Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 595 608 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.64% 18.50% 15.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.04% 55.53% 59.36%
Number of salaries quoted 430 512 538
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,750 £57,500 £51,625
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +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 1,351 1,095 1,090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.97% 33.31% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 978 873 880
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £59,100
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 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
Cambridge -7 391 £45,000 +12.50% 106
Peterborough -1 115 £37,500 -6.25% 25
Huntingdon 0 46 £27,000 -37.21% 9
St Neots - 12 £26,000 - 4
Ely - 1 £18,000 -
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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.

1 267 (44.87%) Linux
2 232 (38.99%) C++
3 213 (35.80%) Software Engineering
4 184 (30.92%) Computer Science
5 170 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 159 (26.72%) Active Directory
7 149 (25.04%) Degree
8 141 (23.70%) Windows Server
9 132 (22.18%) Python
10 118 (19.83%) VMware
11 117 (19.66%) C
12 116 (19.50%) Java
13 112 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
14 101 (16.97%) Mathematics
15 98 (16.47%) C#
16 88 (14.79%) Multithreading
17 85 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
18 76 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
19 71 (11.93%) SQL
20 70 (11.76%) ITIL
21 63 (10.59%) Physics
22 62 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
23 61 (10.25%) SDLC
24 60 (10.08%) Hyper-V
25 58 (9.75%) Windows 7
25 58 (9.75%) Finance
26 57 (9.58%) Citrix
26 57 (9.58%) Microsoft Office
26 57 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
27 56 (9.41%) SQL Server

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 48 (8.07%) MS Exchange
2 26 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (3.36%) SharePoint
4 19 (3.19%) Skype for Business
5 15 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (1.85%) Apache
8 9 (1.51%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.34%) GlassFish
9 8 (1.34%) JBoss
10 6 (1.01%) IBM Connections
10 6 (1.01%) IIS
11 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.34%) Confluence
11 2 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 57 (9.58%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.34%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.67%) Weka
6 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.17%) Maya
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.17%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 11 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.84%) ResourceLink
3 4 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.50%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.34%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.56%) Office 365
2 33 (5.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.85%) SaaS
5 10 (1.68%) G Suite
6 7 (1.18%) GitHub
7 6 (1.01%) IaaS
8 5 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.67%) Slack
10 3 (0.50%) PaaS
11 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 45 (7.56%) Firewall
2 42 (7.06%) TCP/IP
3 37 (6.22%) LAN
4 31 (5.21%) DNS
4 31 (5.21%) Wireless
5 29 (4.87%) SAN
5 29 (4.87%) WAN
6 18 (3.03%) Internet
7 13 (2.18%) NetScaler
7 13 (2.18%) Network Security
8 12 (2.02%) Skype
8 12 (2.02%) VPN
9 11 (1.85%) Remote Desktop
10 10 (1.68%) DHCP
10 10 (1.68%) Ethernet
10 10 (1.68%) VLAN
10 10 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (1.51%) Bluetooth
11 9 (1.51%) VoIP
12 8 (1.34%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.19%) GIS
3 15 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (1.68%) Geospatial Data
6 8 (1.34%) MySQL
6 8 (1.34%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.01%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.84%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.84%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.50%) Big Data
10 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.34%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.34%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.34%) HDInsight
11 2 (0.34%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.35%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.02%) JIRA
4 10 (1.68%) Subversion
5 9 (1.51%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.34%) PROIV
7 6 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.84%) CppUnit
9 4 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.67%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.67%) Hudson
9 4 (0.67%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.34%) GCC
10 2 (0.34%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.34%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.34%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.17%) Selenium
11 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 58 (9.75%) Finance
2 19 (3.19%) Electronics
2 19 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (2.18%) Retail
4 11 (1.85%) Banking
5 6 (1.01%) Advertising
5 6 (1.01%) Marketing
5 6 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.84%) Automotive
7 4 (0.67%) German Language
8 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.34%) Games
10 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 182 (30.59%) Software Engineer
2 155 (26.05%) C++ Software Engineer
3 94 (15.80%) Developer
4 70 (11.76%) Analyst
4 70 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 67 (11.26%) C++ Developer
6 54 (9.08%) Graduate
7 52 (8.74%) C++ Software Developer
8 49 (8.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 48 (8.07%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 47 (7.90%) Support Engineer
11 44 (7.39%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
12 42 (7.06%) Embedded Engineer
12 42 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 41 (6.89%) C Software Engineer
13 41 (6.89%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 38 (6.39%) Windows Engineer
15 35 (5.88%) Java Engineer
15 35 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
15 35 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.88%) .NET
2 33 (5.55%) HTML
3 19 (3.19%) STL
4 17 (2.86%) WPF
5 13 (2.18%) POSIX
5 13 (2.18%) Web Services
6 12 (2.02%) MFC
7 10 (1.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 9 (1.51%) DirectX
8 9 (1.51%) OpenGL
8 9 (1.51%) Qt
9 8 (1.34%) Apache Axis
9 8 (1.34%) WCF
10 7 (1.18%) J2EE
10 7 (1.18%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 6 (1.01%) WinForms
12 5 (0.84%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.84%) JDBC
12 5 (0.84%) JNI
12 5 (0.84%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 184 (30.92%) Computer Science
2 48 (8.07%) Algorithms
3 43 (7.23%) Data Centre
4 36 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
6 30 (5.04%) Management Information System
7 26 (4.37%) Life Science
8 15 (2.52%) Data Structures
9 12 (2.02%) Driving Licence
9 12 (2.02%) Robotics
9 12 (2.02%) User Experience
10 10 (1.68%) 3D Graphics
11 9 (1.51%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 8 (1.34%) 3D Printing
12 8 (1.34%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.34%) Security Operations Centre
13 6 (1.01%) Blackberry
13 6 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.01%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 267 (44.87%) Linux
2 141 (23.70%) Windows Server
3 85 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 76 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (9.75%) Windows 7
6 54 (9.08%) Windows 10
7 39 (6.55%) Unix
8 24 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (3.87%) Mac OS
10 19 (3.19%) Android
11 17 (2.86%) Windows 8
12 15 (2.52%) Mac OS X
13 13 (2.18%) Apple iOS
14 10 (1.68%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 6 (1.01%) AIX
15 6 (1.01%) Solaris
16 5 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.67%) FreeRTOS
17 4 (0.67%) Windows XP
18 3 (0.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (35.80%) Software Engineering
2 112 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (16.97%) Mathematics
4 88 (14.79%) Multithreading
5 70 (11.76%) ITIL
6 63 (10.59%) Physics
7 61 (10.25%) SDLC
8 52 (8.74%) OO
9 43 (7.23%) Service Delivery
10 40 (6.72%) Scrum
11 39 (6.55%) OOD
12 33 (5.55%) Software Architecture
13 31 (5.21%) Change Management
13 31 (5.21%) Project Management
14 29 (4.87%) Prototyping
15 27 (4.54%) Test Automation
16 25 (4.20%) Cybersecurity
16 25 (4.20%) Data Science
16 25 (4.20%) Linux Kernel Development
16 25 (4.20%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 232 (38.99%) C++
2 132 (22.18%) Python
3 117 (19.66%) C
4 116 (19.50%) Java
5 98 (16.47%) C#
6 71 (11.93%) SQL
7 44 (7.39%) JavaScript
8 39 (6.55%) Embedded C++
9 29 (4.87%) PowerShell
10 28 (4.71%) Embedded C
11 18 (3.03%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.52%) MATLAB
13 13 (2.18%) Ruby
14 8 (1.34%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.18%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.01%) Perl
17 5 (0.84%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.67%) Assembly Language
19 3 (0.50%) Groovy
20 2 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 149 (25.04%) Degree
2 62 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (8.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (4.87%) MCSE
5 25 (4.20%) MCITP
6 23 (3.87%) Security Cleared
7 21 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (2.86%) SC Cleared
9 14 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (2.18%) CISSP
11 12 (2.02%) CCNP
12 11 (1.85%) DV Cleared
12 11 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (1.85%) SANS
13 10 (1.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 10 (1.68%) CCIE Security
13 10 (1.68%) CSSLP
13 10 (1.68%) ISSAP
13 10 (1.68%) VCAP
13 10 (1.68%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.55%) SLA
2 9 (1.51%) QA
3 5 (0.84%) GDPR
4 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.34%) ISO 13485
5 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.17%) COSO
System Software
1 159 (26.72%) Active Directory
2 60 (10.08%) Hyper-V
3 57 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (2.86%) Firmware
5 16 (2.69%) XenApp
6 12 (2.02%) XenDesktop
7 11 (1.85%) XenServer
8 6 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.84%) BitLocker
9 5 (0.84%) NFS
9 5 (0.84%) vSphere
10 4 (0.67%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.50%) KVM
11 3 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.50%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.34%) Docker
12 2 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.34%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 37 (6.22%) SCCM
2 23 (3.87%) SCOM
3 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (0.84%) XenMobile
4 3 (0.50%) Ansible
4 3 (0.50%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.50%) Puppet
4 3 (0.50%) vRealize
5 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.34%) RSA Security Analytics
5 2 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.34%) Terraform
5 2 (0.34%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.17%) Nagios
6 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 170 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 118 (19.83%) VMware
3 57 (9.58%) Citrix
4 41 (6.89%) Cisco
5 24 (4.03%) IBM
5 24 (4.03%) Oracle
6 19 (3.19%) HP
7 14 (2.35%) Red Hat
8 12 (2.02%) Ivanti
8 12 (2.02%) NetApp
9 10 (1.68%) CommVault
10 8 (1.34%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.18%) Google
11 7 (1.18%) Symantec
11 7 (1.18%) Veeam
12 6 (1.01%) Apple
12 6 (1.01%) Wind River
12 6 (1.01%) WorldPay
13 5 (0.84%) Juniper
13 5 (0.84%) NGA Human Resources