The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 46 51 27
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 17 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.85% 2.60% 6.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.93% 8.37% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 40
Average salary £37,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.72% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £28,500 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Qualifications Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
202 203 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 41.06% 30.99% 34.83%
Number of salaries quoted 179 159 163
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
Berkshire

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 25 July 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Slough

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 34 (91.89%) Microsoft
2 24 (64.86%) MCITP
3 22 (59.46%) Windows
4 18 (48.65%) SQL
5 17 (45.95%) MCSE
5 17 (45.95%) MCTS
6 16 (43.24%) Cisco
6 16 (43.24%) HP
6 16 (43.24%) Dell
7 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
8 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
9 11 (29.73%) SAN
9 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (29.73%) C#
9 11 (29.73%) HTML
9 11 (29.73%) .NET
9 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
9 11 (29.73%) Hyper-V
10 10 (27.03%) Firewall
10 10 (27.03%) MS Office
10 10 (27.03%) CCNA
10 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (24.32%) Office 365
11 9 (24.32%) VMware
11 9 (24.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (21.62%) Degree
12 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
12 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
12 8 (21.62%) SharePoint

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.51%) CMS
2 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.41%) Lync
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 10 (27.03%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) SAN
2 10 (27.03%) Firewall
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (16.22%) NAS
3 6 (16.22%) LDAP
4 5 (13.51%) VPN
5 3 (8.11%) DNS
5 3 (8.11%) Internet
5 3 (8.11%) VoIP
5 3 (8.11%) DHCP
5 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.11%) iSCSI
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
1 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.11%) German Language
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
2 2 (5.41%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (16.22%) Team Leader
2 6 (16.22%) SharePoint Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Desktop Team Leader
3 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Web Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Desktop Support
4 4 (10.81%) Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Support Team Leader
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 4 (10.81%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) HTML
1 11 (29.73%) .NET
2 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
3 6 (16.22%) CSS
3 6 (16.22%) Web Services
3 6 (16.22%) XML
3 6 (16.22%) WSDL
3 6 (16.22%) Ajax
3 6 (16.22%) WCF
3 6 (16.22%) jQuery
3 6 (16.22%) HTML5
3 6 (16.22%) CSS3
4 3 (8.11%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (8.11%) LINQ to SQL
4 3 (8.11%) LINQ
4 3 (8.11%) ADO.NET
4 3 (8.11%) XSL
5 2 (5.41%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) EqualLogic
2 6 (16.22%) Blackberry
3 4 (10.81%) Replication
4 3 (8.11%) N-Tier
4 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (16.22%) Android
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.70%) VMS
8 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) Content Management
2 5 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (13.51%) Web Accessibility
2 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.81%) ITIL
4 3 (8.11%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (8.11%) OO
4 3 (8.11%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.41%) ERP
5 2 (5.41%) ETL
5 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) High Availability
6 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.70%) Database Tuning
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) C#
3 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) MCITP
2 17 (45.95%) MCSE
2 17 (45.95%) MCTS
3 10 (27.03%) CCNA
3 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (24.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (21.62%) Degree
6 7 (18.92%) CCNP
6 7 (18.92%) MCSA
6 7 (18.92%) MCP
7 6 (16.22%) MCSD
7 6 (16.22%) MCDBA
8 5 (13.51%) NCDA
8 5 (13.51%) NCIE
8 5 (13.51%) VCAP
9 3 (8.11%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 11 (29.73%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.22%) vSphere
4 5 (13.51%) VMware ESX
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (13.51%) XenApp
4 5 (13.51%) XenServer
4 5 (13.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) NetBackup
2 5 (13.51%) Backup Exec
3 3 (8.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (43.24%) HP
2 16 (43.24%) Dell
2 16 (43.24%) Cisco
3 9 (24.32%) VMware
4 6 (16.22%) Avaya
5 5 (13.51%) EMC
5 5 (13.51%) Citrix
5 5 (13.51%) PlateSpin
5 5 (13.51%) NetApp
5 5 (13.51%) Symantec
5 5 (13.51%) Veeam
6 3 (8.11%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (8.11%) CA
7 1 (2.70%) IBM
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