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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 16 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 298 336 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.33% 14.14% 16.70%
As % of the Vendors category 38.80% 35.29% 39.80%
Number of salaries quoted 250 275 395
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
768 952 1123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 36.92% 40.05% 41.97%
Number of salaries quoted 599 762 950
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 March 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 March 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 +1 192 £40,000 +3.89% 35
Peterborough +1 60 £31,000 -11.42% 7
Huntingdon -5 6 £44,250 +12.02%
St Neots -4 3 £22,000 -32.30% 1
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 277 (41.28%) MS Excel
2 274 (40.83%) Windows
3 212 (31.59%) SQL Server
4 196 (29.21%) .NET
5 188 (28.02%) C#
6 169 (25.19%) SQL
7 141 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
8 139 (20.72%) Degree
9 133 (19.82%) Active Directory
10 120 (17.88%) VMware
11 117 (17.44%) HTML
12 101 (15.05%) JavaScript
13 94 (14.01%) ASP.NET
13 94 (14.01%) ITIL
14 92 (13.71%) MS Exchange
15 91 (13.56%) CSS
16 86 (12.82%) MS Office
17 82 (12.22%) Citrix
18 77 (11.48%) SharePoint
19 75 (11.18%) MVC
20 72 (10.73%) Software Engineering
21 68 (10.13%) C++
22 65 (9.69%) Computer Science
23 62 (9.24%) jQuery
23 62 (9.24%) Visual Studio
24 61 (9.09%) Finance
25 59 (8.79%) Java
26 58 (8.64%) Linux
27 56 (8.35%) Windows Server 2008
28 54 (8.05%) Mathematics

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 92 (13.71%) MS Exchange
2 77 (11.48%) SharePoint
3 46 (6.86%) IIS
4 32 (4.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 25 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (1.94%) CMS
8 11 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.04%) Lync
10 7 (1.04%) OpenStack
10 7 (1.04%) SAS
11 6 (0.89%) CloudStack
12 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.45%) JBoss
14 3 (0.45%) Drupal
14 3 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 277 (41.28%) MS Excel
2 86 (12.82%) MS Office
3 22 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (2.98%) MS Project
5 16 (2.38%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.30%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.15%) Simulink
7 1 (0.15%) InDesign
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 15 (2.24%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.45%) Tridion
4 2 (0.30%) SalesLogix
4 2 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.15%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.32%) Office 365
2 15 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.89%) SaaS
3 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.45%) PaaS
4 3 (0.45%) IaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Yammer
5 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.96%) TCP/IP
2 38 (5.66%) DNS
3 34 (5.07%) Firewall
4 33 (4.92%) WAN
5 31 (4.62%) DHCP
6 30 (4.47%) LAN
7 28 (4.17%) Internet
8 15 (2.24%) SAN
8 15 (2.24%) Network Security
8 15 (2.24%) VPN
8 15 (2.24%) NetScaler
9 12 (1.79%) HTTP
10 11 (1.64%) iSCSI
10 11 (1.64%) SSL
11 8 (1.19%) VLAN
11 8 (1.19%) Intranet
11 8 (1.19%) HTTPS
11 8 (1.19%) NAS
12 7 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (1.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (31.59%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (1.94%) MySQL
5 12 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.34%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.19%) Big Data
8 8 (1.19%) DB2
9 7 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.75%) QlikView
11 4 (0.60%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.45%) OLAP
12 3 (0.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 62 (9.24%) Visual Studio
2 35 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (3.58%) NUnit
4 18 (2.68%) Selenium
5 15 (2.24%) Jenkins
6 13 (1.94%) JIRA
7 12 (1.79%) Rhino Mocks
7 12 (1.79%) Moq
8 9 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (1.34%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.04%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.60%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.60%) GCC
10 4 (0.60%) MSBuild
10 4 (0.60%) Bugzilla
11 3 (0.45%) Subversion
11 3 (0.45%) Maven
11 3 (0.45%) TestNG
11 3 (0.45%) QUnit
11 3 (0.45%) Mockito
General
1 61 (9.09%) Finance
2 20 (2.98%) Electronics
2 20 (2.98%) Manufacturing
3 14 (2.09%) Marketing
4 12 (1.79%) Advertising
5 11 (1.64%) Back Office
6 10 (1.49%) Games
7 8 (1.19%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.04%) Automotive
9 6 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (0.89%) Retail
10 5 (0.75%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.75%) Publishing
10 5 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.60%) Legal
12 2 (0.30%) Law
12 2 (0.30%) Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Local Government
13 1 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 139 (20.72%) Developer
2 93 (13.86%) Analyst
3 55 (8.20%) C# Developer
4 54 (8.05%) Software Engineer
5 49 (7.30%) Consultant
6 41 (6.11%) .NET Developer
7 37 (5.51%) Administrator
7 37 (5.51%) Service Analyst
8 36 (5.37%) C# .NET Developer
9 35 (5.22%) Architect
10 33 (4.92%) Software Developer
10 33 (4.92%) Support Engineer
10 33 (4.92%) IT Support
11 31 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
12 29 (4.32%) Graduate
13 24 (3.58%) Systems Administrator
13 24 (3.58%) Support Analyst
14 23 (3.43%) Applications Support
14 23 (3.43%) Project Manager
15 20 (2.98%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (29.21%) .NET
2 117 (17.44%) HTML
3 94 (14.01%) ASP.NET
4 91 (13.56%) CSS
5 62 (9.24%) jQuery
6 41 (6.11%) Web Services
7 39 (5.81%) HTML5
8 32 (4.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 28 (4.17%) XML
10 21 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (2.98%) CSS3
12 19 (2.83%) Ajax
13 15 (2.24%) MFC
14 14 (2.09%) WCF
14 14 (2.09%) .NET Framework
15 11 (1.64%) MSMQ
16 10 (1.49%) XSLT
16 10 (1.49%) WPF
17 9 (1.34%) Middleware
17 9 (1.34%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.69%) Computer Science
2 54 (8.05%) Mathematics
2 54 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (5.37%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.98%) Statistics
5 18 (2.68%) Internet of Things
6 16 (2.38%) User Experience
6 16 (2.38%) Blackberry
7 13 (1.94%) Client/Server
7 13 (1.94%) Algorithms
8 10 (1.49%) Cryptography
8 10 (1.49%) Pocket PC
8 10 (1.49%) Open Source
9 9 (1.34%) Device Driver
10 8 (1.19%) PKI
10 8 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (0.89%) Wiki
13 5 (0.75%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.75%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 274 (40.83%) Windows
2 58 (8.64%) Linux
3 56 (8.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (5.66%) UNIX
4 38 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (4.92%) Windows 7
6 28 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 27 (4.02%) Windows XP
8 23 (3.43%) Android
9 17 (2.53%) Apple iOS
10 13 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.89%) CentOS
12 3 (0.45%) Debian
12 3 (0.45%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.45%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.15%) Solaris
14 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (14.01%) ITIL
3 75 (11.18%) MVC
4 72 (10.73%) Software Engineering
5 47 (7.00%) Service Delivery
5 47 (7.00%) Unit Testing
6 45 (6.71%) OO
7 38 (5.66%) Project Management
8 30 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (4.47%) TDD
9 29 (4.32%) E-Commerce
10 28 (4.17%) Waterfall
10 28 (4.17%) Mentoring
11 26 (3.87%) CRM
11 26 (3.87%) PRINCE2
11 26 (3.87%) Risk Management
11 26 (3.87%) Scrum
12 25 (3.73%) UML
12 25 (3.73%) Software Architecture
13 24 (3.58%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 188 (28.02%) C#
2 169 (25.19%) SQL
3 101 (15.05%) JavaScript
4 68 (10.13%) C++
5 59 (8.79%) Java
6 41 (6.11%) Python
7 28 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 25 (3.73%) C
9 15 (2.24%) PHP
10 14 (2.09%) VB
11 12 (1.79%) Objective-C
12 11 (1.64%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.64%) Perl
13 9 (1.34%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.19%) MATLAB
14 8 (1.19%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.75%) Assembly Language
16 4 (0.60%) VBA
16 4 (0.60%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 139 (20.72%) Degree
2 52 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (2.68%) MCP
3 18 (2.68%) MCSE
3 18 (2.68%) MCITP
4 16 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (2.24%) MCSA
6 14 (2.09%) Security Cleared
7 13 (1.94%) PMI Certification
8 12 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (1.79%) MCDST
9 11 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.64%) PMP
10 10 (1.49%) CCNA
10 10 (1.49%) ISEB
11 9 (1.34%) ISTQB
12 7 (1.04%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.75%) MCTS
14 4 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.60%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.41%) SLA
2 35 (5.22%) QA
3 7 (1.04%) ISO 9000
4 6 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 133 (19.82%) Active Directory
2 48 (7.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (6.56%) Hyper-V
4 21 (3.13%) XenApp
5 18 (2.68%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.19%) vSphere
7 7 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.89%) Firmware
9 5 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.60%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.60%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.30%) NFS
11 2 (0.30%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 46 (6.86%) SCCM
2 28 (4.17%) SCOM
3 17 (2.53%) SCVMM
4 14 (2.09%) Backup Exec
5 9 (1.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.75%) WSUS
7 5 (0.75%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.45%) SCSM
9 2 (0.30%) Nagios
9 2 (0.30%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.30%) Puppet
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.15%) DameWare
10 1 (0.15%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 120 (17.88%) VMware
2 82 (12.22%) Citrix
3 48 (7.15%) Cisco
4 35 (5.22%) Oracle
5 28 (4.17%) HP
6 19 (2.83%) Symantec
7 18 (2.68%) SAP
8 17 (2.53%) NetApp
8 17 (2.53%) TOWER Software
9 15 (2.24%) EMC
10 12 (1.79%) Sitecore
11 9 (1.34%) Intergraph
11 9 (1.34%) OpenText
12 8 (1.19%) Twitter
13 7 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
13 7 (1.04%) Dell
13 7 (1.04%) Adobe
14 6 (0.89%) Apple
14 6 (0.89%) Isilon
14 6 (0.89%) LogRhythm
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + pension, healthcare and much more
Posted: Yesterday
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits BUPA, pension + multiple perks
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum + +life insurance +24 days holiday+BUPA
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Base+Top Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £35,300 to £46,500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Top Training!
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum pension healthcare and more....
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FANTASTIC PROSPECTS
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + 20 Days (+Bank Hols), Health Ins, Gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £45k - 48k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £31k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago