The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 95 113 83
Rank change year-on-year +18 -30  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 14 34 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.14% 1.74% 2.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.49% 4.80% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 33 49
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.31% +35.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £29,600 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,000 £86,000
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 Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 401 709 971
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 32.68% 36.27% 41.78%
Number of salaries quoted 259 559 564
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.04% +8.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £35,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Reading

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Reading over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Reading

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 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 Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 52 (85.25%) Microsoft
2 33 (54.10%) MCSE
3 31 (50.82%) Windows
4 27 (44.26%) MS Excel
4 27 (44.26%) SQL Server
5 26 (42.62%) Active Directory
6 21 (34.43%) Office 365
7 18 (29.51%) SQL
8 17 (27.87%) MCP
9 16 (26.23%) Cisco
9 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Azure
9 16 (26.23%) Windows Server
10 15 (24.59%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (24.59%) VMware
11 14 (22.95%) CCNA
12 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
12 13 (21.31%) ITIL
12 13 (21.31%) C#
12 13 (21.31%) .NET
12 13 (21.31%) SharePoint
12 13 (21.31%) SCCM
12 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (21.31%) Hyper-V
13 12 (19.67%) jQuery
13 12 (19.67%) HTML5
13 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (19.67%) MCSA
13 12 (19.67%) HTML
13 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
13 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 13 (21.31%) SharePoint
2 11 (18.03%) Skype for Business
3 10 (16.39%) MS Exchange
4 6 (9.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (8.20%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (6.56%) IIS
7 3 (4.92%) Documentum
8 1 (1.64%) Apache
8 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (44.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
2 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (34.43%) Office 365
2 16 (26.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.28%) IaaS
5 1 (1.64%) SaaS
5 1 (1.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
2 8 (13.11%) Firewall
2 8 (13.11%) LAN
2 8 (13.11%) Skype
2 8 (13.11%) WAN
3 7 (11.48%) VLAN
4 6 (9.84%) Unified Communications
4 6 (9.84%) VPN
5 5 (8.20%) Intranet
6 4 (6.56%) Internet
7 3 (4.92%) DHCP
7 3 (4.92%) DNS
7 3 (4.92%) IP Telephony
7 3 (4.92%) VoIP
8 2 (3.28%) Kerberos
8 2 (3.28%) PABX
8 2 (3.28%) PBX
8 2 (3.28%) SAN
8 2 (3.28%) SSL
9 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (44.26%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (3.28%) MySQL
7 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.20%) Advertising
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Automotive
3 1 (1.64%) French Language
3 1 (1.64%) German Language
3 1 (1.64%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (1.64%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Support Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Consultant
2 12 (19.67%) Developer
3 7 (11.48%) Administrator
3 7 (11.48%) C# Developer
4 6 (9.84%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) DBA
4 6 (9.84%) Junior
4 6 (9.84%) SQL DBA
4 6 (9.84%) Technical Support
5 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Junior C# Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Junior Developer
5 5 (8.20%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Server DBA
6 4 (6.56%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior SQL DBA
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) .NET
2 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
2 12 (19.67%) CSS
2 12 (19.67%) HTML
2 12 (19.67%) HTML5
2 12 (19.67%) jQuery
3 11 (18.03%) AngularJS
3 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 11 (18.03%) CSS3
4 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (8.20%) Handlebars
5 5 (8.20%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (8.20%) React
5 5 (8.20%) XML
6 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.64%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.64%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Clustering
3 5 (8.20%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (8.20%) PKI
4 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.92%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.82%) Windows
2 16 (26.23%) Windows Server
3 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (9.84%) Linux
6 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
7 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.92%) Unix
8 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.64%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) ITIL
2 12 (19.67%) MVC
2 12 (19.67%) SDLC
3 9 (14.75%) Presales
4 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.48%) Mentoring
5 6 (9.84%) Problem Management
5 6 (9.84%) Web Development
6 5 (8.20%) Document Management
6 5 (8.20%) High Availability
6 5 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.20%) Web Application Development
7 4 (6.56%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.56%) Migration
7 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.92%) Project Management
8 3 (4.92%) SOA
8 3 (4.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.51%) SQL
2 13 (21.31%) C#
3 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.11%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.20%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (54.10%) MCSE
2 17 (27.87%) MCP
3 15 (24.59%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (22.95%) CCNA
5 12 (19.67%) MCSA
6 10 (16.39%) MCITP
7 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
8 7 (11.48%) MCTS
9 6 (9.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
11 4 (6.56%) CCNP
12 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
12 3 (4.92%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
13 1 (1.64%) CEH
13 1 (1.64%) CISSP
13 1 (1.64%) Degree
13 1 (1.64%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (42.62%) Active Directory
2 13 (21.31%) Hyper-V
2 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.92%) Terminal Services
3 3 (4.92%) vCloud
3 3 (4.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (4.92%) vSphere
3 3 (4.92%) XenApp
4 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) SCCM
2 5 (8.20%) Backup Exec
3 4 (6.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (4.92%) SCOM
4 3 (4.92%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (4.92%) WSUS
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.64%) Nagios
6 1 (1.64%) Nessus
6 1 (1.64%) Nmap
Vendors
1 52 (85.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (26.23%) Cisco
3 15 (24.59%) VMware
4 9 (14.75%) HP
5 5 (8.20%) Avaya
6 4 (6.56%) Citrix
6 4 (6.56%) NetApp
6 4 (6.56%) Veeam
7 3 (4.92%) Lumension
7 3 (4.92%) Mitel
7 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.92%) Snow
7 3 (4.92%) Veritas
8 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.28%) Dell
8 2 (3.28%) Juniper
8 2 (3.28%) NEC
9 1 (1.64%) Lotus
9 1 (1.64%) Novell
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum £4000 car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Landmark Information Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 9 days ago