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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 61 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 50 69 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.47% 5.75% 6.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.05% 17.34% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 43 65 84
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
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
415 398 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.80% 33.17% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 293 320 282
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 £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 26 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 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 71 (78.89%) Microsoft
2 46 (51.11%) Windows
3 42 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 41 (45.56%) SQL Server
5 38 (42.22%) .NET
6 34 (37.78%) SQL
6 34 (37.78%) VMware
7 31 (34.44%) T-SQL
7 31 (34.44%) MCSE
8 29 (32.22%) MS Excel
9 27 (30.00%) MCSA
9 27 (30.00%) C#
9 27 (30.00%) ITIL
9 27 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (27.78%) SharePoint
12 23 (25.56%) Cisco
13 21 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (22.22%) ASP.NET
14 20 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (21.11%) TDD
15 19 (21.11%) Scrum
15 19 (21.11%) MVC
15 19 (21.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (21.11%) Hyper-V
15 19 (21.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 19 (21.11%) LINQ
16 18 (20.00%) jQuery
16 18 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (20.00%) HTML5

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 25 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 16 (17.78%) MS Exchange
3 15 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (14.44%) IIS
4 13 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.22%) Lync
9 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (1.11%) Commerce Server
9 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (32.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.11%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) Firewall
2 8 (8.89%) DHCP
2 8 (8.89%) DNS
2 8 (8.89%) SAN
3 5 (5.56%) LAN
3 5 (5.56%) WAN
4 4 (4.44%) VPN
5 2 (2.22%) Network Security
5 2 (2.22%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.22%) Extranet
6 1 (1.11%) MPLS
6 1 (1.11%) Wireless
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.11%) Intranet
6 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (45.56%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (21.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 18 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (14.44%) SSDT
6 2 (2.22%) QlikView
6 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.11%) OLAP
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Apache Ivy
2 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.22%) NUnit
General
1 13 (14.44%) Marketing
2 8 (8.89%) Law
3 7 (7.78%) Finance
4 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (45.56%) Developer
2 19 (21.11%) .NET Developer
3 17 (18.89%) Software Developer
3 17 (18.89%) .NET Software Developer
4 14 (15.56%) Analyst
4 14 (15.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (14.44%) SQL Database Developer
5 13 (14.44%) Database Developer
5 13 (14.44%) SQL Developer
6 11 (12.22%) Consultant
7 9 (10.00%) Support Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Developer
8 7 (7.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
10 5 (5.56%) SharePoint Consultant
11 4 (4.44%) Wintel Analyst
12 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (3.33%) Systems Manager
12 3 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
12 3 (3.33%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (42.22%) .NET
2 20 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 19 (21.11%) LINQ
4 18 (20.00%) jQuery
4 18 (20.00%) HTML5
4 18 (20.00%) HTML
5 17 (18.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 17 (18.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 17 (18.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.22%) WCF
6 2 (2.22%) WPF
6 2 (2.22%) EDI
6 2 (2.22%) WinForms
7 1 (1.11%) Ajax
7 1 (1.11%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.11%) Middleware
7 1 (1.11%) CSS
7 1 (1.11%) XHTML
7 1 (1.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Clustering
2 8 (8.89%) Blackberry
3 6 (6.67%) Statistics
4 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.11%) iPhone
6 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (51.11%) Windows
2 26 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (7.78%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.67%) Android
8 5 (5.56%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.33%) Linux
10 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.00%) ITIL
2 20 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.11%) TDD
3 19 (21.11%) MVC
3 19 (21.11%) Scrum
4 17 (18.89%) OOD
4 17 (18.89%) OO
4 17 (18.89%) Refactoring
4 17 (18.89%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (14.44%) Incident Management
5 13 (14.44%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (7.78%) Time Management
6 7 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.67%) Cyber Security
8 5 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.44%) Change Management
10 2 (2.22%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.22%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.22%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 34 (37.78%) SQL
2 31 (34.44%) T-SQL
3 27 (30.00%) C#
4 18 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.22%) VBScript
6 2 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (34.44%) MCSE
2 27 (30.00%) MCSA
3 16 (17.78%) MCP
3 16 (17.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
5 12 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 9 (10.00%) MCITP
6 9 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (8.89%) CCNA
8 7 (7.78%) MCSD
8 7 (7.78%) Degree
9 5 (5.56%) VCP5
10 3 (3.33%) MCDST
11 2 (2.22%) MCTS
11 2 (2.22%) MCAD
11 2 (2.22%) CCNP
12 1 (1.11%) CCIE
12 1 (1.11%) HND
12 1 (1.11%) CNA
12 1 (1.11%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.56%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 27 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (21.11%) Hyper-V
4 11 (12.22%) Forefront TMG
4 11 (12.22%) UAG
5 10 (11.11%) ISA Server
6 6 (6.67%) XenApp
7 5 (5.56%) VMware ESX
7 5 (5.56%) vSphere
8 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) WSUS
1 2 (2.22%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 71 (78.89%) Microsoft
2 34 (37.78%) VMware
3 23 (25.56%) Cisco
4 17 (18.89%) Citrix
5 11 (12.22%) Websense
5 11 (12.22%) Symantec
6 7 (7.78%) Avaya
6 7 (7.78%) Juniper
7 6 (6.67%) Pegasus
7 6 (6.67%) Apple
7 6 (6.67%) Fortinet
8 5 (5.56%) Computacenter
8 5 (5.56%) HP
8 5 (5.56%) Intel
9 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.22%) McAfee
9 2 (2.22%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.22%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (1.11%) EPiServer
10 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £37500 per annum + Bonus + life insurancce
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Milton Keynes
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes
Erin Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago