The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 5 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 49 64 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 17.19% 19.88% 16.76%
As % of the Vendors category 42.98% 44.44% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 41 56 49
Median salary £30,000 £41,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.71% +33.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £27,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

Microsoft is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Peterborough.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Peterborough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 114 144 108
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 40.00% 44.72% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 66 116 84
Median salary £31,000 £41,250 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.84% +16.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £29,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough citing Microsoft as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Peterborough

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Peterborough.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Peterborough

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Peterborough over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Peterborough region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 43 (50.59%) Windows
2 37 (43.53%) VMware
3 31 (36.47%) MS Excel
4 29 (34.12%) ITIL
5 26 (30.59%) Active Directory
6 24 (28.24%) SQL Server
7 22 (25.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (24.71%) Citrix
9 19 (22.35%) SQL
10 17 (20.00%) Cisco
11 16 (18.82%) .NET
11 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (17.65%) Hyper-V
12 15 (17.65%) Incident Management
13 14 (16.47%) SLA
14 13 (15.29%) VB.NET
14 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (14.12%) Windows Server
15 12 (14.12%) HTML
15 12 (14.12%) HP
15 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (12.94%) iPad
17 10 (11.76%) NetApp
17 10 (11.76%) Web Services
18 9 (10.59%) MS Office
18 9 (10.59%) MS Exchange
18 9 (10.59%) Blackberry
19 8 (9.41%) MCSE
19 8 (9.41%) Dynamics NAV

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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 9 (10.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (7.06%) IIS
3 5 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (5.88%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.35%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.18%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (36.47%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.59%) MS Office
3 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.35%) nopCommerce
3 1 (1.18%) Exchequer
3 1 (1.18%) Magento
3 1 (1.18%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.18%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (1.18%) Sage 1000
3 1 (1.18%) Sage 200
3 1 (1.18%) Sage 50
3 1 (1.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (8.24%) Office 365
2 6 (7.06%) iTunes
3 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.18%) AWS OpsWorks
4 1 (1.18%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) DNS
1 7 (8.24%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (7.06%) DHCP
2 6 (7.06%) LAN
2 6 (7.06%) NetScaler
2 6 (7.06%) WAN
3 3 (3.53%) Firewall
3 3 (3.53%) SAN
3 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.35%) Wireless
5 1 (1.18%) HTTP
5 1 (1.18%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.18%) Intranet
5 1 (1.18%) Skype
5 1 (1.18%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.24%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (7.06%) MS Access
3 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.71%) Back Office
2 4 (4.71%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Legal
4 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (24.71%) Analyst
2 14 (16.47%) Developer
3 13 (15.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (12.94%) .NET Developer
4 11 (12.94%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) IT Engineer
5 6 (7.06%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) DBA
6 5 (5.88%) SQL DBA
6 5 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Administrator
7 4 (4.71%) Consultant
7 4 (4.71%) Field Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Junior
7 4 (4.71%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.71%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.82%) .NET
2 12 (14.12%) HTML
3 10 (11.76%) Web Services
4 8 (9.41%) JSON
5 6 (7.06%) CSS
5 6 (7.06%) ODBC
5 6 (7.06%) XML
6 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (3.53%) HTML5
7 3 (3.53%) jQuery
7 3 (3.53%) LINQ
7 3 (3.53%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (3.53%) WCF
7 3 (3.53%) WinForms
7 3 (3.53%) WPF
8 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.18%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (1.18%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) iPad
2 9 (10.59%) Blackberry
3 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.41%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.88%) EMC VNX
5 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.71%) iPhone
5 4 (4.71%) Smartphone
5 4 (4.71%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 3 (3.53%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.35%) Clustering
7 2 (2.35%) FlexPod
8 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.18%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (50.59%) Windows
2 22 (25.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (14.12%) Windows Server
5 11 (12.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (8.24%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.06%) Apple iOS
7 6 (7.06%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (5.88%) Linux
9 4 (4.71%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.53%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.35%) SUSE
11 2 (2.35%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.12%) ITIL
2 15 (17.65%) Incident Management
3 6 (7.06%) iOS Development
3 6 (7.06%) Mobile Application Development
3 6 (7.06%) Mobile Development
3 6 (7.06%) Project Management
3 6 (7.06%) Time Management
4 5 (5.88%) DevOps
4 5 (5.88%) MVC
4 5 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.71%) Data Analysis
5 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.71%) Web Development
6 2 (2.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.35%) Information Security
6 2 (2.35%) Migration
6 2 (2.35%) Scrum
6 2 (2.35%) Statistics
6 2 (2.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.35%) SQL
2 13 (15.29%) VB.NET
3 7 (8.24%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.06%) Bash Shell
4 6 (7.06%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.88%) C#
5 5 (5.88%) VB
5 5 (5.88%) VB6
6 2 (2.35%) Java
7 1 (1.18%) Python
7 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (9.41%) MCSE
2 8 (9.41%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (5.88%) Degree
5 5 (5.88%) MCP
6 4 (4.71%) MCSA
7 3 (3.53%) CCNA
7 3 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.53%) MCITP
7 3 (3.53%) NCDA
7 3 (3.53%) NCIE
8 2 (2.35%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.35%) CCA
8 2 (2.35%) CCENT
8 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (30.59%) Active Directory
2 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.24%) XenApp
5 5 (5.88%) Terminal Services
5 5 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 5 (5.88%) XenServer
6 2 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) NetBackup
1 5 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (4.71%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (4.71%) SCCM
3 3 (3.53%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.35%) NetApp OnCommand
5 1 (1.18%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 37 (43.53%) VMware
2 21 (24.71%) Citrix
3 17 (20.00%) Cisco
4 12 (14.12%) HP
5 10 (11.76%) NetApp
6 8 (9.41%) Veeam
7 7 (8.24%) EMC
8 6 (7.06%) 3PAR
8 6 (7.06%) Apple
8 6 (7.06%) AppSense
8 6 (7.06%) CommVault
9 5 (5.88%) Symantec
10 3 (3.53%) Minitab
11 2 (2.35%) 3Com
11 2 (2.35%) Brocade
11 2 (2.35%) Draytek
11 2 (2.35%) IBM
11 2 (2.35%) Oracle
11 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.35%) ZyXEL
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