Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 10 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 811 1,084 1,156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.21% 14.80% 13.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.31% 74.50% 57.48%
Number of salaries quoted 754 957 1,036
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,150 £21,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% -

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 1,281 1,455 2,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 19.29% 19.87% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,144 1,229 1,657
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -4 488 £35,000 - 82
Bradford 0 132 £37,500 +7.14% 18
Wakefield +3 63 £35,000 -17.65% 12
Halifax +15 31 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Keighley -2 27 £37,000 -7.50%
Huddersfield 0 24 £22,500 -15.09% 6
Elland +2 4 £32,500 -13.33%
Pontefract 0 3 £19,082 -31.85% 2
Brighouse -1 3 £32,250 -7.86% 2
Bingley - 3 £25,000 - 1
Pudsey - 3 £33,250 - 1
Sowerby Bridge - 3 £45,000 -
Wetherby +3 2 £29,500 -9.23%
Calderdale - 2 £18,500 -
Liversedge - 1 £23,500 -
Batley - 1 - - 1
Ilkley - 1 £21,500 -
Knottingley - 1 £26,500 -
Windows
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 437 (53.88%) Microsoft
2 392 (48.34%) Windows Server
3 380 (46.86%) Active Directory
4 303 (37.36%) VMware
5 244 (30.09%) ITIL
6 236 (29.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 218 (26.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 175 (21.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 169 (20.84%) SQL
10 159 (19.61%) Cisco
11 153 (18.87%) Firewall
12 148 (18.25%) Windows 7
13 140 (17.26%) MS Exchange
14 138 (17.02%) Linux
14 138 (17.02%) Office 365
15 137 (16.89%) SQL Server
16 129 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
17 122 (15.04%) SCCM
18 120 (14.80%) Microsoft Office
19 115 (14.18%) DNS
19 115 (14.18%) Finance
20 92 (11.34%) DHCP
20 92 (11.34%) SAN
21 90 (11.10%) Microsoft Certification
22 89 (10.97%) Citrix
23 87 (10.73%) WAN
24 86 (10.60%) Cisco Certification
25 85 (10.48%) TCP/IP
26 83 (10.23%) LAN
27 82 (10.11%) Hyper-V

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
1 140 (17.26%) MS Exchange
2 64 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 50 (6.17%) IIS
4 44 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 39 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (4.44%) Skype for Business
7 20 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.99%) Apache
9 8 (0.99%) IBM Notes
9 8 (0.99%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.86%) IBM Domino
11 6 (0.74%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.74%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.62%) OpenEdge
13 3 (0.37%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 120 (14.80%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.37%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 138 (17.02%) Office 365
2 129 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (2.22%) SaaS
6 8 (0.99%) IaaS
7 7 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.74%) OneDrive
8 6 (0.74%) PaaS
9 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.12%) G Suite
10 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.12%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 153 (18.87%) Firewall
2 115 (14.18%) DNS
3 92 (11.34%) DHCP
3 92 (11.34%) SAN
4 87 (10.73%) WAN
5 85 (10.48%) TCP/IP
6 83 (10.23%) LAN
7 49 (6.04%) VPN
8 47 (5.80%) VoIP
9 46 (5.67%) Wireless
10 30 (3.70%) Network Security
11 28 (3.45%) Internet
12 27 (3.33%) MPLS
13 22 (2.71%) Skype
14 19 (2.34%) VLAN
15 16 (1.97%) Remote Desktop
16 10 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (1.23%) HTTP
16 10 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (1.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (16.89%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (2.34%) Azure SQL Database
4 14 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (1.60%) Oracle Database
6 11 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (1.11%) MySQL
8 8 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (0.86%) Power BI
10 6 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.12%) OLAP
14 1 (0.12%) OLTP
14 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (4.81%) Visual Studio
2 31 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (3.08%) Git (software)
4 20 (2.47%) JIRA
5 18 (2.22%) Eclipse
6 16 (1.97%) Subversion
7 15 (1.85%) Android Studio
8 11 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 11 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (0.99%) Selenium
10 6 (0.74%) ERwin
11 5 (0.62%) WebSpeed
12 4 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.37%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.37%) MSI
13 3 (0.37%) MSTest
13 3 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (0.37%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.37%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.37%) TestNG
General
1 115 (14.18%) Finance
2 40 (4.93%) Retail
3 29 (3.58%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.22%) Legal
4 18 (2.22%) Marketing
5 15 (1.85%) Billing
5 15 (1.85%) Military
6 14 (1.73%) Law
7 10 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.86%) Advertising
9 5 (0.62%) Back Office
10 4 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.25%) Games
12 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.12%) Local Government
12 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 126 (15.54%) Analyst
2 99 (12.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 97 (11.96%) Support Engineer
4 88 (10.85%) IT Support
5 85 (10.48%) Support Analyst
6 81 (9.99%) 2nd Line Support
7 56 (6.91%) Windows Engineer
8 50 (6.17%) IT Engineer
9 48 (5.92%) Developer
10 47 (5.80%) Network Engineer
11 46 (5.67%) IT Analyst
12 45 (5.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 42 (5.18%) Cisco Engineer
14 41 (5.06%) Operations Engineer
15 40 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
15 40 (4.93%) Team Leader
16 39 (4.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
17 38 (4.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 38 (4.69%) Architect
17 38 (4.69%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (7.52%) .NET
2 48 (5.92%) HTML
3 29 (3.58%) CSS
4 27 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 24 (2.96%) Web Services
6 19 (2.34%) XML
7 18 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (1.73%) AngularJS
8 14 (1.73%) SOAP
9 13 (1.60%) .NET Framework
9 13 (1.60%) WPF
10 11 (1.36%) Entity Framework
11 10 (1.23%) ADO.NET
11 10 (1.23%) jQuery
12 9 (1.11%) Ajax
12 9 (1.11%) HTML5
13 8 (0.99%) CSS3
13 8 (0.99%) Sensu
13 8 (0.99%) WCF
14 7 (0.86%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 45 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.19%) Data Centre
3 30 (3.70%) Clustering
4 28 (3.45%) Replication
5 17 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (1.97%) Fat Client
6 16 (1.97%) PKI
6 16 (1.97%) Thin Client
7 14 (1.73%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.60%) Driving Licence
8 13 (1.60%) User Experience
9 12 (1.48%) Computer Science
10 8 (0.99%) iPhone
10 8 (0.99%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.86%) AS400
11 7 (0.86%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.74%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.62%) Mobile Computing
13 5 (0.62%) NHS
13 5 (0.62%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 392 (48.34%) Windows Server
2 236 (29.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 218 (26.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 148 (18.25%) Windows 7
5 138 (17.02%) Linux
6 55 (6.78%) Unix
6 55 (6.78%) Windows 10
7 53 (6.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (4.44%) Android
9 21 (2.59%) Apple iOS
10 20 (2.47%) Windows 8
11 16 (1.97%) Windows XP
12 15 (1.85%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 11 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (1.23%) Mac OS
14 10 (1.23%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.99%) Solaris
15 8 (0.99%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (30.09%) ITIL
2 59 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 59 (7.27%) Project Management
3 57 (7.03%) Load Balancing
4 55 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 52 (6.41%) Service Delivery
6 51 (6.29%) Coaching
7 45 (5.55%) Root Cause Analysis
7 45 (5.55%) SDLC
8 40 (4.93%) Problem Management
9 38 (4.69%) Information Security
10 37 (4.56%) DevOps
11 36 (4.44%) Configuration Management
12 33 (4.07%) Mentoring
13 32 (3.95%) MVC
14 30 (3.70%) Presales
14 30 (3.70%) Time Management
15 28 (3.45%) Process Improvement
16 27 (3.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 169 (20.84%) SQL
2 81 (9.99%) PowerShell
3 52 (6.41%) JavaScript
4 43 (5.30%) C#
5 39 (4.81%) Java
6 37 (4.56%) Python
7 18 (2.22%) C++
8 15 (1.85%) T-SQL
9 11 (1.36%) Bash Shell
10 8 (0.99%) Tcl
11 7 (0.86%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.74%) Bourne shell
12 6 (0.74%) C
12 6 (0.74%) PHP
12 6 (0.74%) Ruby
12 6 (0.74%) VB.NET
13 5 (0.62%) OpenEdge ABL
13 5 (0.62%) PHP 5
13 5 (0.62%) PHP 7
13 5 (0.62%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 90 (11.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 86 (10.60%) Cisco Certification
3 68 (8.38%) CCNA
3 68 (8.38%) MCSE
4 45 (5.55%) ITIL Certification
4 45 (5.55%) MCSA
5 43 (5.30%) CCNP
6 36 (4.44%) Degree
7 32 (3.95%) CCDA
7 32 (3.95%) CCIE
8 23 (2.84%) SC Cleared
8 23 (2.84%) Security Cleared
9 18 (2.22%) MCP
10 14 (1.73%) CISSP
11 13 (1.60%) CISA
11 13 (1.60%) MCITP
12 12 (1.48%) CISM
13 8 (0.99%) CEH
13 8 (0.99%) CISMP
13 8 (0.99%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.54%) SLA
2 15 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.48%) QA
4 10 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.86%) PMO
6 6 (0.74%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.62%) GDPR
8 2 (0.25%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
System Software
1 380 (46.86%) Active Directory
2 175 (21.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (10.11%) Hyper-V
4 63 (7.77%) vSphere
5 50 (6.17%) VMware ESXi
6 37 (4.56%) XenApp
7 33 (4.07%) XenDesktop
8 14 (1.73%) XenServer
9 13 (1.60%) Terminal Services
9 13 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
10 12 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.86%) OpenSIPS
12 6 (0.74%) Docker
12 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.25%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.25%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.25%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 122 (15.04%) SCCM
2 79 (9.74%) SCOM
3 30 (3.70%) vCenter Server
4 21 (2.59%) SCDPM
5 20 (2.47%) WSUS
6 16 (1.97%) Backup Exec
6 16 (1.97%) Norton AntiVirus
6 16 (1.97%) Puppet
6 16 (1.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 15 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (1.36%) Failover Clustering
9 10 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
9 10 (1.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 9 (1.11%) ServiceCenter
11 8 (0.99%) AirWatch
11 8 (0.99%) Nagios
12 7 (0.86%) FortiGate
12 7 (0.86%) ZABBIX
13 6 (0.74%) Ansible
14 4 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 437 (53.88%) Microsoft
2 303 (37.36%) VMware
3 159 (19.61%) Cisco
4 89 (10.97%) Citrix
5 73 (9.00%) HP
6 64 (7.89%) Avaya
7 41 (5.06%) NetApp
8 36 (4.44%) Veeam
9 32 (3.95%) Genesys
9 32 (3.95%) Verint
10 31 (3.82%) Symantec
11 30 (3.70%) Oracle
12 26 (3.21%) Hitachi
13 22 (2.71%) Dell
14 19 (2.34%) Apple
15 18 (2.22%) Google
16 17 (2.10%) F5
17 16 (1.97%) CommVault
18 15 (1.85%) Xerox
19 12 (1.48%) Red Hat