The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 31 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 of England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1424 1461 1683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.86% 19.12% 19.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.49% 63.85% 64.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1178 1269 1415
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,675
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2243 2288 2604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.13% 29.94% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1839 1922 2149
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
England

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Windows
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the East of England region.

Windows Salary Trend in the East of England

Windows
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in the East of England

Windows
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 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
Hertfordshire -1 444 £36,000 +10.76% 48
Cambridgeshire -2 367 £37,500 - 63
Essex -1 282 £42,500 - 21
Bedfordshire -4 199 £40,000 -11.11% 20
Suffolk +9 110 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Norfolk +7 32 £26,534 -14.40% 5
East Anglia - 1 - - 1
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 1278 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 829 (27.57%) SQL
3 822 (27.34%) SQL Server
4 810 (26.94%) Active Directory
5 754 (25.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 743 (24.71%) VMware
7 670 (22.28%) Linux
8 662 (22.02%) MS Excel
9 644 (21.42%) .NET
10 624 (20.75%) C#
11 553 (18.39%) Citrix
12 549 (18.26%) MS Exchange
13 504 (16.76%) MS Office
14 473 (15.73%) VMware Infrastructure
15 463 (15.40%) Windows Server 2003
16 445 (14.80%) Degree
17 439 (14.60%) Microsoft Certification
18 429 (14.27%) Firewall
19 397 (13.20%) DNS
20 392 (13.04%) ITIL
21 386 (12.84%) TCP/IP
22 368 (12.24%) ASP.NET
23 363 (12.07%) Cisco
24 358 (11.91%) UNIX
25 346 (11.51%) Oracle
26 341 (11.34%) Finance
27 332 (11.04%) Windows 7
28 331 (11.01%) SAN
29 318 (10.58%) Java
30 302 (10.04%) SharePoint

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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
1 549 (18.26%) MS Exchange
2 302 (10.04%) SharePoint
3 273 (9.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 258 (8.58%) IIS
5 149 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 95 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 88 (2.93%) SharePoint 2010
8 87 (2.89%) Apache
9 85 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
10 74 (2.46%) Tomcat
11 71 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 70 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
13 64 (2.13%) Lync
14 63 (2.10%) WebSphere
15 59 (1.96%) Lotus Domino
16 55 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
17 46 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
18 42 (1.40%) IBM HTTP Server
19 40 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
20 37 (1.23%) MQSeries
Applications
1 662 (22.02%) MS Excel
2 504 (16.76%) MS Office
3 33 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.60%) MS Project
6 15 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.33%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.20%) Mingle
9 5 (0.17%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.13%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.100%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.067%) Simulink
13 1 (0.033%) PrintSoft PReS
13 1 (0.033%) DOC1
13 1 (0.033%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.033%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.033%) InDesign
13 1 (0.033%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 36 (1.20%) assyst
2 35 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (0.83%) Magento
4 24 (0.80%) Oracle CRM
5 14 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
6 13 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
7 11 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
7 11 (0.37%) FastVal
7 11 (0.37%) SunGard APT
8 9 (0.30%) AWD
9 8 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
9 8 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.17%) Sage 200
11 3 (0.100%) Visualfiles
11 3 (0.100%) SAP FI
12 2 (0.067%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.067%) GoldMine
12 2 (0.067%) SalesLogix
13 1 (0.033%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 100 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 90 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (2.89%) Office 365
4 47 (1.56%) SaaS
5 18 (0.60%) Google Apps
6 15 (0.50%) PaaS
6 15 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.40%) IaaS
9 8 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.13%) CloudFront
10 4 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.067%) IBM SmartCloud
12 1 (0.033%) Heroku
12 1 (0.033%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 429 (14.27%) Firewall
2 397 (13.20%) DNS
3 386 (12.84%) TCP/IP
4 331 (11.01%) SAN
5 276 (9.18%) DHCP
6 261 (8.68%) LAN
7 234 (7.78%) WAN
8 212 (7.05%) VPN
9 160 (5.32%) Internet
10 101 (3.36%) HTTP
11 76 (2.53%) NAS
12 73 (2.43%) VoIP
13 63 (2.10%) VLAN
14 61 (2.03%) Network Security
15 59 (1.96%) FTP
16 55 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
17 49 (1.63%) Wireless
17 49 (1.63%) SSL
18 42 (1.40%) iSCSI
19 39 (1.30%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 822 (27.34%) SQL Server
2 237 (7.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 132 (4.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 116 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 112 (3.72%) Relational Database
6 109 (3.62%) MySQL
7 96 (3.19%) Oracle Database
8 93 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 51 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 49 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
11 46 (1.53%) DB2
12 44 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 42 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
13 42 (1.40%) RDBMS
14 39 (1.30%) NoSQL
14 39 (1.30%) DTS
15 36 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
16 34 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
17 31 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
17 31 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 186 (6.19%) Visual Studio
2 129 (4.29%) Subversion
3 120 (3.99%) NUnit
4 114 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 110 (3.66%) Moq
6 95 (3.16%) Rhino Mocks
7 93 (3.09%) MSTest
8 55 (1.83%) Git (software)
9 29 (0.96%) Selenium
10 27 (0.90%) TeamCity
11 23 (0.76%) Eclipse
12 20 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 17 (0.57%) JIRA
14 16 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
15 14 (0.47%) Jenkins
15 14 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 11 (0.37%) Hudson
17 10 (0.33%) MSBuild
17 10 (0.33%) Maven
18 9 (0.30%) MorphX
General
1 341 (11.34%) Finance
2 107 (3.56%) Retail
3 92 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 77 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 70 (2.33%) Marketing
6 42 (1.40%) Law
6 42 (1.40%) Electronics
7 35 (1.16%) Banking
8 34 (1.13%) Back Office
9 32 (1.06%) Legal
9 32 (1.06%) Automotive
10 21 (0.70%) Military
11 17 (0.57%) Games
12 12 (0.40%) Advertising
13 11 (0.37%) Multimedia
13 11 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.33%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.33%) Publishing
15 7 (0.23%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 604 (20.09%) Developer
2 493 (16.40%) Analyst
3 335 (11.14%) Support Engineer
4 272 (9.05%) Administrator
5 266 (8.85%) Support Analyst
6 193 (6.42%) .NET Developer
7 169 (5.62%) Systems Administrator
8 159 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 155 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support
10 154 (5.12%) IT Support
11 150 (4.99%) Software Engineer
12 146 (4.86%) C# Developer
13 145 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
14 134 (4.46%) Architect
15 132 (4.39%) DBA
16 113 (3.76%) Technical Support
17 109 (3.62%) Systems Engineer
18 108 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
19 106 (3.53%) Junior
20 102 (3.39%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 644 (21.42%) .NET
2 368 (12.24%) ASP.NET
3 271 (9.01%) Web Services
4 238 (7.91%) HTML
5 220 (7.32%) WPF
6 205 (6.82%) WCF
7 202 (6.72%) WinForms
8 179 (5.95%) XML
9 163 (5.42%) .NET Framework
10 154 (5.12%) CSS
11 127 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 90 (2.99%) jQuery
13 88 (2.93%) Middleware
14 85 (2.83%) Silverlight
15 82 (2.73%) Castle Windsor
16 81 (2.69%) Ninject
16 81 (2.69%) Unity DI Container
16 81 (2.69%) Spring.NET
17 71 (2.36%) Ajax
18 70 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 188 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 103 (3.43%) Clustering
3 102 (3.39%) Blackberry
4 99 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 86 (2.86%) Replication
6 81 (2.69%) Inversion of Control
7 77 (2.56%) Mathematics
8 44 (1.46%) Mobile App
8 44 (1.46%) PKI
9 43 (1.43%) Client/Server
10 38 (1.26%) SecurID
11 36 (1.20%) N-Tier
11 36 (1.20%) Firmware
12 32 (1.06%) Open Source
13 27 (0.90%) Thin Client
13 27 (0.90%) Fat Client
14 25 (0.83%) Device Driver
15 22 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
16 20 (0.67%) Cryptography
17 18 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 754 (25.07%) Windows Server 2008
2 670 (22.28%) Linux
3 463 (15.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 358 (11.91%) UNIX
5 332 (11.04%) Windows 7
6 278 (9.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 267 (8.88%) Windows XP
8 136 (4.52%) Android
9 113 (3.76%) Windows 8
10 106 (3.53%) Windows Vista
11 92 (3.06%) Solaris
12 91 (3.03%) Apple iOS
13 77 (2.56%) AIX
14 65 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 60 (2.00%) Windows Phone
16 46 (1.53%) Windows Phone 8
17 39 (1.30%) VMS
18 33 (1.10%) Mac OS X
19 23 (0.76%) Windows 2000
19 23 (0.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (13.04%) ITIL
2 258 (8.58%) Software Engineering
3 221 (7.35%) MVC
4 192 (6.39%) TDD
5 179 (5.95%) OO
6 175 (5.82%) Scrum
7 154 (5.12%) E-Commerce
8 149 (4.96%) Project Management
9 145 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
10 142 (4.72%) Multithreading
11 139 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
12 117 (3.89%) Migration
12 117 (3.89%) Continuous Integration
13 116 (3.86%) Service Delivery
14 110 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
14 110 (3.66%) MVVM
15 98 (3.26%) CRM
16 96 (3.19%) Problem Management
17 88 (2.93%) Incident Management
18 87 (2.89%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 829 (27.57%) SQL
2 624 (20.75%) C#
3 318 (10.58%) Java
4 262 (8.71%) JavaScript
5 221 (7.35%) C++
6 193 (6.42%) T-SQL
7 166 (5.52%) PowerShell
8 134 (4.46%) Python
9 131 (4.36%) Perl
10 128 (4.26%) C
11 124 (4.12%) VB.NET
12 93 (3.09%) VB
13 84 (2.79%) PHP
14 82 (2.73%) Shell Script
15 73 (2.43%) Bash Shell
16 57 (1.90%) PL/SQL
17 53 (1.76%) VBScript
18 30 (1.00%) VBA
19 25 (0.83%) Objective-C
19 25 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 445 (14.80%) Degree
2 439 (14.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 241 (8.01%) MCSE
4 154 (5.12%) MCP
5 151 (5.02%) MCITP
6 126 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
7 113 (3.76%) CCNA
8 91 (3.03%) MCTS
9 89 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 83 (2.76%) MCSA
10 83 (2.76%) Security Cleared
11 58 (1.93%) CCNP
12 54 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
13 53 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
14 52 (1.73%) ISEB
15 44 (1.46%) MCSD
16 41 (1.36%) SC Cleared
17 38 (1.26%) MCAD
18 34 (1.13%) CCA
19 24 (0.80%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (4.82%) SLA
2 100 (3.33%) QA
3 13 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (0.43%) ISO 9000
4 8 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 7 (0.23%) GAMP
5 7 (0.23%) GCP
5 7 (0.23%) GMP
5 7 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.20%) JSP 440
6 6 (0.20%) HL7
7 5 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.13%) DICOM
9 2 (0.067%) COBIT
10 1 (0.033%) WCAG
10 1 (0.033%) WAI
10 1 (0.033%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.033%) TickIT
System Software
1 810 (26.94%) Active Directory
2 473 (15.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 277 (9.21%) Hyper-V
4 213 (7.08%) XenApp
5 142 (4.72%) vSphere
6 84 (2.79%) VMware ESX
7 75 (2.49%) XenDesktop
8 59 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
9 58 (1.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 48 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
11 45 (1.50%) Terminal Services
12 38 (1.26%) KVM
13 36 (1.20%) Xen
14 31 (1.03%) ISA Server
15 28 (0.93%) XenServer
16 27 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
17 21 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
18 18 (0.60%) UAG
19 16 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
20 15 (0.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 102 (3.39%) Backup Exec
2 99 (3.29%) SCCM
3 58 (1.93%) Puppet
4 53 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
5 46 (1.53%) McAfee ePO
6 42 (1.40%) SCOM
7 23 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
8 21 (0.70%) HP SIM
9 18 (0.60%) NetBackup
10 17 (0.57%) WSUS
10 17 (0.57%) Tivoli
10 17 (0.57%) MOM
11 15 (0.50%) Nagios
11 15 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 15 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 12 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 10 (0.33%) Data Guard
14 9 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 9 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
15 8 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1278 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 743 (24.71%) VMware
3 553 (18.39%) Citrix
4 363 (12.07%) Cisco
5 346 (11.51%) Oracle
6 156 (5.19%) NetApp
7 151 (5.02%) HP
8 125 (4.16%) Symantec
9 104 (3.46%) IBM
10 69 (2.29%) McAfee
10 69 (2.29%) EMC
11 66 (2.19%) Dell
12 63 (2.10%) Lotus
13 62 (2.06%) CheckPoint
14 61 (2.03%) SAP
15 51 (1.70%) Red Hat
16 50 (1.66%) Apple
17 39 (1.30%) Clearswift
18 31 (1.03%) Google
19 30 (1.00%) Veeam
Watford, Hertfordshire
H&R Talent
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £34,000 per annum £24-34k plus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £15,000 to £20,000 per annum £15-20k plus travel expenses and ben
Posted: 9 hours ago
Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + other Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 23days
Posted: 13 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £26,000 to £34,000 per day Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
@ITS
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Loughton, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday