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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 64 52 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 48 47 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.39% 4.11% 6.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.24% 12.08% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 37 38 56
Average salary £33,000 £42,500 £41,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.35% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,050 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
427 389 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.11% 34.03% 30.15%
Number of salaries quoted 319 270 247
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 September 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 63 (64.29%) Windows
2 62 (63.27%) Microsoft
3 52 (53.06%) Active Directory
4 49 (50.00%) VMware
5 39 (39.80%) ITIL
5 39 (39.80%) MCSE
6 37 (37.76%) MCSA
7 35 (35.71%) Cisco
8 34 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 34 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (32.65%) Hyper-V
10 29 (29.59%) SQL Server
11 27 (27.55%) SQL
11 27 (27.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 26 (26.53%) IIS
12 26 (26.53%) .NET
13 22 (22.45%) SLA
13 22 (22.45%) Citrix
13 22 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (21.43%) Incident Management
14 21 (21.43%) T-SQL
14 21 (21.43%) C#
15 20 (20.41%) MCITP
15 20 (20.41%) MCP
15 20 (20.41%) ASP.NET
16 19 (19.39%) HTML
16 19 (19.39%) JavaScript
16 19 (19.39%) ISA Server
16 19 (19.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 19 (19.39%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 26 (26.53%) IIS
2 18 (18.37%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.18%) MS Exchange
3 9 (9.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.02%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.02%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (17.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.16%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.27%) Firewall
2 9 (9.18%) LAN
2 9 (9.18%) WAN
3 7 (7.14%) DHCP
3 7 (7.14%) DNS
4 5 (5.10%) SAN
5 4 (4.08%) VPN
6 3 (3.06%) MPLS
7 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.02%) Intranet
8 1 (1.02%) Internet
8 1 (1.02%) Extranet
8 1 (1.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.59%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (16.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 15 (15.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (13.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (6.12%) SSDT
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Apache Ivy
2 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (16.33%) Law
2 14 (14.29%) Finance
3 6 (6.12%) Marketing
4 3 (3.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (28.57%) Analyst
2 27 (27.55%) Developer
3 21 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 18 (18.37%) Software Developer
5 15 (15.31%) .NET Developer
5 15 (15.31%) .NET Software Developer
6 10 (10.20%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) Database Developer
8 6 (6.12%) SQL Developer
8 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Developer
8 6 (6.12%) SQL Database Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) IT Support
11 3 (3.06%) Wintel Analyst
11 3 (3.06%) 1st Line Support Technician
11 3 (3.06%) Help Desk Technician
11 3 (3.06%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.53%) .NET
2 20 (20.41%) ASP.NET
3 19 (19.39%) HTML
3 19 (19.39%) jQuery
4 18 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (18.37%) LINQ
5 16 (16.33%) HTML5
6 15 (15.31%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 15 (15.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (4.08%) CSS
8 3 (3.06%) XML
8 3 (3.06%) XSL
8 3 (3.06%) MSMQ
8 3 (3.06%) REST
8 3 (3.06%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.06%) JSON
8 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (2.04%) WCF
10 1 (1.02%) MDX
10 1 (1.02%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.37%) Clustering
2 8 (8.16%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.14%) Statistics
4 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.06%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (64.29%) Windows
2 34 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (27.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (13.27%) Windows XP
6 11 (11.22%) Windows 8
7 7 (7.14%) Android
8 6 (6.12%) Linux
9 4 (4.08%) Mac OS X
9 4 (4.08%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.80%) ITIL
2 21 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 19 (19.39%) MVC
3 19 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.31%) TDD
4 15 (15.31%) Scrum
4 15 (15.31%) OO
4 15 (15.31%) OOD
4 15 (15.31%) Refactoring
4 15 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (11.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 11 (11.22%) Change Management
6 7 (7.14%) Time Management
6 7 (7.14%) Cyber Security
7 6 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.08%) Web Development
8 4 (4.08%) ETL
8 4 (4.08%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.06%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.06%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.55%) SQL
2 21 (21.43%) T-SQL
2 21 (21.43%) C#
3 19 (19.39%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (39.80%) MCSE
2 37 (37.76%) MCSA
3 20 (20.41%) MCITP
3 20 (20.41%) MCP
4 19 (19.39%) Security Cleared
4 19 (19.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 18 (18.37%) SC Cleared
6 10 (10.20%) CCNA
6 10 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (9.18%) Degree
8 4 (4.08%) CNA
8 4 (4.08%) CNE
8 4 (4.08%) Novell Certification
8 4 (4.08%) CCNP
8 4 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.04%) Server+ Certification
9 2 (2.04%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.02%) MCDST
10 1 (1.02%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.45%) SLA
2 3 (3.06%) HL7
System Software
1 52 (53.06%) Active Directory
2 34 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (32.65%) Hyper-V
4 19 (19.39%) Forefront TMG
4 19 (19.39%) UAG
4 19 (19.39%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.02%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) SCCM
1 1 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 62 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 49 (50.00%) VMware
3 35 (35.71%) Cisco
4 22 (22.45%) Citrix
5 19 (19.39%) Websense
6 18 (18.37%) Symantec
7 13 (13.27%) Computacenter
8 7 (7.14%) Fortinet
8 7 (7.14%) Avaya
8 7 (7.14%) Juniper
8 7 (7.14%) Pegasus
8 7 (7.14%) Apple
9 4 (4.08%) Intel
10 2 (2.04%) HP
11 1 (1.02%) Dell
11 1 (1.02%) EPiServer
11 1 (1.02%) Sitecore
11 1 (1.02%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.02%) McAfee
11 1 (1.02%) Telerik
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 45-55k
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 35-40k plus bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago