The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 77 81 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 21.33% 23.96% 15.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.00% 75.70% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 54 54 46
Average salary £34,000 £28,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £46,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +1.38%
Windows
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Operating Systems Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
100 107 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 27.70% 31.66% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 71 66 111
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bradford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 126 (68.11%) Microsoft
2 115 (62.16%) Active Directory
3 74 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 65 (35.14%) ITIL
5 61 (32.97%) VMware
6 52 (28.11%) Windows XP
7 51 (27.57%) MS Exchange
8 50 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 47 (25.41%) Finance
10 43 (23.24%) SQL Server
11 42 (22.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 39 (21.08%) Windows 8
13 38 (20.54%) SLA
14 36 (19.46%) Citrix
14 36 (19.46%) Windows Server 2008
15 31 (16.76%) DNS
16 29 (15.68%) TCP/IP
16 29 (15.68%) SQL
17 27 (14.59%) UNIX
17 27 (14.59%) Apple
17 27 (14.59%) PowerShell
18 26 (14.05%) Problem Management
18 26 (14.05%) SAN
19 24 (12.97%) VMware ESX
19 24 (12.97%) Firewall
19 24 (12.97%) HP
20 23 (12.43%) Windows 7
20 23 (12.43%) Microsoft App-V
21 21 (11.35%) Migration
22 20 (10.81%) Process Management

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 51 (27.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.24%) IIS
3 3 (1.62%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (1.62%) Apache
3 3 (1.62%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.08%) Site Server
5 1 (0.54%) CMS
5 1 (0.54%) Lync
5 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 74 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 31 (16.76%) DNS
2 29 (15.68%) TCP/IP
3 26 (14.05%) SAN
4 24 (12.97%) Firewall
5 10 (5.41%) IP Telephony
5 10 (5.41%) VoIP
5 10 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (4.86%) DHCP
7 7 (3.78%) WAN
8 6 (3.24%) LAN
9 5 (2.70%) Internet
9 5 (2.70%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.08%) NAS
10 2 (1.08%) Network Security
10 2 (1.08%) SSL
10 2 (1.08%) Wireless
10 2 (1.08%) HTTP
11 1 (0.54%) VPN
11 1 (0.54%) SMTP
11 1 (0.54%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (23.24%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (6.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (25.41%) Finance
2 9 (4.86%) Retail
3 5 (2.70%) Legal
4 4 (2.16%) Marketing
4 4 (2.16%) Advertising
5 3 (1.62%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (31.35%) Analyst
2 50 (27.03%) Team Leader
3 42 (22.70%) Support Team Leader
4 39 (21.08%) IT Support
5 23 (12.43%) Desktop Team Leader
6 20 (10.81%) Technical Analyst
7 14 (7.57%) Desktop Support
8 12 (6.49%) Developer
8 12 (6.49%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (6.49%) .NET Developer
8 12 (6.49%) Desktop Support Team Leader
9 11 (5.95%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 11 (5.95%) Support Engineer
10 10 (5.41%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 10 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (5.41%) Test Analyst
10 10 (5.41%) Help Desk Team Lead
10 10 (5.41%) Voice Analyst
11 8 (4.32%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (4.32%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.81%) .NET
2 11 (5.95%) ASP.NET
3 9 (4.86%) .NET Framework
4 8 (4.32%) Web Services
5 6 (3.24%) HTML
6 5 (2.70%) WCF
6 5 (2.70%) LINQ
6 5 (2.70%) ADO.NET
7 2 (1.08%) CSS
7 2 (1.08%) XML
7 2 (1.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.19%) Replication
2 16 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.16%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.62%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.54%) Clustering
6 1 (0.54%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 52 (28.11%) Windows XP
2 42 (22.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (21.08%) Windows 8
4 36 (19.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (14.59%) UNIX
6 23 (12.43%) Windows 7
7 17 (9.19%) Android
8 15 (8.11%) Apple iOS
9 11 (5.95%) Linux
10 10 (5.41%) Windows Vista
11 7 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (3.24%) Windows NT
12 6 (3.24%) Solaris
13 2 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (35.14%) ITIL
2 26 (14.05%) Problem Management
3 21 (11.35%) Migration
4 20 (10.81%) Process Management
5 19 (10.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (10.27%) Line Management
6 18 (9.73%) Business Continuity
6 18 (9.73%) Service Management
7 17 (9.19%) Capacity Management
7 17 (9.19%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (9.19%) Performance Monitoring
8 16 (8.65%) Service Delivery
9 15 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (7.57%) Mentoring
11 12 (6.49%) Workflow
12 10 (5.41%) OO
12 10 (5.41%) Operations Management
13 9 (4.86%) Test Scripting
13 9 (4.86%) Manual Testing
14 5 (2.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.68%) SQL
2 27 (14.59%) PowerShell
3 14 (7.57%) T-SQL
3 14 (7.57%) Shell Script
4 11 (5.95%) C#
5 6 (3.24%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.16%) C
7 3 (1.62%) VB6
7 3 (1.62%) VB
8 2 (1.08%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (5.95%) CCNA
1 11 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (5.41%) CCNP
3 8 (4.32%) Degree
3 8 (4.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.24%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (3.24%) MCSE
4 6 (3.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (2.16%) MCITP
5 4 (2.16%) MCSA
6 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.08%) CISA
6 2 (1.08%) QiCA
6 2 (1.08%) MCTS
7 1 (0.54%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (20.54%) SLA
2 12 (6.49%) QA
3 4 (2.16%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 115 (62.16%) Active Directory
2 50 (27.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (12.97%) VMware ESX
4 23 (12.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (7.03%) Hyper-V
6 7 (3.78%) XenApp
7 3 (1.62%) vSphere
8 2 (1.08%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 20 (10.81%) SCCM
2 11 (5.95%) WSUS
3 1 (0.54%) SCOM
3 1 (0.54%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.54%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.54%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 126 (68.11%) Microsoft
2 61 (32.97%) VMware
3 36 (19.46%) Citrix
4 27 (14.59%) Apple
5 24 (12.97%) HP
6 20 (10.81%) MobileIron
7 19 (10.27%) Cisco
8 12 (6.49%) Avaya
9 10 (5.41%) Genesys
9 10 (5.41%) Symantec
9 10 (5.41%) Verint
10 6 (3.24%) F5
10 6 (3.24%) Oracle
11 4 (2.16%) Juniper
11 4 (2.16%) Sourcefire
11 4 (2.16%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.16%) Qualys
11 4 (2.16%) LogRhythm
12 3 (1.62%) Dell
13 2 (1.08%) Red Hat
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