The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1069 1078 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.50% 15.27% 15.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.63% 56.29% 64.79%
Number of salaries quoted 915 867 667
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Windows
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1680 1915 1281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.36% 27.12% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1409 1479 1024
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £45,350 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 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
West Yorkshire -3 710 £35,000 +6.06% 77
North Yorkshire 0 161 £36,000 +12.50% 18
South Yorkshire -1 152 £39,000 +16.41% 34
East Yorkshire -8 14 £26,750 -7.75% 6
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

1 852 (42.03%) Microsoft
2 759 (37.44%) Active Directory
3 712 (35.13%) VMware
4 567 (27.97%) SQL Server
5 488 (24.07%) SQL
6 478 (23.58%) ITIL
7 470 (23.19%) MS Excel
8 458 (22.59%) Linux
9 456 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 454 (22.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 402 (19.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 391 (19.29%) MS Exchange
13 344 (16.97%) .NET
14 322 (15.89%) Cisco
15 313 (15.44%) Citrix
16 269 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
17 268 (13.22%) SAN
18 264 (13.02%) DNS
19 263 (12.97%) C#
20 257 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
21 256 (12.63%) MS Office
22 250 (12.33%) Windows 7
23 244 (12.04%) Web Services
24 226 (11.15%) IIS
25 219 (10.80%) UNIX
26 217 (10.71%) Finance
27 215 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
28 211 (10.41%) ASP.NET
29 210 (10.36%) Firewall
30 200 (9.87%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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
1 391 (19.29%) MS Exchange
2 226 (11.15%) IIS
3 192 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 133 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 122 (6.02%) SharePoint
6 82 (4.05%) Lync
7 67 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 57 (2.81%) Apache
8 57 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2003
9 41 (2.02%) CMS
10 32 (1.58%) Tomcat
11 30 (1.48%) WebSphere
12 25 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
13 21 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 19 (0.94%) JBoss
15 14 (0.69%) IBM Notes
15 14 (0.69%) nginx
16 12 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (0.59%) Drupal
16 12 (0.59%) GlassFish
Applications
1 470 (23.19%) MS Excel
2 256 (12.63%) MS Office
3 31 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 25 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.39%) MS Project
6 2 (0.099%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.049%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 33 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 23 (1.13%) SAP Business One
4 18 (0.89%) Sage 200
4 18 (0.89%) Pegasus Opera
5 9 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.20%) MFGPRO
7 3 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.099%) Line 500
8 2 (0.099%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.049%) Magento
9 1 (0.049%) RMDS
9 1 (0.049%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.049%) assyst
9 1 (0.049%) Unica
9 1 (0.049%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.049%) Primavera
9 1 (0.049%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 89 (4.39%) Office 365
2 43 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.68%) SaaS
4 19 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (0.69%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (0.39%) Mimecast
8 6 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.20%) PaaS
10 2 (0.099%) IaaS
11 1 (0.049%) Heroku
11 1 (0.049%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.049%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 268 (13.22%) SAN
2 264 (13.02%) DNS
3 210 (10.36%) Firewall
4 190 (9.37%) WAN
5 185 (9.13%) LAN
6 180 (8.88%) TCP/IP
7 170 (8.39%) DHCP
8 144 (7.10%) VPN
9 126 (6.22%) Internet
10 112 (5.53%) VoIP
11 79 (3.90%) NAS
12 58 (2.86%) Wireless
13 53 (2.61%) Network Security
14 42 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
15 35 (1.73%) Cisco IOS
15 35 (1.73%) SSL
16 31 (1.53%) MPLS
17 28 (1.38%) Unified Communications
18 26 (1.28%) NetScaler
19 24 (1.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 567 (27.97%) SQL Server
2 106 (5.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 101 (4.98%) MySQL
4 97 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 93 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 73 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 57 (2.81%) Relational Database
8 55 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 29 (1.43%) Oracle Database
10 27 (1.33%) RDBMS
10 27 (1.33%) NoSQL
11 19 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (0.84%) MongoDB
13 15 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 14 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
15 13 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (0.64%) Informix
16 12 (0.59%) OLAP
17 11 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
17 11 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 84 (4.14%) Visual Studio
2 54 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (2.47%) Moq
4 45 (2.22%) NUnit
5 44 (2.17%) MSTest
6 42 (2.07%) Rhino Mocks
7 25 (1.23%) Selenium
8 23 (1.13%) Git (software)
9 19 (0.94%) Subversion
10 18 (0.89%) JIRA
11 17 (0.84%) TeamCity
12 16 (0.79%) Jenkins
13 13 (0.64%) HP UFT
14 12 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (0.49%) SoapUI
15 10 (0.49%) PowerBuilder
16 9 (0.44%) CppUnit
17 8 (0.39%) LLBLGen Pro
17 8 (0.39%) MSI
17 8 (0.39%) ReSharper
General
1 217 (10.71%) Finance
2 96 (4.74%) Retail
3 79 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 51 (2.52%) Banking
5 50 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 42 (2.07%) Legal
7 29 (1.43%) Marketing
7 29 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 27 (1.33%) Back Office
9 21 (1.04%) Law
10 19 (0.94%) Games
11 5 (0.25%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.25%) Electronics
12 4 (0.20%) Automotive
13 3 (0.15%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.099%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.049%) Avionics
15 1 (0.049%) Billing
15 1 (0.049%) German Language
15 1 (0.049%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 456 (22.50%) Analyst
2 361 (17.81%) Developer
3 188 (9.27%) Support Analyst
4 159 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 133 (6.56%) .NET Developer
6 115 (5.67%) IT Support
7 114 (5.62%) Support Engineer
8 104 (5.13%) Consultant
8 104 (5.13%) Administrator
9 102 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support
10 98 (4.83%) Service Analyst
11 97 (4.79%) Service Desk Analyst
12 87 (4.29%) Technical Support
13 81 (4.00%) Architect
14 72 (3.55%) Applications Support
15 70 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 66 (3.26%) Technical Analyst
17 62 (3.06%) Senior Developer
18 58 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
19 56 (2.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (16.97%) .NET
2 244 (12.04%) Web Services
3 211 (10.41%) ASP.NET
4 200 (9.87%) HTML
5 175 (8.63%) CSS
6 154 (7.60%) XML
7 141 (6.96%) .NET Framework
8 109 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 99 (4.88%) WCF
10 93 (4.59%) jQuery
11 92 (4.54%) HTML5
11 92 (4.54%) WinForms
12 68 (3.35%) WPF
13 58 (2.86%) Entity Framework
14 44 (2.17%) Ajax
15 43 (2.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 42 (2.07%) Spring.NET
16 42 (2.07%) Unity DI Container
16 42 (2.07%) Castle Windsor
16 42 (2.07%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 134 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (5.23%) Data Centre
3 60 (2.96%) Clustering
4 57 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
5 48 (2.37%) Management Information System
5 48 (2.37%) Blackberry
6 42 (2.07%) Inversion of Control
6 42 (2.07%) User Experience
7 37 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 34 (1.68%) Replication
8 34 (1.68%) Computer Science
9 31 (1.53%) NHS
10 28 (1.38%) Private Cloud
11 19 (0.94%) Statistics
11 19 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
11 19 (0.94%) iPhone
12 17 (0.84%) Client/Server
13 15 (0.74%) Cryptography
13 15 (0.74%) Online Banking
13 15 (0.74%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 458 (22.59%) Linux
2 454 (22.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 402 (19.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 269 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 250 (12.33%) Windows 7
6 219 (10.80%) UNIX
7 149 (7.35%) Windows 8
8 122 (6.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 120 (5.92%) Windows XP
10 116 (5.72%) Android
11 90 (4.44%) Apple iOS
12 46 (2.27%) Solaris
13 31 (1.53%) Windows Mobile
14 27 (1.33%) CentOS
15 26 (1.28%) Debian
16 25 (1.23%) AIX
17 21 (1.04%) Ubuntu
18 17 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
19 16 (0.79%) Windows Phone
19 16 (0.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (23.58%) ITIL
2 257 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (9.62%) MVC
4 145 (7.15%) TDD
5 136 (6.71%) Service Delivery
6 113 (5.57%) Project Management
7 107 (5.28%) Mentoring
8 96 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
9 92 (4.54%) OO
10 87 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
11 84 (4.14%) Service Management
12 76 (3.75%) Change Management
13 74 (3.65%) Migration
14 71 (3.50%) Scrum
14 71 (3.50%) Automated Testing
15 70 (3.45%) Load Balancing
16 68 (3.35%) SDLC
17 63 (3.11%) Unit Testing
18 57 (2.81%) CRM
18 57 (2.81%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 488 (24.07%) SQL
2 263 (12.97%) C#
3 183 (9.03%) JavaScript
4 143 (7.05%) PowerShell
5 124 (6.12%) Java
6 94 (4.64%) T-SQL
7 74 (3.65%) C++
8 68 (3.35%) Python
9 66 (3.26%) PHP
10 62 (3.06%) Perl
11 59 (2.91%) Bash Shell
12 58 (2.86%) VB.NET
13 47 (2.32%) VB
14 37 (1.83%) C
15 28 (1.38%) Ruby
16 23 (1.13%) VBScript
17 22 (1.09%) PL/SQL
18 20 (0.99%) Shell Script
19 18 (0.89%) Objective-C
20 10 (0.49%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 215 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 116 (5.72%) Degree
3 92 (4.54%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (3.75%) CCNA
5 61 (3.01%) MCSE
6 59 (2.91%) MCP
7 49 (2.42%) Security Cleared
8 47 (2.32%) MCSA
8 47 (2.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 44 (2.17%) ISEB
10 43 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
11 39 (1.92%) CCNP
12 28 (1.38%) MCDST
12 28 (1.38%) MCITP
13 26 (1.28%) SC Cleared
14 20 (0.99%) MCTS
15 17 (0.84%) ISTQB
16 16 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 15 (0.74%) A+ Certification
18 13 (0.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (8.09%) SLA
2 35 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 21 (1.04%) QA
5 16 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.35%) COBIT
7 2 (0.099%) BS25999
8 1 (0.049%) HL7
8 1 (0.049%) Solvency II
System Software
1 759 (37.44%) Active Directory
2 456 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 142 (7.01%) Hyper-V
4 141 (6.96%) vSphere
5 113 (5.57%) VMware ESX
6 107 (5.28%) XenApp
7 51 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
8 45 (2.22%) XenServer
9 31 (1.53%) Terminal Services
10 25 (1.23%) vCloud
11 23 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 20 (0.99%) XenDesktop
13 19 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 16 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
15 15 (0.74%) VMware Server
16 11 (0.54%) KVM
17 9 (0.44%) Xen
17 9 (0.44%) ISA Server
18 8 (0.39%) UAG
19 7 (0.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 146 (7.20%) SCCM
2 82 (4.05%) SCOM
3 44 (2.17%) Puppet
4 31 (1.53%) NetBackup
5 29 (1.43%) Backup Exec
6 27 (1.33%) WSUS
6 27 (1.33%) Nagios
7 23 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (1.04%) SCVMM
9 20 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
10 18 (0.89%) vMotion
11 9 (0.44%) Pingdom
12 8 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 7 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 6 (0.30%) Opsview
14 6 (0.30%) OpenView
14 6 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (0.25%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 5 (0.25%) TeamSite
15 5 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 852 (42.03%) Microsoft
2 712 (35.13%) VMware
3 322 (15.89%) Cisco
4 313 (15.44%) Citrix
5 190 (9.37%) HP
6 140 (6.91%) Oracle
7 137 (6.76%) Red Hat
8 122 (6.02%) NetApp
9 75 (3.70%) CheckPoint
10 62 (3.06%) EMC
11 61 (3.01%) IBM
12 60 (2.96%) Apple
13 54 (2.66%) Symantec
14 40 (1.97%) Dell
14 40 (1.97%) F5
15 35 (1.73%) SAP
15 35 (1.73%) Juniper
16 33 (1.63%) CommVault
17 30 (1.48%) Sage
18 27 (1.33%) Veeam
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26679 - £26680 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Learn Direct
Salary: Competitive basic up to £40,000 plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Rotherham Doncaster & South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
Salary: From £26,041 to £34,876 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £24k - 27k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £16,000 to £21,000 per annum 1st/2nd LINE SUPPORT ANALYST - IMMED
Posted: 10 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Health and on Call
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Dependent upon qualifications and experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + bonus, pension, cake, etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday