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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certification
Rank 44 50 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 9 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.58% 0.28% 5.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 0.96% 30.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 14
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
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
81 104 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 23.21% 29.21% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 55 70 43
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,525 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

Microsoft Certification Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) MCSE
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) CISSP
3 6 (46.15%) IBM
3 6 (46.15%) CISA
3 6 (46.15%) QiCA
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
3 6 (46.15%) Legal
3 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (46.15%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
3 6 (46.15%) COBIT
3 6 (46.15%) Matrix Management
3 6 (46.15%) Line Management
3 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (46.15%) Internal Audit
3 6 (46.15%) IT Audit
4 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (38.46%) Office 365
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 3 (23.08%) FortiGate

Microsoft Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
2 2 (15.38%) NAS
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (46.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Audit Manager
1 6 (46.15%) IT Audit Manager
1 6 (46.15%) IT Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Technician
3 2 (15.38%) Lync Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) PKI
3 2 (15.38%) AS400
3 2 (15.38%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Internal Audit
2 6 (46.15%) IT Audit
2 6 (46.15%) Line Management
2 6 (46.15%) Matrix Management
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (46.15%) Risk Management
2 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) MCSE
2 6 (46.15%) CISA
2 6 (46.15%) CISSP
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 6 (46.15%) QiCA
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) F5
4 2 (15.38%) Apple
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) VMware