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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 86 86 71
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 52 50 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.52% 2.37% 3.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.49% 6.77% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 50 41 78
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £28,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
694 739 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.61% 35.07% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 559 617 695
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 3 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 3 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 -18 24 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Huntingdon -1 16 £44,000 +7.31%
Peterborough +7 9 £57,500 +27.77%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 74 (83.15%) Windows
2 69 (77.53%) MCSE
3 67 (75.28%) Active Directory
4 65 (73.03%) Microsoft
5 50 (56.18%) Office 365
6 45 (50.56%) MCITP
7 43 (48.31%) VMware
8 37 (41.57%) SQL Server
9 35 (39.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 33 (37.08%) Citrix
11 31 (34.83%) SharePoint
12 28 (31.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (30.34%) Windows 8
14 26 (29.21%) Microsoft Azure
14 26 (29.21%) MS Exchange
14 26 (29.21%) MCSA
15 24 (26.97%) Skype for Business
15 24 (26.97%) Windows Server
16 23 (25.84%) SharePoint 2013
16 23 (25.84%) MCDST
17 19 (21.35%) VPN
18 18 (20.22%) Exchange Server 2010
19 17 (19.10%) Firewall
20 16 (17.98%) SQL
20 16 (17.98%) Exchange Server 2013
21 15 (16.85%) ITIL
21 15 (16.85%) Hyper-V
22 14 (15.73%) SCOM
22 14 (15.73%) MCTS
22 14 (15.73%) PowerShell

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 (34.83%) SharePoint
2 26 (29.21%) MS Exchange
3 24 (26.97%) Skype for Business
4 23 (25.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 18 (20.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (17.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (13.48%) IIS
9 4 (4.49%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.25%) Confluence
11 1 (1.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 50 (56.18%) Office 365
2 26 (29.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (12.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.35%) VPN
2 17 (19.10%) Firewall
3 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.99%) HTTPS
4 8 (8.99%) SSL
5 7 (7.87%) DNS
6 6 (6.74%) DHCP
6 6 (6.74%) VLAN
7 5 (5.62%) LAN
7 5 (5.62%) WAN
8 4 (4.49%) VoIP
9 3 (3.37%) SAN
9 3 (3.37%) Skype
9 3 (3.37%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.25%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.25%) NAS
11 1 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (41.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) JIRA
General
1 6 (6.74%) Legal
2 2 (2.25%) Back Office
2 2 (2.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (21.35%) Consultant
1 19 (21.35%) Support Engineer
2 17 (19.10%) Administrator
2 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Engineer
2 17 (19.10%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (17.98%) Cloud Consultant
4 14 (15.73%) Office 365 Consultant
5 13 (14.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 13 (14.61%) Azure Consultant
6 12 (13.48%) IT Engineer
7 11 (12.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 11 (12.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (12.36%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (12.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Consultant
8 8 (8.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (7.87%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (7.87%) VMware Engineer
10 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (6.74%) Audit Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) LAMP
2 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) PKI
3 3 (3.37%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.37%) Replication
4 2 (2.25%) AS400
4 2 (2.25%) BYOD
4 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.25%) iSeries
4 2 (2.25%) Physics
5 1 (1.12%) Clustering
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 74 (83.15%) Windows
2 35 (39.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (31.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (30.34%) Windows 8
5 24 (26.97%) Windows Server
6 14 (15.73%) Windows 7
7 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.25%) CentOS
8 2 (2.25%) Linux
8 2 (2.25%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.12%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.85%) ITIL
2 8 (8.99%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (8.99%) Service Delivery
2 8 (8.99%) Software Engineering
3 6 (6.74%) Internal Audit
3 6 (6.74%) IT Audit
3 6 (6.74%) Line Management
3 6 (6.74%) Matrix Management
3 6 (6.74%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (6.74%) Risk Management
3 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 4 (4.49%) Migration
5 4 (4.49%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (4.49%) Presales
6 3 (3.37%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.37%) Project Management
6 3 (3.37%) Time Management
7 2 (2.25%) ITIL V3
7 2 (2.25%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.98%) SQL
2 14 (15.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 69 (77.53%) MCSE
2 45 (50.56%) MCITP
3 26 (29.21%) MCSA
4 23 (25.84%) MCDST
5 14 (15.73%) MCTS
6 10 (11.24%) Degree
7 6 (6.74%) CISA
7 6 (6.74%) CISSP
7 6 (6.74%) MCP
7 6 (6.74%) QiCA
8 5 (5.62%) CCNA
8 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.25%) HNC
10 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) COBIT
2 3 (3.37%) SLA
System Software
1 67 (75.28%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.85%) Hyper-V
3 11 (12.36%) vSphere
4 5 (5.62%) Terminal Services
4 5 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.25%) XenApp
5 2 (2.25%) XenServer
6 1 (1.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (1.12%) Docker
6 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (15.73%) SCOM
2 5 (5.62%) SCCM
3 4 (4.49%) SCOrch
4 3 (3.37%) FortiGate
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 65 (73.03%) Microsoft
2 43 (48.31%) VMware
3 33 (37.08%) Citrix
4 6 (6.74%) IBM
5 5 (5.62%) Apple
5 5 (5.62%) Dell
6 3 (3.37%) Cisco
6 3 (3.37%) F5
7 2 (2.25%) Remedy
7 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.25%) Veeam
7 2 (2.25%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.12%) EMC
8 1 (1.12%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.12%) Juniper
8 1 (1.12%) NetApp
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