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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 694 823 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.11% 16.10% 15.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.51% 67.79% 61.49%
Number of salaries quoted 574 665 504
Average salary £34,750 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +4.28%
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
1228 1214 992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 24.97% 23.75% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1002 937 782
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £20,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -3 449 £35,000 - 50
Bradford +2 98 £34,000 +23.63% 8
Wakefield +4 43 £27,500 -29.03% 9
Halifax 0 31 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Huddersfield -2 28 £32,500 -3.70% 1
Dewsbury - 10 £40,000 -
Pontefract +3 4 £37,500 - 1
Castleford +7 3 £27,500 -10.56%
Wetherby -6 3 £22,000 +12.82%
Pudsey +5 2 - -
Liversedge - 2 £24,000 -
Cleckheaton 0 1 £27,500 +17.02%
Bingley -9 1 - -
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 667 (46.48%) Microsoft
2 602 (41.95%) Active Directory
3 462 (32.20%) VMware
4 392 (27.32%) SQL Server
5 379 (26.41%) MS Excel
6 363 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 346 (24.11%) ITIL
8 317 (22.09%) SQL
9 316 (22.02%) MS Exchange
10 284 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 261 (18.19%) Linux
12 235 (16.38%) Citrix
13 222 (15.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 218 (15.19%) Windows Server 2012
15 217 (15.12%) .NET
16 213 (14.84%) UNIX
17 211 (14.70%) SAN
18 208 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
19 206 (14.36%) DNS
20 204 (14.22%) C#
21 199 (13.87%) Windows 7
22 191 (13.31%) Cisco
23 176 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
24 172 (11.99%) Exchange Server 2010
25 168 (11.71%) Firewall
26 150 (10.45%) HP
27 145 (10.10%) ASP.NET
28 142 (9.90%) SQL Server 2008
29 141 (9.83%) SLA
30 138 (9.62%) Finance

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 316 (22.02%) MS Exchange
2 172 (11.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 103 (7.18%) SharePoint
4 101 (7.04%) IIS
5 71 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 71 (4.95%) Lync
6 66 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 49 (3.41%) Apache
8 36 (2.51%) BizTalk Server
9 31 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
10 28 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
11 27 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 26 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
13 23 (1.60%) Tomcat
14 19 (1.32%) CMS
15 12 (0.84%) nginx
16 11 (0.77%) IBM Notes
17 10 (0.70%) Kentico
17 10 (0.70%) WebSphere
18 9 (0.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 379 (26.41%) MS Excel
2 135 (9.41%) MS Office
3 17 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 59 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.35%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 5 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.28%) BASE24
5 2 (0.14%) VisionPLUS
5 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.070%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.070%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.070%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 49 (3.41%) Office 365
2 29 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (1.53%) Amazon S3
5 12 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 10 (0.70%) PaaS
6 10 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.14%) SaaS
7 2 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.14%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.14%) Route 53
8 1 (0.070%) IaaS
8 1 (0.070%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.070%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.070%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 211 (14.70%) SAN
2 206 (14.36%) DNS
3 168 (11.71%) Firewall
4 127 (8.85%) LAN
5 125 (8.71%) DHCP
5 125 (8.71%) Internet
6 114 (7.94%) WAN
7 95 (6.62%) TCP/IP
8 93 (6.48%) VPN
9 68 (4.74%) VoIP
10 62 (4.32%) NAS
11 48 (3.34%) Wireless
12 46 (3.21%) Network Security
13 42 (2.93%) SSL
14 30 (2.09%) Intranet
15 29 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
16 25 (1.74%) Unified Communications
17 24 (1.67%) PBX
18 23 (1.60%) MPLS
19 19 (1.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (27.32%) SQL Server
2 142 (9.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 79 (5.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 67 (4.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 61 (4.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 58 (4.04%) MySQL
6 58 (4.04%) Relational Database
7 43 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 40 (2.79%) Oracle Database
9 37 (2.58%) RDBMS
10 22 (1.53%) Big Data
10 22 (1.53%) Amazon RDS
11 20 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 17 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
13 16 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
14 15 (1.05%) MongoDB
15 14 (0.98%) NoSQL
15 14 (0.98%) DTS
16 13 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
17 10 (0.70%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 58 (4.04%) Git (software)
2 53 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (3.07%) Moq
4 43 (3.00%) Subversion
5 35 (2.44%) Visual Studio
6 23 (1.60%) SoapUI
7 22 (1.53%) MSTest
7 22 (1.53%) Rhino Mocks
7 22 (1.53%) ReSharper
7 22 (1.53%) NUnit
8 18 (1.25%) JIRA
8 18 (1.25%) Xcode
9 16 (1.11%) Jenkins
10 13 (0.91%) Selenium
11 10 (0.70%) LLBLGen Pro
12 9 (0.63%) ClearCase
12 9 (0.63%) ClearQuest
13 5 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
13 5 (0.35%) JUnit
13 5 (0.35%) Jasmine
General
1 138 (9.62%) Finance
2 79 (5.51%) Retail
3 56 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 45 (3.14%) Legal
5 31 (2.16%) Banking
6 24 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 19 (1.32%) Marketing
8 11 (0.77%) Advertising
8 11 (0.77%) Law
9 7 (0.49%) Back Office
9 7 (0.49%) Games
10 6 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.35%) Automotive
12 1 (0.070%) Electronics
12 1 (0.070%) Publishing
12 1 (0.070%) German Language
12 1 (0.070%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.070%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.070%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 371 (25.85%) Analyst
2 257 (17.91%) Developer
3 136 (9.48%) Support Analyst
4 112 (7.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 93 (6.48%) 2nd Line Support
6 91 (6.34%) IT Support
7 89 (6.20%) Service Analyst
8 85 (5.92%) Service Desk Analyst
9 83 (5.78%) Applications Support
10 72 (5.02%) Team Leader
10 72 (5.02%) .NET Developer
11 69 (4.81%) Software Developer
12 63 (4.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 62 (4.32%) Consultant
14 60 (4.18%) Support Engineer
15 59 (4.11%) Technical Analyst
16 51 (3.55%) Applications Support Analyst
17 50 (3.48%) Technical Support
17 50 (3.48%) Administrator
18 49 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (15.12%) .NET
2 145 (10.10%) ASP.NET
3 130 (9.06%) HTML
4 119 (8.29%) Web Services
5 111 (7.74%) .NET Framework
6 104 (7.25%) CSS
7 88 (6.13%) WinForms
8 79 (5.51%) HTML5
9 75 (5.23%) XML
10 74 (5.16%) WCF
11 64 (4.46%) jQuery
12 62 (4.32%) WPF
13 54 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC
14 41 (2.86%) Ajax
15 36 (2.51%) CSS3
16 32 (2.23%) REST
17 30 (2.09%) JSON
18 26 (1.81%) Silverlight
18 26 (1.81%) PhoneGap
18 26 (1.81%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 102 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (6.34%) Blackberry
3 67 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 54 (3.76%) Mobile App
5 49 (3.41%) Clustering
6 41 (2.86%) Replication
6 41 (2.86%) User Experience
7 37 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (1.81%) 3D Graphics
9 25 (1.74%) Private Cloud
10 24 (1.67%) NHS
11 23 (1.60%) Statistics
12 22 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
13 21 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
13 21 (1.46%) Social Network
14 14 (0.98%) Cryptography
15 13 (0.91%) Client/Server
16 12 (0.84%) Computer Science
16 12 (0.84%) Social Media
17 11 (0.77%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 363 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 261 (18.19%) Linux
3 222 (15.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 218 (15.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 213 (14.84%) UNIX
6 199 (13.87%) Windows 7
7 121 (8.43%) Windows XP
8 118 (8.22%) Android
9 114 (7.94%) Windows 8
10 88 (6.13%) Apple iOS
11 75 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (1.53%) AIX
13 20 (1.39%) Solaris
14 16 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
15 15 (1.05%) CentOS
16 11 (0.77%) Mac OS
17 10 (0.70%) Windows Phone
18 9 (0.63%) Mac OS X
19 7 (0.49%) Windows Vista
19 7 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (24.11%) ITIL
2 176 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (8.99%) OO
4 121 (8.43%) MVC
5 115 (8.01%) Service Delivery
6 93 (6.48%) Service Management
7 84 (5.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 81 (5.64%) CRM
9 78 (5.44%) Mentoring
10 75 (5.23%) TDD
11 68 (4.74%) Project Management
12 61 (4.25%) Migration
13 57 (3.97%) Change Management
14 55 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
14 55 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
15 54 (3.76%) Load Balancing
16 52 (3.62%) Problem Management
17 46 (3.21%) Continuous Integration
17 46 (3.21%) Incident Management
18 44 (3.07%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 317 (22.09%) SQL
2 204 (14.22%) C#
3 137 (9.55%) JavaScript
4 88 (6.13%) PHP
5 87 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 79 (5.51%) PowerShell
7 69 (4.81%) Java
8 42 (2.93%) VB
9 39 (2.72%) VB.NET
10 32 (2.23%) Ruby
11 29 (2.02%) Shell Script
12 27 (1.88%) Python
12 27 (1.88%) Perl
13 19 (1.32%) Objective-C
14 18 (1.25%) C++
15 16 (1.11%) Bash Shell
16 14 (0.98%) VB6
16 14 (0.98%) C
17 6 (0.42%) VBA
18 5 (0.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 208 (14.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (6.13%) Degree
3 83 (5.78%) MCSE
4 66 (4.60%) MCP
5 60 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (3.55%) MCSA
7 50 (3.48%) CCNA
8 40 (2.79%) MCTS
9 37 (2.58%) MCDST
10 36 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 33 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
12 28 (1.95%) MCITP
13 23 (1.60%) CCNP
14 22 (1.53%) Security Cleared
15 20 (1.39%) MCAD
15 20 (1.39%) MCSD
16 17 (1.18%) CCA
16 17 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
17 15 (1.05%) CISSP
17 15 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (9.83%) SLA
2 28 (1.95%) QA
3 24 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 24 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.14%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.070%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.070%) Data Quality
System Software
1 602 (41.95%) Active Directory
2 284 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (8.08%) Hyper-V
4 77 (5.37%) XenApp
5 75 (5.23%) VMware ESX
6 72 (5.02%) vSphere
7 31 (2.16%) Terminal Services
8 24 (1.67%) XenServer
9 19 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
10 18 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
10 18 (1.25%) VMware Server
11 16 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (0.91%) Firmware
13 7 (0.49%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.42%) NFS
14 6 (0.42%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.35%) UAG
16 4 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 4 (0.28%) Xen
16 4 (0.28%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 129 (8.99%) SCCM
2 68 (4.74%) SCOM
3 40 (2.79%) NetBackup
4 33 (2.30%) Nagios
5 25 (1.74%) WSUS
6 24 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 18 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 13 (0.91%) Puppet
9 13 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 13 (0.91%) Backup Exec
9 13 (0.91%) Opsview
10 10 (0.70%) SCDPM
11 7 (0.49%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 6 (0.42%) SCVMM
13 5 (0.35%) Cacti
13 5 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
14 4 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 4 (0.28%) Graphite
14 4 (0.28%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 667 (46.48%) Microsoft
2 462 (32.20%) VMware
3 235 (16.38%) Citrix
4 191 (13.31%) Cisco
5 150 (10.45%) HP
6 90 (6.27%) Oracle
7 82 (5.71%) CheckPoint
8 69 (4.81%) Symantec
9 66 (4.60%) Red Hat
10 63 (4.39%) NetApp
11 52 (3.62%) Dell
12 47 (3.28%) Apple
13 44 (3.07%) EMC
14 33 (2.30%) IBM
15 25 (1.74%) Juniper
15 25 (1.74%) CommVault
16 21 (1.46%) Sophos
16 21 (1.46%) Facebook
16 21 (1.46%) Twitter
17 19 (1.32%) F5
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Bonus+OT+Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
iSource IT
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
4it Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Company Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£45K + 10% Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + pension, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago