Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 11 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 675 909 1,190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.34% 13.91% 15.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.11% 63.13% 74.89%
Number of salaries quoted 585 788 1,036
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 £21,100 £20,000 £21,216
90th Percentile £53,750 £51,075 £54,125
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -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 1,123 1,440 1,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.53% 22.04% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1,216 1,348
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 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -4.00%

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 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 22 October 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 -2 440 £38,500 +10.00% 71
Bradford -3 82 £35,000 -6.67% 20
Wakefield -5 68 £37,500 +15.38% 11
Huddersfield +10 29 £33,750 +53.41% 5
Wetherby 0 9 £24,000 -22.58% 1
Halifax -11 7 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Batley 0 5 £18,000 -23.40%
Elland 0 2 £27,500 -15.38%
Keighley -2 2 £25,000 -32.43%
Castleford - 2 £17,250 - 1
Pudsey +1 1 - -
Brighouse -3 1 £25,500 -
Todmorden - 1 £45,000 -
Ossett - 1 £23,500 -
Windows
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 365 (54.07%) Microsoft
2 343 (50.81%) Active Directory
3 313 (46.37%) Windows Server
4 210 (31.11%) SQL
5 167 (24.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 165 (24.44%) SQL Server
7 163 (24.15%) VMware
8 156 (23.11%) Office 365
9 136 (20.15%) ITIL
10 130 (19.26%) Microsoft Office
11 122 (18.07%) MS Exchange
12 118 (17.48%) Linux
13 115 (17.04%) Windows Server 2012
14 113 (16.74%) Windows 7
15 103 (15.26%) VMware Infrastructure
15 103 (15.26%) PowerShell
16 100 (14.81%) Windows 10
16 100 (14.81%) DNS
17 98 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
18 96 (14.22%) Finance
19 95 (14.07%) .NET
20 92 (13.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 84 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
22 83 (12.30%) IIS
23 81 (12.00%) Cisco
24 80 (11.85%) SCCM
25 74 (10.96%) SharePoint
26 73 (10.81%) Citrix
27 71 (10.52%) SAN
27 71 (10.52%) 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
1 122 (18.07%) MS Exchange
2 83 (12.30%) IIS
3 74 (10.96%) SharePoint
4 48 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 42 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (4.00%) Skype for Business
7 22 (3.26%) Confluence
8 14 (2.07%) CMS
9 9 (1.33%) Apache Solr
9 9 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.89%) Apache
11 6 (0.89%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.74%) CloudStack
12 5 (0.74%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.74%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.44%) IBM Domino
14 3 (0.44%) Kentico
Applications
1 130 (19.26%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.74%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 4 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.44%) assyst
5 3 (0.44%) Carpe Diem
5 3 (0.44%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.44%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.30%) Relativity
7 1 (0.15%) Exchequer
7 1 (0.15%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.15%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 167 (24.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 156 (23.11%) Office 365
3 84 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 23 (3.41%) IaaS
6 19 (2.81%) SaaS
7 18 (2.67%) Dynamics 365
8 14 (2.07%) Sage Pay
9 11 (1.63%) PaaS
10 9 (1.33%) Serverless
11 7 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (1.04%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.89%) Mimecast
13 5 (0.74%) Force.com
14 2 (0.30%) Akamai
14 2 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 100 (14.81%) DNS
2 71 (10.52%) SAN
3 68 (10.07%) DHCP
4 67 (9.93%) WAN
5 64 (9.48%) LAN
6 52 (7.70%) TCP/IP
7 51 (7.56%) Firewall
8 50 (7.41%) VPN
9 36 (5.33%) VoIP
10 33 (4.89%) Internet
11 22 (3.26%) Remote Desktop
12 20 (2.96%) Intranet
13 16 (2.37%) Network Security
14 15 (2.22%) iSCSI
14 15 (2.22%) Skype
14 15 (2.22%) VLAN
14 15 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (1.93%) MPLS
16 12 (1.78%) IPsec
16 12 (1.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 24 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (2.96%) Azure SQL Database
7 14 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
8 12 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.48%) MySQL
10 9 (1.33%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (1.19%) Big Data
12 6 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.74%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (0.59%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.59%) Power BI
15 3 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
15 3 (0.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 35 (5.19%) JIRA
2 31 (4.59%) Visual Studio
3 27 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 21 (3.11%) Git (software)
6 13 (1.93%) Visual Studio Team System
7 12 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (1.48%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.19%) Redmine
9 8 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (1.19%) Trac
10 7 (1.04%) Maven
11 6 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.89%) Selenium
12 5 (0.74%) Subversion
13 4 (0.59%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.59%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.44%) Artifactory
14 3 (0.44%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.44%) SonarQube
General
1 96 (14.22%) Finance
2 51 (7.56%) Retail
3 32 (4.74%) Legal
4 25 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 24 (3.56%) Marketing
6 18 (2.67%) Back Office
7 13 (1.93%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.48%) Law
9 6 (0.89%) Advertising
10 4 (0.59%) Electronics
11 2 (0.30%) Banking
