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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 541 594 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.83% 15.80% 21.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.39% 68.75% 72.40%
Number of salaries quoted 428 524 575
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 £20,775 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
791 864 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.69% 22.98% 29.09%
Number of salaries quoted 631 747 803
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +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 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +4 189 £35,000 -6.66% 27
Northamptonshire -4 157 £40,000 +19.40% 17
Leicestershire -7 94 £36,000 -10.00% 17
Derbyshire -4 82 £35,000 -7.89% 17
Lincolnshire +2 24 £23,500 -14.54% 9
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 500 (44.60%) Microsoft
2 361 (32.20%) Active Directory
3 307 (27.39%) SQL Server
4 281 (25.07%) SQL
5 254 (22.66%) VMware
6 251 (22.39%) .NET
7 247 (22.03%) Linux
8 235 (20.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 228 (20.34%) MS Excel
10 205 (18.29%) C#
11 162 (14.45%) Agile Software Development
11 162 (14.45%) Degree
12 157 (14.01%) Windows Server 2012
13 152 (13.56%) MS Exchange
14 149 (13.29%) Cisco
14 149 (13.29%) SAN
15 146 (13.02%) Windows 7
16 144 (12.85%) MS Office
17 141 (12.58%) ITIL
18 140 (12.49%) LAN
18 140 (12.49%) Finance
19 138 (12.31%) Hyper-V
20 136 (12.13%) WAN
21 134 (11.95%) VMware Infrastructure
22 131 (11.69%) ASP.NET
23 111 (9.90%) TCP/IP
24 109 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
25 107 (9.55%) Citrix
26 105 (9.37%) JavaScript
27 104 (9.28%) SharePoint

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 152 (13.56%) MS Exchange
2 104 (9.28%) SharePoint
3 85 (7.58%) IIS
4 64 (5.71%) Apache
5 61 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 53 (4.73%) Tomcat
7 36 (3.21%) Lync
8 30 (2.68%) OpenStack
9 29 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
10 21 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
11 20 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
12 17 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (0.80%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.54%) CICS
14 6 (0.54%) JBoss
15 5 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.36%) SAS
17 3 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
17 3 (0.27%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 228 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 144 (12.85%) MS Office
3 13 (1.16%) TargetLink
3 13 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.16%) Simulink
4 9 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.62%) MS Project
6 1 (0.089%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.089%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.089%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.45%) Primavera
3 4 (0.36%) SAP SD
4 3 (0.27%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.18%) AWD
5 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.089%) Magento
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.089%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.089%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.089%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 76 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (5.89%) Office 365
3 35 (3.12%) Google Apps
4 26 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.62%) SaaS
5 7 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.62%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.18%) IaaS
8 2 (0.18%) PaaS
9 1 (0.089%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 149 (13.29%) SAN
2 140 (12.49%) LAN
3 136 (12.13%) WAN
4 111 (9.90%) TCP/IP
5 98 (8.74%) Firewall
6 94 (8.39%) DNS
7 80 (7.14%) DHCP
8 39 (3.48%) VPN
9 38 (3.39%) Internet
10 33 (2.94%) VoIP
11 31 (2.77%) Network Security
12 25 (2.23%) Wireless
13 21 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
14 17 (1.52%) IP Telephony
15 16 (1.43%) NAS
15 16 (1.43%) PBX
16 12 (1.07%) IPsec
16 12 (1.07%) VLAN
17 11 (0.98%) Intranet
17 11 (0.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 307 (27.39%) SQL Server
2 77 (6.87%) MySQL
3 50 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 34 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 29 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (2.05%) Relational Database
9 14 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (0.80%) DB2
11 7 (0.62%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.62%) DTS
12 6 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.45%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.45%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.36%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.36%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 46 (4.10%) Visual Studio
2 37 (3.30%) NUnit
2 37 (3.30%) Moq
3 34 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (2.68%) MSTest
5 25 (2.23%) Rhino Mocks
6 12 (1.07%) LoadRunner
7 11 (0.98%) Subversion
8 9 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (0.80%) HP UFT
8 9 (0.80%) Selenium
9 7 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (0.62%) SilkTest
10 6 (0.54%) Ranorex
11 5 (0.45%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.45%) TestComplete
11 5 (0.45%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.45%) Git (software)
12 3 (0.27%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.27%) WinDbg
General
1 140 (12.49%) Finance
2 50 (4.46%) Retail
3 43 (3.84%) Manufacturing
4 34 (3.03%) Electronics
5 33 (2.94%) Marketing
6 32 (2.85%) Banking
7 26 (2.32%) Telecoms
8 23 (2.05%) Back Office
9 22 (1.96%) Automotive
9 22 (1.96%) Games
10 20 (1.78%) International Banking
11 14 (1.25%) Law
12 10 (0.89%) Legal
12 10 (0.89%) Spanish Language
13 9 (0.80%) Publishing
14 7 (0.62%) French Language
14 7 (0.62%) German Language
15 6 (0.54%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.36%) Polish Language
16 4 (0.36%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 276 (24.62%) Analyst
2 196 (17.48%) Developer
3 114 (10.17%) Support Analyst
4 81 (7.23%) Support Engineer
5 72 (6.42%) .NET Developer
6 64 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
7 60 (5.35%) IT Support
8 53 (4.73%) Administrator
8 53 (4.73%) C# Developer
9 51 (4.55%) Support Technician
9 51 (4.55%) Test Analyst
10 46 (4.10%) Junior
10 46 (4.10%) Software Engineer
11 45 (4.01%) Service Analyst
11 45 (4.01%) Service Desk Analyst
12 44 (3.93%) Graduate
13 41 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support
13 41 (3.66%) 1st Line Support
14 38 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
15 37 (3.30%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (22.39%) .NET
2 131 (11.69%) ASP.NET
3 102 (9.10%) HTML
4 83 (7.40%) WCF
5 74 (6.60%) jQuery
6 69 (6.16%) Web Services
7 65 (5.80%) CSS
8 64 (5.71%) WinForms
9 55 (4.91%) .NET Framework
10 54 (4.82%) WPF
11 51 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 42 (3.75%) XML
13 33 (2.94%) Castle Windsor
14 30 (2.68%) CSS3
15 29 (2.59%) HTML5
16 25 (2.23%) Ninject
16 25 (2.23%) Spring.NET
16 25 (2.23%) Unity DI Container
17 18 (1.61%) Entity Framework
18 17 (1.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 90 (8.03%) Computer Science
2 83 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (6.60%) Data Centre
4 52 (4.64%) Clustering
5 39 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
6 36 (3.21%) Management Information System
7 26 (2.32%) Mathematics
8 25 (2.23%) Inversion of Control
9 21 (1.87%) Physics
10 20 (1.78%) Mobile App
11 16 (1.43%) EPoS
12 15 (1.34%) Mainframe
13 13 (1.16%) PKI
13 13 (1.16%) User Experience
14 10 (0.89%) iSeries
14 10 (0.89%) Artificial Intelligence
15 9 (0.80%) N-Tier
15 9 (0.80%) Kindle
15 9 (0.80%) Replication
15 9 (0.80%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 247 (22.03%) Linux
2 235 (20.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 157 (14.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 146 (13.02%) Windows 7
