Period
to 25 February 2020

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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 7 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 917 1,434 1,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.35% 15.83% 15.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.17% 57.99% 55.60%
Number of salaries quoted 735 1,139 1,555
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.04%

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 1,499 2,473 3,455
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.09% 27.29% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,111 1,860 2,720
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,475 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -

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 February 2020.

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 February 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
Hertfordshire -1 361 £35,000 - 110
Cambridgeshire +8 316 £42,500 +13.33% 142
Essex -7 87 £36,250 +20.83% 54
Bedfordshire -8 83 £47,750 -2.05% 14
Suffolk +2 36 £53,750 +43.33% 19
Norfolk -5 35 £35,000 +4.48% 23
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 of England region with a requirement for Windows.

1 435 (47.44%) Active Directory
2 434 (47.33%) Microsoft
3 393 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 343 (37.40%) Office 365
5 285 (31.08%) VMware
6 258 (28.14%) Linux
7 247 (26.94%) Azure
8 172 (18.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 164 (17.88%) Windows 10
9 164 (17.88%) SQL Server
10 157 (17.12%) Hyper-V
11 149 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 146 (15.92%) Microsoft Office
12 146 (15.92%) MS Exchange
13 145 (15.81%) PowerShell
14 144 (15.70%) Firewall
14 144 (15.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 142 (15.49%) DNS
16 141 (15.38%) ITIL
17 133 (14.50%) SQL
18 125 (13.63%) Problem-Solving
19 123 (13.41%) AWS
20 122 (13.30%) Agile Software Development
21 119 (12.98%) DHCP
22 118 (12.87%) Degree
23 116 (12.65%) TCP/IP
24 109 (11.89%) Citrix
25 107 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
26 104 (11.34%) SCCM
27 94 (10.25%) Software Engineering

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
1 146 (15.92%) MS Exchange
2 87 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 73 (7.96%) SharePoint
4 44 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 36 (3.93%) Skype for Business
6 22 (2.40%) IIS
7 12 (1.31%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.87%) JBoss
9 7 (0.76%) Confluence
10 6 (0.65%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.55%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
12 4 (0.44%) Apache
12 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.22%) nginx
13 2 (0.22%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.22%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.11%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 146 (15.92%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.87%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (0.87%) SAP ERP
2 7 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.33%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.11%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 343 (37.40%) Office 365
2 247 (26.94%) Azure
3 123 (13.41%) AWS
4 30 (3.27%) OneDrive
5 22 (2.40%) GCP
6 21 (2.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 18 (1.96%) IaaS
8 13 (1.42%) PaaS
8 13 (1.42%) SaaS
9 9 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (0.98%) Mimecast
10 7 (0.76%) Power Platform
11 5 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.44%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 4 (0.44%) GitHub
12 4 (0.44%) Stackdriver
13 3 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.22%) Data Lake Analytics
14 2 (0.22%) Serverless
15 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 144 (15.70%) Firewall
2 142 (15.49%) DNS
3 119 (12.98%) DHCP
4 116 (12.65%) TCP/IP
5 68 (7.42%) LAN
6 57 (6.22%) WAN
7 56 (6.11%) Skype
8 53 (5.78%) VLAN
9 43 (4.69%) Internet
10 39 (4.25%) VoIP
11 35 (3.82%) SAN
11 35 (3.82%) VPN
12 33 (3.60%) Wireless
13 24 (2.62%) Wi-Fi
14 23 (2.51%) Remote Desktop
15 22 (2.40%) NetScaler
16 12 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
16 12 (1.31%) Network Security
17 10 (1.09%) NAS
18 6 (0.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (17.88%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.93%) MySQL
3 29 (3.16%) SQL Server 2016
4 24 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (2.18%) Big Data
5 20 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (1.42%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.31%) SQL Server 2017
9 11 (1.20%) NoSQL
10 10 (1.09%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.87%) Text Mining
12 7 (0.76%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (0.76%) Power BI
12 7 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 5 (0.55%) Oracle Discoverer
14 4 (0.44%) GIS
Development Applications
1 40 (4.36%) JIRA
2 36 (3.93%) Visual Studio
3 31 (3.38%) Git (software)
4 25 (2.73%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.09%) Selenium
5 10 (1.09%) TeamCity
5 10 (1.09%) TestRail
6 9 (0.98%) Subversion
6 9 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (0.76%) webpack
9 6 (0.65%) MSI
9 6 (0.65%) WebDriver
10 5 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.33%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.33%) LabVIEW
11 3 (0.33%) Redmine
12 2 (0.22%) Gradle
General
1 68 (7.42%) Finance
2 51 (5.56%) Retail
3 32 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 29 (3.16%) Manufacturing
5 25 (2.73%) Electronics
6 23 (2.51%) Automotive
7 22 (2.40%) Public Sector
8 19 (2.07%) Legal
9 15 (1.64%) Military
10 13 (1.42%) Marketing
11 9 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.65%) Law
13 4 (0.44%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.44%) Games
14 3 (0.33%) Advertising
14 3 (0.33%) Banking
14 3 (0.33%) French Language
15 2 (0.22%) German Language
15 2 (0.22%) Local Government
15 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 134 (14.61%) Analyst
2 125 (13.63%) IT Support
3 117 (12.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 111 (12.10%) Support Engineer
5 100 (10.91%) IT Engineer
6 72 (7.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 69 (7.52%) Software Engineer
8 64 (6.98%) Developer
9 61 (6.65%) IT Support Engineer
10 55 (6.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 47 (5.13%) Consultant
12 45 (4.91%) Support Analyst
13 43 (4.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 35 (3.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 35 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
15 32 (3.49%) Service Analyst
15 32 (3.49%) Service Desk Analyst
16 30 (3.27%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
17 29 (3.16%) Administrator
18 28 (3.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (10.14%) .NET
2 51 (5.56%) HTML
3 46 (5.02%) CSS
4 35 (3.82%) Web Services
5 28 (3.05%) AngularJS
5 28 (3.05%) ASP.NET
6 25 (2.73%) WSH
7 24 (2.62%) JSON
8 21 (2.29%) .NET Core
9 20 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (2.18%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (2.07%) .NET Framework
11 17 (1.85%) WPF
11 17 (1.85%) XML
12 16 (1.74%) Node.js
12 16 (1.74%) OpenGL
13 15 (1.64%) React
13 15 (1.64%) RESTful
14 14 (1.53%) LAMP
15 13 (1.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (6.76%) Data Centre
3 50 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 32 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (2.94%) Replication
5 27 (2.94%) User Experience
6 26 (2.84%) Clustering
7 25 (2.73%) Driving Licence
8 17 (1.85%) Virtual Team
9 15 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.53%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.31%) FMCG
11 12 (1.31%) iPad
12 11 (1.20%) Fat Client
12 11 (1.20%) Public Cloud
12 11 (1.20%) Thin Client
13 9 (0.98%) EMC VNX
13 9 (0.98%) PKI
13 9 (0.98%) Smartphone
13 9 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 393 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 258 (28.14%) Linux
3 164 (17.88%) Windows 10
4 149 (16.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 107 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 84 (9.16%) Windows 7
7 38 (4.14%) Mac OS
8 35 (3.82%) Android
9 31 (3.38%) Unix
10 29 (3.16%) Apple iOS
11 28 (3.05%) Mac OS X
11 28 (3.05%) Windows 8
12 16 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (1.31%) CentOS
14 11 (1.20%) AIX
15 10 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (0.98%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.87%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.55%) Fedora
19 2 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (15.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 141 (15.38%) ITIL
3 125 (13.63%) Problem-Solving
4 122 (13.30%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (10.25%) Software Engineering
6 68 (7.42%) DevOps
7 66 (7.20%) Computer Science
8 58 (6.32%) Information Security
9 54 (5.89%) Cybersecurity
9 54 (5.89%) Service Delivery
10 52 (5.67%) Incident Management
11 49 (5.34%) Disaster Recovery
11 49 (5.34%) Patch Management
12 45 (4.91%) TDD
13 43 (4.69%) Project Management
14 42 (4.58%) Service Management
15 40 (4.36%) Server Management
16 39 (4.25%) Scrum
17 38 (4.14%) Configuration Management
18 36 (3.93%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (15.81%) PowerShell
2 133 (14.50%) SQL
3 90 (9.81%) C#
3 90 (9.81%) Python
4 85 (9.27%) JavaScript
5 76 (8.29%) C++
6 65 (7.09%) C
7 61 (6.65%) Java
8 34 (3.71%) T-SQL
9 29 (3.16%) VBScript
10 26 (2.84%) PHP
11 25 (2.73%) Bash Shell
12 16 (1.74%) TypeScript
13 14 (1.53%) Ruby
14 13 (1.42%) Embedded C
14 13 (1.42%) Embedded C++
14 13 (1.42%) Perl
15 8 (0.87%) Objective-C
15 8 (0.87%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 118 (12.87%) Degree
2 59 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (4.80%) Computer Science Degree
4 38 (4.14%) Security Cleared
5 34 (3.71%) MCSE
6 32 (3.49%) MCSA
7 29 (3.16%) SC Cleared
8 19 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (1.96%) MCP
10 17 (1.85%) CCNA
11 15 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (1.31%) A+ Certification
12 12 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (1.20%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.87%) SSCP
15 7 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
15 7 (0.76%) GCIH
16 6 (0.65%) CISSP
16 6 (0.65%) Linux+ Certification
16 6 (0.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (8.40%) SLA
2 27 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (2.29%) Cyber Essentials
3 21 (2.29%) QA
4 15 (1.64%) PCI DSS
5 14 (1.53%) COBIT
6 11 (1.20%) GDPR
7 8 (0.87%) HIPAA
7 8 (0.87%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.11%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 435 (47.44%) Active Directory
2 172 (18.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 157 (17.12%) Hyper-V
4 64 (6.98%) XenApp
5 63 (6.87%) vSphere
6 39 (4.25%) Docker
7 26 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (1.09%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.55%) NFS
12 5 (0.55%) Samba
12 5 (0.55%) Snort
12 5 (0.55%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.55%) Xen
13 4 (0.44%) Firmware
13 4 (0.44%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.22%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 104 (11.34%) SCCM
2 41 (4.47%) Kubernetes
3 35 (3.82%) Ansible
4 24 (2.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 19 (2.07%) WSUS
6 18 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
6 18 (1.96%) SCOrch
7 17 (1.85%) Backup Exec
7 17 (1.85%) Puppet
8 16 (1.74%) Single Sign-On
9 15 (1.64%) vCenter Server
10 14 (1.53%) Nessus
11 11 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (1.09%) Nagios
12 10 (1.09%) SCOM
13 9 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
13 9 (0.98%) Terraform
14 8 (0.87%) ZABBIX
15 6 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 434 (47.33%) Microsoft
2 285 (31.08%) VMware
3 109 (11.89%) Citrix
4 60 (6.54%) Cisco
5 49 (5.34%) HP
6 42 (4.58%) Oracle
7 35 (3.82%) Veeam
8 27 (2.94%) Apple
9 26 (2.84%) Symantec
10 25 (2.73%) SAP
11 24 (2.62%) Google
12 22 (2.40%) EMC
12 22 (2.40%) Mitel
13 21 (2.29%) ServiceNow
14 20 (2.18%) CommVault
15 18 (1.96%) Dell
16 17 (1.85%) Ivanti
17 16 (1.74%) IBM
18 15 (1.64%) Red Hat
19 14 (1.53%) Qualys