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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 360 579 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.22% 20.78% 20.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.19% 59.63% 59.24%
Number of salaries quoted 302 509 574
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
747 971 1082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.51% 34.85% 34.90%
Number of salaries quoted 614 844 937
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -6 279 £37,500 -5.06% 50
Peterborough -18 30 £40,000 +23.07% 7
St Neots -2 6 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Ely +6 3 £50,000 +53.84%
Huntingdon -6 3 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 249 (35.67%) Microsoft
2 229 (32.81%) Degree
3 220 (31.52%) Linux
4 180 (25.79%) C#
5 176 (25.21%) Active Directory
6 162 (23.21%) Java
7 158 (22.64%) .NET
8 152 (21.78%) SQL Server
9 135 (19.34%) SQL
10 109 (15.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 106 (15.19%) Computer Science
12 104 (14.90%) MS Excel
13 101 (14.47%) VMware
14 95 (13.61%) C++
15 94 (13.47%) TCP/IP
16 93 (13.32%) Oracle
17 92 (13.18%) Microsoft Certification
18 91 (13.04%) ITIL
19 87 (12.46%) Firewall
20 83 (11.89%) UNIX
21 81 (11.60%) MS Office
21 81 (11.60%) Windows 7
22 79 (11.32%) Software Engineering
23 75 (10.74%) Scrum
23 75 (10.74%) MS Exchange
24 74 (10.60%) WPF
25 71 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
25 71 (10.17%) JavaScript
26 69 (9.89%) Python
26 69 (9.89%) LAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 75 (10.74%) MS Exchange
2 55 (7.88%) SharePoint
3 48 (6.88%) IIS
4 32 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (3.87%) Lync
6 17 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 15 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (1.86%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (1.29%) JOnAS
10 9 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.15%) IBM Notes
12 7 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (1.00%) Apache
12 7 (1.00%) MS Project Server
13 4 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.43%) Documentum
15 2 (0.29%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 104 (14.90%) MS Excel
2 81 (11.60%) MS Office
3 8 (1.15%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.29%) MS Project
6 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
1 11 (1.58%) FastVal
1 11 (1.58%) SunGard APT
2 8 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.43%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.29%) Documaker
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Movex
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 19 (2.72%) SaaS
2 10 (1.43%) Office 365
3 9 (1.29%) Google Apps
3 9 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 94 (13.47%) TCP/IP
2 87 (12.46%) Firewall
3 69 (9.89%) LAN
4 59 (8.45%) DNS
5 48 (6.88%) Internet
6 44 (6.30%) DHCP
7 38 (5.44%) WAN
8 33 (4.73%) SAN
9 30 (4.30%) VPN
10 29 (4.15%) Wireless
11 24 (3.44%) VLAN
12 20 (2.87%) VoIP
13 16 (2.29%) LDAP
14 15 (2.15%) NAS
14 15 (2.15%) Network Security
15 14 (2.01%) IPsec
16 13 (1.86%) NetScaler
17 10 (1.43%) HTTP
18 9 (1.29%) IP Telephony
18 9 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (21.78%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.30%) Relational Database
3 26 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (3.44%) MySQL
5 21 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (2.15%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.43%) DTS
12 9 (1.29%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.57%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.57%) IDOL
16 3 (0.43%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 65 (9.31%) NUnit
2 58 (8.31%) MSTest
2 58 (8.31%) Moq
3 56 (8.02%) Rhino Mocks
4 37 (5.30%) Visual Studio
5 19 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (2.29%) Git (software)
7 12 (1.72%) Subversion
8 7 (1.00%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.86%) Selenium
10 5 (0.72%) LabVIEW
10 5 (0.72%) Maven
10 5 (0.72%) JUnit
11 4 (0.57%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.43%) Toad
12 3 (0.43%) Firebug
12 3 (0.43%) FitNesse
12 3 (0.43%) Hudson
12 3 (0.43%) SCons
General
1 64 (9.17%) Finance
2 31 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 29 (4.15%) Automotive
4 28 (4.01%) Electronics
5 13 (1.86%) Marketing
6 7 (1.00%) Games
7 6 (0.86%) Law
8 5 (0.72%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.72%) Banking
8 5 (0.72%) Retail
9 4 (0.57%) French Language
9 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.57%) Advertising
10 3 (0.43%) Military
10 3 (0.43%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.29%) Legal
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
12 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.14%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 175 (25.07%) Developer
2 88 (12.61%) Software Engineer
3 85 (12.18%) Support Engineer
4 81 (11.60%) Analyst
5 74 (10.60%) Administrator
6 56 (8.02%) .NET Developer
7 53 (7.59%) C# Developer
8 52 (7.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 48 (6.88%) Systems Administrator
10 43 (6.16%) Consultant
11 41 (5.87%) Support Analyst
12 38 (5.44%) Software Developer
13 36 (5.16%) Test Engineer
14 33 (4.73%) IT Support
15 32 (4.58%) Junior
15 32 (4.58%) Graduate
16 30 (4.30%) Graduate Developer
17 29 (4.15%) Applications Support
18 28 (4.01%) C++ Software Engineer
19 26 (3.72%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (22.64%) .NET
2 74 (10.60%) WPF
3 66 (9.46%) WinForms
4 58 (8.31%) ASP.NET
5 55 (7.88%) Castle Windsor
5 55 (7.88%) Ninject
5 55 (7.88%) Spring.NET
5 55 (7.88%) Unity DI Container
6 50 (7.16%) Web Services
7 41 (5.87%) WCF
7 41 (5.87%) HTML
8 36 (5.16%) CSS
9 34 (4.87%) .NET Framework
10 29 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (4.15%) jQuery
11 23 (3.30%) J2EE
11 23 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 22 (3.15%) Razor View Engine
13 19 (2.72%) XML
13 19 (2.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 106 (15.19%) Computer Science
2 55 (7.88%) Inversion of Control
3 43 (6.16%) Mathematics
4 38 (5.44%) Clustering
5 24 (3.44%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.01%) GIS
7 20 (2.87%) Device Driver
7 20 (2.87%) Blackberry
8 17 (2.44%) Firmware
9 15 (2.15%) LIMS
10 14 (2.01%) Grid Computing
11 13 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.86%) Informatics
12 12 (1.72%) Mobile App
13 11 (1.58%) Physics
14 10 (1.43%) Replication
15 9 (1.29%) Open Source
16 8 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
16 8 (1.15%) Robotics
17 7 (1.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 220 (31.52%) Linux
2 109 (15.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 83 (11.89%) UNIX
4 81 (11.60%) Windows 7
5 64 (9.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 49 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (5.01%) Windows XP
7 35 (5.01%) Windows 8
8 29 (4.15%) Android
9 24 (3.44%) Mac OS X
10 22 (3.15%) Apple iOS
11 19 (2.72%) Windows 2000
11 19 (2.72%) Solaris
12 14 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (1.72%) Windows Phone
14 8 (1.15%) Ubuntu
15 7 (1.00%) Windows Phone 8
16 5 (0.72%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.72%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.57%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (13.04%) ITIL
2 79 (11.32%) Software Engineering
3 75 (10.74%) Scrum
4 68 (9.74%) TDD
5 67 (9.60%) OO
6 63 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
7 60 (8.60%) MVVM
8 57 (8.17%) Kanban
9 55 (7.88%) Dependency Injection
10 52 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 47 (6.73%) MVC
12 43 (6.16%) OOP
13 41 (5.87%) Multithreading
14 39 (5.59%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (5.16%) Incident Management
16 33 (4.73%) Asset Management
16 33 (4.73%) Project Management
17 31 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
18 25 (3.58%) Data Modelling
18 25 (3.58%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 180 (25.79%) C#
2 162 (23.21%) Java
3 135 (19.34%) SQL
4 95 (13.61%) C++
5 71 (10.17%) JavaScript
6 69 (9.89%) Python
7 60 (8.60%) Perl
8 48 (6.88%) C
9 34 (4.87%) VB
10 33 (4.73%) VB.NET
11 24 (3.44%) Ruby
12 22 (3.15%) T-SQL
13 21 (3.01%) Bash Shell
14 17 (2.44%) PL/SQL
15 15 (2.15%) Objective-C
15 15 (2.15%) PHP
15 15 (2.15%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.86%) Embedded C
16 6 (0.86%) VBScript
17 5 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 229 (32.81%) Degree
2 92 (13.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (8.17%) MCP
4 39 (5.59%) MCTS
5 28 (4.01%) MCAD
5 28 (4.01%) MCSD
6 27 (3.87%) MCSE
7 24 (3.44%) MCITP
8 23 (3.30%) MCSA
9 22 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (2.87%) CCNA
11 12 (1.72%) ISEB
11 12 (1.72%) ISTQB
12 11 (1.58%) CCA
12 11 (1.58%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (1.15%) CCIA
15 6 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (0.72%) MCDST
17 4 (0.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.45%) QA
2 23 (3.30%) SLA
3 8 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (1.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 7 (1.00%) GAMP
4 7 (1.00%) GCP
4 7 (1.00%) GMP
5 3 (0.43%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 176 (25.21%) Active Directory
2 71 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (7.59%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.72%) XenApp
5 18 (2.58%) XenDesktop
6 9 (1.29%) XenServer
7 6 (0.86%) vSphere
8 4 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.29%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.29%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.14%) NDS
10 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 46 (6.59%) SCCM
2 20 (2.87%) Puppet
3 14 (2.01%) SCOM
3 14 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (1.58%) SCSM
4 11 (1.58%) SCVMM
5 10 (1.43%) WSUS
6 9 (1.29%) Backup Exec
7 8 (1.15%) SCDPM
8 7 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (1.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.43%) Nagios
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 2 (0.29%) Control-M
11 1 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 249 (35.67%) Microsoft
2 101 (14.47%) VMware
3 93 (13.32%) Oracle
4 65 (9.31%) Citrix
5 57 (8.17%) Cisco
6 27 (3.87%) Symantec
7 22 (3.15%) HP
8 19 (2.72%) SAP
9 13 (1.86%) NetApp
10 11 (1.58%) SunGard
10 11 (1.58%) Sun
10 11 (1.58%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.29%) Google
11 9 (1.29%) Juniper
12 8 (1.15%) F5
12 8 (1.15%) Veeam
12 8 (1.15%) Qualys
12 8 (1.15%) Lotus
12 8 (1.15%) Sourcefire
12 8 (1.15%) Fortinet
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Up to £40k & Excellent Corporate Benefits & Ca
Posted: 9 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £34,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £15000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Webrecruit
Salary: £30,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £0
Posted: 2 days ago
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MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year
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Salary: £35k - 42k per year
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