Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 18 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 528 440 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 12.72% 12.71% 11.59%
As % of the Vendors category 42.04% 35.80% 30.08%
Number of salaries quoted 448 419 424
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,250 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £22,950 £22,700 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 1256 1229 1599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.26% 35.50% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 930 1001 1343
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,975 £25,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,350 £65,000 £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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -6 299 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Peterborough +6 116 £42,500 +8.97% 11
Huntingdon 0 33 £43,500 +16.00% 5
St Neots +2 18 £26,000 -25.71% 1
Ely -6 7 £37,500 -25.00%
Wisbech - 4 £19,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 194 (36.74%) C#
2 182 (34.47%) .NET
3 151 (28.60%) SQL
4 145 (27.46%) Windows
5 142 (26.89%) SQL Server
5 142 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
6 121 (22.92%) Software Engineering
7 120 (22.73%) Degree
8 113 (21.40%) JavaScript
9 111 (21.02%) ASP.NET
10 108 (20.45%) HTML
10 108 (20.45%) AngularJS
11 106 (20.08%) Active Directory
11 106 (20.08%) Finance
12 105 (19.89%) MVC
13 98 (18.56%) OO
14 87 (16.48%) Computer Science
15 86 (16.29%) Microsoft Azure
16 85 (16.10%) CSS
17 73 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
18 71 (13.45%) TDD
19 70 (13.26%) Manufacturing
20 69 (13.07%) Microsoft Office
21 66 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
22 61 (11.55%) Microsoft Certification
22 61 (11.55%) Telecoms
23 60 (11.36%) VMware
23 60 (11.36%) Mentoring
24 59 (11.17%) ASP.NET Web API
25 55 (10.42%) Web Services

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 25 (4.73%) MS Exchange
2 22 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (1.14%) IBM Connections
3 6 (1.14%) Skype for Business
4 5 (0.95%) IIS
5 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (0.76%) SAS
5 4 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.19%) DNN
7 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 69 (13.07%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.84%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (3.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 18 (3.41%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.14%) assyst
5 5 (0.95%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.76%) BPCS
6 4 (0.76%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.19%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 86 (16.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (10.04%) Office 365
3 36 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (5.11%) SaaS
5 14 (2.65%) IaaS
6 11 (2.08%) G Suite
7 10 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (1.70%) PaaS
9 5 (0.95%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.38%) FinancialForce
10 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.19%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 1 (0.19%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.87%) SAN
2 30 (5.68%) LAN
3 29 (5.49%) Firewall
4 25 (4.73%) WAN
5 13 (2.46%) DNS
6 11 (2.08%) Internet
6 11 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 11 (2.08%) VPN
7 10 (1.89%) DHCP
7 10 (1.89%) Skype
8 9 (1.70%) HTTP
9 8 (1.52%) SSL
9 8 (1.52%) Wireless
10 7 (1.33%) NAS
11 5 (0.95%) VoIP
12 4 (0.76%) WebEx
13 3 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (0.57%) Intranet
13 3 (0.57%) OSPF
13 3 (0.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (26.89%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.49%) SQL Server 2016
3 26 (4.92%) MongoDB
4 18 (3.41%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.27%) Big Data
7 11 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (0.95%) Geospatial Data
9 5 (0.95%) GIS
9 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.57%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.57%) MySQL
10 3 (0.57%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.57%) Power BI
11 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.38%) DB2
11 2 (0.38%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 44 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 42 (7.95%) NUnit
3 36 (6.82%) TeamCity
4 34 (6.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (5.30%) Visual Studio
6 19 (3.60%) Jenkins
7 15 (2.84%) Subversion
8 14 (2.65%) Moq
8 14 (2.65%) MSBuild
9 7 (1.33%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (0.57%) gulp
10 3 (0.57%) Yeoman
11 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.38%) WebSharper
12 1 (0.19%) webpack
General
1 106 (20.08%) Finance
2 70 (13.26%) Manufacturing
3 61 (11.55%) Telecoms
4 51 (9.66%) Marketing
5 50 (9.47%) Electronics
6 24 (4.55%) Advertising
7 18 (3.41%) Games
8 14 (2.65%) Retail
9 10 (1.89%) Legal
9 10 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.38%) German Language
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 173 (32.77%) Developer
2 80 (15.15%) C# Developer
3 79 (14.96%) .NET Developer
4 77 (14.58%) Analyst
5 61 (11.55%) Support Engineer
6 53 (10.04%) Software Engineer
7 45 (8.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 41 (7.77%) 2nd Line Support
8 41 (7.77%) Software Developer
9 40 (7.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 40 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 37 (7.01%) Support Analyst
11 33 (6.25%) Angular Developer
11 33 (6.25%) Senior Developer
12 31 (5.87%) JavaScript Developer
13 27 (5.11%) C# Software Developer
14 25 (4.73%) .NET Software Developer
15 24 (4.55%) IT Support
16 23 (4.36%) Senior C# Developer
17 22 (4.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (34.47%) .NET
2 111 (21.02%) ASP.NET
3 108 (20.45%) AngularJS
3 108 (20.45%) HTML
4 85 (16.10%) CSS
5 66 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 59 (11.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 55 (10.42%) Web Services
8 54 (10.23%) jQuery
9 50 (9.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 47 (8.90%) WPF
11 46 (8.71%) HTML5
12 44 (8.33%) WCF
13 42 (7.95%) Node.js
14 39 (7.39%) React
15 37 (7.01%) RESTful
16 35 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 32 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
18 30 (5.68%) REST
19 25 (4.73%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 87 (16.48%) Computer Science
2 54 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.11%) Mobile App
4 24 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (3.22%) Algorithms
5 17 (3.22%) Smartphone
6 16 (3.03%) Driving Licence
6 16 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
7 15 (2.84%) Client/Server
8 13 (2.46%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.33%) Tandem
9 7 (1.33%) User Experience
10 6 (1.14%) FMCG
10 6 (1.14%) HP Storage
10 6 (1.14%) NHS
10 6 (1.14%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.95%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.95%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 145 (27.46%) Windows
2 49 (9.28%) Windows Server
3 34 (6.44%) Android
3 34 (6.44%) Windows 10
4 29 (5.49%) Apple iOS
5 26 (4.92%) Windows 7
6 23 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (2.46%) Linux
9 9 (1.70%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.57%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.38%) Unix
13 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (22.92%) Software Engineering
3 105 (19.89%) MVC
4 98 (18.56%) OO
5 73 (13.83%) Business Intelligence
6 71 (13.45%) TDD
7 60 (11.36%) Mentoring
8 52 (9.85%) Programme Management
9 49 (9.28%) Digital Marketing
9 49 (9.28%) ITIL
10 48 (9.09%) Mathematics
11 47 (8.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 43 (8.14%) Scrum
12 43 (8.14%) Unit Testing
13 40 (7.58%) Service Delivery
14 38 (7.20%) Test Automation
15 36 (6.82%) Multithreading
15 36 (6.82%) Project Management
16 35 (6.63%) Web Application Development
17 33 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 194 (36.74%) C#
2 151 (28.60%) SQL
3 113 (21.40%) JavaScript
4 49 (9.28%) C++
5 43 (8.14%) Java
6 24 (4.55%) F#
6 24 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 23 (4.36%) Ruby
8 21 (3.98%) PHP
9 18 (3.41%) Objective-C
10 7 (1.33%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.33%) Python
11 6 (1.14%) C
12 5 (0.95%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.38%) VB
13 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 120 (22.73%) Degree
2 61 (11.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 38 (7.20%) MCP
5 11 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.08%) MCSE
5 11 (2.08%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.89%) MCITP
6 10 (1.89%) MCSA
7 7 (1.33%) A+ Certification
7 7 (1.33%) CCNA
7 7 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (1.14%) DBS Check
8 6 (1.14%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.76%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.57%) MCTS
12 2 (0.38%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.60%) SLA
2 7 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.33%) PMO
3 4 (0.76%) GCP
3 4 (0.76%) GLP
3 4 (0.76%) GMP
3 4 (0.76%) GxP
4 3 (0.57%) QA
5 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 106 (20.08%) Active Directory
2 29 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.92%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.33%) Docker
5 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.38%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.38%) XenApp
5 2 (0.38%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 24 (4.55%) WSUS
2 23 (4.36%) SCCM
3 22 (4.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 22 (4.17%) Kibana
4 10 (1.89%) SCOM
4 10 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (0.95%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.38%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 60 (11.36%) VMware
2 52 (9.85%) Citrix
2 52 (9.85%) SAP
3 40 (7.58%) Cisco
4 28 (5.30%) Google
5 18 (3.41%) Symantec
6 17 (3.22%) Samsung
7 12 (2.27%) JD Edwards
7 12 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (2.27%) WatchGuard
8 8 (1.52%) HP
8 8 (1.52%) Oracle
9 7 (1.33%) IBM
9 7 (1.33%) NetApp
10 6 (1.14%) Infor
10 6 (1.14%) Sage
10 6 (1.14%) Xamarin
11 5 (0.95%) Apple
11 5 (0.95%) Twitter
11 5 (0.95%) Veeam