Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 66 68
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.13% 2.20% 1.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.97% 10.64% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 13
Slough median annual salary £30,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.32% +5.56% +80.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,850 £25,300
90th Percentile £35,000 £59,250 £57,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +7.95% +17.33%

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 Slough with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Slough
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 151 141 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 28.54% 20.70% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 131 123 279
Slough median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -20.83% +20.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £35,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £86,750 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +10.53%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Slough

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 Slough region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) MCSA
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (33.33%) Apple
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
6 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) CISSP
6 1 (16.67%) SCCM
6 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (16.67%) SIEM
6 1 (16.67%) Office 365
6 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (16.67%) MCTS

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) IT Support
1 3 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) IT Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365 Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
2 2 (33.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds