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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 6 months to 25 June 2022 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
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 6 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 118 37 31
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Peterborough 32.07% 22.42% 27.19%
As % of the Vendors category 46.64% 53.62% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 110 35 31
10th Percentile £30,205 £36,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,563 £42,500 £39,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,125 £65,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £48,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -11.46% +16.36% -2.94%

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 Peterborough.

All Vendors
Peterborough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 253 69 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 68.75% 41.82% 54.39%
Number of salaries quoted 211 58 60
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,125 £30,875
25th Percentile £36,250 £42,813 £38,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +11.11%
75th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £64,000 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -5.56%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

Job postings citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Peterborough.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Peterborough

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Peterborough

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Microsoft in Peterborough.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Peterborough

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Salary distribution for jobs citing Microsoft in Peterborough over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 78 (66.10%) ITIL
2 70 (59.32%) Azure
2 70 (59.32%) Social Skills
3 68 (57.63%) Service Delivery
4 65 (55.08%) Windows
5 56 (47.46%) Active Directory
6 54 (45.76%) Incident Management
6 54 (45.76%) AWS
7 52 (44.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 47 (39.83%) DNS
8 47 (39.83%) SLA
9 45 (38.14%) Change Management
10 44 (37.29%) DHCP
11 43 (36.44%) Microsoft 365
11 43 (36.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 38 (32.20%) Identity Management
13 36 (30.51%) Azure Active Directory
14 35 (29.66%) Replication
15 34 (28.81%) Windows Server
16 33 (27.97%) SQL Server
17 32 (27.12%) PKI
17 32 (27.12%) Hyper-V
18 31 (26.27%) Mentoring
19 30 (25.42%) PaaS
20 26 (22.03%) IaaS
20 26 (22.03%) Windows Server 2016
20 26 (22.03%) SQL
21 25 (21.19%) VMware
21 25 (21.19%) VMware Infrastructure
22 23 (19.49%) Skype for Business

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 23 (19.49%) Skype for Business
2 22 (18.64%) SharePoint
3 16 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (5.08%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (12.71%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (5.93%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.69%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 70 (59.32%) Azure
2 54 (45.76%) AWS
3 43 (36.44%) Microsoft 365
4 36 (30.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 30 (25.42%) PaaS
6 26 (22.03%) IaaS
7 13 (11.02%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 10 (8.47%) OneDrive
8 10 (8.47%) Serverless
9 9 (7.63%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (7.63%) Amazon S3
9 9 (7.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 9 (7.63%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (7.63%) Route 53
9 9 (7.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (6.78%) Power Platform
11 5 (4.24%) Azure Stack
12 4 (3.39%) Azure Service Bus
12 4 (3.39%) Azure Storage
12 4 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (39.83%) DNS
2 44 (37.29%) DHCP
3 23 (19.49%) Skype
4 22 (18.64%) Remote Desktop
5 16 (13.56%) NetScaler
6 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.54%) LAN
7 3 (2.54%) NAS
7 3 (2.54%) SAN
7 3 (2.54%) WAN
8 2 (1.69%) Firewall
9 1 (0.85%) DKIM
9 1 (0.85%) DMARC
9 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.85%) VLAN
9 1 (0.85%) VPN
9 1 (0.85%) Wireless
9 1 (0.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.17%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (6.78%) Power BI
4 4 (3.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.85%) Selenium
General
1 70 (59.32%) Social Skills
2 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.47%) Presentation Skills
4 8 (6.78%) Finance
4 8 (6.78%) Public Sector
5 4 (3.39%) Legal
6 3 (2.54%) Back Office
6 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.69%) Law
7 2 (1.69%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 31 (26.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 30 (25.42%) Applications Engineer
3 29 (24.58%) Cloud Engineer
4 14 (11.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 14 (11.86%) Analyst
4 14 (11.86%) NOC Engineer
4 14 (11.86%) Team Leader
5 10 (8.47%) Support Analyst
6 9 (7.63%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (6.78%) Citrix Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) Development Manager
7 8 (6.78%) Software Development Manager
7 8 (6.78%) Software Manager
8 7 (5.93%) AWS Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) Designer
8 7 (5.93%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) IT Support
9 6 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.17%) .NET
2 4 (3.39%) GraphQL
2 4 (3.39%) Middleware
2 4 (3.39%) Node.js
2 4 (3.39%) OAuth
2 4 (3.39%) OAuth2
2 4 (3.39%) React
3 3 (2.54%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (29.66%) Replication
2 32 (27.12%) PKI
3 19 (16.10%) Data Centre
4 10 (8.47%) Management Information System
4 10 (8.47%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (6.78%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.54%) Clustering
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 65 (55.08%) Windows
2 52 (44.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (28.81%) Windows Server
4 26 (22.03%) Windows Server 2016
5 14 (11.86%) Windows Server 2019
6 13 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (4.24%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.54%) Debian
8 3 (2.54%) Linux
8 3 (2.54%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.69%) Android
9 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (66.10%) ITIL
2 68 (57.63%) Service Delivery
3 54 (45.76%) Incident Management
4 45 (38.14%) Change Management
5 38 (32.20%) Identity Management
6 31 (26.27%) Mentoring
7 23 (19.49%) Line Management
7 23 (19.49%) Service Design
8 14 (11.86%) Business Development
9 13 (11.02%) Agile
10 8 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (6.78%) People Management
10 8 (6.78%) Presales
11 7 (5.93%) Contract Management
11 7 (5.93%) Data Analysis
11 7 (5.93%) Data Interpretation
11 7 (5.93%) Decision-Making
12 6 (5.08%) Collaborative Working
12 6 (5.08%) Economics
12 6 (5.08%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.03%) SQL
2 15 (12.71%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 43 (36.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 17 (14.41%) Citrix Certification
3 15 (12.71%) Security Cleared
4 14 (11.86%) SC Cleared
5 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (10.17%) CCA
6 12 (10.17%) MCITP
6 12 (10.17%) MCSE
7 8 (6.78%) Degree
8 5 (4.24%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.85%) CCIE
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (39.83%) SLA
2 15 (12.71%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (47.46%) Active Directory
2 32 (27.12%) Hyper-V
3 25 (21.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (13.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 16 (13.56%) Terminal Services
4 16 (13.56%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (13.56%) vSphere
4 16 (13.56%) XenApp
4 16 (13.56%) XenDesktop
5 9 (7.63%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.54%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (17.80%) SCCM
2 18 (15.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (13.56%) SCVMM
4 9 (7.63%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (21.19%) VMware
2 21 (17.80%) Citrix
3 16 (13.56%) Ivanti
4 9 (7.63%) CloudEndure
5 4 (3.39%) Cisco
6 2 (1.69%) Adobe
6 2 (1.69%) Apple
7 1 (0.85%) EMC
7 1 (0.85%) Meraki
7 1 (0.85%) NetApp