Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 14 14
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 581 596 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.00% 15.78% 14.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.86% 57.53% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 386 473 515
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +6.41% -2.50%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,750 £53,750
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 1,189 1,036 1,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.70% 27.42% 29.82%
Number of salaries quoted 706 816 953
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,600
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -1 373 £47,500 +5.56% 91
Peterborough +2 140 £41,500 +27.69% 11
Huntingdon +2 26 £24,000 -21.31%
Ely - 7 - -
St Neots -5 4 £24,500 -50.51% 2
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 223 (38.38%) Linux
2 156 (26.85%) VMware
3 152 (26.16%) Active Directory
4 151 (25.99%) Microsoft
5 148 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
6 140 (24.10%) Windows Server
7 135 (23.24%) Python
8 129 (22.20%) SQL Server
9 123 (21.17%) Software Engineering
10 121 (20.83%) C#
10 121 (20.83%) C++
11 104 (17.90%) ITIL
12 100 (17.21%) VMware Infrastructure
13 99 (17.04%) Firewall
14 97 (16.70%) Citrix
15 94 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
16 91 (15.66%) JavaScript
17 90 (15.49%) SQL
17 90 (15.49%) Cisco
18 88 (15.15%) PowerShell
18 88 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
19 87 (14.97%) Degree
20 83 (14.29%) Finance
21 79 (13.60%) SLA
21 79 (13.60%) Amazon AWS
22 78 (13.43%) DNS
23 73 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
24 72 (12.39%) .NET
24 72 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
24 72 (12.39%) Office 365

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 40 (6.88%) MS Exchange
2 27 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 24 (4.13%) Skype for Business
4 16 (2.75%) IIS
5 15 (2.58%) Confluence
6 14 (2.41%) OpenStack
6 14 (2.41%) WebLogic
7 12 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (2.07%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (0.69%) Apache
10 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.69%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.34%) nginx
13 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 52 (8.95%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.07%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.69%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 17 (2.93%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (2.07%) Documaker
3 4 (0.69%) assyst
3 4 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.34%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.34%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 79 (13.60%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (12.39%) Office 365
3 44 (7.57%) GitHub
4 17 (2.93%) IaaS
5 13 (2.24%) SaaS
6 7 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.69%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.52%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.34%) G Suite
9 2 (0.34%) NuGet
10 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (17.04%) Firewall
2 78 (13.43%) DNS
3 67 (11.53%) TCP/IP
4 43 (7.40%) WAN
5 36 (6.20%) DHCP
6 35 (6.02%) LAN
7 26 (4.48%) Internet
8 25 (4.30%) VoIP
9 24 (4.13%) Network Security
10 23 (3.96%) SAN
10 23 (3.96%) SSL
11 21 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (3.10%) HTTPS
12 18 (3.10%) Intrusion Detection
12 18 (3.10%) Remote Desktop
12 18 (3.10%) SSH
12 18 (3.10%) VPN
13 17 (2.93%) FTP
14 16 (2.75%) Ethernet
15 15 (2.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (22.20%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.10%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (2.75%) SQL Server 2016
4 14 (2.41%) Oracle Database
4 14 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.07%) MongoDB
7 11 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.72%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.55%) MySQL
10 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.52%) DB2
12 3 (0.52%) GIS
12 3 (0.52%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.34%) Big Data
13 2 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.34%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 47 (8.09%) JIRA
2 38 (6.54%) Visual Studio
3 31 (5.34%) Jenkins
4 23 (3.96%) Git (software)
5 22 (3.79%) ReSharper
6 19 (3.27%) TeamCity
7 15 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (2.07%) Gerrit
8 12 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
9 10 (1.72%) Subversion
10 6 (1.03%) Selenium
11 5 (0.86%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.52%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.52%) Xcode
14 2 (0.34%) JMeter
14 2 (0.34%) SoapUI
14 2 (0.34%) Vagrant
15 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
15 1 (0.17%) HP UFT
General
1 83 (14.29%) Finance
2 49 (8.43%) Retail
3 22 (3.79%) Automotive
4 19 (3.27%) Marketing
5 18 (3.10%) Aerospace
6 17 (2.93%) Banking
7 14 (2.41%) Manufacturing
8 12 (2.07%) Electronics
9 9 (1.55%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.03%) Advertising
11 5 (0.86%) German Language
11 5 (0.86%) Legal
12 4 (0.69%) Law
12 4 (0.69%) Military
13 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) French Language
14 1 (0.17%) Front Office
14 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.17%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 112 (19.28%) Developer
2 104 (17.90%) Analyst
3 95 (16.35%) Software Engineer
4 70 (12.05%) C# Developer
5 58 (9.98%) C++ Software Engineer
6 52 (8.95%) Software Developer
7 44 (7.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 44 (7.57%) Support Engineer
8 42 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 36 (6.20%) C++ Developer
10 33 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support
11 30 (5.16%) Administrator
12 28 (4.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 28 (4.82%) C# Software Developer
13 26 (4.48%) C# Software Engineer
13 26 (4.48%) Team Leader
14 24 (4.13%) C++ Software Developer
15 22 (3.79%) IT Support
15 22 (3.79%) Senior Software Engineer
15 22 (3.79%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (12.39%) .NET
2 44 (7.57%) Middleware
3 41 (7.06%) HTML
4 36 (6.20%) WinForms
5 35 (6.02%) WPF
6 33 (5.68%) CSS
7 27 (4.65%) Web Services
8 26 (4.48%) .NET Framework
9 23 (3.96%) AngularJS
10 21 (3.61%) MFC
11 18 (3.10%) Angular 2
11 18 (3.10%) SOAP
12 13 (2.24%) RESTful
13 12 (2.07%) YAML
14 9 (1.55%) XML
15 7 (1.20%) DirectX
15 7 (1.20%) OpenGL
15 7 (1.20%) X-Windows
16 6 (1.03%) LDAP
17 5 (0.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 70 (12.05%) Computer Science
2 65 (11.19%) Data Centre
3 51 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (6.20%) Public Cloud
5 34 (5.85%) Linux Command Line
6 30 (5.16%) Management Information System
7 27 (4.65%) Algorithms
8 23 (3.96%) NHS
9 19 (3.27%) Replication
10 17 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (2.58%) Data Structures
11 15 (2.58%) Driving Licence
12 13 (2.24%) Life Science
13 9 (1.55%) Clustering
13 9 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (1.55%) Fintech
14 6 (1.03%) Apple TV
14 6 (1.03%) Client/Server
14 6 (1.03%) CUDA
14 6 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 223 (38.38%) Linux
2 140 (24.10%) Windows Server
3 94 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 88 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (8.61%) Windows 7
6 44 (7.57%) Unix
6 44 (7.57%) Windows 10
7 31 (5.34%) Mac OS X
8 26 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (3.96%) Android
10 18 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (2.93%) CentOS
11 17 (2.93%) Windows XP
12 15 (2.58%) Apple iOS
13 12 (2.07%) Solaris
14 11 (1.89%) Windows Vista
15 9 (1.55%) Mac OS
15 9 (1.55%) Windows 8
16 8 (1.38%) AIX
17 6 (1.03%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (21.17%) Software Engineering
3 104 (17.90%) ITIL
4 73 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
5 69 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
6 64 (11.02%) Test Automation
7 61 (10.50%) Mathematics
8 58 (9.98%) Configuration Management
9 53 (9.12%) Multithreading
10 52 (8.95%) DevOps
11 49 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 49 (8.43%) Load Balancing
12 48 (8.26%) Scrum
13 46 (7.92%) Service Delivery
14 40 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
15 38 (6.54%) Kanban
16 37 (6.37%) Cybersecurity
17 36 (6.20%) Unit Testing
18 32 (5.51%) Continuous Deployment
19 30 (5.16%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (23.24%) Python
2 121 (20.83%) C#
2 121 (20.83%) C++
3 91 (15.66%) JavaScript
4 90 (15.49%) SQL
5 88 (15.15%) PowerShell
6 61 (10.50%) Bash Shell
7 48 (8.26%) Java
8 46 (7.92%) C
9 38 (6.54%) Ruby
10 31 (5.34%) T-SQL
11 26 (4.48%) PHP
12 15 (2.58%) Perl
12 15 (2.58%) VB
13 10 (1.72%) Embedded C++
14 9 (1.55%) Embedded C
15 8 (1.38%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.03%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.69%) ActionScript
17 4 (0.69%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 87 (14.97%) Degree
2 49 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (6.37%) MCSE
4 27 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 26 (4.48%) Citrix Certification
6 25 (4.30%) MCITP
7 19 (3.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
10 15 (2.58%) CCA
11 13 (2.24%) CCNA
11 13 (2.24%) Security Cleared
12 11 (1.89%) MCP
13 10 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
13 10 (1.72%) SC Cleared
14 9 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (1.03%) CISSP
16 5 (0.86%) CCIE
16 5 (0.86%) CCSP
16 5 (0.86%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (13.60%) SLA
2 18 (3.10%) QA
3 15 (2.58%) PMO
4 9 (1.55%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.34%) GDPR
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 152 (26.16%) Active Directory
2 100 (17.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (12.22%) Hyper-V
4 34 (5.85%) vSphere
5 30 (5.16%) Virtual Desktop
5 30 (5.16%) Virtual Servers
6 21 (3.61%) Terminal Services
7 18 (3.10%) XenApp
8 17 (2.93%) Docker
9 16 (2.75%) VirtualBox
9 16 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (2.41%) XenDesktop
11 13 (2.24%) XenServer
12 12 (2.07%) Samba
13 9 (1.55%) Firmware
13 9 (1.55%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.34%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.34%) KVM
15 2 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 48 (8.26%) Ansible
2 42 (7.23%) vRealize
3 36 (6.20%) Puppet
4 34 (5.85%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (5.68%) SCCM
6 30 (5.16%) vCenter Server
7 25 (4.30%) Backup Exec
8 19 (3.27%) Terraform
9 15 (2.58%) NetBackup
10 12 (2.07%) Nagios
10 12 (2.07%) Rancher
10 12 (2.07%) Sysdig
11 11 (1.89%) SCOM
11 11 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 10 (1.72%) WSUS
13 6 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (1.03%) FortiGate
14 5 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.86%) RSA Security Analytics
14 5 (0.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 156 (26.85%) VMware
2 151 (25.99%) Microsoft
3 97 (16.70%) Citrix
4 90 (15.49%) Cisco
5 53 (9.12%) WorldPay
6 49 (8.43%) Splunk
7 47 (8.09%) HP
8 42 (7.23%) AppDynamics
8 42 (7.23%) BMC
9 35 (6.02%) ServiceNow
10 31 (5.34%) Fortinet
10 31 (5.34%) Oracle
11 30 (5.16%) F5
12 26 (4.48%) Intel
12 26 (4.48%) NetApp
13 22 (3.79%) IBM
14 21 (3.61%) Veeam
15 19 (3.27%) Apple
15 19 (3.27%) Red Hat
16 18 (3.10%) Avaya