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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 16 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 253 256 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.39% 16.37% 13.61%
As % of the Vendors category 40.10% 40.25% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 217 231 249
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,984 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
631 636 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.89% 40.66% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 496 545 644
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 213 (44.94%) Windows
2 156 (32.91%) C#
3 154 (32.49%) .NET
4 153 (32.28%) SQL
5 147 (31.01%) MS Excel
6 133 (28.06%) SQL Server
7 109 (23.00%) Degree
8 108 (22.78%) Active Directory
9 88 (18.57%) MS Office
10 87 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
11 84 (17.72%) VMware
12 75 (15.82%) Linux
13 69 (14.56%) Citrix
14 65 (13.71%) MS Exchange
15 62 (13.08%) Oracle
16 60 (12.66%) ASP.NET
17 59 (12.45%) Computer Science
18 57 (12.03%) Java
18 57 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification
19 54 (11.39%) SharePoint
20 53 (11.18%) ITIL
20 53 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
21 48 (10.13%) T-SQL
21 48 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
22 47 (9.92%) C++
23 45 (9.49%) Software Engineering
24 44 (9.28%) Hyper-V
25 43 (9.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 40 (8.44%) SCCM
27 39 (8.23%) HTML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 65 (13.71%) MS Exchange
2 54 (11.39%) SharePoint
3 23 (4.85%) Apache
4 20 (4.22%) IIS
5 15 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (2.95%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (2.32%) Lync
7 11 (2.32%) OpenStack
7 11 (2.32%) CloudStack
8 9 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (1.27%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.63%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.42%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.42%) Drupal
Applications
1 147 (31.01%) MS Excel
2 88 (18.57%) MS Office
3 11 (2.32%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.69%) MS Project
5 7 (1.48%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.05%) Simulink
7 3 (0.63%) FrameMaker
7 3 (0.63%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.42%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 22 (4.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (4.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 18 (3.80%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.42%) LabWindows
6 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.70%) SaaS
1 27 (5.70%) Office 365
2 17 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.11%) Google Apps
5 9 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.48%) IaaS
6 7 (1.48%) PaaS
7 5 (1.05%) Force.com
8 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.70%) DNS
2 21 (4.43%) DHCP
3 19 (4.01%) TCP/IP
4 17 (3.59%) WAN
5 16 (3.38%) LAN
6 14 (2.95%) Internet
6 14 (2.95%) SAN
7 8 (1.69%) Firewall
7 8 (1.69%) VPN
7 8 (1.69%) VoIP
8 5 (1.05%) LDAP
8 5 (1.05%) Intranet
8 5 (1.05%) VLAN
9 2 (0.42%) IPv4
9 2 (0.42%) Modbus
10 1 (0.21%) NAS
10 1 (0.21%) DECT
10 1 (0.21%) SMTP
10 1 (0.21%) HTTP
10 1 (0.21%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (28.06%) SQL Server
2 43 (9.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (4.22%) Oracle Database
5 19 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (4.01%) MySQL
6 15 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (2.32%) DB2
8 9 (1.90%) DTS
8 9 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.69%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (1.27%) MS Access
11 6 (1.27%) Big Data
12 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.05%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.05%) Data Mining
12 5 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 25 (5.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (3.80%) Selenium
4 14 (2.95%) NUnit
5 12 (2.53%) Moq
6 7 (1.48%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (1.48%) QUnit
6 7 (1.48%) JIRA
6 7 (1.48%) WinRunner
7 4 (0.84%) JUnit
7 4 (0.84%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.63%) Hudson
8 3 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.42%) GoogleTest
10 1 (0.21%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.21%) GCC
10 1 (0.21%) WiX
General
1 38 (8.02%) Finance
2 21 (4.43%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.01%) Manufacturing
4 16 (3.38%) Electronics
5 15 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 15 (3.16%) Advertising
6 14 (2.95%) Military
7 11 (2.32%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.69%) Marketing
9 7 (1.48%) Banking
9 7 (1.48%) Publishing
10 4 (0.84%) Back Office
10 4 (0.84%) Retail
10 4 (0.84%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.84%) French Language
10 4 (0.84%) German Language
10 4 (0.84%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.84%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.63%) Legal
12 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 127 (26.79%) Developer
2 64 (13.50%) Analyst
3 53 (11.18%) Administrator
4 48 (10.13%) Consultant
5 34 (7.17%) Senior Developer
6 33 (6.96%) Support Engineer
7 32 (6.75%) .NET Developer
7 32 (6.75%) Systems Administrator
8 30 (6.33%) Software Engineer
9 27 (5.70%) Tester
10 24 (5.06%) Software Developer
11 21 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
11 21 (4.43%) C# Developer
12 20 (4.22%) Linux Administrator
12 20 (4.22%) C# .NET Developer
13 19 (4.01%) IT Support
13 19 (4.01%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 17 (3.59%) Senior .NET Developer
15 15 (3.16%) DBA
16 14 (2.95%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (32.49%) .NET
2 60 (12.66%) ASP.NET
3 39 (8.23%) HTML
4 34 (7.17%) CSS
5 33 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (6.75%) Web Services
7 25 (5.27%) .NET Framework
8 21 (4.43%) jQuery
9 14 (2.95%) WCF
10 13 (2.74%) HTML5
10 13 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 12 (2.53%) XML
12 10 (2.11%) ADO.NET
13 9 (1.90%) CSS3
13 9 (1.90%) WPF
14 8 (1.69%) LINQ
14 8 (1.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 7 (1.48%) AngularJS
15 7 (1.48%) Ajax
15 7 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.45%) Computer Science
2 53 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (7.38%) Mathematics
4 29 (6.12%) PKI
5 18 (3.80%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.95%) Cryptography
7 13 (2.74%) Open Source
7 13 (2.74%) Blackberry
8 12 (2.53%) Chip and PIN
9 11 (2.32%) Embedded Systems
10 10 (2.11%) Clustering
11 6 (1.27%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.27%) Replication
11 6 (1.27%) Firmware
11 6 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (1.05%) EqualLogic
12 5 (1.05%) Social Media
12 5 (1.05%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.05%) User Experience
13 4 (0.84%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 213 (44.94%) Windows
2 75 (15.82%) Linux
3 36 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (5.70%) Windows 7
6 26 (5.49%) UNIX
7 23 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (3.38%) CentOS
9 13 (2.74%) Android
10 9 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (1.90%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.48%) Windows Phone
12 6 (1.27%) Solaris
12 6 (1.27%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.84%) Debian
13 4 (0.84%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.63%) SUSE
14 3 (0.63%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (11.18%) ITIL
3 45 (9.49%) Software Engineering
4 38 (8.02%) Migration
4 38 (8.02%) MVC
5 33 (6.96%) CRM
6 29 (6.12%) ERP
7 26 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
8 25 (5.27%) Project Management
9 24 (5.06%) OO
10 21 (4.43%) Regression Testing
11 20 (4.22%) Scrum
11 20 (4.22%) Software Testing
12 19 (4.01%) TDD
12 19 (4.01%) Information Security
12 19 (4.01%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (4.01%) Manual Testing
13 18 (3.80%) Time Management
13 18 (3.80%) OOP
14 16 (3.38%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 156 (32.91%) C#
2 153 (32.28%) SQL
3 57 (12.03%) Java
4 48 (10.13%) T-SQL
5 47 (9.92%) C++
6 29 (6.12%) Python
7 27 (5.70%) JavaScript
8 26 (5.49%) C
9 24 (5.06%) VB.NET
10 19 (4.01%) PHP
11 15 (3.16%) Perl
11 15 (3.16%) VBA
12 14 (2.95%) VB
13 13 (2.74%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.48%) Delphi
15 5 (1.05%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.63%) Scala
17 1 (0.21%) TTCN
17 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 109 (23.00%) Degree
2 57 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (5.06%) Security Cleared
4 21 (4.43%) RHCE
5 18 (3.80%) NCDA
5 18 (3.80%) MCSE
6 13 (2.74%) OCP
6 13 (2.74%) Oracle Certification
6 13 (2.74%) NCIE
6 13 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (2.53%) MCITP
8 9 (1.90%) A+ Certification
8 9 (1.90%) ISEB
9 8 (1.69%) MCSA
9 8 (1.69%) MCP
10 6 (1.27%) MCTS
10 6 (1.27%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.05%) CCA
11 5 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (1.05%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.01%) SLA
2 18 (3.80%) QA
3 11 (2.32%) ISO 9000
4 8 (1.69%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.84%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.63%) GAMP
6 3 (0.63%) GCP
6 3 (0.63%) GMP
7 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.42%) HL7
System Software
1 108 (22.78%) Active Directory
2 48 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (9.28%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.95%) VMware ESX
4 14 (2.95%) vSphere
5 13 (2.74%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.11%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.69%) XenApp
8 3 (0.63%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.63%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.21%) XenServer
9 1 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.21%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 40 (8.44%) SCCM
2 18 (3.80%) SCOM
3 13 (2.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (2.74%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (1.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.63%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.63%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 84 (17.72%) VMware
2 69 (14.56%) Citrix
3 62 (13.08%) Oracle
4 34 (7.17%) NetApp
5 26 (5.49%) Red Hat
6 23 (4.85%) SAP
7 22 (4.64%) HP
8 18 (3.80%) Cisco
9 14 (2.95%) EMC
9 14 (2.95%) Red Gate
10 12 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (2.53%) Dell
11 11 (2.32%) Adobe
11 11 (2.32%) Apple
12 10 (2.11%) Google
13 9 (1.90%) Symantec
14 8 (1.69%) Zoho
15 6 (1.27%) CheckPoint
16 5 (1.05%) JD Edwards
16 5 (1.05%) Atlassian
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