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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1414 1450 1547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 18.32% 17.81% 19.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.18% 62.34% 65.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1079 1227 1365
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2044 2326 2355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.48% 28.57% 30.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1915 2006
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Hertfordshire +3 532 £39,750 +13.57% 55
Cambridgeshire +5 358 £38,500 +2.66% 57
Essex -4 216 £37,500 -11.76% 33
Bedfordshire -5 170 £40,000 -5.88% 25
Suffolk -5 102 £35,000 -6.66% 12
Norfolk +1 39 £27,000 +1.88% 4
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1298 (45.43%) Microsoft
2 972 (34.02%) Active Directory
3 877 (30.70%) SQL Server
4 844 (29.54%) VMware
5 829 (29.02%) SQL
6 754 (26.39%) Linux
7 679 (23.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 644 (22.54%) MS Excel
9 606 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 576 (20.16%) MS Exchange
11 542 (18.97%) .NET
12 518 (18.13%) Citrix
13 497 (17.40%) VMware Infrastructure
14 489 (17.12%) ITIL
15 475 (16.63%) C#
16 432 (15.12%) Degree
17 403 (14.11%) Microsoft Certification
18 399 (13.97%) DNS
19 361 (12.64%) MS Office
20 342 (11.97%) Firewall
21 340 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
22 339 (11.87%) ASP.NET
23 337 (11.80%) Windows Server 2003
24 334 (11.69%) SAN
25 329 (11.52%) HTML
25 329 (11.52%) Java
25 329 (11.52%) Windows 7
26 328 (11.48%) JavaScript
27 317 (11.10%) Cisco
27 317 (11.10%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 576 (20.16%) MS Exchange
2 306 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 277 (9.70%) SharePoint
4 261 (9.14%) IIS
5 181 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 132 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 114 (3.99%) Tomcat
8 111 (3.89%) Lync
9 109 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2013
10 89 (3.12%) Apache
11 83 (2.91%) WebSphere
12 80 (2.80%) JBoss
13 49 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
14 45 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
14 45 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 41 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
16 34 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
17 32 (1.12%) WebLogic
18 24 (0.84%) IBM Notes
18 24 (0.84%) OpenStack
Applications
1 644 (22.54%) MS Excel
2 361 (12.64%) MS Office
3 30 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.28%) Mingle
6 5 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.14%) MS Project
7 4 (0.14%) S-PLUS
7 4 (0.14%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.070%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.070%) HipChat
8 2 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.070%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.035%) Simulink
9 1 (0.035%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 27 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.63%) AWD
3 11 (0.39%) Magento
4 9 (0.32%) assyst
5 8 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.21%) Maximo
6 6 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.18%) SAP Business One
7 5 (0.18%) CA PPM
8 4 (0.14%) Tridion
9 3 (0.11%) CODA-Financials
9 3 (0.11%) Cognos Planning
9 3 (0.11%) SunGard AvantGard
10 2 (0.070%) Line 50
10 2 (0.070%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.070%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.070%) Sage 200
11 1 (0.035%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 192 (6.72%) Office 365
2 127 (4.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (0.88%) SaaS
6 24 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 16 (0.56%) PaaS
8 14 (0.49%) IBM SmartCloud
9 12 (0.42%) IaaS
10 10 (0.35%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.070%) IBM PureFlex
12 2 (0.070%) Heroku
13 1 (0.035%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.035%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.035%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.035%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.035%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 399 (13.97%) DNS
2 342 (11.97%) Firewall
3 334 (11.69%) SAN
4 317 (11.10%) DHCP
5 302 (10.57%) TCP/IP
6 228 (7.98%) WAN
7 206 (7.21%) LAN
8 173 (6.06%) VPN
9 101 (3.54%) Internet
10 80 (2.80%) VLAN
11 67 (2.35%) VoIP
12 62 (2.17%) LDAP
12 62 (2.17%) SSL
12 62 (2.17%) Wireless
13 61 (2.14%) HTTP
14 51 (1.79%) FTP
15 48 (1.68%) NAS
16 37 (1.30%) MPLS
17 35 (1.23%) iSCSI
18 32 (1.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 877 (30.70%) SQL Server
2 172 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 128 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 123 (4.31%) MySQL
5 115 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 87 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 86 (3.01%) Relational Database
8 85 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 50 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 50 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
10 42 (1.47%) DB2
11 41 (1.44%) Oracle Database
12 31 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
13 28 (0.98%) MS Access
14 23 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
15 22 (0.77%) RDBMS
15 22 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 19 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
16 19 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
17 15 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 108 (3.78%) Visual Studio
2 94 (3.29%) Subversion
3 85 (2.98%) Jenkins
4 70 (2.45%) Selenium
4 70 (2.45%) Git (software)
5 60 (2.10%) Moq
6 58 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 53 (1.86%) TeamCity
8 52 (1.82%) NUnit
9 49 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
10 33 (1.16%) MSTest
10 33 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
11 32 (1.12%) JIRA
12 26 (0.91%) SpecFlow
13 23 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 20 (0.70%) JUnit
15 16 (0.56%) Eclipse
16 12 (0.42%) ReSharper
17 11 (0.39%) CruiseControl
17 11 (0.39%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 309 (10.82%) Finance
2 83 (2.91%) Telecoms
3 72 (2.52%) Retail
4 60 (2.10%) Banking
5 51 (1.79%) Marketing
6 43 (1.51%) Legal
6 43 (1.51%) Manufacturing
7 40 (1.40%) Electronics
8 39 (1.37%) Automotive
9 28 (0.98%) Publishing
10 25 (0.88%) Games
11 20 (0.70%) Law
12 12 (0.42%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.39%) Back Office
14 9 (0.32%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.25%) Arabic Language
15 7 (0.25%) French Language
15 7 (0.25%) Russian Language
16 6 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 489 (17.12%) Developer
2 437 (15.30%) Analyst
3 297 (10.40%) Support Engineer
4 253 (8.86%) Support Analyst
5 208 (7.28%) Software Engineer
6 178 (6.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 163 (5.71%) Administrator
8 138 (4.83%) Consultant
9 136 (4.76%) Architect
10 133 (4.66%) .NET Developer
11 127 (4.45%) 3rd Line Support
12 122 (4.27%) Senior Developer
13 110 (3.85%) C# Developer
13 110 (3.85%) IT Support
14 109 (3.82%) Software Developer
15 104 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
16 102 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
17 99 (3.47%) Systems Administrator
18 87 (3.05%) C# .NET Developer
19 82 (2.87%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 542 (18.97%) .NET
2 339 (11.87%) ASP.NET
3 329 (11.52%) HTML
4 220 (7.70%) CSS
5 203 (7.11%) Web Services
6 163 (5.71%) jQuery
7 162 (5.67%) XML
8 154 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 144 (5.04%) .NET Framework
10 135 (4.73%) HTML5
11 114 (3.99%) WCF
12 83 (2.91%) Entity Framework
13 81 (2.84%) CSS3
14 80 (2.80%) J2EE
15 77 (2.70%) Ajax
16 74 (2.59%) WinForms
17 73 (2.56%) WPF
18 69 (2.42%) AngularJS
19 52 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
20 46 (1.61%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 211 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
2 163 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 161 (5.64%) Data Centre
4 111 (3.89%) Blackberry
4 111 (3.89%) Clustering
5 109 (3.82%) Replication
6 96 (3.36%) Mathematics
7 91 (3.19%) Management Information System
8 58 (2.03%) Client/Server
9 41 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
10 37 (1.30%) Thin Client
10 37 (1.30%) Fat Client
11 36 (1.26%) CMDB
12 34 (1.19%) iSeries
13 31 (1.09%) AS400
13 31 (1.09%) Pocket PC
14 27 (0.95%) FMCG
15 26 (0.91%) N-Tier
15 26 (0.91%) User Experience
16 22 (0.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 754 (26.39%) Linux
2 679 (23.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 606 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 337 (11.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 329 (11.52%) Windows 7
6 244 (8.54%) UNIX
7 180 (6.30%) Android
8 179 (6.27%) Windows XP
9 145 (5.08%) Windows 8
10 122 (4.27%) Apple iOS
11 73 (2.56%) AIX
12 65 (2.28%) Solaris
12 65 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 57 (2.00%) Mac OS X
14 54 (1.89%) Windows 2000
15 39 (1.37%) Windows Vista
16 30 (1.05%) Debian
17 27 (0.95%) Data ONTAP
18 26 (0.91%) CentOS
19 18 (0.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (17.12%) ITIL
2 340 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
3 269 (9.42%) Software Engineering
4 242 (8.47%) MVC
5 189 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 161 (5.64%) Scrum
7 151 (5.29%) SDLC
8 146 (5.11%) TDD
9 139 (4.87%) Mentoring
10 137 (4.80%) Project Management
11 132 (4.62%) OO
12 115 (4.03%) Migration
13 113 (3.96%) Change Management
14 101 (3.54%) Continuous Integration
15 99 (3.47%) Service Delivery
16 88 (3.08%) Web Development
17 87 (3.05%) Performance Tuning
18 82 (2.87%) Configuration Management
19 81 (2.84%) Information Security
20 80 (2.80%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 829 (29.02%) SQL
2 475 (16.63%) C#
3 329 (11.52%) Java
4 328 (11.48%) JavaScript
5 239 (8.37%) C++
5 239 (8.37%) PowerShell
6 225 (7.88%) C
7 148 (5.18%) Python
8 146 (5.11%) Perl
9 120 (4.20%) T-SQL
10 113 (3.96%) Bash Shell
11 87 (3.05%) VB
12 74 (2.59%) PHP
13 66 (2.31%) Objective-C
14 65 (2.28%) VB.NET
15 60 (2.10%) VBScript
16 37 (1.30%) PL/SQL
17 36 (1.26%) Shell Script
18 27 (0.95%) Ruby
18 27 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 432 (15.12%) Degree
2 403 (14.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 230 (8.05%) MCSE
4 175 (6.13%) MCP
5 161 (5.64%) MCSA
6 113 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
7 99 (3.47%) CCNA
8 94 (3.29%) MCITP
9 85 (2.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 70 (2.45%) Security Cleared
11 65 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
12 42 (1.47%) SC Cleared
13 37 (1.30%) MCTS
14 34 (1.19%) ISEB
15 31 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
15 31 (1.09%) CCNP
16 27 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 23 (0.81%) ISTQB
18 22 (0.77%) CCA
19 20 (0.70%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (6.30%) SLA
2 65 (2.28%) QA
3 27 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 5 (0.18%) GMP
7 2 (0.070%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.070%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.035%) WAI
8 1 (0.035%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.035%) DO-178B
System Software
1 972 (34.02%) Active Directory
2 497 (17.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 253 (8.86%) Hyper-V
4 178 (6.23%) vSphere
5 163 (5.71%) VMware ESX
6 147 (5.15%) XenApp
7 81 (2.84%) XenDesktop
8 79 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
9 74 (2.59%) Terminal Services
10 49 (1.72%) Firmware
11 42 (1.47%) vCloud
12 32 (1.12%) XenServer
13 21 (0.74%) Terminal Server
14 18 (0.63%) Xen
15 15 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 14 (0.49%) ISA Server
16 14 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
17 12 (0.42%) Postfix
18 10 (0.35%) NFS
19 9 (0.32%) qmail
Systems Management
1 162 (5.67%) SCCM
2 78 (2.73%) SCOM
3 72 (2.52%) Backup Exec
4 48 (1.68%) WSUS
4 48 (1.68%) Puppet
5 43 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
7 32 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 30 (1.05%) Tivoli
9 28 (0.98%) NetBackup
10 20 (0.70%) Nagios
11 16 (0.56%) Ansible
12 14 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
13 10 (0.35%) HAProxy
13 10 (0.35%) Nessus
13 10 (0.35%) MOM
14 9 (0.32%) AirWatch
15 8 (0.28%) systemd
15 8 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
16 6 (0.21%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1298 (45.43%) Microsoft
2 844 (29.54%) VMware
3 518 (18.13%) Citrix
4 317 (11.10%) Cisco
5 306 (10.71%) Oracle
6 200 (7.00%) HP
7 149 (5.22%) IBM
8 99 (3.47%) CheckPoint
9 79 (2.77%) Symantec
10 74 (2.59%) NetApp
11 73 (2.56%) Red Hat
12 67 (2.35%) Apple
13 64 (2.24%) Sophos
14 55 (1.93%) Dell
14 55 (1.93%) F5
15 53 (1.86%) 3PAR
16 44 (1.54%) SolarWinds
17 43 (1.51%) Juniper
18 37 (1.30%) BMC
19 35 (1.23%) SAP
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