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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 727 566 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.59% 15.70% 17.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.02% 64.98% 69.73%
Number of salaries quoted 553 460 513
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
1253 871 935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.15% 24.17% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 910 701 757
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Leeds +2 549 £35,000 +7.69% 59
Bradford 0 62 £30,000 -14.28% 18
Wakefield -3 30 £22,500 -35.71% 6
Huddersfield 0 14 £29,500 -3.27% 3
Wetherby 0 12 £22,500 -4.25% 5
Halifax -23 9 £22,500 -28.57% 1
Pontefract +1 6 £28,000 -26.31%
Cleckheaton -1 6 £24,000 +33.33%
Pudsey +8 3 - -
Ossett - 3 - -
Dewsbury - 3 - -
Knottingley - 2 £20,750 - 1
Keighley +4 1 £18,500 -30.18%
Batley +3 1 £19,000 -30.90%
Castleford - 1 £26,000 - 1
Mirfield - 1 £18,500 -
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 765 (47.40%) Microsoft
2 624 (38.66%) Active Directory
3 541 (33.52%) VMware
4 446 (27.63%) MS Excel
5 442 (27.39%) SQL Server
6 413 (25.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 382 (23.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 360 (22.30%) SQL
9 344 (21.31%) Linux
10 339 (21.00%) MS Exchange
11 318 (19.70%) Citrix
12 297 (18.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 293 (18.15%) Cisco
14 290 (17.97%) .NET
15 280 (17.35%) ITIL
15 280 (17.35%) UNIX
16 278 (17.22%) DNS
17 243 (15.06%) SAN
18 238 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
19 216 (13.38%) IIS
20 211 (13.07%) Finance
21 205 (12.70%) C#
21 205 (12.70%) TCP/IP
22 204 (12.64%) MS Office
23 195 (12.08%) MCSE
24 192 (11.90%) Firewall
25 190 (11.77%) Windows Server 2012
26 188 (11.65%) Windows 7
27 174 (10.78%) Windows XP
28 167 (10.35%) Clustering

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 339 (21.00%) MS Exchange
2 216 (13.38%) IIS
3 135 (8.36%) SharePoint
4 127 (7.87%) Apache
5 117 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 82 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 82 (5.08%) Lync
7 57 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 52 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 33 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
10 31 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
11 29 (1.80%) Tomcat
12 28 (1.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 17 (1.05%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
17 7 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
18 6 (0.37%) WebSphere
18 6 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 446 (27.63%) MS Excel
2 204 (12.64%) MS Office
3 12 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.25%) MS Project
5 3 (0.19%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 28 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.31%) CODA-Financials
2 5 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.25%) Line 500
4 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.12%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.062%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.062%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.062%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.062%) Magento
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 68 (4.21%) Office 365
2 35 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (1.67%) SaaS
4 6 (0.37%) Google Apps
5 5 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.19%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.062%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 278 (17.22%) DNS
2 243 (15.06%) SAN
3 205 (12.70%) TCP/IP
4 192 (11.90%) Firewall
5 148 (9.17%) Internet
6 126 (7.81%) DHCP
7 125 (7.74%) Cisco IOS
8 111 (6.88%) MPLS
9 108 (6.69%) LAN
10 103 (6.38%) WAN
11 98 (6.07%) OSPF
11 98 (6.07%) BGP
12 82 (5.08%) EIGRP
13 79 (4.89%) SMTP
14 73 (4.52%) VPN
15 58 (3.59%) NAS
16 39 (2.42%) Network Security
17 33 (2.04%) Unified Communications
18 31 (1.92%) Wireless
19 28 (1.73%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 442 (27.39%) SQL Server
2 101 (6.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 93 (5.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 58 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 57 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 51 (3.16%) MySQL
7 48 (2.97%) Relational Database
8 42 (2.60%) Oracle Database
9 38 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 36 (2.23%) RDBMS
11 30 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
12 20 (1.24%) NoSQL
13 11 (0.68%) Redis
14 10 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (0.56%) Oracle OWB
15 9 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
16 6 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
17 4 (0.25%) Informix
Development Applications
1 67 (4.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (2.54%) Visual Studio
3 28 (1.73%) MSTest
4 24 (1.49%) NUnit
5 22 (1.36%) Rhino Mocks
5 22 (1.36%) Moq
6 14 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (0.62%) JIRA
8 9 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
8 9 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (0.50%) Jenkins
9 8 (0.50%) Subversion
10 5 (0.31%) Maven
10 5 (0.31%) Git (software)
11 4 (0.25%) Hudson
11 4 (0.25%) ReSharper
12 3 (0.19%) CruiseControl
12 3 (0.19%) ClearCase
12 3 (0.19%) ClearQuest
13 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 211 (13.07%) Finance
2 58 (3.59%) Banking
3 45 (2.79%) Retail
4 30 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 24 (1.49%) Legal
6 12 (0.74%) Advertising
7 7 (0.43%) Publishing
7 7 (0.43%) Games
7 7 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.37%) Law
8 6 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.25%) Marketing
10 3 (0.19%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.12%) Local Government
11 2 (0.12%) Front Office
12 1 (0.062%) Back Office
12 1 (0.062%) Electronics
12 1 (0.062%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 346 (21.44%) Analyst
2 235 (14.56%) Developer
3 187 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 155 (9.60%) Support Analyst
5 131 (8.12%) Consultant
6 103 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 96 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support
8 93 (5.76%) .NET Developer
9 78 (4.83%) IT Support
10 71 (4.40%) Technical Support
11 59 (3.66%) Software Developer
11 59 (3.66%) Team Leader
12 58 (3.59%) DBA
13 56 (3.47%) 3rd Line Support
13 56 (3.47%) Technical Analyst
14 55 (3.41%) Applications Support
15 53 (3.28%) Service Analyst
16 52 (3.22%) Service Desk Analyst
17 50 (3.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 49 (3.04%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (17.97%) .NET
2 163 (10.10%) ASP.NET
3 138 (8.55%) XML
4 134 (8.30%) Web Services
5 109 (6.75%) HTML
6 105 (6.51%) WCF
7 90 (5.58%) WinForms
7 90 (5.58%) .NET Framework
8 80 (4.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 74 (4.58%) jQuery
10 63 (3.90%) CSS
11 58 (3.59%) WPF
12 45 (2.79%) SOAP
13 43 (2.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 38 (2.35%) WSDL
15 37 (2.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 30 (1.86%) HTML5
17 27 (1.67%) Spring.NET
17 27 (1.67%) Castle Windsor
18 25 (1.55%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 167 (10.35%) Clustering
2 60 (3.72%) Blackberry
3 56 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 36 (2.23%) NHS
5 33 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
6 27 (1.67%) EqualLogic
7 24 (1.49%) Computer Science
8 22 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
9 21 (1.30%) Replication
10 20 (1.24%) iPhone
10 20 (1.24%) Statistics
11 19 (1.18%) Tandem
12 18 (1.12%) Client/Server
13 17 (1.05%) DTV
13 17 (1.05%) Mathematics
13 17 (1.05%) iPad
14 14 (0.87%) IBM XIV
15 13 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (0.74%) Social Media
17 10 (0.62%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 413 (25.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 344 (21.31%) Linux
3 297 (18.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 280 (17.35%) UNIX
5 190 (11.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 188 (11.65%) Windows 7
7 174 (10.78%) Windows XP
8 153 (9.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 60 (3.72%) Windows 8
10 27 (1.67%) Android
11 21 (1.30%) Solaris
12 19 (1.18%) Windows Vista
13 17 (1.05%) Ubuntu
13 17 (1.05%) CentOS
14 15 (0.93%) AIX
15 13 (0.81%) Debian
15 13 (0.81%) Apple iOS
15 13 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
16 12 (0.74%) SUSE
17 10 (0.62%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (17.35%) ITIL
2 119 (7.37%) Load Balancing
3 117 (7.25%) E-Commerce
4 98 (6.07%) Problem Management
5 95 (5.89%) Service Delivery
6 92 (5.70%) MVC
7 85 (5.27%) Project Management
8 77 (4.77%) Agile Software Development
8 77 (4.77%) Continuous Integration
9 75 (4.65%) Scrum
9 75 (4.65%) Change Management
10 73 (4.52%) TDD
11 70 (4.34%) Disaster Recovery
12 64 (3.97%) Change Control
13 59 (3.66%) Time Management
14 55 (3.41%) Information Security
15 53 (3.28%) Incident Management
15 53 (3.28%) OO
16 48 (2.97%) Service Management
17 45 (2.79%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 360 (22.30%) SQL
2 205 (12.70%) C#
3 116 (7.19%) PowerShell
4 115 (7.13%) Java
5 106 (6.57%) Perl
6 95 (5.89%) JavaScript
6 95 (5.89%) T-SQL
7 91 (5.64%) Bash Shell
8 48 (2.97%) VB
9 45 (2.79%) PHP
10 42 (2.60%) VB.NET
11 40 (2.48%) Shell Script
12 25 (1.55%) C
13 20 (1.24%) PL/SQL
14 18 (1.12%) VBScript
15 17 (1.05%) C++
16 14 (0.87%) VBA
17 7 (0.43%) Python
17 7 (0.43%) COBOL
17 7 (0.43%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 238 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 195 (12.08%) MCSE
3 120 (7.43%) Cisco Certification
3 120 (7.43%) Degree
4 105 (6.51%) CCNA
5 88 (5.45%) MCITP
6 85 (5.27%) MCSA
7 71 (4.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 46 (2.85%) CCNP
9 42 (2.60%) MCP
10 32 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
11 29 (1.80%) Security Cleared
12 28 (1.73%) MCTS
12 28 (1.73%) CISSP
13 25 (1.55%) CCSA
13 25 (1.55%) CCA
14 21 (1.30%) CCSE
15 18 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (1.12%) OCP
15 18 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (9.29%) SLA
2 103 (6.38%) PCI DSS
3 36 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.12%) QA
5 5 (0.31%) HL7
5 5 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.19%) COBIT
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.062%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 624 (38.66%) Active Directory
2 382 (23.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (6.69%) Hyper-V
4 97 (6.01%) VMware ESXi
5 91 (5.64%) vSphere
6 86 (5.33%) XenApp
7 79 (4.89%) VMware ESX
8 46 (2.85%) XenServer
9 26 (1.61%) XenDesktop
10 25 (1.55%) Terminal Services
11 18 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 17 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (0.62%) NDS
14 9 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 9 (0.56%) Squid
15 8 (0.50%) UAG
16 6 (0.37%) VMware Server
16 6 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
16 6 (0.37%) NFS
17 5 (0.31%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 135 (8.36%) SCCM
2 33 (2.04%) SCOM
3 29 (1.80%) Backup Exec
4 24 (1.49%) NetBackup
5 19 (1.18%) Nagios
6 17 (1.05%) Opsview
7 11 (0.68%) Puppet
8 10 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 9 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (0.50%) SCVMM
11 7 (0.43%) Sysprep
11 7 (0.43%) Tivoli
11 7 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 6 (0.37%) OpenView
12 6 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (0.37%) WMI
12 6 (0.37%) Foglight
12 6 (0.37%) HP SIM
12 6 (0.37%) SCDPM
12 6 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 765 (47.40%) Microsoft
2 541 (33.52%) VMware
3 318 (19.70%) Citrix
4 293 (18.15%) Cisco
5 165 (10.22%) Red Hat
6 123 (7.62%) Oracle
7 80 (4.96%) NetApp
8 75 (4.65%) HP
9 55 (3.41%) Symantec
10 51 (3.16%) CheckPoint
11 40 (2.48%) EMC
11 40 (2.48%) IBM
12 39 (2.42%) Dell
13 34 (2.11%) CommVault
14 33 (2.04%) Juniper
15 31 (1.92%) AppSense
16 21 (1.30%) Apple
17 19 (1.18%) Brocade
18 17 (1.05%) Veeam
18 17 (1.05%) SolarWinds
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £44675 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Intapeople
Salary: £0
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon Application
Posted: Yesterday
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday