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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 479 630 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 14.42% 17.16% 15.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.99% 61.83% 64.74%
Number of salaries quoted 401 497 316
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
826 1019 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.87% 27.76% 23.58%
Number of salaries quoted 685 784 486
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 June 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 386 (40.93%) Microsoft
2 371 (39.34%) Active Directory
3 345 (36.59%) VMware
4 261 (27.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 248 (26.30%) Linux
6 243 (25.77%) ITIL
7 236 (25.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 234 (24.81%) SQL Server
9 213 (22.59%) MS Excel
10 200 (21.21%) MS Exchange
11 199 (21.10%) SQL
12 189 (20.04%) Cisco
13 180 (19.09%) Windows Server 2012
14 159 (16.86%) DNS
15 153 (16.22%) Citrix
16 134 (14.21%) SAN
17 132 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
18 128 (13.57%) Firewall
19 122 (12.94%) Windows 7
20 120 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
21 119 (12.62%) Web Services
22 109 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
22 109 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2010
23 107 (11.35%) .NET
24 103 (10.92%) UNIX
24 103 (10.92%) DHCP
25 99 (10.50%) MS Office
26 98 (10.39%) C#
27 94 (9.97%) SQL Server 2008
28 84 (8.91%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
1 200 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 109 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 84 (8.91%) IIS
4 74 (7.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 62 (6.57%) SharePoint
6 45 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 30 (3.18%) Lync
8 29 (3.08%) Apache
9 22 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
10 19 (2.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 19 (2.01%) CMS
10 19 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (1.38%) IBM Notes
12 10 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (1.06%) nginx
12 10 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.42%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.32%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.32%) Mule
15 2 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 213 (22.59%) 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 24 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.21%) Line 500
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
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 15 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.06%) SaaS
4 10 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.06%) Amazon S3
4 10 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (0.42%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.21%) PaaS
7 1 (0.11%) Heroku
7 1 (0.11%) IaaS
7 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 159 (16.86%) DNS
2 134 (14.21%) SAN
3 128 (13.57%) Firewall
4 103 (10.92%) DHCP
5 81 (8.59%) VPN
6 71 (7.53%) WAN
7 70 (7.42%) Internet
8 69 (7.32%) VoIP
9 67 (7.10%) TCP/IP
10 61 (6.47%) LAN
11 47 (4.98%) Network Security
12 45 (4.77%) NAS
13 42 (4.45%) Wireless
14 36 (3.82%) Cisco ASA
15 35 (3.71%) Cisco IOS
16 34 (3.61%) SSL
17 27 (2.86%) MPLS
18 21 (2.23%) FTP
19 18 (1.91%) PBX
20 17 (1.80%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (24.81%) SQL Server
2 94 (9.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (5.73%) MySQL
4 46 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 34 (3.61%) Relational Database
6 29 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (2.33%) Oracle Database
8 13 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 10 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (1.06%) NoSQL
11 9 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (0.95%) Big Data
12 8 (0.85%) Riak
12 8 (0.85%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.74%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
13 7 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 26 (2.76%) Moq
3 17 (1.80%) Rhino Mocks
3 17 (1.80%) NUnit
3 17 (1.80%) MSTest
4 16 (1.70%) Git (software)
5 13 (1.38%) Selenium
6 12 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (1.17%) Subversion
7 11 (1.17%) Xcode
8 9 (0.95%) JIRA
8 9 (0.95%) ReSharper
8 9 (0.95%) SoapUI
9 6 (0.64%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.53%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.42%) CocoaPods
12 3 (0.32%) HP UFT
12 3 (0.32%) MSI
12 3 (0.32%) AdminStudio
13 2 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 76 (8.06%) Finance
2 48 (5.09%) Telecoms
3 40 (4.24%) Retail
4 23 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 21 (2.23%) Legal
6 14 (1.48%) Back Office
7 10 (1.06%) Games
8 9 (0.95%) Banking
9 6 (0.64%) Marketing
10 5 (0.53%) Law
11 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.21%) Automotive
12 1 (0.11%) Publishing
12 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 223 (23.65%) Analyst
2 165 (17.50%) Developer
3 92 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 87 (9.23%) Support Analyst
5 77 (8.17%) Service Analyst
6 74 (7.85%) Service Desk Analyst
7 58 (6.15%) Applications Support
8 53 (5.62%) Consultant
9 49 (5.20%) 2nd Line Support
10 47 (4.98%) Architect
11 45 (4.77%) .NET Developer
12 40 (4.24%) Support Engineer
13 39 (4.14%) Applications Support Analyst
14 38 (4.03%) Administrator
15 37 (3.92%) IT Support
16 33 (3.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 31 (3.29%) Technical Engineer
18 29 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
19 28 (2.97%) Systems Engineer
19 28 (2.97%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (12.62%) Web Services
2 107 (11.35%) .NET
3 72 (7.64%) HTML
4 67 (7.10%) XML
5 65 (6.89%) ASP.NET
6 61 (6.47%) CSS
7 44 (4.67%) HTML5
8 43 (4.56%) WinForms
9 40 (4.24%) .NET Framework
10 39 (4.14%) WPF
11 36 (3.82%) jQuery
12 34 (3.61%) WCF
13 29 (3.08%) SOAP
14 28 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
15 23 (2.44%) Symfony
15 23 (2.44%) Doctrine
16 22 (2.33%) AngularJS
17 21 (2.23%) Ruby on Rails
18 19 (2.01%) Ajax
19 17 (1.80%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 76 (8.06%) Data Centre
2 56 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.20%) Blackberry
4 39 (4.14%) Clustering
5 34 (3.61%) Mobile App
6 32 (3.39%) Management Information System
7 28 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (2.76%) User Experience
8 26 (2.76%) NHS
9 17 (1.80%) Replication
9 17 (1.80%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.80%) Social Network
9 17 (1.80%) Inversion of Control
10 16 (1.70%) Cryptography
11 15 (1.59%) Private Cloud
12 13 (1.38%) iPhone
13 12 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
13 12 (1.27%) GIS
13 12 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (1.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 261 (27.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 248 (26.30%) Linux
3 180 (19.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 132 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 122 (12.94%) Windows 7
6 103 (10.92%) UNIX
7 80 (8.48%) Android
7 80 (8.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 71 (7.53%) Apple iOS
9 61 (6.47%) Windows 8
10 49 (5.20%) Windows XP
11 27 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
12 15 (1.59%) CentOS
13 11 (1.17%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.85%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.74%) AIX
16 6 (0.64%) Solaris
17 5 (0.53%) Windows Phone 7
18 4 (0.42%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (25.77%) ITIL
2 120 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (8.48%) MVC
4 79 (8.38%) OO
5 63 (6.68%) TDD
6 62 (6.57%) Load Balancing
7 60 (6.36%) Service Delivery
8 59 (6.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 50 (5.30%) Service Management
10 45 (4.77%) Project Management
10 45 (4.77%) CRM
11 42 (4.45%) Unit Testing
12 40 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (4.03%) Change Management
14 33 (3.50%) Automated Testing
15 32 (3.39%) Technical Architecture
15 32 (3.39%) BDD
16 30 (3.18%) Continuous Improvement
17 28 (2.97%) Time Management
18 27 (2.86%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 199 (21.10%) SQL
2 98 (10.39%) C#
3 76 (8.06%) JavaScript
4 58 (6.15%) PowerShell
5 54 (5.73%) T-SQL
6 52 (5.51%) PHP
7 41 (4.35%) Java
8 27 (2.86%) C++
9 25 (2.65%) Bash Shell
9 25 (2.65%) Ruby
10 22 (2.33%) Perl
10 22 (2.33%) Python
11 21 (2.23%) Objective-C
12 16 (1.70%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.48%) VB.NET
14 11 (1.17%) VB
15 5 (0.53%) VBA
15 5 (0.53%) Groovy
16 4 (0.42%) VB6
16 4 (0.42%) C
Qualifications
1 109 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (5.09%) Degree
4 40 (4.24%) ITIL Certification
5 38 (4.03%) CCNA
6 34 (3.61%) MCSE
7 28 (2.97%) MCSA
8 27 (2.86%) MCP
8 27 (2.86%) CCNP
9 17 (1.80%) MCDST
9 17 (1.80%) Security Cleared
10 16 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (1.59%) MCTS
11 15 (1.59%) ISEB
12 10 (1.06%) CCSE
12 10 (1.06%) CCSA
12 10 (1.06%) SC Cleared
13 9 (0.95%) MCAD
13 9 (0.95%) MCSD
14 7 (0.74%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.10%) SLA
2 14 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (1.06%) QA
6 1 (0.11%) HL7
6 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 371 (39.34%) Active Directory
2 236 (25.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (6.04%) VMware ESX
4 56 (5.94%) Hyper-V
5 51 (5.41%) XenApp
6 48 (5.09%) vSphere
7 24 (2.55%) Terminal Services
8 17 (1.80%) XenServer
9 11 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.53%) UAG
11 5 (0.53%) ISA Server
11 5 (0.53%) Firmware
12 4 (0.42%) NFS
12 4 (0.42%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.42%) Xen
13 3 (0.32%) MetaFrame
14 2 (0.21%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.21%) Snort
14 2 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 41 (4.35%) SCCM
2 26 (2.76%) SCOM
3 25 (2.65%) Nagios
4 22 (2.33%) Puppet
5 18 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (1.38%) Backup Exec
7 9 (0.95%) WSUS
8 6 (0.64%) NetBackup
8 6 (0.64%) Opsview
9 5 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.42%) DameWare
10 4 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.32%) ZENworks
11 3 (0.32%) SnapMirror
11 3 (0.32%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.21%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 2 (0.21%) ArcSight ESM
12 2 (0.21%) CA Spectrum
12 2 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 386 (40.93%) Microsoft
2 345 (36.59%) VMware
3 189 (20.04%) Cisco
4 153 (16.22%) Citrix
5 79 (8.38%) HP
6 74 (7.85%) Red Hat
7 69 (7.32%) CheckPoint
8 56 (5.94%) NetApp
9 43 (4.56%) Oracle
10 29 (3.08%) Apple
10 29 (3.08%) Dell Compellent
11 26 (2.76%) Juniper
12 25 (2.65%) Dell
13 24 (2.55%) Symantec
13 24 (2.55%) Zend
14 20 (2.12%) EMC
15 18 (1.91%) IBM
15 18 (1.91%) CommVault
15 18 (1.91%) F5
16 17 (1.80%) Facebook
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + FE Van + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Parking
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
networx
Salary: £20,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £28600 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Package + On call
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago