Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East Midlands
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 10 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 395 652 775
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.12% 16.25% 15.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.08% 73.01% 71.04%
Number of salaries quoted 350 541 706
Median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,975 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +6.25%

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 548 893 1,091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.37% 22.25% 21.77%
Number of salaries quoted 443 622 931
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,138 £23,250
90th Percentile £59,750 £64,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Windows in the East Midlands

Windows
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

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 27 May 2020. 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 +1 152 £35,000 -9.09% 12
Northamptonshire -2 82 £42,500 -10.53% 4
Leicestershire 0 66 £35,000 +2.94% 6
Derbyshire +8 48 £42,500 +53.22% 6
Lincolnshire +8 34 £31,000 -1.59% 3
Rutland - 1 £27,500 -
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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.

1 202 (51.14%) Active Directory
2 194 (49.11%) Microsoft
3 147 (37.22%) Windows Server
4 140 (35.44%) Office 365
5 120 (30.38%) Azure
6 116 (29.37%) Windows 10
7 103 (26.08%) VMware
8 87 (22.03%) SCCM
9 85 (21.52%) Linux
10 82 (20.76%) SQL
11 79 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 72 (18.23%) Windows 7
13 71 (17.97%) Windows Server 2016
14 68 (17.22%) Firewall
15 66 (16.71%) Cisco
15 66 (16.71%) SQL Server
16 62 (15.70%) ITIL
17 57 (14.43%) Citrix
18 54 (13.67%) Microsoft Certification
19 53 (13.42%) VMware Infrastructure
20 50 (12.66%) PowerShell
21 49 (12.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 48 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
22 48 (12.15%) Hyper-V
23 47 (11.90%) SAN
24 44 (11.14%) Microsoft Office
25 42 (10.63%) LAN
25 42 (10.63%) WAN
25 42 (10.63%) AWS
25 42 (10.63%) Data Centre

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 31 (7.85%) MS Exchange
2 25 (6.33%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (1.77%) IIS
5 5 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.01%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.25%) Apache
7 1 (0.25%) Confluence
7 1 (0.25%) Documentum
7 1 (0.25%) nginx
7 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (11.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.25%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 140 (35.44%) Office 365
2 120 (30.38%) Azure
3 42 (10.63%) AWS
4 29 (7.34%) SaaS
5 23 (5.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 19 (4.81%) PaaS
7 18 (4.56%) IaaS
8 8 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.77%) GCP
10 5 (1.27%) Power Platform
11 4 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (1.01%) GitHub
12 2 (0.51%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 2 (0.51%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.51%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.51%) PowerApps
13 1 (0.25%) Amazon Glacier
13 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.25%) Serverless
13 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 68 (17.22%) Firewall
2 47 (11.90%) SAN
3 42 (10.63%) LAN
3 42 (10.63%) WAN
4 35 (8.86%) DNS
4 35 (8.86%) TCP/IP
5 26 (6.58%) DHCP
6 18 (4.56%) NAS
7 17 (4.30%) VPN
8 15 (3.80%) NetScaler
9 14 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (3.54%) VoIP
10 13 (3.29%) VLAN
11 12 (3.04%) Network Security
12 11 (2.78%) Wireless
13 10 (2.53%) WLAN
14 9 (2.28%) iSCSI
15 8 (2.03%) ADSL
15 8 (2.03%) IP Telephony
15 8 (2.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (16.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 10 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.28%) MySQL
5 6 (1.52%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 7
7 4 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.01%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.76%) EDMS
8 3 (0.76%) Power BI
8 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.51%) Big Data
9 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.51%) DB2
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 11 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (2.03%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.77%) Bitbucket
3 7 (1.77%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.77%) JIRA
4 6 (1.52%) TeamCity
5 5 (1.27%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.27%) Selenium
6 4 (1.01%) Bazaar
6 4 (1.01%) JUnit
6 4 (1.01%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.01%) NUnit
6 4 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.01%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.51%) Subversion
8 1 (0.25%) MSI
8 1 (0.25%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.25%) Xcode
General
1 39 (9.87%) Retail
2 24 (6.08%) Public Sector
3 20 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.29%) Finance
5 8 (2.03%) Law
6 7 (1.77%) Electronics
6 7 (1.77%) Local Government
7 5 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.27%) Marketing
8 4 (1.01%) Automotive
9 3 (0.76%) Billing
10 2 (0.51%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.25%) Back Office
11 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.25%) French Language
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) German Language
11 1 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 74 (18.73%) Analyst
2 40 (10.13%) IT Support
3 39 (9.87%) IT Engineer
4 36 (9.11%) Support Engineer
5 33 (8.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 33 (8.35%) IT Analyst
6 32 (8.10%) Developer
7 31 (7.85%) Support Analyst
8 22 (5.57%) Systems Engineer
9 20 (5.06%) Administrator
9 20 (5.06%) Field Engineer
10 19 (4.81%) C# Developer
10 19 (4.81%) DBA
10 19 (4.81%) IT Support Analyst
11 18 (4.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 17 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
13 16 (4.05%) .NET Developer
14 15 (3.80%) Hardware Engineer
14 15 (3.80%) Server Engineer
15 14 (3.54%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.57%) .NET
2 19 (4.81%) Web Services
3 14 (3.54%) CSS
3 14 (3.54%) HTML
4 12 (3.04%) XML
5 7 (1.77%) WinForms
6 6 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (1.27%) Node.js
7 5 (1.27%) Spring
7 5 (1.27%) Spring Boot
7 5 (1.27%) WPF
8 4 (1.01%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.01%) jQuery
8 4 (1.01%) Middleware
8 4 (1.01%) XMPP
9 3 (0.76%) JSON
9 3 (0.76%) LDAP
9 3 (0.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.63%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.08%) Public Cloud
3 23 (5.82%) Smartphone
4 19 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.80%) Driving Licence
6 10 (2.53%) Replication
7 7 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.27%) EMC VMAX
8 5 (1.27%) EMC VNX
8 5 (1.27%) iPhone
8 5 (1.27%) iSeries
8 5 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.27%) NHS
9 4 (1.01%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.01%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.01%) Social Media
9 4 (1.01%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 147 (37.22%) Windows Server
2 116 (29.37%) Windows 10
3 85 (21.52%) Linux
4 79 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (18.23%) Windows 7
6 71 (17.97%) Windows Server 2016
7 36 (9.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (5.32%) Windows Server 2019
9 20 (5.06%) Unix
9 20 (5.06%) Windows 8
10 18 (4.56%) Android
10 18 (4.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (3.54%) Ubuntu
11 14 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (3.04%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.77%) CentOS
13 7 (1.77%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.27%) Windows XP
15 4 (1.01%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (15.70%) ITIL
2 49 (12.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 48 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
4 41 (10.38%) Project Delivery
5 27 (6.84%) Service Delivery
6 25 (6.33%) Change Control
6 25 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 23 (5.82%) Software Engineering
8 21 (5.32%) DevOps
9 20 (5.06%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (5.06%) Problem Management
10 18 (4.56%) Multichannel Retail
10 18 (4.56%) Proactive Monitoring
11 17 (4.30%) Mentoring
12 16 (4.05%) Customer Requirements
13 15 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (3.54%) Incident Management
14 14 (3.54%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 14 (3.54%) Presales
15 13 (3.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (20.76%) SQL
2 50 (12.66%) PowerShell
3 37 (9.37%) C#
4 28 (7.09%) JavaScript
5 19 (4.81%) T-SQL
6 14 (3.54%) Java
6 14 (3.54%) PL/SQL
7 12 (3.04%) Python
8 8 (2.03%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.27%) C++
10 3 (0.76%) Go
10 3 (0.76%) PHP
10 3 (0.76%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.51%) ES6
11 2 (0.51%) Perl
12 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (13.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (7.34%) MCSE
3 21 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (4.81%) CCNA
4 19 (4.81%) MCSA
5 14 (3.54%) CCNP
5 14 (3.54%) Degree
6 13 (3.29%) Security Cleared
7 10 (2.53%) SC Cleared
8 9 (2.28%) MCP
8 9 (2.28%) OCP
8 9 (2.28%) Oracle Certification
9 8 (2.03%) MCSD
10 7 (1.77%) AWS Certification
11 5 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.27%) MCITP
11 5 (1.27%) MCTS
11 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 4 (1.01%) MCDBA
13 1 (0.25%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.85%) SLA
2 15 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.77%) GDPR
4 4 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.01%) QA
5 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) PSD2
System Software
1 202 (51.14%) Active Directory
2 53 (13.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (12.15%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.06%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (5.06%) XenApp
5 16 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (3.04%) vSphere
7 10 (2.53%) Docker
7 10 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (1.27%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.01%) Firmware
10 3 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.76%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.51%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.25%) pfSense
12 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 87 (22.03%) SCCM
2 34 (8.61%) Microsoft Intune
3 20 (5.06%) SCOM
3 20 (5.06%) WSUS
4 15 (3.80%) Kubernetes
5 11 (2.78%) Puppet
6 10 (2.53%) Data Guard
6 10 (2.53%) Oracle RMAN
7 9 (2.28%) Ansible
7 9 (2.28%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.52%) SCVMM
10 5 (1.27%) AirWatch
11 4 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (1.01%) vCenter Server
11 4 (1.01%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 194 (49.11%) Microsoft
2 103 (26.08%) VMware
3 66 (16.71%) Cisco
4 57 (14.43%) Citrix
5 40 (10.13%) HP
6 31 (7.85%) NetApp
7 24 (6.08%) Oracle
8 23 (5.82%) Google
9 19 (4.81%) Red Hat
10 17 (4.30%) EMC
10 17 (4.30%) Veeam
11 15 (3.80%) Dell
12 9 (2.28%) arcserve
12 9 (2.28%) Zerto
13 8 (2.03%) Avaya
13 8 (2.03%) CommVault
13 8 (2.03%) IBM
13 8 (2.03%) McAfee
14 7 (1.77%) Apple
14 7 (1.77%) Novell