The table below looks at the statistics 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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 14 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 282 252 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.51% 11.86% 14.47%
As % of the Vendors category 34.18% 32.10% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 241 214 304
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Microsoft
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Vendors Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
825 785 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 39.51% 36.94% 41.12%
Number of salaries quoted 650 622 808
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,150 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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 +1 154 £39,250 -1.87% 20
Peterborough +7 65 £41,500 +33.87% 6
Huntingdon +4 45 £40,500 -8.47% 1
Ely - 2 - -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 201 (40.44%) SQL Server
2 178 (35.81%) Windows
3 170 (34.21%) .NET
4 155 (31.19%) SQL
5 134 (26.96%) C#
6 124 (24.95%) MS Excel
7 105 (21.13%) Active Directory
8 98 (19.72%) Windows Server
9 94 (18.91%) VMware
10 93 (18.71%) ASP.NET
11 87 (17.51%) Degree
12 85 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
13 78 (15.69%) Office 365
14 73 (14.69%) MVC
15 66 (13.28%) JavaScript
16 63 (12.68%) SharePoint
16 63 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
17 60 (12.07%) Finance
18 59 (11.87%) Business Intelligence
19 58 (11.67%) Visual Studio
20 56 (11.27%) HTML
20 56 (11.27%) T-SQL
21 55 (11.07%) ERP
21 55 (11.07%) MS Exchange
21 55 (11.07%) Windows Server 2012
22 52 (10.46%) MS Office
22 52 (10.46%) Firewall
23 51 (10.26%) Citrix
23 51 (10.26%) Computer Science
23 51 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 63 (12.68%) SharePoint
2 55 (11.07%) MS Exchange
3 38 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (7.44%) IIS
5 32 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (5.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 23 (4.63%) Skype for Business
8 20 (4.02%) CMS
9 18 (3.62%) SharePoint 2010
10 15 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (1.21%) SAS
12 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.40%) WordPress
13 1 (0.20%) Apache
13 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.20%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.20%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 124 (24.95%) MS Excel
2 52 (10.46%) MS Office
3 17 (3.42%) MS Visio
4 14 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.60%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.40%) MS Project
7 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 42 (8.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 22 (4.43%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (3.02%) SDL Web 8
4 8 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.60%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.40%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.20%) Magento
7 1 (0.20%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (0.20%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.20%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 78 (15.69%) Office 365
2 45 (9.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (3.22%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (3.02%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (2.62%) GitHub
7 7 (1.41%) SaaS
8 1 (0.20%) AdWords
8 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 52 (10.46%) Firewall
2 25 (5.03%) SAN
3 15 (3.02%) WAN
4 14 (2.82%) DNS
4 14 (2.82%) Internet
5 12 (2.41%) LAN
5 12 (2.41%) TCP/IP
6 11 (2.21%) Intranet
6 11 (2.21%) VLAN
7 10 (2.01%) iSCSI
8 9 (1.81%) VPN
8 9 (1.81%) Wireless
9 8 (1.61%) DHCP
10 6 (1.21%) VoIP
11 3 (0.60%) NAS
11 3 (0.60%) Network Security
11 3 (0.60%) Skype
12 2 (0.40%) MPLS
12 2 (0.40%) NFC
12 2 (0.40%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (40.44%) SQL Server
2 42 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (6.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (5.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (4.43%) Relational Database
6 22 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (4.02%) MySQL
8 17 (3.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 12 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.01%) DB2
11 9 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (1.61%) NoSQL
13 7 (1.41%) Big Data
14 6 (1.21%) QlikView
15 5 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
16 4 (0.80%) Couchbase
16 4 (0.80%) MS Access
16 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database
16 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 58 (11.67%) Visual Studio
2 40 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (6.24%) NUnit
4 18 (3.62%) Selenium
5 15 (3.02%) Rhino Mocks
5 15 (3.02%) TeamCity
6 12 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (1.81%) JIRA
8 6 (1.21%) Moq
8 6 (1.21%) MSTest
8 6 (1.21%) QUnit
9 4 (0.80%) AQtime
9 4 (0.80%) dotTrace
9 4 (0.80%) MorphX
10 2 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.40%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.40%) Hudson
10 2 (0.40%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.40%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 60 (12.07%) Finance
2 23 (4.63%) Manufacturing
3 22 (4.43%) Financial Institution
4 13 (2.62%) Banking
5 12 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.01%) Marketing
7 8 (1.61%) Advertising
7 8 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.41%) French Language
9 6 (1.21%) Automotive
9 6 (1.21%) Front Office
10 5 (1.01%) Brand Awareness
11 4 (0.80%) Retail
12 3 (0.60%) Back Office
13 2 (0.40%) Billing
13 2 (0.40%) Electronics
13 2 (0.40%) Law
13 2 (0.40%) Legal
13 2 (0.40%) Publishing
14 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 122 (24.55%) Developer
2 81 (16.30%) Analyst
3 58 (11.67%) C# Developer
4 44 (8.85%) .NET Developer
5 40 (8.05%) Consultant
6 32 (6.44%) Administrator
7 29 (5.84%) Support Engineer
8 27 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
9 25 (5.03%) Architect
9 25 (5.03%) Senior Developer
10 24 (4.83%) Team Leader
11 23 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
12 21 (4.23%) Software Developer
12 21 (4.23%) Web Developer
13 20 (4.02%) Cloud Consultant
14 19 (3.82%) Microsoft Engineer
15 18 (3.62%) C# Software Developer
16 17 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support
16 17 (3.42%) IT Engineer
17 16 (3.22%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (34.21%) .NET
2 93 (18.71%) ASP.NET
3 56 (11.27%) HTML
4 51 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 46 (9.26%) XML
6 43 (8.65%) jQuery
7 40 (8.05%) CSS
8 39 (7.85%) .NET Framework
9 33 (6.64%) AngularJS
10 27 (5.43%) HTML5
11 23 (4.63%) WPF
12 21 (4.23%) Web Services
12 21 (4.23%) XSLT
13 19 (3.82%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (3.42%) Razor View Engine
14 17 (3.42%) WCF
15 15 (3.02%) JSON
16 14 (2.82%) Entity Framework
17 13 (2.62%) NHibernate
18 12 (2.41%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 30 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.04%) Management Information System
3 25 (5.03%) Mathematics
4 18 (3.62%) iPad
5 15 (3.02%) Data Centre
5 15 (3.02%) Statistics
6 12 (2.41%) Clustering
7 11 (2.21%) User Experience
8 10 (2.01%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.81%) Social Media
10 8 (1.61%) Life Science
11 7 (1.41%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.01%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.01%) PKI
12 5 (1.01%) Replication
13 4 (0.80%) NHS
14 3 (0.60%) Data Integration
14 3 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 178 (35.81%) Windows
2 98 (19.72%) Windows Server
3 55 (11.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (10.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (8.65%) Windows 8
6 26 (5.23%) Linux
6 26 (5.23%) Windows 7
7 20 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.81%) Unix
9 5 (1.01%) Android
9 5 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.80%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.60%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.20%) CentOS
12 1 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (14.69%) MVC
3 59 (11.87%) Business Intelligence
4 55 (11.07%) ERP
5 41 (8.25%) ITIL
6 38 (7.65%) Unit Testing
7 34 (6.84%) Software Engineering
8 33 (6.64%) OO
9 32 (6.44%) Migration
10 31 (6.24%) Scrum
11 27 (5.43%) CRM
11 27 (5.43%) PRINCE2
11 27 (5.43%) Project Management
12 24 (4.83%) SDLC
12 24 (4.83%) Test Scripting
13 23 (4.63%) Analytics
13 23 (4.63%) Performance Testing
13 23 (4.63%) Service Delivery
13 23 (4.63%) Web Development
14 20 (4.02%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 155 (31.19%) SQL
2 134 (26.96%) C#
3 66 (13.28%) JavaScript
4 56 (11.27%) T-SQL
5 25 (5.03%) Java
6 21 (4.23%) PowerShell
7 16 (3.22%) C++
8 9 (1.81%) C
8 9 (1.81%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.01%) X++
10 4 (0.80%) PHP
10 4 (0.80%) VBA
11 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.40%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.40%) Python
12 2 (0.40%) VC++
12 2 (0.40%) XAML
13 1 (0.20%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.20%) Perl
13 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 87 (17.51%) Degree
2 63 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (9.05%) MCSE
4 42 (8.45%) MCITP
5 26 (5.23%) MCSA
6 23 (4.63%) MCDST
7 17 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (3.22%) CCNA
9 14 (2.82%) MCTS
10 10 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (1.61%) ISEB
11 8 (1.61%) ISTQB
12 7 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.01%) MCP
14 3 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
14 3 (0.60%) PhD
14 3 (0.60%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.60%) PMP
14 3 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.63%) QA
2 14 (2.82%) SLA
3 2 (0.40%) COBIT
3 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.40%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.40%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.20%) WAI
System Software
1 105 (21.13%) Active Directory
2 31 (6.24%) Hyper-V
3 23 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.61%) vSphere
5 6 (1.21%) XenApp
6 4 (0.80%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.40%) XenServer
9 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.20%) Corosync
9 1 (0.20%) Docker
9 1 (0.20%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (5.63%) SCOM
2 26 (5.23%) SCCM
3 13 (2.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 9 (1.81%) SCDPM
5 3 (0.60%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.60%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.60%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.40%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.40%) vRealize
7 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.20%) Pacemaker
7 1 (0.20%) Puppet
7 1 (0.20%) SCSM
7 1 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 94 (18.91%) VMware
2 51 (10.26%) Citrix
3 47 (9.46%) Oracle
4 30 (6.04%) Cisco
5 22 (4.43%) JD Edwards
6 16 (3.22%) Google
7 9 (1.81%) Cognos
7 9 (1.81%) HP
7 9 (1.81%) SAP
7 9 (1.81%) TOWER Software
8 6 (1.21%) Tableau
8 6 (1.21%) Veeam
9 5 (1.01%) EMC
10 4 (0.80%) Dell
10 4 (0.80%) F5
10 4 (0.80%) Juniper
10 4 (0.80%) NetApp
11 3 (0.60%) Apple
11 3 (0.60%) Nintex
11 3 (0.60%) Twitter
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