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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 376 340 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.10% 15.36% 18.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.04% 49.42% 54.60%
Number of salaries quoted 309 287 434
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +1.38%
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
671 688 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.51% 31.09% 34.65%
Number of salaries quoted 563 562 789
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 £25,000 £25,400 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,200 £57,500
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 3 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 3 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 -1 269 £40,000 +6.66% 42
Peterborough +4 44 £32,500 - 8
Huntingdon +5 10 £46,250 +85.00%
St Neots -5 3 £62,500 +92.30%
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 304 (38.53%) Microsoft
2 246 (31.18%) Linux
3 199 (25.22%) Degree
4 184 (23.32%) Active Directory
5 165 (20.91%) Software Engineering
6 157 (19.90%) VMware
7 156 (19.77%) SQL Server
8 151 (19.14%) SQL
9 149 (18.88%) MS Excel
10 143 (18.12%) Java
11 141 (17.87%) C++
12 130 (16.48%) C#
13 128 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
14 120 (15.21%) .NET
15 115 (14.58%) ITIL
16 113 (14.32%) Python
17 110 (13.94%) Windows Server 2008
18 109 (13.81%) C
19 106 (13.43%) MS Exchange
19 106 (13.43%) Computer Science
20 98 (12.42%) Citrix
21 92 (11.66%) TCP/IP
22 91 (11.53%) UNIX
23 88 (11.15%) Android
24 79 (10.01%) Windows 7
25 72 (9.13%) JavaScript
26 70 (8.87%) Windows Server 2012
27 69 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
28 65 (8.24%) HTML
28 65 (8.24%) MS Office

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 106 (13.43%) MS Exchange
2 57 (7.22%) SharePoint
3 42 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (5.20%) IIS
5 26 (3.30%) Tomcat
5 26 (3.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 22 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (2.79%) JBoss
7 14 (1.77%) Apache
8 12 (1.52%) Lync
9 10 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (0.89%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.89%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.76%) CloudStack
12 6 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.63%) Zope
13 5 (0.63%) Plone
14 4 (0.51%) CMS
Applications
1 149 (18.88%) MS Excel
2 65 (8.24%) MS Office
3 5 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.51%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.25%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.25%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.25%) Tridion
4 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.30%) Office 365
2 17 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.89%) SaaS
5 6 (0.76%) PaaS
5 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.63%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.63%) IaaS
7 2 (0.25%) Heroku
8 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 92 (11.66%) TCP/IP
2 56 (7.10%) Firewall
3 51 (6.46%) Internet
4 45 (5.70%) SAN
4 45 (5.70%) DNS
5 37 (4.69%) WAN
6 30 (3.80%) LAN
7 29 (3.68%) DHCP
8 23 (2.92%) VPN
9 19 (2.41%) NAS
10 18 (2.28%) Network Security
10 18 (2.28%) Wireless
11 16 (2.03%) VLAN
11 16 (2.03%) Ethernet
12 14 (1.77%) HTTP
12 14 (1.77%) Fibre Channel
13 13 (1.65%) iSCSI
13 13 (1.65%) VoIP
14 12 (1.52%) NetScaler
15 11 (1.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (3.17%) MySQL
5 24 (3.04%) Relational Database
6 15 (1.90%) RDBMS
7 11 (1.39%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.27%) DB2
9 9 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.63%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.63%) Big Data
12 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.38%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 59 (7.48%) Jenkins
2 35 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 25 (3.17%) Git (software)
4 20 (2.53%) Selenium
5 16 (2.03%) Moq
6 15 (1.90%) Maven
7 13 (1.65%) Ant
7 13 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (1.52%) Eclipse
8 12 (1.52%) JIRA
9 10 (1.27%) Hudson
10 9 (1.14%) SpecFlow
10 9 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (0.89%) Subversion
11 7 (0.89%) Rhino Mocks
11 7 (0.89%) LabVIEW
11 7 (0.89%) NUnit
11 7 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 6 (0.76%) JUnit
12 6 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (5.07%) Electronics
2 27 (3.42%) Finance
3 18 (2.28%) Marketing
4 16 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 12 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.39%) Automotive
7 9 (1.14%) Banking
8 7 (0.89%) Retail
8 7 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.63%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.38%) Advertising
10 3 (0.38%) Games
10 3 (0.38%) Military
10 3 (0.38%) Japanese Language
10 3 (0.38%) German Language
11 2 (0.25%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.25%) Law
11 2 (0.25%) Legal
11 2 (0.25%) French Language
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 143 (18.12%) Software Engineer
2 136 (17.24%) Developer
3 100 (12.67%) Analyst
4 63 (7.98%) Support Engineer
5 52 (6.59%) Service Analyst
6 51 (6.46%) Systems Engineer
6 51 (6.46%) Service Desk Analyst
7 50 (6.34%) Software Developer
8 47 (5.96%) Consultant
8 47 (5.96%) IT Support
9 46 (5.83%) Administrator
10 36 (4.56%) Systems Administrator
11 34 (4.31%) Support Analyst
12 33 (4.18%) Architect
13 30 (3.80%) Senior Developer
14 29 (3.68%) Test Engineer
15 27 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 26 (3.30%) 3rd Line Support
16 26 (3.30%) Graduate
17 25 (3.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (15.21%) .NET
2 65 (8.24%) HTML
3 64 (8.11%) Web Services
4 54 (6.84%) ASP.NET
5 40 (5.07%) CSS
6 35 (4.44%) jQuery
7 27 (3.42%) HTML5
8 25 (3.17%) J2EE
8 25 (3.17%) XML
9 24 (3.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (2.66%) WCF
11 20 (2.53%) REST
12 19 (2.41%) Java EE
13 17 (2.15%) WPF
13 17 (2.15%) Spring
14 16 (2.03%) MFC
14 16 (2.03%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (1.90%) JSP
15 15 (1.90%) SOAP
16 14 (1.77%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 106 (13.43%) Computer Science
2 46 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (5.20%) Mathematics
4 26 (3.30%) Device Driver
5 21 (2.66%) Mobile App
6 20 (2.53%) Open Source
7 18 (2.28%) Blackberry
8 17 (2.15%) Cryptography
8 17 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
9 14 (1.77%) Internet of Things
9 14 (1.77%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.65%) LIMS
10 13 (1.65%) PKI
10 13 (1.65%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.39%) Informatics
11 11 (1.39%) Life Science
12 8 (1.01%) GIS
13 7 (0.89%) Physics
14 6 (0.76%) Replication
14 6 (0.76%) Pocket PC
Operating Systems
1 246 (31.18%) Linux
2 110 (13.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (11.53%) UNIX
4 88 (11.15%) Android
5 79 (10.01%) Windows 7
6 70 (8.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 50 (6.34%) Windows XP
8 42 (5.32%) Apple iOS
9 33 (4.18%) Windows 8
10 26 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (2.28%) Mac OS X
12 17 (2.15%) Windows Phone
13 13 (1.65%) Solaris
14 12 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (1.27%) CentOS
16 9 (1.14%) AIX
16 9 (1.14%) HPUX
17 6 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
18 5 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
18 5 (0.63%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (20.91%) Software Engineering
2 128 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (14.58%) ITIL
4 64 (8.11%) OO
5 45 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (5.32%) MVC
7 36 (4.56%) Unit Testing
8 35 (4.44%) Scrum
9 31 (3.93%) Service Delivery
9 31 (3.93%) Configuration Management
10 29 (3.68%) Android Development
11 27 (3.42%) TDD
11 27 (3.42%) Automated Testing
12 26 (3.30%) Project Management
13 25 (3.17%) Multithreading
14 23 (2.92%) Test Scripting
15 21 (2.66%) DevOps
16 19 (2.41%) Information Security
17 18 (2.28%) Disaster Recovery
17 18 (2.28%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 151 (19.14%) SQL
2 143 (18.12%) Java
3 141 (17.87%) C++
4 130 (16.48%) C#
5 113 (14.32%) Python
6 109 (13.81%) C
7 72 (9.13%) JavaScript
8 48 (6.08%) Perl
9 34 (4.31%) PowerShell
10 30 (3.80%) Bash Shell
11 16 (2.03%) Objective-C
12 15 (1.90%) PHP
13 12 (1.52%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.52%) Ruby
14 9 (1.14%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.14%) XAML
15 8 (1.01%) Assembly Language
16 7 (0.89%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.76%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.76%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 199 (25.22%) Degree
2 54 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (3.68%) Security Cleared
4 26 (3.30%) MCP
5 21 (2.66%) MCSE
6 20 (2.53%) MCITP
7 17 (2.15%) MCSA
8 13 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (1.65%) SC Cleared
8 13 (1.65%) DV Cleared
9 12 (1.52%) VCP4
9 12 (1.52%) ISTQB
9 12 (1.52%) MCDST
9 12 (1.52%) ISEB
10 8 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.89%) CCNA
11 7 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.76%) NCDA
12 6 (0.76%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.31%) SLA
2 29 (3.68%) QA
3 11 (1.39%) ISO 9000
4 8 (1.01%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.25%) GAMP
6 2 (0.25%) GCP
6 2 (0.25%) GMP
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) JTAG
7 1 (0.13%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.13%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 184 (23.32%) Active Directory
2 69 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (7.10%) Hyper-V
4 21 (2.66%) XenApp
5 16 (2.03%) XenDesktop
6 14 (1.77%) vSphere
7 13 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (1.52%) Xen
9 9 (1.14%) Firmware
10 7 (0.89%) XenServer
11 5 (0.63%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.51%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.51%) NFS
13 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.25%) Sendmail
14 1 (0.13%) KVM
14 1 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.13%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 38 (4.82%) SCCM
2 14 (1.77%) SCOM
3 11 (1.39%) Puppet
4 8 (1.01%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (0.63%) SCOrch
5 5 (0.63%) Ansible
6 4 (0.51%) SCVMM
6 4 (0.51%) WSUS
7 3 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.25%) SCSM
8 2 (0.25%) Nagios
8 2 (0.25%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.25%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.13%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.13%) DameWare
9 1 (0.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 304 (38.53%) Microsoft
2 157 (19.90%) VMware
3 98 (12.42%) Citrix
4 61 (7.73%) Oracle
5 57 (7.22%) Cisco
6 51 (6.46%) HP
7 34 (4.31%) NetApp
8 22 (2.79%) EMC
9 20 (2.53%) 3PAR
10 19 (2.41%) Red Hat
11 18 (2.28%) IBM
12 15 (1.90%) Mitel
13 9 (1.14%) Sitecore
13 9 (1.14%) Apple
14 8 (1.01%) Symantec
14 8 (1.01%) Perforce
14 8 (1.01%) SAP
14 8 (1.01%) Dell
14 8 (1.01%) Google
15 6 (0.76%) WatchGuard
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Health, training, gym
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum Pension shift allowance healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: From £26,000 to £27,000 per annum healthcare , pension , shift premium
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum pension healthcare and more....
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + great company + benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + travel + expenses
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Salary: Up to £70k plus Health, Life Insurance, Pension
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Salary: £20k - 26k per year
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Salary: £23k - 30k per year
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Salary: to £30k
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Base+Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Salary+Benefits
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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