The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 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 Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 360 441 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.69% 18.52% 20.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.85% 56.90% 66.90%
Number of salaries quoted 303 386 453
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
737 775 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.08% 32.55% 30.63%
Number of salaries quoted 588 678 693
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Cambridgeshire region.

Windows Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Windows
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -2 271 £37,500 - 46
Peterborough -8 45 £37,500 +10.29% 11
Huntingdon -9 7 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Ely +2 2 £47,500 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

1 239 (33.52%) Microsoft
2 236 (33.10%) Linux
3 199 (27.91%) Degree
4 182 (25.53%) C#
5 158 (22.16%) Active Directory
6 149 (20.90%) .NET
7 144 (20.20%) Java
8 123 (17.25%) C++
9 122 (17.11%) Computer Science
10 120 (16.83%) SQL
11 115 (16.13%) Software Engineering
12 114 (15.99%) SQL Server
13 113 (15.85%) VMware
13 113 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
14 105 (14.73%) Python
15 99 (13.88%) MS Office
16 94 (13.18%) MS Exchange
17 88 (12.34%) Citrix
18 86 (12.06%) ITIL
19 85 (11.92%) MS Excel
19 85 (11.92%) Microsoft Certification
20 84 (11.78%) UNIX
21 83 (11.64%) VMware Infrastructure
22 77 (10.80%) TCP/IP
23 72 (10.10%) Windows 7
24 71 (9.96%) Perl
25 67 (9.40%) Firewall
25 67 (9.40%) JavaScript
25 67 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
26 66 (9.26%) C

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 94 (13.18%) MS Exchange
2 39 (5.47%) SharePoint
3 33 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (3.79%) IIS
5 18 (2.52%) Lync
6 17 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 16 (2.24%) Apache
8 13 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (1.40%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.40%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.12%) CloudStack
11 8 (1.12%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.70%) JOnAS
14 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 4 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 99 (13.88%) MS Office
2 85 (11.92%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.98%) MS Project
4 6 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (1.54%) SunGard APT
1 11 (1.54%) FastVal
2 6 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.14%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
1 26 (3.65%) SaaS
2 22 (3.09%) Office 365
3 13 (1.82%) Google Apps
4 11 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.98%) PaaS
6 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.84%) IaaS
8 4 (0.56%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.56%) CloudFront
8 4 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.14%) Heroku
9 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 77 (10.80%) TCP/IP
2 67 (9.40%) Firewall
3 64 (8.98%) Internet
4 51 (7.15%) LAN
5 34 (4.77%) DNS
6 32 (4.49%) WAN
7 30 (4.21%) SAN
8 28 (3.93%) DHCP
9 26 (3.65%) VLAN
10 21 (2.95%) VPN
11 17 (2.38%) LDAP
12 16 (2.24%) Wireless
13 15 (2.10%) NAS
14 14 (1.96%) Network Security
15 13 (1.82%) VoIP
16 11 (1.54%) NetScaler
17 10 (1.40%) HTTP
18 9 (1.26%) SSL
19 7 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
20 5 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (15.99%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.63%) MySQL
3 30 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (2.95%) NoSQL
5 20 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (1.96%) DTS
9 11 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (1.40%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.26%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (0.70%) Text Mining
16 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 61 (8.56%) NUnit
2 56 (7.85%) Rhino Mocks
2 56 (7.85%) Moq
3 54 (7.57%) MSTest
4 28 (3.93%) Subversion
5 26 (3.65%) Visual Studio
6 24 (3.37%) Git (software)
7 17 (2.38%) Eclipse
8 11 (1.54%) Selenium
9 10 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (1.12%) Hudson
11 7 (0.98%) Jenkins
11 7 (0.98%) FitNesse
12 6 (0.84%) MSBuild
12 6 (0.84%) Firebug
13 5 (0.70%) Toad
13 5 (0.70%) JIRA
13 5 (0.70%) CruiseControl
13 5 (0.70%) Maven
14 4 (0.56%) QUnit
General
1 64 (8.98%) Finance
2 35 (4.91%) Electronics
3 31 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 28 (3.93%) Automotive
5 18 (2.52%) Marketing
6 14 (1.96%) Banking
7 13 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.54%) Games
9 10 (1.40%) Military
10 9 (1.26%) Retail
11 7 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.84%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.84%) Legal
13 5 (0.70%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.56%) French Language
14 4 (0.56%) German Language
14 4 (0.56%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.56%) Japanese Language
15 2 (0.28%) Law
16 1 (0.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 190 (26.65%) Developer
2 104 (14.59%) Software Engineer
3 88 (12.34%) Administrator
4 83 (11.64%) Analyst
5 69 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 50 (7.01%) .NET Developer
7 49 (6.87%) C# Developer
8 43 (6.03%) Systems Administrator
9 42 (5.89%) C# .NET Developer
10 40 (5.61%) Junior
11 37 (5.19%) IT Support
12 35 (4.91%) Support Analyst
13 33 (4.63%) Graduate
14 30 (4.21%) Test Engineer
15 29 (4.07%) Graduate Developer
16 28 (3.93%) Software Developer
17 26 (3.65%) Junior Developer
18 25 (3.51%) Java Developer
19 24 (3.37%) Junior .NET Developer
20 23 (3.23%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (20.90%) .NET
2 64 (8.98%) WPF
3 58 (8.13%) WinForms
4 57 (7.99%) HTML
5 52 (7.29%) Ninject
5 52 (7.29%) Castle Windsor
5 52 (7.29%) Spring.NET
5 52 (7.29%) Unity DI Container
6 48 (6.73%) ASP.NET
7 44 (6.17%) Web Services
8 39 (5.47%) WCF
9 34 (4.77%) CSS
10 33 (4.63%) .NET Framework
10 33 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 27 (3.79%) XML
12 26 (3.65%) Razor View Engine
13 24 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 22 (3.09%) J2EE
15 20 (2.81%) HTML5
16 17 (2.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 122 (17.11%) Computer Science
2 57 (7.99%) Mathematics
3 52 (7.29%) Inversion of Control
4 30 (4.21%) Clustering
5 25 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.95%) Device Driver
7 20 (2.81%) Blackberry
7 20 (2.81%) Open Source
8 18 (2.52%) PKI
8 18 (2.52%) Cryptography
8 18 (2.52%) Embedded Systems
9 17 (2.38%) Mobile App
9 17 (2.38%) Firmware
10 15 (2.10%) Grid Computing
11 12 (1.68%) Informatics
12 10 (1.40%) Thin Client
12 10 (1.40%) LIMS
12 10 (1.40%) Fat Client
13 9 (1.26%) Physics
14 7 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 236 (33.10%) Linux
2 113 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 84 (11.78%) UNIX
4 72 (10.10%) Windows 7
5 67 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 52 (7.29%) Android
7 47 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (4.91%) Windows XP
9 32 (4.49%) Apple iOS
10 25 (3.51%) Solaris
11 23 (3.23%) Mac OS X
12 18 (2.52%) Windows Phone
13 17 (2.38%) Windows 8
14 16 (2.24%) Mac OS
15 14 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 13 (1.82%) Windows CE
17 9 (1.26%) Windows Vista
18 8 (1.12%) Windows Phone 8
19 6 (0.84%) VxWorks
20 5 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (16.13%) Software Engineering
2 86 (12.06%) ITIL
3 64 (8.98%) Multithreading
4 58 (8.13%) TDD
5 57 (7.99%) MVVM
6 56 (7.85%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (7.85%) Scrum
7 52 (7.29%) Dependency Injection
7 52 (7.29%) Kanban
8 49 (6.87%) OO
9 48 (6.73%) MVC
10 47 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
11 45 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (5.19%) Incident Management
13 30 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (4.21%) OOP
14 25 (3.51%) Project Management
15 23 (3.23%) Web Application Development
16 20 (2.81%) Information Security
17 19 (2.66%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 182 (25.53%) C#
2 144 (20.20%) Java
3 123 (17.25%) C++
4 120 (16.83%) SQL
5 105 (14.73%) Python
6 71 (9.96%) Perl
7 67 (9.40%) JavaScript
8 66 (9.26%) C
9 38 (5.33%) Bash Shell
10 30 (4.21%) VB
11 29 (4.07%) VB.NET
12 24 (3.37%) PowerShell
13 22 (3.09%) Objective-C
13 22 (3.09%) T-SQL
14 19 (2.66%) Ruby
15 18 (2.52%) PHP
16 13 (1.82%) PL/SQL
17 9 (1.26%) Embedded C
17 9 (1.26%) Embedded C++
18 6 (0.84%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 199 (27.91%) Degree
2 85 (11.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (6.45%) MCP
4 27 (3.79%) MCTS
5 25 (3.51%) MCAD
5 25 (3.51%) MCSD
6 23 (3.23%) MCITP
7 20 (2.81%) MCSA
8 18 (2.52%) MCSE
9 17 (2.38%) Security Cleared
10 14 (1.96%) ISEB
11 12 (1.68%) ISTQB
12 11 (1.54%) CCNA
12 11 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
12 11 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (1.40%) CCA
14 9 (1.26%) CISSP
15 8 (1.12%) Postgraduate
16 6 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 5 (0.70%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (8.27%) QA
2 24 (3.37%) SLA
3 13 (1.82%) ISO 9000
4 7 (0.98%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 7 (0.98%) GAMP
4 7 (0.98%) GCP
4 7 (0.98%) GMP
5 5 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) TickIT
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) WAI
System Software
1 158 (22.16%) Active Directory
2 83 (11.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (7.15%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.38%) XenDesktop
5 16 (2.24%) XenApp
6 10 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.70%) XenServer
8 4 (0.56%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.42%) vSphere
9 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.14%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.14%) Varnish
10 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 29 (4.07%) SCCM
2 21 (2.95%) Puppet
3 16 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (0.84%) Nagios
6 5 (0.70%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.56%) WSUS
7 4 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.28%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.28%) Ansible
8 2 (0.28%) Opsview
8 2 (0.28%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.14%) SCOM
9 1 (0.14%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 239 (33.52%) Microsoft
2 113 (15.85%) VMware
3 88 (12.34%) Citrix
4 47 (6.59%) Oracle
5 46 (6.45%) Cisco
6 32 (4.49%) HP
7 23 (3.23%) NetApp
8 15 (2.10%) Red Gate
9 14 (1.96%) Google
9 14 (1.96%) Avaya
10 12 (1.68%) Symantec
11 11 (1.54%) SunGard
11 11 (1.54%) Sun
11 11 (1.54%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.54%) QNX
12 10 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.40%) Zoho
13 9 (1.26%) Veeam
13 9 (1.26%) Dell
13 9 (1.26%) Apple
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