Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 101 75 125
Rank change year-on-year -26 +50 -34
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 33 75 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.67% 3.33% 1.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.57% 14.76% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 31 59 43
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% -4.11%
10th Percentile £22,500 £30,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,000 £47,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

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 436 508 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.09% 22.58% 21.76%
Number of salaries quoted 328 401 469
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.89% +18.18% -6.10%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £71,400 £75,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 2020. 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 -6 28 £37,500 -14.29% 5
High Wycombe +6 2 £30,250 -55.19% 4
Microsoft Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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 26 (78.79%) Microsoft
2 20 (60.61%) Windows
3 17 (51.52%) Azure
3 17 (51.52%) Office 365
4 16 (48.48%) Windows 10
5 14 (42.42%) MCSE
5 14 (42.42%) MCSA
5 14 (42.42%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (42.42%) CCNA
6 13 (39.39%) ITIL
6 13 (39.39%) MCP
7 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 10 (30.30%) SCCM
9 9 (27.27%) HND
10 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Intune
10 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
11 7 (21.21%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (21.21%) ITIL V3
11 7 (21.21%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (21.21%) Degree
11 7 (21.21%) Cisco
11 7 (21.21%) LAN
11 7 (21.21%) ITSM
11 7 (21.21%) Remedy
11 7 (21.21%) Network+ Certification
12 6 (18.18%) VMware
12 6 (18.18%) Driving Licence
13 5 (15.15%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012

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 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (51.52%) Azure
1 17 (51.52%) Office 365
2 5 (15.15%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) AWS
3 2 (6.06%) IaaS
3 2 (6.06%) PaaS
3 2 (6.06%) SaaS
3 2 (6.06%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) LAN
2 4 (12.12%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
3 2 (6.06%) Network Security
4 1 (3.03%) DHCP
4 1 (3.03%) HTTP
4 1 (3.03%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.03%) IPsec
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) VLAN
4 1 (3.03%) VoIP
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) VSAN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.09%) Public Sector
2 2 (6.06%) Dutch Language
2 2 (6.06%) French Language
2 2 (6.06%) German Language
2 2 (6.06%) Italian Language
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Support Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) IT Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) IT Support
3 7 (21.21%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Field Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (9.09%) IT Technician
6 3 (9.09%) Support Technician
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Support
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 4 (12.12%) PKI
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Windows 10
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.12%) VMS
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL V3
2 7 (21.21%) ITSM
2 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
3 4 (12.12%) Time Management
4 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 3 (9.09%) Break/Fix
4 3 (9.09%) Critical Thinking
4 3 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (9.09%) Project Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (6.06%) Innovative Thinking
5 2 (6.06%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.06%) Software Licensing
5 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineering
5 2 (6.06%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) CCNA
1 14 (42.42%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (42.42%) MCSA
1 14 (42.42%) MCSE
2 13 (39.39%) MCP
3 9 (27.27%) HND
4 7 (21.21%) Degree
4 7 (21.21%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (12.12%) A+ Certification
5 4 (12.12%) MCITP
6 3 (9.09%) MCDST
7 2 (6.06%) CCNP
7 2 (6.06%) HNC
7 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.03%) CAPM
8 1 (3.03%) HP ASE
8 1 (3.03%) HP MASE
8 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
8 1 (3.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) VMware NSX
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) SCCM
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.06%) Puppet
3 2 (6.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Cisco
2 7 (21.21%) Remedy
3 6 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.03%) Brocade
5 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.03%) Veeam