The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Bradford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 52 43 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 15.90% 13.35% 13.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.32% 56.58% 47.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48 34 42
Average salary £33,250 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.30% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,550 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £40,000 £43,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
94 76 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 28.75% 23.60% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 58 55 89
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
West Yorkshire

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Windows
Salary Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Bradford region.

Windows Salary Trend in Bradford

Windows
Salary Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bradford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 68 (59.13%) Microsoft
2 61 (53.04%) Active Directory
3 39 (33.91%) MS Excel
4 31 (26.96%) VMware
5 29 (25.22%) Finance
6 24 (20.87%) Linux
7 23 (20.00%) ITIL
8 21 (18.26%) MS Exchange
9 20 (17.39%) Problem Management
9 20 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (16.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (16.52%) Data Protection
10 19 (16.52%) Intrusion Detection
11 18 (15.65%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (15.65%) Ethical Hacking
11 18 (15.65%) SIEM
11 18 (15.65%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (14.78%) Disaster Recovery
13 16 (13.91%) MCSE
13 16 (13.91%) SQL
13 16 (13.91%) SQL Server
14 14 (12.17%) Citrix
14 14 (12.17%) TCP/IP
14 14 (12.17%) DNS
14 14 (12.17%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (11.30%) VPN
15 13 (11.30%) MS Office
16 12 (10.43%) Oracle
16 12 (10.43%) UNIX
16 12 (10.43%) Cisco

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (18.26%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.70%) IIS
3 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.74%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.74%) Tuxedo
5 2 (1.74%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.87%) Apache
6 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.87%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 39 (33.91%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.87%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.52%) Intrusion Detection
2 14 (12.17%) TCP/IP
2 14 (12.17%) DNS
3 13 (11.30%) VPN
4 12 (10.43%) Firewall
4 12 (10.43%) SAN
5 10 (8.70%) IMAP4
6 9 (7.83%) Internet
7 6 (5.22%) LAN
7 6 (5.22%) WAN
8 4 (3.48%) OSPF
8 4 (3.48%) BGP
8 4 (3.48%) Broadband
8 4 (3.48%) VoIP
9 3 (2.61%) DHCP
10 2 (1.74%) POP3
11 1 (0.87%) IPsec
11 1 (0.87%) SSH
11 1 (0.87%) NAS
11 1 (0.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.87%) MySQL
5 1 (0.87%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 29 (25.22%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Advertising
3 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.48%) Legal
4 3 (2.61%) Retail
5 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (39.13%) Analyst
2 18 (15.65%) Security Analyst
3 16 (13.91%) IT Security Analyst
4 14 (12.17%) Support Analyst
5 13 (11.30%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.70%) Desktop Support
7 9 (7.83%) Technical Support
8 8 (6.96%) Consultant
8 8 (6.96%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 8 (6.96%) Desktop Analyst
9 6 (5.22%) Server Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (4.35%) Field Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) Network Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) Field Service Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (4.35%) Release Manager
10 5 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
10 5 (4.35%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.70%) .NET
2 8 (6.96%) Web Services
3 6 (5.22%) HTML
4 5 (4.35%) Flash
5 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.61%) Classic ASP
7 2 (1.74%) Middleware
8 1 (0.87%) J2SE
8 1 (0.87%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.87%) XML
8 1 (0.87%) XSD
8 1 (0.87%) DHTML
8 1 (0.87%) J2EE
8 1 (0.87%) WinForms
8 1 (0.87%) Ajax
8 1 (0.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.22%) Replication
2 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (1.74%) Fat Client
2 2 (1.74%) HP StorageWorks
2 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (1.74%) FMCG
2 2 (1.74%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.87%) Clustering
3 1 (0.87%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.87%) PDA
3 1 (0.87%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.87%) Linux
2 20 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (12.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (10.43%) UNIX
5 11 (9.57%) Windows XP
6 10 (8.70%) Fedora
7 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.48%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.61%) Solaris
9 3 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.74%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.74%) HPUX
11 1 (0.87%) Debian
11 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.00%) ITIL
2 20 (17.39%) Problem Management
3 19 (16.52%) Data Protection
4 18 (15.65%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (15.65%) Ethical Hacking
4 18 (15.65%) SIEM
5 17 (14.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (7.83%) Information Security
6 9 (7.83%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (6.96%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (6.96%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (6.09%) Release Management
8 7 (6.09%) Capacity Management
9 5 (4.35%) Service Management
9 5 (4.35%) Business Continuity
9 5 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (2.61%) Operations Management
12 2 (1.74%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.91%) SQL
2 9 (7.83%) PowerShell
2 9 (7.83%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.22%) VBA
4 5 (4.35%) Java
4 5 (4.35%) C#
4 5 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.48%) C
5 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.48%) VB
6 3 (2.61%) C++
6 3 (2.61%) VB6
7 2 (1.74%) COBOL
8 1 (0.87%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (15.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (13.91%) MCSE
3 9 (7.83%) Degree
4 6 (5.22%) Security+ Certification
4 6 (5.22%) SSCP
5 4 (3.48%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.74%) OCP
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.87%) CCA
7 1 (0.87%) CCNA
7 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.87%) HP ASE
7 1 (0.87%) MCTS
7 1 (0.87%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) SLA
2 3 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (53.04%) Active Directory
2 19 (16.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.22%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.35%) Terminal Services
4 5 (4.35%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.35%) vSphere
5 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.74%) RHEV
6 2 (1.74%) XenApp
6 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.87%) Postfix
7 1 (0.87%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.87%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) SCCM
1 3 (2.61%) SCOM
2 2 (1.74%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.74%) WSUS
2 2 (1.74%) HP SIM
2 2 (1.74%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.74%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.74%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.74%) OpenView
3 1 (0.87%) MOM
3 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 68 (59.13%) Microsoft
2 31 (26.96%) VMware
3 14 (12.17%) Citrix
4 12 (10.43%) Oracle
4 12 (10.43%) Cisco
5 7 (6.09%) Fortinet
6 6 (5.22%) Sage
6 6 (5.22%) HP
7 5 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.61%) Symantec
8 3 (2.61%) Juniper
8 3 (2.61%) BT
8 3 (2.61%) Sourcefire
8 3 (2.61%) Qualys
8 3 (2.61%) LogRhythm
8 3 (2.61%) F5
9 2 (1.74%) Brocade
9 2 (1.74%) Acronis
9 2 (1.74%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.74%) Micro Focus
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