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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 62 68 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 46 58 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.36% 3.21% 5.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.03% 8.77% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 35 53 88
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 £25,620 £26,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
573 661 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.79% 36.58% 36.18%
Number of salaries quoted 478 487 507
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 3 August 2015.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 71 (79.78%) Windows
2 61 (68.54%) SQL
2 61 (68.54%) Microsoft
3 54 (60.67%) SQL Server
4 47 (52.81%) Degree
5 39 (43.82%) MCP
6 36 (40.45%) C#
7 34 (38.20%) Computer Science
8 32 (35.96%) .NET
8 32 (35.96%) ASP.NET
9 31 (34.83%) Java
9 31 (34.83%) JavaScript
9 31 (34.83%) Analytical Skills
10 30 (33.71%) MCSE
11 29 (32.58%) C++
11 29 (32.58%) HTML
11 29 (32.58%) MFC
11 29 (32.58%) Objective-C
11 29 (32.58%) Apple iOS
11 29 (32.58%) jQuery
11 29 (32.58%) Android
11 29 (32.58%) Pocket PC
12 27 (30.34%) Software Engineering
13 24 (26.97%) MCITP
13 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
14 20 (22.47%) MS Excel
15 18 (20.22%) ITIL
15 18 (20.22%) Client/Server
16 16 (17.98%) Enterprise Software
17 13 (14.61%) VMware

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 6 (6.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.49%) IIS
2 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.49%) Lync
3 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.37%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.12%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 20 (22.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.62%) MS Office
3 2 (2.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) Office 365
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) WAN
1 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
1 7 (7.87%) DNS
2 6 (6.74%) SAN
3 5 (5.62%) DHCP
3 5 (5.62%) LAN
4 2 (2.25%) VoIP
4 2 (2.25%) SMTP
4 2 (2.25%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.25%) SNMP
4 2 (2.25%) Internet
4 2 (2.25%) MPLS
4 2 (2.25%) Firewall
4 2 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.25%) VLAN
5 1 (1.12%) NAS
5 1 (1.12%) ADSL
5 1 (1.12%) Wireless
5 1 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (60.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.25%) Subversion
General
1 7 (7.87%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Legal
3 2 (2.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (32.58%) Software Engineer
2 14 (15.73%) DBA
2 14 (15.73%) SQL DBA
3 9 (10.11%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) Applications Specialist
5 7 (7.87%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Technical Support
6 6 (6.74%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.62%) Administrator
7 5 (5.62%) Consultant
8 4 (4.49%) Database Specialist
8 4 (4.49%) Applications Support Specialist
8 4 (4.49%) Support Specialist
8 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Specialist
9 3 (3.37%) Field Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.96%) ASP.NET
1 32 (35.96%) .NET
2 29 (32.58%) MFC
2 29 (32.58%) jQuery
2 29 (32.58%) HTML
3 11 (12.36%) PhoneGap
4 4 (4.49%) Web Services
5 2 (2.25%) XML
5 2 (2.25%) SAML
5 2 (2.25%) JSF
5 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.25%) Dojo
5 2 (2.25%) GWT
5 2 (2.25%) Classic ASP
5 2 (2.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (38.20%) Computer Science
2 31 (34.83%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (32.58%) Pocket PC
4 18 (20.22%) Client/Server
5 16 (17.98%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
8 3 (3.37%) Clustering
8 3 (3.37%) NHS
8 3 (3.37%) Blackberry
9 2 (2.25%) GIS
9 2 (2.25%) Thin Client
9 2 (2.25%) E-Learning
9 2 (2.25%) SecurID
9 2 (2.25%) Replication
9 2 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (2.25%) Fat Client
10 1 (1.12%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 71 (79.78%) Windows
2 29 (32.58%) Android
2 29 (32.58%) Apple iOS
3 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.74%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.49%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (4.49%) Linux
7 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.34%) Software Engineering
2 18 (20.22%) ITIL
3 11 (12.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (8.99%) Migration
5 7 (7.87%) Project Management
6 5 (5.62%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.62%) Line Management
7 4 (4.49%) Business Analysis
7 4 (4.49%) OO
8 3 (3.37%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.37%) High Availability
8 3 (3.37%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.25%) DevOps
9 2 (2.25%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.25%) Image Processing
9 2 (2.25%) Product Management
9 2 (2.25%) Information Security
9 2 (2.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 61 (68.54%) SQL
2 36 (40.45%) C#
3 31 (34.83%) Java
3 31 (34.83%) JavaScript
4 29 (32.58%) C++
4 29 (32.58%) Objective-C
5 9 (10.11%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.49%) C
7 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.25%) VBScript
8 2 (2.25%) Perl
8 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (52.81%) Degree
2 39 (43.82%) MCP
3 30 (33.71%) MCSE
4 24 (26.97%) MCITP
5 11 (12.36%) MCTS
6 10 (11.24%) MCT
7 9 (10.11%) MCSA
8 8 (8.99%) CCNA
8 8 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (3.37%) A+ Certification
11 2 (2.25%) CCNP
11 2 (2.25%) MCDBA
11 2 (2.25%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
11 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
11 2 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (2.25%) ISTQB
12 1 (1.12%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (26.97%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.49%) VMware ESX
2 4 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.25%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.12%) XenApp
4 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (68.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.61%) VMware
3 11 (12.36%) Xamarin
4 6 (6.74%) Citrix
5 5 (5.62%) Cisco
6 4 (4.49%) Oracle
7 3 (3.37%) HP
8 2 (2.25%) Sophos
8 2 (2.25%) Veeam
8 2 (2.25%) Lumension
8 2 (2.25%) Google
8 2 (2.25%) Fujitsu
8 2 (2.25%) ESRI
9 1 (1.12%) EPiServer
9 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.12%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (1.12%) Websense
9 1 (1.12%) Juniper
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Impressive Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + exciting company
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, training fund, certifications
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago