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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 12 14
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 60 107 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 11.58% 15.07% 14.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.22% 66.46% 74.13%
Number of salaries quoted 55 85 97
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,250 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 92 161 143
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 17.76% 22.68% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 192 300 319
Median salary £29,000 £38,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.67% +14.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 months to 29 June 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 29 June 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 -10 33 £37,500 - 9
Loughborough +15 4 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch +2 3 £26,000 +18.18%
Wigston - 1 £29,000 -
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 52 (42.28%) Microsoft
2 51 (41.46%) Windows Server
3 48 (39.02%) SQL Server
4 41 (33.33%) VMware
5 36 (29.27%) SQL
6 29 (23.58%) Active Directory
7 27 (21.95%) ITIL
8 25 (20.33%) C#
9 24 (19.51%) MS Exchange
10 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 21 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (17.07%) Windows 7
12 18 (14.63%) Linux
12 18 (14.63%) LAN
12 18 (14.63%) .NET
13 16 (13.01%) Microsoft Office
14 15 (12.20%) T-SQL
14 15 (12.20%) SLA
14 15 (12.20%) WAN
14 15 (12.20%) Windows 10
15 14 (11.38%) JavaScript
16 13 (10.57%) Oracle
16 13 (10.57%) Citrix
16 13 (10.57%) Software Engineering
17 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
17 12 (9.76%) NetApp
17 12 (9.76%) Windows 8
17 12 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (8.94%) Oracle Database
18 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills

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 24 (19.51%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.07%) IIS
4 3 (2.44%) SAS
5 2 (1.63%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (13.01%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.81%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.13%) Office 365
3 8 (6.50%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.88%) IaaS
4 6 (4.88%) PaaS
5 3 (2.44%) SaaS
6 2 (1.63%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.63%) LAN
2 15 (12.20%) WAN
3 9 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.69%) Wireless
5 6 (4.88%) SAN
6 5 (4.07%) DHCP
6 5 (4.07%) DNS
7 4 (3.25%) VoIP
8 3 (2.44%) Firewall
8 3 (2.44%) Internet
9 2 (1.63%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (1.63%) BGP
9 2 (1.63%) OSPF
9 2 (1.63%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.63%) VLAN
9 2 (1.63%) VPN
9 2 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.81%) 4G
10 1 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.81%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.94%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.50%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.50%) NoSQL
3 8 (6.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.63%) Base SAS
4 2 (1.63%) MySQL
4 2 (1.63%) SAS EBI
4 2 (1.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.63%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (1.63%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.81%) Power BI
5 1 (0.81%) QlikView
5 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.81%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.44%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.63%) Calabash
4 2 (1.63%) Capybara
4 2 (1.63%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.63%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.63%) JIRA
4 2 (1.63%) Protractor
4 2 (1.63%) Ranorex
4 2 (1.63%) Selenium
5 1 (0.81%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (7.32%) Manufacturing
1 9 (7.32%) Retail
2 3 (2.44%) Finance
2 3 (2.44%) Legal
3 2 (1.63%) Automotive
3 2 (1.63%) Publishing
3 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (19.51%) Analyst
2 21 (17.07%) 2nd Line Support
3 20 (16.26%) Support Analyst
4 16 (13.01%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 15 (12.20%) Developer
5 15 (12.20%) IT Support
6 12 (9.76%) Software Engineer
7 11 (8.94%) IT Analyst
7 11 (8.94%) IT Support Analyst
8 10 (8.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (8.13%) Administrator
9 8 (6.50%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (6.50%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.69%) C# Software Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) JavaScript Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Senior C# Software Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.69%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (4.88%) SQL Analyst
11 6 (4.88%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.63%) .NET
2 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.69%) CSS
3 7 (5.69%) jQuery
3 7 (5.69%) Web Services
4 6 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (3.25%) JSON
5 4 (3.25%) WPF
5 4 (3.25%) XML
6 3 (2.44%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.44%) HTML
7 2 (1.63%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.63%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.63%) HTML5 Canvas
7 2 (1.63%) RESTful
7 2 (1.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.63%) WinForms
8 1 (0.81%) Angular 2
8 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.81%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.13%) Clustering
3 7 (5.69%) Life Science
4 6 (4.88%) iPad
5 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.25%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.25%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.44%) EPoS
6 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.63%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.63%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.81%) iPhone
8 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (41.46%) Windows Server
2 23 (18.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (17.07%) Windows 7
4 18 (14.63%) Linux
5 15 (12.20%) Windows 10
6 12 (9.76%) Windows 8
6 12 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.88%) Unix
8 3 (2.44%) Android
9 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.81%) AIX
10 1 (0.81%) CentOS
10 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.95%) ITIL
2 13 (10.57%) Software Engineering
3 11 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (7.32%) High Availability
4 9 (7.32%) Manual Testing
5 8 (6.50%) Capacity Management
5 8 (6.50%) Line Management
5 8 (6.50%) Migration
5 8 (6.50%) MVC
6 7 (5.69%) IT Strategy
6 7 (5.69%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (4.88%) Analytics
7 6 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.88%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.07%) CRM
8 5 (4.07%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.07%) Test Automation
9 4 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (3.25%) Change Management
9 4 (3.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.27%) SQL
2 25 (20.33%) C#
3 15 (12.20%) T-SQL
4 14 (11.38%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.07%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.07%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.25%) C
7 3 (2.44%) C++
8 2 (1.63%) VB
8 2 (1.63%) VB6
8 2 (1.63%) VBScript
9 1 (0.81%) Java
9 1 (0.81%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.13%) MCSE
3 9 (7.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (4.88%) Degree
5 5 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.44%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.44%) CCNA
7 2 (1.63%) CCNP
7 2 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.63%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.81%) CCDP
8 1 (0.81%) CISSP
8 1 (0.81%) MCITP
8 1 (0.81%) MCP
8 1 (0.81%) MCSA
8 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.20%) SLA
2 6 (4.88%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.63%) QA
4 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (23.58%) Active Directory
2 21 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.50%) Docker
4 8 (6.50%) vSphere
5 5 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.44%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.81%) Firmware
8 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.81%) NDS
8 1 (0.81%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 11 (8.94%) SCCM
2 4 (3.25%) SCOM
2 4 (3.25%) WSUS
3 3 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.81%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 52 (42.28%) Microsoft
2 41 (33.33%) VMware
3 13 (10.57%) Citrix
3 13 (10.57%) Oracle
4 12 (9.76%) NetApp
5 9 (7.32%) Cisco
6 7 (5.69%) Dell
6 7 (5.69%) HP
7 4 (3.25%) IBM
7 4 (3.25%) Kaspersky
7 4 (3.25%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.44%) Altiris
8 3 (2.44%) EMC
9 2 (1.63%) SAP
10 1 (0.81%) Apple
10 1 (0.81%) Aruba
10 1 (0.81%) Avaya
10 1 (0.81%) Forcepoint
10 1 (0.81%) Google
10 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
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