Windows Jobs in England

Microsoft Windows
UK > England

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England requiring Windows skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Windows over the 6 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 15 15 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7,579 7,928 12,507
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 9.12% 10.84% 8.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.59% 64.00% 47.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5,880 5,934 9,014
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,152 £25,000
25th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,000 £44,000 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +2.33% -4.44%
75th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £71,991 £78,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £42,000 £44,583 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.79% +1.32% -2.22%

All Operating Systems
England

Windows falls under the Operating Systems category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring operating system skills in England.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 11,213 12,388 26,485
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 13.49% 16.93% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8,378 9,018 14,904
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £26,450
25th Percentile £32,000 £35,000 £35,594
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,958 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.56% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £71,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £91,250 £88,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% - +5.00%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in England

Windows
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in England.

Salary trend for Windows in England

Windows
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Windows in England

Windows
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the England region over the 6 months to 21 July 2024. 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
Jobs
South East -2 1,785 £42,000 +12.00% 303
London -3 1,671 £55,000 +4.76% 185
North of England -2 1,376 £38,000 -5.00% 265
Midlands +4 1,197 £35,000 -12.50% 166
South West +6 920 £40,000 -5.33% 131
North West -1 734 £40,000 -11.11% 137
West Midlands +5 683 £35,000 -12.50% 96
East of England +1 606 £32,500 -13.33% 107
East Midlands +4 509 £34,000 -15.00% 70
Yorkshire +3 500 £37,500 +7.14% 97
North East +4 144 £35,500 -11.25% 37
Windows
UK

Windows
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1,130 (14.91%) Microsoft Exchange
2 786 (10.37%) SharePoint
3 183 (2.41%) IIS
4 114 (1.50%) Apache
5 53 (0.70%) Confluence
5 53 (0.70%) Tomcat
6 42 (0.55%) Skype for Business
7 40 (0.53%) CMS
8 37 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 29 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 23 (0.30%) OpenStack
10 23 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 22 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
12 16 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
13 15 (0.20%) JBoss
13 15 (0.20%) SAS
14 14 (0.18%) Umbraco
14 14 (0.18%) WordPress
15 12 (0.16%) nginx
16 11 (0.15%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1,101 (14.53%) Microsoft Office
2 239 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 73 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 18 (0.24%) AutoCAD
7 17 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
8 13 (0.17%) Trello
9 6 (0.079%) Adobe XD
10 5 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.066%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.040%) Final Cut Pro
11 3 (0.040%) Pro Tools
11 3 (0.040%) Simulink
12 2 (0.026%) Windchill
13 1 (0.013%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.013%) InDesign
13 1 (0.013%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.013%) Revit
Business Applications
1 34 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.42%) NEC Housing
3 16 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 14 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
5 12 (0.16%) Fidessa
6 9 (0.12%) Teamcenter
7 8 (0.11%) SAP ERP
8 7 (0.092%) Elite 3E
9 6 (0.079%) Oracle Cash Management
10 5 (0.066%) Temenos T24
11 4 (0.053%) Salesforce CRM
11 4 (0.053%) Shopify
12 3 (0.040%) Carpe Diem
12 3 (0.040%) Eikon
13 2 (0.026%) Farmplan
13 2 (0.026%) JDE EnterpriseOne
13 2 (0.026%) KEYPrime
13 2 (0.026%) NetSuite
14 1 (0.013%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3,073 (40.55%) Microsoft 365
2 2,740 (36.15%) Azure
3 864 (11.40%) Entra ID
4 666 (8.79%) AWS
5 304 (4.01%) OneDrive
6 262 (3.46%) Azure DevOps
7 239 (3.15%) IBM Cloud
8 221 (2.92%) SaaS
9 167 (2.20%) Serverless
10 159 (2.10%) IaaS
11 146 (1.93%) GCP
12 142 (1.87%) Azure Functions
13 135 (1.78%) Azure API Management
14 132 (1.74%) Azure Service Bus
15 130 (1.72%) Azure Logic Apps
16 123 (1.62%) Google Workspace
17 120 (1.58%) Power Platform
18 119 (1.57%) Mimecast
19 85 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
20 80 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1,345 (17.75%) Firewall
2 1,077 (14.21%) DNS
3 763 (10.07%) DHCP
4 703 (9.28%) LAN
5 675 (8.91%) WAN
6 647 (8.54%) TCP/IP
7 570 (7.52%) VPN
8 396 (5.22%) Wi-Fi
9 330 (4.35%) SAN
10 329 (4.34%) Wireless
11 298 (3.93%) Internet
12 271 (3.58%) VLAN
13 239 (3.15%) Network Security
14 229 (3.02%) VoIP
15 139 (1.83%) WLAN
16 131 (1.73%) NAS
17 121 (1.60%) Remote Desktop
18 100 (1.32%) SD-WAN
19 72 (0.95%) SNMP
20 69 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 665 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 344 (4.54%) MongoDB
3 306 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
4 292 (3.85%) DB2
5 254 (3.35%) NoSQL
6 202 (2.67%) Relational Database
7 122 (1.61%) MySQL
8 120 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
9 89 (1.17%) Power BI
10 69 (0.91%) Oracle Database
11 55 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 53 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
13 45 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 39 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
15 30 (0.40%) QlikView
16 25 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
17 23 (0.30%) RDBMS
17 23 (0.30%) Redis
18 17 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 16 (0.21%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 193 (2.55%) Git
2 146 (1.93%) JIRA
3 112 (1.48%) Jenkins
4 80 (1.06%) Visual Studio
5 69 (0.91%) GitLab
6 44 (0.58%) Subversion
7 28 (0.37%) MSI
8 26 (0.34%) Bitbucket
9 24 (0.32%) CMake
9 24 (0.32%) Eclipse
10 21 (0.28%) Artifactory
11 20 (0.26%) LabVIEW
12 19 (0.25%) TeamCity
13 18 (0.24%) AdminStudio
13 18 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
14 16 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
15 15 (0.20%) InstallShield
16 12 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (0.13%) Trac
18 9 (0.12%) eggPlant
General
1 2,286 (30.16%) Social Skills
2 1,045 (13.79%) Finance
3 687 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
4 478 (6.31%) Public Sector
5 301 (3.97%) Law
6 285 (3.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 235 (3.10%) Organisational Skills
8 234 (3.09%) Retail
9 231 (3.05%) Manufacturing
10 217 (2.86%) Telecoms
11 211 (2.78%) Banking
12 197 (2.60%) Legal
13 129 (1.70%) Documentation Skills
14 119 (1.57%) Aerospace
15 117 (1.54%) Marketing
16 113 (1.49%) Electronics
17 90 (1.19%) Presentation Skills
18 89 (1.17%) Games
19 76 (1.00%) Automotive
20 56 (0.74%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,231 (16.24%) IT Support
2 1,146 (15.12%) Support Engineer
3 1,025 (13.52%) Analyst
4 955 (12.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 899 (11.86%) IT Engineer
6 819 (10.81%) Senior
7 605 (7.98%) IT Support Engineer
8 434 (5.73%) Lead
9 426 (5.62%) Developer
9 426 (5.62%) Support Analyst
10 425 (5.61%) IT Technician
11 414 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support
12 372 (4.91%) IT Analyst
13 295 (3.89%) Support Technician
14 294 (3.88%) Software Engineer
15 287 (3.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 255 (3.36%) Administrator
17 252 (3.32%) Service Analyst
18 236 (3.11%) 1st Line Support
19 235 (3.10%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 566 (7.47%) .NET
2 409 (5.40%) HTML
3 365 (4.82%) CSS
4 347 (4.58%) REST
5 338 (4.46%) ASP.NET
6 327 (4.31%) React
7 322 (4.25%) Web Services
8 316 (4.17%) AngularJS
9 292 (3.85%) Vue
10 279 (3.68%) jQuery
11 276 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 240 (3.17%) ASP.NET Core
13 239 (3.15%) Backbone.js
13 239 (3.15%) Ember.js
14 149 (1.97%) Node.js
15 131 (1.73%) WPF
16 86 (1.13%) .NET Framework
17 82 (1.08%) XML
18 67 (0.88%) JSON
19 66 (0.87%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 407 (5.37%) Data Centre
2 401 (5.29%) Driving Licence
3 367 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
4 330 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 321 (4.24%) Hybrid Cloud
6 287 (3.79%) Algorithms
7 242 (3.19%) Data Structures
8 239 (3.15%) Blockchain
9 233 (3.07%) Onboarding
10 194 (2.56%) Public Cloud
11 169 (2.23%) PKI
12 168 (2.22%) Replication
13 153 (2.02%) Clustering
14 121 (1.60%) e-Learning
15 110 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
16 84 (1.11%) Client/Server
16 84 (1.11%) Smartphone
17 70 (0.92%) Cyberattack
18 68 (0.90%) EPoS
19 66 (0.87%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2,639 (34.82%) Windows Server
2 2,028 (26.76%) Linux
3 1,521 (20.07%) Windows 10
4 560 (7.39%) Android
5 538 (7.10%) Apple iOS
6 506 (6.68%) Windows Server 2016
7 469 (6.19%) Windows Server 2019
8 402 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 319 (4.21%) Mac OS
10 279 (3.68%) Unix
11 220 (2.90%) Windows 7
12 150 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 133 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 132 (1.74%) Ubuntu
15 107 (1.41%) CentOS
16 93 (1.23%) VMS
17 81 (1.07%) Windows 8
18 66 (0.87%) Mac OS X
19 64 (0.84%) Solaris
20 37 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,738 (22.93%) Problem-Solving
2 1,272 (16.78%) ITIL
3 1,202 (15.86%) Customer Service
4 1,187 (15.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 761 (10.04%) Cybersecurity
6 659 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 635 (8.38%) Agile
8 623 (8.22%) DevOps
9 477 (6.29%) Computer Science
10 434 (5.73%) Software Engineering
11 413 (5.45%) Service Management
12 370 (4.88%) User Experience
13 360 (4.75%) Disaster Recovery
14 355 (4.68%) Project Management
15 343 (4.53%) MVC
16 341 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
17 329 (4.34%) Artificial Intelligence
18 320 (4.22%) Change Management
19 313 (4.13%) OO
20 312 (4.12%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,139 (15.03%) SQL
2 1,038 (13.70%) PowerShell
3 683 (9.01%) C#
4 664 (8.76%) Python
5 468 (6.17%) JavaScript
6 342 (4.51%) Java
7 309 (4.08%) Bash
8 271 (3.58%) C++
9 169 (2.23%) C
10 94 (1.24%) Perl
11 91 (1.20%) VB
12 66 (0.87%) T-SQL
13 54 (0.71%) VBScript
14 48 (0.63%) XAML
15 47 (0.62%) Shell Script
16 41 (0.54%) Ruby
17 37 (0.49%) TypeScript
18 36 (0.47%) PHP
19 28 (0.37%) VB.NET
20 25 (0.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1,243 (16.40%) Degree
2 951 (12.55%) Security Cleared
3 538 (7.10%) SC Cleared
4 529 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 432 (5.70%) DV Cleared
6 305 (4.02%) Computer Science Degree
7 267 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
8 236 (3.11%) DBS Check
9 226 (2.98%) CCNA
10 218 (2.88%) MCP
11 215 (2.84%) MCSE
12 161 (2.12%) A+ Certification
13 130 (1.72%) CCNP
14 127 (1.68%) Azure Certification
15 92 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
16 88 (1.16%) MCSA
17 76 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 71 (0.94%) HND
19 68 (0.90%) LPIC
20 60 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 467 (6.16%) SLA
2 182 (2.40%) GDPR
3 150 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 134 (1.77%) Cyber Essentials
5 107 (1.41%) QA
6 61 (0.80%) Accessibility
7 54 (0.71%) NIST
8 48 (0.63%) PCI DSS
9 23 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 21 (0.28%) PMO
10 21 (0.28%) SOC 2
11 18 (0.24%) Data Quality
12 17 (0.22%) COBIT
13 16 (0.21%) HIPAA
13 16 (0.21%) ITGC
14 11 (0.15%) NCSC
15 10 (0.13%) GRC
16 9 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 8 (0.11%) ISO 9001
17 8 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 3,224 (42.54%) Active Directory
2 1,210 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 846 (11.16%) Hyper-V
4 257 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
5 225 (2.97%) vSphere
6 221 (2.92%) Docker
7 171 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
8 125 (1.65%) Virtual Desktop
9 122 (1.61%) XenApp
10 107 (1.41%) XenDesktop
11 99 (1.31%) Firmware
12 63 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
13 43 (0.57%) Terminal Services
14 34 (0.45%) KVM
15 27 (0.36%) VirtualBox
16 25 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
17 23 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
18 22 (0.29%) NFS
18 22 (0.29%) pfSense
19 19 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 788 (10.40%) Microsoft Intune
2 551 (7.27%) SCCM
3 333 (4.39%) Ansible
4 275 (3.63%) Kubernetes
5 238 (3.14%) Terraform
6 200 (2.64%) vCenter Server
7 173 (2.28%) WSUS
8 107 (1.41%) Puppet
8 107 (1.41%) SCOM
9 99 (1.31%) Jamf Pro
10 89 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
11 84 (1.11%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 68 (0.90%) Prometheus
13 52 (0.69%) Grafana
14 50 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
15 44 (0.58%) Nagios
16 43 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
17 40 (0.53%) ZABBIX
18 35 (0.46%) Progress Chef
19 33 (0.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3,841 (50.68%) Microsoft
2 1,811 (23.89%) VMware
3 674 (8.89%) Cisco
4 462 (6.10%) Red Hat
5 457 (6.03%) Citrix
6 357 (4.71%) IBM
7 315 (4.16%) Veeam
8 307 (4.05%) Apple
9 291 (3.84%) Oracle
10 258 (3.40%) Dell
11 249 (3.29%) HP
12 233 (3.07%) Google
13 184 (2.43%) ServiceNow
14 144 (1.90%) Meraki
15 132 (1.74%) NetApp
16 102 (1.35%) Palo Alto
17 96 (1.27%) SolarWinds
18 94 (1.24%) Sophos
19 85 (1.12%) Adobe
20 81 (1.07%) Fortinet