Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 102 76
Rank change year-on-year -7 -26 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 44 76 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.74% 2.67% 3.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.87% 11.62% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 47 84 94
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,875 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.85% -0.31% +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,400 £16,500 £21,475
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,875 £50,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%

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 559 654 905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.05% 22.98% 29.20%
Number of salaries quoted 404 491 687
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +0.29%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -17 18 £45,000 +10.43% 14
Marlow - 11 £60,000 - 1
Amersham +2 1 £34,000 -24.44%
Newport Pagnell +1 1 £27,500 -17.91%
Chesham -6 1 £33,000 -
High Wycombe -16 1 £52,500 +61.54% 3
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 36 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 23 (52.27%) Windows
3 16 (36.36%) MCSE
4 15 (34.09%) VMware
5 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
5 13 (29.55%) Office 365
6 12 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 12 (27.27%) ITIL
6 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 11 (25.00%) WAN
7 11 (25.00%) LAN
7 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (22.73%) jQuery
8 10 (22.73%) SQL
8 10 (22.73%) C#
8 10 (22.73%) .NET
8 10 (22.73%) CSS
8 10 (22.73%) MCP
8 10 (22.73%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (20.45%) MCSA
9 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
9 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
9 9 (20.45%) IIS
9 9 (20.45%) CCNA
9 9 (20.45%) Citrix
9 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (20.45%) 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 (20.45%) IIS
1 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (6.82%) Skype for Business
6 2 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (29.55%) Office 365
2 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.55%) SaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) LAN
1 11 (25.00%) WAN
2 6 (13.64%) Firewall
2 6 (13.64%) SAN
3 4 (9.09%) MPLS
4 3 (6.82%) DHCP
4 3 (6.82%) DNS
4 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (6.82%) Wireless
4 3 (6.82%) WLAN
5 2 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (4.55%) VoIP
6 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.55%) Power BI
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Hudson
3 1 (2.27%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Legal
2 1 (2.27%) Local Government
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Compliance Manager
5 4 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 4 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Security Compliance Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.09%) SharePoint Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Applications Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Web Applications Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
1 10 (22.73%) CSS
1 10 (22.73%) jQuery
2 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
2 7 (15.91%) HTML
3 5 (11.36%) WCF
4 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (6.82%) CSS3
5 3 (6.82%) HTML5
5 3 (6.82%) JSON
5 3 (6.82%) LINQ
5 3 (6.82%) MSMQ
5 3 (6.82%) RESTful
5 3 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (6.82%) XML
5 3 (6.82%) XSD
5 3 (6.82%) XSL
6 2 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Windows
2 12 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 5 (11.36%) Windows 10
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.55%) Mac OS
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.27%) Linux
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) ITIL
2 10 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (15.91%) MVC
5 6 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.09%) CRM
7 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.09%) Line Management
7 4 (9.09%) Migration
7 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 4 (9.09%) Regulatory Compliance
7 4 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 3 (6.82%) Cross-Browser Development
8 3 (6.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 3 (6.82%) Secure Coding
8 3 (6.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 10 (22.73%) C#
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.27%) C
5 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) MCSE
2 10 (22.73%) MCP
3 9 (20.45%) CCNA
3 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (20.45%) MCSA
4 8 (18.18%) MCTS
5 6 (13.64%) MCITP
6 5 (11.36%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (11.36%) Degree
7 4 (9.09%) CCNP
8 2 (4.55%) CCA
8 2 (4.55%) CISSP
8 2 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.55%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (2.27%) CCENT
9 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 4 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (9.09%) GDPR
4 3 (6.82%) HL7
4 3 (6.82%) ISO 9000
5 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.82%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.27%) XenApp
5 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (2.27%) WSUS
2 1 (2.27%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 36 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.09%) VMware
3 9 (20.45%) Citrix
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco
4 4 (9.09%) Ivanti
5 3 (6.82%) Meraki
5 3 (6.82%) NetApp
5 3 (6.82%) Veeam
6 2 (4.55%) IBM
6 2 (4.55%) SAP
6 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.55%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.27%) Draytek
7 1 (2.27%) F5
7 1 (2.27%) Mitel
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle
7 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL