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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 356 309 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.03% 14.29% 15.81%
As % of the Vendors category 41.40% 36.52% 39.65%
Number of salaries quoted 296 250 359
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
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
860 846 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 38.72% 39.11% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 655 676 872
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,902 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,050
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +3 227 £36,850 -7.87% 26
Peterborough -1 56 £31,000 -22.50% 10
Huntingdon -6 6 £46,250 +17.08% 1
St Neots -4 4 £27,250 -16.15% 4
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 302 (43.77%) Windows
2 284 (41.16%) MS Excel
3 210 (30.43%) SQL Server
4 191 (27.68%) .NET
5 171 (24.78%) C#
6 168 (24.35%) SQL
7 135 (19.57%) Active Directory
8 134 (19.42%) VMware
9 122 (17.68%) Degree
10 120 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
11 107 (15.51%) HTML
11 107 (15.51%) ITIL
12 97 (14.06%) JavaScript
13 96 (13.91%) MS Office
14 94 (13.62%) MS Exchange
15 87 (12.61%) Citrix
15 87 (12.61%) ASP.NET
16 84 (12.17%) CSS
17 73 (10.58%) SharePoint
18 68 (9.86%) Linux
18 68 (9.86%) MVC
19 66 (9.57%) Software Engineering
20 64 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
21 62 (8.99%) C++
22 60 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
23 59 (8.55%) Java
23 59 (8.55%) Visual Studio
24 57 (8.26%) Computer Science
24 57 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
25 56 (8.12%) Finance

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 94 (13.62%) MS Exchange
2 73 (10.58%) SharePoint
3 46 (6.67%) IIS
4 30 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 26 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (1.59%) CMS
8 10 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (1.01%) Lync
9 7 (1.01%) OpenStack
9 7 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.87%) CloudStack
10 6 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.58%) WildFly
11 4 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.58%) JBoss
12 3 (0.43%) Apache
12 3 (0.43%) SAS
12 3 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 284 (41.16%) MS Excel
2 96 (13.91%) MS Office
3 22 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (3.04%) MS Project
5 16 (2.32%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.43%) InDesign
6 3 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.29%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.14%) Simulink
8 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.29%) SalesLogix
4 2 (0.29%) Tridion
4 2 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.14%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.20%) Office 365
2 14 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.87%) SaaS
3 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.43%) PaaS
4 3 (0.43%) IaaS
5 1 (0.14%) Yammer
5 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.22%) DNS
2 35 (5.07%) TCP/IP
3 33 (4.78%) Firewall
4 31 (4.49%) WAN
5 30 (4.35%) DHCP
6 27 (3.91%) LAN
6 27 (3.91%) Internet
7 17 (2.46%) SAN
7 17 (2.46%) VPN
8 14 (2.03%) Network Security
8 14 (2.03%) NetScaler
9 11 (1.59%) iSCSI
9 11 (1.59%) HTTP
10 10 (1.45%) SSL
11 9 (1.30%) VLAN
12 8 (1.16%) NAS
12 8 (1.16%) Intranet
13 7 (1.01%) HTTPS
13 7 (1.01%) MPLS
13 7 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (1.88%) Relational Database
5 13 (1.88%) MySQL
6 12 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.16%) DB2
10 7 (1.01%) QlikView
10 7 (1.01%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.01%) Big Data
11 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.58%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.58%) OLAP
12 3 (0.43%) MS Access
12 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 59 (8.55%) Visual Studio
2 31 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (2.90%) Selenium
4 19 (2.75%) NUnit
5 15 (2.17%) Jenkins
6 14 (2.03%) Rhino Mocks
7 13 (1.88%) Moq
8 12 (1.74%) JIRA
9 8 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (1.16%) SpecFlow
10 6 (0.87%) Git (software)
11 5 (0.72%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.72%) QUnit
12 4 (0.58%) MSBuild
12 4 (0.58%) Mockito
12 4 (0.58%) TestNG
12 4 (0.58%) Maven
13 3 (0.43%) Subversion
13 3 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
13 3 (0.43%) Bugzilla
General
1 56 (8.12%) Finance
2 25 (3.62%) Manufacturing
3 21 (3.04%) Electronics
4 14 (2.03%) Advertising
5 10 (1.45%) Games
5 10 (1.45%) Marketing
5 10 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 10 (1.45%) Back Office
6 9 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.16%) Retail
8 6 (0.87%) Automotive
9 5 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.72%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.72%) Publishing
10 4 (0.58%) Legal
11 3 (0.43%) Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Law
13 1 (0.14%) Local Government
13 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 124 (17.97%) Developer
2 96 (13.91%) Analyst
3 58 (8.41%) Consultant
4 52 (7.54%) Software Engineer
5 46 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 46 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 40 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
7 36 (5.22%) Administrator
7 36 (5.22%) Support Engineer
7 36 (5.22%) IT Support
8 35 (5.07%) .NET Developer
9 34 (4.93%) Architect
10 30 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
11 28 (4.06%) Software Developer
12 26 (3.77%) Support Analyst
13 25 (3.62%) Applications Support
13 25 (3.62%) Graduate
13 25 (3.62%) Systems Administrator
13 25 (3.62%) Systems Engineer
14 22 (3.19%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (27.68%) .NET
2 107 (15.51%) HTML
3 87 (12.61%) ASP.NET
4 84 (12.17%) CSS
5 53 (7.68%) jQuery
6 39 (5.65%) Web Services
7 37 (5.36%) HTML5
8 27 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (3.77%) XML
10 20 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (2.75%) CSS3
12 17 (2.46%) WCF
13 16 (2.32%) Ajax
14 15 (2.17%) .NET Framework
15 10 (1.45%) MSMQ
15 10 (1.45%) MFC
15 10 (1.45%) AngularJS
16 9 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (1.30%) Middleware
17 8 (1.16%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.26%) Computer Science
2 49 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (6.23%) Mathematics
4 34 (4.93%) Management Information System
5 17 (2.46%) Internet of Things
6 16 (2.32%) Blackberry
7 14 (2.03%) User Experience
8 11 (1.59%) Open Source
8 11 (1.59%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.45%) Cryptography
10 9 (1.30%) Statistics
10 9 (1.30%) Device Driver
11 7 (1.01%) PKI
12 6 (0.87%) Pocket PC
12 6 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (0.87%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.87%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 302 (43.77%) Windows
2 68 (9.86%) Linux
3 57 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 42 (6.09%) Windows XP
5 39 (5.65%) Windows 7
6 38 (5.51%) UNIX
6 38 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (4.06%) Windows 8
8 18 (2.61%) Android
9 16 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (1.74%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.01%) CentOS
11 7 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.58%) Debian
12 4 (0.58%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.43%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.29%) Solaris
14 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (15.51%) ITIL
3 68 (9.86%) MVC
4 66 (9.57%) Software Engineering
5 48 (6.96%) Service Delivery
6 43 (6.23%) Unit Testing
7 42 (6.09%) Project Management
8 40 (5.80%) OO
9 31 (4.49%) TDD
10 29 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (4.06%) Mentoring
12 27 (3.91%) Waterfall
12 27 (3.91%) Scrum
13 26 (3.77%) UML
13 26 (3.77%) CRM
14 25 (3.62%) PRINCE2
15 24 (3.48%) Automated Testing
16 23 (3.33%) Line Management
17 22 (3.19%) E-Commerce
18 21 (3.04%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 171 (24.78%) C#
2 168 (24.35%) SQL
3 97 (14.06%) JavaScript
4 62 (8.99%) C++
5 59 (8.55%) Java
6 43 (6.23%) Python
7 34 (4.93%) PowerShell
8 23 (3.33%) C
9 17 (2.46%) PHP
10 14 (2.03%) T-SQL
10 14 (2.03%) VB
11 12 (1.74%) Perl
12 8 (1.16%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.01%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.01%) Objective-C
14 5 (0.72%) Scala
14 5 (0.72%) Assembly Language
15 4 (0.58%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.43%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 122 (17.68%) Degree
2 60 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (2.75%) MCSE
4 18 (2.61%) MCSA
4 18 (2.61%) MCITP
5 16 (2.32%) MCP
5 16 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (1.88%) PMI Certification
6 13 (1.88%) Security Cleared
7 12 (1.74%) MCDST
7 12 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (1.59%) PMP
8 11 (1.59%) ISEB
9 10 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (1.30%) ISTQB
10 9 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (1.16%) CCNA
11 8 (1.16%) SC Cleared
12 7 (1.01%) VCP4
13 6 (0.87%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.81%) SLA
2 29 (4.20%) QA
3 7 (1.01%) ISO 9000
4 5 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.29%) GAMP
6 2 (0.29%) GCP
6 2 (0.29%) GMP
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 135 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 64 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (7.97%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.04%) XenApp
5 18 (2.61%) XenDesktop
5 18 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.16%) vSphere
7 6 (0.87%) Firmware
8 5 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.58%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.43%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.29%) NFS
11 2 (0.29%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 39 (5.65%) SCCM
2 26 (3.77%) SCOM
3 14 (2.03%) SCVMM
3 14 (2.03%) Backup Exec
4 10 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.72%) WSUS
6 5 (0.72%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.29%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.29%) Nagios
7 2 (0.29%) SCSM
7 2 (0.29%) Puppet
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.14%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.14%) DameWare
8 1 (0.14%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 134 (19.42%) VMware
2 87 (12.61%) Citrix
3 49 (7.10%) Cisco
4 38 (5.51%) HP
5 35 (5.07%) NetApp
5 35 (5.07%) Oracle
6 20 (2.90%) SAP
6 20 (2.90%) EMC
6 20 (2.90%) Symantec
7 10 (1.45%) TOWER Software
7 10 (1.45%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.45%) 3PAR
8 9 (1.30%) Open Text
8 9 (1.30%) Intergraph
9 8 (1.16%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.16%) Adobe
9 8 (1.16%) Twitter
10 7 (1.01%) Dell
10 7 (1.01%) Apple
11 6 (0.87%) Isilon
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 Per Annum £28,000 pro-rata
Posted: 4 hours ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum, Benefits BUPA, pension + multiple perks
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + CAR ALLOWANCE
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Roc Search
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Biovia
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £65k, Car Allowance and corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £39400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
QA Limited
Salary: £155.25 - £242.62 per week
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
QA Limited
Salary: £155.25 - £242.62 per week
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum Negotiable + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus + extensive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Strong Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 9 days ago