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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 65 70 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 43 61 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.05% 3.32% 5.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.25% 8.68% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 29 56 91
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -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
521 703 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.98% 38.21% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 442 547 590
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,000
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 22 May 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 57 (80.28%) Windows
2 50 (70.42%) SQL Server
3 49 (69.01%) Microsoft
4 48 (67.61%) SQL
5 37 (52.11%) Degree
6 33 (46.48%) MCP
7 27 (38.03%) ASP.NET
7 27 (38.03%) C#
7 27 (38.03%) Java
7 27 (38.03%) JavaScript
7 27 (38.03%) .NET
7 27 (38.03%) MCITP
8 26 (36.62%) Computer Science
8 26 (36.62%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (35.21%) Apple iOS
9 25 (35.21%) Pocket PC
9 25 (35.21%) jQuery
9 25 (35.21%) Android
9 25 (35.21%) MFC
9 25 (35.21%) C++
9 25 (35.21%) HTML
9 25 (35.21%) Objective-C
10 23 (32.39%) Software Engineering
11 19 (26.76%) MCSE
11 19 (26.76%) Active Directory
12 17 (23.94%) Client/Server
12 17 (23.94%) VMware
13 13 (18.31%) MCSA
14 11 (15.49%) Citrix
14 11 (15.49%) MCTS

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (11.27%) SharePoint 2013
1 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.45%) CMS
3 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.63%) IIS
5 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.82%) Lync
6 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (2.82%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.41%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
3 2 (2.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) WAN
1 6 (8.45%) SAN
2 5 (7.04%) VoIP
3 3 (4.23%) DNS
3 3 (4.23%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.23%) LAN
3 3 (4.23%) MPLS
3 3 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.23%) VLAN
4 2 (2.82%) Firewall
4 2 (2.82%) DHCP
4 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.41%) VPN
5 1 (1.41%) SNMP
5 1 (1.41%) SMTP
5 1 (1.41%) Internet
5 1 (1.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (70.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.82%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Legal
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Software Engineer
2 11 (15.49%) SQL DBA
2 11 (15.49%) DBA
3 10 (14.08%) Consultant
4 8 (11.27%) Graduate
5 6 (8.45%) IT Support
6 4 (5.63%) Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Database Specialist
7 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Field Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Services Director
8 2 (2.82%) Development Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Software Development Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Software Integration Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.03%) ASP.NET
1 27 (38.03%) .NET
2 25 (35.21%) jQuery
2 25 (35.21%) MFC
2 25 (35.21%) HTML
3 8 (11.27%) PhoneGap
4 5 (7.04%) Web Services
5 2 (2.82%) Dojo
5 2 (2.82%) GWT
5 2 (2.82%) JSF
5 2 (2.82%) J2EE
5 2 (2.82%) XML
6 1 (1.41%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.41%) SAML
6 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.62%) Computer Science
1 26 (36.62%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (35.21%) Pocket PC
3 17 (23.94%) Client/Server
4 8 (11.27%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (7.04%) Thin Client
5 5 (7.04%) Fat Client
6 3 (4.23%) NHS
6 3 (4.23%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.82%) GIS
8 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.41%) Clustering
8 1 (1.41%) E-Learning
8 1 (1.41%) Replication
8 1 (1.41%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 57 (80.28%) Windows
2 25 (35.21%) Apple iOS
2 25 (35.21%) Android
3 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (12.68%) Windows 8
5 7 (9.86%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.23%) Linux
7 3 (4.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Software Engineering
2 8 (11.27%) ITIL
3 5 (7.04%) ERP
3 5 (7.04%) Migration
4 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.23%) E-Commerce
5 3 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.23%) Web Services Management
5 3 (4.23%) Business Analysis
5 3 (4.23%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.82%) Web Application Development
6 2 (2.82%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (2.82%) Test Scripting
6 2 (2.82%) Data Migration
6 2 (2.82%) Image Processing
6 2 (2.82%) Process Management
6 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.82%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (67.61%) SQL
2 27 (38.03%) C#
2 27 (38.03%) Java
2 27 (38.03%) JavaScript
3 25 (35.21%) C++
3 25 (35.21%) Objective-C
4 4 (5.63%) C
5 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.41%) VBScript
6 1 (1.41%) Perl
6 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (52.11%) Degree
2 33 (46.48%) MCP
3 27 (38.03%) MCITP
4 19 (26.76%) MCSE
5 13 (18.31%) MCSA
6 11 (15.49%) MCTS
7 10 (14.08%) MCT
8 8 (11.27%) MCDST
9 5 (7.04%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (4.23%) CCNA
10 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
11 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
11 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
11 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.41%) CCNP
12 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
12 1 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (26.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) Terminal Server
3 3 (4.23%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) SCCM
1 1 (1.41%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 49 (69.01%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.94%) VMware
3 11 (15.49%) Citrix
4 8 (11.27%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.82%) Lumension
5 2 (2.82%) Fujitsu
5 2 (2.82%) Veeam
5 2 (2.82%) Google
5 2 (2.82%) ESRI
5 2 (2.82%) Sophos
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco
6 1 (1.41%) Dell
6 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.41%) EPiServer
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