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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 90 75 41
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -34
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 46 69 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.08% 2.91% 5.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.94% 6.96% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32 47 102
Average salary £31,750 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.29% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%
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
775 992 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.97% 41.80% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 529 632 688
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Reading

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 104 (82.54%) Microsoft
2 97 (76.98%) Windows
3 83 (65.87%) MCSE
4 62 (49.21%) Active Directory
5 59 (46.83%) ITIL
6 56 (44.44%) MS Excel
7 42 (33.33%) MCP
8 41 (32.54%) VMware
9 38 (30.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (29.37%) SQL Server
10 37 (29.37%) HP
11 34 (26.98%) Cisco
12 31 (24.60%) MCSA
12 31 (24.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (24.60%) Hyper-V
13 29 (23.02%) Cisco Certification
13 29 (23.02%) CCNA
13 29 (23.02%) MS Exchange
13 29 (23.02%) TCP/IP
14 28 (22.22%) LAN
15 27 (21.43%) Linux
16 26 (20.63%) WAN
16 26 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
17 25 (19.84%) Security Cleared
18 24 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
18 24 (19.05%) MCITP
18 24 (19.05%) MS Visio
18 24 (19.05%) IIS
19 23 (18.25%) SAN
19 23 (18.25%) SC Cleared

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (23.02%) MS Exchange
2 24 (19.05%) IIS
3 23 (18.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (13.49%) SharePoint
5 16 (12.70%) Lync
6 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.79%) Eucalyptus
10 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 56 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 24 (19.05%) MS Visio
3 15 (11.90%) MS Office
4 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.73%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (6.35%) Office 365
3 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.79%) Nimbula
4 1 (0.79%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.02%) TCP/IP
2 28 (22.22%) LAN
3 26 (20.63%) WAN
4 23 (18.25%) SAN
5 21 (16.67%) DNS
6 20 (15.87%) DHCP
7 15 (11.90%) iSCSI
8 14 (11.11%) VoIP
9 12 (9.52%) NAS
9 12 (9.52%) Firewall
10 7 (5.56%) VPN
11 5 (3.97%) MPLS
11 5 (3.97%) BIG-IP
12 4 (3.17%) Network Security
12 4 (3.17%) Internet
13 2 (1.59%) SSL
13 2 (1.59%) LDAP
13 2 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (1.59%) Unified Communications
14 1 (0.79%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (29.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.73%) Oracle Database
3 10 (7.94%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (7.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (14.29%) Finance
2 13 (10.32%) Retail
3 10 (7.94%) Billing
3 10 (7.94%) Legal
4 3 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.59%) Marketing
5 2 (1.59%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (24.60%) Support Engineer
2 21 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (13.49%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 13 (10.32%) Architect
6 12 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
7 10 (7.94%) Technical Architect
8 9 (7.14%) Administrator
8 9 (7.14%) Analyst
9 8 (6.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.56%) Developer
11 6 (4.76%) Consultant
11 6 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.76%) DBA
11 6 (4.76%) SQL DBA
12 5 (3.97%) Technical Account Manager
12 5 (3.97%) Security Engineer
12 5 (3.97%) Windows Administrator
12 5 (3.97%) Technical Manager
12 5 (3.97%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.94%) Software Packaging
2 9 (7.14%) CSS
2 9 (7.14%) HTML
2 9 (7.14%) .NET
2 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.35%) jQuery
4 6 (4.76%) HTML5
5 5 (3.97%) CSS3
5 5 (3.97%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.97%) Web Services
6 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.38%) XML
7 3 (2.38%) COM
8 2 (1.59%) ADO.NET
8 2 (1.59%) XSLT
8 2 (1.59%) SOAP
8 2 (1.59%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.59%) Application Packaging
8 2 (1.59%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Clustering
2 13 (10.32%) Management Information System
3 12 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 11 (8.73%) N-Tier
5 7 (5.56%) EqualLogic
6 5 (3.97%) Statistics
7 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.17%) Replication
8 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.59%) FMCG
9 1 (0.79%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.79%) DTV
9 1 (0.79%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.79%) PKI
9 1 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.79%) BYOD
9 1 (0.79%) Social Media
9 1 (0.79%) iPad
9 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 97 (76.98%) Windows
2 38 (30.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (24.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (21.43%) Linux
5 26 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (13.49%) Windows 7
7 15 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.76%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.97%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.38%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.59%) UNIX
12 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.79%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.79%) Solaris
12 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (46.83%) ITIL
2 14 (11.11%) Project Management
2 14 (11.11%) Migration
3 13 (10.32%) Configuration Management
4 12 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (8.73%) SOA
6 10 (7.94%) Validation
6 10 (7.94%) TOGAF
6 10 (7.94%) DoDAF
6 10 (7.94%) Project Planning
6 10 (7.94%) Business Development
6 10 (7.94%) Load Balancing
6 10 (7.94%) SABSA
7 8 (6.35%) Product Management
8 7 (5.56%) MVC
9 6 (4.76%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (4.76%) Time Management
10 5 (3.97%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.97%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.67%) SQL
2 9 (7.14%) C#
2 9 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.79%) VB
5 1 (0.79%) C++
5 1 (0.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 83 (65.87%) MCSE
2 42 (33.33%) MCP
3 31 (24.60%) MCSA
4 29 (23.02%) CCNA
4 29 (23.02%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (19.84%) Security Cleared
6 24 (19.05%) MCITP
7 23 (18.25%) SC Cleared
7 23 (18.25%) DV Cleared
8 16 (12.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (7.94%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (7.14%) MCTS
11 8 (6.35%) A+ Certification
11 8 (6.35%) Degree
12 6 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
13 5 (3.97%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (3.17%) Security+ Certification
15 3 (2.38%) CCNP
15 3 (2.38%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.70%) SLA
2 10 (7.94%) COBIT
3 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 62 (49.21%) Active Directory
2 31 (24.60%) Hyper-V
3 24 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 11 (8.73%) vCloud
6 10 (7.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 10 (7.94%) vSphere
7 7 (5.56%) XenDesktop
8 5 (3.97%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.59%) UAG
10 1 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.79%) XenApp
10 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (7.94%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 7 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.17%) SCCM
4 2 (1.59%) SCOM
4 2 (1.59%) Nagios
4 2 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.79%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.79%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 104 (82.54%) Microsoft
2 41 (32.54%) VMware
3 37 (29.37%) HP
4 34 (26.98%) Cisco
5 18 (14.29%) Citrix
6 17 (13.49%) Symantec
7 16 (12.70%) Oracle
8 13 (10.32%) Juniper
9 10 (7.94%) Veritas
9 10 (7.94%) Red Hat
10 8 (6.35%) CheckPoint
10 8 (6.35%) Dell
11 6 (4.76%) F5
12 5 (3.97%) Altiris
13 2 (1.59%) McAfee
13 2 (1.59%) EMC
13 2 (1.59%) Apple
14 1 (0.79%) CA
14 1 (0.79%) NetApp
14 1 (0.79%) Novell
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + CAR, Pension, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £40000 per annum + Uplift and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum £50,000 - £70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Incite Insight
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Incite Insight
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Incite Insight
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
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TechnoRecruit
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago