The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 604 391 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.92% 14.04% 16.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.87% 62.46% 63.88%
Number of salaries quoted 493 320 315
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £19,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
877 626 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.12% 22.49% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 689 495 509
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
West Yorkshire

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Windows
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Windows Salary Trend in Leeds

Windows
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 552 (44.77%) Microsoft
2 399 (32.36%) VMware
3 392 (31.79%) SQL Server
4 358 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 347 (28.14%) SQL
5 347 (28.14%) Active Directory
6 334 (27.09%) Linux
7 319 (25.87%) MS Excel
8 313 (25.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 248 (20.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 246 (19.95%) Cisco
11 228 (18.49%) SAN
12 224 (18.17%) .NET
13 221 (17.92%) ITIL
14 220 (17.84%) UNIX
15 219 (17.76%) IIS
16 196 (15.90%) Microsoft Certification
17 189 (15.33%) MS Exchange
18 180 (14.60%) Citrix
19 179 (14.52%) DNS
20 172 (13.95%) C#
21 169 (13.71%) Finance
22 168 (13.63%) Red Hat
23 156 (12.65%) Firewall
23 156 (12.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 148 (12.00%) Windows 7
25 147 (11.92%) MCSE
26 139 (11.27%) ASP.NET
26 139 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
27 138 (11.19%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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
1 219 (17.76%) IIS
2 189 (15.33%) MS Exchange
3 112 (9.08%) Apache
4 99 (8.03%) SharePoint
5 92 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 59 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 54 (4.38%) Lync
8 41 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 36 (2.92%) Tomcat
10 32 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
11 31 (2.51%) SharePoint 2010
12 27 (2.19%) Office Communications Server
13 22 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
14 17 (1.38%) CMS
15 15 (1.22%) WebSphere
15 15 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 13 (1.05%) IBM HTTP Server
17 8 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
18 7 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
19 5 (0.41%) MQSeries
Applications
1 319 (25.87%) MS Excel
2 118 (9.57%) MS Office
3 5 (0.41%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.32%) MS Project
5 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.24%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.16%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.081%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.081%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.16%) Line 500
2 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.081%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.081%) Magento
3 1 (0.081%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.081%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.081%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.54%) Office 365
2 15 (1.22%) SaaS
3 14 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.57%) IaaS
6 4 (0.32%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 228 (18.49%) SAN
2 179 (14.52%) DNS
3 156 (12.65%) Firewall
4 138 (11.19%) TCP/IP
5 101 (8.19%) Internet
6 84 (6.81%) DHCP
7 79 (6.41%) Cisco IOS
8 72 (5.84%) MPLS
9 71 (5.76%) OSPF
10 70 (5.68%) BGP
11 67 (5.43%) VPN
12 56 (4.54%) SMTP
13 55 (4.46%) LAN
14 53 (4.30%) WAN
15 49 (3.97%) EIGRP
16 42 (3.41%) NAS
17 31 (2.51%) Network Security
18 23 (1.87%) Intranet
18 23 (1.87%) Wireless
19 20 (1.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (31.79%) SQL Server
2 127 (10.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 111 (9.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 64 (5.19%) MySQL
5 43 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 34 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (2.11%) Oracle Database
9 24 (1.95%) DB2
9 24 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (1.87%) Relational Database
11 20 (1.62%) SQL Server 2000
12 18 (1.46%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
13 15 (1.22%) NoSQL
14 13 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (0.81%) MongoDB
16 8 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (0.65%) Big Data
17 4 (0.32%) DTS
Development Applications
1 61 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 48 (3.89%) Visual Studio
3 43 (3.49%) NUnit
4 39 (3.16%) MSTest
5 23 (1.87%) InstallShield
6 19 (1.54%) Rhino Mocks
7 18 (1.46%) Moq
8 15 (1.22%) Git (software)
9 9 (0.73%) Subversion
10 6 (0.49%) Maven
11 4 (0.32%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 4 (0.32%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.32%) JUnit
11 4 (0.32%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.32%) Rational Application Developer
12 3 (0.24%) JIRA
12 3 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
13 2 (0.16%) JMeter
13 2 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 169 (13.71%) Finance
2 29 (2.35%) Retail
3 22 (1.78%) Banking
4 20 (1.62%) Telecoms
5 11 (0.89%) Legal
6 10 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.57%) Marketing
8 5 (0.41%) Law
9 4 (0.32%) Games
10 3 (0.24%) Advertising
11 2 (0.16%) Local Government
12 1 (0.081%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.081%) Electronics
12 1 (0.081%) Publishing
12 1 (0.081%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 240 (19.46%) Analyst
2 224 (18.17%) Developer
3 154 (12.49%) Consultant
4 122 (9.89%) Support Analyst
5 86 (6.97%) .NET Developer
6 80 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 72 (5.84%) Administrator
8 69 (5.60%) Support Consultant
9 64 (5.19%) Senior Developer
10 63 (5.11%) Technical Support
11 60 (4.87%) DBA
12 55 (4.46%) Technical Consultant
13 54 (4.38%) Infrastructure Manager
14 50 (4.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 49 (3.97%) Service Analyst
15 49 (3.97%) Service Desk Analyst
16 46 (3.73%) Support Engineer
17 45 (3.65%) Architect
18 44 (3.57%) Software Developer
19 42 (3.41%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (18.17%) .NET
2 139 (11.27%) ASP.NET
3 132 (10.71%) Web Services
4 130 (10.54%) XML
5 102 (8.27%) WCF
6 81 (6.57%) HTML
7 69 (5.60%) SOAP
8 66 (5.35%) jQuery
9 65 (5.27%) WSDL
10 64 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 57 (4.62%) CSS
12 56 (4.54%) WinForms
13 55 (4.46%) .NET Framework
14 45 (3.65%) WPF
15 38 (3.08%) Middleware
16 35 (2.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 30 (2.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 23 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 22 (1.78%) LAMP
20 20 (1.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 121 (9.81%) Clustering
2 48 (3.89%) Management Information System
3 29 (2.35%) Statistics
3 29 (2.35%) Blackberry
4 25 (2.03%) NHS
5 23 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (1.70%) Mathematics
7 18 (1.46%) Inversion of Control
8 14 (1.14%) DTV
9 13 (1.05%) Computer Science
9 13 (1.05%) Replication
10 12 (0.97%) Mainframe
11 11 (0.89%) Client/Server
11 11 (0.89%) Tandem
12 9 (0.73%) EqualLogic
13 7 (0.57%) Open Source
13 7 (0.57%) FlexPod
14 6 (0.49%) Thin Client
14 6 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (0.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 358 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 334 (27.09%) Linux
3 248 (20.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 220 (17.84%) UNIX
5 156 (12.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 148 (12.00%) Windows 7
7 139 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 113 (9.16%) Windows XP
9 64 (5.19%) Windows 8
10 29 (2.35%) Ubuntu
11 19 (1.54%) Solaris
12 18 (1.46%) Windows 2000 Server
13 16 (1.30%) CentOS
14 14 (1.14%) Windows Vista
15 13 (1.05%) AIX
16 12 (0.97%) Android
17 10 (0.81%) SUSE
18 7 (0.57%) Apple iOS
18 7 (0.57%) SELinux
19 6 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (17.92%) ITIL
2 128 (10.38%) E-Commerce
3 105 (8.52%) MVC
4 95 (7.70%) Scrum
5 86 (6.97%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (6.73%) Service Delivery
7 82 (6.65%) Continuous Integration
8 80 (6.49%) Problem Management
9 75 (6.08%) Project Management
10 68 (5.52%) TDD
11 66 (5.35%) Load Balancing
12 58 (4.70%) Unit Testing
13 51 (4.14%) Migration
14 49 (3.97%) Performance Tuning
15 47 (3.81%) DSDM
16 45 (3.65%) RUP
17 44 (3.57%) Change Management
18 43 (3.49%) BDD
18 43 (3.49%) Change Control
19 42 (3.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 347 (28.14%) SQL
2 172 (13.95%) C#
3 114 (9.25%) T-SQL
4 105 (8.52%) JavaScript
5 103 (8.35%) Java
6 66 (5.35%) Perl
7 64 (5.19%) PHP
8 51 (4.14%) PowerShell
9 46 (3.73%) Bash Shell
10 29 (2.35%) C
11 28 (2.27%) VB.NET
12 22 (1.78%) Shell Script
13 19 (1.54%) VB
14 14 (1.14%) C++
15 10 (0.81%) VBScript
15 10 (0.81%) Python
16 7 (0.57%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.24%) Ruby
18 2 (0.16%) COBOL
18 2 (0.16%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 196 (15.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 147 (11.92%) MCSE
3 98 (7.95%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (6.73%) CCNA
4 83 (6.73%) Degree
5 70 (5.68%) MCSA
6 66 (5.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 61 (4.95%) MCITP
8 44 (3.57%) CCNP
9 31 (2.51%) MCP
10 29 (2.35%) CCSA
11 27 (2.19%) CCSE
12 25 (2.03%) Security Cleared
13 23 (1.87%) NCDA
14 21 (1.70%) RHCE
15 20 (1.62%) RHCA
15 20 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
16 19 (1.54%) MCTS
17 18 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 16 (1.30%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (10.87%) SLA
2 62 (5.03%) PCI DSS
3 55 (4.46%) QA
4 15 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 4 (0.32%) COBIT
6 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.081%) HL7
System Software
1 347 (28.14%) Active Directory
2 313 (25.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (9.25%) vSphere
4 103 (8.35%) Hyper-V
5 95 (7.70%) VMware ESXi
6 89 (7.22%) VMware ESX
7 54 (4.38%) XenApp
8 32 (2.60%) XenDesktop
9 31 (2.51%) XenServer
10 18 (1.46%) Forefront TMG
11 9 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 8 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.65%) MetaFrame
12 8 (0.65%) Terminal Services
12 8 (0.65%) UAG
13 6 (0.49%) Xen
14 5 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.41%) NFS
15 3 (0.24%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 69 (5.60%) SCCM
2 41 (3.33%) SCOM
3 20 (1.62%) Backup Exec
4 17 (1.38%) Plesk
5 12 (0.97%) Nagios
5 12 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (0.97%) Puppet
5 12 (0.97%) WSUS
6 10 (0.81%) OpenView
7 8 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
8 7 (0.57%) YUM
8 7 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.49%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.49%) SCDPM
10 5 (0.41%) SCVMM
10 5 (0.41%) ZABBIX
10 5 (0.41%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.32%) Foglight
11 4 (0.32%) MOM
11 4 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 552 (44.77%) Microsoft
2 399 (32.36%) VMware
3 246 (19.95%) Cisco
4 180 (14.60%) Citrix
5 168 (13.63%) Red Hat
6 97 (7.87%) HP
7 69 (5.60%) NetApp
8 66 (5.35%) Oracle
9 63 (5.11%) EMC
10 55 (4.46%) CheckPoint
11 51 (4.14%) Dell
12 35 (2.84%) Symantec
13 32 (2.60%) CommVault
14 25 (2.03%) IBM
15 22 (1.78%) Juniper
16 19 (1.54%) SolarWinds
17 14 (1.14%) AppSense
17 14 (1.14%) Adobe
18 13 (1.05%) Veeam
18 13 (1.05%) Zend
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