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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 19 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 130 147 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.94% 10.09% 13.97%
As % of the Vendors category 35.91% 28.82% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 124 132 215
Median salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £27,625 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,750 £52,300
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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
362 510 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.47% 35.00% 35.25%
Number of salaries quoted 298 434 490
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 September 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 94 (36.43%) Windows
2 90 (34.88%) SQL Server
3 84 (32.56%) .NET
4 83 (32.17%) C#
5 80 (31.01%) VMware
6 75 (29.07%) MS Excel
6 75 (29.07%) Active Directory
7 72 (27.91%) Windows Server
8 69 (26.74%) Degree
9 67 (25.97%) SQL
10 53 (20.54%) Finance
11 51 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (17.83%) Microsoft Certification
13 44 (17.05%) Microsoft Azure
14 43 (16.67%) Firewall
14 43 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
15 40 (15.50%) MS Exchange
16 38 (14.73%) Linux
17 36 (13.95%) Computer Science
18 35 (13.57%) DNS
19 34 (13.18%) SAN
20 30 (11.63%) TCP/IP
20 30 (11.63%) ITIL
21 29 (11.24%) Hyper-V
22 28 (10.85%) Test Automation
22 28 (10.85%) Amazon AWS
22 28 (10.85%) HTML
22 28 (10.85%) Cisco
23 27 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
23 27 (10.47%) PowerShell

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 40 (15.50%) MS Exchange
2 25 (9.69%) IIS
3 11 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.71%) Skype for Business
5 6 (2.33%) Apache
5 6 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.55%) WordPress
7 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.78%) Drupal
8 2 (0.78%) nginx
9 1 (0.39%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.39%) GroupWise
Applications
1 75 (29.07%) MS Excel
2 23 (8.91%) MS Office
3 4 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (2.71%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.78%) Magento
5 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 44 (17.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (10.85%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (6.20%) Office 365
4 11 (4.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (2.71%) SaaS
6 6 (2.33%) PaaS
7 3 (1.16%) GitHub
8 1 (0.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (16.67%) Firewall
2 35 (13.57%) DNS
3 34 (13.18%) SAN
4 30 (11.63%) TCP/IP
5 22 (8.53%) DHCP
5 22 (8.53%) LAN
6 21 (8.14%) VPN
7 13 (5.04%) WAN
8 11 (4.26%) Internet
9 9 (3.49%) VLAN
10 5 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.94%) Wireless
11 4 (1.55%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (1.16%) HTTP
12 3 (1.16%) NAS
12 3 (1.16%) SSL
13 2 (0.78%) Intranet
13 2 (0.78%) LDAP
13 2 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
13 2 (0.78%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.81%) Big Data
3 12 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.71%) MySQL
6 4 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.55%) OLAP
6 4 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.78%) QlikView
8 2 (0.78%) Redis
8 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.39%) MaxDB
9 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.39%) MS Access
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (7.75%) NUnit
2 16 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (5.81%) Visual Studio
4 14 (5.43%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (3.49%) JIRA
5 9 (3.49%) Ranorex
6 8 (3.10%) Selenium
7 7 (2.71%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.94%) Hudson
9 3 (1.16%) PhantomJS
9 3 (1.16%) Subversion
9 3 (1.16%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.78%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.78%) gulp
10 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.78%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.78%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 53 (20.54%) Finance
2 13 (5.04%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.65%) Financial Institution
4 9 (3.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.33%) Banking
6 4 (1.55%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.55%) Retail
7 3 (1.16%) Back Office
7 3 (1.16%) Law
8 2 (0.78%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) French Language
9 1 (0.39%) Front Office
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
9 1 (0.39%) Military
9 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 71 (27.52%) Developer
2 40 (15.50%) C# Developer
3 33 (12.79%) .NET Developer
4 27 (10.47%) C# .NET Developer
4 27 (10.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (9.69%) Windows Engineer
6 22 (8.53%) IT Engineer
7 21 (8.14%) Analyst
8 17 (6.59%) Administrator
8 17 (6.59%) Systems Administrator
9 15 (5.81%) Consultant
9 15 (5.81%) Support Engineer
9 15 (5.81%) Systems Engineer
9 15 (5.81%) VMware Engineer
10 14 (5.43%) Applications Support
11 12 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (4.65%) IT Support
11 12 (4.65%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.88%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (32.56%) .NET
2 28 (10.85%) HTML
3 26 (10.08%) CSS
4 23 (8.91%) ASP.NET
5 18 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (6.98%) jQuery
6 14 (5.43%) .NET Framework
7 13 (5.04%) AngularJS
8 12 (4.65%) Web Services
8 12 (4.65%) XML
9 11 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (3.88%) HTML5
11 9 (3.49%) Entity Framework
12 8 (3.10%) JSON
13 7 (2.71%) REST
13 7 (2.71%) WCF
14 6 (2.33%) CSS3
15 5 (1.94%) SOAP
15 5 (1.94%) WPF
16 4 (1.55%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.95%) Computer Science
2 20 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.36%) Mathematics
4 17 (6.59%) Driving Licence
5 11 (4.26%) Algorithms
5 11 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 11 (4.26%) Statistics
6 9 (3.49%) iPad
7 8 (3.10%) Replication
8 6 (2.33%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.94%) Telematics
10 4 (1.55%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.55%) HP Storage
10 4 (1.55%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.16%) Clustering
11 3 (1.16%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.16%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 94 (36.43%) Windows
2 72 (27.91%) Windows Server
3 38 (14.73%) Linux
4 27 (10.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (8.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (7.75%) Unix
7 6 (2.33%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.94%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.55%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.16%) CentOS
10 3 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.39%) Android
12 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (11.63%) ITIL
3 28 (10.85%) Test Automation
4 25 (9.69%) Unit Testing
5 23 (8.91%) MVC
6 21 (8.14%) DevOps
6 21 (8.14%) Software Engineering
7 17 (6.59%) Scrum
7 17 (6.59%) Service Delivery
8 16 (6.20%) User Stories
9 15 (5.81%) Migration
10 12 (4.65%) CRM
10 12 (4.65%) Performance Testing
10 12 (4.65%) SDLC
11 11 (4.26%) Financial Modelling
11 11 (4.26%) Time Management
12 10 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (3.49%) Defect Management
14 8 (3.10%) Analytics
14 8 (3.10%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 83 (32.17%) C#
2 67 (25.97%) SQL
3 27 (10.47%) PowerShell
4 23 (8.91%) JavaScript
5 22 (8.53%) Java
6 17 (6.59%) C++
7 12 (4.65%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.71%) PHP
8 7 (2.71%) Python
9 5 (1.94%) C
9 5 (1.94%) Perl
10 4 (1.55%) Ruby
11 3 (1.16%) VBA
12 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.78%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.39%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 69 (26.74%) Degree
2 46 (17.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (6.59%) MCITP
4 12 (4.65%) MCSE
5 8 (3.10%) CCNA
5 8 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.33%) ISEB
7 6 (2.33%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.33%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.94%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.55%) MCP
9 4 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.16%) CCA
10 3 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.78%) MCSA
11 2 (0.78%) MCSD
12 1 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.36%) QA
2 8 (3.10%) SLA
3 3 (1.16%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.78%) SDET
System Software
1 75 (29.07%) Active Directory
2 51 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (11.24%) Hyper-V
4 22 (8.53%) vSphere
5 8 (3.10%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (3.10%) XenApp
6 7 (2.71%) Virtual Desktop
6 7 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.71%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.55%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.16%) Corosync
8 3 (1.16%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.78%) NFS
9 2 (0.78%) Samba
9 2 (0.78%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.78%) XenServer
10 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.39%) Docker
10 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 24 (9.30%) SCCM
2 14 (5.43%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (5.04%) SCOM
4 8 (3.10%) SCVMM
5 6 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
6 5 (1.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 4 (1.55%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (1.16%) Pacemaker
9 2 (0.78%) Kibana
9 2 (0.78%) logstash
9 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 80 (31.01%) VMware
2 28 (10.85%) Cisco
3 23 (8.91%) Citrix
4 19 (7.36%) EMC
5 15 (5.81%) HP
6 12 (4.65%) Google
7 11 (4.26%) NetApp
8 10 (3.88%) Oracle
9 8 (3.10%) Veeam
10 6 (2.33%) IBM
10 6 (2.33%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.94%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.94%) TOWER Software
12 4 (1.55%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.55%) Dell
12 4 (1.55%) Sage
13 3 (1.16%) Apple
13 3 (1.16%) Juniper
13 3 (1.16%) SAP
14 2 (0.78%) JD Edwards
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