The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 264 220 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.18% 15.50% 18.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.35% 44.00% 47.70%
Number of salaries quoted 219 170 268
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
Windows
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
535 500 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.78% 35.24% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 447 404 552
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £25,548
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Windows
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Cambridge region.

Windows Salary Trend in Cambridge

Windows
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 210 (40.31%) Microsoft
2 188 (36.08%) Linux
3 165 (31.67%) Degree
4 140 (26.87%) Software Engineering
5 122 (23.42%) Active Directory
6 115 (22.07%) C++
7 111 (21.31%) C#
8 105 (20.15%) Python
9 100 (19.19%) Java
10 97 (18.62%) Computer Science
11 95 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
12 93 (17.85%) SQL
13 87 (16.70%) UNIX
14 84 (16.12%) SQL Server
14 84 (16.12%) C
15 81 (15.55%) .NET
16 77 (14.78%) VMware
17 62 (11.90%) MS Exchange
18 61 (11.71%) MS Excel
19 59 (11.32%) TCP/IP
20 57 (10.94%) ITIL
21 55 (10.56%) Microsoft Certification
22 54 (10.36%) Firewall
23 53 (10.17%) Android
24 50 (9.60%) Windows 7
25 48 (9.21%) Citrix
26 47 (9.02%) Internet
27 46 (8.83%) MS Office
28 45 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
29 44 (8.45%) Oracle

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 62 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 43 (8.25%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (2.69%) IIS
5 13 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.54%) Lync
6 8 (1.54%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.34%) JBoss
7 7 (1.34%) OpenStack
7 7 (1.34%) CloudStack
8 6 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.96%) Documentum
9 5 (0.96%) LiveCycle
9 5 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.77%) Apache
10 4 (0.77%) iPlanet
11 3 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 61 (11.71%) MS Excel
2 46 (8.83%) MS Office
3 5 (0.96%) Simulink
4 4 (0.77%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.38%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.18%) Office 365
2 9 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.34%) SaaS
4 4 (0.77%) PaaS
5 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.58%) IaaS
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 59 (11.32%) TCP/IP
2 54 (10.36%) Firewall
3 47 (9.02%) Internet
4 32 (6.14%) DNS
5 24 (4.61%) SAN
6 20 (3.84%) WAN
7 17 (3.26%) DHCP
8 16 (3.07%) LAN
9 15 (2.88%) VoIP
9 15 (2.88%) NAS
10 14 (2.69%) VLAN
10 14 (2.69%) Wireless
11 13 (2.50%) VPN
11 13 (2.50%) Network Security
12 12 (2.30%) iSCSI
13 11 (2.11%) HTTP
14 10 (1.92%) Ethernet
15 9 (1.73%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (1.54%) SSL
16 8 (1.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (16.12%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (3.45%) MySQL
4 15 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (2.30%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.11%) Big Data
7 8 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.34%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.96%) DB2
10 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.77%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.58%) OLAP
11 3 (0.58%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.58%) Text Mining
11 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 28 (5.37%) Visual Studio
1 28 (5.37%) Jenkins
2 15 (2.88%) Selenium
2 15 (2.88%) NUnit
2 15 (2.88%) Moq
3 12 (2.30%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.92%) JIRA
5 9 (1.73%) MSTest
6 8 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.54%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (1.15%) Ant
8 6 (1.15%) LabVIEW
9 5 (0.96%) Maven
9 5 (0.96%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.96%) QUnit
10 4 (0.77%) Subversion
10 4 (0.77%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 39 (7.49%) Electronics
2 16 (3.07%) Finance
3 10 (1.92%) Marketing
3 10 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.73%) Multimedia
5 8 (1.54%) Military
5 8 (1.54%) Banking
6 7 (1.34%) Automotive
7 6 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.58%) Back Office
8 3 (0.58%) Games
8 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.58%) Advertising
9 2 (0.38%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
10 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 111 (21.31%) Software Engineer
2 95 (18.23%) Developer
3 48 (9.21%) Administrator
3 48 (9.21%) Support Engineer
4 43 (8.25%) IT Support
5 42 (8.06%) Consultant
6 37 (7.10%) Systems Administrator
7 35 (6.72%) Software Developer
8 33 (6.33%) Analyst
9 28 (5.37%) Systems Engineer
9 28 (5.37%) Test Engineer
10 21 (4.03%) Graduate
11 20 (3.84%) Senior Software Engineer
12 19 (3.65%) Support Technician
13 18 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
14 17 (3.26%) Programmer
14 17 (3.26%) Service Analyst
14 17 (3.26%) Service Desk Analyst
15 16 (3.07%) Software Test Engineer
15 16 (3.07%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (15.55%) .NET
2 36 (6.91%) HTML
3 30 (5.76%) Web Services
4 26 (4.99%) ASP.NET
5 24 (4.61%) XML
6 22 (4.22%) CSS
7 18 (3.45%) WPF
8 15 (2.88%) jQuery
9 14 (2.69%) WinForms
9 14 (2.69%) J2EE
10 12 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (2.30%) WCF
11 10 (1.92%) HTML5
12 9 (1.73%) REST
13 8 (1.54%) SOAP
14 7 (1.34%) Spring.NET
14 7 (1.34%) Java EE
14 7 (1.34%) Castle Windsor
14 7 (1.34%) Ninject
14 7 (1.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 97 (18.62%) Computer Science
2 38 (7.29%) Mathematics
3 26 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.61%) Device Driver
5 20 (3.84%) Cryptography
6 18 (3.45%) PKI
6 18 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
6 18 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 17 (3.26%) Open Source
8 16 (3.07%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.92%) Internet of Things
10 9 (1.73%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.54%) GIS
12 7 (1.34%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
13 6 (1.15%) Informatics
13 6 (1.15%) Physics
13 6 (1.15%) Life Science
14 5 (0.96%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 188 (36.08%) Linux
2 87 (16.70%) UNIX
3 53 (10.17%) Android
4 50 (9.60%) Windows 7
5 45 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (5.18%) Windows 8
8 22 (4.22%) Apple iOS
9 17 (3.26%) Windows XP
10 14 (2.69%) Solaris
11 11 (2.11%) Mac OS X
11 11 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (1.73%) AIX
12 9 (1.73%) HPUX
12 9 (1.73%) Windows Phone
13 7 (1.34%) CentOS
14 6 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (0.96%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (26.87%) Software Engineering
2 95 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (10.94%) ITIL
4 41 (7.87%) OO
5 30 (5.76%) Scrum
6 28 (5.37%) Automated Testing
7 26 (4.99%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (4.03%) Test Scripting
9 20 (3.84%) Unit Testing
9 20 (3.84%) Manual Testing
9 20 (3.84%) Configuration Management
9 20 (3.84%) DevOps
10 19 (3.65%) Test Automation
10 19 (3.65%) Information Security
10 19 (3.65%) Data Protection
11 18 (3.45%) TDD
11 18 (3.45%) Service Delivery
12 16 (3.07%) Software Testing
12 16 (3.07%) Multithreading
13 15 (2.88%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 115 (22.07%) C++
2 111 (21.31%) C#
3 105 (20.15%) Python
4 100 (19.19%) Java
5 93 (17.85%) SQL
6 84 (16.12%) C
7 35 (6.72%) Perl
8 33 (6.33%) JavaScript
9 25 (4.80%) PowerShell
10 19 (3.65%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.92%) PHP
11 10 (1.92%) MATLAB
12 8 (1.54%) Assembly Language
13 7 (1.34%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.15%) Ruby
14 6 (1.15%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.96%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.96%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.77%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.77%) XAML
Qualifications
1 165 (31.67%) Degree
2 55 (10.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (4.22%) MCP
4 19 (3.65%) MCSE
5 18 (3.45%) MCITP
5 18 (3.45%) MCSA
6 14 (2.69%) Security Cleared
7 11 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (2.11%) NCDA
8 10 (1.92%) MCDST
9 9 (1.73%) ISEB
10 8 (1.54%) NCIE
10 8 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.54%) MCTS
10 8 (1.54%) ISTQB
10 8 (1.54%) A+ Certification
11 6 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.15%) CCNA
12 5 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.14%) QA
2 29 (5.57%) SLA
3 13 (2.50%) ISO 9000
4 10 (1.92%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.58%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 3 (0.58%) GAMP
6 3 (0.58%) GCP
6 3 (0.58%) GMP
7 1 (0.19%) JTAG
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.19%) DO-178B
System Software
1 122 (23.42%) Active Directory
2 43 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (7.68%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (1.54%) vSphere
4 8 (1.54%) Firmware
5 7 (1.34%) Xen
5 7 (1.34%) XenServer
6 6 (1.15%) XenApp
6 6 (1.15%) NFS
7 5 (0.96%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.77%) Sendmail
8 4 (0.77%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.58%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 30 (5.76%) SCCM
2 9 (1.73%) Puppet
3 6 (1.15%) SCOM
4 5 (0.96%) Ansible
5 4 (0.77%) SCOrch
5 4 (0.77%) CFEngine
6 3 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.58%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.38%) Nagios
8 1 (0.19%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 210 (40.31%) Microsoft
2 77 (14.78%) VMware
3 48 (9.21%) Citrix
4 44 (8.45%) Oracle
5 32 (6.14%) Cisco
6 25 (4.80%) HP
7 24 (4.61%) NetApp
8 14 (2.69%) Mitel
9 13 (2.50%) Red Hat
10 12 (2.30%) IBM
11 11 (2.11%) Apple
11 11 (2.11%) Dell
11 11 (2.11%) EMC
12 7 (1.34%) Adobe
13 6 (1.15%) 3PAR
13 6 (1.15%) Perforce
13 6 (1.15%) MathWorks
14 5 (0.96%) Google
14 5 (0.96%) F5
15 4 (0.77%) Vertica
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