The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 70 43 62
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 71 123 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.88% 5.14% 3.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.73% 14.86% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 66 114 97
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
813 828 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 32.93% 34.62% 36.86%
Number of salaries quoted 596 679 909
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,830 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -26 58 £37,500 -6.25% 12
Peterborough +3 11 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Huntingdon -2 5 £47,500 - 1
Ely - 4 £47,500 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 86 (56.58%) Windows
2 83 (54.61%) SQL Server
3 75 (49.34%) Microsoft
4 70 (46.05%) MCP
5 57 (37.50%) C#
5 57 (37.50%) .NET
6 56 (36.84%) MCTS
7 54 (35.53%) MCSD
8 52 (34.21%) MCAD
8 52 (34.21%) TDD
9 50 (32.89%) NUnit
9 50 (32.89%) Kanban
9 50 (32.89%) Rhino Mocks
9 50 (32.89%) Moq
9 50 (32.89%) Scrum
10 44 (28.95%) MCSE
11 36 (23.68%) ITIL
11 36 (23.68%) MS Exchange
11 36 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (23.03%) SQL
13 34 (22.37%) VMware
14 29 (19.08%) MCITP
15 28 (18.42%) VB
16 27 (17.76%) ASP.NET
16 27 (17.76%) MVC
16 27 (17.76%) WCF
16 27 (17.76%) BDD
16 27 (17.76%) ASP.NET MVC
16 27 (17.76%) Razor View Engine
16 27 (17.76%) Web Application Development

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 36 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.84%) SharePoint
3 12 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (7.24%) Lync
4 11 (7.24%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (4.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.95%) IIS
7 3 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.32%) JOnAS
9 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (11.18%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.89%) MS Office
3 5 (3.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.95%) SaaS
2 2 (1.32%) Office 365
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.50%) LAN
2 14 (9.21%) DNS
2 14 (9.21%) Firewall
3 13 (8.55%) DHCP
3 13 (8.55%) VLAN
4 12 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 12 (7.89%) SAN
5 9 (5.92%) VPN
6 8 (5.26%) NAS
6 8 (5.26%) WAN
7 7 (4.61%) VoIP
8 6 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (3.95%) Internet
9 5 (3.29%) NetScaler
10 4 (2.63%) IP Telephony
10 4 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (54.61%) SQL Server
2 27 (17.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (11.18%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (11.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (6.58%) DTS
6 7 (4.61%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (3.95%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.95%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 50 (32.89%) NUnit
1 50 (32.89%) Rhino Mocks
1 50 (32.89%) Moq
2 25 (16.45%) MSTest
General
1 25 (16.45%) Music Industry
2 6 (3.95%) Finance
2 6 (3.95%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.29%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.97%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.32%) Games
5 2 (1.32%) Electronics
6 1 (0.66%) Back Office
6 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (38.16%) Developer
2 27 (17.76%) .NET Developer
3 25 (16.45%) C# .NET Developer
3 25 (16.45%) C# Developer
4 23 (15.13%) Administrator
5 16 (10.53%) Analyst
5 16 (10.53%) DBA
5 16 (10.53%) SQL DBA
6 15 (9.87%) Consultant
7 13 (8.55%) Support Analyst
8 12 (7.89%) Support Engineer
9 10 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (5.26%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 8 (5.26%) Team Leader
11 7 (4.61%) SQL Server DBA
11 7 (4.61%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (4.61%) Server Administrator
12 6 (3.95%) IT Support
12 6 (3.95%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 6 (3.95%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (37.50%) .NET
2 27 (17.76%) ASP.NET
2 27 (17.76%) WCF
2 27 (17.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 27 (17.76%) Razor View Engine
2 27 (17.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 25 (16.45%) Spring.NET
3 25 (16.45%) Unity DI Container
3 25 (16.45%) Castle Windsor
3 25 (16.45%) Ninject
3 25 (16.45%) WPF
3 25 (16.45%) NHibernate
3 25 (16.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.45%) Inversion of Control
2 11 (7.24%) Clustering
3 9 (5.92%) Thin Client
3 9 (5.92%) Mathematics
3 9 (5.92%) Fat Client
4 8 (5.26%) Firmware
4 8 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.95%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (3.29%) PKI
6 5 (3.29%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.29%) Open Source
7 2 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.32%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.32%) Biometrics
7 2 (1.32%) Replication
8 1 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 86 (56.58%) Windows
2 36 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (11.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (5.92%) Linux
6 5 (3.29%) Solaris
6 5 (3.29%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.29%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.63%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.66%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.21%) TDD
2 50 (32.89%) Kanban
2 50 (32.89%) Scrum
3 36 (23.68%) ITIL
4 27 (17.76%) MVC
4 27 (17.76%) BDD
4 27 (17.76%) Web Application Development
5 25 (16.45%) Dependency Injection
5 25 (16.45%) MVVM
5 25 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (16.45%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (11.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (10.53%) Migration
8 14 (9.21%) Performance Monitoring
9 12 (7.89%) Validation
10 11 (7.24%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (6.58%) ERP
12 9 (5.92%) Database Security
13 6 (3.95%) Database Tuning
13 6 (3.95%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 57 (37.50%) C#
2 35 (23.03%) SQL
3 28 (18.42%) VB
4 25 (16.45%) VB.NET
5 10 (6.58%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.29%) C
6 5 (3.29%) C++
6 5 (3.29%) Java
7 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 70 (46.05%) MCP
2 56 (36.84%) MCTS
3 54 (35.53%) MCSD
4 52 (34.21%) MCAD
5 44 (28.95%) MCSE
6 29 (19.08%) MCITP
7 24 (15.79%) CCNA
7 24 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (13.82%) Degree
8 21 (13.82%) MCSA
9 10 (6.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (5.92%) NCIE
11 6 (3.95%) NCDA
12 5 (3.29%) CCA
12 5 (3.29%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (3.29%) CISSP
13 4 (2.63%) CCIA
14 3 (1.97%) MCDBA
14 3 (1.97%) SC Cleared
14 3 (1.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.61%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 7 (4.61%) GAMP
1 7 (4.61%) GCP
1 7 (4.61%) GMP
2 6 (3.95%) QA
3 4 (2.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (17.11%) Hyper-V
2 24 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 22 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.61%) XenApp
4 7 (4.61%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.95%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.63%) XenServer
6 4 (2.63%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (9.87%) SCCM
2 7 (4.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.32%) SCOM
4 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.66%) WSUS
4 1 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 75 (49.34%) Microsoft
2 34 (22.37%) VMware
3 21 (13.82%) Citrix
4 14 (9.21%) NetApp
5 13 (8.55%) Cisco
6 11 (7.24%) HP
7 8 (5.26%) Red Gate
7 8 (5.26%) Veeam
8 5 (3.29%) CA
9 4 (2.63%) Wyse
10 3 (1.97%) Oracle
11 2 (1.32%) Dell
12 1 (0.66%) Nokia
12 1 (0.66%) Veritas
12 1 (0.66%) Apple
12 1 (0.66%) IBM
12 1 (0.66%) AppSense
12 1 (0.66%) Symantec
12 1 (0.66%) Remedy
12 1 (0.66%) Websense
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