Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 10 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,345 1,903 1,796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.02% 14.78% 14.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.04% 52.96% 60.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,079 1,502 1,561
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 2,358 3,593 2,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.09% 27.90% 24.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,778 2,677 2,378
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.10% +7.06% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,900 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +2 572 £36,250 -7.05% 23
Cambridgeshire +4 411 £38,500 -6.67% 63
Essex +6 158 £33,500 -10.67% 5
Bedfordshire +5 139 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Norfolk +2 35 £30,000 -9.09% 11
Suffolk -4 34 £33,500 -25.56% 5
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 653 (48.55%) Microsoft
2 636 (47.29%) Active Directory
3 572 (42.53%) Windows Server
4 457 (33.98%) VMware
5 411 (30.56%) Office 365
6 330 (24.54%) Linux
7 321 (23.87%) Microsoft Azure
8 283 (21.04%) Windows 7
9 272 (20.22%) SQL Server
10 263 (19.55%) VMware Infrastructure
11 250 (18.59%) Windows 10
12 245 (18.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 243 (18.07%) DNS
14 239 (17.77%) ITIL
15 236 (17.55%) Firewall
16 230 (17.10%) SQL
17 227 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
18 219 (16.28%) Citrix
19 216 (16.06%) PowerShell
20 203 (15.09%) DHCP
21 200 (14.87%) MS Exchange
22 198 (14.72%) Hyper-V
23 187 (13.90%) Microsoft Office
24 186 (13.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 183 (13.61%) SCCM
26 164 (12.19%) Problem-Solving
27 163 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
28 160 (11.90%) Cisco
29 143 (10.63%) TCP/IP
30 142 (10.56%) SLA

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
1 200 (14.87%) MS Exchange
2 82 (6.10%) SharePoint
3 62 (4.61%) IIS
4 59 (4.39%) Skype for Business
5 50 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 49 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (1.41%) Apache
8 16 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (1.04%) WordPress
10 13 (0.97%) JBoss
11 12 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (0.89%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.74%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.67%) Confluence
14 8 (0.59%) IBM Notes
14 8 (0.59%) WildFly
15 6 (0.45%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2000
17 4 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 187 (13.90%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.67%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.52%) CATIA
8 4 (0.30%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.15%) EPLAN
11 1 (0.074%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.074%) GNU Octave
11 1 (0.074%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
1 8 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
2 6 (0.45%) NetSuite
2 6 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.15%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.15%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.15%) Sage CRM
5 2 (0.15%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.074%) assyst
6 1 (0.074%) CiviCRM
6 1 (0.074%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.074%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.074%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 411 (30.56%) Office 365
2 321 (23.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 117 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (2.97%) Azure Active Directory
5 39 (2.90%) Mimecast
6 34 (2.53%) SaaS
7 24 (1.78%) IaaS
8 18 (1.34%) OneDrive
9 17 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (1.26%) PaaS
10 15 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (0.59%) Amazon Glacier
12 8 (0.59%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.30%) AWS CloudTrail
14 4 (0.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 243 (18.07%) DNS
2 236 (17.55%) Firewall
3 203 (15.09%) DHCP
4 143 (10.63%) TCP/IP
5 104 (7.73%) LAN
5 104 (7.73%) VPN
6 101 (7.51%) WAN
7 80 (5.95%) VLAN
8 60 (4.46%) SAN
9 54 (4.01%) Internet
10 44 (3.27%) Skype
10 44 (3.27%) Wireless
11 40 (2.97%) Remote Desktop
12 35 (2.60%) IP Telephony
13 34 (2.53%) MPLS
14 28 (2.08%) SMTP
14 28 (2.08%) SSL
14 28 (2.08%) VoIP
15 23 (1.71%) Network Security
16 19 (1.41%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (20.22%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.23%) MySQL
2 30 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
7 13 (0.97%) GIS
7 13 (0.97%) NoSQL
7 13 (0.97%) Relational Database
8 10 (0.74%) Power BI
9 8 (0.59%) MongoDB
10 7 (0.52%) Redis
11 6 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.30%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 73 (5.43%) Visual Studio
2 56 (4.16%) Git (software)
3 51 (3.79%) Jenkins
4 36 (2.68%) JIRA
5 34 (2.53%) TeamCity
6 32 (2.38%) Maven
7 31 (2.30%) Gradle
8 28 (2.08%) Subversion
9 20 (1.49%) Hudson
10 16 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (0.74%) Selenium
11 10 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
12 8 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.45%) NUnit
14 5 (0.37%) Redmine
15 4 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (0.30%) GDB
15 4 (0.30%) JMeter
15 4 (0.30%) SoapUI
15 4 (0.30%) Valgrind
General
1 102 (7.58%) Finance
2 71 (5.28%) Retail
3 37 (2.75%) Telecoms
4 20 (1.49%) Electronics
5 16 (1.19%) Automotive
5 16 (1.19%) Games
5 16 (1.19%) Multimedia
6 13 (0.97%) Back Office
7 12 (0.89%) Legal
7 12 (0.89%) Local Government
7 12 (0.89%) Marketing
8 10 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.52%) Military
10 6 (0.45%) French Language
11 5 (0.37%) Advertising
11 5 (0.37%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.37%) Publishing
11 5 (0.37%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.30%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 202 (15.02%) Analyst
2 168 (12.49%) Support Engineer
3 128 (9.52%) IT Support
4 115 (8.55%) Developer
5 110 (8.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 95 (7.06%) IT Engineer
7 93 (6.91%) Support Analyst
8 90 (6.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 74 (5.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 71 (5.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 51 (3.79%) Team Leader
12 49 (3.64%) IT Support Engineer
13 48 (3.57%) IT Analyst
13 48 (3.57%) Software Engineer
13 48 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
14 46 (3.42%) Administrator
15 45 (3.35%) Service Desk Analyst
16 43 (3.20%) Desktop Support
16 43 (3.20%) Service Analyst
16 43 (3.20%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (7.58%) .NET
2 66 (4.91%) HTML
3 58 (4.31%) CSS
4 53 (3.94%) ASP.NET
5 39 (2.90%) Web Services
6 32 (2.38%) XML
7 29 (2.16%) jQuery
8 23 (1.71%) AngularJS
8 23 (1.71%) JSON
9 19 (1.41%) .NET Framework
10 18 (1.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (1.34%) WPF
11 17 (1.26%) OpenGL
12 14 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (1.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 14 (1.04%) STL
12 14 (1.04%) WCF
13 12 (0.89%) Entity Framework
14 10 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (0.74%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 90 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (5.35%) Self-Motivation
3 64 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 64 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 55 (4.09%) Driving Licence
5 36 (2.68%) Replication
6 32 (2.38%) Client/Server
7 28 (2.08%) Public Cloud
8 25 (1.86%) Animation
8 25 (1.86%) Photography
9 23 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
10 21 (1.56%) Fintech
10 21 (1.56%) Life Science
11 20 (1.49%) Fat Client
11 20 (1.49%) Thin Client
12 18 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
12 18 (1.34%) e-Learning
12 18 (1.34%) Security Operations Centre
13 16 (1.19%) iPhone
14 14 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 572 (42.53%) Windows Server
2 330 (24.54%) Linux
3 283 (21.04%) Windows 7
4 250 (18.59%) Windows 10
5 245 (18.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 227 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 98 (7.29%) Windows 8
8 49 (3.64%) Windows XP
9 48 (3.57%) Ubuntu
10 42 (3.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 38 (2.83%) Apple iOS
12 33 (2.45%) Unix
13 32 (2.38%) CentOS
14 28 (2.08%) Android
15 27 (2.01%) Mac OS X
16 20 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 18 (1.34%) Windows 2000
18 17 (1.26%) AIX
19 15 (1.12%) Mac OS
20 12 (0.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (17.77%) ITIL
2 186 (13.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 164 (12.19%) Problem-Solving
4 163 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (6.54%) Software Engineering
6 75 (5.58%) Migration
7 74 (5.50%) Computer Science
7 74 (5.50%) Project Management
8 71 (5.28%) DevOps
9 68 (5.06%) Service Management
10 67 (4.98%) Mentoring
11 65 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
12 64 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
13 62 (4.61%) Change Management
14 60 (4.46%) Patch Management
15 59 (4.39%) PRINCE2
16 58 (4.31%) Incident Management
17 56 (4.16%) Configuration Management
18 53 (3.94%) Scrum
19 52 (3.87%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 230 (17.10%) SQL
2 216 (16.06%) PowerShell
3 111 (8.25%) C#
4 99 (7.36%) Python
5 88 (6.54%) JavaScript
6 76 (5.65%) C++
7 71 (5.28%) Bash Shell
8 52 (3.87%) VBScript
9 48 (3.57%) Java
10 47 (3.49%) C
11 39 (2.90%) PHP
12 26 (1.93%) Ruby
13 25 (1.86%) T-SQL
14 21 (1.56%) Perl
15 11 (0.82%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.82%) VBA
16 10 (0.74%) TypeScript
17 8 (0.59%) VB
17 8 (0.59%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 131 (9.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 104 (7.73%) Degree
3 88 (6.54%) MCP
4 65 (4.83%) Security Cleared
5 62 (4.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 54 (4.01%) MCSE
7 48 (3.57%) SC Cleared
8 45 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
9 44 (3.27%) MCSA
10 40 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 39 (2.90%) CCNA
12 30 (2.23%) MCTS
13 21 (1.56%) CISSP
14 19 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
14 19 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (1.26%) MCITP
16 13 (0.97%) CCAA
16 13 (0.97%) GIAC
17 12 (0.89%) A+ Certification
17 12 (0.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (10.56%) SLA
2 29 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.04%) QA
4 13 (0.97%) GDPR
5 11 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (0.37%) COBIT
8 5 (0.37%) JSP 440
8 5 (0.37%) PMO
9 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.15%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.15%) WAI
11 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 636 (47.29%) Active Directory
2 263 (19.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 198 (14.72%) Hyper-V
4 75 (5.58%) vSphere
5 67 (4.98%) VMware ESXi
6 48 (3.57%) Docker
7 45 (3.35%) XenApp
8 38 (2.83%) Virtual Machines
9 36 (2.68%) XenDesktop
10 32 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
11 31 (2.30%) VirtualBox
12 19 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
13 17 (1.26%) BitLocker
14 15 (1.12%) XenServer
15 13 (0.97%) Terminal Services
16 9 (0.67%) KVM
17 7 (0.52%) DFS Replication
17 7 (0.52%) VMware NSX
18 6 (0.45%) vCloud
19 5 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 183 (13.61%) SCCM
2 63 (4.68%) Ansible
3 60 (4.46%) Puppet
4 55 (4.09%) SCOM
5 29 (2.16%) Microsoft Intune
6 25 (1.86%) WSUS
7 21 (1.56%) Backup Exec
7 21 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 21 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (1.41%) SCVMM
8 19 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
8 19 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 18 (1.34%) AirWatch
9 18 (1.34%) vCenter Server
9 18 (1.34%) vRealize
10 15 (1.12%) Kubernetes
11 12 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
11 12 (0.89%) Nagios
12 10 (0.74%) PowerCLI
13 9 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 653 (48.55%) Microsoft
2 457 (33.98%) VMware
3 219 (16.28%) Citrix
4 160 (11.90%) Cisco
5 88 (6.54%) HP
6 77 (5.72%) Oracle
7 74 (5.50%) Veeam
8 70 (5.20%) Apple
9 44 (3.27%) Red Hat
10 41 (3.05%) NetApp
11 38 (2.83%) Symantec
12 33 (2.45%) Sophos
13 32 (2.38%) IBM
14 28 (2.08%) SonicWALL
15 23 (1.71%) Dell
15 23 (1.71%) Meraki
16 20 (1.49%) Avaya
16 20 (1.49%) SAP
17 19 (1.41%) 3PAR
17 19 (1.41%) Juniper