Period
to 12 December 2018

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 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 139 103
Rank change year-on-year +13 -36 +23
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 142 117 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.35% 1.81% 2.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.77% 6.32% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 106 58 222
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £45,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.88% +7.06% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,888 £26,925
90th Percentile £87,500 £72,500 £71,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,619 1,852 2,699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.80% 28.71% 31.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,122 1,430 1,989
Berkshire median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,738 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £78,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +40 53 £75,000 +66.67% 10
Maidenhead -19 35 £55,000 +57.14%
Bracknell -6 33 £27,500 -54.17%
Slough -10 4 £34,000 -2.86% 2
Wokingham +17 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Windsor -5 3 £25,500 -12.07%
Newbury +11 1 - - 1
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 111 (78.17%) Microsoft
2 110 (77.46%) MCSE
3 104 (73.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 93 (65.49%) Active Directory
5 64 (45.07%) Office 365
6 63 (44.37%) MCSA
7 60 (42.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 51 (35.92%) ITIL
9 50 (35.21%) Windows
10 44 (30.99%) SQL
11 42 (29.58%) Project Management
12 41 (28.87%) Presales
13 39 (27.46%) Amazon AWS
14 38 (26.76%) Network Security
15 37 (26.06%) Web Services
16 35 (24.65%) Vendor Relationship Management
17 34 (23.94%) Thought Leadership
17 34 (23.94%) MCITP
18 33 (23.24%) Microsoft Office
19 32 (22.54%) Amazon EC2
19 32 (22.54%) Amazon S3
19 32 (22.54%) Amazon RDS
20 31 (21.83%) Amazon EMR
20 31 (21.83%) Amazon Kinesis
20 31 (21.83%) Relational Database
20 31 (21.83%) Amazon Redshift
20 31 (21.83%) AWS Lambda
20 31 (21.83%) Identity Access Management
20 31 (21.83%) Cosmos DB
20 31 (21.83%) Serverless

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring 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 9 (6.34%) IIS
2 8 (5.63%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.41%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (23.24%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.70%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.70%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 104 (73.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (45.07%) Office 365
3 60 (42.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 39 (27.46%) Amazon AWS
5 32 (22.54%) Amazon EC2
5 32 (22.54%) Amazon S3
6 31 (21.83%) Amazon EMR
6 31 (21.83%) Amazon Kinesis
6 31 (21.83%) Amazon SQS
6 31 (21.83%) AWS Lambda
6 31 (21.83%) Serverless
7 17 (11.97%) SaaS
8 5 (3.52%) IaaS
8 5 (3.52%) PaaS
9 4 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (2.11%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (26.76%) Network Security
2 13 (9.15%) WAN
3 12 (8.45%) DNS
4 11 (7.75%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.34%) DHCP
6 7 (4.93%) SAN
7 6 (4.23%) Firewall
7 6 (4.23%) LAN
8 4 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (2.82%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (2.11%) VLAN
10 2 (1.41%) FCoE
10 2 (1.41%) NAS
10 2 (1.41%) SNMP
10 2 (1.41%) VPN
11 1 (0.70%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.70%) Skype
11 1 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.54%) Amazon RDS
2 31 (21.83%) Amazon Redshift
2 31 (21.83%) Cosmos DB
2 31 (21.83%) RDBMS
2 31 (21.83%) Relational Database
3 18 (12.68%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.23%) Blockchain
5 4 (2.82%) Data Lake
6 3 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.11%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.11%) Power BI
6 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.41%) Big Data
7 2 (1.41%) HDInsight
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.41%) JIRA
2 2 (1.41%) Redmine
3 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (7.75%) Finance
2 2 (1.41%) Advertising
2 2 (1.41%) Billing
2 2 (1.41%) Legal
2 2 (1.41%) Retail
3 1 (0.70%) Banking
3 1 (0.70%) Marketing
3 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (30.99%) Architect
2 35 (24.65%) Cloud Architect
3 34 (23.94%) Solutions Architect
4 32 (22.54%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 32 (22.54%) Lead Architect
5 26 (18.31%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 15 (10.56%) Consultant
7 13 (9.15%) Subject Matter Expert
8 10 (7.04%) Senior Consultant
9 9 (6.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.63%) Developer
10 8 (5.63%) Technical Architect
11 7 (4.93%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 7 (4.93%) Administrator
11 7 (4.93%) Desktop Engineer
11 7 (4.93%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.93%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (4.23%) C# Developer
12 6 (4.23%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (4.23%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (26.06%) Web Services
2 30 (21.13%) .NET
3 28 (19.72%) ASP.NET
4 22 (15.49%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (14.08%) OAuth
5 20 (14.08%) SAML
6 6 (4.23%) CSS
6 6 (4.23%) HTML
6 6 (4.23%) jQuery
6 6 (4.23%) React
6 6 (4.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.70%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.49%) CESG
2 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.23%) NHS
4 5 (3.52%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.41%) Clustering
6 2 (1.41%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.41%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.41%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.70%) Robotics
7 1 (0.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 50 (35.21%) Windows
2 23 (16.20%) Windows Server
3 14 (9.86%) Linux
4 13 (9.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (7.75%) Windows 10
6 10 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (6.34%) Unix
8 6 (4.23%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.41%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.92%) ITIL
2 42 (29.58%) Project Management
3 41 (28.87%) Presales
4 35 (24.65%) Vendor Relationship Management
5 34 (23.94%) Thought Leadership
6 31 (21.83%) Identity Access Management
7 27 (19.01%) Enterprise Architecture
8 22 (15.49%) Computer Science
8 22 (15.49%) PRINCE2
9 21 (14.79%) B2B
9 21 (14.79%) B2C
10 19 (13.38%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (11.27%) Change Management
11 16 (11.27%) Workflow
12 13 (9.15%) Service Management
12 13 (9.15%) Technical Leadership
13 11 (7.75%) Business Forecasting
13 11 (7.75%) Logistics
13 11 (7.75%) Strategic Thinking
13 11 (7.75%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.99%) SQL
2 24 (16.90%) Python
3 22 (15.49%) Java
3 22 (15.49%) PL/SQL
3 22 (15.49%) Scala
3 22 (15.49%) Shell Script
4 8 (5.63%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.93%) C#
6 6 (4.23%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.23%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.41%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.41%) C
8 1 (0.70%) Korn
Qualifications
1 110 (77.46%) MCSE
2 63 (44.37%) MCSA
3 34 (23.94%) MCITP
4 30 (21.13%) Degree
5 28 (19.72%) Security Cleared
6 22 (15.49%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (7.04%) CCNA
7 10 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (4.93%) MCP
9 6 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (3.52%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (3.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (2.11%) AWS Certification
12 3 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (2.11%) MCTS
13 2 (1.41%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (1.41%) SANS
13 2 (1.41%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (1.41%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.27%) Data Quality
2 7 (4.93%) GDPR
3 5 (3.52%) SLA
4 2 (1.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 93 (65.49%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.75%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.52%) vSphere
5 2 (1.41%) Docker
5 2 (1.41%) Firmware
5 2 (1.41%) HDFS
5 2 (1.41%) NFS
5 2 (1.41%) Samba
5 2 (1.41%) vCloud
5 2 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.41%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.70%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.70%) XenApp
6 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (3.52%) Ansible
2 4 (2.82%) Puppet
2 4 (2.82%) SCCM
3 3 (2.11%) Nagios
4 2 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.41%) SCOM
4 2 (1.41%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 111 (78.17%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.38%) VMware
3 7 (4.93%) Cisco
4 5 (3.52%) Apple
4 5 (3.52%) CyberArk
4 5 (3.52%) ServiceNow
5 4 (2.82%) EMC
5 4 (2.82%) NetApp
6 3 (2.11%) Adobe
6 3 (2.11%) Dell
6 3 (2.11%) Google
6 3 (2.11%) HP
7 2 (1.41%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.41%) Citrix
7 2 (1.41%) Juniper
7 2 (1.41%) NETGEAR
7 2 (1.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.41%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.41%) SonicWALL
7 2 (1.41%) Sophos