Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 16 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 124 184 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 13.45% 12.55% 15.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.51% 59.55% 73.72%
Number of salaries quoted 122 152 171
Leicestershire median annual salary £29,000 £36,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.44% +12.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £20,750 £22,525 £19,750
90th Percentile £42,500 £44,250 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £33,700 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.56% -3.71% -6.67%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 181 309 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 19.63% 21.08% 20.36%
Number of salaries quoted 160 249 229
Leicestershire median annual salary £33,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% +23.08% -18.75%
10th Percentile £21,500 £23,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £49,250
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +6.76%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Leicestershire

Windows
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Leicestershire.

Salary trend for Windows in Leicestershire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Leicestershire

Windows
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -2 62 £29,000 -27.50% 3
Loughborough +17 5 £22,500 -34.31% 2
Coalville +5 2 £32,750 +48.86% 1
Hinckley +1 1 - - 2
Ashby-de-la-Zouch -1 1 £30,000 +36.36% 1
Wigston - 1 £29,000 -
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 43 (34.68%) Microsoft
2 38 (30.65%) SQL Server
3 37 (29.84%) Active Directory
4 35 (28.23%) Windows Server
5 31 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 27 (21.77%) Windows 7
7 26 (20.97%) VMware
7 26 (20.97%) Microsoft Office
8 25 (20.16%) LAN
8 25 (20.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (18.55%) WAN
9 23 (18.55%) SQL
10 22 (17.74%) .NET
10 22 (17.74%) Office 365
11 18 (14.52%) TCP/IP
12 17 (13.71%) Cisco
13 16 (12.90%) C#
13 16 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (10.48%) T-SQL
14 13 (10.48%) ITIL
14 13 (10.48%) MS Exchange
15 12 (9.68%) Linux
15 12 (9.68%) Hyper-V
16 11 (8.87%) SCCM
16 11 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (8.06%) JavaScript
17 10 (8.06%) SLA
17 10 (8.06%) Dell

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 13 (10.48%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.03%) IIS
3 3 (2.42%) Gentran
4 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.61%) SAS
4 2 (1.61%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (20.97%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.74%) Office 365
2 10 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.81%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.16%) LAN
2 23 (18.55%) WAN
3 18 (14.52%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.26%) Wireless
5 8 (6.45%) DNS
6 7 (5.65%) DHCP
6 7 (5.65%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (4.84%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (4.03%) Bluetooth
9 3 (2.42%) 3G
9 3 (2.42%) 4G
9 3 (2.42%) Firewall
9 3 (2.42%) Internet
9 3 (2.42%) SAN
9 3 (2.42%) VLAN
9 3 (2.42%) VoIP
9 3 (2.42%) VPN
10 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.81%) IPsec
10 1 (0.81%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (30.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.65%) MySQL
3 4 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.61%) Base SAS
4 2 (1.61%) SAS EBI
4 2 (1.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.61%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (1.61%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (5.65%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.23%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.81%) Calabash
4 1 (0.81%) Capybara
4 1 (0.81%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.81%) Grunt
4 1 (0.81%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.81%) JIRA
4 1 (0.81%) Protractor
4 1 (0.81%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 7 (5.65%) Retail
2 5 (4.03%) Finance
2 5 (4.03%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.42%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Local Government
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (23.39%) Analyst
2 21 (16.94%) Support Analyst
3 17 (13.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 17 (13.71%) Developer
4 16 (12.90%) IT Support
5 14 (11.29%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 10 (8.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (8.06%) IT Engineer
7 9 (7.26%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (6.45%) Software Developer
8 8 (6.45%) SQL Analyst
8 8 (6.45%) SQL Support Analyst
9 7 (5.65%) Applications Support
9 7 (5.65%) C++ Developer
9 7 (5.65%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.65%) Senior Software Developer
9 7 (5.65%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.74%) .NET
2 7 (5.65%) ASP.NET
2 7 (5.65%) CSS
2 7 (5.65%) jQuery
2 7 (5.65%) MFC
2 7 (5.65%) WPF
3 6 (4.84%) Web Services
4 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (4.03%) HTML
4 5 (4.03%) XML
5 3 (2.42%) CSS3
6 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.61%) HTML5 Canvas
6 2 (1.61%) JSON
7 1 (0.81%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.81%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.81%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.81%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.26%) Clustering
3 8 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.03%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.23%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.42%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.61%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.61%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.61%) EPoS
7 2 (1.61%) iPad
8 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.81%) iPhone
8 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.81%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.23%) Windows Server
2 31 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 27 (21.77%) Windows 7
4 25 (20.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (9.68%) Linux
7 9 (7.26%) Android
7 9 (7.26%) Unix
7 9 (7.26%) Windows 8
8 5 (4.03%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.23%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.81%) AIX
11 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.48%) ITIL
2 9 (7.26%) MVVM
2 9 (7.26%) Network Load Balancing
2 9 (7.26%) OO
3 8 (6.45%) DevOps
3 8 (6.45%) Manual Testing
4 7 (5.65%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (5.65%) MVC
4 7 (5.65%) Software Engineering
5 6 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (4.84%) Problem Management
6 5 (4.03%) Incident Management
6 5 (4.03%) Patch Management
6 5 (4.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.23%) Customer-Centric Approach
7 4 (3.23%) Customer-Centricity
7 4 (3.23%) SDLC
7 4 (3.23%) Service Desk Management
7 4 (3.23%) Statistics
7 4 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.55%) SQL
2 16 (12.90%) C#
3 13 (10.48%) T-SQL
4 10 (8.06%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.45%) C
5 8 (6.45%) C++
6 7 (5.65%) PHP
6 7 (5.65%) VC++
7 6 (4.84%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.61%) Java
8 2 (1.61%) VB
8 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) MCSE
1 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (4.03%) MCITP
4 4 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.23%) Degree
5 2 (1.61%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.61%) CCENT
5 2 (1.61%) CCNA
5 2 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.81%) CCNP
6 1 (0.81%) ISEB
6 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.81%) MCP
6 1 (0.81%) MCSA
6 1 (0.81%) MCTS
6 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.06%) SLA
2 4 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (29.84%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.68%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.03%) Firmware
4 5 (4.03%) vSphere
5 3 (2.42%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.81%) NDS
6 1 (0.81%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (8.87%) SCCM
2 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.42%) Puppet
4 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.81%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 43 (34.68%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.97%) VMware
3 17 (13.71%) Cisco
4 10 (8.06%) Dell
5 8 (6.45%) Citrix
5 8 (6.45%) Xamarin
6 7 (5.65%) SolarWinds
7 6 (4.84%) NetApp
8 5 (4.03%) Google
9 3 (2.42%) Apple
9 3 (2.42%) Aruba
9 3 (2.42%) HP
9 3 (2.42%) Kofax
9 3 (2.42%) Meraki
9 3 (2.42%) SAP
10 2 (1.61%) Avaya
10 2 (1.61%) Oracle
11 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.81%) EMC
11 1 (0.81%) Symantec