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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 274 308 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.40% 18.64% 23.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.67% 53.47% 64.84%
Number of salaries quoted 225 265 319
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £27,900 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
600 576 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.73% 34.87% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 481 500 523
Average salary £41,750 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.82% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 25 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 192 (35.04%) Linux
2 176 (32.12%) Microsoft
3 175 (31.93%) Degree
4 155 (28.28%) C#
5 125 (22.81%) Java
6 123 (22.45%) .NET
7 118 (21.53%) Computer Science
8 114 (20.80%) Active Directory
9 96 (17.52%) SQL
10 94 (17.15%) SQL Server
10 94 (17.15%) Python
11 91 (16.61%) Software Engineering
12 87 (15.88%) C++
13 79 (14.42%) UNIX
14 70 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
15 69 (12.59%) Microsoft Certification
16 65 (11.86%) MS Office
17 64 (11.68%) Internet
17 64 (11.68%) WPF
18 63 (11.50%) VMware
18 63 (11.50%) MS Excel
18 63 (11.50%) MS Exchange
19 61 (11.13%) NUnit
20 60 (10.95%) ITIL
21 59 (10.77%) Perl
22 58 (10.58%) TDD
22 58 (10.58%) MVVM
23 57 (10.40%) Scrum
24 56 (10.22%) WinForms
24 56 (10.22%) Continuous Integration

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 63 (11.50%) MS Exchange
2 30 (5.47%) SharePoint
3 21 (3.83%) IIS
4 19 (3.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (2.92%) Lync
5 16 (2.92%) Apache
6 15 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (2.01%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.82%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.46%) OpenStack
10 8 (1.46%) CloudStack
11 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.73%) MS Project Server
11 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 4 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.55%) CMS
Applications
1 65 (11.86%) MS Office
2 63 (11.50%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.28%) MS Project
4 6 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.82%) SunGard APT
1 10 (1.82%) FastVal
2 5 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.83%) SaaS
3 19 (3.47%) Office 365
4 13 (2.37%) Google Apps
5 11 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (1.28%) PaaS
8 6 (1.09%) IaaS
9 4 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.73%) CloudFront
9 4 (0.73%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 64 (11.68%) Internet
2 52 (9.49%) TCP/IP
3 49 (8.94%) Firewall
4 36 (6.57%) LAN
5 22 (4.01%) VLAN
6 20 (3.65%) DNS
7 19 (3.47%) SAN
8 17 (3.10%) DHCP
8 17 (3.10%) WAN
9 14 (2.55%) LDAP
10 13 (2.37%) NAS
11 11 (2.01%) Network Security
12 9 (1.64%) VPN
13 8 (1.46%) Wireless
14 7 (1.28%) VoIP
15 6 (1.09%) HTTP
16 5 (0.91%) SMTP
16 5 (0.91%) IPsec
17 4 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
17 4 (0.73%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (17.15%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.84%) MySQL
3 20 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (3.65%) NoSQL
4 17 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (2.55%) DTS
5 14 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.46%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (0.91%) Text Mining
11 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.73%) DB2
11 4 (0.73%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 61 (11.13%) NUnit
2 56 (10.22%) Rhino Mocks
2 56 (10.22%) Moq
3 54 (9.85%) MSTest
4 22 (4.01%) Subversion
5 19 (3.47%) Visual Studio
5 19 (3.47%) Git (software)
6 13 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (2.01%) Selenium
8 10 (1.82%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.28%) FitNesse
10 6 (1.09%) Firebug
10 6 (1.09%) MSBuild
11 5 (0.91%) JIRA
11 5 (0.91%) CruiseControl
12 4 (0.73%) Maven
12 4 (0.73%) QUnit
13 2 (0.36%) SCons
13 2 (0.36%) Hudson
13 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 53 (9.67%) Finance
2 27 (4.93%) Telecoms
3 23 (4.20%) Electronics
4 14 (2.55%) Banking
5 12 (2.19%) Automotive
6 11 (2.01%) Games
6 11 (2.01%) Marketing
7 10 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.64%) Military
9 6 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.91%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.91%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.73%) Legal
11 4 (0.73%) French Language
11 4 (0.73%) German Language
11 4 (0.73%) Italian Language
11 4 (0.73%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.36%) Law
12 2 (0.36%) Retail
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 162 (29.56%) Developer
2 81 (14.78%) Software Engineer
3 72 (13.14%) Administrator
4 56 (10.22%) Support Engineer
5 49 (8.94%) .NET Developer
6 48 (8.76%) C# Developer
7 46 (8.39%) Analyst
8 42 (7.66%) C# .NET Developer
9 35 (6.39%) Systems Administrator
10 34 (6.20%) Junior
11 33 (6.02%) Graduate
12 32 (5.84%) IT Support
13 29 (5.29%) Graduate Developer
14 26 (4.74%) Junior Developer
14 26 (4.74%) Test Engineer
15 24 (4.38%) Support Analyst
15 24 (4.38%) Junior .NET Developer
16 23 (4.20%) Graduate .NET Developer
17 22 (4.01%) Software Developer
18 21 (3.83%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (22.45%) .NET
2 64 (11.68%) WPF
3 56 (10.22%) WinForms
4 52 (9.49%) Spring.NET
4 52 (9.49%) Castle Windsor
4 52 (9.49%) Ninject
4 52 (9.49%) Unity DI Container
5 48 (8.76%) HTML
6 44 (8.03%) ASP.NET
7 43 (7.85%) Web Services
8 36 (6.57%) WCF
9 33 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (5.84%) .NET Framework
11 27 (4.93%) CSS
12 26 (4.74%) Razor View Engine
13 24 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 24 (4.38%) XML
14 22 (4.01%) J2EE
15 17 (3.10%) HTML5
16 15 (2.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 118 (21.53%) Computer Science
2 52 (9.49%) Inversion of Control
3 47 (8.58%) Mathematics
4 29 (5.29%) Clustering
5 21 (3.83%) Management Information System
6 20 (3.65%) Open Source
7 18 (3.28%) Embedded Systems
7 18 (3.28%) Cryptography
7 18 (3.28%) PKI
8 16 (2.92%) Mobile App
9 15 (2.74%) Firmware
10 13 (2.37%) Grid Computing
11 9 (1.64%) Blackberry
11 9 (1.64%) Physics
12 8 (1.46%) Device Driver
13 6 (1.09%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (1.09%) Informatics
13 6 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.09%) EqualLogic
14 5 (0.91%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 192 (35.04%) Linux
2 79 (14.42%) UNIX
3 70 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (9.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (8.76%) Windows 7
6 40 (7.30%) Android
7 29 (5.29%) Apple iOS
8 25 (4.56%) Solaris
8 25 (4.56%) Windows XP
9 23 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (2.92%) Windows Phone
11 14 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (2.37%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.82%) Windows CE
13 10 (1.82%) Mac OS
14 6 (1.09%) Windows Phone 8
15 5 (0.91%) VxWorks
16 4 (0.73%) AIX
16 4 (0.73%) HPUX
16 4 (0.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (16.61%) Software Engineering
2 60 (10.95%) ITIL
3 58 (10.58%) TDD
3 58 (10.58%) MVVM
4 57 (10.40%) Scrum
5 56 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (9.49%) Dependency Injection
6 52 (9.49%) Kanban
7 43 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
8 42 (7.66%) MVC
8 42 (7.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 41 (7.48%) OO
10 35 (6.39%) Multithreading
11 30 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (5.11%) OOP
12 28 (5.11%) Incident Management
13 23 (4.20%) Web Application Development
14 19 (3.47%) Software Architecture
14 19 (3.47%) Information Security
15 18 (3.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (28.28%) C#
2 125 (22.81%) Java
3 96 (17.52%) SQL
4 94 (17.15%) Python
5 87 (15.88%) C++
6 59 (10.77%) Perl
7 55 (10.04%) JavaScript
8 47 (8.58%) C
9 30 (5.47%) VB
9 30 (5.47%) VB.NET
10 20 (3.65%) T-SQL
11 19 (3.47%) Ruby
11 19 (3.47%) PowerShell
12 17 (3.10%) Bash Shell
13 16 (2.92%) PHP
14 14 (2.55%) Objective-C
15 10 (1.82%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.28%) Embedded C
16 7 (1.28%) Embedded C++
17 4 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 175 (31.93%) Degree
2 69 (12.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (5.66%) MCP
4 27 (4.93%) MCTS
5 25 (4.56%) MCAD
5 25 (4.56%) MCSD
6 15 (2.74%) MCITP
7 13 (2.37%) Security Cleared
7 13 (2.37%) MCSE
8 12 (2.19%) MCSA
8 12 (2.19%) ISEB
9 10 (1.82%) ISTQB
10 9 (1.64%) CCNA
10 9 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (1.46%) CISSP
12 6 (1.09%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.73%) NCDA
14 4 (0.73%) CCA
14 4 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.39%) QA
2 13 (2.37%) ISO 9000
2 13 (2.37%) SLA
3 7 (1.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 7 (1.28%) GAMP
3 7 (1.28%) GCP
3 7 (1.28%) GMP
4 4 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 114 (20.80%) Active Directory
2 54 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (7.66%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.73%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.55%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.55%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.36%) XenApp
7 1 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.18%) vSphere
7 1 (0.18%) Varnish
7 1 (0.18%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 21 (3.83%) SCCM
2 18 (3.28%) Puppet
3 13 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (1.09%) Nagios
5 6 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.73%) WSUS
6 4 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (0.73%) SCDPM
6 4 (0.73%) Opsview
7 2 (0.36%) Ansible
8 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 176 (32.12%) Microsoft
2 63 (11.50%) VMware
3 45 (8.21%) Citrix
4 40 (7.30%) Oracle
5 29 (5.29%) Cisco
6 15 (2.74%) HP
6 15 (2.74%) Red Gate
7 14 (2.55%) Google
8 12 (2.19%) Sun
9 11 (2.01%) Symantec
10 10 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (1.82%) SunGard
10 10 (1.82%) Avaya
10 10 (1.82%) Zoho
11 9 (1.64%) NetApp
11 9 (1.64%) Apple
11 9 (1.64%) QNX
12 8 (1.46%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.28%) Dell
13 7 (1.28%) Veeam
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