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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 50 31 14
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 42 70 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.00% 6.62% 12.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.14% 19.94% 36.14%
Number of salaries quoted 34 60 140
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £24,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £52,500 £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
346 351 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 32.92% 33.21% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 248 273 360
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 29 January 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 85 (85.86%) Microsoft
2 55 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 49 (49.49%) SQL
4 48 (48.48%) Windows
5 40 (40.40%) T-SQL
6 38 (38.38%) MS Excel
7 34 (34.34%) MCSE
8 28 (28.28%) Active Directory
9 27 (27.27%) .NET
9 27 (27.27%) MVC
10 24 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (22.22%) C#
11 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (20.20%) SharePoint
12 20 (20.20%) VMware
13 19 (19.19%) SSDT
13 19 (19.19%) Performance Tuning
13 19 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (19.19%) ITIL
14 18 (18.18%) MS Exchange
14 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (17.17%) LINQ
15 17 (17.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (17.17%) TDD
15 17 (17.17%) Scrum
16 16 (16.16%) ASP.NET
16 16 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (15.15%) jQuery

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 20 (20.20%) SharePoint
2 18 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 10 (10.10%) IIS
3 10 (10.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.05%) Lync
5 5 (5.05%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (4.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.02%) Apache
Applications
1 38 (38.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Office 365
2 2 (2.02%) IaaS
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.14%) Firewall
1 14 (14.14%) SAN
2 11 (11.11%) LAN
2 11 (11.11%) WAN
3 6 (6.06%) DNS
3 6 (6.06%) NAS
4 5 (5.05%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.05%) DHCP
5 4 (4.04%) VPN
5 4 (4.04%) Internet
6 3 (3.03%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.02%) VoIP
7 2 (2.02%) Broadband
7 2 (2.02%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.02%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.01%) HTTP
8 1 (1.01%) SMTP
8 1 (1.01%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.19%) SSDT
3 18 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (17.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 15 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.03%) MySQL
8 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.01%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) NUnit
1 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.07%) Marketing
2 5 (5.05%) Finance
3 4 (4.04%) Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Local Government
4 3 (3.03%) French Language
4 3 (3.03%) German Language
4 3 (3.03%) Italian Language
4 3 (3.03%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.02%) Retail
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (45.45%) Developer
2 23 (23.23%) SQL Developer
3 22 (22.22%) Database Developer
4 20 (20.20%) SQL Database Developer
5 17 (17.17%) .NET Developer
6 15 (15.15%) .NET Software Developer
6 15 (15.15%) Software Developer
7 14 (14.14%) Consultant
8 11 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (11.11%) Analyst
9 10 (10.10%) DBA
9 10 (10.10%) SQL Server DBA
9 10 (10.10%) SQL DBA
9 10 (10.10%) Development DBA
9 10 (10.10%) SQL Server Development DBA
10 7 (7.07%) Windows Systems Engineer
10 7 (7.07%) Support Engineer
11 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
12 5 (5.05%) Administrator
12 5 (5.05%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.27%) .NET
2 17 (17.17%) LINQ
3 16 (16.16%) ASP.NET
4 15 (15.15%) jQuery
4 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (15.15%) HTML5
4 15 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 15 (15.15%) HTML
5 8 (8.08%) WinForms
6 6 (6.06%) Web Services
7 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.02%) WCF
7 2 (2.02%) WPF
8 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (1.01%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.05%) Mainframe
2 5 (5.05%) Clustering
3 2 (2.02%) FMCG
4 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.01%) iPhone
4 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (48.48%) Windows
2 24 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.08%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.06%) Windows 2000
7 5 (5.05%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (5.05%) Windows Vista
7 5 (5.05%) UNIX
7 5 (5.05%) Windows NT
8 3 (3.03%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.01%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.27%) MVC
2 24 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (19.19%) Performance Tuning
3 19 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.19%) ITIL
4 17 (17.17%) TDD
4 17 (17.17%) Scrum
5 15 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (15.15%) Refactoring
5 15 (15.15%) OO
5 15 (15.15%) OOD
6 12 (12.12%) Load Testing
7 6 (6.06%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (5.05%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.05%) Change Management
9 4 (4.04%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (3.03%) People Management
10 3 (3.03%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 49 (49.49%) SQL
2 40 (40.40%) T-SQL
3 22 (22.22%) C#
4 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.05%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.02%) Java
7 1 (1.01%) VBScript
7 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (34.34%) MCSE
2 14 (14.14%) MCSA
3 12 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (11.11%) MCP
4 11 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (11.11%) CCNA
5 10 (10.10%) Security Cleared
5 10 (10.10%) Degree
6 8 (8.08%) SC Cleared
7 6 (6.06%) CCNP
8 5 (5.05%) MCITP
8 5 (5.05%) VCP5
8 5 (5.05%) MCSD
9 3 (3.03%) MCDST
9 3 (3.03%) MCTS
10 2 (2.02%) MCAD
10 2 (2.02%) CNA
10 2 (2.02%) Novell Certification
11 1 (1.01%) HP ASE
11 1 (1.01%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.14%) SLA
2 3 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 28 (28.28%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.10%) VMware ESX
4 9 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.09%) XenApp
5 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (5.05%) vSphere
5 5 (5.05%) ISA Server
5 5 (5.05%) Terminal Services
6 4 (4.04%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.04%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (4.04%) UAG
7 2 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (5.05%) BladeLogic
3 4 (4.04%) SCOM
4 2 (2.02%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.02%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.02%) SCSM
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Intune
4 2 (2.02%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.02%) SCCM
5 1 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 85 (85.86%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.20%) VMware
3 14 (14.14%) Citrix
4 9 (9.09%) Intel
5 7 (7.07%) Cisco
6 4 (4.04%) Symantec
6 4 (4.04%) Remedy
6 4 (4.04%) Websense
7 3 (3.03%) HP
8 2 (2.02%) McAfee
9 1 (1.01%) Veeam
9 1 (1.01%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (1.01%) NetApp
9 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.01%) Avaya
9 1 (1.01%) Juniper
9 1 (1.01%) Mitel
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