The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 9 7
Rank change year-on-year -21 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 27 57 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 6.89% 18.21% 21.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.92% 69.51% 82.46%
Number of salaries quoted 19 36 82
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.66% -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £21,500 £24,060
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £71,250 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,661
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.35%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 52 82 114
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 13.27% 26.20% 26.39%
Number of salaries quoted 44 59 101
Median salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £49,000 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Leicester

Windows
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Leicester.

Salary trend for Windows in Leicester

Windows
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Leicester over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Leicester

Windows
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Windows.

1 32 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 31 (38.75%) SQL Server
3 27 (33.75%) VMware
4 24 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 23 (28.75%) Linux
6 20 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 19 (23.75%) SQL
8 17 (21.25%) C#
9 16 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (18.75%) T-SQL
11 14 (17.50%) .NET
11 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
11 14 (17.50%) CSS
11 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
11 14 (17.50%) Line Management
11 14 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (17.50%) Git (software)
12 13 (16.25%) ITIL
12 13 (16.25%) MS Exchange
13 11 (13.75%) MVC
13 11 (13.75%) LAN
13 11 (13.75%) WAN
13 11 (13.75%) XML
13 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET
13 11 (13.75%) VB.NET
13 11 (13.75%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (13.75%) IT Strategy
14 10 (12.50%) Docker

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 13 (16.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.50%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.75%) Office 365
3 2 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) LAN
1 11 (13.75%) WAN
2 10 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (3.75%) SAN
3 3 (3.75%) Wireless
4 2 (2.50%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.50%) LDAP
4 2 (2.50%) VoIP
5 1 (1.25%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (1.25%) BGP
5 1 (1.25%) OSPF
5 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (38.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 10 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.25%) MySQL
5 1 (1.25%) QlikView
5 1 (1.25%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.00%) JIRA
3 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.50%) Retail
2 3 (3.75%) Automotive
2 3 (3.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Publishing
3 1 (1.25%) Law
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) Developer
2 13 (16.25%) Software Engineer
3 12 (15.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 10 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) JavaScript Engineer
5 9 (11.25%) VB.NET Developer
6 8 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) Junior
9 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Support Analyst
10 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
11 3 (3.75%) DBA
11 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 3 (3.75%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.50%) .NET
1 14 (17.50%) CSS
2 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET
2 11 (13.75%) XML
3 10 (12.50%) jQuery
3 10 (12.50%) JSON
3 10 (12.50%) RESTful
3 10 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 10 (12.50%) Web Services
4 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (5.00%) HTML
6 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.50%) WinForms
7 1 (1.25%) LINQ
7 1 (1.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.75%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.50%) iPhone
4 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.25%) AS400
4 1 (1.25%) EPoS
4 1 (1.25%) iSeries
4 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 23 (28.75%) Linux
3 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.00%) Unix
6 4 (5.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.50%) Line Management
2 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
3 13 (16.25%) ITIL
4 11 (13.75%) IT Strategy
4 11 (13.75%) MVC
4 11 (13.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (12.50%) Kanban
5 10 (12.50%) OO
6 9 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (7.50%) Business Continuity
8 5 (6.25%) Coaching
8 5 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.25%) Supplier Management
8 5 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.00%) Capacity Management
9 4 (5.00%) Process Improvement
10 3 (3.75%) High Availability
10 3 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (3.75%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (23.75%) SQL
3 17 (21.25%) C#
4 15 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 11 (13.75%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.00%) C++
6 4 (5.00%) PHP
7 3 (3.75%) C
7 3 (3.75%) VB
7 3 (3.75%) VB6
8 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.25%) Perl
8 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.25%) Python
8 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) MCSE
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.75%) A+ Certification
3 3 (3.75%) Degree
3 3 (3.75%) MCITP
3 3 (3.75%) MCSA
4 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.25%) CCNA
5 1 (1.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.50%) Docker
4 5 (6.25%) vSphere
5 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (2.50%) SCOM
3 1 (1.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 27 (33.75%) VMware
2 20 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.50%) NetApp
4 6 (7.50%) Citrix
4 6 (7.50%) Oracle
5 3 (3.75%) Cisco
5 3 (3.75%) HP
6 2 (2.50%) Samsung
7 1 (1.25%) Apple
7 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.25%) Google
7 1 (1.25%) IBM
7 1 (1.25%) SAP
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