Period
to 17 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 13 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 732 827 1,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.20% 13.50% 15.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.30% 60.23% 62.69%
Number of salaries quoted 659 694 875
East Midlands median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% - -2.10%
10th Percentile £19,700 £21,250 £20,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £48,563 £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 1,121 1,373 1,686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.75% 22.41% 24.37%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1,040 1,304
East Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% - +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 17 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 17 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 -1 229 £40,000 +11.11% 58
Northamptonshire +3 191 £35,000 +7.69% 41
Leicestershire +1 124 £32,500 -10.96% 31
Derbyshire -7 102 £27,500 -26.67% 43
Lincolnshire 0 62 £23,000 -28.13% 17
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 330 (45.08%) Microsoft
2 302 (41.26%) Active Directory
3 275 (37.57%) Windows Server
4 185 (25.27%) VMware
5 174 (23.77%) SQL
6 165 (22.54%) Office 365
7 163 (22.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 161 (21.99%) SQL Server
9 152 (20.77%) Linux
10 139 (18.99%) Windows 7
11 133 (18.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 128 (17.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 120 (16.39%) Hyper-V
14 119 (16.26%) C#
15 116 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
16 114 (15.57%) Windows 10
16 114 (15.57%) ITIL
17 106 (14.48%) Microsoft Office
18 104 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
19 103 (14.07%) DNS
19 103 (14.07%) SCCM
20 101 (13.80%) Firewall
21 93 (12.70%) PowerShell
22 91 (12.43%) Cisco
23 90 (12.30%) MS Exchange
24 89 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
25 81 (11.07%) Java
26 80 (10.93%) DHCP
26 80 (10.93%) TCP/IP
27 79 (10.79%) DevOps

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 90 (12.30%) MS Exchange
2 38 (5.19%) IIS
3 21 (2.87%) Apache
3 21 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (2.05%) Skype for Business
7 13 (1.78%) JBoss
8 12 (1.64%) WebLogic
9 11 (1.50%) SharePoint
9 11 (1.50%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.96%) IBM Notes
10 7 (0.96%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.82%) Confluence
12 5 (0.68%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.55%) Oracle UPK
13 4 (0.55%) WordPress
14 3 (0.41%) CloudStack
Applications
1 106 (14.48%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.55%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 165 (22.54%) Office 365
2 163 (22.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.91%) IaaS
5 12 (1.64%) GitHub
6 11 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (1.50%) SaaS
7 7 (0.96%) PaaS
8 5 (0.68%) Asana
8 5 (0.68%) G Suite
8 5 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.55%) 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 (0.14%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 103 (14.07%) DNS
2 101 (13.80%) Firewall
3 80 (10.93%) DHCP
3 80 (10.93%) TCP/IP
4 66 (9.02%) LAN
5 63 (8.61%) WAN
6 55 (7.51%) SAN
7 37 (5.05%) Wireless
8 23 (3.14%) Remote Desktop
9 21 (2.87%) Internet
10 17 (2.32%) NAS
11 16 (2.19%) VPN
12 15 (2.05%) Network Security
12 15 (2.05%) VLAN
13 13 (1.78%) VoIP
14 11 (1.50%) Skype
15 10 (1.37%) WLAN
16 9 (1.23%) Intranet
17 8 (1.09%) Bluetooth
17 8 (1.09%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (21.99%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.78%) MySQL
3 30 (4.10%) NoSQL
4 22 (3.01%) Oracle Database
5 21 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (2.32%) MongoDB
7 12 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
8 11 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
10 9 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.96%) Big Data
11 7 (0.96%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.96%) SQLPlus
12 6 (0.82%) SQL Server 7
13 5 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (0.55%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 47 (6.42%) Jenkins
2 24 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 21 (2.87%) Selenium
4 14 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
4 14 (1.91%) WebDriver
5 13 (1.78%) JIRA
5 13 (1.78%) TeamCity
5 13 (1.78%) Visual Studio
6 11 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (1.37%) Calabash
7 10 (1.37%) JMeter
8 9 (1.23%) Appium
9 8 (1.09%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.09%) Subversion
10 5 (0.68%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 4 (0.55%) AdminStudio
11 4 (0.55%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.55%) InstallShield
11 4 (0.55%) SonarQube
11 4 (0.55%) TestRail
General
1 49 (6.69%) Finance
2 48 (6.56%) Retail
3 23 (3.14%) Manufacturing
4 17 (2.32%) Telecoms
5 13 (1.78%) Games
6 11 (1.50%) Marketing
7 8 (1.09%) Electronics
8 5 (0.68%) Banking
8 5 (0.68%) Law
9 4 (0.55%) Automotive
9 4 (0.55%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.41%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.41%) French Language
10 3 (0.41%) Legal
10 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.41%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Billing
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 132 (18.03%) Analyst
2 99 (13.52%) Support Engineer
3 90 (12.30%) Support Analyst
4 81 (11.07%) IT Support
5 66 (9.02%) IT Engineer
6 64 (8.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 59 (8.06%) Developer
8 55 (7.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 43 (5.87%) 3rd Line Support
10 41 (5.60%) DBA
11 40 (5.46%) Administrator
11 40 (5.46%) IT Support Engineer
12 33 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support
12 33 (4.51%) Windows Engineer
13 32 (4.37%) Desktop Support
13 32 (4.37%) IT Analyst
13 32 (4.37%) Software Engineer
14 30 (4.10%) 1st Line Support
14 30 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 29 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (10.66%) .NET
2 37 (5.05%) Web Services
3 32 (4.37%) HTML
4 30 (4.10%) ASP.NET
5 29 (3.96%) CSS
6 18 (2.46%) .NET Framework
6 18 (2.46%) HTML5
7 16 (2.19%) Entity Framework
8 15 (2.05%) Middleware
8 15 (2.05%) WPF
9 14 (1.91%) AngularJS
9 14 (1.91%) REST
10 13 (1.78%) PhoneGap
11 12 (1.64%) LAMP
12 11 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (1.50%) JSON
12 11 (1.50%) Node.js
12 11 (1.50%) WinForms
12 11 (1.50%) XML
13 9 (1.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.38%) Computer Science
2 48 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (6.01%) Clustering
4 28 (3.83%) Replication
5 25 (3.42%) Driving Licence
6 22 (3.01%) Mobile App
7 21 (2.87%) User Experience
8 18 (2.46%) Algorithms
9 17 (2.32%) Data Centre
10 16 (2.19%) Data Structures
10 16 (2.19%) Management Information System
11 15 (2.05%) Client/Server
12 13 (1.78%) Analytical Mindset
13 12 (1.64%) NHS
14 10 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
15 7 (0.96%) N-Tier
16 6 (0.82%) 3D Graphics
16 6 (0.82%) CCTV
16 6 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
16 6 (0.82%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 275 (37.57%) Windows Server
2 152 (20.77%) Linux
3 139 (18.99%) Windows 7
4 133 (18.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 128 (17.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 114 (15.57%) Windows 10
7 75 (10.25%) Windows 8
8 58 (7.92%) Unix
9 42 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 33 (4.51%) Android
10 33 (4.51%) Windows XP
11 32 (4.37%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.50%) Mac OS X
12 11 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (1.09%) Solaris
13 8 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (0.96%) AIX
14 7 (0.96%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.82%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (15.57%) ITIL
2 104 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (10.79%) DevOps
4 68 (9.29%) Software Engineering
5 64 (8.74%) OO
6 51 (6.97%) Test Automation
7 43 (5.87%) TDD
8 39 (5.33%) Project Management
8 39 (5.33%) Software Testing
9 37 (5.05%) Patch Management
10 36 (4.92%) Configuration Management
10 36 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
11 33 (4.51%) BDD
12 29 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (3.69%) SDLC
14 25 (3.42%) Incident Management
15 24 (3.28%) Coaching
15 24 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
15 24 (3.28%) Scrum
15 24 (3.28%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 174 (23.77%) SQL
2 119 (16.26%) C#
3 93 (12.70%) PowerShell
4 81 (11.07%) Java
5 78 (10.66%) JavaScript
6 52 (7.10%) Python
7 47 (6.42%) Ruby
8 36 (4.92%) PHP
9 31 (4.23%) C++
10 27 (3.69%) C
10 27 (3.69%) Shell Script
11 26 (3.55%) Perl
12 17 (2.32%) Bash Shell
12 17 (2.32%) T-SQL
13 16 (2.19%) VB
14 11 (1.50%) VBScript
15 9 (1.23%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.96%) Embedded C
16 7 (0.96%) VC++
17 4 (0.55%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 76 (10.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (8.47%) Degree
3 55 (7.51%) MCSE
4 50 (6.83%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (6.01%) MCSA
6 36 (4.92%) CCNA
7 28 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
8 22 (3.01%) MCP
9 20 (2.73%) Security Cleared
10 18 (2.46%) A+ Certification
11 17 (2.32%) SC Cleared
12 15 (2.05%) CISSP
12 15 (2.05%) MCITP
13 14 (1.91%) CCNP
14 13 (1.78%) CCENT
14 13 (1.78%) Network+ Certification
14 13 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (1.23%) DBS Check
17 7 (0.96%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.74%) SLA
2 27 (3.69%) QA
3 10 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 8 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.09%) PMO
5 5 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.55%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.41%) COBIT
8 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.27%) TickIT
9 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.14%) GDPR
9 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
System Software
1 302 (41.26%) Active Directory
2 120 (16.39%) Hyper-V
3 116 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (4.37%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (3.28%) XenApp
6 18 (2.46%) Docker
7 17 (2.32%) vSphere
8 13 (1.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 13 (1.78%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (1.37%) Firmware
10 9 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.82%) XenServer
12 5 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.68%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.55%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.55%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.41%) Xen
15 1 (0.14%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 103 (14.07%) SCCM
2 38 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (4.64%) Puppet
4 26 (3.55%) Ansible
5 18 (2.46%) Microsoft Clustering
6 16 (2.19%) SCOM
7 11 (1.50%) Kubernetes
8 7 (0.96%) SCOrch
8 7 (0.96%) WSUS
9 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
10 5 (0.68%) Rancher
10 5 (0.68%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.55%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.55%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.55%) PaperCut
11 4 (0.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 330 (45.08%) Microsoft
2 185 (25.27%) VMware
3 91 (12.43%) Cisco
4 63 (8.61%) Citrix
5 58 (7.92%) Oracle
6 41 (5.60%) HP
7 36 (4.92%) Dell
8 28 (3.83%) Apple
9 22 (3.01%) Google
10 17 (2.32%) NetApp
11 16 (2.19%) Veeam
12 13 (1.78%) IBM
13 12 (1.64%) Red Hat
14 11 (1.50%) Sophos
15 10 (1.37%) Autodesk
15 10 (1.37%) Barracuda Networks
15 10 (1.37%) CommVault
15 10 (1.37%) Veritas
15 10 (1.37%) Xamarin
16 8 (1.09%) Lotus