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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 240 266 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.03% 14.46% 20.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.50% 44.48% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 202 230 321
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
466 598 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.07% 32.50% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 394 490 581
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 22 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 205 (39.27%) Linux
2 183 (35.06%) Microsoft
3 155 (29.69%) Degree
4 129 (24.71%) C++
5 128 (24.52%) Software Engineering
6 127 (24.33%) SQL
7 124 (23.75%) SQL Server
8 122 (23.37%) VMware
9 120 (22.99%) Java
10 112 (21.46%) C#
10 112 (21.46%) Active Directory
11 100 (19.16%) Python
12 96 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
13 92 (17.62%) Computer Science
14 91 (17.43%) .NET
15 84 (16.09%) HTML
16 83 (15.90%) Android
17 74 (14.18%) JavaScript
18 68 (13.03%) UNIX
19 66 (12.64%) C
20 59 (11.30%) ASP.NET
20 59 (11.30%) Windows Server 2008
21 57 (10.92%) MS Excel
21 57 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
22 56 (10.73%) ITIL
22 56 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
23 54 (10.34%) Oracle
23 54 (10.34%) TCP/IP
24 52 (9.96%) MS Exchange
24 52 (9.96%) Windows Server 2012

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 52 (9.96%) MS Exchange
2 50 (9.58%) Tomcat
3 34 (6.51%) SharePoint
4 31 (5.94%) Apache
5 26 (4.98%) IIS
6 22 (4.21%) SharePoint 2013
7 20 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 19 (3.64%) JBoss
9 18 (3.45%) Zope
9 18 (3.45%) Plone
10 16 (3.07%) Lync
11 15 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
12 12 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (1.92%) CMS
14 8 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (1.15%) GlassFish
16 5 (0.96%) nginx
16 5 (0.96%) OpenStack
17 4 (0.77%) WebSphere
17 4 (0.77%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 57 (10.92%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.41%) MS Office
3 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.38%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Tridion
1 3 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.26%) Office 365
2 10 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.57%) SaaS
4 3 (0.57%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.38%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.38%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 42 (8.05%) Firewall
3 40 (7.66%) SAN
4 38 (7.28%) DNS
5 29 (5.56%) WAN
6 28 (5.36%) Internet
7 23 (4.41%) DHCP
8 22 (4.21%) LAN
9 17 (3.26%) VPN
10 15 (2.87%) Ethernet
11 13 (2.49%) Wireless
11 13 (2.49%) Network Security
12 12 (2.30%) SSL
13 11 (2.11%) VLAN
14 10 (1.92%) ICMP
14 10 (1.92%) MPLS
15 9 (1.72%) VoIP
16 8 (1.53%) LDAP
16 8 (1.53%) HTTP
17 6 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.51%) MySQL
3 26 (4.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (4.60%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (3.07%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.96%) MariaDB
9 5 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.38%) DB2
12 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 48 (9.20%) Jenkins
2 24 (4.60%) Selenium
3 18 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 16 (3.07%) Moq
4 16 (3.07%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.87%) Subversion
6 14 (2.68%) Octopus Deploy
6 14 (2.68%) SpecFlow
7 11 (2.11%) JIRA
8 8 (1.53%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.15%) CruiseControl
9 6 (1.15%) TestNG
9 6 (1.15%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.15%) Mockito
10 5 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.77%) SCons
12 3 (0.57%) FitNesse
12 3 (0.57%) Maven
13 2 (0.38%) NUnit
General
1 31 (5.94%) Electronics
2 23 (4.41%) Finance
3 15 (2.87%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.68%) Automotive
5 11 (2.11%) Marketing
6 8 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.15%) Banking
8 5 (0.96%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.77%) Legal
10 3 (0.57%) Military
11 2 (0.38%) Retail
11 2 (0.38%) French Language
11 2 (0.38%) German Language
11 2 (0.38%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.38%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.19%) Law
12 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 123 (23.56%) Software Engineer
2 114 (21.84%) Developer
3 46 (8.81%) Support Engineer
4 42 (8.05%) Administrator
5 39 (7.47%) Software Developer
6 37 (7.09%) Consultant
7 35 (6.70%) Systems Administrator
8 31 (5.94%) Senior Developer
9 27 (5.17%) Programmer
10 25 (4.79%) Analyst
11 24 (4.60%) Linux Engineer
11 24 (4.60%) IT Support
12 22 (4.21%) Java Developer
13 19 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
14 18 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
14 18 (3.45%) Architect
14 18 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
15 17 (3.26%) Tester
16 16 (3.07%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (17.43%) .NET
2 84 (16.09%) HTML
3 59 (11.30%) ASP.NET
4 49 (9.39%) Web Services
5 44 (8.43%) jQuery
6 36 (6.90%) MFC
6 36 (6.90%) CSS
7 33 (6.32%) XML
8 31 (5.94%) J2EE
9 27 (5.17%) HTML5
10 20 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (3.07%) Java EE
12 15 (2.87%) Ajax
13 13 (2.49%) JSP
14 12 (2.30%) WCF
15 11 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (1.92%) Spring
16 10 (1.92%) SOAP
16 10 (1.92%) PhoneGap
17 9 (1.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 92 (17.62%) Computer Science
2 56 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.79%) Pocket PC
4 23 (4.41%) Client/Server
5 20 (3.83%) Mathematics
6 14 (2.68%) Internet of Things
7 13 (2.49%) Device Driver
8 12 (2.30%) Management Information System
9 11 (2.11%) User Experience
9 11 (2.11%) Mobile App
9 11 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.53%) Cryptography
10 8 (1.53%) LIMS
10 8 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (1.34%) GIS
12 6 (1.15%) Physics
12 6 (1.15%) Robotics
12 6 (1.15%) Replication
12 6 (1.15%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.96%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 205 (39.27%) Linux
2 83 (15.90%) Android
3 68 (13.03%) UNIX
4 59 (11.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (9.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (9.39%) Apple iOS
7 47 (9.00%) Windows 7
8 22 (4.21%) Debian
9 20 (3.83%) Windows 8
10 19 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (2.87%) CentOS
12 13 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (2.49%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.92%) Windows Phone
14 7 (1.34%) Solaris
15 5 (0.96%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.77%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (0.77%) Windows CE
16 4 (0.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (24.52%) Software Engineering
2 96 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (10.73%) ITIL
4 37 (7.09%) Scrum
5 32 (6.13%) OO
6 31 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 29 (5.56%) MVC
8 27 (5.17%) Configuration Management
9 23 (4.41%) Android Development
10 21 (4.02%) Automated Testing
11 20 (3.83%) TDD
11 20 (3.83%) Project Management
12 19 (3.64%) Test Automation
13 18 (3.45%) Software Testing
14 16 (3.07%) Mentoring
14 16 (3.07%) DevOps
14 16 (3.07%) Manual Testing
14 16 (3.07%) Test Scripting
15 14 (2.68%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 129 (24.71%) C++
2 127 (24.33%) SQL
3 120 (22.99%) Java
4 112 (21.46%) C#
5 100 (19.16%) Python
6 74 (14.18%) JavaScript
7 66 (12.64%) C
8 47 (9.00%) Perl
9 38 (7.28%) Bash Shell
10 28 (5.36%) Objective-C
11 26 (4.98%) PowerShell
12 15 (2.87%) PHP
13 12 (2.30%) Ruby
13 12 (2.30%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.34%) Assembly Language
15 6 (1.15%) XAML
16 5 (0.96%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.96%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.96%) VBScript
17 4 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 155 (29.69%) Degree
2 57 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (6.51%) MCP
4 19 (3.64%) MCSE
5 16 (3.07%) MCITP
6 13 (2.49%) MCSA
7 12 (2.30%) Security Cleared
8 11 (2.11%) ISTQB
9 9 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.72%) CCNA
9 9 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.72%) LPIC
10 8 (1.53%) MCDST
10 8 (1.53%) ISEB
11 6 (1.15%) DV Cleared
11 6 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.96%) SC Cleared
13 4 (0.77%) JNCIA
14 3 (0.57%) RHCE
15 2 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.83%) QA
2 19 (3.64%) SLA
3 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.77%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.19%) DO-178B
System Software
1 112 (21.46%) Active Directory
2 51 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (7.09%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.11%) vSphere
5 8 (1.53%) Postfix
5 8 (1.53%) Terminal Server
6 6 (1.15%) Firmware
7 5 (0.96%) Varnish
7 5 (0.96%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.96%) qmail
8 3 (0.57%) XenApp
8 3 (0.57%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.57%) KVM
8 3 (0.57%) iptables
8 3 (0.57%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.57%) Xen
9 2 (0.38%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.38%) NFS
10 1 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 26 (4.98%) SCCM
2 7 (1.34%) HAProxy
3 6 (1.15%) SCOM
3 6 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.96%) Puppet
4 5 (0.96%) systemd
5 4 (0.77%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.38%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.38%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.19%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.19%) Ansible
7 1 (0.19%) MOM
7 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 183 (35.06%) Microsoft
2 122 (23.37%) VMware
3 54 (10.34%) Oracle
4 39 (7.47%) HP
5 38 (7.28%) Citrix
6 37 (7.09%) Cisco
7 35 (6.70%) Red Hat
8 23 (4.41%) 3PAR
9 14 (2.68%) Sitecore
9 14 (2.68%) Veeam
10 13 (2.49%) Xamarin
10 13 (2.49%) IBM
11 12 (2.30%) NetApp
12 8 (1.53%) Dell
12 8 (1.53%) Perforce
13 7 (1.34%) Juniper
13 7 (1.34%) EMC
14 6 (1.15%) WorldPay
14 6 (1.15%) Tableau
15 5 (0.96%) Imperva
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