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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 12 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1042 1140 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.46% 16.20% 16.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.15% 57.26% 64.05%
Number of salaries quoted 900 907 685
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1650 1991 1349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.47% 28.29% 25.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1393 1532 1061
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -3 709 £35,000 +2.94% 105
North Yorkshire +2 154 £35,000 +9.37% 18
South Yorkshire -6 145 £39,000 +23.96% 21
East Yorkshire -12 12 £27,500 -2.65% 5
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 891 (42.71%) Microsoft
2 787 (37.73%) Active Directory
3 730 (35.00%) VMware
4 597 (28.62%) SQL Server
5 503 (24.11%) ITIL
6 494 (23.68%) SQL
7 492 (23.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 477 (22.87%) MS Excel
9 458 (21.96%) VMware Infrastructure
10 445 (21.33%) Linux
11 418 (20.04%) MS Exchange
12 412 (19.75%) Windows Server 2012
13 347 (16.63%) .NET
13 347 (16.63%) Citrix
14 308 (14.77%) Cisco
15 300 (14.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 293 (14.05%) SAN
17 288 (13.81%) DNS
18 286 (13.71%) C#
19 265 (12.70%) MS Office
20 261 (12.51%) Windows 7
21 257 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
22 251 (12.03%) Web Services
23 242 (11.60%) Microsoft Certification
24 233 (11.17%) UNIX
25 232 (11.12%) ASP.NET
26 226 (10.83%) Finance
27 218 (10.45%) Firewall
28 208 (9.97%) IIS
29 206 (9.88%) HTML

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 418 (20.04%) MS Exchange
2 208 (9.97%) IIS
3 202 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 126 (6.04%) SharePoint
5 121 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 85 (4.07%) Lync
7 79 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 58 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
9 56 (2.68%) Apache
10 38 (1.82%) CMS
11 32 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 29 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
13 27 (1.29%) Tomcat
14 26 (1.25%) WebSphere
15 17 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
16 16 (0.77%) JBoss
17 15 (0.72%) nginx
18 14 (0.67%) IBM Notes
19 11 (0.53%) WordPress
19 11 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 477 (22.87%) MS Excel
2 265 (12.70%) MS Office
3 27 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 23 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.34%) MS Project
6 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 35 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 25 (1.20%) SAP Business One
4 20 (0.96%) Pegasus Opera
4 20 (0.96%) Sage 200
5 9 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.19%) MFGPRO
7 2 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.096%) Line 500
7 2 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.096%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.048%) Magento
8 1 (0.048%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.048%) Unica
8 1 (0.048%) Primavera
8 1 (0.048%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.048%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.048%) RMDS
8 1 (0.048%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.048%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 85 (4.07%) Office 365
2 44 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (1.97%) SaaS
4 25 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (0.96%) Amazon S3
7 10 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 9 (0.43%) PaaS
9 8 (0.38%) IaaS
10 7 (0.34%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.048%) Heroku
12 1 (0.048%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.048%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 293 (14.05%) SAN
2 288 (13.81%) DNS
3 218 (10.45%) Firewall
4 196 (9.40%) TCP/IP
5 190 (9.11%) LAN
6 189 (9.06%) WAN
7 185 (8.87%) DHCP
8 146 (7.00%) VPN
9 129 (6.18%) Internet
10 123 (5.90%) VoIP
11 80 (3.84%) NAS
12 59 (2.83%) Wireless
12 59 (2.83%) Network Security
13 43 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
14 40 (1.92%) SSL
15 36 (1.73%) Cisco IOS
16 32 (1.53%) MPLS
17 28 (1.34%) Unified Communications
18 26 (1.25%) Intranet
19 24 (1.15%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 597 (28.62%) SQL Server
2 126 (6.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 122 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 101 (4.84%) MySQL
5 88 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 77 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 65 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 54 (2.59%) Relational Database
9 36 (1.73%) Oracle Database
10 27 (1.29%) NoSQL
11 26 (1.25%) RDBMS
12 21 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 20 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
14 19 (0.91%) MongoDB
15 16 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 14 (0.67%) Oracle9i Database
18 13 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
19 11 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
19 11 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 83 (3.98%) Visual Studio
2 55 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (2.40%) Moq
4 47 (2.25%) NUnit
5 43 (2.06%) MSTest
6 41 (1.97%) Rhino Mocks
7 31 (1.49%) Git (software)
8 24 (1.15%) Subversion
9 22 (1.05%) Selenium
10 21 (1.01%) JIRA
11 14 (0.67%) HP UFT
12 11 (0.53%) SoapUI
12 11 (0.53%) Jenkins
13 10 (0.48%) LLBLGen Pro
13 10 (0.48%) Xcode
14 9 (0.43%) ReSharper
14 9 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
14 9 (0.43%) CppUnit
15 7 (0.34%) TeamCity
15 7 (0.34%) PowerBuilder
General
1 226 (10.83%) Finance
2 94 (4.51%) Retail
3 79 (3.79%) Telecoms
4 51 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 50 (2.40%) Legal
6 46 (2.21%) Banking
7 28 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 25 (1.20%) Marketing
9 19 (0.91%) Back Office
10 17 (0.81%) Games
11 13 (0.62%) Law
12 5 (0.24%) Advertising
12 5 (0.24%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.19%) Automotive
14 3 (0.14%) Electronics
15 2 (0.096%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.048%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.048%) Publishing
16 1 (0.048%) Billing
16 1 (0.048%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 485 (23.25%) Analyst
2 381 (18.26%) Developer
3 194 (9.30%) Support Analyst
4 161 (7.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 139 (6.66%) .NET Developer
6 126 (6.04%) IT Support
7 117 (5.61%) Support Engineer
8 114 (5.47%) 2nd Line Support
9 111 (5.32%) Service Analyst
10 108 (5.18%) Service Desk Analyst
11 107 (5.13%) Consultant
12 92 (4.41%) Administrator
13 87 (4.17%) Technical Support
14 79 (3.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 77 (3.69%) Applications Support
16 76 (3.64%) Architect
17 68 (3.26%) Technical Analyst
18 63 (3.02%) Software Developer
19 59 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
20 58 (2.78%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (16.63%) .NET
2 251 (12.03%) Web Services
3 232 (11.12%) ASP.NET
4 206 (9.88%) HTML
5 177 (8.49%) CSS
6 152 (7.29%) XML
6 152 (7.29%) .NET Framework
7 115 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 109 (5.23%) WCF
9 103 (4.94%) WinForms
10 101 (4.84%) jQuery
11 98 (4.70%) HTML5
12 76 (3.64%) WPF
13 63 (3.02%) Entity Framework
14 47 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 47 (2.25%) Ajax
15 41 (1.97%) Spring.NET
15 41 (1.97%) Unity DI Container
15 41 (1.97%) Castle Windsor
15 41 (1.97%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 137 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (5.90%) Data Centre
3 69 (3.31%) Clustering
4 68 (3.26%) Blackberry
5 61 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 58 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 46 (2.21%) Mobile App
7 46 (2.21%) User Experience
8 41 (1.97%) Inversion of Control
9 37 (1.77%) Replication
10 32 (1.53%) Computer Science
11 28 (1.34%) NHS
12 24 (1.15%) Private Cloud
13 20 (0.96%) Fat Client
13 20 (0.96%) Thin Client
14 19 (0.91%) iPhone
15 18 (0.86%) Client/Server
15 18 (0.86%) Statistics
16 17 (0.81%) Social Network
17 16 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 492 (23.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 445 (21.33%) Linux
3 412 (19.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 300 (14.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 261 (12.51%) Windows 7
6 233 (11.17%) UNIX
7 163 (7.81%) Windows 8
