Period
to 16 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 109 127
Rank change year-on-year -42 +18 -39
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 32 43 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.02% 1.94% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.30% 4.59% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 34 44 34
Cambridge median annual salary £40,000 £33,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.52% -10.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £22,950 £17,900 £25,110
90th Percentile £56,250 £46,900 £48,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -15.00%

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 1,389 937 1,023
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 44.28% 42.17% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,035 754 821
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.46% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,125 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -

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 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 30 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 26 (81.25%) Windows
3 17 (53.13%) MCP
4 15 (46.88%) SCCM
5 14 (43.75%) Finance
5 14 (43.75%) VMware
5 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
6 13 (40.63%) HTML
6 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
7 12 (37.50%) Java
7 12 (37.50%) C++
7 12 (37.50%) ITIL
7 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 12 (37.50%) MCITP
7 12 (37.50%) Degree
7 12 (37.50%) Computer Science
7 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (37.50%) Windows Server
7 12 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (31.25%) SCOM
8 10 (31.25%) Data Centre
8 10 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
9 9 (28.13%) C#
10 8 (25.00%) SQL
10 8 (25.00%) .NET
10 8 (25.00%) MFC
10 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET

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 (21.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Office 365
2 4 (12.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) DHCP
1 7 (21.88%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.50%) VoIP
3 2 (6.25%) Skype
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Windows Engineer
2 12 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (31.25%) SCCM Engineer
4 10 (31.25%) Server Engineer
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Server Engineer
5 8 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
5 8 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) Support Specialist
6 4 (12.50%) Systems Support
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) IT Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior SharePoint Developer
8 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) HTML
2 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (25.00%) jQuery
2 8 (25.00%) MFC
3 4 (12.50%) Angular 2
3 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 4 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 10 (31.25%) Data Centre
3 8 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (25.00%) Android
4 6 (18.75%) Apple iOS
4 6 (18.75%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.13%) Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Unix
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) ITIL
1 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 10 (31.25%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
4 6 (18.75%) CRM
5 4 (12.50%) ERP
5 4 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (12.50%) Mobile Development
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.13%) Break/Fix
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 12 (37.50%) C++
2 12 (37.50%) Java
3 9 (28.13%) C#
4 8 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 8 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) MCP
2 12 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (37.50%) Degree
2 12 (37.50%) MCITP
3 6 (18.75%) MCSA
4 4 (12.50%) A+ Certification
4 4 (12.50%) DBS Check
4 4 (12.50%) MCSE
5 1 (3.13%) LPIC
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
3 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (46.88%) SCCM
2 10 (31.25%) SCOM
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (12.50%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 14 (43.75%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.25%) Apple
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix