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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 507 606 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 14.67% 18.62% 13.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.69% 69.18% 62.56%
Number of salaries quoted 397 428 316
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
927 876 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 26.82% 26.92% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 721 627 509
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 30 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 486 (46.24%) Microsoft
2 397 (37.77%) Active Directory
3 354 (33.68%) VMware
4 304 (28.92%) MS Excel
5 283 (26.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 266 (25.31%) Linux
7 250 (23.79%) SQL Server
8 242 (23.03%) SQL
9 233 (22.17%) Citrix
10 221 (21.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 206 (19.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 204 (19.41%) ITIL
13 195 (18.55%) UNIX
14 193 (18.36%) MS Exchange
15 184 (17.51%) DNS
16 180 (17.13%) SAN
17 176 (16.75%) Cisco
18 155 (14.75%) Windows 7
19 150 (14.27%) Agile Software Development
20 147 (13.99%) .NET
21 146 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
22 145 (13.80%) Microsoft Certification
23 140 (13.32%) C#
24 135 (12.84%) Windows Server 2012
25 123 (11.70%) Firewall
26 121 (11.51%) Internet
27 118 (11.23%) Finance
27 118 (11.23%) SLA
28 114 (10.85%) Exchange Server 2010
29 107 (10.18%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 193 (18.36%) MS Exchange
2 114 (10.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 107 (10.18%) IIS
4 84 (7.99%) Apache
5 71 (6.76%) SharePoint
6 68 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 52 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 32 (3.04%) Lync
9 27 (2.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 27 (2.57%) BizTalk Server
9 27 (2.57%) Tomcat
10 25 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
11 24 (2.28%) SharePoint 2013
12 23 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
13 22 (2.09%) Office Communications Server
14 10 (0.95%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
15 9 (0.86%) Node.js
15 9 (0.86%) nginx
15 9 (0.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 304 (28.92%) MS Excel
2 106 (10.09%) MS Office
3 11 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 57 (5.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.57%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 3 (0.29%) Sage 50
4 2 (0.19%) VisionPLUS
4 2 (0.19%) BASE24
5 1 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 40 (3.81%) Office 365
2 28 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.76%) PaaS
4 7 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.67%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.29%) Route 53
5 3 (0.29%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.095%) SaaS
6 1 (0.095%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 184 (17.51%) DNS
2 180 (17.13%) SAN
3 123 (11.70%) Firewall
4 121 (11.51%) Internet
5 96 (9.13%) DHCP
6 82 (7.80%) WAN
6 82 (7.80%) LAN
6 82 (7.80%) TCP/IP
7 68 (6.47%) Wireless
8 62 (5.90%) NAS
9 52 (4.95%) BGP
9 52 (4.95%) MPLS
9 52 (4.95%) OSPF
10 48 (4.57%) VPN
11 47 (4.47%) Cisco IOS
12 46 (4.38%) Intranet
13 44 (4.19%) Network Security
14 39 (3.71%) EIGRP
15 38 (3.62%) SMTP
16 35 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (23.79%) SQL Server
2 146 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 75 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 55 (5.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 52 (4.95%) Oracle Database
6 45 (4.28%) Relational Database
7 39 (3.71%) MySQL
8 32 (3.04%) RDBMS
9 29 (2.76%) Oracle Reports
10 22 (2.09%) Oracle Database 11g
11 21 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (1.71%) Big Data
13 16 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
14 13 (1.24%) Oracle9i Database
15 12 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
16 8 (0.76%) Redis
16 8 (0.76%) Oracle OWB
17 7 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (0.67%) Informix
17 7 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 59 (5.61%) Git (software)
2 47 (4.47%) Subversion
3 33 (3.14%) Moq
4 31 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (2.09%) Jenkins
6 20 (1.90%) JIRA
7 18 (1.71%) SoapUI
7 18 (1.71%) ReSharper
8 17 (1.62%) Xcode
9 15 (1.43%) NUnit
9 15 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
9 15 (1.43%) MSTest
10 14 (1.33%) Visual Studio
11 9 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (0.48%) Hudson
14 4 (0.38%) JUnit
15 3 (0.29%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 3 (0.29%) Axure RP
General
1 118 (11.23%) Finance
2 42 (4.00%) Retail
3 35 (3.33%) Legal
4 28 (2.66%) Telecoms
5 18 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (1.24%) Games
7 8 (0.76%) Law
8 6 (0.57%) Back Office
8 6 (0.57%) Marketing
9 5 (0.48%) Banking
10 4 (0.38%) Advertising
10 4 (0.38%) Automotive
11 3 (0.29%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.095%) Publishing
12 1 (0.095%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 210 (19.98%) Analyst
2 195 (18.55%) Developer
3 119 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 100 (9.51%) Support Analyst
5 69 (6.57%) Applications Support
6 68 (6.47%) Service Analyst
7 65 (6.18%) Service Desk Analyst
8 59 (5.61%) Support Engineer
9 56 (5.33%) IT Support
10 54 (5.14%) 2nd Line Support
11 51 (4.85%) Support Technician
12 49 (4.66%) Consultant
12 49 (4.66%) .NET Developer
13 43 (4.09%) Applications Support Analyst
14 40 (3.81%) Software Developer
14 40 (3.81%) Architect
15 35 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
15 35 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
16 34 (3.24%) Team Leader
17 32 (3.04%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (13.99%) .NET
2 88 (8.37%) HTML
3 84 (7.99%) .NET Framework
3 84 (7.99%) ASP.NET
4 83 (7.90%) WinForms
5 63 (5.99%) WCF
6 60 (5.71%) CSS
7 55 (5.23%) WPF
8 53 (5.04%) Web Services
9 50 (4.76%) HTML5
10 49 (4.66%) jQuery
11 41 (3.90%) XML
12 40 (3.81%) PhoneGap
13 38 (3.62%) OpenGL
14 34 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC
15 31 (2.95%) REST
16 28 (2.66%) Ajax
17 23 (2.19%) Sencha Touch
17 23 (2.19%) Ext JS
18 22 (2.09%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 97 (9.23%) Blackberry
2 94 (8.94%) Clustering
3 75 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (5.61%) Management Information System
5 49 (4.66%) User Experience
6 44 (4.19%) Mobile App
7 38 (3.62%) 3D Graphics
8 33 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
9 31 (2.95%) NHS
10 26 (2.47%) Statistics
11 18 (1.71%) Social Media
12 15 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
13 14 (1.33%) Social Network
14 13 (1.24%) Replication
15 12 (1.14%) Computer Science
16 11 (1.05%) iPhone
17 10 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
17 10 (0.95%) Client/Server
18 9 (0.86%) PKI
18 9 (0.86%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 283 (26.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 266 (25.31%) Linux
3 206 (19.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 195 (18.55%) UNIX
5 155 (14.75%) Windows 7
6 135 (12.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 81 (7.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 80 (7.61%) Windows XP
9 74 (7.04%) Apple iOS
10 69 (6.57%) Android
11 40 (3.81%) Windows 8
12 17 (1.62%) Solaris
13 15 (1.43%) AIX
14 14 (1.33%) Windows Vista
14 14 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
15 12 (1.14%) CentOS
15 12 (1.14%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.57%) Debian
17 5 (0.48%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.48%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (19.41%) ITIL
2 150 (14.27%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (10.09%) OO
3 106 (10.09%) Service Delivery
4 81 (7.71%) CRM
5 67 (6.37%) Load Balancing
6 64 (6.09%) Mentoring
7 63 (5.99%) Project Management
8 62 (5.90%) Change Control
9 61 (5.80%) E-Commerce
10 56 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 52 (4.95%) Incident Management
12 51 (4.85%) Change Management
13 50 (4.76%) MVC
14 46 (4.38%) Service Management
15 44 (4.19%) Scrum
16 43 (4.09%) Technical Architecture
17 42 (4.00%) OOP
18 40 (3.81%) Data Modelling
18 40 (3.81%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 242 (23.03%) SQL
2 140 (13.32%) C#
3 104 (9.90%) JavaScript
4 98 (9.32%) Java
5 94 (8.94%) PHP
6 85 (8.09%) PowerShell
7 62 (5.90%) T-SQL
8 61 (5.80%) Perl
9 56 (5.33%) Bash Shell
10 39 (3.71%) VB
11 20 (1.90%) Python
12 19 (1.81%) Ruby
12 19 (1.81%) Objective-C
13 18 (1.71%) Shell Script
14 17 (1.62%) PL/SQL
14 17 (1.62%) C
15 8 (0.76%) C++
15 8 (0.76%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.48%) VBA
17 4 (0.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 145 (13.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (8.37%) Degree
3 73 (6.95%) MCSE
4 60 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (4.19%) MCP
6 43 (4.09%) CCNA
7 40 (3.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 37 (3.52%) CCNP
9 35 (3.33%) MCSA
10 28 (2.66%) MCTS
11 24 (2.28%) Citrix Certification
12 23 (2.19%) MCAD
12 23 (2.19%) MCSD
12 23 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
12 23 (2.19%) Security Cleared
13 20 (1.90%) CISSP
13 20 (1.90%) OCP
13 20 (1.90%) Oracle Certification
14 17 (1.62%) CCIE
15 16 (1.52%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (11.23%) SLA
2 52 (4.95%) PCI DSS
3 20 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.14%) QA
4 12 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.095%) Data Quality
System Software
1 397 (37.77%) Active Directory
2 221 (21.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (9.04%) XenApp
4 72 (6.85%) Hyper-V
5 67 (6.37%) vSphere
6 47 (4.47%) XenServer
7 38 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (2.95%) VMware ESX
9 26 (2.47%) Terminal Services
10 20 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
11 19 (1.81%) XenDesktop
12 11 (1.05%) Firmware
13 9 (0.86%) MetaFrame
13 9 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 8 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 7 (0.67%) ProxySG
16 5 (0.48%) ISA Server
17 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 3 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
19 2 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 57 (5.42%) SCCM
2 28 (2.66%) SCOM
3 22 (2.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 22 (2.09%) Nagios
4 19 (1.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 18 (1.71%) XenMobile
6 17 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (1.52%) Puppet
8 15 (1.43%) Opsview
9 12 (1.14%) NetBackup
10 11 (1.05%) SCDPM
11 9 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (0.76%) Graphite
13 7 (0.67%) Backup Exec
13 7 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
13 7 (0.67%) Cacti
14 6 (0.57%) EdgeSight
14 6 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 6 (0.57%) SCVMM
14 6 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 486 (46.24%) Microsoft
2 354 (33.68%) VMware
3 233 (22.17%) Citrix
4 176 (16.75%) Cisco
5 81 (7.71%) Red Hat
6 77 (7.33%) Oracle
7 64 (6.09%) Symantec
8 62 (5.90%) NetApp
8 62 (5.90%) CheckPoint
9 55 (5.23%) HP
10 35 (3.33%) CommVault
11 29 (2.76%) SolarWinds
12 24 (2.28%) Postini
13 23 (2.19%) Sencha
14 22 (2.09%) AppSense
15 21 (2.00%) Apple
16 20 (1.90%) Google
17 19 (1.81%) IBM
18 18 (1.71%) Juniper
18 18 (1.71%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus+OT+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Vertical IT
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago