Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 12 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 167 133 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 17.71% 14.30% 14.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.22% 70.74% 62.69%
Number of salaries quoted 170 120 161
Leicestershire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,675 £20,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £44,000 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -

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 225 188 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 23.86% 20.22% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 212 166 266
Leicestershire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75% +22.14%
10th Percentile £22,775 £21,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £52,450 £47,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +4.17%

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 September 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 18 September 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 -1 108 £35,000 -1.60% 17
Hinckley +5 9 £26,500 -44.79% 1
Loughborough +4 7 £24,500 +8.89%
Melton Mowbray - 2 £32,500 -
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 91 (54.49%) Microsoft
2 79 (47.31%) Active Directory
3 56 (33.53%) Windows Server
4 55 (32.93%) TCP/IP
5 53 (31.74%) SQL Server
6 44 (26.35%) Office 365
7 38 (22.75%) LAN
8 36 (21.56%) SQL
8 36 (21.56%) Windows 10
8 36 (21.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 34 (20.36%) WAN
10 32 (19.16%) T-SQL
10 32 (19.16%) C#
11 31 (18.56%) .NET
11 31 (18.56%) Microsoft Office
11 31 (18.56%) DNS
12 30 (17.96%) Microsoft Azure
13 29 (17.37%) OO
14 28 (16.77%) SLA
14 28 (16.77%) Windows 7
15 27 (16.17%) Windows Server 2012
16 26 (15.57%) Problem-Solving
16 26 (15.57%) Dell
16 26 (15.57%) DHCP
17 24 (14.37%) Linux
17 24 (14.37%) ASP.NET
17 24 (14.37%) JavaScript
17 24 (14.37%) VMware
17 24 (14.37%) Windows Server 2008
18 23 (13.77%) ITIL

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 7 (4.19%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.59%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.60%) IIS
5 1 (0.60%) WildFly
Applications
1 31 (18.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 44 (26.35%) Office 365
2 30 (17.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (6.59%) PaaS
4 11 (6.59%) SaaS
5 9 (5.39%) G Suite
6 4 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.40%) IaaS
7 1 (0.60%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 55 (32.93%) TCP/IP
2 38 (22.75%) LAN
3 34 (20.36%) WAN
4 31 (18.56%) DNS
5 26 (15.57%) DHCP
6 15 (8.98%) Wireless
7 13 (7.78%) Firewall
8 11 (6.59%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (4.79%) WLAN
10 5 (2.99%) SAN
10 5 (2.99%) VLAN
10 5 (2.99%) VoIP
11 3 (1.80%) Internet
12 2 (1.20%) NAS
12 2 (1.20%) Skype
13 1 (0.60%) Asterisk PBX
13 1 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.60%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.60%) Modbus
13 1 (0.60%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (31.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.19%) MySQL
3 6 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.60%) DB2
6 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (6.59%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.19%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.99%) WiX
5 4 (2.40%) IBM UrbanCode
5 4 (2.40%) JUnit
5 4 (2.40%) Selenium
5 4 (2.40%) SonarQube
5 4 (2.40%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.20%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.20%) JIRA
6 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.60%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (4.79%) Law
2 7 (4.19%) Automotive
2 7 (4.19%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.59%) Retail
4 4 (2.40%) Finance
5 1 (0.60%) Publishing
5 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (17.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (17.37%) Developer
3 28 (16.77%) Analyst
4 22 (13.17%) IT Support
5 21 (12.57%) Support Engineer
6 17 (10.18%) IT Engineer
7 15 (8.98%) Team Leader
8 14 (8.38%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 13 (7.78%) IT Analyst
9 13 (7.78%) IT Support Engineer
10 12 (7.19%) .NET Developer
10 12 (7.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 11 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (6.59%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (5.99%) Field Engineer
12 10 (5.99%) Field Hardware Engineer
12 10 (5.99%) Field Service Engineer
12 10 (5.99%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
12 10 (5.99%) Service Analyst
12 10 (5.99%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.56%) .NET
2 24 (14.37%) ASP.NET
3 22 (13.17%) CSS
4 19 (11.38%) HTML
5 15 (8.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (8.98%) jQuery
5 15 (8.98%) Web Services
5 15 (8.98%) XML
6 13 (7.78%) .NET Framework
7 10 (5.99%) Entity Framework
7 10 (5.99%) HTML5
7 10 (5.99%) WinForms
7 10 (5.99%) XHTML
8 9 (5.39%) LINQ
9 8 (4.79%) .NET Remoting
9 8 (4.79%) ADO.NET
9 8 (4.79%) Ajax
9 8 (4.79%) DHTML
9 8 (4.79%) WCF
10 7 (4.19%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.19%) Replication
3 10 (5.99%) EMC VMAX
3 10 (5.99%) EMC VNX
3 10 (5.99%) iSeries
4 8 (4.79%) Clustering
4 8 (4.79%) Social Network
5 7 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.99%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.99%) Fintech
7 4 (2.40%) CMDB
7 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.80%) Life Science
9 2 (1.20%) Handset
10 1 (0.60%) Blog
10 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (33.53%) Windows Server
2 36 (21.56%) Windows 10
3 28 (16.77%) Windows 7
4 27 (16.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (14.37%) Linux
5 24 (14.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (5.99%) Unix
7 9 (5.39%) Mac OS
8 7 (4.19%) Windows 8
9 6 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.99%) CentOS
11 4 (2.40%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.40%) Debian
11 4 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 29 (17.37%) OO
3 26 (15.57%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (13.77%) ITIL
5 22 (13.17%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (13.17%) MVC
6 18 (10.78%) OOP
7 13 (7.78%) Customer Requirements
8 12 (7.19%) Scrum
9 11 (6.59%) DevOps
10 9 (5.39%) Project Management
11 8 (4.79%) Change Control
11 8 (4.79%) Load Balancing
11 8 (4.79%) Network Load Balancing
12 7 (4.19%) IT Strategy
12 7 (4.19%) Line Management
12 7 (4.19%) PRINCE2
12 7 (4.19%) Proactive Monitoring
12 7 (4.19%) Time Management
13 6 (3.59%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.56%) SQL
2 32 (19.16%) C#
2 32 (19.16%) T-SQL
3 24 (14.37%) JavaScript
4 13 (7.78%) XAML
5 10 (5.99%) PowerShell
6 9 (5.39%) VB.NET
7 7 (4.19%) C
7 7 (4.19%) C++
8 5 (2.99%) Ruby
9 4 (2.40%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.40%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.80%) VB
11 2 (1.20%) Java
11 2 (1.20%) PHP
11 2 (1.20%) VB6
11 2 (1.20%) VBScript
12 1 (0.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (7.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (7.19%) Degree
3 10 (5.99%) MCSE
4 5 (2.99%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.80%) MCITP
5 3 (1.80%) MCTS
6 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.20%) MCP
6 2 (1.20%) MCSA
7 1 (0.60%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.60%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (16.77%) SLA
2 4 (2.40%) GDPR
3 3 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.20%) QA
5 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (47.31%) Active Directory
2 23 (13.77%) Hyper-V
3 15 (8.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.19%) BitLocker
5 5 (2.99%) Docker
6 2 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (12.57%) SCCM
2 8 (4.79%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (4.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.99%) Puppet
5 4 (2.40%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.20%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.60%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.60%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 91 (54.49%) Microsoft
2 26 (15.57%) Dell
3 24 (14.37%) VMware
4 23 (13.77%) Cisco
5 17 (10.18%) HP
6 11 (6.59%) Citrix
7 10 (5.99%) Dell Compellent
7 10 (5.99%) EMC
7 10 (5.99%) EqualLogic
7 10 (5.99%) IBM
7 10 (5.99%) SonicWALL
7 10 (5.99%) Sun
8 8 (4.79%) Red Hat
8 8 (4.79%) Veeam
9 7 (4.19%) Oracle
10 5 (2.99%) Apple
11 4 (2.40%) Aruba
12 3 (1.80%) Google
13 1 (0.60%) WatchGuard
13 1 (0.60%) Zend