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

Microsoft Certification
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 71 58
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 26 13 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.91% 1.57% 3.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.02% 5.35% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 50
Median salary £35,000 £41,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.66% +22.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £30,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £41,500 £49,000
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 Milton Keynes.

Academic & Professional Certification
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 236 243 456
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 26.46% 29.35% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 179 200 331
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £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 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 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Milton Keynes

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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 35 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 34 (75.56%) Windows
3 21 (46.67%) ITIL
4 20 (44.44%) MCSE
5 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
6 18 (40.00%) Degree
6 18 (40.00%) Computer Science
6 18 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Office
9 12 (26.67%) SLA
9 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
10 11 (24.44%) SQL
11 10 (22.22%) MCSA
11 10 (22.22%) Windows 8
12 9 (20.00%) IIS
13 8 (17.78%) Cisco
13 8 (17.78%) Windows XP
13 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Excel
13 8 (17.78%) CRM
13 8 (17.78%) MCP
13 8 (17.78%) HND
13 8 (17.78%) A+ Certification
13 8 (17.78%) GNVQ
13 8 (17.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 8 (17.78%) MCITP
13 8 (17.78%) VMware
14 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (15.56%) Citrix
15 6 (13.33%) Finance

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 9 (20.00%) IIS
2 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
4 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Office 365
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (6.67%) IaaS
5 2 (4.44%) PaaS
5 2 (4.44%) SaaS
6 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (6.67%) DNS
1 3 (6.67%) Firewall
1 3 (6.67%) SAN
2 2 (4.44%) LAN
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.44%) VLAN
2 2 (4.44%) VoIP
2 2 (4.44%) VPN
2 2 (4.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.22%) DHCP
3 1 (2.22%) PBX
3 1 (2.22%) Skype
3 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.44%) SSDT
4 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) IT Manager
3 8 (17.78%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Graduate
3 8 (17.78%) Graduate Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Graduate Help Desk Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Graduate Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Help Desk Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Junior
3 8 (17.78%) Junior Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Junior Help Desk Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Service Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) CSS
1 3 (6.67%) CSS3
1 3 (6.67%) HTML
1 3 (6.67%) HTML5
1 3 (6.67%) jQuery
1 3 (6.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 2 (4.44%) Middleware
2 2 (4.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) Clustering
3 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.44%) Fintech
5 1 (2.22%) Blog
5 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Windows
2 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 8 (17.78%) Windows XP
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (13.33%) Windows 10
6 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
7 3 (6.67%) Linux
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.44%) Android
8 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.44%) Unix
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) ITIL
2 8 (17.78%) CRM
3 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (11.11%) Change Management
4 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 5 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.89%) Migration
5 4 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.67%) Front End Development
6 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.44%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.44%) Load Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) MCSE
2 18 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 18 (40.00%) Degree
3 10 (22.22%) MCSA
4 8 (17.78%) A+ Certification
4 8 (17.78%) GNVQ
4 8 (17.78%) HND
4 8 (17.78%) MCITP
4 8 (17.78%) MCP
5 5 (11.11%) CCNA
5 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.67%) MCDST
7 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.44%) MBCS
7 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.22%) HP ASE
8 1 (2.22%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.44%) UAG
3 2 (4.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 35 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) Cisco
2 8 (17.78%) VMware
3 7 (15.56%) Citrix
4 2 (4.44%) Forcepoint
4 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) Avaya
5 1 (2.22%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) IBM
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle
5 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.22%) Sybase
5 1 (2.22%) Symantec
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