Period
to 16 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 January 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 17 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 566 428 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.46% 13.03% 10.54%
As % of the Vendors category 42.81% 38.01% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 494 404 378
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +11.97%
10th Percentile £21,325 £22,575 £23,850
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £56,275
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 Cambridgeshire.

All Vendors
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,322 1,126 1,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 31.45% 34.29% 36.81%
Number of salaries quoted 915 924 1,226
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,050 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,875 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -4 325 £45,000 +12.50% 62
Peterborough +12 131 £40,000 +6.67% 25
Huntingdon 0 52 £30,000 -20.00% 12
St Neots +2 26 £20,500 -41.43% 10
Ely 0 8 £37,500 -25.00%
Wisbech - 1 £19,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 201 (35.51%) C#
2 196 (34.63%) .NET
3 169 (29.86%) Windows
4 162 (28.62%) SQL Server
5 150 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
6 131 (23.14%) MVC
7 129 (22.79%) ASP.NET
8 124 (21.91%) SQL
9 122 (21.55%) Active Directory
10 110 (19.43%) JavaScript
11 103 (18.20%) AngularJS
12 101 (17.84%) HTML
13 98 (17.31%) OO
13 98 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
14 96 (16.96%) Finance
14 96 (16.96%) Degree
15 89 (15.72%) CSS
16 86 (15.19%) Software Engineering
17 80 (14.13%) Computer Science
18 78 (13.78%) ASP.NET MVC
19 75 (13.25%) VMware
20 72 (12.72%) TDD
21 69 (12.19%) Microsoft Office
22 68 (12.01%) Microsoft Certification
23 63 (11.13%) WPF
23 63 (11.13%) ASP.NET Web API
24 60 (10.60%) Node.js
24 60 (10.60%) Windows Server
25 57 (10.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 57 (10.07%) Analytical Skills

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 34 (6.01%) Elasticsearch
1 34 (6.01%) MS Exchange
2 32 (5.65%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (1.06%) IBM Connections
4 6 (1.06%) Skype for Business
5 5 (0.88%) Apache
5 5 (0.88%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.88%) GlassFish
5 5 (0.88%) IIS
5 5 (0.88%) JBoss
5 5 (0.88%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.35%) DNN
9 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.18%) ArcSDE
9 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 69 (12.19%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (5.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.30%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 36 (6.36%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (3.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (2.30%) NetSuite
4 10 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (1.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (1.77%) Unit4 Business World
5 8 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.88%) assyst
6 5 (0.88%) ResourceLink
7 4 (0.71%) BPCS
7 4 (0.71%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.18%) Dynamics SL
9 1 (0.18%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 98 (17.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (8.66%) Office 365
3 37 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (4.24%) SaaS
5 17 (3.00%) Dynamics 365
6 11 (1.94%) G Suite
6 11 (1.94%) IaaS
7 10 (1.77%) FinancialForce
8 7 (1.24%) PaaS
9 6 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.71%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.53%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.35%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.18%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 1 (0.18%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.12%) Firewall
2 28 (4.95%) DNS
3 24 (4.24%) LAN
3 24 (4.24%) SAN
4 19 (3.36%) WAN
5 17 (3.00%) Internet
6 13 (2.30%) HTTP
7 10 (1.77%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.59%) DHCP
8 9 (1.59%) Network Security
8 9 (1.59%) Skype
9 8 (1.41%) FTP
9 8 (1.41%) VPN
9 8 (1.41%) Wireless
10 5 (0.88%) NAS
10 5 (0.88%) NetScaler
10 5 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (0.88%) SSL
11 4 (0.71%) Intranet
11 4 (0.71%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (28.62%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.77%) MongoDB
3 41 (7.24%) SQL Server 2016
4 20 (3.53%) GIS
4 20 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.83%) Big Data
7 15 (2.65%) Oracle Database
7 15 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (2.47%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.77%) Geospatial Data
9 10 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (1.77%) SAP HANA
9 10 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.88%) MySQL
11 5 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (0.71%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.71%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 43 (7.60%) TeamCity
2 34 (6.01%) NUnit
3 29 (5.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (5.12%) Visual Studio
4 27 (4.77%) Git (software)
5 13 (2.30%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.59%) Moq
6 9 (1.59%) MSBuild
6 9 (1.59%) Subversion
7 5 (0.88%) PROIV
7 5 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (0.71%) JIRA
9 3 (0.53%) gulp
9 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.53%) Yeoman
10 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.35%) WebSharper
11 1 (0.18%) webpack
General
1 96 (16.96%) Finance
2 43 (7.60%) Manufacturing
3 42 (7.42%) Advertising
4 29 (5.12%) Telecoms
5 28 (4.95%) Marketing
6 24 (4.24%) Electronics
7 19 (3.36%) Games
8 17 (3.00%) Legal
9 15 (2.65%) Retail
10 7 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.06%) Banking
12 4 (0.71%) Law
13 2 (0.35%) Automotive
13 2 (0.35%) German Language
14 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.18%) French Language
14 1 (0.18%) Local Government
14 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 199 (35.16%) Developer
2 100 (17.67%) .NET Developer
3 90 (15.90%) C# Developer
4 66 (11.66%) Analyst
5 55 (9.72%) C# .NET Developer
6 44 (7.77%) Support Engineer
7 36 (6.36%) Software Developer
8 35 (6.18%) Consultant
9 34 (6.01%) Messaging Developer
10 32 (5.65%) Angular Developer
10 32 (5.65%) JavaScript Developer
11 31 (5.48%) Senior Developer
12 29 (5.12%) 2nd Line Support
12 29 (5.12%) IT Support
13 27 (4.77%) Software Engineer
14 24 (4.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 24 (4.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 24 (4.24%) ASP.NET Developer
14 24 (4.24%) Support Analyst
15 23 (4.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (34.63%) .NET
2 129 (22.79%) ASP.NET
3 103 (18.20%) AngularJS
4 101 (17.84%) HTML
5 89 (15.72%) CSS
6 78 (13.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 63 (11.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 63 (11.13%) WPF
8 60 (10.60%) Node.js
9 57 (10.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 57 (10.07%) Web Services
10 56 (9.89%) RESTful
11 55 (9.72%) jQuery
12 44 (7.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 44 (7.77%) KnockoutJS
13 41 (7.24%) React
14 37 (6.54%) WCF
15 36 (6.36%) REST
16 34 (6.01%) MSMQ
16 34 (6.01%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 80 (14.13%) Computer Science
2 57 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.12%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (3.89%) Data Centre
5 20 (3.53%) Driving Licence
6 17 (3.00%) Algorithms
6 17 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.00%) Smartphone
7 16 (2.83%) Mobile Payment
8 14 (2.47%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.94%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.59%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.41%) FMCG
12 7 (1.24%) Security Operations Centre
12 7 (1.24%) Tandem
12 7 (1.24%) User Experience
13 6 (1.06%) NHS
13 6 (1.06%) Xbox
14 5 (0.88%) Reinsurance
14 5 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 169 (29.86%) Windows
2 60 (10.60%) Windows Server
3 52 (9.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (7.77%) Windows 7
5 38 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (6.01%) Windows 10
7 24 (4.24%) Android
8 21 (3.71%) Apple iOS
9 18 (3.18%) Linux
10 8 (1.41%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.24%) Unix
12 4 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.53%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.53%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (26.50%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (23.14%) MVC
3 98 (17.31%) OO
4 86 (15.19%) Software Engineering
5 72 (12.72%) TDD
6 57 (10.07%) ITIL
7 55 (9.72%) Mathematics
8 49 (8.66%) ERP
8 49 (8.66%) Service Delivery
9 48 (8.48%) Mentoring
9 48 (8.48%) Multithreading
9 48 (8.48%) Web Application Development
10 47 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
11 41 (7.24%) Project Management
12 39 (6.89%) Scrum
12 39 (6.89%) Web Development
13 36 (6.36%) Change Management
13 36 (6.36%) Continuous Improvement
13 36 (6.36%) Test Automation
13 36 (6.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 201 (35.51%) C#
2 124 (21.91%) SQL
3 110 (19.43%) JavaScript
4 37 (6.54%) Java
5 36 (6.36%) F#
5 36 (6.36%) Ruby
6 35 (6.18%) C++
7 33 (5.83%) PowerShell
8 23 (4.06%) PHP
9 18 (3.18%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.77%) Objective-C
11 9 (1.59%) Python
12 6 (1.06%) C
12 6 (1.06%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.88%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.53%) VBA
15 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 96 (16.96%) Degree
2 68 (12.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (5.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (3.71%) MCP
5 21 (3.71%) MCSE
5 21 (3.71%) Security Cleared
6 20 (3.53%) MCITP
7 15 (2.65%) SC Cleared
8 12 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (1.94%) CCNP
9 11 (1.94%) DV Cleared
9 11 (1.94%) MCSA
10 10 (1.77%) SSCP
11 9 (1.59%) CCNA
11 9 (1.59%) GCWN
11 9 (1.59%) ISSAP
11 9 (1.59%) ISSEP
11 9 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (1.59%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.89%) SLA
2 5 (0.88%) PMO
3 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.35%) GDPR
5 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 122 (21.55%) Active Directory
2 35 (6.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (5.65%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.30%) Docker
5 5 (0.88%) XenApp
5 5 (0.88%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.71%) vSphere
7 3 (0.53%) NFS
7 3 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (6.54%) WSUS
2 34 (6.01%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 34 (6.01%) Kibana
3 27 (4.77%) SCCM
4 15 (2.65%) SCOM
5 5 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 4 (0.71%) SCDPM
6 4 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.71%) XenMobile
7 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.35%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.18%) Ansible
9 1 (0.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 75 (13.25%) VMware
2 54 (9.54%) Citrix
3 50 (8.83%) Cisco
4 35 (6.18%) Google
5 33 (5.83%) SAP
6 27 (4.77%) Oracle
7 22 (3.89%) Symantec
8 21 (3.71%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (3.36%) JD Edwards
10 17 (3.00%) Samsung
11 14 (2.47%) Infor
11 14 (2.47%) Sage
12 12 (2.12%) NetApp
12 12 (2.12%) Twitter
13 11 (1.94%) Facebook
13 11 (1.94%) Red Hat
14 10 (1.77%) Epicor
14 10 (1.77%) IFS
14 10 (1.77%) Xero
15 9 (1.59%) IBM