Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 17 16
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 476 564 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.18% 13.56% 13.15%
As % of the Vendors category 38.36% 43.02% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 349 487 404
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £23,875 £21,400 £22,575
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 1,241 1,311 1,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.59% 31.53% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 772 899 909
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,450
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +5 240 £45,000 - 60
Peterborough 0 183 £41,250 +3.13% 19
Huntingdon -6 20 £47,500 +58.33% 7
Ely -2 1 £40,000 +6.67%
Microsoft
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 165 (34.66%) Windows
2 160 (33.61%) SQL Server
3 149 (31.30%) VMware
4 133 (27.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 127 (26.68%) SQL
6 115 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
7 108 (22.69%) Active Directory
8 105 (22.06%) Firewall
9 96 (20.17%) Problem-Solving
10 93 (19.54%) Retail
11 78 (16.39%) Windows Server
12 75 (15.76%) ERP
13 74 (15.55%) C#
14 73 (15.34%) Linux
14 73 (15.34%) Project Management
14 73 (15.34%) PowerShell
14 73 (15.34%) Analytical Skills
15 72 (15.13%) VMware Infrastructure
16 68 (14.29%) .NET
17 66 (13.87%) ITIL
18 63 (13.24%) Finance
19 60 (12.61%) Dynamics AX
19 60 (12.61%) Mentoring
20 59 (12.39%) Citrix
21 57 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
21 57 (11.97%) Software Engineering
21 57 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
21 57 (11.97%) Self-Motivation
22 56 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
22 56 (11.76%) Risk Management

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 46 (9.66%) MS Exchange
1 46 (9.66%) SharePoint
2 24 (5.04%) IIS
3 21 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (2.94%) Skype for Business
6 11 (2.31%) JBoss
7 9 (1.89%) Apache
8 6 (1.26%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.26%) WildFly
9 5 (1.05%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.05%) Confluence
9 5 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.05%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.63%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.42%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 46 (9.66%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (5.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.47%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 60 (12.61%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (3.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (2.31%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.42%) BPCS
5 2 (0.42%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.42%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.42%) Sage CRM
5 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 133 (27.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (10.50%) Dynamics 365
3 41 (8.61%) Office 365
4 37 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (4.41%) SaaS
6 14 (2.94%) Azure Data Factory
7 10 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.68%) IaaS
9 7 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.26%) GitHub
11 5 (1.05%) Firebase
12 4 (0.84%) G Suite
12 4 (0.84%) PaaS
13 3 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.63%) Data Lake Analytics
13 3 (0.63%) Slack
13 3 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.42%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.42%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 105 (22.06%) Firewall
2 41 (8.61%) DNS
3 34 (7.14%) LAN
3 34 (7.14%) WAN
4 33 (6.93%) TCP/IP
5 29 (6.09%) DHCP
6 28 (5.88%) VPN
7 25 (5.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 25 (5.25%) Wireshark
8 24 (5.04%) VLAN
9 21 (4.41%) SAN
10 15 (3.15%) BGP
11 12 (2.52%) NetScaler
12 11 (2.31%) SSL
13 10 (2.10%) Wireless
14 9 (1.89%) Intranet
15 8 (1.68%) DMZ
16 7 (1.47%) IP Telephony
16 7 (1.47%) Network Security
16 7 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (33.61%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (7.77%) Power BI
3 37 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (4.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 22 (4.62%) Azure SQL Database
8 14 (2.94%) Big Data
9 13 (2.73%) Data Lake
10 11 (2.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.68%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (1.26%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.26%) SSDT
14 5 (1.05%) Cosmos DB
14 5 (1.05%) MongoDB
14 5 (1.05%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 47 (9.87%) Git (software)
2 40 (8.40%) Visual Studio
3 37 (7.77%) TeamCity
4 36 (7.56%) Jenkins
5 21 (4.41%) NUnit
6 20 (4.20%) Hudson
7 18 (3.78%) Gradle
7 18 (3.78%) JIRA
7 18 (3.78%) Maven
8 12 (2.52%) Selenium
9 6 (1.26%) JMeter
9 6 (1.26%) NCrunch
9 6 (1.26%) ReSharper
9 6 (1.26%) Subversion
10 5 (1.05%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.84%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.84%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.63%) Cucumber
General
1 93 (19.54%) Retail
2 63 (13.24%) Finance
3 47 (9.87%) Manufacturing
4 19 (3.99%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.94%) Back Office
6 12 (2.52%) Advertising
7 8 (1.68%) Publishing
8 7 (1.47%) Marketing
9 6 (1.26%) Automotive
10 4 (0.84%) Games
10 4 (0.84%) Law
10 4 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.42%) Billing
11 2 (0.42%) Electronics
12 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 91 (19.12%) Developer
2 82 (17.23%) Analyst
3 49 (10.29%) IT Manager
4 30 (6.30%) Consultant
5 28 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 28 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 26 (5.46%) Architect
7 24 (5.04%) Administrator
7 24 (5.04%) Support Analyst
8 22 (4.62%) Junior
8 22 (4.62%) Software Developer
9 20 (4.20%) .NET Developer
10 19 (3.99%) Applications Support
10 19 (3.99%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (3.99%) Junior Analyst
11 18 (3.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 18 (3.78%) Software Engineer
12 17 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
13 16 (3.36%) IT Support
13 16 (3.36%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (14.29%) .NET
2 26 (5.46%) ASP.NET
3 25 (5.25%) Web Services
4 24 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (3.57%) WPF
6 15 (3.15%) WCF
7 14 (2.94%) WinForms
8 13 (2.73%) .NET Framework
8 13 (2.73%) Velocity
9 12 (2.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 12 (2.52%) STL
10 11 (2.31%) CSS
11 10 (2.10%) AngularJS
12 9 (1.89%) HTML
13 6 (1.26%) LDAP
13 6 (1.26%) Node.js
13 6 (1.26%) OAuth
14 5 (1.05%) OAuth2
14 5 (1.05%) React
14 5 (1.05%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 73 (15.34%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (11.97%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (5.25%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 25 (5.25%) Cyberthreat
4 24 (5.04%) Algorithms
5 20 (4.20%) Data Centre
6 17 (3.57%) Management Information System
7 15 (3.15%) Security Operations Centre
8 12 (2.52%) Driving Licence
8 12 (2.52%) User Experience
9 10 (2.10%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.89%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.89%) Replication
11 8 (1.68%) PKI
12 7 (1.47%) Animation
12 7 (1.47%) Life Science
12 7 (1.47%) Photography
13 6 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (0.84%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 165 (34.66%) Windows
2 78 (16.39%) Windows Server
3 73 (15.34%) Linux
4 57 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (3.99%) AIX
7 16 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (2.94%) Windows 10
8 14 (2.94%) Windows 7
9 11 (2.31%) Debian
10 10 (2.10%) Ubuntu
11 9 (1.89%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.89%) CentOS
11 9 (1.89%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.68%) Data ONTAP
13 5 (1.05%) Android
13 5 (1.05%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.05%) Unix
14 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (20.17%) Problem-Solving
3 75 (15.76%) ERP
4 73 (15.34%) Project Management
5 66 (13.87%) ITIL
6 60 (12.61%) Mentoring
7 57 (11.97%) Software Engineering
8 56 (11.76%) Risk Management
9 53 (11.13%) Analytics
9 53 (11.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 53 (11.13%) SDLC
10 49 (10.29%) CRM
10 49 (10.29%) Cybersecurity
10 49 (10.29%) Service Delivery
11 46 (9.66%) Business Intelligence
12 43 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (8.40%) Data Loss Prevention
13 40 (8.40%) Scrum
13 40 (8.40%) SIEM
13 40 (8.40%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 127 (26.68%) SQL
2 74 (15.55%) C#
3 73 (15.34%) PowerShell
4 38 (7.98%) JavaScript
5 33 (6.93%) Python
6 30 (6.30%) C++
7 22 (4.62%) Bash Shell
7 22 (4.62%) Java
8 21 (4.41%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 9 (1.89%) Ruby
10 9 (1.89%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.47%) PHP
12 6 (1.26%) C
12 6 (1.26%) Perl
12 6 (1.26%) X++
13 5 (1.05%) Kotlin
13 5 (1.05%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.42%) U-SQL
14 2 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (10.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 47 (9.87%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (9.03%) MCSE
5 41 (8.61%) CCNP
6 40 (8.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 40 (8.40%) CCIE
6 40 (8.40%) CCIE Security
6 40 (8.40%) CCSP
6 40 (8.40%) CISSP
6 40 (8.40%) CSSLP
6 40 (8.40%) GCWN
6 40 (8.40%) ISSAP
6 40 (8.40%) ISSEP
6 40 (8.40%) RHCA
6 40 (8.40%) RHCE
6 40 (8.40%) SANS
6 40 (8.40%) SSCP
6 40 (8.40%) VCAP
6 40 (8.40%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (9.45%) SLA
2 17 (3.57%) QA
3 6 (1.26%) GDPR
4 5 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.63%) PMO
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 108 (22.69%) Active Directory
2 72 (15.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (9.03%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (3.99%) VMware Workstation
5 19 (3.99%) XenApp
6 14 (2.94%) Docker
7 12 (2.52%) vSphere
8 10 (2.10%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.89%) Terminal Services
10 8 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.42%) Firmware
11 2 (0.42%) XenServer
12 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 34 (7.14%) SCCM
2 27 (5.67%) Puppet
3 25 (5.25%) RSA Security Analytics
4 19 (3.99%) Ansible
4 19 (3.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 18 (3.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 15 (3.15%) SCOM
7 9 (1.89%) Kubernetes
8 8 (1.68%) Backup Exec
9 6 (1.26%) SCVMM
9 6 (1.26%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.84%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (0.84%) SCDPM
11 3 (0.63%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.63%) vRealize
11 3 (0.63%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
13 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 149 (31.30%) VMware
2 59 (12.39%) Citrix
3 50 (10.50%) Red Hat
4 46 (9.66%) Cisco
5 45 (9.45%) Symantec
6 34 (7.14%) Oracle
6 34 (7.14%) Veeam
7 27 (5.67%) HP
7 27 (5.67%) Salesforce.com
8 25 (5.25%) Splunk
9 20 (4.20%) IBM
10 16 (3.36%) Google
11 15 (3.15%) NetApp
12 12 (2.52%) JD Edwards
13 11 (2.31%) CommVault
14 10 (2.10%) Dell
14 10 (2.10%) SAP
15 9 (1.89%) Xamarin
16 8 (1.68%) SonicWALL
17 7 (1.47%) WatchGuard