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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 68 99 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 15.67% 17.10% 19.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.27% 81.15% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 55 85 61
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £29,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
88 122 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.28% 21.07% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 75 107 66
Average salary £32,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 69 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 62 (38.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (37.27%) SQL Server
5 54 (33.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (32.92%) VMware
7 45 (27.95%) Clustering
8 43 (26.71%) Hyper-V
9 42 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 40 (24.84%) Change Management
10 40 (24.84%) MS Excel
11 38 (23.60%) TCP/IP
11 38 (23.60%) IIS
12 37 (22.98%) .NET
12 37 (22.98%) Finance
13 36 (22.36%) SQL
14 32 (19.88%) Disaster Recovery
14 32 (19.88%) Incident Management
15 31 (19.25%) HP
15 31 (19.25%) MS Exchange
16 30 (18.63%) Dell
17 28 (17.39%) Linux
18 27 (16.77%) C#
19 25 (15.53%) XML
20 24 (14.91%) Problem Management
21 23 (14.29%) Cisco
22 22 (13.66%) Windows Server 2003
23 20 (12.42%) SAN
23 20 (12.42%) Firewall
23 20 (12.42%) PCI DSS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 38 (23.60%) IIS
2 31 (19.25%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.11%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.86%) JBoss
6 2 (1.24%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.62%) Lync
7 1 (0.62%) SAS
7 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.62%) Apache
7 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (24.84%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.07%) MS Office
3 6 (3.73%) MS Project
4 5 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.48%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.62%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Primavera
2 2 (1.24%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) SaaS
3 1 (0.62%) PaaS
3 1 (0.62%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.62%) Office 365
3 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (23.60%) TCP/IP
2 20 (12.42%) SAN
2 20 (12.42%) Firewall
3 14 (8.70%) DNS
4 12 (7.45%) VoIP
4 12 (7.45%) WAN
5 10 (6.21%) LAN
6 9 (5.59%) PBX
7 8 (4.97%) CTI
7 8 (4.97%) Wireless
8 6 (3.73%) NAS
8 6 (3.73%) Internet
9 5 (3.11%) VPN
10 3 (1.86%) LDAP
10 3 (1.86%) HTTP
10 3 (1.86%) DHCP
11 2 (1.24%) OSPF
11 2 (1.24%) BGP
11 2 (1.24%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (1.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (37.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.62%) MySQL
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Visual Studio
1 5 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.48%) HP UFT
3 3 (1.86%) Subversion
3 3 (1.86%) TestPartner
3 3 (1.86%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.62%) JUnit
5 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.62%) Selenium
5 1 (0.62%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.62%) Xcode
5 1 (0.62%) NUnit
5 1 (0.62%) MSTest
5 1 (0.62%) Moq
5 1 (0.62%) Hudson
5 1 (0.62%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.62%) Redmine
5 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.62%) Ranorex
General
1 37 (22.98%) Finance
2 7 (4.35%) Retail
2 7 (4.35%) Marketing
3 5 (3.11%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.48%) Publishing
5 3 (1.86%) French Language
5 3 (1.86%) German Language
5 3 (1.86%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.86%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.62%) Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Back Office
6 1 (0.62%) Billing
Job Titles
1 33 (20.50%) Systems Engineer
2 32 (19.88%) Analyst
3 29 (18.01%) Developer
4 18 (11.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 14 (8.70%) Network Engineer
6 13 (8.07%) Support Engineer
7 12 (7.45%) Web Developer
8 11 (6.83%) Service Analyst
8 11 (6.83%) Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (6.83%) Security Engineer
9 10 (6.21%) .NET Developer
9 10 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.59%) Support Analyst
11 8 (4.97%) Test Analyst
11 8 (4.97%) VoIP Engineer
12 7 (4.35%) Senior VoIP Engineer
12 7 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
12 7 (4.35%) Software Developer
12 7 (4.35%) Programme Manager
12 7 (4.35%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.98%) .NET
2 25 (15.53%) XML
3 19 (11.80%) HTML
3 19 (11.80%) CSS
4 18 (11.18%) ASP.NET
5 17 (10.56%) jQuery
6 15 (9.32%) Web Services
7 10 (6.21%) CSS3
8 8 (4.97%) SOAP
9 7 (4.35%) HTML5
10 5 (3.11%) JSON
10 5 (3.11%) WinForms
10 5 (3.11%) Ajax
10 5 (3.11%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.48%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.86%) REST
12 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 3 (1.86%) Entity Framework
12 3 (1.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (27.95%) Clustering
2 7 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.73%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.73%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.11%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.11%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.11%) PMI
5 3 (1.86%) Smartcard
5 3 (1.86%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.86%) PKI
5 3 (1.86%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.24%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.24%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.24%) EPoS
6 2 (1.24%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.24%) VLE
7 1 (0.62%) iPhone
7 1 (0.62%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.62%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 62 (38.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 54 (33.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (17.39%) Linux
4 22 (13.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (10.56%) Windows 7
6 10 (6.21%) Windows XP
7 9 (5.59%) Android
7 9 (5.59%) Windows 8
8 8 (4.97%) UNIX
9 5 (3.11%) Solaris
9 5 (3.11%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.48%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (2.48%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.86%) BlackBerry OS
11 3 (1.86%) AIX
12 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.84%) Change Management
2 32 (19.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 32 (19.88%) Incident Management
3 24 (14.91%) Problem Management
4 16 (9.94%) MVC
4 16 (9.94%) Data Protection
5 13 (8.07%) Web Development
6 12 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (6.83%) ITIL
8 9 (5.59%) Mentoring
9 8 (4.97%) Project Management
10 7 (4.35%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.35%) System Testing
11 6 (3.73%) Programme Management
12 5 (3.11%) Logistics
12 5 (3.11%) Automated Testing
12 5 (3.11%) Software Engineering
12 5 (3.11%) CRM
12 5 (3.11%) Android Development
13 4 (2.48%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (22.36%) SQL
2 27 (16.77%) C#
3 16 (9.94%) JavaScript
4 15 (9.32%) PowerShell
5 10 (6.21%) Java
6 9 (5.59%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.48%) C++
8 3 (1.86%) C
9 2 (1.24%) VB
10 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.62%) VB6
10 1 (0.62%) Ruby
10 1 (0.62%) Delphi
10 1 (0.62%) PHP
10 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (10.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (8.70%) MCP
3 11 (6.83%) MCSE
4 7 (4.35%) PMP
4 7 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 7 (4.35%) Degree
5 5 (3.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.48%) A+ Certification
6 4 (2.48%) ISEB
6 4 (2.48%) MCTS
7 3 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.86%) CCNP
7 3 (1.86%) CCNA
8 2 (1.24%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.24%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.62%) MCDST
9 1 (0.62%) MCITP
9 1 (0.62%) CCDP
9 1 (0.62%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.42%) PCI DSS
2 17 (10.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (8.07%) SLA
4 5 (3.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (3.11%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 69 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 43 (26.71%) Hyper-V
3 42 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.73%) XenApp
5 4 (2.48%) Firmware
5 4 (2.48%) vSphere
6 3 (1.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.24%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (11.18%) SCCM
2 14 (8.70%) SCOM
3 2 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.62%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.62%) Control-M
4 1 (0.62%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.62%) DameWare
4 1 (0.62%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 84 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 53 (32.92%) VMware
3 31 (19.25%) HP
4 30 (18.63%) Dell
5 23 (14.29%) Cisco
6 17 (10.56%) Citrix
7 14 (8.70%) IBM
7 14 (8.70%) Altiris
8 10 (6.21%) Oracle
9 9 (5.59%) EMC
10 5 (3.11%) Remedy
10 5 (3.11%) Planview
11 4 (2.48%) NetApp
12 3 (1.86%) SAP
13 2 (1.24%) i2
13 2 (1.24%) IronPort
13 2 (1.24%) Veeam
14 1 (0.62%) Rackspace
14 1 (0.62%) Dell Compellent
14 1 (0.62%) Sitecore
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester
Erin Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago