Period
to 15 July 2018

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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 17 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 186 129 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 18.81% 10.36% 17.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.15% 62.02% 67.60%
Number of salaries quoted 189 116 198
Leicestershire median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,750 £20,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,250 £50,000
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +2.94%

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 238 208 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 24.06% 16.71% 25.59%
Number of salaries quoted 227 178 302
Leicestershire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,400 £22,240 £22,050
90th Percentile £51,000 £47,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +7.14%

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 15 July 2018.

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 15 July 2018. 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 +4 97 £35,000 -6.67% 17
Hinckley +7 8 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Loughborough +7 6 £24,500 -4.85%
Market Harborough +1 2 £36,250 +81.25% 2
Wigston 0 1 £27,948 -42.78%
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 111 (59.68%) Microsoft
2 88 (47.31%) Active Directory
3 80 (43.01%) Windows Server
4 62 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 61 (32.80%) TCP/IP
6 57 (30.65%) Microsoft Office
7 54 (29.03%) Windows 7
8 52 (27.96%) SQL Server
9 46 (24.73%) SQL
10 44 (23.66%) Microsoft Azure
11 41 (22.04%) LAN
12 38 (20.43%) DNS
12 38 (20.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 37 (19.89%) Office 365
14 36 (19.35%) VMware
14 36 (19.35%) WAN
15 31 (16.67%) DHCP
15 31 (16.67%) Cisco
15 31 (16.67%) ITIL
16 30 (16.13%) Hyper-V
17 29 (15.59%) Dell
17 29 (15.59%) SCCM
18 28 (15.05%) Amazon AWS
19 27 (14.52%) Linux
20 26 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (13.98%) Windows 8
21 24 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
22 22 (11.83%) C#
23 21 (11.29%) SLA
24 18 (9.68%) PowerShell

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 17 (9.14%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.45%) Skype for Business
3 7 (3.76%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.69%) IIS
5 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.54%) WildFly
Applications
1 57 (30.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 44 (23.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (19.89%) Office 365
3 28 (15.05%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (5.38%) PaaS
4 10 (5.38%) SaaS
5 6 (3.23%) GitHub
5 6 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (1.61%) G Suite
7 2 (1.08%) IaaS
8 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.54%) NuGet
8 1 (0.54%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 61 (32.80%) TCP/IP
2 41 (22.04%) LAN
3 38 (20.43%) DNS
4 36 (19.35%) WAN
5 31 (16.67%) DHCP
6 17 (9.14%) Firewall
7 16 (8.60%) Wireless
7 16 (8.60%) WLAN
8 12 (6.45%) VoIP
9 10 (5.38%) SAN
10 6 (3.23%) Internet
10 6 (3.23%) VLAN
11 5 (2.69%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (2.15%) VPN
13 3 (1.61%) SMS
14 2 (1.08%) NAS
14 2 (1.08%) Skype
14 2 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
15 1 (0.54%) MPLS
15 1 (0.54%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (27.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.84%) MySQL
3 4 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.08%) DB2
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (8.60%) Jenkins
2 12 (6.45%) IBM UrbanCode
2 12 (6.45%) JUnit
2 12 (6.45%) Selenium
2 12 (6.45%) SonarQube
2 12 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (3.76%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.23%) Bitbucket
5 5 (2.69%) WiX
6 4 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.08%) JIRA
8 1 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.54%) Grunt
8 1 (0.54%) Maven
8 1 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.54%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (4.30%) Law
1 8 (4.30%) Manufacturing
1 8 (4.30%) Retail
2 5 (2.69%) Automotive
3 4 (2.15%) Finance
4 1 (0.54%) Banking
4 1 (0.54%) Legal
4 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (25.27%) Analyst
2 34 (18.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
4 28 (15.05%) Support Analyst
5 27 (14.52%) Team Leader
6 26 (13.98%) IT Support
7 25 (13.44%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 21 (11.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 21 (11.29%) IT Analyst
9 18 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 18 (9.68%) SQL Analyst
9 18 (9.68%) SQL Support Analyst
10 17 (9.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (8.06%) Developer
12 13 (6.99%) DevOps Engineer
12 13 (6.99%) IT Support Analyst
12 13 (6.99%) Service Analyst
12 13 (6.99%) Support Engineer
13 12 (6.45%) IT Engineer
14 11 (5.91%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.60%) .NET
2 13 (6.99%) CSS
2 13 (6.99%) HTML
3 12 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 12 (6.45%) YAML
4 10 (5.38%) XHTML
5 9 (4.84%) .NET Framework
5 9 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (4.84%) Entity Framework
5 9 (4.84%) LINQ
5 9 (4.84%) Web Services
5 9 (4.84%) XML
6 8 (4.30%) .NET Remoting
6 8 (4.30%) ADO.NET
6 8 (4.30%) Ajax
6 8 (4.30%) DHTML
6 8 (4.30%) WCF
7 6 (3.23%) WPF
8 5 (2.69%) COM
8 5 (2.69%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (4.30%) Clustering
3 8 (4.30%) Social Network
4 7 (3.76%) Replication
5 6 (3.23%) EMC VMAX
5 6 (3.23%) EMC VNX
5 6 (3.23%) iSeries
6 5 (2.69%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (2.69%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.69%) Fintech
7 4 (2.15%) CMDB
7 4 (2.15%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.61%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.61%) iPhone
8 3 (1.61%) Life Science
9 2 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.08%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.08%) Handset
9 2 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 80 (43.01%) Windows Server
2 62 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 54 (29.03%) Windows 7
4 38 (20.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (14.52%) Linux
6 26 (13.98%) Windows 8
7 24 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (5.38%) Unix
9 7 (3.76%) CentOS
9 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.23%) Debian
11 4 (2.15%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.61%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.67%) ITIL
2 18 (9.68%) Manual Testing
3 17 (9.14%) DevOps
3 17 (9.14%) OO
3 17 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (7.53%) Business Continuity
5 13 (6.99%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (6.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (6.45%) Test Automation
7 10 (5.38%) Project Management
8 9 (4.84%) Load Balancing
8 9 (4.84%) MVC
8 9 (4.84%) OOP
9 7 (3.76%) Change Control
9 7 (3.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (3.76%) Network Load Balancing
9 7 (3.76%) PRINCE2
10 6 (3.23%) Open Source
10 6 (3.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 46 (24.73%) SQL
2 22 (11.83%) C#
3 18 (9.68%) PowerShell
4 15 (8.06%) T-SQL
5 13 (6.99%) Bash Shell
5 13 (6.99%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.99%) Ruby
5 13 (6.99%) XAML
6 12 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.23%) C
8 5 (2.69%) C++
9 3 (1.61%) Java
10 2 (1.08%) PHP
10 2 (1.08%) VBScript
11 1 (0.54%) Korn
11 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (8.60%) Degree
2 14 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (5.91%) MCSE
4 5 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.69%) Master's Degree
5 4 (2.15%) CCNA
5 4 (2.15%) CCNP
6 3 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.61%) MCITP
6 3 (1.61%) MCTS
7 2 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.08%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.08%) MCP
7 2 (1.08%) MCSA
8 1 (0.54%) CCDP
8 1 (0.54%) CISM
8 1 (0.54%) CISSP
8 1 (0.54%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.29%) SLA
2 3 (1.61%) GDPR
3 2 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 88 (47.31%) Active Directory
2 30 (16.13%) Hyper-V
3 26 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (7.53%) Docker
5 8 (4.30%) BitLocker
6 4 (2.15%) vSphere
7 2 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (15.59%) SCCM
2 15 (8.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 13 (6.99%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (6.99%) Puppet
4 12 (6.45%) Kubernetes
5 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (3.23%) Ansible
6 6 (3.23%) Nagios
6 6 (3.23%) Terraform
6 6 (3.23%) ZABBIX
7 2 (1.08%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.54%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 111 (59.68%) Microsoft
2 36 (19.35%) VMware
3 31 (16.67%) Cisco
4 29 (15.59%) Dell
5 14 (7.53%) HP
6 12 (6.45%) Citrix
6 12 (6.45%) Google
6 12 (6.45%) IBM
7 9 (4.84%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.76%) Oracle
9 6 (3.23%) Apple
9 6 (3.23%) Dell Compellent
9 6 (3.23%) EMC
9 6 (3.23%) EqualLogic
9 6 (3.23%) SonicWALL
9 6 (3.23%) Sun
10 5 (2.69%) Juniper
11 4 (2.15%) Aruba
12 3 (1.61%) Sophos
12 3 (1.61%) Veeam