Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 15 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 275 456 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 13.21% 15.05% 16.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.68% 48.82% 44.75%
Number of salaries quoted 214 337 359
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,250 £57,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 693 934 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 33.29% 30.83% 36.91%
Number of salaries quoted 508 718 708
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -1.16%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,175 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.21% +11.76% -

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 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 112 (40.73%) Linux
2 93 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (33.09%) Microsoft
4 89 (32.36%) Active Directory
5 84 (30.55%) SQL Server
6 62 (22.55%) Windows Server
7 61 (22.18%) Firewall
8 59 (21.45%) C#
9 58 (21.09%) Python
10 55 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 53 (19.27%) C++
12 52 (18.91%) SQL
13 50 (18.18%) VMware
14 46 (16.73%) ITIL
15 43 (15.64%) Degree
16 41 (14.91%) TCP/IP
17 37 (13.45%) .NET
17 37 (13.45%) Finance
18 36 (13.09%) Scrum
19 34 (12.36%) JIRA
20 33 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
21 32 (11.64%) Office 365
22 31 (11.27%) WAN
23 30 (10.91%) DNS
23 30 (10.91%) Test Automation
24 29 (10.55%) Java
25 28 (10.18%) LAN
25 28 (10.18%) Project Management
26 27 (9.82%) Hyper-V
26 27 (9.82%) 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 (9.45%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.09%) IIS
3 10 (3.64%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.91%) Confluence
5 7 (2.55%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (1.82%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.09%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.09%) JBoss
8 3 (1.09%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.09%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.73%) Apache
9 2 (0.73%) WildFly
10 1 (0.36%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (7.64%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.36%) EPLAN
6 1 (0.36%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.45%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.09%) Documaker
3 2 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.73%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.36%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.36%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.64%) Office 365
2 23 (8.36%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (6.55%) GitHub
5 14 (5.09%) SaaS
6 4 (1.45%) IaaS
7 3 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.09%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.09%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (22.18%) Firewall
2 41 (14.91%) TCP/IP
3 31 (11.27%) WAN
4 30 (10.91%) DNS
5 28 (10.18%) LAN
6 24 (8.73%) VLAN
7 20 (7.27%) DHCP
7 20 (7.27%) VPN
7 20 (7.27%) Wireless
8 14 (5.09%) BGP
8 14 (5.09%) Internet
9 9 (3.27%) Network Security
10 8 (2.91%) Ethernet
10 8 (2.91%) IP Telephony
11 7 (2.55%) DMZ
11 7 (2.55%) Intranet
11 7 (2.55%) VoIP
12 6 (2.18%) SAN
13 5 (1.82%) SMTP
14 3 (1.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (30.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.55%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (1.45%) GIS
5 4 (1.45%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.09%) MySQL
6 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.73%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.73%) Power BI
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (12.36%) JIRA
2 24 (8.73%) Visual Studio
3 17 (6.18%) Jenkins
4 16 (5.82%) Git (software)
5 14 (5.09%) TeamCity
6 9 (3.27%) Gradle
6 9 (3.27%) Maven
7 8 (2.91%) ReSharper
8 6 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.82%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.82%) Hudson
10 4 (1.45%) JMeter
10 4 (1.45%) SoapUI
10 4 (1.45%) Subversion
11 3 (1.09%) Gerrit
11 3 (1.09%) Selenium
11 3 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio Coded UI
12 2 (0.73%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
General
1 37 (13.45%) Finance
2 16 (5.82%) Automotive
3 11 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.64%) Back Office
5 9 (3.27%) Local Government
6 8 (2.91%) Aerospace
7 7 (2.55%) Publishing
8 6 (2.18%) Banking
8 6 (2.18%) Marketing
9 4 (1.45%) Electronics
9 4 (1.45%) Law
10 3 (1.09%) Military
11 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.36%) French Language
12 1 (0.36%) Front Office
12 1 (0.36%) German Language
12 1 (0.36%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.36%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (18.55%) Developer
2 36 (13.09%) Software Engineer
3 32 (11.64%) Analyst
4 31 (11.27%) C# Developer
5 29 (10.55%) IT Support
6 27 (9.82%) C++ Software Engineer
7 24 (8.73%) Support Engineer
8 21 (7.64%) 2nd Line Support
9 20 (7.27%) C++ Developer
10 18 (6.55%) Test Engineer
10 18 (6.55%) Windows Engineer
11 17 (6.18%) Administrator
11 17 (6.18%) Desktop Support
11 17 (6.18%) Systems Administrator
12 16 (5.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (5.82%) Software Developer
13 15 (5.45%) IT Manager
13 15 (5.45%) Support Analyst
13 15 (5.45%) Team Leader
14 14 (5.09%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.45%) .NET
2 14 (5.09%) WPF
3 13 (4.73%) AngularJS
3 13 (4.73%) CSS
3 13 (4.73%) HTML
4 12 (4.36%) WinForms
5 11 (4.00%) Web Services
6 10 (3.64%) .NET Framework
7 8 (2.91%) Angular 2
7 8 (2.91%) SOAP
8 7 (2.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 7 (2.55%) MFC
8 7 (2.55%) STL
9 3 (1.09%) Middleware
9 3 (1.09%) RESTful
9 3 (1.09%) XML
9 3 (1.09%) YAML
10 2 (0.73%) JSON
10 2 (0.73%) Qt
10 2 (0.73%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.27%) Management Information System
2 18 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.82%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.09%) Client/Server
5 12 (4.36%) Algorithms
5 12 (4.36%) Life Science
5 12 (4.36%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.91%) Data Structures
7 7 (2.55%) Device Driver
8 6 (2.18%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.82%) Apple TV
9 5 (1.82%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.82%) iPhone
9 5 (1.82%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.45%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.09%) Fintech
11 3 (1.09%) Replication
11 3 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.73%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.73%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 112 (40.73%) Linux
2 62 (22.55%) Windows Server
3 33 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (9.45%) Windows 10
5 22 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (6.91%) Windows 7
7 15 (5.45%) Mac OS X
8 14 (5.09%) Android
8 14 (5.09%) Apple iOS
9 13 (4.73%) Unix
10 12 (4.36%) CentOS
11 10 (3.64%) Ubuntu
12 7 (2.55%) Debian
13 5 (1.82%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.82%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.09%) Solaris
16 2 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.73%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 46 (16.73%) ITIL
4 36 (13.09%) Scrum
5 30 (10.91%) Test Automation
6 28 (10.18%) Project Management
7 27 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (9.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 27 (9.82%) Multithreading
8 25 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (8.36%) Kanban
9 23 (8.36%) Mathematics
10 22 (8.00%) CRM
11 21 (7.64%) High Availability
12 18 (6.55%) Unit Testing
13 17 (6.18%) Cryptography
13 17 (6.18%) ERP
13 17 (6.18%) IT Strategy
13 17 (6.18%) Software Testing
14 15 (5.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 59 (21.45%) C#
2 58 (21.09%) Python
3 53 (19.27%) C++
4 52 (18.91%) SQL
5 29 (10.55%) Java
6 27 (9.82%) PowerShell
7 22 (8.00%) Bash Shell
8 15 (5.45%) JavaScript
9 11 (4.00%) Perl
10 10 (3.64%) C
10 10 (3.64%) VB
11 9 (3.27%) PHP
11 9 (3.27%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.82%) Ruby
12 5 (1.82%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.45%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.09%) Go
15 2 (0.73%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.73%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 43 (15.64%) Degree
2 15 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.73%) Network+ Certification
4 12 (4.36%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (4.00%) MCP
6 10 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (3.27%) MCSE
8 8 (2.91%) A+ Certification
8 8 (2.91%) ACDT
8 8 (2.91%) ACHDS
8 8 (2.91%) ACTC
8 8 (2.91%) CCNA
8 8 (2.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (2.91%) MCDST
8 8 (2.91%) MCSA
8 8 (2.91%) MCSM
9 6 (2.18%) MCITP
10 5 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (1.45%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.27%) QA
2 12 (4.36%) SLA
3 5 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 89 (32.36%) Active Directory
2 27 (9.82%) Hyper-V
3 26 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.64%) Docker
4 10 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (2.91%) vSphere
6 7 (2.55%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.45%) VirtualBox
8 3 (1.09%) Samba
9 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.73%) XenApp
10 1 (0.36%) KVM
10 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (5.09%) Ansible
2 13 (4.73%) Puppet
3 7 (2.55%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.82%) SCCM
6 4 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.09%) Nagios
7 3 (1.09%) Rancher
7 3 (1.09%) SCOM
7 3 (1.09%) Sysdig
7 3 (1.09%) vRealize
8 2 (0.73%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.73%) SCSM
9 1 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.36%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 91 (33.09%) Microsoft
2 50 (18.18%) VMware
3 23 (8.36%) Apple
4 20 (7.27%) Oracle
5 19 (6.91%) HP
6 17 (6.18%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (6.18%) Veeam
7 16 (5.82%) Cisco
8 12 (4.36%) Citrix
9 9 (3.27%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.91%) Dell
10 8 (2.91%) Mitel
10 8 (2.91%) ProCurve
10 8 (2.91%) WatchGuard
11 7 (2.55%) Meru Networks
11 7 (2.55%) WorldPay
12 5 (1.82%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.82%) Samsung
13 4 (1.45%) Intel
13 4 (1.45%) SonicWALL