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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 88 70 73
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 24 44 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.76% 2.99% 3.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.78% 8.10% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 57
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £44,700
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
502 543 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.75% 36.84% 39.75%
Number of salaries quoted 411 464 586
Median salary £40,000 £43,825 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.72% +13.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 3 May 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 (82.86%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
3 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 20 (57.14%) MCSE
4 19 (54.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (48.57%) VPN
6 16 (45.71%) VMware
7 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
8 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (34.29%) Firewall
9 12 (34.29%) IIS
10 11 (31.43%) Windows 7
10 11 (31.43%) vSphere
10 11 (31.43%) PowerShell
11 10 (28.57%) SQL
12 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
12 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
12 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (22.86%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (22.86%) HTTPS
13 8 (22.86%) SSL
13 8 (22.86%) ITIL
13 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
13 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
13 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
13 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
14 7 (20.00%) Citrix
15 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
15 6 (17.14%) VLAN
16 5 (14.29%) SCCM

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 12 (34.29%) IIS
2 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.71%) Confluence
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) VPN
2 12 (34.29%) Firewall
3 9 (25.71%) TCP/IP
4 8 (22.86%) HTTPS
4 8 (22.86%) SSL
5 6 (17.14%) VLAN
6 5 (14.29%) DNS
7 4 (11.43%) DHCP
7 4 (11.43%) LAN
7 4 (11.43%) WAN
8 3 (8.57%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (5.71%) VoIP
10 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.71%) Back Office
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Administrator
1 17 (48.57%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) IT Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) IT Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Driving Licence
1 3 (8.57%) Replication
2 2 (5.71%) BYOD
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (5.71%) Physics
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (82.86%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (31.43%) Windows 7
6 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.71%) CentOS
7 2 (5.71%) Linux
7 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.86%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL
1 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
1 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
2 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 4 (11.43%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) Time Management
5 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.71%) Server Building
5 2 (5.71%) Service Management
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.86%) DevOps
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) PowerShell
2 10 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (57.14%) MCSE
2 5 (14.29%) CCNA
2 5 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.29%) MCP
3 4 (11.43%) Degree
3 4 (11.43%) MCITP
4 3 (8.57%) MCTS
5 2 (5.71%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (31.43%) vSphere
3 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (14.29%) Terminal Services
5 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (5.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (5.71%) XenApp
6 2 (5.71%) XenServer
7 1 (2.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SCCM
2 4 (11.43%) SCOrch
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (8.57%) SCOM
4 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (45.71%) VMware
3 7 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (8.57%) Apple
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) Dell
5 2 (5.71%) Remedy
5 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.71%) Veeam
5 2 (5.71%) WorldPay
6 1 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.86%) Juniper
6 1 (2.86%) NetApp
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