Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 19 18
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 540 513 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 14.53% 13.99% 12.40%
As % of the Vendors category 40.45% 41.95% 34.04%
Number of salaries quoted 379 430 409
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,250 £56,250 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +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 1,335 1,223 1,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 35.93% 33.36% 36.43%
Number of salaries quoted 775 915 1,037
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £43,500 £43,500 £43,500
10th Percentile £26,118 £25,350 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £59,500 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -1 243 £45,000 +12.50% 86
Peterborough +9 238 £42,500 +9.68% 20
Huntingdon -5 12 £42,500 - 2
St Neots +1 10 £24,500 -5.77% 1
Microsoft
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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.

1 168 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 145 (26.85%) Windows
3 125 (23.15%) VMware
3 125 (23.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 115 (21.30%) Finance
5 104 (19.26%) SQL
6 101 (18.70%) ITIL
7 93 (17.22%) Analytics
8 89 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
8 89 (16.48%) Retail
9 88 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
10 85 (15.74%) Active Directory
11 82 (15.19%) C#
12 81 (15.00%) .NET
13 79 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
14 78 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 78 (14.44%) Firewall
15 77 (14.26%) Business Intelligence
15 77 (14.26%) Microsoft Office
16 69 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure
16 69 (12.78%) Mentoring
17 67 (12.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 66 (12.22%) Cisco
18 66 (12.22%) Citrix
19 63 (11.67%) Project Management
20 61 (11.30%) Risk Management
20 61 (11.30%) MCSE
20 61 (11.30%) Microsoft Excel
21 60 (11.11%) Hyper-V
21 60 (11.11%) Dynamics AX

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 42 (7.78%) MS Exchange
2 36 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 26 (4.81%) Skype for Business
4 19 (3.52%) IIS
5 12 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (1.48%) Apache
9 8 (1.48%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (1.11%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.93%) Confluence
12 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.74%) JBoss
13 2 (0.37%) SAS
14 1 (0.19%) IBM Connections
14 1 (0.19%) Kentico
14 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 77 (14.26%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (11.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Autodesk Inventor
6 1 (0.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.19%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 60 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
2 21 (3.89%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 19 (3.52%) Cognos TM1
4 17 (3.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 16 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
6 8 (1.48%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.56%) assyst
8 2 (0.37%) BPCS
8 2 (0.37%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 125 (23.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (8.70%) Office 365
3 42 (7.78%) Dynamics 365
4 36 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (4.63%) Azure Data Factory
6 20 (3.70%) SaaS
7 7 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.11%) GitHub
9 5 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.93%) IaaS
9 5 (0.93%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.56%) Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (0.37%) Firebase
12 2 (0.37%) NuGet
12 2 (0.37%) Slack
13 1 (0.19%) G Suite
13 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (14.44%) Firewall
2 33 (6.11%) Wireshark
3 29 (5.37%) Intrusion Detection
4 28 (5.19%) DNS
5 27 (5.00%) DHCP
6 16 (2.96%) Remote Desktop
7 15 (2.78%) NetScaler
8 13 (2.41%) Wireless
9 12 (2.22%) SAN
10 11 (2.04%) LAN
10 11 (2.04%) WAN
11 9 (1.67%) Network Security
11 9 (1.67%) VLAN
12 8 (1.48%) Intranet
12 8 (1.48%) Skype
13 7 (1.30%) Internet
13 7 (1.30%) VoIP
14 6 (1.11%) TCP/IP
14 6 (1.11%) VPN
15 5 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 67 (12.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 59 (10.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 44 (8.15%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (8.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 43 (7.96%) Power BI
6 17 (3.15%) PowerPivot
6 17 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (2.96%) Big Data
7 16 (2.96%) MongoDB
8 15 (2.78%) GIS
8 15 (2.78%) Microsoft Power View
9 13 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (2.41%) SQL Server 2016
10 12 (2.22%) OLAP
11 8 (1.48%) Data Lake
11 8 (1.48%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (5.93%) Visual Studio
2 31 (5.74%) TeamCity
3 28 (5.19%) Git (software)
4 20 (3.70%) NUnit
5 15 (2.78%) JIRA
6 12 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (2.04%) Jenkins
7 11 (2.04%) Selenium
7 11 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (1.85%) Subversion
9 7 (1.30%) JMeter
10 6 (1.11%) NCrunch
10 6 (1.11%) ReSharper
11 5 (0.93%) Bitbucket
11 5 (0.93%) SoapUI
11 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.74%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.56%) Hudson
13 3 (0.56%) Ranorex
14 2 (0.37%) TestRail
General
1 115 (21.30%) Finance
2 89 (16.48%) Retail
3 44 (8.15%) Manufacturing
4 28 (5.19%) Advertising
4 28 (5.19%) Marketing
5 20 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.85%) Banking
7 7 (1.30%) Electronics
7 7 (1.30%) Games
8 6 (1.11%) Automotive
8 6 (1.11%) Billing
8 6 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.93%) Law
10 3 (0.56%) Publishing
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) Front Office
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 97 (17.96%) Developer
2 77 (14.26%) Analyst
3 50 (9.26%) Consultant
4 41 (7.59%) Architect
5 40 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 36 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 35 (6.48%) Support Engineer
8 26 (4.81%) IT Manager
8 26 (4.81%) SIEM Analyst
9 25 (4.63%) Software Developer
10 24 (4.44%) Administrator
10 24 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 24 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
10 24 (4.44%) C# Developer
11 23 (4.26%) SOC Analyst
12 20 (3.70%) Project Manager
13 19 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support
13 19 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (3.52%) IT Support
14 18 (3.33%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (15.00%) .NET
2 36 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 36 (6.67%) WPF
3 30 (5.56%) Web Services
4 29 (5.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (4.07%) AngularJS
6 21 (3.89%) WCF
7 19 (3.52%) .NET Framework
8 18 (3.33%) Middleware
9 16 (2.96%) Node.js
10 15 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (2.78%) WinForms
11 14 (2.59%) Velocity
12 13 (2.41%) RESTful
13 12 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 12 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (2.04%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (2.04%) MSMQ
14 11 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
15 10 (1.85%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 79 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (9.63%) Self-Motivation
3 33 (6.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 32 (5.93%) NHS
5 27 (5.00%) Data Centre
6 22 (4.07%) Algorithms
6 22 (4.07%) Cyberthreat
7 21 (3.89%) Driving Licence
8 20 (3.70%) Management Information System
9 17 (3.15%) Computer Science
9 17 (3.15%) Security Operations Centre
10 12 (2.22%) Public Cloud
10 12 (2.22%) User Experience
11 11 (2.04%) Replication
12 9 (1.67%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (1.30%) EMC VNX
14 7 (1.30%) Smartphone
15 6 (1.11%) Apple TV
15 6 (1.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 145 (26.85%) Windows
2 52 (9.63%) Windows Server
3 45 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (7.59%) Linux
5 34 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (5.74%) Windows 7
7 24 (4.44%) Windows 10
8 16 (2.96%) Apple iOS
9 12 (2.22%) Mac OS X
10 9 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (1.48%) Android
12 7 (1.30%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.11%) CentOS
13 6 (1.11%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.93%) AIX
14 5 (0.93%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.74%) Debian
15 4 (0.74%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (18.70%) ITIL
2 93 (17.22%) Analytics
3 89 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
5 77 (14.26%) Business Intelligence
6 69 (12.78%) Mentoring
7 63 (11.67%) Project Management
8 61 (11.30%) Risk Management
9 53 (9.81%) CRM
9 53 (9.81%) Cybersecurity
10 51 (9.44%) ERP
10 51 (9.44%) Software Engineering
11 50 (9.26%) Data Loss Prevention
11 50 (9.26%) Event Correlation
11 50 (9.26%) Security Operations
11 50 (9.26%) SIEM
12 47 (8.70%) ETL
13 43 (7.96%) SDLC
13 43 (7.96%) Service Delivery
13 43 (7.96%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 104 (19.26%) SQL
2 82 (15.19%) C#
3 37 (6.85%) PowerShell
4 33 (6.11%) JavaScript
5 24 (4.44%) Python
5 24 (4.44%) T-SQL
6 20 (3.70%) C++
7 18 (3.33%) Java
7 18 (3.33%) Ruby
8 14 (2.59%) C
9 11 (2.04%) F#
10 10 (1.85%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.48%) X++
12 6 (1.11%) Perl
13 5 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 3 (0.56%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.37%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.37%) U-SQL
15 2 (0.37%) VBA
16 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 78 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (11.30%) MCSE
3 54 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (9.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 50 (9.26%) CCNP
4 50 (9.26%) CCSP
4 50 (9.26%) CISSP
4 50 (9.26%) CSSLP
4 50 (9.26%) GCWN
4 50 (9.26%) ISSAP
4 50 (9.26%) ISSEP
4 50 (9.26%) RHCA
4 50 (9.26%) RHCE
4 50 (9.26%) SANS
4 50 (9.26%) SSCP
5 49 (9.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 46 (8.52%) CCIE Security
6 46 (8.52%) Degree
6 46 (8.52%) VCAP
6 46 (8.52%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.67%) SLA
2 21 (3.89%) QA
3 13 (2.41%) PMO
4 6 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 85 (15.74%) Active Directory
2 69 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 23 (4.26%) XenApp
5 19 (3.52%) Terminal Services
6 18 (3.33%) XenDesktop
7 11 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (1.85%) XenServer
9 7 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (1.11%) vSphere
11 5 (0.93%) Docker
11 5 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.74%) Firmware
13 2 (0.37%) KVM
13 2 (0.37%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (6.11%) RSA Security Analytics
2 22 (4.07%) SCCM
3 14 (2.59%) WSUS
4 11 (2.04%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 11 (2.04%) Kibana
4 11 (2.04%) SCOM
5 8 (1.48%) FortiGate
6 7 (1.30%) Backup Exec
6 7 (1.30%) NetApp OnCommand
6 7 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.93%) Puppet
7 5 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.56%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 2 (0.37%) Ansible
9 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.37%) SCSM
10 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 125 (23.15%) VMware
2 66 (12.22%) Cisco
2 66 (12.22%) Citrix
3 53 (9.81%) Red Hat
4 39 (7.22%) Symantec
5 33 (6.11%) Splunk
6 22 (4.07%) Cognos
6 22 (4.07%) NetApp
7 21 (3.89%) Oracle
8 20 (3.70%) HP
9 18 (3.33%) Google
10 15 (2.78%) Apple
11 12 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (2.22%) Xamarin
12 11 (2.04%) Informatica
12 11 (2.04%) Ivanti
12 11 (2.04%) Talend
13 10 (1.85%) Dell
13 10 (1.85%) JD Edwards
13 10 (1.85%) Veeam