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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 180 248 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.71% 17.25% 14.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.38% 52.32% 44.50%
Number of salaries quoted 157 206 242
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
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
435 474 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.54% 32.96% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 373 394 518
Median salary £44,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 30 May 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 220 (51.40%) Linux
2 178 (41.59%) Degree
3 164 (38.32%) Windows Server
4 98 (22.90%) C++
5 97 (22.66%) Active Directory
6 94 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
6 94 (21.96%) Software Engineering
7 82 (19.16%) Firewall
8 81 (18.93%) DNS
9 80 (18.69%) Microsoft
9 80 (18.69%) SQL
10 78 (18.22%) VMware
10 78 (18.22%) Computer Science
11 71 (16.59%) ITIL
12 68 (15.89%) IIS
13 65 (15.19%) TCP/IP
14 64 (14.95%) Java
15 60 (14.02%) HTML
16 59 (13.79%) CSS
17 57 (13.32%) JavaScript
18 55 (12.85%) .NET
18 55 (12.85%) SQL Server
19 53 (12.38%) PowerShell
20 45 (10.51%) Unix
21 42 (9.81%) Python
21 42 (9.81%) C#
21 42 (9.81%) HTTP
22 41 (9.58%) Windows Server 2008
23 40 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
23 40 (9.35%) Web Development

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 68 (15.89%) IIS
2 18 (4.21%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.50%) Apache
4 9 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.17%) Confluence
5 5 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.17%) JBoss
6 4 (0.93%) GroupWise
6 4 (0.93%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.70%) Smallworld
8 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.23%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.23%) nginx
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.27%) MS Office
3 5 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.37%) SaaS
3 16 (3.74%) Office 365
4 11 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 82 (19.16%) Firewall
2 81 (18.93%) DNS
3 65 (15.19%) TCP/IP
4 42 (9.81%) HTTP
5 26 (6.07%) VPN
6 22 (5.14%) DHCP
6 22 (5.14%) WAN
7 21 (4.91%) SAN
8 19 (4.44%) Internet
8 19 (4.44%) LAN
9 18 (4.21%) Intrusion Detection
9 18 (4.21%) SSL
10 12 (2.80%) VoIP
11 10 (2.34%) Wireless
12 9 (2.10%) LDAP
13 8 (1.87%) Ethernet
13 8 (1.87%) HTTPS
13 8 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (1.64%) Network Security
15 4 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (12.85%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.97%) MySQL
2 17 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (2.80%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (1.40%) DB2
4 6 (1.40%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.17%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.70%) Big Data
6 3 (0.70%) GIS
7 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.47%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (4.67%) Selenium
2 19 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 16 (3.74%) Gradle
3 16 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (3.04%) Grunt
4 13 (3.04%) gulp
5 11 (2.57%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.34%) Git (software)
7 9 (2.10%) Subversion
8 8 (1.87%) JIRA
9 6 (1.40%) Moq
9 6 (1.40%) NUnit
9 6 (1.40%) QUnit
9 6 (1.40%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (1.17%) Maven
11 4 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.70%) CMake
12 3 (0.70%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.47%) ClearCase
14 1 (0.23%) LabVIEW
General
1 29 (6.78%) Finance
2 18 (4.21%) Legal
3 17 (3.97%) Automotive
4 9 (2.10%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.17%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.17%) Front Office
7 4 (0.93%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.93%) French Language
7 4 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.70%) Games
9 2 (0.47%) Back Office
9 2 (0.47%) Billing
9 2 (0.47%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Banking
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.23%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.23%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 96 (22.43%) Developer
2 44 (10.28%) Software Engineer
3 37 (8.64%) Analyst
3 37 (8.64%) Systems Engineer
4 35 (8.18%) Graduate
5 29 (6.78%) Administrator
6 26 (6.07%) C++ Software Engineer
6 26 (6.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 26 (6.07%) Support Engineer
7 25 (5.84%) Junior
8 24 (5.61%) Systems Administrator
9 22 (5.14%) Graduate Systems Engineer
9 22 (5.14%) Network Engineer
9 22 (5.14%) Windows Engineer
10 21 (4.91%) Software Developer
10 21 (4.91%) Web Analyst
11 20 (4.67%) Information Security Specialist
11 20 (4.67%) Information Specialist
11 20 (4.67%) Operations Analyst
11 20 (4.67%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (14.02%) HTML
2 59 (13.79%) CSS
3 55 (12.85%) .NET
4 39 (9.11%) HTML5
5 37 (8.64%) jQuery
6 29 (6.78%) AngularJS
7 27 (6.31%) Web Services
8 26 (6.07%) REST
8 26 (6.07%) XML
9 24 (5.61%) ASP.NET
10 17 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (3.97%) J2EE
10 17 (3.97%) SOAP
11 16 (3.74%) LESS
12 15 (3.50%) WCF
13 14 (3.27%) CSS3
14 13 (3.04%) Sass
14 13 (3.04%) Spring
15 12 (2.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 10 (2.34%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 78 (18.22%) Computer Science
2 28 (6.54%) Mathematics
3 23 (5.37%) PKI
4 21 (4.91%) Data Centre
5 19 (4.44%) User Experience
6 15 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (3.27%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.57%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.87%) CAN bus
9 8 (1.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 8 (1.87%) Replication
10 7 (1.64%) Life Science
11 6 (1.40%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.40%) Physics
12 4 (0.93%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.93%) Chemistry
12 4 (0.93%) Clustering
12 4 (0.93%) HP Storage
12 4 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 220 (51.40%) Linux
2 164 (38.32%) Windows Server
3 45 (10.51%) Unix
4 41 (9.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (5.61%) Android
7 23 (5.37%) Windows 7
8 21 (4.91%) Mac OS X
9 15 (3.50%) Windows 8
10 13 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (1.87%) CentOS
11 8 (1.87%) Windows CE
12 7 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.40%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.40%) Windows XP
14 5 (1.17%) Solaris
14 5 (1.17%) VMS
15 4 (0.93%) AIX
15 4 (0.93%) HPUX
16 3 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (21.96%) Agile Software Development
1 94 (21.96%) Software Engineering
2 71 (16.59%) ITIL
3 40 (9.35%) Web Development
4 39 (9.11%) MVC
5 35 (8.18%) DevOps
6 32 (7.48%) Information Security
6 32 (7.48%) OO
7 29 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (6.54%) Scrum
9 27 (6.31%) Web Operations
10 24 (5.61%) SDLC
10 24 (5.61%) Server Building
10 24 (5.61%) Service Delivery
11 23 (5.37%) Data Protection
12 22 (5.14%) Configuration Management
13 21 (4.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 20 (4.67%) Automated Testing
15 18 (4.21%) Penetration Testing
15 18 (4.21%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 98 (22.90%) C++
2 80 (18.69%) SQL
3 64 (14.95%) Java
4 57 (13.32%) JavaScript
5 53 (12.38%) PowerShell
6 42 (9.81%) C#
6 42 (9.81%) Python
7 25 (5.84%) C
8 18 (4.21%) Perl
9 16 (3.74%) Bash Shell
10 13 (3.04%) Objective-C
10 13 (3.04%) TypeScript
10 13 (3.04%) XAML
11 9 (2.10%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.64%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.40%) PHP
13 6 (1.40%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.17%) Groovy
14 5 (1.17%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 178 (41.59%) Degree
2 26 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (4.67%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (3.04%) MCSE
6 11 (2.57%) CCNP
7 9 (2.10%) Postgraduate
8 6 (1.40%) CCNA
8 6 (1.40%) MCP
9 4 (0.93%) LPIC
9 4 (0.93%) RHCE
10 3 (0.70%) MCITP
10 3 (0.70%) MCTS
11 2 (0.47%) CCENT
11 2 (0.47%) ISEB
11 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.47%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (4.44%) SLA
3 10 (2.34%) HIPAA
3 10 (2.34%) QA
4 2 (0.47%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 97 (22.66%) Active Directory
2 40 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.37%) Xen
4 16 (3.74%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.87%) vSphere
6 6 (1.40%) Docker
6 6 (1.40%) Firmware
6 6 (1.40%) XenApp
7 5 (1.17%) iptables
7 5 (1.17%) Postfix
8 4 (0.93%) KVM
8 4 (0.93%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.93%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.23%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.23%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (5.14%) Puppet
2 18 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (3.50%) SCCM
4 9 (2.10%) SCOM
5 7 (1.64%) Ansible
5 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (1.40%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.93%) CFEngine
7 4 (0.93%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.93%) SCOrch
7 4 (0.93%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.47%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.23%) Nagios
9 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 80 (18.69%) Microsoft
2 78 (18.22%) VMware
3 31 (7.24%) Cisco
4 22 (5.14%) Citrix
5 21 (4.91%) Oracle
6 18 (4.21%) Riverbed
7 15 (3.50%) F5
7 15 (3.50%) HP
8 11 (2.57%) CheckPoint
8 11 (2.57%) Veeam
9 9 (2.10%) Dell
9 9 (2.10%) SAP
10 8 (1.87%) EMC
10 8 (1.87%) QNX
11 7 (1.64%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.17%) CA
12 5 (1.17%) IBM
13 4 (0.93%) Nortel
13 4 (0.93%) Novell
13 4 (0.93%) Sun
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