The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 322 367 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.93% 14.88% 18.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.89% 48.35% 57.18%
Number of salaries quoted 271 308 387
Average salary £37,550 £37,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.13% +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Windows
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
566 759 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 26.24% 30.78% 32.53%
Number of salaries quoted 475 602 677
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -1 201 £40,000 +6.66% 40
Peterborough -1 39 £32,500 -13.33% 9
Huntingdon +9 18 £35,000 - 1
Ely +1 3 £32,000 -32.63%
St Neots - 3 £27,500 - 1
Chatteris - 1 £18,000 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 237 (34.30%) Linux
2 232 (33.57%) Microsoft
3 176 (25.47%) SQL Server
3 176 (25.47%) Degree
4 170 (24.60%) VMware
5 166 (24.02%) Active Directory
6 152 (22.00%) SQL
7 144 (20.84%) C#
8 133 (19.25%) C++
9 131 (18.96%) Software Engineering
10 123 (17.80%) Java
11 121 (17.51%) .NET
12 114 (16.50%) Python
13 111 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
14 103 (14.91%) HTML
15 100 (14.47%) Windows Server 2012
16 98 (14.18%) MS Excel
17 95 (13.75%) JavaScript
18 94 (13.60%) Computer Science
19 93 (13.46%) ITIL
20 92 (13.31%) Microsoft Certification
21 88 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
22 83 (12.01%) ASP.NET
22 83 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
23 81 (11.72%) Citrix
24 77 (11.14%) MS Exchange
24 77 (11.14%) Android
25 73 (10.56%) TCP/IP
26 72 (10.42%) C
27 71 (10.27%) Oracle

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 77 (11.14%) MS Exchange
2 60 (8.68%) Tomcat
3 54 (7.81%) SharePoint
4 53 (7.67%) IIS
5 50 (7.24%) Apache
6 42 (6.08%) Lync
7 40 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 22 (3.18%) Zope
8 22 (3.18%) Plone
9 18 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 17 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
11 16 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (2.03%) JBoss
13 12 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (1.59%) CMS
15 10 (1.45%) nginx
16 7 (1.01%) GlassFish
16 7 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 6 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 98 (14.18%) MS Excel
2 45 (6.51%) MS Office
3 10 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.58%) Tridion
3 4 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.43%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.92%) Office 365
2 15 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.29%) SaaS
5 2 (0.29%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.14%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 73 (10.56%) TCP/IP
2 63 (9.12%) DNS
2 63 (9.12%) SAN
3 55 (7.96%) Firewall
4 42 (6.08%) LAN
5 40 (5.79%) WAN
6 28 (4.05%) Internet
6 28 (4.05%) Wireless
7 26 (3.76%) DHCP
8 24 (3.47%) VPN
9 18 (2.60%) LDAP
10 17 (2.46%) SSL
11 13 (1.88%) VLAN
12 12 (1.74%) SMTP
13 11 (1.59%) SNMP
14 10 (1.45%) HTTP
14 10 (1.45%) Ethernet
14 10 (1.45%) Network Security
15 8 (1.16%) ICMP
16 6 (0.87%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (25.47%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.78%) MySQL
3 28 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (3.76%) Relational Database
6 22 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (1.88%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.16%) MariaDB
10 7 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.72%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.58%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.43%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.29%) Big Data
14 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (0.14%) Text Mining
15 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 50 (7.24%) Jenkins
2 27 (3.91%) Subversion
3 24 (3.47%) Selenium
4 19 (2.75%) Git (software)
5 16 (2.32%) Visual Studio
6 14 (2.03%) Moq
7 13 (1.88%) SpecFlow
7 13 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (1.01%) JIRA
9 6 (0.87%) TestNG
9 6 (0.87%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.87%) Mockito
10 5 (0.72%) LabVIEW
11 4 (0.58%) Xcode
11 4 (0.58%) WinRunner
11 4 (0.58%) QARun
12 3 (0.43%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.43%) FitNesse
12 3 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (4.63%) Finance
2 23 (3.33%) Automotive
3 20 (2.89%) Electronics
4 19 (2.75%) Marketing
5 16 (2.32%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.72%) Retail
7 5 (0.72%) Legal
8 3 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.43%) Banking
9 1 (0.14%) Law
9 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.14%) Military
9 1 (0.14%) French Language
9 1 (0.14%) German Language
9 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.14%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 118 (17.08%) Software Engineer
2 99 (14.33%) Developer
3 80 (11.58%) Support Engineer
4 74 (10.71%) Analyst
5 50 (7.24%) Administrator
6 36 (5.21%) Linux Engineer
7 35 (5.07%) Systems Engineer
8 33 (4.78%) Systems Administrator
8 33 (4.78%) Support Analyst
9 31 (4.49%) Consultant
10 29 (4.20%) 3rd Line Support
11 27 (3.91%) Technical Support
12 24 (3.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (3.47%) Senior Developer
13 22 (3.18%) Software Developer
13 22 (3.18%) Server Engineer
13 22 (3.18%) Linux Support
13 22 (3.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 21 (3.04%) IT Support
15 19 (2.75%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (17.51%) .NET
2 103 (14.91%) HTML
3 83 (12.01%) ASP.NET
4 53 (7.67%) jQuery
5 49 (7.09%) Web Services
6 45 (6.51%) CSS
7 42 (6.08%) MFC
8 31 (4.49%) HTML5
9 29 (4.20%) XML
10 22 (3.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (2.89%) J2EE
11 20 (2.89%) .NET Framework
12 19 (2.75%) Ajax
12 19 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (2.60%) WCF
14 13 (1.88%) REST
14 13 (1.88%) PhoneGap
14 13 (1.88%) Classic ASP
15 11 (1.59%) Java EE
15 11 (1.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 94 (13.60%) Computer Science
2 83 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (5.21%) Management Information System
4 30 (4.34%) Client/Server
4 30 (4.34%) Pocket PC
5 22 (3.18%) Mathematics
5 22 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (2.89%) Data Centre
7 17 (2.46%) Replication
8 16 (2.32%) Device Driver
8 16 (2.32%) User Experience
9 11 (1.59%) SecurID
10 10 (1.45%) LIMS
10 10 (1.45%) Internet of Things
11 9 (1.30%) Robotics
12 8 (1.16%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.16%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (1.01%) E-Learning
13 7 (1.01%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 237 (34.30%) Linux
2 111 (16.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 100 (14.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 77 (11.14%) Android
5 70 (10.13%) Windows 7
6 61 (8.83%) Apple iOS
7 52 (7.53%) UNIX
8 51 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (4.05%) Debian
11 27 (3.91%) Mac OS X
12 20 (2.89%) Windows 8
13 18 (2.60%) CentOS
14 9 (1.30%) Windows XP
15 8 (1.16%) Solaris
15 8 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
15 8 (1.16%) Windows Phone
16 6 (0.87%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.87%) AIX
17 4 (0.58%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (18.96%) Software Engineering
2 93 (13.46%) ITIL
3 88 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (6.37%) MVC
4 44 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (5.64%) Configuration Management
6 38 (5.50%) Project Management
6 38 (5.50%) DevOps
7 33 (4.78%) SDLC
8 32 (4.63%) Scrum
9 29 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
10 27 (3.91%) OO
11 22 (3.18%) Unit Testing
12 21 (3.04%) CRM
13 19 (2.75%) Line Management
14 18 (2.60%) Information Security
15 17 (2.46%) TDD
15 17 (2.46%) Android Development
15 17 (2.46%) Time Management
15 17 (2.46%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 152 (22.00%) SQL
2 144 (20.84%) C#
3 133 (19.25%) C++
4 123 (17.80%) Java
5 114 (16.50%) Python
6 95 (13.75%) JavaScript
7 72 (10.42%) C
8 67 (9.70%) Perl
9 47 (6.80%) PowerShell
10 44 (6.37%) Bash Shell
11 41 (5.93%) Objective-C
12 22 (3.18%) PHP
13 18 (2.60%) Ruby
14 16 (2.32%) VBScript
14 16 (2.32%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.30%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.87%) MATLAB
16 6 (0.87%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.72%) XAML
18 4 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 176 (25.47%) Degree
2 92 (13.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (6.80%) MCP
4 39 (5.64%) MCSE
5 22 (3.18%) Security Cleared
6 20 (2.89%) MCITP
7 15 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (2.03%) DV Cleared
9 13 (1.88%) SC Cleared
10 11 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (1.59%) MCSA
10 11 (1.59%) CCNA
11 10 (1.45%) LPIC
12 7 (1.01%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.72%) ISEB
13 5 (0.72%) Postgraduate
14 4 (0.58%) A+ Certification
14 4 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.62%) SLA
2 23 (3.33%) QA
3 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.29%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 166 (24.02%) Active Directory
2 68 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (6.51%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.32%) vSphere
5 12 (1.74%) Postfix
6 11 (1.59%) XenDesktop
7 10 (1.45%) XenApp
8 9 (1.30%) qmail
9 8 (1.16%) Varnish
10 6 (0.87%) Terminal Server
11 5 (0.72%) Firmware
11 5 (0.72%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.72%) XenServer
12 4 (0.58%) Xen
13 3 (0.43%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.43%) KVM
13 3 (0.43%) iptables
14 2 (0.29%) Docker
15 1 (0.14%) NFS
15 1 (0.14%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 14 (2.03%) SCCM
1 14 (2.03%) Puppet
2 12 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.45%) HAProxy
4 8 (1.16%) systemd
5 6 (0.87%) Backup Exec
6 4 (0.58%) ARCserve
7 3 (0.43%) Ansible
8 2 (0.29%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.29%) SCOM
9 1 (0.14%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.14%) WSUS
9 1 (0.14%) MOM
9 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.14%) SCSM
9 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 232 (33.57%) Microsoft
2 170 (24.60%) VMware
3 81 (11.72%) Citrix
4 71 (10.27%) Oracle
5 57 (8.25%) HP
6 51 (7.38%) Red Hat
7 46 (6.66%) Cisco
8 31 (4.49%) 3PAR
9 25 (3.62%) Veeam
10 18 (2.60%) Xamarin
11 14 (2.03%) NetApp
12 13 (1.88%) Sitecore
13 11 (1.59%) SAP
14 8 (1.16%) F5
15 7 (1.01%) Perforce
15 7 (1.01%) IBM
15 7 (1.01%) EMC
15 7 (1.01%) CheckPoint
16 6 (0.87%) Juniper
16 6 (0.87%) Tableau
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, h/c
Posted: 20 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £41,300 to £46,500
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Data Interchange
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum plus pension and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salt
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + exciting company
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, plus Pension, Health Plan, 25 days hol
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + relocation, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Abcam Plc
Salary: Excellent salary plus a flexible benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 16k-24k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Health, training, gym
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
GMSL
Salary: From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50k + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago