Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 11 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1845 1951 2779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.49% 14.57% 17.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.85% 58.89% 67.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1573 1837 2229
East of England median annual salary £38,750 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.97% +1.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,250 £22,450
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £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 2983 3313 4128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 25.04% 24.74% 26.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2429 2804 3269
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,375
% change year-on-year - +1.41% +4.41%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 -1 653 £37,500 +1.35% 36
Cambridgeshire -2 588 £40,250 +3.21% 54
Essex -6 254 £38,750 -13.89% 10
Bedfordshire +4 160 £39,375 -1.56% 14
Norfolk +18 103 £42,500 +68.32% 11
Suffolk -4 93 £30,000 -13.67% 6
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 679 (36.80%) Microsoft
2 622 (33.71%) Active Directory
2 622 (33.71%) Windows Server
3 525 (28.46%) Linux
4 447 (24.23%) VMware
5 336 (18.21%) SQL Server
6 331 (17.94%) SQL
6 331 (17.94%) Degree
7 330 (17.89%) C#
8 319 (17.29%) Office 365
9 309 (16.75%) Firewall
10 293 (15.88%) MS Exchange
11 291 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
12 288 (15.61%) C++
13 284 (15.39%) ITIL
14 273 (14.80%) Windows Server 2012
15 270 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
15 270 (14.63%) Software Engineering
16 256 (13.88%) Windows Server 2008
17 255 (13.82%) Cisco
18 251 (13.60%) .NET
19 233 (12.63%) Java
19 233 (12.63%) Citrix
19 233 (12.63%) Windows 7
20 222 (12.03%) Computer Science
21 221 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
22 210 (11.38%) Hyper-V
23 202 (10.95%) Windows 10
24 200 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
25 193 (10.46%) TCP/IP

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
1 293 (15.88%) MS Exchange
2 119 (6.45%) IIS
3 105 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 62 (3.36%) Skype for Business
5 56 (3.04%) SharePoint
6 45 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 40 (2.17%) Apache
8 39 (2.11%) Tomcat
9 28 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 27 (1.46%) CMS
11 26 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
12 23 (1.25%) NetWeaver
13 21 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 17 (0.92%) JBoss
15 16 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
16 15 (0.81%) nginx
17 14 (0.76%) OpenStack
18 11 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
19 9 (0.49%) WebLogic
20 8 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 270 (14.63%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.27%) XMetaL
6 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.16%) Inkscape
7 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.16%) Simulink
7 3 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.11%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.054%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 24 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (0.54%) SAP BPC
3 8 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.33%) Maximo
5 5 (0.27%) assyst
5 5 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.22%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.16%) Sage 50
7 3 (0.16%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.11%) Magento
8 2 (0.11%) SystmOne
9 1 (0.054%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.054%) Exchequer
9 1 (0.054%) Exstream
9 1 (0.054%) Orchard Housing
9 1 (0.054%) Sage 1000
9 1 (0.054%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.054%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.054%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 319 (17.29%) Office 365
2 181 (9.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 168 (9.11%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (2.11%) PaaS
5 37 (2.01%) IaaS
6 28 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (1.46%) SaaS
8 26 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
9 22 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 19 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 16 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 12 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
13 10 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (0.54%) Amazon S3
14 8 (0.43%) OneDrive
14 8 (0.43%) Route 53
15 7 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
16 6 (0.33%) GitHub
17 5 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
17 5 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 309 (16.75%) Firewall
2 193 (10.46%) TCP/IP
3 184 (9.97%) DNS
4 172 (9.32%) SAN
5 167 (9.05%) DHCP
6 140 (7.59%) VPN
7 139 (7.53%) WAN
8 125 (6.78%) LAN
9 75 (4.07%) VoIP
10 69 (3.74%) VLAN
11 66 (3.58%) Wireless
12 62 (3.36%) Internet
13 51 (2.76%) Skype
14 40 (2.17%) NAS
15 34 (1.84%) MPLS
15 34 (1.84%) Remote Desktop
16 31 (1.68%) Network Security
17 29 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
18 27 (1.46%) PBX
18 27 (1.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 336 (18.21%) SQL Server
2 63 (3.41%) MySQL
3 57 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 47 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 33 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
8 32 (1.73%) Relational Database
9 30 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 29 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
11 24 (1.30%) RDBMS
12 21 (1.14%) NoSQL
13 20 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
14 19 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
15 17 (0.92%) Hadoop
16 16 (0.87%) Oracle Database
17 14 (0.76%) MongoDB
17 14 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
18 10 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 104 (5.64%) Visual Studio
2 75 (4.07%) Jenkins
3 58 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 52 (2.82%) Git (software)
5 37 (2.01%) NUnit
6 29 (1.57%) LabVIEW
7 28 (1.52%) TeamCity
8 27 (1.46%) MSI
8 27 (1.46%) Subversion
9 25 (1.36%) Moq
10 24 (1.30%) Rhino Mocks
11 23 (1.25%) JIRA
12 18 (0.98%) Eclipse
12 18 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
13 17 (0.92%) Selenium
14 16 (0.87%) MSTest
15 13 (0.70%) JUnit
16 10 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 9 (0.49%) Ant
17 9 (0.49%) JConsole
General
1 183 (9.92%) Finance
2 80 (4.34%) Telecoms
3 63 (3.41%) Retail
4 51 (2.76%) Games
5 42 (2.28%) Advertising
6 34 (1.84%) Marketing
7 25 (1.36%) Aerospace
8 24 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.19%) Electronics
10 21 (1.14%) Banking
11 20 (1.08%) Back Office
11 20 (1.08%) Legal
12 17 (0.92%) Publishing
13 15 (0.81%) Law
14 13 (0.70%) Automotive
14 13 (0.70%) Military
15 10 (0.54%) Multimedia
15 10 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
17 3 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 351 (19.02%) Developer
2 269 (14.58%) Analyst
3 238 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 190 (10.30%) Software Engineer
5 164 (8.89%) IT Support
6 149 (8.08%) Support Analyst
7 142 (7.70%) C++ Software Engineer
8 117 (6.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 115 (6.23%) C++ Developer
10 111 (6.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 110 (5.96%) Administrator
12 109 (5.91%) IT Engineer
13 104 (5.64%) .NET Developer
14 103 (5.58%) C# Developer
15 97 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
16 96 (5.20%) Software Developer
17 81 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support
18 76 (4.12%) IT Support Engineer
19 72 (3.90%) C++ Software Developer
19 72 (3.90%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (13.60%) .NET
2 148 (8.02%) ASP.NET
3 113 (6.12%) Web Services
4 87 (4.72%) HTML
5 76 (4.12%) XML
6 67 (3.63%) WCF
7 61 (3.31%) WPF
8 58 (3.14%) AngularJS
9 52 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 52 (2.82%) WinForms
10 47 (2.55%) CSS
11 41 (2.22%) jQuery
12 37 (2.01%) HTML5
13 34 (1.84%) MFC
14 33 (1.79%) Apache Axis
15 32 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 29 (1.57%) SOAP
17 27 (1.46%) .NET Framework
18 26 (1.41%) ASP.NET Web API
18 26 (1.41%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 222 (12.03%) Computer Science
2 91 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (3.47%) Algorithms
4 61 (3.31%) Data Centre
5 55 (2.98%) Driving Licence
6 53 (2.87%) Management Information System
7 52 (2.82%) Mobile App
8 36 (1.95%) 3D Printing
8 36 (1.95%) iPad
9 31 (1.68%) Client/Server
9 31 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
9 31 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
10 29 (1.57%) User Experience
11 24 (1.30%) Replication
12 23 (1.25%) Blackberry
13 22 (1.19%) iPhone
14 19 (1.03%) Data Structures
14 19 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (1.03%) Streaming Music
15 18 (0.98%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 622 (33.71%) Windows Server
2 525 (28.46%) Linux
3 273 (14.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 256 (13.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 233 (12.63%) Windows 7
6 202 (10.95%) Windows 10
7 129 (6.99%) Unix
8 117 (6.34%) Android
9 89 (4.82%) Windows 8
10 81 (4.39%) Apple iOS
11 80 (4.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 51 (2.76%) Windows XP
13 49 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 40 (2.17%) Mac OS
15 37 (2.01%) Mac OS X
16 27 (1.46%) CentOS
17 24 (1.30%) Windows Vista
18 23 (1.25%) Solaris
19 14 (0.76%) Windows Embedded Compact
20 12 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (15.39%) ITIL
2 270 (14.63%) Software Engineering
3 221 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (6.45%) Mathematics
5 110 (5.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 110 (5.96%) SDLC
6 101 (5.47%) Physics
7 92 (4.99%) Multithreading
8 90 (4.88%) MVC
9 88 (4.77%) Change Management
10 84 (4.55%) Scrum
11 83 (4.50%) OO
12 82 (4.44%) DevOps
13 74 (4.01%) Continuous Integration
14 70 (3.79%) Test Automation
15 60 (3.25%) Service Delivery
16 58 (3.14%) Mentoring
17 57 (3.09%) Web Development
18 55 (2.98%) CRM
18 55 (2.98%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 331 (17.94%) SQL
2 330 (17.89%) C#
3 288 (15.61%) C++
4 233 (12.63%) Java
5 186 (10.08%) PowerShell
6 172 (9.32%) Python
7 112 (6.07%) C
8 106 (5.75%) JavaScript
9 86 (4.66%) Perl
10 58 (3.14%) Bash Shell
11 36 (1.95%) T-SQL
12 34 (1.84%) Shell Script
13 33 (1.79%) VBScript
14 31 (1.68%) PHP
15 29 (1.57%) VB
16 24 (1.30%) Objective-C
16 24 (1.30%) VB.NET
17 20 (1.08%) MATLAB
18 19 (1.03%) Ruby
19 16 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 331 (17.94%) Degree
2 200 (10.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 125 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 98 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
5 91 (4.93%) MCSE
6 89 (4.82%) CCNA
6 89 (4.82%) MCP
7 76 (4.12%) MCSA
8 51 (2.76%) Security Cleared
9 36 (1.95%) MCTS
10 33 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 31 (1.68%) A+ Certification
12 30 (1.63%) DV Cleared
12 30 (1.63%) MCITP
13 29 (1.57%) SC Cleared
14 28 (1.52%) CISSP
15 23 (1.25%) CompTIA Security+
15 23 (1.25%) Security+ Certification
16 22 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
16 22 (1.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (6.72%) SLA
2 53 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (2.44%) QA
4 23 (1.25%) PCI DSS
5 19 (1.03%) ISO 9001
6 13 (0.70%) GDPR
7 12 (0.65%) HL7
8 9 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 7 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 622 (33.71%) Active Directory
2 291 (15.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 210 (11.38%) Hyper-V
4 64 (3.47%) XenApp
5 56 (3.04%) vSphere
6 47 (2.55%) Virtual Machines
7 43 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
8 41 (2.22%) Docker
9 39 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
10 28 (1.52%) Terminal Services
11 26 (1.41%) XenDesktop
12 19 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (0.87%) Terminal Server
14 10 (0.54%) KVM
15 8 (0.43%) Firmware
16 7 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 7 (0.38%) vCloud
16 7 (0.38%) XenServer
17 4 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
17 4 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 93 (5.04%) SCCM
2 57 (3.09%) Puppet
3 49 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (1.73%) Backup Exec
5 27 (1.46%) WSUS
6 22 (1.19%) SCOM
7 15 (0.81%) Ansible
7 15 (0.81%) ZABBIX
8 13 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
9 11 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
10 10 (0.54%) EMC Navisphere
10 10 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
10 10 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (0.49%) Salt
12 8 (0.43%) Grafana
12 8 (0.43%) Munin
12 8 (0.43%) Nagios
12 8 (0.43%) Packer
13 7 (0.38%) AirWatch
13 7 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 679 (36.80%) Microsoft
2 447 (24.23%) VMware
3 255 (13.82%) Cisco
4 233 (12.63%) Citrix
5 121 (6.56%) Oracle
6 115 (6.23%) HP
7 70 (3.79%) Apple
8 50 (2.71%) Veeam
9 46 (2.49%) SAP
10 38 (2.06%) NetApp
11 36 (1.95%) Dell
12 30 (1.63%) IBM
13 26 (1.41%) CheckPoint
14 25 (1.36%) Juniper
14 25 (1.36%) Red Hat
14 25 (1.36%) Symantec
15 23 (1.25%) Xamarin
16 21 (1.14%) EMC
16 21 (1.14%) SonicWALL
17 20 (1.08%) F5