Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 11 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 619 870 1,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.10% 12.79% 15.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.84% 63.04% 76.00%
Number of salaries quoted 547 778 1,008
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -2.78% -4.00%
10th Percentile £21,150 £20,175 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -2.78%

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 1,052 1,380 1,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.56% 20.28% 19.87%
Number of salaries quoted 911 1,208 1,273
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,750 £22,000
90th Percentile £58,125 £60,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -7.89%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -1 388 £38,500 +10.00% 68
Bradford 0 91 £35,000 -6.67% 11
Wakefield -1 64 £36,500 +8.96% 17
Huddersfield -3 20 £30,750 +23.00% 3
Wetherby +2 11 £27,500 -6.78% 1
Halifax -13 10 £35,000 - 2
Pudsey +5 5 £42,000 +29.23%
Batley +2 5 £17,500 -27.08% 2
Calderdale 0 2 £37,500 +102.70%
Ilkley -6 2 £33,500 +55.81% 1
Keighley -1 1 - - 1
Castleford - 1 - - 1
Ossett - 1 £23,500 -
Windows
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, 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.

1 351 (56.70%) Microsoft
2 326 (52.67%) Active Directory
3 287 (46.37%) Windows Server
4 177 (28.59%) VMware
5 163 (26.33%) SQL
6 159 (25.69%) ITIL
7 147 (23.75%) SQL Server
8 141 (22.78%) Office 365
9 134 (21.65%) Microsoft Azure
10 126 (20.36%) Windows 10
11 117 (18.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 114 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
12 114 (18.42%) MS Exchange
13 107 (17.29%) PowerShell
14 106 (17.12%) VMware Infrastructure
15 105 (16.96%) DNS
16 99 (15.99%) Windows 7
16 99 (15.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 96 (15.51%) Linux
18 90 (14.54%) Windows Server 2008
19 88 (14.22%) Finance
20 79 (12.76%) WAN
21 77 (12.44%) LAN
22 76 (12.28%) SharePoint
23 75 (12.12%) SCCM
24 74 (11.95%) SAN
25 73 (11.79%) Problem-Solving
26 70 (11.31%) .NET
27 68 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
28 67 (10.82%) Cisco

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
1 114 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 76 (12.28%) SharePoint
3 61 (9.85%) IIS
4 35 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (4.04%) Skype for Business
6 24 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (2.58%) Confluence
8 15 (2.42%) CMS
9 8 (1.29%) Apache Solr
9 8 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.13%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.97%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.97%) Kentico
12 4 (0.65%) Apache
13 3 (0.48%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.48%) JBoss
13 3 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 114 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.65%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.48%) Sage CRM
5 2 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.32%) Infor LN
5 2 (0.32%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.32%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.16%) assyst
6 1 (0.16%) Exchequer
6 1 (0.16%) Pegasus Opera
6 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.16%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 141 (22.78%) Office 365
2 134 (21.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (3.07%) SaaS
5 18 (2.91%) IaaS
6 17 (2.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (2.58%) Dynamics 365
8 14 (2.26%) Sage Pay
9 12 (1.94%) PaaS
9 12 (1.94%) Serverless
10 7 (1.13%) Force.com
11 3 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.48%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.32%) Akamai
12 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 105 (16.96%) DNS
2 79 (12.76%) WAN
3 77 (12.44%) LAN
4 74 (11.95%) SAN
5 64 (10.34%) DHCP
6 56 (9.05%) Firewall
7 52 (8.40%) VPN
8 44 (7.11%) TCP/IP
9 43 (6.95%) VoIP
10 31 (5.01%) Wi-Fi
11 28 (4.52%) Internet
12 20 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
12 20 (3.23%) Skype
13 18 (2.91%) Intranet
14 16 (2.58%) Network Security
15 14 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (2.26%) MPLS
16 12 (1.94%) NAS
16 12 (1.94%) VLAN
16 12 (1.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (4.36%) Relational Database
3 27 (4.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (3.07%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (1.29%) Big Data
6 8 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (0.97%) MySQL
8 5 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.81%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.65%) DB2
9 4 (0.65%) Power BI
10 3 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.32%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 33 (5.33%) Visual Studio
2 26 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (4.04%) JIRA
4 24 (3.88%) Jenkins
5 17 (2.75%) Git (software)
6 16 (2.58%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (1.29%) Redmine
7 8 (1.29%) Trac
8 7 (1.13%) Maven
9 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.65%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.65%) Subversion
11 3 (0.48%) Ant
11 3 (0.48%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.48%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.48%) SonarQube
11 3 (0.48%) TestNG
12 2 (0.32%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.16%) WebDriver
General
1 88 (14.22%) Finance
2 32 (5.17%) Legal
2 32 (5.17%) Retail
3 23 (3.72%) Marketing
4 22 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.75%) Back Office
6 9 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.29%) Law
8 7 (1.13%) Advertising
9 4 (0.65%) Electronics
10 3 (0.48%) Local Government
11 1 (0.16%) Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Billing
11 1 (0.16%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.16%) Games
11 1 (0.16%) Military
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 102 (16.48%) Analyst
2 87 (14.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 86 (13.89%) Support Engineer
4 56 (9.05%) Support Analyst
5 54 (8.72%) 2nd Line Support
6 53 (8.56%) Developer
7 41 (6.62%) Administrator
8 37 (5.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 37 (5.98%) IT Support
9 34 (5.49%) Windows Engineer
10 33 (5.33%) Service Analyst
11 31 (5.01%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 31 (5.01%) Applications Support
11 31 (5.01%) Service Desk Analyst
12 29 (4.68%) 3rd Line Support
13 27 (4.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 26 (4.20%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 24 (3.88%) IT Engineer
16 22 (3.55%) Consultant
17 21 (3.39%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (11.31%) .NET
2 41 (6.62%) HTML
3 28 (4.52%) ASP.NET
4 27 (4.36%) REST
5 26 (4.20%) XML
6 25 (4.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 22 (3.55%) Web Services
8 17 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (2.75%) CSS
9 16 (2.58%) jQuery
9 16 (2.58%) Middleware
9 16 (2.58%) SOAP
10 15 (2.42%) JSON
10 15 (2.42%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (2.10%) .NET Framework
12 12 (1.94%) Elastic Stack
13 11 (1.78%) AngularJS
14 10 (1.62%) Kendo UI
14 10 (1.62%) PhoneGap
14 10 (1.62%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.49%) Self-Motivation
3 32 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 24 (3.88%) Data Centre
4 24 (3.88%) Driving Licence
5 19 (3.07%) Client/Server
6 16 (2.58%) Public Cloud
7 15 (2.42%) NHS
8 13 (2.10%) PKI
9 11 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (1.62%) Replication
11 9 (1.45%) Clustering
11 9 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.45%) User Experience
12 7 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (0.97%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.97%) Robotics
14 5 (0.81%) CCTV
14 5 (0.81%) EPoS
14 5 (0.81%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 287 (46.37%) Windows Server
2 126 (20.36%) Windows 10
3 117 (18.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 99 (15.99%) Windows 7
5 96 (15.51%) Linux
6 90 (14.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (5.65%) Windows 8
8 26 (4.20%) Android
9 24 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (3.55%) Apple iOS
11 17 (2.75%) Windows XP
12 14 (2.26%) Unix
13 11 (1.78%) Ubuntu
14 9 (1.45%) CentOS
14 9 (1.45%) Mac OS X
15 7 (1.13%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.97%) zOS
17 5 (0.81%) HPUX
17 5 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 4 (0.65%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (25.69%) ITIL
2 99 (15.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 73 (11.79%) Problem-Solving
4 59 (9.53%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (8.89%) Service Management
6 52 (8.40%) Disaster Recovery
7 43 (6.95%) DevOps
8 41 (6.62%) ITSM
8 41 (6.62%) Service Delivery
9 38 (6.14%) Mentoring
10 31 (5.01%) Change Control
10 31 (5.01%) Migration
11 28 (4.52%) Incident Management
12 27 (4.36%) Scrum
13 26 (4.20%) Information Security
13 26 (4.20%) MVC
14 25 (4.04%) Change Management
14 25 (4.04%) ERP
15 21 (3.39%) Deployment Automation
15 21 (3.39%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 163 (26.33%) SQL
2 107 (17.29%) PowerShell
3 50 (8.08%) C#
4 34 (5.49%) JavaScript
5 25 (4.04%) Bash Shell
5 25 (4.04%) T-SQL
6 24 (3.88%) Python
7 20 (3.23%) Java
8 19 (3.07%) C
9 14 (2.26%) Ruby
10 10 (1.62%) Apex Code
10 10 (1.62%) TypeScript
11 9 (1.45%) PHP
11 9 (1.45%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.29%) VB
13 7 (1.13%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.97%) C++
14 6 (0.97%) JCL
15 5 (0.81%) Tcl
16 4 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 56 (9.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (7.11%) Degree
3 32 (5.17%) MCSA
4 23 (3.72%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
6 21 (3.39%) CCNA
7 17 (2.75%) MCSE
7 17 (2.75%) Security Cleared
8 12 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (1.29%) AWS Certification
9 8 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
9 8 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.97%) MCITP
10 6 (0.97%) MCP
11 5 (0.81%) MCSD
11 5 (0.81%) VCP5
12 4 (0.65%) CCNP
12 4 (0.65%) MCDST
12 4 (0.65%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (9.85%) SLA
2 17 (2.75%) QA
3 13 (2.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.48%) GDPR
5 3 (0.48%) PMO
6 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 326 (52.67%) Active Directory
2 106 (17.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (6.79%) Hyper-V
4 35 (5.65%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (3.88%) Docker
6 13 (2.10%) Terminal Services
6 13 (2.10%) Virtual Servers
7 12 (1.94%) vSphere
8 9 (1.45%) XenApp
9 8 (1.29%) pfSense
9 8 (1.29%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.97%) VMware Server
11 5 (0.81%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.48%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.48%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.48%) Xen
13 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 75 (12.12%) SCCM
2 17 (2.75%) vCenter Server
3 16 (2.58%) WSUS
4 14 (2.26%) Microsoft Intune
5 13 (2.10%) SCOM
6 12 (1.94%) Ansible
7 11 (1.78%) Nagios
8 10 (1.62%) Puppet
9 8 (1.29%) Terraform
9 8 (1.29%) ZABBIX
10 7 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.97%) AirWatch
11 6 (0.97%) DameWare
11 6 (0.97%) MaaS360
11 6 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (0.81%) ArcSight ESM
12 5 (0.81%) Backup Exec
12 5 (0.81%) Netcool
12 5 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 351 (56.70%) Microsoft
2 177 (28.59%) VMware
3 67 (10.82%) Cisco
4 65 (10.50%) Citrix
5 27 (4.36%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (3.39%) Oracle
7 20 (3.23%) HP
7 20 (3.23%) Veeam
8 19 (3.07%) Symantec
9 17 (2.75%) Remedy
10 16 (2.58%) ServiceNow
11 15 (2.42%) NetApp
12 14 (2.26%) Apple
12 14 (2.26%) Telerik
13 13 (2.10%) SonicWALL
14 12 (1.94%) Blue Prism
14 12 (1.94%) Splunk
15 10 (1.62%) Atlassian
15 10 (1.62%) UiPath
15 10 (1.62%) webMethods