Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 13 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 744 817 1,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.27% 13.47% 15.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.26% 60.43% 62.62%
Number of salaries quoted 666 684 891
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,250 £20,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,850 £50,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +2.56%

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 1,140 1,352 1,728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.87% 22.29% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 966 1,018 1,328
East Midlands median annual salary £37,496 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.01% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +1 234 £40,000 +11.11% 68
Northamptonshire +2 188 £35,000 +7.69% 47
Leicestershire -1 125 £32,500 -10.96% 46
Derbyshire -7 104 £29,000 -22.67% 48
Lincolnshire -1 64 £22,000 -31.25% 21
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 337 (45.30%) Microsoft
2 304 (40.86%) Active Directory
3 274 (36.83%) Windows Server
4 183 (24.60%) VMware
5 180 (24.19%) SQL
6 173 (23.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 167 (22.45%) SQL Server
8 166 (22.31%) Office 365
9 160 (21.51%) Linux
10 142 (19.09%) Windows 7
11 134 (18.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 129 (17.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 127 (17.07%) C#
14 119 (15.99%) Hyper-V
15 116 (15.59%) Windows 10
15 116 (15.59%) ITIL
16 114 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
17 113 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
18 108 (14.52%) Microsoft Office
19 106 (14.25%) SCCM
20 103 (13.84%) DNS
21 100 (13.44%) PowerShell
22 99 (13.31%) Firewall
23 96 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
24 90 (12.10%) Cisco
25 88 (11.83%) MS Exchange
25 88 (11.83%) Java
26 87 (11.69%) DevOps
27 85 (11.42%) JavaScript
28 81 (10.89%) TCP/IP

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 88 (11.83%) MS Exchange
2 41 (5.51%) IIS
3 23 (3.09%) Apache
4 19 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (2.02%) Skype for Business
8 14 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (1.75%) JBoss
10 12 (1.61%) WebLogic
11 11 (1.48%) SharePoint
12 9 (1.21%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.94%) IBM Notes
13 7 (0.94%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.81%) Confluence
15 5 (0.67%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 4 (0.54%) Oracle UPK
16 4 (0.54%) WordPress
17 3 (0.40%) CloudStack
Applications
1 108 (14.52%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.81%) NetSuite
2 6 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 173 (23.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 166 (22.31%) Office 365
3 96 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.88%) IaaS
5 11 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (1.48%) GitHub
5 11 (1.48%) SaaS
6 10 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.08%) PaaS
8 5 (0.67%) Asana
8 5 (0.67%) G Suite
8 5 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.13%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 103 (13.84%) DNS
2 99 (13.31%) Firewall
3 81 (10.89%) TCP/IP
4 79 (10.62%) DHCP
5 65 (8.74%) LAN
6 62 (8.33%) WAN
7 53 (7.12%) SAN
8 38 (5.11%) Wireless
9 24 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
10 21 (2.82%) Internet
11 17 (2.28%) NAS
12 16 (2.15%) Network Security
12 16 (2.15%) VLAN
13 15 (2.02%) VPN
14 14 (1.88%) VoIP
15 11 (1.48%) Skype
16 10 (1.34%) WLAN
17 9 (1.21%) Intranet
18 8 (1.08%) Bluetooth
18 8 (1.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.97%) MySQL
2 37 (4.97%) NoSQL
3 22 (2.96%) Oracle Database
4 21 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (2.69%) MongoDB
6 14 (1.88%) SQL Server 2016
7 12 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (1.21%) Oracle Database 12c
10 9 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.94%) Big Data
11 7 (0.94%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.94%) SQLPlus
12 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 7
13 5 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (0.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 54 (7.26%) Jenkins
2 26 (3.49%) Git (software)
3 20 (2.69%) Selenium
4 15 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
5 14 (1.88%) TeamCity
5 14 (1.88%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.88%) WebDriver
6 13 (1.75%) JIRA
7 12 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.34%) Calabash
8 10 (1.34%) JMeter
9 9 (1.21%) Appium
9 9 (1.21%) Subversion
10 8 (1.08%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 5 (0.67%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.54%) AutoIt
12 4 (0.54%) InstallShield
12 4 (0.54%) SonarQube
12 4 (0.54%) TestRail
General
1 54 (7.26%) Finance
2 49 (6.59%) Retail
3 25 (3.36%) Manufacturing
4 16 (2.15%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.75%) Games
6 11 (1.48%) Marketing
7 8 (1.08%) Electronics
8 5 (0.67%) Banking
8 5 (0.67%) Law
9 4 (0.54%) Automotive
9 4 (0.54%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.40%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.40%) French Language
10 3 (0.40%) Legal
10 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.13%) Back Office
11 1 (0.13%) Billing
11 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 131 (17.61%) Analyst
2 95 (12.77%) Support Engineer
3 89 (11.96%) Support Analyst
4 79 (10.62%) IT Support
5 65 (8.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 64 (8.60%) IT Engineer
7 62 (8.33%) Developer
8 57 (7.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 45 (6.05%) DBA
10 42 (5.65%) 3rd Line Support
11 41 (5.51%) Administrator
12 37 (4.97%) IT Support Engineer
13 35 (4.70%) Windows Engineer
14 34 (4.57%) Desktop Support
15 33 (4.44%) Software Engineer
16 32 (4.30%) 1st Line Support
16 32 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
17 31 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
17 31 (4.17%) IT Analyst
17 31 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (10.48%) .NET
2 37 (4.97%) Web Services
3 30 (4.03%) HTML
4 29 (3.90%) ASP.NET
5 27 (3.63%) CSS
6 18 (2.42%) .NET Framework
7 17 (2.28%) HTML5
7 17 (2.28%) Middleware
8 16 (2.15%) Entity Framework
8 16 (2.15%) WPF
9 14 (1.88%) AngularJS
10 13 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (1.75%) PhoneGap
10 13 (1.75%) REST
11 12 (1.61%) LAMP
11 12 (1.61%) Node.js
11 12 (1.61%) WinForms
12 11 (1.48%) XML
13 10 (1.34%) JSON
14 9 (1.21%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.39%) Computer Science
2 51 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (6.59%) Clustering
4 32 (4.30%) Replication
5 24 (3.23%) Algorithms
5 24 (3.23%) Driving Licence
6 22 (2.96%) Data Structures
6 22 (2.96%) Mobile App
7 21 (2.82%) User Experience
8 18 (2.42%) Management Information System
9 17 (2.28%) Data Centre
10 15 (2.02%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.88%) Analytical Mindset
12 13 (1.75%) NHS
13 10 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (0.94%) N-Tier
15 6 (0.81%) CCTV
15 6 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
16 5 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
16 5 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 274 (36.83%) Windows Server
2 160 (21.51%) Linux
3 142 (19.09%) Windows 7
4 134 (18.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 129 (17.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 116 (15.59%) Windows 10
7 77 (10.35%) Windows 8
8 59 (7.93%) Unix
9 41 (5.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (4.44%) Android
10 33 (4.44%) Windows XP
11 32 (4.30%) Apple iOS
12 12 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (1.34%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.34%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (1.08%) AIX
14 8 (1.08%) Solaris
15 7 (0.94%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.81%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (15.59%) ITIL
2 113 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (11.69%) DevOps
4 74 (9.95%) Software Engineering
5 69 (9.27%) OO
6 55 (7.39%) Test Automation
7 51 (6.85%) TDD
8 44 (5.91%) Software Testing
9 42 (5.65%) Configuration Management
10 40 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
11 39 (5.24%) BDD
11 39 (5.24%) Project Management
12 38 (5.11%) Patch Management
13 29 (3.90%) Coaching
13 29 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (3.49%) Incident Management
14 26 (3.49%) Scrum
14 26 (3.49%) SDLC
15 25 (3.36%) Performance Monitoring
15 25 (3.36%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 180 (24.19%) SQL
2 127 (17.07%) C#
3 100 (13.44%) PowerShell
4 88 (11.83%) Java
5 85 (11.42%) JavaScript
6 60 (8.06%) Python
7 56 (7.53%) Ruby
8 42 (5.65%) PHP
9 33 (4.44%) Shell Script
10 32 (4.30%) C++
11 31 (4.17%) Perl
12 26 (3.49%) C
13 19 (2.55%) T-SQL
14 17 (2.28%) Bash Shell
14 17 (2.28%) VB
15 10 (1.34%) VB.NET
15 10 (1.34%) VBScript
16 7 (0.94%) Embedded C
16 7 (0.94%) VC++
17 4 (0.54%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 75 (10.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (7.80%) Degree
3 55 (7.39%) MCSE
4 48 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (5.91%) MCSA
6 34 (4.57%) CCNA
7 27 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
8 22 (2.96%) MCP
9 20 (2.69%) Security Cleared
10 18 (2.42%) A+ Certification
11 17 (2.28%) SC Cleared
12 15 (2.02%) CISSP
12 15 (2.02%) MCITP
13 13 (1.75%) CCENT
13 13 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
14 12 (1.61%) CCNP
14 12 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (1.34%) DBS Check
16 9 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (0.81%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.91%) SLA
2 27 (3.63%) QA
3 11 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 9 (1.21%) PMO
5 7 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.67%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.40%) COBIT
7 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.27%) TickIT
9 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.13%) GDPR
9 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
System Software
1 304 (40.86%) Active Directory
2 119 (15.99%) Hyper-V
3 114 (15.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (3.49%) XenApp
6 18 (2.42%) Docker
7 16 (2.15%) vSphere
8 13 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 13 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (1.34%) Firmware
10 9 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.81%) XenServer
12 5 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.54%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.54%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.54%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.40%) Xen
15 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 106 (14.25%) SCCM
2 45 (6.05%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (5.51%) Puppet
4 29 (3.90%) Ansible
5 19 (2.55%) Microsoft Clustering
6 17 (2.28%) SCOM
7 11 (1.48%) Kubernetes
8 8 (1.08%) SCOrch
9 7 (0.94%) WSUS
10 6 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
10 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
10 6 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (0.67%) Rancher
12 4 (0.54%) Backup Exec
12 4 (0.54%) Data Guard
12 4 (0.54%) PaperCut
12 4 (0.54%) Terraform
12 4 (0.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 337 (45.30%) Microsoft
2 183 (24.60%) VMware
3 90 (12.10%) Cisco
4 63 (8.47%) Citrix
5 60 (8.06%) Oracle
6 43 (5.78%) HP
7 38 (5.11%) Dell
8 29 (3.90%) Apple
9 22 (2.96%) Google
10 16 (2.15%) NetApp
10 16 (2.15%) Veeam
11 13 (1.75%) IBM
12 12 (1.61%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.48%) Sophos
14 10 (1.34%) Autodesk
14 10 (1.34%) Barracuda Networks
14 10 (1.34%) CommVault
14 10 (1.34%) Veritas
14 10 (1.34%) Xamarin
15 7 (0.94%) SAP