Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 12 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 272 598 751
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.87% 13.41% 11.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 68.69% 66.97% 60.71%
Number of salaries quoted 246 545 685
Median annual salary £40,250 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.27% -2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +18.57% -4.11% +8.15%

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 396 893 1,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.73% 20.03% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 333 779 1,085
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,000 £60,000 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,375 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.94% - +6.67%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in West Yorkshire

Windows
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Windows in West Yorkshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

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 11 August 2020. 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 +1 211 £42,500 +7.59% 22
Bradford -11 18 £33,250 -5.00% 5
Wakefield -3 17 £32,500 -10.96% 5
Halifax +2 6 £60,000 +41.18%
Huddersfield -10 2 £25,000 -11.50% 1
Elland +1 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Pontefract - 1 £32,500 -
Brighouse - 1 £23,000 -
Windows
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, 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.

1 142 (52.21%) Windows Server
2 135 (49.63%) Microsoft
3 114 (41.91%) Azure
4 109 (40.07%) Active Directory
5 82 (30.15%) SQL
6 80 (29.41%) VMware
7 77 (28.31%) Office 365
8 57 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (20.96%) SQL Server
9 56 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 47 (17.28%) PowerShell
10 47 (17.28%) ITIL
11 46 (16.91%) Hyper-V
11 46 (16.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 45 (16.54%) AWS
12 45 (16.54%) Linux
13 44 (16.18%) DevOps
13 44 (16.18%) Problem-Solving
14 39 (14.34%) Windows 10
15 38 (13.97%) Windows Server 2012
15 38 (13.97%) DNS
16 36 (13.24%) Finance
16 36 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
17 35 (12.87%) DHCP
17 35 (12.87%) SharePoint
18 31 (11.40%) Oracle
19 30 (11.03%) Microsoft Office
20 29 (10.66%) IIS
21 28 (10.29%) Firewall
22 27 (9.93%) Migration

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 35 (12.87%) SharePoint
2 29 (10.66%) IIS
3 26 (9.56%) MS Exchange
4 14 (5.15%) Confluence
5 12 (4.41%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.10%) Apache
8 3 (1.10%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.37%) Mule
10 1 (0.37%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 30 (11.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.57%) Elite 3E
2 5 (1.84%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 114 (41.91%) Azure
2 77 (28.31%) Office 365
3 45 (16.54%) AWS
4 18 (6.62%) Power Platform
5 17 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 16 (5.88%) IaaS
7 13 (4.78%) PaaS
8 11 (4.04%) Azure Data Factory
8 11 (4.04%) Azure Stack
9 7 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.47%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.47%) GCP
11 4 (1.47%) SaaS
12 3 (1.10%) Mimecast
12 3 (1.10%) NuGet
13 2 (0.74%) Amazon ECS
13 2 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.74%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.97%) DNS
2 35 (12.87%) DHCP
3 28 (10.29%) Firewall
4 18 (6.62%) VPN
5 17 (6.25%) LAN
6 16 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 14 (5.15%) WAN
8 10 (3.68%) Internet
8 10 (3.68%) SAN
8 10 (3.68%) VoIP
9 9 (3.31%) Network Security
10 7 (2.57%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (2.21%) Skype
12 5 (1.84%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (1.84%) Wireless
13 4 (1.47%) DSL
13 4 (1.47%) VLAN
14 3 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.10%) FTP
14 3 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (20.96%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.62%) Power BI
3 15 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (5.15%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (4.78%) Azure SQL Database
5 13 (4.78%) Oracle Database
6 11 (4.04%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 11 (4.04%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.57%) Data Lake
7 7 (2.57%) MySQL
8 5 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.47%) MS Access
10 3 (1.10%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.10%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (6.62%) JIRA
2 12 (4.41%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.68%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.68%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (3.31%) TeamCity
5 8 (2.94%) GitLab
6 7 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.84%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (1.47%) NUnit
9 3 (1.10%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.10%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.74%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.74%) Selenium
11 1 (0.37%) Moq
11 1 (0.37%) MSI
11 1 (0.37%) Postman
11 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (13.24%) Finance
2 12 (4.41%) Banking
2 12 (4.41%) Law
3 7 (2.57%) Legal
3 7 (2.57%) Retail Banking
4 6 (2.21%) Retail
5 4 (1.47%) Marketing
6 3 (1.10%) Billing
7 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.74%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.74%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 32 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 32 (11.76%) IT Support
2 29 (10.66%) Support Engineer
3 25 (9.19%) Analyst
4 23 (8.46%) IT Engineer
5 22 (8.09%) Azure Engineer
5 22 (8.09%) Windows Engineer
6 20 (7.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 18 (6.62%) Platform Engineer
8 17 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 17 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
9 16 (5.88%) Administrator
9 16 (5.88%) Architect
10 14 (5.15%) IT Support Engineer
10 14 (5.15%) IT Technician
10 14 (5.15%) Operations Engineer
11 13 (4.78%) Server Engineer
12 12 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (4.41%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.99%) .NET
2 13 (4.78%) HTML
3 12 (4.41%) AngularJS
4 8 (2.94%) jQuery
4 8 (2.94%) XML
5 7 (2.57%) CSS
5 7 (2.57%) Web Services
6 6 (2.21%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.21%) JSON
7 5 (1.84%) CSS3
7 5 (1.84%) ODBC
7 5 (1.84%) REST
7 5 (1.84%) RESTful
7 5 (1.84%) SOAP
8 4 (1.47%) HTML5
9 3 (1.10%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.10%) Ajax
9 3 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (1.10%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.09%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.15%) Mainframe
4 12 (4.41%) Clustering
5 9 (3.31%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.84%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.47%) Social Media
8 3 (1.10%) iPad
8 3 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.10%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.74%) iPhone
9 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.74%) Replication
10 1 (0.37%) Handset
10 1 (0.37%) iSeries
10 1 (0.37%) NHS
10 1 (0.37%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 142 (52.21%) Windows Server
2 45 (16.54%) Linux
3 39 (14.34%) Windows 10
4 38 (13.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (7.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (4.41%) Windows Server 2019
7 11 (4.04%) Mac OS
7 11 (4.04%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.47%) Unix
10 3 (1.10%) Android
10 3 (1.10%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (17.28%) ITIL
3 46 (16.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 44 (16.18%) DevOps
4 44 (16.18%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (9.93%) Migration
6 26 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (7.72%) Scrum
7 21 (7.72%) Software Engineering
8 20 (7.35%) Information Security
8 20 (7.35%) Tech Ops
9 19 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
11 16 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
12 15 (5.51%) Analytics
12 15 (5.51%) IT Strategy
12 15 (5.51%) Vulnerability Management
13 14 (5.15%) SDLC
13 14 (5.15%) Waterfall
14 13 (4.78%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 82 (30.15%) SQL
2 47 (17.28%) PowerShell
3 22 (8.09%) C#
4 14 (5.15%) Bash Shell
5 13 (4.78%) PL/SQL
5 13 (4.78%) T-SQL
6 12 (4.41%) Python
7 11 (4.04%) Java
8 9 (3.31%) JavaScript
9 8 (2.94%) Ruby
9 8 (2.94%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.47%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.10%) VBScript
12 2 (0.74%) Java 8
13 1 (0.37%) COBOL
13 1 (0.37%) PHP
13 1 (0.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (5.15%) MCSE
3 10 (3.68%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.68%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.31%) Degree
4 9 (3.31%) MCP
5 8 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (2.21%) MCSA
7 5 (1.84%) CISM
7 5 (1.84%) CISSP
8 4 (1.47%) DBS Check
9 3 (1.10%) CCNA
9 3 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.10%) MCSD
10 2 (0.74%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.74%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (5.15%) SLA
3 4 (1.47%) GDPR
3 4 (1.47%) NIST
3 4 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 109 (40.07%) Active Directory
2 56 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (16.91%) Hyper-V
4 17 (6.25%) Docker
5 13 (4.78%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (3.31%) XenApp
7 8 (2.94%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.84%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 5 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (1.84%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.47%) vSphere
10 3 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.37%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.37%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.37%) Firmware
11 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (6.25%) SCCM
2 12 (4.41%) Kubernetes
2 12 (4.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (4.04%) SCVMM
4 10 (3.68%) WSUS
5 8 (2.94%) Ansible
6 6 (2.21%) Puppet
7 5 (1.84%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.84%) Terraform
8 4 (1.47%) AirWatch
9 3 (1.10%) Rancher
10 2 (0.74%) Grafana
10 2 (0.74%) Nagios
10 2 (0.74%) Packer
11 1 (0.37%) SCOM
11 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.37%) vMotion
Vendors
1 135 (49.63%) Microsoft
2 80 (29.41%) VMware
3 31 (11.40%) Oracle
4 22 (8.09%) Cisco
5 17 (6.25%) Citrix
5 17 (6.25%) IBM
6 12 (4.41%) Tableau
6 12 (4.41%) Unisys
7 11 (4.04%) Databricks
7 11 (4.04%) PlateSpin
7 11 (4.04%) VirtaMove
8 8 (2.94%) HP
8 8 (2.94%) NetApp
8 8 (2.94%) Splunk
9 7 (2.57%) EnterpriseDB
9 7 (2.57%) Intapp
10 6 (2.21%) Dell
10 6 (2.21%) EqualLogic
11 5 (1.84%) iManage
11 5 (1.84%) Veeam