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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 91 80 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 17.14% 21.45% 21.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 85.05% 89.89% 73.24%
Number of salaries quoted 74 75 87
Average salary £41,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £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
107 89 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.15% 23.86% 30.02%
Number of salaries quoted 89 82 114
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 £23,500 £22,500 £26,199
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 1 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 96 (52.46%) SQL Server
2 77 (42.08%) Microsoft
3 69 (37.70%) C#
4 66 (36.07%) .NET
5 44 (24.04%) Finance
6 43 (23.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (22.95%) Active Directory
7 42 (22.95%) Oracle
8 40 (21.86%) Linux
9 37 (20.22%) C++
9 37 (20.22%) Software Engineering
10 34 (18.58%) XML
11 33 (18.03%) Visual Studio
12 32 (17.49%) MS Exchange
12 32 (17.49%) Android
12 32 (17.49%) Web Development
13 30 (16.39%) ASP.NET
13 30 (16.39%) Java
14 29 (15.85%) VMware
15 28 (15.30%) HTML
15 28 (15.30%) Windows Server 2003
15 28 (15.30%) Apple iOS
16 27 (14.75%) Computer Science
16 27 (14.75%) MS Excel
17 26 (14.21%) PKI
17 26 (14.21%) LDAP
17 26 (14.21%) Smartcard
17 26 (14.21%) Blackberry
17 26 (14.21%) Mathematics
17 26 (14.21%) BlackBerry OS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 32 (17.49%) MS Exchange
2 17 (9.29%) IIS
3 15 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.83%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.73%) CMS
8 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.19%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.19%) Lync
9 2 (1.09%) Apache
9 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.55%) WordPress
10 1 (0.55%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.55%) Site Server
10 1 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.65%) MS Office
3 4 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) GIMP
4 1 (0.55%) Simulink
4 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (2.19%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.19%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (2.19%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.09%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.55%) Line 500
4 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.73%) PaaS
1 5 (2.73%) IaaS
2 4 (2.19%) Office 365
3 2 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.21%) LDAP
2 22 (12.02%) SAN
2 22 (12.02%) DNS
2 22 (12.02%) TCP/IP
3 16 (8.74%) WAN
4 12 (6.56%) LAN
5 10 (5.46%) NetScaler
6 8 (4.37%) Internet
7 6 (3.28%) DHCP
8 5 (2.73%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (2.73%) Wireless
9 3 (1.64%) FTP
9 3 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.64%) Firewall
10 2 (1.09%) GSM
10 2 (1.09%) PBX
10 2 (1.09%) UMTS
10 2 (1.09%) VoIP
10 2 (1.09%) LTE
11 1 (0.55%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (52.46%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (7.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (7.10%) MySQL
5 9 (4.92%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.92%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.92%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.64%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.55%) OLTP
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (18.03%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.92%) JIRA
3 7 (3.83%) NUnit
4 6 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.73%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (2.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (2.73%) TestPartner
6 2 (1.09%) Toad
6 2 (1.09%) Selenium
7 1 (0.55%) WebDriver
General
1 44 (24.04%) Finance
2 13 (7.10%) Aerospace
3 8 (4.37%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.73%) Electronics
4 5 (2.73%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.64%) Retail
6 2 (1.09%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 60 (32.79%) Developer
2 33 (18.03%) Software Developer
3 27 (14.75%) C++ Developer
4 26 (14.21%) C++ Software Developer
5 25 (13.66%) Analyst
6 19 (10.38%) Systems Engineer
7 17 (9.29%) Support Engineer
8 16 (8.74%) Web Developer
9 11 (6.01%) Administrator
10 9 (4.92%) DBA
10 9 (4.92%) Systems Support
10 9 (4.92%) Systems Support Engineer
11 8 (4.37%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.37%) Software Engineer
12 7 (3.83%) Development Manager
12 7 (3.83%) Consultant
12 7 (3.83%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.83%) .NET Developer
12 7 (3.83%) Senior Software Engineer
13 6 (3.28%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (36.07%) .NET
2 34 (18.58%) XML
3 30 (16.39%) ASP.NET
4 28 (15.30%) HTML
5 25 (13.66%) CSS
6 22 (12.02%) jQuery
7 19 (10.38%) WinForms
8 18 (9.84%) Ajax
9 16 (8.74%) LINQ
10 9 (4.92%) HTML5
11 8 (4.37%) CSS3
12 7 (3.83%) MFC
13 6 (3.28%) Web Services
14 3 (1.64%) Middleware
15 2 (1.09%) XSLT
15 2 (1.09%) WCF
15 2 (1.09%) WPF
15 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
16 1 (0.55%) Ember.js
16 1 (0.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.75%) Computer Science
2 26 (14.21%) PKI
2 26 (14.21%) Smartcard
2 26 (14.21%) Blackberry
2 26 (14.21%) Mathematics
3 20 (10.93%) Clustering
4 9 (4.92%) iPhone
5 7 (3.83%) Device Driver
6 6 (3.28%) Mainframe
6 6 (3.28%) Firmware
7 5 (2.73%) Fat Client
7 5 (2.73%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.55%) Open Source
8 1 (0.55%) PMI
8 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (23.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 40 (21.86%) Linux
3 32 (17.49%) Android
4 28 (15.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (15.30%) Apple iOS
5 26 (14.21%) BlackBerry OS
6 21 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (8.74%) UNIX
8 14 (7.65%) Windows 7
9 13 (7.10%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.28%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.73%) Windows Vista
11 5 (2.73%) HPUX
12 4 (2.19%) AIX
12 4 (2.19%) CentOS
13 3 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (1.09%) Solaris
15 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.22%) Software Engineering
2 32 (17.49%) Web Development
3 26 (14.21%) Cyber Security
4 22 (12.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (7.65%) ITIL
5 14 (7.65%) Change Management
6 13 (7.10%) Incident Management
6 13 (7.10%) CRM
7 11 (6.01%) Configuration Management
8 10 (5.46%) Scrum
8 10 (5.46%) Project Management
9 9 (4.92%) Problem Management
9 9 (4.92%) Data Protection
9 9 (4.92%) OO
10 8 (4.37%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (4.37%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (3.83%) Automated Testing
12 6 (3.28%) High Availability
13 5 (2.73%) System Testing
13 5 (2.73%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 69 (37.70%) C#
2 37 (20.22%) C++
3 30 (16.39%) Java
4 25 (13.66%) SQL
4 25 (13.66%) VB.NET
5 22 (12.02%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.92%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.92%) VBScript
7 7 (3.83%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.28%) PHP
9 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.64%) Python
10 2 (1.09%) C
11 1 (0.55%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.55%) Delphi
11 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (11.48%) Degree
2 19 (10.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.92%) MCSE
3 9 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (2.73%) ISEB
5 4 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.19%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.19%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.19%) MCSM
5 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 3 (1.64%) VCAP
6 3 (1.64%) CCNA
6 3 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.64%) MCITP
7 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.09%) MCTS
7 2 (1.09%) MCSA
7 2 (1.09%) MCSD
7 2 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.09%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.64%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.09%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) COBIT
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (22.95%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.74%) XenApp
4 15 (8.20%) vSphere
5 14 (7.65%) Hyper-V
6 7 (3.83%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.09%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.55%) KVM
9 1 (0.55%) QEMU
9 1 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.55%) XenServer
9 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (6.56%) SCOM
2 11 (6.01%) SCCM
3 3 (1.64%) Data Guard
4 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.55%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.55%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 77 (42.08%) Microsoft
2 42 (22.95%) Oracle
3 29 (15.85%) VMware
4 23 (12.57%) HP
5 17 (9.29%) Citrix
6 15 (8.20%) Cisco
7 10 (5.46%) Dell
8 7 (3.83%) Perforce
8 7 (3.83%) Altiris
9 5 (2.73%) NetApp
9 5 (2.73%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.73%) Apple
9 5 (2.73%) IBM
9 5 (2.73%) SAP
10 4 (2.19%) Avaya
11 3 (1.64%) EMC
12 2 (1.09%) Northgate
12 2 (1.09%) JBoss
12 2 (1.09%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.09%) Hitachi
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