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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 48 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 47 63 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.16% 6.89% 8.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.34% 23.08% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 38 58 78
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
381 273 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 33.75% 29.84% 37.42%
Number of salaries quoted 265 245 294
Average salary £41,500 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.48% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 2 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 113 (95.76%) Microsoft
2 60 (50.85%) SQL Server
3 48 (40.68%) Windows
3 48 (40.68%) SharePoint
4 44 (37.29%) MCSE
5 43 (36.44%) MS Exchange
6 42 (35.59%) .NET
7 41 (34.75%) C#
8 36 (30.51%) SQL
9 35 (29.66%) MS Excel
10 30 (25.42%) Lync
11 29 (24.58%) T-SQL
12 27 (22.88%) MVC
13 26 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (20.34%) MCITP
15 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET
15 23 (19.49%) MCP
15 23 (19.49%) Active Directory
16 22 (18.64%) Unit Testing
17 20 (16.95%) WCF
17 20 (16.95%) WPF
17 20 (16.95%) Hyper-V
17 20 (16.95%) NUnit
17 20 (16.95%) MCAD
17 20 (16.95%) MCSD
18 19 (16.10%) HTML
18 19 (16.10%) JavaScript
18 19 (16.10%) VoIP
18 19 (16.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (16.10%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 48 (40.68%) SharePoint
2 43 (36.44%) MS Exchange
3 30 (25.42%) Lync
4 10 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (6.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (6.78%) IIS
7 5 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2000
9 2 (1.69%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.69%) Apache
9 2 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (29.66%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (6.78%) MS Office
4 1 (0.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.10%) VoIP
2 14 (11.86%) Firewall
3 11 (9.32%) WAN
3 11 (9.32%) LAN
4 10 (8.47%) DNS
4 10 (8.47%) DHCP
5 6 (5.08%) SAN
6 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.39%) VPN
8 3 (2.54%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.85%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.85%) VLAN
9 1 (0.85%) NAS
9 1 (0.85%) MPLS
9 1 (0.85%) H.323
9 1 (0.85%) PBX
9 1 (0.85%) PSTN
9 1 (0.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (50.85%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (15.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (14.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.24%) SSDT
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.85%) MySQL
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.85%) OLAP
9 1 (0.85%) MS Access
9 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.85%) OLTP
9 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (16.95%) NUnit
2 9 (7.63%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (2.54%) Retail
1 3 (2.54%) Marketing
2 1 (0.85%) Back Office
2 1 (0.85%) Finance
2 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (31.36%) Developer
2 22 (18.64%) Software Developer
3 20 (16.95%) Consultant
4 19 (16.10%) .NET Developer
5 16 (13.56%) .NET Software Developer
6 14 (11.86%) Team Leader
7 12 (10.17%) Development Team Leader
8 11 (9.32%) SQL Developer
9 10 (8.47%) Exchange Specialist
10 9 (7.63%) Software Development Team Leader
10 9 (7.63%) Software Team Leader
10 9 (7.63%) DBA
11 8 (6.78%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (6.78%) Architect
11 8 (6.78%) SQL DBA
12 7 (5.93%) SQL Database Developer
12 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Consultant
12 7 (5.93%) Database Developer
13 6 (5.08%) Messaging Architect
13 6 (5.08%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (35.59%) .NET
2 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET
3 20 (16.95%) WCF
3 20 (16.95%) WPF
4 19 (16.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (16.10%) HTML
5 18 (15.25%) HTML5
6 16 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 16 (13.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (13.56%) LINQ
6 16 (13.56%) jQuery
7 11 (9.32%) Web Services
8 7 (5.93%) .NET Framework
9 5 (4.24%) WinForms
10 4 (3.39%) XML
11 3 (2.54%) CSS
12 2 (1.69%) Silverlight
13 1 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
13 1 (0.85%) Middleware
13 1 (0.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) Clustering
2 5 (4.24%) Replication
3 4 (3.39%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.54%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.85%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) PKI
6 1 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 48 (40.68%) Windows
2 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (11.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (7.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.08%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.39%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.69%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.85%) UNIX
8 1 (0.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.88%) MVC
2 26 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.64%) Unit Testing
4 18 (15.25%) OO
5 16 (13.56%) OOD
5 16 (13.56%) Scrum
5 16 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (13.56%) TDD
5 16 (13.56%) Refactoring
6 15 (12.71%) ITIL
7 13 (11.02%) Mentoring
8 11 (9.32%) Line Management
9 9 (7.63%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (7.63%) Migration
10 7 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (5.08%) User Stories
12 5 (4.24%) Load Testing
12 5 (4.24%) Coaching
12 5 (4.24%) Business Continuity
12 5 (4.24%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 41 (34.75%) C#
2 36 (30.51%) SQL
3 29 (24.58%) T-SQL
4 19 (16.10%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.93%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.54%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.69%) C
7 2 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 44 (37.29%) MCSE
2 24 (20.34%) MCITP
3 23 (19.49%) MCP
4 20 (16.95%) MCAD
4 20 (16.95%) MCSD
5 17 (14.41%) Degree
6 12 (10.17%) MCTS
6 12 (10.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (9.32%) SC Cleared
7 11 (9.32%) Security Cleared
8 9 (7.63%) MCSA
9 7 (5.93%) CCNA
9 7 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (4.24%) VCAP
10 5 (4.24%) CCNP
10 5 (4.24%) NCDA
11 4 (3.39%) NCIE
12 3 (2.54%) MCDST
12 3 (2.54%) VTSP
12 3 (2.54%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) SLA
2 3 (2.54%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.69%) QA
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (19.49%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.95%) Hyper-V
3 14 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.78%) Forefront TMG
4 8 (6.78%) UAG
5 7 (5.93%) XenApp
5 7 (5.93%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.39%) vSphere
7 3 (2.54%) XenServer
7 3 (2.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) SCCM
1 4 (3.39%) SCOM
1 4 (3.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (2.54%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.69%) SCVMM
3 2 (1.69%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.69%) MOM
3 2 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.69%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 113 (95.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.41%) VMware
3 11 (9.32%) Cisco
3 11 (9.32%) Citrix
4 10 (8.47%) HP
5 9 (7.63%) Symantec
6 6 (5.08%) NetApp
7 5 (4.24%) Remedy
7 5 (4.24%) Dell
7 5 (4.24%) Websense
7 5 (4.24%) Veeam
8 4 (3.39%) McAfee
9 3 (2.54%) EMC
9 3 (2.54%) Oracle
9 3 (2.54%) Computacenter
10 2 (1.69%) Progress
10 2 (1.69%) Lotus
11 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.85%) Siemens
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Salary: £47k - 64k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Car + Benefits and IT Certificatio
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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