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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 947 1212 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.42% 16.41% 16.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.75% 61.62% 62.36%
Number of salaries quoted 787 960 736
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,373
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +15.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
1612 1967 1501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.84% 26.63% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1491 1131
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,895 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.64% -1.61%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -1 654 £34,000 -2.85% 93
South Yorkshire -11 135 £35,000 - 23
North Yorkshire +1 119 £32,500 -7.14% 19
East Yorkshire -2 28 £32,000 +52.38% 3
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 953 (47.18%) Microsoft
2 824 (40.79%) Active Directory
3 696 (34.46%) VMware
4 526 (26.04%) MS Excel
5 525 (25.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 515 (25.50%) SQL Server
7 484 (23.96%) SQL
8 459 (22.72%) ITIL
9 439 (21.73%) MS Exchange
10 428 (21.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 383 (18.96%) Linux
12 367 (18.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 349 (17.28%) Citrix
14 346 (17.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 311 (15.40%) SAN
16 306 (15.15%) .NET
17 298 (14.75%) Windows 7
18 276 (13.66%) DNS
18 276 (13.66%) Microsoft Certification
19 266 (13.17%) C#
20 259 (12.82%) UNIX
21 254 (12.57%) MS Office
21 254 (12.57%) Cisco
22 235 (11.63%) SLA
23 233 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
24 220 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2010
25 213 (10.54%) ASP.NET
26 205 (10.15%) Finance
27 199 (9.85%) Firewall
28 186 (9.21%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 439 (21.73%) MS Exchange
2 220 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 166 (8.22%) IIS
4 135 (6.68%) SharePoint
5 107 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 103 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 102 (5.05%) Lync
8 59 (2.92%) Apache
9 56 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2003
10 51 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
11 41 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 35 (1.73%) Tomcat
13 33 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
14 31 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
15 27 (1.34%) WebSphere
16 24 (1.19%) CMS
17 18 (0.89%) JBoss
18 16 (0.79%) Node.js
19 13 (0.64%) IBM Notes
20 12 (0.59%) nginx
Applications
1 526 (26.04%) MS Excel
2 254 (12.57%) MS Office
3 20 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.35%) MS Project
6 5 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.25%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.099%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.099%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.050%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 55 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (1.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 17 (0.84%) Pegasus Opera
3 17 (0.84%) SAP Business One
3 17 (0.84%) Sage 200
4 15 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.20%) MFGPRO
5 4 (0.20%) BASE24
6 3 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 2 (0.099%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.099%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.099%) VisionPLUS
7 2 (0.099%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.050%) Primavera
8 1 (0.050%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.050%) Unica
8 1 (0.050%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.050%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 93 (4.60%) Office 365
2 43 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (2.08%) SaaS
4 25 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
5 21 (1.04%) Amazon S3
6 19 (0.94%) PaaS
7 12 (0.59%) IaaS
8 11 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.25%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.099%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.099%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.050%) Heroku
12 1 (0.050%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.050%) Route 53
12 1 (0.050%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.050%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.050%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 311 (15.40%) SAN
2 276 (13.66%) DNS
3 199 (9.85%) Firewall
4 182 (9.01%) DHCP
5 179 (8.86%) LAN
6 164 (8.12%) TCP/IP
7 162 (8.02%) WAN
8 134 (6.63%) Internet
9 125 (6.19%) VPN
10 103 (5.10%) VoIP
11 76 (3.76%) NAS
12 55 (2.72%) Wireless
13 53 (2.62%) Network Security
14 42 (2.08%) Unified Communications
15 39 (1.93%) SSL
16 35 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
17 33 (1.63%) Intranet
18 25 (1.24%) PBX
19 24 (1.19%) VLAN
19 24 (1.19%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 515 (25.50%) SQL Server
2 157 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 128 (6.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 84 (4.16%) MySQL
5 82 (4.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 63 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 62 (3.07%) Oracle Database
8 61 (3.02%) Relational Database
9 53 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 37 (1.83%) RDBMS
11 32 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
12 27 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
13 24 (1.19%) Big Data
14 23 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
15 22 (1.09%) Oracle9i Database
16 21 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 21 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
17 20 (0.99%) MongoDB
18 17 (0.84%) NoSQL
19 15 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 61 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 58 (2.87%) Visual Studio
3 55 (2.72%) Git (software)
4 51 (2.52%) Moq
5 41 (2.03%) NUnit
6 40 (1.98%) Subversion
7 28 (1.39%) MSTest
8 27 (1.34%) Rhino Mocks
9 25 (1.24%) SoapUI
10 24 (1.19%) ReSharper
11 18 (0.89%) Selenium
12 16 (0.79%) JIRA
12 16 (0.79%) Xcode
12 16 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
13 14 (0.69%) Jenkins
14 10 (0.50%) LLBLGen Pro
14 10 (0.50%) CppUnit
15 9 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
15 9 (0.45%) CocoaPods
16 7 (0.35%) JUnit
General
1 205 (10.15%) Finance
2 93 (4.60%) Retail
3 71 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 57 (2.82%) Legal
5 41 (2.03%) Banking
6 38 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 29 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 23 (1.14%) Marketing
9 17 (0.84%) Law
10 15 (0.74%) Back Office
11 13 (0.64%) Advertising
12 5 (0.25%) Games
12 5 (0.25%) Electronics
12 5 (0.25%) Automotive
13 3 (0.15%) Publishing
13 3 (0.15%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.099%) German Language
14 2 (0.099%) Military
15 1 (0.050%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.050%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 459 (22.72%) Analyst
2 351 (17.38%) Developer
3 179 (8.86%) Support Analyst
4 148 (7.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 128 (6.34%) IT Support
6 127 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
7 124 (6.14%) Support Engineer
8 114 (5.64%) .NET Developer
9 112 (5.54%) Service Analyst
9 112 (5.54%) Consultant
10 107 (5.30%) Service Desk Analyst
11 91 (4.50%) Applications Support
12 88 (4.36%) Software Developer
13 76 (3.76%) Team Leader
14 74 (3.66%) Technical Support
15 70 (3.47%) Administrator
16 69 (3.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 64 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
18 63 (3.12%) Technical Analyst
19 58 (2.87%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (15.15%) .NET
2 213 (10.54%) ASP.NET
3 186 (9.21%) HTML
4 179 (8.86%) Web Services
5 154 (7.62%) CSS
6 152 (7.52%) .NET Framework
7 119 (5.89%) XML
8 112 (5.54%) WCF
8 112 (5.54%) WinForms
9 102 (5.05%) HTML5
10 87 (4.31%) jQuery
11 82 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 79 (3.91%) WPF
13 46 (2.28%) Ajax
14 44 (2.18%) Entity Framework
15 43 (2.13%) REST
16 41 (2.03%) CSS3
16 41 (2.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 36 (1.78%) Silverlight
18 35 (1.73%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 129 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (5.40%) Blackberry
3 73 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 71 (3.51%) Clustering
5 63 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
6 58 (2.87%) Mobile App
7 55 (2.72%) Replication
8 48 (2.38%) User Experience
9 29 (1.44%) Private Cloud
10 28 (1.39%) NHS
11 27 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
12 23 (1.14%) 3D Graphics
12 23 (1.14%) Xbox
13 22 (1.09%) Computer Science
14 21 (1.04%) Client/Server
14 21 (1.04%) Social Network
15 20 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
15 20 (0.99%) Statistics
16 19 (0.94%) Thin Client
16 19 (0.94%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 525 (25.99%) Windows Server 2008
2 383 (18.96%) Linux
3 367 (18.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 346 (17.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 298 (14.75%) Windows 7
6 259 (12.82%) UNIX
7 172 (8.51%) Windows 8
8 160 (7.92%) Windows XP
9 149 (7.38%) Android
10 104 (5.15%) Apple iOS
11 98 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 42 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
13 31 (1.53%) Solaris
14 17 (0.84%) AIX
14 17 (0.84%) CentOS
15 13 (0.64%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.50%) Windows Phone
16 10 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (0.50%) Ubuntu
16 10 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (22.72%) ITIL
2 233 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (8.12%) Service Delivery
4 153 (7.57%) OO
5 151 (7.48%) MVC
6 104 (5.15%) Project Management
7 100 (4.95%) Mentoring
8 99 (4.90%) Service Management
9 97 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 94 (4.65%) Change Management
11 90 (4.46%) Migration
12 87 (4.31%) TDD
13 80 (3.96%) CRM
14 77 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
15 70 (3.47%) Problem Management
16 68 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
17 64 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
18 60 (2.97%) Unit Testing
19 59 (2.92%) Load Balancing
20 58 (2.87%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 484 (23.96%) SQL
2 266 (13.17%) C#
3 183 (9.06%) JavaScript
4 125 (6.19%) PowerShell
5 100 (4.95%) T-SQL
5 100 (4.95%) PHP
6 85 (4.21%) Java
7 59 (2.92%) VB.NET
8 47 (2.33%) VB
9 43 (2.13%) C++
10 40 (1.98%) Shell Script
11 36 (1.78%) Python
12 34 (1.68%) Perl
13 32 (1.58%) Ruby
14 26 (1.29%) C
15 25 (1.24%) PL/SQL
16 24 (1.19%) Bash Shell
17 20 (0.99%) Objective-C
18 13 (0.64%) VB6
19 12 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 276 (13.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 124 (6.14%) Degree
3 101 (5.00%) MCSE
4 83 (4.11%) MCP
5 74 (3.66%) MCSA
6 63 (3.12%) Cisco Certification
7 50 (2.48%) CCNA
8 44 (2.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 41 (2.03%) MCDST
10 40 (1.98%) Security Cleared
11 36 (1.78%) MCTS
12 34 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
12 34 (1.68%) ISEB
13 33 (1.63%) MCITP
14 26 (1.29%) SC Cleared
15 23 (1.14%) CCNP
16 21 (1.04%) ISTQB
17 18 (0.89%) MCAD
17 18 (0.89%) MCSD
17 18 (0.89%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (11.63%) SLA
2 46 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (1.93%) QA
4 24 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (1.04%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.099%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.050%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.050%) Data Quality
System Software
1 824 (40.79%) Active Directory
2 428 (21.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 170 (8.42%) Hyper-V
4 126 (6.24%) VMware ESX
5 125 (6.19%) vSphere
6 114 (5.64%) XenApp
7 44 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
8 37 (1.83%) Terminal Services
9 27 (1.34%) XenServer
10 22 (1.09%) XenDesktop
11 20 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 20 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
11 20 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
12 18 (0.89%) VMware Server
13 15 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 15 (0.74%) vCloud
14 14 (0.69%) Firmware
15 9 (0.45%) ISA Server
16 6 (0.30%) UAG
16 6 (0.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 173 (8.56%) SCCM
2 107 (5.30%) SCOM
3 42 (2.08%) NetBackup
4 32 (1.58%) Nagios
5 31 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 31 (1.53%) SCVMM
6 30 (1.49%) WSUS
7 20 (0.99%) vMotion
7 20 (0.99%) Puppet
8 18 (0.89%) Opsview
9 17 (0.84%) Backup Exec
9 17 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 16 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
10 16 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 13 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
11 13 (0.64%) SCDPM
12 7 (0.35%) Data Guard
13 6 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 5 (0.25%) MOM
Vendors
1 953 (47.18%) Microsoft
2 696 (34.46%) VMware
3 349 (17.28%) Citrix
4 254 (12.57%) Cisco
5 182 (9.01%) HP
6 133 (6.58%) Oracle
7 98 (4.85%) Red Hat
8 89 (4.41%) NetApp
9 87 (4.31%) CheckPoint
10 82 (4.06%) Symantec
11 76 (3.76%) Dell
12 62 (3.07%) EMC
13 60 (2.97%) Apple
14 52 (2.57%) IBM
15 50 (2.48%) CommVault
16 31 (1.53%) Juniper
17 30 (1.49%) Sage
18 29 (1.44%) Sophos
18 29 (1.44%) F5
19 25 (1.24%) SAP
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