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 24 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
24 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 153 131 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.50% 18.35% 16.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.16% 83.97% 68.67%
Number of salaries quoted 147 117 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
215 156 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.19% 21.85% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 205 133 142
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 24 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 24 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 £39,000 +11.42% 9
Lutterworth - 19 £32,500 - 2
Loughborough +2 2 £35,000 -14.63% 1
Market Harborough -17 1 - -
Coalville - 1 £19,000 -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 169 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 157 (46.45%) Microsoft
3 125 (36.98%) .NET
4 122 (36.09%) C#
5 112 (33.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 105 (31.07%) Active Directory
7 85 (25.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 83 (24.56%) SQL
9 75 (22.19%) Smartcard
10 73 (21.60%) Finance
11 70 (20.71%) TCP/IP
12 69 (20.41%) MS Excel
12 69 (20.41%) Cyber Security
13 67 (19.82%) MS Exchange
13 67 (19.82%) VMware
14 66 (19.53%) Degree
15 60 (17.75%) C++
16 53 (15.68%) DNS
17 52 (15.38%) ASP.NET
17 52 (15.38%) Windows XP
18 51 (15.09%) Linux
18 51 (15.09%) Citrix
18 51 (15.09%) Software Engineering
19 50 (14.79%) Android
20 49 (14.50%) IIS
20 49 (14.50%) Oracle
21 48 (14.20%) Windows Server 2012
21 48 (14.20%) Apple iOS
22 47 (13.91%) Computer Science
22 47 (13.91%) XML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (19.82%) MS Exchange
2 49 (14.50%) IIS
3 42 (12.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 27 (7.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (4.14%) SharePoint
7 11 (3.25%) Lync
8 8 (2.37%) CMS
9 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.89%) Lotus Domino
10 3 (0.89%) SAS
11 2 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.59%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.59%) Site Server
12 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.30%) Drupal
12 1 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 69 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 31 (9.17%) MS Office
3 5 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.30%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 4 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.07%) Office 365
2 5 (1.48%) PaaS
2 5 (1.48%) IaaS
3 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 70 (20.71%) TCP/IP
2 53 (15.68%) DNS
3 41 (12.13%) SAN
4 35 (10.36%) Firewall
5 32 (9.47%) LDAP
6 29 (8.58%) NetScaler
7 26 (7.69%) WAN
8 24 (7.10%) Internet
9 22 (6.51%) LAN
10 17 (5.03%) Wireless
11 14 (4.14%) DHCP
12 10 (2.96%) PBX
12 10 (2.96%) VoIP
13 9 (2.66%) VPN
13 9 (2.66%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (1.48%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (1.48%) Modbus
16 4 (1.18%) Structured Cabling
17 3 (0.89%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 43 (12.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (11.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 29 (8.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (4.14%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.96%) MySQL
7 5 (1.48%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.48%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.89%) DB2
8 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.30%) OLTP
10 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 43 (12.72%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.37%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (2.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (2.07%) TestPartner
4 5 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.59%) Subversion
5 2 (0.59%) Xcode
5 2 (0.59%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.30%) NUnit
6 1 (0.30%) JIRA
General
1 73 (21.60%) Finance
2 14 (4.14%) Retail
3 10 (2.96%) Publishing
4 7 (2.07%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.89%) Billing
6 2 (0.59%) Marketing
6 2 (0.59%) Games
6 2 (0.59%) Automotive
6 2 (0.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 123 (36.39%) Developer
2 51 (15.09%) Software Developer
3 46 (13.61%) C++ Developer
4 35 (10.36%) Systems Engineer
4 35 (10.36%) C++ Software Developer
5 33 (9.76%) Support Engineer
6 30 (8.88%) Web Developer
6 30 (8.88%) Test Engineer
7 18 (5.33%) IT Support
8 14 (4.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 14 (4.14%) .NET Developer
9 13 (3.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 13 (3.85%) Mobile Developer
10 12 (3.55%) Development Manager
11 11 (3.25%) Analyst
11 11 (3.25%) Applications Developer
11 11 (3.25%) Senior Developer
12 10 (2.96%) Software Engineer
13 9 (2.66%) IT Manager
13 9 (2.66%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (36.98%) .NET
2 52 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 47 (13.91%) XML
4 42 (12.43%) WinForms
5 38 (11.24%) HTML
6 34 (10.06%) CSS
7 33 (9.76%) jQuery
8 29 (8.58%) LINQ
8 29 (8.58%) Ajax
9 25 (7.40%) Web Services
10 24 (7.10%) WPF
11 14 (4.14%) .NET Framework
12 11 (3.25%) RESTful
13 9 (2.66%) WCF
13 9 (2.66%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 7 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (1.78%) HTML5
15 6 (1.78%) JSON
15 6 (1.78%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 75 (22.19%) Smartcard
2 47 (13.91%) Computer Science
3 45 (13.31%) Clustering
4 44 (13.02%) Blackberry
5 41 (12.13%) PKI
6 37 (10.95%) Mobile App
7 35 (10.36%) Mathematics
8 32 (9.47%) Biometrics
9 11 (3.25%) Firmware
10 8 (2.37%) iPhone
11 7 (2.07%) Thin Client
11 7 (2.07%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.89%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.89%) PMI
12 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.89%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.59%) FlexPod
14 1 (0.30%) EPoS
14 1 (0.30%) Device Driver
14 1 (0.30%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 112 (33.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 85 (25.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 52 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 51 (15.09%) Linux
5 50 (14.79%) Android
6 48 (14.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (14.20%) Apple iOS
7 39 (11.54%) Windows Vista
8 31 (9.17%) Windows 7
8 31 (9.17%) BlackBerry OS
9 11 (3.25%) Windows Phone 8
9 11 (3.25%) Windows Phone
10 9 (2.66%) UNIX
11 8 (2.37%) Windows 8
11 8 (2.37%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (2.07%) AIX
13 5 (1.48%) HPUX
14 4 (1.18%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (20.41%) Cyber Security
2 51 (15.09%) Software Engineering
3 38 (11.24%) Identity Management
4 35 (10.36%) Web Development
5 30 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (7.99%) Automated Testing
6 27 (7.99%) Change Management
7 25 (7.40%) Scrum
8 22 (6.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (5.92%) Capacity Planning
9 20 (5.92%) Data Protection
10 18 (5.33%) Incident Management
10 18 (5.33%) Information Security
11 17 (5.03%) CRM
12 15 (4.44%) Problem Management
13 14 (4.14%) E-Commerce
14 13 (3.85%) MVC
14 13 (3.85%) Android Development
15 12 (3.55%) Test Scripting
15 12 (3.55%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 122 (36.09%) C#
2 83 (24.56%) SQL
3 60 (17.75%) C++
4 44 (13.02%) Java
5 40 (11.83%) PowerShell
6 39 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 34 (10.06%) VB.NET
8 27 (7.99%) VBScript
9 14 (4.14%) T-SQL
10 13 (3.85%) Objective-C
10 13 (3.85%) XAML
11 8 (2.37%) PHP
12 5 (1.48%) VB
13 3 (0.89%) Delphi
14 2 (0.59%) PowerHouse
14 2 (0.59%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.59%) C
15 1 (0.30%) VC++
Qualifications
1 66 (19.53%) Degree
2 34 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (5.03%) MCSE
4 14 (4.14%) MCP
4 14 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (4.14%) CCNA
5 13 (3.85%) MCTS
6 10 (2.96%) MCITP
7 9 (2.66%) GCIA
7 9 (2.66%) GSEC
7 9 (2.66%) GCFW
7 9 (2.66%) GCWN
7 9 (2.66%) CEH
7 9 (2.66%) GWAPT
7 9 (2.66%) GPEN
8 7 (2.07%) MCAD
8 7 (2.07%) MCSD
9 5 (1.48%) MCSA
9 5 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.48%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.06%) ISO 9001
2 33 (9.76%) TickIT
3 10 (2.96%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.07%) QA
5 6 (1.78%) SLA
6 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 105 (31.07%) Active Directory
2 43 (12.72%) vSphere
3 34 (10.06%) XenApp
4 27 (7.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.66%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.89%) XenServer
8 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.30%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.30%) vCloud
9 1 (0.30%) QEMU
9 1 (0.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 40 (11.83%) SCOM
2 27 (7.99%) SCCM
3 2 (0.59%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.59%) SCSM
3 2 (0.59%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.59%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 157 (46.45%) Microsoft
2 67 (19.82%) VMware
3 51 (15.09%) Citrix
4 49 (14.50%) Oracle
5 45 (13.31%) HP
6 35 (10.36%) Cisco
7 30 (8.88%) Dell
8 18 (5.33%) Altiris
9 10 (2.96%) SolarWinds
10 9 (2.66%) Fortinet
11 8 (2.37%) IBM
12 6 (1.78%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.78%) Avaya
13 5 (1.48%) Apple
13 5 (1.48%) Siemens
14 3 (0.89%) NetApp
14 3 (0.89%) Symantec
14 3 (0.89%) WatchGuard
14 3 (0.89%) Google
15 2 (0.59%) Facebook
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