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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certification
Rank 37 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 7 11 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.53% 3.24% 9.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 11.83% 34.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 39
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
56 93 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 20.22% 27.43% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 55 79 111
Average salary £47,500 £35,875 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.40% -10.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,810 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (70.00%) MCSE
3 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 9 (45.00%) MCITP
4 8 (40.00%) Migration
5 6 (30.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) MS Office
5 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (30.00%) MCTS
6 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (25.00%) Database Security
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (25.00%) Database Tuning
6 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 5 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Vista
7 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (15.00%) Replication
7 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) MCP

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (15.00%) Lync
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) DBA
2 5 (25.00%) Administrator
2 5 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (15.00%) Storage Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
2 5 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 5 (25.00%) Database Security
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) MCSE
2 9 (45.00%) MCITP
3 6 (30.00%) MCTS
4 3 (15.00%) MCP
4 3 (15.00%) MCSA
4 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) VCDX
4 3 (15.00%) NCDA
4 3 (15.00%) NCIE
4 3 (15.00%) VCAP
4 3 (15.00%) VTSP
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Veeam
3 3 (15.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) NetApp
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco