Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 11 12
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 395 425 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 12.60% 19.24% 15.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.10% 51.27% 53.06%
Number of salaries quoted 285 388 393
Cambridge median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,750 £58,750 £52,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 961 829 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 30.64% 37.53% 29.44%
Number of salaries quoted 702 702 704
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%

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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Windows.

1 233 (58.99%) Linux
2 225 (56.96%) C++
3 195 (49.37%) Software Engineering
4 172 (43.54%) Computer Science
5 139 (35.19%) Degree
6 130 (32.91%) Python
7 108 (27.34%) Java
8 102 (25.82%) C
9 101 (25.57%) Mathematics
10 94 (23.80%) C#
11 87 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
12 75 (18.99%) Multithreading
13 67 (16.96%) Physics
14 65 (16.46%) SDLC
15 64 (16.20%) Active Directory
16 57 (14.43%) Microsoft
17 56 (14.18%) Windows Server
18 52 (13.16%) Finance
18 52 (13.16%) OO
19 49 (12.41%) VMware
20 48 (12.15%) OOD
20 48 (12.15%) Computer Science Degree
21 47 (11.90%) SQL
22 44 (11.14%) Algorithms
23 41 (10.38%) Scrum
24 38 (9.62%) TCP/IP
24 38 (9.62%) Embedded C++
25 36 (9.11%) JavaScript
26 33 (8.35%) Software Architecture
27 32 (8.10%) Embedded Systems

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 13 (3.29%) MS Exchange
1 13 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.77%) IIS
3 4 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.76%) Apache
4 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.51%) Confluence
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.25%) Maya
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.25%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.33%) Office 365
2 14 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.77%) SaaS
5 5 (1.27%) GitHub
6 4 (1.01%) G Suite
6 4 (1.01%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.01%) Slack
7 3 (0.76%) IaaS
7 3 (0.76%) PaaS
8 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.62%) TCP/IP
2 28 (7.09%) Wireless
3 17 (4.30%) Firewall
4 16 (4.05%) DNS
5 13 (3.29%) Internet
6 9 (2.28%) DHCP
6 9 (2.28%) VoIP
7 8 (2.03%) Bluetooth
8 6 (1.52%) Ethernet
8 6 (1.52%) VPN
9 5 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.01%) Broadband
10 4 (1.01%) LAN
10 4 (1.01%) SSL
11 3 (0.76%) BGP
11 3 (0.76%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.76%) SAN
11 3 (0.76%) Skype
11 3 (0.76%) WAN
12 2 (0.51%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.76%) NoSQL
2 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.25%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.25%) GIS
4 1 (0.25%) MySQL
4 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (5.06%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.29%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.53%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.52%) Hudson
4 6 (1.52%) JIRA
5 4 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.01%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.01%) Subversion
5 4 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.76%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.51%) GCC
7 2 (0.51%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.51%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.51%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.51%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.25%) MSI
8 1 (0.25%) MSTest
8 1 (0.25%) NUnit
8 1 (0.25%) WiX
General
1 52 (13.16%) Finance
2 16 (4.05%) Electronics
3 13 (3.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (1.77%) Banking
5 6 (1.52%) Marketing
5 6 (1.52%) Retail
6 4 (1.01%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.76%) Automotive
7 3 (0.76%) German Language
8 2 (0.51%) Games
8 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) French Language
9 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.25%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 174 (44.05%) Software Engineer
2 152 (38.48%) C++ Software Engineer
3 99 (25.06%) Developer
4 77 (19.49%) C++ Developer
5 66 (16.71%) Software Developer
6 54 (13.67%) C++ Software Developer
7 52 (13.16%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 52 (13.16%) Graduate
8 50 (12.66%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 46 (11.65%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
10 41 (10.38%) Embedded Engineer
11 37 (9.37%) C Software Engineer
11 37 (9.37%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 35 (8.86%) Java Engineer
12 35 (8.86%) Java Software Engineer
13 33 (8.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 33 (8.35%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
13 33 (8.35%) Senior Software Engineer
13 33 (8.35%) Windows Engineer
14 32 (8.10%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.34%) .NET
1 29 (7.34%) HTML
2 25 (6.33%) STL
3 14 (3.54%) Apache Axis
3 14 (3.54%) WPF
4 13 (3.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 12 (3.04%) Qt
6 11 (2.78%) DirectX
6 11 (2.78%) MFC
6 11 (2.78%) OpenGL
6 11 (2.78%) POSIX
7 7 (1.77%) ASP.NET
7 7 (1.77%) jQuery
7 7 (1.77%) WCF
8 6 (1.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 5 (1.27%) WinForms
10 4 (1.01%) LDAP
10 4 (1.01%) XML
11 3 (0.76%) Web Services
12 2 (0.51%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 172 (43.54%) Computer Science
2 44 (11.14%) Algorithms
3 32 (8.10%) Embedded Systems
4 30 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (5.57%) Life Science
6 21 (5.32%) Data Centre
7 19 (4.81%) Data Structures
8 14 (3.54%) 3D Printing
8 14 (3.54%) User Experience
9 12 (3.04%) 3D Graphics
9 12 (3.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 9 (2.28%) Robotics
11 8 (2.03%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.27%) Device Driver
13 5 (1.27%) Internet of Things
13 5 (1.27%) Smart Home
14 4 (1.01%) Management Information System
14 4 (1.01%) Raspberry Pi
15 3 (0.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 233 (58.99%) Linux
2 56 (14.18%) Windows Server
3 28 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (6.58%) Windows 10
5 20 (5.06%) Mac OS
6 18 (4.56%) Unix
7 17 (4.30%) Android
8 16 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (3.54%) Windows 7
10 13 (3.29%) Mac OS X
10 13 (3.29%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 6 (1.52%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.76%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.25%) CentOS
15 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (49.37%) Software Engineering
2 101 (25.57%) Mathematics
3 87 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (18.99%) Multithreading
5 67 (16.96%) Physics
6 65 (16.46%) SDLC
7 52 (13.16%) OO
8 48 (12.15%) OOD
9 41 (10.38%) Scrum
10 33 (8.35%) Software Architecture
11 25 (6.33%) ITIL
11 25 (6.33%) Prototyping
12 24 (6.08%) Collaborative Working
12 24 (6.08%) Machine Learning
13 23 (5.82%) Test Automation
14 22 (5.57%) Performance Optimisation
15 21 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (5.32%) Linux Kernel Development
15 21 (5.32%) Statistics
16 20 (5.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 225 (56.96%) C++
2 130 (32.91%) Python
3 108 (27.34%) Java
4 102 (25.82%) C
5 94 (23.80%) C#
6 47 (11.90%) SQL
7 38 (9.62%) Embedded C++
8 36 (9.11%) JavaScript
9 24 (6.08%) Embedded C
10 18 (4.56%) MATLAB
11 14 (3.54%) Objective-C
12 11 (2.78%) Bash Shell
13 10 (2.53%) Ruby
14 8 (2.03%) Perl
14 8 (2.03%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.01%) Assembly Language
15 4 (1.01%) Groovy
16 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 139 (35.19%) Degree
2 48 (12.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (3.04%) MCITP
4 12 (3.04%) MCP
5 5 (1.27%) A+ Certification
5 5 (1.27%) MCSA
5 5 (1.27%) PhD
6 4 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.01%) DBS Check
6 4 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.01%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.76%) CCNA
7 3 (0.76%) MCSE
7 3 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.51%) CISSP
8 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.25%) LPIC
9 1 (0.25%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.28%) SLA
2 3 (0.76%) QA
3 2 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.51%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 64 (16.20%) Active Directory
2 30 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (7.34%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.29%) Firmware
5 2 (0.51%) Docker
5 2 (0.51%) KVM
5 2 (0.51%) vSphere
5 2 (0.51%) XenServer
6 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (4.81%) SCCM
2 10 (2.53%) SCOM
3 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (1.01%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.25%) Nagios
4 1 (0.25%) Puppet
4 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 57 (14.43%) Microsoft
2 49 (12.41%) VMware
3 8 (2.03%) Cisco
4 6 (1.52%) Wind River
5 5 (1.27%) Citrix
5 5 (1.27%) QNX
6 4 (1.01%) Bomgar
6 4 (1.01%) NetApp
6 4 (1.01%) Perforce
6 4 (1.01%) Proofpoint
6 4 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.01%) Snow
7 3 (0.76%) Dell
7 3 (0.76%) HP
7 3 (0.76%) Oracle
7 3 (0.76%) WatchGuard
8 2 (0.51%) Apple
8 2 (0.51%) EMC
8 2 (0.51%) IBM
8 2 (0.51%) Red Hat