Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 21 21
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 305 262 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.74% 11.41% 10.71%
As % of the Vendors category 40.13% 37.32% 30.06%
Number of salaries quoted 267 267 262
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,025
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.19% +0.07%
10th Percentile £23,130 £23,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +8.45%

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 760 702 1008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 24.27% 30.56% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 571 595 827
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +1.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 146 (47.87%) .NET
2 143 (46.89%) C#
3 105 (34.43%) SQL
3 105 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (33.77%) JavaScript
5 102 (33.44%) HTML
6 98 (32.13%) Software Engineering
7 97 (31.80%) SQL Server
7 97 (31.80%) AngularJS
8 94 (30.82%) Degree
9 93 (30.49%) ASP.NET
10 90 (29.51%) MVC
11 79 (25.90%) OO
11 79 (25.90%) Computer Science
12 78 (25.57%) CSS
13 68 (22.30%) Windows
14 57 (18.69%) Finance
15 55 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
16 54 (17.70%) Microsoft Azure
17 51 (16.72%) Web Services
18 48 (15.74%) jQuery
19 46 (15.08%) ASP.NET Web API
19 46 (15.08%) C++
20 45 (14.75%) TDD
20 45 (14.75%) WPF
21 44 (14.43%) Node.js
22 42 (13.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 42 (13.77%) Java
23 41 (13.44%) HTML5
24 40 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification

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 23 (7.54%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (5.25%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.64%) IIS
3 5 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 22 (7.21%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (4.92%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.64%) NetSuite
3 5 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.64%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 54 (17.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (7.54%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (7.21%) Office 365
4 12 (3.93%) SaaS
5 7 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.64%) FinancialForce
6 5 (1.64%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.33%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.33%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.54%) SAN
2 14 (4.59%) Firewall
3 10 (3.28%) DNS
4 9 (2.95%) DHCP
4 9 (2.95%) HTTP
5 8 (2.62%) LAN
5 8 (2.62%) WAN
6 7 (2.30%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.30%) VPN
7 6 (1.97%) SSL
8 5 (1.64%) VoIP
9 4 (1.31%) Internet
9 4 (1.31%) NAS
9 4 (1.31%) Skype
10 3 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (0.98%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.33%) Broadband
11 1 (0.33%) Intranet
11 1 (0.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (31.80%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.52%) MongoDB
3 23 (7.54%) SQL Server 2016
4 15 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.61%) Big Data
5 11 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.64%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.64%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.98%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.66%) DB2
9 2 (0.66%) MySQL
9 2 (0.66%) Power BI
10 1 (0.33%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.33%) OLAP
10 1 (0.33%) OLTP
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 37 (12.13%) TeamCity
2 35 (11.48%) NUnit
3 23 (7.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (7.54%) Visual Studio
4 21 (6.89%) Git (software)
5 18 (5.90%) Jenkins
6 14 (4.59%) Moq
6 14 (4.59%) MSBuild
6 14 (4.59%) Subversion
7 7 (2.30%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (0.98%) gulp
8 3 (0.98%) Yeoman
9 2 (0.66%) WebSharper
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.33%) webpack
General
1 57 (18.69%) Finance
2 24 (7.87%) Manufacturing
3 21 (6.89%) Advertising
4 20 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 18 (5.90%) Games
6 13 (4.26%) Electronics
6 13 (4.26%) Marketing
7 11 (3.61%) Retail
8 4 (1.31%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Automotive
9 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 137 (44.92%) Developer
2 62 (20.33%) C# Developer
3 57 (18.69%) .NET Developer
4 36 (11.80%) Software Engineer
5 34 (11.15%) Angular Developer
6 33 (10.82%) Software Developer
7 32 (10.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 32 (10.49%) JavaScript Developer
8 30 (9.84%) Senior Developer
9 28 (9.18%) Analyst
9 28 (9.18%) Support Engineer
10 23 (7.54%) .NET Software Developer
10 23 (7.54%) Messaging Developer
10 23 (7.54%) Support Analyst
11 22 (7.21%) C# Software Developer
12 21 (6.89%) Full Stack Developer
13 20 (6.56%) ASP.NET Developer
13 20 (6.56%) Node.js Developer
13 20 (6.56%) Senior C# Developer
14 19 (6.23%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (47.87%) .NET
2 102 (33.44%) HTML
3 97 (31.80%) AngularJS
4 93 (30.49%) ASP.NET
5 78 (25.57%) CSS
6 55 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 51 (16.72%) Web Services
8 48 (15.74%) jQuery
9 46 (15.08%) ASP.NET Web API
10 45 (14.75%) WPF
11 44 (14.43%) Node.js
12 42 (13.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 41 (13.44%) HTML5
14 37 (12.13%) React
14 37 (12.13%) WCF
15 33 (10.82%) REST
16 32 (10.49%) RESTful
17 26 (8.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 26 (8.52%) KnockoutJS
18 23 (7.54%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 79 (25.90%) Computer Science
2 35 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.57%) Smartphone
4 16 (5.25%) Mobile App
4 16 (5.25%) Mobile Payment
5 15 (4.92%) Algorithms
6 13 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (3.93%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.97%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.64%) Reinsurance
9 5 (1.64%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.31%) HP Storage
11 3 (0.98%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.98%) NHS
12 2 (0.66%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.66%) HoloLens
12 2 (0.66%) Kindle
12 2 (0.66%) Kinect
12 2 (0.66%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 68 (22.30%) Windows
2 30 (9.84%) Android
3 25 (8.20%) Apple iOS
4 24 (7.87%) Windows Server
5 16 (5.25%) Windows 10
6 9 (2.95%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.62%) Linux
8 7 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.98%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.66%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.33%) Unix
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (32.13%) Software Engineering
3 90 (29.51%) MVC
4 79 (25.90%) OO
5 45 (14.75%) TDD
6 38 (12.46%) Unit Testing
7 37 (12.13%) Mathematics
7 37 (12.13%) Multithreading
8 36 (11.80%) Mentoring
9 34 (11.15%) Test Automation
10 33 (10.82%) Scrum
11 29 (9.51%) Web Application Development
12 26 (8.52%) Web Development
13 25 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (7.54%) Dependency Injection
14 23 (7.54%) Kanban
15 21 (6.89%) Data Visualisation
15 21 (6.89%) Visualisation
16 20 (6.56%) Financial Modelling
16 20 (6.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 143 (46.89%) C#
2 105 (34.43%) SQL
3 103 (33.77%) JavaScript
4 46 (15.08%) C++
5 42 (13.77%) Java
6 25 (8.20%) F#
7 23 (7.54%) Ruby
8 21 (6.89%) PHP
9 15 (4.92%) Objective-C
10 7 (2.30%) Python
11 4 (1.31%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.98%) C
12 3 (0.98%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 94 (30.82%) Degree
2 40 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (12.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 33 (10.82%) MCP
5 7 (2.30%) MCSA
5 7 (2.30%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (1.97%) A+ Certification
7 5 (1.64%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.31%) MCITP
9 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.66%) MCSE
9 2 (0.66%) PhD
10 1 (0.33%) CCENT
10 1 (0.33%) CCNA
10 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.33%) NVQ Level 3
10 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.64%) SLA
2 4 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 31 (10.16%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.28%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.31%) Docker
5 2 (0.66%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (7.54%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 23 (7.54%) Kibana
1 23 (7.54%) WSUS
2 12 (3.93%) SCCM
3 7 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.97%) SCOM
5 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (1.64%) SCDPM
6 4 (1.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (8.85%) Cisco
2 19 (6.23%) Symantec
3 18 (5.90%) SAP
3 18 (5.90%) VMware
4 17 (5.57%) Google
4 17 (5.57%) Samsung
5 13 (4.26%) Citrix
6 12 (3.93%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (3.28%) Oracle
8 6 (1.97%) Twitter
8 6 (1.97%) WatchGuard
9 5 (1.64%) Epicor
9 5 (1.64%) IFS
9 5 (1.64%) Infor
9 5 (1.64%) JD Edwards
9 5 (1.64%) Sage
9 5 (1.64%) Xero
10 4 (1.31%) Apple
10 4 (1.31%) Brocade
10 4 (1.31%) Fortinet