Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East Midlands
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 14 14
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 634 689 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.85% 14.73% 14.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.16% 71.10% 67.32%
Number of salaries quoted 521 585 670
East Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +15.38% -3.56%
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,250 £19,863
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,800 £55,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

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 891 969 1,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.28% 20.71% 21.38%
Number of salaries quoted 728 744 934
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,250 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 14 November 2019.

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 14 November 2019. 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 +2 275 £37,500 -6.25% 72
Leicestershire -1 140 £33,300 -7.50% 34
Northamptonshire +8 125 £40,000 +2.56% 32
Derbyshire -10 55 £30,000 -15.19% 30
Lincolnshire +7 36 £27,500 -3.51% 19
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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.

1 365 (57.57%) Microsoft
2 309 (48.74%) Active Directory
3 267 (42.11%) Windows Server
4 245 (38.64%) Office 365
5 217 (34.23%) Windows 10
6 212 (33.44%) Azure
7 209 (32.97%) VMware
8 156 (24.61%) Hyper-V
9 136 (21.45%) ITIL
10 133 (20.98%) Linux
11 127 (20.03%) Cisco
12 125 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
13 121 (19.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 107 (16.88%) SQL
15 104 (16.40%) Microsoft Office
15 104 (16.40%) Windows Server 2012
16 102 (16.09%) SQL Server
17 101 (15.93%) WAN
18 100 (15.77%) SCCM
19 93 (14.67%) Windows 7
20 89 (14.04%) AWS
20 89 (14.04%) Firewall
21 87 (13.72%) PowerShell
22 85 (13.41%) DNS
22 85 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
23 84 (13.25%) Citrix
23 84 (13.25%) MS Exchange
24 83 (13.09%) C#
25 82 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
26 75 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008

