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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 949 1441 1498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 14.55% 19.22% 17.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.97% 70.60% 60.40%
Number of salaries quoted 808 1127 1276
Median salary £37,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
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
1637 2041 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 25.09% 27.22% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1385 1607 2058
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -4 292 £37,500 - 29
Cambridgeshire -5 290 £39,000 +1.29% 52
Essex -2 180 £42,500 +1.19% 22
Bedfordshire -1 111 £40,000 - 10
Suffolk -1 77 £32,500 - 8
Norfolk +1 21 £30,000 +14.83% 6
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Windows.

1 894 (41.78%) Microsoft
2 851 (39.77%) Windows Server
3 685 (32.01%) Active Directory
4 614 (28.69%) Linux
5 572 (26.73%) VMware
6 536 (25.05%) SQL Server
7 503 (23.50%) SQL
8 445 (20.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 436 (20.37%) .NET
10 417 (19.49%) Firewall
11 393 (18.36%) Cisco
12 385 (17.99%) VMware Infrastructure
13 378 (17.66%) ITIL
14 368 (17.20%) C#
14 368 (17.20%) MS Excel
15 361 (16.87%) MS Exchange
16 349 (16.31%) Degree
17 319 (14.91%) MS Office
18 313 (14.63%) Citrix
19 305 (14.25%) Windows Server 2012
20 304 (14.21%) HTML
21 300 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
22 290 (13.55%) JavaScript
23 282 (13.18%) Windows 7
24 279 (13.04%) DNS
25 275 (12.85%) TCP/IP
26 268 (12.52%) Finance
27 252 (11.78%) Office 365
28 238 (11.12%) SAN
29 236 (11.03%) CSS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 361 (16.87%) MS Exchange
2 231 (10.79%) IIS
3 201 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 147 (6.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 124 (5.79%) SharePoint
6 97 (4.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 85 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 68 (3.18%) Skype for Business
9 66 (3.08%) Apache
10 52 (2.43%) Tomcat
11 45 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
11 45 (2.10%) JBoss
12 26 (1.21%) Node.js
13 22 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
14 19 (0.89%) WebSphere
15 17 (0.79%) WebLogic
16 14 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
17 12 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
18 11 (0.51%) OpenEdge
18 11 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 368 (17.20%) MS Excel
2 319 (14.91%) MS Office
3 15 (0.70%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.19%) MS Project
8 3 (0.14%) DOC1
8 3 (0.14%) HipChat
8 3 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.047%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.42%) assyst
3 7 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.33%) Sage X3
4 6 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.23%) AWD
5 5 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.14%) Exstream
7 3 (0.14%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.14%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.047%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.047%) Maximo
8 1 (0.047%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.047%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.047%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.047%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.047%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 252 (11.78%) Office 365
2 123 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (4.16%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (1.73%) SaaS
5 26 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 26 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.65%) iTunes
6 14 (0.65%) PaaS
7 13 (0.61%) GitHub
8 7 (0.33%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.28%) Yammer
10 5 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.23%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.23%) IaaS
11 4 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
11 4 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 417 (19.49%) Firewall
2 279 (13.04%) DNS
3 275 (12.85%) TCP/IP
4 238 (11.12%) SAN
5 224 (10.47%) VPN
6 221 (10.33%) WAN
7 200 (9.35%) LAN
8 184 (8.60%) DHCP
9 104 (4.86%) VLAN
10 101 (4.72%) NAS
11 85 (3.97%) VoIP
12 82 (3.83%) Wireless
13 71 (3.32%) SSL
14 68 (3.18%) Internet
15 55 (2.57%) HTTP
16 42 (1.96%) Network Security
17 39 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
18 38 (1.78%) SMTP
19 30 (1.40%) FTP
19 30 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 536 (25.05%) SQL Server
2 128 (5.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 107 (5.00%) MySQL
4 96 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 45 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 38 (1.78%) Relational Database
7 31 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
9 28 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (1.21%) Big Data
11 25 (1.17%) Oracle Database
12 22 (1.03%) RDBMS
13 21 (0.98%) NoSQL
14 20 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
15 17 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
15 17 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
16 16 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 15 (0.70%) Redis
18 13 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 81 (3.79%) Visual Studio
2 52 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (1.40%) Selenium
3 30 (1.40%) Subversion
4 22 (1.03%) Git (software)
5 21 (0.98%) NUnit
5 21 (0.98%) Rhino Mocks
6 16 (0.75%) Gradle
7 15 (0.70%) Moq
8 14 (0.65%) Jenkins
8 14 (0.65%) JIRA
9 13 (0.61%) Grunt
9 13 (0.61%) gulp
10 12 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 11 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 9 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (0.42%) MSTest
13 6 (0.28%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.28%) QUnit
13 6 (0.28%) SoapUI
General
1 268 (12.52%) Finance
2 76 (3.55%) Banking
3 67 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 62 (2.90%) Retail
5 56 (2.62%) Legal
6 32 (1.50%) Law
7 31 (1.45%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.12%) Aerospace
8 24 (1.12%) French Language
9 23 (1.07%) German Language
10 22 (1.03%) Automotive
10 22 (1.03%) Games
11 21 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.79%) Spanish Language
13 13 (0.61%) Arabic Language
13 13 (0.61%) Russian Language
14 12 (0.56%) Front Office
15 11 (0.51%) Marketing
15 11 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 394 (18.41%) Developer
2 305 (14.25%) Analyst
3 294 (13.74%) Support Engineer
4 177 (8.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 172 (8.04%) Support Analyst
6 170 (7.94%) .NET Developer
7 139 (6.50%) C# Developer
8 130 (6.07%) IT Support
9 113 (5.28%) 3rd Line Support
10 99 (4.63%) Consultant
11 98 (4.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 98 (4.58%) Software Engineer
12 95 (4.44%) Applications Support
13 93 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
13 93 (4.35%) IT Engineer
14 90 (4.21%) Architect
15 82 (3.83%) Systems Engineer
16 81 (3.79%) Infrastructure Support
17 78 (3.64%) Administrator
18 77 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 436 (20.37%) .NET
2 304 (14.21%) HTML
3 236 (11.03%) CSS
4 228 (10.65%) ASP.NET
5 169 (7.90%) Web Services
6 162 (7.57%) jQuery
7 150 (7.01%) XML
8 138 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 128 (5.98%) HTML5
10 122 (5.70%) AngularJS
11 86 (4.02%) .NET Framework
12 79 (3.69%) CSS3
13 74 (3.46%) WCF
14 68 (3.18%) WPF
15 51 (2.38%) SOAP
16 47 (2.20%) Ajax
17 46 (2.15%) REST
18 44 (2.06%) J2EE
19 36 (1.68%) Middleware
20 34 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 164 (7.66%) Computer Science
2 120 (5.61%) Data Centre
3 117 (5.47%) Blackberry
4 102 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
4 102 (4.77%) Replication
5 86 (4.02%) Mathematics
6 69 (3.22%) Driving Licence
7 63 (2.94%) Management Information System
8 61 (2.85%) iPhone
9 50 (2.34%) User Experience
10 45 (2.10%) Smartphone
11 40 (1.87%) Clustering
12 39 (1.82%) Mobile App
13 32 (1.50%) Fat Client
13 32 (1.50%) Thin Client
14 31 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
15 29 (1.36%) PDA
16 28 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
17 27 (1.26%) PKI
18 25 (1.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 851 (39.77%) Windows Server
2 614 (28.69%) Linux
3 445 (20.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 305 (14.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 282 (13.18%) Windows 7
6 181 (8.46%) Unix
7 172 (8.04%) Windows 8
8 164 (7.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 141 (6.59%) Android
10 105 (4.91%) Windows 10
11 96 (4.49%) Windows XP
12 64 (2.99%) Apple iOS
13 56 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 40 (1.87%) Windows Vista
15 36 (1.68%) Windows Phone
16 29 (1.36%) Mac OS X
17 26 (1.21%) Solaris
18 16 (0.75%) CentOS
19 11 (0.51%) AIX
20 10 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (17.66%) ITIL
2 300 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (10.09%) MVC
4 188 (8.79%) Software Engineering
5 136 (6.36%) Mentoring
6 134 (6.26%) Service Delivery
7 120 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 120 (5.61%) Web Development
8 88 (4.11%) Scrum
9 87 (4.07%) DevOps
10 80 (3.74%) OO
11 74 (3.46%) Configuration Management
11 74 (3.46%) Project Management
12 73 (3.41%) Continuous Integration
13 70 (3.27%) Information Security
14 69 (3.22%) Continuous Improvement
15 68 (3.18%) Incident Management
16 67 (3.13%) SDLC
17 60 (2.80%) Problem Management
18 59 (2.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 503 (23.50%) SQL
2 368 (17.20%) C#
3 290 (13.55%) JavaScript
4 220 (10.28%) Java
5 206 (9.63%) C++
6 169 (7.90%) PowerShell
7 110 (5.14%) C
7 110 (5.14%) T-SQL
8 89 (4.16%) Python
9 74 (3.46%) VB.NET
10 73 (3.41%) PHP
11 67 (3.13%) Bash Shell
12 64 (2.99%) Perl
13 49 (2.29%) Objective-C
13 49 (2.29%) Shell Script
14 48 (2.24%) VB
15 47 (2.20%) Ruby
16 33 (1.54%) VBScript
17 27 (1.26%) Embedded C
17 27 (1.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 349 (16.31%) Degree
2 229 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 156 (7.29%) MCSE
4 113 (5.28%) Cisco Certification
5 106 (4.95%) MCSA
6 80 (3.74%) CCNA
7 69 (3.22%) MCITP
8 63 (2.94%) Security Cleared
9 62 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 53 (2.48%) CCNP
11 50 (2.34%) SC Cleared
12 47 (2.20%) MCP
13 37 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
14 33 (1.54%) MCDST
15 24 (1.12%) DV Cleared
16 21 (0.98%) CISSP
17 20 (0.93%) MCTS
18 15 (0.70%) AWS Certification
19 12 (0.56%) A+ Certification
20 11 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (7.71%) SLA
2 59 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (2.29%) QA
4 21 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.47%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.093%) GMP
7 2 (0.093%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.047%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.047%) HL7
System Software
1 685 (32.01%) Active Directory
2 385 (17.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 207 (9.67%) Hyper-V
4 129 (6.03%) vSphere
5 103 (4.81%) XenApp
6 53 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
7 43 (2.01%) VMware ESX
8 38 (1.78%) Xen
9 35 (1.64%) Terminal Services
10 27 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 25 (1.17%) XenDesktop
12 23 (1.07%) NFS
13 14 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 12 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
15 10 (0.47%) Firmware
16 9 (0.42%) Docker
17 8 (0.37%) VMware Server
18 7 (0.33%) VirtualBox
19 6 (0.28%) XenServer
20 5 (0.23%) iptables
Systems Management
1 104 (4.86%) SCCM
2 61 (2.85%) Backup Exec
3 55 (2.57%) Puppet
4 53 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
5 46 (2.15%) SCOM
6 36 (1.68%) WSUS
7 22 (1.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 15 (0.70%) SCDPM
9 14 (0.65%) FortiGate
10 11 (0.51%) Data Guard
10 11 (0.51%) Nessus
11 9 (0.42%) Ansible
12 7 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 6 (0.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 6 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
14 5 (0.23%) HP SiteScope
14 5 (0.23%) SCVMM
15 4 (0.19%) Nmap
15 4 (0.19%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 894 (41.78%) Microsoft
2 572 (26.73%) VMware
3 393 (18.36%) Cisco
4 313 (14.63%) Citrix
5 179 (8.36%) Oracle
6 118 (5.51%) Apple
7 114 (5.33%) HP
8 89 (4.16%) Dell
9 61 (2.85%) CheckPoint
10 60 (2.80%) Juniper
11 47 (2.20%) Veeam
12 45 (2.10%) Red Hat
13 44 (2.06%) IBM
14 43 (2.01%) NetApp
15 42 (1.96%) SonicWALL
16 38 (1.78%) Symantec
17 37 (1.73%) 3PAR
18 35 (1.64%) F5
19 32 (1.50%) Draytek
20 28 (1.31%) Fujitsu
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