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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 23 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 86 125 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.38% 10.07% 9.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.07% 30.71% 28.74%
Number of salaries quoted 77 121 95
Average salary £43,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.98% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
451 407 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 33.43% 32.80% 31.93%
Number of salaries quoted 337 352 297
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certification
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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 16 April 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 130 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 76 (49.03%) SQL Server
3 70 (45.16%) Windows
4 59 (38.06%) MCSE
5 57 (36.77%) .NET
5 57 (36.77%) C#
6 42 (27.10%) Degree
7 40 (25.81%) MS Excel
8 39 (25.16%) ASP.NET
8 39 (25.16%) MCP
9 37 (23.87%) SQL
9 37 (23.87%) MS Exchange
9 37 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (20.65%) MVC
11 31 (20.00%) Active Directory
12 30 (19.35%) HTML
12 30 (19.35%) JavaScript
12 30 (19.35%) SharePoint
12 30 (19.35%) VMware
13 26 (16.77%) .NET Framework
14 25 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
15 24 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (14.19%) T-SQL
16 22 (14.19%) MCAD
16 22 (14.19%) MCSD
16 22 (14.19%) Hyper-V
16 22 (14.19%) WCF
16 22 (14.19%) WPF
16 22 (14.19%) MCITP
17 21 (13.55%) NUnit

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 37 (23.87%) MS Exchange
2 30 (19.35%) SharePoint
3 18 (11.61%) Lync
4 13 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (7.10%) IIS
6 8 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (1.94%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 40 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 19 (12.26%) MS Office
3 16 (10.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.90%) Firewall
2 19 (12.26%) DNS
3 18 (11.61%) DHCP
4 17 (10.97%) TCP/IP
5 15 (9.68%) VoIP
6 13 (8.39%) WAN
6 13 (8.39%) LAN
7 11 (7.10%) Internet
8 6 (3.87%) Unified Communications
9 4 (2.58%) NetScaler
9 4 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (2.58%) Wireless
9 4 (2.58%) VPN
9 4 (2.58%) SAN
10 3 (1.94%) VLAN
10 3 (1.94%) Network Security
11 2 (1.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (49.03%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (10.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (10.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (9.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (4.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.29%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 21 (13.55%) NUnit
2 15 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 11 (7.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.65%) Flash Builder
General
1 5 (3.23%) Finance
1 5 (3.23%) Marketing
2 2 (1.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (29.03%) Developer
2 34 (21.94%) .NET Developer
3 23 (14.84%) Consultant
4 19 (12.26%) Software Developer
5 16 (10.32%) Analyst
5 16 (10.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (9.68%) DBA
7 14 (9.03%) Senior Developer
7 14 (9.03%) SQL DBA
7 14 (9.03%) .NET Software Developer
8 13 (8.39%) Team Leader
8 13 (8.39%) Architect
9 12 (7.74%) Support Engineer
10 11 (7.10%) Development Team Leader
10 11 (7.10%) Software Development Team Leader
10 11 (7.10%) Software Team Leader
11 10 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (5.16%) C# Developer
12 8 (5.16%) Virtualisation Consultant
12 8 (5.16%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (36.77%) .NET
2 39 (25.16%) ASP.NET
3 30 (19.35%) HTML
4 26 (16.77%) .NET Framework
5 22 (14.19%) WCF
5 22 (14.19%) WPF
6 21 (13.55%) WinForms
7 20 (12.90%) LINQ
8 19 (12.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (10.32%) CSS
10 14 (9.03%) Web Services
10 14 (9.03%) HTML5
10 14 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 14 (9.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 14 (9.03%) jQuery
11 11 (7.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (7.10%) Ajax
11 11 (7.10%) XHTML
12 5 (3.23%) XML
13 1 (0.65%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.10%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.58%) Blackberry
2 4 (2.58%) Clustering
3 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.29%) CLARiiON
4 2 (1.29%) Celerra
4 2 (1.29%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 70 (45.16%) Windows
2 24 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (9.68%) Windows XP
5 11 (7.10%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.52%) Windows Vista
7 5 (3.23%) Linux
8 3 (1.94%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (20.65%) MVC
3 20 (12.90%) TDD
3 20 (12.90%) Scrum
4 19 (12.26%) OO
5 18 (11.61%) ITIL
6 15 (9.68%) Unit Testing
7 14 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (9.03%) Refactoring
7 14 (9.03%) OOD
8 10 (6.45%) Migration
9 8 (5.16%) Data Protection
10 7 (4.52%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (4.52%) Data Management
11 6 (3.87%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.87%) User Stories
11 6 (3.87%) Asset Management
12 5 (3.23%) Service Delivery
12 5 (3.23%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (3.23%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (36.77%) C#
2 37 (23.87%) SQL
3 30 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 22 (14.19%) T-SQL
5 9 (5.81%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (38.06%) MCSE
2 42 (27.10%) Degree
3 39 (25.16%) MCP
4 22 (14.19%) MCAD
4 22 (14.19%) MCSD
4 22 (14.19%) MCITP
5 21 (13.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (12.26%) MCSA
7 13 (8.39%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (8.39%) MCTS
8 11 (7.10%) CCNA
9 10 (6.45%) CCNP
10 9 (5.81%) SC Cleared
10 9 (5.81%) Security Cleared
11 8 (5.16%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (5.16%) CCEE
12 7 (4.52%) MCDBA
13 6 (3.87%) CCIA
14 5 (3.23%) VCAP
14 5 (3.23%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.10%) SLA
2 5 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (14.19%) Hyper-V
4 16 (10.32%) XenApp
4 16 (10.32%) XenDesktop
5 15 (9.68%) Forefront TMG
6 11 (7.10%) UAG
6 11 (7.10%) vSphere
7 10 (6.45%) XenServer
8 7 (4.52%) Terminal Services
8 7 (4.52%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.29%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.29%) vCloud
10 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (5.16%) SCCM
2 5 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (2.58%) MOM
3 4 (2.58%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.58%) SCOM
3 4 (2.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (2.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 130 (83.87%) Microsoft
2 30 (19.35%) VMware
3 20 (12.90%) Cisco
3 20 (12.90%) Citrix
4 15 (9.68%) HP
5 14 (9.03%) Symantec
6 8 (5.16%) Remedy
7 7 (4.52%) Websense
8 5 (3.23%) Civica
8 5 (3.23%) Comino
8 5 (3.23%) Veeam
8 5 (3.23%) Dell
9 4 (2.58%) IBM
9 4 (2.58%) McAfee
10 3 (1.94%) NetApp
10 3 (1.94%) Apple
10 3 (1.94%) EMC
10 3 (1.94%) Computacenter
11 2 (1.29%) AppSense
11 2 (1.29%) Kaspersky
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Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Training Package + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: 40-45k
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Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 5 days ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago