Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 11 12
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 616 545 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 14.59% 15.74% 14.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.16% 50.23% 56.31%
Number of salaries quoted 453 504 521
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,825 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% -

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 1204 1085 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 28.52% 31.33% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 933 906 904
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,250 £25,575
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% +2.41% +3.75%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -3 454 £45,000 +20.00% 39
Peterborough -4 91 £37,500 -11.76% 10
Huntingdon +3 30 £30,000 -27.71% 6
St Neots -1 3 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Wisbech - 3 £19,000 -
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 273 (44.32%) Linux
2 269 (43.67%) C++
3 214 (34.74%) Software Engineering
4 185 (30.03%) Computer Science
5 170 (27.60%) Degree
6 156 (25.32%) C#
7 151 (24.51%) Python
8 148 (24.03%) Microsoft
9 137 (22.24%) Java
10 132 (21.43%) Active Directory
11 121 (19.64%) Windows Server
12 118 (19.16%) C
13 113 (18.34%) Mathematics
14 106 (17.21%) VMware
15 90 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
16 88 (14.29%) SDLC
17 80 (12.99%) Physics
18 77 (12.50%) Multithreading
19 74 (12.01%) SQL Server
20 68 (11.04%) .NET
20 68 (11.04%) SQL
21 67 (10.88%) Finance
22 65 (10.55%) Algorithms
23 63 (10.23%) Firewall
24 62 (10.06%) Computer Science Degree
25 60 (9.74%) Windows 10
25 60 (9.74%) Hyper-V
26 58 (9.42%) Microsoft Office
27 56 (9.09%) Office 365
28 55 (8.93%) OO

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 43 (6.98%) MS Exchange
2 26 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (2.76%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (1.62%) IIS
5 10 (1.62%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (0.97%) IBM Connections
7 3 (0.49%) Apache
8 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.32%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.16%) CMS
9 1 (0.16%) nginx
9 1 (0.16%) SAS
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 58 (9.42%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.14%) assyst
3 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.49%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.16%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 56 (9.09%) Office 365
2 39 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.95%) IaaS
4 12 (1.95%) SaaS
5 8 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.30%) G Suite
6 7 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (0.97%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.49%) GitHub
8 3 (0.49%) PaaS
9 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.32%) Slack
10 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 63 (10.23%) Firewall
2 51 (8.28%) TCP/IP
3 45 (7.31%) Wireless
4 43 (6.98%) LAN
5 36 (5.84%) WAN
6 30 (4.87%) SAN
7 24 (3.90%) DNS
8 19 (3.08%) DHCP
9 17 (2.76%) Network Security
10 16 (2.60%) Internet
10 16 (2.60%) VPN
11 15 (2.44%) NAS
12 12 (1.95%) Skype
13 11 (1.79%) VoIP
14 8 (1.30%) SSL
15 6 (0.97%) BGP
15 6 (0.97%) HTTP
15 6 (0.97%) VLAN
16 5 (0.81%) Bluetooth
16 5 (0.81%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (12.01%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (0.81%) Geospatial Data
5 5 (0.81%) GIS
5 5 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (0.81%) RDBMS
5 5 (0.81%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.49%) Big Data
7 3 (0.49%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.32%) QlikView
9 1 (0.16%) DocumentDB
9 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.16%) MS Access
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.16%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 30 (4.87%) Git (software)
2 21 (3.41%) Jenkins
3 18 (2.92%) Visual Studio
4 17 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (1.62%) NUnit
6 9 (1.46%) JIRA
6 9 (1.46%) MSTest
6 9 (1.46%) Subversion
7 7 (1.14%) MSI
7 7 (1.14%) WiX
8 6 (0.97%) ClearCase
8 6 (0.97%) Hudson
9 5 (0.81%) CppUnit
9 5 (0.81%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.32%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.32%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.32%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.32%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.32%) Xcode
General
1 67 (10.88%) Finance
2 16 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (2.27%) Retail
4 13 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.46%) Electronics
6 7 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.97%) Automotive
8 3 (0.49%) Advertising
8 3 (0.49%) Marketing
9 1 (0.16%) Banking
9 1 (0.16%) French Language
9 1 (0.16%) Games
9 1 (0.16%) German Language
9 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.16%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.16%) Local Government
9 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 196 (31.82%) Software Engineer
2 173 (28.08%) C++ Software Engineer
3 152 (24.68%) Developer
4 104 (16.88%) C++ Developer
5 80 (12.99%) Software Developer
6 68 (11.04%) Analyst
7 66 (10.71%) C++ Software Developer
8 64 (10.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 49 (7.95%) C Software Engineer
9 49 (7.95%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 47 (7.63%) Graduate
11 42 (6.82%) C# Developer
12 41 (6.66%) Support Engineer
13 40 (6.49%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
13 40 (6.49%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 36 (5.84%) Embedded Engineer
14 36 (5.84%) Principal Engineer
14 36 (5.84%) Principal Software Engineer
15 35 (5.68%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
15 35 (5.68%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (11.04%) .NET
2 42 (6.82%) HTML
3 38 (6.17%) STL
4 31 (5.03%) ASP.NET
5 28 (4.55%) Apache Axis
6 27 (4.38%) POSIX
7 22 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 22 (3.57%) Qt
7 22 (3.57%) Web Services
8 17 (2.76%) jQuery
8 17 (2.76%) MFC
8 17 (2.76%) WPF
9 11 (1.79%) WinForms
10 10 (1.62%) DirectX
10 10 (1.62%) HTML5
10 10 (1.62%) OpenGL
10 10 (1.62%) XML
11 9 (1.46%) Ninject
11 9 (1.46%) Spring.NET
11 9 (1.46%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 185 (30.03%) Computer Science
2 65 (10.55%) Algorithms
3 42 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (5.52%) Data Centre
5 28 (4.55%) 3D Printing
6 21 (3.41%) Data Structures
6 21 (3.41%) Embedded Systems
6 21 (3.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 19 (3.08%) Client/Server
8 16 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (2.44%) Life Science
10 13 (2.11%) User Experience
11 12 (1.95%) Driving Licence
11 12 (1.95%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.46%) 3D Graphics
12 9 (1.46%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.46%) Social Network
13 8 (1.30%) HP Storage
13 8 (1.30%) Public Cloud
14 6 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 273 (44.32%) Linux
2 121 (19.64%) Windows Server
3 60 (9.74%) Windows 10
4 52 (8.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (8.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 35 (5.68%) Unix
8 33 (5.36%) Android
9 25 (4.06%) Mac OS
10 22 (3.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 18 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (2.44%) Apple iOS
13 14 (2.27%) Mac OS X
13 14 (2.27%) Windows 8
14 9 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.97%) CentOS
15 6 (0.97%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.81%) AIX
16 5 (0.81%) Solaris
17 2 (0.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (34.74%) Software Engineering
2 113 (18.34%) Mathematics
3 90 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (14.29%) SDLC
5 80 (12.99%) Physics
6 77 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 55 (8.93%) OO
8 49 (7.95%) ITIL
8 49 (7.95%) OOD
9 48 (7.79%) Scrum
10 38 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (5.52%) Machine Learning
12 31 (5.03%) CAD
12 31 (5.03%) CAE
13 29 (4.71%) Artificial Intelligence
14 28 (4.55%) Content Writing
14 28 (4.55%) OOP
15 26 (4.22%) Software Architecture
16 25 (4.06%) Collaborative Working
16 25 (4.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 269 (43.67%) C++
2 156 (25.32%) C#
3 151 (24.51%) Python
4 137 (22.24%) Java
5 118 (19.16%) C
6 68 (11.04%) SQL
7 48 (7.79%) JavaScript
8 31 (5.03%) Embedded C++
9 27 (4.38%) MATLAB
10 26 (4.22%) Objective-C
11 18 (2.92%) Bash Shell
12 16 (2.60%) Embedded C
13 15 (2.44%) Perl
13 15 (2.44%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.81%) Ruby
15 4 (0.65%) Assembly Language
15 4 (0.65%) Groovy
16 3 (0.49%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.32%) VB
17 2 (0.32%) X++
Qualifications
1 170 (27.60%) Degree
2 62 (10.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (3.73%) MCP
5 18 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (2.44%) MCSE
7 11 (1.79%) MCSA
7 11 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
7 11 (1.79%) Security Cleared
8 10 (1.62%) CCNP
8 10 (1.62%) MCITP
8 10 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (1.30%) CCNA
10 7 (1.14%) A+ Certification
11 6 (0.97%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.81%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.81%) PhD
13 4 (0.65%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.49%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.55%) SLA
2 18 (2.92%) QA
3 6 (0.97%) GDPR
3 6 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 132 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 60 (9.74%) Hyper-V
3 49 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.44%) Docker
5 10 (1.62%) Firmware
6 4 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.65%) XenApp
7 3 (0.49%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.49%) vSphere
8 2 (0.32%) NFS
8 2 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.32%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.16%) GFS2
9 1 (0.16%) KVM
9 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (4.55%) SCCM
2 9 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 8 (1.30%) Puppet
3 8 (1.30%) SCOM
4 5 (0.81%) Grafana
4 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (0.81%) Munin
4 5 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.81%) Salt
4 5 (0.81%) SCDPM
4 5 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (0.81%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.32%) Nagios
6 1 (0.16%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.16%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 148 (24.03%) Microsoft
2 106 (17.21%) VMware
3 48 (7.79%) Cisco
4 46 (7.47%) Citrix
5 27 (4.38%) HP
6 18 (2.92%) IBM
7 11 (1.79%) WatchGuard
8 10 (1.62%) Oracle
8 10 (1.62%) Twitter
9 9 (1.46%) Facebook
9 9 (1.46%) Perforce
9 9 (1.46%) Veeam
10 8 (1.30%) JD Edwards
11 7 (1.14%) Apple
12 6 (0.97%) Brocade
12 6 (0.97%) F5
12 6 (0.97%) Google
12 6 (0.97%) NetApp
13 5 (0.81%) Altiris
13 5 (0.81%) CheckPoint