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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1107 1090 903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.68% 17.58% 14.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.08% 62.90% 60.89%
Number of salaries quoted 896 820 729
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
1906 1733 1483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.99% 27.95% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1533 1308 1167
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £20,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -2 767 £35,000 +7.69% 70
South Yorkshire -1 176 £30,000 -7.69% 10
North Yorkshire -7 118 £36,000 +2.85% 23
East Yorkshire +11 34 £25,000 -20.00% 2
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1038 (48.19%) Microsoft
2 835 (38.77%) Active Directory
3 791 (36.72%) VMware
4 633 (29.39%) MS Excel
5 574 (26.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 500 (23.21%) SQL Server
7 497 (23.07%) SQL
8 472 (21.91%) Citrix
8 472 (21.91%) VMware Infrastructure
9 454 (21.08%) ITIL
10 426 (19.78%) MS Exchange
11 415 (19.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 394 (18.29%) Linux
13 365 (16.95%) DNS
14 348 (16.16%) Windows Server 2012
15 347 (16.11%) Cisco
16 315 (14.62%) SAN
17 312 (14.48%) UNIX
18 308 (14.30%) Windows 7
19 303 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
20 301 (13.97%) .NET
21 262 (12.16%) C#
22 253 (11.75%) MS Office
23 246 (11.42%) Finance
24 237 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
25 227 (10.54%) SLA
26 211 (9.80%) Firewall
27 202 (9.38%) Windows XP
28 198 (9.19%) TCP/IP
29 197 (9.15%) DHCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
1 426 (19.78%) MS Exchange
2 194 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 186 (8.64%) IIS
4 159 (7.38%) SharePoint
5 125 (5.80%) Apache
6 116 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 91 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 91 (4.22%) Lync
8 78 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2003
9 40 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
10 39 (1.81%) Tomcat
10 39 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
11 38 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 37 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
13 27 (1.25%) Node.js
14 24 (1.11%) CMS
15 22 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
16 19 (0.88%) WebLogic
16 19 (0.88%) JBoss
17 18 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 633 (29.39%) MS Excel
2 253 (11.75%) MS Office
3 23 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.93%) MS Project
5 15 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.23%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.093%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.093%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.093%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 62 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.37%) BASE24
5 6 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 5 (0.23%) Pegasus Opera
7 4 (0.19%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.19%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.14%) Sage 50
8 3 (0.14%) Cerner Millennium
9 2 (0.093%) Magento
9 2 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.093%) VisionPLUS
9 2 (0.093%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.046%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.046%) assyst
10 1 (0.046%) Sentinel
10 1 (0.046%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.046%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.046%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 90 (4.18%) Office 365
2 38 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.11%) SaaS
4 14 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (0.51%) IaaS
6 10 (0.46%) PaaS
7 9 (0.42%) Amazon S3
8 8 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.19%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 365 (16.95%) DNS
2 315 (14.62%) SAN
3 211 (9.80%) Firewall
4 198 (9.19%) TCP/IP
5 197 (9.15%) DHCP
6 176 (8.17%) LAN
7 155 (7.20%) WAN
8 148 (6.87%) Internet
9 89 (4.13%) VPN
10 87 (4.04%) MPLS
11 85 (3.95%) Wireless
12 76 (3.53%) Cisco IOS
13 70 (3.25%) OSPF
13 70 (3.25%) BGP
14 67 (3.11%) NAS
15 62 (2.88%) SMTP
16 59 (2.74%) VoIP
17 57 (2.65%) Network Security
18 53 (2.46%) EIGRP
19 45 (2.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 500 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 151 (7.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 114 (5.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 85 (3.95%) Oracle Database
