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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 535 412 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 14.19% 15.56% 18.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.34% 65.71% 72.53%
Number of salaries quoted 395 324 395
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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
933 627 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.75% 23.68% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 670 507 552
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 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 16 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leeds

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 540 (45.42%) Microsoft
2 475 (39.95%) VMware
3 424 (35.66%) Active Directory
4 364 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 350 (29.44%) MS Excel
6 327 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 309 (25.99%) SQL Server
8 308 (25.90%) Linux
9 270 (22.71%) SQL
10 268 (22.54%) Citrix
10 268 (22.54%) Cisco
11 246 (20.69%) MS Exchange
12 242 (20.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 226 (19.01%) UNIX
14 224 (18.84%) SAN
15 217 (18.25%) ITIL
16 210 (17.66%) DNS
17 192 (16.15%) .NET
18 172 (14.47%) IIS
19 169 (14.21%) Microsoft Certification
20 166 (13.96%) Firewall
21 164 (13.79%) Clustering
21 164 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
22 159 (13.37%) Red Hat
23 156 (13.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
24 151 (12.70%) Windows 7
25 150 (12.62%) TCP/IP
26 144 (12.11%) MCSE
27 136 (11.44%) Finance
28 134 (11.27%) MS Office

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 246 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 172 (14.47%) IIS
3 132 (11.10%) Apache
4 101 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 77 (6.48%) SharePoint
6 73 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 65 (5.47%) Lync
8 50 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 41 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
10 33 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
11 27 (2.27%) Tomcat
12 24 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 14 (1.18%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
16 8 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
18 6 (0.50%) CMS
19 3 (0.25%) Tornado
Applications
1 350 (29.44%) MS Excel
2 134 (11.27%) MS Office
3 13 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.34%) MS Project
5 3 (0.25%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.25%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.17%) Line 500
4 1 (0.084%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.084%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.084%) Magento
4 1 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.084%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.084%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.28%) Office 365
2 24 (2.02%) SaaS
3 19 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.50%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 224 (18.84%) SAN
2 210 (17.66%) DNS
3 166 (13.96%) Firewall
4 150 (12.62%) TCP/IP
5 133 (11.19%) Internet
6 127 (10.68%) Cisco IOS
7 110 (9.25%) MPLS
8 107 (9.00%) OSPF
8 107 (9.00%) BGP
9 86 (7.23%) EIGRP
10 82 (6.90%) SMTP
11 78 (6.56%) WAN
12 77 (6.48%) LAN
13 70 (5.89%) DHCP
14 60 (5.05%) NAS
15 46 (3.87%) VPN
16 37 (3.11%) Network Security
17 32 (2.69%) Intranet
17 32 (2.69%) Wireless
18 29 (2.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (25.99%) SQL Server
2 97 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 92 (7.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 55 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 53 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (3.36%) MySQL
7 38 (3.20%) Relational Database
8 37 (3.11%) Oracle Database
9 35 (2.94%) RDBMS
10 32 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 26 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
12 20 (1.68%) NoSQL
13 12 (1.01%) Redis
14 11 (0.93%) Oracle OWB
14 11 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
15 9 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 6 (0.50%) Informix
18 5 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
19 3 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 45 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (1.85%) MSTest
3 20 (1.68%) Visual Studio
4 18 (1.51%) Moq
4 18 (1.51%) NUnit
5 17 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
6 13 (1.09%) Subversion
6 13 (1.09%) JIRA
7 11 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
7 11 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
8 10 (0.84%) Git (software)
8 10 (0.84%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (0.50%) Hudson
11 5 (0.42%) ReSharper
12 4 (0.34%) Maven
13 3 (0.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 3 (0.25%) Axure RP
14 2 (0.17%) Flex Builder
14 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 136 (11.44%) Finance
2 36 (3.03%) Retail
3 32 (2.69%) Banking
4 19 (1.60%) Legal
5 17 (1.43%) Telecoms
6 11 (0.93%) Advertising
7 9 (0.76%) Games
8 3 (0.25%) Law
8 3 (0.25%) Online Betting
8 3 (0.25%) Marketing
9 2 (0.17%) Local Government
9 2 (0.17%) Front Office
10 1 (0.084%) Back Office
10 1 (0.084%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 241 (20.27%) Analyst
2 170 (14.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 165 (13.88%) Developer
4 106 (8.92%) Consultant
5 94 (7.91%) Support Analyst
6 65 (5.47%) Support Engineer
7 55 (4.63%) .NET Developer
8 52 (4.37%) DBA
8 52 (4.37%) IT Support
9 51 (4.29%) Applications Support
10 50 (4.21%) Team Leader
11 49 (4.12%) Service Analyst
12 48 (4.04%) Service Desk Analyst
13 46 (3.87%) 3rd Line Support
14 45 (3.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 45 (3.78%) 2nd Line Support
15 39 (3.28%) Software Developer
16 38 (3.20%) Administrator
17 37 (3.11%) Operations Analyst
17 37 (3.11%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (16.15%) .NET
2 98 (8.24%) ASP.NET
3 95 (7.99%) XML
4 88 (7.40%) Web Services
5 77 (6.48%) WinForms
6 67 (5.63%) WCF
7 62 (5.21%) .NET Framework
8 61 (5.13%) HTML
9 57 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 50 (4.21%) CSS
11 44 (3.70%) jQuery
12 36 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 35 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 35 (2.94%) WPF
14 33 (2.78%) WSDL
14 33 (2.78%) SOAP
15 22 (1.85%) Spring.NET
15 22 (1.85%) Castle Windsor
16 21 (1.77%) Middleware
17 20 (1.68%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 164 (13.79%) Clustering
2 67 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (4.37%) Blackberry
4 48 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 32 (2.69%) Enterprise Storage
5 32 (2.69%) NHS
6 24 (2.02%) EqualLogic
7 23 (1.93%) Statistics
8 22 (1.85%) User Experience
9 20 (1.68%) Computer Science
10 19 (1.60%) iPhone
11 17 (1.43%) Client/Server
11 17 (1.43%) Tandem
11 17 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
12 16 (1.35%) iPad
12 16 (1.35%) IBM XIV
13 12 (1.01%) Mathematics
13 12 (1.01%) Social Media
13 12 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.01%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 327 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 308 (25.90%) Linux
3 242 (20.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 226 (19.01%) UNIX
5 164 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 156 (13.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 151 (12.70%) Windows 7
8 94 (7.91%) Windows XP
9 50 (4.21%) Windows 8
10 18 (1.51%) Android
11 15 (1.26%) CentOS
12 14 (1.18%) Windows Vista
13 13 (1.09%) Ubuntu
14 12 (1.01%) Apple iOS
14 12 (1.01%) Debian
15 11 (0.93%) SUSE
16 9 (0.76%) Solaris
17 8 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
18 7 (0.59%) Mac OS
19 5 (0.42%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (18.25%) ITIL
2 121 (10.18%) Load Balancing
3 120 (10.09%) E-Commerce
4 106 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (6.22%) MVC
6 71 (5.97%) Project Management
7 69 (5.80%) Service Delivery
8 66 (5.55%) Continuous Integration
9 63 (5.30%) Scrum
10 60 (5.05%) Problem Management
11 59 (4.96%) Change Management
12 57 (4.79%) Mentoring
13 54 (4.54%) Change Control
14 52 (4.37%) TDD
15 44 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
15 44 (3.70%) Information Security
16 43 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
17 42 (3.53%) OO
18 36 (3.03%) Time Management
18 36 (3.03%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 270 (22.71%) SQL
2 134 (11.27%) C#
3 109 (9.17%) Java
4 102 (8.58%) PowerShell
4 102 (8.58%) Perl
5 96 (8.07%) Bash Shell
6 67 (5.63%) T-SQL
7 57 (4.79%) JavaScript
8 44 (3.70%) PHP
9 33 (2.78%) VB
10 19 (1.60%) VB.NET
10 19 (1.60%) Shell Script
11 16 (1.35%) PL/SQL
12 11 (0.93%) C
13 9 (0.76%) VBA
14 7 (0.59%) Python
15 5 (0.42%) Delphi
16 3 (0.25%) VB6
16 3 (0.25%) ActionScript
16 3 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 169 (14.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 144 (12.11%) MCSE
3 95 (7.99%) Cisco Certification
4 90 (7.57%) Degree
5 78 (6.56%) CCNA
6 74 (6.22%) MCSA
7 66 (5.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 64 (5.38%) MCITP
9 51 (4.29%) CCNP
10 28 (2.35%) Citrix Certification
10 28 (2.35%) CISSP
11 25 (2.10%) CCSA
11 25 (2.10%) Security Cleared
12 24 (2.02%) MCP
13 23 (1.93%) CCA
14 21 (1.77%) CCSE
15 20 (1.68%) MCTS
16 16 (1.35%) RHCA
16 16 (1.35%) RHCE
16 16 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (10.09%) SLA
2 106 (8.92%) PCI DSS
3 32 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.18%) QA
5 5 (0.42%) HL7
6 2 (0.17%) COBIT
6 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.084%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.084%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 424 (35.66%) Active Directory
2 364 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (8.07%) VMware ESXi
4 95 (7.99%) Hyper-V
5 92 (7.74%) XenApp
6 87 (7.32%) vSphere
7 58 (4.88%) VMware ESX
8 55 (4.63%) XenServer
9 27 (2.27%) XenDesktop
10 16 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
11 15 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 12 (1.01%) Terminal Services
13 11 (0.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 9 (0.76%) Squid
15 8 (0.67%) MetaFrame
16 6 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 6 (0.50%) NFS
17 5 (0.42%) UAG
18 4 (0.34%) ISA Server
18 4 (0.34%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 82 (6.90%) SCCM
2 29 (2.44%) SCOM
3 22 (1.85%) NetBackup
4 21 (1.77%) Backup Exec
5 20 (1.68%) Nagios
6 18 (1.51%) Opsview
7 15 (1.26%) Puppet
8 9 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 8 (0.67%) SCVMM
10 7 (0.59%) XenMobile
10 7 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (0.50%) Cacti
11 6 (0.50%) SCDPM
12 5 (0.42%) Foglight
12 5 (0.42%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.34%) WSUS
14 3 (0.25%) Nessus
14 3 (0.25%) SCOrch
14 3 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 540 (45.42%) Microsoft
2 475 (39.95%) VMware
3 268 (22.54%) Citrix
3 268 (22.54%) Cisco
4 159 (13.37%) Red Hat
5 91 (7.65%) Oracle
6 81 (6.81%) NetApp
7 53 (4.46%) CheckPoint
8 50 (4.21%) Symantec
9 44 (3.70%) HP
10 37 (3.11%) CommVault
11 36 (3.03%) EMC
12 33 (2.78%) Dell
13 30 (2.52%) Juniper
14 29 (2.44%) AppSense
15 24 (2.02%) SolarWinds
15 24 (2.02%) IBM
16 15 (1.26%) Brocade
17 13 (1.09%) Veeam
18 12 (1.01%) Google
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £16k - 22k per year + Mileage
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £16k - £18.5k per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £24,000 to £35,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago