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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1346 1430 1478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.93% 17.93% 19.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.13% 63.61% 63.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1032 1184 1284
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
2005 2248 2310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.70% 28.19% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1843 1941
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 0 481 £40,000 +11.11% 49
Cambridgeshire +4 322 £37,550 +0.13% 55
Essex -4 229 £37,500 -11.76% 28
Bedfordshire +1 182 £42,500 +1.19% 20
Suffolk -8 88 £32,500 -18.75% 13
Norfolk +6 44 £28,500 +9.54% 5
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1261 (44.17%) Microsoft
2 986 (34.54%) Active Directory
3 862 (30.19%) SQL Server
4 860 (30.12%) VMware
5 813 (28.48%) SQL
6 749 (26.23%) Linux
7 678 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 603 (21.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 602 (21.09%) MS Excel
10 560 (19.61%) MS Exchange
11 539 (18.88%) .NET
12 510 (17.86%) Citrix
13 509 (17.83%) ITIL
14 508 (17.79%) VMware Infrastructure
15 478 (16.74%) C#
16 436 (15.27%) Degree
17 420 (14.71%) DNS
18 414 (14.50%) Microsoft Certification
19 351 (12.29%) MS Office
20 350 (12.26%) Firewall
21 341 (11.94%) DHCP
22 336 (11.77%) Windows Server 2003
23 334 (11.70%) ASP.NET
24 328 (11.49%) JavaScript
25 327 (11.45%) TCP/IP
26 325 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
27 321 (11.24%) HTML
28 320 (11.21%) Windows 7
29 316 (11.07%) SAN
30 311 (10.89%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 560 (19.61%) MS Exchange
2 289 (10.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 279 (9.77%) SharePoint
4 269 (9.42%) IIS
5 167 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 132 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 115 (4.03%) Tomcat
8 110 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 107 (3.75%) Lync
10 101 (3.54%) Apache
11 84 (2.94%) WebSphere
12 76 (2.66%) JBoss
13 49 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
14 48 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
15 42 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
15 42 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 34 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
17 27 (0.95%) Apache ServiceMix
17 27 (0.95%) WebLogic
18 23 (0.81%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 602 (21.09%) MS Excel
2 351 (12.29%) MS Office
3 30 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.18%) MS Project
7 4 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
7 4 (0.14%) Mingle
7 4 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.070%) HipChat
8 2 (0.070%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.070%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.070%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.035%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.035%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.035%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 29 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.63%) AWD
3 11 (0.39%) Magento
4 10 (0.35%) assyst
5 9 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.28%) Maximo
7 7 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.18%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.14%) CA PPM
9 4 (0.14%) Cognos Planning
9 4 (0.14%) Tridion
9 4 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.11%) CODA-Financials
10 3 (0.11%) ResourceLink
10 3 (0.11%) SunGard AvantGard
11 2 (0.070%) Line 50
11 2 (0.070%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.070%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 217 (7.60%) Office 365
2 147 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (0.98%) SaaS
4 28 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (0.53%) PaaS
7 13 (0.46%) IaaS
8 12 (0.42%) IBM SmartCloud
9 8 (0.28%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.035%) Symantec.cloud
11 1 (0.035%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.035%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.035%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.035%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 420 (14.71%) DNS
2 350 (12.26%) Firewall
3 341 (11.94%) DHCP
4 327 (11.45%) TCP/IP
5 316 (11.07%) SAN
6 216 (7.57%) WAN
7 205 (7.18%) LAN
8 166 (5.81%) VPN
9 85 (2.98%) Internet
10 73 (2.56%) VLAN
11 67 (2.35%) LDAP
12 63 (2.21%) VoIP
13 62 (2.17%) Wireless
14 61 (2.14%) HTTP
15 60 (2.10%) SSL
16 55 (1.93%) NAS
17 46 (1.61%) FTP
18 45 (1.58%) iSCSI
19 34 (1.19%) MPLS
20 30 (1.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 862 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 158 (5.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 126 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 122 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 121 (4.24%) MySQL
6 97 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 86 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 71 (2.49%) Relational Database
9 54 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 50 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
11 43 (1.51%) DB2
12 34 (1.19%) Oracle Database
13 32 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
14 24 (0.84%) MS Access
15 23 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
16 21 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 17 (0.60%) RDBMS
17 17 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
18 16 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
19 14 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 108 (3.78%) Visual Studio
2 99 (3.47%) Subversion
3 80 (2.80%) Jenkins
4 75 (2.63%) Selenium
5 66 (2.31%) Git (software)
6 58 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 55 (1.93%) Moq
8 52 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
9 51 (1.79%) TeamCity
10 43 (1.51%) NUnit
11 32 (1.12%) JIRA
12 28 (0.98%) Rhino Mocks
13 27 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 26 (0.91%) SpecFlow
15 23 (0.81%) MSTest
15 23 (0.81%) JUnit
16 20 (0.70%) Eclipse
17 16 (0.56%) ReSharper
18 15 (0.53%) Bitbucket
19 13 (0.46%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 308 (10.79%) Finance
2 82 (2.87%) Telecoms
3 75 (2.63%) Retail
4 59 (2.07%) Banking
5 50 (1.75%) Marketing
6 41 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 40 (1.40%) Automotive
8 38 (1.33%) Electronics
9 35 (1.23%) Legal
10 32 (1.12%) Games
11 30 (1.05%) Publishing
12 14 (0.49%) Law
13 12 (0.42%) Back Office
14 11 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 9 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.25%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.25%) Arabic Language
16 7 (0.25%) French Language
16 7 (0.25%) German Language
16 7 (0.25%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 483 (16.92%) Developer
2 451 (15.80%) Analyst
3 301 (10.54%) Support Engineer
4 266 (9.32%) Support Analyst
5 186 (6.51%) Software Engineer
6 171 (5.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 160 (5.60%) Administrator
8 135 (4.73%) .NET Developer
9 131 (4.59%) Consultant
10 128 (4.48%) Architect
11 121 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support
11 121 (4.24%) Senior Developer
12 117 (4.10%) C# Developer
13 115 (4.03%) IT Support
14 101 (3.54%) Systems Engineer
15 100 (3.50%) Software Developer
15 100 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support
16 99 (3.47%) Systems Administrator
17 94 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
18 90 (3.15%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 539 (18.88%) .NET
2 334 (11.70%) ASP.NET
3 321 (11.24%) HTML
4 224 (7.85%) CSS
5 187 (6.55%) Web Services
6 170 (5.95%) jQuery
7 158 (5.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 157 (5.50%) XML
9 151 (5.29%) .NET Framework
10 138 (4.83%) HTML5
11 113 (3.96%) WCF
12 98 (3.43%) Entity Framework
13 84 (2.94%) CSS3
13 84 (2.94%) AngularJS
14 78 (2.73%) Ajax
15 74 (2.59%) WPF
16 68 (2.38%) WinForms
17 60 (2.10%) J2EE
18 48 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web API
19 46 (1.61%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 209 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 158 (5.53%) Data Centre
2 158 (5.53%) Computer Science
3 114 (3.99%) Mathematics
4 108 (3.78%) Clustering
5 107 (3.75%) Replication
6 97 (3.40%) Blackberry
7 95 (3.33%) Management Information System
8 65 (2.28%) Client/Server
9 46 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
10 40 (1.40%) CMDB
11 34 (1.19%) Fat Client
11 34 (1.19%) iSeries
11 34 (1.19%) Thin Client
12 30 (1.05%) AS400
12 30 (1.05%) Pocket PC
13 28 (0.98%) User Experience
14 27 (0.95%) N-Tier
15 23 (0.81%) Device Driver
16 22 (0.77%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 749 (26.23%) Linux
2 678 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 603 (21.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 336 (11.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 320 (11.21%) Windows 7
6 240 (8.41%) UNIX
7 174 (6.09%) Windows XP
8 154 (5.39%) Android
9 132 (4.62%) Windows 8
10 113 (3.96%) Apple iOS
11 78 (2.73%) AIX
12 73 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 66 (2.31%) Solaris
14 54 (1.89%) Mac OS X
15 51 (1.79%) Windows 2000
16 40 (1.40%) Windows Vista
17 32 (1.12%) Debian
18 26 (0.91%) CentOS
19 24 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
20 18 (0.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 509 (17.83%) ITIL
2 325 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
3 250 (8.76%) Software Engineering
4 246 (8.62%) MVC
5 187 (6.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 149 (5.22%) Mentoring
7 146 (5.11%) Scrum
8 144 (5.04%) SDLC
9 143 (5.01%) Project Management
10 134 (4.69%) TDD
11 127 (4.45%) OO
12 124 (4.34%) Migration
13 113 (3.96%) Change Management
14 105 (3.68%) Service Delivery
15 95 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
16 94 (3.29%) Web Development
17 93 (3.26%) Performance Tuning
18 88 (3.08%) Configuration Management
19 86 (3.01%) Information Security
20 78 (2.73%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 813 (28.48%) SQL
2 478 (16.74%) C#
3 328 (11.49%) JavaScript
4 311 (10.89%) Java
5 251 (8.79%) PowerShell
6 233 (8.16%) C++
7 218 (7.64%) C
8 150 (5.25%) Python
9 147 (5.15%) Perl
10 134 (4.69%) T-SQL
11 110 (3.85%) Bash Shell
12 88 (3.08%) VB
13 71 (2.49%) PHP
14 65 (2.28%) Objective-C
15 62 (2.17%) VBScript
16 59 (2.07%) VB.NET
17 36 (1.26%) PL/SQL
18 33 (1.16%) Shell Script
19 31 (1.09%) VBA
20 25 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 436 (15.27%) Degree
2 414 (14.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 237 (8.30%) MCSE
4 173 (6.06%) MCP
5 167 (5.85%) MCSA
6 123 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
7 109 (3.82%) CCNA
8 99 (3.47%) MCITP
9 88 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 68 (2.38%) Security Cleared
11 60 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
12 38 (1.33%) MCTS
13 36 (1.26%) SC Cleared
14 33 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
15 31 (1.09%) CCNP
16 29 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 26 (0.91%) ISEB
18 23 (0.81%) CCA
18 23 (0.81%) VCP5
19 20 (0.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (6.90%) SLA
2 70 (2.45%) QA
3 30 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.25%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 5 (0.18%) GMP
7 2 (0.070%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.070%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.035%) WAI
System Software
1 986 (34.54%) Active Directory
2 508 (17.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 241 (8.44%) Hyper-V
4 187 (6.55%) vSphere
5 170 (5.95%) VMware ESX
6 148 (5.18%) XenApp
7 93 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
8 81 (2.84%) Terminal Services
9 76 (2.66%) XenDesktop
10 51 (1.79%) Firmware
11 38 (1.33%) vCloud
12 35 (1.23%) XenServer
13 19 (0.67%) Terminal Server
14 18 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
15 16 (0.56%) ISA Server
15 16 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 15 (0.53%) Xen
17 12 (0.42%) Postfix
18 11 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
18 11 (0.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 157 (5.50%) SCCM
2 70 (2.45%) SCOM
2 70 (2.45%) Backup Exec
3 54 (1.89%) Puppet
4 44 (1.54%) WSUS
5 43 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 29 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 26 (0.91%) Tivoli
8 26 (0.91%) NetBackup
9 23 (0.81%) Nagios
10 17 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
10 17 (0.60%) Ansible
11 13 (0.46%) HAProxy
12 11 (0.39%) Nessus
13 10 (0.35%) MOM
14 8 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
14 8 (0.28%) systemd
14 8 (0.28%) vMotion
14 8 (0.28%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1261 (44.17%) Microsoft
2 860 (30.12%) VMware
3 510 (17.86%) Citrix
4 304 (10.65%) Cisco
5 303 (10.61%) Oracle
6 189 (6.62%) HP
7 135 (4.73%) IBM
8 106 (3.71%) CheckPoint
9 78 (2.73%) Red Hat
10 72 (2.52%) Apple
11 69 (2.42%) Symantec
12 68 (2.38%) NetApp
13 60 (2.10%) Dell
14 59 (2.07%) Sophos
15 55 (1.93%) F5
16 51 (1.79%) SolarWinds
17 43 (1.51%) 3PAR
18 42 (1.47%) Juniper
19 39 (1.37%) SAP
20 38 (1.33%) Veeam
Essex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 minutes ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southend-on-sea, Essex
Spring Technology
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hertfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum On-call allowance, overtime, and ben
Posted: 17 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum plus c.£10,000 shift allowances
Posted: 18 hours ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
jft maintenance
Salary: From £23,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £10 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + + Bonus (6K) + Car (7K)
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday