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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 19 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 153 252 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.98% 13.88% 17.92%
As % of the Vendors category 29.37% 37.61% 42.99%
Number of salaries quoted 134 212 258
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,590 £26,000 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
521 670 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.40% 36.91% 41.68%
Number of salaries quoted 430 521 554
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 August 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 151 (43.90%) SQL
2 133 (38.66%) MS Excel
3 129 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 125 (36.34%) Windows
5 118 (34.30%) Degree
6 113 (32.85%) C#
7 90 (26.16%) .NET
8 82 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
9 74 (21.51%) Computer Science
9 74 (21.51%) HTML
10 69 (20.06%) JavaScript
11 68 (19.77%) ASP.NET
12 62 (18.02%) MS Office
12 62 (18.02%) Microsoft Certification
13 58 (16.86%) Software Engineering
14 54 (15.70%) ITIL
15 53 (15.41%) Active Directory
15 53 (15.41%) Project Management
16 51 (14.83%) jQuery
17 50 (14.53%) Java
17 50 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
18 42 (12.21%) CSS
19 41 (11.92%) OO
20 39 (11.34%) Management Information System
20 39 (11.34%) Finance
21 35 (10.17%) MVC
21 35 (10.17%) VMware
21 35 (10.17%) C++
22 32 (9.30%) MCP
23 31 (9.01%) Web Services

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 30 (8.72%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.23%) MS Exchange
3 16 (4.65%) Lync
4 15 (4.36%) IIS
5 10 (2.91%) MS Project Server
6 9 (2.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (2.03%) ArcGIS
8 6 (1.74%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.45%) Node.js
9 5 (1.45%) SAS
10 4 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.16%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.58%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.58%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 133 (38.66%) MS Excel
2 62 (18.02%) MS Office
3 19 (5.52%) MS Project
4 6 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.58%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.87%) Tridion
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.20%) SaaS
4 10 (2.91%) Office 365
5 3 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.58%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.29%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.29%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.29%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.29%) Heroku
7 1 (0.29%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.65%) Firewall
1 16 (4.65%) DNS
2 14 (4.07%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.20%) WAN
3 11 (3.20%) DHCP
4 10 (2.91%) LAN
4 10 (2.91%) SAN
5 5 (1.45%) NAS
6 4 (1.16%) VPN
6 4 (1.16%) LDAP
7 3 (0.87%) HTTP
7 3 (0.87%) Internet
7 3 (0.87%) Wireless
8 2 (0.58%) FTP
8 2 (0.58%) SNMP
8 2 (0.58%) SMTP
9 1 (0.29%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.29%) ADSL
9 1 (0.29%) ISDN
9 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (3.78%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (2.62%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.62%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.62%) Big Data
6 7 (2.03%) OLAP
7 6 (1.74%) FileMaker
7 6 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.45%) MySQL
9 4 (1.16%) SAP BW
10 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.87%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.58%) DB2
Development Applications
1 23 (6.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (6.10%) NUnit
3 14 (4.07%) Visual Studio
4 8 (2.33%) Subversion
4 8 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.03%) JIRA
5 7 (2.03%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.74%) Xcode
6 6 (1.74%) Selenium
7 5 (1.45%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.16%) MSBuild
8 4 (1.16%) SpecFlow
8 4 (1.16%) Moq
8 4 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.58%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.58%) Mockito
10 2 (0.58%) jMock
10 2 (0.58%) JUnit
10 2 (0.58%) ReSharper
General
1 39 (11.34%) Finance
2 18 (5.23%) Front Office
2 18 (5.23%) Back Office
3 7 (2.03%) Publishing
4 6 (1.74%) Banking
4 6 (1.74%) Marketing
4 6 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.16%) Billing
6 3 (0.87%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.87%) Automotive
7 1 (0.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.29%) Electronics
7 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 88 (25.58%) Developer
2 51 (14.83%) Analyst
3 40 (11.63%) Software Engineer
4 29 (8.43%) Administrator
5 27 (7.85%) Software Developer
6 24 (6.98%) Support Engineer
7 22 (6.40%) Systems Administrator
8 21 (6.10%) Support Analyst
9 17 (4.94%) Senior Developer
9 17 (4.94%) Applications Support
10 15 (4.36%) Junior
11 13 (3.78%) Project Manager
11 13 (3.78%) Support Specialist
11 13 (3.78%) AWS Developer
12 12 (3.49%) PMO Analyst
12 12 (3.49%) DBA
13 11 (3.20%) Technical Support
13 11 (3.20%) Programmer
13 11 (3.20%) C# Developer
14 10 (2.91%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (26.16%) .NET
2 74 (21.51%) HTML
3 68 (19.77%) ASP.NET
4 51 (14.83%) jQuery
5 42 (12.21%) CSS
6 31 (9.01%) Web Services
6 31 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (7.85%) MFC
8 22 (6.40%) HTML5
9 20 (5.81%) .NET Framework
10 19 (5.52%) WPF
11 17 (4.94%) CSS3
12 14 (4.07%) Entity Framework
13 11 (3.20%) REST
13 11 (3.20%) PhoneGap
14 10 (2.91%) AngularJS
15 9 (2.62%) RESTful
15 9 (2.62%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (2.62%) SOAP
15 9 (2.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (21.51%) Computer Science
2 50 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (11.34%) Management Information System
4 29 (8.43%) Mathematics
5 26 (7.56%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (7.27%) Pocket PC
7 19 (5.52%) Statistics
8 17 (4.94%) Algorithms
9 15 (4.36%) Client/Server
10 10 (2.91%) User Experience
11 9 (2.62%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (2.33%) NHS
12 8 (2.33%) Data Centre
13 7 (2.03%) Blackberry
14 5 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
14 5 (1.45%) Mobile App
15 4 (1.16%) Physics
15 4 (1.16%) FMCG
15 4 (1.16%) Replication
16 3 (0.87%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 125 (36.34%) Windows
2 30 (8.72%) Linux
3 25 (7.27%) Android
3 25 (7.27%) Apple iOS
4 24 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (4.36%) Windows 7
6 10 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.16%) Debian
7 4 (1.16%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.87%) CentOS
8 3 (0.87%) UNIX
8 3 (0.87%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.58%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.29%) Solaris
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (16.86%) Software Engineering
3 54 (15.70%) ITIL
4 53 (15.41%) Project Management
5 41 (11.92%) OO
6 35 (10.17%) MVC
7 30 (8.72%) Mentoring
8 29 (8.43%) Unit Testing
9 26 (7.56%) CRM
10 22 (6.40%) SDLC
11 20 (5.81%) User Stories
11 20 (5.81%) PRINCE2
12 17 (4.94%) Financial Modelling
13 16 (4.65%) Scrum
14 15 (4.36%) Time Management
14 15 (4.36%) Analytics
15 14 (4.07%) Line Management
15 14 (4.07%) Programme Management
15 14 (4.07%) Strategic Planning
15 14 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 151 (43.90%) SQL
2 113 (32.85%) C#
3 69 (20.06%) JavaScript
4 50 (14.53%) Java
5 35 (10.17%) C++
6 31 (9.01%) Objective-C
7 27 (7.85%) T-SQL
8 20 (5.81%) PowerShell
9 11 (3.20%) Python
10 8 (2.33%) PHP
11 7 (2.03%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.03%) VB
12 6 (1.74%) AppleScript
12 6 (1.74%) C
12 6 (1.74%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.16%) Perl
14 3 (0.87%) VBScript
15 2 (0.58%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 118 (34.30%) Degree
2 62 (18.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (9.30%) MCP
4 15 (4.36%) MCSE
5 10 (2.91%) MCITP
6 8 (2.33%) MCSA
7 6 (1.74%) CCNA
7 6 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.74%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.16%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.16%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.87%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.87%) APMP
9 3 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.58%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.52%) QA
2 15 (4.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.29%) WAI
3 1 (0.29%) DO-160
System Software
1 53 (15.41%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.49%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.03%) vSphere
5 3 (0.87%) XenApp
5 3 (0.87%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.87%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.87%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.29%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.29%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.29%) vCloud
6 1 (0.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.62%) SCCM
2 4 (1.16%) SCOM
3 3 (0.87%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.58%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.58%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.29%) Puppet
5 1 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (10.17%) VMware
2 26 (7.56%) Oracle
3 17 (4.94%) Citrix
3 17 (4.94%) TOWER Software
4 13 (3.78%) SAP
5 12 (3.49%) Cisco
6 11 (3.20%) Xamarin
7 9 (2.62%) Google
8 8 (2.33%) Veeam
9 7 (2.03%) HP
9 7 (2.03%) Red Hat
9 7 (2.03%) Rackspace
10 5 (1.45%) Sitecore
11 4 (1.16%) Facebook
11 4 (1.16%) Sencha
11 4 (1.16%) ESRI
12 3 (0.87%) 3PAR
13 2 (0.58%) Twitter
13 2 (0.58%) LogRhythm
13 2 (0.58%) Sophos
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £48000 Per Annum plus financial sector benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30 - 35k plus pension, 25 days, flexi time, training + more
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Talent International
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive salary & package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cancer Research Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Arcus Global
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Xaar
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Xaar
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits including bonus
Posted: 10 days ago