Windows Jobs in the North of England

Microsoft Windows
England > North of England

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England requiring Windows skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Windows over the 6 months leading up to 25 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 20 22 18
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,572 1,640 2,052
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 7.83% 10.44% 10.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.29% 70.57% 54.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,246 1,078 1,574
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,000 £22,000
25th Percentile £27,000 £28,250 £26,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £40,000 £36,186
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.54% -9.54%
75th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,313 £62,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £43,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year -8.05% +1.16% -4.44%

All Operating Systems
North of England

Windows falls under the Operating Systems category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring operating system skills in the North of England.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,302 2,324 3,782
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 11.47% 14.79% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,733 1,437 2,428
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,750
25th Percentile £29,250 £31,250 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £44,345 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.16% +4.34% -5.56%
75th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £65,625 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in the North of England

Windows
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in the North of England.

Salary trend for Windows in the North of England

Windows
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in the North of England over the 6 months to 25 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Windows in the North of England

Windows
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the North of England region over the 6 months to 25 June 2024. 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
Jobs
North West -6 792 £40,000 -5.88% 158
Yorkshire +10 598 £37,000 +2.78% 99
North East +7 184 £33,000 -17.50% 34
Windows
England

Windows
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 232 (14.76%) Microsoft Exchange
2 124 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 32 (2.04%) Apache
4 30 (1.91%) IIS
5 8 (0.51%) Tomcat
6 7 (0.45%) ArcGIS
6 7 (0.45%) CMS
7 6 (0.38%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.25%) CloudStack
8 4 (0.25%) Confluence
8 4 (0.25%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.13%) Resin
9 2 (0.13%) SAS
10 1 (0.064%) Site Server
Applications
1 255 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.13%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.13%) Sketch
5 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.51%) NEC Housing
3 5 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.064%) Magento
5 1 (0.064%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 650 (41.35%) Microsoft 365
2 629 (40.01%) Azure
3 205 (13.04%) Entra ID
4 158 (10.05%) AWS
5 93 (5.92%) Azure DevOps
6 78 (4.96%) IBM Cloud
7 69 (4.39%) OneDrive
8 50 (3.18%) Serverless
9 47 (2.99%) Azure Service Bus
10 44 (2.80%) Azure Logic Apps
10 44 (2.80%) IaaS
11 43 (2.74%) Azure Functions
12 42 (2.67%) Azure API Management
13 36 (2.29%) Google Workspace
14 33 (2.10%) GCP
15 31 (1.97%) SaaS
16 27 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
17 24 (1.53%) Power Platform
18 17 (1.08%) Amazon S3
19 16 (1.02%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 289 (18.38%) Firewall
2 209 (13.30%) DNS
3 193 (12.28%) LAN
4 175 (11.13%) WAN
5 168 (10.69%) DHCP
6 132 (8.40%) VPN
7 121 (7.70%) TCP/IP
8 84 (5.34%) Wi-Fi
9 79 (5.03%) SAN
10 76 (4.83%) Wireless
11 64 (4.07%) VoIP
12 60 (3.82%) VLAN
13 49 (3.12%) Network Security
14 46 (2.93%) Internet
15 45 (2.86%) NAS
16 30 (1.91%) Remote Desktop
16 30 (1.91%) WLAN
17 21 (1.34%) SSL
18 16 (1.02%) SNMP
19 15 (0.95%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 105 (6.68%) MongoDB
3 94 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
4 92 (5.85%) NoSQL
5 90 (5.73%) DB2
6 66 (4.20%) Relational Database
7 28 (1.78%) MySQL
8 27 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
9 26 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
9 26 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (1.15%) Power BI
11 14 (0.89%) Redis
12 12 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
12 12 (0.76%) QlikView
12 12 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (0.70%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.57%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.45%) Geospatial Data
15 7 (0.45%) GIS
Development Applications
1 29 (1.84%) Git
2 24 (1.53%) GitLab
3 21 (1.34%) Artifactory
4 17 (1.08%) JIRA
5 15 (0.95%) Jenkins
6 12 (0.76%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.51%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
8 6 (0.38%) MSI
9 5 (0.32%) AdminStudio
9 5 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (0.32%) Subversion
10 4 (0.25%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.25%) InstallShield
11 3 (0.19%) CMake
11 3 (0.19%) GCC
11 3 (0.19%) GDB
11 3 (0.19%) IBM UrbanCode
11 3 (0.19%) Postman
12 2 (0.13%) MSTest
General
1 498 (31.68%) Social Skills
2 183 (11.64%) Finance
3 150 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
4 142 (9.03%) Public Sector
5 87 (5.53%) Law
6 70 (4.45%) Retail
7 61 (3.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 56 (3.56%) Organisational Skills
9 50 (3.18%) Manufacturing
10 45 (2.86%) Marketing
11 31 (1.97%) Legal
12 29 (1.84%) Telecoms
13 23 (1.46%) Games
14 16 (1.02%) Presentation Skills
15 14 (0.89%) Documentation Skills
16 12 (0.76%) Local Government
17 10 (0.64%) Military
18 9 (0.57%) Police
19 7 (0.45%) Advertising
19 7 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 259 (16.48%) IT Support
2 210 (13.36%) Analyst
3 202 (12.85%) Support Engineer
4 201 (12.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 164 (10.43%) IT Engineer
6 141 (8.97%) Senior
7 132 (8.40%) IT Technician
8 122 (7.76%) Developer
9 112 (7.12%) IT Support Engineer
10 109 (6.93%) Lead
11 95 (6.04%) Support Technician
12 81 (5.15%) Service Analyst
13 77 (4.90%) Service Desk Analyst
14 76 (4.83%) IT Support Technician
15 75 (4.77%) 2nd Line Support
16 63 (4.01%) IT Analyst
17 61 (3.88%) Azure Engineer
18 60 (3.82%) Cloud Engineer
18 60 (3.82%) IT Manager
18 60 (3.82%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (8.91%) .NET
2 107 (6.81%) HTML
3 105 (6.68%) ASP.NET
4 104 (6.62%) React
5 101 (6.42%) CSS
6 100 (6.36%) REST
7 98 (6.23%) AngularJS
8 95 (6.04%) Web Services
9 90 (5.73%) Vue
10 87 (5.53%) jQuery
10 87 (5.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 78 (4.96%) ASP.NET Core
11 78 (4.96%) Backbone.js
11 78 (4.96%) Ember.js
12 63 (4.01%) Node.js
13 27 (1.72%) .NET Core
14 26 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
15 20 (1.27%) WPF
16 15 (0.95%) YAML
17 14 (0.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 121 (7.70%) Data Centre
2 105 (6.68%) Hybrid Cloud
3 98 (6.23%) Management Information System
4 90 (5.73%) Driving Licence
5 87 (5.53%) Algorithms
6 86 (5.47%) Public Cloud
7 80 (5.09%) Data Structures
8 78 (4.96%) Blockchain
9 47 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
10 38 (2.42%) e-Learning
11 27 (1.72%) EPoS
12 26 (1.65%) Replication
13 25 (1.59%) Onboarding
14 19 (1.21%) Private Cloud
15 18 (1.15%) SCADA
16 17 (1.08%) Clustering
17 16 (1.02%) Cyberattack
17 16 (1.02%) Life Science
17 16 (1.02%) Operational Technology
18 15 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 599 (38.10%) Windows Server
2 415 (26.40%) Linux
3 269 (17.11%) Windows 10
4 123 (7.82%) Android
5 118 (7.51%) Apple iOS
6 95 (6.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 92 (5.85%) Windows Server 2016
8 80 (5.09%) Windows Server 2019
9 72 (4.58%) Mac OS
10 63 (4.01%) Unix
11 32 (2.04%) Windows 7
12 29 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (1.65%) Windows Vista
