The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Loughborough 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Leicestershire / Loughborough
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 15 7
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 7 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Loughborough 15.56% 4.26% 16.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.85% 16.67% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 8
Median salary £24,000 £22,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -18.18%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £36,500 £35,661
% change year-on-year -1.36% +2.35%  

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 Loughborough with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Loughborough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 13 12 8
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Loughborough 28.89% 25.53% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 8
Median salary £24,000 £29,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.32% +8.18%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Loughborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Loughborough 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 Loughborough

Windows
Salary Trend in Loughborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Loughborough.

Salary trend for Windows in Loughborough

Windows
Salary Histogram in Loughborough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Loughborough over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows in Loughborough

Windows
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Loughborough

For the 6 months to 27 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 Loughborough region with a requirement for Windows.

1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) SLA
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (27.27%) MCSE
6 3 (27.27%) MCSA
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) Legal
6 3 (27.27%) SCCM
6 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
6 3 (27.27%) MCITP
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) iPad
6 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Office 365
6 3 (27.27%) Case Management
7 2 (18.18%) Escalation Management
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in Loughborough 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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
General
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) IT Support
2 6 (54.55%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (54.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) IT Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) IT Support Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) iPad
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 8
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Case Management
2 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Escalation Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
3 2 (18.18%) Server Building
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (9.09%) Service Design
4 1 (9.09%) Threat Detection
4 1 (9.09%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCITP
1 3 (27.27%) MCSA
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
4 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (18.18%) vSphere
5 1 (9.09%) XenApp
5 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) SCSM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp