Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East Midlands
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 14 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 671 752 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.07% 14.35% 13.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.61% 65.96% 59.42%
Number of salaries quoted 542 669 747
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 964 1,140 1,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.65% 21.76% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 699 956 1,138
East Midlands median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,950 £21,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 +2 218 £40,000 +9.59% 43
Northamptonshire -7 186 £38,500 +28.33% 28
Leicestershire -2 136 £37,500 +17.19% 31
Derbyshire +8 99 £36,000 +30.91% 17
Lincolnshire -1 23 £26,000 -5.45% 14
Rutland - 8 - -
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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.

1 368 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 301 (44.86%) Active Directory
3 268 (39.94%) Windows Server
4 196 (29.21%) VMware
5 162 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 159 (23.70%) Linux
7 156 (23.25%) Office 365
8 152 (22.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 150 (22.35%) SQL
10 147 (21.91%) SQL Server
11 141 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
12 119 (17.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 118 (17.59%) Hyper-V
14 113 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
14 113 (16.84%) Cisco
15 108 (16.10%) JavaScript
16 104 (15.50%) Windows 7
17 102 (15.20%) Windows Server 2008
17 102 (15.20%) TCP/IP
18 101 (15.05%) .NET
18 101 (15.05%) Microsoft Office
19 99 (14.75%) ITIL
20 98 (14.61%) DNS
21 97 (14.46%) C#
21 97 (14.46%) Degree
22 91 (13.56%) SLA
23 89 (13.26%) MS Exchange
24 88 (13.11%) Citrix
25 87 (12.97%) DHCP
25 87 (12.97%) MCSE

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 89 (13.26%) MS Exchange
2 37 (5.51%) IIS
3 22 (3.28%) Apache
4 21 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 21 (3.13%) Skype for Business
5 20 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (2.09%) WebLogic
8 12 (1.79%) IBM Notes
9 10 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (1.49%) Oracle UPK
10 8 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.89%) Confluence
11 6 (0.89%) JBoss
11 6 (0.89%) Site Server
11 6 (0.89%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.15%) CMS
13 1 (0.15%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 101 (15.05%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.94%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.15%) assyst
6 1 (0.15%) Magento
6 1 (0.15%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 162 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 156 (23.25%) Office 365
3 75 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
4 53 (7.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 30 (4.47%) GitHub
5 30 (4.47%) IaaS
6 21 (3.13%) SaaS
7 17 (2.53%) PaaS
8 15 (2.24%) G Suite
9 5 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.60%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.60%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.45%) Route 53
11 3 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.30%) Amazon Glacier
12 2 (0.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 102 (15.20%) TCP/IP
2 98 (14.61%) DNS
3 87 (12.97%) DHCP
4 70 (10.43%) LAN
5 64 (9.54%) WAN
6 63 (9.39%) Firewall
7 50 (7.45%) SAN
8 48 (7.15%) VLAN
9 36 (5.37%) Wireless
10 29 (4.32%) Internet
11 21 (3.13%) VPN
12 20 (2.98%) Fibre Channel
13 16 (2.38%) Skype
13 16 (2.38%) VoIP
14 12 (1.79%) Ethernet
15 8 (1.19%) IPsec
15 8 (1.19%) iSCSI
15 8 (1.19%) Remote Desktop
15 8 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (0.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (21.91%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.43%) MySQL
3 22 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 19 (2.83%) MongoDB
5 19 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
7 15 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (2.24%) Oracle Database 12c
8 12 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (1.79%) SSDT
9 10 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
9 10 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.19%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (0.89%) Cognos Impromptu
12 6 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 46 (6.86%) Jenkins
2 43 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (5.96%) Git (software)
4 24 (3.58%) Visual Studio
5 22 (3.28%) JIRA
6 19 (2.83%) Maven
7 14 (2.09%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (1.79%) Subversion
9 7 (1.04%) JUnit
9 7 (1.04%) Robot Framework
10 6 (0.89%) Bugzilla
10 6 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (0.89%) Rational Quality Manager
10 6 (0.89%) SonarQube
11 5 (0.75%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (0.60%) Selenium
13 3 (0.45%) InstallShield
14 2 (0.30%) AdminStudio
14 2 (0.30%) MSI
General
1 70 (10.43%) Finance
2 67 (9.99%) Retail
3 31 (4.62%) Manufacturing
4 25 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.53%) Games
6 14 (2.09%) Automotive
7 12 (1.79%) Marketing
8 7 (1.04%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.89%) Banking
9 6 (0.89%) Billing
10 4 (0.60%) Advertising
10 4 (0.60%) Electronics
11 3 (0.45%) Back Office
12 2 (0.30%) Front Office
12 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.30%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
13 1 (0.15%) German Language
13 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 125 (18.63%) Developer
2 112 (16.69%) Analyst
3 86 (12.82%) Support Engineer
4 74 (11.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 56 (8.35%) IT Support
6 54 (8.05%) .NET Developer
7 52 (7.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 49 (7.30%) Support Analyst
9 37 (5.51%) Software Engineer
10 36 (5.37%) IT Analyst
10 36 (5.37%) Systems Engineer
11 35 (5.22%) C# Developer
12 33 (4.92%) IT Engineer
13 32 (4.77%) Administrator
13 32 (4.77%) Java Developer
14 30 (4.47%) C# .NET Developer
15 26 (3.87%) 3rd Line Support
15 26 (3.87%) Lead Developer
16 25 (3.73%) IT Support Engineer
16 25 (3.73%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (15.05%) .NET
2 86 (12.82%) HTML
3 67 (9.99%) Web Services
4 59 (8.79%) CSS
5 58 (8.64%) HTML5
6 42 (6.26%) Node.js
7 36 (5.37%) .NET Framework
7 36 (5.37%) ASP.NET
8 35 (5.22%) Spring
9 33 (4.92%) jQuery
10 31 (4.62%) JSON
11 28 (4.17%) J2EE
12 25 (3.73%) OAuth
12 25 (3.73%) SAML
13 23 (3.43%) WinForms
14 22 (3.28%) RESTful
15 20 (2.98%) AngularJS
15 20 (2.98%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (2.53%) XML
17 16 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.64%) Data Centre
2 42 (6.26%) Public Cloud
3 41 (6.11%) Clustering
4 40 (5.96%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (3.73%) Management Information System
6 25 (3.73%) Replication
6 25 (3.73%) Virtual Team
7 17 (2.53%) NHS
8 16 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 15 (2.24%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.94%) Blackberry
10 13 (1.94%) PKI
11 12 (1.79%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.49%) Driving Licence
12 10 (1.49%) Fintech
13 9 (1.34%) EPoS
14 8 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
14 8 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.19%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 268 (39.94%) Windows Server
2 159 (23.70%) Linux
3 152 (22.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 104 (15.50%) Windows 7
5 102 (15.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 85 (12.67%) Windows 10
7 54 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 42 (6.26%) Unix
9 34 (5.07%) Apple iOS
10 22 (3.28%) Android
10 22 (3.28%) Mac OS
11 17 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (2.38%) Mac OS X
13 15 (2.24%) Windows 8
14 10 (1.49%) CentOS
14 10 (1.49%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.89%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.89%) VMS
15 6 (0.89%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.89%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (14.75%) ITIL
3 83 (12.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 71 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
5 59 (8.79%) MVC
6 56 (8.35%) Software Engineering
7 47 (7.00%) OO
8 44 (6.56%) Incident Management
9 42 (6.26%) Time Management
10 41 (6.11%) Change Management
11 38 (5.66%) Unit Testing
12 37 (5.51%) Computer Science
13 35 (5.22%) Mentoring
13 35 (5.22%) Patch Management
13 35 (5.22%) Web Development
14 34 (5.07%) DevOps
14 34 (5.07%) Microservices
15 33 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
15 33 (4.92%) TDD
16 32 (4.77%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 150 (22.35%) SQL
2 108 (16.10%) JavaScript
3 97 (14.46%) C#
4 78 (11.62%) Java
5 50 (7.45%) PowerShell
6 37 (5.51%) T-SQL
7 31 (4.62%) VB.NET
8 22 (3.28%) VB
9 21 (3.13%) C++
10 19 (2.83%) Python
11 18 (2.68%) Bash Shell
12 16 (2.38%) PHP
13 15 (2.24%) Ruby
14 14 (2.09%) VBScript
15 11 (1.64%) Perl
16 9 (1.34%) VB6
17 6 (0.89%) C
17 6 (0.89%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.89%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.45%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 119 (17.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 97 (14.46%) Degree
3 87 (12.97%) MCSE
4 47 (7.00%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (5.96%) MCSA
5 40 (5.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 38 (5.66%) MCP
7 34 (5.07%) CCNA
8 25 (3.73%) Master's Degree
9 18 (2.68%) Security Cleared
10 15 (2.24%) DBS Check
11 13 (1.94%) A+ Certification
11 13 (1.94%) CCNP
11 13 (1.94%) Network+ Certification
12 12 (1.79%) ACDT
12 12 (1.79%) ACHDS
12 12 (1.79%) ACTC
12 12 (1.79%) MCDST
12 12 (1.79%) MCPD
12 12 (1.79%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (13.56%) SLA
2 17 (2.53%) GDPR
3 14 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.94%) QA
5 7 (1.04%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.45%) PMO
8 2 (0.30%) HL7
8 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.15%) COBIT
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 301 (44.86%) Active Directory
2 118 (17.59%) Hyper-V
3 113 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (5.66%) vSphere
5 31 (4.62%) Docker
6 26 (3.87%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (1.34%) BitLocker
9 9 (1.34%) Firmware
9 9 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (1.19%) Terminal Services
11 7 (1.04%) vCloud
12 6 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.89%) NFS
13 5 (0.75%) XenApp
14 3 (0.45%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.45%) XenServer
15 2 (0.30%) KVM
15 2 (0.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 84 (12.52%) SCCM
2 31 (4.62%) Kubernetes
3 19 (2.83%) vCenter Server
4 17 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (2.38%) Puppet
6 14 (2.09%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (1.79%) SCOrch
8 11 (1.64%) Ansible
8 11 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (1.04%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.04%) WMI
10 6 (0.89%) Netcool
10 6 (0.89%) SCOM
10 6 (0.89%) SCVMM
10 6 (0.89%) Terraform
10 6 (0.89%) vMotion
11 5 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 368 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 196 (29.21%) VMware
3 113 (16.84%) Cisco
4 88 (13.11%) Citrix
5 51 (7.60%) Oracle
6 44 (6.56%) HP
7 28 (4.17%) Apple
7 28 (4.17%) Veeam
8 27 (4.02%) Remedy
9 26 (3.87%) Dell
10 25 (3.73%) ForgeRock
11 19 (2.83%) Red Hat
12 16 (2.38%) Google
13 15 (2.24%) McAfee
13 15 (2.24%) NetApp
14 12 (1.79%) EMC
14 12 (1.79%) Lotus
14 12 (1.79%) SolarWinds
14 12 (1.79%) Sophos
15 11 (1.64%) IBM