Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 12 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 777 777 1,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.21% 13.97% 18.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.86% 68.82% 68.68%
Number of salaries quoted 698 742 1,087
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £21,600 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,750 £50,250
England median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

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 1,038 1,129 1,775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.33% 20.31% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 885 939 1,440
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% - +5.71%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -1 258 £40,000 +3.23% 27
Leicestershire +4 185 £35,000 +7.69% 30
Northamptonshire -5 164 £40,000 +23.08% 27
Derbyshire 0 110 £35,000 +16.67% 23
Lincolnshire +14 51 £31,500 -3.08% 6
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 422 (54.31%) Microsoft
2 323 (41.57%) Active Directory
3 298 (38.35%) Windows Server
4 221 (28.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 206 (26.51%) VMware
6 189 (24.32%) SQL
7 187 (24.07%) SQL Server
8 178 (22.91%) Linux
9 176 (22.65%) Office 365
10 167 (21.49%) ITIL
11 147 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
12 141 (18.15%) Microsoft Office
12 141 (18.15%) Windows 10
13 138 (17.76%) SCCM
14 137 (17.63%) VMware Infrastructure
15 129 (16.60%) Windows 7
15 129 (16.60%) DNS
16 121 (15.57%) Hyper-V
16 121 (15.57%) Windows Server 2012
17 118 (15.19%) PowerShell
18 117 (15.06%) Microsoft Certification
19 112 (14.41%) Amazon AWS
20 109 (14.03%) C#
21 108 (13.90%) .NET
22 106 (13.64%) MS Exchange
23 103 (13.26%) Problem-Solving
24 102 (13.13%) Firewall
25 101 (13.00%) Windows Server 2008
26 96 (12.36%) DHCP
27 95 (12.23%) TCP/IP

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
1 106 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 31 (3.99%) Skype for Business
3 30 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 27 (3.47%) IIS
6 24 (3.09%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (0.77%) Apache
9 5 (0.64%) Site Server
10 4 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.51%) CMS
10 4 (0.51%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.51%) NetWeaver
10 4 (0.51%) WordPress
11 3 (0.39%) CloudStack
11 3 (0.39%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.39%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.26%) Confluence
13 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 141 (18.15%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.39%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 8 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.51%) Magento
5 3 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.26%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.13%) assyst
7 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 221 (28.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 176 (22.65%) Office 365
3 112 (14.41%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (4.50%) GitHub
5 28 (3.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 18 (2.32%) SaaS
7 17 (2.19%) PaaS
8 14 (1.80%) G Suite
9 13 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
10 9 (1.16%) IBM Cloud
11 8 (1.03%) IaaS
12 5 (0.64%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.39%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 129 (16.60%) DNS
2 102 (13.13%) Firewall
3 96 (12.36%) DHCP
4 95 (12.23%) TCP/IP
5 82 (10.55%) LAN
6 76 (9.78%) WAN
7 56 (7.21%) SAN
8 38 (4.89%) Wireless
9 32 (4.12%) VLAN
9 32 (4.12%) VoIP
10 31 (3.99%) Remote Desktop
11 21 (2.70%) Skype
11 21 (2.70%) VPN
12 17 (2.19%) WLAN
13 16 (2.06%) Internet
14 15 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (1.54%) IPsec
16 7 (0.90%) Intranet
16 7 (0.90%) MPLS
16 7 (0.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.25%) MySQL
3 26 (3.35%) SSDT
4 21 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (1.93%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
9 12 (1.54%) Hadoop
10 10 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (0.90%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.77%) Big Data
12 6 (0.77%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.64%) SAP HANA
13 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (6.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 40 (5.15%) Octopus Deploy
4 30 (3.86%) Git (software)
5 19 (2.45%) Visual Studio
6 16 (2.06%) Selenium
6 16 (2.06%) SonarQube
7 12 (1.54%) IBM UrbanCode
7 12 (1.54%) JUnit
7 12 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
8 9 (1.16%) Subversion
9 7 (0.90%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.77%) Bugzilla
11 5 (0.64%) JIRA
11 5 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (0.64%) WiX
12 3 (0.39%) FrontPage
12 3 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.26%) JMeter
General
1 88 (11.33%) Finance
2 67 (8.62%) Retail
3 38 (4.89%) Manufacturing
4 25 (3.22%) Games
5 19 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.42%) Law
7 10 (1.29%) Aerospace
7 10 (1.29%) Automotive
7 10 (1.29%) Back Office
7 10 (1.29%) Legal
7 10 (1.29%) Marketing
8 8 (1.03%) Banking
9 3 (0.39%) Publishing
10 2 (0.26%) Advertising
10 2 (0.26%) Electronics
10 2 (0.26%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.26%) Military
11 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.13%) French Language
11 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 147 (18.92%) Analyst
2 107 (13.77%) Developer
3 103 (13.26%) IT Support
4 93 (11.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 80 (10.30%) Support Analyst
5 80 (10.30%) Support Engineer
6 65 (8.37%) IT Analyst
7 63 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 56 (7.21%) IT Engineer
9 55 (7.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 50 (6.44%) IT Support Analyst
11 47 (6.05%) 2nd Line Support
12 46 (5.92%) .NET Developer
13 44 (5.66%) Administrator
14 38 (4.89%) Team Leader
15 35 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support
15 35 (4.50%) IT Support Engineer
16 33 (4.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
16 33 (4.25%) Service Analyst
17 30 (3.86%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (13.90%) .NET
2 41 (5.28%) WinForms
3 38 (4.89%) ASP.NET
4 37 (4.76%) Web Services
5 29 (3.73%) HTML
6 26 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (3.22%) CSS
8 22 (2.83%) WCF
9 20 (2.57%) XML
10 18 (2.32%) .NET Framework
10 18 (2.32%) AngularJS
11 17 (2.19%) Spring
11 17 (2.19%) WPF
12 15 (1.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 15 (1.93%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (1.93%) jQuery
13 14 (1.80%) Entity Framework
13 14 (1.80%) Hibernate
14 13 (1.67%) Ajax
14 13 (1.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.85%) Data Centre
2 60 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (5.02%) Computer Science
4 32 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (3.22%) Replication
6 22 (2.83%) Clustering
6 22 (2.83%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.19%) Driving Licence
8 16 (2.06%) Data Structures
8 16 (2.06%) NHS
8 16 (2.06%) User Experience
9 14 (1.80%) Algorithms
10 13 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
11 12 (1.54%) Fintech
12 11 (1.42%) PKI
13 10 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (1.29%) Private Cloud
14 9 (1.16%) Mobile App
15 8 (1.03%) AS400
15 8 (1.03%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 298 (38.35%) Windows Server
2 178 (22.91%) Linux
3 141 (18.15%) Windows 10
4 129 (16.60%) Windows 7
5 121 (15.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 101 (13.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (5.41%) Unix
8 36 (4.63%) Windows 8
9 32 (4.12%) Mac OS
10 22 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (2.45%) Apple iOS
11 19 (2.45%) Windows XP
12 17 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (2.06%) Mac OS X
14 12 (1.54%) AIX
15 11 (1.42%) Android
16 9 (1.16%) CentOS
17 8 (1.03%) Debian
18 7 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
19 6 (0.77%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (21.49%) ITIL
2 147 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (13.26%) Problem-Solving
4 87 (11.20%) DevOps
5 67 (8.62%) Software Engineering
6 66 (8.49%) Test Automation
7 61 (7.85%) OO
8 52 (6.69%) Incident Management
9 50 (6.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 43 (5.53%) Configuration Management
11 41 (5.28%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (5.15%) TDD
13 39 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
13 39 (5.02%) Service Management
14 38 (4.89%) Scrum
15 32 (4.12%) MVC
15 32 (4.12%) OOP
16 31 (3.99%) SDLC
17 30 (3.86%) Mentoring
18 29 (3.73%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 189 (24.32%) SQL
2 118 (15.19%) PowerShell
3 109 (14.03%) C#
4 79 (10.17%) Java
5 69 (8.88%) JavaScript
6 59 (7.59%) Ruby
7 46 (5.92%) Python
8 36 (4.63%) VB.NET
9 31 (3.99%) Shell Script
10 30 (3.86%) PHP
11 25 (3.22%) Bash Shell
12 23 (2.96%) T-SQL
13 20 (2.57%) Perl
14 19 (2.45%) C++
15 17 (2.19%) VB
16 16 (2.06%) VBScript
17 14 (1.80%) XAML
18 8 (1.03%) C
19 5 (0.64%) PL/SQL
19 5 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 117 (15.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (9.14%) Degree
3 64 (8.24%) MCSE
4 53 (6.82%) MCP
4 53 (6.82%) MCSA
5 28 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (3.35%) CCNA
6 26 (3.35%) MCPD
7 17 (2.19%) Security Cleared
8 16 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
9 15 (1.93%) DBS Check
10 13 (1.67%) MCITP
11 11 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.16%) BC Cleared
13 7 (0.90%) CCNP
13 7 (0.90%) HND
14 6 (0.77%) A+ Certification
14 6 (0.77%) HNC
14 6 (0.77%) SC Cleared
14 6 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (10.55%) SLA
2 18 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.80%) PMO
3 14 (1.80%) QA
4 10 (1.29%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.16%) GDPR
6 8 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.77%) GCP
8 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.13%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 323 (41.57%) Active Directory
2 137 (17.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 121 (15.57%) Hyper-V
4 40 (5.15%) Docker
5 36 (4.63%) vSphere
6 23 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (2.70%) XenApp
8 20 (2.57%) BitLocker
9 19 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (1.54%) VMware Server
11 11 (1.42%) Firmware
12 9 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.90%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.90%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.64%) Snort
14 5 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.51%) XenServer
16 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 138 (17.76%) SCCM
2 64 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (6.56%) Puppet
4 44 (5.66%) Ansible
5 31 (3.99%) Kubernetes
6 27 (3.47%) SCOM
7 22 (2.83%) SCOrch
7 22 (2.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 20 (2.57%) Terraform
9 19 (2.45%) WSUS
10 18 (2.32%) SCSM
11 11 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
12 10 (1.29%) Nagios
13 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
13 8 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (1.03%) SCVMM
14 7 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
14 7 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 6 (0.77%) ZABBIX
16 5 (0.64%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 422 (54.31%) Microsoft
2 206 (26.51%) VMware
3 94 (12.10%) Citrix
4 89 (11.45%) Cisco
5 65 (8.37%) HP
6 53 (6.82%) Dell
7 51 (6.56%) Oracle
8 33 (4.25%) Google
9 32 (4.12%) Veeam
10 26 (3.35%) Red Hat
11 25 (3.22%) Apple
11 25 (3.22%) IBM
12 19 (2.45%) McAfee
13 17 (2.19%) Remedy
14 16 (2.06%) NetApp
14 16 (2.06%) Sophos
15 13 (1.67%) SonicWALL
16 12 (1.54%) Symantec
17 11 (1.42%) ProCurve
18 10 (1.29%) SolarWinds