Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 13 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 90 104 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 15.05% 16.77% 14.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.94% 73.76% 64.71%
Number of salaries quoted 82 108 85
Leicester median annual salary £32,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.57% +7.69% -18.75%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £50,600 £42,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £32,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% -15.49%

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 143 141 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 23.91% 22.74% 22.41%
Number of salaries quoted 123 129 116
Leicester median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -18.75%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,450 £22,370
90th Percentile £48,750 £60,150 £43,375
Leicestershire median annual salary £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.41% +9.23% -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 14 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in Leicester

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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 52 (57.78%) Active Directory
2 49 (54.44%) Windows Server
3 44 (48.89%) Windows 10
4 40 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 30 (33.33%) Office 365
6 24 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
7 23 (25.56%) ITIL
8 22 (24.44%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (23.33%) Windows 7
10 20 (22.22%) SLA
11 19 (21.11%) Azure
12 18 (20.00%) Finance
13 17 (18.89%) VMware
14 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (16.67%) PowerShell
14 15 (16.67%) Linux
14 15 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 15 (16.67%) Project Management
15 14 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (13.33%) Hyper-V
17 12 (13.33%) Dell
17 12 (13.33%) Cisco
18 11 (12.22%) Configuration Management
19 10 (11.11%) VoIP
20 9 (10.00%) Retail
20 9 (10.00%) Oracle
20 9 (10.00%) SonicWALL
20 9 (10.00%) DevOps

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 7 (7.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.44%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.11%) Documentum
4 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 24 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (33.33%) Office 365
2 19 (21.11%) Azure
3 6 (6.67%) AWS
4 5 (5.56%) PaaS
4 5 (5.56%) SaaS
5 4 (4.44%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) VoIP
2 8 (8.89%) VLAN
3 7 (7.78%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.67%) DNS
5 5 (5.56%) DHCP
5 5 (5.56%) LAN
5 5 (5.56%) WAN
6 4 (4.44%) Ethernet
6 4 (4.44%) Network Security
6 4 (4.44%) WLAN
7 3 (3.33%) Firewall
8 2 (2.22%) Internet
9 1 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.11%) Modbus
9 1 (1.11%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.44%) MariaDB
3 4 (4.44%) MySQL
3 4 (4.44%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.11%) Big Data
4 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Cucumber
1 4 (4.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.44%) Maven
1 4 (4.44%) Selenium
2 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (10.00%) Retail
3 6 (6.67%) French Language
4 5 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.44%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (17.78%) IT Support
2 13 (14.44%) IT Engineer
3 12 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) Server Engineer
6 9 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (8.89%) Field Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Field Hardware Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Field Service Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Hardware Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) IT Support Technician
8 7 (7.78%) IT Technician
8 7 (7.78%) Sun Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Sun Hardware Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Support Technician
9 6 (6.67%) Developer
9 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) 802.1X
1 4 (4.44%) Spring
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.89%) EMC VMAX
2 8 (8.89%) EMC VNX
2 8 (8.89%) iSeries
3 4 (4.44%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.44%) FMCG
3 4 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.33%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.33%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.11%) Handset
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (54.44%) Windows Server
2 44 (48.89%) Windows 10
3 21 (23.33%) Windows 7
4 15 (16.67%) Linux
4 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.56%) Mac OS
6 4 (4.44%) CentOS
6 4 (4.44%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.11%) Unix
8 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.56%) ITIL
2 22 (24.44%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (16.67%) Project Management
4 14 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (12.22%) Configuration Management
6 9 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (10.00%) DevOps
7 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.89%) Problem Management
8 7 (7.78%) Computer Science
8 7 (7.78%) Logistics
9 6 (6.67%) Change Management
9 6 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.67%) Customer-Centricity
9 6 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.56%) Load Balancing
10 5 (5.56%) Service Design
10 5 (5.56%) Service Management
11 4 (4.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.67%) C#
3 5 (5.56%) SQL
4 4 (4.44%) C
4 4 (4.44%) C++
4 4 (4.44%) Java
4 4 (4.44%) Python
4 4 (4.44%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (6.67%) MCSE
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.44%) Degree
4 3 (3.33%) MCP
5 1 (1.11%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.11%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.11%) ISEB
5 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.11%) MCITP
5 1 (1.11%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) GDPR
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (57.78%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.33%) Docker
4 3 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Ansible
1 6 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (6.67%) Puppet
2 5 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 5 (5.56%) SCCM
3 4 (4.44%) Terraform
4 3 (3.33%) Jamf Pro
4 3 (3.33%) Nagios
5 2 (2.22%) Icinga
6 1 (1.11%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.11%) Rancher
6 1 (1.11%) Salt
6 1 (1.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.89%) VMware
3 12 (13.33%) Cisco
3 12 (13.33%) Dell
4 9 (10.00%) Oracle
4 9 (10.00%) SonicWALL
5 8 (8.89%) Dell Compellent
5 8 (8.89%) EMC
5 8 (8.89%) EqualLogic
5 8 (8.89%) HP
5 8 (8.89%) IBM
5 8 (8.89%) Sun
6 4 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.44%) SaltStack
7 3 (3.33%) Citrix
8 2 (2.22%) NetApp
9 1 (1.11%) Avaya
9 1 (1.11%) CommVault
9 1 (1.11%) Siemens
9 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds