Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 13 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 589 551 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.78% 14.58% 15.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.41% 48.00% 55.97%
Number of salaries quoted 468 524 590
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £41,000 £39,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.13% +1.30% +2.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £38,875 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.30% +1.33% -1.32%

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1026 1148 1190
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 27.48% 30.37% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 809 969 1010
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 0 441 £45,000 +25.00% 40
Peterborough -6 70 £32,500 -16.13% 7
Huntingdon -2 30 £31,000 -23.46% 3
Wisbech - 6 £19,000 -
St Neots +3 3 £49,500 +65.00%
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 248 (42.11%) Linux
2 216 (36.67%) C++
3 163 (27.67%) Software Engineering
4 159 (26.99%) Microsoft
5 154 (26.15%) Windows Server
6 152 (25.81%) C#
7 149 (25.30%) Degree
8 144 (24.45%) Java
9 138 (23.43%) VMware
10 127 (21.56%) Python
11 115 (19.52%) Active Directory
11 115 (19.52%) Computer Science
12 96 (16.30%) SQL
12 96 (16.30%) SQL Server
13 87 (14.77%) Mathematics
14 85 (14.43%) .NET
15 83 (14.09%) Firewall
16 81 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
17 78 (13.24%) C
18 76 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
19 75 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
20 74 (12.56%) Hyper-V
21 72 (12.22%) Finance
22 71 (12.05%) Office 365
23 64 (10.87%) Physics
24 63 (10.70%) Windows Server 2008
25 62 (10.53%) SDLC
26 60 (10.19%) ITIL
27 59 (10.02%) Algorithms
28 58 (9.85%) Amazon AWS

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 55 (9.34%) MS Exchange
2 41 (6.96%) IIS
3 22 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (3.23%) Apache
5 16 (2.72%) Tomcat
6 14 (2.38%) NetWeaver
6 14 (2.38%) SharePoint
7 11 (1.87%) Cloud Foundry
7 11 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (1.87%) nginx
7 11 (1.87%) OpenStack
7 11 (1.87%) Skype for Business
8 8 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.19%) ColdFusion
10 6 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.68%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.68%) Confluence
11 4 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.51%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 43 (7.30%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.85%) assyst
2 5 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.51%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.17%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.17%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.17%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 71 (12.05%) Office 365
2 58 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.36%) IaaS
6 7 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (1.02%) SaaS
8 5 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.85%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.51%) iTunes
10 2 (0.34%) PaaS
11 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 83 (14.09%) Firewall
2 50 (8.49%) TCP/IP
3 39 (6.62%) DNS
4 37 (6.28%) SAN
4 37 (6.28%) Wireless
5 31 (5.26%) DHCP
6 22 (3.74%) LAN
7 21 (3.57%) VLAN
7 21 (3.57%) WAN
8 20 (3.40%) Network Security
9 16 (2.72%) Internet
9 16 (2.72%) VPN
10 15 (2.55%) NAS
10 15 (2.55%) VoIP
11 8 (1.36%) Skype
11 8 (1.36%) SSL
12 5 (0.85%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (0.85%) SMS
12 5 (0.85%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.68%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (1.87%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (1.19%) MS Access
5 6 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (0.85%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.68%) MySQL
7 4 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.68%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.51%) Big Data
8 3 (0.51%) GIS
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.51%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 37 (6.28%) Git (software)
2 36 (6.11%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 13 (2.21%) NUnit
5 12 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (1.87%) MSTest
6 11 (1.87%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.36%) JIRA
8 7 (1.19%) MSI
8 7 (1.19%) Vagrant
8 7 (1.19%) WiX
9 6 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.02%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.85%) Selenium
11 3 (0.51%) Hudson
11 3 (0.51%) LabVIEW
11 3 (0.51%) Mockito
11 3 (0.51%) PROIV
11 3 (0.51%) RSpec
11 3 (0.51%) TestNG
General
1 72 (12.22%) Finance
2 20 (3.40%) Telecoms
3 11 (1.87%) Banking
3 11 (1.87%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.53%) Automotive
5 7 (1.19%) Retail
6 6 (1.02%) Marketing
7 4 (0.68%) Back Office
7 4 (0.68%) Law
8 3 (0.51%) Electronics
9 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.34%) Publishing
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
10 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.17%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.17%) Legal
10 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 156 (26.49%) Software Engineer
2 134 (22.75%) Developer
3 128 (21.73%) C++ Software Engineer
4 77 (13.07%) C++ Developer
5 60 (10.19%) Software Developer
6 56 (9.51%) Analyst
6 56 (9.51%) Support Engineer
7 51 (8.66%) C++ Software Developer
7 51 (8.66%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 45 (7.64%) C# Developer
9 37 (6.28%) IT Support
10 36 (6.11%) Graduate
