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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 20 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 132 182 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.15% 12.77% 12.14%
As % of the Vendors category 34.02% 33.83% 30.76%
Number of salaries quoted 112 156 176
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
388 538 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.77% 37.75% 39.47%
Number of salaries quoted 316 423 525
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 June 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 125 (45.45%) .NET
2 118 (42.91%) SQL Server
3 110 (40.00%) C#
4 83 (30.18%) SQL
5 78 (28.36%) Windows
6 76 (27.64%) Degree
7 61 (22.18%) ASP.NET
7 61 (22.18%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (20.73%) MVC
9 56 (20.36%) Windows Server
10 55 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 53 (19.27%) VMware
12 50 (18.18%) Active Directory
13 48 (17.45%) Finance
14 46 (16.73%) Computer Science
15 45 (16.36%) HTML
16 42 (15.27%) Oracle
17 41 (14.91%) MS Excel
18 39 (14.18%) Microsoft Azure
19 37 (13.45%) .NET Framework
20 36 (13.09%) ASP.NET MVC
20 36 (13.09%) CSS
21 34 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
21 34 (12.36%) jQuery
22 33 (12.00%) Firewall
23 31 (11.27%) Visual Studio
23 31 (11.27%) Unit Testing
24 30 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
25 29 (10.55%) HTML5
25 29 (10.55%) Linux

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 25 (9.09%) IIS
2 20 (7.27%) MS Exchange
3 15 (5.45%) CMS
4 13 (4.73%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.82%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.09%) Apache
7 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.73%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (14.91%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 15 (5.45%) SDL Web 8
2 11 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (3.27%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.73%) Magento
4 2 (0.73%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.73%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (7.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (5.82%) Office 365
5 5 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.82%) GitHub
6 3 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.00%) Firewall
2 22 (8.00%) SAN
3 20 (7.27%) DNS
4 14 (5.09%) VPN
5 13 (4.73%) TCP/IP
6 12 (4.36%) DHCP
7 11 (4.00%) WAN
8 10 (3.64%) LAN
9 7 (2.55%) Internet
10 3 (1.09%) HTTP
10 3 (1.09%) NAS
10 3 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.73%) Intranet
11 2 (0.73%) VLAN
11 2 (0.73%) Wireless
12 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.36%) MPLS
12 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (42.91%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.64%) MySQL
3 13 (4.73%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.64%) Big Data
4 10 (3.64%) DB2
5 9 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.18%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.45%) Couchbase
7 4 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.45%) OLAP
7 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.09%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.73%) MS Access
9 2 (0.73%) Redis
10 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.36%) QlikView
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (11.27%) Visual Studio
2 27 (9.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (7.27%) NUnit
4 19 (6.91%) Selenium
5 15 (5.45%) TeamCity
6 12 (4.36%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (2.91%) JIRA
8 7 (2.55%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (2.18%) Moq
9 6 (2.18%) QUnit
10 5 (1.82%) Hudson
11 4 (1.45%) AQtime
11 4 (1.45%) dotTrace
12 3 (1.09%) Git (software)
12 3 (1.09%) PhantomJS
13 2 (0.73%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.73%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.73%) gulp
13 2 (0.73%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.73%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (17.45%) Finance
2 20 (7.27%) Financial Institution
3 12 (4.36%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.27%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.18%) Automotive
7 5 (1.82%) Brand Awareness
7 5 (1.82%) Front Office
7 5 (1.82%) Marketing
8 4 (1.45%) Law
9 3 (1.09%) Back Office
9 3 (1.09%) Banking
9 3 (1.09%) Retail
10 2 (0.73%) Advertising
11 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.36%) Electronics
11 1 (0.36%) Legal
11 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 100 (36.36%) Developer
2 57 (20.73%) C# Developer
3 52 (18.91%) .NET Developer
4 33 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (8.73%) Senior Developer
6 22 (8.00%) Administrator
6 22 (8.00%) Consultant
6 22 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 22 (8.00%) Web Developer
7 21 (7.64%) Systems Administrator
8 20 (7.27%) C# Software Developer
9 18 (6.55%) ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (6.18%) Analyst
10 17 (6.18%) Senior .NET Developer
11 15 (5.45%) .NET Software Developer
12 14 (5.09%) .NET Web Developer
12 14 (5.09%) IT Engineer
13 13 (4.73%) Java Developer
13 13 (4.73%) Senior C# Developer
13 13 (4.73%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (45.45%) .NET
2 61 (22.18%) ASP.NET
3 45 (16.36%) HTML
4 37 (13.45%) .NET Framework
5 36 (13.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 36 (13.09%) CSS
6 34 (12.36%) jQuery
7 29 (10.55%) HTML5
8 26 (9.45%) XML
9 23 (8.36%) AngularJS
10 20 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (6.91%) JSON
12 18 (6.55%) Entity Framework
12 18 (6.55%) WPF
13 14 (5.09%) Razor View Engine
13 14 (5.09%) Web Services
14 13 (4.73%) NHibernate
15 12 (4.36%) CSS3
15 12 (4.36%) XML Schema
15 12 (4.36%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.73%) Computer Science
2 20 (7.27%) iPad
3 19 (6.91%) Mathematics
4 16 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.09%) Driving Licence
6 11 (4.00%) Data Centre
7 10 (3.64%) Algorithms
7 10 (3.64%) Statistics
8 5 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.82%) Replication
9 4 (1.45%) Clustering
9 4 (1.45%) HP Storage
9 4 (1.45%) Telematics
10 3 (1.09%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.09%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.09%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.73%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.73%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.73%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 78 (28.36%) Windows
2 56 (20.36%) Windows Server
3 29 (10.55%) Linux
4 18 (6.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (5.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.27%) Unix
6 9 (3.27%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.55%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.18%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.82%) Android
10 2 (0.73%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.73%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.18%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (20.73%) MVC
3 31 (11.27%) Unit Testing
4 29 (10.55%) ITIL
5 25 (9.09%) Web Development
6 21 (7.64%) Test Automation
7 20 (7.27%) Scrum
8 19 (6.91%) DevOps
8 19 (6.91%) OO
9 18 (6.55%) Automated Testing
10 16 (5.82%) CRM
10 16 (5.82%) ERP
10 16 (5.82%) Test Scripting
11 15 (5.45%) SDLC
12 14 (5.09%) Content Management
12 14 (5.09%) Software Architecture
13 13 (4.73%) Migration
13 13 (4.73%) Service Delivery
13 13 (4.73%) Software Testing
14 11 (4.00%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 110 (40.00%) C#
2 83 (30.18%) SQL
3 55 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 27 (9.82%) T-SQL
5 22 (8.00%) Java
6 19 (6.91%) C++
6 19 (6.91%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.82%) C
7 5 (1.82%) PHP
7 5 (1.82%) VBA
8 4 (1.45%) Python
9 3 (1.09%) Perl
9 3 (1.09%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.73%) Ruby
10 2 (0.73%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.36%) X++
Qualifications
1 76 (27.64%) Degree
2 27 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.64%) CCNA
5 8 (2.91%) ISEB
5 8 (2.91%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.55%) MCITP
7 6 (2.18%) MCSE
8 3 (1.09%) CCA
8 3 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.09%) MCP
8 3 (1.09%) MCTS
8 3 (1.09%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.09%) PMP
9 2 (0.73%) MCSD
9 2 (0.73%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.73%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.36%) CCIE
10 1 (0.36%) CCNP
10 1 (0.36%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.18%) QA
2 10 (3.64%) SLA
3 2 (0.73%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
4 1 (0.36%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 34 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.73%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.91%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (2.55%) vSphere
6 4 (1.45%) XenApp
6 4 (1.45%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.09%) Corosync
7 3 (1.09%) Shibboleth
7 3 (1.09%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.73%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.73%) XenServer
9 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.36%) Docker
9 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (3.64%) SCCM
2 6 (2.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (2.18%) SCOM
3 4 (1.45%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.09%) Pacemaker
4 3 (1.09%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.73%) vRealize
6 1 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (19.27%) VMware
2 42 (15.27%) Oracle
3 26 (9.45%) Cisco
4 21 (7.64%) Google
5 18 (6.55%) Citrix
6 11 (4.00%) EMC
7 10 (3.64%) TOWER Software
8 9 (3.27%) HP
9 7 (2.55%) Veeam
10 6 (2.18%) JD Edwards
10 6 (2.18%) NetApp
11 4 (1.45%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.45%) Dell
12 3 (1.09%) Apple
12 3 (1.09%) F5
12 3 (1.09%) Juniper
12 3 (1.09%) Rackspace
12 3 (1.09%) SAP
13 2 (0.73%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.73%) New Relic
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