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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 17 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 224 164 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.96% 11.12% 14.62%
As % of the Vendors category 38.55% 29.76% 38.28%
Number of salaries quoted 192 133 235
Average salary £34,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.21% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,325 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 £55,000 £54,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
581 551 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.60% 37.36% 38.19%
Number of salaries quoted 435 437 558
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 223 (47.25%) Windows
2 156 (33.05%) MS Excel
3 138 (29.24%) C#
4 128 (27.12%) SQL
5 127 (26.91%) SQL Server
6 125 (26.48%) Active Directory
7 123 (26.06%) .NET
8 97 (20.55%) Degree
9 89 (18.86%) MS Office
10 80 (16.95%) VMware
11 79 (16.74%) Agile Software Development
12 76 (16.10%) Linux
13 74 (15.68%) MS Exchange
14 66 (13.98%) SharePoint
14 66 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
15 62 (13.14%) ITIL
15 62 (13.14%) Citrix
16 55 (11.65%) Computer Science
17 53 (11.23%) ASP.NET
18 51 (10.81%) Java
18 51 (10.81%) Software Engineering
19 50 (10.59%) Oracle
19 50 (10.59%) SCCM
20 48 (10.17%) HTML
21 47 (9.96%) Hyper-V
22 45 (9.53%) C++
23 41 (8.69%) Python
24 39 (8.26%) Visual Studio
24 39 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
25 38 (8.05%) JavaScript

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 74 (15.68%) MS Exchange
2 66 (13.98%) SharePoint
3 19 (4.03%) Apache
4 18 (3.81%) IIS
5 13 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (2.54%) Lync
7 11 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.91%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.91%) CloudStack
9 6 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.64%) Drupal
13 2 (0.42%) MS Project Server
14 1 (0.21%) DNN
14 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 156 (33.05%) MS Excel
2 89 (18.86%) MS Office
3 9 (1.91%) MS Project
4 6 (1.27%) Simulink
5 5 (1.06%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.42%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (5.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (3.18%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.36%) Office 365
2 20 (4.24%) SaaS
3 11 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.12%) PaaS
4 10 (2.12%) IaaS
5 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.72%) DNS
2 26 (5.51%) LAN
2 26 (5.51%) WAN
3 23 (4.87%) Internet
4 22 (4.66%) DHCP
5 21 (4.45%) Firewall
5 21 (4.45%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.91%) HTTP
6 9 (1.91%) VoIP
7 8 (1.69%) SAN
7 8 (1.69%) Intranet
8 7 (1.48%) Network Security
8 7 (1.48%) VPN
9 5 (1.06%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.85%) SSL
10 4 (0.85%) LDAP
10 4 (0.85%) iSCSI
10 4 (0.85%) VLAN
11 3 (0.64%) NAS
11 3 (0.64%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (26.91%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (3.81%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (2.12%) MySQL
7 10 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.91%) DB2
9 8 (1.69%) Big Data
10 7 (1.48%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.06%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.06%) OLAP
11 5 (1.06%) QlikView
12 4 (0.85%) Oracle OLAP
12 4 (0.85%) MS Access
12 4 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (8.26%) Visual Studio
2 24 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (3.60%) Selenium
4 13 (2.75%) NUnit
5 10 (2.12%) Rhino Mocks
6 9 (1.91%) Moq
7 7 (1.48%) JIRA
8 6 (1.27%) QUnit
9 3 (0.64%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.64%) JUnit
9 3 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (0.64%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.42%) Hudson
10 2 (0.42%) Subversion
11 1 (0.21%) MorphX
11 1 (0.21%) JMeter
11 1 (0.21%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.21%) Selenium IDE
General
1 32 (6.78%) Finance
2 18 (3.81%) Manufacturing
3 17 (3.60%) Electronics
4 16 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
5 15 (3.18%) Advertising
6 13 (2.75%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.69%) Back Office
7 8 (1.69%) Publishing
8 6 (1.27%) Games
9 4 (0.85%) Military
9 4 (0.85%) Banking
9 4 (0.85%) Automotive
10 3 (0.64%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 98 (20.76%) Developer
2 58 (12.29%) Analyst
3 46 (9.75%) Administrator
4 43 (9.11%) Consultant
5 41 (8.69%) Support Engineer
6 37 (7.84%) Software Engineer
7 34 (7.20%) Systems Administrator
7 34 (7.20%) IT Support
8 28 (5.93%) Service Analyst
8 28 (5.93%) Service Desk Analyst
9 24 (5.08%) C# Developer
9 24 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
9 24 (5.08%) Software Developer
10 20 (4.24%) Senior Developer
11 18 (3.81%) .NET Developer
11 18 (3.81%) C# .NET Developer
12 16 (3.39%) Test Engineer
12 16 (3.39%) Support Technician
12 16 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
13 15 (3.18%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (26.06%) .NET
2 53 (11.23%) ASP.NET
3 48 (10.17%) HTML
4 34 (7.20%) CSS
5 28 (5.93%) Web Services
6 27 (5.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (5.30%) HTML5
8 20 (4.24%) jQuery
9 18 (3.81%) XML
10 17 (3.60%) WCF
11 13 (2.75%) .NET Framework
12 12 (2.54%) CSS3
13 11 (2.33%) WPF
14 10 (2.12%) AngularJS
15 9 (1.91%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (1.48%) KnockoutJS
17 6 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 6 (1.27%) Razor View Engine
17 6 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC 2
17 6 (1.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.65%) Computer Science
2 36 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (6.99%) Mathematics
4 18 (3.81%) PKI
4 18 (3.81%) Open Source
5 17 (3.60%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.39%) Cryptography
7 13 (2.75%) User Experience
8 9 (1.91%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (1.91%) Internet of Things
9 8 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.69%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.27%) Device Driver
10 6 (1.27%) Replication
10 6 (1.27%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.85%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.85%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.64%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (0.64%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 223 (47.25%) Windows
2 76 (16.10%) Linux
3 38 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (8.05%) Windows 7
4 33 (6.99%) UNIX
4 33 (6.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (3.60%) Windows 8
6 16 (3.39%) Windows XP
7 15 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (2.97%) CentOS
9 13 (2.75%) Android
10 10 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (2.12%) Apple iOS
10 10 (2.12%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.21%) Debian
12 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (16.74%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (13.14%) ITIL
3 51 (10.81%) Software Engineering
4 38 (8.05%) MVC
5 33 (6.99%) CRM
6 27 (5.72%) Unit Testing
7 26 (5.51%) Service Delivery
7 26 (5.51%) Software Testing
8 24 (5.08%) Project Management
9 23 (4.87%) Automated Testing
10 18 (3.81%) Migration
10 18 (3.81%) OO
11 17 (3.60%) ERP
11 17 (3.60%) Software Architecture
11 17 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (3.18%) Line Management
12 15 (3.18%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (3.18%) TDD
12 15 (3.18%) Asset Management
12 15 (3.18%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 138 (29.24%) C#
2 128 (27.12%) SQL
3 51 (10.81%) Java
4 45 (9.53%) C++
5 41 (8.69%) Python
6 38 (8.05%) JavaScript
7 30 (6.36%) T-SQL
8 22 (4.66%) C
9 17 (3.60%) PowerShell
10 15 (3.18%) Perl
11 13 (2.75%) PHP
12 12 (2.54%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.69%) VB
14 6 (1.27%) MATLAB
15 5 (1.06%) VBA
16 4 (0.85%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.85%) Scala
17 3 (0.64%) Assembly Language
17 3 (0.64%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.42%) X++
Qualifications
1 97 (20.55%) Degree
2 66 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (4.66%) MCSE
3 22 (4.66%) MCITP
4 19 (4.03%) NCDA
5 15 (3.18%) MCSA
6 14 (2.97%) RHCE
6 14 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (2.97%) NCIE
6 14 (2.97%) Security Cleared
7 10 (2.12%) MCP
7 10 (2.12%) MCTS
7 10 (2.12%) A+ Certification
7 10 (2.12%) ISEB
8 9 (1.91%) OCP
8 9 (1.91%) Oracle Certification
8 9 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.48%) PMI Certification
10 6 (1.27%) MCDST
10 6 (1.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.99%) SLA
2 20 (4.24%) QA
3 9 (1.91%) ISO 9000
4 4 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.64%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (0.64%) GAMP
5 3 (0.64%) GCP
5 3 (0.64%) GMP
6 2 (0.42%) HL7
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 125 (26.48%) Active Directory
2 47 (9.96%) Hyper-V
3 39 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (2.75%) VMware ESX
5 11 (2.33%) vSphere
6 9 (1.91%) XenApp
6 9 (1.91%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (1.69%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.85%) Firmware
9 2 (0.42%) NFS
9 2 (0.42%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.21%) XenServer
10 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 50 (10.59%) SCCM
2 22 (4.66%) SCOM
3 11 (2.33%) SCVMM
4 9 (1.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (1.91%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (0.85%) SCOrch
5 4 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.64%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.42%) Nagios
8 1 (0.21%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 80 (16.95%) VMware
2 62 (13.14%) Citrix
3 50 (10.59%) Oracle
4 35 (7.42%) NetApp
5 24 (5.08%) HP
6 22 (4.66%) Cisco
7 20 (4.24%) SAP
8 18 (3.81%) Dell
8 18 (3.81%) Red Hat
9 16 (3.39%) Apple
10 14 (2.97%) EMC
11 10 (2.12%) Red Gate
12 6 (1.27%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.27%) MathWorks
13 5 (1.06%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.06%) Veeam
14 4 (0.85%) TOWER Software
14 4 (0.85%) Symantec
14 4 (0.85%) Remedy
14 4 (0.85%) Nokia
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