Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 27 12
Rank change year-on-year +6 -15 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 64 77 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 10.27% 9.70% 16.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.65% 56.62% 68.60%
Number of salaries quoted 76 87 96
Leicester median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £21,150 £21,375
90th Percentile £50,000 £48,375 £53,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -4.11% - -1.35%

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 99 136 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 15.89% 17.13% 23.96%
Number of salaries quoted 97 124 136
Leicester median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,318 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £44,775 £56,250
Leicestershire median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.11% -2.67% +7.14%

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 19 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Windows in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 31 (48.44%) Microsoft
2 23 (35.94%) Windows Server
3 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 18 (28.13%) TCP/IP
4 18 (28.13%) Office 365
5 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (25.00%) VMware
7 15 (23.44%) Windows 10
8 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (18.75%) Jenkins
9 12 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (18.75%) LAN
9 12 (18.75%) WAN
10 11 (17.19%) Selenium
10 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (17.19%) Test Automation
11 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
11 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
11 10 (15.63%) Internet
11 10 (15.63%) Wireless
12 9 (14.06%) Firewall
12 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (14.06%) DNS
12 9 (14.06%) SLA
12 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
12 9 (14.06%) Linux
12 9 (14.06%) SCCM
13 8 (12.50%) Problem Management
13 8 (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 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
1 6 (9.38%) Skype for Business
2 4 (6.25%) Confluence
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.13%) IIS
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (28.13%) Office 365
2 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (12.50%) GitHub
5 5 (7.81%) PaaS
5 5 (7.81%) SaaS
6 4 (6.25%) Bluemix
6 4 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (1.56%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) TCP/IP
2 12 (18.75%) LAN
2 12 (18.75%) WAN
3 10 (15.63%) Internet
3 10 (15.63%) Wireless
4 9 (14.06%) DNS
4 9 (14.06%) Firewall
5 7 (10.94%) SAN
5 7 (10.94%) VPN
6 5 (7.81%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (6.25%) DHCP
8 3 (4.69%) WLAN
9 2 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (3.13%) Skype
10 1 (1.56%) NAS
10 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.56%) SMS
10 1 (1.56%) Softphone
10 1 (1.56%) VoIP
10 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) MySQL
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 11 (17.19%) Selenium
3 8 (12.50%) Bitbucket
4 7 (10.94%) IBM UrbanCode
4 7 (10.94%) JUnit
4 7 (10.94%) SonarQube
4 7 (10.94%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (6.25%) AutoIt
5 4 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.25%) JIRA
5 4 (6.25%) TestRail
5 4 (6.25%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.56%) Maven
6 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.94%) Retail
2 1 (1.56%) Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Analyst
2 9 (14.06%) Support Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) IT Support
4 6 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) IT Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Service Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Developer
6 4 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Network Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Server Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) YAML
2 4 (6.25%) Gherkin
2 4 (6.25%) Node.js
3 3 (4.69%) .NET
3 3 (4.69%) CSS
3 3 (4.69%) HTML
3 3 (4.69%) LDAP
4 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.13%) .NET Remoting
4 2 (3.13%) ADO.NET
4 2 (3.13%) Ajax
4 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.13%) DHTML
4 2 (3.13%) Entity Framework
4 2 (3.13%) LINQ
4 2 (3.13%) WCF
4 2 (3.13%) Web Services
4 2 (3.13%) XHTML
4 2 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.25%) Clustering
2 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.69%) Replication
3 2 (3.13%) CMDB
3 2 (3.13%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (3.13%) EMC VNX
3 2 (3.13%) iSeries
3 2 (3.13%) Social Network
4 1 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.56%) iPhone
4 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) PKI
4 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.94%) Windows Server
2 15 (23.44%) Windows 10
3 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
6 9 (14.06%) Linux
7 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.81%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.69%) CentOS
9 3 (4.69%) Debian
10 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (17.19%) Test Automation
3 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.50%) DevOps
4 8 (12.50%) ITIL
4 8 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 7 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (10.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (9.38%) ERP
7 5 (7.81%) BDD
7 5 (7.81%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.25%) API Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Project Management
8 4 (6.25%) QA Automation
8 4 (6.25%) SDLC
9 3 (4.69%) Change Control
9 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.69%) Open Source
9 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.69%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) Bash Shell
1 7 (10.94%) Ruby
1 7 (10.94%) Shell Script
2 6 (9.38%) SQL
3 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.69%) C#
5 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.13%) XAML
7 1 (1.56%) Java
7 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) CCNA
1 8 (12.50%) CCNP
1 8 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.94%) MCSE
3 5 (7.81%) Degree
4 3 (4.69%) MCITP
4 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.56%) MCP
6 1 (1.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) SLA
2 4 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.50%) Docker
3 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.38%) vSphere
4 5 (7.81%) BitLocker
5 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.56%) XenApp
6 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) SCCM
2 7 (10.94%) Kubernetes
2 7 (10.94%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (10.94%) Puppet
3 4 (6.25%) Ansible
3 4 (6.25%) Nagios
3 4 (6.25%) Terraform
3 4 (6.25%) ZABBIX
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) SCOM
5 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (48.44%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.00%) VMware
3 8 (12.50%) Cisco
4 6 (9.38%) IBM
5 5 (7.81%) Juniper
6 4 (6.25%) Atlassian
6 4 (6.25%) Capita
7 3 (4.69%) Apple
7 3 (4.69%) Citrix
7 3 (4.69%) Dell
7 3 (4.69%) HP
7 3 (4.69%) NetApp
7 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.13%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (3.13%) EMC
8 2 (3.13%) EqualLogic
8 2 (3.13%) SonicWALL
8 2 (3.13%) Sophos
8 2 (3.13%) Sun
9 1 (1.56%) MobileIron