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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 92 75
Rank change year-on-year 0 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 17 21 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.38% 1.41% 2.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% 3.95% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 33
Median salary £28,500 £36,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.44% -8.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +5.71%  

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 561 532 556
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 45.46% 35.68% 37.57%
Number of salaries quoted 387 406 468
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -2.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Cambridge

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 34 (91.89%) Microsoft
2 30 (81.08%) Windows
3 28 (75.68%) Active Directory
4 22 (59.46%) Windows Server
5 21 (56.76%) MCSE
6 18 (48.65%) MS Excel
7 17 (45.95%) MCSA
7 17 (45.95%) VMware
8 13 (35.14%) ITIL
9 12 (32.43%) SQL
9 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
12 9 (24.32%) Cisco
13 8 (21.62%) MS Office
13 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
13 8 (21.62%) Office 365
14 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
14 7 (18.92%) Windows 10
14 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
14 7 (18.92%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (16.22%) CCNA
16 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
16 5 (13.51%) Veeam
16 5 (13.51%) IIS
16 5 (13.51%) Linux
16 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP

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 5 (13.51%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (48.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (21.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.81%) DHCP
2 4 (10.81%) DNS
2 4 (10.81%) SAN
3 3 (8.11%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) LDAP
3 3 (8.11%) Wireless
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
4 2 (5.41%) Internet
4 2 (5.41%) VoIP
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Support Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) IT Support
4 9 (24.32%) Service Analyst
4 9 (24.32%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (21.62%) IT Engineer
6 7 (18.92%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) IT Manager
8 3 (8.11%) IT Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Consultant
9 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Support
9 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Clustering
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
1 1 (2.70%) EMC VNX
1 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Windows Server
3 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (18.92%) Windows 10
5 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
5 7 (18.92%) Windows 8
6 5 (13.51%) Linux
7 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
8 2 (5.41%) Unix
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Network Management
2 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL V3
3 3 (8.11%) Line Management
3 3 (8.11%) Project Management
4 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 1 (2.70%) ERP
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.70%) Presales
5 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) MCSE
2 17 (45.95%) MCSA
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (16.22%) CCNA
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.11%) LPIC
5 3 (8.11%) MCITP
5 3 (8.11%) MCP
5 3 (8.11%) RHCE
5 3 (8.11%) RHCSA
6 2 (5.41%) A+ Certification
6 2 (5.41%) CCA
6 2 (5.41%) CCEA
6 2 (5.41%) CCENT
6 2 (5.41%) CCNP
6 2 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.70%) Degree
7 1 (2.70%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 28 (75.68%) Active Directory
2 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.81%) VMware Server
5 3 (8.11%) XenApp
5 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Puppet
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) VMware
3 9 (24.32%) Cisco
4 5 (13.51%) Veeam
5 4 (10.81%) SAP
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix
6 3 (8.11%) Pegasus
6 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.41%) 3Com
7 2 (5.41%) Draytek
7 2 (5.41%) HP
7 2 (5.41%) NETGEAR
7 2 (5.41%) ZyXEL
8 1 (2.70%) EMC
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