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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 21 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 121 159 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.05% 11.39% 13.15%
As % of the Vendors category 33.61% 29.89% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 118 138 202
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,025 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +2.66%
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
360 532 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.90% 38.11% 36.60%
Number of salaries quoted 299 432 523
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 25 August 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 105 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 103 (38.87%) .NET
3 93 (35.09%) C#
4 86 (32.45%) Windows
5 82 (30.94%) SQL
6 73 (27.55%) VMware
7 67 (25.28%) Active Directory
7 67 (25.28%) Degree
8 62 (23.40%) Windows Server
9 61 (23.02%) MS Excel
10 48 (18.11%) Finance
11 47 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
12 46 (17.36%) VMware Infrastructure
13 41 (15.47%) Computer Science
14 39 (14.72%) Microsoft Azure
14 39 (14.72%) Firewall
15 35 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
16 33 (12.45%) ASP.NET
17 32 (12.08%) Linux
18 31 (11.70%) MS Exchange
18 31 (11.70%) HTML
18 31 (11.70%) MVC
18 31 (11.70%) Unit Testing
19 30 (11.32%) Test Automation
19 30 (11.32%) JavaScript
19 30 (11.32%) SAN
19 30 (11.32%) DNS
20 29 (10.94%) Cisco
20 29 (10.94%) TCP/IP
21 28 (10.57%) IIS

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 31 (11.70%) MS Exchange
2 28 (10.57%) IIS
3 11 (4.15%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.89%) CMS
4 5 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.89%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.51%) Apache
5 4 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.75%) WordPress
8 1 (0.38%) GroupWise
Applications
1 61 (23.02%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.17%) MS Office
3 3 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (2.64%) Dynamics GP
2 6 (2.26%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.89%) SDL Web 8
4 4 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.75%) Magento
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (9.06%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (5.66%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (5.66%) Office 365
4 4 (1.51%) GitHub
5 2 (0.75%) SaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (14.72%) Firewall
2 30 (11.32%) DNS
2 30 (11.32%) SAN
3 29 (10.94%) TCP/IP
4 19 (7.17%) LAN
5 18 (6.79%) VPN
6 17 (6.42%) DHCP
7 14 (5.28%) WAN
8 10 (3.77%) Internet
9 7 (2.64%) VLAN
10 4 (1.51%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (1.13%) HTTP
11 3 (1.13%) NAS
11 3 (1.13%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.13%) Wireless
12 2 (0.75%) Intranet
13 1 (0.38%) ADSL
13 1 (0.38%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.66%) Big Data
3 10 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.40%) MySQL
5 7 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.89%) OLAP
6 5 (1.89%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.75%) DB2
8 2 (0.75%) MS Access
8 2 (0.75%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.75%) Redis
8 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.38%) QlikView
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (9.06%) NUnit
2 21 (7.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (7.55%) Visual Studio
4 14 (5.28%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (4.53%) Selenium
6 9 (3.40%) JIRA
7 8 (3.02%) Ranorex
8 7 (2.64%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.89%) Git (software)
9 5 (1.89%) Hudson
9 5 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.13%) PhantomJS
11 2 (0.75%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.75%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.75%) gulp
11 2 (0.75%) Moq
11 2 (0.75%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.75%) QUnit
11 2 (0.75%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.75%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (18.11%) Finance
2 15 (5.66%) Financial Institution
3 14 (5.28%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.89%) Banking
6 4 (1.51%) Retail
7 3 (1.13%) Back Office
7 3 (1.13%) Law
8 2 (0.75%) Front Office
8 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) French Language
9 1 (0.38%) German Language
9 1 (0.38%) Military
9 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 81 (30.57%) Developer
2 47 (17.74%) C# Developer
3 43 (16.23%) .NET Developer
4 32 (12.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (7.92%) Administrator
5 21 (7.92%) Systems Administrator
6 20 (7.55%) Consultant
6 20 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (7.55%) IT Engineer
6 20 (7.55%) Windows Engineer
7 19 (7.17%) Analyst
8 16 (6.04%) Applications Support
8 16 (6.04%) VMware Engineer
9 15 (5.66%) Senior Developer
9 15 (5.66%) Support Engineer
10 13 (4.91%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (4.53%) Java Developer
11 12 (4.53%) Software Developer
12 11 (4.15%) Senior .NET Developer
12 11 (4.15%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (38.87%) .NET
2 33 (12.45%) ASP.NET
3 31 (11.70%) HTML
4 26 (9.81%) CSS
5 22 (8.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (8.30%) jQuery
6 18 (6.79%) .NET Framework
7 16 (6.04%) AngularJS
7 16 (6.04%) HTML5
8 15 (5.66%) XML
9 14 (5.28%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (4.53%) Web Services
11 11 (4.15%) Entity Framework
12 10 (3.77%) JSON
12 10 (3.77%) WPF
13 9 (3.40%) CSS3
14 7 (2.64%) Razor View Engine
14 7 (2.64%) REST
14 7 (2.64%) WCF
15 5 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.47%) Computer Science
2 22 (8.30%) Mathematics
3 18 (6.79%) Driving Licence
4 17 (6.42%) iPad
5 14 (5.28%) Algorithms
6 13 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (4.53%) Statistics
8 10 (3.77%) Data Centre
9 7 (2.64%) Replication
10 5 (1.89%) Telematics
11 4 (1.51%) EMC VNX
11 4 (1.51%) HP Storage
12 3 (1.13%) Clustering
12 3 (1.13%) Cryptography
12 3 (1.13%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.13%) Visualisation
13 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.75%) Data Extraction
13 2 (0.75%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 86 (32.45%) Windows
2 62 (23.40%) Windows Server
3 32 (12.08%) Linux
4 17 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.53%) Unix
7 11 (4.15%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.26%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.13%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.13%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.38%) Android
11 1 (0.38%) CentOS
11 1 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (11.70%) MVC
2 31 (11.70%) Unit Testing
3 30 (11.32%) Test Automation
4 28 (10.57%) ITIL
5 23 (8.68%) DevOps
6 18 (6.79%) Scrum
6 18 (6.79%) User Stories
7 17 (6.42%) Software Engineering
8 16 (6.04%) CRM
9 14 (5.28%) Financial Modelling
10 13 (4.91%) OO
10 13 (4.91%) SDLC
10 13 (4.91%) Service Delivery
10 13 (4.91%) Time Management
11 12 (4.53%) Automated Testing
12 11 (4.15%) Performance Testing
12 11 (4.15%) Software Architecture
13 10 (3.77%) Software Testing
13 10 (3.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 93 (35.09%) C#
2 82 (30.94%) SQL
3 30 (11.32%) JavaScript
4 25 (9.43%) Java
4 25 (9.43%) PowerShell
5 18 (6.79%) T-SQL
6 17 (6.42%) C++
7 6 (2.26%) PHP
8 5 (1.89%) VBA
9 4 (1.51%) Python
10 3 (1.13%) C
10 3 (1.13%) Perl
11 2 (0.75%) Ruby
11 2 (0.75%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 67 (25.28%) Degree
2 35 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.77%) CCNA
3 10 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (3.40%) MCITP
5 8 (3.02%) ISEB
5 8 (3.02%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.26%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.26%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.89%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.89%) MCSE
8 4 (1.51%) MCP
9 3 (1.13%) CCA
9 3 (1.13%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.13%) MCTS
10 2 (0.75%) MCSA
10 2 (0.75%) MCSD
11 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.38%) MOS
11 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.81%) QA
2 10 (3.77%) SLA
3 2 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.75%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.75%) SDET
System Software
1 67 (25.28%) Active Directory
2 46 (17.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.68%) Hyper-V
4 19 (7.17%) vSphere
5 7 (2.64%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (2.26%) XenApp
6 6 (2.26%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.13%) Corosync
7 3 (1.13%) Shibboleth
8 2 (0.75%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.75%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.75%) XenServer
9 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.38%) Docker
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (5.66%) SCCM
2 12 (4.53%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (3.77%) SCOM
4 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (2.26%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.51%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.13%) Pacemaker
7 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.38%) Puppet
8 1 (0.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 73 (27.55%) VMware
2 29 (10.94%) Cisco
3 21 (7.92%) Citrix
4 20 (7.55%) Oracle
5 16 (6.04%) EMC
5 16 (6.04%) Google
6 11 (4.15%) NetApp
7 10 (3.77%) HP
8 9 (3.40%) TOWER Software
8 9 (3.40%) Veeam
9 4 (1.51%) 3PAR
9 4 (1.51%) Dell
9 4 (1.51%) Juniper
9 4 (1.51%) Sage
10 3 (1.13%) Apple
10 3 (1.13%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.13%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.75%) F5
11 2 (0.75%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.75%) SAP
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