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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 358 444 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.67% 18.58% 20.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.18% 57.51% 66.87%
Number of salaries quoted 305 392 449
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,600
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
743 772 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.44% 32.30% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 592 680 688
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 23 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 23 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 -1 271 £37,500 - 41
Peterborough -7 43 £37,500 +10.29% 11
Huntingdon -8 9 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Ely +2 2 £47,500 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 240 (33.57%) Linux
2 236 (33.01%) Microsoft
3 202 (28.25%) Degree
4 183 (25.59%) C#
5 159 (22.24%) Active Directory
6 151 (21.12%) .NET
7 145 (20.28%) Java
8 122 (17.06%) SQL
8 122 (17.06%) Computer Science
9 120 (16.78%) C++
9 120 (16.78%) SQL Server
10 115 (16.08%) VMware
11 113 (15.80%) Software Engineering
12 112 (15.66%) Windows Server 2008
13 101 (14.13%) Python
14 99 (13.85%) MS Office
15 96 (13.43%) MS Exchange
16 87 (12.17%) ITIL
17 86 (12.03%) MS Excel
17 86 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification
18 85 (11.89%) Citrix
18 85 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure
19 81 (11.33%) UNIX
20 77 (10.77%) TCP/IP
21 74 (10.35%) Windows 7
22 71 (9.93%) Perl
23 69 (9.65%) Firewall
24 67 (9.37%) WPF
25 66 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
25 66 (9.23%) JavaScript

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 96 (13.43%) MS Exchange
2 40 (5.59%) SharePoint
3 33 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (3.78%) IIS
5 19 (2.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 19 (2.66%) Lync
6 16 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (2.10%) Apache
8 12 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (1.54%) WebLogic
10 10 (1.40%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.98%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.98%) CloudStack
13 6 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.70%) JOnAS
15 4 (0.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 4 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 99 (13.85%) MS Office
2 86 (12.03%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.98%) MS Project
4 6 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (1.54%) SunGard APT
1 11 (1.54%) FastVal
2 7 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.14%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (3.50%) SaaS
2 20 (2.80%) Office 365
3 13 (1.82%) Google Apps
4 11 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.84%) PaaS
8 5 (0.70%) IaaS
9 4 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.56%) CloudFront
9 4 (0.56%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 77 (10.77%) TCP/IP
2 69 (9.65%) Firewall
3 61 (8.53%) Internet
4 50 (6.99%) LAN
5 34 (4.76%) DNS
6 31 (4.34%) WAN
6 31 (4.34%) SAN
7 28 (3.92%) DHCP
8 26 (3.64%) VLAN
9 21 (2.94%) VPN
10 17 (2.38%) LDAP
11 16 (2.24%) Wireless
12 15 (2.10%) NAS
13 14 (1.96%) Network Security
14 13 (1.82%) VoIP
15 11 (1.54%) NetScaler
16 10 (1.40%) HTTP
17 9 (1.26%) SSL
18 7 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
19 6 (0.84%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (16.78%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.76%) MySQL
3 31 (4.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (2.94%) NoSQL
5 20 (2.80%) 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 12 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (1.54%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (1.26%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
16 5 (0.70%) Text Mining
17 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 62 (8.67%) NUnit
2 57 (7.97%) Rhino Mocks
2 57 (7.97%) Moq
3 55 (7.69%) MSTest
4 27 (3.78%) Visual Studio
4 27 (3.78%) Subversion
5 24 (3.36%) Git (software)
6 15 (2.10%) Eclipse
7 13 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (1.54%) Selenium
9 7 (0.98%) FitNesse
10 6 (0.84%) Firebug
10 6 (0.84%) MSBuild
10 6 (0.84%) Hudson
11 5 (0.70%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.70%) Maven
11 5 (0.70%) JIRA
11 5 (0.70%) Toad
11 5 (0.70%) CruiseControl
12 4 (0.56%) QUnit
General
1 66 (9.23%) Finance
2 35 (4.90%) Electronics
3 31 (4.34%) Telecoms
4 28 (3.92%) Automotive
5 16 (2.24%) Marketing
6 14 (1.96%) Banking
7 13 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.54%) Games
9 9 (1.26%) Military
9 9 (1.26%) Retail
10 7 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.84%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.84%) Legal
12 5 (0.70%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.56%) French Language
13 4 (0.56%) German Language
13 4 (0.56%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.56%) Japanese Language
14 2 (0.28%) Law
15 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 192 (26.85%) Developer
2 103 (14.41%) Software Engineer
3 89 (12.45%) Administrator
4 83 (11.61%) Analyst
5 67 (9.37%) Support Engineer
6 52 (7.27%) .NET Developer
7 50 (6.99%) C# Developer
8 44 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
9 43 (6.01%) C# .NET Developer
10 41 (5.73%) Junior
11 38 (5.31%) IT Support
12 36 (5.03%) Support Analyst
13 34 (4.76%) Graduate
14 30 (4.20%) Test Engineer
14 30 (4.20%) Graduate Developer
15 29 (4.06%) Software Developer
16 27 (3.78%) Junior Developer
17 25 (3.50%) Junior .NET Developer
18 24 (3.36%) Graduate .NET Developer
19 23 (3.22%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (21.12%) .NET
2 67 (9.37%) WPF
3 60 (8.39%) WinForms
4 56 (7.83%) HTML
5 53 (7.41%) Spring.NET
5 53 (7.41%) Castle Windsor
5 53 (7.41%) Ninject
5 53 (7.41%) Unity DI Container
6 50 (6.99%) ASP.NET
7 46 (6.43%) Web Services
8 41 (5.73%) WCF
9 35 (4.90%) .NET Framework
10 34 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (4.62%) CSS
12 27 (3.78%) XML
12 27 (3.78%) Razor View Engine
13 25 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 23 (3.22%) J2EE
15 20 (2.80%) HTML5
16 18 (2.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 122 (17.06%) Computer Science
2 55 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 53 (7.41%) Inversion of Control
4 32 (4.48%) Clustering
5 24 (3.36%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.94%) Device Driver
7 20 (2.80%) Blackberry
8 19 (2.66%) Open Source
9 18 (2.52%) Mobile App
10 17 (2.38%) Firmware
11 16 (2.24%) PKI
11 16 (2.24%) Embedded Systems
12 15 (2.10%) Grid Computing
12 15 (2.10%) Cryptography
13 13 (1.82%) Informatics
14 11 (1.54%) LIMS
15 10 (1.40%) Thin Client
15 10 (1.40%) Fat Client
16 9 (1.26%) Physics
17 7 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 240 (33.57%) Linux
2 112 (15.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (11.33%) UNIX
4 74 (10.35%) Windows 7
5 66 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (6.99%) Android
7 49 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (5.03%) Windows XP
9 32 (4.48%) Apple iOS
10 26 (3.64%) Solaris
11 23 (3.22%) Mac OS X
12 18 (2.52%) Windows 8
12 18 (2.52%) Windows Phone
13 15 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (1.96%) Mac OS
15 13 (1.82%) Windows CE
16 9 (1.26%) Windows Vista
16 9 (1.26%) Windows Phone 8
17 6 (0.84%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.84%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (15.80%) Software Engineering
2 87 (12.17%) ITIL
3 63 (8.81%) Multithreading
4 60 (8.39%) TDD
5 59 (8.25%) MVVM
6 58 (8.11%) Scrum
7 57 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (7.41%) Kanban
8 53 (7.41%) Dependency Injection
9 51 (7.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 50 (6.99%) MVC
11 49 (6.85%) OO
12 44 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (5.31%) Incident Management
14 30 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
15 29 (4.06%) OOP
16 27 (3.78%) Project Management
17 24 (3.36%) Web Application Development
18 19 (2.66%) Web Development
19 17 (2.38%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 183 (25.59%) C#
2 145 (20.28%) Java
3 122 (17.06%) SQL
4 120 (16.78%) C++
5 101 (14.13%) Python
6 71 (9.93%) Perl
7 66 (9.23%) JavaScript
8 64 (8.95%) C
9 36 (5.03%) Bash Shell
10 32 (4.48%) VB
11 31 (4.34%) VB.NET
12 25 (3.50%) PowerShell
13 23 (3.22%) T-SQL
14 21 (2.94%) Objective-C
15 20 (2.80%) Ruby
16 18 (2.52%) PHP
17 15 (2.10%) PL/SQL
18 9 (1.26%) Embedded C
18 9 (1.26%) Embedded C++
19 7 (0.98%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 202 (28.25%) Degree
2 86 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (6.43%) MCP
4 27 (3.78%) MCTS
5 25 (3.50%) MCAD
5 25 (3.50%) MCSD
6 23 (3.22%) MCITP
7 21 (2.94%) MCSA
8 19 (2.66%) MCSE
9 16 (2.24%) Security Cleared
10 14 (1.96%) ISEB
11 12 (1.68%) ISTQB
12 11 (1.54%) CCNA
12 11 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (1.26%) CCA
13 9 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (1.26%) CISSP
14 8 (1.12%) Postgraduate
15 7 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (8.39%) QA
2 25 (3.50%) SLA
3 11 (1.54%) 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%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.70%) PCI DSS
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
1 159 (22.24%) Active Directory
2 85 (11.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (7.27%) Hyper-V
4 15 (2.10%) XenDesktop
5 14 (1.96%) XenApp
6 10 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.70%) XenServer
8 4 (0.56%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.56%) vSphere
9 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.14%) Varnish
10 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.14%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 28 (3.92%) SCCM
2 22 (3.08%) Puppet
3 16 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (0.84%) Nagios
5 6 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (0.84%) Backup Exec
5 6 (0.84%) WSUS
6 4 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (0.56%) SCDPM
6 4 (0.56%) Opsview
7 2 (0.28%) Ansible
7 2 (0.28%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.14%) SCOM
8 1 (0.14%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 236 (33.01%) Microsoft
2 115 (16.08%) VMware
3 85 (11.89%) Citrix
4 53 (7.41%) Oracle
5 48 (6.71%) Cisco
6 33 (4.62%) HP
7 22 (3.08%) NetApp
8 14 (1.96%) Avaya
8 14 (1.96%) Symantec
8 14 (1.96%) Google
8 14 (1.96%) Red Gate
9 12 (1.68%) Sun
10 11 (1.54%) SunGard
10 11 (1.54%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.54%) QNX
11 10 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.40%) Veeam
11 10 (1.40%) Zoho
12 8 (1.12%) Apple
12 8 (1.12%) Dell
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Career Progression!
Posted: 5 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 11 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Volt
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 37k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £62000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Competetive
Posted: 3 days ago