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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 570 694 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.57% 18.29% 19.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.29% 68.85% 74.63%
Number of salaries quoted 481 606 519
Average salary £32,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,875 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +2.50%
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
873 1008 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.85% 26.57% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 733 867 685
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -2 184 £32,500 -16.12% 24
Northamptonshire -2 154 £35,000 +3.70% 17
Leicestershire +1 126 £34,381 -14.04% 16
Derbyshire +3 89 £29,000 -31.76% 22
Lincolnshire -6 28 £21,250 -32.00% 6
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 498 (44.66%) Microsoft
2 407 (36.50%) Active Directory
3 331 (29.69%) SQL Server
4 310 (27.80%) SQL
5 286 (25.65%) VMware
6 270 (24.22%) Linux
7 237 (21.26%) .NET
7 237 (21.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 232 (20.81%) MS Excel
9 197 (17.67%) C#
10 178 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
11 170 (15.25%) MS Exchange
12 168 (15.07%) Cisco
13 164 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 162 (14.53%) Hyper-V
15 157 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
16 153 (13.72%) SAN
17 152 (13.63%) Finance
18 151 (13.54%) TCP/IP
18 151 (13.54%) MS Office
19 146 (13.09%) WAN
20 145 (13.00%) ITIL
21 144 (12.91%) LAN
22 136 (12.20%) Windows 7
23 135 (12.11%) ASP.NET
24 133 (11.93%) Degree
25 129 (11.57%) IIS
26 123 (11.03%) HTML
27 118 (10.58%) Windows Server 2003
28 117 (10.49%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 170 (15.25%) MS Exchange
2 129 (11.57%) IIS
3 83 (7.44%) Apache
4 74 (6.64%) Tomcat
4 74 (6.64%) SharePoint
5 57 (5.11%) Lync
6 45 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 26 (2.33%) OpenStack
8 24 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (1.08%) CMS
12 11 (0.99%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.81%) JBoss
14 8 (0.72%) IBM Notes
14 8 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.54%) CICS
16 4 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
17 3 (0.27%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 232 (20.81%) MS Excel
2 151 (13.54%) MS Office
3 13 (1.17%) Simulink
4 12 (1.08%) TargetLink
5 9 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.63%) PrintSoft PReS
7 4 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.27%) MS Project
8 3 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.18%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.090%) InDesign
10 1 (0.090%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.27%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.090%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.090%) Magento
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.090%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 60 (5.38%) Office 365
2 58 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (2.42%) Google Apps
4 15 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.90%) SaaS
6 6 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.54%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.090%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.090%) IaaS
9 1 (0.090%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 153 (13.72%) SAN
2 151 (13.54%) TCP/IP
3 146 (13.09%) WAN
4 144 (12.91%) LAN
5 116 (10.40%) Firewall
6 112 (10.04%) DNS
7 82 (7.35%) DHCP
8 49 (4.39%) Internet
9 41 (3.68%) NAS
10 38 (3.41%) VPN
11 32 (2.87%) VoIP
12 19 (1.70%) Wireless
13 18 (1.61%) PBX
13 18 (1.61%) ADSL
13 18 (1.61%) Network Security
14 17 (1.52%) LDAP
14 17 (1.52%) Intranet
15 14 (1.26%) Broadband
16 13 (1.17%) IP Telephony
16 13 (1.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 331 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 91 (8.16%) MySQL
3 69 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 37 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 24 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (2.15%) Relational Database
7 22 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (1.08%) DB2
8 12 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
9 11 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (0.99%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.63%) VLDB
11 6 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.45%) DTS
13 4 (0.36%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.36%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.36%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (4.04%) Visual Studio
2 37 (3.32%) NUnit
3 36 (3.23%) Moq
4 30 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (2.42%) Rhino Mocks
6 23 (2.06%) MSTest
7 13 (1.17%) Subversion
8 11 (0.99%) Selenium
8 11 (0.99%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (0.81%) Ranorex
10 8 (0.72%) TestComplete
11 7 (0.63%) Jenkins
12 6 (0.54%) MSBuild
12 6 (0.54%) Git (software)
12 6 (0.54%) AccuRev
13 5 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
14 4 (0.36%) Xcode
14 4 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
15 3 (0.27%) TeamCity
15 3 (0.27%) LoadRunner
General
1 152 (13.63%) Finance
2 62 (5.56%) Retail
3 40 (3.59%) Manufacturing
4 39 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.60%) Marketing
6 24 (2.15%) Electronics
7 16 (1.43%) Automotive
7 16 (1.43%) Games
8 14 (1.26%) Banking
9 13 (1.17%) Legal
10 8 (0.72%) International Banking
10 8 (0.72%) German Language
11 7 (0.63%) Law
12 5 (0.45%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.45%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.36%) Billing
13 4 (0.36%) Publishing
13 4 (0.36%) Back Office
13 4 (0.36%) French Language
13 4 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 234 (20.99%) Analyst
2 195 (17.49%) Developer
3 101 (9.06%) Support Analyst
4 96 (8.61%) Support Engineer
5 73 (6.55%) Systems Engineer
5 73 (6.55%) IT Support
6 71 (6.37%) C# Developer
7 69 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support
8 68 (6.10%) Support Technician
9 63 (5.65%) .NET Developer
10 52 (4.66%) Administrator
10 52 (4.66%) C# .NET Developer
11 46 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 42 (3.77%) Applications Support
13 39 (3.50%) Technical Support
13 39 (3.50%) Software Engineer
13 39 (3.50%) IT Support Technician
14 38 (3.41%) Service Desk Analyst
14 38 (3.41%) Web Developer
14 38 (3.41%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (21.26%) .NET
2 135 (12.11%) ASP.NET
3 123 (11.03%) HTML
4 96 (8.61%) CSS
5 71 (6.37%) WCF
6 68 (6.10%) XML
7 67 (6.01%) WinForms
7 67 (6.01%) .NET Framework
8 60 (5.38%) Web Services
9 56 (5.02%) WPF
9 56 (5.02%) jQuery
10 55 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (3.41%) CSS3
12 36 (3.23%) HTML5
13 28 (2.51%) Castle Windsor
14 27 (2.42%) Entity Framework
15 25 (2.24%) JSON
16 20 (1.79%) Ninject
16 20 (1.79%) Spring.NET
16 20 (1.79%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 85 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (6.28%) Clustering
3 53 (4.75%) Computer Science
4 37 (3.32%) Open Source
5 34 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 28 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (2.33%) Mobile App
8 20 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
9 19 (1.70%) Mathematics
10 17 (1.52%) Smartcard
10 17 (1.52%) Blackberry
10 17 (1.52%) Mainframe
11 14 (1.26%) EPoS
12 12 (1.08%) Replication
13 11 (0.99%) Credit Risk
13 11 (0.99%) iPhone
14 10 (0.90%) PKI
15 8 (0.72%) Biometrics
15 8 (0.72%) N-Tier
16 7 (0.63%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 270 (24.22%) Linux
2 237 (21.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 164 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 136 (12.20%) Windows 7
5 118 (10.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 93 (8.34%) Windows XP
7 87 (7.80%) UNIX
8 74 (6.64%) Windows 8
9 38 (3.41%) Android
10 37 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (2.51%) Apple iOS
12 23 (2.06%) Solaris
13 20 (1.79%) Windows Vista
14 13 (1.17%) Ubuntu
15 9 (0.81%) Windows 2000
15 9 (0.81%) BlackBerry OS
15 9 (0.81%) Windows Phone
15 9 (0.81%) CentOS
16 8 (0.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 8 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (13.00%) ITIL
3 90 (8.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 88 (7.89%) MVC
5 84 (7.53%) Software Engineering
6 79 (7.09%) Project Management
7 74 (6.64%) Scrum
8 61 (5.47%) Mentoring
9 60 (5.38%) Incident Management
10 54 (4.84%) Service Delivery
11 53 (4.75%) Change Management
12 46 (4.13%) Problem Management
13 45 (4.04%) TDD
14 39 (3.50%) Web Development
15 38 (3.41%) Root Cause Analysis
16 34 (3.05%) Data Protection
17 33 (2.96%) MVVM
18 32 (2.87%) Continuous Integration
18 32 (2.87%) Service Management
19 31 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 310 (27.80%) SQL
2 197 (17.67%) C#
3 117 (10.49%) JavaScript
4 78 (7.00%) PowerShell
5 69 (6.19%) Java
6 57 (5.11%) C++
7 52 (4.66%) T-SQL
8 50 (4.48%) VB
9 47 (4.22%) VB.NET
10 33 (2.96%) C
11 22 (1.97%) PHP
12 13 (1.17%) Python
12 13 (1.17%) Shell Script
12 13 (1.17%) MATLAB
13 12 (1.08%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.08%) Assembly Language
14 11 (0.99%) XPath
15 9 (0.81%) Perl
16 8 (0.72%) Delphi
17 7 (0.63%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 133 (11.93%) Degree
2 102 (9.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (4.30%) MCP
4 43 (3.86%) MCSE
5 40 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (2.78%) CCNA
7 30 (2.69%) Security Cleared
8 26 (2.33%) MCITP
9 25 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 22 (1.97%) SC Cleared
11 21 (1.88%) MCSA
12 16 (1.43%) HND
13 15 (1.35%) CCNP
13 15 (1.35%) MCTS
14 13 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (1.17%) ISEB
15 8 (0.72%) HNC
16 7 (0.63%) PhD
16 7 (0.63%) A+ Certification
17 4 (0.36%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (7.00%) SLA
2 29 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (2.51%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.35%) QA
4 15 (1.35%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.72%) TickIT
7 4 (0.36%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.36%) JTAG
7 4 (0.36%) IEC 61508
7 4 (0.36%) DO-178B
7 4 (0.36%) DO-254
8 2 (0.18%) BS7799
9 1 (0.090%) FISMA
System Software
1 407 (36.50%) Active Directory
2 162 (14.53%) Hyper-V
3 157 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (3.59%) vSphere
5 31 (2.78%) XenServer
6 30 (2.69%) Firmware
7 28 (2.51%) XenApp
8 16 (1.43%) VMware ESX
9 12 (1.08%) Terminal Services
10 11 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
11 9 (0.81%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 2 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 2 (0.18%) NFS
15 2 (0.18%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 98 (8.79%) SCCM
2 42 (3.77%) SCOM
3 13 (1.17%) Backup Exec
4 12 (1.08%) WSUS
5 8 (0.72%) NetBackup
5 8 (0.72%) SCVMM
6 7 (0.63%) SCOrch
7 6 (0.54%) WMI
8 5 (0.45%) SCDPM
8 5 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (0.36%) SCSM
9 4 (0.36%) Puppet
9 4 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.27%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 2 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.18%) Control-M
11 2 (0.18%) Nagios
11 2 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 498 (44.66%) Microsoft
2 286 (25.65%) VMware
3 168 (15.07%) Cisco
4 117 (10.49%) Citrix
5 102 (9.15%) Oracle
6 97 (8.70%) HP
7 72 (6.46%) IBM
8 58 (5.20%) Dell
9 48 (4.30%) EMC
10 43 (3.86%) Red Hat
11 37 (3.32%) Google
12 30 (2.69%) Altiris
12 30 (2.69%) NetApp
13 23 (2.06%) Remedy
14 17 (1.52%) Veeam
15 12 (1.08%) SAP
16 11 (0.99%) Apple
17 10 (0.90%) Lotus
17 10 (0.90%) Symantec
18 9 (0.81%) Cognizant
Spalding, Lincolnshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: up to 45k + bonus, Pension, health, 25 days and more
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
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Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Flexible working, Sh
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Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Excellent benefits on top
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Momentum Resourcing
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Computer People
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Bens + Parking
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leicestershire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leicestershire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Derbyshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k
Posted: 16 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £14000 - £20000 per annum + Company Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £18500 per annum
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