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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 984 1031 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.65% 14.36% 15.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.81% 56.22% 62.41%
Number of salaries quoted 850 810 657
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,100 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
1592 1834 1309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.71% 25.54% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1319 1385 1051
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 August 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 August 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 -3 630 £35,000 +7.69% 92
North Yorkshire +2 164 £35,000 - 21
South Yorkshire -3 147 £36,250 +3.57% 15
East Yorkshire -4 14 £28,500 -6.55% 4
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 812 (41.77%) Microsoft
2 735 (37.81%) Active Directory
3 716 (36.83%) VMware
4 551 (28.34%) SQL Server
5 482 (24.79%) Linux
6 479 (24.64%) SQL
7 465 (23.92%) MS Excel
8 461 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 455 (23.41%) ITIL
10 432 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 393 (20.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 365 (18.78%) MS Exchange
13 333 (17.13%) Cisco
14 329 (16.92%) .NET
15 300 (15.43%) Citrix
16 284 (14.61%) DNS
17 272 (13.99%) SAN
18 267 (13.73%) MS Office
19 256 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
20 244 (12.55%) IIS
21 243 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
22 237 (12.19%) Windows 7
23 222 (11.42%) Firewall
24 221 (11.37%) C#
25 220 (11.32%) UNIX
26 218 (11.21%) Finance
27 212 (10.91%) Web Services
28 208 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
29 190 (9.77%) Exchange Server 2010
30 184 (9.47%) TCP/IP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 365 (18.78%) MS Exchange
2 244 (12.55%) IIS
3 190 (9.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 143 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 126 (6.48%) SharePoint
6 78 (4.01%) Lync
7 69 (3.55%) Apache
8 63 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 62 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
10 42 (2.16%) Tomcat
11 41 (2.11%) CMS
12 33 (1.70%) JBoss
13 31 (1.59%) WebSphere
14 27 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
15 20 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 16 (0.82%) Drupal
17 13 (0.67%) nginx
18 12 (0.62%) GlassFish
19 11 (0.57%) WordPress
19 11 (0.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 465 (23.92%) MS Excel
2 267 (13.73%) MS Office
3 36 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 25 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.41%) MS Project
6 2 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.051%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.051%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 26 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.13%) SAP Business One
3 18 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
4 16 (0.82%) Pegasus Opera
4 16 (0.82%) Sage 200
5 7 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.10%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.10%) Line 500
7 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.10%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.051%) Magento
8 1 (0.051%) Unica
8 1 (0.051%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.051%) RMDS
8 1 (0.051%) Primavera
8 1 (0.051%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.051%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 84 (4.32%) Office 365
2 37 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (1.49%) SaaS
4 7 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.31%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.051%) PaaS
7 1 (0.051%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 284 (14.61%) DNS
2 272 (13.99%) SAN
3 222 (11.42%) Firewall
4 184 (9.47%) TCP/IP
5 183 (9.41%) DHCP
6 177 (9.10%) WAN
7 167 (8.59%) LAN
8 155 (7.97%) VPN
9 116 (5.97%) Internet
10 98 (5.04%) VoIP
11 88 (4.53%) NAS
12 51 (2.62%) Wireless
13 49 (2.52%) Network Security
14 37 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
15 33 (1.70%) MPLS
15 33 (1.70%) NetScaler
16 32 (1.65%) Unified Communications
17 31 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
18 30 (1.54%) SSL
19 28 (1.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 551 (28.34%) SQL Server
2 103 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 91 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 89 (4.58%) MySQL
5 84 (4.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 72 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 62 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 52 (2.67%) Relational Database
9 29 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (1.39%) RDBMS
11 25 (1.29%) Oracle Database
12 22 (1.13%) NoSQL
13 18 (0.93%) DTS
13 18 (0.93%) Informix
14 16 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (0.77%) EDRMS
16 14 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (0.72%) OLAP
17 13 (0.67%) Riak
18 11 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 77 (3.96%) Visual Studio
2 42 (2.16%) NUnit
3 41 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (2.11%) MSTest
3 41 (2.11%) Moq
4 39 (2.01%) Rhino Mocks
5 33 (1.70%) Jenkins
6 32 (1.65%) TeamCity
7 23 (1.18%) Git (software)
7 23 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
8 21 (1.08%) JIRA
9 20 (1.03%) Subversion
10 18 (0.93%) Selenium
11 12 (0.62%) Hudson
12 10 (0.51%) PowerBuilder
13 9 (0.46%) CppUnit
14 8 (0.41%) MSI
14 8 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
15 7 (0.36%) HP UFT
16 6 (0.31%) ClearCase
General
1 218 (11.21%) Finance
2 82 (4.22%) Telecoms
3 80 (4.12%) Retail
4 47 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 41 (2.11%) Banking
6 36 (1.85%) Legal
7 29 (1.49%) Marketing
8 27 (1.39%) Back Office
9 23 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 23 (1.18%) Games
10 19 (0.98%) Law
11 8 (0.41%) Electronics
12 5 (0.26%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.15%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.10%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.10%) Automotive
15 1 (0.051%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.051%) French Language
15 1 (0.051%) German Language
15 1 (0.051%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 420 (21.60%) Analyst
2 327 (16.82%) Developer
3 178 (9.16%) Support Analyst
4 170 (8.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 118 (6.07%) .NET Developer
6 109 (5.61%) Administrator
6 109 (5.61%) Support Engineer
7 103 (5.30%) Consultant
8 100 (5.14%) IT Support
9 89 (4.58%) Service Analyst
10 88 (4.53%) 2nd Line Support
11 87 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
12 85 (4.37%) Architect
13 80 (4.12%) Technical Support
14 70 (3.60%) Senior Developer
15 65 (3.34%) Technical Analyst
16 63 (3.24%) Applications Support
17 62 (3.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 59 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
19 46 (2.37%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (16.92%) .NET
2 212 (10.91%) Web Services
3 176 (9.05%) HTML
3 176 (9.05%) ASP.NET
4 151 (7.77%) CSS
5 146 (7.51%) XML
6 125 (6.43%) .NET Framework
7 104 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 81 (4.17%) HTML5
8 81 (4.17%) WinForms
9 80 (4.12%) WCF
10 77 (3.96%) jQuery
11 55 (2.83%) WPF
12 52 (2.67%) Entity Framework
13 44 (2.26%) SOAP
14 40 (2.06%) Ninject
15 39 (2.01%) Castle Windsor
15 39 (2.01%) Unity DI Container
15 39 (2.01%) Spring.NET
16 38 (1.95%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 118 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (5.30%) Data Centre
3 60 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
4 57 (2.93%) Clustering
5 48 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 41 (2.11%) Blackberry
7 40 (2.06%) User Experience
7 40 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
8 33 (1.70%) Computer Science
9 31 (1.59%) Replication
10 27 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
11 24 (1.23%) NHS
12 23 (1.18%) Private Cloud
12 23 (1.18%) Mobile App
13 18 (0.93%) Statistics
14 16 (0.82%) iPhone
15 15 (0.77%) Fat Client
15 15 (0.77%) Tandem
15 15 (0.77%) Thin Client
15 15 (0.77%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 482 (24.79%) Linux
2 432 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 393 (20.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 243 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 237 (12.19%) Windows 7
6 220 (11.32%) UNIX
7 132 (6.79%) Windows 8
8 120 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 102 (5.25%) Android
10 98 (5.04%) Windows XP
11 93 (4.78%) Apple iOS
12 46 (2.37%) Solaris
13 36 (1.85%) Debian
14 27 (1.39%) AIX
14 27 (1.39%) CentOS
15 24 (1.23%) Ubuntu
16 23 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
17 20 (1.03%) Mac OS X
18 18 (0.93%) SUSE
19 17 (0.87%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (23.41%) ITIL
2 256 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (8.69%) MVC
4 132 (6.79%) TDD
5 130 (6.69%) Service Delivery
6 127 (6.53%) Project Management
7 112 (5.76%) Mentoring
8 91 (4.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 88 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
10 80 (4.12%) Load Balancing
11 79 (4.06%) Service Management
12 78 (4.01%) Change Management
13 74 (3.81%) Scrum
14 70 (3.60%) Migration
15 68 (3.50%) OO
16 66 (3.40%) Automated Testing
17 65 (3.34%) SDLC
18 64 (3.29%) DevOps
19 59 (3.03%) E-Commerce
20 54 (2.78%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 479 (24.64%) SQL
2 221 (11.37%) C#
3 165 (8.49%) JavaScript
4 157 (8.08%) PowerShell
5 144 (7.41%) Java
6 90 (4.63%) T-SQL
7 82 (4.22%) Python
8 75 (3.86%) Bash Shell
9 72 (3.70%) Perl
10 67 (3.45%) C++
11 61 (3.14%) PHP
12 47 (2.42%) VB
13 43 (2.21%) VB.NET
14 34 (1.75%) C
15 26 (1.34%) Ruby
16 22 (1.13%) Shell Script
17 21 (1.08%) VBScript
18 20 (1.03%) PL/SQL
19 12 (0.62%) Objective-C
20 11 (0.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 208 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 112 (5.76%) Degree
3 103 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
4 80 (4.12%) CCNA
5 78 (4.01%) MCSE
6 65 (3.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 46 (2.37%) Security Cleared
7 46 (2.37%) CCNP
8 45 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
9 44 (2.26%) MCP
9 44 (2.26%) ISEB
10 41 (2.11%) MCITP
11 39 (2.01%) MCSA
12 27 (1.39%) MCDST
13 22 (1.13%) SC Cleared
14 16 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 16 (0.82%) A+ Certification
15 15 (0.77%) CCSP
16 14 (0.72%) CISSP
16 14 (0.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (8.18%) SLA
2 33 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (1.39%) PCI DSS
4 24 (1.23%) QA
5 11 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.41%) COBIT
7 4 (0.21%) HL7
8 3 (0.15%) BS25999
9 1 (0.051%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.051%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.051%) Solvency II
System Software
1 735 (37.81%) Active Directory
2 461 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 175 (9.00%) vSphere
4 122 (6.28%) Hyper-V
5 118 (6.07%) VMware ESX
6 103 (5.30%) XenApp
7 58 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
8 45 (2.31%) XenServer
9 39 (2.01%) vCloud
10 37 (1.90%) Terminal Services
11 24 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
12 21 (1.08%) XenDesktop
13 19 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
14 15 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 12 (0.62%) VMware Server
15 12 (0.62%) KVM
16 10 (0.51%) qmail
17 9 (0.46%) ISA Server
18 8 (0.41%) UAG
19 5 (0.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 127 (6.53%) SCCM
2 67 (3.45%) SCOM
3 55 (2.83%) Puppet
4 36 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
5 31 (1.59%) NetBackup
6 30 (1.54%) Backup Exec
7 24 (1.23%) Nagios
8 18 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
8 18 (0.93%) WSUS
9 16 (0.82%) vMotion
10 15 (0.77%) SCVMM
11 14 (0.72%) Pingdom
12 12 (0.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 11 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
14 9 (0.46%) Opsview
15 8 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
16 7 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 7 (0.36%) DameWare
17 6 (0.31%) Cacti
18 5 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 812 (41.77%) Microsoft
2 716 (36.83%) VMware
3 333 (17.13%) Cisco
4 300 (15.43%) Citrix
5 170 (8.74%) HP
6 143 (7.36%) Red Hat
7 142 (7.30%) NetApp
8 136 (7.00%) Oracle
9 69 (3.55%) IBM
10 66 (3.40%) EMC
11 64 (3.29%) CheckPoint
12 58 (2.98%) Symantec
13 44 (2.26%) F5
14 43 (2.21%) Apple
15 36 (1.85%) CommVault
16 34 (1.75%) SAP
16 34 (1.75%) Veeam
17 31 (1.59%) Dell
18 29 (1.49%) Juniper
19 23 (1.18%) Dell Compellent
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + car allowance + 17.5% bonus + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Send
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + car allowance + 17.5% bonus + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lockheed Martin
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
VIQU
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + training, excellent progression!
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Attractive Salary and Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday