Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 25 24
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 423 425 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.71% 9.93% 9.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.94% 10.59% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 293 380 306
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £44,296 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.70% +4.22% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £60,000 £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 2,831 4,012 3,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 91.77% 93.76% 89.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,040 3,047 2,519
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +36 197 £35,000 -16.67% 21
Cambridge +4 192 £50,000 +11.11% 76
Huntingdon -9 4 £51,250 +65.32% 4
Problem-Solving
East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 172 (40.66%) Self-Motivation
2 164 (38.77%) Analytical Skills
3 130 (30.73%) Firewall
4 129 (30.50%) Retail
5 123 (29.08%) Cisco Certification
6 110 (26.00%) Cisco
7 99 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
8 94 (22.22%) CCNA
9 90 (21.28%) CheckPoint
10 85 (20.09%) Information Security
11 83 (19.62%) Microsoft
11 83 (19.62%) LAN
12 82 (19.39%) WAN
13 80 (18.91%) Wireshark
14 78 (18.44%) Symantec
14 78 (18.44%) Wi-Fi
15 76 (17.97%) Degree
16 70 (16.55%) Network Security
17 69 (16.31%) Network Management
17 69 (16.31%) Linux
18 68 (16.08%) TCP/IP
19 67 (15.84%) Ethernet
20 65 (15.37%) Windows
21 58 (13.71%) CCNP
21 58 (13.71%) OSPF
21 58 (13.71%) Intrusion Detection
21 58 (13.71%) Mentoring
22 56 (13.24%) SQL
23 55 (13.00%) Computer Science
23 55 (13.00%) Kalman Filter

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 16 (3.78%) OpenStack
2 13 (3.07%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.95%) Apache
4 4 (0.95%) ColdFusion
4 4 (0.95%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.71%) WordPress
6 2 (0.47%) JBoss
6 2 (0.47%) SAS
6 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.24%) IIS
7 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.24%) WildFly
Applications
1 23 (5.44%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.71%) EngageOne
6 2 (0.47%) EPLAN
6 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.47%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.47%) BPCS
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.47%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.24%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.13%) Slack
2 9 (2.13%) Trello
3 8 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.89%) GitHub
4 7 (1.65%) Office 365
5 4 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.47%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 130 (30.73%) Firewall
2 83 (19.62%) LAN
3 82 (19.39%) WAN
4 80 (18.91%) Wireshark
5 78 (18.44%) Wi-Fi
6 70 (16.55%) Network Security
7 68 (16.08%) TCP/IP
8 67 (15.84%) Ethernet
9 58 (13.71%) Intrusion Detection
9 58 (13.71%) OSPF
10 41 (9.69%) VoIP
11 27 (6.38%) BGP
12 13 (3.07%) Software-Defined Networking
13 12 (2.84%) DHCP
13 12 (2.84%) DNS
14 8 (1.89%) SAN
14 8 (1.89%) SSL
14 8 (1.89%) Wireless
15 6 (1.42%) Internet
15 6 (1.42%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.57%) PostgreSQL
2 31 (7.33%) SQL Server
3 14 (3.31%) MySQL
4 10 (2.36%) MongoDB
5 9 (2.13%) Big Data
5 9 (2.13%) MariaDB
6 6 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (1.42%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.18%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.95%) InterBase
8 4 (0.95%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.71%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.47%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.47%) Power BI
10 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.24%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.24%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.24%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 31 (7.33%) Git (software)
2 20 (4.73%) Jenkins
3 19 (4.49%) JIRA
4 11 (2.60%) Maven
4 11 (2.60%) TeamCity
5 8 (1.89%) Gradle
5 8 (1.89%) Hudson
6 7 (1.65%) Mocha
7 6 (1.42%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.18%) Jasmine
9 4 (0.95%) Redmine
10 3 (0.71%) JUnit
10 3 (0.71%) Selenium
10 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.47%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.47%) Mockito
11 2 (0.47%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.47%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.47%) webpack
General
1 129 (30.50%) Retail
2 44 (10.40%) Finance
3 18 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.31%) Law
5 12 (2.84%) Electronics
5 12 (2.84%) Marketing
6 9 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.89%) Games
8 6 (1.42%) Advertising
9 4 (0.95%) Back Office
9 4 (0.95%) Billing
9 4 (0.95%) German Language
9 4 (0.95%) Legal
9 4 (0.95%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (0.71%) Banking
10 3 (0.71%) French Language
11 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.47%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.47%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 137 (32.39%) Analyst
2 88 (20.80%) Developer
3 58 (13.71%) Network Analyst
4 31 (7.33%) Network Security Analyst
4 31 (7.33%) Security Analyst
4 31 (7.33%) Software Engineer
5 23 (5.44%) Software Developer
6 19 (4.49%) Network Engineer
7 18 (4.26%) C# Developer
7 18 (4.26%) Graduate
7 18 (4.26%) SIEM Analyst
7 18 (4.26%) SIEM Engineer
7 18 (4.26%) SOC Analyst
7 18 (4.26%) SOC Engineer
8 15 (3.55%) .NET Developer
9 14 (3.31%) Python Engineer
9 14 (3.31%) Senior Developer
9 14 (3.31%) Team Leader
10 13 (3.07%) Java Developer
10 13 (3.07%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.69%) .NET
2 26 (6.15%) Web Services
3 25 (5.91%) HTML
4 21 (4.96%) CSS
5 17 (4.02%) ASP.NET
6 14 (3.31%) jQuery
6 14 (3.31%) Node.js
7 12 (2.84%) AngularJS
8 11 (2.60%) REST
9 10 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (2.13%) EDI
11 8 (1.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 8 (1.89%) React
11 8 (1.89%) STL
11 8 (1.89%) XML
12 7 (1.65%) HTML5
12 7 (1.65%) Vue.js
13 6 (1.42%) .NET Framework
13 6 (1.42%) RESTful
13 6 (1.42%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 172 (40.66%) Self-Motivation
2 164 (38.77%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (11.11%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 47 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
4 40 (9.46%) Data Centre
5 26 (6.15%) Security Operations Centre
6 24 (5.67%) Cyber Defence
7 19 (4.49%) Driving Licence
7 19 (4.49%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (4.26%) Life Science
9 16 (3.78%) Management Information System
10 13 (3.07%) Algorithms
11 10 (2.36%) Replication
12 9 (2.13%) Biotechnology
13 8 (1.89%) PKI
14 7 (1.65%) User Experience
15 6 (1.42%) Analytical Mindset
15 6 (1.42%) Music Streaming
16 5 (1.18%) NHS
17 4 (0.95%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 69 (16.31%) Linux
2 65 (15.37%) Windows
3 12 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (2.36%) Unix
5 9 (2.13%) Mac OS X
6 8 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.18%) CentOS
8 4 (0.95%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.71%) Android
9 3 (0.71%) Fedora
9 3 (0.71%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.71%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.47%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (20.09%) Information Security
3 69 (16.31%) Network Management
4 58 (13.71%) Mentoring
5 55 (13.00%) Analytics
5 55 (13.00%) Computer Science
5 55 (13.00%) Kalman Filter
6 54 (12.77%) Web Filtering
7 53 (12.53%) Software Engineering
8 50 (11.82%) Risk Management
9 49 (11.58%) Cybersecurity
9 49 (11.58%) Data Loss Prevention
9 49 (11.58%) Event Correlation
9 49 (11.58%) Security Operations
9 49 (11.58%) SIEM
10 47 (11.11%) Cyber Intelligence
10 47 (11.11%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 47 (11.11%) Mathematics
10 47 (11.11%) Threat Intelligence
11 37 (8.75%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 56 (13.24%) SQL
2 53 (12.53%) JavaScript
3 52 (12.29%) Python
4 48 (11.35%) C#
5 35 (8.27%) C++
6 34 (8.04%) Java
7 18 (4.26%) PHP
8 17 (4.02%) C
9 9 (2.13%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.89%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.89%) ES6
11 6 (1.42%) Ruby
12 5 (1.18%) MATLAB
13 4 (0.95%) R
14 3 (0.71%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.71%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.47%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.47%) Perl
15 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 123 (29.08%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (22.22%) CCNA
3 76 (17.97%) Degree
4 58 (13.71%) CCNP
5 48 (11.35%) CISSP
6 31 (7.33%) CCSA
7 24 (5.67%) CEH
7 24 (5.67%) GCFA
7 24 (5.67%) GCFE
7 24 (5.67%) GCIA
7 24 (5.67%) GCIH
7 24 (5.67%) GREM
7 24 (5.67%) GSEC
8 23 (5.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 23 (5.44%) CCIE Security
8 23 (5.44%) GCWN
8 23 (5.44%) ISSAP
8 23 (5.44%) RHCA
8 23 (5.44%) SANS
8 23 (5.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.38%) QA
2 20 (4.73%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) GDPR
3 1 (0.24%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.24%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (4.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.07%) Lustre
3 8 (1.89%) Docker
4 3 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.71%) VMware Server
4 3 (0.71%) XenApp
4 3 (0.71%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 55 (13.00%) Stealthwatch
2 47 (11.11%) RSA Security Analytics
3 14 (3.31%) Puppet
4 11 (2.60%) SCCM
5 10 (2.36%) Ansible
6 8 (1.89%) SCOM
7 3 (0.71%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.71%) Icinga
8 2 (0.47%) Cacti
8 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.47%) Nagios
8 2 (0.47%) SCSM
9 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 110 (26.00%) Cisco
2 90 (21.28%) CheckPoint
3 83 (19.62%) Microsoft
4 78 (18.44%) Symantec
5 47 (11.11%) Splunk
6 37 (8.75%) VMware
7 35 (8.27%) Avaya
7 35 (8.27%) Nortel
7 35 (8.27%) Riverbed
8 31 (7.33%) Palo Alto
8 31 (7.33%) SolarWinds
9 27 (6.38%) Nokia
10 24 (5.67%) Qualys
11 23 (5.44%) Red Hat
12 15 (3.55%) Juniper
13 13 (3.07%) Oracle
14 11 (2.60%) SAP
15 8 (1.89%) CommVault
16 7 (1.65%) WorldPay
17 6 (1.42%) Apple