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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 107 45 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 20.30% 11.57% 17.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.86% 68.18% 61.70%
Number of salaries quoted 68 35 52
Average salary £30,750 £28,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.82% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,700 £18,200 £18,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £37,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
151 66 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 28.65% 16.97% 28.75%
Number of salaries quoted 97 43 78
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,000 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,800 £52,500
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 27 November 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Bradford

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 100 (59.88%) Active Directory
2 97 (58.08%) Microsoft
3 70 (41.92%) MS Excel
4 63 (37.72%) VMware
5 52 (31.14%) ITIL
6 44 (26.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (21.56%) Windows XP
8 35 (20.96%) Finance
9 33 (19.76%) MS Exchange
10 32 (19.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (17.37%) Citrix
11 29 (17.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (17.37%) SQL Server
12 25 (14.97%) UNIX
12 25 (14.97%) Cisco
12 25 (14.97%) Problem Management
13 24 (14.37%) SAN
14 22 (13.17%) DNS
15 21 (12.57%) TCP/IP
15 21 (12.57%) SLA
16 20 (11.98%) SQL
17 19 (11.38%) Firewall
18 18 (10.78%) VMware ESX
18 18 (10.78%) Windows 8
19 16 (9.58%) PowerShell
20 15 (8.98%) Disaster Recovery
20 15 (8.98%) .NET
20 15 (8.98%) HP
21 14 (8.38%) Service Management
21 14 (8.38%) Agile Software Development

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 33 (19.76%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.59%) IIS
3 3 (1.80%) Lotus Domino
3 3 (1.80%) Apache
3 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.60%) Lync
5 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 70 (41.92%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.37%) SAN
2 22 (13.17%) DNS
3 21 (12.57%) TCP/IP
4 19 (11.38%) Firewall
5 11 (6.59%) IP Telephony
5 11 (6.59%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (6.59%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (4.19%) VoIP
7 6 (3.59%) WAN
7 6 (3.59%) LAN
7 6 (3.59%) Unified Communications
8 4 (2.40%) DHCP
9 3 (1.80%) Internet
10 2 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (1.20%) NAS
10 2 (1.20%) SMTP
11 1 (0.60%) FTP
11 1 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.40%) MySQL
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.60%) SQLite
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (7.78%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (20.96%) Finance
2 3 (1.80%) Manufacturing
2 3 (1.80%) Retail
3 2 (1.20%) Legal
4 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (39.52%) Analyst
2 23 (13.77%) IT Support
3 21 (12.57%) Team Leader
4 17 (10.18%) Technical Analyst
5 15 (8.98%) Support Team Leader
6 12 (7.19%) Developer
6 12 (7.19%) Support Analyst
7 11 (6.59%) Field Engineer
7 11 (6.59%) Voice Analyst
8 10 (5.99%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (5.99%) Field Service Engineer
8 10 (5.99%) Architect
8 10 (5.99%) Security Analyst
8 10 (5.99%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (5.39%) .NET Developer
9 9 (5.39%) Software Developer
9 9 (5.39%) IT Security Analyst
10 8 (4.79%) Service Desk Engineer
10 8 (4.79%) .NET Software Developer
10 8 (4.79%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.98%) .NET
2 8 (4.79%) ASP.NET
2 8 (4.79%) .NET Framework
2 8 (4.79%) HTML
3 3 (1.80%) LAMP
4 1 (0.60%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.60%) Web Services
4 1 (0.60%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.78%) Replication
2 12 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.40%) FMCG
4 3 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.20%) PDA
5 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.60%) NHS
6 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.56%) Windows XP
2 32 (19.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (17.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (14.97%) UNIX
5 18 (10.78%) Windows 8
6 12 (7.19%) Windows 7
6 12 (7.19%) Linux
7 11 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (5.39%) Windows Vista
9 8 (4.79%) Android
9 8 (4.79%) Windows NT
9 8 (4.79%) Apple iOS
10 7 (4.19%) Solaris
11 4 (2.40%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.14%) ITIL
2 25 (14.97%) Problem Management
3 15 (8.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (8.38%) Service Management
4 14 (8.38%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (8.38%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (8.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 13 (7.78%) Capacity Management
5 13 (7.78%) Business Continuity
6 10 (5.99%) Migration
6 10 (5.99%) OO
6 10 (5.99%) Data Protection
6 10 (5.99%) Mentoring
7 9 (5.39%) SIEM
7 9 (5.39%) Ethical Hacking
7 9 (5.39%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (4.19%) Line Management
9 6 (3.59%) Test Scripting
9 6 (3.59%) Manual Testing
9 6 (3.59%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.98%) SQL
2 16 (9.58%) PowerShell
3 13 (7.78%) Shell Script
4 10 (5.99%) C#
5 6 (3.59%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.40%) VB
6 4 (2.40%) VB6
7 3 (1.80%) PHP
8 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.60%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.60%) C++
9 1 (0.60%) Java
9 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.60%) C
9 1 (0.60%) XAML
9 1 (0.60%) Ruby
9 1 (0.60%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (7.19%) CCNA
2 12 (7.19%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (6.59%) CCNP
3 11 (6.59%) MCSE
4 10 (5.99%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (4.79%) Degree
5 8 (4.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (2.40%) MCITP
6 4 (2.40%) MCSA
7 2 (1.20%) SSCP
7 2 (1.20%) CISA
7 2 (1.20%) QiCA
7 2 (1.20%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.57%) SLA
2 8 (4.79%) QA
3 5 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 100 (59.88%) Active Directory
2 44 (26.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.78%) VMware ESX
4 11 (6.59%) Hyper-V
5 9 (5.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.99%) XenApp
7 4 (2.40%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (8.38%) SCCM
2 7 (4.19%) WSUS
3 1 (0.60%) SCOM
3 1 (0.60%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.60%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 97 (58.08%) Microsoft
2 63 (37.72%) VMware
3 29 (17.37%) Citrix
4 25 (14.97%) Cisco
5 15 (8.98%) HP
6 13 (7.78%) Avaya
6 13 (7.78%) Symantec
7 12 (7.19%) Apple
8 11 (6.59%) Genesys
8 11 (6.59%) Verint
9 9 (5.39%) MobileIron
9 9 (5.39%) Oracle
10 6 (3.59%) F5
11 5 (2.99%) LogRhythm
11 5 (2.99%) Juniper
11 5 (2.99%) Sourcefire
11 5 (2.99%) Fortinet
11 5 (2.99%) Qualys
12 3 (1.80%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.20%) CheckPoint
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