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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 170 143 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.69% 21.31% 20.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.19% 81.25% 69.67%
Number of salaries quoted 152 130 146
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £22,500 £25,749
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
212 176 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.06% 26.23% 29.36%
Number of salaries quoted 186 160 211
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +1 94 £40,000 +11.11% 4
Lutterworth -7 28 £32,500 -7.14%
Loughborough 0 6 £38,750 -13.88% 2
Hinckley +5 3 £19,000 +5.55%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch +1 1 - -
Coalville - 1 £22,500 -
Market Harborough - 1 £22,500 -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 137 (41.64%) SQL Server
2 118 (35.87%) Microsoft
3 107 (32.52%) .NET
4 101 (30.70%) C#
5 100 (30.40%) SQL
6 94 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 91 (27.66%) Degree
8 85 (25.84%) Finance
9 72 (21.88%) C++
10 71 (21.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 69 (20.97%) Smartcard
11 69 (20.97%) Active Directory
12 66 (20.06%) Oracle
13 62 (18.84%) Windows XP
14 60 (18.24%) Cyber Security
15 57 (17.33%) XML
16 54 (16.41%) VMware
17 53 (16.11%) Windows Vista
18 50 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
19 48 (14.59%) MS Exchange
19 48 (14.59%) MS Excel
19 48 (14.59%) Computer Science
19 48 (14.59%) Automated Testing
20 46 (13.98%) Mobile App
21 45 (13.68%) Linux
22 44 (13.37%) Mathematics
23 43 (13.07%) Software Engineering
24 42 (12.77%) ASP.NET
25 41 (12.46%) Android
26 40 (12.16%) Java

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 48 (14.59%) MS Exchange
2 26 (7.90%) IIS
3 23 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.74%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.13%) CMS
7 7 (2.13%) Lync
8 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.22%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.91%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (0.91%) SAS
10 2 (0.61%) Apache
10 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.30%) Site Server
11 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.30%) Drupal
11 1 (0.30%) WordPress
11 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 48 (14.59%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.08%) MS Office
3 4 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) Simulink
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.30%) GIMP
4 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (1.22%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.61%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.13%) Office 365
2 5 (1.52%) IaaS
2 5 (1.52%) PaaS
3 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (10.94%) DNS
1 36 (10.94%) SAN
2 32 (9.73%) TCP/IP
3 31 (9.42%) LDAP
4 24 (7.29%) Firewall
5 16 (4.86%) WAN
6 15 (4.56%) DHCP
7 12 (3.65%) LAN
7 12 (3.65%) Internet
7 12 (3.65%) NetScaler
8 11 (3.34%) Wireless
9 7 (2.13%) NAS
10 5 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (1.22%) Structured Cabling
11 4 (1.22%) NetScreen
11 4 (1.22%) PBX
11 4 (1.22%) VoIP
12 3 (0.91%) FTP
12 3 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (41.64%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (8.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (6.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (4.86%) MySQL
6 10 (3.04%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.74%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.74%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.91%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.91%) DB2
10 1 (0.30%) OLTP
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (11.25%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.74%) JIRA
3 8 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.13%) NUnit
5 6 (1.82%) TestPartner
5 6 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (1.22%) Selenium
8 3 (0.91%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.61%) Toad
General
1 85 (25.84%) Finance
2 14 (4.26%) Aerospace
3 12 (3.65%) Retail
4 8 (2.43%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.82%) Publishing
6 5 (1.52%) Electronics
6 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.61%) Games
8 1 (0.30%) Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 107 (32.52%) Developer
2 54 (16.41%) C++ Developer
3 53 (16.11%) Software Developer
4 44 (13.37%) C++ Software Developer
5 37 (11.25%) Test Engineer
6 36 (10.94%) Support Engineer
7 31 (9.42%) Analyst
8 23 (6.99%) Web Developer
8 23 (6.99%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (4.86%) Senior Developer
10 15 (4.56%) Tester
11 13 (3.95%) Administrator
12 11 (3.34%) DBA
12 11 (3.34%) Development Manager
12 11 (3.34%) IT Support
13 9 (2.74%) Systems Support Engineer
13 9 (2.74%) Technical Engineer
13 9 (2.74%) Systems Support
13 9 (2.74%) Support Analyst
13 9 (2.74%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (32.52%) .NET
2 57 (17.33%) XML
3 42 (12.77%) ASP.NET
4 37 (11.25%) HTML
5 32 (9.73%) CSS
6 27 (8.21%) jQuery
7 22 (6.69%) WinForms
8 20 (6.08%) Ajax
9 19 (5.78%) Web Services
9 19 (5.78%) LINQ
10 15 (4.56%) COM+
11 14 (4.26%) HTML5
12 13 (3.95%) WPF
13 12 (3.65%) CSS3
14 7 (2.13%) MFC
15 6 (1.82%) WCF
16 5 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
17 4 (1.22%) XSLT
18 3 (0.91%) KnockoutJS
18 3 (0.91%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 69 (20.97%) Smartcard
2 48 (14.59%) Computer Science
3 46 (13.98%) Mobile App
4 44 (13.37%) Mathematics
5 35 (10.64%) PKI
5 35 (10.64%) Blackberry
6 25 (7.60%) Biometrics
7 24 (7.29%) Clustering
8 9 (2.74%) iPhone
9 7 (2.13%) Device Driver
9 7 (2.13%) Firmware
10 5 (1.52%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.52%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.52%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.91%) PMI
12 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.30%) EPoS
13 1 (0.30%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 94 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 71 (21.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 62 (18.84%) Windows XP
4 53 (16.11%) Windows Vista
5 45 (13.68%) Linux
6 41 (12.46%) Android
7 37 (11.25%) Apple iOS
8 29 (8.81%) BlackBerry OS
8 29 (8.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (5.78%) Windows 7
9 19 (5.78%) UNIX
10 9 (2.74%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.82%) Windows Phone 8
11 6 (1.82%) Windows Phone
12 5 (1.52%) AIX
12 5 (1.52%) HPUX
13 4 (1.22%) CentOS
14 3 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.91%) Solaris
15 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (18.24%) Cyber Security
2 50 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (14.59%) Automated Testing
4 43 (13.07%) Software Engineering
5 39 (11.85%) Web Development
6 31 (9.42%) Identity Management
7 28 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 25 (7.60%) OO
9 24 (7.29%) Manual Testing
10 19 (5.78%) Software Testing
11 17 (5.17%) ITIL
12 16 (4.86%) Project Management
13 15 (4.56%) Change Management
13 15 (4.56%) CRM
13 15 (4.56%) Scrum
14 14 (4.26%) Incident Management
15 12 (3.65%) Waterfall
15 12 (3.65%) Configuration Management
16 10 (3.04%) Problem Management
16 10 (3.04%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 101 (30.70%) C#
2 100 (30.40%) SQL
3 72 (21.88%) C++
4 40 (12.16%) Java
5 32 (9.73%) VB.NET
6 31 (9.42%) JavaScript
7 16 (4.86%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.34%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.34%) VBScript
9 9 (2.74%) XAML
10 8 (2.43%) PHP
11 6 (1.82%) VB
11 6 (1.82%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.22%) Python
13 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.91%) C
14 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.30%) VC++
14 1 (0.30%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 91 (27.66%) Degree
2 28 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (4.26%) MCSE
5 8 (2.43%) CCNA
5 8 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.52%) ISEB
6 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 5 (1.52%) MCSM
7 4 (1.22%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.22%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.22%) VCAP
7 4 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.91%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.91%) GCIA
8 3 (0.91%) GSEC
8 3 (0.91%) GCFW
8 3 (0.91%) GCWN
8 3 (0.91%) CEH
8 3 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.73%) ISO 9001
2 31 (9.42%) TickIT
3 8 (2.43%) SLA
4 6 (1.82%) QA
5 3 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 69 (20.97%) Active Directory
2 28 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (7.90%) Hyper-V
4 21 (6.38%) vSphere
5 19 (5.78%) XenApp
6 9 (2.74%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.61%) XenServer
8 2 (0.61%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.30%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.30%) QEMU
9 1 (0.30%) KVM
9 1 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 14 (4.26%) SCOM
2 13 (3.95%) SCCM
3 3 (0.91%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.61%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.30%) WSUS
5 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 118 (35.87%) Microsoft
2 66 (20.06%) Oracle
3 54 (16.41%) VMware
4 29 (8.81%) HP
5 24 (7.29%) Citrix
6 20 (6.08%) Cisco
7 12 (3.65%) Dell
8 10 (3.04%) NetApp
9 8 (2.43%) Altiris
10 7 (2.13%) Veeam
10 7 (2.13%) Perforce
10 7 (2.13%) IBM
10 7 (2.13%) SAP
11 6 (1.82%) Avaya
12 5 (1.52%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.52%) Apple
13 3 (0.91%) EMC
13 3 (0.91%) Open-E
13 3 (0.91%) Fortinet
13 3 (0.91%) SolarWinds
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