Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East of England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 13 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,932 1,790 2,229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.48% 14.78% 15.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.31% 60.58% 61.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,541 1,546 1,994
East of England median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,500 £22,575
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 3,493 2,955 3,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.99% 24.41% 25.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2,580 2,349 2,960
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,100 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +6 742 £39,500 +5.33% 75
Cambridgeshire +1 680 £42,000 +5.00% 96
Essex -1 222 £38,500 -3.75% 54
Bedfordshire +5 146 £35,000 - 25
Norfolk +13 74 £33,000 -22.35% 20
Suffolk -2 73 £45,000 +44.00% 17
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 727 (37.63%) Microsoft
2 680 (35.20%) Windows Server
3 619 (32.04%) Active Directory
4 593 (30.69%) Linux
5 514 (26.60%) VMware
6 383 (19.82%) ITIL
7 325 (16.82%) SQL
8 319 (16.51%) SQL Server
9 301 (15.58%) Microsoft Office
10 296 (15.32%) Windows 7
11 276 (14.29%) Office 365
11 276 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 272 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 270 (13.98%) Citrix
14 268 (13.87%) PowerShell
15 265 (13.72%) C#
16 262 (13.56%) DNS
17 260 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
18 259 (13.41%) Microsoft Azure
19 240 (12.42%) Windows Server 2008
20 239 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
20 239 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
21 232 (12.01%) Windows 10
22 230 (11.90%) Software Engineering
23 228 (11.80%) Python
24 227 (11.75%) Degree
25 220 (11.39%) C++
25 220 (11.39%) Firewall
26 217 (11.23%) Hyper-V
27 212 (10.97%) SLA

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
1 197 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 67 (3.47%) OpenStack
3 61 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (3.16%) SharePoint
4 55 (2.85%) IIS
5 52 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 45 (2.33%) Skype for Business
7 39 (2.02%) Apache
8 36 (1.86%) Confluence
9 27 (1.40%) Tomcat
10 25 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
11 20 (1.04%) WebLogic
12 15 (0.78%) JBoss
13 14 (0.72%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.52%) nginx
15 9 (0.47%) GlassFish
16 8 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 7 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
17 7 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
18 5 (0.26%) CMS
Applications
1 301 (15.58%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
4 15 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.31%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.21%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.21%) Weka
9 1 (0.052%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.052%) Maya
9 1 (0.052%) Simulink
9 1 (0.052%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 17 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.52%) Documaker
4 5 (0.26%) ResourceLink
5 4 (0.21%) assyst
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.10%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.052%) Cerner Millennium
8 1 (0.052%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.052%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.052%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.052%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 276 (14.29%) Office 365
2 259 (13.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 188 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (2.17%) IaaS
5 35 (1.81%) SaaS
6 34 (1.76%) GitHub
7 22 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 20 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (0.93%) PaaS
10 11 (0.57%) Mimecast
11 10 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
12 9 (0.47%) G Suite
12 9 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.26%) Yammer
14 4 (0.21%) Serverless
15 2 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 2 (0.10%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 262 (13.56%) DNS
2 220 (11.39%) Firewall
3 206 (10.66%) TCP/IP
4 146 (7.56%) DHCP
5 133 (6.88%) SAN
6 124 (6.42%) VPN
7 107 (5.54%) WAN
8 89 (4.61%) LAN
9 71 (3.67%) Internet
10 53 (2.74%) VoIP
11 50 (2.59%) VLAN
12 45 (2.33%) Network Security
13 36 (1.86%) Remote Desktop
14 34 (1.76%) Skype
15 33 (1.71%) NAS
15 33 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
16 25 (1.29%) NetScaler
17 23 (1.19%) Ethernet
17 23 (1.19%) SMTP
17 23 (1.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (16.51%) SQL Server
2 65 (3.36%) Oracle Database
3 62 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (2.23%) MySQL
5 30 (1.55%) SQL Server 2016
6 27 (1.40%) NoSQL
7 26 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
10 21 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (1.04%) Relational Database
12 19 (0.98%) GIS
13 16 (0.83%) MongoDB
13 16 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
14 15 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
15 13 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
15 13 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
17 11 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 70 (3.62%) Git (software)
2 64 (3.31%) JIRA
3 60 (3.11%) Visual Studio
4 57 (2.95%) Jenkins
5 34 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (1.09%) Selenium
7 20 (1.04%) ReSharper
8 19 (0.98%) TeamCity
9 15 (0.78%) Subversion
10 14 (0.72%) MSI
11 11 (0.57%) JUnit
11 11 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (0.52%) Gerrit
13 9 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (0.41%) ClearCase
14 8 (0.41%) ClearQuest
14 8 (0.41%) Eclipse
14 8 (0.41%) PROIV
14 8 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 205 (10.61%) Finance
2 76 (3.93%) Retail
3 59 (3.05%) Marketing
4 37 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 30 (1.55%) Advertising
6 28 (1.45%) Electronics
7 26 (1.35%) Banking
7 26 (1.35%) Games
8 25 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 18 (0.93%) Aerospace
10 16 (0.83%) Billing
11 14 (0.72%) Automotive
12 12 (0.62%) Legal
13 10 (0.52%) German Language
14 8 (0.41%) French Language
15 5 (0.26%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.16%) Local Government
18 2 (0.10%) Dutch Language
19 1 (0.052%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 288 (14.91%) Analyst
2 257 (13.30%) Developer
3 249 (12.89%) Support Engineer
4 180 (9.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 161 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 144 (7.45%) Desktop Support
7 137 (7.09%) IT Support
8 124 (6.42%) 2nd Line Support
9 123 (6.37%) Support Analyst
10 102 (5.28%) C++ Software Engineer
10 102 (5.28%) Windows Engineer
11 92 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
12 82 (4.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 82 (4.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 81 (4.19%) C# Developer
14 78 (4.04%) IT Engineer
15 76 (3.93%) Software Developer
16 75 (3.88%) Administrator
17 71 (3.67%) Service Analyst
18 64 (3.31%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (10.14%) .NET
2 133 (6.88%) HTML
3 91 (4.71%) CSS
4 83 (4.30%) ASP.NET
5 80 (4.14%) XML
6 76 (3.93%) WPF
7 69 (3.57%) Web Services
8 58 (3.00%) .NET Framework
9 57 (2.95%) AngularJS
10 55 (2.85%) WinForms
11 49 (2.54%) Middleware
12 33 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (1.40%) jQuery
13 27 (1.40%) JSON
13 27 (1.40%) MFC
14 26 (1.35%) HTML5
15 24 (1.24%) RESTful
15 24 (1.24%) WCF
16 23 (1.19%) EDI
16 23 (1.19%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 191 (9.89%) Data Centre
2 185 (9.58%) Computer Science
3 126 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 111 (5.75%) Management Information System
5 77 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
6 58 (3.00%) Public Cloud
7 46 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
8 45 (2.33%) Driving Licence
9 41 (2.12%) Algorithms
10 39 (2.02%) Replication
11 32 (1.66%) Embedded Systems
12 31 (1.60%) Fat Client
12 31 (1.60%) Thin Client
13 23 (1.19%) Life Science
14 22 (1.14%) Blackberry
15 19 (0.98%) Mobile App
15 19 (0.98%) NHS
16 18 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
16 18 (0.93%) User Experience
17 16 (0.83%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 680 (35.20%) Windows Server
2 593 (30.69%) Linux
3 296 (15.32%) Windows 7
4 276 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 240 (12.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 232 (12.01%) Windows 10
7 186 (9.63%) Unix
8 103 (5.33%) Windows 8
9 67 (3.47%) Mac OS X
10 51 (2.64%) Android
11 49 (2.54%) Apple iOS
12 46 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 38 (1.97%) Windows XP
14 31 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 25 (1.29%) CentOS
16 20 (1.04%) Mac OS
17 18 (0.93%) Solaris
18 16 (0.83%) HPUX
19 11 (0.57%) Windows Vista
20 10 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (19.82%) ITIL
2 260 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
3 239 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
4 230 (11.90%) Software Engineering
5 175 (9.06%) DevOps
6 112 (5.80%) Mathematics
7 108 (5.59%) Configuration Management
8 94 (4.87%) Service Delivery
9 89 (4.61%) E-Commerce
10 86 (4.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 86 (4.45%) Service Management
11 84 (4.35%) Multithreading
11 84 (4.35%) Test Automation
12 83 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
13 78 (4.04%) Scrum
13 78 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
14 74 (3.83%) Problem Management
15 73 (3.78%) SDLC
16 72 (3.73%) Disaster Recovery
17 69 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 325 (16.82%) SQL
2 268 (13.87%) PowerShell
3 265 (13.72%) C#
4 228 (11.80%) Python
5 220 (11.39%) C++
6 192 (9.94%) JavaScript
7 183 (9.47%) Java
8 130 (6.73%) C
9 93 (4.81%) Bash Shell
10 58 (3.00%) PHP
11 55 (2.85%) Ruby
12 54 (2.80%) T-SQL
13 51 (2.64%) VB.NET
14 32 (1.66%) Perl
15 25 (1.29%) Embedded C++
16 23 (1.19%) VBA
17 22 (1.14%) Embedded C
18 20 (1.04%) VB
19 19 (0.98%) Shell Script
20 18 (0.93%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 239 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 227 (11.75%) Degree
3 139 (7.19%) MCSE
4 74 (3.83%) MCITP
5 73 (3.78%) MCP
6 70 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
7 68 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
7 68 (3.52%) Security Cleared
8 59 (3.05%) MCSA
9 52 (2.69%) CCNA
10 47 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 45 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
12 40 (2.07%) SC Cleared
13 33 (1.71%) CCNP
14 29 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 28 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
16 26 (1.35%) CISSP
17 21 (1.09%) DV Cleared
18 20 (1.04%) SANS
19 19 (0.98%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (10.97%) SLA
2 33 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (1.55%) QA
4 18 (0.93%) GDPR
5 16 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.67%) PMO
7 5 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.26%) GCP
8 4 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.10%) ISO 13485
9 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.052%) COBIT
10 1 (0.052%) COSO
System Software
1 619 (32.04%) Active Directory
2 272 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 217 (11.23%) Hyper-V
4 104 (5.38%) VMware ESXi
5 83 (4.30%) vSphere
6 70 (3.62%) XenApp
7 47 (2.43%) Virtual Servers
8 41 (2.12%) XenDesktop
9 31 (1.60%) Virtual Desktop
10 30 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
11 28 (1.45%) XenServer
12 27 (1.40%) Terminal Services
13 23 (1.19%) Docker
13 23 (1.19%) Firmware
14 21 (1.09%) VMware NSX
15 17 (0.88%) VirtualBox
16 14 (0.72%) Xen
17 13 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
18 11 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
19 10 (0.52%) Samba
Systems Management
1 113 (5.85%) SCCM
2 91 (4.71%) Ansible
3 88 (4.55%) Puppet
4 65 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
5 59 (3.05%) vCenter Server
6 41 (2.12%) vRealize
7 35 (1.81%) SCOM
8 29 (1.50%) Backup Exec
9 26 (1.35%) WSUS
10 22 (1.14%) Terraform
11 15 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
11 15 (0.78%) NetBackup
11 15 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
12 12 (0.62%) cPanel
12 12 (0.62%) Plesk
13 11 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
13 11 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 10 (0.52%) Nagios
14 10 (0.52%) Rancher
14 10 (0.52%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 727 (37.63%) Microsoft
2 514 (26.60%) VMware
3 270 (13.98%) Citrix
4 152 (7.87%) Cisco
5 133 (6.88%) HP
6 106 (5.49%) Oracle
7 61 (3.16%) Red Hat
8 55 (2.85%) Splunk
8 55 (2.85%) Veeam
9 54 (2.80%) WorldPay
10 46 (2.38%) Apple
11 45 (2.33%) ServiceNow
12 44 (2.28%) Symantec
13 42 (2.17%) IBM
14 40 (2.07%) AppDynamics
14 40 (2.07%) BMC
15 36 (1.86%) NetApp
16 35 (1.81%) F5
17 31 (1.60%) Intel
18 30 (1.55%) Sophos