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

Location
3 months to
22 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 939 1210 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.05% 17.02% 16.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.66% 61.86% 63.67%
Number of salaries quoted 790 977 733
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,950 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £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
1548 1956 1423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.17% 27.51% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1513 1109
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 22 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 22 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 -1 650 £34,000 -2.85% 78
North Yorkshire +1 137 £33,750 -2.87% 14
South Yorkshire -8 118 £38,000 +8.57% 19
East Yorkshire -7 20 £27,500 +12.24% 6
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 907 (45.49%) Microsoft
2 803 (40.27%) Active Directory
3 667 (33.45%) VMware
4 539 (27.03%) SQL Server
5 501 (25.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 496 (24.87%) MS Excel
7 474 (23.77%) SQL
8 455 (22.82%) ITIL
9 424 (21.26%) MS Exchange
10 422 (21.16%) VMware Infrastructure
11 393 (19.71%) Linux
12 364 (18.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 339 (17.00%) Citrix
14 333 (16.70%) .NET
15 319 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
16 286 (14.34%) SAN
17 282 (14.14%) C#
17 282 (14.14%) Windows 7
18 264 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
19 260 (13.04%) Cisco
19 260 (13.04%) DNS
20 247 (12.39%) MS Office
21 241 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
22 232 (11.63%) UNIX
23 231 (11.58%) ASP.NET
24 215 (10.78%) SLA
25 212 (10.63%) Exchange Server 2010
26 203 (10.18%) Finance
27 202 (10.13%) Web Services
28 194 (9.73%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 424 (21.26%) MS Exchange
2 212 (10.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 174 (8.73%) IIS
4 134 (6.72%) SharePoint
5 113 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 92 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 90 (4.51%) Lync
8 52 (2.61%) Apache
9 51 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 42 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
11 37 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 28 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
13 27 (1.35%) Tomcat
14 26 (1.30%) CMS
15 23 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
16 18 (0.90%) WebSphere
17 14 (0.70%) IBM Notes
18 12 (0.60%) JBoss
19 11 (0.55%) nginx
20 10 (0.50%) Kentico
Applications
1 496 (24.87%) MS Excel
2 247 (12.39%) MS Office
3 22 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.35%) MS Project
6 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.050%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 43 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (1.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 21 (1.05%) SAP Business One
4 20 (1.00%) Sage 200
4 20 (1.00%) Pegasus Opera
5 12 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.20%) MFGPRO
7 2 (0.10%) BASE24
7 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.10%) Line 500
8 1 (0.050%) Unica
8 1 (0.050%) assyst
8 1 (0.050%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.050%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.050%) VisionPLUS
8 1 (0.050%) Magento
8 1 (0.050%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.050%) Primavera
8 1 (0.050%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 89 (4.46%) Office 365
2 46 (2.31%) SaaS
3 42 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (1.00%) Amazon S3
6 16 (0.80%) PaaS
7 11 (0.55%) IaaS
8 10 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (0.30%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.050%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.050%) Heroku
10 1 (0.050%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 286 (14.34%) SAN
2 260 (13.04%) DNS
3 193 (9.68%) Firewall
4 179 (8.98%) DHCP
5 169 (8.48%) LAN
6 165 (8.27%) TCP/IP
7 152 (7.62%) WAN
8 131 (6.57%) VPN
9 123 (6.17%) Internet
10 103 (5.17%) VoIP
11 75 (3.76%) NAS
12 56 (2.81%) Network Security
13 52 (2.61%) Wireless
14 39 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
15 36 (1.81%) Unified Communications
16 33 (1.65%) SSL
17 29 (1.45%) Intranet
18 27 (1.35%) MPLS
19 26 (1.30%) Cisco IOS
20 24 (1.20%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 539 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 145 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 131 (6.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 88 (4.41%) MySQL
5 81 (4.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 76 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 61 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 53 (2.66%) Relational Database
9 52 (2.61%) Oracle Database
10 30 (1.50%) RDBMS
11 23 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
12 22 (1.10%) NoSQL
13 21 (1.05%) MongoDB
13 21 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 20 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
15 19 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
16 18 (0.90%) Big Data
17 17 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
18 15 (0.75%) Oracle9i Database
19 12 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 73 (3.66%) Visual Studio
2 63 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (2.51%) Moq
4 46 (2.31%) Git (software)
5 43 (2.16%) NUnit
6 34 (1.71%) Subversion
7 33 (1.65%) MSTest
8 32 (1.60%) Rhino Mocks
9 18 (0.90%) SoapUI
9 18 (0.90%) ReSharper
10 17 (0.85%) Selenium
11 16 (0.80%) Xcode
12 12 (0.60%) CppUnit
12 12 (0.60%) JIRA
12 12 (0.60%) Jenkins
13 11 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
14 10 (0.50%) LLBLGen Pro
15 9 (0.45%) CocoaPods
15 9 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
16 6 (0.30%) ClearQuest
General
1 203 (10.18%) Finance
2 92 (4.61%) Retail
3 69 (3.46%) Telecoms
4 53 (2.66%) Legal
5 42 (2.11%) Banking
6 36 (1.81%) Manufacturing
7 26 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 22 (1.10%) Marketing
9 15 (0.75%) Law
10 14 (0.70%) Back Office
11 10 (0.50%) Advertising
12 8 (0.40%) Games
13 5 (0.25%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.25%) Electronics
14 4 (0.20%) Automotive
15 2 (0.10%) Military
15 2 (0.10%) German Language
16 1 (0.050%) French Language
16 1 (0.050%) Polish Language
16 1 (0.050%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 447 (22.42%) Analyst
2 376 (18.86%) Developer
3 180 (9.03%) Support Analyst
4 165 (8.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 126 (6.32%) IT Support
6 124 (6.22%) 2nd Line Support
6 124 (6.22%) .NET Developer
7 116 (5.82%) Support Engineer
8 108 (5.42%) Service Analyst
9 105 (5.27%) Consultant
10 103 (5.17%) Service Desk Analyst
11 87 (4.36%) Software Developer
12 80 (4.01%) Technical Support
13 75 (3.76%) Applications Support
14 72 (3.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 69 (3.46%) Administrator
15 69 (3.46%) Team Leader
16 63 (3.16%) Systems Engineer
17 61 (3.06%) Technical Analyst
18 56 (2.81%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (16.70%) .NET
2 231 (11.58%) ASP.NET
3 202 (10.13%) Web Services
4 194 (9.73%) HTML
5 161 (8.07%) CSS
6 160 (8.02%) .NET Framework
7 133 (6.67%) XML
8 119 (5.97%) WCF
9 110 (5.52%) WinForms
10 103 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 102 (5.12%) HTML5
12 98 (4.91%) jQuery
13 82 (4.11%) WPF
14 57 (2.86%) Entity Framework
15 48 (2.41%) Ajax
16 44 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 38 (1.91%) REST
18 37 (1.86%) CSS3
19 36 (1.81%) JSON
20 34 (1.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 127 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (4.81%) Blackberry
3 68 (3.41%) Clustering
4 64 (3.21%) Management Information System
5 60 (3.01%) Mobile App
6 57 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
7 47 (2.36%) Replication
7 47 (2.36%) User Experience
8 32 (1.60%) Inversion of Control
9 27 (1.35%) NHS
10 25 (1.25%) Computer Science
11 24 (1.20%) Private Cloud
12 23 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
13 20 (1.00%) Client/Server
13 20 (1.00%) Social Network
14 19 (0.95%) Fat Client
14 19 (0.95%) Thin Client
15 18 (0.90%) Xbox
15 18 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
16 16 (0.80%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 501 (25.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 393 (19.71%) Linux
3 364 (18.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 319 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 282 (14.14%) Windows 7
6 232 (11.63%) UNIX
7 177 (8.88%) Windows 8
8 145 (7.27%) Android
9 143 (7.17%) Windows XP
10 101 (5.07%) Apple iOS
11 93 (4.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 42 (2.11%) Windows Mobile
13 21 (1.05%) CentOS
13 21 (1.05%) Solaris
14 19 (0.95%) AIX
15 12 (0.60%) Windows 2000
15 12 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
15 12 (0.60%) Mac OS
15 12 (0.60%) Windows Phone
16 10 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (22.82%) ITIL
2 241 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (9.13%) MVC
4 146 (7.32%) Service Delivery
5 141 (7.07%) OO
6 103 (5.17%) TDD
7 101 (5.07%) Mentoring
8 97 (4.86%) Project Management
9 96 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 91 (4.56%) Change Management
11 88 (4.41%) Service Management
12 85 (4.26%) Migration
13 76 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
14 64 (3.21%) CRM
14 64 (3.21%) Problem Management
15 63 (3.16%) Scrum
15 63 (3.16%) Continuous Improvement
16 60 (3.01%) Load Balancing
16 60 (3.01%) Unit Testing
17 53 (2.66%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 474 (23.77%) SQL
2 282 (14.14%) C#
3 193 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 130 (6.52%) PowerShell
5 95 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 90 (4.51%) PHP
7 84 (4.21%) Java
8 64 (3.21%) VB.NET
9 55 (2.76%) C++
10 45 (2.26%) VB
11 36 (1.81%) Python
12 30 (1.50%) Perl
13 28 (1.40%) Ruby
14 27 (1.35%) C
15 25 (1.25%) Shell Script
16 24 (1.20%) Bash Shell
17 23 (1.15%) Objective-C
18 21 (1.05%) PL/SQL
19 14 (0.70%) VBScript
20 12 (0.60%) VB6
Qualifications
1 264 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 127 (6.37%) Degree
3 87 (4.36%) MCSE
4 78 (3.91%) MCP
5 65 (3.26%) MCSA
6 64 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
7 51 (2.56%) CCNA
8 41 (2.06%) MCDST
9 40 (2.01%) Security Cleared
10 39 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 38 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
12 36 (1.81%) ISEB
13 32 (1.60%) MCTS
13 32 (1.60%) MCITP
14 27 (1.35%) CCNP
15 24 (1.20%) SC Cleared
16 19 (0.95%) ISTQB
17 17 (0.85%) CCA
17 17 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
18 16 (0.80%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (10.78%) SLA
2 38 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (1.35%) QA
4 23 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (1.00%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.050%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.050%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.050%) HL7
6 1 (0.050%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 803 (40.27%) Active Directory
2 422 (21.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 151 (7.57%) Hyper-V
4 119 (5.97%) XenApp
5 118 (5.92%) vSphere
6 111 (5.57%) VMware ESX
7 46 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
8 34 (1.71%) Terminal Services
9 32 (1.60%) XenServer
10 22 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 21 (1.05%) XenDesktop
11 21 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
12 20 (1.00%) vCloud
13 17 (0.85%) VMware Server
14 14 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
15 13 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 13 (0.65%) Firmware
16 7 (0.35%) ISA Server
17 6 (0.30%) NFS
17 6 (0.30%) UAG
Systems Management
1 161 (8.07%) SCCM
2 95 (4.76%) SCOM
3 35 (1.76%) NetBackup
4 29 (1.45%) Nagios
5 28 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 28 (1.40%) SCVMM
6 23 (1.15%) Puppet
7 22 (1.10%) WSUS
8 21 (1.05%) vMotion
9 19 (0.95%) Backup Exec
10 14 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 14 (0.70%) Opsview
11 12 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 10 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (0.40%) SCDPM
14 7 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
15 5 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (0.25%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 5 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 5 (0.25%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 907 (45.49%) Microsoft
2 667 (33.45%) VMware
3 339 (17.00%) Citrix
4 260 (13.04%) Cisco
5 174 (8.73%) HP
6 126 (6.32%) Oracle
7 100 (5.02%) Red Hat
8 88 (4.41%) NetApp
9 85 (4.26%) CheckPoint
10 68 (3.41%) Symantec
11 66 (3.31%) Dell
12 64 (3.21%) Apple
13 55 (2.76%) EMC
14 46 (2.31%) IBM
15 45 (2.26%) CommVault
16 35 (1.76%) Juniper
17 32 (1.60%) Sage
18 31 (1.55%) F5
19 28 (1.40%) SAP
20 24 (1.20%) Sophos
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
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Salary: £29000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call allowance
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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