Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 10 12
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 744 979 1075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.38% 14.87% 14.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.15% 62.08% 63.76%
Number of salaries quoted 661 857 939
East Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £33,700 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.56% -3.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £19,875 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1108 1577 1686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.42% 23.96% 22.61%
Number of salaries quoted 927 1235 1341
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +6.76%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -1 251 £36,500 +4.29% 27
Northamptonshire -1 185 £30,000 -7.69% 10
Leicestershire +1 124 £29,000 -19.44% 14
Derbyshire -5 105 £27,500 -26.67% 12
Lincolnshire 0 63 £27,500 -15.38% 5
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows.

1 326 (43.82%) Microsoft
2 298 (40.05%) Active Directory
3 247 (33.20%) Windows Server
4 184 (24.73%) VMware
5 178 (23.92%) SQL
6 163 (21.91%) Office 365
7 146 (19.62%) Windows 7
8 144 (19.35%) SQL Server
9 142 (19.09%) Linux
10 138 (18.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 134 (18.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 130 (17.47%) ITIL
13 128 (17.20%) Microsoft Office
14 117 (15.73%) VMware Infrastructure
14 117 (15.73%) Windows 10
15 113 (15.19%) Hyper-V
16 112 (15.05%) C#
17 102 (13.71%) Microsoft Azure
18 100 (13.44%) Cisco
19 98 (13.17%) .NET
20 95 (12.77%) MS Exchange
21 92 (12.37%) Firewall
22 90 (12.10%) DNS
22 90 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
23 83 (11.16%) LAN
24 80 (10.75%) TCP/IP
25 79 (10.62%) Degree
26 77 (10.35%) Microsoft Certification
27 73 (9.81%) WAN
28 69 (9.27%) SCCM

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 95 (12.77%) MS Exchange
2 41 (5.51%) IIS
3 28 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (1.88%) Apache
7 13 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 13 (1.75%) OpenStack
7 13 (1.75%) SharePoint
8 12 (1.61%) JBoss
9 11 (1.48%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.08%) Skype for Business
10 8 (1.08%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.94%) IBM Notes
11 7 (0.94%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.81%) Confluence
13 5 (0.67%) WordPress
14 4 (0.54%) CloudStack
15 3 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.40%) Gentran
Applications
1 128 (17.20%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 163 (21.91%) Office 365
2 102 (13.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (7.12%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (2.28%) SaaS
5 15 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (1.75%) GitHub
7 8 (1.08%) IaaS
8 6 (0.81%) G Suite
9 5 (0.67%) Asana
9 5 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.40%) PaaS
11 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.13%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 92 (12.37%) Firewall
2 90 (12.10%) DNS
3 83 (11.16%) LAN
4 80 (10.75%) TCP/IP
5 73 (9.81%) WAN
6 67 (9.01%) DHCP
7 63 (8.47%) SAN
8 31 (4.17%) Wireless
9 25 (3.36%) Internet
10 19 (2.55%) NAS
10 19 (2.55%) VPN
11 16 (2.15%) VoIP
12 15 (2.02%) VLAN
13 14 (1.88%) NetScaler
14 13 (1.75%) WLAN
15 12 (1.61%) Network Security
15 12 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
16 11 (1.48%) Bluetooth
16 11 (1.48%) Intranet
16 11 (1.48%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.11%) MySQL
3 24 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 12 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.08%) NoSQL
7 7 (0.94%) MongoDB
7 7 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (0.94%) SQLPlus
8 6 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (0.54%) DB2
10 4 (0.54%) QlikView
11 3 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 31 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 29 (3.90%) Jenkins
3 26 (3.49%) Selenium
4 16 (2.15%) Subversion
4 16 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (2.15%) TeamCity
5 13 (1.75%) Calabash
5 13 (1.75%) JIRA
5 13 (1.75%) JMeter
6 12 (1.61%) Appium
6 12 (1.61%) WebDriver
7 11 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (1.34%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.08%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.81%) JBehave
11 5 (0.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 5 (0.67%) JUnit
11 5 (0.67%) SonarQube
12 4 (0.54%) AdminStudio
12 4 (0.54%) InstallShield
General
1 45 (6.05%) Finance
2 33 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 31 (4.17%) Retail
4 13 (1.75%) Electronics
4 13 (1.75%) Games
4 13 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.08%) Marketing
6 7 (0.94%) Banking
7 6 (0.81%) Advertising
8 4 (0.54%) French Language
8 4 (0.54%) Law
8 4 (0.54%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.40%) Automotive
9 3 (0.40%) Legal
9 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.40%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 165 (22.18%) Analyst
2 117 (15.73%) Support Analyst
3 97 (13.04%) IT Support
4 87 (11.69%) Support Engineer
5 76 (10.22%) Developer
6 56 (7.53%) IT Engineer
7 46 (6.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 44 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 42 (5.65%) Applications Support
10 38 (5.11%) IT Support Engineer
11 37 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support
12 36 (4.84%) IT Analyst
13 33 (4.44%) Administrator
14 32 (4.30%) 1st Line Support
14 32 (4.30%) IT Support Analyst
15 31 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
15 31 (4.17%) Team Leader
16 29 (3.90%) Windows Support Analyst
