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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 138 263 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.99% 32.79% 18.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.41% 85.11% 75.16%
Number of salaries quoted 117 256 102
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £50,000 £57,250
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
196 309 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 25.55% 38.53% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 165 297 129
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 October 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 October 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 81 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Loughborough -1 8 £27,500 -45.00%
Hinckley +11 6 £27,500 -8.33%
Lutterworth -8 6 £22,250 -36.42%
Market Harborough -10 3 £40,000 +50.94%
Ashby-de-la-Zouch 0 2 - - 1
Coalville -6 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 119 (38.64%) SQL
2 107 (34.74%) SQL Server
3 95 (30.84%) Microsoft
4 89 (28.90%) Finance
5 84 (27.27%) Degree
6 82 (26.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 81 (26.30%) .NET
8 78 (25.32%) C#
9 63 (20.45%) VMware
10 62 (20.13%) Oracle
11 61 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
12 60 (19.48%) C++
13 59 (19.16%) XML
13 59 (19.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 52 (16.88%) MS Excel
15 49 (15.91%) Windows XP
15 49 (15.91%) Smartcard
16 46 (14.94%) Cyber Security
17 45 (14.61%) Active Directory
18 43 (13.96%) Automated Testing
19 42 (13.64%) Windows Vista
20 39 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
20 39 (12.66%) Software Engineering
21 38 (12.34%) Linux
22 37 (12.01%) HTML
23 36 (11.69%) Computer Science
24 34 (11.04%) CSS
24 34 (11.04%) MS Exchange
24 34 (11.04%) Mathematics
24 34 (11.04%) Mobile App

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 34 (11.04%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.57%) IIS
3 10 (3.25%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.30%) Lync
7 4 (1.30%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.97%) Apache
9 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.65%) JBoss
9 2 (0.65%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.32%) CMS
10 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.32%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.32%) WordPress
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 52 (16.88%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.84%) MS Office
3 6 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) Simulink
5 1 (0.32%) Maya
5 1 (0.32%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.32%) GIMP
5 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (1.30%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (1.30%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.65%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.32%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.57%) Office 365
2 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.32%) IaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.32%) SaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.42%) SAN
2 24 (7.79%) LDAP
2 24 (7.79%) Firewall
3 16 (5.19%) DNS
4 15 (4.87%) TCP/IP
5 14 (4.55%) Internet
5 14 (4.55%) LAN
5 14 (4.55%) WAN
6 12 (3.90%) DHCP
7 11 (3.57%) Wireless
7 11 (3.57%) NAS
8 8 (2.60%) PBX
9 6 (1.95%) VPN
10 4 (1.30%) VoIP
11 3 (0.97%) NetScreen
11 3 (0.97%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.65%) Structured Cabling
12 2 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.65%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.65%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (34.74%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (4.87%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.92%) MySQL
6 7 (2.27%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.30%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (1.30%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.97%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.65%) MS Access
10 1 (0.32%) OLTP
10 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.32%) Informix
10 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (6.17%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.60%) JIRA
3 7 (2.27%) NUnit
4 6 (1.95%) Subversion
5 4 (1.30%) Selenium
6 3 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.97%) WebDriver
6 3 (0.97%) MSTest
7 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Blend
7 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.65%) Toad
7 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.32%) TestPartner
8 1 (0.32%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.32%) Hudson
8 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
General
1 89 (28.90%) Finance
2 18 (5.84%) Aerospace
3 9 (2.92%) Retail
4 8 (2.60%) Back Office
5 5 (1.62%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.62%) Banking
6 4 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.30%) Electronics
7 2 (0.65%) Publishing
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Local Government
8 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 83 (26.95%) Developer
2 48 (15.58%) Analyst
3 44 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 43 (13.96%) Support Engineer
5 37 (12.01%) Software Developer
6 35 (11.36%) Test Engineer
7 34 (11.04%) C++ Software Developer
8 24 (7.79%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (5.84%) C# Developer
9 18 (5.84%) .NET Developer
10 17 (5.52%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (5.19%) Systems Support Engineer
11 16 (5.19%) Systems Support
11 16 (5.19%) Architect
12 14 (4.55%) Support Analyst
13 13 (4.22%) Administrator
14 12 (3.90%) Service Analyst
14 12 (3.90%) Service Desk Analyst
14 12 (3.90%) ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (3.90%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (26.30%) .NET
2 59 (19.16%) XML
3 37 (12.01%) HTML
4 34 (11.04%) CSS
5 31 (10.06%) ASP.NET
6 29 (9.42%) jQuery
7 24 (7.79%) HTML5
8 22 (7.14%) CSS3
9 21 (6.82%) Ajax
10 18 (5.84%) Web Services
11 15 (4.87%) XSLT
12 11 (3.57%) COM+
13 10 (3.25%) XHTML
13 10 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 10 (3.25%) LINQ
14 7 (2.27%) WinForms
14 7 (2.27%) MFC
15 5 (1.62%) Middleware
16 4 (1.30%) WPF
17 3 (0.97%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.91%) Smartcard
2 36 (11.69%) Computer Science
3 34 (11.04%) Mobile App
3 34 (11.04%) Mathematics
4 24 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (7.79%) Blackberry
5 23 (7.47%) Biometrics
5 23 (7.47%) PKI
6 9 (2.92%) Clustering
7 8 (2.60%) Mainframe
7 8 (2.60%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.95%) Device Driver
9 5 (1.62%) IVR
10 4 (1.30%) Replication
11 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.97%) Life Science
12 2 (0.65%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.65%) VLE
12 2 (0.65%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 82 (26.62%) Windows Server 2008
2 59 (19.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 49 (15.91%) Windows XP
4 42 (13.64%) Windows Vista
5 38 (12.34%) Linux
6 31 (10.06%) UNIX
7 28 (9.09%) Android
7 28 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (7.79%) Apple iOS
9 23 (7.47%) BlackBerry OS
10 8 (2.60%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.60%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.95%) CentOS
12 3 (0.97%) AIX
12 3 (0.97%) Solaris
13 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (14.94%) Cyber Security
3 43 (13.96%) Automated Testing
4 39 (12.66%) Software Engineering
5 32 (10.39%) Web Development
6 30 (9.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 29 (9.42%) Project Management
8 27 (8.77%) ITIL
9 23 (7.47%) Identity Management
9 23 (7.47%) Manual Testing
10 20 (6.49%) Configuration Management
11 19 (6.17%) OO
12 17 (5.52%) Mentoring
13 16 (5.19%) Software Testing
14 14 (4.55%) Logistics
14 14 (4.55%) MVC
14 14 (4.55%) Test Scripting
15 12 (3.90%) Technical Architecture
15 12 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 119 (38.64%) SQL
2 78 (25.32%) C#
3 60 (19.48%) C++
4 29 (9.42%) Java
5 22 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 19 (6.17%) VB.NET
7 9 (2.92%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.95%) Python
9 5 (1.62%) C
9 5 (1.62%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.30%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.97%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.97%) VBScript
11 3 (0.97%) VB
12 2 (0.65%) Perl
12 2 (0.65%) PHP
12 2 (0.65%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.65%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.32%) Delphi
13 1 (0.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 84 (27.27%) Degree
2 26 (8.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (6.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (4.55%) MCSE
5 8 (2.60%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.95%) CCNA
7 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 6 (1.95%) MCSM
8 4 (1.30%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.30%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.30%) MCSA
9 3 (0.97%) MCP
9 3 (0.97%) ISEB
9 3 (0.97%) VCAP
10 2 (0.65%) NVQ Level 3
10 2 (0.65%) MCTS
10 2 (0.65%) MCITP
10 2 (0.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.12%) ISO 9001
2 23 (7.47%) TickIT
3 8 (2.60%) SLA
4 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.65%) COBIT
4 2 (0.65%) QA
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (14.61%) Active Directory
2 39 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.22%) vSphere
5 9 (2.92%) XenApp
6 5 (1.62%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.30%) vCloud
8 3 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.65%) XenServer
9 2 (0.65%) Firmware
9 2 (0.65%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.32%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.30%) SCCM
1 4 (1.30%) SCOM
1 4 (1.30%) Windows Intune
2 3 (0.97%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.32%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.32%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.32%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.32%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 95 (30.84%) Microsoft
2 63 (20.45%) VMware
3 62 (20.13%) Oracle
4 20 (6.49%) NetApp
5 16 (5.19%) Cisco
6 12 (3.90%) Citrix
6 12 (3.90%) Veeam
7 11 (3.57%) HP
8 10 (3.25%) SAP
9 7 (2.27%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.95%) Perforce
11 3 (0.97%) Dell
11 3 (0.97%) EMC
11 3 (0.97%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.65%) Symantec
12 2 (0.65%) Hitachi
12 2 (0.65%) IBM
12 2 (0.65%) Sun
12 2 (0.65%) Northgate
12 2 (0.65%) Google
Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Proteus Europe
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £45,000 per annum + bonus, pension, share option ++
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
University Of Leicester
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £41,500 per annum + bonus, pension, other fantastic bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
University of Leicester
Salary: £40,847 - £45,954 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Leicester
Outsourcery
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Leicester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Leicester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 25 days ago