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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 75 51
Rank change year-on-year +1 -24  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 43 40 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.89% 2.73% 4.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.32% 8.83% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 47 36 69
Median salary £35,000 £41,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.66% +22.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £21,000 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +2.73% +2.81%  

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 Buckinghamshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 349 453 758
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.44% 30.92% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 679 868 1274
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 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
Milton Keynes +9 29 £37,500 -9.63% 5
Amersham - 6 £37,500 -
High Wycombe +16 4 £32,500 -
Chesham +1 2 £34,000 +28.30%
Newport Pagnell - 1 £33,500 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 74 (85.06%) Microsoft
2 61 (70.11%) Windows
3 42 (48.28%) MCSE
4 38 (43.68%) Active Directory
5 34 (39.08%) MCP
6 30 (34.48%) VMware
7 28 (32.18%) Hyper-V
8 25 (28.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (28.74%) MCSA
9 23 (26.44%) ITIL
9 23 (26.44%) MS Exchange
9 23 (26.44%) Cisco
10 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
10 22 (25.29%) MCITP
11 21 (24.14%) Citrix
12 20 (22.99%) Degree
13 19 (21.84%) Computer Science
13 19 (21.84%) Office 365
13 19 (21.84%) Windows Server
13 19 (21.84%) Computer Science Degree
14 18 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Excel
16 15 (17.24%) SQL
16 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
17 14 (16.09%) Cisco Certification
18 13 (14.94%) SLA
18 13 (14.94%) Windows 10
19 11 (12.64%) Windows 8
19 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2012
19 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure

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 23 (26.44%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.20%) IIS
4 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.30%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (9.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.84%) Office 365
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.45%) IaaS
5 2 (2.30%) PaaS
5 2 (2.30%) SaaS
6 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.49%) LAN
1 10 (11.49%) WAN
2 9 (10.34%) SAN
3 8 (9.20%) Firewall
4 3 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (3.45%) DNS
4 3 (3.45%) VPN
5 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.30%) VLAN
5 2 (2.30%) VoIP
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (1.15%) DHCP
6 1 (1.15%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.15%) PBX
6 1 (1.15%) Skype
6 1 (1.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.30%) SSDT
4 1 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (12.64%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Legal
2 5 (5.75%) Local Government
3 3 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Automotive
4 2 (2.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (19.54%) IT Support
2 16 (18.39%) Analyst
3 11 (12.64%) Consultant
3 11 (12.64%) IT Manager
4 9 (10.34%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Graduate
4 9 (10.34%) Graduate Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Graduate Help Desk Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Graduate Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Help Desk Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Junior
4 9 (10.34%) Junior Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Service Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) IT Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) .NET
1 3 (3.45%) CSS
1 3 (3.45%) CSS3
1 3 (3.45%) HTML
1 3 (3.45%) HTML5
1 3 (3.45%) jQuery
1 3 (3.45%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (2.30%) Middleware
3 1 (1.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.84%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.34%) Driving Licence
3 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Licensing
4 5 (5.75%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.60%) Clustering
5 4 (4.60%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.30%) Fintech
7 1 (1.15%) Blog
7 1 (1.15%) PACS
7 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (70.11%) Windows
2 19 (21.84%) Windows Server
3 18 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (14.94%) Windows 10
5 11 (12.64%) Windows 8
5 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (10.34%) Windows XP
7 8 (9.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (8.05%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.45%) Linux
10 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.30%) Unix
11 1 (1.15%) Android
11 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.44%) ITIL
2 9 (10.34%) CRM
3 7 (8.05%) Asset Management
3 7 (8.05%) Software Licensing
4 6 (6.90%) Change Management
4 6 (6.90%) Migration
4 6 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (6.90%) Project Planning
5 5 (5.75%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.75%) Software Asset Management
6 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (4.60%) IT Asset Management
6 4 (4.60%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.45%) Analytics
7 3 (3.45%) Data Analytics
7 3 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.45%) Front End Development
7 3 (3.45%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.45%) Software License Management
7 3 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.24%) SQL
2 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (48.28%) MCSE
2 34 (39.08%) MCP
3 25 (28.74%) MCSA
4 22 (25.29%) MCITP
5 20 (22.99%) Degree
6 19 (21.84%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (16.09%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (10.34%) A+ Certification
8 9 (10.34%) GNVQ
8 9 (10.34%) HND
9 6 (6.90%) CCNA
10 5 (5.75%) VTSP
11 3 (3.45%) MCDST
12 2 (2.30%) MBCS
12 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
12 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
12 2 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (1.15%) HP ASE
13 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (1.15%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.94%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (43.68%) Active Directory
2 28 (32.18%) Hyper-V
3 25 (28.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (10.34%) XenApp
5 3 (3.45%) vSphere
6 2 (2.30%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (2.30%) UAG
7 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.30%) SCCM
3 1 (1.15%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 74 (85.06%) Microsoft
2 30 (34.48%) VMware
3 23 (26.44%) Cisco
4 21 (24.14%) Citrix
5 7 (8.05%) Snow
6 6 (6.90%) Veeam
7 2 (2.30%) Forcepoint
7 2 (2.30%) Nintex
7 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.15%) Avaya
8 1 (1.15%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (1.15%) HP
8 1 (1.15%) IBM
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle
8 1 (1.15%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.15%) SAP
8 1 (1.15%) Sybase
8 1 (1.15%) Symantec
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