The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 20 17
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 172 132 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 12.64% 11.15% 12.77%
As % of the Vendors category 40.38% 34.02% 33.39%
Number of salaries quoted 148 112 156
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,600 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 426 388 545
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 31.30% 32.77% 38.25%
Number of salaries quoted 335 316 423
Median salary £41,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.46% -4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Cambridge

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Cambridge

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Cambridge over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 130 (38.92%) SQL
2 117 (35.03%) C#
3 114 (34.13%) Windows
4 106 (31.74%) SQL Server
5 96 (28.74%) .NET
6 90 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
7 80 (23.95%) Software Engineering
8 74 (22.16%) Degree
9 66 (19.76%) HTML
10 62 (18.56%) ASP.NET
10 62 (18.56%) Microsoft Azure
11 60 (17.96%) Finance
12 59 (17.66%) AngularJS
13 57 (17.07%) JavaScript
14 56 (16.77%) Active Directory
15 54 (16.17%) MVC
16 53 (15.87%) Web Services
16 53 (15.87%) OO
17 52 (15.57%) CSS
17 52 (15.57%) HTML5
17 52 (15.57%) Windows Server
18 51 (15.27%) Microsoft Office
19 49 (14.67%) Java
19 49 (14.67%) ASP.NET Web API
20 48 (14.37%) VMware
20 48 (14.37%) NUnit
20 48 (14.37%) Unit Testing
21 47 (14.07%) Computer Science
22 46 (13.77%) jQuery
23 45 (13.47%) WCF

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (7.49%) SharePoint
2 23 (6.89%) MS Exchange
3 15 (4.49%) IIS
4 14 (4.19%) Tomcat
5 13 (3.89%) Skype for Business
6 10 (2.99%) Apache
7 8 (2.40%) Moodle
8 6 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 51 (15.27%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (7.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (5.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (3.89%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.40%) Camtasia
5 8 (2.40%) Snagit
6 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (6.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 12 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.80%) SAP BPC
4 6 (1.80%) SAP FI
5 4 (1.20%) Changepoint
6 2 (0.60%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 62 (18.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (5.99%) Office 365
4 17 (5.09%) GitHub
5 13 (3.89%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.20%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.30%) G Suite
7 1 (0.30%) PaaS
7 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.99%) DNS
1 20 (5.99%) Firewall
2 17 (5.09%) DHCP
3 15 (4.49%) SAN
4 13 (3.89%) Unified Communications
5 11 (3.29%) LAN
5 11 (3.29%) Skype
6 7 (2.10%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.10%) WAN
7 5 (1.50%) LDAP
7 5 (1.50%) NAS
7 5 (1.50%) VoIP
8 4 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (0.90%) Wireless
10 2 (0.60%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.60%) Internet
10 2 (0.60%) Network Security
11 1 (0.30%) SSL
11 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (31.74%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (8.08%) Relational Database
4 23 (6.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (3.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (3.29%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.99%) Big Data
8 9 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.80%) SAP BW
9 6 (1.80%) SAP HANA
10 4 (1.20%) Power BI
11 3 (0.90%) QlikView
11 3 (0.90%) Spotfire
12 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.60%) RavenDB
12 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.30%) Data Lake
13 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 48 (14.37%) NUnit
2 41 (12.28%) TeamCity
3 40 (11.98%) Visual Studio
4 37 (11.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (8.38%) Git (software)
6 24 (7.19%) Jenkins
6 24 (7.19%) Moq
6 24 (7.19%) MSBuild
6 24 (7.19%) Subversion
7 16 (4.79%) NCrunch
7 16 (4.79%) ReSharper
8 11 (3.29%) Rhino Mocks
9 8 (2.40%) Selenium
10 7 (2.10%) JIRA
11 3 (0.90%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.60%) TestComplete
13 1 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (0.30%) Ranorex
General
1 60 (17.96%) Finance
2 15 (4.49%) Banking
3 10 (2.99%) Retail
4 9 (2.69%) Advertising
4 9 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.40%) Multimedia
6 7 (2.10%) Marketing
7 5 (1.50%) Legal
8 4 (1.20%) Local Government
9 3 (0.90%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.90%) Electronics
10 2 (0.60%) Automotive
10 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 99 (29.64%) Developer
2 49 (14.67%) C# Developer
3 43 (12.87%) Analyst
4 37 (11.08%) Software Engineer
5 35 (10.48%) Support Engineer
6 31 (9.28%) Software Developer
7 30 (8.98%) Support Analyst
8 27 (8.08%) .NET Developer
9 22 (6.59%) .NET Software Developer
9 22 (6.59%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (6.59%) C# Software Developer
10 21 (6.29%) Applications Support
11 20 (5.99%) Developer in Test
12 19 (5.69%) ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (5.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 17 (5.09%) Applications Support Analyst
13 17 (5.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (5.09%) Programmer
14 16 (4.79%) Administrator
14 16 (4.79%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (28.74%) .NET
2 66 (19.76%) HTML
3 62 (18.56%) ASP.NET
4 59 (17.66%) AngularJS
5 53 (15.87%) Web Services
6 52 (15.57%) CSS
6 52 (15.57%) HTML5
7 49 (14.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 46 (13.77%) jQuery
9 45 (13.47%) WCF
10 43 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (8.08%) Ajax
11 27 (8.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 26 (7.78%) CSS3
13 25 (7.49%) JSON
13 25 (7.49%) REST
14 22 (6.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 17 (5.09%) Angular 2
16 15 (4.49%) WPF
17 10 (2.99%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.07%) Computer Science
2 35 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (9.58%) Mobile App
4 16 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (4.19%) e-Learning
6 10 (2.99%) Algorithms
6 10 (2.99%) NHS
7 9 (2.69%) User Experience
8 6 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.50%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.50%) iPhone
9 5 (1.50%) Kindle
9 5 (1.50%) PDA
10 4 (1.20%) Fintech
10 4 (1.20%) Social Media
11 3 (0.90%) Clustering
11 3 (0.90%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.90%) HP Storage
11 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.60%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 114 (34.13%) Windows
2 52 (15.57%) Windows Server
3 45 (13.47%) Linux
4 39 (11.68%) Android
5 37 (11.08%) Apple iOS
6 24 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (6.59%) Windows 10
8 18 (5.39%) Windows 7
9 13 (3.89%) Windows 8
10 12 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (2.40%) Solaris
12 6 (1.80%) Unix
13 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.60%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (23.95%) Software Engineering
3 54 (16.17%) MVC
4 53 (15.87%) OO
5 48 (14.37%) Unit Testing
6 45 (13.47%) TDD
6 45 (13.47%) Test Automation
7 37 (11.08%) ITIL
8 33 (9.88%) Mathematics
9 28 (8.38%) Mentoring
9 28 (8.38%) Systems Analysis
10 27 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (7.78%) Mobile Application Development
11 26 (7.78%) Regression Testing
11 26 (7.78%) Workflow
12 24 (7.19%) Inversion of Control
12 24 (7.19%) OOD
12 24 (7.19%) Waterfall
13 23 (6.89%) User Stories
14 22 (6.59%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 130 (38.92%) SQL
2 117 (35.03%) C#
3 57 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 49 (14.67%) Java
5 35 (10.48%) C++
6 16 (4.79%) PHP
7 14 (4.19%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.69%) Python
8 9 (2.69%) Ruby
9 8 (2.40%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.10%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.20%) C
12 3 (0.90%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 74 (22.16%) Degree
2 41 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (7.19%) MCP
4 22 (6.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (3.89%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (3.29%) MCSA
7 9 (2.69%) MCSE
8 7 (2.10%) ISEB
9 5 (1.50%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.50%) LPIC
9 5 (1.50%) RHCE
10 4 (1.20%) CCNA
10 4 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.90%) RHCSA
11 3 (0.90%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.90%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.60%) CEH
12 2 (0.60%) NCDA
12 2 (0.60%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.59%) SLA
2 9 (2.69%) QA
3 5 (1.50%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.20%) PMO
5 3 (0.90%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (16.77%) Active Directory
2 29 (8.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.99%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.10%) XenApp
5 6 (1.80%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.20%) vSphere
7 3 (0.90%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.60%) Firmware
9 1 (0.30%) Docker
9 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (3.59%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.29%) SCCM
3 7 (2.10%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (2.10%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (1.50%) AirWatch
4 5 (1.50%) Puppet
5 3 (0.90%) SCOM
6 2 (0.60%) Nessus
6 2 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 48 (14.37%) VMware
2 30 (8.98%) Cisco
3 21 (6.29%) Citrix
4 18 (5.39%) Oracle
5 16 (4.79%) RedGate
6 10 (2.99%) SAP
7 5 (1.50%) Facebook
7 5 (1.50%) Google
7 5 (1.50%) NetApp
7 5 (1.50%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.50%) TOWER Software
7 5 (1.50%) Twitter
8 4 (1.20%) HP
8 4 (1.20%) Planview
8 4 (1.20%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.90%) Brocade
9 3 (0.90%) Fortinet
9 3 (0.90%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.90%) Pegasus
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