The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Windsor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 13 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 8.96% 6.25% 2.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.69% 30.30% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 2
Average salary £47,500 £27,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.72% -38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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 Windsor region.

Qualifications Category
Windsor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29 33 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 43.28% 20.63% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 32 10
Average salary £47,500 £27,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.72% -38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £50,000
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 Windsor

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

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Windsor

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Windsor

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Windsor

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Windsor region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Windsor

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Windsor 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 9 (81.82%) MCITP
2 8 (72.73%) CCNA
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (63.64%) MCSE
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) RHCA
5 5 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
5 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (45.45%) RHCSA
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
6 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 4 (36.36%) MCSA
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) Legal
7 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (27.27%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (27.27%) Lync
7 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (27.27%) CRM
7 3 (27.27%) SLA
7 3 (27.27%) CCNP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Windsor 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 (27.27%) Lync
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) NAS
2 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) Intranet
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) MCITP
2 8 (72.73%) CCNA
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (63.64%) MCSE
4 5 (45.45%) RHCSA
4 5 (45.45%) RHCA
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (36.36%) MCSA
6 3 (27.27%) CCNP
7 1 (9.09%) MCTS
7 1 (9.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Avaya
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec