Period
to 6 June 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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 12 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 351 588 779
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.80% 13.12% 11.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.70% 67.82% 62.07%
Number of salaries quoted 310 544 744
Median annual salary £42,500 £36,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.65% -2.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,975 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £64,550 £55,600 £56,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,500 £36,875
% change year-on-year +19.72% -3.73% +13.46%

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 551 867 1,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.52% 19.35% 18.79%
Number of salaries quoted 473 759 1,121
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,278 £23,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £64,900 £58,750 £61,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.11%

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 6 June 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 6 June 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 +2 268 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Bradford -5 29 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Halifax +2 14 £23,000 -39.87% 1
Wakefield -18 14 £30,000 -10.45% 3
Elland 0 2 £35,000 -30.00%
Cleckheaton - 2 £28,750 -
Huddersfield -16 1 £20,500 -25.45%
Brighouse - 1 £23,000 -
Windows
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 June 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.

1 162 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 149 (42.45%) Windows Server
3 135 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 123 (35.04%) Azure
5 90 (25.64%) Office 365
5 90 (25.64%) SQL
6 75 (21.37%) VMware
7 74 (21.08%) SQL Server
8 72 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
9 69 (19.66%) Windows 10
10 66 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
11 63 (17.95%) Linux
12 58 (16.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 58 (16.52%) DevOps
13 56 (15.95%) ITIL
13 56 (15.95%) Finance
14 53 (15.10%) AWS
15 52 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 50 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
17 48 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
18 47 (13.39%) PowerShell
19 46 (13.11%) Hyper-V
19 46 (13.11%) DNS
20 45 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
21 41 (11.68%) DHCP
22 38 (10.83%) Oracle
23 37 (10.54%) IIS
24 35 (9.97%) Scrum
24 35 (9.97%) C#
25 34 (9.69%) MS Exchange

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 37 (10.54%) IIS
2 34 (9.69%) MS Exchange
3 28 (7.98%) SharePoint
4 18 (5.13%) Confluence
5 15 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (3.42%) Skype for Business
7 9 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.85%) Apache
8 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.85%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.28%) CICS
10 1 (0.28%) Mule
10 1 (0.28%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 45 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.99%) Elite 3E
2 6 (1.71%) Carpe Diem
3 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 123 (35.04%) Azure
2 90 (25.64%) Office 365
3 53 (15.10%) AWS
4 22 (6.27%) Power Platform
5 21 (5.98%) IaaS
6 16 (4.56%) PaaS
7 13 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (3.13%) Azure Data Factory
8 11 (3.13%) Azure Stack
9 9 (2.56%) GCP
10 8 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (1.71%) G Suite
12 5 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (1.42%) Amazon ECS
12 5 (1.42%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (1.42%) Amazon S3
12 5 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (1.42%) SaaS
12 5 (1.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 46 (13.11%) DNS
2 41 (11.68%) DHCP
3 34 (9.69%) Firewall
4 26 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 16 (4.56%) VPN
6 14 (3.99%) VoIP
7 12 (3.42%) LAN
8 11 (3.13%) SAN
8 11 (3.13%) WAN
9 10 (2.85%) Internet
9 10 (2.85%) Network Security
10 9 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (1.99%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (1.99%) VLAN
11 7 (1.99%) Wireless
12 5 (1.42%) FTP
12 5 (1.42%) Skype
13 4 (1.14%) DSL
14 3 (0.85%) IPsec
14 3 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (21.08%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.27%) Power BI
3 20 (5.70%) Oracle Database
4 18 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 13 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (3.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.28%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.99%) Data Lake
9 7 (1.99%) MySQL
10 6 (1.71%) MS Access
11 5 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.14%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
15 1 (0.28%) Oracle Discoverer
15 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (7.12%) JIRA
2 17 (4.84%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.99%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.28%) GitLab
5 8 (2.28%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (2.28%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (1.71%) SonarQube
6 6 (1.71%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.85%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.85%) Maven
7 3 (0.85%) NUnit
8 2 (0.57%) MSI
8 2 (0.57%) Robot Framework
8 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
General
1 56 (15.95%) Finance
2 15 (4.27%) Legal
3 14 (3.99%) Banking
3 14 (3.99%) Marketing
4 12 (3.42%) Law
5 7 (1.99%) Retail Banking
6 6 (1.71%) Publishing
7 5 (1.42%) Retail
8 4 (1.14%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Police
10 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (11.11%) Analyst
2 36 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (9.97%) IT Support
4 34 (9.69%) Support Engineer
5 29 (8.26%) Administrator
6 24 (6.84%) IT Engineer
6 24 (6.84%) Software Engineer
7 20 (5.70%) Azure Engineer
7 20 (5.70%) Technical Engineer
8 19 (5.41%) Platform Engineer
9 17 (4.84%) Architect
9 17 (4.84%) Operations Engineer
10 15 (4.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 15 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support
10 15 (4.27%) Cloud Engineer
10 15 (4.27%) Developer
10 15 (4.27%) IT Technician
10 15 (4.27%) Technical Operations Engineer
11 14 (3.99%) DBA
11 14 (3.99%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.26%) .NET
2 19 (5.41%) AngularJS
3 14 (3.99%) HTML
4 10 (2.85%) .NET Framework
5 8 (2.28%) jQuery
6 7 (1.99%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.99%) REST
6 7 (1.99%) SOAP
6 7 (1.99%) XML
7 6 (1.71%) ODBC
8 5 (1.42%) CSS
8 5 (1.42%) CSS3
8 5 (1.42%) Web Services
9 4 (1.14%) Middleware
10 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.85%) Node.js
10 3 (0.85%) RESTful
10 3 (0.85%) SignalR
10 3 (0.85%) XML Schema
11 2 (0.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.55%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.27%) Mainframe
4 14 (3.99%) Clustering
5 9 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.99%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.42%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.14%) Social Media
9 3 (0.85%) iPad
9 3 (0.85%) iSeries
9 3 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.57%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.57%) iPhone
10 2 (0.57%) Replication
10 2 (0.57%) SCADA
11 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.28%) Handset
11 1 (0.28%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 149 (42.45%) Windows Server
2 69 (19.66%) Windows 10
3 63 (17.95%) Linux
4 58 (16.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (6.27%) Windows 7
6 21 (5.98%) Windows Server 2016
7 19 (5.41%) Mac OS
8 18 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.99%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.99%) Windows Server 2019
9 7 (1.99%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.71%) Unix
11 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.14%) Android
12 4 (1.14%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.28%) Debian
14 1 (0.28%) HPUX
14 1 (0.28%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
2 66 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (16.52%) DevOps
4 56 (15.95%) ITIL
5 52 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 35 (9.97%) Scrum
7 31 (8.83%) Information Security
8 30 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (7.69%) Migration
9 27 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 25 (7.12%) Collaborative Working
10 25 (7.12%) Tech Ops
11 24 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (5.70%) Software Delivery
13 19 (5.41%) Project Delivery
14 18 (5.13%) Analytics
14 18 (5.13%) Vulnerability Management
15 16 (4.56%) Configuration Management
15 16 (4.56%) Proactive Monitoring
15 16 (4.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 90 (25.64%) SQL
2 47 (13.39%) PowerShell
3 35 (9.97%) C#
4 18 (5.13%) PL/SQL
5 17 (4.84%) Java
6 15 (4.27%) T-SQL
7 14 (3.99%) Bash Shell
7 14 (3.99%) Python
8 9 (2.56%) Ruby
9 7 (1.99%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.71%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.71%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.42%) C
11 5 (1.42%) IronPython
11 5 (1.42%) VBScript
11 5 (1.42%) XAML
12 4 (1.14%) COBOL
13 3 (0.85%) C++
14 2 (0.57%) Java 8
15 1 (0.28%) Go
Qualifications
1 27 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (4.84%) MCSE
3 12 (3.42%) Degree
4 9 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 8 (2.28%) MCP
6 7 (1.99%) MCSA
7 6 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.42%) CISM
8 5 (1.42%) CISSP
8 5 (1.42%) DBS Check
8 5 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.85%) CCNA
9 3 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.85%) MCSD
10 2 (0.57%) CCNP
10 2 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.57%) RHCE
11 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.55%) SLA
2 17 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.99%) GDPR
4 6 (1.71%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.14%) NIST
System Software
1 135 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 48 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (13.11%) Hyper-V
4 21 (5.98%) Docker
5 15 (4.27%) XenApp
6 11 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (2.56%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.71%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (1.42%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.14%) vSphere
11 3 (0.85%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.28%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 33 (9.40%) SCCM
2 18 (5.13%) Kubernetes
2 18 (5.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (3.99%) WSUS
4 13 (3.70%) Ansible
5 12 (3.42%) SCVMM
6 9 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.71%) Backup Exec
7 6 (1.71%) Puppet
8 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (1.42%) SCOM
8 5 (1.42%) Terraform
9 4 (1.14%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.85%) Rancher
11 2 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.57%) OpenView
11 2 (0.57%) Packer
11 2 (0.57%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 162 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 75 (21.37%) VMware
3 38 (10.83%) Oracle
4 27 (7.69%) Citrix
5 26 (7.41%) Cisco
6 22 (6.27%) IBM
7 14 (3.99%) Unisys
8 12 (3.42%) ServiceNow
9 11 (3.13%) Databricks
9 11 (3.13%) PlateSpin
9 11 (3.13%) Tableau
9 11 (3.13%) Veeam
9 11 (3.13%) VirtaMove
10 10 (2.85%) CrowdStrike
11 9 (2.56%) HP
12 8 (2.28%) Splunk
13 7 (1.99%) Dell
13 7 (1.99%) Google
13 7 (1.99%) iManage
13 7 (1.99%) Intapp