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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 76 145 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.38% 25.89% 22.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.17% 74.74% 73.27%
Number of salaries quoted 68 134 73
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £25,525 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
96 194 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 25.74% 34.64% 30.61%
Number of salaries quoted 88 174 94
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £29,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 24 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 78 (53.06%) SQL Server
2 55 (37.41%) .NET
3 53 (36.05%) C#
3 53 (36.05%) Microsoft
4 52 (35.37%) SQL
5 46 (31.29%) Finance
6 45 (30.61%) XML
7 34 (23.13%) MS Excel
8 33 (22.45%) Oracle
8 33 (22.45%) Active Directory
8 33 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (21.77%) HTML
10 31 (21.09%) CSS
10 31 (21.09%) VMware
10 31 (21.09%) Analytical Skills
11 28 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (18.37%) Linux
13 26 (17.69%) C++
13 26 (17.69%) MS Exchange
13 26 (17.69%) jQuery
13 26 (17.69%) HTML5
14 25 (17.01%) Software Engineering
14 25 (17.01%) Android
15 24 (16.33%) CSS3
15 24 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 23 (15.65%) Java
16 23 (15.65%) ASP.NET
16 23 (15.65%) Web Development
16 23 (15.65%) Apple iOS
17 22 (14.97%) UNIX

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 26 (17.69%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.16%) IIS
3 8 (5.44%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.36%) Lync
6 2 (1.36%) Apache
6 2 (1.36%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (23.13%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.48%) MS Office
3 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.36%) Simulink
4 1 (0.68%) Maya
4 1 (0.68%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.68%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.80%) Office 365
2 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.68%) IaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.93%) LDAP
2 9 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.44%) DNS
3 8 (5.44%) PBX
4 7 (4.76%) VPN
4 7 (4.76%) Firewall
5 6 (4.08%) Internet
5 6 (4.08%) DHCP
6 5 (3.40%) WAN
7 4 (2.72%) VoIP
7 4 (2.72%) LAN
7 4 (2.72%) SAN
8 2 (1.36%) CTI
8 2 (1.36%) Wireless
8 2 (1.36%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.36%) VLAN
9 1 (0.68%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.68%) SSH
9 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (53.06%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (5.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.04%) MySQL
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.68%) Informix
7 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (5.44%) Subversion
2 4 (2.72%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.04%) MSTest
4 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (1.36%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.36%) NUnit
5 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.68%) Hudson
5 1 (0.68%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.68%) Xcode
5 1 (0.68%) TestPartner
5 1 (0.68%) JIRA
5 1 (0.68%) Selenium
General
1 46 (31.29%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Back Office
3 5 (3.40%) Aerospace
3 5 (3.40%) Banking
4 4 (2.72%) Retail
5 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.36%) Publishing
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Billing
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (34.69%) Developer
2 25 (17.01%) .NET Developer
3 23 (15.65%) C# Developer
3 23 (15.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 21 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 20 (13.61%) Analyst
5 20 (13.61%) C++ Developer
6 19 (12.93%) C++ Software Developer
7 18 (12.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (11.56%) ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (11.56%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (10.88%) Architect
10 15 (10.20%) Support Engineer
11 11 (7.48%) Technical Architect
11 11 (7.48%) Senior Technical Architect
11 11 (7.48%) IT Architect
11 11 (7.48%) Senior Architect
12 8 (5.44%) Administrator
13 7 (4.76%) Applications Support
13 7 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (37.41%) .NET
2 45 (30.61%) XML
3 32 (21.77%) HTML
4 31 (21.09%) CSS
5 26 (17.69%) jQuery
5 26 (17.69%) HTML5
6 24 (16.33%) CSS3
7 23 (15.65%) ASP.NET
8 22 (14.97%) Ajax
9 21 (14.29%) XSLT
10 18 (12.24%) XHTML
10 18 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 7 (4.76%) Web Services
12 5 (3.40%) Middleware
12 5 (3.40%) JSON
13 4 (2.72%) .NET Framework
13 4 (2.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 3 (2.04%) WPF
14 3 (2.04%) LINQ
15 2 (1.36%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.09%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (13.61%) Computer Science
3 19 (12.93%) PKI
3 19 (12.93%) Smartcard
3 19 (12.93%) Blackberry
3 19 (12.93%) Mathematics
4 12 (8.16%) Clustering
5 5 (3.40%) IVR
5 5 (3.40%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.04%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.04%) Life Science
7 2 (1.36%) VLE
8 1 (0.68%) W3C
8 1 (0.68%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.68%) FMCG
8 1 (0.68%) iPhone
8 1 (0.68%) iPad
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.68%) User Experience
8 1 (0.68%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 33 (22.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 27 (18.37%) Linux
3 25 (17.01%) Android
4 24 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (15.65%) Apple iOS
6 22 (14.97%) UNIX
7 20 (13.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (12.93%) BlackBerry OS
9 10 (6.80%) Windows 7
9 10 (6.80%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.36%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.36%) CentOS
10 2 (1.36%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.68%) Debian
11 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (17.01%) Software Engineering
2 23 (15.65%) Web Development
3 21 (14.29%) Project Management
4 20 (13.61%) MVC
4 20 (13.61%) Mentoring
5 19 (12.93%) Cyber Security
5 19 (12.93%) Logistics
5 19 (12.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (12.24%) ITIL
6 18 (12.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (9.52%) Change Management
8 12 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (7.48%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (7.48%) Quality Management
9 11 (7.48%) Risk Management
10 10 (6.80%) Incident Management
10 10 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (6.12%) Configuration Management
11 9 (6.12%) Problem Management
12 7 (4.76%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 53 (36.05%) C#
2 52 (35.37%) SQL
3 26 (17.69%) C++
4 23 (15.65%) Java
5 12 (8.16%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.44%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.08%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.72%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.04%) PHP
9 3 (2.04%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.36%) Python
10 2 (1.36%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.36%) Perl
11 1 (0.68%) Delphi
11 1 (0.68%) VBScript
11 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (13.61%) Degree
2 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.72%) MCSE
4 4 (2.72%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.36%) NVQ Level 3
5 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 2 (1.36%) MCSM
6 1 (0.68%) MCP
6 1 (0.68%) ISEB
6 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.36%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (22.45%) Active Directory
2 28 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.20%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.36%) vSphere
4 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.68%) GPFS
5 1 (0.68%) XenApp
5 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (8.16%) SCCM
2 10 (6.80%) SCOM
3 4 (2.72%) Windows Intune
4 2 (1.36%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.36%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.36%) DameWare
4 2 (1.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.68%) WSUS
5 1 (0.68%) Nagios
5 1 (0.68%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.68%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.68%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 53 (36.05%) Microsoft
2 33 (22.45%) Oracle
3 31 (21.09%) VMware
4 7 (4.76%) HP
4 7 (4.76%) Dell
5 6 (4.08%) Citrix
5 6 (4.08%) Altiris
5 6 (4.08%) Google
6 5 (3.40%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.40%) Cisco
7 4 (2.72%) SAP
8 3 (2.04%) NetApp
9 2 (1.36%) Apple
9 2 (1.36%) Adobe
10 1 (0.68%) Epicor
10 1 (0.68%) EMC
10 1 (0.68%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.68%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.68%) Facebook
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