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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 74 74 70
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 58 62 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.04% 2.94% 3.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.96% 8.37% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 54 45 80
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £25,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £56,150 £55,000 £44,550
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -4.05%
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
647 741 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.89% 35.14% 34.33%
Number of salaries quoted 530 622 654
Median salary £41,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire region citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -12 26 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Huntingdon -1 16 £44,000 +33.33% 2
Peterborough +5 11 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 73 (77.66%) Windows
2 70 (74.47%) MCSE
3 69 (73.40%) Microsoft
4 65 (69.15%) Active Directory
5 53 (56.38%) Office 365
6 51 (54.26%) MCITP
7 41 (43.62%) VMware
8 40 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (36.17%) SQL Server
10 33 (35.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 33 (35.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (32.98%) SharePoint
12 29 (30.85%) Skype for Business
13 28 (29.79%) Citrix
14 27 (28.72%) MS Exchange
15 25 (26.60%) Windows Server
16 24 (25.53%) MCSA
17 23 (24.47%) Windows 8
18 21 (22.34%) SharePoint 2013
18 21 (22.34%) VPN
19 19 (20.21%) Exchange Server 2013
19 19 (20.21%) Exchange Server 2010
19 19 (20.21%) Firewall
19 19 (20.21%) MCDST
20 18 (19.15%) SQL
21 17 (18.09%) Hyper-V
21 17 (18.09%) ITIL
21 17 (18.09%) MCTS
21 17 (18.09%) PowerShell
21 17 (18.09%) SCOM

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (32.98%) SharePoint
2 29 (30.85%) Skype for Business
3 27 (28.72%) MS Exchange
4 21 (22.34%) SharePoint 2013
5 19 (20.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (20.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (11.70%) IIS
8 6 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (2.13%) Confluence
10 1 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 53 (56.38%) Office 365
2 33 (35.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (14.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.34%) VPN
2 19 (20.21%) Firewall
3 12 (12.77%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.51%) DNS
4 8 (8.51%) HTTPS
4 8 (8.51%) SSL
5 7 (7.45%) DHCP
5 7 (7.45%) VLAN
6 5 (5.32%) LAN
6 5 (5.32%) Skype
6 5 (5.32%) WAN
7 4 (4.26%) VoIP
8 3 (3.19%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (3.19%) SAN
8 3 (3.19%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.13%) Intranet
9 2 (2.13%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.13%) NAS
9 2 (2.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) gulp
1 2 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 6 (6.38%) Legal
2 2 (2.13%) Back Office
2 2 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (27.66%) Consultant
2 21 (22.34%) Office 365 Consultant
3 20 (21.28%) Cloud Consultant
4 18 (19.15%) Azure Consultant
5 17 (18.09%) Support Engineer
6 15 (15.96%) Administrator
6 15 (15.96%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Consultant
7 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Engineer
8 11 (11.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (10.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 9 (9.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 9 (9.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (9.57%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (9.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (9.57%) IT Engineer
10 9 (9.57%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (8.51%) VMware Engineer
12 6 (6.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) AngularJS
1 2 (2.13%) CSS
1 2 (2.13%) jQuery
1 2 (2.13%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (2.13%) LAMP
1 2 (2.13%) LESS
1 2 (2.13%) REST
1 2 (2.13%) Sass
2 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.26%) PKI
3 3 (3.19%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.19%) Replication
4 2 (2.13%) AS400
4 2 (2.13%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.13%) iSeries
4 2 (2.13%) Physics
5 1 (1.06%) Clustering
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 73 (77.66%) Windows
2 40 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (35.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (26.60%) Windows Server
5 23 (24.47%) Windows 8
6 14 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (11.70%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.19%) Linux
9 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.13%) CentOS
9 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.06%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.09%) ITIL
2 10 (10.64%) Service Delivery
3 8 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (8.51%) Presales
3 8 (8.51%) Software Engineering
4 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 6 (6.38%) Internal Audit
4 6 (6.38%) IT Audit
4 6 (6.38%) Line Management
4 6 (6.38%) Matrix Management
4 6 (6.38%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (6.38%) Risk Management
4 6 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.32%) Mentoring
5 5 (5.32%) Migration
6 4 (4.26%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.19%) Project Management
7 3 (3.19%) Time Management
8 2 (2.13%) Change Management
8 2 (2.13%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.15%) SQL
2 17 (18.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.13%) C#
3 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 70 (74.47%) MCSE
2 51 (54.26%) MCITP
3 24 (25.53%) MCSA
4 19 (20.21%) MCDST
5 17 (18.09%) MCTS
6 16 (17.02%) Degree
7 10 (10.64%) CCNA
7 10 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (6.38%) CISA
8 6 (6.38%) CISSP
8 6 (6.38%) MCP
8 6 (6.38%) QiCA
9 2 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.13%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) COBIT
2 5 (5.32%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (69.15%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.09%) Hyper-V
3 11 (11.70%) vSphere
4 8 (8.51%) Terminal Services
4 8 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.19%) XenApp
5 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.13%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.13%) XenServer
7 1 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (1.06%) Docker
7 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (18.09%) SCOM
2 4 (4.26%) SCOrch
3 3 (3.19%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (3.19%) SCCM
4 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 69 (73.40%) Microsoft
2 41 (43.62%) VMware
3 28 (29.79%) Citrix
4 8 (8.51%) Cisco
5 6 (6.38%) IBM
6 5 (5.32%) Apple
6 5 (5.32%) Dell
7 3 (3.19%) F5
7 3 (3.19%) Veeam
8 2 (2.13%) AppSense
8 2 (2.13%) EMC
9 1 (1.06%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.06%) Juniper
9 1 (1.06%) NetApp
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