Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 132 161
Rank change year-on-year +32 +29 -59
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 12 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.98% 0.49% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.13% 1.64% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 23
Cambridge median annual salary £36,659 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.90% +14.29% +55.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £44,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £38,318 £66,500 £56,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £38,318 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -14.85% +12.50% +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 384 611 1,491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 31.32% 29.83% 45.91%
Number of salaries quoted 242 469 1,103
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,125 £67,500 £72,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,139 £47,500
% change year-on-year -0.31% -4.97% +11.76%

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

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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 11 (91.67%) MCSA
2 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Office 365
3 6 (50.00%) Data Management
3 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) SLA
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (33.33%) MCP
5 4 (33.33%) Dell
5 4 (33.33%) Mac OS X
5 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) DHCP
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) MCSE
6 1 (8.33%) LDAP
6 1 (8.33%) IIS
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL

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 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DHCP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Business Support Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 6 (50.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) IT Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) IT Support
2 5 (41.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Data Management
1 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) MCSA
2 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) MCP
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Dell