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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 7 15
Rank change year-on-year -15 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 31 63 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 10.73% 17.55% 16.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.78% 77.78% 79.55%
Number of salaries quoted 30 45 58
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,826 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £44,400 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 51 81 88
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 17.65% 22.56% 20.23%
Number of salaries quoted 48 63 76
Median salary £31,500 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +11.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £47,500 £48,000
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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 29 (47.54%) SQL Server
2 24 (39.34%) Windows Server
3 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
3 22 (36.07%) VMware
4 19 (31.15%) C#
5 18 (29.51%) Linux
6 15 (24.59%) MS Exchange
7 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
7 13 (21.31%) .NET
8 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
8 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
9 11 (18.03%) SQL
9 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (16.39%) ITIL
10 10 (16.39%) NetApp
11 9 (14.75%) LAN
11 9 (14.75%) WAN
11 9 (14.75%) T-SQL
11 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (13.11%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (13.11%) Docker
12 8 (13.11%) MongoDB
12 8 (13.11%) NoSQL
12 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET
12 8 (13.11%) Web Services
12 8 (13.11%) MCSE

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 15 (24.59%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.64%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (13.11%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (6.56%) IaaS
3 4 (6.56%) Office 365
3 4 (6.56%) PaaS
4 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.75%) LAN
1 9 (14.75%) WAN
2 3 (4.92%) Wireless
3 2 (3.28%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (3.28%) BGP
3 2 (3.28%) Firewall
3 2 (3.28%) OSPF
3 2 (3.28%) VoIP
4 1 (1.64%) Internet
4 1 (1.64%) LDAP
4 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (47.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) MongoDB
2 8 (13.11%) NoSQL
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.28%) MySQL
5 1 (1.64%) QlikView
5 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.64%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (4.92%) Publishing
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) Software Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Administrator
4 7 (11.48%) C# Software Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) JavaScript Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.20%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (4.92%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) .NET
2 8 (13.11%) ASP.NET
2 8 (13.11%) Web Services
3 7 (11.48%) CSS
3 7 (11.48%) jQuery
4 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (8.20%) JSON
5 5 (8.20%) XML
6 3 (4.92%) RESTful
6 3 (4.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (4.92%) WPF
7 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.28%) HTML
7 2 (3.28%) HTML5 Canvas
8 1 (1.64%) Angular 2
8 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.64%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (1.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.92%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.64%) EPoS
5 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (39.34%) Windows Server
2 18 (29.51%) Linux
3 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.92%) Unix
6 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.64%) CentOS
7 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
2 10 (16.39%) ITIL
3 8 (13.11%) MVC
4 7 (11.48%) IT Strategy
4 7 (11.48%) Line Management
5 6 (9.84%) Migration
5 6 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (8.20%) CRM
6 5 (8.20%) OO
7 4 (6.56%) Analytics
7 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.56%) MVVM
7 4 (6.56%) Operations Management
7 4 (6.56%) SDLC
7 4 (6.56%) Statistics
7 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 3 (4.92%) Service Desk Management
8 3 (4.92%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) C#
2 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.03%) SQL
4 9 (14.75%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.20%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.92%) C
6 3 (4.92%) C++
7 2 (3.28%) VB
7 2 (3.28%) VB6
8 1 (1.64%) Java
8 1 (1.64%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) MCSE
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (6.56%) Degree
4 3 (4.92%) A+ Certification
4 3 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.28%) CCNP
6 1 (1.64%) CCNA
6 1 (1.64%) MCITP
6 1 (1.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) SLA
2 6 (9.84%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (13.11%) Docker
4 6 (9.84%) vSphere
5 5 (8.20%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) SCCM
2 4 (6.56%) SCOM
2 4 (6.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (36.07%) Microsoft
1 22 (36.07%) VMware
2 10 (16.39%) NetApp
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle
4 5 (8.20%) Cisco
5 4 (6.56%) Citrix
5 4 (6.56%) Kaspersky
6 3 (4.92%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.64%) Apple
7 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.64%) Google
7 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.64%) SAP
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Posted: 19 hours ago
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