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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 121 162 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.41% 18.56% 22.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.57% 70.43% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 110 153 144
Average salary £38,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
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
154 230 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.16% 26.35% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 138 217 166
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,100 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +5 79 £39,500 +3.94% 13
Loughborough +5 7 £25,000 -28.57%
Hinckley +1 2 £35,000 +20.68%
Kegworth - 2 - -
Coalville - 1 £30,000 -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 108 (40.60%) Microsoft
2 107 (40.23%) SQL Server
3 96 (36.09%) SQL
3 96 (36.09%) Active Directory
4 92 (34.59%) VMware
5 79 (29.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (25.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 65 (24.44%) .NET
8 63 (23.68%) MS Exchange
9 59 (22.18%) Finance
10 56 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 55 (20.68%) MS Excel
12 54 (20.30%) C#
12 54 (20.30%) TCP/IP
12 54 (20.30%) Hyper-V
12 54 (20.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 46 (17.29%) Clustering
14 43 (16.17%) IIS
15 42 (15.79%) XML
16 39 (14.66%) SAN
17 38 (14.29%) Incident Management
18 37 (13.91%) Linux
19 34 (12.78%) Windows Server 2003
19 34 (12.78%) Degree
20 33 (12.41%) SCCM
20 33 (12.41%) DNS
20 33 (12.41%) Change Management
21 32 (12.03%) C++
21 32 (12.03%) Problem Management
21 32 (12.03%) PowerShell

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 63 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 43 (16.17%) IIS
3 6 (2.26%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.75%) Lync
6 2 (0.75%) Apache
6 2 (0.75%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.38%) CMS
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.38%) JBoss
7 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 55 (20.68%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.77%) MS Office
3 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) MS Project
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.38%) Simulink
4 1 (0.38%) Maya
4 1 (0.38%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.38%) Office 365
2 8 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.75%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (0.75%) IaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 54 (20.30%) TCP/IP
2 39 (14.66%) SAN
3 33 (12.41%) DNS
4 29 (10.90%) Firewall
5 19 (7.14%) WAN
6 18 (6.77%) Internet
7 17 (6.39%) NAS
8 16 (6.02%) LDAP
8 16 (6.02%) LAN
9 14 (5.26%) DHCP
10 13 (4.89%) Wireless
11 9 (3.38%) PBX
11 9 (3.38%) VPN
12 6 (2.26%) VoIP
13 4 (1.50%) Ethernet
14 3 (1.13%) VLAN
15 2 (0.75%) iSCSI
15 2 (0.75%) SSL
15 2 (0.75%) CTI
16 1 (0.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (40.23%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.75%) MySQL
5 2 (0.75%) MS Access
6 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.38%) Informix
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (3.38%) Subversion
2 5 (1.88%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.50%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.50%) MSTest
4 3 (1.13%) AccuRev
4 3 (1.13%) NUnit
4 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Blend
4 3 (1.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.13%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.75%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.75%) Xcode
5 2 (0.75%) TestPartner
5 2 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.75%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (0.75%) Moq
5 2 (0.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.38%) Redmine
6 1 (0.38%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.38%) Selenium
General
1 59 (22.18%) Finance
2 21 (7.89%) Retail
3 6 (2.26%) Back Office
3 6 (2.26%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.50%) Publishing
4 4 (1.50%) Banking
5 3 (1.13%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.13%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 49 (18.42%) Developer
2 44 (16.54%) Systems Engineer
3 37 (13.91%) Analyst
4 31 (11.65%) Support Engineer
5 23 (8.65%) Test Engineer
6 21 (7.89%) Software Developer
7 19 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 18 (6.77%) C++ Developer
9 17 (6.39%) C# Developer
9 17 (6.39%) Network Engineer
9 17 (6.39%) Support Analyst
10 16 (6.02%) C++ Software Developer
11 15 (5.64%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (5.64%) Architect
12 14 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
12 14 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (4.89%) Technical Support
14 12 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support
14 12 (4.51%) ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (4.51%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (24.44%) .NET
2 42 (15.79%) XML
3 31 (11.65%) HTML
4 24 (9.02%) CSS
5 23 (8.65%) HTML5
6 22 (8.27%) jQuery
7 20 (7.52%) ASP.NET
8 19 (7.14%) XSLT
9 18 (6.77%) CSS3
10 17 (6.39%) Ajax
11 14 (5.26%) WPF
11 14 (5.26%) XHTML
12 13 (4.89%) Web Services
12 13 (4.89%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 8 (3.01%) .NET Framework
13 8 (3.01%) WCF
14 6 (2.26%) JSON
14 6 (2.26%) WinForms
15 5 (1.88%) WF
16 4 (1.50%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 46 (17.29%) Clustering
2 31 (11.65%) Smartcard
3 25 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.77%) Mobile App
5 17 (6.39%) Blackberry
6 16 (6.02%) Mathematics
6 16 (6.02%) Computer Science
6 16 (6.02%) PKI
7 15 (5.64%) Biometrics
8 5 (1.88%) IVR
9 4 (1.50%) VLE
9 4 (1.50%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.50%) Replication
10 3 (1.13%) MPEG
10 3 (1.13%) Life Science
10 3 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.13%) FMCG
11 2 (0.75%) iPhone
11 2 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 79 (29.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 54 (20.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 37 (13.91%) Linux
4 34 (12.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 26 (9.77%) Android
7 25 (9.40%) UNIX
8 21 (7.89%) Apple iOS
9 19 (7.14%) Windows Vista
10 16 (6.02%) BlackBerry OS
11 13 (4.89%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.88%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.50%) CentOS
14 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.38%) AIX
15 1 (0.38%) Solaris
15 1 (0.38%) Debian
15 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 38 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 33 (12.41%) Change Management
4 32 (12.03%) Problem Management
5 31 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (11.65%) Cyber Security
6 30 (11.28%) Software Engineering
7 29 (10.90%) Data Protection
8 24 (9.02%) Project Management
9 22 (8.27%) Mentoring
10 20 (7.52%) MVC
11 19 (7.14%) Web Development
12 18 (6.77%) Automated Testing
13 15 (5.64%) Identity Management
14 14 (5.26%) ITIL
14 14 (5.26%) Logistics
14 14 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (4.51%) Technical Architecture
16 10 (3.76%) Enterprise Architecture
16 10 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 96 (36.09%) SQL
2 54 (20.30%) C#
3 32 (12.03%) C++
3 32 (12.03%) PowerShell
4 20 (7.52%) Java
5 13 (4.89%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.01%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.26%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.88%) C
8 5 (1.88%) VB
8 5 (1.88%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.50%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.13%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.13%) XPath
11 2 (0.75%) Python
11 2 (0.75%) PHP
11 2 (0.75%) VBScript
12 1 (0.38%) Perl
12 1 (0.38%) Delphi
12 1 (0.38%) VC++
Qualifications
1 34 (12.78%) Degree
2 13 (4.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (3.01%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.50%) NVQ Level 3
5 4 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.50%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.13%) ISEB
7 2 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.75%) CCNA
8 1 (0.38%) VCP4
8 1 (0.38%) HND
8 1 (0.38%) MCSA
8 1 (0.38%) MCDST
8 1 (0.38%) MCTS
8 1 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 18 (6.77%) ISO 9001
3 15 (5.64%) TickIT
4 7 (2.63%) SLA
5 5 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 96 (36.09%) Active Directory
2 68 (25.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (20.30%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.14%) XenApp
5 5 (1.88%) vSphere
6 4 (1.50%) vCloud
6 4 (1.50%) Firmware
7 3 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.38%) GPFS
9 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (12.41%) SCCM
2 21 (7.89%) SCOM
3 4 (1.50%) Windows Intune
4 3 (1.13%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.13%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.75%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.75%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.75%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.75%) DameWare
6 1 (0.38%) WSUS
6 1 (0.38%) Nagios
6 1 (0.38%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 108 (40.60%) Microsoft
2 92 (34.59%) VMware
3 31 (11.65%) Oracle
4 29 (10.90%) HP
5 28 (10.53%) Dell
5 28 (10.53%) Altiris
6 26 (9.77%) Citrix
7 24 (9.02%) Cisco
8 17 (6.39%) NetApp
9 12 (4.51%) IBM
9 12 (4.51%) Veeam
10 11 (4.14%) EMC
11 6 (2.26%) Google
12 5 (1.88%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.88%) SAP
13 4 (1.50%) Apple
14 2 (0.75%) Avaya
14 2 (0.75%) Adobe
14 2 (0.75%) Sun
14 2 (0.75%) Rackspace
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 per annum + £2,200 Shift Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
QA Limited
Salary: £201.75 per week
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £42,000 per annum + bonus, pension, other fantastic bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 27 days ago