Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 15 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 322 447 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 13.55% 16.89% 14.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.56% 55.32% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 209 340 324
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £56,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 814 808 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 34.26% 30.54% 35.54%
Number of salaries quoted 502 637 705
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,300 £28,900 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 140 (43.48%) Linux
2 123 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (30.12%) C#
4 90 (27.95%) Python
5 87 (27.02%) Active Directory
6 86 (26.71%) Software Engineering
7 83 (25.78%) C++
7 83 (25.78%) SQL Server
8 68 (21.12%) Microsoft
9 61 (18.94%) .NET
10 58 (18.01%) Firewall
11 53 (16.46%) Degree
12 51 (15.84%) VMware
12 51 (15.84%) JavaScript
12 51 (15.84%) SQL
13 50 (15.53%) ITIL
14 48 (14.91%) DNS
14 48 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
15 46 (14.29%) JIRA
15 46 (14.29%) Finance
16 45 (13.98%) Bash Shell
17 44 (13.66%) VMware Infrastructure
17 44 (13.66%) PowerShell
17 44 (13.66%) Scrum
18 43 (13.35%) Windows Server
19 42 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
20 41 (12.73%) Test Automation
20 41 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
21 40 (12.42%) Mathematics
22 39 (12.11%) Cisco

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 23 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.66%) Confluence
3 13 (4.04%) IIS
4 12 (3.73%) Skype for Business
5 11 (3.42%) WebLogic
6 10 (3.11%) OpenStack
6 10 (3.11%) WebSphere
7 8 (2.48%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.31%) JBoss
10 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.31%) WildFly
Applications
1 18 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.24%) Acrobat
5 4 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.11%) Documaker
2 4 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.24%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 42 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (11.49%) GitHub
3 29 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (8.70%) Office 365
5 11 (3.42%) IaaS
6 10 (3.11%) SaaS
7 3 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.93%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.93%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.62%) G Suite
8 2 (0.62%) NuGet
9 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (18.01%) Firewall
2 48 (14.91%) DNS
3 35 (10.87%) TCP/IP
4 30 (9.32%) DHCP
5 25 (7.76%) Internet
6 21 (6.52%) Wireless
7 19 (5.90%) WAN
8 13 (4.04%) SMTP
9 12 (3.73%) LAN
10 11 (3.42%) VLAN
11 10 (3.11%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (3.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (3.11%) ICMP
11 10 (3.11%) IMAP
11 10 (3.11%) IPsec
11 10 (3.11%) OpenVPN
11 10 (3.11%) POP3
11 10 (3.11%) SSH
11 10 (3.11%) Telnet
11 10 (3.11%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (25.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.42%) MongoDB
3 10 (3.11%) Oracle Database
3 10 (3.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.55%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.24%) MySQL
6 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.62%) GIS
8 2 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.62%) Power BI
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (14.29%) JIRA
2 34 (10.56%) Visual Studio
3 23 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 18 (5.59%) ReSharper
5 17 (5.28%) TeamCity
6 15 (4.66%) Git (software)
7 10 (3.11%) Gerrit
7 10 (3.11%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.86%) Selenium
10 5 (1.55%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.55%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.24%) Subversion
12 3 (0.93%) JMeter
12 3 (0.93%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.62%) Gradle
13 2 (0.62%) Hudson
13 2 (0.62%) Maven
13 2 (0.62%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 46 (14.29%) Finance
2 22 (6.83%) Automotive
3 14 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 13 (4.04%) Marketing
5 12 (3.73%) Banking
6 5 (1.55%) Electronics
6 5 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.24%) Law
8 3 (0.93%) Legal
8 3 (0.93%) Military
9 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.62%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) French Language
10 1 (0.31%) Front Office
10 1 (0.31%) German Language
10 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.31%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 85 (26.40%) Developer
2 63 (19.57%) Software Engineer
3 56 (17.39%) C# Developer
4 41 (12.73%) C++ Software Engineer
5 39 (12.11%) Software Developer
6 33 (10.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 29 (9.01%) Analyst
7 29 (9.01%) C++ Developer
8 24 (7.45%) C# Software Developer
9 23 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 22 (6.83%) Support Engineer
11 21 (6.52%) Administrator
12 19 (5.90%) C# Software Engineer
13 18 (5.59%) C++ Software Developer
14 17 (5.28%) 2nd Line Support
14 17 (5.28%) IT Support
14 17 (5.28%) Systems Administrator
14 17 (5.28%) Team Leader
15 15 (4.66%) Windows Engineer
16 14 (4.35%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (18.94%) .NET
2 27 (8.39%) CSS
2 27 (8.39%) HTML
3 25 (7.76%) Middleware
4 22 (6.83%) .NET Framework
4 22 (6.83%) WinForms
4 22 (6.83%) WPF
5 19 (5.90%) AngularJS
5 19 (5.90%) Web Services
6 14 (4.35%) Angular 2
6 14 (4.35%) SOAP
7 12 (3.73%) MFC
8 10 (3.11%) RESTful
8 10 (3.11%) YAML
9 7 (2.17%) DirectX
9 7 (2.17%) OpenGL
10 6 (1.86%) X-Windows
11 4 (1.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 4 (1.24%) STL
12 3 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (9.01%) Data Centre
3 26 (8.07%) Computer Science
4 21 (6.52%) Algorithms
4 21 (6.52%) Public Cloud
5 19 (5.90%) Linux Command Line
6 16 (4.97%) Management Information System
7 14 (4.35%) Data Structures
8 11 (3.42%) Client/Server
8 11 (3.42%) Replication
9 8 (2.48%) Life Science
9 8 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (2.17%) Fintech
11 6 (1.86%) Apple TV
11 6 (1.86%) CUDA
11 6 (1.86%) Device Driver
11 6 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (1.55%) Biotechnology
12 5 (1.55%) Clustering
12 5 (1.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 140 (43.48%) Linux
2 43 (13.35%) Windows Server
3 34 (10.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (9.01%) Mac OS X
4 29 (9.01%) Unix
5 26 (8.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (6.83%) Windows 7
7 19 (5.90%) Windows 10
8 18 (5.59%) Android
9 16 (4.97%) CentOS
10 14 (4.35%) Apple iOS
11 12 (3.73%) Windows XP
12 11 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (3.11%) Solaris
14 8 (2.48%) Mac OS
14 8 (2.48%) Windows Vista
15 7 (2.17%) Ubuntu
16 5 (1.55%) Windows 8
17 4 (1.24%) Debian
17 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (26.71%) Software Engineering
3 50 (15.53%) ITIL
4 48 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (13.66%) Scrum
6 41 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
6 41 (12.73%) Test Automation
7 40 (12.42%) Mathematics
8 38 (11.80%) Multithreading
9 34 (10.56%) DevOps
10 33 (10.25%) Kanban
11 30 (9.32%) Unit Testing
12 25 (7.76%) Configuration Management
13 24 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 22 (6.83%) Service Management
15 21 (6.52%) Cryptography
16 20 (6.21%) SDLC
17 19 (5.90%) Continuous Improvement
18 18 (5.59%) Refactoring
19 17 (5.28%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 97 (30.12%) C#
2 90 (27.95%) Python
3 83 (25.78%) C++
4 51 (15.84%) JavaScript
4 51 (15.84%) SQL
5 45 (13.98%) Bash Shell
6 44 (13.66%) PowerShell
7 35 (10.87%) Java
8 25 (7.76%) C
9 23 (7.14%) T-SQL
10 21 (6.52%) Ruby
11 16 (4.97%) PHP
12 14 (4.35%) Perl
13 10 (3.11%) VB
14 7 (2.17%) TypeScript
14 7 (2.17%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.55%) Embedded C++
16 4 (1.24%) Embedded C
17 3 (0.93%) Go
18 2 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 53 (16.46%) Degree
2 22 (6.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.97%) Network+ Certification
4 14 (4.35%) MCP
5 12 (3.73%) MCSE
6 11 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (3.11%) MCITP
8 9 (2.80%) CCNA
9 8 (2.48%) A+ Certification
9 8 (2.48%) ACDT
9 8 (2.48%) ACHDS
9 8 (2.48%) ACTC
9 8 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (2.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (2.48%) MCDST
9 8 (2.48%) MCSA
9 8 (2.48%) MCSM
10 3 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.62%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.70%) SLA
2 18 (5.59%) QA
3 8 (2.48%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 87 (27.02%) Active Directory
2 44 (13.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (10.87%) Hyper-V
4 20 (6.21%) vSphere
5 15 (4.66%) Virtual Desktop
5 15 (4.66%) Virtual Servers
6 14 (4.35%) Docker
7 12 (3.73%) VirtualBox
8 10 (3.11%) Samba
9 8 (2.48%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.62%) KVM
11 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.62%) Xen
12 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (9.32%) Ansible
2 25 (7.76%) Puppet
2 25 (7.76%) vRealize
3 23 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (4.66%) vCenter Server
5 10 (3.11%) Nagios
5 10 (3.11%) Rancher
5 10 (3.11%) Sysdig
5 10 (3.11%) Terraform
6 9 (2.80%) SCCM
7 8 (2.48%) Backup Exec
7 8 (2.48%) FortiGate
8 7 (2.17%) SCOM
8 7 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (1.86%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (1.24%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (0.62%) SCSM
12 1 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (21.12%) Microsoft
2 51 (15.84%) VMware
3 39 (12.11%) Cisco
4 32 (9.94%) WorldPay
5 27 (8.39%) Citrix
6 25 (7.76%) AppDynamics
6 25 (7.76%) Apple
6 25 (7.76%) BMC
6 25 (7.76%) HP
6 25 (7.76%) Splunk
7 24 (7.45%) ServiceNow
8 20 (6.21%) Oracle
9 16 (4.97%) Fortinet
10 15 (4.66%) F5
11 13 (4.04%) Red Hat
12 11 (3.42%) Intel
13 10 (3.11%) IBM
13 10 (3.11%) New Relic
14 9 (2.80%) Dell
15 8 (2.48%) Meru Networks