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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 191 287 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.71% 15.81% 19.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.87% 46.67% 51.01%
Number of salaries quoted 178 234 262
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 £25,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,400 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
383 615 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.49% 33.88% 37.74%
Number of salaries quoted 339 497 519
Average salary £43,900 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.39% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,984
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 28 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 192 (44.44%) Linux
2 125 (28.94%) Microsoft
3 121 (28.01%) Degree
4 105 (24.31%) VMware
5 97 (22.45%) Active Directory
6 95 (21.99%) SQL Server
7 92 (21.30%) C++
8 90 (20.83%) SQL
9 89 (20.60%) Python
10 79 (18.29%) Java
11 76 (17.59%) Software Engineering
12 72 (16.67%) C#
13 67 (15.51%) Microsoft Certification
14 66 (15.28%) HTML
15 64 (14.81%) Computer Science
16 59 (13.66%) ITIL
17 58 (13.43%) .NET
18 56 (12.96%) Oracle
19 55 (12.73%) Tomcat
19 55 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
20 53 (12.27%) JavaScript
21 52 (12.04%) MS Excel
22 51 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
23 49 (11.34%) Windows Server 2008
23 49 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
24 48 (11.11%) UNIX
24 48 (11.11%) Red Hat
24 48 (11.11%) DNS
25 46 (10.65%) Apache
25 46 (10.65%) Perl

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 55 (12.73%) Tomcat
2 46 (10.65%) Apache
3 29 (6.71%) MS Exchange
4 24 (5.56%) Lync
5 22 (5.09%) SharePoint
6 19 (4.40%) IIS
7 18 (4.17%) Zope
7 18 (4.17%) Plone
8 13 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (2.31%) CMS
9 10 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (1.85%) nginx
11 8 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.85%) JBoss
12 6 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (1.39%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.93%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.46%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 52 (12.04%) MS Excel
2 23 (5.32%) MS Office
3 4 (0.93%) Simulink
4 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Tridion
1 2 (0.46%) SAP SD
1 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.86%) Office 365
2 12 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (11.11%) DNS
2 43 (9.95%) TCP/IP
3 38 (8.80%) Firewall
4 37 (8.56%) SAN
5 26 (6.02%) LAN
6 24 (5.56%) WAN
7 18 (4.17%) VPN
8 17 (3.94%) DHCP
9 15 (3.47%) Wireless
10 13 (3.01%) LDAP
11 12 (2.78%) HTTP
12 11 (2.55%) SSL
13 6 (1.39%) ICMP
13 6 (1.39%) VLAN
14 5 (1.16%) Internet
14 5 (1.16%) Network Security
14 5 (1.16%) NAS
15 4 (0.93%) NetScaler
15 4 (0.93%) Ethernet
15 4 (0.93%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (21.99%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.25%) MySQL
3 25 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 14 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.85%) MariaDB
8 6 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.39%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.23%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.23%) OLTP
12 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 17 (3.94%) Subversion
3 13 (3.01%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.55%) Selenium
5 7 (1.62%) Moq
5 7 (1.62%) SpecFlow
5 7 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (1.39%) Mockito
6 6 (1.39%) TestNG
7 5 (1.16%) JIRA
8 4 (0.93%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.69%) LabVIEW
9 3 (0.69%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.46%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.46%) Xcode
10 2 (0.46%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.46%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.46%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.46%) SCons
General
1 19 (4.40%) Finance
2 12 (2.78%) Marketing
3 11 (2.55%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.31%) Automotive
5 9 (2.08%) Electronics
6 5 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.93%) Legal
7 4 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.46%) Publishing
9 1 (0.23%) Military
9 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 75 (17.36%) Software Engineer
2 58 (13.43%) Developer
3 57 (13.19%) Support Engineer
4 46 (10.65%) Administrator
5 42 (9.72%) Analyst
6 34 (7.87%) Linux Engineer
7 32 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
8 24 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 24 (5.56%) Linux Support
9 20 (4.63%) Consultant
10 19 (4.40%) Linux Support Engineer
11 18 (4.17%) Technical Support
12 16 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
13 14 (3.24%) Systems Engineer
13 14 (3.24%) Software Developer
13 14 (3.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (3.01%) 2nd Line Support
14 13 (3.01%) C++ Developer
14 13 (3.01%) C++ Software Engineer
14 13 (3.01%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (15.28%) HTML
2 58 (13.43%) .NET
3 41 (9.49%) ASP.NET
4 33 (7.64%) MFC
4 33 (7.64%) jQuery
5 26 (6.02%) CSS
6 23 (5.32%) Web Services
7 22 (5.09%) XML
8 16 (3.70%) HTML5
9 13 (3.01%) J2EE
10 11 (2.55%) Ajax
10 11 (2.55%) PhoneGap
11 9 (2.08%) Qt
11 9 (2.08%) Spring
12 7 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (1.39%) CSS3
13 6 (1.39%) POSIX
13 6 (1.39%) Java EE
13 6 (1.39%) JSP
13 6 (1.39%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 64 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 44 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.79%) Pocket PC
4 23 (5.32%) Client/Server
5 21 (4.86%) Management Information System
6 19 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (4.40%) User Experience
7 13 (3.01%) Mathematics
8 11 (2.55%) Chemistry
8 11 (2.55%) LIMS
8 11 (2.55%) Data Centre
9 10 (2.31%) Robotics
10 9 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (1.85%) Informatics
12 6 (1.39%) Blackberry
12 6 (1.39%) Replication
12 6 (1.39%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.39%) Private Cloud
13 5 (1.16%) Clustering
13 5 (1.16%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 192 (44.44%) Linux
2 55 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 49 (11.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (11.11%) UNIX
5 45 (10.42%) Android
6 38 (8.80%) Apple iOS
7 32 (7.41%) Windows 7
8 31 (7.18%) Mac OS X
9 26 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (5.56%) Debian
12 16 (3.70%) CentOS
13 6 (1.39%) Ubuntu
14 5 (1.16%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.93%) Solaris
15 4 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.93%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.69%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (17.59%) Software Engineering
2 59 (13.66%) ITIL
3 49 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (8.56%) Configuration Management
5 36 (8.33%) DevOps
6 28 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (5.79%) SDLC
8 23 (5.32%) Project Management
8 23 (5.32%) CRM
9 21 (4.86%) Scrum
10 20 (4.63%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (3.94%) MVC
12 14 (3.24%) Unit Testing
12 14 (3.24%) Line Management
13 13 (3.01%) Migration
14 12 (2.78%) Test Automation
15 11 (2.55%) Mentoring
15 11 (2.55%) Digital Marketing
16 10 (2.31%) Bioinformatics
16 10 (2.31%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (21.30%) C++
2 90 (20.83%) SQL
3 89 (20.60%) Python
4 79 (18.29%) Java
5 72 (16.67%) C#
6 53 (12.27%) JavaScript
7 46 (10.65%) Perl
8 40 (9.26%) C
9 30 (6.94%) PowerShell
10 27 (6.25%) Objective-C
10 27 (6.25%) Bash Shell
11 14 (3.24%) Shell Script
12 13 (3.01%) PHP
13 12 (2.78%) Ruby
14 7 (1.62%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.39%) Embedded C
16 5 (1.16%) VBScript
17 4 (0.93%) MATLAB
18 3 (0.69%) Embedded C++
18 3 (0.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 121 (28.01%) Degree
2 67 (15.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (8.10%) MCP
4 28 (6.48%) MCSE
5 12 (2.78%) MCITP
6 10 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.08%) CCNA
8 8 (1.85%) MCSA
9 6 (1.39%) Postgraduate
9 6 (1.39%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.16%) LPIC
11 4 (0.93%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.93%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.93%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.69%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.46%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.17%) QA
2 11 (2.55%) SLA
3 6 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.69%) JTAG
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 97 (22.45%) Active Directory
2 51 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.79%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.55%) Postfix
4 11 (2.55%) vSphere
5 9 (2.08%) qmail
6 8 (1.85%) Varnish
7 6 (1.39%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.93%) XenServer
8 4 (0.93%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.93%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.69%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.69%) Firmware
9 3 (0.69%) Xen
10 2 (0.46%) NFS
10 2 (0.46%) XenApp
10 2 (0.46%) Dovecot
10 2 (0.46%) KVM
10 2 (0.46%) iptables
11 1 (0.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (3.70%) Puppet
2 11 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.31%) HAProxy
4 8 (1.85%) systemd
5 6 (1.39%) Backup Exec
5 6 (1.39%) SCCM
6 5 (1.16%) Ansible
7 2 (0.46%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.23%) SCOM
8 1 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 125 (28.94%) Microsoft
2 105 (24.31%) VMware
3 56 (12.96%) Oracle
4 48 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 29 (6.71%) Cisco
6 22 (5.09%) HP
6 22 (5.09%) Citrix
7 15 (3.47%) Xamarin
8 13 (3.01%) Veeam
9 9 (2.08%) 3PAR
10 7 (1.62%) F5
10 7 (1.62%) Sitecore
11 6 (1.39%) Tableau
11 6 (1.39%) SAP
12 5 (1.16%) EMC
12 5 (1.16%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.16%) Perforce
13 4 (0.93%) Riverbed
13 4 (0.93%) ESRI
14 3 (0.69%) PTC
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