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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 77 89 58
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -31
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 25 25 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.13% 1.70% 3.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.79% 4.50% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 25 23 62
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £25,560 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,540 £41,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
432 556 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.80% 37.87% 37.29%
Number of salaries quoted 312 494 457
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £27,164 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £50,000 £65,000
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 28 September 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 46 (97.87%) Microsoft
2 37 (78.72%) Windows
3 33 (70.21%) Windows Server
4 32 (68.09%) Active Directory
5 19 (40.43%) VMware
5 19 (40.43%) Degree
6 16 (34.04%) MCITP
6 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (34.04%) PowerShell
6 16 (34.04%) ITIL
6 16 (34.04%) MS Excel
6 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (31.91%) Hyper-V
8 14 (29.79%) Finance
9 13 (27.66%) MCSE
9 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
10 12 (25.53%) SQL
10 12 (25.53%) SCCM
11 11 (23.40%) Migration
11 11 (23.40%) Unix
11 11 (23.40%) Cisco
11 11 (23.40%) Firewall
12 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (19.15%) SAN
13 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
13 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
13 9 (19.15%) VPN
13 9 (19.15%) DNS
13 9 (19.15%) vSphere
14 8 (17.02%) DHCP

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 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (12.77%) IIS
4 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.38%) Skype for Business
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (34.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.77%) Office 365
2 6 (12.77%) PaaS
2 6 (12.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) Firewall
2 9 (19.15%) DNS
2 9 (19.15%) SAN
2 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
2 9 (19.15%) VPN
3 8 (17.02%) DHCP
4 5 (10.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (8.51%) LAN
6 3 (6.38%) WAN
6 3 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (4.26%) Intranet
7 2 (4.26%) NAS
7 2 (4.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) gulp
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Back Office
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Windows Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) IT Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Server Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Windows Server Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) VMware Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Administrator
4 6 (12.77%) IT Support
4 6 (12.77%) SCCM Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Hardware Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) CSS
1 5 (10.64%) jQuery
2 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.38%) HTML
4 2 (4.26%) .NET
4 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.26%) CSS3
4 2 (4.26%) HTML5
4 2 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (4.26%) LESS
4 2 (4.26%) REST
4 2 (4.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
1 6 (12.77%) Driving Licence
1 6 (12.77%) Replication
2 5 (10.64%) EMC VNX
3 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Physics
4 2 (4.26%) Statistics
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.13%) Life Science
5 1 (2.13%) LIMS
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (78.72%) Windows
2 33 (70.21%) Windows Server
3 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (23.40%) Unix
5 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.64%) Linux
7 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.26%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.13%) Android
10 1 (2.13%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) ITIL
2 11 (23.40%) Migration
3 6 (12.77%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (12.77%) Time Management
4 5 (10.64%) Regulatory Compliance
4 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.51%) Data Protection
5 4 (8.51%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.38%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (6.38%) Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.26%) Data Management
7 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Content Management
7 2 (4.26%) MVC
7 2 (4.26%) Open Source
7 2 (4.26%) Process Management
7 2 (4.26%) Security Management
7 2 (4.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) PowerShell
2 12 (25.53%) SQL
3 5 (10.64%) C#
3 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) Degree
2 16 (34.04%) MCITP
3 13 (27.66%) MCSE
4 7 (14.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (12.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (10.64%) CCNA
6 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (8.51%) MCP
8 2 (4.26%) MCSA
8 2 (4.26%) MCSD
9 1 (2.13%) CCA
9 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.13%) MCDST
9 1 (2.13%) MOS
9 1 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (68.09%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (31.91%) Hyper-V
4 9 (19.15%) vSphere
5 7 (14.89%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (14.89%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (12.77%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (8.51%) XenApp
7 4 (8.51%) XenDesktop
8 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (2.13%) Docker
9 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) SCCM
2 6 (12.77%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (8.51%) SCOrch
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (6.38%) SCOM
5 1 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (97.87%) Microsoft
2 19 (40.43%) VMware
3 11 (23.40%) Cisco
4 7 (14.89%) HP
4 7 (14.89%) Veeam
5 6 (12.77%) IBM
5 6 (12.77%) SolarWinds
6 5 (10.64%) EMC
7 4 (8.51%) Citrix
8 3 (6.38%) Apple
8 3 (6.38%) Dell
8 3 (6.38%) NetApp
9 1 (2.13%) 3PAR
9 1 (2.13%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.13%) Juniper
9 1 (2.13%) Sage
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