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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1265 1185 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.38% 18.07% 17.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.44% 62.83% 60.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1029 1010 1291
Average salary £38,500 £37,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.35% -0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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 of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1933 1886 2486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.56% 28.75% 29.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1578 1574 2104
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £52,500
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 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
Cambridgeshire +1 380 £37,500 +1.35% 72
Hertfordshire -3 376 £40,000 +17.64% 62
Essex 0 270 £40,000 -5.88% 34
Bedfordshire -5 120 £40,000 - 15
Suffolk -4 96 £37,500 - 10
Norfolk +15 40 £30,000 +0.84% 9
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 1196 (45.42%) Microsoft
2 846 (32.13%) Active Directory
3 689 (26.17%) SQL
4 667 (25.33%) SQL Server
5 634 (24.08%) VMware
6 614 (23.32%) MS Excel
7 589 (22.37%) Linux
8 503 (19.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 474 (18.00%) ITIL
10 450 (17.09%) MS Exchange
11 427 (16.22%) .NET
12 407 (15.46%) Citrix
13 403 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
14 376 (14.28%) C#
15 371 (14.09%) Degree
16 367 (13.94%) MS Office
17 346 (13.14%) Windows 7
18 345 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
19 344 (13.06%) Firewall
20 331 (12.57%) Windows Server 2012
21 324 (12.31%) Cisco
21 324 (12.31%) DNS
22 320 (12.15%) Java
23 318 (12.08%) UNIX
24 317 (12.04%) Oracle
25 312 (11.85%) SAN
26 305 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
27 289 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
28 277 (10.52%) Finance
29 252 (9.57%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 450 (17.09%) MS Exchange
2 238 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 233 (8.85%) IIS
4 206 (7.82%) SharePoint
5 157 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 99 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 93 (3.53%) Tomcat
8 85 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 73 (2.77%) JBoss
10 71 (2.70%) WebSphere
11 59 (2.24%) Lync
12 50 (1.90%) WebLogic
13 44 (1.67%) Apache
14 42 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
15 39 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 33 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
17 29 (1.10%) GlassFish
18 26 (0.99%) OpenStack
18 26 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
19 25 (0.95%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 614 (23.32%) MS Excel
2 367 (13.94%) MS Office
3 21 (0.80%) RoboHelp
3 21 (0.80%) PaintShop Pro
4 20 (0.76%) FrameMaker
5 19 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.42%) Mingle
7 9 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.23%) Simulink
9 5 (0.19%) MS Project
9 5 (0.19%) S-PLUS
10 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.15%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.038%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 21 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (0.42%) AWD
3 8 (0.30%) RiskWrite
4 5 (0.19%) assyst
5 4 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.15%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.11%) Maximo
6 3 (0.11%) CA Clarity
7 2 (0.076%) Magento
7 2 (0.076%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.076%) SalesLogix
7 2 (0.076%) SAP R/3
7 2 (0.076%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.076%) Agresso
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.038%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 84 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (2.66%) Office 365
3 46 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (1.06%) SaaS
6 17 (0.65%) IBM SmartCloud
7 16 (0.61%) IaaS
7 16 (0.61%) PaaS
8 5 (0.19%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.19%) Yammer
9 2 (0.076%) Heroku
10 1 (0.038%) GitHub
10 1 (0.038%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 344 (13.06%) Firewall
2 324 (12.31%) DNS
3 312 (11.85%) SAN
4 252 (9.57%) TCP/IP
5 206 (7.82%) DHCP
6 199 (7.56%) WAN
7 186 (7.06%) VPN
8 185 (7.03%) LAN
9 116 (4.41%) VoIP
10 110 (4.18%) Internet
11 76 (2.89%) Wireless
12 73 (2.77%) FTP
13 65 (2.47%) NAS
14 59 (2.24%) HTTP
15 47 (1.79%) VLAN
16 46 (1.75%) iSCSI
17 42 (1.60%) MPLS
18 33 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
18 33 (1.25%) Network Security
19 31 (1.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 667 (25.33%) SQL Server
2 189 (7.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 91 (3.46%) Relational Database
4 79 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 66 (2.51%) MySQL
6 64 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 61 (2.32%) Oracle Database
8 52 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 48 (1.82%) RDBMS
10 46 (1.75%) DB2
11 42 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
12 41 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
13 39 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
14 37 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
15 30 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 29 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 26 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
18 24 (0.91%) NoSQL
19 18 (0.68%) MS Access
20 14 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 112 (4.25%) Visual Studio
2 82 (3.11%) NUnit
3 71 (2.70%) Moq
4 70 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 66 (2.51%) Rhino Mocks
6 64 (2.43%) Git (software)
7 60 (2.28%) Subversion
8 55 (2.09%) Jenkins
9 54 (2.05%) MSTest
10 33 (1.25%) TeamCity
11 27 (1.03%) Eclipse
12 25 (0.95%) Selenium
13 22 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 22 (0.84%) Maven
14 21 (0.80%) JIRA
15 19 (0.72%) JUnit
16 15 (0.57%) Ant
16 15 (0.57%) Hudson
17 14 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
18 12 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 277 (10.52%) Finance
2 101 (3.84%) Retail
3 58 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 52 (1.97%) Manufacturing
5 49 (1.86%) Banking
5 49 (1.86%) Marketing
6 44 (1.67%) Law
6 44 (1.67%) Electronics
7 29 (1.10%) Publishing
7 29 (1.10%) Legal
8 24 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
9 21 (0.80%) Back Office
10 14 (0.53%) Games
11 12 (0.46%) Multimedia
12 10 (0.38%) Advertising
13 9 (0.34%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.34%) Automotive
14 8 (0.30%) Military
15 5 (0.19%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 447 (16.98%) Analyst
2 401 (15.23%) Developer
3 257 (9.76%) Support Engineer
4 236 (8.96%) Support Analyst
5 186 (7.06%) Software Engineer
6 185 (7.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 154 (5.85%) Administrator
8 144 (5.47%) IT Support
9 130 (4.94%) Software Developer
9 130 (4.94%) Architect
10 119 (4.52%) Consultant
11 113 (4.29%) .NET Developer
12 107 (4.06%) 3rd Line Support
13 102 (3.87%) C# Developer
14 99 (3.76%) 2nd Line Support
15 92 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
16 90 (3.42%) Senior Developer
17 84 (3.19%) Service Desk Analyst
17 84 (3.19%) Service Analyst
18 75 (2.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (16.22%) .NET
2 229 (8.70%) HTML
3 210 (7.98%) ASP.NET
4 170 (6.46%) Web Services
5 159 (6.04%) CSS
6 121 (4.60%) XML
7 120 (4.56%) WinForms
8 110 (4.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 109 (4.14%) WCF
10 100 (3.80%) .NET Framework
11 92 (3.49%) WPF
12 88 (3.34%) J2EE
12 88 (3.34%) jQuery
13 74 (2.81%) HTML5
14 67 (2.54%) Middleware
15 46 (1.75%) CSS3
16 43 (1.63%) Ajax
17 42 (1.60%) Silverlight
18 38 (1.44%) JDBC
19 36 (1.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 152 (5.77%) Computer Science
2 121 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 119 (4.52%) Blackberry
4 112 (4.25%) Clustering
5 78 (2.96%) Mathematics
6 71 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 66 (2.51%) Replication
8 41 (1.56%) N-Tier
9 35 (1.33%) Open Source
10 34 (1.29%) PKI
10 34 (1.29%) Mobile App
11 33 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
12 25 (0.95%) Device Driver
13 24 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
14 22 (0.84%) iPad
15 21 (0.80%) Cryptography
15 21 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
15 21 (0.80%) User Experience
16 20 (0.76%) iSeries
17 19 (0.72%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 589 (22.37%) Linux
2 503 (19.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 346 (13.14%) Windows 7
4 331 (12.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 318 (12.08%) UNIX
6 289 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 233 (8.85%) Windows XP
8 163 (6.19%) Android
9 147 (5.58%) Windows 8
10 94 (3.57%) Apple iOS
11 82 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 73 (2.77%) Solaris
13 59 (2.24%) Windows Vista
14 52 (1.97%) AIX
15 43 (1.63%) Windows 2000
16 36 (1.37%) Windows Phone
17 33 (1.25%) Mac OS X
18 24 (0.91%) CentOS
19 19 (0.72%) HPUX
19 19 (0.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (18.00%) ITIL
2 345 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
3 235 (8.93%) Software Engineering
4 177 (6.72%) MVC
5 174 (6.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 164 (6.23%) Scrum
7 134 (5.09%) TDD
8 131 (4.98%) OO
9 118 (4.48%) Service Delivery
10 115 (4.37%) Migration
11 112 (4.25%) E-Commerce
12 111 (4.22%) Project Management
13 91 (3.46%) Continuous Integration
14 88 (3.34%) Web Development
15 80 (3.04%) Configuration Management
16 72 (2.73%) Problem Management
16 72 (2.73%) Mentoring
17 69 (2.62%) Change Management
18 67 (2.54%) Service Management
18 67 (2.54%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 689 (26.17%) SQL
2 376 (14.28%) C#
3 320 (12.15%) Java
4 221 (8.39%) JavaScript
5 182 (6.91%) C++
6 181 (6.87%) PowerShell
7 149 (5.66%) Python
7 149 (5.66%) C
8 107 (4.06%) Perl
9 84 (3.19%) Bash Shell
10 82 (3.11%) T-SQL
11 65 (2.47%) VB.NET
12 64 (2.43%) VB
13 46 (1.75%) VBScript
14 45 (1.71%) PHP
15 42 (1.60%) PL/SQL
16 38 (1.44%) Shell Script
17 34 (1.29%) Ruby
18 22 (0.84%) Objective-C
19 15 (0.57%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 371 (14.09%) Degree
2 305 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 153 (5.81%) MCSE
4 114 (4.33%) MCITP
5 113 (4.29%) MCP
6 103 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
6 103 (3.91%) Security Cleared
7 91 (3.46%) MCSA
8 78 (2.96%) SC Cleared
8 78 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 74 (2.81%) CCNA
10 64 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
11 60 (2.28%) CCNP
12 45 (1.71%) MCTS
13 33 (1.25%) ISEB
14 25 (0.95%) VCP5
15 21 (0.80%) MCDST
16 19 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
17 18 (0.68%) ISTQB
18 16 (0.61%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (5.28%) SLA
2 73 (2.77%) QA
3 14 (0.53%) ISO 9001
4 13 (0.49%) ISO 9000
5 12 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.11%) GAMP
9 3 (0.11%) GCP
9 3 (0.11%) GMP
10 2 (0.076%) IEC 61508
10 2 (0.076%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.038%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.038%) JTAG
System Software
1 846 (32.13%) Active Directory
2 403 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 226 (8.58%) Hyper-V
4 127 (4.82%) vSphere
5 110 (4.18%) XenApp
6 91 (3.46%) VMware ESX
7 83 (3.15%) XenDesktop
8 45 (1.71%) vCloud
9 39 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
10 29 (1.10%) Xen
11 27 (1.03%) Terminal Services
12 26 (0.99%) XenServer
12 26 (0.99%) Firmware
13 18 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
14 17 (0.65%) Terminal Server
15 14 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
16 13 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 9 (0.34%) VMware Server
18 8 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
18 8 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 119 (4.52%) SCCM
2 74 (2.81%) Backup Exec
3 65 (2.47%) SCOM
4 49 (1.86%) Puppet
5 38 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
6 36 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 35 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 33 (1.25%) NetBackup
9 29 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
10 23 (0.87%) WSUS
11 21 (0.80%) Tivoli
12 18 (0.68%) MOM
13 17 (0.65%) Ansible
14 11 (0.42%) Opsview
15 8 (0.30%) SCOrch
16 7 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 7 (0.27%) Data Guard
17 6 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
17 6 (0.23%) CA Spectrum
17 6 (0.23%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 1196 (45.42%) Microsoft
2 634 (24.08%) VMware
3 407 (15.46%) Citrix
4 324 (12.31%) Cisco
5 317 (12.04%) Oracle
6 170 (6.46%) HP
7 143 (5.43%) IBM
8 96 (3.65%) Symantec
9 87 (3.30%) NetApp
10 64 (2.43%) Red Hat
11 48 (1.82%) Dell
12 47 (1.79%) EMC
13 44 (1.67%) Apple
14 40 (1.52%) Sophos
15 34 (1.29%) CheckPoint
15 34 (1.29%) 3PAR
16 30 (1.14%) SolarWinds
17 28 (1.06%) Veritas
17 28 (1.06%) SAP
18 27 (1.03%) Veeam
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