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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 83 109 87
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 24 36 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.87% 1.74% 2.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.39% 4.80% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18 34 52
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £33,950 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £57,600 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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
445 750 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.74% 36.21% 41.81%
Number of salaries quoted 293 554 606
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 20 February 2017.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 58 (85.29%) Microsoft
2 37 (54.41%) Windows
3 36 (52.94%) MCSE
4 34 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 31 (45.59%) Active Directory
6 28 (41.18%) MS Excel
7 24 (35.29%) Cisco
7 24 (35.29%) VMware
8 22 (32.35%) TCP/IP
9 20 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (29.41%) Hyper-V
10 19 (27.94%) Office 365
10 19 (27.94%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (26.47%) MCP
11 18 (26.47%) CCNA
11 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (25.00%) MCITP
12 17 (25.00%) SQL
12 17 (25.00%) SharePoint
13 16 (23.53%) HP
14 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (20.59%) Linux
14 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (20.59%) Presales
15 13 (19.12%) Windows Server
15 13 (19.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (19.12%) ITIL
15 13 (19.12%) C#
15 13 (19.12%) .NET
16 12 (17.65%) HTML

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 17 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (17.65%) IIS
3 10 (14.71%) MS Exchange
3 10 (14.71%) Skype for Business
4 5 (7.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (7.35%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (4.41%) Documentum
6 2 (2.94%) Apache
6 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.82%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.94%) Office 365
2 14 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.94%) IaaS
4 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.35%) TCP/IP
2 11 (16.18%) LAN
3 10 (14.71%) Firewall
3 10 (14.71%) WAN
4 9 (13.24%) DHCP
4 9 (13.24%) DNS
5 8 (11.76%) Skype
5 8 (11.76%) VLAN
6 7 (10.29%) VPN
7 6 (8.82%) Unified Communications
8 5 (7.35%) Intranet
9 4 (5.88%) VoIP
10 3 (4.41%) Internet
10 3 (4.41%) IP Telephony
11 2 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (2.94%) Kerberos
11 2 (2.94%) PABX
11 2 (2.94%) PBX
11 2 (2.94%) SAN
11 2 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.18%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (2.94%) MySQL
7 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Advertising
3 2 (2.94%) French Language
4 1 (1.47%) German Language
4 1 (1.47%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (20.59%) Support Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Consultant
2 12 (17.65%) Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Architect
4 9 (13.24%) Technical Architect
5 8 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (10.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (10.29%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Administrator
7 6 (8.82%) DBA
7 6 (8.82%) Junior
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Architect
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Technical Architect
7 6 (8.82%) SQL DBA
7 6 (8.82%) Virtualisation Architect
7 6 (8.82%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
8 5 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Junior C# Developer
8 5 (7.35%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) .NET
2 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET
2 12 (17.65%) CSS
2 12 (17.65%) HTML
2 12 (17.65%) HTML5
2 12 (17.65%) jQuery
3 11 (16.18%) AngularJS
3 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 11 (16.18%) CSS3
4 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (7.35%) Handlebars
5 5 (7.35%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (7.35%) React
5 5 (7.35%) XML
6 2 (2.94%) Web Services
7 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.47%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.47%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Clustering
2 9 (13.24%) Data Centre
3 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.82%) N-Tier
5 4 (5.88%) PKI
6 3 (4.41%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 37 (54.41%) Windows
2 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (20.59%) Linux
3 14 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (19.12%) Windows Server
5 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (10.29%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.88%) Unix
9 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.94%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.94%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) Presales
2 13 (19.12%) ITIL
3 12 (17.65%) MVC
3 12 (17.65%) SDLC
4 9 (13.24%) Load Balancing
4 9 (13.24%) Project Management
4 9 (13.24%) Project Planning
4 9 (13.24%) Validation
5 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.29%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.82%) Migration
6 6 (8.82%) Problem Management
6 6 (8.82%) SOA
6 6 (8.82%) Web Development
7 5 (7.35%) Document Management
7 5 (7.35%) High Availability
7 5 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.35%) Web Application Development
8 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) SQL
2 13 (19.12%) C#
3 12 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (52.94%) MCSE
2 19 (27.94%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (26.47%) CCNA
3 18 (26.47%) MCP
4 17 (25.00%) MCITP
5 13 (19.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (16.18%) MCSA
7 9 (13.24%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (11.76%) MCTS
8 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
9 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
10 4 (5.88%) CCNP
11 3 (4.41%) A+ Certification
11 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
12 2 (2.94%) CEH
12 2 (2.94%) CISSP
12 2 (2.94%) Degree
13 1 (1.47%) CCENT
13 1 (1.47%) RHCA
13 1 (1.47%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (45.59%) Active Directory
2 20 (29.41%) Hyper-V
2 20 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.71%) vSphere
4 9 (13.24%) Terminal Services
4 9 (13.24%) vCloud
4 9 (13.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (5.88%) XenApp
6 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (16.18%) SCCM
2 9 (13.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 4 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (4.41%) SCOM
4 3 (4.41%) WSUS
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.94%) Nessus
5 2 (2.94%) Nmap
6 1 (1.47%) Nagios
Vendors
1 58 (85.29%) Microsoft
2 24 (35.29%) Cisco
2 24 (35.29%) VMware
3 16 (23.53%) HP
4 10 (14.71%) Red Hat
5 9 (13.24%) Veritas
6 6 (8.82%) Avaya
6 6 (8.82%) Citrix
7 4 (5.88%) NetApp
8 3 (4.41%) Lumension
8 3 (4.41%) Mitel
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle
8 3 (4.41%) Snow
8 3 (4.41%) Veeam
9 2 (2.94%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.94%) Dell
9 2 (2.94%) Juniper
9 2 (2.94%) Lotus
9 2 (2.94%) Novell
9 2 (2.94%) Symantec
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Posted: 4 days ago
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