Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 29 21
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 221 315 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 10.98% 9.85% 12.02%
As % of the Vendors category 34.32% 40.54% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 195 287 279
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,950 £22,950
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,750 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

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 644 777 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 31.99% 24.29% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 394 567 601
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,000 £68,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 97 (43.89%) SQL Server
2 95 (42.99%) Windows
3 77 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (32.58%) SQL
5 67 (30.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 60 (27.15%) Active Directory
7 54 (24.43%) Firewall
8 51 (23.08%) Software Engineering
9 46 (20.81%) Finance
10 45 (20.36%) VMware
11 43 (19.46%) Windows Server
12 41 (18.55%) Project Management
13 40 (18.10%) Linux
14 39 (17.65%) C#
15 36 (16.29%) .NET
15 36 (16.29%) PowerShell
16 35 (15.84%) CRM
16 35 (15.84%) Scrum
17 30 (13.57%) Python
17 30 (13.57%) Microsoft Office
17 30 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (13.57%) Git (software)
18 29 (13.12%) LAN
18 29 (13.12%) WAN
18 29 (13.12%) Problem-Solving
18 29 (13.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 27 (12.22%) Test Automation
19 27 (12.22%) Mentoring
20 26 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
20 26 (11.76%) ERP

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 (10.41%) MS Exchange
2 20 (9.05%) IIS
3 18 (8.14%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.52%) Apache
4 10 (4.52%) JBoss
4 10 (4.52%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.26%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.26%) Confluence
5 5 (2.26%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (2.26%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.26%) WildFly
6 4 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.36%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.90%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.45%) Traefik
Applications
1 30 (13.57%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (6.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.62%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.90%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (4.98%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.90%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.90%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.90%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.45%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 67 (30.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (11.31%) Office 365
4 12 (5.43%) SaaS
5 10 (4.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (4.07%) Azure Data Factory
7 8 (3.62%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (2.71%) GitHub
9 5 (2.26%) Firebase
10 3 (1.36%) G Suite
11 2 (0.90%) Slack
12 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.45%) IaaS
12 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (24.43%) Firewall
2 29 (13.12%) LAN
2 29 (13.12%) WAN
3 25 (11.31%) VPN
4 22 (9.95%) DNS
4 22 (9.95%) VLAN
5 21 (9.50%) TCP/IP
6 17 (7.69%) BGP
7 14 (6.33%) DHCP
8 9 (4.07%) Intranet
8 9 (4.07%) Network Security
9 8 (3.62%) SAN
10 7 (3.17%) DMZ
10 7 (3.17%) IP Telephony
10 7 (3.17%) Wireless
11 6 (2.71%) Skype
12 5 (2.26%) VoIP
13 2 (0.90%) MPLS
14 1 (0.45%) Quagga
14 1 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (43.89%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.60%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (7.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (6.33%) Big Data
6 13 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
6 13 (5.88%) Power BI
7 12 (5.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (4.07%) Data Lake
9 9 (4.07%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.26%) Cosmos DB
10 5 (2.26%) GIS
10 5 (2.26%) MySQL
11 4 (1.81%) InterBase
11 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (1.81%) PowerPivot
11 4 (1.81%) SAP HANA
12 3 (1.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 30 (13.57%) Git (software)
2 25 (11.31%) Visual Studio
3 24 (10.86%) TeamCity
4 23 (10.41%) Jenkins
5 17 (7.69%) NUnit
6 12 (5.43%) Gradle
6 12 (5.43%) Hudson
6 12 (5.43%) Maven
7 10 (4.52%) JIRA
8 9 (4.07%) Selenium
9 6 (2.71%) NCrunch
9 6 (2.71%) ReSharper
10 5 (2.26%) Bitbucket
10 5 (2.26%) JMeter
10 5 (2.26%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.26%) Subversion
11 3 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.90%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.90%) TestRail
12 2 (0.90%) WebDriver
General
1 46 (20.81%) Finance
2 17 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.33%) Back Office
4 12 (5.43%) Advertising
5 7 (3.17%) Publishing
6 6 (2.71%) Automotive
6 6 (2.71%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.71%) Retail
7 5 (2.26%) Law
8 2 (0.90%) Billing
8 2 (0.90%) Games
8 2 (0.90%) Marketing
9 1 (0.45%) Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (22.17%) Developer
2 23 (10.41%) Support Engineer
3 18 (8.14%) Analyst
4 17 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 17 (7.69%) Consultant
5 16 (7.24%) IT Manager
5 16 (7.24%) Software Developer
6 15 (6.79%) Administrator
6 15 (6.79%) Support Analyst
7 14 (6.33%) IT Support
7 14 (6.33%) Systems Administrator
7 14 (6.33%) Technical Manager
8 13 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 13 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (5.88%) Software Engineer
9 12 (5.43%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (5.43%) C# Software Developer
9 12 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (5.43%) IT Technical Manager
10 11 (4.98%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (16.29%) .NET
2 19 (8.60%) Web Services
3 18 (8.14%) ASP.NET
3 18 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (6.79%) WPF
5 14 (6.33%) WCF
6 13 (5.88%) WinForms
7 12 (5.43%) Velocity
8 9 (4.07%) CSS
9 7 (3.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 7 (3.17%) HTML
9 7 (3.17%) SOAP
9 7 (3.17%) STL
10 6 (2.71%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.26%) JSON
11 5 (2.26%) Kafka
11 5 (2.26%) TensorFlow
12 3 (1.36%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.36%) jQuery
12 3 (1.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.50%) Algorithms
2 18 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.14%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (4.98%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.17%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.71%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.71%) User Experience
6 5 (2.26%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.26%) iPhone
7 4 (1.81%) Reinsurance
8 3 (1.36%) Apple TV
8 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.36%) Life Science
9 2 (0.90%) Animation
9 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.90%) NHS
9 2 (0.90%) Photography
9 2 (0.90%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 95 (42.99%) Windows
2 43 (19.46%) Windows Server
3 40 (18.10%) Linux
4 20 (9.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (5.43%) Windows 10
6 12 (5.43%) Windows 7
7 10 (4.52%) Ubuntu
8 9 (4.07%) CentOS
9 8 (3.62%) Mac OS X
10 7 (3.17%) Apple iOS
10 7 (3.17%) Debian
11 5 (2.26%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.81%) Unix
13 3 (1.36%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.90%) Android
14 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.45%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (34.84%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 41 (18.55%) Project Management
4 35 (15.84%) CRM
4 35 (15.84%) Scrum
5 30 (13.57%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (13.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 29 (13.12%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (12.22%) Mentoring
7 27 (12.22%) Test Automation
8 26 (11.76%) ERP
9 23 (10.41%) OO
9 23 (10.41%) Unit Testing
10 22 (9.95%) High Availability
11 21 (9.50%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (8.60%) Analytics
12 19 (8.60%) Mathematics
12 19 (8.60%) MVC
12 19 (8.60%) SDLC
13 18 (8.14%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 72 (32.58%) SQL
2 39 (17.65%) C#
3 36 (16.29%) PowerShell
4 30 (13.57%) Python
5 24 (10.86%) JavaScript
6 22 (9.95%) Java
7 21 (9.50%) C++
8 15 (6.79%) Bash Shell
9 11 (4.98%) T-SQL
10 9 (4.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 7 (3.17%) Ruby
12 6 (2.71%) Perl
13 5 (2.26%) Kotlin
14 4 (1.81%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.36%) C
15 3 (1.36%) PHP
15 3 (1.36%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.36%) X++
16 2 (0.90%) VB
17 1 (0.45%) F#
Qualifications
1 16 (7.24%) Degree
2 7 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.81%) PMP
5 3 (1.36%) CCNA
5 3 (1.36%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.36%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.90%) HNC
6 2 (0.90%) ISEB
6 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.90%) MCP
6 2 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.45%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.45%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.45%) MCITP
7 1 (0.45%) MCSA
7 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.79%) QA
2 4 (1.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) PMO
System Software
1 60 (27.15%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.24%) Hyper-V
3 15 (6.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.52%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (3.62%) vSphere
6 7 (3.17%) Docker
7 5 (2.26%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.36%) XenApp
9 2 (0.90%) Firmware
10 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (5.88%) Ansible
1 13 (5.88%) Puppet
2 6 (2.71%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.26%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.90%) SCCM
4 2 (0.90%) SCSM
4 2 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.45%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.45%) Kibana
5 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.45%) Terraform
5 1 (0.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (20.36%) VMware
2 22 (9.95%) Veeam
3 21 (9.50%) Salesforce.com
4 20 (9.05%) Oracle
5 13 (5.88%) Google
5 13 (5.88%) HP
6 12 (5.43%) Citrix
7 8 (3.62%) Tableau
8 7 (3.17%) Apple
8 7 (3.17%) Cisco
8 7 (3.17%) Mitel
8 7 (3.17%) ProCurve
8 7 (3.17%) SonicWALL
8 7 (3.17%) WatchGuard
9 6 (2.71%) Dell
9 6 (2.71%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.26%) Atlassian
10 5 (2.26%) Databricks
10 5 (2.26%) Meru Networks
10 5 (2.26%) Samsung