Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Microsoft Certification
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 67 87
Rank change year-on-year -2 +20 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.28% 1.60% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.20% 5.31% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 16
Slough median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +20.37% -46.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £31,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £43,750 £55,000
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -24.24%

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 125 245 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 17.83% 30.14% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 116 222 294
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £52,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +14.83% +5.56%
10th Percentile £22,500 £37,550 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £92,500 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +8.25% +2.11%

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

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Slough over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Slough region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) MCSE
3 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) Presales
5 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
5 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Dell
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) MCSA
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) Clustering
6 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (22.22%) MCTS
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco

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 3 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) OpenStack
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) Network Security
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) iSCSI
2 2 (22.22%) Skype
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Presales Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Presales
1 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (22.22%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Hardware Maintenance
3 1 (11.11%) OpenUP
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Design
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MCSE
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (22.22%) MCTS
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (11.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (11.11%) Firmware
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Dell
2 3 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle