The first table below looks at the demand for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1067 836 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.42% 15.77% 17.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.48% 64.96% 68.00%
Number of salaries quoted 852 667 752
Average salary £33,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1889 1287 1378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.30% 24.28% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1455 1024 1080
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
England

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Yorkshire region.

Windows Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Windows
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
West Yorkshire +1 738 £33,000 +4.76% 87
South Yorkshire +3 172 £32,500 +6.55% 33
North Yorkshire -5 133 £32,000 +4.91% 21
East Yorkshire -3 31 £29,000 +17.17% 3
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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 1176 (50.89%) Microsoft
2 815 (35.27%) Active Directory
3 720 (31.16%) SQL Server
4 718 (31.07%) VMware
5 678 (29.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 612 (26.48%) MS Excel
7 529 (22.89%) VMware Infrastructure
8 521 (22.54%) SQL
9 458 (19.82%) Linux
10 452 (19.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 447 (19.34%) .NET
12 418 (18.09%) MS Exchange
13 414 (17.91%) ITIL
14 376 (16.27%) Citrix
15 362 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
16 354 (15.32%) Cisco
17 351 (15.19%) C#
18 330 (14.28%) SAN
19 316 (13.67%) TCP/IP
20 314 (13.59%) DNS
21 302 (13.07%) Windows Server 2012
22 300 (12.98%) UNIX
23 299 (12.94%) IIS
24 296 (12.81%) Firewall
25 283 (12.25%) MCSE
26 282 (12.20%) Windows 7
27 279 (12.07%) MS Office
28 278 (12.03%) Finance
29 262 (11.34%) ASP.NET
30 226 (9.78%) Web Services

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the 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
1 418 (18.09%) MS Exchange
2 299 (12.94%) IIS
3 194 (8.39%) SharePoint
4 138 (5.97%) Apache
5 134 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 118 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 113 (4.89%) Lync
8 74 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2003
9 73 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
10 55 (2.38%) Tomcat
11 51 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 29 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
13 27 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 24 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
15 22 (0.95%) WebLogic
16 20 (0.87%) CMS
17 18 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
18 17 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
19 13 (0.56%) Node.js
20 11 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 612 (26.48%) MS Excel
2 279 (12.07%) MS Office
3 28 (1.21%) MS Project
4 25 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.13%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.043%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 47 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.35%) Magento
3 5 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.22%) BASE24
3 5 (0.22%) CODA-Financials
3 5 (0.22%) Sage 1000
4 4 (0.17%) Line 500
5 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.087%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.087%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.043%) Epicor Tropos
7 1 (0.043%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.043%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 87 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (2.64%) Office 365
3 47 (2.03%) SaaS
4 17 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.17%) IaaS
7 3 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.13%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 330 (14.28%) SAN
2 316 (13.67%) TCP/IP
3 314 (13.59%) DNS
4 296 (12.81%) Firewall
5 169 (7.31%) Internet
6 162 (7.01%) LAN
7 158 (6.84%) DHCP
8 137 (5.93%) WAN
9 112 (4.85%) VPN
9 112 (4.85%) Cisco IOS
10 90 (3.89%) MPLS
11 85 (3.68%) BGP
12 84 (3.63%) OSPF
13 73 (3.16%) NAS
14 71 (3.07%) SMTP
15 69 (2.99%) EIGRP
16 45 (1.95%) NetScaler
17 43 (1.86%) VoIP
18 37 (1.60%) Network Security
19 33 (1.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 720 (31.16%) SQL Server
2 155 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 131 (5.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 88 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 81 (3.50%) MySQL
6 74 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 73 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 60 (2.60%) Relational Database
9 55 (2.38%) NoSQL
10 42 (1.82%) Oracle Database
11 40 (1.73%) RDBMS
12 27 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
13 18 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
15 14 (0.61%) Redis
16 13 (0.56%) DTS
17 11 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
18 10 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
19 8 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 94 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 70 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 51 (2.21%) NUnit
4 40 (1.73%) MSTest
5 32 (1.38%) Subversion
6 28 (1.21%) Rhino Mocks
6 28 (1.21%) Moq
7 25 (1.08%) TeamCity
8 19 (0.82%) Git (software)
9 18 (0.78%) Hudson
10 15 (0.65%) Jenkins
11 13 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 11 (0.48%) Maven
14 10 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
15 9 (0.39%) InstallShield
16 8 (0.35%) JIRA
16 8 (0.35%) SpecFlow
17 7 (0.30%) MSI
18 6 (0.26%) Toad
General
1 278 (12.03%) Finance
2 78 (3.38%) Banking
3 56 (2.42%) Retail
4 54 (2.34%) Legal
5 39 (1.69%) Telecoms
6 24 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 20 (0.87%) Marketing
8 18 (0.78%) Advertising
9 15 (0.65%) Military
9 15 (0.65%) Back Office
10 12 (0.52%) Electronics
11 9 (0.39%) Law
11 9 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.35%) Local Government
13 7 (0.30%) Publishing
13 7 (0.30%) French Language
14 6 (0.26%) Billing
15 5 (0.22%) Games
16 2 (0.087%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.087%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 413 (17.87%) Analyst
2 382 (16.53%) Developer
3 193 (8.35%) Support Analyst
4 186 (8.05%) Consultant
5 183 (7.92%) Support Engineer
6 181 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 155 (6.71%) .NET Developer
8 125 (5.41%) Administrator
9 110 (4.76%) IT Support
10 98 (4.24%) 2nd Line Support
10 98 (4.24%) Technical Support
11 96 (4.15%) Software Developer
12 88 (3.81%) C# Developer
13 76 (3.29%) DBA
14 75 (3.25%) Service Analyst
15 74 (3.20%) Technical Analyst
15 74 (3.20%) Service Desk Analyst
16 68 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
17 65 (2.81%) Team Leader
17 65 (2.81%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 447 (19.34%) .NET
2 262 (11.34%) ASP.NET
3 226 (9.78%) Web Services
4 194 (8.39%) XML
5 189 (8.18%) HTML
6 175 (7.57%) WCF
7 145 (6.27%) .NET Framework
8 143 (6.19%) jQuery
9 130 (5.63%) CSS
10 113 (4.89%) WinForms
11 103 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 103 (4.46%) WPF
12 84 (3.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 62 (2.68%) SOAP
13 62 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 46 (1.99%) WSDL
15 41 (1.77%) HTML5
16 39 (1.69%) Razor View Engine
17 38 (1.64%) Ajax
17 38 (1.64%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 171 (7.40%) Clustering
2 71 (3.07%) Management Information System
3 64 (2.77%) Blackberry
4 43 (1.86%) Computer Science
5 38 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
5 38 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 36 (1.56%) NHS
7 33 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 29 (1.25%) EqualLogic
9 28 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
10 25 (1.08%) iPhone
11 23 (1.00%) Mathematics
12 22 (0.95%) Tandem
13 20 (0.87%) Statistics
13 20 (0.87%) Fat Client
13 20 (0.87%) Thin Client
13 20 (0.87%) iPad
14 19 (0.82%) Replication
15 18 (0.78%) DTV
15 18 (0.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 678 (29.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 458 (19.82%) Linux
3 452 (19.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 302 (13.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 300 (12.98%) UNIX
6 282 (12.20%) Windows 7
7 216 (9.35%) Windows XP
8 159 (6.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 110 (4.76%) Windows 8
10 39 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
11 37 (1.60%) Solaris
12 36 (1.56%) Android
13 34 (1.47%) CentOS
14 25 (1.08%) Windows Vista
15 21 (0.91%) AIX
16 19 (0.82%) Ubuntu
17 15 (0.65%) Debian
18 11 (0.48%) Windows 2000
19 10 (0.43%) Fedora
19 10 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 414 (17.91%) ITIL
2 164 (7.10%) MVC
3 154 (6.66%) Problem Management
4 140 (6.06%) E-Commerce
5 133 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
6 132 (5.71%) Project Management
7 130 (5.63%) Service Delivery
8 127 (5.50%) Load Balancing
9 125 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
10 115 (4.98%) Scrum
10 115 (4.98%) TDD
11 109 (4.72%) Change Management
12 86 (3.72%) Disaster Recovery
13 84 (3.63%) Performance Tuning
14 81 (3.50%) Software Engineering
15 77 (3.33%) Change Control
16 70 (3.03%) Time Management
17 69 (2.99%) OO
18 68 (2.94%) Information Security
18 68 (2.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 521 (22.54%) SQL
2 351 (15.19%) C#
3 197 (8.52%) JavaScript
4 145 (6.27%) Java
5 144 (6.23%) T-SQL
6 136 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 131 (5.67%) Perl
8 100 (4.33%) Bash Shell
9 74 (3.20%) VB
10 59 (2.55%) PHP
11 58 (2.51%) VB.NET
12 55 (2.38%) C
13 54 (2.34%) C++
14 47 (2.03%) Python
15 42 (1.82%) Shell Script
16 39 (1.69%) VBScript
17 13 (0.56%) Embedded C
17 13 (0.56%) Embedded C++
17 13 (0.56%) VBA
17 13 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 362 (15.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 283 (12.25%) MCSE
3 197 (8.52%) Degree
4 167 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
5 144 (6.23%) CCNA
6 116 (5.02%) MCSA
7 111 (4.80%) MCITP
8 100 (4.33%) MCP
9 89 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 55 (2.38%) CCNP
11 52 (2.25%) Security Cleared
12 40 (1.73%) Citrix Certification
13 34 (1.47%) CCA
14 33 (1.43%) MCTS
14 33 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
15 26 (1.13%) CISSP
16 25 (1.08%) CCSA
17 22 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 21 (0.91%) CCSE
19 20 (0.87%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (7.96%) SLA
2 96 (4.15%) PCI DSS
3 57 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 48 (2.08%) QA
5 9 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.22%) ISO 8583
6 5 (0.22%) HL7
7 4 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.13%) COBIT
9 1 (0.043%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 815 (35.27%) Active Directory
2 529 (22.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 166 (7.18%) Hyper-V
4 158 (6.84%) vSphere
5 138 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
6 132 (5.71%) VMware ESX
7 89 (3.85%) XenApp
8 64 (2.77%) XenServer
9 47 (2.03%) XenDesktop
10 31 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
11 23 (1.00%) Terminal Services
11 23 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 16 (0.69%) Xen
13 15 (0.65%) UAG
13 15 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
14 13 (0.56%) Squid
15 11 (0.48%) vCloud
16 10 (0.43%) NDS
17 9 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
17 9 (0.39%) qmail
Systems Management
1 205 (8.87%) SCCM
2 63 (2.73%) SCOM
3 28 (1.21%) Backup Exec
4 26 (1.13%) Nagios
5 24 (1.04%) WSUS
6 23 (1.00%) NetBackup
7 20 (0.87%) SCVMM
8 19 (0.82%) Puppet
8 19 (0.82%) Opsview
9 16 (0.69%) SCDPM
10 14 (0.61%) Foglight
11 13 (0.56%) Plesk
12 12 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (0.43%) ZABBIX
14 8 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 7 (0.30%) XenMobile
15 7 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 7 (0.30%) Pingdom
15 7 (0.30%) AppDNA
15 7 (0.30%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1176 (50.89%) Microsoft
2 718 (31.07%) VMware
3 376 (16.27%) Citrix
4 354 (15.32%) Cisco
5 178 (7.70%) Red Hat
6 166 (7.18%) HP
7 159 (6.88%) Oracle
8 97 (4.20%) NetApp
9 70 (3.03%) IBM
10 60 (2.60%) EMC
11 54 (2.34%) Symantec
11 54 (2.34%) CheckPoint
12 53 (2.29%) Dell
13 32 (1.38%) CommVault
13 32 (1.38%) Juniper
13 32 (1.38%) Apple
14 29 (1.25%) Veeam
15 28 (1.21%) JBoss
16 26 (1.13%) AppSense
17 22 (0.95%) Veritas
West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Guaranteed Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: oncall + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary on application
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Yorkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: Yesterday