The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 13341 15934 17783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 14.57% 15.55% 16.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.75% 59.14% 60.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11606 13670 14933
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Windows
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
22710 26942 29543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.79% 26.30% 26.99%
Number of salaries quoted 19611 22942 24743
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in England

Windows
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the England region.

Windows Salary Trend in England

Windows
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in England

Windows
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 5168 £47,500 - 513
South East 0 3289 £40,000 +3.89% 371
East of England -1 940 £37,500 - 120
South West 0 923 £32,500 -4.41% 147
Yorkshire +1 825 £35,000 - 129
North West -1 808 £38,500 +18.46% 144
West Midlands -1 758 £31,500 -10.00% 127
East Midlands +2 551 £33,000 -5.71% 58
North East +7 120 £37,563 +15.57% 27
Midlands +8 1 £46,000 +23.48% 2
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Windows.

1 11184 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 10145 (37.22%) Active Directory
3 9903 (36.33%) Windows Server
4 7363 (27.01%) VMware
5 7159 (26.27%) Linux
6 6576 (24.13%) SQL
7 6168 (22.63%) SQL Server
8 5147 (18.88%) ITIL
9 5096 (18.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 5049 (18.52%) MS Excel
11 5022 (18.43%) Finance
12 4731 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 4543 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4369 (16.03%) MS Exchange
15 4266 (15.65%) Windows 7
16 4065 (14.91%) .NET
17 4045 (14.84%) Cisco
18 4042 (14.83%) Firewall
19 3942 (14.46%) C#
20 3864 (14.18%) MS Office
21 3798 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
22 3705 (13.59%) Citrix
23 3246 (11.91%) Degree
24 3083 (11.31%) DNS
25 2994 (10.98%) Unix
26 2822 (10.35%) TCP/IP
27 2782 (10.21%) Office 365
28 2730 (10.02%) Microsoft Certification
29 2676 (9.82%) PowerShell
30 2661 (9.76%) Hyper-V

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4369 (16.03%) MS Exchange
2 2377 (8.72%) IIS
3 1993 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1512 (5.55%) SharePoint
5 1365 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1008 (3.70%) Apache
7 863 (3.17%) Skype for Business
8 853 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 773 (2.84%) Tomcat
10 492 (1.81%) WebSphere
11 465 (1.71%) JBoss
12 446 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 381 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
14 331 (1.21%) WebLogic
15 239 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
16 229 (0.84%) Confluence
17 227 (0.83%) CMS
18 219 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
19 211 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
20 195 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5049 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 3864 (14.18%) MS Office
3 370 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 220 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 89 (0.33%) MS Project
6 82 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 31 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 31 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 22 (0.081%) Acrobat
9 20 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
10 19 (0.070%) Final Cut Pro
11 17 (0.062%) AutoCAD
12 13 (0.048%) MODO
13 11 (0.040%) SOLIDWORKS
14 10 (0.037%) FrameMaker
15 8 (0.029%) Adobe After Effects
15 8 (0.029%) InfoPath
16 6 (0.022%) OmniGraffle
17 5 (0.018%) Maple
17 5 (0.018%) Revit
Business Applications
1 281 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 68 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 52 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 47 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 42 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 38 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 33 (0.12%) assyst
7 33 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
8 32 (0.12%) thinkFolio
9 30 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
10 29 (0.11%) Markit EDM
11 22 (0.081%) LatentZero
12 21 (0.077%) Oracle BPM
12 21 (0.077%) Unit4 Business World
13 19 (0.070%) Eagle PACE
14 18 (0.066%) SAP ERP
15 15 (0.055%) Oracle 11i
16 14 (0.051%) Magento
16 14 (0.051%) Maximo
16 14 (0.051%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 2782 (10.21%) Office 365
2 1748 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1617 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
4 653 (2.40%) SaaS
5 268 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 255 (0.94%) IaaS
7 249 (0.91%) PaaS
8 139 (0.51%) Mimecast
9 136 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
10 116 (0.43%) Google Apps
11 109 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
12 90 (0.33%) GitHub
13 70 (0.26%) Amazon S3
14 69 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
15 67 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
16 58 (0.21%) OpenShift
17 55 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 53 (0.19%) iTunes
19 50 (0.18%) OneDrive
20 40 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 4042 (14.83%) Firewall
2 3083 (11.31%) DNS
3 2822 (10.35%) TCP/IP
4 2642 (9.69%) SAN
5 2272 (8.34%) WAN
6 2219 (8.14%) LAN
7 2102 (7.71%) DHCP
8 1832 (6.72%) VPN
9 1235 (4.53%) VoIP
10 995 (3.65%) Internet
11 810 (2.97%) Wireless
12 798 (2.93%) Network Security
13 663 (2.43%) VLAN
14 658 (2.41%) NAS
15 604 (2.22%) HTTP
16 422 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
17 415 (1.52%) SSL
18 387 (1.42%) Remote Desktop
19 381 (1.40%) MPLS
20 358 (1.31%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6168 (22.63%) SQL Server
2 1117 (4.10%) MySQL
3 1045 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 799 (2.93%) Relational Database
5 762 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 644 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 581 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
8 543 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 511 (1.87%) Oracle Database
10 485 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
11 381 (1.40%) RDBMS
12 371 (1.36%) NoSQL
13 292 (1.07%) Big Data
14 259 (0.95%) MongoDB
15 240 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
16 220 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 207 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
18 177 (0.65%) Hadoop
19 162 (0.59%) DB2
20 159 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 875 (3.21%) Visual Studio
2 819 (3.00%) Git (software)
3 671 (2.46%) Jenkins
4 648 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 619 (2.27%) Subversion
6 608 (2.23%) JIRA
7 604 (2.22%) NUnit
8 474 (1.74%) Selenium
9 445 (1.63%) TeamCity
10 408 (1.50%) Rhino Mocks
11 372 (1.36%) Moq
12 343 (1.26%) MSTest
13 223 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
14 189 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 183 (0.67%) Maven
16 178 (0.65%) JUnit
17 146 (0.54%) SpecFlow
18 141 (0.52%) Eclipse
19 123 (0.45%) Cucumber
20 104 (0.38%) MSI
General
1 5022 (18.43%) Finance
2 1368 (5.02%) Banking
3 1322 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 905 (3.32%) Retail
5 847 (3.11%) Law
6 728 (2.67%) Legal
7 530 (1.94%) Marketing
8 444 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 395 (1.45%) Games
10 324 (1.19%) Back Office
11 240 (0.88%) Electronics
12 238 (0.87%) Advertising
13 226 (0.83%) Publishing
14 222 (0.81%) Financial Institution
15 200 (0.73%) German Language
15 200 (0.73%) Investment Banking
16 192 (0.70%) Automotive
17 177 (0.65%) French Language
18 173 (0.63%) Aerospace
19 147 (0.54%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5340 (19.59%) Analyst
2 4155 (15.24%) Developer
3 3418 (12.54%) Support Engineer
4 2668 (9.79%) Support Analyst
5 2059 (7.55%) IT Support
6 2045 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1716 (6.30%) .NET Developer
8 1590 (5.83%) C# Developer
9 1482 (5.44%) 2nd Line Support
10 1430 (5.25%) Windows Engineer
11 1370 (5.03%) Administrator
12 1364 (5.00%) Service Analyst
13 1296 (4.75%) Service Desk Analyst
14 1268 (4.65%) Applications Support
15 1235 (4.53%) IT Engineer
16 1108 (4.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 1097 (4.02%) IT Analyst
18 1066 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support
19 1059 (3.89%) C# .NET Developer
20 1024 (3.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4065 (14.91%) .NET
2 1973 (7.24%) HTML
3 1907 (7.00%) Web Services
4 1834 (6.73%) ASP.NET
5 1501 (5.51%) CSS
6 1297 (4.76%) XML
7 1142 (4.19%) jQuery
8 1037 (3.80%) WCF
9 974 (3.57%) WPF
10 965 (3.54%) .NET Framework
11 936 (3.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 812 (2.98%) WinForms
13 614 (2.25%) AngularJS
14 609 (2.23%) HTML5
15 477 (1.75%) SOAP
16 458 (1.68%) JSON
17 440 (1.61%) Ajax
18 417 (1.53%) Middleware
19 391 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 389 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1787 (6.56%) Computer Science
2 1715 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1676 (6.15%) Data Centre
4 951 (3.49%) Blackberry
5 828 (3.04%) Management Information System
6 795 (2.92%) Clustering
7 653 (2.40%) Driving Licence
8 527 (1.93%) Replication
9 502 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
10 469 (1.72%) Mobile App
11 458 (1.68%) iPhone
12 453 (1.66%) iPad
13 441 (1.62%) Client/Server
14 420 (1.54%) Mathematics
15 402 (1.47%) User Experience
16 351 (1.29%) Hedge funds
17 344 (1.26%) Smartphone
18 299 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
19 230 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
20 210 (0.77%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9903 (36.33%) Windows Server
2 7159 (26.27%) Linux
3 5096 (18.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 4731 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4266 (15.65%) Windows 7
6 2994 (10.98%) Unix
7 2347 (8.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 1836 (6.74%) Windows 8
9 1419 (5.21%) Windows 10
10 1168 (4.29%) Android
11 1125 (4.13%) Windows XP
12 969 (3.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 885 (3.25%) Apple iOS
14 814 (2.99%) Mac OS X
15 532 (1.95%) Solaris
16 482 (1.77%) CentOS
17 313 (1.15%) Windows Phone
18 274 (1.01%) Windows Vista
19 249 (0.91%) Mac OS
20 241 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5147 (18.88%) ITIL
2 3798 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
3 1662 (6.10%) Software Engineering
4 1650 (6.05%) MVC
5 1423 (5.22%) Scrum
6 1317 (4.83%) DevOps
7 1310 (4.81%) TDD
8 1296 (4.75%) Continuous Integration
9 1212 (4.45%) Mentoring
10 1159 (4.25%) Project Management
11 1127 (4.13%) Service Management
12 1087 (3.99%) Service Delivery
13 1073 (3.94%) OO
14 992 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
15 918 (3.37%) SDLC
16 854 (3.13%) Migration
17 828 (3.04%) Information Security
18 792 (2.91%) Web Development
19 783 (2.87%) Configuration Management
20 756 (2.77%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6576 (24.13%) SQL
2 3942 (14.46%) C#
3 2676 (9.82%) PowerShell
4 2366 (8.68%) JavaScript
5 2315 (8.49%) Java
6 1943 (7.13%) C++
7 1778 (6.52%) Python
8 1058 (3.88%) C
9 1027 (3.77%) Perl
10 996 (3.65%) T-SQL
11 978 (3.59%) Bash Shell
12 675 (2.48%) PHP
13 639 (2.34%) Ruby
14 622 (2.28%) VB
15 613 (2.25%) VB.NET
16 471 (1.73%) Shell Script
17 353 (1.30%) VBScript
18 307 (1.13%) PL/SQL
19 211 (0.77%) Objective-C
20 143 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3246 (11.91%) Degree
2 2730 (10.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 1748 (6.41%) MCSE
4 1377 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
5 1356 (4.98%) Security Cleared
6 1173 (4.30%) CCNA
7 976 (3.58%) MCSA
8 920 (3.38%) SC Cleared
9 729 (2.67%) MCP
10 722 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 700 (2.57%) MCITP
12 600 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
13 485 (1.78%) CISSP
14 421 (1.54%) DV Cleared
15 393 (1.44%) CCNP
16 246 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
17 228 (0.84%) MCTS
18 227 (0.83%) ISEB
19 195 (0.72%) CISM
20 194 (0.71%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1887 (6.92%) SLA
2 837 (3.07%) QA
3 472 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 362 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 108 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 89 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 65 (0.24%) MiFID
8 64 (0.23%) COBIT
9 59 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 59 (0.22%) DICOM
10 50 (0.18%) HL7
11 36 (0.13%) HIPAA
12 16 (0.059%) FISMA
12 16 (0.059%) ISO13485
13 13 (0.048%) ISAE 3402
13 13 (0.048%) JSP 440
13 13 (0.048%) SSAE 16
14 12 (0.044%) ISO22301
15 11 (0.040%) ISO 14001
16 10 (0.037%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10145 (37.22%) Active Directory
2 4543 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2661 (9.76%) Hyper-V
4 1359 (4.99%) vSphere
5 1183 (4.34%) XenApp
6 565 (2.07%) XenDesktop
7 551 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
8 543 (1.99%) VMware ESX
9 343 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
10 314 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 311 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
12 291 (1.07%) Terminal Services
13 288 (1.06%) XenServer
14 246 (0.90%) Docker
15 201 (0.74%) Xen
16 199 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
17 180 (0.66%) NFS
18 178 (0.65%) vCloud
19 132 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 127 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2019 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1033 (3.79%) Puppet
3 851 (3.12%) SCOM
4 743 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
5 484 (1.78%) WSUS
6 440 (1.61%) Ansible
7 437 (1.60%) Backup Exec
8 408 (1.50%) Nagios
9 281 (1.03%) NetBackup
10 274 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
11 201 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
12 169 (0.62%) Tivoli
13 162 (0.59%) Nessus
14 157 (0.58%) AirWatch
14 157 (0.58%) SCVMM
15 133 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
16 124 (0.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 120 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
18 116 (0.43%) Salt
19 95 (0.35%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11184 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 7363 (27.01%) VMware
3 4045 (14.84%) Cisco
4 3705 (13.59%) Citrix
5 2338 (8.58%) Oracle
6 1925 (7.06%) HP
7 1185 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 901 (3.31%) Apple
9 870 (3.19%) NetApp
10 789 (2.89%) Dell
11 633 (2.32%) EMC
12 619 (2.27%) Symantec
13 543 (1.99%) IBM
14 534 (1.96%) Juniper
15 522 (1.92%) Veeam
16 520 (1.91%) CheckPoint
17 414 (1.52%) Google
18 335 (1.23%) F5
19 325 (1.19%) SolarWinds
20 317 (1.16%) Avaya
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum for initital 12 month FTC
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Boston Hale
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, career progression
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £27500 - £33000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 16 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 21 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: 12 Month Fixed Term
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits package!
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits.
Posted: 17 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum £45K, Healthcare, Life Cover, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago