Period
to 18 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 18 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 14 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 415 636 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 14.54% 14.31% 17.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.36% 44.23% 54.38%
Number of salaries quoted 308 460 496
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,750 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -2.60% - +2.67%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 915 1,438 1,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 32.06% 32.36% 32.61%
Number of salaries quoted 644 998 853
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,139 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.97% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Cambridgeshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Windows in Cambridgeshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Cambridgeshire

Windows
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 March 2019. 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
Cambridge -1 231 £43,250 -3.89% 91
Peterborough 0 108 £29,500 -21.33% 9
Huntingdon -1 48 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Ely +7 3 - -
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 164 (39.52%) Windows Server
2 161 (38.80%) Microsoft
3 143 (34.46%) Linux
4 142 (34.22%) Active Directory
5 133 (32.05%) VMware
6 92 (22.17%) Office 365
7 89 (21.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 87 (20.96%) SQL Server
9 81 (19.52%) Agile Software Development
10 75 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 74 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
12 69 (16.63%) Microsoft Azure
12 69 (16.63%) Firewall
13 68 (16.39%) SQL
13 68 (16.39%) PowerShell
14 67 (16.14%) Python
15 64 (15.42%) DNS
16 62 (14.94%) SLA
17 60 (14.46%) SCCM
18 57 (13.73%) MS Exchange
19 54 (13.01%) Degree
20 52 (12.53%) VMware Infrastructure
21 51 (12.29%) TCP/IP
21 51 (12.29%) Citrix
22 50 (12.05%) Hyper-V
23 49 (11.81%) ITIL
24 47 (11.33%) Computer Science
25 46 (11.08%) LAN
25 46 (11.08%) DHCP
26 45 (10.84%) WAN

Windows
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 57 (13.73%) MS Exchange
2 35 (8.43%) SharePoint
3 22 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (2.89%) IIS
4 12 (2.89%) Skype for Business
5 9 (2.17%) JBoss
5 9 (2.17%) WordPress
6 8 (1.93%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.93%) WildFly
7 3 (0.72%) Apache
7 3 (0.72%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.24%) Drupal
9 1 (0.24%) IBM Connections
9 1 (0.24%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 44 (10.60%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.17%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.48%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.48%) EPLAN
6 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.48%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.45%) NetSuite
2 5 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.72%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.72%) Sage 50
3 3 (0.72%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.24%) CiviCRM
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 92 (22.17%) Office 365
2 69 (16.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.93%) SaaS
5 7 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.72%) IaaS
7 3 (0.72%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.48%) GitHub
9 1 (0.24%) G Suite
9 1 (0.24%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 69 (16.63%) Firewall
2 64 (15.42%) DNS
3 51 (12.29%) TCP/IP
4 46 (11.08%) DHCP
4 46 (11.08%) LAN
5 45 (10.84%) WAN
6 33 (7.95%) VPN
7 23 (5.54%) SSL
8 22 (5.30%) VLAN
9 21 (5.06%) Internet
10 19 (4.58%) SAN
11 17 (4.10%) Wireless
12 14 (3.37%) BGP
13 13 (3.13%) NetScaler
13 13 (3.13%) SMTP
14 12 (2.89%) FTP
15 9 (2.17%) VoIP
16 8 (1.93%) DMZ
17 6 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
18 5 (1.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (20.96%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.78%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.93%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.45%) MySQL
6 4 (0.96%) MariaDB
7 3 (0.72%) GIS
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.24%) Big Data
9 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (10.12%) Git (software)
2 37 (8.92%) Jenkins
3 32 (7.71%) TeamCity
4 30 (7.23%) Gradle
4 30 (7.23%) Maven
5 27 (6.51%) JIRA
6 23 (5.54%) Visual Studio
7 14 (3.37%) Hudson
8 13 (3.13%) Subversion
9 5 (1.20%) Redmine
9 5 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.24%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.24%) JMeter
11 1 (0.24%) Moq
11 1 (0.24%) MSTest
11 1 (0.24%) NUnit
11 1 (0.24%) PhpStorm
11 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
General
1 42 (10.12%) Retail
2 28 (6.75%) Finance
3 25 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 14 (3.37%) Back Office
5 9 (2.17%) Local Government
5 9 (2.17%) Multimedia
6 7 (1.69%) Electronics
6 7 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.20%) Marketing
7 5 (1.20%) Publishing
8 3 (0.72%) German Language
9 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.48%) Automotive
9 2 (0.48%) Games
9 2 (0.48%) Military
9 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.24%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 82 (19.76%) Analyst
2 47 (11.33%) Developer
3 38 (9.16%) Support Engineer
4 30 (7.23%) IT Support
5 28 (6.75%) IT Manager
6 25 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
6 25 (6.02%) Support Analyst
7 24 (5.78%) C++ Developer
7 24 (5.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 22 (5.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 21 (5.06%) Test Engineer
10 19 (4.58%) Administrator
10 19 (4.58%) C# Developer
11 18 (4.34%) Software Engineer
12 17 (4.10%) DevOps Engineer
12 17 (4.10%) Junior
12 17 (4.10%) Junior Analyst
12 17 (4.10%) Service Desk Analyst
12 17 (4.10%) Team Leader
13 16 (3.86%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.43%) .NET
2 22 (5.30%) CSS
2 22 (5.30%) HTML
3 16 (3.86%) XML
4 15 (3.61%) JSON
5 14 (3.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 14 (3.37%) STL
6 12 (2.89%) WPF
7 9 (2.17%) WCF
8 6 (1.45%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.45%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.45%) jQuery
9 3 (0.72%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.48%) Ajax
10 2 (0.48%) Angular 2
10 2 (0.48%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.48%) Qt
10 2 (0.48%) React
10 2 (0.48%) Web Services
10 2 (0.48%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.23%) Self-Motivation
3 28 (6.75%) Client/Server
4 27 (6.51%) Management Information System
5 21 (5.06%) Animation
5 21 (5.06%) Photography
6 20 (4.82%) Life Science
7 15 (3.61%) Fintech
8 13 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
8 13 (3.13%) e-Learning
8 13 (3.13%) Replication
8 13 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
9 12 (2.89%) Cyber Defence
10 11 (2.65%) Data Centre
11 10 (2.41%) Algorithms
11 10 (2.41%) PKI
12 6 (1.45%) Driving Licence
13 5 (1.20%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.20%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.96%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 164 (39.52%) Windows Server
2 143 (34.46%) Linux
3 89 (21.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 75 (18.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (10.12%) Windows 10
6 32 (7.71%) Windows 7
7 19 (4.58%) Ubuntu
8 18 (4.34%) Unix
9 17 (4.10%) AIX
10 13 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (2.65%) Apple iOS
12 10 (2.41%) Mac OS
12 10 (2.41%) Mac OS X
12 10 (2.41%) Windows XP
13 9 (2.17%) Android
14 8 (1.93%) CentOS
14 8 (1.93%) VMS
15 6 (1.45%) Windows 8
16 5 (1.20%) Data ONTAP
17 3 (0.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (19.52%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (17.83%) Problem-Solving
3 49 (11.81%) ITIL
4 47 (11.33%) Computer Science
5 44 (10.60%) Software Engineering
6 42 (10.12%) Project Management
7 39 (9.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 38 (9.16%) Configuration Management
9 35 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (8.43%) Incident Management
10 30 (7.23%) E-Commerce
11 29 (6.99%) CRM
12 28 (6.75%) Patch Management
13 26 (6.27%) Cybersecurity
13 26 (6.27%) Scrum
13 26 (6.27%) Test Automation
14 25 (6.02%) DevOps
15 24 (5.78%) ERP
15 24 (5.78%) Line Management
15 24 (5.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 68 (16.39%) PowerShell
1 68 (16.39%) SQL
2 67 (16.14%) Python
3 38 (9.16%) C++
4 35 (8.43%) C#
5 30 (7.23%) Java
5 30 (7.23%) JavaScript
6 29 (6.99%) PHP
7 23 (5.54%) Bash Shell
8 18 (4.34%) Ruby
9 9 (2.17%) C
10 8 (1.93%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.45%) Perl
12 4 (0.96%) VB
13 3 (0.72%) Assembly Language
13 3 (0.72%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.24%) Go
15 1 (0.24%) Haskell
15 1 (0.24%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 54 (13.01%) Degree
2 39 (9.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (3.13%) ISEB
3 13 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 12 (2.89%) CISSP
4 12 (2.89%) GIAC
5 11 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (2.65%) Security Cleared
6 10 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (1.93%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.45%) MCP
8 6 (1.45%) MCSE
9 5 (1.20%) A+ Certification
9 5 (1.20%) MCSA
10 4 (0.96%) CCNA
10 4 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.72%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.72%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (14.94%) SLA
2 10 (2.41%) QA
3 2 (0.48%) GDPR
3 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 142 (34.22%) Active Directory
2 52 (12.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (12.05%) Hyper-V
4 27 (6.51%) XenApp
5 25 (6.02%) Virtual Machines
6 24 (5.78%) VMware Workstation
7 22 (5.30%) Docker
8 10 (2.41%) VirtualBox
8 10 (2.41%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.96%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.72%) vSphere
11 3 (0.72%) XenServer
12 2 (0.48%) Xen
13 1 (0.24%) KVM
13 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 60 (14.46%) SCCM
2 37 (8.92%) Ansible
2 37 (8.92%) Puppet
3 18 (4.34%) Norton AntiVirus
4 17 (4.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 15 (3.61%) SCOM
6 14 (3.37%) WSUS
7 11 (2.65%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (1.93%) Backup Exec
9 6 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (1.20%) SCDPM
10 5 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.96%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.96%) vRealize
11 4 (0.96%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 2 (0.48%) ServiceCenter
13 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 161 (38.80%) Microsoft
2 133 (32.05%) VMware
3 51 (12.29%) Citrix
4 38 (9.16%) Veeam
5 33 (7.95%) Oracle
6 23 (5.54%) HP
6 23 (5.54%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (4.82%) Cisco
8 19 (4.58%) Symantec
9 17 (4.10%) IBM
10 14 (3.37%) WorldPay
11 12 (2.89%) Apple
12 10 (2.41%) CommVault
12 10 (2.41%) NetApp
13 9 (2.17%) Red Hat
14 6 (1.45%) Google
14 6 (1.45%) SonicWALL
15 5 (1.20%) Mitel
15 5 (1.20%) ProCurve
15 5 (1.20%) WatchGuard