The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 279 415 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.36% 20.70% 22.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.13% 54.46% 55.76%
Number of salaries quoted 247 354 418
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,339 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
592 762 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.60% 38.00% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 508 649 741
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 188 (37.75%) Degree
2 175 (35.14%) Linux
3 150 (30.12%) C#
4 146 (29.32%) Microsoft
5 131 (26.31%) Java
6 128 (25.70%) .NET
7 110 (22.09%) SQL Server
8 106 (21.29%) Active Directory
9 102 (20.48%) SQL
10 94 (18.88%) Computer Science
11 77 (15.46%) UNIX
12 74 (14.86%) WPF
13 70 (14.06%) MS Excel
13 70 (14.06%) Scrum
14 69 (13.86%) Oracle
14 69 (13.86%) C++
15 67 (13.45%) TDD
16 65 (13.05%) NUnit
16 65 (13.05%) WinForms
17 64 (12.85%) Microsoft Certification
17 64 (12.85%) TCP/IP
18 63 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
19 62 (12.45%) Python
19 62 (12.45%) ITIL
20 60 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
20 60 (12.05%) MVVM
21 59 (11.85%) Firewall
22 58 (11.65%) Software Engineering
22 58 (11.65%) Moq
22 58 (11.65%) MSTest

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 46 (9.24%) MS Exchange
2 34 (6.83%) IIS
3 32 (6.43%) SharePoint
4 19 (3.82%) Lync
5 17 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (3.21%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (2.61%) WebLogic
8 10 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.41%) MS Project Server
10 7 (1.41%) Apache
11 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.60%) Documentum
13 3 (0.60%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.40%) CMS
14 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 70 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 48 (9.64%) MS Office
3 8 (1.61%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.40%) MS Project
6 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (2.01%) SunGard APT
2 10 (2.01%) FastVal
3 8 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.40%) Documaker
5 1 (0.20%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.20%) Movex
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.61%) SaaS
2 9 (1.81%) Google Apps
2 9 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.20%) Office 365
4 5 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 64 (12.85%) TCP/IP
2 59 (11.85%) Firewall
3 48 (9.64%) Internet
4 37 (7.43%) LAN
5 34 (6.83%) DNS
6 21 (4.22%) DHCP
7 20 (4.02%) VLAN
8 19 (3.82%) SAN
9 15 (3.01%) Wireless
10 14 (2.81%) LDAP
11 13 (2.61%) NAS
11 13 (2.61%) IPsec
12 12 (2.41%) VoIP
13 11 (2.21%) VPN
13 11 (2.21%) WAN
14 9 (1.81%) HTTP
15 8 (1.61%) SMTP
15 8 (1.61%) IP Telephony
15 8 (1.61%) Unified Communications
16 7 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (22.09%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.62%) Relational Database
3 23 (4.62%) MySQL
4 17 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (2.81%) NoSQL
6 13 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.01%) DTS
7 10 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.20%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.80%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.80%) IDOL
11 4 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.60%) Oracle Exadata
12 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 65 (13.05%) NUnit
2 58 (11.65%) Moq
2 58 (11.65%) MSTest
3 56 (11.24%) Rhino Mocks
4 27 (5.42%) Visual Studio
5 19 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (2.41%) Git (software)
7 11 (2.21%) Subversion
8 6 (1.20%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.20%) Selenium
9 5 (1.00%) JUnit
10 4 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.80%) Maven
10 4 (0.80%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.60%) SCons
11 3 (0.60%) Hudson
11 3 (0.60%) Firebug
11 3 (0.60%) FitNesse
12 2 (0.40%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 53 (10.64%) Finance
2 30 (6.02%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.21%) Automotive
4 13 (2.61%) Electronics
5 11 (2.21%) Marketing
6 7 (1.41%) Games
7 6 (1.20%) Law
8 5 (1.00%) Banking
9 4 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.80%) Retail
9 4 (0.80%) French Language
10 3 (0.60%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.60%) Military
10 3 (0.60%) Advertising
10 3 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
12 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.20%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 154 (30.92%) Developer
2 59 (11.85%) Software Engineer
3 57 (11.45%) Administrator
4 53 (10.64%) .NET Developer
4 53 (10.64%) C# Developer
5 52 (10.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 48 (9.64%) Support Engineer
7 43 (8.63%) Analyst
8 39 (7.83%) Systems Administrator
9 32 (6.43%) Graduate
10 31 (6.22%) Consultant
11 30 (6.02%) Graduate Developer
12 29 (5.82%) Software Developer
13 27 (5.42%) Test Engineer
13 27 (5.42%) Applications Support
14 26 (5.22%) IT Support
15 24 (4.82%) Junior
16 23 (4.62%) Junior .NET Developer
16 23 (4.62%) Junior Developer
17 22 (4.42%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (25.70%) .NET
2 74 (14.86%) WPF
3 65 (13.05%) WinForms
4 55 (11.04%) Castle Windsor
4 55 (11.04%) Ninject
4 55 (11.04%) Spring.NET
4 55 (11.04%) Unity DI Container
5 53 (10.64%) ASP.NET
6 42 (8.43%) Web Services
7 35 (7.03%) WCF
8 32 (6.43%) .NET Framework
9 31 (6.22%) CSS
10 30 (6.02%) HTML
11 28 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (4.82%) jQuery
13 23 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 22 (4.42%) Razor View Engine
14 22 (4.42%) J2EE
15 13 (2.61%) XML
16 12 (2.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 94 (18.88%) Computer Science
2 55 (11.04%) Inversion of Control
3 33 (6.63%) Clustering
4 30 (6.02%) Mathematics
5 20 (4.02%) GIS
6 16 (3.21%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.61%) Grid Computing
7 13 (2.61%) Firmware
8 12 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.41%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.61%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.61%) Informatics
9 8 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (1.41%) Replication
10 7 (1.41%) LIMS
11 6 (1.20%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.20%) Physics
11 6 (1.20%) Open Source
12 5 (1.00%) Social Network
13 4 (0.80%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 175 (35.14%) Linux
2 77 (15.46%) UNIX
3 60 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (6.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (6.22%) Windows 7
6 26 (5.22%) Android
7 23 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (4.62%) Mac OS X
8 21 (4.22%) Apple iOS
9 18 (3.61%) Solaris
10 13 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (2.61%) Windows XP
11 11 (2.21%) Windows Phone
12 9 (1.81%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.41%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.20%) Windows Phone 8
15 5 (1.00%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.00%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.40%) Windows CE
16 2 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (14.06%) Scrum
2 67 (13.45%) TDD
3 63 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (12.45%) ITIL
5 60 (12.05%) MVVM
6 58 (11.65%) Software Engineering
7 57 (11.45%) Kanban
8 55 (11.04%) Dependency Injection
8 55 (11.04%) OO
9 49 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 40 (8.03%) OOP
10 40 (8.03%) MVC
11 35 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (6.22%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (5.62%) Incident Management
14 25 (5.02%) Asset Management
15 24 (4.82%) Multithreading
15 24 (4.82%) Data Modelling
16 22 (4.42%) Web Application Development
16 22 (4.42%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 150 (30.12%) C#
2 131 (26.31%) Java
3 102 (20.48%) SQL
4 69 (13.86%) C++
5 62 (12.45%) Python
6 54 (10.84%) Perl
7 48 (9.64%) JavaScript
8 36 (7.23%) C
9 33 (6.63%) VB
9 33 (6.63%) VB.NET
10 20 (4.02%) Ruby
11 19 (3.82%) Bash Shell
12 15 (3.01%) T-SQL
13 14 (2.81%) Objective-C
13 14 (2.81%) PowerShell
14 13 (2.61%) PL/SQL
15 12 (2.41%) PHP
16 4 (0.80%) VBA
16 4 (0.80%) VB6
17 2 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 188 (37.75%) Degree
2 64 (12.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (6.63%) MCP
4 30 (6.02%) MCTS
5 28 (5.62%) MCAD
5 28 (5.62%) MCSD
6 19 (3.82%) MCSE
7 17 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (3.01%) CCNA
9 14 (2.81%) MCSA
10 11 (2.21%) MCITP
11 10 (2.01%) ISEB
11 10 (2.01%) ISTQB
12 9 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.80%) CCA
14 4 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.60%) NCDA
15 3 (0.60%) HP AIS
15 3 (0.60%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.23%) QA
2 12 (2.41%) SLA
3 7 (1.41%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 7 (1.41%) GAMP
3 7 (1.41%) GCP
3 7 (1.41%) GMP
4 3 (0.60%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 106 (21.29%) Active Directory
2 45 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (8.43%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.41%) XenApp
4 7 (1.41%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.60%) XenServer
6 2 (0.40%) vSphere
7 1 (0.20%) Varnish
7 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (3.82%) Puppet
2 13 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.41%) SCCM
4 11 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (1.41%) SCDPM
5 7 (1.41%) WSUS
5 7 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.60%) Nagios
7 2 (0.40%) Control-M
7 2 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 146 (29.32%) Microsoft
2 69 (13.86%) Oracle
3 57 (11.45%) VMware
4 35 (7.03%) Cisco
5 27 (5.42%) Citrix
6 18 (3.61%) Symantec
7 14 (2.81%) HP
8 11 (2.21%) Sun
9 10 (2.01%) SunGard
9 10 (2.01%) NetApp
10 9 (1.81%) Google
10 9 (1.81%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.61%) Juniper
12 7 (1.41%) F5
12 7 (1.41%) Qualys
12 7 (1.41%) Fortinet
12 7 (1.41%) Sourcefire
12 7 (1.41%) Perforce
13 5 (1.00%) Facebook
13 5 (1.00%) Twitter
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