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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 18 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 86 141 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.46% 16.79% 26.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.14% 74.60% 80.35%
Number of salaries quoted 64 121 177
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
116 189 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.81% 22.50% 33.24%
Number of salaries quoted 94 156 219
Average salary £28,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 63 £30,000 -29.49% 8
Kegworth - 8 - -
Hinckley +6 4 £32,000 +68.42% 1
Loughborough -1 3 £19,000 -43.70%
Market Harborough +8 2 £23,500 -41.25%
Coalville +7 2 £27,000 +20.00% 1
Melton Mowbray - 2 £33,750 -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 125 (58.96%) Microsoft
2 85 (40.09%) Active Directory
3 84 (39.62%) MS Excel
4 66 (31.13%) VMware
5 58 (27.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (25.94%) SQL Server
7 52 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (20.28%) .NET
9 42 (19.81%) MS Office
9 42 (19.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 41 (19.34%) MS Exchange
11 39 (18.40%) SQL
11 39 (18.40%) Finance
12 37 (17.45%) Change Management
13 36 (16.98%) C#
13 36 (16.98%) Linux
13 36 (16.98%) Hyper-V
14 33 (15.57%) TCP/IP
14 33 (15.57%) SLA
15 31 (14.62%) HP
15 31 (14.62%) IIS
15 31 (14.62%) Disaster Recovery
15 31 (14.62%) Clustering
16 30 (14.15%) SAN
17 29 (13.68%) ITIL
17 29 (13.68%) Windows 7
18 27 (12.74%) Degree
18 27 (12.74%) Incident Management
19 25 (11.79%) Microsoft Certification
19 25 (11.79%) Windows Server 2003

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 41 (19.34%) MS Exchange
2 31 (14.62%) IIS
3 16 (7.55%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.94%) JBoss
6 2 (0.94%) Apache
6 2 (0.94%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.94%) Lync
7 1 (0.47%) SAS
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 84 (39.62%) MS Excel
2 42 (19.81%) MS Office
3 6 (2.83%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.36%) MS Project
4 5 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.47%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (2.36%) Primavera
2 4 (1.89%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.83%) Office 365
3 3 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.47%) SaaS
4 1 (0.47%) PaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.57%) TCP/IP
2 30 (14.15%) SAN
3 23 (10.85%) Firewall
4 22 (10.38%) LAN
5 20 (9.43%) WAN
6 14 (6.60%) VoIP
7 12 (5.66%) DNS
8 10 (4.72%) PBX
8 10 (4.72%) Wireless
9 9 (4.25%) DHCP
10 8 (3.77%) CTI
11 4 (1.89%) HTTP
12 3 (1.42%) Structured Cabling
12 3 (1.42%) VLAN
12 3 (1.42%) Internet
12 3 (1.42%) VPN
13 2 (0.94%) OSPF
13 2 (0.94%) BGP
13 2 (0.94%) Intranet
13 2 (0.94%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (25.94%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.36%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.36%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.89%) MySQL
6 3 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.94%) MS Access
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (4.72%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.89%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.42%) Subversion
5 1 (0.47%) TestPartner
5 1 (0.47%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.47%) NUnit
5 1 (0.47%) MSTest
5 1 (0.47%) Moq
5 1 (0.47%) Hudson
5 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (18.40%) Finance
2 21 (9.91%) Banking
3 20 (9.43%) International Banking
4 13 (6.13%) Retail
5 11 (5.19%) Marketing
6 7 (3.30%) French Language
7 5 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.36%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.89%) Publishing
9 3 (1.42%) German Language
9 3 (1.42%) Italian Language
9 3 (1.42%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.47%) Back Office
11 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (28.30%) Analyst
2 33 (15.57%) Developer
3 31 (14.62%) Service Analyst
3 31 (14.62%) Service Desk Analyst
4 25 (11.79%) Systems Engineer
5 24 (11.32%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 16 (7.55%) Support Analyst
7 14 (6.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (6.13%) Web Developer
9 11 (5.19%) IT Support
10 10 (4.72%) Support Engineer
10 10 (4.72%) .NET Developer
11 9 (4.25%) IT Support Analyst
11 9 (4.25%) 1st Line Support
12 8 (3.77%) C# Developer
12 8 (3.77%) VoIP Engineer
13 7 (3.30%) Senior Security Engineer
13 7 (3.30%) Senior VoIP Engineer
13 7 (3.30%) Security Engineer
13 7 (3.30%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (20.28%) .NET
2 24 (11.32%) ASP.NET
3 23 (10.85%) CSS
3 23 (10.85%) HTML
4 21 (9.91%) XML
5 19 (8.96%) jQuery
6 15 (7.08%) Web Services
7 10 (4.72%) CSS3
8 6 (2.83%) WPF
9 5 (2.36%) HTML5
9 5 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (2.36%) SOAP
9 5 (2.36%) WinForms
9 5 (2.36%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.89%) Ajax
11 3 (1.42%) REST
11 3 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 3 (1.42%) Entity Framework
12 2 (0.94%) Castle Windsor
12 2 (0.94%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.62%) Clustering
2 18 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.25%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.25%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.77%) EPoS
5 7 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.36%) Graphic Design
6 5 (2.36%) PMI
7 4 (1.89%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.89%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.42%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.42%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.42%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.94%) GIS
9 2 (0.94%) iPad
10 1 (0.47%) iSeries
10 1 (0.47%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.47%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 58 (27.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 52 (24.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 36 (16.98%) Linux
4 29 (13.68%) Windows 7
5 25 (11.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (8.49%) Windows 8
7 12 (5.66%) Windows XP
8 10 (4.72%) UNIX
9 4 (1.89%) Android
9 4 (1.89%) CentOS
10 3 (1.42%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.42%) AIX
10 3 (1.42%) Solaris
11 2 (0.94%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.47%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.45%) Change Management
2 31 (14.62%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (13.68%) ITIL
4 27 (12.74%) Incident Management
5 22 (10.38%) Problem Management
6 18 (8.49%) MVC
7 17 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (6.60%) Mentoring
9 13 (6.13%) Web Development
9 13 (6.13%) Data Protection
10 11 (5.19%) Project Management
10 11 (5.19%) PRINCE2
11 10 (4.72%) Software Engineering
12 9 (4.25%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (3.30%) Capacity Management
15 6 (2.83%) Service Delivery
15 6 (2.83%) Project Planning
15 6 (2.83%) CRM
16 5 (2.36%) OO
Programming Languages
1 39 (18.40%) SQL
2 36 (16.98%) C#
3 21 (9.91%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.72%) VB.NET
5 8 (3.77%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.77%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.83%) VB
7 5 (2.36%) Java
8 3 (1.42%) C
8 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.42%) VB6
9 2 (0.94%) Ruby
10 1 (0.47%) XAML
10 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.47%) C++
10 1 (0.47%) Delphi
10 1 (0.47%) PHP
10 1 (0.47%) RPG
Qualifications
1 27 (12.74%) Degree
2 25 (11.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (10.38%) MCP
4 18 (8.49%) MCSE
5 11 (5.19%) PMP
5 11 (5.19%) PMI Certification
6 7 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.83%) A+ Certification
8 5 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.89%) CCNA
10 3 (1.42%) CCNP
10 3 (1.42%) MCTS
11 2 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.94%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.94%) MCSA
12 1 (0.47%) CCDP
12 1 (0.47%) ISEB
12 1 (0.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (15.57%) SLA
2 11 (5.19%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.36%) PMBOK
5 3 (1.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 85 (40.09%) Active Directory
2 42 (19.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (16.98%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.60%) vSphere
5 5 (2.36%) XenApp
6 3 (1.42%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (8.49%) SCCM
2 13 (6.13%) SCOM
3 4 (1.89%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.94%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.94%) WSUS
6 1 (0.47%) Control-M
6 1 (0.47%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.47%) DameWare
6 1 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 125 (58.96%) Microsoft
2 66 (31.13%) VMware
3 31 (14.62%) HP
4 24 (11.32%) Dell
5 20 (9.43%) Citrix
6 19 (8.96%) Cisco
7 14 (6.60%) Oracle
7 14 (6.60%) NetApp
8 13 (6.13%) IBM
9 12 (5.66%) SAP
9 12 (5.66%) Altiris
10 9 (4.25%) EMC
11 6 (2.83%) Veeam
12 5 (2.36%) Planview
13 4 (1.89%) Remedy
13 4 (1.89%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.94%) Apple
14 2 (0.94%) Google
14 2 (0.94%) IronPort
14 2 (0.94%) Rackspace
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