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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 74 83 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 15.51% 22.25% 21.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.22% 81.37% 71.33%
Number of salaries quoted 59 80 86
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -11.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
90 102 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.87% 27.35% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 72 97 115
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £26,350
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
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 21 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 21 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 89 (52.05%) SQL Server
2 66 (38.60%) C#
2 66 (38.60%) Microsoft
3 63 (36.84%) .NET
4 43 (25.15%) Finance
5 42 (24.56%) Oracle
6 39 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (21.64%) Linux
8 36 (21.05%) C++
9 35 (20.47%) XML
9 35 (20.47%) Active Directory
9 35 (20.47%) Software Engineering
10 30 (17.54%) Android
11 29 (16.96%) Java
11 29 (16.96%) Visual Studio
11 29 (16.96%) ASP.NET
11 29 (16.96%) Web Development
12 28 (16.37%) HTML
12 28 (16.37%) SQL
12 28 (16.37%) MS Exchange
13 27 (15.79%) VMware
14 26 (15.20%) CSS
14 26 (15.20%) MS Excel
15 25 (14.62%) Computer Science
15 25 (14.62%) Apple iOS
16 24 (14.04%) LDAP
16 24 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
16 24 (14.04%) Smartcard
16 24 (14.04%) Blackberry
16 24 (14.04%) PKI

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 28 (16.37%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.19%) IIS
3 12 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (4.09%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.34%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.34%) Lync
7 4 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.75%) CMS
9 2 (1.17%) Apache
9 2 (1.17%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.58%) Site Server
10 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.58%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.58%) WordPress
10 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (15.20%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.02%) MS Office
3 4 (2.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) Simulink
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.58%) GIMP
4 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (2.34%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (2.34%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (2.34%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.17%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.58%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.92%) PaaS
1 5 (2.92%) Office 365
1 5 (2.92%) IaaS
2 2 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.04%) LDAP
2 19 (11.11%) SAN
3 17 (9.94%) TCP/IP
4 16 (9.36%) WAN
5 15 (8.77%) DNS
6 13 (7.60%) LAN
7 7 (4.09%) NetScaler
8 6 (3.51%) DHCP
8 6 (3.51%) Internet
9 5 (2.92%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (2.34%) Wireless
11 3 (1.75%) Firewall
11 3 (1.75%) FTP
12 2 (1.17%) VPN
12 2 (1.17%) UMTS
12 2 (1.17%) GSM
12 2 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.17%) LTE
13 1 (0.58%) NAS
13 1 (0.58%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (52.05%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (6.43%) MySQL
3 11 (6.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (5.85%) Oracle Database
5 9 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 9 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.75%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.58%) OLTP
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (16.96%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.26%) JIRA
3 7 (4.09%) NUnit
4 6 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (1.75%) TestPartner
7 2 (1.17%) Toad
7 2 (1.17%) Selenium
8 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.58%) Subversion
8 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.58%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.58%) Hudson
8 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
General
1 43 (25.15%) Finance
2 13 (7.60%) Aerospace
3 8 (4.68%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.92%) Electronics
4 5 (2.92%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.75%) Banking
5 3 (1.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (33.92%) Developer
2 30 (17.54%) Software Developer
3 26 (15.20%) Analyst
4 25 (14.62%) C++ Developer
5 24 (14.04%) C++ Software Developer
6 16 (9.36%) Support Engineer
6 16 (9.36%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (7.60%) Web Developer
8 11 (6.43%) Administrator
9 9 (5.26%) C# Developer
9 9 (5.26%) .NET Developer
9 9 (5.26%) DBA
9 9 (5.26%) Systems Support
9 9 (5.26%) Systems Support Engineer
9 9 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (4.68%) Software Engineer
11 7 (4.09%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.09%) Development Manager
11 7 (4.09%) Consultant
11 7 (4.09%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (36.84%) .NET
2 35 (20.47%) XML
3 29 (16.96%) ASP.NET
4 28 (16.37%) HTML
5 26 (15.20%) CSS
6 22 (12.87%) jQuery
7 18 (10.53%) Ajax
8 16 (9.36%) WinForms
9 13 (7.60%) LINQ
10 12 (7.02%) HTML5
11 11 (6.43%) CSS3
12 7 (4.09%) MFC
13 6 (3.51%) Web Services
14 5 (2.92%) XSLT
15 4 (2.34%) Middleware
15 4 (2.34%) XHTML
15 4 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC 2
16 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
16 2 (1.17%) WCF
16 2 (1.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.62%) Computer Science
2 24 (14.04%) PKI
2 24 (14.04%) Mathematics
2 24 (14.04%) Smartcard
2 24 (14.04%) Blackberry
3 15 (8.77%) Clustering
4 8 (4.68%) iPhone
5 7 (4.09%) Mainframe
5 7 (4.09%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.34%) Firmware
6 4 (2.34%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.34%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.58%) Open Source
7 1 (0.58%) PMI
7 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (22.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 37 (21.64%) Linux
3 30 (17.54%) Android
4 25 (14.62%) Apple iOS
5 24 (14.04%) BlackBerry OS
5 24 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (10.53%) UNIX
7 17 (9.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (7.02%) Windows XP
8 12 (7.02%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.51%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.92%) HPUX
11 4 (2.34%) AIX
11 4 (2.34%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.34%) CentOS
12 3 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.17%) Solaris
14 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.47%) Software Engineering
2 29 (16.96%) Web Development
3 24 (14.04%) Cyber Security
4 20 (11.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (9.36%) ITIL
6 13 (7.60%) CRM
7 11 (6.43%) Configuration Management
7 11 (6.43%) Project Management
7 11 (6.43%) Incident Management
8 10 (5.85%) Change Management
8 10 (5.85%) Scrum
9 9 (5.26%) OO
10 8 (4.68%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (4.09%) Automated Testing
11 7 (4.09%) Problem Management
11 7 (4.09%) Data Protection
11 7 (4.09%) MVC
12 6 (3.51%) Logistics
12 6 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (3.51%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 66 (38.60%) C#
2 36 (21.05%) C++
3 29 (16.96%) Java
4 28 (16.37%) SQL
5 21 (12.28%) VB.NET
6 20 (11.70%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.09%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.09%) VBScript
8 6 (3.51%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.34%) PHP
9 4 (2.34%) Python
10 3 (1.75%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.17%) C
12 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.58%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.58%) VB
12 1 (0.58%) Perl
12 1 (0.58%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 21 (12.28%) Degree
2 20 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (5.26%) MCSE
4 5 (2.92%) ISEB
4 5 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 4 (2.34%) MCSM
6 3 (1.75%) MCITP
6 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.75%) VCAP
7 2 (1.17%) CCEE
7 2 (1.17%) MCTS
7 2 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.17%) MCSA
7 2 (1.17%) CCNA
7 2 (1.17%) MCSD
7 2 (1.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.75%) SLA
2 2 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.17%) COBIT
2 2 (1.17%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (20.47%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.60%) Hyper-V
3 13 (7.60%) XenApp
4 12 (7.02%) vSphere
5 7 (4.09%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.17%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.58%) XenServer
8 1 (0.58%) QEMU
8 1 (0.58%) KVM
8 1 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (4.68%) SCCM
1 8 (4.68%) SCOM
2 3 (1.75%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.58%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.58%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 66 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 42 (24.56%) Oracle
3 27 (15.79%) VMware
4 20 (11.70%) HP
5 13 (7.60%) Cisco
5 13 (7.60%) Citrix
6 7 (4.09%) Dell
6 7 (4.09%) Perforce
7 5 (2.92%) Altiris
7 5 (2.92%) IBM
7 5 (2.92%) SAP
7 5 (2.92%) NetApp
7 5 (2.92%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.92%) Apple
8 3 (1.75%) EMC
9 2 (1.17%) JBoss
9 2 (1.17%) Avaya
9 2 (1.17%) Hitachi
9 2 (1.17%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.17%) Northgate
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