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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 129 224 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.57% 25.87% 21.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.57% 76.98% 75.86%
Number of salaries quoted 113 211 136
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 £21,522 £25,100 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
173 291 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.57% 33.60% 28.67%
Number of salaries quoted 150 269 179
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 £20,500 £28,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 24 December 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 December 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 0 76 £42,500 +11.84% 8
Loughborough +6 9 £27,500 +3.77% 2
Hinckley +10 8 £28,000 -5.08% 1
Lutterworth +5 6 £20,250 -42.14%
Coalville +4 1 £28,000 -13.84% 1
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 102 (39.08%) SQL
2 96 (36.78%) SQL Server
3 90 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 72 (27.59%) .NET
5 67 (25.67%) C#
6 65 (24.90%) VMware
7 64 (24.52%) Finance
7 64 (24.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 58 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 58 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 50 (19.16%) XML
9 50 (19.16%) Degree
10 46 (17.62%) MS Exchange
10 46 (17.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 44 (16.86%) C++
12 42 (16.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 42 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
13 39 (14.94%) Windows XP
14 38 (14.56%) HTML
14 38 (14.56%) Linux
15 37 (14.18%) Smartcard
15 37 (14.18%) Cyber Security
16 36 (13.79%) Oracle
16 36 (13.79%) Software Engineering
17 35 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
18 34 (13.03%) Disaster Recovery
18 34 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
19 32 (12.26%) HTML5
20 31 (11.88%) CSS
21 28 (10.73%) Android

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 46 (17.62%) MS Exchange
2 15 (5.75%) IIS
3 8 (3.07%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.92%) Lync
5 5 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.77%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.77%) Apache
8 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.38%) CMS
8 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 58 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 23 (8.81%) MS Office
3 4 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.15%) Simulink
5 1 (0.38%) Maya
5 1 (0.38%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.38%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.36%) Office 365
2 6 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.77%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.38%) IaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.34%) SAN
2 24 (9.20%) DNS
2 24 (9.20%) Firewall
3 23 (8.81%) TCP/IP
4 19 (7.28%) LDAP
5 18 (6.90%) WAN
6 17 (6.51%) LAN
7 15 (5.75%) DHCP
7 15 (5.75%) Internet
8 12 (4.60%) NAS
9 11 (4.21%) Wireless
10 8 (3.07%) VPN
10 8 (3.07%) PBX
11 5 (1.92%) VoIP
12 4 (1.53%) Ethernet
13 3 (1.15%) NetScreen
14 2 (0.77%) Structured Cabling
14 2 (0.77%) IP Telephony
14 2 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (36.78%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.53%) MySQL
6 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.77%) MS Access
7 1 (0.38%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.38%) Informix
Development Applications
1 9 (3.45%) Subversion
2 6 (2.30%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.92%) MSTest
4 4 (1.53%) NUnit
4 4 (1.53%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.53%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Blend
5 3 (1.15%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.77%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.77%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.77%) Moq
7 1 (0.38%) Hudson
7 1 (0.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.38%) Xcode
General
1 64 (24.52%) Finance
2 11 (4.21%) Retail
3 8 (3.07%) Back Office
4 6 (2.30%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.92%) Banking
6 3 (1.15%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.77%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Billing
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (24.14%) Developer
2 40 (15.33%) Analyst
3 31 (11.88%) Support Engineer
4 28 (10.73%) .NET Developer
5 27 (10.34%) C++ Developer
6 26 (9.96%) C# Developer
6 26 (9.96%) Test Engineer
6 26 (9.96%) Software Developer
7 24 (9.20%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (8.05%) C++ Software Developer
8 21 (8.05%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (6.90%) Support Analyst
9 18 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (6.51%) ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (6.13%) Architect
12 13 (4.98%) Administrator
13 12 (4.60%) Technical Support
13 12 (4.60%) Software Engineer
13 12 (4.60%) VMware Engineer
14 11 (4.21%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (27.59%) .NET
2 50 (19.16%) XML
3 38 (14.56%) HTML
4 32 (12.26%) HTML5
5 31 (11.88%) CSS
6 26 (9.96%) jQuery
7 25 (9.58%) ASP.NET
8 24 (9.20%) XSLT
8 24 (9.20%) CSS3
9 22 (8.43%) Ajax
10 18 (6.90%) XHTML
10 18 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 14 (5.36%) Web Services
11 14 (5.36%) WPF
12 9 (3.45%) WCF
12 9 (3.45%) .NET Framework
13 6 (2.30%) WinForms
14 5 (1.92%) Middleware
14 5 (1.92%) JSON
14 5 (1.92%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.18%) Smartcard
2 34 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (8.43%) Computer Science
4 21 (8.05%) Mobile App
4 21 (8.05%) Mathematics
5 20 (7.66%) Blackberry
6 19 (7.28%) PKI
7 18 (6.90%) Biometrics
8 15 (5.75%) Clustering
9 5 (1.92%) IVR
9 5 (1.92%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.53%) Replication
10 4 (1.53%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.15%) Life Science
11 3 (1.15%) FMCG
11 3 (1.15%) MPEG
12 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.77%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 64 (24.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 42 (16.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (14.94%) Windows XP
4 38 (14.56%) Linux
5 35 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (10.73%) Android
7 26 (9.96%) Windows Vista
7 26 (9.96%) UNIX
8 23 (8.81%) Apple iOS
9 19 (7.28%) BlackBerry OS
10 12 (4.60%) Windows 7
11 8 (3.07%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.53%) CentOS
13 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.38%) AIX
14 1 (0.38%) Solaris
14 1 (0.38%) Debian
14 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (14.18%) Cyber Security
3 36 (13.79%) Software Engineering
4 34 (13.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (10.34%) Project Management
6 24 (9.20%) ITIL
7 23 (8.81%) Web Development
8 22 (8.43%) Automated Testing
8 22 (8.43%) MVC
8 22 (8.43%) Mentoring
9 21 (8.05%) Logistics
10 18 (6.90%) Identity Management
10 18 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (6.51%) Change Management
12 13 (4.98%) Incident Management
13 12 (4.60%) Technical Architecture
13 12 (4.60%) Problem Management
14 11 (4.21%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (4.21%) Risk Management
14 11 (4.21%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (39.08%) SQL
2 67 (25.67%) C#
3 44 (16.86%) C++
4 24 (9.20%) Java
5 15 (5.75%) JavaScript
6 14 (5.36%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.45%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.07%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.30%) VB
9 6 (2.30%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.92%) C
11 3 (1.15%) PHP
11 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.15%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.15%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.15%) XPath
12 2 (0.77%) Python
12 2 (0.77%) Perl
13 1 (0.38%) Delphi
13 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (19.16%) Degree
2 16 (6.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (3.07%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.68%) MCSE
6 4 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.53%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.15%) MCSA
7 3 (1.15%) CCNA
7 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 3 (1.15%) MCSM
8 2 (0.77%) MCP
8 2 (0.77%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.38%) HND
9 1 (0.38%) CCDA
9 1 (0.38%) ISEB
9 1 (0.38%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.05%) ISO 9001
2 18 (6.90%) TickIT
3 6 (2.30%) SLA
4 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 46 (17.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.81%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.45%) XenApp
4 9 (3.45%) vSphere
5 4 (1.53%) vCloud
6 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.38%) GPFS
7 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 15 (5.75%) SCCM
2 10 (3.83%) SCOM
3 4 (1.53%) Windows Intune
4 2 (0.77%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.77%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.77%) CFEngine
4 2 (0.77%) DameWare
5 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.38%) WSUS
5 1 (0.38%) Nagios
5 1 (0.38%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 90 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 65 (24.90%) VMware
3 36 (13.79%) Oracle
4 19 (7.28%) NetApp
5 15 (5.75%) Cisco
6 14 (5.36%) Citrix
7 12 (4.60%) HP
7 12 (4.60%) Veeam
8 9 (3.45%) Altiris
8 9 (3.45%) Dell
9 7 (2.68%) SAP
10 6 (2.30%) Google
11 5 (1.92%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.53%) EMC
13 3 (1.15%) IBM
13 3 (1.15%) Apple
13 3 (1.15%) Sun
13 3 (1.15%) AccuRev
13 3 (1.15%) Open-E
14 2 (0.77%) Rackspace
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