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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 98 105 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -55
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 36 28 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.72% 1.24% 4.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.37% 3.57% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 33 28 85
Average salary £26,000 £28,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £27,000 £28,090
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,450 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
671 785 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 32.15% 34.77% 36.11%
Number of salaries quoted 499 588 604
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,843 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -15 11 £52,500 +87.50% 6
Peterborough - 3 £47,500 -
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 49 (80.33%) Microsoft
2 48 (78.69%) Windows
3 45 (73.77%) Active Directory
4 42 (68.85%) MCSE
5 35 (57.38%) SQL Server
6 34 (55.74%) VMware
7 31 (50.82%) Citrix
8 25 (40.98%) MCITP
8 25 (40.98%) Office 365
9 24 (39.34%) Windows 8
9 24 (39.34%) MCSA
10 22 (36.07%) SharePoint
10 22 (36.07%) MCDST
10 22 (36.07%) SharePoint 2013
11 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
12 13 (21.31%) IIS
12 13 (21.31%) SQL
12 13 (21.31%) Windows Server
12 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (18.03%) ITIL
14 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
14 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
15 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
16 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
16 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
16 8 (13.11%) Hyper-V
16 8 (13.11%) vSphere
17 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (36.07%) SharePoint
1 22 (36.07%) SharePoint 2013
2 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
3 13 (21.31%) IIS
4 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (9.84%) Lync
6 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.48%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 25 (40.98%) Office 365
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.48%) VPN
3 6 (9.84%) HTTPS
3 6 (9.84%) SSL
4 4 (6.56%) Firewall
5 3 (4.92%) DHCP
5 3 (4.92%) DNS
5 3 (4.92%) VLAN
6 2 (3.28%) LAN
6 2 (3.28%) WAN
7 1 (1.64%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (57.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.28%) MySQL
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (1.64%) Finance
1 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (31.15%) Support Engineer
2 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Engineer
3 14 (22.95%) Administrator
4 12 (19.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 11 (18.03%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 11 (18.03%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 11 (18.03%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (18.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 11 (18.03%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (14.75%) Analyst
6 9 (14.75%) IT Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Service Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Windows Administrator
7 5 (8.20%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.56%) IT Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Trainee
9 3 (4.92%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.92%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) .NET
1 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
1 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
1 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (4.92%) CSS
1 3 (4.92%) CSS3
1 3 (4.92%) HTML
1 3 (4.92%) HTML5
1 3 (4.92%) jQuery
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (4.92%) Clustering
2 3 (4.92%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.92%) PKI
3 2 (3.28%) BYOD
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) NHS
4 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (78.69%) Windows
2 24 (39.34%) Windows 8
3 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (21.31%) Windows Server
4 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (14.75%) Windows 7
6 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.20%) Linux
8 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.92%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.03%) ITIL
2 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (9.84%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
2 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
3 5 (8.20%) Data Management
3 5 (8.20%) Performance Optimisation
4 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.56%) ERP
5 3 (4.92%) BPEL
5 3 (4.92%) Change Control
5 3 (4.92%) Data Protection
5 3 (4.92%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.92%) MVC
5 3 (4.92%) PDM
5 3 (4.92%) PLM
5 3 (4.92%) Process Improvement
5 3 (4.92%) SOA
6 2 (3.28%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.31%) SQL
2 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.92%) C#
3 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (68.85%) MCSE
2 25 (40.98%) MCITP
3 24 (39.34%) MCSA
4 22 (36.07%) MCDST
5 5 (8.20%) HNC
6 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.92%) Degree
7 3 (4.92%) MCAD
8 2 (3.28%) CCA
8 2 (3.28%) CCNA
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.64%) MCDBA
9 1 (1.64%) MCP
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (73.77%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.11%) Hyper-V
2 8 (13.11%) vSphere
3 6 (9.84%) XenServer
4 5 (8.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (8.20%) XenApp
5 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.28%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.64%) KVM
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (80.33%) Microsoft
2 34 (55.74%) VMware
3 31 (50.82%) Citrix
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle
5 3 (4.92%) F5
6 2 (3.28%) Dell
6 2 (3.28%) Dell KACE
6 2 (3.28%) HP
6 2 (3.28%) Remedy
6 2 (3.28%) ServiceNow
6 2 (3.28%) Sophos
6 2 (3.28%) Veeam
6 2 (3.28%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.64%) Apple
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco
7 1 (1.64%) Epicor
7 1 (1.64%) Lotus
7 1 (1.64%) Red Gate
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