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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 64 93 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 15.61% 16.73% 20.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 82.05% 83.04% 90.24%
Number of salaries quoted 47 78 69
Average salary £36,000 £41,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
78 112 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 19.02% 20.14% 22.34%
Number of salaries quoted 61 96 75
Average salary £33,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 27 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leicester

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 77 (52.03%) Microsoft
2 58 (39.19%) Active Directory
3 52 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (32.43%) SQL Server
5 47 (31.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (30.41%) MS Excel
7 44 (29.73%) VMware
8 39 (26.35%) Change Management
9 36 (24.32%) Finance
9 36 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 35 (23.65%) .NET
11 34 (22.97%) Clustering
12 33 (22.30%) Hyper-V
13 30 (20.27%) IIS
13 30 (20.27%) SQL
14 28 (18.92%) C#
14 28 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
15 27 (18.24%) Incident Management
15 27 (18.24%) Linux
15 27 (18.24%) TCP/IP
16 26 (17.57%) MS Exchange
16 26 (17.57%) HP
17 25 (16.89%) Dell
18 22 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
18 22 (14.86%) XML
18 22 (14.86%) Problem Management
19 20 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
19 20 (13.51%) Windows 7
20 19 (12.84%) ASP.NET
20 19 (12.84%) CSS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 30 (20.27%) IIS
2 26 (17.57%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.08%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.35%) JBoss
6 1 (0.68%) Apache
6 1 (0.68%) SAS
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (30.41%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.14%) MS Office
3 6 (4.05%) MS Project
3 6 (4.05%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.68%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Primavera
2 3 (2.03%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.35%) Office 365
3 2 (1.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.68%) SaaS
4 1 (0.68%) PaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.24%) TCP/IP
2 18 (12.16%) SAN
3 16 (10.81%) Firewall
4 11 (7.43%) DNS
4 11 (7.43%) VoIP
5 10 (6.76%) WAN
5 10 (6.76%) LAN
6 8 (5.41%) PBX
6 8 (5.41%) CTI
7 7 (4.73%) Wireless
8 6 (4.05%) DHCP
9 5 (3.38%) Internet
10 4 (2.70%) VPN
10 4 (2.70%) HTTP
11 3 (2.03%) VLAN
11 3 (2.03%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.03%) Structured Cabling
12 2 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.35%) NAS
12 2 (1.35%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.68%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Visual Studio
1 5 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.70%) HP UFT
2 4 (2.70%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (2.03%) TestPartner
4 2 (1.35%) Subversion
5 1 (0.68%) Selenium
5 1 (0.68%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.68%) NUnit
5 1 (0.68%) MSTest
5 1 (0.68%) Moq
5 1 (0.68%) Hudson
5 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.68%) Ranorex
General
1 36 (24.32%) Finance
2 10 (6.76%) Retail
3 9 (6.08%) Marketing
4 4 (2.70%) French Language
4 4 (2.70%) Publishing
4 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.03%) German Language
5 3 (2.03%) Italian Language
5 3 (2.03%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (20.95%) Analyst
2 28 (18.92%) Developer
3 25 (16.89%) Systems Engineer
4 19 (12.84%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 12 (8.11%) Web Developer
6 11 (7.43%) Network Engineer
6 11 (7.43%) .NET Developer
7 10 (6.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (6.76%) Service Analyst
8 9 (6.08%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) Support Analyst
9 8 (5.41%) Test Analyst
9 8 (5.41%) Security Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) VoIP Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) Senior VoIP Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) Senior Security Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) Programme Manager
10 7 (4.73%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.05%) Project Manager
11 6 (4.05%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.65%) .NET
2 22 (14.86%) XML
3 19 (12.84%) ASP.NET
3 19 (12.84%) CSS
4 18 (12.16%) HTML
5 17 (11.49%) jQuery
6 14 (9.46%) Web Services
7 10 (6.76%) CSS3
8 7 (4.73%) HTML5
8 7 (4.73%) SOAP
9 5 (3.38%) WinForms
9 5 (3.38%) Ajax
9 5 (3.38%) .NET Framework
10 4 (2.70%) JSON
10 4 (2.70%) WPF
10 4 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 3 (2.03%) Entity Framework
11 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (2.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.97%) Clustering
2 10 (6.76%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.38%) Mainframe
4 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.38%) PMI
5 4 (2.70%) EPoS
5 4 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.35%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.35%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.35%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.35%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.35%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.35%) VLE
6 2 (1.35%) PKI
6 2 (1.35%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.68%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 52 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 47 (31.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (18.24%) Linux
4 22 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (13.51%) Windows 7
6 13 (8.78%) Windows XP
7 10 (6.76%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.73%) Android
8 7 (4.73%) UNIX
9 5 (3.38%) Solaris
9 5 (3.38%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (2.03%) AIX
12 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.35%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.35%) Change Management
2 28 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (18.24%) Incident Management
4 22 (14.86%) Problem Management
5 17 (11.49%) ITIL
6 16 (10.81%) MVC
7 14 (9.46%) Data Protection
8 13 (8.78%) Web Development
9 11 (7.43%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (6.76%) Mentoring
11 9 (6.08%) Project Management
11 9 (6.08%) PRINCE2
12 6 (4.05%) Project Planning
12 6 (4.05%) Programme Management
13 5 (3.38%) DevOps
13 5 (3.38%) Logistics
13 5 (3.38%) Automated Testing
13 5 (3.38%) CRM
14 4 (2.70%) Scrum
14 4 (2.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.27%) SQL
2 28 (18.92%) C#
3 16 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.46%) PowerShell
5 9 (6.08%) VB.NET
6 7 (4.73%) Java
7 3 (2.03%) C
7 3 (2.03%) C++
7 3 (2.03%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.03%) VB
8 2 (1.35%) VB6
8 2 (1.35%) Ruby
9 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (10.14%) MCP
3 13 (8.78%) MCSE
4 9 (6.08%) PMP
4 9 (6.08%) PMI Certification
5 7 (4.73%) Degree
6 5 (3.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (2.70%) A+ Certification
7 4 (2.70%) ISEB
8 3 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.03%) CCNP
8 3 (2.03%) CCNA
8 3 (2.03%) MCTS
9 2 (1.35%) NVQ Level 3
9 2 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.68%) MCDST
10 1 (0.68%) CCDP
10 1 (0.68%) MCSA
10 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.46%) PCI DSS
2 12 (8.11%) SLA
3 11 (7.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (3.38%) PMBOK
5 2 (1.35%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 58 (39.19%) Active Directory
2 36 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (22.30%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.05%) vSphere
5 5 (3.38%) XenApp
6 2 (1.35%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 16 (10.81%) SCCM
2 12 (8.11%) SCOM
3 3 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.68%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.68%) Control-M
4 1 (0.68%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.68%) DameWare
4 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 77 (52.03%) Microsoft
2 44 (29.73%) VMware
3 26 (17.57%) HP
4 25 (16.89%) Dell
5 17 (11.49%) Cisco
6 13 (8.78%) IBM
6 13 (8.78%) Citrix
7 12 (8.11%) Altiris
8 10 (6.76%) Oracle
9 9 (6.08%) EMC
10 5 (3.38%) SAP
10 5 (3.38%) Planview
10 5 (3.38%) NetApp
10 5 (3.38%) Remedy
11 2 (1.35%) Veeam
11 2 (1.35%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.35%) i2
11 2 (1.35%) IronPort
11 2 (1.35%) Google
12 1 (0.68%) Sitecore
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