Period
to 11 July 2020

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 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 10 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 164 388 641
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.40% 16.16% 15.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.59% 51.19% 47.20%
Number of salaries quoted 134 267 460
Median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -9.41% +3.03%
10th Percentile £25,900 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £56,375
East of England median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +6.67%

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 306 758 1,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.60% 31.57% 32.40%
Number of salaries quoted 225 485 829
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,139 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.31% -2.93% +4.49%
10th Percentile £27,350 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,100 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +11.11%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Cambridgeshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Windows in Cambridgeshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

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 11 July 2020. 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 -6 73 £47,000 +4.44% 28
Huntingdon +1 30 £40,000 +23.08% 2
Peterborough -5 28 £45,000 +28.57% 10
Ely - 10 £42,500 - 1
St Neots - 8 £42,500 - 1
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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 83 (50.61%) Microsoft
2 78 (47.56%) Azure
3 77 (46.95%) Windows Server
4 73 (44.51%) Office 365
4 73 (44.51%) Active Directory
5 70 (42.68%) VMware
6 57 (34.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 55 (33.54%) Linux
8 49 (29.88%) Hyper-V
9 35 (21.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 33 (20.12%) AWS
11 32 (19.51%) Degree
12 31 (18.90%) Problem-Solving
13 30 (18.29%) SLA
14 29 (17.68%) Firewall
14 29 (17.68%) Windows Server 2012
15 27 (16.46%) PowerShell
16 26 (15.85%) VPN
16 26 (15.85%) C++
17 24 (14.63%) C#
18 23 (14.02%) SQL Server
18 23 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (14.02%) Windows Server 2016
19 22 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
20 21 (12.80%) Python
20 21 (12.80%) DNS
20 21 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
21 20 (12.20%) LAN
22 19 (11.59%) WAN
22 19 (11.59%) DHCP

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 13 (7.93%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.88%) Skype for Business
4 6 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.66%) Oracle Application Server
4 6 (3.66%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.66%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.22%) IIS
6 1 (0.61%) Confluence
6 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (3.66%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.83%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.83%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 78 (47.56%) Azure
2 73 (44.51%) Office 365
3 33 (20.12%) AWS
4 8 (4.88%) GCP
4 8 (4.88%) Mimecast
5 5 (3.05%) IaaS
5 5 (3.05%) PaaS
6 4 (2.44%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 3 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.83%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.68%) Firewall
2 26 (15.85%) VPN
3 21 (12.80%) DNS
4 20 (12.20%) LAN
5 19 (11.59%) DHCP
5 19 (11.59%) Internet
5 19 (11.59%) SAN
5 19 (11.59%) WAN
6 15 (9.15%) Network Security
7 14 (8.54%) Skype
8 11 (6.71%) VoIP
8 11 (6.71%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (3.05%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.44%) VLAN
10 4 (2.44%) Wireless
11 3 (1.83%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.83%) NAS
12 2 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (7.93%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (3.66%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 6 (3.66%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.66%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (3.66%) Oracle Discoverer
4 6 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 16 (9.76%) JIRA
2 15 (9.15%) Jenkins
2 15 (9.15%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.49%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.88%) Buildbot
4 8 (4.88%) Clang
4 8 (4.88%) CMake
4 8 (4.88%) CruiseControl
4 8 (4.88%) GCC
4 8 (4.88%) Subversion
4 8 (4.88%) Xcode
5 6 (3.66%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (3.66%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (3.05%) Redmine
7 2 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (6.10%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.88%) Games
3 5 (3.05%) Finance
4 2 (1.22%) French Language
4 2 (1.22%) German Language
4 2 (1.22%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.61%) Law
5 1 (0.61%) Military
5 1 (0.61%) Police
5 1 (0.61%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (19.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (14.63%) Analyst
3 18 (10.98%) Developer
3 18 (10.98%) Windows Engineer
4 14 (8.54%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (8.54%) Support Engineer
5 13 (7.93%) C++ Developer
6 12 (7.32%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (7.32%) IT Engineer
6 12 (7.32%) Support Analyst
7 11 (6.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 11 (6.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (5.49%) Active Directory Support
8 9 (5.49%) Consultant
9 8 (4.88%) Administrator
9 8 (4.88%) Azure Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) Build Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) Office 365 Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.88%) OpenGL
2 5 (3.05%) .NET
2 5 (3.05%) WPF
3 3 (1.83%) EDI
3 3 (1.83%) Yocto
4 2 (1.22%) WCF
5 1 (0.61%) COM
5 1 (0.61%) HTML
5 1 (0.61%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.54%) FMCG
3 10 (6.10%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.88%) Replication
5 7 (4.27%) Animation
5 7 (4.27%) Photography
6 5 (3.05%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.05%) BBC
6 5 (3.05%) Blog
6 5 (3.05%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (2.44%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.44%) Music Streaming
7 4 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.83%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.83%) HP Storage
8 3 (1.83%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.22%) PKI
9 2 (1.22%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 77 (46.95%) Windows Server
2 55 (33.54%) Linux
3 29 (17.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (14.02%) Windows Server 2016
5 22 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (9.76%) Mac OS X
7 14 (8.54%) Windows Server 2019
8 5 (3.05%) Windows 10
8 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.83%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.83%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.22%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.22%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.22%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.61%) Android
11 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 31 (18.90%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (11.59%) Project Delivery
5 17 (10.37%) Computer Science
6 16 (9.76%) Software Engineering
7 15 (9.15%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (8.54%) ITIL
8 14 (8.54%) Test Automation
9 11 (6.71%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (6.10%) Security Operations
11 9 (5.49%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (4.88%) Cross-Platform Development
12 8 (4.88%) Incident Management
12 8 (4.88%) Multithreading
12 8 (4.88%) Service Management
12 8 (4.88%) Validation
13 7 (4.27%) Identity Management
13 7 (4.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.46%) PowerShell
2 26 (15.85%) C++
3 24 (14.63%) C#
4 21 (12.80%) Python
5 18 (10.98%) SQL
6 11 (6.71%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.88%) Lua
8 6 (3.66%) C
9 5 (3.05%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.05%) MATLAB
9 5 (3.05%) Ruby
9 5 (3.05%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.44%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.61%) Java
11 1 (0.61%) PHP
11 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (19.51%) Degree
2 9 (5.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (4.88%) MCSA
3 8 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.05%) MCSE
4 5 (3.05%) SANS
5 4 (2.44%) MCP
6 2 (1.22%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.22%) ISEB
6 2 (1.22%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.22%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.29%) SLA
2 5 (3.05%) AICPA
2 5 (3.05%) COBIT
2 5 (3.05%) NIST
3 4 (2.44%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 73 (44.51%) Active Directory
2 57 (34.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (29.88%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.93%) vSphere
5 12 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (4.88%) VMware Workstation
7 7 (4.27%) XenApp
8 5 (3.05%) Docker
9 3 (1.83%) pfSense
9 3 (1.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.27%) SCCM
2 6 (3.66%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (1.83%) Ansible
4 2 (1.22%) SCSM
4 2 (1.22%) WSUS
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.61%) Puppet
5 1 (0.61%) SCOM
5 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 83 (50.61%) Microsoft
2 70 (42.68%) VMware
3 19 (11.59%) Citrix
4 17 (10.37%) Cisco
5 16 (9.76%) HP
5 16 (9.76%) Veeam
6 10 (6.10%) Sophos
7 8 (4.88%) Google
8 6 (3.66%) Oracle
9 5 (3.05%) Avaya
9 5 (3.05%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.44%) Brocade
10 4 (2.44%) SAP
11 3 (1.83%) IBM
11 3 (1.83%) Ivanti
11 3 (1.83%) JD Edwards
11 3 (1.83%) Northgate
12 2 (1.22%) Apple
12 2 (1.22%) Juniper
12 2 (1.22%) NetApp