Period
to 16 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 17 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 248 401 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 12.10% 12.78% 18.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.11% 41.99% 50.36%
Number of salaries quoted 190 291 390
Cambridge median annual salary £44,200 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,750 £58,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.25% - -

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 727 955 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 35.48% 30.44% 37.62%
Number of salaries quoted 511 702 704
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £62,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 101 (40.73%) Linux
2 95 (38.31%) Microsoft
3 83 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (31.85%) Active Directory
4 79 (31.85%) SQL Server
5 64 (25.81%) Windows Server
6 63 (25.40%) Firewall
7 60 (24.19%) Python
8 57 (22.98%) SQL
9 45 (18.15%) VMware
10 42 (16.94%) Problem-Solving
11 41 (16.53%) .NET
12 39 (15.73%) C#
12 39 (15.73%) JIRA
13 38 (15.32%) Degree
14 37 (14.92%) TCP/IP
14 37 (14.92%) Software Engineering
15 36 (14.52%) Project Management
16 35 (14.11%) Java
17 33 (13.31%) C++
17 33 (13.31%) WAN
18 32 (12.90%) PowerShell
19 31 (12.50%) Jenkins
19 31 (12.50%) Visual Studio
20 30 (12.10%) LAN
20 30 (12.10%) Client/Server
21 29 (11.69%) ITIL
21 29 (11.69%) JavaScript
22 28 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
23 27 (10.89%) Test Automation

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 18 (7.26%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.05%) IIS
3 7 (2.82%) JBoss
4 6 (2.42%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.42%) WildFly
5 5 (2.02%) Confluence
5 5 (2.02%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (1.21%) ArcGIS
7 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.81%) Apache
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.40%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (10.48%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.82%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.81%) EPLAN
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.81%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) NetSuite
1 2 (0.81%) Sage 200
1 2 (0.81%) Sage 50
1 2 (0.81%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.08%) Office 365
2 24 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.03%) GitHub
4 10 (4.03%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.40%) IaaS
5 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (25.40%) Firewall
2 37 (14.92%) TCP/IP
3 33 (13.31%) WAN
4 30 (12.10%) LAN
5 25 (10.08%) VLAN
6 23 (9.27%) DNS
6 23 (9.27%) VPN
7 16 (6.45%) Wireless
8 15 (6.05%) BGP
9 11 (4.44%) Internet
10 10 (4.03%) DHCP
11 8 (3.23%) Ethernet
11 8 (3.23%) IP Telephony
11 8 (3.23%) Network Security
12 7 (2.82%) DMZ
12 7 (2.82%) Intranet
13 6 (2.42%) SAN
14 4 (1.61%) VoIP
15 2 (0.81%) OSPF
15 2 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (31.85%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (2.42%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.61%) MySQL
5 3 (1.21%) GIS
5 3 (1.21%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.81%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 39 (15.73%) JIRA
2 31 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 31 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 26 (10.48%) TeamCity
4 25 (10.08%) Git (software)
5 23 (9.27%) Gradle
5 23 (9.27%) Maven
6 12 (4.84%) Hudson
7 9 (3.63%) Subversion
8 5 (2.02%) Bitbucket
8 5 (2.02%) ReSharper
8 5 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.81%) JMeter
9 2 (0.81%) Selenium
9 2 (0.81%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.40%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.40%) GitLab
10 1 (0.40%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (7.26%) Finance
2 15 (6.05%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.65%) Automotive
3 14 (5.65%) Back Office
4 9 (3.63%) Local Government
5 7 (2.82%) Publishing
6 6 (2.42%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.81%) Electronics
7 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.81%) Retail
8 1 (0.40%) French Language
8 1 (0.40%) German Language
8 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.40%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 45 (18.15%) Developer
2 27 (10.89%) Analyst
3 26 (10.48%) Support Engineer
4 23 (9.27%) C++ Developer
4 23 (9.27%) IT Support
5 22 (8.87%) Test Engineer
6 20 (8.06%) C# Developer
7 19 (7.66%) IT Manager
8 16 (6.45%) Administrator
8 16 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
9 15 (6.05%) 2nd Line Support
9 15 (6.05%) Software Engineer
9 15 (6.05%) Test Automation Engineer
9 15 (6.05%) Windows Engineer
10 14 (5.65%) Linux Administrator
10 14 (5.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 14 (5.65%) Support Analyst
11 13 (5.24%) Windows Support Engineer
12 12 (4.84%) IT Technical Manager
12 12 (4.84%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.53%) .NET
2 22 (8.87%) CSS
2 22 (8.87%) HTML
3 14 (5.65%) XML
4 13 (5.24%) JSON
5 12 (4.84%) WPF
6 11 (4.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 11 (4.44%) STL
7 8 (3.23%) AngularJS
7 8 (3.23%) WCF
8 6 (2.42%) Angular 2
9 5 (2.02%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.61%) ASP.NET
10 4 (1.61%) LDAP
10 4 (1.61%) Web Services
11 3 (1.21%) jQuery
11 3 (1.21%) MFC
11 3 (1.21%) SOAP
11 3 (1.21%) WinForms
12 2 (0.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.10%) Client/Server
2 20 (8.06%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (7.66%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.65%) Animation
4 14 (5.65%) Photography
5 12 (4.84%) Fintech
6 10 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.03%) Life Science
7 8 (3.23%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.82%) Public Cloud
9 6 (2.42%) Mobile App
10 5 (2.02%) Data Structures
10 5 (2.02%) Device Driver
10 5 (2.02%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.61%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.61%) iPhone
12 2 (0.81%) Apple TV
12 2 (0.81%) PKI
12 2 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 101 (40.73%) Linux
2 64 (25.81%) Windows Server
3 24 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (8.06%) Windows 10
4 20 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (6.85%) Unix
6 13 (5.24%) Windows 7
7 12 (4.84%) Ubuntu
8 10 (4.03%) Mac OS X
9 9 (3.63%) Apple iOS
9 9 (3.63%) CentOS
10 8 (3.23%) Android
11 7 (2.82%) Debian
12 5 (2.02%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.40%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (16.94%) Problem-Solving
3 37 (14.92%) Software Engineering
4 36 (14.52%) Project Management
5 29 (11.69%) ITIL
6 28 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (10.89%) CRM
7 27 (10.89%) Scrum
7 27 (10.89%) Test Automation
8 25 (10.08%) E-Commerce
9 24 (9.68%) Configuration Management
9 24 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 22 (8.87%) High Availability
11 21 (8.47%) IT Strategy
11 21 (8.47%) Kanban
12 20 (8.06%) Computer Science
13 18 (7.26%) Multithreading
13 18 (7.26%) Software Testing
14 17 (6.85%) ERP
14 17 (6.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 60 (24.19%) Python
2 57 (22.98%) SQL
3 39 (15.73%) C#
4 35 (14.11%) Java
5 33 (13.31%) C++
6 32 (12.90%) PowerShell
7 29 (11.69%) JavaScript
8 25 (10.08%) PHP
9 22 (8.87%) Bash Shell
10 14 (5.65%) Ruby
11 11 (4.44%) Perl
12 7 (2.82%) VB
13 6 (2.42%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.02%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.21%) C
15 3 (1.21%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.21%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.81%) R
17 1 (0.40%) Embedded C++
17 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 38 (15.32%) Degree
2 13 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (5.24%) Network+ Certification
3 10 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (4.03%) ISEB
3 10 (4.03%) ISTQB
3 10 (4.03%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (4.03%) MCP
4 9 (3.63%) A+ Certification
4 9 (3.63%) CCNA
5 8 (3.23%) ACDT
5 8 (3.23%) ACHDS
5 8 (3.23%) ACTC
5 8 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (3.23%) MCDST
5 8 (3.23%) MCSA
5 8 (3.23%) MCSE
5 8 (3.23%) MCSM
5 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.65%) QA
2 11 (4.44%) SLA
3 5 (2.02%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.40%) GDPR
System Software
1 79 (31.85%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.26%) Hyper-V
2 18 (7.26%) Virtual Machines
2 18 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.84%) Docker
4 7 (2.82%) vSphere
5 4 (1.61%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.40%) KVM
6 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.40%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.40%) Xen
6 1 (0.40%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (10.89%) Ansible
1 27 (10.89%) Puppet
2 6 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.61%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 95 (38.31%) Microsoft
2 45 (18.15%) VMware
3 21 (8.47%) Salesforce.com
3 21 (8.47%) Veeam
4 19 (7.66%) Apple
5 17 (6.85%) Oracle
6 13 (5.24%) WorldPay
7 12 (4.84%) Cisco
7 12 (4.84%) HP
8 8 (3.23%) Mitel
8 8 (3.23%) ProCurve
8 8 (3.23%) WatchGuard
9 7 (2.82%) Citrix
10 6 (2.42%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.42%) SonicWALL
11 5 (2.02%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.61%) Dell
12 4 (1.61%) Meru Networks
12 4 (1.61%) Samsung
13 3 (1.21%) ESRI