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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 73 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 59 83 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.85% 3.40% 4.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.13% 9.93% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 43 78 120
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £25,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,650 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.05% -1.33%
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
726 836 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 35.02% 34.25% 33.72%
Number of salaries quoted 611 647 746
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +5 43 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Huntingdon +6 4 £33,000 -5.71%
Peterborough -11 3 £45,000 +51.26%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 68 (77.27%) Windows
2 66 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 58 (65.91%) SQL
3 58 (65.91%) SQL Server
4 42 (47.73%) Degree
5 33 (37.50%) .NET
5 33 (37.50%) MCP
6 32 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 32 (36.36%) C#
7 31 (35.23%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (34.09%) MCITP
9 27 (30.68%) Java
9 27 (30.68%) JavaScript
9 27 (30.68%) MCSE
10 26 (29.55%) Computer Science
11 25 (28.41%) Pocket PC
11 25 (28.41%) jQuery
11 25 (28.41%) Android
11 25 (28.41%) Apple iOS
11 25 (28.41%) C++
11 25 (28.41%) HTML
11 25 (28.41%) MFC
11 25 (28.41%) Objective-C
12 23 (26.14%) Software Engineering
13 22 (25.00%) VMware
14 21 (23.86%) Active Directory
15 17 (19.32%) Client/Server
15 17 (19.32%) MCSA
16 14 (15.91%) ITIL
17 13 (14.77%) MS Excel

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (13.64%) Lync
2 11 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.50%) IIS
2 11 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (11.36%) MS Exchange
4 8 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (6.82%) CMS
6 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.27%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (2.27%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.14%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (14.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) MS Office
3 2 (2.27%) InDesign
3 2 (2.27%) Acrobat
3 2 (2.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.64%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.23%) SAN
2 8 (9.09%) DNS
3 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.82%) Internet
4 6 (6.82%) WAN
4 6 (6.82%) SMTP
4 6 (6.82%) SNMP
5 5 (5.68%) VoIP
6 4 (4.55%) LAN
7 3 (3.41%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.41%) MPLS
7 3 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (3.41%) Firewall
7 3 (3.41%) Skype
7 3 (3.41%) VLAN
8 2 (2.27%) FTP
8 2 (2.27%) DHCP
8 2 (2.27%) SSL
9 1 (1.14%) VPN
9 1 (1.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (65.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.68%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) Subversion
2 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.27%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (5.68%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Legal
3 2 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) Software Engineer
2 13 (14.77%) SQL DBA
2 13 (14.77%) Consultant
2 13 (14.77%) DBA
3 8 (9.09%) Graduate
4 7 (7.95%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) IT Support
5 6 (6.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) Field Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Database Specialist
8 3 (3.41%) Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (3.41%) Administrator
8 3 (3.41%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Software Integration Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (2.27%) Services Director
9 2 (2.27%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.50%) .NET
2 32 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 25 (28.41%) jQuery
3 25 (28.41%) HTML
3 25 (28.41%) MFC
4 8 (9.09%) PhoneGap
5 6 (6.82%) .NET Framework
5 6 (6.82%) SAML
5 6 (6.82%) Web Services
5 6 (6.82%) Classic ASP
6 2 (2.27%) JSF
6 2 (2.27%) Dojo
6 2 (2.27%) GWT
6 2 (2.27%) XML
6 2 (2.27%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (35.23%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (29.55%) Computer Science
3 25 (28.41%) Pocket PC
4 17 (19.32%) Client/Server
5 8 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (6.82%) SecurID
6 6 (6.82%) Replication
6 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
7 5 (5.68%) Thin Client
7 5 (5.68%) Fat Client
8 3 (3.41%) NHS
8 3 (3.41%) Blackberry
8 3 (3.41%) Public Cloud
9 2 (2.27%) Clustering
9 2 (2.27%) GIS
10 1 (1.14%) E-Learning
10 1 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 68 (77.27%) Windows
2 25 (28.41%) Android
2 25 (28.41%) Apple iOS
3 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (10.23%) Windows 8
5 7 (7.95%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (5.68%) Linux
7 3 (3.41%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.14%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) Software Engineering
2 14 (15.91%) ITIL
3 9 (10.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (9.09%) Migration
5 7 (7.95%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (6.82%) Product Management
6 6 (6.82%) DevOps
6 6 (6.82%) Change Management
6 6 (6.82%) Information Security
6 6 (6.82%) ERP
7 5 (5.68%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.41%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.41%) Web Services Management
9 3 (3.41%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.27%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (2.27%) Image Processing
10 2 (2.27%) High Availability
10 2 (2.27%) Test Scripting
10 2 (2.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (65.91%) SQL
2 32 (36.36%) C#
3 27 (30.68%) Java
3 27 (30.68%) JavaScript
4 25 (28.41%) C++
4 25 (28.41%) Objective-C
5 6 (6.82%) PowerShell
5 6 (6.82%) VBScript
5 6 (6.82%) Perl
6 4 (4.55%) C
7 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (47.73%) Degree
2 33 (37.50%) MCP
3 30 (34.09%) MCITP
4 27 (30.68%) MCSE
5 17 (19.32%) MCSA
6 12 (13.64%) MCTS
7 10 (11.36%) MCT
8 8 (9.09%) MCDST
9 5 (5.68%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (4.55%) CCNA
10 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.27%) ISTQB
11 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
11 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
11 2 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (1.14%) MCDBA
12 1 (1.14%) A+ Certification
12 1 (1.14%) CCNP
12 1 (1.14%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (23.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.82%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.68%) Terminal Server
3 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) SCCM
2 1 (1.14%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.14%) SCSM
Vendors
1 66 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.00%) VMware
3 12 (13.64%) Citrix
4 8 (9.09%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.41%) Cisco
5 3 (3.41%) Veeam
6 2 (2.27%) Google
6 2 (2.27%) Fujitsu
6 2 (2.27%) Lumension
6 2 (2.27%) Sophos
6 2 (2.27%) ESRI
6 2 (2.27%) Adobe
6 2 (2.27%) Oracle
7 1 (1.14%) HP
7 1 (1.14%) Dell
7 1 (1.14%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
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IT Human Resources
Salary: training + car + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £28455.00 - £38392.00 per annum + MB(New).1
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus (up to 10K)
Posted: 6 days ago
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Accumuli
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
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Posted: 27 days ago