Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 14 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 168 140 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 15.97% 14.21% 10.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.19% 70.71% 56.40%
Number of salaries quoted 127 145 132
Leicestershire median annual salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.77% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,700 £22,950 £20,100
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £45,900
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 310 198 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 29.47% 20.10% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 182 184 212
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £34,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% -
10th Percentile £23,213 £25,000 £22,240
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,550 £48,831
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 2019. 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 -2 107 £37,500 +29.31% 18
Hinckley - 10 £37,500 -
Lutterworth +3 2 £50,000 +53.85% 5
Coalville +2 2 £18,250 -28.43%
Loughborough -3 2 £31,250 +37.36% 3
Melton Mowbray - 2 £32,500 -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 £38,000 - 3
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 84 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 64 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (36.90%) Windows Server
4 61 (36.31%) JavaScript
5 59 (35.12%) Active Directory
5 59 (35.12%) MVC
6 57 (33.93%) SQL Server
7 56 (33.33%) CSS
8 52 (30.95%) HTML
9 42 (25.00%) Linux
10 41 (24.40%) Manufacturing
11 39 (23.21%) SQL
12 38 (22.62%) TDD
12 38 (22.62%) Jenkins
13 37 (22.02%) Degree
14 36 (21.43%) .NET
15 34 (20.24%) C#
15 34 (20.24%) Office 365
16 33 (19.64%) OO
16 33 (19.64%) JSON
16 33 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (18.45%) Time Management
17 31 (18.45%) RESTful
18 30 (17.86%) Software Engineering
19 28 (16.67%) Java
19 28 (16.67%) Spring
19 28 (16.67%) Web Development
19 28 (16.67%) HTML5
20 27 (16.07%) Node.js
20 27 (16.07%) GitHub

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 27 (16.07%) Apache
2 20 (11.90%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.98%) IIS
4 2 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.19%) nginx
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.60%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 34 (20.24%) Office 365
2 27 (16.07%) GitHub
3 22 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.79%) IaaS
6 2 (1.19%) PaaS
6 2 (1.19%) SaaS
7 1 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.90%) TCP/IP
2 13 (7.74%) LAN
2 13 (7.74%) WAN
3 12 (7.14%) DNS
4 11 (6.55%) DHCP
5 6 (3.57%) SAN
5 6 (3.57%) Wireless
6 4 (2.38%) Firewall
7 3 (1.79%) VoIP
8 2 (1.19%) Internet
8 2 (1.19%) VPN
9 1 (0.60%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.60%) MQTT
9 1 (0.60%) Network Security
9 1 (0.60%) PBX
9 1 (0.60%) Skype
9 1 (0.60%) VLAN
9 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 27 (16.07%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (10.12%) MongoDB
4 15 (8.93%) MySQL
5 8 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.17%) InterSystems Cache
6 7 (4.17%) Redis
6 7 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.19%) MariaDB
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.19%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.60%) EDMS
8 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (22.62%) Jenkins
2 27 (16.07%) Maven
3 23 (13.69%) Visual Studio
4 19 (11.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (10.12%) Git (software)
6 12 (7.14%) Robot Framework
7 9 (5.36%) Subversion
7 9 (5.36%) TeamCity
8 6 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (1.79%) JIRA
10 2 (1.19%) AutoIt
10 2 (1.19%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.19%) Selenium
10 2 (1.19%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.19%) TestRail
10 2 (1.19%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (24.40%) Manufacturing
2 15 (8.93%) Automotive
3 12 (7.14%) Marketing
4 7 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (1.19%) Finance
5 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Back Office
6 1 (0.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (25.00%) Developer
2 29 (17.26%) Software Engineer
3 27 (16.07%) Applications Engineer
3 27 (16.07%) Web Applications Engineer
3 27 (16.07%) Web Engineer
4 26 (15.48%) Analyst
5 17 (10.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (10.12%) PHP Developer
6 14 (8.33%) IT Support
7 13 (7.74%) IT Analyst
7 13 (7.74%) Support Analyst
8 12 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 12 (7.14%) Lead Software Engineer
9 10 (5.95%) C# Developer
9 10 (5.95%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (5.95%) Software Developer
9 10 (5.95%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
10 8 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (33.33%) CSS
2 52 (30.95%) HTML
3 36 (21.43%) .NET
4 33 (19.64%) JSON
5 31 (18.45%) RESTful
6 28 (16.67%) HTML5
6 28 (16.67%) Spring
7 27 (16.07%) Node.js
8 26 (15.48%) .NET Framework
9 21 (12.50%) AngularJS
10 17 (10.12%) LAMP
10 17 (10.12%) Laravel
10 17 (10.12%) Symfony
10 17 (10.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (8.33%) Web Services
12 12 (7.14%) ASP.NET
12 12 (7.14%) jQuery
13 11 (6.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (5.36%) REST
14 9 (5.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.17%) Clustering
4 4 (2.38%) Replication
5 3 (1.79%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (1.79%) EMC VNX
5 3 (1.79%) iSeries
6 2 (1.19%) Cyberattack
6 2 (1.19%) Handset
6 2 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.19%) PKI
6 2 (1.19%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.19%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.60%) Blog
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.60%) NHS
7 1 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 62 (36.90%) Windows Server
2 42 (25.00%) Linux
3 21 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (11.31%) Windows 10
5 18 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (7.14%) Android
6 12 (7.14%) Apple iOS
7 10 (5.95%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.98%) Unix
8 5 (2.98%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.60%) FreeRTOS
10 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.60%) VMS
10 1 (0.60%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (35.12%) MVC
3 38 (22.62%) TDD
4 33 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (19.64%) OO
5 31 (18.45%) Time Management
6 30 (17.86%) Software Engineering
7 28 (16.67%) Web Development
8 27 (16.07%) DevOps
8 27 (16.07%) Scrum
8 27 (16.07%) UML
9 26 (15.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 21 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (8.93%) Kanban
13 13 (7.74%) ERP
13 13 (7.74%) ITIL
13 13 (7.74%) Logistics
14 12 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
14 12 (7.14%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (36.31%) JavaScript
2 39 (23.21%) SQL
3 34 (20.24%) C#
4 28 (16.67%) Java
5 24 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 21 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 18 (10.71%) PHP
8 12 (7.14%) C++
8 12 (7.14%) Python
8 12 (7.14%) VB.NET
9 11 (6.55%) VB
10 10 (5.95%) VB6
11 9 (5.36%) Perl
11 9 (5.36%) Ruby
12 3 (1.79%) C
12 3 (1.79%) VBScript
13 1 (0.60%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.60%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.60%) IronPython
13 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (22.02%) Degree
2 9 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.98%) MCSE
3 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.19%) MCITP
5 2 (1.19%) MCP
5 2 (1.19%) MCSA
5 2 (1.19%) MCTS
6 1 (0.60%) ISEB
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.69%) SLA
2 11 (6.55%) GDPR
3 9 (5.36%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.38%) QA
5 3 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.60%) MISRA
System Software
1 59 (35.12%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.74%) Firmware
3 10 (5.95%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.79%) Docker
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (13.10%) SCCM
2 6 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (1.79%) SCOM
4 2 (1.19%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.19%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.19%) Terraform
5 1 (0.60%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 84 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (15.48%) VMware
3 17 (10.12%) Zend
4 14 (8.33%) Dell
5 8 (4.76%) McAfee
6 6 (3.57%) Cisco
6 6 (3.57%) HP
6 6 (3.57%) Oracle
7 4 (2.38%) SonicWALL
8 3 (1.79%) Dell Compellent
8 3 (1.79%) EMC
8 3 (1.79%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.79%) IBM
8 3 (1.79%) NetApp
8 3 (1.79%) Sun
9 2 (1.19%) Avaya
9 2 (1.19%) Citrix
9 2 (1.19%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.19%) Veeam
10 1 (0.60%) ProCurve