Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 10 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 909 1190 1337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.92% 15.50% 14.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.13% 74.89% 58.64%
Number of salaries quoted 788 1036 1162
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,216 £21,250
90th Percentile £51,075 £54,125 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -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 1440 1589 2280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 22.06% 20.70% 24.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1216 1348 1859
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +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 22 October 2017.

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 22 October 2017. 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 -2 567 £35,000 -6.67% 39
Bradford -3 159 £37,500 +4.17% 3
Wakefield +1 74 £32,500 -4.41% 3
Halifax +10 27 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Pontefract 0 12 £28,500 +1.79% 2
Keighley - 12 £37,000 - 1
Huddersfield +9 10 £22,000 -29.03% 4
Pudsey - 8 £22,500 -
Wetherby +16 5 £31,000 -4.62%
Elland +4 5 £32,500 -13.33%
Batley - 5 £23,500 -
Sowerby Bridge - 3 £45,000 -
Mirfield -3 2 £43,250 +66.35%
Calderdale - 2 £18,500 -
Brighouse -2 1 - -
Bingley - 1 £27,500 -
Knottingley - 1 £26,500 -
Liversedge - 1 £23,500 -
Windows
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, 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.

1 514 (56.55%) Microsoft
2 484 (53.25%) Active Directory
3 453 (49.83%) Windows Server
4 352 (38.72%) VMware
5 278 (30.58%) ITIL
5 278 (30.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 263 (28.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 250 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 208 (22.88%) MS Exchange
9 207 (22.77%) SQL
10 204 (22.44%) SQL Server
11 165 (18.15%) Linux
12 164 (18.04%) Cisco
13 162 (17.82%) Microsoft Office
14 156 (17.16%) Firewall
15 151 (16.61%) Windows 7
16 150 (16.50%) DNS
17 130 (14.30%) SAN
18 128 (14.08%) Citrix
19 123 (13.53%) SCCM
20 121 (13.31%) Office 365
21 119 (13.09%) DHCP
22 118 (12.98%) Microsoft Certification
23 113 (12.43%) Finance
24 99 (10.89%) WAN
25 97 (10.67%) VPN
26 95 (10.45%) TCP/IP
27 93 (10.23%) LAN
28 91 (10.01%) Microsoft Azure
29 90 (9.90%) PowerShell

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
1 208 (22.88%) MS Exchange
2 75 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (6.27%) IIS
4 48 (5.28%) SharePoint
5 40 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (1.76%) Tomcat
8 15 (1.65%) Skype for Business
9 13 (1.43%) IBM Notes
10 11 (1.21%) IBM Domino
11 10 (1.10%) Apache
11 10 (1.10%) WebLogic
11 10 (1.10%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (0.88%) CMS
13 8 (0.88%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.77%) SAS
15 5 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.55%) OpenEdge
15 5 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 162 (17.82%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 121 (13.31%) Office 365
2 91 (10.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (5.28%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.10%) IaaS
4 10 (1.10%) SaaS
5 6 (0.66%) PaaS
6 4 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.33%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.33%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.22%) G Suite
8 2 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.11%) GitHub
9 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.11%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 156 (17.16%) Firewall
2 150 (16.50%) DNS
3 130 (14.30%) SAN
4 119 (13.09%) DHCP
5 99 (10.89%) WAN
6 97 (10.67%) VPN
7 95 (10.45%) TCP/IP
8 93 (10.23%) LAN
9 69 (7.59%) VoIP
10 38 (4.18%) Internet
11 37 (4.07%) VLAN
12 35 (3.85%) MPLS
13 32 (3.52%) Wireless
14 23 (2.53%) Network Security
15 21 (2.31%) Remote Desktop
16 19 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (1.65%) Skype
18 13 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
19 12 (1.32%) SMTP
19 12 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (22.44%) SQL Server
2 39 (4.29%) Oracle Database
3 32 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (3.19%) Azure SQL Database
5 24 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.43%) MySQL
8 11 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
10 9 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.88%) Relational Database
11 8 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.77%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
12 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.55%) Riak
13 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 38 (4.18%) Visual Studio
3 31 (3.41%) JIRA
4 30 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (3.19%) Subversion
6 24 (2.64%) Jenkins
7 20 (2.20%) Eclipse
8 18 (1.98%) Android Studio
9 16 (1.76%) Octopus Deploy
9 16 (1.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 16 (1.76%) Visual Studio Team System
10 13 (1.43%) TeamCity
11 10 (1.10%) Selenium
12 7 (0.77%) GCC
12 7 (0.77%) JBehave
12 7 (0.77%) JUnit
12 7 (0.77%) Ranorex
12 7 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (0.77%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.55%) WebDriver
General
1 113 (12.43%) Finance
2 45 (4.95%) Telecoms
3 30 (3.30%) Legal
3 30 (3.30%) Retail
4 29 (3.19%) Marketing
5 26 (2.86%) Law
5 26 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 8 (0.88%) Games
6 8 (0.88%) Publishing
7 7 (0.77%) Billing
8 6 (0.66%) Military
9 5 (0.55%) Advertising
9 5 (0.55%) Back Office
10 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.11%) Banking
11 1 (0.11%) Local Government
11 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 158 (17.38%) Analyst
2 130 (14.30%) IT Support
3 125 (13.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 118 (12.98%) Support Engineer
5 100 (11.00%) Support Analyst
6 99 (10.89%) 2nd Line Support
7 83 (9.13%) IT Engineer
8 81 (8.91%) Windows Engineer
9 66 (7.26%) IT Analyst
10 63 (6.93%) Developer
11 62 (6.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 56 (6.16%) IT Support Engineer
13 51 (5.61%) IT Support Analyst
14 48 (5.28%) Service Analyst
15 47 (5.17%) Senior IT Support
15 47 (5.17%) Service Desk Analyst
16 46 (5.06%) Senior Support Engineer
16 46 (5.06%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
17 45 (4.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support
17 45 (4.95%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (8.36%) .NET
2 54 (5.94%) HTML
3 39 (4.29%) ASP.NET
3 39 (4.29%) Web Services
4 22 (2.42%) CSS
5 20 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (2.09%) XML
7 17 (1.87%) AngularJS
7 17 (1.87%) jQuery
7 17 (1.87%) SOAP
8 12 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (1.32%) WCF
9 11 (1.21%) .NET Framework
10 10 (1.10%) Razor View Engine
10 10 (1.10%) Sensu
10 10 (1.10%) WPF
11 9 (0.99%) Ajax
11 9 (0.99%) Entity Framework
11 9 (0.99%) HTML5
12 8 (0.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 69 (7.59%) Data Centre
2 44 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.08%) Replication
4 27 (2.97%) Clustering
5 23 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 17 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.43%) NHS
7 13 (1.43%) Public Cloud
8 12 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.21%) iPad
9 11 (1.21%) User Experience
10 10 (1.10%) Driving Licence
10 10 (1.10%) iPhone
10 10 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (0.99%) Blackberry
11 9 (0.99%) Fat Client
11 9 (0.99%) Smartphone
11 9 (0.99%) Thin Client
12 7 (0.77%) AS400
12 7 (0.77%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 453 (49.83%) Windows Server
2 278 (30.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 263 (28.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 165 (18.15%) Linux
5 151 (16.61%) Windows 7
6 72 (7.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 67 (7.37%) Windows 10
8 61 (6.71%) Unix
9 43 (4.73%) Android
10 40 (4.40%) Windows XP
11 37 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 34 (3.74%) Windows 8
13 17 (1.87%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 13 (1.43%) Apple iOS
14 13 (1.43%) Mac OS X
15 11 (1.21%) Solaris
16 9 (0.99%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.88%) Windows Phone
18 7 (0.77%) AIX
19 6 (0.66%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (30.58%) ITIL
2 75 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (6.93%) Load Balancing
3 63 (6.93%) Root Cause Analysis
4 62 (6.82%) Project Management
5 60 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 58 (6.38%) Change Management
7 49 (5.39%) Software Engineering
8 47 (5.17%) Problem Management
9 46 (5.06%) SDLC
10 45 (4.95%) DevOps
10 45 (4.95%) Service Delivery
10 45 (4.95%) Service Management
11 39 (4.29%) High Availability
12 34 (3.74%) Release Management
13 33 (3.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 33 (3.63%) Server Virtualisation
14 30 (3.30%) ITIL V3
14 30 (3.30%) MVC
15 29 (3.19%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 207 (22.77%) SQL
2 90 (9.90%) PowerShell
3 75 (8.25%) C#
4 68 (7.48%) JavaScript
5 60 (6.60%) Java
6 48 (5.28%) Python
7 36 (3.96%) T-SQL
8 33 (3.63%) C++
9 24 (2.64%) Bash Shell
10 19 (2.09%) Perl
11 17 (1.87%) C
12 14 (1.54%) VB
13 11 (1.21%) Ruby
13 11 (1.21%) Shell Script
14 9 (0.99%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.77%) VC++
16 6 (0.66%) PHP
16 6 (0.66%) VB6
17 5 (0.55%) Progress 4GL
17 5 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 118 (12.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (8.58%) MCSE
3 67 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (6.49%) CCNA
5 54 (5.94%) MCSA
6 48 (5.28%) Degree
7 38 (4.18%) ITIL Certification
8 31 (3.41%) MCP
9 25 (2.75%) CCNP
10 19 (2.09%) CCDA
10 19 (2.09%) CCIE
11 18 (1.98%) MCITP
12 16 (1.76%) SC Cleared
12 16 (1.76%) Security Cleared
12 16 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (1.10%) CISSP
14 9 (0.99%) CISA
14 9 (0.99%) MCDST
15 8 (0.88%) CISM
16 6 (0.66%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.72%) SLA
2 17 (1.87%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.54%) QA
4 12 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.55%) GDPR
5 5 (0.55%) PMO
6 4 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.22%) DICOM
7 2 (0.22%) HL7
8 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
System Software
1 484 (53.25%) Active Directory
2 250 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
4 85 (9.35%) Hyper-V
5 60 (6.60%) vSphere
6 39 (4.29%) XenApp
7 38 (4.18%) XenDesktop
8 29 (3.19%) Virtual Servers
9 17 (1.87%) Terminal Services
10 13 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 11 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
12 10 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
13 9 (0.99%) Docker
13 9 (0.99%) OpenSIPS
14 8 (0.88%) Terminal Server
15 5 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (0.55%) XenServer
16 3 (0.33%) Xen
17 2 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
17 2 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 123 (13.53%) SCCM
2 66 (7.26%) SCOM
3 39 (4.29%) WSUS
4 29 (3.19%) vCenter Server
5 25 (2.75%) Puppet
6 23 (2.53%) SCDPM
7 22 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
9 16 (1.76%) Backup Exec
10 12 (1.32%) Nagios
11 11 (1.21%) Ansible
12 8 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
12 8 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 7 (0.77%) LiteSpeed
13 7 (0.77%) ServiceCenter
13 7 (0.77%) ZABBIX
14 6 (0.66%) AirWatch
14 6 (0.66%) ZENworks
15 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
15 5 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 514 (56.55%) Microsoft
2 352 (38.72%) VMware
3 164 (18.04%) Cisco
4 128 (14.08%) Citrix
5 79 (8.69%) HP
6 68 (7.48%) Avaya
7 59 (6.49%) NetApp
8 52 (5.72%) Oracle
9 41 (4.51%) Veeam
10 38 (4.18%) Red Hat
11 29 (3.19%) Symantec
12 26 (2.86%) Hitachi
13 24 (2.64%) F5
14 23 (2.53%) Dell
15 21 (2.31%) CommVault
15 21 (2.31%) Remedy
16 20 (2.20%) Apple
17 16 (1.76%) EMC
18 15 (1.65%) Genesys
18 15 (1.65%) SAP