Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 12 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 630 738 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.79% 15.04% 14.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.19% 75.15% 70.17%
Number of salaries quoted 504 660 718
East Midlands median annual salary £36,250 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.68% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £56,175 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +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 885 982 1,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.19% 20.01% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 686 831 918
East Midlands median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +2 244 £37,500 -6.25% 88
Northamptonshire +10 147 £42,500 +6.25% 38
Leicestershire 0 145 £35,250 +0.71% 51
Derbyshire -8 61 £28,500 -18.57% 29
Lincolnshire -5 25 £27,500 -8.33% 15
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 356 (56.51%) Microsoft
2 320 (50.79%) Active Directory
3 284 (45.08%) Windows Server
4 228 (36.19%) Office 365
5 196 (31.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 195 (30.95%) VMware
7 193 (30.63%) Windows 10
8 151 (23.97%) Hyper-V
9 142 (22.54%) ITIL
10 129 (20.48%) SQL Server
10 129 (20.48%) Microsoft Office
11 122 (19.37%) Linux
12 115 (18.25%) VMware Infrastructure
13 114 (18.10%) Problem-Solving
14 111 (17.62%) SQL
15 109 (17.30%) SCCM
16 102 (16.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 101 (16.03%) C#
18 99 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
19 96 (15.24%) Windows Server 2012
20 95 (15.08%) .NET
21 91 (14.44%) Cisco
22 87 (13.81%) Windows 7
23 83 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
24 82 (13.02%) PowerShell
25 81 (12.86%) MS Exchange
26 72 (11.43%) Citrix
27 71 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
28 70 (11.11%) WAN
29 68 (10.79%) DHCP

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 81 (12.86%) MS Exchange
2 51 (8.10%) SharePoint
3 47 (7.46%) Skype for Business
4 30 (4.76%) IIS
5 18 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (1.43%) IBM Notes
7 5 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.63%) Apache
8 4 (0.63%) Confluence
8 4 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 129 (20.48%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (1.43%) Acrobat
6 5 (0.79%) CATIA
7 2 (0.32%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.16%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 11 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (1.27%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.79%) ENOVIA
4 4 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.63%) Line 50
4 4 (0.63%) Line 500
4 4 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 228 (36.19%) Office 365
2 196 (31.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
4 49 (7.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 25 (3.97%) IaaS
6 23 (3.65%) SaaS
7 11 (1.75%) PaaS
8 10 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (1.27%) Power Platform
10 6 (0.95%) GitHub
10 6 (0.95%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.79%) PowerApps
12 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.32%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 2 (0.32%) Datadog
12 2 (0.32%) NuGet
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon Glacier
13 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (11.11%) WAN
2 68 (10.79%) DHCP
3 66 (10.48%) DNS
3 66 (10.48%) Firewall
4 62 (9.84%) LAN
5 50 (7.94%) SAN
6 37 (5.87%) Internet
7 36 (5.71%) VPN
8 31 (4.92%) TCP/IP
9 30 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
10 29 (4.60%) NAS
11 24 (3.81%) VLAN
12 23 (3.65%) Skype
12 23 (3.65%) VoIP
13 19 (3.02%) Intranet
13 19 (3.02%) Network Security
13 19 (3.02%) Wireless
14 16 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (1.75%) WebEx
16 10 (1.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (20.48%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (2.38%) MySQL
6 11 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (1.59%) MariaDB
8 9 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.43%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2017
12 5 (0.79%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.79%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.79%) SQLite
13 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (0.63%) SAP BW
13 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (0.48%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 25 (3.97%) Selenium
2 20 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 19 (3.02%) Git (software)
4 16 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
4 16 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (2.38%) Bugzilla
6 13 (2.06%) Rational DOORS
7 10 (1.59%) Bitbucket
7 10 (1.59%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.43%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.27%) JIRA
9 8 (1.27%) WebDriver
10 7 (1.11%) SonarQube
10 7 (1.11%) Subversion
11 6 (0.95%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.63%) Maven
13 3 (0.48%) Rational Quality Manager
14 2 (0.32%) Bazaar
14 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
15 1 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
General
1 55 (8.73%) Retail
2 48 (7.62%) Finance
3 27 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 19 (3.02%) Aerospace
6 11 (1.75%) Publishing
7 6 (0.95%) Automotive
8 5 (0.79%) Electronics
8 5 (0.79%) Games
8 5 (0.79%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.63%) Marketing
10 3 (0.48%) Advertising
10 3 (0.48%) Military
11 2 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
12 1 (0.16%) Front Office
12 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 99 (15.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 73 (11.59%) Analyst
3 68 (10.79%) Developer
4 62 (9.84%) Support Engineer
5 55 (8.73%) IT Support
6 43 (6.83%) IT Engineer
7 40 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support
8 36 (5.71%) Support Analyst
9 35 (5.56%) Administrator
10 34 (5.40%) .NET Developer
11 29 (4.60%) IT Analyst
12 28 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 27 (4.29%) Field Engineer
13 27 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
14 25 (3.97%) Windows Engineer
15 24 (3.81%) C# Developer
16 23 (3.65%) Systems Engineer
17 22 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
17 22 (3.49%) Cloud Engineer
17 22 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (15.08%) .NET
2 48 (7.62%) Web Services
3 40 (6.35%) HTML
4 31 (4.92%) Node.js
5 23 (3.65%) CSS
6 22 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (3.17%) ASP.NET
7 20 (3.17%) HTML5
8 19 (3.02%) J2EE
8 19 (3.02%) SAML
9 18 (2.86%) OAuth
10 15 (2.38%) .NET Framework
10 15 (2.38%) AngularJS
11 14 (2.22%) WinForms
12 13 (2.06%) JSON
12 13 (2.06%) WebSockets
13 12 (1.90%) Spring
14 11 (1.75%) RESTful
15 10 (1.59%) .NET Core
15 10 (1.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (7.62%) Data Centre
3 44 (6.98%) Self-Motivation
4 31 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 27 (4.29%) Public Cloud
6 24 (3.81%) Driving Licence
7 18 (2.86%) Virtual Team
8 17 (2.70%) Replication
9 16 (2.54%) Fat Client
9 16 (2.54%) Hybrid Cloud
9 16 (2.54%) iPhone
9 16 (2.54%) Thin Client
10 13 (2.06%) Clustering
11 11 (1.75%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.59%) Blackberry
12 10 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (1.59%) Private Cloud
13 9 (1.43%) PDA
14 8 (1.27%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 284 (45.08%) Windows Server
2 193 (30.63%) Windows 10
3 122 (19.37%) Linux
4 96 (15.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 87 (13.81%) Windows 7
6 50 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (5.56%) Unix
8 32 (5.08%) Windows 8
9 29 (4.60%) Apple iOS
10 25 (3.97%) Android
11 20 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (3.17%) Windows XP
12 14 (2.22%) Mac OS
13 10 (1.59%) Windows Vista
14 9 (1.43%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.95%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.63%) AIX
16 4 (0.63%) CentOS
17 3 (0.48%) Solaris
18 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (22.54%) ITIL
2 114 (18.10%) Problem-Solving
3 102 (16.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 83 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (8.10%) DevOps
6 50 (7.94%) Mentoring
7 49 (7.78%) Test Automation
8 45 (7.14%) Service Management
9 37 (5.87%) Disaster Recovery
10 33 (5.24%) Computer Science
10 33 (5.24%) Identity Access Management
11 30 (4.76%) High Availability
11 30 (4.76%) Project Management
12 27 (4.29%) Microservices
13 26 (4.13%) Change Management
13 26 (4.13%) ERP
14 25 (3.97%) Unit Testing
15 24 (3.81%) Configuration Management
15 24 (3.81%) Migration
16 23 (3.65%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 111 (17.62%) SQL
2 101 (16.03%) C#
3 82 (13.02%) PowerShell
4 56 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 39 (6.19%) T-SQL
6 31 (4.92%) Python
7 21 (3.33%) VB
8 19 (3.02%) Java
9 16 (2.54%) PHP
10 14 (2.22%) Bash Shell
11 12 (1.90%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.75%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.43%) VBA
14 8 (1.27%) C
15 6 (0.95%) VBScript
16 5 (0.79%) C++
16 5 (0.79%) Go
16 5 (0.79%) MATLAB
17 4 (0.63%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.32%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 71 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (7.30%) Degree
3 41 (6.51%) MCSA
3 41 (6.51%) MCSE
4 33 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 23 (3.65%) CCNA
6 23 (3.65%) MCP
7 22 (3.49%) SC Cleared
8 18 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
8 18 (2.86%) Master's Degree
9 17 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 15 (2.38%) ISTQB
11 13 (2.06%) CCNP
12 12 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
13 11 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (1.43%) A+ Certification
14 9 (1.43%) HND
14 9 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.27%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (10.32%) SLA
2 19 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.38%) GDPR
4 9 (1.43%) QA
5 5 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 5 (0.79%) PMO
6 4 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.16%) NCSC
System Software
1 320 (50.79%) Active Directory
2 151 (23.97%) Hyper-V
3 115 (18.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (6.35%) Docker
5 23 (3.65%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (3.65%) XenApp
6 21 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (3.17%) vSphere
8 15 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (1.90%) Virtual Desktop
10 11 (1.75%) XenDesktop
11 10 (1.59%) Terminal Services
12 9 (1.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 5 (0.79%) Firmware
13 5 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.63%) VirtualBox
15 3 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
16 2 (0.32%) BitLocker
16 2 (0.32%) Oracle Clusterware
17 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 109 (17.30%) SCCM
2 43 (6.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 37 (5.87%) Kubernetes
4 26 (4.13%) Ansible
5 22 (3.49%) Backup Exec
5 22 (3.49%) Puppet
6 21 (3.33%) Terraform
7 14 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (2.22%) SCOM
8 8 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (1.27%) XenMobile
9 7 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
9 7 (1.11%) SCVMM
10 6 (0.95%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (0.79%) Nagios
12 4 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
13 3 (0.48%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.48%) Netcool
13 3 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
13 3 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 356 (56.51%) Microsoft
2 195 (30.95%) VMware
3 91 (14.44%) Cisco
4 72 (11.43%) Citrix
5 50 (7.94%) Oracle
6 29 (4.60%) Dell
7 26 (4.13%) Apple
8 23 (3.65%) HP
8 23 (3.65%) SAP
9 20 (3.17%) Avaya
10 18 (2.86%) ForgeRock
11 14 (2.22%) NetApp
12 13 (2.06%) OpenText
13 12 (1.90%) Adobe
14 11 (1.75%) Mitel
15 10 (1.59%) Veeam
16 9 (1.43%) Lotus
16 9 (1.43%) Symantec
17 8 (1.27%) Sitecore
17 8 (1.27%) SonicWALL