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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 13 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 352 446 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.12% 19.41% 17.72%
As % of the Vendors category 38.01% 44.03% 42.05%
Number of salaries quoted 304 410 479
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £27,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,450 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
926 1013 1232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 37.14% 44.08% 42.13%
Number of salaries quoted 745 857 1075
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 £30,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -5 241 £38,000 -5.00% 40
Peterborough -1 63 £29,000 -17.14% 8
Huntingdon -5 10 £47,500 +78.40% 2
Ely - 6 £47,500 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 277 (37.74%) Windows
2 250 (34.06%) MS Excel
3 231 (31.47%) C#
4 228 (31.06%) .NET
5 226 (30.79%) SQL
6 221 (30.11%) SQL Server
7 163 (22.21%) MS Office
8 151 (20.57%) Degree
9 145 (19.75%) Active Directory
10 121 (16.49%) VMware
11 107 (14.58%) Citrix
12 95 (12.94%) ASP.NET
13 90 (12.26%) ITIL
14 89 (12.13%) MS Exchange
15 83 (11.31%) Oracle
16 81 (11.04%) Linux
16 81 (11.04%) SharePoint
17 77 (10.49%) Computer Science
18 75 (10.22%) Microsoft Certification
19 73 (9.95%) Java
20 71 (9.67%) Windows Server 2008
21 65 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
22 63 (8.58%) Agile Software Development
23 61 (8.31%) JavaScript
24 60 (8.17%) Finance
25 59 (8.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 59 (8.04%) C++
26 58 (7.90%) SQL Server 2008
27 56 (7.63%) CRM
27 56 (7.63%) Software Engineering

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 89 (12.13%) MS Exchange
2 81 (11.04%) SharePoint
3 30 (4.09%) IIS
3 30 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (3.54%) SharePoint 2010
5 25 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
6 21 (2.86%) Apache
6 21 (2.86%) Lync
7 15 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (1.23%) OpenStack
9 9 (1.23%) CloudStack
9 9 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (0.82%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 5 (0.68%) JOnAS
13 4 (0.54%) ColdFusion
13 4 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 250 (34.06%) MS Excel
2 163 (22.21%) MS Office
3 23 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 22 (3.00%) MS Project
4 22 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (2.18%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.82%) PowerPivot
7 5 (0.68%) Simulink
8 4 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.54%) InDesign
8 4 (0.54%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.41%) FrameMaker
9 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 38 (5.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (4.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 19 (2.59%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.41%) LabWindows
5 3 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.14%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.14%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.95%) SaaS
2 28 (3.81%) Office 365
3 19 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (1.50%) Google Apps
6 9 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.95%) PaaS
7 7 (0.95%) IaaS
8 5 (0.68%) Force.com
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.27%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.40%) DNS
2 41 (5.59%) TCP/IP
3 40 (5.45%) LAN
4 39 (5.31%) DHCP
5 25 (3.41%) WAN
6 23 (3.13%) SAN
7 21 (2.86%) Firewall
8 15 (2.04%) Internet
8 15 (2.04%) VPN
9 13 (1.77%) NAS
10 7 (0.95%) NetScaler
10 7 (0.95%) LDAP
11 6 (0.82%) VoIP
11 6 (0.82%) Intranet
12 4 (0.54%) HTTP
12 4 (0.54%) Wireless
13 3 (0.41%) IPsec
13 3 (0.41%) VLAN
13 3 (0.41%) Modbus
13 3 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (30.11%) SQL Server
2 59 (8.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 58 (7.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (5.86%) Relational Database
5 32 (4.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (2.59%) MySQL
8 18 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (2.32%) Oracle Database
10 13 (1.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 13 (1.77%) OLAP
11 10 (1.36%) DB2
11 10 (1.36%) Oracle OLAP
12 9 (1.23%) DTS
13 8 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (0.82%) MS Access
14 6 (0.82%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.68%) Data Mining
15 5 (0.68%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 37 (5.04%) Visual Studio
2 27 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (2.45%) Selenium
4 15 (2.04%) NUnit
5 10 (1.36%) Moq
6 9 (1.23%) JIRA
7 7 (0.95%) WinRunner
7 7 (0.95%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.68%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (0.68%) QUnit
8 5 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (0.54%) JUnit
10 3 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.27%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.27%) Hudson
11 2 (0.27%) GoogleTest
12 1 (0.14%) Selenium IDE
12 1 (0.14%) AQtime
General
1 60 (8.17%) Finance
2 26 (3.54%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.72%) Advertising
4 19 (2.59%) Electronics
4 19 (2.59%) Manufacturing
5 17 (2.32%) Marketing
6 16 (2.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (1.91%) Retail
8 13 (1.77%) Military
9 12 (1.63%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.50%) Aerospace
11 9 (1.23%) Publishing
12 7 (0.95%) Banking
12 7 (0.95%) Automotive
12 7 (0.95%) Legal
13 5 (0.68%) French Language
13 5 (0.68%) German Language
14 4 (0.54%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.54%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 198 (26.98%) Developer
2 106 (14.44%) Analyst
3 66 (8.99%) Consultant
4 64 (8.72%) Administrator
5 62 (8.45%) .NET Developer
6 44 (5.99%) Support Engineer
7 43 (5.86%) Software Developer
8 41 (5.59%) Software Engineer
9 35 (4.77%) C# Developer
10 33 (4.50%) Senior Developer
11 32 (4.36%) Tester
11 32 (4.36%) C# .NET Developer
12 30 (4.09%) Systems Administrator
13 27 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
14 25 (3.41%) IT Support
15 22 (3.00%) Junior
16 21 (2.86%) DBA
17 20 (2.72%) 3rd Line Support
18 19 (2.59%) Programmer
18 19 (2.59%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (31.06%) .NET
2 95 (12.94%) ASP.NET
3 54 (7.36%) HTML
4 48 (6.54%) CSS
5 45 (6.13%) Web Services
6 34 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (3.95%) .NET Framework
8 26 (3.54%) jQuery
9 24 (3.27%) WCF
10 23 (3.13%) XML
11 16 (2.18%) HTML5
12 15 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 12 (1.63%) CSS3
13 12 (1.63%) ADO.NET
14 11 (1.50%) WPF
14 11 (1.50%) Ajax
15 8 (1.09%) WinForms
15 8 (1.09%) COM
16 7 (0.95%) XSLT
16 7 (0.95%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 77 (10.49%) Computer Science
2 48 (6.54%) Mathematics
3 30 (4.09%) Management Information System
4 26 (3.54%) PKI
5 23 (3.13%) Blackberry
6 18 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (2.32%) Firmware
8 14 (1.91%) Open Source
9 12 (1.63%) Chip and PIN
9 12 (1.63%) Clustering
9 12 (1.63%) Cryptography
10 9 (1.23%) Device Driver
10 9 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (1.09%) Replication
11 8 (1.09%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.09%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.95%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.82%) Social Media
13 6 (0.82%) Physics
13 6 (0.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 277 (37.74%) Windows
2 81 (11.04%) Linux
3 71 (9.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (6.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (5.59%) Windows 7
6 27 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (3.00%) UNIX
8 19 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (2.04%) Windows 8
9 15 (2.04%) Android
9 15 (2.04%) CentOS
10 11 (1.50%) Windows XP
10 11 (1.50%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.95%) Windows Phone
11 7 (0.95%) Solaris
12 5 (0.68%) Debian
12 5 (0.68%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.54%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.41%) SUSE
14 3 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (12.26%) ITIL
2 63 (8.58%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (7.63%) Software Engineering
3 56 (7.63%) CRM
4 51 (6.95%) MVC
5 49 (6.68%) Project Management
6 44 (5.99%) Migration
7 40 (5.45%) ERP
8 37 (5.04%) OO
9 33 (4.50%) Incident Management
10 31 (4.22%) PRINCE2
10 31 (4.22%) Service Delivery
11 29 (3.95%) Scrum
12 28 (3.81%) Performance Tuning
13 26 (3.54%) Service Management
14 25 (3.41%) Project Planning
14 25 (3.41%) Time Management
15 24 (3.27%) TDD
16 22 (3.00%) Regression Testing
17 21 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 231 (31.47%) C#
2 226 (30.79%) SQL
3 73 (9.95%) Java
4 61 (8.31%) JavaScript
5 59 (8.04%) C++
6 55 (7.49%) T-SQL
7 36 (4.90%) VB.NET
8 25 (3.41%) Python
9 24 (3.27%) C
9 24 (3.27%) PHP
10 20 (2.72%) VBA
11 16 (2.18%) Perl
11 16 (2.18%) PowerShell
12 15 (2.04%) VB
13 7 (0.95%) Delphi
14 5 (0.68%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.41%) Scala
16 2 (0.27%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.27%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 151 (20.57%) Degree
2 75 (10.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (3.81%) MCSE
4 26 (3.54%) Security Cleared
5 21 (2.86%) MCITP
6 19 (2.59%) MCP
7 18 (2.45%) RHCE
8 17 (2.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 15 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (1.77%) NCDA
11 12 (1.63%) OCP
11 12 (1.63%) Oracle Certification
12 11 (1.50%) MCSA
12 11 (1.50%) NCIE
13 8 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.95%) A+ Certification
14 7 (0.95%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.63%) SLA
2 29 (3.95%) QA
3 13 (1.77%) ISO 9001
4 9 (1.23%) ISO 9000
5 8 (1.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 8 (1.09%) GAMP
5 8 (1.09%) GCP
5 8 (1.09%) GMP
6 4 (0.54%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 145 (19.75%) Active Directory
2 65 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (6.95%) Hyper-V
4 20 (2.72%) XenDesktop
5 16 (2.18%) XenApp
6 15 (2.04%) vSphere
6 15 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (1.63%) VMware ESX
7 12 (1.63%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (0.82%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.41%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.14%) XenServer
10 1 (0.14%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 53 (7.22%) SCCM
2 16 (2.18%) SCOM
3 12 (1.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 12 (1.63%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.54%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.41%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.41%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.27%) WSUS
9 1 (0.14%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.14%) Puppet
9 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.14%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 121 (16.49%) VMware
2 107 (14.58%) Citrix
3 83 (11.31%) Oracle
4 47 (6.40%) NetApp
5 37 (5.04%) HP
6 31 (4.22%) SAP
7 27 (3.68%) Cisco
8 23 (3.13%) Red Hat
9 16 (2.18%) Adobe
10 15 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (2.04%) Google
10 15 (2.04%) Red Gate
11 13 (1.77%) Twitter
11 13 (1.77%) EMC
12 12 (1.63%) Symantec
13 11 (1.50%) Dell
14 10 (1.36%) Apple
15 9 (1.23%) Cognos
16 8 (1.09%) Zoho
17 6 (0.82%) Teradata
Cambridgeshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum Up to £70K (neg) + excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Imperative People
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 42k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23k - 25k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive salary & package
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
@ITS
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago