The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 93 76 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 16.88% 20.49% 21.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 83.04% 90.48% 73.91%
Number of salaries quoted 77 71 86
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
112 84 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.33% 22.64% 29.24%
Number of salaries quoted 95 77 114
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,998
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Leicestershire

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Windows
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Leicester region.

Windows Salary Trend in Leicester

Windows
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 97 (52.72%) SQL Server
2 78 (42.39%) Microsoft
3 71 (38.59%) C#
4 68 (36.96%) .NET
5 46 (25.00%) Finance
6 44 (23.91%) Oracle
7 43 (23.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (22.28%) Linux
8 41 (22.28%) Active Directory
9 39 (21.20%) C++
9 39 (21.20%) Software Engineering
10 35 (19.02%) XML
11 34 (18.48%) Android
11 34 (18.48%) Web Development
12 33 (17.93%) Visual Studio
13 32 (17.39%) Java
14 31 (16.85%) MS Exchange
15 30 (16.30%) ASP.NET
15 30 (16.30%) Apple iOS
16 29 (15.76%) Computer Science
16 29 (15.76%) VMware
17 28 (15.22%) PKI
17 28 (15.22%) HTML
17 28 (15.22%) LDAP
17 28 (15.22%) Smartcard
17 28 (15.22%) Blackberry
17 28 (15.22%) Mathematics
17 28 (15.22%) BlackBerry OS
17 28 (15.22%) Cyber Security
18 27 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 31 (16.85%) MS Exchange
2 17 (9.24%) IIS
3 16 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.26%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.72%) CMS
8 4 (2.17%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.63%) Lync
10 2 (1.09%) Apache
10 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.54%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.54%) Site Server
11 1 (0.54%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.54%) WordPress
11 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (14.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.07%) MS Office
3 4 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) Simulink
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.54%) GIMP
4 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.09%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.72%) PaaS
1 5 (2.72%) IaaS
2 3 (1.63%) Office 365
3 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.22%) LDAP
2 23 (12.50%) DNS
2 23 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 22 (11.96%) SAN
4 15 (8.15%) WAN
5 11 (5.98%) LAN
5 11 (5.98%) NetScaler
6 8 (4.35%) Internet
7 6 (3.26%) Wireless
8 5 (2.72%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (2.72%) DHCP
9 4 (2.17%) Firewall
10 3 (1.63%) FTP
10 3 (1.63%) VoIP
10 3 (1.63%) PBX
11 2 (1.09%) UMTS
11 2 (1.09%) GSM
11 2 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.09%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (52.72%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (8.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (7.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (7.07%) MySQL
6 9 (4.89%) Oracle Database
6 9 (4.89%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.89%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.63%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.54%) OLTP
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (17.93%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.89%) JIRA
3 7 (3.80%) NUnit
4 6 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.72%) TestPartner
5 5 (2.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (2.72%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.09%) Toad
6 2 (1.09%) Selenium
7 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 46 (25.00%) Finance
2 12 (6.52%) Aerospace
3 8 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.72%) Electronics
4 5 (2.72%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.63%) Retail
6 2 (1.09%) Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 62 (33.70%) Developer
2 35 (19.02%) Software Developer
3 29 (15.76%) C++ Developer
4 28 (15.22%) C++ Software Developer
5 24 (13.04%) Analyst
6 20 (10.87%) Systems Engineer
7 17 (9.24%) Support Engineer
7 17 (9.24%) Web Developer
8 10 (5.43%) Administrator
9 9 (4.89%) Systems Support
9 9 (4.89%) Systems Support Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) DBA
10 8 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.80%) Consultant
11 7 (3.80%) Development Manager
11 7 (3.80%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.80%) Test Engineer
11 7 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (3.26%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (36.96%) .NET
2 35 (19.02%) XML
3 30 (16.30%) ASP.NET
4 28 (15.22%) HTML
5 25 (13.59%) CSS
6 22 (11.96%) jQuery
7 20 (10.87%) WinForms
8 18 (9.78%) Ajax
9 17 (9.24%) LINQ
10 8 (4.35%) HTML5
11 7 (3.80%) CSS3
11 7 (3.80%) MFC
12 6 (3.26%) Web Services
13 3 (1.63%) Middleware
14 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (1.09%) WCF
14 2 (1.09%) WPF
15 1 (0.54%) XSLT
15 1 (0.54%) OpenGL
15 1 (0.54%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.76%) Computer Science
2 28 (15.22%) PKI
2 28 (15.22%) Mathematics
2 28 (15.22%) Smartcard
2 28 (15.22%) Blackberry
3 21 (11.41%) Clustering
4 9 (4.89%) iPhone
5 7 (3.80%) Device Driver
6 6 (3.26%) Firmware
6 6 (3.26%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.72%) Thin Client
7 5 (2.72%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.54%) Open Source
8 1 (0.54%) PMI
8 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (23.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 41 (22.28%) Linux
3 34 (18.48%) Android
4 30 (16.30%) Apple iOS
5 28 (15.22%) BlackBerry OS
6 27 (14.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (11.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (8.70%) UNIX
9 13 (7.07%) Windows 7
10 12 (6.52%) Windows XP
11 6 (3.26%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.72%) Windows Vista
12 5 (2.72%) HPUX
13 4 (2.17%) AIX
13 4 (2.17%) CentOS
14 3 (1.63%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (1.09%) Solaris
16 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.20%) Software Engineering
2 34 (18.48%) Web Development
3 28 (15.22%) Cyber Security
4 22 (11.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (8.15%) Change Management
6 14 (7.61%) ITIL
7 13 (7.07%) CRM
7 13 (7.07%) Incident Management
8 10 (5.43%) Configuration Management
8 10 (5.43%) Project Management
8 10 (5.43%) Scrum
9 9 (4.89%) OO
9 9 (4.89%) Problem Management
9 9 (4.89%) Data Protection
10 8 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (3.80%) Automated Testing
11 7 (3.80%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (2.72%) Test Scripting
12 5 (2.72%) Manual Testing
12 5 (2.72%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (38.59%) C#
2 39 (21.20%) C++
3 32 (17.39%) Java
4 26 (14.13%) VB.NET
5 24 (13.04%) SQL
6 23 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.43%) PowerShell
8 9 (4.89%) VBScript
9 6 (3.26%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.26%) PHP
10 3 (1.63%) Python
10 3 (1.63%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.09%) C
12 1 (0.54%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.54%) Delphi
12 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (10.87%) Degree
2 17 (9.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (3.80%) MCSE
5 5 (2.72%) ISEB
6 4 (2.17%) CCNA
6 4 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.63%) MCITP
7 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 3 (1.63%) MCSM
7 3 (1.63%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.63%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.63%) VCAP
8 2 (1.09%) GWAPT
8 2 (1.09%) GPEN
8 2 (1.09%) CCEE
8 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.09%) MCTS
8 2 (1.09%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.09%) COBIT
2 2 (1.09%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (22.28%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (9.24%) XenApp
3 15 (8.15%) vSphere
4 13 (7.07%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.80%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.54%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.54%) XenServer
8 1 (0.54%) QEMU
8 1 (0.54%) KVM
8 1 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (6.52%) SCOM
2 11 (5.98%) SCCM
3 3 (1.63%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 78 (42.39%) Microsoft
2 44 (23.91%) Oracle
3 29 (15.76%) VMware
4 24 (13.04%) HP
5 18 (9.78%) Citrix
6 16 (8.70%) Cisco
7 11 (5.98%) Dell
8 7 (3.80%) Perforce
8 7 (3.80%) Altiris
9 5 (2.72%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.72%) Apple
9 5 (2.72%) IBM
9 5 (2.72%) SAP
10 4 (2.17%) NetApp
10 4 (2.17%) Avaya
11 3 (1.63%) EMC
12 2 (1.09%) JBoss
12 2 (1.09%) Hitachi
12 2 (1.09%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.09%) Northgate
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