The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1168 1295 1262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.52% 17.96% 18.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.76% 66.04% 63.29%
Number of salaries quoted 968 1073 1080
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,900 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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 of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1832 1961 1994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 25.92% 27.20% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1469 1625 1684
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 0 368 £37,500 -5.06% 40
Cambridgeshire -4 344 £37,500 -6.25% 47
Essex -7 179 £34,000 -15.00% 23
Bedfordshire +8 145 £42,500 +6.25% 31
Suffolk +2 99 £28,000 -22.75% 12
Norfolk +13 46 £30,000 - 4
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 861 (36.59%) Windows Server
2 858 (36.46%) Microsoft
3 773 (32.85%) Active Directory
4 655 (27.84%) Linux
5 589 (25.03%) VMware
6 561 (23.84%) SQL
6 561 (23.84%) SQL Server
7 483 (20.53%) .NET
8 470 (19.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 440 (18.70%) ITIL
10 398 (16.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 395 (16.79%) MS Excel
12 392 (16.66%) C#
13 372 (15.81%) MS Exchange
14 371 (15.77%) Degree
15 335 (14.24%) Citrix
16 329 (13.98%) Firewall
17 321 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
18 315 (13.39%) MS Office
19 314 (13.34%) DNS
20 310 (13.17%) Finance
21 308 (13.09%) Cisco
22 282 (11.98%) JavaScript
23 274 (11.64%) HTML
23 274 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
24 270 (11.47%) Windows 7
25 269 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
26 257 (10.92%) TCP/IP
27 247 (10.50%) IIS
28 239 (10.16%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
1 372 (15.81%) MS Exchange
2 247 (10.50%) IIS
3 180 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 118 (5.01%) SharePoint
5 117 (4.97%) Apache
6 114 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 66 (2.80%) Tomcat
8 65 (2.76%) Skype for Business
9 56 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
10 55 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
10 55 (2.34%) JBoss
11 45 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 33 (1.40%) GlassFish
12 33 (1.40%) WebSphere
13 29 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
14 21 (0.89%) OpenEdge
15 18 (0.76%) CMS
15 18 (0.76%) WebLogic
16 15 (0.64%) Node.js
16 15 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 395 (16.79%) MS Excel
2 315 (13.39%) MS Office
3 16 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.085%) MS Project
8 2 (0.085%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 10 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (0.38%) assyst
3 7 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.21%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.13%) AWD
7 2 (0.085%) CODA-Financials
7 2 (0.085%) Maximo
7 2 (0.085%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.085%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.085%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.085%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.085%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.042%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.042%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.042%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.042%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.042%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 210 (8.92%) Office 365
2 111 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
3 97 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 48 (2.04%) SaaS
5 22 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 18 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (0.59%) Google Apps
8 8 (0.34%) IaaS
8 8 (0.34%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.25%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.25%) Yammer
10 5 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.17%) PaaS
12 3 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.13%) GitHub
12 3 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
12 3 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.085%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 329 (13.98%) Firewall
2 314 (13.34%) DNS
3 257 (10.92%) TCP/IP
4 239 (10.16%) DHCP
5 214 (9.09%) SAN
6 204 (8.67%) WAN
7 182 (7.73%) LAN
8 173 (7.35%) VPN
9 94 (3.99%) VoIP
10 64 (2.72%) Internet
10 64 (2.72%) VLAN
11 61 (2.59%) NAS
12 58 (2.46%) SSL
13 45 (1.91%) HTTP
13 45 (1.91%) Remote Desktop
14 44 (1.87%) Wireless
15 34 (1.44%) LDAP
16 32 (1.36%) iSCSI
17 31 (1.32%) FTP
18 29 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 561 (23.84%) SQL Server
2 118 (5.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 105 (4.46%) MySQL
4 88 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 70 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 55 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 55 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 47 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 45 (1.91%) SQL Server 2014
9 40 (1.70%) SQL Server 2000
10 38 (1.61%) Relational Database
11 33 (1.40%) Big Data
12 30 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 30 (1.27%) RDBMS
13 20 (0.85%) Oracle Database
13 20 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
14 19 (0.81%) DB2
15 15 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (0.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 89 (3.78%) Visual Studio
2 45 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (1.57%) NUnit
4 29 (1.23%) Git (software)
5 26 (1.10%) Moq
5 26 (1.10%) Rhino Mocks
6 24 (1.02%) Jenkins
6 24 (1.02%) Selenium
7 21 (0.89%) Subversion
8 14 (0.59%) MSTest
8 14 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 13 (0.55%) TeamCity
10 11 (0.47%) Gradle
10 11 (0.47%) JIRA
10 11 (0.47%) Maven
11 10 (0.42%) Eclipse
11 10 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 4 (0.17%) CruiseControl
12 4 (0.17%) MSBuild
General
1 310 (13.17%) Finance
2 93 (3.95%) Banking
3 67 (2.85%) Retail
4 60 (2.55%) Legal
5 52 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 33 (1.40%) Automotive
7 28 (1.19%) French Language
8 27 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 25 (1.06%) Electronics
10 24 (1.02%) Law
11 21 (0.89%) Publishing
12 19 (0.81%) Arabic Language
12 19 (0.81%) Russian Language
13 18 (0.76%) German Language
14 16 (0.68%) Spanish Language
15 14 (0.59%) Marketing
16 10 (0.42%) Back Office
17 8 (0.34%) Billing
17 8 (0.34%) Games
18 6 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 402 (17.08%) Developer
2 350 (14.87%) Analyst
3 282 (11.98%) Support Engineer
4 223 (9.48%) Support Analyst
5 179 (7.61%) .NET Developer
6 172 (7.31%) IT Support
7 159 (6.76%) C# Developer
8 154 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 123 (5.23%) Administrator
10 122 (5.18%) IT Engineer
11 121 (5.14%) C# .NET Developer
12 110 (4.67%) Consultant
13 106 (4.50%) Architect
14 105 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
15 101 (4.29%) Software Engineer
16 100 (4.25%) 2nd Line Support
17 90 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
18 89 (3.78%) Desktop Support
19 84 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
20 83 (3.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 483 (20.53%) .NET
2 274 (11.64%) HTML
3 223 (9.48%) ASP.NET
4 214 (9.09%) CSS
5 183 (7.78%) Web Services
6 155 (6.59%) jQuery
7 149 (6.33%) XML
8 142 (6.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 107 (4.55%) .NET Framework
10 101 (4.29%) AngularJS
11 97 (4.12%) HTML5
12 83 (3.53%) WCF
13 65 (2.76%) J2EE
13 65 (2.76%) WPF
14 62 (2.63%) Ajax
15 60 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 60 (2.55%) CSS3
16 53 (2.25%) REST
17 52 (2.21%) WinForms
18 49 (2.08%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 169 (7.18%) Computer Science
2 119 (5.06%) Data Centre
3 107 (4.55%) Replication
4 91 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
5 89 (3.78%) Driving Licence
6 67 (2.85%) Mathematics
7 61 (2.59%) Management Information System
8 60 (2.55%) Blackberry
9 51 (2.17%) Clustering
9 51 (2.17%) N-Tier
10 50 (2.12%) Client/Server
11 40 (1.70%) User Experience
12 38 (1.61%) Mobile App
13 33 (1.40%) iSeries
14 31 (1.32%) iPhone
15 30 (1.27%) Fat Client
15 30 (1.27%) Thin Client
16 29 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
17 27 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
18 21 (0.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 861 (36.59%) Windows Server
2 655 (27.84%) Linux
3 470 (19.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 321 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 270 (11.47%) Windows 7
6 176 (7.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 173 (7.35%) Unix
8 167 (7.10%) Windows 8
9 129 (5.48%) Android
10 111 (4.72%) Windows XP
11 65 (2.76%) Apple iOS
12 48 (2.04%) Windows 10
13 47 (2.00%) Mac OS X
14 37 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 32 (1.36%) Windows Phone
16 25 (1.06%) AIX
16 25 (1.06%) Solaris
16 25 (1.06%) Windows Vista
17 19 (0.81%) Mac OS
18 17 (0.72%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (18.70%) ITIL
2 274 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
3 222 (9.43%) MVC
4 202 (8.58%) Software Engineering
5 131 (5.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 131 (5.57%) Service Delivery
6 112 (4.76%) DevOps
7 106 (4.50%) Web Development
8 104 (4.42%) Mentoring
9 103 (4.38%) Scrum
10 84 (3.57%) Information Security
11 79 (3.36%) Continuous Integration
12 77 (3.27%) TDD
13 74 (3.14%) Multithreading
13 74 (3.14%) OO
13 74 (3.14%) Project Management
14 69 (2.93%) Migration
15 64 (2.72%) Presales
16 62 (2.63%) E-Commerce
17 61 (2.59%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 561 (23.84%) SQL
2 392 (16.66%) C#
3 282 (11.98%) JavaScript
4 232 (9.86%) Java
5 222 (9.43%) C++
6 174 (7.39%) PowerShell
7 150 (6.37%) T-SQL
8 140 (5.95%) C
9 96 (4.08%) Python
10 78 (3.31%) Bash Shell
11 74 (3.14%) VB.NET
12 70 (2.97%) PHP
13 52 (2.21%) VB
14 48 (2.04%) Perl
15 44 (1.87%) Ruby
16 42 (1.78%) Shell Script
17 36 (1.53%) VBScript
18 33 (1.40%) Objective-C
19 27 (1.15%) Embedded C
20 21 (0.89%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 371 (15.77%) Degree
2 269 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 173 (7.35%) MCSE
4 156 (6.63%) MCSA
5 110 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
6 71 (3.02%) MCITP
6 71 (3.02%) MCP
7 68 (2.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 65 (2.76%) CCNA
9 59 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
10 55 (2.34%) Security Cleared
11 46 (1.95%) CCNP
12 42 (1.78%) SC Cleared
13 27 (1.15%) DV Cleared
14 26 (1.10%) MCDST
15 22 (0.93%) VCP5
16 20 (0.85%) CISSP
17 15 (0.64%) MCTS
18 14 (0.59%) DBS Check
18 14 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (6.50%) SLA
2 76 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 67 (2.85%) QA
4 20 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.47%) HIPAA
6 7 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.17%) HL7
7 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.17%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.13%) BS25999
8 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.13%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.085%) MISRA
9 2 (0.085%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.042%) GMP
10 1 (0.042%) GxP
10 1 (0.042%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.042%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.042%) JTAG
System Software
1 773 (32.85%) Active Directory
2 398 (16.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 228 (9.69%) Hyper-V
4 123 (5.23%) vSphere
5 108 (4.59%) XenApp
6 45 (1.91%) VMware ESX
6 45 (1.91%) Xen
7 43 (1.83%) Terminal Services
8 42 (1.78%) XenDesktop
9 36 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (0.93%) Firmware
11 21 (0.89%) XenServer
12 19 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
13 18 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 9 (0.38%) NFS
15 8 (0.34%) iptables
16 7 (0.30%) Docker
16 7 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
17 6 (0.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 6 (0.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 95 (4.04%) SCCM
2 71 (3.02%) Puppet
3 67 (2.85%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (1.87%) Backup Exec
5 25 (1.06%) WSUS
6 17 (0.72%) SCOM
7 14 (0.59%) Nessus
8 12 (0.51%) Ansible
9 9 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.34%) FortiGate
11 7 (0.30%) MOM
12 6 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.25%) Nmap
12 6 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (0.21%) Data Guard
13 5 (0.21%) SCVMM
13 5 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
14 4 (0.17%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 858 (36.46%) Microsoft
2 589 (25.03%) VMware
3 335 (14.24%) Citrix
4 308 (13.09%) Cisco
5 212 (9.01%) Oracle
6 137 (5.82%) HP
7 105 (4.46%) Dell
8 81 (3.44%) Apple
9 72 (3.06%) IBM
10 52 (2.21%) CheckPoint
10 52 (2.21%) SonicWALL
11 45 (1.91%) Symantec
11 45 (1.91%) Veeam
12 43 (1.83%) NetApp
13 37 (1.57%) SAP
14 36 (1.53%) Juniper
14 36 (1.53%) Red Hat
15 32 (1.36%) F5
16 30 (1.27%) EMC
17 29 (1.23%) Red Gate
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Bonus and Training
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Company Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £19,500 per annum £17,500 - £19,000 + Good Benefits +
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50k plus benefits DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £37500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 44k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + 40% Bonus Structure
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £40k - 44k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum + Outstanding benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago