Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 16 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 454 335 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 16.65% 14.37% 15.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.90% 40.22% 50.80%
Number of salaries quoted 345 320 395
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,300 £23,725 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,750 £56,000 £52,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +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 827 833 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 30.33% 35.74% 30.19%
Number of salaries quoted 650 698 746
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,125
90th Percentile £66,375 £62,500 £60,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 25 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 241 (53.08%) C++
2 234 (51.54%) Linux
3 183 (40.31%) Software Engineering
4 155 (34.14%) Degree
5 145 (31.94%) C#
6 144 (31.72%) Java
7 141 (31.06%) Python
8 138 (30.40%) Computer Science
9 99 (21.81%) Mathematics
10 92 (20.26%) Microsoft
11 83 (18.28%) C
12 76 (16.74%) Windows Server
13 75 (16.52%) Physics
14 71 (15.64%) VMware
15 70 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
15 70 (15.42%) SQL
16 68 (14.98%) SQL Server
16 68 (14.98%) SDLC
17 65 (14.32%) .NET
18 63 (13.88%) Algorithms
19 61 (13.44%) Finance
20 60 (13.22%) Multithreading
21 55 (12.11%) Computer Science Degree
21 55 (12.11%) Firewall
22 48 (10.57%) Android
23 47 (10.35%) Active Directory
24 46 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
24 46 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
25 45 (9.91%) JavaScript
26 44 (9.69%) Continuous Integration

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 26 (5.73%) IIS
2 11 (2.42%) Apache
2 11 (2.42%) Cloud Foundry
2 11 (2.42%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.20%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.10%) Skype for Business
5 4 (0.88%) Apache Solr
5 4 (0.88%) Confluence
5 4 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.66%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.44%) nginx
8 1 (0.22%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (4.19%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.22%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 46 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (9.03%) Office 365
3 27 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.10%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.66%) IaaS
6 3 (0.66%) PaaS
7 2 (0.44%) SaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.22%) GitHub
8 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 55 (12.11%) Firewall
2 43 (9.47%) Wireless
3 39 (8.59%) TCP/IP
4 17 (3.74%) SAN
5 16 (3.52%) DNS
6 14 (3.08%) DHCP
6 14 (3.08%) Network Security
6 14 (3.08%) VLAN
7 12 (2.64%) VPN
8 11 (2.42%) Internet
8 11 (2.42%) VoIP
9 10 (2.20%) SSL
10 9 (1.98%) LAN
10 9 (1.98%) NAS
11 8 (1.76%) WAN
12 6 (1.32%) Skype
13 5 (1.10%) Cisco Wireless
13 5 (1.10%) HTTP
13 5 (1.10%) SMS
14 4 (0.88%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (14.98%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (0.66%) Big Data
3 3 (0.66%) GIS
3 3 (0.66%) Text Mining
4 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.22%) DocumentDB
5 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.22%) MS Access
5 1 (0.22%) MySQL
5 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 22 (4.85%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.64%) NUnit
4 11 (2.42%) MSTest
5 9 (1.98%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.76%) JIRA
7 7 (1.54%) MSI
7 7 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.54%) WiX
8 6 (1.32%) ClearCase
8 6 (1.32%) Selenium
8 6 (1.32%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.66%) LabVIEW
10 3 (0.66%) Subversion
11 2 (0.44%) Hudson
11 2 (0.44%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.44%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.22%) GitLab
General
1 61 (13.44%) Finance
2 14 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.54%) Banking
3 7 (1.54%) Retail
4 6 (1.32%) Automotive
5 4 (0.88%) Law
5 4 (0.88%) Marketing
5 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 175 (38.55%) Software Engineer
2 150 (33.04%) C++ Software Engineer
3 133 (29.30%) Developer
4 93 (20.48%) C++ Developer
5 66 (14.54%) Software Developer
6 61 (13.44%) C++ Software Developer
7 59 (13.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 41 (9.03%) Graduate
9 39 (8.59%) C Software Engineer
9 39 (8.59%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 39 (8.59%) Support Engineer
10 36 (7.93%) C# Developer
11 33 (7.27%) C Developer
11 33 (7.27%) C/C++ Developer
11 33 (7.27%) C/C++ Software Developer
11 33 (7.27%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
11 33 (7.27%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 30 (6.61%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 30 (6.61%) Senior Software Engineer
13 27 (5.95%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (14.32%) .NET
2 36 (7.93%) HTML
3 33 (7.27%) Apache Axis
4 32 (7.05%) STL
5 29 (6.39%) ASP.NET
6 23 (5.07%) POSIX
7 22 (4.85%) Web Services
8 19 (4.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 19 (4.19%) MFC
8 19 (4.19%) Qt
9 18 (3.96%) jQuery
10 16 (3.52%) WinForms
10 16 (3.52%) WPF
11 13 (2.86%) XML
12 11 (2.42%) AngularJS
12 11 (2.42%) CSS
12 11 (2.42%) Ninject
12 11 (2.42%) Spring.NET
12 11 (2.42%) Unity DI Container
13 10 (2.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 138 (30.40%) Computer Science
2 63 (13.88%) Algorithms
3 39 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (7.71%) 3D Printing
5 20 (4.41%) Data Structures
6 18 (3.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 16 (3.52%) Client/Server
8 14 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (3.08%) HP Storage
9 12 (2.64%) Data Centre
10 11 (2.42%) Embedded Systems
10 11 (2.42%) Social Network
10 11 (2.42%) User Experience
11 9 (1.98%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.76%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (1.32%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (1.32%) Life Science
13 6 (1.32%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.32%) NHS
14 5 (1.10%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 234 (51.54%) Linux
2 76 (16.74%) Windows Server
3 48 (10.57%) Android
4 31 (6.83%) Unix
5 26 (5.73%) Windows 10
6 25 (5.51%) Apple iOS
7 23 (5.07%) Mac OS
8 20 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (3.96%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 9 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.76%) CentOS
12 6 (1.32%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.88%) Debian
13 4 (0.88%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.66%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.66%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.44%) Solaris
16 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (40.31%) Software Engineering
2 99 (21.81%) Mathematics
3 75 (16.52%) Physics
4 70 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (14.98%) SDLC
6 60 (13.22%) Multithreading
7 44 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (9.03%) OO
9 40 (8.81%) Scrum
10 36 (7.93%) CAD
10 36 (7.93%) CAE
11 35 (7.71%) OOD
12 33 (7.27%) Content Writing
13 29 (6.39%) Machine Learning
14 28 (6.17%) Artificial Intelligence
15 24 (5.29%) OOP
15 24 (5.29%) TDD
16 23 (5.07%) Test Automation
17 22 (4.85%) 3D Modelling
18 21 (4.63%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 241 (53.08%) C++
2 145 (31.94%) C#
3 144 (31.72%) Java
4 141 (31.06%) Python
5 83 (18.28%) C
6 70 (15.42%) SQL
7 45 (9.91%) JavaScript
8 35 (7.71%) Perl
9 28 (6.17%) Objective-C
10 24 (5.29%) Bash Shell
10 24 (5.29%) PowerShell
11 21 (4.63%) MATLAB
12 18 (3.96%) Embedded C++
13 6 (1.32%) Embedded C
13 6 (1.32%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.10%) Ruby
15 3 (0.66%) Lua
16 2 (0.44%) Fortran
16 2 (0.44%) Groovy
16 2 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 155 (34.14%) Degree
2 55 (12.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (7.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (5.07%) MCP
5 20 (4.41%) Numerate Degree
6 12 (2.64%) MCSA
7 9 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.54%) CCNP
8 7 (1.54%) MCSE
9 6 (1.32%) A+ Certification
9 6 (1.32%) Security Cleared
10 5 (1.10%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.88%) LPIC
11 4 (0.88%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.66%) CCNA
12 3 (0.66%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.44%) RHCE
14 1 (0.22%) ISEB
14 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.74%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (10.35%) Active Directory
2 46 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (8.37%) Hyper-V
4 25 (5.51%) Docker
5 5 (1.10%) Firmware
5 5 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.88%) XenApp
7 3 (0.66%) vSphere
7 3 (0.66%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.44%) KVM
8 2 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.44%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.44%) Xen
9 1 (0.22%) iptables
9 1 (0.22%) pfSense
9 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (4.63%) Puppet
2 14 (3.08%) SCCM
3 13 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.76%) Grafana
4 8 (1.76%) Munin
4 8 (1.76%) Salt
4 8 (1.76%) ZABBIX
5 6 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (1.10%) SCDPM
6 5 (1.10%) SCOM
7 3 (0.66%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.22%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 92 (20.26%) Microsoft
2 71 (15.64%) VMware
3 29 (6.39%) Cisco
4 19 (4.19%) Citrix
5 14 (3.08%) HP
6 11 (2.42%) Facebook
6 11 (2.42%) Twitter
7 10 (2.20%) Apple
8 9 (1.98%) Veeam
8 9 (1.98%) WatchGuard
9 8 (1.76%) F5
9 8 (1.76%) NETGEAR
9 8 (1.76%) Oracle
9 8 (1.76%) Perforce
10 5 (1.10%) Brocade
10 5 (1.10%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.10%) Fortinet
10 5 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.66%) NetApp
12 1 (0.22%) Red Hat