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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1454 1587 1789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.28% 18.36% 20.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.11% 60.55% 67.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1359 1556
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
2074 2621 2652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.50% 30.31% 30.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1723 2208 2279
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £54,500 £52,500
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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +3 541 £35,000 +2.94% 47
Cambridgeshire +4 368 £40,000 +6.66% 68
Essex -1 275 £42,500 -5.55% 20
Bedfordshire -10 141 £40,000 - 16
Suffolk -5 103 £32,500 -13.33% 16
Norfolk +1 53 £29,250 +10.37% 11
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1232 (45.58%) Microsoft
2 906 (33.52%) Active Directory
3 814 (30.11%) SQL
4 785 (29.04%) SQL Server
5 710 (26.27%) Linux
6 698 (25.82%) VMware
7 627 (23.20%) MS Excel
8 583 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 552 (20.42%) MS Exchange
10 494 (18.28%) Citrix
11 484 (17.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 457 (16.91%) .NET
13 445 (16.46%) ITIL
14 399 (14.76%) VMware Infrastructure
15 391 (14.47%) MS Office
16 387 (14.32%) C#
17 385 (14.24%) Degree
18 357 (13.21%) Windows 7
19 349 (12.91%) DNS
20 343 (12.69%) SAN
21 338 (12.50%) Java
22 337 (12.47%) Cisco
23 334 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
24 324 (11.99%) Microsoft Certification
25 313 (11.58%) Oracle
26 311 (11.51%) Exchange Server 2010
27 310 (11.47%) Firewall
28 307 (11.36%) HTML
29 299 (11.06%) Windows Server 2003
29 299 (11.06%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 552 (20.42%) MS Exchange
2 311 (11.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 256 (9.47%) SharePoint
4 247 (9.14%) IIS
5 179 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 132 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 108 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 101 (3.74%) Tomcat
9 89 (3.29%) JBoss
10 85 (3.14%) WebSphere
11 79 (2.92%) Lync
12 59 (2.18%) Apache
13 53 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
14 51 (1.89%) WebLogic
15 44 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
16 41 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 39 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
18 32 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
19 24 (0.89%) GlassFish
20 22 (0.81%) OpenStack
Applications
1 627 (23.20%) MS Excel
2 391 (14.47%) MS Office
3 30 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.37%) FrameMaker
4 10 (0.37%) PaintShop Pro
4 10 (0.37%) RoboHelp
5 8 (0.30%) Mingle
6 7 (0.26%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.22%) S-PLUS
8 5 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.18%) MS Project
8 5 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
9 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.11%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.074%) HipChat
11 1 (0.037%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 19 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.44%) assyst
3 12 (0.44%) AWD
4 8 (0.30%) Magento
4 8 (0.30%) Maximo
5 7 (0.26%) CA PPM
6 6 (0.22%) SAP Business One
7 5 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.11%) Tridion
8 3 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.11%) RiskWrite
9 2 (0.074%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.074%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.037%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.037%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.037%) SalesLogix
10 1 (0.037%) Line 50
10 1 (0.037%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.037%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 124 (4.59%) Office 365
2 88 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
3 75 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (1.15%) SaaS
6 27 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 17 (0.63%) IBM SmartCloud
8 14 (0.52%) PaaS
9 13 (0.48%) IaaS
10 8 (0.30%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.15%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.074%) Heroku
13 1 (0.037%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.037%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.037%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 349 (12.91%) DNS
2 343 (12.69%) SAN
3 310 (11.47%) Firewall
4 269 (9.95%) TCP/IP
5 258 (9.54%) DHCP
6 225 (8.32%) WAN
7 203 (7.51%) LAN
8 176 (6.51%) VPN
9 103 (3.81%) Internet
10 75 (2.77%) VoIP
11 69 (2.55%) HTTP
12 68 (2.52%) VLAN
13 62 (2.29%) Wireless
14 61 (2.26%) FTP
15 51 (1.89%) SSL
16 45 (1.66%) NAS
17 36 (1.33%) MPLS
18 35 (1.29%) iSCSI
19 33 (1.22%) LDAP
20 32 (1.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 785 (29.04%) SQL Server
2 186 (6.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 133 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 94 (3.48%) MySQL
5 90 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 87 (3.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 65 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 52 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
8 52 (1.92%) Oracle Database
9 44 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 43 (1.59%) DB2
11 40 (1.48%) RDBMS
11 40 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 33 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
13 32 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
14 31 (1.15%) MS Access
15 25 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
16 22 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
18 18 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 105 (3.88%) Visual Studio
2 78 (2.89%) Jenkins
3 75 (2.77%) Moq
4 67 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 66 (2.44%) NUnit
6 61 (2.26%) Selenium
7 52 (1.92%) Git (software)
8 51 (1.89%) Subversion
9 45 (1.66%) Rhino Mocks
10 39 (1.44%) MSTest
11 38 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
12 35 (1.29%) TeamCity
13 29 (1.07%) SpecFlow
14 27 (1.00%) JIRA
15 18 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 14 (0.52%) Eclipse
16 14 (0.52%) Maven
17 10 (0.37%) JUnit
18 9 (0.33%) LoadRunner
18 9 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 299 (11.06%) Finance
2 78 (2.89%) Retail
3 70 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 65 (2.40%) Banking
5 47 (1.74%) Marketing
6 45 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 44 (1.63%) Legal
8 42 (1.55%) Electronics
9 38 (1.41%) Publishing
10 35 (1.29%) Law
11 26 (0.96%) Automotive
12 15 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (0.52%) Games
14 9 (0.33%) Advertising
15 8 (0.30%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.26%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.26%) Back Office
16 7 (0.26%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.22%) French Language
18 5 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 470 (17.39%) Developer
2 452 (16.72%) Analyst
3 273 (10.10%) Support Engineer
4 233 (8.62%) Support Analyst
5 208 (7.70%) Software Engineer
6 173 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 158 (5.85%) Administrator
8 135 (4.99%) IT Support
9 133 (4.92%) Software Developer
10 129 (4.77%) 3rd Line Support
11 121 (4.48%) Consultant
12 117 (4.33%) 2nd Line Support
13 116 (4.29%) Senior Developer
13 116 (4.29%) Architect
13 116 (4.29%) .NET Developer
14 92 (3.40%) C# Developer
15 90 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
16 82 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
17 75 (2.77%) Technical Support
18 67 (2.48%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 457 (16.91%) .NET
2 307 (11.36%) HTML
3 240 (8.88%) ASP.NET
4 208 (7.70%) CSS
5 188 (6.96%) Web Services
6 137 (5.07%) XML
7 135 (4.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 132 (4.88%) jQuery
9 128 (4.74%) HTML5
10 107 (3.96%) WCF
10 107 (3.96%) J2EE
11 98 (3.63%) .NET Framework
12 95 (3.51%) WinForms
13 77 (2.85%) WPF
14 76 (2.81%) Ajax
14 76 (2.81%) CSS3
15 43 (1.59%) Entity Framework
15 43 (1.59%) Middleware
16 41 (1.52%) SOAP
17 39 (1.44%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 165 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
2 135 (4.99%) Computer Science
3 121 (4.48%) Blackberry
4 118 (4.37%) Clustering
5 87 (3.22%) Management Information System
6 78 (2.89%) Replication
7 57 (2.11%) Mathematics
8 38 (1.41%) iSeries
9 34 (1.26%) Fat Client
9 34 (1.26%) Thin Client
10 32 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 32 (1.18%) N-Tier
11 31 (1.15%) AS400
11 31 (1.15%) Open Source
12 29 (1.07%) FMCG
13 28 (1.04%) Mobile App
14 27 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
15 25 (0.92%) Device Driver
16 22 (0.81%) PKI
16 22 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 710 (26.27%) Linux
2 583 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 484 (17.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 357 (13.21%) Windows 7
5 299 (11.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 277 (10.25%) UNIX
7 206 (7.62%) Windows XP
8 185 (6.84%) Android
9 153 (5.66%) Windows 8
10 120 (4.44%) Apple iOS
11 69 (2.55%) Solaris
12 64 (2.37%) AIX
13 61 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 55 (2.03%) Mac OS X
15 51 (1.89%) Windows 2000
16 45 (1.66%) Windows Vista
17 29 (1.07%) Windows Phone
18 28 (1.04%) CentOS
19 24 (0.89%) Debian
20 22 (0.81%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (16.46%) ITIL
2 334 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
3 272 (10.06%) Software Engineering
4 203 (7.51%) MVC
5 186 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 152 (5.62%) Scrum
7 134 (4.96%) TDD
8 128 (4.74%) Project Management
9 127 (4.70%) OO
10 112 (4.14%) Service Delivery
11 96 (3.55%) Migration
12 91 (3.37%) Mentoring
13 85 (3.14%) Continuous Integration
14 82 (3.03%) Configuration Management
15 81 (3.00%) Web Development
16 78 (2.89%) Problem Management
17 77 (2.85%) Change Management
18 69 (2.55%) Performance Tuning
19 68 (2.52%) Unit Testing
20 65 (2.40%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 814 (30.11%) SQL
2 387 (14.32%) C#
3 338 (12.50%) Java
4 292 (10.80%) JavaScript
5 235 (8.69%) C++
6 203 (7.51%) PowerShell
7 184 (6.81%) C
8 144 (5.33%) Python
9 117 (4.33%) Perl
10 94 (3.48%) T-SQL
11 91 (3.37%) Bash Shell
12 79 (2.92%) VB
13 72 (2.66%) PHP
14 62 (2.29%) VB.NET
15 51 (1.89%) PL/SQL
16 49 (1.81%) VBScript
17 43 (1.59%) Objective-C
18 32 (1.18%) Shell Script
19 23 (0.85%) Ruby
20 19 (0.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 385 (14.24%) Degree
2 324 (11.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 195 (7.21%) MCSE
4 153 (5.66%) MCP
5 132 (4.88%) MCSA
6 100 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
7 90 (3.33%) MCITP
8 80 (2.96%) CCNA
9 78 (2.89%) Security Cleared
10 75 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
10 75 (2.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 61 (2.26%) SC Cleared
12 41 (1.52%) CCNP
13 39 (1.44%) MCTS
14 33 (1.22%) ISEB
15 24 (0.89%) ISTQB
16 22 (0.81%) MCDST
17 18 (0.67%) VCP5
18 17 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 14 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (6.14%) SLA
2 70 (2.59%) QA
3 15 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 5 (0.18%) GMP
7 4 (0.15%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.074%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.074%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.074%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.074%) Data Quality
System Software
1 906 (33.52%) Active Directory
2 399 (14.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 248 (9.17%) Hyper-V
4 151 (5.59%) vSphere
5 134 (4.96%) XenApp
6 126 (4.66%) VMware ESX
7 85 (3.14%) XenDesktop
8 52 (1.92%) vCloud
9 45 (1.66%) Firmware
10 40 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
11 35 (1.29%) Terminal Services
12 21 (0.78%) XenServer
13 19 (0.70%) Terminal Server
13 19 (0.70%) Xen
14 10 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (0.37%) VMware Server
15 9 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 9 (0.33%) NFS
16 8 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 6 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 150 (5.55%) SCCM
2 89 (3.29%) Backup Exec
3 75 (2.77%) SCOM
4 49 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
5 42 (1.55%) WSUS
6 41 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 41 (1.52%) Puppet
7 39 (1.44%) Tivoli
7 39 (1.44%) NetBackup
8 37 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (0.67%) Ansible
10 11 (0.41%) MOM
11 10 (0.37%) Nagios
11 10 (0.37%) Data Guard
12 9 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
13 8 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 7 (0.26%) Opsview
15 6 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 6 (0.22%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1232 (45.58%) Microsoft
2 698 (25.82%) VMware
3 494 (18.28%) Citrix
4 337 (12.47%) Cisco
5 313 (11.58%) Oracle
6 193 (7.14%) HP
7 164 (6.07%) IBM
8 106 (3.92%) Symantec
9 89 (3.29%) NetApp
10 64 (2.37%) Red Hat
11 61 (2.26%) Sophos
12 59 (2.18%) CheckPoint
13 56 (2.07%) 3PAR
14 54 (2.00%) Apple
15 46 (1.70%) Dell
16 39 (1.44%) Veeam
17 38 (1.41%) EMC
18 37 (1.37%) BMC
19 36 (1.33%) SAP
20 35 (1.29%) Veritas
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Unrivalled pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Top Training!
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 7 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Package+Prospects
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £ competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Shefford, Bedfordshire
Skilliantech Limited
Posted: 12 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Base+Top Prospects
Posted: 12 hours ago
Haverhill, Suffolk
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-30k
Posted: 12 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago