The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 17 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 175 212 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.60% 11.81% 18.86%
As % of the Vendors category 32.65% 31.74% 44.88%
Number of salaries quoted 154 173 293
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Microsoft
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
536 668 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.59% 37.21% 42.03%
Number of salaries quoted 424 507 586
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £53,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cambridge region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Cambridge

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 162 (45.25%) SQL
2 152 (42.46%) SQL Server
3 145 (40.50%) Windows
4 138 (38.55%) MS Excel
5 131 (36.59%) C#
6 122 (34.08%) Degree
7 107 (29.89%) .NET
8 86 (24.02%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (23.18%) HTML
10 79 (22.07%) Computer Science
11 71 (19.83%) ASP.NET
12 69 (19.27%) JavaScript
13 65 (18.16%) Software Engineering
14 64 (17.88%) MS Office
15 63 (17.60%) Active Directory
15 63 (17.60%) Analytical Skills
16 62 (17.32%) Microsoft Certification
17 55 (15.36%) ITIL
17 55 (15.36%) Project Management
18 54 (15.08%) Java
19 53 (14.80%) jQuery
20 51 (14.25%) C++
21 46 (12.85%) Finance
22 43 (12.01%) OO
23 42 (11.73%) Management Information System
24 41 (11.45%) VMware
24 41 (11.45%) CSS
25 37 (10.34%) MCP
25 37 (10.34%) Linux
25 37 (10.34%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 24 (6.70%) MS Exchange
3 22 (6.15%) IIS
4 11 (3.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (2.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (2.51%) Lync
7 7 (1.96%) OpenStack
7 7 (1.96%) MS Project Server
7 7 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.68%) ArcGIS
8 6 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.40%) Node.js
9 5 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.56%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.56%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.56%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.56%) SAS
10 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 138 (38.55%) MS Excel
2 64 (17.88%) MS Office
3 16 (4.47%) MS Project
4 6 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.56%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (1.40%) Tridion
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.63%) Office 365
3 12 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.23%) SaaS
5 3 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.56%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.28%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.28%) Heroku
7 1 (0.28%) Engine Yard
7 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.28%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.87%) Firewall
2 18 (5.03%) DNS
3 16 (4.47%) TCP/IP
4 14 (3.91%) WAN
4 14 (3.91%) DHCP
5 12 (3.35%) LAN
6 11 (3.07%) SAN
7 10 (2.79%) VPN
8 5 (1.40%) LDAP
8 5 (1.40%) Ethernet
8 5 (1.40%) SSL
8 5 (1.40%) VLAN
8 5 (1.40%) NAS
9 4 (1.12%) MPLS
10 3 (0.84%) Internet
10 3 (0.84%) Wireless
10 3 (0.84%) HTTP
11 2 (0.56%) SNMP
11 2 (0.56%) FTP
11 2 (0.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (42.46%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (4.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (4.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (4.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (3.63%) Crystal Reports
6 9 (2.51%) MySQL
7 8 (2.23%) Big Data
7 8 (2.23%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.96%) OLAP
8 7 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.68%) FileMaker
9 6 (1.68%) DB2
10 5 (1.40%) NoSQL
11 4 (1.12%) SAP BW
11 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.84%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.56%) RavenDB
13 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (8.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (6.98%) Visual Studio
2 25 (6.98%) NUnit
3 12 (3.35%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.07%) Selenium
5 10 (2.79%) Moq
6 9 (2.51%) SpecFlow
6 9 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (1.96%) Xcode
7 7 (1.96%) Subversion
8 6 (1.68%) Rhino Mocks
8 6 (1.68%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.12%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.12%) JIRA
10 3 (0.84%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.84%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.56%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.28%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.28%) JUnit
General
1 46 (12.85%) Finance
2 18 (5.03%) Front Office
2 18 (5.03%) Back Office
3 7 (1.96%) Publishing
3 7 (1.96%) Marketing
4 6 (1.68%) Banking
5 5 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.12%) Automotive
6 4 (1.12%) Billing
6 4 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.84%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.56%) Electronics
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 92 (25.70%) Developer
2 48 (13.41%) Software Engineer
3 42 (11.73%) Analyst
4 32 (8.94%) Software Developer
5 25 (6.98%) Support Engineer
6 24 (6.70%) Administrator
7 18 (5.03%) Applications Support
7 18 (5.03%) Systems Administrator
7 18 (5.03%) Senior Developer
8 16 (4.47%) Project Manager
9 15 (4.19%) C# Developer
10 14 (3.91%) Consultant
11 13 (3.63%) Support Analyst
11 13 (3.63%) Support Specialist
11 13 (3.63%) AWS Developer
12 12 (3.35%) Technical Support
13 11 (3.07%) DBA
13 11 (3.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (2.51%) .NET Developer
14 9 (2.51%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (29.89%) .NET
2 83 (23.18%) HTML
3 71 (19.83%) ASP.NET
4 53 (14.80%) jQuery
5 41 (11.45%) CSS
6 35 (9.78%) MFC
7 31 (8.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (7.54%) Web Services
9 21 (5.87%) HTML5
10 20 (5.59%) WPF
11 16 (4.47%) .NET Framework
12 12 (3.35%) Entity Framework
13 11 (3.07%) CSS3
13 11 (3.07%) PhoneGap
13 11 (3.07%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (2.51%) XML
14 9 (2.51%) SOAP
15 8 (2.23%) REST
16 7 (1.96%) AngularJS
16 7 (1.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 79 (22.07%) Computer Science
2 63 (17.60%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (11.73%) Management Information System
4 30 (8.38%) Pocket PC
4 30 (8.38%) Mathematics
5 27 (7.54%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (5.59%) Statistics
6 20 (5.59%) Client/Server
7 18 (5.03%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.79%) User Experience
9 8 (2.23%) Data Centre
9 8 (2.23%) NHS
10 7 (1.96%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (1.12%) Physics
12 4 (1.12%) FMCG
12 4 (1.12%) Replication
13 3 (0.84%) GIS
13 3 (0.84%) E-Learning
13 3 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 145 (40.50%) Windows
2 37 (10.34%) Linux
3 33 (9.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (8.66%) Android
4 31 (8.66%) Apple iOS
5 29 (8.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (4.47%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.68%) UNIX
9 5 (1.40%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.12%) Debian
10 4 (1.12%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.84%) CentOS
11 3 (0.84%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (24.02%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (18.16%) Software Engineering
3 55 (15.36%) ITIL
3 55 (15.36%) Project Management
4 43 (12.01%) OO
5 36 (10.06%) MVC
6 33 (9.22%) Unit Testing
7 29 (8.10%) CRM
8 27 (7.54%) Mentoring
9 26 (7.26%) SDLC
10 23 (6.42%) User Stories
11 22 (6.15%) Financial Modelling
12 19 (5.31%) PRINCE2
13 17 (4.75%) Line Management
14 16 (4.47%) Time Management
14 16 (4.47%) Analytics
15 15 (4.19%) Risk Management
16 14 (3.91%) Configuration Management
16 14 (3.91%) Software Architecture
17 13 (3.63%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 162 (45.25%) SQL
2 131 (36.59%) C#
3 69 (19.27%) JavaScript
4 54 (15.08%) Java
5 51 (14.25%) C++
6 37 (10.34%) Objective-C
7 27 (7.54%) PowerShell
8 26 (7.26%) T-SQL
9 14 (3.91%) VB
10 9 (2.51%) Python
11 8 (2.23%) C
12 7 (1.96%) PHP
12 7 (1.96%) AppleScript
12 7 (1.96%) Apple Swift
13 6 (1.68%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.12%) Perl
14 4 (1.12%) VBScript
15 2 (0.56%) VBA
15 2 (0.56%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 122 (34.08%) Degree
2 62 (17.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (10.34%) MCP
4 16 (4.47%) MCSE
5 12 (3.35%) MCITP
6 10 (2.79%) MCSA
7 6 (1.68%) CCNA
7 6 (1.68%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.40%) APMP
9 4 (1.12%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.12%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.84%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.56%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.59%) QA
2 16 (4.47%) SLA
3 3 (0.84%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) DO-160
System Software
1 63 (17.60%) Active Directory
2 26 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.47%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.96%) vSphere
5 5 (1.40%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.84%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.84%) XenApp
6 3 (0.84%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.84%) Firmware
7 1 (0.28%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.28%) vCloud
7 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (2.51%) SCCM
2 4 (1.12%) SCOM
3 3 (0.84%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.56%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.56%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.28%) Puppet
5 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (11.45%) VMware
2 26 (7.26%) Oracle
3 22 (6.15%) Citrix
4 19 (5.31%) TOWER Software
5 14 (3.91%) HP
6 12 (3.35%) SAP
7 11 (3.07%) Cisco
7 11 (3.07%) Xamarin
8 10 (2.79%) Sitecore
9 9 (2.51%) Google
10 8 (2.23%) Veeam
10 8 (2.23%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.23%) Rackspace
11 5 (1.40%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.12%) Sencha
12 4 (1.12%) Imperva
12 4 (1.12%) Facebook
12 4 (1.12%) WatchGuard
12 4 (1.12%) Mitel
12 4 (1.12%) ESRI
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, training fund, certifications
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30 - 35k plus pension, 25 days, flexi time, training + more
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50k + 6.5% pension, health care, 25 days, flexi time + more
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Walter Samuel
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Anglia Ruskin University
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago