Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Problem-Solving skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Problem-Solving over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 20 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 416 442 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 12.01% 11.60% 9.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.06% 12.59% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 250 404 277
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £22,000 £29,000 £23,400
90th Percentile £65,125 £61,250 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Problem-Solving is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,185 3,511 3,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 91.97% 92.13% 89.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,162 2,717 2,635
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.16%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Cambridgeshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Cambridgeshire

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Cambridgeshire

Problem-Solving
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +51 209 £36,000 -20.00% 15
Cambridge -11 174 £45,000 - 63
Huntingdon +3 7 £42,500 +34.92%
Problem-Solving
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing Problem-Solving 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 175 (42.07%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (31.01%) Self-Motivation
3 112 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (26.68%) Firewall
5 104 (25.00%) Retail
6 97 (23.32%) Cisco
7 90 (21.63%) Cisco Certification
8 88 (21.15%) Finance
9 87 (20.91%) Degree
10 79 (18.99%) Microsoft
11 76 (18.27%) Information Security
12 69 (16.59%) CheckPoint
12 69 (16.59%) Analytics
13 66 (15.87%) Mentoring
13 66 (15.87%) Symantec
13 66 (15.87%) Wireshark
14 65 (15.63%) Software Engineering
15 62 (14.90%) LAN
16 61 (14.66%) WAN
16 61 (14.66%) CCNA
16 61 (14.66%) Windows
16 61 (14.66%) Computer Science
17 60 (14.42%) Intrusion Detection
18 58 (13.94%) Linux
19 57 (13.70%) Wi-Fi
19 57 (13.70%) Network Security
20 55 (13.22%) JavaScript
20 55 (13.22%) SQL
20 55 (13.22%) TCP/IP
21 53 (12.74%) Ethernet

