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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 780 1056 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.44% 15.11% 17.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.78% 57.33% 64.17%
Number of salaries quoted 669 831 848
Average salary £35,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
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
1327 1842 1775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.16% 26.36% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 1479 1299
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -3 555 £38,000 +8.57% 79
North Yorkshire +10 117 £30,000 -25.00% 33
South Yorkshire -7 89 £38,000 +26.66% 20
East Yorkshire -6 14 £21,000 -27.58% 8
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 804 (47.35%) Microsoft
2 689 (40.58%) Active Directory
3 667 (39.28%) Windows Server
4 655 (38.57%) VMware
5 473 (27.86%) SQL Server
6 458 (26.97%) ITIL
7 446 (26.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 416 (24.50%) MS Excel
9 409 (24.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 389 (22.91%) Linux
11 341 (20.08%) SQL
12 324 (19.08%) Windows Server 2012
13 318 (18.73%) MS Exchange
14 259 (15.25%) SAN
15 246 (14.49%) Cisco
16 233 (13.72%) Citrix
16 233 (13.72%) Unix
17 225 (13.25%) MS Office
17 225 (13.25%) Windows 7
18 223 (13.13%) Finance
19 219 (12.90%) Oracle
20 217 (12.78%) .NET
21 210 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
22 207 (12.19%) DNS
23 206 (12.13%) HP
24 201 (11.84%) Firewall
25 193 (11.37%) vSphere
26 192 (11.31%) Microsoft Certification
26 192 (11.31%) Windows Server 2003
27 186 (10.95%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 318 (18.73%) MS Exchange
2 186 (10.95%) IIS
3 177 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 114 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 91 (5.36%) Lync
6 89 (5.24%) SharePoint
7 63 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 56 (3.30%) Apache
9 49 (2.89%) CloudStack
10 45 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
11 43 (2.53%) Tomcat
12 40 (2.36%) JBoss
13 37 (2.18%) CMS
14 32 (1.88%) WebSphere
15 23 (1.35%) WebLogic
16 18 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 18 (1.06%) Confluence
17 11 (0.65%) OpenStack
18 9 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
18 9 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 416 (24.50%) MS Excel
2 225 (13.25%) MS Office
3 18 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.059%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.059%) MS Project
5 1 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.35%) Magento
3 6 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.24%) Sage 50
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.12%) assyst
6 2 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.12%) Pegasus Opera
6 2 (0.12%) Primavera
6 2 (0.12%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.12%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.059%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.059%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.059%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.059%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 104 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (5.65%) Office 365
3 71 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (1.24%) SaaS
5 13 (0.77%) IaaS
6 5 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.18%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.059%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.059%) GitHub
8 1 (0.059%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 259 (15.25%) SAN
2 207 (12.19%) DNS
3 201 (11.84%) Firewall
4 182 (10.72%) TCP/IP
5 171 (10.07%) VPN
6 101 (5.95%) DHCP
7 100 (5.89%) Internet
8 80 (4.71%) NAS
9 74 (4.36%) LAN
10 69 (4.06%) WAN
11 67 (3.95%) VoIP
12 52 (3.06%) Network Security
13 37 (2.18%) Wireless
14 36 (2.12%) Unified Communications
15 27 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
16 26 (1.53%) SSL
17 22 (1.30%) VLAN
18 21 (1.24%) Telepresence
19 18 (1.06%) LDAP
20 15 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 473 (27.86%) SQL Server
2 127 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 108 (6.36%) MySQL
4 99 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 69 (4.06%) Relational Database
6 66 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 53 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 46 (2.71%) Oracle Database
9 45 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 44 (2.59%) RDBMS
11 38 (2.24%) Informix
12 29 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
13 28 (1.65%) MongoDB
14 24 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
15 22 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 19 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
18 16 (0.94%) Redis
19 14 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
20 13 (0.77%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 45 (2.65%) Jenkins
2 43 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (2.18%) JIRA
4 35 (2.06%) Git (software)
4 35 (2.06%) Subversion
5 29 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
6 22 (1.30%) Visual Studio
7 18 (1.06%) Selenium
8 15 (0.88%) TeamCity
9 12 (0.71%) Eclipse
9 12 (0.71%) NUnit
10 11 (0.65%) SoapUI
11 9 (0.53%) Cucumber
11 9 (0.53%) JUnit
12 8 (0.47%) HP UFT
12 8 (0.47%) JMeter
12 8 (0.47%) XMLUnit
13 7 (0.41%) Hudson
13 7 (0.41%) LoadRunner
13 7 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 223 (13.13%) Finance
2 58 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 55 (3.24%) Banking
4 54 (3.18%) Retail
5 50 (2.94%) Marketing
6 30 (1.77%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.18%) Back Office
8 15 (0.88%) Law
9 14 (0.82%) Games
10 11 (0.65%) French Language
10 11 (0.65%) Local Government
11 10 (0.59%) Legal
11 10 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.47%) Electronics
12 8 (0.47%) Publishing
13 3 (0.18%) Advertising
13 3 (0.18%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.12%) iGaming
15 1 (0.059%) Billing
Job Titles
1 370 (21.79%) Analyst
2 224 (13.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 174 (10.25%) Support Analyst
4 173 (10.19%) Developer
5 120 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support
6 104 (6.12%) Technical Support
7 103 (6.07%) Consultant
8 95 (5.59%) Service Analyst
9 92 (5.42%) Support Engineer
10 90 (5.30%) Service Desk Analyst
11 87 (5.12%) Administrator
12 86 (5.06%) IT Engineer
12 86 (5.06%) IT Support
13 83 (4.89%) Technical Analyst
13 83 (4.89%) Technical Engineer
14 76 (4.48%) IT Analyst
15 68 (4.00%) Applications Support
16 67 (3.95%) .NET Developer
17 66 (3.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 57 (3.36%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (12.78%) .NET
2 118 (6.95%) HTML
3 102 (6.01%) Web Services
4 83 (4.89%) XML
5 77 (4.53%) .NET Framework
6 73 (4.30%) CSS
7 60 (3.53%) ASP.NET
8 54 (3.18%) HTML5
9 49 (2.89%) jQuery
10 45 (2.65%) CSS3
10 45 (2.65%) SOAP
11 43 (2.53%) JSON
12 42 (2.47%) LAMP
13 38 (2.24%) RabbitMQ
14 35 (2.06%) REST
15 32 (1.88%) Ajax
16 30 (1.77%) ActiveMQ
17 29 (1.71%) Middleware
17 29 (1.71%) WinForms
18 28 (1.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 161 (9.48%) Data Centre
2 83 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 67 (3.95%) Clustering
5 62 (3.65%) Blackberry
6 60 (3.53%) Management Information System
7 33 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
7 33 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
8 31 (1.83%) Driving Licence
8 31 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
8 31 (1.83%) IBM XIV
9 27 (1.59%) N-Tier
10 26 (1.53%) Replication
11 24 (1.41%) NHS
11 24 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
12 21 (1.24%) PKI
13 16 (0.94%) HP Storage
13 16 (0.94%) Mobile App
14 15 (0.88%) Data Extraction
14 15 (0.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 667 (39.28%) Windows Server
2 409 (24.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 389 (22.91%) Linux
4 324 (19.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 233 (13.72%) Unix
6 225 (13.25%) Windows 7
7 192 (11.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 92 (5.42%) Windows XP
9 88 (5.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 77 (4.53%) Windows 8
11 73 (4.30%) Android
12 71 (4.18%) Apple iOS
13 25 (1.47%) Mac OS X
14 24 (1.41%) Debian
14 24 (1.41%) Windows Vista
15 23 (1.35%) Solaris
16 22 (1.30%) Windows Phone
17 20 (1.18%) CentOS
18 17 (1.00%) Windows 10
19 16 (0.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (26.97%) ITIL
2 210 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (7.77%) Service Delivery
4 95 (5.59%) Service Management
5 83 (4.89%) Load Balancing
6 79 (4.65%) DevOps
7 77 (4.53%) Information Security
7 77 (4.53%) Project Management
8 75 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
9 72 (4.24%) Configuration Management
9 72 (4.24%) High Availability
10 68 (4.00%) Migration
10 68 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
10 68 (4.00%) TDD
11 65 (3.83%) Mentoring
12 58 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 58 (3.42%) MVC
13 57 (3.36%) Presales
14 54 (3.18%) Incident Management
14 54 (3.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 341 (20.08%) SQL
2 133 (7.83%) PowerShell
3 114 (6.71%) JavaScript
4 112 (6.60%) Python
5 110 (6.48%) Java
6 103 (6.07%) C#
7 101 (5.95%) Bash Shell
8 99 (5.83%) Perl
9 74 (4.36%) Ruby
10 67 (3.95%) PHP
11 64 (3.77%) T-SQL
12 58 (3.42%) VB
13 37 (2.18%) Shell Script
14 13 (0.77%) VB.NET
15 12 (0.71%) C
16 11 (0.65%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.65%) VBA
17 8 (0.47%) Jython
18 7 (0.41%) C++
19 6 (0.35%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 192 (11.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 152 (8.95%) Degree
3 93 (5.48%) MCSE
4 85 (5.01%) Cisco Certification
5 82 (4.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 63 (3.71%) MCITP
7 60 (3.53%) Security Cleared
8 53 (3.12%) CCNA
9 42 (2.47%) MCP
10 41 (2.41%) CISSP
11 40 (2.36%) ISEB
12 36 (2.12%) CCNP
13 35 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 35 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
14 33 (1.94%) SC Cleared
15 31 (1.83%) CCIE
16 25 (1.47%) CCSP
16 25 (1.47%) MCSA
17 24 (1.41%) MCDST
18 23 (1.35%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (7.36%) SLA
2 29 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.47%) QA
4 22 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.94%) COBIT
6 6 (0.35%) ISO22301
7 3 (0.18%) HL7
7 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.059%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.059%) BS25999
9 1 (0.059%) FISMA
System Software
1 689 (40.58%) Active Directory
2 446 (26.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 193 (11.37%) vSphere
4 110 (6.48%) Hyper-V
5 73 (4.30%) VMware ESX
6 54 (3.18%) XenApp
7 46 (2.71%) Terminal Services
8 45 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
9 37 (2.18%) vCloud
10 21 (1.24%) Xen
11 17 (1.00%) XenServer
12 16 (0.94%) Terminal Server
13 12 (0.71%) VMware Server
14 11 (0.65%) Docker
15 10 (0.59%) KVM
15 10 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 9 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
17 8 (0.47%) XenDesktop
18 7 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 5 (0.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 98 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
2 96 (5.65%) SCCM
3 68 (4.00%) Puppet
4 59 (3.47%) Nagios
5 57 (3.36%) Opsview
6 53 (3.12%) Salt
7 50 (2.94%) SCOM
8 46 (2.71%) Cacti
9 39 (2.30%) Graphite
10 34 (2.00%) Grafana
11 31 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
12 28 (1.65%) FortiGate
13 27 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
14 26 (1.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 24 (1.41%) NetBackup
16 19 (1.12%) Ansible
17 18 (1.06%) HP Operations Orchestration
18 16 (0.94%) Tivoli
19 15 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
20 13 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 804 (47.35%) Microsoft
2 655 (38.57%) VMware
3 246 (14.49%) Cisco
4 233 (13.72%) Citrix
5 219 (12.90%) Oracle
6 206 (12.13%) HP
7 141 (8.30%) Red Hat
8 132 (7.77%) NetApp
9 95 (5.59%) Symantec
10 76 (4.48%) IBM
11 59 (3.47%) EMC
12 55 (3.24%) F5
13 47 (2.77%) CommVault
14 38 (2.24%) Dell
14 38 (2.24%) Dell Compellent
15 37 (2.18%) SolarWinds
15 37 (2.18%) Veeam
16 33 (1.94%) McAfee
17 25 (1.47%) Juniper
18 20 (1.18%) CheckPoint
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