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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 13712 16411 17223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 14.94% 15.95% 15.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.43% 60.11% 59.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11931 13961 14638
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,375 £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
23071 27300 29017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.13% 26.53% 26.93%
Number of salaries quoted 19945 23141 24472
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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 24 July 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 24 July 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 5324 £47,500 - 547
South East +1 3476 £40,000 +3.89% 399
East of England -5 956 £37,500 -2.59% 119
South West -2 890 £33,500 -1.47% 116
Yorkshire +1 848 £35,000 - 128
North West 0 815 £39,500 +17.91% 143
West Midlands 0 758 £32,500 -7.14% 120
East Midlands +3 593 £34,000 -2.85% 49
North East +6 125 £37,000 +23.33% 15
Midlands +13 6 £48,000 +9.09%
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 11789 (41.35%) Microsoft
2 10463 (36.70%) Active Directory
3 10360 (36.34%) Windows Server
4 7710 (27.05%) VMware
5 7414 (26.01%) Linux
6 6938 (24.34%) SQL
7 6445 (22.61%) SQL Server
8 5381 (18.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 5372 (18.84%) MS Excel
10 5247 (18.41%) ITIL
11 5205 (18.26%) Finance
12 4949 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 4671 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4547 (15.95%) MS Exchange
15 4421 (15.51%) Windows 7
16 4380 (15.36%) .NET
17 4255 (14.93%) C#
18 4250 (14.91%) Firewall
19 4203 (14.74%) Cisco
20 4103 (14.39%) MS Office
21 4040 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
22 3941 (13.82%) Citrix
23 3499 (12.27%) Degree
24 3173 (11.13%) DNS
25 3137 (11.00%) Unix
26 2930 (10.28%) TCP/IP
27 2843 (9.97%) SAN
28 2813 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
29 2751 (9.65%) Office 365
30 2749 (9.64%) 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 4547 (15.95%) MS Exchange
2 2435 (8.54%) IIS
3 2142 (7.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1641 (5.76%) SharePoint
5 1486 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 977 (3.43%) Apache
7 969 (3.40%) Skype for Business
8 902 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 772 (2.71%) Tomcat
10 496 (1.74%) WebSphere
11 485 (1.70%) JBoss
12 481 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 447 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
14 338 (1.19%) WebLogic
15 257 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
16 250 (0.88%) CMS
17 233 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
18 230 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
19 227 (0.80%) Confluence
20 222 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5372 (18.84%) MS Excel
2 4103 (14.39%) MS Office
3 377 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 227 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 115 (0.40%) MS Project
6 84 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 43 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 35 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 17 (0.060%) AutoCAD
10 16 (0.056%) Final Cut Pro
10 16 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
11 14 (0.049%) Acrobat
12 13 (0.046%) MODO
13 11 (0.039%) SOLIDWORKS
14 9 (0.032%) Adobe After Effects
15 8 (0.028%) FrameMaker
15 8 (0.028%) InDesign
15 8 (0.028%) OmniGraffle
15 8 (0.028%) Revit
16 7 (0.025%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 327 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 80 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 59 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 57 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 49 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 47 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 43 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
8 39 (0.14%) assyst
9 35 (0.12%) thinkFolio
10 31 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
11 27 (0.095%) Markit EDM
12 26 (0.091%) Unit4 Business World
13 22 (0.077%) LatentZero
14 19 (0.067%) Oracle BPM
15 17 (0.060%) Maximo
15 17 (0.060%) Oracle ERP
15 17 (0.060%) Visualfiles
16 15 (0.053%) Salerio
16 15 (0.053%) SAP ERP
17 14 (0.049%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2751 (9.65%) Office 365
2 1769 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1588 (5.57%) Amazon AWS
4 635 (2.23%) SaaS
5 268 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
6 250 (0.88%) IaaS
7 231 (0.81%) PaaS
8 158 (0.55%) Mimecast
9 148 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
10 137 (0.48%) Google Apps
11 103 (0.36%) GitHub
12 99 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
13 65 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
14 63 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 60 (0.21%) Amazon S3
16 52 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
17 48 (0.17%) OpenShift
18 46 (0.16%) iTunes
19 45 (0.16%) OneDrive
20 44 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4250 (14.91%) Firewall
2 3173 (11.13%) DNS
3 2930 (10.28%) TCP/IP
4 2843 (9.97%) SAN
5 2341 (8.21%) WAN
6 2297 (8.06%) LAN
7 2119 (7.43%) DHCP
8 1948 (6.83%) VPN
9 1236 (4.34%) VoIP
10 1061 (3.72%) Internet
11 801 (2.81%) Wireless
12 783 (2.75%) Network Security
13 736 (2.58%) NAS
14 676 (2.37%) VLAN
15 591 (2.07%) HTTP
16 447 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
17 409 (1.43%) SSL
18 374 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
19 369 (1.29%) Remote Desktop
20 362 (1.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6445 (22.61%) SQL Server
2 1187 (4.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 1151 (4.04%) MySQL
4 862 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 823 (2.89%) Relational Database
6 697 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 636 (2.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 580 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 542 (1.90%) Oracle Database
10 538 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
11 410 (1.44%) RDBMS
12 396 (1.39%) NoSQL
13 322 (1.13%) Big Data
14 258 (0.91%) MongoDB
15 241 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
16 227 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 211 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
18 196 (0.69%) Hadoop
19 165 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
20 159 (0.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 982 (3.44%) Visual Studio
2 869 (3.05%) Git (software)
3 682 (2.39%) Subversion
4 676 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 653 (2.29%) Jenkins
6 621 (2.18%) NUnit
7 606 (2.13%) JIRA
8 463 (1.62%) Selenium
9 416 (1.46%) TeamCity
10 413 (1.45%) Rhino Mocks
11 380 (1.33%) Moq
12 339 (1.19%) MSTest
13 203 (0.71%) JUnit
13 203 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
14 199 (0.70%) Maven
15 166 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 159 (0.56%) Eclipse
17 157 (0.55%) SpecFlow
18 132 (0.46%) Cucumber
19 118 (0.41%) Ant
General
1 5205 (18.26%) Finance
2 1419 (4.98%) Banking
3 1365 (4.79%) Telecoms
4 926 (3.25%) Law
5 907 (3.18%) Retail
6 794 (2.79%) Legal
7 549 (1.93%) Marketing
8 466 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 380 (1.33%) Games
10 331 (1.16%) Back Office
11 273 (0.96%) Electronics
12 266 (0.93%) Advertising
13 250 (0.88%) Financial Institution
14 219 (0.77%) Investment Banking
15 218 (0.76%) Publishing
16 214 (0.75%) German Language
17 207 (0.73%) Automotive
18 177 (0.62%) Aerospace
19 174 (0.61%) French Language
20 153 (0.54%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5502 (19.30%) Analyst
2 4559 (15.99%) Developer
3 3487 (12.23%) Support Engineer
4 2737 (9.60%) Support Analyst
5 2154 (7.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2116 (7.42%) IT Support
7 1838 (6.45%) .NET Developer
8 1702 (5.97%) C# Developer
9 1482 (5.20%) 2nd Line Support
10 1438 (5.04%) Administrator
11 1434 (5.03%) Windows Engineer
12 1386 (4.86%) Service Analyst
13 1297 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
14 1285 (4.51%) IT Engineer
15 1231 (4.32%) Applications Support
16 1179 (4.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 1134 (3.98%) IT Analyst
18 1133 (3.97%) C# .NET Developer
19 1108 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support
20 1034 (3.63%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4380 (15.36%) .NET
2 2173 (7.62%) HTML
3 2011 (7.05%) Web Services
4 1969 (6.91%) ASP.NET
5 1669 (5.85%) CSS
6 1387 (4.87%) XML
7 1178 (4.13%) jQuery
8 1098 (3.85%) WCF
9 1061 (3.72%) WPF
10 1044 (3.66%) .NET Framework
11 995 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
12 845 (2.96%) WinForms
13 687 (2.41%) HTML5
14 667 (2.34%) AngularJS
15 466 (1.63%) Ajax
15 466 (1.63%) SOAP
16 462 (1.62%) JSON
17 416 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web API
18 408 (1.43%) Middleware
19 401 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 1883 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 1874 (6.57%) Computer Science
3 1762 (6.18%) Data Centre
4 1076 (3.77%) Blackberry
5 843 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 837 (2.94%) Clustering
7 660 (2.32%) Driving Licence
8 590 (2.07%) Replication
9 526 (1.85%) Mobile App
10 492 (1.73%) iPhone
11 487 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
12 475 (1.67%) iPad
13 462 (1.62%) Mathematics
14 443 (1.55%) User Experience
15 423 (1.48%) Client/Server
16 383 (1.34%) Hedge funds
17 367 (1.29%) Smartphone
18 315 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
19 259 (0.91%) PKI
20 237 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10360 (36.34%) Windows Server
2 7414 (26.01%) Linux
3 5381 (18.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 4949 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4421 (15.51%) Windows 7
6 3137 (11.00%) Unix
7 2480 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1918 (6.73%) Windows 8
9 1389 (4.87%) Windows 10
10 1310 (4.60%) Android
11 1235 (4.33%) Windows XP
12 1012 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 979 (3.43%) Apple iOS
14 818 (2.87%) Mac OS X
15 540 (1.89%) Solaris
16 464 (1.63%) CentOS
17 316 (1.11%) Windows Phone
18 287 (1.01%) Windows Vista
19 270 (0.95%) Mac OS
20 232 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5247 (18.41%) ITIL
2 4040 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1846 (6.48%) Software Engineering
4 1766 (6.19%) MVC
5 1462 (5.13%) Scrum
6 1423 (4.99%) TDD
7 1388 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
8 1260 (4.42%) Mentoring
9 1258 (4.41%) DevOps
10 1249 (4.38%) Project Management
11 1189 (4.17%) OO
12 1146 (4.02%) Service Management
13 1132 (3.97%) Service Delivery
14 1092 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
15 982 (3.44%) SDLC
16 883 (3.10%) Migration
17 867 (3.04%) Information Security
18 864 (3.03%) Web Development
19 829 (2.91%) High Availability
20 805 (2.82%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6938 (24.34%) SQL
2 4255 (14.93%) C#
3 2671 (9.37%) PowerShell
4 2535 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 2420 (8.49%) Java
6 2065 (7.24%) C++
7 1775 (6.23%) Python
8 1112 (3.90%) C
9 1071 (3.76%) Perl
10 1040 (3.65%) T-SQL
11 975 (3.42%) Bash Shell
12 738 (2.59%) PHP
13 660 (2.32%) Ruby
14 651 (2.28%) VB
15 626 (2.20%) VB.NET
16 465 (1.63%) Shell Script
17 345 (1.21%) VBScript
18 319 (1.12%) PL/SQL
19 260 (0.91%) Objective-C
20 145 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3499 (12.27%) Degree
2 2813 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 1804 (6.33%) MCSE
4 1384 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1358 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 1157 (4.06%) CCNA
7 978 (3.43%) MCSA
8 908 (3.19%) SC Cleared
9 730 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 725 (2.54%) MCP
11 683 (2.40%) MCITP
12 597 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
13 454 (1.59%) CISSP
14 429 (1.50%) DV Cleared
15 392 (1.38%) CCNP
16 252 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
17 249 (0.87%) MCTS
18 232 (0.81%) ISEB
19 180 (0.63%) CCA
20 177 (0.62%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1945 (6.82%) SLA
2 913 (3.20%) QA
3 451 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 263 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 115 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 75 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 66 (0.23%) COBIT
8 65 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 57 (0.20%) MiFID
10 46 (0.16%) DICOM
11 35 (0.12%) HL7
12 32 (0.11%) HIPAA
13 19 (0.067%) FISMA
14 15 (0.053%) SAS 70
15 13 (0.046%) JSP 440
16 12 (0.042%) ISAE 3402
16 12 (0.042%) ISO13485
16 12 (0.042%) SSAE 16
17 11 (0.039%) ISO 14001
18 10 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 10463 (36.70%) Active Directory
2 4671 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2749 (9.64%) Hyper-V
4 1444 (5.07%) vSphere
5 1291 (4.53%) XenApp
6 607 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
7 606 (2.13%) XenDesktop
8 553 (1.94%) VMware ESX
9 391 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
10 343 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 328 (1.15%) Terminal Services
12 312 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
13 310 (1.09%) XenServer
14 247 (0.87%) Docker
15 226 (0.79%) Xen
16 203 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
17 184 (0.65%) NFS
18 163 (0.57%) vCloud
19 143 (0.50%) Firmware
20 140 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2097 (7.36%) SCCM
2 972 (3.41%) Puppet
3 916 (3.21%) SCOM
4 689 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
5 509 (1.79%) Backup Exec
6 486 (1.70%) WSUS
7 449 (1.58%) Nagios
8 405 (1.42%) Ansible
9 300 (1.05%) NetBackup
10 269 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
11 207 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
12 174 (0.61%) SCVMM
13 171 (0.60%) Tivoli
14 169 (0.59%) Nessus
15 143 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
16 136 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 129 (0.45%) AirWatch
17 129 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
18 125 (0.44%) Salt
19 108 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11789 (41.35%) Microsoft
2 7710 (27.05%) VMware
3 4203 (14.74%) Cisco
4 3941 (13.82%) Citrix
5 2479 (8.70%) Oracle
6 1993 (6.99%) HP
7 1218 (4.27%) Red Hat
8 937 (3.29%) NetApp
9 925 (3.24%) Apple
10 823 (2.89%) Dell
11 667 (2.34%) Symantec
12 651 (2.28%) EMC
13 576 (2.02%) IBM
14 559 (1.96%) Juniper
15 550 (1.93%) Veeam
16 539 (1.89%) CheckPoint
17 426 (1.49%) Google
18 359 (1.26%) F5
19 330 (1.16%) SolarWinds
20 328 (1.15%) Avaya
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum for initital 12 month FTC
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + great benefits including Private Medical Ins
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Company Bonus Scheme
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 7k Car, Helathcare, Life insurance
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 7k Car, Helathcare, Life insurance
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Car allowance, Insurance, Health
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Car allowance, Insurance, Health
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits Overtime, Benefits, Training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Amazon
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum superb basic with guaranteed bonus a
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + medical + pension + life assurance + others
Posted: 13 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Company + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flex Working & Pension.
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday