Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 18 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 592 479 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.82% 13.53% 12.29%
As % of the Vendors category 37.26% 39.78% 32.13%
Number of salaries quoted 467 417 439
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,750 £24,900
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +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 1,589 1,204 1,550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 37.08% 34.00% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 934 883 1,191
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £44,400 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.47% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,600 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +5.88%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -5 318 £45,000 +12.50% 50
Peterborough +5 170 £40,000 +29.03% 18
Huntingdon -1 46 £27,750 -34.71% 3
St Neots - 28 £27,500 - 5
Ely -1 1 £18,000 -52.00%
Microsoft
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 199 (33.61%) SQL Server
2 185 (31.25%) Windows
3 146 (24.66%) SQL
4 144 (24.32%) .NET
5 141 (23.82%) C#
5 141 (23.82%) Finance
6 122 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
7 117 (19.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 110 (18.58%) VMware
8 110 (18.58%) Active Directory
9 102 (17.23%) ITIL
10 91 (15.37%) Analytical Skills
11 90 (15.20%) Windows Server
12 86 (14.53%) ASP.NET
13 83 (14.02%) MVC
14 79 (13.34%) Microsoft Office
15 77 (13.01%) Windows Server 2012
16 75 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
17 74 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
18 68 (11.49%) Degree
19 67 (11.32%) WPF
20 66 (11.15%) JavaScript
20 66 (11.15%) OO
20 66 (11.15%) CRM
20 66 (11.15%) Analytics
21 65 (10.98%) Microsoft Excel
22 64 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
23 62 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
24 61 (10.30%) Hyper-V
25 60 (10.14%) ERP

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 47 (7.94%) SharePoint
2 40 (6.76%) MS Exchange
3 28 (4.73%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (2.20%) Skype for Business
5 12 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.52%) Apache
7 9 (1.52%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.35%) GlassFish
8 8 (1.35%) JBoss
9 7 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (1.01%) ArcGIS
10 6 (1.01%) ArcSDE
10 6 (1.01%) GeoServer
11 5 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
12 4 (0.68%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.68%) DNN
12 4 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 79 (13.34%) Microsoft Office
2 65 (10.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (4.56%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.51%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.17%) Autodesk Inventor
7 1 (0.17%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.17%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.17%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 42 (7.09%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (3.04%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (1.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 10 (1.69%) Cognos TM1
4 7 (1.18%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.84%) ResourceLink
5 5 (0.84%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.68%) assyst
6 4 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 117 (19.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (6.25%) Office 365
4 26 (4.39%) Dynamics 365
5 13 (2.20%) Azure Data Factory
6 11 (1.86%) SaaS
7 8 (1.35%) IaaS
8 5 (0.84%) FinancialForce
9 4 (0.68%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.68%) PaaS
10 3 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.34%) NuGet
12 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.91%) DNS
2 32 (5.41%) Firewall
3 31 (5.24%) Internet
4 26 (4.39%) Remote Desktop
5 18 (3.04%) DHCP
5 18 (3.04%) NetScaler
6 16 (2.70%) SAN
7 15 (2.53%) Wireshark
8 14 (2.36%) Network Security
9 11 (1.86%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (1.52%) FTP
10 9 (1.52%) Skype
11 8 (1.35%) Extranet
11 8 (1.35%) Intranet
12 6 (1.01%) HTTP
12 6 (1.01%) TCP/IP
13 5 (0.84%) Broadband
13 5 (0.84%) LAN
14 4 (0.68%) VoIP
14 4 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (33.61%) SQL Server
2 50 (8.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 47 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (6.42%) MongoDB
5 31 (5.24%) Power BI
6 29 (4.90%) GIS
6 29 (4.90%) SQL Server 2016
7 28 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (4.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 25 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (3.72%) Big Data
10 16 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (2.36%) Oracle Database
12 12 (2.03%) OLAP
13 11 (1.86%) Microsoft Power View
13 11 (1.86%) PowerPivot
14 8 (1.35%) MySQL
14 8 (1.35%) NoSQL
14 8 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 43 (7.26%) TeamCity
2 31 (5.24%) Git (software)
3 29 (4.90%) NUnit
3 29 (4.90%) Visual Studio
4 27 (4.56%) JIRA
4 27 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (2.53%) Subversion
6 14 (2.36%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (1.35%) PROIV
7 8 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.68%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.51%) Moq
9 3 (0.51%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.34%) Vagrant
General
1 141 (23.82%) Finance
2 49 (8.28%) Advertising
3 42 (7.09%) Retail
4 39 (6.59%) Marketing
5 34 (5.74%) Manufacturing
6 19 (3.21%) Banking
6 19 (3.21%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.70%) Electronics
8 9 (1.52%) Legal
9 7 (1.18%) Law
10 6 (1.01%) Games
11 4 (0.68%) German Language
12 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.34%) Automotive
13 2 (0.34%) Local Government
14 1 (0.17%) Billing
14 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.17%) French Language
14 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 154 (26.01%) Developer
2 84 (14.19%) .NET Developer
3 77 (13.01%) Analyst
4 62 (10.47%) C# Developer
5 50 (8.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 46 (7.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 42 (7.09%) Consultant
8 36 (6.08%) Support Engineer
9 34 (5.74%) Software Developer
10 32 (5.41%) Architect
10 32 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 30 (5.07%) DBA
12 28 (4.73%) Messaging Developer
13 26 (4.39%) Administrator
14 25 (4.22%) SQL DBA
15 23 (3.89%) Project Manager
15 23 (3.89%) Senior Developer
16 22 (3.72%) Windows Engineer
17 21 (3.55%) IT Support
17 21 (3.55%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (24.32%) .NET
2 86 (14.53%) ASP.NET
3 67 (11.32%) WPF
4 55 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 44 (7.43%) AngularJS
6 38 (6.42%) ASP.NET Web API
6 38 (6.42%) CSS
6 38 (6.42%) HTML
7 37 (6.25%) Node.js
8 36 (6.08%) RESTful
9 35 (5.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 33 (5.57%) Web Services
11 31 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 28 (4.73%) jQuery
12 28 (4.73%) KnockoutJS
12 28 (4.73%) MSMQ
12 28 (4.73%) RabbitMQ
13 26 (4.39%) Middleware
14 25 (4.22%) WCF
15 19 (3.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 91 (15.37%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (7.26%) Computer Science
3 29 (4.90%) Driving Licence
4 27 (4.56%) Data Centre
5 26 (4.39%) Management Information System
5 26 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (3.89%) NHS
7 22 (3.72%) Algorithms
8 18 (3.04%) Replication
9 15 (2.53%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 13 (2.20%) Fintech
11 10 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (1.69%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.52%) Clustering
13 7 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
14 6 (1.01%) EMC VNX
14 6 (1.01%) PMI
15 5 (0.84%) Xbox
16 4 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 185 (31.25%) Windows
2 90 (15.20%) Windows Server
3 77 (13.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 57 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (7.09%) Windows 7
6 35 (5.91%) Linux
7 26 (4.39%) Windows 10
8 18 (3.04%) Android
8 18 (3.04%) Apple iOS
9 17 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (1.52%) Unix
10 9 (1.52%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.01%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.51%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (17.23%) ITIL
3 83 (14.02%) MVC
4 74 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 66 (11.15%) Analytics
5 66 (11.15%) CRM
5 66 (11.15%) OO
6 62 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
7 60 (10.14%) ERP
8 51 (8.61%) Mathematics
8 51 (8.61%) Service Delivery
9 46 (7.77%) Mentoring
10 44 (7.43%) Cybersecurity
11 42 (7.09%) TDD
12 40 (6.76%) Software Engineering
13 37 (6.25%) Project Management
14 36 (6.08%) Change Management
14 36 (6.08%) Scrum
15 34 (5.74%) ETL
16 32 (5.41%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 146 (24.66%) SQL
2 141 (23.82%) C#
3 66 (11.15%) JavaScript
4 46 (7.77%) PowerShell
5 30 (5.07%) Ruby
6 28 (4.73%) F#
6 28 (4.73%) T-SQL
7 19 (3.21%) Java
8 13 (2.20%) C++
9 10 (1.69%) C
9 10 (1.69%) VBA
10 9 (1.52%) Python
11 8 (1.35%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.84%) PHP
12 5 (0.84%) VB
13 2 (0.34%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.34%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.34%) X++
14 1 (0.17%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 75 (12.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (11.49%) Degree
3 41 (6.93%) MCSE
4 36 (6.08%) MCITP
5 29 (4.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 25 (4.22%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (4.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 23 (3.89%) CISSP
8 22 (3.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 22 (3.72%) CCNP
8 22 (3.72%) CCSP
8 22 (3.72%) CSSLP
8 22 (3.72%) GCWN
8 22 (3.72%) ISSAP
8 22 (3.72%) ISSEP
8 22 (3.72%) RHCA
8 22 (3.72%) RHCE
8 22 (3.72%) SANS
8 22 (3.72%) SSCP
9 18 (3.04%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.90%) SLA
2 10 (1.69%) PMO
3 8 (1.35%) QA
4 6 (1.01%) GDPR
5 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 110 (18.58%) Active Directory
2 64 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (10.30%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.39%) XenApp
5 25 (4.22%) XenDesktop
6 20 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (3.21%) Terminal Services
8 13 (2.20%) XenServer
9 9 (1.52%) Docker
10 6 (1.01%) vSphere
11 4 (0.68%) NFS
12 2 (0.34%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.34%) Firmware
12 2 (0.34%) KVM
12 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.34%) Xen
13 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 31 (5.24%) SCCM
1 31 (5.24%) WSUS
2 28 (4.73%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 28 (4.73%) Kibana
3 24 (4.05%) SCOM
4 19 (3.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 19 (3.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 15 (2.53%) RSA Security Analytics
6 6 (1.01%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.68%) NetApp OnCommand
7 4 (0.68%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.34%) Ansible
9 2 (0.34%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.34%) Puppet
9 2 (0.34%) vRealize
9 2 (0.34%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 110 (18.58%) VMware
2 56 (9.46%) Oracle
3 53 (8.95%) Citrix
4 36 (6.08%) Cisco
5 27 (4.56%) WorldPay
6 22 (3.72%) NetApp
6 22 (3.72%) Red Hat
7 21 (3.55%) Symantec
8 20 (3.38%) SAP
9 19 (3.21%) Google
9 19 (3.21%) Ivanti
9 19 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (2.70%) Splunk
11 12 (2.03%) HP
12 11 (1.86%) Cognos
12 11 (1.86%) ESRI
13 10 (1.69%) Facebook
13 10 (1.69%) JD Edwards
13 10 (1.69%) Veeam
14 9 (1.52%) Apple