Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 121 88
Rank change year-on-year +55 -33 +5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 84 46 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.80% 1.59% 2.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 7.22% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 66 45 79
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,950 £21,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £54,000 £54,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.32%

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 504 637 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.78% 22.01% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 414 500 632
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £61,375 £63,625
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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 +43 46 £42,500 +18.06% 11
Marlow +19 8 - - 3
Amersham +4 7 £32,500 +12.07% 1
High Wycombe +8 4 £67,500 +38.46% 2
Gerrards Cross - 2 £25,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 77 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 58 (69.05%) MCSE
3 54 (64.29%) Windows
4 49 (58.33%) Office 365
5 48 (57.14%) MCSA
6 42 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 39 (46.43%) ITIL
8 38 (45.24%) Active Directory
9 37 (44.05%) Windows Server
10 31 (36.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 30 (35.71%) Hyper-V
12 29 (34.52%) VMware
13 23 (27.38%) SQL
14 22 (26.19%) Problem-Solving
15 21 (25.00%) SCCM
16 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
16 20 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
17 19 (22.62%) Citrix
17 19 (22.62%) CCA
17 19 (22.62%) Citrix Certification
18 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
19 17 (20.24%) Microsoft Intune
20 12 (14.29%) MCITP
20 12 (14.29%) .NET
20 12 (14.29%) C#
21 11 (13.10%) DNS
21 11 (13.10%) Project Management
21 11 (13.10%) Degree
21 11 (13.10%) Computer Science
22 10 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 9 (10.71%) IIS
2 8 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.76%) Apache
5 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 49 (58.33%) Office 365
2 42 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.76%) SaaS
4 2 (2.38%) IaaS
4 2 (2.38%) PaaS
5 1 (1.19%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) DNS
2 6 (7.14%) BIG-IP
2 6 (7.14%) Firewall
2 6 (7.14%) IP Telephony
2 6 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (5.95%) DHCP
3 5 (5.95%) NetScaler
3 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.76%) Network Security
4 4 (4.76%) VLAN
4 4 (4.76%) VoIP
5 3 (3.57%) IPsec
5 3 (3.57%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.19%) LAN
6 1 (1.19%) NAS
6 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.95%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.95%) OLAP
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.19%) Power BI
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.76%) Hudson
General
1 6 (7.14%) Electronics
2 5 (5.95%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 23 (27.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Engineer
4 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 12 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (13.10%) Analyst
6 11 (13.10%) Azure Engineer
6 11 (13.10%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (13.10%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (11.90%) Consultant
8 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Consultant
9 7 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 7 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
9 7 (8.33%) Developer
9 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
9 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.29%) .NET
2 8 (9.52%) HTML
3 7 (8.33%) LDAP
3 7 (8.33%) XML
4 5 (5.95%) .NET Framework
4 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (5.95%) CSS
4 5 (5.95%) jQuery
4 5 (5.95%) JSON
4 5 (5.95%) LINQ
4 5 (5.95%) MSMQ
4 5 (5.95%) RESTful
4 5 (5.95%) XSD
4 5 (5.95%) XSL
5 4 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Management Information System
1 9 (10.71%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.95%) Clustering
3 5 (5.95%) EPoS
4 3 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.57%) PKI
5 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.19%) iPad
5 1 (1.19%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 54 (64.29%) Windows
2 37 (44.05%) Windows Server
3 18 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.71%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.14%) Linux
6 6 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.76%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.19%) Android
8 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.43%) ITIL
2 31 (36.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (26.19%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (13.10%) Computer Science
4 11 (13.10%) Project Management
5 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.71%) Presales
6 8 (9.52%) Time Management
7 7 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.14%) Business Continuity
8 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (7.14%) High Availability
8 6 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 6 (7.14%) TOGAF
9 5 (5.95%) Cross-Browser Development
9 5 (5.95%) Data Analysis
9 5 (5.95%) Secure Coding
9 5 (5.95%) System Testing
9 5 (5.95%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.95%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.38%) SQL
2 12 (14.29%) C#
3 9 (10.71%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.95%) VBA
6 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.38%) XAML
7 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (69.05%) MCSE
2 48 (57.14%) MCSA
3 19 (22.62%) CCA
3 19 (22.62%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (14.29%) MCITP
5 11 (13.10%) Degree
6 9 (10.71%) MCP
7 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 6 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.76%) CCNA
8 4 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (4.76%) CISSP
8 4 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (4.76%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (3.57%) MCTS
10 2 (2.38%) MCPD
11 1 (1.19%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 1 (1.19%) VCP6
11 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials
2 6 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 6 (7.14%) PMO
3 5 (5.95%) HL7
4 4 (4.76%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (45.24%) Active Directory
2 30 (35.71%) Hyper-V
3 8 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.95%) XenApp
4 5 (5.95%) XenDesktop
4 5 (5.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (25.00%) SCCM
2 17 (20.24%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (7.14%) SCVMM
4 5 (5.95%) XenMobile
5 4 (4.76%) WSUS
6 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.19%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 77 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 29 (34.52%) VMware
3 19 (22.62%) Citrix
4 8 (9.52%) Cisco
5 7 (8.33%) F5
5 7 (8.33%) Mitel
6 6 (7.14%) Aruba
6 6 (7.14%) HP
7 5 (5.95%) Ivanti
8 4 (4.76%) SAP
9 1 (1.19%) Apple
9 1 (1.19%) Google
9 1 (1.19%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.19%) Veeam