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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 361 380 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.77% 16.81% 15.17%
As % of the Vendors category 40.11% 39.50% 38.60%
Number of salaries quoted 307 344 419
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £60,000 £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
900 962 1189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 36.82% 42.55% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 710 818 1018
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,984 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -2 247 £37,500 -9.09% 35
Peterborough +2 66 £30,000 -14.28% 12
Huntingdon -6 9 £47,500 +48.43% 1
Ely - 6 £47,500 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 305 (43.63%) Windows
2 250 (35.77%) MS Excel
3 206 (29.47%) SQL
4 193 (27.61%) .NET
5 190 (27.18%) C#
6 181 (25.89%) SQL Server
7 144 (20.60%) MS Office
7 144 (20.60%) VMware
8 140 (20.03%) Active Directory
9 131 (18.74%) Degree
10 118 (16.88%) Citrix
11 103 (14.74%) ITIL
12 90 (12.88%) MS Exchange
13 88 (12.59%) Linux
14 87 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
15 86 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
16 79 (11.30%) ASP.NET
17 78 (11.16%) Oracle
18 75 (10.73%) Microsoft Certification
19 71 (10.16%) Computer Science
20 68 (9.73%) Java
20 68 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
21 66 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
22 65 (9.30%) NetApp
23 61 (8.73%) Hyper-V
24 60 (8.58%) SharePoint
25 53 (7.58%) C++
26 52 (7.44%) Finance
27 50 (7.15%) T-SQL
28 49 (7.01%) CRM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 90 (12.88%) MS Exchange
2 60 (8.58%) SharePoint
3 23 (3.29%) Apache
4 22 (3.15%) IIS
5 17 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (1.72%) Lync
10 11 (1.57%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.57%) CloudStack
11 9 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
12 8 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.86%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 4 (0.57%) CMS
15 4 (0.57%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.43%) ArcGIS
16 3 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 250 (35.77%) MS Excel
2 144 (20.60%) MS Office
3 24 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 24 (3.43%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.15%) MS Project
5 12 (1.72%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.72%) Simulink
6 5 (0.72%) InDesign
7 3 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.29%) FrameMaker
8 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.29%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 31 (4.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (3.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 24 (3.43%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.43%) LabWindows
6 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.14%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.29%) Office 365
2 28 (4.01%) SaaS
3 17 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (1.57%) Google Apps
6 9 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.00%) PaaS
7 7 (1.00%) IaaS
8 5 (0.72%) Force.com
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.58%) DNS
2 27 (3.86%) TCP/IP
3 25 (3.58%) DHCP
4 24 (3.43%) SAN
5 23 (3.29%) WAN
6 22 (3.15%) LAN
6 22 (3.15%) Firewall
7 15 (2.15%) Internet
8 13 (1.86%) VPN
9 8 (1.14%) VoIP
10 7 (1.00%) LDAP
10 7 (1.00%) Intranet
11 6 (0.86%) NetScaler
12 5 (0.72%) VLAN
13 4 (0.57%) HTTP
14 3 (0.43%) Wireless
14 3 (0.43%) Modbus
15 2 (0.29%) OpenLDAP
15 2 (0.29%) IPsec
15 2 (0.29%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (25.89%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (6.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (4.01%) Relational Database
5 23 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (3.00%) Oracle Database
7 18 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (2.58%) MySQL
8 10 (1.43%) DB2
9 9 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.14%) OLAP
11 7 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.00%) DTS
11 7 (1.00%) Big Data
12 6 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (0.86%) MS Access
13 5 (0.72%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.72%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 29 (4.15%) Visual Studio
2 27 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (2.58%) Selenium
4 12 (1.72%) NUnit
5 11 (1.57%) Moq
6 7 (1.00%) WinRunner
7 6 (0.86%) JIRA
7 6 (0.86%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (0.86%) QUnit
8 4 (0.57%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.57%) JUnit
9 3 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.43%) Hudson
10 2 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.29%) GoogleTest
11 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.14%) Selenium IDE
General
1 52 (7.44%) Finance
2 28 (4.01%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.29%) Manufacturing
4 19 (2.72%) Advertising
5 17 (2.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (2.15%) Electronics
6 15 (2.15%) Military
7 13 (1.86%) Retail
8 12 (1.72%) Marketing
9 11 (1.57%) Aerospace
10 9 (1.29%) Banking
11 7 (1.00%) Legal
11 7 (1.00%) Publishing
11 7 (1.00%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.57%) Back Office
12 4 (0.57%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.57%) French Language
12 4 (0.57%) German Language
12 4 (0.57%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 162 (23.18%) Developer
2 101 (14.45%) Analyst
3 71 (10.16%) Consultant
4 60 (8.58%) Administrator
5 43 (6.15%) .NET Developer
6 42 (6.01%) Support Engineer
7 39 (5.58%) Systems Administrator
8 36 (5.15%) Software Engineer
9 35 (5.01%) Software Developer
9 35 (5.01%) Senior Developer
10 29 (4.15%) Systems Engineer
11 26 (3.72%) Support Analyst
11 26 (3.72%) C# Developer
11 26 (3.72%) IT Support
12 25 (3.58%) Junior
13 24 (3.43%) C# .NET Developer
14 23 (3.29%) Storage Engineer
14 23 (3.29%) Tester
15 22 (3.15%) Service Analyst
15 22 (3.15%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (27.61%) .NET
2 79 (11.30%) ASP.NET
3 42 (6.01%) HTML
4 38 (5.44%) Web Services
5 36 (5.15%) CSS
6 31 (4.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (4.15%) .NET Framework
8 21 (3.00%) jQuery
9 20 (2.86%) XML
10 16 (2.29%) WCF
11 13 (1.86%) HTML5
12 12 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 10 (1.43%) WPF
14 9 (1.29%) ADO.NET
14 9 (1.29%) AngularJS
15 8 (1.14%) LINQ
15 8 (1.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 8 (1.14%) CSS3
16 7 (1.00%) Ajax
16 7 (1.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 71 (10.16%) Computer Science
2 66 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (6.72%) Mathematics
4 29 (4.15%) PKI
5 26 (3.72%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.43%) Blackberry
7 15 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (2.00%) Cryptography
8 14 (2.00%) Open Source
9 12 (1.72%) Chip and PIN
10 11 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (1.29%) Clustering
12 8 (1.14%) Social Media
13 7 (1.00%) Replication
14 6 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
15 5 (0.72%) EqualLogic
15 5 (0.72%) N-Tier
15 5 (0.72%) Device Driver
15 5 (0.72%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 305 (43.63%) Windows
2 88 (12.59%) Linux
3 68 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (6.15%) Windows 7
5 42 (6.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (4.72%) Windows XP
7 27 (3.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (3.72%) UNIX
9 18 (2.58%) CentOS
10 16 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (2.00%) Android
12 11 (1.57%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.29%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.14%) Solaris
15 7 (1.00%) Debian
15 7 (1.00%) Windows Phone
16 6 (0.86%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.57%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.43%) SUSE
18 3 (0.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (14.74%) ITIL
2 87 (12.45%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (7.01%) CRM
4 46 (6.58%) Software Engineering
5 44 (6.29%) MVC
6 43 (6.15%) Migration
7 36 (5.15%) ERP
8 35 (5.01%) Project Management
9 32 (4.58%) Incident Management
9 32 (4.58%) Performance Tuning
10 30 (4.29%) OO
11 29 (4.15%) Service Delivery
12 27 (3.86%) Disaster Recovery
13 24 (3.43%) Mentoring
13 24 (3.43%) Software Testing
14 22 (3.15%) Time Management
14 22 (3.15%) Line Management
14 22 (3.15%) Service Management
14 22 (3.15%) TDD
15 21 (3.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 206 (29.47%) SQL
2 190 (27.18%) C#
3 68 (9.73%) Java
4 53 (7.58%) C++
5 50 (7.15%) T-SQL
6 45 (6.44%) JavaScript
7 31 (4.43%) Python
8 25 (3.58%) C
9 24 (3.43%) PowerShell
10 23 (3.29%) VB.NET
11 17 (2.43%) Perl
11 17 (2.43%) PHP
12 13 (1.86%) VB
13 12 (1.72%) VBA
14 7 (1.00%) Delphi
15 5 (0.72%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.57%) Scala
17 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
18 1 (0.14%) X++
Qualifications
1 131 (18.74%) Degree
2 75 (10.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (3.72%) Security Cleared
4 21 (3.00%) RHCE
4 21 (3.00%) MCSE
5 20 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 20 (2.86%) NCDA
6 18 (2.58%) NCIE
6 18 (2.58%) MCP
7 15 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (1.86%) MCITP
8 13 (1.86%) OCP
8 13 (1.86%) Oracle Certification
9 10 (1.43%) MCSA
10 9 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (1.29%) ISEB
10 9 (1.29%) A+ Certification
11 8 (1.14%) SC Cleared
11 8 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.01%) SLA
2 17 (2.43%) QA
3 11 (1.57%) ISO 9000
4 7 (1.00%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.43%) GAMP
6 3 (0.43%) GCP
6 3 (0.43%) GMP
7 2 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 140 (20.03%) Active Directory
2 86 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (8.73%) Hyper-V
4 27 (3.86%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (2.43%) XenDesktop
6 16 (2.29%) XenApp
7 15 (2.15%) vSphere
8 14 (2.00%) VMware ESX
9 13 (1.86%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (1.00%) Firmware
11 3 (0.43%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.43%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.14%) XenServer
12 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.14%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 40 (5.72%) SCCM
2 18 (2.58%) SCOM
3 13 (1.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (1.86%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (0.72%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.43%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.43%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.14%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.14%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 144 (20.60%) VMware
2 118 (16.88%) Citrix
3 78 (11.16%) Oracle
4 65 (9.30%) NetApp
5 45 (6.44%) HP
6 32 (4.58%) Red Hat
7 30 (4.29%) Cisco
8 29 (4.15%) SAP
9 19 (2.72%) EMC
10 15 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.86%) Google
11 13 (1.86%) Red Gate
12 12 (1.72%) Dell
12 12 (1.72%) Adobe
13 11 (1.57%) Apple
14 9 (1.29%) Symantec
15 8 (1.14%) JD Edwards
15 8 (1.14%) Zoho
16 7 (1.00%) Twitter
16 7 (1.00%) CheckPoint
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dante Limited
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
@ITS
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive- Call to Discuss
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EU Solutions
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Coneqt
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Career Progression!
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Volt
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
@ITS
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
@ITS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Dental
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago