Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 16 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 410 636 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.29% 14.70% 16.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.17% 50.68% 51.91%
Number of salaries quoted 306 466 512
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% -1.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £22,775
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,750 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +5.26%

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 888 1,255 1,098
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 28.79% 29.00% 31.81%
Number of salaries quoted 631 962 908
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,925 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.17% +5.71% +2.41%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -1 251 £44,400 +0.34% 64
Peterborough -8 103 £29,500 -19.73% 12
Huntingdon 0 21 £27,500 -8.33% 5
Ely +14 7 - -
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 160 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 157 (38.29%) Active Directory
3 149 (36.34%) Linux
4 134 (32.68%) Windows Server
5 125 (30.49%) VMware
6 100 (24.39%) SQL Server
7 90 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
8 78 (19.02%) Python
9 77 (18.78%) Firewall
9 77 (18.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 76 (18.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 68 (16.59%) SQL
11 68 (16.59%) Office 365
11 68 (16.59%) Problem-Solving
12 67 (16.34%) PowerShell
13 66 (16.10%) ITIL
14 57 (13.90%) TCP/IP
15 55 (13.41%) Software Engineering
16 54 (13.17%) SLA
16 54 (13.17%) C#
17 53 (12.93%) Degree
18 52 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
18 52 (12.68%) DNS
18 52 (12.68%) Citrix
19 50 (12.20%) .NET
19 50 (12.20%) MS Exchange
20 48 (11.71%) SCCM
21 47 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
21 47 (11.46%) WAN
21 47 (11.46%) C++

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 50 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 28 (6.83%) SharePoint
3 24 (5.85%) IIS
4 21 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (4.39%) Skype for Business
6 7 (1.71%) Apache
7 6 (1.46%) JBoss
8 5 (1.22%) Confluence
8 5 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
8 5 (1.22%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.22%) WildFly
9 4 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.73%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.49%) SAS
12 1 (0.24%) IBM Connections
12 1 (0.24%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (9.27%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.49%) EPLAN
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.49%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.73%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.73%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.49%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.49%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 68 (16.59%) Office 365
2 47 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (7.07%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (3.66%) GitHub
5 12 (2.93%) SaaS
6 6 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.22%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.73%) IaaS
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.24%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.24%) G Suite
9 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.24%) npm
9 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (18.78%) Firewall
2 57 (13.90%) TCP/IP
3 52 (12.68%) DNS
4 47 (11.46%) WAN
5 44 (10.73%) LAN
6 37 (9.02%) VPN
7 33 (8.05%) DHCP
7 33 (8.05%) VLAN
8 24 (5.85%) SAN
9 19 (4.63%) SSL
9 19 (4.63%) Wireless
10 18 (4.39%) Network Security
11 17 (4.15%) BGP
12 12 (2.93%) Ethernet
12 12 (2.93%) VoIP
13 9 (2.20%) Internet
14 8 (1.95%) DMZ
14 8 (1.95%) IP Telephony
15 7 (1.71%) Intranet
15 7 (1.71%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (2.93%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.44%) MySQL
4 3 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.73%) DB2
4 3 (0.73%) GIS
4 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
4 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.49%) Base SAS
5 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.24%) Power BI
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (8.54%) JIRA
2 28 (6.83%) Git (software)
2 28 (6.83%) Jenkins
3 27 (6.59%) Visual Studio
4 26 (6.34%) TeamCity
5 16 (3.90%) Gradle
5 16 (3.90%) Maven
6 9 (2.20%) ReSharper
7 8 (1.95%) Hudson
8 7 (1.71%) Subversion
8 7 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.22%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.98%) JMeter
10 4 (0.98%) Redmine
10 4 (0.98%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.73%) Selenium
12 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio Coded UI
12 2 (0.49%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.24%) MSTest
General
1 43 (10.49%) Finance
2 33 (8.05%) Retail
3 21 (5.12%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.15%) Automotive
5 14 (3.41%) Back Office
6 13 (3.17%) Marketing
7 9 (2.20%) Aerospace
7 9 (2.20%) Local Government
7 9 (2.20%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.71%) Publishing
9 5 (1.22%) Electronics
10 4 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.73%) Billing
12 2 (0.49%) Advertising
12 2 (0.49%) Games
12 2 (0.49%) German Language
12 2 (0.49%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.24%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 87 (21.22%) Analyst
2 43 (10.49%) Developer
2 43 (10.49%) Support Engineer
3 36 (8.78%) Software Engineer
4 35 (8.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 30 (7.32%) Administrator
5 30 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 28 (6.83%) IT Support
