The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
South East / Berkshire
Rank 134 101 79
Rank change year-on-year -33 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 52 129 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.54% 2.61% 3.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.40% 7.98% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 46 115 129
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +10.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,700 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £60,000 £72,600
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 963 1616 2028
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.52% 32.69% 37.67%
Number of salaries quoted 698 1256 1357
Median salary £49,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Berkshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Berkshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Berkshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +22 14 £37,500 -31.81% 3
Reading +13 14 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Bracknell +2 7 £52,500 +9.37%
Newbury +15 6 £27,500 -
Maidenhead -15 2 £70,000 +40.00%
Wokingham -2 1 £37,500 -35.89% 1
Windsor - 1 £65,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 108 (76.06%) Microsoft
2 101 (71.13%) Windows
3 95 (66.90%) MCSE
4 87 (61.27%) Active Directory
5 61 (42.96%) SQL Server
6 57 (40.14%) Windows Server
7 50 (35.21%) MS Excel
8 47 (33.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 45 (31.69%) Firewall
9 45 (31.69%) MS Exchange
10 42 (29.58%) Cisco Certification
11 40 (28.17%) SQL
11 40 (28.17%) VMware
12 38 (26.76%) DNS
13 37 (26.06%) MCSA
14 35 (24.65%) Windows Server 2012
15 34 (23.94%) Office 365
16 33 (23.24%) CCNA
17 32 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
17 32 (22.54%) Hyper-V
18 30 (21.13%) TCP/IP
18 30 (21.13%) LAN
19 29 (20.42%) MCP
20 28 (19.72%) Linux
20 28 (19.72%) WAN
20 28 (19.72%) Cisco
21 27 (19.01%) DHCP
22 25 (17.61%) ITIL
23 24 (16.90%) MCITP
24 23 (16.20%) SCCM

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (31.69%) MS Exchange
2 21 (14.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 16 (11.27%) SharePoint
4 13 (9.15%) IIS
4 13 (9.15%) Skype for Business
5 9 (6.34%) Apache
5 9 (6.34%) IBM Notes
5 9 (6.34%) Tomcat
5 9 (6.34%) WebLogic
5 9 (6.34%) WebSphere
6 8 (5.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.23%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (2.11%) Documentum
10 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 50 (35.21%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.04%) MS Office
3 3 (2.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (23.94%) Office 365
2 23 (16.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.41%) IaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.70%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.70%) G Suite
6 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.70%) SaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 45 (31.69%) Firewall
2 38 (26.76%) DNS
3 30 (21.13%) LAN
3 30 (21.13%) TCP/IP
4 28 (19.72%) WAN
5 27 (19.01%) DHCP
6 17 (11.97%) Network Security
7 12 (8.45%) SAN
8 11 (7.75%) VLAN
9 10 (7.04%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (7.04%) SSL
9 10 (7.04%) VoIP
10 8 (5.63%) HTTP
10 8 (5.63%) NAS
10 8 (5.63%) Skype
10 8 (5.63%) SSH
11 7 (4.93%) Intranet
11 7 (4.93%) SMTP
11 7 (4.93%) SNMP
12 6 (4.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (42.96%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (11.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (9.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (8.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (2.11%) InfluxDB
8 3 (2.11%) MySQL
9 1 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (5.63%) JIRA
2 7 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.93%) WinDbg
3 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (8.45%) Finance
2 9 (6.34%) French Language
2 9 (6.34%) German Language
2 9 (6.34%) Portuguese Language
2 9 (6.34%) Spanish Language
3 7 (4.93%) Back Office
4 5 (3.52%) Advertising
5 4 (2.82%) Games
6 2 (1.41%) Automotive
6 2 (1.41%) Legal
6 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (33.80%) Support Engineer
2 33 (23.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (11.97%) Consultant
4 14 (9.86%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (9.86%) Developer
4 14 (9.86%) Technical Support
5 13 (9.15%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 13 (9.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 13 (9.15%) IT Engineer
5 13 (9.15%) Technical Engineer
6 12 (8.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (8.45%) Technical Support Engineer
7 11 (7.75%) Analyst
7 11 (7.75%) IT Support
7 11 (7.75%) IT Support Engineer
7 11 (7.75%) Security Engineer
7 11 (7.75%) Security Support Engineer
7 11 (7.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (7.75%) Windows Engineer
8 10 (7.04%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.56%) .NET
2 14 (9.86%) CSS
2 14 (9.86%) HTML
3 13 (9.15%) ASP.NET
3 13 (9.15%) HTML5
3 13 (9.15%) jQuery
4 12 (8.45%) AngularJS
4 12 (8.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 12 (8.45%) CSS3
5 10 (7.04%) Web Services
6 9 (6.34%) Regular Expression
7 6 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (4.23%) Handlebars
7 6 (4.23%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (4.23%) React
7 6 (4.23%) XML
8 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.70%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.70%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.15%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.93%) Clustering
3 7 (4.93%) PKI
4 6 (4.23%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.23%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.82%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.11%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.11%) User Experience
8 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.70%) iPad
9 1 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 101 (71.13%) Windows
2 57 (40.14%) Windows Server
3 47 (33.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (24.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (19.72%) Linux
6 21 (14.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (11.97%) Windows 7
8 11 (7.75%) Unix
9 9 (6.34%) Mac OS
9 9 (6.34%) Windows NT
10 5 (3.52%) Windows 10
10 5 (3.52%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.82%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.82%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.82%) Windows Vista
12 3 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.61%) ITIL
2 13 (9.15%) MVC
2 13 (9.15%) SDLC
3 12 (8.45%) High Availability
3 12 (8.45%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (7.75%) Presales
5 10 (7.04%) OWASP
6 9 (6.34%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.34%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (6.34%) Migration
7 8 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (5.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (4.93%) Mentoring
8 7 (4.93%) Problem Management
8 7 (4.93%) Web Development
9 6 (4.23%) Document Management
9 6 (4.23%) Web Application Development
10 5 (3.52%) Analytics
10 5 (3.52%) Service Delivery
11 4 (2.82%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.17%) SQL
2 20 (14.08%) PowerShell
3 15 (10.56%) C#
4 14 (9.86%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.34%) Python
5 9 (6.34%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.63%) Bash Shell
6 8 (5.63%) VBScript
7 6 (4.23%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 95 (66.90%) MCSE
2 42 (29.58%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (26.06%) MCSA
4 33 (23.24%) CCNA
5 29 (20.42%) MCP
6 24 (16.90%) MCITP
7 16 (11.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (9.86%) CCNP
8 14 (9.86%) CISSP
9 12 (8.45%) MCTS
10 9 (6.34%) CEH
10 9 (6.34%) CompTIA Security+
10 9 (6.34%) Security Cleared
10 9 (6.34%) Security+ Certification
11 7 (4.93%) CCVP
12 6 (4.23%) Degree
12 6 (4.23%) SC Cleared
13 5 (3.52%) MCSD
14 3 (2.11%) DV Cleared
14 3 (2.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) PCI DSS
2 9 (6.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) GPG13
System Software
1 87 (61.27%) Active Directory
2 32 (22.54%) Hyper-V
2 32 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.63%) Samba
3 8 (5.63%) vSphere
4 7 (4.93%) ISA Server
5 3 (2.11%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.11%) vCloud
5 3 (2.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.11%) XenApp
6 1 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (16.20%) SCCM
2 5 (3.52%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.82%) WSUS
4 3 (2.11%) Grafana
4 3 (2.11%) Graphite
4 3 (2.11%) Kibana
4 3 (2.11%) SCOM
4 3 (2.11%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.41%) Nagios
5 2 (1.41%) vMotion
6 1 (0.70%) Ansible
6 1 (0.70%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.70%) Nessus
6 1 (0.70%) Nmap
6 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.70%) Puppet
6 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 108 (76.06%) Microsoft
2 40 (28.17%) VMware
3 28 (19.72%) Cisco
4 20 (14.08%) HP
5 14 (9.86%) Citrix
6 11 (7.75%) Dell
6 11 (7.75%) Oracle
7 9 (6.34%) Lotus
7 9 (6.34%) Novell
8 8 (5.63%) Dell KACE
8 8 (5.63%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (5.63%) Splunk
9 5 (3.52%) Avaya
9 5 (3.52%) NetApp
9 5 (3.52%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.82%) LogRhythm
10 4 (2.82%) Snow
10 4 (2.82%) Veeam
11 3 (2.11%) Apple
11 3 (2.11%) Mitel
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