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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1061 1154 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.04% 17.83% 15.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.71% 64.00% 60.47%
Number of salaries quoted 841 859 708
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,175 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
1871 1803 1457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.53% 27.85% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1505 1328 1132
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -2 762 £35,000 +11.11% 123
South Yorkshire +1 165 £30,000 -7.69% 21
North Yorkshire -9 109 £40,000 +14.28% 16
East Yorkshire -2 18 £27,500 +44.73% 5
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1044 (47.85%) Microsoft
2 842 (38.59%) Active Directory
3 766 (35.11%) VMware
4 630 (28.87%) MS Excel
5 579 (26.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 510 (23.37%) SQL
6 510 (23.37%) SQL Server
7 475 (21.77%) Citrix
8 469 (21.49%) ITIL
9 449 (20.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 429 (19.66%) MS Exchange
11 414 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 401 (18.38%) Linux
13 359 (16.45%) DNS
14 355 (16.27%) Windows Server 2012
15 320 (14.67%) SAN
15 320 (14.67%) Windows 7
16 314 (14.39%) Cisco
16 314 (14.39%) UNIX
17 303 (13.89%) .NET
18 300 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
19 273 (12.51%) C#
20 265 (12.14%) MS Office
21 257 (11.78%) SLA
22 254 (11.64%) Finance
23 253 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
24 217 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2010
25 214 (9.81%) Firewall
26 213 (9.76%) DHCP
27 211 (9.67%) Windows XP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 429 (19.66%) MS Exchange
2 217 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 172 (7.88%) IIS
4 157 (7.20%) SharePoint
5 124 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 114 (5.22%) Apache
7 93 (4.26%) Lync
8 84 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 66 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2003
10 49 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
11 45 (2.06%) Tomcat
12 44 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
13 43 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 41 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
15 26 (1.19%) Node.js
16 24 (1.10%) JBoss
17 23 (1.05%) CMS
18 22 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
19 20 (0.92%) WebLogic
20 17 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 630 (28.87%) MS Excel
2 265 (12.14%) MS Office
3 23 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.78%) MS Project
5 13 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.23%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.092%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.092%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 71 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.46%) Pegasus Opera
5 9 (0.41%) SAP Business One
5 9 (0.41%) Sage 200
6 8 (0.37%) BASE24
7 6 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 3 (0.14%) Cerner Millennium
8 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.14%) Sage 50
9 2 (0.092%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.092%) VisionPLUS
9 2 (0.092%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.046%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.046%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.046%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.046%) assyst
10 1 (0.046%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 91 (4.17%) Office 365
2 38 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (1.65%) SaaS
4 20 (0.92%) IaaS
4 20 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (0.87%) PaaS
6 15 (0.69%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.14%) Route 53
10 3 (0.14%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 359 (16.45%) DNS
2 320 (14.67%) SAN
3 214 (9.81%) Firewall
4 213 (9.76%) DHCP
5 197 (9.03%) TCP/IP
6 183 (8.39%) LAN
7 160 (7.33%) WAN
8 154 (7.06%) Internet
9 99 (4.54%) VPN
10 91 (4.17%) Wireless
11 76 (3.48%) NAS
12 73 (3.35%) VoIP
13 69 (3.16%) MPLS
14 58 (2.66%) Network Security
15 56 (2.57%) Cisco IOS
16 54 (2.47%) Intranet
17 52 (2.38%) OSPF
17 52 (2.38%) BGP
18 44 (2.02%) Unified Communications
19 43 (1.97%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 510 (23.37%) SQL Server
2 176 (8.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 137 (6.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 91 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 83 (3.80%) MySQL
6 81 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 63 (2.89%) Relational Database
8 56 (2.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 51 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 46 (2.11%) RDBMS
11 45 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
11 45 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 39 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
13 35 (1.60%) Oracle9i Database
14 25 (1.15%) MongoDB
15 19 (0.87%) NoSQL
16 18 (0.82%) Big Data
16 18 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
17 15 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
18 14 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 79 (3.62%) Git (software)
2 66 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 63 (2.89%) Subversion
4 56 (2.57%) Visual Studio
5 41 (1.88%) NUnit
6 40 (1.83%) JIRA
7 38 (1.74%) Moq
8 30 (1.37%) Jenkins
9 25 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
10 22 (1.01%) MSTest
11 20 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
12 19 (0.87%) ReSharper
12 19 (0.87%) SoapUI
13 17 (0.78%) Xcode
14 13 (0.60%) Maven
15 10 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
15 10 (0.46%) JUnit
16 9 (0.41%) Selenium
16 9 (0.41%) CppUnit
17 8 (0.37%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 254 (11.64%) Finance
2 100 (4.58%) Retail
3 68 (3.12%) Telecoms
4 53 (2.43%) Legal
5 44 (2.02%) Banking
6 35 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 18 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 17 (0.78%) Advertising
9 14 (0.64%) Marketing
9 14 (0.64%) Law
10 13 (0.60%) Games
10 13 (0.60%) Electronics
11 11 (0.50%) Military
12 8 (0.37%) Back Office
12 8 (0.37%) Publishing
13 4 (0.18%) Automotive
14 3 (0.14%) Online Betting
15 1 (0.046%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.046%) French Language
15 1 (0.046%) German Language
Job Titles
1 457 (20.94%) Analyst
2 346 (15.86%) Developer
3 196 (8.98%) Support Analyst
4 195 (8.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 164 (7.52%) Support Engineer
6 148 (6.78%) IT Support
7 131 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 112 (5.13%) .NET Developer
9 103 (4.72%) Service Analyst
10 100 (4.58%) Applications Support
11 99 (4.54%) Service Desk Analyst
12 98 (4.49%) Software Developer
13 93 (4.26%) Consultant
14 91 (4.17%) Team Leader
15 90 (4.12%) Support Technician
16 76 (3.48%) Architect
17 71 (3.25%) Technical Analyst
18 70 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
18 70 (3.21%) Administrator
19 65 (2.98%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (13.89%) .NET
2 191 (8.75%) ASP.NET
3 174 (7.97%) HTML
4 151 (6.92%) .NET Framework
5 132 (6.05%) CSS
6 117 (5.36%) WCF
7 115 (5.27%) WinForms
8 108 (4.95%) Web Services
9 94 (4.31%) jQuery
10 88 (4.03%) HTML5
11 84 (3.85%) WPF
12 82 (3.76%) XML
13 64 (2.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 50 (2.29%) Ajax
14 50 (2.29%) REST
15 45 (2.06%) Silverlight
16 40 (1.83%) CSS3
16 40 (1.83%) PhoneGap
17 38 (1.74%) JSON
17 38 (1.74%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 144 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (6.14%) Clustering
3 125 (5.73%) Blackberry
4 94 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 64 (2.93%) Mobile App
6 60 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
7 53 (2.43%) Replication
8 50 (2.29%) User Experience
9 40 (1.83%) 3D Graphics
10 39 (1.79%) Computer Science
11 34 (1.56%) Statistics
12 33 (1.51%) NHS
13 24 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
14 23 (1.05%) Xbox
15 21 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
15 21 (0.96%) Social Media
16 20 (0.92%) iPhone
17 16 (0.73%) Open Source
17 16 (0.73%) Fat Client
17 16 (0.73%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 579 (26.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 414 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
3 401 (18.38%) Linux
4 355 (16.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 320 (14.67%) Windows 7
6 314 (14.39%) UNIX
7 211 (9.67%) Windows XP
8 166 (7.61%) Windows 8
9 136 (6.23%) Android
