Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 15 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 63 118 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 11.11% 14.13% 17.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.00% 61.46% 83.91%
Number of salaries quoted 77 96 122
Leicester median annual salary £29,000 £40,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.50% +24.03% -26.70%
10th Percentile £20,750 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £42,500 £44,750 £51,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £29,000 £36,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year -19.44% +12.50% -20.00%

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 100 192 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 17.64% 22.99% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 99 157 148
Leicester median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +19.40% -21.18%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,400 £21,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £52,500 £51,250
Leicestershire median annual salary £33,500 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -16.25% +23.08% -18.75%

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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 22 (34.92%) SQL Server
2 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
4 16 (25.40%) LAN
4 16 (25.40%) Office 365
5 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (23.81%) WAN
5 15 (23.81%) VMware
6 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 13 (20.63%) T-SQL
8 12 (19.05%) C#
8 12 (19.05%) Windows 10
9 11 (17.46%) Hyper-V
9 11 (17.46%) .NET
10 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
10 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
11 9 (14.29%) Wireless
11 9 (14.29%) Clustering
11 9 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
11 9 (14.29%) Cisco
11 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
11 9 (14.29%) MCSE
12 7 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 7 (11.11%) ITIL
12 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (9.52%) C

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 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.40%) Office 365
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) LAN
2 15 (23.81%) WAN
3 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
4 9 (14.29%) Wireless
5 7 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (7.94%) Bluetooth
7 2 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.17%) Firewall
8 1 (1.59%) Internet
8 1 (1.59%) PBX
8 1 (1.59%) SAN
8 1 (1.59%) VLAN
8 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.17%) Retail
1 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (17.46%) Analyst
2 10 (15.87%) Support Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) IT Support
4 8 (12.70%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Developer
6 6 (9.52%) C Software Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.94%) Desktop Specialist
7 5 (7.94%) Desktop Support
7 5 (7.94%) SCCM Specialist
7 5 (7.94%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Service Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) .NET
2 6 (9.52%) Web Services
3 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.35%) CSS
3 4 (6.35%) jQuery
3 4 (6.35%) WPF
4 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (3.17%) HTML
4 2 (3.17%) HTML5 Canvas
4 2 (3.17%) JSON
4 2 (3.17%) XML
5 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Clustering
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (7.94%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.76%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.17%) EPoS
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (19.05%) Windows 10
4 5 (7.94%) Android
4 5 (7.94%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.35%) Linux
5 4 (6.35%) Unix
5 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
2 7 (11.11%) ITIL
2 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 6 (9.52%) MVVM
4 5 (7.94%) Patch Management
5 4 (6.35%) MVC
5 4 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.35%) SDLC
5 4 (6.35%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.76%) CRM
6 3 (4.76%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 3 (4.76%) Customer-Centricity
6 3 (4.76%) IT Strategy
6 3 (4.76%) Service Desk Management
6 3 (4.76%) Software Testing
6 3 (4.76%) Statistics
6 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.17%) Break/Fix
7 2 (3.17%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.63%) T-SQL
2 12 (19.05%) C#
3 6 (9.52%) C
4 5 (7.94%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.94%) SQL
5 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.59%) C++
6 1 (1.59%) VB
6 1 (1.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) MCSE
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (7.94%) MCITP
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.17%) CCNA
5 2 (3.17%) Degree
6 1 (1.59%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.59%) CCENT
6 1 (1.59%) CCNP
6 1 (1.59%) ISEB
6 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.59%) MCP
6 1 (1.59%) MCSA
6 1 (1.59%) MCTS
6 1 (1.59%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) SLA
2 3 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.17%) QA
4 1 (1.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.46%) Hyper-V
3 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.94%) Firmware
5 3 (4.76%) vSphere
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
2 6 (9.52%) SCCM
3 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.59%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (30.16%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.81%) VMware
3 9 (14.29%) Cisco
4 6 (9.52%) NetApp
5 5 (7.94%) Xamarin
6 4 (6.35%) Citrix
7 3 (4.76%) SAP
7 3 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.17%) Apple
8 2 (3.17%) Dell
8 2 (3.17%) HP
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle
9 1 (1.59%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.59%) EMC
9 1 (1.59%) Mitel
9 1 (1.59%) Symantec