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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 47 48 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 21 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.91% 3.35% 6.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.54% 10.71% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 37
Average salary £37,000 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.42% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £22,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,250 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
199 196 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 38.64% 31.31% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 178 152 174
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Slough

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 33 (97.06%) Microsoft
2 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) MCITP
3 19 (55.88%) MCSE
4 17 (50.00%) SQL
4 17 (50.00%) Cisco
5 15 (44.12%) HP
5 15 (44.12%) Dell
6 13 (38.24%) MCTS
7 11 (32.35%) Firewall
7 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (32.35%) SAN
7 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (32.35%) CCNA
7 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
7 11 (32.35%) Hyper-V
8 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
8 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
9 9 (26.47%) MS Office
9 9 (26.47%) Office 365
9 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (23.53%) EqualLogic
10 8 (23.53%) Web Services
10 8 (23.53%) MCP
10 8 (23.53%) .NET
10 8 (23.53%) C#
10 8 (23.53%) HTML
10 8 (23.53%) MCSA
10 8 (23.53%) VMware
10 8 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.88%) CMS
4 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
4 2 (5.88%) Apache
4 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.94%) Lync
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 9 (26.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) SAN
1 11 (32.35%) Firewall
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (17.65%) NAS
2 6 (17.65%) LDAP
3 5 (14.71%) Internet
3 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.71%) VPN
3 5 (14.71%) DNS
4 3 (8.82%) DHCP
4 3 (8.82%) iSCSI
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.88%) Network Security
5 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (5.88%) WAN
5 2 (5.88%) LAN
6 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
1 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) German Language
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (17.65%) Team Leader
2 6 (17.65%) SharePoint Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Desktop Team Leader
3 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 4 (11.76%) Support Team Leader
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) Administrator
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) HTML
1 8 (23.53%) .NET
1 8 (23.53%) Web Services
2 6 (17.65%) XML
2 6 (17.65%) WSDL
2 6 (17.65%) Ajax
2 6 (17.65%) CSS
2 6 (17.65%) WCF
2 6 (17.65%) jQuery
2 6 (17.65%) HTML5
2 6 (17.65%) CSS3
3 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.82%) ADO.NET
4 3 (8.82%) XSL
4 3 (8.82%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (8.82%) LINQ to SQL
4 3 (8.82%) LINQ
5 2 (5.88%) Regular Expression
5 2 (5.88%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) EqualLogic
2 6 (17.65%) Blackberry
3 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.82%) N-Tier
4 3 (8.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (17.65%) Android
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
7 2 (5.88%) Linux
7 2 (5.88%) Windows NT
7 2 (5.88%) UNIX
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL
1 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Migration
1 5 (14.71%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (8.82%) Software Deployment
2 3 (8.82%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (8.82%) OO
3 2 (5.88%) ERP
3 2 (5.88%) ETL
3 2 (5.88%) Content Management
3 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.88%) Time Management
3 2 (5.88%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) MCITP
2 19 (55.88%) MCSE
3 13 (38.24%) MCTS
4 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (32.35%) CCNA
5 8 (23.53%) MCP
5 8 (23.53%) MCSA
5 8 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (17.65%) MCDBA
6 6 (17.65%) CCNP
6 6 (17.65%) MCSD
7 5 (14.71%) Degree
7 5 (14.71%) NCDA
7 5 (14.71%) NCIE
7 5 (14.71%) VCAP
8 3 (8.82%) VCP5
9 2 (5.88%) CEH
9 2 (5.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Hyper-V
2 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
3 5 (14.71%) VMware ESX
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (14.71%) XenApp
3 5 (14.71%) XenServer
3 5 (14.71%) XenDesktop
3 5 (14.71%) vSphere
3 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.88%) Nmap
4 2 (5.88%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) NetBackup
1 5 (14.71%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.82%) SCVMM
3 2 (5.88%) Nessus
3 2 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) Microsoft
2 17 (50.00%) Cisco
3 15 (44.12%) HP
3 15 (44.12%) Dell
4 8 (23.53%) VMware
5 6 (17.65%) Avaya
6 5 (14.71%) EMC
6 5 (14.71%) Citrix
6 5 (14.71%) PlateSpin
6 5 (14.71%) NetApp
6 5 (14.71%) Symantec
6 5 (14.71%) Veeam
7 3 (8.82%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (8.82%) CA
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle
8 2 (5.88%) Novell
8 2 (5.88%) Lotus
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