The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 141 164 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.04% 23.70% 19.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.81% 79.23% 66.26%
Number of salaries quoted 121 158 141
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Windows
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
186 207 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.16% 29.91% 29.56%
Number of salaries quoted 156 198 206
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,100 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Windows
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Leicestershire region.

Windows Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Windows
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -4 74 £42,500 +30.76% 6
Lutterworth -10 17 £32,500 -7.14%
Loughborough -4 5 £38,750 -13.88%
Market Harborough - 3 £40,000 -
Hinckley +6 2 £19,000 -30.90%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch +1 1 - -
Coalville -6 1 £22,500 -30.76% 1
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

1 120 (39.22%) SQL Server
2 106 (34.64%) SQL
3 99 (32.35%) Microsoft
4 94 (30.72%) .NET
5 88 (28.76%) Degree
6 86 (28.10%) C#
6 86 (28.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 78 (25.49%) Finance
8 66 (21.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 64 (20.92%) C++
10 63 (20.59%) Oracle
10 63 (20.59%) Windows XP
11 60 (19.61%) Smartcard
12 59 (19.28%) Active Directory
13 57 (18.63%) XML
14 55 (17.97%) VMware
15 52 (16.99%) Windows Vista
16 51 (16.67%) Cyber Security
17 50 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
18 48 (15.69%) MS Excel
19 47 (15.36%) Automated Testing
20 43 (14.05%) MS Exchange
21 42 (13.73%) Computer Science
21 42 (13.73%) Mobile App
22 40 (13.07%) ASP.NET
22 40 (13.07%) Linux
23 39 (12.75%) Mathematics
24 37 (12.09%) Software Engineering
25 36 (11.76%) HTML
26 35 (11.44%) SAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (14.05%) MS Exchange
2 22 (7.19%) IIS
3 18 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.94%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.61%) Lync
8 5 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.31%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.98%) SAS
10 3 (0.98%) CMS
11 2 (0.65%) Apache
11 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.33%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.33%) Site Server
12 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.33%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 48 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.88%) MS Office
3 6 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) Simulink
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.33%) GIMP
5 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (1.31%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (1.31%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.65%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) Line 500
4 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.27%) Office 365
2 5 (1.63%) IaaS
2 5 (1.63%) PaaS
3 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (11.44%) SAN
2 26 (8.50%) LDAP
2 26 (8.50%) TCP/IP
2 26 (8.50%) DNS
3 23 (7.52%) Firewall
4 17 (5.56%) WAN
4 17 (5.56%) DHCP
5 14 (4.58%) LAN
6 10 (3.27%) Internet
6 10 (3.27%) NAS
7 9 (2.94%) Wireless
8 7 (2.29%) NetScaler
9 5 (1.63%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (1.63%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (1.63%) NetScreen
10 3 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.98%) FTP
11 2 (0.65%) VPN
11 2 (0.65%) UMTS
11 2 (0.65%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (39.22%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (7.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (5.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (3.92%) MySQL
6 11 (3.59%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.94%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.94%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.98%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.98%) DB2
10 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.33%) OLTP
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (10.13%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.94%) JIRA
3 8 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.29%) NUnit
5 5 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (1.31%) Selenium
7 3 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.98%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.98%) TestPartner
8 2 (0.65%) Toad
9 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.33%) Subversion
9 1 (0.33%) Hudson
9 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
General
1 78 (25.49%) Finance
2 15 (4.90%) Aerospace
3 12 (3.92%) Retail
4 8 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.63%) Electronics
6 3 (0.98%) Publishing
6 3 (0.98%) Banking
7 2 (0.65%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.33%) Local Government
8 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 97 (31.70%) Developer
2 48 (15.69%) C++ Developer
3 47 (15.36%) Software Developer
4 39 (12.75%) C++ Software Developer
5 35 (11.44%) Analyst
5 35 (11.44%) Support Engineer
6 33 (10.78%) Test Engineer
7 18 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 17 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (5.23%) Senior Developer
10 15 (4.90%) Tester
11 14 (4.58%) Administrator
12 13 (4.25%) C# Developer
13 12 (3.92%) .NET Developer
13 12 (3.92%) DBA
14 11 (3.59%) C# .NET Developer
15 9 (2.94%) VMware Engineer
15 9 (2.94%) IT Support
15 9 (2.94%) Systems Support Engineer
15 9 (2.94%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (30.72%) .NET
2 57 (18.63%) XML
3 40 (13.07%) ASP.NET
4 36 (11.76%) HTML
5 32 (10.46%) CSS
6 26 (8.50%) jQuery
7 19 (6.21%) HTML5
8 18 (5.88%) Ajax
9 17 (5.56%) CSS3
10 16 (5.23%) WinForms
10 16 (5.23%) Web Services
11 15 (4.90%) COM+
12 13 (4.25%) LINQ
13 8 (2.61%) XSLT
14 7 (2.29%) MFC
14 7 (2.29%) WPF
15 5 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
16 4 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC 2
16 4 (1.31%) WCF
16 4 (1.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 60 (19.61%) Smartcard
2 42 (13.73%) Computer Science
2 42 (13.73%) Mobile App
3 39 (12.75%) Mathematics
4 27 (8.82%) PKI
4 27 (8.82%) Blackberry
5 24 (7.84%) Biometrics
6 16 (5.23%) Clustering
7 8 (2.61%) iPhone
8 7 (2.29%) Device Driver
8 7 (2.29%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.63%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.63%) Fat Client
10 4 (1.31%) Firmware
11 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.33%) PMI
12 1 (0.33%) EPoS
12 1 (0.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 86 (28.10%) Windows Server 2008
2 66 (21.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 63 (20.59%) Windows XP
4 52 (16.99%) Windows Vista
5 40 (13.07%) Linux
6 33 (10.78%) Android
7 28 (9.15%) Apple iOS
8 24 (7.84%) BlackBerry OS
9 22 (7.19%) UNIX
10 21 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (5.88%) Windows 7
12 10 (3.27%) Windows 8
13 5 (1.63%) AIX
13 5 (1.63%) HPUX
14 4 (1.31%) CentOS
15 3 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.98%) Windows Phone 8
15 3 (0.98%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.98%) Solaris
16 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (16.67%) Cyber Security
2 50 (16.34%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (15.36%) Automated Testing
4 37 (12.09%) Software Engineering
5 33 (10.78%) Web Development
6 29 (9.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (8.82%) Identity Management
8 24 (7.84%) OO
8 24 (7.84%) Manual Testing
9 20 (6.54%) ITIL
10 19 (6.21%) Software Testing
11 15 (4.90%) Project Management
12 14 (4.58%) CRM
13 13 (4.25%) Configuration Management
14 11 (3.59%) Incident Management
15 10 (3.27%) Change Management
15 10 (3.27%) Scrum
15 10 (3.27%) MVC
15 10 (3.27%) Test Scripting
15 10 (3.27%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 106 (34.64%) SQL
2 86 (28.10%) C#
3 64 (20.92%) C++
4 33 (10.78%) Java
5 28 (9.15%) JavaScript
6 26 (8.50%) VB.NET
7 12 (3.92%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.59%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.61%) VBScript
10 5 (1.63%) Python
10 5 (1.63%) XAML
11 4 (1.31%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.31%) PHP
12 3 (0.98%) C
12 3 (0.98%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.65%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.65%) VB
14 1 (0.33%) Perl
14 1 (0.33%) Delphi
14 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 88 (28.76%) Degree
2 30 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (6.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (4.90%) MCSE
5 6 (1.96%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 6 (1.96%) MCSM
6 5 (1.63%) CCNA
6 5 (1.63%) ISEB
6 5 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.31%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.31%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.31%) VCAP
8 3 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (0.98%) MCSA
8 3 (0.98%) MCP
8 3 (0.98%) MCITP
9 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.65%) MCSD
9 2 (0.65%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.82%) ISO 9001
1 27 (8.82%) TickIT
2 8 (2.61%) SLA
3 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.65%) COBIT
3 2 (0.65%) QA
4 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (19.28%) Active Directory
2 28 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (8.50%) Hyper-V
4 18 (5.88%) vSphere
5 14 (4.58%) XenApp
6 9 (2.94%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.65%) XenServer
8 2 (0.65%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.33%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.33%) QEMU
9 1 (0.33%) KVM
9 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (2.94%) SCCM
2 8 (2.61%) SCOM
3 3 (0.98%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.65%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.33%) WSUS
5 1 (0.33%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.33%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 99 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 63 (20.59%) Oracle
3 55 (17.97%) VMware
4 25 (8.17%) HP
5 17 (5.56%) Citrix
6 16 (5.23%) Cisco
7 14 (4.58%) NetApp
8 10 (3.27%) Veeam
9 7 (2.29%) Perforce
9 7 (2.29%) SAP
9 7 (2.29%) Dell
10 6 (1.96%) Altiris
11 5 (1.63%) IBM
11 5 (1.63%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.63%) Apple
12 4 (1.31%) Open-E
13 3 (0.98%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.98%) EMC
14 2 (0.65%) JBoss
14 2 (0.65%) Avaya
Leicestershire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum + bonus + pension + healthcare ++
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Cobham
Salary: Competitive subject to experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester
Three People
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits based on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Ibstock, Leicestershire
Big Bang Promotions International Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago