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 29 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
29 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 562 380 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.27% 14.89% 17.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.85% 64.30% 75.26%
Number of salaries quoted 431 290 334
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 £22,000 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £51,750
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
939 591 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.52% 23.16% 23.37%
Number of salaries quoted 707 460 442
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 £22,500 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -
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 29 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 521 (44.95%) Microsoft
2 403 (34.77%) VMware
3 366 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 366 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 328 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 317 (27.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 312 (26.92%) MS Excel
7 276 (23.81%) SQL
8 263 (22.69%) Linux
9 240 (20.71%) MS Exchange
10 237 (20.45%) Cisco
11 226 (19.50%) .NET
12 211 (18.21%) SAN
13 208 (17.95%) Citrix
13 208 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 204 (17.60%) UNIX
14 204 (17.60%) ITIL
15 189 (16.31%) Microsoft Certification
16 180 (15.53%) IIS
17 177 (15.27%) Firewall
18 167 (14.41%) DNS
19 164 (14.15%) C#
20 158 (13.63%) MCSE
21 151 (13.03%) Windows Server 2012
22 146 (12.60%) TCP/IP
23 144 (12.42%) Clustering
23 144 (12.42%) Windows 7
24 138 (11.91%) Red Hat
25 134 (11.56%) Finance
26 133 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 240 (20.71%) MS Exchange
2 180 (15.53%) IIS
3 108 (9.32%) Apache
4 95 (8.20%) SharePoint
5 91 (7.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 74 (6.38%) Lync
7 66 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 48 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 47 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2013
10 31 (2.67%) Tomcat
11 26 (2.24%) Office Communications Server
12 23 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
13 17 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 12 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
16 9 (0.78%) WebLogic
16 9 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (0.69%) CMS
18 5 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
18 5 (0.43%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 312 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 117 (10.09%) MS Office
3 5 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.26%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.26%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.17%) MS Project
7 1 (0.086%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 26 (2.24%) 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 (2.85%) SaaS
2 32 (2.76%) Office 365
3 28 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.35%) IaaS
5 4 (0.35%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.26%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 211 (18.21%) SAN
2 177 (15.27%) Firewall
3 167 (14.41%) DNS
4 146 (12.60%) TCP/IP
5 110 (9.49%) Internet
6 109 (9.40%) Cisco IOS
7 90 (7.77%) MPLS
8 82 (7.08%) OSPF
8 82 (7.08%) BGP
9 70 (6.04%) EIGRP
10 67 (5.78%) SMTP
11 62 (5.35%) LAN
11 62 (5.35%) WAN
12 56 (4.83%) DHCP
13 51 (4.40%) VPN
13 51 (4.40%) NAS
14 26 (2.24%) Unified Communications
15 24 (2.07%) NetScaler
16 18 (1.55%) Network Security
17 16 (1.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 94 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 93 (8.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 55 (4.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 54 (4.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (3.19%) Relational Database
7 35 (3.02%) MySQL
8 34 (2.93%) RDBMS
9 33 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 30 (2.59%) Oracle Database
11 20 (1.73%) NoSQL
12 19 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (1.12%) Redis
14 8 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.69%) 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 (0.35%) Riak
Development Applications
1 60 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (2.76%) Visual Studio
3 28 (2.42%) MSTest
4 25 (2.16%) NUnit
5 22 (1.90%) Rhino Mocks
5 22 (1.90%) Moq
6 13 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (0.69%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.69%) Subversion
8 7 (0.60%) JIRA
9 6 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.43%) Maven
10 5 (0.43%) Git (software)
11 4 (0.35%) Hudson
11 4 (0.35%) ReSharper
12 3 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.26%) InstallShield
12 3 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
13 2 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
13 2 (0.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 134 (11.56%) Finance
2 37 (3.19%) Retail
3 36 (3.11%) Banking
4 21 (1.81%) Telecoms
5 15 (1.29%) Legal
6 8 (0.69%) Advertising
7 6 (0.52%) Marketing
8 4 (0.35%) Games
8 4 (0.35%) 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
1 221 (19.07%) Analyst
2 179 (15.44%) Developer
3 135 (11.65%) Consultant
4 129 (11.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 88 (7.59%) Support Analyst
6 68 (5.87%) .NET Developer
7 58 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 56 (4.83%) Support Engineer
9 52 (4.49%) DBA
10 49 (4.23%) Administrator
11 44 (3.80%) Service Analyst
11 44 (3.80%) Software Developer
12 43 (3.71%) Service Desk Analyst
12 43 (3.71%) Team Leader
13 42 (3.62%) Infrastructure Manager
14 41 (3.54%) IT Support
15 40 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
16 39 (3.36%) 2nd Line Support
17 38 (3.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 35 (3.02%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (19.50%) .NET
2 129 (11.13%) ASP.NET
3 117 (10.09%) XML
4 108 (9.32%) Web Services
5 92 (7.94%) WCF
6 80 (6.90%) WinForms
7 75 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 69 (5.95%) HTML
9 66 (5.69%) .NET Framework
10 63 (5.44%) CSS
11 55 (4.75%) jQuery
12 47 (4.06%) SOAP
13 46 (3.97%) WSDL
14 45 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 42 (3.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 41 (3.54%) WPF
17 27 (2.33%) Castle Windsor
17 27 (2.33%) Spring.NET
17 27 (2.33%) Razor View Engine
18 22 (1.90%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 144 (12.42%) Clustering
2 51 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 41 (3.54%) Blackberry
4 35 (3.02%) NHS
5 31 (2.67%) EqualLogic
6 30 (2.59%) Enterprise Storage
7 22 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
7 22 (1.90%) Client/Server
7 22 (1.90%) Tandem
8 19 (1.64%) Computer Science
9 18 (1.55%) iPad
10 17 (1.47%) Mathematics
10 17 (1.47%) iPhone
10 17 (1.47%) DTV
11 16 (1.38%) Statistics
12 15 (1.29%) IBM XIV
13 13 (1.12%) Social Media
14 10 (0.86%) CMDB
15 7 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.60%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 317 (27.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 263 (22.69%) Linux
3 208 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 204 (17.60%) UNIX
5 151 (13.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 144 (12.42%) Windows 7
7 133 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 91 (7.85%) Windows XP
9 52 (4.49%) Windows 8
10 20 (1.73%) Ubuntu
11 16 (1.38%) CentOS
12 14 (1.21%) Windows 2000 Server
13 12 (1.04%) Windows Vista
13 12 (1.04%) Android
14 11 (0.95%) Solaris
15 8 (0.69%) SUSE
15 8 (0.69%) Debian
16 7 (0.60%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.35%) SELinux
17 4 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (17.60%) ITIL
2 108 (9.32%) E-Commerce
3 107 (9.23%) Load Balancing
4 90 (7.77%) MVC
5 82 (7.08%) Scrum
6 78 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
7 76 (6.56%) Project Management
8 74 (6.38%) Service Delivery
9 71 (6.13%) Problem Management
10 70 (6.04%) TDD
11 67 (5.78%) Agile Software Development
12 59 (5.09%) Change Management
13 48 (4.14%) Change Control
14 46 (3.97%) Disaster Recovery
15 45 (3.88%) Information Security
16 42 (3.62%) Time Management
17 41 (3.54%) Incident Management
18 39 (3.36%) DSDM
19 38 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
20 37 (3.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 276 (23.81%) SQL
2 164 (14.15%) C#
3 93 (8.02%) Java
4 85 (7.33%) T-SQL
5 82 (7.08%) Perl
6 76 (6.56%) PowerShell
7 75 (6.47%) Bash Shell
8 66 (5.69%) JavaScript
9 36 (3.11%) PHP
10 27 (2.33%) VB
11 26 (2.24%) VB.NET
12 22 (1.90%) Shell Script
13 17 (1.47%) C
14 8 (0.69%) VBA
14 8 (0.69%) Python
15 6 (0.52%) VBScript
16 5 (0.43%) Delphi
17 3 (0.26%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.26%) ActionScript
17 3 (0.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 189 (16.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 158 (13.63%) MCSE
3 97 (8.37%) Cisco Certification
4 84 (7.25%) CCNA
4 84 (7.25%) Degree
5 82 (7.08%) MCSA
6 78 (6.73%) MCITP
7 67 (5.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 37 (3.19%) CCNP
9 26 (2.24%) MCTS
10 25 (2.16%) CISSP
10 25 (2.16%) CCSA
11 24 (2.07%) MCP
11 24 (2.07%) Security Cleared
12 23 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
13 22 (1.90%) CCA
14 21 (1.81%) CCSE
15 18 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 17 (1.47%) NCDA
17 16 (1.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (9.40%) SLA
2 89 (7.68%) PCI DSS
3 34 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (2.16%) QA
5 5 (0.43%) HL7
6 3 (0.26%) COBIT
7 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.086%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 366 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 328 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (7.94%) VMware ESXi
4 91 (7.85%) Hyper-V
5 88 (7.59%) vSphere
6 70 (6.04%) VMware ESX
7 65 (5.61%) XenApp
8 42 (3.62%) XenServer
9 21 (1.81%) XenDesktop
10 14 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
11 11 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (0.78%) Squid
12 9 (0.78%) UAG
13 8 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
14 6 (0.52%) NFS
14 6 (0.52%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.35%) ProxySG
16 4 (0.35%) ISA Server
16 4 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 77 (6.64%) SCCM
2 25 (2.16%) SCOM
3 24 (2.07%) Backup Exec
4 19 (1.64%) NetBackup
5 18 (1.55%) Nagios
6 17 (1.47%) Opsview
7 12 (1.04%) Puppet
8 10 (0.86%) ZABBIX
9 8 (0.69%) Foglight
9 8 (0.69%) SCVMM
10 7 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 6 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (0.43%) SCDPM
12 5 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
13 4 (0.35%) Cacti
13 4 (0.35%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.35%) YUM
13 4 (0.35%) MOM
13 4 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 521 (44.95%) Microsoft
2 403 (34.77%) VMware
3 237 (20.45%) Cisco
4 208 (17.95%) Citrix
5 138 (11.91%) Red Hat
6 82 (7.08%) Oracle
7 70 (6.04%) NetApp
8 45 (3.88%) CheckPoint
9 43 (3.71%) Symantec
9 43 (3.71%) EMC
10 38 (3.28%) HP
10 38 (3.28%) Dell
11 28 (2.42%) CommVault
12 27 (2.33%) Juniper
13 24 (2.07%) IBM
14 19 (1.64%) AppSense
15 14 (1.21%) Veeam
16 13 (1.12%) Apple
17 11 (0.95%) Mitel
18 10 (0.86%) Adobe
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £15000 - £18500 per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare etc
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £22500.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds
Uniting Ambition
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £38 £55,000 + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Upto £45K Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
ECS
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bens, bonus, car
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago