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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 20 28 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 139 112 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.07% 7.72% 16.07%
As % of the Vendors category 42.64% 23.48% 43.61%
Number of salaries quoted 124 77 211
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%

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
326 477 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.30% 32.87% 36.85%
Number of salaries quoted 285 350 423
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 24 January 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 128 (47.23%) Windows
2 106 (39.11%) MS Excel
3 80 (29.52%) VMware
3 80 (29.52%) Windows Server
4 78 (28.78%) SQL Server
5 75 (27.68%) C#
6 74 (27.31%) Active Directory
7 72 (26.57%) .NET
8 64 (23.62%) Degree
9 54 (19.93%) Software Engineering
9 54 (19.93%) Microsoft Azure
10 53 (19.56%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (19.19%) Finance
12 51 (18.82%) SQL
13 50 (18.45%) ASP.NET
14 48 (17.71%) MVC
15 47 (17.34%) MS Exchange
16 44 (16.24%) Microsoft Certification
16 44 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
17 43 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC
18 42 (15.50%) Linux
18 42 (15.50%) HTML
19 40 (14.76%) Firewall
20 39 (14.39%) Cisco
21 34 (12.55%) CSS
21 34 (12.55%) Windows Server 2012
22 33 (12.18%) ITIL
23 32 (11.81%) MS Office
23 32 (11.81%) Web Services
24 31 (11.44%) C++

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 47 (17.34%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.27%) SharePoint
3 14 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (3.32%) IIS
6 7 (2.58%) Moodle
7 6 (2.21%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.85%) WordPress
9 4 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.11%) Apache
10 3 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.74%) Drupal
11 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.74%) nginx
11 2 (0.74%) SAS
12 1 (0.37%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.37%) Confluence
12 1 (0.37%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 106 (39.11%) MS Excel
2 32 (11.81%) MS Office
3 9 (3.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project
5 1 (0.37%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (1.48%) SAP BPC
1 4 (1.48%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.74%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 54 (19.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (10.70%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (8.49%) Office 365
4 8 (2.95%) SaaS
5 7 (2.58%) PaaS
6 3 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.74%) GitHub
8 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.37%) IaaS
8 1 (0.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (14.76%) Firewall
2 28 (10.33%) DNS
3 27 (9.96%) SAN
4 25 (9.23%) TCP/IP
5 22 (8.12%) LAN
6 16 (5.90%) DHCP
7 12 (4.43%) Wireless
8 11 (4.06%) VPN
9 9 (3.32%) Ethernet
9 9 (3.32%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (2.95%) WAN
11 7 (2.58%) VLAN
12 4 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (1.48%) Internet
13 3 (1.11%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (1.11%) Skype
13 3 (1.11%) Unified Communications
13 3 (1.11%) VoIP
14 2 (0.74%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (28.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (4.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.32%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.58%) Big Data
6 7 (2.58%) MySQL
7 4 (1.48%) SAP BW
7 4 (1.48%) SAP HANA
8 3 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.74%) MS Access
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
9 2 (0.74%) SQLite
10 1 (0.37%) MaxDB
10 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (7.38%) NUnit
3 18 (6.64%) Visual Studio
4 15 (5.54%) Git (software)
5 14 (5.17%) Jenkins
6 12 (4.43%) Moq
7 11 (4.06%) Subversion
8 10 (3.69%) TeamCity
9 9 (3.32%) Rhino Mocks
10 8 (2.95%) MSBuild
10 8 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (2.95%) Selenium
11 6 (2.21%) Ranorex
11 6 (2.21%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.11%) JIRA
12 3 (1.11%) MSTest
13 2 (0.74%) Buildbot
13 2 (0.74%) NCrunch
13 2 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.74%) ReSharper
General
1 52 (19.19%) Finance
2 11 (4.06%) Banking
3 5 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.11%) Electronics
4 3 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.74%) Advertising
5 2 (0.74%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.37%) Automotive
6 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.37%) French Language
6 1 (0.37%) German Language
6 1 (0.37%) Marketing
6 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.37%) Retail
6 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (28.41%) Developer
2 37 (13.65%) C# Developer
3 30 (11.07%) Software Engineer
4 28 (10.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (10.33%) Support Engineer
5 26 (9.59%) IT Support
6 19 (7.01%) Windows Engineer
7 18 (6.64%) .NET Developer
7 18 (6.64%) Analyst
7 18 (6.64%) C++ Software Engineer
8 17 (6.27%) IT Engineer
9 16 (5.90%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (5.90%) Programmer
9 16 (5.90%) Senior Software Engineer
10 15 (5.54%) C# Programmer
10 15 (5.54%) IT Support Engineer
