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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 12864 15729 17330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 14.30% 15.56% 16.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.05% 59.03% 60.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11100 13546 14463
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +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
22160 26645 28487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.64% 26.36% 27.02%
Number of salaries quoted 18931 22800 23770
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 £37,530 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+0.08% +4.16%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -4 4896 £45,000 -4.25% 486
South East +1 3133 £40,000 +3.89% 339
South West -2 918 £32,750 -5.07% 111
East of England -6 891 £40,000 +6.66% 142
Yorkshire +2 858 £35,000 - 102
North West -2 808 £37,500 +7.14% 155
West Midlands -1 788 £31,500 -10.00% 111
East Midlands +1 466 £33,500 +1.37% 68
North East +18 108 £36,250 +4.31% 31
Midlands +3 1 £46,000 +9.52% 2
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 10891 (40.81%) Microsoft
2 9944 (37.26%) Active Directory
3 9698 (36.34%) Windows Server
4 7278 (27.27%) VMware
5 7189 (26.94%) Linux
6 6294 (23.58%) SQL
7 5991 (22.45%) SQL Server
8 5131 (19.23%) ITIL
9 4922 (18.44%) Finance
10 4884 (18.30%) MS Excel
11 4864 (18.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 4581 (17.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 4544 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4235 (15.87%) MS Exchange
15 4103 (15.37%) Windows 7
16 3976 (14.90%) Cisco
17 3874 (14.52%) .NET
18 3870 (14.50%) Firewall
19 3753 (14.06%) C#
20 3723 (13.95%) MS Office
21 3666 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
22 3533 (13.24%) Citrix
23 3075 (11.52%) Degree
24 2983 (11.18%) DNS
25 2920 (10.94%) Unix
26 2876 (10.78%) Office 365
27 2756 (10.33%) TCP/IP
28 2723 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
29 2699 (10.11%) Hyper-V
30 2685 (10.06%) PowerShell

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 4235 (15.87%) MS Exchange
2 2347 (8.79%) IIS
3 1901 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1461 (5.47%) SharePoint
5 1298 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1037 (3.89%) Apache
7 818 (3.07%) Skype for Business
8 773 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 761 (2.85%) Tomcat
10 506 (1.90%) WebSphere
11 482 (1.81%) JBoss
12 406 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 344 (1.29%) WebLogic
14 329 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
15 221 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
16 217 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
17 214 (0.80%) CMS
18 212 (0.79%) Confluence
19 202 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
20 192 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4884 (18.30%) MS Excel
2 3723 (13.95%) MS Office
3 326 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 196 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 86 (0.32%) MS Project
6 80 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 40 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 28 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
9 24 (0.090%) Acrobat
10 18 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
11 16 (0.060%) FrameMaker
11 16 (0.060%) Mozilla Thunderbird
12 15 (0.056%) Final Cut Pro
13 14 (0.052%) AutoCAD
14 10 (0.037%) SOLIDWORKS
15 7 (0.026%) InfoPath
16 5 (0.019%) MODO
16 5 (0.019%) Simulink
17 4 (0.015%) HipChat
17 4 (0.015%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 247 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 65 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 46 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 46 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 39 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 31 (0.12%) Markit EDM
5 31 (0.12%) thinkFolio
6 30 (0.11%) assyst
6 30 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
7 27 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
8 23 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
8 23 (0.086%) Oracle BPM
9 22 (0.082%) LatentZero
9 22 (0.082%) Unit4 Business World
10 21 (0.079%) Eagle PACE
11 19 (0.071%) SAP ERP
12 16 (0.060%) Eikon
12 16 (0.060%) Maximo
13 15 (0.056%) Magento
14 14 (0.052%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 2876 (10.78%) Office 365
2 1863 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1719 (6.44%) Amazon AWS
4 638 (2.39%) SaaS
5 282 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
6 248 (0.93%) PaaS
7 246 (0.92%) IaaS
8 135 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
9 132 (0.49%) Mimecast
10 115 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
11 102 (0.38%) Google Apps
12 88 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
13 81 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
13 81 (0.30%) GitHub
14 77 (0.29%) Amazon S3
15 59 (0.22%) iTunes
16 50 (0.19%) OneDrive
16 50 (0.19%) OpenShift
17 46 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 44 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 3870 (14.50%) Firewall
2 2983 (11.18%) DNS
3 2756 (10.33%) TCP/IP
4 2501 (9.37%) SAN
5 2264 (8.48%) WAN
6 2203 (8.25%) LAN
7 2075 (7.78%) DHCP
8 1767 (6.62%) VPN
9 1178 (4.41%) VoIP
10 988 (3.70%) Internet
11 825 (3.09%) Network Security
12 772 (2.89%) Wireless
13 647 (2.42%) VLAN
14 603 (2.26%) NAS
15 600 (2.25%) HTTP
16 432 (1.62%) SSL
17 400 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
18 392 (1.47%) MPLS
19 387 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
20 367 (1.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5991 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 1076 (4.03%) MySQL
3 982 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 753 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 744 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 632 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 570 (2.14%) SQL Server 2014
8 531 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 482 (1.81%) Oracle Database
10 465 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
11 349 (1.31%) RDBMS
12 334 (1.25%) NoSQL
13 276 (1.03%) Big Data
14 258 (0.97%) MongoDB
15 254 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
16 242 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
17 232 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 168 (0.63%) DB2
19 155 (0.58%) Hadoop
20 138 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 834 (3.13%) Visual Studio
2 800 (3.00%) Git (software)
3 674 (2.53%) Jenkins
4 673 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 600 (2.25%) NUnit
6 595 (2.23%) Subversion
7 574 (2.15%) JIRA
8 440 (1.65%) Selenium
9 431 (1.61%) TeamCity
10 409 (1.53%) Rhino Mocks
11 376 (1.41%) Moq
12 351 (1.32%) MSTest
13 231 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
14 183 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 160 (0.60%) Maven
16 150 (0.56%) JUnit
17 140 (0.52%) Eclipse
18 135 (0.51%) SpecFlow
19 114 (0.43%) Cucumber
20 110 (0.41%) Hudson
General
1 4922 (18.44%) Finance
2 1397 (5.23%) Banking
3 1255 (4.70%) Telecoms
4 899 (3.37%) Retail
5 776 (2.91%) Law
6 687 (2.57%) Legal
7 523 (1.96%) Marketing
8 421 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 382 (1.43%) Games
10 333 (1.25%) Back Office
11 240 (0.90%) Publishing
12 237 (0.89%) Advertising
13 213 (0.80%) Electronics
14 203 (0.76%) Financial Institution
15 201 (0.75%) Investment Banking
16 197 (0.74%) German Language
17 185 (0.69%) Automotive
18 178 (0.67%) French Language
19 156 (0.58%) Front Office
20 151 (0.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5219 (19.56%) Analyst
2 3911 (14.65%) Developer
3 3321 (12.44%) Support Engineer
4 2604 (9.76%) Support Analyst
5 2020 (7.57%) IT Support
6 1970 (7.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1646 (6.17%) .NET Developer
8 1542 (5.78%) C# Developer
9 1457 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support
10 1446 (5.42%) Windows Engineer
11 1391 (5.21%) Administrator
12 1347 (5.05%) Service Analyst
13 1300 (4.87%) Applications Support
14 1279 (4.79%) Service Desk Analyst
15 1230 (4.61%) IT Engineer
16 1105 (4.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 1074 (4.02%) IT Analyst
18 1051 (3.94%) Consultant
19 1031 (3.86%) 3rd Line Support
20 1010 (3.78%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3874 (14.52%) .NET
2 1874 (7.02%) HTML
3 1812 (6.79%) Web Services
4 1755 (6.58%) ASP.NET
5 1385 (5.19%) CSS
6 1242 (4.65%) XML
7 1072 (4.02%) jQuery
8 979 (3.67%) WCF
9 928 (3.48%) WPF
10 910 (3.41%) .NET Framework
11 885 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 801 (3.00%) WinForms
13 580 (2.17%) AngularJS
14 556 (2.08%) HTML5
15 473 (1.77%) SOAP
16 444 (1.66%) Middleware
17 436 (1.63%) JSON
18 429 (1.61%) Ajax
19 371 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 364 (1.36%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1692 (6.34%) Data Centre
2 1677 (6.28%) Computer Science
3 1619 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
4 884 (3.31%) Blackberry
5 820 (3.07%) Management Information System
6 736 (2.76%) Clustering
7 634 (2.38%) Driving Licence
8 531 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
9 458 (1.72%) iPad
10 452 (1.69%) Client/Server
11 449 (1.68%) Replication
12 441 (1.65%) iPhone
13 416 (1.56%) Mobile App
14 399 (1.50%) User Experience
15 391 (1.47%) Mathematics
16 326 (1.22%) Hedge funds
17 316 (1.18%) Smartphone
18 287 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
19 224 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
20 208 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9698 (36.34%) Windows Server
2 7189 (26.94%) Linux
3 4864 (18.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 4581 (17.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 4103 (15.37%) Windows 7
6 2920 (10.94%) Unix
7 2142 (8.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 1731 (6.49%) Windows 8
9 1453 (5.44%) Windows 10
10 1072 (4.02%) Android
11 997 (3.74%) Windows XP
12 920 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 835 (3.13%) Mac OS X
14 808 (3.03%) Apple iOS
15 521 (1.95%) CentOS
16 489 (1.83%) Solaris
17 319 (1.20%) Windows Phone
18 267 (1.00%) Mac OS
19 253 (0.95%) Ubuntu
20 246 (0.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5131 (19.23%) ITIL
2 3666 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
3 1582 (5.93%) Software Engineering
4 1571 (5.89%) MVC
5 1419 (5.32%) Scrum
6 1379 (5.17%) DevOps
7 1262 (4.73%) TDD
8 1254 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
9 1213 (4.55%) Mentoring
10 1099 (4.12%) Project Management
11 1095 (4.10%) Service Management
12 1081 (4.05%) Service Delivery
13 981 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
14 980 (3.67%) OO
15 904 (3.39%) Information Security
16 852 (3.19%) Migration
17 828 (3.10%) SDLC
18 825 (3.09%) Configuration Management
19 714 (2.68%) Web Development
20 711 (2.66%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6294 (23.58%) SQL
2 3753 (14.06%) C#
3 2685 (10.06%) PowerShell
4 2212 (8.29%) JavaScript
5 2178 (8.16%) Java
6 1850 (6.93%) C++
7 1774 (6.65%) Python
8 1116 (4.18%) C
9 985 (3.69%) Perl
10 976 (3.66%) Bash Shell
11 929 (3.48%) T-SQL
12 649 (2.43%) PHP
13 640 (2.40%) Ruby
14 602 (2.26%) VB.NET
15 598 (2.24%) VB
16 486 (1.82%) Shell Script
17 343 (1.29%) VBScript
18 271 (1.02%) PL/SQL
19 186 (0.70%) Objective-C
20 136 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3075 (11.52%) Degree
2 2723 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 1741 (6.52%) MCSE
4 1387 (5.20%) Cisco Certification
5 1321 (4.95%) Security Cleared
6 1202 (4.50%) CCNA
7 1006 (3.77%) MCSA
8 872 (3.27%) SC Cleared
9 764 (2.86%) MCP
10 709 (2.66%) MCITP
11 708 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 570 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
13 496 (1.86%) CISSP
14 443 (1.66%) DV Cleared
15 388 (1.45%) CCNP
16 245 (0.92%) MCTS
17 241 (0.90%) ISEB
18 238 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
19 220 (0.82%) CEH
20 197 (0.74%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1817 (6.81%) SLA
2 791 (2.96%) QA
3 479 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 368 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 104 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 101 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 60 (0.22%) COBIT
8 56 (0.21%) DICOM
8 56 (0.21%) MiFID
9 54 (0.20%) Data Quality
10 50 (0.19%) HL7
11 41 (0.15%) HIPAA
12 20 (0.075%) FISMA
13 17 (0.064%) ISO13485
14 15 (0.056%) SSAE 16
14 15 (0.056%) WAI
15 13 (0.049%) GCP
15 13 (0.049%) ISAE 3402
15 13 (0.049%) JSP 440
16 11 (0.041%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9944 (37.26%) Active Directory
2 4544 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2699 (10.11%) Hyper-V
4 1295 (4.85%) vSphere
5 1072 (4.02%) XenApp
6 526 (1.97%) VMware ESX
7 515 (1.93%) XenDesktop
8 480 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
9 353 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
10 319 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
11 300 (1.12%) Terminal Services
12 251 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
13 249 (0.93%) Docker
14 244 (0.91%) XenServer
15 195 (0.73%) Xen
16 189 (0.71%) vCloud
17 181 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
18 172 (0.64%) NFS
19 138 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 129 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1998 (7.49%) SCCM
2 1121 (4.20%) Puppet
3 817 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
3 817 (3.06%) SCOM
4 497 (1.86%) Ansible
5 471 (1.76%) WSUS
6 395 (1.48%) Backup Exec
7 365 (1.37%) Nagios
8 250 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
8 250 (0.94%) NetBackup
9 200 (0.75%) Nessus
10 181 (0.68%) AirWatch
11 176 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
12 173 (0.65%) Tivoli
13 163 (0.61%) SCVMM
14 124 (0.46%) Nmap
15 123 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
16 119 (0.45%) Salt
17 101 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 100 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10891 (40.81%) Microsoft
2 7278 (27.27%) VMware
3 3976 (14.90%) Cisco
4 3533 (13.24%) Citrix
5 2190 (8.21%) Oracle
6 1865 (6.99%) HP
7 1179 (4.42%) Red Hat
8 899 (3.37%) Apple
9 863 (3.23%) NetApp
10 730 (2.74%) Dell
11 609 (2.28%) EMC
12 563 (2.11%) Symantec
13 541 (2.03%) IBM
14 527 (1.97%) Juniper
15 520 (1.95%) CheckPoint
16 501 (1.88%) Veeam
17 406 (1.52%) Google
18 310 (1.16%) F5
19 304 (1.14%) Avaya
20 297 (1.11%) SolarWinds
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Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £21,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £200 daily
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
East Sussex
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + bonus, package, paid training
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-32,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £43,000 to £50,000 per annum £43k - £50k plus bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum
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onezeero.
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