5 100 (8.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 83 (7.40%) Windows 8
7 81 (7.23%) UNIX
8 74 (6.60%) Windows XP
9 31 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (2.68%) Android
11 20 (1.78%) Apple iOS
12 18 (1.61%) Solaris
13 15 (1.34%) Windows 2000
13 15 (1.34%) Windows Vista
14 12 (1.07%) Windows Mobile
15 8 (0.71%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.71%) CentOS
16 7 (0.62%) Windows NT
17 6 (0.54%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (14.45%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (12.58%) ITIL
3 102 (9.10%) MVC
4 79 (7.05%) Software Engineering
5 78 (6.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 68 (6.07%) Project Management
6 68 (6.07%) Scrum
7 65 (5.80%) Change Management
8 64 (5.71%) Service Delivery
9 58 (5.17%) SDLC
10 55 (4.91%) TDD
11 51 (4.55%) Mentoring
12 47 (4.19%) Incident Management
13 44 (3.93%) Web Development
14 42 (3.75%) Open Source
14 42 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
15 40 (3.57%) Software Testing
16 39 (3.48%) Problem Management
17 35 (3.12%) OO
18 34 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 281 (25.07%) SQL
2 205 (18.29%) C#
3 105 (9.37%) JavaScript
4 74 (6.60%) VB.NET
5 73 (6.51%) Java
6 68 (6.07%) VB
7 65 (5.80%) PowerShell
8 52 (4.64%) C++
9 39 (3.48%) T-SQL
10 36 (3.21%) C
11 21 (1.87%) VBScript
12 19 (1.69%) Perl
13 17 (1.52%) Assembly Language
14 16 (1.43%) Python
15 13 (1.16%) MATLAB
16 9 (0.80%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.71%) PHP
18 7 (0.62%) Delphi
19 6 (0.54%) COBOL
19 6 (0.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 162 (14.45%) Degree
2 109 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (5.00%) MCP
4 54 (4.82%) MCSE
5 36 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (2.77%) Security Cleared
7 29 (2.59%) CCNA
8 25 (2.23%) ISEB
9 22 (1.96%) MCSA
10 21 (1.87%) PhD
10 21 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 21 (1.87%) MCITP
10 21 (1.87%) SC Cleared
11 15 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 15 (1.34%) A+ Certification
11 15 (1.34%) CCNP
12 14 (1.25%) MCTS
13 12 (1.07%) PMI Certification
14 11 (0.98%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (7.40%) SLA
2 35 (3.12%) QA
3 22 (1.96%) PCI DSS
4 21 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (1.61%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.71%) FISMA
8 6 (0.54%) TickIT
9 5 (0.45%) PMBOK
9 5 (0.45%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.27%) BS7799
System Software
1 361 (32.20%) Active Directory
2 138 (12.31%) Hyper-V
3 134 (11.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (4.01%) vSphere
5 32 (2.85%) XenApp
6 27 (2.41%) XenServer
7 19 (1.69%) Firmware
8 15 (1.34%) VMware ESX
9 12 (1.07%) XenDesktop
9 12 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.80%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.36%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.36%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 3 (0.27%) NFS
15 2 (0.18%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 92 (8.21%) SCCM
2 46 (4.10%) SCOM
3 14 (1.25%) Backup Exec
4 12 (1.07%) SCVMM
5 10 (0.89%) SCOrch
6 7 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (0.62%) SCSM
6 7 (0.62%) WSUS
7 6 (0.54%) Puppet
7 6 (0.54%) Nessus
7 6 (0.54%) Nmap
7 6 (0.54%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.45%) Windows Intune
8 5 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.36%) SCDPM
9 4 (0.36%) XenMobile
9 4 (0.36%) Control-M
10 3 (0.27%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 500 (44.60%) Microsoft
2 254 (22.66%) VMware
3 149 (13.29%) Cisco
4 107 (9.55%) Citrix
5 86 (7.67%) Oracle
6 73 (6.51%) HP
7 50 (4.46%) IBM
8 41 (3.66%) Dell
9 40 (3.57%) Google
10 33 (2.94%) Red Hat
11 30 (2.68%) EMC
12 20 (1.78%) NetApp
13 17 (1.52%) Splunk
14 16 (1.43%) Altiris
15 15 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (1.34%) Remedy
15 15 (1.34%) SAP
16 12 (1.07%) ArcSight
16 12 (1.07%) Veeam
17 10 (0.89%) Symantec
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