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 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 63 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 31 50 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.60% 3.44% 4.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.88% 11.57% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 29 42 52
Median salary £35,000 £32,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% -22.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,100 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £52,250
UK excluding London median 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
261 432 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.31% 29.73% 34.93%
Number of salaries quoted 216 325 294
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of job ads across the Milton Keynes region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 37 (90.24%) Microsoft
2 35 (85.37%) Windows
3 29 (70.73%) VMware
3 29 (70.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (68.29%) MS Exchange
5 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
5 25 (60.98%) ITIL
6 21 (51.22%) MS Excel
6 21 (51.22%) Citrix
7 20 (48.78%) MS Office
7 20 (48.78%) TCP/IP
8 19 (46.34%) CCNA
8 19 (46.34%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (41.46%) Cisco
10 16 (39.02%) SAN
10 16 (39.02%) NetApp
10 16 (39.02%) CCNP
10 16 (39.02%) LAN
10 16 (39.02%) WAN
11 14 (34.15%) VMware ESX
11 14 (34.15%) XenApp
12 13 (31.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (31.71%) MCTS
12 13 (31.71%) MCITP
12 13 (31.71%) MCSE
13 12 (29.27%) MCP
14 11 (26.83%) Firewall
14 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (26.83%) Windows 8
15 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (68.29%) MS Exchange
2 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (12.20%) SAS
5 3 (7.32%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (51.22%) MS Excel
2 20 (48.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) TCP/IP
2 16 (39.02%) LAN
2 16 (39.02%) SAN
2 16 (39.02%) WAN
3 11 (26.83%) Firewall
4 6 (14.63%) MPLS
5 4 (9.76%) DHCP
5 4 (9.76%) DNS
6 3 (7.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) Big Data
2 5 (12.20%) Hadoop
2 5 (12.20%) MySQL
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
1 10 (24.39%) Retail
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (39.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 13 (31.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (29.27%) Support Engineer
5 10 (24.39%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (24.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (19.51%) Analyst
7 7 (17.07%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Support
7 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 7 (17.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (12.20%) Developer
8 5 (12.20%) Report Developer
8 5 (12.20%) SQL Developer
9 4 (9.76%) VMware Engineer
10 3 (7.32%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 3 (7.32%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (7.32%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
10 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (85.37%) Windows
2 11 (26.83%) Windows 8
3 9 (21.95%) Windows Server
4 8 (19.51%) Windows 10
4 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (19.51%) Windows XP
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Vista
6 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.32%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.44%) Linux
8 1 (2.44%) Unix
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) ITIL
2 8 (19.51%) Migration
3 6 (14.63%) Matrix Management
3 6 (14.63%) Wealth Management
4 5 (12.20%) Dashboard Development
4 5 (12.20%) Data Management
4 5 (12.20%) Validation
5 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Change Management
6 1 (2.44%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (2.44%) ERP
6 1 (2.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) C#
3 5 (12.20%) Perl
3 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
3 5 (12.20%) Python
3 5 (12.20%) R
3 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
3 5 (12.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) CCNA
1 19 (46.34%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (39.02%) CCNP
3 13 (31.71%) MCITP
3 13 (31.71%) MCSE
3 13 (31.71%) MCTS
3 13 (31.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (29.27%) MCP
5 10 (24.39%) MCSA
6 7 (17.07%) CCA
6 7 (17.07%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (14.63%) VCAP
8 3 (7.32%) Degree
8 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (70.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
3 14 (34.15%) VMware ESX
3 14 (34.15%) XenApp
4 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 10 (24.39%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (17.07%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
7 4 (9.76%) XenServer
8 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) SCOM
2 4 (9.76%) Backup Exec
2 4 (9.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (9.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (90.24%) Microsoft
2 29 (70.73%) VMware
3 21 (51.22%) Citrix
4 17 (41.46%) Cisco
5 16 (39.02%) NetApp
6 9 (21.95%) SolarWinds
7 7 (17.07%) AppSense
8 6 (14.63%) CheckPoint
9 5 (12.20%) Teradata
10 4 (9.76%) Symantec
11 1 (2.44%) BMC