Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 13 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 488 594 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.83% 11.96% 14.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.71% 58.93% 69.00%
Number of salaries quoted 423 518 691
Leeds median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,375 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.79% -2.78% +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 876 1,008 1,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.44% 20.30% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 752 833 963
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £63,500 £60,000 £57,400
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -2.60%

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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Windows.

1 255 (52.25%) Microsoft
2 243 (49.80%) Active Directory
3 196 (40.16%) Windows Server
4 178 (36.48%) SQL
5 141 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 134 (27.46%) VMware
7 116 (23.77%) ITIL
8 110 (22.54%) SQL Server
9 107 (21.93%) Microsoft Office
10 104 (21.31%) Office 365
11 102 (20.90%) Linux
12 93 (19.06%) MS Exchange
12 93 (19.06%) Finance
13 90 (18.44%) VMware Infrastructure
14 82 (16.80%) Windows Server 2008
15 81 (16.60%) Windows Server 2012
16 80 (16.39%) DNS
17 78 (15.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 70 (14.34%) PowerShell
19 69 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
20 59 (12.09%) IIS
21 58 (11.89%) Windows 7
22 57 (11.68%) DHCP
23 56 (11.48%) Citrix
23 56 (11.48%) DevOps
24 55 (11.27%) .NET
25 50 (10.25%) SharePoint
26 49 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
27 48 (9.84%) SLA
27 48 (9.84%) Cisco

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 93 (19.06%) MS Exchange
2 59 (12.09%) IIS
3 50 (10.25%) SharePoint
4 47 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (5.12%) Skype for Business
6 23 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 22 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (3.89%) Confluence
9 8 (1.64%) SAS
10 6 (1.23%) Apache Solr
10 6 (1.23%) CloudStack
10 6 (1.23%) CMS
10 6 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.23%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.02%) Apache
12 4 (0.82%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.61%) JBoss
13 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 107 (21.93%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.25%) assyst
2 7 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (1.02%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 3 (0.61%) Carpe Diem
5 3 (0.61%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.41%) Relativity
6 2 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.20%) Exchequer
7 1 (0.20%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.20%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 141 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 104 (21.31%) Office 365
3 69 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (4.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (3.28%) IaaS
6 14 (2.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 14 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (2.87%) Amazon S3
7 12 (2.46%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (2.05%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (1.84%) Serverless
10 8 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.64%) Sage Pay
11 7 (1.43%) Mimecast
11 7 (1.43%) SaaS
12 6 (1.23%) PaaS
13 4 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 80 (16.39%) DNS
2 57 (11.68%) DHCP
3 45 (9.22%) SAN
4 43 (8.81%) TCP/IP
5 40 (8.20%) LAN
6 39 (7.99%) WAN
7 28 (5.74%) Firewall
8 19 (3.89%) VPN
9 17 (3.48%) Internet
10 13 (2.66%) Intranet
11 12 (2.46%) VoIP
12 11 (2.25%) Remote Desktop
12 11 (2.25%) Wireless
13 8 (1.64%) iSCSI
13 8 (1.64%) Skype
14 7 (1.43%) SMTP
15 6 (1.23%) Network Security
16 5 (1.02%) FTP
16 5 (1.02%) ICMP
16 5 (1.02%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.51%) Amazon RDS
3 20 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.66%) Azure SQL Database
7 12 (2.46%) Oracle Database
7 12 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.84%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.02%) Big Data
12 4 (0.82%) MySQL
12 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (0.41%) Power BI
14 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (7.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (6.76%) JIRA
3 21 (4.30%) Git (software)
4 18 (3.69%) Jenkins
5 15 (3.07%) Visual Studio
6 14 (2.87%) Octopus Deploy
7 13 (2.66%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (2.05%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.64%) Selenium
9 8 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (1.02%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.82%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.82%) Maven
12 3 (0.61%) Subversion
13 2 (0.41%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.41%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.41%) InstallShield
13 2 (0.41%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.41%) TestNG
General
1 93 (19.06%) Finance
2 45 (9.22%) Marketing
3 33 (6.76%) Retail
4 22 (4.51%) Back Office
5 17 (3.48%) Legal
6 15 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.46%) Law
8 11 (2.25%) Billing
9 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.82%) Publishing
10 3 (0.61%) Advertising
10 3 (0.61%) Military
11 2 (0.41%) Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.41%) Electronics
11 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 89 (18.24%) Support Engineer
2 69 (14.14%) Analyst
3 63 (12.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 47 (9.63%) Developer
5 38 (7.79%) Support Analyst
6 34 (6.97%) 2nd Line Support
7 28 (5.74%) Windows Engineer
8 26 (5.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 25 (5.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 25 (5.12%) Applications Support
9 25 (5.12%) DevOps Engineer
9 25 (5.12%) IT Support
9 25 (5.12%) Service Analyst
10 24 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 24 (4.92%) Desktop Support
11 23 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
11 23 (4.71%) Infrastructure Support
12 20 (4.10%) Applications Engineer
12 20 (4.10%) Service Desk Analyst
13 18 (3.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (11.27%) .NET
2 38 (7.79%) XML
3 29 (5.94%) HTML
4 27 (5.53%) Web Services
5 23 (4.71%) SOAP
6 19 (3.89%) REST
7 17 (3.48%) ASP.NET
8 16 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (3.28%) CSS
9 10 (2.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (1.84%) jQuery
10 9 (1.84%) JSON
10 9 (1.84%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (1.64%) Middleware
11 8 (1.64%) XSD
12 7 (1.43%) AngularJS
13 6 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (1.23%) Elastic Stack
13 6 (1.23%) Lucene
14 4 (0.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.74%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 21 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (3.69%) NHS
5 13 (2.66%) Driving Licence
6 12 (2.46%) Clustering
7 11 (2.25%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.05%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.05%) Private Cloud
8 10 (2.05%) Replication
8 10 (2.05%) User Experience
9 8 (1.64%) EMC VNX
10 7 (1.43%) PKI
11 6 (1.23%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.82%) CMDB
13 4 (0.82%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 196 (40.16%) Windows Server
2 102 (20.90%) Linux
3 82 (16.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 81 (16.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (11.89%) Windows 7
6 27 (5.53%) Windows 10
7 24 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (3.48%) Unix
9 14 (2.87%) Apple iOS
10 11 (2.25%) Android
11 8 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (1.23%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.61%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.20%) HPUX
15 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (23.77%) ITIL
2 78 (15.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 56 (11.48%) DevOps
4 49 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (9.63%) Problem-Solving
6 36 (7.38%) Coaching
7 34 (6.97%) Service Delivery
8 32 (6.56%) Migration
9 29 (5.94%) Mentoring
9 29 (5.94%) MVC
10 24 (4.92%) Configuration Management
10 24 (4.92%) ITIL V3
11 21 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (4.10%) Change Control
12 20 (4.10%) ITSM
12 20 (4.10%) Scrum
13 19 (3.89%) High Availability
14 18 (3.69%) Incident Management
14 18 (3.69%) Problem Management
15 17 (3.48%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 178 (36.48%) SQL
2 70 (14.34%) PowerShell
3 40 (8.20%) C#
4 36 (7.38%) JavaScript
4 36 (7.38%) T-SQL
5 20 (4.10%) Java
6 17 (3.48%) C
7 14 (2.87%) Python
8 8 (1.64%) Bash Shell
9 7 (1.43%) PHP
9 7 (1.43%) Ruby
9 7 (1.43%) VB
10 6 (1.23%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.02%) VB6
11 5 (1.02%) VBA
12 4 (0.82%) C++
13 3 (0.61%) PHP 5
13 3 (0.61%) PHP 7
13 3 (0.61%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (3.48%) MCSA
3 17 (3.48%) MCSE
4 12 (2.46%) Degree
4 12 (2.46%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.05%) CCNA
6 7 (1.43%) CCNP
6 7 (1.43%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.23%) MCP
7 6 (1.23%) MCSD
8 5 (1.02%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.82%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.41%) CCIE
10 2 (0.41%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 2 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.41%) MCITP
10 2 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.84%) SLA
2 14 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.25%) QA
4 6 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.82%) GDPR
6 3 (0.61%) PMO
7 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 243 (49.80%) Active Directory
2 90 (18.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (5.12%) Hyper-V
5 22 (4.51%) XenApp
6 14 (2.87%) vSphere
6 14 (2.87%) XenDesktop
6 14 (2.87%) XenServer
7 13 (2.66%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (2.66%) Virtual Servers
8 12 (2.46%) Docker
9 9 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.02%) Firmware
11 4 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.82%) Xen
12 3 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.61%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 43 (8.81%) SCCM
2 21 (4.30%) vCenter Server
3 20 (4.10%) Ansible
4 19 (3.89%) WSUS
5 10 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.84%) SCOM
7 8 (1.64%) NetBackup
7 8 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 8 (1.64%) vRealize
8 7 (1.43%) Puppet
8 7 (1.43%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (1.23%) Failover Clustering
9 6 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.02%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.02%) Terraform
11 4 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.82%) MaaS360
11 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.82%) Nagios
12 3 (0.61%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 255 (52.25%) Microsoft
2 134 (27.46%) VMware
3 56 (11.48%) Citrix
4 48 (9.84%) Cisco
5 20 (4.10%) Symantec
6 19 (3.89%) Oracle
7 17 (3.48%) NetApp
8 15 (3.07%) HP
9 13 (2.66%) EMC
10 12 (2.46%) Dell
10 12 (2.46%) Veeam
11 11 (2.25%) Capita
11 11 (2.25%) Google
11 11 (2.25%) Remedy
11 11 (2.25%) Xerox
12 10 (2.05%) Avaya
12 10 (2.05%) New Relic
12 10 (2.05%) Trend Micro
13 8 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (1.64%) Telerik