The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 238 225 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.92% 15.40% 15.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.13% 51.25% 45.47%
Number of salaries quoted 215 191 214
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
424 439 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.04% 30.05% 33.08%
Number of salaries quoted 356 360 475
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Windows.

1 192 (48.12%) Linux
2 135 (33.83%) Degree
2 135 (33.83%) Windows Server
3 117 (29.32%) Microsoft
4 100 (25.06%) Python
5 93 (23.31%) C#
6 92 (23.06%) C++
7 86 (21.55%) Computer Science
8 85 (21.30%) Java
9 80 (20.05%) Firewall
10 77 (19.30%) .NET
11 76 (19.05%) Active Directory
12 73 (18.30%) Software Engineering
13 69 (17.29%) VMware
14 66 (16.54%) MS Excel
15 62 (15.54%) Unix
15 62 (15.54%) SQL Server
16 61 (15.29%) SQL
17 55 (13.78%) C
17 55 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
18 53 (13.28%) Finance
19 48 (12.03%) JavaScript
20 47 (11.78%) HTML
20 47 (11.78%) Agile Software Development
21 46 (11.53%) PowerShell
22 45 (11.28%) DNS
23 44 (11.03%) MS Exchange
24 43 (10.78%) Windows Server 2012
25 42 (10.53%) TCP/IP
26 41 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (11.03%) MS Exchange
2 22 (5.51%) IIS
3 16 (4.01%) Apache
3 16 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (3.51%) SharePoint
5 10 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.26%) Confluence
6 9 (2.26%) nginx
7 8 (2.01%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.75%) Smallworld
9 6 (1.50%) Moodle
10 5 (1.25%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.75%) Drupal
11 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.75%) WordPress
12 2 (0.50%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.50%) GroupWise
12 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.25%) Site Server
Applications
1 66 (16.54%) MS Excel
2 24 (6.02%) MS Office
3 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) MS Project
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.25%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.25%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (8.52%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (7.27%) Office 365
4 12 (3.01%) SaaS
5 8 (2.01%) GitHub
6 7 (1.75%) PaaS
7 3 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (20.05%) Firewall
2 45 (11.28%) DNS
3 42 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 37 (9.27%) Wireless
5 32 (8.02%) DHCP
6 31 (7.77%) SAN
7 24 (6.02%) VPN
8 22 (5.51%) Internet
8 22 (5.51%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (4.26%) Network Security
10 15 (3.76%) Bluetooth
11 14 (3.51%) WAN
12 13 (3.26%) LAN
13 12 (3.01%) HTTP
14 11 (2.76%) LDAP
15 8 (2.01%) Ethernet
15 8 (2.01%) VLAN
16 7 (1.75%) Intranet
17 6 (1.50%) 802.11
17 6 (1.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (15.54%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.26%) MySQL
3 10 (2.51%) Big Data
4 8 (2.01%) GIS
5 6 (1.50%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.75%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.75%) MS Access
7 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.50%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.50%) SQLite
8 2 (0.50%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.25%) MaxDB
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (5.76%) JIRA
2 20 (5.01%) Selenium
3 19 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 16 (4.01%) Octopus Deploy
5 15 (3.76%) Jenkins
5 15 (3.76%) Subversion
6 13 (3.26%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.01%) AppVeyor
7 8 (2.01%) CppUnit
7 8 (2.01%) NUnit
8 6 (1.50%) Moq
8 6 (1.50%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.25%) Buildbot
10 4 (1.00%) HP UFT
11 3 (0.75%) JMeter
11 3 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (0.50%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.50%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.50%) YouTrack
General
1 53 (13.28%) Finance
2 26 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.76%) Banking
4 12 (3.01%) Automotive
5 7 (1.75%) Billing
5 7 (1.75%) Electronics
5 7 (1.75%) French Language
6 6 (1.50%) Games
6 6 (1.50%) German Language
7 5 (1.25%) Legal
8 4 (1.00%) Italian Language
8 4 (1.00%) Japanese Language
8 4 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.75%) Marketing
10 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.50%) Publishing
10 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.25%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 105 (26.32%) Developer
2 47 (11.78%) Graduate
3 44 (11.03%) Software Developer
3 44 (11.03%) Software Engineer
4 42 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 37 (9.27%) Windows Engineer
6 34 (8.52%) C++ Developer
7 32 (8.02%) IT Support
8 31 (7.77%) IT Engineer
9 28 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
10 26 (6.52%) Analyst
10 26 (6.52%) Embedded Engineer
10 26 (6.52%) Graduate Developer
10 26 (6.52%) Graduate Software Developer
11 22 (5.51%) C# Developer
12 21 (5.26%) Applications Support
13 20 (5.01%) Administrator
13 20 (5.01%) C++ Software Developer
13 20 (5.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (4.51%) Graduate C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (19.30%) .NET
2 47 (11.78%) HTML
3 33 (8.27%) XML
4 32 (8.02%) Web Services
5 22 (5.51%) ASP.NET
6 19 (4.76%) CSS
7 18 (4.51%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (4.01%) AngularJS
8 16 (4.01%) HTML5
9 15 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (3.51%) RESTful
11 13 (3.26%) MFC
11 13 (3.26%) WCF
12 12 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 12 (3.01%) WPF
13 11 (2.76%) jQuery
13 11 (2.76%) Natural Language Processing
14 10 (2.51%) JSON
15 9 (2.26%) .NET Framework
15 9 (2.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (21.55%) Computer Science
2 41 (10.28%) Mathematics
3 28 (7.02%) Algorithms
4 27 (6.77%) Physics
5 26 (6.52%) Driving Licence
6 22 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (3.76%) Embedded Systems
8 14 (3.51%) Mobile App
9 12 (3.01%) Visualisation
10 10 (2.51%) Data Centre
10 10 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (2.51%) User Experience
11 9 (2.26%) NHS
12 8 (2.01%) Life Science
13 7 (1.75%) Client/Server
14 6 (1.50%) Device Driver
14 6 (1.50%) Learning Management System
14 6 (1.50%) Private Cloud
14 6 (1.50%) Replication
14 6 (1.50%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 192 (48.12%) Linux
2 135 (33.83%) Windows Server
3 62 (15.54%) Unix
4 43 (10.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (8.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (7.77%) Android
7 16 (4.01%) Mac OS X
8 14 (3.51%) Windows 7
8 14 (3.51%) Windows CE
9 13 (3.26%) Apple iOS
10 12 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (2.76%) Ubuntu
12 10 (2.51%) CentOS
13 6 (1.50%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.25%) Windows 10
14 5 (1.25%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
15 4 (1.00%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (18.30%) Software Engineering
2 47 (11.78%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (10.28%) ITIL
4 29 (7.27%) Migration
5 25 (6.27%) Scrum
5 25 (6.27%) Test Automation
6 22 (5.51%) SDLC
7 20 (5.01%) Open Source
8 19 (4.76%) DevOps
8 19 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 19 (4.76%) Multithreading
9 18 (4.51%) MVC
10 16 (4.01%) Configuration Management
10 16 (4.01%) OO
11 15 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (3.76%) Cross-Platform Development
11 15 (3.76%) Server Virtualisation
12 14 (3.51%) Automated Testing
12 14 (3.51%) CRM
12 14 (3.51%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 100 (25.06%) Python
2 93 (23.31%) C#
3 92 (23.06%) C++
4 85 (21.30%) Java
5 61 (15.29%) SQL
6 55 (13.78%) C
7 48 (12.03%) JavaScript
8 46 (11.53%) PowerShell
9 35 (8.77%) Perl
10 21 (5.26%) Bash Shell
11 17 (4.26%) PHP
12 16 (4.01%) Ruby
13 7 (1.75%) Magik
13 7 (1.75%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.50%) Lua
15 5 (1.25%) VBScript
16 4 (1.00%) VB
17 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 135 (33.83%) Degree
2 41 (10.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (6.52%) PhD
4 18 (4.51%) MCSE
5 15 (3.76%) MCITP
6 11 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (1.75%) MCSA
9 6 (1.50%) CCNA
9 6 (1.50%) Postgraduate
10 4 (1.00%) CCNP
10 4 (1.00%) DV Cleared
10 4 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.00%) MCP
10 4 (1.00%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.75%) CCA
11 3 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.75%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (3.01%) QA
2 6 (1.50%) HIPAA
3 4 (1.00%) SLA
4 3 (0.75%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 76 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 55 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (8.77%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.26%) Virtual Servers
4 13 (3.26%) vSphere
5 11 (2.76%) Docker
6 8 (2.01%) XenApp
7 7 (1.75%) NFS
7 7 (1.75%) Samba
7 7 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.50%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.50%) KVM
9 2 (0.50%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.50%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.25%) iptables
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.25%) pfSense
10 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (5.76%) SCCM
2 10 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.51%) Puppet
3 8 (2.01%) Ansible
4 6 (1.50%) SCOM
4 6 (1.50%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (1.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (1.00%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.00%) Kibana
6 4 (1.00%) logstash
7 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (0.75%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.50%) Packer
8 2 (0.50%) Salt
9 1 (0.25%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 117 (29.32%) Microsoft
2 69 (17.29%) VMware
3 33 (8.27%) Cisco
4 20 (5.01%) HP
5 19 (4.76%) EMC
6 14 (3.51%) IBM
7 12 (3.01%) Citrix
8 11 (2.76%) Veeam
9 10 (2.51%) Oracle
10 9 (2.26%) CheckPoint
10 9 (2.26%) QNX
11 7 (1.75%) Intel
12 6 (1.50%) Blackboard
12 6 (1.50%) Sitecore
12 6 (1.50%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.25%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.00%) Dell
14 4 (1.00%) Juniper
14 4 (1.00%) NetApp
14 4 (1.00%) Sun
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