7 24 (5.85%) C# Developer
7 24 (5.85%) Team Leader
8 18 (4.39%) C++ Developer
8 18 (4.39%) C++ Software Engineer
8 18 (4.39%) IT Manager
8 18 (4.39%) Test Engineer
9 17 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
10 16 (3.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 16 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 16 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 15 (3.66%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (12.20%) .NET
2 21 (5.12%) HTML
3 19 (4.63%) CSS
4 14 (3.41%) Web Services
5 13 (3.17%) .NET Framework
5 13 (3.17%) AngularJS
6 10 (2.44%) XML
7 9 (2.20%) Angular 2
7 9 (2.20%) JSON
7 9 (2.20%) LDAP
8 8 (1.95%) ASP.NET
8 8 (1.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 8 (1.95%) STL
8 8 (1.95%) WPF
9 5 (1.22%) LAMP
9 5 (1.22%) SOAP
10 4 (0.98%) WCF
10 4 (0.98%) WinForms
11 3 (0.73%) MFC
11 3 (0.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.80%) Management Information System
3 29 (7.07%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (4.88%) Client/Server
5 12 (2.93%) Life Science
6 11 (2.68%) Replication
7 10 (2.44%) Algorithms
7 10 (2.44%) PKI
8 9 (2.20%) Data Centre
8 9 (2.20%) Data Structures
8 9 (2.20%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.95%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.71%) Fintech
11 5 (1.22%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (1.22%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.22%) iPhone
11 5 (1.22%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.98%) Animation
12 4 (0.98%) Music Streaming
12 4 (0.98%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 149 (36.34%) Linux
2 134 (32.68%) Windows Server
3 77 (18.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 76 (18.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (7.32%) Windows 10
6 23 (5.61%) Windows 7
7 20 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (3.90%) Mac OS X
8 16 (3.90%) Unix
9 13 (3.17%) AIX
10 12 (2.93%) Apple iOS
10 12 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (2.93%) Ubuntu
11 11 (2.68%) Android
12 9 (2.20%) CentOS
13 8 (1.95%) Windows XP
14 7 (1.71%) Debian
15 5 (1.22%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.22%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.98%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (16.59%) Problem-Solving
3 66 (16.10%) ITIL
4 55 (13.41%) Software Engineering
5 34 (8.29%) Project Management
6 32 (7.80%) CRM
7 31 (7.56%) Test Automation
8 30 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 29 (7.07%) Incident Management
10 28 (6.83%) Configuration Management
11 27 (6.59%) Computer Science
11 27 (6.59%) Scrum
12 26 (6.34%) Change Management
13 25 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (6.10%) Cybersecurity
14 24 (5.85%) E-Commerce
15 23 (5.61%) ERP
15 23 (5.61%) High Availability
15 23 (5.61%) Mathematics
16 22 (5.37%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 78 (19.02%) Python
2 68 (16.59%) SQL
3 67 (16.34%) PowerShell
4 54 (13.17%) C#
5 47 (11.46%) C++
6 33 (8.05%) Java
7 32 (7.80%) JavaScript
8 24 (5.85%) Bash Shell
9 21 (5.12%) PHP
10 19 (4.63%) Perl
11 14 (3.41%) Ruby
12 12 (2.93%) T-SQL
13 9 (2.20%) VB
14 8 (1.95%) C
15 6 (1.46%) VBA
16 5 (1.22%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.22%) VB.NET
16 5 (1.22%) VBScript
17 4 (0.98%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 53 (12.93%) Degree
2 16 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
2 16 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.41%) CCNA
4 13 (3.17%) Network+ Certification
5 12 (2.93%) MCSE
6 11 (2.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (2.68%) MCP
6 11 (2.68%) MCSA
7 8 (1.95%) A+ Certification
7 8 (1.95%) ACDT
7 8 (1.95%) ACHDS
7 8 (1.95%) ACTC
7 8 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.95%) MCDST
7 8 (1.95%) MCSM
7 8 (1.95%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (13.17%) SLA
2 19 (4.63%) QA
3 10 (2.44%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (1.46%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 157 (38.29%) Active Directory
2 52 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (10.73%) Hyper-V
4 22 (5.37%) VMware Workstation
5 19 (4.63%) XenApp
6 14 (3.41%) Docker
7 13 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.95%) vSphere
9 6 (1.46%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.46%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.49%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.24%) Firmware
12 1 (0.24%) KVM
12 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.24%) Xen
12 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 48 (11.71%) SCCM
2 24 (5.85%) Puppet
3 20 (4.88%) Ansible
4 16 (3.90%) SCOM
5 13 (3.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 12 (2.93%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (2.93%) WSUS
7 11 (2.68%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.22%) FortiGate
9 5 (1.22%) Nessus
10 4 (0.98%) CSIRT
10 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.98%) QRadar
11 3 (0.73%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.73%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.73%) vRealize
11 3 (0.73%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 2 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 160 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 125 (30.49%) VMware
3 52 (12.68%) Citrix
4 29 (7.07%) Veeam
5 26 (6.34%) Cisco
6 25 (6.10%) HP
7 23 (5.61%) Apple
8 22 (5.37%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (4.63%) Oracle
10 14 (3.41%) IBM
10 14 (3.41%) Symantec
11 13 (3.17%) WatchGuard
12 11 (2.68%) CommVault
12 11 (2.68%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.95%) Avaya
13 8 (1.95%) Mitel
13 8 (1.95%) NetApp
13 8 (1.95%) ProCurve
13 8 (1.95%) WorldPay
14 7 (1.71%) Riverbed