Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 12 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1948 1869 2733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.88% 14.18% 17.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.80% 58.68% 65.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1666 1711 2248
East of England median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3102 3185 4148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.89% 24.16% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2575 2668 3350
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,750 £23,225
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%

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 21 October 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 6 months to 21 October 2017. 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 +3 785 £37,500 -2.60% 26
Cambridgeshire -2 588 £42,500 +11.84% 58
Essex 0 237 £35,000 -26.32% 11
Bedfordshire +14 168 £40,000 - 10
Norfolk +29 98 £40,000 +60.00% 5
Suffolk -7 75 £29,000 -18.31% 4
East Anglia - 1 £45,000 -
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 736 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 668 (34.29%) Windows Server
3 655 (33.62%) Active Directory
4 554 (28.44%) Linux
5 475 (24.38%) VMware
6 352 (18.07%) Degree
7 333 (17.09%) C++
8 323 (16.58%) MS Exchange
9 322 (16.53%) Office 365
10 320 (16.43%) Microsoft Office
11 317 (16.27%) C#
12 315 (16.17%) Software Engineering
13 305 (15.66%) SQL Server
14 304 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
15 300 (15.40%) Firewall
16 287 (14.73%) Cisco
17 285 (14.63%) SQL
18 273 (14.01%) Windows Server 2012
19 269 (13.81%) Windows Server 2008
19 269 (13.81%) Computer Science
20 266 (13.66%) Windows 7
21 262 (13.45%) Java
21 262 (13.45%) ITIL
22 259 (13.30%) Citrix
23 229 (11.76%) Windows 10
24 226 (11.60%) Agile Software Development
25 225 (11.55%) Hyper-V
26 215 (11.04%) .NET
27 208 (10.68%) TCP/IP
28 200 (10.27%) Python

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
1 323 (16.58%) MS Exchange
2 116 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 79 (4.06%) IIS
4 72 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 61 (3.13%) Skype for Business
6 57 (2.93%) SharePoint
7 39 (2.00%) Apache
8 36 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
9 35 (1.80%) CMS
10 25 (1.28%) Tomcat
11 20 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
12 18 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (0.92%) JBoss
13 17 (0.87%) NetWeaver
14 13 (0.67%) OpenStack
15 11 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
15 11 (0.56%) nginx
16 10 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 10 (0.51%) WebSphere
17 9 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 320 (16.43%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
4 12 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
6 5 (0.26%) XMetaL
7 4 (0.21%) EngageOne
8 3 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
8 3 (0.15%) Inkscape
8 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.15%) Simulink
9 2 (0.10%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.051%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 19 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.56%) SAP BPC
4 10 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.31%) assyst
5 6 (0.31%) Maximo
6 5 (0.26%) Sage 200
7 4 (0.21%) Exstream
7 4 (0.21%) SystmOne
8 3 (0.15%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.10%) Magento
9 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.10%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.051%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.051%) Orchard Housing
10 1 (0.051%) SAP S/4HANA
10 1 (0.051%) SDL Web 8
10 1 (0.051%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 322 (16.53%) Office 365
2 180 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 150 (7.70%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (2.16%) PaaS
5 41 (2.10%) IaaS
6 30 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (1.54%) SaaS
7 23 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 21 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 15 (0.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 14 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
12 10 (0.51%) Mimecast
13 9 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (0.46%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.46%) OneDrive
14 8 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
14 8 (0.41%) Route 53
15 7 (0.36%) GitHub
16 6 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 300 (15.40%) Firewall
2 208 (10.68%) TCP/IP
3 188 (9.65%) SAN
4 181 (9.29%) DNS
5 163 (8.37%) VPN
6 160 (8.21%) WAN
7 156 (8.01%) DHCP
8 152 (7.80%) LAN
9 92 (4.72%) VoIP
10 81 (4.16%) Wireless
11 71 (3.64%) Internet
12 67 (3.44%) VLAN
13 51 (2.62%) Skype
14 39 (2.00%) NAS
14 39 (2.00%) SSL
15 32 (1.64%) MPLS
15 32 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
16 30 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
17 26 (1.33%) PBX
18 25 (1.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 78 (4.00%) MySQL
3 61 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (2.26%) Relational Database
5 40 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (1.44%) RDBMS
8 28 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 26 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
10 23 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (1.13%) NoSQL
12 20 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
13 19 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
14 14 (0.72%) MongoDB
14 14 (0.72%) Oracle Database
14 14 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
15 12 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
15 12 (0.62%) Hadoop
16 11 (0.56%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 103 (5.29%) Visual Studio
2 69 (3.54%) Jenkins
3 61 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 55 (2.82%) Git (software)
5 32 (1.64%) Subversion
6 25 (1.28%) NUnit
6 25 (1.28%) TeamCity
7 24 (1.23%) JIRA
7 24 (1.23%) MSI
8 22 (1.13%) LabVIEW
9 21 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
10 18 (0.92%) Hudson
10 18 (0.92%) JUnit
11 14 (0.72%) Moq
11 14 (0.72%) MSTest
12 13 (0.67%) Eclipse
12 13 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
13 11 (0.56%) JConsole
13 11 (0.56%) VisualVM
14 9 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 178 (9.14%) Finance
2 83 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 78 (4.00%) Retail
4 54 (2.77%) Games
5 43 (2.21%) Advertising
6 37 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 33 (1.69%) Marketing
8 30 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 29 (1.49%) Electronics
10 24 (1.23%) Back Office
11 23 (1.18%) Aerospace
12 22 (1.13%) Military
13 21 (1.08%) Multimedia
14 20 (1.03%) Legal
15 15 (0.77%) Publishing
16 12 (0.62%) Banking
17 8 (0.41%) Automotive
17 8 (0.41%) Law
18 5 (0.26%) Dutch Language
18 5 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 356 (18.28%) Developer
2 281 (14.43%) Analyst
3 251 (12.89%) Support Engineer
4 234 (12.01%) Software Engineer
5 180 (9.24%) C++ Software Engineer
6 170 (8.73%) IT Support
7 151 (7.75%) Support Analyst
8 140 (7.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 138 (7.08%) C++ Developer
10 124 (6.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 116 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support
11 116 (5.95%) IT Engineer
12 112 (5.75%) Software Developer
13 106 (5.44%) Administrator
14 89 (4.57%) C++ Software Developer
15 87 (4.47%) .NET Developer
16 83 (4.26%) C# Developer
17 82 (4.21%) Desktop Support
18 78 (4.00%) Support Technician
19 77 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (11.04%) .NET
2 133 (6.83%) ASP.NET
3 119 (6.11%) HTML
4 108 (5.54%) Web Services
5 78 (4.00%) XML
6 70 (3.59%) CSS
7 52 (2.67%) jQuery
8 44 (2.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (2.26%) WCF
9 42 (2.16%) HTML5
9 42 (2.16%) WPF
10 40 (2.05%) AngularJS
11 37 (1.90%) WinForms
12 36 (1.85%) STL
13 35 (1.80%) Apache Axis
14 32 (1.64%) MFC
15 29 (1.49%) .NET Framework
16 26 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
16 26 (1.33%) POSIX
16 26 (1.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 269 (13.81%) Computer Science
2 131 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (4.11%) Data Centre
4 76 (3.90%) Algorithms
5 67 (3.44%) Management Information System
6 64 (3.29%) Driving Licence
7 43 (2.21%) Mobile App
8 38 (1.95%) Client/Server
9 37 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
10 36 (1.85%) 3D Printing
11 34 (1.75%) User Experience
12 30 (1.54%) iPhone
13 28 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
14 24 (1.23%) iPad
15 23 (1.18%) Data Structures
15 23 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 23 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
16 22 (1.13%) Blackberry
16 22 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
16 22 (1.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 668 (34.29%) Windows Server
2 554 (28.44%) Linux
3 273 (14.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 269 (13.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 266 (13.66%) Windows 7
6 229 (11.76%) Windows 10
7 138 (7.08%) Unix
8 115 (5.90%) Android
9 96 (4.93%) Windows 8
10 82 (4.21%) Apple iOS
11 73 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 51 (2.62%) Windows XP
13 45 (2.31%) Mac OS X
14 44 (2.26%) Mac OS
15 35 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 31 (1.59%) Windows Vista
17 24 (1.23%) CentOS
18 21 (1.08%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 17 (0.87%) Solaris
19 17 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (16.17%) Software Engineering
2 262 (13.45%) ITIL
3 226 (11.60%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (7.24%) SDLC
5 134 (6.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 125 (6.42%) Mathematics
7 117 (6.01%) Physics
8 104 (5.34%) Change Management
8 104 (5.34%) Multithreading
9 90 (4.62%) OO
10 89 (4.57%) DevOps
11 79 (4.06%) Continuous Integration
11 79 (4.06%) Scrum
12 70 (3.59%) MVC
13 67 (3.44%) Information Security
14 65 (3.34%) Mentoring
15 64 (3.29%) OOD
16 63 (3.23%) Problem Management
17 60 (3.08%) Migration
18 57 (2.93%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 333 (17.09%) C++
2 317 (16.27%) C#
3 285 (14.63%) SQL
4 262 (13.45%) Java
5 200 (10.27%) Python
6 192 (9.86%) PowerShell
7 157 (8.06%) C
8 124 (6.37%) JavaScript
9 61 (3.13%) Perl
10 43 (2.21%) PHP
11 42 (2.16%) Bash Shell
12 36 (1.85%) VBScript
13 31 (1.59%) Objective-C
14 30 (1.54%) Shell Script
15 27 (1.39%) MATLAB
16 26 (1.33%) T-SQL
17 24 (1.23%) VB
18 23 (1.18%) Embedded C++
19 19 (0.98%) VBA
20 15 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 352 (18.07%) Degree
2 200 (10.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 130 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 127 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 102 (5.24%) CCNA
6 94 (4.83%) MCSE
7 84 (4.31%) MCP
8 67 (3.44%) MCSA
9 53 (2.72%) Security Cleared
10 46 (2.36%) A+ Certification
10 46 (2.36%) CISSP
11 39 (2.00%) DV Cleared
12 37 (1.90%) MCITP
13 36 (1.85%) CISM
13 36 (1.85%) MCTS
13 36 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 30 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
15 27 (1.39%) SC Cleared
16 23 (1.18%) CCNP
17 22 (1.13%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (7.75%) SLA
2 77 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (2.10%) QA
4 37 (1.90%) PCI DSS
5 25 (1.28%) ISO 9001
6 24 (1.23%) GDPR
7 11 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 9 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 9 (0.46%) HL7
9 6 (0.31%) GAMP
9 6 (0.31%) GxP
10 4 (0.21%) COBIT
10 4 (0.21%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.10%) PMO
12 1 (0.051%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.051%) GMP
12 1 (0.051%) HIPAA
System Software
1 655 (33.62%) Active Directory
2 304 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 225 (11.55%) Hyper-V
4 71 (3.64%) vSphere
5 62 (3.18%) XenApp
6 44 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
7 38 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
8 37 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
9 35 (1.80%) Docker
10 27 (1.39%) Terminal Services
11 20 (1.03%) XenDesktop
12 18 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
13 15 (0.77%) Terminal Server
14 13 (0.67%) vCloud
15 8 (0.41%) VMware NSX
16 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 7 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
17 6 (0.31%) Firmware
17 6 (0.31%) Xen
17 6 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 82 (4.21%) SCCM
2 45 (2.31%) Puppet
3 35 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (1.54%) Backup Exec
5 24 (1.23%) WSUS
6 20 (1.03%) Ansible
7 19 (0.98%) SCOM
8 16 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
9 14 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
10 13 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
10 13 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 12 (0.62%) vCenter Server
12 8 (0.41%) Salt
12 8 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 7 (0.36%) ZABBIX
14 5 (0.26%) cPanel
14 5 (0.26%) EMC Navisphere
14 5 (0.26%) Munin
14 5 (0.26%) Plesk
14 5 (0.26%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 736 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 475 (24.38%) VMware
3 287 (14.73%) Cisco
4 259 (13.30%) Citrix
5 129 (6.62%) HP
6 108 (5.54%) Oracle
7 52 (2.67%) Apple
8 47 (2.41%) Veeam
9 43 (2.21%) NetApp
10 42 (2.16%) IBM
11 39 (2.00%) Dell
12 34 (1.75%) SAP
13 32 (1.64%) Symantec
14 30 (1.54%) Adobe
15 23 (1.18%) SonicWALL
16 20 (1.03%) EMC
16 20 (1.03%) Red Hat
16 20 (1.03%) Xerox
17 19 (0.98%) WatchGuard
18 18 (0.92%) Splunk