8 133 (6.38%) Windows XP
9 132 (6.33%) Android
10 119 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 97 (4.65%) Apple iOS
12 35 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
13 32 (1.53%) Solaris
14 26 (1.25%) CentOS
15 21 (1.01%) AIX
16 17 (0.81%) Debian
16 17 (0.81%) Windows Phone
17 16 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
18 15 (0.72%) Ubuntu
19 14 (0.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (24.11%) ITIL
2 257 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
3 205 (9.83%) MVC
4 142 (6.81%) TDD
5 141 (6.76%) Service Delivery
6 115 (5.51%) Project Management
7 110 (5.27%) OO
8 104 (4.99%) Mentoring
9 102 (4.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 92 (4.41%) Service Management
11 88 (4.22%) Continuous Integration
12 82 (3.93%) Change Management
13 75 (3.60%) Migration
14 73 (3.50%) SDLC
15 70 (3.36%) Scrum
16 68 (3.26%) Load Balancing
17 67 (3.21%) Unit Testing
18 66 (3.16%) Automated Testing
19 63 (3.02%) Problem Management
20 62 (2.97%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 494 (23.68%) SQL
2 286 (13.71%) C#
3 191 (9.16%) JavaScript
4 132 (6.33%) PowerShell
5 110 (5.27%) Java
6 94 (4.51%) T-SQL
7 74 (3.55%) PHP
8 69 (3.31%) C++
8 69 (3.31%) VB.NET
9 54 (2.59%) Python
10 48 (2.30%) Perl
11 47 (2.25%) VB
12 45 (2.16%) Bash Shell
13 35 (1.68%) C
14 27 (1.29%) Ruby
15 24 (1.15%) Shell Script
16 22 (1.05%) Objective-C
17 21 (1.01%) PL/SQL
18 18 (0.86%) VBScript
19 11 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 242 (11.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 120 (5.75%) Degree
3 87 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 72 (3.45%) CCNA
5 70 (3.36%) MCSE
6 69 (3.31%) MCP
7 60 (2.88%) MCSA
8 48 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
9 45 (2.16%) Security Cleared
10 44 (2.11%) ISEB
11 40 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 37 (1.77%) MCDST
13 36 (1.73%) CCNP
14 26 (1.25%) MCITP
15 25 (1.20%) SC Cleared
16 24 (1.15%) MCTS
17 19 (0.91%) ISTQB
18 15 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 15 (0.72%) A+ Certification
19 12 (0.58%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (9.01%) SLA
2 42 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 22 (1.05%) QA
5 17 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.29%) COBIT
7 2 (0.096%) BS25999
8 1 (0.048%) HL7
8 1 (0.048%) Solvency II
System Software
1 787 (37.73%) Active Directory
2 458 (21.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 148 (7.09%) Hyper-V
4 130 (6.23%) vSphere
5 120 (5.75%) XenApp
6 117 (5.61%) VMware ESX
7 51 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
8 48 (2.30%) XenServer
9 36 (1.73%) Terminal Services
10 23 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 23 (1.10%) vCloud
11 21 (1.01%) XenDesktop
11 21 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 17 (0.81%) VMware Server
13 15 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (0.48%) KVM
15 8 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (0.38%) Firmware
16 7 (0.34%) NFS
16 7 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 140 (6.71%) SCCM
2 86 (4.12%) SCOM
3 36 (1.73%) Puppet
4 30 (1.44%) NetBackup
4 30 (1.44%) Backup Exec
5 26 (1.25%) Nagios
6 25 (1.20%) WSUS
7 24 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
8 21 (1.01%) SCVMM
9 19 (0.91%) vMotion
10 12 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 10 (0.48%) Opsview
12 6 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 6 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (0.29%) OpenView
13 5 (0.24%) TeamSite
13 5 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (0.24%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 4 (0.19%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 891 (42.71%) Microsoft
2 730 (35.00%) VMware
3 347 (16.63%) Citrix
4 308 (14.77%) Cisco
5 182 (8.72%) HP
6 136 (6.52%) Oracle
7 131 (6.28%) Red Hat
8 112 (5.37%) NetApp
9 84 (4.03%) CheckPoint
10 66 (3.16%) Apple
11 65 (3.12%) EMC
12 57 (2.73%) Dell
13 54 (2.59%) Symantec
14 53 (2.54%) IBM
15 39 (1.87%) F5
16 37 (1.77%) CommVault
17 36 (1.73%) Juniper
18 35 (1.68%) SAP
19 34 (1.63%) Dell Compellent
20 33 (1.58%) Sage
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Posted: 53 minutes ago
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