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 84 (13.25%) MS Exchange
2 67 (10.57%) SharePoint
3 45 (7.10%) Skype for Business
4 30 (4.73%) IIS
5 18 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (1.58%) Apache
6 10 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.42%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.63%) Confluence
9 3 (0.47%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.32%) Documentum
11 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 104 (16.40%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.74%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.58%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (1.42%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.47%) CATIA
8 2 (0.32%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.32%) Abaqus
8 2 (0.32%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (0.32%) LightWave 3D
8 2 (0.32%) Maya
8 2 (0.32%) MODO
8 2 (0.32%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.95%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.47%) ENOVIA
4 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.32%) Line 50
4 2 (0.32%) Line 500
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.16%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 245 (38.64%) Office 365
2 212 (33.44%) Azure
3 89 (14.04%) AWS
4 35 (5.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 29 (4.57%) SaaS
6 16 (2.52%) PaaS
7 15 (2.37%) IaaS
8 14 (2.21%) GitHub
9 11 (1.74%) GCP
10 7 (1.10%) G Suite
11 6 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.79%) Datadog
12 5 (0.79%) Power Platform
13 4 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.32%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 2 (0.32%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.32%) Serverless
15 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
15 1 (0.16%) PowerApps
15 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 101 (15.93%) WAN
2 89 (14.04%) Firewall
3 85 (13.41%) DNS
4 72 (11.36%) DHCP
5 66 (10.41%) LAN
6 54 (8.52%) SAN
7 43 (6.78%) VoIP
8 38 (5.99%) VPN
9 36 (5.68%) Internet
10 35 (5.52%) TCP/IP
11 33 (5.21%) VLAN
12 29 (4.57%) Remote Desktop
13 27 (4.26%) NAS
14 24 (3.79%) Wireless
15 21 (3.31%) Network Security
16 15 (2.37%) Skype
16 15 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (2.21%) MPLS
18 12 (1.89%) WebEx
19 11 (1.74%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (3.00%) MySQL
5 17 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (1.58%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.95%) MariaDB
9 6 (0.95%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.63%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.63%) Power BI
10 4 (0.63%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.63%) Redis
11 3 (0.47%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.47%) RavenDB
11 3 (0.47%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 18 (2.84%) Git (software)
2 18 (2.84%) Selenium
3 16 (2.52%) Bitbucket
4 11 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (1.58%) Cucumber
6 8 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (0.95%) JIRA
8 6 (0.95%) WebDriver
9 5 (0.79%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (0.32%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.32%) GCC
11 2 (0.32%) Maven
11 2 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.32%) Xcode
12 1 (0.16%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.16%) Rational Quality Manager
12 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
General
1 61 (9.62%) Finance
2 53 (8.36%) Retail
3 44 (6.94%) Public Sector
4 35 (5.52%) Telecoms
5 20 (3.15%) Aerospace
6 11 (1.74%) Publishing
7 10 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.26%) Automotive
9 7 (1.10%) French Language
10 5 (0.79%) Games
11 4 (0.63%) Marketing
12 3 (0.47%) Local Government
12 3 (0.47%) Police
13 2 (0.32%) German Language
13 2 (0.32%) Law
13 2 (0.32%) Social Housing
14 1 (0.16%) Back Office
14 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.16%) Front Office
14 1 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 112 (17.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 82 (12.93%) Support Engineer
3 73 (11.51%) IT Engineer
4 65 (10.25%) Analyst
5 62 (9.78%) IT Support
6 53 (8.36%) Developer
7 42 (6.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 39 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
8 39 (6.15%) Field Engineer
9 30 (4.73%) IT Support Engineer
10 28 (4.42%) Support Analyst
11 26 (4.10%) .NET Developer
12 25 (3.94%) Systems Engineer
13 24 (3.79%) Administrator
14 23 (3.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 23 (3.63%) C# Developer
14 23 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
14 23 (3.63%) Field Service Engineer
14 23 (3.63%) Windows Engineer
15 22 (3.47%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (11.04%) .NET
2 39 (6.15%) Web Services
3 36 (5.68%) HTML
4 29 (4.57%) Node.js
5 20 (3.15%) HTML5
6 19 (3.00%) SAML
7 17 (2.68%) CSS
7 17 (2.68%) J2EE
8 16 (2.52%) OAuth
9 15 (2.37%) AngularJS
9 15 (2.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (2.05%) ASP.NET
11 12 (1.89%) Elastic Stack
11 12 (1.89%) JSON
11 12 (1.89%) WCF
12 10 (1.58%) React
12 10 (1.58%) WPF
13 9 (1.42%) .NET Framework
13 9 (1.42%) WebSockets
13 9 (1.42%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.73%) Data Centre
2 46 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (5.52%) Self-Motivation
4 31 (4.89%) Public Cloud
5 30 (4.73%) Management Information System
6 27 (4.26%) Driving Licence
7 20 (3.15%) Virtual Team
8 13 (2.05%) iPhone
8 13 (2.05%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.89%) Replication
10 11 (1.74%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.74%) EMC VMAX
10 11 (1.74%) EMC VNX
10 11 (1.74%) iSeries
11 10 (1.58%) Fat Client
11 10 (1.58%) NHS
11 10 (1.58%) Thin Client
12 9 (1.42%) Blackberry
12 9 (1.42%) PDA
13 8 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 267 (42.11%) Windows Server
2 217 (34.23%) Windows 10
3 133 (20.98%) Linux
4 104 (16.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 93 (14.67%) Windows 7
6 75 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (7.57%) Windows 8
8 40 (6.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (5.36%) Unix
10 16 (2.52%) Windows XP
11 15 (2.37%) Android
12 14 (2.21%) Apple iOS
13 9 (1.42%) Mac OS
13 9 (1.42%) Windows 2000
13 9 (1.42%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.95%) AIX
14 6 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.79%) CentOS
15 5 (0.79%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (21.45%) ITIL
2 121 (19.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 85 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
4 82 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (8.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 50 (7.89%) DevOps
7 48 (7.57%) Project Management
8 47 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 44 (6.94%) Change Management
10 42 (6.62%) Migration
11 40 (6.31%) Service Management
12 38 (5.99%) Service Delivery
13 29 (4.57%) Test Automation
14 26 (4.10%) Project Delivery
15 23 (3.63%) Customer Requirements
16 21 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (3.31%) ITSM
17 20 (3.15%) Problem Management
18 19 (3.00%) Computer Science
18 19 (3.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (16.88%) SQL
2 87 (13.72%) PowerShell
3 83 (13.09%) C#
4 48 (7.57%) JavaScript
5 35 (5.52%) Python
6 32 (5.05%) T-SQL
7 22 (3.47%) Bash Shell
8 21 (3.31%) VB
9 18 (2.84%) Java
10 16 (2.52%) PHP
11 15 (2.37%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.42%) C
13 8 (1.26%) VBA
14 6 (0.95%) Go
15 5 (0.79%) VBScript
16 4 (0.63%) C++
17 3 (0.47%) IronPython
17 3 (0.47%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.47%) Ruby
17 3 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 67 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (6.94%) Degree
3 40 (6.31%) MCSE
4 34 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (4.57%) MCSA
6 21 (3.31%) CCNA
7 16 (2.52%) Master's Degree
7 16 (2.52%) MCP
8 14 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
8 14 (2.21%) Security Cleared
9 13 (2.05%) SC Cleared
10 11 (1.74%) CCNP
11 10 (1.58%) AWS Certification
11 10 (1.58%) DBS Check
12 9 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (1.26%) CISM
13 8 (1.26%) CISSP
14 7 (1.10%) CCA
15 6 (0.95%) CCAA
15 6 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (9.78%) SLA
2 15 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.79%) GDPR
5 3 (0.47%) QA
6 2 (0.32%) HL7
6 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) NCSC
7 1 (0.16%) PSD2
System Software
1 309 (48.74%) Active Directory
2 156 (24.61%) Hyper-V
3 125 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (6.31%) XenApp
5 35 (5.52%) Docker
6 27 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
7 21 (3.31%) vSphere
8 20 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (2.84%) Terminal Services
9 18 (2.84%) Virtual Desktop
10 11 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (1.58%) XenDesktop
12 9 (1.42%) Firmware
12 9 (1.42%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (1.42%) VirtualBox
13 7 (1.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 6 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (0.47%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 100 (15.77%) SCCM
2 37 (5.84%) Microsoft Intune
3 34 (5.36%) Kubernetes
4 28 (4.42%) Ansible
5 24 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (3.79%) Puppet
6 22 (3.47%) SCOM
7 19 (3.00%) Terraform
8 14 (2.21%) Backup Exec
8 14 (2.21%) WSUS
9 11 (1.74%) SCVMM
10 7 (1.10%) Nagios
10 7 (1.10%) NetBackup
11 6 (0.95%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.79%) Data Guard
12 5 (0.79%) Jamf Pro
12 5 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 3 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 365 (57.57%) Microsoft
2 209 (32.97%) VMware
3 127 (20.03%) Cisco
4 84 (13.25%) Citrix
5 45 (7.10%) Oracle
6 35 (5.52%) HP
7 20 (3.15%) Apple
7 20 (3.15%) Dell
7 20 (3.15%) NetApp
7 20 (3.15%) Veeam
8 18 (2.84%) Avaya
9 17 (2.68%) EMC
10 16 (2.52%) ForgeRock
11 15 (2.37%) Google
12 14 (2.21%) SonicWALL
13 13 (2.05%) SAP
14 12 (1.89%) Adobe
14 12 (1.89%) IBM
14 12 (1.89%) New Relic
15 11 (1.74%) Dell Compellent