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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 12073 15878 17971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 14.29% 15.80% 16.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.23% 59.86% 61.81%
Number of salaries quoted 10305 13679 15142
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,000
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%
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
20735 26527 29075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.55% 26.40% 27.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17497 22679 24437
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 £24,772 £24,000
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 7 December 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 7 December 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 4536 £47,500 +5.55% 435
South East -3 2832 £37,500 -4.45% 318
North West -4 1000 £35,000 -6.66% 143
East of England -8 901 £40,000 +6.66% 120
South West -4 790 £32,500 -7.14% 108
Yorkshire +1 766 £33,000 -8.33% 100
West Midlands -1 739 £32,500 -7.14% 113
East Midlands -4 390 £35,000 +2.94% 58
North East +18 126 £29,500 -1.66% 15
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 10335 (40.83%) Microsoft
2 9327 (36.85%) Windows Server
3 9323 (36.83%) Active Directory
4 7129 (28.16%) Linux
5 6992 (27.62%) VMware
6 5879 (23.23%) SQL
7 5776 (22.82%) SQL Server
8 4883 (19.29%) ITIL
9 4683 (18.50%) Finance
10 4540 (17.94%) MS Excel
11 4512 (17.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 4452 (17.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 4366 (17.25%) VMware Infrastructure
14 3989 (15.76%) MS Exchange
15 3736 (14.76%) Windows 7
16 3723 (14.71%) Cisco
17 3714 (14.67%) Firewall
18 3636 (14.36%) .NET
19 3488 (13.78%) C#
20 3448 (13.62%) Agile Software Development
21 3432 (13.56%) MS Office
22 3122 (12.33%) Citrix
23 2870 (11.34%) Office 365
24 2776 (10.97%) Degree
25 2759 (10.90%) PowerShell
26 2751 (10.87%) DNS
27 2706 (10.69%) Unix
28 2629 (10.39%) Hyper-V
29 2626 (10.37%) TCP/IP
30 2597 (10.26%) 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 3989 (15.76%) MS Exchange
2 2367 (9.35%) IIS
3 1669 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1409 (5.57%) SharePoint
5 1167 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1024 (4.05%) Apache
7 792 (3.13%) Skype for Business
8 764 (3.02%) Tomcat
9 673 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2007
10 530 (2.09%) WebSphere
11 465 (1.84%) JBoss
12 390 (1.54%) WebLogic
13 321 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 253 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
15 217 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
16 211 (0.83%) Confluence
17 203 (0.80%) CMS
18 191 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
19 188 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
20 182 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4540 (17.94%) MS Excel
2 3432 (13.56%) MS Office
3 301 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 179 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 80 (0.32%) MS Project
6 67 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 48 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 30 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 22 (0.087%) Camtasia
9 22 (0.087%) Snagit
10 19 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
11 18 (0.071%) FrameMaker
12 17 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
12 17 (0.067%) Mozilla Thunderbird
13 14 (0.055%) AutoCAD
13 14 (0.055%) Baselight
14 13 (0.051%) Autodesk Smoke
14 13 (0.051%) Final Cut Pro
15 11 (0.043%) Autodesk Flame
16 9 (0.036%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 221 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 42 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 37 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 29 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
6 28 (0.11%) Markit EDM
7 27 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 25 (0.099%) thinkFolio
9 24 (0.095%) Oracle BPM
9 24 (0.095%) RMDS
10 23 (0.091%) assyst
11 21 (0.083%) LatentZero
11 21 (0.083%) Magento
12 20 (0.079%) SAP ERP
13 19 (0.075%) Oracle Applications
13 19 (0.075%) Oracle Financials
14 18 (0.071%) Dynamics AX
15 17 (0.067%) Eagle PACE
16 16 (0.063%) Eikon
17 13 (0.051%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 2870 (11.34%) Office 365
2 2061 (8.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1874 (7.40%) Amazon AWS
4 563 (2.22%) SaaS
5 277 (1.09%) IaaS
6 276 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
7 265 (1.05%) PaaS
8 141 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
9 138 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
10 125 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
11 123 (0.49%) Mimecast
12 112 (0.44%) Amazon S3
13 103 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
14 101 (0.40%) G Suite
15 65 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 58 (0.23%) GitHub
17 52 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 45 (0.18%) OneDrive
19 43 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
20 42 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3714 (14.67%) Firewall
2 2751 (10.87%) DNS
3 2626 (10.37%) TCP/IP
4 2162 (8.54%) WAN
5 2153 (8.51%) SAN
6 2126 (8.40%) LAN
7 1997 (7.89%) DHCP
8 1625 (6.42%) VPN
9 1048 (4.14%) VoIP
10 1016 (4.01%) Internet
11 832 (3.29%) Network Security
12 718 (2.84%) Wireless
13 673 (2.66%) VLAN
14 596 (2.35%) HTTP
15 496 (1.96%) NAS
16 436 (1.72%) SSL
17 422 (1.67%) Skype
18 389 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
19 377 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
20 359 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5776 (22.82%) SQL Server
2 950 (3.75%) MySQL
3 906 (3.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 715 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 704 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 591 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 555 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
8 506 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 453 (1.79%) Oracle Database
10 432 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
11 338 (1.34%) NoSQL
12 305 (1.20%) RDBMS
13 254 (1.00%) MongoDB
14 252 (1.00%) Big Data
15 250 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 247 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
17 236 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
18 188 (0.74%) DB2
19 157 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
20 139 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 794 (3.14%) Git (software)
2 779 (3.08%) Jenkins
3 723 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 696 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 618 (2.44%) JIRA
6 549 (2.17%) Subversion
7 509 (2.01%) NUnit
8 457 (1.81%) TeamCity
9 427 (1.69%) Selenium
10 350 (1.38%) Rhino Mocks
11 330 (1.30%) Moq
12 314 (1.24%) MSTest
13 280 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
14 249 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 166 (0.66%) Maven
16 149 (0.59%) Hudson
16 149 (0.59%) JUnit
17 125 (0.49%) SpecFlow
18 116 (0.46%) Cucumber
19 112 (0.44%) MSBuild
General
1 4683 (18.50%) Finance
2 1456 (5.75%) Banking
3 1074 (4.24%) Telecoms
4 741 (2.93%) Retail
5 646 (2.55%) Law
6 585 (2.31%) Legal
7 473 (1.87%) Marketing
8 350 (1.38%) Games
9 331 (1.31%) Manufacturing
10 308 (1.22%) Back Office
11 249 (0.98%) Advertising
12 221 (0.87%) Publishing
13 214 (0.85%) Investment Banking
14 187 (0.74%) Electronics
15 181 (0.72%) German Language
16 173 (0.68%) Financial Institution
17 169 (0.67%) French Language
18 152 (0.60%) Front Office
19 110 (0.43%) Automotive
20 96 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4654 (18.39%) Analyst
2 3446 (13.61%) Developer
3 3223 (12.73%) Support Engineer
4 2407 (9.51%) Support Analyst
5 2095 (8.28%) IT Support
6 1919 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1452 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support
8 1425 (5.63%) .NET Developer
9 1413 (5.58%) Administrator
9 1413 (5.58%) Windows Engineer
10 1331 (5.26%) C# Developer
11 1257 (4.97%) Applications Support
12 1240 (4.90%) IT Engineer
13 1153 (4.55%) Service Analyst
14 1091 (4.31%) Service Desk Analyst
15 1061 (4.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 983 (3.88%) Consultant
17 943 (3.73%) IT Analyst
18 937 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
19 925 (3.65%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3636 (14.36%) .NET
2 1753 (6.93%) HTML
3 1732 (6.84%) Web Services
4 1569 (6.20%) ASP.NET
5 1312 (5.18%) CSS
6 1168 (4.61%) XML
7 969 (3.83%) jQuery
8 889 (3.51%) .NET Framework
9 858 (3.39%) WCF
10 779 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 726 (2.87%) WPF
12 703 (2.78%) WinForms
13 544 (2.15%) HTML5
14 542 (2.14%) AngularJS
15 512 (2.02%) Middleware
16 493 (1.95%) SOAP
17 397 (1.57%) JSON
18 390 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
19 371 (1.47%) Ajax
20 334 (1.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1650 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 1574 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1449 (5.72%) Computer Science
4 852 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 720 (2.84%) Blackberry
6 674 (2.66%) Clustering
7 532 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
8 528 (2.09%) Driving Licence
9 438 (1.73%) Client/Server
10 423 (1.67%) iPad
11 395 (1.56%) iPhone
12 387 (1.53%) User Experience
13 381 (1.51%) Replication
14 379 (1.50%) Mathematics
15 359 (1.42%) Mobile App
16 285 (1.13%) Hedge funds
17 254 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
18 241 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
19 234 (0.92%) PKI
20 225 (0.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9327 (36.85%) Windows Server
2 7129 (28.16%) Linux
3 4512 (17.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 4452 (17.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 3736 (14.76%) Windows 7
6 2706 (10.69%) Unix
7 1862 (7.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 1547 (6.11%) Windows 10
9 1501 (5.93%) Windows 8
10 953 (3.76%) Android
11 873 (3.45%) Mac OS X
12 861 (3.40%) Windows XP
13 842 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 756 (2.99%) Apple iOS
15 594 (2.35%) CentOS
16 461 (1.82%) Solaris
17 294 (1.16%) Ubuntu
18 268 (1.06%) Mac OS
19 248 (0.98%) Windows Phone
20 208 (0.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4883 (19.29%) ITIL
2 3448 (13.62%) Agile Software Development
3 1529 (6.04%) DevOps
4 1374 (5.43%) Scrum
5 1351 (5.34%) Software Engineering
6 1347 (5.32%) MVC
7 1236 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
8 1130 (4.46%) TDD
9 1122 (4.43%) Mentoring
10 1018 (4.02%) Service Management
11 1015 (4.01%) Service Delivery
12 1012 (4.00%) Project Management
13 1002 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
14 894 (3.53%) Information Security
15 866 (3.42%) Configuration Management
16 836 (3.30%) OO
17 828 (3.27%) Migration
18 794 (3.14%) SDLC
19 692 (2.73%) High Availability
20 687 (2.71%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5879 (23.23%) SQL
2 3488 (13.78%) C#
3 2759 (10.90%) PowerShell
4 2111 (8.34%) JavaScript
5 2079 (8.21%) Java
6 1805 (7.13%) Python
7 1691 (6.68%) C++
8 1079 (4.26%) C
9 941 (3.72%) Bash Shell
10 921 (3.64%) Perl
11 862 (3.41%) T-SQL
12 602 (2.38%) Ruby
13 592 (2.34%) PHP
14 567 (2.24%) Shell Script
15 541 (2.14%) VB.NET
16 523 (2.07%) VB
17 333 (1.32%) VBScript
18 229 (0.90%) PL/SQL
19 139 (0.55%) Objective-C
20 116 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2776 (10.97%) Degree
2 2597 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1640 (6.48%) MCSE
4 1387 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
5 1233 (4.87%) Security Cleared
6 1178 (4.65%) CCNA
7 950 (3.75%) MCSA
8 783 (3.09%) SC Cleared
9 735 (2.90%) MCP
10 676 (2.67%) MCITP
11 647 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 503 (1.99%) CISSP
13 473 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
14 444 (1.75%) CCNP
15 407 (1.61%) DV Cleared
16 247 (0.98%) ISEB
17 239 (0.94%) CEH
18 205 (0.81%) CISM
19 200 (0.79%) MCTS
20 198 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1717 (6.78%) SLA
2 732 (2.89%) QA
3 408 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 339 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 102 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 82 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 59 (0.23%) HL7
8 50 (0.20%) DICOM
9 47 (0.19%) COBIT
10 46 (0.18%) Data Quality
11 42 (0.17%) MiFID
12 27 (0.11%) HIPAA
13 22 (0.087%) GCP
14 21 (0.083%) SSAE 16
15 18 (0.071%) FISMA
15 18 (0.071%) WAI
16 15 (0.059%) ISO13485
16 15 (0.059%) MISRA
17 11 (0.043%) ISO22301
17 11 (0.043%) ISO27005
System Software
1 9323 (36.83%) Active Directory
2 4366 (17.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2629 (10.39%) Hyper-V
4 1214 (4.80%) vSphere
5 932 (3.68%) XenApp
6 490 (1.94%) VMware ESX
7 453 (1.79%) XenDesktop
8 420 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
9 308 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
10 305 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
11 294 (1.16%) Terminal Services
12 257 (1.02%) Docker
13 240 (0.95%) XenServer
14 210 (0.83%) Xen
15 186 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
16 178 (0.70%) vCloud
17 148 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
18 145 (0.57%) NFS
19 143 (0.56%) Firmware
20 142 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1826 (7.21%) SCCM
2 1206 (4.76%) Puppet
3 910 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
4 750 (2.96%) SCOM
5 577 (2.28%) Ansible
6 382 (1.51%) WSUS
7 332 (1.31%) Nagios
8 303 (1.20%) Backup Exec
9 247 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
10 211 (0.83%) Nessus
11 209 (0.83%) NetBackup
12 166 (0.66%) Tivoli
13 164 (0.65%) AirWatch
14 158 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
15 121 (0.48%) SCVMM
16 113 (0.45%) Nmap
17 104 (0.41%) Salt
18 102 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
19 92 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
20 87 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 10335 (40.83%) Microsoft
2 6992 (27.62%) VMware
3 3723 (14.71%) Cisco
4 3122 (12.33%) Citrix
5 1993 (7.87%) Oracle
6 1640 (6.48%) HP
7 1151 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 854 (3.37%) Apple
9 801 (3.16%) NetApp
10 694 (2.74%) Dell
11 579 (2.29%) EMC
12 563 (2.22%) IBM
13 515 (2.03%) Juniper
14 484 (1.91%) CheckPoint
15 431 (1.70%) Symantec
16 426 (1.68%) Google
17 409 (1.62%) Veeam
18 311 (1.23%) Avaya
19 304 (1.20%) F5
20 299 (1.18%) SolarWinds
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Maidstone, Kent
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Weybridge, Surrey
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Wigan, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
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Newcastle, Staffordshire
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North London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + package
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Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £26000 Per Annum
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Slough, Berkshire
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30 000 - £65 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
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Salary: £30 000 - £65 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
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Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
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Latcom Ltd
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
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