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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1379 1350 1764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.97% 18.63% 19.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.34% 63.26% 64.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 1177 1492
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
2177 2134 2744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.36% 29.45% 30.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1783 1820 2269
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +2 444 £35,000 +7.69% 52
Cambridgeshire +2 391 £37,500 - 64
Essex -1 235 £40,000 -5.88% 14
Bedfordshire -5 181 £40,000 -11.11% 25
Suffolk +13 115 £40,000 +14.28% 16
Norfolk -3 27 £25,000 -23.07% 12
East Anglia - 1 - - 1
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1269 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 808 (27.63%) Active Directory
3 763 (26.09%) SQL Server
4 759 (25.96%) SQL
5 724 (24.76%) VMware
6 712 (24.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 648 (22.16%) MS Excel
8 615 (21.03%) Linux
9 586 (20.04%) .NET
10 575 (19.66%) C#
11 523 (17.89%) Citrix
12 503 (17.20%) MS Exchange
13 491 (16.79%) MS Office
14 468 (16.01%) VMware Infrastructure
15 430 (14.71%) Degree
16 425 (14.53%) Microsoft Certification
17 418 (14.30%) Firewall
18 410 (14.02%) Windows Server 2003
19 391 (13.37%) ITIL
20 380 (13.00%) TCP/IP
21 376 (12.86%) DNS
22 355 (12.14%) Cisco
23 347 (11.87%) ASP.NET
24 341 (11.66%) Finance
25 337 (11.53%) UNIX
26 333 (11.39%) Windows 7
27 330 (11.29%) Oracle
28 310 (10.60%) SAN
29 308 (10.53%) Java
30 279 (9.54%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 503 (17.20%) MS Exchange
2 279 (9.54%) SharePoint
3 259 (8.86%) IIS
4 243 (8.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 136 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 88 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 79 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 77 (2.63%) Apache
9 75 (2.56%) Tomcat
10 73 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 67 (2.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 67 (2.29%) Lync
12 65 (2.22%) WebSphere
13 63 (2.15%) SharePoint Server
14 57 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
15 54 (1.85%) Lotus Domino
16 44 (1.50%) IBM HTTP Server
17 35 (1.20%) MQSeries
18 33 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
18 33 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 648 (22.16%) MS Excel
2 491 (16.79%) MS Office
3 27 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.44%) MS Project
7 7 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.24%) Mingle
8 6 (0.21%) Simulink
9 5 (0.17%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.14%) PaintShop Pro
10 4 (0.14%) RoboHelp
10 4 (0.14%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.10%) FrameMaker
11 3 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.034%) InDesign
12 1 (0.034%) DOC1
12 1 (0.034%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.034%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.034%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 37 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.92%) assyst
3 21 (0.72%) Magento
4 20 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
5 13 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
5 13 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.31%) AWD
8 8 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.27%) SunGard APT
8 8 (0.27%) FastVal
9 5 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
10 4 (0.14%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.14%) Sage 200
11 3 (0.10%) Visualfiles
12 2 (0.068%) SAP FI
12 2 (0.068%) SalesLogix
12 2 (0.068%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.034%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 102 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 99 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
3 91 (3.11%) Office 365
4 43 (1.47%) SaaS
5 18 (0.62%) Google Apps
6 16 (0.55%) PaaS
7 15 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (0.44%) IaaS
9 8 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.14%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.068%) IBM SmartCloud
12 1 (0.034%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.034%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 418 (14.30%) Firewall
2 380 (13.00%) TCP/IP
3 376 (12.86%) DNS
4 310 (10.60%) SAN
5 272 (9.30%) DHCP
6 253 (8.65%) LAN
7 237 (8.11%) WAN
8 190 (6.50%) VPN
9 153 (5.23%) Internet
10 93 (3.18%) HTTP
11 82 (2.80%) VoIP
12 75 (2.56%) NAS
13 65 (2.22%) FTP
14 60 (2.05%) VLAN
14 60 (2.05%) Network Security
15 55 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
16 54 (1.85%) Wireless
17 46 (1.57%) SSL
18 44 (1.50%) MPLS
19 40 (1.37%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 763 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 225 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 123 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 112 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 101 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 99 (3.39%) Oracle Database
6 99 (3.39%) MySQL
7 83 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 49 (1.68%) DB2
9 44 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 44 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 42 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
11 41 (1.40%) RDBMS
12 40 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
13 39 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
13 39 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 33 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
14 33 (1.13%) DTS
15 30 (1.03%) NoSQL
16 26 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 174 (5.95%) Visual Studio
2 121 (4.14%) Subversion
3 112 (3.83%) NUnit
4 100 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 96 (3.28%) Moq
6 83 (2.84%) MSTest
7 80 (2.74%) Rhino Mocks
8 55 (1.88%) Git (software)
9 31 (1.06%) TeamCity
10 28 (0.96%) Selenium
11 25 (0.85%) Eclipse
12 20 (0.68%) JIRA
13 16 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 16 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
14 15 (0.51%) JUnit
14 15 (0.51%) Jenkins
15 13 (0.44%) Hudson
16 12 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
17 10 (0.34%) MSBuild
17 10 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 341 (11.66%) Finance
2 115 (3.93%) Retail
3 95 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 82 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 69 (2.36%) Marketing
6 43 (1.47%) Back Office
7 40 (1.37%) Electronics
8 39 (1.33%) Law
9 33 (1.13%) Legal
10 29 (0.99%) Banking
11 26 (0.89%) Automotive
12 25 (0.85%) Military
13 17 (0.58%) Games
14 14 (0.48%) Multimedia
15 13 (0.44%) Publishing
16 12 (0.41%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.34%) Advertising
18 9 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
19 8 (0.27%) Aerospace
20 4 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 575 (19.66%) Developer
2 467 (15.97%) Analyst
3 329 (11.25%) Support Engineer
4 273 (9.34%) Support Analyst
5 262 (8.96%) Administrator
6 181 (6.19%) .NET Developer
7 165 (5.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 151 (5.16%) Systems Administrator
8 151 (5.16%) IT Support
9 146 (4.99%) Architect
10 142 (4.86%) Software Engineer
11 138 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support
12 136 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
12 136 (4.65%) C# Developer
13 120 (4.10%) DBA
14 108 (3.69%) Junior
15 104 (3.56%) Technical Support
16 102 (3.49%) Consultant
16 102 (3.49%) Network Engineer
16 102 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 586 (20.04%) .NET
2 347 (11.87%) ASP.NET
3 252 (8.62%) Web Services
4 245 (8.38%) HTML
5 197 (6.74%) WPF
6 185 (6.33%) WCF
7 174 (5.95%) WinForms
8 161 (5.51%) XML
9 154 (5.27%) CSS
10 152 (5.20%) .NET Framework
11 131 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 90 (3.08%) Middleware
13 81 (2.77%) jQuery
14 79 (2.70%) Silverlight
15 72 (2.46%) Unity DI Container
16 70 (2.39%) Spring.NET
16 70 (2.39%) Castle Windsor
16 70 (2.39%) Ninject
17 67 (2.29%) HTML5
18 61 (2.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 193 (6.60%) Computer Science
2 102 (3.49%) Blackberry
2 102 (3.49%) Clustering
3 93 (3.18%) Mathematics
4 89 (3.04%) Management Information System
5 70 (2.39%) Inversion of Control
6 67 (2.29%) Replication
7 53 (1.81%) PKI
8 46 (1.57%) Mobile App
9 40 (1.37%) Client/Server
10 37 (1.27%) SecurID
11 34 (1.16%) Firmware
12 30 (1.03%) Open Source
13 29 (0.99%) N-Tier
14 25 (0.85%) Cryptography
15 22 (0.75%) Thin Client
15 22 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
15 22 (0.75%) Fat Client
15 22 (0.75%) Embedded Systems
16 18 (0.62%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 712 (24.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 615 (21.03%) Linux
3 410 (14.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 337 (11.53%) UNIX
5 333 (11.39%) Windows 7
6 279 (9.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 253 (8.65%) Windows XP
8 142 (4.86%) Android
9 101 (3.45%) Windows 8
10 86 (2.94%) Windows Vista
10 86 (2.94%) Solaris
11 85 (2.91%) Apple iOS
12 75 (2.56%) AIX
13 70 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 60 (2.05%) Windows Phone
15 46 (1.57%) Windows Phone 8
16 41 (1.40%) VMS
17 31 (1.06%) Mac OS X
18 23 (0.79%) Windows 2000
19 22 (0.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (13.37%) ITIL
2 249 (8.52%) Software Engineering
3 230 (7.87%) MVC
4 178 (6.09%) TDD
5 171 (5.85%) Scrum
6 168 (5.75%) OO
6 168 (5.75%) E-Commerce
7 147 (5.03%) Project Management
8 141 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
9 129 (4.41%) Multithreading
10 127 (4.34%) Disaster Recovery
11 114 (3.90%) Migration
12 112 (3.83%) Service Delivery
13 110 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
14 102 (3.49%) MVVM
15 97 (3.32%) Performance Tuning
16 91 (3.11%) CRM
17 83 (2.84%) OOP
18 80 (2.74%) Problem Management
19 76 (2.60%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 759 (25.96%) SQL
2 575 (19.66%) C#
3 308 (10.53%) Java
4 259 (8.86%) JavaScript
5 212 (7.25%) C++
6 189 (6.46%) T-SQL
7 179 (6.12%) PowerShell
8 150 (5.13%) Python
9 139 (4.75%) C
10 128 (4.38%) Perl
11 116 (3.97%) VB.NET
12 83 (2.84%) VB
13 77 (2.63%) Bash Shell
14 74 (2.53%) PHP
15 73 (2.50%) Shell Script
16 52 (1.78%) VBScript
17 48 (1.64%) PL/SQL
18 26 (0.89%) Ruby
19 24 (0.82%) Objective-C
20 23 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 430 (14.71%) Degree
2 425 (14.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 230 (7.87%) MCSE
4 152 (5.20%) MCITP
5 142 (4.86%) MCP
6 130 (4.45%) Cisco Certification
7 107 (3.66%) CCNA
8 93 (3.18%) Security Cleared
9 92 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 91 (3.11%) MCTS
11 84 (2.87%) MCSA
12 61 (2.09%) CCNP
13 50 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
13 50 (1.71%) SC Cleared
14 48 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
15 45 (1.54%) ISEB
16 41 (1.40%) MCSD
17 34 (1.16%) MCAD
18 31 (1.06%) CCA
19 26 (0.89%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (4.27%) SLA
2 97 (3.32%) QA
3 17 (0.58%) ISO 9000
4 10 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 7 (0.24%) GAMP
5 7 (0.24%) GCP
5 7 (0.24%) GMP
5 7 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.17%) JSP 440
7 4 (0.14%) HL7
7 4 (0.14%) DICOM
8 3 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.068%) COBIT
10 1 (0.034%) WCAG
10 1 (0.034%) WAI
10 1 (0.034%) TickIT
10 1 (0.034%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 808 (27.63%) Active Directory
2 468 (16.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 262 (8.96%) Hyper-V
4 203 (6.94%) XenApp
5 131 (4.48%) vSphere
6 84 (2.87%) VMware ESX
7 77 (2.63%) XenDesktop
8 59 (2.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 53 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
10 39 (1.33%) Terminal Services
11 37 (1.27%) Xen
12 34 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
13 26 (0.89%) ISA Server
14 24 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
14 24 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
15 23 (0.79%) XenServer
15 23 (0.79%) KVM
16 17 (0.58%) NFS
17 16 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
18 13 (0.44%) UAG
Systems Management
1 94 (3.21%) SCCM
2 90 (3.08%) Backup Exec
3 48 (1.64%) Puppet
4 43 (1.47%) SCOM
5 41 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
7 21 (0.72%) HP SIM
8 17 (0.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 16 (0.55%) MOM
9 16 (0.55%) NetBackup
9 16 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 15 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
11 14 (0.48%) Nagios
11 14 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
12 12 (0.41%) Tivoli
13 11 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 10 (0.34%) Data Guard
14 10 (0.34%) WSUS
15 8 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 7 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1269 (43.40%) Microsoft
2 724 (24.76%) VMware
3 523 (17.89%) Citrix
4 355 (12.14%) Cisco
5 330 (11.29%) Oracle
6 154 (5.27%) NetApp
7 138 (4.72%) HP
8 112 (3.83%) Symantec
9 106 (3.63%) IBM
10 69 (2.36%) Dell
11 63 (2.15%) EMC
12 60 (2.05%) Lotus
13 58 (1.98%) CheckPoint
13 58 (1.98%) McAfee
14 53 (1.81%) SAP
15 51 (1.74%) Red Hat
16 40 (1.37%) Apple
17 38 (1.30%) Clearswift
18 32 (1.09%) Google
19 30 (1.03%) Avaya
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