Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 17 18
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 519 534 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 12.71% 14.14% 12.35%
As % of the Vendors category 35.82% 40.73% 32.54%
Number of salaries quoted 385 451 447
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%
10th Percentile £23,200 £23,500 £27,400
90th Percentile £60,000 £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 1,449 1,311 1,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 35.47% 34.71% 37.94%
Number of salaries quoted 843 965 1,182
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £28,525
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -9 258 £45,000 +12.50% 45
Peterborough +2 179 £40,000 +29.03% 19
St Neots +1 20 £32,500 +25.00% 2
Huntingdon -3 17 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Microsoft
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 180 (34.68%) SQL Server
2 157 (30.25%) Windows
3 131 (25.24%) Finance
4 126 (24.28%) SQL
5 111 (21.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 103 (19.85%) ITIL
7 102 (19.65%) VMware
8 101 (19.46%) .NET
9 97 (18.69%) C#
10 96 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
11 90 (17.34%) Active Directory
12 86 (16.57%) Microsoft Office
13 81 (15.61%) Business Intelligence
14 74 (14.26%) Problem-Solving
15 73 (14.07%) Analytics
16 72 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
17 70 (13.49%) Microsoft Excel
18 69 (13.29%) Windows Server
19 67 (12.91%) CRM
20 61 (11.75%) Microsoft Certification
20 61 (11.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 61 (11.75%) Hyper-V
21 60 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
22 58 (11.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 56 (10.79%) Degree
24 54 (10.40%) WPF
25 50 (9.63%) ASP.NET
25 50 (9.63%) MVC
25 50 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012
26 49 (9.44%) Citrix

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 43 (8.29%) SharePoint
2 41 (7.90%) MS Exchange
3 24 (4.62%) Skype for Business
4 23 (4.43%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (1.93%) IIS
7 9 (1.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (0.96%) Apache
9 5 (0.96%) ArcGIS
9 5 (0.96%) ArcSDE
9 5 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.96%) GeoServer
10 4 (0.77%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.58%) DNN
11 3 (0.58%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.58%) JBoss
Applications
1 86 (16.57%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (13.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (6.55%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (2.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.39%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.19%) Autodesk Inventor
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) OrCAD
6 1 (0.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.19%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 37 (7.13%) Dynamics AX
2 21 (4.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 19 (3.66%) Cognos TM1
3 19 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.77%) assyst
5 4 (0.77%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.39%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 111 (21.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (8.86%) Office 365
3 32 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (4.24%) Azure Data Factory
4 22 (4.24%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (1.73%) SaaS
6 6 (1.16%) IaaS
7 4 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.58%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.39%) NuGet
10 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.59%) Firewall
2 23 (4.43%) DHCP
2 23 (4.43%) DNS
2 23 (4.43%) Internet
3 22 (4.24%) Remote Desktop
4 15 (2.89%) Wireshark
5 14 (2.70%) NetScaler
6 11 (2.12%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (1.93%) Skype
8 9 (1.73%) Intranet
8 9 (1.73%) LAN
8 9 (1.73%) Wireless
9 8 (1.54%) Extranet
9 8 (1.54%) Network Security
9 8 (1.54%) WAN
10 7 (1.35%) SAN
10 7 (1.35%) VoIP
11 6 (1.16%) HTTP
12 5 (0.96%) Broadband
13 4 (0.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (34.68%) SQL Server
2 61 (11.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 58 (11.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (8.29%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (7.71%) Power BI
5 40 (7.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (5.39%) MongoDB
7 26 (5.01%) SQL Server 2016
8 20 (3.85%) Big Data
9 19 (3.66%) GIS
10 16 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (2.89%) Microsoft Power View
11 15 (2.89%) PowerPivot
12 14 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (2.31%) OLAP
14 7 (1.35%) MySQL
14 7 (1.35%) NoSQL
15 6 (1.16%) OLTP
15 6 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (6.74%) TeamCity
2 24 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 24 (4.62%) NUnit
3 23 (4.43%) Visual Studio
4 22 (4.24%) JIRA
4 22 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
6 12 (2.31%) Subversion
7 6 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.58%) PROIV
9 2 (0.39%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.39%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.19%) FrontPage
10 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.19%) JMeter
10 1 (0.19%) Selenium
10 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
General
1 131 (25.24%) Finance
2 49 (9.44%) Retail
3 35 (6.74%) Advertising
4 34 (6.55%) Marketing
5 28 (5.39%) Manufacturing
6 23 (4.43%) Telecoms
7 16 (3.08%) Banking
8 13 (2.50%) Electronics
9 6 (1.16%) Games
10 5 (0.96%) Billing
11 4 (0.77%) German Language
12 3 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.39%) Law
13 2 (0.39%) Local Government
14 1 (0.19%) French Language
14 1 (0.19%) Front Office
14 1 (0.19%) Legal
14 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 116 (22.35%) Developer
2 76 (14.64%) Analyst
3 62 (11.95%) .NET Developer
4 44 (8.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 43 (8.29%) Consultant
6 38 (7.32%) C# Developer
7 35 (6.74%) Support Engineer
8 34 (6.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 29 (5.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 27 (5.20%) Software Developer
11 26 (5.01%) Architect
12 23 (4.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 23 (4.43%) Messaging Developer
12 23 (4.43%) Project Manager
13 21 (4.05%) Administrator
14 19 (3.66%) Senior Developer
15 18 (3.47%) DBA
16 17 (3.28%) Support Analyst
16 17 (3.28%) Windows Engineer
17 16 (3.08%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (19.46%) .NET
2 54 (10.40%) WPF
3 50 (9.63%) ASP.NET
4 40 (7.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 30 (5.78%) AngularJS
6 27 (5.20%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (5.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 25 (4.82%) Middleware
8 25 (4.82%) Node.js
8 25 (4.82%) RESTful
8 25 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 23 (4.43%) KnockoutJS
9 23 (4.43%) MSMQ
9 23 (4.43%) RabbitMQ
10 22 (4.24%) Web Services
11 18 (3.47%) .NET Framework
11 18 (3.47%) WCF
12 13 (2.50%) WinForms
13 11 (2.12%) HTML
14 10 (1.93%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 72 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.55%) NHS
3 32 (6.17%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (5.20%) Computer Science
5 25 (4.82%) Driving Licence
6 20 (3.85%) Algorithms
6 20 (3.85%) Data Centre
7 16 (3.08%) Management Information System
7 16 (3.08%) Replication
8 15 (2.89%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 9 (1.73%) Fintech
10 8 (1.54%) EMC VNX
10 8 (1.54%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.35%) Clustering
12 6 (1.16%) Data Structures
12 6 (1.16%) PMI
13 5 (0.96%) Apple TV
13 5 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.96%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (0.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 157 (30.25%) Windows
2 69 (13.29%) Windows Server
3 50 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (6.94%) Linux
5 34 (6.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (5.39%) Windows 7
7 24 (4.62%) Windows 10
8 14 (2.70%) Apple iOS
8 14 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (1.93%) Android
10 7 (1.35%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.16%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.96%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.77%) Unix
14 3 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.39%) AIX
15 2 (0.39%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (19.85%) ITIL
2 96 (18.50%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (15.61%) Business Intelligence
4 74 (14.26%) Problem-Solving
5 73 (14.07%) Analytics
6 67 (12.91%) CRM
7 50 (9.63%) MVC
8 48 (9.25%) OO
9 45 (8.67%) ERP
9 45 (8.67%) Mentoring
9 45 (8.67%) Project Management
10 43 (8.29%) ETL
11 42 (8.09%) Mathematics
12 36 (6.94%) Service Delivery
13 35 (6.74%) Cybersecurity
14 34 (6.55%) Incident Management
14 34 (6.55%) Software Engineering
15 33 (6.36%) Scrum
16 31 (5.97%) Test Automation
17 28 (5.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 126 (24.28%) SQL
2 97 (18.69%) C#
3 39 (7.51%) JavaScript
4 29 (5.59%) PowerShell
5 25 (4.82%) T-SQL
6 23 (4.43%) F#
6 23 (4.43%) Ruby
7 13 (2.50%) Python
8 12 (2.31%) C
9 11 (2.12%) Java
10 8 (1.54%) VBA
11 6 (1.16%) C++
11 6 (1.16%) VB
12 3 (0.58%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.39%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.39%) X++
14 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.19%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.19%) PHP
14 1 (0.19%) VC++
Qualifications
1 61 (11.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (10.79%) Degree
3 36 (6.94%) MCSE
4 34 (6.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 31 (5.97%) MCITP
6 20 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 19 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (3.66%) CISSP
8 18 (3.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 18 (3.47%) CCNP
8 18 (3.47%) CCSP
8 18 (3.47%) CSSLP
8 18 (3.47%) GCWN
8 18 (3.47%) ISSAP
8 18 (3.47%) ISSEP
8 18 (3.47%) RHCA
8 18 (3.47%) RHCE
8 18 (3.47%) SANS
8 18 (3.47%) SSCP
9 16 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.97%) SLA
2 13 (2.50%) PMO
3 11 (2.12%) QA
4 4 (0.77%) GDPR
5 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 90 (17.34%) Active Directory
2 61 (11.75%) Hyper-V
3 60 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (4.43%) XenApp
5 22 (4.24%) Terminal Services
6 21 (4.05%) XenDesktop
7 18 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (2.50%) XenServer
9 3 (0.58%) Docker
9 3 (0.58%) vSphere
10 2 (0.39%) Firmware
10 2 (0.39%) KVM
10 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.39%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.39%) Xen
11 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 28 (5.39%) SCCM
2 26 (5.01%) WSUS
3 23 (4.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 23 (4.43%) Kibana
4 17 (3.28%) SCOM
5 15 (2.89%) RSA Security Analytics
6 14 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 14 (2.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 10 (1.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (1.54%) Backup Exec
9 7 (1.35%) NetApp OnCommand
10 5 (0.96%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.39%) Puppet
11 2 (0.39%) SCSM
12 1 (0.19%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.19%) Ansible
12 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 102 (19.65%) VMware
2 49 (9.44%) Citrix
3 41 (7.90%) Oracle
4 33 (6.36%) Cisco
5 24 (4.62%) NetApp
6 22 (4.24%) Cognos
7 20 (3.85%) Symantec
7 20 (3.85%) WorldPay
8 18 (3.47%) Red Hat
9 16 (3.08%) HP
9 16 (3.08%) Splunk
10 14 (2.70%) Ivanti
11 13 (2.50%) Apple
12 12 (2.31%) Google
12 12 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (2.31%) SAP
13 11 (2.12%) Informatica
13 11 (2.12%) Talend
13 11 (2.12%) Veeam
14 10 (1.93%) 3PAR