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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 121 167 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.29% 17.92% 19.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.08% 75.91% 81.93%
Number of salaries quoted 95 160 119
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
153 220 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 21.86% 23.61% 23.65%
Number of salaries quoted 123 209 138
Average salary £33,000 £39,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 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 29 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 +1 81 £32,500 -18.75% 5
Kegworth - 11 - -
Hinckley +4 5 £55,000 +83.33%
Loughborough +4 3 £27,500 -23.07%
Lutterworth +1 2 £30,500 -6.15%
Coalville -7 1 £20,000 +5.26%
Melton Mowbray - 1 £18,000 -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 123 (50.41%) Microsoft
2 105 (43.03%) Active Directory
3 91 (37.30%) VMware
4 87 (35.66%) SQL Server
5 83 (34.02%) MS Excel
6 78 (31.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 66 (27.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 64 (26.23%) Hyper-V
8 64 (26.23%) SQL
9 62 (25.41%) TCP/IP
10 57 (23.36%) MS Exchange
10 57 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 56 (22.95%) Clustering
12 53 (21.72%) Disaster Recovery
13 52 (21.31%) .NET
13 52 (21.31%) IIS
14 51 (20.90%) Finance
15 48 (19.67%) Change Management
16 47 (19.26%) Incident Management
17 40 (16.39%) C#
18 39 (15.98%) HP
19 38 (15.57%) Dell
19 38 (15.57%) SAN
20 37 (15.16%) XML
21 36 (14.75%) Problem Management
21 36 (14.75%) SCCM
22 34 (13.93%) Linux
23 30 (12.30%) HTML
23 30 (12.30%) Citrix
23 30 (12.30%) PowerShell

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 57 (23.36%) MS Exchange
2 52 (21.31%) IIS
3 8 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.87%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.23%) Lync
5 3 (1.23%) JBoss
6 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.41%) SAS
7 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 83 (34.02%) MS Excel
2 29 (11.89%) MS Office
3 6 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.05%) MS Project
4 5 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.41%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.64%) Primavera
2 2 (0.82%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) IaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 62 (25.41%) TCP/IP
2 38 (15.57%) SAN
3 29 (11.89%) Firewall
4 21 (8.61%) DNS
5 18 (7.38%) WAN
6 16 (6.56%) LAN
6 16 (6.56%) NAS
7 12 (4.92%) VoIP
8 9 (3.69%) PBX
8 9 (3.69%) DHCP
9 8 (3.28%) Internet
10 6 (2.46%) Wireless
10 6 (2.46%) LDAP
10 6 (2.46%) CTI
11 5 (2.05%) VPN
12 2 (0.82%) FTP
12 2 (0.82%) HTTP
12 2 (0.82%) Intranet
12 2 (0.82%) VLAN
12 2 (0.82%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (35.66%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.97%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.82%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.41%) MySQL
7 1 (0.41%) MS Access
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.46%) Subversion
3 5 (2.05%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.64%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.23%) TestPartner
6 2 (0.82%) Xcode
6 2 (0.82%) NUnit
6 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.82%) MSTest
6 2 (0.82%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.82%) Moq
6 2 (0.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.41%) Redmine
7 1 (0.41%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.41%) Hudson
7 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.41%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.41%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.41%) TestComplete
General
1 51 (20.90%) Finance
2 20 (8.20%) Retail
3 14 (5.74%) Banking
4 11 (4.51%) International Banking
5 8 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.87%) Marketing
7 4 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.82%) Publishing
8 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) French Language
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
9 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 54 (22.13%) Analyst
2 41 (16.80%) Systems Engineer
3 39 (15.98%) Developer
4 27 (11.07%) Service Desk Analyst
4 27 (11.07%) Service Analyst
5 21 (8.61%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 18 (7.38%) Network Engineer
7 17 (6.97%) Web Developer
7 17 (6.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (6.97%) Security Engineer
8 14 (5.74%) .NET Developer
9 13 (5.33%) Senior Security Engineer
9 13 (5.33%) Support Engineer
10 11 (4.51%) VMware Engineer
10 11 (4.51%) Team Leader
11 10 (4.10%) Applications Support
11 10 (4.10%) Software Developer
12 9 (3.69%) Test Analyst
12 9 (3.69%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (21.31%) .NET
2 37 (15.16%) XML
3 30 (12.30%) HTML
4 27 (11.07%) CSS
5 24 (9.84%) ASP.NET
5 24 (9.84%) jQuery
6 19 (7.79%) Web Services
7 18 (7.38%) CSS3
8 10 (4.10%) HTML5
9 9 (3.69%) WPF
9 9 (3.69%) WinForms
10 8 (3.28%) WCF
11 7 (2.87%) JSON
11 7 (2.87%) .NET Framework
11 7 (2.87%) Ajax
12 6 (2.46%) SOAP
13 5 (2.05%) XSLT
14 4 (1.64%) XHTML
14 4 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (1.64%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (22.95%) Clustering
2 16 (6.56%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.51%) Smartcard
4 10 (4.10%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.87%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.87%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.46%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.46%) PKI
6 6 (2.46%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.05%) Graphic Design
7 5 (2.05%) Biometrics
7 5 (2.05%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.64%) PMI
8 4 (1.64%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.64%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.23%) EPoS
10 2 (0.82%) VLE
10 2 (0.82%) GIS
10 2 (0.82%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 78 (31.97%) Windows Server 2008
2 66 (27.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (13.93%) Linux
4 29 (11.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (8.20%) Windows 7
6 16 (6.56%) Windows XP
7 15 (6.15%) Android
8 11 (4.51%) Apple iOS
9 10 (4.10%) UNIX
9 10 (4.10%) Windows 8
9 10 (4.10%) Windows Vista
10 6 (2.46%) BlackBerry OS
11 5 (2.05%) Solaris
12 4 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.23%) AIX
14 2 (0.82%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.41%) CentOS
15 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (21.72%) Disaster Recovery
2 48 (19.67%) Change Management
3 47 (19.26%) Incident Management
4 36 (14.75%) Problem Management
5 29 (11.89%) Data Protection
6 25 (10.25%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (9.43%) MVC
8 20 (8.20%) Web Development
9 19 (7.79%) Mentoring
10 15 (6.15%) ITIL
11 11 (4.51%) Automated Testing
11 11 (4.51%) Cyber Security
12 10 (4.10%) Software Engineering
13 9 (3.69%) Project Management
14 7 (2.87%) System Testing
14 7 (2.87%) PRINCE2
14 7 (2.87%) Scrum
14 7 (2.87%) Information Security
15 6 (2.46%) Programme Management
15 6 (2.46%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (26.23%) SQL
2 40 (16.39%) C#
3 30 (12.30%) PowerShell
4 24 (9.84%) JavaScript
5 19 (7.79%) VB.NET
6 13 (5.33%) Java
7 10 (4.10%) C++
8 6 (2.46%) VB
9 3 (1.23%) C
9 3 (1.23%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.82%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.82%) VB6
10 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.41%) XPath
11 1 (0.41%) VBScript
11 1 (0.41%) PHP
11 1 (0.41%) RPG
11 1 (0.41%) Delphi
11 1 (0.41%) VC++
Qualifications
1 22 (9.02%) Degree
2 15 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (4.92%) MCP
3 12 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (3.69%) MCSE
5 7 (2.87%) PMP
5 7 (2.87%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.64%) ISEB
6 4 (1.64%) MCTS
7 3 (1.23%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.23%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.23%) CCNA
8 2 (0.82%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.82%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.82%) CCNP
8 2 (0.82%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.41%) MCDST
9 1 (0.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.48%) SLA
1 28 (11.48%) PCI DSS
2 26 (10.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.87%) ISO 9001
4 5 (2.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.05%) TickIT
5 4 (1.64%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 105 (43.03%) Active Directory
2 64 (26.23%) Hyper-V
3 57 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.46%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (2.05%) XenApp
6 4 (1.64%) Firmware
7 3 (1.23%) vSphere
8 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 36 (14.75%) SCCM
2 20 (8.20%) SCOM
3 6 (2.46%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.23%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.23%) WSUS
5 2 (0.82%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.41%) Control-M
6 1 (0.41%) Nagios
6 1 (0.41%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.41%) DameWare
Vendors
1 123 (50.41%) Microsoft
2 91 (37.30%) VMware
3 39 (15.98%) HP
4 38 (15.57%) Dell
5 30 (12.30%) Citrix
6 29 (11.89%) Altiris
7 28 (11.48%) Cisco
8 24 (9.84%) IBM
9 18 (7.38%) EMC
10 17 (6.97%) NetApp
10 17 (6.97%) Oracle
11 11 (4.51%) Veeam
12 4 (1.64%) SAP
12 4 (1.64%) Remedy
12 4 (1.64%) Planview
13 3 (1.23%) Apple
14 2 (0.82%) Avaya
14 2 (0.82%) i2
14 2 (0.82%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.82%) Google
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