Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 11 13
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,597 1,918 1,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.14% 15.82% 14.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.68% 59.18% 59.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,152 1,572 1,654
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
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 2,589 3,241 3,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.16% 26.74% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,857 2,624 2,618
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +2 740 £37,500 - 88
Cambridgeshire +2 411 £40,000 - 90
Essex +8 208 £29,000 -10.08% 32
Bedfordshire -3 144 £42,000 +20.00% 17
Norfolk -4 51 £31,500 -13.70% 6
Suffolk -12 44 £35,000 +29.63% 9
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 789 (49.41%) Microsoft
2 707 (44.27%) Active Directory
3 596 (37.32%) Windows Server
4 471 (29.49%) VMware
5 433 (27.11%) Office 365
6 362 (22.67%) Linux
7 323 (20.23%) Windows 7
8 311 (19.47%) Microsoft Azure
9 296 (18.53%) Windows 10
10 289 (18.10%) SQL
11 274 (17.16%) Microsoft Office
11 274 (17.16%) Firewall
12 270 (16.91%) SQL Server
13 266 (16.66%) VMware Infrastructure
14 265 (16.59%) ITIL
15 262 (16.41%) DNS
16 249 (15.59%) PowerShell
17 234 (14.65%) Windows Server 2012
18 230 (14.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 226 (14.15%) Citrix
20 221 (13.84%) Windows Server 2008
21 214 (13.40%) TCP/IP
22 210 (13.15%) Problem-Solving
23 197 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
24 196 (12.27%) MS Exchange
25 186 (11.65%) Hyper-V
26 185 (11.58%) DHCP
27 179 (11.21%) Finance
28 171 (10.71%) C#
28 171 (10.71%) SCCM

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
1 196 (12.27%) MS Exchange
2 82 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 68 (4.26%) Skype for Business
4 60 (3.76%) IIS
5 50 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 49 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2010
7 29 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 24 (1.50%) JBoss
8 24 (1.50%) WebLogic
9 22 (1.38%) WebSphere
10 21 (1.31%) OpenStack
11 20 (1.25%) IBM Notes
12 15 (0.94%) Apache
13 13 (0.81%) Confluence
13 13 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
14 12 (0.75%) Tomcat
15 11 (0.69%) GlassFish
15 11 (0.69%) MQSeries
15 11 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 8 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 274 (17.16%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.19%) Windchill
8 2 (0.13%) CATIA
8 2 (0.13%) EPLAN
8 2 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
3 7 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.31%) CiviCRM
4 5 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.25%) C-CURE
6 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.19%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.13%) Carpe Diem
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.13%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.13%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.063%) assyst
8 1 (0.063%) Maximo
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.063%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 433 (27.11%) Office 365
2 311 (19.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 122 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
4 52 (3.26%) SaaS
5 42 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 38 (2.38%) Mimecast
7 34 (2.13%) IaaS
8 29 (1.82%) PaaS
9 25 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
10 21 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 14 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (0.88%) GitHub
12 12 (0.75%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (0.63%) Amazon Glacier
14 10 (0.63%) OneDrive
15 8 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (0.50%) AWS CloudTrail
16 7 (0.44%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 274 (17.16%) Firewall
2 262 (16.41%) DNS
3 214 (13.40%) TCP/IP
4 185 (11.58%) DHCP
5 126 (7.89%) VPN
6 118 (7.39%) LAN
7 105 (6.57%) WAN
8 104 (6.51%) SAN
9 84 (5.26%) VLAN
10 68 (4.26%) Internet
10 68 (4.26%) Wireless
11 52 (3.26%) Skype
12 49 (3.07%) Network Security
13 45 (2.82%) IP Telephony
14 43 (2.69%) VoIP
15 42 (2.63%) MPLS
16 39 (2.44%) SSL
17 32 (2.00%) HTTP
18 31 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
19 27 (1.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (16.91%) SQL Server
2 71 (4.45%) MySQL
3 28 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (1.50%) Relational Database
5 20 (1.25%) Oracle Database
6 18 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
6 18 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (1.00%) Big Data
9 13 (0.81%) MongoDB
9 13 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
10 12 (0.75%) NoSQL
11 10 (0.63%) MariaDB
11 10 (0.63%) RDBMS
11 10 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (0.44%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 95 (5.95%) Visual Studio
2 50 (3.13%) JIRA
3 47 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 39 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 34 (2.13%) Subversion
6 26 (1.63%) TeamCity
7 23 (1.44%) Maven
8 21 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (1.25%) Selenium
10 17 (1.06%) Gradle
11 16 (1.00%) Bitbucket
12 12 (0.75%) Hudson
13 10 (0.63%) SoapUI
14 9 (0.56%) Eclipse
14 9 (0.56%) JUnit
15 7 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
15 7 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
15 7 (0.44%) ReSharper
16 6 (0.38%) Appium
General
1 179 (11.21%) Finance
2 89 (5.57%) Retail
3 51 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 35 (2.19%) Electronics
5 30 (1.88%) Games
6 27 (1.69%) Aerospace
7 23 (1.44%) Marketing
8 22 (1.38%) Back Office
8 22 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 21 (1.31%) Automotive
10 17 (1.06%) French Language
11 14 (0.88%) Advertising
12 13 (0.81%) German Language
13 9 (0.56%) Legal
13 9 (0.56%) Local Government
14 8 (0.50%) Swedish Language
15 7 (0.44%) Italian Language
15 7 (0.44%) Publishing
16 6 (0.38%) Banking
16 6 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 234 (14.65%) Analyst
1 234 (14.65%) Support Engineer
2 152 (9.52%) Developer
3 149 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 145 (9.08%) IT Support
5 127 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 108 (6.76%) IT Engineer
7 95 (5.95%) Support Analyst
8 86 (5.39%) Desktop Support
9 75 (4.70%) IT Support Engineer
10 71 (4.45%) Windows Engineer
11 70 (4.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 68 (4.26%) Consultant
12 68 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
13 65 (4.07%) Software Engineer
14 64 (4.01%) Administrator
15 63 (3.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 60 (3.76%) Desktop Engineer
17 58 (3.63%) C# Developer
18 57 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (9.71%) .NET
2 88 (5.51%) HTML
3 71 (4.45%) Web Services
4 69 (4.32%) CSS
5 63 (3.94%) ASP.NET
6 53 (3.32%) XML
7 38 (2.38%) .NET Framework
8 28 (1.75%) AngularJS
9 25 (1.57%) Java EE
9 25 (1.57%) JSON
9 25 (1.57%) WPF
10 21 (1.31%) jQuery
11 19 (1.19%) ActiveMQ
11 19 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
12 18 (1.13%) LAMP
12 18 (1.13%) SOAP
13 16 (1.00%) Hibernate
13 16 (1.00%) REST
14 15 (0.94%) Flash
14 15 (0.94%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 161 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (6.95%) Management Information System
3 104 (6.51%) Data Centre
4 102 (6.39%) Self-Motivation
5 46 (2.88%) Driving Licence
6 42 (2.63%) Client/Server
7 38 (2.38%) Public Cloud
8 37 (2.32%) Replication
9 27 (1.69%) Blackberry
10 26 (1.63%) iPhone
11 25 (1.57%) PKI
12 23 (1.44%) Fat Client
12 23 (1.44%) Security Operations Centre
12 23 (1.44%) Thin Client
13 21 (1.31%) Smartphone
14 16 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
15 15 (0.94%) Fintech
15 15 (0.94%) Life Science
16 14 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
17 11 (0.69%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 596 (37.32%) Windows Server
2 362 (22.67%) Linux
3 323 (20.23%) Windows 7
4 296 (18.53%) Windows 10
5 234 (14.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 221 (13.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 140 (8.77%) Unix
8 101 (6.32%) Windows 8
9 72 (4.51%) Apple iOS
10 62 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 49 (3.07%) Mac OS X
12 42 (2.63%) Android
13 36 (2.25%) Windows XP
14 35 (2.19%) Ubuntu
15 27 (1.69%) CentOS
16 20 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 17 (1.06%) AIX
18 14 (0.88%) Debian
19 11 (0.69%) Windows Phone
20 10 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (16.59%) ITIL
2 230 (14.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 210 (13.15%) Problem-Solving
4 197 (12.34%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (9.02%) Software Engineering
6 97 (6.07%) Cybersecurity
7 93 (5.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 85 (5.32%) Change Management
9 84 (5.26%) Project Management
10 83 (5.20%) Mentoring
11 76 (4.76%) Migration
12 69 (4.32%) Service Management
13 68 (4.26%) Service Delivery
14 67 (4.20%) Incident Management
14 67 (4.20%) Time Management
15 64 (4.01%) SIEM
16 63 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
17 61 (3.82%) Patch Management
17 61 (3.82%) Test Automation
18 59 (3.69%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 289 (18.10%) SQL
2 249 (15.59%) PowerShell
3 171 (10.71%) C#
4 134 (8.39%) Python
5 124 (7.76%) C++
6 117 (7.33%) JavaScript
7 104 (6.51%) Java
8 83 (5.20%) Bash Shell
9 57 (3.57%) C
10 51 (3.19%) PHP
11 37 (2.32%) Perl
11 37 (2.32%) T-SQL
12 35 (2.19%) VBScript
13 31 (1.94%) TypeScript
14 22 (1.38%) Shell Script
14 22 (1.38%) VB
15 20 (1.25%) VBA
16 18 (1.13%) VB.NET
17 16 (1.00%) Ruby
18 14 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 143 (8.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 136 (8.52%) Degree
3 83 (5.20%) CISSP
4 80 (5.01%) MCSE
5 66 (4.13%) CISM
5 66 (4.13%) MCP
6 63 (3.94%) GIAC
7 61 (3.82%) MCSA
8 60 (3.76%) CompTIA Security+
9 59 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
10 55 (3.44%) CCNA
10 55 (3.44%) SANS
10 55 (3.44%) SSCP
11 53 (3.32%) Security Cleared
12 43 (2.69%) CISA
13 38 (2.38%) Network+ Certification
14 37 (2.32%) CSSLP
15 34 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 31 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
17 30 (1.88%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (9.08%) SLA
2 45 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (2.38%) PCI DSS
4 30 (1.88%) GDPR
5 23 (1.44%) QA
6 16 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
7 14 (0.88%) ISO 22301
8 10 (0.63%) COBIT
9 3 (0.19%) BS7799
9 3 (0.19%) WAI
10 2 (0.13%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.13%) PMO
10 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.063%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.063%) GAMP
11 1 (0.063%) GMP
11 1 (0.063%) GxP
System Software
1 707 (44.27%) Active Directory
2 266 (16.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 186 (11.65%) Hyper-V
4 107 (6.70%) vSphere
5 68 (4.26%) XenApp
6 61 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
7 44 (2.76%) Docker
8 43 (2.69%) XenDesktop
9 29 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
10 28 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
11 25 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
12 24 (1.50%) Terminal Services
13 20 (1.25%) BitLocker
13 20 (1.25%) VirtualBox
14 17 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
15 15 (0.94%) XenServer
16 10 (0.63%) Xen
17 8 (0.50%) NFS
17 8 (0.50%) Samba
18 7 (0.44%) KVM
Systems Management
1 171 (10.71%) SCCM
2 68 (4.26%) Puppet
3 56 (3.51%) SCOM
4 46 (2.88%) Backup Exec
5 36 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
6 33 (2.07%) Ansible
7 21 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
8 20 (1.25%) Kubernetes
9 19 (1.19%) vCenter Server
10 18 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
11 17 (1.06%) SCVMM
12 16 (1.00%) vRealize
12 16 (1.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 16 (1.00%) WSUS
13 15 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 14 (0.88%) AirWatch
14 14 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
15 12 (0.75%) Nagios
16 11 (0.69%) FortiGate
17 10 (0.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 789 (49.41%) Microsoft
2 471 (29.49%) VMware
3 226 (14.15%) Citrix
4 118 (7.39%) Cisco
5 114 (7.14%) Oracle
6 90 (5.64%) Symantec
7 89 (5.57%) HP
8 87 (5.45%) Veeam
9 84 (5.26%) Sophos
10 83 (5.20%) Apple
11 48 (3.01%) IBM
12 38 (2.38%) Dell
13 37 (2.32%) NetApp
14 36 (2.25%) Avaya
15 26 (1.63%) Juniper
15 26 (1.63%) SAP
16 25 (1.57%) EMC
17 24 (1.50%) Red Hat
17 24 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
18 23 (1.44%) Remedy