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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 135 144 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.65% 15.88% 20.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 79.88% 66.36% 87.73%
Number of salaries quoted 118 140 130
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +2.81%
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
169 217 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.34% 23.93% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 147 208 146
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +6 93 £39,000 +2.63% 13
Loughborough +6 8 £27,500 -21.42%
Kegworth - 4 - -
Hinckley +2 3 £19,000 -34.48%
Coalville - 1 £30,000 -
Lutterworth - 1 £26,000 -
Melton Mowbray - 1 £18,000 -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 109 (41.13%) SQL Server
2 108 (40.75%) Microsoft
3 103 (38.87%) Active Directory
4 94 (35.47%) SQL
5 88 (33.21%) VMware
6 73 (27.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 66 (24.91%) .NET
7 66 (24.91%) MS Excel
8 63 (23.77%) MS Exchange
9 62 (23.40%) TCP/IP
10 60 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
11 57 (21.51%) Hyper-V
12 54 (20.38%) Windows Server 2012
12 54 (20.38%) Finance
13 53 (20.00%) C#
14 52 (19.62%) Disaster Recovery
15 48 (18.11%) IIS
16 47 (17.74%) Clustering
17 44 (16.60%) XML
18 43 (16.23%) Incident Management
19 39 (14.72%) Linux
20 37 (13.96%) HTML
20 37 (13.96%) SCCM
21 35 (13.21%) PowerShell
21 35 (13.21%) SAN
22 33 (12.45%) HP
22 33 (12.45%) Change Management
22 33 (12.45%) Problem Management
23 32 (12.08%) Data Protection
23 32 (12.08%) Altiris

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (23.77%) MS Exchange
2 48 (18.11%) IIS
3 6 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.13%) Lync
5 3 (1.13%) JBoss
5 3 (1.13%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.75%) Apache
6 2 (0.75%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.38%) CMS
7 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 66 (24.91%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.92%) MS Office
3 3 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.75%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.38%) MS Project
5 1 (0.38%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) SAP SD
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.51%) Office 365
2 3 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.75%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (23.40%) TCP/IP
2 35 (13.21%) SAN
3 32 (12.08%) DNS
4 30 (11.32%) Firewall
5 20 (7.55%) WAN
6 18 (6.79%) LAN
7 17 (6.42%) NAS
8 15 (5.66%) Internet
8 15 (5.66%) DHCP
9 14 (5.28%) Wireless
10 12 (4.53%) LDAP
11 8 (3.02%) VPN
12 5 (1.89%) VoIP
13 4 (1.51%) PBX
13 4 (1.51%) Ethernet
14 2 (0.75%) FTP
14 2 (0.75%) HTTP
14 2 (0.75%) VLAN
15 1 (0.38%) iSCSI
15 1 (0.38%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (41.13%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.75%) MS Access
5 2 (0.75%) MySQL
6 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.38%) Informix
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (3.02%) Subversion
2 5 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (1.89%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.51%) TestPartner
3 4 (1.51%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.13%) AccuRev
4 3 (1.13%) NUnit
4 3 (1.13%) MSTest
4 3 (1.13%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.75%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (0.75%) Moq
5 2 (0.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Blend
5 2 (0.75%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.75%) Xcode
6 1 (0.38%) JUnit
6 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 54 (20.38%) Finance
2 19 (7.17%) Retail
3 8 (3.02%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.89%) Banking
5 4 (1.51%) Publishing
6 3 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.13%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.75%) International Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Billing
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 50 (18.87%) Developer
1 50 (18.87%) Analyst
2 38 (14.34%) Systems Engineer
3 24 (9.06%) .NET Developer
4 23 (8.68%) Support Engineer
5 21 (7.92%) Network Engineer
6 20 (7.55%) Service Analyst
6 20 (7.55%) Service Desk Analyst
7 17 (6.42%) C# Developer
7 17 (6.42%) Software Developer
8 16 (6.04%) Support Analyst
8 16 (6.04%) Test Engineer
8 16 (6.04%) ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (4.91%) C++ Developer
10 13 (4.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (4.91%) Applications Support
11 12 (4.53%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (4.53%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 12 (4.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (24.91%) .NET
2 44 (16.60%) XML
3 37 (13.96%) HTML
4 29 (10.94%) CSS
5 27 (10.19%) jQuery
6 25 (9.43%) HTML5
7 24 (9.06%) ASP.NET
8 22 (8.30%) CSS3
9 18 (6.79%) XSLT
10 16 (6.04%) Ajax
11 14 (5.28%) WPF
11 14 (5.28%) XHTML
11 14 (5.28%) Web Services
12 13 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 8 (3.02%) WCF
14 7 (2.64%) JSON
14 7 (2.64%) .NET Framework
14 7 (2.64%) WinForms
15 5 (1.89%) WF
16 4 (1.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 47 (17.74%) Clustering
2 26 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.68%) Smartcard
4 16 (6.04%) Mobile App
5 12 (4.53%) Mathematics
5 12 (4.53%) Computer Science
5 12 (4.53%) Blackberry
5 12 (4.53%) PKI
6 11 (4.15%) Biometrics
7 5 (1.89%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.51%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.51%) VLE
9 3 (1.13%) IVR
9 3 (1.13%) MPEG
9 3 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (1.13%) FMCG
10 2 (0.75%) iPhone
10 2 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.75%) iPad
10 2 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 73 (27.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 54 (20.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (14.72%) Linux
4 30 (11.32%) Windows XP
5 29 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (9.43%) Android
7 23 (8.68%) UNIX
8 18 (6.79%) Apple iOS
9 17 (6.42%) Windows 7
10 16 (6.04%) Windows Vista
11 12 (4.53%) BlackBerry OS
12 5 (1.89%) Solaris
13 3 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (1.13%) AIX
13 3 (1.13%) CentOS
14 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 43 (16.23%) Incident Management
3 33 (12.45%) Problem Management
3 33 (12.45%) Change Management
4 32 (12.08%) Data Protection
5 29 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (9.06%) MVC
6 24 (9.06%) Software Engineering
7 23 (8.68%) Cyber Security
8 21 (7.92%) Mentoring
9 19 (7.17%) Web Development
10 17 (6.42%) ITIL
11 16 (6.04%) Project Management
12 15 (5.66%) Logistics
12 15 (5.66%) Automated Testing
13 14 (5.28%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (4.15%) Identity Management
15 10 (3.77%) Scrum
15 10 (3.77%) System Testing
16 9 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 94 (35.47%) SQL
2 53 (20.00%) C#
3 35 (13.21%) PowerShell
4 25 (9.43%) C++
5 18 (6.79%) Java
5 18 (6.79%) JavaScript
6 12 (4.53%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.26%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.89%) VB
9 4 (1.51%) C
9 4 (1.51%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.51%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.13%) XPath
10 3 (1.13%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.75%) VBScript
11 2 (0.75%) PHP
12 1 (0.38%) RPG
12 1 (0.38%) Delphi
12 1 (0.38%) VB6
12 1 (0.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 25 (9.43%) Degree
2 12 (4.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.26%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.89%) ISEB
5 4 (1.51%) NVQ Level 3
5 4 (1.51%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.75%) CCNA
6 2 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.38%) HND
7 1 (0.38%) MCSA
7 1 (0.38%) MCDST
7 1 (0.38%) MCTS
7 1 (0.38%) MCITP
7 1 (0.38%) PMP
7 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (7.17%) PCI DSS
2 17 (6.42%) SLA
3 14 (5.28%) ISO 9001
4 11 (4.15%) TickIT
5 5 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 103 (38.87%) Active Directory
2 60 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (21.51%) Hyper-V
4 9 (3.40%) XenApp
5 6 (2.26%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (1.51%) Firmware
7 3 (1.13%) vSphere
8 2 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.75%) vCloud
9 1 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (13.96%) SCCM
2 23 (8.68%) SCOM
3 6 (2.26%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.13%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.13%) DameWare
5 2 (0.75%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (0.75%) CFEngine
5 2 (0.75%) SCDPM
5 2 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.38%) WSUS
6 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.38%) Control-M
6 1 (0.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 108 (40.75%) Microsoft
2 88 (33.21%) VMware
3 33 (12.45%) HP
4 32 (12.08%) Dell
4 32 (12.08%) Altiris
5 30 (11.32%) Citrix
6 24 (9.06%) Oracle
7 22 (8.30%) Cisco
8 16 (6.04%) IBM
8 16 (6.04%) NetApp
9 12 (4.53%) Veeam
10 11 (4.15%) EMC
11 6 (2.26%) Google
12 5 (1.89%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.89%) SAP
13 3 (1.13%) Apple
13 3 (1.13%) Remedy
14 2 (0.75%) Rackspace
14 2 (0.75%) Sitecore
14 2 (0.75%) Adobe
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Salary: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year
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Salary: Up to £38,800 per annum + bonus (c15%) + pension, heathcare etc...
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + company car
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 per annum
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Salary: £29,235 to £38,289
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