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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft
Rank 12 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 368 292 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.83% 13.54% 15.98%
As % of the Vendors category 40.80% 33.37% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 305 242 396
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
902 875 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 36.34% 40.58% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 684 690 916
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +4 224 £34,500 -9.21% 36
Peterborough +1 58 £26,000 -30.66% 9
Huntingdon -3 9 £37,500 +0.67% 2
St Neots 0 4 £25,250 -40.58% 1
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 353 (48.03%) Windows
2 294 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 191 (25.99%) SQL Server
4 181 (24.63%) .NET
5 179 (24.35%) SQL
6 177 (24.08%) C#
7 151 (20.54%) Active Directory
8 145 (19.73%) VMware
9 130 (17.69%) MS Office
10 123 (16.73%) ITIL
10 123 (16.73%) Degree
11 121 (16.46%) Citrix
12 102 (13.88%) MS Exchange
13 99 (13.47%) Agile Software Development
14 90 (12.24%) Linux
15 80 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
16 78 (10.61%) SharePoint
16 78 (10.61%) Hyper-V
17 77 (10.48%) ASP.NET
18 76 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
19 73 (9.93%) NetApp
19 73 (9.93%) VMware Infrastructure
20 68 (9.25%) HTML
20 68 (9.25%) Oracle
21 67 (9.12%) Java
22 63 (8.57%) JavaScript
23 61 (8.30%) Computer Science
24 56 (7.62%) Software Engineering
25 54 (7.35%) MVC
26 53 (7.21%) SCCM

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 102 (13.88%) MS Exchange
2 78 (10.61%) SharePoint
3 30 (4.08%) IIS
4 19 (2.59%) Apache
4 19 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 17 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (1.77%) Lync
8 9 (1.22%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.22%) CloudStack
8 9 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.54%) WildFly
11 4 (0.54%) JBoss
11 4 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.54%) CMS
11 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 294 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 130 (17.69%) MS Office
3 16 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.77%) MS Project
6 6 (0.82%) Simulink
7 3 (0.41%) InDesign
7 3 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.27%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 31 (4.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.27%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.63%) Office 365
2 23 (3.13%) SaaS
3 12 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.36%) PaaS
4 10 (1.36%) IaaS
5 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.44%) WAN
2 39 (5.31%) LAN
3 37 (5.03%) DNS
3 37 (5.03%) TCP/IP
4 34 (4.63%) Firewall
5 32 (4.35%) DHCP
6 24 (3.27%) Internet
7 20 (2.72%) SAN
8 17 (2.31%) VPN
9 13 (1.77%) Intranet
10 11 (1.50%) HTTP
11 9 (1.22%) VoIP
11 9 (1.22%) Network Security
11 9 (1.22%) NetScaler
12 8 (1.09%) iSCSI
13 7 (0.95%) Wireless
13 7 (0.95%) NAS
13 7 (0.95%) VLAN
14 6 (0.82%) InfiniBand
14 6 (0.82%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (25.99%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (2.72%) Oracle Database
4 20 (2.72%) Relational Database
5 18 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (1.63%) MySQL
10 11 (1.50%) OLAP
11 9 (1.22%) DB2
12 8 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.09%) Big Data
13 6 (0.82%) Oracle OLAP
13 6 (0.82%) MS Access
14 5 (0.68%) QlikView
14 5 (0.68%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (6.39%) Visual Studio
2 31 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (2.59%) Selenium
4 13 (1.77%) NUnit
5 10 (1.36%) Rhino Mocks
6 9 (1.22%) Moq
7 8 (1.09%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.95%) JIRA
9 6 (0.82%) QUnit
10 4 (0.54%) Mockito
10 4 (0.54%) MSBuild
10 4 (0.54%) TestNG
10 4 (0.54%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.54%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.54%) Maven
10 4 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (0.41%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.41%) JUnit
11 3 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.41%) SpecFlow
General
1 46 (6.26%) Finance
2 27 (3.67%) Manufacturing
3 17 (2.31%) Advertising
3 17 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
3 17 (2.31%) Electronics
4 16 (2.18%) Retail
5 14 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.09%) Publishing
6 8 (1.09%) Back Office
7 6 (0.82%) Games
8 5 (0.68%) Military
8 5 (0.68%) Automotive
9 4 (0.54%) Banking
9 4 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.41%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
11 1 (0.14%) Marketing
11 1 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 140 (19.05%) Developer
2 116 (15.78%) Analyst
3 62 (8.44%) Consultant
4 55 (7.48%) Service Analyst
5 52 (7.07%) Administrator
6 51 (6.94%) Support Engineer
7 49 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
8 41 (5.58%) Software Engineer
9 40 (5.44%) Systems Administrator
9 40 (5.44%) Support Analyst
10 37 (5.03%) IT Support
11 35 (4.76%) C# Developer
12 32 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
13 31 (4.22%) Software Developer
14 30 (4.08%) Junior
15 29 (3.95%) .NET Developer
16 26 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
17 25 (3.40%) Architect
18 24 (3.27%) Storage Engineer
19 23 (3.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (24.63%) .NET
2 77 (10.48%) ASP.NET
3 68 (9.25%) HTML
4 47 (6.39%) CSS
5 33 (4.49%) HTML5
6 32 (4.35%) Web Services
7 30 (4.08%) jQuery
8 27 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (2.72%) XML
10 18 (2.45%) WCF
11 17 (2.31%) .NET Framework
12 15 (2.04%) AngularJS
13 12 (1.63%) CSS3
14 11 (1.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (1.50%) WPF
15 9 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (0.95%) REST
16 7 (0.95%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (0.95%) Ajax
16 7 (0.95%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.30%) Computer Science
2 51 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (6.12%) Mathematics
4 35 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 18 (2.45%) PKI
5 18 (2.45%) Open Source
6 16 (2.18%) Cryptography
7 13 (1.77%) User Experience
8 12 (1.63%) Blackberry
9 9 (1.22%) Internet of Things
9 9 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (0.95%) Replication
12 6 (0.82%) Device Driver
12 6 (0.82%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.82%) iPhone
13 5 (0.68%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.54%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.54%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 353 (48.03%) Windows
2 90 (12.24%) Linux
3 76 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (7.07%) Windows XP
5 48 (6.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (5.99%) Windows 7
7 37 (5.03%) UNIX
8 20 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (2.59%) Windows 8
10 18 (2.45%) CentOS
11 14 (1.90%) Android
12 10 (1.36%) Apple iOS
12 10 (1.36%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.82%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.68%) Debian
15 3 (0.41%) Solaris
15 3 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (16.73%) ITIL
2 99 (13.47%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (7.62%) Software Engineering
4 54 (7.35%) MVC
5 44 (5.99%) CRM
6 41 (5.58%) Service Delivery
7 40 (5.44%) Project Management
8 32 (4.35%) Unit Testing
9 28 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (3.81%) Scrum
10 27 (3.67%) TDD
11 26 (3.54%) Automated Testing
11 26 (3.54%) Software Testing
11 26 (3.54%) Incident Management
11 26 (3.54%) OO
12 24 (3.27%) Migration
12 24 (3.27%) Performance Tuning
12 24 (3.27%) Mentoring
13 23 (3.13%) Line Management
13 23 (3.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 179 (24.35%) SQL
2 177 (24.08%) C#
3 67 (9.12%) Java
4 63 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 51 (6.94%) C++
6 50 (6.80%) Python
7 34 (4.63%) T-SQL
8 29 (3.95%) PowerShell
9 25 (3.40%) C
10 20 (2.72%) Perl
11 13 (1.77%) PHP
11 13 (1.77%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.09%) MATLAB
12 8 (1.09%) VB
12 8 (1.09%) Scala
13 5 (0.68%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.68%) VBA
14 4 (0.54%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.41%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 123 (16.73%) Degree
2 80 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (3.54%) MCSE
4 24 (3.27%) MCITP
5 21 (2.86%) MCP
6 20 (2.72%) NCDA
7 19 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (2.45%) MCSA
8 18 (2.45%) NCIE
9 15 (2.04%) Security Cleared
10 14 (1.90%) RHCE
11 12 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.50%) MCTS
12 11 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (1.50%) ISEB
13 10 (1.36%) A+ Certification
14 9 (1.22%) OCP
14 9 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
15 7 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.99%) SLA
2 23 (3.13%) QA
3 9 (1.22%) ISO 9000
4 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (0.41%) GAMP
5 3 (0.41%) GCP
5 3 (0.41%) GMP
6 2 (0.27%) HL7
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 151 (20.54%) Active Directory
2 78 (10.61%) Hyper-V
3 73 (9.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (4.22%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (3.13%) XenApp
6 19 (2.59%) XenDesktop
7 13 (1.77%) vSphere
7 13 (1.77%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.54%) Firmware
10 2 (0.27%) NFS
10 2 (0.27%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.14%) XenServer
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 53 (7.21%) SCCM
2 24 (3.27%) SCOM
3 11 (1.50%) SCVMM
4 9 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (0.95%) Backup Exec
6 6 (0.82%) SCOrch
7 4 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.41%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.27%) Puppet
9 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.27%) SCSM
9 2 (0.27%) Nagios
10 1 (0.14%) MIMEsweeper
10 1 (0.14%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.14%) DameWare
Vendors
1 145 (19.73%) VMware
2 121 (16.46%) Citrix
3 73 (9.93%) NetApp
4 68 (9.25%) Oracle
5 51 (6.94%) HP
6 48 (6.53%) Cisco
7 33 (4.49%) SAP
8 24 (3.27%) EMC
9 22 (2.99%) Red Hat
10 18 (2.45%) Dell
11 16 (2.18%) Apple
12 10 (1.36%) Red Gate
13 8 (1.09%) Twitter
13 8 (1.09%) CheckPoint
14 6 (0.82%) Symantec
14 6 (0.82%) MathWorks
14 6 (0.82%) Intergraph
14 6 (0.82%) Isilon
14 6 (0.82%) Open Text
15 5 (0.68%) Atlassian
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
CHM Recruit
Salary: From £16,239 to £18,099 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25 - £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £1.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Circa £20,000pa
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum Plus fantastic benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension healthcare
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum 15-20% Bonus, Car Allowance, Private Medical
Posted: 8 days ago