Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 7 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,042 1,613 1,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.36% 15.74% 16.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.66% 62.28% 61.06%
Number of salaries quoted 816 1,180 1,671
East of England median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% -2.60% -3.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -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 1,807 2,590 3,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.63% 25.28% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,304 1,897 2,674
East of England median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 14 November 2019.

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 14 November 2019. 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 -1 407 £35,000 -6.67% 122
Cambridgeshire +9 387 £40,500 -2.99% 148
Essex -4 102 £33,500 +13.75% 44
Bedfordshire -9 85 £40,000 - 19
Norfolk -9 33 £35,000 +14.75% 20
Suffolk -8 31 £50,000 +29.87% 25
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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.

1 460 (44.15%) Microsoft
2 458 (43.95%) Active Directory
3 381 (36.56%) Windows Server
4 311 (29.85%) Linux
5 300 (28.79%) VMware
6 274 (26.30%) Office 365
7 258 (24.76%) Azure
8 209 (20.06%) ITIL
9 176 (16.89%) AWS
10 174 (16.70%) MS Exchange
11 168 (16.12%) SCCM
11 168 (16.12%) Problem-Solving
12 163 (15.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 160 (15.36%) Agile Software Development
14 154 (14.78%) Degree
15 149 (14.30%) Firewall
16 147 (14.11%) Windows Server 2012
17 145 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
17 145 (13.92%) SQL
18 141 (13.53%) Windows 10
19 139 (13.34%) Hyper-V
20 138 (13.24%) DNS
21 137 (13.15%) Microsoft Office
22 131 (12.57%) SQL Server
23 130 (12.48%) PowerShell
24 128 (12.28%) Python
25 127 (12.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 122 (11.71%) C#
27 120 (11.52%) Software Engineering
28 117 (11.23%) Citrix

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
1 174 (16.70%) MS Exchange
2 86 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 75 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 60 (5.76%) SharePoint
5 48 (4.61%) Skype for Business
6 28 (2.69%) IIS
7 8 (0.77%) JBoss
8 7 (0.67%) Confluence
8 7 (0.67%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.58%) OpenStack
10 5 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.48%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.29%) Apache
12 3 (0.29%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.29%) nginx
12 3 (0.29%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.19%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 137 (13.15%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.096%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.096%) Simulink
6 1 (0.096%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.25%) SAP ERP
2 8 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.38%) Postilion
4 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.19%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.096%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.096%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.096%) SystmOne
5 1 (0.096%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 274 (26.30%) Office 365
2 258 (24.76%) Azure
3 176 (16.89%) AWS
4 41 (3.93%) OneDrive
5 35 (3.36%) SaaS
6 18 (1.73%) Mimecast
7 17 (1.63%) IaaS
8 14 (1.34%) PaaS
9 11 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (1.06%) BrowserStack
9 11 (1.06%) Sauce Labs
10 6 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (0.58%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.48%) GCP
12 4 (0.38%) Power Platform
13 3 (0.29%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 3 (0.29%) Serverless
14 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 149 (14.30%) Firewall
2 138 (13.24%) DNS
3 115 (11.04%) DHCP
4 110 (10.56%) TCP/IP
5 62 (5.95%) Skype
6 54 (5.18%) LAN
6 54 (5.18%) WAN
7 51 (4.89%) Wi-Fi
8 47 (4.51%) SAN
8 47 (4.51%) VPN
9 38 (3.65%) NetScaler
10 31 (2.98%) Wireless
11 28 (2.69%) VLAN
12 23 (2.21%) Internet
13 21 (2.02%) SSL
14 16 (1.54%) NAS
15 15 (1.44%) 2.5G
15 15 (1.44%) 2G
15 15 (1.44%) 4G
15 15 (1.44%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.17%) MySQL
3 20 (1.92%) Big Data
4 18 (1.73%) Relational Database
4 18 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (1.06%) NoSQL
7 11 (1.06%) Oracle Database
8 9 (0.86%) Text Mining
9 7 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.58%) GIS
10 6 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.38%) Power BI
12 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 60 (5.76%) JIRA
2 41 (3.93%) Selenium
3 36 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 30 (2.88%) Jenkins
5 25 (2.40%) WebDriver
6 22 (2.11%) Cucumber
7 19 (1.82%) JMeter
7 19 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (1.63%) Git (software)
9 15 (1.44%) Gradle
10 13 (1.25%) Appium
10 13 (1.25%) JUnit
10 13 (1.25%) TestRail
10 13 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
11 12 (1.15%) TestNG
12 11 (1.06%) Calabash
12 11 (1.06%) Robot Framework
13 8 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (0.58%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.58%) WiX
General
1 81 (7.77%) Finance
1 81 (7.77%) Retail
2 38 (3.65%) Electronics
3 35 (3.36%) Manufacturing
4 31 (2.98%) Public Sector
5 29 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 28 (2.69%) Automotive
7 17 (1.63%) Military
8 16 (1.54%) Marketing
9 8 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.29%) Advertising
10 3 (0.29%) Banking
10 3 (0.29%) Games
10 3 (0.29%) Law
11 2 (0.19%) Back Office
11 2 (0.19%) French Language
11 2 (0.19%) German Language
11 2 (0.19%) Housing Association
11 2 (0.19%) Legal
11 2 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 181 (17.37%) Analyst
2 92 (8.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 86 (8.25%) IT Support
4 80 (7.68%) Software Engineer
5 79 (7.58%) Developer
5 79 (7.58%) Support Engineer
6 62 (5.95%) Support Analyst
7 59 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
8 54 (5.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 52 (4.99%) IT Analyst
10 49 (4.70%) Administrator
10 49 (4.70%) IT Engineer
11 48 (4.61%) Consultant
12 47 (4.51%) Service Analyst
13 45 (4.32%) Security Engineer
14 43 (4.13%) Service Desk Analyst
15 39 (3.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 37 (3.55%) Test Engineer
17 36 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
18 35 (3.36%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (8.93%) .NET
2 66 (6.33%) Web Services
3 62 (5.95%) HTML
4 57 (5.47%) CSS
5 53 (5.09%) JSON
6 33 (3.17%) XML
7 32 (3.07%) AngularJS
8 25 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web API
8 25 (2.40%) RESTful
9 24 (2.30%) .NET Core
10 21 (2.02%) Node.js
10 21 (2.02%) React
11 20 (1.92%) OpenGL
11 20 (1.92%) REST
12 16 (1.54%) ASP.NET
13 15 (1.44%) Kafka
14 14 (1.34%) Java EE
14 14 (1.34%) LAMP
14 14 (1.34%) SOAP
14 14 (1.34%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 95 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (8.45%) Data Centre
3 51 (4.89%) Management Information System
4 44 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
5 39 (3.74%) Replication
6 37 (3.55%) User Experience
7 32 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (2.40%) PKI
9 22 (2.11%) Client/Server
10 21 (2.02%) Clustering
10 21 (2.02%) Driving Licence
11 17 (1.63%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.54%) Fat Client
12 16 (1.54%) Thin Client
13 14 (1.34%) Embedded Systems
13 14 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
14 13 (1.25%) Animation
14 13 (1.25%) Photography
15 12 (1.15%) CCTV
15 12 (1.15%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 381 (36.56%) Windows Server
2 311 (29.85%) Linux
3 147 (14.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 145 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 141 (13.53%) Windows 10
6 111 (10.65%) Windows 7
7 67 (6.43%) Android
8 62 (5.95%) Mac OS
9 56 (5.37%) Apple iOS
10 45 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 37 (3.55%) Unix
12 34 (3.26%) Windows 8
13 25 (2.40%) Ubuntu
14 24 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 21 (2.02%) CentOS
16 19 (1.82%) Windows XP
17 18 (1.73%) Mac OS X
18 17 (1.63%) AIX
19 14 (1.34%) Windows Vista
20 5 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (20.06%) ITIL
2 168 (16.12%) Problem-Solving
3 160 (15.36%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (12.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 120 (11.52%) Software Engineering
6 111 (10.65%) DevOps
7 98 (9.40%) Computer Science
8 90 (8.64%) Test Automation
9 80 (7.68%) Cybersecurity
10 61 (5.85%) Information Security
11 57 (5.47%) TDD
12 55 (5.28%) Continuous Improvement
13 54 (5.18%) Scrum
14 51 (4.89%) E-Commerce
15 49 (4.70%) Mentoring
16 48 (4.61%) Service Management
17 45 (4.32%) Vulnerability Management
18 42 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
18 42 (4.03%) ERP
18 42 (4.03%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 145 (13.92%) SQL
2 130 (12.48%) PowerShell
3 128 (12.28%) Python
4 122 (11.71%) C#
5 106 (10.17%) JavaScript
6 101 (9.69%) Java
7 89 (8.54%) C++
8 80 (7.68%) C
9 33 (3.17%) T-SQL
10 26 (2.50%) TypeScript
11 25 (2.40%) Bash Shell
11 25 (2.40%) PHP
11 25 (2.40%) Ruby
11 25 (2.40%) Shell Script
12 19 (1.82%) Perl
13 12 (1.15%) Embedded C
13 12 (1.15%) Embedded C++
13 12 (1.15%) Groovy
14 8 (0.77%) Objective-C
15 6 (0.58%) VC++
Qualifications
1 154 (14.78%) Degree
2 67 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (5.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 42 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (3.36%) MCSA
6 34 (3.26%) Security Cleared
7 33 (3.17%) MCSE
8 30 (2.88%) CCNA
9 28 (2.69%) SC Cleared
10 25 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (2.02%) CISSP
12 20 (1.92%) A+ Certification
12 20 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
13 19 (1.82%) CCNP
13 19 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (1.54%) CEH
15 15 (1.44%) DBS Check
16 14 (1.34%) ISTQB
17 11 (1.06%) MCP
18 9 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (7.87%) SLA
2 36 (3.45%) QA
3 27 (2.59%) COBIT
4 25 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (2.02%) Cyber Essentials
5 21 (2.02%) PCI DSS
6 14 (1.34%) GDPR
7 7 (0.67%) HIPAA
8 6 (0.58%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.096%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.096%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.096%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 458 (43.95%) Active Directory
2 163 (15.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 139 (13.34%) Hyper-V
4 62 (5.95%) XenApp
5 46 (4.41%) Docker
6 35 (3.36%) Virtual Machines
7 31 (2.98%) vSphere
8 23 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (2.11%) XenDesktop
10 21 (2.02%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (0.96%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.67%) Firmware
12 7 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (0.67%) Samba
13 4 (0.38%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.29%) KVM
14 3 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.29%) NFS
14 3 (0.29%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 168 (16.12%) SCCM
2 47 (4.51%) Kubernetes
3 38 (3.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 37 (3.55%) Ansible
5 32 (3.07%) SCOM
6 27 (2.59%) Microsoft Intune
7 21 (2.02%) WSUS
8 20 (1.92%) SCOrch
9 17 (1.63%) Nessus
9 17 (1.63%) Puppet
10 15 (1.44%) vCenter Server
11 14 (1.34%) HP Data Protector
12 13 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (0.96%) Backup Exec
13 10 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 9 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
15 8 (0.77%) Nagios
15 8 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
16 7 (0.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 460 (44.15%) Microsoft
2 300 (28.79%) VMware
3 117 (11.23%) Citrix
4 88 (8.45%) Cisco
5 53 (5.09%) Oracle
6 51 (4.89%) CommVault
7 50 (4.80%) Symantec
8 40 (3.84%) Apple
9 39 (3.74%) ServiceNow
10 38 (3.65%) SAP
11 37 (3.55%) Qualys
12 36 (3.45%) Dell
13 35 (3.36%) HP
14 34 (3.26%) Veeam
15 29 (2.78%) Ivanti
15 29 (2.78%) Red Hat
16 24 (2.30%) Palo Alto
17 22 (2.11%) EMC
18 21 (2.02%) Zscaler
19 16 (1.54%) Intel