Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 13 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 677 785 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.35% 14.95% 13.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.72% 68.80% 65.15%
Number of salaries quoted 504 695 727
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £20,098
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £48,786
England median annual salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +1.25% -

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 944 1,141 1,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.80% 21.73% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 626 969 945
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,188 £23,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Windows in the East Midlands

Windows
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +7 223 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Northamptonshire +10 191 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Leicestershire +1 180 £35,000 - 13
Derbyshire -7 50 £31,500 +1.61% 7
Lincolnshire -1 17 £32,000 -14.67% 5
Rutland - 2 - -
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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.

1 344 (50.81%) Microsoft
2 320 (47.27%) Active Directory
3 280 (41.36%) Windows Server
4 206 (30.43%) VMware
5 180 (26.59%) Linux
6 178 (26.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 171 (25.26%) Office 365
8 156 (23.04%) SQL Server
9 149 (22.01%) SQL
10 129 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
11 125 (18.46%) Hyper-V
12 121 (17.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 115 (16.99%) JavaScript
14 114 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
15 111 (16.40%) Windows 10
16 110 (16.25%) Cisco
17 108 (15.95%) Amazon AWS
18 106 (15.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 106 (15.66%) ITIL
19 103 (15.21%) Microsoft Office
19 103 (15.21%) Microsoft Certification
20 102 (15.07%) .NET
21 101 (14.92%) C#
22 99 (14.62%) Degree
23 98 (14.48%) HTML
24 90 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
25 80 (11.82%) MCSE
26 79 (11.67%) Java
26 79 (11.67%) PowerShell
27 77 (11.37%) Windows 7

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 70 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 33 (4.87%) Skype for Business
3 28 (4.14%) Apache
4 26 (3.84%) SharePoint
5 24 (3.55%) IIS
6 10 (1.48%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (1.18%) Oracle UPK
8 7 (1.03%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.89%) JBoss
10 4 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.30%) nginx
12 2 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.15%) Kentico
Applications
1 103 (15.21%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.30%) CATIA
4 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.30%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (1.48%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.30%) ENOVIA
4 2 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.15%) Line 50
5 1 (0.15%) Line 500
5 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 178 (26.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 171 (25.26%) Office 365
3 108 (15.95%) Amazon AWS
4 56 (8.27%) IaaS
5 45 (6.65%) Azure Active Directory
6 30 (4.43%) SaaS
7 27 (3.99%) GitHub
8 19 (2.81%) PaaS
9 10 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.59%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.59%) Amazon Glacier
12 4 (0.59%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.59%) Route 53
12 4 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.44%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.30%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 73 (10.78%) DNS
2 68 (10.04%) DHCP
2 68 (10.04%) Firewall
3 63 (9.31%) TCP/IP
4 47 (6.94%) SAN
5 43 (6.35%) WAN
6 34 (5.02%) LAN
7 29 (4.28%) Internet
8 28 (4.14%) Skype
8 28 (4.14%) VLAN
9 25 (3.69%) Wireless
10 23 (3.40%) VPN
11 17 (2.51%) VoIP
12 14 (2.07%) Fibre Channel
13 12 (1.77%) Intranet
14 10 (1.48%) Network Security
15 9 (1.33%) IP Telephony
15 9 (1.33%) LTE
15 9 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
15 9 (1.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (23.04%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (2.51%) MongoDB
3 17 (2.51%) SQL Server 2014
4 16 (2.36%) Oracle Database
4 16 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (2.07%) MySQL
6 13 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
6 13 (1.92%) Relational Database
7 12 (1.77%) NoSQL
7 12 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (1.77%) Oracle Database 12c
8 10 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
9 8 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
10 7 (1.03%) SQL Server 7
11 6 (0.89%) Redis
11 6 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 55 (8.12%) Jenkins
2 40 (5.91%) Git (software)
3 26 (3.84%) Maven
4 23 (3.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (3.25%) Visual Studio
6 18 (2.66%) Subversion
7 17 (2.51%) Bugzilla
7 17 (2.51%) TeamCity
8 15 (2.22%) Rational DOORS
9 11 (1.62%) Robot Framework
10 8 (1.18%) JIRA
10 8 (1.18%) Rational Quality Manager
10 8 (1.18%) SonarQube
11 7 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (1.03%) Selenium
12 4 (0.59%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.30%) Bazaar
13 2 (0.30%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.30%) WebDriver
General
1 52 (7.68%) Manufacturing
2 48 (7.09%) Finance
3 43 (6.35%) Retail
4 19 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.36%) Banking
6 15 (2.22%) Automotive
7 12 (1.77%) Marketing
8 6 (0.89%) Billing
8 6 (0.89%) Electronics
8 6 (0.89%) Games
9 5 (0.74%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.44%) Advertising
10 3 (0.44%) Back Office
10 3 (0.44%) Military
11 2 (0.30%) French Language
11 2 (0.30%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 113 (16.69%) Developer
2 88 (13.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 80 (11.82%) Analyst
4 48 (7.09%) Administrator
5 44 (6.50%) IT Support
5 44 (6.50%) Support Engineer
6 36 (5.32%) .NET Developer
6 36 (5.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 36 (5.32%) Support Analyst
7 31 (4.58%) Java Developer
7 31 (4.58%) Systems Engineer
8 29 (4.28%) Cloud Engineer
8 29 (4.28%) IT Analyst
8 29 (4.28%) Software Engineer
9 28 (4.14%) Applications Engineer
10 26 (3.84%) 2nd Line Support
10 26 (3.84%) DBA
11 24 (3.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 24 (3.55%) IT Engineer
11 24 (3.55%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (15.07%) .NET
2 98 (14.48%) HTML
3 75 (11.08%) Web Services
4 67 (9.90%) CSS
5 64 (9.45%) HTML5
6 58 (8.57%) Node.js
7 36 (5.32%) Spring
8 32 (4.73%) JSON
8 32 (4.73%) OAuth
8 32 (4.73%) RESTful
8 32 (4.73%) SAML
9 31 (4.58%) .NET Framework
10 24 (3.55%) J2EE
11 23 (3.40%) ASP.NET
12 19 (2.81%) AngularJS
12 19 (2.81%) LAMP
13 18 (2.66%) jQuery
14 17 (2.51%) Laravel
14 17 (2.51%) Symfony
14 17 (2.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.60%) Public Cloud
2 59 (8.71%) Data Centre
2 59 (8.71%) Self-Motivation
3 56 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (5.02%) Hybrid Cloud
5 33 (4.87%) Virtual Team
6 26 (3.84%) Clustering
7 24 (3.55%) Management Information System
7 24 (3.55%) Private Cloud
8 19 (2.81%) Fintech
9 17 (2.51%) Replication
10 13 (1.92%) NHS
11 7 (1.03%) EPoS
11 7 (1.03%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.03%) Handset
11 7 (1.03%) Thin Client
12 6 (0.89%) e-Learning
12 6 (0.89%) FMCG
12 6 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (0.89%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 280 (41.36%) Windows Server
2 180 (26.59%) Linux
3 114 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 111 (16.40%) Windows 10
5 77 (11.37%) Windows 7
6 56 (8.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (6.79%) Unix
8 37 (5.47%) Apple iOS
9 35 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 30 (4.43%) Android
11 21 (3.10%) Windows 8
12 14 (2.07%) Mac OS
13 12 (1.77%) Windows XP
14 9 (1.33%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.89%) VMS
16 5 (0.74%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.74%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.44%) Solaris
17 3 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (15.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 106 (15.66%) ITIL
3 90 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
4 59 (8.71%) DevOps
5 55 (8.12%) Computer Science
6 50 (7.39%) Identity Access Management
6 50 (7.39%) MVC
6 50 (7.39%) Software Engineering
6 50 (7.39%) Unit Testing
7 43 (6.35%) OO
8 41 (6.06%) Server Management
9 38 (5.61%) Microservices
10 37 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (5.47%) Test Automation
11 35 (5.17%) TDD
12 34 (5.02%) High Availability
13 33 (4.87%) Scrum
14 31 (4.58%) Cybersecurity
14 31 (4.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 149 (22.01%) SQL
2 115 (16.99%) JavaScript
3 101 (14.92%) C#
4 79 (11.67%) Java
4 79 (11.67%) PowerShell
5 36 (5.32%) T-SQL
6 32 (4.73%) Python
7 22 (3.25%) Ruby
8 21 (3.10%) VB.NET
9 18 (2.66%) PHP
10 17 (2.51%) VB
11 14 (2.07%) VBScript
12 10 (1.48%) C++
13 9 (1.33%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.33%) Perl
14 8 (1.18%) VB6
15 7 (1.03%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.74%) C
17 3 (0.44%) VBA
18 2 (0.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 103 (15.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 99 (14.62%) Degree
3 80 (11.82%) MCSE
4 46 (6.79%) MCSA
5 44 (6.50%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (5.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 32 (4.73%) Master's Degree
8 27 (3.99%) CCNP
9 24 (3.55%) CCNA
10 22 (3.25%) Security Cleared
11 21 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
12 19 (2.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 17 (2.51%) ISTQB
14 15 (2.22%) MCP
14 15 (2.22%) SC Cleared
15 14 (2.07%) Citrix Certification
16 12 (1.77%) HND
17 11 (1.62%) CCA
17 11 (1.62%) HNC
17 11 (1.62%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (7.83%) SLA
2 30 (4.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (3.99%) GDPR
4 15 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 12 (1.77%) QA
6 9 (1.33%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 6 (0.89%) PMO
8 5 (0.74%) COBIT
9 4 (0.59%) HL7
10 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.15%) MISRA
10 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 320 (47.27%) Active Directory
2 125 (18.46%) Hyper-V
3 121 (17.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (6.65%) Docker
5 35 (5.17%) vSphere
6 19 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (2.36%) XenApp
8 14 (2.07%) Terminal Services
9 13 (1.92%) Firmware
9 13 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
11 9 (1.33%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.89%) vCloud
13 5 (0.74%) NFS
13 5 (0.74%) XenServer
14 4 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.30%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 72 (10.64%) SCCM
2 41 (6.06%) Kubernetes
3 34 (5.02%) Microsoft Intune
4 25 (3.69%) Ansible
5 22 (3.25%) Puppet
5 22 (3.25%) Terraform
6 18 (2.66%) SCOrch
7 13 (1.92%) Control-M
7 13 (1.92%) vCenter Server
8 12 (1.77%) Microsoft Clustering
9 10 (1.48%) Backup Exec
9 10 (1.48%) Failover Clustering
10 9 (1.33%) SCVMM
10 9 (1.33%) XenMobile
11 8 (1.18%) Netcool
11 8 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (1.03%) vMotion
13 6 (0.89%) SCOM
14 5 (0.74%) NetBackup
14 5 (0.74%) WMI
Vendors
1 344 (50.81%) Microsoft
2 206 (30.43%) VMware
3 110 (16.25%) Cisco
4 71 (10.49%) Citrix
5 46 (6.79%) Oracle
6 41 (6.06%) Dell
7 32 (4.73%) ForgeRock
8 30 (4.43%) Apple
8 30 (4.43%) HP
9 20 (2.95%) NetApp
10 17 (2.51%) Veeam
10 17 (2.51%) Zend
11 15 (2.22%) Avaya
11 15 (2.22%) SAP
12 14 (2.07%) Remedy
13 13 (1.92%) McAfee
14 12 (1.77%) OpenText
15 10 (1.48%) Google
15 10 (1.48%) Juniper
15 10 (1.48%) Symantec