Period
to 16 July 2019

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 6 months to 16 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 101 85
Rank change year-on-year +20 -16 +18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 32 27 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.14% 1.63% 2.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.58% 6.31% 10.97%
Number of salaries quoted 37 36 68
Milton Keynes median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +50.00% -22.08%
10th Percentile £22,750 £27,750 £16,500
90th Percentile £49,250 £62,500 £65,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £39,000 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -13.33% +38.46% -7.14%

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 373 428 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 24.92% 25.80% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 287 353 349
Milton Keynes median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.98% +3.61%
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £64,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

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 6 months to 16 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 24 (75.00%) Windows
3 22 (68.75%) Office 365
4 20 (62.50%) MCSA
4 20 (62.50%) VMware
5 19 (59.38%) Windows Server
6 17 (53.13%) Hyper-V
7 16 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 15 (46.88%) Cisco
9 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
10 13 (40.63%) ITIL
10 13 (40.63%) MCSE
10 13 (40.63%) PowerShell
10 13 (40.63%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
11 11 (34.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (31.25%) SCCM
12 10 (31.25%) HP
12 10 (31.25%) SLA
12 10 (31.25%) Firewall
13 9 (28.13%) SQL
13 9 (28.13%) SCVMM
13 9 (28.13%) Load Balancing
13 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
13 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
13 9 (28.13%) Mitel
13 9 (28.13%) IP Telephony
13 9 (28.13%) BIG-IP

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 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (68.75%) Office 365
2 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) OneDrive
4 1 (3.13%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Firewall
2 9 (28.13%) BIG-IP
2 9 (28.13%) IP Telephony
2 9 (28.13%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (25.00%) DHCP
4 7 (21.88%) DNS
5 5 (15.63%) VoIP
6 4 (12.50%) LAN
6 4 (12.50%) SAN
6 4 (12.50%) VLAN
6 4 (12.50%) VPN
6 4 (12.50%) WAN
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.25%) NAS
7 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Power BI
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (28.13%) Electronics
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Applications Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Developer
5 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Applications Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Web Applications Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Senior Web Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Web Applications Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Web Developer
6 4 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
1 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
1 6 (18.75%) CSS
1 6 (18.75%) LINQ
2 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
2 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 5 (15.63%) jQuery
2 5 (15.63%) JSON
2 5 (15.63%) MSMQ
2 5 (15.63%) RESTful
2 5 (15.63%) XML
2 5 (15.63%) XSD
2 5 (15.63%) XSL
3 1 (3.13%) REST
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) FMCG
3 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.50%) Mac OS
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (40.63%) ITIL
2 13 (40.63%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (28.13%) Business Continuity
3 9 (28.13%) High Availability
3 9 (28.13%) Load Balancing
4 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) MVC
4 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
5 5 (15.63%) Cross-Browser Development
5 5 (15.63%) ETL
5 5 (15.63%) Secure Coding
5 5 (15.63%) Web Development
6 2 (6.25%) Architectural Design
6 2 (6.25%) DNA
6 2 (6.25%) Matrix Management
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) PowerShell
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) C#
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) MCSA
2 13 (40.63%) MCSE
3 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
4 7 (21.88%) MCP
5 6 (18.75%) CCNA
5 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (15.63%) Degree
7 4 (12.50%) VCP6
7 4 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (6.25%) CCNP
8 2 (6.25%) MCITP
9 1 (3.13%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (31.25%) SLA
3 9 (28.13%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (28.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 9 (28.13%) PMO
4 5 (15.63%) HL7
5 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 17 (53.13%) Hyper-V
2 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.50%) vSphere
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) SCCM
2 9 (28.13%) SCVMM
3 6 (18.75%) Backup Exec
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) Microsoft
2 20 (62.50%) VMware
3 15 (46.88%) Cisco
4 10 (31.25%) HP
5 9 (28.13%) Aruba
5 9 (28.13%) F5
5 9 (28.13%) Mitel
6 6 (18.75%) Veeam
7 3 (9.38%) Citrix
8 2 (6.25%) NetApp
8 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (6.25%) SAP
8 2 (6.25%) SonicWALL
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle
9 1 (3.13%) Polycom