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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 14 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 101 187 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 13.85% 19.02% 20.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.13% 81.66% 81.60%
Number of salaries quoted 72 170 118
Average salary £34,250 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.37% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
142 229 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 19.48% 23.30% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 111 207 142
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 68 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Kegworth - 16 - -
Lutterworth +2 2 £30,500 -6.15%
Coalville - 2 £20,000 -
Hinckley +1 1 £55,000 +124.48%
Loughborough +1 1 - -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 131 (55.27%) Microsoft
2 99 (41.77%) Active Directory
3 86 (36.29%) MS Excel
4 85 (35.86%) VMware
5 77 (32.49%) SQL Server
6 74 (31.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 63 (26.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 57 (24.05%) Hyper-V
9 56 (23.63%) SQL
10 55 (23.21%) TCP/IP
10 55 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 53 (22.36%) Clustering
12 49 (20.68%) Finance
12 49 (20.68%) IIS
13 48 (20.25%) MS Exchange
13 48 (20.25%) Change Management
14 46 (19.41%) Disaster Recovery
14 46 (19.41%) .NET
15 43 (18.14%) Incident Management
16 36 (15.19%) C#
16 36 (15.19%) SLA
16 36 (15.19%) HP
17 35 (14.77%) Dell
17 35 (14.77%) MS Office
18 34 (14.35%) SAN
19 32 (13.50%) XML
19 32 (13.50%) Problem Management
20 31 (13.08%) Windows Server 2003
21 30 (12.66%) Citrix
21 30 (12.66%) Linux

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 49 (20.68%) IIS
2 48 (20.25%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.95%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.27%) Lync
6 3 (1.27%) JBoss
7 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.42%) SAS
8 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.42%) Apache
8 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 86 (36.29%) MS Excel
2 35 (14.77%) MS Office
3 7 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.53%) MS Project
4 6 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.11%) Primavera
2 3 (1.27%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.84%) Office 365
3 1 (0.42%) IaaS
3 1 (0.42%) SaaS
3 1 (0.42%) PaaS
3 1 (0.42%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 55 (23.21%) TCP/IP
2 34 (14.35%) SAN
3 27 (11.39%) Firewall
4 21 (8.86%) DNS
5 18 (7.59%) WAN
6 17 (7.17%) LAN
7 15 (6.33%) VoIP
8 12 (5.06%) NAS
9 11 (4.64%) PBX
10 10 (4.22%) DHCP
10 10 (4.22%) Wireless
11 8 (3.38%) Internet
11 8 (3.38%) CTI
12 5 (2.11%) VPN
13 3 (1.27%) HTTP
13 3 (1.27%) LDAP
14 2 (0.84%) FTP
14 2 (0.84%) Intranet
14 2 (0.84%) OSPF
14 2 (0.84%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (32.49%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.42%) MS Access
6 1 (0.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.95%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.69%) HP UFT
3 4 (1.69%) Subversion
4 3 (1.27%) TestPartner
4 3 (1.27%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.42%) JUnit
6 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.42%) Selenium
6 1 (0.42%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.42%) Xcode
6 1 (0.42%) NUnit
6 1 (0.42%) MSTest
6 1 (0.42%) Moq
6 1 (0.42%) Hudson
6 1 (0.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (0.42%) Redmine
6 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.42%) Ranorex
General
1 49 (20.68%) Finance
2 21 (8.86%) Banking
3 18 (7.59%) International Banking
4 17 (7.17%) Retail
5 9 (3.80%) Marketing
6 7 (2.95%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.69%) Publishing
8 3 (1.27%) French Language
8 3 (1.27%) German Language
8 3 (1.27%) Italian Language
8 3 (1.27%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.42%) Back Office
10 1 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 61 (25.74%) Analyst
2 40 (16.88%) Systems Engineer
3 36 (15.19%) Service Analyst
3 36 (15.19%) Service Desk Analyst
4 35 (14.77%) Developer
5 23 (9.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 17 (7.17%) Web Developer
7 16 (6.75%) Security Engineer
8 15 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (5.91%) Network Engineer
9 14 (5.91%) Support Engineer
10 12 (5.06%) Senior Security Engineer
11 11 (4.64%) .NET Developer
12 9 (3.80%) Team Leader
12 9 (3.80%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.80%) Test Analyst
13 8 (3.38%) Software Developer
13 8 (3.38%) 1st Line Support
13 8 (3.38%) Applications Support
13 8 (3.38%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (19.41%) .NET
2 32 (13.50%) XML
3 26 (10.97%) HTML
4 24 (10.13%) ASP.NET
4 24 (10.13%) CSS
5 22 (9.28%) jQuery
6 20 (8.44%) Web Services
7 15 (6.33%) CSS3
8 8 (3.38%) SOAP
9 7 (2.95%) HTML5
10 5 (2.11%) JSON
10 5 (2.11%) WinForms
10 5 (2.11%) Ajax
10 5 (2.11%) .NET Framework
11 4 (1.69%) WPF
11 4 (1.69%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.27%) REST
12 3 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 3 (1.27%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 53 (22.36%) Clustering
2 13 (5.49%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.64%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.95%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.53%) Smartcard
7 5 (2.11%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.11%) PMI
7 5 (2.11%) Graphic Design
8 4 (1.69%) EPoS
8 4 (1.69%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.69%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.27%) PKI
9 3 (1.27%) Biometrics
9 3 (1.27%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.84%) iPad
10 2 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.84%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 74 (31.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 63 (26.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (13.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (12.66%) Linux
5 21 (8.86%) Windows 7
6 15 (6.33%) Windows XP
7 11 (4.64%) Windows 8
8 10 (4.22%) Android
9 8 (3.38%) UNIX
9 8 (3.38%) Windows Vista
10 5 (2.11%) Solaris
10 5 (2.11%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (1.27%) AIX
12 3 (1.27%) BlackBerry OS
13 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.25%) Change Management
2 46 (19.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 43 (18.14%) Incident Management
4 32 (13.50%) Problem Management
5 24 (10.13%) Data Protection
6 21 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (8.86%) MVC
7 19 (8.02%) Mentoring
8 18 (7.59%) Web Development
9 17 (7.17%) ITIL
10 11 (4.64%) Project Management
11 9 (3.80%) PRINCE2
11 9 (3.80%) Automated Testing
12 8 (3.38%) Information Security
13 7 (2.95%) System Testing
14 6 (2.53%) Cyber Security
14 6 (2.53%) Programme Management
14 6 (2.53%) CRM
14 6 (2.53%) Project Planning
15 5 (2.11%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 56 (23.63%) SQL
2 36 (15.19%) C#
3 23 (9.70%) PowerShell
4 21 (8.86%) JavaScript
5 15 (6.33%) VB.NET
6 10 (4.22%) Java
7 4 (1.69%) C++
7 4 (1.69%) VB
8 3 (1.27%) C
9 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.84%) VB6
10 1 (0.42%) Ruby
10 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.42%) Python
10 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.42%) VBScript
10 1 (0.42%) PHP
10 1 (0.42%) RPG
10 1 (0.42%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 28 (11.81%) Degree
2 17 (7.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (5.91%) MCP
4 11 (4.64%) MCSE
5 9 (3.80%) PMP
5 9 (3.80%) PMI Certification
6 8 (3.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.69%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.69%) CCNA
8 4 (1.69%) MCTS
8 4 (1.69%) ISEB
8 4 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.27%) CCNP
10 2 (0.84%) NVQ Level 3
10 2 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.42%) MCITP
11 1 (0.42%) MCDST
11 1 (0.42%) CCDP
11 1 (0.42%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (15.19%) SLA
2 28 (11.81%) PCI DSS
3 25 (10.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (2.11%) PMBOK
4 5 (2.11%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.27%) TickIT
6 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 99 (41.77%) Active Directory
2 57 (24.05%) Hyper-V
3 55 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.53%) XenApp
4 6 (2.53%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (2.11%) vSphere
6 4 (1.69%) Firmware
7 3 (1.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.84%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (11.81%) SCCM
2 14 (5.91%) SCOM
3 6 (2.53%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.84%) WSUS
4 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.84%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.42%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.42%) Control-M
5 1 (0.42%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.42%) DameWare
5 1 (0.42%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 131 (55.27%) Microsoft
2 85 (35.86%) VMware
3 36 (15.19%) HP
4 35 (14.77%) Dell
5 30 (12.66%) Citrix
6 28 (11.81%) Cisco
7 23 (9.70%) IBM
8 22 (9.28%) Altiris
9 17 (7.17%) EMC
10 15 (6.33%) Oracle
11 13 (5.49%) NetApp
12 8 (3.38%) Veeam
13 5 (2.11%) Remedy
13 5 (2.11%) Planview
13 5 (2.11%) SAP
14 2 (0.84%) i2
14 2 (0.84%) Apple
14 2 (0.84%) IronPort
15 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
15 1 (0.42%) Google
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Posted: 2 days ago
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