Period
to 23 January 2021

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 23 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 9 13
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 259 590 663
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.78% 15.98% 15.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.66% 73.57% 67.65%
Number of salaries quoted 270 512 545
Median annual salary £40,000 £35,650 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.20% -6.18% +8.57%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,550 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +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 427 802 980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.07% 21.72% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 363 674 673
Median annual salary £40,000 £39,268 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.87% -1.83% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,600 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £63,350 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 23 January 2021.

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 23 January 2021. 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 90 £42,500 +14.86% 36
Leicestershire -1 65 £40,000 +23.08% 26
Northamptonshire -6 51 £35,000 -17.65% 9
Derbyshire 0 33 £45,000 +57.89% 9
Lincolnshire -4 17 £21,250 -29.17% 5
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2021, 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.

1 149 (57.53%) Microsoft
2 129 (49.81%) Active Directory
3 117 (45.17%) Windows Server
4 105 (40.54%) Office 365
5 95 (36.68%) Azure
6 89 (34.36%) VMware
7 63 (24.32%) SQL
8 54 (20.85%) ITIL
9 52 (20.08%) DNS
10 46 (17.76%) Linux
10 46 (17.76%) Firewall
10 46 (17.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 44 (16.99%) Windows 10
11 44 (16.99%) VMware Infrastructure
12 41 (15.83%) Cisco
12 41 (15.83%) WAN
13 39 (15.06%) LAN
13 39 (15.06%) Microsoft Office
14 38 (14.67%) TCP/IP
14 38 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 38 (14.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 38 (14.67%) Windows Server 2016
15 36 (13.90%) DHCP
15 36 (13.90%) Hyper-V
16 33 (12.74%) SQL Server
16 33 (12.74%) Problem-Solving
17 30 (11.58%) Citrix
18 28 (10.81%) Project Delivery
19 27 (10.42%) Oracle
20 26 (10.04%) Analytical Skills

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 15 (5.79%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.47%) IIS
3 8 (3.09%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.93%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.54%) Apache
5 4 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.16%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.77%) nginx
7 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.39%) Confluence
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (15.06%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.39%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 105 (40.54%) Office 365
2 95 (36.68%) Azure
3 25 (9.65%) AWS
4 21 (8.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (3.09%) G Suite
6 7 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.32%) SaaS
8 5 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.93%) IaaS
8 5 (1.93%) PaaS
9 3 (1.16%) Cloudflare
10 2 (0.77%) GCP
10 2 (0.77%) Power Automate
10 2 (0.77%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.39%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.39%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.39%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.39%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.39%) Stackdriver
11 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (20.08%) DNS
2 46 (17.76%) Firewall
3 41 (15.83%) WAN
4 39 (15.06%) LAN
5 38 (14.67%) TCP/IP
6 36 (13.90%) DHCP
7 24 (9.27%) SAN
8 23 (8.88%) VLAN
9 21 (8.11%) VoIP
10 13 (5.02%) VPN
11 7 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (2.32%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (2.32%) IP Telephony
12 6 (2.32%) VSAN
13 5 (1.93%) iSCSI
13 5 (1.93%) Wireless
14 4 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.54%) NetScaler
15 3 (1.16%) Network Security
15 3 (1.16%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.74%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (4.25%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.70%) SQL Server 7
7 5 (1.93%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.16%) MySQL
10 2 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.77%) Redis
10 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2019
11 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.39%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (6.95%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (3.47%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (2.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (1.54%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.16%) JIRA
7 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.77%) Subversion
8 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (3.86%) Manufacturing
2 9 (3.47%) Retail
3 8 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.70%) Law
4 7 (2.70%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.93%) Finance
5 5 (1.93%) Local Government
5 5 (1.93%) Social Housing
6 2 (0.77%) Electronics
6 2 (0.77%) Games
6 2 (0.77%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Back Office
7 1 (0.39%) French Language
7 1 (0.39%) Housing Association
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (14.29%) Analyst
2 34 (13.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (11.20%) IT Engineer
4 27 (10.42%) IT Support
5 23 (8.88%) Support Engineer
6 17 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
7 15 (5.79%) Azure Engineer
7 15 (5.79%) Network Engineer
8 14 (5.41%) Service Analyst
9 13 (5.02%) Administrator
9 13 (5.02%) IT Analyst
9 13 (5.02%) Service Desk Analyst
10 12 (4.63%) DBA
10 12 (4.63%) Project Leader
10 12 (4.63%) Support Analyst
11 11 (4.25%) Developer
11 11 (4.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (4.25%) Technical Support
12 10 (3.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 10 (3.86%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.02%) .NET
2 11 (4.25%) WinForms
3 9 (3.47%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (3.09%) ASP.NET
4 8 (3.09%) WCF
4 8 (3.09%) WPF
5 7 (2.70%) CSS
6 4 (1.54%) HTML
6 4 (1.54%) Node.js
6 4 (1.54%) Web Services
7 2 (0.77%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.77%) Ajax
7 2 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.77%) COM
7 2 (0.77%) CSS3
7 2 (0.77%) Entity Framework
7 2 (0.77%) LAMP
7 2 (0.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.39%) Middleware
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.95%) Data Centre
3 17 (6.56%) Driving Licence
4 15 (5.79%) Replication
5 7 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.54%) PKI
6 4 (1.54%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.16%) FMCG
7 3 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.77%) PlayStation
8 2 (0.77%) Podcast
8 2 (0.77%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.39%) Clustering
9 1 (0.39%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 117 (45.17%) Windows Server
2 46 (17.76%) Linux
2 46 (17.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 44 (16.99%) Windows 10
4 38 (14.67%) Windows Server 2016
5 23 (8.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (8.11%) Windows Server 2019
7 16 (6.18%) Windows 7
8 14 (5.41%) Unix
9 7 (2.70%) AIX
9 7 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.32%) CentOS
11 4 (1.54%) Android
11 4 (1.54%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (1.54%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.16%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.16%) Solaris
13 2 (0.77%) Fedora
14 1 (0.39%) Debian
14 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (20.85%) ITIL
2 38 (14.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 33 (12.74%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (10.81%) Project Delivery
5 18 (6.95%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (6.95%) DevOps
5 18 (6.95%) Logistics
6 15 (5.79%) Migration
7 14 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (5.02%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (5.02%) Server Management
8 13 (5.02%) Storage Management
9 12 (4.63%) Change Management
9 12 (4.63%) Contingency Planning
9 12 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (4.25%) Customer Requirements
10 11 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (4.25%) Incident Management
10 11 (4.25%) Mentoring
10 11 (4.25%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (24.32%) SQL
2 24 (9.27%) C#
3 21 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 19 (7.34%) T-SQL
5 13 (5.02%) PL/SQL
6 11 (4.25%) Python
7 7 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.70%) VBA
8 5 (1.93%) C
8 5 (1.93%) C++
8 5 (1.93%) PHP
9 2 (0.77%) VB
10 1 (0.39%) Go
Qualifications
1 38 (14.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (8.49%) MCSE
3 16 (6.18%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (5.79%) MCSA
5 14 (5.41%) CCNA
6 11 (4.25%) MCP
7 10 (3.86%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (3.47%) CCSA
9 8 (3.09%) Check Point Certification
9 8 (3.09%) MCITP
10 7 (2.70%) AWS Certification
10 7 (2.70%) DBS Check
10 7 (2.70%) MCTS
11 5 (1.93%) Server+ Certification
12 4 (1.54%) Degree
12 4 (1.54%) OCP
12 4 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
13 3 (1.16%) OCA
13 3 (1.16%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.11%) SLA
2 10 (3.86%) QA
3 8 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.70%) GDPR
5 5 (1.93%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.16%) PMO
6 3 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.39%) HL7
System Software
1 129 (49.81%) Active Directory
2 44 (16.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (13.90%) Hyper-V
4 18 (6.95%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.70%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.32%) Docker
6 6 (2.32%) vSphere
7 4 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.54%) pfSense
8 2 (0.77%) NFS
8 2 (0.77%) Postfix
9 1 (0.39%) vCloud
9 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (5.41%) SCCM
2 9 (3.47%) Puppet
3 8 (3.09%) Ansible
3 8 (3.09%) vCenter Server
4 6 (2.32%) Failover Clustering
4 6 (2.32%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (2.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (2.32%) SCOM
4 6 (2.32%) SCOrch
5 5 (1.93%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.54%) Data Guard
6 4 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.16%) Oracle Statspack
8 2 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.77%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.77%) WSUS
9 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 149 (57.53%) Microsoft
2 89 (34.36%) VMware
3 41 (15.83%) Cisco
4 30 (11.58%) Citrix
5 27 (10.42%) Oracle
6 12 (4.63%) CheckPoint
7 11 (4.25%) NetApp
8 10 (3.86%) Mitel
8 10 (3.86%) Veeam
9 9 (3.47%) Google
10 8 (3.09%) Dell
11 7 (2.70%) Apple
11 7 (2.70%) EnterpriseDB
11 7 (2.70%) Red Hat
12 6 (2.32%) Avaya
13 5 (1.93%) Atlassian
13 5 (1.93%) Meraki
14 4 (1.54%) HP
15 3 (1.16%) F5
15 3 (1.16%) IBM