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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 85 50 34
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 43 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.44% 4.13% 6.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.43% 12.32% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15 35 57
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
276 349 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.54% 33.53% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 217 249 278
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,700 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 13 February 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 38 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 28 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (50.00%) Windows
3 23 (41.07%) C#
4 22 (39.29%) MCSE
5 21 (37.50%) ITIL
6 20 (35.71%) MCP
6 20 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 19 (33.93%) VMware
8 18 (32.14%) SQL
9 15 (26.79%) Finance
9 15 (26.79%) Degree
9 15 (26.79%) WCF
9 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (23.21%) IIS
11 13 (23.21%) Hyper-V
11 13 (23.21%) Windows Server
12 12 (21.43%) .NET
12 12 (21.43%) MCSD
12 12 (21.43%) SAS
12 12 (21.43%) WPF
12 12 (21.43%) Incident Management
13 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (19.64%) Banking
13 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (19.64%) MCTS
13 11 (19.64%) Teradata
13 11 (19.64%) MCSA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 13 (23.21%) IIS
2 12 (21.43%) SAS
3 8 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) Firewall
2 9 (16.07%) DHCP
2 9 (16.07%) DNS
3 8 (14.29%) LAN
3 8 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (3.57%) MPLS
4 2 (3.57%) VoIP
5 1 (1.79%) SAN
5 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.64%) MySQL
2 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.71%) NUnit
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (5.36%) Moq
4 3 (5.36%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.57%) MSTest
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Analyst
2 15 (26.79%) SQL Developer
3 10 (17.86%) C# Developer
4 9 (16.07%) Software Developer
5 7 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) SAS Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Senior C# Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (8.93%) Applications Support
7 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) WCF
2 12 (21.43%) .NET
2 12 (21.43%) WPF
3 6 (10.71%) .NET Framework
3 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.36%) LINQ
4 3 (5.36%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.93%) Clustering
4 4 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (23.21%) Windows Server
4 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.71%) Windows 8
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (5.36%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) ITIL
2 12 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 7 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 7 (12.50%) Information Security
5 7 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.93%) Change Management
6 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (8.93%) Scrum
6 5 (8.93%) Software Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Change Control
7 4 (7.14%) MVVM
7 4 (7.14%) Presales
7 4 (7.14%) RUP
8 3 (5.36%) Functional Testing
8 3 (5.36%) TDD
8 3 (5.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) C#
2 18 (32.14%) SQL
3 11 (19.64%) PL/SQL
3 11 (19.64%) T-SQL
3 11 (19.64%) VB
4 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.14%) VC++
6 2 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (39.29%) MCSE
2 20 (35.71%) MCP
3 15 (26.79%) Degree
4 12 (21.43%) MCSD
5 11 (19.64%) MCSA
5 11 (19.64%) MCTS
6 9 (16.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (10.71%) CCNA
7 6 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (10.71%) MCAD
8 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
8 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
9 3 (5.36%) CCNP
9 3 (5.36%) CNA
9 3 (5.36%) CNE
9 3 (5.36%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (5.36%) Novell Certification
10 1 (1.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) SLA
2 5 (8.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 15 (26.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (23.21%) Hyper-V
4 8 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
4 8 (14.29%) ISA Server
4 8 (14.29%) UAG
5 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
1 2 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 19 (33.93%) VMware
3 11 (19.64%) Teradata
4 8 (14.29%) Cisco
4 8 (14.29%) Forcepoint
5 6 (10.71%) Computacenter
6 5 (8.93%) Citrix
6 5 (8.93%) Symantec
7 3 (5.36%) MobileIron
7 3 (5.36%) Polycom
7 3 (5.36%) WatchGuard
8 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.57%) Typemock
9 1 (1.79%) Dell
9 1 (1.79%) GFI Software
9 1 (1.79%) HP