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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 5 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1368 1364 1527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 18.60% 19.11% 18.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.49% 63.47% 60.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 1167 1302
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
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
2027 2149 2529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.56% 30.11% 30.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1682 1807 2154
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 0 456 £35,000 +2.94% 56
Cambridgeshire +3 388 £40,000 +9.58% 53
Essex -1 269 £40,000 -11.11% 26
Bedfordshire -9 143 £40,000 - 17
Suffolk -7 87 £31,250 -21.87% 16
Norfolk +7 52 £30,000 +25.00% 7
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1253 (45.14%) Microsoft
2 914 (32.93%) Active Directory
3 769 (27.70%) SQL
4 739 (26.62%) SQL Server
5 707 (25.47%) VMware
6 689 (24.82%) Linux
7 642 (23.13%) MS Excel
8 537 (19.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 501 (18.05%) ITIL
10 496 (17.87%) MS Exchange
11 461 (16.61%) Citrix
12 451 (16.25%) .NET
13 419 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
14 402 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012
15 398 (14.34%) Degree
16 383 (13.80%) C#
16 383 (13.80%) MS Office
17 364 (13.11%) Windows 7
18 350 (12.61%) Java
19 343 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
20 336 (12.10%) SAN
21 335 (12.07%) Oracle
22 334 (12.03%) Cisco
23 332 (11.96%) DNS
23 332 (11.96%) Firewall
24 323 (11.64%) UNIX
25 318 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
26 284 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
27 282 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2010
28 278 (10.01%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 496 (17.87%) MS Exchange
2 282 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 250 (9.01%) IIS
4 233 (8.39%) SharePoint
5 168 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 105 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 101 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 98 (3.53%) Tomcat
9 90 (3.24%) JBoss
10 83 (2.99%) WebSphere
11 62 (2.23%) Lync
12 61 (2.20%) WebLogic
13 50 (1.80%) Apache
14 46 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
15 42 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 41 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
17 32 (1.15%) GlassFish
17 32 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
17 32 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
18 30 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 642 (23.13%) MS Excel
2 383 (13.80%) MS Office
3 22 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (0.61%) FrameMaker
4 17 (0.61%) PaintShop Pro
4 17 (0.61%) RoboHelp
5 12 (0.43%) Mingle
6 11 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.25%) MS Project
8 6 (0.22%) S-PLUS
9 5 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
10 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.11%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.072%) Simulink
12 2 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.036%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 16 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.47%) AWD
4 11 (0.40%) assyst
5 7 (0.25%) Maximo
5 7 (0.25%) CA PPM
5 7 (0.25%) RiskWrite
6 6 (0.22%) Magento
7 5 (0.18%) SAP Business One
8 3 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.072%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.072%) SalesLogix
9 2 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.072%) Tridion
9 2 (0.072%) Agresso
9 2 (0.072%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.072%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.036%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.036%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 80 (2.88%) Office 365
2 73 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (1.04%) SaaS
6 21 (0.76%) IBM SmartCloud
7 17 (0.61%) IaaS
8 16 (0.58%) PaaS
9 7 (0.25%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.11%) Yammer
11 2 (0.072%) Heroku
12 1 (0.036%) GitHub
12 1 (0.036%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 336 (12.10%) SAN
2 332 (11.96%) DNS
2 332 (11.96%) Firewall
3 244 (8.79%) TCP/IP
4 226 (8.14%) DHCP
5 213 (7.67%) WAN
6 193 (6.95%) LAN
7 179 (6.45%) VPN
8 118 (4.25%) Internet
9 109 (3.93%) VoIP
10 71 (2.56%) Wireless
11 67 (2.41%) FTP
12 64 (2.31%) HTTP
13 56 (2.02%) VLAN
13 56 (2.02%) NAS
14 47 (1.69%) iSCSI
15 43 (1.55%) MPLS
16 39 (1.40%) Fibre Channel
17 33 (1.19%) SSL
18 31 (1.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 739 (26.62%) SQL Server
2 206 (7.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 103 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 102 (3.67%) Relational Database
5 90 (3.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 85 (3.06%) MySQL
7 52 (1.87%) Oracle Database
8 49 (1.77%) DB2
9 47 (1.69%) RDBMS
10 46 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 43 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
12 40 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
13 37 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
13 37 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
14 30 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 30 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 27 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
16 25 (0.90%) MS Access
17 22 (0.79%) NoSQL
18 14 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 115 (4.14%) Visual Studio
2 75 (2.70%) NUnit
3 74 (2.67%) Moq
4 72 (2.59%) Jenkins
5 69 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 64 (2.31%) Git (software)
7 58 (2.09%) Rhino Mocks
8 57 (2.05%) Subversion
9 52 (1.87%) MSTest
10 39 (1.40%) Selenium
11 33 (1.19%) TeamCity
12 27 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
13 23 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 22 (0.79%) Maven
14 22 (0.79%) JIRA
15 20 (0.72%) Eclipse
16 15 (0.54%) Ant
16 15 (0.54%) SpecFlow
17 14 (0.50%) Hudson
18 12 (0.43%) JUnit
General
1 278 (10.01%) Finance
2 82 (2.95%) Retail
3 54 (1.95%) Banking
4 52 (1.87%) Law
5 50 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 48 (1.73%) Marketing
7 43 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 42 (1.51%) Electronics
9 40 (1.44%) Publishing
10 37 (1.33%) Legal
11 22 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
12 19 (0.68%) Automotive
13 17 (0.61%) Games
14 13 (0.47%) Back Office
15 9 (0.32%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.32%) Advertising
15 9 (0.32%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.18%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.18%) French Language
16 5 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 472 (17.00%) Analyst
2 431 (15.53%) Developer
3 272 (9.80%) Support Engineer
4 238 (8.57%) Support Analyst
5 215 (7.74%) Software Engineer
6 196 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 146 (5.26%) Administrator
8 145 (5.22%) Software Developer
9 141 (5.08%) IT Support
10 126 (4.54%) Architect
11 121 (4.36%) 3rd Line Support
12 113 (4.07%) .NET Developer
13 109 (3.93%) Consultant
14 104 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support
15 96 (3.46%) Senior Developer
16 95 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
16 95 (3.42%) C# Developer
17 88 (3.17%) Service Analyst
18 87 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
19 81 (2.92%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 451 (16.25%) .NET
2 255 (9.19%) HTML
3 224 (8.07%) ASP.NET
4 193 (6.95%) Web Services
5 177 (6.38%) CSS
6 132 (4.76%) XML
7 121 (4.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 118 (4.25%) WCF
9 109 (3.93%) WinForms
9 109 (3.93%) jQuery
10 106 (3.82%) HTML5
10 106 (3.82%) J2EE
11 102 (3.67%) .NET Framework
12 83 (2.99%) WPF
13 65 (2.34%) CSS3
14 58 (2.09%) Ajax
14 58 (2.09%) Middleware
15 42 (1.51%) SOAP
16 41 (1.48%) Silverlight
17 34 (1.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 160 (5.76%) Computer Science
2 152 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 128 (4.61%) Blackberry
4 108 (3.89%) Clustering
5 77 (2.77%) Replication
5 77 (2.77%) Management Information System
6 64 (2.31%) Mathematics
7 41 (1.48%) N-Tier
8 37 (1.33%) Open Source
9 31 (1.12%) Mobile App
10 29 (1.04%) Device Driver
11 27 (0.97%) PKI
11 27 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
12 25 (0.90%) iSeries
13 23 (0.83%) iPad
13 23 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
13 23 (0.83%) Fat Client
13 23 (0.83%) FMCG
13 23 (0.83%) Thin Client
14 22 (0.79%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 689 (24.82%) Linux
2 537 (19.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 402 (14.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 364 (13.11%) Windows 7
5 323 (11.64%) UNIX
6 284 (10.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 251 (9.04%) Windows XP
8 181 (6.52%) Android
9 160 (5.76%) Windows 8
10 112 (4.03%) Apple iOS
11 78 (2.81%) Solaris
12 71 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 59 (2.13%) Windows Vista
14 58 (2.09%) AIX
15 51 (1.84%) Windows 2000
16 42 (1.51%) Mac OS X
