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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 775 761 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.10% 17.94% 15.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.80% 66.12% 65.60%
Number of salaries quoted 637 579 505
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
1296 1151 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.92% 27.13% 23.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1028 879 774
Average salary £37,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.12% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 18 December 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 18 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
Leeds -1 514 £38,000 +16.92% 50
Bradford +1 74 £33,750 +3.84% 9
Wakefield +7 61 £27,500 -7.56% 3
Halifax +2 53 £35,000 +25.00% 2
Huddersfield +11 19 £27,500 -21.42% 7
Wetherby -3 10 £23,500 -39.35% 1
Dewsbury 0 5 £19,000 -15.55%
Pontefract -2 2 £24,500 -34.66%
Castleford -1 1 - -
Heckmondwike - 1 £20,000 -
Keighley - 1 £42,500 -
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 723 (46.98%) Microsoft
2 639 (41.52%) Active Directory
3 551 (35.80%) VMware
4 444 (28.85%) MS Excel
5 391 (25.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 351 (22.81%) SQL Server
7 345 (22.42%) SQL
8 342 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 330 (21.44%) Citrix
10 315 (20.47%) ITIL
11 303 (19.69%) MS Exchange
12 302 (19.62%) Linux
13 297 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 270 (17.54%) DNS
15 269 (17.48%) Cisco
16 263 (17.09%) UNIX
17 238 (15.46%) SAN
18 224 (14.55%) .NET
19 217 (14.10%) Microsoft Certification
20 205 (13.32%) Windows 7
21 192 (12.48%) Windows Server 2012
22 188 (12.22%) C#
23 180 (11.70%) Finance
24 169 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
25 168 (10.92%) SLA
26 165 (10.72%) MS Office
27 160 (10.40%) IIS
28 151 (9.81%) Windows XP
29 150 (9.75%) Firewall
30 140 (9.10%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 303 (19.69%) MS Exchange
2 160 (10.40%) IIS
3 138 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 115 (7.47%) Apache
5 107 (6.95%) SharePoint
6 66 (4.29%) Lync
7 62 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 58 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 42 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2003
10 31 (2.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 31 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
11 28 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
11 28 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
12 26 (1.69%) Tomcat
13 23 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
14 15 (0.97%) CMS
15 10 (0.65%) WebLogic
16 9 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
16 9 (0.58%) WordPress
16 9 (0.58%) Node.js
Applications
1 444 (28.85%) MS Excel
2 165 (10.72%) MS Office
3 14 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.26%) MS Project
5 3 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 51 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.39%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 4 (0.26%) BASE24
4 4 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.19%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
6 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.065%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.065%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 61 (3.96%) Office 365
2 29 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (0.58%) Amazon S3
4 8 (0.52%) PaaS
5 6 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.26%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.26%) SaaS
7 3 (0.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 270 (17.54%) DNS
2 238 (15.46%) SAN
3 150 (9.75%) Firewall
4 140 (9.10%) TCP/IP
5 134 (8.71%) Internet
6 126 (8.19%) DHCP
7 115 (7.47%) LAN
8 100 (6.50%) WAN
9 85 (5.52%) MPLS
10 77 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
11 73 (4.74%) OSPF
11 73 (4.74%) BGP
12 64 (4.16%) SMTP
13 63 (4.09%) NAS
14 62 (4.03%) Wireless
15 57 (3.70%) EIGRP
16 51 (3.31%) VPN
17 46 (2.99%) Network Security
18 40 (2.60%) Intranet
19 36 (2.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 122 (7.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 76 (4.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 59 (3.83%) Relational Database
5 54 (3.51%) Oracle Database
6 52 (3.38%) MySQL
7 51 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 47 (3.05%) RDBMS
9 38 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 34 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 34 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
11 20 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
11 20 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (1.04%) Big Data
13 13 (0.84%) Redis
14 12 (0.78%) MongoDB
14 12 (0.78%) DTS
15 11 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (0.71%) NoSQL
16 10 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 54 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 52 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (2.60%) Subversion
4 33 (2.14%) Moq
5 31 (2.01%) JIRA
6 30 (1.95%) Visual Studio
7 22 (1.43%) MSTest
8 17 (1.10%) Rhino Mocks
8 17 (1.10%) NUnit
8 17 (1.10%) Jenkins
8 17 (1.10%) SoapUI
9 16 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
9 16 (1.04%) ReSharper
10 9 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
10 9 (0.58%) Xcode
11 6 (0.39%) LLBLGen Pro
12 5 (0.32%) ClearQuest
12 5 (0.32%) ClearCase
13 4 (0.26%) Eclipse
13 4 (0.26%) JUnit
General
1 180 (11.70%) Finance
2 77 (5.00%) Retail
3 38 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 37 (2.40%) Legal
5 26 (1.69%) Banking
6 16 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (0.78%) Advertising
8 11 (0.71%) Games
9 9 (0.58%) Publishing
9 9 (0.58%) Law
9 9 (0.58%) Marketing
10 6 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.32%) Back Office
12 4 (0.26%) Automotive
13 3 (0.19%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.13%) Front Office
15 1 (0.065%) Electronics
15 1 (0.065%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.065%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 356 (23.13%) Analyst
2 225 (14.62%) Developer
3 173 (11.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 157 (10.20%) Support Analyst
5 99 (6.43%) Support Engineer
6 96 (6.24%) IT Support
7 95 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 73 (4.74%) .NET Developer
9 69 (4.48%) Service Analyst
10 68 (4.42%) Applications Support
11 67 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
12 65 (4.22%) Team Leader
13 61 (3.96%) Consultant
14 60 (3.90%) Support Technician
15 56 (3.64%) Technical Analyst
16 54 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
17 52 (3.38%) Architect
18 49 (3.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 48 (3.12%) 3rd Line Support
19 48 (3.12%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (14.55%) .NET
2 123 (7.99%) ASP.NET
3 114 (7.41%) HTML
4 106 (6.89%) .NET Framework
5 97 (6.30%) WinForms
6 84 (5.46%) WCF
7 77 (5.00%) CSS
8 64 (4.16%) Web Services
8 64 (4.16%) XML
9 59 (3.83%) WPF
10 55 (3.57%) jQuery
11 50 (3.25%) HTML5
12 47 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (1.82%) PhoneGap
14 27 (1.75%) Ajax
15 26 (1.69%) OpenGL
15 26 (1.69%) REST
16 24 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 22 (1.43%) CSS3
17 22 (1.43%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 132 (8.58%) Clustering
2 94 (6.11%) Blackberry
3 93 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 45 (2.92%) Mobile App
6 39 (2.53%) User Experience
7 36 (2.34%) NHS
8 33 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
8 33 (2.14%) Replication
9 28 (1.82%) Statistics
10 26 (1.69%) 3D Graphics
11 24 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
12 20 (1.30%) iPhone
13 17 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
14 14 (0.91%) Computer Science
15 13 (0.84%) Social Media
15 13 (0.84%) IBM XIV
16 12 (0.78%) Social Network
17 9 (0.58%) iPad
17 9 (0.58%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 391 (25.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 302 (19.62%) Linux
3 297 (19.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 263 (17.09%) UNIX
5 205 (13.32%) Windows 7
6 192 (12.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 151 (9.81%) Windows XP
8 114 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 81 (5.26%) Windows 8
10 79 (5.13%) Android
11 68 (4.42%) Apple iOS
12 26 (1.69%) Solaris
13 21 (1.36%) Windows Vista
14 17 (1.10%) AIX
15 15 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
16 14 (0.91%) Ubuntu
17 10 (0.65%) CentOS
17 10 (0.65%) Mac OS
18 9 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
18 9 (0.58%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (20.47%) ITIL
2 169 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (8.45%) Service Delivery
4 112 (7.28%) OO
5 91 (5.91%) E-Commerce
6 89 (5.78%) Load Balancing
7 87 (5.65%) Project Management
8 82 (5.33%) Mentoring
9 75 (4.87%) CRM
10 74 (4.81%) MVC
11 73 (4.74%) Service Management
12 71 (4.61%) Migration
13 70 (4.55%) Change Management
13 70 (4.55%) Change Control
14 63 (4.09%) Problem Management
15 56 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
16 54 (3.51%) Incident Management
17 53 (3.44%) Performance Tuning
18 51 (3.31%) Continuous Integration
18 51 (3.31%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 345 (22.42%) SQL
2 188 (12.22%) C#
3 139 (9.03%) PowerShell
4 118 (7.67%) Java
5 116 (7.54%) JavaScript
6 91 (5.91%) Perl
7 86 (5.59%) PHP
8 84 (5.46%) Bash Shell
9 78 (5.07%) T-SQL
10 60 (3.90%) VB
11 37 (2.40%) Shell Script
12 29 (1.88%) VB.NET
13 20 (1.30%) Python
14 19 (1.23%) PL/SQL
15 17 (1.10%) C
15 17 (1.10%) Ruby
16 12 (0.78%) C++
17 11 (0.71%) Objective-C
18 10 (0.65%) VB6
19 9 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 217 (14.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 131 (8.51%) MCSE
3 116 (7.54%) Degree
4 90 (5.85%) Cisco Certification
5 71 (4.61%) CCNA
6 61 (3.96%) MCSA
7 60 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 56 (3.64%) MCITP
8 56 (3.64%) MCP
9 54 (3.51%) CCNP
10 37 (2.40%) Citrix Certification
11 34 (2.21%) Security Cleared
12 31 (2.01%) MCTS
13 26 (1.69%) CCA
14 23 (1.49%) OCP
14 23 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
14 23 (1.49%) SC Cleared
15 22 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
16 21 (1.36%) CISSP
17 20 (1.30%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (10.92%) SLA
2 77 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 31 (2.01%) QA
4 22 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.065%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.065%) COBIT
7 1 (0.065%) HL7
System Software
1 639 (41.52%) Active Directory
2 342 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (7.73%) XenApp
4 113 (7.34%) Hyper-V
5 94 (6.11%) vSphere
6 72 (4.68%) VMware ESXi
7 60 (3.90%) VMware ESX
8 47 (3.05%) XenServer
9 29 (1.88%) Terminal Services
10 27 (1.75%) XenDesktop
11 23 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
12 18 (1.17%) VMware Server
13 15 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
14 14 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 10 (0.65%) Firmware
16 9 (0.58%) MetaFrame
17 8 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 8 (0.52%) ProxySG
17 8 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 6 (0.39%) Squid
Systems Management
1 131 (8.51%) SCCM
2 56 (3.64%) SCOM
3 39 (2.53%) NetBackup
4 20 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 19 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 18 (1.17%) Backup Exec
6 18 (1.17%) Puppet
6 18 (1.17%) XenMobile
7 17 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (1.10%) Nagios
8 16 (1.04%) WSUS
8 16 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 14 (0.91%) Opsview
10 12 (0.78%) Graphite
11 9 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (0.58%) SCDPM
12 7 (0.45%) Cacti
12 7 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (0.39%) SCVMM
13 6 (0.39%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 723 (46.98%) Microsoft
2 551 (35.80%) VMware
3 330 (21.44%) Citrix
4 269 (17.48%) Cisco
5 127 (8.25%) Oracle
6 114 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 112 (7.28%) HP
8 86 (5.59%) Symantec
9 63 (4.09%) NetApp
10 55 (3.57%) CheckPoint
11 47 (3.05%) Apple
12 45 (2.92%) Dell
13 39 (2.53%) EMC
14 35 (2.27%) AppSense
15 31 (2.01%) SolarWinds
16 29 (1.88%) CommVault
17 26 (1.69%) IBM
17 26 (1.69%) F5
18 24 (1.56%) Postini
19 21 (1.36%) Google
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46500.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dependent on upon level of experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum + benefits package inc. pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 per annum c£20,000 + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package, On call
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified excellent Salary plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £6,500 on call rota
Posted: Yesterday