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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 19 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 140 191 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.35% 13.53% 13.28%
As % of the Vendors category 34.57% 35.90% 32.55%
Number of salaries quoted 111 168 210
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
405 532 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.82% 37.68% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 306 429 590
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 31 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 118 (43.87%) .NET
2 111 (41.26%) SQL Server
3 105 (39.03%) C#
4 80 (29.74%) SQL
5 79 (29.37%) Windows
6 77 (28.62%) Degree
7 64 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (21.93%) ASP.NET
9 56 (20.82%) JavaScript
10 55 (20.45%) MVC
11 54 (20.07%) Windows Server
12 46 (17.10%) Finance
13 44 (16.36%) VMware
13 44 (16.36%) HTML
13 44 (16.36%) Active Directory
14 42 (15.61%) Oracle
14 42 (15.61%) MS Excel
14 42 (15.61%) Computer Science
15 36 (13.38%) .NET Framework
15 36 (13.38%) Unit Testing
16 35 (13.01%) Visual Studio
17 34 (12.64%) CSS
17 34 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC
18 33 (12.27%) Microsoft Azure
19 32 (11.90%) jQuery
20 30 (11.15%) HTML5
21 29 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
21 29 (10.78%) XML
21 29 (10.78%) ITIL
22 28 (10.41%) Linux

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 23 (8.55%) IIS
2 17 (6.32%) MS Exchange
3 15 (5.58%) CMS
4 13 (4.83%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.49%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.12%) Apache
9 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.74%) SAS
10 2 (0.74%) WordPress
11 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 42 (15.61%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.43%) MS Office
3 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.12%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (5.58%) SDL Web 8
2 11 (4.09%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (3.35%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.74%) Magento
4 2 (0.74%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.74%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (10.78%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (7.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (6.32%) Office 365
5 5 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.86%) GitHub
5 5 (1.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.41%) Firewall
2 17 (6.32%) SAN
3 15 (5.58%) DNS
4 12 (4.46%) Internet
4 12 (4.46%) VPN
5 11 (4.09%) WAN
6 9 (3.35%) DHCP
6 9 (3.35%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.97%) LAN
8 6 (2.23%) Wireless
9 3 (1.12%) Intranet
9 3 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.74%) VLAN
11 1 (0.37%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.37%) Network Security
11 1 (0.37%) NFC
11 1 (0.37%) VPLS
11 1 (0.37%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (41.26%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.18%) MySQL
3 15 (5.58%) Relational Database
4 10 (3.72%) DB2
5 8 (2.97%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.60%) Big Data
6 7 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.49%) Couchbase
8 3 (1.12%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.74%) MS Access
9 2 (0.74%) OLAP
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (13.01%) Visual Studio
2 27 (10.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (9.67%) NUnit
4 19 (7.06%) Selenium
5 15 (5.58%) TeamCity
6 12 (4.46%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (4.09%) Rhino Mocks
8 8 (2.97%) JIRA
9 6 (2.23%) Moq
9 6 (2.23%) QUnit
10 5 (1.86%) Hudson
11 4 (1.49%) AQtime
11 4 (1.49%) dotTrace
12 3 (1.12%) MSTest
12 3 (1.12%) PhantomJS
13 2 (0.74%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.74%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
13 2 (0.74%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 46 (17.10%) Finance
2 18 (6.69%) Financial Institution
3 11 (4.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (3.72%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.35%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.23%) Automotive
7 5 (1.86%) Brand Awareness
7 5 (1.86%) Front Office
7 5 (1.86%) Marketing
8 4 (1.49%) Banking
8 4 (1.49%) Law
9 3 (1.12%) Back Office
9 3 (1.12%) French Language
10 2 (0.74%) Advertising
10 2 (0.74%) Retail
11 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.37%) Electronics
11 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 101 (37.55%) Developer
2 56 (20.82%) C# Developer
3 47 (17.47%) .NET Developer
4 28 (10.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (9.29%) Senior Developer
6 22 (8.18%) Administrator
6 22 (8.18%) Software Developer
6 22 (8.18%) Web Developer
7 20 (7.43%) Consultant
8 19 (7.06%) C# Software Developer
8 19 (7.06%) Systems Administrator
9 17 (6.32%) Senior .NET Developer
10 15 (5.58%) ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (5.20%) .NET Software Developer
11 14 (5.20%) .NET Web Developer
11 14 (5.20%) Analyst
12 13 (4.83%) IT Engineer
12 13 (4.83%) Senior C# Developer
13 11 (4.09%) Java Developer
13 11 (4.09%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (43.87%) .NET
2 59 (21.93%) ASP.NET
3 44 (16.36%) HTML
4 36 (13.38%) .NET Framework
5 34 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 34 (12.64%) CSS
6 32 (11.90%) jQuery
7 30 (11.15%) HTML5
8 29 (10.78%) XML
9 23 (8.55%) AngularJS
10 19 (7.06%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (7.06%) JSON
10 19 (7.06%) WPF
11 16 (5.95%) Web Services
12 15 (5.58%) Entity Framework
12 15 (5.58%) Razor View Engine
13 13 (4.83%) CSS3
13 13 (4.83%) NHibernate
14 12 (4.46%) WCF
14 12 (4.46%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.61%) Computer Science
2 19 (7.06%) Mathematics
3 17 (6.32%) iPad
4 16 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.72%) Algorithms
5 10 (3.72%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.72%) Statistics
6 9 (3.35%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.23%) Replication
8 5 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.86%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.49%) Clustering
10 3 (1.12%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.12%) HP Storage
10 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.12%) Physics
11 2 (0.74%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.74%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.74%) Life Science
11 2 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 79 (29.37%) Windows
2 54 (20.07%) Windows Server
3 28 (10.41%) Linux
4 18 (6.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.46%) Windows 7
7 9 (3.35%) Unix
8 7 (2.60%) Apple iOS
8 7 (2.60%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.86%) Android
10 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.74%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.74%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.37%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (20.45%) MVC
3 36 (13.38%) Unit Testing
4 29 (10.78%) ITIL
5 25 (9.29%) Scrum
5 25 (9.29%) Web Development
6 20 (7.43%) OO
6 20 (7.43%) Test Automation
7 18 (6.69%) Automated Testing
7 18 (6.69%) DevOps
8 16 (5.95%) CRM
8 16 (5.95%) ERP
8 16 (5.95%) Service Delivery
8 16 (5.95%) Software Engineering
9 15 (5.58%) Test Scripting
9 15 (5.58%) User Stories
10 14 (5.20%) Content Management
10 14 (5.20%) Software Architecture
10 14 (5.20%) Software Testing
11 13 (4.83%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 105 (39.03%) C#
2 80 (29.74%) SQL
3 56 (20.82%) JavaScript
4 24 (8.92%) T-SQL
5 20 (7.43%) Java
6 18 (6.69%) PowerShell
7 17 (6.32%) C++
8 5 (1.86%) C
8 5 (1.86%) PHP
8 5 (1.86%) VBA
9 4 (1.49%) Python
10 3 (1.12%) Perl
10 3 (1.12%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.74%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.74%) Ruby
11 2 (0.74%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.37%) X++
12 1 (0.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 77 (28.62%) Degree
2 22 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (3.72%) CCNA
5 8 (2.97%) ISEB
5 8 (2.97%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.60%) MCITP
7 4 (1.49%) MCP
8 3 (1.12%) MCSE
8 3 (1.12%) MCTS
8 3 (1.12%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.12%) PMP
9 2 (0.74%) CCA
9 2 (0.74%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.74%) MCSD
9 2 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.74%) PhD
10 1 (0.37%) CCIE
10 1 (0.37%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.04%) QA
2 11 (4.09%) SLA
3 2 (0.74%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.37%) COBIT
4 1 (0.37%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.37%) WAI
System Software
1 44 (16.36%) Active Directory
2 25 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.46%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.60%) XenApp
5 5 (1.86%) vSphere
5 5 (1.86%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.12%) Corosync
6 3 (1.12%) Shibboleth
6 3 (1.12%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.74%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.74%) XenServer
8 1 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (3.35%) SCCM
2 6 (2.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (1.86%) SCOM
4 4 (1.49%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.12%) Pacemaker
5 3 (1.12%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.74%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.74%) vRealize
7 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.37%) Puppet
7 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 44 (16.36%) VMware
2 42 (15.61%) Oracle
3 22 (8.18%) Citrix
4 21 (7.81%) Cisco
5 20 (7.43%) Google
6 10 (3.72%) TOWER Software
7 8 (2.97%) HP
8 7 (2.60%) EMC
9 6 (2.23%) JD Edwards
9 6 (2.23%) Veeam
10 4 (1.49%) Dell
10 4 (1.49%) NetApp
11 3 (1.12%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.12%) Apple
11 3 (1.12%) Juniper
11 3 (1.12%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.12%) SAP
12 2 (0.74%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.74%) Twitter
12 2 (0.74%) Zend
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40k + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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