Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 21 21
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 243 333 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.39% 12.27% 10.88%
As % of the Vendors category 29.71% 40.96% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 188 289 253
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,736
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +8.89% -8.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,650
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +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 818 813 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 31.61% 29.94% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 431 619 626
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,450 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - -1.73%

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 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 103 (42.39%) SQL Server
2 83 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (31.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 72 (29.63%) .NET
5 70 (28.81%) C#
6 69 (28.40%) Finance
7 63 (25.93%) SQL
8 62 (25.51%) Windows
9 42 (17.28%) Software Engineering
10 41 (16.87%) WPF
11 40 (16.46%) OO
12 39 (16.05%) MVC
13 38 (15.64%) Active Directory
14 37 (15.23%) ASP.NET
15 36 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
16 34 (13.99%) Test Automation
17 33 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
18 31 (12.76%) TeamCity
18 31 (12.76%) ITIL
18 31 (12.76%) Problem-Solving
19 30 (12.35%) Degree
20 29 (11.93%) Mathematics
20 29 (11.93%) Project Management
21 28 (11.52%) Linux
22 27 (11.11%) Scrum
22 27 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 27 (11.11%) Hyper-V
22 27 (11.11%) Windows Server
23 25 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
23 25 (10.29%) Office 365

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 20 (8.23%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (5.76%) MS Exchange
4 12 (4.94%) IIS
5 10 (4.12%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.47%) Apache
6 6 (2.47%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (2.06%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.41%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.41%) ArcSDE
11 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.41%) Confluence
11 1 (0.41%) Kentico
11 1 (0.41%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.41%) SAS
11 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (8.64%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (5.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.29%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (2.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 77 (31.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (10.29%) Office 365
3 10 (4.12%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (3.29%) SaaS
5 7 (2.88%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.65%) GitHub
8 3 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.82%) NuGet
10 1 (0.41%) IaaS
10 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.35%) DHCP
1 13 (5.35%) DNS
1 13 (5.35%) Firewall
2 9 (3.70%) Internet
2 9 (3.70%) LAN
2 9 (3.70%) WAN
2 9 (3.70%) Wireless
3 5 (2.06%) Broadband
3 5 (2.06%) HTTP
3 5 (2.06%) Network Security
3 5 (2.06%) SAN
4 4 (1.65%) Skype
4 4 (1.65%) VLAN
4 4 (1.65%) VoIP
5 3 (1.23%) BGP
6 2 (0.82%) Intranet
6 2 (0.82%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.82%) VPN
6 2 (0.82%) VSAN
6 2 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (42.39%) SQL Server
2 27 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (9.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (7.82%) MongoDB
5 18 (7.41%) Big Data
5 18 (7.41%) SQL Server 2016
6 17 (7.00%) Power BI
7 13 (5.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.88%) GIS
9 7 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.47%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.47%) MySQL
10 6 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (2.06%) OLAP
11 5 (2.06%) OLTP
12 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (1.65%) NoSQL
13 3 (1.23%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 31 (12.76%) TeamCity
2 21 (8.64%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.64%) Visual Studio
3 18 (7.41%) NUnit
4 17 (7.00%) JIRA
5 10 (4.12%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (3.70%) Subversion
7 8 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.47%) Selenium
9 5 (2.06%) JMeter
9 5 (2.06%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (1.65%) NCrunch
10 4 (1.65%) ReSharper
11 3 (1.23%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.82%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 69 (28.40%) Finance
2 19 (7.82%) Advertising
3 12 (4.94%) Banking
4 8 (3.29%) Marketing
5 6 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.06%) Games
6 5 (2.06%) Law
6 5 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.65%) Billing
8 3 (1.23%) Electronics
9 2 (0.82%) Automotive
9 2 (0.82%) Local Government
9 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.41%) French Language
10 1 (0.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 69 (28.40%) Developer
2 43 (17.70%) .NET Developer
3 22 (9.05%) Software Developer
4 21 (8.64%) C# .NET Developer
4 21 (8.64%) C# Developer
4 21 (8.64%) Support Engineer
5 20 (8.23%) Consultant
6 18 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (7.41%) Messaging Developer
7 17 (7.00%) Administrator
8 15 (6.17%) .NET Software Developer
8 15 (6.17%) Project Manager
9 14 (5.76%) C# Software Developer
9 14 (5.76%) Windows Engineer
10 13 (5.35%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (4.94%) DBA
11 12 (4.94%) SQL DBA
12 11 (4.53%) Analyst
13 10 (4.12%) Server Engineer
13 10 (4.12%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (29.63%) .NET
2 41 (16.87%) WPF
3 37 (15.23%) ASP.NET
4 33 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (9.47%) AngularJS
6 21 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 20 (8.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (8.23%) Node.js
7 20 (8.23%) RESTful
7 20 (8.23%) Web Services
8 19 (7.82%) WCF
9 18 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
9 18 (7.41%) MSMQ
9 18 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
9 18 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (5.35%) .NET Framework
11 12 (4.94%) Velocity
11 12 (4.94%) WinForms
12 9 (3.70%) Middleware
13 6 (2.47%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.41%) Algorithms
3 10 (4.12%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.12%) Replication
4 9 (3.70%) Driving Licence
4 9 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.29%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.88%) Clustering
6 7 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.47%) Apple TV
7 6 (2.47%) NHS
7 6 (2.47%) PMI
8 5 (2.06%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (2.06%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.06%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.65%) Fintech
9 4 (1.65%) iPhone
9 4 (1.65%) Reinsurance
9 4 (1.65%) User Experience
10 3 (1.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 62 (25.51%) Windows
2 28 (11.52%) Linux
3 27 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 21 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (5.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.12%) Apple iOS
6 10 (4.12%) Windows 10
6 10 (4.12%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.88%) Mac OS X
8 6 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.65%) Android
9 4 (1.65%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.23%) CentOS
10 3 (1.23%) Debian
10 3 (1.23%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.41%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (17.28%) Software Engineering
3 40 (16.46%) OO
4 39 (16.05%) MVC
5 34 (13.99%) Test Automation
6 31 (12.76%) ITIL
6 31 (12.76%) Problem-Solving
7 29 (11.93%) Mathematics
7 29 (11.93%) Project Management
8 27 (11.11%) Scrum
9 25 (10.29%) TDD
10 24 (9.88%) Analytics
10 24 (9.88%) CRM
11 22 (9.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 22 (9.05%) Unit Testing
12 21 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (8.64%) Kanban
12 21 (8.64%) SDLC
13 20 (8.23%) Mentoring
14 18 (7.41%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (28.81%) C#
2 63 (25.93%) SQL
3 24 (9.88%) JavaScript
4 22 (9.05%) Ruby
5 20 (8.23%) PowerShell
6 18 (7.41%) F#
6 18 (7.41%) T-SQL
7 13 (5.35%) Python
8 10 (4.12%) C
9 9 (3.70%) C++
10 8 (3.29%) Java
11 7 (2.88%) VBA
12 3 (1.23%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.23%) VB
13 2 (0.82%) Perl
13 2 (0.82%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.82%) X++
14 1 (0.41%) PHP
14 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.41%) VC++
Qualifications
1 30 (12.35%) Degree
2 16 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (4.94%) MCITP
4 8 (3.29%) PMP
5 6 (2.47%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.65%) HNC
7 2 (0.82%) AAT
7 2 (0.82%) ACCA
7 2 (0.82%) CIMA
7 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.82%) MCPD
7 2 (0.82%) MCSD
7 2 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.41%) CCNA
8 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.12%) QA
2 3 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (0.82%) PMO
4 1 (0.41%) GDPR
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (15.64%) Active Directory
2 27 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 18 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.47%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.65%) vSphere
6 3 (1.23%) Docker
7 2 (0.82%) Firmware
7 2 (0.82%) KVM
7 2 (0.82%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.82%) Xen
7 2 (0.82%) XenApp
8 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (7.82%) WSUS
2 18 (7.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 18 (7.41%) Kibana
3 11 (4.53%) SCCM
4 9 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 9 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 9 (3.70%) SCOM
5 6 (2.47%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.23%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.82%) Puppet
8 2 (0.82%) SCSM
9 1 (0.41%) Ansible
9 1 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 25 (10.29%) VMware
2 16 (6.58%) Google
3 15 (6.17%) Oracle
3 15 (6.17%) WorldPay
4 11 (4.53%) Citrix
5 9 (3.70%) Samsung
6 8 (3.29%) Apple
7 7 (2.88%) Dell
8 6 (2.47%) HP
8 6 (2.47%) Meru Networks
9 5 (2.06%) RedGate
10 4 (1.65%) Openreach
10 4 (1.65%) Veeam
11 3 (1.23%) Cisco
11 3 (1.23%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.23%) Sophos
11 3 (1.23%) Tableau
11 3 (1.23%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.82%) NetApp
12 2 (0.82%) Red Hat