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

Microsoft Windows
England > East Midlands
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 13 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 593 652 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.24% 15.46% 14.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.31% 67.43% 65.41%
Number of salaries quoted 482 494 667
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £22,050 £21,250 £19,825
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

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 798 967 1,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.86% 22.94% 22.02%
Number of salaries quoted 655 648 967
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £23,350 £22,675 £21,125
90th Percentile £63,650 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +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 27 January 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 January 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 +2 238 £35,000 -22.22% 74
Leicestershire +7 132 £32,500 -7.14% 34
Northamptonshire +1 117 £41,250 +3.13% 43
Derbyshire +1 54 £30,000 -24.83% 37
Lincolnshire +7 42 £30,000 +15.38% 20
Rutland +7 1 £27,500 -
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 326 (54.97%) Microsoft
2 307 (51.77%) Active Directory
3 262 (44.18%) Office 365
4 232 (39.12%) Windows Server
5 204 (34.40%) Windows 10
5 204 (34.40%) VMware
5 204 (34.40%) Azure
6 127 (21.42%) Cisco
7 118 (19.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 116 (19.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 116 (19.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 114 (19.22%) Hyper-V
10 111 (18.72%) Linux
11 105 (17.71%) Citrix
12 103 (17.37%) ITIL
13 102 (17.20%) SQL
14 101 (17.03%) Windows 7
15 100 (16.86%) SCCM
16 96 (16.19%) Firewall
17 90 (15.18%) WAN
18 83 (14.00%) DNS
19 80 (13.49%) PowerShell
20 78 (13.15%) Microsoft Office
21 72 (12.14%) Microsoft Certification
21 72 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
21 72 (12.14%) AWS
22 71 (11.97%) Data Centre
23 70 (11.80%) Problem-Solving
23 70 (11.80%) SQL Server
24 66 (11.13%) 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 66 (11.13%) MS Exchange
2 55 (9.27%) SharePoint
3 22 (3.71%) Skype for Business
4 19 (3.20%) IIS
5 13 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (1.52%) Apache
6 9 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.51%) Documentum
8 2 (0.34%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.17%) Confluence
9 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.17%) nginx
9 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 78 (13.15%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.34%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.34%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.34%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (0.34%) LightWave 3D
3 2 (0.34%) Maya
3 2 (0.34%) MODO
3 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Abaqus
4 1 (0.17%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 262 (44.18%) Office 365
2 204 (34.40%) Azure
3 72 (12.14%) AWS
4 41 (6.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 36 (6.07%) SaaS
6 25 (4.22%) IaaS
7 18 (3.04%) PaaS
8 14 (2.36%) GitHub
9 13 (2.19%) GCP
10 7 (1.18%) G Suite
11 5 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.67%) Power Platform
13 3 (0.51%) Datadog
13 3 (0.51%) Serverless
14 2 (0.34%) Mimecast
15 1 (0.17%) Amazon Glacier
15 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 96 (16.19%) Firewall
2 90 (15.18%) WAN
3 83 (14.00%) DNS
4 66 (11.13%) DHCP
5 62 (10.46%) LAN
6 49 (8.26%) SAN
7 37 (6.24%) TCP/IP
8 36 (6.07%) VoIP
9 26 (4.38%) VLAN
10 24 (4.05%) Internet
11 23 (3.88%) VPN
12 21 (3.54%) Wireless
13 20 (3.37%) Network Security
14 16 (2.70%) MPLS
15 15 (2.53%) NAS
15 15 (2.53%) NetScaler
16 14 (2.36%) WLAN
17 13 (2.19%) Remote Desktop
18 11 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
19 10 (1.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (11.80%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.85%) Oracle Database
3 10 (1.69%) MySQL
3 10 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (0.84%) Big Data
8 4 (0.67%) Redis
8 4 (0.67%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.51%) Power BI
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.34%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.34%) Electronic Patient Records
10 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.17%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.17%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 19 (3.20%) Jenkins
2 13 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.02%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.69%) Bitbucket
5 9 (1.52%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.18%) Cucumber
6 7 (1.18%) JIRA
6 7 (1.18%) Selenium
7 6 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.51%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.34%) Bazaar
9 2 (0.34%) GCC
9 2 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.34%) Subversion
9 2 (0.34%) Xcode
10 1 (0.17%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.17%) Rational Quality Manager
General
1 49 (8.26%) Retail
2 45 (7.59%) Public Sector
3 44 (7.42%) Finance
4 42 (7.08%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.52%) Marketing
7 8 (1.35%) Law
8 6 (1.01%) Electronics
8 6 (1.01%) French Language
9 5 (0.84%) Automotive
9 5 (0.84%) Games
10 4 (0.67%) Local Government
11 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.51%) Legal
12 2 (0.34%) Back Office
13 1 (0.17%) Front Office
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Military
13 1 (0.17%) Police
13 1 (0.17%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 97 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 81 (13.66%) IT Engineer
3 80 (13.49%) Analyst
4 72 (12.14%) Support Engineer
5 63 (10.62%) IT Support
6 51 (8.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 42 (7.08%) Developer
8 39 (6.58%) Field Engineer
9 37 (6.24%) Support Analyst
10 32 (5.40%) IT Analyst
10 32 (5.40%) IT Support Engineer
11 29 (4.89%) Systems Engineer
12 27 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 26 (4.38%) Field Service Engineer
14 24 (4.05%) Hardware Engineer
15 23 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
15 23 (3.88%) Field Hardware Engineer
15 23 (3.88%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
15 23 (3.88%) Server Engineer
16 22 (3.71%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.40%) .NET
2 28 (4.72%) Web Services
3 17 (2.87%) HTML
4 13 (2.19%) Node.js
5 12 (2.02%) CSS
6 11 (1.85%) Elastic Stack
7 10 (1.69%) WinForms
7 10 (1.69%) WPF
8 9 (1.52%) WCF
8 9 (1.52%) XML
9 8 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (1.35%) HTML5
9 8 (1.35%) SAML
10 7 (1.18%) .NET Framework
10 7 (1.18%) ASP.NET
11 6 (1.01%) J2EE
11 6 (1.01%) OAuth
12 5 (0.84%) LDAP
12 5 (0.84%) Middleware
12 5 (0.84%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (11.97%) Data Centre
2 33 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.89%) Public Cloud
4 26 (4.38%) Smartphone
5 24 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (3.20%) Driving Licence
7 17 (2.87%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.19%) Replication
9 12 (2.02%) Client/Server
9 12 (2.02%) EMC VMAX
9 12 (2.02%) EMC VNX
9 12 (2.02%) iSeries
10 10 (1.69%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.18%) NHS
11 7 (1.18%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.01%) CMDB
12 6 (1.01%) EPoS
13 5 (0.84%) AS400
13 5 (0.84%) FMCG
13 5 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 232 (39.12%) Windows Server
2 204 (34.40%) Windows 10
3 116 (19.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 111 (18.72%) Linux
5 101 (17.03%) Windows 7
6 72 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (7.76%) Windows 8
8 39 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (4.89%) Unix
10 16 (2.70%) Android
11 14 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (1.85%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.35%) Mac OS X
13 8 (1.35%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.01%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.84%) CentOS
16 4 (0.67%) AIX
16 4 (0.67%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.51%) Solaris
18 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (19.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 103 (17.37%) ITIL
3 70 (11.80%) Problem-Solving
4 58 (9.78%) Service Delivery
5 52 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (8.09%) Project Management
7 41 (6.91%) Project Delivery
8 38 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 34 (5.73%) Migration
10 32 (5.40%) Change Management
11 31 (5.23%) DevOps
11 31 (5.23%) Problem Management
11 31 (5.23%) Service Management
12 30 (5.06%) Mentoring
13 26 (4.38%) Presales
14 25 (4.22%) Change Control
14 25 (4.22%) Cybersecurity
15 23 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (3.54%) Customer Requirements
16 21 (3.54%) Multichannel Retail
Programming Languages
1 102 (17.20%) SQL
2 80 (13.49%) PowerShell
3 55 (9.27%) C#
4 29 (4.89%) JavaScript
5 21 (3.54%) T-SQL
6 20 (3.37%) Python
7 19 (3.20%) Java
8 18 (3.04%) Bash Shell
8 18 (3.04%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.18%) C++
10 6 (1.01%) C
10 6 (1.01%) Go
11 5 (0.84%) VB
12 3 (0.51%) ES6
12 3 (0.51%) PHP
12 3 (0.51%) PHP 7
12 3 (0.51%) Ruby
12 3 (0.51%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.51%) VBA
13 1 (0.17%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 72 (12.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (6.24%) MCSE
3 35 (5.90%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (5.06%) Degree
5 27 (4.55%) MCSA
6 21 (3.54%) CCNA
7 15 (2.53%) CCNP
8 10 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (1.69%) MCSD
8 10 (1.69%) OCP
8 10 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
8 10 (1.69%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.69%) Security Cleared
9 9 (1.52%) DBS Check
9 9 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.35%) AWS Certification
11 6 (1.01%) Master's Degree
11 6 (1.01%) MCP
12 5 (0.84%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.76%) SLA
2 15 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.85%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.01%) GDPR
5 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.34%) HL7
6 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.34%) PSD2
7 1 (0.17%) NCSC
System Software
1 307 (51.77%) Active Directory
2 118 (19.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (19.22%) Hyper-V
4 48 (8.09%) XenApp
5 25 (4.22%) Virtual Machines
5 25 (4.22%) vSphere
6 22 (3.71%) Docker
6 22 (3.71%) VMware ESXi
7 21 (3.54%) Terminal Services
8 20 (3.37%) Virtual Desktop
9 10 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
9 10 (1.69%) XenDesktop
10 9 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (1.52%) VirtualBox
11 7 (1.18%) Firmware
11 7 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.84%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 4 (0.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 100 (16.86%) SCCM
2 54 (9.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 26 (4.38%) Kubernetes
3 26 (4.38%) SCOM
4 22 (3.71%) Ansible
5 20 (3.37%) WSUS
6 19 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (3.04%) Puppet
8 17 (2.87%) SCVMM
9 11 (1.85%) Terraform
9 11 (1.85%) ZABBIX
10 10 (1.69%) Data Guard
10 10 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
11 9 (1.52%) NetBackup
12 7 (1.18%) AirWatch
13 4 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
14 3 (0.51%) Jamf Pro
14 3 (0.51%) Nagios
14 3 (0.51%) vCenter Server
15 2 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 326 (54.97%) Microsoft
2 204 (34.40%) VMware
3 127 (21.42%) Cisco
4 105 (17.71%) Citrix
5 49 (8.26%) HP
6 35 (5.90%) NetApp
6 35 (5.90%) Oracle
7 31 (5.23%) Google
8 27 (4.55%) Dell
9 26 (4.38%) EMC
10 25 (4.22%) Veeam
11 21 (3.54%) Apple
12 16 (2.70%) IBM
13 15 (2.53%) Avaya
14 14 (2.36%) Red Hat
14 14 (2.36%) SonicWALL
14 14 (2.36%) Zerto
15 12 (2.02%) Dell Compellent
15 12 (2.02%) EqualLogic
15 12 (2.02%) Mitel