Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East of England
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 509 1,202 1,827
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 17.78% 16.43% 15.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.92% 59.59% 58.90%
Number of salaries quoted 467 932 1,465
Median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,500 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £76,750 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% -2.38% +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 822 2,017 3,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.71% 27.56% 26.45%
Number of salaries quoted 665 1,478 2,225
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,350 £24,000
90th Percentile £79,000 £65,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 10 August 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 10 August 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
Hertfordshire -2 185 £40,000 +13.48% 21
Essex +3 129 £46,250 +25.00% 15
Cambridgeshire -5 121 £44,500 +11.25% 35
Suffolk +17 35 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Bedfordshire +12 33 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Norfolk -9 10 £24,500 -20.33% 3
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 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.

1 258 (50.69%) Microsoft
2 235 (46.17%) Active Directory
3 209 (41.06%) Office 365
4 208 (40.86%) Windows Server
5 175 (34.38%) Azure
6 148 (29.08%) VMware
7 134 (26.33%) Linux
8 120 (23.58%) Firewall
9 106 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 94 (18.47%) Windows 10
10 94 (18.47%) Problem-Solving
11 93 (18.27%) SQL
12 85 (16.70%) DNS
13 81 (15.91%) Hyper-V
14 77 (15.13%) AWS
15 74 (14.54%) Microsoft Office
15 74 (14.54%) ITIL
16 72 (14.15%) Degree
17 71 (13.95%) DHCP
17 71 (13.95%) Citrix
18 70 (13.75%) SQL Server
19 66 (12.97%) C#
20 65 (12.77%) .NET
21 64 (12.57%) TCP/IP
21 64 (12.57%) PowerShell
22 62 (12.18%) Windows Server 2012
23 57 (11.20%) Windows Server 2016
23 57 (11.20%) Cisco
23 57 (11.20%) LAN
24 56 (11.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 52 (10.22%) MS Exchange
1 52 (10.22%) SharePoint
2 27 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (2.95%) IIS
4 14 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (1.38%) Confluence
5 7 (1.38%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.79%) Apache
6 4 (0.79%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (0.59%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.39%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.20%) Documentum
9 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 74 (14.54%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.16%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) CATIA
6 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.20%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (1.18%) Sage X3
2 4 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.79%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.59%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.59%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.39%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.20%) Q-Pulse
5 1 (0.20%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 209 (41.06%) Office 365
2 175 (34.38%) Azure
3 77 (15.13%) AWS
4 27 (5.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 22 (4.32%) OneDrive
6 20 (3.93%) SaaS
7 12 (2.36%) GCP
8 10 (1.96%) IaaS
8 10 (1.96%) Mimecast
9 9 (1.77%) Power Platform
10 5 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.98%) PaaS
11 4 (0.79%) GitHub
11 4 (0.79%) PowerApps
12 3 (0.59%) Sumo Logic
13 2 (0.39%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.20%) Akamai
14 1 (0.20%) G Suite
14 1 (0.20%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 120 (23.58%) Firewall
2 85 (16.70%) DNS
3 71 (13.95%) DHCP
4 64 (12.57%) TCP/IP
5 57 (11.20%) LAN
6 52 (10.22%) WAN
7 49 (9.63%) VPN
8 35 (6.88%) Wireless
9 33 (6.48%) SAN
10 31 (6.09%) Internet
11 28 (5.50%) Wi-Fi
12 23 (4.52%) Network Security
12 23 (4.52%) VoIP
13 13 (2.55%) VLAN
14 10 (1.96%) PBX
14 10 (1.96%) Skype
15 9 (1.77%) Remote Desktop
16 8 (1.57%) Cisco Wireless
17 6 (1.18%) NAS
18 3 (0.59%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.14%) MySQL
2 16 (3.14%) SQL Server 2016
3 12 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.77%) SQL Server 2017
6 7 (1.38%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.18%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (0.98%) Power BI
9 4 (0.79%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.59%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (0.59%) Oracle Discoverer
10 3 (0.59%) Redis
10 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 25 (4.91%) Jenkins
2 23 (4.52%) JIRA
3 22 (4.32%) Visual Studio
4 12 (2.36%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.77%) Subversion
6 8 (1.57%) Buildbot
6 8 (1.57%) Clang
6 8 (1.57%) CMake
6 8 (1.57%) CruiseControl
6 8 (1.57%) GCC
6 8 (1.57%) Xcode
7 7 (1.38%) MSI
8 6 (1.18%) Redmine
9 5 (0.98%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.98%) SonarQube
9 5 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.79%) Selenium
11 3 (0.59%) LabVIEW
11 3 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 36 (7.07%) Retail
2 28 (5.50%) Finance
3 18 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.16%) Games
5 9 (1.77%) Law
5 9 (1.77%) Public Sector
6 8 (1.57%) Advertising
6 8 (1.57%) Legal
7 7 (1.38%) Local Government
8 6 (1.18%) Housing Association
9 5 (0.98%) Back Office
10 4 (0.79%) Banking
11 3 (0.59%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.39%) Electronics
12 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.39%) Marketing
13 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.20%) French Language
13 1 (0.20%) German Language
13 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 81 (15.91%) Analyst
2 78 (15.32%) IT Support
3 68 (13.36%) Support Engineer
4 50 (9.82%) IT Engineer
5 46 (9.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 45 (8.84%) Support Analyst
7 41 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 39 (7.66%) Developer
9 30 (5.89%) IT Support Engineer
10 29 (5.70%) 3rd Line Support
11 24 (4.72%) Network Engineer
11 24 (4.72%) Windows Engineer
12 20 (3.93%) Network Support
13 19 (3.73%) Server Support
14 18 (3.54%) IT Manager
14 18 (3.54%) Service Analyst
14 18 (3.54%) VMware Engineer
15 17 (3.34%) Security Engineer
16 16 (3.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
16 16 (3.14%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (12.77%) .NET
2 30 (5.89%) Web Services
3 26 (5.11%) ASP.NET
4 19 (3.73%) AngularJS
5 18 (3.54%) HTML
6 16 (3.14%) CSS
7 11 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (1.96%) REST
8 10 (1.96%) XML
9 9 (1.77%) jQuery
9 9 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
10 8 (1.57%) .NET Core
10 8 (1.57%) .NET Framework
11 6 (1.18%) RESTful
12 5 (0.98%) Entity Framework
12 5 (0.98%) JSON
12 5 (0.98%) OpenGL
12 5 (0.98%) SOAP
12 5 (0.98%) WSH
12 5 (0.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.32%) Public Cloud
3 19 (3.73%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (2.55%) Data Centre
6 12 (2.36%) Algorithms
7 11 (2.16%) Driving Licence
8 10 (1.96%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.57%) Life Science
10 7 (1.38%) Blog
10 7 (1.38%) iPad
10 7 (1.38%) NHS
11 6 (1.18%) CMDB
11 6 (1.18%) EPoS
11 6 (1.18%) FMCG
11 6 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
12 5 (0.98%) Music Streaming
13 4 (0.79%) Animation
13 4 (0.79%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 208 (40.86%) Windows Server
2 134 (26.33%) Linux
3 94 (18.47%) Windows 10
4 62 (12.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (11.20%) Windows Server 2016
6 55 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (7.66%) Windows 7
8 18 (3.54%) Mac OS X
8 18 (3.54%) Windows Server 2019
9 15 (2.95%) Apple iOS
10 14 (2.75%) Android
11 13 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (1.57%) Mac OS
12 8 (1.57%) Ubuntu
12 8 (1.57%) Unix
12 8 (1.57%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.79%) CentOS
13 4 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.79%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (18.47%) Problem-Solving
2 74 (14.54%) ITIL
3 56 (11.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 49 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (7.07%) Computer Science
5 36 (7.07%) DevOps
6 35 (6.88%) Migration
7 29 (5.70%) Cybersecurity
7 29 (5.70%) Service Delivery
7 29 (5.70%) Software Engineering
8 26 (5.11%) Test Automation
9 25 (4.91%) Service Management
10 23 (4.52%) ERP
10 23 (4.52%) Project Delivery
11 21 (4.13%) Multithreading
12 20 (3.93%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (3.93%) Patch Management
13 19 (3.73%) Change Management
13 19 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (3.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 93 (18.27%) SQL
2 66 (12.97%) C#
3 64 (12.57%) PowerShell
4 43 (8.45%) Python
5 41 (8.06%) C++
6 29 (5.70%) Bash Shell
7 27 (5.30%) JavaScript
8 23 (4.52%) C
8 23 (4.52%) Java
9 15 (2.95%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.96%) VBScript
11 9 (1.77%) Delphi
11 9 (1.77%) Perl
11 9 (1.77%) VBA
12 8 (1.57%) Lua
13 7 (1.38%) PHP
14 6 (1.18%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.18%) Ruby
14 6 (1.18%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 72 (14.15%) Degree
2 22 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (1.77%) MCSA
6 9 (1.77%) MCSE
7 7 (1.38%) SANS
8 5 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.98%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.79%) CCNA
9 4 (0.79%) CCNP
9 4 (0.79%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.79%) ISEB
9 4 (0.79%) MCP
10 3 (0.59%) CISSP
10 3 (0.59%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.39%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.25%) SLA
2 11 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.77%) QA
4 5 (0.98%) AICPA
4 5 (0.98%) COBIT
4 5 (0.98%) NIST
5 4 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) DICOM
7 1 (0.20%) GDPR
7 1 (0.20%) HL7
System Software
1 235 (46.17%) Active Directory
2 106 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (15.91%) Hyper-V
4 39 (7.66%) vSphere
5 36 (7.07%) Docker
6 19 (3.73%) XenApp
7 12 (2.36%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (2.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 10 (1.96%) Xen
10 9 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.77%) VMware Workstation
11 7 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.79%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.59%) iptables
14 3 (0.59%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.39%) pfSense
16 1 (0.20%) KVM
16 1 (0.20%) vCloud
16 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 53 (10.41%) SCCM
2 19 (3.73%) Kubernetes
2 19 (3.73%) Terraform
3 18 (3.54%) WSUS
4 10 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (1.57%) Ansible
6 6 (1.18%) Grafana
7 5 (0.98%) Graylog
8 4 (0.79%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.79%) Graphite
8 4 (0.79%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.59%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.59%) Nagios
9 3 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.59%) Puppet
9 3 (0.59%) vRealize
9 3 (0.59%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.39%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 258 (50.69%) Microsoft
2 148 (29.08%) VMware
3 71 (13.95%) Citrix
4 57 (11.20%) Cisco
5 40 (7.86%) HP
6 25 (4.91%) Sophos
7 18 (3.54%) Veeam
8 17 (3.34%) Oracle
9 13 (2.55%) ServiceNow
10 11 (2.16%) Juniper
10 11 (2.16%) Meraki
10 11 (2.16%) SonicWALL
11 10 (1.96%) Google
11 10 (1.96%) NetApp
12 9 (1.77%) Apple
12 9 (1.77%) SAP
13 8 (1.57%) Sage
14 7 (1.38%) New Relic
15 6 (1.18%) CheckPoint
15 6 (1.18%) SolarWinds