The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 63 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.92% 2.91% 3.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.61% 7.54% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 20
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -15.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
Microsoft Certification
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Qualifications Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
166 199 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.58% 38.64% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 134 178 152
Average salary £52,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.24% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Slough region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Slough

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Slough region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Slough

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 9 (50.00%) CCNA
3 9 (50.00%) Dell
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (38.89%) ITIL
4 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
4 7 (38.89%) MCSE
4 7 (38.89%) MCITP
5 6 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (33.33%) MS Office
5 6 (33.33%) HP
5 6 (33.33%) SLA
5 6 (33.33%) IBM
5 6 (33.33%) Citrix
6 5 (27.78%) Service Management
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 5 (27.78%) Resource Management
7 4 (22.22%) QA
7 4 (22.22%) XenServer
7 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
7 4 (22.22%) Apple
7 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
7 4 (22.22%) CCA
7 4 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (22.22%) VPN
7 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco
8 3 (16.67%) Juniper
8 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 3 (16.67%) Lync
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Site Server
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) VPN
1 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
2 3 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Field Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Trainer
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Support
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Report Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) COM
1 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 3 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (16.67%) iPhone
2 3 (16.67%) iPad
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) Service Management
3 5 (27.78%) Resource Management
4 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 3 (16.67%) Line Management
4 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (11.11%) Change Control
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) CCNA
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (38.89%) MCITP
2 7 (38.89%) MCSE
3 5 (27.78%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) CCA
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (5.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
2 4 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) XenServer
3 1 (5.56%) MetaFrame
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) DameWare
1 3 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Dell
3 6 (33.33%) Citrix
3 6 (33.33%) HP
3 6 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (22.22%) Apple
5 3 (16.67%) McAfee
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco
5 3 (16.67%) Juniper
5 3 (16.67%) Bomgar
5 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 3 (16.67%) Dell KACE
6 2 (11.11%) VMware
7 1 (5.56%) LANDesk
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