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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 106 85 64
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 11 31 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.73% 1.87% 3.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.11% 4.85% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 31 50
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%
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
522 639 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.66% 38.52% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 374 473 480
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £62,100 £55,000 £55,560
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 10 February 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
3 19 (65.52%) MCSE
4 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
5 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (44.83%) IIS
6 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
7 12 (41.38%) VMware
8 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
9 9 (31.03%) Citrix
10 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
10 8 (27.59%) ITIL
10 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
10 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (27.59%) vSphere
11 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
11 7 (24.14%) VPN
11 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
11 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (20.69%) Performance Optimisation
12 6 (20.69%) HTTPS
12 6 (20.69%) SSL
12 6 (20.69%) SQL
12 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
12 6 (20.69%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
12 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
12 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (44.83%) IIS
2 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
3 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
2 7 (24.14%) VPN
3 6 (20.69%) HTTPS
3 6 (20.69%) SSL
4 3 (10.34%) DHCP
4 3 (10.34%) DNS
4 3 (10.34%) LAN
4 3 (10.34%) VLAN
4 3 (10.34%) WAN
5 1 (3.45%) Firewall
5 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) MySQL
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Administrator
2 12 (41.38%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
1 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
1 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (10.34%) CSS
1 3 (10.34%) CSS3
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
1 3 (10.34%) HTML5
1 3 (10.34%) jQuery
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) BYOD
3 2 (6.90%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (79.31%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
3 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.79%) Linux
6 3 (10.34%) Mac OS X
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 6 (20.69%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (20.69%) Performance Optimisation
2 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
2 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
3 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.34%) MVC
4 2 (6.90%) Data Management
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.90%) Service Management
5 1 (3.45%) ERP
5 1 (3.45%) Information Governance
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) C#
2 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) MCSE
2 5 (17.24%) HNC
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
3 3 (10.34%) MCITP
4 2 (6.90%) CCA
4 2 (6.90%) CCNA
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (6.90%) MCSA
4 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.45%) MCP
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) vSphere
3 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (17.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (17.24%) XenApp
4 5 (17.24%) XenServer
5 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.45%) KVM
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) VMware
3 9 (31.03%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) Dell
4 2 (6.90%) Dell KACE
4 2 (6.90%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) Remedy
4 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.90%) Sophos
4 2 (6.90%) Veeam
4 2 (6.90%) WorldPay
5 1 (3.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) Epicor
5 1 (3.45%) Lotus
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Red Gate
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