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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 131 198 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.52% 28.09% 18.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 72.38% 82.50% 71.20%
Number of salaries quoted 111 194 114
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,900 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
181 240 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.82% 34.04% 26.06%
Number of salaries quoted 147 233 151
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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 71 £44,000 +17.33% 7
Lutterworth -14 9 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Loughborough +2 8 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Market Harborough - 4 £31,250 -
Hinckley +8 2 £24,500 -10.90% 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch -2 2 - - 1
Coalville -8 1 £22,500 -28.57% 1
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 115 (35.83%) SQL Server
2 113 (35.20%) SQL
3 102 (31.78%) Microsoft
4 91 (28.35%) .NET
5 90 (28.04%) Degree
5 90 (28.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (26.79%) Finance
7 79 (24.61%) C#
8 71 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
9 69 (21.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 68 (21.18%) Oracle
11 66 (20.56%) VMware
12 65 (20.25%) Active Directory
13 64 (19.94%) C++
14 61 (19.00%) Windows XP
15 59 (18.38%) XML
16 57 (17.76%) Smartcard
17 55 (17.13%) MS Excel
18 51 (15.89%) Windows Vista
19 49 (15.26%) Automated Testing
19 49 (15.26%) MS Exchange
20 48 (14.95%) Cyber Security
21 42 (13.08%) Computer Science
22 41 (12.77%) Linux
23 39 (12.15%) SAN
23 39 (12.15%) Mathematics
23 39 (12.15%) Software Engineering
23 39 (12.15%) Mobile App
24 37 (11.53%) VMware Infrastructure
25 35 (10.90%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 49 (15.26%) MS Exchange
2 23 (7.17%) IIS
3 19 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (3.74%) SharePoint
6 11 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.49%) Lync
8 5 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.25%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.93%) SAS
11 2 (0.62%) Apache
11 2 (0.62%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.31%) Site Server
12 1 (0.31%) CMS
12 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.31%) Drupal
12 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 55 (17.13%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.17%) MS Office
3 6 (1.87%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.62%) Simulink
5 1 (0.31%) Maya
5 1 (0.31%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.31%) GIMP
5 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (1.25%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.62%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Line 500
4 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.67%) Office 365
2 6 (1.87%) IaaS
2 6 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.56%) PaaS
4 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (12.15%) SAN
2 27 (8.41%) Firewall
3 26 (8.10%) LDAP
4 24 (7.48%) DNS
5 23 (7.17%) TCP/IP
6 18 (5.61%) DHCP
7 17 (5.30%) LAN
7 17 (5.30%) WAN
8 13 (4.05%) Internet
9 12 (3.74%) NAS
10 9 (2.80%) Wireless
11 7 (2.18%) NetScaler
12 5 (1.56%) Structured Cabling
12 5 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (1.56%) NetScreen
13 4 (1.25%) VPN
13 4 (1.25%) PBX
14 3 (0.93%) FTP
14 3 (0.93%) VoIP
14 3 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (35.83%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (7.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (4.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (3.74%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.80%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.80%) RDBMS
6 9 (2.80%) MySQL
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.93%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.93%) DB2
9 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.31%) MS Access
9 1 (0.31%) OLTP
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (9.03%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.80%) JIRA
3 8 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.18%) NUnit
5 5 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (1.25%) Selenium
7 3 (0.93%) Subversion
7 3 (0.93%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.62%) Toad
9 1 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.31%) MSTest
9 1 (0.31%) Hudson
9 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.31%) TestPartner
General
1 86 (26.79%) Finance
2 16 (4.98%) Aerospace
3 15 (4.67%) Retail
4 10 (3.12%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.87%) Back Office
6 5 (1.56%) Electronics
6 5 (1.56%) Banking
7 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.31%) Billing
8 1 (0.31%) Local Government
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (27.41%) Developer
2 49 (15.26%) C++ Developer
3 42 (13.08%) Software Developer
4 41 (12.77%) Support Engineer
5 39 (12.15%) C++ Software Developer
6 37 (11.53%) Analyst
7 36 (11.21%) Test Engineer
8 20 (6.23%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (4.98%) Web Developer
10 15 (4.67%) Tester
10 15 (4.67%) Administrator
11 14 (4.36%) C# Developer
12 13 (4.05%) .NET Developer
12 13 (4.05%) Architect
13 12 (3.74%) DBA
13 12 (3.74%) Senior Developer
13 12 (3.74%) C# .NET Developer
14 11 (3.43%) VMware Engineer
14 11 (3.43%) Systems Support Engineer
14 11 (3.43%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (28.35%) .NET
2 59 (18.38%) XML
3 35 (10.90%) HTML
4 32 (9.97%) ASP.NET
5 31 (9.66%) CSS
6 26 (8.10%) jQuery
7 19 (5.92%) HTML5
8 18 (5.61%) Ajax
9 17 (5.30%) CSS3
10 16 (4.98%) Web Services
11 15 (4.67%) COM+
12 12 (3.74%) LINQ
13 11 (3.43%) WinForms
14 10 (3.12%) XSLT
15 7 (2.18%) MFC
16 5 (1.56%) Middleware
16 5 (1.56%) XHTML
16 5 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC 2
17 4 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
18 3 (0.93%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 57 (17.76%) Smartcard
2 42 (13.08%) Computer Science
3 39 (12.15%) Mobile App
3 39 (12.15%) Mathematics
4 24 (7.48%) Biometrics
4 24 (7.48%) PKI
4 24 (7.48%) Blackberry
5 14 (4.36%) Clustering
6 13 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.49%) Mainframe
8 7 (2.18%) Device Driver
9 6 (1.87%) iPhone
10 5 (1.56%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.56%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.25%) Firmware
12 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.31%) EPoS
14 1 (0.31%) Replication
14 1 (0.31%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 90 (28.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 69 (21.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 61 (19.00%) Windows XP
4 51 (15.89%) Windows Vista
5 41 (12.77%) Linux
6 27 (8.41%) Android
6 27 (8.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (7.79%) UNIX
8 24 (7.48%) Apple iOS
8 24 (7.48%) BlackBerry OS
9 17 (5.30%) Windows 7
10 9 (2.80%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.56%) CentOS
11 5 (1.56%) AIX
11 5 (1.56%) HPUX
12 3 (0.93%) Solaris
13 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (15.26%) Automated Testing
3 48 (14.95%) Cyber Security
4 39 (12.15%) Software Engineering
5 34 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
6 33 (10.28%) Web Development
7 27 (8.41%) Manual Testing
8 24 (7.48%) Identity Management
8 24 (7.48%) OO
8 24 (7.48%) ITIL
9 21 (6.54%) Project Management
10 20 (6.23%) Software Testing
11 15 (4.67%) Configuration Management
12 14 (4.36%) Change Management
12 14 (4.36%) Incident Management
12 14 (4.36%) Test Scripting
13 13 (4.05%) CRM
14 12 (3.74%) Mentoring
15 10 (3.12%) Performance Tuning
15 10 (3.12%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (35.20%) SQL
2 79 (24.61%) C#
3 64 (19.94%) C++
4 30 (9.35%) Java
5 27 (8.41%) JavaScript
6 23 (7.17%) VB.NET
7 12 (3.74%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.80%) T-SQL
9 8 (2.49%) VBScript
10 6 (1.87%) Python
11 5 (1.56%) C
12 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.93%) VB
13 2 (0.62%) Perl
13 2 (0.62%) PHP
13 2 (0.62%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.62%) XAML
13 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.31%) Delphi
14 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 90 (28.04%) Degree
2 27 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (6.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (4.67%) MCSE
5 7 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.87%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 6 (1.87%) MCSM
7 5 (1.56%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.56%) CCNA
8 4 (1.25%) MCSA
8 4 (1.25%) VCAP
8 4 (1.25%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.93%) MCITP
9 3 (0.93%) MCP
9 3 (0.93%) ISEB
10 2 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.62%) MCTS
10 2 (0.62%) MCSD
10 2 (0.62%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.79%) ISO 9001
2 24 (7.48%) TickIT
3 7 (2.18%) SLA
4 2 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.62%) COBIT
4 2 (0.62%) QA
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 65 (20.25%) Active Directory
2 37 (11.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (8.10%) Hyper-V
4 18 (5.61%) vSphere
5 15 (4.67%) XenApp
6 8 (2.49%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.62%) XenServer
8 2 (0.62%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.31%) vCloud
9 1 (0.31%) GPFS
9 1 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 10 (3.12%) SCOM
2 9 (2.80%) SCCM
3 4 (1.25%) Windows Intune
4 3 (0.93%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.31%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.31%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.31%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 102 (31.78%) Microsoft
2 68 (21.18%) Oracle
3 66 (20.56%) VMware
4 25 (7.79%) HP
5 18 (5.61%) Cisco
5 18 (5.61%) Citrix
6 17 (5.30%) NetApp
7 12 (3.74%) Veeam
8 8 (2.49%) SAP
9 7 (2.18%) Dell
9 7 (2.18%) Perforce
10 5 (1.56%) Altiris
10 5 (1.56%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.56%) Apple
11 4 (1.25%) IBM
11 4 (1.25%) Open-E
12 3 (0.93%) EMC
12 3 (0.93%) CheckPoint
13 2 (0.62%) Hitachi
13 2 (0.62%) JBoss
Coalville, Leicestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leicestershire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum + bonus, pension, overtime, shares
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer Project Services Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Parking, Childcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 41k per year + good bonus, overtime and package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £43,500 per annum basic + bonus, pension, overtime, shares
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Connectus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £22k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lutterworth, Leicestershire
ARM Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leicestershire
Cobham
Posted: 12 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago