Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 9 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 181 615 657
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.00% 15.73% 13.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.51% 70.13% 70.95%
Number of salaries quoted 197 522 581
Median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.37% +8.96%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,275 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +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 285 877 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.47% 22.43% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 236 720 739
Median annual salary £40,000 £38,175 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.78% +1.80% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £60,150
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,591 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.67% -4.02% +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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Leicestershire +4 59 £41,500 +29.69% 8
Nottinghamshire -11 57 £47,500 +26.67% 15
Northamptonshire -6 36 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Derbyshire +3 21 £46,250 +54.17% 10
Lincolnshire -1 12 £21,000 -23.64% 12
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (54.70%) Microsoft
2 92 (50.83%) Active Directory
3 63 (34.81%) Windows Server
4 61 (33.70%) Azure
5 56 (30.94%) Office 365
6 54 (29.83%) VMware
7 38 (20.99%) DNS
7 38 (20.99%) ITIL
7 38 (20.99%) Windows 10
8 37 (20.44%) Cisco
8 37 (20.44%) Firewall
9 33 (18.23%) SQL
9 33 (18.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (17.68%) WAN
10 32 (17.68%) TCP/IP
11 31 (17.13%) Microsoft Office
12 30 (16.57%) DHCP
13 28 (15.47%) LAN
14 26 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
14 26 (14.36%) Windows Server 2016
15 25 (13.81%) Linux
16 24 (13.26%) Citrix
16 24 (13.26%) Project Delivery
16 24 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (12.71%) T-SQL
17 23 (12.71%) Microsoft Certification
18 21 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
19 19 (10.50%) SQL Server
19 19 (10.50%) SLA
19 19 (10.50%) Agile Software Development

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 (4.97%) IIS
2 5 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.21%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.66%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.55%) Apache
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (17.13%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.55%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 61 (33.70%) Azure
2 56 (30.94%) Office 365
3 18 (9.94%) AWS
4 8 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (3.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.66%) Cloudflare
7 3 (1.66%) G Suite
8 2 (1.10%) IaaS
8 2 (1.10%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.10%) Power Automate
8 2 (1.10%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.10%) SaaS
9 1 (0.55%) Amazon ECS
9 1 (0.55%) GCP
9 1 (0.55%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (20.99%) DNS
2 37 (20.44%) Firewall
3 32 (17.68%) TCP/IP
3 32 (17.68%) WAN
4 30 (16.57%) DHCP
5 28 (15.47%) LAN
6 16 (8.84%) SAN
6 16 (8.84%) VLAN
7 15 (8.29%) VoIP
8 13 (7.18%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (5.52%) VPN
10 8 (4.42%) Wireless
11 6 (3.31%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (3.31%) iSCSI
11 6 (3.31%) Network Security
12 5 (2.76%) Internet
13 4 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (2.21%) IP Telephony
13 4 (2.21%) NetScaler
14 3 (1.66%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.18%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (5.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.87%) MySQL
5 4 (2.21%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.66%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2019
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 14 (7.73%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.52%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.66%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.66%) JIRA
5 2 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.10%) Subversion
6 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (4.97%) Retail
2 7 (3.87%) Manufacturing
2 7 (3.87%) Public Sector
3 4 (2.21%) Finance
3 4 (2.21%) Law
3 4 (2.21%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.10%) French Language
4 2 (1.10%) Games
5 1 (0.55%) Electronics
5 1 (0.55%) Legal
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (11.60%) IT Engineer
2 20 (11.05%) Analyst
3 18 (9.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (9.39%) IT Support
5 15 (8.29%) Support Engineer
6 14 (7.73%) Developer
6 14 (7.73%) Project Leader
7 13 (7.18%) IT Analyst
7 13 (7.18%) Network Engineer
8 12 (6.63%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (6.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 8 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.42%) Software Developer
10 8 (4.42%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.42%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.87%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.87%) Support Technician
12 6 (3.31%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.31%) IT Support Analyst
12 6 (3.31%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.73%) WinForms
2 12 (6.63%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (4.97%) CSS
3 9 (4.97%) WCF
3 9 (4.97%) WPF
4 7 (3.87%) .NET
4 7 (3.87%) HTML
5 4 (2.21%) HTML5
5 4 (2.21%) jQuery
5 4 (2.21%) Node.js
5 4 (2.21%) Web Services
6 3 (1.66%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.10%) .NET Core
7 2 (1.10%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.10%) Ajax
7 2 (1.10%) CSS3
8 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET Core
8 1 (0.55%) Laravel
8 1 (0.55%) Symfony
8 1 (0.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.29%) Driving Licence
3 10 (5.52%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (3.87%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.21%) Replication
7 3 (1.66%) FMCG
7 3 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.66%) User Experience
8 2 (1.10%) Clustering
8 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.10%) iPad
8 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.10%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.55%) EPoS
9 1 (0.55%) PKI
9 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 63 (34.81%) Windows Server
2 38 (20.99%) Windows 10
3 33 (18.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (14.36%) Windows Server 2016
5 25 (13.81%) Linux
6 19 (10.50%) Windows 7
7 12 (6.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (6.63%) Windows Server 2019
8 9 (4.97%) Unix
9 5 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.76%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.21%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.10%) AIX
11 2 (1.10%) Android
11 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.10%) Solaris
12 1 (0.55%) CentOS
12 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.99%) ITIL
2 24 (13.26%) Project Delivery
3 21 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (10.50%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (10.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 17 (9.39%) Logistics
6 14 (7.73%) DevOps
7 13 (7.18%) Contingency Planning
7 13 (7.18%) Integration Testing
7 13 (7.18%) System Integration Testing
7 13 (7.18%) Test Scripting
7 13 (7.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (6.63%) Change Management
9 11 (6.08%) Storage Management
10 10 (5.52%) Customer Requirements
10 10 (5.52%) Software Engineering
11 9 (4.97%) Server Management
12 8 (4.42%) Project Management
13 7 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (3.31%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.23%) SQL
2 23 (12.71%) T-SQL
3 15 (8.29%) PowerShell
4 14 (7.73%) C#
5 13 (7.18%) PL/SQL
6 11 (6.08%) Python
7 10 (5.52%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.31%) PHP
9 5 (2.76%) C
9 5 (2.76%) C++
10 3 (1.66%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.66%) Perl
10 3 (1.66%) VBA
11 2 (1.10%) ES6
11 2 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (12.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (9.39%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (8.84%) CCNA
4 12 (6.63%) MCSE
5 11 (6.08%) MCP
6 9 (4.97%) CCSA
7 8 (4.42%) AWS Certification
7 8 (4.42%) Check Point Certification
7 8 (4.42%) MCITP
7 8 (4.42%) MCTS
8 6 (3.31%) CCNP
8 6 (3.31%) Degree
8 6 (3.31%) MCSA
8 6 (3.31%) Server+ Certification
9 4 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.21%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.21%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.66%) OCA
10 3 (1.66%) OCP
10 3 (1.66%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.50%) SLA
2 12 (6.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.21%) GDPR
4 2 (1.10%) PMO
5 1 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 92 (50.83%) Active Directory
2 26 (14.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.39%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.87%) Docker
5 3 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.10%) vSphere
7 1 (0.55%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (8.29%) SCCM
2 8 (4.42%) vCenter Server
3 7 (3.87%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (3.31%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.66%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.66%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.10%) Oracle Statspack
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.55%) Puppet
7 1 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 99 (54.70%) Microsoft
2 54 (29.83%) VMware
3 37 (20.44%) Cisco
4 24 (13.26%) Citrix
5 18 (9.94%) Oracle
6 10 (5.52%) CheckPoint
7 9 (4.97%) Mitel
7 9 (4.97%) NetApp
8 6 (3.31%) HP
9 5 (2.76%) Dell
9 5 (2.76%) Google
10 4 (2.21%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.21%) Avaya
10 4 (2.21%) EnterpriseDB
10 4 (2.21%) IBM
10 4 (2.21%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.66%) McAfee
11 3 (1.66%) Meraki
11 3 (1.66%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.66%) Symantec