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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 18 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 261 360 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.32% 14.32% 17.02%
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% 35.12% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 224 304 435
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £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
783 1025 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 36.97% 40.77% 43.03%
Number of salaries quoted 616 812 1047
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -3 172 £40,000 - 35
Peterborough -4 52 £31,000 -11.42% 6
Huntingdon -3 6 £47,500 +20.25% 1
St Neots -4 2 £21,250 -34.61%
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 272 (41.59%) MS Excel
2 262 (40.06%) Windows
3 213 (32.57%) SQL Server
4 205 (31.35%) .NET
5 196 (29.97%) C#
6 171 (26.15%) SQL
7 149 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
8 141 (21.56%) Degree
9 130 (19.88%) Active Directory
10 125 (19.11%) HTML
11 113 (17.28%) VMware
12 107 (16.36%) JavaScript
13 105 (16.06%) ASP.NET
14 90 (13.76%) CSS
15 88 (13.46%) ITIL
16 87 (13.30%) MS Exchange
17 85 (13.00%) MS Office
18 83 (12.69%) Citrix
18 83 (12.69%) MVC
19 77 (11.77%) Software Engineering
20 76 (11.62%) SharePoint
21 69 (10.55%) C++
21 69 (10.55%) jQuery
22 67 (10.24%) Computer Science
23 61 (9.33%) Visual Studio
23 61 (9.33%) Finance
23 61 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
24 56 (8.56%) Java
25 55 (8.41%) Linux
26 53 (8.10%) Microsoft Certification

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 87 (13.30%) MS Exchange
2 76 (11.62%) SharePoint
3 45 (6.88%) IIS
4 33 (5.05%) SharePoint 2013
5 23 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (1.83%) CMS
9 8 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (1.22%) SAS
9 8 (1.22%) Lync
10 6 (0.92%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.61%) CloudStack
12 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.61%) Drupal
13 3 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.46%) Node.js
13 3 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 272 (41.59%) MS Excel
2 85 (13.00%) MS Office
3 25 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.75%) MS Project
5 16 (2.45%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.31%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 14 (2.14%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.46%) Tridion
4 2 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.15%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.15%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.05%) Office 365
2 17 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.76%) SaaS
5 3 (0.46%) PaaS
5 3 (0.46%) IaaS
5 3 (0.46%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.15%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.15%) Yammer
6 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.81%) TCP/IP
1 38 (5.81%) DNS
2 33 (5.05%) Firewall
3 31 (4.74%) DHCP
4 27 (4.13%) WAN
5 24 (3.67%) LAN
5 24 (3.67%) Internet
6 19 (2.91%) NetScaler
7 14 (2.14%) Network Security
8 13 (1.99%) SAN
8 13 (1.99%) VPN
8 13 (1.99%) HTTP
9 11 (1.68%) SSL
9 11 (1.68%) iSCSI
10 8 (1.22%) NAS
10 8 (1.22%) HTTPS
11 7 (1.07%) FTP
11 7 (1.07%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (1.07%) MPLS
11 7 (1.07%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (32.57%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (1.83%) MySQL
6 11 (1.68%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.38%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (1.22%) DB2
8 8 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.07%) Big Data
10 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.61%) QlikView
11 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.46%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.31%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.31%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 61 (9.33%) Visual Studio
2 37 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (4.43%) NUnit
4 22 (3.36%) Selenium
5 17 (2.60%) Jenkins
6 15 (2.29%) Moq
7 13 (1.99%) Rhino Mocks
7 13 (1.99%) JIRA
8 12 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (1.83%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.07%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.61%) GCC
10 4 (0.61%) Subversion
10 4 (0.61%) Bugzilla
11 3 (0.46%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.46%) QUnit
11 3 (0.46%) Ranorex
12 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.31%) Rational DOORS
General
1 61 (9.33%) Finance
2 20 (3.06%) Electronics
3 18 (2.75%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.29%) Marketing
5 12 (1.83%) Advertising
6 11 (1.68%) Back Office
7 10 (1.53%) Games
8 8 (1.22%) Automotive
9 6 (0.92%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.92%) Publishing
10 5 (0.76%) Retail
10 5 (0.76%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.61%) Legal
11 4 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.31%) Law
13 2 (0.31%) Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 144 (22.02%) Developer
2 87 (13.30%) Analyst
3 56 (8.56%) C# Developer
4 54 (8.26%) Software Engineer
5 51 (7.80%) Consultant
6 43 (6.57%) .NET Developer
7 37 (5.66%) Administrator
7 37 (5.66%) Software Developer
7 37 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 32 (4.89%) IT Support
8 32 (4.89%) Service Analyst
9 30 (4.59%) Architect
10 29 (4.43%) Graduate
11 28 (4.28%) Support Engineer
12 26 (3.98%) Service Desk Analyst
13 24 (3.67%) Systems Administrator
13 24 (3.67%) Senior Developer
14 23 (3.52%) Project Manager
15 22 (3.36%) Applications Support
16 21 (3.21%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (31.35%) .NET
2 125 (19.11%) HTML
3 105 (16.06%) ASP.NET
4 90 (13.76%) CSS
5 69 (10.55%) jQuery
6 43 (6.57%) HTML5
7 42 (6.42%) Web Services
8 39 (5.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (4.59%) XML
10 25 (3.82%) ASP.NET Web API
11 21 (3.21%) MFC
12 20 (3.06%) CSS3
13 19 (2.91%) Ajax
14 15 (2.29%) WCF
14 15 (2.29%) WPF
15 14 (2.14%) .NET Framework
16 11 (1.68%) MSMQ
17 10 (1.53%) XSLT
18 9 (1.38%) Middleware
18 9 (1.38%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.24%) Computer Science
2 61 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (7.65%) Mathematics
4 36 (5.50%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.67%) Statistics
6 18 (2.75%) Blackberry
6 18 (2.75%) Client/Server
6 18 (2.75%) Internet of Things
7 16 (2.45%) User Experience
7 16 (2.45%) Algorithms
7 16 (2.45%) Pocket PC
8 13 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.53%) Open Source
10 9 (1.38%) Device Driver
11 7 (1.07%) PKI
12 6 (0.92%) Wiki
12 6 (0.92%) Cryptography
13 5 (0.76%) Clustering
13 5 (0.76%) 3D Graphics
13 5 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 262 (40.06%) Windows
2 55 (8.41%) Linux
3 52 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (5.35%) Windows 7
6 33 (5.05%) UNIX
7 30 (4.59%) Android
8 28 (4.28%) Windows 8
9 24 (3.67%) Apple iOS
10 19 (2.91%) Windows XP
11 12 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.07%) CentOS
13 3 (0.46%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.31%) Debian
14 2 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.15%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (22.78%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (13.46%) ITIL
3 83 (12.69%) MVC
4 77 (11.77%) Software Engineering
5 50 (7.65%) Service Delivery
6 45 (6.88%) OO
6 45 (6.88%) Unit Testing
7 41 (6.27%) Project Management
8 32 (4.89%) Waterfall
9 31 (4.74%) Mentoring
10 29 (4.43%) E-Commerce
11 28 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (4.28%) Risk Management
11 28 (4.28%) Scrum
11 28 (4.28%) TDD
12 26 (3.98%) CRM
12 26 (3.98%) Line Management
13 24 (3.67%) User Stories
13 24 (3.67%) Financial Modelling
13 24 (3.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 196 (29.97%) C#
2 171 (26.15%) SQL
3 107 (16.36%) JavaScript
4 69 (10.55%) C++
5 56 (8.56%) Java
6 34 (5.20%) Python
7 29 (4.43%) PowerShell
8 21 (3.21%) C
9 18 (2.75%) Objective-C
10 16 (2.45%) PHP
11 14 (2.14%) VB
12 11 (1.68%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.68%) Perl
13 9 (1.38%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.22%) MATLAB
14 8 (1.22%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.92%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.76%) VBA
16 5 (0.76%) Assembly Language
17 4 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 141 (21.56%) Degree
2 53 (8.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (3.82%) MCP
4 18 (2.75%) MCITP
5 16 (2.45%) MCSE
6 15 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (2.29%) Security Cleared
7 13 (1.99%) PMI Certification
7 13 (1.99%) MCSA
8 12 (1.83%) MCDST
9 11 (1.68%) ISTQB
9 11 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.68%) ISEB
9 11 (1.68%) PMP
10 10 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (1.53%) CCNA
11 7 (1.07%) SC Cleared
12 6 (0.92%) MCTS
13 4 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.61%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (7.34%) SLA
2 39 (5.96%) QA
3 6 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.76%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 130 (19.88%) Active Directory
2 44 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (6.12%) Hyper-V
4 22 (3.36%) XenApp
5 21 (3.21%) XenDesktop
6 9 (1.38%) vSphere
7 5 (0.76%) Firmware
7 5 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.61%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.61%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.31%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.31%) NFS
9 2 (0.31%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 44 (6.73%) SCCM
2 26 (3.98%) SCOM
3 17 (2.60%) SCVMM
4 11 (1.68%) Backup Exec
5 9 (1.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.76%) WSUS
8 4 (0.61%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.31%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.31%) Nagios
9 2 (0.31%) Puppet
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.15%) DameWare
10 1 (0.15%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.15%) SCSM
Vendors
1 113 (17.28%) VMware
2 83 (12.69%) Citrix
3 44 (6.73%) Cisco
4 29 (4.43%) Oracle
5 27 (4.13%) HP
6 20 (3.06%) TOWER Software
7 17 (2.60%) Symantec
8 15 (2.29%) EMC
8 15 (2.29%) Sitecore
9 14 (2.14%) SAP
9 14 (2.14%) NetApp
10 9 (1.38%) OpenText
10 9 (1.38%) Intergraph
11 8 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
11 8 (1.22%) Twitter
12 7 (1.07%) Dell
13 6 (0.92%) Adobe
13 6 (0.92%) Apple
13 6 (0.92%) Rackspace
13 6 (0.92%) Isilon
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum, Benefits BUPA, pension + multiple perks
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Data Idols
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Data Idols
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: 21 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + pension, healthcare and much more
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23k - 30k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits BUPA, pension + multiple perks
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25 - 30k plus pension, 25 days, flexi time and more
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Health Care + More
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Top Training!
Posted: 3 days ago