Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 16 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 202 398 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 12.97% 14.01% 16.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.00% 37.37% 54.58%
Number of salaries quoted 137 252 354
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £58,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £38,750 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -8.82% +2.41% +6.41%

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 546 1,065 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 35.07% 37.50% 30.59%
Number of salaries quoted 335 614 628
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,500 £67,500 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +5.88%

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 17 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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.

1 123 (60.89%) Linux
2 73 (36.14%) Python
3 69 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (31.19%) Software Engineering
5 55 (27.23%) C#
6 53 (26.24%) C++
7 51 (25.25%) Degree
7 51 (25.25%) Computer Science
8 42 (20.79%) SQL
9 40 (19.80%) Computer Science Degree
10 39 (19.31%) Microsoft
10 39 (19.31%) Active Directory
11 38 (18.81%) .NET
11 38 (18.81%) DevOps
12 37 (18.32%) Oracle
13 36 (17.82%) Problem-Solving
14 35 (17.33%) Java
15 31 (15.35%) JIRA
15 31 (15.35%) Windows 10
16 29 (14.36%) Office 365
17 28 (13.86%) Apple iOS
17 28 (13.86%) Windows 7
17 28 (13.86%) C
18 26 (12.87%) Animation
18 26 (12.87%) Photography
19 24 (11.88%) Microsoft Office
19 24 (11.88%) Client/Server
19 24 (11.88%) OpenGL
20 23 (11.39%) JavaScript
20 23 (11.39%) SQL Server

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 14 (6.93%) WordPress
2 11 (5.45%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.47%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.98%) IIS
5 3 (1.49%) JBoss
5 3 (1.49%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.49%) WildFly
6 2 (0.99%) Confluence
6 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.50%) Apache
7 1 (0.50%) Drupal
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (11.88%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.98%) Acrobat
3 4 (1.98%) GNU Octave
3 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.99%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.99%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.50%) CiviCRM
3 1 (0.50%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.50%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.50%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.36%) Office 365
2 14 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.94%) OneDrive
4 7 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.49%) SaaS
7 2 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.99%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.50%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.95%) Wireless
2 9 (4.46%) Internet
3 8 (3.96%) Firewall
3 8 (3.96%) VPN
4 7 (3.47%) DNS
4 7 (3.47%) LAN
4 7 (3.47%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.47%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (2.97%) Bluetooth
5 6 (2.97%) WebEx
6 5 (2.48%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (2.48%) WAN
6 5 (2.48%) ZigBee
7 4 (1.98%) DHCP
8 3 (1.49%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.99%) HTTP
9 2 (0.99%) NGN
9 2 (0.99%) SAN
9 2 (0.99%) SMTP
9 2 (0.99%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.92%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.46%) MySQL
3 9 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (2.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (2.48%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.50%) Big Data
6 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.50%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.50%) Power BI
6 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (0.50%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 31 (15.35%) JIRA
2 21 (10.40%) Visual Studio
3 20 (9.90%) Gradle
4 15 (7.43%) Git (software)
5 13 (6.44%) Maven
5 13 (6.44%) TeamCity
6 12 (5.94%) Jenkins
7 9 (4.46%) Subversion
8 7 (3.47%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.47%) JMeter
8 7 (3.47%) JUnit
8 7 (3.47%) Selenium
8 7 (3.47%) TestNG
9 6 (2.97%) Hudson
10 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.50%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.50%) PhpStorm
10 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (6.93%) Multimedia
2 9 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.97%) Electronics
4 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.99%) Finance
5 2 (0.99%) Games
5 2 (0.99%) Military
5 2 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.99%) Retail
6 1 (0.50%) Automotive
6 1 (0.50%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 38 (18.81%) Software Engineer
2 37 (18.32%) Developer
3 27 (13.37%) Senior Software Engineer
4 23 (11.39%) C++ Software Engineer
5 21 (10.40%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 19 (9.41%) IT Manager
7 18 (8.91%) C++ Developer
8 15 (7.43%) C# Developer
9 14 (6.93%) Assistant IT Manager
9 14 (6.93%) IT Assistant
9 14 (6.93%) Support Engineer
10 11 (5.45%) Desktop Engineer
11 10 (4.95%) Implementation Manager
12 9 (4.46%) Embedded Engineer
12 9 (4.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 9 (4.46%) IT Support
12 9 (4.46%) Test Engineer
13 8 (3.96%) Analyst
14 7 (3.47%) Service Desk Analyst
14 7 (3.47%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.81%) .NET
2 24 (11.88%) OpenGL
3 19 (9.41%) CSS
4 18 (8.91%) Web Services
5 17 (8.42%) JSON
6 16 (7.92%) Qt
7 15 (7.43%) HTML
8 14 (6.93%) XML
9 9 (4.46%) WCF
9 9 (4.46%) WPF
10 8 (3.96%) RESTful
11 7 (3.47%) jOOQ
11 7 (3.47%) Kafka
12 5 (2.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 5 (2.48%) STL
13 3 (1.49%) jQuery
14 2 (0.99%) .NET Framework
14 2 (0.99%) Spring
14 2 (0.99%) Yocto
15 1 (0.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.87%) Animation
1 26 (12.87%) Photography
2 24 (11.88%) Client/Server
3 17 (8.42%) Management Information System
4 15 (7.43%) Life Science
5 7 (3.47%) Renewable Energy
5 7 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.48%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.98%) iPad
8 2 (0.99%) Analogue Electronics
8 2 (0.99%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (0.99%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.99%) Smart City
8 2 (0.99%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.50%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.50%) NHS
9 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 123 (60.89%) Linux
2 31 (15.35%) Windows 10
3 28 (13.86%) Apple iOS
3 28 (13.86%) Windows 7
4 20 (9.90%) Windows Server
5 19 (9.41%) Android
5 19 (9.41%) Ubuntu
6 18 (8.91%) Mac OS
7 11 (5.45%) Unix
8 8 (3.96%) VMS
8 8 (3.96%) Windows 8
8 8 (3.96%) Windows XP
9 7 (3.47%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.98%) Debian
11 4 (1.98%) Windows 2000
11 4 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.98%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (34.16%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (31.19%) Software Engineering
3 51 (25.25%) Computer Science
4 38 (18.81%) DevOps
5 36 (17.82%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (10.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (10.40%) Mathematics
7 21 (10.40%) Multithreading
8 20 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (9.41%) Configuration Management
10 17 (8.42%) Physics
11 16 (7.92%) ITSM
11 16 (7.92%) TDD
12 15 (7.43%) Test Automation
13 14 (6.93%) Bioinformatics
13 14 (6.93%) Chemistry
13 14 (6.93%) Workflow
14 13 (6.44%) Mentoring
14 13 (6.44%) Project Management
15 12 (5.94%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 73 (36.14%) Python
2 55 (27.23%) C#
3 53 (26.24%) C++
4 42 (20.79%) SQL
5 35 (17.33%) Java
6 28 (13.86%) C
7 23 (11.39%) JavaScript
8 16 (7.92%) PHP
9 12 (5.94%) Bash Shell
9 12 (5.94%) PowerShell
10 10 (4.95%) Ruby
11 9 (4.46%) Perl
12 7 (3.47%) Groovy
13 6 (2.97%) Embedded C
13 6 (2.97%) R
14 5 (2.48%) Embedded C++
15 4 (1.98%) MATLAB
16 3 (1.49%) ActionScript
16 3 (1.49%) Objective-C
16 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (25.25%) Degree
2 40 (19.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (6.44%) A+ Certification
4 7 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.98%) MCP
5 4 (1.98%) MCSE
6 3 (1.49%) HND
6 3 (1.49%) MCSA
7 2 (0.99%) CCNP
7 2 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.99%) HNC
7 2 (0.99%) ISEB
7 2 (0.99%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.99%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.99%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) CCNA
8 1 (0.50%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.47%) QA
1 7 (3.47%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (19.31%) Active Directory
2 18 (8.91%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (7.92%) Docker
4 14 (6.93%) VirtualBox
5 8 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (2.48%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.49%) vSphere
8 2 (0.99%) Firmware
8 2 (0.99%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.50%) KVM
9 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (7.92%) Ansible
1 16 (7.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 15 (7.43%) SCCM
3 13 (6.44%) Puppet
4 7 (3.47%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (1.98%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.99%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.99%) WSUS
8 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 39 (19.31%) Microsoft
2 37 (18.32%) Oracle
3 18 (8.91%) ServiceNow
4 15 (7.43%) VMware
5 13 (6.44%) Apple
6 10 (4.95%) Cisco
6 10 (4.95%) WorldPay
7 7 (3.47%) HP
7 7 (3.47%) MobileIron
8 6 (2.97%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.48%) Veeam
10 4 (1.98%) Adobe
10 4 (1.98%) Bomgar
10 4 (1.98%) Peregrine
10 4 (1.98%) Remedy
11 3 (1.49%) Juniper
12 2 (0.99%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.99%) Citrix
12 2 (0.99%) QNX
12 2 (0.99%) Symantec