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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 71 101 72
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -29
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 50 49 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.06% 2.00% 3.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.06% 5.16% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 43 47 56
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
552 949 1130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.76% 38.81% 42.72%
Number of salaries quoted 343 689 590
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,001 £67,500 £67,500
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 10 December 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 73 (85.88%) Microsoft
2 56 (65.88%) Windows
3 47 (55.29%) MCSE
3 47 (55.29%) SQL Server
4 43 (50.59%) Active Directory
5 39 (45.88%) TCP/IP
5 39 (45.88%) VMware
6 36 (42.35%) Cisco
7 34 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (38.82%) MCITP
9 30 (35.29%) Hyper-V
10 29 (34.12%) MS Excel
11 26 (30.59%) Linux
11 26 (30.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (28.24%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (27.06%) CCNA
13 23 (27.06%) SharePoint
13 23 (27.06%) .NET
13 23 (27.06%) C#
13 23 (27.06%) SQL
13 23 (27.06%) IIS
13 23 (27.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 23 (27.06%) Office 365
14 22 (25.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 22 (25.88%) vSphere
14 22 (25.88%) Red Hat
15 21 (24.71%) Windows Server 2003
15 21 (24.71%) HP
16 20 (23.53%) LAN
16 20 (23.53%) MCP

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 23 (27.06%) IIS
1 23 (27.06%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.94%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.94%) Skype for Business
3 5 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.35%) Apache
6 2 (2.35%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.18%) Documentum
7 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (34.12%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.59%) MS Office
2 9 (10.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (27.06%) Office 365
2 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (14.12%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.53%) IaaS
6 2 (2.35%) SaaS
7 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (45.88%) TCP/IP
2 20 (23.53%) LAN
3 19 (22.35%) WAN
4 18 (21.18%) DNS
5 16 (18.82%) DHCP
6 11 (12.94%) VoIP
7 9 (10.59%) Firewall
8 8 (9.41%) VLAN
9 7 (8.24%) CTI
10 6 (7.06%) VPN
11 5 (5.88%) Intranet
11 5 (5.88%) PBX
11 5 (5.88%) SAN
12 4 (4.71%) Skype
13 3 (3.53%) Internet
14 2 (2.35%) Intrusion Detection
14 2 (2.35%) Kerberos
14 2 (2.35%) LDAP
14 2 (2.35%) SSL
15 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (55.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.94%) SQL Server 2014
3 9 (10.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (2.35%) MySQL
9 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.06%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Advertising
4 2 (2.35%) French Language
5 1 (1.18%) German Language
5 1 (1.18%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (21.18%) Support Engineer
2 17 (20.00%) Architect
3 16 (18.82%) Technical Architect
4 15 (17.65%) Cloud Architect
4 15 (17.65%) Developer
5 13 (15.29%) Virtualisation Architect
5 13 (15.29%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
6 10 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 10 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) Consultant
7 9 (10.59%) Senior Architect
7 9 (10.59%) Senior Technical Architect
8 8 (9.41%) Technical Support
8 8 (9.41%) Technical Support Engineer
9 7 (8.24%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (7.06%) .NET Developer
10 6 (7.06%) Azure Consultant
10 6 (7.06%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (7.06%) Junior
11 5 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.06%) .NET
2 15 (17.65%) HTML
3 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET
3 14 (16.47%) CSS
3 14 (16.47%) jQuery
4 13 (15.29%) AngularJS
4 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 13 (15.29%) HTML5
5 12 (14.12%) CSS3
6 7 (8.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (7.06%) XML
8 5 (5.88%) Handlebars
8 5 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (5.88%) React
9 2 (2.35%) Web Services
10 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.18%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.18%) WAP
10 1 (1.18%) WCF
10 1 (1.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Data Centre
2 17 (20.00%) Clustering
3 9 (10.59%) N-Tier
4 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (8.24%) IVR
5 7 (8.24%) Replication
6 4 (4.71%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (4.71%) PKI
7 2 (2.35%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (65.88%) Windows
2 26 (30.59%) Linux
2 26 (30.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (25.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (24.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (21.18%) Windows Server
6 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (8.24%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.71%) Unix
9 3 (3.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (3.53%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.53%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.35%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.35%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.35%) Windows NT
10 2 (2.35%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) Presales
2 18 (21.18%) Project Management
3 16 (18.82%) Load Balancing
3 16 (18.82%) Project Planning
3 16 (18.82%) Validation
4 15 (17.65%) MVC
5 13 (15.29%) ITIL
6 12 (14.12%) SDLC
7 9 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (10.59%) Migration
7 9 (10.59%) SOA
8 8 (9.41%) Problem Management
9 7 (8.24%) Product Management
10 6 (7.06%) High Availability
10 6 (7.06%) Web Development
11 5 (5.88%) CRM
11 5 (5.88%) Document Management
11 5 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.88%) Web Application Development
12 4 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.06%) C#
1 23 (27.06%) SQL
2 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.41%) T-SQL
4 5 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 5 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (55.29%) MCSE
2 33 (38.82%) MCITP
3 24 (28.24%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (27.06%) CCNA
4 23 (27.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 20 (23.53%) MCP
6 16 (18.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (16.47%) MCSA
8 10 (11.76%) MCTS
9 6 (7.06%) Security Cleared
10 5 (5.88%) A+ Certification
10 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
11 4 (4.71%) CCNP
11 4 (4.71%) Degree
11 4 (4.71%) VCP5
12 3 (3.53%) CCA
12 3 (3.53%) CCAA
12 3 (3.53%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (3.53%) VCP6
12 3 (3.53%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) SLA
2 3 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (50.59%) Active Directory
2 34 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (35.29%) Hyper-V
4 22 (25.88%) vSphere
5 19 (22.35%) vCloud
6 16 (18.82%) Terminal Services
6 16 (18.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 8 (9.41%) XenApp
8 3 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 9 (10.59%) SCCM
3 5 (5.88%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.71%) SCOM
5 3 (3.53%) PowerCLI
5 3 (3.53%) vRealize
6 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (2.35%) Nessus
6 2 (2.35%) Nmap
7 1 (1.18%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.18%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.18%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (85.88%) Microsoft
2 39 (45.88%) VMware
3 36 (42.35%) Cisco
4 22 (25.88%) Red Hat
5 21 (24.71%) HP
6 16 (18.82%) Veritas
7 10 (11.76%) Citrix
8 9 (10.59%) Avaya
9 7 (8.24%) NetApp
10 6 (7.06%) Mitel
11 5 (5.88%) NEC
11 5 (5.88%) Veeam
12 4 (4.71%) Symantec
13 3 (3.53%) Epicor
13 3 (3.53%) Huawei
13 3 (3.53%) Oracle
14 2 (2.35%) Dell
14 2 (2.35%) Lotus
14 2 (2.35%) Novell
15 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
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