Period
to 24 August 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 24 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 10 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 592 837 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.03% 14.60% 13.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.56% 69.17% 54.12%
Number of salaries quoted 511 690 797
Leeds median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -5.41%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,000 £52,500 £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 1011 1210 1676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 20.54% 21.11% 24.75%
Number of salaries quoted 835 958 1372
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £37,900 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.54% -5.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,750 £24,611
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year - -2.60% +6.21%

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 24 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 328 (55.41%) Microsoft
2 307 (51.86%) Active Directory
3 270 (45.61%) Windows Server
4 223 (37.67%) VMware
5 177 (29.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 169 (28.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 166 (28.04%) SQL Server
8 160 (27.03%) Linux
9 151 (25.51%) ITIL
10 146 (24.66%) SQL
11 143 (24.16%) VMware Infrastructure
12 136 (22.97%) MS Exchange
13 125 (21.11%) Microsoft Office
14 105 (17.74%) Citrix
15 102 (17.23%) SAN
16 99 (16.72%) Windows 7
17 93 (15.71%) VPN
18 83 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
19 82 (13.85%) Firewall
20 80 (13.51%) Finance
21 74 (12.50%) DNS
21 74 (12.50%) Cisco
21 74 (12.50%) Office 365
22 73 (12.33%) .NET
23 70 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
24 66 (11.15%) TCP/IP
25 65 (10.98%) Unix
25 65 (10.98%) Data Centre
26 63 (10.64%) WAN
26 63 (10.64%) DHCP

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
1 136 (22.97%) MS Exchange
2 49 (8.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (8.11%) IIS
4 40 (6.76%) SharePoint
5 29 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (2.36%) WebSphere
8 13 (2.20%) OpenStack
9 12 (2.03%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.69%) Apache
10 10 (1.69%) IBM Domino
10 10 (1.69%) IBM Notes
10 10 (1.69%) Skype for Business
10 10 (1.69%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.52%) CloudStack
11 9 (1.52%) JBoss
12 7 (1.18%) SAS
13 6 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.84%) Confluence
Applications
1 125 (21.11%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.34%) Maximo
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Magento
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 74 (12.50%) Office 365
2 62 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.86%) SaaS
5 10 (1.69%) IaaS
6 7 (1.18%) Mimecast
7 6 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.01%) PaaS
8 5 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.84%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.34%) Yammer
11 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.17%) GitHub
11 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.17%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 102 (17.23%) SAN
2 93 (15.71%) VPN
3 82 (13.85%) Firewall
4 74 (12.50%) DNS
5 66 (11.15%) TCP/IP
6 63 (10.64%) DHCP
6 63 (10.64%) WAN
7 61 (10.30%) LAN
8 27 (4.56%) VoIP
9 22 (3.72%) MPLS
10 18 (3.04%) Remote Desktop
10 18 (3.04%) VLAN
11 16 (2.70%) Internet
12 14 (2.36%) Ethernet
12 14 (2.36%) IP Telephony
13 10 (1.69%) Network Security
13 10 (1.69%) SMTP
14 9 (1.52%) iSCSI
14 9 (1.52%) NAS
15 8 (1.35%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (28.04%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.08%) Oracle Database
3 35 (5.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (4.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (2.03%) Oracle Database 12c
9 11 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (1.69%) MySQL
11 9 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.35%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
13 6 (1.01%) Relational Database
14 5 (0.84%) Couchbase
14 5 (0.84%) Riak
15 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
16 3 (0.51%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 42 (7.09%) Visual Studio
2 38 (6.42%) JIRA
3 36 (6.08%) Git (software)
4 30 (5.07%) Jenkins
5 29 (4.90%) Subversion
6 24 (4.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 19 (3.21%) Android Studio
8 18 (3.04%) Eclipse
8 18 (3.04%) Octopus Deploy
8 18 (3.04%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.18%) GCC
9 7 (1.18%) JBehave
9 7 (1.18%) JUnit
9 7 (1.18%) Ranorex
9 7 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (1.18%) Vagrant
10 6 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.84%) NetBeans
11 5 (0.84%) Selenium
12 4 (0.68%) NUnit
General
1 80 (13.51%) Finance
2 33 (5.57%) Marketing
3 28 (4.73%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.38%) Retail
5 15 (2.53%) Legal
6 14 (2.36%) Law
7 9 (1.52%) Games
8 6 (1.01%) Publishing
9 4 (0.68%) Advertising
9 4 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.34%) Back Office
12 1 (0.17%) Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Local Government
12 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 115 (19.43%) Analyst
2 95 (16.05%) IT Support
3 89 (15.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 77 (13.01%) 2nd Line Support
5 73 (12.33%) Support Engineer
6 68 (11.49%) Windows Engineer
7 58 (9.80%) IT Analyst
8 56 (9.46%) Support Analyst
9 42 (7.09%) IT Support Analyst
10 41 (6.93%) IT Engineer
10 41 (6.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 41 (6.93%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 40 (6.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 40 (6.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 39 (6.59%) Service Analyst
13 38 (6.42%) VMware Engineer
14 37 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
15 36 (6.08%) IT Support Engineer
15 36 (6.08%) Senior Windows Engineer
16 35 (5.91%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (12.33%) .NET
2 27 (4.56%) ASP.NET
3 26 (4.39%) HTML
4 13 (2.20%) Web Services
5 12 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (1.86%) XML
7 10 (1.69%) RESTful
8 7 (1.18%) AngularJS
8 7 (1.18%) Ext JS
8 7 (1.18%) Hibernate
8 7 (1.18%) JPA
8 7 (1.18%) LAPP Stack
8 7 (1.18%) Spring
9 6 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (0.84%) ADO.NET
10 5 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (0.84%) Django
10 5 (0.84%) jQuery
10 5 (0.84%) JSP
11 4 (0.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.98%) Data Centre
2 29 (4.90%) Management Information System
3 25 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (3.55%) Clustering
5 17 (2.87%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.36%) NHS
6 14 (2.36%) Public Cloud
7 12 (2.03%) iPhone
8 11 (1.86%) iPad
9 9 (1.52%) Blackberry
9 9 (1.52%) RSA SecurID
10 8 (1.35%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.18%) CMDB
11 7 (1.18%) Replication
12 6 (1.01%) Fintech
12 6 (1.01%) IVR
13 5 (0.84%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.84%) User Experience
14 4 (0.68%) AS400
15 3 (0.51%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 270 (45.61%) Windows Server
2 177 (29.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 169 (28.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 160 (27.03%) Linux
5 99 (16.72%) Windows 7
6 65 (10.98%) Unix
7 54 (9.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 44 (7.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 38 (6.42%) Android
10 23 (3.89%) Windows XP
11 20 (3.38%) Windows 10
12 18 (3.04%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 14 (2.36%) Embedded Linux
14 13 (2.20%) Mac OS X
15 9 (1.52%) Apple iOS
16 8 (1.35%) CentOS
16 8 (1.35%) Mac OS
16 8 (1.35%) Solaris
17 7 (1.18%) Windows 8
18 6 (1.01%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (25.51%) ITIL
2 83 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (7.94%) SDLC
4 43 (7.26%) High Availability
5 41 (6.93%) Change Management
6 39 (6.59%) Software Engineering
6 39 (6.59%) Time Management
7 38 (6.42%) Service Delivery
8 35 (5.91%) Disaster Recovery
9 33 (5.57%) Digital Marketing
10 32 (5.41%) DevOps
11 30 (5.07%) OO
12 29 (4.90%) Service Management
13 26 (4.39%) Project Management
13 26 (4.39%) Scrum
14 23 (3.89%) Server Virtualisation
15 22 (3.72%) Load Balancing
15 22 (3.72%) Performance Monitoring
16 21 (3.55%) Information Security
17 20 (3.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 146 (24.66%) SQL
2 62 (10.47%) PowerShell
3 58 (9.80%) C#
4 57 (9.63%) Python
5 55 (9.29%) Java
6 46 (7.77%) JavaScript
7 38 (6.42%) T-SQL
8 35 (5.91%) C++
9 22 (3.72%) Bash Shell
10 19 (3.21%) C
10 19 (3.21%) Perl
11 15 (2.53%) Ruby
12 13 (2.20%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.35%) VB
14 7 (1.18%) PHP
14 7 (1.18%) VB6
14 7 (1.18%) VC++
15 6 (1.01%) VBScript
16 5 (0.84%) VBA
17 2 (0.34%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 70 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (8.11%) MCSA
3 46 (7.77%) Degree
4 27 (4.56%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (4.56%) MCSE
5 23 (3.89%) CCNA
6 21 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (2.70%) MCP
8 14 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.52%) CISSP
9 9 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (1.35%) CISA
10 8 (1.35%) CISM
11 7 (1.18%) CCNP
12 6 (1.01%) CCDA
13 5 (0.84%) Master's Degree
13 5 (0.84%) SSCP
14 4 (0.68%) MCITP
14 4 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
15 3 (0.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.59%) SLA
2 29 (4.90%) PCI DSS
3 15 (2.53%) QA
4 12 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.68%) GDPR
6 2 (0.34%) DICOM
6 2 (0.34%) HL7
6 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 307 (51.86%) Active Directory
2 143 (24.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (7.26%) XenApp
4 41 (6.93%) VMware ESXi
4 41 (6.93%) vSphere
5 38 (6.42%) Hyper-V
6 34 (5.74%) XenDesktop
7 16 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
8 14 (2.36%) Terminal Services
9 12 (2.03%) XenServer
10 11 (1.86%) Docker
11 10 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (1.52%) Xen
13 6 (1.01%) OpenSIPS
13 6 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.84%) Terminal Server
14 5 (0.84%) VirtualBox
15 4 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
16 3 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 44 (7.43%) SCCM
2 23 (3.89%) Puppet
3 22 (3.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 20 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (3.21%) Failover Clustering
5 19 (3.21%) WSUS
6 17 (2.87%) SCOM
7 14 (2.36%) Ansible
8 11 (1.86%) ServiceCenter
9 9 (1.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 7 (1.18%) LiteSpeed
10 7 (1.18%) vCenter Server
11 6 (1.01%) Backup Exec
11 6 (1.01%) ZENworks
12 5 (0.84%) Nagios
12 5 (0.84%) Opsview
12 5 (0.84%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.68%) OpenView
13 4 (0.68%) SCVMM
13 4 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 328 (55.41%) Microsoft
2 223 (37.67%) VMware
3 105 (17.74%) Citrix
4 74 (12.50%) Cisco
5 57 (9.63%) Oracle
6 53 (8.95%) NetApp
7 52 (8.78%) HP
8 42 (7.09%) Red Hat
9 27 (4.56%) Avaya
10 26 (4.39%) Symantec
11 19 (3.21%) Apple
11 19 (3.21%) CommVault
12 16 (2.70%) Sophos
13 15 (2.53%) F5
13 15 (2.53%) Veeam
14 14 (2.36%) Dell Compellent
14 14 (2.36%) SAP
15 12 (2.03%) Dell
15 12 (2.03%) McAfee
16 10 (1.69%) CheckPoint