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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 143 249 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.64% 28.59% 20.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.76% 81.11% 76.61%
Number of salaries quoted 120 239 109
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,725 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
205 307 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 26.73% 35.25% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 173 287 143
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +1 84 £45,000 +18.42% 7
Loughborough -1 11 £27,500 -35.29% 4
Hinckley +10 8 £27,500 -8.33%
Lutterworth 0 7 £22,500 -35.71%
Coalville +4 2 £32,750 +3.96% 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch 0 2 - -
Market Harborough -10 1 £22,500 -15.09%
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 116 (40.14%) SQL
2 101 (34.95%) SQL Server
3 88 (30.45%) Microsoft
4 80 (27.68%) .NET
4 80 (27.68%) Finance
5 74 (25.61%) C#
6 72 (24.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 71 (24.57%) Degree
8 61 (21.11%) VMware
9 60 (20.76%) XML
10 54 (18.69%) MS Excel
10 54 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (17.65%) C++
11 51 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 48 (16.61%) Active Directory
12 48 (16.61%) Oracle
13 46 (15.92%) Windows XP
14 44 (15.22%) Smartcard
14 44 (15.22%) Cyber Security
15 43 (14.88%) HTML
16 40 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
17 38 (13.15%) MS Exchange
18 37 (12.80%) Software Engineering
19 36 (12.46%) CSS
20 35 (12.11%) Linux
20 35 (12.11%) Windows Vista
20 35 (12.11%) HTML5
21 33 (11.42%) Automated Testing
21 33 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
22 32 (11.07%) Disaster Recovery

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 38 (13.15%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.46%) IIS
2 10 (3.46%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.73%) Lync
4 5 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.04%) Apache
7 2 (0.69%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.35%) CMS
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.35%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.35%) JBoss
8 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.35%) WordPress
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 54 (18.69%) MS Excel
2 22 (7.61%) MS Office
3 4 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.04%) Simulink
5 1 (0.35%) Maya
5 1 (0.35%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.35%) GIMP
5 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.15%) Office 365
2 5 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.69%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.00%) SAN
2 24 (8.30%) Firewall
3 22 (7.61%) LDAP
4 19 (6.57%) TCP/IP
4 19 (6.57%) DNS
5 16 (5.54%) Internet
5 16 (5.54%) WAN
5 16 (5.54%) LAN
6 13 (4.50%) DHCP
7 12 (4.15%) Wireless
8 11 (3.81%) NAS
9 8 (2.77%) PBX
10 7 (2.42%) VPN
11 5 (1.73%) VoIP
12 4 (1.38%) Ethernet
13 3 (1.04%) NetScreen
14 2 (0.69%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.69%) Structured Cabling
14 2 (0.69%) IP Telephony
14 2 (0.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (34.95%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (2.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.77%) MySQL
5 3 (1.04%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.04%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.69%) MS Access
6 2 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.35%) Informix
7 1 (0.35%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (3.11%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.42%) Subversion
3 5 (1.73%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Blend
4 3 (1.04%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.04%) Selenium
4 3 (1.04%) WebDriver
4 3 (1.04%) MSTest
5 2 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.69%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.69%) NUnit
5 2 (0.69%) JIRA
5 2 (0.69%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.69%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.35%) TestPartner
6 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.35%) Toad
6 1 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.35%) Hudson
General
1 80 (27.68%) Finance
2 16 (5.54%) Aerospace
3 8 (2.77%) Back Office
4 6 (2.08%) Retail
5 5 (1.73%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.73%) Banking
6 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.04%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.69%) Publishing
8 1 (0.35%) Billing
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 77 (26.64%) Developer
2 50 (17.30%) Analyst
3 40 (13.84%) Support Engineer
4 36 (12.46%) C++ Developer
5 34 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 32 (11.07%) Test Engineer
7 29 (10.03%) C++ Software Developer
8 26 (9.00%) C# Developer
9 25 (8.65%) .NET Developer
9 25 (8.65%) Systems Engineer
10 24 (8.30%) C# .NET Developer
11 20 (6.92%) Support Analyst
12 18 (6.23%) ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (6.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (5.54%) Architect
14 14 (4.84%) Systems Support
14 14 (4.84%) Administrator
14 14 (4.84%) Systems Support Engineer
15 13 (4.50%) Technical Support
15 13 (4.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (27.68%) .NET
2 60 (20.76%) XML
3 43 (14.88%) HTML
4 36 (12.46%) CSS
5 35 (12.11%) HTML5
6 30 (10.38%) jQuery
7 29 (10.03%) ASP.NET
8 28 (9.69%) CSS3
9 22 (7.61%) XSLT
9 22 (7.61%) Ajax
10 19 (6.57%) Web Services
11 16 (5.54%) XHTML
11 16 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 9 (3.11%) WPF
13 7 (2.42%) COM+
14 5 (1.73%) WCF
14 5 (1.73%) LINQ
14 5 (1.73%) Middleware
14 5 (1.73%) .NET Framework
15 4 (1.38%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 44 (15.22%) Smartcard
2 33 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (10.38%) Computer Science
4 29 (10.03%) Mathematics
4 29 (10.03%) Mobile App
5 23 (7.96%) Blackberry
6 22 (7.61%) Biometrics
6 22 (7.61%) PKI
7 10 (3.46%) Clustering
8 7 (2.42%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.73%) IVR
10 4 (1.38%) Replication
10 4 (1.38%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.04%) FMCG
11 3 (1.04%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.04%) Life Science
12 2 (0.69%) VLE
12 2 (0.69%) MPEG
12 2 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 72 (24.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 51 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 46 (15.92%) Windows XP
4 35 (12.11%) Windows Vista
4 35 (12.11%) Linux
5 30 (10.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (10.03%) Android
6 29 (10.03%) UNIX
7 23 (7.96%) Apple iOS
8 22 (7.61%) BlackBerry OS
9 10 (3.46%) Windows 7
10 8 (2.77%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.08%) CentOS
12 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.69%) Solaris
13 1 (0.35%) AIX
13 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (15.22%) Cyber Security
3 37 (12.80%) Software Engineering
4 33 (11.42%) Automated Testing
5 32 (11.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 31 (10.73%) Web Development
7 29 (10.03%) Project Management
8 26 (9.00%) ITIL
9 22 (7.61%) Identity Management
10 21 (7.27%) Mentoring
11 20 (6.92%) MVC
11 20 (6.92%) Configuration Management
12 19 (6.57%) Logistics
13 17 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (5.88%) Manual Testing
14 12 (4.15%) Test Scripting
14 12 (4.15%) Technical Architecture
15 11 (3.81%) Enterprise Architecture
15 11 (3.81%) Waterfall
15 11 (3.81%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (40.14%) SQL
2 74 (25.61%) C#
3 51 (17.65%) C++
4 27 (9.34%) Java
5 19 (6.57%) JavaScript
6 11 (3.81%) T-SQL
6 11 (3.81%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.42%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.73%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.73%) C
9 3 (1.04%) PHP
9 3 (1.04%) VB
9 3 (1.04%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.69%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.69%) XPath
10 2 (0.69%) Python
10 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.69%) Perl
11 1 (0.35%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 71 (24.57%) Degree
2 24 (8.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (5.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (4.50%) MCSE
5 8 (2.77%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 6 (2.08%) MCSM
6 6 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.38%) CCNA
8 4 (1.38%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.38%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.04%) MCP
9 3 (1.04%) MCSA
10 2 (0.69%) ISEB
10 2 (0.69%) MCTS
10 2 (0.69%) MCITP
10 2 (0.69%) NVQ Level 3
11 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.35%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.65%) ISO 9001
2 22 (7.61%) TickIT
3 6 (2.08%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) COBIT
4 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 48 (16.61%) Active Directory
2 40 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.54%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.81%) vSphere
5 10 (3.46%) XenApp
6 4 (1.38%) vCloud
7 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.69%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.35%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.42%) SCCM
2 6 (2.08%) SCOM
3 4 (1.38%) Windows Intune
4 2 (0.69%) CFEngine
4 2 (0.69%) DameWare
5 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.35%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.35%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.35%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 88 (30.45%) Microsoft
2 61 (21.11%) VMware
3 48 (16.61%) Oracle
4 18 (6.23%) NetApp
5 14 (4.84%) Citrix
6 13 (4.50%) Cisco
7 12 (4.15%) Veeam
8 10 (3.46%) HP
9 8 (2.77%) SAP
10 6 (2.08%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.38%) Dell
11 4 (1.38%) Google
12 3 (1.04%) Altiris
12 3 (1.04%) Open-E
12 3 (1.04%) Sun
13 2 (0.69%) Adobe
13 2 (0.69%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.69%) Symantec
13 2 (0.69%) Rackspace
13 2 (0.69%) AccuRev
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Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + bonus, pension, other fantastic bens
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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