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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 15 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 47 80 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 14.78% 18.26% 15.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.31% 80.00% 75.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26 65 91
Median salary £34,000 £33,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% -14.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,828 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
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
65 100 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.44% 22.83% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 44 84 120
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 5 May 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 5 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 68 (60.18%) Microsoft
2 55 (48.67%) Active Directory
3 50 (44.25%) MS Excel
4 47 (41.59%) MS Office
5 42 (37.17%) Windows Server
6 32 (28.32%) MS Exchange
7 31 (27.43%) SQL
8 29 (25.66%) Citrix
9 28 (24.78%) SQL Server
9 28 (24.78%) VMware
10 27 (23.89%) Linux
11 24 (21.24%) Oracle
12 23 (20.35%) Unix
13 19 (16.81%) Windows 7
14 18 (15.93%) Degree
14 18 (15.93%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (15.04%) Cisco
15 17 (15.04%) Windows 8
15 17 (15.04%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (14.16%) TCP/IP
17 15 (13.27%) SLA
17 15 (13.27%) Windows XP
17 15 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (13.27%) NetApp
17 15 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (13.27%) International Banking
17 15 (13.27%) Banking
17 15 (13.27%) High Availability
17 15 (13.27%) Continuous Improvement

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 32 (28.32%) MS Exchange
2 14 (12.39%) IIS
3 13 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (11.50%) Skype for Business
4 11 (9.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (6.19%) Apache
6 6 (5.31%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.65%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.77%) SAS
8 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (44.25%) MS Excel
2 47 (41.59%) MS Office
3 14 (12.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.31%) IBM PureFlex
3 3 (2.65%) Office 365
3 3 (2.65%) Yammer
4 2 (1.77%) SaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.16%) TCP/IP
2 13 (11.50%) Firewall
3 11 (9.73%) VPN
4 10 (8.85%) SAN
5 7 (6.19%) DNS
6 6 (5.31%) LAN
7 5 (4.42%) Wireless
8 4 (3.54%) HTTP
8 4 (3.54%) SMTP
8 4 (3.54%) SSL
8 4 (3.54%) WAN
9 3 (2.65%) DHCP
10 2 (1.77%) Modbus
10 2 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.88%) FTP
11 1 (0.88%) NAS
11 1 (0.88%) Network Security
11 1 (0.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (24.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.42%) MySQL
2 5 (4.42%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.77%) Big Data
5 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.88%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.88%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.54%) Subversion
2 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.65%) SpecFlow
3 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (13.27%) Banking
1 15 (13.27%) International Banking
2 14 (12.39%) Finance
3 11 (9.73%) Retail
4 8 (7.08%) Legal
5 4 (3.54%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.77%) French Language
6 2 (1.77%) German Language
6 2 (1.77%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.77%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (35.40%) Analyst
2 22 (19.47%) Service Analyst
3 19 (16.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (11.50%) Developer
5 10 (8.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (8.85%) IT Support
5 10 (8.85%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.08%) Architect
6 8 (7.08%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.31%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Administrator
9 5 (4.42%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Senior Support Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Storage Architect
10 4 (3.54%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.62%) .NET
2 9 (7.96%) .NET Framework
3 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.54%) Web Services
5 3 (2.65%) COM
5 3 (2.65%) CSS
5 3 (2.65%) HTML
5 3 (2.65%) J2EE
5 3 (2.65%) J2ME
5 3 (2.65%) Java EE
5 3 (2.65%) Java SE
5 3 (2.65%) jQuery
5 3 (2.65%) WinForms
5 3 (2.65%) WPF
5 3 (2.65%) XML
6 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.77%) CSS3
6 2 (1.77%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.77%) HTML5
6 2 (1.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.50%) Blackberry
3 7 (6.19%) Driving Licence
4 6 (5.31%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.31%) IVR
5 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.65%) Clustering
7 3 (2.65%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.65%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.65%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.77%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.88%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.88%) Statistics
9 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (37.17%) Windows Server
2 27 (23.89%) Linux
3 23 (20.35%) Unix
4 19 (16.81%) Windows 7
5 18 (15.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (15.04%) Windows 8
6 17 (15.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (13.27%) Windows XP
8 12 (10.62%) Apple iOS
9 10 (8.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (4.42%) Windows 10
12 4 (3.54%) Debian
13 3 (2.65%) AIX
13 3 (2.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.27%) Continuous Improvement
1 15 (13.27%) High Availability
2 14 (12.39%) Logistics
3 12 (10.62%) Migration
3 12 (10.62%) Software Testing
4 11 (9.73%) Configuration Management
5 10 (8.85%) ITIL
5 10 (8.85%) Service Delivery
6 9 (7.96%) Functional Testing
6 9 (7.96%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (7.08%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.08%) Incident Management
7 8 (7.08%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (6.19%) Performance Testing
9 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.31%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (5.31%) Load Balancing
9 6 (5.31%) Presales
9 6 (5.31%) SDLC
9 6 (5.31%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.43%) SQL
2 11 (9.73%) C#
3 6 (5.31%) Java
4 4 (3.54%) C++
4 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.54%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.65%) Delphi
5 3 (2.65%) Pascal
5 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.65%) VBScript
6 2 (1.77%) PHP
7 1 (0.88%) VB
7 1 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (15.93%) Degree
2 15 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.96%) ISEB
3 9 (7.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (6.19%) MCSA
4 7 (6.19%) MCSE
5 3 (2.65%) MCAD
5 3 (2.65%) Sun Certification
5 3 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.77%) MCP
6 2 (1.77%) MCTS
6 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.27%) SLA
2 5 (4.42%) QA
3 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (48.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.96%) vSphere
4 8 (7.08%) XenApp
5 5 (4.42%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.42%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.77%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.88%) Puppet
2 1 (0.88%) SCCM
2 1 (0.88%) SCOM
2 1 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (60.18%) Microsoft
2 29 (25.66%) Citrix
3 28 (24.78%) VMware
4 24 (21.24%) Oracle
5 17 (15.04%) Cisco
6 15 (13.27%) NetApp
7 14 (12.39%) Red Hat
8 10 (8.85%) IBM
9 7 (6.19%) HP
10 6 (5.31%) F5
10 6 (5.31%) Fortinet
10 6 (5.31%) MobileIron
10 6 (5.31%) SAP
11 5 (4.42%) SolarWinds
12 4 (3.54%) Symantec
13 3 (2.65%) Infor
13 3 (2.65%) Lotus
13 3 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (1.77%) Siemens
15 1 (0.88%) Apple
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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