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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 535 380 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 14.36% 14.31% 18.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.79% 63.44% 74.89%
Number of salaries quoted 399 286 377
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
910 599 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.43% 22.55% 24.30%
Number of salaries quoted 664 465 506
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 20 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 536 (45.12%) Microsoft
2 440 (37.04%) VMware
3 394 (33.16%) Active Directory
4 346 (29.12%) SQL Server
5 345 (29.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 333 (28.03%) MS Excel
7 319 (26.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 281 (23.65%) Linux
9 275 (23.15%) SQL
10 252 (21.21%) Cisco
11 251 (21.13%) MS Exchange
12 232 (19.53%) Citrix
13 220 (18.52%) SAN
14 219 (18.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 218 (18.35%) UNIX
16 212 (17.85%) .NET
17 210 (17.68%) ITIL
18 186 (15.66%) IIS
19 185 (15.57%) Microsoft Certification
20 184 (15.49%) DNS
21 174 (14.65%) Firewall
22 158 (13.30%) MCSE
22 158 (13.30%) Windows Server 2012
23 155 (13.05%) Clustering
24 151 (12.71%) C#
25 146 (12.29%) TCP/IP
25 146 (12.29%) Red Hat
26 144 (12.12%) Windows 7
27 141 (11.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
28 134 (11.28%) Finance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 251 (21.13%) MS Exchange
2 186 (15.66%) IIS
3 120 (10.10%) Apache
4 101 (8.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 87 (7.32%) SharePoint
6 70 (5.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 69 (5.81%) Lync
8 50 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 47 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2003
10 31 (2.61%) Tomcat
11 29 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
12 23 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 15 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.76%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
17 6 (0.51%) CMS
18 5 (0.42%) Oracle Application Server
18 5 (0.42%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 333 (28.03%) MS Excel
2 123 (10.35%) MS Office
3 10 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.34%) MS Project
5 3 (0.25%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.084%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 25 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.25%) Line 500
3 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.084%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.084%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.084%) Magento
4 1 (0.084%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.084%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.86%) Office 365
2 30 (2.53%) SaaS
3 23 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.51%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.25%) IaaS
5 3 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 220 (18.52%) SAN
2 184 (15.49%) DNS
3 174 (14.65%) Firewall
4 146 (12.29%) TCP/IP
5 122 (10.27%) Internet
6 116 (9.76%) Cisco IOS
7 99 (8.33%) MPLS
8 93 (7.83%) OSPF
8 93 (7.83%) BGP
9 78 (6.57%) EIGRP
10 72 (6.06%) SMTP
11 69 (5.81%) WAN
12 68 (5.72%) LAN
13 59 (4.97%) DHCP
14 56 (4.71%) NAS
15 47 (3.96%) VPN
16 28 (2.36%) Unified Communications
17 27 (2.27%) Network Security
18 22 (1.85%) Intranet
19 21 (1.77%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (29.12%) SQL Server
2 91 (7.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 90 (7.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 58 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 56 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (3.54%) Relational Database
7 39 (3.28%) RDBMS
8 38 (3.20%) MySQL
9 35 (2.95%) Oracle Database
10 34 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 23 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
12 20 (1.68%) NoSQL
13 11 (0.93%) Redis
14 9 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (0.59%) Oracle OWB
16 5 (0.42%) Ingres
17 4 (0.34%) Informix
Development Applications
1 56 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (2.36%) Visual Studio
3 25 (2.10%) MSTest
4 22 (1.85%) NUnit
5 20 (1.68%) Rhino Mocks
5 20 (1.68%) Moq
6 11 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (0.67%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.67%) Subversion
8 7 (0.59%) JIRA
8 7 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.42%) Maven
10 5 (0.42%) Git (software)
11 4 (0.34%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.34%) Hudson
12 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 2 (0.17%) Axure RP
12 2 (0.17%) Flex Builder
General
1 134 (11.28%) Finance
2 38 (3.20%) Retail
3 35 (2.95%) Banking
4 20 (1.68%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.35%) Legal
6 9 (0.76%) Advertising
7 7 (0.59%) Games
8 5 (0.42%) Law
9 4 (0.34%) Marketing
10 3 (0.25%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.25%) Local Government
11 2 (0.17%) Front Office
11 2 (0.17%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.084%) Back Office
12 1 (0.084%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 227 (19.11%) Analyst
2 170 (14.31%) Developer
3 151 (12.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 119 (10.02%) Consultant
5 88 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 62 (5.22%) .NET Developer
7 58 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 58 (4.88%) DBA
8 55 (4.63%) Applications Support
9 47 (3.96%) Service Analyst
9 47 (3.96%) Team Leader
10 46 (3.87%) Service Desk Analyst
10 46 (3.87%) Administrator
11 45 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support
11 45 (3.79%) IT Support
12 43 (3.62%) 3rd Line Support
13 42 (3.54%) Software Developer
14 40 (3.37%) Infrastructure Manager
15 39 (3.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 32 (2.69%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (17.85%) .NET
2 115 (9.68%) ASP.NET
3 110 (9.26%) XML
4 100 (8.42%) Web Services
5 84 (7.07%) WCF
6 81 (6.82%) WinForms
7 69 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 66 (5.56%) .NET Framework
9 65 (5.47%) HTML
10 55 (4.63%) CSS
11 47 (3.96%) jQuery
12 43 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 42 (3.54%) SOAP
13 42 (3.54%) WSDL
14 39 (3.28%) WPF
15 38 (3.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 25 (2.10%) Castle Windsor
16 25 (2.10%) Spring.NET
17 24 (2.02%) Razor View Engine
18 20 (1.68%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 155 (13.05%) Clustering
2 52 (4.38%) Management Information System
3 48 (4.04%) Blackberry
4 33 (2.78%) NHS
5 30 (2.53%) Enterprise Storage
6 29 (2.44%) EqualLogic
7 20 (1.68%) Client/Server
7 20 (1.68%) Tandem
7 20 (1.68%) Inversion of Control
8 19 (1.60%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.43%) Statistics
9 17 (1.43%) DTV
10 16 (1.35%) iPhone
11 15 (1.26%) Mathematics
11 15 (1.26%) iPad
11 15 (1.26%) IBM XIV
12 12 (1.01%) Social Media
13 10 (0.84%) CMDB
14 9 (0.76%) Replication
14 9 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 319 (26.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 281 (23.65%) Linux
3 219 (18.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 218 (18.35%) UNIX
5 158 (13.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 144 (12.12%) Windows 7
7 141 (11.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 93 (7.83%) Windows XP
9 53 (4.46%) Windows 8
10 18 (1.52%) CentOS
11 17 (1.43%) Ubuntu
12 15 (1.26%) Android
13 12 (1.01%) Debian
14 11 (0.93%) SUSE
15 10 (0.84%) Windows Vista
16 9 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (0.76%) Solaris
16 9 (0.76%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.42%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.25%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (17.68%) ITIL
2 112 (9.43%) Load Balancing
3 111 (9.34%) E-Commerce
4 85 (7.15%) MVC
5 77 (6.48%) Project Management
5 77 (6.48%) Scrum
6 75 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
7 67 (5.64%) Service Delivery
8 65 (5.47%) TDD
9 64 (5.39%) Agile Software Development
10 63 (5.30%) Change Management
10 63 (5.30%) Problem Management
11 47 (3.96%) Change Control
11 47 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
12 45 (3.79%) Information Security
13 42 (3.54%) Incident Management
13 42 (3.54%) Time Management
14 39 (3.28%) Migration
14 39 (3.28%) OO
15 38 (3.20%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 275 (23.15%) SQL
2 151 (12.71%) C#
3 99 (8.33%) Java
4 89 (7.49%) Perl
5 85 (7.15%) PowerShell
6 82 (6.90%) Bash Shell
7 79 (6.65%) T-SQL
8 57 (4.80%) JavaScript
9 39 (3.28%) PHP
10 29 (2.44%) VB
11 23 (1.94%) VB.NET
12 20 (1.68%) Shell Script
13 16 (1.35%) C
14 8 (0.67%) VBA
15 7 (0.59%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.51%) Python
17 5 (0.42%) Delphi
18 4 (0.34%) VBScript
19 3 (0.25%) ActionScript
19 3 (0.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 185 (15.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 158 (13.30%) MCSE
3 98 (8.25%) Cisco Certification
4 91 (7.66%) Degree
5 84 (7.07%) CCNA
6 78 (6.57%) MCSA
7 73 (6.14%) MCITP
8 69 (5.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 42 (3.54%) CCNP
10 27 (2.27%) CISSP
11 25 (2.10%) CCSA
11 25 (2.10%) MCTS
12 24 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
13 22 (1.85%) CCA
13 22 (1.85%) MCP
14 21 (1.77%) CCSE
14 21 (1.77%) Security Cleared
15 18 (1.52%) NCDA
15 18 (1.52%) OCP
15 18 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (9.34%) SLA
2 96 (8.08%) PCI DSS
3 34 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.52%) QA
5 5 (0.42%) HL7
6 3 (0.25%) COBIT
7 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.084%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 394 (33.16%) Active Directory
2 345 (29.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (8.08%) Hyper-V
4 92 (7.74%) VMware ESXi
5 85 (7.15%) vSphere
6 73 (6.14%) XenApp
7 65 (5.47%) VMware ESX
8 45 (3.79%) XenServer
9 22 (1.85%) XenDesktop
10 18 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
11 14 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (0.76%) Squid
12 9 (0.76%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.67%) UAG
14 6 (0.51%) NFS
14 6 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.42%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
16 4 (0.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 4 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 83 (6.99%) SCCM
2 27 (2.27%) SCOM
3 24 (2.02%) Backup Exec
4 20 (1.68%) NetBackup
5 18 (1.52%) Nagios
6 16 (1.35%) Opsview
7 10 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 9 (0.76%) Puppet
9 8 (0.67%) ZABBIX
9 8 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (0.67%) SCVMM
10 7 (0.59%) Foglight
11 6 (0.51%) SCDPM
11 6 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
13 4 (0.34%) Cacti
13 4 (0.34%) XenMobile
14 3 (0.25%) WSUS
14 3 (0.25%) YUM
14 3 (0.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 536 (45.12%) Microsoft
2 440 (37.04%) VMware
3 252 (21.21%) Cisco
4 232 (19.53%) Citrix
5 146 (12.29%) Red Hat
6 87 (7.32%) Oracle
7 77 (6.48%) NetApp
8 48 (4.04%) CheckPoint
9 47 (3.96%) Symantec
10 42 (3.54%) HP
11 38 (3.20%) Dell
11 38 (3.20%) EMC
12 31 (2.61%) CommVault
13 30 (2.53%) Juniper
14 24 (2.02%) IBM
15 23 (1.94%) AppSense
16 14 (1.18%) Veeam
17 13 (1.09%) Brocade
18 12 (1.01%) SolarWinds
19 11 (0.93%) Google
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + +Oncall+OTBens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Intapeople
Salary: £0
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The GORSE Academies Trust
Salary: From £24,892 to £26,539 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £16000 - £18500 per annum + £4k car allow/car
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago