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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 85 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 28 52 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.78% 3.57% 3.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.56% 8.74% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 28 51 66
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £55,000 £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
614 595 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.03% 40.87% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 469 501 584
Average salary £40,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 27 February 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 52 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 50 (76.92%) Windows
3 37 (56.92%) SQL Server
4 31 (47.69%) Active Directory
5 26 (40.00%) MCITP
6 25 (38.46%) VMware
7 24 (36.92%) SQL
8 22 (33.85%) Citrix
9 19 (29.23%) MCSE
10 17 (26.15%) MCSA
11 15 (23.08%) MS Exchange
11 15 (23.08%) Degree
12 14 (21.54%) Windows 8
13 13 (20.00%) MCP
14 12 (18.46%) MCDST
14 12 (18.46%) SharePoint
14 12 (18.46%) .NET
14 12 (18.46%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (16.92%) Hyper-V
15 11 (16.92%) Windows 7
15 11 (16.92%) C#
16 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
17 9 (13.85%) MCTS
17 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
18 8 (12.31%) Computer Science
18 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
19 7 (10.77%) Advertising
19 7 (10.77%) CRM
19 7 (10.77%) HTML

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.46%) SharePoint
2 12 (18.46%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.62%) IIS
4 3 (4.62%) CMS
5 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.08%) Lync
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) VoIP
1 4 (6.15%) WAN
1 4 (6.15%) SAN
2 3 (4.62%) MPLS
2 3 (4.62%) Firewall
2 3 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (4.62%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.62%) VPN
2 3 (4.62%) VLAN
3 2 (3.08%) DNS
3 2 (3.08%) DHCP
4 1 (1.54%) LAN
4 1 (1.54%) PBX
4 1 (1.54%) DMZ
4 1 (1.54%) Intranet
4 1 (1.54%) Internet
4 1 (1.54%) Network Security
4 1 (1.54%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (56.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.62%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.54%) MorphX
General
1 7 (10.77%) Advertising
2 2 (3.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) Graduate
1 13 (20.00%) Consultant
2 8 (12.31%) Analyst
2 8 (12.31%) IT Support
3 7 (10.77%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) DBA
4 6 (9.23%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.23%) Developer
4 6 (9.23%) SQL DBA
4 6 (9.23%) Storage Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) CRM Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (4.62%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.62%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) .NET
2 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
2 7 (10.77%) jQuery
2 7 (10.77%) HTML
3 6 (9.23%) MFC
4 3 (4.62%) Web Services
5 1 (1.54%) WAP
5 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.54%) CSS
5 1 (1.54%) HTML5
5 1 (1.54%) CSS3
5 1 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.23%) Pocket PC
3 6 (9.23%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.62%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.62%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 50 (76.92%) Windows
2 14 (21.54%) Windows 8
3 11 (16.92%) Windows 7
4 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
6 6 (9.23%) Android
7 5 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.15%) Linux
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (10.77%) CRM
2 6 (9.23%) Software Engineering
2 6 (9.23%) ITIL
3 4 (6.15%) Project Management
3 4 (6.15%) ERP
4 3 (4.62%) Web Services Management
5 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.08%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (1.54%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.54%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.54%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.54%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.54%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.54%) High Availability
6 1 (1.54%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (1.54%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.54%) B2B
6 1 (1.54%) MVC
6 1 (1.54%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.92%) SQL
2 11 (16.92%) C#
3 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.23%) C++
4 6 (9.23%) Java
4 6 (9.23%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.08%) C
6 1 (1.54%) X++
Qualifications
1 26 (40.00%) MCITP
2 19 (29.23%) MCSE
3 17 (26.15%) MCSA
4 15 (23.08%) Degree
5 13 (20.00%) MCP
6 12 (18.46%) MCDST
7 9 (13.85%) MCTS
8 6 (9.23%) NCDA
8 6 (9.23%) NCIE
8 6 (9.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (7.69%) MCT
10 3 (4.62%) CCNA
10 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.54%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.54%) MOS
11 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (47.69%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.92%) Hyper-V
3 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.23%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.62%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) SCCM
1 2 (3.08%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.54%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (1.54%) SCOM
2 1 (1.54%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 52 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (38.46%) VMware
3 22 (33.85%) Citrix
4 6 (9.23%) NetApp
5 3 (4.62%) Dell
6 2 (3.08%) Cisco
7 1 (1.54%) Mitel
7 1 (1.54%) Veeam
7 1 (1.54%) Kaseya
7 1 (1.54%) FalconStor
7 1 (1.54%) Dell KACE
7 1 (1.54%) Nokia
7 1 (1.54%) Apple
7 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.54%) Symantec
7 1 (1.54%) Remedy
7 1 (1.54%) Websense
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