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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 360 361 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.31% 15.19% 19.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.43% 50.70% 57.39%
Number of salaries quoted 306 302 461
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
638 712 927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.67% 29.95% 34.64%
Number of salaries quoted 551 584 797
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -3 252 £40,000 +6.66% 59
Peterborough +10 42 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Huntingdon +8 13 £29,500 -1.66%
St Neots -5 2 £68,750 +111.53% 2
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 274 (36.15%) Microsoft
2 244 (32.19%) Linux
3 200 (26.39%) Degree
4 185 (24.41%) Active Directory
5 168 (22.16%) Software Engineering
6 166 (21.90%) SQL Server
7 157 (20.71%) VMware
8 152 (20.05%) SQL
9 150 (19.79%) C++
10 143 (18.87%) Java
11 130 (17.15%) MS Excel
12 128 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
13 125 (16.49%) C#
14 118 (15.57%) Python
14 118 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 110 (14.51%) .NET
16 109 (14.38%) MS Exchange
17 107 (14.12%) C
18 106 (13.98%) Computer Science
19 99 (13.06%) ITIL
19 99 (13.06%) UNIX
20 97 (12.80%) TCP/IP
21 94 (12.40%) Android
22 90 (11.87%) Citrix
23 82 (10.82%) Windows 7
24 81 (10.69%) JavaScript
25 77 (10.16%) Windows Server 2012
26 76 (10.03%) HTML
27 65 (8.58%) Web Services
28 63 (8.31%) OO

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 109 (14.38%) MS Exchange
2 55 (7.26%) SharePoint
3 47 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 42 (5.54%) IIS
5 32 (4.22%) Tomcat
6 28 (3.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 26 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 24 (3.17%) JBoss
9 23 (3.03%) Apache
10 17 (2.24%) Lync
11 12 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (1.19%) OpenStack
13 9 (1.19%) Zope
13 9 (1.19%) Plone
13 9 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.92%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.79%) CMS
15 6 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 130 (17.15%) MS Excel
2 58 (7.65%) MS Office
3 4 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.26%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.13%) Simulink
5 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.40%) Tridion
3 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.26%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.56%) Office 365
2 19 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.06%) SaaS
5 7 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.79%) PaaS
7 5 (0.66%) IaaS
7 5 (0.66%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 97 (12.80%) TCP/IP
2 48 (6.33%) Firewall
3 47 (6.20%) Internet
3 47 (6.20%) DNS
4 45 (5.94%) SAN
5 43 (5.67%) WAN
6 37 (4.88%) LAN
7 31 (4.09%) DHCP
8 23 (3.03%) VPN
8 23 (3.03%) Wireless
9 19 (2.51%) Network Security
10 15 (1.98%) HTTP
10 15 (1.98%) Ethernet
11 14 (1.85%) VLAN
11 14 (1.85%) SSL
12 13 (1.72%) NAS
12 13 (1.72%) VoIP
13 12 (1.58%) NetScaler
14 11 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
14 11 (1.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (21.90%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (3.69%) MySQL
5 26 (3.43%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.24%) RDBMS
7 12 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.45%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.06%) DB2
11 7 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (0.92%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.66%) Big Data
12 5 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.40%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.40%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 57 (7.52%) Jenkins
2 31 (4.09%) Visual Studio
3 26 (3.43%) Git (software)
4 20 (2.64%) Selenium
5 15 (1.98%) JIRA
6 13 (1.72%) Maven
6 13 (1.72%) Moq
7 11 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.32%) Hudson
8 10 (1.32%) SpecFlow
8 10 (1.32%) Eclipse
8 10 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (1.19%) Ant
10 8 (1.06%) Subversion
10 8 (1.06%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.79%) CruiseControl
11 6 (0.79%) JUnit
12 5 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.66%) Mercurial
General
1 37 (4.88%) Electronics
2 25 (3.30%) Finance
3 18 (2.37%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.24%) Marketing
5 14 (1.85%) Automotive
6 12 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.06%) Banking
8 7 (0.92%) Retail
9 5 (0.66%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.40%) Advertising
10 3 (0.40%) Games
10 3 (0.40%) Military
10 3 (0.40%) German Language
10 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.40%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.26%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.26%) Law
11 2 (0.26%) Legal
11 2 (0.26%) French Language
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 145 (19.13%) Software Engineer
2 130 (17.15%) Developer
3 96 (12.66%) Analyst
4 69 (9.10%) Support Engineer
5 49 (6.46%) IT Support
6 47 (6.20%) Administrator
7 44 (5.80%) Software Developer
8 43 (5.67%) Consultant
8 43 (5.67%) Service Analyst
9 42 (5.54%) Systems Engineer
9 42 (5.54%) Service Desk Analyst
10 36 (4.75%) Systems Administrator
10 36 (4.75%) Architect
11 32 (4.22%) 3rd Line Support
12 31 (4.09%) Support Analyst
13 28 (3.69%) Senior Developer
14 26 (3.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 24 (3.17%) Test Engineer
16 23 (3.03%) Programmer
17 22 (2.90%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (14.51%) .NET
2 76 (10.03%) HTML
3 65 (8.58%) Web Services
4 59 (7.78%) ASP.NET
5 44 (5.80%) CSS
6 40 (5.28%) jQuery
7 31 (4.09%) HTML5
8 26 (3.43%) XML
9 25 (3.30%) J2EE
9 25 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (2.90%) WCF
11 21 (2.77%) REST
12 20 (2.64%) MFC
13 19 (2.51%) Java EE
14 18 (2.37%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (2.11%) Ajax
16 15 (1.98%) SOAP
16 15 (1.98%) Spring
17 14 (1.85%) JSP
17 14 (1.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 106 (13.98%) Computer Science
2 49 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.15%) Mathematics
4 25 (3.30%) Device Driver
5 18 (2.37%) Open Source
5 18 (2.37%) Embedded Systems
6 17 (2.24%) Internet of Things
6 17 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.24%) Cryptography
7 16 (2.11%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.85%) PKI
9 13 (1.72%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.58%) Blackberry
11 11 (1.45%) LIMS
12 10 (1.32%) Pocket PC
13 9 (1.19%) Informatics
13 9 (1.19%) Life Science
14 7 (0.92%) Replication
15 6 (0.79%) Fat Client
15 6 (0.79%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 244 (32.19%) Linux
2 118 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 99 (13.06%) UNIX
4 94 (12.40%) Android
5 82 (10.82%) Windows 7
6 77 (10.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (6.33%) Apple iOS
8 35 (4.62%) Windows XP
9 32 (4.22%) Windows 8
10 29 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (2.24%) Mac OS X
11 17 (2.24%) Windows Phone
12 15 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (1.72%) CentOS
14 12 (1.58%) Solaris
15 11 (1.45%) Debian
16 9 (1.19%) AIX
16 9 (1.19%) HPUX
17 8 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
18 5 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (22.16%) Software Engineering
2 128 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (13.06%) ITIL
4 63 (8.31%) OO
5 49 (6.46%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (5.80%) MVC
7 36 (4.75%) Scrum
7 36 (4.75%) Unit Testing
8 30 (3.96%) Configuration Management
9 29 (3.83%) Service Delivery
9 29 (3.83%) Android Development
10 27 (3.56%) Project Management
11 26 (3.43%) TDD
12 23 (3.03%) Automated Testing
13 22 (2.90%) Multithreading
14 20 (2.64%) UML
15 19 (2.51%) Test Automation
15 19 (2.51%) DevOps
16 18 (2.37%) Data Protection
16 18 (2.37%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 152 (20.05%) SQL
2 150 (19.79%) C++
3 143 (18.87%) Java
4 125 (16.49%) C#
5 118 (15.57%) Python
6 107 (14.12%) C
7 81 (10.69%) JavaScript
8 53 (6.99%) Perl
9 40 (5.28%) Bash Shell
10 28 (3.69%) PowerShell
11 21 (2.77%) Objective-C
12 18 (2.37%) PHP
13 15 (1.98%) Ruby
14 11 (1.45%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.32%) XAML
16 9 (1.19%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.19%) T-SQL
17 8 (1.06%) Assembly Language
18 7 (0.92%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 200 (26.39%) Degree
2 48 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (3.69%) Security Cleared
4 22 (2.90%) MCITP
4 22 (2.90%) MCP
5 20 (2.64%) MCSE
6 14 (1.85%) MCSA
7 13 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.58%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.58%) MCDST
9 11 (1.45%) ISTQB
9 11 (1.45%) ISEB
10 10 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (1.19%) CCNA
11 9 (1.19%) LPIC
12 6 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.53%) JNCIA
13 4 (0.53%) MCTS
13 4 (0.53%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.62%) SLA
2 26 (3.43%) QA
3 11 (1.45%) ISO 9000
4 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.13%) JTAG
6 1 (0.13%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.13%) DO-178B
System Software
1 185 (24.41%) Active Directory
2 59 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (6.86%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.90%) XenApp
5 16 (2.11%) XenDesktop
6 11 (1.45%) Xen
7 10 (1.32%) vSphere
8 9 (1.19%) Firmware
9 8 (1.06%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.53%) NFS
10 4 (0.53%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.40%) XenServer
11 3 (0.40%) Postfix
11 3 (0.40%) KVM
11 3 (0.40%) iptables
12 2 (0.26%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.26%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 40 (5.28%) SCCM
2 14 (1.85%) SCOM
3 13 (1.72%) Puppet
4 8 (1.06%) Backup Exec
4 8 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.66%) SCOrch
5 5 (0.66%) Ansible
6 4 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.53%) WSUS
6 4 (0.53%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.40%) ARCserve
7 3 (0.40%) SCSM
8 2 (0.26%) Nagios
8 2 (0.26%) CFEngine
8 2 (0.26%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.26%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.13%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.13%) DameWare
9 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 274 (36.15%) Microsoft
2 157 (20.71%) VMware
3 90 (11.87%) Citrix
4 60 (7.92%) Cisco
5 58 (7.65%) Oracle
6 53 (6.99%) HP
7 25 (3.30%) Red Hat
8 21 (2.77%) 3PAR
9 20 (2.64%) NetApp
10 18 (2.37%) IBM
11 16 (2.11%) EMC
12 11 (1.45%) Veeam
13 10 (1.32%) Sitecore
14 9 (1.19%) Perforce
14 9 (1.19%) Mitel
14 9 (1.19%) Dell
15 8 (1.06%) SAP
15 8 (1.06%) Apple
15 8 (1.06%) Google
16 7 (0.92%) Symantec
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