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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 61 86 64
Rank change year-on-year +25 -22  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 45 37 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.21% 2.12% 3.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.40% 7.40% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 31 27 54
Median salary £32,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  

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 363 500 595
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 25.91% 28.62% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 283 374 412
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +13 19 £30,000 +5.26% 6
High Wycombe +17 17 £35,000 +18.64% 1
Amersham -4 4 £28,500 -1.72%
Chesham - 4 £33,000 -
Microsoft Certification
South East

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 60 (73.17%) Windows
2 58 (70.73%) Microsoft
3 42 (51.22%) MCSE
4 37 (45.12%) MCP
5 35 (42.68%) Active Directory
6 27 (32.93%) MCSA
7 25 (30.49%) Hyper-V
8 24 (29.27%) Cisco
8 24 (29.27%) VMware
9 23 (28.05%) MS Excel
10 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
11 19 (23.17%) MCITP
12 18 (21.95%) Citrix
13 17 (20.73%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (20.73%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (19.51%) Windows Server
15 15 (18.29%) Office 365
15 15 (18.29%) MS Exchange
16 14 (17.07%) SAN
17 13 (15.85%) Data Centre
17 13 (15.85%) Windows 10
18 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
18 12 (14.63%) LAN
18 12 (14.63%) WAN
18 12 (14.63%) Finance
19 11 (13.41%) SQL
19 11 (13.41%) Degree
20 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
20 10 (12.20%) Driving Licence
20 10 (12.20%) SharePoint

Microsoft Certification
Top Related 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 15 (18.29%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 9 (10.98%) IIS
4 6 (7.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.66%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (28.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (7.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.22%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.29%) Office 365
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.07%) SAN
2 12 (14.63%) LAN
2 12 (14.63%) WAN
3 5 (6.10%) DHCP
3 5 (6.10%) Firewall
4 4 (4.88%) DNS
5 3 (3.66%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (3.66%) Skype
5 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.66%) VPN
6 2 (2.44%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (2.44%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.44%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.22%) NAS
7 1 (1.22%) SNMP
7 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) Big Data
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.22%) MySQL
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (14.63%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Billing
3 3 (3.66%) Legal
3 3 (3.66%) Local Government
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (15.85%) IT Manager
1 13 (15.85%) IT Support
2 12 (14.63%) Support Engineer
3 8 (9.76%) Deskside Engineer
3 8 (9.76%) Deskside Support
3 8 (9.76%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Administrator
5 6 (7.32%) Analyst
5 6 (7.32%) Senior IT Support
5 6 (7.32%) SharePoint Administrator
5 6 (7.32%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) IT Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Active Directory Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Server Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) CSS
1 6 (7.32%) CSS3
1 6 (7.32%) HTML
1 6 (7.32%) HTML5
1 6 (7.32%) jQuery
1 6 (7.32%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (2.44%) WCF
3 1 (1.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.20%) Driving Licence
3 9 (10.98%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Licensing
5 6 (7.32%) Clustering
6 4 (4.88%) Fintech
7 3 (3.66%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.44%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 60 (73.17%) Windows
2 16 (19.51%) Windows Server
3 13 (15.85%) Windows 10
4 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.32%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.44%) Android
8 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.98%) CRM
2 8 (9.76%) ITIL
2 8 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (9.76%) Statistics
3 7 (8.54%) Asset Management
3 7 (8.54%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (8.54%) Software Licensing
4 6 (7.32%) Analytics
4 6 (7.32%) Front End Development
4 6 (7.32%) Migration
5 5 (6.10%) Software Asset Management
6 4 (4.88%) IT Asset Management
6 4 (4.88%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.66%) Change Management
7 3 (3.66%) Converged Infrastructure
7 3 (3.66%) Data Analytics
7 3 (3.66%) Software License Management
7 3 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.41%) SQL
2 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.22%) C#
5 1 (1.22%) Perl
5 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.22%) Python
5 1 (1.22%) R
5 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (51.22%) MCSE
2 37 (45.12%) MCP
3 27 (32.93%) MCSA
4 19 (23.17%) MCITP
5 17 (20.73%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (13.41%) Degree
7 8 (9.76%) A+ Certification
7 8 (9.76%) CCNA
8 5 (6.10%) MCDST
9 4 (4.88%) CCNP
9 4 (4.88%) MCTS
10 3 (3.66%) CCIE
11 2 (2.44%) CCA
11 2 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.44%) VTSP
12 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (42.68%) Active Directory
2 25 (30.49%) Hyper-V
3 17 (20.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (10.98%) XenApp
5 4 (4.88%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.66%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.66%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.44%) vSphere
8 1 (1.22%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.22%) UAG
8 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) SCCM
1 3 (3.66%) SCOM
2 2 (2.44%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.22%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.22%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 58 (70.73%) Microsoft
2 24 (29.27%) Cisco
2 24 (29.27%) VMware
3 18 (21.95%) Citrix
4 7 (8.54%) Snow
5 4 (4.88%) NetApp
6 3 (3.66%) Apple
6 3 (3.66%) Veeam
7 2 (2.44%) HP
8 1 (1.22%) Epicor
8 1 (1.22%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.22%) Infor
8 1 (1.22%) Sage
8 1 (1.22%) Teradata
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