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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 542 767 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.22% 21.29% 22.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.96% 76.39% 83.38%
Number of salaries quoted 481 639 592
Average salary £33,750 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.18% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
786 1004 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.97% 27.87% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 677 837 711
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 £22,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -5 180 £30,000 -22.07% 18
Northamptonshire -6 132 £35,000 - 14
Leicestershire +5 123 £37,500 -1.31% 21
Derbyshire +1 71 £32,500 -27.77% 15
Lincolnshire +7 29 £18,000 -48.57% 3
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 501 (43.45%) Microsoft
2 415 (35.99%) SQL Server
3 352 (30.53%) SQL
4 342 (29.66%) Active Directory
5 295 (25.59%) .NET
6 268 (23.24%) Linux
7 263 (22.81%) C#
8 262 (22.72%) VMware
9 250 (21.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 221 (19.17%) MS Excel
11 198 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
12 182 (15.78%) ITIL
13 169 (14.66%) TCP/IP
14 162 (14.05%) Degree
15 158 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
16 155 (13.44%) MS Office
17 154 (13.36%) ASP.NET
17 154 (13.36%) WAN
17 154 (13.36%) MS Exchange
18 153 (13.27%) HTML
18 153 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
19 150 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
20 149 (12.92%) Cisco
21 146 (12.66%) Finance
22 141 (12.23%) Microsoft Certification
23 137 (11.88%) LAN
23 137 (11.88%) Hyper-V
24 135 (11.71%) XML
25 134 (11.62%) Oracle
26 127 (11.01%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 154 (13.36%) MS Exchange
2 112 (9.71%) IIS
3 92 (7.98%) Apache
4 83 (7.20%) Tomcat
5 55 (4.77%) SharePoint
6 46 (3.99%) Lync
7 36 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2010
8 30 (2.60%) OpenStack
9 22 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
10 21 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
11 19 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (0.95%) CMS
14 8 (0.69%) IBM Notes
15 7 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.43%) nginx
17 4 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
17 4 (0.35%) WebSphere
17 4 (0.35%) JBoss
18 2 (0.17%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 221 (19.17%) MS Excel
2 155 (13.44%) MS Office
3 9 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.61%) Simulink
4 7 (0.61%) PrintSoft PReS
5 5 (0.43%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.43%) TargetLink
6 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.17%) MS Project
8 1 (0.087%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.087%) Maya
8 1 (0.087%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 11 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.26%) Line 500
4 3 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.087%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.82%) Office 365
2 38 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (3.04%) Google Apps
4 16 (1.39%) 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
1 169 (14.66%) TCP/IP
2 154 (13.36%) WAN
3 137 (11.88%) LAN
4 127 (11.01%) SAN
5 123 (10.67%) DNS
6 110 (9.54%) Firewall
7 84 (7.29%) DHCP
8 57 (4.94%) Internet
9 55 (4.77%) VPN
10 39 (3.38%) VoIP
11 36 (3.12%) VLAN
11 36 (3.12%) NAS
12 21 (1.82%) ADSL
13 18 (1.56%) LDAP
14 16 (1.39%) Wireshark
14 16 (1.39%) Broadband
15 15 (1.30%) PBX
15 15 (1.30%) H.323
15 15 (1.30%) RTP
15 15 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (35.99%) SQL Server
2 100 (8.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 91 (7.89%) MySQL
4 61 (5.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 24 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
9 14 (1.21%) Oracle Database
10 13 (1.13%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.04%) DB2
12 10 (0.87%) Data Mining
13 8 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.61%) DTS
15 6 (0.52%) SAP Data Services
16 4 (0.35%) Big Data
17 3 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
17 3 (0.26%) VLDB
17 3 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 58 (5.03%) Visual Studio
2 33 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (2.78%) NUnit
4 28 (2.43%) Rhino Mocks
4 28 (2.43%) Moq
5 24 (2.08%) Subversion
6 21 (1.82%) Selenium
7 15 (1.30%) FogBugz
8 13 (1.13%) MSBuild
9 10 (0.87%) Jenkins
9 10 (0.87%) MSTest
9 10 (0.87%) TestComplete
10 7 (0.61%) Rational DOORS
10 7 (0.61%) Git (software)
11 6 (0.52%) CruiseControl
12 5 (0.43%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (0.43%) Aptana Studio
13 4 (0.35%) Ranorex
General
1 146 (12.66%) Finance
2 48 (4.16%) Telecoms
3 44 (3.82%) Retail
4 27 (2.34%) Marketing
4 27 (2.34%) Legal
5 19 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.30%) German Language
7 14 (1.21%) French Language
7 14 (1.21%) Electronics
8 12 (1.04%) Multimedia
8 12 (1.04%) Games
9 11 (0.95%) Automotive
10 10 (0.87%) Italian Language
10 10 (0.87%) Spanish Language
10 10 (0.87%) Aerospace
10 10 (0.87%) Back Office
11 9 (0.78%) Law
12 5 (0.43%) Publishing
12 5 (0.43%) Banking
13 4 (0.35%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 255 (22.12%) Developer
2 193 (16.74%) Analyst
3 117 (10.15%) Support Engineer
4 113 (9.80%) C# Developer
5 91 (7.89%) .NET Developer
6 89 (7.72%) C# .NET Developer
7 85 (7.37%) Support Analyst
8 82 (7.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 74 (6.42%) IT Support
10 67 (5.81%) Systems Engineer
11 60 (5.20%) Software Developer
12 52 (4.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 52 (4.51%) Senior Developer
13 51 (4.42%) Software Engineer
14 47 (4.08%) Technical Support
15 44 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 43 (3.73%) Support Technician
16 43 (3.73%) Administrator
17 38 (3.30%) Designer
18 35 (3.04%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (25.59%) .NET
2 154 (13.36%) ASP.NET
3 153 (13.27%) HTML
4 135 (11.71%) XML
5 105 (9.11%) CSS
6 104 (9.02%) WCF
7 99 (8.59%) WinForms
8 88 (7.63%) WPF
9 84 (7.29%) .NET Framework
10 82 (7.11%) jQuery
11 70 (6.07%) Web Services
12 61 (5.29%) HTML5
13 53 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (4.25%) XSLT
15 47 (4.08%) Silverlight
16 44 (3.82%) JSON
17 43 (3.73%) Ajax
18 42 (3.64%) CSS3
19 37 (3.21%) REST
19 37 (3.21%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 106 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (5.20%) Open Source
3 55 (4.77%) Clustering
4 53 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 35 (3.04%) Smartcard
6 32 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 29 (2.52%) Mathematics
7 29 (2.52%) Blackberry
8 28 (2.43%) Mobile App
9 26 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (1.73%) Streaming Music
11 18 (1.56%) PKI
12 17 (1.47%) Biometrics
13 14 (1.21%) Mainframe
14 12 (1.04%) iPhone
15 11 (0.95%) Credit Risk
16 10 (0.87%) Replication
16 10 (0.87%) EPoS
16 10 (0.87%) MPEG
17 8 (0.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 268 (23.24%) Linux
2 250 (21.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 158 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 153 (13.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 124 (10.75%) Windows 7
6 97 (8.41%) Windows XP
7 96 (8.33%) UNIX
8 61 (5.29%) Windows 8
9 50 (4.34%) Android
10 44 (3.82%) Windows Vista
11 37 (3.21%) Apple iOS
12 34 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (1.73%) Solaris
14 18 (1.56%) BlackBerry OS
15 14 (1.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 10 (0.87%) Ubuntu
16 10 (0.87%) SUSE
17 7 (0.61%) AIX
17 7 (0.61%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (15.78%) ITIL
3 102 (8.85%) Software Engineering
4 96 (8.33%) Scrum
5 93 (8.07%) Project Management
6 88 (7.63%) MVC
7 71 (6.16%) Mentoring
8 68 (5.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 59 (5.12%) OO
10 48 (4.16%) Service Delivery
10 48 (4.16%) Workflow
11 44 (3.82%) TDD
12 42 (3.64%) Incident Management
13 41 (3.56%) Problem Management
13 41 (3.56%) Multithreading
14 40 (3.47%) Web Development
15 39 (3.38%) Automated Testing
16 38 (3.30%) Coaching
17 37 (3.21%) Cyber Security
18 36 (3.12%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 352 (30.53%) SQL
2 263 (22.81%) C#
3 122 (10.58%) JavaScript
4 97 (8.41%) C++
5 85 (7.37%) Java
6 77 (6.68%) T-SQL
7 64 (5.55%) PowerShell
8 49 (4.25%) VB.NET
9 46 (3.99%) VB
10 39 (3.38%) C
11 34 (2.95%) XPath
12 24 (2.08%) PHP
13 18 (1.56%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.39%) Bash Shell
15 15 (1.30%) Python
16 13 (1.13%) Perl
17 11 (0.95%) Assembly Language
18 9 (0.78%) VBScript
19 8 (0.69%) Ruby
19 8 (0.69%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 162 (14.05%) Degree
2 141 (12.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 66 (5.72%) MCSE
4 61 (5.29%) MCITP
5 49 (4.25%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (3.90%) MCP
7 42 (3.64%) CCNA
8 36 (3.12%) MCSA
9 35 (3.04%) Security Cleared
10 28 (2.43%) SC Cleared
11 27 (2.34%) HND
12 26 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 24 (2.08%) MCTS
14 21 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (1.82%) ISTQB
15 11 (0.95%) ISEB
16 9 (0.78%) CCNP
17 8 (0.69%) CCA
17 8 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
18 7 (0.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.16%) SLA
2 27 (2.34%) QA
3 22 (1.91%) ISO 9001
4 17 (1.47%) TickIT
5 14 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.21%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.43%) JTAG
8 4 (0.35%) IEC 61508
8 4 (0.35%) DO-178B
8 4 (0.35%) DO-254
9 1 (0.087%) HL7
9 1 (0.087%) DICOM
System Software
1 342 (29.66%) Active Directory
2 150 (13.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 137 (11.88%) Hyper-V
4 30 (2.60%) Firmware
4 30 (2.60%) vSphere
5 27 (2.34%) XenApp
6 26 (2.25%) XenServer
7 16 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (1.39%) VMware ESX
8 14 (1.21%) Terminal Services
9 10 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 8 (0.69%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.35%) vCloud
13 4 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.26%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.17%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.17%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.087%) NFS
Systems Management
1 65 (5.64%) SCCM
2 34 (2.95%) SCOM
3 11 (0.95%) WSUS
4 9 (0.78%) SCVMM
5 7 (0.61%) Tivoli
5 7 (0.61%) NetBackup
5 7 (0.61%) SCDPM
5 7 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 7 (0.61%) XenMobile
6 6 (0.52%) Windows Intune
7 5 (0.43%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.35%) SCSM
8 4 (0.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 4 (0.35%) Netcool
8 4 (0.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 3 (0.26%) Control-M
9 3 (0.26%) ARCserve
9 3 (0.26%) WMI
9 3 (0.26%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 501 (43.45%) Microsoft
2 262 (22.72%) VMware
3 149 (12.92%) Cisco
4 134 (11.62%) Oracle
5 89 (7.72%) Citrix
6 75 (6.50%) HP
7 52 (4.51%) IBM
8 48 (4.16%) Red Hat
9 45 (3.90%) Dell
10 40 (3.47%) Google
11 38 (3.30%) NetApp
12 35 (3.04%) EMC
13 23 (1.99%) SAP
14 22 (1.91%) Remedy
15 20 (1.73%) Avaya
16 19 (1.65%) Altiris
17 17 (1.47%) Veeam
18 13 (1.13%) Apple
18 13 (1.13%) Sage
19 10 (0.87%) Lotus
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + good company
Posted: 12 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 18-25k
Posted: 15 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + car + 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £45,000 per annum + on call, overtime, bonus, pension ++
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + flexi working etc
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £39,000 per annum + oncall, bonus (c15%), pension, other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £48,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + relocation allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and relocation allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago