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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 10 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 354 470 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.36% 17.32% 16.37%
As % of the Vendors category 34.88% 40.03% 42.94%
Number of salaries quoted 298 425 462
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £22,725
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £50,000 £52,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Vendors Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1015 1174 1162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 41.18% 43.26% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 803 1015 1043
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,000
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -2 236 £40,000 - 23
Peterborough 0 65 £35,000 +6.06% 9
Huntingdon -4 12 £39,500 +26.40% 1
St Neots -1 6 £32,500 -
Ely +7 3 £25,000 -7.40%
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 247 (37.83%) Windows
2 245 (37.52%) SQL Server
3 219 (33.54%) MS Excel
4 197 (30.17%) .NET
5 195 (29.86%) SQL
6 170 (26.03%) C#
7 145 (22.21%) Active Directory
8 129 (19.75%) MS Office
9 124 (18.99%) Degree
10 89 (13.63%) SharePoint
10 89 (13.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 85 (13.02%) VMware
12 79 (12.10%) JavaScript
13 76 (11.64%) MS Exchange
14 74 (11.33%) ASP.NET
15 72 (11.03%) Oracle
16 69 (10.57%) Java
16 69 (10.57%) LAN
16 69 (10.57%) Windows Server 2008
17 68 (10.41%) HTML
18 65 (9.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 65 (9.95%) Windows 7
19 64 (9.80%) ITIL
20 61 (9.34%) Linux
20 61 (9.34%) CSS
20 61 (9.34%) Citrix
20 61 (9.34%) Hyper-V
21 56 (8.58%) Firewall
21 56 (8.58%) Project Management
21 56 (8.58%) DNS

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (13.63%) SharePoint
2 76 (11.64%) MS Exchange
3 42 (6.43%) IIS
4 36 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (4.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 28 (4.29%) Lync
7 20 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (2.14%) Apache
11 13 (1.99%) JOnAS
12 9 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.38%) Node.js
13 8 (1.23%) MS Project Server
14 6 (0.92%) ColdFusion
14 6 (0.92%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.92%) Drupal
15 5 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
15 5 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
16 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 219 (33.54%) MS Excel
2 129 (19.75%) MS Office
3 14 (2.14%) MS Project
3 14 (2.14%) Photoshop
4 11 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.53%) PowerPivot
6 7 (1.07%) RoboHelp
6 7 (1.07%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.77%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.46%) FrameMaker
10 3 (0.46%) InDesign
10 3 (0.46%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 24 (3.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 23 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.31%) Documaker
6 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.15%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.14%) SaaS
3 10 (1.53%) Office 365
4 7 (1.07%) Google Apps
5 5 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.31%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 69 (10.57%) LAN
2 56 (8.58%) Firewall
2 56 (8.58%) DNS
3 55 (8.42%) TCP/IP
4 49 (7.50%) SAN
5 42 (6.43%) WAN
6 38 (5.82%) DHCP
7 28 (4.29%) NAS
8 23 (3.52%) Wireless
8 23 (3.52%) VPN
9 18 (2.76%) Internet
10 15 (2.30%) iSCSI
11 14 (2.14%) VoIP
11 14 (2.14%) IPsec
12 10 (1.53%) NetScaler
13 9 (1.38%) Unified Communications
13 9 (1.38%) IP Telephony
14 8 (1.23%) SMTP
14 8 (1.23%) SSL
15 6 (0.92%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (37.52%) SQL Server
2 65 (9.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 54 (8.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (5.05%) Relational Database
5 24 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (3.06%) Crystal Reports
8 18 (2.76%) OLAP
9 15 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (2.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 13 (1.99%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.53%) Oracle OLAP
12 9 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (1.38%) MySQL
13 8 (1.23%) Data Mining
14 7 (1.07%) DTS
14 7 (1.07%) MS Access
15 6 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (6.89%) Visual Studio
2 20 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.53%) NUnit
4 9 (1.38%) Selenium
4 9 (1.38%) JIRA
5 7 (1.07%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (0.77%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.77%) LabVIEW
6 5 (0.77%) WinRunner
7 3 (0.46%) Moq
7 3 (0.46%) GoogleTest
7 3 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.31%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.31%) JUnit
8 2 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.31%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.31%) SCons
8 2 (0.31%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.31%) MSTest
8 2 (0.31%) GCC
General
1 49 (7.50%) Finance
2 22 (3.37%) Electronics
3 17 (2.60%) Marketing
3 17 (2.60%) Automotive
4 14 (2.14%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.68%) Retail
6 10 (1.53%) Advertising
7 9 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.07%) Publishing
9 7 (1.07%) Banking
10 6 (0.92%) German Language
11 5 (0.77%) Legal
11 5 (0.77%) Military
12 4 (0.61%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.61%) French Language
13 3 (0.46%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.46%) Front Office
13 3 (0.46%) Back Office
13 3 (0.46%) Billing
Job Titles
1 164 (25.11%) Developer
2 86 (13.17%) Analyst
3 72 (11.03%) Support Engineer
4 59 (9.04%) Administrator
5 50 (7.66%) .NET Developer
5 50 (7.66%) Consultant
6 46 (7.04%) Software Engineer
7 32 (4.90%) IT Support
8 31 (4.75%) Software Developer
8 31 (4.75%) Support Analyst
8 31 (4.75%) Team Leader
9 26 (3.98%) C# Developer
10 25 (3.83%) Systems Engineer
11 24 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
11 24 (3.68%) Architect
12 23 (3.52%) DBA
13 22 (3.37%) Technical Support
13 22 (3.37%) Help Desk Support
13 22 (3.37%) Microsoft Developer
14 21 (3.22%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (30.17%) .NET
2 74 (11.33%) ASP.NET
3 68 (10.41%) HTML
4 61 (9.34%) CSS
5 49 (7.50%) Web Services
6 36 (5.51%) XML
7 33 (5.05%) WCF
8 25 (3.83%) jQuery
8 25 (3.83%) HTML5
9 24 (3.68%) .NET Framework
10 21 (3.22%) XSLT
11 20 (3.06%) CSS3
12 19 (2.91%) SOAP
13 16 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (2.14%) JSP
14 14 (2.14%) OpenID
14 14 (2.14%) OAuth
15 13 (1.99%) XSL
16 11 (1.68%) Ajax
17 10 (1.53%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.67%) Computer Science
2 32 (4.90%) Mathematics
2 32 (4.90%) Blackberry
3 31 (4.75%) Management Information System
4 23 (3.52%) Open Source
5 21 (3.22%) Clustering
6 20 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (3.06%) Replication
7 16 (2.45%) Firmware
8 12 (1.84%) Device Driver
9 11 (1.68%) Fat Client
9 11 (1.68%) Thin Client
10 8 (1.23%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.07%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.92%) Social Media
12 6 (0.92%) Physics
13 5 (0.77%) Kindle
13 5 (0.77%) Chip and PIN
14 4 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
15 3 (0.46%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 247 (37.83%) Windows
2 69 (10.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (9.95%) Windows 7
4 61 (9.34%) Linux
5 49 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (5.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (4.44%) Windows 8
8 19 (2.91%) Windows 2000
8 19 (2.91%) Windows XP
9 12 (1.84%) UNIX
10 10 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.23%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.23%) Android
12 7 (1.07%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.61%) HPUX
13 4 (0.61%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.61%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.61%) Debian
14 3 (0.46%) SUSE
14 3 (0.46%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (9.80%) ITIL
2 56 (8.58%) Project Management
3 55 (8.42%) Software Engineering
3 55 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (6.13%) Scrum
5 38 (5.82%) CRM
6 36 (5.51%) Migration
7 35 (5.36%) OO
8 33 (5.05%) PRINCE2
9 30 (4.59%) MVC
9 30 (4.59%) ERP
10 29 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 26 (3.98%) Time Management
12 19 (2.91%) ETL
13 18 (2.76%) Regression Testing
13 18 (2.76%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (2.76%) Project Planning
13 18 (2.76%) Web Development
13 18 (2.76%) Content Management
13 18 (2.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 195 (29.86%) SQL
2 170 (26.03%) C#
3 79 (12.10%) JavaScript
4 69 (10.57%) Java
5 50 (7.66%) C++
6 39 (5.97%) T-SQL
7 36 (5.51%) PHP
8 32 (4.90%) VB.NET
9 30 (4.59%) VB
10 24 (3.68%) VBA
11 22 (3.37%) C
12 17 (2.60%) Perl
13 16 (2.45%) PowerShell
14 15 (2.30%) PL/SQL
15 14 (2.14%) Tcl
16 11 (1.68%) Python
17 6 (0.92%) Delphi
18 5 (0.77%) R
19 4 (0.61%) Embedded C
19 4 (0.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 124 (18.99%) Degree
2 89 (13.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (5.51%) MCSE
4 27 (4.13%) MCITP
5 26 (3.98%) MCP
6 23 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (3.22%) CCNA
8 14 (2.14%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (1.99%) Security Cleared
9 13 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 12 (1.84%) MCSA
11 11 (1.68%) MCTS
12 9 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.38%) CCA
13 8 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (1.23%) CCIA
14 5 (0.77%) NCDA
15 4 (0.61%) CCNP
15 4 (0.61%) NCIE
16 3 (0.46%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.36%) QA
2 22 (3.37%) ISO 9001
3 20 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (2.60%) SLA
5 11 (1.68%) PCI DSS
6 9 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (1.07%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 7 (1.07%) GAMP
7 7 (1.07%) GCP
7 7 (1.07%) GMP
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.15%) TickIT
System Software
1 145 (22.21%) Active Directory
2 61 (9.34%) Hyper-V
3 42 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (4.75%) XenDesktop
5 21 (3.22%) XenApp
6 16 (2.45%) XenServer
7 13 (1.99%) vSphere
8 11 (1.68%) ISA Server
9 6 (0.92%) NFS
10 3 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.31%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.15%) NDS
Systems Management
1 46 (7.04%) SCCM
2 17 (2.60%) SCOM
3 14 (2.14%) OpenSSO
4 11 (1.68%) SCVMM
4 11 (1.68%) SCSM
4 11 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 11 (1.68%) Puppet
4 11 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (1.38%) WSUS
6 8 (1.23%) SCDPM
7 7 (1.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (0.46%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.31%) Control-M
10 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 2 (0.31%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 85 (13.02%) VMware
2 72 (11.03%) Oracle
3 61 (9.34%) Citrix
4 37 (5.67%) Cisco
5 32 (4.90%) NetApp
6 30 (4.59%) SAP
7 28 (4.29%) Symantec
8 24 (3.68%) HP
9 21 (3.22%) Adobe
10 18 (2.76%) Red Hat
11 15 (2.30%) Red Gate
12 14 (2.14%) Cognos
13 10 (1.53%) Google
13 10 (1.53%) Teradata
14 9 (1.38%) Twitter
15 7 (1.07%) McAfee
15 7 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
16 6 (0.92%) Lotus
16 6 (0.92%) Juniper
16 6 (0.92%) JD Edwards
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + HEALTH/GYM, PENSION, SHARES
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Awesome Prospects
Posted: 16 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 16 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25,000 - £30,000 + Benefits + OT +
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 48k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Base+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Salary: Annually
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 5 days ago