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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 55 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.93% 4.15% 3.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% 14.11% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 24
Average salary £23,500 £36,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.61% +0.68%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
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 Slough region.

Qualifications Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
165 163 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.95% 29.42% 35.73%
Number of salaries quoted 135 127 212
Average salary £52,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.35% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 21 April 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Slough

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) MCSE
3 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (60.00%) Lync
4 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
6 11 (44.00%) Degree
6 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (44.00%) Cisco
7 10 (40.00%) ITIL
8 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
8 9 (36.00%) VPN
9 8 (32.00%) DNS
9 8 (32.00%) CCNA
9 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (32.00%) WAN
9 8 (32.00%) DHCP
9 8 (32.00%) MS Office
9 8 (32.00%) Office 365
10 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
10 7 (28.00%) C#
10 7 (28.00%) .NET
10 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (28.00%) SLA
10 7 (28.00%) Apple
10 7 (28.00%) Juniper
10 7 (28.00%) Blackberry
10 7 (28.00%) MCTS
10 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 15 (60.00%) Lync
2 9 (36.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (16.00%) IBM Notes
3 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.00%) Site Server
5 1 (4.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Office
2 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) VPN
2 8 (32.00%) DNS
2 8 (32.00%) WAN
2 8 (32.00%) DHCP
3 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (24.00%) Internet
4 6 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (24.00%) VoIP
5 5 (20.00%) Firewall
6 4 (16.00%) RTP
6 4 (16.00%) ISDN
6 4 (16.00%) LAN
7 3 (12.00%) SNMP
7 3 (12.00%) SAN
7 3 (12.00%) VLAN
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (12.00%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (12.00%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (8.00%) PBX
9 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Big Data
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 12 (48.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (24.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Desktop Support
2 6 (24.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Systems Support
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Support
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) CSS
2 3 (12.00%) SOAP
2 3 (12.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) Ajax
2 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (12.00%) JSON
2 3 (12.00%) WPF
2 3 (12.00%) jQuery
2 3 (12.00%) Ext JS
2 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (4.00%) Regular Expression
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (4.00%) MDX
3 1 (4.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (24.00%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (24.00%) iPhone
2 6 (24.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) Xbox
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (28.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (24.00%) Apple iOS
4 6 (24.00%) Mac OS X
4 6 (24.00%) Linux
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Asset Management
2 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (24.00%) Line Management
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) MVC
3 3 (12.00%) OO
3 3 (12.00%) OOD
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Scrum
5 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) ETL
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) ERP
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) C#
2 4 (16.00%) C++
2 4 (16.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (64.00%) MCSE
2 11 (44.00%) Degree
3 8 (32.00%) CCNA
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (28.00%) MCTS
5 6 (24.00%) MCP
5 6 (24.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (16.00%) CCVP
6 4 (16.00%) MCSA
6 4 (16.00%) CNE
6 4 (16.00%) Novell Certification
7 3 (12.00%) MCITP
8 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
8 1 (4.00%) PMP
8 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
8 1 (4.00%) CISA
8 1 (4.00%) CCA
8 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (4.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) Samba
3 3 (12.00%) XenApp
3 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (12.00%) vSphere
3 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.00%) XenServer
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) DameWare
1 6 (24.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (12.00%) SCCM
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 7 (28.00%) Juniper
3 7 (28.00%) Apple
4 6 (24.00%) Bomgar
4 6 (24.00%) ServiceNow
4 6 (24.00%) Dell KACE
4 6 (24.00%) McAfee
4 6 (24.00%) Dell
5 4 (16.00%) Citrix
5 4 (16.00%) Lotus
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle
5 4 (16.00%) VMware
6 3 (12.00%) Brocade
6 3 (12.00%) ProCurve
6 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (12.00%) 3PAR
6 3 (12.00%) HP
7 2 (8.00%) Avaya
8 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
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