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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 13609 16782 17962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 14.98% 16.26% 15.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.82% 60.86% 59.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11778 14209 15395
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £62,500 £60,000
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
23135 27573 30428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.47% 26.72% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 19998 23357 25784
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -3 5212 £47,500 +2.15% 575
South East +1 3567 £40,000 - 409
East of England -6 914 £40,000 +6.66% 108
South West -6 844 £34,500 +6.15% 122
Yorkshire +1 822 £35,000 - 98
North West 0 817 £37,500 +7.14% 150
West Midlands -1 743 £32,500 -5.33% 105
East Midlands +5 633 £35,000 - 71
North East +5 130 £35,000 +16.66% 23
Midlands +18 13 £48,000 +9.09% 1
Windows
UK

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 11838 (41.62%) Microsoft
2 10431 (36.67%) Active Directory
3 10331 (36.32%) Windows Server
4 7709 (27.10%) VMware
5 7343 (25.81%) Linux
6 6976 (24.52%) SQL
7 6455 (22.69%) SQL Server
8 5472 (19.24%) MS Excel
9 5446 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 5244 (18.44%) ITIL
11 5130 (18.03%) Finance
12 4925 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
13 4610 (16.21%) VMware Infrastructure
14 4588 (16.13%) MS Exchange
15 4463 (15.69%) .NET
16 4458 (15.67%) Windows 7
17 4302 (15.12%) C#
18 4218 (14.83%) Firewall
19 4157 (14.61%) Cisco
20 4125 (14.50%) MS Office
21 4109 (14.45%) Agile Software Development
22 4023 (14.14%) Citrix
23 3542 (12.45%) Degree
24 3168 (11.14%) DNS
25 3126 (10.99%) Unix
26 2905 (10.21%) TCP/IP
27 2873 (10.10%) SAN
28 2840 (9.98%) Microsoft Certification
29 2737 (9.62%) Hyper-V
30 2690 (9.46%) Office 365

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 4588 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 2401 (8.44%) IIS
3 2202 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1653 (5.81%) SharePoint
5 1542 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1013 (3.56%) Skype for Business
7 928 (3.26%) Apache
8 896 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 747 (2.63%) Tomcat
10 474 (1.67%) WebSphere
11 472 (1.66%) JBoss
12 458 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 454 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
14 345 (1.21%) WebLogic
15 262 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
16 260 (0.91%) CMS
17 246 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
18 228 (0.80%) Confluence
19 222 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
20 221 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5472 (19.24%) MS Excel
2 4125 (14.50%) MS Office
3 351 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 229 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 122 (0.43%) MS Project
6 77 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 52 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 30 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 21 (0.074%) AutoCAD
10 15 (0.053%) Acrobat
11 13 (0.046%) Final Cut Pro
11 13 (0.046%) MODO
11 13 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
12 11 (0.039%) SOLIDWORKS
13 9 (0.032%) Adobe After Effects
13 9 (0.032%) InDesign
13 9 (0.032%) OmniGraffle
14 8 (0.028%) Revit
15 7 (0.025%) InfoPath
16 6 (0.021%) Maple
Business Applications
1 332 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 74 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 71 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 59 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 48 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 46 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 44 (0.15%) assyst
8 42 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
9 30 (0.11%) thinkFolio
10 26 (0.091%) Oracle Financials
11 23 (0.081%) Visualfiles
12 21 (0.074%) Lorenzo
12 21 (0.074%) Markit EDM
13 19 (0.067%) Unit4 Business World
14 18 (0.063%) Magento
14 18 (0.063%) SAP Business One
15 17 (0.060%) Oracle ERP
16 16 (0.056%) Salerio
17 15 (0.053%) Maximo
18 14 (0.049%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2690 (9.46%) Office 365
2 1731 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1487 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
4 623 (2.19%) SaaS
5 255 (0.90%) IaaS
6 229 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 217 (0.76%) PaaS
8 159 (0.56%) Mimecast
9 147 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
10 137 (0.48%) Google Apps
11 100 (0.35%) GitHub
12 88 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
13 80 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 71 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
15 57 (0.20%) Yammer
16 56 (0.20%) Amazon S3
17 44 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
18 41 (0.14%) OpenShift
19 38 (0.13%) iTunes
20 37 (0.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4218 (14.83%) Firewall
2 3168 (11.14%) DNS
3 2905 (10.21%) TCP/IP
4 2873 (10.10%) SAN
5 2294 (8.06%) WAN
6 2274 (7.99%) LAN
7 2117 (7.44%) DHCP
8 1938 (6.81%) VPN
9 1168 (4.11%) VoIP
10 1065 (3.74%) Internet
11 785 (2.76%) Wireless
12 748 (2.63%) NAS
13 717 (2.52%) Network Security
14 664 (2.33%) VLAN
15 550 (1.93%) HTTP
16 433 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
17 410 (1.44%) SSL
18 366 (1.29%) LDAP
18 366 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
19 351 (1.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6455 (22.69%) SQL Server
2 1255 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1195 (4.20%) MySQL
4 871 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 828 (2.91%) Relational Database
6 740 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 637 (2.24%) SQL Server 2014
8 634 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 576 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
10 561 (1.97%) Oracle Database
11 420 (1.48%) NoSQL
12 412 (1.45%) RDBMS
13 316 (1.11%) Big Data
14 283 (0.99%) MongoDB
15 240 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
16 225 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 217 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
18 210 (0.74%) Hadoop
19 170 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
20 147 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1015 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 886 (3.11%) Git (software)
3 705 (2.48%) Subversion
4 699 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 633 (2.23%) NUnit
6 624 (2.19%) Jenkins
7 603 (2.12%) JIRA
8 456 (1.60%) Selenium
9 422 (1.48%) Rhino Mocks
10 392 (1.38%) Moq
11 383 (1.35%) TeamCity
12 339 (1.19%) MSTest
13 210 (0.74%) Maven
14 198 (0.70%) JUnit
15 178 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
16 176 (0.62%) Eclipse
17 159 (0.56%) SpecFlow
18 151 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 150 (0.53%) Cucumber
20 135 (0.47%) Ant
General
1 5130 (18.03%) Finance
2 1416 (4.98%) Banking
3 1290 (4.54%) Telecoms
4 932 (3.28%) Law
5 889 (3.13%) Retail
6 787 (2.77%) Legal
7 535 (1.88%) Marketing
8 476 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 353 (1.24%) Games
10 350 (1.23%) Back Office
11 285 (1.00%) Advertising
12 272 (0.96%) Electronics
13 257 (0.90%) Financial Institution
14 234 (0.82%) Investment Banking
15 210 (0.74%) Publishing
16 208 (0.73%) German Language
17 198 (0.70%) Automotive
18 173 (0.61%) Aerospace
19 165 (0.58%) Front Office
20 158 (0.56%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5484 (19.28%) Analyst
2 4681 (16.46%) Developer
3 3448 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 2731 (9.60%) Support Analyst
5 2174 (7.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2057 (7.23%) IT Support
7 1857 (6.53%) .NET Developer
8 1735 (6.10%) C# Developer
9 1483 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support
10 1418 (4.99%) Administrator
11 1407 (4.95%) Windows Engineer
12 1352 (4.75%) Service Analyst
13 1265 (4.45%) IT Engineer
14 1240 (4.36%) Service Desk Analyst
15 1172 (4.12%) Applications Support
16 1171 (4.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 1147 (4.03%) C# .NET Developer
18 1122 (3.94%) IT Analyst
19 1079 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support
20 1027 (3.61%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4463 (15.69%) .NET
2 2179 (7.66%) HTML
3 2012 (7.07%) Web Services
4 1976 (6.95%) ASP.NET
5 1649 (5.80%) CSS
6 1393 (4.90%) XML
7 1136 (3.99%) jQuery
8 1108 (3.90%) WPF
9 1096 (3.85%) WCF
10 1080 (3.80%) .NET Framework
11 1007 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 865 (3.04%) WinForms
13 671 (2.36%) AngularJS
14 655 (2.30%) HTML5
15 470 (1.65%) Ajax
16 448 (1.57%) JSON
17 427 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web API
18 424 (1.49%) SOAP
19 412 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 401 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1928 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1882 (6.62%) Computer Science
3 1776 (6.24%) Data Centre
4 1122 (3.94%) Blackberry
5 827 (2.91%) Clustering
6 820 (2.88%) Management Information System
7 640 (2.25%) Driving Licence
8 599 (2.11%) Replication
9 541 (1.90%) Mobile App
10 491 (1.73%) iPhone
11 481 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
12 454 (1.60%) User Experience
13 445 (1.56%) iPad
14 437 (1.54%) Mathematics
15 424 (1.49%) Client/Server
16 411 (1.44%) Hedge funds
17 364 (1.28%) Smartphone
18 323 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
19 280 (0.98%) PKI
20 255 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10331 (36.32%) Windows Server
2 7343 (25.81%) Linux
3 5446 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 4925 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 4458 (15.67%) Windows 7
6 3126 (10.99%) Unix
7 2505 (8.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 1962 (6.90%) Windows 8
9 1382 (4.86%) Android
10 1288 (4.53%) Windows XP
11 1283 (4.51%) Windows 10
12 1022 (3.59%) Apple iOS
12 1022 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 787 (2.77%) Mac OS X
14 529 (1.86%) Solaris
15 422 (1.48%) CentOS
16 311 (1.09%) Windows Phone
17 281 (0.99%) Windows Vista
18 261 (0.92%) Mac OS
19 232 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5244 (18.44%) ITIL
2 4109 (14.45%) Agile Software Development
3 1926 (6.77%) Software Engineering
4 1784 (6.27%) MVC
5 1475 (5.19%) Scrum
6 1420 (4.99%) TDD
7 1408 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
8 1236 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 1227 (4.31%) Project Management
10 1212 (4.26%) OO
11 1160 (4.08%) DevOps
12 1126 (3.96%) Service Management
13 1114 (3.92%) Service Delivery
14 1109 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
15 1011 (3.55%) SDLC
16 877 (3.08%) High Availability
17 871 (3.06%) Migration
18 855 (3.01%) Web Development
19 823 (2.89%) Information Security
20 815 (2.87%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6976 (24.52%) SQL
2 4302 (15.12%) C#
3 2568 (9.03%) PowerShell
4 2528 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 2441 (8.58%) Java
6 2083 (7.32%) C++
7 1674 (5.89%) Python
8 1110 (3.90%) C
9 1084 (3.81%) Perl
10 1036 (3.64%) T-SQL
11 967 (3.40%) Bash Shell
12 746 (2.62%) PHP
13 673 (2.37%) VB
14 668 (2.35%) Ruby
15 594 (2.09%) VB.NET
16 449 (1.58%) Shell Script
17 377 (1.33%) PL/SQL
18 345 (1.21%) VBScript
19 279 (0.98%) Objective-C
20 168 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3542 (12.45%) Degree
2 2840 (9.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 1783 (6.27%) MCSE
4 1361 (4.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1317 (4.63%) Security Cleared
6 1109 (3.90%) CCNA
7 999 (3.51%) MCSA
8 908 (3.19%) SC Cleared
9 724 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 723 (2.54%) MCP
11 706 (2.48%) MCITP
12 618 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
13 407 (1.43%) DV Cleared
14 400 (1.41%) CCNP
15 396 (1.39%) CISSP
16 277 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
17 269 (0.95%) MCTS
18 245 (0.86%) ISEB
19 196 (0.69%) MCDST
20 194 (0.68%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1937 (6.81%) SLA
2 917 (3.22%) QA
3 444 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 256 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 102 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 80 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 70 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 69 (0.24%) MiFID
9 59 (0.21%) COBIT
10 34 (0.12%) DICOM
11 28 (0.098%) HIPAA
12 27 (0.095%) HL7
13 18 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 15 (0.053%) FISMA
15 12 (0.042%) ISO27002
15 12 (0.042%) JSP 440
15 12 (0.042%) SAS 70
16 10 (0.035%) ISO 14001
16 10 (0.035%) WAI
17 9 (0.032%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 10431 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 4610 (16.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2737 (9.62%) Hyper-V
4 1453 (5.11%) vSphere
5 1332 (4.68%) XenApp
6 595 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
7 591 (2.08%) XenDesktop
8 527 (1.85%) VMware ESX
9 392 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
10 352 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 314 (1.10%) XenServer
12 309 (1.09%) Terminal Services
13 303 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
14 252 (0.89%) Xen
15 238 (0.84%) Docker
16 185 (0.65%) NFS
16 185 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
17 148 (0.52%) vCloud
18 147 (0.52%) Firmware
19 138 (0.49%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2045 (7.19%) SCCM
2 926 (3.26%) SCOM
3 915 (3.22%) Puppet
4 650 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
5 549 (1.93%) Backup Exec
6 475 (1.67%) Nagios
7 460 (1.62%) WSUS
8 356 (1.25%) Ansible
9 291 (1.02%) NetBackup
10 250 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
11 195 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
12 165 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
13 163 (0.57%) Tivoli
14 160 (0.56%) SCVMM
15 152 (0.53%) Nessus
16 128 (0.45%) ZABBIX
17 127 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
18 123 (0.43%) Salt
19 120 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
20 105 (0.37%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 11838 (41.62%) Microsoft
2 7709 (27.10%) VMware
3 4157 (14.61%) Cisco
4 4023 (14.14%) Citrix
5 2564 (9.01%) Oracle
6 1979 (6.96%) HP
7 1208 (4.25%) Red Hat
8 972 (3.42%) NetApp
9 884 (3.11%) Apple
10 824 (2.90%) Dell
11 684 (2.40%) Symantec
12 644 (2.26%) EMC
13 611 (2.15%) IBM
14 557 (1.96%) Juniper
15 536 (1.88%) Veeam
16 522 (1.84%) CheckPoint
17 396 (1.39%) Google
18 354 (1.24%) F5
19 348 (1.22%) Avaya
20 334 (1.17%) Intel Security
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