Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 10 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 567 830 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.96% 15.19% 13.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.80% 72.49% 56.25%
Number of salaries quoted 497 709 832
Leeds median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,236 £21,525
90th Percentile £53,000 £53,750 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% -

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 981 1145 1712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 20.69% 20.96% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 833 949 1393
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +0.00%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
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 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 315 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 297 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 275 (48.50%) Windows Server
4 212 (37.39%) VMware
5 176 (31.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 169 (29.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 157 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 150 (26.46%) ITIL
9 147 (25.93%) SQL Server
10 137 (24.16%) SQL
11 135 (23.81%) Linux
12 122 (21.52%) MS Exchange
13 114 (20.11%) Microsoft Office
14 110 (19.40%) Citrix
15 91 (16.05%) Windows 7
16 87 (15.34%) SAN
17 80 (14.11%) WAN
18 76 (13.40%) Firewall
19 75 (13.23%) LAN
20 73 (12.87%) Cisco
21 70 (12.35%) VPN
22 69 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
22 69 (12.17%) Office 365
23 65 (11.46%) DNS
24 62 (10.93%) TCP/IP
25 60 (10.58%) Finance
25 60 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
25 60 (10.58%) HP
26 55 (9.70%) DHCP
26 55 (9.70%) .NET

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
1 122 (21.52%) MS Exchange
2 41 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (6.88%) IIS
4 35 (6.17%) SharePoint
5 27 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (2.65%) Tomcat
7 14 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (2.12%) Skype for Business
9 11 (1.94%) IBM Domino
9 11 (1.94%) IBM Notes
10 9 (1.59%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.41%) OpenStack
12 7 (1.23%) SAS
13 6 (1.06%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.88%) Apache
14 5 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 114 (20.11%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Magento
2 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 69 (12.17%) Office 365
2 47 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (5.64%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.88%) IaaS
4 5 (0.88%) SaaS
5 4 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.53%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.35%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.18%) G Suite
8 1 (0.18%) GitHub
8 1 (0.18%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.18%) PaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 87 (15.34%) SAN
2 80 (14.11%) WAN
3 76 (13.40%) Firewall
4 75 (13.23%) LAN
5 70 (12.35%) VPN
6 65 (11.46%) DNS
7 62 (10.93%) TCP/IP
8 55 (9.70%) DHCP
9 29 (5.11%) MPLS
10 28 (4.94%) VoIP
11 19 (3.35%) Internet
12 17 (3.00%) Network Security
13 14 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
14 12 (2.12%) VLAN
15 10 (1.76%) Wireless
16 9 (1.59%) Asterisk PBX
16 9 (1.59%) SMTP
17 8 (1.41%) 3G
17 8 (1.41%) NAS
17 8 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 22 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.76%) MySQL
7 9 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.23%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.06%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (0.88%) Riak
11 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 37 (6.53%) Git (software)
2 32 (5.64%) Visual Studio
3 29 (5.11%) JIRA
3 29 (5.11%) Subversion
4 21 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 20 (3.53%) Eclipse
6 18 (3.17%) Android Studio
7 16 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 15 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (1.76%) TeamCity
11 8 (1.41%) Selenium
12 7 (1.23%) GCC
12 7 (1.23%) JBehave
12 7 (1.23%) JUnit
12 7 (1.23%) Ranorex
12 7 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (1.23%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.71%) FogBugz
13 4 (0.71%) Vagrant
General
1 60 (10.58%) Finance
2 35 (6.17%) Telecoms
3 22 (3.88%) Marketing
4 20 (3.53%) Legal
5 17 (3.00%) Retail
6 14 (2.47%) Law
7 6 (1.06%) Billing
7 6 (1.06%) Games
7 6 (1.06%) Military
7 6 (1.06%) Publishing
8 5 (0.88%) Advertising
9 3 (0.53%) Back Office
9 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 99 (17.46%) Analyst
2 91 (16.05%) IT Support
3 79 (13.93%) 2nd Line Support
4 76 (13.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 64 (11.29%) Support Analyst
6 61 (10.76%) Support Engineer
7 48 (8.47%) IT Analyst
8 47 (8.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 44 (7.76%) Windows Engineer
10 41 (7.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 41 (7.23%) IT Engineer
11 39 (6.88%) IT Support Analyst
12 38 (6.70%) Developer
13 33 (5.82%) IT Support Engineer
14 32 (5.64%) Team Leader
15 31 (5.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 30 (5.29%) Senior IT Support
17 27 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
17 27 (4.76%) Desktop Support
18 25 (4.41%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (9.70%) .NET
2 29 (5.11%) HTML
3 25 (4.41%) ASP.NET
4 17 (3.00%) Web Services
5 13 (2.29%) SOAP
6 12 (2.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (1.76%) Sensu
8 9 (1.59%) XML
9 8 (1.41%) ADO.NET
9 8 (1.41%) AngularJS
9 8 (1.41%) RESTful
10 7 (1.23%) Ext JS
10 7 (1.23%) Hibernate
10 7 (1.23%) JPA
10 7 (1.23%) JSP
10 7 (1.23%) LAPP Stack
10 7 (1.23%) Spring
10 7 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (1.23%) XSD
10 7 (1.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.17%) Data Centre
2 26 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.70%) Clustering
4 19 (3.35%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.29%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.12%) NHS
7 11 (1.94%) Replication
8 10 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.59%) Blackberry
9 9 (1.59%) Fat Client
9 9 (1.59%) Public Cloud
9 9 (1.59%) Thin Client
10 8 (1.41%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.41%) User Experience
11 7 (1.23%) AS400
11 7 (1.23%) iPhone
11 7 (1.23%) RSA SecurID
12 6 (1.06%) Fintech
12 6 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 275 (48.50%) Windows Server
2 176 (31.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 169 (29.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 135 (23.81%) Linux
5 91 (16.05%) Windows 7
6 51 (8.99%) Unix
7 48 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 34 (6.00%) Android
10 19 (3.35%) Windows 10
11 17 (3.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 13 (2.29%) Mac OS X
12 13 (2.29%) Windows XP
13 11 (1.94%) Solaris
14 8 (1.41%) Windows 8
15 7 (1.23%) AIX
16 6 (1.06%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
18 4 (0.71%) CentOS
18 4 (0.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (26.46%) ITIL
2 69 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (7.58%) SDLC
4 40 (7.05%) Service Delivery
5 38 (6.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 36 (6.35%) DevOps
7 35 (6.17%) High Availability
8 34 (6.00%) Change Management
8 34 (6.00%) Project Management
9 31 (5.47%) Software Engineering
10 30 (5.29%) Service Management
11 29 (5.11%) Server Virtualisation
12 25 (4.41%) OO
13 24 (4.23%) Time Management
14 23 (4.06%) Configuration Management
15 22 (3.88%) Digital Marketing
15 22 (3.88%) Information Security
16 21 (3.70%) Load Balancing
17 18 (3.17%) Patch Management
17 18 (3.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 137 (24.16%) SQL
2 54 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 53 (9.35%) C#
4 47 (8.29%) Python
5 44 (7.76%) JavaScript
6 42 (7.41%) Java
7 29 (5.11%) C++
7 29 (5.11%) T-SQL
8 21 (3.70%) Bash Shell
9 17 (3.00%) Perl
10 9 (1.59%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.41%) VB
12 7 (1.23%) VC++
13 6 (1.06%) VB6
14 5 (0.88%) C
14 5 (0.88%) Ruby
15 4 (0.71%) VBA
16 3 (0.53%) OpenEdge ABL
16 3 (0.53%) PHP
16 3 (0.53%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 60 (10.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (6.17%) MCSE
3 32 (5.64%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (5.47%) Degree
5 29 (5.11%) MCSA
6 27 (4.76%) CCNA
7 26 (4.59%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (3.00%) MCP
9 14 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (2.29%) SC Cleared
10 13 (2.29%) Security Cleared
11 10 (1.76%) CCNP
12 9 (1.59%) CISSP
13 8 (1.41%) CISA
13 8 (1.41%) CISM
13 8 (1.41%) MCITP
14 5 (0.88%) SSCP
15 4 (0.71%) CEH
15 4 (0.71%) CISMP
15 4 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.94%) SLA
2 16 (2.82%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.94%) QA
4 5 (0.88%) GDPR
5 3 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.35%) DICOM
6 2 (0.35%) HL7
6 2 (0.35%) PMO
7 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
System Software
1 297 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 157 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (7.05%) VMware ESXi
4 39 (6.88%) Hyper-V
5 38 (6.70%) vSphere
6 37 (6.53%) XenApp
6 37 (6.53%) XenDesktop
7 17 (3.00%) Terminal Services
7 17 (3.00%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (1.76%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 9 (1.59%) OpenSIPS
10 7 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (1.06%) Docker
12 5 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.88%) XenServer
13 3 (0.53%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.35%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (7.76%) SCCM
2 23 (4.06%) Puppet
3 21 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 21 (3.70%) WSUS
4 20 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (3.00%) SCOM
6 10 (1.76%) vCenter Server
7 9 (1.59%) Ansible
7 9 (1.59%) Backup Exec
8 8 (1.41%) Failover Clustering
8 8 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 7 (1.23%) LiteSpeed
9 7 (1.23%) Nagios
9 7 (1.23%) ServiceCenter
9 7 (1.23%) ZABBIX
10 6 (1.06%) ZENworks
11 5 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.71%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.71%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 315 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 212 (37.39%) VMware
3 110 (19.40%) Citrix
4 73 (12.87%) Cisco
5 60 (10.58%) HP
6 45 (7.94%) NetApp
7 37 (6.53%) Oracle
8 36 (6.35%) Red Hat
9 29 (5.11%) Symantec
10 21 (3.70%) Avaya
10 21 (3.70%) Veeam
11 20 (3.53%) F5
12 17 (3.00%) CommVault
13 15 (2.65%) Apple
13 15 (2.65%) Dell
14 14 (2.47%) SAP
15 11 (1.94%) Lotus
15 11 (1.94%) McAfee
16 10 (1.76%) Dell Compellent
16 10 (1.76%) Sophos