Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 12 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,935 1,845 2,466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.43% 14.65% 16.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.59% 60.00% 64.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,560 1,604 2,142
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £56,225
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +2.56%

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 3,481 3,075 3,833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.76% 24.41% 25.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,744 2,487 3,132
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018. 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 +6 877 £37,250 -0.67% 107
Cambridgeshire -6 595 £40,000 - 160
Essex -6 187 £35,000 -17.65% 49
Bedfordshire +13 117 £41,250 +3.13% 34
Norfolk +36 92 £32,500 -7.14% 22
Suffolk -4 66 £37,500 +7.14% 25
East Anglia - 1 £45,000 - 8
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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.

1 730 (37.73%) Microsoft
2 640 (33.07%) Windows Server
3 618 (31.94%) Linux
4 594 (30.70%) Active Directory
5 499 (25.79%) VMware
6 340 (17.57%) Microsoft Office
7 306 (15.81%) Software Engineering
8 303 (15.66%) ITIL
9 283 (14.63%) C++
10 278 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
11 271 (14.01%) Windows 7
12 268 (13.85%) Degree
13 259 (13.39%) Computer Science
14 255 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
15 247 (12.76%) Windows Server 2012
16 245 (12.66%) Office 365
16 245 (12.66%) SQL
16 245 (12.66%) SQL Server
17 244 (12.61%) C#
18 243 (12.56%) Java
19 241 (12.45%) Windows Server 2008
20 236 (12.20%) Citrix
21 216 (11.16%) DNS
22 214 (11.06%) Python
23 212 (10.96%) MS Exchange
24 207 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
25 203 (10.49%) Hyper-V
26 201 (10.39%) PowerShell
27 199 (10.28%) Firewall
27 199 (10.28%) Windows 10

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
1 212 (10.96%) MS Exchange
2 90 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 65 (3.36%) Skype for Business
5 58 (3.00%) OpenStack
6 53 (2.74%) IIS
7 51 (2.64%) SharePoint
8 39 (2.02%) Apache
9 34 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
10 29 (1.50%) Confluence
11 21 (1.09%) Tomcat
12 20 (1.03%) CMS
13 15 (0.78%) JBoss
14 13 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
15 10 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 8 (0.41%) GlassFish
17 7 (0.36%) nginx
18 6 (0.31%) IBM Connections
18 6 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
19 5 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 340 (17.57%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (2.12%) Spreadsheet
3 21 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.21%) EngageOne
8 4 (0.21%) Weka
9 2 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.052%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.052%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.052%) Maya
10 1 (0.052%) XMetaL
10 1 (0.052%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 14 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.26%) ResourceLink
4 4 (0.21%) Exstream
4 4 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.10%) assyst
6 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.10%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.10%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.10%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.052%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.052%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 245 (12.66%) Office 365
2 185 (9.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
4 49 (2.53%) SaaS
5 34 (1.76%) IaaS
6 24 (1.24%) PaaS
7 20 (1.03%) Mimecast
8 19 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (0.62%) G Suite
11 11 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.47%) GitHub
12 9 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.21%) Slack
14 4 (0.21%) Yammer
15 2 (0.10%) Dynamics 365
16 1 (0.052%) Asana
16 1 (0.052%) Serverless
16 1 (0.052%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 216 (11.16%) DNS
2 199 (10.28%) Firewall
3 192 (9.92%) TCP/IP
4 155 (8.01%) DHCP
5 141 (7.29%) SAN
6 131 (6.77%) LAN
6 131 (6.77%) WAN
7 117 (6.05%) VPN
8 73 (3.77%) VoIP
9 65 (3.36%) Internet
10 55 (2.84%) VLAN
11 54 (2.79%) Wireless
12 50 (2.58%) Skype
13 38 (1.96%) Unified Communications
14 30 (1.55%) NAS
15 27 (1.40%) Network Security
16 26 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
17 21 (1.09%) iSCSI
18 17 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
18 17 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 56 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 55 (2.84%) MySQL
4 42 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 38 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 27 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 25 (1.29%) NoSQL
8 21 (1.09%) GIS
8 21 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
9 19 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
12 14 (0.72%) RDBMS
13 13 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (0.67%) Power BI
14 12 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
15 11 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
16 10 (0.52%) Geospatial Data
17 9 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 65 (3.36%) Git (software)
2 60 (3.10%) Visual Studio
3 49 (2.53%) JIRA
4 42 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 36 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (1.34%) Subversion
7 16 (0.83%) JUnit
7 16 (0.83%) MSI
7 16 (0.83%) Selenium
8 13 (0.67%) Hudson
9 12 (0.62%) Eclipse
10 10 (0.52%) GCC
11 9 (0.47%) TeamCity
12 8 (0.41%) Maven
12 8 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (0.41%) PROIV
13 7 (0.36%) Bitbucket
13 7 (0.36%) Moq
13 7 (0.36%) MSTest
13 7 (0.36%) PyUnit
General
1 177 (9.15%) Finance
2 61 (3.15%) Marketing
3 60 (3.10%) Retail
4 43 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 33 (1.71%) Electronics
6 28 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 27 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 20 (1.03%) Games
9 14 (0.72%) Billing
9 14 (0.72%) Multimedia
10 13 (0.67%) Advertising
10 13 (0.67%) Aerospace
10 13 (0.67%) Banking
10 13 (0.67%) Legal
11 11 (0.57%) Back Office
12 10 (0.52%) Military
13 8 (0.41%) German Language
14 5 (0.26%) Automotive
14 5 (0.26%) Dutch Language
14 5 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 271 (14.01%) Support Engineer
2 257 (13.28%) Developer
3 248 (12.82%) Analyst
4 218 (11.27%) Software Engineer
5 179 (9.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 166 (8.58%) C++ Software Engineer
7 159 (8.22%) IT Support
8 126 (6.51%) Desktop Support
9 117 (6.05%) IT Engineer
10 115 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support
10 115 (5.94%) Windows Engineer
11 114 (5.89%) Support Analyst
12 92 (4.75%) Administrator
13 90 (4.65%) Software Developer
14 88 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 84 (4.34%) C++ Developer
16 82 (4.24%) Service Analyst
17 80 (4.13%) Graduate
17 80 (4.13%) IT Support Engineer
18 68 (3.51%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (8.84%) .NET
2 153 (7.91%) HTML
3 100 (5.17%) CSS
4 97 (5.01%) ASP.NET
5 73 (3.77%) XML
6 71 (3.67%) Web Services
7 51 (2.64%) WPF
8 47 (2.43%) jQuery
9 42 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 41 (2.12%) .NET Framework
10 41 (2.12%) AngularJS
11 34 (1.76%) WCF
12 30 (1.55%) WinForms
13 25 (1.29%) EDI
13 25 (1.29%) Entity Framework
14 23 (1.19%) HTML5
14 23 (1.19%) JSON
15 22 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
16 20 (1.03%) REST
16 20 (1.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 259 (13.39%) Computer Science
2 141 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 141 (7.29%) Data Centre
3 120 (6.20%) Management Information System
4 57 (2.95%) Algorithms
5 42 (2.17%) Public Cloud
6 40 (2.07%) Driving Licence
7 35 (1.81%) Embedded Systems
8 32 (1.65%) Blackberry
9 29 (1.50%) Fat Client
9 29 (1.50%) Life Science
9 29 (1.50%) Thin Client
10 24 (1.24%) Mobile App
11 23 (1.19%) Replication
12 21 (1.09%) User Experience
13 17 (0.88%) Client/Server
13 17 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (0.83%) Data Structures
15 15 (0.78%) iPhone
16 13 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 640 (33.07%) Windows Server
2 618 (31.94%) Linux
3 271 (14.01%) Windows 7
4 247 (12.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 241 (12.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 199 (10.28%) Windows 10
7 166 (8.58%) Unix
8 110 (5.68%) Windows 8
9 74 (3.82%) Apple iOS
10 52 (2.69%) Android
11 51 (2.64%) Mac OS X
12 42 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 30 (1.55%) Windows XP
14 29 (1.50%) Mac OS
15 19 (0.98%) CentOS
15 19 (0.98%) Solaris
16 17 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 17 (0.88%) Windows Vista
17 14 (0.72%) AIX
18 11 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (15.81%) Software Engineering
2 303 (15.66%) ITIL
3 255 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
4 161 (8.32%) DevOps
5 121 (6.25%) Mathematics
6 104 (5.37%) SDLC
7 103 (5.32%) Multithreading
8 90 (4.65%) OO
9 85 (4.39%) Problem Management
10 84 (4.34%) Scrum
11 83 (4.29%) Service Management
12 81 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
13 79 (4.08%) Change Management
13 79 (4.08%) E-Commerce
14 78 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
14 78 (4.03%) Service Delivery
15 76 (3.93%) Configuration Management
16 75 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
17 73 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
18 68 (3.51%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 283 (14.63%) C++
2 245 (12.66%) SQL
3 244 (12.61%) C#
4 243 (12.56%) Java
5 214 (11.06%) Python
6 201 (10.39%) PowerShell
7 172 (8.89%) C
8 154 (7.96%) JavaScript
9 57 (2.95%) Bash Shell
10 44 (2.27%) PHP
11 42 (2.17%) VB.NET
12 39 (2.02%) Embedded C++
13 30 (1.55%) Perl
14 29 (1.50%) Embedded C
15 28 (1.45%) Ruby
15 28 (1.45%) T-SQL
16 24 (1.24%) Shell Script
17 23 (1.19%) VBA
18 22 (1.14%) MATLAB
19 15 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 268 (13.85%) Degree
2 207 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 114 (5.89%) MCSE
4 93 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
5 86 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 79 (4.08%) Security Cleared
7 64 (3.31%) MCITP
8 56 (2.89%) CCNA
8 56 (2.89%) MCP
9 53 (2.74%) MCSA
10 46 (2.38%) CISSP
11 38 (1.96%) SC Cleared
12 35 (1.81%) DV Cleared
13 32 (1.65%) CISM
13 32 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 29 (1.50%) SANS
15 28 (1.45%) A+ Certification
16 27 (1.40%) CCNP
16 27 (1.40%) SSCP
17 25 (1.29%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (8.94%) SLA
2 62 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 25 (1.29%) QA
5 24 (1.24%) GDPR
6 12 (0.62%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.31%) COBIT
7 6 (0.31%) GAMP
7 6 (0.31%) GxP
8 5 (0.26%) ISO 22301
8 5 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.16%) PMO
11 2 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.10%) GCP
11 2 (0.10%) ISO 13485
11 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.052%) COSO
12 1 (0.052%) HIPAA
System Software
1 594 (30.70%) Active Directory
2 278 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 203 (10.49%) Hyper-V
4 69 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 51 (2.64%) XenApp
6 50 (2.58%) vSphere
7 35 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
8 29 (1.50%) VMware NSX
9 26 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
10 25 (1.29%) XenDesktop
11 22 (1.14%) Firmware
12 21 (1.09%) Xen
13 15 (0.78%) XenServer
14 14 (0.72%) Docker
15 13 (0.67%) Terminal Services
16 12 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
17 10 (0.52%) vCloud
18 7 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
19 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 5 (0.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 107 (5.53%) SCCM
2 53 (2.74%) Ansible
3 51 (2.64%) Puppet
4 40 (2.07%) vCenter Server
5 37 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (1.55%) SCOM
7 22 (1.14%) WSUS
8 17 (0.88%) Backup Exec
9 15 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
9 15 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 8 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (0.36%) AirWatch
11 7 (0.36%) cPanel
11 7 (0.36%) Plesk
12 5 (0.26%) Kubernetes
12 5 (0.26%) XenMobile
13 4 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.21%) IBM BigFix
13 4 (0.21%) vRealize
Vendors
1 730 (37.73%) Microsoft
2 499 (25.79%) VMware
3 236 (12.20%) Citrix
4 154 (7.96%) Cisco
5 122 (6.30%) HP
6 83 (4.29%) Oracle
7 53 (2.74%) Apple
8 50 (2.58%) Red Hat
9 43 (2.22%) Symantec
9 43 (2.22%) Veeam
10 40 (2.07%) IBM
11 36 (1.86%) NetApp
12 34 (1.76%) Dell
13 30 (1.55%) Avaya
14 26 (1.34%) Sophos
15 25 (1.29%) Intel
16 24 (1.24%) Google
17 23 (1.19%) Splunk
18 16 (0.83%) Ivanti
19 15 (0.78%) Adobe