Period
to 25 June 2019

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 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 18 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 330 503 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.79% 10.58% 12.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.72% 56.77% 61.98%
Number of salaries quoted 293 435 565
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £22,800 £25,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,250 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.67% +7.14% -4.11%

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 562 886 1,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 18.38% 18.64% 20.58%
Number of salaries quoted 492 750 855
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.59% +2.60%
10th Percentile £25,025 £26,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,354 £65,000 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 25 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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.

1 204 (61.82%) Active Directory
2 203 (61.52%) Microsoft
3 168 (50.91%) Windows Server
4 138 (41.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 119 (36.06%) Office 365
6 106 (32.12%) VMware
7 101 (30.61%) Firewall
8 97 (29.39%) SQL
9 96 (29.09%) Linux
10 93 (28.18%) SQL Server
11 86 (26.06%) Windows Server 2012
12 78 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 78 (23.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 74 (22.42%) VMware Infrastructure
14 65 (19.70%) MS Exchange
15 64 (19.39%) PowerShell
16 62 (18.79%) Hyper-V
17 61 (18.48%) WAN
18 60 (18.18%) DNS
19 58 (17.58%) ITIL
20 57 (17.27%) DevOps
21 56 (16.97%) Migration
21 56 (16.97%) Windows 10
22 54 (16.36%) Microsoft Office
23 51 (15.45%) SharePoint
23 51 (15.45%) VPN
24 50 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
25 49 (14.85%) Data Centre
26 47 (14.24%) LAN
27 44 (13.33%) Problem-Solving

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 65 (19.70%) MS Exchange
2 51 (15.45%) SharePoint
3 43 (13.03%) IIS
4 23 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (6.36%) Skype for Business
6 14 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (2.42%) Apache
10 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.30%) CMS
11 1 (0.30%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 54 (16.36%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.61%) iWork
2 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 138 (41.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 119 (36.06%) Office 365
3 50 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (6.97%) IaaS
5 19 (5.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 17 (5.15%) PaaS
7 4 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.21%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.91%) GitHub
8 3 (0.91%) SaaS
9 2 (0.61%) G Suite
9 2 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.61%) NuGet
10 1 (0.30%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 101 (30.61%) Firewall
2 61 (18.48%) WAN
3 60 (18.18%) DNS
4 51 (15.45%) VPN
5 47 (14.24%) LAN
6 37 (11.21%) DHCP
7 32 (9.70%) SAN
8 30 (9.09%) TCP/IP
9 27 (8.18%) VLAN
10 18 (5.45%) VoIP
11 12 (3.64%) Broadband
12 11 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (3.03%) NAS
13 10 (3.03%) WLAN
14 9 (2.73%) HSRP
14 9 (2.73%) Remote Desktop
15 7 (2.12%) Intrusion Detection
16 6 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
16 6 (1.82%) DSL
16 6 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (28.18%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
5 14 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
7 11 (3.33%) MySQL
8 9 (2.73%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.52%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.91%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.30%) Big Data
13 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.30%) DB2
13 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.73%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.42%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (2.12%) GitLab
8 4 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.21%) JIRA
8 4 (1.21%) Subversion
9 3 (0.91%) JMeter
9 3 (0.91%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.61%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.61%) Hamcrest
10 2 (0.61%) HtmlUnit
10 2 (0.61%) JBehave
10 2 (0.61%) Mockito
10 2 (0.61%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.61%) TestNG
General
1 38 (11.52%) Finance
2 11 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 9 (2.73%) Legal
4 7 (2.12%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.52%) Retail
6 4 (1.21%) Law
7 2 (0.61%) Banking
7 2 (0.61%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 54 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 42 (12.73%) Analyst
3 39 (11.82%) IT Support
4 32 (9.70%) Support Engineer
5 29 (8.79%) 2nd Line Support
6 27 (8.18%) Support Analyst
7 26 (7.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 19 (5.76%) IT Analyst
9 17 (5.15%) IT Engineer
10 16 (4.85%) DBA
10 16 (4.85%) Developer
10 16 (4.85%) Windows Engineer
11 14 (4.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 14 (4.24%) IT Support Engineer
12 13 (3.94%) Cloud Engineer
12 13 (3.94%) DevOps Engineer
12 13 (3.94%) IT Manager
12 13 (3.94%) SQL DBA
13 12 (3.64%) Applications Support
13 12 (3.64%) Server Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.24%) .NET
2 12 (3.64%) REST
3 11 (3.33%) HTML
4 9 (2.73%) AngularJS
4 9 (2.73%) CSS
4 9 (2.73%) SOAP
5 6 (1.82%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (1.82%) Web Services
6 5 (1.52%) HTML5
6 5 (1.52%) JSON
7 4 (1.21%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.21%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (1.21%) Entity Framework
7 4 (1.21%) Kendo UI
7 4 (1.21%) Node.js
7 4 (1.21%) Sass
7 4 (1.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (0.91%) jQuery
8 3 (0.91%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.61%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.85%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (5.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 16 (4.85%) Clustering
5 16 (4.85%) Replication
6 14 (4.24%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.94%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (3.33%) NHS
9 8 (2.42%) Public Cloud
10 7 (2.12%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.82%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.52%) User Experience
13 3 (0.91%) CMDB
14 2 (0.61%) Driving Licence
14 2 (0.61%) Handset
14 2 (0.61%) HP Storage
14 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.61%) Reference Data
14 2 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 168 (50.91%) Windows Server
2 96 (29.09%) Linux
3 86 (26.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 78 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (16.97%) Windows 10
6 31 (9.39%) Windows 7
7 20 (6.06%) Unix
8 13 (3.94%) Mac OS
9 11 (3.33%) Solaris
10 10 (3.03%) Android
10 10 (3.03%) Windows 8
11 9 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (2.73%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.21%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.21%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (1.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 3 (0.91%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.61%) VMS
14 2 (0.61%) zOS
15 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (23.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 58 (17.58%) ITIL
3 57 (17.27%) DevOps
4 56 (16.97%) Migration
5 44 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 38 (11.52%) Mentoring
7 29 (8.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 27 (8.18%) Change Management
9 26 (7.88%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (7.27%) Server Management
11 18 (5.45%) Coaching
11 18 (5.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 16 (4.85%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (4.85%) Hardware Maintenance
13 14 (4.24%) Capacity Management
13 14 (4.24%) Service Delivery
14 13 (3.94%) Data Modelling
14 13 (3.94%) Incident Management
14 13 (3.94%) Information Security
14 13 (3.94%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 97 (29.39%) SQL
2 64 (19.39%) PowerShell
3 25 (7.58%) C#
4 12 (3.64%) Bash Shell
5 11 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.73%) Shell Script
7 8 (2.42%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.82%) Python
9 5 (1.52%) C++
9 5 (1.52%) Java
10 4 (1.21%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.91%) Go
11 3 (0.91%) PHP
11 3 (0.91%) Ruby
12 2 (0.61%) VB
13 1 (0.30%) C
13 1 (0.30%) Perl
13 1 (0.30%) VBA
13 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (9.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (5.76%) MCSA
2 19 (5.76%) MCSE
3 18 (5.45%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.94%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (3.03%) CCNA
6 10 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (1.82%) CISSP
8 3 (0.91%) RHCE
8 3 (0.91%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.61%) Degree
9 2 (0.61%) MCITP
9 2 (0.61%) VCP5
10 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.30%) CCVP
10 1 (0.30%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.94%) Cyber Essentials
3 7 (2.12%) SLA
4 4 (1.21%) GDPR
5 3 (0.91%) QA
6 2 (0.61%) PMO
System Software
1 204 (61.82%) Active Directory
2 74 (22.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (18.79%) Hyper-V
4 19 (5.76%) XenApp
5 13 (3.94%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 13 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (3.94%) vSphere
6 12 (3.64%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (3.03%) Docker
8 8 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (2.42%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.52%) Firmware
10 4 (1.21%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.91%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.61%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 37 (11.21%) SCCM
2 11 (3.33%) SCOM
2 11 (3.33%) Terraform
3 10 (3.03%) WSUS
4 9 (2.73%) Kubernetes
4 9 (2.73%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (2.73%) vCenter Server
5 8 (2.42%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (2.42%) Nagios
5 8 (2.42%) Puppet
6 7 (2.12%) Ansible
7 6 (1.82%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
8 5 (1.52%) MaaS360
9 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (1.21%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.91%) Consul
10 3 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.91%) Grafana
10 3 (0.91%) vRealize
Vendors
1 203 (61.52%) Microsoft
2 106 (32.12%) VMware
3 37 (11.21%) Citrix
4 32 (9.70%) Cisco
4 32 (9.70%) Veeam
5 21 (6.36%) NetApp
6 19 (5.76%) Symantec
7 17 (5.15%) HP
8 14 (4.24%) Oracle
9 13 (3.94%) ServiceNow
10 11 (3.33%) Juniper
10 11 (3.33%) Qualys
11 10 (3.03%) Avaya
12 9 (2.73%) SolarWinds
13 7 (2.12%) Apple
13 7 (2.12%) Dell
13 7 (2.12%) SonicWALL
14 6 (1.82%) Meraki
15 5 (1.52%) Kaspersky
15 5 (1.52%) Sophos