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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 66 94 82
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 30 16 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.78% 1.09% 2.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.95% 3.11% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 36
Median salary £30,500 £34,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.23% +6.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,670 £26,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £42,500 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
504 515 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.75% 35.01% 36.09%
Number of salaries quoted 420 401 465
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 10 December 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 48 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 42 (87.50%) Windows
3 38 (79.17%) Active Directory
4 36 (75.00%) Windows Server
5 22 (45.83%) MCSE
5 22 (45.83%) VMware
6 20 (41.67%) MS Excel
7 19 (39.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (31.25%) Hyper-V
8 15 (31.25%) MCITP
8 15 (31.25%) SCCM
9 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (29.17%) Finance
10 13 (27.08%) Unix
10 13 (27.08%) ITIL
11 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (22.92%) SQL
12 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
12 11 (22.92%) Migration
12 11 (22.92%) PowerShell
12 11 (22.92%) Degree
13 10 (20.83%) MCSA
13 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
13 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
13 10 (20.83%) SAN
14 9 (18.75%) Cisco
14 9 (18.75%) MS Office
14 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
15 8 (16.67%) HP

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 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.33%) IIS
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.50%) Office 365
2 6 (12.50%) PaaS
2 6 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) SAN
1 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.50%) Firewall
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (8.33%) DHCP
3 4 (8.33%) DNS
3 4 (8.33%) VPN
4 3 (6.25%) LAN
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (4.17%) Internet
5 2 (4.17%) NAS
5 2 (4.17%) WAN
6 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.08%) VoIP
6 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) IT Support
2 13 (27.08%) Support Engineer
3 12 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 12 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (22.92%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) SCCM Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Server Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Service Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (14.58%) Windows Server Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Hardware Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Hardware Support Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) CSS
1 3 (6.25%) HTML
1 3 (6.25%) jQuery
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (4.17%) CSS3
2 2 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 4 (8.33%) EMC VNX
2 4 (8.33%) Replication
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Statistics
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.08%) Life Science
4 1 (2.08%) LIMS
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (87.50%) Windows
2 36 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 19 (39.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (27.08%) Unix
6 6 (12.50%) Linux
7 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.08%) Android
9 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) ITIL
2 11 (22.92%) Migration
3 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
4 6 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (10.42%) Regulatory Compliance
6 4 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 4 (8.33%) Time Management
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.17%) Data Management
7 2 (4.17%) MVC
7 2 (4.17%) Network Management
7 2 (4.17%) Office Automation
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (4.17%) Security Management
7 2 (4.17%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 1 (2.08%) B2B
8 1 (2.08%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (2.08%) Presales
8 1 (2.08%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.08%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) PowerShell
1 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) C#
2 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) MCSE
2 15 (31.25%) MCITP
3 11 (22.92%) Degree
4 10 (20.83%) MCSA
5 7 (14.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (12.50%) MCP
7 4 (8.33%) CCNA
7 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (6.25%) CCA
8 3 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (4.17%) CCEA
9 2 (4.17%) CCNP
9 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
10 1 (2.08%) CCENT
10 1 (2.08%) MCDST
10 1 (2.08%) MOS
System Software
1 38 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 19 (39.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (31.25%) Hyper-V
4 7 (14.58%) Virtual Desktop
4 7 (14.58%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (12.50%) XenApp
5 6 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 5 (10.42%) vSphere
7 2 (4.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (31.25%) SCCM
2 6 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (8.33%) SCOM
4 1 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (45.83%) VMware
3 9 (18.75%) Cisco
4 8 (16.67%) HP
5 7 (14.58%) Veeam
6 6 (12.50%) Citrix
6 6 (12.50%) IBM
6 6 (12.50%) SolarWinds
7 4 (8.33%) EMC
8 2 (4.17%) NetApp
8 2 (4.17%) SAP
9 1 (2.08%) 3Com
9 1 (2.08%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.08%) Draytek
9 1 (2.08%) NETGEAR
9 1 (2.08%) Sage
9 1 (2.08%) ZyXEL