Period
to 27 April 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 27 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
27 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 13 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 434 427 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 12.61% 16.96% 16.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.47% 52.20% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 270 358 384
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,050 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £51,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 1,259 818 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 36.59% 32.49% 30.82%
Number of salaries quoted 745 643 702
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,400 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £46,500 £44,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.68% +8.64% +1.25%

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 27 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 239 (55.07%) Linux
2 199 (45.85%) C++
3 197 (45.39%) Software Engineering
4 162 (37.33%) Python
5 144 (33.18%) Computer Science
6 136 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
7 107 (24.65%) C#
8 101 (23.27%) Degree
9 97 (22.35%) Mathematics
9 97 (22.35%) C
10 96 (22.12%) Active Directory
11 90 (20.74%) JavaScript
12 86 (19.82%) Multithreading
13 79 (18.20%) VMware
14 77 (17.74%) Java
15 74 (17.05%) Finance
16 70 (16.13%) SQL
17 67 (15.44%) VMware Infrastructure
18 64 (14.75%) Windows Server
19 59 (13.59%) Test Automation
20 56 (12.90%) Bash Shell
20 56 (12.90%) Data Centre
21 55 (12.67%) Microsoft
22 54 (12.44%) PowerShell
22 54 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
22 54 (12.44%) Physics
23 53 (12.21%) Amazon AWS
24 51 (11.75%) Firewall
25 49 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
26 48 (11.06%) WorldPay

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 9 (2.07%) Confluence
1 9 (2.07%) OpenStack
2 7 (1.61%) WebLogic
2 7 (1.61%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.38%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.15%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.92%) Apache
6 3 (0.69%) IIS
6 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.46%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.46%) nginx
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.92%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.92%) Weka
3 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.23%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.23%) Maya
4 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.23%) Simulink
4 1 (0.23%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 7 (1.61%) Documaker
2 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (12.21%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (6.45%) GitHub
4 15 (3.46%) Office 365
5 10 (2.30%) SaaS
6 9 (2.07%) IaaS
7 4 (0.92%) G Suite
7 4 (0.92%) Slack
8 3 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.46%) PaaS
10 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.23%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 51 (11.75%) Firewall
2 47 (10.83%) DNS
3 38 (8.76%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.53%) DHCP
4 11 (2.53%) Internet
5 10 (2.30%) Broadband
6 9 (2.07%) Ethernet
6 9 (2.07%) SSH
6 9 (2.07%) SSL
7 8 (1.84%) FTP
7 8 (1.84%) SMTP
7 8 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (1.61%) Bluetooth
8 7 (1.61%) HTTP
8 7 (1.61%) HTTPS
8 7 (1.61%) ICMP
8 7 (1.61%) POP3
8 7 (1.61%) SNMP
8 7 (1.61%) Telnet
8 7 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.61%) MongoDB
3 7 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (0.92%) MySQL
5 4 (0.92%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.69%) Big Data
7 2 (0.46%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.46%) GIS
7 2 (0.46%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.46%) HDInsight
8 1 (0.23%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 30 (6.91%) Jenkins
2 24 (5.53%) Visual Studio
3 23 (5.30%) Git (software)
3 23 (5.30%) JIRA
4 12 (2.76%) ReSharper
5 11 (2.53%) TeamCity
6 7 (1.61%) Gerrit
6 7 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (1.61%) Subversion
7 4 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.92%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.69%) Xcode
9 2 (0.46%) GCC
10 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.23%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 74 (17.05%) Finance
2 25 (5.76%) Electronics
3 17 (3.92%) Banking
4 12 (2.76%) Marketing
5 11 (2.53%) Aerospace
5 11 (2.53%) Automotive
6 8 (1.84%) Retail
7 5 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.92%) Legal
9 3 (0.69%) German Language
10 2 (0.46%) Games
10 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 161 (37.10%) Software Engineer
2 115 (26.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 108 (24.88%) Developer
4 69 (15.90%) Software Developer
5 52 (11.98%) C++ Developer
5 52 (11.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 50 (11.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 43 (9.91%) C# Developer
7 43 (9.91%) Graduate
8 42 (9.68%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 39 (8.99%) C++ Software Developer
10 38 (8.76%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
11 31 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
12 30 (6.91%) Support Engineer
12 30 (6.91%) Windows Engineer
13 29 (6.68%) Graduate C++ Developer
13 29 (6.68%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
13 29 (6.68%) Graduate Developer
13 29 (6.68%) Graduate Software Developer
14 28 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (10.83%) .NET
2 41 (9.45%) HTML
3 37 (8.53%) Middleware
4 33 (7.60%) WPF
5 25 (5.76%) WinForms
6 19 (4.38%) MFC
7 18 (4.15%) .NET Framework
8 17 (3.92%) CSS
9 12 (2.76%) Web Services
10 11 (2.53%) Angular 2
10 11 (2.53%) AngularJS
11 10 (2.30%) DirectX
11 10 (2.30%) OpenGL
12 7 (1.61%) RESTful
12 7 (1.61%) SOAP
12 7 (1.61%) YAML
13 6 (1.38%) STL
13 6 (1.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 6 (1.38%) WCF
14 5 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 144 (33.18%) Computer Science
2 56 (12.90%) Data Centre
3 40 (9.22%) Algorithms
4 34 (7.83%) Public Cloud
5 32 (7.37%) Linux Command Line
6 29 (6.68%) Embedded Systems
7 25 (5.76%) Life Science
8 20 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (3.69%) Robotics
10 15 (3.46%) Data Structures
11 12 (2.76%) Replication
12 9 (2.07%) 3D Graphics
13 8 (1.84%) Clustering
14 7 (1.61%) CUDA
14 7 (1.61%) User Experience
15 6 (1.38%) Fintech
16 5 (1.15%) Client/Server
16 5 (1.15%) Device Driver
16 5 (1.15%) Virtual Team
17 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 239 (55.07%) Linux
2 64 (14.75%) Windows Server
3 48 (11.06%) Unix
4 40 (9.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (4.38%) Android
6 19 (4.38%) Mac OS X
7 17 (3.92%) Mac OS
8 14 (3.23%) Windows 10
9 12 (2.76%) Apple iOS
10 11 (2.53%) Windows 7
11 10 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.84%) CentOS
12 8 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.61%) Solaris
14 5 (1.15%) Windows Vista
14 5 (1.15%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.69%) FreeRTOS
16 2 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (45.39%) Software Engineering
2 136 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (22.35%) Mathematics
4 86 (19.82%) Multithreading
5 59 (13.59%) Test Automation
6 54 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (12.44%) Physics
7 49 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
8 47 (10.83%) Scrum
9 46 (10.60%) DevOps
10 45 (10.37%) Configuration Management
11 42 (9.68%) OO
12 41 (9.45%) SDLC
13 40 (9.22%) ITIL
14 32 (7.37%) Continuous Deployment
14 32 (7.37%) Load Balancing
14 32 (7.37%) Project Management
15 28 (6.45%) Software Architecture
16 25 (5.76%) Collaborative Working
17 24 (5.53%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 199 (45.85%) C++
2 162 (37.33%) Python
3 107 (24.65%) C#
4 97 (22.35%) C
5 90 (20.74%) JavaScript
6 77 (17.74%) Java
7 70 (16.13%) SQL
8 56 (12.90%) Bash Shell
9 54 (12.44%) PowerShell
10 40 (9.22%) Ruby
11 31 (7.14%) Embedded C++
12 26 (5.99%) Embedded C
13 19 (4.38%) T-SQL
14 16 (3.69%) PHP
15 10 (2.30%) Perl
15 10 (2.30%) VB
16 8 (1.84%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.69%) Assembly Language
18 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
19 1 (0.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 101 (23.27%) Degree
2 38 (8.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (4.38%) MCITP
3 19 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.38%) CCNA
4 6 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (0.92%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.92%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.92%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.69%) CISSP
7 3 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.46%) MCSE
8 2 (0.46%) PhD
9 1 (0.23%) CISM
9 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.69%) SLA
2 7 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (1.38%) QA
4 2 (0.46%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.23%) COBIT
5 1 (0.23%) COSO
System Software
1 96 (22.12%) Active Directory
2 67 (15.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (6.91%) Virtual Desktop
3 30 (6.91%) Virtual Servers
3 30 (6.91%) vSphere
4 29 (6.68%) Hyper-V
5 22 (5.07%) Firmware
6 11 (2.53%) Docker
7 8 (1.84%) VirtualBox
8 7 (1.61%) Samba
9 3 (0.69%) KVM
9 3 (0.69%) XenServer
10 2 (0.46%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.46%) Ceph
10 2 (0.46%) Varnish
10 2 (0.46%) Xen
11 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 40 (9.22%) Ansible
2 37 (8.53%) vRealize
3 31 (7.14%) Puppet
4 30 (6.91%) vCenter Server
5 28 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (4.38%) Terraform
7 18 (4.15%) SCCM
8 17 (3.92%) SCOM
9 8 (1.84%) Nagios
10 7 (1.61%) Rancher
10 7 (1.61%) Sysdig
11 3 (0.69%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.46%) Nessus
12 2 (0.46%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.46%) yum
13 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (18.20%) VMware
2 55 (12.67%) Microsoft
3 48 (11.06%) WorldPay
4 46 (10.60%) Cisco
5 38 (8.76%) Splunk
6 37 (8.53%) AppDynamics
6 37 (8.53%) BMC
7 33 (7.60%) Citrix
8 30 (6.91%) F5
8 30 (6.91%) Fortinet
9 26 (5.99%) ServiceNow
10 12 (2.76%) HP
11 9 (2.07%) Oracle
11 9 (2.07%) Red Hat
12 8 (1.84%) Intel
13 7 (1.61%) IBM
13 7 (1.61%) New Relic
14 6 (1.38%) Veeam
15 5 (1.15%) Dell
15 5 (1.15%) Wind River