The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 49 84 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 15.26% 19.22% 17.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.00% 83.17% 79.20%
Number of salaries quoted 27 67 93
Median salary £36,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
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
70 101 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 21.81% 23.11% 21.89%
Number of salaries quoted 48 84 118
Median salary £37,500 £33,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -14.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £19,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for Windows.

1 64 (59.81%) Microsoft
2 58 (54.21%) Active Directory
3 48 (44.86%) MS Excel
3 48 (44.86%) MS Office
4 40 (37.38%) Windows Server
5 35 (32.71%) Citrix
6 31 (28.97%) SQL
7 28 (26.17%) Linux
8 27 (25.23%) MS Exchange
8 27 (25.23%) VMware
9 24 (22.43%) SQL Server
10 23 (21.50%) Degree
11 20 (18.69%) Oracle
12 19 (17.76%) Unix
13 18 (16.82%) Banking
13 18 (16.82%) International Banking
14 17 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (15.89%) Red Hat
15 16 (14.95%) SLA
15 16 (14.95%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (14.95%) MS PowerPoint
15 16 (14.95%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (14.02%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (14.02%) Windows 7
16 15 (14.02%) Cisco
17 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
17 14 (13.08%) Windows 8
18 13 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2010
18 13 (12.15%) High Availability

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (25.23%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (11.21%) IIS
3 12 (11.21%) Skype for Business
4 11 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (5.61%) Apache
6 5 (4.67%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.80%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (44.86%) MS Excel
1 48 (44.86%) MS Office
2 16 (14.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MetaTrader
2 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.61%) IBM PureFlex
3 2 (1.87%) Office 365
3 2 (1.87%) SaaS
3 2 (1.87%) Yammer
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.15%) Firewall
2 11 (10.28%) VPN
3 10 (9.35%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.54%) SAN
5 6 (5.61%) DNS
5 6 (5.61%) LAN
6 5 (4.67%) Wireless
7 4 (3.74%) HTTP
7 4 (3.74%) SMTP
7 4 (3.74%) SSL
7 4 (3.74%) WAN
8 2 (1.87%) DHCP
8 2 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.93%) FTP
9 1 (0.93%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) MySQL
3 4 (3.74%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (3.74%) BusinessObjects XI
3 4 (3.74%) SAP BI
3 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.87%) Big Data
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.93%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.74%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.74%) Subversion
3 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.87%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (16.82%) Banking
1 18 (16.82%) International Banking
2 11 (10.28%) Finance
3 8 (7.48%) Legal
3 8 (7.48%) Retail
4 5 (4.67%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.80%) French Language
5 3 (2.80%) German Language
5 3 (2.80%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (42.99%) Analyst
2 25 (23.36%) Service Analyst
3 21 (19.63%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (11.21%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.41%) Developer
5 9 (8.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (8.41%) Senior Support Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (6.54%) IT Support
8 6 (5.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Architect
8 6 (5.61%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Junior Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Storage Architect
10 4 (3.74%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.41%) .NET
2 6 (5.61%) .NET Framework
3 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.74%) SAP XI
5 3 (2.80%) REST
5 3 (2.80%) SOAP
5 3 (2.80%) Web Services
5 3 (2.80%) WPF
6 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (1.87%) COM
6 2 (1.87%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.87%) J2EE
6 2 (1.87%) J2ME
6 2 (1.87%) Java EE
6 2 (1.87%) Java SE
6 2 (1.87%) XML
7 1 (0.93%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.93%) CSS
7 1 (0.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.15%) Blackberry
3 10 (9.35%) Driving Licence
4 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.61%) IVR
6 5 (4.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.74%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.80%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.80%) Smartphone
8 3 (2.80%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.93%) Clustering
9 1 (0.93%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.93%) Statistics
9 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (37.38%) Windows Server
2 28 (26.17%) Linux
3 19 (17.76%) Unix
4 16 (14.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (14.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (14.02%) Windows 7
6 14 (13.08%) Windows 8
7 13 (12.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (12.15%) Windows XP
8 12 (11.21%) Apple iOS
9 6 (5.61%) AIX
10 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (3.74%) Debian
12 3 (2.80%) Windows 10
12 3 (2.80%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.02%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (12.15%) High Availability
2 13 (12.15%) ITIL
3 12 (11.21%) Logistics
3 12 (11.21%) Migration
3 12 (11.21%) Service Delivery
4 11 (10.28%) Configuration Management
4 11 (10.28%) Software Testing
5 10 (9.35%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (8.41%) Functional Testing
6 9 (8.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.54%) Change Management
9 6 (5.61%) Analytics
9 6 (5.61%) Incident Management
9 6 (5.61%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (5.61%) Load Balancing
9 6 (5.61%) Performance Testing
9 6 (5.61%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.61%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.97%) SQL
2 8 (7.48%) C#
3 6 (5.61%) Java
4 4 (3.74%) C++
4 4 (3.74%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.80%) Delphi
5 3 (2.80%) Pascal
5 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.80%) VBScript
6 2 (1.87%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.87%) PHP
7 1 (0.93%) C
7 1 (0.93%) VB
7 1 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (21.50%) Degree
2 9 (8.41%) ISEB
2 9 (8.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.74%) MCSA
5 3 (2.80%) MCAD
6 2 (1.87%) MCSE
6 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.87%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.95%) SLA
2 4 (3.74%) QA
System Software
1 58 (54.21%) Active Directory
2 17 (15.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (11.21%) XenApp
4 8 (7.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (7.48%) vSphere
5 5 (4.67%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.80%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) AirWatch
1 2 (1.87%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.87%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 64 (59.81%) Microsoft
2 35 (32.71%) Citrix
3 27 (25.23%) VMware
4 20 (18.69%) Oracle
5 17 (15.89%) Red Hat
6 15 (14.02%) Cisco
7 13 (12.15%) NetApp
8 10 (9.35%) IBM
9 8 (7.48%) SolarWinds
10 7 (6.54%) SAP
11 6 (5.61%) F5
11 6 (5.61%) Fortinet
11 6 (5.61%) HP
11 6 (5.61%) MobileIron
12 4 (3.74%) Symantec
13 3 (2.80%) Lotus
14 2 (1.87%) Apple
14 2 (1.87%) Forcepoint
14 2 (1.87%) Google
14 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
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