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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 24 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 127 258 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.43% 15.57% 12.62%
As % of the Vendors category 24.38% 42.64% 32.28%
Number of salaries quoted 91 212 155
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
521 605 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 34.57% 36.51% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 371 440 469
Average salary £43,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.68% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £25,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 9 February 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 92 (32.62%) SQL
1 92 (32.62%) SQL Server
2 91 (32.27%) C#
3 82 (29.08%) Windows
4 75 (26.60%) MS Excel
5 73 (25.89%) .NET
6 68 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (21.63%) Degree
8 59 (20.92%) JavaScript
9 54 (19.15%) ASP.NET
10 48 (17.02%) MVC
11 47 (16.67%) HTML
12 40 (14.18%) Active Directory
12 40 (14.18%) Software Engineering
13 39 (13.83%) CSS
14 37 (13.12%) Windows Server
15 36 (12.77%) ITIL
15 36 (12.77%) MS Office
16 35 (12.41%) Visual Studio
17 34 (12.06%) VMware
18 32 (11.35%) Oracle
18 32 (11.35%) Unit Testing
18 32 (11.35%) ASP.NET MVC
19 31 (10.99%) Finance
20 28 (9.93%) NUnit
20 28 (9.93%) .NET Framework
21 27 (9.57%) T-SQL
21 27 (9.57%) Linux
22 26 (9.22%) Scrum
22 26 (9.22%) jQuery

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 25 (8.87%) MS Exchange
2 24 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 23 (8.16%) IIS
4 15 (5.32%) Skype for Business
5 12 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (4.26%) SAS
6 11 (3.90%) CMS
7 7 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.77%) MS Project Server
10 4 (1.42%) Apache Solr
10 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 75 (26.60%) MS Excel
2 36 (12.77%) MS Office
3 10 (3.55%) MS Project
4 9 (3.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (3.19%) Photoshop
5 8 (2.84%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.06%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 16 (5.67%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (3.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (3.55%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.61%) SaaS
4 4 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.42%) Office 365
5 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.71%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.96%) Firewall
2 10 (3.55%) Internet
2 10 (3.55%) LAN
2 10 (3.55%) Unified Communications
3 9 (3.19%) WAN
4 8 (2.84%) DNS
5 7 (2.48%) Intranet
5 7 (2.48%) SAN
5 7 (2.48%) Wireless
6 5 (1.77%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.42%) DHCP
7 4 (1.42%) VPN
8 3 (1.06%) Ethernet
8 3 (1.06%) VoIP
9 2 (0.71%) Extranet
9 2 (0.71%) HTTP
9 2 (0.71%) MPLS
9 2 (0.71%) PSTN
9 2 (0.71%) SMPP
9 2 (0.71%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (32.62%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.80%) Relational Database
2 22 (7.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (6.74%) MySQL
4 18 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.55%) RDBMS
6 10 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.84%) Big Data
7 8 (2.84%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.84%) OLAP
8 7 (2.48%) DB2
8 7 (2.48%) OLAP Cube
8 7 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.42%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.06%) Couchbase
10 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 35 (12.41%) Visual Studio
2 28 (9.93%) NUnit
3 19 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (6.38%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (3.55%) Selenium
6 9 (3.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (3.19%) TeamCity
7 7 (2.48%) JIRA
8 4 (1.42%) AQtime
8 4 (1.42%) dotTrace
8 4 (1.42%) MSTest
9 3 (1.06%) Moq
9 3 (1.06%) QUnit
10 2 (0.71%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.35%) jMock
11 1 (0.35%) JUnit
11 1 (0.35%) Mockito
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (10.99%) Finance
2 14 (4.96%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.48%) French Language
3 7 (2.48%) Marketing
4 5 (1.77%) Banking
4 5 (1.77%) Electronics
5 4 (1.42%) Automotive
5 4 (1.42%) Brand Awareness
6 3 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.06%) Front Office
6 3 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.71%) Back Office
7 2 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.71%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 99 (35.11%) Developer
2 44 (15.60%) C# Developer
3 35 (12.41%) Analyst
4 20 (7.09%) Developer in Test
5 19 (6.74%) Administrator
6 18 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 16 (5.67%) .NET Developer
7 16 (5.67%) Architect
7 16 (5.67%) Senior Developer
7 16 (5.67%) Software Engineer
7 16 (5.67%) Support Analyst
7 16 (5.67%) Web Developer
8 14 (4.96%) Software Developer
8 14 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (4.26%) C# Software Engineer
9 12 (4.26%) IT Support
9 12 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.90%) .NET Software Engineer
10 11 (3.90%) Desktop Support
10 11 (3.90%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (25.89%) .NET
2 54 (19.15%) ASP.NET
3 47 (16.67%) HTML
4 39 (13.83%) CSS
5 32 (11.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (9.93%) .NET Framework
7 26 (9.22%) jQuery
8 24 (8.51%) HTML5
9 22 (7.80%) Web Services
10 15 (5.32%) CSS3
10 15 (5.32%) XML
11 13 (4.61%) WCF
11 13 (4.61%) WPF
12 12 (4.26%) AngularJS
13 9 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (3.19%) Entity Framework
13 9 (3.19%) JSON
13 9 (3.19%) NHibernate
13 9 (3.19%) XML Schema
13 9 (3.19%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.26%) Mathematics
4 11 (3.90%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.90%) User Experience
5 10 (3.55%) Life Science
5 10 (3.55%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.84%) Statistics
7 7 (2.48%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.48%) Data Extraction
7 7 (2.48%) Social Media
8 6 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.77%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.42%) iPad
11 3 (1.06%) Blackberry
11 3 (1.06%) Clustering
12 2 (0.71%) NHS
12 2 (0.71%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 82 (29.08%) Windows
2 37 (13.12%) Windows Server
3 27 (9.57%) Linux
4 17 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (3.19%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.42%) Android
7 4 (1.42%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.42%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.42%) Unix
8 3 (1.06%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.06%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.35%) Solaris
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (24.11%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (17.02%) MVC
3 40 (14.18%) Software Engineering
4 36 (12.77%) ITIL
5 32 (11.35%) Unit Testing
6 26 (9.22%) Scrum
7 22 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (7.80%) ERP
8 21 (7.45%) User Stories
9 20 (7.09%) Code Coverage
9 20 (7.09%) OO
9 20 (7.09%) Performance Testing
10 16 (5.67%) Front End Development
10 16 (5.67%) Project Management
10 16 (5.67%) SDLC
10 16 (5.67%) SOA
11 15 (5.32%) Migration
11 15 (5.32%) Workflow
12 14 (4.96%) Mentoring
12 14 (4.96%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (32.62%) SQL
2 91 (32.27%) C#
3 59 (20.92%) JavaScript
4 27 (9.57%) T-SQL
5 16 (5.67%) Java
6 12 (4.26%) C++
7 7 (2.48%) Python
8 6 (2.13%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.77%) C
9 5 (1.77%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.42%) PHP
10 4 (1.42%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.71%) XAML
12 1 (0.35%) VB
12 1 (0.35%) VBScript
12 1 (0.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 61 (21.63%) Degree
2 20 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.55%) MCSE
4 5 (1.77%) HNC
5 4 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.42%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.06%) MCITP
6 3 (1.06%) PhD
6 3 (1.06%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.06%) PMP
7 2 (0.71%) CCA
7 2 (0.71%) CCNA
7 2 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.71%) MCSA
8 1 (0.35%) CCIE
8 1 (0.35%) CCNP
8 1 (0.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.84%) QA
2 7 (2.48%) SLA
3 3 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.71%) COBIT
4 2 (0.71%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.71%) WAI
5 1 (0.35%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (14.18%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.55%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.55%) vSphere
4 8 (2.84%) XenApp
5 5 (1.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (1.77%) XenServer
6 4 (1.42%) Firmware
6 4 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.42%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.06%) NFS
8 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.35%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.35%) KVM
9 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (3.55%) SCCM
2 3 (1.06%) Data Guard
2 3 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.71%) WSUS
4 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 34 (12.06%) VMware
2 32 (11.35%) Oracle
3 21 (7.45%) Cisco
4 16 (5.67%) Citrix
5 6 (2.13%) TOWER Software
6 5 (1.77%) HP
7 4 (1.42%) Google
7 4 (1.42%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.06%) Dell
8 3 (1.06%) EMC
8 3 (1.06%) Veeam
9 2 (0.71%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.71%) Intel Security
9 2 (0.71%) Juniper
9 2 (0.71%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.71%) Remedy
9 2 (0.71%) SAP
9 2 (0.71%) Sophos
9 2 (0.71%) Symantec
9 2 (0.71%) Teradata
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