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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 80 68 70
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 26 45 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.11% 3.15% 3.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.70% 8.46% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 22 30 58
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,725 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -4.05%
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
456 532 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.01% 37.25% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 381 449 550
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,800 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 26 (68.42%) Windows
2 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 19 (50.00%) VPN
3 19 (50.00%) MCSE
4 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (42.11%) VMware
6 14 (36.84%) Firewall
6 14 (36.84%) PowerShell
6 14 (36.84%) Windows Server
7 12 (31.58%) SQL
8 11 (28.95%) IIS
8 11 (28.95%) vSphere
8 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (26.32%) Degree
9 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 10 (26.32%) CCNA
9 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
9 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (23.68%) ITIL
10 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
10 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (21.05%) Cisco
11 8 (21.05%) HTTPS
11 8 (21.05%) SSL
11 8 (21.05%) Service Delivery
11 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
12 7 (18.42%) MCITP
12 7 (18.42%) MS Excel

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 11 (28.95%) IIS
2 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.26%) Confluence
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) VPN
2 14 (36.84%) Firewall
3 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
4 8 (21.05%) HTTPS
4 8 (21.05%) SSL
5 7 (18.42%) VLAN
6 6 (15.79%) DNS
7 5 (13.16%) DHCP
8 4 (10.53%) LAN
8 4 (10.53%) WAN
9 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (5.26%) Intranet
10 2 (5.26%) VoIP
11 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) gulp
1 2 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.26%) Back Office
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Administrator
1 15 (39.47%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (21.05%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) IT Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.89%) IT Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) IT Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Junior
7 2 (5.26%) Junior Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
1 2 (5.26%) CSS
1 2 (5.26%) jQuery
1 2 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (5.26%) LAMP
1 2 (5.26%) LESS
1 2 (5.26%) REST
1 2 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Driving Licence
1 3 (7.89%) Replication
2 2 (5.26%) EMC VNX
2 2 (5.26%) Physics
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.89%) Linux
8 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.26%) CentOS
8 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
8 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.63%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (21.05%) Service Delivery
2 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 3 (7.89%) Time Management
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.26%) Content Management
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Open Source
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (5.26%) Presales
6 2 (5.26%) Process Management
6 2 (5.26%) Server Building
6 2 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (5.26%) Web Development
7 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.63%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 12 (31.58%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) MCSE
2 10 (26.32%) CCNA
2 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (26.32%) Degree
3 7 (18.42%) MCITP
4 5 (13.16%) MCP
5 3 (7.89%) MCTS
6 2 (5.26%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.95%) vSphere
3 6 (15.79%) Terminal Services
4 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (2.63%) Docker
6 1 (2.63%) XenApp
6 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCOrch
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (42.11%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco
4 4 (10.53%) Citrix
5 3 (7.89%) Apple
5 3 (7.89%) Dell
5 3 (7.89%) Veeam
6 2 (5.26%) EMC
7 1 (2.63%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.63%) Juniper
7 1 (2.63%) NetApp
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