Period
to 24 February 2018

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 6 months to 24 February 2018 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
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 19 24
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 334 288 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 10.13% 12.74% 9.48%
As % of the Vendors category 36.46% 42.42% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 298 275 235
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,525 £23,300 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cambridge.

All Vendors
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 916 679 1,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 27.79% 30.03% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 589 565 801
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 165 (49.40%) C#
2 147 (44.01%) .NET
3 121 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (34.73%) MVC
5 115 (34.43%) ASP.NET
6 110 (32.93%) SQL Server
7 106 (31.74%) SQL
8 101 (30.24%) OO
9 96 (28.74%) JavaScript
10 79 (23.65%) HTML
11 78 (23.35%) Microsoft Azure
12 77 (23.05%) CSS
13 76 (22.75%) Finance
13 76 (22.75%) WPF
13 76 (22.75%) AngularJS
14 74 (22.16%) Degree
15 69 (20.66%) ASP.NET MVC
16 62 (18.56%) Software Engineering
17 61 (18.26%) Computer Science
18 56 (16.77%) Mathematics
19 52 (15.57%) RESTful
20 51 (15.27%) TDD
21 50 (14.97%) Web Services
21 50 (14.97%) Node.js
22 49 (14.67%) ASP.NET Web API
22 49 (14.67%) Windows
23 47 (14.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 46 (13.77%) Multithreading
25 45 (13.47%) jQuery
26 44 (13.17%) MongoDB

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 35 (10.48%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.69%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.80%) ArcGIS
4 6 (1.80%) ArcSDE
4 6 (1.80%) GeoServer
5 5 (1.50%) IIS
6 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.90%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (5.99%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.90%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (5.39%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (3.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (2.99%) NetSuite
3 10 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (2.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (2.99%) Unit4 Business World
4 9 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.20%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 78 (23.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (5.39%) Office 365
3 18 (5.39%) SaaS
4 13 (3.89%) Dynamics 365
5 10 (2.99%) FinancialForce
6 4 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.20%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.90%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.60%) IaaS
8 2 (0.60%) PaaS
9 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.30%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.30%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.79%) Internet
2 11 (3.29%) HTTP
3 7 (2.10%) DNS
4 5 (1.50%) Firewall
4 5 (1.50%) SAN
5 4 (1.20%) Skype
6 3 (0.90%) DHCP
6 3 (0.90%) LAN
6 3 (0.90%) WAN
7 2 (0.60%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.60%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.60%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.60%) VPN
8 1 (0.30%) Broadband
8 1 (0.30%) FTP
8 1 (0.30%) Intranet
8 1 (0.30%) IPsec
8 1 (0.30%) SSL
8 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (32.93%) SQL Server
2 44 (13.17%) MongoDB
3 36 (10.78%) SQL Server 2016
4 18 (5.39%) Big Data
5 15 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (2.99%) SAP HANA
7 9 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (2.40%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.10%) GIS
10 6 (1.80%) Power BI
10 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.50%) MySQL
11 5 (1.50%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (12.57%) TeamCity
2 35 (10.48%) NUnit
3 33 (9.88%) Visual Studio
4 24 (7.19%) Git (software)
5 22 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (3.59%) JIRA
7 10 (2.99%) Jenkins
8 7 (2.10%) Subversion
9 6 (1.80%) Moq
9 6 (1.80%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.90%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.60%) WebSharper
12 1 (0.30%) webpack
General
1 76 (22.75%) Finance
2 35 (10.48%) Advertising
3 16 (4.79%) Games
4 11 (3.29%) Banking
5 10 (2.99%) Legal
5 10 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.10%) Law
7 4 (1.20%) Retail
8 2 (0.60%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) French Language
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 166 (49.70%) Developer
2 80 (23.95%) .NET Developer
3 71 (21.26%) C# Developer
4 42 (12.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (11.68%) Software Developer
6 35 (10.48%) Messaging Developer
7 33 (9.88%) Senior Developer
8 23 (6.89%) Angular Developer
8 23 (6.89%) JavaScript Developer
8 23 (6.89%) React Developer
9 22 (6.59%) Web Developer
10 21 (6.29%) .NET Software Developer
10 21 (6.29%) ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (6.29%) C# Software Developer
10 21 (6.29%) C# Web Developer
10 21 (6.29%) Senior C# Developer
11 20 (5.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 20 (5.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (5.09%) Windows Engineer
13 16 (4.79%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (44.01%) .NET
2 115 (34.43%) ASP.NET
3 79 (23.65%) HTML
4 77 (23.05%) CSS
5 76 (22.75%) AngularJS
5 76 (22.75%) WPF
6 69 (20.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 52 (15.57%) RESTful
8 50 (14.97%) Node.js
8 50 (14.97%) Web Services
9 49 (14.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 47 (14.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 45 (13.47%) jQuery
12 35 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 35 (10.48%) KnockoutJS
12 35 (10.48%) MSMQ
12 35 (10.48%) RabbitMQ
12 35 (10.48%) WCF
13 32 (9.58%) REST
14 27 (8.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 61 (18.26%) Computer Science
2 42 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (8.08%) Algorithms
4 21 (6.29%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (4.79%) Data Centre
6 14 (4.19%) Smartphone
7 13 (3.89%) Mobile Payment
8 12 (3.59%) Fintech
9 11 (3.29%) Driving Licence
10 7 (2.10%) Replication
11 5 (1.50%) Reinsurance
11 5 (1.50%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.20%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.90%) Clustering
13 3 (0.90%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.90%) NHS
14 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.60%) HoloLens
14 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (14.67%) Windows
2 29 (8.68%) Windows Server
3 26 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (4.79%) Linux
5 15 (4.49%) Android
5 15 (4.49%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.99%) Windows 7
6 10 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.10%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.90%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.30%) Unix
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (34.73%) MVC
3 101 (30.24%) OO
4 62 (18.56%) Software Engineering
5 56 (16.77%) Mathematics
6 51 (15.27%) TDD
7 46 (13.77%) Multithreading
8 44 (13.17%) Web Application Development
9 40 (11.98%) Unit Testing
10 37 (11.08%) Scrum
10 37 (11.08%) Web Development
11 36 (10.78%) Test Automation
12 35 (10.48%) Dependency Injection
12 35 (10.48%) Kanban
13 34 (10.18%) ITIL
13 34 (10.18%) Mentoring
14 32 (9.58%) ERP
15 31 (9.28%) Analytics
15 31 (9.28%) SDLC
16 29 (8.68%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 165 (49.40%) C#
2 106 (31.74%) SQL
3 96 (28.74%) JavaScript
4 37 (11.08%) F#
4 37 (11.08%) Ruby
5 21 (6.29%) C++
6 17 (5.09%) Java
7 16 (4.79%) PHP
8 15 (4.49%) PowerShell
9 14 (4.19%) T-SQL
10 13 (3.89%) Python
11 7 (2.10%) VBA
12 6 (1.80%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.20%) C
14 2 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 74 (22.16%) Degree
2 21 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (5.09%) MCITP
4 14 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.20%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.60%) CCNA
7 2 (0.60%) MCP
7 2 (0.60%) MCSE
7 2 (0.60%) PhD
8 1 (0.30%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.30%) CCENT
8 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.30%) MCSA
8 1 (0.30%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.30%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.10%) SLA
2 4 (1.20%) GDPR
3 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.39%) Hyper-V
3 15 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.20%) Docker
5 2 (0.60%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.60%) vSphere
6 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 35 (10.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 35 (10.48%) Kibana
1 35 (10.48%) WSUS
2 16 (4.79%) SCCM
3 15 (4.49%) SCOM
4 12 (3.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 12 (3.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (10.18%) Oracle
2 23 (6.89%) VMware
3 22 (6.59%) Google
4 18 (5.39%) Cisco
5 15 (4.49%) WorldPay
6 14 (4.19%) Samsung
6 14 (4.19%) Symantec
6 14 (4.19%) Twitter
7 13 (3.89%) Facebook
7 13 (3.89%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (3.59%) SAP
9 11 (3.29%) Epicor
9 11 (3.29%) Infor
9 11 (3.29%) JD Edwards
9 11 (3.29%) Sage
10 10 (2.99%) IFS
10 10 (2.99%) Xero
11 7 (2.10%) Citrix
11 7 (2.10%) ESRI
12 5 (1.50%) TOWER Software