The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 582 676 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.74% 21.22% 15.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.04% 74.12% 62.45%
Number of salaries quoted 523 566 451
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 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £48,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
843 912 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.80% 28.63% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 744 776 735
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
Leicestershire 0 177 £40,000 +5.96% 14
Northamptonshire -1 158 £34,000 +4.61% 19
Nottinghamshire -10 145 £35,000 -6.66% 19
Derbyshire -3 73 £40,000 +33.33% 17
Lincolnshire -4 22 £27,500 -11.29% 11
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 542 (40.24%) Microsoft
2 470 (34.89%) SQL Server
3 395 (29.32%) C#
4 385 (28.58%) .NET
5 380 (28.21%) SQL
6 330 (24.50%) Active Directory
7 279 (20.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 267 (19.82%) VMware
9 257 (19.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 253 (18.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 217 (16.11%) MS Excel
12 216 (16.04%) Linux
13 215 (15.96%) MS Exchange
14 213 (15.81%) ITIL
15 205 (15.22%) Degree
16 191 (14.18%) ASP.NET
17 189 (14.03%) Cisco
18 178 (13.21%) Finance
19 176 (13.07%) Oracle
20 165 (12.25%) Hyper-V
21 159 (11.80%) WinForms
21 159 (11.80%) XML
22 154 (11.43%) Windows 7
23 153 (11.36%) WPF
24 152 (11.28%) VMware Infrastructure
24 152 (11.28%) MS Office
25 150 (11.14%) WCF
26 149 (11.06%) TCP/IP
27 144 (10.69%) DNS
28 139 (10.32%) Citrix

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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
1 215 (15.96%) MS Exchange
2 105 (7.80%) IIS
3 92 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 84 (6.24%) SharePoint
5 68 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 59 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 55 (4.08%) Apache
8 50 (3.71%) Tomcat
9 49 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
10 39 (2.90%) Lync
11 24 (1.78%) CMS
12 23 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 20 (1.48%) OpenStack
14 19 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
15 11 (0.82%) IBM Notes
16 10 (0.74%) WebSphere
17 8 (0.59%) DNN
17 8 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 217 (16.11%) MS Excel
2 152 (11.28%) MS Office
3 14 (1.04%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.22%) Maya
6 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.074%) GIMP
7 1 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.074%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.074%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.074%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 21 (1.56%) HFM
2 6 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.30%) Summit
3 4 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.15%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.15%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.074%) SalesLogix
6 1 (0.074%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.074%) Line 500
6 1 (0.074%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.49%) SaaS
2 40 (2.97%) IaaS
3 31 (2.30%) Office 365
4 21 (1.56%) Google Apps
5 11 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.37%) PaaS
8 4 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.30%) IBM SmartCloud
9 3 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 149 (11.06%) TCP/IP
2 144 (10.69%) DNS
3 113 (8.39%) WAN
4 111 (8.24%) SAN
5 104 (7.72%) DHCP
6 102 (7.57%) LAN
7 97 (7.20%) Firewall
8 52 (3.86%) Internet
9 43 (3.19%) LDAP
9 43 (3.19%) VPN
10 35 (2.60%) Wireless
11 27 (2.00%) NetScaler
11 27 (2.00%) VoIP
12 25 (1.86%) Network Security
13 20 (1.48%) VLAN
14 17 (1.26%) SSL
15 16 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (1.04%) SMTP
17 12 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 470 (34.89%) SQL Server
2 121 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 94 (6.98%) MySQL
4 70 (5.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 58 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 40 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 38 (2.82%) Relational Database
8 34 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 31 (2.30%) Oracle Database
10 21 (1.56%) Essbase
11 20 (1.48%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 14 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (0.82%) DB2
15 10 (0.74%) OLAP
15 10 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
16 9 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
17 8 (0.59%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 130 (9.65%) Visual Studio
2 64 (4.75%) NUnit
3 58 (4.31%) Moq
4 55 (4.08%) Rhino Mocks
5 31 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (2.30%) MSTest
6 20 (1.48%) Oracle Forms
7 16 (1.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 15 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 9 (0.67%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (0.67%) Subversion
10 8 (0.59%) JIRA
11 7 (0.52%) TestPartner
12 5 (0.37%) Git (software)
12 5 (0.37%) WinDbg
13 4 (0.30%) Rational Rhapsody
13 4 (0.30%) Selenium
13 4 (0.30%) Toad
14 3 (0.22%) MSBuild
15 2 (0.15%) Jenkins
General
1 178 (13.21%) Finance
2 62 (4.60%) Retail
3 37 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 33 (2.45%) Manufacturing
5 25 (1.86%) Games
6 15 (1.11%) Aerospace
7 13 (0.97%) Law
7 13 (0.97%) Legal
8 10 (0.74%) Electronics
8 10 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (0.74%) Publishing
9 8 (0.59%) Marketing
10 6 (0.45%) Back Office
10 6 (0.45%) Automotive
11 5 (0.37%) Billing
12 4 (0.30%) Local Government
12 4 (0.30%) Front Office
13 3 (0.22%) Advertising
13 3 (0.22%) German Language
14 1 (0.074%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 372 (27.62%) Developer
2 202 (15.00%) Analyst
3 162 (12.03%) .NET Developer
4 118 (8.76%) C# Developer
5 104 (7.72%) Software Developer
6 95 (7.05%) Support Engineer
7 89 (6.61%) Support Analyst
8 83 (6.16%) C# .NET Developer
9 73 (5.42%) Systems Engineer
10 71 (5.27%) Consultant
11 65 (4.83%) Software Engineer
12 62 (4.60%) C++ Developer
13 60 (4.45%) Senior Developer
13 60 (4.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 50 (3.71%) C++ Software Developer
15 48 (3.56%) IT Support
16 45 (3.34%) Test Engineer
17 41 (3.04%) Administrator
18 40 (2.97%) Junior
19 37 (2.75%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 385 (28.58%) .NET
2 191 (14.18%) ASP.NET
3 159 (11.80%) XML
3 159 (11.80%) WinForms
4 153 (11.36%) WPF
5 150 (11.14%) WCF
6 120 (8.91%) HTML
7 94 (6.98%) Web Services
8 84 (6.24%) .NET Framework
9 82 (6.09%) CSS
10 74 (5.49%) jQuery
11 68 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 64 (4.75%) XSLT
13 54 (4.01%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 52 (3.86%) Razor View Engine
15 49 (3.64%) Silverlight
15 49 (3.64%) Ajax
16 44 (3.27%) XSD
17 37 (2.75%) HTML5
18 33 (2.45%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 118 (8.76%) Computer Science
2 90 (6.68%) Mathematics
3 74 (5.49%) Smartcard
4 67 (4.97%) Blackberry
5 52 (3.86%) Clustering
5 52 (3.86%) Mobile App
6 38 (2.82%) PKI
7 36 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
8 35 (2.60%) Open Source
9 32 (2.38%) Management Information System
10 29 (2.15%) Biometrics
10 29 (2.15%) Inversion of Control
11 26 (1.93%) Streaming Music
12 25 (1.86%) Physics
13 24 (1.78%) Client/Server
14 21 (1.56%) Firmware
15 20 (1.48%) Mainframe
16 18 (1.34%) Fat Client
16 18 (1.34%) Thin Client
17 15 (1.11%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 279 (20.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 253 (18.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 216 (16.04%) Linux
4 154 (11.43%) Windows 7
5 138 (10.24%) Windows XP
6 137 (10.17%) UNIX
7 128 (9.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 88 (6.53%) Windows Vista
9 61 (4.53%) Android
10 51 (3.79%) Windows 8
11 47 (3.49%) Apple iOS
12 32 (2.38%) BlackBerry OS
12 32 (2.38%) AIX
13 20 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
15 12 (0.89%) Windows 2000
15 12 (0.89%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.74%) Solaris
17 9 (0.67%) Windows NT
17 9 (0.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (15.81%) ITIL
2 118 (8.76%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (8.69%) Software Engineering
4 92 (6.83%) Web Development
5 90 (6.68%) OO
6 85 (6.31%) MVC
7 79 (5.86%) Scrum
8 69 (5.12%) TDD
9 68 (5.05%) Project Management
10 67 (4.97%) Automated Testing
10 67 (4.97%) Cyber Security
11 64 (4.75%) MVVM
12 61 (4.53%) Web Application Development
13 55 (4.08%) Kanban
14 50 (3.71%) Disaster Recovery
15 45 (3.34%) Workflow
16 43 (3.19%) Identity Management
17 41 (3.04%) Performance Tuning
18 38 (2.82%) Service Delivery
18 38 (2.82%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 395 (29.32%) C#
2 380 (28.21%) SQL
3 124 (9.21%) C++
4 120 (8.91%) Java
5 87 (6.46%) T-SQL
6 82 (6.09%) JavaScript
7 64 (4.75%) PowerShell
8 59 (4.38%) VB.NET
9 58 (4.31%) C
10 36 (2.67%) VB
11 35 (2.60%) VBScript
11 35 (2.60%) Python
11 35 (2.60%) Perl
12 28 (2.08%) PHP
12 28 (2.08%) XPath
13 14 (1.04%) Embedded C
14 13 (0.97%) PL/SQL
15 11 (0.82%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.67%) XAML
17 8 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 257 (19.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 205 (15.22%) Degree
3 127 (9.43%) MCSE
4 101 (7.50%) MCP
5 86 (6.38%) MCITP
6 76 (5.64%) MCTS
7 74 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
8 68 (5.05%) CCNA
9 63 (4.68%) MCSA
9 63 (4.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 51 (3.79%) Security Cleared
11 44 (3.27%) MCSD
12 43 (3.19%) SC Cleared
13 42 (3.12%) MCAD
14 39 (2.90%) Citrix Certification
15 33 (2.45%) CCA
16 27 (2.00%) ISEB
17 23 (1.71%) PhD
17 23 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
18 21 (1.56%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.38%) SLA
2 50 (3.71%) ISO 9001
3 42 (3.12%) TickIT
4 38 (2.82%) QA
5 8 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.52%) JTAG
6 7 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.37%) HL7
8 4 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.22%) WAI
10 2 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 330 (24.50%) Active Directory
2 165 (12.25%) Hyper-V
3 152 (11.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (4.97%) XenApp
5 58 (4.31%) vSphere
6 48 (3.56%) XenDesktop
7 31 (2.30%) XenServer
8 24 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
9 19 (1.41%) Terminal Services
10 11 (0.82%) VMware ESX
10 11 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
11 7 (0.52%) UAG
12 6 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (0.45%) KVM
12 6 (0.45%) ISA Server
13 5 (0.37%) Xen
13 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.30%) NFS
14 4 (0.30%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 67 (4.97%) SCCM
2 40 (2.97%) SCOM
3 29 (2.15%) Tivoli
4 27 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 22 (1.63%) Netcool
6 21 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 17 (1.26%) WSUS
8 14 (1.04%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 14 (1.04%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 8 (0.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 7 (0.52%) SCDPM
11 6 (0.45%) SCVMM
11 6 (0.45%) Control-M
11 6 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (0.37%) ARCserve
12 5 (0.37%) SCOrch
12 5 (0.37%) SCSM
12 5 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 4 (0.30%) Data Guard
13 4 (0.30%) MOM
Vendors
1 542 (40.24%) Microsoft
2 267 (19.82%) VMware
3 189 (14.03%) Cisco
4 176 (13.07%) Oracle
5 139 (10.32%) Citrix
6 103 (7.65%) HP
7 62 (4.60%) IBM
8 47 (3.49%) Red Hat
9 43 (3.19%) NetApp
10 37 (2.75%) Symantec
11 28 (2.08%) Dell
12 26 (1.93%) Informatica
13 24 (1.78%) Google
14 21 (1.56%) Hyperion
15 20 (1.48%) hybris
16 19 (1.41%) Software AG
16 19 (1.41%) webMethods
17 18 (1.34%) Altiris
17 18 (1.34%) EMC
18 17 (1.26%) Avaya
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 13 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: 13 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum + progression
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oakham, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefts package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 44k per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £25,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Negotiable for the right qualified candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Gerrard White
Salary: £16000 to £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday