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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 94 99 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 21.61% 16.81% 17.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.46% 73.33% 87.64%
Number of salaries quoted 81 99 71
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
114 135 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 26.21% 22.92% 19.56%
Number of salaries quoted 100 132 82
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 1 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 87 (52.10%) SQL Server
2 69 (41.32%) Microsoft
3 64 (38.32%) Active Directory
4 58 (34.73%) SQL
5 52 (31.14%) .NET
6 48 (28.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (27.54%) VMware
8 41 (24.55%) Finance
8 41 (24.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (23.95%) C#
9 40 (23.95%) Hyper-V
10 39 (23.35%) XML
11 38 (22.75%) TCP/IP
11 38 (22.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 37 (22.16%) MS Exchange
12 37 (22.16%) Clustering
13 36 (21.56%) MS Excel
14 35 (20.96%) IIS
15 32 (19.16%) Linux
16 30 (17.96%) HTML
16 30 (17.96%) Disaster Recovery
16 30 (17.96%) Incident Management
17 29 (17.37%) CSS
18 27 (16.17%) jQuery
19 26 (15.57%) HP
19 26 (15.57%) Dell
20 25 (14.97%) SCCM
21 23 (13.77%) Change Management
21 23 (13.77%) MVC
21 23 (13.77%) SCOM

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 37 (22.16%) MS Exchange
2 35 (20.96%) IIS
3 5 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.80%) JBoss
5 2 (1.20%) NetWeaver
5 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.60%) Lync
6 1 (0.60%) CMS
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.60%) Apache
Applications
1 36 (21.56%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.39%) MS Office
3 3 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.20%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.60%) Simulink
5 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.80%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) IaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (22.75%) TCP/IP
2 16 (9.58%) DNS
3 14 (8.38%) Firewall
4 12 (7.19%) SAN
5 11 (6.59%) LDAP
6 10 (5.99%) WAN
7 7 (4.19%) LAN
7 7 (4.19%) Internet
8 6 (3.59%) Wireless
8 6 (3.59%) NAS
9 5 (2.99%) VPN
10 4 (2.40%) PBX
10 4 (2.40%) DHCP
11 3 (1.80%) VoIP
12 2 (1.20%) HTTP
12 2 (1.20%) VLAN
13 1 (0.60%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.60%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.60%) FTP
13 1 (0.60%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (52.10%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.20%) MySQL
6 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (3.59%) Subversion
2 5 (2.99%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (2.40%) TestPartner
4 2 (1.20%) Xcode
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (1.20%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.60%) Redmine
5 1 (0.60%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.60%) JUnit
5 1 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.60%) Selenium
5 1 (0.60%) TestComplete
General
1 41 (24.55%) Finance
2 5 (2.99%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.99%) Retail
3 4 (2.40%) Publishing
4 3 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.60%) Back Office
5 1 (0.60%) Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Billing
5 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (25.75%) Developer
2 27 (16.17%) Analyst
2 27 (16.17%) Systems Engineer
3 21 (12.57%) .NET Developer
4 20 (11.98%) Network Engineer
5 16 (9.58%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (8.38%) Support Engineer
6 14 (8.38%) C# Developer
6 14 (8.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (7.78%) Service Analyst
7 13 (7.78%) Software Developer
7 13 (7.78%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (7.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (6.59%) C++ Developer
9 11 (6.59%) C++ Software Developer
9 11 (6.59%) Applications Support
9 11 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.99%) Web Developer
11 7 (4.19%) Test Analyst
12 6 (3.59%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (31.14%) .NET
2 39 (23.35%) XML
3 30 (17.96%) HTML
4 29 (17.37%) CSS
5 27 (16.17%) jQuery
6 23 (13.77%) CSS3
7 22 (13.17%) ASP.NET
8 19 (11.38%) HTML5
9 15 (8.98%) Ajax
10 14 (8.38%) XSLT
10 14 (8.38%) XHTML
11 13 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 9 (5.39%) Web Services
13 6 (3.59%) JSON
14 4 (2.40%) SOAP
15 3 (1.80%) WPF
15 3 (1.80%) KnockoutJS
16 2 (1.20%) Cocoa Touch
16 2 (1.20%) AngularJS
16 2 (1.20%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 37 (22.16%) Clustering
2 22 (13.17%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.59%) PKI
3 11 (6.59%) Smartcard
3 11 (6.59%) Blackberry
3 11 (6.59%) Mathematics
3 11 (6.59%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.99%) Mainframe
4 5 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.40%) VLE
6 3 (1.80%) IVR
7 2 (1.20%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.20%) iPhone
7 2 (1.20%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.20%) iPad
7 2 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.60%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.60%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 48 (28.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 41 (24.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (19.16%) Linux
4 20 (11.98%) Android
5 17 (10.18%) UNIX
6 16 (9.58%) Apple iOS
7 15 (8.98%) Windows XP
8 14 (8.38%) Windows 7
9 12 (7.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (6.59%) BlackBerry OS
11 5 (2.99%) Solaris
12 4 (2.40%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.80%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.80%) AIX
14 2 (1.20%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.60%) CentOS
15 1 (0.60%) Debian
15 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.96%) Disaster Recovery
1 30 (17.96%) Incident Management
2 23 (13.77%) MVC
2 23 (13.77%) Change Management
3 22 (13.17%) Problem Management
4 21 (12.57%) Data Protection
5 19 (11.38%) Web Development
6 15 (8.98%) Software Engineering
6 15 (8.98%) Logistics
7 14 (8.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (8.38%) Mentoring
8 12 (7.19%) ITIL
9 11 (6.59%) Cyber Security
10 10 (5.99%) System Testing
10 10 (5.99%) Project Management
10 10 (5.99%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (2.99%) Scrum
11 5 (2.99%) Android Development
12 4 (2.40%) Network Load Balancing
12 4 (2.40%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (34.73%) SQL
2 40 (23.95%) C#
3 23 (13.77%) PowerShell
4 17 (10.18%) Java
5 15 (8.98%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.98%) C++
6 9 (5.39%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.80%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.20%) PHP
9 1 (0.60%) Delphi
9 1 (0.60%) VBScript
9 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (3.59%) Degree
2 5 (2.99%) ISEB
3 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.40%) NVQ Level 3
3 4 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) MCP
5 1 (0.60%) MCSE
5 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.60%) PMP
5 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.60%) MCDST
5 1 (0.60%) MCTS
5 1 (0.60%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (5.99%) PCI DSS
2 9 (5.39%) SLA
3 5 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.20%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 64 (38.32%) Active Directory
2 40 (23.95%) Hyper-V
3 38 (22.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.99%) XenApp
5 4 (2.40%) Firmware
6 2 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.20%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.60%) vSphere
7 1 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 25 (14.97%) SCCM
2 23 (13.77%) SCOM
3 3 (1.80%) SCVMM
3 3 (1.80%) DameWare
4 2 (1.20%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.20%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.60%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.60%) WSUS
5 1 (0.60%) Control-M
5 1 (0.60%) Nagios
Vendors
1 69 (41.32%) Microsoft
2 46 (27.54%) VMware
3 26 (15.57%) HP
3 26 (15.57%) Dell
4 21 (12.57%) Altiris
5 20 (11.98%) Oracle
6 18 (10.78%) Citrix
7 12 (7.19%) Cisco
8 6 (3.59%) Google
9 5 (2.99%) IBM
10 4 (2.40%) SAP
11 3 (1.80%) NetApp
11 3 (1.80%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.80%) Apple
11 3 (1.80%) Remedy
12 2 (1.20%) i2
12 2 (1.20%) Adobe
12 2 (1.20%) Sitecore
13 1 (0.60%) Veeam
13 1 (0.60%) Facebook
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