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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 17 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 273 371 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.17% 15.20% 18.76%
As % of the Vendors category 34.34% 35.71% 42.01%
Number of salaries quoted 237 318 452
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
795 1039 1164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 38.35% 42.56% 44.65%
Number of salaries quoted 657 823 1005
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -1 184 £40,000 +1.26% 36
Peterborough -7 40 £31,000 -10.14% 2
Huntingdon +10 13 £36,250 -8.22%
St Neots +1 1 £22,000 -32.30%
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 257 (40.16%) Windows
2 242 (37.81%) MS Excel
3 218 (34.06%) SQL Server
4 201 (31.41%) .NET
5 193 (30.16%) SQL
6 191 (29.84%) C#
7 152 (23.75%) Degree
8 138 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
9 121 (18.91%) HTML
10 119 (18.59%) Active Directory
11 116 (18.13%) ASP.NET
12 108 (16.88%) VMware
13 107 (16.72%) JavaScript
14 93 (14.53%) ITIL
15 85 (13.28%) MS Office
16 83 (12.97%) MS Exchange
16 83 (12.97%) Software Engineering
17 80 (12.50%) CSS
18 76 (11.88%) Computer Science
18 76 (11.88%) jQuery
19 75 (11.72%) Citrix
20 74 (11.56%) MVC
21 72 (11.25%) SharePoint
22 70 (10.94%) C++
23 69 (10.78%) Finance
24 68 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
25 66 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
26 64 (10.00%) Linux
27 60 (9.38%) Java
28 58 (9.06%) Visual Studio

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 83 (12.97%) MS Exchange
2 72 (11.25%) SharePoint
3 58 (9.06%) IIS
4 24 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 23 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (2.81%) Lync
7 14 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (1.72%) CMS
10 9 (1.41%) SAS
11 7 (1.09%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.78%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.63%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.63%) Node.js
14 3 (0.47%) JOnAS
15 2 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 242 (37.81%) MS Excel
2 85 (13.28%) MS Office
3 22 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (2.66%) MS Project
5 16 (2.50%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.63%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.31%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.31%) InDesign
7 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
1 11 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.63%) Tridion
4 2 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.16%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.38%) Office 365
2 13 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.47%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.31%) SaaS
5 2 (0.31%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.16%) Yammer
6 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.56%) DNS
2 39 (6.09%) Firewall
3 33 (5.16%) TCP/IP
4 31 (4.84%) DHCP
5 29 (4.53%) Internet
6 21 (3.28%) WAN
7 19 (2.97%) LAN
8 16 (2.50%) SAN
9 15 (2.34%) NetScaler
10 11 (1.72%) SSL
10 11 (1.72%) VPN
11 10 (1.56%) Network Security
12 8 (1.25%) HTTP
12 8 (1.25%) VLAN
13 7 (1.09%) SMTP
13 7 (1.09%) FTP
13 7 (1.09%) SNMP
13 7 (1.09%) LDAP
13 7 (1.09%) MPLS
14 6 (0.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (34.06%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (4.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (1.56%) MySQL
5 10 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (1.41%) OLAP
7 8 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.25%) Big Data
8 7 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.09%) DB2
9 6 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.78%) FileMaker
11 4 (0.63%) SAP BW
11 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 58 (9.06%) Visual Studio
2 32 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (4.84%) NUnit
4 15 (2.34%) Selenium
5 13 (2.03%) Rhino Mocks
6 12 (1.88%) Jenkins
6 12 (1.88%) Moq
7 11 (1.72%) Subversion
8 10 (1.56%) JIRA
8 10 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (1.56%) SpecFlow
9 6 (0.94%) Xcode
10 4 (0.63%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.63%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.63%) GCC
11 3 (0.47%) Ranorex
11 3 (0.47%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.31%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.31%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.31%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 69 (10.78%) Finance
2 21 (3.28%) Electronics
3 19 (2.97%) Marketing
4 16 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.34%) Back Office
6 10 (1.56%) Games
6 10 (1.56%) Automotive
7 8 (1.25%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.94%) Front Office
9 5 (0.78%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.78%) Banking
9 5 (0.78%) Retail
9 5 (0.78%) Advertising
9 5 (0.78%) Publishing
10 4 (0.63%) Legal
10 4 (0.63%) Billing
11 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.31%) Law
12 1 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 135 (21.09%) Developer
2 76 (11.88%) Analyst
3 60 (9.38%) Software Engineer
4 56 (8.75%) Consultant
5 52 (8.13%) C# Developer
6 41 (6.41%) Software Developer
7 38 (5.94%) .NET Developer
8 34 (5.31%) C# .NET Developer
9 33 (5.16%) Administrator
10 26 (4.06%) Architect
11 25 (3.91%) IT Support
12 24 (3.75%) Systems Administrator
13 23 (3.59%) Support Engineer
13 23 (3.59%) Applications Support
14 22 (3.44%) Senior Developer
14 22 (3.44%) Project Manager
15 20 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
15 20 (3.13%) Graduate
15 20 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 19 (2.97%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (31.41%) .NET
2 121 (18.91%) HTML
3 116 (18.13%) ASP.NET
4 80 (12.50%) CSS
5 76 (11.88%) jQuery
6 38 (5.94%) Web Services
6 38 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (5.47%) HTML5
8 30 (4.69%) MFC
9 29 (4.53%) XML
10 21 (3.28%) .NET Framework
11 20 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (2.81%) WPF
13 17 (2.66%) Ajax
14 14 (2.19%) CSS3
15 13 (2.03%) SOAP
16 11 (1.72%) WCF
16 11 (1.72%) Entity Framework
17 10 (1.56%) XSLT
18 8 (1.25%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 76 (11.88%) Computer Science
2 68 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (7.97%) Mathematics
4 47 (7.34%) Management Information System
5 27 (4.22%) Statistics
6 25 (3.91%) Pocket PC
7 19 (2.97%) Client/Server
8 18 (2.81%) Internet of Things
9 17 (2.66%) Algorithms
9 17 (2.66%) Blackberry
10 15 (2.34%) User Experience
11 13 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.72%) Device Driver
13 8 (1.25%) Replication
14 6 (0.94%) SecurID
14 6 (0.94%) PKI
14 6 (0.94%) Clustering
14 6 (0.94%) Open Source
14 6 (0.94%) Wiki
15 5 (0.78%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 257 (40.16%) Windows
2 64 (10.00%) Linux
3 49 (7.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (5.78%) Android
6 33 (5.16%) Windows 7
7 31 (4.84%) Apple iOS
8 28 (4.38%) UNIX
9 26 (4.06%) Windows 8
10 11 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.94%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.63%) Debian
13 4 (0.63%) CentOS
14 3 (0.47%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.47%) AIX
14 3 (0.47%) Solaris
14 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (21.56%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (14.53%) ITIL
3 83 (12.97%) Software Engineering
4 74 (11.56%) MVC
5 44 (6.88%) Project Management
5 44 (6.88%) OO
6 40 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 38 (5.94%) Mentoring
8 35 (5.47%) Service Delivery
9 31 (4.84%) Risk Management
10 30 (4.69%) Waterfall
11 27 (4.22%) User Stories
12 26 (4.06%) Scrum
12 26 (4.06%) Financial Modelling
13 25 (3.91%) Line Management
13 25 (3.91%) CRM
13 25 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
13 25 (3.91%) E-Commerce
14 22 (3.44%) Change Management
14 22 (3.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 193 (30.16%) SQL
2 191 (29.84%) C#
3 107 (16.72%) JavaScript
4 70 (10.94%) C++
5 60 (9.38%) Java
6 32 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 31 (4.84%) Objective-C
8 22 (3.44%) Python
9 20 (3.13%) C
10 18 (2.81%) VB
11 17 (2.66%) T-SQL
12 12 (1.88%) Perl
13 10 (1.56%) PHP
14 9 (1.41%) MATLAB
15 8 (1.25%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.25%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.25%) VBScript
16 6 (0.94%) AppleScript
16 6 (0.94%) Apple Swift
17 5 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 152 (23.75%) Degree
2 66 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (5.63%) MCP
4 21 (3.28%) MCSE
5 20 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (2.66%) MCSA
7 16 (2.50%) Security Cleared
8 14 (2.19%) MCITP
9 12 (1.88%) PMI Certification
10 11 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.72%) PMP
11 10 (1.56%) CCNA
12 9 (1.41%) SC Cleared
13 8 (1.25%) MCDST
13 8 (1.25%) ISTQB
14 7 (1.09%) ISEB
15 6 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 6 (0.94%) DV Cleared
16 5 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.25%) SLA
2 31 (4.84%) QA
3 4 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.47%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 119 (18.59%) Active Directory
2 45 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (4.69%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.97%) XenApp
4 19 (2.97%) XenDesktop
5 13 (2.03%) vSphere
6 5 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.78%) Terminal Server
7 4 (0.63%) Firmware
7 4 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.47%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.31%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 39 (6.09%) SCCM
2 23 (3.59%) SCOM
3 12 (1.88%) SCVMM
4 10 (1.56%) Backup Exec
4 10 (1.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.78%) WSUS
7 4 (0.63%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.16%) SCSM
8 1 (0.16%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 108 (16.88%) VMware
2 75 (11.72%) Citrix
3 41 (6.41%) Cisco
4 35 (5.47%) Oracle
5 22 (3.44%) TOWER Software
6 20 (3.13%) HP
7 18 (2.81%) Symantec
8 12 (1.88%) SAP
8 12 (1.88%) Sitecore
9 11 (1.72%) EMC
10 10 (1.56%) NetApp
11 8 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
11 8 (1.25%) Adobe
11 8 (1.25%) Twitter
11 8 (1.25%) Rackspace
11 8 (1.25%) Xamarin
12 6 (0.94%) Sophos
12 6 (0.94%) Google
13 5 (0.78%) LogRhythm
13 5 (0.78%) F5
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
IT Human Resources
Salary: training + car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £72000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
2Source Talent
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive Salary + Flexible Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £19k - 23k per year + Be
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + pension, healthcare and much more
Posted: 5 days ago
Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome Prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire County Council
Salary: £28455.00 - £38392.00 per annum + MB(New).1
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits BUPA, pension + multiple perks
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30,000, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £26,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Accumuli
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago