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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1223 1381 1334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.65% 17.97% 18.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.85% 63.26% 63.19%
Number of salaries quoted 978 1130 1161
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
1886 2183 2111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 25.67% 28.41% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1550 1786 1800
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -1 407 £40,000 +14.28% 52
Cambridgeshire 0 294 £38,500 +2.66% 73
Essex -3 232 £37,500 -6.25% 20
Bedfordshire +3 167 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Suffolk -6 78 £33,000 -17.50% 13
Norfolk +15 46 £27,750 +11.00% 3
East Anglia -2 1 £40,000 -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1121 (42.51%) Microsoft
2 869 (32.95%) Active Directory
3 788 (29.88%) SQL Server
4 763 (28.93%) VMware
5 740 (28.06%) SQL
6 684 (25.94%) Linux
7 598 (22.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 533 (20.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 529 (20.06%) MS Excel
10 524 (19.87%) .NET
11 478 (18.13%) ITIL
12 476 (18.05%) MS Exchange
13 468 (17.75%) VMware Infrastructure
14 465 (17.63%) C#
15 427 (16.19%) Citrix
16 394 (14.94%) DNS
17 382 (14.49%) Degree
18 371 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
19 320 (12.14%) ASP.NET
20 314 (11.91%) DHCP
21 313 (11.87%) TCP/IP
21 313 (11.87%) Firewall
22 310 (11.76%) MS Office
23 308 (11.68%) JavaScript
24 301 (11.41%) Agile Software Development
25 298 (11.30%) Windows Server 2003
26 292 (11.07%) Finance
27 285 (10.81%) HTML
28 273 (10.35%) Windows 7
29 270 (10.24%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 476 (18.05%) MS Exchange
2 246 (9.33%) IIS
3 234 (8.87%) SharePoint
4 231 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 147 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 111 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2003
7 108 (4.10%) Tomcat
8 107 (4.06%) Apache
9 106 (4.02%) Lync
10 103 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
11 72 (2.73%) WebSphere
12 64 (2.43%) JBoss
13 44 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
14 35 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
15 33 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 31 (1.18%) Apache ServiceMix
17 30 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
18 28 (1.06%) CMS
19 26 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
20 21 (0.80%) GlassFish
Applications
1 529 (20.06%) MS Excel
2 310 (11.76%) MS Office
3 23 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.15%) Simulink
6 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.11%) MS Project
8 2 (0.076%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.076%) Mingle
8 2 (0.076%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.076%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.038%) HipChat
9 1 (0.038%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.038%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 28 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.64%) AWD
3 10 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.23%) Magento
5 5 (0.19%) Maximo
6 4 (0.15%) assyst
6 4 (0.15%) CODA-Financials
6 4 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.15%) Cognos Planning
7 3 (0.11%) SunGard AvantGard
8 2 (0.076%) Line 50
8 2 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.076%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.076%) Tridion
8 2 (0.076%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.076%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.076%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.038%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 218 (8.27%) Office 365
2 147 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 102 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (0.83%) SaaS
6 18 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 15 (0.57%) IaaS
8 14 (0.53%) PaaS
9 7 (0.27%) Google Apps
9 7 (0.27%) IBM SmartCloud
10 3 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.038%) Symantec.cloud
11 1 (0.038%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.038%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.038%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 394 (14.94%) DNS
2 314 (11.91%) DHCP
3 313 (11.87%) TCP/IP
3 313 (11.87%) Firewall
4 261 (9.90%) SAN
5 190 (7.21%) WAN
6 189 (7.17%) LAN
7 146 (5.54%) VPN
8 61 (2.31%) Wireless
9 60 (2.28%) VoIP
10 58 (2.20%) Internet
11 57 (2.16%) LDAP
12 55 (2.09%) NAS
13 54 (2.05%) VLAN
14 53 (2.01%) SSL
15 52 (1.97%) HTTP
16 47 (1.78%) iSCSI
17 45 (1.71%) FTP
18 27 (1.02%) PBX
18 27 (1.02%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 788 (29.88%) SQL Server
2 140 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 125 (4.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 106 (4.02%) MySQL
5 105 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 101 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 74 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 55 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 55 (2.09%) Relational Database
9 46 (1.74%) SQL Server 2000
10 40 (1.52%) DB2
11 32 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
12 30 (1.14%) Oracle Database
13 26 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
14 22 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 19 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (0.61%) MongoDB
17 15 (0.57%) MS Access
18 14 (0.53%) NoSQL
19 13 (0.49%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 103 (3.91%) Visual Studio
2 101 (3.83%) Subversion
3 68 (2.58%) Git (software)
4 65 (2.46%) Jenkins
5 64 (2.43%) Selenium
6 59 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 50 (1.90%) TeamCity
8 47 (1.78%) Moq
9 41 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
9 41 (1.55%) NUnit
10 32 (1.21%) Rhino Mocks
11 29 (1.10%) JIRA
12 27 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 25 (0.95%) Eclipse
14 22 (0.83%) JUnit
14 22 (0.83%) MSTest
15 17 (0.64%) ReSharper
16 16 (0.61%) Bitbucket
17 14 (0.53%) SpecFlow
18 13 (0.49%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 292 (11.07%) Finance
2 84 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 78 (2.96%) Retail
4 66 (2.50%) Banking
5 44 (1.67%) Marketing
6 38 (1.44%) Electronics
7 36 (1.37%) Manufacturing
8 33 (1.25%) Automotive
9 30 (1.14%) Games
10 28 (1.06%) Legal
11 19 (0.72%) Publishing
12 13 (0.49%) Retail Banking
13 12 (0.46%) Back Office
14 11 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.27%) Aerospace
15 7 (0.27%) Arabic Language
15 7 (0.27%) Russian Language
16 6 (0.23%) German Language
16 6 (0.23%) Law
17 5 (0.19%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 462 (17.52%) Developer
2 433 (16.42%) Analyst
3 270 (10.24%) Support Analyst
4 259 (9.82%) Support Engineer
5 156 (5.92%) Software Engineer
6 145 (5.50%) Administrator
7 137 (5.20%) .NET Developer
8 136 (5.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 132 (5.01%) Consultant
10 121 (4.59%) Architect
11 118 (4.47%) C# Developer
12 117 (4.44%) Senior Developer
13 111 (4.21%) IT Support
14 101 (3.83%) 3rd Line Support
15 97 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
16 90 (3.41%) Systems Administrator
16 90 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
17 89 (3.38%) Technical Support
18 88 (3.34%) 2nd Line Support
19 86 (3.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 524 (19.87%) .NET
2 320 (12.14%) ASP.NET
3 285 (10.81%) HTML
4 205 (7.77%) CSS
5 167 (6.33%) Web Services
6 166 (6.30%) .NET Framework
7 164 (6.22%) jQuery
8 155 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 137 (5.20%) XML
10 115 (4.36%) HTML5
11 110 (4.17%) WCF
12 107 (4.06%) Entity Framework
13 95 (3.60%) AngularJS
14 81 (3.07%) WPF
15 74 (2.81%) CSS3
16 73 (2.77%) WinForms
17 67 (2.54%) Ajax
18 42 (1.59%) Silverlight
19 40 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 39 (1.48%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 169 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 137 (5.20%) Data Centre
3 121 (4.59%) Computer Science
4 112 (4.25%) Mathematics
5 102 (3.87%) Replication
6 101 (3.83%) Clustering
7 85 (3.22%) Management Information System
8 84 (3.19%) Blackberry
9 65 (2.46%) Client/Server
10 43 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
11 37 (1.40%) CMDB
12 32 (1.21%) User Experience
13 31 (1.18%) iSeries
13 31 (1.18%) N-Tier
14 29 (1.10%) Thin Client
14 29 (1.10%) Fat Client
15 25 (0.95%) Pocket PC
16 23 (0.87%) AS400
16 23 (0.87%) Device Driver
17 22 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 684 (25.94%) Linux
2 598 (22.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 533 (20.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 298 (11.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 273 (10.35%) Windows 7
6 214 (8.12%) UNIX
7 134 (5.08%) Windows XP
8 124 (4.70%) Android
9 121 (4.59%) Windows 8
10 90 (3.41%) Apple iOS
11 70 (2.65%) AIX
12 68 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 63 (2.39%) Mac OS X
14 55 (2.09%) Solaris
15 47 (1.78%) Windows 2000
16 31 (1.18%) Windows Vista
17 27 (1.02%) Debian
18 21 (0.80%) CentOS
19 16 (0.61%) Data ONTAP
20 14 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (18.13%) ITIL
2 301 (11.41%) Agile Software Development
3 230 (8.72%) MVC
4 217 (8.23%) Software Engineering
5 164 (6.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 143 (5.42%) Mentoring
7 139 (5.27%) Scrum
8 133 (5.04%) Project Management
9 132 (5.01%) TDD
10 130 (4.93%) SDLC
11 115 (4.36%) Migration
12 106 (4.02%) OO
13 105 (3.98%) Web Development
14 101 (3.83%) Service Delivery
15 100 (3.79%) Change Management
16 93 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
17 89 (3.38%) DevOps
18 84 (3.19%) Configuration Management
19 82 (3.11%) Performance Tuning
20 81 (3.07%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 740 (28.06%) SQL
2 465 (17.63%) C#
3 308 (11.68%) JavaScript
4 262 (9.94%) Java
5 215 (8.15%) C++
6 202 (7.66%) PowerShell
7 195 (7.39%) C
8 155 (5.88%) T-SQL
9 135 (5.12%) Python
10 132 (5.01%) Perl
11 98 (3.72%) Bash Shell
12 88 (3.34%) VB
13 59 (2.24%) VBScript
14 58 (2.20%) Objective-C
15 53 (2.01%) VB.NET
15 53 (2.01%) PHP
16 32 (1.21%) VBA
17 31 (1.18%) Shell Script
18 28 (1.06%) PL/SQL
19 24 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 382 (14.49%) Degree
2 371 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 190 (7.21%) MCSE
4 146 (5.54%) MCP
5 132 (5.01%) MCSA
6 111 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
7 103 (3.91%) CCNA
8 82 (3.11%) MCITP
9 75 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 63 (2.39%) Security Cleared
11 52 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
12 33 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
12 33 (1.25%) SC Cleared
13 26 (0.99%) CCNP
14 25 (0.95%) MCTS
15 23 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 22 (0.83%) VCP5
16 22 (0.83%) ISEB
16 22 (0.83%) CCA
17 18 (0.68%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (6.64%) SLA
2 71 (2.69%) QA
3 31 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 4 (0.15%) GMP
7 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.11%) JTAG
7 3 (0.11%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.076%) BS25999
9 1 (0.038%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.038%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.038%) WAI
9 1 (0.038%) HL7
System Software
1 869 (32.95%) Active Directory
2 468 (17.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 220 (8.34%) Hyper-V
4 168 (6.37%) vSphere
5 161 (6.11%) VMware ESX
6 132 (5.01%) XenApp
7 79 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
8 76 (2.88%) Terminal Services
9 70 (2.65%) XenDesktop
10 38 (1.44%) Firmware
11 32 (1.21%) vCloud
12 31 (1.18%) XenServer
13 18 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
14 17 (0.64%) Terminal Server
15 16 (0.61%) ISA Server
16 13 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 11 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
17 11 (0.42%) Postfix
18 10 (0.38%) Xen
19 9 (0.34%) qmail
Systems Management
1 117 (4.44%) SCCM
2 58 (2.20%) Puppet
2 58 (2.20%) Backup Exec
3 40 (1.52%) SCOM
3 40 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (1.37%) WSUS
5 31 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 22 (0.83%) Nagios
7 21 (0.80%) NetBackup
8 20 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 18 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
10 17 (0.64%) Tivoli
11 15 (0.57%) Ansible
12 13 (0.49%) HAProxy
13 11 (0.42%) MOM
13 11 (0.42%) Nessus
14 10 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
14 10 (0.38%) vMotion
15 8 (0.30%) systemd
16 7 (0.27%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1121 (42.51%) Microsoft
2 763 (28.93%) VMware
3 427 (16.19%) Citrix
4 270 (10.24%) Oracle
5 268 (10.16%) Cisco
6 164 (6.22%) HP
7 104 (3.94%) IBM
8 97 (3.68%) CheckPoint
9 73 (2.77%) Red Hat
10 68 (2.58%) Apple
11 65 (2.46%) Dell
12 60 (2.28%) Symantec
13 49 (1.86%) Sophos
13 49 (1.86%) F5
14 45 (1.71%) SolarWinds
14 45 (1.71%) NetApp
15 40 (1.52%) Juniper
15 40 (1.52%) Veeam
16 37 (1.40%) SonicWALL
17 36 (1.37%) SAP
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, h/c
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: to £40k
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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IT Connections
Salary: £26,000 to £28,000 + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
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ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
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Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Firway Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum To £35k - £55k + Bens (Depending On
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Suffolk
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
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EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £44,799 - £54,755 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k-60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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