The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 457 646 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.99% 17.45% 14.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.63% 66.53% 64.17%
Number of salaries quoted 385 528 331
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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 Leeds region.

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
807 971 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.70% 26.23% 23.09%
Number of salaries quoted 668 776 497
Average salary £36,750 £36,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.08% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 27 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 400 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 384 (40.72%) Active Directory
3 315 (33.40%) VMware
4 267 (28.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 240 (25.45%) SQL Server
6 238 (25.24%) Linux
7 232 (24.60%) MS Excel
8 227 (24.07%) ITIL
9 216 (22.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 205 (21.74%) MS Exchange
11 201 (21.31%) SQL
12 172 (18.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 167 (17.71%) Cisco
14 158 (16.76%) DNS
15 153 (16.22%) Citrix
16 141 (14.95%) Windows Server 2003
16 141 (14.95%) Windows 7
17 136 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
18 133 (14.10%) .NET
19 131 (13.89%) SAN
20 126 (13.36%) Firewall
21 123 (13.04%) C#
22 122 (12.94%) UNIX
23 118 (12.51%) Microsoft Certification
24 117 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2010
25 110 (11.66%) SQL Server 2008
26 104 (11.03%) DHCP
27 99 (10.50%) MS Office
28 97 (10.29%) Web Services
29 94 (9.97%) Data Centre

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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
1 205 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 117 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 82 (8.70%) IIS
4 76 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 65 (6.89%) SharePoint
6 58 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 29 (3.08%) Apache
7 29 (3.08%) Lync
8 28 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
9 20 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 17 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (1.38%) IBM Notes
13 12 (1.27%) CMS
14 10 (1.06%) nginx
15 7 (0.74%) Tomcat
16 4 (0.42%) Mule
17 2 (0.21%) WordPress
17 2 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 232 (24.60%) MS Excel
2 99 (10.50%) MS Office
3 15 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 32 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.21%) Line 500
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) BASE24
4 1 (0.11%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.11%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.45%) Office 365
2 21 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.06%) Amazon S3
4 10 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (0.95%) SaaS
6 4 (0.42%) PaaS
7 3 (0.32%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.11%) Heroku
8 1 (0.11%) IaaS
8 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 158 (16.76%) DNS
2 131 (13.89%) SAN
3 126 (13.36%) Firewall
4 104 (11.03%) DHCP
5 80 (8.48%) VPN
6 76 (8.06%) Internet
7 68 (7.21%) WAN
8 61 (6.47%) LAN
9 58 (6.15%) TCP/IP
9 58 (6.15%) VoIP
10 52 (5.51%) NAS
11 45 (4.77%) Network Security
12 43 (4.56%) Wireless
13 33 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
14 32 (3.39%) SSL
15 26 (2.76%) Cisco IOS
16 24 (2.55%) MPLS
17 22 (2.33%) PBX
18 20 (2.12%) Intranet
19 18 (1.91%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 110 (11.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (5.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 43 (4.56%) MySQL
5 39 (4.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 35 (3.71%) Relational Database
7 29 (3.08%) Oracle Database
8 26 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (1.59%) Big Data
10 12 (1.27%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
12 10 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
14 7 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (0.74%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (0.74%) NoSQL
15 6 (0.64%) Riak
Development Applications
1 35 (3.71%) Moq
2 28 (2.97%) Git (software)
3 27 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 20 (2.12%) NUnit
4 20 (2.12%) MSTest
4 20 (2.12%) Rhino Mocks
5 19 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (1.91%) Subversion
7 15 (1.59%) Xcode
7 15 (1.59%) ReSharper
7 15 (1.59%) SoapUI
8 10 (1.06%) Jenkins
8 10 (1.06%) Selenium
8 10 (1.06%) JIRA
9 8 (0.85%) CocoaPods
10 5 (0.53%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.42%) MSI
12 3 (0.32%) AdminStudio
12 3 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
13 2 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 76 (8.06%) Finance
2 45 (4.77%) Telecoms
3 37 (3.92%) Retail
4 27 (2.86%) Legal
5 24 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (1.06%) Games
7 8 (0.85%) Back Office
8 7 (0.74%) Law
8 7 (0.74%) Banking
9 6 (0.64%) Marketing
10 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.11%) Publishing
11 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 220 (23.33%) Analyst
2 184 (19.51%) Developer
3 91 (9.65%) Support Analyst
4 85 (9.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 79 (8.38%) Service Analyst
6 75 (7.95%) Service Desk Analyst
7 56 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 56 (5.94%) Applications Support
8 54 (5.73%) .NET Developer
9 51 (5.41%) Consultant
10 42 (4.45%) Architect
11 39 (4.14%) IT Support
12 37 (3.92%) Applications Support Analyst
13 35 (3.71%) Support Engineer
13 35 (3.71%) Software Developer
14 32 (3.39%) Technical Support
14 32 (3.39%) Technical Engineer
15 31 (3.29%) Administrator
16 29 (3.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 28 (2.97%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (14.10%) .NET
2 97 (10.29%) Web Services
3 81 (8.59%) ASP.NET
4 78 (8.27%) HTML
5 62 (6.57%) XML
6 60 (6.36%) CSS
6 60 (6.36%) WinForms
7 55 (5.83%) .NET Framework
8 53 (5.62%) WPF
9 49 (5.20%) HTML5
10 46 (4.88%) WCF
11 43 (4.56%) jQuery
12 36 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (2.76%) AngularJS
14 25 (2.65%) REST
14 25 (2.65%) SOAP
15 23 (2.44%) Ajax
16 20 (2.12%) Unity DI Container
16 20 (2.12%) Castle Windsor
16 20 (2.12%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 94 (9.97%) Data Centre
2 70 (7.42%) Blackberry
3 61 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 41 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 37 (3.92%) Clustering
6 30 (3.18%) User Experience
7 26 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (2.55%) NHS
9 21 (2.23%) 3D Graphics
10 20 (2.12%) Social Network
10 20 (2.12%) Inversion of Control
11 18 (1.91%) Private Cloud
11 18 (1.91%) Replication
12 15 (1.59%) Computer Science
13 12 (1.27%) Client/Server
13 12 (1.27%) Cryptography
14 10 (1.06%) Social Media
15 9 (0.95%) Statistics
15 9 (0.95%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 267 (28.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 238 (25.24%) Linux
3 172 (18.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 141 (14.95%) Windows 7
4 141 (14.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 122 (12.94%) UNIX
6 79 (8.38%) Android
7 74 (7.85%) Apple iOS
8 65 (6.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 63 (6.68%) Windows 8
10 48 (5.09%) Windows XP
11 25 (2.65%) Windows Mobile
12 15 (1.59%) CentOS
13 10 (1.06%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.95%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.74%) AIX
16 5 (0.53%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.53%) Solaris
16 5 (0.53%) Windows Phone 7
17 3 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (24.07%) ITIL
2 136 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (9.44%) OO
4 80 (8.48%) MVC
5 65 (6.89%) Service Delivery
6 60 (6.36%) Load Balancing
7 55 (5.83%) TDD
7 55 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 53 (5.62%) Service Management
9 48 (5.09%) CRM
10 45 (4.77%) Change Management
11 43 (4.56%) Project Management
12 37 (3.92%) Mentoring
13 35 (3.71%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (3.71%) Continuous Improvement
14 34 (3.61%) Technical Architecture
15 33 (3.50%) Unit Testing
16 31 (3.29%) Stakeholder Management
17 30 (3.18%) Scrum
17 30 (3.18%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 201 (21.31%) SQL
2 123 (13.04%) C#
3 89 (9.44%) JavaScript
4 60 (6.36%) PHP
5 59 (6.26%) T-SQL
6 57 (6.04%) PowerShell
7 41 (4.35%) Java
8 26 (2.76%) Ruby
9 23 (2.44%) C++
10 21 (2.23%) Objective-C
11 20 (2.12%) Python
12 18 (1.91%) VB
13 17 (1.80%) Perl
13 17 (1.80%) Bash Shell
14 16 (1.70%) Shell Script
15 15 (1.59%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.74%) VB6
17 6 (0.64%) C
18 5 (0.53%) VBA
18 5 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 118 (12.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (6.26%) Degree
3 47 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (4.03%) MCSE
5 36 (3.82%) CCNA
6 34 (3.61%) MCP
7 33 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
8 30 (3.18%) MCSA
9 22 (2.33%) CCNP
10 20 (2.12%) MCTS
11 19 (2.01%) MCDST
11 19 (2.01%) Security Cleared
12 15 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (1.48%) MCAD
13 14 (1.48%) MCSD
14 13 (1.38%) ISEB
14 13 (1.38%) SC Cleared
15 11 (1.17%) CCSA
15 11 (1.17%) CCSE
16 10 (1.06%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (7.42%) SLA
2 18 (1.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.38%) QA
4 13 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 384 (40.72%) Active Directory
2 216 (22.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (6.89%) Hyper-V
4 56 (5.94%) XenApp
5 53 (5.62%) VMware ESX
6 42 (4.45%) vSphere
7 22 (2.33%) Terminal Services
8 17 (1.80%) XenServer
9 14 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (0.85%) Firmware
11 7 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.53%) UAG
12 5 (0.53%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.42%) NFS
13 4 (0.42%) ProxySG
13 4 (0.42%) Xen
14 3 (0.32%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.32%) MetaFrame
15 2 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.21%) Snort
Systems Management
1 45 (4.77%) SCCM
2 29 (3.08%) SCOM
3 28 (2.97%) Nagios
4 18 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
5 16 (1.70%) Puppet
6 10 (1.06%) Backup Exec
7 8 (0.85%) WSUS
7 8 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 7 (0.74%) Opsview
9 6 (0.64%) SCDPM
10 5 (0.53%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.42%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.32%) ZENworks
12 3 (0.32%) DameWare
12 3 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 2 (0.21%) SCOrch
13 2 (0.21%) CA Spectrum
13 2 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 400 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 315 (33.40%) VMware
3 167 (17.71%) Cisco
4 153 (16.22%) Citrix
5 72 (7.64%) HP
6 69 (7.32%) CheckPoint
7 59 (6.26%) Red Hat
8 52 (5.51%) NetApp
9 45 (4.77%) Oracle
10 31 (3.29%) Apple
11 30 (3.18%) Symantec
12 26 (2.76%) Juniper
13 22 (2.33%) CommVault
14 20 (2.12%) Dell
14 20 (2.12%) Facebook
14 20 (2.12%) Twitter
15 19 (2.01%) Zend
15 19 (2.01%) EMC
16 18 (1.91%) IBM
17 17 (1.80%) Civica
Leeds, Yorkshire
Epiphany Search
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£45K + 10% Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Relocation, Benefits, LowTax
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KPMG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + car/£4k
Posted: 22 days ago