Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 15 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 483 592 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 14.01% 15.66% 14.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.22% 56.65% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 331 453 477
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.20% +6.41% -2.50%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% -2.50% +1.27%

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 943 1,045 1,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.35% 27.64% 30.49%
Number of salaries quoted 636 832 908
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,902 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +10.36% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,175
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,125 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 0 301 £45,000 - 103
Peterborough -5 130 £35,000 - 8
Huntingdon +2 23 £24,000 -25.00% 2
Ely - 9 - -
St Neots -1 1 £25,000 -54.55%
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 172 (35.61%) Linux
2 152 (31.47%) Active Directory
3 141 (29.19%) Microsoft
4 133 (27.54%) Windows Server
5 115 (23.81%) VMware
6 113 (23.40%) SQL Server
7 110 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
8 109 (22.57%) ITIL
9 84 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 83 (17.18%) Office 365
10 83 (17.18%) C#
11 81 (16.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 80 (16.56%) Python
13 79 (16.36%) Firewall
14 73 (15.11%) Degree
15 69 (14.29%) Citrix
16 67 (13.87%) SLA
16 67 (13.87%) TCP/IP
17 66 (13.66%) C++
17 66 (13.66%) SQL
18 64 (13.25%) Finance
18 64 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
18 64 (13.25%) Hyper-V
19 62 (12.84%) PowerShell
19 62 (12.84%) Software Engineering
20 60 (12.42%) DNS
20 60 (12.42%) Problem-Solving
21 58 (12.01%) .NET
22 52 (10.77%) Windows 10
23 50 (10.35%) Windows 7

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 47 (9.73%) MS Exchange
2 23 (4.76%) IIS
3 22 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 20 (4.14%) Skype for Business
5 14 (2.90%) Confluence
6 13 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (2.07%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.66%) Office Communications Server
10 7 (1.45%) Apache
10 7 (1.45%) OpenStack
10 7 (1.45%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.41%) SAS
12 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.21%) IBM Connections
13 1 (0.21%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 50 (10.35%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.66%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.83%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.45%) Documaker
3 4 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.62%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.41%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.21%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.21%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 83 (17.18%) Office 365
2 45 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (5.59%) GitHub
5 15 (3.11%) SaaS
6 12 (2.48%) IaaS
7 7 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (1.04%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.62%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.62%) CloudFront
9 3 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.62%) G Suite
10 1 (0.21%) NuGet
10 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (16.36%) Firewall
2 67 (13.87%) TCP/IP
3 60 (12.42%) DNS
4 44 (9.11%) WAN
5 40 (8.28%) LAN
6 34 (7.04%) DHCP
7 27 (5.59%) VPN
8 26 (5.38%) Network Security
9 24 (4.97%) Internet
9 24 (4.97%) VLAN
10 23 (4.76%) SSL
10 23 (4.76%) Wireless
11 22 (4.55%) VoIP
12 20 (4.14%) Ethernet
13 16 (3.31%) SAN
13 16 (3.31%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (2.90%) HTTP
15 13 (2.69%) HTTPS
15 13 (2.69%) Intrusion Detection
16 12 (2.48%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (2.69%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.48%) MySQL
4 11 (2.28%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (1.66%) MongoDB
5 8 (1.66%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (0.62%) DB2
8 3 (0.62%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.41%) GIS
9 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.41%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 44 (9.11%) JIRA
2 27 (5.59%) Visual Studio
3 21 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 18 (3.73%) Jenkins
5 16 (3.31%) TeamCity
6 13 (2.69%) ReSharper
7 11 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.45%) Bitbucket
8 7 (1.45%) Gerrit
8 7 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (1.24%) Selenium
10 5 (1.04%) Subversion
10 5 (1.04%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.83%) JMeter
11 4 (0.83%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.62%) Gradle
12 3 (0.62%) Maven
13 2 (0.41%) Hudson
13 2 (0.41%) Redmine
General
1 64 (13.25%) Finance
2 40 (8.28%) Retail
3 22 (4.55%) Marketing
4 19 (3.93%) Automotive
5 12 (2.48%) Banking
6 11 (2.28%) Aerospace
6 11 (2.28%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.45%) Local Government
7 7 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.24%) Electronics
9 5 (1.04%) Publishing
10 4 (0.83%) Law
10 4 (0.83%) Military
10 4 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.62%) Billing
12 2 (0.41%) Advertising
12 2 (0.41%) Back Office
12 2 (0.41%) Legal
13 1 (0.21%) Front Office
13 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 91 (18.84%) Analyst
2 68 (14.08%) Developer
3 49 (10.14%) Support Engineer
4 46 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 44 (9.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 44 (9.11%) Software Engineer
6 37 (7.66%) Administrator
7 34 (7.04%) Team Leader
8 32 (6.63%) IT Support
9 31 (6.42%) Support Analyst
10 29 (6.00%) C++ Software Engineer
11 26 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 25 (5.18%) Software Developer
13 24 (4.97%) Desktop Support
14 23 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 20 (4.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 20 (4.14%) C++ Developer
15 20 (4.14%) Systems Administrator
15 20 (4.14%) Windows Engineer
16 19 (3.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (12.01%) .NET
2 26 (5.38%) Web Services
3 21 (4.35%) CSS
4 20 (4.14%) WinForms
4 20 (4.14%) WPF
5 19 (3.93%) HTML
6 18 (3.73%) AngularJS
7 16 (3.31%) .NET Framework
7 16 (3.31%) SOAP
8 15 (3.11%) Middleware
9 11 (2.28%) Angular 2
9 11 (2.28%) LDAP
9 11 (2.28%) MFC
10 7 (1.45%) ASP.NET
10 7 (1.45%) RESTful
10 7 (1.45%) YAML
11 5 (1.04%) LAMP
11 5 (1.04%) REST
11 5 (1.04%) XML
12 4 (0.83%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (8.90%) Management Information System
3 34 (7.04%) Computer Science
3 34 (7.04%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.11%) Algorithms
4 15 (3.11%) NHS
4 15 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (2.69%) Data Structures
5 13 (2.69%) Public Cloud
6 11 (2.28%) Driving Licence
7 10 (2.07%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.07%) Life Science
7 10 (2.07%) Replication
8 9 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.24%) Apple TV
9 6 (1.24%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.04%) Clustering
10 5 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.04%) iPhone
10 5 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 172 (35.61%) Linux
2 133 (27.54%) Windows Server
3 84 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 81 (16.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (10.77%) Windows 10
6 50 (10.35%) Windows 7
7 26 (5.38%) Mac OS X
8 24 (4.97%) Unix
9 22 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (4.14%) Android
12 19 (3.93%) Apple iOS
13 17 (3.52%) CentOS
14 16 (3.31%) Windows XP
15 10 (2.07%) Windows Vista
16 9 (1.86%) AIX
16 9 (1.86%) Mac OS
16 9 (1.86%) Ubuntu
16 9 (1.86%) Windows 8
17 7 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (22.57%) ITIL
3 62 (12.84%) Software Engineering
4 60 (12.42%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (8.28%) Test Automation
6 39 (8.07%) Scrum
7 37 (7.66%) Service Delivery
8 36 (7.45%) Cybersecurity
9 35 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (7.04%) Change Management
10 34 (7.04%) Configuration Management
11 32 (6.63%) Disaster Recovery
12 31 (6.42%) Multithreading
13 30 (6.21%) Incident Management
13 30 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 30 (6.21%) Mathematics
14 28 (5.80%) Kanban
15 24 (4.97%) DevOps
15 24 (4.97%) Unit Testing
16 22 (4.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (17.18%) C#
2 80 (16.56%) Python
3 66 (13.66%) C++
3 66 (13.66%) SQL
4 62 (12.84%) PowerShell
5 43 (8.90%) JavaScript
6 32 (6.63%) Bash Shell
6 32 (6.63%) Java
7 20 (4.14%) Perl
7 20 (4.14%) PHP
8 19 (3.93%) T-SQL
9 14 (2.90%) C
10 13 (2.69%) Ruby
11 9 (1.86%) VB
11 9 (1.86%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.45%) VBA
13 6 (1.24%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.04%) VBScript
15 4 (0.83%) ActionScript
15 4 (0.83%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 73 (15.11%) Degree
2 39 (8.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (5.38%) MCSE
4 24 (4.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 17 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (3.52%) MCITP
6 16 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (3.31%) MCP
7 13 (2.69%) Citrix Certification
7 13 (2.69%) Network+ Certification
8 12 (2.48%) CCNA
9 11 (2.28%) MCSA
10 9 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (1.66%) A+ Certification
11 8 (1.66%) ACDT
11 8 (1.66%) ACHDS
11 8 (1.66%) ACTC
11 8 (1.66%) MCDST
11 8 (1.66%) MCSM
11 8 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (13.87%) SLA
2 19 (3.93%) QA
3 10 (2.07%) Cyber Essentials
3 10 (2.07%) PMO
4 5 (1.04%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) GDPR
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 152 (31.47%) Active Directory
2 64 (13.25%) Hyper-V
2 64 (13.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.14%) XenApp
4 15 (3.11%) Terminal Services
5 14 (2.90%) Docker
6 13 (2.69%) vSphere
7 11 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (2.28%) XenDesktop
8 10 (2.07%) VMware Workstation
9 9 (1.86%) VirtualBox
9 9 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.45%) Samba
10 7 (1.45%) XenServer
11 6 (1.24%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.41%) KVM
12 2 (0.41%) Xen
13 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 33 (6.83%) SCCM
2 19 (3.93%) Ansible
3 18 (3.73%) Puppet
4 16 (3.31%) Backup Exec
5 14 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (2.90%) SCOM
5 14 (2.90%) vRealize
6 10 (2.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (1.66%) FortiGate
8 7 (1.45%) Nagios
8 7 (1.45%) Rancher
8 7 (1.45%) Sysdig
8 7 (1.45%) WSUS
9 6 (1.24%) vCenter Server
10 5 (1.04%) CSIRT
10 5 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (1.04%) Nessus
10 5 (1.04%) QRadar
10 5 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 141 (29.19%) Microsoft
2 115 (23.81%) VMware
3 69 (14.29%) Citrix
4 47 (9.73%) Cisco
5 42 (8.70%) HP
6 28 (5.80%) Apple
7 26 (5.38%) Oracle
8 23 (4.76%) Veeam
9 22 (4.55%) Intel
10 19 (3.93%) Red Hat
10 19 (3.93%) WorldPay
11 17 (3.52%) IBM
12 15 (3.11%) Avaya
12 15 (3.11%) CheckPoint
12 15 (3.11%) ServiceNow
12 15 (3.11%) Splunk
13 14 (2.90%) Qualys
14 13 (2.69%) AppDynamics
14 13 (2.69%) BMC
14 13 (2.69%) NetApp