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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 141 258 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.01% 32.74% 18.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.50% 85.15% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 119 251 106
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
200 303 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 25.54% 38.45% 25.31%
Number of salaries quoted 167 290 131
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 October 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 October 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 80 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Loughborough -1 9 £27,500 -45.00%
Hinckley +10 6 £27,500 -8.33%
Lutterworth -11 6 £22,250 -36.42% 1
Market Harborough -9 3 £40,000 +50.94%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch -1 2 - -
Coalville -7 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (38.34%) SQL
2 110 (35.14%) SQL Server
3 98 (31.31%) Microsoft
4 88 (28.12%) Finance
5 87 (27.80%) Degree
6 86 (27.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 83 (26.52%) .NET
8 79 (25.24%) C#
9 65 (20.77%) Oracle
9 65 (20.77%) VMware
10 63 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
11 62 (19.81%) C++
11 62 (19.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 60 (19.17%) XML
13 53 (16.93%) MS Excel
14 52 (16.61%) Windows XP
14 52 (16.61%) Smartcard
15 49 (15.65%) Active Directory
16 48 (15.34%) Cyber Security
17 45 (14.38%) Automated Testing
17 45 (14.38%) Windows Vista
18 41 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
19 40 (12.78%) Software Engineering
19 40 (12.78%) Linux
20 38 (12.14%) Computer Science
21 36 (11.50%) Mathematics
21 36 (11.50%) Mobile App
21 36 (11.50%) MS Exchange
21 36 (11.50%) HTML
22 33 (10.54%) CSS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 36 (11.50%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.47%) IIS
3 11 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (3.19%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.28%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.28%) Lync
9 3 (0.96%) Apache
10 2 (0.64%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.64%) JBoss
11 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.32%) WordPress
11 1 (0.32%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.32%) CMS
Applications
1 53 (16.93%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.07%) MS Office
3 6 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.64%) Simulink
5 1 (0.32%) GIMP
5 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.32%) Maya
5 1 (0.32%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (1.28%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.64%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.32%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.51%) Office 365
2 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.64%) IaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.32%) SaaS
4 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.90%) SAN
2 26 (8.31%) Firewall
3 25 (7.99%) LDAP
4 18 (5.75%) DNS
5 16 (5.11%) TCP/IP
6 15 (4.79%) LAN
6 15 (4.79%) WAN
7 14 (4.47%) Internet
8 13 (4.15%) DHCP
9 11 (3.51%) NAS
10 10 (3.19%) Wireless
11 8 (2.56%) PBX
12 6 (1.92%) VPN
13 4 (1.28%) VoIP
13 4 (1.28%) NetScaler
14 3 (0.96%) NetScreen
15 2 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (0.64%) CTI
15 2 (0.64%) MPLS
15 2 (0.64%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.88%) MySQL
6 8 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.60%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.96%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.64%) MS Access
11 1 (0.32%) Big Data
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.32%) OLTP
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.32%) Informix
Development Applications
1 20 (6.39%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.56%) JIRA
3 7 (2.24%) NUnit
4 6 (1.92%) Subversion
5 4 (1.28%) Selenium
5 4 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.96%) MSTest
6 3 (0.96%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.64%) Toad
7 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Blend
7 2 (0.64%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.64%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.32%) Hudson
8 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.32%) TestPartner
8 1 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 88 (28.12%) Finance
2 18 (5.75%) Aerospace
3 10 (3.19%) Retail
4 8 (2.56%) Back Office
5 6 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.60%) Banking
7 4 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.28%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) Local Government
8 1 (0.32%) Publishing
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 85 (27.16%) Developer
2 46 (14.70%) C++ Developer
2 46 (14.70%) Analyst
3 44 (14.06%) Support Engineer
4 40 (12.78%) Software Developer
5 36 (11.50%) C++ Software Developer
5 36 (11.50%) Test Engineer
6 25 (7.99%) Systems Engineer
7 17 (5.43%) C# Developer
7 17 (5.43%) .NET Developer
8 16 (5.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (5.11%) Systems Support Engineer
8 16 (5.11%) Architect
8 16 (5.11%) Systems Support
9 14 (4.47%) Administrator
9 14 (4.47%) Support Analyst
10 13 (4.15%) Technical Support
11 12 (3.83%) Senior Developer
11 12 (3.83%) DBA
11 12 (3.83%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (26.52%) .NET
2 60 (19.17%) XML
3 36 (11.50%) HTML
4 33 (10.54%) CSS
5 31 (9.90%) ASP.NET
6 28 (8.95%) jQuery
7 23 (7.35%) HTML5
8 21 (6.71%) CSS3
9 20 (6.39%) Ajax
10 18 (5.75%) Web Services
11 14 (4.47%) XSLT
12 12 (3.83%) COM+
13 10 (3.19%) LINQ
14 9 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 9 (2.88%) XHTML
15 7 (2.24%) MFC
15 7 (2.24%) WinForms
16 5 (1.60%) Middleware
17 4 (1.28%) WPF
18 3 (0.96%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.61%) Smartcard
2 38 (12.14%) Computer Science
3 36 (11.50%) Mathematics
3 36 (11.50%) Mobile App
4 25 (7.99%) Blackberry
5 24 (7.67%) PKI
5 24 (7.67%) Biometrics
6 22 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.51%) Clustering
8 8 (2.56%) Mainframe
8 8 (2.56%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.92%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.60%) IVR
11 4 (1.28%) Replication
12 3 (0.96%) Life Science
12 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.64%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.64%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.64%) iPhone
14 1 (0.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 86 (27.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 62 (19.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 52 (16.61%) Windows XP
4 45 (14.38%) Windows Vista
5 40 (12.78%) Linux
6 31 (9.90%) UNIX
7 29 (9.27%) Android
7 29 (9.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (7.99%) Apple iOS
9 24 (7.67%) BlackBerry OS
10 9 (2.88%) Windows 7
11 8 (2.56%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.92%) CentOS
13 3 (0.96%) AIX
13 3 (0.96%) Solaris
14 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.32%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (15.34%) Cyber Security
3 45 (14.38%) Automated Testing
4 40 (12.78%) Software Engineering
5 33 (10.54%) Web Development
6 32 (10.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (8.95%) Project Management
8 26 (8.31%) ITIL
9 24 (7.67%) Manual Testing
9 24 (7.67%) Identity Management
10 20 (6.39%) OO
10 20 (6.39%) Configuration Management
11 17 (5.43%) Software Testing
11 17 (5.43%) Mentoring
12 14 (4.47%) Test Scripting
13 13 (4.15%) Logistics
13 13 (4.15%) MVC
14 12 (3.83%) Technical Architecture
15 11 (3.51%) Waterfall
15 11 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 120 (38.34%) SQL
2 79 (25.24%) C#
3 62 (19.81%) C++
4 30 (9.58%) Java
5 22 (7.03%) JavaScript
6 19 (6.07%) VB.NET
7 10 (3.19%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.92%) Python
9 5 (1.60%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.60%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.60%) C
10 4 (1.28%) VBScript
11 3 (0.96%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.96%) VB
12 2 (0.64%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.64%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.64%) Perl
12 2 (0.64%) PHP
13 1 (0.32%) Delphi
13 1 (0.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 87 (27.80%) Degree
2 27 (8.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (6.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (4.47%) MCSE
5 8 (2.56%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.92%) CCNA
7 6 (1.92%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 6 (1.92%) MCSM
8 4 (1.28%) MCSA
8 4 (1.28%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.28%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.96%) VCAP
9 3 (0.96%) ISEB
9 3 (0.96%) MCP
10 2 (0.64%) MCSD
10 2 (0.64%) CCNP
10 2 (0.64%) MCTS
10 2 (0.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.31%) ISO 9001
2 24 (7.67%) TickIT
3 8 (2.56%) SLA
4 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.64%) COBIT
4 2 (0.64%) QA
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (15.65%) Active Directory
2 41 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.11%) Hyper-V
4 14 (4.47%) vSphere
5 10 (3.19%) XenApp
6 5 (1.60%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.28%) vCloud
8 3 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.64%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.64%) Firmware
9 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.64%) XenServer
10 1 (0.32%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.60%) SCCM
1 5 (1.60%) SCOM
2 4 (1.28%) Windows Intune
3 3 (0.96%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.32%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.32%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.32%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.32%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 98 (31.31%) Microsoft
2 65 (20.77%) Oracle
2 65 (20.77%) VMware
3 20 (6.39%) NetApp
4 17 (5.43%) Cisco
5 13 (4.15%) Citrix
5 13 (4.15%) HP
6 12 (3.83%) Veeam
7 9 (2.88%) SAP
8 7 (2.24%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.92%) Perforce
10 4 (1.28%) Dell
11 3 (0.96%) EMC
11 3 (0.96%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.64%) Apple
12 2 (0.64%) Hitachi
12 2 (0.64%) Symantec
12 2 (0.64%) Sun
12 2 (0.64%) IBM
12 2 (0.64%) Altiris
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £45,000 per annum + bonus, pension, share option ++
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £44,000 per annum basic + bonus, pension, overtime, shares
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Lutterworth
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicester
Ascent People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
University of Leicester
Salary: £40,847 - £45,954 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Leicester
Outsourcery
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Leicester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Leicester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 21 days ago
Leicestershire
Modis International - London
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago