Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 11 15
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 318 434 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.01% 14.10% 13.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.08% 44.83% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 249 321 430
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,500 £57,500 £60,750
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -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 567 968 1,351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 32.11% 31.44% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 368 689 978
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £25,925 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,125 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +2 152 £44,500 +2.89% 93
Peterborough +8 83 £43,500 +47.46% 25
Huntingdon +1 46 £40,000 +14.29% 4
St Neots - 10 £42,500 - 4
Ely -3 9 £42,500 - 1
Wisbech - 3 - - 1
Windows
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 150 (47.17%) Microsoft
2 146 (45.91%) Active Directory
3 141 (44.34%) Windows Server
4 121 (38.05%) Linux
5 117 (36.79%) Office 365
6 115 (36.16%) VMware
7 98 (30.82%) Azure
8 87 (27.36%) Hyper-V
9 74 (23.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 64 (20.13%) AWS
11 62 (19.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 58 (18.24%) Python
13 54 (16.98%) Degree
13 54 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
14 50 (15.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 50 (15.72%) C++
15 49 (15.41%) MS Exchange
15 49 (15.41%) Computer Science
16 47 (14.78%) DNS
16 47 (14.78%) SLA
16 47 (14.78%) Citrix
17 46 (14.47%) Software Engineering
18 44 (13.84%) PowerShell
19 42 (13.21%) ITIL
20 41 (12.89%) DHCP
20 41 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
20 41 (12.89%) Data Centre
21 40 (12.58%) JavaScript
22 38 (11.95%) Java
22 38 (11.95%) 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 49 (15.41%) MS Exchange
2 33 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 31 (9.75%) SharePoint
4 30 (9.43%) Skype for Business
5 22 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.26%) IIS
6 4 (1.26%) Oracle Application Server
6 4 (1.26%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.26%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.31%) Confluence
9 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.31%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 117 (36.79%) Office 365
2 98 (30.82%) Azure
3 64 (20.13%) AWS
4 13 (4.09%) GCP
4 13 (4.09%) OneDrive
5 8 (2.52%) IaaS
5 8 (2.52%) PaaS
6 6 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.57%) SaaS
8 4 (1.26%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (14.78%) DNS
2 41 (12.89%) DHCP
3 36 (11.32%) Skype
4 24 (7.55%) Firewall
5 20 (6.29%) NetScaler
5 20 (6.29%) TCP/IP
6 13 (4.09%) SAN
7 12 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (3.46%) LAN
8 11 (3.46%) VPN
9 9 (2.83%) WAN
10 8 (2.52%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (2.52%) Wireless
11 7 (2.20%) Internet
12 6 (1.89%) NAS
13 5 (1.57%) VLAN
13 5 (1.57%) Wireshark
14 4 (1.26%) VSAN
15 3 (0.94%) Intranet
15 3 (0.94%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.60%) MySQL
3 12 (3.77%) Big Data
3 12 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
4 11 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.83%) Text Mining
6 4 (1.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (1.26%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.26%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (1.26%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.72%) Git (software)
1 15 (4.72%) JIRA
2 14 (4.40%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.20%) Subversion
4 6 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.26%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.94%) Redmine
6 3 (0.94%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.63%) Charles Proxy
7 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.63%) Gradle
7 2 (0.63%) JMeter
7 2 (0.63%) JUnit
7 2 (0.63%) Postman
7 2 (0.63%) REST Assured
7 2 (0.63%) Selenium
7 2 (0.63%) TestNG
8 1 (0.31%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.31%) GitLab
General
1 18 (5.66%) Electronics
2 16 (5.03%) Automotive
3 15 (4.72%) Military
4 14 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.14%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.14%) Public Sector
6 9 (2.83%) Finance
7 7 (2.20%) Legal
7 7 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (2.20%) Retail
8 4 (1.26%) Marketing
9 3 (0.94%) Banking
10 1 (0.31%) French Language
10 1 (0.31%) German Language
10 1 (0.31%) Housing Association
10 1 (0.31%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Police
10 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (17.61%) Analyst
2 40 (12.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (11.95%) Software Engineer
4 33 (10.38%) Support Engineer
5 27 (8.49%) 2nd Line Support
5 27 (8.49%) Consultant
6 25 (7.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 25 (7.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 22 (6.92%) Developer
8 20 (6.29%) IT Engineer
9 15 (4.72%) Cloud Engineer
9 15 (4.72%) Windows Engineer
10 14 (4.40%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (4.40%) IT Support
11 13 (4.09%) C++ Software Engineer
11 13 (4.09%) Java Engineer
11 13 (4.09%) Java Software Engineer
11 13 (4.09%) JavaScript Engineer
11 13 (4.09%) PHP Software Engineer
12 12 (3.77%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.81%) .NET
2 16 (5.03%) WPF
3 13 (4.09%) HTML
3 13 (4.09%) Java EE
3 13 (4.09%) LAMP
4 12 (3.77%) CSS
4 12 (3.77%) XML
5 8 (2.52%) JSON
5 8 (2.52%) OpenGL
5 8 (2.52%) RESTful
6 7 (2.20%) Natural Language Processing
7 6 (1.89%) LDAP
7 6 (1.89%) Web Services
8 5 (1.57%) WCF
9 4 (1.26%) MFC
10 3 (0.94%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.94%) ISAPI
10 3 (0.94%) REST
11 2 (0.63%) jOOQ
11 2 (0.63%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.89%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.60%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.35%) Replication
4 14 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.77%) FMCG
6 11 (3.46%) Driving Licence
7 10 (3.14%) Client/Server
7 10 (3.14%) Public Cloud
8 9 (2.83%) PKI
8 9 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (2.20%) Clustering
9 7 (2.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (2.20%) Fat Client
9 7 (2.20%) Robotics
9 7 (2.20%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.89%) Animation
10 6 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.89%) Photography
11 5 (1.57%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 141 (44.34%) Windows Server
2 121 (38.05%) Linux
3 62 (19.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (11.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (7.86%) Mac OS
6 15 (4.72%) Unix
7 13 (4.09%) Mac OS X
8 12 (3.77%) Windows 10
9 11 (3.46%) Apple iOS
10 9 (2.83%) Android
11 8 (2.52%) AIX
12 7 (2.20%) Windows 7
13 6 (1.89%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.57%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.63%) CentOS
15 2 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.31%) Solaris
16 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
2 50 (15.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 49 (15.41%) Computer Science
4 46 (14.47%) Software Engineering
5 42 (13.21%) ITIL
6 41 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (9.12%) Incident Management
8 23 (7.23%) Cybersecurity
8 23 (7.23%) Information Security
9 22 (6.92%) DevOps
10 20 (6.29%) Server Virtualisation
11 18 (5.66%) Security Operations
11 18 (5.66%) Service Delivery
12 17 (5.35%) Configuration Management
12 17 (5.35%) Presales
13 16 (5.03%) Fintech
13 16 (5.03%) Mentoring
13 16 (5.03%) Project Management
14 15 (4.72%) OO
15 14 (4.40%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (18.24%) Python
2 50 (15.72%) C++
3 44 (13.84%) PowerShell
4 40 (12.58%) JavaScript
5 38 (11.95%) C
5 38 (11.95%) Java
6 29 (9.12%) C#
7 25 (7.86%) SQL
8 24 (7.55%) PHP
9 13 (4.09%) Ruby
10 8 (2.52%) Embedded C
10 8 (2.52%) Embedded C++
10 8 (2.52%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.57%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.57%) Perl
12 4 (1.26%) Assembly Language
12 4 (1.26%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.63%) Groovy
14 1 (0.31%) Lua
14 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (16.98%) Degree
2 27 (8.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (5.97%) MCSA
5 16 (5.03%) SC Cleared
5 16 (5.03%) Security Cleared
6 12 (3.77%) MCSE
7 9 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (2.20%) MCP
9 6 (1.89%) A+ Certification
9 6 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.89%) Postgraduate
10 5 (1.57%) GCFA
10 5 (1.57%) GCIH
11 3 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.63%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (14.78%) SLA
2 7 (2.20%) HIPAA
2 7 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.57%) QA
4 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.31%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 146 (45.91%) Active Directory
2 87 (27.36%) Hyper-V
3 74 (23.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (9.43%) XenApp
5 15 (4.72%) vSphere
6 12 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.20%) Docker
7 7 (2.20%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.57%) Snort
9 3 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.63%) pfSense
11 1 (0.31%) Firmware
11 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (7.55%) SCCM
1 24 (7.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 20 (6.29%) Ansible
3 18 (5.66%) Kubernetes
4 12 (3.77%) WSUS
5 8 (2.52%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.57%) EnCase
6 5 (1.57%) FTK
6 5 (1.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (1.57%) vCenter Server
7 4 (1.26%) Avamar
7 4 (1.26%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.26%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (1.26%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (1.26%) Oracle Identity Management
8 3 (0.94%) Puppet
8 3 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 150 (47.17%) Microsoft
2 115 (36.16%) VMware
3 47 (14.78%) Citrix
4 25 (7.86%) Veeam
5 24 (7.55%) Symantec
6 20 (6.29%) CommVault
7 18 (5.66%) HP
8 16 (5.03%) Ivanti
9 14 (4.40%) Oracle
10 13 (4.09%) Google
11 10 (3.14%) Dell
11 10 (3.14%) IBM
11 10 (3.14%) ServiceNow
12 9 (2.83%) WorldPay
13 7 (2.20%) Cisco
13 7 (2.20%) SAP
13 7 (2.20%) Wyse
13 7 (2.20%) Zscaler
14 6 (1.89%) Apple
15 5 (1.57%) Avaya