The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 543 625 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.02% 16.73% 21.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.87% 68.01% 72.06%
Number of salaries quoted 421 538 581
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Windows
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
812 919 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 20.97% 24.61% 29.62%
Number of salaries quoted 643 776 815
Average salary £34,000 £35,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.54% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Windows
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the East Midlands region.

Windows Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Windows
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Windows
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire 0 214 £34,500 -8.00% 25
Northamptonshire -5 135 £36,250 +8.20% 17
Derbyshire -1 100 £33,000 -12.00% 11
Leicestershire -8 88 £32,000 -20.00% 15
Lincolnshire +1 20 £23,500 -16.07% 5
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 482 (44.18%) Microsoft
2 329 (30.16%) Active Directory
3 288 (26.40%) SQL Server
4 275 (25.21%) SQL
5 252 (23.10%) .NET
6 242 (22.18%) Linux
7 233 (21.36%) VMware
8 228 (20.90%) MS Excel
9 213 (19.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 205 (18.79%) C#
11 170 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
12 157 (14.39%) Degree
13 151 (13.84%) Windows Server 2012
14 147 (13.47%) MS Exchange
15 144 (13.20%) ITIL
16 143 (13.11%) MS Office
17 142 (13.02%) SAN
18 139 (12.74%) Finance
19 134 (12.28%) LAN
20 133 (12.19%) ASP.NET
20 133 (12.19%) Windows 7
21 131 (12.01%) WAN
22 123 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
23 122 (11.18%) Cisco
24 121 (11.09%) Hyper-V
25 117 (10.72%) Microsoft Certification
26 102 (9.35%) JavaScript
26 102 (9.35%) HTML
26 102 (9.35%) Computer Science
27 101 (9.26%) Analytical Skills

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 147 (13.47%) MS Exchange
2 93 (8.52%) SharePoint
3 62 (5.68%) IIS
4 61 (5.59%) Apache
5 56 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 52 (4.77%) Tomcat
7 29 (2.66%) Lync
8 28 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 28 (2.57%) OpenStack
9 21 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
10 19 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
11 17 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.55%) CICS
13 4 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.37%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.37%) SAS
13 4 (0.37%) JBoss
14 3 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
15 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
16 1 (0.092%) WildFly
Applications
1 228 (20.90%) MS Excel
2 143 (13.11%) MS Office
3 13 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.10%) Simulink
4 12 (1.10%) TargetLink
5 6 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.55%) MS Project
6 1 (0.092%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.092%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.092%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.46%) Primavera
3 4 (0.37%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.18%) AWD
4 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.092%) Magento
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.092%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.092%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 79 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (6.60%) Office 365
3 33 (3.02%) Google Apps
4 25 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (0.55%) PaaS
8 5 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.46%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.46%) SaaS
9 3 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.092%) IaaS
10 1 (0.092%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 142 (13.02%) SAN
2 134 (12.28%) LAN
3 131 (12.01%) WAN
4 98 (8.98%) TCP/IP
5 91 (8.34%) Firewall
6 82 (7.52%) DNS
7 76 (6.97%) DHCP
8 39 (3.57%) VPN
9 37 (3.39%) Internet
10 32 (2.93%) Network Security
11 30 (2.75%) VoIP
12 24 (2.20%) Wireless
12 24 (2.20%) Intrusion Detection
13 14 (1.28%) IPsec
14 13 (1.19%) PBX
15 12 (1.10%) IP Telephony
16 11 (1.01%) HTTP
16 11 (1.01%) VLAN
16 11 (1.01%) NAS
17 9 (0.82%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (26.40%) SQL Server
2 72 (6.60%) MySQL
3 47 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (3.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 28 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (2.20%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (0.73%) DB2
9 7 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.64%) DTS
9 7 (0.64%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (0.46%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.46%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.46%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.37%) VLDB
12 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 52 (4.77%) Visual Studio
2 43 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (3.39%) Moq
3 37 (3.39%) NUnit
4 31 (2.84%) MSTest
5 26 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
6 15 (1.37%) Subversion
7 11 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 11 (1.01%) LoadRunner
8 10 (0.92%) Git (software)
9 9 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (0.64%) SilkTest
11 5 (0.46%) Selenium
11 5 (0.46%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.46%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.37%) HP UFT
13 3 (0.27%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.27%) WinDbg
13 3 (0.27%) GCC
13 3 (0.27%) GDB
General
1 139 (12.74%) Finance
2 41 (3.76%) Manufacturing
3 39 (3.57%) Retail
3 39 (3.57%) Electronics
4 36 (3.30%) Marketing
5 33 (3.02%) Banking
6 27 (2.47%) Games
7 23 (2.11%) Automotive
8 22 (2.02%) Back Office
9 21 (1.92%) Telecoms
10 20 (1.83%) International Banking
11 17 (1.56%) Law
12 10 (0.92%) Legal
12 10 (0.92%) French Language
12 10 (0.92%) Spanish Language
13 9 (0.82%) Publishing
14 7 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.64%) German Language
15 6 (0.55%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.37%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 263 (24.11%) Analyst
2 204 (18.70%) Developer
3 120 (11.00%) Support Analyst
4 75 (6.87%) Support Engineer
5 73 (6.69%) .NET Developer
6 65 (5.96%) IT Support
7 57 (5.22%) Systems Engineer
8 52 (4.77%) C# Developer
9 51 (4.67%) Graduate
9 51 (4.67%) Administrator
10 50 (4.58%) Junior
11 48 (4.40%) Software Engineer
12 44 (4.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 44 (4.03%) 1st Line Support
13 42 (3.85%) Support Technician
13 42 (3.85%) Test Analyst
14 41 (3.76%) 2nd Line Support
15 39 (3.57%) Junior Developer
16 38 (3.48%) C# .NET Developer
17 36 (3.30%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (23.10%) .NET
2 133 (12.19%) ASP.NET
3 102 (9.35%) HTML
4 85 (7.79%) WCF
5 72 (6.60%) jQuery
6 71 (6.51%) WinForms
7 64 (5.87%) Web Services
8 60 (5.50%) CSS
9 57 (5.22%) WPF
10 50 (4.58%) .NET Framework
11 44 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (3.21%) XML
13 33 (3.02%) HTML5
13 33 (3.02%) Castle Windsor
14 30 (2.75%) CSS3
15 26 (2.38%) Ninject
15 26 (2.38%) Unity DI Container
15 26 (2.38%) Spring.NET
16 15 (1.37%) SOAP
17 11 (1.01%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 102 (9.35%) Computer Science
2 101 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 46 (4.22%) Clustering
5 43 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
6 40 (3.67%) Management Information System
7 26 (2.38%) Inversion of Control
8 25 (2.29%) Mathematics
9 23 (2.11%) Mobile App
10 22 (2.02%) Physics
11 19 (1.74%) User Experience
12 17 (1.56%) EPoS
13 15 (1.37%) Mainframe
14 14 (1.28%) Private Cloud
15 12 (1.10%) PKI
16 11 (1.01%) Artificial Intelligence
16 11 (1.01%) N-Tier
17 10 (0.92%) Replication
17 10 (0.92%) iSeries
18 9 (0.82%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 242 (22.18%) Linux
2 213 (19.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 151 (13.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 133 (12.19%) Windows 7
5 89 (8.16%) UNIX
6 87 (7.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 81 (7.42%) Windows 8
8 65 (5.96%) Windows XP
9 36 (3.30%) Android
10 24 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (2.20%) Apple iOS
11 20 (1.83%) Solaris
12 17 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
12 17 (1.56%) Windows 2000
13 11 (1.01%) CentOS
14 10 (0.92%) Windows Phone
14 10 (0.92%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.73%) Windows NT
16 7 (0.64%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (13.20%) ITIL
3 96 (8.80%) MVC
4 85 (7.79%) Software Engineering
5 76 (6.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 68 (6.23%) Scrum
7 67 (6.14%) Project Management
8 63 (5.77%) TDD
8 63 (5.77%) SDLC
9 60 (5.50%) Change Management
10 57 (5.22%) Service Delivery
11 46 (4.22%) Mentoring
12 43 (3.94%) Root Cause Analysis
13 41 (3.76%) Software Testing
14 40 (3.67%) Open Source
15 37 (3.39%) MVVM
15 37 (3.39%) Incident Management
15 37 (3.39%) Problem Management
16 36 (3.30%) OO
17 35 (3.21%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 275 (25.21%) SQL
2 205 (18.79%) C#
3 102 (9.35%) JavaScript
4 76 (6.97%) VB.NET
5 69 (6.32%) Java
6 65 (5.96%) VB
7 61 (5.59%) PowerShell
8 50 (4.58%) C++
9 45 (4.12%) T-SQL
10 39 (3.57%) C
11 22 (2.02%) VBScript
12 18 (1.65%) Python
12 18 (1.65%) Perl
13 17 (1.56%) Assembly Language
14 12 (1.10%) MATLAB
15 8 (0.73%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.73%) PHP
15 8 (0.73%) Delphi
16 7 (0.64%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 157 (14.39%) Degree
2 117 (10.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (5.32%) MCSE
4 57 (5.22%) MCP
5 27 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
7 23 (2.11%) PhD
8 22 (2.02%) CCNA
8 22 (2.02%) Security Cleared
9 20 (1.83%) ISEB
9 20 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (1.74%) MCSA
11 18 (1.65%) SC Cleared
12 17 (1.56%) MCITP
13 16 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 16 (1.47%) A+ Certification
14 12 (1.10%) PMI Certification
15 11 (1.01%) PMP
16 10 (0.92%) MCTS
16 10 (0.92%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (6.32%) SLA
2 37 (3.39%) QA
3 18 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 18 (1.65%) ISO 9001
4 14 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.82%) FISMA
6 7 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.55%) TickIT
8 5 (0.46%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.37%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.27%) BS7799
System Software
1 329 (30.16%) Active Directory
2 123 (11.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (11.09%) Hyper-V
4 40 (3.67%) vSphere
5 30 (2.75%) XenApp
6 22 (2.02%) XenServer
7 17 (1.56%) Firmware
8 14 (1.28%) VMware ESX
9 12 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (1.01%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.82%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.46%) Terminal Server
13 5 (0.46%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.27%) NFS
14 3 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.18%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.18%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 96 (8.80%) SCCM
2 46 (4.22%) SCOM
3 14 (1.28%) SCVMM
4 13 (1.19%) Backup Exec
5 9 (0.82%) SCSM
6 8 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 8 (0.73%) Windows Intune
7 7 (0.64%) SCOrch
7 7 (0.64%) Nessus
7 7 (0.64%) Nmap
8 6 (0.55%) Control-M
9 5 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.46%) SCDPM
9 5 (0.46%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.37%) WSUS
10 4 (0.37%) XenMobile
11 3 (0.27%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.27%) Puppet
11 3 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 482 (44.18%) Microsoft
2 233 (21.36%) VMware
3 122 (11.18%) Cisco
4 92 (8.43%) Citrix
5 84 (7.70%) Oracle
6 64 (5.87%) HP
7 36 (3.30%) Google
8 33 (3.02%) Dell
8 33 (3.02%) IBM
9 27 (2.47%) Red Hat
10 25 (2.29%) EMC
11 20 (1.83%) Veeam
12 19 (1.74%) NetApp
13 18 (1.65%) Splunk
14 16 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
15 14 (1.28%) SAP
15 14 (1.28%) ArcSight
16 13 (1.19%) Altiris
17 12 (1.10%) Apple
18 11 (1.01%) Remedy
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefit package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefit package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Code Red Associates
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £34000 per annum + £ neg+bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £36k - 38k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £36000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 4 days ago