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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
England / East of England
Rank 12 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -6 0  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 884 1193 1403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.65% 16.21% 18.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.97% 63.76% 68.37%
Number of salaries quoted 717 992 1158
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,001 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -1.36% +1.38%  

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 1450 1871 2052
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 24.03% 25.42% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1137 1506 1692
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% -11.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 26 March 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 26 March 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 -1 289 £40,000 +6.66% 56
Hertfordshire -7 284 £37,500 +7.14% 40
Essex -4 146 £40,000 +20.30% 12
Bedfordshire -3 84 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Suffolk +3 57 £30,000 +7.14% 6
Norfolk -11 37 £37,500 +25.00% 13
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 683 (37.40%) Microsoft
2 659 (36.09%) Windows Server
3 578 (31.65%) Linux
4 577 (31.60%) Active Directory
5 406 (22.23%) SQL Server
6 395 (21.63%) SQL
7 388 (21.25%) VMware
8 359 (19.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 314 (17.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 311 (17.03%) MS Excel
11 300 (16.43%) ITIL
11 300 (16.43%) Degree
12 292 (15.99%) .NET
13 291 (15.94%) MS Exchange
14 286 (15.66%) Windows 7
15 278 (15.22%) C#
16 268 (14.68%) VMware Infrastructure
17 262 (14.35%) Firewall
18 239 (13.09%) Office 365
19 224 (12.27%) MS Office
20 202 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
21 201 (11.01%) Cisco
22 199 (10.90%) Java
23 196 (10.73%) DNS
24 190 (10.41%) Microsoft Certification
25 183 (10.02%) C++
26 182 (9.97%) TCP/IP
27 178 (9.75%) Microsoft Azure
28 174 (9.53%) Citrix
28 174 (9.53%) Software Engineering

Windows
Top Related 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
1 291 (15.94%) MS Exchange
2 154 (8.43%) IIS
3 109 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 101 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 76 (4.16%) Skype for Business
6 66 (3.61%) Apache
7 59 (3.23%) Tomcat
8 49 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 25 (1.37%) JBoss
10 24 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
11 22 (1.20%) Confluence
11 22 (1.20%) WebLogic
12 21 (1.15%) GlassFish
13 18 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 17 (0.93%) OpenStack
14 17 (0.93%) WebSphere
15 15 (0.82%) nginx
16 13 (0.71%) ColdFusion
16 13 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 13 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 311 (17.03%) MS Excel
2 224 (12.27%) MS Office
3 16 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.11%) InDesign
7 2 (0.11%) MS Project
8 1 (0.055%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.055%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.055%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.055%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.055%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 41 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.38%) Sage 200
4 6 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.22%) Sage 50
6 4 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.11%) assyst
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.11%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.055%) Exchequer
9 1 (0.055%) Exstream
9 1 (0.055%) GoldMine
9 1 (0.055%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.055%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.055%) Pegasus Opera
9 1 (0.055%) Sage 1000
9 1 (0.055%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 239 (13.09%) Office 365
2 178 (9.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 128 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (1.64%) SaaS
5 27 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.99%) Amazon S3
6 18 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
6 18 (0.99%) PaaS
6 18 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 16 (0.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 13 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 13 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (0.60%) IaaS
10 10 (0.55%) iTunes
11 8 (0.44%) Mimecast
12 6 (0.33%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 262 (14.35%) Firewall
2 196 (10.73%) DNS
3 182 (9.97%) TCP/IP
4 147 (8.05%) DHCP
5 123 (6.74%) WAN
6 116 (6.35%) LAN
7 114 (6.24%) SAN
8 100 (5.48%) VPN
9 69 (3.78%) Internet
10 52 (2.85%) Remote Desktop
11 50 (2.74%) Wireless
12 42 (2.30%) VoIP
13 41 (2.25%) HTTP
14 39 (2.14%) VLAN
15 37 (2.03%) Network Security
16 35 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
17 34 (1.86%) LDAP
18 30 (1.64%) Skype
19 24 (1.31%) iSCSI
19 24 (1.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 406 (22.23%) SQL Server
2 73 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 55 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
3 55 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 50 (2.74%) MySQL
5 49 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
6 46 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 39 (2.14%) SQL Server 2014
8 32 (1.75%) Relational Database
9 25 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
10 23 (1.26%) RDBMS
11 20 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (0.71%) MS Access
14 12 (0.66%) Oracle Database
15 8 (0.44%) NoSQL
15 8 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
16 7 (0.38%) ActiveReports
16 7 (0.38%) MongoDB
16 7 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 63 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 54 (2.96%) Visual Studio
3 38 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 38 (2.08%) JIRA
4 37 (2.03%) Subversion
5 30 (1.64%) Moq
6 29 (1.59%) Ant
6 29 (1.59%) NUnit
7 27 (1.48%) Maven
8 26 (1.42%) Selenium
9 25 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (1.15%) Hudson
11 20 (1.10%) Gradle
12 19 (1.04%) JUnit
12 19 (1.04%) Vagrant
13 18 (0.99%) LabVIEW
13 18 (0.99%) TeamCity
14 17 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
14 17 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
15 15 (0.82%) MSTest
General
1 171 (9.36%) Finance
2 70 (3.83%) Telecoms
3 50 (2.74%) Retail
4 37 (2.03%) Banking
5 34 (1.86%) Marketing
6 32 (1.75%) Electronics
7 30 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.15%) Legal
9 20 (1.10%) Advertising
10 19 (1.04%) Automotive
11 16 (0.88%) Publishing
12 11 (0.60%) Aerospace
12 11 (0.60%) Back Office
12 11 (0.60%) Law
13 10 (0.55%) Games
14 9 (0.49%) French Language
15 8 (0.44%) German Language
15 8 (0.44%) Italian Language
15 8 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 313 (17.14%) Analyst
1 313 (17.14%) Developer
2 215 (11.77%) Support Engineer
3 157 (8.60%) Support Analyst
4 142 (7.78%) IT Support
5 137 (7.50%) Administrator
6 120 (6.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 109 (5.97%) C# Developer
8 103 (5.64%) Software Engineer
9 101 (5.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 96 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
11 85 (4.65%) Applications Support
12 83 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
13 82 (4.49%) IT Engineer
14 78 (4.27%) .NET Developer
14 78 (4.27%) 2nd Line Support
15 77 (4.22%) Software Developer
16 71 (3.89%) Senior Developer
17 67 (3.67%) Systems Engineer
18 65 (3.56%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (15.99%) .NET
2 153 (8.38%) Web Services
3 124 (6.79%) HTML
4 121 (6.63%) ASP.NET
5 85 (4.65%) AngularJS
6 80 (4.38%) WCF
6 80 (4.38%) XML
7 75 (4.11%) CSS
8 67 (3.67%) WPF
9 64 (3.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 63 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 63 (3.45%) jQuery
11 59 (3.23%) .NET Framework
12 55 (3.01%) HTML5
13 40 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 40 (2.19%) WinForms
14 39 (2.14%) Middleware
15 33 (1.81%) J2EE
16 31 (1.70%) SOAP
17 30 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 149 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 122 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (5.42%) Data Centre
4 54 (2.96%) Driving Licence
5 53 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 41 (2.25%) Blackberry
7 37 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
8 33 (1.81%) Algorithms
8 33 (1.81%) iPad
8 33 (1.81%) Mobile App
9 31 (1.70%) Fat Client
9 31 (1.70%) Thin Client
10 30 (1.64%) Clustering
11 26 (1.42%) Replication
12 19 (1.04%) NHS
13 16 (0.88%) Private Cloud
14 15 (0.82%) Smartphone
14 15 (0.82%) User Experience
15 14 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
16 13 (0.71%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 659 (36.09%) Windows Server
2 578 (31.65%) Linux
3 359 (19.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 314 (17.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 286 (15.66%) Windows 7
6 144 (7.89%) Unix
7 140 (7.67%) Windows 10
8 116 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 107 (5.86%) Windows 8
10 86 (4.71%) Android
11 79 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 58 (3.18%) Apple iOS
13 36 (1.97%) Windows XP
14 35 (1.92%) Mac OS X
15 34 (1.86%) CentOS
16 20 (1.10%) Windows Vista
17 15 (0.82%) Solaris
17 15 (0.82%) Ubuntu
17 15 (0.82%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 12 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (16.43%) ITIL
2 202 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (9.53%) Software Engineering
4 129 (7.06%) Configuration Management
5 112 (6.13%) Mathematics
6 109 (5.97%) MVC
7 98 (5.37%) SDLC
8 91 (4.98%) Service Delivery
9 82 (4.49%) Scrum
10 79 (4.33%) Change Management
11 75 (4.11%) Problem Management
12 72 (3.94%) TDD
13 70 (3.83%) OO
14 69 (3.78%) CRM
14 69 (3.78%) Incident Management
15 66 (3.61%) DevOps
16 62 (3.40%) Disaster Recovery
17 58 (3.18%) Workflow
18 57 (3.12%) Mentoring
19 52 (2.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 395 (21.63%) SQL
2 278 (15.22%) C#
3 199 (10.90%) Java
4 183 (10.02%) C++
5 169 (9.26%) PowerShell
6 152 (8.32%) Python
7 134 (7.34%) JavaScript
8 100 (5.48%) Perl
9 90 (4.93%) C
10 68 (3.72%) Bash Shell
11 67 (3.67%) T-SQL
12 61 (3.34%) VBScript
13 48 (2.63%) VB
14 46 (2.52%) Shell Script
15 36 (1.97%) PHP
16 33 (1.81%) VB.NET
17 31 (1.70%) Ruby
18 10 (0.55%) Lua
19 9 (0.49%) TypeScript
19 9 (0.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 300 (16.43%) Degree
2 190 (10.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 111 (6.08%) MCSE
4 78 (4.27%) MCP
5 75 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
6 63 (3.45%) Security Cleared
7 60 (3.29%) CCNA
7 60 (3.29%) MCSA
8 48 (2.63%) MCITP
9 42 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 41 (2.25%) SC Cleared
11 34 (1.86%) PhD
12 31 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
13 24 (1.31%) CCNP
14 23 (1.26%) MCTS
15 18 (0.99%) A+ Certification
16 15 (0.82%) Network+ Certification
17 14 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
18 13 (0.71%) CEH
18 13 (0.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (6.52%) SLA
2 37 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (1.81%) QA
4 7 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.16%) HL7
7 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 14000
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.055%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.055%) ISO13485
System Software
1 577 (31.60%) Active Directory
2 268 (14.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 149 (8.16%) Hyper-V
4 79 (4.33%) vSphere
5 46 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
6 42 (2.30%) XenApp
7 38 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
8 32 (1.75%) VMware ESX
9 29 (1.59%) XenDesktop
10 27 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
11 25 (1.37%) Terminal Services
12 18 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (0.88%) KVM
14 15 (0.82%) Docker
15 12 (0.66%) vCloud
16 9 (0.49%) iptables
17 8 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
18 7 (0.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 7 (0.38%) Samba
19 6 (0.33%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 168 (9.20%) SCCM
2 70 (3.83%) SCOM
3 60 (3.29%) Puppet
4 50 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (0.99%) Backup Exec
6 15 (0.82%) Ansible
6 15 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 14 (0.77%) Packer
8 13 (0.71%) Nagios
9 10 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (0.55%) WSUS
10 9 (0.49%) NetBackup
11 8 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 7 (0.38%) Terraform
13 6 (0.33%) Nessus
13 6 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 6 (0.33%) vRealize
14 5 (0.27%) BladeLogic
14 5 (0.27%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 683 (37.40%) Microsoft
2 388 (21.25%) VMware
3 201 (11.01%) Cisco
4 174 (9.53%) Citrix
5 141 (7.72%) Oracle
6 81 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 77 (4.22%) HP
8 50 (2.74%) IBM
9 43 (2.35%) CheckPoint
10 42 (2.30%) NetApp
11 41 (2.25%) Apple
12 36 (1.97%) Veeam
13 34 (1.86%) EMC
14 31 (1.70%) F5
15 28 (1.53%) Dell
15 28 (1.53%) Juniper
16 27 (1.48%) SAP
16 27 (1.48%) Symantec
17 22 (1.20%) Blue Coat
18 20 (1.10%) Sophos
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