The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 84 61
Rank change year-on-year -9 -23  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 30 23 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.19% 1.95% 3.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.45% 4.95% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 36
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +1.38%  

Microsoft Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 550 465 579
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 40.12% 39.41% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 400 394 479
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £53,272 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Microsoft Certification as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Cambridge

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Cambridge

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Cambridge over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 40 (85.11%) Microsoft
2 28 (59.57%) Windows
3 21 (44.68%) MCP
4 20 (42.55%) C++
4 20 (42.55%) HTML
4 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
4 20 (42.55%) Software Engineering
4 20 (42.55%) Computer Science
4 20 (42.55%) Android
4 20 (42.55%) Apple iOS
4 20 (42.55%) Windows Server
5 19 (40.43%) Mobile App
5 19 (40.43%) Mobile Application Development
5 19 (40.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (40.43%) Degree
5 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
6 18 (38.30%) SQL
6 18 (38.30%) HTML5
6 18 (38.30%) AngularJS
6 18 (38.30%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (36.17%) Java
7 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
8 16 (34.04%) MCSE
8 16 (34.04%) MCSA
8 16 (34.04%) Angular 2
9 13 (27.66%) ITIL
10 12 (25.53%) VMware
11 11 (23.40%) Mobile Development
12 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (19.15%) jQuery

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.02%) IIS
2 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.13%) Apache
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Office 365
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) DHCP
1 8 (17.02%) DNS
2 5 (10.64%) LDAP
3 2 (4.26%) Firewall
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) LAN
3 2 (4.26%) SAN
3 2 (4.26%) Skype
3 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.26%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (4.26%) Automotive
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Software Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Junior
4 5 (10.64%) Service Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Java Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Junior C# Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Junior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (42.55%) HTML
2 18 (38.30%) AngularJS
2 18 (38.30%) HTML5
3 16 (34.04%) Angular 2
4 9 (19.15%) .NET
4 9 (19.15%) ASP.NET
4 9 (19.15%) jQuery
4 9 (19.15%) MFC
5 8 (17.02%) CSS
6 1 (2.13%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) Computer Science
2 19 (40.43%) Mobile App
3 18 (38.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Pocket PC
Operating Systems
1 28 (59.57%) Windows
2 20 (42.55%) Android
2 20 (42.55%) Apple iOS
2 20 (42.55%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.89%) Windows 10
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.64%) Linux
4 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Software Engineering
2 19 (40.43%) Mobile Application Development
3 13 (27.66%) ITIL
4 11 (23.40%) Mobile Development
5 5 (10.64%) Line Management
5 5 (10.64%) Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Web Development
7 2 (4.26%) Logistics
7 2 (4.26%) Network Management
7 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.13%) Cross-Platform Development
8 1 (2.13%) ERP
8 1 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) C++
1 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
2 18 (38.30%) SQL
3 17 (36.17%) Java
4 9 (19.15%) C#
5 8 (17.02%) Objective-C
6 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) MCP
2 19 (40.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 19 (40.43%) Degree
3 16 (34.04%) MCSA
3 16 (34.04%) MCSE
4 5 (10.64%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (10.64%) LPIC
4 5 (10.64%) RHCE
5 3 (6.38%) CCNA
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.38%) RHCSA
6 2 (4.26%) CCNP
7 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.13%) CCENT
System Software
1 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.26%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (4.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 40 (85.11%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) VMware
3 5 (10.64%) Citrix
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco
4 3 (6.38%) Pegasus
4 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.26%) F5
5 2 (4.26%) SAP
5 2 (4.26%) Veeam
6 1 (2.13%) 3Com
6 1 (2.13%) Draytek
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) NETGEAR
6 1 (2.13%) Xamarin
6 1 (2.13%) ZyXEL