The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certification over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 43 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 3 8 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.92% 2.63% 9.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.92% 9.88% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 22
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Microsoft Certification
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Qualifications Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
61 81 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 18.65% 26.64% 34.41%
Number of salaries quoted 53 76 100
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Peterborough region.

Microsoft Certification Salary Trend in Peterborough

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) MCITP
3 8 (57.14%) MCSE
4 7 (50.00%) MCTS
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) MS Office
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) HP
7 3 (21.43%) NetApp
7 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
7 3 (21.43%) MCSA
7 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Replication
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
7 3 (21.43%) Veeam
7 3 (21.43%) VCDX
7 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (21.43%) NCDA
7 3 (21.43%) NCIE
7 3 (21.43%) Lync
7 3 (21.43%) VCAP
7 3 (21.43%) VTSP
7 3 (21.43%) Office 365

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (21.43%) Lync
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Storage Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
1 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) MCSE
1 8 (57.14%) MCITP
2 7 (50.00%) MCTS
3 3 (21.43%) VCDX
3 3 (21.43%) NCDA
3 3 (21.43%) NCIE
3 3 (21.43%) VCAP
3 3 (21.43%) VTSP
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (21.43%) MCSA
4 2 (14.29%) MCP
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) NetApp
4 3 (21.43%) Veeam