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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
UK / England
Rank 13 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 11071 14351 16635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 14.05% 15.62% 17.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.85% 59.76% 62.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9487 12354 14067
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £39,398
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +1.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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
19138 24013 26766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.29% 26.13% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16254 20466 22590
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 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 4278 £47,500 +5.55% 464
South East -3 2661 £37,500 -6.25% 347
East of England -8 862 £40,000 +6.66% 120
North West -6 833 £35,000 - 139
Yorkshire 0 688 £30,000 -14.89% 120
South West -4 660 £34,000 -2.85% 98
West Midlands -2 622 £34,750 -0.71% 99
East Midlands -2 373 £36,000 +2.85% 60
North East +15 102 £27,500 -9.71% 19
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 9660 (40.89%) Microsoft
2 8733 (36.97%) Active Directory
3 8729 (36.95%) Windows Server
4 6644 (28.13%) Linux
5 6487 (27.46%) VMware
6 5385 (22.80%) SQL
7 5376 (22.76%) SQL Server
8 4450 (18.84%) ITIL
9 4222 (17.87%) Finance
10 4219 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 4198 (17.77%) MS Excel
12 4046 (17.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 3980 (16.85%) VMware Infrastructure
14 3695 (15.64%) MS Exchange
15 3576 (15.14%) Windows 7
16 3425 (14.50%) Cisco
17 3412 (14.44%) .NET
18 3394 (14.37%) Firewall
19 3307 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
20 3275 (13.86%) MS Office
21 3271 (13.85%) C#
22 2904 (12.29%) Citrix
23 2745 (11.62%) Office 365
24 2584 (10.94%) PowerShell
25 2550 (10.79%) DNS
26 2526 (10.69%) Unix
27 2508 (10.62%) Degree
28 2452 (10.38%) Hyper-V
29 2408 (10.19%) TCP/IP
30 2353 (9.96%) Microsoft Certification

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 3695 (15.64%) MS Exchange
2 2203 (9.33%) IIS
3 1492 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1321 (5.59%) SharePoint
5 1099 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 913 (3.86%) Apache
7 816 (3.45%) Skype for Business
8 702 (2.97%) Tomcat
9 574 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 511 (2.16%) WebSphere
11 413 (1.75%) JBoss
12 378 (1.60%) WebLogic
13 287 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 226 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
15 207 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
16 191 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
17 181 (0.77%) CMS
17 181 (0.77%) Confluence
17 181 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
18 151 (0.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4198 (17.77%) MS Excel
2 3275 (13.86%) MS Office
3 246 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 176 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 72 (0.30%) MS Project
6 56 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 48 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 31 (0.13%) Acrobat
9 24 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
10 23 (0.097%) Camtasia
10 23 (0.097%) Snagit
11 16 (0.068%) Mozilla Thunderbird
12 15 (0.063%) Final Cut Pro
13 14 (0.059%) FrameMaker
14 13 (0.055%) Simulink
15 11 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
15 11 (0.047%) AutoCAD
15 11 (0.047%) Baselight
16 10 (0.042%) Autodesk Smoke
17 9 (0.038%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 177 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 35 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 31 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 30 (0.13%) RMDS
6 29 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 29 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
7 23 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
8 22 (0.093%) assyst
8 22 (0.093%) Oracle Applications
9 21 (0.089%) Magento
10 19 (0.080%) Oracle BPM
11 14 (0.059%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 14 (0.059%) Oracle EBS R12
11 14 (0.059%) SAP ERP
12 13 (0.055%) Eagle PACE
13 12 (0.051%) Eikon
13 12 (0.051%) Oracle Financials
13 12 (0.051%) Sage 200
14 11 (0.047%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2745 (11.62%) Office 365
2 2090 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1843 (7.80%) Amazon AWS
4 505 (2.14%) SaaS
5 276 (1.17%) IaaS
6 259 (1.10%) PaaS
7 238 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 131 (0.55%) Mimecast
9 117 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
10 116 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
11 113 (0.48%) Amazon S3
11 113 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
12 112 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
13 95 (0.40%) G Suite
14 57 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 56 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 56 (0.24%) GitHub
16 38 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
17 35 (0.15%) OneDrive
18 33 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3394 (14.37%) Firewall
2 2550 (10.79%) DNS
3 2408 (10.19%) TCP/IP
4 1939 (8.21%) WAN
5 1929 (8.17%) LAN
6 1898 (8.03%) SAN
7 1885 (7.98%) DHCP
8 1479 (6.26%) VPN
9 938 (3.97%) Internet
10 930 (3.94%) VoIP
11 770 (3.26%) Network Security
12 668 (2.83%) VLAN
13 659 (2.79%) Wireless
14 547 (2.32%) HTTP
15 473 (2.00%) NAS
16 456 (1.93%) Skype
17 380 (1.61%) SSL
18 376 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
19 360 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
20 327 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5376 (22.76%) SQL Server
2 870 (3.68%) MySQL
3 862 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 656 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 653 (2.76%) Relational Database
6 561 (2.37%) SQL Server 2014
7 540 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 481 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 444 (1.88%) Oracle Database
10 397 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
11 358 (1.52%) NoSQL
12 281 (1.19%) MongoDB
12 281 (1.19%) RDBMS
13 238 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
14 228 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 216 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
16 209 (0.88%) Big Data
17 174 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
18 157 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
19 155 (0.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 770 (3.26%) Git (software)
2 739 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 701 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 647 (2.74%) Visual Studio
5 554 (2.35%) JIRA
6 481 (2.04%) NUnit
7 467 (1.98%) Subversion
8 449 (1.90%) TeamCity
9 387 (1.64%) Selenium
10 354 (1.50%) Rhino Mocks
11 330 (1.40%) Moq
12 304 (1.29%) MSTest
13 283 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
14 257 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 162 (0.69%) Hudson
15 162 (0.69%) Maven
16 132 (0.56%) JUnit
16 132 (0.56%) MSBuild
17 131 (0.55%) Cucumber
18 120 (0.51%) Ant
General
1 4222 (17.87%) Finance
2 1385 (5.86%) Banking
3 975 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 684 (2.90%) Retail
5 583 (2.47%) Law
6 552 (2.34%) Legal
7 451 (1.91%) Marketing
8 304 (1.29%) Games
9 303 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 282 (1.19%) Back Office
11 241 (1.02%) Advertising
12 222 (0.94%) Investment Banking
13 210 (0.89%) Publishing
14 171 (0.72%) Electronics
15 156 (0.66%) Financial Institution
16 155 (0.66%) German Language
17 141 (0.60%) French Language
18 139 (0.59%) Front Office
19 86 (0.36%) Automotive
20 75 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4314 (18.26%) Analyst
2 3165 (13.40%) Developer
3 3003 (12.71%) Support Engineer
4 2223 (9.41%) Support Analyst
5 1947 (8.24%) IT Support
6 1774 (7.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1441 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
8 1380 (5.84%) Administrator
9 1327 (5.62%) Windows Engineer
10 1293 (5.47%) .NET Developer
11 1217 (5.15%) C# Developer
12 1162 (4.92%) IT Engineer
13 1097 (4.64%) Applications Support
14 1040 (4.40%) Service Analyst
15 975 (4.13%) Service Desk Analyst
16 960 (4.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 911 (3.86%) Systems Administrator
18 880 (3.73%) Consultant
19 843 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
20 841 (3.56%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3412 (14.44%) .NET
2 1597 (6.76%) HTML
3 1543 (6.53%) Web Services
4 1452 (6.15%) ASP.NET
5 1168 (4.94%) CSS
6 1066 (4.51%) XML
7 828 (3.51%) jQuery
8 808 (3.42%) .NET Framework
9 756 (3.20%) WCF
10 731 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 689 (2.92%) WPF
12 687 (2.91%) WinForms
13 532 (2.25%) AngularJS
14 486 (2.06%) Middleware
15 475 (2.01%) HTML5
16 435 (1.84%) SOAP
17 398 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web API
18 372 (1.57%) JSON
19 335 (1.42%) Ajax
20 323 (1.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1520 (6.43%) Data Centre
2 1430 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1283 (5.43%) Computer Science
4 780 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 631 (2.67%) Blackberry
6 616 (2.61%) Clustering
7 512 (2.17%) Driving Licence
8 494 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 398 (1.68%) Client/Server
10 375 (1.59%) iPad
11 352 (1.49%) iPhone
12 342 (1.45%) User Experience
13 341 (1.44%) Replication
14 327 (1.38%) Mathematics
15 301 (1.27%) Mobile App
16 288 (1.22%) Hedge funds
17 274 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
18 230 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
19 223 (0.94%) PKI
20 217 (0.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8729 (36.95%) Windows Server
2 6644 (28.13%) Linux
3 4219 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 4046 (17.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 3576 (15.14%) Windows 7
6 2526 (10.69%) Unix
7 1620 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 1562 (6.61%) Windows 10
9 1434 (6.07%) Windows 8
10 877 (3.71%) Android
11 803 (3.40%) Mac OS X
12 760 (3.22%) Windows XP
13 753 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 703 (2.98%) Apple iOS
15 527 (2.23%) CentOS
16 423 (1.79%) Solaris
17 274 (1.16%) Mac OS
18 266 (1.13%) Ubuntu
19 216 (0.91%) Windows Phone
20 171 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4450 (18.84%) ITIL
2 3307 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1473 (6.24%) DevOps
4 1351 (5.72%) Scrum
5 1284 (5.44%) Software Engineering
6 1262 (5.34%) MVC
7 1168 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
8 1065 (4.51%) TDD
9 986 (4.17%) Service Management
10 960 (4.06%) Mentoring
11 948 (4.01%) Disaster Recovery
12 941 (3.98%) Service Delivery
13 892 (3.78%) Project Management
14 832 (3.52%) Configuration Management
15 800 (3.39%) Migration
16 783 (3.31%) Information Security
17 773 (3.27%) OO
18 741 (3.14%) SDLC
19 692 (2.93%) High Availability
20 654 (2.77%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5385 (22.80%) SQL
2 3271 (13.85%) C#
3 2584 (10.94%) PowerShell
4 1941 (8.22%) Java
5 1884 (7.98%) JavaScript
6 1640 (6.94%) Python
7 1539 (6.51%) C++
8 997 (4.22%) C
9 811 (3.43%) Perl
10 809 (3.42%) Bash Shell
11 798 (3.38%) T-SQL
12 556 (2.35%) Shell Script
13 550 (2.33%) Ruby
14 544 (2.30%) PHP
15 516 (2.18%) VB
16 494 (2.09%) VB.NET
17 285 (1.21%) VBScript
18 224 (0.95%) PL/SQL
19 114 (0.48%) VBA
20 103 (0.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2508 (10.62%) Degree
2 2353 (9.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 1453 (6.15%) MCSE
4 1289 (5.46%) Cisco Certification
5 1089 (4.61%) CCNA
6 1070 (4.53%) Security Cleared
7 868 (3.67%) MCSA
8 715 (3.03%) MCP
9 638 (2.70%) SC Cleared
10 583 (2.47%) MCITP
11 577 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 454 (1.92%) CCNP
13 436 (1.85%) CISSP
14 427 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
15 357 (1.51%) DV Cleared
16 273 (1.16%) ISEB
17 220 (0.93%) CEH
18 186 (0.79%) ISTQB
19 181 (0.77%) CISM
20 168 (0.71%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1605 (6.79%) SLA
2 700 (2.96%) QA
3 384 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 314 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 80 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 63 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 58 (0.25%) HL7
8 38 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 38 (0.16%) MiFID
9 35 (0.15%) DICOM
10 32 (0.14%) COBIT
11 22 (0.093%) WAI
12 20 (0.085%) GCP
12 20 (0.085%) MISRA
13 18 (0.076%) SSAE 16
14 15 (0.063%) HIPAA
15 14 (0.059%) FISMA
16 13 (0.055%) ISO 9000
16 13 (0.055%) JTAG
17 12 (0.051%) GAMP
System Software
1 8733 (36.97%) Active Directory
2 3980 (16.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2452 (10.38%) Hyper-V
4 1075 (4.55%) vSphere
5 880 (3.73%) XenApp
6 426 (1.80%) VMware ESX
7 417 (1.77%) XenDesktop
8 368 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
9 304 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
10 277 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
11 269 (1.14%) Docker
12 256 (1.08%) Terminal Services
13 231 (0.98%) XenServer
14 201 (0.85%) Xen
15 172 (0.73%) vCloud
16 151 (0.64%) Firmware
16 151 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
17 143 (0.61%) NFS
18 142 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
19 137 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1687 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1124 (4.76%) Puppet
3 876 (3.71%) Opscode Chef
4 682 (2.89%) SCOM
5 558 (2.36%) Ansible
6 326 (1.38%) WSUS
7 320 (1.35%) Nagios
8 274 (1.16%) Backup Exec
9 209 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
10 179 (0.76%) NetBackup
11 164 (0.69%) Nessus
12 144 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
13 140 (0.59%) Tivoli
14 135 (0.57%) AirWatch
15 98 (0.41%) Terraform
16 93 (0.39%) Nmap
17 85 (0.36%) Salt
18 82 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
19 74 (0.31%) SCVMM
20 73 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 9660 (40.89%) Microsoft
2 6487 (27.46%) VMware
3 3425 (14.50%) Cisco
4 2904 (12.29%) Citrix
5 1821 (7.71%) Oracle
6 1481 (6.27%) HP
7 1024 (4.33%) Red Hat
8 787 (3.33%) Apple
9 759 (3.21%) NetApp
10 603 (2.55%) Dell
11 543 (2.30%) EMC
12 500 (2.12%) IBM
13 492 (2.08%) Juniper
14 448 (1.90%) CheckPoint
15 402 (1.70%) Google
16 377 (1.60%) Symantec
17 371 (1.57%) Veeam
18 316 (1.34%) Avaya
19 293 (1.24%) SolarWinds
20 285 (1.21%) F5
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
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Epsom, Surrey
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Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
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Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Overtime, Vendor T
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Salary: £20,000 - £25,000
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
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London
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