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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 56 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 53 80 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.74% 6.08% 8.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.74% 18.22% 28.73%
Number of salaries quoted 44 73 102
Average salary £35,000 £43,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.54% +12.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% -2.66%
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
416 439 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.38% 33.36% 29.12%
Number of salaries quoted 286 339 315
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 5 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 78 (80.41%) Microsoft
2 49 (50.52%) Windows
3 45 (46.39%) Active Directory
4 43 (44.33%) SQL Server
5 38 (39.18%) .NET
6 37 (38.14%) SQL
6 37 (38.14%) MS Excel
7 36 (37.11%) MCSE
8 33 (34.02%) T-SQL
8 33 (34.02%) VMware
9 28 (28.87%) ITIL
9 28 (28.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (27.84%) C#
11 24 (24.74%) MCSA
11 24 (24.74%) SharePoint
11 24 (24.74%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (21.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (20.62%) MVC
13 20 (20.62%) Citrix
14 19 (19.59%) Cisco
14 19 (19.59%) ASP.NET
14 19 (19.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 18 (18.56%) TDD
15 18 (18.56%) LINQ
15 18 (18.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (18.56%) SQL Server 2008
15 18 (18.56%) Scrum
16 17 (17.53%) HTML

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 24 (24.74%) SharePoint
2 16 (16.49%) MS Exchange
2 16 (16.49%) IIS
3 14 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (12.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (6.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (6.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (5.15%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.06%) Lync
9 1 (1.03%) Commerce Server
9 1 (1.03%) CMS
9 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 37 (38.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.03%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) SAN
2 8 (8.25%) DHCP
2 8 (8.25%) Firewall
2 8 (8.25%) DNS
3 7 (7.22%) LAN
3 7 (7.22%) WAN
4 6 (6.19%) NAS
5 4 (4.12%) VPN
6 2 (2.06%) Broadband
6 2 (2.06%) Network Security
6 2 (2.06%) Extranet
6 2 (2.06%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.03%) MPLS
7 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.03%) Wireless
7 1 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.03%) Intranet
7 1 (1.03%) Internet
7 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (44.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (18.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 18 (18.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (17.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (16.49%) SSDT
6 2 (2.06%) QlikView
6 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.03%) OLAP
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.06%) NUnit
General
1 14 (14.43%) Marketing
2 8 (8.25%) Finance
3 6 (6.19%) Law
4 4 (4.12%) Banking
5 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (44.33%) Developer
2 18 (18.56%) .NET Developer
3 16 (16.49%) Database Developer
3 16 (16.49%) SQL Developer
3 16 (16.49%) Software Developer
3 16 (16.49%) SQL Database Developer
3 16 (16.49%) .NET Software Developer
4 13 (13.40%) Analyst
5 11 (11.34%) Consultant
6 10 (10.31%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.22%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Administrator
8 6 (6.19%) SharePoint Developer
9 5 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) SharePoint Consultant
10 3 (3.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (39.18%) .NET
2 19 (19.59%) ASP.NET
3 18 (18.56%) LINQ
4 17 (17.53%) jQuery
4 17 (17.53%) HTML5
4 17 (17.53%) HTML
5 16 (16.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 16 (16.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 16 (16.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.06%) WCF
6 2 (2.06%) WPF
6 2 (2.06%) EDI
6 2 (2.06%) WinForms
7 1 (1.03%) Ajax
7 1 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.03%) Middleware
7 1 (1.03%) CSS
7 1 (1.03%) XHTML
7 1 (1.03%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Clustering
2 7 (7.22%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.15%) Mainframe
5 4 (4.12%) Statistics
5 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.06%) iPhone
7 1 (1.03%) User Experience
7 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (50.52%) Windows
2 28 (28.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (24.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (21.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.28%) Windows XP
6 7 (7.22%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.19%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.19%) UNIX
8 5 (5.15%) Windows 2000
8 5 (5.15%) Windows NT
8 5 (5.15%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (4.12%) Android
10 3 (3.09%) Linux
10 3 (3.09%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.87%) ITIL
2 20 (20.62%) MVC
2 20 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (18.56%) TDD
3 18 (18.56%) Scrum
4 16 (16.49%) Refactoring
4 16 (16.49%) OOD
4 16 (16.49%) OO
4 16 (16.49%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (16.49%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (12.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (11.34%) Incident Management
7 7 (7.22%) Change Management
8 6 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.15%) Time Management
10 4 (4.12%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.12%) Cyber Security
11 3 (3.09%) Load Testing
11 3 (3.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 37 (38.14%) SQL
2 33 (34.02%) T-SQL
3 27 (27.84%) C#
4 17 (17.53%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.34%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.06%) VBScript
6 2 (2.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (37.11%) MCSE
2 24 (24.74%) MCSA
3 14 (14.43%) MCP
3 14 (14.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (14.43%) Security Cleared
4 11 (11.34%) SC Cleared
5 10 (10.31%) Degree
5 10 (10.31%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (9.28%) CCNA
7 8 (8.25%) MCITP
8 7 (7.22%) MCSD
9 5 (5.15%) VCP5
10 3 (3.09%) CCNP
10 3 (3.09%) MCDST
11 2 (2.06%) MCTS
11 2 (2.06%) CNA
11 2 (2.06%) Novell Certification
11 2 (2.06%) MCAD
12 1 (1.03%) HND
12 1 (1.03%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.46%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (46.39%) Active Directory
2 27 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (14.43%) Hyper-V
4 13 (13.40%) ISA Server
5 10 (10.31%) VMware ESX
6 9 (9.28%) Forefront TMG
6 9 (9.28%) UAG
7 6 (6.19%) XenApp
8 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (5.15%) Terminal Services
8 5 (5.15%) vSphere
9 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) BladeLogic
2 3 (3.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.06%) WSUS
3 2 (2.06%) SCOM
3 2 (2.06%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.03%) SCCM
4 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 78 (80.41%) Microsoft
2 33 (34.02%) VMware
3 20 (20.62%) Citrix
4 19 (19.59%) Cisco
5 9 (9.28%) Websense
5 9 (9.28%) Intel
5 9 (9.28%) Symantec
6 5 (5.15%) HP
6 5 (5.15%) Avaya
6 5 (5.15%) Juniper
7 4 (4.12%) Pegasus
7 4 (4.12%) Apple
7 4 (4.12%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.09%) Computacenter
8 3 (3.09%) McAfee
9 2 (2.06%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.06%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.06%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (1.03%) EPiServer
10 1 (1.03%) Sitecore
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Salary: Competitive salary plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Erin Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £45,000 to £53,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: Up to £35,000 + comprehensive benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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