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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 65 78 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 16.37% 19.85% 20.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.36% 78.79% 69.94%
Number of salaries quoted 50 72 106
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
101 99 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 25.44% 25.19% 29.74%
Number of salaries quoted 83 93 151
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £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 9 February 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 75 (53.96%) Microsoft
2 61 (43.88%) Windows Server
3 54 (38.85%) Active Directory
4 50 (35.97%) SQL Server
5 49 (35.25%) MS Excel
6 43 (30.94%) MS Exchange
7 38 (27.34%) SQL
8 33 (23.74%) Oracle
8 33 (23.74%) Linux
9 32 (23.02%) Analytical Skills
10 30 (21.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (21.58%) .NET
10 30 (21.58%) MS Office
11 28 (20.14%) Windows 7
11 28 (20.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 27 (19.42%) TCP/IP
12 27 (19.42%) VMware
13 26 (18.71%) Retail
14 24 (17.27%) IIS
15 23 (16.55%) Unix
16 20 (14.39%) LAN
16 20 (14.39%) WAN
16 20 (14.39%) C#
16 20 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (14.39%) Finance
17 19 (13.67%) Cisco
18 18 (12.95%) Windows 8
18 18 (12.95%) Team Foundation Server
19 17 (12.23%) Microsoft Certification
19 17 (12.23%) Red Hat

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 43 (30.94%) MS Exchange
2 24 (17.27%) IIS
3 15 (10.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (10.07%) Skype for Business
5 11 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (5.04%) Apache
6 7 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (5.04%) SharePoint
7 6 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.88%) SAS
8 4 (2.88%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 49 (35.25%) MS Excel
2 30 (21.58%) MS Office
3 12 (8.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.88%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.91%) Office 365
2 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.32%) IBM PureFlex
4 5 (3.60%) Yammer
5 2 (1.44%) SaaS
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (19.42%) TCP/IP
2 20 (14.39%) LAN
2 20 (14.39%) WAN
3 17 (12.23%) Firewall
4 16 (11.51%) SAN
5 5 (3.60%) DNS
5 5 (3.60%) VPN
6 3 (2.16%) DHCP
6 3 (2.16%) HTTP
6 3 (2.16%) Network Security
6 3 (2.16%) SMTP
6 3 (2.16%) SSL
6 3 (2.16%) Wireless
7 2 (1.44%) Modbus
7 2 (1.44%) NAS
8 1 (0.72%) Internet
8 1 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (35.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.47%) MySQL
4 7 (5.04%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.32%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (3.60%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.72%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.72%) MS Access
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (12.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (10.79%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.88%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.16%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (2.16%) Subversion
5 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.72%) JIRA
5 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (18.71%) Retail
2 20 (14.39%) Finance
3 8 (5.76%) Marketing
4 5 (3.60%) Legal
5 3 (2.16%) French Language
5 3 (2.16%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.16%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.44%) Publishing
7 1 (0.72%) Advertising
7 1 (0.72%) Automotive
7 1 (0.72%) Banking
7 1 (0.72%) German Language
7 1 (0.72%) International Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (23.74%) Analyst
2 32 (23.02%) Developer
3 14 (10.07%) IT Analyst
3 14 (10.07%) Support Analyst
4 13 (9.35%) IT Support
5 12 (8.63%) Architect
6 10 (7.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.47%) .NET Developer
7 9 (6.47%) Service Analyst
7 9 (6.47%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (6.47%) Support Engineer
7 9 (6.47%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) Applications Developer
8 8 (5.76%) C# Developer
8 8 (5.76%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (5.04%) Consultant
9 7 (5.04%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (4.32%) Administrator
10 6 (4.32%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.60%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.58%) .NET
2 14 (10.07%) ASP.NET
3 11 (7.91%) CSS
4 10 (7.19%) .NET Framework
4 10 (7.19%) HTML
5 8 (5.76%) jQuery
6 7 (5.04%) XML
7 5 (3.60%) Web Services
8 4 (2.88%) Ajax
8 4 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.88%) COM
8 4 (2.88%) J2EE
8 4 (2.88%) J2ME
8 4 (2.88%) Java EE
8 4 (2.88%) Java SE
8 4 (2.88%) JSON
8 4 (2.88%) WCF
8 4 (2.88%) WinForms
8 4 (2.88%) XHTML
8 4 (2.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.02%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.47%) EPoS
3 8 (5.76%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.04%) Blackberry
5 6 (4.32%) Clustering
5 6 (4.32%) IVR
6 4 (2.88%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.88%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.16%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.16%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.72%) Statistics
8 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (43.88%) Windows Server
2 33 (23.74%) Linux
3 30 (21.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (20.14%) Windows 7
4 28 (20.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (16.55%) Unix
6 18 (12.95%) Windows 8
7 10 (7.19%) Windows XP
8 9 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (5.76%) Apple iOS
9 8 (5.76%) Windows CE
9 8 (5.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (5.04%) CentOS
11 5 (3.60%) Windows 10
12 3 (2.16%) Debian
12 3 (2.16%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (10.07%) Incident Management
2 14 (10.07%) MVC
3 13 (9.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (9.35%) Scrum
4 12 (8.63%) High Availability
5 11 (7.91%) Configuration Management
5 11 (7.91%) Logistics
5 11 (7.91%) Software Testing
6 10 (7.19%) ITIL
6 10 (7.19%) Software Engineering
7 9 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (6.47%) CRM
7 9 (6.47%) Problem Management
7 9 (6.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (5.76%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (5.76%) Project Management
8 8 (5.76%) SDLC
8 8 (5.76%) SOA
9 7 (5.04%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.34%) SQL
2 20 (14.39%) C#
3 12 (8.63%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.76%) XAML
5 7 (5.04%) Java
6 5 (3.60%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.88%) Delphi
8 3 (2.16%) C++
8 3 (2.16%) Pascal
8 3 (2.16%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.44%) PHP
9 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (12.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (7.91%) MCSE
3 8 (5.76%) Degree
3 8 (5.76%) MCSA
4 7 (5.04%) ISEB
4 7 (5.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.32%) MCP
6 4 (2.88%) Sun Certification
7 3 (2.16%) MCAD
7 3 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.44%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.44%) HND
8 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.44%) MCTS
8 2 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.44%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.72%) APMP
9 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.72%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.32%) QA
2 5 (3.60%) SLA
3 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (38.85%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.47%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.47%) vSphere
4 3 (2.16%) XenApp
5 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.72%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.60%) SCCM
2 4 (2.88%) SCOM
3 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.44%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.44%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.44%) Puppet
5 1 (0.72%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.72%) DameWare
5 1 (0.72%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (0.72%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (53.96%) Microsoft
2 33 (23.74%) Oracle
3 27 (19.42%) VMware
4 19 (13.67%) Cisco
5 17 (12.23%) Red Hat
6 16 (11.51%) NetApp
7 14 (10.07%) Citrix
8 10 (7.19%) HP
8 10 (7.19%) IBM
9 9 (6.47%) SAP
10 6 (4.32%) F5
10 6 (4.32%) Fortinet
10 6 (4.32%) MobileIron
11 5 (3.60%) Dell
12 4 (2.88%) Infor
12 4 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (2.88%) Symantec
13 3 (2.16%) Altiris
13 3 (2.16%) EMC
13 3 (2.16%) Veeam
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