17 28 (3.76%) Desktop Support
17 28 (3.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (13.17%) .NET
2 55 (7.39%) Web Services
3 42 (5.65%) ASP.NET
3 42 (5.65%) HTML
4 39 (5.24%) CSS
5 25 (3.36%) SOAP
6 23 (3.09%) jQuery
7 20 (2.69%) .NET Framework
8 19 (2.55%) HTML5
9 18 (2.42%) REST
9 18 (2.42%) WPF
9 18 (2.42%) XML
10 16 (2.15%) LAMP
11 15 (2.02%) AngularJS
11 15 (2.02%) JSON
11 15 (2.02%) PhoneGap
12 12 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (1.61%) Entity Framework
12 12 (1.61%) RESTful
13 10 (1.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.59%) Computer Science
2 41 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (4.57%) Data Centre
4 33 (4.44%) Clustering
5 30 (4.03%) Driving Licence
6 29 (3.90%) Mobile App
7 19 (2.55%) User Experience
8 15 (2.02%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.75%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.34%) Replication
11 8 (1.08%) Smartphone
12 7 (0.94%) 3D Graphics
12 7 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 7 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (0.94%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.81%) CCTV
13 6 (0.81%) Device Driver
13 6 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
14 5 (0.67%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (0.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 247 (33.20%) Windows Server
2 146 (19.62%) Windows 7
3 142 (19.09%) Linux
4 138 (18.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 134 (18.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 117 (15.73%) Windows 10
7 69 (9.27%) Windows 8
8 52 (6.99%) Unix
9 42 (5.65%) Android
9 42 (5.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (5.11%) Apple iOS
11 32 (4.30%) Windows XP
12 13 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (1.61%) Mac OS X
14 11 (1.48%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.94%) AIX
15 7 (0.94%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.67%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.67%) Solaris
17 4 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (17.47%) ITIL
2 90 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (7.12%) OO
3 53 (7.12%) Software Engineering
4 50 (6.72%) Test Automation
5 48 (6.45%) SDLC
6 47 (6.32%) DevOps
7 34 (4.57%) Project Management
8 33 (4.44%) Incident Management
9 32 (4.30%) OOP
10 30 (4.03%) MVC
10 30 (4.03%) Scrum
11 27 (3.63%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (3.63%) Service Delivery
12 23 (3.09%) Software Testing
13 22 (2.96%) Mentoring
13 22 (2.96%) Network Management
13 22 (2.96%) Patch Management
13 22 (2.96%) Time Management
14 21 (2.82%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 178 (23.92%) SQL
2 112 (15.05%) C#
3 63 (8.47%) JavaScript
4 49 (6.59%) Java
5 44 (5.91%) C
6 42 (5.65%) PowerShell
7 37 (4.97%) C++
8 31 (4.17%) T-SQL
9 25 (3.36%) PHP
10 22 (2.96%) Python
10 22 (2.96%) Ruby
11 11 (1.48%) VBScript
12 8 (1.08%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.08%) Embedded C
13 7 (0.94%) VB
13 7 (0.94%) VC++
14 6 (0.81%) Perl
14 6 (0.81%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.67%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 79 (10.62%) Degree
2 77 (10.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 59 (7.93%) MCSE
4 44 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 31 (4.17%) MCSA
7 30 (4.03%) CCNA
8 23 (3.09%) Security Cleared
9 20 (2.69%) SC Cleared
10 19 (2.55%) A+ Certification
10 19 (2.55%) MCITP
11 18 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (1.88%) MCP
14 13 (1.75%) CCENT
14 13 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
15 12 (1.61%) PhD
16 11 (1.48%) ISTQB
17 10 (1.34%) DBS Check
18 9 (1.21%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.78%) SLA
2 30 (4.03%) QA
3 9 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.13%) COBIT
8 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.13%) GDPR
8 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.13%) TickIT
System Software
1 298 (40.05%) Active Directory
2 117 (15.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (15.19%) Hyper-V
4 25 (3.36%) XenApp
5 24 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (3.23%) vSphere
6 18 (2.42%) Firmware
7 14 (1.88%) Virtual Servers
8 12 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 11 (1.48%) Docker
9 11 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (1.48%) Xen
10 10 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (1.34%) XenDesktop
11 8 (1.08%) Terminal Services
11 8 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (0.94%) vCloud
13 4 (0.54%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 69 (9.27%) SCCM
2 17 (2.28%) Microsoft Clustering
3 14 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.34%) Ansible
4 10 (1.34%) Puppet
5 9 (1.21%) WSUS
6 8 (1.08%) SCOM
7 7 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (0.94%) ThinApp
8 6 (0.81%) Data Guard
8 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.67%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.54%) Cobbler
10 4 (0.54%) PaperCut
10 4 (0.54%) Terraform
10 4 (0.54%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.54%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.40%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.40%) WMI
12 2 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 326 (43.82%) Microsoft
2 184 (24.73%) VMware
3 100 (13.44%) Cisco
4 58 (7.80%) Citrix
5 48 (6.45%) Oracle
6 44 (5.91%) HP
7 28 (3.76%) NetApp
8 22 (2.96%) Apple
8 22 (2.96%) Dell
9 18 (2.42%) IBM
10 17 (2.28%) Veeam
11 16 (2.15%) Google
12 15 (2.02%) Symantec
13 14 (1.88%) Xamarin
14 12 (1.61%) EMC
14 12 (1.61%) McAfee
14 12 (1.61%) Red Hat
15 11 (1.48%) CheckPoint
15 11 (1.48%) Sophos
16 10 (1.34%) Juniper