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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 19 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 147 133 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.42% 8.68% 14.89%
As % of the Vendors category 43.11% 24.40% 39.00%
Number of salaries quoted 123 99 196
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +15.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,840 £27,500 £23,646
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%

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
341 545 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.80% 35.57% 38.20%
Number of salaries quoted 273 393 442
Median salary £40,000 £44,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.60% +10.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,804
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +2.40%

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 23 February 2017.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 132 (46.32%) Windows
2 127 (44.56%) MS Excel
3 76 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 76 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 75 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 73 (25.61%) C#
5 73 (25.61%) VMware
6 64 (22.46%) Degree
7 60 (21.05%) .NET
8 59 (20.70%) SQL
9 58 (20.35%) Microsoft Azure
10 57 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (19.30%) Finance
12 52 (18.25%) Software Engineering
13 51 (17.89%) Linux
14 50 (17.54%) ASP.NET
15 48 (16.84%) MS Exchange
16 45 (15.79%) MVC
17 43 (15.09%) Cisco
18 42 (14.74%) Microsoft Certification
18 42 (14.74%) ASP.NET MVC
19 41 (14.39%) HTML
19 41 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
20 40 (14.04%) MS Office
20 40 (14.04%) ITIL
20 40 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
21 38 (13.33%) Web Services
22 35 (12.28%) Firewall
23 33 (11.58%) CSS
24 31 (10.88%) C++

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 48 (16.84%) MS Exchange
2 24 (8.42%) SharePoint
3 14 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (3.86%) Moodle
5 10 (3.51%) Skype for Business
6 7 (2.46%) IIS
7 5 (1.75%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.75%) WordPress
8 4 (1.40%) Apache
9 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.70%) Drupal
10 2 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.70%) nginx
10 2 (0.70%) SAS
11 1 (0.35%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.35%) Confluence
11 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 127 (44.56%) MS Excel
2 40 (14.04%) MS Office
3 17 (5.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.81%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.75%) Camtasia
5 5 (1.75%) Snagit
6 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.46%) SAP BPC
2 7 (2.46%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.70%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.35%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 58 (20.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (8.07%) Office 365
4 9 (3.16%) GitHub
4 9 (3.16%) SaaS
5 7 (2.46%) PaaS
6 5 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.35%) IaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.28%) Firewall
2 28 (9.82%) DNS
3 23 (8.07%) SAN
4 19 (6.67%) DHCP
5 16 (5.61%) LAN
6 14 (4.91%) TCP/IP
7 13 (4.56%) Wireless
8 9 (3.16%) Ethernet
8 9 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (2.81%) VPN
10 7 (2.46%) Unified Communications
11 6 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (2.11%) Skype
12 5 (1.75%) LDAP
12 5 (1.75%) WAN
13 4 (1.40%) Internet
13 4 (1.40%) NAS
13 4 (1.40%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (1.40%) VLAN
14 3 (1.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.46%) SAP BW
6 7 (2.46%) SAP HANA
7 6 (2.11%) MySQL
8 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.40%) Big Data
10 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.05%) Power BI
10 3 (1.05%) QlikView
11 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.70%) MS Access
11 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.35%) GIS
12 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 26 (9.12%) Visual Studio
2 21 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (5.61%) NUnit
4 15 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 15 (5.26%) TeamCity
5 14 (4.91%) Jenkins
6 12 (4.21%) Moq
7 10 (3.51%) Subversion
8 9 (3.16%) Selenium
9 8 (2.81%) NCrunch
9 8 (2.81%) ReSharper
10 7 (2.46%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (2.11%) MSBuild
11 6 (2.11%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.40%) JIRA
12 4 (1.40%) Rhino Mocks
13 3 (1.05%) MSTest
13 3 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (0.70%) Buildbot
15 1 (0.35%) Ranorex
General
1 55 (19.30%) Finance
2 11 (3.86%) Banking
3 6 (2.11%) Legal
3 6 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.75%) Multimedia
5 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.05%) Advertising
6 3 (1.05%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.05%) Electronics
6 3 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.35%) Automotive
7 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.35%) Local Government
7 1 (0.35%) Marketing
7 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (27.02%) Developer
2 34 (11.93%) C# Developer
3 33 (11.58%) Software Engineer
4 27 (9.47%) Support Engineer
5 25 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (8.07%) IT Support
7 22 (7.72%) Analyst
8 18 (6.32%) C++ Software Engineer
9 16 (5.61%) Programmer
9 16 (5.61%) Senior Software Engineer
9 16 (5.61%) Windows Engineer
10 15 (5.26%) C# Programmer
10 15 (5.26%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 14 (4.91%) .NET Developer
11 14 (4.91%) IT Engineer
12 13 (4.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 13 (4.56%) C# .NET Developer
12 13 (4.56%) Support Analyst
13 12 (4.21%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (4.21%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (21.05%) .NET
2 50 (17.54%) ASP.NET
3 42 (14.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 41 (14.39%) HTML
5 38 (13.33%) Web Services
6 33 (11.58%) CSS
7 31 (10.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 28 (9.82%) WCF
9 23 (8.07%) HTML5
9 23 (8.07%) jQuery
10 20 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 14 (4.91%) AngularJS
11 14 (4.91%) Razor View Engine
11 14 (4.91%) SignalR
11 14 (4.91%) WF
12 13 (4.56%) CSS3
12 13 (4.56%) XML
13 12 (4.21%) .NET Framework
13 12 (4.21%) Ajax
14 8 (2.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
1 25 (8.77%) Computer Science
2 14 (4.91%) NHS
3 12 (4.21%) e-Learning
4 8 (2.81%) Driving Licence
4 8 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.46%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.46%) Device Driver
6 6 (2.11%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.11%) iPhone
6 6 (2.11%) Learning Management System
6 6 (2.11%) VLE
7 5 (1.75%) PDA
8 4 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.40%) Replication
8 4 (1.40%) User Experience
9 3 (1.05%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 132 (46.32%) Windows
2 76 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 51 (17.89%) Linux
4 41 (14.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (5.61%) Windows 10
7 14 (4.91%) Unix
7 14 (4.91%) Windows 7
8 10 (3.51%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.46%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.11%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.11%) Solaris
10 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.05%) Android
11 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.05%) Fedora
11 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.70%) CentOS
12 2 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (18.25%) Software Engineering
3 45 (15.79%) MVC
4 40 (14.04%) ITIL
5 26 (9.12%) Workflow
6 23 (8.07%) TDD
7 20 (7.02%) Mathematics
8 19 (6.67%) Unit Testing
9 17 (5.96%) OO
10 15 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (4.91%) Business Analysis
11 14 (4.91%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (4.91%) Service Delivery
12 13 (4.56%) Regression Testing
12 13 (4.56%) Scrum
13 12 (4.21%) Coaching
13 12 (4.21%) Release Management
13 12 (4.21%) Waterfall
14 11 (3.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 73 (25.61%) C#
2 59 (20.70%) SQL
3 31 (10.88%) C++
4 28 (9.82%) JavaScript
5 27 (9.47%) Python
6 19 (6.67%) Java
7 18 (6.32%) PowerShell
8 17 (5.96%) C
9 14 (4.91%) PHP
10 6 (2.11%) Ruby
11 5 (1.75%) Embedded C
11 5 (1.75%) Embedded C++
11 5 (1.75%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.40%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.70%) Perl
14 2 (0.70%) VB
15 1 (0.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 64 (22.46%) Degree
2 42 (14.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (8.07%) MCSE
4 13 (4.56%) MCITP
5 12 (4.21%) MCSA
6 11 (3.86%) CCNA
6 11 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (2.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (2.11%) MCP
9 6 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.05%) CCA
11 3 (1.05%) CCNP
11 3 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.05%) LPIC
11 3 (1.05%) RHCE
11 3 (1.05%) RHCSA
11 3 (1.05%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.51%) SLA
2 3 (1.05%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.05%) QA
3 2 (0.70%) GCP
3 2 (0.70%) GLP
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 76 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 40 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (8.77%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.26%) vSphere
5 7 (2.46%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (2.46%) XenApp
6 6 (2.11%) Virtual Desktop
6 6 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.75%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.05%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.70%) NFS
9 2 (0.70%) Samba
9 2 (0.70%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.70%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.35%) Firmware
10 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (8.42%) SCCM
2 11 (3.86%) SCOM
3 6 (2.11%) SCVMM
3 6 (2.11%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.05%) Puppet
7 2 (0.70%) Kibana
7 2 (0.70%) logstash
7 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.35%) Nessus
8 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 73 (25.61%) VMware
2 43 (15.09%) Cisco
3 24 (8.42%) Citrix
3 24 (8.42%) HP
4 18 (6.32%) Dell
5 12 (4.21%) EMC
6 10 (3.51%) SAP
7 9 (3.16%) Oracle
8 8 (2.81%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.81%) RedGate
9 7 (2.46%) Sitecore
10 6 (2.11%) Blackboard
10 6 (2.11%) IBM
10 6 (2.11%) NetApp
10 6 (2.11%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.75%) Veeam
12 4 (1.40%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.40%) Pegasus
13 3 (1.05%) Intel
13 3 (1.05%) JD Edwards
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