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

Microsoft Windows
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 12 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 754 1,008 1,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.59% 14.11% 14.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.56% 65.07% 67.49%
Number of salaries quoted 674 880 1,019
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.11% +4.29%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £21,236
90th Percentile £56,000 £50,000 £52,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £36,500 £33,437 £35,000
% change year-on-year +9.16% -4.47% -

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 1,266 1,549 1,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 19.46% 21.68% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,115 1,285 1,462
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £56,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 July 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 July 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 -4 503 £40,000 +6.67% 86
Bradford -6 91 £40,000 +6.67% 6
Wakefield -5 64 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Huddersfield +3 21 £35,000 +34.62% 7
Halifax +10 18 £32,500 +18.18% 3
Wetherby -8 13 £24,000 -12.73% 1
Keighley +3 7 £37,000 +111.43%
Castleford -1 3 £18,000 -16.28%
Batley -2 3 £20,250 -13.83% 1
Bingley +2 2 £35,750 +30.00% 1
Elland 0 2 £27,500 -15.38%
Brighouse -2 2 £22,750 -22.88%
Dewsbury +6 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Pudsey +1 1 £21,250 +1.19% 1
Ossett -1 1 £23,500 +6.82% 3
Ilkley - 1 £35,000 -
Todmorden - 1 £45,000 - 2
Windows
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 385 (51.06%) Microsoft
2 374 (49.60%) Active Directory
3 304 (40.32%) Windows Server
4 240 (31.83%) VMware
5 225 (29.84%) SQL
6 188 (24.93%) Microsoft Azure
7 175 (23.21%) ITIL
8 156 (20.69%) Linux
9 154 (20.42%) Microsoft Office
10 151 (20.03%) Office 365
11 142 (18.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 141 (18.70%) SQL Server
13 132 (17.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 130 (17.24%) MS Exchange
15 127 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
16 126 (16.71%) Windows 7
17 123 (16.31%) Finance
18 111 (14.72%) DNS
19 109 (14.46%) .NET
20 102 (13.53%) Amazon AWS
21 100 (13.26%) SAN
22 99 (13.13%) Cisco
23 98 (13.00%) SCCM
24 95 (12.60%) PowerShell
25 89 (11.80%) Firewall
26 88 (11.67%) DevOps
27 86 (11.41%) DHCP
28 84 (11.14%) Citrix
29 79 (10.48%) LAN
29 79 (10.48%) Problem-Solving

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
1 130 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 74 (9.81%) IIS
3 63 (8.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 49 (6.50%) SharePoint
5 40 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (4.11%) Skype for Business
7 30 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (1.99%) Confluence
9 11 (1.46%) SAS
10 10 (1.33%) Apache
11 6 (0.80%) CloudStack
11 6 (0.80%) CMS
11 6 (0.80%) IBM Domino
11 6 (0.80%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.80%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.53%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.40%) JBoss
13 3 (0.40%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 154 (20.42%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.27%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.13%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.13%) Snagit
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.33%) assyst
2 5 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.66%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 4 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.40%) Carpe Diem
4 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.40%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.27%) Relativity
6 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.13%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.13%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 188 (24.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 151 (20.03%) Office 365
3 102 (13.53%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (4.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (2.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 17 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (2.25%) Amazon S3
6 15 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
7 13 (1.72%) IaaS
8 12 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (1.19%) SaaS
10 8 (1.06%) Mimecast
11 7 (0.93%) Serverless
12 6 (0.80%) PaaS
13 5 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 3 (0.40%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 111 (14.72%) DNS
2 100 (13.26%) SAN
3 89 (11.80%) Firewall
4 86 (11.41%) DHCP
5 79 (10.48%) LAN
6 72 (9.55%) WAN
7 62 (8.22%) TCP/IP
8 59 (7.82%) VPN
9 28 (3.71%) Wireless
10 20 (2.65%) Internet
10 20 (2.65%) VoIP
11 19 (2.52%) Remote Desktop
12 16 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (1.86%) Network Security
14 13 (1.72%) Skype
14 13 (1.72%) VLAN
15 10 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (1.33%) SMTP
16 9 (1.19%) MPLS
16 9 (1.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (18.70%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
2 29 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (3.71%) Oracle Database
4 27 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
8 13 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (1.72%) MySQL
9 12 (1.59%) NoSQL
9 12 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.93%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.53%) Power BI
12 4 (0.53%) RavenDB
12 4 (0.53%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.53%) Redis
13 3 (0.40%) DB2
13 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 50 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (4.64%) JIRA
3 25 (3.32%) Git (software)
4 22 (2.92%) Octopus Deploy
4 22 (2.92%) TeamCity
5 19 (2.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 18 (2.39%) Jenkins
6 18 (2.39%) Visual Studio Team System
7 16 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (1.99%) MSBuild
9 13 (1.72%) Visual Studio
10 9 (1.19%) Selenium
11 5 (0.66%) Subversion
12 4 (0.53%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.53%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.27%) InstallShield
14 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
14 1 (0.13%) Maven
14 1 (0.13%) MSI
14 1 (0.13%) Xcode
General
1 123 (16.31%) Finance
2 62 (8.22%) Retail
3 61 (8.09%) Marketing
4 29 (3.85%) Legal
5 18 (2.39%) Back Office
5 18 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.25%) Law
7 12 (1.59%) Billing
8 7 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.66%) Publishing
10 3 (0.40%) Military
11 2 (0.27%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.27%) Electronics
11 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.13%) Advertising
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 123 (16.31%) Analyst
2 109 (14.46%) Support Engineer
3 96 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 72 (9.55%) Support Analyst
5 60 (7.96%) Developer
6 54 (7.16%) IT Support
7 51 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 50 (6.63%) DevOps Engineer
9 43 (5.70%) Service Analyst
10 41 (5.44%) Team Leader
11 39 (5.17%) Infrastructure Support
12 37 (4.91%) Applications Support
13 36 (4.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 35 (4.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 34 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 34 (4.51%) Service Desk Analyst
16 33 (4.38%) Infrastructure Team Leader
16 33 (4.38%) Windows Engineer
17 31 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support
18 29 (3.85%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (14.46%) .NET
2 34 (4.51%) XML
3 27 (3.58%) HTML
4 23 (3.05%) Web Services
5 20 (2.65%) CSS
5 20 (2.65%) SOAP
6 17 (2.25%) REST
7 15 (1.99%) ASP.NET
8 14 (1.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (1.59%) AngularJS
9 12 (1.59%) WinForms
9 12 (1.59%) WPF
10 11 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (1.19%) XSD
12 7 (0.93%) CakePHP
12 7 (0.93%) LAMP
12 7 (0.93%) Symfony
13 6 (0.80%) EDI
13 6 (0.80%) Node.js
14 5 (0.66%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.10%) Self-Motivation
2 39 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 37 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (4.24%) Replication
5 20 (2.65%) User Experience
6 16 (2.12%) Clustering
7 15 (1.99%) Driving Licence
8 14 (1.86%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.86%) NHS
9 12 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
9 12 (1.59%) Mobile App
9 12 (1.59%) Private Cloud
10 11 (1.46%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.19%) EPoS
11 9 (1.19%) PKI
12 8 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (0.93%) Blackberry
13 7 (0.93%) Device Driver
13 7 (0.93%) EMC VNX
14 6 (0.80%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 304 (40.32%) Windows Server
2 156 (20.69%) Linux
3 132 (17.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 127 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 126 (16.71%) Windows 7
6 61 (8.09%) Windows 10
7 39 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (3.05%) Android
9 22 (2.92%) Unix
10 21 (2.79%) Apple iOS
11 18 (2.39%) Windows 8
12 14 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (1.72%) Windows XP
14 9 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.80%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.40%) HPUX
17 3 (0.40%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.40%) SUSE
17 3 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (23.21%) ITIL
2 88 (11.67%) DevOps
3 79 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
4 62 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (6.63%) Coaching
6 46 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
7 42 (5.57%) Migration
8 40 (5.31%) Mentoring
9 38 (5.04%) Configuration Management
10 37 (4.91%) Service Delivery
11 36 (4.77%) MVC
12 31 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
13 28 (3.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 28 (3.71%) Problem Management
13 28 (3.71%) Project Management
14 27 (3.58%) Patch Management
14 27 (3.58%) Performance Management
15 26 (3.45%) High Availability
16 25 (3.32%) Change Management
16 25 (3.32%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 225 (29.84%) SQL
2 95 (12.60%) PowerShell
3 56 (7.43%) C#
3 56 (7.43%) T-SQL
4 39 (5.17%) JavaScript
5 29 (3.85%) Java
6 21 (2.79%) VB
7 20 (2.65%) VB.NET
8 19 (2.52%) PHP
8 19 (2.52%) Python
9 18 (2.39%) C
10 15 (1.99%) Ruby
11 14 (1.86%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.46%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.33%) Perl
14 9 (1.19%) C++
15 7 (0.93%) PHP 5
15 7 (0.93%) PHP 7
16 6 (0.80%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 5 (0.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 65 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (8.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (4.24%) CCNA
4 28 (3.71%) ITIL Certification
5 27 (3.58%) MCSE
6 21 (2.79%) CCNP
7 20 (2.65%) Degree
8 19 (2.52%) MCSA
9 11 (1.46%) CCIE
9 11 (1.46%) MCP
10 9 (1.19%) Security Cleared
11 8 (1.06%) CCDA
11 8 (1.06%) SC Cleared
11 8 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (0.80%) MCSD
13 5 (0.66%) A+ Certification
13 5 (0.66%) MCDST
14 4 (0.53%) MCITP
15 3 (0.40%) VCP5
16 2 (0.27%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.50%) SLA
2 9 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.06%) QA
4 5 (0.66%) GDPR
5 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 374 (49.60%) Active Directory
2 142 (18.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 45 (5.97%) Hyper-V
5 37 (4.91%) XenApp
6 35 (4.64%) vSphere
7 25 (3.32%) Virtual Machines
8 21 (2.79%) XenDesktop
9 17 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
10 15 (1.99%) XenServer
11 13 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (1.46%) Terminal Services
13 9 (1.19%) Docker
13 9 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.66%) Firmware
15 4 (0.53%) Xen
16 3 (0.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 98 (13.00%) SCCM
2 41 (5.44%) SCOM
3 37 (4.91%) vCenter Server
4 27 (3.58%) Ansible
5 25 (3.32%) WSUS
6 17 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (1.46%) Failover Clustering
8 11 (1.46%) Puppet
8 11 (1.46%) SCDPM
9 10 (1.33%) NetBackup
9 10 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
10 9 (1.19%) Backup Exec
11 8 (1.06%) AirWatch
11 8 (1.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 7 (0.93%) FortiGate
12 7 (0.93%) SmoothWall
12 7 (0.93%) vRealize
13 5 (0.66%) Nagios
13 5 (0.66%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 385 (51.06%) Microsoft
2 240 (31.83%) VMware
3 99 (13.13%) Cisco
4 84 (11.14%) Citrix
5 39 (5.17%) Oracle
6 36 (4.77%) HP
7 31 (4.11%) NetApp
8 29 (3.85%) Symantec
9 26 (3.45%) Google
10 25 (3.32%) Remedy
11 24 (3.18%) Avaya
12 20 (2.65%) Verint
13 19 (2.52%) Genesys
13 19 (2.52%) Veeam
14 15 (1.99%) Hitachi
15 14 (1.86%) EMC
16 12 (1.59%) Apple
16 12 (1.59%) Dell
16 12 (1.59%) Red Hat
16 12 (1.59%) Trend Micro