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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 650 876 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.55% 17.70% 15.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.04% 66.72% 64.55%
Number of salaries quoted 549 724 506
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
1101 1313 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 24.65% 26.54% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 907 1041 752
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -2 447 £35,000 - 49
Bradford -6 97 £36,750 +22.50% 8
Halifax +7 32 £25,000 -3.84% 4
Wakefield +6 31 £30,000 -10.44% 5
Huddersfield -9 18 £32,500 +1.56% 1
Pontefract - 4 £25,000 - 1
Keighley -2 3 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Bingley - 3 - -
Liversedge - 2 £24,000 -
Castleford +6 1 £30,000 -17.24% 1
Cleckheaton -2 1 £27,500 +17.02%
Dewsbury - 1 £20,000 -
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 651 (46.04%) Microsoft
2 594 (42.01%) Active Directory
3 468 (33.10%) VMware
4 396 (28.01%) SQL Server
5 365 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 354 (25.04%) MS Excel
7 344 (24.33%) ITIL
8 311 (21.99%) MS Exchange
9 302 (21.36%) SQL
10 290 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 271 (19.17%) Linux
12 248 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 232 (16.41%) .NET
14 221 (15.63%) Citrix
15 220 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
16 216 (15.28%) C#
17 206 (14.57%) Cisco
18 199 (14.07%) DNS
18 199 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
19 198 (14.00%) Windows 7
20 197 (13.93%) SAN
21 181 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
22 169 (11.95%) UNIX
23 167 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2010
24 163 (11.53%) ASP.NET
25 160 (11.32%) Firewall
26 157 (11.10%) Web Services
27 155 (10.96%) MS Office
28 152 (10.75%) MVC
29 144 (10.18%) JavaScript

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 311 (21.99%) MS Exchange
2 167 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 110 (7.78%) SharePoint
4 102 (7.21%) IIS
5 83 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 63 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 61 (4.31%) Lync
8 34 (2.40%) Apache
9 31 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
10 26 (1.84%) CMS
11 24 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 24 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 23 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
13 18 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
14 14 (0.99%) IBM Notes
15 10 (0.71%) Tomcat
15 10 (0.71%) Kentico
15 10 (0.71%) nginx
16 9 (0.64%) WebSphere
17 6 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 354 (25.04%) MS Excel
2 155 (10.96%) MS Office
3 18 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.071%) MS Project
5 1 (0.071%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 42 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.14%) BASE24
4 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.14%) Line 500
5 1 (0.071%) Unica
5 1 (0.071%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.071%) Magento
5 1 (0.071%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.071%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 56 (3.96%) Office 365
2 24 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (1.41%) Amazon S3
5 10 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
5 10 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (0.64%) SaaS
7 6 (0.42%) PaaS
8 4 (0.28%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.071%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.071%) IaaS
9 1 (0.071%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 199 (14.07%) DNS
2 197 (13.93%) SAN
3 160 (11.32%) Firewall
4 131 (9.26%) DHCP
5 118 (8.35%) LAN
6 109 (7.71%) VPN
7 108 (7.64%) WAN
8 107 (7.57%) Internet
9 95 (6.72%) TCP/IP
10 81 (5.73%) VoIP
11 61 (4.31%) NAS
12 53 (3.75%) Network Security
13 46 (3.25%) Wireless
14 36 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
15 32 (2.26%) SSL
16 26 (1.84%) Cisco IOS
17 25 (1.77%) MPLS
18 24 (1.70%) PBX
19 23 (1.63%) Intranet
20 20 (1.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (28.01%) SQL Server
2 124 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 79 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 71 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 61 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 60 (4.24%) MySQL
7 51 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 49 (3.47%) Relational Database
9 32 (2.26%) Oracle Database
10 26 (1.84%) RDBMS
11 21 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 20 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
13 18 (1.27%) Big Data
14 17 (1.20%) NoSQL
15 15 (1.06%) MongoDB
16 12 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
17 10 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
17 10 (0.71%) RavenDB
18 9 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
18 9 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 58 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 48 (3.39%) Visual Studio
3 43 (3.04%) Moq
3 43 (3.04%) Git (software)
4 31 (2.19%) Subversion
5 25 (1.77%) Rhino Mocks
5 25 (1.77%) MSTest
5 25 (1.77%) NUnit
6 18 (1.27%) SoapUI
6 18 (1.27%) ReSharper
7 16 (1.13%) Xcode
8 12 (0.85%) Selenium
9 11 (0.78%) JIRA
9 11 (0.78%) Jenkins
10 10 (0.71%) LLBLGen Pro
11 9 (0.64%) CocoaPods
12 6 (0.42%) ClearQuest
12 6 (0.42%) ClearCase
13 5 (0.35%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 112 (7.92%) Finance
2 72 (5.09%) Retail
3 58 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 39 (2.76%) Legal
5 26 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
6 23 (1.63%) Banking
7 18 (1.27%) Marketing
8 10 (0.71%) Back Office
9 9 (0.64%) Law
10 8 (0.57%) Games
10 8 (0.57%) Advertising
11 6 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.071%) German Language
13 1 (0.071%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.071%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.071%) Electronics
13 1 (0.071%) Publishing
13 1 (0.071%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 347 (24.54%) Analyst
2 280 (19.80%) Developer
3 128 (9.05%) Support Analyst
4 123 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 95 (6.72%) IT Support
6 94 (6.65%) Service Analyst
7 90 (6.36%) Service Desk Analyst
8 89 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
9 84 (5.94%) .NET Developer
10 69 (4.88%) Software Developer
11 65 (4.60%) Team Leader
12 64 (4.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 64 (4.53%) Support Engineer
12 64 (4.53%) Applications Support
13 55 (3.89%) Consultant
14 52 (3.68%) Technical Support
15 50 (3.54%) Administrator
16 49 (3.47%) Technical Analyst
17 47 (3.32%) Senior Analyst
18 46 (3.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (16.41%) .NET
2 163 (11.53%) ASP.NET
3 157 (11.10%) Web Services
4 135 (9.55%) HTML
5 116 (8.20%) .NET Framework
6 109 (7.71%) CSS
7 89 (6.29%) HTML5
8 84 (5.94%) WinForms
8 84 (5.94%) XML
9 77 (5.45%) WCF
10 75 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 65 (4.60%) WPF
12 64 (4.53%) jQuery
13 43 (3.04%) Ajax
14 40 (2.83%) Entity Framework
15 33 (2.33%) CSS3
16 32 (2.26%) JSON
17 28 (1.98%) REST
18 27 (1.91%) SOAP
19 26 (1.84%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 86 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (5.59%) Blackberry
3 56 (3.96%) Mobile App
4 49 (3.47%) Clustering
5 46 (3.25%) Management Information System
6 36 (2.55%) Replication
7 33 (2.33%) User Experience
8 30 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (1.77%) Inversion of Control
9 25 (1.77%) NHS
10 23 (1.63%) 3D Graphics
11 21 (1.49%) Private Cloud
12 20 (1.41%) Social Network
13 18 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
14 15 (1.06%) Computer Science
15 14 (0.99%) iPhone
16 13 (0.92%) Cryptography
17 12 (0.85%) Client/Server
17 12 (0.85%) Statistics
18 10 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 365 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 271 (19.17%) Linux
3 248 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 220 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 198 (14.00%) Windows 7
6 169 (11.95%) UNIX
7 129 (9.12%) Windows 8
8 122 (8.63%) Android
9 114 (8.06%) Windows XP
10 88 (6.22%) Apple iOS
11 69 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (1.70%) Windows Mobile
13 17 (1.20%) AIX
14 15 (1.06%) CentOS
15 12 (0.85%) Solaris
15 12 (0.85%) Windows Phone
16 10 (0.71%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.50%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.42%) Windows Vista
19 5 (0.35%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (24.33%) ITIL
2 181 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (10.75%) MVC
4 118 (8.35%) OO
5 101 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 96 (6.79%) TDD
7 82 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 81 (5.73%) Service Management
9 75 (5.30%) Mentoring
10 60 (4.24%) Load Balancing
11 59 (4.17%) CRM
12 57 (4.03%) Migration
13 56 (3.96%) Project Management
14 50 (3.54%) Change Management
15 49 (3.47%) Continuous Integration
15 49 (3.47%) Problem Management
16 47 (3.32%) Scrum
16 47 (3.32%) Continuous Improvement
17 41 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
18 39 (2.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 302 (21.36%) SQL
2 216 (15.28%) C#
3 144 (10.18%) JavaScript
4 90 (6.36%) T-SQL
4 90 (6.36%) PowerShell
5 68 (4.81%) PHP
6 57 (4.03%) Java
7 44 (3.11%) VB.NET
8 35 (2.48%) VB
9 28 (1.98%) Ruby
10 26 (1.84%) C++
11 23 (1.63%) Objective-C
11 23 (1.63%) Python
12 20 (1.41%) Perl
13 18 (1.27%) Shell Script
14 17 (1.20%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.85%) VB6
16 10 (0.71%) C
17 5 (0.35%) Groovy
17 5 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 199 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (5.80%) Degree
3 65 (4.60%) MCSE
4 59 (4.17%) MCP
5 54 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (3.18%) MCSA
7 42 (2.97%) CCNA
8 40 (2.83%) MCDST
9 38 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
10 32 (2.26%) MCTS
11 26 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 26 (1.84%) MCITP
12 24 (1.70%) CCNP
13 19 (1.34%) Security Cleared
14 16 (1.13%) MOS
14 16 (1.13%) ISEB
15 15 (1.06%) MCAD
15 15 (1.06%) MCSD
16 13 (0.92%) SC Cleared
16 13 (0.92%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (9.19%) SLA
2 23 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 20 (1.41%) QA
3 20 (1.41%) PCI DSS
4 15 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.071%) HL7
5 1 (0.071%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.071%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.071%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 594 (42.01%) Active Directory
2 290 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 107 (7.57%) Hyper-V
4 73 (5.16%) VMware ESX
5 71 (5.02%) XenApp
6 61 (4.31%) vSphere
7 25 (1.77%) Terminal Services
8 20 (1.41%) XenServer
9 18 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 17 (1.20%) VMware Server
11 16 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
13 11 (0.78%) Firmware
14 6 (0.42%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.42%) NFS
15 5 (0.35%) UAG
16 4 (0.28%) ProxySG
16 4 (0.28%) XenDesktop
16 4 (0.28%) Xen
17 3 (0.21%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 109 (7.71%) SCCM
2 52 (3.68%) SCOM
3 29 (2.05%) Nagios
3 29 (2.05%) NetBackup
4 21 (1.49%) WSUS
5 20 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 16 (1.13%) Puppet
7 15 (1.06%) Backup Exec
8 11 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 10 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 8 (0.57%) Opsview
11 6 (0.42%) SCDPM
12 5 (0.35%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 5 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 4 (0.28%) SCVMM
14 3 (0.21%) ZENworks
14 3 (0.21%) Tivoli
14 3 (0.21%) DameWare
15 2 (0.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 651 (46.04%) Microsoft
2 468 (33.10%) VMware
3 221 (15.63%) Citrix
4 206 (14.57%) Cisco
5 137 (9.69%) HP
6 75 (5.30%) CheckPoint
7 73 (5.16%) Oracle
8 64 (4.53%) NetApp
9 62 (4.38%) Red Hat
10 53 (3.75%) Symantec
11 49 (3.47%) Apple
12 42 (2.97%) Dell
13 35 (2.48%) EMC
14 30 (2.12%) Juniper
15 29 (2.05%) IBM
16 24 (1.70%) CommVault
17 22 (1.56%) F5
18 20 (1.41%) Facebook
18 20 (1.41%) Twitter
19 19 (1.34%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Keighley, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + pension, bonus, parking, etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KPMG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago