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

Microsoft Windows
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 10 13
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 487 774 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.79% 14.66% 12.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.11% 70.05% 55.60%
Number of salaries quoted 439 678 745
Leeds median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £24,400 £20,750 £21,050
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.71% -6.67% +7.14%

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 838 1,105 1,491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.85% 20.93% 21.86%
Number of salaries quoted 740 913 1,246
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £60,350 £60,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 245 (50.31%) Microsoft
2 234 (48.05%) Windows Server
3 219 (44.97%) Active Directory
4 158 (32.44%) VMware
5 139 (28.54%) ITIL
6 127 (26.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 121 (24.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 118 (24.23%) VMware Infrastructure
8 118 (24.23%) Linux
9 117 (24.02%) SQL
10 111 (22.79%) Microsoft Azure
11 96 (19.71%) SQL Server
12 83 (17.04%) Office 365
13 79 (16.22%) MS Exchange
14 76 (15.61%) WAN
14 76 (15.61%) Firewall
14 76 (15.61%) Windows 7
15 74 (15.20%) LAN
16 72 (14.78%) PowerShell
17 71 (14.58%) Cisco
18 68 (13.96%) Citrix
19 67 (13.76%) DNS
19 67 (13.76%) .NET
20 62 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
21 61 (12.53%) SCCM
22 60 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
22 60 (12.32%) DevOps
23 57 (11.70%) DHCP
24 54 (11.09%) Finance
25 51 (10.47%) TCP/IP

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 79 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 47 (9.65%) SharePoint
3 36 (7.39%) IIS
4 33 (6.78%) Skype for Business
5 27 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (2.05%) Apache
9 8 (1.64%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.23%) IBM Domino
10 6 (1.23%) IBM Notes
10 6 (1.23%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.23%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.03%) OpenEdge
12 4 (0.82%) SAS
13 3 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.62%) Confluence
13 3 (0.62%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 62 (12.73%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.21%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.21%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 5 (1.03%) Carpe Diem
1 5 (1.03%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.21%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 111 (22.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (17.04%) Office 365
3 46 (9.45%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (1.64%) IaaS
6 7 (1.44%) PaaS
6 7 (1.44%) SaaS
7 4 (0.82%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.62%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.41%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.21%) G Suite
10 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 76 (15.61%) Firewall
1 76 (15.61%) WAN
2 74 (15.20%) LAN
3 67 (13.76%) DNS
4 57 (11.70%) DHCP
5 51 (10.47%) TCP/IP
6 47 (9.65%) SAN
7 22 (4.52%) VoIP
8 21 (4.31%) Network Security
9 20 (4.11%) Internet
10 19 (3.90%) MPLS
11 18 (3.70%) VPN
12 17 (3.49%) Wireless
13 13 (2.67%) Remote Desktop
14 9 (1.85%) Skype
15 8 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (1.64%) VLAN
16 7 (1.44%) HTTP
16 7 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
17 5 (1.03%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (19.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.90%) Amazon RDS
3 17 (3.49%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (2.26%) MySQL
7 8 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.82%) Power BI
10 4 (0.82%) RavenDB
10 4 (0.82%) Redis
10 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 39 (8.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (6.16%) Visual Studio
3 28 (5.75%) Git (software)
4 26 (5.34%) JIRA
5 16 (3.29%) Subversion
6 15 (3.08%) Eclipse
7 12 (2.46%) Android Studio
7 12 (2.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 12 (2.46%) TeamCity
8 9 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (1.85%) MSBuild
8 9 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (1.23%) ERwin
10 5 (1.03%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.03%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.03%) WebSpeed
11 3 (0.62%) MSI
11 3 (0.62%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.62%) SpecFlow
General
1 54 (11.09%) Finance
2 23 (4.72%) Retail
3 17 (3.49%) Marketing
4 15 (3.08%) Billing
4 15 (3.08%) Military
5 12 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.26%) Law
6 11 (2.26%) Legal
7 4 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.41%) Advertising
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 76 (15.61%) Analyst
2 53 (10.88%) Support Analyst
3 52 (10.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 49 (10.06%) IT Support
5 48 (9.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 48 (9.86%) Support Engineer
6 42 (8.62%) Developer
7 40 (8.21%) DevOps Engineer
8 37 (7.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 36 (7.39%) Architect
10 28 (5.75%) Windows Engineer
11 25 (5.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 24 (4.93%) IT Analyst
13 23 (4.72%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 22 (4.52%) .NET Developer
14 22 (4.52%) IT Support Analyst
15 21 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 21 (4.31%) Team Leader
16 19 (3.90%) Applications Support
16 19 (3.90%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (13.76%) .NET
2 36 (7.39%) HTML
3 20 (4.11%) CSS
4 14 (2.87%) ASP.NET
4 14 (2.87%) XML
5 13 (2.67%) SOAP
6 10 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (2.05%) Web Services
7 9 (1.85%) CakePHP
7 9 (1.85%) LAMP
7 9 (1.85%) Symfony
8 8 (1.64%) ADO.NET
8 8 (1.64%) AngularJS
8 8 (1.64%) REST
8 8 (1.64%) WinForms
9 7 (1.44%) LLBLGen Pro
9 7 (1.44%) Sensu
9 7 (1.44%) WPF
9 7 (1.44%) XSD
10 6 (1.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.90%) Clustering
2 19 (3.90%) Data Centre
3 18 (3.70%) PKI
3 18 (3.70%) Replication
4 16 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (3.29%) User Experience
5 15 (3.08%) Fat Client
5 15 (3.08%) Thin Client
6 11 (2.26%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.44%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.23%) AS400
9 6 (1.23%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.03%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.03%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.03%) e-Learning
10 5 (1.03%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.82%) BYOD
11 4 (0.82%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 234 (48.05%) Windows Server
2 127 (26.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 121 (24.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 118 (24.23%) Linux
5 76 (15.61%) Windows 7
6 37 (7.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (7.19%) Unix
8 27 (5.54%) Windows 10
9 25 (5.13%) Android
10 13 (2.67%) Apple iOS
11 12 (2.46%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 11 (2.26%) Mac OS X
12 11 (2.26%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.44%) Windows XP
14 6 (1.23%) AIX
14 6 (1.23%) Solaris
15 5 (1.03%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (28.54%) ITIL
2 60 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (12.32%) DevOps
3 48 (9.86%) Configuration Management
4 41 (8.42%) Coaching
4 41 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 41 (8.42%) Service Delivery
5 33 (6.78%) Project Management
6 29 (5.95%) SDLC
7 26 (5.34%) Mentoring
8 25 (5.13%) MVC
8 25 (5.13%) Presales
9 22 (4.52%) OO
9 22 (4.52%) Patch Management
9 22 (4.52%) Time Management
10 21 (4.31%) Software Engineering
11 20 (4.11%) Incident Management
11 20 (4.11%) Load Balancing
12 18 (3.70%) Information Security
13 17 (3.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 117 (24.02%) SQL
2 72 (14.78%) PowerShell
3 43 (8.83%) JavaScript
4 38 (7.80%) Python
5 31 (6.37%) C#
6 27 (5.54%) Java
7 22 (4.52%) T-SQL
8 18 (3.70%) C++
9 10 (2.05%) Bash Shell
9 10 (2.05%) PHP
10 9 (1.85%) Perl
10 9 (1.85%) PHP 5
10 9 (1.85%) PHP 7
11 8 (1.64%) C
12 7 (1.44%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.23%) Bourne shell
13 6 (1.23%) Ruby
13 6 (1.23%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.03%) OpenEdge ABL
14 5 (1.03%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 39 (8.01%) ITIL Certification
2 36 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (4.93%) MCSE
4 24 (4.93%) SC Cleared
4 24 (4.93%) Security Cleared
5 20 (4.11%) CCNA
5 20 (4.11%) MCSA
6 17 (3.49%) Degree
7 16 (3.29%) CCNP
8 9 (1.85%) CISA
8 9 (1.85%) CISM
8 9 (1.85%) CISSP
9 8 (1.64%) MCP
10 7 (1.44%) CEH
10 7 (1.44%) CISMP
10 7 (1.44%) SANS
11 6 (1.23%) MCITP
12 4 (0.82%) SSCP
13 3 (0.62%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.98%) SLA
2 9 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.62%) GDPR
3 3 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.41%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.41%) QA
5 1 (0.21%) HIPAA
System Software
1 219 (44.97%) Active Directory
2 118 (24.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (8.42%) Hyper-V
4 35 (7.19%) XenApp
5 34 (6.98%) vSphere
6 33 (6.78%) XenDesktop
7 20 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (3.29%) XenServer
9 10 (2.05%) Terminal Services
9 10 (2.05%) Virtual Desktop
9 10 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.03%) OpenSIPS
12 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.41%) Docker
14 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.21%) pfSense
14 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 61 (12.53%) SCCM
2 25 (5.13%) SCOM
3 22 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (3.90%) Backup Exec
4 19 (3.90%) Puppet
5 15 (3.08%) Ansible
6 12 (2.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 12 (2.46%) ServiceCenter
6 12 (2.46%) Single Sign-On
7 11 (2.26%) vCenter Server
7 11 (2.26%) WSUS
8 9 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (1.44%) Nagios
10 6 (1.23%) SmoothWall
10 6 (1.23%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.03%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (1.03%) MaaS360
12 4 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 3 (0.62%) FortiGate
14 2 (0.41%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 245 (50.31%) Microsoft
2 158 (32.44%) VMware
3 71 (14.58%) Cisco
4 68 (13.96%) Citrix
5 48 (9.86%) HP
6 24 (4.93%) Oracle
7 23 (4.72%) NetApp
8 22 (4.52%) Dell
9 19 (3.90%) Veeam
10 18 (3.70%) Avaya
11 17 (3.49%) Apple
12 15 (3.08%) CommVault
12 15 (3.08%) Xerox
13 14 (2.87%) Symantec
14 13 (2.67%) Google
15 12 (2.46%) F5
16 11 (2.26%) Rackspace
17 9 (1.85%) SolarWinds
17 9 (1.85%) Zend
18 8 (1.64%) Red Hat