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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 9 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 764 601 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.05% 16.38% 17.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.00% 66.41% 67.46%
Number of salaries quoted 575 495 515
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
1295 905 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.52% 24.67% 25.55%
Number of salaries quoted 934 738 785
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 September 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 September 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 +1 536 £35,000 - 51
Bradford +2 103 £30,000 -14.28% 10
Wakefield +2 37 £22,500 -35.71% 7
Huddersfield +12 17 £28,750 -34.65% 6
Wetherby 0 14 £22,500 -16.66% 2
Dewsbury +2 7 £19,000 -36.66% 3
Pontefract +1 6 £28,000 -26.31%
Cleckheaton -2 6 £24,000 +33.33% 1
Halifax -24 6 £22,500 -25.61% 1
Pudsey +6 3 - -
Knottingley 0 2 £20,750 -13.54% 1
Keighley +5 1 £18,500 -30.18%
Batley +1 1 £19,000 -30.90%
Otley -7 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Mirfield - 1 £18,500 -
Ilkley - 1 £22,000 - 1
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 774 (47.17%) Microsoft
2 666 (40.59%) Active Directory
3 582 (35.47%) VMware
4 456 (27.79%) MS Excel
5 422 (25.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 419 (25.53%) SQL Server
7 407 (24.80%) VMware Infrastructure
8 356 (21.69%) Linux
9 354 (21.57%) SQL
10 347 (21.15%) Citrix
11 345 (21.02%) MS Exchange
12 316 (19.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 313 (19.07%) Cisco
14 301 (18.34%) ITIL
15 295 (17.98%) DNS
16 287 (17.49%) UNIX
17 281 (17.12%) .NET
18 249 (15.17%) SAN
19 229 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
20 222 (13.53%) Finance
21 213 (12.98%) MS Office
22 209 (12.74%) TCP/IP
23 203 (12.37%) C#
23 203 (12.37%) Windows 7
24 202 (12.31%) IIS
25 198 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
26 191 (11.64%) Firewall
27 186 (11.33%) MCSE
28 173 (10.54%) Red Hat
29 172 (10.48%) Windows XP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 345 (21.02%) MS Exchange
2 202 (12.31%) IIS
3 136 (8.29%) Apache
4 126 (7.68%) SharePoint
5 120 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 82 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 77 (4.69%) Lync
8 58 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 45 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2003
10 32 (1.95%) Office Communications Server
11 30 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 27 (1.65%) Tomcat
12 27 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
13 18 (1.10%) WebLogic
14 13 (0.79%) CMS
15 11 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
16 10 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
18 6 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 456 (27.79%) MS Excel
2 213 (12.98%) MS Office
3 13 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.24%) MS Project
5 3 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.30%) CODA-Financials
2 5 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.18%) Sage 50
3 3 (0.18%) Line 500
3 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.061%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.061%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.061%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.061%) Magento
4 1 (0.061%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.061%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.061%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.061%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 63 (3.84%) Office 365
2 29 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.40%) SaaS
4 6 (0.37%) Google Apps
4 6 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.37%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 295 (17.98%) DNS
2 249 (15.17%) SAN
3 209 (12.74%) TCP/IP
4 191 (11.64%) Firewall
5 150 (9.14%) Internet
6 129 (7.86%) Cisco IOS
7 125 (7.62%) DHCP
8 116 (7.07%) MPLS
9 114 (6.95%) LAN
10 107 (6.52%) OSPF
10 107 (6.52%) BGP
11 106 (6.46%) WAN
12 85 (5.18%) SMTP
12 85 (5.18%) EIGRP
13 64 (3.90%) VPN
13 64 (3.90%) NAS
14 48 (2.93%) Network Security
15 36 (2.19%) Unified Communications
15 36 (2.19%) Wireless
16 33 (2.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 419 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 105 (6.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 96 (5.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 57 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 56 (3.41%) MySQL
6 55 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 50 (3.05%) Relational Database
8 44 (2.68%) Oracle Database
9 38 (2.32%) RDBMS
10 36 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 31 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
12 23 (1.40%) NoSQL
13 12 (0.73%) Redis
13 12 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
14 11 (0.67%) Oracle OWB
15 10 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 7 (0.43%) Informix
18 6 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
19 5 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 56 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (2.32%) Visual Studio
3 28 (1.71%) MSTest
4 23 (1.40%) Moq
5 22 (1.34%) Rhino Mocks
5 22 (1.34%) NUnit
6 17 (1.04%) Subversion
6 17 (1.04%) Git (software)
7 16 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
8 15 (0.91%) JIRA
9 12 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
10 11 (0.67%) Jenkins
11 7 (0.43%) Hudson
12 6 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.30%) ReSharper
14 3 (0.18%) CruiseControl
14 3 (0.18%) ClearCase
14 3 (0.18%) ClearQuest
14 3 (0.18%) LLBLGen Pro
14 3 (0.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 222 (13.53%) Finance
2 51 (3.11%) Banking
3 49 (2.99%) Retail
4 29 (1.77%) Telecoms
5 23 (1.40%) Legal
6 11 (0.67%) Advertising
7 10 (0.61%) Games
8 9 (0.55%) Publishing
9 8 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.30%) Marketing
12 4 (0.24%) Law
13 3 (0.18%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.12%) Local Government
14 2 (0.12%) Front Office
15 1 (0.061%) Back Office
15 1 (0.061%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 370 (22.55%) Analyst
2 239 (14.56%) Developer
3 194 (11.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 163 (9.93%) Support Analyst
5 118 (7.19%) Consultant
6 109 (6.64%) Support Engineer
7 101 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
8 91 (5.55%) IT Support
9 89 (5.42%) .NET Developer
10 71 (4.33%) Technical Support
11 68 (4.14%) Team Leader
12 58 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support
12 58 (3.53%) Technical Analyst
13 56 (3.41%) Software Developer
14 55 (3.35%) Service Analyst
14 55 (3.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 54 (3.29%) Service Desk Analyst
16 53 (3.23%) DBA
17 52 (3.17%) Applications Support
18 46 (2.80%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (17.12%) .NET
2 158 (9.63%) ASP.NET
3 131 (7.98%) Web Services
4 130 (7.92%) XML
5 111 (6.76%) HTML
6 95 (5.79%) WCF
7 86 (5.24%) WinForms
7 86 (5.24%) .NET Framework
8 78 (4.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 76 (4.63%) jQuery
10 62 (3.78%) CSS
11 56 (3.41%) WPF
12 40 (2.44%) SOAP
13 39 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 34 (2.07%) HTML5
15 33 (2.01%) WSDL
15 33 (2.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 30 (1.83%) Middleware
17 27 (1.65%) Castle Windsor
17 27 (1.65%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 170 (10.36%) Clustering
2 77 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (3.90%) Blackberry
4 52 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 36 (2.19%) Enterprise Storage
6 33 (2.01%) NHS
7 28 (1.71%) iPhone
8 25 (1.52%) Computer Science
9 23 (1.40%) EqualLogic
10 22 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
10 22 (1.34%) Statistics
11 21 (1.28%) User Experience
12 20 (1.22%) iPad
13 19 (1.16%) Replication
14 17 (1.04%) Tandem
14 17 (1.04%) Client/Server
14 17 (1.04%) IBM XIV
14 17 (1.04%) Mobile App
15 14 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 422 (25.72%) Windows Server 2008
2 356 (21.69%) Linux
3 316 (19.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 287 (17.49%) UNIX
5 203 (12.37%) Windows 7
6 198 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 172 (10.48%) Windows XP
8 163 (9.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 70 (4.27%) Windows 8
10 37 (2.25%) Android
11 23 (1.40%) Windows Vista
12 21 (1.28%) Apple iOS
13 20 (1.22%) Solaris
14 15 (0.91%) CentOS
14 15 (0.91%) Ubuntu
15 13 (0.79%) Debian
15 13 (0.79%) AIX
15 13 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
16 11 (0.67%) SUSE
16 11 (0.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (18.34%) ITIL
2 146 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (7.62%) Load Balancing
4 123 (7.50%) E-Commerce
5 99 (6.03%) Problem Management
6 94 (5.73%) MVC
7 92 (5.61%) Service Delivery
8 82 (5.00%) Project Management
9 75 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
10 72 (4.39%) Change Control
11 69 (4.20%) TDD
12 67 (4.08%) Mentoring
13 66 (4.02%) Scrum
14 65 (3.96%) Change Management
15 64 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
16 58 (3.53%) OO
17 53 (3.23%) Information Security
18 51 (3.11%) Time Management
19 48 (2.93%) Service Management
20 45 (2.74%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 354 (21.57%) SQL
2 203 (12.37%) C#
3 137 (8.35%) PowerShell
4 117 (7.13%) Java
5 115 (7.01%) Perl
6 104 (6.34%) Bash Shell
7 93 (5.67%) JavaScript
8 85 (5.18%) T-SQL
9 52 (3.17%) PHP
10 46 (2.80%) VB
11 44 (2.68%) Shell Script
12 39 (2.38%) VB.NET
13 24 (1.46%) PL/SQL
14 16 (0.98%) VBScript
14 16 (0.98%) C
14 16 (0.98%) C++
15 14 (0.85%) VBA
16 8 (0.49%) Python
17 7 (0.43%) VB6
17 7 (0.43%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 229 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 186 (11.33%) MCSE
3 124 (7.56%) Cisco Certification
4 121 (7.37%) Degree
5 104 (6.34%) CCNA
6 86 (5.24%) MCITP
7 84 (5.12%) MCSA
8 72 (4.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 62 (3.78%) CCNP
10 45 (2.74%) MCP
11 39 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
12 35 (2.13%) Security Cleared
13 30 (1.83%) CISSP
13 30 (1.83%) CCA
14 24 (1.46%) CCSA
15 23 (1.40%) MCTS
16 20 (1.22%) CCSE
17 19 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
17 19 (1.16%) SC Cleared
18 17 (1.04%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (9.38%) SLA
2 107 (6.52%) PCI DSS
3 34 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.91%) QA
5 5 (0.30%) HL7
6 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.12%) COBIT
7 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.061%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 666 (40.59%) Active Directory
2 407 (24.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (6.64%) Hyper-V
4 107 (6.52%) XenApp
5 101 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
6 94 (5.73%) vSphere
7 83 (5.06%) VMware ESX
8 54 (3.29%) XenServer
9 30 (1.83%) XenDesktop
10 24 (1.46%) Terminal Services
11 19 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 16 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
13 12 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 9 (0.55%) MetaFrame
14 9 (0.55%) Squid
15 8 (0.49%) VMware Server
15 8 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 6 (0.37%) UAG
17 6 (0.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 133 (8.10%) SCCM
2 37 (2.25%) SCOM
3 30 (1.83%) NetBackup
4 26 (1.58%) Backup Exec
5 21 (1.28%) Nagios
6 19 (1.16%) Opsview
7 17 (1.04%) Puppet
8 10 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 8 (0.49%) SCVMM
10 8 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
11 7 (0.43%) Cacti
11 7 (0.43%) Sysprep
11 7 (0.43%) WSUS
11 7 (0.43%) WMI
11 7 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 7 (0.43%) XenMobile
12 6 (0.37%) SCDPM
12 6 (0.37%) HP SIM
12 6 (0.37%) OpenView
Vendors
1 774 (47.17%) Microsoft
2 582 (35.47%) VMware
3 347 (21.15%) Citrix
4 313 (19.07%) Cisco
5 173 (10.54%) Red Hat
6 129 (7.86%) Oracle
7 84 (5.12%) NetApp
8 73 (4.45%) HP
9 58 (3.53%) Symantec
10 53 (3.23%) CheckPoint
11 39 (2.38%) IBM
12 38 (2.32%) EMC
13 37 (2.25%) AppSense
13 37 (2.25%) CommVault
14 36 (2.19%) Dell
15 31 (1.89%) Juniper
16 29 (1.77%) Apple
17 25 (1.52%) SolarWinds
18 19 (1.16%) Brocade
19 18 (1.10%) F5
West Yorkshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified COMPETITIVE
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£40-£45K + 20% Bonus + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: C£55K + 20% Bonus + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent training / career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Dependent upon experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £15k - £18.5k per annum + £800 bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension + Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Health, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago