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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 19 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 212 185 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.48% 12.37% 15.21%
As % of the Vendors category 38.90% 31.73% 37.70%
Number of salaries quoted 170 154 240
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,300 £25,548
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,750 £55,000
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
545 583 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.23% 39.00% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 399 477 614
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 6 March 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 188 (44.87%) Windows
2 158 (37.71%) SQL Server
3 137 (32.70%) MS Excel
4 134 (31.98%) SQL
5 132 (31.50%) C#
6 123 (29.36%) .NET
7 105 (25.06%) Active Directory
8 86 (20.53%) HTML
9 85 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
9 85 (20.29%) Degree
10 73 (17.42%) VMware
11 68 (16.23%) MS Exchange
12 63 (15.04%) JavaScript
13 61 (14.56%) CSS
14 56 (13.37%) C++
14 56 (13.37%) SharePoint
15 55 (13.13%) MS Office
16 53 (12.65%) ASP.NET
17 52 (12.41%) Computer Science
18 51 (12.17%) Software Engineering
18 51 (12.17%) Visual Studio
18 51 (12.17%) Linux
19 50 (11.93%) Microsoft Certification
20 47 (11.22%) ITIL
21 44 (10.50%) Java
22 43 (10.26%) Citrix
23 41 (9.79%) MVC
24 40 (9.55%) Unit Testing
25 38 (9.07%) SCCM
25 38 (9.07%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 68 (16.23%) MS Exchange
2 56 (13.37%) SharePoint
3 25 (5.97%) IIS
4 22 (5.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 15 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.67%) OpenStack
9 6 (1.43%) CloudStack
9 6 (1.43%) Lync
10 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.72%) Drupal
11 3 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.48%) Apache
12 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.24%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 137 (32.70%) MS Excel
2 55 (13.13%) MS Office
3 15 (3.58%) MS Project
4 3 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.48%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.24%) Simulink
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.72%) Tridion
4 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.73%) Office 365
2 12 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.95%) SaaS
5 3 (0.72%) PaaS
5 3 (0.72%) IaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.68%) Firewall
2 25 (5.97%) Internet
2 25 (5.97%) DNS
3 24 (5.73%) WAN
4 22 (5.25%) TCP/IP
5 20 (4.77%) LAN
6 19 (4.53%) DHCP
7 11 (2.63%) HTTP
8 10 (2.39%) VPN
8 10 (2.39%) SSL
8 10 (2.39%) Network Security
9 9 (2.15%) SAN
10 7 (1.67%) iSCSI
10 7 (1.67%) MPLS
10 7 (1.67%) VLAN
10 7 (1.67%) HTTPS
11 5 (1.19%) Ethernet
11 5 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.95%) Intranet
12 4 (0.95%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (37.71%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (5.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (4.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (2.63%) MySQL
7 9 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.15%) DB2
8 7 (1.67%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.19%) Big Data
11 4 (0.95%) QlikView
11 4 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (12.17%) Visual Studio
2 27 (6.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (4.77%) NUnit
4 18 (4.30%) Selenium
5 14 (3.34%) Rhino Mocks
6 13 (3.10%) Moq
7 11 (2.63%) JIRA
8 10 (2.39%) Jenkins
9 8 (1.91%) SpecFlow
9 8 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (1.19%) QUnit
11 2 (0.48%) Ranorex
11 2 (0.48%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.48%) Subversion
11 2 (0.48%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.48%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.48%) GCC
12 1 (0.24%) dotTrace
12 1 (0.24%) MSTest
12 1 (0.24%) AQtime
General
1 38 (9.07%) Finance
2 21 (5.01%) Electronics
3 18 (4.30%) Manufacturing
4 13 (3.10%) Advertising
5 10 (2.39%) Games
5 10 (2.39%) Back Office
6 9 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.19%) Automotive
8 5 (1.19%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.72%) Banking
9 3 (0.72%) Publishing
10 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.24%) Law
11 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 95 (22.67%) Developer
2 49 (11.69%) Software Engineer
3 41 (9.79%) Analyst
4 34 (8.11%) IT Support
5 33 (7.88%) Consultant
6 31 (7.40%) C# Developer
7 30 (7.16%) Administrator
8 27 (6.44%) Software Developer
9 26 (6.21%) Support Engineer
10 20 (4.77%) .NET Developer
10 20 (4.77%) Test Engineer
11 19 (4.53%) Service Desk Analyst
11 19 (4.53%) Service Analyst
11 19 (4.53%) Systems Administrator
12 18 (4.30%) Graduate
12 18 (4.30%) Software Test Engineer
13 16 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
13 16 (3.82%) Senior Developer
14 15 (3.58%) C# .NET Developer
15 14 (3.34%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (29.36%) .NET
2 86 (20.53%) HTML
3 61 (14.56%) CSS
4 53 (12.65%) ASP.NET
5 36 (8.59%) jQuery
6 30 (7.16%) HTML5
7 27 (6.44%) Web Services
8 22 (5.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (4.53%) XML
9 19 (4.53%) CSS3
10 15 (3.58%) WCF
11 12 (2.86%) .NET Framework
11 12 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (2.39%) MFC
13 8 (1.91%) LAMP
13 8 (1.91%) Ajax
14 7 (1.67%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (1.67%) AngularJS
15 6 (1.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 6 (1.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.41%) Computer Science
2 37 (8.83%) Mathematics
3 31 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.53%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.82%) Internet of Things
6 14 (3.34%) User Experience
7 11 (2.63%) Open Source
8 10 (2.39%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.39%) Cryptography
9 9 (2.15%) Blackberry
9 9 (2.15%) Device Driver
10 7 (1.67%) PKI
10 7 (1.67%) Statistics
11 6 (1.43%) Pocket PC
11 6 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (1.43%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.43%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.19%) GPGPU
12 5 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.19%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 188 (44.87%) Windows
2 51 (12.17%) Linux
3 36 (8.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (8.11%) UNIX
5 33 (7.88%) Windows 7
6 27 (6.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (6.21%) Windows 8
8 18 (4.30%) Android
9 12 (2.86%) Windows XP
10 11 (2.63%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.72%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.48%) CentOS
14 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (12.17%) Software Engineering
3 47 (11.22%) ITIL
4 41 (9.79%) MVC
5 40 (9.55%) Unit Testing
6 30 (7.16%) OO
7 27 (6.44%) Project Management
8 26 (6.21%) Service Delivery
8 26 (6.21%) Waterfall
9 20 (4.77%) Risk Management
9 20 (4.77%) Automated Testing
10 19 (4.53%) Software Testing
10 19 (4.53%) Mentoring
11 18 (4.30%) Software Architecture
12 17 (4.06%) UML
13 16 (3.82%) CRM
14 15 (3.58%) Financial Modelling
14 15 (3.58%) Test Automation
14 15 (3.58%) Line Management
15 14 (3.34%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 134 (31.98%) SQL
2 132 (31.50%) C#
3 63 (15.04%) JavaScript
4 56 (13.37%) C++
5 44 (10.50%) Java
6 33 (7.88%) Python
7 24 (5.73%) PowerShell
8 20 (4.77%) C
9 17 (4.06%) PHP
10 15 (3.58%) VB
11 11 (2.63%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.91%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.67%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.67%) Perl
14 5 (1.19%) Assembly Language
14 5 (1.19%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.95%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.72%) X++
17 2 (0.48%) VBA
17 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 85 (20.29%) Degree
2 50 (11.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (4.06%) MCITP
4 16 (3.82%) MCSE
5 15 (3.58%) MCSA
6 13 (3.10%) PMI Certification
7 12 (2.86%) MCDST
8 11 (2.63%) PMP
9 10 (2.39%) MCP
10 9 (2.15%) ISEB
10 9 (2.15%) ISTQB
10 9 (2.15%) Security Cleared
10 9 (2.15%) VCP4
11 7 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.67%) CCNA
12 5 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.19%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.19%) NCDA
12 5 (1.19%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.11%) SLA
2 26 (6.21%) QA
3 7 (1.67%) ISO 9000
4 5 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) HL7
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 105 (25.06%) Active Directory
2 36 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (7.64%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.43%) vSphere
5 6 (1.43%) Firmware
6 4 (0.95%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.72%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.72%) XenApp
8 2 (0.48%) NFS
8 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.24%) XenServer
9 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (9.07%) SCCM
2 20 (4.77%) SCOM
3 15 (3.58%) SCVMM
4 7 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (1.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (1.19%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.72%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.48%) Nagios
9 1 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.24%) WSUS
9 1 (0.24%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.24%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 73 (17.42%) VMware
2 43 (10.26%) Citrix
3 27 (6.44%) Cisco
4 20 (4.77%) Oracle
5 17 (4.06%) HP
6 14 (3.34%) Symantec
7 11 (2.63%) TOWER Software
8 9 (2.15%) Sitecore
8 9 (2.15%) NetApp
9 7 (1.67%) Dell
10 6 (1.43%) EMC
10 6 (1.43%) SAP
10 6 (1.43%) Apple
11 5 (1.19%) Juniper
11 5 (1.19%) IBM
11 5 (1.19%) Imperva
11 5 (1.19%) 3PAR
11 5 (1.19%) WatchGuard
11 5 (1.19%) F5
11 5 (1.19%) LogRhythm
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum, Benefits BUPA, pension + multiple perks
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Strong Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: From £0 to £60,000 per annum to £50k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40 - £50 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 26k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £28000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + pension, healthcare and much more
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Biovia
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 16 days ago