The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 45 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 54 65 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.69% 6.06% 8.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.47% 21.17% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 49 60 75
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 £30,000 £30,450 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
401 307 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 34.81% 28.61% 38.45%
Number of salaries quoted 287 269 309
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Buckinghamshire

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 August 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 125 (93.28%) Microsoft
2 58 (43.28%) SQL Server
3 53 (39.55%) MS Exchange
4 52 (38.81%) MCSE
5 51 (38.06%) Windows
6 49 (36.57%) SharePoint
7 45 (33.58%) .NET
8 44 (32.84%) C#
9 35 (26.12%) MS Excel
10 34 (25.37%) Lync
11 32 (23.88%) SQL
12 30 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (21.64%) Active Directory
14 27 (20.15%) MVC
14 27 (20.15%) Hyper-V
15 26 (19.40%) T-SQL
15 26 (19.40%) ASP.NET
15 26 (19.40%) MCP
16 25 (18.66%) MCITP
17 23 (17.16%) VMware
17 23 (17.16%) VoIP
18 22 (16.42%) Unit Testing
19 21 (15.67%) Windows Server 2008
20 20 (14.93%) MCAD
20 20 (14.93%) MCSD
20 20 (14.93%) OO
20 20 (14.93%) WCF
20 20 (14.93%) WPF
20 20 (14.93%) NUnit
21 19 (14.18%) SQL Server Integration Services

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 53 (39.55%) MS Exchange
2 49 (36.57%) SharePoint
3 34 (25.37%) Lync
4 12 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (8.96%) IIS
5 11 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (5.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (3.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (3.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (1.49%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.75%) Apache
12 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (26.12%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (7.46%) MS Office
4 1 (0.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.16%) VoIP
2 16 (11.94%) Firewall
3 14 (10.45%) WAN
3 14 (10.45%) LAN
4 13 (9.70%) DNS
4 13 (9.70%) DHCP
5 7 (5.22%) SAN
6 6 (4.48%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.73%) Unified Communications
8 4 (2.99%) VPN
9 2 (1.49%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.75%) NAS
10 1 (0.75%) Network Security
10 1 (0.75%) VLAN
10 1 (0.75%) MPLS
10 1 (0.75%) H.323
10 1 (0.75%) SMTP
10 1 (0.75%) PBX
10 1 (0.75%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (43.28%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (13.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (11.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.24%) SSDT
8 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.75%) OLTP
9 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.75%) MS Access
9 1 (0.75%) MySQL
9 1 (0.75%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (14.93%) NUnit
2 10 (7.46%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (4.48%) Marketing
2 3 (2.24%) Retail
3 1 (0.75%) Banking
3 1 (0.75%) Finance
3 1 (0.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (24.63%) Developer
2 25 (18.66%) Consultant
3 21 (15.67%) Software Developer
4 19 (14.18%) .NET Developer
5 15 (11.19%) .NET Software Developer
6 14 (10.45%) Team Leader
7 12 (8.96%) Architect
7 12 (8.96%) Development Team Leader
8 11 (8.21%) Exchange Specialist
9 9 (6.72%) Messaging Architect
9 9 (6.72%) Software Team Leader
9 9 (6.72%) Software Development Team Leader
9 9 (6.72%) DBA
9 9 (6.72%) Analyst
9 9 (6.72%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (5.97%) Microsoft Consultant
10 8 (5.97%) SQL DBA
11 7 (5.22%) SQL Developer
12 6 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (4.48%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (33.58%) .NET
2 26 (19.40%) ASP.NET
3 20 (14.93%) WCF
3 20 (14.93%) WPF
4 19 (14.18%) HTML
4 19 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (12.69%) HTML5
6 15 (11.19%) jQuery
6 15 (11.19%) LINQ
6 15 (11.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (11.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 13 (9.70%) Web Services
8 8 (5.97%) .NET Framework
9 5 (3.73%) XML
10 4 (2.99%) CSS
11 3 (2.24%) WinForms
12 2 (1.49%) Silverlight
13 1 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
13 1 (0.75%) MDX
13 1 (0.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.22%) Clustering
2 5 (3.73%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.99%) Replication
4 3 (2.24%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.49%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.75%) Celerra
6 1 (0.75%) PKI
6 1 (0.75%) Statistics
6 1 (0.75%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 51 (38.06%) Windows
2 21 (15.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (11.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.48%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.73%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.24%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.75%) Linux
8 1 (0.75%) UNIX
8 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.15%) MVC
3 22 (16.42%) Unit Testing
4 20 (14.93%) OO
5 19 (14.18%) ITIL
6 15 (11.19%) Refactoring
6 15 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (11.19%) TDD
6 15 (11.19%) Scrum
6 15 (11.19%) OOD
7 10 (7.46%) Migration
8 8 (5.97%) Data Protection
9 7 (5.22%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (5.22%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (4.48%) User Stories
10 6 (4.48%) Asset Management
11 5 (3.73%) Content Management
11 5 (3.73%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.73%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 44 (32.84%) C#
2 32 (23.88%) SQL
3 26 (19.40%) T-SQL
4 19 (14.18%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.72%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.99%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.49%) C
8 1 (0.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 52 (38.81%) MCSE
2 26 (19.40%) MCP
3 25 (18.66%) MCITP
4 20 (14.93%) MCAD
4 20 (14.93%) MCSD
5 18 (13.43%) Degree
6 17 (12.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (11.19%) MCTS
8 14 (10.45%) SC Cleared
8 14 (10.45%) Security Cleared
9 11 (8.21%) MCSA
10 10 (7.46%) CCNA
10 10 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (5.97%) CCNP
12 5 (3.73%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (3.73%) CCEE
12 5 (3.73%) VCAP
12 5 (3.73%) NCDA
13 4 (2.99%) NCIE
14 3 (2.24%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.22%) SLA
2 4 (2.99%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 29 (21.64%) Active Directory
2 27 (20.15%) Hyper-V
3 19 (14.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (9.70%) XenApp
4 13 (9.70%) XenDesktop
4 13 (9.70%) Forefront TMG
5 11 (8.21%) UAG
6 8 (5.97%) vSphere
7 7 (5.22%) XenServer
8 6 (4.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.24%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.49%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.75%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (5.22%) SCCM
2 5 (3.73%) SCOM
2 5 (3.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (2.99%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.24%) MOM
4 3 (2.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.49%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.49%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.49%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 125 (93.28%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.16%) VMware
3 17 (12.69%) Citrix
4 16 (11.94%) Cisco
5 14 (10.45%) HP
6 12 (8.96%) Symantec
7 7 (5.22%) Remedy
7 7 (5.22%) Websense
8 6 (4.48%) Dell
8 6 (4.48%) NetApp
9 5 (3.73%) Veeam
9 5 (3.73%) McAfee
10 4 (2.99%) EMC
11 3 (2.24%) Computacenter
11 3 (2.24%) Oracle
12 2 (1.49%) Progress
12 2 (1.49%) IBM
12 2 (1.49%) Lotus
12 2 (1.49%) AppSense
12 2 (1.49%) Mitel
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