The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 48 55
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 2.17% 3.45% 2.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.19% 9.68% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 6
Median salary £52,500 £49,000 £90,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -45.55%  
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 Bracknell.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bracknell
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 113 186 264
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 34.98% 35.63% 49.53%
Number of salaries quoted 80 133 171
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £56,540
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell 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 Bracknell

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Bracknell

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Bracknell

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Bracknell over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 30 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) MCSE
2 8 (88.89%) MCITP
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (77.78%) MCSA
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) vSphere
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) OWASP
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) Network Design
5 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) PKI
5 1 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (77.78%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (88.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) OWASP
2 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) MCITP
1 8 (88.89%) MCSE
2 7 (77.78%) MCSA
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) vMotion
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat