Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 78 79
Rank change year-on-year -26 +1 -30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 67 119 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.32% 3.81% 3.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.24% 13.55% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 74 99 101
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £39,875 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.31% +23.08% -31.58%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,625 £57,500 £52,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%

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 654 878 1299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.61% 28.14% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 517 694 947
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 -18 37 £39,875 -2.74% 2
Amersham - 8 £45,000 -
Chesham - 7 £33,000 -
Aylesbury -4 3 £27,500 -45.00%
Olney - 3 £45,000 -
High Wycombe -6 2 £42,500 +25.00% 4
Marlow -19 2 £42,500 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 59 (88.06%) Microsoft
2 45 (67.16%) Windows
3 38 (56.72%) MCSE
3 38 (56.72%) VMware
4 34 (50.75%) MS Exchange
5 30 (44.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (38.81%) Windows Server
7 24 (35.82%) MCP
7 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
7 24 (35.82%) Cisco
8 23 (34.33%) Citrix
8 23 (34.33%) LAN
9 22 (32.84%) Active Directory
9 22 (32.84%) WAN
9 22 (32.84%) SAN
9 22 (32.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (29.85%) MCSA
11 18 (26.87%) Firewall
12 17 (25.37%) SharePoint
12 17 (25.37%) Windows 8
13 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (23.88%) Windows 10
13 16 (23.88%) Finance
14 15 (22.39%) ITIL
15 14 (20.90%) Hyper-V
15 14 (20.90%) Windows 7
16 13 (19.40%) SCCM
16 13 (19.40%) Mac OS X
17 12 (17.91%) Degree
17 12 (17.91%) Office 365

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 34 (50.75%) MS Exchange
2 17 (25.37%) SharePoint
3 10 (14.93%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (8.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.99%) IIS
7 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.91%) Office 365
2 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.48%) IaaS
5 2 (2.99%) PaaS
5 2 (2.99%) SaaS
6 1 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (34.33%) LAN
2 22 (32.84%) SAN
2 22 (32.84%) WAN
3 18 (26.87%) Firewall
4 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
5 10 (14.93%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (14.93%) VoIP
6 3 (4.48%) DNS
7 2 (2.99%) VLAN
7 2 (2.99%) VPN
8 1 (1.49%) NAS
8 1 (1.49%) PBX
8 1 (1.49%) Skype
8 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (35.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) MySQL
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.48%) JIRA
2 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Automotive
3 7 (10.45%) Retail
4 6 (8.96%) Legal
4 6 (8.96%) Local Government
4 6 (8.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Analyst
2 13 (19.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (17.91%) Infrastructure Support
3 12 (17.91%) Support Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 11 (16.42%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (14.93%) Consultant
5 10 (14.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (14.93%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 10 (14.93%) Server Engineer
6 9 (13.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 9 (13.43%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 9 (13.43%) Support Engineer
7 8 (11.94%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (10.45%) Service Analyst
8 7 (10.45%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (8.96%) SharePoint Consultant
9 6 (8.96%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (8.96%) Windows Server Engineer
9 6 (8.96%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) .NET
2 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
2 5 (7.46%) HTML
2 5 (7.46%) WCF
3 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (5.97%) CSS
3 4 (5.97%) jQuery
4 3 (4.48%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.48%) Entity Framework
4 3 (4.48%) LINQ
4 3 (4.48%) Web Services
4 3 (4.48%) WinForms
4 3 (4.48%) WPF
5 2 (2.99%) Middleware
6 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.49%) HTML5
6 1 (1.49%) React
6 1 (1.49%) SignalR
6 1 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.49%) Blog
3 1 (1.49%) HP Storage
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (67.16%) Windows
2 26 (38.81%) Windows Server
3 22 (32.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (25.37%) Windows 8
5 16 (23.88%) Windows 10
5 16 (23.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (20.90%) Windows 7
7 13 (19.40%) Mac OS X
8 7 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (7.46%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.99%) Linux
10 2 (2.99%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.99%) Unix
11 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) ITIL
2 7 (10.45%) Integration Testing
2 7 (10.45%) Migration
3 6 (8.96%) Data Management
3 6 (8.96%) Logistics
3 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
3 6 (8.96%) UML
3 6 (8.96%) Use Case
3 6 (8.96%) User Stories
4 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.46%) MVC
5 4 (5.97%) Presales
6 3 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.48%) Scrum
6 3 (4.48%) TDD
7 2 (2.99%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.99%) IT Governance
7 2 (2.99%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.99%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) C#
2 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.97%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (56.72%) MCSE
2 24 (35.82%) MCP
3 20 (29.85%) MCSA
4 12 (17.91%) Degree
5 11 (16.42%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (13.43%) CCNA
6 9 (13.43%) MCITP
7 7 (10.45%) CCNP
8 6 (8.96%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (8.96%) MCTS
9 5 (7.46%) A+ Certification
9 5 (7.46%) GNVQ
9 5 (7.46%) HND
10 3 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.99%) CCA
11 2 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (2.99%) MCDST
11 2 (2.99%) VCP6
12 1 (1.49%) HP ASE
12 1 (1.49%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (44.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (32.84%) Active Directory
3 14 (20.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.48%) XenApp
5 2 (2.99%) vSphere
6 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (19.40%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.49%) SCOM
2 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (88.06%) Microsoft
2 38 (56.72%) VMware
3 24 (35.82%) Cisco
4 23 (34.33%) Citrix
5 9 (13.43%) Avaya
5 9 (13.43%) Extreme Networks
5 9 (13.43%) Palo Alto
6 7 (10.45%) NetApp
7 6 (8.96%) Nintex
8 4 (5.97%) Oracle
9 3 (4.48%) Apple
10 2 (2.99%) HP
10 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.99%) Veeam
11 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.49%) IBM
11 1 (1.49%) Juniper
11 1 (1.49%) SAP
11 1 (1.49%) Snow
11 1 (1.49%) Sybase