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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 909 1255 1381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 14.58% 17.16% 18.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.24% 65.03% 62.29%
Number of salaries quoted 788 1045 1104
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,200
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +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
1509 1930 2217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 24.21% 26.39% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1266 1619 1812
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -3 308 £37,500 -2.59% 31
Cambridgeshire -2 272 £39,000 -2.50% 49
Essex 0 180 £50,000 +36.98% 20
Suffolk -4 74 £28,000 -17.03% 12
Bedfordshire -16 63 £42,500 - 14
Norfolk -25 17 £27,000 -10.00% 2
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 795 (43.21%) Microsoft
2 671 (36.47%) Windows Server
3 629 (34.18%) Active Directory
4 519 (28.21%) Linux
5 460 (25.00%) VMware
6 427 (23.21%) SQL
7 376 (20.43%) SQL Server
8 346 (18.80%) ITIL
9 340 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
10 335 (18.21%) MS Exchange
11 319 (17.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 312 (16.96%) MS Office
13 310 (16.85%) MS Excel
14 279 (15.16%) Firewall
15 278 (15.11%) Office 365
16 271 (14.73%) Citrix
17 270 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
18 267 (14.51%) .NET
19 258 (14.02%) C#
20 254 (13.80%) Degree
21 248 (13.48%) Cisco
22 247 (13.42%) Finance
23 230 (12.50%) TCP/IP
24 229 (12.45%) DNS
25 206 (11.20%) Windows 7
26 196 (10.65%) VPN
27 191 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
28 190 (10.33%) JavaScript
29 187 (10.16%) HTML
30 173 (9.40%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 335 (18.21%) MS Exchange
2 166 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 145 (7.88%) IIS
4 86 (4.67%) SharePoint
5 84 (4.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 73 (3.97%) Skype for Business
7 67 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 60 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 50 (2.72%) Apache
10 35 (1.90%) Tomcat
11 34 (1.85%) JBoss
12 19 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
12 19 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
13 17 (0.92%) Confluence
14 14 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
14 14 (0.76%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.71%) WebLogic
16 11 (0.60%) GlassFish
17 10 (0.54%) Apache Solr
17 10 (0.54%) Smallworld
Applications
1 312 (16.96%) MS Office
2 310 (16.85%) MS Excel
3 18 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.49%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.16%) GNU Octave
6 3 (0.16%) MS Project
6 3 (0.16%) Simulink
6 3 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.11%) HipChat
8 1 (0.054%) DOC1
8 1 (0.054%) InDesign
8 1 (0.054%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.054%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 20 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
3 8 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.27%) Temenos T24
5 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.22%) Remedy AR System
6 3 (0.16%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.11%) assyst
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.054%) AWD
8 1 (0.054%) Exstream
8 1 (0.054%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 278 (15.11%) Office 365
2 124 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 112 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
4 54 (2.93%) iTunes
5 32 (1.74%) PaaS
6 27 (1.47%) SaaS
7 26 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (0.92%) Mimecast
9 16 (0.87%) GitHub
10 11 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (0.49%) Google Apps
11 9 (0.49%) IaaS
12 6 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.27%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
14 4 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
15 3 (0.16%) Amazon Glacier
15 3 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 279 (15.16%) Firewall
2 230 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 229 (12.45%) DNS
4 196 (10.65%) VPN
5 166 (9.02%) DHCP
6 164 (8.91%) WAN
7 150 (8.15%) LAN
8 143 (7.77%) SAN
9 68 (3.70%) Network Security
10 66 (3.59%) Wireless
11 54 (2.93%) Internet
11 54 (2.93%) Remote Desktop
12 46 (2.50%) VLAN
12 46 (2.50%) VoIP
13 41 (2.23%) HTTP
13 41 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
14 40 (2.17%) NetScaler
15 31 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
16 30 (1.63%) iSCSI
16 30 (1.63%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 376 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 77 (4.18%) MySQL
3 62 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 40 (2.17%) Relational Database
7 26 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
8 20 (1.09%) NoSQL
9 18 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (0.87%) Redis
12 14 (0.76%) Oracle Database
13 13 (0.71%) GIS
13 13 (0.71%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (0.43%) Big Data
16 7 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
16 7 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 49 (2.66%) JIRA
2 43 (2.34%) Subversion
3 41 (2.23%) Visual Studio
4 37 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 36 (1.96%) Git (software)
6 23 (1.25%) Selenium
7 20 (1.09%) Jenkins
8 15 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
9 13 (0.71%) MSTest
10 12 (0.65%) TeamCity
11 11 (0.60%) Maven
12 10 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (0.54%) LabVIEW
12 10 (0.54%) NUnit
12 10 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 9 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 8 (0.43%) Gradle
14 8 (0.43%) Moq
15 6 (0.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 247 (13.42%) Finance
2 77 (4.18%) Telecoms
3 62 (3.37%) Retail
4 50 (2.72%) Banking
5 30 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 25 (1.36%) Aerospace
6 25 (1.36%) Law
7 21 (1.14%) Automotive
8 18 (0.98%) Games
8 18 (0.98%) Marketing
9 16 (0.87%) Publishing
10 13 (0.71%) Electronics
11 12 (0.65%) Billing
12 11 (0.60%) Front Office
12 11 (0.60%) German Language
13 10 (0.54%) Back Office
14 9 (0.49%) Local Government
15 8 (0.43%) General Ledger
15 8 (0.43%) Legal
16 7 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 299 (16.25%) Developer
2 297 (16.14%) Analyst
3 250 (13.59%) Support Engineer
4 136 (7.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 129 (7.01%) Support Analyst
6 114 (6.20%) IT Support
7 96 (5.22%) .NET Developer
8 93 (5.05%) Consultant
9 91 (4.95%) IT Engineer
10 90 (4.89%) 3rd Line Support
11 89 (4.84%) C# Developer
12 88 (4.78%) 2nd Line Support
13 87 (4.73%) Windows Engineer
14 86 (4.67%) Applications Support
15 85 (4.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 73 (3.97%) Software Developer
17 70 (3.80%) Software Engineer
18 64 (3.48%) Administrator
19 63 (3.42%) 1st Line Support
20 61 (3.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (14.51%) .NET
2 187 (10.16%) HTML
3 126 (6.85%) CSS
4 123 (6.68%) ASP.NET
5 117 (6.36%) Web Services
6 112 (6.09%) XML
7 92 (5.00%) jQuery
8 77 (4.18%) AngularJS
9 75 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 74 (4.02%) .NET Framework
11 73 (3.97%) HTML5
12 67 (3.64%) WPF
13 58 (3.15%) WCF
14 48 (2.61%) Middleware
15 37 (2.01%) CSS3
16 35 (1.90%) LINQ
17 33 (1.79%) Silverlight
18 32 (1.74%) Ajax
18 32 (1.74%) Entity Framework
19 27 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 141 (7.66%) Computer Science
2 131 (7.12%) Blackberry
3 118 (6.41%) Mathematics
4 114 (6.20%) Data Centre
5 88 (4.78%) Smartphone
6 82 (4.46%) Driving Licence
7 68 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
8 56 (3.04%) Management Information System
9 53 (2.88%) iPhone
10 50 (2.72%) Physics
10 50 (2.72%) Replication
11 45 (2.45%) User Experience
12 43 (2.34%) iPad
13 34 (1.85%) Algorithms
14 33 (1.79%) Mobile Computing
15 32 (1.74%) Clustering
16 29 (1.58%) Mobile App
17 26 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
18 18 (0.98%) CMDB
18 18 (0.98%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 671 (36.47%) Windows Server
2 519 (28.21%) Linux
3 319 (17.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 270 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 206 (11.20%) Windows 7
6 171 (9.29%) Unix
7 121 (6.58%) Windows 8
7 121 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 76 (4.13%) Windows Phone
9 73 (3.97%) Windows XP
10 70 (3.80%) Windows 10
