Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 7 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,188 1,799 1,859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.40% 15.59% 15.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.34% 59.37% 61.93%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1,361 1,583
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,250 £22,950
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -

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 2,002 3,030 3,002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.63% 26.25% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,459 2,156 2,441
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 +3 530 £35,000 -12.50% 92
Cambridgeshire +2 374 £40,000 -5.88% 131
Essex -1 128 £37,500 - 48
Bedfordshire -11 84 £35,000 - 11
Norfolk +1 44 £30,750 -6.82% 21
Suffolk -7 33 £45,000 +18.42% 18
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 542 (45.62%) Active Directory
2 532 (44.78%) Microsoft
3 425 (35.77%) Windows Server
4 392 (33.00%) Office 365
5 365 (30.72%) VMware
6 314 (26.43%) Linux
7 276 (23.23%) Microsoft Azure
8 242 (20.37%) ITIL
9 224 (18.86%) Windows 10
10 216 (18.18%) Windows 7
11 209 (17.59%) MS Exchange
12 199 (16.75%) DNS
13 195 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
14 193 (16.25%) Problem-Solving
15 191 (16.08%) Microsoft Office
16 186 (15.66%) SCCM
17 184 (15.49%) Firewall
18 175 (14.73%) DHCP
19 171 (14.39%) Citrix
20 169 (14.23%) PowerShell
21 168 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
22 167 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
23 166 (13.97%) Hyper-V
24 165 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
25 162 (13.64%) Cisco
26 157 (13.22%) Windows Server 2012
27 156 (13.13%) Degree
28 155 (13.05%) SQL Server
29 152 (12.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
30 150 (12.63%) SQL

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
1 209 (17.59%) MS Exchange
2 74 (6.23%) SharePoint
3 73 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 62 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 40 (3.37%) Skype for Business
6 36 (3.03%) IIS
7 14 (1.18%) Confluence
8 13 (1.09%) Apache
9 9 (0.76%) WordPress
10 8 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (0.59%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.51%) JBoss
13 4 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.34%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.25%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
14 3 (0.25%) NetWeaver
14 3 (0.25%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
15 2 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 191 (16.08%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.51%) CATIA
7 4 (0.34%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.34%) GNU Octave
8 3 (0.25%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.084%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (0.76%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.34%) Postilion
2 4 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.25%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.25%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.084%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.084%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.084%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.084%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.084%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.084%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.084%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 392 (33.00%) Office 365
2 276 (23.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 168 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
4 58 (4.88%) SaaS
5 47 (3.96%) OneDrive
6 30 (2.53%) IaaS
6 30 (2.53%) Mimecast
7 28 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
8 21 (1.77%) PaaS
9 18 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (1.18%) OpenShift
11 11 (0.93%) BrowserStack
11 11 (0.93%) Sauce Labs
12 10 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.42%) Power Platform
15 4 (0.34%) Akamai
16 3 (0.25%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 3 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
17 2 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 199 (16.75%) DNS
2 184 (15.49%) Firewall
3 175 (14.73%) DHCP
4 125 (10.52%) TCP/IP
5 84 (7.07%) LAN
6 78 (6.57%) WAN
7 71 (5.98%) VPN
8 70 (5.89%) SAN
9 56 (4.71%) Skype
10 55 (4.63%) VLAN
11 48 (4.04%) Wi-Fi
12 45 (3.79%) Wireless
13 36 (3.03%) NetScaler
14 30 (2.53%) Internet
15 24 (2.02%) iSCSI
15 24 (2.02%) SSL
16 19 (1.60%) BIG-IP
16 19 (1.60%) Network Security
17 18 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
17 18 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (13.05%) SQL Server
2 23 (1.94%) MySQL
3 19 (1.60%) Relational Database
4 15 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (0.84%) GIS
7 9 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (0.59%) Big Data
9 6 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (0.51%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.51%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.42%) Geospatial Data
10 5 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.34%) Power BI
11 4 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 59 (4.97%) JIRA
2 48 (4.04%) Visual Studio
3 40 (3.37%) Selenium
4 36 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 28 (2.36%) Octopus Deploy
6 27 (2.27%) WebDriver
7 24 (2.02%) Git (software)
8 23 (1.94%) JMeter
9 20 (1.68%) Gradle
10 19 (1.60%) Appium
10 19 (1.60%) Cucumber
11 18 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
12 13 (1.09%) Subversion
13 11 (0.93%) Calabash
13 11 (0.93%) Maven
13 11 (0.93%) Robot Framework
13 11 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
14 10 (0.84%) JUnit
14 10 (0.84%) TeamCity
15 9 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 92 (7.74%) Retail
2 77 (6.48%) Finance
3 18 (1.52%) Electronics
4 17 (1.43%) Automotive
5 14 (1.18%) Telecoms
6 11 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (0.76%) Multimedia
8 8 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.42%) Dutch Language
9 5 (0.42%) Legal
9 5 (0.42%) Local Government
10 4 (0.34%) Games
10 4 (0.34%) Military
11 3 (0.25%) French Language
11 3 (0.25%) German Language
12 2 (0.17%) Back Office
12 2 (0.17%) Banking
12 2 (0.17%) Law
12 2 (0.17%) Marketing
12 2 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 239 (20.12%) Analyst
2 110 (9.26%) Support Analyst
3 103 (8.67%) IT Support
4 95 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 90 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 75 (6.31%) Software Engineer
7 71 (5.98%) IT Analyst
8 68 (5.72%) Developer
9 64 (5.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 64 (5.39%) Service Analyst
10 60 (5.05%) Service Desk Analyst
11 57 (4.80%) 2nd Line Support
12 54 (4.55%) Administrator
12 54 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
13 53 (4.46%) IT Engineer
14 52 (4.38%) Security Engineer
15 50 (4.21%) 1st Line Support
16 43 (3.62%) Systems Administrator
17 41 (3.45%) C++ Software Engineer
18 39 (3.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (6.82%) .NET
2 65 (5.47%) Web Services
3 46 (3.87%) HTML
4 43 (3.62%) CSS
5 37 (3.11%) OpenGL
6 34 (2.86%) JSON
7 27 (2.27%) XML
8 20 (1.68%) AngularJS
8 20 (1.68%) React
9 19 (1.60%) Qt
9 19 (1.60%) SOAP
10 16 (1.35%) WCF
11 15 (1.26%) WPF
12 14 (1.18%) REST
13 13 (1.09%) Node.js
14 12 (1.01%) Kafka
14 12 (1.01%) RESTful
15 11 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (0.84%) HTML5
16 10 (0.84%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 99 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (5.05%) Data Centre
3 53 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 53 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
4 47 (3.96%) Replication
5 30 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
6 29 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (2.02%) PKI
7 24 (2.02%) User Experience
8 22 (1.85%) Animation
8 22 (1.85%) Client/Server
8 22 (1.85%) Photography
9 16 (1.35%) Life Science
10 15 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
10 15 (1.26%) Driving Licence
10 15 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
10 15 (1.26%) Public Cloud
11 13 (1.09%) EPoS
12 11 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
13 10 (0.84%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 425 (35.77%) Windows Server
2 314 (26.43%) Linux
3 224 (18.86%) Windows 10
4 216 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 165 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 157 (13.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 67 (5.64%) Android
8 61 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 59 (4.97%) Apple iOS
10 53 (4.46%) Mac OS
11 50 (4.21%) Windows XP
12 47 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 47 (3.96%) Ubuntu
13 44 (3.70%) Windows 8
14 41 (3.45%) Unix
15 28 (2.36%) CentOS
16 23 (1.94%) Windows Vista
17 22 (1.85%) Mac OS X
18 13 (1.09%) Windows 2000
19 11 (0.93%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (20.37%) ITIL
2 193 (16.25%) Problem-Solving
3 167 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
4 152 (12.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 124 (10.44%) Software Engineering
6 123 (10.35%) DevOps
7 101 (8.50%) Computer Science
8 88 (7.41%) Test Automation
9 82 (6.90%) Service Management
10 77 (6.48%) Disaster Recovery
11 68 (5.72%) Cybersecurity
12 65 (5.47%) Mentoring
13 53 (4.46%) Information Security
14 52 (4.38%) SIEM
15 51 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
16 49 (4.12%) ITSM
16 49 (4.12%) Multithreading
16 49 (4.12%) TDD
17 46 (3.87%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (3.87%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 169 (14.23%) PowerShell
2 150 (12.63%) SQL
3 119 (10.02%) Python
4 116 (9.76%) C#
5 89 (7.49%) Java
6 85 (7.15%) C++
7 66 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 65 (5.47%) C
9 35 (2.95%) Ruby
10 32 (2.69%) Shell Script
11 30 (2.53%) Bash Shell
12 25 (2.10%) VBScript
13 22 (1.85%) T-SQL
14 16 (1.35%) Perl
15 15 (1.26%) PHP
16 14 (1.18%) TypeScript
17 9 (0.76%) Embedded C
17 9 (0.76%) Groovy
18 7 (0.59%) Embedded C++
18 7 (0.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 156 (13.13%) Degree
2 114 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 68 (5.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 61 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (4.71%) Security Cleared
6 54 (4.55%) MCSE
7 48 (4.04%) MCSA
8 46 (3.87%) CCNA
9 43 (3.62%) MCP
9 43 (3.62%) SC Cleared
10 39 (3.28%) CISSP
11 36 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
12 27 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 26 (2.19%) CEH
14 23 (1.94%) CCNP
15 21 (1.77%) A+ Certification
15 21 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
16 17 (1.43%) ISTQB
17 14 (1.18%) CCAA
17 14 (1.18%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (7.24%) SLA
2 29 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (2.10%) PCI DSS
3 25 (2.10%) QA
4 23 (1.94%) COBIT
5 20 (1.68%) GDPR
6 8 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.51%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.34%) PMO
9 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.084%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.084%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.084%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 542 (45.62%) Active Directory
2 195 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 166 (13.97%) Hyper-V
4 62 (5.22%) XenApp
5 52 (4.38%) vSphere
6 46 (3.87%) Docker
7 36 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (2.61%) Virtual Machines
9 26 (2.19%) XenDesktop
10 18 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
11 14 (1.18%) VMware NSX
12 13 (1.09%) KVM
13 12 (1.01%) VirtualBox
14 10 (0.84%) DFS Replication
15 8 (0.67%) BitLocker
15 8 (0.67%) Terminal Services
16 7 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 7 (0.59%) Samba
17 6 (0.51%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 6 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 186 (15.66%) SCCM
2 53 (4.46%) SCOM
3 52 (4.38%) Ansible
4 40 (3.37%) Puppet
5 33 (2.78%) Kubernetes
6 28 (2.36%) Microsoft Intune
7 20 (1.68%) Docker Swarm
8 19 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (1.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 19 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 17 (1.43%) Terraform
10 16 (1.35%) WSUS
11 15 (1.26%) SCOrch
12 11 (0.93%) Nagios
12 11 (0.93%) vRealize
13 10 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
14 9 (0.76%) vCenter Server
15 8 (0.67%) Backup Exec
15 8 (0.67%) IBM Guardium
15 8 (0.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 532 (44.78%) Microsoft
2 365 (30.72%) VMware
3 171 (14.39%) Citrix
4 162 (13.64%) Cisco
5 64 (5.39%) Apple
6 63 (5.30%) Oracle
7 58 (4.88%) HP
8 44 (3.70%) ServiceNow
9 42 (3.54%) Red Hat
10 40 (3.37%) CommVault
11 39 (3.28%) Symantec
12 35 (2.95%) Veeam
13 33 (2.78%) NetApp
13 33 (2.78%) Qualys
14 29 (2.44%) Dell
15 25 (2.10%) Ivanti
15 25 (2.10%) SAP
16 20 (1.68%) F5
16 20 (1.68%) SonicWALL
16 20 (1.68%) Veracode