The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1443 1501 1659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 18.26% 19.41% 19.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.62% 64.15% 64.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1206 1323 1381
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2233 2340 2586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.26% 30.26% 30.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1835 1991 2121
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
England

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 July 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 22 July 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 -2 441 £35,125 +10.62% 56
Cambridgeshire -2 351 £37,500 +2.73% 63
Essex -1 303 £42,500 - 24
Bedfordshire -3 217 £42,500 -5.55% 29
Suffolk +7 110 £40,000 +14.28% 18
Norfolk +15 31 £26,534 -11.55% 7
East Anglia +3 1 - -
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1287 (42.18%) Microsoft
2 864 (28.32%) SQL
3 861 (28.22%) SQL Server
4 816 (26.75%) Active Directory
5 767 (25.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 747 (24.48%) VMware
7 686 (22.48%) Linux
8 677 (22.19%) .NET
9 668 (21.89%) MS Excel
10 650 (21.30%) C#
11 560 (18.35%) Citrix
12 553 (18.13%) MS Exchange
13 501 (16.42%) MS Office
14 476 (15.60%) Windows Server 2003
15 467 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
16 454 (14.88%) Degree
17 450 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
18 438 (14.36%) Firewall
19 407 (13.34%) DNS
20 401 (13.14%) ITIL
21 382 (12.52%) ASP.NET
22 377 (12.36%) TCP/IP
23 367 (12.03%) Cisco
23 367 (12.03%) Oracle
24 359 (11.77%) UNIX
25 349 (11.44%) Finance
26 338 (11.08%) Windows 7
27 334 (10.95%) SAN
28 321 (10.52%) Java
29 308 (10.10%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 553 (18.13%) MS Exchange
2 308 (10.10%) SharePoint
3 279 (9.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 264 (8.65%) IIS
5 150 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 100 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 92 (3.02%) SharePoint 2010
8 89 (2.92%) Apache
9 86 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
10 74 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 74 (2.43%) SharePoint Server
11 73 (2.39%) Tomcat
12 63 (2.06%) Lync
13 62 (2.03%) WebSphere
14 60 (1.97%) Lotus Domino
15 55 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
16 50 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
17 42 (1.38%) IBM HTTP Server
17 42 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
18 39 (1.28%) MQSeries
Applications
1 668 (21.89%) MS Excel
2 501 (16.42%) MS Office
3 34 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.59%) MS Project
6 15 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.36%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.16%) Mingle
9 4 (0.13%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.033%) DOC1
11 1 (0.033%) PrintSoft PReS
11 1 (0.033%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.033%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.033%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.033%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.033%) Simulink
11 1 (0.033%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.033%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 42 (1.38%) assyst
2 35 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (0.88%) Magento
4 26 (0.85%) Oracle CRM
5 16 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
5 16 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
5 16 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
7 11 (0.36%) FastVal
7 11 (0.36%) SunGard APT
8 9 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.29%) AWD
9 5 (0.16%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.098%) Visualfiles
10 3 (0.098%) SAP FI
11 2 (0.066%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.066%) GoldMine
11 2 (0.066%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 98 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (2.85%) Office 365
4 49 (1.61%) SaaS
5 18 (0.59%) Google Apps
6 14 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (0.36%) PaaS
8 10 (0.33%) IaaS
9 8 (0.26%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.13%) CloudFront
10 4 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.066%) IBM SmartCloud
12 1 (0.033%) Heroku
12 1 (0.033%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 438 (14.36%) Firewall
2 407 (13.34%) DNS
3 377 (12.36%) TCP/IP
4 334 (10.95%) SAN
5 277 (9.08%) DHCP
6 260 (8.52%) LAN
7 231 (7.57%) WAN
8 219 (7.18%) VPN
9 153 (5.01%) Internet
10 100 (3.28%) HTTP
11 75 (2.46%) NAS
12 69 (2.26%) VoIP
13 64 (2.10%) Network Security
14 61 (2.00%) VLAN
15 59 (1.93%) FTP
16 55 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
17 49 (1.61%) Wireless
18 47 (1.54%) SSL
19 43 (1.41%) iSCSI
20 40 (1.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 861 (28.22%) SQL Server
2 239 (7.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 132 (4.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 118 (3.87%) MySQL
5 115 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 114 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 103 (3.38%) Oracle Database
8 97 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 61 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 54 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
11 47 (1.54%) DB2
12 46 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 44 (1.44%) RDBMS
14 43 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
15 41 (1.34%) NoSQL
16 39 (1.28%) DTS
17 37 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
18 33 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
19 32 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
19 32 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 190 (6.23%) Visual Studio
2 134 (4.39%) NUnit
3 133 (4.36%) Subversion
4 131 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 123 (4.03%) Moq
6 109 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
7 103 (3.38%) MSTest
8 55 (1.80%) Git (software)
9 28 (0.92%) Selenium
10 26 (0.85%) TeamCity
11 23 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 18 (0.59%) Eclipse
12 18 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
13 14 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 14 (0.46%) JIRA
14 12 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
15 11 (0.36%) Maven
15 11 (0.36%) Jenkins
16 10 (0.33%) MSBuild
17 9 (0.29%) MorphX
General
1 349 (11.44%) Finance
2 106 (3.47%) Retail
3 89 (2.92%) Telecoms
4 72 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 69 (2.26%) Marketing
6 47 (1.54%) Law
7 41 (1.34%) Electronics
8 35 (1.15%) Banking
9 33 (1.08%) Legal
10 31 (1.02%) Automotive
10 31 (1.02%) Back Office
11 19 (0.62%) Games
12 18 (0.59%) Military
13 16 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (0.39%) Advertising
15 10 (0.33%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.33%) Publishing
15 10 (0.33%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.23%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 628 (20.58%) Developer
2 499 (16.36%) Analyst
3 324 (10.62%) Support Engineer
4 277 (9.08%) Administrator
5 268 (8.78%) Support Analyst
6 205 (6.72%) .NET Developer
7 175 (5.74%) Systems Administrator
8 154 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 153 (5.01%) C# Developer
10 149 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
11 148 (4.85%) Software Engineer
11 148 (4.85%) IT Support
12 147 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
13 140 (4.59%) DBA
14 126 (4.13%) Architect
15 113 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
16 112 (3.67%) Systems Engineer
17 111 (3.64%) Technical Support
18 108 (3.54%) Junior
19 103 (3.38%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 677 (22.19%) .NET
2 382 (12.52%) ASP.NET
3 278 (9.11%) Web Services
4 240 (7.87%) WPF
5 229 (7.51%) HTML
6 218 (7.15%) WinForms
7 216 (7.08%) WCF
8 183 (6.00%) XML
9 173 (5.67%) .NET Framework
10 154 (5.05%) CSS
11 135 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 95 (3.11%) jQuery
13 94 (3.08%) Castle Windsor
14 92 (3.02%) Spring.NET
14 92 (3.02%) Ninject
14 92 (3.02%) Unity DI Container
15 91 (2.98%) Silverlight
16 85 (2.79%) Middleware
17 73 (2.39%) Ajax
18 68 (2.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 186 (6.10%) Computer Science
2 106 (3.47%) Clustering
3 105 (3.44%) Blackberry
4 100 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 92 (3.02%) Inversion of Control
6 91 (2.98%) Replication
7 71 (2.33%) Mathematics
8 43 (1.41%) Client/Server
9 41 (1.34%) Mobile App
10 39 (1.28%) PKI
11 38 (1.25%) SecurID
12 37 (1.21%) Firmware
13 36 (1.18%) N-Tier
14 34 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
15 31 (1.02%) Open Source
16 29 (0.95%) Thin Client
16 29 (0.95%) Fat Client
17 24 (0.79%) Device Driver
18 22 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
19 17 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 767 (25.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 686 (22.48%) Linux
3 476 (15.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 359 (11.77%) UNIX
5 338 (11.08%) Windows 7
6 272 (8.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 270 (8.85%) Windows XP
8 128 (4.20%) Android
9 117 (3.83%) Windows 8
10 113 (3.70%) Windows Vista
11 95 (3.11%) Solaris
12 91 (2.98%) Apple iOS
13 79 (2.59%) AIX
14 63 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 61 (2.00%) Windows Phone
16 49 (1.61%) Windows Phone 8
17 37 (1.21%) VMS
18 34 (1.11%) Mac OS X
19 26 (0.85%) CentOS
20 25 (0.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (13.14%) ITIL
2 257 (8.42%) Software Engineering
3 228 (7.47%) MVC
4 210 (6.88%) TDD
5 189 (6.19%) Scrum
6 183 (6.00%) OO
7 153 (5.01%) E-Commerce
8 152 (4.98%) Project Management
9 147 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
10 146 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 140 (4.59%) Multithreading
12 126 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
13 120 (3.93%) MVVM
14 118 (3.87%) Service Delivery
15 115 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
16 114 (3.74%) Migration
17 106 (3.47%) Problem Management
18 100 (3.28%) Kanban
19 99 (3.24%) CRM
20 96 (3.15%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 864 (28.32%) SQL
2 650 (21.30%) C#
3 321 (10.52%) Java
4 258 (8.46%) JavaScript
5 214 (7.01%) C++
6 194 (6.36%) T-SQL
7 167 (5.47%) PowerShell
8 130 (4.26%) Perl
9 128 (4.20%) VB.NET
10 122 (4.00%) Python
11 120 (3.93%) C
12 105 (3.44%) VB
13 87 (2.85%) PHP
14 81 (2.65%) Shell Script
15 70 (2.29%) Bash Shell
16 69 (2.26%) PL/SQL
17 58 (1.90%) VBScript
18 31 (1.02%) VBA
19 27 (0.88%) Ruby
20 25 (0.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 454 (14.88%) Degree
2 450 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 246 (8.06%) MCSE
4 159 (5.21%) MCP
5 152 (4.98%) MCITP
6 129 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
7 116 (3.80%) CCNA
8 92 (3.02%) MCTS
9 89 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 86 (2.82%) MCSA
11 78 (2.56%) Security Cleared
12 61 (2.00%) CCNP
13 59 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
14 50 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
15 49 (1.61%) ISEB
16 45 (1.47%) MCSD
17 40 (1.31%) MCAD
17 40 (1.31%) SC Cleared
18 32 (1.05%) CCA
19 22 (0.72%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (5.01%) SLA
2 105 (3.44%) QA
3 14 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.36%) HL7
5 10 (0.33%) ISO 9000
6 7 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 7 (0.23%) GAMP
6 7 (0.23%) GCP
6 7 (0.23%) GMP
6 7 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.20%) JSP 440
7 6 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.13%) DICOM
9 2 (0.066%) ISO 8583
9 2 (0.066%) COBIT
10 1 (0.033%) WAI
10 1 (0.033%) TickIT
System Software
1 816 (26.75%) Active Directory
2 467 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 279 (9.14%) Hyper-V
4 215 (7.05%) XenApp
5 147 (4.82%) vSphere
6 79 (2.59%) VMware ESX
7 72 (2.36%) XenDesktop
8 59 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
9 55 (1.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 53 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
11 46 (1.51%) Terminal Services
12 39 (1.28%) KVM
13 36 (1.18%) Xen
14 33 (1.08%) ISA Server
15 32 (1.05%) XenServer
16 28 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
17 21 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
18 20 (0.66%) UAG
19 18 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
20 16 (0.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 108 (3.54%) Backup Exec
2 98 (3.21%) SCCM
3 60 (1.97%) Puppet
4 53 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
5 50 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
6 43 (1.41%) SCOM
7 29 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
8 25 (0.82%) WSUS
9 21 (0.69%) HP SIM
10 18 (0.59%) MOM
10 18 (0.59%) NetBackup
11 16 (0.52%) Tivoli
12 15 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 15 (0.49%) Nagios
12 15 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 12 (0.39%) Opsview
14 11 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 11 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 10 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
15 10 (0.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1287 (42.18%) Microsoft
2 747 (24.48%) VMware
3 560 (18.35%) Citrix
4 367 (12.03%) Cisco
4 367 (12.03%) Oracle
5 163 (5.34%) NetApp
6 161 (5.28%) HP
7 135 (4.42%) Symantec
8 106 (3.47%) IBM
9 75 (2.46%) McAfee
10 72 (2.36%) EMC
11 66 (2.16%) Dell
12 64 (2.10%) Lotus
12 64 (2.10%) SAP
13 62 (2.03%) CheckPoint
14 55 (1.80%) Red Hat
15 47 (1.54%) Apple
16 39 (1.28%) Clearswift
17 33 (1.08%) Avaya
18 31 (1.02%) Veeam
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 37k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ALFA IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £62000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: Yesterday