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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 75 45 57
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 66 109 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.65% 4.74% 4.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.86% 13.80% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 64 101 118
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +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
840 790 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.69% 34.38% 36.49%
Number of salaries quoted 599 647 939
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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 20 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 20 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 -23 58 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Peterborough +1 8 £47,500 +35.71%
Huntingdon -3 8 £47,500 - 3
Ely - 6 £47,500 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 85 (55.92%) Windows
2 80 (52.63%) SQL Server
3 75 (49.34%) Microsoft
4 67 (44.08%) MCP
5 56 (36.84%) MCTS
6 55 (36.18%) C#
7 54 (35.53%) .NET
8 52 (34.21%) MCSD
9 50 (32.89%) MCAD
9 50 (32.89%) Scrum
9 50 (32.89%) TDD
9 50 (32.89%) NUnit
9 50 (32.89%) Kanban
9 50 (32.89%) Rhino Mocks
9 50 (32.89%) Moq
10 44 (28.95%) MCSE
11 36 (23.68%) SQL
11 36 (23.68%) VMware
11 36 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (23.03%) MS Exchange
13 34 (22.37%) ITIL
14 29 (19.08%) MCITP
14 29 (19.08%) Hyper-V
15 27 (17.76%) VB
16 25 (16.45%) VB.NET
16 25 (16.45%) ASP.NET
16 25 (16.45%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (16.45%) WinForms
16 25 (16.45%) MVC
16 25 (16.45%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 35 (23.03%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.84%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.24%) Lync
4 10 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.58%) SharePoint 2010
5 8 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (4.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.97%) IIS
9 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (13.82%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.55%) MS Office
3 5 (3.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.29%) Office 365
2 3 (1.97%) SaaS
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.53%) LAN
2 15 (9.87%) VLAN
3 12 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 12 (7.89%) DNS
4 11 (7.24%) DHCP
5 10 (6.58%) Firewall
5 10 (6.58%) SAN
6 8 (5.26%) VoIP
6 8 (5.26%) WAN
6 8 (5.26%) NAS
7 6 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.29%) VPN
9 2 (1.32%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.66%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.66%) Internet
10 1 (0.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 25 (16.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (11.18%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (9.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (5.92%) DTS
6 9 (5.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (4.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (3.95%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.95%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (3.95%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 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%) Dutch Language
4 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.32%) Electronics
6 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (36.84%) Developer
2 25 (16.45%) .NET Developer
2 25 (16.45%) C# Developer
2 25 (16.45%) C# .NET Developer
3 20 (13.16%) Consultant
3 20 (13.16%) Administrator
4 15 (9.87%) DBA
4 15 (9.87%) SQL DBA
5 13 (8.55%) Analyst
6 11 (7.24%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (6.58%) Support Analyst
8 9 (5.92%) Team Leader
9 8 (5.26%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.26%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 7 (4.61%) Server Administrator
10 7 (4.61%) SQL Server DBA
11 6 (3.95%) Storage Consultant
11 6 (3.95%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.95%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (35.53%) .NET
2 25 (16.45%) ASP.NET
2 25 (16.45%) WinForms
2 25 (16.45%) NHibernate
2 25 (16.45%) WCF
2 25 (16.45%) WPF
2 25 (16.45%) Spring.NET
2 25 (16.45%) ASP.NET MVC
2 25 (16.45%) Castle Windsor
2 25 (16.45%) Ninject
2 25 (16.45%) Razor View Engine
2 25 (16.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 25 (16.45%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.45%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (6.58%) Clustering
3 8 (5.26%) Firmware
4 7 (4.61%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.95%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.95%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (3.95%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.95%) Fat Client
6 5 (3.29%) PKI
6 5 (3.29%) Open Source
7 3 (1.97%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.97%) Replication
8 2 (1.32%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 85 (55.92%) Windows
2 36 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (15.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (7.24%) Linux
6 8 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.95%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.29%) Solaris
9 4 (2.63%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.32%) UNIX
11 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (32.89%) Scrum
1 50 (32.89%) TDD
1 50 (32.89%) Kanban
2 34 (22.37%) ITIL
3 25 (16.45%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (16.45%) MVC
3 25 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
3 25 (16.45%) Dependency Injection
3 25 (16.45%) MVVM
3 25 (16.45%) BDD
3 25 (16.45%) Web Application Development
4 18 (11.84%) Migration
5 16 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (9.21%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (7.89%) ERP
7 12 (7.89%) Validation
8 11 (7.24%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (5.26%) Database Security
10 6 (3.95%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (3.95%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 55 (36.18%) C#
2 36 (23.68%) SQL
3 27 (17.76%) VB
4 25 (16.45%) VB.NET
5 9 (5.92%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.29%) C++
6 5 (3.29%) Java
6 5 (3.29%) C
7 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 67 (44.08%) MCP
2 56 (36.84%) MCTS
3 52 (34.21%) MCSD
4 50 (32.89%) MCAD
5 44 (28.95%) MCSE
6 29 (19.08%) MCITP
7 22 (14.47%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (14.47%) MCSA
7 22 (14.47%) CCNA
8 19 (12.50%) Degree
9 12 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (7.24%) NCIE
11 8 (5.26%) NCDA
12 5 (3.29%) CISSP
13 3 (1.97%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.97%) Security Cleared
13 3 (1.97%) VCDX
13 3 (1.97%) VCAP
13 3 (1.97%) VTSP
14 2 (1.32%) MOS
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 29 (19.08%) Hyper-V
2 24 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 22 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.63%) Terminal Server
5 4 (2.63%) XenApp
6 3 (1.97%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.97%) vSphere
7 1 (0.66%) XenServer
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (11.18%) SCCM
2 7 (4.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.66%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (49.34%) Microsoft
2 36 (23.68%) VMware
3 21 (13.82%) Citrix
4 18 (11.84%) NetApp
5 12 (7.89%) HP
5 12 (7.89%) Cisco
6 9 (5.92%) Veeam
7 8 (5.26%) Red Gate
8 5 (3.29%) CA
9 3 (1.97%) Dell
10 2 (1.32%) Nokia
10 2 (1.32%) Apple
10 2 (1.32%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.32%) Symantec
10 2 (1.32%) Remedy
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle
11 1 (0.66%) Websense
11 1 (0.66%) Wyse
11 1 (0.66%) AppSense
11 1 (0.66%) Veritas
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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