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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 374 519 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 11.20% 14.74% 17.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.99% 55.27% 69.53%
Number of salaries quoted 319 408 425
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
668 939 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 20.01% 26.68% 25.66%
Number of salaries quoted 563 732 611
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 11 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 412 (48.53%) Microsoft
2 372 (43.82%) Active Directory
3 325 (38.28%) Windows Server
4 298 (35.10%) VMware
5 280 (32.98%) SQL Server
6 237 (27.92%) MS Excel
7 230 (27.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 229 (26.97%) VMware Infrastructure
9 212 (24.97%) ITIL
10 211 (24.85%) Linux
11 206 (24.26%) MS Exchange
12 196 (23.09%) SQL
13 165 (19.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 155 (18.26%) SAN
15 144 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
16 136 (16.02%) VPN
17 133 (15.67%) Windows Server 2003
18 129 (15.19%) Citrix
19 127 (14.96%) DNS
20 124 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2010
21 123 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
21 123 (14.49%) Cisco
22 117 (13.78%) .NET
23 115 (13.55%) Oracle
24 114 (13.43%) Firewall
25 109 (12.84%) MS Office
26 108 (12.72%) Windows 7
27 107 (12.60%) IIS
27 107 (12.60%) Unix
28 103 (12.13%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 206 (24.26%) MS Exchange
2 124 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 107 (12.60%) IIS
4 81 (9.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 69 (8.13%) Skype for Business
6 64 (7.54%) SharePoint
7 48 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 32 (3.77%) CloudStack
9 31 (3.65%) CMS
10 29 (3.42%) Apache
11 28 (3.30%) Tomcat
12 24 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
13 16 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 14 (1.65%) Confluence
15 11 (1.30%) JBoss
15 11 (1.30%) OpenStack
15 11 (1.30%) WebLogic
15 11 (1.30%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.71%) ColdFusion
16 6 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 237 (27.92%) MS Excel
2 109 (12.84%) MS Office
3 15 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.71%) Magento
3 4 (0.47%) Sage 50
4 3 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
4 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.24%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 58 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (5.30%) Office 365
3 36 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.82%) IaaS
5 4 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.47%) SaaS
6 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.35%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.35%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 155 (18.26%) SAN
2 136 (16.02%) VPN
3 127 (14.96%) DNS
4 114 (13.43%) Firewall
5 103 (12.13%) TCP/IP
6 63 (7.42%) DHCP
7 55 (6.48%) NAS
8 40 (4.71%) Internet
9 37 (4.36%) VoIP
10 33 (3.89%) LAN
10 33 (3.89%) Network Security
11 31 (3.65%) WAN
12 30 (3.53%) Unified Communications
13 21 (2.47%) SSL
14 20 (2.36%) Remote Desktop
14 20 (2.36%) Telepresence
14 20 (2.36%) Wireless
15 14 (1.65%) Kerberos
15 14 (1.65%) VLAN
16 11 (1.30%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (32.98%) SQL Server
2 90 (10.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 75 (8.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 64 (7.54%) MySQL
5 55 (6.48%) Relational Database
6 39 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (3.89%) RDBMS
8 28 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 28 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (3.06%) MongoDB
10 23 (2.71%) Informix
11 18 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (2.00%) Redis
13 13 (1.53%) Power BI
14 10 (1.18%) NoSQL
15 8 (0.94%) Riak
16 7 (0.82%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
17 6 (0.71%) Big Data
17 6 (0.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (3.06%) Jenkins
3 25 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 23 (2.71%) JIRA
5 22 (2.59%) Subversion
6 16 (1.88%) Selenium
6 16 (1.88%) Visual Studio
7 13 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (1.30%) Eclipse
9 9 (1.06%) NUnit
9 9 (1.06%) XMLUnit
10 7 (0.82%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.82%) HP UFT
10 7 (0.82%) JMeter
10 7 (0.82%) LoadRunner
10 7 (0.82%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.71%) JUnit
12 5 (0.59%) SilkTest
13 4 (0.47%) IntelliJ
13 4 (0.47%) Maven
General
1 90 (10.60%) Finance
2 43 (5.06%) Marketing
3 35 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 16 (1.88%) Back Office
4 16 (1.88%) Law
5 12 (1.41%) Retail
6 11 (1.30%) Local Government
7 10 (1.18%) Games
8 8 (0.94%) Legal
9 7 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.35%) Electronics
10 3 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.35%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.24%) iGaming
11 2 (0.24%) Publishing
12 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 173 (20.38%) Analyst
2 145 (17.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 94 (11.07%) Developer
4 80 (9.42%) Support Analyst
5 60 (7.07%) Technical Engineer
6 53 (6.24%) IT Engineer
7 52 (6.12%) Service Analyst
8 51 (6.01%) 2nd Line Support
9 50 (5.89%) IT Analyst
9 50 (5.89%) Service Desk Analyst
10 40 (4.71%) Support Engineer
11 39 (4.59%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 39 (4.59%) IT Support
11 39 (4.59%) Technical Support
12 38 (4.48%) .NET Developer
12 38 (4.48%) Windows Engineer
13 37 (4.36%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 34 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
15 32 (3.77%) Administrator
15 32 (3.77%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (13.78%) .NET
2 56 (6.60%) HTML
3 49 (5.77%) Web Services
4 46 (5.42%) CSS
5 45 (5.30%) XML
6 38 (4.48%) .NET Framework
7 36 (4.24%) REST
8 34 (4.00%) JSON
9 31 (3.65%) HTML5
9 31 (3.65%) jQuery
10 30 (3.53%) CSS3
10 30 (3.53%) SOAP
11 28 (3.30%) RabbitMQ
12 26 (3.06%) LAMP
13 22 (2.59%) ASP.NET
13 22 (2.59%) ebXML
14 20 (2.36%) Ajax
15 19 (2.24%) ActiveMQ
16 18 (2.12%) XSD
17 16 (1.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 91 (10.72%) Data Centre
2 55 (6.48%) Computer Science
3 52 (6.12%) Blackberry
4 50 (5.89%) Clustering
5 39 (4.59%) Management Information System
6 31 (3.65%) Video Conferencing
7 29 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (2.83%) NHS
9 20 (2.36%) N-Tier
10 18 (2.12%) IBM XIV
11 15 (1.77%) Data Extraction
11 15 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.77%) Enterprise Storage
11 15 (1.77%) Performance Metrics
12 13 (1.53%) PKI
13 12 (1.41%) HP Storage
13 12 (1.41%) Mobile App
14 10 (1.18%) Driving Licence
14 10 (1.18%) Replication
14 10 (1.18%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 325 (38.28%) Windows Server
2 230 (27.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 211 (24.85%) Linux
4 165 (19.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 133 (15.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 108 (12.72%) Windows 7
7 107 (12.60%) Unix
8 53 (6.24%) Android
8 53 (6.24%) Apple iOS
9 49 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 45 (5.30%) Windows XP
11 39 (4.59%) Windows 8
12 19 (2.24%) Debian
12 19 (2.24%) Windows Phone
13 17 (2.00%) Mac OS X
14 15 (1.77%) Windows Vista
15 10 (1.18%) Mac OS
15 10 (1.18%) Windows Phone 7
16 9 (1.06%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (24.97%) ITIL
2 144 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (9.19%) Service Delivery
4 68 (8.01%) Load Balancing
5 59 (6.95%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (5.54%) TDD
7 45 (5.30%) DevOps
8 44 (5.18%) Migration
8 44 (5.18%) SDLC
9 43 (5.06%) Configuration Management
9 43 (5.06%) High Availability
10 38 (4.48%) Service Management
11 37 (4.36%) Mentoring
11 37 (4.36%) Presales
12 36 (4.24%) Project Management
13 35 (4.12%) Information Security
14 33 (3.89%) Change Control
14 33 (3.89%) SOA
15 32 (3.77%) MVC
16 30 (3.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 196 (23.09%) SQL
2 73 (8.60%) JavaScript
3 72 (8.48%) PowerShell
4 70 (8.24%) Python
5 64 (7.54%) Bash Shell
6 57 (6.71%) Java
7 54 (6.36%) C#
8 51 (6.01%) Ruby
9 45 (5.30%) Perl
10 42 (4.95%) PHP
11 32 (3.77%) T-SQL
12 25 (2.94%) Shell Script
13 21 (2.47%) VB
14 10 (1.18%) VBA
15 8 (0.94%) C
16 4 (0.47%) Delphi
17 2 (0.24%) C++
18 1 (0.12%) Groovy
18 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 123 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 99 (11.66%) Degree
3 69 (8.13%) MCSE
4 52 (6.12%) MCITP
5 45 (5.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 43 (5.06%) Security Cleared
7 40 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
8 38 (4.48%) ISEB
9 35 (4.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 27 (3.18%) SC Cleared
11 24 (2.83%) CCNP
12 23 (2.71%) MCP
13 21 (2.47%) CCNA
14 20 (2.36%) CISSP
15 18 (2.12%) CCIE
15 18 (2.12%) CCSP
16 17 (2.00%) MCSA
17 15 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
17 15 (1.77%) CCDE
18 13 (1.53%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (8.48%) SLA
2 18 (2.12%) QA
3 17 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.77%) COBIT
5 11 (1.30%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.35%) ISO22301
7 2 (0.24%) HL7
8 1 (0.12%) BS25999
8 1 (0.12%) FISMA
System Software
1 372 (43.82%) Active Directory
2 229 (26.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (9.07%) vSphere
4 66 (7.77%) Hyper-V
5 34 (4.00%) XenApp
6 21 (2.47%) Xen
7 16 (1.88%) Terminal Server
8 13 (1.53%) Terminal Services
9 12 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (1.30%) XenServer
11 10 (1.18%) VMware ESX
12 7 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (0.82%) Docker
12 7 (0.82%) KVM
13 6 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.47%) VMware Server
14 4 (0.47%) XenDesktop
15 3 (0.35%) vCloud
15 3 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 54 (6.36%) Opscode Chef
2 41 (4.83%) Nagios
3 39 (4.59%) Puppet
4 38 (4.48%) Opsview
5 37 (4.36%) SCCM
6 33 (3.89%) Salt
7 30 (3.53%) Cacti
8 29 (3.42%) Cisco CUCM
9 24 (2.83%) Graphite
9 24 (2.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 20 (2.36%) Grafana
11 18 (2.12%) SCOM
12 15 (1.77%) Ansible
12 15 (1.77%) FortiGate
12 15 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (1.41%) NetBackup
14 11 (1.30%) Cobbler
14 11 (1.30%) Tivoli
15 10 (1.18%) DameWare
15 10 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 412 (48.53%) Microsoft
2 298 (35.10%) VMware
3 129 (15.19%) Citrix
4 123 (14.49%) Cisco
5 115 (13.55%) Oracle
6 89 (10.48%) HP
7 85 (10.01%) NetApp
8 68 (8.01%) Red Hat
9 65 (7.66%) Symantec
10 45 (5.30%) CommVault
11 32 (3.77%) F5
12 29 (3.42%) Dell Compellent
13 26 (3.06%) IBM
14 22 (2.59%) SolarWinds
15 21 (2.47%) EMC
16 20 (2.36%) Veeam
17 18 (2.12%) Dell
18 16 (1.88%) Civica
19 15 (1.77%) CheckPoint
20 14 (1.65%) MobileIron
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