Period
to 18 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 13 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 589 519 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.64% 14.52% 15.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.47% 47.79% 56.22%
Number of salaries quoted 448 483 557
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year -2.50% +1.27% +5.33%

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 1043 1086 1149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.69% 30.38% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 827 911 966
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,088
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 October 2017.

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 October 2017. 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 0 442 £45,000 +20.00% 40
Peterborough -5 78 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Huntingdon +2 29 £32,000 -20.99% 3
Wisbech - 6 £19,000 - 1
St Neots +1 2 £55,000 +83.33%
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 262 (44.48%) C++
1 262 (44.48%) Linux
2 201 (34.13%) Software Engineering
3 165 (28.01%) Degree
4 156 (26.49%) C#
5 154 (26.15%) Java
5 154 (26.15%) Python
6 150 (25.47%) Computer Science
7 139 (23.60%) Microsoft
8 127 (21.56%) Windows Server
9 113 (19.19%) VMware
10 105 (17.83%) Active Directory
10 105 (17.83%) C
10 105 (17.83%) Mathematics
11 85 (14.43%) SQL Server
12 83 (14.09%) Physics
13 81 (13.75%) SDLC
14 78 (13.24%) SQL
15 76 (12.90%) Firewall
16 75 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
17 70 (11.88%) .NET
18 66 (11.21%) Algorithms
19 65 (11.04%) Multithreading
20 63 (10.70%) Finance
21 60 (10.19%) Hyper-V
22 59 (10.02%) Windows Server 2008
22 59 (10.02%) Computer Science Degree
23 58 (9.85%) Windows Server 2012
24 57 (9.68%) Office 365
25 53 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (7.98%) MS Exchange
2 26 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (2.72%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.55%) IIS
5 11 (1.87%) Cloud Foundry
5 11 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (1.36%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.19%) NetWeaver
8 7 (1.19%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.02%) Apache
10 3 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.51%) nginx
11 2 (0.34%) IBM Connections
11 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.17%) CMS
12 1 (0.17%) Confluence
12 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (6.28%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (1.70%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.02%) assyst
3 5 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.51%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 57 (9.68%) Office 365
2 47 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.87%) IaaS
6 8 (1.36%) SaaS
7 6 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (1.02%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.51%) PaaS
9 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.34%) G Suite
10 1 (0.17%) GitHub
10 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 76 (12.90%) Firewall
2 51 (8.66%) TCP/IP
2 51 (8.66%) Wireless
3 37 (6.28%) LAN
4 36 (6.11%) SAN
5 29 (4.92%) WAN
6 22 (3.74%) DNS
7 19 (3.23%) VPN
8 18 (3.06%) DHCP
9 17 (2.89%) NAS
9 17 (2.89%) Network Security
10 14 (2.38%) VLAN
11 12 (2.04%) Internet
12 11 (1.87%) SSL
12 11 (1.87%) VoIP
13 9 (1.53%) Skype
14 7 (1.19%) HTTP
15 6 (1.02%) BGP
16 5 (0.85%) Cisco Wireless
16 5 (0.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (1.87%) SQL Server 2016
4 10 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.85%) Big Data
5 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (0.68%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.68%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.51%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.51%) Text Mining
8 2 (0.34%) MS Access
8 2 (0.34%) MySQL
8 2 (0.34%) QlikView
8 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.17%) DocumentDB
9 1 (0.17%) GIS
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 35 (5.94%) Git (software)
2 25 (4.24%) Jenkins
3 16 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 12 (2.04%) NUnit
6 11 (1.87%) MSTest
7 7 (1.19%) MSI
7 7 (1.19%) WiX
8 6 (1.02%) ClearCase
8 6 (1.02%) Hudson
8 6 (1.02%) JIRA
8 6 (1.02%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.85%) Subversion
10 3 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.34%) CppUnit
11 2 (0.34%) RSpec
11 2 (0.34%) Selenium
11 2 (0.34%) TestNG
11 2 (0.34%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.34%) Xcode
General
1 63 (10.70%) Finance
2 19 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (1.36%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.02%) Retail
6 5 (0.85%) Marketing
7 4 (0.68%) Automotive
7 4 (0.68%) Electronics
8 2 (0.34%) Banking
8 2 (0.34%) Publishing
9 1 (0.17%) Advertising
9 1 (0.17%) Law
9 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 193 (32.77%) Software Engineer
2 168 (28.52%) C++ Software Engineer
3 147 (24.96%) Developer
4 102 (17.32%) C++ Developer
5 78 (13.24%) Software Developer
6 69 (11.71%) C++ Software Developer
7 68 (11.54%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 58 (9.85%) Analyst
9 46 (7.81%) C Software Engineer
9 46 (7.81%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 41 (6.96%) Graduate
10 41 (6.96%) Support Engineer
11 38 (6.45%) C# Developer
12 35 (5.94%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 35 (5.94%) Senior Software Engineer
13 34 (5.77%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
13 34 (5.77%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 34 (5.77%) Principal Engineer
13 34 (5.77%) Principal Software Engineer
14 33 (5.60%) C/C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (11.88%) .NET
2 42 (7.13%) HTML
3 39 (6.62%) ASP.NET
4 36 (6.11%) STL
5 33 (5.60%) Apache Axis
6 31 (5.26%) Web Services
7 26 (4.41%) POSIX
8 22 (3.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 22 (3.74%) Qt
9 20 (3.40%) jQuery
9 20 (3.40%) MFC
10 16 (2.72%) WPF
11 14 (2.38%) WinForms
12 13 (2.21%) CSS
12 13 (2.21%) HTML5
12 13 (2.21%) XML
13 11 (1.87%) Ninject
13 11 (1.87%) Spring.NET
13 11 (1.87%) Unity DI Container
14 9 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 150 (25.47%) Computer Science
2 66 (11.21%) Algorithms
3 42 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (5.60%) 3D Printing
5 28 (4.75%) Data Centre
6 21 (3.57%) Data Structures
6 21 (3.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 19 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (3.06%) Embedded Systems
9 16 (2.72%) Client/Server
10 14 (2.38%) Driving Licence
11 13 (2.21%) User Experience
12 12 (2.04%) HP Storage
13 11 (1.87%) Social Network
14 10 (1.70%) Life Science
14 10 (1.70%) Mobile App
15 8 (1.36%) NHS
16 6 (1.02%) 3D Graphics
16 6 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
17 5 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 262 (44.48%) Linux
2 127 (21.56%) Windows Server
3 59 (10.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (9.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (8.15%) Android
6 42 (7.13%) Windows 10
7 34 (5.77%) Unix
8 32 (5.43%) Windows 7
9 23 (3.90%) Apple iOS
9 23 (3.90%) Mac OS
10 21 (3.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 21 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.87%) Windows 8
12 10 (1.70%) Mac OS X
13 9 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.02%) CentOS
14 6 (1.02%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.51%) AIX
15 3 (0.51%) Debian
15 3 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (34.13%) Software Engineering
2 105 (17.83%) Mathematics
3 83 (14.09%) Physics
4 81 (13.75%) SDLC
5 75 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (11.04%) Multithreading
7 44 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (7.47%) ITIL
7 44 (7.47%) OO
8 41 (6.96%) Scrum
9 38 (6.45%) OOD
10 34 (5.77%) CAD
10 34 (5.77%) CAE
11 33 (5.60%) Content Writing
11 33 (5.60%) Machine Learning
12 30 (5.09%) Artificial Intelligence
13 28 (4.75%) OOP
14 26 (4.41%) TDD
15 22 (3.74%) Software Architecture
16 21 (3.57%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 262 (44.48%) C++
2 156 (26.49%) C#
3 154 (26.15%) Java
3 154 (26.15%) Python
4 105 (17.83%) C
5 78 (13.24%) SQL
6 49 (8.32%) JavaScript
7 29 (4.92%) Objective-C
8 27 (4.58%) MATLAB
9 25 (4.24%) Perl
9 25 (4.24%) PowerShell
10 23 (3.90%) Embedded C++
11 19 (3.23%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.70%) Embedded C
13 6 (1.02%) Ruby
14 4 (0.68%) Groovy
15 3 (0.51%) Assembly Language
15 3 (0.51%) Lua
15 3 (0.51%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 165 (28.01%) Degree
2 59 (10.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (7.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (4.75%) MCP
5 17 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (2.72%) MCSE
6 16 (2.72%) Numerate Degree
7 14 (2.38%) MCSA
8 10 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (1.53%) CCNP
10 8 (1.36%) CCNA
11 7 (1.19%) A+ Certification
12 6 (1.02%) Security Cleared
13 5 (0.85%) DBS Check
13 5 (0.85%) MCITP
14 4 (0.68%) SC Cleared
15 3 (0.51%) MCTS
15 3 (0.51%) PhD
15 3 (0.51%) Postgraduate
15 3 (0.51%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.57%) QA
1 21 (3.57%) SLA
2 6 (1.02%) GDPR
2 6 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 105 (17.83%) Active Directory
2 60 (10.19%) Hyper-V
3 53 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (3.57%) Docker
5 4 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.51%) Firmware
6 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.51%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.51%) vSphere
6 3 (0.51%) XenApp
7 2 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.34%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.17%) GFS2
8 1 (0.17%) NFS
8 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (3.23%) SCCM
2 12 (2.04%) Puppet
3 9 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.02%) Grafana
5 6 (1.02%) Munin
5 6 (1.02%) Salt
5 6 (1.02%) SCOM
5 6 (1.02%) ZABBIX
6 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.85%) SCDPM
6 5 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (0.51%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.17%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 139 (23.60%) Microsoft
2 113 (19.19%) VMware
3 49 (8.32%) Cisco
4 46 (7.81%) Citrix
5 29 (4.92%) HP
6 18 (3.06%) Veeam
7 17 (2.89%) WatchGuard
8 13 (2.21%) IBM
9 12 (2.04%) Twitter
10 11 (1.87%) Facebook
11 10 (1.70%) Perforce
11 10 (1.70%) SAP
12 9 (1.53%) Apple
12 9 (1.53%) Oracle
13 8 (1.36%) JD Edwards
14 7 (1.19%) Brocade
14 7 (1.19%) F5
14 7 (1.19%) NETGEAR
15 5 (0.85%) Altiris
15 5 (0.85%) Fortinet