Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 18 20
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 313 334 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 10.16% 13.20% 10.08%
As % of the Vendors category 30.39% 42.60% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 255 298 233
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% -9.38%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,050 £25,550
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,900 £56,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% -

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 1,030 784 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 33.44% 30.98% 35.10%
Number of salaries quoted 549 608 707
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,950 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £44,400 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.47% - +3.03%

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 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 123 (39.30%) SQL Server
2 115 (36.74%) C#
3 114 (36.42%) .NET
4 101 (32.27%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (30.67%) SQL
6 93 (29.71%) Finance
7 87 (27.80%) Microsoft Azure
8 83 (26.52%) ASP.NET
9 80 (25.56%) MVC
10 68 (21.73%) OO
11 67 (21.41%) WPF
12 54 (17.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 54 (17.25%) Windows
13 51 (16.29%) JavaScript
14 50 (15.97%) ITIL
15 48 (15.34%) Analytical Skills
16 46 (14.70%) Degree
17 45 (14.38%) AngularJS
18 43 (13.74%) Mathematics
18 43 (13.74%) TeamCity
19 41 (13.10%) Active Directory
20 38 (12.14%) TDD
20 38 (12.14%) RESTful
20 38 (12.14%) ASP.NET Web API
21 37 (11.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 36 (11.50%) MongoDB
22 36 (11.50%) Software Engineering
22 36 (11.50%) Oracle
23 35 (11.18%) CSS
23 35 (11.18%) Node.js

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 30 (9.58%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (6.39%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.92%) ArcGIS
4 6 (1.92%) ArcSDE
4 6 (1.92%) GeoServer
5 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.96%) IIS
5 3 (0.96%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.64%) SAS
6 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.64%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.32%) Apache
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.32%) Kentico
7 1 (0.32%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (10.54%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (5.75%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.96%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.32%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (4.79%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (3.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.60%) NetSuite
4 5 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.60%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (1.28%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 87 (27.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (7.99%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (5.11%) Office 365
4 15 (4.79%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (2.88%) SaaS
6 6 (1.92%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (1.60%) FinancialForce
8 4 (1.28%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.64%) IaaS
10 2 (0.64%) NuGet
10 2 (0.64%) PaaS
11 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.71%) Internet
2 7 (2.24%) SAN
3 6 (1.92%) DNS
3 6 (1.92%) HTTP
4 5 (1.60%) Broadband
5 4 (1.28%) Firewall
6 3 (0.96%) DHCP
6 3 (0.96%) LAN
6 3 (0.96%) WAN
7 2 (0.64%) Skype
7 2 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.64%) VSAN
7 2 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.64%) Wireless
8 1 (0.32%) DMZ
8 1 (0.32%) FTP
8 1 (0.32%) SMTP
8 1 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (39.30%) SQL Server
2 36 (11.50%) MongoDB
3 31 (9.90%) SQL Server 2016
4 28 (8.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (8.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (5.75%) Big Data
7 14 (4.47%) Power BI
7 14 (4.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.56%) GIS
9 8 (2.56%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (2.24%) MySQL
11 6 (1.92%) Couchbase
11 6 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.60%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.60%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 43 (13.74%) TeamCity
2 30 (9.58%) Git (software)
3 29 (9.27%) NUnit
4 25 (7.99%) JIRA
5 24 (7.67%) Visual Studio
6 18 (5.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (4.15%) Subversion
8 12 (3.83%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (2.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (1.28%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.96%) Moq
11 3 (0.96%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.64%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.64%) Vagrant
General
1 93 (29.71%) Finance
2 27 (8.63%) Advertising
3 18 (5.75%) Banking
4 10 (3.19%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.24%) Law
5 7 (2.24%) Marketing
6 6 (1.92%) Legal
7 5 (1.60%) Games
8 3 (0.96%) Electronics
9 2 (0.64%) Automotive
9 2 (0.64%) Local Government
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) French Language
10 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 118 (37.70%) Developer
2 69 (22.04%) .NET Developer
3 44 (14.06%) C# Developer
4 34 (10.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (10.54%) Software Developer
6 30 (9.58%) Messaging Developer
7 25 (7.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 24 (7.67%) Administrator
9 23 (7.35%) DBA
10 21 (6.71%) Windows Engineer
11 20 (6.39%) Server Engineer
11 20 (6.39%) Windows Server Engineer
12 19 (6.07%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
12 19 (6.07%) Identity Management Engineer
12 19 (6.07%) SCCM Engineer
12 19 (6.07%) SQL DBA
13 18 (5.75%) C# Software Developer
13 18 (5.75%) Consultant
13 18 (5.75%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (5.75%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (36.42%) .NET
2 83 (26.52%) ASP.NET
3 67 (21.41%) WPF
4 54 (17.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 45 (14.38%) AngularJS
6 38 (12.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 38 (12.14%) RESTful
7 37 (11.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 35 (11.18%) CSS
8 35 (11.18%) Node.js
9 34 (10.86%) HTML
10 33 (10.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 30 (9.58%) KnockoutJS
11 30 (9.58%) MSMQ
11 30 (9.58%) RabbitMQ
12 28 (8.95%) Web Services
13 26 (8.31%) jQuery
13 26 (8.31%) WCF
14 19 (6.07%) Middleware
15 15 (4.79%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 48 (15.34%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.95%) Computer Science
3 23 (7.35%) Algorithms
4 20 (6.39%) Data Centre
5 16 (5.11%) Driving Licence
6 14 (4.47%) Replication
7 13 (4.15%) Fintech
8 9 (2.88%) Clustering
8 9 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.92%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.92%) NHS
10 6 (1.92%) PMI
11 4 (1.28%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (1.28%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.96%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.32%) Apple TV
13 1 (0.32%) CPLD
13 1 (0.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (17.25%) Windows
2 35 (11.18%) Windows Server
3 34 (10.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (7.99%) Linux
5 17 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (4.15%) Android
7 12 (3.83%) Apple iOS
8 10 (3.19%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.92%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.28%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.32%) Unix
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (32.27%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (25.56%) MVC
3 68 (21.73%) OO
4 50 (15.97%) ITIL
5 43 (13.74%) Mathematics
6 38 (12.14%) TDD
7 36 (11.50%) Software Engineering
8 33 (10.54%) Kanban
8 33 (10.54%) Problem-Solving
8 33 (10.54%) Web Application Development
9 32 (10.22%) Analytics
10 31 (9.90%) ERP
10 31 (9.90%) Test Automation
11 30 (9.58%) CRM
11 30 (9.58%) Dependency Injection
11 30 (9.58%) Multithreading
11 30 (9.58%) Unit Testing
12 27 (8.63%) Process Improvement
13 26 (8.31%) Financial Modelling
13 26 (8.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 115 (36.74%) C#
2 96 (30.67%) SQL
3 51 (16.29%) JavaScript
4 32 (10.22%) Ruby
5 30 (9.58%) F#
6 26 (8.31%) T-SQL
7 25 (7.99%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.51%) VBA
9 10 (3.19%) C++
10 9 (2.88%) C
10 9 (2.88%) Python
11 6 (1.92%) Java
12 5 (1.60%) PHP
12 5 (1.60%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.64%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.64%) VB
14 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.32%) VC++
Qualifications
1 46 (14.70%) Degree
2 23 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (6.39%) MCITP
4 7 (2.24%) PMP
5 6 (1.92%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.28%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.28%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.28%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.64%) MCPD
7 2 (0.64%) MCSD
8 1 (0.32%) AAT
8 1 (0.32%) ACCA
8 1 (0.32%) CCNA
8 1 (0.32%) CIMA
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.32%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.60%) GDPR
2 4 (1.28%) SLA
3 3 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.64%) PMO
4 2 (0.64%) QA
5 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 41 (13.10%) Active Directory
2 27 (8.63%) Hyper-V
3 24 (7.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.96%) Docker
5 2 (0.64%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.64%) Firmware
5 2 (0.64%) KVM
5 2 (0.64%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.64%) vSphere
5 2 (0.64%) Xen
6 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 31 (9.90%) WSUS
2 30 (9.58%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 30 (9.58%) Kibana
3 19 (6.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 19 (6.07%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 19 (6.07%) SCCM
3 19 (6.07%) SCOM
4 4 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.64%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.64%) Puppet
6 1 (0.32%) Ansible
6 1 (0.32%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 36 (11.50%) Oracle
2 28 (8.95%) VMware
3 27 (8.63%) WorldPay
4 18 (5.75%) Google
5 10 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (2.88%) Facebook
7 8 (2.56%) SAP
7 8 (2.56%) Twitter
8 7 (2.24%) ESRI
9 6 (1.92%) Citrix
9 6 (1.92%) Epicor
9 6 (1.92%) Infor
9 6 (1.92%) JD Edwards
9 6 (1.92%) Sage
10 5 (1.60%) IFS
10 5 (1.60%) RedGate
10 5 (1.60%) Xero
11 4 (1.28%) Cisco
11 4 (1.28%) IBM
11 4 (1.28%) Samsung