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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 450 541 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.08% 14.46% 14.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.15% 58.55% 63.68%
Number of salaries quoted 376 402 299
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
831 924 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.15% 24.69% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 664 669 484
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 August 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 371 (40.59%) Microsoft
2 359 (39.28%) Active Directory
3 353 (38.62%) VMware
4 251 (27.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 245 (26.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 243 (26.59%) Linux
7 237 (25.93%) ITIL
8 221 (24.18%) MS Excel
9 220 (24.07%) SQL
10 216 (23.63%) SQL Server
11 215 (23.52%) Cisco
12 195 (21.33%) MS Exchange
13 193 (21.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 161 (17.61%) DNS
15 140 (15.32%) SAN
16 137 (14.99%) Citrix
17 127 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
18 117 (12.80%) Windows 7
19 115 (12.58%) Exchange Server 2010
19 115 (12.58%) Firewall
20 112 (12.25%) Agile Software Development
20 112 (12.25%) Microsoft Certification
21 110 (12.04%) Web Services
22 107 (11.71%) MS Office
23 105 (11.49%) DHCP
24 102 (11.16%) IIS
25 100 (10.94%) UNIX
26 96 (10.50%) VPN
27 93 (10.18%) .NET
28 91 (9.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 195 (21.33%) MS Exchange
2 115 (12.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 102 (11.16%) IIS
4 80 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 62 (6.78%) SharePoint
6 40 (4.38%) Lync
7 33 (3.61%) CMS
8 30 (3.28%) Apache
9 29 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
10 25 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 12 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (1.09%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.98%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.66%) Drupal
16 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
17 2 (0.22%) Liferay
17 2 (0.22%) Confluence
17 2 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 221 (24.18%) MS Excel
2 107 (11.71%) MS Office
3 23 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.22%) Line 500
3 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.11%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.27%) Office 365
2 11 (1.20%) SaaS
3 9 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.44%) Mimecast
5 3 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 161 (17.61%) DNS
2 140 (15.32%) SAN
3 115 (12.58%) Firewall
4 105 (11.49%) DHCP
5 96 (10.50%) VPN
6 78 (8.53%) WAN
7 76 (8.32%) TCP/IP
8 71 (7.77%) VoIP
9 63 (6.89%) Internet
10 61 (6.67%) LAN
11 50 (5.47%) NAS
12 40 (4.38%) Network Security
13 39 (4.27%) Wireless
14 31 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
15 30 (3.28%) MPLS
16 27 (2.95%) Unified Communications
17 26 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
18 21 (2.30%) IP Telephony
19 18 (1.97%) SSL
20 15 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (23.63%) SQL Server
2 70 (7.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (5.91%) MySQL
4 44 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 36 (3.94%) Relational Database
6 24 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (1.86%) NoSQL
9 16 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (1.53%) Riak
12 12 (1.31%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.20%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.98%) MongoDB
14 9 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.98%) Informix
15 8 (0.88%) OLAP
16 6 (0.66%) SQLite
17 5 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 14 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.42%) Moq
4 12 (1.31%) Selenium
5 11 (1.20%) NUnit
5 11 (1.20%) MSTest
5 11 (1.20%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (0.88%) MSI
7 6 (0.66%) AdminStudio
7 6 (0.66%) JIRA
8 4 (0.44%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.44%) Subversion
8 4 (0.44%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.33%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.22%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.22%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.22%) Hudson
10 2 (0.22%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.11%) AccuRev
General
1 67 (7.33%) Finance
2 46 (5.03%) Telecoms
3 29 (3.17%) Retail
4 22 (2.41%) Back Office
5 18 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (1.53%) Games
7 12 (1.31%) Marketing
8 11 (1.20%) Law
9 10 (1.09%) Legal
10 8 (0.88%) Banking
11 4 (0.44%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.11%) Publishing
12 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 194 (21.23%) Analyst
2 127 (13.89%) Developer
3 114 (12.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 74 (8.10%) Support Analyst
5 60 (6.56%) Service Analyst
6 58 (6.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 51 (5.58%) Applications Support
8 46 (5.03%) Architect
9 42 (4.60%) Consultant
9 42 (4.60%) Support Engineer
10 39 (4.27%) Administrator
10 39 (4.27%) .NET Developer
11 35 (3.83%) Applications Support Analyst
12 34 (3.72%) 2nd Line Support
13 32 (3.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 32 (3.50%) Network Engineer
14 29 (3.17%) Technical Engineer
15 28 (3.06%) Senior Developer
16 26 (2.84%) Systems Engineer
16 26 (2.84%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (12.04%) Web Services
2 93 (10.18%) .NET
3 71 (7.77%) XML
4 60 (6.56%) HTML
5 52 (5.69%) CSS
6 43 (4.70%) ASP.NET
7 39 (4.27%) SOAP
8 34 (3.72%) .NET Framework
9 33 (3.61%) HTML5
10 28 (3.06%) WinForms
11 25 (2.74%) jQuery
12 23 (2.52%) Application Packaging
13 21 (2.30%) Symfony
13 21 (2.30%) Doctrine
14 20 (2.19%) WCF
14 20 (2.19%) WPF
14 20 (2.19%) WSDL
15 16 (1.75%) Ajax
15 16 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 15 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.11%) Data Centre
2 50 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (3.61%) Clustering
4 27 (2.95%) Blackberry
5 26 (2.84%) Video Conferencing
6 24 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (2.52%) Management Information System
8 22 (2.41%) NHS
9 17 (1.86%) Replication
10 16 (1.75%) Computer Science
10 16 (1.75%) User Experience
10 16 (1.75%) Private Cloud
11 14 (1.53%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.31%) iPhone
12 12 (1.31%) Cryptography
13 11 (1.20%) Social Network
13 11 (1.20%) GIS
13 11 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
14 10 (1.09%) N-Tier
15 9 (0.98%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 245 (26.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 243 (26.59%) Linux
3 193 (21.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 127 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 117 (12.80%) Windows 7
6 100 (10.94%) UNIX
7 91 (9.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 72 (7.88%) Android
9 64 (7.00%) Apple iOS
10 56 (6.13%) Windows 8
11 43 (4.70%) Windows XP
12 21 (2.30%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (0.88%) Windows Vista
14 7 (0.77%) Debian
14 7 (0.77%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.77%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.66%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.66%) CentOS
16 5 (0.55%) Solaris
16 5 (0.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (25.93%) ITIL
2 112 (12.25%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (7.66%) Load Balancing
4 66 (7.22%) Service Delivery
5 65 (7.11%) MVC
6 60 (6.56%) TDD
7 56 (6.13%) Project Management
8 50 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 49 (5.36%) OO
10 46 (5.03%) Automated Testing
10 46 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (4.27%) Service Management
12 37 (4.05%) Change Management
13 36 (3.94%) SDLC
14 35 (3.83%) E-Commerce
15 33 (3.61%) Unit Testing
16 29 (3.17%) BDD
16 29 (3.17%) Incident Management
17 27 (2.95%) Release Management
18 26 (2.84%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 220 (24.07%) SQL
2 75 (8.21%) PowerShell
3 62 (6.78%) JavaScript
4 60 (6.56%) C#
5 55 (6.02%) T-SQL
6 49 (5.36%) Java
7 38 (4.16%) PHP
8 32 (3.50%) Bash Shell
9 31 (3.39%) Perl
10 28 (3.06%) Python
11 23 (2.52%) C++
12 22 (2.41%) Ruby
13 10 (1.09%) Objective-C
14 9 (0.98%) VB
15 8 (0.88%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.77%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.55%) C
18 4 (0.44%) Groovy
19 3 (0.33%) VBScript
19 3 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 112 (12.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (5.25%) Degree
4 47 (5.14%) MCSE
5 45 (4.92%) CCNA
6 44 (4.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 43 (4.70%) CCNP
8 37 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
9 33 (3.61%) ISEB
10 28 (3.06%) MCITP
11 19 (2.08%) MCSA
12 15 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 14 (1.53%) Security Cleared
13 14 (1.53%) CCSP
13 14 (1.53%) MCP
14 13 (1.42%) CISSP
15 9 (0.98%) CCIE
16 8 (0.88%) MCDST
16 8 (0.88%) CCVP
17 7 (0.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (7.77%) SLA
2 22 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.86%) QA
3 17 (1.86%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.88%) COBIT
5 5 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.44%) HL7
7 3 (0.33%) BS25999
8 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 359 (39.28%) Active Directory
2 251 (27.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (7.11%) vSphere
4 51 (5.58%) VMware ESX
5 48 (5.25%) Hyper-V
6 36 (3.94%) XenApp
7 18 (1.97%) Terminal Services
8 16 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (1.31%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.66%) ISA Server
12 6 (0.66%) UAG
13 5 (0.55%) Firmware
13 5 (0.55%) XenServer
14 2 (0.22%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.22%) vCloud
14 2 (0.22%) KVM
15 1 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 1 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 56 (6.13%) SCCM
2 30 (3.28%) Puppet
3 28 (3.06%) SCOM
4 15 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (1.31%) Backup Exec
6 11 (1.20%) WSUS
6 11 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
6 11 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.98%) NetBackup
7 9 (0.98%) Nagios
8 8 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
8 8 (0.88%) Opsview
9 7 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (0.77%) DameWare
10 5 (0.55%) Cacti
10 5 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 5 (0.55%) XenMobile
11 4 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (0.33%) ZENworks
12 3 (0.33%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 371 (40.59%) Microsoft
2 353 (38.62%) VMware
3 215 (23.52%) Cisco
4 137 (14.99%) Citrix
5 89 (9.74%) Red Hat
6 85 (9.30%) HP
7 70 (7.66%) NetApp
8 48 (5.25%) CheckPoint
8 48 (5.25%) Oracle
9 35 (3.83%) EMC
10 31 (3.39%) Symantec
11 26 (2.84%) IBM
12 23 (2.52%) F5
13 21 (2.30%) Dell Compellent
13 21 (2.30%) Apple
13 21 (2.30%) Zend
14 20 (2.19%) CommVault
15 17 (1.86%) Meraki
16 16 (1.75%) Infoblox
16 16 (1.75%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum free parking
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified COMPETETIVE
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £16000 - £20800 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago