The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cambridgeshire region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 335 475 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.68% 19.97% 16.73%
As % of the Vendors category 35.41% 45.11% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 287 440 431
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Vendors Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
946 1053 1126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 38.63% 44.28% 40.96%
Number of salaries quoted 763 889 1003
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cambridgeshire region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -8 213 £40,500 +1.25% 41
Peterborough +2 76 £27,500 -19.11% 9
Huntingdon -6 8 £41,250 +23.13% 3
Ely - 4 £47,500 - 2
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

1 239 (34.05%) Windows
2 238 (33.90%) MS Excel
3 232 (33.05%) .NET
4 228 (32.48%) SQL Server
5 225 (32.05%) C#
6 219 (31.20%) SQL
7 154 (21.94%) MS Office
8 146 (20.80%) Degree
9 130 (18.52%) Active Directory
10 110 (15.67%) VMware
11 94 (13.39%) ASP.NET
12 87 (12.39%) MS Exchange
13 84 (11.97%) Citrix
13 84 (11.97%) Oracle
14 78 (11.11%) ITIL
15 74 (10.54%) Microsoft Certification
15 74 (10.54%) SharePoint
16 73 (10.40%) Linux
17 70 (9.97%) Java
18 67 (9.54%) Computer Science
19 64 (9.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 63 (8.97%) JavaScript
20 63 (8.97%) HTML
20 63 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
21 62 (8.83%) VMware Infrastructure
21 62 (8.83%) Agile Software Development
22 61 (8.69%) SQL Server 2008
23 59 (8.40%) Software Engineering
23 59 (8.40%) C++
24 58 (8.26%) CRM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 87 (12.39%) MS Exchange
2 74 (10.54%) SharePoint
3 37 (5.27%) IIS
4 33 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (4.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 24 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
7 22 (3.13%) Lync
8 21 (2.99%) Apache
9 15 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
12 8 (1.14%) JOnAS
12 8 (1.14%) OpenStack
12 8 (1.14%) CloudStack
13 7 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.85%) ColdFusion
14 6 (0.85%) Drupal
15 5 (0.71%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 4 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 238 (33.90%) MS Excel
2 154 (21.94%) MS Office
3 24 (3.42%) MS Project
4 23 (3.28%) MS Visio
4 23 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (2.56%) Photoshop
6 9 (1.28%) PowerPivot
7 4 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.57%) InDesign
7 4 (0.57%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.43%) FrameMaker
8 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 39 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (4.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 19 (2.71%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.43%) LabWindows
5 3 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.14%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.14%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.13%) SaaS
2 24 (3.42%) Office 365
3 19 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (1.57%) Google Apps
6 9 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.85%) PaaS
7 6 (0.85%) IaaS
8 5 (0.71%) Force.com
9 2 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.28%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.55%) DNS
2 43 (6.13%) LAN
3 40 (5.70%) TCP/IP
4 38 (5.41%) DHCP
5 26 (3.70%) SAN
5 26 (3.70%) Firewall
6 23 (3.28%) WAN
7 18 (2.56%) Internet
8 17 (2.42%) VPN
9 14 (1.99%) NAS
10 10 (1.42%) NetScaler
10 10 (1.42%) Wireless
11 7 (1.00%) LDAP
12 6 (0.85%) SSL
13 5 (0.71%) VoIP
14 4 (0.57%) IPsec
14 4 (0.57%) IP Telephony
15 3 (0.43%) VLAN
15 3 (0.43%) Modbus
15 3 (0.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (32.48%) SQL Server
2 64 (9.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (8.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 35 (4.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (2.42%) MySQL
9 16 (2.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 15 (2.14%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.57%) OLAP
11 11 (1.57%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (1.42%) DTS
13 9 (1.28%) Oracle OLAP
14 8 (1.14%) DB2
15 7 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (0.85%) RDBMS
17 5 (0.71%) Data Mining
18 4 (0.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 44 (6.27%) Visual Studio
2 27 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.85%) Selenium
4 12 (1.71%) NUnit
5 10 (1.42%) JIRA
6 9 (1.28%) Moq
7 7 (1.00%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.00%) WinRunner
8 4 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (0.57%) QUnit
9 2 (0.28%) GoogleTest
9 2 (0.28%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.14%) MSI
10 1 (0.14%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.14%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.14%) JUnit
General
1 57 (8.12%) Finance
2 24 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.28%) Electronics
3 23 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 21 (2.99%) Marketing
5 19 (2.71%) Advertising
6 14 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (1.85%) Automotive
7 13 (1.85%) Retail
8 12 (1.71%) Military
8 12 (1.71%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.57%) Aerospace
9 11 (1.57%) Publishing
10 7 (1.00%) Banking
10 7 (1.00%) Legal
10 7 (1.00%) German Language
11 6 (0.85%) French Language
12 4 (0.57%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.57%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.57%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 205 (29.20%) Developer
2 99 (14.10%) Analyst
3 66 (9.40%) .NET Developer
4 62 (8.83%) Consultant
4 62 (8.83%) Administrator
5 45 (6.41%) Software Engineer
6 42 (5.98%) Support Engineer
