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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1357 1194 1601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.49% 17.56% 17.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.27% 59.34% 62.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1076 999 1373
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
2079 2012 2575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 26.79% 29.60% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1672 1657 2169
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,200 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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 +2 401 £37,500 +7.14% 36
Cambridgeshire +1 394 £35,000 - 45
Essex +2 285 £40,500 +1.25% 16
Bedfordshire -3 152 £37,500 - 14
Suffolk -3 97 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Norfolk 0 38 £30,000 +26.31% 2
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1213 (44.55%) Microsoft
2 843 (30.96%) Active Directory
3 662 (24.31%) SQL
4 644 (23.65%) VMware
5 632 (23.21%) SQL Server
6 608 (22.33%) Linux
7 599 (22.00%) MS Excel
8 544 (19.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 469 (17.22%) ITIL
10 455 (16.71%) MS Exchange
11 436 (16.01%) .NET
12 430 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 416 (15.28%) Citrix
14 404 (14.84%) MS Office
15 403 (14.80%) C#
16 387 (14.21%) Degree
17 373 (13.70%) Firewall
18 361 (13.26%) Agile Software Development
19 343 (12.60%) UNIX
20 341 (12.52%) Windows Server 2012
21 338 (12.41%) Windows 7
22 337 (12.38%) Cisco
23 334 (12.27%) DNS
24 329 (12.08%) Java
25 321 (11.79%) Microsoft Certification
26 316 (11.60%) Oracle
27 312 (11.46%) SAN
28 308 (11.31%) Windows Server 2003
29 296 (10.87%) TCP/IP
30 288 (10.58%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 455 (16.71%) MS Exchange
2 240 (8.81%) IIS
3 217 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 213 (7.82%) SharePoint
5 153 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 96 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 95 (3.49%) Tomcat
8 85 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 77 (2.83%) WebSphere
10 65 (2.39%) Lync
11 60 (2.20%) JBoss
12 55 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
13 53 (1.95%) WebLogic
13 53 (1.95%) Apache
14 43 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 34 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
16 33 (1.21%) IBM HTTP Server
16 33 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
17 31 (1.14%) OpenEdge
18 29 (1.07%) OpenStack
Applications
1 599 (22.00%) MS Excel
2 404 (14.84%) MS Office
3 22 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (0.77%) PaintShop Pro
4 21 (0.77%) RoboHelp
5 20 (0.73%) FrameMaker
6 14 (0.51%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.40%) Mingle
8 8 (0.29%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.22%) MS Project
9 6 (0.22%) Simulink
10 5 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.15%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.073%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.037%) InDesign
13 1 (0.037%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 31 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.33%) AWD
3 8 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.26%) RiskWrite
5 5 (0.18%) SAP Business One
5 5 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.18%) assyst
6 4 (0.15%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.073%) Magento
7 2 (0.073%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.073%) Agresso
7 2 (0.073%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.073%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.037%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.037%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.037%) Maximo
8 1 (0.037%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.037%) SalesLogix
8 1 (0.037%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 90 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (2.68%) Office 365
3 56 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (1.36%) SaaS
5 28 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (0.88%) PaaS
7 19 (0.70%) IaaS
8 15 (0.55%) IBM SmartCloud
9 5 (0.18%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.073%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.073%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.073%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.037%) GitHub
12 1 (0.037%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.037%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.037%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 373 (13.70%) Firewall
2 334 (12.27%) DNS
3 312 (11.46%) SAN
4 296 (10.87%) TCP/IP
5 228 (8.37%) WAN
6 217 (7.97%) DHCP
7 213 (7.82%) LAN
8 198 (7.27%) VPN
9 125 (4.59%) Internet
10 119 (4.37%) VoIP
11 78 (2.86%) Wireless
12 74 (2.72%) HTTP
13 72 (2.64%) NAS
14 69 (2.53%) FTP
15 50 (1.84%) iSCSI
16 46 (1.69%) VLAN
17 42 (1.54%) MPLS
18 40 (1.47%) Network Security
19 37 (1.36%) SSL
20 30 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 632 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 183 (6.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (3.12%) Relational Database
4 73 (2.68%) MySQL
5 71 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 63 (2.31%) Oracle Database
7 56 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 51 (1.87%) DB2
9 48 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
9 48 (1.76%) RDBMS
10 47 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
11 40 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
12 38 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
13 31 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
14 25 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 22 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
16 21 (0.77%) NoSQL
17 16 (0.59%) Big Data
18 13 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 118 (4.33%) Visual Studio
2 89 (3.27%) NUnit
3 86 (3.16%) Subversion
4 80 (2.94%) Moq
5 71 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 70 (2.57%) Rhino Mocks
7 63 (2.31%) Git (software)
8 56 (2.06%) MSTest
9 43 (1.58%) Jenkins
10 39 (1.43%) Eclipse
11 26 (0.95%) Selenium
11 26 (0.95%) TeamCity
12 24 (0.88%) JIRA
13 20 (0.73%) Maven
13 20 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 20 (0.73%) JUnit
14 18 (0.66%) Hudson
15 14 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
16 13 (0.48%) Ant
17 10 (0.37%) LabVIEW
General
1 288 (10.58%) Finance
2 113 (4.15%) Retail
3 64 (2.35%) Manufacturing
3 64 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 57 (2.09%) Marketing
5 44 (1.62%) Banking
6 43 (1.58%) Law
7 36 (1.32%) Electronics
8 26 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 25 (0.92%) Publishing
10 24 (0.88%) Back Office
11 21 (0.77%) Legal
12 15 (0.55%) Games
13 14 (0.51%) Advertising
13 14 (0.51%) Automotive
14 10 (0.37%) Military
14 10 (0.37%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.22%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.18%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 440 (16.16%) Analyst
2 429 (15.75%) Developer
3 291 (10.69%) Support Engineer
4 231 (8.48%) Support Analyst
5 194 (7.12%) Administrator
6 185 (6.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 169 (6.21%) Software Engineer
8 155 (5.69%) IT Support
9 129 (4.74%) Architect
10 127 (4.66%) Consultant
11 120 (4.41%) Software Developer
12 116 (4.26%) .NET Developer
13 114 (4.19%) C# Developer
14 111 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
14 111 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
15 95 (3.49%) Systems Administrator
16 92 (3.38%) Service Analyst
17 91 (3.34%) Service Desk Analyst
18 88 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
19 86 (3.16%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 436 (16.01%) .NET
2 244 (8.96%) HTML
3 228 (8.37%) ASP.NET
4 165 (6.06%) CSS
5 161 (5.91%) Web Services
6 129 (4.74%) WinForms
7 124 (4.55%) XML
8 121 (4.44%) WCF
9 112 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 109 (4.00%) WPF
11 104 (3.82%) .NET Framework
12 87 (3.20%) jQuery
13 83 (3.05%) HTML5
14 78 (2.86%) Middleware
15 73 (2.68%) J2EE
16 48 (1.76%) Ajax
16 48 (1.76%) Silverlight
17 43 (1.58%) CSS3
18 42 (1.54%) Unity DI Container
19 41 (1.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 173 (6.35%) Computer Science
2 118 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
3 114 (4.19%) Blackberry
4 102 (3.75%) Mathematics
5 101 (3.71%) Clustering
6 66 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 56 (2.06%) Replication
8 44 (1.62%) PKI
9 41 (1.51%) N-Tier
9 41 (1.51%) Mobile App
10 40 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
11 38 (1.40%) Open Source
12 28 (1.03%) Cryptography
13 27 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
13 27 (0.99%) User Experience
14 25 (0.92%) Device Driver
15 21 (0.77%) iPhone
16 20 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
17 17 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
17 17 (0.62%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 608 (22.33%) Linux
2 544 (19.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 343 (12.60%) UNIX
4 341 (12.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 338 (12.41%) Windows 7
6 308 (11.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 249 (9.14%) Windows XP
8 153 (5.62%) Android
9 141 (5.18%) Windows 8
10 94 (3.45%) Apple iOS
11 89 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 83 (3.05%) Solaris
13 73 (2.68%) Windows Vista
14 61 (2.24%) AIX
15 42 (1.54%) Windows Phone
16 36 (1.32%) Windows 2000
17 30 (1.10%) CentOS
18 23 (0.84%) HPUX
19 19 (0.70%) Mac OS X
20 18 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (17.22%) ITIL
2 361 (13.26%) Agile Software Development
3 238 (8.74%) Software Engineering
4 186 (6.83%) MVC
5 157 (5.77%) Scrum
6 150 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
7 135 (4.96%) OO
8 134 (4.92%) TDD
9 133 (4.88%) E-Commerce
10 125 (4.59%) Service Delivery
11 121 (4.44%) Migration
12 117 (4.30%) Project Management
13 87 (3.20%) Web Development
14 86 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
14 86 (3.16%) Multithreading
15 80 (2.94%) Configuration Management
16 70 (2.57%) Mentoring
17 67 (2.46%) MVVM
18 66 (2.42%) Performance Tuning
19 65 (2.39%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 662 (24.31%) SQL
2 403 (14.80%) C#
3 329 (12.08%) Java
4 242 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 195 (7.16%) C++
6 189 (6.94%) PowerShell
7 173 (6.35%) Python
8 149 (5.47%) C
9 127 (4.66%) Perl
10 89 (3.27%) T-SQL
11 87 (3.20%) Bash Shell
12 66 (2.42%) VB.NET
13 54 (1.98%) VB
14 50 (1.84%) PHP
15 46 (1.69%) Shell Script
16 44 (1.62%) PL/SQL
17 41 (1.51%) VBScript
18 35 (1.29%) Ruby
19 25 (0.92%) Objective-C
20 15 (0.55%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 387 (14.21%) Degree
2 321 (11.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 161 (5.91%) MCSE
4 128 (4.70%) MCITP
5 115 (4.22%) Cisco Certification
6 108 (3.97%) MCP
7 99 (3.64%) Security Cleared
8 90 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 82 (3.01%) CCNA
10 74 (2.72%) MCSA
11 69 (2.53%) SC Cleared
12 68 (2.50%) CCNP
13 67 (2.46%) MCTS
14 57 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
15 31 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
16 28 (1.03%) ISEB
17 27 (0.99%) VCP5
18 21 (0.77%) NCDA
19 19 (0.70%) NCIE
19 19 (0.70%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (5.29%) SLA
2 72 (2.64%) QA
3 16 (0.59%) ISO 9000
4 15 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.11%) GAMP
8 3 (0.11%) GCP
8 3 (0.11%) GMP
9 1 (0.037%) WCAG
9 1 (0.037%) JTAG
9 1 (0.037%) JSP 440
System Software
1 843 (30.96%) Active Directory
2 430 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 234 (8.59%) Hyper-V
4 120 (4.41%) vSphere
5 114 (4.19%) XenApp
6 101 (3.71%) VMware ESX
7 78 (2.86%) XenDesktop
8 53 (1.95%) VMware ESXi
9 38 (1.40%) vCloud
10 37 (1.36%) Terminal Services
11 31 (1.14%) Xen
12 30 (1.10%) XenServer
13 29 (1.07%) Firmware
14 21 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
14 21 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 17 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
16 14 (0.51%) Terminal Server
17 10 (0.37%) ISA Server
17 10 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
18 9 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 108 (3.97%) SCCM
2 73 (2.68%) Backup Exec
3 52 (1.91%) SCOM
4 51 (1.87%) Puppet
5 37 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (1.18%) NetBackup
7 28 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
7 28 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 27 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
9 20 (0.73%) MOM
10 17 (0.62%) Tivoli
10 17 (0.62%) Ansible
11 11 (0.40%) WSUS
12 9 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
12 9 (0.33%) Opsview
13 8 (0.29%) SCOrch
14 7 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 6 (0.22%) SCVMM
15 6 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 6 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 1213 (44.55%) Microsoft
2 644 (23.65%) VMware
3 416 (15.28%) Citrix
4 337 (12.38%) Cisco
5 316 (11.60%) Oracle
6 166 (6.10%) HP
7 132 (4.85%) IBM
8 99 (3.64%) NetApp
9 88 (3.23%) Symantec
10 67 (2.46%) Red Hat
11 62 (2.28%) Dell
12 50 (1.84%) Apple
12 50 (1.84%) CheckPoint
13 45 (1.65%) EMC
14 30 (1.10%) Sophos
15 29 (1.07%) Sun
16 28 (1.03%) SolarWinds
17 26 (0.95%) Veeam
18 25 (0.92%) SAP
19 24 (0.88%) Veritas
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £26,000 to £30,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + CAR
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £17,000-£18,000pa + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
networx
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Sanger Institute
Salary: £37845 - £48147 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum £32,000 - £38,000 + Great company be
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago