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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 55 49 64
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 62 67 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.55% 4.32% 3.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.83% 10.93% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 59 57 73
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £31,200 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +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
631 613 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.14% 39.50% 37.25%
Number of salaries quoted 433 505 673
Average salary £39,300 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,090 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 1 October 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 68 (61.82%) Windows
2 55 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 53 (48.18%) SQL Server
4 49 (44.55%) MCP
5 44 (40.00%) MCTS
6 43 (39.09%) C#
7 40 (36.36%) .NET
7 40 (36.36%) MCSD
8 38 (34.55%) MCAD
8 38 (34.55%) Scrum
8 38 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (34.55%) TDD
8 38 (34.55%) NUnit
8 38 (34.55%) Kanban
8 38 (34.55%) Rhino Mocks
8 38 (34.55%) Moq
9 27 (24.55%) MCSE
10 24 (21.82%) MS Exchange
11 23 (20.91%) VMware
12 22 (20.00%) SQL
12 22 (20.00%) Active Directory
12 22 (20.00%) Citrix
13 21 (19.09%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (19.09%) Hyper-V
14 20 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (18.18%) NetApp
15 19 (17.27%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (17.27%) VB
15 19 (17.27%) VB.NET
15 19 (17.27%) ASP.NET

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 24 (21.82%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.73%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.73%) Lync
4 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.91%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (11.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.27%) MS Office
3 5 (4.55%) MS Project
4 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Office 365
2 2 (1.82%) SaaS
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.00%) VLAN
2 5 (4.55%) VPN
3 4 (3.64%) VoIP
3 4 (3.64%) Firewall
4 3 (2.73%) DNS
4 3 (2.73%) DHCP
5 2 (1.82%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.82%) IPv4
5 2 (1.82%) SAN
6 1 (0.91%) Wireless
6 1 (0.91%) Intranet
6 1 (0.91%) Internet
6 1 (0.91%) DMZ
6 1 (0.91%) WAN
6 1 (0.91%) LAN
6 1 (0.91%) PBX
6 1 (0.91%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (48.18%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (8.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.55%) DTS
4 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 38 (34.55%) NUnit
1 38 (34.55%) Rhino Mocks
1 38 (34.55%) Moq
2 19 (17.27%) MSTest
General
1 19 (17.27%) Music Industry
2 6 (5.45%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.55%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.82%) Electronics
6 1 (0.91%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (40.00%) Developer
2 19 (17.27%) .NET Developer
2 19 (17.27%) C# Developer
2 19 (17.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 16 (14.55%) Consultant
4 12 (10.91%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) Support Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) Administrator
6 9 (8.18%) Team Leader
7 8 (7.27%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 8 (7.27%) Analyst
8 7 (6.36%) IT Support
9 5 (4.55%) Security Consultant
9 5 (4.55%) DBA
9 5 (4.55%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) SQL DBA
9 5 (4.55%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 5 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (36.36%) .NET
2 19 (17.27%) ASP.NET
2 19 (17.27%) WinForms
2 19 (17.27%) Razor View Engine
2 19 (17.27%) Castle Windsor
2 19 (17.27%) Ninject
2 19 (17.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 19 (17.27%) Unity DI Container
2 19 (17.27%) Spring.NET
2 19 (17.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 19 (17.27%) NHibernate
2 19 (17.27%) WCF
2 19 (17.27%) WPF
3 1 (0.91%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.27%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.55%) Clustering
3 5 (4.55%) Open Source
3 5 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.55%) PKI
4 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.64%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.64%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.64%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.73%) Replication
6 2 (1.82%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.91%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 68 (61.82%) Windows
2 21 (19.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (12.73%) Linux
4 12 (10.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (6.36%) Windows XP
7 5 (4.55%) Solaris
8 4 (3.64%) UNIX
9 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.91%) Debian
10 1 (0.91%) CentOS
10 1 (0.91%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.55%) Scrum
1 38 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
1 38 (34.55%) TDD
1 38 (34.55%) Kanban
2 19 (17.27%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (17.27%) ITIL
2 19 (17.27%) MVC
2 19 (17.27%) BDD
2 19 (17.27%) Web Application Development
2 19 (17.27%) MVVM
2 19 (17.27%) Dependency Injection
2 19 (17.27%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (10.91%) ERP
4 9 (8.18%) Migration
5 7 (6.36%) Project Management
6 5 (4.55%) Validation
6 5 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.55%) Information Security
6 5 (4.55%) CRM
6 5 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.09%) C#
2 22 (20.00%) SQL
3 19 (17.27%) VB
3 19 (17.27%) VB.NET
4 5 (4.55%) C
4 5 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.55%) C++
4 5 (4.55%) Java
5 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (44.55%) MCP
2 44 (40.00%) MCTS
3 40 (36.36%) MCSD
4 38 (34.55%) MCAD
5 27 (24.55%) MCSE
6 17 (15.45%) MCITP
7 14 (12.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (12.73%) NCDA
7 14 (12.73%) NCIE
8 13 (11.82%) CCNA
8 13 (11.82%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (9.09%) Degree
10 9 (8.18%) MCSA
11 5 (4.55%) CISSP
12 4 (3.64%) MOS
12 4 (3.64%) A+ Certification
13 3 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (2.73%) VCDX
13 3 (2.73%) VCAP
13 3 (2.73%) VTSP
System Software
1 22 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (19.09%) Hyper-V
3 18 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.64%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.82%) vSphere
7 1 (0.91%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.91%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (9.09%) SCCM
2 4 (3.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.91%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (0.91%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.91%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 55 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (20.91%) VMware
3 22 (20.00%) Citrix
4 20 (18.18%) NetApp
5 7 (6.36%) Cisco
6 5 (4.55%) CA
6 5 (4.55%) Red Gate
7 4 (3.64%) Veeam
7 4 (3.64%) Nokia
7 4 (3.64%) Apple
7 4 (3.64%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.64%) HP
7 4 (3.64%) Symantec
7 4 (3.64%) Remedy
8 2 (1.82%) Dell
9 1 (0.91%) Websense
9 1 (0.91%) Mitel
9 1 (0.91%) Veritas
9 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.91%) Kaseya
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, South East, United Kingdom
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: £24,000 - £27,000
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bidwells
Posted: 22 days ago