
1 70 (70.71%) Microsoft
2 47 (47.47%) VMware
3 33 (33.33%) Cisco
4 20 (20.20%) Citrix
5 15 (15.15%) Symantec
5 15 (15.15%) Websense
6 10 (10.10%) Computacenter
7 7 (7.07%) Fortinet
7 7 (7.07%) Apple
7 7 (7.07%) Avaya
7 7 (7.07%) Juniper
7 7 (7.07%) Pegasus
8 6 (6.06%) Intel
9 4 (4.04%) HP
10 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.02%) McAfee
10 2 (2.02%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.02%) Jaspersoft
11 1 (1.01%) Telerik
11 1 (1.01%) EPiServer
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