The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 92 76 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 15.73% 16.93% 18.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.41% 87.36% 71.91%
Number of salaries quoted 91 69 53
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
122 87 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.85% 19.38% 26.02%
Number of salaries quoted 120 80 76
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
Leicestershire

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 18 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 127 (56.95%) SQL Server
2 112 (50.22%) Microsoft
3 89 (39.91%) .NET
4 85 (38.12%) C#
5 82 (36.77%) Active Directory
6 80 (35.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 69 (30.94%) TCP/IP
8 57 (25.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 56 (25.11%) VMware
10 50 (22.42%) MS Excel
11 48 (21.52%) Software Engineering
12 47 (21.08%) MS Exchange
12 47 (21.08%) Linux
12 47 (21.08%) Citrix
13 45 (20.18%) DNS
13 45 (20.18%) Clustering
13 45 (20.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 44 (19.73%) SQL
15 43 (19.28%) Computer Science
15 43 (19.28%) vSphere
16 42 (18.83%) Android
17 41 (18.39%) Oracle
18 40 (17.94%) SCOM
18 40 (17.94%) Apple iOS
19 39 (17.49%) XML
20 37 (16.59%) SAN
20 37 (16.59%) Java
20 37 (16.59%) PowerShell
21 36 (16.14%) IIS
21 36 (16.14%) ASP.NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 47 (21.08%) MS Exchange
2 36 (16.14%) IIS
3 35 (15.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (8.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (4.04%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.14%) Lync
8 5 (2.24%) CMS
9 4 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.45%) Site Server
Applications
1 50 (22.42%) MS Excel
2 24 (10.76%) MS Office
3 8 (3.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.45%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.79%) IaaS
1 4 (1.79%) PaaS
2 3 (1.35%) Office 365
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 69 (30.94%) TCP/IP
2 45 (20.18%) DNS
3 37 (16.59%) SAN
4 31 (13.90%) LDAP
5 29 (13.00%) NetScaler
6 22 (9.87%) Internet
7 20 (8.97%) WAN
8 19 (8.52%) Firewall
9 15 (6.73%) LAN
10 14 (6.28%) Wireless
11 10 (4.48%) PBX
11 10 (4.48%) VoIP
12 9 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (3.59%) VPN
14 5 (2.24%) Modbus
15 4 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (1.79%) DHCP
15 4 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
16 3 (1.35%) Intranet
17 2 (0.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (56.95%) SQL Server
2 31 (13.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (13.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (10.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (5.38%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.69%) MySQL
7 4 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.45%) OLTP
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (12.56%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.59%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (3.14%) TestPartner
4 6 (2.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.35%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.35%) Xcode
7 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 33 (14.80%) Finance
2 8 (3.59%) Retail
3 6 (2.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.35%) Billing
5 2 (0.90%) Marketing
5 2 (0.90%) Automotive
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (34.98%) Developer
2 46 (20.63%) Software Developer
3 38 (17.04%) Systems Engineer
4 31 (13.90%) C++ Developer
4 31 (13.90%) C++ Software Developer
5 16 (7.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 14 (6.28%) Support Engineer
7 13 (5.83%) Web Developer
8 12 (5.38%) .NET Developer
9 11 (4.93%) IT Support
10 9 (4.04%) Voice Engineer
10 9 (4.04%) Development Manager
10 9 (4.04%) Test Engineer
10 9 (4.04%) Security Engineer
11 8 (3.59%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.14%) Analyst
12 7 (3.14%) IT Manager
12 7 (3.14%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
12 7 (3.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (39.91%) .NET
2 39 (17.49%) XML
3 36 (16.14%) ASP.NET
4 27 (12.11%) WinForms
5 20 (8.97%) jQuery
5 20 (8.97%) HTML
5 20 (8.97%) CSS
6 15 (6.73%) .NET Framework
7 14 (6.28%) Ajax
7 14 (6.28%) Web Services
7 14 (6.28%) LINQ
8 11 (4.93%) WPF
8 11 (4.93%) RESTful
9 8 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 7 (3.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (3.14%) SOAP
11 6 (2.69%) JSON
11 6 (2.69%) Classic ASP
11 6 (2.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.18%) Clustering
2 43 (19.28%) Computer Science
3 36 (16.14%) Blackberry
4 32 (14.35%) Smartcard
5 31 (13.90%) Mathematics
5 31 (13.90%) PKI
6 10 (4.48%) Firmware
7 7 (3.14%) iPhone
7 7 (3.14%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.69%) Thin Client
8 6 (2.69%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.35%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.90%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.90%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.45%) Biometrics
11 1 (0.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 80 (35.87%) Windows Server 2008
2 57 (25.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 47 (21.08%) Linux
4 45 (20.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (18.83%) Android
6 40 (17.94%) Apple iOS
7 31 (13.90%) BlackBerry OS
8 21 (9.42%) Windows 7
9 16 (7.17%) Windows XP
10 11 (4.93%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (2.69%) Windows Vista
11 6 (2.69%) UNIX
11 6 (2.69%) AIX
12 5 (2.24%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.24%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.79%) HPUX
14 3 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.35%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.90%) Windows Phone 8
16 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.52%) Software Engineering
2 35 (15.70%) Web Development
3 32 (14.35%) Cyber Security
4 26 (11.66%) Change Management
5 21 (9.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (9.42%) Capacity Planning
6 20 (8.97%) Data Protection
6 20 (8.97%) Scrum
7 19 (8.52%) Information Security
8 17 (7.62%) Incident Management
9 16 (7.17%) CRM
10 15 (6.73%) Problem Management
11 12 (5.38%) Logistics
12 11 (4.93%) MVC
13 10 (4.48%) E-Commerce
13 10 (4.48%) UML
14 9 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (4.04%) Dependency Injection
14 9 (4.04%) Web Application Development
14 9 (4.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 85 (38.12%) C#
2 44 (19.73%) SQL
3 37 (16.59%) Java
3 37 (16.59%) PowerShell
4 32 (14.35%) C++
5 29 (13.00%) VBScript
6 21 (9.42%) JavaScript
7 19 (8.52%) VB.NET
8 10 (4.48%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.69%) PHP
10 5 (2.24%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.35%) Delphi
12 2 (0.90%) XAML
12 2 (0.90%) PowerHouse
13 1 (0.45%) Python
13 1 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (12.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (7.17%) Degree
3 15 (6.73%) MCSE
4 14 (6.28%) MCP
5 13 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (5.83%) CCNA
6 11 (4.93%) MCTS
7 9 (4.04%) GWAPT
7 9 (4.04%) GPEN
7 9 (4.04%) GCIA
7 9 (4.04%) GSEC
7 9 (4.04%) GCFW
7 9 (4.04%) GCWN
7 9 (4.04%) MCITP
7 9 (4.04%) CEH
8 7 (3.14%) MCAD
8 7 (3.14%) MCSD
9 6 (2.69%) Chartered Engineer
10 5 (2.24%) ISEB
10 5 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.48%) PCI DSS
2 9 (4.04%) ISO 9001
3 8 (3.59%) TickIT
4 3 (1.35%) SLA
4 3 (1.35%) QA
5 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 82 (36.77%) Active Directory
2 43 (19.28%) vSphere
3 29 (13.00%) XenApp
4 21 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (7.17%) Hyper-V
6 7 (3.14%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.90%) vCloud
7 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.45%) QEMU
8 1 (0.45%) KVM
8 1 (0.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 40 (17.94%) SCOM
2 23 (10.31%) SCCM
3 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 112 (50.22%) Microsoft
2 56 (25.11%) VMware
3 47 (21.08%) Citrix
4 41 (18.39%) Oracle
5 36 (16.14%) HP
6 28 (12.56%) Cisco
7 27 (12.11%) Dell
8 17 (7.62%) Altiris
9 10 (4.48%) SolarWinds
10 9 (4.04%) Fortinet
11 6 (2.69%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.24%) IBM
12 5 (2.24%) Siemens
13 4 (1.79%) Avaya
13 4 (1.79%) NetApp
13 4 (1.79%) Apple
14 3 (1.35%) Symantec
14 3 (1.35%) Google
15 2 (0.90%) EMC
16 1 (0.45%) Sitecore
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