The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 75 107 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.03% 26.95% 21.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.42% 84.25% 75.21%
Number of salaries quoted 61 105 76
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Windows
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
91 127 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 21.88% 31.99% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 72 122 94
Average salary £44,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 22 September 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 85 (47.75%) SQL Server
2 63 (35.39%) Microsoft
3 61 (34.27%) C#
4 59 (33.15%) .NET
5 55 (30.90%) Finance
6 49 (27.53%) Oracle
7 42 (23.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (21.91%) XML
9 38 (21.35%) Active Directory
10 37 (20.79%) C++
10 37 (20.79%) Linux
11 36 (20.22%) Software Engineering
12 35 (19.66%) VMware
13 32 (17.98%) SQL
14 31 (17.42%) MS Exchange
15 30 (16.85%) Java
15 30 (16.85%) Web Development
16 29 (16.29%) MS Excel
17 28 (15.73%) Android
18 27 (15.17%) Degree
18 27 (15.17%) HTML
18 27 (15.17%) Windows Server 2003
19 26 (14.61%) Visual Studio
19 26 (14.61%) Computer Science
20 25 (14.04%) Mathematics
20 25 (14.04%) PKI
20 25 (14.04%) Apple iOS
20 25 (14.04%) BlackBerry OS
20 25 (14.04%) Cyber Security
20 25 (14.04%) Disaster Recovery

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (17.42%) MS Exchange
2 16 (8.99%) IIS
3 12 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (6.18%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.25%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.25%) Lync
5 4 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.12%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.56%) WordPress
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.56%) CMS
7 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.56%) Site Server
Applications
1 29 (16.29%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.43%) MS Office
3 4 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) GIMP
4 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.56%) Maya
4 1 (0.56%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (2.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.25%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (2.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.12%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.56%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.62%) Office 365
2 6 (3.37%) IaaS
3 5 (2.81%) PaaS
3 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.04%) LDAP
2 20 (11.24%) SAN
3 13 (7.30%) LAN
3 13 (7.30%) WAN
3 13 (7.30%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.18%) DNS
5 7 (3.93%) NetScaler
5 7 (3.93%) Internet
6 6 (3.37%) DHCP
7 5 (2.81%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (2.81%) Firewall
8 4 (2.25%) VPN
8 4 (2.25%) PBX
8 4 (2.25%) Wireless
9 3 (1.69%) VoIP
9 3 (1.69%) FTP
10 2 (1.12%) CTI
10 2 (1.12%) GSM
10 2 (1.12%) UMTS
10 2 (1.12%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (47.75%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (6.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (6.18%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.06%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.49%) MySQL
6 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.69%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.56%) OLTP
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 26 (14.61%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.06%) JIRA
3 7 (3.93%) NUnit
4 6 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.69%) Subversion
7 2 (1.12%) Toad
7 2 (1.12%) MSTest
7 2 (1.12%) Selenium
8 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.56%) Hudson
8 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.56%) TestPartner
8 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 55 (30.90%) Finance
2 14 (7.87%) Aerospace
3 10 (5.62%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.37%) Retail
5 5 (2.81%) Electronics
5 5 (2.81%) Back Office
5 5 (2.81%) Banking
6 4 (2.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 53 (29.78%) Developer
2 26 (14.61%) Software Developer
2 26 (14.61%) C++ Developer
3 25 (14.04%) C++ Software Developer
3 25 (14.04%) Analyst
4 20 (11.24%) Systems Engineer
5 19 (10.67%) Support Engineer
6 12 (6.74%) Administrator
6 12 (6.74%) Systems Support
6 12 (6.74%) Systems Support Engineer
7 11 (6.18%) Architect
8 10 (5.62%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.62%) Web Developer
9 9 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (5.06%) Software Engineer
9 9 (5.06%) DBA
9 9 (5.06%) C# Developer
10 7 (3.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.93%) Consultant
10 7 (3.93%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (33.15%) .NET
2 39 (21.91%) XML
3 27 (15.17%) HTML
4 25 (14.04%) CSS
5 22 (12.36%) jQuery
5 22 (12.36%) ASP.NET
6 18 (10.11%) Ajax
7 12 (6.74%) HTML5
7 12 (6.74%) LINQ
8 11 (6.18%) CSS3
9 10 (5.62%) WinForms
10 8 (4.49%) Web Services
10 8 (4.49%) XSLT
11 7 (3.93%) MFC
12 5 (2.81%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 5 (2.81%) XHTML
12 5 (2.81%) Middleware
13 2 (1.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (1.12%) .NET Framework
13 2 (1.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.61%) Computer Science
2 25 (14.04%) Mathematics
2 25 (14.04%) PKI
2 25 (14.04%) Blackberry
2 25 (14.04%) Smartcard
3 13 (7.30%) Clustering
4 9 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.49%) Mainframe
6 7 (3.93%) Device Driver
7 6 (3.37%) iPhone
8 4 (2.25%) Firmware
8 4 (2.25%) Thin Client
8 4 (2.25%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.12%) Life Science
10 1 (0.56%) Animation
10 1 (0.56%) Open Source
10 1 (0.56%) User Experience
10 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 42 (23.60%) Windows Server 2008
2 37 (20.79%) Linux
3 28 (15.73%) Android
4 27 (15.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (14.04%) Apple iOS
5 25 (14.04%) BlackBerry OS
6 22 (12.36%) UNIX
7 21 (11.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (6.18%) Windows 7
9 10 (5.62%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.81%) CentOS
10 5 (2.81%) HPUX
11 4 (2.25%) AIX
11 4 (2.25%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.12%) Solaris
12 2 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.12%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.22%) Software Engineering
2 30 (16.85%) Web Development
3 25 (14.04%) Cyber Security
3 25 (14.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (11.24%) ITIL
4 20 (11.24%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (10.11%) Project Management
6 14 (7.87%) Configuration Management
6 14 (7.87%) Change Management
6 14 (7.87%) Incident Management
7 11 (6.18%) CRM
8 10 (5.62%) Problem Management
9 9 (5.06%) Mentoring
9 9 (5.06%) Migration
9 9 (5.06%) OO
10 8 (4.49%) Scrum
10 8 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (4.49%) Data Protection
11 7 (3.93%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (3.93%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 61 (34.27%) C#
2 37 (20.79%) C++
3 32 (17.98%) SQL
4 30 (16.85%) Java
5 19 (10.67%) JavaScript
6 17 (9.55%) VB.NET
7 7 (3.93%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.93%) VBScript
8 5 (2.81%) Python
8 5 (2.81%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.12%) Perl
10 2 (1.12%) PHP
10 2 (1.12%) C
10 2 (1.12%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.56%) Delphi
11 1 (0.56%) VB
11 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 27 (15.17%) Degree
2 17 (9.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (5.06%) MCSE
4 7 (3.93%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.81%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 4 (2.25%) MCSM
7 3 (1.69%) MCITP
7 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.69%) VCAP
7 3 (1.69%) ISEB
8 2 (1.12%) CCNA
8 2 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.12%) MCSA
8 2 (1.12%) MCSD
8 2 (1.12%) CCEE
8 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.12%) SLA
1 2 (1.12%) QA
1 2 (1.12%) COBIT
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (21.35%) Active Directory
2 24 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.30%) XenApp
4 12 (6.74%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.74%) vSphere
5 7 (3.93%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.56%) XenServer
8 1 (0.56%) GPFS
8 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (5.62%) SCOM
2 9 (5.06%) SCCM
3 4 (2.25%) Windows Intune
4 3 (1.69%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.56%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.56%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.56%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.56%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 63 (35.39%) Microsoft
2 49 (27.53%) Oracle
3 35 (19.66%) VMware
4 20 (11.24%) HP
5 14 (7.87%) Cisco
6 13 (7.30%) Citrix
7 7 (3.93%) Perforce
7 7 (3.93%) Dell
8 5 (2.81%) Altiris
8 5 (2.81%) SAP
8 5 (2.81%) NetApp
8 5 (2.81%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.81%) Apple
9 4 (2.25%) IBM
10 3 (1.69%) EMC
11 2 (1.12%) Hitachi
11 2 (1.12%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.12%) JBoss
11 2 (1.12%) Northgate
11 2 (1.12%) Veeam
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