Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East Midlands
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 8 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 222 621 747
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.37% 15.55% 15.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.53% 71.38% 74.63%
Number of salaries quoted 208 513 688
Median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% -5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,525 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,429 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% -2.38% +5.00%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 344 870 1,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.72% 21.79% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 275 670 848
Median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £57,000 £60,063 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in the East Midlands

Windows
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Windows in the East Midlands

Windows
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows in the East Midlands

Windows
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 7 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire 0 97 £40,000 +6.67% 22
Leicestershire 0 40 £42,500 +21.43% 18
Northamptonshire -4 37 £37,500 -8.54% 14
Derbyshire +3 30 £42,500 +49.12% 8
Lincolnshire +7 15 £28,750 +4.55% 13
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows.

1 99 (44.59%) Active Directory
2 94 (42.34%) Microsoft
3 76 (34.23%) Windows Server
4 65 (29.28%) Azure
5 60 (27.03%) Linux
6 58 (26.13%) VMware
7 50 (22.52%) Windows 10
8 46 (20.72%) ITIL
8 46 (20.72%) SQL
9 44 (19.82%) Office 365
10 39 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 39 (17.57%) Cisco
11 37 (16.67%) Firewall
12 36 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 36 (16.22%) SCCM
13 35 (15.77%) Windows Server 2016
14 34 (15.32%) PowerShell
15 32 (14.41%) SQL Server
16 29 (13.06%) Windows 7
17 28 (12.61%) DNS
17 28 (12.61%) TCP/IP
17 28 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
18 27 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 27 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (11.71%) LAN
20 25 (11.26%) WAN
20 25 (11.26%) AWS
20 25 (11.26%) Project Delivery
21 24 (10.81%) Citrix
22 22 (9.91%) DHCP

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 9 (4.05%) IIS
2 5 (2.25%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.90%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.45%) Confluence
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (9.46%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 65 (29.28%) Azure
2 44 (19.82%) Office 365
3 25 (11.26%) AWS
4 12 (5.41%) SaaS
5 8 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.60%) PaaS
6 6 (2.70%) IaaS
7 5 (2.25%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (2.25%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.80%) GCP
9 2 (0.90%) G Suite
9 2 (0.90%) GitHub
9 2 (0.90%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.90%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.45%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.45%) Cloudflare
10 1 (0.45%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 37 (16.67%) Firewall
2 28 (12.61%) DNS
2 28 (12.61%) TCP/IP
3 26 (11.71%) LAN
4 25 (11.26%) WAN
5 22 (9.91%) DHCP
6 21 (9.46%) SAN
7 12 (5.41%) VPN
8 10 (4.50%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (4.50%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (4.05%) Wireless
10 8 (3.60%) VLAN
10 8 (3.60%) VoIP
11 7 (3.15%) iSCSI
11 7 (3.15%) NAS
11 7 (3.15%) Network Security
12 6 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (2.70%) Internet
12 6 (2.70%) WLAN
13 5 (2.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.05%) MySQL
3 6 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 7
5 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.35%) EDMS
6 3 (1.35%) Power BI
6 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.45%) DB2
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (4.05%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.15%) Jenkins
4 6 (2.70%) Bitbucket
5 4 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.35%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.35%) JUnit
6 3 (1.35%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.35%) NUnit
6 3 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.35%) Selenium
6 3 (1.35%) SpecFlow
6 3 (1.35%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.35%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.90%) Bazaar
7 2 (0.90%) JIRA
8 1 (0.45%) MSI
8 1 (0.45%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.45%) Xcode
General
1 14 (6.31%) Retail
2 13 (5.86%) Public Sector
3 7 (3.15%) Finance
4 5 (2.25%) Local Government
5 4 (1.80%) Law
5 4 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.35%) Automotive
6 3 (1.35%) Billing
7 2 (0.90%) Electronics
7 2 (0.90%) French Language
8 1 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (13.96%) Analyst
2 21 (9.46%) IT Engineer
2 21 (9.46%) Support Engineer
3 20 (9.01%) Developer
4 19 (8.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (7.21%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (6.76%) IT Support
7 12 (5.41%) Network Engineer
8 11 (4.95%) Administrator
8 11 (4.95%) C# Developer
8 11 (4.95%) DBA
9 10 (4.50%) .NET Developer
9 10 (4.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 10 (4.50%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (4.05%) IT Analyst
10 9 (4.05%) Team Leader
11 8 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (3.60%) Field Engineer
11 8 (3.60%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.31%) .NET
2 10 (4.50%) CSS
2 10 (4.50%) HTML
2 10 (4.50%) Web Services
3 8 (3.60%) XML
4 7 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.70%) WinForms
6 4 (1.80%) jQuery
6 4 (1.80%) WCF
6 4 (1.80%) WPF
7 3 (1.35%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.35%) HTML5
7 3 (1.35%) JSON
7 3 (1.35%) Node.js
7 3 (1.35%) REST
7 3 (1.35%) SOAP
8 2 (0.90%) CSS3
8 2 (0.90%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.66%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.21%) Driving Licence
3 12 (5.41%) Public Cloud
4 11 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.70%) Replication
7 5 (2.25%) NHS
8 4 (1.80%) User Experience
9 3 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.35%) iPhone
10 2 (0.90%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.90%) Clustering
10 2 (0.90%) EPoS
10 2 (0.90%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.90%) iPad
10 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Licensing
10 2 (0.90%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 76 (34.23%) Windows Server
2 60 (27.03%) Linux
3 50 (22.52%) Windows 10
4 39 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (15.77%) Windows Server 2016
6 29 (13.06%) Windows 7
7 20 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (5.41%) Apple iOS
8 12 (5.41%) Unix
9 8 (3.60%) Android
9 8 (3.60%) Windows Server 2019
10 7 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.70%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.70%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.80%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.35%) CentOS
13 3 (1.35%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.35%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.90%) AIX
14 2 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (20.72%) ITIL
2 28 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 25 (11.26%) Project Delivery
5 20 (9.01%) DevOps
6 15 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (5.41%) Customer Requirements
8 11 (4.95%) Mentoring
9 10 (4.50%) Change Management
9 10 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (4.50%) Software Engineering
9 10 (4.50%) Storage Management
10 9 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (3.60%) Incident Management
11 8 (3.60%) Project Management
11 8 (3.60%) Server Management
12 7 (3.15%) Database Mirroring
12 7 (3.15%) IT Strategy
12 7 (3.15%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (20.72%) SQL
2 34 (15.32%) PowerShell
3 21 (9.46%) C#
4 19 (8.56%) JavaScript
5 18 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 14 (6.31%) Python
7 10 (4.50%) Bash Shell
7 10 (4.50%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.15%) Java
9 5 (2.25%) PHP
10 3 (1.35%) Perl
11 2 (0.90%) ES6
12 1 (0.45%) Go
12 1 (0.45%) VB
12 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (9.91%) MCSE
3 15 (6.76%) MCSA
4 13 (5.86%) CCNA
4 13 (5.86%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.41%) Security Cleared
6 10 (4.50%) Degree
7 9 (4.05%) AWS Certification
7 9 (4.05%) CCNP
7 9 (4.05%) MCP
7 9 (4.05%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.15%) MCITP
8 7 (3.15%) MCTS
9 5 (2.25%) OCP
9 5 (2.25%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (2.25%) Server+ Certification
10 4 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.35%) LPIC
11 3 (1.35%) MCDBA
11 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.56%) SLA
2 11 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.80%) QA
4 2 (0.90%) GDPR
5 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 99 (44.59%) Active Directory
2 27 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (9.46%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.50%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (4.05%) Docker
6 7 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (1.80%) Firmware
8 4 (1.80%) vSphere
9 2 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.90%) XenApp
10 1 (0.45%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Clusterware
10 1 (0.45%) pfSense
10 1 (0.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 36 (16.22%) SCCM
2 12 (5.41%) Microsoft Intune
2 12 (5.41%) WSUS
3 9 (4.05%) Kubernetes
4 7 (3.15%) SCOM
5 6 (2.70%) Data Guard
5 6 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (2.70%) Puppet
6 5 (2.25%) Ansible
6 5 (2.25%) vCenter Server
7 3 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.90%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.90%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.90%) Terraform
9 1 (0.45%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.45%) Clonezilla
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 94 (42.34%) Microsoft
2 58 (26.13%) VMware
3 39 (17.57%) Cisco
4 24 (10.81%) Citrix
5 19 (8.56%) HP
6 13 (5.86%) Oracle
7 10 (4.50%) Google
8 9 (4.05%) NetApp
9 7 (3.15%) Capita
9 7 (3.15%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.25%) Veeam
11 4 (1.80%) Apple
11 4 (1.80%) Dell
11 4 (1.80%) IBM
12 3 (1.35%) Avaya
12 3 (1.35%) EMC
12 3 (1.35%) McAfee
12 3 (1.35%) Riverbed
12 3 (1.35%) Symantec
13 2 (0.90%) arcserve