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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1065 862 971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.39% 16.16% 16.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.75% 63.34% 62.73%
Number of salaries quoted 829 702 761
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
1844 1361 1548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.92% 25.51% 26.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1383 1100 1227
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +1 763 £32,500 -7.14% 87
South Yorkshire -6 156 £36,000 +10.76% 32
North Yorkshire -2 121 £35,000 +16.66% 21
East Yorkshire +6 21 £29,000 +52.63% 7
Windows
England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1136 (49.56%) Microsoft
2 888 (38.74%) Active Directory
3 808 (35.25%) VMware
4 639 (27.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 632 (27.57%) MS Excel
6 614 (26.79%) SQL Server
7 555 (24.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 480 (20.94%) SQL
9 479 (20.90%) Citrix
10 459 (20.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 459 (20.03%) Linux
11 446 (19.46%) MS Exchange
12 430 (18.76%) ITIL
13 397 (17.32%) Cisco
14 379 (16.54%) .NET
15 363 (15.84%) DNS
16 341 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
17 330 (14.40%) UNIX
18 326 (14.22%) SAN
19 319 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
20 300 (13.09%) Windows 7
21 297 (12.96%) MS Office
22 296 (12.91%) C#
23 284 (12.39%) TCP/IP
24 283 (12.35%) Finance
25 269 (11.74%) Firewall
26 259 (11.30%) MCSE
27 238 (10.38%) IIS
28 227 (9.90%) Windows XP
29 210 (9.16%) ASP.NET

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 446 (19.46%) MS Exchange
2 238 (10.38%) IIS
3 171 (7.46%) SharePoint
4 160 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 152 (6.63%) Apache
6 122 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 105 (4.58%) Lync
8 89 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 72 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 38 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 37 (1.61%) Tomcat
12 33 (1.44%) Office Communications Server
13 32 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
14 25 (1.09%) CMS
15 23 (1.00%) WebLogic
16 21 (0.92%) Node.js
17 18 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
18 15 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
19 13 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
20 10 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 632 (27.57%) MS Excel
2 297 (12.96%) MS Office
3 26 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.87%) MS Project
5 16 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.044%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 37 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.35%) BASE24
2 8 (0.35%) Magento
3 7 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.22%) CODA-Financials
5 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.13%) Line 500
5 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.13%) Cerner Millennium
5 3 (0.13%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.087%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.087%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.044%) assyst
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.044%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.044%) Epicor Tropos
7 1 (0.044%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.044%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 78 (3.40%) Office 365
2 63 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (1.61%) SaaS
4 11 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
6 7 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.26%) Google Apps
7 6 (0.26%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 363 (15.84%) DNS
2 326 (14.22%) SAN
3 284 (12.39%) TCP/IP
4 269 (11.74%) Firewall
5 172 (7.50%) Internet
6 171 (7.46%) LAN
7 163 (7.11%) DHCP
8 154 (6.72%) WAN
9 135 (5.89%) Cisco IOS
10 122 (5.32%) MPLS
11 109 (4.76%) OSPF
11 109 (4.76%) BGP
12 106 (4.62%) VPN
13 89 (3.88%) SMTP
14 86 (3.75%) EIGRP
15 67 (2.92%) NAS
16 58 (2.53%) Network Security
17 47 (2.05%) Unified Communications
17 47 (2.05%) VoIP
18 45 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 614 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 145 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 123 (5.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 80 (3.49%) MySQL
5 76 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 66 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 64 (2.79%) Relational Database
8 60 (2.62%) Oracle Database
8 60 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 50 (2.18%) RDBMS
10 49 (2.14%) NoSQL
11 38 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
12 20 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 20 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
13 19 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
15 13 (0.57%) Redis
16 11 (0.48%) Oracle OWB
16 11 (0.48%) Oracle9i Database
17 9 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 66 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 51 (2.23%) Visual Studio
3 46 (2.01%) NUnit
4 34 (1.48%) MSTest
4 34 (1.48%) Git (software)
5 32 (1.40%) Subversion
6 29 (1.27%) TeamCity
7 24 (1.05%) Moq
8 23 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
8 23 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
9 22 (0.96%) JIRA
10 17 (0.74%) Jenkins
11 13 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
11 13 (0.57%) Hudson
12 11 (0.48%) Maven
13 7 (0.31%) Toad
14 6 (0.26%) MSI
14 6 (0.26%) InstallShield
14 6 (0.26%) AdminStudio
14 6 (0.26%) ReSharper
General
1 283 (12.35%) Finance
2 74 (3.23%) Banking
3 64 (2.79%) Retail
4 56 (2.44%) Legal
5 35 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 22 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 15 (0.65%) Advertising
7 15 (0.65%) Marketing
8 13 (0.57%) Law
9 12 (0.52%) Military
10 11 (0.48%) Games
11 10 (0.44%) Publishing
12 9 (0.39%) Back Office
12 9 (0.39%) Electronics
13 7 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.26%) Billing
15 4 (0.17%) French Language
16 3 (0.13%) Online Betting
17 2 (0.087%) Local Government
17 2 (0.087%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 486 (21.20%) Analyst
2 330 (14.40%) Developer
3 226 (9.86%) Support Analyst
4 216 (9.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 174 (7.59%) Support Engineer
6 148 (6.46%) Consultant
7 134 (5.85%) .NET Developer
8 129 (5.63%) IT Support
9 111 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
10 99 (4.32%) Administrator
10 99 (4.32%) Technical Support
11 84 (3.66%) Technical Analyst
12 81 (3.53%) Service Analyst
13 80 (3.49%) Service Desk Analyst
14 77 (3.36%) Team Leader
15 75 (3.27%) Software Developer
16 69 (3.01%) DBA
17 66 (2.88%) Applications Support
17 66 (2.88%) 3rd Line Support
17 66 (2.88%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (16.54%) .NET
2 210 (9.16%) ASP.NET
3 161 (7.02%) Web Services
4 158 (6.89%) HTML
5 150 (6.54%) XML
6 139 (6.06%) .NET Framework
7 133 (5.80%) WCF
8 113 (4.93%) jQuery
9 104 (4.54%) WinForms
10 102 (4.45%) CSS
11 95 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 91 (3.97%) WPF
13 67 (2.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 51 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 46 (2.01%) HTML5
16 43 (1.88%) SOAP
17 37 (1.61%) Application Packaging
18 36 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 35 (1.53%) Ajax
20 33 (1.44%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 193 (8.42%) Clustering
2 110 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (3.80%) Blackberry
4 67 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 45 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 37 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
7 34 (1.48%) iPhone
8 33 (1.44%) NHS
9 28 (1.22%) Statistics
10 27 (1.18%) Replication
10 27 (1.18%) Client/Server
11 26 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
12 24 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
13 23 (1.00%) EqualLogic
13 23 (1.00%) User Experience
14 22 (0.96%) iPad
15 20 (0.87%) Tandem
16 18 (0.79%) Mobile App
17 17 (0.74%) IBM XIV
18 14 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 639 (27.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 459 (20.03%) Linux
2 459 (20.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 330 (14.40%) UNIX
4 319 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 300 (13.09%) Windows 7
6 227 (9.90%) Windows XP
7 180 (7.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 124 (5.41%) Windows 8
9 48 (2.09%) Android
10 43 (1.88%) Windows 2000 Server
11 33 (1.44%) CentOS
12 32 (1.40%) Solaris
13 28 (1.22%) Windows Vista
14 23 (1.00%) Apple iOS
15 21 (0.92%) AIX
15 21 (0.92%) Ubuntu
16 19 (0.83%) Debian
17 14 (0.61%) Mac OS
18 11 (0.48%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (18.76%) ITIL
2 205 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (6.59%) MVC
4 144 (6.28%) E-Commerce
5 137 (5.98%) Problem Management
6 136 (5.93%) Load Balancing
7 134 (5.85%) Mentoring
8 128 (5.58%) Project Management
9 117 (5.10%) Service Delivery
10 115 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
11 111 (4.84%) Change Management
12 105 (4.58%) TDD
13 88 (3.84%) Scrum
14 85 (3.71%) Change Control
15 79 (3.45%) OO
16 73 (3.18%) Disaster Recovery
17 72 (3.14%) Performance Tuning
18 68 (2.97%) Information Security
19 63 (2.75%) Service Management
20 62 (2.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 480 (20.94%) SQL
2 296 (12.91%) C#
3 169 (7.37%) PowerShell
4 165 (7.20%) JavaScript
5 153 (6.68%) Java
6 138 (6.02%) Perl
7 114 (4.97%) Bash Shell
8 105 (4.58%) T-SQL
9 72 (3.14%) VB
10 64 (2.79%) PHP
11 51 (2.23%) C++
11 51 (2.23%) VB.NET
11 51 (2.23%) Shell Script
12 36 (1.57%) Python
12 36 (1.57%) C
13 31 (1.35%) PL/SQL
14 24 (1.05%) VBScript
15 16 (0.70%) VBA
16 13 (0.57%) Embedded C++
17 12 (0.52%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 341 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 259 (11.30%) MCSE
3 191 (8.33%) Degree
4 165 (7.20%) Cisco Certification
5 143 (6.24%) CCNA
6 110 (4.80%) MCSA
7 98 (4.28%) MCP
8 94 (4.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 94 (4.10%) MCITP
9 78 (3.40%) CCNP
10 58 (2.53%) Security Cleared
11 56 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
12 44 (1.92%) CCA
13 34 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
14 30 (1.31%) CISSP
15 29 (1.27%) MCTS
16 27 (1.18%) SC Cleared
17 24 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 24 (1.05%) CCSA
18 20 (0.87%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (8.68%) SLA
2 115 (5.02%) PCI DSS
3 46 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (1.35%) QA
5 8 (0.35%) ISO 8583
6 7 (0.31%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.22%) HL7
8 2 (0.087%) COBIT
8 2 (0.087%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.044%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 888 (38.74%) Active Directory
2 555 (24.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 169 (7.37%) Hyper-V
4 154 (6.72%) XenApp
5 139 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
6 137 (5.98%) vSphere
7 110 (4.80%) VMware ESX
8 84 (3.66%) XenServer
9 67 (2.92%) XenDesktop
10 36 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
11 26 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 25 (1.09%) Terminal Services
13 18 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
14 12 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 11 (0.48%) UAG
16 10 (0.44%) Xen
16 10 (0.44%) VMware Server
17 9 (0.39%) MetaFrame
17 9 (0.39%) Squid
18 7 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 205 (8.94%) SCCM
2 65 (2.84%) SCOM
3 30 (1.31%) NetBackup
3 30 (1.31%) Backup Exec
4 27 (1.18%) Nagios
5 25 (1.09%) WSUS
6 23 (1.00%) SCVMM
7 19 (0.83%) Opsview
8 17 (0.74%) Puppet
9 16 (0.70%) SCDPM
10 12 (0.52%) XenMobile
11 10 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (0.39%) AppDNA
12 9 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 9 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 8 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
14 7 (0.31%) Cacti
14 7 (0.31%) Sysprep
14 7 (0.31%) WMI
Vendors
1 1136 (49.56%) Microsoft
2 808 (35.25%) VMware
3 479 (20.90%) Citrix
4 397 (17.32%) Cisco
5 198 (8.64%) Red Hat
6 178 (7.77%) Oracle
7 148 (6.46%) HP
8 110 (4.80%) NetApp
9 66 (2.88%) Symantec
10 65 (2.84%) IBM
11 57 (2.49%) CheckPoint
12 50 (2.18%) Dell
13 48 (2.09%) EMC
14 45 (1.96%) AppSense
15 41 (1.79%) Apple
16 40 (1.75%) CommVault
17 31 (1.35%) Juniper
18 28 (1.22%) Veeam
19 26 (1.13%) SolarWinds
20 23 (1.00%) Veritas
York, North Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30500 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + Company Car + Profit Share + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago