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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 12 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 302 343 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.89% 13.97% 19.83%
As % of the Vendors category 32.75% 35.99% 45.42%
Number of salaries quoted 261 296 437
Average salary £38,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
922 953 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 42.39% 38.82% 43.66%
Number of salaries quoted 763 763 868
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,700 £52,500
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +1 179 £38,500 -3.75% 23
Peterborough -7 49 £32,500 +18.18% 11
Huntingdon +6 16 £36,250 +3.57%
St Neots - 4 £32,500 - 1
Ely -1 1 £32,000 -32.63%
Chatteris - 1 £18,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 235 (42.42%) Windows
2 231 (41.70%) MS Excel
3 211 (38.09%) SQL
4 202 (36.46%) SQL Server
5 168 (30.32%) C#
6 160 (28.88%) Degree
7 152 (27.44%) .NET
8 110 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
9 102 (18.41%) ASP.NET
10 95 (17.15%) HTML
11 93 (16.79%) MS Office
11 93 (16.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 91 (16.43%) JavaScript
13 90 (16.25%) Active Directory
14 87 (15.70%) ITIL
15 85 (15.34%) Software Engineering
16 84 (15.16%) Computer Science
17 83 (14.98%) VMware
17 83 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
18 70 (12.64%) Java
19 69 (12.45%) Finance
20 66 (11.91%) jQuery
21 61 (11.01%) Project Management
21 61 (11.01%) C++
22 58 (10.47%) CSS
22 58 (10.47%) SharePoint
23 57 (10.29%) Citrix
24 56 (10.11%) Linux
25 55 (9.93%) MS Exchange
26 54 (9.75%) Management Information System

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 58 (10.47%) SharePoint
2 55 (9.93%) MS Exchange
3 50 (9.03%) IIS
4 30 (5.42%) Lync
5 16 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (2.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (2.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (1.62%) SAS
9 8 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.44%) CMS
10 7 (1.26%) MS Project Server
10 7 (1.26%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.08%) ArcGIS
12 5 (0.90%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.90%) JOnAS
12 5 (0.90%) Node.js
13 2 (0.36%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 231 (41.70%) MS Excel
2 93 (16.79%) MS Office
3 19 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (2.71%) MS Project
5 12 (2.17%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.36%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.36%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.36%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.36%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.36%) InDesign
8 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (4.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 12 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.90%) Tridion
5 2 (0.36%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.18%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.05%) Office 365
2 22 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.44%) SaaS
5 4 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.36%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.18%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.18%) Heroku
7 1 (0.18%) Engine Yard
7 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.18%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.78%) TCP/IP
1 32 (5.78%) Firewall
2 30 (5.42%) DNS
3 17 (3.07%) LAN
3 17 (3.07%) DHCP
4 16 (2.89%) WAN
5 15 (2.71%) SAN
6 14 (2.53%) Internet
6 14 (2.53%) VPN
7 11 (1.99%) SMTP
7 11 (1.99%) SNMP
8 9 (1.62%) NetScaler
9 8 (1.44%) SSL
9 8 (1.44%) LDAP
10 6 (1.08%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.08%) VLAN
11 5 (0.90%) NAS
11 5 (0.90%) MPLS
11 5 (0.90%) FTP
12 4 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (36.46%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 29 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (2.89%) Crystal Reports
6 14 (2.53%) Big Data
7 13 (2.35%) Relational Database
7 13 (2.35%) OLAP
8 11 (1.99%) MySQL
8 11 (1.99%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.81%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.26%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.08%) DB2
11 6 (1.08%) FileMaker
12 5 (0.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (6.14%) Visual Studio
2 30 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (4.51%) NUnit
4 18 (3.25%) Subversion
5 14 (2.53%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.17%) Selenium
7 10 (1.81%) Moq
7 10 (1.81%) Git (software)
8 9 (1.62%) SpecFlow
8 9 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (1.26%) Xcode
10 6 (1.08%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (0.90%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.90%) JIRA
12 4 (0.72%) ReSharper
13 3 (0.54%) MSBuild
14 2 (0.36%) Ranorex
14 2 (0.36%) Redmine
14 2 (0.36%) TortoiseSVN
14 2 (0.36%) WebDriver
General
1 69 (12.45%) Finance
2 20 (3.61%) Marketing
3 18 (3.25%) Front Office
3 18 (3.25%) Back Office
4 15 (2.71%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.26%) Electronics
6 7 (1.26%) Automotive
6 7 (1.26%) Publishing
7 6 (1.08%) Banking
8 4 (0.72%) Retail
8 4 (0.72%) Billing
9 3 (0.54%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.36%) Advertising
11 1 (0.18%) Military
11 1 (0.18%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 113 (20.40%) Developer
2 79 (14.26%) Analyst
3 60 (10.83%) Software Engineer
4 42 (7.58%) Consultant
5 32 (5.78%) Software Developer
6 29 (5.23%) Administrator
7 28 (5.05%) Support Engineer
8 27 (4.87%) C# Developer
9 23 (4.15%) Support Analyst
10 22 (3.97%) .NET Developer
11 21 (3.79%) Applications Support
12 20 (3.61%) Project Manager
12 20 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
13 19 (3.43%) Systems Administrator
14 18 (3.25%) DBA
14 18 (3.25%) Senior Developer
15 17 (3.07%) Data Analyst
15 17 (3.07%) C# .NET Developer
16 16 (2.89%) Architect
17 15 (2.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (27.44%) .NET
2 102 (18.41%) ASP.NET
3 95 (17.15%) HTML
4 66 (11.91%) jQuery
5 58 (10.47%) CSS
6 41 (7.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 39 (7.04%) Web Services
8 37 (6.68%) MFC
9 27 (4.87%) .NET Framework
10 22 (3.97%) HTML5
11 20 (3.61%) WPF
12 18 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (3.07%) XML
14 15 (2.71%) Ajax
15 14 (2.53%) Entity Framework
16 12 (2.17%) PhoneGap
16 12 (2.17%) Classic ASP
17 11 (1.99%) SOAP
17 11 (1.99%) SAML
17 11 (1.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 84 (15.16%) Computer Science
2 83 (14.98%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (9.75%) Management Information System
4 40 (7.22%) Mathematics
5 30 (5.42%) Pocket PC
6 28 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (4.69%) Statistics
8 21 (3.79%) Client/Server
9 20 (3.61%) Algorithms
10 14 (2.53%) Replication
10 14 (2.53%) E-Learning
11 11 (1.99%) SecurID
12 10 (1.81%) User Experience
12 10 (1.81%) Data Centre
13 8 (1.44%) NHS
13 8 (1.44%) Blackberry
14 6 (1.08%) Physics
14 6 (1.08%) Wiki
15 5 (0.90%) Device Driver
15 5 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 235 (42.42%) Windows
2 56 (10.11%) Linux
3 48 (8.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (6.68%) Android
5 37 (6.68%) Apple iOS
6 21 (3.79%) Windows 7
7 15 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (2.35%) Windows 8
9 9 (1.62%) UNIX
10 5 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.90%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.72%) Debian
11 4 (0.72%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.72%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.72%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.54%) AIX
12 3 (0.54%) Solaris
12 3 (0.54%) CentOS
13 1 (0.18%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (15.70%) ITIL
3 85 (15.34%) Software Engineering
4 61 (11.01%) Project Management
5 54 (9.75%) MVC
6 49 (8.84%) OO
7 39 (7.04%) CRM
8 35 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (5.78%) Unit Testing
10 30 (5.42%) Mentoring
10 30 (5.42%) Change Management
11 29 (5.23%) SDLC
12 26 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
13 25 (4.51%) PRINCE2
14 24 (4.33%) Time Management
15 23 (4.15%) Analytics
15 23 (4.15%) User Stories
16 22 (3.97%) DevOps
16 22 (3.97%) Financial Modelling
17 21 (3.79%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 211 (38.09%) SQL
2 168 (30.32%) C#
3 91 (16.43%) JavaScript
4 70 (12.64%) Java
5 61 (11.01%) C++
6 39 (7.04%) Objective-C
7 38 (6.86%) PowerShell
8 32 (5.78%) T-SQL
9 15 (2.71%) VB
10 14 (2.53%) Perl
10 14 (2.53%) C
11 13 (2.35%) VBScript
12 12 (2.17%) PL/SQL
12 12 (2.17%) Python
13 8 (1.44%) MATLAB
14 7 (1.26%) Apple Swift
14 7 (1.26%) AppleScript
14 7 (1.26%) PHP
15 5 (0.90%) VBA
15 5 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 160 (28.88%) Degree
2 93 (16.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (7.76%) MCP
4 28 (5.05%) MCSE
5 21 (3.79%) MCITP
6 17 (3.07%) MCSA
7 15 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.81%) CCNA
8 10 (1.81%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.90%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.90%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.90%) APMP
10 5 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.72%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.54%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.36%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.33%) QA
2 21 (3.79%) SLA
3 3 (0.54%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) DO-160
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 90 (16.25%) Active Directory
2 42 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (4.15%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.53%) XenApp
5 12 (2.17%) XenDesktop
6 9 (1.62%) vSphere
7 5 (0.90%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.72%) Firmware
9 3 (0.54%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.36%) Docker
11 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.18%) vCloud
11 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (1.99%) SCCM
2 5 (0.90%) SCOM
2 5 (0.90%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.54%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.36%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.18%) SCSM
5 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.18%) WSUS
5 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.18%) Puppet
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 83 (14.98%) VMware
2 57 (10.29%) Citrix
3 47 (8.48%) Oracle
4 25 (4.51%) Cisco
5 21 (3.79%) SAP
6 19 (3.43%) TOWER Software
7 17 (3.07%) HP
8 13 (2.35%) Xamarin
9 10 (1.81%) Sitecore
9 10 (1.81%) Google
10 9 (1.62%) Veeam
10 9 (1.62%) Rackspace
11 8 (1.44%) NetApp
11 8 (1.44%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.26%) Adobe
13 6 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
13 6 (1.08%) JD Edwards
13 6 (1.08%) WatchGuard
13 6 (1.08%) 3PAR
14 5 (0.90%) Imperva
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, training fund, certifications
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension Scheme
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus (up to 10K)
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £3000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough
Searchability
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits + Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30 - 35k plus pension, 25 days, flexi time, training + more
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50k + 6.5% pension, health care, 25 days, flexi time + more
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago