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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 7 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 886 1196 1435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.36% 16.08% 18.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.52% 63.45% 68.59%
Number of salaries quoted 721 995 1183
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,001 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,661
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.35%  

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 1464 1885 2092
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 23.73% 25.35% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1150 1518 1724
Median salary £38,500 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.94% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 28 March 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 28 March 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
Cambridgeshire 0 289 £40,000 +6.66% 52
Hertfordshire -7 284 £37,500 +7.14% 45
Essex -5 146 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Bedfordshire -4 85 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Suffolk +4 56 £30,000 +7.14% 7
Norfolk -13 39 £37,500 +25.00% 13
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 678 (37.42%) Microsoft
2 646 (35.65%) Windows Server
3 574 (31.68%) Active Directory
4 572 (31.57%) Linux
5 405 (22.35%) SQL Server
6 387 (21.36%) SQL
7 382 (21.08%) VMware
8 357 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 311 (17.16%) MS Excel
10 310 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 298 (16.45%) Degree
12 296 (16.34%) ITIL
13 291 (16.06%) .NET
14 288 (15.89%) MS Exchange
15 284 (15.67%) Windows 7
16 279 (15.40%) C#
17 263 (14.51%) VMware Infrastructure
18 261 (14.40%) Firewall
19 238 (13.13%) Office 365
20 226 (12.47%) MS Office
21 203 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
22 199 (10.98%) Java
23 198 (10.93%) Cisco
24 193 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
24 193 (10.65%) DNS
25 182 (10.04%) C++
26 180 (9.93%) TCP/IP
27 177 (9.77%) Microsoft Azure
28 174 (9.60%) Software Engineering
29 172 (9.49%) Citrix

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
1 288 (15.89%) MS Exchange
2 151 (8.33%) IIS
3 111 (6.13%) SharePoint
4 98 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 75 (4.14%) Skype for Business
6 66 (3.64%) Apache
7 58 (3.20%) Tomcat
8 47 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
9 25 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 24 (1.32%) JBoss
11 22 (1.21%) Confluence
12 21 (1.16%) WebLogic
13 20 (1.10%) GlassFish
14 19 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 17 (0.94%) OpenStack
16 16 (0.88%) WebSphere
17 15 (0.83%) nginx
18 13 (0.72%) ColdFusion
18 13 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 13 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 311 (17.16%) MS Excel
2 226 (12.47%) MS Office
3 16 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.11%) InDesign
7 2 (0.11%) MS Project
8 1 (0.055%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.055%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.055%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.055%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.055%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 41 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.39%) Sage 200
4 6 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.22%) Sage 50
5 4 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.11%) assyst
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.11%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.055%) Exchequer
8 1 (0.055%) Exstream
8 1 (0.055%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.055%) Magento
8 1 (0.055%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.055%) Pegasus Opera
8 1 (0.055%) Sage 1000
8 1 (0.055%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 238 (13.13%) Office 365
2 177 (9.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 128 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (1.60%) SaaS
6 19 (1.05%) Amazon S3
6 19 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
6 19 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 17 (0.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 16 (0.88%) PaaS
9 14 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 13 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
10 13 (0.72%) IaaS
11 10 (0.55%) iTunes
12 8 (0.44%) Mimecast
13 6 (0.33%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 261 (14.40%) Firewall
2 193 (10.65%) DNS
3 180 (9.93%) TCP/IP
4 147 (8.11%) DHCP
5 121 (6.68%) WAN
6 114 (6.29%) LAN
7 112 (6.18%) SAN
8 98 (5.41%) VPN
9 69 (3.81%) Internet
10 51 (2.81%) Wireless
11 50 (2.76%) Remote Desktop
12 41 (2.26%) HTTP
12 41 (2.26%) VoIP
13 39 (2.15%) VLAN
14 36 (1.99%) Network Security
15 35 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
16 34 (1.88%) LDAP
17 31 (1.71%) Skype
18 24 (1.32%) SMTP
19 22 (1.21%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (22.35%) SQL Server
2 71 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 55 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 53 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (2.76%) Amazon RDS
6 47 (2.59%) MySQL
7 45 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 39 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
9 30 (1.66%) Relational Database
10 24 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
11 22 (1.21%) RDBMS
12 20 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
13 16 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (0.72%) MS Access
15 12 (0.66%) Oracle Database
16 10 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
17 9 (0.50%) NoSQL
18 8 (0.44%) MongoDB
19 7 (0.39%) Big Data
19 7 (0.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 66 (3.64%) Jenkins
2 56 (3.09%) Visual Studio
3 39 (2.15%) Git (software)
4 38 (2.10%) JIRA
5 36 (1.99%) Subversion
6 32 (1.77%) Moq
7 31 (1.71%) NUnit
8 30 (1.66%) Ant
9 27 (1.49%) Maven
9 27 (1.49%) Selenium
10 26 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (1.16%) Hudson
12 20 (1.10%) Gradle
13 19 (1.05%) JUnit
13 19 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
13 19 (1.05%) Vagrant
14 18 (0.99%) LabVIEW
14 18 (0.99%) TeamCity
15 17 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
16 15 (0.83%) MSTest
General
1 169 (9.33%) Finance
2 71 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 48 (2.65%) Retail
4 35 (1.93%) Banking
5 34 (1.88%) Marketing
6 31 (1.71%) Electronics
7 30 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.16%) Advertising
8 21 (1.16%) Legal
9 17 (0.94%) Automotive
10 16 (0.88%) Publishing
11 11 (0.61%) Aerospace
11 11 (0.61%) Law
12 10 (0.55%) Back Office
12 10 (0.55%) Games
13 9 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.44%) French Language
15 7 (0.39%) German Language
15 7 (0.39%) Italian Language
16 6 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 313 (17.27%) Developer
2 309 (17.05%) Analyst
3 218 (12.03%) Support Engineer
4 154 (8.50%) Support Analyst
5 142 (7.84%) IT Support
6 137 (7.56%) Administrator
7 119 (6.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 108 (5.96%) C# Developer
9 103 (5.68%) Software Engineer
10 97 (5.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 95 (5.24%) Systems Administrator
12 85 (4.69%) IT Engineer
12 85 (4.69%) Windows Engineer
13 80 (4.42%) .NET Developer
13 80 (4.42%) Applications Support
14 78 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
15 75 (4.14%) Software Developer
16 71 (3.92%) Senior Developer
17 65 (3.59%) C++ Software Engineer
18 64 (3.53%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (16.06%) .NET
2 152 (8.39%) Web Services
3 122 (6.73%) ASP.NET
4 121 (6.68%) HTML
5 85 (4.69%) AngularJS
6 83 (4.58%) WCF
7 77 (4.25%) XML
8 71 (3.92%) CSS
9 70 (3.86%) WPF
10 65 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 63 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web API
12 62 (3.42%) jQuery
13 57 (3.15%) .NET Framework
14 54 (2.98%) HTML5
15 42 (2.32%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 42 (2.32%) WinForms
16 39 (2.15%) Middleware
17 33 (1.82%) J2EE
18 32 (1.77%) SOAP
19 29 (1.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 146 (8.06%) Computer Science
2 121 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (5.30%) Data Centre
4 54 (2.98%) Driving Licence
5 52 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 42 (2.32%) Blackberry
7 37 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (1.88%) Algorithms
9 32 (1.77%) Mobile App
10 31 (1.71%) Clustering
10 31 (1.71%) Fat Client
10 31 (1.71%) iPad
10 31 (1.71%) Thin Client
11 25 (1.38%) Replication
12 19 (1.05%) NHS
13 16 (0.88%) Private Cloud
14 15 (0.83%) Smartphone
15 14 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
16 13 (0.72%) Augmented Reality
16 13 (0.72%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 646 (35.65%) Windows Server
2 572 (31.57%) Linux
3 357 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 310 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 284 (15.67%) Windows 7
6 141 (7.78%) Unix
6 141 (7.78%) Windows 10
7 113 (6.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 107 (5.91%) Windows 8
9 83 (4.58%) Android
10 79 (4.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 57 (3.15%) Apple iOS
12 35 (1.93%) Mac OS X
12 35 (1.93%) Windows XP
13 34 (1.88%) CentOS
14 20 (1.10%) Windows Vista
15 15 (0.83%) Solaris
15 15 (0.83%) Ubuntu
16 14 (0.77%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 12 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (16.34%) ITIL
2 203 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (9.60%) Software Engineering
4 129 (7.12%) Configuration Management
5 112 (6.18%) Mathematics
6 110 (6.07%) MVC
7 98 (5.41%) SDLC
8 90 (4.97%) Service Delivery
9 83 (4.58%) Scrum
10 77 (4.25%) Change Management
11 74 (4.08%) Problem Management
12 73 (4.03%) TDD
13 71 (3.92%) OO
14 69 (3.81%) CRM
14 69 (3.81%) Incident Management
15 67 (3.70%) DevOps
16 61 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
17 58 (3.20%) Workflow
18 55 (3.04%) Mentoring
19 51 (2.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 387 (21.36%) SQL
2 279 (15.40%) C#
3 199 (10.98%) Java
4 182 (10.04%) C++
5 169 (9.33%) PowerShell
6 149 (8.22%) Python
7 131 (7.23%) JavaScript
8 101 (5.57%) Perl
9 88 (4.86%) C
10 69 (3.81%) Bash Shell
11 64 (3.53%) T-SQL
12 61 (3.37%) VBScript
13 46 (2.54%) Shell Script
14 45 (2.48%) VB
15 35 (1.93%) PHP
16 33 (1.82%) VB.NET
17 32 (1.77%) Ruby
18 10 (0.55%) Lua
19 9 (0.50%) TypeScript
19 9 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 298 (16.45%) Degree
2 193 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 113 (6.24%) MCSE
4 80 (4.42%) MCP
5 75 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
6 66 (3.64%) Security Cleared
7 62 (3.42%) MCSA
8 60 (3.31%) CCNA
9 46 (2.54%) MCITP
10 44 (2.43%) SC Cleared
11 43 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 34 (1.88%) PhD
13 31 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
14 24 (1.32%) CCNP
15 22 (1.21%) MCTS
16 18 (0.99%) A+ Certification
17 15 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
17 15 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
18 14 (0.77%) DV Cleared
19 13 (0.72%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (6.46%) SLA
2 37 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (1.82%) QA
4 7 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.17%) HL7
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 14000
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.055%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.055%) ISO13485
System Software
1 574 (31.68%) Active Directory
2 263 (14.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 79 (4.36%) vSphere
5 47 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
6 44 (2.43%) XenApp
7 40 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
8 31 (1.71%) VMware ESX
9 30 (1.66%) XenDesktop
10 27 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
11 24 (1.32%) Terminal Services
12 18 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (0.88%) KVM
14 15 (0.83%) Docker
15 12 (0.66%) vCloud
16 9 (0.50%) iptables
17 8 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
18 7 (0.39%) Samba
19 6 (0.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
19 6 (0.33%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 165 (9.11%) SCCM
2 69 (3.81%) SCOM
3 62 (3.42%) Puppet
4 53 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (1.05%) Backup Exec
6 16 (0.88%) Ansible
7 15 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 14 (0.77%) Nagios
8 14 (0.77%) Packer
9 10 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (0.50%) NetBackup
10 9 (0.50%) WSUS
11 8 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (0.44%) Terraform
12 7 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 6 (0.33%) Nessus
13 6 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 6 (0.33%) vRealize
14 5 (0.28%) BladeLogic
14 5 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 678 (37.42%) Microsoft
2 382 (21.08%) VMware
3 198 (10.93%) Cisco
4 172 (9.49%) Citrix
5 140 (7.73%) Oracle
6 78 (4.30%) Red Hat
7 74 (4.08%) HP
8 48 (2.65%) IBM
9 43 (2.37%) NetApp
10 41 (2.26%) Apple
10 41 (2.26%) CheckPoint
11 38 (2.10%) Veeam
12 33 (1.82%) EMC
13 31 (1.71%) F5
14 28 (1.55%) Dell
14 28 (1.55%) Juniper
14 28 (1.55%) SAP
15 27 (1.49%) Symantec
16 22 (1.21%) Blue Coat
17 20 (1.10%) Sophos
Much Hadham, Hertfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £28,000 per annum Negotiable +Pension+Travel allowance
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 50k + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £34000 per annum + benefits+certified training
Posted: Yesterday
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Harlow, Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% Pension + 15% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000 + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + 10% Pension + 15% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Clacton-On-Sea, Essex
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 5 days ago