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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 622 672 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.47% 20.89% 17.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.05% 71.57% 63.24%
Number of salaries quoted 540 572 542
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,650 £47,400 £47,500
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
914 939 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.21% 29.19% 28.17%
Number of salaries quoted 779 811 862
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -6 186 £37,500 +7.14% 23
Northamptonshire 0 175 £33,500 -4.28% 12
Leicestershire -2 141 £40,000 +5.26% 12
Derbyshire -5 91 £37,500 +25.00% 19
Lincolnshire +4 25 £31,000 +3.33% 12
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 524 (41.49%) Microsoft
2 442 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 361 (28.58%) SQL
4 347 (27.47%) C#
5 337 (26.68%) .NET
6 305 (24.15%) Active Directory
7 278 (22.01%) VMware
8 271 (21.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 247 (19.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 229 (18.13%) MS Excel
11 226 (17.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 223 (17.66%) Linux
13 209 (16.55%) MS Exchange
14 191 (15.12%) Degree
15 189 (14.96%) ITIL
16 188 (14.89%) Cisco
17 174 (13.78%) ASP.NET
18 167 (13.22%) Hyper-V
19 156 (12.35%) MS Office
20 155 (12.27%) Oracle
20 155 (12.27%) TCP/IP
21 148 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
22 146 (11.56%) Windows 7
23 143 (11.32%) Finance
24 142 (11.24%) Windows XP
25 141 (11.16%) XML
26 136 (10.77%) DNS
27 135 (10.69%) WCF
28 132 (10.45%) MCSE
29 131 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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
1 209 (16.55%) MS Exchange
2 91 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 90 (7.13%) IIS
4 74 (5.86%) SharePoint
5 61 (4.83%) Apache
6 59 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 50 (3.96%) Tomcat
8 49 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 47 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2013
10 44 (3.48%) Lync
11 24 (1.90%) OpenStack
12 23 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (1.19%) CMS
14 14 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 13 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
16 11 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
17 10 (0.79%) WebSphere
17 10 (0.79%) IBM Notes
18 7 (0.55%) WebLogic
19 6 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 229 (18.13%) MS Excel
2 156 (12.35%) MS Office
3 16 (1.27%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.16%) Simulink
7 1 (0.079%) Maya
7 1 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.079%) GIMP
7 1 (0.079%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.19%) HFM
2 9 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.32%) Summit
3 4 (0.32%) Line 500
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
4 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.16%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.079%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.079%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.079%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.25%) SaaS
2 38 (3.01%) Office 365
3 36 (2.85%) IaaS
4 25 (1.98%) Google Apps
5 13 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.40%) PaaS
8 4 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 155 (12.27%) TCP/IP
2 136 (10.77%) DNS
3 115 (9.11%) WAN
4 109 (8.63%) LAN
5 108 (8.55%) DHCP
6 104 (8.23%) SAN
7 93 (7.36%) Firewall
8 49 (3.88%) VPN
9 43 (3.40%) Internet
10 41 (3.25%) LDAP
11 27 (2.14%) Network Security
12 26 (2.06%) Wireless
13 25 (1.98%) VoIP
14 22 (1.74%) SMTP
15 19 (1.50%) VLAN
16 16 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (1.03%) SSL
17 13 (1.03%) BGP
18 12 (0.95%) RTP
18 12 (0.95%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 442 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 107 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 88 (6.97%) MySQL
4 56 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 49 (3.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 37 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (2.45%) Oracle Database
8 30 (2.38%) Relational Database
9 27 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (1.27%) RDBMS
11 15 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
11 15 (1.19%) Essbase
12 11 (0.87%) DB2
12 11 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (0.48%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.48%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 111 (8.79%) Visual Studio
2 55 (4.35%) NUnit
3 46 (3.64%) Moq
4 44 (3.48%) Rhino Mocks
5 35 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
7 19 (1.50%) MSTest
8 14 (1.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 13 (1.03%) Subversion
10 10 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 10 (0.79%) WinDbg
11 9 (0.71%) Selenium
11 9 (0.71%) JIRA
12 5 (0.40%) Git (software)
13 4 (0.32%) Rational Rhapsody
13 4 (0.32%) MSBuild
13 4 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (0.32%) FogBugz
14 3 (0.24%) Jenkins
14 3 (0.24%) CruiseControl
General
1 143 (11.32%) Finance
2 63 (4.99%) Retail
3 43 (3.40%) Telecoms
4 23 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 19 (1.50%) Aerospace
6 14 (1.11%) Games
7 13 (1.03%) Legal
8 11 (0.87%) Law
8 11 (0.87%) Electronics
9 8 (0.63%) Back Office
10 7 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.55%) Banking
11 6 (0.48%) Automotive
11 6 (0.48%) Marketing
12 5 (0.40%) Billing
13 4 (0.32%) Advertising
14 3 (0.24%) Publishing
14 3 (0.24%) Local Government
14 3 (0.24%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 329 (26.05%) Developer
2 203 (16.07%) Analyst
3 137 (10.85%) .NET Developer
4 104 (8.23%) Support Engineer
5 101 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 87 (6.89%) Software Developer
7 80 (6.33%) Support Analyst
8 76 (6.02%) Software Engineer
9 73 (5.78%) C# .NET Developer
10 62 (4.91%) Consultant
11 57 (4.51%) Systems Engineer
11 57 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 53 (4.20%) Senior Developer
12 53 (4.20%) C++ Developer
13 50 (3.96%) IT Support
14 42 (3.33%) C++ Software Developer
15 41 (3.25%) Administrator
16 38 (3.01%) Test Engineer
17 35 (2.77%) 2nd Line Support
18 32 (2.53%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (26.68%) .NET
2 174 (13.78%) ASP.NET
3 141 (11.16%) XML
4 135 (10.69%) WCF
5 127 (10.06%) WinForms
6 120 (9.50%) WPF
7 116 (9.18%) HTML
8 90 (7.13%) Web Services
9 82 (6.49%) CSS
9 82 (6.49%) jQuery
10 73 (5.78%) .NET Framework
11 60 (4.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 53 (4.20%) Ajax
13 46 (3.64%) Silverlight
14 42 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 41 (3.25%) XSLT
16 39 (3.09%) Razor View Engine
17 37 (2.93%) HTML5
18 33 (2.61%) REST
19 32 (2.53%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 91 (7.21%) Computer Science
2 67 (5.30%) Mathematics
3 60 (4.75%) Smartcard
4 45 (3.56%) Blackberry
4 45 (3.56%) Mobile App
5 37 (2.93%) Open Source
5 37 (2.93%) Clustering
6 32 (2.53%) Management Information System
7 28 (2.22%) PKI
8 26 (2.06%) Streaming Music
9 24 (1.90%) Biometrics
10 23 (1.82%) Device Driver
10 23 (1.82%) Firmware
10 23 (1.82%) Mainframe
11 19 (1.50%) Client/Server
12 18 (1.43%) Physics
12 18 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
12 18 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (1.35%) Visualisation
14 15 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 271 (21.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 226 (17.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 223 (17.66%) Linux
4 146 (11.56%) Windows 7
5 142 (11.24%) Windows XP
6 131 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 108 (8.55%) UNIX
8 84 (6.65%) Windows Vista
9 54 (4.28%) Windows 8
10 53 (4.20%) Android
11 35 (2.77%) Apple iOS
12 24 (1.90%) BlackBerry OS
13 22 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
14 16 (1.27%) AIX
15 14 (1.11%) Embedded Linux
16 13 (1.03%) Solaris
16 13 (1.03%) Mac OS X
17 11 (0.87%) Mac OS
18 9 (0.71%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (14.96%) ITIL
2 124 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (9.34%) Software Engineering
4 93 (7.36%) OO
5 88 (6.97%) MVC
6 79 (6.25%) Project Management
7 73 (5.78%) Scrum
8 71 (5.62%) Web Development
9 60 (4.75%) TDD
10 59 (4.67%) Automated Testing
11 55 (4.35%) MVVM
12 53 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
13 52 (4.12%) Cyber Security
14 50 (3.96%) Service Delivery
15 49 (3.88%) Web Application Development
16 44 (3.48%) Kanban
17 38 (3.01%) Manual Testing
18 37 (2.93%) Identity Management
18 37 (2.93%) CRM
19 36 (2.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 361 (28.58%) SQL
2 347 (27.47%) C#
3 125 (9.90%) C++
4 98 (7.76%) Java
5 93 (7.36%) JavaScript
6 68 (5.38%) T-SQL
7 57 (4.51%) VB.NET
8 55 (4.35%) C
9 51 (4.04%) PowerShell
10 30 (2.38%) VB
11 27 (2.14%) Python
12 26 (2.06%) Perl
13 25 (1.98%) XPath
14 24 (1.90%) PHP
15 23 (1.82%) Embedded C
15 23 (1.82%) VBScript
16 13 (1.03%) Shell Script
17 11 (0.87%) Bash Shell
18 10 (0.79%) Ruby
18 10 (0.79%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 247 (19.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 191 (15.12%) Degree
3 132 (10.45%) MCSE
4 90 (7.13%) MCP
5 88 (6.97%) MCITP
6 73 (5.78%) Cisco Certification
7 69 (5.46%) MCSA
8 68 (5.38%) CCNA
8 68 (5.38%) MCTS
9 62 (4.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 45 (3.56%) Security Cleared
11 43 (3.40%) SC Cleared
12 37 (2.93%) MCSD
13 35 (2.77%) MCAD
14 28 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
15 24 (1.90%) ISEB
16 23 (1.82%) CCA
17 19 (1.50%) CCEE
18 18 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
19 17 (1.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.75%) SLA
2 43 (3.40%) ISO 9001
3 32 (2.53%) TickIT
4 26 (2.06%) QA
5 9 (0.71%) JTAG
6 4 (0.32%) HL7
6 4 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 305 (24.15%) Active Directory
2 167 (13.22%) Hyper-V
3 148 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (3.96%) vSphere
4 50 (3.96%) XenApp
5 36 (2.85%) XenDesktop
6 25 (1.98%) XenServer
7 18 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 18 (1.43%) Terminal Services
8 11 (0.87%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.55%) ISA Server
10 6 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.48%) KVM
11 5 (0.40%) UAG
11 5 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (0.40%) Xen
12 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.32%) NFS
13 3 (0.24%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 56 (4.43%) SCCM
2 27 (2.14%) SCOM
3 23 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 22 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (1.11%) WSUS
6 13 (1.03%) Tivoli
7 8 (0.63%) SCDPM
8 7 (0.55%) SCVMM
8 7 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (0.48%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 6 (0.48%) Netcool
9 6 (0.48%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 6 (0.48%) Control-M
10 5 (0.40%) DameWare
10 5 (0.40%) SCOrch
10 5 (0.40%) SCSM
11 4 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.32%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.32%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 524 (41.49%) Microsoft
2 278 (22.01%) VMware
3 188 (14.89%) Cisco
4 155 (12.27%) Oracle
5 123 (9.74%) Citrix
6 76 (6.02%) HP
7 46 (3.64%) IBM
8 45 (3.56%) NetApp
9 43 (3.40%) Red Hat
10 32 (2.53%) Symantec
11 28 (2.22%) Google
12 22 (1.74%) hybris
12 22 (1.74%) Informatica
13 19 (1.50%) Avaya
14 16 (1.27%) Dell
15 15 (1.19%) Hyperion
15 15 (1.19%) Apple
16 14 (1.11%) EMC
16 14 (1.11%) SAP
16 14 (1.11%) Remedy
Lincolnshire
Talent International
Salary: £0.00 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Plus Overtime & on call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: to £30k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £13.5k - 14.5k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £18k - £21k + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Derbyshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum + bonus + pension + healthcare ++
Posted: 3 days ago