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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 66 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 72 88 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.96% 3.92% 4.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.15% 11.08% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 69 78 127
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
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
787 794 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 32.40% 35.38% 34.75%
Number of salaries quoted 554 664 896
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £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 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 September 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 September 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 -12 64 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Huntingdon -5 8 £47,500 - 1
Peterborough +4 6 £47,500 - 1
Ely - 6 £47,500 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 83 (57.24%) Windows
2 80 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 68 (46.90%) SQL Server
4 60 (41.38%) MCP
5 48 (33.10%) MCTS
6 47 (32.41%) C#
7 46 (31.72%) .NET
8 44 (30.34%) MCSD
9 43 (29.66%) MCSE
10 42 (28.97%) MCAD
10 42 (28.97%) Scrum
10 42 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (28.97%) TDD
10 42 (28.97%) NUnit
10 42 (28.97%) Kanban
10 42 (28.97%) Rhino Mocks
10 42 (28.97%) Moq
11 38 (26.21%) VMware
12 34 (23.45%) SQL
12 34 (23.45%) MS Exchange
13 29 (20.00%) ITIL
14 28 (19.31%) Citrix
14 28 (19.31%) Hyper-V
14 28 (19.31%) Windows Server 2008
15 25 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
15 25 (17.24%) NetApp
16 23 (15.86%) Active Directory
16 23 (15.86%) VB
17 21 (14.48%) VB.NET
17 21 (14.48%) ASP.NET

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (23.45%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.59%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.76%) Lync
6 3 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.38%) IIS
7 2 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 19 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.21%) MS Office
3 5 (3.45%) MS Project
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.45%) Office 365
2 2 (1.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.97%) VLAN
2 7 (4.83%) SAN
3 6 (4.14%) VoIP
4 5 (3.45%) Firewall
4 5 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.45%) VPN
4 5 (3.45%) DNS
5 4 (2.76%) WAN
5 4 (2.76%) DHCP
5 4 (2.76%) LAN
6 2 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.38%) IPv4
7 1 (0.69%) Wireless
7 1 (0.69%) NAS
7 1 (0.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (46.90%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (11.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (8.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (7.59%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (6.21%) DTS
6 9 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (4.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (4.14%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (2.76%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (28.97%) NUnit
1 42 (28.97%) Rhino Mocks
1 42 (28.97%) Moq
2 21 (14.48%) MSTest
General
1 21 (14.48%) Music Industry
2 9 (6.21%) Finance
3 7 (4.83%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.45%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.07%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (33.10%) Developer
2 21 (14.48%) Consultant
2 21 (14.48%) .NET Developer
2 21 (14.48%) C# Developer
2 21 (14.48%) C# .NET Developer
3 17 (11.72%) Administrator
4 15 (10.34%) Analyst
5 13 (8.97%) DBA
5 13 (8.97%) SQL DBA
6 11 (7.59%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (6.90%) Storage Engineer
8 9 (6.21%) Team Leader
8 9 (6.21%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.21%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 7 (4.83%) Server Administrator
10 7 (4.83%) SQL Server DBA
11 6 (4.14%) Storage Consultant
11 6 (4.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 6 (4.14%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (31.72%) .NET
2 21 (14.48%) ASP.NET
2 21 (14.48%) WinForms
2 21 (14.48%) NHibernate
2 21 (14.48%) WCF
2 21 (14.48%) WPF
2 21 (14.48%) Spring.NET
2 21 (14.48%) ASP.NET MVC
2 21 (14.48%) Castle Windsor
2 21 (14.48%) Ninject
2 21 (14.48%) Razor View Engine
2 21 (14.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 21 (14.48%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.48%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (6.90%) Clustering
3 7 (4.83%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.14%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.45%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (3.45%) Open Source
5 5 (3.45%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.45%) PKI
5 5 (3.45%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.45%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.07%) Replication
7 2 (1.38%) Biometrics
7 2 (1.38%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.69%) Firmware
8 1 (0.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 83 (57.24%) Windows
2 28 (19.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (11.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (10.34%) Linux
5 11 (7.59%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.52%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.45%) Solaris
9 4 (2.76%) UNIX
9 4 (2.76%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.69%) Debian
10 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (28.97%) Scrum
1 42 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (28.97%) TDD
1 42 (28.97%) Kanban
2 29 (20.00%) ITIL
3 21 (14.48%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (14.48%) MVC
3 21 (14.48%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (14.48%) Dependency Injection
3 21 (14.48%) MVVM
3 21 (14.48%) BDD
3 21 (14.48%) Web Application Development
4 16 (11.03%) Migration
5 12 (8.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (8.28%) ERP
6 9 (6.21%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (4.83%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (4.83%) Mentoring
8 6 (4.14%) Project Management
8 6 (4.14%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 47 (32.41%) C#
2 34 (23.45%) SQL
3 23 (15.86%) VB
4 21 (14.48%) VB.NET
5 9 (6.21%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.45%) C++
6 5 (3.45%) Java
6 5 (3.45%) C
7 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 60 (41.38%) MCP
2 48 (33.10%) MCTS
3 44 (30.34%) MCSD
4 43 (29.66%) MCSE
5 42 (28.97%) MCAD
6 21 (14.48%) MCITP
7 18 (12.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (11.72%) NCIE
8 17 (11.72%) MCSA
9 15 (10.34%) CCNA
9 15 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (9.66%) NCDA
11 13 (8.97%) Degree
12 5 (3.45%) CISSP
13 4 (2.76%) MOS
13 4 (2.76%) A+ Certification
14 3 (2.07%) SC Cleared
14 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
14 3 (2.07%) VCDX
14 3 (2.07%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.38%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (19.31%) Hyper-V
2 25 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (15.86%) Active Directory
4 14 (9.66%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.76%) Terminal Server
6 3 (2.07%) vSphere
6 3 (2.07%) XenApp
7 2 (1.38%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (7.59%) SCCM
2 4 (2.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (2.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.69%) WSUS
3 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 80 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 38 (26.21%) VMware
3 28 (19.31%) Citrix
4 25 (17.24%) NetApp
5 9 (6.21%) HP
5 9 (6.21%) Cisco
6 8 (5.52%) Red Gate
7 5 (3.45%) Veeam
7 5 (3.45%) CA
8 4 (2.76%) Apple
8 4 (2.76%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.76%) Symantec
8 4 (2.76%) Remedy
8 4 (2.76%) Dell
8 4 (2.76%) Nokia
9 2 (1.38%) Veritas
9 2 (1.38%) Oracle
10 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.69%) IBM
10 1 (0.69%) Websense
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Salary: £24,000 - £27,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Up to £38k plus benefits
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
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Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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