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

Microsoft Windows
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 14 13
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 488 646 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.25% 12.66% 12.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.65% 65.19% 60.52%
Number of salaries quoted 434 573 692
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +1.37% +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,150 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% +2.86%

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 832 991 1,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 17.48% 19.42% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 719 815 1,058
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £23,925
90th Percentile £63,500 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +4.00%

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 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 243 (49.80%) Microsoft
2 230 (47.13%) Active Directory
3 204 (41.80%) Windows Server
4 159 (32.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 154 (31.56%) VMware
6 144 (29.51%) SQL
7 126 (25.82%) ITIL
8 112 (22.95%) Linux
9 108 (22.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 100 (20.49%) Office 365
11 98 (20.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 92 (18.85%) Windows Server 2008
13 91 (18.65%) SQL Server
14 85 (17.42%) MS Exchange
15 83 (17.01%) DevOps
16 81 (16.60%) DNS
17 78 (15.98%) .NET
17 78 (15.98%) Microsoft Office
18 77 (15.78%) Finance
18 77 (15.78%) PowerShell
19 73 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
20 68 (13.93%) DHCP
21 66 (13.52%) Windows 7
22 59 (12.09%) Cisco
22 59 (12.09%) LAN
23 57 (11.68%) Coaching
24 56 (11.48%) IIS
24 56 (11.48%) Firewall
25 55 (11.27%) WAN
26 53 (10.86%) SCCM

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 85 (17.42%) MS Exchange
2 56 (11.48%) IIS
3 46 (9.43%) SharePoint
4 40 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (7.58%) Skype for Business
6 30 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (2.66%) Apache
9 11 (2.25%) SAS
10 10 (2.05%) Confluence
11 4 (0.82%) CloudStack
11 4 (0.82%) IBM Domino
11 4 (0.82%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.82%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.61%) JBoss
12 3 (0.61%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.41%) CMS
13 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 78 (15.98%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.20%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.20%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 9 (1.84%) assyst
2 3 (0.61%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 2 (0.41%) Carpe Diem
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.41%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.20%) Relativity
4 1 (0.20%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 159 (32.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 100 (20.49%) Office 365
3 73 (14.96%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (4.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (2.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 14 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (2.87%) Amazon S3
6 11 (2.25%) IaaS
7 10 (2.05%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.43%) PaaS
10 6 (1.23%) Mimecast
10 6 (1.23%) SaaS
11 5 (1.02%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.82%) Serverless
13 3 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 81 (16.60%) DNS
2 68 (13.93%) DHCP
3 59 (12.09%) LAN
4 56 (11.48%) Firewall
5 55 (11.27%) WAN
6 45 (9.22%) SAN
7 42 (8.61%) TCP/IP
8 19 (3.89%) VPN
8 19 (3.89%) Wireless
9 18 (3.69%) VoIP
10 15 (3.07%) Internet
10 15 (3.07%) Remote Desktop
11 10 (2.05%) Skype
12 9 (1.84%) Network Security
13 8 (1.64%) SMTP
14 7 (1.43%) HTTP
14 7 (1.43%) IP Telephony
15 6 (1.23%) HTTPS
16 5 (1.02%) FTP
16 5 (1.02%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (18.65%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.38%) Amazon RDS
3 20 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (3.48%) Oracle Database
5 15 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (2.66%) MySQL
6 13 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (2.25%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.23%) Power BI
10 5 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.02%) RavenDB
10 5 (1.02%) Redis
11 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.61%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.20%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 47 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (6.56%) JIRA
3 20 (4.10%) Git (software)
4 19 (3.89%) TeamCity
4 19 (3.89%) Visual Studio
5 18 (3.69%) Octopus Deploy
6 16 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (3.07%) Jenkins
7 15 (3.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 15 (3.07%) Visual Studio Team System
8 14 (2.87%) MSBuild
9 7 (1.43%) Selenium
10 5 (1.02%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.82%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.82%) Subversion
12 2 (0.41%) InstallShield
12 2 (0.41%) MSI
13 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.20%) WebSpeed
General
1 77 (15.78%) Finance
2 44 (9.02%) Marketing
3 36 (7.38%) Retail
4 15 (3.07%) Billing
5 11 (2.25%) Back Office
6 10 (2.05%) Law
6 10 (2.05%) Legal
7 7 (1.43%) Military
8 6 (1.23%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.82%) Publishing
10 2 (0.41%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (15.37%) Analyst
2 63 (12.91%) Support Engineer
3 54 (11.07%) Developer
3 54 (11.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 50 (10.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 49 (10.04%) Support Analyst
6 34 (6.97%) 2nd Line Support
7 31 (6.35%) IT Support
8 26 (5.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 26 (5.33%) Windows Engineer
9 24 (4.92%) Applications Support
10 23 (4.71%) Infrastructure Support
11 21 (4.30%) Service Analyst
12 20 (4.10%) .NET Developer
12 20 (4.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 20 (4.10%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (3.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 19 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support
13 19 (3.89%) Applications Engineer
14 17 (3.48%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (15.98%) .NET
2 34 (6.97%) HTML
3 31 (6.35%) XML
4 29 (5.94%) CSS
5 18 (3.69%) REST
6 15 (3.07%) Web Services
7 13 (2.66%) SOAP
8 12 (2.46%) AngularJS
8 12 (2.46%) CakePHP
8 12 (2.46%) LAMP
8 12 (2.46%) Symfony
9 9 (1.84%) XSD
10 8 (1.64%) LLBLGen Pro
10 8 (1.64%) WinForms
10 8 (1.64%) WPF
11 6 (1.23%) ASP.NET
11 6 (1.23%) Node.js
12 5 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (0.82%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.76%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.30%) Clustering
4 20 (4.10%) User Experience
5 17 (3.48%) PKI
5 17 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (3.07%) Replication
7 12 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.46%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.25%) Private Cloud
9 9 (1.84%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.84%) NHS
10 8 (1.64%) Fat Client
10 8 (1.64%) Thin Client
11 7 (1.43%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.23%) Blackberry
12 6 (1.23%) e-Learning
13 5 (1.02%) Analytical Mindset
13 5 (1.02%) CMDB
14 4 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 204 (41.80%) Windows Server
2 112 (22.95%) Linux
3 98 (20.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 92 (18.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 66 (13.52%) Windows 7
6 33 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (5.53%) Unix
8 26 (5.33%) Windows 10
9 17 (3.48%) Apple iOS
10 14 (2.87%) Android
11 12 (2.46%) Windows 8
12 11 (2.25%) Mac OS X
13 10 (2.05%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (1.02%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.82%) CentOS
16 3 (0.61%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.41%) Windows Vista
18 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (25.82%) ITIL
2 83 (17.01%) DevOps
3 57 (11.68%) Coaching
4 47 (9.63%) Problem-Solving
5 42 (8.61%) Configuration Management
6 41 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (6.97%) Mentoring
7 34 (6.97%) Service Delivery
8 32 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 27 (5.53%) MVC
10 25 (5.12%) Migration
11 24 (4.92%) E-Commerce
11 24 (4.92%) Patch Management
12 22 (4.51%) Load Balancing
13 21 (4.30%) Change Management
14 19 (3.89%) High Availability
14 19 (3.89%) Infrastructure Management
14 19 (3.89%) SDLC
15 18 (3.69%) ITIL V3
16 16 (3.28%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 144 (29.51%) SQL
2 77 (15.78%) PowerShell
3 39 (7.99%) JavaScript
3 39 (7.99%) T-SQL
4 30 (6.15%) C#
5 17 (3.48%) C
5 17 (3.48%) Python
6 16 (3.28%) PHP
7 13 (2.66%) Bash Shell
8 12 (2.46%) PHP 5
8 12 (2.46%) PHP 7
9 11 (2.25%) Java
9 11 (2.25%) Ruby
9 11 (2.25%) VB.NET
10 10 (2.05%) Perl
11 7 (1.43%) C++
12 3 (0.61%) VB
13 2 (0.41%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.41%) VB6
14 1 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 36 (7.38%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
3 22 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (3.07%) CCNP
5 13 (2.66%) Degree
5 13 (2.66%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.66%) Security Cleared
6 11 (2.25%) CCNA
6 11 (2.25%) MCSE
7 10 (2.05%) MCSA
8 9 (1.84%) MCP
9 4 (0.82%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.61%) CEH
10 3 (0.61%) CISA
10 3 (0.61%) CISM
10 3 (0.61%) CISSP
10 3 (0.61%) HNC
10 3 (0.61%) HND
10 3 (0.61%) MCITP
10 3 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (10.66%) SLA
2 6 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.61%) QA
4 2 (0.41%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 230 (47.13%) Active Directory
2 108 (22.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (9.22%) Hyper-V
4 33 (6.76%) XenApp
5 27 (5.53%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (4.71%) XenDesktop
7 22 (4.51%) XenServer
8 20 (4.10%) vSphere
9 16 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (2.87%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (2.46%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (1.02%) Docker
13 5 (1.02%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.82%) Firmware
15 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 2 (0.41%) OpenSIPS
16 2 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 53 (10.86%) SCCM
2 25 (5.12%) WSUS
3 24 (4.92%) Ansible
4 23 (4.71%) vCenter Server
5 19 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (3.28%) SCOM
7 15 (3.07%) Single Sign-On
8 14 (2.87%) Backup Exec
9 13 (2.66%) Puppet
9 13 (2.66%) ServiceCenter
10 11 (2.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 10 (2.05%) Failover Clustering
12 8 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (1.43%) SmoothWall
14 6 (1.23%) NetBackup
15 5 (1.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 4 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
16 4 (0.82%) vRealize
17 3 (0.61%) Nagios
17 3 (0.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 243 (49.80%) Microsoft
2 154 (31.56%) VMware
3 59 (12.09%) Cisco
4 51 (10.45%) Citrix
5 31 (6.35%) HP
6 23 (4.71%) Oracle
7 20 (4.10%) Apple
8 19 (3.89%) Google
9 18 (3.69%) Avaya
9 18 (3.69%) Dell
9 18 (3.69%) NetApp
10 17 (3.48%) Symantec
11 16 (3.28%) Veeam
12 15 (3.07%) Xerox
13 14 (2.87%) Genesys
13 14 (2.87%) Verint
14 13 (2.66%) Capita
15 12 (2.46%) Zend
16 11 (2.25%) CommVault
17 10 (2.05%) Trend Micro