The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1629 1792 1768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 18.63% 20.65% 19.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.15% 66.87% 64.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1398 1557 1502
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2664 2680 2742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.46% 30.89% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2255 2304 2300
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Windows
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -2 433 £33,000 -5.71% 46
Cambridgeshire -5 376 £37,500 - 61
Essex +2 321 £45,000 +20.00% 29
Bedfordshire -1 318 £40,000 - 28
Suffolk -3 137 £37,500 +7.14% 12
Norfolk +9 51 £26,500 -17.95% 13
East Anglia -4 1 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1218 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 843 (30.36%) SQL Server
3 799 (28.77%) SQL
4 725 (26.11%) Active Directory
5 664 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 642 (23.12%) .NET
7 634 (22.83%) C#
8 610 (21.97%) MS Excel
9 609 (21.93%) VMware
10 595 (21.43%) Linux
11 506 (18.22%) MS Exchange
12 483 (17.39%) Degree
13 453 (16.31%) Citrix
14 452 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 446 (16.06%) Microsoft Certification
16 418 (15.05%) MS Office
17 408 (14.69%) Firewall
18 379 (13.65%) VMware Infrastructure
19 372 (13.40%) DNS
20 362 (13.04%) Oracle
21 344 (12.39%) ASP.NET
22 337 (12.14%) ITIL
23 336 (12.10%) Java
24 335 (12.06%) UNIX
25 326 (11.74%) Windows 7
26 312 (11.24%) TCP/IP
27 303 (10.91%) Finance
28 300 (10.80%) Cisco
29 291 (10.48%) SharePoint
30 286 (10.30%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 506 (18.22%) MS Exchange
2 291 (10.48%) SharePoint
3 263 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 226 (8.14%) IIS
5 142 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 99 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 86 (3.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 84 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2013
9 69 (2.48%) Apache
10 65 (2.34%) Tomcat
11 54 (1.94%) Lync
11 54 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
12 44 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 43 (1.55%) WebLogic
14 38 (1.37%) WebSphere
15 35 (1.26%) IBM HTTP Server
15 35 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
15 35 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
16 34 (1.22%) MQSeries
17 31 (1.12%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 610 (21.97%) MS Excel
2 418 (15.05%) MS Office
3 26 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 18 (0.65%) Mingle
6 15 (0.54%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.47%) Acrobat
8 12 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.40%) RoboHelp
10 10 (0.36%) PaintShop Pro
10 10 (0.36%) InfoPath
11 6 (0.22%) MS Project
12 5 (0.18%) Fireworks
13 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.036%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.036%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.036%) Simulink
14 1 (0.036%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.036%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 30 (1.08%) assyst
2 26 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (0.90%) Magento
4 24 (0.86%) Oracle CRM
5 20 (0.72%) Oracle 11i
5 20 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
6 17 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
7 14 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
7 14 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (0.40%) SunGard APT
8 11 (0.40%) FastVal
8 11 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
9 10 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (0.22%) Sage 200
11 5 (0.18%) AWD
12 3 (0.11%) GoldMine
12 3 (0.11%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.072%) BASE24
13 2 (0.072%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 2 (0.072%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 72 (2.59%) SaaS
2 55 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (1.94%) Office 365
4 50 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.40%) Google Apps
6 10 (0.36%) IaaS
7 7 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.14%) PaaS
9 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.036%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.036%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 408 (14.69%) Firewall
2 372 (13.40%) DNS
3 312 (11.24%) TCP/IP
4 286 (10.30%) SAN
5 241 (8.68%) DHCP
6 227 (8.17%) VPN
7 225 (8.10%) LAN
8 193 (6.95%) WAN
9 133 (4.79%) Internet
10 80 (2.88%) HTTP
11 68 (2.45%) VLAN
11 68 (2.45%) NAS
12 60 (2.16%) Network Security
13 59 (2.12%) VoIP
14 56 (2.02%) Wireless
15 53 (1.91%) FTP
16 44 (1.58%) iSCSI
17 38 (1.37%) SSL
18 37 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
19 35 (1.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 843 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 241 (8.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 125 (4.50%) Relational Database
4 119 (4.29%) MySQL
5 99 (3.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 94 (3.38%) Oracle Database
7 87 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 82 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 58 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 51 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 46 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
12 39 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
13 38 (1.37%) DB2
14 37 (1.33%) NoSQL
15 36 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
16 35 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
17 34 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
18 25 (0.90%) RDBMS
18 25 (0.90%) DTS
19 21 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 175 (6.30%) Visual Studio
2 168 (6.05%) NUnit
3 143 (5.15%) Moq
4 140 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 138 (4.97%) MSTest
6 128 (4.61%) Rhino Mocks
7 109 (3.93%) Subversion
8 57 (2.05%) Git (software)
9 34 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 28 (1.01%) Eclipse
11 24 (0.86%) TeamCity
12 23 (0.83%) Selenium
12 23 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
13 13 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 12 (0.43%) Maven
14 12 (0.43%) Jenkins
15 10 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
15 10 (0.36%) ReSharper
15 10 (0.36%) Hudson
16 8 (0.29%) JUnit
General
1 303 (10.91%) Finance
2 124 (4.47%) Retail
3 90 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 65 (2.34%) Marketing
5 54 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 36 (1.30%) Back Office
7 34 (1.22%) Electronics
8 29 (1.04%) Games
9 28 (1.01%) Automotive
9 28 (1.01%) Law
10 25 (0.90%) Banking
11 20 (0.72%) Legal
12 18 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.40%) Advertising
14 9 (0.32%) Military
15 8 (0.29%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.18%) French Language
17 4 (0.14%) Publishing
17 4 (0.14%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 620 (22.33%) Developer
2 441 (15.88%) Analyst
3 305 (10.98%) Support Engineer
4 241 (8.68%) Support Analyst
5 234 (8.43%) Administrator
6 193 (6.95%) .NET Developer
7 152 (5.47%) C# Developer
8 150 (5.40%) Systems Administrator
9 145 (5.22%) Software Engineer
10 138 (4.97%) IT Support
11 127 (4.57%) DBA
12 126 (4.54%) 3rd Line Support
12 126 (4.54%) 2nd Line Support
13 123 (4.43%) C# .NET Developer
14 118 (4.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 111 (4.00%) Architect
16 109 (3.93%) Consultant
17 105 (3.78%) Software Developer
18 95 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
19 92 (3.31%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 642 (23.12%) .NET
2 344 (12.39%) ASP.NET
3 273 (9.83%) Web Services
4 258 (9.29%) WPF
5 241 (8.68%) WinForms
6 236 (8.50%) WCF
7 194 (6.99%) HTML
8 192 (6.91%) CSS
9 153 (5.51%) XML
9 153 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 151 (5.44%) .NET Framework
11 118 (4.25%) Castle Windsor
12 114 (4.11%) Ninject
12 114 (4.11%) Spring.NET
12 114 (4.11%) Unity DI Container
13 102 (3.67%) Silverlight
13 102 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 99 (3.56%) jQuery
15 78 (2.81%) Middleware
15 78 (2.81%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 172 (6.19%) Computer Science
2 114 (4.11%) Inversion of Control
2 114 (4.11%) Clustering
3 102 (3.67%) Blackberry
4 85 (3.06%) Replication
5 77 (2.77%) Management Information System
6 62 (2.23%) Mathematics
7 55 (1.98%) N-Tier
8 51 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 45 (1.62%) Mobile App
10 36 (1.30%) Firmware
11 34 (1.22%) Client/Server
12 32 (1.15%) Thin Client
12 32 (1.15%) Fat Client
13 26 (0.94%) Device Driver
14 25 (0.90%) iPad
14 25 (0.90%) Open Source
15 23 (0.83%) Smartphone
16 21 (0.76%) GIS
17 18 (0.65%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 664 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 595 (21.43%) Linux
3 452 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 335 (12.06%) UNIX
5 326 (11.74%) Windows 7
6 256 (9.22%) Windows XP
7 180 (6.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 140 (5.04%) Windows 8
9 121 (4.36%) Windows Vista
10 113 (4.07%) Android
11 110 (3.96%) Apple iOS
12 77 (2.77%) Solaris
13 67 (2.41%) AIX
14 47 (1.69%) CentOS
14 47 (1.69%) Mac OS X
15 42 (1.51%) Windows 2000
15 42 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 40 (1.44%) Windows Phone
17 33 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
18 28 (1.01%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (12.14%) ITIL
2 280 (10.08%) TDD
3 228 (8.21%) Software Engineering
4 225 (8.10%) OO
5 220 (7.92%) MVC
6 216 (7.78%) Scrum
7 167 (6.01%) Disaster Recovery
8 163 (5.87%) Agile Software Development
9 160 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
10 141 (5.08%) Project Management
11 138 (4.97%) E-Commerce
12 134 (4.83%) MVVM
13 122 (4.39%) Multithreading
14 119 (4.29%) Kanban
15 116 (4.18%) Dependency Injection
16 104 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
17 102 (3.67%) Service Delivery
18 93 (3.35%) Problem Management
19 91 (3.28%) Migration
20 89 (3.20%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 799 (28.77%) SQL
2 634 (22.83%) C#
3 336 (12.10%) Java
4 227 (8.17%) JavaScript
5 183 (6.59%) C++
6 163 (5.87%) T-SQL
7 142 (5.11%) PowerShell
8 123 (4.43%) VB
9 112 (4.03%) Perl
10 103 (3.71%) VB.NET
11 97 (3.49%) C
11 97 (3.49%) Python
12 86 (3.10%) PHP
13 66 (2.38%) Shell Script
14 64 (2.30%) PL/SQL
15 54 (1.94%) VBScript
16 50 (1.80%) Bash Shell
17 40 (1.44%) Ruby
18 28 (1.01%) VBA
19 19 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 483 (17.39%) Degree
2 446 (16.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 228 (8.21%) MCSE
4 192 (6.91%) MCP
5 135 (4.86%) Cisco Certification
6 121 (4.36%) MCTS
7 119 (4.29%) CCNA
8 113 (4.07%) MCITP
9 85 (3.06%) MCSA
10 71 (2.56%) MCSD
11 70 (2.52%) CCNP
12 59 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 59 (2.12%) MCAD
13 58 (2.09%) Security Cleared
14 50 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
15 47 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
16 33 (1.19%) CCA
16 33 (1.19%) CCIA
17 28 (1.01%) ISEB
18 27 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (5.33%) SLA
2 90 (3.24%) QA
3 18 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.58%) HL7
6 10 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 7 (0.25%) GAMP
7 7 (0.25%) GCP
7 7 (0.25%) GMP
8 4 (0.14%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.11%) JSP 440
9 3 (0.11%) DICOM
9 3 (0.11%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.072%) COBIT
System Software
1 725 (26.11%) Active Directory
2 379 (13.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 238 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 137 (4.93%) XenApp
5 103 (3.71%) vSphere
6 64 (2.30%) Terminal Services
7 58 (2.09%) VMware ESX
8 54 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
9 48 (1.73%) XenDesktop
10 42 (1.51%) KVM
11 38 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
12 37 (1.33%) ISA Server
13 34 (1.22%) XenServer
14 32 (1.15%) UAG
14 32 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 23 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
16 20 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
17 17 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
18 15 (0.54%) MetaFrame
19 12 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 105 (3.78%) SCCM
2 79 (2.84%) Backup Exec
3 49 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 47 (1.69%) SCOM
5 40 (1.44%) Puppet
6 39 (1.40%) McAfee ePO
7 37 (1.33%) WSUS
8 35 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 15 (0.54%) Nagios
10 12 (0.43%) Nessus
10 12 (0.43%) SCVMM
10 12 (0.43%) SCSM
10 12 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 11 (0.40%) HP SIM
11 11 (0.40%) SCDPM
12 10 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 10 (0.36%) NetBackup
12 10 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 9 (0.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1218 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 609 (21.93%) VMware
3 453 (16.31%) Citrix
4 362 (13.04%) Oracle
5 300 (10.80%) Cisco
6 157 (5.65%) HP
7 122 (4.39%) Symantec
8 102 (3.67%) NetApp
9 74 (2.66%) IBM
10 67 (2.41%) Apple
11 66 (2.38%) SAP
12 63 (2.27%) McAfee
13 52 (1.87%) Red Hat
14 41 (1.48%) EMC
15 39 (1.40%) Lotus
16 38 (1.37%) Dell
17 32 (1.15%) CheckPoint
18 30 (1.08%) Juniper
19 26 (0.94%) JD Edwards
20 24 (0.86%) Sophos
Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum Includes Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 24 minutes ago
Essex
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + pension + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
IT People First
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum Neg + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bidwells
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Depends on experience + Company Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus Company Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
networx
Salary: £Competitive Salary
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: c£50,000 DOE + Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: Yesterday