5 75 (3.48%) MySQL
6 72 (3.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 66 (3.06%) Relational Database
8 56 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 49 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 49 (2.27%) RDBMS
10 48 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 47 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
12 34 (1.58%) Oracle Database 10g
13 31 (1.44%) Oracle9i Database
14 25 (1.16%) NoSQL
15 21 (0.97%) MongoDB
15 21 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
16 20 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 16 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
17 16 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 69 (3.20%) Git (software)
2 68 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 54 (2.51%) Subversion
4 53 (2.46%) Visual Studio
5 40 (1.86%) NUnit
6 38 (1.76%) JIRA
7 36 (1.67%) Moq
8 29 (1.35%) MSTest
8 29 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
9 28 (1.30%) Jenkins
10 20 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
11 17 (0.79%) SoapUI
11 17 (0.79%) ReSharper
12 13 (0.60%) TeamCity
13 12 (0.56%) Maven
13 12 (0.56%) JUnit
14 11 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
14 11 (0.51%) Selenium
15 10 (0.46%) Xcode
16 9 (0.42%) CppUnit
General
1 246 (11.42%) Finance
2 87 (4.04%) Retail
3 59 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 57 (2.65%) Legal
5 37 (1.72%) Banking
6 31 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 17 (0.79%) Marketing
8 16 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 15 (0.70%) Law
10 14 (0.65%) Advertising
11 13 (0.60%) Electronics
12 12 (0.56%) Games
13 11 (0.51%) Military
14 10 (0.46%) Publishing
15 9 (0.42%) Back Office
16 4 (0.19%) Automotive
17 3 (0.14%) Online Betting
18 1 (0.046%) Dutch Language
18 1 (0.046%) French Language
18 1 (0.046%) German Language
Job Titles
1 450 (20.89%) Analyst
2 320 (14.86%) Developer
3 205 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 202 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 172 (7.99%) Support Engineer
6 139 (6.45%) IT Support
7 114 (5.29%) 2nd Line Support
8 112 (5.20%) .NET Developer
9 95 (4.41%) Consultant
10 94 (4.36%) Applications Support
11 90 (4.18%) Service Analyst
12 87 (4.04%) Service Desk Analyst
13 85 (3.95%) Support Technician
14 81 (3.76%) Team Leader
15 80 (3.71%) Architect
16 79 (3.67%) Software Developer
17 75 (3.48%) Administrator
18 70 (3.25%) Technical Analyst
19 69 (3.20%) Systems Engineer
19 69 (3.20%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (13.97%) .NET
2 175 (8.12%) ASP.NET
3 163 (7.57%) HTML
4 147 (6.82%) .NET Framework
5 124 (5.76%) CSS
6 120 (5.57%) WinForms
7 115 (5.34%) WCF
8 89 (4.13%) jQuery
8 89 (4.13%) Web Services
9 85 (3.95%) XML
10 82 (3.81%) WPF
11 74 (3.44%) HTML5
12 68 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
13 44 (2.04%) REST
14 41 (1.90%) Ajax
15 40 (1.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 37 (1.72%) Silverlight
16 37 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 32 (1.49%) JSON
17 32 (1.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 152 (7.06%) Clustering
2 139 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (4.92%) Blackberry
4 86 (3.99%) Management Information System
5 52 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
6 51 (2.37%) Mobile App
7 49 (2.27%) Replication
8 41 (1.90%) User Experience
9 38 (1.76%) Computer Science
9 38 (1.76%) NHS
10 36 (1.67%) Statistics
11 30 (1.39%) 3D Graphics
12 27 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
13 21 (0.97%) iPhone
13 21 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
14 17 (0.79%) Social Media
14 17 (0.79%) Mathematics
15 14 (0.65%) Client/Server
15 14 (0.65%) iPad
16 13 (0.60%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 574 (26.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 415 (19.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 394 (18.29%) Linux
4 348 (16.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 312 (14.48%) UNIX
6 308 (14.30%) Windows 7
7 202 (9.38%) Windows XP
8 147 (6.82%) Windows 8
9 126 (5.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 104 (4.83%) Android
11 78 (3.62%) Apple iOS
12 43 (2.00%) Solaris
13 30 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
13 30 (1.39%) Windows Vista
13 30 (1.39%) AIX
14 28 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
15 22 (1.02%) Ubuntu
16 18 (0.84%) Mac OS
17 17 (0.79%) Windows 2000
18 14 (0.65%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 454 (21.08%) ITIL
2 237 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (8.40%) Service Delivery
4 148 (6.87%) OO
5 124 (5.76%) Mentoring
6 123 (5.71%) Project Management
7 122 (5.66%) MVC
8 103 (4.78%) Change Management
9 96 (4.46%) E-Commerce
9 96 (4.46%) Problem Management
9 96 (4.46%) Continuous Integration
10 94 (4.36%) Load Balancing
10 94 (4.36%) Migration
11 90 (4.18%) CRM
12 89 (4.13%) Performance Tuning
13 88 (4.09%) Service Management
14 82 (3.81%) Change Control
15 79 (3.67%) Scrum
16 76 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
17 70 (3.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 497 (23.07%) SQL
2 262 (12.16%) C#
3 177 (8.22%) JavaScript
4 166 (7.71%) PowerShell
5 135 (6.27%) Java
6 105 (4.87%) PHP
7 99 (4.60%) Perl
8 87 (4.04%) T-SQL
8 87 (4.04%) Bash Shell
9 68 (3.16%) VB
10 56 (2.60%) Shell Script
11 39 (1.81%) PL/SQL
12 38 (1.76%) C++
13 36 (1.67%) VB.NET
14 33 (1.53%) Python
15 27 (1.25%) C
16 26 (1.21%) Ruby
17 13 (0.60%) VBA
18 12 (0.56%) Objective-C
19 11 (0.51%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 303 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 172 (7.99%) MCSE
3 171 (7.94%) Degree
4 116 (5.39%) Cisco Certification
5 91 (4.22%) MCP
6 90 (4.18%) CCNA
7 80 (3.71%) MCSA
8 78 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 66 (3.06%) MCITP
10 64 (2.97%) CCNP
11 59 (2.74%) Security Cleared
12 44 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
13 38 (1.76%) SC Cleared
13 38 (1.76%) MCTS
14 33 (1.53%) CCA
15 30 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
16 25 (1.16%) MCDST
16 25 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 22 (1.02%) OCP
17 22 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (10.54%) SLA
2 80 (3.71%) PCI DSS
3 55 (2.55%) QA
4 38 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.28%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.093%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.046%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.046%) COBIT
8 1 (0.046%) HL7
8 1 (0.046%) Data Quality
System Software
1 835 (38.77%) Active Directory
2 472 (21.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 174 (8.08%) XenApp
4 159 (7.38%) Hyper-V
5 132 (6.13%) vSphere
6 92 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
7 91 (4.22%) VMware ESX
8 72 (3.34%) XenServer
9 53 (2.46%) XenDesktop
10 30 (1.39%) Terminal Services
11 28 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
12 26 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
13 22 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 19 (0.88%) VMware Server
15 16 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 13 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
17 12 (0.56%) Firmware
18 9 (0.42%) MetaFrame
19 8 (0.37%) ISA Server
19 8 (0.37%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 179 (8.31%) SCCM
2 81 (3.76%) SCOM
3 40 (1.86%) NetBackup
4 36 (1.67%) WSUS
5 26 (1.21%) Puppet
6 23 (1.07%) Backup Exec
7 22 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
7 22 (1.02%) XenMobile
8 21 (0.97%) Nagios
9 20 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 20 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
10 18 (0.84%) SCVMM
11 17 (0.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 15 (0.70%) Opsview
13 12 (0.56%) SCDPM
14 11 (0.51%) Graphite
15 10 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
16 8 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
17 7 (0.32%) Data Guard
17 7 (0.32%) Cacti
Vendors
1 1038 (48.19%) Microsoft
2 791 (36.72%) VMware
3 472 (21.91%) Citrix
4 347 (16.11%) Cisco
5 173 (8.03%) Oracle
6 163 (7.57%) HP
7 135 (6.27%) Red Hat
8 95 (4.41%) NetApp
9 94 (4.36%) Symantec
10 69 (3.20%) Dell
11 61 (2.83%) CheckPoint
12 59 (2.74%) EMC
13 56 (2.60%) IBM
14 54 (2.51%) Apple
15 41 (1.90%) AppSense
16 37 (1.72%) CommVault
17 32 (1.49%) SolarWinds
18 26 (1.21%) Google
19 24 (1.11%) Avaya
19 24 (1.11%) F5
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
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MPS
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Attractive salary plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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MPS
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Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £36000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Beneifts
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + on call and benefits
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Plus Benefits
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