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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 18 24 17
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 157 138 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 13.07% 9.38% 13.56%
As % of the Vendors category 43.13% 27.06% 36.04%
Number of salaries quoted 126 109 157
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.66% -  

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 364 510 541
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 30.31% 34.67% 37.62%
Number of salaries quoted 257 375 393
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cambridge

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 140 (46.20%) MS Excel
2 125 (41.25%) Windows
3 84 (27.72%) C#
4 76 (25.08%) SQL Server
5 75 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (22.44%) SQL
6 68 (22.44%) Active Directory
7 65 (21.45%) Degree
8 62 (20.46%) VMware
8 62 (20.46%) Windows Server
9 59 (19.47%) Software Engineering
10 58 (19.14%) .NET
11 55 (18.15%) Finance
12 54 (17.82%) Microsoft Azure
13 51 (16.83%) MS Office
14 50 (16.50%) Linux
15 48 (15.84%) ASP.NET
15 48 (15.84%) Cisco
16 42 (13.86%) Web Services
16 42 (13.86%) MVC
17 39 (12.87%) ITIL
17 39 (12.87%) MS Exchange
17 39 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC
18 36 (11.88%) HTML
19 35 (11.55%) Visual Studio
19 35 (11.55%) Microsoft Certification
19 35 (11.55%) VMware Infrastructure
20 34 (11.22%) ASP.NET Web API
21 33 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
21 33 (10.89%) C++

Microsoft
Top Related 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 39 (12.87%) MS Exchange
2 24 (7.92%) SharePoint
3 14 (4.62%) Moodle
4 12 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (3.96%) Skype for Business
5 8 (2.64%) IIS
6 7 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.31%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.32%) Apache
8 3 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.99%) WordPress
9 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.66%) SAS
9 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.33%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.33%) Confluence
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 140 (46.20%) MS Excel
2 51 (16.83%) MS Office
3 22 (7.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (3.96%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.64%) Camtasia
5 8 (2.64%) Snagit
6 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (2.64%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (2.31%) SAP BPC
3 7 (2.31%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.32%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.99%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 54 (17.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (7.26%) Office 365
4 16 (5.28%) GitHub
5 5 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.32%) SaaS
7 3 (0.99%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.66%) PaaS
9 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.24%) Firewall
2 23 (7.59%) DNS
3 14 (4.62%) DHCP
3 14 (4.62%) TCP/IP
4 13 (4.29%) LAN
4 13 (4.29%) SAN
5 12 (3.96%) Unified Communications
5 12 (3.96%) Wireless
6 10 (3.30%) Skype
7 9 (2.97%) Ethernet
8 8 (2.64%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (1.98%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (1.65%) VoIP
11 5 (1.65%) VPN
11 5 (1.65%) WAN
12 4 (1.32%) NAS
12 4 (1.32%) Network Security
13 3 (0.99%) Internet
13 3 (0.99%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (25.08%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.30%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.31%) SAP BW
5 7 (2.31%) SAP HANA
5 7 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.98%) Big Data
6 6 (1.98%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.32%) MySQL
7 4 (1.32%) Power BI
7 4 (1.32%) QlikView
8 3 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.66%) MS Access
9 2 (0.66%) RavenDB
9 2 (0.66%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (11.55%) Visual Studio
2 23 (7.59%) NUnit
2 23 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (7.59%) TeamCity
3 15 (4.95%) NCrunch
3 15 (4.95%) ReSharper
4 14 (4.62%) Git (software)
5 13 (4.29%) Jenkins
5 13 (4.29%) Moq
6 12 (3.96%) Selenium
7 9 (2.97%) Subversion
8 7 (2.31%) MSBuild
8 7 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.98%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (1.98%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.65%) JIRA
11 3 (0.99%) MSTest
11 3 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 55 (18.15%) Finance
2 13 (4.29%) Banking
3 8 (2.64%) Multimedia
4 7 (2.31%) Legal
4 7 (2.31%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.98%) Advertising
6 4 (1.32%) Marketing
7 3 (0.99%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.99%) Electronics
7 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.66%) Local Government
8 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.33%) Automotive
9 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (28.38%) Developer
2 38 (12.54%) Software Engineer
3 34 (11.22%) C# Developer
4 27 (8.91%) Analyst
5 25 (8.25%) Support Engineer
6 22 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (7.26%) IT Support
7 18 (5.94%) C++ Software Engineer
7 18 (5.94%) Programmer
8 16 (5.28%) Senior Software Engineer
9 15 (4.95%) C# Programmer
9 15 (4.95%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 14 (4.62%) Software Developer
11 13 (4.29%) IT Engineer
12 12 (3.96%) C++ Developer
12 12 (3.96%) IT Technician
12 12 (3.96%) Support Analyst
13 11 (3.63%) Service Analyst
13 11 (3.63%) Service Desk Analyst
13 11 (3.63%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (19.14%) .NET
2 48 (15.84%) ASP.NET
3 42 (13.86%) Web Services
4 39 (12.87%) ASP.NET MVC
5 36 (11.88%) HTML
6 34 (11.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 29 (9.57%) CSS
8 28 (9.24%) WCF
9 24 (7.92%) HTML5
10 21 (6.93%) jQuery
11 20 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 17 (5.61%) AngularJS
13 14 (4.62%) CSS3
13 14 (4.62%) Razor View Engine
13 14 (4.62%) SignalR
13 14 (4.62%) WF
14 13 (4.29%) Ajax
15 10 (3.30%) WPF
15 10 (3.30%) XML
16 9 (2.97%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.91%) Computer Science
2 21 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.95%) e-Learning
4 14 (4.62%) NHS
5 9 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.64%) User Experience
7 7 (2.31%) Device Driver
7 7 (2.31%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.98%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.98%) iPhone
8 6 (1.98%) Learning Management System
8 6 (1.98%) VLE
9 5 (1.65%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.65%) PDA
10 3 (0.99%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.99%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.99%) Fintech
10 3 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (0.99%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 125 (41.25%) Windows
2 62 (20.46%) Windows Server
3 50 (16.50%) Linux
4 33 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (6.60%) Windows 10
7 19 (6.27%) Windows 7
8 14 (4.62%) Windows 8
9 9 (2.97%) Unix
10 7 (2.31%) Solaris
11 6 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.65%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.32%) Android
13 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.32%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.99%) Fedora
14 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (19.47%) Software Engineering
3 42 (13.86%) MVC
4 39 (12.87%) ITIL
5 30 (9.90%) TDD
6 29 (9.57%) Workflow
7 27 (8.91%) OO
8 26 (8.58%) Mathematics
9 25 (8.25%) Unit Testing
10 19 (6.27%) Regression Testing
11 18 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (5.28%) Open Source
13 15 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (4.95%) Test Automation
14 14 (4.62%) Business Analysis
14 14 (4.62%) Scrum
15 13 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (4.29%) Release Management
15 13 (4.29%) Systems Analysis
15 13 (4.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 84 (27.72%) C#
2 68 (22.44%) SQL
3 33 (10.89%) C++
4 29 (9.57%) Python
5 25 (8.25%) JavaScript
6 24 (7.92%) Java
7 17 (5.61%) C
8 14 (4.62%) PHP
9 13 (4.29%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.64%) Ruby
11 5 (1.65%) Embedded C
11 5 (1.65%) Embedded C++
11 5 (1.65%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.66%) VB
13 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (21.45%) Degree
2 35 (11.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (6.27%) MCSE
4 14 (4.62%) MCSA
5 10 (3.30%) CCNA
5 10 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.65%) MCP
9 4 (1.32%) CCA
9 4 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.32%) MCITP
10 3 (0.99%) CCNP
10 3 (0.99%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.99%) LPIC
10 3 (0.99%) NCDA
10 3 (0.99%) NCIE
10 3 (0.99%) RHCE
10 3 (0.99%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.29%) SLA
2 8 (2.64%) QA
3 3 (0.99%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.99%) PMO
4 2 (0.66%) GCP
4 2 (0.66%) GLP
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 68 (22.44%) Active Directory
2 35 (11.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (7.59%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.63%) vSphere
5 8 (2.64%) XenApp
6 7 (2.31%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.32%) VMware Server
8 3 (0.99%) Firmware
9 2 (0.66%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.66%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.66%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.66%) XenServer
10 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (4.95%) SCCM
2 7 (2.31%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (2.31%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.98%) SCOM
4 4 (1.32%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.99%) Puppet
6 2 (0.66%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.66%) Nessus
7 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 62 (20.46%) VMware
2 48 (15.84%) Cisco
3 20 (6.60%) Citrix
3 20 (6.60%) HP
4 18 (5.94%) Dell
5 15 (4.95%) RedGate
6 11 (3.63%) Oracle
6 11 (3.63%) SAP
7 8 (2.64%) EMC
7 8 (2.64%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.31%) NetApp
8 7 (2.31%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.98%) Blackboard
9 6 (1.98%) Veeam
10 5 (1.65%) TOWER Software
11 4 (1.32%) Intel
12 3 (0.99%) Google
12 3 (0.99%) JD Edwards
12 3 (0.99%) Pegasus
12 3 (0.99%) Planview
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