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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 38 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 56 58 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.19% 5.82% 7.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.97% 19.27% 25.75%
Number of salaries quoted 41 51 67
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
374 301 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 34.69% 30.19% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 268 253 218
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 October 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 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 98 (89.09%) Microsoft
2 56 (50.91%) SQL Server
3 53 (48.18%) SQL
4 47 (42.73%) Windows
5 41 (37.27%) SharePoint
6 40 (36.36%) MCSE
6 40 (36.36%) T-SQL
7 32 (29.09%) MVC
8 31 (28.18%) MS Excel
8 31 (28.18%) MS Exchange
9 24 (21.82%) .NET
9 24 (21.82%) C#
9 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (20.91%) Lync
10 23 (20.91%) Active Directory
11 20 (18.18%) HTML
11 20 (18.18%) JavaScript
11 20 (18.18%) ASP.NET
11 20 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (18.18%) HTML5
11 20 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (17.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (17.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (16.36%) jQuery
13 18 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 18 (16.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (16.36%) TDD
13 18 (16.36%) Refactoring
13 18 (16.36%) MCITP
13 18 (16.36%) LINQ

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (37.27%) SharePoint
2 31 (28.18%) MS Exchange
3 23 (20.91%) Lync
4 10 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (7.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (5.45%) IIS
7 6 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (2.73%) Apache
11 2 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (28.18%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.91%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) Office 365
2 2 (1.82%) IaaS
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.82%) VoIP
1 13 (11.82%) Firewall
2 12 (10.91%) SAN
3 11 (10.00%) WAN
3 11 (10.00%) LAN
4 6 (5.45%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.55%) DNS
6 4 (3.64%) DHCP
6 4 (3.64%) Internet
7 3 (2.73%) Unified Communications
7 3 (2.73%) VPN
8 2 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.82%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.91%) NAS
9 1 (0.91%) HTTP
9 1 (0.91%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (50.91%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (17.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (16.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (10.91%) SSDT
7 6 (5.45%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.64%) MySQL
9 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.91%) OLAP
11 1 (0.91%) MS Access
11 1 (0.91%) OLTP
11 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio
1 3 (2.73%) NUnit
2 2 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (2.73%) Local Government
1 3 (2.73%) French Language
1 3 (2.73%) German Language
1 3 (2.73%) Italian Language
1 3 (2.73%) Spanish Language
2 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.91%) Marketing
3 1 (0.91%) Back Office
3 1 (0.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (37.27%) Developer
2 20 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 18 (16.36%) Software Developer
3 18 (16.36%) SQL Developer
3 18 (16.36%) .NET Software Developer
4 17 (15.45%) Consultant
5 16 (14.55%) Database Developer
6 14 (12.73%) DBA
6 14 (12.73%) SQL DBA
6 14 (12.73%) SQL Database Developer
7 12 (10.91%) SQL Server DBA
8 11 (10.00%) Development DBA
8 11 (10.00%) SQL Server Development DBA
9 10 (9.09%) Analyst
10 9 (8.18%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (7.27%) Support Engineer
12 7 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support
13 6 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
13 6 (5.45%) Architect
13 6 (5.45%) Exchange Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.82%) .NET
2 20 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 20 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 20 (18.18%) HTML5
2 20 (18.18%) HTML
3 18 (16.36%) LINQ
3 18 (16.36%) jQuery
3 18 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 18 (16.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 11 (10.00%) Web Services
5 8 (7.27%) WinForms
6 3 (2.73%) WCF
6 3 (2.73%) WPF
7 2 (1.82%) Silverlight
7 2 (1.82%) XML
7 2 (1.82%) CSS
8 1 (0.91%) Middleware
8 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.55%) Replication
3 4 (3.64%) Clustering
4 3 (2.73%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.82%) FMCG
6 1 (0.91%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.91%) Statistics
6 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (42.73%) Windows
2 19 (17.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.64%) Windows Vista
5 4 (3.64%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.91%) UNIX
6 1 (0.91%) Linux
6 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.09%) MVC
2 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (16.36%) TDD
3 18 (16.36%) Refactoring
3 18 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (16.36%) Scrum
3 18 (16.36%) OO
3 18 (16.36%) OOD
4 16 (14.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (14.55%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (10.00%) ITIL
5 11 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 6 (5.45%) Migration
7 5 (4.55%) Business Continuity
8 4 (3.64%) Project Management
8 4 (3.64%) Unit Testing
8 4 (3.64%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (2.73%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.73%) High Availability
9 3 (2.73%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (48.18%) SQL
2 40 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 24 (21.82%) C#
4 20 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.73%) Java
7 2 (1.82%) C
7 2 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (36.36%) MCSE
2 18 (16.36%) MCITP
3 11 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (9.09%) MCSA
4 10 (9.09%) CCNA
4 10 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (7.27%) MCTS
6 7 (6.36%) MCP
7 6 (5.45%) Degree
8 4 (3.64%) CCNP
8 4 (3.64%) NCDA
8 4 (3.64%) NCIE
8 4 (3.64%) VCAP
9 3 (2.73%) VTSP
9 3 (2.73%) VCDX
9 3 (2.73%) MCAD
9 3 (2.73%) MCSD
9 3 (2.73%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.18%) SLA
2 3 (2.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.82%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.82%) QA
4 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (20.91%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.55%) Hyper-V
3 11 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.55%) XenApp
4 5 (4.55%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.64%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (3.64%) UAG
6 3 (2.73%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.82%) vSphere
7 2 (1.82%) XenServer
8 1 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.91%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) SCCM
1 4 (3.64%) SCOM
1 4 (3.64%) SCVMM
1 4 (3.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (2.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (2.73%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.82%) SCSM
3 2 (1.82%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.82%) Windows Intune
3 2 (1.82%) SCDPM
3 2 (1.82%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.91%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 98 (89.09%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.55%) VMware
3 10 (9.09%) Cisco
4 8 (7.27%) Citrix
5 7 (6.36%) HP
6 6 (5.45%) NetApp
7 5 (4.55%) Symantec
8 4 (3.64%) Remedy
8 4 (3.64%) McAfee
8 4 (3.64%) Websense
8 4 (3.64%) Veeam
9 3 (2.73%) EMC
9 3 (2.73%) Oracle
10 2 (1.82%) Dell
10 2 (1.82%) Computacenter
11 1 (0.91%) Meridio
11 1 (0.91%) PlateSpin
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