The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 107 77 49
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -28
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 29 78 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.54% 3.26% 4.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.23% 8.19% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 28 61 93
Median salary £30,750 £35,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.14% -15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £23,579 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £90,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.40% -2.73%
Microsoft Certification
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
686 952 911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.39% 39.85% 37.60%
Number of salaries quoted 534 568 671
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,579 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,145
% change year-on-year
- +5.86%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Reading

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Reading region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 61 (88.41%) Microsoft
2 34 (49.28%) MCSE
3 29 (42.03%) Windows
4 26 (37.68%) Cisco
5 25 (36.23%) Active Directory
5 25 (36.23%) SQL
6 21 (30.43%) ITIL
6 21 (30.43%) Windows Server
7 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
7 20 (28.99%) VMware
8 19 (27.54%) MS Excel
8 19 (27.54%) MCITP
8 19 (27.54%) Degree
9 18 (26.09%) Skype for Business
10 16 (23.19%) MS Exchange
11 15 (21.74%) .NET
12 14 (20.29%) C#
12 14 (20.29%) SCOM
13 13 (18.84%) HTML
13 13 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (18.84%) ITIL V3
14 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (17.39%) MCSA
14 12 (17.39%) Finance
14 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (15.94%) MVC
15 11 (15.94%) LAN
16 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (14.49%) Analytics
16 10 (14.49%) Unified Communications

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (26.09%) Skype for Business
2 16 (23.19%) MS Exchange
3 9 (13.04%) Office Communications Server
4 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.35%) IIS
7 2 (2.90%) CMS
7 2 (2.90%) Confluence
7 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (2.90%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (27.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Office 365
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) IaaS
3 1 (1.45%) PaaS
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) LAN
2 10 (14.49%) Unified Communications
3 9 (13.04%) WAN
4 7 (10.14%) DNS
5 6 (8.70%) DHCP
5 6 (8.70%) SAN
6 5 (7.25%) Cisco IPT
6 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.25%) VPN
6 5 (7.25%) WebEx
7 4 (5.80%) PABX
7 4 (5.80%) Skype
8 3 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (4.35%) NAS
9 2 (2.90%) Firewall
9 2 (2.90%) VLAN
10 1 (1.45%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (1.45%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.45%) Network Security
10 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) Big Data
3 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (8.70%) DataStage
4 6 (8.70%) IBM InfoSphere
4 6 (8.70%) SAP BW
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.45%) GIS
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.90%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) Subversion
2 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Billing
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) German Language
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (20.29%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) Support Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) C# Developer
4 10 (14.49%) Architect
5 9 (13.04%) C# Software Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Lync Engineer
6 8 (11.59%) .NET Developer
6 8 (11.59%) IT Support
7 7 (10.14%) Administrator
7 7 (10.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 6 (8.70%) IT Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Junior
8 6 (8.70%) Software Developer
9 5 (7.25%) C# WPF Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) WCF Developer
9 5 (7.25%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.74%) .NET
2 13 (18.84%) HTML
3 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 8 (11.59%) CSS
5 7 (10.14%) jQuery
6 6 (8.70%) WCF
6 6 (8.70%) XML
7 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (7.25%) WPF
8 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (2.90%) Backbone.js
10 2 (2.90%) HTML5
10 2 (2.90%) Web Services
11 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (1.45%) CSS3
11 1 (1.45%) Entity Framework
11 1 (1.45%) LINQ to SQL
11 1 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.14%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.14%) Smart Meter
3 6 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.25%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.35%) CLARiiON
6 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.90%) Clustering
6 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.45%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.45%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.03%) Windows
2 21 (30.43%) Windows Server
3 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (11.59%) Linux
5 3 (4.35%) Debian
5 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.35%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.90%) CentOS
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) ITIL
2 13 (18.84%) ITIL V3
3 11 (15.94%) MVC
4 10 (14.49%) Analytics
5 8 (11.59%) Information Security
6 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.14%) Data Architecture
6 7 (10.14%) TOGAF
7 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 5 (7.25%) MVVM
8 5 (7.25%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (7.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (5.80%) Data Analytics
9 4 (5.80%) Data Management
9 4 (5.80%) Data Protection
9 4 (5.80%) ISMS
9 4 (5.80%) Migration
9 4 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.23%) SQL
2 14 (20.29%) C#
3 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.80%) VB
4 4 (5.80%) VBScript
5 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (49.28%) MCSE
2 19 (27.54%) Degree
2 19 (27.54%) MCITP
3 13 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (17.39%) MCSA
5 9 (13.04%) CCNA
6 7 (10.14%) A+ Certification
6 7 (10.14%) MCP
6 7 (10.14%) MCTS
6 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 6 (8.70%) CITP
7 6 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (4.35%) MCDST
8 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 3 (4.35%) VCP5
9 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.90%) HP MASE
9 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.45%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.45%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (36.23%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.25%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.35%) XenApp
6 2 (2.90%) vSphere
7 1 (1.45%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (20.29%) SCOM
2 7 (10.14%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.80%) MOM
4 2 (2.90%) Nagios
4 2 (2.90%) SCCM
5 1 (1.45%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.45%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 61 (88.41%) Microsoft
2 26 (37.68%) Cisco
3 20 (28.99%) VMware
4 8 (11.59%) Avaya
4 8 (11.59%) HP
5 7 (10.14%) SAP
6 6 (8.70%) EMC
6 6 (8.70%) IBM
6 6 (8.70%) Tableau
7 4 (5.80%) Citrix
7 4 (5.80%) Symantec
8 3 (4.35%) Epicor
8 3 (4.35%) Mitel
8 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.35%) Veeam
9 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.90%) Juniper
9 2 (2.90%) NetIQ
9 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.45%) ESRI