Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 123 98
Rank change year-on-year +21 -25 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 98 80 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.62% 2.20% 2.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.10% 5.87% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 59 77 81
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £33,600 £25,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £44,150 £47,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 1,210 1,364 1,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 32.29% 37.43% 34.19%
Number of salaries quoted 826 994 959
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,850
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.05% +0.58% +1.18%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +8 64 £42,500 +30.77% 3
Cambridge -17 24 £43,500 +8.75% 12
Huntingdon +4 1 £30,000 -31.82%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 81 (82.65%) MCSE
2 78 (79.59%) Microsoft
3 73 (74.49%) VMware
4 55 (56.12%) Retail
5 54 (55.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 51 (52.04%) Firewall
6 51 (52.04%) Cisco
7 50 (51.02%) CCSP
7 50 (51.02%) CCNP
7 50 (51.02%) CISSP
7 50 (51.02%) Cisco Certification
7 50 (51.02%) RHCE
7 50 (51.02%) Red Hat
7 50 (51.02%) SSCP
7 50 (51.02%) GCWN
7 50 (51.02%) ISSAP
7 50 (51.02%) ISSEP
7 50 (51.02%) RHCA
7 50 (51.02%) CSSLP
7 50 (51.02%) SIEM
7 50 (51.02%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 50 (51.02%) SANS
7 50 (51.02%) Security Operations
7 50 (51.02%) Data Loss Prevention
7 50 (51.02%) Event Correlation
8 47 (47.96%) Risk Management
9 46 (46.94%) CCIE
9 46 (46.94%) CCIE Security
9 46 (46.94%) VCAP
9 46 (46.94%) VCDX

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 5 (5.10%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.08%) Acrobat
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (4.08%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.33%) Office 365
2 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.10%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (52.04%) Firewall
2 33 (33.67%) Wireshark
3 29 (29.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
5 12 (12.24%) Internet
6 11 (11.22%) NetScaler
7 9 (9.18%) TCP/IP
8 8 (8.16%) Ethernet
8 8 (8.16%) SAN
8 8 (8.16%) Wireless
9 4 (4.08%) VPN
9 4 (4.08%) WebEx
10 3 (3.06%) Network Security
11 1 (1.02%) DHCP
11 1 (1.02%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.02%) Power BI
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (56.12%) Retail
2 22 (22.45%) Finance
3 10 (10.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (31.63%) Analyst
2 26 (26.53%) SIEM Analyst
3 23 (23.47%) SOC Analyst
4 18 (18.37%) SIEM Engineer
4 18 (18.37%) SOC Engineer
5 17 (17.35%) Architect
5 17 (17.35%) IT Architect
5 17 (17.35%) IT Security Architect
5 17 (17.35%) Security Architect
5 17 (17.35%) Service Architect
6 12 (12.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 11 (11.22%) Security Analyst
8 10 (10.20%) Citrix Engineer
9 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (9.18%) Operations Analyst
9 9 (9.18%) Security Operations Analyst
10 8 (8.16%) Application Security Analyst
10 8 (8.16%) Firewall Analyst
10 8 (8.16%) Web Analyst
10 8 (8.16%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) CSS
2 1 (1.02%) .NET
2 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (33.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 31 (31.63%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (30.61%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (25.51%) Data Centre
5 22 (22.45%) Cyberthreat
6 17 (17.35%) Security Operations Centre
7 15 (15.31%) Management Information System
8 8 (8.16%) Client/Server
8 8 (8.16%) NHS
9 4 (4.08%) iPad
10 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 45 (45.92%) Windows
2 27 (27.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (17.35%) Windows Server
4 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.16%) Linux
5 8 (8.16%) Windows 10
5 8 (8.16%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.08%) Mac OS
6 4 (4.08%) Windows 2000
6 4 (4.08%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.02%) Data Loss Prevention
1 50 (51.02%) Event Correlation
1 50 (51.02%) Security Operations
1 50 (51.02%) SIEM
2 47 (47.96%) Risk Management
3 40 (40.82%) Cybersecurity
4 38 (38.78%) Information Security
5 34 (34.69%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (33.67%) Analytics
6 33 (33.67%) ITIL
7 30 (30.61%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 30 (30.61%) Malware Reverse Engineering
7 30 (30.61%) Reverse Engineering
7 30 (30.61%) Threat Intelligence
8 29 (29.59%) Kalman Filter
8 29 (29.59%) Trend Analysis
8 29 (29.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 29 (29.59%) Web Filtering
9 28 (28.57%) Computer Security
10 26 (26.53%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.16%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.02%) C#
2 1 (1.02%) X++
Qualifications
1 81 (82.65%) MCSE
2 54 (55.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 50 (51.02%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 50 (51.02%) CCNP
3 50 (51.02%) CCSP
3 50 (51.02%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (51.02%) CISSP
3 50 (51.02%) CSSLP
3 50 (51.02%) GCWN
3 50 (51.02%) ISSAP
3 50 (51.02%) ISSEP
3 50 (51.02%) RHCA
3 50 (51.02%) RHCE
3 50 (51.02%) SANS
3 50 (51.02%) SSCP
4 46 (46.94%) CCIE
4 46 (46.94%) CCIE Security
4 46 (46.94%) VCAP
4 46 (46.94%) VCDX
5 21 (21.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.41%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (41.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (26.53%) Hyper-V
3 24 (24.49%) Active Directory
4 11 (11.22%) XenApp
5 10 (10.20%) Terminal Services
5 10 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (10.20%) XenDesktop
5 10 (10.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (33.67%) RSA Security Analytics
2 8 (8.16%) NetBackup
2 8 (8.16%) SCOM
3 7 (7.14%) SCCM
4 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (4.08%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (4.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 78 (79.59%) Microsoft
2 73 (74.49%) VMware
3 51 (52.04%) Cisco
4 50 (51.02%) Red Hat
5 33 (33.67%) Splunk
5 33 (33.67%) Symantec
6 19 (19.39%) Citrix
7 12 (12.24%) HP
8 10 (10.20%) Ivanti
9 8 (8.16%) Apple
9 8 (8.16%) NetApp
10 4 (4.08%) Adobe
10 4 (4.08%) Bomgar
10 4 (4.08%) MobileIron
10 4 (4.08%) Peregrine
10 4 (4.08%) Remedy
10 4 (4.08%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.02%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (1.02%) Zscaler