The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 152 129 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 15.97% 17.89% 16.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 69.72% 83.77% 70.12%
Number of salaries quoted 146 115 97
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
218 154 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.90% 21.36% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 208 132 139
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
Windows
East Midlands

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -2 92 £42,000 +20.00% 7
Lutterworth - 14 £32,500 - 3
Loughborough +3 2 £35,000 -14.63% 2
Hinckley +3 1 £19,000 -
Market Harborough -17 1 - -
Coalville - 1 £19,000 -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 173 (50.29%) SQL Server
2 161 (46.80%) Microsoft
3 127 (36.92%) C#
3 127 (36.92%) .NET
4 115 (33.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 109 (31.69%) Active Directory
6 89 (25.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 86 (25.00%) SQL
8 78 (22.67%) TCP/IP
9 76 (22.09%) Smartcard
10 75 (21.80%) Finance
11 72 (20.93%) MS Excel
12 71 (20.64%) Cyber Security
13 68 (19.77%) Degree
13 68 (19.77%) VMware
14 67 (19.48%) MS Exchange
15 61 (17.73%) C++
16 57 (16.57%) DNS
17 54 (15.70%) ASP.NET
17 54 (15.70%) Software Engineering
17 54 (15.70%) Android
18 52 (15.12%) Apple iOS
18 52 (15.12%) Linux
18 52 (15.12%) Citrix
19 50 (14.53%) Windows XP
19 50 (14.53%) IIS
19 50 (14.53%) Windows Server 2012
20 49 (14.24%) Computer Science
20 49 (14.24%) Oracle
20 49 (14.24%) Clustering

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 67 (19.48%) MS Exchange
2 50 (14.53%) IIS
3 41 (11.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 26 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (3.78%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.91%) Lync
8 8 (2.33%) CMS
9 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (0.87%) SAS
11 2 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.29%) Site Server
12 1 (0.29%) Drupal
12 1 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 72 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 32 (9.30%) MS Office
3 8 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.29%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.74%) Office 365
2 4 (1.16%) IaaS
2 4 (1.16%) PaaS
2 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 78 (22.67%) TCP/IP
2 57 (16.57%) DNS
3 41 (11.92%) SAN
4 35 (10.17%) Firewall
5 32 (9.30%) LDAP
6 29 (8.43%) NetScaler
7 28 (8.14%) WAN
8 25 (7.27%) Internet
9 23 (6.69%) LAN
10 17 (4.94%) Wireless
11 13 (3.78%) DHCP
12 10 (2.91%) PBX
12 10 (2.91%) VoIP
13 9 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (2.33%) VPN
15 7 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (1.45%) Modbus
17 4 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
18 3 (0.87%) Intranet
18 3 (0.87%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (50.29%) SQL Server
2 44 (12.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (11.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 28 (8.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (3.78%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.91%) MySQL
7 4 (1.16%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.16%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.87%) DB2
9 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.29%) OLTP
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 43 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (2.03%) TestPartner
3 7 (2.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.87%) Xcode
5 3 (0.87%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 75 (21.80%) Finance
2 14 (4.07%) Retail
3 11 (3.20%) Publishing
4 6 (1.74%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.87%) Games
5 3 (0.87%) Billing
5 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.58%) Marketing
6 2 (0.58%) Automotive
7 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 126 (36.63%) Developer
2 50 (14.53%) Software Developer
3 46 (13.37%) C++ Developer
4 38 (11.05%) Systems Engineer
5 34 (9.88%) C++ Software Developer
6 33 (9.59%) Support Engineer
7 30 (8.72%) Web Developer
8 29 (8.43%) Test Engineer
9 17 (4.94%) Mobile Developer
10 16 (4.65%) IT Support
10 16 (4.65%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 16 (4.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 14 (4.07%) Development Manager
11 14 (4.07%) .NET Developer
12 13 (3.78%) Applications Developer
13 12 (3.49%) Analyst
14 10 (2.91%) Senior Developer
14 10 (2.91%) Software Engineer
15 9 (2.62%) Security Engineer
15 9 (2.62%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (36.92%) .NET
2 54 (15.70%) ASP.NET
3 48 (13.95%) XML
4 42 (12.21%) WinForms
5 40 (11.63%) HTML
6 36 (10.47%) CSS
7 35 (10.17%) jQuery
8 30 (8.72%) Ajax
9 29 (8.43%) Web Services
9 29 (8.43%) LINQ
10 26 (7.56%) WPF
11 16 (4.65%) .NET Framework
12 11 (3.20%) RESTful
13 9 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (2.62%) WCF
14 7 (2.03%) XSLT
14 7 (2.03%) SOAP
14 7 (2.03%) JSON
14 7 (2.03%) HTML5
14 7 (2.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 76 (22.09%) Smartcard
2 49 (14.24%) Computer Science
2 49 (14.24%) Clustering
3 47 (13.66%) Blackberry
4 42 (12.21%) PKI
5 39 (11.34%) Mobile App
6 34 (9.88%) Mathematics
6 34 (9.88%) Biometrics
7 10 (2.91%) Firmware
8 7 (2.03%) iPhone
9 6 (1.74%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.74%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.87%) PMI
10 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.87%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.58%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.58%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.58%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.29%) EPoS
12 1 (0.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 115 (33.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 89 (25.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 54 (15.70%) Android
4 52 (15.12%) Apple iOS
4 52 (15.12%) Linux
5 50 (14.53%) Windows XP
5 50 (14.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (10.76%) Windows Vista
7 31 (9.01%) Windows 7
7 31 (9.01%) BlackBerry OS
8 14 (4.07%) Windows Phone
9 13 (3.78%) Windows Phone 8
10 11 (3.20%) Windows Mobile
11 9 (2.62%) UNIX
12 8 (2.33%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.74%) AIX
14 5 (1.45%) Windows 2000
15 4 (1.16%) HPUX
16 3 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (20.64%) Cyber Security
2 54 (15.70%) Software Engineering
3 40 (11.63%) Identity Management
4 36 (10.47%) Web Development
5 30 (8.72%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (7.56%) Change Management
6 26 (7.56%) Scrum
7 24 (6.98%) Automated Testing
8 22 (6.40%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (6.10%) Capacity Planning
10 20 (5.81%) Data Protection
11 19 (5.52%) Information Security
12 17 (4.94%) CRM
12 17 (4.94%) Incident Management
13 15 (4.36%) E-Commerce
13 15 (4.36%) Problem Management
13 15 (4.36%) Android Development
14 13 (3.78%) MVC
14 13 (3.78%) Test Scripting
15 12 (3.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (36.92%) C#
2 86 (25.00%) SQL
3 61 (17.73%) C++
4 48 (13.95%) Java
5 41 (11.92%) JavaScript
6 39 (11.34%) PowerShell
7 34 (9.88%) VB.NET
8 29 (8.43%) VBScript
9 16 (4.65%) Objective-C
10 15 (4.36%) XAML
11 14 (4.07%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.62%) PHP
13 5 (1.45%) VB
14 3 (0.87%) Delphi
15 2 (0.58%) C
15 2 (0.58%) PowerHouse
15 2 (0.58%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.29%) VC++
16 1 (0.29%) Python
16 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (19.77%) Degree
2 37 (10.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (6.10%) MCSE
4 15 (4.36%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (4.36%) CCNA
4 15 (4.36%) MCTS
5 14 (4.07%) MCP
6 13 (3.78%) MCITP
7 9 (2.62%) CEH
7 9 (2.62%) GCIA
7 9 (2.62%) GSEC
7 9 (2.62%) GCFW
7 9 (2.62%) GCWN
7 9 (2.62%) GWAPT
7 9 (2.62%) GPEN
8 7 (2.03%) MCAD
8 7 (2.03%) MCSD
9 6 (1.74%) Chartered Engineer
9 6 (1.74%) MCSA
9 6 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.76%) ISO 9001
2 36 (10.47%) TickIT
3 10 (2.91%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.33%) QA
5 7 (2.03%) SLA
6 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 109 (31.69%) Active Directory
2 46 (13.37%) vSphere
3 33 (9.59%) XenApp
4 27 (7.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (7.56%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.33%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.87%) XenServer
8 2 (0.58%) vCloud
8 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.29%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.29%) QEMU
9 1 (0.29%) KVM
Systems Management
1 42 (12.21%) SCOM
2 27 (7.85%) SCCM
3 2 (0.58%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.58%) SCSM
3 2 (0.58%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.58%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 161 (46.80%) Microsoft
2 68 (19.77%) VMware
3 52 (15.12%) Citrix
4 49 (14.24%) Oracle
5 44 (12.79%) HP
6 34 (9.88%) Cisco
7 33 (9.59%) Dell
8 18 (5.23%) Altiris
9 10 (2.91%) SolarWinds
10 9 (2.62%) Fortinet
11 7 (2.03%) IBM
12 6 (1.74%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.74%) Avaya
13 5 (1.45%) Siemens
14 4 (1.16%) Google
14 4 (1.16%) Apple
14 4 (1.16%) NetApp
15 3 (0.87%) Symantec
15 3 (0.87%) WatchGuard
16 2 (0.58%) Facebook
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