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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 17 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 230 406 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.04% 17.64% 14.50%
As % of the Vendors category 29.56% 45.67% 36.01%
Number of salaries quoted 188 340 249
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,050 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
778 889 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 37.35% 38.64% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 589 678 682
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 -10 127 £40,000 +14.28% 23
Peterborough -3 44 £45,000 +57.89% 9
Huntingdon -11 9 £33,000 -20.00% 5
St Neots +2 1 £37,000 +35.77% 1
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 166 (37.05%) SQL Server
2 144 (32.14%) Windows
3 143 (31.92%) MS Excel
4 141 (31.47%) SQL
5 105 (23.44%) C#
6 103 (22.99%) .NET
7 84 (18.75%) Active Directory
8 79 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (16.74%) VMware
10 73 (16.29%) Degree
11 69 (15.40%) JavaScript
12 66 (14.73%) SharePoint
13 65 (14.51%) ASP.NET
14 57 (12.72%) MS Office
14 57 (12.72%) Windows Server
15 54 (12.05%) MVC
16 53 (11.83%) HTML
17 52 (11.61%) Visual Studio
18 51 (11.38%) Microsoft Certification
18 51 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
19 49 (10.94%) Oracle
19 49 (10.94%) ERP
20 47 (10.49%) Citrix
21 46 (10.27%) ITIL
22 45 (10.04%) CSS
23 42 (9.38%) Software Engineering
24 41 (9.15%) Finance
25 39 (8.71%) Linux
25 39 (8.71%) Office 365
26 38 (8.48%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 66 (14.73%) SharePoint
2 37 (8.26%) MS Exchange
3 31 (6.92%) IIS
4 30 (6.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 25 (5.58%) Skype for Business
6 21 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (3.13%) CMS
9 13 (2.90%) SAS
10 9 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.34%) MS Project Server
12 5 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.89%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.67%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
16 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.22%) Confluence
16 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 1 (0.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 143 (31.92%) MS Excel
2 57 (12.72%) MS Office
3 17 (3.79%) MS Project
4 16 (3.57%) MS Visio
5 15 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (2.01%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (2.01%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.67%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (6.47%) Dynamics AX
1 29 (6.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (2.23%) SDL Web 8
3 7 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.71%) Office 365
2 25 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.90%) SaaS
5 5 (1.12%) Yammer
6 4 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.67%) GitHub
8 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.13%) Firewall
2 15 (3.35%) Internet
3 13 (2.90%) Unified Communications
4 11 (2.46%) LAN
4 11 (2.46%) SAN
5 10 (2.23%) DNS
5 10 (2.23%) Intranet
5 10 (2.23%) WAN
6 9 (2.01%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.79%) Wireless
8 7 (1.56%) VLAN
9 6 (1.34%) DHCP
10 5 (1.12%) Extranet
10 5 (1.12%) WebEx
11 4 (0.89%) VPN
12 3 (0.67%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.67%) Network Security
12 3 (0.67%) VoIP
13 2 (0.45%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.45%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (37.05%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (5.36%) Relational Database
5 20 (4.46%) MySQL
5 20 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (3.35%) Big Data
8 12 (2.68%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (2.23%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (2.23%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.79%) NoSQL
11 8 (1.79%) OLAP
11 8 (1.79%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.56%) DB2
12 7 (1.56%) OLAP Cube
12 7 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.34%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 52 (11.61%) Visual Studio
2 29 (6.47%) NUnit
3 24 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (4.02%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (2.23%) Selenium
5 10 (2.23%) TeamCity
6 9 (2.01%) JIRA
6 9 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (1.34%) Git (software)
8 5 (1.12%) MSTest
9 4 (0.89%) AQtime
9 4 (0.89%) dotTrace
9 4 (0.89%) MorphX
10 3 (0.67%) Moq
10 3 (0.67%) QUnit
11 2 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.45%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.22%) JUnit
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 41 (9.15%) Finance
2 28 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 10 (2.23%) French Language
3 10 (2.23%) Marketing
4 7 (1.56%) Electronics
5 6 (1.34%) Automotive
6 5 (1.12%) Banking
7 4 (0.89%) Brand Awareness
7 4 (0.89%) Front Office
8 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.67%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.45%) Back Office
9 2 (0.45%) Billing
9 2 (0.45%) Legal
9 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.45%) Retail
9 2 (0.45%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 116 (25.89%) Developer
2 88 (19.64%) Analyst
3 47 (10.49%) C# Developer
4 40 (8.93%) Support Engineer
5 32 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 29 (6.47%) Administrator
7 23 (5.13%) Architect
8 20 (4.46%) Developer in Test
9 19 (4.24%) Microsoft Engineer
9 19 (4.24%) Project Manager
10 18 (4.02%) Senior Developer
11 17 (3.79%) Software Engineer
11 17 (3.79%) Systems Administrator
12 16 (3.57%) .NET Developer
12 16 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
12 16 (3.57%) Consultant
12 16 (3.57%) Web Developer
13 15 (3.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 15 (3.35%) Software Developer
14 14 (3.13%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (22.99%) .NET
2 65 (14.51%) ASP.NET
3 53 (11.83%) HTML
4 45 (10.04%) CSS
5 38 (8.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (7.14%) jQuery
7 31 (6.92%) .NET Framework
8 26 (5.80%) Web Services
9 25 (5.58%) HTML5
10 20 (4.46%) XML
11 17 (3.79%) AngularJS
12 16 (3.57%) CSS3
12 16 (3.57%) WCF
13 15 (3.35%) WPF
14 11 (2.46%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (2.46%) Razor View Engine
15 10 (2.23%) XSLT
16 9 (2.01%) NHibernate
16 9 (2.01%) XML Schema
16 9 (2.01%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.92%) Computer Science
2 28 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.91%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.35%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.35%) Mathematics
4 15 (3.35%) User Experience
5 11 (2.46%) Statistics
6 10 (2.23%) Life Science
6 10 (2.23%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.56%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.56%) Data Extraction
7 7 (1.56%) Social Media
8 6 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.12%) NHS
10 4 (0.89%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.89%) Clustering
10 4 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.89%) iPad
10 4 (0.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 144 (32.14%) Windows
2 57 (12.72%) Windows Server
3 39 (8.71%) Linux
4 33 (7.37%) Windows 8
5 27 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (3.79%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.79%) Unix
10 5 (1.12%) Windows 2000
10 5 (1.12%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.89%) Android
11 4 (0.89%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.89%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.67%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.45%) CentOS
13 2 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.45%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.22%) Solaris
14 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (12.05%) MVC
3 51 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (10.94%) ERP
5 46 (10.27%) ITIL
6 42 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 32 (7.14%) Project Management
7 32 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 31 (6.92%) Scrum
9 28 (6.25%) PRINCE2
10 26 (5.80%) SDLC
11 23 (5.13%) Performance Testing
11 23 (5.13%) Test Scripting
12 21 (4.69%) OO
12 21 (4.69%) User Stories
13 20 (4.46%) Code Coverage
13 20 (4.46%) Workflow
14 18 (4.02%) Migration
14 18 (4.02%) Service Delivery
15 17 (3.79%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 141 (31.47%) SQL
2 105 (23.44%) C#
3 69 (15.40%) JavaScript
4 34 (7.59%) T-SQL
5 26 (5.80%) Java
6 14 (3.13%) C++
7 11 (2.46%) C
8 10 (2.23%) PowerShell
8 10 (2.23%) VB.NET
9 9 (2.01%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.56%) Python
11 6 (1.34%) X++
12 5 (1.12%) PHP
13 2 (0.45%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.45%) XAML
14 1 (0.22%) VB
14 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (16.29%) Degree
2 51 (11.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (8.04%) MCSE
4 27 (6.03%) MCITP
5 25 (5.58%) MCSA
6 23 (5.13%) MCDST
7 10 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.56%) CCNA
8 7 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.12%) HNC
10 5 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (0.89%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.89%) PMP
12 3 (0.67%) CCA
12 3 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.67%) PhD
13 2 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.68%) QA
2 10 (2.23%) SLA
3 5 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.67%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.45%) COBIT
5 2 (0.45%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.45%) WAI
6 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 84 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.68%) Hyper-V
3 12 (2.68%) vSphere
4 11 (2.46%) XenApp
5 7 (1.56%) XenServer
6 5 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.89%) Firmware
7 4 (0.89%) NFS
7 4 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.89%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.67%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.22%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (2.68%) SCCM
2 3 (0.67%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.67%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (0.67%) SCOM
2 3 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.45%) WSUS
4 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.22%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 75 (16.74%) VMware
2 49 (10.94%) Oracle
3 47 (10.49%) Citrix
4 33 (7.37%) Cisco
5 25 (5.58%) JD Edwards
6 13 (2.90%) SAP
7 10 (2.23%) HP
8 8 (1.79%) Epicor
9 7 (1.56%) IFS
10 6 (1.34%) EMC
10 6 (1.34%) Google
10 6 (1.34%) TOWER Software
11 4 (0.89%) F5
11 4 (0.89%) Symantec
11 4 (0.89%) Veeam
12 3 (0.67%) 3PAR
12 3 (0.67%) Avaya
12 3 (0.67%) Dell
12 3 (0.67%) Intel Security
12 3 (0.67%) Nintex
Huntingdon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Catch Resource Management Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Catch Resource Management Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £37990 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Metaskil
Salary: From £50,000 to £57,000 per annum upto £57k plus good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + pension, health insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + CAR allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + fantastic base + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Raytheon
Salary: Flexible Depending On experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Holiday, Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Peterborough
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridgeshire
TradeLogic Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Medical
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, flexible working, car allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, home working
Posted: 22 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare
Posted: 25 days ago