The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 795 557 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.31% 15.75% 17.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.15% 66.00% 72.51%
Number of salaries quoted 639 452 460
Average salary £33,000 £30,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.19% -10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £20,500 £21,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1344 844 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.58% 23.87% 24.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1033 677 638
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
Yorkshire

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 10 July 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 10 July 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 +2 581 £35,000 +16.66% 61
Bradford +4 64 £32,000 -1.53% 10
Halifax -7 29 £22,500 -35.71% 5
Wakefield -4 26 £22,500 -35.71% 4
Huddersfield -2 21 £30,000 +1.69% 1
Wetherby +3 17 £19,500 -17.02% 3
Ossett - 4 - -
Cleckheaton +1 3 £24,000 +33.33%
Pudsey +5 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Mirfield - 1 £18,500 -
Keighley - 1 £30,000 -
Castleford - 1 £26,000 -
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

1 768 (47.70%) Microsoft
2 564 (35.03%) Active Directory
3 502 (31.18%) SQL Server
4 478 (29.69%) VMware
5 417 (25.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 403 (25.03%) MS Excel
7 395 (24.53%) SQL
8 369 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 332 (20.62%) .NET
10 327 (20.31%) Linux
11 311 (19.32%) MS Exchange
12 284 (17.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 265 (16.46%) ITIL
14 264 (16.40%) Cisco
15 263 (16.34%) Citrix
16 261 (16.21%) UNIX
17 248 (15.40%) C#
18 246 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
19 233 (14.47%) DNS
20 228 (14.16%) IIS
21 225 (13.98%) SAN
22 221 (13.73%) Finance
23 212 (13.17%) Firewall
24 208 (12.92%) ASP.NET
25 199 (12.36%) MS Office
26 198 (12.30%) MCSE
26 198 (12.30%) TCP/IP
27 182 (11.30%) Windows 7
28 181 (11.24%) Windows Server 2012
29 175 (10.87%) Web Services

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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
1 311 (19.32%) MS Exchange
2 228 (14.16%) IIS
3 147 (9.13%) SharePoint
4 109 (6.77%) Apache
5 102 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 86 (5.34%) Lync
7 84 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 52 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 48 (2.98%) SharePoint 2013
10 42 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 31 (1.93%) Tomcat
12 28 (1.74%) Office Communications Server
13 17 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
14 16 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 15 (0.93%) WebLogic
16 11 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
16 11 (0.68%) WebSphere
17 10 (0.62%) CMS
17 10 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
18 7 (0.43%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 403 (25.03%) MS Excel
2 199 (12.36%) MS Office
3 7 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.19%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.062%) MS Project
6 1 (0.062%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.062%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.31%) CODA-Financials
4 4 (0.25%) Line 500
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.12%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.062%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.062%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.062%) Magento
7 1 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 53 (3.29%) Office 365
2 46 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (2.11%) SaaS
4 7 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.25%) Google Apps
6 4 (0.25%) IaaS
7 3 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 233 (14.47%) DNS
2 225 (13.98%) SAN
3 212 (13.17%) Firewall
4 198 (12.30%) TCP/IP
5 136 (8.45%) Internet
6 119 (7.39%) DHCP
7 106 (6.58%) Cisco IOS
8 100 (6.21%) LAN
9 95 (5.90%) WAN
10 87 (5.40%) VPN
11 86 (5.34%) MPLS
12 81 (5.03%) OSPF
12 81 (5.03%) BGP
13 65 (4.04%) EIGRP
14 64 (3.98%) SMTP
15 56 (3.48%) NAS
16 28 (1.74%) Network Security
17 25 (1.55%) Unified Communications
18 24 (1.49%) NetScaler
19 23 (1.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 502 (31.18%) SQL Server
2 112 (6.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 107 (6.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 60 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 57 (3.54%) MySQL
6 54 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 45 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 42 (2.61%) Relational Database
9 37 (2.30%) Oracle Database
10 30 (1.86%) RDBMS
11 23 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
12 19 (1.18%) NoSQL
13 17 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (0.68%) Redis
14 11 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (0.62%) DB2
15 10 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
17 8 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
18 6 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 86 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 52 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 36 (2.24%) MSTest
4 33 (2.05%) NUnit
5 26 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
5 26 (1.61%) Moq
6 13 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (0.56%) Git (software)
8 8 (0.50%) Subversion
8 8 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (0.43%) InstallShield
9 7 (0.43%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.37%) JIRA
11 5 (0.31%) CruiseControl
11 5 (0.31%) ClearCase
11 5 (0.31%) ClearQuest
11 5 (0.31%) Maven
12 4 (0.25%) Hudson
12 4 (0.25%) ReSharper
13 3 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
General
1 221 (13.73%) Finance
2 57 (3.54%) Banking
3 41 (2.55%) Retail
4 33 (2.05%) Telecoms
5 22 (1.37%) Legal
6 12 (0.75%) Advertising
7 11 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.50%) Marketing
8 8 (0.50%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.37%) Publishing
10 4 (0.25%) Games
11 3 (0.19%) Local Government
11 3 (0.19%) Law
12 2 (0.12%) Front Office
13 1 (0.062%) Back Office
13 1 (0.062%) Electronics
13 1 (0.062%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 324 (20.12%) Analyst
2 280 (17.39%) Developer
3 157 (9.75%) Consultant
4 152 (9.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 146 (9.07%) Support Analyst
6 113 (7.02%) .NET Developer
7 95 (5.90%) Support Engineer
8 82 (5.09%) 2nd Line Support
9 70 (4.35%) Technical Support
10 68 (4.22%) Software Developer
11 64 (3.98%) Administrator
12 62 (3.85%) IT Support
13 61 (3.79%) DBA
14 59 (3.66%) Applications Support
15 55 (3.42%) Technical Analyst
16 54 (3.35%) Team Leader
17 51 (3.17%) Senior Developer
18 50 (3.11%) Service Analyst
18 50 (3.11%) Service Desk Analyst
19 49 (3.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (20.62%) .NET
2 208 (12.92%) ASP.NET
3 175 (10.87%) Web Services
4 161 (10.00%) XML
5 129 (8.01%) HTML
5 129 (8.01%) WCF
6 102 (6.34%) WinForms
7 97 (6.02%) jQuery
8 91 (5.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 90 (5.59%) .NET Framework
10 76 (4.72%) CSS
11 69 (4.29%) WPF
12 55 (3.42%) SOAP
13 49 (3.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 47 (2.92%) WSDL
15 44 (2.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 35 (2.17%) HTML5
17 31 (1.93%) Ajax
18 30 (1.86%) Razor View Engine
19 28 (1.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 151 (9.38%) Clustering
2 58 (3.60%) Management Information System
3 39 (2.42%) Blackberry
4 36 (2.24%) NHS
5 30 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
6 26 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
7 24 (1.49%) EqualLogic
7 24 (1.49%) Computer Science
8 23 (1.43%) Client/Server
9 22 (1.37%) Tandem
10 20 (1.24%) Mathematics
11 19 (1.18%) iPhone
12 18 (1.12%) DTV
12 18 (1.12%) iPad
13 17 (1.06%) Statistics
14 14 (0.87%) IBM XIV
15 13 (0.81%) Social Media
15 13 (0.81%) Replication
16 11 (0.68%) Mobile App
16 11 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 417 (25.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 327 (20.31%) Linux
3 284 (17.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 261 (16.21%) UNIX
5 182 (11.30%) Windows 7
6 181 (11.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 157 (9.75%) Windows XP
8 139 (8.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 62 (3.85%) Windows 8
10 22 (1.37%) Solaris
11 21 (1.30%) Ubuntu
12 20 (1.24%) Windows Vista
13 19 (1.18%) Android
13 19 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
14 17 (1.06%) AIX
15 14 (0.87%) CentOS
16 10 (0.62%) Fedora
16 10 (0.62%) Apple iOS
17 8 (0.50%) SUSE
17 8 (0.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (16.46%) ITIL
2 115 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 111 (6.89%) MVC
4 106 (6.58%) Problem Management
5 101 (6.27%) Service Delivery
6 100 (6.21%) Load Balancing
7 98 (6.09%) Scrum
8 96 (5.96%) Agile Software Development
9 87 (5.40%) Continuous Integration
10 84 (5.22%) TDD
10 84 (5.22%) Project Management
11 68 (4.22%) Change Control
12 67 (4.16%) Disaster Recovery
13 60 (3.73%) Change Management
14 59 (3.66%) Time Management
15 56 (3.48%) Information Security
16 53 (3.29%) Incident Management
16 53 (3.29%) RUP
17 51 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
18 46 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 395 (24.53%) SQL
2 248 (15.40%) C#
3 130 (8.07%) JavaScript
4 127 (7.89%) T-SQL
5 106 (6.58%) PowerShell
6 96 (5.96%) Java
7 94 (5.84%) Perl
8 74 (4.60%) Bash Shell
9 52 (3.23%) PHP
10 47 (2.92%) VB.NET
11 43 (2.67%) VB
12 38 (2.36%) Shell Script
13 31 (1.93%) C
14 28 (1.74%) VBScript
15 21 (1.30%) C++
16 13 (0.81%) VBA
17 11 (0.68%) Python
18 10 (0.62%) PL/SQL
19 9 (0.56%) VB6
20 8 (0.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 246 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 198 (12.30%) MCSE
3 123 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
4 121 (7.52%) Degree
5 106 (6.58%) CCNA
6 95 (5.90%) MCITP
7 86 (5.34%) MCSA
8 69 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 44 (2.73%) MCP
10 36 (2.24%) CCNP
11 29 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
12 28 (1.74%) MCTS
12 28 (1.74%) Security Cleared
13 26 (1.61%) CCSA
14 25 (1.55%) CISSP
14 25 (1.55%) CCA
15 21 (1.30%) CCSE
16 18 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 18 (1.12%) NCDA
17 17 (1.06%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (8.94%) SLA
2 86 (5.34%) PCI DSS
3 40 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (1.99%) QA
5 6 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.31%) HL7
7 3 (0.19%) COBIT
8 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.062%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 564 (35.03%) Active Directory
2 369 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (7.20%) Hyper-V
4 100 (6.21%) VMware ESXi
5 98 (6.09%) vSphere
6 84 (5.22%) VMware ESX
7 61 (3.79%) XenApp
8 48 (2.98%) XenServer
9 27 (1.68%) XenDesktop
10 20 (1.24%) Terminal Services
11 15 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
12 12 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 10 (0.62%) NDS
13 10 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
13 10 (0.62%) UAG
14 8 (0.50%) Squid
14 8 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (0.43%) NFS
16 5 (0.31%) Samba
16 5 (0.31%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 126 (7.83%) SCCM
2 28 (1.74%) SCOM
3 19 (1.18%) Nagios
3 19 (1.18%) Backup Exec
3 19 (1.18%) Opsview
4 16 (0.99%) Puppet
4 16 (0.99%) NetBackup
5 13 (0.81%) SCVMM
6 11 (0.68%) WSUS
7 10 (0.62%) ZABBIX
8 9 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 9 (0.56%) OpenView
9 8 (0.50%) Foglight
10 7 (0.43%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.43%) Sysprep
11 6 (0.37%) HP SIM
11 6 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (0.31%) SCDPM
12 5 (0.31%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 768 (47.70%) Microsoft
2 478 (29.69%) VMware
3 264 (16.40%) Cisco
4 263 (16.34%) Citrix
5 150 (9.32%) Red Hat
6 111 (6.89%) Oracle
7 73 (4.53%) HP
7 73 (4.53%) NetApp
8 47 (2.92%) EMC
9 43 (2.67%) IBM
10 42 (2.61%) Symantec
11 40 (2.48%) CheckPoint
12 33 (2.05%) CommVault
13 31 (1.93%) Dell
14 27 (1.68%) Juniper
15 21 (1.30%) Apple
16 20 (1.24%) AppSense
17 12 (0.75%) Sage
18 11 (0.68%) SAP
18 11 (0.68%) Mitel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Car
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Upto £45K Plus Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 16,000 - 19,000 + oncall and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £17k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Skilliantech Limited
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £excellent + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago