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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 514 587 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.01% 18.37% 15.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.92% 68.98% 67.11%
Number of salaries quoted 420 423 366
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 Leeds region.

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
903 851 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 26.37% 26.63% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 713 626 553
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £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 18 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 473 (45.05%) Microsoft
2 390 (37.14%) VMware
3 387 (36.86%) Active Directory
4 312 (29.71%) MS Excel
5 281 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 271 (25.81%) Linux
7 260 (24.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 251 (23.90%) SQL
9 245 (23.33%) Citrix
10 244 (23.24%) SQL Server
11 219 (20.86%) Windows Server 2003
12 205 (19.52%) Cisco
13 204 (19.43%) ITIL
14 196 (18.67%) UNIX
15 194 (18.48%) MS Exchange
16 193 (18.38%) DNS
17 190 (18.10%) SAN
18 165 (15.71%) .NET
19 149 (14.19%) Microsoft Certification
20 145 (13.81%) C#
20 145 (13.81%) Windows 7
21 138 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
22 131 (12.48%) Windows Server 2012
23 122 (11.62%) Clustering
23 122 (11.62%) Internet
24 121 (11.52%) IIS
24 121 (11.52%) SQL Server 2008
25 119 (11.33%) Finance
26 118 (11.24%) SLA
27 113 (10.76%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 194 (18.48%) MS Exchange
2 121 (11.52%) IIS
3 104 (9.90%) Apache
4 100 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 66 (6.29%) SharePoint
6 57 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 55 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 39 (3.71%) Lync
9 34 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 27 (2.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 26 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
12 25 (2.38%) Tomcat
13 23 (2.19%) Office Communications Server
14 21 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
15 20 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
16 9 (0.86%) Node.js
16 9 (0.86%) WordPress
16 9 (0.86%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.76%) Oracle Application Server
18 7 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 312 (29.71%) MS Excel
2 101 (9.62%) MS Office
3 12 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.38%) MS Project
5 3 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 45 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.57%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 3 (0.29%) Sage 50
4 2 (0.19%) BASE24
4 2 (0.19%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 43 (4.10%) Office 365
2 27 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.67%) PaaS
4 4 (0.38%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.38%) SaaS
5 3 (0.29%) Route 53
5 3 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 193 (18.38%) DNS
2 190 (18.10%) SAN
3 122 (11.62%) Internet
4 113 (10.76%) Firewall
5 91 (8.67%) TCP/IP
6 82 (7.81%) DHCP
7 79 (7.52%) LAN
7 79 (7.52%) WAN
8 73 (6.95%) MPLS
9 72 (6.86%) OSPF
9 72 (6.86%) BGP
10 71 (6.76%) Cisco IOS
11 61 (5.81%) Wireless
12 60 (5.71%) NAS
13 57 (5.43%) SMTP
14 56 (5.33%) EIGRP
15 40 (3.81%) Network Security
16 39 (3.71%) Intranet
17 36 (3.43%) VPN
18 28 (2.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (23.24%) SQL Server
2 121 (11.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 70 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 52 (4.95%) Oracle Database
4 52 (4.95%) Relational Database
5 48 (4.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 41 (3.90%) RDBMS
7 40 (3.81%) MySQL
8 32 (3.05%) Oracle Reports
9 30 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (1.81%) SQL Server 2000
12 16 (1.52%) Big Data
13 13 (1.24%) Redis
14 10 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (0.95%) Oracle9i Database
15 8 (0.76%) Oracle OWB
15 8 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.67%) Informix
Development Applications
1 44 (4.19%) Git (software)
2 34 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (3.24%) Subversion
3 32 (3.05%) Moq
4 19 (1.81%) MSTest
5 17 (1.62%) Jenkins
5 17 (1.62%) JIRA
6 16 (1.52%) ReSharper
6 16 (1.52%) NUnit
6 16 (1.52%) Rhino Mocks
6 16 (1.52%) SoapUI
7 14 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
8 9 (0.86%) Xcode
8 9 (0.86%) Visual Studio
9 8 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.38%) JUnit
10 4 (0.38%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.38%) Hudson
11 3 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 3 (0.29%) Axure RP
General
1 119 (11.33%) Finance
2 44 (4.19%) Retail
3 31 (2.95%) Legal
4 23 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (1.05%) Games
7 8 (0.76%) Law
7 8 (0.76%) Advertising
8 7 (0.67%) Banking
9 5 (0.48%) Back Office
10 4 (0.38%) Automotive
10 4 (0.38%) Marketing
11 3 (0.29%) Online Betting
12 2 (0.19%) Front Office
13 1 (0.095%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 201 (19.14%) Analyst
2 188 (17.90%) Developer
3 145 (13.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 96 (9.14%) Support Analyst
5 64 (6.10%) Applications Support
6 59 (5.62%) Support Engineer
7 56 (5.33%) .NET Developer
8 55 (5.24%) Consultant
9 54 (5.14%) Service Analyst
10 52 (4.95%) Service Desk Analyst
11 49 (4.67%) IT Support
12 45 (4.29%) Support Technician
13 43 (4.10%) 2nd Line Support
14 39 (3.71%) Architect
15 37 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
15 37 (3.52%) Senior Developer
15 37 (3.52%) Team Leader
16 35 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
16 35 (3.33%) Software Developer
17 33 (3.14%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (15.71%) .NET
2 96 (9.14%) ASP.NET
3 92 (8.76%) WinForms
4 87 (8.29%) .NET Framework
5 85 (8.10%) HTML
6 73 (6.95%) WCF
7 59 (5.62%) CSS
8 55 (5.24%) WPF
9 50 (4.76%) Web Services
9 50 (4.76%) XML
10 41 (3.90%) jQuery
11 39 (3.71%) HTML5
12 38 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (2.67%) PhoneGap
14 26 (2.48%) REST
14 26 (2.48%) OpenGL
15 22 (2.10%) Ajax
16 21 (2.00%) Castle Windsor
16 21 (2.00%) Spring.NET
17 18 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 122 (11.62%) Clustering
2 85 (8.10%) Blackberry
3 77 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (5.62%) Management Information System
5 39 (3.71%) User Experience
6 34 (3.24%) NHS
7 31 (2.95%) Mobile App
7 31 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (2.57%) Statistics
9 26 (2.48%) 3D Graphics
10 18 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
11 16 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
12 13 (1.24%) Social Media
12 13 (1.24%) iPhone
12 13 (1.24%) IBM XIV
13 11 (1.05%) Computer Science
13 11 (1.05%) Social Network
14 9 (0.86%) Replication
14 9 (0.86%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 281 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 271 (25.81%) Linux
3 219 (20.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 196 (18.67%) UNIX
5 145 (13.81%) Windows 7
6 131 (12.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 104 (9.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 76 (7.24%) Windows XP
9 52 (4.95%) Apple iOS
10 48 (4.57%) Android
11 34 (3.24%) Windows 8
12 20 (1.90%) Solaris
13 15 (1.43%) Windows Vista
14 11 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
14 11 (1.05%) AIX
15 10 (0.95%) CentOS
15 10 (0.95%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.67%) Debian
16 7 (0.67%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.48%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (19.43%) ITIL
2 138 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (9.14%) Service Delivery
4 93 (8.86%) OO
5 86 (8.19%) E-Commerce
5 86 (8.19%) Load Balancing
6 70 (6.67%) Project Management
7 69 (6.57%) CRM
7 69 (6.57%) Mentoring
8 60 (5.71%) Change Management
9 56 (5.33%) MVC
10 53 (5.05%) Change Control
11 52 (4.95%) Incident Management
12 49 (4.67%) Scrum
12 49 (4.67%) OOP
13 46 (4.38%) Technical Architecture
14 43 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (4.00%) Kanban
16 40 (3.81%) Migration
16 40 (3.81%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 251 (23.90%) SQL
2 145 (13.81%) C#
3 106 (10.10%) Java
4 102 (9.71%) PowerShell
5 96 (9.14%) JavaScript
6 83 (7.90%) Perl
7 80 (7.62%) PHP
8 79 (7.52%) Bash Shell
9 62 (5.90%) T-SQL
10 52 (4.95%) VB
11 19 (1.81%) Python
12 17 (1.62%) PL/SQL
13 15 (1.43%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.43%) Ruby
14 12 (1.14%) C
14 12 (1.14%) VB.NET
15 11 (1.05%) Objective-C
16 9 (0.86%) VBA
17 6 (0.57%) VB6
17 6 (0.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 149 (14.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (8.86%) Degree
3 90 (8.57%) MCSE
4 57 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 40 (3.81%) CCNA
7 37 (3.52%) CCNP
8 36 (3.43%) MCSA
9 35 (3.33%) MCP
9 35 (3.33%) MCITP
10 27 (2.57%) Citrix Certification
11 26 (2.48%) MCTS
12 23 (2.19%) OCP
12 23 (2.19%) Oracle Certification
13 21 (2.00%) CISSP
13 21 (2.00%) Security Cleared
14 19 (1.81%) CCIE
15 18 (1.71%) MCAD
15 18 (1.71%) MCSD
15 18 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (11.24%) SLA
2 71 (6.76%) PCI DSS
3 22 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.14%) QA
5 8 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.095%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.095%) HL7
7 1 (0.095%) COBIT
System Software
1 387 (36.86%) Active Directory
2 260 (24.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (9.33%) XenApp
4 74 (7.05%) vSphere
5 68 (6.48%) Hyper-V
6 59 (5.62%) VMware ESXi
7 47 (4.48%) XenServer
8 28 (2.67%) VMware ESX
9 24 (2.29%) XenDesktop
10 23 (2.19%) Oracle RAC
10 23 (2.19%) Terminal Services
11 11 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 9 (0.86%) Firmware
13 8 (0.76%) MetaFrame
13 8 (0.76%) ProxySG
13 8 (0.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (0.57%) Squid
14 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.48%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 63 (6.00%) SCCM
2 28 (2.67%) SCOM
3 20 (1.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 18 (1.71%) XenMobile
4 18 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
4 18 (1.71%) NetBackup
5 17 (1.62%) Nagios
5 17 (1.62%) Puppet
6 16 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (1.33%) Opsview
8 13 (1.24%) Backup Exec
9 12 (1.14%) Graphite
10 9 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
11 8 (0.76%) SCDPM
12 7 (0.67%) Cacti
12 7 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (0.57%) WSUS
13 6 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 6 (0.57%) EdgeSight
14 5 (0.48%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 473 (45.05%) Microsoft
2 390 (37.14%) VMware
3 245 (23.33%) Citrix
4 205 (19.52%) Cisco
5 103 (9.81%) Red Hat
6 90 (8.57%) Oracle
7 66 (6.29%) Symantec
8 57 (5.43%) NetApp
9 52 (4.95%) CheckPoint
10 49 (4.67%) HP
11 31 (2.95%) SolarWinds
12 28 (2.67%) CommVault
13 24 (2.29%) Postini
14 23 (2.19%) AppSense
14 23 (2.19%) IBM
15 22 (2.10%) EMC
16 21 (2.00%) Google
17 20 (1.90%) Apple
18 19 (1.81%) F5
19 18 (1.71%) Dell
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Salary: £20,000 per annum c£20,000 + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
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TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Package
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TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
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Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + fantastic benefits!
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Posted: Yesterday
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