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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 37 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 57 51 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.30% 5.45% 7.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.08% 18.96% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 42 43 70
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £26,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
378 269 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 35.13% 28.77% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 275 234 235
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 20 October 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 100 (90.09%) Microsoft
2 58 (52.25%) SQL Server
3 53 (47.75%) SQL
4 46 (41.44%) Windows
5 42 (37.84%) MCSE
6 41 (36.94%) SharePoint
7 40 (36.04%) T-SQL
8 33 (29.73%) MS Excel
9 32 (28.83%) MS Exchange
10 31 (27.93%) MVC
11 28 (25.23%) .NET
11 28 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (24.32%) C#
13 24 (21.62%) Lync
14 21 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 21 (18.92%) Active Directory
15 20 (18.02%) HTML
15 20 (18.02%) JavaScript
15 20 (18.02%) ASP.NET
15 20 (18.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 20 (18.02%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (18.02%) HTML5
16 19 (17.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (16.22%) Scrum
17 18 (16.22%) OO
17 18 (16.22%) OOD
17 18 (16.22%) LINQ
17 18 (16.22%) jQuery
17 18 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
17 18 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 41 (36.94%) SharePoint
2 32 (28.83%) MS Exchange
3 24 (21.62%) Lync
4 10 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (7.21%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (4.50%) IIS
7 5 (4.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.70%) Apache
10 2 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.01%) MS Office
3 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.90%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.21%) Office 365
2 2 (1.80%) IaaS
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.71%) VoIP
1 13 (11.71%) Firewall
2 10 (9.01%) SAN
3 9 (8.11%) WAN
3 9 (8.11%) LAN
4 7 (6.31%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.41%) DNS
6 5 (4.50%) DHCP
7 4 (3.60%) VPN
7 4 (3.60%) Internet
7 4 (3.60%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.80%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.80%) SMTP
9 1 (0.90%) PBX
9 1 (0.90%) PSTN
9 1 (0.90%) HTTP
9 1 (0.90%) NAS
9 1 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.90%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (52.25%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (18.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (17.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (12.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (9.91%) SSDT
7 6 (5.41%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.60%) MySQL
9 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.90%) OLAP
11 1 (0.90%) MS Access
11 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.90%) OLTP
11 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) NUnit
2 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (2.70%) Local Government
1 3 (2.70%) French Language
1 3 (2.70%) German Language
1 3 (2.70%) Italian Language
1 3 (2.70%) Spanish Language
2 2 (1.80%) Finance
2 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.90%) Banking
3 1 (0.90%) Marketing
3 1 (0.90%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (37.84%) Developer
2 20 (18.02%) .NET Developer
3 19 (17.12%) Software Developer
4 18 (16.22%) SQL Developer
4 18 (16.22%) .NET Software Developer
5 17 (15.32%) Consultant
6 15 (13.51%) Database Developer
7 13 (11.71%) DBA
7 13 (11.71%) SQL DBA
7 13 (11.71%) SQL Database Developer
8 11 (9.91%) SQL Server DBA
9 10 (9.01%) Development DBA
9 10 (9.01%) SQL Server Development DBA
10 9 (8.11%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (7.21%) Analyst
12 7 (6.31%) Support Engineer
12 7 (6.31%) 2nd Line Support
13 6 (5.41%) Architect
13 6 (5.41%) Exchange Specialist
14 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.23%) .NET
2 20 (18.02%) ASP.NET
2 20 (18.02%) ASP.NET MVC
2 20 (18.02%) HTML5
2 20 (18.02%) HTML
3 18 (16.22%) LINQ
3 18 (16.22%) jQuery
3 18 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 18 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 11 (9.91%) Web Services
5 8 (7.21%) WinForms
6 6 (5.41%) WCF
6 6 (5.41%) WPF
7 3 (2.70%) XML
8 2 (1.80%) CSS
8 2 (1.80%) Silverlight
8 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.90%) MDX
9 1 (0.90%) Middleware
9 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.50%) Replication
3 4 (3.60%) Clustering
4 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.80%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.80%) FMCG
6 1 (0.90%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.90%) PKI
6 1 (0.90%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 46 (41.44%) Windows
2 18 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (8.11%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.70%) Windows Vista
6 3 (2.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.90%) UNIX
7 1 (0.90%) Linux
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.93%) MVC
2 28 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (16.22%) TDD
3 18 (16.22%) Refactoring
3 18 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (16.22%) Scrum
3 18 (16.22%) OO
3 18 (16.22%) OOD
4 15 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (11.71%) ITIL
6 10 (9.01%) Load Testing
7 8 (7.21%) Unit Testing
8 6 (5.41%) Migration
9 5 (4.50%) Business Continuity
10 4 (3.60%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.60%) Project Management
11 3 (2.70%) High Availability
11 3 (2.70%) Mentoring
11 3 (2.70%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (47.75%) SQL
2 40 (36.04%) T-SQL
3 27 (24.32%) C#
4 20 (18.02%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.70%) Java
5 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.80%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (37.84%) MCSE
2 18 (16.22%) MCITP
3 11 (9.91%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.91%) Security Cleared
4 10 (9.01%) MCSA
4 10 (9.01%) MCP
5 9 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (8.11%) MCTS
6 8 (7.21%) CCNA
6 8 (7.21%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (6.31%) Degree
8 6 (5.41%) MCAD
8 6 (5.41%) MCSD
9 4 (3.60%) NCDA
9 4 (3.60%) NCIE
9 4 (3.60%) VCAP
10 3 (2.70%) VTSP
10 3 (2.70%) CCNP
10 3 (2.70%) VCDX
10 3 (2.70%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.70%) QA
3 2 (1.80%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.51%) Hyper-V
3 10 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.60%) UAG
4 4 (3.60%) XenApp
4 4 (3.60%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.80%) vSphere
6 2 (1.80%) XenServer
7 1 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) SCCM
1 4 (3.60%) SCOM
1 4 (3.60%) SCVMM
1 4 (3.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (2.70%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.80%) Windows Intune
3 2 (1.80%) SCDPM
3 2 (1.80%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.80%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.80%) SCSM
4 1 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.90%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 100 (90.09%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.61%) VMware
3 9 (8.11%) Cisco
4 7 (6.31%) HP
4 7 (6.31%) Citrix
5 6 (5.41%) NetApp
6 4 (3.60%) Symantec
6 4 (3.60%) McAfee
6 4 (3.60%) Veeam
7 3 (2.70%) EMC
7 3 (2.70%) Websense
7 3 (2.70%) Remedy
7 3 (2.70%) Oracle
8 2 (1.80%) Dell
8 2 (1.80%) Computacenter
9 1 (0.90%) Meridio
9 1 (0.90%) PlateSpin
9 1 (0.90%) Polycom
9 1 (0.90%) Siemens
9 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £19,000 to £24,000 per annum £17,000 - £19,000 + Plus £4.5k Shift
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 33,000 to £44,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonuses + Much more benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + +10% Bonus, +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago