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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1376 1353 1733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 18.10% 18.90% 18.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.97% 61.25% 63.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 1177 1467
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
2185 2209 2746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.73% 30.86% 29.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1783 1886 2284
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +5 457 £35,000 +6.87% 47
Cambridgeshire +2 415 £37,500 - 64
Essex -3 207 £39,000 -8.23% 26
Bedfordshire -7 175 £38,500 -14.44% 23
Suffolk +8 108 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Norfolk -7 27 £25,000 -23.07% 14
East Anglia 0 1 - - 1
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1251 (43.68%) Microsoft
2 808 (28.21%) Active Directory
3 719 (25.10%) VMware
4 698 (24.37%) SQL Server
5 694 (24.23%) SQL
6 677 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 642 (22.42%) MS Excel
8 596 (20.81%) Linux
9 551 (19.24%) .NET
10 537 (18.75%) C#
11 502 (17.53%) Citrix
12 476 (16.62%) MS Office
13 467 (16.31%) MS Exchange
14 462 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
15 404 (14.11%) ITIL
16 403 (14.07%) Firewall
16 403 (14.07%) Degree
17 401 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
18 381 (13.30%) Windows Server 2003
19 360 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
20 344 (12.01%) DNS
21 341 (11.91%) TCP/IP
21 341 (11.91%) Cisco
22 335 (11.70%) Windows 7
23 332 (11.59%) ASP.NET
24 330 (11.52%) UNIX
25 329 (11.49%) Finance
26 325 (11.35%) Oracle
27 288 (10.06%) Java
27 288 (10.06%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 467 (16.31%) MS Exchange
2 255 (8.90%) SharePoint
3 253 (8.83%) IIS
4 210 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 127 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 84 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 75 (2.62%) Apache
7 75 (2.62%) Tomcat
8 70 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 69 (2.41%) WebSphere
10 68 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 65 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
12 61 (2.13%) Lync
13 60 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
13 60 (2.09%) WebSphere Application Server
14 49 (1.71%) Lotus Domino
15 44 (1.54%) IBM HTTP Server
16 34 (1.19%) MQSeries
16 34 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
17 29 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 642 (22.42%) MS Excel
2 476 (16.62%) MS Office
3 29 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.52%) MS Project
6 11 (0.38%) Mingle
7 10 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.24%) PaintShop Pro
8 7 (0.24%) RoboHelp
8 7 (0.24%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.21%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.21%) FrameMaker
10 5 (0.17%) Simulink
11 4 (0.14%) PowerPivot
12 1 (0.035%) InDesign
12 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.035%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.035%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 33 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.70%) assyst
3 16 (0.56%) Magento
4 14 (0.49%) Oracle CRM
5 13 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.31%) AWD
8 8 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.14%) Visualfiles
9 4 (0.14%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.14%) RiskWrite
10 3 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.070%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.070%) SalesLogix
11 2 (0.070%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.070%) Oracle 11i
11 2 (0.070%) SAP FI
11 2 (0.070%) FastVal
11 2 (0.070%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 110 (3.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 91 (3.18%) Office 365
2 91 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (1.40%) SaaS
4 18 (0.63%) Google Apps
5 16 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.52%) PaaS
7 13 (0.45%) IaaS
7 13 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.14%) CloudFront
9 4 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.070%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.035%) GitHub
11 1 (0.035%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.035%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 403 (14.07%) Firewall
2 344 (12.01%) DNS
3 341 (11.91%) TCP/IP
4 288 (10.06%) SAN
5 246 (8.59%) DHCP
6 236 (8.24%) LAN
7 231 (8.07%) WAN
8 172 (6.01%) VPN
9 148 (5.17%) Internet
10 96 (3.35%) VoIP
11 89 (3.11%) HTTP
12 67 (2.34%) FTP
12 67 (2.34%) NAS
13 61 (2.13%) Wireless
14 57 (1.99%) Network Security
15 53 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
16 51 (1.78%) MPLS
17 50 (1.75%) VLAN
18 43 (1.50%) SSL
19 37 (1.29%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 698 (24.37%) SQL Server
2 209 (7.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 112 (3.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 102 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 98 (3.42%) Oracle Database
5 98 (3.42%) Relational Database
6 88 (3.07%) MySQL
7 72 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 49 (1.71%) DB2
9 48 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
10 46 (1.61%) RDBMS
11 45 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
12 44 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
13 39 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 39 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
14 30 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
15 28 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
16 26 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
16 26 (0.91%) DTS
17 22 (0.77%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 157 (5.48%) Visual Studio
2 114 (3.98%) Subversion
3 98 (3.42%) NUnit
4 86 (3.00%) Moq
5 84 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 74 (2.58%) MSTest
7 72 (2.51%) Rhino Mocks
8 63 (2.20%) Git (software)
9 38 (1.33%) TeamCity
10 27 (0.94%) Eclipse
10 27 (0.94%) Selenium
11 24 (0.84%) JIRA
12 22 (0.77%) Jenkins
13 18 (0.63%) JUnit
14 15 (0.52%) Hudson
15 12 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
15 12 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
16 11 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
16 11 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 10 (0.35%) Maven
General
1 329 (11.49%) Finance
2 109 (3.81%) Retail
3 86 (3.00%) Manufacturing
4 84 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 68 (2.37%) Marketing
6 50 (1.75%) Back Office
7 43 (1.50%) Law
8 38 (1.33%) Electronics
9 32 (1.12%) Legal
10 23 (0.80%) Banking
11 22 (0.77%) Military
12 20 (0.70%) Automotive
13 19 (0.66%) Games
14 17 (0.59%) Publishing
15 14 (0.49%) Multimedia
16 11 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 11 (0.38%) Advertising
17 8 (0.28%) Aerospace
18 7 (0.24%) Financial Institution
19 4 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 541 (18.89%) Developer
2 461 (16.10%) Analyst
3 328 (11.45%) Support Engineer
4 271 (9.46%) Support Analyst
5 247 (8.62%) Administrator
6 168 (5.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 165 (5.76%) .NET Developer
8 150 (5.24%) IT Support
9 141 (4.92%) Architect
10 137 (4.78%) Software Engineer
11 135 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
12 134 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support
13 131 (4.57%) 3rd Line Support
14 127 (4.43%) C# Developer
15 116 (4.05%) DBA
16 107 (3.74%) Junior
17 104 (3.63%) Consultant
18 103 (3.60%) Technical Support
19 102 (3.56%) Network Engineer
20 95 (3.32%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 551 (19.24%) .NET
2 332 (11.59%) ASP.NET
3 245 (8.55%) HTML
4 231 (8.07%) Web Services
5 162 (5.66%) WPF
6 158 (5.52%) WCF
7 152 (5.31%) CSS
8 151 (5.27%) WinForms
9 150 (5.24%) XML
10 137 (4.78%) .NET Framework
11 121 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 82 (2.86%) jQuery
13 81 (2.83%) Middleware
14 71 (2.48%) HTML5
15 68 (2.37%) Silverlight
16 60 (2.09%) Unity DI Container
17 58 (2.03%) Spring.NET
17 58 (2.03%) Castle Windsor
17 58 (2.03%) Ninject
18 57 (1.99%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 197 (6.88%) Computer Science
2 134 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (3.56%) Mathematics
4 93 (3.25%) Blackberry
5 88 (3.07%) Clustering
6 75 (2.62%) Management Information System
7 58 (2.03%) Inversion of Control
7 58 (2.03%) Replication
8 53 (1.85%) PKI
9 50 (1.75%) Mobile App
10 36 (1.26%) Client/Server
11 34 (1.19%) SecurID
12 33 (1.15%) Open Source
13 26 (0.91%) Firmware
14 25 (0.87%) User Experience
14 25 (0.87%) Cryptography
15 24 (0.84%) N-Tier
16 22 (0.77%) Fat Client
16 22 (0.77%) Thin Client
16 22 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 677 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 596 (20.81%) Linux
3 381 (13.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 335 (11.70%) Windows 7
5 330 (11.52%) UNIX
6 278 (9.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 270 (9.43%) Windows XP
8 134 (4.68%) Android
9 107 (3.74%) Windows 8
10 83 (2.90%) Solaris
11 82 (2.86%) Windows Vista
12 80 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 76 (2.65%) Apple iOS
14 68 (2.37%) AIX
15 51 (1.78%) Windows Phone
16 42 (1.47%) Windows Phone 8
17 38 (1.33%) VMS
18 30 (1.05%) Mac OS X
19 24 (0.84%) CentOS
20 21 (0.73%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (14.11%) ITIL
2 360 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (8.24%) Software Engineering
4 220 (7.68%) MVC
5 162 (5.66%) E-Commerce
6 158 (5.52%) Scrum
7 157 (5.48%) TDD
8 151 (5.27%) OO
9 141 (4.92%) Project Management
10 125 (4.36%) Migration
11 121 (4.22%) Disaster Recovery
12 109 (3.81%) Service Delivery
13 108 (3.77%) Multithreading
14 98 (3.42%) Continuous Integration
14 98 (3.42%) Mentoring
15 88 (3.07%) MVVM
16 87 (3.04%) Performance Tuning
17 83 (2.90%) CRM
18 76 (2.65%) OOP
19 74 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 694 (24.23%) SQL
2 537 (18.75%) C#
3 288 (10.06%) Java
4 250 (8.73%) JavaScript
5 203 (7.09%) C++
6 192 (6.70%) PowerShell
7 164 (5.73%) T-SQL
8 145 (5.06%) Python
9 144 (5.03%) C
10 126 (4.40%) Perl
11 111 (3.88%) VB.NET
12 77 (2.69%) Bash Shell
13 76 (2.65%) VB
14 68 (2.37%) PHP
15 64 (2.23%) Shell Script
16 47 (1.64%) PL/SQL
17 46 (1.61%) VBScript
18 32 (1.12%) Ruby
19 22 (0.77%) VBA
20 21 (0.73%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 403 (14.07%) Degree
2 401 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 212 (7.40%) MCSE
4 147 (5.13%) MCITP
5 126 (4.40%) MCP
6 120 (4.19%) Cisco Certification
7 97 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 90 (3.14%) Security Cleared
8 90 (3.14%) CCNA
9 86 (3.00%) MCTS
10 71 (2.48%) MCSA
11 63 (2.20%) CCNP
12 54 (1.89%) SC Cleared
13 51 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
14 46 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
15 43 (1.50%) ISEB
16 33 (1.15%) MCSD
17 29 (1.01%) NCDA
17 29 (1.01%) CCA
18 27 (0.94%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (4.36%) SLA
2 86 (3.00%) QA
3 17 (0.59%) ISO 9000
4 10 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.14%) HL7
6 4 (0.14%) DICOM
6 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.14%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 3 (0.10%) GAMP
7 3 (0.10%) GCP
7 3 (0.10%) GMP
8 1 (0.035%) TickIT
8 1 (0.035%) WCAG
8 1 (0.035%) WAI
System Software
1 808 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 462 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 247 (8.62%) Hyper-V
4 184 (6.42%) XenApp
5 122 (4.26%) vSphere
6 78 (2.72%) VMware ESX
7 77 (2.69%) XenDesktop
8 54 (1.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 50 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
10 39 (1.36%) Xen
10 39 (1.36%) Terminal Services
11 32 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
12 30 (1.05%) XenServer
13 27 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
14 24 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
15 21 (0.73%) ISA Server
16 17 (0.59%) NFS
17 14 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
18 13 (0.45%) KVM
18 13 (0.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 86 (3.00%) SCCM
2 82 (2.86%) Backup Exec
3 46 (1.61%) SCOM
4 43 (1.50%) Puppet
5 36 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
5 36 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
7 22 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 21 (0.73%) HP SIM
9 19 (0.66%) MOM
10 17 (0.59%) NetBackup
11 13 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
12 12 (0.42%) Nagios
12 12 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 11 (0.38%) Tivoli
14 10 (0.35%) Data Guard
15 8 (0.28%) WSUS
15 8 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 8 (0.28%) Opsview
16 7 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1251 (43.68%) Microsoft
2 719 (25.10%) VMware
3 502 (17.53%) Citrix
4 341 (11.91%) Cisco
5 325 (11.35%) Oracle
6 155 (5.41%) NetApp
7 147 (5.13%) HP
8 111 (3.88%) IBM
9 102 (3.56%) Symantec
10 67 (2.34%) EMC
11 65 (2.27%) Dell
12 60 (2.09%) Red Hat
12 60 (2.09%) CheckPoint
13 55 (1.92%) Lotus
14 53 (1.85%) McAfee
15 46 (1.61%) SAP
16 36 (1.26%) SolarWinds
17 34 (1.19%) Clearswift
18 33 (1.15%) Apple
19 32 (1.12%) Google
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