7 39 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 35 (4.99%) C# Developer
9 33 (4.70%) Senior Developer
10 32 (4.56%) C# .NET Developer
11 28 (3.99%) Tester
12 26 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
13 24 (3.42%) IT Support
14 23 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
15 22 (3.13%) DBA
16 20 (2.85%) 3rd Line Support
17 19 (2.71%) SQL DBA
17 19 (2.71%) Microsoft Developer
18 18 (2.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (33.05%) .NET
2 94 (13.39%) ASP.NET
3 63 (8.97%) HTML
4 56 (7.98%) CSS
5 49 (6.98%) Web Services
6 32 (4.56%) XML
7 31 (4.42%) .NET Framework
7 31 (4.42%) jQuery
7 31 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (3.56%) WCF
9 21 (2.99%) HTML5
10 18 (2.56%) CSS3
11 17 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 15 (2.14%) XSLT
12 15 (2.14%) ADO.NET
13 13 (1.85%) Ajax
14 10 (1.42%) MDX
14 10 (1.42%) SOAP
15 9 (1.28%) COM
16 8 (1.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.54%) Computer Science
2 47 (6.70%) Mathematics
3 33 (4.70%) Management Information System
4 24 (3.42%) PKI
5 21 (2.99%) Blackberry
6 19 (2.71%) Open Source
6 19 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.42%) Firmware
8 14 (1.99%) Clustering
9 13 (1.85%) Device Driver
10 11 (1.57%) Thin Client
10 11 (1.57%) Chip and PIN
10 11 (1.57%) Fat Client
11 10 (1.42%) Cryptography
12 8 (1.14%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.14%) Replication
12 8 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (1.14%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.85%) Social Media
13 6 (0.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 239 (34.05%) Windows
2 73 (10.40%) Linux
3 63 (8.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (6.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (5.27%) Windows 7
6 32 (4.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (2.71%) UNIX
8 15 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.99%) Android
10 13 (1.85%) Windows 8
11 11 (1.57%) CentOS
12 10 (1.42%) Windows XP
12 10 (1.42%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.00%) Solaris
14 6 (0.85%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.71%) Debian
15 5 (0.71%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.57%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.57%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.43%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (11.11%) ITIL
2 62 (8.83%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (8.40%) Software Engineering
4 58 (8.26%) CRM
5 48 (6.84%) Project Management
6 47 (6.70%) MVC
7 44 (6.27%) Migration
8 42 (5.98%) OO
9 41 (5.84%) ERP
10 31 (4.42%) PRINCE2
10 31 (4.42%) Scrum
11 28 (3.99%) Incident Management
12 25 (3.56%) Project Planning
12 25 (3.56%) Service Delivery
13 23 (3.28%) Service Management
13 23 (3.28%) TDD
13 23 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
14 22 (3.13%) Resource Management
15 21 (2.99%) ETL
15 21 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 225 (32.05%) C#
2 219 (31.20%) SQL
3 70 (9.97%) Java
4 63 (8.97%) JavaScript
5 59 (8.40%) C++
6 55 (7.83%) T-SQL
7 41 (5.84%) VB.NET
8 30 (4.27%) PHP
9 27 (3.85%) VB
10 23 (3.28%) C
11 21 (2.99%) VBA
12 20 (2.85%) Perl
13 16 (2.28%) Python
14 13 (1.85%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.00%) Delphi
15 7 (1.00%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.85%) Tcl
17 4 (0.57%) VB6
18 2 (0.28%) X++
18 2 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 146 (20.80%) Degree
2 74 (10.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (4.42%) MCSE
4 24 (3.42%) Security Cleared
5 21 (2.99%) MCITP
6 18 (2.56%) MCP
7 16 (2.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (1.99%) RHCE
9 13 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (1.57%) OCP
10 11 (1.57%) Oracle Certification
11 10 (1.42%) CCNA
11 10 (1.42%) MCSA
11 10 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (1.28%) NCDA
12 9 (1.28%) NCIE
13 8 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (1.00%) ISEB
14 7 (1.00%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.27%) QA
2 27 (3.85%) SLA
3 15 (2.14%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.14%) ISO 9000
5 7 (1.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 7 (1.00%) GAMP
5 7 (1.00%) GCP
5 7 (1.00%) GMP
6 5 (0.71%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 130 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 62 (8.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (6.27%) Hyper-V
4 20 (2.85%) XenDesktop
5 17 (2.42%) vSphere
6 15 (2.14%) XenApp
7 11 (1.57%) VMware ESX
7 11 (1.57%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.85%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.71%) XenServer
11 3 (0.43%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.14%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 44 (6.27%) SCCM
2 14 (1.99%) SCOM
3 11 (1.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (1.57%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (0.85%) OpenSSO
6 4 (0.57%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.43%) WSUS
7 3 (0.43%) Puppet
7 3 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.28%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.28%) Opsview
8 2 (0.28%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.28%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.14%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 110 (15.67%) VMware
2 84 (11.97%) Oracle
2 84 (11.97%) Citrix
3 33 (4.70%) NetApp
4 30 (4.27%) SAP
5 28 (3.99%) HP
6 27 (3.85%) Cisco
7 22 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 18 (2.56%) Adobe
9 16 (2.28%) Red Gate
10 15 (2.14%) Google
10 15 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.99%) EMC
12 13 (1.85%) Symantec
12 13 (1.85%) Twitter
13 12 (1.71%) Cognos
14 9 (1.28%) Apple
14 9 (1.28%) Teradata
15 8 (1.14%) Zoho
15 8 (1.14%) JD Edwards
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