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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 555 482 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 14.66% 16.77% 18.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.75% 68.18% 69.93%
Number of salaries quoted 433 378 369
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
961 707 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.38% 24.60% 25.75%
Number of salaries quoted 716 558 548
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £45,000 £50,000
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 24 October 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 528 (47.48%) Microsoft
2 453 (40.74%) VMware
3 412 (37.05%) Active Directory
4 338 (30.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 318 (28.60%) MS Excel
6 305 (27.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 301 (27.07%) Linux
8 271 (24.37%) Citrix
9 261 (23.47%) SQL Server
10 255 (22.93%) Cisco
11 251 (22.57%) SQL
12 235 (21.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 213 (19.15%) MS Exchange
14 212 (19.06%) ITIL
15 211 (18.97%) SAN
16 208 (18.71%) UNIX
17 203 (18.26%) DNS
18 175 (15.74%) .NET
19 170 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
20 155 (13.94%) Clustering
21 154 (13.85%) Firewall
22 153 (13.76%) IIS
23 152 (13.67%) Windows Server 2012
24 140 (12.59%) Red Hat
25 139 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 136 (12.23%) Finance
27 135 (12.14%) C#
28 130 (11.69%) TCP/IP
29 129 (11.60%) Windows 7
30 126 (11.33%) Internet

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 213 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 153 (13.76%) IIS
3 123 (11.06%) Apache
4 97 (8.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 80 (7.19%) SharePoint
6 58 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 56 (5.04%) Lync
8 49 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 36 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 30 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
11 22 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 19 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
13 17 (1.53%) Tomcat
14 14 (1.26%) WebLogic
15 12 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
16 11 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
16 11 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
17 10 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
18 7 (0.63%) WordPress
19 6 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 318 (28.60%) MS Excel
2 121 (10.88%) MS Office
3 13 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.36%) MS Project
5 3 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.27%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 36 (3.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.27%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.090%) Line 500
4 1 (0.090%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.090%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.96%) Office 365
2 29 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.71%) SaaS
4 3 (0.27%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.090%) Route 53
5 1 (0.090%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.090%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.090%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 211 (18.97%) SAN
2 203 (18.26%) DNS
3 154 (13.85%) Firewall
4 130 (11.69%) TCP/IP
5 126 (11.33%) Internet
6 111 (9.98%) Cisco IOS
7 96 (8.63%) MPLS
8 95 (8.54%) OSPF
8 95 (8.54%) BGP
9 81 (7.28%) LAN
9 81 (7.28%) WAN
10 79 (7.10%) SMTP
11 76 (6.83%) EIGRP
12 64 (5.76%) DHCP
13 57 (5.13%) NAS
14 47 (4.23%) Wireless
15 42 (3.78%) Network Security
16 37 (3.33%) Intranet
17 32 (2.88%) VPN
18 24 (2.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (23.47%) SQL Server
2 107 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 84 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 50 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 44 (3.96%) Relational Database
6 43 (3.87%) Oracle Database
6 43 (3.87%) MySQL
7 41 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (3.15%) RDBMS
9 34 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 29 (2.61%) Oracle Reports
11 18 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
13 15 (1.35%) NoSQL
14 13 (1.17%) Redis
15 9 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
16 8 (0.72%) Oracle OWB
17 7 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
17 7 (0.63%) Informix
17 7 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (1.98%) Git (software)
3 21 (1.89%) Subversion
4 20 (1.80%) MSTest
5 16 (1.44%) Moq
5 16 (1.44%) Jenkins
6 15 (1.35%) Rhino Mocks
6 15 (1.35%) Visual Studio
6 15 (1.35%) NUnit
6 15 (1.35%) JIRA
7 13 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (0.63%) Hudson
10 5 (0.45%) Xcode
11 4 (0.36%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 3 (0.27%) Axure RP
12 3 (0.27%) Maven
13 2 (0.18%) Eclipse
General
1 136 (12.23%) Finance
2 34 (3.06%) Retail
3 24 (2.16%) Legal
4 19 (1.71%) Banking
5 18 (1.62%) Telecoms
6 10 (0.90%) Advertising
6 10 (0.90%) Games
7 4 (0.36%) Law
7 4 (0.36%) Marketing
8 3 (0.27%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.18%) Front Office
9 2 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.090%) Automotive
10 1 (0.090%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 217 (19.51%) Analyst
2 184 (16.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 167 (15.02%) Developer
4 85 (7.64%) Support Analyst
5 76 (6.83%) Consultant
6 72 (6.47%) Support Engineer
7 53 (4.77%) Applications Support
8 48 (4.32%) .NET Developer
8 48 (4.32%) IT Support
9 44 (3.96%) Service Analyst
10 43 (3.87%) Service Desk Analyst
11 40 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support
12 39 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support
12 39 (3.51%) Team Leader
13 38 (3.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 37 (3.33%) Support Technician
15 35 (3.15%) Administrator
15 35 (3.15%) DBA
16 33 (2.97%) Systems Engineer
16 33 (2.97%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (15.74%) .NET
2 99 (8.90%) ASP.NET
3 79 (7.10%) WinForms
4 72 (6.47%) HTML
5 70 (6.29%) XML
6 69 (6.21%) Web Services
6 69 (6.21%) .NET Framework
7 67 (6.03%) WCF
8 55 (4.95%) CSS
9 46 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
10 42 (3.78%) jQuery
11 35 (3.15%) WPF
12 27 (2.43%) HTML5
12 27 (2.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 24 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 20 (1.80%) Castle Windsor
14 20 (1.80%) Spring.NET
15 19 (1.71%) Middleware
16 17 (1.53%) SOAP
16 17 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 155 (13.94%) Clustering
2 70 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (5.13%) Blackberry
4 44 (3.96%) Management Information System
5 30 (2.70%) NHS
5 30 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
5 30 (2.70%) User Experience
6 22 (1.98%) iPhone
7 21 (1.89%) EqualLogic
7 21 (1.89%) Statistics
8 20 (1.80%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.53%) Mobile App
9 17 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (1.53%) iPad
10 16 (1.44%) IBM XIV
11 15 (1.35%) Social Media
11 15 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
12 14 (1.26%) 3D Graphics
13 13 (1.17%) Client/Server
14 12 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 305 (27.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 301 (27.07%) Linux
3 235 (21.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 208 (18.71%) UNIX
5 152 (13.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 139 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 129 (11.60%) Windows 7
8 76 (6.83%) Windows XP
9 38 (3.42%) Windows 8
10 28 (2.52%) Android
11 23 (2.07%) Apple iOS
12 16 (1.44%) Windows Vista
12 16 (1.44%) Solaris
13 10 (0.90%) Debian
13 10 (0.90%) CentOS
14 8 (0.72%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.72%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.63%) AIX
16 6 (0.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (19.06%) ITIL
2 113 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (10.16%) Load Balancing
3 107 (9.62%) E-Commerce
4 80 (7.19%) Service Delivery
5 71 (6.38%) MVC
6 66 (5.94%) Project Management
7 64 (5.76%) OO
8 60 (5.40%) Change Control
8 60 (5.40%) Mentoring
9 55 (4.95%) Change Management
10 53 (4.77%) CRM
11 50 (4.50%) Scrum
11 50 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (4.14%) Technical Architecture
13 45 (4.05%) Problem Management
14 43 (3.87%) Information Security
15 41 (3.69%) TDD
16 39 (3.51%) Incident Management
17 33 (2.97%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 251 (22.57%) SQL
2 135 (12.14%) C#
3 114 (10.25%) Java
4 111 (9.98%) PowerShell
5 102 (9.17%) Perl
6 99 (8.90%) Bash Shell
7 70 (6.29%) JavaScript
8 59 (5.31%) PHP
9 54 (4.86%) T-SQL
10 42 (3.78%) VB
11 17 (1.53%) Shell Script
11 17 (1.53%) PL/SQL
12 14 (1.26%) VB.NET
13 13 (1.17%) C
14 12 (1.08%) VBA
15 6 (0.54%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.45%) Python
17 4 (0.36%) Delphi
18 3 (0.27%) C++
18 3 (0.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 170 (15.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 123 (11.06%) MCSE
3 94 (8.45%) Degree
4 78 (7.01%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (5.40%) MCITP
6 58 (5.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 57 (5.13%) MCSA
7 57 (5.13%) CCNA
8 43 (3.87%) CCNP
9 37 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
10 31 (2.79%) MCP
11 29 (2.61%) Security Cleared
12 28 (2.52%) CISSP
13 27 (2.43%) CCA
14 26 (2.34%) MCTS
15 19 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
16 18 (1.62%) CCIE
17 17 (1.53%) CCEA
17 17 (1.53%) OCP
17 17 (1.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (9.89%) SLA
2 103 (9.26%) PCI DSS
3 35 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.63%) QA
5 4 (0.36%) HL7
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.090%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.090%) COBIT
System Software
1 412 (37.05%) Active Directory
2 338 (30.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (8.99%) XenApp
4 86 (7.73%) VMware ESXi
5 85 (7.64%) Hyper-V
6 84 (7.55%) vSphere
7 55 (4.95%) XenServer
8 44 (3.96%) VMware ESX
9 33 (2.97%) XenDesktop
10 17 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
11 13 (1.17%) Terminal Services
11 13 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 11 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 10 (0.90%) Squid
14 8 (0.72%) MetaFrame
15 7 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 6 (0.54%) ProxySG
17 4 (0.36%) ISA Server
18 2 (0.18%) UAG
19 1 (0.090%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 79 (7.10%) SCCM
2 30 (2.70%) SCOM
3 21 (1.89%) NetBackup
3 21 (1.89%) Backup Exec
4 19 (1.71%) Puppet
4 19 (1.71%) XenMobile
5 18 (1.62%) Nagios
6 16 (1.44%) Opsview
7 10 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 10 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
9 7 (0.63%) Cacti
9 7 (0.63%) SCVMM
10 6 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 5 (0.45%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.36%) SCDPM
12 4 (0.36%) WSUS
13 3 (0.27%) Foglight
Vendors
1 528 (47.48%) Microsoft
2 453 (40.74%) VMware
3 271 (24.37%) Citrix
4 255 (22.93%) Cisco
5 140 (12.59%) Red Hat
6 91 (8.18%) Oracle
7 67 (6.03%) NetApp
8 62 (5.58%) Symantec
9 53 (4.77%) CheckPoint
10 48 (4.32%) HP
11 33 (2.97%) CommVault
12 32 (2.88%) EMC
13 30 (2.70%) SolarWinds
14 28 (2.52%) Dell
14 28 (2.52%) AppSense
15 27 (2.43%) Juniper
16 25 (2.25%) IBM
17 17 (1.53%) F5
18 14 (1.26%) Riverbed
18 14 (1.26%) Brocade
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits inc bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% bonus + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£40-£45K + 20% Bonus + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £15k - £18.5k per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago