Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 10 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 952 1217 1301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.78% 15.20% 14.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.51% 70.31% 57.06%
Number of salaries quoted 823 1033 1133
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £53,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £33,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% - -

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1499 1731 2280
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 21.69% 21.62% 24.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1241 1418 1848
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.60% +6.21%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -3 592 £37,500 - 45
Bradford -2 155 £37,500 - 7
Wakefield -1 70 £32,500 +8.33% 6
Halifax -13 27 £27,500 -35.29% 3
Wetherby +19 20 £28,500 +4.59%
Huddersfield +5 15 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Pontefract +4 13 £28,500 +1.79% 1
Pudsey -2 8 £22,500 -43.75% 1
Keighley - 6 £37,000 - 2
Batley - 4 £23,500 -
Brighouse - 3 £29,500 -
Mirfield -3 2 £43,250 +66.35%
Ossett 0 1 £22,000 -12.00%
Castleford -3 1 £21,500 -4.44% 2
Dewsbury - 1 £32,500 - 1
Elland - 1 £32,500 - 1
Bingley - 1 £27,500 -
Calderdale - 1 £18,500 -
Windows
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 538 (56.51%) Microsoft
2 502 (52.73%) Active Directory
3 471 (49.47%) Windows Server
4 374 (39.29%) VMware
5 275 (28.89%) ITIL
6 273 (28.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 271 (28.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 249 (26.16%) SQL Server
9 248 (26.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 230 (24.16%) MS Exchange
11 228 (23.95%) SQL
12 197 (20.69%) Linux
13 186 (19.54%) Microsoft Office
14 164 (17.23%) Firewall
15 159 (16.70%) Windows 7
16 156 (16.39%) DNS
17 154 (16.18%) Cisco
18 151 (15.86%) SAN
19 135 (14.18%) DHCP
20 134 (14.08%) Citrix
21 131 (13.76%) Finance
22 126 (13.24%) Office 365
23 116 (12.18%) Microsoft Certification
24 113 (11.87%) SCCM
25 111 (11.66%) VPN
26 109 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
27 100 (10.50%) Microsoft Azure
27 100 (10.50%) .NET
28 99 (10.40%) PowerShell
29 94 (9.87%) WAN

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
1 230 (24.16%) MS Exchange
2 87 (9.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 76 (7.98%) IIS
4 56 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 41 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 33 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (2.00%) Apache
8 16 (1.68%) WebSphere
9 15 (1.58%) Tomcat
9 15 (1.58%) WebLogic
10 14 (1.47%) OpenStack
11 11 (1.16%) IBM Notes
11 11 (1.16%) Skype for Business
12 10 (1.05%) CloudStack
12 10 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (1.05%) IBM Domino
12 10 (1.05%) JBoss
13 9 (0.95%) CMS
14 7 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 186 (19.54%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.21%) Maximo
4 1 (0.11%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 126 (13.24%) Office 365
2 100 (10.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (7.98%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.58%) SaaS
5 13 (1.37%) IaaS
6 9 (0.95%) PaaS
7 7 (0.74%) Mimecast
8 6 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.53%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.21%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.21%) Yammer
12 1 (0.11%) G Suite
12 1 (0.11%) GitHub
12 1 (0.11%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 164 (17.23%) Firewall
2 156 (16.39%) DNS
3 151 (15.86%) SAN
4 135 (14.18%) DHCP
5 111 (11.66%) VPN
6 94 (9.87%) WAN
7 91 (9.56%) TCP/IP
8 89 (9.35%) LAN
9 64 (6.72%) VoIP
10 48 (5.04%) Internet
11 39 (4.10%) VLAN
12 35 (3.68%) MPLS
13 26 (2.73%) HTTP
14 24 (2.52%) Wireless
15 22 (2.31%) Remote Desktop
16 21 (2.21%) Ethernet
17 20 (2.10%) SMTP
18 17 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
19 16 (1.68%) SSL
20 15 (1.58%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (26.16%) SQL Server
2 48 (5.04%) Oracle Database
3 40 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 33 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (1.89%) MySQL
10 15 (1.58%) Azure SQL Database
11 14 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
12 12 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (0.95%) Relational Database
14 8 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (0.84%) NoSQL
15 7 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
16 6 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
17 5 (0.53%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 58 (6.09%) Visual Studio
2 51 (5.36%) Git (software)
3 46 (4.83%) JIRA
4 39 (4.10%) Jenkins
5 37 (3.89%) Subversion
6 26 (2.73%) Android Studio
6 26 (2.73%) TeamCity
7 25 (2.63%) Eclipse
8 24 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
8 24 (2.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 24 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (0.84%) Burp Suite
11 7 (0.74%) GCC
11 7 (0.74%) JBehave
11 7 (0.74%) JUnit
11 7 (0.74%) Ranorex
11 7 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (0.74%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.53%) MSI
General
1 131 (13.76%) Finance
2 41 (4.31%) Telecoms
3 40 (4.20%) Marketing
4 31 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 25 (2.63%) Retail
6 24 (2.52%) Law
7 20 (2.10%) Legal
8 14 (1.47%) Publishing
9 9 (0.95%) Games
10 4 (0.42%) Advertising
11 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.21%) Back Office
13 1 (0.11%) Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
13 1 (0.11%) Local Government
13 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 168 (17.65%) Analyst
2 146 (15.34%) IT Support
3 143 (15.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 138 (14.50%) Support Engineer
5 109 (11.45%) Windows Engineer
6 96 (10.08%) IT Engineer
7 94 (9.87%) 2nd Line Support
8 84 (8.82%) Support Analyst
9 76 (7.98%) IT Analyst
10 69 (7.25%) IT Support Engineer
11 66 (6.93%) Developer
12 63 (6.62%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
13 59 (6.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 56 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
15 54 (5.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 52 (5.46%) Desktop Support
16 52 (5.46%) IT Support Analyst
17 51 (5.36%) Senior Windows Engineer
17 51 (5.36%) Service Analyst
18 49 (5.15%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (10.50%) .NET
2 63 (6.62%) HTML
3 47 (4.94%) Web Services
4 45 (4.73%) ASP.NET
5 26 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (2.42%) XML
7 20 (2.10%) jQuery
8 17 (1.79%) CSS
8 17 (1.79%) SOAP
8 17 (1.79%) WinForms
9 15 (1.58%) WCF
10 13 (1.37%) WPF
11 12 (1.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (1.16%) AngularJS
13 10 (1.05%) RESTful
14 8 (0.84%) Spring
15 7 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (0.74%) Ext JS
15 7 (0.74%) Hibernate
15 7 (0.74%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.40%) Data Centre
2 39 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 28 (2.94%) Clustering
5 23 (2.42%) Replication
6 20 (2.10%) Computer Science
7 17 (1.79%) iPad
7 17 (1.79%) Public Cloud
8 15 (1.58%) iPhone
8 15 (1.58%) NHS
9 13 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
10 12 (1.26%) RSA SecurID
11 11 (1.16%) Driving Licence
12 9 (0.95%) Blackberry
12 9 (0.95%) Smartphone
13 8 (0.84%) User Experience
14 7 (0.74%) CMDB
15 6 (0.63%) Fintech
15 6 (0.63%) IVR
16 5 (0.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 471 (49.47%) Windows Server
2 273 (28.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 271 (28.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 197 (20.69%) Linux
5 159 (16.70%) Windows 7
6 86 (9.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 82 (8.61%) Unix
8 71 (7.46%) Windows 10
9 56 (5.88%) Windows XP
10 54 (5.67%) Android
11 47 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 37 (3.89%) Windows 8
13 25 (2.63%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 22 (2.31%) Embedded Linux
15 15 (1.58%) Apple iOS
15 15 (1.58%) Mac OS X
16 12 (1.26%) Mac OS
17 10 (1.05%) Windows Vista
18 9 (0.95%) Windows Phone
19 8 (0.84%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (28.89%) ITIL
2 109 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (7.67%) Software Engineering
4 67 (7.04%) SDLC
5 61 (6.41%) Change Management
6 59 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 59 (6.20%) Root Cause Analysis
7 52 (5.46%) Load Balancing
7 52 (5.46%) Service Delivery
8 51 (5.36%) Project Management
9 50 (5.25%) Time Management
10 47 (4.94%) Service Management
11 46 (4.83%) DevOps
11 46 (4.83%) High Availability
11 46 (4.83%) Problem Management
12 36 (3.78%) OO
13 35 (3.68%) ERP
13 35 (3.68%) Waterfall
14 34 (3.57%) ITIL V3
14 34 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 228 (23.95%) SQL
2 99 (10.40%) PowerShell
3 87 (9.14%) Java
4 82 (8.61%) C#
5 73 (7.67%) JavaScript
6 65 (6.83%) Python
7 53 (5.57%) T-SQL
8 51 (5.36%) C++
9 46 (4.83%) C
10 30 (3.15%) Bash Shell
11 27 (2.84%) Perl
11 27 (2.84%) Ruby
12 20 (2.10%) PHP
13 16 (1.68%) Shell Script
14 15 (1.58%) VB
15 11 (1.16%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.74%) VB6
16 7 (0.74%) VC++
17 6 (0.63%) VBA
17 6 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 116 (12.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (7.25%) MCSA
3 59 (6.20%) MCSE
4 57 (5.99%) Degree
5 46 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (4.41%) CCNA
7 26 (2.73%) MCP
8 25 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.37%) CCNP
10 13 (1.37%) CISSP
11 12 (1.26%) CCDA
11 12 (1.26%) CISA
11 12 (1.26%) CREST Certified
12 10 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (0.95%) MCDST
13 9 (0.95%) MCITP
14 8 (0.84%) OSCP
14 8 (0.84%) Security Cleared
15 7 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.20%) SLA
2 31 (3.26%) PCI DSS
3 18 (1.89%) QA
4 12 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.42%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.32%) GDPR
7 2 (0.21%) DICOM
7 2 (0.21%) HL7
7 2 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 502 (52.73%) Active Directory
2 248 (26.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
4 81 (8.51%) Hyper-V
5 64 (6.72%) vSphere
6 47 (4.94%) XenApp
7 37 (3.89%) XenDesktop
8 23 (2.42%) Virtual Servers
9 15 (1.58%) Terminal Services
9 15 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (1.58%) XenServer
10 13 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 12 (1.26%) Docker
11 12 (1.26%) Terminal Server
12 11 (1.16%) OpenSIPS
12 11 (1.16%) Xen
13 6 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.53%) VirtualBox
15 4 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 113 (11.87%) SCCM
2 60 (6.30%) SCOM
3 38 (3.99%) WSUS
4 30 (3.15%) Puppet
5 27 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (2.63%) vCenter Server
7 23 (2.42%) Norton AntiVirus
8 21 (2.21%) Ansible
9 19 (2.00%) Failover Clustering
10 15 (1.58%) Backup Exec
11 13 (1.37%) SCDPM
12 11 (1.16%) ServiceCenter
13 9 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 9 (0.95%) Nagios
14 7 (0.74%) LiteSpeed
14 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
15 6 (0.63%) OpenView
15 6 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 6 (0.63%) ZENworks
16 5 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 538 (56.51%) Microsoft
2 374 (39.29%) VMware
3 154 (16.18%) Cisco
4 134 (14.08%) Citrix
5 79 (8.30%) HP
6 71 (7.46%) Oracle
7 68 (7.14%) NetApp
8 59 (6.20%) Avaya
9 46 (4.83%) Red Hat
10 34 (3.57%) Veeam
11 30 (3.15%) Dell
12 27 (2.84%) Symantec
13 24 (2.52%) Apple
13 24 (2.52%) CommVault
13 24 (2.52%) F5
14 20 (2.10%) EMC
15 19 (2.00%) Remedy
16 17 (1.79%) CheckPoint
16 17 (1.79%) Hitachi
17 16 (1.68%) Sophos