Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 10 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 554 816 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.22% 14.94% 13.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.47% 73.12% 54.44%
Number of salaries quoted 482 717 804
Leeds median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% -4.61%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £56,125 £55,000 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +4.17% +2.86%

Windows is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 964 1116 1690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.53% 20.43% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 827 945 1383
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,270 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Leeds

Windows
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Leeds.

Salary trend for Windows in Leeds

Windows
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Leeds over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Windows.

1 291 (52.53%) Microsoft
2 279 (50.36%) Windows Server
3 273 (49.28%) Active Directory
4 205 (37.00%) VMware
5 158 (28.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 157 (28.34%) VMware Infrastructure
7 154 (27.80%) ITIL
8 148 (26.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 144 (25.99%) SQL
10 139 (25.09%) SQL Server
11 115 (20.76%) Linux
12 112 (20.22%) MS Exchange
13 109 (19.68%) Citrix
14 95 (17.15%) Microsoft Office
15 87 (15.70%) WAN
15 87 (15.70%) Windows 7
16 80 (14.44%) Office 365
16 80 (14.44%) LAN
17 78 (14.08%) SAN
17 78 (14.08%) Firewall
18 72 (13.00%) Cisco
19 71 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
20 66 (11.91%) TCP/IP
21 60 (10.83%) DNS
22 59 (10.65%) VPN
23 54 (9.75%) Finance
23 54 (9.75%) Microsoft Certification
23 54 (9.75%) HP
24 51 (9.21%) PowerShell
25 50 (9.03%) SCCM

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 112 (20.22%) MS Exchange
2 40 (7.22%) IIS
2 40 (7.22%) SharePoint
3 38 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (3.07%) Skype for Business
6 14 (2.53%) Tomcat
7 13 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (1.99%) IBM Domino
8 11 (1.99%) IBM Notes
9 9 (1.62%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.26%) OpenStack
10 7 (1.26%) SAS
11 6 (1.08%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.72%) Apache
13 4 (0.72%) OpenEdge
13 4 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.36%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 95 (17.15%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 80 (14.44%) Office 365
2 47 (8.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.90%) IaaS
4 5 (0.90%) SaaS
5 3 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.54%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.36%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.36%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.18%) G Suite
7 1 (0.18%) GitHub
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 87 (15.70%) WAN
2 80 (14.44%) LAN
3 78 (14.08%) Firewall
3 78 (14.08%) SAN
4 66 (11.91%) TCP/IP
5 60 (10.83%) DNS
6 59 (10.65%) VPN
7 49 (8.84%) DHCP
8 28 (5.05%) MPLS
8 28 (5.05%) VoIP
9 25 (4.51%) Internet
10 20 (3.61%) Network Security
11 11 (1.99%) VLAN
11 11 (1.99%) Wireless
12 9 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (1.62%) Remote Desktop
12 9 (1.62%) SMTP
13 8 (1.44%) Asterisk PBX
14 7 (1.26%) HTTP
14 7 (1.26%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (25.09%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (3.43%) Oracle Database
4 13 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.62%) MySQL
6 6 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (1.08%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.54%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.54%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.36%) Riak
Development Applications
1 35 (6.32%) Visual Studio
2 28 (5.05%) Git (software)
3 23 (4.15%) JIRA
3 23 (4.15%) Subversion
4 18 (3.25%) Eclipse
4 18 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (2.89%) Android Studio
6 11 (1.99%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (1.44%) Selenium
8 7 (1.26%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.08%) ERwin
9 6 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.72%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.72%) FogBugz
10 4 (0.72%) NUnit
10 4 (0.72%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.72%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.72%) WebSpeed
11 3 (0.54%) GCC
General
1 54 (9.75%) Finance
2 32 (5.78%) Telecoms
3 26 (4.69%) Retail
4 22 (3.97%) Marketing
5 18 (3.25%) Legal
6 13 (2.35%) Billing
6 13 (2.35%) Military
7 8 (1.44%) Law
8 4 (0.72%) Advertising
8 4 (0.72%) Publishing
9 3 (0.54%) Games
10 2 (0.36%) Local Government
10 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 92 (16.61%) Analyst
2 84 (15.16%) IT Support
3 76 (13.72%) 2nd Line Support
4 61 (11.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 60 (10.83%) Support Analyst
6 57 (10.29%) Support Engineer
7 47 (8.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 41 (7.40%) IT Analyst
9 37 (6.68%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 36 (6.50%) IT Engineer
11 35 (6.32%) Architect
11 35 (6.32%) Developer
12 34 (6.14%) IT Support Analyst
13 31 (5.60%) Windows Engineer
14 30 (5.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 29 (5.23%) Team Leader
16 27 (4.87%) IT Support Engineer
17 26 (4.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
18 25 (4.51%) Desktop Support
19 22 (3.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (8.84%) .NET
2 29 (5.23%) HTML
3 25 (4.51%) ASP.NET
4 14 (2.53%) Web Services
5 13 (2.35%) SOAP
6 12 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (1.99%) XML
8 10 (1.81%) ADO.NET
9 8 (1.44%) AngularJS
9 8 (1.44%) CSS
9 8 (1.44%) J2EE
9 8 (1.44%) RESTful
9 8 (1.44%) Sensu
10 7 (1.26%) JMS
10 7 (1.26%) JSP
10 7 (1.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (1.26%) WinForms
10 7 (1.26%) XSD
10 7 (1.26%) XSLT
11 6 (1.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.94%) Data Centre
2 25 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.97%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.25%) Replication
5 16 (2.89%) Clustering
5 16 (2.89%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.71%) Fat Client
6 15 (2.71%) Thin Client
7 10 (1.81%) NHS
7 10 (1.81%) PKI
8 9 (1.62%) Public Cloud
9 8 (1.44%) User Experience
10 7 (1.26%) AS400
10 7 (1.26%) iPhone
11 6 (1.08%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.08%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.90%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.90%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 279 (50.36%) Windows Server
2 158 (28.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 148 (26.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 115 (20.76%) Linux
5 87 (15.70%) Windows 7
6 49 (8.84%) Unix
7 43 (7.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (5.96%) Android
9 21 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (3.61%) Windows 10
11 16 (2.89%) Mac OS X
12 15 (2.71%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 11 (1.99%) Apple iOS
13 11 (1.99%) Solaris
14 10 (1.81%) Windows 8
14 10 (1.81%) Windows XP
15 7 (1.26%) AIX
15 7 (1.26%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (27.80%) ITIL
2 71 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (8.48%) Service Delivery
4 44 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 43 (7.76%) Project Management
5 43 (7.76%) SDLC
6 33 (5.96%) Configuration Management
7 30 (5.42%) Change Management
8 29 (5.23%) Presales
8 29 (5.23%) Server Virtualisation
9 28 (5.05%) DevOps
10 27 (4.87%) Software Engineering
11 26 (4.69%) Information Security
11 26 (4.69%) Service Management
12 25 (4.51%) Time Management
13 23 (4.15%) OO
14 21 (3.79%) High Availability
15 19 (3.43%) Coaching
15 19 (3.43%) Digital Marketing
16 18 (3.25%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (25.99%) SQL
2 51 (9.21%) PowerShell
3 49 (8.84%) C#
4 42 (7.58%) Python
5 39 (7.04%) Java
5 39 (7.04%) JavaScript
6 23 (4.15%) C++
7 21 (3.79%) T-SQL
8 14 (2.53%) Bash Shell
9 10 (1.81%) Perl
10 7 (1.26%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.26%) VB
11 6 (1.08%) Bourne shell
12 5 (0.90%) VB6
13 4 (0.72%) OpenEdge ABL
13 4 (0.72%) Progress 4GL
13 4 (0.72%) VBA
14 3 (0.54%) F#
14 3 (0.54%) Ruby
14 3 (0.54%) VC++
Qualifications
1 54 (9.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (6.68%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (6.32%) Degree
3 35 (6.32%) MCSE
4 31 (5.60%) CCNA
4 31 (5.60%) ITIL Certification
5 26 (4.69%) MCSA
6 21 (3.79%) SC Cleared
6 21 (3.79%) Security Cleared
7 15 (2.71%) MCP
8 12 (2.17%) CISSP
9 11 (1.99%) CCNP
9 11 (1.99%) CISA
9 11 (1.99%) CISM
10 9 (1.62%) MCITP
11 7 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.08%) CEH
12 6 (1.08%) CISMP
12 6 (1.08%) SANS
12 6 (1.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.69%) SLA
2 14 (2.53%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.26%) QA
5 5 (0.90%) GDPR
6 3 (0.54%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.36%) DICOM
7 2 (0.36%) HL7
8 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 273 (49.28%) Active Directory
2 157 (28.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (6.86%) Hyper-V
4 37 (6.68%) XenDesktop
5 34 (6.14%) vSphere
5 34 (6.14%) XenApp
6 31 (5.60%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (2.71%) Terminal Services
8 12 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
9 10 (1.81%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (1.44%) OpenSIPS
11 6 (1.08%) Docker
11 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.90%) XenServer
13 4 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.72%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.36%) VMware NSX
16 1 (0.18%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 50 (9.03%) SCCM
2 18 (3.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 18 (3.25%) SCOM
3 16 (2.89%) Puppet
3 16 (2.89%) WSUS
4 15 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.99%) Backup Exec
6 10 (1.81%) Nagios
7 9 (1.62%) vCenter Server
8 8 (1.44%) Ansible
8 8 (1.44%) ZABBIX
9 7 (1.26%) LiteSpeed
10 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (1.08%) ServiceCenter
11 5 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (0.90%) ZENworks
12 4 (0.72%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.72%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.72%) OpenNMS
12 4 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 291 (52.53%) Microsoft
2 205 (37.00%) VMware
3 109 (19.68%) Citrix
4 72 (13.00%) Cisco
5 54 (9.75%) HP
6 39 (7.04%) NetApp
7 27 (4.87%) Oracle
8 26 (4.69%) Symantec
9 21 (3.79%) Red Hat
10 20 (3.61%) Veeam
11 16 (2.89%) Avaya
12 15 (2.71%) CommVault
12 15 (2.71%) Dell
12 15 (2.71%) F5
13 14 (2.53%) SAP
14 13 (2.35%) Apple
14 13 (2.35%) Xerox
15 11 (1.99%) Lotus
15 11 (1.99%) Sophos
16 8 (1.44%) McAfee