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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 124 160 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.06% 17.02% 17.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.98% 73.73% 82.58%
Number of salaries quoted 100 155 115
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
157 217 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.60% 23.09% 21.71%
Number of salaries quoted 130 209 132
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +2 80 £35,000 -11.39% 4
Kegworth - 9 - -
Loughborough +4 5 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Hinckley - 5 £55,000 -
Lutterworth -1 3 £30,500 -6.15%
Coalville -6 1 £30,000 +57.89%
Melton Mowbray - 1 £18,000 -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 115 (45.63%) Microsoft
2 109 (43.25%) Active Directory
3 101 (40.08%) SQL Server
4 92 (36.51%) VMware
5 80 (31.75%) SQL
6 75 (29.76%) MS Excel
7 73 (28.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 64 (25.40%) Hyper-V
8 64 (25.40%) TCP/IP
9 63 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 60 (23.81%) .NET
10 60 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 59 (23.41%) VMware Infrastructure
12 53 (21.03%) IIS
13 52 (20.63%) Disaster Recovery
14 51 (20.24%) Clustering
14 51 (20.24%) Finance
15 46 (18.25%) C#
16 44 (17.46%) Incident Management
17 42 (16.67%) XML
18 40 (15.87%) Linux
18 40 (15.87%) Change Management
19 39 (15.48%) SAN
20 38 (15.08%) HP
20 38 (15.08%) SCCM
21 37 (14.68%) Dell
22 36 (14.29%) Citrix
23 34 (13.49%) HTML
23 34 (13.49%) Problem Management
23 34 (13.49%) PowerShell

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 53 (21.03%) IIS
3 8 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.98%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.59%) Lync
7 3 (1.19%) JBoss
8 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.40%) Apache
9 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 75 (29.76%) MS Excel
2 27 (10.71%) MS Office
3 4 (1.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.79%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.40%) Simulink
5 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.98%) Office 365
2 4 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.40%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.40%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.40%) IaaS
3 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (25.40%) TCP/IP
2 39 (15.48%) SAN
3 33 (13.10%) Firewall
4 30 (11.90%) DNS
5 21 (8.33%) WAN
6 19 (7.54%) LAN
7 17 (6.75%) NAS
8 14 (5.56%) DHCP
9 12 (4.76%) Internet
10 9 (3.57%) LDAP
10 9 (3.57%) VoIP
11 8 (3.17%) Wireless
12 6 (2.38%) VPN
13 5 (1.98%) PBX
14 2 (0.79%) FTP
14 2 (0.79%) HTTP
14 2 (0.79%) Intranet
14 2 (0.79%) CTI
14 2 (0.79%) VLAN
15 1 (0.40%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (40.08%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.19%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.79%) MySQL
6 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.40%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (2.78%) Subversion
2 6 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.98%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (1.59%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.19%) AccuRev
5 3 (1.19%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.19%) MSBuild
5 3 (1.19%) TestPartner
6 2 (0.79%) NUnit
6 2 (0.79%) Xcode
6 2 (0.79%) MSTest
6 2 (0.79%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.79%) Moq
6 2 (0.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.40%) Selenium
7 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.40%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.40%) Mercurial
General
1 51 (20.24%) Finance
2 20 (7.94%) Retail
3 10 (3.97%) Banking
3 10 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.78%) International Banking
5 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.19%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.79%) Publishing
6 2 (0.79%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) French Language
7 1 (0.40%) German Language
7 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 52 (20.63%) Analyst
2 44 (17.46%) Developer
3 38 (15.08%) Systems Engineer
4 22 (8.73%) Service Analyst
4 22 (8.73%) Service Desk Analyst
5 21 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 17 (6.75%) .NET Developer
6 17 (6.75%) Support Engineer
7 16 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (5.95%) Support Analyst
8 15 (5.95%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 15 (5.95%) Security Engineer
9 14 (5.56%) Applications Support
9 14 (5.56%) Web Developer
9 14 (5.56%) Software Developer
10 13 (5.16%) Test Engineer
11 12 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
12 11 (4.37%) Team Leader
12 11 (4.37%) Senior Security Engineer
13 10 (3.97%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (23.81%) .NET
2 42 (16.67%) XML
3 34 (13.49%) HTML
4 28 (11.11%) CSS
5 25 (9.92%) ASP.NET
6 24 (9.52%) jQuery
7 20 (7.94%) CSS3
7 20 (7.94%) Web Services
8 15 (5.95%) HTML5
9 13 (5.16%) WPF
10 10 (3.97%) XSLT
10 10 (3.97%) WCF
10 10 (3.97%) Ajax
11 9 (3.57%) .NET Framework
11 9 (3.57%) WinForms
12 8 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 7 (2.78%) XHTML
14 6 (2.38%) JSON
15 5 (1.98%) WF
15 5 (1.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (20.24%) Clustering
2 18 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.75%) Smartcard
4 16 (6.35%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.97%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.57%) PKI
6 9 (3.57%) Mathematics
6 9 (3.57%) Blackberry
7 8 (3.17%) Biometrics
8 6 (2.38%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.98%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.59%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.59%) Fat Client
11 3 (1.19%) Graphic Design
11 3 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.19%) MPEG
12 2 (0.79%) VLE
12 2 (0.79%) Tandem
12 2 (0.79%) GIS
12 2 (0.79%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 73 (28.97%) Windows Server 2008
2 60 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 40 (15.87%) Linux
4 28 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (9.13%) Windows XP
6 18 (7.14%) Android
7 17 (6.75%) Windows 7
8 14 (5.56%) Apple iOS
9 12 (4.76%) Windows Vista
9 12 (4.76%) UNIX
10 9 (3.57%) BlackBerry OS
11 5 (1.98%) Solaris
12 4 (1.59%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.19%) AIX
14 2 (0.79%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.79%) CentOS
15 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (20.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 44 (17.46%) Incident Management
3 40 (15.87%) Change Management
4 34 (13.49%) Problem Management
5 31 (12.30%) Data Protection
6 28 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (9.52%) MVC
8 21 (8.33%) Web Development
9 19 (7.54%) Mentoring
10 17 (6.75%) Software Engineering
10 17 (6.75%) Cyber Security
11 14 (5.56%) ITIL
12 13 (5.16%) Automated Testing
13 9 (3.57%) Scrum
14 8 (3.17%) Identity Management
14 8 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (3.17%) Logistics
15 7 (2.78%) System Testing
15 7 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (2.78%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 80 (31.75%) SQL
2 46 (18.25%) C#
3 34 (13.49%) PowerShell
4 24 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 17 (6.75%) C++
5 17 (6.75%) VB.NET
6 16 (6.35%) Java
7 6 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.38%) VB
8 5 (1.98%) C
9 4 (1.59%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.19%) XPath
11 2 (0.79%) VB6
11 2 (0.79%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.79%) VBScript
11 2 (0.79%) PHP
12 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.40%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.40%) Python
12 1 (0.40%) VC++
Qualifications
1 21 (8.33%) Degree
2 13 (5.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (5.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (2.78%) MCP
4 6 (2.38%) MCSE
5 4 (1.59%) CCNA
5 4 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.59%) ISEB
5 4 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.59%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.79%) MCSA
6 2 (0.79%) CCNP
6 2 (0.79%) PMP
6 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.79%) NVQ Level 3
6 2 (0.79%) MCTS
7 1 (0.40%) MCITP
7 1 (0.40%) MCDST
7 1 (0.40%) CCDP
7 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.32%) PCI DSS
2 24 (9.52%) SLA
2 24 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (4.37%) ISO 9001
4 8 (3.17%) TickIT
5 5 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 109 (43.25%) Active Directory
2 64 (25.40%) Hyper-V
3 59 (23.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.57%) XenApp
5 6 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (1.59%) Firmware
7 2 (0.79%) vSphere
7 2 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.79%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (15.08%) SCCM
2 23 (9.13%) SCOM
3 6 (2.38%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.19%) WSUS
4 3 (1.19%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.19%) DameWare
5 2 (0.79%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.79%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.40%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.40%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.40%) Control-M
6 1 (0.40%) Nagios
Vendors
1 115 (45.63%) Microsoft
2 92 (36.51%) VMware
3 38 (15.08%) HP
4 37 (14.68%) Dell
5 36 (14.29%) Citrix
6 31 (12.30%) Altiris
7 27 (10.71%) Cisco
8 21 (8.33%) IBM
9 19 (7.54%) Oracle
10 18 (7.14%) NetApp
11 16 (6.35%) EMC
12 12 (4.76%) Veeam
13 5 (1.98%) Google
14 4 (1.59%) Remedy
15 3 (1.19%) Apple
15 3 (1.19%) SAP
16 2 (0.79%) Adobe
16 2 (0.79%) Red Hat
16 2 (0.79%) i2
16 2 (0.79%) Avaya
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