The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 565 378 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.41% 14.77% 17.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.60% 64.29% 75.92%
Number of salaries quoted 437 292 333
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,100 £47,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
948 588 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.86% 22.98% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 720 461 437
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
West Yorkshire

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 23 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 525 (44.91%) Microsoft
2 403 (34.47%) VMware
3 374 (31.99%) SQL Server
4 369 (31.57%) Active Directory
5 327 (27.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 322 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 314 (26.86%) MS Excel
8 281 (24.04%) SQL
9 267 (22.84%) Linux
10 239 (20.44%) Cisco
11 236 (20.19%) MS Exchange
12 228 (19.50%) .NET
13 214 (18.31%) SAN
13 214 (18.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 207 (17.71%) UNIX
15 205 (17.54%) Citrix
16 202 (17.28%) ITIL
17 190 (16.25%) Microsoft Certification
18 179 (15.31%) Firewall
19 178 (15.23%) IIS
20 166 (14.20%) C#
20 166 (14.20%) DNS
21 158 (13.52%) MCSE
22 156 (13.34%) Windows Server 2012
23 145 (12.40%) Windows 7
23 145 (12.40%) TCP/IP
24 144 (12.32%) Clustering
25 138 (11.80%) Finance
26 137 (11.72%) Red Hat
27 132 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 236 (20.19%) MS Exchange
2 178 (15.23%) IIS
3 108 (9.24%) Apache
4 98 (8.38%) SharePoint
5 89 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 73 (6.24%) Lync
7 67 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 47 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2003
9 42 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
10 31 (2.65%) Tomcat
11 26 (2.22%) Office Communications Server
12 25 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
13 16 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 13 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
16 10 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (0.77%) WebLogic
18 8 (0.68%) CMS
19 5 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
19 5 (0.43%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 314 (26.86%) MS Excel
2 117 (10.01%) MS Office
3 4 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.26%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.17%) MS Project
6 1 (0.086%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.086%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 26 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.26%) Line 500
3 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.086%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.086%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.086%) Magento
4 1 (0.086%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.82%) SaaS
2 30 (2.57%) Office 365
3 28 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.34%) IaaS
6 3 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.26%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 214 (18.31%) SAN
2 179 (15.31%) Firewall
3 166 (14.20%) DNS
4 145 (12.40%) TCP/IP
5 112 (9.58%) Internet
6 108 (9.24%) Cisco IOS
7 88 (7.53%) MPLS
8 80 (6.84%) OSPF
8 80 (6.84%) BGP
9 68 (5.82%) EIGRP
10 66 (5.65%) SMTP
11 64 (5.47%) LAN
11 64 (5.47%) WAN
12 57 (4.88%) DHCP
13 54 (4.62%) NAS
14 52 (4.45%) VPN
15 24 (2.05%) Unified Communications
15 24 (2.05%) NetScaler
16 18 (1.54%) Network Security
17 15 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (31.99%) SQL Server
2 98 (8.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 97 (8.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 55 (4.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 50 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 38 (3.25%) MySQL
7 33 (2.82%) Relational Database
8 30 (2.57%) RDBMS
9 29 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (2.40%) Oracle Database
11 20 (1.71%) NoSQL
12 19 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (1.11%) Redis
14 8 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
16 5 (0.43%) Ingres
16 5 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
17 4 (0.34%) Riak
Development Applications
1 63 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (2.91%) Visual Studio
3 30 (2.57%) MSTest
4 27 (2.31%) NUnit
5 23 (1.97%) Rhino Mocks
5 23 (1.97%) Moq
6 13 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (0.68%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.68%) Subversion
8 7 (0.60%) JIRA
8 7 (0.60%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.43%) Maven
10 4 (0.34%) ReSharper
10 4 (0.34%) InstallShield
10 4 (0.34%) Hudson
11 3 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (0.17%) JMeter
12 2 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (0.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 138 (11.80%) Finance
2 38 (3.25%) Retail
3 36 (3.08%) Banking
4 21 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.28%) Legal
6 8 (0.68%) Advertising
7 6 (0.51%) Marketing
8 4 (0.34%) Games
9 3 (0.26%) Law
9 3 (0.26%) Local Government
10 2 (0.17%) Front Office
10 2 (0.17%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.086%) Back Office
11 1 (0.086%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 224 (19.16%) Analyst
2 185 (15.83%) Developer
3 136 (11.63%) Consultant
4 127 (10.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 91 (7.78%) Support Analyst
6 69 (5.90%) .NET Developer
7 58 (4.96%) Support Engineer
8 57 (4.88%) Applications Support
9 52 (4.45%) DBA
10 50 (4.28%) Administrator
11 45 (3.85%) Software Developer
12 43 (3.68%) Service Analyst
13 42 (3.59%) 2nd Line Support
13 42 (3.59%) Service Desk Analyst
13 42 (3.59%) Team Leader
13 42 (3.59%) Infrastructure Manager
14 41 (3.51%) IT Support
15 39 (3.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 39 (3.34%) 3rd Line Support
16 37 (3.17%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (19.50%) .NET
2 131 (11.21%) ASP.NET
3 119 (10.18%) XML
4 109 (9.32%) Web Services
5 93 (7.96%) WCF
6 77 (6.59%) WinForms
7 73 (6.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 67 (5.73%) HTML
9 62 (5.30%) .NET Framework
10 60 (5.13%) CSS
11 57 (4.88%) jQuery
12 47 (4.02%) SOAP
13 46 (3.93%) WSDL
14 45 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 39 (3.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 38 (3.25%) WPF
17 27 (2.31%) Razor View Engine
18 24 (2.05%) Spring.NET
18 24 (2.05%) Castle Windsor
19 23 (1.97%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 144 (12.32%) Clustering
2 52 (4.45%) Management Information System
3 40 (3.42%) Blackberry
4 35 (2.99%) NHS
5 30 (2.57%) Enterprise Storage
6 29 (2.48%) EqualLogic
7 23 (1.97%) Inversion of Control
8 22 (1.88%) Client/Server
8 22 (1.88%) Tandem
9 19 (1.63%) Computer Science
10 18 (1.54%) Mathematics
10 18 (1.54%) iPad
11 17 (1.45%) iPhone
11 17 (1.45%) DTV
12 16 (1.37%) Statistics
13 15 (1.28%) IBM XIV
14 13 (1.11%) Social Media
15 10 (0.86%) CMDB
16 7 (0.60%) Open Source
16 7 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 322 (27.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 267 (22.84%) Linux
3 214 (18.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 207 (17.71%) UNIX
5 156 (13.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 145 (12.40%) Windows 7
7 132 (11.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 90 (7.70%) Windows XP
9 54 (4.62%) Windows 8
10 20 (1.71%) Ubuntu
11 15 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
12 14 (1.20%) CentOS
13 13 (1.11%) Windows Vista
14 12 (1.03%) Android
15 11 (0.94%) Solaris
16 7 (0.60%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.60%) SUSE
17 6 (0.51%) Debian
18 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.34%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (17.28%) ITIL
2 108 (9.24%) E-Commerce
3 104 (8.90%) Load Balancing
4 92 (7.87%) MVC
5 84 (7.19%) Scrum
6 80 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
7 76 (6.50%) Project Management
8 73 (6.24%) Service Delivery
9 72 (6.16%) Problem Management
10 69 (5.90%) Agile Software Development
11 68 (5.82%) TDD
12 59 (5.05%) Change Management
13 49 (4.19%) Change Control
14 45 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
14 45 (3.85%) Information Security
15 43 (3.68%) Time Management
16 40 (3.42%) Incident Management
16 40 (3.42%) DSDM
17 38 (3.25%) Kanban
17 38 (3.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 281 (24.04%) SQL
2 166 (14.20%) C#
3 91 (7.78%) Java
4 85 (7.27%) T-SQL
5 82 (7.01%) Perl
6 73 (6.24%) Bash Shell
7 72 (6.16%) PowerShell
8 68 (5.82%) JavaScript
9 38 (3.25%) PHP
10 28 (2.40%) VB.NET
11 26 (2.22%) VB
12 22 (1.88%) Shell Script
13 18 (1.54%) C
14 9 (0.77%) Python
15 8 (0.68%) VBA
16 6 (0.51%) VBScript
17 5 (0.43%) Delphi
18 3 (0.26%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.26%) ActionScript
18 3 (0.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 190 (16.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 158 (13.52%) MCSE
3 98 (8.38%) Cisco Certification
4 89 (7.61%) Degree
5 84 (7.19%) CCNA
6 82 (7.01%) MCSA
7 79 (6.76%) MCITP
8 69 (5.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 37 (3.17%) CCNP
10 26 (2.22%) MCTS
11 25 (2.14%) CCSA
11 25 (2.14%) CISSP
11 25 (2.14%) Security Cleared
12 24 (2.05%) MCP
13 22 (1.88%) CCA
13 22 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
14 21 (1.80%) CCSE
15 18 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 18 (1.54%) NCDA
16 16 (1.37%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (9.41%) SLA
2 87 (7.44%) PCI DSS
3 34 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (2.40%) QA
5 5 (0.43%) HL7
6 3 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.26%) COBIT
7 1 (0.086%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 369 (31.57%) Active Directory
2 327 (27.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (8.04%) Hyper-V
3 94 (8.04%) VMware ESXi
4 92 (7.87%) vSphere
5 73 (6.24%) VMware ESX
6 63 (5.39%) XenApp
7 44 (3.76%) XenServer
8 23 (1.97%) XenDesktop
9 14 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (0.77%) Squid
11 9 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
11 9 (0.77%) UAG
12 7 (0.60%) NFS
13 6 (0.51%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.34%) ProxySG
15 4 (0.34%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 77 (6.59%) SCCM
2 25 (2.14%) SCOM
3 22 (1.88%) Backup Exec
4 19 (1.63%) NetBackup
5 18 (1.54%) Nagios
5 18 (1.54%) Opsview
6 13 (1.11%) Puppet
7 10 (0.86%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.68%) Foglight
8 8 (0.68%) SCVMM
9 7 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 5 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
11 5 (0.43%) SCDPM
12 4 (0.34%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.34%) YUM
12 4 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (0.34%) Cacti
12 4 (0.34%) WSUS
12 4 (0.34%) MOM
Vendors
1 525 (44.91%) Microsoft
2 403 (34.47%) VMware
3 239 (20.44%) Cisco
4 205 (17.54%) Citrix
5 137 (11.72%) Red Hat
6 80 (6.84%) Oracle
7 70 (5.99%) NetApp
8 44 (3.76%) CheckPoint
8 44 (3.76%) EMC
9 41 (3.51%) Symantec
10 39 (3.34%) HP
11 35 (2.99%) Dell
12 30 (2.57%) CommVault
13 26 (2.22%) Juniper
14 24 (2.05%) IBM
15 18 (1.54%) AppSense
16 14 (1.20%) Veeam
17 13 (1.11%) Apple
18 11 (0.94%) Mitel
19 10 (0.86%) Adobe
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 2 days ago
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ECS
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago