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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 15 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 240 365 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.49% 14.75% 18.56%
As % of the Vendors category 28.71% 39.85% 43.21%
Number of salaries quoted 212 320 392
Average salary £38,500 £37,250 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.35% -6.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £25,000 £28,575
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,705 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
836 916 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.04% 37.03% 42.96%
Number of salaries quoted 717 742 828
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 -3 154 £37,500 -1.31% 27
Peterborough -10 37 £42,500 +41.66% 7
Huntingdon -4 9 £42,500 -10.52% 1
St Neots - 3 £32,500 - 2
Chatteris - 1 £18,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 224 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 211 (39.66%) SQL
3 210 (39.47%) Windows
4 177 (33.27%) SQL Server
5 150 (28.20%) Degree
6 137 (25.75%) C#
7 121 (22.74%) .NET
8 102 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
9 96 (18.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 94 (17.67%) MS Office
11 88 (16.54%) ASP.NET
12 85 (15.98%) JavaScript
13 81 (15.23%) HTML
14 80 (15.04%) Active Directory
15 79 (14.85%) ITIL
16 78 (14.66%) Computer Science
17 74 (13.91%) Java
17 74 (13.91%) Software Engineering
18 70 (13.16%) VMware
19 69 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
20 60 (11.28%) Project Management
21 59 (11.09%) jQuery
22 58 (10.90%) Finance
23 55 (10.34%) Linux
24 53 (9.96%) Oracle
25 49 (9.21%) Citrix
25 49 (9.21%) Management Information System
26 48 (9.02%) CSS
27 46 (8.65%) MS Exchange
28 45 (8.46%) SharePoint

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 46 (8.65%) MS Exchange
2 45 (8.46%) SharePoint
3 39 (7.33%) Lync
4 37 (6.95%) IIS
5 15 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (2.44%) SAS
8 11 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (1.88%) MS Project Server
10 9 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (1.32%) ArcGIS
13 6 (1.13%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.94%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.94%) Node.js
14 5 (0.94%) JOnAS
15 4 (0.75%) CMS
15 4 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.75%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 224 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 94 (17.67%) MS Office
3 24 (4.51%) MS Project
4 12 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (2.07%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.56%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.38%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.38%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.38%) InDesign
8 1 (0.19%) SPSS
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 28 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 15 (2.82%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.38%) Tridion
4 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.51%) Office 365
3 20 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (2.26%) SaaS
5 4 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.38%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.19%) Heroku
7 1 (0.19%) Engine Yard
7 1 (0.19%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.19%) IaaS
7 1 (0.19%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 27 (5.08%) DNS
3 26 (4.89%) Firewall
4 17 (3.20%) LAN
5 16 (3.01%) Internet
6 15 (2.82%) SAN
7 14 (2.63%) WAN
8 13 (2.44%) DHCP
9 11 (2.07%) SMTP
9 11 (2.07%) SNMP
10 9 (1.69%) NetScaler
11 7 (1.32%) VPN
12 6 (1.13%) LDAP
13 5 (0.94%) FTP
13 5 (0.94%) NAS
13 5 (0.94%) Wireless
14 4 (0.75%) Skype
14 4 (0.75%) Intranet
14 4 (0.75%) VoIP
15 3 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (33.27%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (3.76%) Crystal Reports
6 19 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (3.20%) Big Data
8 14 (2.63%) Oracle Database
9 13 (2.44%) MongoDB
9 13 (2.44%) OLAP
10 11 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (2.07%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.88%) NoSQL
12 9 (1.69%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.13%) MySQL
13 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.13%) FileMaker
13 6 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.94%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 23 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (4.14%) Visual Studio
3 20 (3.76%) NUnit
4 18 (3.38%) Subversion
5 15 (2.82%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.88%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.69%) JIRA
8 7 (1.32%) Selenium
9 6 (1.13%) Xcode
10 5 (0.94%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.75%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.75%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.75%) Moq
11 4 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.56%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
13 2 (0.38%) Mockito
13 2 (0.38%) Redmine
13 2 (0.38%) Ranorex
13 2 (0.38%) jMock
General
1 58 (10.90%) Finance
2 18 (3.38%) Front Office
2 18 (3.38%) Back Office
2 18 (3.38%) Manufacturing
3 13 (2.44%) Marketing
4 7 (1.32%) Publishing
4 7 (1.32%) Electronics
4 7 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.32%) Automotive
5 6 (1.13%) Banking
6 5 (0.94%) Billing
7 4 (0.75%) Retail
8 3 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.19%) Military
10 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 104 (19.55%) Developer
2 92 (17.29%) Analyst
3 53 (9.96%) Software Engineer
4 39 (7.33%) Administrator
5 37 (6.95%) Support Analyst
6 35 (6.58%) Consultant
7 28 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 27 (5.08%) Software Developer
9 24 (4.51%) Systems Administrator
10 21 (3.95%) Applications Support
11 20 (3.76%) DBA
11 20 (3.76%) Project Manager
12 18 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
13 17 (3.20%) Junior
13 17 (3.20%) C# Developer
14 16 (3.01%) Data Analyst
14 16 (3.01%) Senior Developer
15 15 (2.82%) Business Analyst
16 14 (2.63%) Technical Support
16 14 (2.63%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (22.74%) .NET
2 88 (16.54%) ASP.NET
3 81 (15.23%) HTML
4 59 (11.09%) jQuery
5 48 (9.02%) CSS
6 40 (7.52%) Web Services
7 36 (6.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (5.45%) MFC
8 29 (5.45%) .NET Framework
9 24 (4.51%) HTML5
10 19 (3.57%) CSS3
11 18 (3.38%) WPF
12 14 (2.63%) Entity Framework
13 13 (2.44%) XML
14 12 (2.26%) Classic ASP
14 12 (2.26%) REST
14 12 (2.26%) PhoneGap
14 12 (2.26%) AngularJS
15 11 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (2.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 78 (14.66%) Computer Science
2 69 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (9.21%) Management Information System
4 39 (7.33%) Mathematics
5 26 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (4.70%) Pocket PC
7 24 (4.51%) Statistics
8 19 (3.57%) Client/Server
9 18 (3.38%) Algorithms
10 15 (2.82%) E-Learning
11 14 (2.63%) Replication
12 12 (2.26%) Data Centre
13 11 (2.07%) SecurID
14 10 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (1.88%) User Experience
15 8 (1.50%) NHS
15 8 (1.50%) Blackberry
16 7 (1.32%) Mobile App
17 6 (1.13%) Physics
18 5 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 210 (39.47%) Windows
2 55 (10.34%) Linux
3 37 (6.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (6.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (5.83%) Apple iOS
5 31 (5.83%) Android
6 19 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 17 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.69%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.32%) Windows 2000
9 7 (1.32%) UNIX
10 6 (1.13%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.94%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.75%) Solaris
12 4 (0.75%) Debian
12 4 (0.75%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.56%) CentOS
13 3 (0.56%) AIX
14 1 (0.19%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (14.85%) ITIL
3 74 (13.91%) Software Engineering
4 60 (11.28%) Project Management
5 41 (7.71%) MVC
5 41 (7.71%) OO
6 37 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
7 36 (6.77%) CRM
8 33 (6.20%) Mentoring
9 29 (5.45%) PRINCE2
10 28 (5.26%) Change Management
10 28 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 28 (5.26%) Unit Testing
11 26 (4.89%) Time Management
12 25 (4.70%) SDLC
13 23 (4.32%) ERP
14 22 (4.14%) DevOps
15 21 (3.95%) Analytics
15 21 (3.95%) Scrum
16 19 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 211 (39.66%) SQL
2 137 (25.75%) C#
3 85 (15.98%) JavaScript
4 74 (13.91%) Java
5 45 (8.46%) C++
6 33 (6.20%) T-SQL
6 33 (6.20%) Objective-C
7 31 (5.83%) PowerShell
8 16 (3.01%) PL/SQL
9 15 (2.82%) Python
10 14 (2.63%) Perl
11 13 (2.44%) C
12 12 (2.26%) VBScript
13 8 (1.50%) VB
13 8 (1.50%) PHP
14 7 (1.32%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.13%) Apple Swift
15 6 (1.13%) AppleScript
16 5 (0.94%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 150 (28.20%) Degree
2 96 (18.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (6.95%) MCP
4 28 (5.26%) MCSE
5 19 (3.57%) MCITP
6 15 (2.82%) MCSA
7 12 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.88%) CCNA
10 7 (1.32%) Security Cleared
11 6 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.75%) MCDBA
12 4 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.75%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.75%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.75%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.56%) APMP
13 3 (0.56%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.14%) QA
2 16 (3.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.19%) WAI
3 1 (0.19%) DO-160
System Software
1 80 (15.04%) Active Directory
2 35 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (4.14%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.82%) XenApp
5 12 (2.26%) XenDesktop
6 9 (1.69%) vSphere
7 7 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 6 (1.13%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.56%) XenServer
10 2 (0.38%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.38%) Docker
11 1 (0.19%) NFS
11 1 (0.19%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.19%) vCloud
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (1.88%) SCCM
2 5 (0.94%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.75%) SCOM
4 2 (0.38%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.38%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.19%) SCSM
5 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.19%) WSUS
5 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.19%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.19%) Puppet
5 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 70 (13.16%) VMware
2 53 (9.96%) Oracle
3 49 (9.21%) Citrix
4 28 (5.26%) SAP
4 28 (5.26%) Cisco
5 16 (3.01%) TOWER Software
6 13 (2.44%) Xamarin
7 11 (2.07%) Google
8 9 (1.69%) JD Edwards
8 9 (1.69%) Veeam
9 8 (1.50%) Rackspace
9 8 (1.50%) HP
9 8 (1.50%) Epicor
9 8 (1.50%) NetApp
9 8 (1.50%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.13%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (1.13%) Adobe
11 5 (0.94%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.75%) Sencha
12 4 (0.75%) Facebook
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Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum Plus benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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