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 10 (2.40%) MS Exchange
1 10 (2.40%) OpenStack
2 7 (1.68%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.96%) ColdFusion
4 3 (0.72%) Apache
5 2 (0.48%) IIS
5 2 (0.48%) JBoss
5 2 (0.48%) SAS
5 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.48%) WordPress
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.24%) WildFly
Applications
1 32 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.68%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.96%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.72%) EngageOne
7 3 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.72%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.48%) BPCS
3 2 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (2.64%) Office 365
2 7 (1.68%) GitHub
3 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.44%) Slack
3 6 (1.44%) Trello
4 4 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.96%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.96%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (0.48%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (26.68%) Firewall
2 66 (15.87%) Wireshark
3 62 (14.90%) LAN
4 61 (14.66%) WAN
5 60 (14.42%) Intrusion Detection
6 57 (13.70%) Network Security
6 57 (13.70%) Wi-Fi
7 55 (13.22%) TCP/IP
8 53 (12.74%) Ethernet
9 37 (8.89%) OSPF
10 35 (8.41%) VoIP
11 17 (4.09%) BGP
12 10 (2.40%) Wireless
13 9 (2.16%) HTTP
14 8 (1.92%) Frame Relay
14 8 (1.92%) Internet
14 8 (1.92%) Software-Defined Networking
15 7 (1.68%) VPN
16 4 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
16 4 (0.96%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (2.16%) Big Data
4 8 (1.92%) MySQL
5 7 (1.68%) MariaDB
5 7 (1.68%) Power BI
6 6 (1.44%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.20%) OLAP
7 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (0.72%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.72%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.48%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.24%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.24%) HBase
11 1 (0.24%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 23 (5.53%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.09%) JIRA
3 10 (2.40%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.44%) Mocha
5 5 (1.20%) Selenium
6 4 (0.96%) Jasmine
6 4 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.96%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.96%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.72%) Maven
8 2 (0.48%) Gradle
8 2 (0.48%) Hudson
8 2 (0.48%) Redmine
8 2 (0.48%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.24%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.24%) Grunt
9 1 (0.24%) gulp
9 1 (0.24%) VisualVM
9 1 (0.24%) webpack
General
1 104 (25.00%) Retail
2 88 (21.15%) Finance
3 16 (3.85%) Games
4 15 (3.61%) Marketing
5 13 (3.13%) Electronics
6 9 (2.16%) Law
6 9 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.44%) Advertising
8 4 (0.96%) Billing
8 4 (0.96%) Legal
9 3 (0.72%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.48%) Banking
10 2 (0.48%) German Language
10 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.24%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 135 (32.45%) Analyst
2 76 (18.27%) Developer
3 37 (8.89%) Network Analyst
4 31 (7.45%) Security Analyst
5 27 (6.49%) Software Engineer
6 26 (6.25%) Graduate
6 26 (6.25%) Technical Leader
7 25 (6.01%) SIEM Analyst
8 24 (5.77%) Software Developer
9 22 (5.29%) SOC Analyst
10 20 (4.81%) Network Security Analyst
11 18 (4.33%) Senior Developer
11 18 (4.33%) SIEM Engineer
11 18 (4.33%) SOC Engineer
11 18 (4.33%) Team Leader
12 13 (3.13%) .NET Developer
12 13 (3.13%) C# Developer
13 12 (2.88%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 12 (2.88%) Service Analyst
14 10 (2.40%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (9.38%) .NET
2 31 (7.45%) HTML
3 27 (6.49%) CSS
4 24 (5.77%) Web Services
5 15 (3.61%) HTML5
6 14 (3.37%) jQuery
6 14 (3.37%) RESTful
7 13 (3.13%) AngularJS
7 13 (3.13%) ASP.NET
7 13 (3.13%) XML
8 12 (2.88%) EDI
8 12 (2.88%) Node.js
9 10 (2.40%) .NET Framework
9 10 (2.40%) React
10 8 (1.92%) REST
11 7 (1.68%) Ajax
12 6 (1.44%) Vue.js
13 5 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (0.72%) Apache Flex
14 3 (0.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 175 (42.07%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (31.01%) Self-Motivation
3 61 (14.66%) Computer Science
4 46 (11.06%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 44 (10.58%) Data Centre
6 39 (9.38%) Cyberthreat
7 25 (6.01%) Management Information System
8 23 (5.53%) Driving Licence
9 19 (4.57%) Security Operations Centre
10 16 (3.85%) Cyber Defence
11 15 (3.61%) Algorithms
12 12 (2.88%) Life Science
13 11 (2.64%) User Experience
14 10 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
15 8 (1.92%) NHS
16 6 (1.44%) Biotechnology
17 5 (1.20%) Analytical Mindset
17 5 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
17 5 (1.20%) Fintech
17 5 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 61 (14.66%) Windows
2 58 (13.94%) Linux
3 15 (3.61%) Unix
4 12 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.44%) Android
5 6 (1.44%) Mac OS
5 6 (1.44%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.44%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.44%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.44%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.96%) CentOS
6 4 (0.96%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.48%) Fedora
7 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.48%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (18.27%) Information Security
3 69 (16.59%) Analytics
4 66 (15.87%) Mentoring
5 65 (15.63%) Software Engineering
6 53 (12.74%) Network Management
7 52 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 52 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
7 52 (12.50%) Event Correlation
7 52 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 52 (12.50%) Security Operations
7 52 (12.50%) SIEM
8 50 (12.02%) Kalman Filter
9 47 (11.30%) ITIL
9 47 (11.30%) Mathematics
9 47 (11.30%) Web Filtering
10 46 (11.06%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 46 (11.06%) Threat Intelligence
11 45 (10.82%) OO
12 43 (10.34%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 55 (13.22%) JavaScript
1 55 (13.22%) SQL
2 45 (10.82%) C#
3 39 (9.38%) Python
4 29 (6.97%) C++
5 24 (5.77%) Java
6 21 (5.05%) C
7 10 (2.40%) PHP
8 7 (1.68%) ES6
8 7 (1.68%) Perl
9 5 (1.20%) R
9 5 (1.20%) TypeScript
9 5 (1.20%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.96%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.96%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.72%) MATLAB
11 3 (0.72%) Ruby
12 2 (0.48%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.48%) Java 8
12 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 90 (21.63%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (20.91%) Degree
3 61 (14.66%) CCNA
4 50 (12.02%) CCNP
5 48 (11.54%) CISSP
6 34 (8.17%) MCSE
6 34 (8.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (7.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 30 (7.21%) CCSP
7 30 (7.21%) CSSLP
7 30 (7.21%) GCWN
7 30 (7.21%) ISSAP
7 30 (7.21%) ISSEP
7 30 (7.21%) RHCA
7 30 (7.21%) RHCE
7 30 (7.21%) SANS
7 30 (7.21%) SSCP
8 27 (6.49%) CCIE Security
8 27 (6.49%) VCAP
8 27 (6.49%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.17%) SLA
2 24 (5.77%) QA
3 5 (1.20%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.20%) GDPR
4 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (4.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.92%) Lustre
3 7 (1.68%) Docker
4 5 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.72%) XenApp
5 3 (0.72%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 46 (11.06%) RSA Security Analytics
2 36 (8.65%) Stealthwatch
3 7 (1.68%) Puppet
4 6 (1.44%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.20%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.96%) Ansible
6 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.96%) ServiceCenter
6 4 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.72%) SCCM
8 2 (0.48%) Cacti
8 2 (0.48%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.48%) Icinga
8 2 (0.48%) Nagios
8 2 (0.48%) SCSM
9 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 97 (23.32%) Cisco
2 79 (18.99%) Microsoft
3 69 (16.59%) CheckPoint
4 66 (15.87%) Symantec
5 46 (11.06%) Splunk
6 38 (9.13%) Avaya
7 33 (7.93%) Nortel
7 33 (7.93%) Riverbed
7 33 (7.93%) VMware
8 30 (7.21%) Red Hat
9 20 (4.81%) Palo Alto
9 20 (4.81%) SolarWinds
10 17 (4.09%) Nokia
11 16 (3.85%) Qualys
12 12 (2.88%) Intel
13 10 (2.40%) WorldPay
14 8 (1.92%) Veeam
15 7 (1.68%) Google
16 6 (1.44%) Bomgar
16 6 (1.44%) Juniper