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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 709 807 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.34% 16.53% 15.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.81% 59.56% 64.85%
Number of salaries quoted 606 647 456
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1166 1355 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.22% 27.76% 24.41%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1038 694
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,350 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -3 490 £35,000 - 85
Bradford -7 89 £38,000 +20.63% 9
Wakefield +4 35 £32,500 +44.44% 4
Halifax +7 33 £28,500 +26.66% 2
Huddersfield -10 20 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Keighley +1 9 £32,500 +8.33%
Brighouse - 5 £25,000 - 4
Castleford +5 4 £22,500 -13.46%
Bingley - 3 - - 1
Pontefract - 3 £25,000 -
Dewsbury - 1 £20,000 -
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 639 (43.98%) Microsoft
2 573 (39.44%) Active Directory
3 519 (35.72%) VMware
4 423 (29.11%) SQL Server
5 379 (26.08%) ITIL
6 356 (24.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 337 (23.19%) MS Excel
8 319 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
9 307 (21.13%) Linux
10 305 (20.99%) MS Exchange
11 298 (20.51%) SQL
12 282 (19.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 238 (16.38%) Cisco
14 226 (15.55%) .NET
15 221 (15.21%) DNS
15 221 (15.21%) Citrix
16 213 (14.66%) C#
17 201 (13.83%) SAN
17 201 (13.83%) Windows Server 2003
18 195 (13.42%) Web Services
19 190 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
20 189 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
21 181 (12.46%) Windows 7
22 171 (11.77%) MVC
23 170 (11.70%) Firewall
24 168 (11.56%) MS Office
25 162 (11.15%) UNIX
26 161 (11.08%) ASP.NET
27 155 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
28 142 (9.77%) JavaScript

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 305 (20.99%) MS Exchange
2 155 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 117 (8.05%) IIS
4 107 (7.36%) SharePoint
5 85 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 62 (4.27%) Lync
7 48 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 38 (2.62%) CMS
9 33 (2.27%) Apache
10 26 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
11 22 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 22 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
12 17 (1.17%) WebSphere
13 15 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
14 14 (0.96%) IBM Notes
15 10 (0.69%) nginx
15 10 (0.69%) Kentico
16 9 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (0.62%) WordPress
17 7 (0.48%) Drupal
Applications
1 337 (23.19%) MS Excel
2 168 (11.56%) MS Office
3 19 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.069%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.14%) Line 500
3 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.069%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.069%) Magento
4 1 (0.069%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.069%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.069%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 54 (3.72%) Office 365
2 23 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (1.38%) Amazon S3
4 19 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
5 10 (0.69%) SaaS
5 10 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (0.34%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.14%) PaaS
8 1 (0.069%) Heroku
8 1 (0.069%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.069%) IaaS
8 1 (0.069%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 221 (15.21%) DNS
2 201 (13.83%) SAN
3 170 (11.70%) Firewall
4 139 (9.57%) DHCP
5 135 (9.29%) WAN
6 128 (8.81%) LAN
7 124 (8.53%) VPN
8 118 (8.12%) TCP/IP
9 105 (7.23%) Internet
10 103 (7.09%) VoIP
11 60 (4.13%) NAS
12 55 (3.79%) Network Security
13 53 (3.65%) Wireless
14 40 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
15 37 (2.55%) SSL
16 36 (2.48%) Cisco IOS
17 30 (2.06%) MPLS
18 23 (1.58%) FTP
19 19 (1.31%) Intranet
20 18 (1.24%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 423 (29.11%) SQL Server
2 104 (7.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 77 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 74 (5.09%) MySQL
5 73 (5.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 55 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 55 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 46 (3.17%) Relational Database
8 25 (1.72%) Oracle Database
9 21 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 21 (1.45%) NoSQL
10 20 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
11 19 (1.31%) RDBMS
12 18 (1.24%) MongoDB
13 12 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (0.69%) Big Data
14 10 (0.69%) RavenDB
14 10 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 52 (3.58%) Visual Studio
2 51 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (2.82%) Moq
4 32 (2.20%) Rhino Mocks
4 32 (2.20%) MSTest
4 32 (2.20%) NUnit
5 24 (1.65%) Git (software)
6 20 (1.38%) Subversion
7 17 (1.17%) Selenium
8 12 (0.83%) JIRA
9 11 (0.76%) SoapUI
10 10 (0.69%) LLBLGen Pro
10 10 (0.69%) Xcode
11 9 (0.62%) ReSharper
12 6 (0.41%) ClearCase
12 6 (0.41%) ClearQuest
12 6 (0.41%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.34%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.34%) HP UFT
14 4 (0.28%) MSI
General
1 111 (7.64%) Finance
2 79 (5.44%) Retail
3 72 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 30 (2.06%) Legal
5 28 (1.93%) Banking
6 25 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 21 (1.45%) Marketing
8 18 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.03%) Back Office
10 13 (0.89%) Games
11 7 (0.48%) Law
12 4 (0.28%) Advertising
13 2 (0.14%) Automotive
14 1 (0.069%) Electronics
14 1 (0.069%) Publishing
14 1 (0.069%) German Language
14 1 (0.069%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.069%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 352 (24.23%) Analyst
2 285 (19.61%) Developer
3 123 (8.47%) Support Analyst
4 119 (8.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 93 (6.40%) Service Analyst
6 91 (6.26%) IT Support
7 90 (6.19%) Service Desk Analyst
8 87 (5.99%) .NET Developer
9 79 (5.44%) 2nd Line Support
10 73 (5.02%) Support Engineer
11 68 (4.68%) Administrator
12 67 (4.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 66 (4.54%) Applications Support
14 56 (3.85%) Consultant
15 55 (3.79%) Senior Developer
16 54 (3.72%) Software Developer
16 54 (3.72%) Architect
17 49 (3.37%) Team Leader
18 47 (3.23%) Technical Support
19 46 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (15.55%) .NET
2 195 (13.42%) Web Services
3 161 (11.08%) ASP.NET
4 140 (9.64%) HTML
5 121 (8.33%) CSS
6 101 (6.95%) .NET Framework
7 96 (6.61%) XML
8 92 (6.33%) HTML5
9 82 (5.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 72 (4.96%) WinForms
11 66 (4.54%) WCF
12 60 (4.13%) WPF
13 58 (3.99%) jQuery
14 51 (3.51%) Entity Framework
15 42 (2.89%) Ajax
16 32 (2.20%) Spring.NET
16 32 (2.20%) Unity DI Container
16 32 (2.20%) Castle Windsor
16 32 (2.20%) Ninject
17 31 (2.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 104 (7.16%) Data Centre
2 91 (6.26%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (3.65%) Blackberry
4 49 (3.37%) Clustering
5 42 (2.89%) Mobile App
6 40 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 33 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (2.20%) Inversion of Control
9 28 (1.93%) Replication
10 26 (1.79%) NHS
10 26 (1.79%) User Experience
11 22 (1.51%) Computer Science
12 19 (1.31%) iPhone
13 18 (1.24%) Private Cloud
13 18 (1.24%) Statistics
14 17 (1.17%) Social Network
15 16 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
15 16 (1.10%) Cryptography
16 13 (0.89%) N-Tier
17 12 (0.83%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 356 (24.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 307 (21.13%) Linux
3 282 (19.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 201 (13.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 181 (12.46%) Windows 7
6 162 (11.15%) UNIX
7 121 (8.33%) Android
8 115 (7.91%) Windows 8
9 109 (7.50%) Windows XP
10 96 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 85 (5.85%) Apple iOS
12 29 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
13 18 (1.24%) Solaris
14 17 (1.17%) AIX
15 15 (1.03%) CentOS
16 14 (0.96%) Windows Phone
17 10 (0.69%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.41%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.41%) Windows Vista
19 5 (0.34%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (26.08%) ITIL
2 189 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (11.77%) MVC
4 130 (8.95%) TDD
5 99 (6.81%) OO
6 94 (6.47%) Service Delivery
7 87 (5.99%) Service Management
8 83 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 68 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
9 68 (4.68%) Mentoring
10 64 (4.40%) Load Balancing
11 61 (4.20%) Project Management
12 54 (3.72%) Scrum
13 53 (3.65%) CRM
13 53 (3.65%) SDLC
14 49 (3.37%) Problem Management
14 49 (3.37%) Unit Testing
15 47 (3.23%) Change Management
16 42 (2.89%) Continuous Improvement
17 38 (2.62%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 298 (20.51%) SQL
2 213 (14.66%) C#
3 142 (9.77%) JavaScript
4 90 (6.19%) PowerShell
5 85 (5.85%) T-SQL
6 59 (4.06%) Java
7 54 (3.72%) PHP
8 42 (2.89%) VB.NET
9 38 (2.62%) C++
10 33 (2.27%) VB
11 29 (2.00%) Perl
12 28 (1.93%) Bash Shell
13 26 (1.79%) Ruby
13 26 (1.79%) Python
14 22 (1.51%) Objective-C
15 21 (1.45%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.69%) C
16 10 (0.69%) VB6
17 6 (0.41%) Groovy
17 6 (0.41%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 190 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (4.82%) Degree
3 68 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (3.85%) MCSE
5 54 (3.72%) CCNA
6 52 (3.58%) MCP
7 48 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
8 44 (3.03%) MCSA
9 37 (2.55%) MCDST
10 33 (2.27%) CCNP
11 29 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 24 (1.65%) MCTS
13 21 (1.45%) MCITP
14 20 (1.38%) Security Cleared
14 20 (1.38%) ISEB
15 12 (0.83%) MOS
16 11 (0.76%) SC Cleared
16 11 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 9 (0.62%) CISSP
17 9 (0.62%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (7.50%) SLA
2 24 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 21 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.89%) QA
6 6 (0.41%) COBIT
7 2 (0.14%) BS25999
8 1 (0.069%) HL7
8 1 (0.069%) Solvency II
System Software
1 573 (39.44%) Active Directory
2 319 (21.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 105 (7.23%) Hyper-V
4 81 (5.57%) VMware ESX
5 70 (4.82%) vSphere
6 60 (4.13%) XenApp
7 27 (1.86%) Terminal Services
8 17 (1.17%) XenServer
9 15 (1.03%) VMware Server
10 14 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
11 13 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.48%) KVM
13 6 (0.41%) NFS
13 6 (0.41%) Firmware
13 6 (0.41%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.34%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.34%) UAG
15 4 (0.28%) Xen
16 3 (0.21%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 87 (5.99%) SCCM
2 47 (3.23%) SCOM
3 26 (1.79%) Puppet
4 25 (1.72%) NetBackup
5 24 (1.65%) Backup Exec
5 24 (1.65%) Nagios
6 23 (1.58%) WSUS
7 18 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (0.41%) Opsview
11 5 (0.34%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 5 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (0.28%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.28%) DameWare
13 3 (0.21%) SnapMirror
13 3 (0.21%) ARCserve
13 3 (0.21%) ZENworks
13 3 (0.21%) Cisco UCCX
13 3 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 639 (43.98%) Microsoft
2 519 (35.72%) VMware
3 238 (16.38%) Cisco
4 221 (15.21%) Citrix
5 140 (9.64%) HP
6 90 (6.19%) Red Hat
7 82 (5.64%) Oracle
8 76 (5.23%) CheckPoint
9 74 (5.09%) NetApp
10 52 (3.58%) Apple
11 40 (2.75%) Symantec
12 37 (2.55%) IBM
12 37 (2.55%) Dell
13 36 (2.48%) EMC
14 30 (2.06%) Juniper
14 30 (2.06%) Dell Compellent
15 28 (1.93%) F5
16 24 (1.65%) Zend
17 20 (1.38%) CommVault
18 17 (1.17%) Facebook
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £24000 - £28600 per annum + bens
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + training, excellent progression!
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, 25 Days holiday
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £16000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £3000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training, excellent progression!
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £24,500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday