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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 259 276 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.13% 17.12% 15.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.82% 51.49% 45.71%
Number of salaries quoted 191 229 178
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
433 536 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.64% 33.25% 34.60%
Number of salaries quoted 319 446 401
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
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 5 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 251 (53.18%) Linux
2 160 (33.90%) Degree
3 156 (33.05%) Windows Server
4 112 (23.73%) Software Engineering
5 98 (20.76%) C++
6 88 (18.64%) ITIL
7 85 (18.01%) Computer Science
8 83 (17.58%) Active Directory
9 82 (17.37%) SQL
9 82 (17.37%) VMware
10 81 (17.16%) Microsoft
11 79 (16.74%) IIS
12 77 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
13 73 (15.47%) DNS
14 69 (14.62%) Firewall
15 68 (14.41%) TCP/IP
16 67 (14.19%) SQL Server
16 67 (14.19%) .NET
17 59 (12.50%) C#
18 53 (11.23%) Windows Server 2008
19 50 (10.59%) Java
20 49 (10.38%) DevOps
21 46 (9.75%) PowerShell
22 45 (9.53%) Python
22 45 (9.53%) Amazon AWS
23 44 (9.32%) CSS
23 44 (9.32%) JavaScript
23 44 (9.32%) HTML
24 42 (8.90%) MVC
25 41 (8.69%) Information Security

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 79 (16.74%) IIS
2 28 (5.93%) MS Exchange
3 22 (4.66%) Apache
4 16 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.91%) Lync
6 5 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.06%) JBoss
6 5 (1.06%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.85%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.42%) CMS
8 2 (0.42%) Drupal
8 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.42%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (0.21%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.21%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.60%) MS Office
3 10 (2.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (2.12%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.85%) Simulink
5 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.06%) SAP SD
2 4 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 45 (9.53%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (5.72%) SaaS
3 10 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.27%) Office 365
5 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.42%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 73 (15.47%) DNS
2 69 (14.62%) Firewall
3 68 (14.41%) TCP/IP
4 39 (8.26%) HTTP
5 27 (5.72%) Intrusion Detection
6 26 (5.51%) DHCP
7 23 (4.87%) SAN
8 22 (4.66%) Internet
9 18 (3.81%) LAN
9 18 (3.81%) VPN
9 18 (3.81%) WAN
10 17 (3.60%) VoIP
11 16 (3.39%) SSL
12 14 (2.97%) Wireless
13 10 (2.12%) LDAP
14 7 (1.48%) Ethernet
15 6 (1.27%) HTTPS
16 5 (1.06%) SMTP
17 4 (0.85%) AMQP
17 4 (0.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (14.19%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (4.66%) MySQL
4 17 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (3.18%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.06%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.85%) Big Data
9 4 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.85%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.64%) DB2
10 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (5.51%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.69%) Selenium
5 4 (0.85%) JIRA
6 3 (0.64%) Android Studio
6 3 (0.64%) LabVIEW
6 3 (0.64%) Moq
6 3 (0.64%) NUnit
6 3 (0.64%) QUnit
6 3 (0.64%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (0.64%) Subversion
7 2 (0.42%) Gradle
7 2 (0.42%) Grunt
7 2 (0.42%) gulp
8 1 (0.21%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.21%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.21%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (5.72%) Legal
2 22 (4.66%) Automotive
3 19 (4.03%) Finance
4 15 (3.18%) Electronics
5 9 (1.91%) French Language
6 8 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.06%) Publishing
8 4 (0.85%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.42%) Back Office
9 2 (0.42%) Marketing
9 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) Front Office
10 1 (0.21%) German Language
10 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.21%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (15.25%) Developer
2 57 (12.08%) Analyst
3 55 (11.65%) Software Engineer
4 47 (9.96%) Administrator
5 37 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
6 36 (7.63%) C++ Software Engineer
7 35 (7.42%) Support Engineer
8 30 (6.36%) Windows Engineer
9 29 (6.14%) Information Security Specialist
9 29 (6.14%) Information Specialist
9 29 (6.14%) Security Specialist
10 25 (5.30%) Systems Engineer
11 24 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 24 (5.08%) Junior
11 24 (5.08%) Support Analyst
12 23 (4.87%) Linux Engineer
13 22 (4.66%) DevOps Engineer
13 22 (4.66%) Network Engineer
14 20 (4.24%) Graduate
15 17 (3.60%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (14.19%) .NET
2 44 (9.32%) CSS
2 44 (9.32%) HTML
3 33 (6.99%) ASP.NET
4 30 (6.36%) HTML5
4 30 (6.36%) Web Services
5 27 (5.72%) jQuery
6 26 (5.51%) REST
7 23 (4.87%) Middleware
8 20 (4.24%) XML
9 19 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (3.81%) CSS3
11 16 (3.39%) AngularJS
11 16 (3.39%) WCF
12 15 (3.18%) SOAP
13 14 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 14 (2.97%) KnockoutJS
14 13 (2.75%) Qt
15 10 (2.12%) Spring
16 9 (1.91%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 85 (18.01%) Computer Science
2 29 (6.14%) Data Centre
3 19 (4.03%) Mathematics
4 17 (3.60%) User Experience
5 16 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.97%) PKI
7 13 (2.75%) Chemistry
8 12 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (1.91%) Life Science
11 8 (1.69%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.69%) Device Driver
12 7 (1.48%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 6 (1.27%) Clustering
13 6 (1.27%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.27%) Physics
13 6 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 251 (53.18%) Linux
2 156 (33.05%) Windows Server
3 53 (11.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (8.26%) Unix
5 37 (7.84%) Mac OS X
6 32 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (5.51%) Android
8 17 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (3.39%) Windows 7
10 14 (2.97%) Windows CE
11 8 (1.69%) Windows 8
11 8 (1.69%) Windows XP
12 7 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.27%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.06%) CentOS
14 5 (1.06%) VMS
14 5 (1.06%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.85%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.85%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.64%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (23.73%) Software Engineering
2 88 (18.64%) ITIL
3 77 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (10.38%) DevOps
5 42 (8.90%) MVC
6 41 (8.69%) Information Security
7 39 (8.26%) Web Development
8 34 (7.20%) E-Commerce
9 32 (6.78%) Data Protection
9 32 (6.78%) Risk Analysis
10 29 (6.14%) Scrum
10 29 (6.14%) Service Delivery
11 28 (5.93%) Information Governance
11 28 (5.93%) Multithreading
12 27 (5.72%) Penetration Testing
13 26 (5.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 26 (5.51%) Web Operations
14 24 (5.08%) OO
14 24 (5.08%) Web Design
15 22 (4.66%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 98 (20.76%) C++
2 82 (17.37%) SQL
3 59 (12.50%) C#
4 50 (10.59%) Java
5 46 (9.75%) PowerShell
6 45 (9.53%) Python
7 44 (9.32%) JavaScript
8 33 (6.99%) C
9 20 (4.24%) Bash Shell
10 14 (2.97%) Perl
11 10 (2.12%) Embedded C
11 10 (2.12%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.69%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.69%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.27%) PHP
13 6 (1.27%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.06%) Ruby
15 4 (0.85%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.85%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.64%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 160 (33.90%) Degree
2 23 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (4.66%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (3.39%) MCSE
5 15 (3.18%) CCNP
6 6 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (1.06%) HNC
8 4 (0.85%) LPIC
8 4 (0.85%) RHCE
9 2 (0.42%) CCA
9 2 (0.42%) CCNA
9 2 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.42%) MCITP
9 2 (0.42%) MCP
9 2 (0.42%) MCSA
9 2 (0.42%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.42%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (3.81%) QA
3 15 (3.18%) SLA
4 11 (2.33%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.42%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.42%) JTAG
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 83 (17.58%) Active Directory
2 32 (6.78%) Xen
3 31 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (3.81%) Hyper-V
5 14 (2.97%) Firmware
6 11 (2.33%) vSphere
7 10 (2.12%) XenApp
8 6 (1.27%) XenServer
9 5 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (0.85%) Docker
10 4 (0.85%) iptables
10 4 (0.85%) KVM
10 4 (0.85%) NFS
10 4 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.85%) Postfix
10 4 (0.85%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.85%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.64%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 36 (7.63%) Puppet
2 31 (6.57%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.33%) SCCM
4 8 (1.69%) Backup Exec
5 7 (1.48%) Ansible
6 4 (0.85%) CFEngine
6 4 (0.85%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.64%) Data Guard
7 3 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.42%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.42%) WSUS
9 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 82 (17.37%) VMware
2 81 (17.16%) Microsoft
3 35 (7.42%) Oracle
4 31 (6.57%) Cisco
5 20 (4.24%) Citrix
6 18 (3.81%) F5
6 18 (3.81%) Riverbed
7 15 (3.18%) CheckPoint
8 14 (2.97%) QNX
8 14 (2.97%) SAP
9 11 (2.33%) Red Hat
9 11 (2.33%) Veeam
10 7 (1.48%) HP
11 6 (1.27%) Autodesk
11 6 (1.27%) Dell
11 6 (1.27%) PTC
12 5 (1.06%) IBM
13 4 (0.85%) CA
13 4 (0.85%) Rackspace
13 4 (0.85%) Sun
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £25000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + FAB BENEFITS + PERKS
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Raytheon
Salary: Flexible Depending On experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£40k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£40k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Top Training!
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50k + pension and more!
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Darktrace
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 11 days ago
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Darktrace
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + BUPA family health cover
Posted: 13 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Barclays Retail
Salary: £33,200 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: £23,300 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago