The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Newbury region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 48 15 33
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 56 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 1.28% 12.70% 6.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.70% 33.94% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5 56 28
Average salary £29,500 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.83% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £56,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Qualifications Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
69 165 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 14.68% 37.41% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 53 155 121
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,650 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Berkshire

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Newbury region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Newbury

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Newbury

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 14 (60.87%) Windows
1 14 (60.87%) MCSE
2 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
3 12 (52.17%) MCSA
4 10 (43.48%) ITIL
4 10 (43.48%) VMware
5 9 (39.13%) MCTS
5 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 8 (34.78%) SLA
6 8 (34.78%) SQL
6 8 (34.78%) SAN
6 8 (34.78%) Degree
7 7 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (30.43%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
7 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
7 7 (30.43%) MCSD
8 6 (26.09%) EMC
8 6 (26.09%) MOS
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (21.74%) MS Office
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (17.39%) CCNA
10 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
10 4 (17.39%) HP
10 4 (17.39%) Information Architecture
10 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (17.39%) Document Management
10 4 (17.39%) MCITP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
1 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) Wireless
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 2 (8.70%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) SMTP
3 2 (8.70%) SNMP
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.35%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security
4 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) MS Access
General
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) IT Support
3 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Support Specialist
3 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) SharePoint Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Junior
4 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Trainee
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Junior IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Assistant
5 1 (4.35%) IT Assistant
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Support Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) DTV
2 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (17.39%) Information Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) Document Management
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) BCP
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) MCSE
2 12 (52.17%) MCSA
3 9 (39.13%) MCTS
4 8 (34.78%) Degree
5 7 (30.43%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (30.43%) MCSD
6 6 (26.09%) MOS
7 4 (17.39%) CCNA
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (17.39%) MCITP
8 3 (13.04%) MCP
9 2 (8.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) ISA Server
4 2 (8.70%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) EMC
4 4 (17.39%) HP
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 2 (8.70%) Dell
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) WatchGuard
7 1 (4.35%) SAP
7 1 (4.35%) Sophos