Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 17 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Windows 61 98 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 10.50% 12.08% 17.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.00% 55.06% 75.68%
Number of salaries quoted 71 91 124
Leicester median annual salary £29,000 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.55% +12.31% -25.63%
10th Percentile £20,750 £22,750 £21,325
90th Percentile £42,500 £44,500 £50,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £32,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -10.96% +4.29% -12.50%

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 Leicester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 100 178 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 17.21% 21.95% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 99 152 159
Leicester median annual salary £32,500 £38,500 £35,184
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.58% +9.42% -14.19%
10th Percentile £23,600 £22,525 £21,450
90th Percentile £42,750 £49,875 £53,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £33,750 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -12.34% +10.00% -6.67%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

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 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Leicester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Windows.

1 26 (42.62%) Active Directory
2 24 (39.34%) Microsoft
3 21 (34.43%) Windows Server
4 20 (32.79%) Office 365
5 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (22.95%) Windows 10
6 14 (22.95%) LAN
6 14 (22.95%) WAN
6 14 (22.95%) TCP/IP
6 14 (22.95%) VMware
7 13 (21.31%) Wireless
7 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
7 13 (21.31%) Hyper-V
8 11 (18.03%) SCCM
9 10 (16.39%) PowerShell
9 10 (16.39%) T-SQL
9 10 (16.39%) MS Exchange
9 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (16.39%) Clustering
10 9 (14.75%) Network Load Balancing
10 9 (14.75%) MCSE
10 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (13.11%) ERP
11 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (13.11%) MCITP
12 7 (11.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (11.48%) NetApp
13 6 (9.84%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (9.84%) SLA

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 10 (16.39%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.56%) Confluence
2 4 (6.56%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (32.79%) Office 365
2 4 (6.56%) GitHub
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.64%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.95%) LAN
1 14 (22.95%) TCP/IP
1 14 (22.95%) WAN
2 13 (21.31%) Wireless
3 5 (8.20%) Firewall
3 5 (8.20%) Internet
4 4 (6.56%) SAN
5 3 (4.92%) DNS
5 3 (4.92%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (4.92%) VPN
5 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.28%) Bluetooth
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.64%) NAS
7 1 (1.64%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) AutoIt
1 4 (6.56%) Bitbucket
1 4 (6.56%) Cucumber
1 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
1 4 (6.56%) JIRA
1 4 (6.56%) Selenium
1 4 (6.56%) TestRail
1 4 (6.56%) WebDriver
2 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.20%) Retail
2 1 (1.64%) Local Government
2 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Analyst
2 9 (14.75%) IT Engineer
2 9 (14.75%) IT Support
2 9 (14.75%) Support Analyst
2 9 (14.75%) Support Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (11.48%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Desktop Support
5 6 (9.84%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Desktop Specialist
6 5 (8.20%) QA Tester
6 5 (8.20%) SCCM Specialist
6 5 (8.20%) Tester
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Systems Support
7 4 (6.56%) Systems Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Gherkin
1 4 (6.56%) Node.js
2 2 (3.28%) .NET
3 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Clustering
2 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.28%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.64%) EPoS
4 1 (1.64%) iPhone
4 1 (1.64%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Windows Server
2 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (27.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (22.95%) Windows 10
4 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.56%) Unix
5 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.92%) Linux
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.28%) Android
7 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) Network Load Balancing
2 8 (13.11%) ERP
3 6 (9.84%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.20%) ITIL
4 5 (8.20%) Patch Management
5 4 (6.56%) API Testing
5 4 (6.56%) BDD
5 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (6.56%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.56%) QA Automation
5 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
6 3 (4.92%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.28%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.28%) Logistics
7 2 (3.28%) Regression Testing
7 2 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.64%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) PowerShell
1 10 (16.39%) T-SQL
2 4 (6.56%) C#
3 3 (4.92%) C
3 3 (4.92%) SQL
4 1 (1.64%) C++
4 1 (1.64%) VB
4 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.75%) MCSE
3 8 (13.11%) MCITP
4 7 (11.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (9.84%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (8.20%) CCNA
7 4 (6.56%) CCNP
8 2 (3.28%) Degree
8 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.64%) CCENT
9 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.64%) ISEB
9 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.64%) MCP
9 1 (1.64%) MCSA
9 1 (1.64%) MCTS
9 1 (1.64%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
1 6 (9.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (42.62%) Active Directory
2 13 (21.31%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.92%) vSphere
5 2 (3.28%) Firmware
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.64%) XenApp
6 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) SCCM
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.64%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.95%) VMware
3 7 (11.48%) NetApp
4 6 (9.84%) Cisco
5 4 (6.56%) Atlassian
5 4 (6.56%) Capita
5 4 (6.56%) Citrix
6 3 (4.92%) Apple
6 3 (4.92%) HP
6 3 (4.92%) SAP
7 2 (3.28%) Dell
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle
7 2 (3.28%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.64%) EMC
8 1 (1.64%) Google
8 1 (1.64%) Juniper
8 1 (1.64%) MobileIron