Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 14 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 144 127 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 15.37% 13.89% 12.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.28% 68.28% 59.28%
Number of salaries quoted 142 126 144
Leicestershire median annual salary £36,000 £29,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.14% -19.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £22,075 £20,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £44,250
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -2.99% -4.29%

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 235 186 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 25.08% 20.35% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 185 165 245
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% -15.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £23,200 £21,700 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,500 £47,500 £54,800
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -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 13 November 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 13 November 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 0 94 £36,000 +24.14% 31
Hinckley +5 8 £37,500 - 3
Loughborough 0 3 £24,000 +6.67% 4
Melton Mowbray - 2 £32,500 -
Coalville 0 1 - - 2
Windows
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 76 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 61 (42.36%) Active Directory
3 49 (34.03%) SQL Server
4 48 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 36 (25.00%) SQL
6 35 (24.31%) TCP/IP
6 35 (24.31%) Office 365
7 34 (23.61%) T-SQL
7 34 (23.61%) JavaScript
7 34 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (22.92%) MVC
9 32 (22.22%) C#
9 32 (22.22%) CSS
10 29 (20.14%) .NET
11 28 (19.44%) HTML
11 28 (19.44%) Linux
11 28 (19.44%) OO
12 26 (18.06%) LAN
12 26 (18.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 25 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 24 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 24 (16.67%) WAN
15 22 (15.28%) DNS
15 22 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (15.28%) Windows 10
16 21 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
16 21 (14.58%) DHCP
17 20 (13.89%) SLA
17 20 (13.89%) ASP.NET
18 19 (13.19%) Cisco

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 9 (6.25%) Apache
2 7 (4.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.39%) IIS
3 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.39%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.69%) WildFly
Applications
1 18 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 35 (24.31%) Office 365
2 24 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (6.25%) GitHub
5 8 (5.56%) G Suite
6 5 (3.47%) PaaS
6 5 (3.47%) SaaS
7 4 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (2.78%) IaaS
8 1 (0.69%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 35 (24.31%) TCP/IP
2 26 (18.06%) LAN
3 24 (16.67%) WAN
4 22 (15.28%) DNS
5 21 (14.58%) DHCP
6 10 (6.94%) Wireless
7 8 (5.56%) Firewall
7 8 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (3.47%) SAN
8 5 (3.47%) WLAN
9 3 (2.08%) VoIP
10 2 (1.39%) Internet
11 1 (0.69%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.69%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.69%) Modbus
11 1 (0.69%) SMS
11 1 (0.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (34.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.25%) MySQL
2 9 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.47%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (2.78%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (2.78%) Redis
4 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.69%) DB2
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 14 (9.72%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (6.25%) Maven
5 6 (4.17%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.78%) Robot Framework
6 4 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (2.08%) IBM UrbanCode
7 3 (2.08%) JUnit
7 3 (2.08%) Selenium
7 3 (2.08%) SonarQube
7 3 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (2.08%) WiX
8 2 (1.39%) JIRA
9 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.69%) ReSharper
General
1 14 (9.72%) Manufacturing
2 10 (6.94%) Automotive
3 6 (4.17%) Law
3 6 (4.17%) Retail
4 4 (2.78%) Marketing
5 3 (2.08%) Humanities
6 2 (1.39%) Finance
6 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (21.53%) Developer
2 21 (14.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (13.19%) Support Engineer
4 17 (11.81%) Analyst
4 17 (11.81%) IT Support
5 14 (9.72%) .NET Developer
5 14 (9.72%) IT Engineer
5 14 (9.72%) Software Engineer
6 10 (6.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (6.94%) IT Support Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 9 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 9 (6.25%) Web Applications Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) Web Engineer
8 8 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
8 8 (5.56%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 8 (5.56%) Junior
9 7 (4.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.22%) CSS
2 29 (20.14%) .NET
3 28 (19.44%) HTML
4 20 (13.89%) ASP.NET
5 18 (12.50%) jQuery
6 17 (11.81%) HTML5
7 15 (10.42%) JSON
7 15 (10.42%) Spring
8 14 (9.72%) .NET Framework
9 13 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (9.03%) Web Services
10 12 (8.33%) RESTful
11 11 (7.64%) AngularJS
12 9 (6.25%) Node.js
12 9 (6.25%) XML
13 8 (5.56%) Entity Framework
13 8 (5.56%) WinForms
14 6 (4.17%) HTML5 Canvas
15 5 (3.47%) Laravel
15 5 (3.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.33%) Replication
2 9 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.86%) Clustering
3 7 (4.86%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.47%) EMC VMAX
4 5 (3.47%) EMC VNX
4 5 (3.47%) iSeries
5 4 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.08%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.08%) Life Science
7 2 (1.39%) Cyberattack
7 2 (1.39%) Fintech
7 2 (1.39%) Handset
7 2 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.39%) Social Network
8 1 (0.69%) Blog
8 1 (0.69%) CMDB
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 48 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 28 (19.44%) Linux
3 25 (17.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (15.28%) Windows 10
4 22 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 8 (5.56%) Mac OS
7 7 (4.86%) Apple iOS
7 7 (4.86%) Unix
8 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.78%) Android
9 4 (2.78%) CentOS
9 4 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.08%) Debian
11 2 (1.39%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (22.92%) MVC
3 28 (19.44%) OO
4 26 (18.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 21 (14.58%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (11.81%) Scrum
7 16 (11.11%) OOP
7 16 (11.11%) TDD
7 16 (11.11%) Time Management
8 15 (10.42%) DevOps
9 14 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (9.72%) Software Engineering
10 13 (9.03%) ITIL
11 12 (8.33%) Web Development
12 10 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (6.25%) UML
14 8 (5.56%) Change Control
14 8 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
14 8 (5.56%) Project Management
15 7 (4.86%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.00%) SQL
2 34 (23.61%) JavaScript
2 34 (23.61%) T-SQL
3 32 (22.22%) C#
4 13 (9.03%) PowerShell
4 13 (9.03%) VB.NET
5 10 (6.94%) C++
5 10 (6.94%) Java
6 8 (5.56%) VB
7 7 (4.86%) VB6
8 6 (4.17%) C
9 5 (3.47%) PHP
9 5 (3.47%) XAML
10 4 (2.78%) Ruby
11 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.08%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.39%) VBScript
13 1 (0.69%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (9.72%) Degree
2 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.78%) MCSE
4 3 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (2.08%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.39%) MCITP
5 2 (1.39%) MCTS
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.69%) MCP
6 1 (0.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.89%) SLA
2 6 (4.17%) GDPR
3 3 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.39%) QA
5 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (42.36%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.78%) Docker
4 4 (2.78%) Firmware
5 2 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.69%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (13.19%) SCCM
2 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.08%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.08%) Puppet
4 2 (1.39%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.69%) SCOM
5 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 76 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.19%) Cisco
2 19 (13.19%) VMware
3 17 (11.81%) Dell
4 9 (6.25%) HP
5 7 (4.86%) Red Hat
5 7 (4.86%) Veeam
6 5 (3.47%) Dell Compellent
6 5 (3.47%) EMC
6 5 (3.47%) EqualLogic
6 5 (3.47%) IBM
6 5 (3.47%) SonicWALL
6 5 (3.47%) Sun
6 5 (3.47%) Zend
7 4 (2.78%) Apple
8 3 (2.08%) Citrix
8 3 (2.08%) Oracle
9 1 (0.69%) Avaya
9 1 (0.69%) NetApp
9 1 (0.69%) Siemens