Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 12 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 394 524 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.88% 10.74% 15.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.10% 58.09% 74.09%
Number of salaries quoted 340 469 718
Leeds median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.41% -1.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,500 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% -4.00%

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 742 902 1,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 20.50% 18.49% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 640 792 931
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,750 £21,750
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 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 242 (61.42%) Microsoft
2 224 (56.85%) Active Directory
3 163 (41.37%) Windows Server
4 110 (27.92%) SQL
5 104 (26.40%) SQL Server
6 102 (25.89%) Microsoft Azure
7 100 (25.38%) VMware
8 93 (23.60%) ITIL
9 89 (22.59%) Office 365
10 86 (21.83%) Microsoft Office
11 79 (20.05%) MS Exchange
12 75 (19.04%) PowerShell
13 73 (18.53%) Linux
14 70 (17.77%) Windows 10
15 67 (17.01%) DNS
15 67 (17.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 66 (16.75%) Windows Server 2012
16 66 (16.75%) VMware Infrastructure
17 64 (16.24%) SharePoint
18 59 (14.97%) Amazon AWS
19 57 (14.47%) Windows 7
20 55 (13.96%) Finance
20 55 (13.96%) WAN
20 55 (13.96%) Windows Server 2008
21 51 (12.94%) Citrix
22 48 (12.18%) SLA
23 47 (11.93%) LAN
23 47 (11.93%) IIS
23 47 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
24 42 (10.66%) SAN

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 (20.05%) MS Exchange
2 64 (16.24%) SharePoint
3 47 (11.93%) IIS
4 21 (5.33%) Skype for Business
5 19 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (4.06%) Confluence
8 12 (3.05%) CMS
9 8 (2.03%) Apache Solr
9 8 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.52%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.27%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.02%) Apache
12 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (1.02%) Kentico
13 3 (0.76%) JBoss
14 2 (0.51%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 86 (21.83%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.02%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.76%) Sage CRM
5 2 (0.51%) Infor LN
5 2 (0.51%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.51%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.25%) assyst
6 1 (0.25%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.25%) Pegasus Opera
6 1 (0.25%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 102 (25.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (22.59%) Office 365
3 59 (14.97%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (4.31%) IaaS
5 14 (3.55%) Sage Pay
6 12 (3.05%) Dynamics 365
6 12 (3.05%) SaaS
7 11 (2.79%) PaaS
7 11 (2.79%) Serverless
8 7 (1.78%) Force.com
9 5 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.51%) Akamai
10 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 67 (17.01%) DNS
2 55 (13.96%) WAN
3 47 (11.93%) LAN
4 42 (10.66%) SAN
5 41 (10.41%) DHCP
6 36 (9.14%) TCP/IP
7 27 (6.85%) Firewall
7 27 (6.85%) VoIP
8 20 (5.08%) VPN
9 19 (4.82%) Internet
9 19 (4.82%) Intranet
10 12 (3.05%) Remote Desktop
11 11 (2.79%) BGP
11 11 (2.79%) Fibre Channel
12 10 (2.54%) NAS
12 10 (2.54%) OSPF
12 10 (2.54%) Wireless
13 9 (2.28%) iSCSI
13 9 (2.28%) Network Security
13 9 (2.28%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (26.40%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.33%) Relational Database
3 19 (4.82%) Azure SQL Database
4 14 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.03%) Big Data
5 8 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.76%) MySQL
8 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.51%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.51%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.51%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.51%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 24 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (5.58%) Visual Studio
3 21 (5.33%) JIRA
4 20 (5.08%) Jenkins
5 16 (4.06%) Git (software)
5 16 (4.06%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (1.78%) Maven
8 4 (1.02%) Redmine
8 4 (1.02%) Subversion
8 4 (1.02%) Trac
9 3 (0.76%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.76%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.76%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.76%) SonarQube
9 3 (0.76%) TestNG
10 2 (0.51%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.25%) Selenium
11 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
General
1 55 (13.96%) Finance
2 20 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.57%) Legal
4 14 (3.55%) Back Office
4 14 (3.55%) Marketing
5 11 (2.79%) Retail
6 7 (1.78%) Law
7 5 (1.27%) Advertising
8 4 (1.02%) Electronics
9 3 (0.76%) Local Government
9 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.51%) Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Billing
11 1 (0.25%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Military
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 68 (17.26%) Support Engineer
2 60 (15.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 57 (14.47%) Analyst
4 46 (11.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 37 (9.39%) Developer
6 31 (7.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 29 (7.36%) Support Analyst
7 29 (7.36%) Windows Engineer
8 27 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 25 (6.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 22 (5.58%) Consultant
10 22 (5.58%) Service Analyst
10 22 (5.58%) Service Desk Analyst
11 21 (5.33%) IT Support
12 19 (4.82%) IT Engineer
12 19 (4.82%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (4.57%) Applications Support
14 17 (4.31%) 3rd Line Support
15 16 (4.06%) IT Support Engineer
15 16 (4.06%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.63%) .NET
2 30 (7.61%) HTML
3 25 (6.35%) REST
4 24 (6.09%) Web Services
4 24 (6.09%) XML
5 23 (5.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 21 (5.33%) ASP.NET
7 19 (4.82%) SOAP
8 17 (4.31%) ASP.NET Web API
9 15 (3.81%) jQuery
9 15 (3.81%) JSON
9 15 (3.81%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (3.05%) CSS
10 12 (3.05%) Elastic Stack
10 12 (3.05%) Middleware
11 9 (2.28%) AngularJS
12 8 (2.03%) Kendo UI
12 8 (2.03%) Node.js
12 8 (2.03%) PhoneGap
12 8 (2.03%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
1 26 (6.60%) Management Information System
2 19 (4.82%) Client/Server
3 18 (4.57%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.81%) Driving Licence
4 15 (3.81%) NHS
5 12 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.28%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (2.03%) Clustering
8 7 (1.78%) PKI
8 7 (1.78%) User Experience
9 5 (1.27%) CCTV
9 5 (1.27%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.27%) Robotics
10 4 (1.02%) EMC VNX
10 4 (1.02%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.76%) CMDB
11 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.51%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.51%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 163 (41.37%) Windows Server
2 73 (18.53%) Linux
3 70 (17.77%) Windows 10
4 66 (16.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (14.47%) Windows 7
6 55 (13.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (4.06%) Windows 8
8 14 (3.55%) Android
9 12 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.79%) Apple iOS
11 8 (2.03%) Mac OS X
11 8 (2.03%) Unix
12 7 (1.78%) Mac OS
12 7 (1.78%) Ubuntu
12 7 (1.78%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.27%) CentOS
14 4 (1.02%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 3 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (23.60%) ITIL
2 67 (17.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 47 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (10.41%) Problem-Solving
5 35 (8.88%) ITSM
6 34 (8.63%) Service Management
7 31 (7.87%) DevOps
8 30 (7.61%) Service Delivery
9 27 (6.85%) Change Control
10 26 (6.60%) Scrum
11 24 (6.09%) Information Security
12 23 (5.84%) Mentoring
12 23 (5.84%) MVC
13 22 (5.58%) Incident Management
14 21 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
15 19 (4.82%) Capacity Planning
16 18 (4.57%) Configuration Management
16 18 (4.57%) Proactive Management
16 18 (4.57%) Risk Management
16 18 (4.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 110 (27.92%) SQL
2 75 (19.04%) PowerShell
3 32 (8.12%) C#
4 29 (7.36%) JavaScript
5 21 (5.33%) Bash Shell
6 19 (4.82%) Java
7 18 (4.57%) Python
8 17 (4.31%) C
9 8 (2.03%) Apex Code
9 8 (2.03%) Ruby
9 8 (2.03%) TypeScript
10 7 (1.78%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.52%) C++
11 6 (1.52%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.27%) Tcl
13 4 (1.02%) PHP
13 4 (1.02%) VBA
14 3 (0.76%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.76%) VB
14 3 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (6.35%) Degree
3 23 (5.84%) MCSA
4 17 (4.31%) Security Cleared
5 11 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (2.79%) MCSE
6 9 (2.28%) CCNA
6 9 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.03%) AWS Certification
7 8 (2.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.27%) MCSD
9 4 (1.02%) CCNP
9 4 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.02%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.76%) MCITP
11 2 (0.51%) MCP
12 1 (0.25%) CCSA
12 1 (0.25%) CISMP
12 1 (0.25%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (12.18%) SLA
2 15 (3.81%) QA
3 13 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.76%) PMO
6 2 (0.51%) GDPR
7 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 224 (56.85%) Active Directory
2 66 (16.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (5.08%) Docker
5 16 (4.06%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.28%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (2.03%) vSphere
8 7 (1.78%) XenApp
8 7 (1.78%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.27%) VMware NSX
10 4 (1.02%) pfSense
11 3 (0.76%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.76%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.76%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.51%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (8.88%) SCCM
2 15 (3.81%) vCenter Server
3 11 (2.79%) Ansible
3 11 (2.79%) Nagios
3 11 (2.79%) WSUS
4 9 (2.28%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (2.28%) Puppet
5 8 (2.03%) SCOM
6 7 (1.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (1.78%) Terraform
7 6 (1.52%) DameWare
7 6 (1.52%) MaaS360
7 6 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.27%) ArcSight ESM
8 5 (1.27%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.27%) Netcool
8 5 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (1.02%) vRealize
9 4 (1.02%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 242 (61.42%) Microsoft
2 100 (25.38%) VMware
3 51 (12.94%) Citrix
4 40 (10.15%) Cisco
5 25 (6.35%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (4.57%) Symantec
7 15 (3.81%) HP
8 14 (3.55%) Telerik
9 12 (3.05%) NetApp
10 11 (2.79%) Blue Prism
10 11 (2.79%) Remedy
11 10 (2.54%) Atlassian
11 10 (2.54%) SAP
11 10 (2.54%) UiPath
11 10 (2.54%) Veeam
12 9 (2.28%) F5
12 9 (2.28%) Oracle
12 9 (2.28%) Sage
12 9 (2.28%) ServiceNow
13 8 (2.03%) Splunk