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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 496 560 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 14.21% 15.21% 14.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.67% 59.96% 64.33%
Number of salaries quoted 410 429 287
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 £22,400 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
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
860 934 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.64% 25.37% 22.91%
Number of salaries quoted 699 702 455
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 31 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 376 (40.09%) Microsoft
2 368 (39.23%) Active Directory
3 354 (37.74%) VMware
4 250 (26.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 249 (26.55%) Linux
6 246 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 239 (25.48%) ITIL
8 220 (23.45%) MS Excel
9 216 (23.03%) SQL Server
10 211 (22.49%) Cisco
11 209 (22.28%) SQL
12 196 (20.90%) MS Exchange
13 190 (20.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 156 (16.63%) DNS
15 144 (15.35%) Citrix
16 129 (13.75%) SAN
17 125 (13.33%) Windows 7
18 123 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
19 121 (12.90%) Web Services
20 115 (12.26%) Firewall
20 115 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
21 108 (11.51%) Exchange Server 2010
22 104 (11.09%) Microsoft Certification
23 103 (10.98%) DHCP
24 100 (10.66%) UNIX
24 100 (10.66%) .NET
25 95 (10.13%) IIS
25 95 (10.13%) MS Office
26 93 (9.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 87 (9.28%) Red Hat

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 196 (20.90%) MS Exchange
2 108 (11.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 95 (10.13%) IIS
4 82 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 61 (6.50%) SharePoint
6 33 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 33 (3.52%) Lync
7 31 (3.30%) Apache
8 25 (2.67%) CMS
9 22 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
10 17 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 12 (1.28%) IBM Notes
13 6 (0.64%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.64%) nginx
13 6 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.43%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.21%) SAS
15 2 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 220 (23.45%) MS Excel
2 95 (10.13%) MS Office
3 18 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.21%) Line 500
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
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 45 (4.80%) Office 365
2 13 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.07%) SaaS
4 9 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.64%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (0.43%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.21%) PaaS
8 1 (0.11%) Heroku
8 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 156 (16.63%) DNS
2 129 (13.75%) SAN
3 115 (12.26%) Firewall
4 103 (10.98%) DHCP
5 85 (9.06%) VPN
6 75 (8.00%) WAN
7 73 (7.78%) VoIP
8 69 (7.36%) TCP/IP
9 64 (6.82%) Internet
10 62 (6.61%) LAN
11 48 (5.12%) NAS
12 44 (4.69%) Network Security
13 43 (4.58%) Wireless
14 36 (3.84%) Cisco IOS
15 28 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
15 28 (2.99%) MPLS
16 26 (2.77%) SSL
17 19 (2.03%) Unified Communications
18 15 (1.60%) BGP
18 15 (1.60%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (23.03%) SQL Server
2 72 (7.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (6.40%) MySQL
4 43 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 36 (3.84%) Relational Database
6 22 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (1.71%) Oracle Database
10 14 (1.49%) NoSQL
11 12 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (1.17%) Riak
13 9 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.85%) Big Data
14 8 (0.85%) MongoDB
15 7 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.64%) SQLite
16 6 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (2.67%) Visual Studio
2 23 (2.45%) Moq
3 17 (1.81%) Selenium
4 15 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (1.60%) MSTest
4 15 (1.60%) NUnit
4 15 (1.60%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (0.85%) SoapUI
5 8 (0.85%) MSI
5 8 (0.85%) ReSharper
6 6 (0.64%) JIRA
6 6 (0.64%) AdminStudio
6 6 (0.64%) Xcode
7 5 (0.53%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.53%) Jasmine
8 4 (0.43%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.32%) Subversion
9 3 (0.32%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 70 (7.46%) Finance
2 48 (5.12%) Telecoms
3 40 (4.26%) Retail
4 24 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 21 (2.24%) Back Office
6 13 (1.39%) Legal
6 13 (1.39%) Games
7 12 (1.28%) Law
8 9 (0.96%) Banking
9 8 (0.85%) Marketing
10 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.21%) Automotive
12 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 209 (22.28%) Analyst
2 144 (15.35%) Developer
3 101 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 80 (8.53%) Support Analyst
5 67 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 66 (7.04%) Service Desk Analyst
7 54 (5.76%) Applications Support
8 51 (5.44%) Consultant
9 48 (5.12%) Architect
10 44 (4.69%) Support Engineer
11 43 (4.58%) Administrator
12 42 (4.48%) .NET Developer
13 40 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
14 38 (4.05%) Applications Support Analyst
15 33 (3.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 31 (3.30%) IT Support
17 30 (3.20%) Systems Administrator
17 30 (3.20%) Network Engineer
18 28 (2.99%) Applications Developer
18 28 (2.99%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (12.90%) Web Services
2 100 (10.66%) .NET
3 69 (7.36%) XML
4 63 (6.72%) HTML
5 60 (6.40%) CSS
6 53 (5.65%) ASP.NET
7 37 (3.94%) .NET Framework
7 37 (3.94%) HTML5
8 34 (3.62%) WinForms
8 34 (3.62%) SOAP
9 31 (3.30%) WPF
10 30 (3.20%) jQuery
11 27 (2.88%) WCF
12 25 (2.67%) Symfony
12 25 (2.67%) Doctrine
13 21 (2.24%) Application Packaging
14 19 (2.03%) Ruby on Rails
14 19 (2.03%) WSDL
14 19 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (1.81%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 67 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 58 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (3.62%) Clustering
4 30 (3.20%) Blackberry
5 29 (3.09%) NHS
6 28 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (2.88%) Management Information System
8 25 (2.67%) Mobile App
9 21 (2.24%) Private Cloud
10 19 (2.03%) User Experience
11 18 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
12 17 (1.81%) Replication
13 16 (1.71%) Computer Science
14 15 (1.60%) Social Network
14 15 (1.60%) Inversion of Control
15 14 (1.49%) Cryptography
16 13 (1.39%) iPhone
17 12 (1.28%) GIS
18 11 (1.17%) Statistics
19 10 (1.07%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 250 (26.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 249 (26.55%) Linux
3 190 (20.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 125 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 123 (13.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 100 (10.66%) UNIX
7 93 (9.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 74 (7.89%) Android
9 63 (6.72%) Apple iOS
10 61 (6.50%) Windows 8
11 42 (4.48%) Windows XP
12 29 (3.09%) Windows Mobile
13 12 (1.28%) CentOS
14 8 (0.85%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.75%) Windows Phone
16 6 (0.64%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.53%) Solaris
17 5 (0.53%) Windows Phone 7
18 4 (0.43%) Debian
18 4 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (25.48%) ITIL
2 115 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (8.32%) MVC
4 67 (7.14%) TDD
5 66 (7.04%) OO
6 64 (6.82%) Load Balancing
7 61 (6.50%) Service Delivery
8 54 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 49 (5.22%) Project Management
10 45 (4.80%) Service Management
11 44 (4.69%) Unit Testing
11 44 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (4.48%) Automated Testing
13 35 (3.73%) Change Management
14 34 (3.62%) BDD
15 32 (3.41%) CRM
16 31 (3.30%) Time Management
17 30 (3.20%) Release Management
18 27 (2.88%) Technical Architecture
19 26 (2.77%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 209 (22.28%) SQL
2 81 (8.64%) C#
3 71 (7.57%) PowerShell
4 69 (7.36%) JavaScript
5 56 (5.97%) T-SQL
6 46 (4.90%) PHP
7 40 (4.26%) Java
8 31 (3.30%) Bash Shell
9 30 (3.20%) Perl
10 28 (2.99%) C++
10 28 (2.99%) Python
11 26 (2.77%) Ruby
12 16 (1.71%) Objective-C
13 11 (1.17%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.07%) VB
14 10 (1.07%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.53%) VBA
15 5 (0.53%) Groovy
16 4 (0.43%) VBScript
17 3 (0.32%) C
Qualifications
1 104 (11.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (4.69%) CCNA
4 43 (4.58%) Degree
5 37 (3.94%) ITIL Certification
6 36 (3.84%) CCNP
7 32 (3.41%) MCSE
8 31 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (2.03%) MCP
9 19 (2.03%) ISEB
10 17 (1.81%) MCSA
10 17 (1.81%) Security Cleared
11 15 (1.60%) MCITP
12 10 (1.07%) MCDST
12 10 (1.07%) MCTS
12 10 (1.07%) CISSP
12 10 (1.07%) SC Cleared
13 9 (0.96%) CCSP
14 7 (0.75%) CCSE
14 7 (0.75%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (7.04%) SLA
2 19 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.81%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.28%) QA
5 10 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.75%) COBIT
7 2 (0.21%) BS25999
8 1 (0.11%) HL7
8 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 368 (39.23%) Active Directory
2 246 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (5.76%) Hyper-V
4 53 (5.65%) VMware ESX
4 53 (5.65%) vSphere
5 41 (4.37%) XenApp
6 20 (2.13%) Terminal Services
7 13 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (1.07%) XenServer
9 9 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.85%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.64%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.64%) UAG
12 5 (0.53%) Firmware
12 5 (0.53%) Xen
13 4 (0.43%) NFS
14 2 (0.21%) vCloud
14 2 (0.21%) KVM
14 2 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 57 (6.08%) SCCM
2 31 (3.30%) Puppet
3 29 (3.09%) SCOM
4 18 (1.92%) Nagios
5 15 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (1.39%) Backup Exec
7 12 (1.28%) WSUS
8 11 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (0.85%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
10 6 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.53%) Opsview
12 3 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.32%) Cacti
12 3 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (0.32%) ZENworks
12 3 (0.32%) DameWare
12 3 (0.32%) SnapMirror
13 2 (0.21%) ArcSight ESM
13 2 (0.21%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 376 (40.09%) Microsoft
2 354 (37.74%) VMware
3 211 (22.49%) Cisco
4 144 (15.35%) Citrix
5 87 (9.28%) Red Hat
6 84 (8.96%) HP
7 59 (6.29%) NetApp
8 57 (6.08%) CheckPoint
9 45 (4.80%) Oracle
10 29 (3.09%) Apple
11 25 (2.67%) Symantec
11 25 (2.67%) EMC
11 25 (2.67%) Zend
12 22 (2.35%) IBM
13 21 (2.24%) Juniper
13 21 (2.24%) F5
14 20 (2.13%) Dell Compellent
15 19 (2.03%) Meraki
16 17 (1.81%) Dell
17 15 (1.60%) Facebook
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Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension + more
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Redrock Consulting Ltd
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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Sky Bet
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Salary: From £16,000 to £21,000 per annum 1st/2nd LINE SUPPORT ANALYST - IMMED
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Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + bonus, pension, cake, etc.
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