Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 12 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 438 567 826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.32% 11.95% 15.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.30% 57.74% 72.46%
Number of salaries quoted 372 497 703
Leeds median annual salary £38,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,375 £53,000 £53,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -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 792 982 1,140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 20.48% 20.70% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 666 833 941
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%

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 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 254 (57.99%) Microsoft
2 240 (54.79%) Active Directory
3 196 (44.75%) Windows Server
4 148 (33.79%) SQL
5 129 (29.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 111 (25.34%) SQL Server
7 103 (23.52%) VMware
7 103 (23.52%) Office 365
8 90 (20.55%) Microsoft Office
9 85 (19.41%) ITIL
10 84 (19.18%) MS Exchange
11 82 (18.72%) Linux
12 76 (17.35%) PowerShell
13 72 (16.44%) DNS
14 71 (16.21%) Finance
15 70 (15.98%) Amazon AWS
16 69 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
17 67 (15.30%) Windows Server 2012
18 64 (14.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 62 (14.16%) SharePoint
20 61 (13.93%) IIS
20 61 (13.93%) Windows Server 2008
21 60 (13.70%) Citrix
22 58 (13.24%) Windows 7
23 56 (12.79%) Windows 10
24 53 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
25 49 (11.19%) SLA
26 47 (10.73%) DHCP
27 46 (10.50%) .NET
28 45 (10.27%) 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 84 (19.18%) MS Exchange
2 62 (14.16%) SharePoint
3 61 (13.93%) IIS
4 38 (8.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 30 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (5.25%) Skype for Business
7 21 (4.79%) Confluence
8 11 (2.51%) CMS
9 9 (2.05%) Apache Solr
9 9 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (1.14%) Apache
11 5 (1.14%) CloudStack
11 5 (1.14%) IBM Notes
11 5 (1.14%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.91%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.68%) JBoss
14 2 (0.46%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 90 (20.55%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.14%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 4 (0.91%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.68%) assyst
5 3 (0.68%) Carpe Diem
5 3 (0.68%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.68%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.46%) Relativity
7 1 (0.23%) Exchequer
7 1 (0.23%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.23%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 129 (29.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 103 (23.52%) Office 365
3 70 (15.98%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (5.02%) IaaS
5 15 (3.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (2.97%) Dynamics 365
6 13 (2.97%) SaaS
6 13 (2.97%) Sage Pay
7 10 (2.28%) PaaS
8 8 (1.83%) Serverless
9 6 (1.37%) Mimecast
10 5 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.14%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.14%) Force.com
11 2 (0.46%) Akamai
12 1 (0.23%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 72 (16.44%) DNS
2 47 (10.73%) DHCP
3 44 (10.05%) WAN
4 41 (9.36%) TCP/IP
5 40 (9.13%) LAN
6 32 (7.31%) SAN
7 23 (5.25%) VoIP
8 21 (4.79%) Internet
9 20 (4.57%) Intranet
10 18 (4.11%) Firewall
10 18 (4.11%) VPN
11 13 (2.97%) iSCSI
12 12 (2.74%) Network Security
12 12 (2.74%) Remote Desktop
13 11 (2.51%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (1.83%) Wireless
15 6 (1.37%) SMTP
16 5 (1.14%) FTP
16 5 (1.14%) HTTP
16 5 (1.14%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (25.34%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 20 (4.57%) Relational Database
3 14 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.83%) Big Data
4 8 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (0.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.46%) MySQL
8 2 (0.46%) Power BI
8 2 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (6.85%) JIRA
2 24 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (5.02%) Jenkins
4 19 (4.34%) Git (software)
4 19 (4.34%) Visual Studio
5 13 (2.97%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (2.28%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (1.60%) Maven
7 7 (1.60%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (1.37%) Selenium
9 5 (1.14%) Subversion
10 4 (0.91%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.91%) Redmine
10 4 (0.91%) Trac
11 3 (0.68%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.68%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.68%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.68%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.68%) TestNG
General
1 71 (16.21%) Finance
2 20 (4.57%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.88%) Back Office
4 16 (3.65%) Legal
5 15 (3.42%) Marketing
6 14 (3.20%) Retail
7 9 (2.05%) Law
8 5 (1.14%) Advertising
8 5 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.91%) Electronics
10 2 (0.46%) Banking
10 2 (0.46%) Brand Awareness
10 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Military
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 78 (17.81%) Support Engineer
2 66 (15.07%) Analyst
3 56 (12.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 45 (10.27%) 2nd Line Support
5 41 (9.36%) Developer
6 35 (7.99%) Windows Engineer
7 31 (7.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 29 (6.62%) Support Analyst
9 26 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 26 (5.94%) Service Analyst
9 26 (5.94%) Service Desk Analyst
10 23 (5.25%) Applications Support
10 23 (5.25%) Desktop Support
11 21 (4.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 21 (4.79%) 3rd Line Support
11 21 (4.79%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (4.34%) Desktop Engineer
13 18 (4.11%) Consultant
14 17 (3.88%) Administrator
14 17 (3.88%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (10.50%) .NET
2 34 (7.76%) XML
3 31 (7.08%) HTML
4 27 (6.16%) Web Services
5 22 (5.02%) ASP.NET
5 22 (5.02%) REST
5 22 (5.02%) SOAP
6 20 (4.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 18 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (3.20%) jQuery
8 14 (3.20%) JSON
8 14 (3.20%) KnockoutJS
8 14 (3.20%) Middleware
9 12 (2.74%) CSS
10 9 (2.05%) Elastic Stack
10 9 (2.05%) Lucene
11 8 (1.83%) AngularJS
12 6 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (1.37%) HTML5
13 5 (1.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.02%) Data Centre
2 22 (5.02%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.88%) Client/Server
3 17 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (3.65%) NHS
5 15 (3.42%) Driving Licence
6 11 (2.51%) Clustering
7 9 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.83%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.60%) EMC VNX
10 6 (1.37%) Replication
10 6 (1.37%) User Experience
11 5 (1.14%) CCTV
11 5 (1.14%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.14%) Robotics
12 3 (0.68%) HP Storage
12 3 (0.68%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.46%) iPhone
13 2 (0.46%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 196 (44.75%) Windows Server
2 82 (18.72%) Linux
3 67 (15.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 61 (13.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (13.24%) Windows 7
6 56 (12.79%) Windows 10
7 16 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (2.74%) Android
9 11 (2.51%) Unix
9 11 (2.51%) Windows 8
10 8 (1.83%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.60%) Ubuntu
12 6 (1.37%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.37%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.14%) CentOS
14 2 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (19.41%) ITIL
2 64 (14.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 53 (12.10%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
5 41 (9.36%) DevOps
6 31 (7.08%) ITSM
7 30 (6.85%) Service Management
8 29 (6.62%) Scrum
9 27 (6.16%) Change Control
10 26 (5.94%) Capacity Planning
10 26 (5.94%) MVC
11 25 (5.71%) Mentoring
12 24 (5.48%) Migration
13 22 (5.02%) Service Delivery
14 20 (4.57%) Information Security
14 20 (4.57%) Proactive Management
14 20 (4.57%) Risk Management
15 19 (4.34%) Configuration Management
15 19 (4.34%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 148 (33.79%) SQL
2 76 (17.35%) PowerShell
3 36 (8.22%) C#
4 33 (7.53%) JavaScript
5 19 (4.34%) Java
6 18 (4.11%) Python
6 18 (4.11%) T-SQL
7 16 (3.65%) C
8 12 (2.74%) Bash Shell
8 12 (2.74%) Ruby
9 6 (1.37%) VBA
10 5 (1.14%) Apex Code
10 5 (1.14%) PHP
10 5 (1.14%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.14%) VB
11 4 (0.91%) C++
12 3 (0.68%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.68%) VB6
12 3 (0.68%) VBScript
13 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (7.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (4.79%) Degree
3 18 (4.11%) MCSA
4 15 (3.42%) MCSE
4 15 (3.42%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (2.51%) CCNA
6 11 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.60%) AWS Certification
8 6 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.14%) MCSD
10 4 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.68%) CCNP
11 3 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.68%) MCITP
11 3 (0.68%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.23%) CCIE
12 1 (0.23%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.23%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (11.19%) SLA
2 15 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (3.20%) QA
4 7 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (1.14%) PMO
6 4 (0.91%) GDPR
7 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 240 (54.79%) Active Directory
2 69 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.11%) Docker
4 17 (3.88%) XenApp
5 16 (3.65%) Hyper-V
6 15 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (2.97%) vSphere
8 10 (2.28%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (2.05%) XenServer
10 8 (1.83%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (1.14%) Firmware
12 5 (1.14%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.14%) Xen
13 4 (0.91%) pfSense
13 4 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.46%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 41 (9.36%) SCCM
2 18 (4.11%) Ansible
3 12 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.74%) vCenter Server
4 11 (2.51%) Puppet
4 11 (2.51%) WSUS
5 9 (2.05%) SCOM
5 9 (2.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 8 (1.83%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (1.83%) NetBackup
7 7 (1.60%) vRealize
8 6 (1.37%) MaaS360
8 6 (1.37%) Terraform
9 5 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.91%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.68%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.68%) Nagios
11 3 (0.68%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 254 (57.99%) Microsoft
2 103 (23.52%) VMware
3 60 (13.70%) Citrix
4 42 (9.59%) Cisco
5 21 (4.79%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (4.34%) Symantec
7 18 (4.11%) HP
8 13 (2.97%) Dell
8 13 (2.97%) Telerik
9 12 (2.74%) Remedy
10 11 (2.51%) Blue Prism
11 10 (2.28%) Atlassian
11 10 (2.28%) NetApp
11 10 (2.28%) Oracle
11 10 (2.28%) UiPath
12 9 (2.05%) Veeam
13 8 (1.83%) Brocade
13 8 (1.83%) EMC
14 7 (1.60%) Sage
14 7 (1.60%) SAP