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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 584 834 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.63% 23.05% 21.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.30% 76.87% 78.65%
Number of salaries quoted 510 689 582
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,600 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -1.11%
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
855 1085 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.35% 29.99% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 736 900 743
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -2 192 £32,500 -7.14% 13
Northamptonshire -9 145 £35,000 +7.69% 14
Leicestershire -3 136 £40,000 +5.26% 17
Derbyshire 0 84 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Lincolnshire -7 17 £17,500 -45.31% 4
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 512 (42.95%) Microsoft
2 439 (36.83%) SQL Server
3 378 (31.71%) SQL
4 323 (27.10%) .NET
5 314 (26.34%) C#
6 303 (25.42%) Active Directory
7 267 (22.40%) Linux
8 258 (21.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 254 (21.31%) VMware
10 232 (19.46%) MS Excel
11 204 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
12 186 (15.60%) ITIL
13 185 (15.52%) Degree
14 182 (15.27%) Windows Server 2003
15 179 (15.02%) ASP.NET
16 164 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
17 161 (13.51%) TCP/IP
18 159 (13.34%) MS Exchange
19 156 (13.09%) Windows Server 2012
20 152 (12.75%) HTML
20 152 (12.75%) XML
21 146 (12.25%) MS Office
22 145 (12.16%) WAN
23 143 (12.00%) Cisco
24 139 (11.66%) VMware Infrastructure
24 139 (11.66%) Finance
25 137 (11.49%) Oracle
26 126 (10.57%) LAN
27 125 (10.49%) Hyper-V
28 123 (10.32%) DNS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 159 (13.34%) MS Exchange
2 93 (7.80%) IIS
3 83 (6.96%) Apache
4 72 (6.04%) Tomcat
5 65 (5.45%) SharePoint
6 42 (3.52%) Lync
6 42 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 31 (2.60%) OpenStack
7 31 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 26 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 26 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.59%) IBM Notes
12 6 (0.50%) CMS
13 5 (0.42%) nginx
14 4 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.25%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.17%) NetWeaver
16 2 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 232 (19.46%) MS Excel
2 146 (12.25%) MS Office
3 11 (0.92%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.50%) Simulink
5 6 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.50%) PrintSoft PReS
6 5 (0.42%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.25%) TargetLink
8 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.17%) MS Project
9 1 (0.084%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.084%) Maya
9 1 (0.084%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.084%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 10 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.25%) Line 500
4 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.084%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.084%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.86%) Office 365
2 36 (3.02%) Google Apps
3 34 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (2.10%) SaaS
5 11 (0.92%) IaaS
6 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 161 (13.51%) TCP/IP
2 145 (12.16%) WAN
3 126 (10.57%) LAN
4 123 (10.32%) DNS
5 107 (8.98%) SAN
6 103 (8.64%) Firewall
7 97 (8.14%) DHCP
8 62 (5.20%) VPN
9 60 (5.03%) Internet
10 42 (3.52%) VLAN
11 40 (3.36%) VoIP
12 30 (2.52%) LDAP
13 29 (2.43%) NAS
14 20 (1.68%) Wireshark
15 19 (1.59%) Wireless
15 19 (1.59%) SMTP
15 19 (1.59%) H.323
15 19 (1.59%) RTP
16 15 (1.26%) ADSL
16 15 (1.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 439 (36.83%) SQL Server
2 107 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 81 (6.80%) MySQL
4 63 (5.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 36 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 29 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
8 15 (1.26%) Oracle Database
9 13 (1.09%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.92%) DB2
11 10 (0.84%) Data Mining
12 9 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (0.59%) DTS
14 6 (0.50%) SAP Data Services
15 5 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.34%) Big Data
17 3 (0.25%) NoSQL
17 3 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
17 3 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 73 (6.12%) Visual Studio
2 39 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (3.10%) NUnit
4 32 (2.68%) Rhino Mocks
4 32 (2.68%) Moq
5 25 (2.10%) Subversion
6 18 (1.51%) Selenium
7 15 (1.26%) FogBugz
8 14 (1.17%) MSBuild
9 9 (0.76%) MSTest
9 9 (0.76%) TestComplete
9 9 (0.76%) CruiseControl
10 8 (0.67%) Jenkins
11 7 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (0.50%) Git (software)
12 6 (0.50%) WinDbg
12 6 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (0.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 5 (0.42%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.42%) Aptana Studio
General
1 139 (11.66%) Finance
2 49 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 32 (2.68%) Retail
4 24 (2.01%) Legal
5 18 (1.51%) Aerospace
6 16 (1.34%) German Language
6 16 (1.34%) Marketing
7 14 (1.17%) French Language
8 13 (1.09%) Electronics
9 12 (1.01%) Automotive
9 12 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.01%) Games
10 11 (0.92%) Multimedia
11 10 (0.84%) Back Office
11 10 (0.84%) Italian Language
11 10 (0.84%) Spanish Language
12 8 (0.67%) Banking
12 8 (0.67%) Law
13 5 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 288 (24.16%) Developer
2 193 (16.19%) Analyst
3 127 (10.65%) C# Developer
4 124 (10.40%) Support Engineer
5 120 (10.07%) .NET Developer
6 100 (8.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 76 (6.38%) Support Analyst
7 76 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
8 69 (5.79%) Software Engineer
9 67 (5.62%) Software Developer
10 61 (5.12%) IT Support
11 52 (4.36%) Systems Engineer
11 52 (4.36%) Senior Developer
12 51 (4.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 46 (3.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 44 (3.69%) Technical Support
15 43 (3.61%) Administrator
16 37 (3.10%) Designer
17 36 (3.02%) Architect
17 36 (3.02%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (27.10%) .NET
2 179 (15.02%) ASP.NET
3 152 (12.75%) HTML
3 152 (12.75%) XML
4 122 (10.23%) WCF
5 111 (9.31%) WinForms
6 107 (8.98%) CSS
7 97 (8.14%) WPF
8 93 (7.80%) .NET Framework
8 93 (7.80%) jQuery
9 86 (7.21%) Web Services
10 62 (5.20%) HTML5
11 60 (5.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 54 (4.53%) Ajax
13 52 (4.36%) XSLT
14 51 (4.28%) Silverlight
15 44 (3.69%) CSS3
16 41 (3.44%) REST
17 40 (3.36%) WF
18 39 (3.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 105 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (5.29%) Computer Science
3 57 (4.78%) Open Source
4 39 (3.27%) Smartcard
5 37 (3.10%) Mathematics
6 35 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 35 (2.94%) Clustering
7 32 (2.68%) Mobile App
8 28 (2.35%) Blackberry
9 25 (2.10%) Streaming Music
10 22 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.76%) PKI
12 19 (1.59%) Biometrics
13 15 (1.26%) Mainframe
14 13 (1.09%) Device Driver
15 12 (1.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 12 (1.01%) Visualisation
16 11 (0.92%) Physics
16 11 (0.92%) Algorithms
16 11 (0.92%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 267 (22.40%) Linux
2 258 (21.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 182 (15.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 156 (13.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 119 (9.98%) Windows 7
6 106 (8.89%) Windows XP
7 98 (8.22%) UNIX
8 58 (4.87%) Windows 8
9 56 (4.70%) Windows Vista
10 55 (4.61%) Android
11 36 (3.02%) Apple iOS
12 32 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 25 (2.10%) Solaris
14 20 (1.68%) BlackBerry OS
15 11 (0.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 11 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
16 9 (0.76%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.76%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.76%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (15.60%) ITIL
3 120 (10.07%) Software Engineering
4 96 (8.05%) MVC
5 95 (7.97%) Project Management
6 94 (7.89%) Scrum
7 74 (6.21%) OO
8 64 (5.37%) Mentoring
9 57 (4.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 51 (4.28%) Web Development
11 50 (4.19%) Service Delivery
12 48 (4.03%) Workflow
13 47 (3.94%) TDD
14 42 (3.52%) Multithreading
15 41 (3.44%) Automated Testing
15 41 (3.44%) Cyber Security
16 38 (3.19%) MVVM
17 36 (3.02%) Coaching
18 35 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
19 33 (2.77%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 378 (31.71%) SQL
2 314 (26.34%) C#
3 116 (9.73%) JavaScript
4 114 (9.56%) C++
5 89 (7.47%) Java
6 80 (6.71%) T-SQL
7 59 (4.95%) VB.NET
8 48 (4.03%) VB
8 48 (4.03%) C
9 44 (3.69%) PowerShell
10 36 (3.02%) XPath
11 19 (1.59%) PHP
11 19 (1.59%) Bash Shell
12 18 (1.51%) Python
13 17 (1.43%) Embedded C
14 16 (1.34%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.34%) Perl
15 12 (1.01%) Assembly Language
16 10 (0.84%) VB6
16 10 (0.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 185 (15.52%) Degree
2 164 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 92 (7.72%) MCSE
4 74 (6.21%) MCITP
5 55 (4.61%) MCP
6 53 (4.45%) Cisco Certification
7 47 (3.94%) CCNA
7 47 (3.94%) Security Cleared
8 42 (3.52%) MCSA
9 41 (3.44%) SC Cleared
10 31 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 29 (2.43%) MCTS
12 26 (2.18%) HND
13 24 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (1.76%) ISTQB
15 12 (1.01%) CCA
15 12 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
15 12 (1.01%) CCNP
16 10 (0.84%) ISEB
16 10 (0.84%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (6.21%) SLA
2 30 (2.52%) ISO 9001
3 24 (2.01%) QA
4 19 (1.59%) TickIT
5 7 (0.59%) JTAG
6 4 (0.34%) IEC 61508
6 4 (0.34%) DO-178B
6 4 (0.34%) DO-254
7 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.084%) HL7
9 1 (0.084%) DICOM
System Software
1 303 (25.42%) Active Directory
2 139 (11.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (10.49%) Hyper-V
4 36 (3.02%) vSphere
5 29 (2.43%) XenApp
6 27 (2.27%) Firmware
7 18 (1.51%) XenServer
8 16 (1.34%) Terminal Services
9 13 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (1.01%) VMware ESX
11 10 (0.84%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.34%) vCloud
14 4 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.25%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.17%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.17%) VMware Server
17 1 (0.084%) NFS
Systems Management
1 51 (4.28%) SCCM
2 31 (2.60%) SCOM
3 12 (1.01%) WSUS
3 12 (1.01%) Backup Exec
4 11 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (0.84%) XenMobile
6 8 (0.67%) NetBackup
6 8 (0.67%) SCVMM
7 7 (0.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 7 (0.59%) Tivoli
8 6 (0.50%) Windows Intune
8 6 (0.50%) SCDPM
8 6 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (0.42%) DameWare
10 4 (0.34%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 4 (0.34%) Netcool
10 4 (0.34%) Netcool/OMNIbus
11 3 (0.25%) ARCserve
11 3 (0.25%) WMI
11 3 (0.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 512 (42.95%) Microsoft
2 254 (21.31%) VMware
3 143 (12.00%) Cisco
4 137 (11.49%) Oracle
5 87 (7.30%) Citrix
6 53 (4.45%) HP
7 47 (3.94%) Red Hat
8 42 (3.52%) NetApp
8 42 (3.52%) Google
9 36 (3.02%) IBM
10 30 (2.52%) Dell
11 25 (2.10%) EMC
12 24 (2.01%) SAP
13 23 (1.93%) Avaya
14 21 (1.76%) Symantec
15 20 (1.68%) Remedy
16 16 (1.34%) Veeam
17 14 (1.17%) Business Objects
18 13 (1.09%) Sage
19 11 (0.92%) Apple
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Atos
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + relocation allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and relocation allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent training
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + good company
Posted: 5 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benfits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
Code Red Associates
Salary: excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Up to £22,000
Posted: 5 days ago