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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 62 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 40 83 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.24% 6.53% 12.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.72% 19.62% 32.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33 73 135
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £33,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
373 423 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.20% 33.28% 36.76%
Number of salaries quoted 252 309 373
Average salary £41,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.59% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,800 £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 31 March 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 82 (82.83%) Microsoft
2 51 (51.52%) Windows
3 46 (46.46%) SQL Server
4 42 (42.42%) SQL
5 37 (37.37%) Active Directory
6 34 (34.34%) .NET
7 33 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 33 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 32 (32.32%) MCSE
9 26 (26.26%) C#
9 26 (26.26%) ITIL
9 26 (26.26%) VMware
9 26 (26.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (25.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (21.21%) MVC
12 21 (21.21%) SharePoint
13 20 (20.20%) MCSA
14 19 (19.19%) Citrix
14 19 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (19.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (17.17%) LINQ
15 17 (17.17%) TDD
15 17 (17.17%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (17.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (17.17%) SAN
15 17 (17.17%) ASP.NET
15 17 (17.17%) Scrum
15 17 (17.17%) Disaster Recovery

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 21 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 15 (15.15%) MS Exchange
3 14 (14.14%) IIS
4 9 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (5.05%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (5.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (5.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.02%) Lync
7 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.01%) Commerce Server
8 1 (1.01%) CMS
8 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 33 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.05%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.17%) SAN
2 14 (14.14%) Firewall
3 10 (10.10%) LAN
3 10 (10.10%) WAN
4 8 (8.08%) DNS
5 7 (7.07%) DHCP
6 6 (6.06%) NAS
7 5 (5.05%) VPN
8 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.02%) Broadband
9 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.02%) Internet
9 2 (2.02%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.02%) Network Security
10 1 (1.01%) Extranet
10 1 (1.01%) MPLS
10 1 (1.01%) Wireless
10 1 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.01%) HTTP
10 1 (1.01%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (46.46%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (17.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 17 (17.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (16.16%) SSDT
4 16 (16.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.03%) MySQL
7 2 (2.02%) QlikView
7 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.01%) OLAP
8 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.02%) NUnit
General
1 11 (11.11%) Marketing
2 5 (5.05%) Finance
3 4 (4.04%) Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.03%) French Language
4 3 (3.03%) German Language
4 3 (3.03%) Italian Language
4 3 (3.03%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.02%) Retail
6 1 (1.01%) Local Government
6 1 (1.01%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (42.42%) Developer
2 17 (17.17%) Analyst
2 17 (17.17%) .NET Developer
2 17 (17.17%) Database Developer
3 16 (16.16%) SQL Developer
3 16 (16.16%) SQL Database Developer
4 15 (15.15%) Software Developer
4 15 (15.15%) .NET Software Developer
5 11 (11.11%) Consultant
5 11 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (7.07%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Administrator
7 6 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.05%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (5.05%) SharePoint Consultant
9 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (34.34%) .NET
2 17 (17.17%) ASP.NET
2 17 (17.17%) LINQ
3 15 (15.15%) jQuery
3 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (15.15%) HTML5
3 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 15 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 15 (15.15%) HTML
4 3 (3.03%) WinForms
5 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.02%) WCF
5 2 (2.02%) WPF
5 2 (2.02%) EDI
6 1 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.01%) Middleware
6 1 (1.01%) Web Services
6 1 (1.01%) MDX
6 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Clustering
2 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.05%) Mainframe
4 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.02%) FMCG
5 2 (2.02%) iPhone
6 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 51 (51.52%) Windows
2 26 (26.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (25.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (6.06%) UNIX
5 6 (6.06%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.05%) Windows Vista
6 5 (5.05%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (5.05%) Windows 2000
6 5 (5.05%) Windows NT
6 5 (5.05%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.02%) Linux
7 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.26%) ITIL
2 21 (21.21%) MVC
3 19 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (17.17%) TDD
4 17 (17.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (17.17%) Scrum
5 16 (16.16%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (15.15%) Refactoring
6 15 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (15.15%) OOD
6 15 (15.15%) OO
7 6 (6.06%) Change Management
7 6 (6.06%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.05%) Load Testing
8 5 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.05%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.04%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.04%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (3.03%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (42.42%) SQL
2 33 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 26 (26.26%) C#
4 15 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.02%) VBScript
6 2 (2.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (32.32%) MCSE
2 20 (20.20%) MCSA
3 14 (14.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (13.13%) Degree
4 13 (13.13%) Security Cleared
4 13 (13.13%) MCP
5 11 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 10 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (9.09%) CCNA
8 7 (7.07%) MCSD
9 6 (6.06%) MCDST
10 5 (5.05%) VCP5
11 4 (4.04%) CCNP
12 3 (3.03%) MCITP
13 2 (2.02%) MCAD
13 2 (2.02%) MCTS
13 2 (2.02%) CNA
13 2 (2.02%) Novell Certification
14 1 (1.01%) HP ASE
14 1 (1.01%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.15%) SLA
2 3 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (37.37%) Active Directory
2 21 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.12%) Hyper-V
4 11 (11.11%) ISA Server
5 10 (10.10%) VMware ESX
6 8 (8.08%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (8.08%) UAG
7 7 (7.07%) XenApp
8 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (5.05%) Terminal Services
8 5 (5.05%) vSphere
9 2 (2.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (5.05%) BladeLogic
3 2 (2.02%) WSUS
3 2 (2.02%) SCOM
3 2 (2.02%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.02%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 82 (82.83%) Microsoft
2 26 (26.26%) VMware
3 19 (19.19%) Citrix
4 14 (14.14%) Cisco
5 9 (9.09%) Intel
6 8 (8.08%) Symantec
6 8 (8.08%) Websense
7 5 (5.05%) HP
8 4 (4.04%) McAfee
9 2 (2.02%) Remedy
9 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.02%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.02%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (1.01%) Avaya
10 1 (1.01%) Juniper
10 1 (1.01%) Oracle
10 1 (1.01%) Mitel
10 1 (1.01%) Computacenter
10 1 (1.01%) EPiServer
10 1 (1.01%) Sitecore
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