Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 20 18
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 459 529 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 14.54% 12.80% 12.72%
As % of the Vendors category 39.47% 42.35% 35.77%
Number of salaries quoted 333 448 424
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,001 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +0.00% +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,800 £22,950 £22,750
90th Percentile £64,500 £60,000 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1,163 1,249 1,244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 36.84% 30.21% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 723 929 1,014
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,700
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.97% +2.82%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,975 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £65,000
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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +6 212 £45,000 - 76
Peterborough +2 201 £42,500 -2.86% 32
Huntingdon -6 8 £46,750 +7.47% 2
Ely +8 1 £40,000 +6.67%
St Neots 0 1 £25,000 -3.85% 2
Microsoft
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 147 (32.03%) Windows
2 137 (29.85%) SQL Server
3 124 (27.02%) VMware
4 116 (25.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 97 (21.13%) Active Directory
6 93 (20.26%) SQL
6 93 (20.26%) Firewall
7 74 (16.12%) Project Management
7 74 (16.12%) Finance
8 72 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
9 70 (15.25%) ITIL
10 69 (15.03%) Retail
11 67 (14.60%) Problem-Solving
12 65 (14.16%) Analytics
12 65 (14.16%) ERP
13 62 (13.51%) Dynamics AX
14 60 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
15 59 (12.85%) Citrix
15 59 (12.85%) Windows Server
16 58 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
17 57 (12.42%) Microsoft Certification
17 57 (12.42%) Microsoft Office
18 56 (12.20%) C#
18 56 (12.20%) Mentoring
18 56 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
19 53 (11.55%) Software Engineering
20 52 (11.33%) .NET
20 52 (11.33%) Risk Management
21 51 (11.11%) Linux
21 51 (11.11%) Cisco

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 44 (9.59%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.75%) SharePoint
3 24 (5.23%) Skype for Business
4 19 (4.14%) IIS
5 14 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.18%) Apache
8 7 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.53%) JBoss
8 7 (1.53%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (1.31%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.09%) Confluence
10 5 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.65%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.44%) SAS
13 2 (0.44%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.44%) WildFly
Applications
1 57 (12.42%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (9.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (3.49%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 62 (13.51%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (3.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 14 (3.05%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (2.61%) Cognos TM1
5 9 (1.96%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.44%) BPCS
6 2 (0.44%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.22%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.22%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 116 (25.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (10.46%) Office 365
3 46 (10.02%) Dynamics 365
4 35 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (5.23%) Azure Data Factory
6 20 (4.36%) SaaS
7 10 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.31%) GitHub
9 5 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.09%) Firebase
9 5 (1.09%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.87%) G Suite
10 4 (0.87%) IaaS
11 3 (0.65%) Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (0.44%) Slack
13 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (20.26%) Firewall
2 33 (7.19%) DNS
3 29 (6.32%) LAN
3 29 (6.32%) WAN
4 25 (5.45%) TCP/IP
5 24 (5.23%) DHCP
6 23 (5.01%) Intrusion Detection
6 23 (5.01%) VPN
6 23 (5.01%) Wireshark
7 21 (4.58%) VLAN
8 16 (3.49%) BGP
9 14 (3.05%) SAN
10 11 (2.40%) NetScaler
10 11 (2.40%) Wireless
11 10 (2.18%) Intranet
12 9 (1.96%) Network Security
13 8 (1.74%) DMZ
14 7 (1.53%) IP Telephony
14 7 (1.53%) Remote Desktop
15 6 (1.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (29.85%) SQL Server
2 48 (10.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (9.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (8.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 33 (7.19%) Power BI
6 14 (3.05%) Azure SQL Database
7 13 (2.83%) Data Lake
7 13 (2.83%) GIS
8 12 (2.61%) Big Data
9 11 (2.40%) PowerPivot
10 10 (2.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (2.18%) MongoDB
10 10 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (1.31%) Microsoft Power View
12 6 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.09%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 23 (5.01%) Git (software)
3 21 (4.58%) TeamCity
4 16 (3.49%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.61%) NUnit
6 11 (2.40%) Selenium
7 9 (1.96%) JIRA
8 7 (1.53%) JMeter
9 6 (1.31%) Gradle
9 6 (1.31%) Hudson
9 6 (1.31%) Maven
9 6 (1.31%) NCrunch
9 6 (1.31%) ReSharper
10 5 (1.09%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.09%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.87%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.65%) Ranorex
12 3 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 74 (16.12%) Finance
2 69 (15.03%) Retail
3 41 (8.93%) Manufacturing
4 24 (5.23%) Telecoms
5 21 (4.58%) Advertising
6 14 (3.05%) Marketing
7 10 (2.18%) Back Office
8 8 (1.74%) Publishing
9 7 (1.53%) Billing
10 6 (1.31%) Automotive
11 5 (1.09%) Games
11 5 (1.09%) Law
11 5 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.87%) Banking
13 2 (0.44%) Electronics
14 1 (0.22%) French Language
14 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 75 (16.34%) Developer
2 72 (15.69%) Analyst
3 45 (9.80%) Consultant
4 42 (9.15%) IT Manager
5 34 (7.41%) Architect
6 28 (6.10%) Support Engineer
7 24 (5.23%) .NET Developer
8 21 (4.58%) IT Support
9 20 (4.36%) Administrator
9 20 (4.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 20 (4.36%) Support Analyst
10 19 (4.14%) 2nd Line Support
11 18 (3.92%) SIEM Analyst
11 18 (3.92%) SIEM Engineer
11 18 (3.92%) SOC Analyst
11 18 (3.92%) SOC Engineer
12 17 (3.70%) C# Developer
12 17 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (3.70%) Software Developer
12 17 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (11.33%) .NET
2 27 (5.88%) Web Services
3 26 (5.66%) ASP.NET
4 24 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (3.70%) WPF
6 16 (3.49%) AngularJS
7 13 (2.83%) WCF
8 11 (2.40%) WinForms
9 10 (2.18%) .NET Framework
9 10 (2.18%) CSS
9 10 (2.18%) HTML
9 10 (2.18%) Node.js
9 10 (2.18%) Velocity
10 9 (1.96%) Middleware
11 7 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (1.53%) EDI
11 7 (1.53%) RESTful
11 7 (1.53%) SOAP
12 6 (1.31%) React
12 6 (1.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (10.68%) Self-Motivation
3 25 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 23 (5.01%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 23 (5.01%) Cyberthreat
5 21 (4.58%) Algorithms
5 21 (4.58%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
7 14 (3.05%) Driving Licence
7 14 (3.05%) NHS
8 13 (2.83%) Public Cloud
9 12 (2.61%) Computer Science
9 12 (2.61%) Data Structures
9 12 (2.61%) User Experience
10 8 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (1.31%) EMC VNX
11 6 (1.31%) Replication
12 5 (1.09%) Apple TV
12 5 (1.09%) iPhone
13 4 (0.87%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 147 (32.03%) Windows
2 59 (12.85%) Windows Server
3 51 (11.11%) Linux
4 44 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (4.79%) Windows 7
7 19 (4.14%) Windows 10
8 13 (2.83%) Apple iOS
8 13 (2.83%) Mac OS X
9 11 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (1.96%) AIX
10 9 (1.96%) CentOS
10 9 (1.96%) Ubuntu
11 7 (1.53%) Debian
12 6 (1.31%) Android
13 5 (1.09%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.87%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.87%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.87%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.65%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (16.12%) Project Management
2 72 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (15.25%) ITIL
4 67 (14.60%) Problem-Solving
5 65 (14.16%) Analytics
5 65 (14.16%) ERP
6 60 (13.07%) Business Intelligence
7 56 (12.20%) Mentoring
8 53 (11.55%) Software Engineering
9 52 (11.33%) Risk Management
10 50 (10.89%) CRM
11 44 (9.59%) SDLC
12 43 (9.37%) Service Delivery
13 41 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
14 40 (8.71%) Cybersecurity
14 40 (8.71%) Data Loss Prevention
14 40 (8.71%) Event Correlation
14 40 (8.71%) Security Operations
14 40 (8.71%) SIEM
15 34 (7.41%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 93 (20.26%) SQL
2 56 (12.20%) C#
3 48 (10.46%) PowerShell
4 28 (6.10%) JavaScript
5 27 (5.88%) Python
6 22 (4.79%) Java
7 21 (4.58%) C++
8 16 (3.49%) T-SQL
9 15 (3.27%) Bash Shell
10 13 (2.83%) Ruby
11 10 (2.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 8 (1.74%) C
13 7 (1.53%) X++
14 6 (1.31%) Perl
15 5 (1.09%) F#
15 5 (1.09%) Kotlin
16 3 (0.65%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.44%) Assembly Language
17 2 (0.44%) U-SQL
17 2 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (12.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (9.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 44 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (9.15%) MCSE
5 40 (8.71%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 40 (8.71%) CCIE
5 40 (8.71%) CCIE Security
5 40 (8.71%) CCNP
5 40 (8.71%) CCSP
5 40 (8.71%) CISSP
5 40 (8.71%) CSSLP
5 40 (8.71%) GCWN
5 40 (8.71%) ISSAP
5 40 (8.71%) ISSEP
5 40 (8.71%) RHCA
5 40 (8.71%) RHCE
5 40 (8.71%) SANS
5 40 (8.71%) SSCP
5 40 (8.71%) VCAP
5 40 (8.71%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.54%) SLA
2 19 (4.14%) QA
3 7 (1.53%) PMO
4 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) GDPR
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 97 (21.13%) Active Directory
2 58 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (8.93%) Hyper-V
4 17 (3.70%) XenApp
5 12 (2.61%) Terminal Services
6 11 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (2.40%) vSphere
7 9 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
7 9 (1.96%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.31%) Docker
9 4 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.44%) Firmware
10 2 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (5.01%) RSA Security Analytics
2 21 (4.58%) SCCM
3 11 (2.40%) SCOM
4 9 (1.96%) Puppet
4 9 (1.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (1.53%) Ansible
5 7 (1.53%) FortiGate
5 7 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (1.53%) WSUS
6 6 (1.31%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.31%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.09%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 5 (1.09%) Kibana
7 5 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.65%) NetApp OnCommand
9 2 (0.44%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.44%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.44%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.44%) vRealize
9 2 (0.44%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 124 (27.02%) VMware
2 59 (12.85%) Citrix
3 51 (11.11%) Cisco
4 46 (10.02%) Red Hat
5 33 (7.19%) Symantec
6 25 (5.45%) HP
6 25 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (5.45%) Veeam
7 23 (5.01%) Splunk
8 18 (3.92%) NetApp
9 16 (3.49%) Oracle
10 15 (3.27%) Cognos
10 15 (3.27%) Google
11 12 (2.61%) Apple
12 10 (2.18%) Dell
12 10 (2.18%) IBM
12 10 (2.18%) JD Edwards
12 10 (2.18%) Xamarin
13 9 (1.96%) Tableau
14 8 (1.74%) CommVault