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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 132 126 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.62% 18.03% 20.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.08% 78.75% 68.25%
Number of salaries quoted 111 116 160
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,300 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
206 160 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 29.06% 22.89% 29.61%
Number of salaries quoted 178 145 236
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -5 63 £37,500 -3.84% 3
Lutterworth +7 29 £40,000 +63.26%
Kegworth - 14 - -
Coalville -5 4 £22,000 -24.13%
Melton Mowbray - 2 £32,500 -
Loughborough -6 1 £22,500 -14.28%
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 124 (51.24%) Microsoft
2 104 (42.98%) Active Directory
3 94 (38.84%) SQL Server
3 94 (38.84%) Windows Server
4 86 (35.54%) MS Excel
5 69 (28.51%) SQL
6 63 (26.03%) MS Exchange
7 58 (23.97%) Oracle
8 57 (23.55%) VMware
9 49 (20.25%) IIS
9 49 (20.25%) .NET
9 49 (20.25%) Windows 7
10 46 (19.01%) MS Office
11 43 (17.77%) Finance
12 41 (16.94%) C#
13 39 (16.12%) Linux
13 39 (16.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 38 (15.70%) Windows Server 2008
14 38 (15.70%) Unix
14 38 (15.70%) TCP/IP
15 37 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
16 34 (14.05%) Apple iOS
17 33 (13.64%) SAN
17 33 (13.64%) Retail
18 30 (12.40%) Firewall
18 30 (12.40%) Java
18 30 (12.40%) SQL Server 2008
19 29 (11.98%) VMware Infrastructure
19 29 (11.98%) Software Engineering
19 29 (11.98%) Windows 8

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 63 (26.03%) MS Exchange
2 49 (20.25%) IIS
3 22 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (6.20%) Skype for Business
5 14 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (4.96%) Apache
7 9 (3.72%) Tomcat
8 8 (3.31%) SharePoint
9 7 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (1.65%) SAS
10 4 (1.65%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.83%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 86 (35.54%) MS Excel
2 46 (19.01%) MS Office
3 13 (5.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.65%) MS Project
4 4 (1.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.41%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.20%) Office 365
2 13 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.48%) IBM PureFlex
4 5 (2.07%) Yammer
5 4 (1.65%) SaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (15.70%) TCP/IP
2 33 (13.64%) SAN
3 30 (12.40%) Firewall
4 26 (10.74%) LAN
4 26 (10.74%) WAN
5 12 (4.96%) LDAP
6 11 (4.55%) VPN
7 9 (3.72%) DNS
8 6 (2.48%) DHCP
8 6 (2.48%) Wireless
9 5 (2.07%) Modbus
10 3 (1.24%) HTTP
10 3 (1.24%) Network Security
10 3 (1.24%) SMTP
10 3 (1.24%) SSL
10 3 (1.24%) VLAN
10 3 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.83%) Internet
11 2 (0.83%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (38.84%) SQL Server
2 30 (12.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (4.13%) MySQL
4 10 (4.13%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.07%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.24%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.41%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.41%) MS Access
10 1 (0.41%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (6.20%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.65%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.24%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.24%) Subversion
5 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.41%) JIRA
5 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (17.77%) Finance
2 33 (13.64%) Retail
3 10 (4.13%) Legal
4 8 (3.31%) Marketing
5 7 (2.89%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.24%) Automotive
7 3 (1.24%) Banking
7 3 (1.24%) French Language
7 3 (1.24%) International Banking
7 3 (1.24%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.83%) Publishing
9 1 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
9 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 59 (24.38%) Analyst
2 51 (21.07%) Developer
3 28 (11.57%) Support Analyst
4 25 (10.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (10.33%) Support Engineer
5 24 (9.92%) IT Support
6 23 (9.50%) IT Analyst
7 17 (7.02%) IT Support Analyst
7 17 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
8 15 (6.20%) Active Directory Engineer
9 14 (5.79%) Active Directory Support
10 13 (5.37%) Active Directory Support Engineer
11 12 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (4.96%) Architect
11 12 (4.96%) C++ Developer
11 12 (4.96%) IT Manager
12 11 (4.55%) Service Analyst
12 11 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
13 9 (3.72%) .NET Developer
13 9 (3.72%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (20.25%) .NET
2 22 (9.09%) XML
3 18 (7.44%) ASP.NET
4 15 (6.20%) CSS
5 14 (5.79%) HTML
6 10 (4.13%) .NET Framework
7 9 (3.72%) J2EE
7 9 (3.72%) J2ME
7 9 (3.72%) Java EE
7 9 (3.72%) Java SE
8 8 (3.31%) jQuery
9 5 (2.07%) Web Services
10 4 (1.65%) Ajax
10 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.65%) COM
10 4 (1.65%) JSON
10 4 (1.65%) WCF
10 4 (1.65%) WinForms
10 4 (1.65%) XHTML
10 4 (1.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (10.33%) Blackberry
3 24 (9.92%) Smartcard
4 15 (6.20%) Computer Science
4 15 (6.20%) Mathematics
5 12 (4.96%) PKI
6 11 (4.55%) EPoS
7 10 (4.13%) Driving Licence
8 9 (3.72%) Clustering
8 9 (3.72%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.48%) IVR
10 5 (2.07%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.65%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.24%) HP Storage
12 3 (1.24%) SCADA
13 2 (0.83%) User Experience
14 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
14 1 (0.41%) Smartphone
14 1 (0.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 94 (38.84%) Windows Server
2 49 (20.25%) Windows 7
3 39 (16.12%) Linux
3 39 (16.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (15.70%) Unix
4 38 (15.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (14.05%) Apple iOS
6 29 (11.98%) Windows 8
7 18 (7.44%) Android
7 18 (7.44%) Windows XP
8 12 (4.96%) BlackBerry OS
8 12 (4.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.31%) Windows CE
11 7 (2.89%) CentOS
12 5 (2.07%) Windows 10
13 3 (1.24%) Debian
13 3 (1.24%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.41%) AIX
14 1 (0.41%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (11.98%) Software Engineering
2 25 (10.33%) Incident Management
3 22 (9.09%) ITIL
4 21 (8.68%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (8.26%) SDLC
6 19 (7.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (7.44%) High Availability
8 17 (7.02%) Service Delivery
9 15 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (6.20%) CRM
10 14 (5.79%) Configuration Management
10 14 (5.79%) MVC
11 13 (5.37%) Scrum
12 12 (4.96%) Change Management
12 12 (4.96%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (4.96%) Problem Management
12 12 (4.96%) Software Deployment
13 11 (4.55%) Logistics
13 11 (4.55%) SOA
13 11 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (28.51%) SQL
2 41 (16.94%) C#
3 30 (12.40%) Java
4 20 (8.26%) C++
5 12 (4.96%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.72%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.31%) XAML
8 7 (2.89%) VB.NET
8 7 (2.89%) VBScript
9 6 (2.48%) Delphi
9 6 (2.48%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.65%) Korn
10 4 (1.65%) Ruby
10 4 (1.65%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.24%) C
11 3 (1.24%) Pascal
11 3 (1.24%) PHP
11 3 (1.24%) Python
11 3 (1.24%) VB
12 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (10.74%) Degree
2 20 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (4.96%) MCSE
4 10 (4.13%) MCSA
5 9 (3.72%) Sun Certification
6 7 (2.89%) ISEB
6 7 (2.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (2.89%) MCP
7 4 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.24%) MCAD
8 3 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.83%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.83%) HND
9 2 (0.83%) MCTS
9 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.41%) APMP
10 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.13%) SLA
2 7 (2.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.89%) QA
3 4 (1.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 104 (42.98%) Active Directory
2 29 (11.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.02%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.72%) vSphere
5 4 (1.65%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.24%) XenApp
7 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (5.37%) SCCM
2 6 (2.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (2.07%) SCOM
4 3 (1.24%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.83%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.83%) Puppet
5 2 (0.83%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.41%) DameWare
6 1 (0.41%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.41%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 124 (51.24%) Microsoft
2 58 (23.97%) Oracle
3 57 (23.55%) VMware
4 27 (11.16%) NetApp
5 25 (10.33%) Cisco
6 20 (8.26%) Citrix
7 19 (7.85%) Red Hat
8 13 (5.37%) HP
8 13 (5.37%) IBM
9 11 (4.55%) SAP
10 8 (3.31%) Apple
11 7 (2.89%) Dell
12 6 (2.48%) Altiris
12 6 (2.48%) EMC
12 6 (2.48%) F5
12 6 (2.48%) Fortinet
12 6 (2.48%) MobileIron
13 4 (1.65%) Avaya
13 4 (1.65%) Infor
13 4 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
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