Period
to 21 October 2019

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 6 months to 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 107 122 129
Rank change year-on-year +15 +7 -27
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 15 25 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.00% 1.16% 1.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.32% 3.61% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 50
Cambridge median annual salary £38,318 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.91% +8.75% +6.67%
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £38,318 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -9.84% +6.25% +6.67%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 452 693 1,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 30.09% 32.17% 45.68%
Number of salaries quoted 277 535 944
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,412 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,500 £75,000 £72,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,525 £45,000 £44,296
% change year-on-year -5.50% +1.59% +4.22%

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 6 months to 21 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 13 (86.67%) MCSA
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
3 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (46.67%) SLA
4 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) Degree
4 7 (46.67%) Office 365
5 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) Data Management
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
5 6 (40.00%) LAN
5 6 (40.00%) DHCP
5 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (33.33%) MCP
6 5 (33.33%) Mac OS X
6 5 (33.33%) WAN
6 5 (33.33%) Dell
6 5 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (26.67%) VMware
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco
8 3 (20.00%) Linux
8 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (20.00%) vSphere
9 2 (13.33%) DevOps

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 (53.33%) MS Exchange
1 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
1 6 (40.00%) LAN
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) IT Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Support Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Business Support Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) IT Support
2 6 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Systems Support
2 6 (40.00%) Systems Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Data Management
1 6 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Deep Learning
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) MCSA
2 7 (46.67%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (13.33%) MCSE
5 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Dell
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec