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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 430 603 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 12.55% 16.51% 14.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.25% 67.75% 62.72%
Number of salaries quoted 366 494 330
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,875 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +2.50%
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
823 890 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.02% 24.36% 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 677 708 508
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
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 6 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 413 (44.08%) Microsoft
2 388 (41.41%) Active Directory
3 293 (31.27%) VMware
4 257 (27.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 254 (27.11%) MS Excel
6 248 (26.47%) SQL Server
7 223 (23.80%) Linux
8 213 (22.73%) ITIL
9 211 (22.52%) SQL
10 200 (21.34%) MS Exchange
11 196 (20.92%) VMware Infrastructure
12 158 (16.86%) Citrix
13 150 (16.01%) DNS
14 149 (15.90%) Windows 7
15 146 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
15 146 (15.58%) Cisco
16 144 (15.37%) Windows Server 2003
16 144 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
17 143 (15.26%) SAN
18 140 (14.94%) .NET
19 137 (14.62%) UNIX
20 132 (14.09%) C#
21 124 (13.23%) Microsoft Certification
21 124 (13.23%) SQL Server 2008
22 118 (12.59%) Firewall
23 111 (11.85%) Exchange Server 2010
24 96 (10.25%) DHCP
25 93 (9.93%) OO
26 92 (9.82%) MS Office
27 90 (9.61%) Internet

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (21.34%) MS Exchange
2 111 (11.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 76 (8.11%) IIS
4 72 (7.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 66 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 62 (6.62%) SharePoint
7 33 (3.52%) Apache
8 31 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
8 31 (3.31%) Lync
9 24 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 19 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
11 18 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
11 18 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
12 15 (1.60%) Tomcat
13 12 (1.28%) IBM Notes
14 10 (1.07%) nginx
15 8 (0.85%) CMS
16 4 (0.43%) Mule
16 4 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
17 3 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 254 (27.11%) MS Excel
2 92 (9.82%) MS Office
3 14 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 41 (4.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.32%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 2 (0.21%) BASE24
3 2 (0.21%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.11%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 39 (4.16%) Office 365
2 25 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (1.07%) Amazon S3
4 10 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (0.75%) PaaS
6 5 (0.53%) SaaS
7 2 (0.21%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.11%) Heroku
8 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.11%) IaaS
8 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 150 (16.01%) DNS
2 143 (15.26%) SAN
3 118 (12.59%) Firewall
4 96 (10.25%) DHCP
5 90 (9.61%) Internet
6 71 (7.58%) WAN
6 71 (7.58%) VPN
7 63 (6.72%) LAN
8 59 (6.30%) NAS
9 52 (5.55%) TCP/IP
10 45 (4.80%) VoIP
11 43 (4.59%) Wireless
12 40 (4.27%) Network Security
13 36 (3.84%) SSL
14 26 (2.77%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (2.56%) Unified Communications
16 23 (2.45%) PBX
16 23 (2.45%) Intranet
17 20 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
18 18 (1.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 124 (13.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (6.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 47 (5.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 39 (4.16%) MySQL
5 39 (4.16%) Relational Database
6 31 (3.31%) Oracle Database
7 24 (2.56%) Big Data
8 23 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (1.81%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
14 7 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (0.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (4.80%) Moq
2 39 (4.16%) Git (software)
3 28 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (2.67%) Subversion
5 24 (2.56%) ReSharper
5 24 (2.56%) SoapUI
6 23 (2.45%) Visual Studio
7 21 (2.24%) NUnit
7 21 (2.24%) Rhino Mocks
7 21 (2.24%) MSTest
8 16 (1.71%) Xcode
9 12 (1.28%) JIRA
9 12 (1.28%) Jenkins
10 10 (1.07%) Selenium
11 9 (0.96%) CocoaPods
12 5 (0.53%) Jasmine
13 4 (0.43%) MSI
14 3 (0.32%) AdminStudio
14 3 (0.32%) JUnit
14 3 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 80 (8.54%) Finance
2 43 (4.59%) Retail
3 40 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 29 (3.09%) Legal
5 28 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (1.07%) Back Office
7 9 (0.96%) Law
8 8 (0.85%) Banking
9 6 (0.64%) Marketing
10 4 (0.43%) Games
10 4 (0.43%) Automotive
11 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.11%) Advertising
11 1 (0.11%) Publishing
11 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 223 (23.80%) Analyst
2 187 (19.96%) Developer
3 99 (10.57%) Support Analyst
4 80 (8.54%) Service Analyst
5 76 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 75 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 63 (6.72%) Applications Support
8 57 (6.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 57 (6.08%) .NET Developer
9 54 (5.76%) Consultant
10 44 (4.70%) IT Support
11 43 (4.59%) Architect
11 43 (4.59%) Applications Support Analyst
12 36 (3.84%) Software Developer
13 34 (3.63%) Technical Engineer
14 32 (3.42%) Technical Support
14 32 (3.42%) Support Engineer
15 28 (2.99%) Team Leader
16 26 (2.77%) Administrator
17 24 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (14.94%) .NET
2 88 (9.39%) ASP.NET
3 79 (8.43%) Web Services
4 78 (8.32%) HTML
5 72 (7.68%) WinForms
6 67 (7.15%) .NET Framework
7 63 (6.72%) CSS
8 59 (6.30%) WPF
9 58 (6.19%) XML
10 53 (5.66%) WCF
11 47 (5.02%) HTML5
12 42 (4.48%) jQuery
13 39 (4.16%) ASP.NET MVC
14 32 (3.42%) REST
15 25 (2.67%) Ajax
16 22 (2.35%) AngularJS
17 21 (2.24%) OpenGL
17 21 (2.24%) PhoneGap
17 21 (2.24%) Castle Windsor
17 21 (2.24%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 83 (8.86%) Blackberry
2 63 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (5.12%) Management Information System
4 40 (4.27%) Clustering
5 38 (4.06%) Mobile App
6 33 (3.52%) User Experience
7 31 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (2.99%) NHS
9 26 (2.77%) Private Cloud
10 22 (2.35%) 3D Graphics
11 21 (2.24%) Social Network
11 21 (2.24%) Inversion of Control
12 18 (1.92%) Replication
13 14 (1.49%) Statistics
14 12 (1.28%) Client/Server
14 12 (1.28%) Cryptography
15 10 (1.07%) Social Media
16 8 (0.85%) Computer Science
17 7 (0.75%) CMDB
17 7 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 257 (27.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 223 (23.80%) Linux
3 149 (15.90%) Windows 7
4 146 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 144 (15.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 137 (14.62%) UNIX
7 77 (8.22%) Apple iOS
8 74 (7.90%) Android
9 63 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 56 (5.98%) Windows 8
11 50 (5.34%) Windows XP
12 18 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
13 15 (1.60%) CentOS
14 11 (1.17%) Mac OS
15 10 (1.07%) Windows Phone
16 9 (0.96%) Solaris
17 7 (0.75%) AIX
18 5 (0.53%) Windows Phone 7
19 4 (0.43%) Mac OS X
19 4 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (22.73%) ITIL
2 144 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (9.93%) OO
4 71 (7.58%) MVC
5 66 (7.04%) Service Delivery
6 59 (6.30%) CRM
7 58 (6.19%) Load Balancing
8 53 (5.66%) Service Management
9 52 (5.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 48 (5.12%) TDD
11 43 (4.59%) Project Management
11 43 (4.59%) Change Management
12 42 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
13 40 (4.27%) Mentoring
14 37 (3.95%) Scrum
15 35 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (3.52%) Change Control
17 32 (3.42%) Technical Architecture
17 32 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
18 31 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 211 (22.52%) SQL
2 132 (14.09%) C#
3 87 (9.28%) JavaScript
4 69 (7.36%) PHP
5 68 (7.26%) T-SQL
6 53 (5.66%) PowerShell
7 41 (4.38%) Java
8 29 (3.09%) Ruby
9 24 (2.56%) VB
10 21 (2.24%) Python
11 20 (2.13%) Objective-C
12 18 (1.92%) Shell Script
13 17 (1.81%) Perl
14 15 (1.60%) C++
15 14 (1.49%) VB.NET
16 13 (1.39%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.75%) VB6
18 6 (0.64%) C
19 5 (0.53%) VBA
19 5 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 124 (13.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (6.40%) Degree
3 42 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (4.48%) MCSE
4 36 (3.84%) MCP
5 35 (3.74%) CCNA
6 29 (3.09%) MCSA
7 26 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
8 24 (2.56%) MCTS
9 21 (2.24%) MCDST
9 21 (2.24%) Security Cleared
10 19 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 17 (1.81%) MCAD
11 17 (1.81%) MCSD
11 17 (1.81%) CCNP
12 16 (1.71%) SC Cleared
13 12 (1.28%) MOS
13 12 (1.28%) ISEB
13 12 (1.28%) OCP
13 12 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (8.75%) SLA
2 19 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 17 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.49%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.28%) QA
6 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 388 (41.41%) Active Directory
2 196 (20.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (7.58%) Hyper-V
4 62 (6.62%) XenApp
5 49 (5.23%) VMware ESX
6 38 (4.06%) vSphere
7 26 (2.77%) Terminal Services
8 22 (2.35%) XenServer
9 17 (1.81%) Oracle RAC
10 10 (1.07%) Firmware
11 7 (0.75%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.53%) UAG
12 5 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.43%) NFS
13 4 (0.43%) ProxySG
13 4 (0.43%) Xen
14 3 (0.32%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.32%) MetaFrame
14 3 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.21%) Snort
Systems Management
1 47 (5.02%) SCCM
2 30 (3.20%) Nagios
3 29 (3.09%) SCOM
4 21 (2.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (1.39%) Puppet
5 13 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 12 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (1.17%) SCDPM
8 10 (1.07%) Opsview
8 10 (1.07%) WSUS
9 7 (0.75%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.64%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.64%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.32%) Cacti
12 3 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (0.32%) ZENworks
12 3 (0.32%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.21%) OpenView
Vendors
1 413 (44.08%) Microsoft
2 293 (31.27%) VMware
3 158 (16.86%) Citrix
4 146 (15.58%) Cisco
5 68 (7.26%) CheckPoint
6 67 (7.15%) HP
7 54 (5.76%) NetApp
8 53 (5.66%) Red Hat
9 48 (5.12%) Oracle
10 40 (4.27%) Symantec
11 31 (3.31%) Apple
12 25 (2.67%) CommVault
13 22 (2.35%) Juniper
14 21 (2.24%) Facebook
14 21 (2.24%) Twitter
15 19 (2.03%) IBM
16 18 (1.92%) Dell
17 17 (1.81%) Postini
18 16 (1.71%) Zend
18 16 (1.71%) Civica
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Epiphany Search
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Harvey Nash
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £33,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + car/£4k
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension + more
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Car Allow/Pension/Health/Life!
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, Leeds
Solo Search
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago