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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 410 388 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.88% 17.29% 17.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.30% 50.19% 61.05%
Number of salaries quoted 336 337 452
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £26,350 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
755 773 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 31.08% 34.45% 29.39%
Number of salaries quoted 613 661 739
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 £25,000 £27,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -2 288 £37,500 - 47
Peterborough -1 57 £37,500 +3.44% 13
Huntingdon -6 14 £37,500 +78.57%
Ely +2 3 £47,500 -
St Neots -1 1 £35,000 +9.37% 2
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 306 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 208 (27.51%) Linux
3 187 (24.74%) Degree
4 180 (23.81%) C#
5 168 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 143 (18.92%) Java
7 137 (18.12%) VMware
8 133 (17.59%) Computer Science
9 132 (17.46%) .NET
10 127 (16.80%) SQL
11 126 (16.67%) C++
12 121 (16.01%) Python
12 121 (16.01%) Software Engineering
13 118 (15.61%) Windows Server 2008
14 115 (15.21%) Agile Software Development
15 113 (14.95%) Citrix
16 109 (14.42%) MS Excel
17 107 (14.15%) SQL Server
18 106 (14.02%) MS Office
19 100 (13.23%) MS Exchange
20 96 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
21 87 (11.51%) ITIL
22 83 (10.98%) UNIX
22 83 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
23 81 (10.71%) C
23 81 (10.71%) Windows 7
24 70 (9.26%) Firewall
24 70 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
25 67 (8.86%) JavaScript
25 67 (8.86%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 100 (13.23%) MS Exchange
2 40 (5.29%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (2.78%) IIS
5 16 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (1.59%) Apache
7 11 (1.46%) OpenStack
7 11 (1.46%) CloudStack
8 10 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 9 (1.19%) Lync
10 8 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (1.06%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.79%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 5 (0.66%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.66%) Oracle Spatial
13 5 (0.66%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.53%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 109 (14.42%) MS Excel
2 106 (14.02%) MS Office
3 7 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.66%) Simulink
4 5 (0.66%) MS Project
5 4 (0.53%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.40%) SunGard APT
2 3 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.40%) FastVal
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.37%) Office 365
2 25 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (2.78%) SaaS
4 13 (1.72%) Google Apps
5 11 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.06%) PaaS
8 7 (0.93%) IaaS
9 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (0.53%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.53%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.13%) GitHub
11 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 70 (9.26%) Firewall
2 67 (8.86%) TCP/IP
3 62 (8.20%) Internet
4 31 (4.10%) LAN
4 31 (4.10%) WAN
5 30 (3.97%) SAN
6 28 (3.70%) DNS
7 25 (3.31%) VLAN
8 17 (2.25%) VPN
9 16 (2.12%) DHCP
10 14 (1.85%) VoIP
11 13 (1.72%) Network Security
12 12 (1.59%) HTTP
13 10 (1.32%) NAS
13 10 (1.32%) Wireless
14 8 (1.06%) LDAP
15 6 (0.79%) NetScaler
16 5 (0.66%) iSCSI
16 5 (0.66%) SSL
16 5 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.97%) MySQL
3 29 (3.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (1.46%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.19%) Big Data
7 9 (1.19%) DTS
7 9 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (1.06%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (0.93%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (0.93%) DB2
9 7 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.66%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 55 (7.28%) NUnit
2 48 (6.35%) Rhino Mocks
2 48 (6.35%) Moq
3 41 (5.42%) MSTest
4 27 (3.57%) Subversion
5 24 (3.17%) Git (software)
6 22 (2.91%) Visual Studio
7 17 (2.25%) Eclipse
8 16 (2.12%) Jenkins
9 15 (1.98%) Selenium
10 12 (1.59%) Hudson
11 9 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (0.93%) QUnit
13 5 (0.66%) FitNesse
13 5 (0.66%) Firebug
13 5 (0.66%) Toad
14 4 (0.53%) Ant
14 4 (0.53%) JUnit
14 4 (0.53%) CruiseControl
14 4 (0.53%) JIRA
General
1 41 (5.42%) Finance
2 34 (4.50%) Electronics
3 31 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.65%) Marketing
5 19 (2.51%) Automotive
6 17 (2.25%) Military
7 13 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.46%) Multimedia
9 10 (1.32%) Retail
10 9 (1.19%) Banking
10 9 (1.19%) Games
11 8 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.79%) Legal
13 5 (0.66%) Back Office
13 5 (0.66%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.53%) French Language
14 4 (0.53%) German Language
14 4 (0.53%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.53%) Japanese Language
15 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 178 (23.54%) Developer
2 98 (12.96%) Software Engineer
3 83 (10.98%) Administrator
4 82 (10.85%) Analyst
5 71 (9.39%) Support Engineer
6 46 (6.08%) C# Developer
7 43 (5.69%) Systems Administrator
8 41 (5.42%) IT Support
9 39 (5.16%) Support Analyst
10 35 (4.63%) Consultant
11 34 (4.50%) .NET Developer
11 34 (4.50%) C# .NET Developer
12 33 (4.37%) Junior
12 33 (4.37%) Test Engineer
13 30 (3.97%) Software Developer
14 29 (3.84%) Systems Engineer
15 28 (3.70%) Graduate
16 23 (3.04%) Support Technician
16 23 (3.04%) Java Developer
16 23 (3.04%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (17.46%) .NET
2 63 (8.33%) HTML
3 53 (7.01%) WPF
4 49 (6.48%) WinForms
5 46 (6.08%) Web Services
6 41 (5.42%) ASP.NET
6 41 (5.42%) Spring.NET
6 41 (5.42%) Castle Windsor
6 41 (5.42%) Ninject
6 41 (5.42%) Unity DI Container
7 34 (4.50%) XML
8 33 (4.37%) WCF
9 30 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (3.70%) CSS
11 24 (3.17%) .NET Framework
12 22 (2.91%) Razor View Engine
13 17 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 17 (2.25%) HTML5
14 14 (1.85%) REST
15 13 (1.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 133 (17.59%) Computer Science
2 60 (7.94%) Mathematics
3 41 (5.42%) Inversion of Control
4 29 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (3.17%) PKI
6 23 (3.04%) Cryptography
6 23 (3.04%) Blackberry
7 22 (2.91%) Open Source
7 22 (2.91%) Embedded Systems
7 22 (2.91%) Mobile App
8 17 (2.25%) Clustering
9 16 (2.12%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.59%) Device Driver
11 9 (1.19%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.19%) Physics
12 8 (1.06%) User Experience
13 7 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (0.93%) iPhone
13 7 (0.93%) Informatics
13 7 (0.93%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 208 (27.51%) Linux
2 118 (15.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 83 (10.98%) UNIX
4 81 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 70 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (7.01%) Windows XP
7 50 (6.61%) Android
8 30 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (3.17%) Apple iOS
10 21 (2.78%) Windows 8
11 20 (2.65%) Solaris
12 19 (2.51%) Mac OS X
13 18 (2.38%) Mac OS
14 13 (1.72%) Windows Phone
15 12 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (1.46%) Windows CE
17 9 (1.19%) Windows Vista
18 7 (0.93%) Ubuntu
19 6 (0.79%) AIX
19 6 (0.79%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (16.01%) Software Engineering
2 115 (15.21%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (11.51%) ITIL
4 50 (6.61%) Multithreading
5 48 (6.35%) MVVM
5 48 (6.35%) Scrum
6 46 (6.08%) TDD
7 45 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 41 (5.42%) OO
9 41 (5.42%) Kanban
9 41 (5.42%) Dependency Injection
10 40 (5.29%) MVC
11 31 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (3.57%) Information Security
13 26 (3.44%) OOP
14 25 (3.31%) Mentoring
15 24 (3.17%) Incident Management
16 21 (2.78%) Test Scripting
17 20 (2.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 180 (23.81%) C#
2 143 (18.92%) Java
3 127 (16.80%) SQL
4 126 (16.67%) C++
5 121 (16.01%) Python
6 81 (10.71%) C
7 67 (8.86%) JavaScript
8 63 (8.33%) Perl
9 49 (6.48%) PowerShell
10 31 (4.10%) Bash Shell
11 19 (2.51%) VB
12 18 (2.38%) VB.NET
13 17 (2.25%) T-SQL
13 17 (2.25%) Objective-C
13 17 (2.25%) Ruby
14 14 (1.85%) MATLAB
14 14 (1.85%) PHP
15 11 (1.46%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.06%) Embedded C
16 8 (1.06%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 187 (24.74%) Degree
2 83 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (6.08%) MCP
4 24 (3.17%) MCTS
5 23 (3.04%) Security Cleared
6 21 (2.78%) MCAD
6 21 (2.78%) MCSD
7 20 (2.65%) MCSE
8 16 (2.12%) MCSA
8 16 (2.12%) NCDA
9 15 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 14 (1.85%) NCIE
11 13 (1.72%) MCITP
12 10 (1.32%) CISSP
13 9 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (1.19%) ISEB
13 9 (1.19%) A+ Certification
14 8 (1.06%) CCA
15 7 (0.93%) Postgraduate
15 7 (0.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (6.75%) QA
2 25 (3.31%) SLA
3 17 (2.25%) ISO 9000
4 7 (0.93%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (0.40%) GAMP
5 3 (0.40%) GCP
5 3 (0.40%) GMP
6 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) WAI
7 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 168 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 96 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (8.73%) Hyper-V
4 26 (3.44%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (2.12%) XenDesktop
5 16 (2.12%) XenApp
6 6 (0.79%) vSphere
7 4 (0.53%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.40%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.40%) XenServer
9 2 (0.26%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.26%) NFS
10 1 (0.13%) PowerHA
10 1 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.13%) Xen
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 25 (3.31%) SCCM
2 11 (1.46%) Puppet
3 6 (0.79%) Backup Exec
4 5 (0.66%) Nagios
4 5 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.26%) CFEngine
7 2 (0.26%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.26%) Ansible
8 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.13%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 306 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 137 (18.12%) VMware
3 113 (14.95%) Citrix
4 52 (6.88%) Cisco
5 50 (6.61%) NetApp
6 48 (6.35%) Oracle
7 41 (5.42%) HP
8 16 (2.12%) Google
9 14 (1.85%) Red Gate
9 14 (1.85%) Dell
9 14 (1.85%) Red Hat
10 13 (1.72%) Avaya
11 11 (1.46%) Apple
11 11 (1.46%) MathWorks
12 10 (1.32%) QNX
12 10 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.32%) Zoho
13 8 (1.06%) EMC
14 7 (0.93%) CheckPoint
14 7 (0.93%) Mitel
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £44,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £60000 per annum - Bonus,Pension,Med,Dental
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Up to £25k & Corporate Benefits, Training, Car
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent package and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £62,000 per annum excellent package and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Great + Career Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £25k - £40k dep. on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £29000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
@ITS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Training and Career Progression!
Posted: 2 days ago