Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 11 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,779 1,849 1,969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.58% 15.47% 14.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.78% 62.01% 59.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,345 1,573 1,848
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,765
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.27% +0.71%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,950 £22,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
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 2,976 2,982 3,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.07% 24.95% 24.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,119 2,425 2,816
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +2 673 £40,000 +6.67% 76
Cambridgeshire +3 573 £42,500 +3.66% 117
Essex +5 238 £35,000 -6.04% 32
Bedfordshire +2 156 £35,000 -12.50% 20
Suffolk 0 78 £37,500 +25.00% 10
Norfolk -1 69 £33,000 -22.35% 20
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 786 (44.18%) Microsoft
2 647 (36.37%) Active Directory
3 614 (34.51%) Windows Server
4 484 (27.21%) Linux
5 480 (26.98%) VMware
6 380 (21.36%) Office 365
7 337 (18.94%) ITIL
8 328 (18.44%) SQL
9 322 (18.10%) Windows 7
10 302 (16.98%) SQL Server
11 300 (16.86%) Microsoft Office
12 285 (16.02%) Microsoft Azure
13 279 (15.68%) Windows 10
14 268 (15.06%) VMware Infrastructure
15 266 (14.95%) PowerShell
16 265 (14.90%) Citrix
17 250 (14.05%) DNS
18 248 (13.94%) Agile Software Development
18 248 (13.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 243 (13.66%) Firewall
20 239 (13.43%) C#
21 231 (12.98%) Windows Server 2012
22 224 (12.59%) TCP/IP
23 218 (12.25%) Windows Server 2008
24 217 (12.20%) Hyper-V
24 217 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
25 212 (11.92%) MS Exchange
26 206 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
27 202 (11.35%) Unix
28 199 (11.19%) Finance

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
1 212 (11.92%) MS Exchange
2 64 (3.60%) IIS
3 60 (3.37%) SharePoint
4 46 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 41 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 38 (2.14%) OpenStack
6 38 (2.14%) Skype for Business
7 30 (1.69%) Confluence
8 29 (1.63%) WebLogic
9 28 (1.57%) Apache
10 22 (1.24%) WebSphere
11 18 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
12 17 (0.96%) Tomcat
13 14 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
14 11 (0.62%) IBM Notes
15 8 (0.45%) JBoss
16 7 (0.39%) nginx
16 7 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
17 6 (0.34%) Apache Pig
18 4 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 300 (16.86%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.28%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.17%) Windchill
9 1 (0.056%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.056%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 18 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.67%) Documaker
4 4 (0.22%) assyst
4 4 (0.22%) C-CURE
4 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.17%) CiviCRM
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.17%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.11%) Carpe Diem
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.056%) Maximo
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.056%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 380 (21.36%) Office 365
2 285 (16.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 198 (11.13%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (2.42%) GitHub
5 38 (2.14%) IaaS
6 30 (1.69%) SaaS
7 24 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 19 (1.07%) Mimecast
9 16 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (0.79%) G Suite
10 14 (0.79%) PaaS
11 13 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
13 9 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
14 8 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (0.34%) Serverless
16 4 (0.22%) OneDrive
17 3 (0.17%) Amazon S3
17 3 (0.17%) CloudFront
18 2 (0.11%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 250 (14.05%) DNS
2 243 (13.66%) Firewall
3 224 (12.59%) TCP/IP
4 145 (8.15%) DHCP
5 140 (7.87%) SAN
6 125 (7.03%) VPN
7 110 (6.18%) WAN
8 97 (5.45%) LAN
9 83 (4.67%) Internet
10 61 (3.43%) Network Security
11 51 (2.87%) VoIP
12 43 (2.42%) VLAN
13 42 (2.36%) SSL
14 40 (2.25%) Remote Desktop
15 38 (2.14%) Wireless
16 36 (2.02%) NAS
17 33 (1.85%) Skype
18 30 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
19 24 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
19 24 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 56 (3.15%) MySQL
3 50 (2.81%) Oracle Database
4 47 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 36 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
6 29 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
7 24 (1.35%) Relational Database
8 20 (1.12%) MongoDB
9 19 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (1.01%) NoSQL
10 18 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
11 17 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
12 16 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (0.79%) Big Data
14 12 (0.67%) RDBMS
14 12 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 78 (4.38%) Visual Studio
2 72 (4.05%) JIRA
3 51 (2.87%) Jenkins
4 48 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 32 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (1.46%) Selenium
7 21 (1.18%) ReSharper
7 21 (1.18%) TeamCity
8 20 (1.12%) Subversion
9 13 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
10 12 (0.67%) Gerrit
10 12 (0.67%) LabVIEW
11 10 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (0.56%) Bitbucket
11 10 (0.56%) JUnit
11 10 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (0.45%) Eclipse
12 8 (0.45%) SoapUI
13 7 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
14 6 (0.34%) CodeSonar
General
1 199 (11.19%) Finance
2 113 (6.35%) Retail
3 41 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 35 (1.97%) Marketing
5 34 (1.91%) Games
5 34 (1.91%) Manufacturing
6 31 (1.74%) Electronics
7 29 (1.63%) Aerospace
8 27 (1.52%) Advertising
9 25 (1.41%) Automotive
9 25 (1.41%) Banking
10 14 (0.79%) Legal
11 12 (0.67%) French Language
12 11 (0.62%) German Language
13 5 (0.28%) Back Office
13 5 (0.28%) Law
13 5 (0.28%) Local Government
13 5 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.22%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 297 (16.69%) Analyst
2 238 (13.38%) Support Engineer
3 222 (12.48%) Developer
4 164 (9.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 139 (7.81%) Desktop Support
6 130 (7.31%) IT Support
7 129 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 116 (6.52%) Software Engineer
9 110 (6.18%) Support Analyst
10 95 (5.34%) C# Developer
11 86 (4.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 81 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
13 75 (4.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 73 (4.10%) IT Engineer
15 72 (4.05%) Administrator
16 70 (3.93%) C++ Software Engineer
17 68 (3.82%) Windows Engineer
18 65 (3.65%) Consultant
19 64 (3.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
20 61 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (10.51%) .NET
2 97 (5.45%) HTML
3 75 (4.22%) Web Services
4 67 (3.77%) XML
5 65 (3.65%) CSS
6 64 (3.60%) .NET Framework
7 59 (3.32%) WPF
8 52 (2.92%) Middleware
9 51 (2.87%) ASP.NET
10 46 (2.59%) AngularJS
10 46 (2.59%) WinForms
11 29 (1.63%) SOAP
12 27 (1.52%) HTML5
12 27 (1.52%) X-Windows
13 26 (1.46%) JSON
14 23 (1.29%) Flash
15 22 (1.24%) MFC
16 19 (1.07%) jQuery
16 19 (1.07%) REST
16 19 (1.07%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 163 (9.16%) Data Centre
2 134 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 103 (5.79%) Computer Science
4 94 (5.28%) Self-Motivation
5 93 (5.23%) Management Information System
6 66 (3.71%) Driving Licence
7 49 (2.75%) Public Cloud
8 44 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
9 41 (2.30%) Replication
10 29 (1.63%) Security Operations Centre
11 28 (1.57%) NHS
12 26 (1.46%) Algorithms
13 25 (1.41%) iPhone
14 24 (1.35%) Blackberry
15 21 (1.18%) Client/Server
16 20 (1.12%) iPad
17 18 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
18 17 (0.96%) Clustering
19 16 (0.90%) Data Structures
20 14 (0.79%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 614 (34.51%) Windows Server
2 484 (27.21%) Linux
3 322 (18.10%) Windows 7
4 279 (15.68%) Windows 10
5 231 (12.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 218 (12.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 202 (11.35%) Unix
8 91 (5.12%) Windows 8
9 82 (4.61%) Mac OS X
10 59 (3.32%) Windows XP
11 57 (3.20%) Android
12 52 (2.92%) Apple iOS
13 48 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
14 39 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 34 (1.91%) CentOS
16 15 (0.84%) Windows Vista
17 14 (0.79%) HPUX
18 13 (0.73%) AIX
18 13 (0.73%) Solaris
18 13 (0.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (18.94%) ITIL
2 248 (13.94%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (13.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 206 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
4 181 (10.17%) Software Engineering
5 110 (6.18%) DevOps
6 104 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 91 (5.12%) Mentoring
8 88 (4.95%) Cybersecurity
9 85 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
9 85 (4.78%) Test Automation
10 84 (4.72%) Configuration Management
11 83 (4.67%) Service Delivery
12 74 (4.16%) Multithreading
13 73 (4.10%) Service Management
14 71 (3.99%) Mathematics
15 70 (3.93%) SIEM
16 69 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
16 69 (3.88%) Scrum
17 67 (3.77%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 328 (18.44%) SQL
2 266 (14.95%) PowerShell
3 239 (13.43%) C#
4 190 (10.68%) Python
5 167 (9.39%) C++
6 157 (8.83%) JavaScript
7 126 (7.08%) Java
8 96 (5.40%) Bash Shell
9 83 (4.67%) C
10 57 (3.20%) PHP
11 52 (2.92%) T-SQL
12 43 (2.42%) Ruby
13 36 (2.02%) VB
14 33 (1.85%) VB.NET
15 25 (1.41%) Perl
16 23 (1.29%) Delphi
17 18 (1.01%) VBScript
18 17 (0.96%) Shell Script
19 14 (0.79%) VBA
20 12 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 217 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 192 (10.79%) Degree
3 129 (7.25%) MCSE
4 91 (5.12%) Cisco Certification
5 89 (5.00%) CISSP
6 85 (4.78%) CCNA
7 74 (4.16%) MCP
8 71 (3.99%) GIAC
8 71 (3.99%) MCSA
9 67 (3.77%) CISM
10 63 (3.54%) SANS
10 63 (3.54%) SSCP
11 62 (3.49%) CompTIA Security+
12 60 (3.37%) Security Cleared
13 57 (3.20%) MCITP
14 53 (2.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 47 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
15 47 (2.64%) CSSLP
16 46 (2.59%) CISA
17 42 (2.36%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (11.02%) SLA
2 33 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (1.80%) QA
4 22 (1.24%) GDPR
5 18 (1.01%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials
7 16 (0.90%) PMO
8 8 (0.45%) ISO 22301
9 6 (0.34%) COBIT
10 4 (0.22%) GCP
11 3 (0.17%) BS7799
12 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.056%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 647 (36.37%) Active Directory
2 268 (15.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 217 (12.20%) Hyper-V
4 127 (7.14%) vSphere
5 94 (5.28%) VMware ESXi
6 81 (4.55%) XenApp
7 46 (2.59%) Virtual Servers
8 45 (2.53%) Terminal Services
9 39 (2.19%) Docker
9 39 (2.19%) XenDesktop
10 29 (1.63%) Virtual Desktop
11 28 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
12 27 (1.52%) XenServer
13 21 (1.18%) VirtualBox
14 18 (1.01%) Samba
15 13 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
16 11 (0.62%) BitLocker
16 11 (0.62%) Firmware
17 10 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
18 8 (0.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 106 (5.96%) SCCM
2 80 (4.50%) Puppet
3 75 (4.22%) Ansible
4 54 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (2.42%) vCenter Server
6 41 (2.30%) Backup Exec
7 40 (2.25%) vRealize
8 34 (1.91%) SCOM
9 26 (1.46%) NetBackup
10 20 (1.12%) Terraform
11 19 (1.07%) Kubernetes
11 19 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
12 18 (1.01%) Nagios
12 18 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 18 (1.01%) WSUS
13 14 (0.79%) FortiGate
13 14 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
14 13 (0.73%) EnCase
15 12 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
15 12 (0.67%) Rancher
Vendors
1 786 (44.18%) Microsoft
2 480 (26.98%) VMware
3 265 (14.90%) Citrix
4 185 (10.40%) Cisco
5 120 (6.75%) HP
6 111 (6.24%) Oracle
7 91 (5.12%) Symantec
8 90 (5.06%) Sophos
9 61 (3.43%) Veeam
10 60 (3.37%) Apple
11 55 (3.09%) Splunk
12 53 (2.98%) IBM
13 49 (2.75%) WorldPay
14 46 (2.59%) ServiceNow
15 44 (2.47%) EMC
15 44 (2.47%) Red Hat
16 42 (2.36%) NetApp
17 40 (2.25%) AppDynamics
17 40 (2.25%) BMC
18 34 (1.91%) Dell