Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 13 6
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1963 1901 2547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.16% 14.44% 16.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.23% 59.69% 64.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1644 1714 2126
East of England median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,525
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.60% +0.07%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £22,125
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3259 3185 3960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.82% 24.19% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2674 2658 3242
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £23,250 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +5 843 £37,000 -1.33% 52
Cambridgeshire -4 621 £41,750 +4.38% 61
Essex -6 176 £32,500 -31.58% 10
Bedfordshire +15 149 £37,500 -11.76% 8
Norfolk +31 108 £37,750 +21.77% 11
Suffolk -10 68 £29,000 -20.55% 4
East Anglia - 1 £45,000 -
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 743 (37.85%) Microsoft
2 630 (32.09%) Windows Server
3 628 (31.99%) Active Directory
4 588 (29.95%) Linux
5 474 (24.15%) VMware
6 348 (17.73%) Microsoft Office
7 334 (17.01%) C++
8 330 (16.81%) Software Engineering
9 329 (16.76%) Degree
10 309 (15.74%) Office 365
11 299 (15.23%) Computer Science
12 298 (15.18%) MS Exchange
13 294 (14.98%) C#
13 294 (14.98%) VMware Infrastructure
14 276 (14.06%) Windows 7
15 272 (13.86%) SQL Server
16 269 (13.70%) Firewall
17 263 (13.40%) ITIL
18 261 (13.30%) Java
18 261 (13.30%) Windows Server 2008
19 258 (13.14%) SQL
20 251 (12.79%) Cisco
21 247 (12.58%) Windows Server 2012
22 241 (12.28%) Citrix
23 236 (12.02%) Windows 10
24 228 (11.61%) Hyper-V
25 226 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
26 212 (10.80%) Python
27 195 (9.93%) TCP/IP
28 189 (9.63%) DNS

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
1 298 (15.18%) MS Exchange
2 110 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 74 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 73 (3.72%) IIS
5 71 (3.62%) Skype for Business
6 54 (2.75%) SharePoint
7 41 (2.09%) Apache
8 36 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 34 (1.73%) CMS
10 21 (1.07%) OpenStack
11 20 (1.02%) Tomcat
12 14 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
12 14 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (0.71%) JBoss
12 14 (0.71%) NetWeaver
13 11 (0.56%) Confluence
14 10 (0.51%) nginx
15 7 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
16 6 (0.31%) IBM Connections
16 6 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 348 (17.73%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
6 5 (0.25%) XMetaL
7 4 (0.20%) EngageOne
7 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.10%) Simulink
9 1 (0.051%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.051%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 17 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.56%) SAP BPC
4 8 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.36%) assyst
6 6 (0.31%) Maximo
7 5 (0.25%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.20%) Exstream
8 4 (0.20%) SystmOne
9 3 (0.15%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.10%) Magento
10 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.10%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.051%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.051%) Orchard Housing
11 1 (0.051%) SAP S/4HANA
11 1 (0.051%) SDL Web 8
11 1 (0.051%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 309 (15.74%) Office 365
2 169 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 128 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (1.88%) PaaS
4 37 (1.88%) SaaS
5 36 (1.83%) IaaS
6 23 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (0.76%) Mimecast
8 15 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 13 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 11 (0.56%) G Suite
11 11 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.41%) OneDrive
12 8 (0.41%) Route 53
13 7 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
14 6 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 269 (13.70%) Firewall
2 195 (9.93%) TCP/IP
3 189 (9.63%) DNS
4 185 (9.42%) SAN
5 165 (8.41%) DHCP
6 155 (7.90%) WAN
7 152 (7.74%) VPN
8 147 (7.49%) LAN
9 92 (4.69%) VoIP
10 75 (3.82%) Wireless
11 71 (3.62%) Internet
12 59 (3.01%) Skype
13 57 (2.90%) VLAN
14 38 (1.94%) NAS
15 36 (1.83%) SSL
16 30 (1.53%) Unified Communications
17 29 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
18 28 (1.43%) MPLS
19 26 (1.32%) iSCSI
19 26 (1.32%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (13.86%) SQL Server
2 71 (3.62%) MySQL
3 53 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (1.83%) Relational Database
5 30 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
7 21 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (1.02%) RDBMS
9 19 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (0.87%) Oracle Database
10 17 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (0.71%) NoSQL
12 12 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (0.56%) SAP Data Services
13 11 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (0.41%) MongoDB
15 8 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
17 6 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 90 (4.58%) Visual Studio
2 65 (3.31%) Jenkins
3 58 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 57 (2.90%) Git (software)
5 38 (1.94%) Subversion
6 28 (1.43%) JIRA
7 24 (1.22%) NUnit
8 20 (1.02%) Hudson
8 20 (1.02%) LabVIEW
8 20 (1.02%) TeamCity
9 18 (0.92%) JUnit
10 17 (0.87%) MSI
10 17 (0.87%) MSTest
10 17 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
11 15 (0.76%) Eclipse
12 14 (0.71%) Moq
13 13 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
14 11 (0.56%) JConsole
14 11 (0.56%) VisualVM
15 9 (0.46%) PyUnit
General
1 178 (9.07%) Finance
2 77 (3.92%) Retail
3 70 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 52 (2.65%) Games
5 39 (1.99%) Marketing
6 36 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 33 (1.68%) Advertising
8 32 (1.63%) Electronics
9 27 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 24 (1.22%) Aerospace
11 23 (1.17%) Back Office
12 22 (1.12%) Multimedia
13 21 (1.07%) Military
14 16 (0.82%) Legal
15 13 (0.66%) Publishing
16 10 (0.51%) Automotive
17 8 (0.41%) Banking
18 5 (0.25%) Dutch Language
18 5 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
19 4 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 343 (17.47%) Developer
2 284 (14.47%) Analyst
3 262 (13.35%) Support Engineer
4 237 (12.07%) Software Engineer
5 190 (9.68%) C++ Software Engineer
6 171 (8.71%) IT Support
7 146 (7.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 136 (6.93%) Support Analyst
9 135 (6.88%) C++ Developer
10 128 (6.52%) IT Engineer
11 123 (6.27%) 2nd Line Support
12 117 (5.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 114 (5.81%) Administrator
14 109 (5.55%) Software Developer
15 93 (4.74%) Desktop Support
16 87 (4.43%) Graduate
17 86 (4.38%) C++ Software Developer
18 85 (4.33%) IT Support Engineer
19 84 (4.28%) .NET Developer
20 79 (4.02%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (9.37%) .NET
2 139 (7.08%) HTML
3 110 (5.60%) ASP.NET
4 92 (4.69%) Web Services
5 80 (4.08%) CSS
6 72 (3.67%) XML
7 56 (2.85%) jQuery
8 44 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 40 (2.04%) HTML5
10 39 (1.99%) STL
11 37 (1.88%) WPF
12 36 (1.83%) WCF
13 32 (1.63%) .NET Framework
13 32 (1.63%) WinForms
14 31 (1.58%) Apache Axis
15 30 (1.53%) AngularJS
16 27 (1.38%) POSIX
17 26 (1.32%) Qt
18 25 (1.27%) JSON
19 24 (1.22%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 299 (15.23%) Computer Science
2 136 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (4.89%) Data Centre
4 77 (3.92%) Algorithms
4 77 (3.92%) Management Information System
5 56 (2.85%) Driving Licence
6 41 (2.09%) Client/Server
7 33 (1.68%) Mobile App
8 29 (1.48%) 3D Printing
9 27 (1.38%) User Experience
10 25 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (1.22%) Data Structures
12 23 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
12 23 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
12 23 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
12 23 (1.17%) iPhone
12 23 (1.17%) Public Cloud
13 22 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 21 (1.07%) CMDB
15 20 (1.02%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 630 (32.09%) Windows Server
2 588 (29.95%) Linux
3 276 (14.06%) Windows 7
4 261 (13.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 247 (12.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 236 (12.02%) Windows 10
7 153 (7.79%) Unix
8 94 (4.79%) Windows 8
9 92 (4.69%) Android
10 80 (4.08%) Apple iOS
11 62 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 49 (2.50%) Mac OS X
13 46 (2.34%) Windows XP
14 45 (2.29%) Mac OS
15 32 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 28 (1.43%) CentOS
17 26 (1.32%) Windows Vista
18 22 (1.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 18 (0.92%) Solaris
19 18 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (16.81%) Software Engineering
2 263 (13.40%) ITIL
3 226 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
4 138 (7.03%) SDLC
5 130 (6.62%) Mathematics
6 124 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 112 (5.71%) Multithreading
8 110 (5.60%) Physics
9 104 (5.30%) DevOps
10 102 (5.20%) Change Management
11 97 (4.94%) OO
12 85 (4.33%) Scrum
13 74 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
14 73 (3.72%) OOD
15 67 (3.41%) Problem Management
16 64 (3.26%) Mentoring
16 64 (3.26%) MVC
17 61 (3.11%) Information Security
18 59 (3.01%) Service Management
19 58 (2.95%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 334 (17.01%) C++
2 294 (14.98%) C#
3 261 (13.30%) Java
4 258 (13.14%) SQL
5 212 (10.80%) Python
6 180 (9.17%) PowerShell
7 166 (8.46%) C
8 132 (6.72%) JavaScript
9 50 (2.55%) Perl
10 45 (2.29%) Bash Shell
11 42 (2.14%) PHP
12 33 (1.68%) VBScript
13 29 (1.48%) Embedded C++
14 28 (1.43%) MATLAB
14 28 (1.43%) Objective-C
15 23 (1.17%) Shell Script
16 21 (1.07%) VB
17 19 (0.97%) Embedded C
18 18 (0.92%) T-SQL
19 16 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 329 (16.76%) Degree
2 182 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 126 (6.42%) Cisco Certification
4 117 (5.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 98 (4.99%) CCNA
6 92 (4.69%) MCSE
7 70 (3.57%) MCP
8 59 (3.01%) MCSA
8 59 (3.01%) Security Cleared
9 57 (2.90%) CISSP
10 44 (2.24%) CISM
11 42 (2.14%) A+ Certification
11 42 (2.14%) DV Cleared
12 36 (1.83%) MCITP
13 34 (1.73%) CompTIA Security+
13 34 (1.73%) Security+ Certification
14 33 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 31 (1.58%) CISA
16 27 (1.38%) Network+ Certification
17 25 (1.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (7.95%) SLA
2 76 (3.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (2.04%) QA
4 33 (1.68%) PCI DSS
5 24 (1.22%) ISO 9001
6 17 (0.87%) GDPR
7 11 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 7 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 6 (0.31%) GAMP
10 6 (0.31%) GxP
11 5 (0.25%) COBIT
11 5 (0.25%) HL7
11 5 (0.25%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.10%) PMO
13 1 (0.051%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.051%) GCP
13 1 (0.051%) GMP
13 1 (0.051%) HIPAA
System Software
1 628 (31.99%) Active Directory
2 294 (14.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 228 (11.61%) Hyper-V
4 70 (3.57%) vSphere
5 54 (2.75%) XenApp
6 49 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
7 40 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
8 39 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
9 32 (1.63%) Docker
10 24 (1.22%) Terminal Services
11 16 (0.82%) XenDesktop
12 14 (0.71%) VMware NSX
13 12 (0.61%) Firmware
14 11 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (0.51%) Terminal Server
15 10 (0.51%) vCloud
16 9 (0.46%) Xen
17 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 6 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
18 6 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 83 (4.23%) SCCM
2 40 (2.04%) Puppet
3 31 (1.58%) Ansible
4 30 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (1.22%) WSUS
6 21 (1.07%) Backup Exec
7 17 (0.87%) vCenter Server
8 15 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
8 15 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
9 14 (0.71%) SCOM
10 13 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
10 13 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 11 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 8 (0.41%) Salt
13 7 (0.36%) ZABBIX
14 5 (0.25%) cPanel
14 5 (0.25%) EMC Navisphere
14 5 (0.25%) Munin
14 5 (0.25%) Plesk
14 5 (0.25%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 743 (37.85%) Microsoft
2 474 (24.15%) VMware
3 251 (12.79%) Cisco
4 241 (12.28%) Citrix
5 124 (6.32%) HP
6 89 (4.53%) Oracle
7 59 (3.01%) Apple
8 46 (2.34%) IBM
9 44 (2.24%) NetApp
10 40 (2.04%) Dell
11 39 (1.99%) Symantec
12 38 (1.94%) Veeam
13 33 (1.68%) SAP
14 28 (1.43%) Avaya
15 26 (1.32%) Adobe
16 25 (1.27%) Sophos
17 23 (1.17%) Red Hat
17 23 (1.17%) Splunk
18 20 (1.02%) SonicWALL
19 19 (0.97%) EMC