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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 550 760 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.19% 20.77% 21.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.18% 76.46% 80.52%
Number of salaries quoted 495 636 568
Average salary £31,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,650 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
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
795 994 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.85% 27.17% 26.88%
Number of salaries quoted 695 829 697
Average salary £33,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £48,600 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -2 191 £27,500 -28.57% 19
Northamptonshire -2 144 £34,000 -2.85% 17
Leicestershire +5 121 £38,500 +1.31% 16
Derbyshire 0 70 £30,000 -27.27% 14
Lincolnshire +6 26 £19,000 -49.33% 7
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 484 (42.20%) Microsoft
2 400 (34.87%) SQL Server
3 363 (31.65%) Active Directory
4 337 (29.38%) SQL
5 279 (24.32%) .NET
6 274 (23.89%) VMware
7 263 (22.93%) Linux
8 243 (21.19%) C#
9 240 (20.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 213 (18.57%) MS Excel
11 188 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
12 167 (14.56%) ITIL
13 166 (14.47%) TCP/IP
14 162 (14.12%) Cisco
15 161 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
16 157 (13.69%) MS Exchange
17 152 (13.25%) Degree
18 150 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
18 150 (13.08%) Finance
19 147 (12.82%) HTML
20 146 (12.73%) MS Office
21 145 (12.64%) ASP.NET
22 144 (12.55%) Windows Server 2003
23 139 (12.12%) Windows 7
24 138 (12.03%) WAN
25 135 (11.77%) Hyper-V
26 130 (11.33%) IIS
26 130 (11.33%) Oracle
27 128 (11.16%) SAN
28 124 (10.81%) LAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 157 (13.69%) MS Exchange
2 130 (11.33%) IIS
3 84 (7.32%) Apache
4 80 (6.97%) Tomcat
5 62 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 48 (4.18%) Lync
7 34 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
8 27 (2.35%) OpenStack
9 22 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
10 17 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (1.05%) CMS
14 8 (0.70%) IBM Notes
15 7 (0.61%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.52%) JBoss
16 6 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
17 5 (0.44%) nginx
18 3 (0.26%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
18 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 213 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 146 (12.73%) MS Office
3 10 (0.87%) Simulink
4 9 (0.78%) TargetLink
5 7 (0.61%) PrintSoft PReS
5 7 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.52%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.44%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.26%) MS Project
9 1 (0.087%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.087%) Maya
9 1 (0.087%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 10 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.26%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.087%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 51 (4.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (4.27%) Office 365
3 32 (2.79%) Google Apps
4 10 (0.87%) SaaS
5 6 (0.52%) IaaS
6 4 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 166 (14.47%) TCP/IP
2 138 (12.03%) WAN
3 128 (11.16%) SAN
4 124 (10.81%) LAN
5 118 (10.29%) DNS
6 113 (9.85%) Firewall
7 74 (6.45%) DHCP
8 58 (5.06%) Internet
9 48 (4.18%) VPN
10 40 (3.49%) VoIP
11 37 (3.23%) NAS
12 30 (2.62%) VLAN
13 23 (2.01%) ADSL
14 21 (1.83%) Wireless
15 18 (1.57%) PBX
16 17 (1.48%) Broadband
17 16 (1.39%) LDAP
18 12 (1.05%) Intranet
19 11 (0.96%) Wireshark
20 10 (0.87%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (34.87%) SQL Server
2 95 (8.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 89 (7.76%) MySQL
4 60 (5.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 24 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.13%) Oracle Database
9 12 (1.05%) DB2
9 12 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (0.96%) Relational Database
11 8 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.61%) DTS
13 6 (0.52%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.52%) SAP Data Services
14 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.35%) Big Data
16 3 (0.26%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 49 (4.27%) Visual Studio
2 33 (2.88%) NUnit
3 30 (2.62%) Moq
4 29 (2.53%) Rhino Mocks
5 25 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (1.74%) Subversion
7 18 (1.57%) Selenium
8 14 (1.22%) MSTest
9 12 (1.05%) TestComplete
10 11 (0.96%) MSBuild
11 10 (0.87%) FogBugz
12 9 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
13 8 (0.70%) Jenkins
14 7 (0.61%) Ranorex
14 7 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
15 6 (0.52%) Git (software)
15 6 (0.52%) AccuRev
16 5 (0.44%) Aptana Studio
16 5 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
16 5 (0.44%) CruiseControl
General
1 150 (13.08%) Finance
2 53 (4.62%) Retail
3 45 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.53%) Marketing
5 26 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 21 (1.83%) Legal
7 15 (1.31%) Electronics
8 13 (1.13%) Automotive
8 13 (1.13%) German Language
9 12 (1.05%) French Language
9 12 (1.05%) Games
10 10 (0.87%) Aerospace
10 10 (0.87%) Multimedia
11 8 (0.70%) Law
11 8 (0.70%) Back Office
11 8 (0.70%) Italian Language
11 8 (0.70%) Spanish Language
12 7 (0.61%) Publishing
13 4 (0.35%) Avionics
13 4 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 236 (20.58%) Developer
2 202 (17.61%) Analyst
3 117 (10.20%) Support Engineer
4 105 (9.15%) C# Developer
5 88 (7.67%) Support Analyst
6 85 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 83 (7.24%) C# .NET Developer
8 82 (7.15%) .NET Developer
9 76 (6.63%) IT Support
10 72 (6.28%) Systems Engineer
11 52 (4.53%) Support Technician
12 51 (4.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 49 (4.27%) Software Developer
14 48 (4.18%) Senior Developer
15 45 (3.92%) Technical Support
16 44 (3.84%) Administrator
16 44 (3.84%) Software Engineer
17 39 (3.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 36 (3.14%) Architect
19 35 (3.05%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (24.32%) .NET
2 147 (12.82%) HTML
3 145 (12.64%) ASP.NET
4 111 (9.68%) XML
5 105 (9.15%) CSS
6 93 (8.11%) WCF
7 92 (8.02%) WinForms
8 85 (7.41%) .NET Framework
9 82 (7.15%) WPF
10 73 (6.36%) jQuery
11 61 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 57 (4.97%) Web Services
13 56 (4.88%) HTML5
14 42 (3.66%) JSON
15 41 (3.57%) CSS3
16 38 (3.31%) XSLT
17 37 (3.23%) Silverlight
18 34 (2.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 32 (2.79%) WF
20 31 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 103 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (5.49%) Clustering
3 52 (4.53%) Open Source
4 51 (4.45%) Computer Science
5 31 (2.70%) Smartcard
6 28 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (2.35%) Blackberry
8 26 (2.27%) Mobile App
9 25 (2.18%) Mathematics
10 23 (2.01%) Management Information System
11 16 (1.39%) Streaming Music
11 16 (1.39%) PKI
12 15 (1.31%) Biometrics
13 13 (1.13%) Mainframe
14 12 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
15 11 (0.96%) Credit Risk
15 11 (0.96%) iPhone
15 11 (0.96%) EPoS
16 10 (0.87%) Replication
17 7 (0.61%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 263 (22.93%) Linux
2 240 (20.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 150 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 144 (12.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 139 (12.12%) Windows 7
6 105 (9.15%) UNIX
7 91 (7.93%) Windows XP
8 66 (5.75%) Windows 8
9 43 (3.75%) Android
10 37 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 37 (3.23%) Windows Vista
11 32 (2.79%) Apple iOS
12 21 (1.83%) Solaris
13 16 (1.39%) BlackBerry OS
14 14 (1.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 11 (0.96%) SUSE
15 11 (0.96%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.78%) CentOS
17 7 (0.61%) Windows Phone
17 7 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (14.56%) ITIL
3 97 (8.46%) Software Engineering
4 91 (7.93%) Scrum
4 91 (7.93%) MVC
5 83 (7.24%) Project Management
6 72 (6.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 67 (5.84%) Mentoring
8 55 (4.80%) Incident Management
9 50 (4.36%) Problem Management
10 48 (4.18%) OO
11 46 (4.01%) Service Delivery
12 45 (3.92%) Change Management
12 45 (3.92%) Workflow
13 44 (3.84%) TDD
14 40 (3.49%) Automated Testing
15 38 (3.31%) Web Development
16 36 (3.14%) Coaching
17 35 (3.05%) Continuous Integration
18 33 (2.88%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 337 (29.38%) SQL
2 243 (21.19%) C#
3 122 (10.64%) JavaScript
4 82 (7.15%) C++
5 80 (6.97%) Java
6 76 (6.63%) T-SQL
7 64 (5.58%) PowerShell
8 50 (4.36%) VB
9 46 (4.01%) VB.NET
10 35 (3.05%) C
11 29 (2.53%) XPath
12 22 (1.92%) PHP
13 18 (1.57%) Shell Script
14 15 (1.31%) Bash Shell
15 11 (0.96%) Perl
15 11 (0.96%) Python
16 10 (0.87%) MATLAB
16 10 (0.87%) Assembly Language
17 8 (0.70%) VBScript
17 8 (0.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 152 (13.25%) Degree
2 117 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (4.62%) MCSE
4 51 (4.45%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (3.92%) MCITP
6 44 (3.84%) CCNA
7 43 (3.75%) Security Cleared
8 41 (3.57%) MCP
9 30 (2.62%) SC Cleared
10 26 (2.27%) MCSA
11 25 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 24 (2.09%) HND
13 20 (1.74%) MCTS
14 19 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (1.31%) VCP4
16 14 (1.22%) ISTQB
16 14 (1.22%) CCNP
16 14 (1.22%) ISEB
17 8 (0.70%) CCA
17 8 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (6.10%) SLA
2 21 (1.83%) QA
3 20 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.66%) ISO 9001
5 15 (1.31%) TickIT
6 8 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.35%) JTAG
7 4 (0.35%) IEC 61508
7 4 (0.35%) DO-178B
7 4 (0.35%) DO-254
8 1 (0.087%) HL7
8 1 (0.087%) DICOM
System Software
1 363 (31.65%) Active Directory
2 161 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 135 (11.77%) Hyper-V
4 36 (3.14%) vSphere
5 33 (2.88%) Firmware
6 24 (2.09%) XenApp
6 24 (2.09%) XenServer
7 16 (1.39%) VMware ESX
8 15 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (0.87%) Terminal Services
11 9 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (0.78%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
14 4 (0.35%) vCloud
15 3 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 2 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 2 (0.17%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 81 (7.06%) SCCM
2 42 (3.66%) SCOM
3 12 (1.05%) WSUS
4 11 (0.96%) SCVMM
5 8 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 8 (0.70%) NetBackup
6 7 (0.61%) Backup Exec
6 7 (0.61%) XenMobile
7 6 (0.52%) Windows Intune
7 6 (0.52%) SCDPM
8 5 (0.44%) SCOrch
8 5 (0.44%) WMI
8 5 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (0.44%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 4 (0.35%) Netcool
9 4 (0.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 4 (0.35%) SCSM
9 4 (0.35%) Puppet
10 3 (0.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 484 (42.20%) Microsoft
2 274 (23.89%) VMware
3 162 (14.12%) Cisco
4 130 (11.33%) Oracle
5 94 (8.20%) Citrix
6 81 (7.06%) HP
7 59 (5.14%) IBM
8 56 (4.88%) Dell
9 49 (4.27%) Red Hat
10 41 (3.57%) EMC
11 37 (3.23%) NetApp
11 37 (3.23%) Google
12 27 (2.35%) Altiris
13 25 (2.18%) SAP
14 22 (1.92%) Remedy
15 15 (1.31%) Veeam
16 13 (1.13%) Avaya
17 12 (1.05%) Apple
17 12 (1.05%) Symantec
18 10 (0.87%) Lotus
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Competitive + pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Competitive + pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £26k - 32k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Matlock, Derbyshire
TheSmartList
Salary: Salary £19,266.00 pa (fte equivalent) (plus 5% pension contribution)
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago