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 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 11 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 372 398 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.26% 17.63% 16.02%
As % of the Vendors category 41.15% 41.16% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 317 364 442
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £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
904 967 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 37.08% 42.84% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 722 833 1056
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 £29,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 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 22 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 -3 251 £38,000 -5.00% 33
Peterborough +1 69 £30,000 -14.28% 12
Huntingdon -4 11 £47,500 +48.43% 2
Ely - 6 £47,500 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 (42.60%) Windows
2 257 (35.89%) MS Excel
3 216 (30.17%) SQL
4 201 (28.07%) C#
5 199 (27.79%) .NET
6 193 (26.96%) SQL Server
7 144 (20.11%) MS Office
8 142 (19.83%) VMware
9 138 (19.27%) Degree
10 137 (19.13%) Active Directory
11 116 (16.20%) Citrix
12 101 (14.11%) ITIL
13 92 (12.85%) Agile Software Development
14 88 (12.29%) Linux
15 87 (12.15%) MS Exchange
16 85 (11.87%) ASP.NET
17 83 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
18 77 (10.75%) Oracle
18 77 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
19 72 (10.06%) Computer Science
20 71 (9.92%) Java
21 67 (9.36%) Windows Server 2008
21 67 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
22 63 (8.80%) NetApp
23 62 (8.66%) SharePoint
24 60 (8.38%) Hyper-V
25 56 (7.82%) C++
26 55 (7.68%) Finance
27 53 (7.40%) T-SQL
27 53 (7.40%) CRM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 87 (12.15%) MS Exchange
2 62 (8.66%) SharePoint
3 23 (3.21%) Apache
3 23 (3.21%) IIS
4 17 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 12 (1.68%) Lync
6 12 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (1.54%) OpenStack
7 11 (1.54%) CloudStack
8 9 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 8 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.84%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 4 (0.56%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.56%) CMS
13 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.42%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 257 (35.89%) MS Excel
2 144 (20.11%) MS Office
3 24 (3.35%) MS Visio
4 23 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (2.37%) MS Project
6 14 (1.96%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.70%) Simulink
7 5 (0.70%) InDesign
8 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.42%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.42%) FrameMaker
8 3 (0.42%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 34 (4.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (4.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 25 (3.49%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.42%) LabWindows
6 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.14%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.14%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.19%) Office 365
2 28 (3.91%) SaaS
3 17 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (1.54%) Google Apps
6 9 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.98%) PaaS
7 7 (0.98%) IaaS
8 5 (0.70%) Force.com
9 2 (0.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 33 (4.61%) DNS
2 28 (3.91%) TCP/IP
3 26 (3.63%) DHCP
4 25 (3.49%) WAN
5 23 (3.21%) LAN
5 23 (3.21%) SAN
6 20 (2.79%) Firewall
7 15 (2.09%) VPN
8 14 (1.96%) Internet
9 8 (1.12%) VoIP
10 7 (0.98%) LDAP
11 6 (0.84%) VLAN
11 6 (0.84%) Intranet
11 6 (0.84%) NetScaler
12 4 (0.56%) HTTP
12 4 (0.56%) Wireless
13 3 (0.42%) Modbus
14 2 (0.28%) IPv4
14 2 (0.28%) SSL
14 2 (0.28%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (26.96%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 49 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (4.75%) Relational Database
4 27 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (2.79%) Oracle Database
6 18 (2.51%) MySQL
7 10 (1.40%) DB2
7 10 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.26%) OLAP
9 8 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.12%) DTS
10 6 (0.84%) MS Access
10 6 (0.84%) Big Data
11 5 (0.70%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (4.19%) Visual Studio
2 27 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (2.51%) Selenium
4 13 (1.82%) NUnit
5 11 (1.54%) Moq
6 7 (0.98%) WinRunner
6 7 (0.98%) JIRA
7 6 (0.84%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (0.84%) QUnit
8 4 (0.56%) JUnit
8 4 (0.56%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.42%) Hudson
9 3 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.28%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.28%) GoogleTest
11 1 (0.14%) CppUnit
11 1 (0.14%) Mercurial
General
1 55 (7.68%) Finance
2 28 (3.91%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.49%) Manufacturing
4 20 (2.79%) Advertising
5 17 (2.37%) Electronics
6 16 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 15 (2.09%) Marketing
7 15 (2.09%) Military
8 14 (1.96%) Retail
9 11 (1.54%) Aerospace
10 8 (1.12%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.98%) Publishing
11 7 (0.98%) Banking
11 7 (0.98%) Legal
12 4 (0.56%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.56%) French Language
12 4 (0.56%) German Language
12 4 (0.56%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.56%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 172 (24.02%) Developer
2 106 (14.80%) Analyst
3 74 (10.34%) Consultant
4 61 (8.52%) Administrator
5 50 (6.98%) .NET Developer
6 42 (5.87%) Support Engineer
7 38 (5.31%) Software Developer
8 37 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
9 35 (4.89%) Senior Developer
10 33 (4.61%) Software Engineer
11 28 (3.91%) Support Analyst
11 28 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
11 28 (3.91%) C# Developer
12 27 (3.77%) Tester
13 26 (3.63%) C# .NET Developer
14 25 (3.49%) Junior
15 24 (3.35%) IT Support
16 22 (3.07%) Linux Administrator
17 21 (2.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 21 (2.93%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (27.79%) .NET
2 85 (11.87%) ASP.NET
3 45 (6.28%) HTML
4 40 (5.59%) Web Services
5 38 (5.31%) CSS
6 32 (4.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (4.05%) .NET Framework
8 22 (3.07%) jQuery
9 21 (2.93%) XML
10 19 (2.65%) WCF
11 14 (1.96%) HTML5
12 13 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 10 (1.40%) ADO.NET
14 9 (1.26%) WPF
15 8 (1.12%) Ajax
15 8 (1.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 8 (1.12%) CSS3
15 8 (1.12%) AngularJS
15 8 (1.12%) LINQ
16 7 (0.98%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 72 (10.06%) Computer Science
2 67 (9.36%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (6.01%) Mathematics
4 29 (4.05%) PKI
5 27 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.51%) Blackberry
7 17 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.96%) Cryptography
9 13 (1.82%) Open Source
10 12 (1.68%) Chip and PIN
11 11 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (1.40%) Clustering
13 9 (1.26%) Social Media
14 7 (0.98%) Firmware
14 7 (0.98%) Replication
15 6 (0.84%) Device Driver
15 6 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
16 5 (0.70%) User Experience
16 5 (0.70%) EqualLogic
16 5 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 305 (42.60%) Windows
2 88 (12.29%) Linux
3 67 (9.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (5.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (5.59%) Windows 7
6 28 (3.91%) Windows XP
7 27 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (3.63%) UNIX
9 18 (2.51%) CentOS
10 15 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (1.96%) Android
12 13 (1.82%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.26%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.12%) Solaris
15 7 (0.98%) Windows Phone
16 6 (0.84%) Debian
16 6 (0.84%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.56%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.42%) Windows 2000
18 3 (0.42%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (14.11%) ITIL
2 92 (12.85%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (7.40%) CRM
4 46 (6.42%) Software Engineering
4 46 (6.42%) Migration
5 45 (6.28%) MVC
6 41 (5.73%) Project Management
7 37 (5.17%) ERP
8 34 (4.75%) Performance Tuning
9 32 (4.47%) Incident Management
10 31 (4.33%) OO
11 28 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
12 27 (3.77%) Service Delivery
13 24 (3.35%) Scrum
14 23 (3.21%) Line Management
14 23 (3.21%) Mentoring
14 23 (3.21%) Service Management
15 22 (3.07%) TDD
15 22 (3.07%) OOP
15 22 (3.07%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 216 (30.17%) SQL
2 201 (28.07%) C#
3 71 (9.92%) Java
4 56 (7.82%) C++
5 53 (7.40%) T-SQL
6 51 (7.12%) JavaScript
7 29 (4.05%) Python
8 27 (3.77%) C
9 26 (3.63%) VB.NET
10 23 (3.21%) PowerShell
11 19 (2.65%) PHP
12 17 (2.37%) Perl
13 15 (2.09%) VBA
14 13 (1.82%) VB
15 7 (0.98%) Delphi
16 5 (0.70%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.42%) Scala
18 2 (0.28%) VBScript
18 2 (0.28%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 138 (19.27%) Degree
2 77 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (3.63%) Security Cleared
4 24 (3.35%) MCSE
5 21 (2.93%) RHCE
6 20 (2.79%) MCP
7 19 (2.65%) NCDA
7 19 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (2.37%) NCIE
9 14 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.82%) OCP
10 13 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
10 13 (1.82%) MCITP
11 10 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (1.40%) MCSA
12 9 (1.26%) ISEB
12 9 (1.26%) A+ Certification
13 8 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 8 (1.12%) SC Cleared
14 7 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.03%) SLA
2 19 (2.65%) QA
3 11 (1.54%) ISO 9000
4 9 (1.26%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.42%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.42%) GAMP
6 3 (0.42%) GCP
6 3 (0.42%) GMP
6 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.28%) HL7
System Software
1 137 (19.13%) Active Directory
2 83 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (8.38%) Hyper-V
4 25 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (2.37%) XenDesktop
6 16 (2.23%) XenApp
7 15 (2.09%) vSphere
8 14 (1.96%) VMware ESX
9 13 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.42%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.14%) XenServer
11 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.14%) PowerHA
11 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 41 (5.73%) SCCM
2 18 (2.51%) SCOM
3 13 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
3 13 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (0.70%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.42%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.42%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.14%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 142 (19.83%) VMware
2 116 (16.20%) Citrix
3 77 (10.75%) Oracle
4 63 (8.80%) NetApp
5 44 (6.15%) HP
6 32 (4.47%) Red Hat
7 30 (4.19%) SAP
7 30 (4.19%) Cisco
8 19 (2.65%) EMC
9 15 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (1.96%) Adobe
10 14 (1.96%) Red Gate
11 13 (1.82%) Google
12 12 (1.68%) Dell
13 11 (1.54%) Apple
14 10 (1.40%) Twitter
15 9 (1.26%) Symantec
16 8 (1.12%) JD Edwards
16 8 (1.12%) Zoho
17 7 (0.98%) CheckPoint
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