17 33 (1.19%) Windows Phone
18 25 (0.90%) CentOS
18 25 (0.90%) HPUX
19 17 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (18.05%) ITIL
2 343 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (9.65%) Software Engineering
4 198 (7.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 195 (7.02%) MVC
6 156 (5.62%) Scrum
7 146 (5.26%) OO
8 130 (4.68%) TDD
9 121 (4.36%) Service Delivery
10 116 (4.18%) Project Management
11 115 (4.14%) Migration
12 94 (3.39%) Problem Management
13 92 (3.31%) Configuration Management
14 90 (3.24%) E-Commerce
15 89 (3.21%) Continuous Integration
16 84 (3.03%) Web Development
16 84 (3.03%) Change Management
17 74 (2.67%) Mentoring
18 70 (2.52%) Performance Tuning
19 69 (2.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 769 (27.70%) SQL
2 383 (13.80%) C#
3 350 (12.61%) Java
4 255 (9.19%) JavaScript
5 210 (7.56%) C++
6 204 (7.35%) PowerShell
7 170 (6.12%) C
8 152 (5.48%) Python
9 112 (4.03%) Perl
10 88 (3.17%) Bash Shell
11 79 (2.85%) T-SQL
12 69 (2.49%) VB.NET
13 66 (2.38%) VB
14 58 (2.09%) PHP
15 53 (1.91%) PL/SQL
16 42 (1.51%) VBScript
17 33 (1.19%) Shell Script
18 30 (1.08%) Ruby
19 27 (0.97%) Objective-C
20 18 (0.65%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 398 (14.34%) Degree
2 318 (11.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 180 (6.48%) MCSE
4 129 (4.65%) MCP
5 125 (4.50%) MCSA
6 114 (4.11%) MCITP
7 95 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
8 94 (3.39%) Security Cleared
9 82 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 73 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
11 70 (2.52%) SC Cleared
12 68 (2.45%) CCNA
13 67 (2.41%) VCP4
14 48 (1.73%) CCNP
15 47 (1.69%) MCTS
16 36 (1.30%) ISEB
17 24 (0.86%) MCDST
18 23 (0.83%) VCP5
19 21 (0.76%) ISTQB
20 15 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (5.76%) SLA
2 75 (2.70%) QA
3 13 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (0.40%) ISO 9000
5 9 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.11%) GMP
7 3 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.072%) GAMP
8 2 (0.072%) GCP
8 2 (0.072%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.072%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.036%) JTAG
9 1 (0.036%) JSP 440
System Software
1 914 (32.93%) Active Directory
2 419 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 239 (8.61%) Hyper-V
4 151 (5.44%) vSphere
5 117 (4.21%) XenApp
6 95 (3.42%) VMware ESX
7 82 (2.95%) XenDesktop
8 54 (1.95%) vCloud
9 49 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
10 39 (1.40%) Firmware
11 33 (1.19%) Xen
12 25 (0.90%) XenServer
13 24 (0.86%) Terminal Services
14 19 (0.68%) Terminal Server
15 14 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
16 12 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
17 10 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
17 10 (0.36%) VMware Server
18 9 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 9 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 151 (5.44%) SCCM
2 86 (3.10%) SCOM
3 76 (2.74%) Backup Exec
4 49 (1.77%) Puppet
5 41 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
7 38 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 38 (1.37%) NetBackup
8 32 (1.15%) WSUS
9 28 (1.01%) Tivoli
10 21 (0.76%) Ansible
11 20 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
12 16 (0.58%) MOM
13 12 (0.43%) Opsview
14 9 (0.32%) Data Guard
15 7 (0.25%) SCOrch
16 6 (0.22%) Cacti
16 6 (0.22%) ZENworks
16 6 (0.22%) SCVMM
17 5 (0.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1253 (45.14%) Microsoft
2 707 (25.47%) VMware
3 461 (16.61%) Citrix
4 335 (12.07%) Oracle
5 334 (12.03%) Cisco
6 192 (6.92%) HP
7 166 (5.98%) IBM
8 95 (3.42%) Symantec
9 89 (3.21%) NetApp
10 64 (2.31%) Red Hat
11 54 (1.95%) Apple
12 50 (1.80%) Sophos
12 50 (1.80%) EMC
13 47 (1.69%) 3PAR
14 44 (1.59%) Dell
15 32 (1.15%) SAP
15 32 (1.15%) Veritas
16 31 (1.12%) CheckPoint
17 30 (1.08%) Veeam
18 29 (1.04%) Sun
Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Flex Benefits, Pension, Bonus Scheme,
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Base+Prospects
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Salary+Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Lowestoft, Suffolk
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Proteus Europe
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + healthcare + Shares
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £2300 - £2500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Excellent + Substantial Large company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: Excellent + Substantial Large Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago