Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 5 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 302 1,096 1,667
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 16.81% 15.97% 15.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.03% 58.96% 62.48%
Number of salaries quoted 325 868 1,311
Median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,358
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.24% -1.65%
10th Percentile £21,886 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £94,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +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 539 1,859 2,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.99% 27.10% 25.18%
Number of salaries quoted 455 1,323 1,957
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,591 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.67% -4.02% +5.56%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 October 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 22 October 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
Essex +7 94 £47,500 +47.99% 13
Hertfordshire +1 83 £40,000 +12.68% 27
Cambridgeshire -10 73 £40,000 - 38
Bedfordshire +12 27 £44,000 +10.00% 11
Suffolk +27 22 £90,000 +100.00% 3
Norfolk 0 8 £32,500 - 4
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 152 (50.33%) Microsoft
2 151 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 135 (44.70%) Office 365
4 122 (40.40%) Windows Server
5 117 (38.74%) Azure
6 81 (26.82%) VMware
7 71 (23.51%) Windows 10
8 64 (21.19%) Linux
9 56 (18.54%) Firewall
9 56 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
10 47 (15.56%) Hyper-V
11 46 (15.23%) ITIL
12 41 (13.58%) Microsoft Office
13 40 (13.25%) PowerShell
14 39 (12.91%) AWS
15 36 (11.92%) SCCM
15 36 (11.92%) .NET
16 35 (11.59%) MS Exchange
17 34 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
18 32 (10.60%) Migration
19 31 (10.26%) Finance
19 31 (10.26%) DNS
19 31 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
20 30 (9.93%) Windows 7
20 30 (9.93%) Windows Server 2008
20 30 (9.93%) Cisco
20 30 (9.93%) SQL
21 29 (9.60%) Citrix
22 27 (8.94%) SLA
22 27 (8.94%) DevOps

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 35 (11.59%) MS Exchange
2 26 (8.61%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.32%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.99%) Confluence
5 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.66%) IIS
6 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (13.58%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.98%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.32%) SAP Business One
3 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.33%) Q-Pulse
4 1 (0.33%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.33%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 135 (44.70%) Office 365
2 117 (38.74%) Azure
3 39 (12.91%) AWS
4 19 (6.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 19 (6.29%) SaaS
5 11 (3.64%) Mimecast
6 8 (2.65%) OneDrive
7 5 (1.66%) GCP
8 4 (1.32%) IaaS
9 3 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.99%) PaaS
9 3 (0.99%) Sumo Logic
10 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.66%) G Suite
10 2 (0.66%) Serverless
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.33%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.33%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 56 (18.54%) Firewall
2 31 (10.26%) DNS
3 26 (8.61%) TCP/IP
4 24 (7.95%) DHCP
5 20 (6.62%) VPN
6 19 (6.29%) Wireless
7 17 (5.63%) LAN
7 17 (5.63%) WAN
8 13 (4.30%) SAN
9 12 (3.97%) Skype
9 12 (3.97%) VoIP
10 11 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (2.98%) Internet
12 8 (2.65%) Network Security
12 8 (2.65%) VLAN
13 7 (2.32%) PBX
14 6 (1.99%) NetScaler
15 4 (1.32%) WLAN
16 2 (0.66%) iSCSI
16 2 (0.66%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.65%) MySQL
3 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.66%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.66%) Redis
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.33%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.33%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 8 (2.65%) JIRA
2 7 (2.32%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.66%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.32%) Redmine
5 2 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.66%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.66%) Postman
5 2 (0.66%) Selenium
5 2 (0.66%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (10.26%) Finance
2 13 (4.30%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.98%) Public Sector
4 8 (2.65%) Retail
5 6 (1.99%) Advertising
5 6 (1.99%) Electronics
5 6 (1.99%) Legal
5 6 (1.99%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.99%) Marketing
6 5 (1.66%) Local Government
7 4 (1.32%) Back Office
7 4 (1.32%) Banking
7 4 (1.32%) Housing Association
7 4 (1.32%) Law
8 2 (0.66%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Catalan Language
9 1 (0.33%) Military
9 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (15.23%) Analyst
2 43 (14.24%) Support Engineer
3 30 (9.93%) IT Support
4 27 (8.94%) 2nd Line Support
5 22 (7.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (7.28%) Support Analyst
6 21 (6.95%) Architect
7 17 (5.63%) Network Engineer
8 15 (4.97%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 14 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support
9 14 (4.64%) Developer
9 14 (4.64%) IT Manager
9 14 (4.64%) VMware Engineer
10 13 (4.30%) Administrator
10 13 (4.30%) Desktop Support
10 13 (4.30%) IT Engineer
10 13 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (3.97%) Security Engineer
12 11 (3.64%) 1st Line Support
12 11 (3.64%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.92%) .NET
2 11 (3.64%) ASP.NET
2 11 (3.64%) Web Services
3 7 (2.32%) AngularJS
4 6 (1.99%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (1.66%) CSS
5 5 (1.66%) HTML
6 4 (1.32%) .NET Core
6 4 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (1.32%) REST
6 4 (1.32%) RESTful
7 3 (0.99%) ADSI
7 3 (0.99%) Node.js
7 3 (0.99%) WPF
7 3 (0.99%) XML
8 2 (0.66%) COM
8 2 (0.66%) jQuery
8 2 (0.66%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (0.66%) Reactive Extensions
8 2 (0.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.62%) Public Cloud
2 11 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 9 (2.98%) Driving Licence
4 7 (2.32%) Life Science
4 7 (2.32%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (1.99%) Blog
5 6 (1.99%) Cloud Native
5 6 (1.99%) Replication
5 6 (1.99%) User Experience
6 5 (1.66%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.66%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.99%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.99%) Fat Client
7 3 (0.99%) Music Streaming
7 3 (0.99%) NHS
7 3 (0.99%) PKI
7 3 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 122 (40.40%) Windows Server
2 71 (23.51%) Windows 10
3 64 (21.19%) Linux
4 31 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (9.93%) Windows 7
5 30 (9.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (7.95%) Windows Server 2016
7 16 (5.30%) Android
8 13 (4.30%) Mac OS X
9 8 (2.65%) Mac OS
9 8 (2.65%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (1.99%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.99%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.99%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.99%) CentOS
12 2 (0.66%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (15.23%) ITIL
2 34 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (10.60%) Migration
4 27 (8.94%) DevOps
4 27 (8.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 24 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (5.96%) Project Delivery
7 17 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (5.30%) Service Management
9 15 (4.97%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (4.64%) IT Strategy
10 14 (4.64%) Patch Management
11 13 (4.30%) Capacity Management
11 13 (4.30%) Network Management
12 12 (3.97%) Infrastructure Management
12 12 (3.97%) Project Management
13 11 (3.64%) Service Delivery
13 11 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (3.64%) Web Development
14 10 (3.31%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (13.25%) PowerShell
2 30 (9.93%) SQL
3 24 (7.95%) C#
4 17 (5.63%) Bash Shell
5 16 (5.30%) Python
6 13 (4.30%) Java
7 9 (2.98%) C
7 9 (2.98%) C++
7 9 (2.98%) Delphi
8 6 (1.99%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.99%) VB
9 5 (1.66%) Perl
9 5 (1.66%) PHP
9 5 (1.66%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.32%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.32%) Ruby
10 4 (1.32%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.32%) VBScript
11 3 (0.99%) Apple Swift
11 3 (0.99%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 25 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (7.28%) Degree
3 9 (2.98%) MCSA
3 9 (2.98%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.65%) MCSE
4 8 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.32%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.99%) MCITP
7 5 (1.66%) A+ Certification
7 5 (1.66%) HNC
7 5 (1.66%) MCDST
7 5 (1.66%) MCP
8 4 (1.32%) CCNA
8 4 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.99%) CCSA
10 1 (0.33%) CEH
10 1 (0.33%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.33%) GCIA
10 1 (0.33%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.94%) SLA
2 7 (2.32%) QA
3 5 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.33%) DICOM
5 1 (0.33%) HL7
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 151 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 56 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (15.56%) Hyper-V
4 24 (7.95%) Docker
5 10 (3.31%) vSphere
6 8 (2.65%) Xen
7 7 (2.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (2.32%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.32%) XenApp
8 4 (1.32%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.99%) iptables
9 3 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.33%) Snort
10 1 (0.33%) vCloud
10 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 36 (11.92%) SCCM
2 20 (6.62%) Microsoft Intune
3 18 (5.96%) Terraform
4 15 (4.97%) WSUS
5 11 (3.64%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.66%) Ansible
7 2 (0.66%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.66%) Graylog
7 2 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.66%) SCOM
7 2 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.33%) Grafana
8 1 (0.33%) Graphite
8 1 (0.33%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 152 (50.33%) Microsoft
2 81 (26.82%) VMware
3 30 (9.93%) Cisco
4 29 (9.60%) Citrix
5 25 (8.28%) Sophos
6 11 (3.64%) SAP
7 9 (2.98%) Apple
8 8 (2.65%) Juniper
8 8 (2.65%) Veeam
9 7 (2.32%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.99%) Google
10 6 (1.99%) NetApp
10 6 (1.99%) SonicWALL
11 5 (1.66%) CheckPoint
11 5 (1.66%) HP
11 5 (1.66%) Meraki
12 4 (1.32%) New Relic
12 4 (1.32%) Oracle
13 3 (0.99%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.99%) Remedy