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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 408 348 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.08% 16.07% 19.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.26% 45.85% 58.34%
Number of salaries quoted 311 263 464
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
752 759 941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.64% 35.06% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 594 590 771
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 December 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 December 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 -3 269 £35,000 -6.66% 36
Peterborough +2 70 £27,500 -18.51% 10
Huntingdon 0 16 £37,500 +25.00% 2
St Neots +1 7 £28,000 -34.11%
Chatteris - 3 £17,500 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 356 (43.73%) Microsoft
2 228 (28.01%) Linux
3 198 (24.32%) Active Directory
4 195 (23.96%) Degree
5 151 (18.55%) MS Excel
6 147 (18.06%) Software Engineering
7 146 (17.94%) VMware
7 146 (17.94%) C#
8 145 (17.81%) Java
9 140 (17.20%) SQL
10 133 (16.34%) C++
11 131 (16.09%) ITIL
12 129 (15.85%) Python
13 126 (15.48%) SQL Server
14 124 (15.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 120 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
16 118 (14.50%) Computer Science
17 117 (14.37%) MS Exchange
18 116 (14.25%) Citrix
19 108 (13.27%) .NET
20 106 (13.02%) MS Office
21 98 (12.04%) UNIX
21 98 (12.04%) TCP/IP
22 91 (11.18%) C
23 86 (10.57%) Windows 7
24 82 (10.07%) VMware Infrastructure
25 80 (9.83%) Hyper-V
26 79 (9.71%) Windows Server 2012
27 69 (8.48%) Microsoft Certification
27 69 (8.48%) Windows XP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 117 (14.37%) MS Exchange
2 59 (7.25%) SharePoint
3 31 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (2.83%) IIS
5 19 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (1.84%) Lync
7 10 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (1.11%) OpenStack
8 9 (1.11%) CloudStack
8 9 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (1.11%) Apache
8 9 (1.11%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.61%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.61%) LiveCycle
11 5 (0.61%) Oracle Spatial
11 5 (0.61%) JBoss
11 5 (0.61%) Documentum
Applications
1 151 (18.55%) MS Excel
2 106 (13.02%) MS Office
3 6 (0.74%) Simulink
4 5 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.49%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.25%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.55%) Office 365
2 16 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.72%) SaaS
4 12 (1.47%) PaaS
5 10 (1.23%) IaaS
6 4 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.37%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.37%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.25%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.12%) GitHub
9 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.12%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 98 (12.04%) TCP/IP
2 67 (8.23%) Firewall
3 59 (7.25%) Internet
4 46 (5.65%) DNS
5 44 (5.41%) WAN
6 43 (5.28%) LAN
7 39 (4.79%) SAN
8 28 (3.44%) DHCP
9 22 (2.70%) VPN
9 22 (2.70%) NAS
10 18 (2.21%) VLAN
11 17 (2.09%) Wireless
11 17 (2.09%) iSCSI
12 16 (1.97%) Network Security
12 16 (1.97%) VoIP
13 13 (1.60%) Fibre Channel
14 12 (1.47%) NetScaler
14 12 (1.47%) HTTP
15 10 (1.23%) FTP
16 7 (0.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (3.19%) MySQL
4 15 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (1.60%) Big Data
6 12 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (1.35%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.86%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.74%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.74%) Text Mining
9 6 (0.74%) DB2
10 5 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.49%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (0.49%) OLAP
12 3 (0.37%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 36 (4.42%) Jenkins
2 30 (3.69%) NUnit
3 28 (3.44%) Visual Studio
4 27 (3.32%) Moq
5 25 (3.07%) Git (software)
5 25 (3.07%) Eclipse
6 24 (2.95%) Rhino Mocks
7 23 (2.83%) Subversion
8 19 (2.33%) MSTest
9 15 (1.84%) Selenium
10 13 (1.60%) Hudson
11 12 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (1.23%) Maven
13 9 (1.11%) Ant
14 8 (0.98%) JIRA
14 8 (0.98%) LabVIEW
15 7 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 7 (0.86%) MSBuild
16 6 (0.74%) QUnit
17 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 35 (4.30%) Electronics
2 28 (3.44%) Finance
3 24 (2.95%) Marketing
4 21 (2.58%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.47%) Automotive
5 12 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.35%) Retail
7 10 (1.23%) Military
7 10 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.86%) Banking
8 7 (0.86%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.49%) German Language
9 4 (0.49%) Back Office
9 4 (0.49%) Games
9 4 (0.49%) Japanese Language
10 3 (0.37%) Advertising
10 3 (0.37%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.37%) French Language
11 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 145 (17.81%) Developer
2 113 (13.88%) Software Engineer
3 104 (12.78%) Analyst
4 82 (10.07%) Support Engineer
5 69 (8.48%) Administrator
6 58 (7.13%) IT Support
7 53 (6.51%) Consultant
8 52 (6.39%) Systems Engineer
8 52 (6.39%) Service Analyst
8 52 (6.39%) Service Desk Analyst
9 47 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
10 44 (5.41%) Support Analyst
11 39 (4.79%) Software Developer
12 35 (4.30%) C# Developer
13 32 (3.93%) Test Engineer
14 30 (3.69%) Support Technician
15 27 (3.32%) Team Leader
16 26 (3.19%) Graduate
16 26 (3.19%) Senior Software Engineer
17 25 (3.07%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (13.27%) .NET
2 57 (7.00%) HTML
3 35 (4.30%) Web Services
4 34 (4.18%) ASP.NET
5 30 (3.69%) WPF
6 28 (3.44%) XML
6 28 (3.44%) CSS
6 28 (3.44%) WinForms
7 22 (2.70%) WCF
8 21 (2.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (2.46%) jQuery
10 18 (2.21%) Spring.NET
10 18 (2.21%) Castle Windsor
10 18 (2.21%) Ninject
10 18 (2.21%) Unity DI Container
11 16 (1.97%) REST
12 15 (1.84%) HTML5
13 13 (1.60%) .NET Framework
14 11 (1.35%) Razor View Engine
14 11 (1.35%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 118 (14.50%) Computer Science
2 57 (7.00%) Mathematics
3 36 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (3.07%) Cryptography
5 24 (2.95%) Open Source
6 22 (2.70%) Blackberry
7 21 (2.58%) PKI
7 21 (2.58%) Device Driver
8 20 (2.46%) Embedded Systems
9 19 (2.33%) Mobile App
10 18 (2.21%) Inversion of Control
11 12 (1.47%) Informatics
11 12 (1.47%) Life Science
11 12 (1.47%) GIS
12 10 (1.23%) LIMS
12 10 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (1.23%) iPhone
13 9 (1.11%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.98%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 228 (28.01%) Linux
2 124 (15.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 98 (12.04%) UNIX
4 86 (10.57%) Windows 7
5 79 (9.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 69 (8.48%) Windows XP
7 65 (7.99%) Android
8 30 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (3.69%) Apple iOS
9 29 (3.56%) Windows 8
10 19 (2.33%) Solaris
11 16 (1.97%) Windows Phone
12 15 (1.84%) Mac OS
13 13 (1.60%) AIX
13 13 (1.60%) HPUX
14 12 (1.47%) Mac OS X
14 12 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (1.35%) CentOS
16 10 (1.23%) Windows CE
17 6 (0.74%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (18.06%) Software Engineering
2 131 (16.09%) ITIL
3 120 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (5.90%) OO
5 40 (4.91%) Multithreading
6 32 (3.93%) Scrum
7 29 (3.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 29 (3.56%) Service Delivery
7 29 (3.56%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (3.44%) Configuration Management
9 27 (3.32%) Automated Testing
10 26 (3.19%) MVC
11 25 (3.07%) TDD
11 25 (3.07%) MVVM
12 24 (2.95%) Incident Management
12 24 (2.95%) Information Security
13 23 (2.83%) Test Scripting
14 22 (2.70%) Data Protection
15 20 (2.46%) Dependency Injection
15 20 (2.46%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 146 (17.94%) C#
2 145 (17.81%) Java
3 140 (17.20%) SQL
4 133 (16.34%) C++
5 129 (15.85%) Python
6 91 (11.18%) C
7 61 (7.49%) JavaScript
8 56 (6.88%) Perl
9 51 (6.27%) PowerShell
10 21 (2.58%) Bash Shell
10 21 (2.58%) Objective-C
11 15 (1.84%) MATLAB
12 14 (1.72%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.47%) PHP
14 8 (0.98%) Ruby
15 7 (0.86%) T-SQL
15 7 (0.86%) VB
15 7 (0.86%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.74%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.61%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 195 (23.96%) Degree
2 69 (8.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (4.91%) MCP
4 25 (3.07%) Security Cleared
5 22 (2.70%) MCSE
6 17 (2.09%) MCSA
6 17 (2.09%) NCDA
6 17 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (1.97%) MCTS
8 15 (1.84%) MCITP
8 15 (1.84%) NCIE
8 15 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.23%) A+ Certification
10 9 (1.11%) MCAD
10 9 (1.11%) MCSD
11 8 (0.98%) Postgraduate
11 8 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (0.98%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.98%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.04%) SLA
2 34 (4.18%) QA
3 15 (1.84%) ISO 9000
4 11 (1.35%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (0.37%) GAMP
5 3 (0.37%) GCP
5 3 (0.37%) GMP
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) JTAG
System Software
1 198 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 82 (10.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (9.83%) Hyper-V
4 29 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (2.95%) XenApp
6 21 (2.58%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.11%) Xen
8 7 (0.86%) vSphere
8 7 (0.86%) XenServer
8 7 (0.86%) Firmware
9 6 (0.74%) NFS
10 4 (0.49%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.49%) Sendmail
11 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.12%) PowerHA
12 1 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 39 (4.79%) SCCM
2 13 (1.60%) Puppet
3 7 (0.86%) Ansible
4 6 (0.74%) Backup Exec
4 6 (0.74%) SCOrch
5 5 (0.61%) SCOM
6 4 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.49%) CFEngine
6 4 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.37%) Nagios
8 2 (0.25%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.25%) SCSM
8 2 (0.25%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.12%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.12%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.12%) DameWare
9 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 356 (43.73%) Microsoft
2 146 (17.94%) VMware
3 116 (14.25%) Citrix
4 62 (7.62%) Cisco
5 61 (7.49%) Oracle
6 58 (7.13%) NetApp
7 51 (6.27%) HP
8 21 (2.58%) EMC
9 19 (2.33%) Red Hat
9 19 (2.33%) Apple
10 18 (2.21%) Dell
11 17 (2.09%) Mitel
12 10 (1.23%) Red Gate
13 9 (1.11%) QNX
13 9 (1.11%) MathWorks
13 9 (1.11%) SAP
14 8 (0.98%) Symantec
14 8 (0.98%) Google
15 7 (0.86%) CheckPoint
15 7 (0.86%) IBM
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50k plus benefits DOE
Posted: 4 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 48k plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50k plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40 - 50k plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Shift allowance plus bens
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 Per Annum Share Options
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum & Bonus, Training, Health, Pension, Life, Flex
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £45K + Car Allowance, Corporate Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Amazing benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £ competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago