Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 136 102
Rank change year-on-year +27 -34 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 73 73 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.26% 1.75% 2.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.82% 4.30% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 43 68 76
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,950 £19,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £46,300 £46,900
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -2.60%

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 1,070 1,697 1,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 33.19% 40.75% 35.08%
Number of salaries quoted 770 1,243 958
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +4 49 £42,500 +63.46% 5
Cambridge +18 19 £43,500 +8.75% 5
Microsoft Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 60 (82.19%) Microsoft
2 56 (76.71%) MCSE
3 53 (72.60%) VMware
4 43 (58.90%) Retail
4 43 (58.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 40 (54.79%) ISSAP
5 40 (54.79%) ISSEP
5 40 (54.79%) RHCA
5 40 (54.79%) GCWN
5 40 (54.79%) Firewall
5 40 (54.79%) Risk Management
5 40 (54.79%) Cisco
5 40 (54.79%) CCIE
5 40 (54.79%) CCSP
5 40 (54.79%) CCNP
5 40 (54.79%) CISSP
5 40 (54.79%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (54.79%) RHCE
5 40 (54.79%) Red Hat
5 40 (54.79%) SSCP
5 40 (54.79%) VCDX
5 40 (54.79%) CSSLP
5 40 (54.79%) SIEM
5 40 (54.79%) VCAP
5 40 (54.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 40 (54.79%) SANS
5 40 (54.79%) Security Operations
5 40 (54.79%) Data Loss Prevention
5 40 (54.79%) Event Correlation
5 40 (54.79%) CCIE Security

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 (6.85%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.74%) Acrobat
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.44%) Office 365
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.85%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (54.79%) Firewall
2 23 (31.51%) Intrusion Detection
2 23 (31.51%) Wireshark
3 11 (15.07%) TCP/IP
4 10 (13.70%) Internet
5 8 (10.96%) Ethernet
5 8 (10.96%) Wireless
6 6 (8.22%) NetScaler
7 5 (6.85%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (4.11%) DHCP
8 3 (4.11%) DNS
8 3 (4.11%) SAN
9 2 (2.74%) VPN
9 2 (2.74%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) Power BI
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (58.90%) Retail
2 11 (15.07%) Finance
3 7 (9.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (28.77%) Analyst
2 19 (26.03%) Architect
3 18 (24.66%) SIEM Analyst
3 18 (24.66%) SIEM Engineer
3 18 (24.66%) SOC Analyst
3 18 (24.66%) SOC Engineer
4 17 (23.29%) IT Architect
4 17 (23.29%) IT Security Architect
4 17 (23.29%) Security Architect
4 17 (23.29%) Service Architect
5 8 (10.96%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.85%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Security Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) IT Support
7 4 (5.48%) SCCM Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) CSS
2 1 (1.37%) .NET
2 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.88%) Analytical Skills
1 24 (32.88%) Data Centre
2 23 (31.51%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 23 (31.51%) Cyberthreat
2 23 (31.51%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (23.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 10 (13.70%) Management Information System
5 8 (10.96%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.11%) NHS
7 2 (2.74%) iPad
8 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 26 (35.62%) Windows
2 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (13.70%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.22%) Windows 10
4 6 (8.22%) Windows 7
4 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.11%) Linux
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.74%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.79%) Data Loss Prevention
1 40 (54.79%) Event Correlation
1 40 (54.79%) Risk Management
1 40 (54.79%) Security Operations
1 40 (54.79%) SIEM
2 27 (36.99%) Cybersecurity
2 27 (36.99%) Information Security
3 26 (35.62%) Mentoring
4 25 (34.25%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (31.51%) Analytics
5 23 (31.51%) Cyber Intelligence
5 23 (31.51%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 23 (31.51%) Kalman Filter
5 23 (31.51%) Malware Reverse Engineering
5 23 (31.51%) Reverse Engineering
5 23 (31.51%) Threat Analysis
5 23 (31.51%) Threat Detection
5 23 (31.51%) Threat Intelligence
5 23 (31.51%) Trend Analysis
5 23 (31.51%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.37%) C#
2 1 (1.37%) X++
Qualifications
1 56 (76.71%) MCSE
2 43 (58.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 40 (54.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 40 (54.79%) CCIE
3 40 (54.79%) CCIE Security
3 40 (54.79%) CCNP
3 40 (54.79%) CCSP
3 40 (54.79%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (54.79%) CISSP
3 40 (54.79%) CSSLP
3 40 (54.79%) GCWN
3 40 (54.79%) ISSAP
3 40 (54.79%) ISSEP
3 40 (54.79%) RHCA
3 40 (54.79%) RHCE
3 40 (54.79%) SANS
3 40 (54.79%) SSCP
3 40 (54.79%) VCAP
3 40 (54.79%) VCDX
4 12 (16.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.81%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (35.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (27.40%) Active Directory
3 13 (17.81%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.22%) XenApp
5 3 (4.11%) Terminal Services
5 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.11%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (31.51%) RSA Security Analytics
2 7 (9.59%) SCOM
3 4 (5.48%) SCCM
4 3 (4.11%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.74%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 60 (82.19%) Microsoft
2 53 (72.60%) VMware
3 40 (54.79%) Cisco
3 40 (54.79%) Red Hat
4 23 (31.51%) Splunk
4 23 (31.51%) Symantec
5 9 (12.33%) Citrix
6 8 (10.96%) Apple
7 5 (6.85%) HP
8 3 (4.11%) Ivanti
8 3 (4.11%) NetApp
8 3 (4.11%) Zscaler
9 2 (2.74%) Adobe
9 2 (2.74%) Bomgar
9 2 (2.74%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.74%) Peregrine
9 2 (2.74%) Remedy
9 2 (2.74%) ServiceNow