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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1032 1159 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.12% 16.55% 15.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.02% 63.06% 61.25%
Number of salaries quoted 812 882 686
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
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
1810 1838 1453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.76% 26.25% 25.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1458 1334 1087
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 2 March 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 2 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
West Yorkshire -1 752 £34,000 +10.56% 96
South Yorkshire -2 151 £30,000 -7.69% 19
North Yorkshire -14 93 £34,500 -1.42% 24
East Yorkshire +2 24 £34,750 +65.47% 5
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1060 (47.96%) Microsoft
2 847 (38.33%) Active Directory
3 750 (33.94%) VMware
4 612 (27.69%) MS Excel
5 565 (25.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 533 (24.12%) SQL Server
7 531 (24.03%) SQL
8 483 (21.86%) ITIL
9 457 (20.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 453 (20.50%) MS Exchange
11 451 (20.41%) Citrix
12 393 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
13 391 (17.69%) Linux
14 356 (16.11%) Windows Server 2012
15 322 (14.57%) .NET
16 320 (14.48%) DNS
17 318 (14.39%) SAN
18 312 (14.12%) Windows 7
19 302 (13.67%) C#
20 298 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
21 289 (13.08%) UNIX
22 288 (13.03%) Cisco
23 271 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
24 254 (11.49%) MS Office
25 252 (11.40%) Finance
26 241 (10.90%) SLA
27 221 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
28 216 (9.77%) ASP.NET
29 209 (9.46%) Windows XP
30 208 (9.41%) Firewall

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 453 (20.50%) MS Exchange
2 221 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 164 (7.42%) IIS
4 154 (6.97%) SharePoint
5 119 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 98 (4.43%) Apache
7 96 (4.34%) Lync
8 87 (3.94%) Exchange Server 2013
9 57 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2003
10 54 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
11 46 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
12 44 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
12 44 (1.99%) Tomcat
13 39 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 31 (1.40%) CMS
15 25 (1.13%) JBoss
16 24 (1.09%) Node.js
17 18 (0.81%) WebLogic
18 17 (0.77%) nginx
18 17 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 612 (27.69%) MS Excel
2 254 (11.49%) MS Office
3 17 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.68%) MS Project
5 12 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.23%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.090%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.090%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 78 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (1.99%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 12 (0.54%) Pegasus Opera
5 11 (0.50%) SAP Business One
5 11 (0.50%) Sage 200
6 8 (0.36%) BASE24
7 6 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 4 (0.18%) MFGPRO
9 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.090%) VisionPLUS
10 2 (0.090%) Sentinel
11 1 (0.045%) Visualfiles
11 1 (0.045%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.045%) SAP R/3
11 1 (0.045%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.045%) Cerner Millennium
11 1 (0.045%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.045%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 93 (4.21%) Office 365
2 45 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (1.95%) SaaS
4 30 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (1.31%) Amazon S3
6 21 (0.95%) PaaS
6 21 (0.95%) IaaS
7 16 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.14%) Route 53
8 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.045%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.045%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.045%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 320 (14.48%) DNS
2 318 (14.39%) SAN
3 208 (9.41%) Firewall
4 194 (8.78%) DHCP
5 188 (8.51%) TCP/IP
6 179 (8.10%) LAN
7 156 (7.06%) WAN
8 141 (6.38%) Internet
9 102 (4.62%) VPN
10 84 (3.80%) Wireless
11 83 (3.76%) VoIP
12 75 (3.39%) NAS
13 51 (2.31%) Network Security
14 49 (2.22%) MPLS
15 47 (2.13%) Intranet
16 46 (2.08%) SSL
17 40 (1.81%) Cisco IOS
18 39 (1.76%) Unified Communications
19 37 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
20 33 (1.49%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 533 (24.12%) SQL Server
2 182 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 150 (6.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 101 (4.57%) MySQL
5 88 (3.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 87 (3.94%) Oracle Database
7 73 (3.30%) Relational Database
8 54 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 54 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 50 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 49 (2.22%) RDBMS
11 39 (1.76%) Oracle Database 10g
12 38 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
13 36 (1.63%) Oracle9i Database
14 29 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
15 28 (1.27%) MongoDB
16 24 (1.09%) NoSQL
17 23 (1.04%) Big Data
18 16 (0.72%) RavenDB
18 16 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 85 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 78 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 73 (3.30%) Subversion
4 54 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 46 (2.08%) Moq
6 40 (1.81%) NUnit
7 35 (1.58%) JIRA
8 32 (1.45%) Jenkins
9 24 (1.09%) MSTest
9 24 (1.09%) SoapUI
10 23 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
10 23 (1.04%) ReSharper
11 22 (1.00%) Xcode
11 22 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
12 17 (0.77%) Selenium
13 16 (0.72%) LLBLGen Pro
14 11 (0.50%) JUnit
15 9 (0.41%) Maven
15 9 (0.41%) CppUnit
16 7 (0.32%) Hudson
General
1 252 (11.40%) Finance
2 112 (5.07%) Retail
3 72 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 57 (2.58%) Legal
5 56 (2.53%) Banking
6 47 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 24 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 19 (0.86%) Marketing
9 15 (0.68%) Advertising
9 15 (0.68%) Law
10 13 (0.59%) Electronics
11 11 (0.50%) Military
12 10 (0.45%) Games
13 9 (0.41%) Back Office
14 7 (0.32%) Publishing
15 6 (0.27%) Automotive
16 1 (0.045%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.045%) Billing
16 1 (0.045%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.045%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 468 (21.18%) Analyst
2 376 (17.01%) Developer
3 191 (8.64%) Support Analyst
4 182 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 157 (7.10%) Support Engineer
6 144 (6.52%) IT Support
7 130 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 118 (5.34%) .NET Developer
9 107 (4.84%) Applications Support
9 107 (4.84%) Service Analyst
10 105 (4.75%) Consultant
11 104 (4.71%) Software Developer
12 103 (4.66%) Service Desk Analyst
13 100 (4.52%) Team Leader
14 79 (3.57%) Support Technician
15 74 (3.35%) Administrator
16 72 (3.26%) Architect
17 70 (3.17%) Technical Analyst
18 64 (2.90%) 3rd Line Support
19 62 (2.81%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (14.57%) .NET
2 216 (9.77%) ASP.NET
3 202 (9.14%) HTML
4 160 (7.24%) CSS
5 154 (6.97%) .NET Framework
6 144 (6.52%) Web Services
7 133 (6.02%) WCF
8 119 (5.38%) WinForms
9 117 (5.29%) jQuery
10 102 (4.62%) HTML5
11 97 (4.39%) XML
12 93 (4.21%) WPF
13 71 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 59 (2.67%) Ajax
15 55 (2.49%) REST
16 54 (2.44%) CSS3
17 49 (2.22%) Silverlight
18 48 (2.17%) JSON
19 47 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 40 (1.81%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 150 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (5.52%) Blackberry
3 112 (5.07%) Clustering
4 93 (4.21%) Management Information System
5 79 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 59 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
7 54 (2.44%) User Experience
8 52 (2.35%) Replication
9 40 (1.81%) 3D Graphics
10 35 (1.58%) NHS
11 33 (1.49%) Computer Science
12 31 (1.40%) Statistics
13 25 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
14 23 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
14 23 (1.04%) Xbox
15 21 (0.95%) Social Media
16 20 (0.90%) iPhone
17 19 (0.86%) Social Network
18 17 (0.77%) Fat Client
18 17 (0.77%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 565 (25.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 393 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 391 (17.69%) Linux
4 356 (16.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 312 (14.12%) Windows 7
6 289 (13.08%) UNIX
7 209 (9.46%) Windows XP
8 175 (7.92%) Windows 8
9 156 (7.06%) Android
10 110 (4.98%) Apple iOS
11 105 (4.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 46 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
13 38 (1.72%) Solaris
14 33 (1.49%) AIX
15 28 (1.27%) Windows Vista
16 15 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
17 13 (0.59%) CentOS
17 13 (0.59%) Mac OS
17 13 (0.59%) Windows 2000
18 9 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (21.86%) ITIL
2 271 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (9.14%) Service Delivery
4 192 (8.69%) OO
5 151 (6.83%) MVC
6 115 (5.20%) Project Management
7 109 (4.93%) CRM
8 105 (4.75%) Mentoring
9 101 (4.57%) Migration
10 96 (4.34%) Disaster Recovery
11 93 (4.21%) Service Management
12 92 (4.16%) Continuous Integration
13 90 (4.07%) Change Management
14 87 (3.94%) Problem Management
14 87 (3.94%) Change Control
15 77 (3.48%) Performance Tuning
16 73 (3.30%) Scrum
17 72 (3.26%) TDD
18 71 (3.21%) Load Balancing
19 69 (3.12%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 531 (24.03%) SQL
2 302 (13.67%) C#
3 205 (9.28%) JavaScript
4 154 (6.97%) PowerShell
5 130 (5.88%) PHP
6 118 (5.34%) Java
7 99 (4.48%) T-SQL
8 71 (3.21%) Perl
9 54 (2.44%) Shell Script
10 52 (2.35%) Bash Shell
11 47 (2.13%) VB
12 43 (1.95%) VB.NET
13 38 (1.72%) C++
14 34 (1.54%) C
14 34 (1.54%) PL/SQL
15 29 (1.31%) Python
16 28 (1.27%) Ruby
17 24 (1.09%) Objective-C
18 16 (0.72%) VBA
19 12 (0.54%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 298 (13.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 147 (6.65%) Degree
3 123 (5.57%) MCSE
4 102 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
5 97 (4.39%) MCP
6 80 (3.62%) MCSA
7 77 (3.48%) CCNA
8 63 (2.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 54 (2.44%) CCNP
10 52 (2.35%) MCITP
11 48 (2.17%) Security Cleared
11 48 (2.17%) MCTS
12 45 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
13 38 (1.72%) MCDST
14 37 (1.67%) SC Cleared
14 37 (1.67%) CCA
15 28 (1.27%) VCP4
16 27 (1.22%) MCAD
16 27 (1.22%) MCSD
16 27 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (10.90%) SLA
2 55 (2.49%) QA
3 52 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 49 (2.22%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.27%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.045%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.045%) Data Quality
System Software
1 847 (38.33%) Active Directory
2 457 (20.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 174 (7.87%) Hyper-V
4 163 (7.38%) XenApp
5 130 (5.88%) vSphere
6 104 (4.71%) VMware ESX
7 61 (2.76%) XenServer
8 57 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
9 43 (1.95%) XenDesktop
10 35 (1.58%) Microsoft App-V
11 28 (1.27%) Terminal Services
12 20 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
12 20 (0.90%) VMware Server
13 19 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 17 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 14 (0.63%) Firmware
16 13 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
17 8 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 7 (0.32%) ProxySG
18 7 (0.32%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 198 (8.96%) SCCM
2 106 (4.80%) SCOM
3 47 (2.13%) NetBackup
4 41 (1.86%) WSUS
5 35 (1.58%) Nagios
6 34 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 30 (1.36%) Puppet
8 25 (1.13%) SCVMM
9 23 (1.04%) Opsview
10 22 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
11 20 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 20 (0.90%) XenMobile
12 14 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 13 (0.59%) SCDPM
14 11 (0.50%) Backup Exec
15 10 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
16 9 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
17 8 (0.36%) Graphite
18 7 (0.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
18 7 (0.32%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1060 (47.96%) Microsoft
2 750 (33.94%) VMware
3 451 (20.41%) Citrix
4 288 (13.03%) Cisco
5 192 (8.69%) HP
6 169 (7.65%) Oracle
7 110 (4.98%) Red Hat
8 103 (4.66%) Symantec
9 86 (3.89%) NetApp
10 83 (3.76%) CheckPoint
11 82 (3.71%) Dell
12 70 (3.17%) EMC
13 68 (3.08%) Apple
14 50 (2.26%) IBM
15 46 (2.08%) CommVault
16 28 (1.27%) Sage
16 28 (1.27%) SolarWinds
17 26 (1.18%) Sencha
17 26 (1.18%) F5
17 26 (1.18%) Google
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hessle, North Humberside
Select Legal Systems
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
The Conservation Volunteers
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £18000 per annum + pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits, Pension, Training
Posted: 13 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 13 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum +bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Pension, Life Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston, Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £25k - £28k per annum + £1k bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34500 per annum + pension parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
WebAnyWhere
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Final Salary Pension
Posted: 3 days ago