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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 102 92 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -31
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 31 61 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.78% 2.68% 3.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.81% 7.25% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 28 50 71
Median salary £30,750 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.14% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £23,579 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £90,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -4.05%
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
644 841 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 37.01% 36.98% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 486 533 620
Median salary £55,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,525 £23,579 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 58 (87.88%) Microsoft
2 32 (48.48%) MCSE
3 26 (39.39%) SQL
4 25 (37.88%) Windows
4 25 (37.88%) Cisco
5 21 (31.82%) MS Excel
5 21 (31.82%) ITIL
6 20 (30.30%) SQL Server
6 20 (30.30%) Active Directory
7 19 (28.79%) MCITP
7 19 (28.79%) Degree
8 17 (25.76%) Skype for Business
8 17 (25.76%) VMware
8 17 (25.76%) Windows Server
9 16 (24.24%) .NET
10 15 (22.73%) C#
11 14 (21.21%) HTML
11 14 (21.21%) MS Exchange
11 14 (21.21%) SCOM
12 13 (19.70%) MVC
13 12 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (18.18%) ITIL V3
13 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (16.67%) LAN
14 11 (16.67%) MCSA
15 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
15 10 (15.15%) Analytics
16 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
16 9 (13.64%) CSS

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 (25.76%) Skype for Business
2 14 (21.21%) MS Exchange
3 9 (13.64%) Office Communications Server
4 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.03%) CMS
6 2 (3.03%) Confluence
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.03%) IIS
6 2 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (3.03%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 21 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.06%) MS Office
3 3 (4.55%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.52%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Office 365
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) IaaS
3 1 (1.52%) PaaS
3 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) LAN
2 9 (13.64%) Unified Communications
2 9 (13.64%) WAN
3 6 (9.09%) DNS
3 6 (9.09%) SAN
4 5 (7.58%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (7.58%) DHCP
4 5 (7.58%) VPN
4 5 (7.58%) WebEx
5 4 (6.06%) NAS
5 4 (6.06%) PABX
5 4 (6.06%) Skype
6 3 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.55%) VLAN
7 2 (3.03%) Firewall
7 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.52%) MPLS
8 1 (1.52%) SMTP
8 1 (1.52%) SSL
8 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) Big Data
2 6 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (9.09%) DataStage
2 6 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
2 6 (9.09%) SAP BW
2 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Subversion
1 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Billing
3 1 (1.52%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) German Language
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Developer
2 14 (21.21%) Support Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 9 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 9 (13.64%) Architect
4 9 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
4 9 (13.64%) Lync Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) IT Support
6 7 (10.61%) IT Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Administrator
7 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 6 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Junior
7 6 (9.09%) Software Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Communications Support Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) SQL Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) .NET
2 14 (21.21%) HTML
3 10 (15.15%) ASP.NET
4 9 (13.64%) CSS
5 8 (12.12%) jQuery
5 8 (12.12%) WCF
6 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 5 (7.58%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (7.58%) WPF
6 5 (7.58%) XML
7 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
7 4 (6.06%) HTML5
8 3 (4.55%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (4.55%) Entity Framework
8 3 (4.55%) LINQ
8 3 (4.55%) LINQ to SQL
8 3 (4.55%) Silverlight
8 3 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.09%) Smart Meter
4 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.58%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.55%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.55%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.55%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.03%) CLARiiON
6 2 (3.03%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.52%) Clustering
7 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.88%) Windows
2 17 (25.76%) Windows Server
3 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (13.64%) Linux
6 3 (4.55%) Debian
6 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.55%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.03%) CentOS
8 1 (1.52%) Solaris
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) ITIL
2 13 (19.70%) MVC
3 12 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 10 (15.15%) Analytics
5 9 (13.64%) Data Architecture
6 8 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (10.61%) Information Security
8 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Analysis
8 6 (9.09%) TOGAF
9 5 (7.58%) MVVM
9 5 (7.58%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (7.58%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (7.58%) TDD
10 4 (6.06%) Data Management
10 4 (6.06%) Data Protection
10 4 (6.06%) Information Security Management
10 4 (6.06%) ISMS
10 4 (6.06%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (39.39%) SQL
2 15 (22.73%) C#
3 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.06%) VB
4 4 (6.06%) VB.NET
4 4 (6.06%) VBScript
5 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (48.48%) MCSE
2 19 (28.79%) Degree
2 19 (28.79%) MCITP
3 12 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (16.67%) MCSA
5 8 (12.12%) CCNA
6 7 (10.61%) MCTS
7 6 (9.09%) A+ Certification
7 6 (9.09%) CITP
7 6 (9.09%) MCP
7 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 5 (7.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (6.06%) VCP5
10 3 (4.55%) HP MASE
10 3 (4.55%) MCDST
11 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (3.03%) MCSD
11 2 (3.03%) NCDA
11 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
11 2 (3.03%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.58%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.55%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.03%) vSphere
5 2 (3.03%) XenApp
6 1 (1.52%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) SCOM
2 4 (6.06%) Backup Exec
2 4 (6.06%) MOM
3 2 (3.03%) Nagios
3 2 (3.03%) SCCM
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 58 (87.88%) Microsoft
2 25 (37.88%) Cisco
3 17 (25.76%) VMware
4 8 (12.12%) Avaya
4 8 (12.12%) HP
5 6 (9.09%) EMC
5 6 (9.09%) IBM
5 6 (9.09%) SAP
5 6 (9.09%) Tableau
6 3 (4.55%) DevExpress
6 3 (4.55%) Mitel
6 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.55%) Telerik
7 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.03%) Dell
7 2 (3.03%) Epicor
7 2 (3.03%) Juniper
7 2 (3.03%) NetApp
7 2 (3.03%) NetIQ
7 2 (3.03%) Symantec
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