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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 485 562 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.28% 16.18% 13.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.26% 68.79% 62.44%
Number of salaries quoted 388 425 304
Average salary £35,331 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.70% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.40%
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
928 817 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.40% 23.52% 21.86%
Number of salaries quoted 730 598 487
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £47,900
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 4 March 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 466 (46.09%) Microsoft
2 375 (37.09%) Active Directory
3 311 (30.76%) VMware
4 267 (26.41%) MS Excel
5 261 (25.82%) SQL Server
6 258 (25.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 250 (24.73%) Linux
8 232 (22.95%) SQL
9 204 (20.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 202 (19.98%) ITIL
11 199 (19.68%) Citrix
12 191 (18.89%) MS Exchange
13 178 (17.61%) UNIX
14 168 (16.62%) SAN
15 167 (16.52%) Cisco
16 166 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
17 165 (16.32%) Windows Server 2003
18 156 (15.43%) C#
19 154 (15.23%) .NET
20 152 (15.03%) DNS
21 150 (14.84%) SQL Server 2008
22 139 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
23 136 (13.45%) Windows 7
24 124 (12.27%) Firewall
25 120 (11.87%) OO
25 120 (11.87%) Windows Server 2012
26 115 (11.37%) JavaScript
27 108 (10.68%) Finance
28 107 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2010
29 101 (9.99%) PHP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 191 (18.89%) MS Exchange
2 107 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 92 (9.10%) IIS
4 72 (7.12%) SharePoint
5 69 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 68 (6.73%) Apache
7 55 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 35 (3.46%) BizTalk Server
9 30 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
10 29 (2.87%) SharePoint 2013
11 26 (2.57%) Lync
12 25 (2.47%) Tomcat
13 21 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 18 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
15 15 (1.48%) nginx
16 14 (1.38%) Office Communications Server
17 10 (0.99%) WordPress
17 10 (0.99%) Node.js
18 6 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
18 6 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 267 (26.41%) MS Excel
2 87 (8.61%) MS Office
3 7 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.099%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 64 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.59%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.20%) BASE24
4 2 (0.20%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.099%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 42 (4.15%) Office 365
2 35 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (1.29%) Amazon S3
5 9 (0.89%) PaaS
6 3 (0.30%) Route 53
7 1 (0.099%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.099%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.099%) IaaS
7 1 (0.099%) Heroku
7 1 (0.099%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 168 (16.62%) SAN
2 152 (15.03%) DNS
3 124 (12.27%) Firewall
4 98 (9.69%) Internet
5 78 (7.72%) DHCP
6 70 (6.92%) WAN
7 69 (6.82%) LAN
8 64 (6.33%) TCP/IP
8 64 (6.33%) NAS
9 57 (5.64%) Wireless
10 52 (5.14%) VPN
11 44 (4.35%) SSL
12 42 (4.15%) Network Security
13 35 (3.46%) Cisco IOS
14 34 (3.36%) MPLS
15 32 (3.17%) BGP
16 31 (3.07%) OSPF
16 31 (3.07%) Intranet
17 25 (2.47%) EIGRP
18 23 (2.27%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (25.82%) SQL Server
2 150 (14.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 70 (6.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 61 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 49 (4.85%) Relational Database
6 48 (4.75%) MySQL
7 46 (4.55%) Oracle Database
8 28 (2.77%) RDBMS
9 23 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (2.27%) Big Data
10 21 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
11 19 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (1.38%) Oracle9i Database
12 14 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
13 13 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
13 13 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (0.79%) Redis
15 7 (0.69%) Informix
15 7 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (0.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 62 (6.13%) Git (software)
2 48 (4.75%) Subversion
3 41 (4.06%) Moq
4 34 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (2.37%) Jenkins
6 23 (2.27%) SoapUI
6 23 (2.27%) ReSharper
7 22 (2.18%) Xcode
8 19 (1.88%) JIRA
9 18 (1.78%) Rhino Mocks
9 18 (1.78%) MSTest
9 18 (1.78%) NUnit
10 15 (1.48%) Visual Studio
11 7 (0.69%) Selenium
12 6 (0.59%) Hudson
13 5 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (0.49%) Jasmine
14 4 (0.40%) JUnit
15 3 (0.30%) Eclipse
16 2 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
General
1 108 (10.68%) Finance
2 47 (4.65%) Retail
3 35 (3.46%) Legal
4 33 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 24 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (0.99%) Law
6 10 (0.99%) Games
7 7 (0.69%) Banking
7 7 (0.69%) Marketing
8 6 (0.59%) Automotive
8 6 (0.59%) Back Office
9 2 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.099%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.099%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.099%) Publishing
10 1 (0.099%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 208 (20.57%) Analyst
2 207 (20.47%) Developer
3 98 (9.69%) Support Analyst
4 97 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 74 (7.32%) Applications Support
6 72 (7.12%) Service Analyst
7 69 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
8 53 (5.24%) 2nd Line Support
8 53 (5.24%) Consultant
9 51 (5.04%) .NET Developer
10 46 (4.55%) Support Engineer
11 44 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
11 44 (4.35%) IT Support
12 41 (4.06%) Software Developer
12 41 (4.06%) Architect
13 37 (3.66%) Support Technician
13 37 (3.66%) Mobile Developer
14 34 (3.36%) Technical Engineer
15 33 (3.26%) Team Leader
16 32 (3.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (15.23%) .NET
2 99 (9.79%) HTML
3 93 (9.20%) ASP.NET
4 84 (8.31%) .NET Framework
5 79 (7.81%) WinForms
6 73 (7.22%) CSS
7 72 (7.12%) Web Services
8 69 (6.82%) WCF
9 63 (6.23%) WPF
10 57 (5.64%) jQuery
11 56 (5.54%) HTML5
12 50 (4.95%) XML
13 40 (3.96%) PhoneGap
13 40 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 38 (3.76%) OpenGL
15 36 (3.56%) REST
16 34 (3.36%) Ajax
17 26 (2.57%) CSS3
18 24 (2.37%) AngularJS
19 23 (2.27%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 95 (9.40%) Blackberry
2 77 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (7.22%) Clustering
4 61 (6.03%) Management Information System
5 51 (5.04%) Mobile App
6 50 (4.95%) User Experience
7 38 (3.76%) 3D Graphics
8 35 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (3.26%) NHS
10 24 (2.37%) Statistics
11 18 (1.78%) Social Network
11 18 (1.78%) Social Media
11 18 (1.78%) Inversion of Control
12 10 (0.99%) Computer Science
12 10 (0.99%) iPhone
12 10 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (0.99%) Cryptography
12 10 (0.99%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.89%) PKI
13 9 (0.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 258 (25.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 250 (24.73%) Linux
3 178 (17.61%) UNIX
4 165 (16.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 136 (13.45%) Windows 7
6 120 (11.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 81 (8.01%) Apple iOS
8 76 (7.52%) Android
9 74 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 58 (5.74%) Windows XP
11 38 (3.76%) Windows 8
12 19 (1.88%) Windows Mobile
13 17 (1.68%) Solaris
14 15 (1.48%) AIX
15 13 (1.29%) CentOS
16 11 (1.09%) Mac OS
17 10 (0.99%) Windows Vista
18 6 (0.59%) Windows Phone
19 3 (0.30%) Windows 2000
19 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (19.98%) ITIL
2 166 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (11.87%) OO
4 94 (9.30%) Service Delivery
5 87 (8.61%) CRM
6 65 (6.43%) MVC
7 62 (6.13%) Load Balancing
8 58 (5.74%) Project Management
9 56 (5.54%) Change Control
9 56 (5.54%) Mentoring
10 55 (5.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 48 (4.75%) Service Management
11 48 (4.75%) Incident Management
12 47 (4.65%) Change Management
13 45 (4.45%) Scrum
14 44 (4.35%) E-Commerce
14 44 (4.35%) Memory Management
15 43 (4.25%) Information Security
16 40 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
16 40 (3.96%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 232 (22.95%) SQL
2 156 (15.43%) C#
3 115 (11.37%) JavaScript
4 101 (9.99%) PHP
5 80 (7.91%) Java
6 69 (6.82%) T-SQL
7 64 (6.33%) PowerShell
8 48 (4.75%) Perl
9 42 (4.15%) Bash Shell
10 36 (3.56%) VB
11 25 (2.47%) Ruby
12 24 (2.37%) Objective-C
12 24 (2.37%) Shell Script
13 22 (2.18%) Python
14 17 (1.68%) C
15 12 (1.19%) C++
16 9 (0.89%) VBA
16 9 (0.89%) VB.NET
17 7 (0.69%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.40%) VB6
Qualifications
1 139 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (7.52%) Degree
3 59 (5.84%) MCSE
4 58 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (4.65%) MCP
6 42 (4.15%) CCNA
7 36 (3.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 35 (3.46%) MCTS
9 33 (3.26%) MCSA
10 32 (3.17%) CCNP
11 28 (2.77%) MCAD
11 28 (2.77%) MCSD
12 21 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
13 20 (1.98%) CISSP
14 19 (1.88%) MCDST
14 19 (1.88%) Security Cleared
15 16 (1.58%) OCP
15 16 (1.58%) Oracle Certification
16 14 (1.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (9.59%) SLA
2 39 (3.86%) PCI DSS
3 22 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (1.09%) QA
6 1 (0.099%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.099%) Data Quality
System Software
1 375 (37.09%) Active Directory
2 204 (20.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (8.90%) XenApp
4 66 (6.53%) Hyper-V
5 61 (6.03%) vSphere
6 39 (3.86%) XenServer
7 38 (3.76%) VMware ESX
8 24 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
9 22 (2.18%) Terminal Services
10 18 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
11 15 (1.48%) XenDesktop
12 11 (1.09%) Firmware
13 8 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 7 (0.69%) ProxySG
15 6 (0.59%) MetaFrame
16 4 (0.40%) Xen
16 4 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 4 (0.40%) ISA Server
16 4 (0.40%) NFS
17 3 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 52 (5.14%) SCCM
2 33 (3.26%) Nagios
3 27 (2.67%) SCOM
4 25 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 20 (1.98%) Puppet
6 18 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (1.68%) XenMobile
7 17 (1.68%) Opsview
8 13 (1.29%) NetBackup
8 13 (1.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 10 (0.99%) SCDPM
10 9 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
11 8 (0.79%) WSUS
11 8 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
11 8 (0.79%) Graphite
12 7 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 7 (0.69%) Cacti
12 7 (0.69%) SCVMM
13 6 (0.59%) EdgeSight
13 6 (0.59%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 466 (46.09%) Microsoft
2 311 (30.76%) VMware
3 199 (19.68%) Citrix
4 167 (16.52%) Cisco
5 71 (7.02%) CheckPoint
6 70 (6.92%) Red Hat
7 63 (6.23%) Oracle
8 62 (6.13%) HP
8 62 (6.13%) Symantec
9 59 (5.84%) NetApp
10 30 (2.97%) CommVault
11 26 (2.57%) Apple
12 23 (2.27%) Sencha
13 22 (2.18%) SolarWinds
13 22 (2.18%) IBM
14 20 (1.98%) Postini
15 18 (1.78%) F5
15 18 (1.78%) Facebook
15 18 (1.78%) Twitter
15 18 (1.78%) Juniper
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