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

3 months to
25 Feb 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 10690 14840 17314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 13.75% 15.58% 17.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.73% 59.56% 63.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9164 12739 14655
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%

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
18517 24917 27452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 23.82% 26.16% 27.64%
Number of salaries quoted 15695 21155 23226
Median salary £42,133 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.86% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -4 4082 £47,500 +2.15% 553
South East -2 2674 £37,679 -5.80% 313
East of England -6 879 £37,500 - 120
Yorkshire -1 704 £30,000 -18.91% 89
North West -8 685 £35,000 - 148
South West -6 649 £33,000 -5.71% 87
West Midlands -1 561 £35,000 - 132
East Midlands -3 391 £33,000 -12.00% 68
North East +13 87 £28,750 -5.60% 24
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 9417 (41.13%) Microsoft
2 8557 (37.37%) Active Directory
3 8537 (37.28%) Windows Server
4 6394 (27.92%) Linux
5 6322 (27.61%) VMware
6 5250 (22.93%) SQL
7 5237 (22.87%) SQL Server
8 4304 (18.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 4132 (18.05%) ITIL
10 4086 (17.84%) MS Excel
11 3964 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 3961 (17.30%) Finance
13 3761 (16.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 3486 (15.22%) MS Exchange
15 3475 (15.18%) Windows 7
16 3351 (14.63%) .NET
17 3255 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
18 3230 (14.11%) C#
18 3230 (14.11%) MS Office
19 3219 (14.06%) Firewall
20 3202 (13.98%) Cisco
21 2875 (12.56%) Office 365
22 2811 (12.28%) Citrix
23 2545 (11.11%) PowerShell
24 2523 (11.02%) DNS
25 2476 (10.81%) Degree
26 2449 (10.70%) Hyper-V
27 2356 (10.29%) Unix
28 2270 (9.91%) TCP/IP
29 2197 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure

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 3486 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 2111 (9.22%) IIS
3 1382 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1370 (5.98%) SharePoint
5 1038 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 830 (3.62%) Skype for Business
7 816 (3.56%) Apache
8 662 (2.89%) Tomcat
9 502 (2.19%) WebSphere
10 493 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
11 395 (1.73%) JBoss
12 346 (1.51%) WebLogic
13 239 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 227 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
15 209 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
16 208 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
17 201 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
18 180 (0.79%) CMS
19 167 (0.73%) Confluence
20 149 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4086 (17.84%) MS Excel
2 3230 (14.11%) MS Office
3 230 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 156 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 76 (0.33%) MS Project
6 52 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 47 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 33 (0.14%) Acrobat
9 20 (0.087%) Camtasia
9 20 (0.087%) Snagit
10 19 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
11 15 (0.066%) Final Cut Pro
11 15 (0.066%) Mozilla Thunderbird
12 14 (0.061%) Simulink
13 11 (0.048%) AutoCAD
13 11 (0.048%) SOLIDWORKS
14 10 (0.044%) InDesign
14 10 (0.044%) InfoPath
15 8 (0.035%) FrameMaker
16 7 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 192 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 38 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 38 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 33 (0.14%) RMDS
5 32 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
5 32 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 30 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 27 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
8 22 (0.096%) Magento
9 19 (0.083%) assyst
9 19 (0.083%) Maximo
10 18 (0.079%) SAP ERP
11 17 (0.074%) Visualfiles
12 15 (0.066%) Oracle EBS R12
13 14 (0.061%) Sage 200
14 13 (0.057%) NetSuite
15 12 (0.052%) Eikon
15 12 (0.052%) Payment Gateway
16 11 (0.048%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2875 (12.56%) Office 365
2 2197 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1848 (8.07%) Amazon AWS
4 439 (1.92%) SaaS
5 282 (1.23%) IaaS
6 258 (1.13%) PaaS
7 249 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
8 133 (0.58%) Mimecast
9 119 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 119 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
10 114 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
10 114 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
11 111 (0.48%) Amazon S3
12 110 (0.48%) G Suite
13 62 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 61 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 55 (0.24%) GitHub
16 41 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
17 35 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 31 (0.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3219 (14.06%) Firewall
2 2523 (11.02%) DNS
3 2270 (9.91%) TCP/IP
4 1873 (8.18%) LAN
5 1854 (8.10%) DHCP
6 1827 (7.98%) WAN
7 1765 (7.71%) SAN
8 1399 (6.11%) VPN
9 923 (4.03%) Internet
10 820 (3.58%) VoIP
11 698 (3.05%) Network Security
12 629 (2.75%) VLAN
13 624 (2.73%) Wireless
14 485 (2.12%) Skype
15 461 (2.01%) HTTP
16 451 (1.97%) NAS
17 367 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
18 345 (1.51%) Remote Desktop
19 313 (1.37%) SSL
20 311 (1.36%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5237 (22.87%) SQL Server
2 884 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 816 (3.56%) MySQL
4 664 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 584 (2.55%) Relational Database
6 559 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 526 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 459 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 424 (1.85%) Oracle Database
10 380 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
11 350 (1.53%) NoSQL
12 283 (1.24%) MongoDB
13 236 (1.03%) RDBMS
14 216 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 208 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
16 191 (0.83%) Big Data
17 186 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
18 167 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
19 166 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
20 156 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 755 (3.30%) Git (software)
2 734 (3.21%) Jenkins
3 682 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 654 (2.86%) Visual Studio
5 531 (2.32%) JIRA
6 451 (1.97%) NUnit
7 415 (1.81%) Subversion
8 410 (1.79%) TeamCity
9 350 (1.53%) Selenium
10 336 (1.47%) Rhino Mocks
11 321 (1.40%) Moq
12 278 (1.21%) MSTest
13 276 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
14 243 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 172 (0.75%) Maven
16 164 (0.72%) Hudson
17 137 (0.60%) JUnit
18 134 (0.59%) Cucumber
19 123 (0.54%) Ant
20 120 (0.52%) MSBuild
General
1 3961 (17.30%) Finance
2 1283 (5.60%) Banking
3 886 (3.87%) Telecoms
4 623 (2.72%) Retail
5 561 (2.45%) Legal
6 545 (2.38%) Law
7 434 (1.90%) Marketing
8 327 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 282 (1.23%) Games
10 274 (1.20%) Back Office
11 247 (1.08%) Advertising
12 207 (0.90%) Investment Banking
13 185 (0.81%) Publishing
14 166 (0.72%) Electronics
15 153 (0.67%) German Language
16 146 (0.64%) French Language
17 143 (0.62%) Financial Institution
18 129 (0.56%) Front Office
19 103 (0.45%) Automotive
20 61 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4205 (18.36%) Analyst
2 2981 (13.02%) Developer
3 2850 (12.45%) Support Engineer
4 2135 (9.32%) Support Analyst
5 1934 (8.45%) IT Support
6 1790 (7.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1382 (6.04%) 2nd Line Support
8 1370 (5.98%) Administrator
9 1337 (5.84%) Windows Engineer
10 1189 (5.19%) .NET Developer
11 1157 (5.05%) IT Engineer
12 1140 (4.98%) C# Developer
13 987 (4.31%) Applications Support
14 973 (4.25%) Service Analyst
15 921 (4.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 917 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
17 893 (3.90%) Service Desk Analyst
18 839 (3.66%) IT Analyst
19 790 (3.45%) Consultant
20 787 (3.44%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3351 (14.63%) .NET
2 1603 (7.00%) HTML
3 1457 (6.36%) ASP.NET
4 1435 (6.27%) Web Services
5 1160 (5.07%) CSS
6 1091 (4.76%) XML
7 832 (3.63%) .NET Framework
8 769 (3.36%) WCF
9 737 (3.22%) jQuery
10 715 (3.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 700 (3.06%) WPF
12 680 (2.97%) WinForms
13 521 (2.28%) AngularJS
14 451 (1.97%) HTML5
15 447 (1.95%) Middleware
16 428 (1.87%) SOAP
17 377 (1.65%) ASP.NET Web API
18 331 (1.45%) JSON
19 327 (1.43%) REST
20 313 (1.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1462 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 1389 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 1219 (5.32%) Computer Science
4 787 (3.44%) Management Information System
5 625 (2.73%) Clustering
6 574 (2.51%) Blackberry
7 516 (2.25%) Driving Licence
8 443 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
9 366 (1.60%) iPad
10 343 (1.50%) iPhone
11 335 (1.46%) User Experience
12 333 (1.45%) Client/Server
13 316 (1.38%) Replication
14 300 (1.31%) Hedge funds
15 290 (1.27%) Mobile App
16 242 (1.06%) PKI
17 236 (1.03%) Fintech
18 212 (0.93%) Public Cloud
19 211 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
20 186 (0.81%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 8537 (37.28%) Windows Server
2 6394 (27.92%) Linux
3 4304 (18.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 3964 (17.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 3475 (15.18%) Windows 7
6 2356 (10.29%) Unix
7 1649 (7.20%) Windows 10
8 1467 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 1351 (5.90%) Windows 8
10 872 (3.81%) Android
11 741 (3.24%) Mac OS X
12 710 (3.10%) Apple iOS
13 692 (3.02%) Windows XP
14 677 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 494 (2.16%) CentOS
16 422 (1.84%) Solaris
17 320 (1.40%) Mac OS
18 267 (1.17%) Ubuntu
19 182 (0.79%) Windows Phone
20 171 (0.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4132 (18.05%) ITIL
2 3255 (14.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1484 (6.48%) DevOps
4 1316 (5.75%) Scrum
5 1312 (5.73%) Software Engineering
6 1196 (5.22%) MVC
7 1143 (4.99%) Continuous Integration
8 1039 (4.54%) TDD
9 957 (4.18%) Disaster Recovery
10 932 (4.07%) Service Management
11 895 (3.91%) Service Delivery
12 890 (3.89%) Mentoring
13 881 (3.85%) Project Management
14 833 (3.64%) Migration
15 819 (3.58%) Configuration Management
16 754 (3.29%) Information Security
17 745 (3.25%) OO
18 728 (3.18%) SDLC
19 708 (3.09%) High Availability
20 652 (2.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5250 (22.93%) SQL
2 3230 (14.11%) C#
3 2545 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1929 (8.42%) Java
5 1841 (8.04%) JavaScript
6 1579 (6.90%) Python
7 1477 (6.45%) C++
8 959 (4.19%) C
9 769 (3.36%) T-SQL
10 753 (3.29%) Bash Shell
11 737 (3.22%) Perl
12 529 (2.31%) PHP
13 523 (2.28%) Shell Script
14 507 (2.21%) Ruby
15 493 (2.15%) VB
16 461 (2.01%) VB.NET
17 276 (1.21%) VBScript
18 193 (0.84%) PL/SQL
19 109 (0.48%) VBA
20 96 (0.42%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2476 (10.81%) Degree
2 2182 (9.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1337 (5.84%) MCSE
4 1194 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
5 981 (4.28%) Security Cleared
6 969 (4.23%) CCNA
7 725 (3.17%) MCSA
8 693 (3.03%) MCP
9 578 (2.52%) SC Cleared
10 537 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 476 (2.08%) MCITP
12 449 (1.96%) CCNP
13 429 (1.87%) CISSP
14 387 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
15 321 (1.40%) DV Cleared
16 273 (1.19%) ISEB
17 212 (0.93%) CISM
18 204 (0.89%) ISTQB
19 199 (0.87%) CEH
20 142 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1566 (6.84%) SLA
2 667 (2.91%) QA
3 343 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 247 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 73 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 49 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 38 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 38 (0.17%) HL7
8 34 (0.15%) PMO
9 30 (0.13%) MiFID
10 28 (0.12%) COBIT
11 20 (0.087%) MISRA
12 19 (0.083%) WAI
13 17 (0.074%) GCP
14 16 (0.070%) DICOM
15 15 (0.066%) Cyber Essentials
15 15 (0.066%) SSAE 16
16 14 (0.061%) ISO 9000
17 13 (0.057%) GPG13
18 12 (0.052%) GAMP
System Software
1 8557 (37.37%) Active Directory
2 3761 (16.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2449 (10.70%) Hyper-V
4 1043 (4.55%) vSphere
5 841 (3.67%) XenApp
6 388 (1.69%) XenDesktop
7 379 (1.66%) VMware ESX
8 377 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
9 289 (1.26%) Docker
10 274 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
11 254 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
12 242 (1.06%) Terminal Services
13 215 (0.94%) XenServer
14 193 (0.84%) Xen
15 158 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
16 147 (0.64%) Firmware
17 129 (0.56%) NFS
18 128 (0.56%) vCloud
19 119 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
20 103 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1691 (7.38%) SCCM
2 1016 (4.44%) Puppet
3 820 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
4 688 (3.00%) SCOM
5 551 (2.41%) Ansible
6 329 (1.44%) Nagios
7 305 (1.33%) WSUS
8 267 (1.17%) Backup Exec
9 192 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
10 186 (0.81%) NetBackup
11 141 (0.62%) Nessus
12 115 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
13 113 (0.49%) AirWatch
14 107 (0.47%) Tivoli
15 102 (0.45%) Terraform
16 99 (0.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 79 (0.35%) Nmap
18 77 (0.34%) Graphite
18 77 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
19 74 (0.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9417 (41.13%) Microsoft
2 6322 (27.61%) VMware
3 3202 (13.98%) Cisco
4 2811 (12.28%) Citrix
5 1701 (7.43%) Oracle
6 1364 (5.96%) HP
7 968 (4.23%) Red Hat
8 746 (3.26%) Apple
9 739 (3.23%) NetApp
10 544 (2.38%) Dell
11 467 (2.04%) EMC
12 463 (2.02%) IBM
12 463 (2.02%) Juniper
13 430 (1.88%) CheckPoint
14 414 (1.81%) Google
15 341 (1.49%) Veeam
16 336 (1.47%) Symantec
17 296 (1.29%) Avaya
18 274 (1.20%) F5
18 274 (1.20%) SolarWinds
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