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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 16 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 147 152 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.89% 10.37% 11.70%
As % of the Vendors category 43.75% 31.15% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 131 115 184
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
336 488 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.76% 33.29% 35.16%
Number of salaries quoted 292 396 435
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £56,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 116 (42.96%) Windows
2 102 (37.78%) MS Excel
3 89 (32.96%) VMware
4 81 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 81 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 78 (28.89%) Active Directory
6 69 (25.56%) .NET
7 68 (25.19%) C#
8 64 (23.70%) Degree
9 56 (20.74%) VMware Infrastructure
10 54 (20.00%) SQL
11 52 (19.26%) Finance
12 51 (18.89%) MS Exchange
13 49 (18.15%) Microsoft Azure
14 47 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
15 46 (17.04%) Software Engineering
15 46 (17.04%) Microsoft Certification
16 41 (15.19%) Firewall
17 38 (14.07%) Cisco
18 37 (13.70%) Linux
18 37 (13.70%) Computer Science
19 36 (13.33%) ITIL
20 32 (11.85%) ASP.NET
20 32 (11.85%) TCP/IP
20 32 (11.85%) DNS
20 32 (11.85%) SAN
20 32 (11.85%) MVC
21 30 (11.11%) C++
21 30 (11.11%) HTML
21 30 (11.11%) SCCM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 51 (18.89%) MS Exchange
2 15 (5.56%) IIS
3 14 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (5.19%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (2.59%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.22%) Moodle
7 4 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.11%) Apache
8 3 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.11%) WordPress
9 2 (0.74%) Drupal
9 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.74%) nginx
9 2 (0.74%) SAS
10 1 (0.37%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.37%) Confluence
10 1 (0.37%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 102 (37.78%) MS Excel
2 26 (9.63%) MS Office
3 5 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.59%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 49 (18.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (7.41%) Office 365
4 8 (2.96%) SaaS
5 7 (2.59%) PaaS
6 3 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.37%) IaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (15.19%) Firewall
2 32 (11.85%) DNS
2 32 (11.85%) SAN
2 32 (11.85%) TCP/IP
3 25 (9.26%) LAN
4 18 (6.67%) DHCP
5 16 (5.93%) VPN
6 13 (4.81%) WAN
7 11 (4.07%) Wireless
8 9 (3.33%) VLAN
9 8 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (2.59%) Ethernet
10 7 (2.59%) Internet
11 4 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (1.48%) NAS
12 3 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (1.11%) Skype
12 3 (1.11%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.74%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.33%) Big Data
5 7 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.85%) MySQL
6 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.48%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.11%) OLAP
9 2 (0.74%) Power BI
9 2 (0.74%) QlikView
9 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.37%) MaxDB
10 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.37%) MS Access
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.37%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (6.30%) NUnit
1 17 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (4.81%) Rhino Mocks
3 12 (4.44%) Visual Studio
4 10 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 9 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.33%) Ranorex
6 8 (2.96%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (2.96%) Selenium
7 7 (2.59%) Moq
8 6 (2.22%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.85%) Subversion
10 4 (1.48%) JIRA
11 3 (1.11%) MSBuild
11 3 (1.11%) MSTest
11 3 (1.11%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.74%) Buildbot
13 1 (0.37%) LabVIEW
13 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 52 (19.26%) Finance
2 12 (4.44%) Banking
3 9 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.11%) Electronics
6 3 (1.11%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.11%) Retail
7 2 (0.74%) Advertising
7 2 (0.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) French Language
8 1 (0.37%) Front Office
8 1 (0.37%) German Language
8 1 (0.37%) Military
8 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 65 (24.07%) Developer
2 31 (11.48%) C# Developer
3 30 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (9.63%) Support Engineer
5 24 (8.89%) IT Support
5 24 (8.89%) Windows Engineer
6 23 (8.52%) Analyst
7 20 (7.41%) IT Engineer
8 19 (7.04%) Software Engineer
9 18 (6.67%) .NET Developer
10 17 (6.30%) Consultant
11 16 (5.93%) VMware Engineer
12 15 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
12 15 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
13 14 (5.19%) C++ Software Engineer
13 14 (5.19%) Senior Developer
14 13 (4.81%) IT Support Engineer
14 13 (4.81%) SCCM Engineer
14 13 (4.81%) Senior Software Engineer
14 13 (4.81%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (25.56%) .NET
2 32 (11.85%) ASP.NET
3 30 (11.11%) HTML
4 26 (9.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (8.15%) CSS
6 18 (6.67%) Web Services
7 16 (5.93%) jQuery
8 15 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 13 (4.81%) HTML5
11 11 (4.07%) WCF
12 10 (3.70%) .NET Framework
12 10 (3.70%) XML
13 9 (3.33%) AngularJS
14 6 (2.22%) Entity Framework
14 6 (2.22%) HTML5 Canvas
14 6 (2.22%) Razor View Engine
14 6 (2.22%) SignalR
14 6 (2.22%) WF
15 4 (1.48%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.70%) Computer Science
2 24 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.30%) Driving Licence
4 16 (5.93%) Mathematics
5 10 (3.70%) Statistics
6 9 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.33%) Visualisation
7 8 (2.96%) Algorithms
8 6 (2.22%) Device Driver
8 6 (2.22%) Learning Management System
8 6 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.22%) NHS
8 6 (2.22%) VLE
9 5 (1.85%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.85%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.85%) Replication
10 4 (1.48%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.48%) iPad
11 3 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 116 (42.96%) Windows
2 81 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 37 (13.70%) Linux
4 27 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (5.56%) Unix
7 6 (2.22%) Mac OS X
7 6 (2.22%) Ubuntu
7 6 (2.22%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.85%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.48%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.11%) Android
10 3 (1.11%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.11%) CentOS
10 3 (1.11%) Fedora
10 3 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (17.04%) Software Engineering
3 36 (13.33%) ITIL
4 32 (11.85%) MVC
5 20 (7.41%) Unit Testing
6 19 (7.04%) Scrum
7 18 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 15 (5.56%) DevOps
8 15 (5.56%) SDLC
8 15 (5.56%) Service Delivery
9 14 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (5.19%) Migration
9 14 (5.19%) Workflow
10 12 (4.44%) User Stories
11 10 (3.70%) PRINCE2
12 9 (3.33%) Coaching
12 9 (3.33%) Defect Management
12 9 (3.33%) Multithreading
12 9 (3.33%) Performance Testing
13 8 (2.96%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 68 (25.19%) C#
2 54 (20.00%) SQL
3 30 (11.11%) C++
4 28 (10.37%) PowerShell
5 19 (7.04%) Python
6 15 (5.56%) C
6 15 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 14 (5.19%) Java
8 7 (2.59%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.85%) Embedded C
9 5 (1.85%) Embedded C++
9 5 (1.85%) PHP
10 4 (1.48%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.74%) Perl
11 2 (0.74%) Ruby
11 2 (0.74%) VB
11 2 (0.74%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.37%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 64 (23.70%) Degree
2 46 (17.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (7.04%) MCSE
4 15 (5.56%) MCITP
5 9 (3.33%) CCNA
5 9 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (2.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (2.96%) MCSA
7 7 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.22%) MCP
8 6 (2.22%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.22%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.85%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.48%) CCA
10 4 (1.48%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.11%) CCNP
11 3 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.74%) CCSA
12 2 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.48%) QA
1 4 (1.48%) SLA
2 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.74%) GCP
2 2 (0.74%) GLP
2 2 (0.74%) SDET
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 78 (28.89%) Active Directory
2 56 (20.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 26 (9.63%) vSphere
5 9 (3.33%) XenApp
6 7 (2.59%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (2.59%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.59%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.11%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.74%) NFS
8 2 (0.74%) Samba
8 2 (0.74%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.37%) Firmware
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (11.11%) SCCM
2 16 (5.93%) SCOM
3 14 (5.19%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (4.07%) SCVMM
5 6 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.74%) Kibana
7 2 (0.74%) logstash
7 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 89 (32.96%) VMware
2 38 (14.07%) Cisco
3 28 (10.37%) Citrix
4 25 (9.26%) HP
5 21 (7.78%) EMC
6 16 (5.93%) Dell
7 10 (3.70%) NetApp
8 9 (3.33%) Veeam
9 6 (2.22%) Blackboard
9 6 (2.22%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.22%) IBM
9 6 (2.22%) Oracle
9 6 (2.22%) Sitecore
9 6 (2.22%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.48%) Sage
11 3 (1.11%) Google
11 3 (1.11%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.74%) Apple
12 2 (0.74%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.74%) TOWER Software
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