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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 43 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 50 53 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.68% 5.67% 8.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.23% 19.70% 23.25%
Number of salaries quoted 37 47 83
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.86% +5.33%
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
378 269 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 35.39% 28.80% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 271 236 289
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 23 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

1 101 (95.28%) Microsoft
2 58 (54.72%) SQL Server
3 43 (40.57%) Windows
4 42 (39.62%) SQL
4 42 (39.62%) SharePoint
5 38 (35.85%) MCSE
6 36 (33.96%) MS Excel
7 35 (33.02%) MS Exchange
7 35 (33.02%) T-SQL
7 35 (33.02%) .NET
7 35 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (32.08%) C#
9 28 (26.42%) MVC
10 26 (24.53%) Lync
11 20 (18.87%) ASP.NET
12 19 (17.92%) HTML
12 19 (17.92%) JavaScript
12 19 (17.92%) Active Directory
12 19 (17.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (17.92%) HTML5
12 19 (17.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (17.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (17.92%) MCITP
13 18 (16.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 17 (16.04%) jQuery
14 17 (16.04%) Unit Testing
14 17 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (16.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 17 (16.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (16.04%) Refactoring

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 42 (39.62%) SharePoint
2 35 (33.02%) MS Exchange
3 26 (24.53%) Lync
4 10 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (7.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (5.66%) IIS
8 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (4.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.83%) Apache
10 2 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.94%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 36 (33.96%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.43%) MS Office
2 10 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) IaaS
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.21%) VoIP
2 9 (8.49%) Firewall
3 8 (7.55%) DHCP
3 8 (7.55%) WAN
3 8 (7.55%) LAN
3 8 (7.55%) DNS
4 6 (5.66%) SAN
5 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.77%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.89%) VPN
7 1 (0.94%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.94%) VLAN
7 1 (0.94%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.94%) NAS
7 1 (0.94%) Internet
7 1 (0.94%) MPLS
7 1 (0.94%) H.323
7 1 (0.94%) PBX
7 1 (0.94%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (54.72%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (17.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (16.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (10.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (7.55%) SSDT
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.94%) MySQL
8 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.94%) OLAP
8 1 (0.94%) MS Access
8 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.94%) OLTP
8 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (14.15%) NUnit
2 6 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (0.94%) Back Office
1 1 (0.94%) Finance
1 1 (0.94%) Banking
1 1 (0.94%) Retail
1 1 (0.94%) Local Government
1 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (36.79%) Developer
2 20 (18.87%) Software Developer
3 19 (17.92%) .NET Developer
4 17 (16.04%) .NET Software Developer
5 16 (15.09%) Consultant
6 15 (14.15%) SQL Developer
7 12 (11.32%) Team Leader
8 11 (10.38%) Database Developer
8 11 (10.38%) SQL DBA
8 11 (10.38%) DBA
9 10 (9.43%) SQL Database Developer
9 10 (9.43%) Development Team Leader
10 9 (8.49%) SQL Server DBA
11 8 (7.55%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (7.55%) Development DBA
11 8 (7.55%) SQL Server Development DBA
12 7 (6.60%) Software Team Leader
12 7 (6.60%) Software Development Team Leader
12 7 (6.60%) Exchange Specialist
13 6 (5.66%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.02%) .NET
2 20 (18.87%) ASP.NET
3 19 (17.92%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (17.92%) HTML5
3 19 (17.92%) HTML
4 17 (16.04%) LINQ
4 17 (16.04%) jQuery
4 17 (16.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 17 (16.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (14.15%) WCF
5 15 (14.15%) WPF
6 10 (9.43%) Web Services
7 7 (6.60%) WinForms
8 4 (3.77%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.83%) XML
10 2 (1.89%) CSS
10 2 (1.89%) Silverlight
11 1 (0.94%) MDX
11 1 (0.94%) Middleware
11 1 (0.94%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) Replication
3 4 (3.77%) Clustering
4 3 (2.83%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.94%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.94%) PKI
6 1 (0.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 43 (40.57%) Windows
2 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.60%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.83%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.89%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.94%) UNIX
7 1 (0.94%) Linux
7 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.42%) MVC
3 17 (16.04%) TDD
3 17 (16.04%) OO
3 17 (16.04%) OOD
3 17 (16.04%) Scrum
3 17 (16.04%) Refactoring
3 17 (16.04%) Unit Testing
3 17 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (12.26%) ITIL
5 12 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (9.43%) Mentoring
6 10 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (8.49%) Line Management
8 8 (7.55%) Load Testing
9 7 (6.60%) Migration
10 5 (4.72%) Business Continuity
11 3 (2.83%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.83%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (2.83%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (39.62%) SQL
2 35 (33.02%) T-SQL
3 34 (32.08%) C#
4 19 (17.92%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.72%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.83%) Java
7 2 (1.89%) C
7 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (35.85%) MCSE
2 19 (17.92%) MCITP
3 17 (16.04%) MCP
4 15 (14.15%) MCAD
4 15 (14.15%) MCSD
5 13 (12.26%) Degree
6 11 (10.38%) SC Cleared
6 11 (10.38%) Security Cleared
7 9 (8.49%) MCSA
7 9 (8.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (8.49%) MCTS
8 6 (5.66%) CCNA
8 6 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.77%) CCNP
9 4 (3.77%) NCDA
9 4 (3.77%) NCIE
9 4 (3.77%) VCAP
10 3 (2.83%) VTSP
10 3 (2.83%) VCDX
11 2 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) QA
3 2 (1.89%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (17.92%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.09%) Hyper-V
3 11 (10.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.72%) UAG
4 5 (4.72%) XenApp
4 5 (4.72%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.77%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.89%) vSphere
6 2 (1.89%) XenServer
6 2 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) Backup Exec
1 3 (2.83%) SCCM
1 3 (2.83%) SCOM
1 3 (2.83%) SCVMM
1 3 (2.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (1.89%) SCDPM
2 2 (1.89%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.94%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.94%) SCSM
3 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 101 (95.28%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.21%) VMware
3 10 (9.43%) Cisco
4 8 (7.55%) Citrix
5 7 (6.60%) HP
6 6 (5.66%) NetApp
6 6 (5.66%) Symantec
7 4 (3.77%) Remedy
7 4 (3.77%) McAfee
7 4 (3.77%) Websense
7 4 (3.77%) Veeam
8 3 (2.83%) Computacenter
8 3 (2.83%) Dell
8 3 (2.83%) EMC
8 3 (2.83%) Oracle
9 1 (0.94%) Progress
9 1 (0.94%) Juniper
9 1 (0.94%) Siemens
9 1 (0.94%) Lotus
9 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
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