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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 56 74 46
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -28
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 76 72 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.52% 2.86% 5.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.81% 8.72% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 63 67 114
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 £25,890 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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
775 826 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 35.93% 32.86% 34.72%
Number of salaries quoted 653 602 689
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £50,150
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +9 45 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Huntingdon -2 4 £36,250 -23.68%
Peterborough -9 3 £20,000 -20.00%
St Neots - 2 £33,750 - 1
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 92 (73.02%) Microsoft
2 90 (71.43%) Windows
3 81 (64.29%) SQL
4 66 (52.38%) SQL Server
5 58 (46.03%) Degree
6 47 (37.30%) C#
7 43 (34.13%) .NET
7 43 (34.13%) ASP.NET
8 42 (33.33%) MCSE
8 42 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
9 41 (32.54%) MCP
10 37 (29.37%) MS Excel
11 36 (28.57%) Computer Science
12 33 (26.19%) MCITP
12 33 (26.19%) Java
12 33 (26.19%) JavaScript
13 32 (25.40%) Active Directory
14 31 (24.60%) C++
14 31 (24.60%) HTML
14 31 (24.60%) MFC
14 31 (24.60%) Objective-C
14 31 (24.60%) jQuery
15 30 (23.81%) Android
15 30 (23.81%) Apple iOS
16 29 (23.02%) Pocket PC
16 29 (23.02%) Software Engineering
16 29 (23.02%) ITIL
17 25 (19.84%) Lync
18 22 (17.46%) VMware
19 21 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 25 (19.84%) Lync
2 17 (13.49%) MS Exchange
3 14 (11.11%) IIS
4 12 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 12 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.38%) CMS
9 2 (1.59%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.59%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.59%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.79%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 37 (29.37%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.35%) MS Office
3 2 (1.59%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.59%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.59%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.67%) Office 365
2 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.29%) DNS
2 16 (12.70%) TCP/IP
3 12 (9.52%) Internet
4 11 (8.73%) SMTP
4 11 (8.73%) SNMP
5 8 (6.35%) SAN
6 7 (5.56%) DHCP
7 6 (4.76%) LAN
7 6 (4.76%) WAN
8 5 (3.97%) Firewall
9 4 (3.17%) VPN
9 4 (3.17%) Skype
10 2 (1.59%) SSL
10 2 (1.59%) VoIP
10 2 (1.59%) FTP
11 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.79%) ADSL
11 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.79%) Wireless
11 1 (0.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (6.35%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.73%) Subversion
2 2 (1.59%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.59%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (5.56%) Finance
2 4 (3.17%) Legal
3 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (24.60%) Software Engineer
2 20 (15.87%) DBA
2 20 (15.87%) SQL DBA
3 17 (13.49%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (11.90%) Consultant
5 12 (9.52%) Analyst
6 11 (8.73%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
7 9 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (6.35%) Applications Specialist
9 7 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (4.76%) Administrator
10 6 (4.76%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Technical Support
10 6 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) Cloud Consultant
11 5 (3.97%) Applications Support
12 4 (3.17%) Field Engineer
12 4 (3.17%) Support Specialist
12 4 (3.17%) Database Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (34.13%) .NET
1 43 (34.13%) ASP.NET
2 31 (24.60%) MFC
2 31 (24.60%) jQuery
2 31 (24.60%) HTML
3 12 (9.52%) PhoneGap
4 11 (8.73%) .NET Framework
4 11 (8.73%) Classic ASP
4 11 (8.73%) SAML
5 3 (2.38%) Web Services
6 2 (1.59%) XML
6 2 (1.59%) JSF
6 2 (1.59%) J2EE
6 2 (1.59%) Dojo
6 2 (1.59%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 29 (23.02%) Pocket PC
4 19 (15.08%) Client/Server
5 17 (13.49%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (12.70%) Management Information System
7 11 (8.73%) Replication
7 11 (8.73%) SecurID
8 6 (4.76%) Data Structures
9 4 (3.17%) Clustering
9 4 (3.17%) Public Cloud
10 3 (2.38%) Data Centre
10 3 (2.38%) NHS
10 3 (2.38%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.59%) GIS
11 2 (1.59%) Thin Client
11 2 (1.59%) E-Learning
11 2 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.59%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.79%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 90 (71.43%) Windows
2 30 (23.81%) Android
2 30 (23.81%) Apple iOS
3 18 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.76%) Linux
5 6 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.17%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.59%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.02%) ITIL
1 29 (23.02%) Software Engineering
2 21 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (11.90%) Migration
4 12 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (8.73%) DevOps
5 11 (8.73%) Change Management
5 11 (8.73%) Information Security
5 11 (8.73%) Product Management
6 10 (7.94%) Project Management
7 8 (6.35%) ERP
7 8 (6.35%) Change Control
8 6 (4.76%) PLM
8 6 (4.76%) PDM
8 6 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.76%) Data Management
8 6 (4.76%) BPEL
8 6 (4.76%) SOA
8 6 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.76%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 81 (64.29%) SQL
2 47 (37.30%) C#
3 33 (26.19%) Java
3 33 (26.19%) JavaScript
4 31 (24.60%) C++
4 31 (24.60%) Objective-C
5 18 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 11 (8.73%) VBScript
6 11 (8.73%) Perl
7 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.38%) C
9 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (46.03%) Degree
2 42 (33.33%) MCSE
3 41 (32.54%) MCP
4 33 (26.19%) MCITP
5 16 (12.70%) MCSA
6 12 (9.52%) MCTS
7 11 (8.73%) CCNA
7 11 (8.73%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (7.94%) MCT
9 6 (4.76%) MCAD
10 4 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.38%) MCDBA
11 3 (2.38%) A+ Certification
12 2 (1.59%) CCNP
12 2 (1.59%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (1.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (25.40%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.94%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.17%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.38%) XenApp
5 3 (2.38%) vSphere
6 2 (1.59%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.97%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.59%) SCCM
3 1 (0.79%) SCSM
Vendors
1 92 (73.02%) Microsoft
2 22 (17.46%) VMware
3 12 (9.52%) Citrix
3 12 (9.52%) Xamarin
4 10 (7.94%) Oracle
5 9 (7.14%) Cisco
6 4 (3.17%) HP
7 3 (2.38%) Veeam
8 2 (1.59%) Lumension
8 2 (1.59%) ESRI
8 2 (1.59%) Google
8 2 (1.59%) Fujitsu
8 2 (1.59%) Adobe
8 2 (1.59%) Sophos
9 1 (0.79%) Websense
9 1 (0.79%) Juniper
9 1 (0.79%) Apple
9 1 (0.79%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.79%) Nimble Storage
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