14 17 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (0.95%) Data ONTAP
15 15 (0.95%) VMS
16 13 (0.83%) Windows 8
17 9 (0.57%) Solaris
17 9 (0.57%) Windows Phone
18 7 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (26.46%) Problem-Solving
2 305 (19.40%) ITIL
3 273 (17.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 263 (16.73%) Customer Service
5 177 (11.26%) Mentoring
6 137 (8.72%) Cybersecurity
7 135 (8.59%) DevOps
8 127 (8.08%) User Experience
9 125 (7.95%) Coaching
10 121 (7.70%) Agile
11 106 (6.74%) Disaster Recovery
12 105 (6.68%) MVC
13 100 (6.36%) Artificial Intelligence
13 100 (6.36%) OO
14 95 (6.04%) Full Stack Development
15 93 (5.92%) Web Development
16 91 (5.79%) Migration
17 90 (5.73%) MVVM
18 89 (5.66%) OOP
19 87 (5.53%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 240 (15.27%) SQL
2 144 (9.16%) C#
2 144 (9.16%) PowerShell
3 130 (8.27%) Python
4 113 (7.19%) JavaScript
5 58 (3.69%) Java
6 28 (1.78%) C++
7 27 (1.72%) Bash
8 24 (1.53%) VBScript
9 19 (1.21%) C
10 13 (0.83%) VB
10 13 (0.83%) XAML
11 11 (0.70%) Delphi
11 11 (0.70%) T-SQL
11 11 (0.70%) TypeScript
12 10 (0.64%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.45%) PHP
14 6 (0.38%) Embedded C
15 5 (0.32%) ABAP
16 4 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 214 (13.61%) Degree
2 107 (6.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (3.63%) Security Cleared
4 56 (3.56%) DBS Check
5 39 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (2.29%) MCP
7 35 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
8 33 (2.10%) CCNA
9 32 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
10 30 (1.91%) SC Cleared
11 29 (1.84%) MCSE
12 26 (1.65%) MCSA
13 23 (1.46%) Azure Certification
14 21 (1.34%) HNC
14 21 (1.34%) HND
14 21 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 20 (1.27%) A+ Certification
15 20 (1.27%) CISSP
16 16 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
17 13 (0.83%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (7.57%) SLA
2 44 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.40%) GDPR
3 22 (1.40%) NIST
4 17 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
5 14 (0.89%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.64%) Accessibility
6 10 (0.64%) QA
7 6 (0.38%) ISO 9000
8 5 (0.32%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.19%) PMO
11 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.064%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.064%) NCSC
12 1 (0.064%) SOC 2
System Software
1 661 (42.05%) Active Directory
2 228 (14.50%) Hyper-V
3 189 (12.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (3.12%) VMware ESXi
5 36 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
6 33 (2.10%) Docker
7 31 (1.97%) vSphere
8 25 (1.59%) Terminal Services
9 15 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (0.76%) Firmware
11 11 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.45%) KVM
13 6 (0.38%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.19%) XenApp
15 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
16 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.064%) Postfix
16 1 (0.064%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 193 (12.28%) Microsoft Intune
2 69 (4.39%) SCCM
3 54 (3.44%) Ansible
4 44 (2.80%) Kubernetes
4 44 (2.80%) Terraform
5 37 (2.35%) vCenter Server
6 28 (1.78%) WSUS
7 26 (1.65%) Prometheus
8 20 (1.27%) Jamf Pro
8 20 (1.27%) SCOM
9 14 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
9 14 (0.89%) FortiGate
10 12 (0.76%) Autotask
10 12 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
11 11 (0.70%) Grafana
12 9 (0.57%) AirWatch
13 8 (0.51%) Progress Chef
14 7 (0.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 7 (0.45%) Nagios
15 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 762 (48.47%) Microsoft
2 341 (21.69%) VMware
3 115 (7.32%) IBM
4 109 (6.93%) Red Hat
5 96 (6.11%) Cisco
6 89 (5.66%) Citrix
7 76 (4.83%) Apple
8 61 (3.88%) Veeam
9 48 (3.05%) Google
10 46 (2.93%) Oracle
11 41 (2.61%) NetApp
12 40 (2.54%) Dell
13 33 (2.10%) Splunk
14 29 (1.84%) HP
15 28 (1.78%) ServiceNow
15 28 (1.78%) SolarWinds
16 23 (1.46%) Adobe
17 21 (1.34%) Sophos
18 18 (1.15%) Datto
18 18 (1.15%) Palo Alto