The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 87 58 55
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 27 53 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.65% 3.74% 3.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.48% 9.50% 8.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27 52 60
Average salary £28,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £37,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
603 558 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.95% 39.32% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 435 465 574
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification.

1 60 (82.19%) Microsoft
2 55 (75.34%) Windows
3 35 (47.95%) Active Directory
4 32 (43.84%) SQL Server
5 28 (38.36%) VMware
6 27 (36.99%) Citrix
7 23 (31.51%) MCSE
7 23 (31.51%) MCITP
8 21 (28.77%) MS Exchange
9 19 (26.03%) MCSA
10 17 (23.29%) Hyper-V
11 16 (21.92%) Windows 7
11 16 (21.92%) SharePoint
12 15 (20.55%) MCP
12 15 (20.55%) SQL
13 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
14 13 (17.81%) .NET
14 13 (17.81%) NetApp
14 13 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (17.81%) Windows 8
15 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (16.44%) MCTS
15 12 (16.44%) C#
16 11 (15.07%) ITIL
16 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
17 10 (13.70%) MCDST
17 10 (13.70%) SharePoint 2013
18 9 (12.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 9 (12.33%) Linux
18 9 (12.33%) NCDA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (28.77%) MS Exchange
2 16 (21.92%) SharePoint
3 10 (13.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.11%) CMS
5 3 (4.11%) Lync
5 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.37%) IIS
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.96%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.48%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.22%) VoIP
1 6 (8.22%) VPN
1 6 (8.22%) Firewall
2 5 (6.85%) VLAN
3 4 (5.48%) DNS
3 4 (5.48%) DHCP
4 3 (4.11%) SAN
5 2 (2.74%) WAN
5 2 (2.74%) IPv4
5 2 (2.74%) Wireless
6 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.37%) MPLS
6 1 (1.37%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.37%) DMZ
6 1 (1.37%) Intranet
6 1 (1.37%) Internet
6 1 (1.37%) LAN
6 1 (1.37%) PBX
6 1 (1.37%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (1.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (43.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.11%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Rhino Mocks
1 6 (8.22%) Moq
1 6 (8.22%) NUnit
2 3 (4.11%) MSTest
3 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.37%) MorphX
General
1 7 (9.59%) Advertising
2 3 (4.11%) Music Industry
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (21.92%) Consultant
2 12 (16.44%) Developer
3 11 (15.07%) Graduate
4 10 (13.70%) Support Engineer
5 9 (12.33%) IT Support
6 8 (10.96%) Storage Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Service Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Administrator
8 5 (6.85%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.85%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 4 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 4 (5.48%) CRM Developer
9 4 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.48%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.48%) C# Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.81%) .NET
2 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.11%) WinForms
3 3 (4.11%) Castle Windsor
3 3 (4.11%) Ninject
3 3 (4.11%) Razor View Engine
3 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (4.11%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.11%) Spring.NET
3 3 (4.11%) NHibernate
3 3 (4.11%) WCF
3 3 (4.11%) WPF
4 2 (2.74%) jQuery
4 2 (2.74%) HTML
5 1 (1.37%) WAP
5 1 (1.37%) CSS
5 1 (1.37%) Web Services
5 1 (1.37%) MFC
5 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
1 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.11%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.11%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (4.11%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.11%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) Replication
3 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.37%) Pocket PC
Operating Systems
1 55 (75.34%) Windows
2 16 (21.92%) Windows 7
3 13 (17.81%) Windows 8
4 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (12.33%) Linux
7 7 (9.59%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.11%) UNIX
9 1 (1.37%) Debian
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.37%) CentOS
9 1 (1.37%) Android
9 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.07%) ITIL
2 8 (10.96%) CRM
3 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (9.59%) TDD
4 6 (8.22%) Kanban
4 6 (8.22%) ERP
4 6 (8.22%) Scrum
5 5 (6.85%) Project Management
6 4 (5.48%) MVC
7 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.11%) Web Application Development
7 3 (4.11%) BDD
7 3 (4.11%) MVVM
7 3 (4.11%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.74%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (2.74%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.74%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.37%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.55%) SQL
2 12 (16.44%) C#
3 3 (4.11%) VB
3 3 (4.11%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.37%) Java
5 1 (1.37%) C++
5 1 (1.37%) X++
Qualifications
1 23 (31.51%) MCSE
1 23 (31.51%) MCITP
2 19 (26.03%) MCSA
3 15 (20.55%) MCP
4 12 (16.44%) MCTS
5 10 (13.70%) MCDST
6 9 (12.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (12.33%) NCDA
6 9 (12.33%) NCIE
7 7 (9.59%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (9.59%) Degree
8 6 (8.22%) MCAD
8 6 (8.22%) MCSD
9 4 (5.48%) CCNA
9 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (4.11%) A+ Certification
10 3 (4.11%) MOS
11 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.37%) VCAP
11 1 (1.37%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (47.95%) Active Directory
2 17 (23.29%) Hyper-V
3 13 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (10.96%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.11%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.74%) vSphere
7 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) SCCM
2 3 (4.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (4.11%) SCOrch
2 3 (4.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.37%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.37%) SCOM
3 1 (1.37%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 60 (82.19%) Microsoft
2 28 (38.36%) VMware
3 27 (36.99%) Citrix
4 13 (17.81%) NetApp
5 5 (6.85%) Dell
5 5 (6.85%) Cisco
6 3 (4.11%) Symantec
6 3 (4.11%) Remedy
6 3 (4.11%) Nokia
6 3 (4.11%) Apple
6 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.74%) Veeam
7 2 (2.74%) HP
8 1 (1.37%) Websense
8 1 (1.37%) Mitel
8 1 (1.37%) Veritas
8 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.37%) Dell KACE
8 1 (1.37%) FalconStor
8 1 (1.37%) Kaseya
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