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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1427 1493 1731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.21% 17.74% 20.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.82% 60.77% 67.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1130 1266 1523
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £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
2015 2457 2548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.13% 29.20% 30.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1601 2032 2189
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +4 566 £37,500 +10.29% 51
Cambridgeshire +6 354 £38,500 +2.66% 57
Essex -1 224 £42,000 -6.66% 30
Bedfordshire -8 144 £40,000 -5.88% 18
Suffolk +1 110 £32,500 -13.33% 7
Norfolk -1 43 £26,125 -1.41% 7
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1230 (44.61%) Microsoft
2 914 (33.15%) Active Directory
3 830 (30.11%) SQL Server
4 827 (30.00%) SQL
5 762 (27.64%) VMware
6 727 (26.37%) Linux
7 629 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 616 (22.34%) MS Excel
9 551 (19.99%) MS Exchange
10 542 (19.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 511 (18.53%) .NET
12 502 (18.21%) Citrix
13 447 (16.21%) C#
14 439 (15.92%) ITIL
15 434 (15.74%) VMware Infrastructure
16 417 (15.13%) Degree
17 363 (13.17%) Microsoft Certification
18 362 (13.13%) MS Office
19 356 (12.91%) Agile Software Development
20 350 (12.69%) DNS
21 340 (12.33%) Windows 7
22 334 (12.11%) SAN
23 330 (11.97%) Java
24 327 (11.86%) HTML
25 326 (11.82%) Cisco
26 321 (11.64%) JavaScript
27 319 (11.57%) Firewall
28 304 (11.03%) Exchange Server 2010
29 303 (10.99%) ASP.NET
30 302 (10.95%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 551 (19.99%) MS Exchange
2 304 (11.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 260 (9.43%) SharePoint
4 254 (9.21%) IIS
5 176 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 129 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 106 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 104 (3.77%) Tomcat
9 89 (3.23%) Lync
10 82 (2.97%) WebSphere
10 82 (2.97%) JBoss
11 68 (2.47%) Apache
12 47 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
13 46 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
14 37 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
15 35 (1.27%) WebLogic
16 34 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 28 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
18 26 (0.94%) IBM Notes
19 24 (0.87%) GlassFish
Applications
1 616 (22.34%) MS Excel
2 362 (13.13%) MS Office
3 32 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.29%) Mingle
6 6 (0.22%) S-PLUS
7 5 (0.18%) RoboHelp
7 5 (0.18%) FrameMaker
7 5 (0.18%) PaintShop Pro
7 5 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
8 4 (0.15%) MS Project
8 4 (0.15%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.11%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.073%) HipChat
10 2 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.073%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.036%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.036%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 23 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.44%) AWD
3 11 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.40%) assyst
4 10 (0.36%) Magento
5 8 (0.29%) Maximo
6 7 (0.25%) CA PPM
7 6 (0.22%) SAP Business One
8 5 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.11%) Tridion
10 2 (0.073%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.073%) RiskWrite
10 2 (0.073%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.073%) Line 50
11 1 (0.036%) Cognos Planning
11 1 (0.036%) SunGard AvantGard
11 1 (0.036%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.036%) Infor CRM
11 1 (0.036%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 146 (5.30%) Office 365
2 88 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
4 24 (0.87%) SaaS
5 23 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (0.47%) IBM SmartCloud
7 10 (0.36%) PaaS
8 9 (0.33%) Google Apps
9 8 (0.29%) IaaS
10 3 (0.11%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.073%) Heroku
11 2 (0.073%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.036%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.036%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.036%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 350 (12.69%) DNS
2 334 (12.11%) SAN
3 319 (11.57%) Firewall
4 278 (10.08%) DHCP
5 270 (9.79%) TCP/IP
6 215 (7.80%) WAN
7 194 (7.04%) LAN
8 166 (6.02%) VPN
9 101 (3.66%) Internet
10 72 (2.61%) VLAN
11 70 (2.54%) VoIP
12 61 (2.21%) HTTP
13 59 (2.14%) Wireless
14 56 (2.03%) FTP
15 54 (1.96%) SSL
16 47 (1.70%) LDAP
17 37 (1.34%) NAS
18 34 (1.23%) Network Security
19 32 (1.16%) MPLS
20 28 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 830 (30.11%) SQL Server
2 173 (6.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 133 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 113 (4.10%) MySQL
5 98 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 85 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 84 (3.05%) Relational Database
8 69 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 48 (1.74%) SQL Server 2000
10 47 (1.70%) Oracle Database
11 42 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 41 (1.49%) DB2
13 31 (1.12%) RDBMS
13 31 (1.12%) MS Access
14 26 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
15 25 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
16 24 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
17 21 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
18 17 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 17 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 97 (3.52%) Visual Studio
2 85 (3.08%) Jenkins
3 65 (2.36%) Moq
4 64 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 64 (2.32%) Subversion
5 63 (2.29%) Git (software)
6 62 (2.25%) Selenium
7 61 (2.21%) NUnit
8 48 (1.74%) TeamCity
9 45 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
10 39 (1.41%) MSTest
11 38 (1.38%) Rhino Mocks
12 29 (1.05%) JIRA
13 27 (0.98%) SpecFlow
14 18 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 15 (0.54%) Eclipse
16 14 (0.51%) JUnit
17 11 (0.40%) CruiseControl
17 11 (0.40%) Mockito
18 10 (0.36%) ReSharper
General
1 298 (10.81%) Finance
2 80 (2.90%) Retail
3 70 (2.54%) Banking
4 69 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 57 (2.07%) Marketing
6 46 (1.67%) Electronics
7 43 (1.56%) Legal
8 42 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 34 (1.23%) Automotive
10 33 (1.20%) Publishing
11 22 (0.80%) Law
12 17 (0.62%) Games
13 12 (0.44%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.29%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.25%) French Language
15 7 (0.25%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.22%) Back Office
16 6 (0.22%) German Language
16 6 (0.22%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 505 (18.32%) Developer
2 424 (15.38%) Analyst
3 281 (10.19%) Support Engineer
4 222 (8.05%) Software Engineer
5 218 (7.91%) Support Analyst
6 176 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 167 (6.06%) Administrator
8 141 (5.11%) Consultant
9 136 (4.93%) Software Developer
10 130 (4.72%) .NET Developer
11 125 (4.53%) 3rd Line Support
12 123 (4.46%) Senior Developer
13 116 (4.21%) Architect
14 112 (4.06%) IT Support
15 105 (3.81%) C# Developer
16 104 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
17 98 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
18 86 (3.12%) Systems Engineer
19 79 (2.87%) C# .NET Developer
20 73 (2.65%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 511 (18.53%) .NET
2 327 (11.86%) HTML
3 303 (10.99%) ASP.NET
4 217 (7.87%) CSS
5 197 (7.15%) Web Services
6 151 (5.48%) jQuery
7 147 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 143 (5.19%) XML
9 135 (4.90%) HTML5
10 121 (4.39%) .NET Framework
11 114 (4.13%) WCF
12 96 (3.48%) J2EE
13 85 (3.08%) WinForms
14 84 (3.05%) CSS3
15 78 (2.83%) WPF
16 69 (2.50%) Ajax
16 69 (2.50%) Entity Framework
17 55 (1.99%) AngularJS
18 42 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
18 42 (1.52%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 176 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 107 (3.88%) Blackberry
4 105 (3.81%) Clustering
5 89 (3.23%) Replication
5 89 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 79 (2.87%) Mathematics
7 44 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 38 (1.38%) Thin Client
8 38 (1.38%) Fat Client
9 35 (1.27%) iSeries
10 33 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 31 (1.12%) CMDB
11 31 (1.12%) AS400
12 30 (1.09%) FMCG
13 28 (1.02%) Open Source
14 27 (0.98%) Device Driver
15 25 (0.91%) Pocket PC
16 23 (0.83%) Mobile App
16 23 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 727 (26.37%) Linux
2 629 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 542 (19.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 340 (12.33%) Windows 7
5 293 (10.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 254 (9.21%) UNIX
7 195 (7.07%) Android
8 186 (6.75%) Windows XP
9 136 (4.93%) Windows 8
10 125 (4.53%) Apple iOS
11 67 (2.43%) AIX
12 63 (2.29%) Solaris
13 51 (1.85%) Mac OS X
14 49 (1.78%) Windows 2000
14 49 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 38 (1.38%) Windows Vista
16 26 (0.94%) Debian
17 25 (0.91%) CentOS
18 24 (0.87%) Windows Phone
19 17 (0.62%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (15.92%) ITIL
2 356 (12.91%) Agile Software Development
3 293 (10.63%) Software Engineering
4 234 (8.49%) MVC
5 181 (6.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 168 (6.09%) Scrum
7 152 (5.51%) TDD
8 127 (4.61%) Project Management
9 126 (4.57%) OO
10 112 (4.06%) Mentoring
11 104 (3.77%) Migration
12 98 (3.55%) Continuous Integration
13 92 (3.34%) Service Delivery
13 92 (3.34%) Web Development
14 91 (3.30%) Change Management
15 78 (2.83%) Problem Management
16 77 (2.79%) Performance Tuning
17 76 (2.76%) Configuration Management
18 69 (2.50%) Time Management
19 62 (2.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 827 (30.00%) SQL
2 447 (16.21%) C#
3 330 (11.97%) Java
4 321 (11.64%) JavaScript
5 253 (9.18%) C++
6 221 (8.02%) PowerShell
7 220 (7.98%) C
8 141 (5.11%) Python
9 128 (4.64%) Perl
10 116 (4.21%) T-SQL
11 100 (3.63%) Bash Shell
12 86 (3.12%) VB
13 73 (2.65%) PHP
14 70 (2.54%) VB.NET
15 57 (2.07%) VBScript
16 56 (2.03%) Objective-C
17 43 (1.56%) PL/SQL
18 33 (1.20%) Shell Script
19 26 (0.94%) Ruby
20 21 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 417 (15.13%) Degree
2 363 (13.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 207 (7.51%) MCSE
4 169 (6.13%) MCP
5 148 (5.37%) MCSA
6 104 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
7 87 (3.16%) CCNA
8 84 (3.05%) MCITP
9 80 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 78 (2.83%) Security Cleared
11 68 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
12 53 (1.92%) SC Cleared
13 39 (1.41%) MCTS
14 36 (1.31%) CCNP
15 35 (1.27%) ISEB
16 27 (0.98%) ISTQB
17 24 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 22 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
19 21 (0.76%) VCP5
20 18 (0.65%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (6.17%) SLA
2 71 (2.58%) QA
3 22 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 5 (0.18%) GMP
7 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.15%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.073%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.073%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.073%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.036%) WAI
System Software
1 914 (33.15%) Active Directory
2 434 (15.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 266 (9.65%) Hyper-V
4 169 (6.13%) vSphere
5 145 (5.26%) VMware ESX
6 140 (5.08%) XenApp
7 81 (2.94%) XenDesktop
8 61 (2.21%) Firmware
9 49 (1.78%) Terminal Services
9 49 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
10 45 (1.63%) vCloud
11 28 (1.02%) XenServer
12 23 (0.83%) Terminal Server
13 20 (0.73%) Xen
14 10 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 9 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 9 (0.33%) VMware Server
16 8 (0.29%) Postfix
16 8 (0.29%) iptables
16 8 (0.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 157 (5.69%) SCCM
2 78 (2.83%) SCOM
3 76 (2.76%) Backup Exec
4 45 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 45 (1.63%) WSUS
5 38 (1.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 36 (1.31%) Puppet
6 36 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
6 36 (1.31%) Tivoli
7 32 (1.16%) NetBackup
8 14 (0.51%) Ansible
8 14 (0.51%) Nagios
9 10 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.25%) MOM
10 7 (0.25%) HAProxy
10 7 (0.25%) Data Guard
11 6 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 6 (0.22%) AirWatch
11 6 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1230 (44.61%) Microsoft
2 762 (27.64%) VMware
3 502 (18.21%) Citrix
4 326 (11.82%) Cisco
5 302 (10.95%) Oracle
6 201 (7.29%) HP
7 152 (5.51%) IBM
8 91 (3.30%) Symantec
9 86 (3.12%) NetApp
10 82 (2.97%) CheckPoint
11 63 (2.29%) Sophos
12 62 (2.25%) Red Hat
13 61 (2.21%) Apple
14 59 (2.14%) 3PAR
15 50 (1.81%) Dell
16 43 (1.56%) F5
17 39 (1.41%) Veeam
18 36 (1.31%) BMC
18 36 (1.31%) SonicWALL
19 35 (1.27%) SAP
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