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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 75 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 57 71 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.32% 3.30% 4.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.29% 9.69% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 53 64 112
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £30,000 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,030 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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
782 733 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 31.76% 34.08% 35.85%
Number of salaries quoted 534 590 899
Average salary £41,750 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.37% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -16 47 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Huntingdon -4 5 £47,500 - 1
Peterborough -2 3 £47,500 -
St Neots - 2 £20,000 - 2
Ely - 2 £47,500 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 75 (58.59%) Windows
1 75 (58.59%) Microsoft
2 50 (39.06%) SQL Server
3 46 (35.94%) MCP
4 39 (30.47%) VMware
4 39 (30.47%) MCTS
5 38 (29.69%) C#
6 35 (27.34%) MCSE
6 35 (27.34%) MS Exchange
7 34 (26.56%) .NET
8 32 (25.00%) MCAD
8 32 (25.00%) MCSD
8 32 (25.00%) Scrum
8 32 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (25.00%) TDD
8 32 (25.00%) NUnit
8 32 (25.00%) Kanban
8 32 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
8 32 (25.00%) Moq
9 28 (21.88%) Active Directory
9 28 (21.88%) Citrix
10 27 (21.09%) ITIL
10 27 (21.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (19.53%) NetApp
12 24 (18.75%) Hyper-V
12 24 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (16.41%) MS Excel
14 20 (15.63%) SQL
14 20 (15.63%) MCITP
15 19 (14.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (27.34%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.59%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.13%) Lync
6 3 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.78%) IIS
7 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (16.41%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.38%) MS Office
3 5 (3.91%) MS Project
4 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.91%) Office 365
2 2 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.59%) VLAN
2 7 (5.47%) SAN
3 5 (3.91%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.91%) VPN
3 5 (3.91%) DNS
4 4 (3.13%) VoIP
4 4 (3.13%) Firewall
4 4 (3.13%) DHCP
5 2 (1.56%) Wireless
5 2 (1.56%) WAN
5 2 (1.56%) LAN
5 2 (1.56%) IPv4
6 1 (0.78%) PBX
6 1 (0.78%) Network Security
6 1 (0.78%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.78%) DMZ
6 1 (0.78%) Intranet
6 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (39.06%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (8.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.34%) DTS
5 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 32 (25.00%) NUnit
1 32 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 32 (25.00%) Moq
2 16 (12.50%) MSTest
3 1 (0.78%) MorphX
General
1 16 (12.50%) Music Industry
2 8 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.25%) Finance
3 5 (3.91%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.78%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (29.69%) Developer
2 22 (17.19%) Consultant
3 16 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 16 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 16 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (10.94%) Analyst
5 12 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.59%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (8.59%) Storage Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) Team Leader
8 8 (6.25%) Administrator
8 8 (6.25%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 7 (5.47%) Service Analyst
9 7 (5.47%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (4.69%) Storage Consultant
10 6 (4.69%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.69%) Virtualisation Consultant
10 6 (4.69%) IT Support
11 5 (3.91%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.56%) .NET
2 16 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 16 (12.50%) WinForms
2 16 (12.50%) NHibernate
2 16 (12.50%) WCF
2 16 (12.50%) WPF
2 16 (12.50%) Spring.NET
2 16 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 16 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
2 16 (12.50%) Ninject
2 16 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
2 16 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 16 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.78%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.91%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (3.91%) Open Source
3 5 (3.91%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.91%) PKI
3 5 (3.91%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.34%) Replication
5 3 (2.34%) Clustering
6 1 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 75 (58.59%) Windows
2 27 (21.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (11.72%) Windows 7
4 14 (10.94%) Linux
5 12 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (8.59%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.91%) Solaris
8 4 (3.13%) UNIX
8 4 (3.13%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.78%) Debian
9 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (25.00%) TDD
1 32 (25.00%) Scrum
1 32 (25.00%) Kanban
2 27 (21.09%) ITIL
3 16 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (12.50%) MVC
3 16 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
3 16 (12.50%) MVVM
3 16 (12.50%) BDD
3 16 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 13 (10.16%) ERP
5 8 (6.25%) Migration
6 7 (5.47%) Project Management
7 6 (4.69%) CRM
8 5 (3.91%) Validation
8 5 (3.91%) Waterfall
8 5 (3.91%) Information Security
9 4 (3.13%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (29.69%) C#
2 20 (15.63%) SQL
3 16 (12.50%) VB
3 16 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 5 (3.91%) C++
4 5 (3.91%) Java
4 5 (3.91%) C
5 3 (2.34%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.78%) X++
6 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (35.94%) MCP
2 39 (30.47%) MCTS
3 35 (27.34%) MCSE
4 32 (25.00%) MCAD
4 32 (25.00%) MCSD
5 20 (15.63%) MCITP
6 19 (14.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 18 (14.06%) MCSA
7 18 (14.06%) NCIE
8 15 (11.72%) NCDA
8 15 (11.72%) CCNA
8 15 (11.72%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (7.81%) Degree
10 5 (3.91%) CISSP
11 4 (3.13%) A+ Certification
11 4 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (3.13%) MOS
12 3 (2.34%) SC Cleared
12 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
12 3 (2.34%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 24 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 15 (11.72%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.13%) Terminal Server
5 3 (2.34%) XenApp
5 3 (2.34%) vSphere
6 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (10.16%) SCCM
2 4 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.34%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.34%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.56%) SCSM
4 2 (1.56%) SCOM
5 1 (0.78%) WSUS
5 1 (0.78%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 75 (58.59%) Microsoft
2 39 (30.47%) VMware
3 28 (21.88%) Citrix
4 25 (19.53%) NetApp
5 10 (7.81%) Cisco
6 7 (5.47%) HP
7 6 (4.69%) Symantec
8 5 (3.91%) CA
9 4 (3.13%) Dell
9 4 (3.13%) Nokia
9 4 (3.13%) Remedy
9 4 (3.13%) Apple
9 4 (3.13%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.13%) Veeam
9 4 (3.13%) Red Gate
10 2 (1.56%) Veritas
11 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.78%) Kaseya
11 1 (0.78%) FalconStor
11 1 (0.78%) Mitel
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