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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 76 128 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.21% 22.98% 21.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.00% 70.33% 75.79%
Number of salaries quoted 68 119 70
Average salary £40,500 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.57% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £41,550
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
100 182 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 26.60% 32.68% 28.19%
Number of salaries quoted 92 165 92
Average salary £41,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £30,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,600 £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 23 January 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 84 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 58 (37.18%) SQL
3 57 (36.54%) Microsoft
4 53 (33.97%) .NET
5 50 (32.05%) Active Directory
6 44 (28.21%) C#
7 43 (27.56%) XML
7 43 (27.56%) VMware
7 43 (27.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (26.92%) Finance
9 38 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 33 (21.15%) Oracle
11 32 (20.51%) MS Exchange
11 32 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (19.23%) Hyper-V
13 29 (18.59%) Disaster Recovery
14 28 (17.95%) MS Excel
14 28 (17.95%) HTML
14 28 (17.95%) Linux
14 28 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
15 27 (17.31%) CSS
16 26 (16.67%) Clustering
17 24 (15.38%) jQuery
17 24 (15.38%) IIS
17 24 (15.38%) Android
18 23 (14.74%) Apple iOS
19 22 (14.10%) UNIX
19 22 (14.10%) Java
19 22 (14.10%) C++
19 22 (14.10%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 24 (15.38%) IIS
3 7 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.28%) Lync
6 2 (1.28%) NetWeaver
6 2 (1.28%) Apache
6 2 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.64%) CMS
7 1 (0.64%) JBoss
7 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 28 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.77%) MS Office
3 1 (0.64%) Maya
3 1 (0.64%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.64%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.64%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.41%) Office 365
2 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.64%) IaaS
3 1 (0.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.10%) TCP/IP
2 18 (11.54%) LDAP
3 13 (8.33%) DNS
4 11 (7.05%) Firewall
5 9 (5.77%) VPN
5 9 (5.77%) PBX
6 8 (5.13%) WAN
6 8 (5.13%) SAN
7 6 (3.85%) Internet
8 5 (3.21%) LAN
8 5 (3.21%) VoIP
9 4 (2.56%) NAS
9 4 (2.56%) DHCP
10 3 (1.92%) Wireless
11 2 (1.28%) CTI
11 2 (1.28%) VLAN
11 2 (1.28%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.64%) SSH
12 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.64%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.28%) MySQL
5 2 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.64%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (6.41%) Subversion
2 3 (1.92%) MSTest
2 3 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (1.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (1.28%) Xcode
4 1 (0.64%) TestPartner
4 1 (0.64%) NUnit
4 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.64%) JUnit
4 1 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.64%) Redmine
4 1 (0.64%) Hudson
General
1 42 (26.92%) Finance
2 7 (4.49%) Back Office
3 4 (2.56%) Aerospace
3 4 (2.56%) Banking
3 4 (2.56%) Retail
4 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.28%) Publishing
6 1 (0.64%) Billing
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (30.13%) Developer
2 27 (17.31%) Systems Engineer
3 22 (14.10%) .NET Developer
4 20 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
4 20 (12.82%) Software Developer
4 20 (12.82%) C# Developer
5 18 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 18 (11.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 18 (11.54%) C++ Developer
5 18 (11.54%) C++ Software Developer
6 17 (10.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (10.26%) Architect
7 16 (10.26%) Analyst
8 11 (7.05%) Senior Architect
8 11 (7.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (7.05%) Senior Technical Architect
8 11 (7.05%) IT Architect
8 11 (7.05%) Technical Architect
8 11 (7.05%) Network Engineer
9 8 (5.13%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (33.97%) .NET
2 43 (27.56%) XML
3 28 (17.95%) HTML
4 27 (17.31%) CSS
5 24 (15.38%) jQuery
6 22 (14.10%) Ajax
7 21 (13.46%) XSLT
7 21 (13.46%) HTML5
8 20 (12.82%) CSS3
9 19 (12.18%) ASP.NET
10 18 (11.54%) XHTML
10 18 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 6 (3.85%) JSON
12 5 (3.21%) Web Services
13 4 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (2.56%) Middleware
13 4 (2.56%) .NET Framework
14 3 (1.92%) LINQ
14 3 (1.92%) WPF
14 3 (1.92%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (16.67%) Clustering
3 18 (11.54%) Smartcard
3 18 (11.54%) Blackberry
3 18 (11.54%) PKI
3 18 (11.54%) Mathematics
3 18 (11.54%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.21%) IVR
5 3 (1.92%) Life Science
5 3 (1.92%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.28%) iPhone
6 2 (1.28%) iPad
6 2 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.28%) VLE
7 1 (0.64%) Animation
7 1 (0.64%) W3C
7 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.64%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 43 (27.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 32 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (17.95%) Linux
4 24 (15.38%) Android
5 23 (14.74%) Apple iOS
6 22 (14.10%) UNIX
7 18 (11.54%) BlackBerry OS
8 17 (10.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (5.77%) Windows 7
10 8 (5.13%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.28%) CentOS
11 2 (1.28%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.64%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.64%) Debian
12 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.59%) Disaster Recovery
2 22 (14.10%) Software Engineering
3 20 (12.82%) Mentoring
3 20 (12.82%) Project Management
4 19 (12.18%) MVC
4 19 (12.18%) Incident Management
4 19 (12.18%) Web Development
5 18 (11.54%) Logistics
5 18 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 18 (11.54%) Cyber Security
6 17 (10.90%) Change Management
7 15 (9.62%) Problem Management
8 14 (8.97%) ITIL
9 12 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (7.69%) Data Protection
10 11 (7.05%) Enterprise Architecture
10 11 (7.05%) Quality Management
10 11 (7.05%) Risk Management
11 8 (5.13%) Configuration Management
11 8 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (37.18%) SQL
2 44 (28.21%) C#
3 22 (14.10%) Java
3 22 (14.10%) C++
4 14 (8.97%) PowerShell
5 9 (5.77%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.56%) Objective-C
8 3 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.92%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.28%) Perl
9 2 (1.28%) PHP
9 2 (1.28%) Python
10 1 (0.64%) VBScript
10 1 (0.64%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (9.62%) Degree
2 7 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.56%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.28%) NVQ Level 3
6 2 (1.28%) MCSE
7 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.64%) MCITP
7 1 (0.64%) MCTS
7 1 (0.64%) ISEB
7 1 (0.64%) MCSM
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (3.21%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.28%) SLA
3 2 (1.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 50 (32.05%) Active Directory
2 38 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (19.23%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.56%) Firmware
5 2 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.28%) XenApp
6 1 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.64%) GPFS
6 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (11.54%) SCCM
2 17 (10.90%) SCOM
3 4 (2.56%) Windows Intune
4 3 (1.92%) SCDPM
4 3 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (1.92%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.28%) DameWare
6 1 (0.64%) WSUS
6 1 (0.64%) Nagios
6 1 (0.64%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.64%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.64%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 57 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 43 (27.56%) VMware
3 33 (21.15%) Oracle
4 14 (8.97%) HP
4 14 (8.97%) Dell
5 12 (7.69%) Altiris
6 10 (6.41%) Citrix
7 9 (5.77%) Cisco
8 6 (3.85%) Google
9 5 (3.21%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.92%) Apple
11 2 (1.28%) NetApp
11 2 (1.28%) Adobe
11 2 (1.28%) SAP
12 1 (0.64%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.64%) IBM
12 1 (0.64%) Lotus
12 1 (0.64%) Epicor
12 1 (0.64%) Avaya
12 1 (0.64%) Autodesk
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