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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 21 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 118 185 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.08% 13.22% 11.53%
As % of the Vendors category 30.89% 33.94% 30.86%
Number of salaries quoted 108 161 169
Median salary £37,118 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.58% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
382 545 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.62% 38.96% 37.34%
Number of salaries quoted 305 429 502
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £29,071
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 25 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 117 (42.24%) .NET
2 112 (40.43%) SQL Server
3 106 (38.27%) C#
4 82 (29.60%) SQL
5 80 (28.88%) Windows
6 78 (28.16%) Degree
7 59 (21.30%) VMware
8 56 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (20.22%) Active Directory
9 55 (19.86%) Windows Server
10 53 (19.13%) MS Excel
11 50 (18.05%) Finance
11 50 (18.05%) Computer Science
12 48 (17.33%) ASP.NET
13 46 (16.61%) MVC
14 43 (15.52%) JavaScript
15 38 (13.72%) Microsoft Azure
16 37 (13.36%) VMware Infrastructure
16 37 (13.36%) HTML
17 34 (12.27%) Firewall
18 33 (11.91%) CSS
18 33 (11.91%) Unit Testing
19 31 (11.19%) ASP.NET MVC
20 29 (10.47%) QA
20 29 (10.47%) Oracle
20 29 (10.47%) Microsoft Certification
21 28 (10.11%) Linux
21 28 (10.11%) .NET Framework
22 27 (9.75%) Amazon AWS
22 27 (9.75%) jQuery

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 26 (9.39%) MS Exchange
2 24 (8.66%) IIS
3 14 (5.05%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.89%) CMS
5 6 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (2.17%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.08%) Apache
6 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 53 (19.13%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.86%) MS Office
3 3 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (2.89%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (2.89%) SDL Web 8
2 7 (2.53%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (1.81%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.72%) Magento
5 2 (0.72%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.72%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (9.75%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (6.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (6.14%) Office 365
5 5 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.81%) GitHub
6 2 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.27%) Firewall
2 25 (9.03%) SAN
3 23 (8.30%) DNS
4 17 (6.14%) TCP/IP
5 15 (5.42%) VPN
6 14 (5.05%) DHCP
7 13 (4.69%) LAN
7 13 (4.69%) WAN
8 9 (3.25%) Internet
9 4 (1.44%) VLAN
10 3 (1.08%) HTTP
10 3 (1.08%) NAS
10 3 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.72%) Intranet
11 2 (0.72%) Wireless
12 1 (0.36%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.36%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (40.43%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.42%) MySQL
3 11 (3.97%) Big Data
4 10 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.89%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.17%) DB2
7 5 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.81%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.81%) OLAP
8 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.08%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.08%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.72%) MS Access
10 2 (0.72%) Redis
11 1 (0.36%) QlikView
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (9.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 26 (9.39%) Visual Studio
2 22 (7.94%) NUnit
3 16 (5.78%) Selenium
4 9 (3.25%) JIRA
4 9 (3.25%) Rhino Mocks
4 9 (3.25%) TeamCity
5 6 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (1.81%) Hudson
7 4 (1.44%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.44%) Moq
7 4 (1.44%) QUnit
8 3 (1.08%) PhantomJS
8 3 (1.08%) Ranorex
9 2 (0.72%) AQtime
9 2 (0.72%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.72%) dotTrace
9 2 (0.72%) gulp
9 2 (0.72%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.72%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (18.05%) Finance
2 20 (7.22%) Financial Institution
3 14 (5.05%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.17%) Front Office
6 5 (1.81%) Automotive
6 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.44%) Back Office
7 4 (1.44%) Banking
7 4 (1.44%) Brand Awareness
7 4 (1.44%) Law
7 4 (1.44%) Marketing
7 4 (1.44%) Retail
8 2 (0.72%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 96 (34.66%) Developer
2 57 (20.58%) C# Developer
3 50 (18.05%) .NET Developer
4 34 (12.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (8.30%) Consultant
6 22 (7.94%) Administrator
7 21 (7.58%) Senior Developer
7 21 (7.58%) Systems Administrator
8 20 (7.22%) Software Developer
9 19 (6.86%) C# Software Developer
10 18 (6.50%) Analyst
11 16 (5.78%) ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (5.78%) IT Engineer
12 15 (5.42%) .NET Software Developer
12 15 (5.42%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (5.05%) Senior C# Developer
13 14 (5.05%) Web Developer
13 14 (5.05%) Windows Engineer
14 13 (4.69%) Java Developer
15 12 (4.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (42.24%) .NET
2 48 (17.33%) ASP.NET
3 37 (13.36%) HTML
4 33 (11.91%) CSS
5 31 (11.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (10.11%) .NET Framework
7 27 (9.75%) jQuery
8 22 (7.94%) HTML5
9 21 (7.58%) AngularJS
10 20 (7.22%) XML
11 18 (6.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (6.14%) WPF
13 13 (4.69%) JSON
13 13 (4.69%) Web Services
14 12 (4.33%) Entity Framework
15 11 (3.97%) CSS3
16 10 (3.61%) Razor View Engine
16 10 (3.61%) WCF
17 9 (3.25%) REST
18 7 (2.53%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 50 (18.05%) Computer Science
2 22 (7.94%) Mathematics
3 20 (7.22%) iPad
4 16 (5.78%) Driving Licence
5 14 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.33%) Algorithms
7 11 (3.97%) Statistics
8 10 (3.61%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.81%) Replication
10 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.44%) HP Storage
10 4 (1.44%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.44%) Telematics
10 4 (1.44%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.08%) Clustering
11 3 (1.08%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.08%) Private Cloud
11 3 (1.08%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.72%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.72%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 80 (28.88%) Windows
2 55 (19.86%) Windows Server
3 28 (10.11%) Linux
4 18 (6.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (3.25%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.89%) Unix
8 6 (2.17%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.17%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.44%) Android
10 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.72%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (16.61%) MVC
3 33 (11.91%) Unit Testing
4 27 (9.75%) ITIL
5 26 (9.39%) Test Automation
6 22 (7.94%) DevOps
7 20 (7.22%) Scrum
8 19 (6.86%) OO
9 17 (6.14%) Automated Testing
10 16 (5.78%) CRM
10 16 (5.78%) Web Development
11 15 (5.42%) User Stories
12 14 (5.05%) Financial Modelling
12 14 (5.05%) Service Delivery
12 14 (5.05%) Software Architecture
13 13 (4.69%) ERP
13 13 (4.69%) SDLC
13 13 (4.69%) Software Engineering
14 12 (4.33%) Software Testing
15 11 (3.97%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 106 (38.27%) C#
2 82 (29.60%) SQL
3 43 (15.52%) JavaScript
4 24 (8.66%) Java
5 23 (8.30%) T-SQL
6 19 (6.86%) C++
7 18 (6.50%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.81%) C
8 5 (1.81%) PHP
8 5 (1.81%) VBA
9 4 (1.44%) Python
10 3 (1.08%) Perl
11 2 (0.72%) Ruby
11 2 (0.72%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.72%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.36%) X++
Qualifications
1 78 (28.16%) Degree
2 29 (10.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.61%) CCNA
3 10 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.89%) ISEB
4 8 (2.89%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.53%) MCITP
6 6 (2.17%) MCSE
7 4 (1.44%) MCP
7 4 (1.44%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.44%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.08%) CCA
8 3 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.08%) MCTS
9 2 (0.72%) MCSD
10 1 (0.36%) MCSA
10 1 (0.36%) PMP
10 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.47%) QA
2 11 (3.97%) SLA
3 2 (0.72%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.36%) SDET
System Software
1 56 (20.22%) Active Directory
2 37 (13.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.42%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.61%) vSphere
5 7 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.44%) XenApp
6 4 (1.44%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.08%) Corosync
7 3 (1.08%) Shibboleth
7 3 (1.08%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.72%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.72%) XenServer
9 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.36%) Docker
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (3.97%) SCCM
2 7 (2.53%) SCOM
3 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (1.81%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (1.44%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.08%) Pacemaker
6 3 (1.08%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.72%) vRealize
8 1 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 59 (21.30%) VMware
2 29 (10.47%) Oracle
3 27 (9.75%) Cisco
4 19 (6.86%) Google
5 17 (6.14%) Citrix
6 13 (4.69%) EMC
7 11 (3.97%) TOWER Software
8 8 (2.89%) HP
9 7 (2.53%) NetApp
9 7 (2.53%) Veeam
10 4 (1.44%) 3PAR
10 4 (1.44%) JD Edwards
11 3 (1.08%) Apple
11 3 (1.08%) Dell
11 3 (1.08%) Juniper
11 3 (1.08%) Sage
11 3 (1.08%) SAP
12 2 (0.72%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.72%) F5
12 2 (0.72%) Rackspace
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