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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 55 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 64 67 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.62% 4.35% 3.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.79% 11.47% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 61 58 76
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 £29,000 £30,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.86% +5.33%
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
654 584 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.01% 37.90% 38.15%
Number of salaries quoted 452 494 681
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 £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 23 September 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 69 (61.61%) Windows
2 58 (51.79%) SQL Server
3 55 (49.11%) Microsoft
4 50 (44.64%) MCP
5 46 (41.07%) MCTS
6 45 (40.18%) C#
7 43 (38.39%) .NET
8 42 (37.50%) MCSD
9 40 (35.71%) MCAD
9 40 (35.71%) Scrum
9 40 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (35.71%) TDD
9 40 (35.71%) NUnit
9 40 (35.71%) Kanban
9 40 (35.71%) Rhino Mocks
9 40 (35.71%) Moq
10 27 (24.11%) MCSE
11 26 (23.21%) SQL
12 23 (20.54%) MS Exchange
13 22 (19.64%) VMware
14 21 (18.75%) ITIL
14 21 (18.75%) VB
14 21 (18.75%) Citrix
14 21 (18.75%) Hyper-V
15 20 (17.86%) Spring.NET
15 20 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (17.86%) MSTest
15 20 (17.86%) MVVM
15 20 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (17.86%) Dependency Injection

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 23 (20.54%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.68%) Lync
5 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.89%) IIS
5 1 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.36%) MS Office
3 5 (4.46%) MS Project
4 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Office 365
2 2 (1.79%) SaaS
3 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.71%) VLAN
2 5 (4.46%) VoIP
2 5 (4.46%) VPN
3 4 (3.57%) Firewall
4 3 (2.68%) DNS
4 3 (2.68%) DHCP
5 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.79%) WAN
5 2 (1.79%) IPv4
5 2 (1.79%) SAN
5 2 (1.79%) LAN
6 1 (0.89%) Wireless
6 1 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (51.79%) SQL Server
2 20 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (9.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (7.14%) DTS
4 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (4.46%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (35.71%) NUnit
1 40 (35.71%) Rhino Mocks
1 40 (35.71%) Moq
2 20 (17.86%) MSTest
General
1 20 (17.86%) Music Industry
2 6 (5.36%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.36%) Finance
3 5 (4.46%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 46 (41.07%) Developer
2 20 (17.86%) .NET Developer
2 20 (17.86%) C# Developer
2 20 (17.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 16 (14.29%) Consultant
4 12 (10.71%) Administrator
5 11 (9.82%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (8.93%) Storage Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) Team Leader
8 8 (7.14%) SQL DBA
8 8 (7.14%) DBA
8 8 (7.14%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 7 (6.25%) Analyst
9 7 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
9 7 (6.25%) Support Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) Server Administrator
10 6 (5.36%) IT Support
11 5 (4.46%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 5 (4.46%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 5 (4.46%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (38.39%) .NET
2 20 (17.86%) ASP.NET
2 20 (17.86%) WinForms
2 20 (17.86%) NHibernate
2 20 (17.86%) WCF
2 20 (17.86%) WPF
2 20 (17.86%) Spring.NET
2 20 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 20 (17.86%) Castle Windsor
2 20 (17.86%) Ninject
2 20 (17.86%) Razor View Engine
2 20 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 20 (17.86%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.86%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (7.14%) Clustering
3 6 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.46%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.46%) Open Source
4 5 (4.46%) PKI
5 4 (3.57%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.57%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.57%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.68%) Replication
7 2 (1.79%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.89%) Statistics
8 1 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 69 (61.61%) Windows
2 20 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (12.50%) Linux
4 12 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.46%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.46%) Solaris
7 4 (3.57%) UNIX
8 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.89%) Debian
9 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.89%) CentOS
9 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (35.71%) Scrum
1 40 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (35.71%) TDD
1 40 (35.71%) Kanban
2 21 (18.75%) ITIL
3 20 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (17.86%) MVC
3 20 (17.86%) Dependency Injection
3 20 (17.86%) MVVM
3 20 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (17.86%) BDD
3 20 (17.86%) Web Application Development
4 12 (10.71%) ERP
5 11 (9.82%) Migration
6 9 (8.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.36%) Project Management
9 5 (4.46%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.18%) C#
2 26 (23.21%) SQL
3 21 (18.75%) VB
4 20 (17.86%) VB.NET
5 8 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.46%) C++
6 5 (4.46%) Java
6 5 (4.46%) C
7 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (44.64%) MCP
2 46 (41.07%) MCTS
3 42 (37.50%) MCSD
4 40 (35.71%) MCAD
5 27 (24.11%) MCSE
6 17 (15.18%) MCITP
7 13 (11.61%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (11.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (11.61%) CCNA
7 13 (11.61%) NCDA
7 13 (11.61%) NCIE
8 11 (9.82%) Degree
9 9 (8.04%) MCSA
10 5 (4.46%) CISSP
11 4 (3.57%) A+ Certification
11 4 (3.57%) MOS
12 3 (2.68%) VCAP
12 3 (2.68%) VTSP
12 3 (2.68%) VCDX
13 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 21 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 19 (16.96%) Active Directory
3 17 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.57%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.79%) vSphere
7 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) SCCM
2 4 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.89%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 55 (49.11%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.64%) VMware
3 21 (18.75%) Citrix
4 19 (16.96%) NetApp
5 8 (7.14%) Cisco
6 7 (6.25%) Red Gate
7 5 (4.46%) HP
7 5 (4.46%) CA
8 4 (3.57%) Veeam
8 4 (3.57%) Apple
8 4 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.57%) Symantec
8 4 (3.57%) Remedy
8 4 (3.57%) Nokia
9 2 (1.79%) Dell
10 1 (0.89%) Oracle
10 1 (0.89%) Veritas
10 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
Cambridge, South East, United Kingdom
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: £24,000 - £27,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Building Society
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bidwells
Posted: 13 days ago