Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 14 17
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 380 524 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.67% 13.67% 13.92%
As % of the Vendors category 38.97% 38.03% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 297 375 445
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £27,800 £23,200 £24,450
90th Percentile £66,000 £60,000 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% -4.76%

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 975 1,378 1,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 42.76% 35.94% 34.71%
Number of salaries quoted 625 784 973
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,250
% change year-on-year - +1.69% -1.67%

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019. 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 +9 178 £45,000 - 71
Peterborough +3 108 £39,250 -7.65% 19
Huntingdon +2 51 £40,000 +3.90% 7
St Neots 0 3 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Microsoft
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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.

1 134 (35.26%) Windows
2 129 (33.95%) Azure
3 124 (32.63%) Active Directory
4 119 (31.32%) VMware
5 116 (30.53%) Analytical Skills
6 112 (29.47%) SQL
7 105 (27.63%) Office 365
8 104 (27.37%) SQL Server
9 83 (21.84%) .NET
10 81 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
11 80 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
12 78 (20.53%) Hyper-V
13 76 (20.00%) PowerShell
14 68 (17.89%) MS Exchange
14 68 (17.89%) Finance
15 66 (17.37%) C#
15 66 (17.37%) Windows Server
16 64 (16.84%) Windows Server 2008
17 60 (15.79%) DNS
18 58 (15.26%) DHCP
19 56 (14.74%) SharePoint
19 56 (14.74%) ITIL
20 55 (14.47%) CRM
20 55 (14.47%) Citrix
21 54 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
21 54 (14.21%) SCCM
22 51 (13.42%) Windows Server 2012
23 46 (12.11%) Exchange Server 2013
23 46 (12.11%) JavaScript
23 46 (12.11%) Management Information System

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 68 (17.89%) MS Exchange
2 56 (14.74%) SharePoint
3 46 (12.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (8.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (7.63%) Skype for Business
6 25 (6.58%) IIS
7 2 (0.53%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.53%) ArcSDE
7 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.53%) GeoServer
7 2 (0.53%) JBoss
7 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.53%) WildFly
8 1 (0.26%) Confluence
8 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 43 (11.32%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (3.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (3.16%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.84%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.53%) Magento
4 2 (0.53%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 129 (33.95%) Azure
2 105 (27.63%) Office 365
3 46 (12.11%) Power Platform
4 43 (11.32%) AWS
5 40 (10.53%) Dynamics 365
6 28 (7.37%) OneDrive
7 15 (3.95%) SaaS
8 9 (2.37%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (2.37%) Mimecast
9 7 (1.84%) IaaS
9 7 (1.84%) PowerApps
10 6 (1.58%) PaaS
11 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Flow
11 5 (1.32%) Slack
12 4 (1.05%) GCP
13 2 (0.53%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.53%) Yammer
14 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 60 (15.79%) DNS
2 58 (15.26%) DHCP
3 34 (8.95%) Firewall
3 34 (8.95%) TCP/IP
4 30 (7.89%) Skype
5 28 (7.37%) NetScaler
6 22 (5.79%) LAN
6 22 (5.79%) SSL
6 22 (5.79%) Wireless
7 21 (5.53%) WAN
8 19 (5.00%) SAN
9 16 (4.21%) HTTP
10 9 (2.37%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (1.58%) VoIP
12 5 (1.32%) OSPF
12 5 (1.32%) VPN
12 5 (1.32%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.79%) Internet
13 3 (0.79%) SMTP
13 3 (0.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (27.37%) SQL Server
2 46 (12.11%) Power BI
3 41 (10.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (7.11%) SSDT
6 15 (3.95%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (2.37%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.05%) Big Data
13 3 (0.79%) GIS
14 2 (0.53%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.53%) OLAP
14 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.26%) MS Access
15 1 (0.26%) MySQL
15 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 44 (11.58%) Visual Studio
2 31 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 8 (2.11%) Gradle
4 8 (2.11%) Maven
4 8 (2.11%) NUnit
4 8 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.11%) TeamCity
5 7 (1.84%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (1.32%) Selenium
6 5 (1.32%) Subversion
7 4 (1.05%) JIRA
8 3 (0.79%) Hudson
8 3 (0.79%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 68 (17.89%) Finance
2 22 (5.79%) Retail
3 17 (4.47%) Marketing
4 16 (4.21%) Public Sector
5 10 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.37%) Local Government
7 8 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.79%) Electronics
8 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.53%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (18.68%) Analyst
2 68 (17.89%) Developer
3 34 (8.95%) .NET Developer
4 30 (7.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 25 (6.58%) DevOps Engineer
6 24 (6.32%) Consultant
7 21 (5.53%) Administrator
7 21 (5.53%) C# Developer
7 21 (5.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 20 (5.26%) Software Developer
9 19 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 19 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
10 18 (4.74%) .NET Software Developer
10 18 (4.74%) Architect
10 18 (4.74%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (3.95%) Support Engineer
12 14 (3.68%) Desktop Engineer
12 14 (3.68%) IT Administrator
12 14 (3.68%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (21.84%) .NET
2 36 (9.47%) Web Services
3 33 (8.68%) ASP.NET
4 28 (7.37%) CSS
5 22 (5.79%) HTML
6 21 (5.53%) jQuery
7 13 (3.42%) WCF
8 12 (3.16%) .NET Core
8 12 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (2.89%) CGI
9 11 (2.89%) LINQ
9 11 (2.89%) Node.js
9 11 (2.89%) React
10 10 (2.63%) .NET Framework
10 10 (2.63%) XML
11 8 (2.11%) Velocity
11 8 (2.11%) WinForms
11 8 (2.11%) WPF
12 7 (1.84%) Entity Framework
13 6 (1.58%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 116 (30.53%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (12.11%) Management Information System
3 37 (9.74%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (7.11%) Data Centre
4 27 (7.11%) Life Science
5 17 (4.47%) Replication
6 15 (3.95%) PKI
7 8 (2.11%) Algorithms
7 8 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (2.11%) Fibre Optics
7 8 (2.11%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.32%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.32%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (0.79%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (0.79%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.79%) Smart City
10 3 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 134 (35.26%) Windows
2 66 (17.37%) Windows Server
3 64 (16.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (13.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (7.63%) Windows 10
6 24 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (5.79%) Linux
8 18 (4.74%) Mac OS
9 15 (3.95%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.32%) Unix
11 4 (1.05%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.79%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
3 56 (14.74%) ITIL
4 55 (14.47%) CRM
5 54 (14.21%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 39 (10.26%) MVC
8 35 (9.21%) DevOps
8 35 (9.21%) Software Engineering
9 34 (8.95%) Mentoring
10 33 (8.68%) ETL
11 29 (7.63%) Document Management
12 27 (7.11%) SDLC
13 26 (6.84%) IT Strategy
13 26 (6.84%) OO
14 24 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (6.32%) Scrum
15 23 (6.05%) Data Protection
15 23 (6.05%) Project Management
16 22 (5.79%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 112 (29.47%) SQL
2 76 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 66 (17.37%) C#
4 46 (12.11%) JavaScript
5 27 (7.11%) Python
6 22 (5.79%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.11%) R
8 5 (1.32%) C++
8 5 (1.32%) Java
8 5 (1.32%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.05%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.05%) VB
10 3 (0.79%) VB6
10 3 (0.79%) VBA
10 3 (0.79%) VBScript
11 2 (0.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.53%) Perl
12 1 (0.26%) C
12 1 (0.26%) PHP
12 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (6.84%) Degree
2 24 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.21%) Citrix Certification
3 16 (4.21%) MCSE
4 15 (3.95%) A+ Certification
4 15 (3.95%) MCSA
5 11 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (2.63%) CCNA
6 10 (2.63%) Security Cleared
7 8 (2.11%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (2.11%) Postgraduate
7 8 (2.11%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (1.84%) VCP4
8 7 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.58%) CCNP
9 6 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.32%) CCA
11 3 (0.79%) MCITP
11 3 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.68%) SLA
2 6 (1.58%) GDPR
3 3 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.79%) PMO
4 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 19770
System Software
1 124 (32.63%) Active Directory
2 78 (20.53%) Hyper-V
3 45 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (11.32%) XenApp
5 17 (4.47%) Docker
6 10 (2.63%) vSphere
6 10 (2.63%) XenDesktop
7 8 (2.11%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.58%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 5 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.05%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.53%) Firmware
11 2 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 54 (14.21%) SCCM
2 19 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 17 (4.47%) SCOM
4 15 (3.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 13 (3.42%) Ansible
6 11 (2.89%) HP Data Protector
6 11 (2.89%) Kubernetes
7 9 (2.37%) Puppet
8 6 (1.58%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (1.32%) FortiGate
9 5 (1.32%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.53%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.26%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
11 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 119 (31.32%) VMware
2 55 (14.47%) Citrix
3 36 (9.47%) CommVault
4 26 (6.84%) Ivanti
5 21 (5.53%) Veeam
6 19 (5.00%) Symantec
6 19 (5.00%) Zscaler
7 17 (4.47%) ServiceNow
8 16 (4.21%) HP
8 16 (4.21%) Sophos
9 15 (3.95%) Apple
9 15 (3.95%) NetApp
9 15 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (3.16%) Google
11 11 (2.89%) Cisco
12 9 (2.37%) Oracle
13 8 (2.11%) Fortinet
13 8 (2.11%) SAP
14 5 (1.32%) F5
14 5 (1.32%) Meraki