10 113 (5.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 98 (4.49%) Apple iOS
12 41 (1.88%) Windows Mobile
13 37 (1.70%) Solaris
14 36 (1.65%) AIX
15 33 (1.51%) Windows Vista
16 21 (0.96%) Mac OS
16 21 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
17 19 (0.87%) Ubuntu
18 15 (0.69%) Windows 2000
19 13 (0.60%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (21.49%) ITIL
2 253 (11.59%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (9.26%) Service Delivery
4 174 (7.97%) OO
5 125 (5.73%) MVC
6 120 (5.50%) Project Management
7 113 (5.18%) Mentoring
8 100 (4.58%) CRM
9 96 (4.40%) Change Management
10 95 (4.35%) Change Control
11 94 (4.31%) Migration
12 93 (4.26%) Service Management
13 92 (4.22%) Problem Management
14 90 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
15 87 (3.99%) Continuous Integration
16 83 (3.80%) Performance Tuning
17 79 (3.62%) Load Balancing
18 72 (3.30%) E-Commerce
18 72 (3.30%) Scrum
19 65 (2.98%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 510 (23.37%) SQL
2 273 (12.51%) C#
3 184 (8.43%) JavaScript
4 169 (7.75%) PowerShell
5 129 (5.91%) Java
6 122 (5.59%) PHP
7 89 (4.08%) T-SQL
8 81 (3.71%) Perl
9 66 (3.02%) Bash Shell
10 58 (2.66%) Shell Script
11 52 (2.38%) VB
12 42 (1.92%) PL/SQL
13 34 (1.56%) VB.NET
13 34 (1.56%) C++
14 30 (1.37%) C
15 29 (1.33%) Ruby
16 27 (1.24%) Python
17 19 (0.87%) Objective-C
18 12 (0.55%) VBA
19 11 (0.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 300 (13.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 152 (6.97%) Degree
3 147 (6.74%) MCSE
4 107 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
5 96 (4.40%) MCP
6 81 (3.71%) CCNA
7 80 (3.67%) MCSA
8 68 (3.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 61 (2.80%) CCNP
10 55 (2.52%) MCITP
11 54 (2.47%) Security Cleared
12 46 (2.11%) Citrix Certification
13 40 (1.83%) MCTS
14 39 (1.79%) SC Cleared
15 37 (1.70%) MCDST
16 36 (1.65%) CCA
17 33 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
18 23 (1.05%) MCAD
18 23 (1.05%) MCSD
19 21 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (11.78%) SLA
2 64 (2.93%) PCI DSS
3 53 (2.43%) QA
4 45 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.27%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.092%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.046%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.046%) Data Quality
System Software
1 842 (38.59%) Active Directory
2 449 (20.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 172 (7.88%) XenApp
4 169 (7.75%) Hyper-V
5 130 (5.96%) vSphere
6 100 (4.58%) VMware ESX
7 75 (3.44%) XenServer
8 72 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
9 47 (2.15%) XenDesktop
10 34 (1.56%) Terminal Services
11 33 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
12 24 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
13 23 (1.05%) VMware Server
14 21 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 18 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 13 (0.60%) Firmware
16 13 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
17 9 (0.41%) MetaFrame
18 8 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 8 (0.37%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 190 (8.71%) SCCM
2 95 (4.35%) SCOM
3 44 (2.02%) NetBackup
4 33 (1.51%) WSUS
5 30 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
6 26 (1.19%) Nagios
7 25 (1.15%) Puppet
8 21 (0.96%) SCVMM
8 21 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (0.96%) Opsview
9 20 (0.92%) XenMobile
9 20 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 19 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 16 (0.73%) SCDPM
12 15 (0.69%) Backup Exec
13 10 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
14 8 (0.37%) Graphite
14 8 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
15 7 (0.32%) Data Guard
15 7 (0.32%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1044 (47.85%) Microsoft
2 766 (35.11%) VMware
3 475 (21.77%) Citrix
4 314 (14.39%) Cisco
5 171 (7.84%) HP
6 167 (7.65%) Oracle
7 122 (5.59%) Red Hat
8 101 (4.63%) Symantec
9 94 (4.31%) NetApp
10 78 (3.57%) Dell
11 72 (3.30%) CheckPoint
12 64 (2.93%) EMC
13 55 (2.52%) Apple
14 50 (2.29%) IBM
15 48 (2.20%) CommVault
16 34 (1.56%) AppSense
17 33 (1.51%) SolarWinds
18 30 (1.37%) Google
19 26 (1.19%) F5
19 26 (1.19%) Sencha
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus+OT+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago