Period
to 21 September 2017

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 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 8 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 775 1120 1081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.03% 17.20% 14.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.26% 66.39% 65.04%
Number of salaries quoted 718 998 969
East Midlands median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1103 1687 1662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.38% 25.90% 22.08%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1367 1335
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £52,500
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 21 September 2017.

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 September 2017. 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 -3 277 £36,500 +9.36% 21
Northamptonshire -1 188 £35,000 +4.48% 11
Leicestershire +3 136 £30,000 -14.29% 12
Derbyshire -8 108 £27,500 -21.43% 8
Lincolnshire -11 43 £30,000 -14.29% 4
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows.

1 326 (42.06%) Microsoft
2 290 (37.42%) Active Directory
3 241 (31.10%) Windows Server
4 216 (27.87%) VMware
5 197 (25.42%) SQL
6 157 (20.26%) Linux
7 156 (20.13%) SQL Server
8 140 (18.06%) ITIL
9 139 (17.94%) Office 365
10 135 (17.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 132 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 124 (16.00%) C#
13 121 (15.61%) Windows Server 2008
14 120 (15.48%) Windows 7
15 119 (15.35%) Hyper-V
16 112 (14.45%) Microsoft Office
17 111 (14.32%) Cisco
18 108 (13.94%) .NET
19 101 (13.03%) MS Exchange
20 95 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
21 94 (12.13%) Firewall
22 92 (11.87%) Windows 10
23 88 (11.35%) Microsoft Azure
24 86 (11.10%) Degree
25 84 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
26 83 (10.71%) SAN
27 81 (10.45%) LAN
27 81 (10.45%) SCCM
28 73 (9.42%) WAN
28 73 (9.42%) DNS

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
1 101 (13.03%) MS Exchange
2 45 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (5.03%) IIS
4 22 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (1.94%) Apache
5 15 (1.94%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.68%) Skype for Business
7 11 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (1.42%) Tomcat
8 10 (1.29%) OpenStack
9 7 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (0.90%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.77%) Confluence
10 6 (0.77%) JBoss
10 6 (0.77%) nginx
11 4 (0.52%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.39%) Gentran
12 3 (0.39%) SAS
13 2 (0.26%) CloudStack
Applications
1 112 (14.45%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.77%) Maple
4 5 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 139 (17.94%) Office 365
2 88 (11.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (2.45%) SaaS
5 18 (2.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 17 (2.19%) IaaS
7 14 (1.81%) GitHub
8 10 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.29%) PaaS
9 6 (0.77%) G Suite
10 4 (0.52%) Asana
10 4 (0.52%) iTunes
11 2 (0.26%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (12.13%) Firewall
2 83 (10.71%) SAN
3 81 (10.45%) LAN
4 73 (9.42%) DNS
4 73 (9.42%) WAN
5 65 (8.39%) TCP/IP
6 62 (8.00%) DHCP
7 28 (3.61%) Internet
8 25 (3.23%) Wireless
9 24 (3.10%) VPN
10 20 (2.58%) NAS
11 17 (2.19%) VLAN
11 17 (2.19%) VoIP
12 15 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (1.81%) WLAN
14 13 (1.68%) NetScaler
14 13 (1.68%) Skype
15 10 (1.29%) Network Security
16 9 (1.16%) Bluetooth
17 8 (1.03%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (20.13%) SQL Server
2 43 (5.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (4.77%) MySQL
3 37 (4.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (1.55%) Oracle Database
5 11 (1.42%) MongoDB
6 10 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.77%) Redis
9 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (0.65%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (0.52%) DB2
10 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.52%) SQLPlus
11 3 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 59 (7.61%) Git (software)
2 29 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (3.61%) Subversion
4 20 (2.58%) Selenium
5 14 (1.81%) Jenkins
5 14 (1.81%) Visual Studio
6 12 (1.55%) JIRA
7 10 (1.29%) Calabash
7 10 (1.29%) SonarQube
8 9 (1.16%) WebDriver
9 8 (1.03%) Appium
9 8 (1.03%) JMeter
10 7 (0.90%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.77%) CruiseControl
11 6 (0.77%) LabVIEW
11 6 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 5 (0.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 5 (0.65%) MSBuild
12 5 (0.65%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 44 (5.68%) Finance
2 34 (4.39%) Telecoms
3 30 (3.87%) Retail
4 20 (2.58%) Electronics
5 18 (2.32%) Games
6 16 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.94%) Advertising
8 11 (1.42%) Law
9 10 (1.29%) Marketing
10 6 (0.77%) Banking
11 4 (0.52%) Automotive
11 4 (0.52%) Back Office
11 4 (0.52%) French Language
11 4 (0.52%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.39%) Portuguese Language
13 2 (0.26%) Local Government
13 2 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.26%) Publishing
14 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 170 (21.94%) Analyst
2 116 (14.97%) Support Analyst
3 99 (12.77%) Developer
4 78 (10.06%) IT Support
5 73 (9.42%) Support Engineer
6 51 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 47 (6.06%) Applications Support
7 47 (6.06%) IT Engineer
8 43 (5.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 40 (5.16%) Administrator
10 37 (4.77%) Software Engineer
11 34 (4.39%) IT Analyst
11 34 (4.39%) Team Leader
12 33 (4.26%) IT Support Engineer
13 31 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
14 29 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support
15 28 (3.61%) .NET Developer
15 28 (3.61%) Server Support
16 27 (3.48%) Desktop Support
16 27 (3.48%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (13.94%) .NET
2 66 (8.52%) Web Services
3 52 (6.71%) ASP.NET
3 52 (6.71%) HTML
4 43 (5.55%) CSS
5 34 (4.39%) SOAP
6 29 (3.74%) .NET Framework
7 25 (3.23%) XML
8 23 (2.97%) jQuery
9 21 (2.71%) JSON
10 20 (2.58%) WPF
11 19 (2.45%) HTML5
12 17 (2.19%) PhoneGap
12 17 (2.19%) REST
13 14 (1.81%) AngularJS
13 14 (1.81%) Entity Framework
13 14 (1.81%) LAMP
14 13 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (1.42%) Hibernate
15 11 (1.42%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.97%) Computer Science
2 37 (4.77%) Data Centre
3 33 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (3.87%) Mobile App
5 26 (3.35%) Clustering
6 22 (2.84%) Driving Licence
7 16 (2.06%) Algorithms
8 13 (1.68%) User Experience
9 12 (1.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 11 (1.42%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.42%) Smartphone
11 10 (1.29%) Device Driver
12 9 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (1.03%) Replication
14 7 (0.90%) 3D Graphics
14 7 (0.90%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
15 6 (0.77%) Fat Client
15 6 (0.77%) iPad
15 6 (0.77%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 241 (31.10%) Windows Server
2 157 (20.26%) Linux
3 135 (17.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 121 (15.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 120 (15.48%) Windows 7
6 92 (11.87%) Windows 10
7 56 (7.23%) Windows 8
8 41 (5.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 38 (4.90%) Android
9 38 (4.90%) Unix
10 30 (3.87%) Apple iOS
11 19 (2.45%) Windows XP
12 14 (1.81%) Mac OS X
13 12 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (1.55%) Windows Mobile
14 11 (1.42%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.90%) AIX
16 6 (0.77%) Data ONTAP
16 6 (0.77%) Solaris
17 4 (0.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (18.06%) ITIL
2 95 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (9.16%) OO
4 67 (8.65%) Software Engineering
5 49 (6.32%) SDLC
6 46 (5.94%) Test Automation
7 43 (5.55%) OOP
8 38 (4.90%) Scrum
9 36 (4.65%) MVC
10 33 (4.26%) Mathematics
11 32 (4.13%) Service Delivery
12 30 (3.87%) Incident Management
13 29 (3.74%) Project Management
14 28 (3.61%) Computer Vision
15 25 (3.23%) DevOps
16 24 (3.10%) Disaster Recovery
16 24 (3.10%) Problem Management
16 24 (3.10%) Unit Testing
17 23 (2.97%) Mentoring
17 23 (2.97%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 197 (25.42%) SQL
2 124 (16.00%) C#
3 55 (7.10%) C++
3 55 (7.10%) JavaScript
4 44 (5.68%) C
5 42 (5.42%) Java
6 41 (5.29%) T-SQL
7 34 (4.39%) PowerShell
8 20 (2.58%) PHP
9 18 (2.32%) Python
10 14 (1.81%) MATLAB
11 12 (1.55%) Ruby
12 6 (0.77%) Embedded C
12 6 (0.77%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.77%) VB
12 6 (0.77%) VB6
12 6 (0.77%) VBScript
13 5 (0.65%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.65%) Perl
14 4 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 86 (11.10%) Degree
2 84 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 70 (9.03%) MCSE
4 45 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (3.87%) MCITP
5 30 (3.87%) PhD
6 29 (3.74%) CCNA
6 29 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
7 26 (3.35%) A+ Certification
8 25 (3.23%) MCSA
9 22 (2.84%) Security Cleared
10 20 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 18 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (2.32%) SC Cleared
12 15 (1.94%) ISTQB
12 15 (1.94%) MCP
13 14 (1.81%) Network+ Certification
14 13 (1.68%) CCENT
15 11 (1.42%) CCNP
16 8 (1.03%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.55%) SLA
2 22 (2.84%) QA
3 10 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 290 (37.42%) Active Directory
2 132 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (15.35%) Hyper-V
4 44 (5.68%) vSphere
5 28 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (2.84%) Firmware
7 18 (2.32%) XenApp
8 12 (1.55%) XenDesktop
9 10 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (1.16%) Docker
10 9 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (1.16%) Xen
11 8 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (0.90%) vCloud
13 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.52%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.52%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 81 (10.45%) SCCM
2 28 (3.61%) SCOM
3 16 (2.06%) SCSM
4 14 (1.81%) Microsoft Clustering
5 10 (1.29%) WSUS
6 8 (1.03%) Ansible
6 8 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.90%) Data Guard
7 7 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (0.90%) ThinApp
8 6 (0.77%) Puppet
9 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.39%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.39%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.26%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.26%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.26%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 2 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 326 (42.06%) Microsoft
2 216 (27.87%) VMware
3 111 (14.32%) Cisco
4 72 (9.29%) Citrix
5 52 (6.71%) NetApp
6 44 (5.68%) HP
7 43 (5.55%) Oracle
8 17 (2.19%) IBM
9 16 (2.06%) Dell
9 16 (2.06%) SonicWALL
10 15 (1.94%) Veeam
11 13 (1.68%) Apple
12 12 (1.55%) CheckPoint
12 12 (1.55%) EMC
12 12 (1.55%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.42%) Juniper
14 10 (1.29%) F5
14 10 (1.29%) McAfee
14 10 (1.29%) Sencha
14 10 (1.29%) Symantec