Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 8 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 140 381 512
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.77% 16.70% 13.09%
As % of the Vendors category 37.74% 39.98% 36.34%
Number of salaries quoted 106 305 416
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £61,875
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%

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 371 953 1,409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 41.78% 41.78% 36.03%
Number of salaries quoted 259 637 803
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £25,550
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

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 7 August 2020. 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 +1 74 £40,000 -11.11% 22
Peterborough -1 28 £55,000 +41.03% 12
Huntingdon -1 21 £40,000 - 5
St Neots 0 5 £42,500 +51.79%
Ely - 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft
East of England

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 73 (52.14%) Windows
2 66 (47.14%) Azure
3 50 (35.71%) VMware
4 49 (35.00%) Office 365
5 45 (32.14%) Active Directory
6 41 (29.29%) Windows Server
7 40 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 35 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 35 (25.00%) AWS
8 35 (25.00%) SQL
9 34 (24.29%) Degree
10 33 (23.57%) SQL Server
11 32 (22.86%) Linux
12 31 (22.14%) Python
13 29 (20.71%) Problem-Solving
14 26 (18.57%) C++
15 24 (17.14%) PowerShell
15 24 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (16.43%) SLA
17 22 (15.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 20 (14.29%) .NET
18 20 (14.29%) Management Information System
19 19 (13.57%) Computer Science
19 19 (13.57%) Performance Metrics
19 19 (13.57%) Root Cause Analysis
19 19 (13.57%) Analytics
20 18 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
20 18 (12.86%) Microsoft Excel
21 17 (12.14%) DevOps
22 16 (11.43%) ITIL

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 13 (9.29%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.14%) Apache Airflow
2 10 (7.14%) Apache Spark
2 10 (7.14%) Luigi
2 10 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.43%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (12.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.86%) EPLAN
4 4 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.00%) NetSuite
2 6 (4.29%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (2.14%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 66 (47.14%) Azure
2 49 (35.00%) Office 365
3 35 (25.00%) AWS
4 10 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (7.14%) Amazon EMR
4 10 (7.14%) Logic Apps
5 9 (6.43%) Mimecast
6 8 (5.71%) Power Platform
7 6 (4.29%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (4.29%) SaaS
8 3 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (2.14%) GCP
8 3 (2.14%) IaaS
8 3 (2.14%) OneDrive
8 3 (2.14%) PaaS
9 2 (1.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (1.43%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.71%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.71%) VPN
2 14 (10.00%) Firewall
2 14 (10.00%) Internet
2 14 (10.00%) Network Security
3 13 (9.29%) SAN
4 11 (7.86%) LAN
4 11 (7.86%) VoIP
4 11 (7.86%) WAN
5 10 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (4.29%) DNS
6 6 (4.29%) Skype
7 5 (3.57%) DHCP
8 4 (2.86%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.86%) Modbus
8 4 (2.86%) RS-485
9 3 (2.14%) HTTP
9 3 (2.14%) Wireless
10 2 (1.43%) PBX
11 1 (0.71%) NAS
11 1 (0.71%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.57%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
3 10 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (7.14%) Azkaban
3 10 (7.14%) Big Data
3 10 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 10 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 10 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (6.43%) MS Access
4 9 (6.43%) MySQL
5 6 (4.29%) Power BI
6 5 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.71%) Buildbot
2 8 (5.71%) Clang
2 8 (5.71%) CMake
2 8 (5.71%) CruiseControl
2 8 (5.71%) GCC
2 8 (5.71%) Subversion
2 8 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.71%) Xcode
3 7 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.29%) Redmine
5 5 (3.57%) JIRA
6 2 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.43%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.71%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.71%) NUnit
General
1 14 (10.00%) Finance
2 12 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.71%) Games
4 6 (4.29%) Law
5 4 (2.86%) Public Sector
6 3 (2.14%) Electronics
6 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.14%) Retail
7 2 (1.43%) Marketing
8 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (17.14%) Developer
2 20 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (10.71%) Analyst
4 10 (7.14%) Administrator
4 10 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 9 (6.43%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (6.43%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (5.71%) Build Engineer
6 8 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) Database Developer
8 6 (4.29%) Office 365 Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) Security Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) Azure Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (3.57%) IT Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.29%) .NET
2 10 (7.14%) Kafka
2 10 (7.14%) Spark Streaming
3 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.29%) CSS
3 6 (4.29%) HTML
3 6 (4.29%) Web Services
4 3 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (2.14%) COM
4 3 (2.14%) EDI
5 2 (1.43%) CGI
5 2 (1.43%) jQuery
5 2 (1.43%) LINQ
5 2 (1.43%) React
6 1 (0.71%) Meteor
6 1 (0.71%) Node.js
6 1 (0.71%) OAuth
6 1 (0.71%) RESTful
6 1 (0.71%) WinForms
6 1 (0.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 12 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 11 (7.86%) User Experience
5 10 (7.14%) Data Structures
6 7 (5.00%) Blog
7 6 (4.29%) Algorithms
7 6 (4.29%) FMCG
8 5 (3.57%) CMDB
8 5 (3.57%) Music Streaming
8 5 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (2.14%) Cloud Native
9 3 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.43%) Clustering
10 2 (1.43%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.43%) HP Storage
10 2 (1.43%) PKI
10 2 (1.43%) Replication
11 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 73 (52.14%) Windows
2 41 (29.29%) Windows Server
3 32 (22.86%) Linux
4 14 (10.00%) Mac OS X
5 9 (6.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (2.14%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.43%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.71%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (15.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (13.57%) Analytics
3 19 (13.57%) Computer Science
3 19 (13.57%) Performance Metrics
3 19 (13.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 18 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (12.14%) DevOps
6 16 (11.43%) ITIL
7 15 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (10.71%) Project Delivery
8 14 (10.00%) Process Improvement
8 14 (10.00%) Service Management
8 14 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 13 (9.29%) OO
10 12 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (8.57%) Validation
10 12 (8.57%) Workflow
11 11 (7.86%) Server Management
11 11 (7.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.00%) SQL
2 31 (22.14%) Python
3 26 (18.57%) C++
4 24 (17.14%) PowerShell
5 16 (11.43%) C#
6 12 (8.57%) Java
7 11 (7.86%) Bash Shell
8 10 (7.14%) Scala
9 9 (6.43%) PHP
9 9 (6.43%) VB
9 9 (6.43%) VBA
10 8 (5.71%) Lua
11 7 (5.00%) C
11 7 (5.00%) JavaScript
12 6 (4.29%) MATLAB
12 6 (4.29%) Ruby
13 5 (3.57%) Assembly Language
13 5 (3.57%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.71%) Go
14 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (24.29%) Degree
2 11 (7.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (4.29%) ISEB
5 5 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (3.57%) SANS
6 4 (2.86%) HNC
6 4 (2.86%) MCSA
7 2 (1.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (1.43%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.43%) MCP
7 2 (1.43%) MCSE
8 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.71%) CISSP
8 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.43%) SLA
2 5 (3.57%) AICPA
2 5 (3.57%) COBIT
2 5 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 19770
2 5 (3.57%) NIST
3 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.71%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.71%) PMO
4 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 45 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 40 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.43%) VMware Workstation
5 8 (5.71%) Docker
6 7 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (5.00%) vSphere
7 3 (2.14%) XenApp
7 3 (2.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.57%) SCCM
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.43%) SCSM
2 2 (1.43%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (35.71%) VMware
2 12 (8.57%) Citrix
2 12 (8.57%) Veeam
3 11 (7.86%) Sophos
4 10 (7.14%) SAP
5 9 (6.43%) HP
5 9 (6.43%) ServiceNow
6 7 (5.00%) IBM
7 6 (4.29%) JD Edwards
7 6 (4.29%) Oracle
8 5 (3.57%) Adobe
8 5 (3.57%) Ariba
8 5 (3.57%) Cisco
8 5 (3.57%) Snow
9 3 (2.14%) Google
9 3 (2.14%) Northgate
10 2 (1.43%) Avaya
10 2 (1.43%) Ivanti
10 2 (1.43%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.71%) Apple