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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 14016 16676 17583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.03% 16.55% 15.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.22% 61.10% 58.96%
Number of salaries quoted 12072 14110 15142
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
24075 27295 29824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.81% 27.10% 26.99%
Number of salaries quoted 20680 23078 25298
Median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 5376 £46,000 - 583
South East +1 3689 £40,000 - 386
East of England -5 958 £37,500 - 132
Yorkshire 0 881 £35,000 - 105
South West -6 864 £35,000 +7.69% 132
North West -1 766 £35,000 - 151
West Midlands -2 753 £34,000 - 110
East Midlands +4 633 £35,000 - 79
North East +2 128 £35,000 +16.66% 40
Midlands +14 18 £48,000 +9.09% 1
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 11927 (41.60%) Microsoft
2 10548 (36.79%) Active Directory
3 10513 (36.66%) Windows Server
4 7835 (27.32%) VMware
5 7368 (25.70%) Linux
6 7075 (24.67%) SQL
7 6647 (23.18%) SQL Server
8 5638 (19.66%) MS Excel
9 5550 (19.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 5367 (18.72%) ITIL
11 5152 (17.97%) Finance
12 4952 (17.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 4669 (16.28%) MS Exchange
14 4647 (16.21%) VMware Infrastructure
15 4522 (15.77%) .NET
16 4502 (15.70%) Windows 7
17 4334 (15.11%) C#
18 4270 (14.89%) Firewall
19 4221 (14.72%) Cisco
20 4176 (14.56%) MS Office
21 4169 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
22 4087 (14.25%) Citrix
23 3643 (12.70%) Degree
24 3206 (11.18%) Unix
25 3174 (11.07%) DNS
26 2962 (10.33%) TCP/IP
27 2960 (10.32%) SAN
28 2923 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
29 2745 (9.57%) Hyper-V
30 2679 (9.34%) Oracle

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 4669 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 2435 (8.49%) IIS
3 2284 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1664 (5.80%) SharePoint
5 1581 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1047 (3.65%) Skype for Business
7 908 (3.17%) Apache
8 899 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 749 (2.61%) Tomcat
10 474 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 471 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
12 457 (1.59%) JBoss
13 443 (1.54%) WebSphere
14 369 (1.29%) WebLogic
15 285 (0.99%) Node.js
16 262 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
17 260 (0.91%) CMS
18 253 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
19 214 (0.75%) Confluence
19 214 (0.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5638 (19.66%) MS Excel
2 4176 (14.56%) MS Office
3 332 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 223 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 136 (0.47%) MS Project
6 69 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 52 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 26 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
9 21 (0.073%) AutoCAD
9 21 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
10 15 (0.052%) Acrobat
11 13 (0.045%) Final Cut Pro
11 13 (0.045%) MODO
12 9 (0.031%) Adobe After Effects
12 9 (0.031%) InfoPath
12 9 (0.031%) OmniGraffle
13 8 (0.028%) InDesign
13 8 (0.028%) SOLIDWORKS
14 7 (0.024%) Revit
15 6 (0.021%) Maple
Business Applications
1 317 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 80 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 79 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 52 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 46 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 44 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 43 (0.15%) assyst
8 38 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 28 (0.098%) Magento
10 26 (0.091%) Lorenzo
11 25 (0.087%) Visualfiles
12 22 (0.077%) Oracle Financials
13 21 (0.073%) SAP Business One
14 20 (0.070%) Salerio
15 19 (0.066%) thinkFolio
15 19 (0.066%) Unit4 Business World
16 18 (0.063%) Dynamics GP
16 18 (0.063%) Oracle ERP
17 17 (0.059%) Fredhopper
17 17 (0.059%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 2578 (8.99%) Office 365
2 1689 (5.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1415 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
4 634 (2.21%) SaaS
5 265 (0.92%) IaaS
6 224 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 205 (0.71%) PaaS
8 168 (0.59%) Mimecast
9 138 (0.48%) Google Apps
10 134 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
11 98 (0.34%) GitHub
12 86 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 80 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
14 69 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
15 64 (0.22%) Yammer
16 50 (0.17%) Amazon S3
17 40 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
18 34 (0.12%) Google Analytics
19 32 (0.11%) OpenShift
20 30 (0.10%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4270 (14.89%) Firewall
2 3174 (11.07%) DNS
3 2962 (10.33%) TCP/IP
4 2960 (10.32%) SAN
5 2320 (8.09%) WAN
6 2318 (8.08%) LAN
7 2078 (7.25%) DHCP
8 1936 (6.75%) VPN
9 1161 (4.05%) VoIP
10 1091 (3.80%) Internet
11 778 (2.71%) NAS
12 765 (2.67%) Wireless
13 719 (2.51%) VLAN
14 713 (2.49%) Network Security
15 512 (1.79%) HTTP
16 429 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
17 403 (1.41%) SSL
18 382 (1.33%) LDAP
19 373 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
20 356 (1.24%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6647 (23.18%) SQL Server
2 1322 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1230 (4.29%) MySQL
4 919 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 827 (2.88%) Relational Database
6 788 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 685 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 640 (2.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 601 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
10 582 (2.03%) Oracle Database
11 417 (1.45%) NoSQL
12 414 (1.44%) RDBMS
13 321 (1.12%) Big Data
14 295 (1.03%) MongoDB
15 265 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
16 243 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 229 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
18 214 (0.75%) Hadoop
19 187 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
20 138 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 997 (3.48%) Visual Studio
2 873 (3.04%) Git (software)
3 715 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 701 (2.44%) Subversion
5 630 (2.20%) NUnit
6 590 (2.06%) JIRA
7 587 (2.05%) Jenkins
8 458 (1.60%) Selenium
9 422 (1.47%) Rhino Mocks
10 395 (1.38%) Moq
11 374 (1.30%) TeamCity
12 337 (1.18%) MSTest
13 209 (0.73%) Maven
14 190 (0.66%) JUnit
15 176 (0.61%) Eclipse
16 166 (0.58%) Cucumber
16 166 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
17 163 (0.57%) SpecFlow
18 139 (0.48%) WebDriver
19 134 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5152 (17.97%) Finance
2 1420 (4.95%) Banking
3 1272 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 909 (3.17%) Law
5 850 (2.96%) Retail
6 799 (2.79%) Legal
7 547 (1.91%) Marketing
8 470 (1.64%) Manufacturing
9 370 (1.29%) Back Office
10 314 (1.10%) Games
11 298 (1.04%) Advertising
12 278 (0.97%) Electronics
13 274 (0.96%) Financial Institution
14 265 (0.92%) Investment Banking
15 213 (0.74%) German Language
16 197 (0.69%) Publishing
17 172 (0.60%) Front Office
18 169 (0.59%) Automotive
19 160 (0.56%) French Language
20 151 (0.53%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5512 (19.22%) Analyst
2 4739 (16.53%) Developer
3 3482 (12.14%) Support Engineer
4 2720 (9.49%) Support Analyst
5 2190 (7.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2038 (7.11%) IT Support
7 1845 (6.43%) .NET Developer
8 1749 (6.10%) C# Developer
9 1563 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
10 1448 (5.05%) Administrator
11 1366 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
12 1354 (4.72%) Service Analyst
13 1258 (4.39%) IT Engineer
14 1231 (4.29%) Service Desk Analyst
15 1192 (4.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 1166 (4.07%) Applications Support
17 1157 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
18 1101 (3.84%) 3rd Line Support
19 1079 (3.76%) IT Analyst
20 1028 (3.59%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4522 (15.77%) .NET
2 2136 (7.45%) HTML
3 1948 (6.79%) Web Services
4 1947 (6.79%) ASP.NET
5 1579 (5.51%) CSS
6 1406 (4.90%) XML
7 1096 (3.82%) jQuery
7 1096 (3.82%) WPF
8 1087 (3.79%) WCF
9 1059 (3.69%) .NET Framework
10 994 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 869 (3.03%) WinForms
12 673 (2.35%) AngularJS
13 628 (2.19%) HTML5
14 479 (1.67%) Ajax
15 444 (1.55%) JSON
16 435 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
17 428 (1.49%) Middleware
18 405 (1.41%) REST
19 404 (1.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2007 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1912 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1843 (6.43%) Data Centre
4 1204 (4.20%) Blackberry
5 852 (2.97%) Clustering
6 833 (2.91%) Management Information System
7 616 (2.15%) Replication
8 585 (2.04%) Driving Licence
9 561 (1.96%) Mobile App
10 514 (1.79%) iPhone
11 485 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
12 471 (1.64%) Hedge funds
13 436 (1.52%) Client/Server
13 436 (1.52%) User Experience
14 404 (1.41%) iPad
15 396 (1.38%) Mathematics
16 355 (1.24%) Smartphone
17 328 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
18 291 (1.01%) PKI
19 267 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10513 (36.66%) Windows Server
2 7368 (25.70%) Linux
3 5550 (19.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 4952 (17.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 4502 (15.70%) Windows 7
6 3206 (11.18%) Unix
7 2521 (8.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 2030 (7.08%) Windows 8
9 1509 (5.26%) Android
10 1336 (4.66%) Windows XP
11 1157 (4.04%) Windows 10
12 1083 (3.78%) Apple iOS
13 1017 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 781 (2.72%) Mac OS X
15 516 (1.80%) Solaris
16 375 (1.31%) CentOS
17 321 (1.12%) Windows Phone
18 270 (0.94%) Windows Vista
19 257 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
20 252 (0.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5367 (18.72%) ITIL
2 4169 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
3 1970 (6.87%) Software Engineering
4 1767 (6.16%) MVC
5 1479 (5.16%) Scrum
6 1410 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
7 1389 (4.84%) TDD
8 1239 (4.32%) Mentoring
9 1231 (4.29%) OO
10 1223 (4.27%) Project Management
11 1156 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
12 1117 (3.90%) Service Management
13 1100 (3.84%) DevOps
14 1067 (3.72%) Service Delivery
15 1038 (3.62%) SDLC
16 931 (3.25%) High Availability
17 878 (3.06%) Information Security
18 876 (3.06%) Migration
19 860 (3.00%) Web Development
20 817 (2.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7075 (24.67%) SQL
2 4334 (15.11%) C#
3 2545 (8.88%) Java
4 2536 (8.84%) PowerShell
5 2479 (8.65%) JavaScript
6 2078 (7.25%) C++
7 1671 (5.83%) Python
8 1115 (3.89%) C
9 1112 (3.88%) Perl
10 1049 (3.66%) T-SQL
11 942 (3.29%) Bash Shell
12 774 (2.70%) PHP
13 719 (2.51%) Ruby
14 716 (2.50%) VB
15 612 (2.13%) VB.NET
16 448 (1.56%) Shell Script
17 414 (1.44%) PL/SQL
18 346 (1.21%) VBScript
19 312 (1.09%) Objective-C
20 182 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3643 (12.70%) Degree
2 2923 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 1827 (6.37%) MCSE
4 1396 (4.87%) Cisco Certification
5 1292 (4.51%) Security Cleared
6 1118 (3.90%) CCNA
7 1039 (3.62%) MCSA
8 873 (3.04%) SC Cleared
9 745 (2.60%) MCP
10 734 (2.56%) MCITP
11 722 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 623 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
13 428 (1.49%) CCNP
14 403 (1.41%) DV Cleared
15 373 (1.30%) CISSP
16 290 (1.01%) MCTS
17 272 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
18 239 (0.83%) ISEB
19 224 (0.78%) MCDST
20 188 (0.66%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1931 (6.73%) SLA
2 950 (3.31%) QA
3 511 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 283 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 97 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 85 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 79 (0.28%) COBIT
8 77 (0.27%) MiFID
9 60 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 29 (0.10%) HIPAA
11 28 (0.098%) HL7
12 27 (0.094%) DICOM
13 24 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 15 (0.052%) FISMA
15 13 (0.045%) ISO27002
16 12 (0.042%) JSP 440
16 12 (0.042%) SAS 70
17 11 (0.038%) ISO 9000
17 11 (0.038%) SDET
18 10 (0.035%) SEPA
System Software
1 10548 (36.79%) Active Directory
2 4647 (16.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2745 (9.57%) Hyper-V
4 1460 (5.09%) vSphere
5 1370 (4.78%) XenApp
6 593 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
7 592 (2.06%) XenDesktop
8 512 (1.79%) VMware ESX
9 330 (1.15%) XenServer
10 320 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 306 (1.07%) Terminal Services
12 279 (0.97%) Xen
13 223 (0.78%) Docker
14 182 (0.63%) NFS
15 171 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
16 148 (0.52%) Firmware
17 144 (0.50%) vCloud
17 144 (0.50%) VMware Server
18 124 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 101 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2033 (7.09%) SCCM
2 947 (3.30%) SCOM
3 876 (3.06%) Puppet
4 645 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
5 575 (2.01%) Backup Exec
6 491 (1.71%) Nagios
7 428 (1.49%) WSUS
8 317 (1.11%) Ansible
9 295 (1.03%) NetBackup
10 192 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
11 188 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
12 153 (0.53%) Tivoli
13 151 (0.53%) SCVMM
14 146 (0.51%) Nessus
15 137 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 128 (0.45%) ZABBIX
17 122 (0.43%) Salt
18 100 (0.35%) Nmap
19 92 (0.32%) SCOrch
20 90 (0.31%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 11927 (41.60%) Microsoft
2 7835 (27.32%) VMware
3 4221 (14.72%) Cisco
4 4087 (14.25%) Citrix
5 2679 (9.34%) Oracle
6 2017 (7.03%) HP
7 1179 (4.11%) Red Hat
8 1021 (3.56%) NetApp
9 894 (3.12%) Dell
10 893 (3.11%) Apple
11 718 (2.50%) Symantec
12 647 (2.26%) IBM
13 622 (2.17%) EMC
14 579 (2.02%) Juniper
15 530 (1.85%) CheckPoint
16 512 (1.79%) Veeam
17 394 (1.37%) Google
18 390 (1.36%) Avaya
19 377 (1.31%) F5
20 373 (1.30%) SolarWinds
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