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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 52 54
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 6 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.67% 1.18% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 3.37% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 7
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +80.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £33,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.77%  

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 Slough.

Academic & Professional Certification
Slough
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 66 178 161
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 18.33% 35.11% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 56 166 113
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £62,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 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 Slough region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server
3 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (85.00%) MS Exchange
4 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
5 16 (80.00%) Firewall
6 15 (75.00%) Network Security
7 14 (70.00%) MCSE
7 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
8 12 (60.00%) Linux
8 12 (60.00%) Dell
8 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (60.00%) PowerShell
8 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (55.00%) PCI DSS
9 11 (55.00%) NAS
9 11 (55.00%) WinDbg
9 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (55.00%) High Availability
9 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (55.00%) CCVP
9 11 (55.00%) SAN
9 11 (55.00%) ISA Server
9 11 (55.00%) HP
9 11 (55.00%) CCNP
9 11 (55.00%) Back Office

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 17 (85.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) Firewall
2 15 (75.00%) Network Security
3 11 (55.00%) DHCP
3 11 (55.00%) DNS
3 11 (55.00%) NAS
3 11 (55.00%) SAN
3 11 (55.00%) SMTP
3 11 (55.00%) SNMP
3 11 (55.00%) VoIP
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) WinDbg
General
1 11 (55.00%) Back Office
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Professional Services Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server
3 18 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (60.00%) Linux
4 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) High Availability
1 11 (55.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.00%) Security Management
3 1 (5.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (55.00%) VBScript
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) MCSE
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (55.00%) CCNP
3 11 (55.00%) CCVP
4 5 (25.00%) CCSP
5 2 (10.00%) MCP
6 1 (5.00%) CCNA
6 1 (5.00%) CISSP
6 1 (5.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (5.00%) Degree
6 1 (5.00%) MCSA
6 1 (5.00%) MCTS
6 1 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (5.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (55.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (55.00%) ISA Server
3 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) Dell
3 11 (55.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) SonicWALL
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