10 15 (5.54%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 14 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (4.80%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (26.57%) .NET
2 50 (18.45%) ASP.NET
3 43 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 42 (15.50%) HTML
5 34 (12.55%) CSS
6 32 (11.81%) Web Services
7 28 (10.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (9.59%) WCF
9 25 (9.23%) jQuery
10 22 (8.12%) HTML5
11 20 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 15 (5.54%) AngularJS
13 14 (5.17%) .NET Framework
13 14 (5.17%) Razor View Engine
13 14 (5.17%) SignalR
13 14 (5.17%) WF
14 13 (4.80%) CSS3
15 12 (4.43%) Ajax
15 12 (4.43%) XML
16 8 (2.95%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.07%) Computer Science
2 22 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.17%) NHS
4 13 (4.80%) Mathematics
5 12 (4.43%) Driving Licence
6 11 (4.06%) Statistics
7 8 (2.95%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.58%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.58%) Device Driver
8 7 (2.58%) Visualisation
9 6 (2.21%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (2.21%) Learning Management System
9 6 (2.21%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.21%) VLE
10 5 (1.85%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.85%) e-Learning
10 5 (1.85%) Replication
11 4 (1.48%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.48%) EMC VNX
11 4 (1.48%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 128 (47.23%) Windows
2 80 (29.52%) Windows Server
3 42 (15.50%) Linux
4 34 (12.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (6.27%) Unix
7 10 (3.69%) Windows 7
8 9 (3.32%) Windows 10
9 6 (2.21%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.21%) Ubuntu
9 6 (2.21%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.11%) Android
10 3 (1.11%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.11%) CentOS
10 3 (1.11%) Fedora
11 2 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.74%) Solaris
11 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (19.93%) Software Engineering
2 53 (19.56%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (17.71%) MVC
4 33 (12.18%) ITIL
5 24 (8.86%) Workflow
6 23 (8.49%) Unit Testing
7 18 (6.64%) TDD
8 17 (6.27%) Scrum
9 16 (5.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (5.54%) Service Delivery
11 14 (5.17%) Migration
11 14 (5.17%) Test Automation
12 13 (4.80%) Business Analysis
12 13 (4.80%) OO
12 13 (4.80%) SDLC
13 12 (4.43%) Release Management
13 12 (4.43%) Waterfall
14 11 (4.06%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (3.69%) Multithreading
15 10 (3.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 75 (27.68%) C#
2 51 (18.82%) SQL
3 31 (11.44%) C++
4 25 (9.23%) JavaScript
4 25 (9.23%) PowerShell
5 24 (8.86%) Python
6 17 (6.27%) C
7 14 (5.17%) Java
7 14 (5.17%) PHP
8 5 (1.85%) Embedded C
8 5 (1.85%) Embedded C++
9 4 (1.48%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.11%) Ruby
10 3 (1.11%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.74%) Perl
11 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.74%) VB
12 1 (0.37%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 64 (23.62%) Degree
2 44 (16.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (7.01%) MCSE
4 15 (5.54%) MCITP
5 11 (4.06%) CCNA
5 11 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (3.32%) MCSA
6 9 (3.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (2.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.85%) MCP
10 4 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.48%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.48%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.11%) CCA
11 3 (1.11%) CCNP
11 3 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.74%) CCEA
12 2 (0.74%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.85%) SLA
2 3 (1.11%) QA
3 2 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.74%) GCP
3 2 (0.74%) GLP
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.37%) SDET
System Software
1 74 (27.31%) Active Directory
2 44 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (9.59%) Hyper-V
4 23 (8.49%) vSphere
5 9 (3.32%) XenApp
6 7 (2.58%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (2.58%) XenDesktop
7 6 (2.21%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.11%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.74%) NFS
9 2 (0.74%) Samba
9 2 (0.74%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.74%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.37%) Firmware
10 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (11.07%) SCCM
2 15 (5.54%) SCOM
3 10 (3.69%) SCVMM
4 9 (3.32%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (2.21%) 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%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 80 (29.52%) VMware
2 39 (14.39%) Cisco
3 29 (10.70%) Citrix
4 27 (9.96%) HP
5 19 (7.01%) Dell
6 16 (5.90%) EMC
7 8 (2.95%) NetApp
7 8 (2.95%) Veeam
8 7 (2.58%) SAP
9 6 (2.21%) Blackboard
9 6 (2.21%) IBM
9 6 (2.21%) Sitecore
9 6 (2.21%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.85%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.85%) Oracle
11 4 (1.48%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.11%) Intel
12 3 (1.11%) TOWER Software
13 2 (0.74%) Apple
13 2 (0.74%) Sun
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