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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 63 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 90 114 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.52% 4.03% 3.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.92% 11.70% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 85 112 97
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +4.16%
Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
907 974 1200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 35.46% 34.44% 39.15%
Number of salaries quoted 724 812 948
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -7 62 £37,500 - 8
Peterborough +8 20 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Huntingdon +5 3 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 112 (63.28%) SQL Server
2 99 (55.93%) MCP
3 92 (51.98%) Windows
4 88 (49.72%) Microsoft
5 84 (47.46%) MCTS
6 80 (45.20%) .NET
7 77 (43.50%) C#
8 73 (41.24%) MCSD
9 71 (40.11%) MCAD
9 71 (40.11%) TDD
10 53 (29.94%) NUnit
10 53 (29.94%) Kanban
10 53 (29.94%) Rhino Mocks
10 53 (29.94%) Moq
10 53 (29.94%) Scrum
11 49 (27.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 47 (26.55%) ASP.NET
13 43 (24.29%) MVC
13 43 (24.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 43 (24.29%) Web Application Development
13 43 (24.29%) BDD
13 43 (24.29%) Razor View Engine
13 43 (24.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 43 (24.29%) WCF
14 42 (23.73%) MCSE
15 37 (20.90%) ITIL
15 37 (20.90%) MS Exchange
15 37 (20.90%) VMware
16 34 (19.21%) Active Directory
17 32 (18.08%) SharePoint

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 37 (20.90%) MS Exchange
2 32 (18.08%) SharePoint
3 17 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (7.91%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (6.78%) Lync
5 12 (6.78%) IIS
6 9 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (4.52%) JOnAS
8 5 (2.82%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.56%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 23 (12.99%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.39%) SaaS
2 4 (2.26%) Office 365
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.69%) Internet
2 24 (13.56%) LAN
3 21 (11.86%) Firewall
4 16 (9.04%) DHCP
4 16 (9.04%) DNS
5 15 (8.47%) SAN
6 14 (7.91%) VPN
7 10 (5.65%) WAN
8 9 (5.08%) TCP/IP
8 9 (5.08%) NetScaler
9 8 (4.52%) NAS
9 8 (4.52%) IP Telephony
10 6 (3.39%) VLAN
10 6 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (3.39%) VoIP
10 6 (3.39%) SSL
11 5 (2.82%) Wireless
12 2 (1.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (63.28%) SQL Server
2 49 (27.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (10.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (7.34%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (6.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (5.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (3.39%) DTS
8 6 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.82%) MS Access
9 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (2.26%) RDBMS
10 4 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.26%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (29.94%) NUnit
1 53 (29.94%) Rhino Mocks
1 53 (29.94%) Moq
2 28 (15.82%) MSTest
General
1 25 (14.12%) Music Industry
2 18 (10.17%) Games
3 3 (1.69%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 79 (44.63%) Developer
2 47 (26.55%) .NET Developer
3 28 (15.82%) C# Developer
3 28 (15.82%) Administrator
3 28 (15.82%) C# .NET Developer
4 22 (12.43%) Support Engineer
5 16 (9.04%) DBA
6 15 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support
7 14 (7.91%) Analyst
8 11 (6.21%) SQL DBA
9 10 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (5.65%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.52%) Architect
10 8 (4.52%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.52%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.95%) Consultant
12 6 (3.39%) Team Leader
12 6 (3.39%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 5 (2.82%) Database Architect
13 5 (2.82%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (45.20%) .NET
2 47 (26.55%) ASP.NET
3 43 (24.29%) WCF
3 43 (24.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 43 (24.29%) Razor View Engine
3 43 (24.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 28 (15.82%) Unity DI Container
4 28 (15.82%) Castle Windsor
4 28 (15.82%) Ninject
4 28 (15.82%) WPF
4 28 (15.82%) Spring.NET
4 28 (15.82%) WinForms
5 25 (14.12%) NHibernate
6 2 (1.13%) HTML
6 2 (1.13%) jQuery
7 1 (0.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.82%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (5.08%) Firmware
3 8 (4.52%) Mathematics
4 7 (3.95%) Fat Client
4 7 (3.95%) Clustering
4 7 (3.95%) Thin Client
5 6 (3.39%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.82%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.82%) Kindle
7 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.13%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 92 (51.98%) Windows
2 32 (18.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (9.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (6.21%) Windows 7
5 11 (6.21%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.26%) Linux
7 1 (0.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (40.11%) TDD
2 53 (29.94%) Scrum
2 53 (29.94%) Kanban
3 43 (24.29%) MVC
3 43 (24.29%) BDD
3 43 (24.29%) Web Application Development
4 37 (20.90%) ITIL
5 28 (15.82%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (15.82%) Dependency Injection
5 28 (15.82%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (15.82%) MVVM
6 18 (10.17%) Domain-Driven Design
6 18 (10.17%) CQRS
6 18 (10.17%) OO
7 14 (7.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (6.21%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (5.65%) Migration
10 8 (4.52%) Change Control
11 7 (3.95%) Database Security
11 7 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 77 (43.50%) C#
2 28 (15.82%) VB
3 25 (14.12%) VB.NET
4 24 (13.56%) SQL
5 6 (3.39%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.39%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 99 (55.93%) MCP
2 84 (47.46%) MCTS
3 73 (41.24%) MCSD
4 71 (40.11%) MCAD
5 42 (23.73%) MCSE
6 32 (18.08%) MCITP
7 24 (13.56%) MCSA
8 22 (12.43%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (10.73%) CCNA
10 18 (10.17%) Degree
11 10 (5.65%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (5.08%) CCA
13 8 (4.52%) CCIA
14 7 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (3.39%) MCDST
16 3 (1.69%) CCNP
16 3 (1.69%) MCDBA
16 3 (1.69%) CCEE
16 3 (1.69%) HP AIS
16 3 (1.69%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.65%) SLA
2 7 (3.95%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 7 (3.95%) GAMP
2 7 (3.95%) GCP
2 7 (3.95%) GMP
3 6 (3.39%) QA
4 5 (2.82%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (19.21%) Active Directory
2 26 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (12.43%) Hyper-V
4 14 (7.91%) XenApp
5 12 (6.78%) XenDesktop
6 9 (5.08%) XenServer
7 3 (1.69%) vSphere
8 2 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (7.91%) SCCM
2 7 (3.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (3.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 88 (49.72%) Microsoft
2 37 (20.90%) VMware
3 28 (15.82%) Citrix
4 18 (10.17%) Cisco
5 12 (6.78%) HP
6 9 (5.08%) Veeam
7 7 (3.95%) Oracle
8 6 (3.39%) Wyse
9 5 (2.82%) SolarWinds
9 5 (2.82%) CA
9 5 (2.82%) Nimsoft
10 3 (1.69%) NetApp
10 3 (1.69%) Red Gate
10 3 (1.69%) IBM
11 2 (1.13%) Dell
11 2 (1.13%) EMC
12 1 (0.56%) Apple
12 1 (0.56%) Websense
12 1 (0.56%) AppSense
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Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
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Salary: £55k - 60k per year
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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