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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certification
Rank 74 78 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -31
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 58 70 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.75% 2.83% 4.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.23% 8.38% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 54 68 94
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,935 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
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
705 835 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.38% 33.72% 34.33%
Number of salaries quoted 620 598 632
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 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 28 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 36 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Peterborough -10 2 £30,000 -36.84% 1
St Neots - 2 £33,750 - 1
Huntingdon -10 1 £47,500 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 95 (77.24%) Microsoft
2 88 (71.54%) Windows
3 76 (61.79%) SQL
4 60 (48.78%) SQL Server
5 49 (39.84%) Degree
6 46 (37.40%) C#
7 42 (34.15%) .NET
7 42 (34.15%) ASP.NET
7 42 (34.15%) MCSE
8 40 (32.52%) MS Excel
9 38 (30.89%) Analytical Skills
10 36 (29.27%) MCP
11 33 (26.83%) Active Directory
12 32 (26.02%) JavaScript
12 32 (26.02%) Computer Science
13 31 (25.20%) ITIL
14 30 (24.39%) HTML
14 30 (24.39%) jQuery
15 29 (23.58%) Java
16 27 (21.95%) C++
16 27 (21.95%) MFC
16 27 (21.95%) Objective-C
17 26 (21.14%) MCITP
17 26 (21.14%) Android
17 26 (21.14%) Apple iOS
17 26 (21.14%) Lync
18 25 (20.33%) Pocket PC
18 25 (20.33%) Software Engineering
19 21 (17.07%) Office 365
19 21 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 26 (21.14%) Lync
2 17 (13.82%) MS Exchange
3 13 (10.57%) IIS
4 12 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (8.94%) SharePoint
6 7 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (4.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.44%) CMS
9 2 (1.63%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.63%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.81%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 40 (32.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.32%) MS Office
3 2 (1.63%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.63%) InDesign
3 2 (1.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.07%) Office 365
2 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.63%) DNS
2 17 (13.82%) TCP/IP
3 12 (9.76%) Internet
4 11 (8.94%) SNMP
4 11 (8.94%) SMTP
5 7 (5.69%) DHCP
5 7 (5.69%) LAN
5 7 (5.69%) SAN
6 6 (4.88%) WAN
7 5 (4.07%) Firewall
8 4 (3.25%) VPN
8 4 (3.25%) Skype
9 2 (1.63%) FTP
9 2 (1.63%) VoIP
9 2 (1.63%) SSL
10 1 (0.81%) Wireless
10 1 (0.81%) NAS
10 1 (0.81%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (48.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.13%) Oracle Database
4 9 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (6.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.63%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Subversion
2 2 (1.63%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (4.07%) Finance
2 4 (3.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (21.95%) Software Engineer
2 17 (13.82%) Systems Engineer
3 16 (13.01%) DBA
4 15 (12.20%) SQL DBA
5 14 (11.38%) Consultant
6 13 (10.57%) Analyst
7 11 (8.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 10 (8.13%) Systems Analyst
9 9 (7.32%) Technical Engineer
10 8 (6.50%) Applications Specialist
10 8 (6.50%) Administrator
11 7 (5.69%) Technical Consultant
11 7 (5.69%) Support Engineer
12 6 (4.88%) Technical Support
12 6 (4.88%) Developer
12 6 (4.88%) Technical Support Engineer
13 5 (4.07%) Cloud Consultant
14 4 (3.25%) Applications Support Specialist
14 4 (3.25%) Server Administrator
14 4 (3.25%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (34.15%) .NET
1 42 (34.15%) ASP.NET
2 30 (24.39%) jQuery
2 30 (24.39%) HTML
3 27 (21.95%) MFC
4 12 (9.76%) PhoneGap
5 11 (8.94%) Classic ASP
5 11 (8.94%) SAML
5 11 (8.94%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.44%) HTML5
6 3 (2.44%) CSS3
6 3 (2.44%) CSS
6 3 (2.44%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.63%) Web Services
7 2 (1.63%) XML
7 2 (1.63%) J2EE
7 2 (1.63%) Dojo
7 2 (1.63%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (30.89%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (26.02%) Computer Science
3 25 (20.33%) Pocket PC
4 17 (13.82%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (13.01%) Management Information System
6 15 (12.20%) Client/Server
7 11 (8.94%) Replication
7 11 (8.94%) SecurID
8 7 (5.69%) Data Structures
9 4 (3.25%) Clustering
9 4 (3.25%) Public Cloud
10 3 (2.44%) NHS
10 3 (2.44%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.63%) GIS
11 2 (1.63%) Thin Client
11 2 (1.63%) E-Learning
11 2 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (1.63%) Fat Client
11 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.81%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 88 (71.54%) Windows
2 26 (21.14%) Android
2 26 (21.14%) Apple iOS
3 19 (15.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.50%) Linux
6 7 (5.69%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.25%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.63%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.20%) ITIL
2 25 (20.33%) Software Engineering
3 21 (17.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (12.20%) Migration
5 12 (9.76%) Change Management
5 12 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (8.94%) Product Management
6 11 (8.94%) DevOps
6 11 (8.94%) Information Security
7 10 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (8.13%) Project Management
8 9 (7.32%) ERP
8 9 (7.32%) Change Control
9 7 (5.69%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 7 (5.69%) SOA
9 7 (5.69%) Data Management
9 7 (5.69%) BPEL
9 7 (5.69%) PLM
9 7 (5.69%) PDM
10 6 (4.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 76 (61.79%) SQL
2 46 (37.40%) C#
3 32 (26.02%) JavaScript
4 29 (23.58%) Java
5 27 (21.95%) C++
5 27 (21.95%) Objective-C
6 18 (14.63%) PowerShell
7 11 (8.94%) VBScript
7 11 (8.94%) Perl
8 6 (4.88%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.44%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.63%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (39.84%) Degree
2 42 (34.15%) MCSE
3 36 (29.27%) MCP
4 26 (21.14%) MCITP
5 15 (12.20%) MCSA
6 11 (8.94%) CCNA
6 11 (8.94%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (5.69%) MCAD
7 7 (5.69%) MCTS
8 5 (4.07%) MCT
8 5 (4.07%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.25%) MCDBA
10 3 (2.44%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.63%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (1.63%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (1.63%) CCNP
11 2 (1.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.94%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.25%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.44%) XenApp
5 3 (2.44%) vSphere
6 2 (1.63%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.81%) XenServer
7 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.63%) SCCM
3 1 (0.81%) SCSM
Vendors
1 95 (77.24%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.26%) VMware
3 12 (9.76%) Oracle
3 12 (9.76%) Citrix
3 12 (9.76%) Xamarin
4 9 (7.32%) Cisco
5 4 (3.25%) HP
6 3 (2.44%) Veeam
7 2 (1.63%) Lumension
7 2 (1.63%) ESRI
7 2 (1.63%) Sophos
7 2 (1.63%) Google
7 2 (1.63%) Fujitsu
7 2 (1.63%) Adobe
8 1 (0.81%) Juniper
8 1 (0.81%) Lotus
8 1 (0.81%) Apple
8 1 (0.81%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.81%) Websense
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