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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 60 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 8 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.33% 2.77% 2.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.94% 6.80% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 18
Average salary £25,000 £37,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.43% -26.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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
162 206 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.87% 40.79% 31.16%
Number of salaries quoted 121 183 157
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 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 28 July 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Slough

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 12 (54.55%) Dell
4 11 (50.00%) ITIL
4 11 (50.00%) MCSE
5 10 (45.45%) CCNA
5 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
6 9 (40.91%) VPN
7 8 (36.36%) SLA
7 8 (36.36%) MS Office
7 8 (36.36%) HP
7 8 (36.36%) Citrix
7 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (36.36%) Lync
8 7 (31.82%) MCITP
8 7 (31.82%) Degree
8 7 (31.82%) Apple
8 7 (31.82%) Blackberry
9 6 (27.27%) Juniper
9 6 (27.27%) Mac OS X
9 6 (27.27%) Internet
9 6 (27.27%) McAfee
9 6 (27.27%) IBM
9 6 (27.27%) Asset Management
9 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
9 6 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (27.27%) DameWare
9 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
9 6 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (36.36%) Lync
2 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (4.55%) Site Server
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) VPN
2 6 (27.27%) Internet
2 6 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (18.18%) NetScaler
4 3 (13.64%) DNS
4 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 3 (13.64%) DHCP
4 3 (13.64%) SAN
5 2 (9.09%) SNMP
5 2 (9.09%) LAN
5 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (9.09%) Firewall
5 2 (9.09%) VLAN
5 2 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (4.55%) NAS
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.55%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Support Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Desktop Support
2 6 (27.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Field Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Trainer
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Network Support
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.55%) Ajax
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) WPF
2 1 (4.55%) jQuery
2 1 (4.55%) Ext JS
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) COM
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Blackberry
2 6 (27.27%) iPad
2 6 (27.27%) iPhone
2 6 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Xbox
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) Mac OS X
3 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Apple iOS
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Asset Management
2 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 6 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (27.27%) Line Management
3 5 (22.73%) Resource Management
3 5 (22.73%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (4.55%) SDLC
4 1 (4.55%) MVC
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) OOD
4 1 (4.55%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) MCSE
2 10 (45.45%) CCNA
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (31.82%) MCITP
3 7 (31.82%) Degree
4 6 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (18.18%) CCA
5 4 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (13.64%) MCSA
7 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) SLA
2 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) XenServer
3 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 2 (9.09%) vSphere
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) Samba
3 2 (9.09%) XenApp
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) DameWare
1 6 (27.27%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) Dell
3 8 (36.36%) HP
3 8 (36.36%) Citrix
4 7 (31.82%) Apple
5 6 (27.27%) Juniper
5 6 (27.27%) McAfee
5 6 (27.27%) IBM
5 6 (27.27%) Bomgar
5 6 (27.27%) ServiceNow
5 6 (27.27%) Dell KACE
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco
7 4 (18.18%) VMware
8 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 2 (9.09%) 3PAR
8 2 (9.09%) ProCurve
8 2 (9.09%) Brocade
9 1 (4.55%) LANDesk
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