Period
to 23 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 11 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 587 718 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.46% 12.57% 14.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.33% 60.54% 63.91%
Number of salaries quoted 512 627 828
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% -4.11%
10th Percentile £21,300 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £50,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -7.14%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 885 1,186 1,510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.29% 20.77% 22.13%
Number of salaries quoted 767 1,030 1,251
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,044 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,950 £60,000 £58,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Windows as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in West Yorkshire

Windows
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Windows in West Yorkshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Windows in West Yorkshire

Windows
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 September 2019. 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
Leeds -3 311 £37,500 -2.60% 101
Wakefield +4 72 £36,500 -2.67% 10
Bradford +8 68 £35,000 +2.94% 14
Huddersfield +4 42 £28,250 -11.72% 3
Ilkley +5 20 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Wetherby +1 15 £24,500 +2.08% 6
Halifax +1 14 £40,500 +15.71% 2
Sowerby Bridge - 9 £34,300 - 4
Dewsbury 0 7 £25,500 -32.00%
Heckmondwike - 5 £27,500 -
Castleford +4 3 £33,000 +83.33%
Batley 0 3 £25,000 +38.89% 1
Pudsey -7 3 £42,000 -
Elland -1 1 £50,000 +81.82%
Windows
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 370 (63.03%) Microsoft
2 325 (55.37%) Active Directory
3 272 (46.34%) Windows Server
4 206 (35.09%) Azure
5 193 (32.88%) Office 365
6 188 (32.03%) VMware
7 159 (27.09%) SQL
8 145 (24.70%) ITIL
9 141 (24.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 140 (23.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 127 (21.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 125 (21.29%) Windows 10
13 120 (20.44%) MS Exchange
14 118 (20.10%) Firewall
15 112 (19.08%) SQL Server
16 111 (18.91%) VMware Infrastructure
17 110 (18.74%) Microsoft Office
18 103 (17.55%) DNS
19 102 (17.38%) Linux
20 98 (16.70%) Finance
21 96 (16.35%) Windows 7
22 95 (16.18%) DHCP
23 90 (15.33%) Hyper-V
24 87 (14.82%) Microsoft Certification
25 84 (14.31%) Citrix
26 80 (13.63%) Agile Software Development
26 80 (13.63%) Problem-Solving
27 78 (13.29%) AWS
27 78 (13.29%) PowerShell
28 63 (10.73%) SCCM

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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
1 120 (20.44%) MS Exchange
2 58 (9.88%) SharePoint
3 54 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 43 (7.33%) IIS
5 39 (6.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (3.75%) Skype for Business
7 7 (1.19%) Confluence
7 7 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.19%) IBM Domino
8 5 (0.85%) OpenEdge
8 5 (0.85%) SAS
9 4 (0.68%) Apache
9 4 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.68%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.68%) Tuxedo
10 3 (0.51%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.34%) JBoss
11 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 110 (18.74%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.87%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.36%) assyst
1 8 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.51%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Unica
4 1 (0.17%) Q-Pulse
4 1 (0.17%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 206 (35.09%) Azure
2 193 (32.88%) Office 365
3 78 (13.29%) AWS
4 55 (9.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 24 (4.09%) GCP
6 23 (3.92%) IaaS
7 21 (3.58%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (2.73%) Azure Stack
8 16 (2.73%) IBM Cloud
9 14 (2.39%) SaaS
10 12 (2.04%) OneDrive
10 12 (2.04%) PaaS
11 5 (0.85%) Mimecast
12 4 (0.68%) Power Platform
13 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.34%) Silverpop
14 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.17%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 118 (20.10%) Firewall
2 103 (17.55%) DNS
3 95 (16.18%) DHCP
4 56 (9.54%) SAN
4 56 (9.54%) VPN
5 53 (9.03%) WAN
6 41 (6.98%) LAN
7 39 (6.64%) VoIP
8 25 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
9 23 (3.92%) Skype
10 22 (3.75%) TCP/IP
11 20 (3.41%) Remote Desktop
11 20 (3.41%) Wireless
12 17 (2.90%) NAS
13 14 (2.39%) Internet
13 14 (2.39%) VLAN
14 9 (1.53%) ISDN
15 7 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (1.19%) iSCSI
15 7 (1.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (19.08%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (2.56%) MySQL
4 14 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (1.87%) DB2
6 8 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.85%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.68%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.68%) Power BI
10 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.34%) MS Access
12 1 (0.17%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (2.90%) Jenkins
3 16 (2.73%) Visual Studio
4 15 (2.56%) Android Studio
4 15 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 15 (2.56%) JIRA
5 12 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (1.70%) Maven
7 8 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (1.36%) Subversion
8 7 (1.19%) Eclipse
9 6 (1.02%) Ant
9 6 (1.02%) GitLab
9 6 (1.02%) IntelliJ
9 6 (1.02%) JUnit
9 6 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.85%) MSI
10 5 (0.85%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.51%) WiX
General
1 98 (16.70%) Finance
2 52 (8.86%) Retail
3 26 (4.43%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.75%) Public Sector
5 19 (3.24%) Banking
6 14 (2.39%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.21%) Legal
8 12 (2.04%) Marketing
9 9 (1.53%) Aerospace
10 8 (1.36%) Law
11 3 (0.51%) Back Office
11 3 (0.51%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 120 (20.44%) Analyst
2 106 (18.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 66 (11.24%) Support Engineer
4 65 (11.07%) IT Support
5 64 (10.90%) Support Analyst
6 52 (8.86%) IT Engineer
7 38 (6.47%) Architect
8 37 (6.30%) Technical Support
9 34 (5.79%) Service Analyst
10 32 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
11 31 (5.28%) Developer
12 30 (5.11%) 2nd Line Support
13 29 (4.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 29 (4.94%) IT Analyst
13 29 (4.94%) Technical Analyst
14 28 (4.77%) Systems Engineer
15 24 (4.09%) Cloud Engineer
16 23 (3.92%) 1st Line Support
17 22 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support
17 22 (3.75%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (9.20%) .NET
2 28 (4.77%) HTML
3 18 (3.07%) CSS
4 17 (2.90%) jQuery
5 13 (2.21%) REST
6 11 (1.87%) Web Services
7 9 (1.53%) JSON
7 9 (1.53%) Spring
7 9 (1.53%) Universal Windows Platform
7 9 (1.53%) XML
8 8 (1.36%) J2EE
8 8 (1.36%) JDBC
8 8 (1.36%) Middleware
9 7 (1.19%) .NET Framework
9 7 (1.19%) HTML5
9 7 (1.19%) SOAP
10 6 (1.02%) Ajax
10 6 (1.02%) CSS3
10 6 (1.02%) JPA
10 6 (1.02%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.52%) Public Cloud
2 46 (7.84%) Data Centre
3 32 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (4.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 28 (4.77%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (3.24%) Clustering
7 17 (2.90%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.87%) Private Cloud
10 9 (1.53%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.53%) PKI
11 8 (1.36%) Replication
12 6 (1.02%) EPoS
12 6 (1.02%) NHS
13 5 (0.85%) User Experience
13 5 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (0.51%) CMDB
14 3 (0.51%) Fat Client
14 3 (0.51%) Handset
14 3 (0.51%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 272 (46.34%) Windows Server
2 140 (23.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 127 (21.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 125 (21.29%) Windows 10
5 102 (17.38%) Linux
6 96 (16.35%) Windows 7
7 42 (7.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (6.64%) Windows 8
9 22 (3.75%) Android
10 18 (3.07%) Unix
11 12 (2.04%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.53%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (1.02%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.85%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.68%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.51%) AIX
16 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.34%) Solaris
18 1 (0.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (24.70%) ITIL
2 141 (24.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 80 (13.63%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (13.63%) Problem-Solving
4 55 (9.37%) DevOps
5 54 (9.20%) Migration
6 49 (8.35%) Mentoring
7 42 (7.16%) Project Delivery
7 42 (7.16%) Server Management
8 38 (6.47%) Service Management
9 35 (5.96%) Patch Management
10 33 (5.62%) Service Delivery
11 29 (4.94%) Infrastructure as Code
11 29 (4.94%) Scrum
12 28 (4.77%) Disaster Recovery
13 23 (3.92%) Network Virtualisation
14 21 (3.58%) Change Management
14 21 (3.58%) Cybersecurity
15 20 (3.41%) Server Hardening
16 19 (3.24%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 159 (27.09%) SQL
2 78 (13.29%) PowerShell
3 38 (6.47%) Python
4 35 (5.96%) JavaScript
5 33 (5.62%) C#
6 26 (4.43%) Java
7 21 (3.58%) Bash Shell
8 20 (3.41%) Ruby
9 16 (2.73%) Groovy
9 16 (2.73%) VB
9 16 (2.73%) VB.NET
10 11 (1.87%) C++
11 9 (1.53%) Delphi
11 9 (1.53%) PHP
11 9 (1.53%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.02%) Java 8
13 4 (0.68%) Perl
14 3 (0.51%) BeanShell
15 2 (0.34%) Go
15 2 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 87 (14.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (9.03%) MCSA
3 47 (8.01%) MCSE
4 23 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
5 21 (3.58%) CCNA
6 16 (2.73%) Degree
7 13 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (2.04%) MCP
9 9 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.85%) CISSP
11 4 (0.68%) CISA
11 4 (0.68%) MCITP
11 4 (0.68%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.68%) PMP
11 4 (0.68%) QiCA
11 4 (0.68%) RHCE
11 4 (0.68%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.68%) SSCP
12 3 (0.51%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.28%) SLA
2 9 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.53%) QA
3 6 (1.02%) GDPR
4 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 325 (55.37%) Active Directory
2 111 (18.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (15.33%) Hyper-V
4 35 (5.96%) Virtual Servers
5 29 (4.94%) Docker
6 27 (4.60%) XenApp
7 24 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
9 16 (2.73%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 13 (2.21%) Terminal Services
11 12 (2.04%) VMware NSX
11 12 (2.04%) vSphere
12 6 (1.02%) Firmware
12 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (1.02%) Xen
12 6 (1.02%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.34%) KVM
14 2 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 63 (10.73%) SCCM
2 54 (9.20%) WSUS
3 21 (3.58%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (3.41%) Backup Exec
4 20 (3.41%) SCOM
4 20 (3.41%) Terraform
5 14 (2.39%) vCenter Server
6 10 (1.70%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (1.53%) Kubernetes
7 9 (1.53%) Microsoft Clustering
7 9 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (1.36%) Ansible
9 6 (1.02%) Nagios
9 6 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
9 6 (1.02%) vRealize
10 5 (0.85%) PaperCut
11 4 (0.68%) Puppet
12 3 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.51%) Grafana
12 3 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 370 (63.03%) Microsoft
2 188 (32.03%) VMware
3 84 (14.31%) Citrix
4 37 (6.30%) Cisco
5 27 (4.60%) Oracle
6 26 (4.43%) Veeam
7 23 (3.92%) Google
7 23 (3.92%) IBM
7 23 (3.92%) Symantec
8 20 (3.41%) NetApp
9 19 (3.24%) HP
10 15 (2.56%) Meraki
11 14 (2.39%) ServiceNow
12 13 (2.21%) Dell
13 11 (1.87%) Qualys
13 11 (1.87%) SAP
14 10 (1.70%) SolarWinds
15 8 (1.36%) Sage
15 8 (1.36%) SonicWALL
16 5 (0.85%) Red Hat