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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 729 746 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.95% 16.52% 15.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.95% 68.38% 61.72%
Number of salaries quoted 597 573 464
Average salary £34,000 £32,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +1.38%
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
1280 1091 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.25% 24.16% 24.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 809 746
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £33,361
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -2.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,500
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -1 479 £35,661 +9.72% 68
Bradford 0 74 £34,000 +21.42% 9
Wakefield +1 53 £30,000 -22.58% 8
Huddersfield +8 40 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Halifax 0 30 £40,000 +33.33%
Dewsbury - 10 £40,000 -
Wetherby -5 7 £22,000 +12.82% 1
Castleford +4 3 £27,500 -5.17%
Pontefract -1 3 £37,500 +127.27%
Pudsey - 2 - -
Liversedge - 2 £24,000 -
Keighley - 1 £42,500 -
Windows
Yorkshire

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 731 (48.16%) Microsoft
2 613 (40.38%) Active Directory
3 475 (31.29%) VMware
4 400 (26.35%) MS Excel
5 387 (25.49%) SQL Server
6 383 (25.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 345 (22.73%) ITIL
8 339 (22.33%) SQL
9 316 (20.82%) MS Exchange
10 300 (19.76%) VMware Infrastructure
11 288 (18.97%) Citrix
12 266 (17.52%) Linux
13 252 (16.60%) Windows Server 2003
14 229 (15.09%) UNIX
15 228 (15.02%) .NET
16 226 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
17 222 (14.62%) C#
18 220 (14.49%) SAN
19 216 (14.23%) Cisco
20 214 (14.10%) DNS
21 211 (13.90%) Windows Server 2012
22 201 (13.24%) Windows 7
23 200 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
24 168 (11.07%) Finance
25 165 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
26 160 (10.54%) Firewall
27 157 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
28 152 (10.01%) SLA
28 152 (10.01%) OO
29 151 (9.95%) JavaScript

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (20.82%) MS Exchange
2 165 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 122 (8.04%) IIS
4 112 (7.38%) SharePoint
5 72 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 71 (4.68%) Apache
7 68 (4.48%) Lync
8 61 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
9 40 (2.64%) SharePoint 2013
10 38 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 38 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
11 26 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 25 (1.65%) Tomcat
12 25 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
13 23 (1.52%) CMS
14 15 (0.99%) Kentico
14 15 (0.99%) nginx
15 12 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
16 10 (0.66%) WordPress
16 10 (0.66%) Node.js
Applications
1 400 (26.35%) MS Excel
2 137 (9.03%) MS Office
3 9 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.066%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 71 (4.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.40%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 4 (0.26%) BASE24
4 4 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.13%) VisionPLUS
6 2 (0.13%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (3.82%) Office 365
2 37 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
4 28 (1.84%) Amazon S3
5 15 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
6 10 (0.66%) PaaS
7 3 (0.20%) Route 53
8 1 (0.066%) IaaS
8 1 (0.066%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.066%) Heroku
8 1 (0.066%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.066%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 220 (14.49%) SAN
2 214 (14.10%) DNS
3 160 (10.54%) Firewall
4 118 (7.77%) LAN
5 117 (7.71%) Internet
6 112 (7.38%) DHCP
7 108 (7.11%) TCP/IP
8 99 (6.52%) WAN
9 73 (4.81%) VPN
10 65 (4.28%) NAS
11 55 (3.62%) Wireless
12 47 (3.10%) VoIP
12 47 (3.10%) SSL
13 44 (2.90%) Network Security
14 38 (2.50%) MPLS
15 32 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
16 31 (2.04%) Intranet
17 30 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
18 28 (1.84%) BGP
19 27 (1.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 387 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 157 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (5.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 67 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 66 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 66 (4.35%) MySQL
6 47 (3.10%) Oracle Database
7 46 (3.03%) RDBMS
8 44 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 37 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
11 22 (1.45%) Big Data
11 22 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
12 21 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
12 21 (1.38%) MongoDB
13 19 (1.25%) NoSQL
14 15 (0.99%) RavenDB
14 15 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 14 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
15 14 (0.92%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 78 (5.14%) Git (software)
2 65 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 62 (4.08%) Subversion
4 41 (2.70%) Moq
5 33 (2.17%) Visual Studio
6 32 (2.11%) JIRA
7 23 (1.52%) SoapUI
7 23 (1.52%) Jenkins
8 22 (1.45%) ReSharper
8 22 (1.45%) Xcode
9 20 (1.32%) MSTest
10 19 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
10 19 (1.25%) NUnit
11 15 (0.99%) LLBLGen Pro
12 10 (0.66%) Selenium
13 6 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (0.40%) Hudson
14 5 (0.33%) JUnit
14 5 (0.33%) ClearCase
14 5 (0.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 168 (11.07%) Finance
2 89 (5.86%) Retail
3 49 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 43 (2.83%) Legal
5 32 (2.11%) Banking
6 24 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 17 (1.12%) Marketing
8 12 (0.79%) Advertising
9 11 (0.72%) Law
10 9 (0.59%) Games
11 8 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.46%) Back Office
13 6 (0.40%) Automotive
14 4 (0.26%) Publishing
15 1 (0.066%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.066%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.066%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.066%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 363 (23.91%) Analyst
2 270 (17.79%) Developer
3 137 (9.03%) Support Analyst
4 129 (8.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 97 (6.39%) IT Support
6 95 (6.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 90 (5.93%) Service Analyst
8 87 (5.73%) Service Desk Analyst
9 84 (5.53%) Applications Support
10 82 (5.40%) Team Leader
11 74 (4.87%) Support Engineer
12 73 (4.81%) .NET Developer
13 70 (4.61%) Software Developer
14 59 (3.89%) Consultant
14 59 (3.89%) Technical Analyst
15 55 (3.62%) Administrator
16 54 (3.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 49 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
17 49 (3.23%) Architect
18 48 (3.16%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (15.02%) .NET
2 149 (9.82%) ASP.NET
3 147 (9.68%) HTML
4 118 (7.77%) .NET Framework
5 113 (7.44%) Web Services
6 111 (7.31%) CSS
7 94 (6.19%) WCF
8 93 (6.13%) WinForms
9 83 (5.47%) jQuery
9 83 (5.47%) HTML5
10 67 (4.41%) WPF
11 65 (4.28%) XML
12 50 (3.29%) Ajax
12 50 (3.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 46 (3.03%) CSS3
14 38 (2.50%) PhoneGap
15 37 (2.44%) JSON
15 37 (2.44%) OpenGL
16 36 (2.37%) REST
17 30 (1.98%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 108 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (6.72%) Blackberry
3 75 (4.94%) Clustering
4 72 (4.74%) Mobile App
5 67 (4.41%) Management Information System
6 47 (3.10%) User Experience
7 37 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
8 35 (2.31%) Replication
8 35 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (1.98%) NHS
10 22 (1.45%) Statistics
10 22 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
11 19 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
11 19 (1.25%) Social Network
12 17 (1.12%) Social Media
12 17 (1.12%) iPhone
13 12 (0.79%) Computer Science
13 12 (0.79%) Cryptography
14 10 (0.66%) Client/Server
14 10 (0.66%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 383 (25.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 266 (17.52%) Linux
3 252 (16.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 229 (15.09%) UNIX
5 211 (13.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 201 (13.24%) Windows 7
7 141 (9.29%) Windows XP
8 129 (8.50%) Android
9 111 (7.31%) Windows 8
10 99 (6.52%) Apple iOS
11 76 (5.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (1.91%) AIX
13 22 (1.45%) Solaris
13 22 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
14 15 (0.99%) Windows Vista
15 13 (0.86%) CentOS
16 11 (0.72%) Mac OS
17 10 (0.66%) Windows Phone
18 8 (0.53%) Mac OS X
19 7 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (22.73%) ITIL
2 200 (13.18%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (10.01%) OO
4 128 (8.43%) Service Delivery
5 111 (7.31%) MVC
6 94 (6.19%) CRM
7 86 (5.67%) Service Management
8 78 (5.14%) Project Management
9 77 (5.07%) Disaster Recovery
10 75 (4.94%) Mentoring
11 65 (4.28%) Migration
11 65 (4.28%) TDD
12 62 (4.08%) Problem Management
12 62 (4.08%) Change Control
13 60 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
14 58 (3.82%) Load Balancing
15 55 (3.62%) Change Management
16 53 (3.49%) Business Continuity
16 53 (3.49%) Continuous Integration
17 50 (3.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 339 (22.33%) SQL
2 222 (14.62%) C#
3 151 (9.95%) JavaScript
4 105 (6.92%) PHP
5 103 (6.79%) PowerShell
6 97 (6.39%) Java
7 91 (5.99%) T-SQL
8 52 (3.43%) Perl
9 40 (2.64%) VB
10 39 (2.57%) Bash Shell
11 37 (2.44%) Shell Script
12 33 (2.17%) VB.NET
13 26 (1.71%) Ruby
14 24 (1.58%) Objective-C
14 24 (1.58%) Python
14 24 (1.58%) C
15 19 (1.25%) C++
16 9 (0.59%) VBA
17 8 (0.53%) VB6
18 6 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 226 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 98 (6.46%) Degree
3 97 (6.39%) MCSE
4 83 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
5 78 (5.14%) MCP
6 66 (4.35%) CCNA
7 58 (3.82%) MCSA
8 49 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 45 (2.96%) CCNP
10 44 (2.90%) MCTS
11 38 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
12 35 (2.31%) MCITP
13 34 (2.24%) MCDST
14 32 (2.11%) CCA
15 28 (1.84%) MCAD
15 28 (1.84%) MCSD
16 25 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
16 25 (1.65%) Security Cleared
16 25 (1.65%) VCP4
17 19 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (10.01%) SLA
2 41 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 29 (1.91%) QA
4 23 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.066%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.066%) Data Quality
System Software
1 613 (40.38%) Active Directory
2 300 (19.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (7.91%) Hyper-V
4 106 (6.98%) XenApp
5 84 (5.53%) vSphere
6 69 (4.55%) VMware ESX
7 35 (2.31%) XenServer
8 33 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
9 28 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
10 25 (1.65%) Terminal Services
11 19 (1.25%) VMware Server
12 18 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
13 16 (1.05%) XenDesktop
14 12 (0.79%) Firmware
15 7 (0.46%) ProxySG
15 7 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 5 (0.33%) Samba
17 4 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 4 (0.26%) Xen
17 4 (0.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 144 (9.49%) SCCM
2 67 (4.41%) SCOM
3 43 (2.83%) NetBackup
4 32 (2.11%) Nagios
5 29 (1.91%) WSUS
6 27 (1.78%) Norton AntiVirus
7 19 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (1.19%) Puppet
9 17 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 16 (1.05%) XenMobile
10 16 (1.05%) Opsview
11 12 (0.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 11 (0.72%) SCDPM
13 9 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
13 9 (0.59%) Backup Exec
14 8 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
14 8 (0.53%) SCVMM
15 7 (0.46%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 7 (0.46%) Graphite
16 6 (0.40%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 731 (48.16%) Microsoft
2 475 (31.29%) VMware
3 288 (18.97%) Citrix
4 216 (14.23%) Cisco
5 147 (9.68%) HP
6 102 (6.72%) Oracle
7 87 (5.73%) Symantec
8 75 (4.94%) CheckPoint
9 72 (4.74%) Red Hat
10 61 (4.02%) NetApp
11 55 (3.62%) Apple
12 52 (3.43%) Dell
13 47 (3.10%) EMC
14 29 (1.91%) CommVault
15 28 (1.84%) IBM
16 24 (1.58%) Sencha
17 22 (1.45%) F5
18 20 (1.32%) Juniper
18 20 (1.32%) Postini
19 19 (1.25%) Facebook
Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 20 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum 23 days holiday, on call
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
LA International
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + fantastic Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Batley, West Yorkshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum c£20K + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£35-£40K + 10% Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 38,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday