The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 106 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 37 71 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.47% 3.31% 3.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.63% 9.83% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 36 64 89
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,125 £37,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft Certification
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
800 722 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 31.77% 33.68% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 568 556 872
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Cambridgeshire region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -18 30 £30,000 -25.00% 7
Huntingdon 0 3 £41,000 -3.52% 1
St Neots - 2 £20,000 -
Peterborough -24 1 - - 3
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 80 (73.39%) Microsoft
2 68 (62.39%) Windows
3 42 (38.53%) SQL Server
4 39 (35.78%) Active Directory
5 38 (34.86%) VMware
6 36 (33.03%) MCSE
7 35 (32.11%) MS Exchange
8 34 (31.19%) Citrix
9 28 (25.69%) Hyper-V
10 27 (24.77%) MCP
10 27 (24.77%) MCTS
11 25 (22.94%) NetApp
12 24 (22.02%) MCITP
13 23 (21.10%) .NET
13 23 (21.10%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (20.18%) ITIL
15 21 (19.27%) C#
16 20 (18.35%) MCSA
16 20 (18.35%) MS Excel
17 19 (17.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 18 (16.51%) NCIE
18 18 (16.51%) Windows Server 2008
18 18 (16.51%) SharePoint
19 17 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
19 17 (15.60%) TDD
19 17 (15.60%) SQL
20 16 (14.68%) MCAD
20 16 (14.68%) MCSD
20 16 (14.68%) Scrum
20 16 (14.68%) Kanban

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 35 (32.11%) MS Exchange
2 18 (16.51%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.42%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (5.50%) Lync
4 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (18.35%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (7.34%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.42%) Office 365
2 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) VLAN
2 7 (6.42%) VPN
3 6 (5.50%) DNS
3 6 (5.50%) DHCP
3 6 (5.50%) Firewall
4 5 (4.59%) SAN
5 4 (3.67%) VoIP
6 2 (1.83%) WAN
6 2 (1.83%) LAN
6 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.83%) IPv4
6 2 (1.83%) Wireless
7 1 (0.92%) PBX
7 1 (0.92%) DMZ
7 1 (0.92%) Intranet
7 1 (0.92%) Internet
7 1 (0.92%) Network Security
7 1 (0.92%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.92%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (38.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.01%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.68%) NUnit
1 16 (14.68%) Rhino Mocks
1 16 (14.68%) Moq
2 8 (7.34%) MSTest
3 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.92%) MorphX
General
1 8 (7.34%) Music Industry
2 7 (6.42%) Advertising
3 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.75%) Finance
4 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.83%) Electronics
5 1 (0.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (22.02%) Consultant
2 22 (20.18%) Developer
3 14 (12.84%) Support Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) Storage Engineer
5 9 (8.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (8.26%) .NET Developer
5 9 (8.26%) C# Developer
5 9 (8.26%) Team Leader
6 8 (7.34%) Analyst
6 8 (7.34%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 7 (6.42%) Graduate
8 6 (5.50%) Storage Consultant
8 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 6 (5.50%) IT Support
9 5 (4.59%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 5 (4.59%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.59%) Service Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.10%) .NET
2 9 (8.26%) ASP.NET
3 8 (7.34%) WinForms
3 8 (7.34%) NHibernate
3 8 (7.34%) WCF
3 8 (7.34%) WPF
3 8 (7.34%) Spring.NET
3 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (7.34%) Castle Windsor
3 8 (7.34%) Ninject
3 8 (7.34%) Razor View Engine
3 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 8 (7.34%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (0.92%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (0.92%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.92%) CSS3
4 1 (0.92%) HTML5
4 1 (0.92%) jQuery
4 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.92%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.34%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.67%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (3.67%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.75%) Replication
3 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 68 (62.39%) Windows
2 18 (16.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (13.76%) Windows 7
4 14 (12.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (9.17%) Linux
6 9 (8.26%) Windows XP
6 9 (8.26%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.67%) UNIX
8 2 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.92%) Debian
9 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.18%) ITIL
2 17 (15.60%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (15.60%) TDD
3 16 (14.68%) Scrum
3 16 (14.68%) Kanban
4 13 (11.93%) ERP
5 9 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (8.26%) MVC
6 8 (7.34%) CRM
6 8 (7.34%) Dependency Injection
6 8 (7.34%) MVVM
6 8 (7.34%) BDD
6 8 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (7.34%) Web Application Development
7 5 (4.59%) Project Management
8 4 (3.67%) Migration
8 4 (3.67%) Business Continuity
8 4 (3.67%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.83%) Asset Management
9 2 (1.83%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.27%) C#
2 17 (15.60%) SQL
3 8 (7.34%) VB
3 8 (7.34%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.92%) X++
4 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (33.03%) MCSE
2 27 (24.77%) MCP
2 27 (24.77%) MCTS
3 24 (22.02%) MCITP
4 20 (18.35%) MCSA
5 19 (17.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (16.51%) NCIE
7 16 (14.68%) MCAD
7 16 (14.68%) MCSD
8 15 (13.76%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (13.76%) CCNA
8 15 (13.76%) NCDA
9 13 (11.93%) Degree
10 7 (6.42%) MCDST
10 7 (6.42%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (3.67%) MOS
11 4 (3.67%) A+ Certification
12 3 (2.75%) VCDX
12 3 (2.75%) VCAP
12 3 (2.75%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (35.78%) Active Directory
2 28 (25.69%) Hyper-V
3 23 (21.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (13.76%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.75%) XenApp
6 2 (1.83%) vSphere
7 1 (0.92%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (11.01%) SCCM
2 5 (4.59%) SCOrch
3 4 (3.67%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (3.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.75%) SCOM
5 2 (1.83%) SCSM
6 1 (0.92%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.92%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 80 (73.39%) Microsoft
2 38 (34.86%) VMware
3 34 (31.19%) Citrix
4 25 (22.94%) NetApp
5 11 (10.09%) Cisco
6 7 (6.42%) HP
7 6 (5.50%) Symantec
8 5 (4.59%) Dell
9 4 (3.67%) Apple
9 4 (3.67%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.67%) Nokia
9 4 (3.67%) Remedy
9 4 (3.67%) Veeam
10 2 (1.83%) Websense
11 1 (0.92%) AppSense
11 1 (0.92%) Mitel
11 1 (0.92%) Kaseya
11 1 (0.92%) FalconStor
11 1 (0.92%) Dell KACE
11 1 (0.92%) Veritas
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