11 69 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 66 (3.59%) Android
13 34 (1.85%) Apple iOS
14 33 (1.79%) Mac OS X
15 29 (1.58%) CentOS
16 22 (1.20%) Windows Vista
17 16 (0.87%) Solaris
18 10 (0.54%) AIX
18 10 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (18.80%) ITIL
2 191 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (7.12%) Service Delivery
4 126 (6.85%) Software Engineering
5 105 (5.71%) MVC
6 102 (5.54%) Mentoring
7 92 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 83 (4.51%) E-Commerce
9 82 (4.46%) Web Development
10 73 (3.97%) DevOps
11 69 (3.75%) Change Management
11 69 (3.75%) Migration
12 66 (3.59%) High Availability
13 65 (3.53%) Service Management
14 62 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
15 58 (3.15%) OO
15 58 (3.15%) Problem Management
16 54 (2.93%) Scrum
17 53 (2.88%) Information Security
17 53 (2.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 427 (23.21%) SQL
2 258 (14.02%) C#
3 190 (10.33%) JavaScript
4 171 (9.29%) Java
5 154 (8.37%) C++
6 116 (6.30%) PowerShell
6 116 (6.30%) Python
7 111 (6.03%) C
8 68 (3.70%) T-SQL
9 49 (2.66%) PHP
10 48 (2.61%) Perl
11 46 (2.50%) VB
12 45 (2.45%) Bash Shell
12 45 (2.45%) Shell Script
13 43 (2.34%) VB.NET
14 30 (1.63%) Ruby
15 21 (1.14%) VBScript
16 20 (1.09%) XAML
17 19 (1.03%) TypeScript
18 17 (0.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 254 (13.80%) Degree
2 173 (9.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 102 (5.54%) MCSE
4 74 (4.02%) Security Cleared
5 66 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
6 64 (3.48%) MCITP
6 64 (3.48%) SC Cleared
7 61 (3.32%) CCNA
8 60 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 44 (2.39%) MCP
10 41 (2.23%) MCSA
11 35 (1.90%) PhD
12 26 (1.41%) MCTS
13 25 (1.36%) MCDST
14 24 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
15 23 (1.25%) A+ Certification
16 21 (1.14%) CISSP
17 20 (1.09%) ISEB
18 19 (1.03%) DV Cleared
19 16 (0.87%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (5.00%) SLA
2 46 (2.50%) QA
3 38 (2.07%) PCI DSS
4 35 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.38%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.33%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.16%) ECSS
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.11%) ISO13485
10 1 (0.054%) HL7
10 1 (0.054%) MISRA
10 1 (0.054%) MISRA C
System Software
1 629 (34.18%) Active Directory
2 340 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 160 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 104 (5.65%) vSphere
5 88 (4.78%) XenApp
6 56 (3.04%) VMware ESX
7 43 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
8 42 (2.28%) XenDesktop
9 32 (1.74%) Terminal Services
9 32 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
10 26 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
11 19 (1.03%) Docker
12 18 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (0.87%) XenServer
14 14 (0.76%) NFS
15 12 (0.65%) Firmware
16 11 (0.60%) Samba
17 10 (0.54%) vCloud
18 9 (0.49%) Xen
19 8 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 137 (7.45%) SCCM
2 53 (2.88%) SCOM
3 45 (2.45%) Puppet
4 37 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (1.30%) Ansible
6 23 (1.25%) WSUS
7 21 (1.14%) Backup Exec
8 14 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 10 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
10 9 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
10 9 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (0.49%) SCVMM
11 8 (0.43%) AirWatch
11 8 (0.43%) SCDPM
12 7 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (0.33%) Nessus
13 6 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
14 5 (0.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 5 (0.27%) RSA Security Analytics
14 5 (0.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 795 (43.21%) Microsoft
2 460 (25.00%) VMware
3 271 (14.73%) Citrix
4 248 (13.48%) Cisco
5 141 (7.66%) Oracle
6 113 (6.14%) HP
7 108 (5.87%) Apple
8 74 (4.02%) Clearswift
8 74 (4.02%) Proofpoint
9 69 (3.75%) Nokia
10 56 (3.04%) CheckPoint
11 46 (2.50%) Red Hat
12 42 (2.28%) NetApp
13 41 (2.23%) Dell
14 40 (2.17%) EMC
15 34 (1.85%) IBM
16 32 (1.74%) Juniper
17 30 (1.63%) Veeam
18 29 (1.58%) Symantec
19 27 (1.47%) Remedy
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