Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 12 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 680 582 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.67% 16.56% 16.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.74% 55.64% 56.10%
Number of salaries quoted 451 475 564
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £50,000
East of England median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -6.25%

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 1,455 1,046 1,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 33.53% 29.77% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 872 809 946
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -1.18%
10th Percentile £26,825 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
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 25 May 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 25 May 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 0 427 £47,500 +14.46% 71
Peterborough -6 145 £37,500 +15.38% 16
Huntingdon +1 58 £25,000 -39.02% 2
St Neots -5 14 £24,500 -50.51%
Ely - 5 £18,000 -
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 262 (38.53%) Linux
2 185 (27.21%) Microsoft
3 184 (27.06%) Active Directory
3 184 (27.06%) Software Engineering
4 183 (26.91%) C++
4 183 (26.91%) Windows Server
5 180 (26.47%) VMware
6 152 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
7 147 (21.62%) Python
8 135 (19.85%) Computer Science
9 123 (18.09%) C#
10 119 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 118 (17.35%) ITIL
12 114 (16.76%) Degree
13 113 (16.62%) SQL Server
14 110 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
14 110 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 103 (15.15%) Citrix
16 99 (14.56%) SQL
16 99 (14.56%) Firewall
17 94 (13.82%) JavaScript
18 93 (13.68%) Finance
18 93 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
19 91 (13.38%) Mathematics
20 90 (13.24%) PowerShell
21 86 (12.65%) Cisco
22 84 (12.35%) Data Centre
23 83 (12.21%) Java
23 83 (12.21%) C
24 81 (11.91%) Microsoft Certification

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 44 (6.47%) MS Exchange
2 31 (4.56%) SharePoint
3 25 (3.68%) Skype for Business
4 16 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (1.91%) Confluence
6 12 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (1.76%) OpenStack
6 12 (1.76%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.62%) Apache
7 11 (1.62%) WebLogic
8 10 (1.47%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.18%) GlassFish
9 8 (1.18%) JBoss
10 5 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (0.59%) IIS
12 3 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.29%) nginx
14 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 56 (8.24%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.59%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.59%) Weka
6 1 (0.15%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.15%) Maya
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Simulink
6 1 (0.15%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 16 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.47%) Documaker
3 5 (0.74%) ResourceLink
4 4 (0.59%) assyst
4 4 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 75 (11.03%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 65 (9.56%) Office 365
4 34 (5.00%) GitHub
5 16 (2.35%) IaaS
6 10 (1.47%) SaaS
7 4 (0.59%) G Suite
8 3 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.29%) NuGet
9 2 (0.29%) PaaS
9 2 (0.29%) Slack
10 1 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 99 (14.56%) Firewall
2 79 (11.62%) DNS
3 59 (8.68%) TCP/IP
4 33 (4.85%) SAN
5 27 (3.97%) Internet
6 26 (3.82%) WAN
7 25 (3.68%) DHCP
7 25 (3.68%) Remote Desktop
8 24 (3.53%) Network Security
9 23 (3.38%) LAN
9 23 (3.38%) NetScaler
10 22 (3.24%) FTP
11 21 (3.09%) VoIP
12 19 (2.79%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (2.65%) Ethernet
14 16 (2.35%) Intrusion Detection
14 16 (2.35%) SSL
15 15 (2.21%) SSH
16 14 (2.06%) HTTPS
16 14 (2.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (16.62%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (2.79%) Oracle Database
4 17 (2.50%) GIS
5 16 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.62%) MySQL
7 10 (1.47%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.03%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (0.88%) Geospatial Data
12 3 (0.44%) Big Data
12 3 (0.44%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.29%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.29%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.29%) HDInsight
13 2 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (4.85%) JIRA
2 30 (4.41%) Jenkins
2 30 (4.41%) Visual Studio
3 26 (3.82%) Git (software)
4 16 (2.35%) ReSharper
5 14 (2.06%) TeamCity
6 11 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (1.47%) Gerrit
7 10 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (1.18%) PROIV
8 8 (1.18%) Subversion
9 5 (0.74%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.44%) Selenium
11 3 (0.44%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.44%) Xcode
12 2 (0.29%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.15%) GCC
13 1 (0.15%) ProC
General
1 93 (13.68%) Finance
2 36 (5.29%) Retail
3 23 (3.38%) Banking
4 21 (3.09%) Electronics
5 17 (2.50%) Marketing
6 14 (2.06%) Automotive
7 13 (1.91%) Aerospace
8 12 (1.76%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.32%) Advertising
10 7 (1.03%) German Language
11 6 (0.88%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.74%) Legal
13 4 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.15%) Games
14 1 (0.15%) Law
14 1 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 142 (20.88%) Software Engineer
2 114 (16.76%) Developer
3 107 (15.74%) Analyst
4 97 (14.26%) C++ Software Engineer
5 65 (9.56%) Software Developer
6 56 (8.24%) C# Developer
7 55 (8.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 50 (7.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 48 (7.06%) C++ Developer
9 48 (7.06%) Support Engineer
10 37 (5.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 37 (5.44%) C++ Software Developer
10 37 (5.44%) Graduate
11 36 (5.29%) Support Analyst
12 33 (4.85%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 32 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
14 29 (4.26%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
14 29 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
15 28 (4.12%) C# Software Engineer
15 28 (4.12%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (9.41%) .NET
2 44 (6.47%) HTML
3 42 (6.18%) WPF
4 41 (6.03%) Middleware
5 36 (5.29%) WinForms
6 27 (3.97%) CSS
7 26 (3.82%) MFC
8 21 (3.09%) .NET Framework
9 20 (2.94%) Web Services
10 14 (2.06%) AngularJS
11 13 (1.91%) Angular 2
11 13 (1.91%) SOAP
12 11 (1.62%) DirectX
12 11 (1.62%) OpenGL
12 11 (1.62%) RESTful
13 10 (1.47%) YAML
14 8 (1.18%) J2EE
15 7 (1.03%) XML
16 6 (0.88%) LDAP
16 6 (0.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 135 (19.85%) Computer Science
2 84 (12.35%) Data Centre
3 50 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (6.32%) Management Information System
5 40 (5.88%) Algorithms
6 34 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
7 31 (4.56%) Public Cloud
8 25 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
9 24 (3.53%) Embedded Systems
10 21 (3.09%) Life Science
11 18 (2.65%) NHS
12 16 (2.35%) Replication
13 14 (2.06%) Data Structures
14 13 (1.91%) Driving Licence
14 13 (1.91%) Robotics
15 11 (1.62%) Clustering
16 9 (1.32%) CUDA
16 9 (1.32%) Fintech
17 8 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
18 7 (1.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 262 (38.53%) Linux
2 183 (26.91%) Windows Server
3 119 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 110 (16.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (9.85%) Windows 7
6 61 (8.97%) Unix
7 50 (7.35%) Windows 10
8 34 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (3.97%) Mac OS X
10 25 (3.68%) Android
11 19 (2.79%) Mac OS
12 18 (2.65%) Windows 8
12 18 (2.65%) Windows XP
13 15 (2.21%) Apple iOS
14 12 (1.76%) CentOS
14 12 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (1.62%) Solaris
15 11 (1.62%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.74%) VMS
16 5 (0.74%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (27.06%) Software Engineering
2 152 (22.35%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (17.35%) ITIL
4 93 (13.68%) Problem-Solving
5 91 (13.38%) Mathematics
6 80 (11.76%) Multithreading
7 61 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
8 60 (8.82%) Service Delivery
8 60 (8.82%) Test Automation
9 58 (8.53%) Configuration Management
10 50 (7.35%) DevOps
11 48 (7.06%) Physics
12 46 (6.76%) Cybersecurity
13 44 (6.47%) Scrum
14 43 (6.32%) Load Balancing
15 41 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
16 40 (5.88%) Change Management
17 35 (5.15%) OO
17 35 (5.15%) SDLC
18 32 (4.71%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 183 (26.91%) C++
2 147 (21.62%) Python
3 123 (18.09%) C#
4 99 (14.56%) SQL
5 94 (13.82%) JavaScript
6 90 (13.24%) PowerShell
7 83 (12.21%) C
7 83 (12.21%) Java
8 59 (8.68%) Bash Shell
9 40 (5.88%) Ruby
10 25 (3.68%) Embedded C++
10 25 (3.68%) T-SQL
11 21 (3.09%) Embedded C
12 20 (2.94%) PHP
13 13 (1.91%) Perl
14 11 (1.62%) VB
14 11 (1.62%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.59%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.44%) ActionScript
16 3 (0.44%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 114 (16.76%) Degree
2 81 (11.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 52 (7.65%) MCSE
4 36 (5.29%) MCITP
5 32 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 27 (3.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 26 (3.82%) Citrix Certification
7 26 (3.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 23 (3.38%) Security Cleared
9 21 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
9 21 (3.09%) SC Cleared
10 16 (2.35%) CISSP
11 15 (2.21%) SANS
12 14 (2.06%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 14 (2.06%) CCA
12 14 (2.06%) CCIE Security
12 14 (2.06%) CSSLP
12 14 (2.06%) RHCE
12 14 (2.06%) VCAP
12 14 (2.06%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (10.59%) SLA
2 11 (1.62%) PMO
3 8 (1.18%) QA
4 5 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.29%) GDPR
5 2 (0.29%) ISO 13485
5 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) COSO
System Software
1 184 (27.06%) Active Directory
2 110 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (11.91%) Hyper-V
4 32 (4.71%) vSphere
5 31 (4.56%) Virtual Servers
6 30 (4.41%) Virtual Desktop
7 24 (3.53%) XenApp
8 23 (3.38%) XenDesktop
9 21 (3.09%) XenServer
10 19 (2.79%) Terminal Services
11 18 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
12 17 (2.50%) Firmware
12 17 (2.50%) VirtualBox
13 13 (1.91%) Docker
14 10 (1.47%) Samba
15 7 (1.03%) BitLocker
16 5 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 4 (0.59%) KVM
17 4 (0.59%) NFS
18 3 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 44 (6.47%) Ansible
1 44 (6.47%) SCCM
2 41 (6.03%) vRealize
3 34 (5.00%) Puppet
4 32 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (4.41%) vCenter Server
6 29 (4.26%) SCOM
7 22 (3.24%) Backup Exec
8 19 (2.79%) Terraform
9 12 (1.76%) NetBackup
10 10 (1.47%) Nagios
10 10 (1.47%) Rancher
10 10 (1.47%) Sysdig
11 8 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (1.03%) RSA Security Analytics
13 6 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (0.88%) WSUS
14 5 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
15 4 (0.59%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 185 (27.21%) Microsoft
2 180 (26.47%) VMware
3 103 (15.15%) Citrix
4 86 (12.65%) Cisco
5 53 (7.79%) WorldPay
6 49 (7.21%) Splunk
7 40 (5.88%) AppDynamics
7 40 (5.88%) BMC
7 40 (5.88%) HP
8 38 (5.59%) ServiceNow
9 34 (5.00%) Oracle
10 30 (4.41%) F5
10 30 (4.41%) Fortinet
11 26 (3.82%) NetApp
12 25 (3.68%) Red Hat
13 23 (3.38%) IBM
14 22 (3.24%) Veeam
15 19 (2.79%) Ivanti
16 18 (2.65%) Intel
17 17 (2.50%) CommVault