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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 762 802 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.01% 18.84% 14.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.53% 68.90% 62.09%
Number of salaries quoted 625 584 459
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £33,144
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
1302 1164 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.35% 27.35% 22.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1050 853 746
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £22,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -2 507 £37,500 +15.38% 70
Bradford +2 77 £35,000 +25.00% 14
Wakefield +3 55 £30,000 -11.76% 10
Halifax +6 46 £35,000 +20.68% 7
Huddersfield +15 34 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Wetherby -1 9 £22,000 -51.11% 2
Pontefract +1 3 £26,500 +35.89%
Dewsbury -8 3 £38,500 +71.11%
Castleford 0 2 £20,000 -31.03%
Heckmondwike - 1 £20,000 -
Keighley - 1 £42,500 - 1
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 748 (47.64%) Microsoft
2 650 (41.40%) Active Directory
3 535 (34.08%) VMware
4 439 (27.96%) MS Excel
5 411 (26.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 370 (23.57%) SQL Server
7 347 (22.10%) SQL
8 337 (21.46%) ITIL
9 331 (21.08%) Citrix
10 317 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 309 (19.68%) MS Exchange
12 300 (19.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 290 (18.47%) Linux
14 260 (16.56%) UNIX
14 260 (16.56%) DNS
15 240 (15.29%) Cisco
16 234 (14.90%) SAN
17 225 (14.33%) Windows 7
18 219 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
19 218 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
20 216 (13.76%) .NET
21 198 (12.61%) C#
22 186 (11.85%) Finance
23 183 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
24 180 (11.46%) SLA
25 167 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
26 163 (10.38%) Windows XP
27 162 (10.32%) MS Office
28 160 (10.19%) Firewall
29 148 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 309 (19.68%) MS Exchange
2 167 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 145 (9.24%) IIS
4 116 (7.39%) SharePoint
5 94 (5.99%) Apache
6 74 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 69 (4.39%) Lync
8 57 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 37 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
10 33 (2.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 33 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
10 33 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2003
11 30 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
12 28 (1.78%) Tomcat
13 22 (1.40%) Office Communications Server
14 17 (1.08%) CMS
15 12 (0.76%) WebLogic
16 11 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
17 9 (0.57%) WordPress
17 9 (0.57%) nginx
Applications
1 439 (27.96%) MS Excel
2 162 (10.32%) MS Office
3 15 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.19%) MS Project
5 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 63 (4.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.38%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 4 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.25%) BASE24
5 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.19%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.13%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.064%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 60 (3.82%) Office 365
2 30 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (0.96%) Amazon S3
4 9 (0.57%) PaaS
5 8 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.19%) Route 53
6 3 (0.19%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.064%) IaaS
7 1 (0.064%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 260 (16.56%) DNS
2 234 (14.90%) SAN
3 160 (10.19%) Firewall
4 139 (8.85%) Internet
5 137 (8.73%) DHCP
6 130 (8.28%) LAN
7 125 (7.96%) TCP/IP
8 109 (6.94%) WAN
9 70 (4.46%) Wireless
10 65 (4.14%) NAS
11 63 (4.01%) MPLS
11 63 (4.01%) VPN
12 52 (3.31%) OSPF
12 52 (3.31%) BGP
13 51 (3.25%) Cisco IOS
14 48 (3.06%) Network Security
15 47 (2.99%) Intranet
16 43 (2.74%) SMTP
17 42 (2.68%) VoIP
18 39 (2.48%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 370 (23.57%) SQL Server
2 148 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 88 (5.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 58 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 56 (3.57%) Relational Database
6 55 (3.50%) Oracle Database
7 51 (3.25%) MySQL
8 43 (2.74%) RDBMS
9 35 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 33 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 32 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
12 24 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (1.15%) Big Data
14 17 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
15 15 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
16 14 (0.89%) MongoDB
17 13 (0.83%) Oracle9i Database
17 13 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
17 13 (0.83%) DTS
18 10 (0.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 71 (4.52%) Git (software)
2 55 (3.50%) Subversion
3 53 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (2.23%) Visual Studio
4 35 (2.23%) JIRA
5 34 (2.17%) Moq
6 22 (1.40%) Jenkins
7 19 (1.21%) SoapUI
8 18 (1.15%) MSTest
8 18 (1.15%) ReSharper
9 17 (1.08%) Xcode
10 16 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
10 16 (1.02%) NUnit
11 12 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
12 9 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
13 8 (0.51%) LLBLGen Pro
14 5 (0.32%) ClearCase
14 5 (0.32%) ClearQuest
14 5 (0.32%) Hudson
15 4 (0.25%) JUnit
General
1 186 (11.85%) Finance
2 83 (5.29%) Retail
3 46 (2.93%) Telecoms
4 41 (2.61%) Legal
5 25 (1.59%) Banking
6 18 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (0.89%) Advertising
8 13 (0.83%) Games
9 11 (0.70%) Marketing
10 9 (0.57%) Law
11 7 (0.45%) Back Office
12 6 (0.38%) Publishing
12 6 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.25%) Automotive
14 3 (0.19%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.064%) Electronics
15 1 (0.064%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.064%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 368 (23.44%) Analyst
2 247 (15.73%) Developer
3 152 (9.68%) Support Analyst
4 151 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 113 (7.20%) IT Support
6 102 (6.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 92 (5.86%) Support Engineer
8 83 (5.29%) Service Analyst
9 80 (5.10%) Service Desk Analyst
10 79 (5.03%) Team Leader
11 78 (4.97%) Applications Support
12 70 (4.46%) .NET Developer
13 65 (4.14%) Software Developer
14 64 (4.08%) Support Technician
15 61 (3.89%) Technical Analyst
16 55 (3.50%) Consultant
16 55 (3.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 52 (3.31%) Architect
18 49 (3.12%) Systems Engineer
18 49 (3.12%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (13.76%) .NET
2 126 (8.03%) HTML
2 126 (8.03%) ASP.NET
3 116 (7.39%) .NET Framework
4 93 (5.92%) WinForms
5 85 (5.41%) CSS
6 79 (5.03%) WCF
7 76 (4.84%) Web Services
8 68 (4.33%) HTML5
9 66 (4.20%) jQuery
10 59 (3.76%) WPF
11 54 (3.44%) XML
12 44 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (2.55%) PhoneGap
14 38 (2.42%) OpenGL
14 38 (2.42%) Ajax
15 31 (1.97%) REST
15 31 (1.97%) CSS3
16 27 (1.72%) JSON
17 26 (1.66%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 107 (6.82%) Blackberry
2 102 (6.50%) Clustering
3 98 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (4.33%) Management Information System
5 60 (3.82%) Mobile App
6 49 (3.12%) User Experience
7 39 (2.48%) Replication
8 38 (2.42%) 3D Graphics
9 35 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
10 31 (1.97%) NHS
11 27 (1.72%) Statistics
12 21 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
13 18 (1.15%) Social Media
13 18 (1.15%) iPhone
14 16 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
15 15 (0.96%) Social Network
15 15 (0.96%) Computer Science
16 10 (0.64%) Client/Server
17 9 (0.57%) Cryptography
17 9 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 411 (26.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 300 (19.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 290 (18.47%) Linux
4 260 (16.56%) UNIX
5 225 (14.33%) Windows 7
6 218 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 163 (10.38%) Windows XP
8 109 (6.94%) Windows 8
9 107 (6.82%) Android
10 89 (5.67%) Apple iOS
10 89 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (1.78%) AIX
12 23 (1.46%) Windows Vista
13 22 (1.40%) Solaris
14 18 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
15 12 (0.76%) Ubuntu
15 12 (0.76%) CentOS
15 12 (0.76%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.51%) Windows Phone
16 8 (0.51%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (21.46%) ITIL
2 183 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (9.17%) Service Delivery
4 132 (8.41%) OO
5 87 (5.54%) CRM
6 84 (5.35%) Project Management
7 82 (5.22%) MVC
8 81 (5.16%) Service Management
8 81 (5.16%) Mentoring
9 76 (4.84%) Change Control
10 71 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
11 70 (4.46%) Migration
12 69 (4.39%) Load Balancing
13 67 (4.27%) Problem Management
14 66 (4.20%) E-Commerce
15 60 (3.82%) Change Management
15 60 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
16 54 (3.44%) Incident Management
17 53 (3.38%) Business Continuity
18 52 (3.31%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 347 (22.10%) SQL
2 198 (12.61%) C#
3 132 (8.41%) PowerShell
4 130 (8.28%) JavaScript
5 113 (7.20%) Java
6 98 (6.24%) PHP
7 81 (5.16%) T-SQL
8 68 (4.33%) Perl
9 58 (3.69%) Bash Shell
10 47 (2.99%) VB
11 38 (2.42%) Shell Script
12 29 (1.85%) VB.NET
13 22 (1.40%) C
14 21 (1.34%) Python
14 21 (1.34%) Ruby
15 20 (1.27%) PL/SQL
16 19 (1.21%) Objective-C
17 14 (0.89%) C++
18 8 (0.51%) VB6
19 5 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 219 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 114 (7.26%) MCSE
3 110 (7.01%) Degree
4 87 (5.54%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (4.39%) MCP
5 69 (4.39%) CCNA
6 60 (3.82%) MCSA
7 54 (3.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 54 (3.44%) CCNP
8 40 (2.55%) Citrix Certification
8 40 (2.55%) MCITP
9 34 (2.17%) Security Cleared
10 33 (2.10%) MCTS
11 32 (2.04%) MCDST
12 30 (1.91%) CCA
13 28 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
14 24 (1.53%) SC Cleared
15 23 (1.46%) MCAD
15 23 (1.46%) MCSD
16 20 (1.27%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (11.46%) SLA
2 57 (3.63%) PCI DSS
3 32 (2.04%) QA
4 20 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.064%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.064%) Data Quality
System Software
1 650 (41.40%) Active Directory
2 317 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (7.90%) Hyper-V
4 117 (7.45%) XenApp
5 92 (5.86%) vSphere
6 66 (4.20%) VMware ESX
7 53 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
8 47 (2.99%) XenServer
9 31 (1.97%) Terminal Services
10 26 (1.66%) Microsoft App-V
11 22 (1.40%) VMware Server
12 21 (1.34%) XenDesktop
13 20 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
14 12 (0.76%) Firmware
15 11 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 9 (0.57%) MetaFrame
17 8 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 7 (0.45%) ProxySG
19 5 (0.32%) ISA Server
19 5 (0.32%) Samba
Systems Management
1 144 (9.17%) SCCM
2 66 (4.20%) SCOM
3 42 (2.68%) NetBackup
4 23 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 22 (1.40%) Nagios
6 19 (1.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 18 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 18 (1.15%) XenMobile
7 18 (1.15%) WSUS
8 16 (1.02%) Puppet
9 15 (0.96%) Opsview
10 12 (0.76%) SCDPM
10 12 (0.76%) Backup Exec
11 9 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (0.51%) Graphite
13 7 (0.45%) SCVMM
13 7 (0.45%) Cacti
13 7 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
14 6 (0.38%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 748 (47.64%) Microsoft
2 535 (34.08%) VMware
3 331 (21.08%) Citrix
4 240 (15.29%) Cisco
5 136 (8.66%) HP
6 113 (7.20%) Oracle
7 90 (5.73%) Symantec
7 90 (5.73%) Red Hat
8 67 (4.27%) NetApp
9 65 (4.14%) CheckPoint
10 56 (3.57%) Dell
11 46 (2.93%) Apple
12 41 (2.61%) EMC
13 35 (2.23%) CommVault
14 32 (2.04%) AppSense
15 29 (1.85%) SolarWinds
16 26 (1.66%) Sencha
17 25 (1.59%) IBM
18 24 (1.53%) Postini
19 23 (1.46%) F5
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus+OT+Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday