The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 646 723 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.61% 14.58% 15.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.07% 57.84% 65.01%
Number of salaries quoted 542 548 463
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Windows
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1132 1250 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.86% 25.21% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 894 906 708
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the West Yorkshire region.

Windows Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Windows
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Leeds -5 476 £35,000 - 81
Bradford -8 63 £35,250 +17.50% 13
Wakefield +8 30 £29,250 +30.00% 4
Huddersfield -4 16 £33,750 +14.40%
Halifax +9 13 £39,500 +75.55% 5
Brighouse - 7 £17,000 - 1
Castleford +1 4 £22,500 -13.46%
Keighley -3 3 £32,500 +75.67% 1
Bingley - 1 - -
Ilkley - 1 £32,500 -
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 545 (41.99%) Microsoft
2 500 (38.52%) Active Directory
3 480 (36.98%) VMware
4 365 (28.12%) SQL Server
5 322 (24.81%) ITIL
6 312 (24.04%) MS Excel
7 307 (23.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 303 (23.34%) Linux
9 298 (22.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 287 (22.11%) SQL
11 262 (20.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 251 (19.34%) MS Exchange
13 243 (18.72%) Cisco
14 203 (15.64%) DNS
15 196 (15.10%) SAN
16 189 (14.56%) .NET
17 185 (14.25%) Agile Software Development
18 176 (13.56%) MS Office
19 171 (13.17%) Citrix
20 169 (13.02%) Microsoft Certification
21 165 (12.71%) Web Services
22 163 (12.56%) Windows 7
23 162 (12.48%) Windows Server 2003
24 154 (11.86%) C#
25 152 (11.71%) Firewall
26 137 (10.55%) UNIX
26 137 (10.55%) Exchange Server 2010
27 136 (10.48%) MVC
28 131 (10.09%) VPN
29 126 (9.71%) WAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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
1 251 (19.34%) MS Exchange
2 137 (10.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 122 (9.40%) IIS
4 99 (7.63%) SharePoint
5 88 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 62 (4.78%) Lync
7 42 (3.24%) CMS
8 35 (2.70%) Apache
9 31 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2007
10 28 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
11 19 (1.46%) WebSphere
12 17 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 14 (1.08%) Tomcat
14 13 (1.00%) Drupal
15 10 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (0.69%) IBM Notes
17 8 (0.62%) WordPress
18 4 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
18 4 (0.31%) Confluence
19 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 312 (24.04%) MS Excel
2 176 (13.56%) MS Office
3 23 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.15%) MS Project
6 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.15%) Line 500
3 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.15%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.077%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.077%) Unica
4 1 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.077%) Magento
4 1 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.16%) Office 365
2 19 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.85%) SaaS
4 7 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.39%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.077%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.077%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 203 (15.64%) DNS
2 196 (15.10%) SAN
3 152 (11.71%) Firewall
4 131 (10.09%) VPN
5 126 (9.71%) DHCP
5 126 (9.71%) WAN
6 112 (8.63%) TCP/IP
7 107 (8.24%) LAN
8 88 (6.78%) VoIP
9 86 (6.63%) Internet
10 61 (4.70%) NAS
11 46 (3.54%) Wireless
12 45 (3.47%) Network Security
13 30 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
14 29 (2.23%) Cisco IOS
14 29 (2.23%) MPLS
15 26 (2.00%) Unified Communications
16 24 (1.85%) IP Telephony
17 23 (1.77%) SSL
18 18 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (28.12%) SQL Server
2 74 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 74 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (4.55%) MySQL
4 52 (4.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 52 (4.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 41 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (2.77%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.16%) Oracle Database
7 15 (1.16%) NoSQL
8 14 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (1.08%) RDBMS
9 13 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (0.92%) Riak
11 11 (0.85%) Informix
12 10 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
13 9 (0.69%) MongoDB
14 8 (0.62%) Hadoop
14 8 (0.62%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 48 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 38 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (2.39%) Moq
4 29 (2.23%) Rhino Mocks
4 29 (2.23%) MSTest
4 29 (2.23%) NUnit
5 16 (1.23%) Selenium
6 14 (1.08%) JIRA
7 11 (0.85%) Jenkins
8 10 (0.77%) Subversion
8 10 (0.77%) Git (software)
9 8 (0.62%) MSI
10 6 (0.46%) AdminStudio
10 6 (0.46%) ClearQuest
10 6 (0.46%) ClearCase
11 5 (0.39%) HP UFT
11 5 (0.39%) SoapUI
12 4 (0.31%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.31%) Hudson
12 4 (0.31%) JMeter
General
1 102 (7.86%) Finance
2 72 (5.55%) Telecoms
3 57 (4.39%) Retail
4 24 (1.85%) Marketing
5 22 (1.69%) Back Office
6 20 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 20 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.31%) Legal
7 17 (1.31%) Banking
8 15 (1.16%) Games
9 12 (0.92%) Law
10 5 (0.39%) Electronics
11 1 (0.077%) Publishing
11 1 (0.077%) German Language
11 1 (0.077%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 304 (23.42%) Analyst
2 222 (17.10%) Developer
3 137 (10.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 113 (8.71%) Support Analyst
5 77 (5.93%) .NET Developer
6 74 (5.70%) Service Analyst
7 72 (5.55%) Service Desk Analyst
8 68 (5.24%) Support Engineer
9 65 (5.01%) IT Support
10 61 (4.70%) Senior Developer
11 60 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
12 59 (4.55%) Administrator
13 54 (4.16%) Applications Support
14 51 (3.93%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 49 (3.78%) Architect
16 46 (3.54%) Consultant
17 38 (2.93%) Network Engineer
17 38 (2.93%) Technical Analyst
18 36 (2.77%) Technical Support
19 35 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (14.56%) .NET
2 165 (12.71%) Web Services
3 113 (8.71%) ASP.NET
4 108 (8.32%) HTML
5 94 (7.24%) XML
5 94 (7.24%) CSS
6 78 (6.01%) .NET Framework
7 73 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 68 (5.24%) HTML5
9 53 (4.08%) WinForms
10 44 (3.39%) Entity Framework
11 43 (3.31%) WPF
12 41 (3.16%) SOAP
13 40 (3.08%) WCF
14 38 (2.93%) jQuery
15 29 (2.23%) Spring.NET
15 29 (2.23%) Castle Windsor
15 29 (2.23%) Ninject
15 29 (2.23%) Ajax
15 29 (2.23%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 81 (6.24%) Data Centre
2 67 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (3.62%) Clustering
4 32 (2.47%) Blackberry
5 30 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 29 (2.23%) Inversion of Control
7 27 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
8 26 (2.00%) Replication
9 23 (1.77%) Computer Science
10 22 (1.69%) NHS
11 19 (1.46%) User Experience
12 18 (1.39%) Statistics
13 17 (1.31%) Private Cloud
14 15 (1.16%) N-Tier
15 14 (1.08%) Tandem
15 14 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
15 14 (1.08%) Mobile App
15 14 (1.08%) iPhone
16 12 (0.92%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 303 (23.34%) Linux
2 298 (22.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 262 (20.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 163 (12.56%) Windows 7
5 162 (12.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 137 (10.55%) UNIX
7 100 (7.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 88 (6.78%) Android
9 87 (6.70%) Windows 8
10 77 (5.93%) Apple iOS
11 76 (5.86%) Windows XP
12 22 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
13 17 (1.31%) Solaris
14 14 (1.08%) Windows Phone
15 12 (0.92%) Mac OS X
16 11 (0.85%) Windows Vista
17 10 (0.77%) Debian
18 9 (0.69%) AIX
19 7 (0.54%) Ubuntu
19 7 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (24.81%) ITIL
2 185 (14.25%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (10.48%) MVC
4 116 (8.94%) TDD
5 87 (6.70%) Service Delivery
6 72 (5.55%) Load Balancing
7 69 (5.32%) Mentoring
8 67 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
8 67 (5.16%) Project Management
9 66 (5.08%) Service Management
10 65 (5.01%) Disaster Recovery
11 58 (4.47%) Scrum
12 51 (3.93%) Change Management
12 51 (3.93%) SDLC
13 48 (3.70%) OO
14 45 (3.47%) Automated Testing
15 43 (3.31%) Incident Management
16 41 (3.16%) Unit Testing
17 38 (2.93%) E-Commerce
17 38 (2.93%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 287 (22.11%) SQL
2 154 (11.86%) C#
3 118 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 96 (7.40%) PowerShell
5 78 (6.01%) T-SQL
6 61 (4.70%) Java
7 40 (3.08%) PHP
8 36 (2.77%) Bash Shell
9 35 (2.70%) Perl
10 33 (2.54%) Python
11 32 (2.47%) C++
12 31 (2.39%) VB
13 25 (1.93%) Ruby
14 22 (1.69%) VB.NET
15 19 (1.46%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.92%) Objective-C
17 10 (0.77%) VB6
18 9 (0.69%) C
19 8 (0.62%) VBScript
20 7 (0.54%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 169 (13.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
3 68 (5.24%) Degree
4 67 (5.16%) MCSE
5 56 (4.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 55 (4.24%) CCNA
7 44 (3.39%) CCNP
8 41 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
9 40 (3.08%) MCITP
10 33 (2.54%) ISEB
11 31 (2.39%) MCP
12 30 (2.31%) MCSA
13 26 (2.00%) MCDST
14 21 (1.62%) Security Cleared
15 17 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 16 (1.23%) CCSP
17 15 (1.16%) CISSP
18 11 (0.85%) CCIE
19 9 (0.69%) A+ Certification
19 9 (0.69%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (7.47%) SLA
2 24 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 20 (1.54%) QA
5 11 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.62%) COBIT
7 4 (0.31%) HL7
8 3 (0.23%) BS25999
9 1 (0.077%) Solvency II
System Software
1 500 (38.52%) Active Directory
2 307 (23.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (6.70%) Hyper-V
4 85 (6.55%) vSphere
5 67 (5.16%) VMware ESX
6 38 (2.93%) XenApp
7 19 (1.46%) Terminal Services
8 17 (1.31%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (0.92%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.62%) VMware Server
12 7 (0.54%) KVM
13 6 (0.46%) ISA Server
13 6 (0.46%) UAG
14 5 (0.39%) Firmware
14 5 (0.39%) XenServer
15 4 (0.31%) vCloud
16 2 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 79 (6.09%) SCCM
2 38 (2.93%) SCOM
3 34 (2.62%) Puppet
4 24 (1.85%) Backup Exec
5 19 (1.46%) NetBackup
6 16 (1.23%) WSUS
6 16 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
9 10 (0.77%) Nagios
9 10 (0.77%) Opsview
10 8 (0.62%) DameWare
10 8 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
11 7 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (0.54%) Cacti
12 6 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 5 (0.39%) XenMobile
13 5 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
13 5 (0.39%) Graphite
14 4 (0.31%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 545 (41.99%) Microsoft
2 480 (36.98%) VMware
3 243 (18.72%) Cisco
4 171 (13.17%) Citrix
5 126 (9.71%) HP
6 102 (7.86%) Red Hat
7 92 (7.09%) NetApp
8 72 (5.55%) Oracle
9 52 (4.01%) CheckPoint
10 43 (3.31%) IBM
11 38 (2.93%) Symantec
12 37 (2.85%) EMC
13 32 (2.47%) Apple
13 32 (2.47%) F5
14 25 (1.93%) Dell
14 25 (1.93%) CommVault
15 22 (1.69%) Dell Compellent
16 20 (1.54%) Zend
17 19 (1.46%) Juniper
18 17 (1.31%) Meraki
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Additional Resources Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Additional Resources Ltd
Salary: Pension, Private Healthcare, Life Assurance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 11 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + £6K Out of Hours Support
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus and additional excellent
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vesta Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Keighley, West Yorkshire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum to £32K + Oncall & Overtime
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Health, Life
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday