Period
to 16 October 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 121 111
Rank change year-on-year +5 -10 -17
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 25 52 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.11% 1.90% 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.48% 4.18% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 13 52 42
Cambridge median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £17,500 £23,205 £20,125
90th Percentile £65,250 £40,000 £45,893
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +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 718 1,244 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 32.01% 45.42% 39.03%
Number of salaries quoted 542 942 719
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £24,650
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £44,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -0.56% +5.88% +1.80%

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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 22 (88.00%) ITIL
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
1 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (48.00%) SLA
3 12 (48.00%) Internet
3 12 (48.00%) MCP
3 12 (48.00%) MCSE
3 12 (48.00%) Change Management
3 12 (48.00%) Management Information System
4 11 (44.00%) Finance
5 10 (40.00%) Banking
5 10 (40.00%) MCITP
6 9 (36.00%) MCSA
7 8 (32.00%) Client/Server
7 8 (32.00%) Ethernet
7 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (32.00%) A+ Certification
7 8 (32.00%) MCDST
7 8 (32.00%) Requirements Management
7 8 (32.00%) Degree
7 8 (32.00%) ACTC
7 8 (32.00%) ACHDS
7 8 (32.00%) ACDT
7 8 (32.00%) Validation
7 8 (32.00%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (32.00%) Wireless
7 8 (32.00%) Identity Management
7 8 (32.00%) Apple
7 8 (32.00%) Time Management

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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (16.00%) Acrobat
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (16.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) Internet
2 8 (32.00%) Ethernet
2 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (32.00%) Wireless
3 4 (16.00%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (16.00%) VPN
3 4 (16.00%) WebEx
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Team Leader
2 7 (28.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Server Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) IT Support
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Support
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Office 365 Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (32.00%) Client/Server
3 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (16.00%) iPad
5 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows 10
2 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.00%) Mac OS
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 2000
4 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) ITIL
2 12 (48.00%) Change Management
3 8 (32.00%) Identity Management
3 8 (32.00%) Requirements Management
3 8 (32.00%) Server Management
3 8 (32.00%) Ticket Management
3 8 (32.00%) Time Management
3 8 (32.00%) Validation
4 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) Information Security
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Information Management
6 4 (16.00%) ITSM
6 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.00%) Statistics
6 4 (16.00%) Vendor Relationship Management
7 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) MCP
1 12 (48.00%) MCSE
2 10 (40.00%) MCITP
3 9 (36.00%) MCSA
4 8 (32.00%) A+ Certification
4 8 (32.00%) ACDT
4 8 (32.00%) ACHDS
4 8 (32.00%) ACTC
4 8 (32.00%) Degree
4 8 (32.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (32.00%) MCDST
4 8 (32.00%) MCSM
4 8 (32.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (88.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) SCCM
1 7 (28.00%) SCOM
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (16.00%) ServiceCenter
2 4 (16.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) Apple
3 7 (28.00%) VMware
4 4 (16.00%) Adobe
4 4 (16.00%) Bomgar
4 4 (16.00%) HP
4 4 (16.00%) MobileIron
4 4 (16.00%) Peregrine
4 4 (16.00%) Remedy
4 4 (16.00%) ServiceNow