Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 96 121
Rank change year-on-year -37 +25 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 76 81 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.81% 2.48% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.56% 6.69% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 57 78 64
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -9.33%
10th Percentile £22,770 £19,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,150 £48,750
East of England median annual salary £43,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +24.29% +2.94% -9.33%

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 1,665 1,210 1,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.64% 37.04% 31.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,225 943 1,049
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,600 £64,500 £64,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,500
% 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 19 January 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 19 January 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
Cambridge -45 31 £40,000 +18.52% 1
Peterborough +15 30 £40,000 -15.79% 4
Huntingdon -8 9 £43,500 -2.25% 1
St Neots -14 1 £26,000 -30.67%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Certification.

1 67 (88.16%) Microsoft
2 60 (78.95%) Windows
3 37 (48.68%) VMware
4 30 (39.47%) MCSE
5 27 (35.53%) Active Directory
6 26 (34.21%) Windows Server
7 25 (32.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (28.95%) SCCM
9 21 (27.63%) MCITP
10 20 (26.32%) ITIL
11 19 (25.00%) MCP
11 19 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
12 18 (23.68%) Data Centre
12 18 (23.68%) Finance
13 17 (22.37%) Java
13 17 (22.37%) MCSA
13 17 (22.37%) SCOM
13 17 (22.37%) Hyper-V
14 16 (21.05%) Computer Science
15 15 (19.74%) Office 365
15 15 (19.74%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (18.42%) Citrix
16 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
16 14 (18.42%) HTML
16 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
16 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
17 13 (17.11%) Degree
17 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
17 13 (17.11%) C#
17 13 (17.11%) C++

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 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.21%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.58%) Apache
3 5 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.58%) GlassFish
3 5 (6.58%) JBoss
3 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.26%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) ResourceLink
2 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.74%) Office 365
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.58%) OneDrive
4 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.47%) Firewall
2 9 (11.84%) Network Security
3 8 (10.53%) DHCP
4 7 (9.21%) DNS
5 6 (7.89%) SAN
6 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
7 4 (5.26%) VoIP
8 3 (3.95%) NetScaler
9 2 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (2.63%) Skype
9 2 (2.63%) VPN
9 2 (2.63%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.32%) LAN
10 1 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) PROIV
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (22.37%) Windows Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Analyst
3 11 (14.47%) Server Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) SCCM Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) Windows Server Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) DBA
7 5 (6.58%) Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) SQL DBA
7 5 (6.58%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.26%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Operations Manager
8 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) HTML
2 12 (15.79%) .NET
3 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET
3 9 (11.84%) jQuery
3 9 (11.84%) MFC
4 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
4 6 (7.89%) HTML5
5 5 (6.58%) Angular 2
6 3 (3.95%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 16 (21.05%) Computer Science
3 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (13.16%) Client/Server
5 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
6 7 (9.21%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
8 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
9 2 (2.63%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 1 (1.32%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 60 (78.95%) Windows
2 26 (34.21%) Windows Server
3 25 (32.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (13.16%) Android
6 8 (10.53%) Apple iOS
7 6 (7.89%) Linux
7 6 (7.89%) Unix
7 6 (7.89%) Windows 10
8 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) ITIL
2 19 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (18.42%) Software Engineering
4 9 (11.84%) Data Loss Prevention
4 9 (11.84%) ERP
4 9 (11.84%) Event Correlation
4 9 (11.84%) Security Architecture
4 9 (11.84%) Security Operations
4 9 (11.84%) SIEM
5 7 (9.21%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (9.21%) Risk Management
5 7 (9.21%) Security Management
6 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.89%) Computer Security
6 6 (7.89%) CRM
6 6 (7.89%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (6.58%) Change Management
7 5 (6.58%) WFM
8 4 (5.26%) People Management
8 4 (5.26%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.37%) Java
2 14 (18.42%) JavaScript
3 13 (17.11%) C#
3 13 (17.11%) C++
4 9 (11.84%) Objective-C
4 9 (11.84%) SQL
5 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (39.47%) MCSE
2 21 (27.63%) MCITP
3 19 (25.00%) MCP
4 17 (22.37%) MCSA
5 15 (19.74%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (17.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (17.11%) Degree
7 10 (13.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (11.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 9 (11.84%) CISSP
8 9 (11.84%) CSSLP
8 9 (11.84%) GCWN
8 9 (11.84%) ISSAP
8 9 (11.84%) ISSEP
8 9 (11.84%) RHCA
8 9 (11.84%) RHCE
8 9 (11.84%) SANS
8 9 (11.84%) SSCP
8 9 (11.84%) VCAP
8 9 (11.84%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (35.53%) Active Directory
2 17 (22.37%) Hyper-V
3 10 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.95%) XenApp
5 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.63%) XenServer
6 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (28.95%) SCCM
2 17 (22.37%) SCOM
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (5.26%) SCDPM
4 3 (3.95%) WSUS
5 2 (2.63%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 67 (88.16%) Microsoft
2 37 (48.68%) VMware
3 14 (18.42%) Citrix
4 12 (15.79%) Cisco
5 9 (11.84%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.58%) CommVault
6 5 (6.58%) NGA Human Resources
6 5 (6.58%) Oracle
6 5 (6.58%) ServiceNow
7 4 (5.26%) IBM
7 4 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.95%) Ivanti
9 2 (2.63%) Apple
9 2 (2.63%) Avaya
9 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.63%) Splunk
9 2 (2.63%) Symantec
10 1 (1.32%) HP
10 1 (1.32%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (1.32%) Veeam