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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certification
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 89 94 97
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 37 43 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.17% 1.98% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.75% 6.10% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 31 41 34
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,950 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £59,250
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 Cambridgeshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 643 705 762
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 37.78% 32.41% 36.15%
Number of salaries quoted 450 545 631
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 17 £28,500 -22.44% 1
Huntingdon +14 11 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Peterborough +3 8 £29,250 -49.13% 1
Microsoft Certification
East of England

Microsoft Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 69 (89.61%) Microsoft
2 62 (80.52%) Windows
3 52 (67.53%) MCSE
4 43 (55.84%) Active Directory
5 37 (48.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 34 (44.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (41.56%) Office 365
9 29 (37.66%) VMware
10 27 (35.06%) MS Excel
10 27 (35.06%) Windows Server
11 25 (32.47%) MCSA
12 24 (31.17%) MCITP
13 23 (29.87%) Hyper-V
14 19 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (23.38%) ITIL
16 17 (22.08%) Cisco
17 16 (20.78%) MS Exchange
17 16 (20.78%) Presales
18 15 (19.48%) Citrix
19 14 (18.18%) MCP
20 13 (16.88%) SQL
20 13 (16.88%) Skype for Business
20 13 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2010
21 12 (15.58%) Customer Requirements
22 11 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
23 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
23 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
23 10 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
23 10 (12.99%) CCNA

Microsoft Certification
Top Related 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 16 (20.78%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (16.88%) Skype for Business
3 11 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
5 8 (10.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (6.49%) IIS
8 3 (3.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (35.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 35 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (41.56%) Office 365
3 5 (6.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) Firewall
2 8 (10.39%) DHCP
2 8 (10.39%) DNS
3 7 (9.09%) SAN
4 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.79%) VPN
5 5 (6.49%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (5.19%) NetScaler
6 4 (5.19%) Wireless
7 3 (3.90%) LDAP
8 2 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.60%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (2.60%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.60%) Internet
8 2 (2.60%) Unified Communications
8 2 (2.60%) VoIP
9 1 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (7.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Advertising
2 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Consultant
2 15 (19.48%) Analyst
3 14 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 11 (14.29%) IT Support
5 9 (11.69%) Service Analyst
5 9 (11.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) IT Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Azure Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Cloud Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) IT Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Office 365 Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Architect
9 4 (5.19%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.19%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.19%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.90%) Clustering
3 3 (3.90%) Replication
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.30%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.30%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.30%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 62 (80.52%) Windows
2 37 (48.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (44.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (35.06%) Windows Server
5 10 (12.99%) Windows 7
6 9 (11.69%) Windows 8
6 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (10.39%) Windows 10
8 6 (7.79%) Linux
9 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) ITIL
2 16 (20.78%) Presales
3 12 (15.58%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (10.39%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 7 (9.09%) Project Management
6 5 (6.49%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.19%) Business Development
7 4 (5.19%) Network Management
8 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.90%) ITIL V3
8 3 (3.90%) Line Management
9 2 (2.60%) Migration
10 1 (1.30%) Change Management
10 1 (1.30%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.30%) ERP
10 1 (1.30%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.30%) Statistics
10 1 (1.30%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (67.53%) MCSE
2 25 (32.47%) MCSA
3 24 (31.17%) MCITP
4 14 (18.18%) MCP
5 10 (12.99%) CCNA
5 10 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (10.39%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (6.49%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (6.49%) MCTS
8 4 (5.19%) A+ Certification
8 4 (5.19%) CCENT
8 4 (5.19%) VCAP
8 4 (5.19%) VCDX
8 4 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (3.90%) LPIC
9 3 (3.90%) RHCE
9 3 (3.90%) RHCSA
10 2 (2.60%) CCA
10 2 (2.60%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (55.84%) Active Directory
2 23 (29.87%) Hyper-V
3 19 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (12.99%) XenApp
5 6 (7.79%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.19%) VMware Server
6 4 (5.19%) vSphere
7 3 (3.90%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.90%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.90%) XenServer
8 1 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) SCOM
2 5 (6.49%) Backup Exec
2 5 (6.49%) SCCM
3 3 (3.90%) Puppet
4 1 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (89.61%) Microsoft
2 29 (37.66%) VMware
3 17 (22.08%) Cisco
4 15 (19.48%) Citrix
5 9 (11.69%) Veeam
6 5 (6.49%) AppSense
6 5 (6.49%) HP
7 4 (5.19%) 3Com
7 4 (5.19%) Draytek
7 4 (5.19%) NETGEAR
7 4 (5.19%) SAP
7 4 (5.19%) ZyXEL
8 3 (3.90%) Pegasus
8 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.30%) CommVault
9 1 (1.30%) EMC
9 1 (1.30%) IBM
9 1 (1.30%) WatchGuard
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