The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Buckinghamshire / High Wycombe
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 34 24
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 4 7 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 2.60% 3.21% 7.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.26% 8.33% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 11
Median salary £32,750 £32,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.76% -40.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,600 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,650 £35,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

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 High Wycombe.

Academic & Professional Certification
High Wycombe
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 39 84 126
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe 25.32% 38.53% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 24 83 90
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in High Wycombe

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in High Wycombe 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 High Wycombe

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in High Wycombe.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 High Wycombe region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (90.48%) MCP
3 13 (61.90%) Windows
3 13 (61.90%) MCSA
4 12 (57.14%) Office 365
4 12 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 12 (57.14%) MCSE
5 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
6 7 (33.33%) Asset Management
6 7 (33.33%) Software Licensing
6 7 (33.33%) Driving Licence
6 7 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Licensing
6 7 (33.33%) Snow
7 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (28.57%) Citrix
7 6 (28.57%) SAN
7 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 6 (28.57%) Cisco
7 6 (28.57%) VMware
8 5 (23.81%) Backup Exec
8 5 (23.81%) Firewall
8 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
8 5 (23.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (23.81%) VTSP
8 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (23.81%) Software Asset Management

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in High Wycombe 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 5 (23.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Office 365
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) SAN
2 5 (23.81%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) IT Support
2 6 (28.57%) Senior IT Support
3 5 (23.81%) Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) IT Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Support Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Support
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Support Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) VMware Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) VMware Technical Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Software Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Software Licensing Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (4.76%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) IT Technician
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Technician
6 1 (4.76%) Server Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Driving Licence
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Licensing
2 5 (23.81%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 7 (33.33%) Software Licensing
2 5 (23.81%) Software Asset Management
3 4 (19.05%) IT Asset Management
4 3 (14.29%) Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) Software License Management
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) CRM
6 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) MCP
2 13 (61.90%) MCSA
3 12 (57.14%) MCSE
4 5 (23.81%) VTSP
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) MCITP
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
3 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Snow
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
4 5 (23.81%) Veeam