10 36 (6.11%) Support Analyst
11 34 (5.77%) .NET Developer
12 32 (5.43%) C Software Engineer
12 32 (5.43%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 31 (5.26%) Administrator
14 30 (5.09%) C Developer
14 30 (5.09%) C/C++ Developer
14 30 (5.09%) C/C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (14.43%) .NET
2 38 (6.45%) Web Services
3 36 (6.11%) ASP.NET
4 34 (5.77%) HTML
5 30 (5.09%) Apache Axis
6 24 (4.07%) STL
7 20 (3.40%) WPF
8 19 (3.23%) POSIX
9 18 (3.06%) XML
10 17 (2.89%) jQuery
10 17 (2.89%) WinForms
11 16 (2.72%) MFC
12 15 (2.55%) SAP Basis
13 14 (2.38%) Qt
14 13 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (2.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 13 (2.21%) CSS
15 12 (2.04%) HTML5
16 11 (1.87%) AngularJS
16 11 (1.87%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 115 (19.52%) Computer Science
2 59 (10.02%) Algorithms
3 32 (5.43%) 3D Printing
3 32 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (3.40%) Data Centre
5 16 (2.72%) Data Structures
5 16 (2.72%) HP Storage
6 13 (2.21%) Client/Server
6 13 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (2.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 13 (2.21%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.87%) Social Network
7 11 (1.87%) User Experience
8 10 (1.70%) NHS
9 9 (1.53%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.36%) Cyberthreat
11 7 (1.19%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.19%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.19%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.02%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 248 (42.11%) Linux
2 154 (26.15%) Windows Server
3 75 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 63 (10.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (8.15%) Android
6 37 (6.28%) Windows 10
7 32 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (5.26%) Unix
9 30 (5.09%) Apple iOS
10 28 (4.75%) Windows 7
11 20 (3.40%) Mac OS
12 16 (2.72%) Windows 8
13 15 (2.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 14 (2.38%) Windows XP
15 9 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (1.36%) CentOS
17 7 (1.19%) Mac OS X
17 7 (1.19%) Solaris
18 5 (0.85%) Debian
18 5 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (27.67%) Software Engineering
2 87 (14.77%) Mathematics
3 76 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (10.87%) Physics
5 62 (10.53%) SDLC
6 60 (10.19%) ITIL
7 54 (9.17%) Multithreading
8 44 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (7.13%) Scrum
10 37 (6.28%) OO
11 32 (5.43%) CAD
11 32 (5.43%) CAE
12 30 (5.09%) Content Writing
13 28 (4.75%) DevOps
14 26 (4.41%) Machine Learning
14 26 (4.41%) TDD
15 25 (4.24%) Capacity Planning
16 24 (4.07%) Artificial Intelligence
17 23 (3.90%) 3D Modelling
17 23 (3.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 216 (36.67%) C++
2 152 (25.81%) C#
3 144 (24.45%) Java
4 127 (21.56%) Python
5 96 (16.30%) SQL
6 78 (13.24%) C
7 45 (7.64%) Perl
8 42 (7.13%) JavaScript
9 41 (6.96%) PowerShell
10 35 (5.94%) Bash Shell
11 21 (3.57%) Objective-C
12 19 (3.23%) MATLAB
13 17 (2.89%) Ruby
14 9 (1.53%) Embedded C++
15 8 (1.36%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.85%) VB
16 5 (0.85%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.51%) Lua
18 2 (0.34%) Assembly Language
18 2 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 149 (25.30%) Degree
2 55 (9.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (8.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (4.75%) MCP
5 21 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
6 20 (3.40%) MCSE
7 18 (3.06%) MCSA
8 10 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.19%) CCNP
10 7 (1.19%) Security Cleared
11 5 (0.85%) A+ Certification
11 5 (0.85%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.85%) LPIC
12 4 (0.68%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.51%) CCNA
13 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.51%) MCITP
13 3 (0.51%) Postgraduate
13 3 (0.51%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.72%) QA
1 16 (2.72%) SLA
2 5 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.34%) GDPR
System Software
1 115 (19.52%) Active Directory
2 81 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (12.56%) Hyper-V
4 26 (4.41%) Docker
5 11 (1.87%) KVM
6 8 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.19%) XenApp
8 6 (1.02%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.85%) Firmware
9 5 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.85%) vSphere
10 4 (0.68%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.68%) Xen
11 3 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.34%) iptables
12 2 (0.34%) pfSense
12 2 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.34%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 31 (5.26%) Puppet
2 22 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (3.23%) SCCM
4 9 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (1.36%) Grafana
5 8 (1.36%) Munin
5 8 (1.36%) Salt
5 8 (1.36%) ZABBIX
6 7 (1.19%) Packer
6 7 (1.19%) SCOM
7 6 (1.02%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.85%) AirWatch
8 5 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
8 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.85%) SCDPM
8 5 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 159 (26.99%) Microsoft
2 138 (23.43%) VMware
3 53 (9.00%) Cisco
4 45 (7.64%) Citrix
5 32 (5.43%) HP
6 23 (3.90%) Veeam
7 20 (3.40%) SAP
8 16 (2.72%) Oracle
9 15 (2.55%) Apple
10 14 (2.38%) WatchGuard
11 12 (2.04%) Twitter
12 11 (1.87%) Facebook
13 10 (1.70%) Perforce
14 9 (1.53%) IBM
15 8 (1.36%) NETGEAR
16 7 (1.19%) F5
17 5 (0.85%) Altiris
17 5 (0.85%) Brocade
17 5 (0.85%) Fortinet
17 5 (0.85%) JD Edwards