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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 20 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 187 243 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.58% 13.40% 15.00%
As % of the Vendors category 33.51% 33.29% 35.59%
Number of salaries quoted 164 208 261
Average salary £40,000 £39,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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
558 730 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.55% 40.24% 42.14%
Number of salaries quoted 448 569 681
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 May 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 190 (43.28%) Windows
2 180 (41.00%) SQL Server
3 158 (35.99%) SQL
4 150 (34.17%) MS Excel
5 144 (32.80%) C#
6 133 (30.30%) .NET
7 106 (24.15%) HTML
7 106 (24.15%) Degree
8 104 (23.69%) Agile Software Development
8 104 (23.69%) Active Directory
9 82 (18.68%) JavaScript
10 72 (16.40%) ASP.NET
11 70 (15.95%) VMware
12 66 (15.03%) CSS
13 65 (14.81%) Software Engineering
14 64 (14.58%) Computer Science
15 61 (13.90%) C++
16 58 (13.21%) MS Office
16 58 (13.21%) MS Exchange
17 57 (12.98%) SharePoint
17 57 (12.98%) ITIL
18 54 (12.30%) jQuery
19 53 (12.07%) Java
20 52 (11.85%) Linux
20 52 (11.85%) Microsoft Certification
21 48 (10.93%) MVC
21 48 (10.93%) Finance
22 47 (10.71%) Visual Studio
23 46 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
24 44 (10.02%) SCCM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 58 (13.21%) MS Exchange
2 57 (12.98%) SharePoint
3 27 (6.15%) IIS
4 25 (5.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (2.73%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (1.82%) Lync
7 5 (1.14%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.91%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.68%) Drupal
9 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.68%) Node.js
10 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.46%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.46%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.46%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 150 (34.17%) MS Excel
2 58 (13.21%) MS Office
3 15 (3.42%) MS Project
4 5 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.46%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.46%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (2.51%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.91%) Tridion
5 2 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.69%) Office 365
2 13 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.91%) SaaS
5 3 (0.68%) PaaS
5 3 (0.68%) IaaS
5 3 (0.68%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.46%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.06%) Firewall
2 28 (6.38%) DNS
3 22 (5.01%) DHCP
3 22 (5.01%) TCP/IP
4 21 (4.78%) Internet
5 20 (4.56%) WAN
6 16 (3.64%) LAN
7 12 (2.73%) VPN
7 12 (2.73%) HTTP
8 11 (2.51%) SSL
9 9 (2.05%) Network Security
10 8 (1.82%) SAN
10 8 (1.82%) HTTPS
11 7 (1.59%) MPLS
12 6 (1.37%) VLAN
13 5 (1.14%) iSCSI
13 5 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.14%) Ethernet
14 4 (0.91%) LDAP
15 3 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (41.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (4.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (2.28%) MySQL
6 8 (1.82%) DB2
7 7 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.59%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.14%) OLAP
9 5 (1.14%) Big Data
9 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.91%) FileMaker
10 4 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.46%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 47 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 33 (7.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (6.83%) NUnit
4 19 (4.33%) Selenium
5 15 (3.42%) Moq
6 14 (3.19%) Jenkins
6 14 (3.19%) Rhino Mocks
7 12 (2.73%) SpecFlow
7 12 (2.73%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (2.51%) JIRA
9 5 (1.14%) Xcode
10 4 (0.91%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.68%) Subversion
11 3 (0.68%) QUnit
11 3 (0.68%) Ranorex
12 2 (0.46%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.46%) GCC
12 2 (0.46%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.46%) Bugzilla
General
1 48 (10.93%) Finance
2 20 (4.56%) Electronics
3 15 (3.42%) Back Office
4 11 (2.51%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.28%) Games
6 7 (1.59%) Automotive
7 6 (1.37%) Advertising
7 6 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.14%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.14%) Marketing
9 4 (0.91%) Banking
9 4 (0.91%) Front Office
9 4 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.68%) Publishing
11 2 (0.46%) Billing
11 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 112 (25.51%) Developer
2 53 (12.07%) Software Engineer
3 41 (9.34%) Analyst
4 39 (8.88%) Software Developer
5 34 (7.74%) C# Developer
6 33 (7.52%) Administrator
7 32 (7.29%) IT Support
8 30 (6.83%) Consultant
9 22 (5.01%) Senior Developer
10 21 (4.78%) Systems Administrator
11 20 (4.56%) .NET Developer
12 19 (4.33%) Project Manager
13 18 (4.10%) Support Engineer
14 17 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
15 15 (3.42%) Graduate
16 14 (3.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 13 (2.96%) Help Desk Support
18 12 (2.73%) Test Engineer
18 12 (2.73%) Service Desk Analyst
18 12 (2.73%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (30.30%) .NET
2 106 (24.15%) HTML
3 72 (16.40%) ASP.NET
4 66 (15.03%) CSS
5 54 (12.30%) jQuery
6 33 (7.52%) HTML5
7 29 (6.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (5.92%) MFC
9 23 (5.24%) Web Services
10 20 (4.56%) XML
11 18 (4.10%) CSS3
12 15 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (3.42%) WPF
13 13 (2.96%) WCF
14 11 (2.51%) .NET Framework
15 8 (1.82%) Ajax
15 8 (1.82%) Entity Framework
15 8 (1.82%) LAMP
15 8 (1.82%) SOAP
16 7 (1.59%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 64 (14.58%) Computer Science
2 46 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (7.97%) Mathematics
4 30 (6.83%) Management Information System
5 21 (4.78%) Pocket PC
6 19 (4.33%) Client/Server
7 17 (3.87%) Statistics
8 16 (3.64%) Internet of Things
8 16 (3.64%) User Experience
9 15 (3.42%) Algorithms
10 13 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (2.51%) Blackberry
12 9 (2.05%) Open Source
13 8 (1.82%) Device Driver
14 5 (1.14%) 3D Graphics
14 5 (1.14%) Clustering
14 5 (1.14%) GPGPU
14 5 (1.14%) PKI
15 4 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
15 4 (0.91%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 190 (43.28%) Windows
2 52 (11.85%) Linux
3 39 (8.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (7.52%) Android
5 31 (7.06%) Windows 7
6 28 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (5.92%) Apple iOS
8 25 (5.69%) UNIX
9 24 (5.47%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.37%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.68%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.46%) Debian
14 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (23.69%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (14.81%) Software Engineering
3 57 (12.98%) ITIL
4 48 (10.93%) MVC
5 43 (9.79%) Unit Testing
6 41 (9.34%) Project Management
7 34 (7.74%) OO
8 31 (7.06%) Waterfall
9 27 (6.15%) Risk Management
10 26 (5.92%) Service Delivery
11 25 (5.69%) CRM
11 25 (5.69%) User Stories
11 25 (5.69%) Mentoring
12 24 (5.47%) Financial Modelling
13 20 (4.56%) Software Architecture
14 18 (4.10%) Line Management
15 16 (3.64%) Test Automation
16 13 (2.96%) Disaster Recovery
17 12 (2.73%) DSDM
18 11 (2.51%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 158 (35.99%) SQL
2 144 (32.80%) C#
3 82 (18.68%) JavaScript
4 61 (13.90%) C++
5 53 (12.07%) Java
6 28 (6.38%) PowerShell
7 26 (5.92%) Objective-C
8 22 (5.01%) Python
9 17 (3.87%) VB
10 15 (3.42%) C
11 14 (3.19%) PHP
12 13 (2.96%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.14%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.14%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.14%) Assembly Language
13 5 (1.14%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.14%) AppleScript
13 5 (1.14%) Apple Swift
14 4 (0.91%) Perl
15 3 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 106 (24.15%) Degree
2 52 (11.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (5.92%) MCP
4 17 (3.87%) MCITP
5 15 (3.42%) MCSE
6 13 (2.96%) MCSA
6 13 (2.96%) PMI Certification
7 11 (2.51%) PMP
7 11 (2.51%) ISTQB
7 11 (2.51%) MCDST
8 10 (2.28%) Security Cleared
9 9 (2.05%) ISEB
10 8 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.82%) CCNA
11 6 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.91%) MCTS
12 4 (0.91%) JNCIA
12 4 (0.91%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.68%) APMP
14 2 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.97%) SLA
2 34 (7.74%) QA
3 6 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.68%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 104 (23.69%) Active Directory
2 32 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (7.06%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.59%) vSphere
5 5 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.91%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.91%) Firmware
6 4 (0.91%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.46%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.23%) XenApp
8 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (10.02%) SCCM
2 22 (5.01%) SCOM
3 17 (3.87%) SCVMM
4 6 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.14%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.14%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.46%) Nagios
7 1 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.23%) WSUS
7 1 (0.23%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 70 (15.95%) VMware
2 39 (8.88%) Citrix
3 25 (5.69%) Cisco
4 20 (4.56%) TOWER Software
5 18 (4.10%) Oracle
5 18 (4.10%) HP
6 14 (3.19%) Symantec
6 14 (3.19%) Sitecore
7 8 (1.82%) Dell
8 7 (1.59%) LogRhythm
8 7 (1.59%) Rackspace
9 6 (1.37%) Xamarin
9 6 (1.37%) SAP
10 5 (1.14%) Juniper
10 5 (1.14%) NetApp
10 5 (1.14%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.14%) Apple
10 5 (1.14%) WatchGuard
10 5 (1.14%) Imperva
10 5 (1.14%) 3PAR
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