Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Microsoft Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 116 113
Rank change year-on-year -18 -3 -28
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 78 82 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.90% 2.20% 2.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.78% 6.19% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 63 78 81
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,000 £35,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.48% -10.63% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £24,035 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,350 1,325 1,368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 32.89% 35.50% 34.01%
Number of salaries quoted 927 943 1,084
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,300 £72,500 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certification in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certification in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Certification
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certification in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Certification
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certification within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough -3 36 £40,000 +53.85% 3
Cambridge -40 24 £48,750 +21.88% 6
St Neots - 3 £35,000 -
Huntingdon -3 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 62 (79.49%) Windows
2 58 (74.36%) Microsoft
3 56 (71.79%) VMware
4 53 (67.95%) MCSE
5 43 (55.13%) Hyper-V
5 43 (55.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (47.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 35 (44.87%) ITIL
8 33 (42.31%) Windows Server
9 32 (41.03%) MCITP
9 32 (41.03%) Citrix
10 30 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
11 28 (35.90%) Finance
12 27 (34.62%) Active Directory
12 27 (34.62%) Cybersecurity
13 26 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 22 (28.21%) Office 365
15 21 (26.92%) Remote Desktop
16 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
16 20 (25.64%) Service Delivery
16 20 (25.64%) SLA
17 18 (23.08%) Information Security
18 17 (21.79%) Retail
18 17 (21.79%) HP
18 17 (21.79%) CCA
18 17 (21.79%) Data Centre
19 16 (20.51%) Cisco
19 16 (20.51%) Linux
19 16 (20.51%) Banking
20 15 (19.23%) Firewall

Microsoft Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 9 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.85%) Apache
2 3 (3.85%) GlassFish
2 3 (3.85%) JBoss
2 3 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.13%) Acrobat
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.21%) Office 365
2 13 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.13%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.92%) Remote Desktop
2 15 (19.23%) Firewall
2 15 (19.23%) SAN
3 14 (17.95%) NetScaler
4 13 (16.67%) Wireshark
5 9 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (7.69%) Network Security
7 4 (5.13%) Internet
7 4 (5.13%) VPN
7 4 (5.13%) WebEx
8 1 (1.28%) DHCP
8 1 (1.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) PROIV
2 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.56%) JIRA
2 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (35.90%) Finance
2 17 (21.79%) Retail
3 16 (20.51%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (24.36%) Analyst
2 17 (21.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 17 (21.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 13 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
3 13 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 12 (15.38%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (15.38%) Server Engineer
4 12 (15.38%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (15.38%) Windows Server Engineer
5 11 (14.10%) Operations Analyst
5 11 (14.10%) Security Operations Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) Application Security Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) Firewall Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) SIEM Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) Web Analyst
6 8 (10.26%) Web Applications Analyst
7 7 (8.97%) SOC Analyst
8 6 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.69%) CSS
2 2 (2.56%) .NET
2 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (2.56%) HTML
2 2 (2.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.79%) Data Centre
2 13 (16.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 10 (12.82%) Management Information System
4 9 (11.54%) NHS
5 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (10.26%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (5.13%) iPad
7 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.28%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 62 (79.49%) Windows
2 43 (55.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (42.31%) Windows Server
4 20 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (20.51%) Linux
6 8 (10.26%) Windows 10
6 8 (10.26%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.13%) Mac OS
7 4 (5.13%) Windows 2000
7 4 (5.13%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.85%) Unix
9 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) ITIL
2 27 (34.62%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (25.64%) Service Delivery
4 18 (23.08%) Information Security
5 15 (19.23%) Data Loss Prevention
6 14 (17.95%) Event Correlation
6 14 (17.95%) Security Operations
6 14 (17.95%) SIEM
7 13 (16.67%) Analytics
7 13 (16.67%) Computer Security
7 13 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 13 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (15.38%) Information Management
9 9 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (11.54%) Risk Management
9 9 (11.54%) Security Management
9 9 (11.54%) Trend Analysis
9 9 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 9 (11.54%) Web Filtering
10 8 (10.26%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.85%) Java
3 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.56%) SQL
3 2 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 53 (67.95%) MCSE
2 32 (41.03%) MCITP
3 30 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
4 26 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (21.79%) CCA
6 15 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (17.95%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 14 (17.95%) CCNP
7 14 (17.95%) CCSP
7 14 (17.95%) CISSP
7 14 (17.95%) CSSLP
7 14 (17.95%) GCWN
7 14 (17.95%) ISSAP
7 14 (17.95%) ISSEP
7 14 (17.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 14 (17.95%) RHCA
7 14 (17.95%) RHCE
7 14 (17.95%) SANS
7 14 (17.95%) SSCP
8 11 (14.10%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.64%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (55.13%) Hyper-V
2 37 (47.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (34.62%) Active Directory
4 15 (19.23%) XenApp
4 15 (19.23%) XenDesktop
5 14 (17.95%) Terminal Services
5 14 (17.95%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (17.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (19.23%) SCCM
1 15 (19.23%) SCOM
2 13 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 13 (16.67%) RSA Security Analytics
3 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (5.13%) ServiceCenter
3 4 (5.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 58 (74.36%) Microsoft
2 56 (71.79%) VMware
3 32 (41.03%) Citrix
4 17 (21.79%) HP
5 16 (20.51%) Cisco
6 14 (17.95%) Ivanti
6 14 (17.95%) Red Hat
7 13 (16.67%) NetApp
7 13 (16.67%) Splunk
7 13 (16.67%) Symantec
8 4 (5.13%) Adobe
8 4 (5.13%) Bomgar
8 4 (5.13%) MobileIron
8 4 (5.13%) Peregrine
8 4 (5.13%) Remedy
8 4 (5.13%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.85%) Oracle
10 2 (2.56%) CommVault
10 2 (2.56%) IBM
11 1 (1.28%) Meraki