Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 12 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 653 744 1,040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.90% 14.91% 15.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.98% 68.13% 63.45%
Number of salaries quoted 568 678 915
East Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £32,500 £33,700
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.31% -3.56% -3.71%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,250 £51,750
England median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

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 920 1,092 1,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.59% 21.88% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 736 928 1,301
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,375 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.56%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 0 220 £37,500 +2.74% 45
Leicestershire 0 151 £35,000 +16.67% 32
Northamptonshire -9 148 £39,500 +21.54% 31
Derbyshire +4 99 £35,000 +27.27% 13
Lincolnshire -2 32 £27,000 -1.82% 12
Rutland - 6 - - 2
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 355 (54.36%) Microsoft
2 297 (45.48%) Active Directory
3 247 (37.83%) Windows Server
4 192 (29.40%) VMware
5 158 (24.20%) Office 365
6 155 (23.74%) SQL Server
7 146 (22.36%) SQL
8 139 (21.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 136 (20.83%) Linux
10 126 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 123 (18.84%) DNS
12 121 (18.53%) ITIL
13 119 (18.22%) Microsoft Office
14 118 (18.07%) Hyper-V
15 117 (17.92%) Windows 7
16 115 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
16 115 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
17 109 (16.69%) Windows 10
18 107 (16.39%) SCCM
19 105 (16.08%) TCP/IP
20 104 (15.93%) Microsoft Certification
21 103 (15.77%) DHCP
22 102 (15.62%) Cisco
23 97 (14.85%) .NET
24 92 (14.09%) MS Exchange
24 92 (14.09%) Windows Server 2008
25 91 (13.94%) C#
26 90 (13.78%) Problem-Solving
27 89 (13.63%) SLA
28 82 (12.56%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 92 (14.09%) MS Exchange
2 45 (6.89%) IIS
3 29 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (2.60%) Skype for Business
6 12 (1.84%) IBM Notes
7 11 (1.68%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.23%) Apache
9 7 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.07%) Site Server
10 6 (0.92%) Confluence
10 6 (0.92%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.77%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.61%) JBoss
12 4 (0.61%) NetWeaver
12 4 (0.61%) WordPress
13 3 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.46%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 119 (18.22%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.46%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.61%) Magento
2 4 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.15%) assyst
5 1 (0.15%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.15%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 158 (24.20%) Office 365
2 139 (21.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (6.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 22 (3.37%) G Suite
6 19 (2.91%) GitHub
7 16 (2.45%) SaaS
8 13 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (1.99%) PaaS
9 12 (1.84%) IaaS
10 5 (0.77%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.31%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 123 (18.84%) DNS
2 105 (16.08%) TCP/IP
3 103 (15.77%) DHCP
4 80 (12.25%) LAN
5 68 (10.41%) WAN
6 65 (9.95%) Firewall
7 47 (7.20%) VLAN
8 45 (6.89%) SAN
9 34 (5.21%) Wireless
10 24 (3.68%) Internet
11 20 (3.06%) VoIP
12 17 (2.60%) VPN
13 16 (2.45%) Skype
14 14 (2.14%) Remote Desktop
15 13 (1.99%) Ethernet
16 12 (1.84%) IPsec
17 9 (1.38%) Fibre Channel
17 9 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
18 8 (1.23%) MPLS
18 8 (1.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (23.74%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.13%) MySQL
3 18 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (2.30%) SSDT
5 12 (1.84%) MongoDB
5 12 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.68%) Oracle Database
6 11 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.38%) Cognos Impromptu
7 9 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.07%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (0.77%) NoSQL
10 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.61%) Power BI
11 4 (0.61%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 48 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (4.59%) Git (software)
3 27 (4.13%) Jenkins
4 21 (3.22%) JIRA
5 20 (3.06%) Visual Studio
6 18 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (1.38%) Subversion
8 8 (1.23%) SonarQube
9 7 (1.07%) Selenium
10 6 (0.92%) JUnit
11 5 (0.77%) WiX
12 4 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.46%) FrontPage
13 3 (0.46%) IBM UrbanCode
13 3 (0.46%) InstallShield
13 3 (0.46%) Maven
13 3 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (0.31%) AdminStudio
14 2 (0.31%) SpecFlow
General
1 72 (11.03%) Finance
2 67 (10.26%) Retail
3 27 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.06%) Games
4 20 (3.06%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.68%) Automotive
6 10 (1.53%) Law
7 9 (1.38%) Marketing
8 8 (1.23%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.77%) Advertising
9 5 (0.77%) Banking
9 5 (0.77%) Electronics
10 4 (0.61%) Legal
11 3 (0.46%) Humanities
11 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.46%) Publishing
12 2 (0.31%) Front Office
13 1 (0.15%) Back Office
13 1 (0.15%) German Language
13 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (19.45%) Analyst
2 113 (17.30%) Developer
3 90 (13.78%) Support Engineer
4 73 (11.18%) IT Support
5 70 (10.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 63 (9.65%) Support Analyst
7 51 (7.81%) .NET Developer
8 46 (7.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 43 (6.58%) IT Engineer
10 41 (6.28%) IT Analyst
11 34 (5.21%) Administrator
12 32 (4.90%) C# Developer
12 32 (4.90%) IT Support Engineer
13 31 (4.75%) IT Support Analyst
14 30 (4.59%) 3rd Line Support
15 29 (4.44%) Service Analyst
16 27 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
17 26 (3.98%) Software Engineer
18 25 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support
18 25 (3.83%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (14.85%) .NET
2 51 (7.81%) HTML
3 50 (7.66%) Web Services
4 43 (6.58%) ASP.NET
4 43 (6.58%) CSS
5 35 (5.36%) .NET Framework
6 31 (4.75%) WinForms
7 28 (4.29%) jQuery
8 26 (3.98%) HTML5
9 25 (3.83%) Spring
10 23 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (3.22%) XML
12 18 (2.76%) WCF
13 17 (2.60%) SOAP
14 16 (2.45%) Entity Framework
14 16 (2.45%) Hibernate
14 16 (2.45%) J2EE
15 15 (2.30%) JSON
15 15 (2.30%) WPF
16 14 (2.14%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.36%) Clustering
2 34 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (4.90%) Data Centre
4 29 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 27 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
6 22 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 22 (3.37%) Replication
7 14 (2.14%) Driving Licence
8 13 (1.99%) Client/Server
8 13 (1.99%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.84%) Blackberry
9 12 (1.84%) PKI
10 11 (1.68%) Cyberthreat
11 10 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.53%) EPoS
11 10 (1.53%) Fintech
11 10 (1.53%) NHS
12 9 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (1.23%) EMC VMAX
13 8 (1.23%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 247 (37.83%) Windows Server
2 136 (20.83%) Linux
3 126 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 117 (17.92%) Windows 7
5 109 (16.69%) Windows 10
6 92 (14.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (5.97%) Unix
8 35 (5.36%) Mac OS
9 32 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (4.29%) Apple iOS
11 23 (3.52%) Mac OS X
12 20 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (1.99%) Windows 8
14 12 (1.84%) Android
14 12 (1.84%) CentOS
14 12 (1.84%) Windows XP
15 9 (1.38%) Ubuntu
16 7 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
17 5 (0.77%) Debian
18 4 (0.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (18.53%) ITIL
2 115 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (13.78%) Problem-Solving
4 82 (12.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 52 (7.96%) Incident Management
6 48 (7.35%) OO
7 47 (7.20%) Software Engineering
8 42 (6.43%) MVC
9 41 (6.28%) Change Management
10 36 (5.51%) Mentoring
11 33 (5.05%) Service Management
11 33 (5.05%) Test Automation
11 33 (5.05%) Time Management
12 31 (4.75%) OOP
13 30 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
14 29 (4.44%) DevOps
15 28 (4.29%) ITIL V3
16 27 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
17 25 (3.83%) Patch Management
17 25 (3.83%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 146 (22.36%) SQL
2 91 (13.94%) C#
3 79 (12.10%) JavaScript
4 64 (9.80%) PowerShell
5 55 (8.42%) Java
6 40 (6.13%) T-SQL
7 28 (4.29%) VB.NET
8 22 (3.37%) C++
9 20 (3.06%) VBScript
10 18 (2.76%) Bash Shell
11 17 (2.60%) VB
12 15 (2.30%) PHP
13 13 (1.99%) Python
13 13 (1.99%) Ruby
14 12 (1.84%) XAML
15 10 (1.53%) Perl
15 10 (1.53%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.38%) C
17 6 (0.92%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.77%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 104 (15.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (10.26%) Degree
3 64 (9.80%) MCSE
4 44 (6.74%) MCP
5 39 (5.97%) MCSA
6 29 (4.44%) CCNA
6 29 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (3.22%) Security Cleared
8 19 (2.91%) DBS Check
9 15 (2.30%) MCPD
9 15 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (1.99%) A+ Certification
10 13 (1.99%) Network+ Certification
11 12 (1.84%) ACDT
11 12 (1.84%) ACHDS
11 12 (1.84%) ACTC
11 12 (1.84%) BC Cleared
11 12 (1.84%) Master's Degree
11 12 (1.84%) MCDST
11 12 (1.84%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (13.63%) SLA
2 14 (2.14%) QA
3 13 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.38%) GDPR
5 8 (1.23%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.46%) PMO
9 2 (0.31%) HL7
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 297 (45.48%) Active Directory
2 118 (18.07%) Hyper-V
3 115 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (4.44%) vSphere
5 18 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (2.60%) Docker
7 16 (2.45%) Virtual Servers
8 14 (2.14%) BitLocker
9 8 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (1.07%) Firmware
11 6 (0.92%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.92%) VMware Server
11 6 (0.92%) XenApp
12 5 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.61%) XenServer
14 3 (0.46%) Snort
14 3 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.31%) Xen
15 2 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 107 (16.39%) SCCM
2 22 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (2.76%) Kubernetes
4 15 (2.30%) Puppet
5 12 (1.84%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (1.68%) SCOM
7 10 (1.53%) Ansible
8 9 (1.38%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (1.38%) vCenter Server
9 8 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (1.23%) WSUS
10 7 (1.07%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (0.92%) SCOrch
12 5 (0.77%) SCVMM
12 5 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.61%) WMI
Vendors
1 355 (54.36%) Microsoft
2 192 (29.40%) VMware
3 102 (15.62%) Cisco
4 75 (11.49%) Citrix
5 55 (8.42%) Oracle
6 53 (8.12%) HP
7 34 (5.21%) Dell
8 29 (4.44%) Veeam
9 28 (4.29%) Red Hat
10 27 (4.13%) Remedy
11 25 (3.83%) Apple
11 25 (3.83%) Google
12 20 (3.06%) McAfee
13 17 (2.60%) Sophos
14 13 (1.99%) Symantec
15 12 (1.84%) IBM
15 12 (1.84%) Lotus
16 11 (1.68%) EMC
16 11 (1.68%) LogRhythm
16 11 (1.68%) NetApp