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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 201 277 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.47% 15.43% 19.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.63% 45.34% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 171 227 271
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
397 611 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.58% 34.04% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 329 491 505
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 197 (42.09%) Linux
2 145 (30.98%) Microsoft
3 135 (28.85%) Degree
4 125 (26.71%) VMware
5 116 (24.79%) SQL Server
6 114 (24.36%) SQL
7 113 (24.15%) Active Directory
8 106 (22.65%) C++
9 105 (22.44%) Java
10 104 (22.22%) Python
11 92 (19.66%) Software Engineering
12 90 (19.23%) C#
13 83 (17.74%) HTML
14 82 (17.52%) Computer Science
15 72 (15.38%) .NET
15 72 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
16 68 (14.53%) JavaScript
17 67 (14.32%) Agile Software Development
18 64 (13.68%) Android
19 60 (12.82%) Oracle
19 60 (12.82%) Tomcat
19 60 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
20 58 (12.39%) Windows Server 2012
20 58 (12.39%) ITIL
21 57 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
22 56 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
23 54 (11.54%) ASP.NET
24 53 (11.32%) MS Excel
25 51 (10.90%) Perl
25 51 (10.90%) Red Hat

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 60 (12.82%) Tomcat
2 48 (10.26%) Apache
3 38 (8.12%) MS Exchange
4 32 (6.84%) SharePoint
5 28 (5.98%) IIS
6 22 (4.70%) Zope
6 22 (4.70%) Plone
7 19 (4.06%) Lync
7 19 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (2.78%) JBoss
10 10 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (2.14%) CMS
11 9 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (1.71%) nginx
13 6 (1.28%) GlassFish
14 5 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (1.07%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 53 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.13%) MS Office
3 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Tridion
2 3 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.70%) Office 365
2 10 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.43%) SaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 48 (10.26%) TCP/IP
2 47 (10.04%) DNS
3 45 (9.62%) SAN
4 44 (9.40%) Firewall
5 27 (5.77%) WAN
6 25 (5.34%) LAN
7 23 (4.91%) VPN
8 21 (4.49%) DHCP
9 15 (3.21%) LDAP
9 15 (3.21%) SSL
10 13 (2.78%) Wireless
11 12 (2.56%) Internet
11 12 (2.56%) VLAN
12 10 (2.14%) Ethernet
13 9 (1.92%) Network Security
14 8 (1.71%) ICMP
14 8 (1.71%) HTTP
15 6 (1.28%) MPLS
16 5 (1.07%) NAS
16 5 (1.07%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (24.79%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.20%) MySQL
3 27 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (4.91%) Relational Database
5 19 (4.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (2.14%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.71%) MariaDB
9 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.21%) DB2
12 1 (0.21%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.21%) Big Data
12 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 43 (9.19%) Jenkins
2 20 (4.27%) Selenium
3 18 (3.85%) Subversion
4 14 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.99%) Moq
5 13 (2.78%) SpecFlow
5 13 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
6 9 (1.92%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.28%) JIRA
7 6 (1.28%) Mockito
7 6 (1.28%) TestNG
8 4 (0.85%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.64%) FitNesse
9 3 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.64%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.43%) SCons
10 2 (0.43%) Hudson
10 2 (0.43%) Android Studio
10 2 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.43%) CruiseControl
General
1 21 (4.49%) Finance
2 13 (2.78%) Telecoms
2 13 (2.78%) Marketing
3 12 (2.56%) Automotive
4 11 (2.35%) Electronics
5 7 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.07%) Legal
7 3 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.43%) Banking
8 2 (0.43%) Retail
9 1 (0.21%) Military
9 1 (0.21%) French Language
9 1 (0.21%) German Language
9 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.21%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 95 (20.30%) Software Engineer
2 78 (16.67%) Developer
3 57 (12.18%) Support Engineer
4 46 (9.83%) Administrator
5 35 (7.48%) Linux Engineer
6 31 (6.62%) Systems Administrator
7 30 (6.41%) Analyst
8 24 (5.13%) Senior Developer
9 23 (4.91%) Consultant
10 22 (4.70%) Software Developer
10 22 (4.70%) Technical Support
11 21 (4.49%) Linux Support
12 18 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (3.63%) Support Analyst
14 16 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support
14 16 (3.42%) Linux Support Engineer
15 14 (2.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 14 (2.99%) Programmer
15 14 (2.99%) C++ Software Engineer
16 13 (2.78%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (17.74%) HTML
2 72 (15.38%) .NET
3 54 (11.54%) ASP.NET
4 41 (8.76%) jQuery
5 40 (8.55%) MFC
6 37 (7.91%) Web Services
7 32 (6.84%) CSS
8 24 (5.13%) XML
9 22 (4.70%) HTML5
10 20 (4.27%) J2EE
11 14 (2.99%) Ajax
11 14 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (2.56%) PhoneGap
13 10 (2.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (2.14%) Java EE
14 9 (1.92%) Spring
14 9 (1.92%) JSP
15 7 (1.50%) LAMP
16 6 (1.28%) Swing
17 5 (1.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 82 (17.52%) Computer Science
2 60 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.41%) Pocket PC
4 29 (6.20%) Client/Server
5 21 (4.49%) Management Information System
6 20 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (4.06%) Data Centre
8 16 (3.42%) User Experience
8 16 (3.42%) Mathematics
9 10 (2.14%) LIMS
10 9 (1.92%) Robotics
11 7 (1.50%) Informatics
11 7 (1.50%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.50%) Replication
12 6 (1.28%) Blackberry
12 6 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (1.07%) Chemistry
14 4 (0.85%) Visualisation
14 4 (0.85%) Statistics
14 4 (0.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 197 (42.09%) Linux
2 64 (13.68%) Android
3 58 (12.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 56 (11.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (10.47%) Apple iOS
6 48 (10.26%) UNIX
7 36 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 29 (6.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (5.98%) Debian
10 22 (4.70%) Mac OS X
10 22 (4.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (3.85%) CentOS
12 8 (1.71%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.50%) Windows Phone
14 6 (1.28%) Ubuntu
15 5 (1.07%) Solaris
16 4 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.64%) Windows CE
17 3 (0.64%) AIX
17 3 (0.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (19.66%) Software Engineering
2 67 (14.32%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (12.39%) ITIL
4 35 (7.48%) Configuration Management
5 31 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (6.41%) SDLC
7 28 (5.98%) Scrum
8 27 (5.77%) Project Management
8 27 (5.77%) DevOps
9 24 (5.13%) MVC
10 19 (4.06%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (4.06%) Unit Testing
11 18 (3.85%) Line Management
12 16 (3.42%) Test Automation
12 16 (3.42%) Android Development
12 16 (3.42%) CRM
13 15 (3.21%) OO
14 13 (2.78%) DSDM
14 13 (2.78%) Waterfall
14 13 (2.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 114 (24.36%) SQL
2 106 (22.65%) C++
3 105 (22.44%) Java
4 104 (22.22%) Python
5 90 (19.23%) C#
6 68 (14.53%) JavaScript
7 51 (10.90%) Perl
8 50 (10.68%) C
9 36 (7.69%) Bash Shell
10 34 (7.26%) PowerShell
11 32 (6.84%) Objective-C
12 15 (3.21%) Shell Script
13 14 (2.99%) PHP
13 14 (2.99%) Ruby
14 6 (1.28%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.28%) VBScript
15 2 (0.43%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.43%) XAML
15 2 (0.43%) VBA
15 2 (0.43%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 135 (28.85%) Degree
2 72 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (8.97%) MCP
4 31 (6.62%) MCSE
5 14 (2.99%) MCITP
6 10 (2.14%) LPIC
6 10 (2.14%) MCSA
6 10 (2.14%) CCNA
6 10 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.71%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.07%) Postgraduate
9 5 (1.07%) ISEB
9 5 (1.07%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.85%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.85%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.64%) RHCE
11 3 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.64%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.43%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.63%) QA
2 12 (2.56%) SLA
3 4 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.43%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 113 (24.15%) Active Directory
2 57 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (6.41%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.99%) vSphere
5 12 (2.56%) Postfix
6 9 (1.92%) qmail
7 8 (1.71%) Varnish
8 7 (1.50%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.28%) Terminal Server
10 5 (1.07%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.85%) XenApp
12 3 (0.64%) XenServer
12 3 (0.64%) Xen
12 3 (0.64%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.64%) Firmware
12 3 (0.64%) KVM
12 3 (0.64%) iptables
13 1 (0.21%) NFS
13 1 (0.21%) Dovecot
13 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (2.56%) Puppet
2 10 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.14%) HAProxy
3 9 (1.92%) SCCM
4 8 (1.71%) systemd
5 5 (1.07%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.64%) Ansible
7 2 (0.43%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.21%) SCOM
8 1 (0.21%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.21%) MOM
8 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 145 (30.98%) Microsoft
2 125 (26.71%) VMware
3 60 (12.82%) Oracle
4 51 (10.90%) Red Hat
5 35 (7.48%) HP
6 33 (7.05%) Citrix
7 32 (6.84%) Cisco
8 20 (4.27%) 3PAR
9 16 (3.42%) Xamarin
10 15 (3.21%) Veeam
11 13 (2.78%) Sitecore
12 7 (1.50%) F5
13 6 (1.28%) Perforce
13 6 (1.28%) Tableau
13 6 (1.28%) NetApp
13 6 (1.28%) CheckPoint
14 5 (1.07%) Juniper
14 5 (1.07%) EMC
15 4 (0.85%) Dell
15 4 (0.85%) IBM
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