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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 104 100 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -29
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 28 46 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.56% 2.04% 2.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.56% 5.76% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23 33 46
Median salary £38,500 £32,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,579 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £55,000 £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
614 799 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.11% 35.45% 41.82%
Number of salaries quoted 439 542 636
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £24,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 27 July 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 48 (87.27%) Microsoft
2 29 (52.73%) MCSE
3 27 (49.09%) SQL Server
4 25 (45.45%) Windows
5 24 (43.64%) SQL
6 21 (38.18%) MS Excel
7 20 (36.36%) Cisco
8 19 (34.55%) .NET
9 18 (32.73%) C#
10 16 (29.09%) Active Directory
10 16 (29.09%) VMware
11 15 (27.27%) LAN
12 13 (23.64%) WAN
12 13 (23.64%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (23.64%) Linux
12 13 (23.64%) Degree
12 13 (23.64%) Skype for Business
13 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (21.82%) MCSA
13 12 (21.82%) HTML
14 11 (20.00%) MVC
14 11 (20.00%) Hyper-V
14 11 (20.00%) MCITP
14 11 (20.00%) Windows Server
15 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
15 10 (18.18%) MCP
15 10 (18.18%) CCNA
15 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
16 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
16 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET

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 13 (23.64%) Skype for Business
2 10 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.73%) IIS
4 5 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 4 (7.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (7.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.64%) Confluence
6 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.82%) CMS
7 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.82%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (38.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.55%) MS Office
3 4 (7.27%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.82%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Office 365
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.45%) IaaS
3 3 (5.45%) PaaS
4 2 (3.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.27%) LAN
2 13 (23.64%) WAN
3 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.73%) SAN
5 6 (10.91%) CTI
5 6 (10.91%) VoIP
6 5 (9.09%) VPN
7 4 (7.27%) DNS
7 4 (7.27%) NAS
7 4 (7.27%) PBX
8 3 (5.45%) DHCP
8 3 (5.45%) Unified Communications
8 3 (5.45%) VLAN
9 2 (3.64%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.64%) Firewall
9 2 (3.64%) LDAP
9 2 (3.64%) Skype
10 1 (1.82%) MPLS
10 1 (1.82%) PABX
10 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (49.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.82%) Big Data
4 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.82%) DataStage
4 1 (1.82%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.82%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Subversion
1 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (7.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.64%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Billing
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Developer
1 12 (21.82%) Support Engineer
2 10 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 8 (14.55%) C# Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Architect
4 7 (12.73%) Consultant
4 7 (12.73%) IT Support
4 7 (12.73%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (10.91%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (10.91%) IT Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Junior
6 5 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 5 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) DBA
7 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (34.55%) .NET
2 12 (21.82%) HTML
3 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
3 9 (16.36%) CSS
4 8 (14.55%) jQuery
5 7 (12.73%) WCF
6 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (9.09%) HTML5
7 5 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
8 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (7.27%) Entity Framework
8 4 (7.27%) LINQ
8 4 (7.27%) LINQ to SQL
8 4 (7.27%) Silverlight
8 4 (7.27%) Web Services
9 3 (5.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (10.91%) IVR
2 6 (10.91%) Replication
3 5 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 5 (9.09%) N-Tier
4 4 (7.27%) Algorithms
4 4 (7.27%) Clustering
4 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.27%) Mathematics
5 3 (5.45%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.64%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (45.45%) Windows
2 13 (23.64%) Linux
3 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.45%) Debian
9 2 (3.64%) CentOS
9 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.82%) Solaris
10 1 (1.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.00%) MVC
2 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.73%) ITIL
4 6 (10.91%) Presales
4 6 (10.91%) Product Management
5 5 (9.09%) Analytics
5 5 (9.09%) Data Architecture
5 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 5 (9.09%) Information Security
5 5 (9.09%) SOA
5 5 (9.09%) TDD
6 4 (7.27%) Information Security Management
6 4 (7.27%) OO
6 4 (7.27%) OOD
6 4 (7.27%) OOP
6 4 (7.27%) Project Management
6 4 (7.27%) Security Management
6 4 (7.27%) UML
6 4 (7.27%) Validation
6 4 (7.27%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) SQL
2 18 (32.73%) C#
3 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 5 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) VB
5 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (52.73%) MCSE
2 13 (23.64%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (23.64%) Degree
3 12 (21.82%) MCSA
4 11 (20.00%) MCITP
5 10 (18.18%) CCNA
5 10 (18.18%) MCP
6 8 (14.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (9.09%) MCTS
8 4 (7.27%) A+ Certification
8 4 (7.27%) VCP5
9 3 (5.45%) HP MASE
9 3 (5.45%) VCP6
9 3 (5.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (3.64%) MCDST
10 2 (3.64%) MCSD
10 2 (3.64%) NCDA
10 2 (3.64%) VCP4
11 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.82%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.09%) vSphere
5 4 (7.27%) vCloud
6 3 (5.45%) Terminal Services
6 3 (5.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (5.45%) XenApp
7 2 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) SCOM
2 3 (5.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (3.64%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.64%) Nagios
3 2 (3.64%) SCDPM
3 2 (3.64%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.64%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) MOM
4 1 (1.82%) SCCM
4 1 (1.82%) vRealize
Vendors
1 48 (87.27%) Microsoft
2 20 (36.36%) Cisco
3 16 (29.09%) VMware
4 8 (14.55%) HP
5 7 (12.73%) Red Hat
6 6 (10.91%) Avaya
6 6 (10.91%) Mitel
7 4 (7.27%) DevExpress
7 4 (7.27%) NEC
7 4 (7.27%) Telerik
8 3 (5.45%) Citrix
8 3 (5.45%) EMC
8 3 (5.45%) NetApp
8 3 (5.45%) Veritas
9 2 (3.64%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.64%) Dell
9 2 (3.64%) Juniper
9 2 (3.64%) NetIQ
10 1 (1.82%) F5
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