Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 105 102
Rank change year-on-year -25 -3 -15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 45 42 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.45% 1.87% 1.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.20% 4.60% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 46 43 51
Cambridge median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -

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 1408 914 1088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 45.39% 40.60% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1038 725 912
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,375
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 34 (75.56%) MCP
3 29 (64.44%) Windows
3 29 (64.44%) JavaScript
3 29 (64.44%) HTML
4 28 (62.22%) C++
4 28 (62.22%) Software Engineering
4 28 (62.22%) Computer Science
5 27 (60.00%) Degree
5 27 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (57.78%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (55.56%) Java
8 22 (48.89%) Android
9 19 (42.22%) Apple iOS
10 17 (37.78%) C#
11 16 (35.56%) .NET
11 16 (35.56%) MFC
11 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
11 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET
11 16 (35.56%) HTML5
11 16 (35.56%) jQuery
11 16 (35.56%) AngularJS
11 16 (35.56%) Mobile App
11 16 (35.56%) Mobile Application Development
12 15 (33.33%) SQL
12 15 (33.33%) Objective-C
13 14 (31.11%) Angular 2
14 13 (28.89%) Office 365
15 12 (26.67%) Mobile Development
15 12 (26.67%) Client/Server

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 (17.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Office 365
2 5 (11.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) DHCP
1 9 (20.00%) DNS
2 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.11%) VoIP
3 4 (8.89%) Skype
4 3 (6.67%) LAN
4 3 (6.67%) WAN
5 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) Applications Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Support Specialist
4 5 (11.11%) Systems Support
5 4 (8.89%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Developer
6 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Junior
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (64.44%) HTML
2 16 (35.56%) .NET
2 16 (35.56%) AngularJS
2 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET
2 16 (35.56%) HTML5
2 16 (35.56%) jQuery
2 16 (35.56%) MFC
3 14 (31.11%) Angular 2
4 5 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (62.22%) Computer Science
2 26 (57.78%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (35.56%) Mobile App
4 12 (26.67%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.22%) Pocket PC
Operating Systems
1 29 (64.44%) Windows
2 22 (48.89%) Android
3 19 (42.22%) Apple iOS
4 9 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
6 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.22%) Linux
8 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Software Engineering
2 16 (35.56%) Mobile Application Development
3 12 (26.67%) Mobile Development
4 11 (24.44%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (15.56%) CRM
6 6 (13.33%) ITIL
7 5 (11.11%) Creative Thinking
7 5 (11.11%) ERP
8 2 (4.44%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (4.44%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.22%) Break/Fix
9 1 (2.22%) Logistics
9 1 (2.22%) Project Management
9 1 (2.22%) Scrum
9 1 (2.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) JavaScript
2 28 (62.22%) C++
3 25 (55.56%) Java
4 17 (37.78%) C#
5 15 (33.33%) Objective-C
5 15 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (75.56%) MCP
2 27 (60.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 27 (60.00%) Degree
3 9 (20.00%) MCSA
4 7 (15.56%) MCSE
5 5 (11.11%) A+ Certification
5 5 (11.11%) DBS Check
6 4 (8.89%) MCITP
7 2 (4.44%) CCNA
7 2 (4.44%) CCNP
7 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.22%) LPIC
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.44%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) SCCM
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (11.11%) SCDPM
3 2 (4.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) VMware
3 5 (11.11%) Citrix
3 5 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.44%) Apple