Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 15 15
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 394 457 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 13.99% 16.80% 13.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.03% 54.86% 41.81%
Number of salaries quoted 249 359 326
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +21.62% -7.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £53,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +6.41% -2.50%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,064 833 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 37.77% 30.63% 32.51%
Number of salaries quoted 616 638 696
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,600 £26,750
90th Percentile £69,375 £66,250 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Cambridge

Windows
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Windows in Cambridge

Windows
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Cambridge over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Windows.

1 195 (49.49%) Linux
2 147 (37.31%) C++
3 145 (36.80%) Software Engineering
4 144 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
5 133 (33.76%) Python
6 116 (29.44%) C#
7 88 (22.34%) Active Directory
8 87 (22.08%) JavaScript
9 83 (21.07%) SQL Server
10 72 (18.27%) Continuous Integration
11 71 (18.02%) Finance
12 68 (17.26%) VMware
12 68 (17.26%) Degree
13 67 (17.01%) Computer Science
14 66 (16.75%) Multithreading
15 65 (16.50%) SQL
16 64 (16.24%) C
16 64 (16.24%) .NET
16 64 (16.24%) Mathematics
17 63 (15.99%) VMware Infrastructure
18 62 (15.74%) Bash Shell
19 60 (15.23%) PowerShell
20 59 (14.97%) Amazon AWS
20 59 (14.97%) DNS
21 58 (14.72%) Firewall
21 58 (14.72%) Test Automation
22 57 (14.47%) Microsoft
23 53 (13.45%) DevOps
23 53 (13.45%) WorldPay
24 52 (13.20%) Data Centre

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (4.31%) MS Exchange
2 14 (3.55%) OpenStack
3 12 (3.05%) Confluence
3 12 (3.05%) WebLogic
3 12 (3.05%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.28%) Skype for Business
5 7 (1.78%) IIS
6 5 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.51%) Apache
8 2 (0.51%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.51%) nginx
8 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.02%) Acrobat
4 4 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.02%) Weka
5 1 (0.25%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (3.05%) Documaker
2 4 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.02%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 59 (14.97%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (11.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (9.64%) GitHub
4 23 (5.84%) Office 365
5 13 (3.30%) IaaS
6 9 (2.28%) SaaS
7 3 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.76%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.76%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.51%) G Suite
8 2 (0.51%) NuGet
9 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (14.97%) DNS
2 58 (14.72%) Firewall
3 37 (9.39%) TCP/IP
4 28 (7.11%) DHCP
5 18 (4.57%) Internet
6 15 (3.81%) SMTP
6 15 (3.81%) WAN
7 14 (3.55%) SSH
7 14 (3.55%) SSL
8 12 (3.05%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (3.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (3.05%) FTP
8 12 (3.05%) HTTP
8 12 (3.05%) HTTPS
8 12 (3.05%) ICMP
8 12 (3.05%) IMAP
8 12 (3.05%) OpenVPN
8 12 (3.05%) SNMP
8 12 (3.05%) Telnet
8 12 (3.05%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (21.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.55%) SQL Server 2016
3 12 (3.05%) MongoDB
3 12 (3.05%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.52%) MySQL
6 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (0.76%) Big Data
8 3 (0.76%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.51%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.51%) GIS
9 2 (0.51%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.51%) HDInsight
9 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (9.39%) JIRA
2 31 (7.87%) Visual Studio
3 30 (7.61%) Jenkins
4 21 (5.33%) Git (software)
5 18 (4.57%) ReSharper
6 16 (4.06%) TeamCity
7 12 (3.05%) Gerrit
7 12 (3.05%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (2.03%) Subversion
9 5 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (1.02%) Selenium
10 4 (1.02%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.76%) Xcode
12 2 (0.51%) JMeter
12 2 (0.51%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.51%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 71 (18.02%) Finance
2 19 (4.82%) Banking
3 17 (4.31%) Marketing
4 15 (3.81%) Aerospace
4 15 (3.81%) Automotive
5 14 (3.55%) Electronics
6 5 (1.27%) Legal
6 5 (1.27%) Retail
6 5 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.02%) Law
8 3 (0.76%) Military
9 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Front Office
10 1 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 113 (28.68%) Software Engineer
2 111 (28.17%) Developer
3 73 (18.53%) C++ Software Engineer
4 66 (16.75%) C# Developer
5 55 (13.96%) Software Developer
6 44 (11.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 40 (10.15%) C++ Developer
8 38 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 29 (7.36%) Analyst
10 28 (7.11%) C++ Software Developer
10 28 (7.11%) Senior Software Engineer
11 26 (6.60%) C# Software Developer
11 26 (6.60%) C# Software Engineer
12 23 (5.84%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
13 22 (5.58%) Support Engineer
14 20 (5.08%) Test Engineer
15 19 (4.82%) Administrator
15 19 (4.82%) Automation Engineer
15 19 (4.82%) UI Developer
15 19 (4.82%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (16.24%) .NET
2 42 (10.66%) Middleware
3 38 (9.64%) HTML
4 37 (9.39%) WPF
5 35 (8.88%) WinForms
6 28 (7.11%) CSS
7 24 (6.09%) .NET Framework
8 21 (5.33%) MFC
8 21 (5.33%) Web Services
9 18 (4.57%) AngularJS
10 15 (3.81%) Angular 2
11 14 (3.55%) SOAP
12 12 (3.05%) RESTful
12 12 (3.05%) YAML
13 8 (2.03%) DirectX
13 8 (2.03%) OpenGL
14 6 (1.52%) X-Windows
15 5 (1.27%) XML
16 4 (1.02%) scikit-learn
16 4 (1.02%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 67 (17.01%) Computer Science
2 52 (13.20%) Data Centre
3 34 (8.63%) Algorithms
3 34 (8.63%) Linux Command Line
4 33 (8.38%) Public Cloud
5 24 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (4.31%) Life Science
7 14 (3.55%) Data Structures
8 13 (3.30%) Embedded Systems
9 12 (3.05%) Replication
10 10 (2.54%) CUDA
11 9 (2.28%) Fintech
12 8 (2.03%) Robotics
13 7 (1.78%) Clustering
14 6 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
15 5 (1.27%) Apple TV
15 5 (1.27%) Biotechnology
15 5 (1.27%) Client/Server
15 5 (1.27%) Virtual Team
16 4 (1.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 195 (49.49%) Linux
2 51 (12.94%) Unix
3 45 (11.42%) Windows Server
4 37 (9.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (7.11%) Mac OS X
6 25 (6.35%) Android
7 23 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (4.06%) Apple iOS
9 15 (3.81%) Windows 7
10 14 (3.55%) Mac OS
10 14 (3.55%) Windows 10
11 12 (3.05%) CentOS
11 12 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (3.05%) Solaris
11 12 (3.05%) Windows XP
12 8 (2.03%) Windows Vista
13 6 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.02%) Windows 2000
14 4 (1.02%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.51%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (36.80%) Software Engineering
2 144 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (18.27%) Continuous Integration
4 66 (16.75%) Multithreading
5 64 (16.24%) Mathematics
6 58 (14.72%) Test Automation
7 53 (13.45%) DevOps
8 49 (12.44%) Scrum
9 48 (12.18%) ITIL
10 47 (11.93%) Problem-Solving
11 44 (11.17%) Configuration Management
12 36 (9.14%) Unit Testing
13 33 (8.38%) Kanban
14 32 (8.12%) Continuous Deployment
14 32 (8.12%) Load Balancing
15 31 (7.87%) Physics
16 29 (7.36%) Service Management
17 27 (6.85%) Cryptography
18 26 (6.60%) SDLC
19 21 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 147 (37.31%) C++
2 133 (33.76%) Python
3 116 (29.44%) C#
4 87 (22.08%) JavaScript
5 65 (16.50%) SQL
6 64 (16.24%) C
7 62 (15.74%) Bash Shell
8 60 (15.23%) PowerShell
9 47 (11.93%) Java
10 35 (8.88%) Ruby
11 24 (6.09%) T-SQL
12 21 (5.33%) PHP
13 14 (3.55%) Embedded C++
13 14 (3.55%) VB
14 13 (3.30%) Embedded C
15 9 (2.28%) Perl
16 4 (1.02%) TypeScript
16 4 (1.02%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.76%) Go
18 2 (0.51%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 68 (17.26%) Degree
2 20 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 20 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.06%) MCITP
4 5 (1.27%) CCNA
4 5 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
4 5 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.02%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.02%) MCP
5 4 (1.02%) MCSE
6 1 (0.25%) CISM
6 1 (0.25%) CISSP
6 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.25%) PhD
6 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.25%) SANS
6 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.08%) SLA
2 15 (3.81%) QA
3 5 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.25%) COBIT
4 1 (0.25%) COSO
4 1 (0.25%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 88 (22.34%) Active Directory
2 63 (15.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (8.38%) Hyper-V
4 31 (7.87%) vSphere
5 30 (7.61%) Virtual Desktop
5 30 (7.61%) Virtual Servers
6 17 (4.31%) Docker
7 14 (3.55%) VirtualBox
8 12 (3.05%) Firmware
8 12 (3.05%) Samba
9 5 (1.27%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.76%) Xen
11 2 (0.51%) Ceph
11 2 (0.51%) KVM
11 2 (0.51%) Varnish
11 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.25%) XenApp
12 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (12.18%) Ansible
2 42 (10.66%) vRealize
3 36 (9.14%) Puppet
4 34 (8.63%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (7.61%) vCenter Server
6 19 (4.82%) Terraform
7 15 (3.81%) SCCM
8 13 (3.30%) SCOM
9 12 (3.05%) Nagios
9 12 (3.05%) Rancher
9 12 (3.05%) Sysdig
10 8 (2.03%) Backup Exec
10 8 (2.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (1.27%) FortiGate
13 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (1.02%) ServiceCenter
14 2 (0.51%) Nessus
14 2 (0.51%) NetBackup
14 2 (0.51%) yum
Vendors
1 68 (17.26%) VMware
2 57 (14.47%) Microsoft
3 53 (13.45%) WorldPay
4 51 (12.94%) Cisco
5 43 (10.91%) Splunk
6 42 (10.66%) AppDynamics
6 42 (10.66%) BMC
7 40 (10.15%) Citrix
8 35 (8.88%) ServiceNow
9 31 (7.87%) Fortinet
10 30 (7.61%) F5
11 24 (6.09%) HP
12 21 (5.33%) Oracle
13 13 (3.30%) Intel
14 12 (3.05%) IBM
14 12 (3.05%) New Relic
14 12 (3.05%) Red Hat
15 11 (2.79%) Apple
16 9 (2.28%) Dell
17 8 (2.03%) Veeam