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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 21 6 8
Rank change year-on-year -15 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 68 131 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 9.37% 19.58% 18.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.82% 65.50% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 50 106 116
Median salary £34,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.81%  

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 110 200 165
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 15.15% 29.90% 23.24%
Number of salaries quoted 90 166 144
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,207 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire citing Windows as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -22 31 £36,500 -2.66% 21
Loughborough +9 7 £24,000 +6.66%
Hinckley - 5 £34,000 -
Kegworth +2 1 £45,001 -
Market Harborough - 1 £20,000 -
Wigston - 1 £48,840 -
Windows
East Midlands

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 62 (44.60%) Windows Server
2 51 (36.69%) SQL Server
2 51 (36.69%) Microsoft
3 44 (31.65%) VMware
4 41 (29.50%) SQL
5 40 (28.78%) Active Directory
6 32 (23.02%) ITIL
7 28 (20.14%) MS Exchange
8 27 (19.42%) MS Excel
9 25 (17.99%) C#
9 25 (17.99%) JavaScript
10 24 (17.27%) Linux
11 23 (16.55%) T-SQL
12 22 (15.83%) .NET
12 22 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (15.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 21 (15.11%) LAN
14 18 (12.95%) WAN
14 18 (12.95%) CSS
15 17 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (12.23%) Line Management
15 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (11.51%) ASP.NET
16 16 (11.51%) NetApp
17 15 (10.79%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (10.79%) SLA
17 15 (10.79%) Retail
17 15 (10.79%) Software Engineering
18 14 (10.07%) Git (software)

Windows
Top Related 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 28 (20.14%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.63%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.60%) IIS
4 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (19.42%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.19%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.47%) Office 365
3 2 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.72%) IaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.11%) LAN
2 18 (12.95%) WAN
3 14 (10.07%) Firewall
4 13 (9.35%) Wireless
5 10 (7.19%) TCP/IP
6 8 (5.76%) DHCP
6 8 (5.76%) DNS
6 8 (5.76%) SAN
7 6 (4.32%) VoIP
8 4 (2.88%) VLAN
9 3 (2.16%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.44%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.44%) LDAP
11 1 (0.72%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.72%) BGP
11 1 (0.72%) Internet
11 1 (0.72%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (36.69%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.63%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.91%) MongoDB
3 11 (7.91%) NoSQL
3 11 (7.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (7.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.72%) MySQL
6 1 (0.72%) Power BI
6 1 (0.72%) QlikView
6 1 (0.72%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (10.07%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.32%) JIRA
3 4 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.44%) Calabash
4 2 (1.44%) Capybara
4 2 (1.44%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.44%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.44%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.44%) Protractor
4 2 (1.44%) Ranorex
4 2 (1.44%) Selenium
General
1 15 (10.79%) Retail
2 13 (9.35%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.32%) Finance
4 5 (3.60%) Automotive
5 3 (2.16%) Legal
5 3 (2.16%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (17.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (17.27%) Analyst
3 19 (13.67%) Support Analyst
4 18 (12.95%) Developer
4 18 (12.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (11.51%) IT Support
6 14 (10.07%) .NET Developer
6 14 (10.07%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (10.07%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 14 (10.07%) Software Engineer
7 13 (9.35%) Support Engineer
8 11 (7.91%) IT Analyst
8 11 (7.91%) IT Support Analyst
9 10 (7.19%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (6.47%) JavaScript Engineer
10 9 (6.47%) VB.NET Developer
11 8 (5.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 8 (5.76%) C# Software Engineer
11 8 (5.76%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 8 (5.76%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.83%) .NET
2 18 (12.95%) CSS
3 16 (11.51%) ASP.NET
4 11 (7.91%) jQuery
4 11 (7.91%) JSON
4 11 (7.91%) XML
5 10 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (7.19%) RESTful
5 10 (7.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (7.19%) Web Services
6 8 (5.76%) HTML
7 3 (2.16%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.16%) WCF
7 3 (2.16%) WinForms
7 3 (2.16%) WPF
8 2 (1.44%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.72%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.72%) LINQ
9 1 (0.72%) ODBC
9 1 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.47%) Clustering
3 7 (5.04%) Life Science
4 5 (3.60%) iPad
5 4 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.88%) EPoS
6 3 (2.16%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.16%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.16%) iPhone
7 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.72%) AS400
7 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) iSeries
7 1 (0.72%) Replication
7 1 (0.72%) User Experience
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 62 (44.60%) Windows Server
2 24 (17.27%) Linux
3 22 (15.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (12.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (7.91%) Windows 7
6 9 (6.47%) Unix
7 8 (5.76%) Windows 10
7 8 (5.76%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.44%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.72%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.02%) ITIL
2 17 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (12.23%) Line Management
3 15 (10.79%) Software Engineering
4 13 (9.35%) Capacity Management
5 12 (8.63%) IT Strategy
5 12 (8.63%) MVC
6 11 (7.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (7.91%) High Availability
6 11 (7.91%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (7.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (7.19%) Kanban
7 10 (7.19%) OO
8 7 (5.04%) Coaching
8 7 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.04%) Process Improvement
9 6 (4.32%) Business Continuity
9 6 (4.32%) Migration
9 6 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (29.50%) SQL
2 25 (17.99%) C#
2 25 (17.99%) JavaScript
3 23 (16.55%) T-SQL
4 12 (8.63%) VB.NET
5 6 (4.32%) C++
5 6 (4.32%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.60%) C
7 4 (2.88%) PHP
8 3 (2.16%) VB
8 3 (2.16%) VB6
8 3 (2.16%) VBScript
9 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.72%) Perl
9 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.72%) Python
9 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (10.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.63%) MCSE
3 10 (7.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.60%) Degree
5 4 (2.88%) A+ Certification
5 4 (2.88%) CCNA
6 3 (2.16%) MCITP
6 3 (2.16%) MCSA
7 2 (1.44%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.44%) MCP
8 1 (0.72%) CCDP
8 1 (0.72%) CCNP
8 1 (0.72%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.79%) SLA
2 2 (1.44%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (28.78%) Active Directory
2 22 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.35%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.19%) Docker
4 10 (7.19%) vSphere
5 5 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.16%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.44%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.72%) XenApp
8 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (7.91%) SCCM
2 2 (1.44%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (1.44%) SCOM
3 1 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.72%) SCSM
Vendors
1 51 (36.69%) Microsoft
2 44 (31.65%) VMware
3 16 (11.51%) NetApp
4 14 (10.07%) Oracle
5 11 (7.91%) HP
6 10 (7.19%) Citrix
7 6 (4.32%) Cisco
8 5 (3.60%) Dell
9 4 (2.88%) SAP
10 3 (2.16%) EMC
10 3 (2.16%) IBM
11 2 (1.44%) Altiris
11 2 (1.44%) Apple
11 2 (1.44%) Samsung
12 1 (0.72%) Avaya
12 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.72%) Google
12 1 (0.72%) Orchard
12 1 (0.72%) Veeam
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