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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 603 713 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.78% 22.01% 19.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.34% 73.43% 65.91%
Number of salaries quoted 522 626 564
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
909 971 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.30% 29.97% 28.90%
Number of salaries quoted 770 849 861
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,450 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -3 194 £37,500 +7.14% 21
Northamptonshire +1 184 £32,500 -7.14% 16
Leicestershire -4 128 £40,000 +5.26% 17
Derbyshire -7 77 £35,000 +14.75% 9
Lincolnshire -7 21 £25,000 -16.66% 3
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 503 (40.56%) Microsoft
2 418 (33.71%) SQL Server
3 359 (28.95%) SQL
4 324 (26.13%) .NET
5 323 (26.05%) C#
6 318 (25.65%) Active Directory
7 281 (22.66%) VMware
8 276 (22.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 237 (19.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 222 (17.90%) Linux
10 222 (17.90%) MS Excel
11 219 (17.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 214 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
13 202 (16.29%) MS Exchange
14 192 (15.48%) ITIL
14 192 (15.48%) Cisco
14 192 (15.48%) Degree
15 166 (13.39%) ASP.NET
16 165 (13.31%) Hyper-V
17 156 (12.58%) Oracle
17 156 (12.58%) MS Office
18 154 (12.42%) TCP/IP
19 153 (12.34%) Finance
20 151 (12.18%) Windows 7
21 145 (11.69%) XML
22 142 (11.45%) Windows XP
22 142 (11.45%) VMware Infrastructure
23 135 (10.89%) DNS
24 133 (10.73%) Windows Server 2012
25 131 (10.56%) MCSE

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 202 (16.29%) MS Exchange
2 83 (6.69%) IIS
3 82 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 71 (5.73%) SharePoint
5 69 (5.56%) Apache
6 58 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 54 (4.35%) Tomcat
8 44 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 44 (3.55%) Lync
9 42 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
10 28 (2.26%) OpenStack
11 24 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (0.81%) IBM Notes
14 9 (0.73%) CMS
14 9 (0.73%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
16 7 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 7 (0.56%) WebLogic
17 5 (0.40%) Quickr
Applications
1 222 (17.90%) MS Excel
2 156 (12.58%) MS Office
3 17 (1.37%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.16%) Simulink
7 1 (0.081%) Maya
7 1 (0.081%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.081%) GIMP
7 1 (0.081%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.13%) HFM
2 10 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.32%) Line 500
4 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.24%) Summit
4 3 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.16%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.081%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.081%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.081%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 42 (3.39%) Office 365
2 39 (3.15%) SaaS
3 36 (2.90%) IaaS
4 29 (2.34%) Google Apps
5 15 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.40%) PaaS
8 3 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.081%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 154 (12.42%) TCP/IP
2 135 (10.89%) DNS
3 128 (10.32%) WAN
4 118 (9.52%) LAN
5 113 (9.11%) SAN
6 111 (8.95%) DHCP
7 97 (7.82%) Firewall
8 55 (4.44%) VPN
9 44 (3.55%) Internet
10 41 (3.31%) LDAP
11 33 (2.66%) VoIP
12 26 (2.10%) VLAN
13 25 (2.02%) Wireless
14 21 (1.69%) SMTP
15 19 (1.53%) Network Security
16 18 (1.45%) Wireshark
17 17 (1.37%) RTP
17 17 (1.37%) H.323
18 15 (1.21%) Cisco IOS
19 13 (1.05%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 418 (33.71%) SQL Server
2 102 (8.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 92 (7.42%) MySQL
4 53 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 44 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 37 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (2.18%) Oracle Database
8 26 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (1.77%) Crystal Reports
10 16 (1.29%) Relational Database
11 14 (1.13%) Essbase
12 11 (0.89%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (0.73%) DB2
14 7 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (0.48%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.48%) WebFOCUS
15 6 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 105 (8.47%) Visual Studio
2 49 (3.95%) NUnit
3 38 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (3.06%) Rhino Mocks
3 38 (3.06%) Moq
4 20 (1.61%) Subversion
5 17 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
6 15 (1.21%) Selenium
7 13 (1.05%) MSTest
7 13 (1.05%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 10 (0.81%) WinDbg
8 10 (0.81%) JIRA
9 9 (0.73%) FogBugz
10 8 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 8 (0.65%) MSBuild
11 7 (0.56%) TestComplete
11 7 (0.56%) CruiseControl
12 6 (0.48%) Git (software)
13 3 (0.24%) WebDriver
13 3 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 153 (12.34%) Finance
2 55 (4.44%) Retail
3 49 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 20 (1.61%) Aerospace
5 17 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 16 (1.29%) Legal
7 13 (1.05%) Games
8 12 (0.97%) Electronics
9 11 (0.89%) Back Office
9 11 (0.89%) Law
10 9 (0.73%) Marketing
11 8 (0.65%) Banking
12 6 (0.48%) Billing
12 6 (0.48%) Automotive
13 5 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.40%) French Language
13 5 (0.40%) German Language
14 4 (0.32%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.32%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 310 (25.00%) Developer
2 192 (15.48%) Analyst
3 128 (10.32%) .NET Developer
4 108 (8.71%) Support Engineer
5 97 (7.82%) C# Developer
6 81 (6.53%) Software Developer
7 76 (6.13%) Support Analyst
8 73 (5.89%) C# .NET Developer
9 72 (5.81%) Software Engineer
10 57 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 54 (4.35%) Consultant
11 54 (4.35%) C++ Developer
12 50 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
12 50 (4.03%) Senior Developer
13 47 (3.79%) IT Support
14 42 (3.39%) C++ Software Developer
15 41 (3.31%) Administrator
15 41 (3.31%) Test Engineer
16 38 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support
17 33 (2.66%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (26.13%) .NET
2 166 (13.39%) ASP.NET
3 145 (11.69%) XML
4 127 (10.24%) WCF
5 117 (9.44%) HTML
6 112 (9.03%) WinForms
7 105 (8.47%) WPF
8 91 (7.34%) Web Services
9 86 (6.94%) jQuery
10 80 (6.45%) CSS
11 70 (5.65%) .NET Framework
12 54 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 52 (4.19%) Ajax
14 51 (4.11%) Silverlight
15 41 (3.31%) XSLT
16 35 (2.82%) HTML5
17 33 (2.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 31 (2.50%) REST
18 31 (2.50%) LINQ
18 31 (2.50%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 87 (7.02%) Computer Science
2 62 (5.00%) Mathematics
3 59 (4.76%) Smartcard
4 54 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (3.79%) Open Source
6 42 (3.39%) Mobile App
7 37 (2.98%) Blackberry
8 36 (2.90%) Management Information System
9 27 (2.18%) Clustering
10 26 (2.10%) PKI
10 26 (2.10%) Streaming Music
11 25 (2.02%) Biometrics
11 25 (2.02%) Firmware
12 24 (1.94%) Device Driver
13 19 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (1.37%) Visualisation
14 17 (1.37%) Physics
15 16 (1.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 15 (1.21%) 3D Graphics
16 15 (1.21%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 276 (22.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 222 (17.90%) Linux
3 219 (17.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 151 (12.18%) Windows 7
5 142 (11.45%) Windows XP
6 133 (10.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 90 (7.26%) UNIX
8 85 (6.85%) Windows Vista
9 56 (4.52%) Windows 8
10 50 (4.03%) Android
11 33 (2.66%) Apple iOS
12 25 (2.02%) BlackBerry OS
13 21 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (1.21%) Embedded Linux
14 15 (1.21%) AIX
15 14 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
16 13 (1.05%) Mac OS X
17 12 (0.97%) Solaris
18 11 (0.89%) Mac OS
19 7 (0.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (17.26%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (15.48%) ITIL
3 115 (9.27%) Software Engineering
4 93 (7.50%) OO
5 79 (6.37%) Project Management
6 78 (6.29%) MVC
7 72 (5.81%) Scrum
8 71 (5.73%) Web Development
9 56 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
10 55 (4.44%) Automated Testing
11 52 (4.19%) TDD
12 50 (4.03%) Cyber Security
13 47 (3.79%) MVVM
14 46 (3.71%) Service Delivery
15 42 (3.39%) Manual Testing
16 39 (3.15%) Software Testing
16 39 (3.15%) Web Application Development
16 39 (3.15%) CRM
17 38 (3.06%) Kanban
18 37 (2.98%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 359 (28.95%) SQL
2 323 (26.05%) C#
3 121 (9.76%) C++
4 93 (7.50%) Java
5 92 (7.42%) JavaScript
6 65 (5.24%) T-SQL
7 57 (4.60%) VB.NET
8 49 (3.95%) C
9 42 (3.39%) PowerShell
10 34 (2.74%) VB
11 27 (2.18%) XPath
12 23 (1.85%) Embedded C
13 22 (1.77%) Python
13 22 (1.77%) Perl
13 22 (1.77%) PHP
14 19 (1.53%) VBScript
15 13 (1.05%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.97%) Bash Shell
17 11 (0.89%) Ruby
17 11 (0.89%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 237 (19.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 192 (15.48%) Degree
3 131 (10.56%) MCSE
4 90 (7.26%) MCITP
5 83 (6.69%) MCP
6 74 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
7 73 (5.89%) MCSA
8 68 (5.48%) CCNA
9 61 (4.92%) MCTS
10 59 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 46 (3.71%) Security Cleared
12 42 (3.39%) SC Cleared
13 31 (2.50%) MCSD
14 29 (2.34%) MCAD
15 23 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
16 22 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
17 21 (1.69%) CCA
17 21 (1.69%) HND
18 19 (1.53%) CCEE
19 17 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.24%) SLA
2 41 (3.31%) ISO 9001
3 31 (2.50%) QA
4 29 (2.34%) TickIT
5 9 (0.73%) JTAG
6 5 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 318 (25.65%) Active Directory
2 165 (13.31%) Hyper-V
3 142 (11.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (3.55%) XenApp
4 44 (3.55%) vSphere
5 32 (2.58%) XenDesktop
6 22 (1.77%) XenServer
7 14 (1.13%) Terminal Services
8 12 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.56%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.40%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.40%) Xen
10 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.40%) KVM
11 4 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.16%) UAG
13 2 (0.16%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 55 (4.44%) SCCM
2 25 (2.02%) SCOM
3 21 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 17 (1.37%) Backup Exec
5 13 (1.05%) WSUS
6 10 (0.81%) Tivoli
7 8 (0.65%) SCDPM
8 7 (0.56%) SCVMM
9 6 (0.48%) XenMobile
10 5 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (0.40%) DameWare
11 4 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.24%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.24%) Data Guard
12 3 (0.24%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.24%) Windows Intune
12 3 (0.24%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.24%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 3 (0.24%) Netcool
Vendors
1 503 (40.56%) Microsoft
2 281 (22.66%) VMware
3 192 (15.48%) Cisco
4 156 (12.58%) Oracle
5 108 (8.71%) Citrix
6 73 (5.89%) HP
7 45 (3.63%) NetApp
8 43 (3.47%) Red Hat
9 39 (3.15%) IBM
10 32 (2.58%) Google
11 28 (2.26%) Symantec
12 22 (1.77%) Avaya
13 21 (1.69%) hybris
14 20 (1.61%) Informatica
15 16 (1.29%) Apple
15 16 (1.29%) SAP
16 15 (1.21%) Veeam
17 14 (1.13%) Dell
17 14 (1.13%) Hyperion
18 13 (1.05%) Remedy
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