Period
to 13 July 2020

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 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 16 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 235 329 517
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Leeds 12.08% 10.50% 10.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.38% 56.43% 55.24%
Number of salaries quoted 205 300 472
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,950 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £58,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,375 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.02% -0.33% +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 354 583 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 18.19% 18.60% 19.22%
Number of salaries quoted 297 508 798
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,675 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,756 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Leeds

Windows
Salary Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in Leeds.

Salary trend for Windows in Leeds

Windows
Salary Histogram in Leeds

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in Leeds over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Windows in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, 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.

1 103 (43.83%) Microsoft
1 103 (43.83%) Windows Server
2 98 (41.70%) Azure
3 80 (34.04%) Active Directory
4 72 (30.64%) SQL
5 61 (25.96%) SQL Server
6 59 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (21.70%) Office 365
8 46 (19.57%) DevOps
8 46 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
9 45 (19.15%) PowerShell
10 44 (18.72%) Linux
11 42 (17.87%) VMware
12 40 (17.02%) AWS
13 38 (16.17%) ITIL
14 37 (15.74%) Finance
15 33 (14.04%) IIS
15 33 (14.04%) SharePoint
15 33 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
16 32 (13.62%) C#
17 31 (13.19%) Windows 10
18 30 (12.77%) Oracle
19 28 (11.91%) Hyper-V
19 28 (11.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 27 (11.49%) DNS
21 26 (11.06%) Scrum
22 25 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
22 25 (10.64%) .NET
22 25 (10.64%) Tech Ops
23 24 (10.21%) Software Engineering

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 33 (14.04%) IIS
1 33 (14.04%) SharePoint
2 19 (8.09%) MS Exchange
3 14 (5.96%) Confluence
4 12 (5.11%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.28%) Apache
5 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.28%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.28%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.43%) Mule
6 1 (0.43%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 16 (6.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.40%) Elite 3E
2 6 (2.55%) Carpe Diem
3 3 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 98 (41.70%) Azure
2 51 (21.70%) Office 365
3 40 (17.02%) AWS
4 17 (7.23%) Power Platform
5 14 (5.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (5.96%) IaaS
6 11 (4.68%) PaaS
7 9 (3.83%) Azure Data Factory
7 9 (3.83%) Azure Stack
8 6 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.70%) GCP
10 4 (1.70%) Mimecast
11 3 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (1.28%) NuGet
12 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.85%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.85%) Serverless
12 2 (0.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.49%) DNS
2 20 (8.51%) DHCP
3 12 (5.11%) Firewall
4 10 (4.26%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.83%) LAN
6 8 (3.40%) VPN
6 8 (3.40%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (2.55%) SAN
7 6 (2.55%) VoIP
7 6 (2.55%) WAN
8 5 (2.13%) FTP
8 5 (2.13%) Skype
9 4 (1.70%) Internet
9 4 (1.70%) Network Security
10 3 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.28%) SSL
10 3 (1.28%) Wireless
11 2 (0.85%) CTI
11 2 (0.85%) Extranet
11 2 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (25.96%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.23%) Power BI
3 15 (6.38%) Amazon RDS
4 14 (5.96%) Oracle Database
5 11 (4.68%) Azure SQL Database
6 10 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (3.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.40%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.98%) MySQL
10 5 (2.13%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.70%) MS Access
12 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.43%) Informix
14 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (7.66%) JIRA
2 13 (5.53%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.83%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.40%) GitLab
4 8 (3.40%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (2.55%) TeamCity
5 6 (2.55%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.28%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.28%) NUnit
6 3 (1.28%) SonarQube
6 3 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.85%) MSI
7 2 (0.85%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.43%) Postman
8 1 (0.43%) Selenium
8 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (15.74%) Finance
2 12 (5.11%) Banking
3 11 (4.68%) Law
3 11 (4.68%) Legal
4 7 (2.98%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.85%) Marketing
6 2 (0.85%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.85%) Publishing
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) German Language
7 1 (0.43%) Retail
7 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (10.64%) Analyst
2 23 (9.79%) IT Support
3 22 (9.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (8.94%) Administrator
4 21 (8.94%) Software Engineer
4 21 (8.94%) Support Engineer
5 20 (8.51%) Azure Engineer
5 20 (8.51%) Technical Engineer
6 18 (7.66%) Platform Engineer
7 17 (7.23%) Operations Engineer
8 15 (6.38%) Technical Operations Engineer
9 13 (5.53%) Automation Engineer
10 11 (4.68%) Developer
10 11 (4.68%) IT Engineer
11 10 (4.26%) Architect
11 10 (4.26%) DBA
11 10 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
11 10 (4.26%) Support Analyst
11 10 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.64%) .NET
2 16 (6.81%) AngularJS
3 14 (5.96%) HTML
4 8 (3.40%) jQuery
5 7 (2.98%) .NET Framework
5 7 (2.98%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.98%) XML
6 6 (2.55%) ODBC
7 5 (2.13%) CSS
7 5 (2.13%) CSS3
7 5 (2.13%) REST
7 5 (2.13%) SOAP
7 5 (2.13%) Web Services
8 3 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.28%) Middleware
8 3 (1.28%) RESTful
8 3 (1.28%) SignalR
8 3 (1.28%) XML Schema
9 2 (0.85%) HTML5
9 2 (0.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.51%) Data Centre
3 15 (6.38%) Mainframe
4 10 (4.26%) Clustering
5 5 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.70%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.70%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.70%) Social Media
7 3 (1.28%) iPad
7 3 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.85%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.85%) iPhone
8 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.85%) SCADA
9 1 (0.43%) Handset
9 1 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) iSeries
9 1 (0.43%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 103 (43.83%) Windows Server
2 44 (18.72%) Linux
3 31 (13.19%) Windows 10
4 21 (8.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (6.81%) Mac OS
6 9 (3.83%) Windows Server 2019
7 7 (2.98%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (2.13%) Unix
8 5 (2.13%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.28%) Android
10 3 (1.28%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.11%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (19.57%) DevOps
2 46 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
3 38 (16.17%) ITIL
4 28 (11.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 26 (11.06%) Scrum
6 25 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (10.64%) Tech Ops
7 24 (10.21%) Software Engineering
8 20 (8.51%) Collaborative Working
8 20 (8.51%) Information Security
8 20 (8.51%) Migration
9 17 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (7.23%) Proactive Monitoring
10 15 (6.38%) Software Delivery
11 14 (5.96%) SDLC
11 14 (5.96%) Waterfall
12 13 (5.53%) Kanban
13 12 (5.11%) Data Management
13 12 (5.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 72 (30.64%) SQL
2 45 (19.15%) PowerShell
3 32 (13.62%) C#
4 14 (5.96%) Java
4 14 (5.96%) PL/SQL
5 13 (5.53%) Bash Shell
6 12 (5.11%) Python
6 12 (5.11%) T-SQL
7 9 (3.83%) Ruby
8 7 (2.98%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.98%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.55%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.13%) VBScript
11 2 (0.85%) COBOL
11 2 (0.85%) IronPython
11 2 (0.85%) Java 8
11 2 (0.85%) XAML
12 1 (0.43%) C++
12 1 (0.43%) Perl
12 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (5.53%) MCSE
3 9 (3.83%) MCP
3 9 (3.83%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.83%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.40%) Degree
5 6 (2.55%) MCSA
5 6 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.70%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.85%) CCNA
8 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.43%) CCA
9 1 (0.43%) CCENT
9 1 (0.43%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.43%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.43%) HPE ATP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.68%) SLA
2 8 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.98%) GDPR
4 6 (2.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 80 (34.04%) Active Directory
2 28 (11.91%) Hyper-V
3 24 (10.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (6.38%) Docker
5 10 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (4.26%) XenDesktop
6 9 (3.83%) XenApp
7 6 (2.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (2.55%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (2.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 4 (1.70%) vSphere
10 3 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (8.09%) SCCM
2 14 (5.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 12 (5.11%) Kubernetes
4 9 (3.83%) Ansible
4 9 (3.83%) SCVMM
5 6 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.55%) Puppet
6 5 (2.13%) Backup Exec
6 5 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (1.70%) Terraform
7 4 (1.70%) WSUS
8 3 (1.28%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.85%) Packer
9 2 (0.85%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.43%) Rancher
10 1 (0.43%) SCOM
10 1 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.43%) vMotion
Vendors
1 103 (43.83%) Microsoft
2 42 (17.87%) VMware
3 30 (12.77%) Oracle
4 19 (8.09%) IBM
5 17 (7.23%) Citrix
6 12 (5.11%) Cisco
6 12 (5.11%) Unisys
7 9 (3.83%) Databricks
7 9 (3.83%) PlateSpin
7 9 (3.83%) Tableau
7 9 (3.83%) VirtaMove
8 8 (3.40%) Intapp
8 8 (3.40%) Splunk
9 7 (2.98%) CrowdStrike
10 6 (2.55%) Dell
10 6 (2.55%) EnterpriseDB
10 6 (2.55%) iManage
10 6 (2.55%) ServiceNow
10 6 (2.55%) Veeam
11 5 (2.13%) NetApp