The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 90 62
Rank change year-on-year +19 -28  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 19 9 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.20% 0.85% 3.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.19% 3.25% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 35
Median salary £30,000 £28,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -32.94%  
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 Milton Keynes.

Academic & Professional Certification
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 232 277 386
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 26.82% 26.31% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 173 197 254
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 31 (77.50%) Windows
2 24 (60.00%) MCSE
3 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
5 15 (37.50%) MCP
6 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
7 10 (25.00%) MCSA
7 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
8 9 (22.50%) Cisco
8 9 (22.50%) Degree
8 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
9 8 (20.00%) Statistics
9 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 8 (20.00%) Billing
9 8 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (20.00%) MCITP
9 8 (20.00%) A+ Certification
9 8 (20.00%) CRM
9 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (17.50%) IIS
10 7 (17.50%) SQL
10 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
11 6 (15.00%) ITIL
11 6 (15.00%) VMware
12 5 (12.50%) SAN
12 5 (12.50%) CCNA
12 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 7 (17.50%) IIS
2 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Sage 200
1 1 (2.50%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) SAN
2 4 (10.00%) DHCP
2 4 (10.00%) DNS
3 3 (7.50%) LAN
3 3 (7.50%) VPN
3 3 (7.50%) WAN
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.00%) Skype
4 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.50%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Big Data
3 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (20.00%) Billing
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) IT Manager
2 9 (22.50%) Support Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Deskside Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Deskside Support
3 8 (20.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.50%) Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Database Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) CSS
1 4 (10.00%) CSS3
1 4 (10.00%) HTML
1 4 (10.00%) HTML5
1 4 (10.00%) jQuery
1 4 (10.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (5.00%) WCF
3 1 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
3 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.00%) Clustering
5 2 (5.00%) Fintech
5 2 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (77.50%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.00%) Android
4 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) CRM
1 8 (20.00%) Statistics
2 6 (15.00%) ITIL
3 5 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (10.00%) Front End Development
4 4 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.00%) Analytics
6 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.00%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (5.00%) DevOps
6 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (2.50%) Line Management
7 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) Perl
4 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.50%) Python
4 1 (2.50%) R
4 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (60.00%) MCSE
2 15 (37.50%) MCP
3 10 (25.00%) MCSA
4 9 (22.50%) Degree
5 8 (20.00%) A+ Certification
5 8 (20.00%) MCITP
6 7 (17.50%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (12.50%) CCNA
8 2 (5.00%) CCA
8 2 (5.00%) CCIE
8 2 (5.00%) CCNP
8 2 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.00%) MCDST
8 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.50%) MCTS
9 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.50%) UAG
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) SCCM
1 3 (7.50%) SCOM
2 1 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) Cisco
3 6 (15.00%) VMware
4 3 (7.50%) Citrix
5 2 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Epicor
6 1 (2.50%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.50%) Infor
6 1 (2.50%) NetApp
6 1 (2.50%) Sage
6 1 (2.50%) Teradata
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago