Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 9 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,671 1,938 1,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.68% 16.71% 14.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.17% 62.68% 58.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,231 1,660 1,710
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% -2.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £60,000
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 of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,688 3,092 3,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.22% 26.66% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,954 2,567 2,664
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in the East of England

Windows
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in the East of England.

Salary trend for Windows in the East of England

Windows
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in the East of England

Windows
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the East of England region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
Hertfordshire +1 702 £37,500 - 91
Cambridgeshire +1 488 £42,000 -1.18% 113
Essex +3 207 £32,500 -7.14% 41
Bedfordshire -1 162 £35,500 -11.25% 19
Suffolk +1 65 £36,750 +26.72% 16
Norfolk -5 56 £32,605 -15.86% 14
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 of England region with a requirement for Windows.

1 752 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 674 (40.34%) Active Directory
3 612 (36.62%) Windows Server
4 451 (26.99%) VMware
5 428 (25.61%) Office 365
6 408 (24.42%) Linux
7 341 (20.41%) Windows 7
8 316 (18.91%) Microsoft Office
9 307 (18.37%) ITIL
10 305 (18.25%) SQL
11 299 (17.89%) Windows 10
12 274 (16.40%) Microsoft Azure
13 269 (16.10%) SQL Server
14 249 (14.90%) Firewall
15 246 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
16 242 (14.48%) DNS
17 236 (14.12%) Citrix
18 234 (14.00%) PowerShell
19 230 (13.76%) Windows Server 2012
20 222 (13.29%) TCP/IP
21 218 (13.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 213 (12.75%) MS Exchange
22 213 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
23 209 (12.51%) Problem-Solving
24 207 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
25 206 (12.33%) C#
26 205 (12.27%) Hyper-V
27 186 (11.13%) Microsoft Certification
28 185 (11.07%) Finance
29 176 (10.53%) Degree

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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
1 213 (12.75%) MS Exchange
2 63 (3.77%) IIS
3 58 (3.47%) SharePoint
4 50 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 50 (2.99%) Skype for Business
5 41 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (1.86%) WebLogic
6 31 (1.86%) WebSphere
7 30 (1.80%) OpenStack
8 22 (1.32%) Confluence
8 22 (1.32%) JBoss
9 20 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 18 (1.08%) Apache
11 16 (0.96%) IBM Notes
12 15 (0.90%) Tomcat
13 13 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (0.78%) GlassFish
13 13 (0.78%) MQSeries
14 12 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 316 (18.91%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
4 14 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.30%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.18%) Windchill
9 1 (0.060%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.42%) Documaker
4 6 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.30%) CiviCRM
6 4 (0.24%) C-CURE
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.18%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.12%) Carpe Diem
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.12%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.060%) Maximo
9 1 (0.060%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.060%) Sage CRM
9 1 (0.060%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 428 (25.61%) Office 365
2 274 (16.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 157 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (2.69%) SaaS
5 43 (2.57%) IaaS
6 30 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 30 (1.80%) GitHub
7 23 (1.38%) Mimecast
7 23 (1.38%) PaaS
8 22 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 20 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (0.78%) G Suite
12 10 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
13 8 (0.48%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.36%) OneDrive
14 6 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
16 4 (0.24%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 249 (14.90%) Firewall
2 242 (14.48%) DNS
3 222 (13.29%) TCP/IP
4 162 (9.69%) DHCP
5 146 (8.74%) VPN
6 118 (7.06%) SAN
7 112 (6.70%) LAN
8 107 (6.40%) WAN
9 81 (4.85%) Internet
10 65 (3.89%) Network Security
11 64 (3.83%) Wireless
12 62 (3.71%) VLAN
13 55 (3.29%) VoIP
14 41 (2.45%) SSL
15 40 (2.39%) Skype
16 35 (2.09%) Ethernet
17 33 (1.97%) Remote Desktop
18 29 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
19 27 (1.62%) HTTP
20 26 (1.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (16.10%) SQL Server
2 73 (4.37%) MySQL
3 32 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 31 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (1.62%) Relational Database
6 25 (1.50%) SQL Server 2016
7 22 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
8 17 (1.02%) MongoDB
9 16 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (0.90%) Big Data
10 15 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (0.78%) NoSQL
13 12 (0.72%) MariaDB
13 12 (0.72%) RDBMS
14 11 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
15 10 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 73 (4.37%) Visual Studio
2 61 (3.65%) JIRA
3 34 (2.03%) Git (software)
4 33 (1.97%) Jenkins
5 24 (1.44%) Selenium
6 20 (1.20%) Subversion
7 18 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (1.08%) TeamCity
8 15 (0.90%) ReSharper
9 14 (0.84%) Bitbucket
10 12 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (0.60%) JUnit
11 10 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
11 10 (0.60%) SoapUI
12 9 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (0.54%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.48%) LabVIEW
13 8 (0.48%) Maven
14 7 (0.42%) Gerrit
14 7 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 185 (11.07%) Finance
2 114 (6.82%) Retail
3 37 (2.21%) Telecoms
4 34 (2.03%) Electronics
5 30 (1.80%) Games
5 30 (1.80%) Marketing
6 29 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 28 (1.68%) Aerospace
8 22 (1.32%) Automotive
9 20 (1.20%) Banking
10 19 (1.14%) French Language
11 15 (0.90%) German Language
12 14 (0.84%) Advertising
13 11 (0.66%) Legal
14 10 (0.60%) Local Government
14 10 (0.60%) Swedish Language
15 9 (0.54%) Back Office
16 6 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.30%) Law
17 5 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 275 (16.46%) Analyst
2 259 (15.50%) Support Engineer
3 180 (10.77%) Developer
4 153 (9.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 152 (9.10%) IT Support
6 141 (8.44%) Desktop Support
7 137 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support
8 113 (6.76%) Support Analyst
9 96 (5.75%) IT Engineer
10 88 (5.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 80 (4.79%) Windows Engineer
12 79 (4.73%) C# Developer
13 77 (4.61%) Administrator
13 77 (4.61%) Software Engineer
14 76 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
15 72 (4.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 69 (4.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 69 (4.13%) IT Support Engineer
17 67 (4.01%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 66 (3.95%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (10.35%) .NET
2 88 (5.27%) HTML
3 82 (4.91%) Web Services
4 68 (4.07%) CSS
5 54 (3.23%) XML
6 51 (3.05%) .NET Framework
7 50 (2.99%) ASP.NET
8 46 (2.75%) WPF
9 39 (2.33%) AngularJS
10 32 (1.92%) WinForms
11 28 (1.68%) Java EE
11 28 (1.68%) SOAP
12 19 (1.14%) Flash
12 19 (1.14%) HTML5
12 19 (1.14%) JSON
12 19 (1.14%) Middleware
12 19 (1.14%) REST
13 18 (1.08%) Hibernate
13 18 (1.08%) LAMP
13 18 (1.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 151 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
2 139 (8.32%) Data Centre
3 115 (6.88%) Management Information System
4 108 (6.46%) Self-Motivation
5 74 (4.43%) Computer Science
6 56 (3.35%) Driving Licence
7 41 (2.45%) Replication
8 33 (1.97%) Public Cloud
9 32 (1.92%) Client/Server
10 29 (1.74%) Blackberry
11 28 (1.68%) iPhone
12 24 (1.44%) NHS
13 23 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
13 23 (1.38%) Security Operations Centre
14 18 (1.08%) Smartphone
15 17 (1.02%) Algorithms
16 16 (0.96%) Clustering
16 16 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
16 16 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
17 15 (0.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 612 (36.62%) Windows Server
2 408 (24.42%) Linux
3 341 (20.41%) Windows 7
4 299 (17.89%) Windows 10
5 230 (13.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 207 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 167 (9.99%) Unix
8 82 (4.91%) Windows 8
9 69 (4.13%) Mac OS X
10 68 (4.07%) Apple iOS
11 61 (3.65%) Android
12 54 (3.23%) Windows XP
13 53 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 36 (2.15%) CentOS
15 31 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 27 (1.62%) Ubuntu
17 16 (0.96%) Windows Vista
18 13 (0.78%) AIX
19 12 (0.72%) Mac OS
20 11 (0.66%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (18.37%) ITIL
2 218 (13.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 213 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
4 209 (12.51%) Problem-Solving
5 157 (9.40%) Software Engineering
6 97 (5.80%) Cybersecurity
7 89 (5.33%) Change Management
7 89 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 85 (5.09%) Mentoring
9 75 (4.49%) Service Management
10 73 (4.37%) Service Delivery
11 71 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
12 69 (4.13%) SIEM
13 68 (4.07%) Test Automation
14 66 (3.95%) Migration
15 64 (3.83%) Incident Management
16 62 (3.71%) Multithreading
17 60 (3.59%) Scrum
17 60 (3.59%) Time Management
18 59 (3.53%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 305 (18.25%) SQL
2 234 (14.00%) PowerShell
3 206 (12.33%) C#
4 138 (8.26%) Python
5 135 (8.08%) C++
6 132 (7.90%) JavaScript
7 115 (6.88%) Java
8 78 (4.67%) Bash Shell
9 59 (3.53%) C
10 46 (2.75%) T-SQL
11 45 (2.69%) PHP
12 28 (1.68%) Perl
12 28 (1.68%) VB
13 27 (1.62%) VB.NET
14 26 (1.56%) Shell Script
15 23 (1.38%) TypeScript
15 23 (1.38%) VBScript
16 19 (1.14%) Ruby
17 17 (1.02%) Delphi
18 15 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 186 (11.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 176 (10.53%) Degree
3 104 (6.22%) MCSE
4 90 (5.39%) CISSP
5 77 (4.61%) MCP
6 76 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
7 74 (4.43%) MCSA
8 71 (4.25%) CCNA
9 70 (4.19%) CISM
10 66 (3.95%) GIAC
11 65 (3.89%) CompTIA Security+
12 61 (3.65%) SANS
12 61 (3.65%) SSCP
13 51 (3.05%) Security Cleared
14 46 (2.75%) CISA
15 44 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 43 (2.57%) CSSLP
17 42 (2.51%) Network+ Certification
18 41 (2.45%) MCITP
19 36 (2.15%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (10.05%) SLA
2 46 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (2.27%) PCI DSS
4 28 (1.68%) GDPR
5 21 (1.26%) QA
6 16 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials
7 14 (0.84%) ISO 22301
8 11 (0.66%) PMO
9 10 (0.60%) COBIT
10 3 (0.18%) BS7799
10 3 (0.18%) WAI
11 2 (0.12%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.060%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 1 (0.060%) GAMP
12 1 (0.060%) GMP
12 1 (0.060%) GxP
12 1 (0.060%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 674 (40.34%) Active Directory
2 246 (14.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 205 (12.27%) Hyper-V
4 106 (6.34%) vSphere
5 75 (4.49%) XenApp
6 70 (4.19%) VMware ESXi
7 48 (2.87%) XenDesktop
8 40 (2.39%) Docker
9 39 (2.33%) Terminal Services
10 28 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
11 23 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
12 21 (1.26%) XenServer
13 18 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
13 18 (1.08%) VirtualBox
14 15 (0.90%) BitLocker
15 13 (0.78%) Samba
16 12 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
17 11 (0.66%) Xen
18 8 (0.48%) DFS Replication
18 8 (0.48%) NFS
Systems Management
1 117 (7.00%) SCCM
2 71 (4.25%) Puppet
3 50 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (2.87%) Backup Exec
5 44 (2.63%) SCOM
6 39 (2.33%) Ansible
7 23 (1.38%) vRealize
8 21 (1.26%) Kubernetes
8 21 (1.26%) vCenter Server
9 18 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
10 17 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 16 (0.96%) FortiGate
11 16 (0.96%) NetBackup
12 15 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
12 15 (0.90%) Nagios
13 12 (0.72%) SCVMM
13 12 (0.72%) WSUS
14 10 (0.60%) Terraform
14 10 (0.60%) vRealize Orchestrator
15 9 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 752 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 451 (26.99%) VMware
3 236 (14.12%) Citrix
4 141 (8.44%) Cisco
5 120 (7.18%) Oracle
6 102 (6.10%) HP
7 90 (5.39%) Sophos
7 90 (5.39%) Symantec
8 72 (4.31%) Apple
9 64 (3.83%) Veeam
10 52 (3.11%) IBM
11 42 (2.51%) Dell
12 41 (2.45%) EMC
13 40 (2.39%) NetApp
14 32 (1.92%) Avaya
14 32 (1.92%) Remedy
15 31 (1.86%) ServiceNow
16 30 (1.80%) Red Hat
17 26 (1.56%) Intel
17 26 (1.56%) Splunk