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

Microsoft Certification
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 108 101
Rank change year-on-year +25 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 26 26 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.98% 1.46% 2.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.64% 4.23% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 47
Median salary £47,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +72.72% -21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,100 £23,579
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,250 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,125 £36,000
% change year-on-year +3.80% +0.34%  

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 461 614 854
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 35.08% 34.49% 36.78%
Number of salaries quoted 365 441 579
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £23,579
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Reading

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

1 31 (77.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (52.50%) MCSE
3 15 (37.50%) Windows
4 14 (35.00%) MCP
5 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
7 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (25.00%) MCSA
7 10 (25.00%) SQL
7 10 (25.00%) ITIL
8 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
8 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
8 9 (22.50%) CCNA
8 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (22.50%) Presales
9 8 (20.00%) VMware
9 8 (20.00%) Office 365
10 7 (17.50%) DV Cleared
10 7 (17.50%) Integration Testing
10 7 (17.50%) Cisco
11 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
11 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (15.00%) Skype for Business
11 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
12 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (12.50%) Unified Communications
12 5 (12.50%) Change Control
12 5 (12.50%) High Availability
12 5 (12.50%) Degree
12 5 (12.50%) Firewall

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring 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 6 (15.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (20.00%) Office 365
3 4 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (10.00%) IaaS
4 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (7.50%) PaaS
5 1 (2.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.50%) Firewall
2 5 (12.50%) LAN
2 5 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 5 (12.50%) VoIP
2 5 (12.50%) WAN
3 4 (10.00%) Skype
4 3 (7.50%) FCoE
4 3 (7.50%) PBX
4 3 (7.50%) SNMP
5 2 (5.00%) Internet
5 2 (5.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (5.00%) PABX
5 2 (5.00%) SAN
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.50%) DNS
6 1 (2.50%) HTTP
6 1 (2.50%) NAS
6 1 (2.50%) SMTP
6 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
1 3 (7.50%) Redmine
2 2 (5.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.50%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
1 5 (12.50%) Retail
2 3 (7.50%) Advertising
2 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Automotive
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Consultant
2 8 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) IT Support
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.50%) Applications Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (7.50%) Senior IT Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
1 2 (5.00%) CSS
1 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.50%) Backbone.js
2 1 (2.50%) Ember.js
2 1 (2.50%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.50%) jQuery
2 1 (2.50%) Kendo UI
2 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (2.50%) LINQ
2 1 (2.50%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (2.50%) WCF
2 1 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) XSD
2 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.50%) Clustering
1 3 (7.50%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.50%) Blog
3 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.50%) Unix
4 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Android
6 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.50%) CentOS
6 1 (2.50%) Fedora
6 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) Presales
3 7 (17.50%) Integration Testing
4 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (12.50%) Change Control
5 5 (12.50%) High Availability
6 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (10.00%) ERP
6 4 (10.00%) Migration
6 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.00%) TDD
7 3 (7.50%) Conflict Management
7 3 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL V2
7 3 (7.50%) Process Improvement
7 3 (7.50%) Project Management
7 3 (7.50%) Service Management
7 3 (7.50%) Smoke Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) C
3 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.50%) Korn
4 2 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) MCSE
2 14 (35.00%) MCP
3 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
4 10 (25.00%) MCSA
5 9 (22.50%) CCNA
5 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (17.50%) DV Cleared
7 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (12.50%) Degree
9 3 (7.50%) CISSP
9 3 (7.50%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (7.50%) GIAC
9 3 (7.50%) Linux+ Certification
9 3 (7.50%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (7.50%) SANS
9 3 (7.50%) Security+ Certification
9 3 (7.50%) SSCP
10 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
10 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (2.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.50%) NFS
3 3 (7.50%) Samba
3 3 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (10.00%) Nagios
1 4 (10.00%) SCCM
2 3 (7.50%) Ansible
2 3 (7.50%) Backup Exec
2 3 (7.50%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) vCenter Server
3 2 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (5.00%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) SCSM
3 2 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (77.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco
4 4 (10.00%) Avaya
4 4 (10.00%) HP
5 3 (7.50%) EMC
5 3 (7.50%) NetApp
5 3 (7.50%) Remedy
5 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.00%) Mitel
6 2 (5.00%) NEC
6 2 (5.00%) Snow
6 2 (5.00%) Veeam
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix
7 1 (2.50%) Juniper
7 1 (2.50%) NetIQ
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.50%) Sybase
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Foundation IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Foundation IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 22 days ago