Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 15 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 457 378 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 15.05% 16.52% 14.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.72% 44.84% 50.67%
Number of salaries quoted 338 357 372
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £24,780
90th Percentile £62,000 £58,000 £52,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 938 843 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 30.89% 36.84% 28.47%
Number of salaries quoted 722 703 702
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £29,300 £25,000 £26,325
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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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.

1 259 (56.67%) C++
2 245 (53.61%) Linux
3 201 (43.98%) Software Engineering
4 175 (38.29%) Computer Science
5 166 (36.32%) Degree
6 151 (33.04%) Python
7 144 (31.51%) C#
8 133 (29.10%) Java
9 107 (23.41%) Mathematics
10 106 (23.19%) C
11 81 (17.72%) Physics
11 81 (17.72%) SDLC
12 78 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
13 71 (15.54%) Microsoft
13 71 (15.54%) Multithreading
14 61 (13.35%) Algorithms
15 60 (13.13%) Computer Science Degree
16 58 (12.69%) Windows Server
16 58 (12.69%) Finance
17 56 (12.25%) .NET
18 55 (12.04%) Active Directory
18 55 (12.04%) VMware
19 53 (11.60%) SQL
20 48 (10.50%) SQL Server
20 48 (10.50%) OO
20 48 (10.50%) Scrum
21 47 (10.28%) JavaScript
21 47 (10.28%) OOD
22 42 (9.19%) TCP/IP
23 41 (8.97%) HTML

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 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.75%) IIS
4 7 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.66%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.44%) Apache
7 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.22%) nginx
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (7.44%) Office 365
3 22 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.09%) OneDrive
5 4 (0.88%) SaaS
6 3 (0.66%) IaaS
6 3 (0.66%) PaaS
7 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.44%) GitHub
8 1 (0.22%) G Suite
8 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 42 (9.19%) TCP/IP
2 41 (8.97%) Firewall
3 38 (8.32%) Wireless
4 17 (3.72%) SAN
5 15 (3.28%) Internet
6 13 (2.84%) DNS
7 12 (2.63%) Network Security
8 11 (2.41%) DHCP
9 10 (2.19%) VPN
10 9 (1.97%) LAN
11 8 (1.75%) NAS
11 8 (1.75%) SSL
11 8 (1.75%) VoIP
11 8 (1.75%) WAN
12 6 (1.31%) Skype
12 6 (1.31%) VLAN
13 5 (1.09%) Cisco Wireless
13 5 (1.09%) HTTP
13 5 (1.09%) SMS
14 4 (0.88%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (0.66%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.44%) Big Data
4 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.44%) Text Mining
5 1 (0.22%) DocumentDB
5 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (6.13%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.60%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.41%) NUnit
3 11 (2.41%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.19%) MSTest
5 7 (1.53%) MSI
5 7 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.53%) WiX
6 6 (1.31%) ClearCase
6 6 (1.31%) Hudson
6 6 (1.31%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.88%) JIRA
7 4 (0.88%) Subversion
8 2 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.44%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.44%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.44%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.22%) GitLab
9 1 (0.22%) YouTrack
General
1 58 (12.69%) Finance
2 12 (2.63%) Retail
3 9 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (1.97%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.31%) Electronics
5 5 (1.09%) Automotive
6 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.22%) Banking
7 1 (0.22%) French Language
7 1 (0.22%) Games
7 1 (0.22%) German Language
7 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.22%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 188 (41.14%) Software Engineer
2 165 (36.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 142 (31.07%) Developer
4 103 (22.54%) C++ Developer
5 76 (16.63%) Software Developer
6 65 (14.22%) C++ Software Developer
7 62 (13.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 44 (9.63%) Graduate
9 43 (9.41%) C Software Engineer
9 43 (9.41%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 38 (8.32%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
10 38 (8.32%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 37 (8.10%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 37 (8.10%) Senior Software Engineer
12 34 (7.44%) Embedded Engineer
13 33 (7.22%) C# Developer
14 32 (7.00%) Principal Engineer
14 32 (7.00%) Principal Software Engineer
15 31 (6.78%) Java Engineer
15 31 (6.78%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (12.25%) .NET
2 41 (8.97%) HTML
3 38 (8.32%) STL
4 29 (6.35%) Apache Axis
5 23 (5.03%) ASP.NET
6 22 (4.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 22 (4.81%) POSIX
6 22 (4.81%) Qt
7 18 (3.94%) WPF
8 16 (3.50%) jQuery
8 16 (3.50%) MFC
9 14 (3.06%) Web Services
10 12 (2.63%) WinForms
10 12 (2.63%) XML
11 10 (2.19%) DirectX
11 10 (2.19%) Ninject
11 10 (2.19%) OpenGL
11 10 (2.19%) Spring.NET
11 10 (2.19%) Unity DI Container
12 9 (1.97%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 175 (38.29%) Computer Science
2 61 (13.35%) Algorithms
3 38 (8.32%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (6.35%) 3D Printing
5 21 (4.60%) Data Structures
5 21 (4.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 19 (4.16%) Embedded Systems
7 17 (3.72%) Data Centre
7 17 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (3.28%) Client/Server
9 14 (3.06%) Life Science
10 13 (2.84%) User Experience
11 10 (2.19%) HP Storage
11 10 (2.19%) Social Network
12 9 (1.97%) 3D Graphics
13 7 (1.53%) Public Cloud
14 6 (1.31%) Mobile App
15 5 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
15 5 (1.09%) Internet of Things
15 5 (1.09%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 245 (53.61%) Linux
2 58 (12.69%) Windows Server
3 35 (7.66%) Android
4 32 (7.00%) Windows 10
5 31 (6.78%) Unix
6 24 (5.25%) Mac OS
7 22 (4.81%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 18 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (3.50%) Apple iOS
10 14 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (2.63%) Mac OS X
11 12 (2.63%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.31%) CentOS
12 6 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.66%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.44%) Debian
14 2 (0.44%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (43.98%) Software Engineering
2 107 (23.41%) Mathematics
3 81 (17.72%) Physics
3 81 (17.72%) SDLC
4 78 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (15.54%) Multithreading
6 48 (10.50%) OO
6 48 (10.50%) Scrum
7 47 (10.28%) OOD
8 38 (8.32%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (7.44%) Machine Learning
10 31 (6.78%) CAD
10 31 (6.78%) CAE
11 29 (6.35%) Artificial Intelligence
11 29 (6.35%) Content Writing
12 27 (5.91%) OOP
13 26 (5.69%) Software Architecture
14 25 (5.47%) Collaborative Working
15 22 (4.81%) Cryptography
16 21 (4.60%) UML
Programming Languages
1 259 (56.67%) C++
2 151 (33.04%) Python
3 144 (31.51%) C#
4 133 (29.10%) Java
5 106 (23.19%) C
6 53 (11.60%) SQL
7 47 (10.28%) JavaScript
8 28 (6.13%) Embedded C++
9 26 (5.69%) Objective-C
10 25 (5.47%) MATLAB
11 17 (3.72%) Bash Shell
12 16 (3.50%) Perl
13 15 (3.28%) Embedded C
14 7 (1.53%) PowerShell
15 5 (1.09%) Ruby
16 4 (0.88%) Groovy
17 2 (0.44%) Assembly Language
17 2 (0.44%) Lua
17 2 (0.44%) Shell Script
18 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 166 (36.32%) Degree
2 60 (13.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (4.60%) MCP
5 12 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
6 10 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.75%) MCSA
8 7 (1.53%) CCNP
9 6 (1.31%) A+ Certification
9 6 (1.31%) MCSE
10 5 (1.09%) DBS Check
10 5 (1.09%) PhD
11 4 (0.88%) CCNA
11 4 (0.88%) MCITP
12 2 (0.44%) CISSP
12 2 (0.44%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.22%) LPIC
13 1 (0.22%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.84%) QA
2 5 (1.09%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (12.04%) Active Directory
2 35 (7.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (7.44%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.28%) Docker
5 8 (1.75%) Firmware
6 3 (0.66%) vSphere
7 2 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.44%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.22%) KVM
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (3.50%) SCCM
2 8 (1.75%) Puppet
3 6 (1.31%) SCOM
3 6 (1.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.09%) Grafana
4 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (1.09%) Munin
4 5 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.09%) Salt
4 5 (1.09%) SCDPM
4 5 (1.09%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.44%) Nagios
6 1 (0.22%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 71 (15.54%) Microsoft
2 55 (12.04%) VMware
3 27 (5.91%) Cisco
4 12 (2.63%) HP
5 11 (2.41%) Citrix
6 10 (2.19%) Facebook
6 10 (2.19%) Twitter
7 7 (1.53%) Apple
7 7 (1.53%) Perforce
7 7 (1.53%) WatchGuard
8 6 (1.31%) F5
9 5 (1.09%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.09%) Veeam
10 4 (0.88%) Brocade
10 4 (0.88%) Fortinet
10 4 (0.88%) Oracle
11 3 (0.66%) NetApp
11 3 (0.66%) NETGEAR
11 3 (0.66%) QNX