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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 126 185 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.77% 21.89% 22.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.56% 69.81% 80.53%
Number of salaries quoted 113 175 140
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 £24,150 £26,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -
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
169 265 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.84% 31.36% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 147 247 176
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £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 January 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 26 January 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 77 £40,000 +5.26% 12
Loughborough +9 10 £26,250 -1.86% 3
Hinckley +4 4 £35,000 +20.68% 1
Lutterworth +5 2 £24,500 -30.00%
Coalville - 1 £28,000 - 2
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 103 (39.02%) SQL
2 102 (38.64%) SQL Server
3 96 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 83 (31.44%) VMware
5 80 (30.30%) Active Directory
6 76 (28.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 67 (25.38%) .NET
8 60 (22.73%) Finance
8 60 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 57 (21.59%) C#
10 55 (20.83%) MS Excel
10 55 (20.83%) MS Exchange
11 48 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 48 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 45 (17.05%) XML
13 43 (16.29%) Hyper-V
14 39 (14.77%) TCP/IP
15 38 (14.39%) Linux
15 38 (14.39%) Degree
16 37 (14.02%) C++
16 37 (14.02%) Windows Server 2003
17 35 (13.26%) SAN
17 35 (13.26%) Smartcard
17 35 (13.26%) Cyber Security
18 34 (12.88%) Oracle
18 34 (12.88%) Clustering
18 34 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
19 33 (12.50%) IIS
19 33 (12.50%) HTML
19 33 (12.50%) Software Engineering

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 55 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 33 (12.50%) IIS
3 9 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.27%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.52%) Lync
7 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.76%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.76%) Apache
8 2 (0.76%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.38%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) JBoss
9 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 55 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.58%) MS Office
3 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.76%) Simulink
4 1 (0.38%) Maya
4 1 (0.38%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.38%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.92%) Office 365
2 7 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.76%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (14.77%) TCP/IP
2 35 (13.26%) SAN
3 29 (10.98%) Firewall
3 29 (10.98%) DNS
4 21 (7.95%) WAN
5 18 (6.82%) LDAP
5 18 (6.82%) LAN
6 16 (6.06%) NAS
7 14 (5.30%) Internet
8 13 (4.92%) DHCP
9 11 (4.17%) Wireless
10 10 (3.79%) VPN
11 9 (3.41%) PBX
12 6 (2.27%) VoIP
13 4 (1.52%) Ethernet
14 2 (0.76%) MPLS
14 2 (0.76%) IP Telephony
14 2 (0.76%) VLAN
14 2 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.76%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.76%) MySQL
5 2 (0.76%) MS Access
6 1 (0.38%) Informix
Development Applications
1 11 (4.17%) Subversion
2 6 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.89%) MSTest
4 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Blend
4 3 (1.14%) NUnit
4 3 (1.14%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.76%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (0.76%) Xcode
5 2 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.76%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (0.76%) Moq
6 1 (0.38%) Hudson
6 1 (0.38%) TestPartner
6 1 (0.38%) JUnit
6 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
General
1 60 (22.73%) Finance
2 15 (5.68%) Retail
3 8 (3.03%) Back Office
4 6 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.52%) Banking
5 4 (1.52%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.14%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.76%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) Billing
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (20.83%) Developer
2 36 (13.64%) Analyst
3 35 (13.26%) Systems Engineer
4 31 (11.74%) Support Engineer
5 27 (10.23%) Test Engineer
6 24 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 23 (8.71%) Software Developer
8 22 (8.33%) C++ Developer
8 22 (8.33%) C# Developer
9 20 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (7.20%) Support Analyst
11 18 (6.82%) C++ Software Developer
12 17 (6.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (6.06%) Architect
13 16 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (5.30%) Technical Support
15 13 (4.92%) VMware Engineer
16 12 (4.55%) Network Engineer
17 11 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (25.38%) .NET
2 45 (17.05%) XML
3 33 (12.50%) HTML
4 26 (9.85%) CSS
4 26 (9.85%) HTML5
5 24 (9.09%) XSLT
6 23 (8.71%) jQuery
7 22 (8.33%) Ajax
8 21 (7.95%) ASP.NET
9 19 (7.20%) CSS3
10 18 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 18 (6.82%) XHTML
11 14 (5.30%) WPF
12 11 (4.17%) Web Services
13 9 (3.41%) .NET Framework
14 8 (3.03%) WCF
15 6 (2.27%) WinForms
15 6 (2.27%) JSON
16 5 (1.89%) WF
17 4 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.26%) Smartcard
2 34 (12.88%) Clustering
3 30 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (7.20%) Mobile App
4 19 (7.20%) Blackberry
5 18 (6.82%) Mathematics
5 18 (6.82%) Computer Science
5 18 (6.82%) PKI
6 17 (6.44%) Biometrics
7 5 (1.89%) IVR
8 4 (1.52%) Replication
9 3 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.14%) FMCG
9 3 (1.14%) Life Science
9 3 (1.14%) MPEG
9 3 (1.14%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.14%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.76%) Tandem
10 2 (0.76%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 76 (28.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 48 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 38 (14.39%) Linux
4 37 (14.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (12.12%) Windows XP
6 27 (10.23%) Android
7 26 (9.85%) UNIX
8 23 (8.71%) Apple iOS
9 21 (7.95%) Windows Vista
10 18 (6.82%) BlackBerry OS
11 12 (4.55%) Windows 7
12 6 (2.27%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.52%) CentOS
14 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.76%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.38%) Debian
15 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 35 (13.26%) Cyber Security
3 34 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 27 (10.23%) Project Management
6 26 (9.85%) Incident Management
7 24 (9.09%) Change Management
7 24 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 22 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 21 (7.95%) MVC
10 20 (7.58%) Logistics
11 19 (7.20%) Automated Testing
11 19 (7.20%) Data Protection
11 19 (7.20%) ITIL
12 18 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (6.82%) Web Development
13 17 (6.44%) Identity Management
14 12 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
15 11 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
15 11 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (39.02%) SQL
2 57 (21.59%) C#
3 37 (14.02%) C++
4 23 (8.71%) PowerShell
5 22 (8.33%) Java
6 11 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.65%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.27%) Bash Shell
9 5 (1.89%) VB
9 5 (1.89%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.89%) C
10 4 (1.52%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.14%) XPath
11 3 (1.14%) Python
11 3 (1.14%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.76%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.76%) VBScript
12 2 (0.76%) Perl
12 2 (0.76%) PHP
13 1 (0.38%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 38 (14.39%) Degree
2 14 (5.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.41%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.52%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.14%) CCNA
7 3 (1.14%) MCSE
7 3 (1.14%) MCSA
8 2 (0.76%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.38%) MCTS
9 1 (0.38%) MCITP
9 1 (0.38%) CCSP
9 1 (0.38%) CCNP
9 1 (0.38%) CCIP
9 1 (0.38%) CCDA
9 1 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.58%) ISO 9001
2 17 (6.44%) TickIT
3 12 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (4.55%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.27%) SLA
5 3 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 80 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 60 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (16.29%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.79%) XenApp
5 7 (2.65%) vSphere
6 4 (1.52%) Firmware
6 4 (1.52%) vCloud
7 2 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.38%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 25 (9.47%) SCCM
2 17 (6.44%) SCOM
3 4 (1.52%) Windows Intune
4 3 (1.14%) SCDPM
4 3 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (1.14%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.76%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.76%) DameWare
6 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.38%) WSUS
6 1 (0.38%) Nagios
6 1 (0.38%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 96 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 83 (31.44%) VMware
3 34 (12.88%) Oracle
4 21 (7.95%) Cisco
4 21 (7.95%) HP
5 19 (7.20%) Dell
5 19 (7.20%) Citrix
5 19 (7.20%) Altiris
6 18 (6.82%) NetApp
7 13 (4.92%) Veeam
8 8 (3.03%) IBM
9 7 (2.65%) EMC
10 6 (2.27%) Google
11 5 (1.89%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.52%) Apple
12 4 (1.52%) SAP
13 3 (1.14%) Sun
13 3 (1.14%) AccuRev
14 2 (0.76%) Lotus
14 2 (0.76%) Rackspace
Coalville, Leicestershire
ICTIC Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum , Travel expenses will be paid
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £42,000 per annum + bonus, pension, other fantastic bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leicestershire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + company car
Posted: 3 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 3 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + good company
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Loughborough
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Robert Half
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £39,000 per annum + oncall, bonus, pension, other benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + on call, overtime, bonus, pension ++
Posted: 6 days ago
Hinckley
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £4100 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leicester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leicester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago