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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 62 39 60
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 59 88 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.19% 5.52% 3.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.43% 15.20% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 55 81 65
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 £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
700 579 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.82% 36.35% 41.66%
Number of salaries quoted 492 491 724
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,000 £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 19 August 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 71 (59.17%) SQL Server
2 70 (58.33%) Windows
3 58 (48.33%) MCP
4 55 (45.83%) C#
5 54 (45.00%) .NET
5 54 (45.00%) MCTS
6 52 (43.33%) MCSD
7 50 (41.67%) MCAD
7 50 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 50 (41.67%) TDD
7 50 (41.67%) NUnit
7 50 (41.67%) Scrum
7 50 (41.67%) Kanban
7 50 (41.67%) Rhino Mocks
7 50 (41.67%) Moq
8 27 (22.50%) VB
9 26 (21.67%) SQL
9 26 (21.67%) MCSE
10 25 (20.83%) VB.NET
10 25 (20.83%) ASP.NET
10 25 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (20.83%) WinForms
10 25 (20.83%) MVC
10 25 (20.83%) BDD
10 25 (20.83%) Castle Windsor
10 25 (20.83%) Ninject
10 25 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (20.83%) Dependency Injection
10 25 (20.83%) Inversion of Control

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 22 (18.33%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 9 (7.50%) Lync
3 9 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (5.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.83%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.50%) MS Office
3 5 (4.17%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) Office 365
2 2 (1.67%) SaaS
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.83%) VLAN
1 13 (10.83%) LAN
2 9 (7.50%) DHCP
2 9 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.50%) DNS
3 7 (5.83%) NAS
3 7 (5.83%) Firewall
4 6 (5.00%) VoIP
5 5 (4.17%) WAN
6 4 (3.33%) SAN
6 4 (3.33%) VPN
6 4 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.83%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (59.17%) SQL Server
2 25 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (9.17%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (7.50%) DTS
4 9 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (5.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 50 (41.67%) NUnit
1 50 (41.67%) Rhino Mocks
1 50 (41.67%) Moq
2 25 (20.83%) MSTest
General
1 25 (20.83%) Music Industry
2 6 (5.00%) Finance
2 6 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.17%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (46.67%) Developer
2 25 (20.83%) .NET Developer
2 25 (20.83%) C# Developer
2 25 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
3 14 (11.67%) Consultant
4 11 (9.17%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (9.17%) Administrator
5 9 (7.50%) DBA
5 9 (7.50%) Team Leader
5 9 (7.50%) SQL DBA
6 8 (6.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 7 (5.83%) Server Administrator
7 7 (5.83%) SQL Server DBA
8 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) IT Support
9 5 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (45.00%) .NET
2 25 (20.83%) ASP.NET
2 25 (20.83%) WinForms
2 25 (20.83%) Castle Windsor
2 25 (20.83%) Ninject
2 25 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
2 25 (20.83%) Spring.NET
2 25 (20.83%) NHibernate
2 25 (20.83%) WCF
2 25 (20.83%) WPF
2 25 (20.83%) Razor View Engine
2 25 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 25 (20.83%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.83%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (7.50%) Clustering
3 7 (5.83%) Firmware
3 7 (5.83%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.17%) PKI
5 5 (4.17%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.17%) Open Source
6 4 (3.33%) Thin Client
6 4 (3.33%) Fat Client
6 4 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.67%) Replication
7 2 (1.67%) Biometrics
7 2 (1.67%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 70 (58.33%) Windows
2 25 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (14.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (9.17%) Linux
5 9 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.17%) Solaris
7 3 (2.50%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.67%) UNIX
9 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (41.67%) TDD
1 50 (41.67%) Scrum
1 50 (41.67%) Kanban
2 25 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (20.83%) MVC
2 25 (20.83%) BDD
2 25 (20.83%) Dependency Injection
2 25 (20.83%) MVVM
2 25 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
2 25 (20.83%) Web Application Development
3 24 (20.00%) ITIL
4 14 (11.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 13 (10.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (10.00%) ERP
6 12 (10.00%) Validation
7 10 (8.33%) Migration
8 7 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.00%) Project Management
10 5 (4.17%) Waterfall
10 5 (4.17%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 55 (45.83%) C#
2 27 (22.50%) VB
3 26 (21.67%) SQL
4 25 (20.83%) VB.NET
5 9 (7.50%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.17%) C
6 5 (4.17%) C++
6 5 (4.17%) Java
7 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 58 (48.33%) MCP
2 54 (45.00%) MCTS
3 52 (43.33%) MCSD
4 50 (41.67%) MCAD
5 26 (21.67%) MCSE
6 22 (18.33%) MCITP
7 20 (16.67%) CCNA
7 20 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (14.17%) Degree
9 13 (10.83%) MCSA
10 6 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (5.00%) NCDA
10 6 (5.00%) NCIE
11 5 (4.17%) CISSP
12 2 (1.67%) MOS
12 2 (1.67%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.67%) MCDBA
12 2 (1.67%) VCAP
12 2 (1.67%) VTSP
12 2 (1.67%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 7 (5.83%) GAMP
1 7 (5.83%) GCP
1 7 (5.83%) GMP
2 4 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 20 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 18 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.33%) Terminal Server
4 4 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.67%) vSphere
6 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (12.50%) SCCM
2 7 (5.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 50 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.83%) VMware
3 14 (11.67%) Citrix
4 11 (9.17%) NetApp
5 9 (7.50%) Cisco
6 7 (5.83%) Red Gate
7 6 (5.00%) HP
7 6 (5.00%) Veeam
8 5 (4.17%) CA
9 2 (1.67%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.67%) Symantec
9 2 (1.67%) Remedy
9 2 (1.67%) Nokia
9 2 (1.67%) Apple
9 2 (1.67%) Oracle
10 1 (0.83%) Dell
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