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 3 months to 30 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England / East of England
3 months to
30 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 11 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 873 981 1492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.49% 14.46% 18.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.88% 57.44% 70.05%
Number of salaries quoted 713 828 1143
Median salary £37,500 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% +1.36%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1458 1708 2130
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 24.20% 25.18% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1166 1441 1650
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,675 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 30 May 2017.

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 3 months to 30 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -2 272 £40,000 +3.89% 51
Hertfordshire -5 272 £37,500 -1.31% 56
Essex -4 166 £37,000 -12.94% 8
Bedfordshire +3 78 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Suffolk -5 52 £30,000 -7.69% 6
Norfolk +2 35 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Windows.

1 698 (38.84%) Microsoft
2 640 (35.61%) Windows Server
3 634 (35.28%) Active Directory
4 519 (28.88%) Linux
5 428 (23.82%) VMware
6 394 (21.93%) SQL Server
7 372 (20.70%) SQL
8 351 (19.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 315 (17.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 309 (17.20%) Degree
11 306 (17.03%) ITIL
12 297 (16.53%) Office 365
13 296 (16.47%) Windows 7
14 293 (16.30%) MS Exchange
15 285 (15.86%) Firewall
16 283 (15.75%) C#
17 270 (15.03%) VMware Infrastructure
18 264 (14.69%) .NET
19 253 (14.08%) Microsoft Office
20 225 (12.52%) Microsoft Certification
21 218 (12.13%) Citrix
22 216 (12.02%) Cisco
23 200 (11.13%) C++
24 199 (11.07%) DNS
25 198 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
26 191 (10.63%) Software Engineering
27 188 (10.46%) TCP/IP
28 187 (10.41%) Windows 10
29 181 (10.07%) Java
30 178 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 293 (16.30%) MS Exchange
2 150 (8.35%) IIS
3 100 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 85 (4.73%) Skype for Business
5 80 (4.45%) SharePoint
6 44 (2.45%) Apache
7 43 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
8 40 (2.23%) Tomcat
9 24 (1.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 23 (1.28%) OpenStack
11 22 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
12 19 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
13 18 (1.00%) NetWeaver
14 17 (0.95%) nginx
15 16 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
16 15 (0.83%) JBoss
17 13 (0.72%) ColdFusion
17 13 (0.72%) Confluence
17 13 (0.72%) GlassFish
18 12 (0.67%) CMS
Applications
1 253 (14.08%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
5 4 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.17%) Inkscape
7 1 (0.056%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.056%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.056%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.056%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 40 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.28%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.17%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.056%) assyst
7 1 (0.056%) Exchequer
7 1 (0.056%) Exstream
7 1 (0.056%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.056%) Magento
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.056%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.056%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.056%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 297 (16.53%) Office 365
2 178 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 129 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (1.73%) SaaS
6 28 (1.56%) PaaS
7 26 (1.45%) IaaS
8 22 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (0.67%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 7 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 7 (0.39%) GitHub
11 7 (0.39%) iTunes
11 7 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.28%) Mimecast
13 5 (0.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 285 (15.86%) Firewall
2 199 (11.07%) DNS
3 188 (10.46%) TCP/IP
4 170 (9.46%) DHCP
5 132 (7.35%) SAN
6 127 (7.07%) WAN
7 121 (6.73%) LAN
8 112 (6.23%) VPN
9 67 (3.73%) Internet
10 62 (3.45%) Wireless
11 60 (3.34%) VLAN
12 54 (3.01%) Skype
13 53 (2.95%) VoIP
14 44 (2.45%) Remote Desktop
15 31 (1.73%) NAS
16 29 (1.61%) Network Security
17 28 (1.56%) LDAP
18 27 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
19 23 (1.28%) MPLS
20 21 (1.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 394 (21.93%) SQL Server
2 71 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 65 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 59 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 47 (2.62%) MySQL
7 37 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
8 32 (1.78%) Relational Database
8 32 (1.78%) SQL Server 2014
9 31 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
10 27 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
10 27 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (1.34%) RDBMS
12 21 (1.17%) NoSQL
12 21 (1.17%) SQL Server 2016
13 16 (0.89%) Hadoop
14 15 (0.83%) MongoDB
15 11 (0.61%) MS Access
15 11 (0.61%) Oracle Database
15 11 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 75 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 54 (3.01%) Jenkins
3 42 (2.34%) Git (software)
4 36 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 35 (1.95%) JIRA
6 31 (1.73%) NUnit
7 23 (1.28%) LabVIEW
7 23 (1.28%) Moq
7 23 (1.28%) TeamCity
8 22 (1.22%) MSI
8 22 (1.22%) Rhino Mocks
8 22 (1.22%) Selenium
9 18 (1.00%) Subversion
9 18 (1.00%) Vagrant
10 14 (0.78%) Ant
11 13 (0.72%) Maven
12 12 (0.67%) MSTest
13 10 (0.56%) Gradle
13 10 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (0.50%) JUnit
General
1 161 (8.96%) Finance
2 75 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 42 (2.34%) Retail
4 36 (2.00%) Marketing
5 28 (1.56%) Banking
5 28 (1.56%) Legal
6 25 (1.39%) Advertising
7 20 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.00%) Electronics
9 17 (0.95%) Games
9 17 (0.95%) Law
10 14 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (0.67%) Aerospace
11 12 (0.67%) Publishing
12 11 (0.61%) Automotive
13 10 (0.56%) Back Office
14 7 (0.39%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
16 5 (0.28%) French Language
16 5 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 294 (16.36%) Developer
2 268 (14.91%) Analyst
3 243 (13.52%) Support Engineer
4 170 (9.46%) IT Support
5 148 (8.24%) Support Analyst
6 135 (7.51%) Administrator
7 131 (7.29%) Software Engineer
8 130 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 110 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 107 (5.95%) C# Developer
11 96 (5.34%) IT Engineer
12 93 (5.18%) C++ Software Engineer
13 88 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support
13 88 (4.90%) Windows Engineer
14 85 (4.73%) .NET Developer
15 80 (4.45%) Systems Administrator
16 77 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support
16 77 (4.28%) Software Developer
17 75 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
18 74 (4.12%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (14.69%) .NET
2 134 (7.46%) ASP.NET
3 112 (6.23%) Web Services
4 84 (4.67%) AngularJS
5 83 (4.62%) WCF
6 78 (4.34%) HTML
7 68 (3.78%) WPF
8 58 (3.23%) XML
9 49 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 47 (2.62%) CSS
11 46 (2.56%) WinForms
12 40 (2.23%) jQuery
13 39 (2.17%) .NET Framework
14 38 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
15 36 (2.00%) HTML5
16 33 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 30 (1.67%) SOAP
18 27 (1.50%) RabbitMQ
19 26 (1.45%) LAMP
19 26 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 149 (8.29%) Computer Science
2 96 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (4.45%) Data Centre
4 54 (3.01%) Driving Licence
5 51 (2.84%) Management Information System
6 45 (2.50%) Blackberry
7 43 (2.39%) Mobile App
8 40 (2.23%) iPad
9 39 (2.17%) Algorithms
10 36 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
11 27 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (1.50%) Replication
12 25 (1.39%) Clustering
13 24 (1.34%) iPhone
14 23 (1.28%) Fat Client
14 23 (1.28%) Thin Client
15 20 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
15 20 (1.11%) User Experience
16 18 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
17 16 (0.89%) 3D Printing
Operating Systems
1 640 (35.61%) Windows Server
2 519 (28.88%) Linux
3 351 (19.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 315 (17.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 296 (16.47%) Windows 7
6 187 (10.41%) Windows 10
7 127 (7.07%) Unix
8 116 (6.46%) Windows 8
9 98 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 95 (5.29%) Android
11 70 (3.90%) Apple iOS
12 62 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 41 (2.28%) Windows XP
14 32 (1.78%) Mac OS X
15 27 (1.50%) CentOS
16 23 (1.28%) Mac OS
17 22 (1.22%) Solaris
18 21 (1.17%) Windows Vista
19 13 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
20 12 (0.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (17.03%) ITIL
2 198 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (10.63%) Software Engineering
4 122 (6.79%) Mathematics
5 97 (5.40%) Configuration Management
6 94 (5.23%) MVC
7 86 (4.79%) Service Delivery
8 84 (4.67%) SDLC
9 81 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 81 (4.51%) Test Automation
10 79 (4.40%) Scrum
11 74 (4.12%) DevOps
12 73 (4.06%) OO
13 69 (3.84%) CRM
13 69 (3.84%) Problem Management
14 64 (3.56%) Physics
14 64 (3.56%) TDD
15 61 (3.39%) Change Management
16 53 (2.95%) Migration
17 52 (2.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 372 (20.70%) SQL
2 283 (15.75%) C#
3 200 (11.13%) C++
4 181 (10.07%) Java
5 174 (9.68%) PowerShell
6 141 (7.85%) Python
7 103 (5.73%) JavaScript
7 103 (5.73%) Perl
8 77 (4.28%) C
9 66 (3.67%) Bash Shell
10 59 (3.28%) T-SQL
11 52 (2.89%) VBScript
12 42 (2.34%) Shell Script
12 42 (2.34%) VB
13 36 (2.00%) VB.NET
14 32 (1.78%) PHP
14 32 (1.78%) Ruby
15 15 (0.83%) TypeScript
16 9 (0.50%) MATLAB
17 7 (0.39%) Lua
Qualifications
1 309 (17.20%) Degree
2 225 (12.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 118 (6.57%) MCSE
4 107 (5.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 107 (5.95%) MCP
5 89 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
6 80 (4.45%) MCSA
7 76 (4.23%) CCNA
8 64 (3.56%) Security Cleared
9 43 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 41 (2.28%) SC Cleared
11 38 (2.11%) MCITP
12 36 (2.00%) MCTS
13 30 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
14 28 (1.56%) A+ Certification
15 26 (1.45%) CCNP
16 24 (1.34%) PhD
17 18 (1.00%) Network+ Certification
18 14 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
19 13 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (7.40%) SLA
2 40 (2.23%) QA
3 31 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.61%) HL7
5 11 (0.61%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.56%) GDPR
7 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 14000
9 1 (0.056%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.056%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.056%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.056%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.056%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 634 (35.28%) Active Directory
2 270 (15.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 172 (9.57%) Hyper-V
4 68 (3.78%) vSphere
5 53 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
6 52 (2.89%) XenApp
7 42 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
8 30 (1.67%) Docker
9 25 (1.39%) XenDesktop
10 23 (1.28%) Terminal Services
11 22 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 22 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
12 17 (0.95%) KVM
13 14 (0.78%) vCloud
14 10 (0.56%) Terminal Server
15 8 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
15 8 (0.45%) iptables
16 6 (0.33%) pfSense
17 5 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
17 5 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 139 (7.74%) SCCM
2 70 (3.90%) Puppet
3 59 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
4 54 (3.01%) SCOM
5 31 (1.73%) Backup Exec
6 16 (0.89%) Ansible
7 13 (0.72%) Packer
7 13 (0.72%) WSUS
8 11 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
8 11 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
9 9 (0.50%) BladeLogic
9 9 (0.50%) Terraform
10 8 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.45%) NetBackup
10 8 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.45%) vCenter Server
10 8 (0.45%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.39%) AirWatch
11 7 (0.39%) Nagios
11 7 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 698 (38.84%) Microsoft
2 428 (23.82%) VMware
3 218 (12.13%) Citrix
4 216 (12.02%) Cisco
5 140 (7.79%) Oracle
6 99 (5.51%) HP
7 64 (3.56%) Red Hat
8 59 (3.28%) Apple
9 53 (2.95%) Veeam
10 35 (1.95%) SAP
11 32 (1.78%) CheckPoint
11 32 (1.78%) NetApp
12 29 (1.61%) Symantec
13 28 (1.56%) IBM
14 27 (1.50%) Dell
14 27 (1.50%) Juniper
15 26 (1.45%) F5
16 18 (1.00%) Blue Coat
16 18 (1.00%) Google
16 18 (1.00%) SonicWALL
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