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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 13 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 964 951 1472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.56% 13.98% 17.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.90% 57.36% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 794 803 1106
Median salary £38,875 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.81% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £22,500 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1583 1658 2141
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 25.55% 24.36% 25.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1291 1411 1652
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +1 355 £35,000 -10.82% 47
Cambridgeshire 0 295 £45,000 +16.88% 55
Essex +1 162 £37,000 -17.77% 14
Bedfordshire +3 71 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Suffolk -11 52 £30,000 -13.04% 10
Norfolk 0 31 £42,250 +69.00% 8
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 715 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 670 (36.28%) Windows Server
3 659 (35.68%) Active Directory
4 515 (27.88%) Linux
5 449 (24.31%) VMware
6 392 (21.22%) SQL Server
7 376 (20.36%) SQL
8 345 (18.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 328 (17.76%) Office 365
10 314 (17.00%) ITIL
11 310 (16.78%) Windows Server 2008
12 308 (16.68%) Windows 7
12 308 (16.68%) Degree
13 297 (16.08%) MS Exchange
14 296 (16.03%) C#
15 290 (15.70%) Firewall
15 290 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
16 274 (14.83%) Microsoft Office
17 258 (13.97%) .NET
18 239 (12.94%) Citrix
19 230 (12.45%) Microsoft Certification
19 230 (12.45%) Cisco
20 219 (11.86%) C++
21 210 (11.37%) Software Engineering
22 208 (11.26%) Windows 10
23 206 (11.15%) Agile Software Development
24 201 (10.88%) Hyper-V
25 192 (10.40%) DNS
26 191 (10.34%) TCP/IP
27 179 (9.69%) PowerShell

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
1 297 (16.08%) MS Exchange
2 152 (8.23%) IIS
3 99 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 88 (4.76%) Skype for Business
5 76 (4.11%) SharePoint
6 46 (2.49%) Apache
7 42 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 38 (2.06%) Tomcat
9 23 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 23 (1.25%) NetWeaver
10 21 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
10 21 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
10 21 (1.14%) OpenStack
11 18 (0.97%) CMS
11 18 (0.97%) nginx
12 17 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
13 13 (0.70%) JBoss
14 12 (0.65%) ColdFusion
14 12 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
15 10 (0.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 274 (14.83%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.16%) Inkscape
6 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.16%) Simulink
6 3 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.11%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.054%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 38 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.22%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.22%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.16%) Magento
5 3 (0.16%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.054%) assyst
7 1 (0.054%) Exchequer
7 1 (0.054%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.054%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.054%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.054%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.054%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.054%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 328 (17.76%) Office 365
2 174 (9.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 141 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (2.06%) PaaS
5 36 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
6 35 (1.89%) IaaS
6 35 (1.89%) SaaS
7 22 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (0.65%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 8 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (0.38%) GitHub
13 6 (0.32%) iTunes
13 6 (0.32%) Route 53
14 5 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 290 (15.70%) Firewall
2 192 (10.40%) DNS
3 191 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 168 (9.10%) DHCP
5 146 (7.90%) SAN
6 128 (6.93%) WAN
7 118 (6.39%) LAN
8 116 (6.28%) VPN
9 65 (3.52%) Wireless
10 64 (3.47%) Internet
10 64 (3.47%) VLAN
11 59 (3.19%) Skype
12 58 (3.14%) VoIP
13 42 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
14 33 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
15 31 (1.68%) NAS
15 31 (1.68%) Network Security
16 27 (1.46%) MPLS
17 24 (1.30%) PBX
18 23 (1.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (21.22%) SQL Server
2 74 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 64 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (2.82%) MySQL
6 50 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 35 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
8 32 (1.73%) Relational Database
8 32 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 29 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 26 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
11 25 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
11 25 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
12 24 (1.30%) RDBMS
13 23 (1.25%) NoSQL
14 16 (0.87%) Hadoop
15 13 (0.70%) MongoDB
16 12 (0.65%) Oracle Database
16 12 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
17 11 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 83 (4.49%) Visual Studio
2 55 (2.98%) Jenkins
3 42 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 35 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (1.73%) JIRA
6 30 (1.62%) NUnit
7 27 (1.46%) LabVIEW
8 26 (1.41%) MSI
9 25 (1.35%) TeamCity
10 22 (1.19%) Moq
11 21 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
12 20 (1.08%) Selenium
13 17 (0.92%) Vagrant
14 16 (0.87%) Subversion
15 12 (0.65%) MSTest
15 12 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
16 11 (0.60%) Ant
17 10 (0.54%) JMeter
17 10 (0.54%) Maven
18 9 (0.49%) Eclipse
General
1 164 (8.88%) Finance
2 79 (4.28%) Telecoms
3 44 (2.38%) Retail
4 37 (2.00%) Advertising
5 29 (1.57%) Marketing
6 28 (1.52%) Banking
7 27 (1.46%) Legal
8 22 (1.19%) Games
8 22 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 18 (0.97%) Law
10 17 (0.92%) Electronics
11 15 (0.81%) Aerospace
12 14 (0.76%) Back Office
13 11 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.54%) Automotive
15 9 (0.49%) Multimedia
15 9 (0.49%) Publishing
16 7 (0.38%) Mandarin Language
17 6 (0.32%) Military
18 2 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 300 (16.24%) Developer
2 287 (15.54%) Analyst
3 250 (13.54%) Support Engineer
4 175 (9.47%) IT Support
5 158 (8.55%) Support Analyst
6 141 (7.63%) Software Engineer
7 134 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 129 (6.98%) Administrator
9 122 (6.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 107 (5.79%) C# Developer
11 106 (5.74%) IT Engineer
12 103 (5.58%) C++ Software Engineer
13 97 (5.25%) .NET Developer
14 94 (5.09%) 2nd Line Support
15 91 (4.93%) Windows Engineer
16 81 (4.39%) Software Developer
17 79 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support
17 79 (4.28%) IT Support Engineer
18 78 (4.22%) C++ Developer
19 75 (4.06%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (13.97%) .NET
2 142 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 107 (5.79%) Web Services
4 77 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 76 (4.11%) HTML
5 76 (4.11%) WCF
6 68 (3.68%) WPF
7 57 (3.09%) XML
8 48 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 46 (2.49%) CSS
10 44 (2.38%) WinForms
11 40 (2.17%) jQuery
12 37 (2.00%) .NET Framework
13 36 (1.95%) HTML5
14 33 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 33 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
15 29 (1.57%) LAMP
16 28 (1.52%) SOAP
17 27 (1.46%) SAP Basis
18 25 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 165 (8.93%) Computer Science
2 90 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (4.06%) Data Centre
4 59 (3.19%) Driving Licence
5 47 (2.54%) Mobile App
6 45 (2.44%) Algorithms
7 43 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 42 (2.27%) iPad
9 39 (2.11%) Blackberry
10 35 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
11 32 (1.73%) Replication
12 27 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
13 24 (1.30%) iPhone
14 23 (1.25%) Clustering
15 21 (1.14%) 3D Printing
15 21 (1.14%) User Experience
16 20 (1.08%) Fat Client
16 20 (1.08%) Thin Client
17 19 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
18 18 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 670 (36.28%) Windows Server
2 515 (27.88%) Linux
3 345 (18.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 310 (16.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 308 (16.68%) Windows 7
6 208 (11.26%) Windows 10
7 128 (6.93%) Unix
8 115 (6.23%) Windows 8
9 100 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 97 (5.25%) Android
11 71 (3.84%) Apple iOS
12 63 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 42 (2.27%) Windows XP
14 33 (1.79%) Mac OS X
15 27 (1.46%) Mac OS
16 26 (1.41%) CentOS
17 25 (1.35%) Solaris
18 19 (1.03%) Windows Vista
19 13 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
20 11 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (17.00%) ITIL
2 210 (11.37%) Software Engineering
3 206 (11.15%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (6.39%) Mathematics
5 91 (4.93%) MVC
6 88 (4.76%) SDLC
7 86 (4.66%) Disaster Recovery
8 84 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 81 (4.39%) Scrum
10 80 (4.33%) Configuration Management
10 80 (4.33%) Test Automation
11 75 (4.06%) DevOps
12 73 (3.95%) OO
12 73 (3.95%) Physics
13 71 (3.84%) Change Management
14 65 (3.52%) CRM
14 65 (3.52%) Problem Management
15 61 (3.30%) Multithreading
16 60 (3.25%) TDD
17 59 (3.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 376 (20.36%) SQL
2 296 (16.03%) C#
3 219 (11.86%) C++
4 179 (9.69%) PowerShell
5 175 (9.47%) Java
6 139 (7.53%) Python
7 100 (5.41%) JavaScript
8 91 (4.93%) Perl
9 87 (4.71%) C
10 65 (3.52%) Bash Shell
11 56 (3.03%) T-SQL
12 48 (2.60%) VBScript
13 38 (2.06%) Shell Script
14 35 (1.89%) VB.NET
15 33 (1.79%) VB
16 32 (1.73%) PHP
17 28 (1.52%) Ruby
18 17 (0.92%) TypeScript
19 12 (0.65%) MATLAB
20 9 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 308 (16.68%) Degree
2 230 (12.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 119 (6.44%) MCSE
4 116 (6.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 106 (5.74%) MCP
6 93 (5.04%) MCSA
7 86 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
8 78 (4.22%) CCNA
9 58 (3.14%) Security Cleared
10 47 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 38 (2.06%) SC Cleared
12 37 (2.00%) MCITP
12 37 (2.00%) MCTS
13 31 (1.68%) A+ Certification
14 27 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
15 20 (1.08%) CCNP
16 19 (1.03%) CISSP
17 18 (0.97%) Network+ Certification
18 17 (0.92%) PhD
19 16 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (7.58%) SLA
2 42 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (2.27%) QA
3 18 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.65%) HL7
6 11 (0.60%) GDPR
7 8 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 14000
9 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.054%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 659 (35.68%) Active Directory
2 290 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 201 (10.88%) Hyper-V
4 68 (3.68%) vSphere
5 62 (3.36%) XenApp
6 50 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
7 36 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
8 33 (1.79%) Docker
9 26 (1.41%) Terminal Services
9 26 (1.41%) XenDesktop
10 23 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 20 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
12 16 (0.87%) KVM
13 15 (0.81%) Terminal Server
14 11 (0.60%) vCloud
15 7 (0.38%) Firmware
16 6 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
17 5 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
17 5 (0.27%) Xen
17 5 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 137 (7.42%) SCCM
2 65 (3.52%) Puppet
3 53 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (2.71%) SCOM
5 31 (1.68%) Backup Exec
6 18 (0.97%) WSUS
7 14 (0.76%) Packer
8 12 (0.65%) Ansible
8 12 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (0.54%) Terraform
10 9 (0.49%) BladeLogic
10 9 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (0.49%) ZABBIX
11 8 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (0.43%) NetBackup
11 8 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (0.38%) AirWatch
12 7 (0.38%) vCenter Server
13 6 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 715 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 449 (24.31%) VMware
3 239 (12.94%) Citrix
4 230 (12.45%) Cisco
5 131 (7.09%) Oracle
6 104 (5.63%) HP
7 68 (3.68%) Apple
8 60 (3.25%) Red Hat
9 55 (2.98%) Veeam
10 41 (2.22%) SAP
11 36 (1.95%) NetApp
12 30 (1.62%) Dell
13 28 (1.52%) CheckPoint
13 28 (1.52%) Symantec
14 27 (1.46%) IBM
15 26 (1.41%) Juniper
16 21 (1.14%) SonicWALL
17 19 (1.03%) F5
18 17 (0.92%) Google
18 17 (0.92%) Xamarin
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