Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 106 75
Rank change year-on-year +5 -31 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 53 68 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.13% 2.34% 3.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.76% 10.30% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 47 78 100
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.43% +1.88% +23.08%
10th Percentile £32,100 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £82,000 £65,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 543 660 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.78% 22.69% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 417 519 692
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - +5.92%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Milton Keynes +3 27 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Marlow +25 5 £60,000 +41.18%
Gerrards Cross - 2 £25,000 -
Chesham -4 1 £33,000 -
High Wycombe -8 1 £52,500 - 4
Newport Pagnell - 1 £27,500 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 45 (84.91%) Microsoft
2 33 (62.26%) Windows
3 31 (58.49%) MCSE
4 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
5 25 (47.17%) ITIL
6 23 (43.40%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (39.62%) Office 365
7 21 (39.62%) MCSA
8 18 (33.96%) Windows Server
9 16 (30.19%) VMware
10 14 (26.42%) Citrix
10 14 (26.42%) CCA
10 14 (26.42%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
11 12 (22.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 11 (20.75%) Hyper-V
13 10 (18.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 10 (18.87%) MCP
14 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (16.98%) CCNA
14 9 (16.98%) .NET
14 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Office
14 9 (16.98%) C#
14 9 (16.98%) PCI DSS
14 9 (16.98%) Cybersecurity
15 8 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
16 7 (13.21%) Windows 10
16 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
16 7 (13.21%) Degree

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (13.21%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.43%) Apache
2 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (7.55%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (5.66%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (43.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (39.62%) Office 365
3 5 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.43%) SaaS
4 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.89%) IaaS
4 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) LAN
1 6 (11.32%) WAN
2 5 (9.43%) NetScaler
3 4 (7.55%) Firewall
3 4 (7.55%) MPLS
4 3 (5.66%) DNS
4 3 (5.66%) IPsec
4 3 (5.66%) Kerberos
4 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.66%) VoIP
5 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.77%) Power BI
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Hudson
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
1 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.89%) Legal
2 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) IT Manager
4 7 (13.21%) Consultant
4 7 (13.21%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Citrix Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Administrator
7 4 (7.55%) Compliance Manager
7 4 (7.55%) IT Security Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Security Compliance Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Security Manager
7 4 (7.55%) SharePoint Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Help Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) .NET
2 5 (9.43%) CSS
2 5 (9.43%) jQuery
2 5 (9.43%) LAMP
3 4 (7.55%) HTML
4 3 (5.66%) LDAP
5 2 (3.77%) WCF
5 2 (3.77%) XML
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.89%) CSS3
6 1 (1.89%) HTML5
6 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.43%) Minimum Viable Product
3 3 (5.66%) PKI
3 3 (5.66%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.77%) Clustering
4 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (62.26%) Windows
2 18 (33.96%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.21%) Windows 10
3 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
3 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.32%) Linux
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) ITIL
2 12 (22.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (16.98%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (13.21%) Incident Management
6 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (11.32%) TOGAF
7 5 (9.43%) DevOps
7 5 (9.43%) IT Strategy
7 5 (9.43%) ITIL V3
7 5 (9.43%) Machine Learning
7 5 (9.43%) Migration
7 5 (9.43%) Open Source
7 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.43%) Programme Delivery
7 5 (9.43%) Project Management
7 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.43%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) C#
2 7 (13.21%) SQL
3 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.77%) XAML
7 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (58.49%) MCSE
2 21 (39.62%) MCSA
3 14 (26.42%) CCA
3 14 (26.42%) Citrix Certification
4 10 (18.87%) MCP
5 9 (16.98%) CCNA
5 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (13.21%) Degree
7 6 (11.32%) MCITP
7 6 (11.32%) MCTS
8 5 (9.43%) CISSP
8 5 (9.43%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (7.55%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (3.77%) MCPD
10 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
10 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.89%) ISEB
11 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (16.98%) PCI DSS
3 4 (7.55%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (7.55%) GDPR
4 2 (3.77%) SLA
5 1 (1.89%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 26 (49.06%) Active Directory
2 11 (20.75%) Hyper-V
3 6 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (9.43%) XenApp
4 5 (9.43%) XenDesktop
4 5 (9.43%) XenServer
5 1 (1.89%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) XenMobile
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.77%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.89%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (84.91%) Microsoft
2 16 (30.19%) VMware
3 14 (26.42%) Citrix
4 5 (9.43%) Ivanti
4 5 (9.43%) SAP
5 2 (3.77%) Cisco
5 2 (3.77%) Mitel
6 1 (1.89%) Draytek
6 1 (1.89%) F5
6 1 (1.89%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) SonicWALL