Period
to 18 August 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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 11 13
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 372 585 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.41% 15.05% 15.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.67% 48.91% 58.03%
Number of salaries quoted 260 387 475
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +7.79%
10th Percentile £22,700 £23,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56% +4.00%

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 720 1,196 1,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 31.76% 30.77% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 436 711 812
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 August 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 August 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 +3 209 £45,000 -5.26% 113
Peterborough +11 101 £38,500 -5.52% 6
Huntingdon -2 46 £25,000 +4.17% 3
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 140 (37.63%) Linux
1 140 (37.63%) Active Directory
2 132 (35.48%) Microsoft
3 112 (30.11%) Office 365
4 108 (29.03%) VMware
5 102 (27.42%) Windows Server
6 81 (21.77%) Python
7 76 (20.43%) MS Exchange
7 76 (20.43%) Software Engineering
8 75 (20.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 69 (18.55%) Problem-Solving
10 68 (18.28%) Degree
10 68 (18.28%) Hyper-V
11 67 (18.01%) C++
12 65 (17.47%) Agile Software Development
12 65 (17.47%) Microsoft Azure
13 63 (16.94%) DNS
14 62 (16.67%) Citrix
14 62 (16.67%) C#
14 62 (16.67%) DHCP
15 59 (15.86%) Computer Science
16 56 (15.05%) Windows Server 2012
17 55 (14.78%) SCCM
17 55 (14.78%) SQL
17 55 (14.78%) ITIL
18 49 (13.17%) DevOps
19 48 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
20 45 (12.10%) XenApp
20 45 (12.10%) Computer Science Degree
21 44 (11.83%) Windows 10

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 76 (20.43%) MS Exchange
2 48 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 36 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (8.06%) Skype for Business
5 24 (6.45%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.15%) WordPress
7 6 (1.61%) IIS
8 2 (0.54%) Confluence
8 2 (0.54%) JBoss
8 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.54%) WildFly
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (9.41%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.08%) Acrobat
2 4 (1.08%) GNU Octave
2 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.81%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 112 (30.11%) Office 365
2 65 (17.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (6.45%) OneDrive
5 11 (2.96%) Mimecast
6 7 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.81%) IaaS
8 3 (0.81%) Power Platform
9 2 (0.54%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.54%) PaaS
9 2 (0.54%) SaaS
9 2 (0.54%) Yammer
10 1 (0.27%) G Suite
10 1 (0.27%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 63 (16.94%) DNS
2 62 (16.67%) DHCP
3 43 (11.56%) TCP/IP
4 37 (9.95%) Firewall
5 32 (8.60%) Skype
6 31 (8.33%) NetScaler
7 27 (7.26%) LAN
7 27 (7.26%) Wireless
8 25 (6.72%) WAN
9 21 (5.65%) SAN
10 20 (5.38%) Internet
11 19 (5.11%) SSL
12 12 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (2.96%) VPN
14 10 (2.69%) Remote Desktop
15 7 (1.88%) Bluetooth
16 6 (1.61%) NAS
16 6 (1.61%) SMTP
16 6 (1.61%) VoIP
16 6 (1.61%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.57%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.61%) MySQL
6 5 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (1.34%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.54%) Power BI
8 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.27%) Big Data
9 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2017
9 1 (0.27%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 32 (8.60%) JIRA
2 26 (6.99%) Visual Studio
3 18 (4.84%) Gradle
4 11 (2.96%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.69%) TeamCity
6 9 (2.42%) Cucumber
6 9 (2.42%) Jenkins
6 9 (2.42%) JMeter
6 9 (2.42%) JUnit
6 9 (2.42%) Maven
6 9 (2.42%) Selenium
6 9 (2.42%) TestNG
7 8 (2.15%) Subversion
8 5 (1.34%) WiX
9 4 (1.08%) Hudson
10 2 (0.54%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.27%) GitLab
11 1 (0.27%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (9.41%) Retail
2 10 (2.69%) Electronics
2 10 (2.69%) Public Sector
2 10 (2.69%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.42%) Finance
4 8 (2.15%) Multimedia
5 6 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.34%) Dutch Language
7 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.81%) Automotive
8 3 (0.81%) Military
9 2 (0.54%) Back Office
9 2 (0.54%) French Language
9 2 (0.54%) Games
9 2 (0.54%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 57 (15.32%) Analyst
2 50 (13.44%) Software Engineer
3 35 (9.41%) Senior Software Engineer
4 34 (9.14%) Developer
5 28 (7.53%) C++ Software Engineer
6 27 (7.26%) Administrator
6 27 (7.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 26 (6.99%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 26 (6.99%) Service Analyst
7 26 (6.99%) Support Engineer
8 25 (6.72%) Systems Administrator
9 23 (6.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 21 (5.65%) 2nd Line Support
10 21 (5.65%) C++ Developer
10 21 (5.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 20 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (4.57%) IT Manager
13 15 (4.03%) C# Developer
13 15 (4.03%) IT Administrator
13 15 (4.03%) IT Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (11.02%) .NET
2 27 (7.26%) OpenGL
3 20 (5.38%) JSON
3 20 (5.38%) Web Services
4 18 (4.84%) CSS
5 16 (4.30%) Qt
6 14 (3.76%) HTML
6 14 (3.76%) XML
7 11 (2.96%) WPF
8 10 (2.69%) RESTful
9 9 (2.42%) jOOQ
9 9 (2.42%) Kafka
9 9 (2.42%) WCF
10 3 (0.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (0.81%) STL
11 2 (0.54%) Android SDK
11 2 (0.54%) Entity Framework
11 2 (0.54%) LDAP
11 2 (0.54%) MAPI
11 2 (0.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.06%) Data Centre
3 27 (7.26%) Self-Motivation
4 26 (6.99%) Management Information System
5 22 (5.91%) Animation
5 22 (5.91%) Photography
6 21 (5.65%) Client/Server
7 19 (5.11%) Replication
8 15 (4.03%) Cyberthreat
8 15 (4.03%) Life Science
8 15 (4.03%) PKI
9 10 (2.69%) e-Learning
9 10 (2.69%) Security Operations Centre
10 9 (2.42%) Renewable Energy
11 7 (1.88%) Cyber Defence
12 4 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.08%) iPad
13 2 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
13 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.54%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 140 (37.63%) Linux
2 102 (27.42%) Windows Server
3 75 (20.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (15.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (11.83%) Windows 10
6 30 (8.06%) Windows 7
7 29 (7.80%) Apple iOS
8 24 (6.45%) Mac OS
8 24 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (5.65%) Unix
10 19 (5.11%) Android
11 18 (4.84%) Ubuntu
12 9 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (2.15%) Debian
13 8 (2.15%) Windows XP
14 7 (1.88%) Windows 8
15 6 (1.61%) Mac OS X
16 5 (1.34%) CentOS
17 4 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (1.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (20.43%) Software Engineering
2 69 (18.55%) Problem-Solving
3 65 (17.47%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (15.86%) Computer Science
5 55 (14.78%) ITIL
6 49 (13.17%) DevOps
7 37 (9.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 28 (7.53%) Multithreading
9 27 (7.26%) Cybersecurity
10 26 (6.99%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (6.18%) Mentoring
12 22 (5.91%) Configuration Management
12 22 (5.91%) Disaster Recovery
13 21 (5.65%) Incident Management
14 20 (5.38%) Mathematics
15 19 (5.11%) Chemistry
15 19 (5.11%) ITSM
16 17 (4.57%) Data Protection
16 17 (4.57%) Service Delivery
17 16 (4.30%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 81 (21.77%) Python
2 67 (18.01%) C++
3 62 (16.67%) C#
4 55 (14.78%) SQL
5 37 (9.95%) C
5 37 (9.95%) Java
6 34 (9.14%) PowerShell
7 22 (5.91%) JavaScript
8 13 (3.49%) PHP
9 11 (2.96%) Ruby
10 10 (2.69%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.69%) Perl
11 9 (2.42%) Groovy
12 8 (2.15%) Embedded C
13 7 (1.88%) Embedded C++
14 6 (1.61%) R
14 6 (1.61%) VC++
15 4 (1.08%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.81%) ActionScript
16 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 68 (18.28%) Degree
2 45 (12.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (7.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (5.11%) MCSE
5 18 (4.84%) MCSA
6 16 (4.30%) A+ Certification
7 13 (3.49%) Citrix Certification
8 12 (3.23%) Security Cleared
9 10 (2.69%) SC Cleared
10 9 (2.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (2.15%) MCP
12 6 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (1.34%) CISSP
14 4 (1.08%) CCNA
14 4 (1.08%) GIAC
14 4 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.81%) CCNP
15 3 (0.81%) HND
15 3 (0.81%) MCITP
16 2 (0.54%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (11.02%) SLA
2 13 (3.49%) QA
3 4 (1.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 140 (37.63%) Active Directory
2 68 (18.28%) Hyper-V
3 45 (12.10%) XenApp
4 29 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (4.57%) Docker
6 12 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (2.96%) XenDesktop
8 8 (2.15%) VirtualBox
8 8 (2.15%) vSphere
9 5 (1.34%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 5 (1.34%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.08%) BitLocker
10 4 (1.08%) Samba
10 4 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.81%) Firmware
12 2 (0.54%) SRDF
13 1 (0.27%) KVM
13 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 55 (14.78%) SCCM
2 19 (5.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 19 (5.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 17 (4.57%) SCOM
4 12 (3.23%) Ansible
5 11 (2.96%) HP Data Protector
5 11 (2.96%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (2.42%) Kubernetes
6 9 (2.42%) Puppet
7 5 (1.34%) ServiceCenter
8 3 (0.81%) WSUS
9 2 (0.54%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.54%) Avamar
9 2 (0.54%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.54%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.27%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 132 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 108 (29.03%) VMware
3 62 (16.67%) Citrix
4 37 (9.95%) CommVault
5 36 (9.68%) Oracle
6 25 (6.72%) Ivanti
7 23 (6.18%) ServiceNow
8 22 (5.91%) Veeam
9 21 (5.65%) Apple
9 21 (5.65%) Cisco
9 21 (5.65%) Symantec
10 19 (5.11%) Zscaler
11 18 (4.84%) HP
12 14 (3.76%) NetApp
12 14 (3.76%) Sophos
13 11 (2.96%) WorldPay
14 9 (2.42%) Red Hat
15 8 (2.15%) MobileIron
16 7 (1.88%) Qualys
17 4 (1.08%) Draytek