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

Microsoft Windows
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 13 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 782 776 1,135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.92% 13.21% 17.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.66% 65.05% 66.18%
Number of salaries quoted 694 729 931
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,130 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,768 £50,000
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 1,139 1,193 1,715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.72% 20.31% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 968 951 1,309
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,250 £21,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

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 April 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 April 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 0 260 £42,500 +13.33% 57
Northamptonshire -6 174 £40,000 +23.08% 41
Leicestershire +4 162 £35,000 -4.11% 35
Derbyshire -5 108 £31,000 -6.77% 24
Lincolnshire +10 45 £37,500 +15.38% 12
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 393 (50.26%) Microsoft
2 313 (40.03%) Windows Server
3 299 (38.24%) Active Directory
4 249 (31.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 216 (27.62%) SQL
6 207 (26.47%) Linux
7 198 (25.32%) SQL Server
8 185 (23.66%) VMware
9 168 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
10 164 (20.97%) Office 365
11 154 (19.69%) C#
12 150 (19.18%) Amazon AWS
13 148 (18.93%) ITIL
14 141 (18.03%) PowerShell
15 130 (16.62%) SCCM
16 124 (15.86%) Windows 10
17 123 (15.73%) DevOps
18 121 (15.47%) Windows 7
19 118 (15.09%) Firewall
20 116 (14.83%) VMware Infrastructure
21 113 (14.45%) .NET
22 106 (13.55%) Microsoft Office
23 105 (13.43%) Java
24 103 (13.17%) DNS
25 102 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
26 101 (12.92%) Hyper-V
26 101 (12.92%) Microsoft Certification
27 100 (12.79%) JavaScript
27 100 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
28 91 (11.64%) MS Exchange

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 91 (11.64%) MS Exchange
2 34 (4.35%) IIS
2 34 (4.35%) Skype for Business
3 23 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (1.92%) Apache
7 9 (1.15%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.90%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.77%) Confluence
11 5 (0.64%) CloudStack
11 5 (0.64%) JBoss
12 4 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.51%) Oracle UPK
12 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.13%) CMS
14 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 106 (13.55%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 12 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.77%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.26%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 249 (31.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 164 (20.97%) Office 365
3 150 (19.18%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (3.96%) GitHub
5 20 (2.56%) SaaS
6 17 (2.17%) IaaS
6 17 (2.17%) PaaS
7 16 (2.05%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.77%) Bluemix
9 6 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.77%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.38%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.26%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 118 (15.09%) Firewall
2 103 (13.17%) DNS
3 81 (10.36%) DHCP
4 68 (8.70%) TCP/IP
5 62 (7.93%) LAN
5 62 (7.93%) WAN
6 54 (6.91%) SAN
7 40 (5.12%) Remote Desktop
8 30 (3.84%) Wireless
9 19 (2.43%) Skype
10 18 (2.30%) VoIP
10 18 (2.30%) VPN
11 15 (1.92%) Network Security
12 14 (1.79%) Internet
13 13 (1.66%) VLAN
13 13 (1.66%) WLAN
14 11 (1.41%) NAS
15 7 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (0.64%) Intranet
17 4 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (25.32%) SQL Server
2 48 (6.14%) NoSQL
3 38 (4.86%) MySQL
4 31 (3.96%) MongoDB
5 26 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (2.81%) SQL Server 2016
7 20 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (2.43%) Oracle Database
9 18 (2.30%) SSDT
10 13 (1.66%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (1.41%) Big Data
13 9 (1.15%) Relational Database
14 8 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
14 8 (1.02%) SQL Server 7
15 7 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 74 (9.46%) Jenkins
2 34 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 34 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
3 32 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (2.56%) Selenium
5 17 (2.17%) Visual Studio
6 11 (1.41%) Bitbucket
7 10 (1.28%) JUnit
7 10 (1.28%) SonarQube
7 10 (1.28%) TeamCity
7 10 (1.28%) WebDriver
8 9 (1.15%) IBM UrbanCode
8 9 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
8 9 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (0.90%) JIRA
10 6 (0.77%) Bugzilla
10 6 (0.77%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.77%) JMeter
10 6 (0.77%) Subversion
10 6 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 81 (10.36%) Finance
2 71 (9.08%) Retail
3 46 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 21 (2.69%) Games
5 14 (1.79%) Marketing
6 10 (1.28%) Back Office
7 8 (1.02%) Legal
7 8 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.90%) Aerospace
8 7 (0.90%) Automotive
8 7 (0.90%) Banking
9 5 (0.64%) Law
10 3 (0.38%) Electronics
11 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.26%) Military
12 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.13%) French Language
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
12 1 (0.13%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 129 (16.50%) Analyst
2 93 (11.89%) Developer
3 83 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 81 (10.36%) IT Support
5 78 (9.97%) Support Analyst
6 77 (9.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 72 (9.21%) Support Engineer
8 60 (7.67%) IT Engineer
9 57 (7.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 52 (6.65%) 2nd Line Support
11 47 (6.01%) IT Analyst
12 44 (5.63%) .NET Developer
13 42 (5.37%) DBA
14 40 (5.12%) Administrator
15 35 (4.48%) Windows Engineer
16 34 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
17 33 (4.22%) Systems Engineer
18 32 (4.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
19 31 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support
19 31 (3.96%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (14.45%) .NET
2 46 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 41 (5.24%) Web Services
4 32 (4.09%) HTML
4 32 (4.09%) WinForms
5 28 (3.58%) AngularJS
6 26 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (3.07%) CSS
8 23 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (2.94%) Middleware
9 21 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 20 (2.56%) Node.js
11 19 (2.43%) HTML5
11 19 (2.43%) WCF
12 17 (2.17%) XML
13 15 (1.92%) .NET Framework
13 15 (1.92%) WPF
14 14 (1.79%) JSON
14 14 (1.79%) RESTful
15 13 (1.66%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (7.16%) Data Centre
3 51 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 43 (5.50%) Replication
4 43 (5.50%) Self-Motivation
5 34 (4.35%) Data Structures
6 33 (4.22%) Algorithms
6 33 (4.22%) Clustering
7 23 (2.94%) NHS
8 18 (2.30%) Management Information System
9 17 (2.17%) User Experience
10 15 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
10 15 (1.92%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.41%) Driving Licence
12 10 (1.28%) AS400
12 10 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (1.28%) Private Cloud
13 8 (1.02%) CCTV
13 8 (1.02%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 313 (40.03%) Windows Server
2 207 (26.47%) Linux
3 124 (15.86%) Windows 10
4 121 (15.47%) Windows 7
5 102 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 100 (12.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 57 (7.29%) Unix
7 57 (7.29%) Windows 8
8 29 (3.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (2.56%) Apple iOS
10 19 (2.43%) Android
11 15 (1.92%) AIX
12 14 (1.79%) Mac OS
13 11 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (1.41%) Windows XP
14 8 (1.02%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
14 8 (1.02%) Windows Vista
15 7 (0.90%) Solaris
16 4 (0.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (21.48%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (18.93%) ITIL
3 123 (15.73%) DevOps
4 87 (11.13%) Problem-Solving
5 80 (10.23%) Software Engineering
5 80 (10.23%) Test Automation
6 72 (9.21%) TDD
7 70 (8.95%) OO
8 64 (8.18%) Configuration Management
9 61 (7.80%) BDD
10 50 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
11 43 (5.50%) Software Testing
12 42 (5.37%) Scrum
13 37 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
13 37 (4.73%) Performance Tuning
14 35 (4.48%) Patch Management
14 35 (4.48%) Project Management
15 34 (4.35%) Coaching
16 32 (4.09%) MVC
16 32 (4.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 216 (27.62%) SQL
2 154 (19.69%) C#
3 141 (18.03%) PowerShell
4 105 (13.43%) Java
5 100 (12.79%) JavaScript
6 90 (11.51%) Ruby
7 85 (10.87%) Python
8 54 (6.91%) PHP
9 50 (6.39%) Shell Script
10 40 (5.12%) Perl
11 34 (4.35%) VB.NET
12 30 (3.84%) Bash Shell
13 20 (2.56%) C++
14 19 (2.43%) VB
15 13 (1.66%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.02%) Smalltalk
17 5 (0.64%) VBA
18 4 (0.51%) C
18 4 (0.51%) PL/SQL
19 3 (0.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 101 (12.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (8.06%) Degree
3 60 (7.67%) MCSA
4 54 (6.91%) MCSE
5 44 (5.63%) MCP
6 37 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (4.48%) CCNA
8 19 (2.43%) CISSP
8 19 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 18 (2.30%) MCPD
10 12 (1.53%) CCNP
10 12 (1.53%) Security Cleared
11 10 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (1.15%) SC Cleared
13 8 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.90%) CISM
14 7 (0.90%) MCITP
15 6 (0.77%) HNC
15 6 (0.77%) HND
15 6 (0.77%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.91%) SLA
2 22 (2.81%) PMO
2 22 (2.81%) QA
3 14 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 11 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.26%) COBIT
7 2 (0.26%) GDPR
7 2 (0.26%) TickIT
8 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.13%) GCP
8 1 (0.13%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 299 (38.24%) Active Directory
2 116 (14.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (12.92%) Hyper-V
4 40 (5.12%) Docker
5 32 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (3.58%) vSphere
6 28 (3.58%) XenApp
7 18 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.90%) BitLocker
8 7 (0.90%) Firmware
8 7 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (0.90%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.77%) VMware Server
10 5 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.64%) XenServer
11 3 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 130 (16.62%) SCCM
2 91 (11.64%) Opscode Chef
3 78 (9.97%) Puppet
4 62 (7.93%) Ansible
5 33 (4.22%) SCOM
6 27 (3.45%) Kubernetes
7 23 (2.94%) Terraform
8 22 (2.81%) SCOrch
9 18 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 16 (2.05%) SCSM
11 14 (1.79%) WSUS
12 10 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
13 9 (1.15%) Nagios
14 7 (0.90%) NetBackup
15 6 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
15 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
15 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 6 (0.77%) ZABBIX
16 5 (0.64%) Rancher
16 5 (0.64%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 393 (50.26%) Microsoft
2 185 (23.66%) VMware
3 89 (11.38%) Citrix
4 61 (7.80%) Cisco
5 56 (7.16%) Oracle
6 48 (6.14%) Dell
7 46 (5.88%) HP
8 28 (3.58%) Apple
9 25 (3.20%) Google
10 22 (2.81%) IBM
11 21 (2.69%) Veeam
12 15 (1.92%) NetApp
13 14 (1.79%) Red Hat
13 14 (1.79%) Xamarin
14 11 (1.41%) Juniper
15 10 (1.28%) SonicWALL
15 10 (1.28%) Veritas
16 8 (1.02%) OpenText
16 8 (1.02%) Sophos
17 7 (0.90%) ProCurve