Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certification
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 100 106
Rank change year-on-year -36 +6 +20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certification 83 79 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.81% 2.30% 2.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.94% 5.93% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 61 78 83
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.23% -13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £19,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,650 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £43,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +24.29% +2.94% -2.86%

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 1,681 1,333 1,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 36.60% 38.76% 32.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,183 979 1,019
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +8.43% -2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,950
90th Percentile £66,859 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% -

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +9 43 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Cambridge -55 21 £52,500 +87.50% 4
St Neots -14 4 £28,000 -25.33%
Huntingdon -20 4 £19,000 -57.54%
Microsoft Certification
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 74 (89.16%) Windows
2 68 (81.93%) Microsoft
3 61 (73.49%) VMware
4 48 (57.83%) MCSE
5 44 (53.01%) Windows Server
6 41 (49.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (43.37%) Hyper-V
8 35 (42.17%) Active Directory
9 33 (39.76%) Cybersecurity
10 29 (34.94%) MCITP
11 27 (32.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 27 (32.53%) Data Centre
11 27 (32.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 26 (31.33%) Citrix
12 26 (31.33%) ITIL
13 23 (27.71%) SCCM
13 23 (27.71%) SCOM
14 22 (26.51%) Finance
15 20 (24.10%) Cisco
16 19 (22.89%) Citrix Certification
16 19 (22.89%) Cisco Certification
17 18 (21.69%) Firewall
17 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2008
17 18 (21.69%) Data Loss Prevention
18 17 (20.48%) Event Correlation
18 17 (20.48%) Security Operations
18 17 (20.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 17 (20.48%) SANS
18 17 (20.48%) SIEM
18 17 (20.48%) CSSLP

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 (12.05%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.64%) Apache
2 8 (9.64%) GlassFish
2 8 (9.64%) JBoss
2 8 (9.64%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.23%) Skype for Business
4 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) ResourceLink
2 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.66%) Office 365
2 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.69%) Firewall
2 15 (18.07%) SAN
3 14 (16.87%) Network Security
4 11 (13.25%) Remote Desktop
5 9 (10.84%) Wireshark
6 8 (9.64%) NetScaler
7 7 (8.43%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (4.82%) DHCP
8 4 (4.82%) DNS
9 2 (2.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) Oracle Database
1 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) PROIV
2 2 (2.41%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.41%) JIRA
2 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (26.51%) Finance
2 12 (14.46%) Banking
3 7 (8.43%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (25.30%) Analyst
2 20 (24.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (19.28%) SCCM Engineer
3 16 (19.28%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (19.28%) Server Engineer
3 16 (19.28%) Windows Engineer
3 16 (19.28%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (19.28%) Windows Server Engineer
4 10 (12.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Security Analyst
6 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 8 (9.64%) Operations Analyst
6 8 (9.64%) Security Operations Analyst
7 7 (8.43%) Citrix Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) DBA
8 6 (7.23%) SQL DBA
9 5 (6.02%) Developer
9 5 (6.02%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (4.82%) Architect
10 4 (4.82%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) .NET
2 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (2.41%) CSS
2 2 (2.41%) HTML
2 2 (2.41%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.53%) Data Centre
2 14 (16.87%) Management Information System
3 9 (10.84%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 8 (9.64%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.82%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.82%) NHS
7 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.61%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.20%) Replication
8 1 (1.20%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 74 (89.16%) Windows
2 44 (53.01%) Windows Server
3 41 (49.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (19.28%) Linux
6 8 (9.64%) Unix
7 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.76%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (31.33%) ITIL
3 18 (21.69%) Data Loss Prevention
4 17 (20.48%) Event Correlation
4 17 (20.48%) Security Operations
4 17 (20.48%) SIEM
5 14 (16.87%) Security Architecture
6 13 (15.66%) Computer Security
7 11 (13.25%) Risk Management
7 11 (13.25%) Security Management
8 10 (12.05%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (10.84%) Analytics
9 9 (10.84%) Information Security
9 9 (10.84%) Service Delivery
10 8 (9.64%) Load Balancing
11 7 (8.43%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (8.43%) Trend Analysis
11 7 (8.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (8.43%) Web Filtering
12 6 (7.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.64%) Java
1 8 (9.64%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.61%) C#
3 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.41%) SQL
3 2 (2.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 48 (57.83%) MCSE
2 29 (34.94%) MCITP
3 27 (32.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 19 (22.89%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (22.89%) Citrix Certification
5 17 (20.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 17 (20.48%) CCNP
5 17 (20.48%) CCSP
5 17 (20.48%) CISSP
5 17 (20.48%) CSSLP
5 17 (20.48%) GCWN
5 17 (20.48%) ISSAP
5 17 (20.48%) ISSEP
5 17 (20.48%) RHCA
5 17 (20.48%) RHCE
5 17 (20.48%) SANS
5 17 (20.48%) SSCP
6 16 (19.28%) VCAP
7 15 (18.07%) CCIE
7 15 (18.07%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (43.37%) Hyper-V
2 35 (42.17%) Active Directory
3 27 (32.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (10.84%) XenApp
4 9 (10.84%) XenDesktop
5 8 (9.64%) Terminal Services
5 8 (9.64%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (9.64%) XenServer
6 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (27.71%) SCCM
1 23 (27.71%) SCOM
2 9 (10.84%) RSA Security Analytics
3 8 (9.64%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (81.93%) Microsoft
2 61 (73.49%) VMware
3 26 (31.33%) Citrix
4 20 (24.10%) Cisco
5 17 (20.48%) Red Hat
6 9 (10.84%) HP
6 9 (10.84%) NetApp
6 9 (10.84%) Splunk
6 9 (10.84%) Symantec
7 8 (9.64%) Ivanti
7 8 (9.64%) Oracle
8 6 (7.23%) CommVault
8 6 (7.23%) IBM
9 5 (6.02%) NGA Human Resources
9 5 (6.02%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.41%) Apple
11 1 (1.20%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (1.20%) Meraki
11 1 (1.20%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (1.20%) Veeam