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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 87 65 77
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 21 49 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.79% 3.37% 2.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.60% 8.55% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 17 34 43
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,675 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -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
457 573 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.03% 39.44% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 393 472 504
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £53,272
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 30 June 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 29 (69.05%) Windows
2 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
4 21 (50.00%) MCSE
5 20 (47.62%) VMware
6 18 (42.86%) VPN
6 18 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (35.71%) Firewall
9 14 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 13 (30.95%) vSphere
10 13 (30.95%) SQL
11 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
11 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (23.81%) IIS
12 10 (23.81%) CCNA
12 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (23.81%) Degree
13 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
13 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
13 9 (21.43%) Cisco
13 9 (21.43%) ITIL
14 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
14 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
14 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
15 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
15 7 (16.67%) MCITP
15 7 (16.67%) VLAN

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 (23.81%) IIS
2 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.76%) Confluence
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (42.86%) VPN
2 15 (35.71%) Firewall
3 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 7 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 7 (16.67%) SSL
4 7 (16.67%) VLAN
5 6 (14.29%) DNS
5 6 (14.29%) LAN
5 6 (14.29%) WAN
6 5 (11.90%) DHCP
7 3 (7.14%) SAN
7 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (4.76%) Intranet
8 2 (4.76%) NAS
8 2 (4.76%) VoIP
9 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) gulp
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Administrator
1 16 (38.10%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (21.43%) VMware Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) IT Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.14%) Developer
7 3 (7.14%) IT Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) IT Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) Server Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Storage Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 3 (7.14%) CSS
1 3 (7.14%) jQuery
2 2 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (4.76%) LAMP
2 2 (4.76%) LESS
2 2 (4.76%) REST
2 2 (4.76%) Sass
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.38%) CSS3
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 3 (7.14%) Replication
3 2 (4.76%) EMC VNX
3 2 (4.76%) Physics
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (69.05%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.14%) Linux
8 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.76%) CentOS
8 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.38%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (9.52%) ITIL V3
4 4 (9.52%) Performance Optimisation
4 4 (9.52%) Time Management
4 4 (9.52%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 3 (7.14%) Project Management
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.76%) Content Management
6 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Content Management
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Open Source
6 2 (4.76%) Presales
6 2 (4.76%) Process Management
6 2 (4.76%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 13 (30.95%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) C#
3 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) MCSE
2 10 (23.81%) CCNA
2 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (23.81%) Degree
3 7 (16.67%) MCITP
4 5 (11.90%) MCP
5 3 (7.14%) MCTS
6 2 (4.76%) MCSD
7 1 (2.38%) CCA
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.38%) MCSA
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (59.52%) Active Directory
2 13 (30.95%) vSphere
3 9 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (2.38%) Docker
7 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.38%) XenApp
7 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) SCOrch
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (7.14%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 20 (47.62%) VMware
3 9 (21.43%) Cisco
4 4 (9.52%) Citrix
4 4 (9.52%) Veeam
5 3 (7.14%) Apple
5 3 (7.14%) Dell
5 3 (7.14%) NetApp
6 2 (4.76%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.38%) Juniper
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