11 2 (0.30%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) Games
12 1 (0.15%) Military
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 116 (17.19%) Analyst
2 97 (14.37%) Support Engineer
3 79 (11.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 66 (9.78%) Developer
5 54 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 53 (7.85%) Support Analyst
7 43 (6.37%) Service Analyst
8 39 (5.78%) Service Desk Analyst
9 38 (5.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 38 (5.63%) Administrator
9 38 (5.63%) Windows Engineer
10 34 (5.04%) Applications Support
11 33 (4.89%) IT Support
12 32 (4.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 29 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
13 29 (4.30%) Desktop Support
14 25 (3.70%) .NET Developer
14 25 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 23 (3.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 23 (3.41%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (14.07%) .NET
2 44 (6.52%) HTML
3 39 (5.78%) XML
4 35 (5.19%) ASP.NET
5 31 (4.59%) Web Services
6 26 (3.85%) REST
7 25 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 24 (3.56%) SOAP
9 23 (3.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (2.67%) Middleware
11 17 (2.52%) CSS
12 16 (2.37%) jQuery
13 15 (2.22%) JSON
13 15 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
14 13 (1.93%) .NET Framework
15 12 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (1.63%) WPF
17 10 (1.48%) AngularJS
17 10 (1.48%) WinForms
18 9 (1.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
3 29 (4.30%) Data Centre
4 27 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 21 (3.11%) Public Cloud
6 20 (2.96%) Driving Licence
7 17 (2.52%) Client/Server
7 17 (2.52%) Replication
8 16 (2.37%) NHS
9 14 (2.07%) Clustering
10 12 (1.78%) EPoS
10 12 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
11 11 (1.63%) Computer Science
12 10 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (1.19%) Private Cloud
13 8 (1.19%) User Experience
14 7 (1.04%) EMC VNX
14 7 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
15 6 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.89%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 313 (46.37%) Windows Server
2 118 (17.48%) Linux
3 115 (17.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 113 (16.74%) Windows 7
5 100 (14.81%) Windows 10
6 98 (14.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (4.74%) Android
8 31 (4.59%) Windows 8
9 23 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (3.26%) Apple iOS
11 20 (2.96%) Windows XP
12 17 (2.52%) Unix
13 11 (1.63%) Ubuntu
14 9 (1.33%) CentOS
15 8 (1.19%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.89%) HPUX
17 5 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.74%) Windows Phone
18 4 (0.59%) zOS
19 3 (0.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (20.15%) ITIL
2 92 (13.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 71 (10.52%) Problem-Solving
4 70 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (8.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 56 (8.30%) DevOps
7 48 (7.11%) Migration
8 42 (6.22%) Service Management
9 40 (5.93%) Mentoring
10 38 (5.63%) MVC
11 37 (5.48%) Change Control
12 36 (5.33%) ITSM
13 33 (4.89%) Scrum
14 27 (4.00%) Project Management
14 27 (4.00%) Service Delivery
15 26 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
16 24 (3.56%) Incident Management
17 23 (3.41%) Business Continuity
17 23 (3.41%) Deployment Automation
18 22 (3.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 210 (31.11%) SQL
2 103 (15.26%) PowerShell
3 68 (10.07%) C#
4 44 (6.52%) T-SQL
5 41 (6.07%) JavaScript
6 27 (4.00%) Java
7 25 (3.70%) Python
8 18 (2.67%) C
8 18 (2.67%) Ruby
9 17 (2.52%) Bash Shell
10 16 (2.37%) PHP
10 16 (2.37%) VB.NET
11 14 (2.07%) VB
12 9 (1.33%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.04%) Apex Code
13 7 (1.04%) TypeScript
14 6 (0.89%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 6 (0.89%) JCL
14 6 (0.89%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (8.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (6.07%) Degree
3 33 (4.89%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (4.30%) CCNA
5 28 (4.15%) MCSA
6 25 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
7 23 (3.41%) MCSE
8 15 (2.22%) Security Cleared
9 14 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.04%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (0.89%) MCITP
11 6 (0.89%) MCP
11 6 (0.89%) MCSD
11 6 (0.89%) VCP5
12 5 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (0.59%) CCNP
13 4 (0.59%) MCDST
14 3 (0.44%) SC Cleared
15 2 (0.30%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (9.04%) SLA
2 16 (2.37%) QA
3 15 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (0.74%) GDPR
5 5 (0.74%) PMO
6 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 343 (50.81%) Active Directory
2 103 (15.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.30%) Hyper-V
4 26 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (3.56%) Docker
6 20 (2.96%) vSphere
7 18 (2.67%) XenApp
8 16 (2.37%) Terminal Services
9 13 (1.93%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (1.63%) XenDesktop
11 9 (1.33%) XenServer
12 8 (1.19%) pfSense
12 8 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.74%) Firmware
14 5 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.74%) Xen
15 4 (0.59%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 80 (11.85%) SCCM
2 19 (2.81%) Ansible
3 18 (2.67%) SCOM
4 15 (2.22%) vCenter Server
5 14 (2.07%) WSUS
6 12 (1.78%) Microsoft Intune
6 12 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.78%) Puppet
7 9 (1.33%) NetBackup
7 9 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 8 (1.19%) AirWatch
8 8 (1.19%) ZABBIX
9 7 (1.04%) Terraform
9 7 (1.04%) vRealize
10 6 (0.89%) MaaS360
11 5 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.59%) Nagios
12 4 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 365 (54.07%) Microsoft
2 163 (24.15%) VMware
3 81 (12.00%) Cisco
4 73 (10.81%) Citrix
5 30 (4.44%) Oracle
6 25 (3.70%) Remedy
7 24 (3.56%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (3.41%) HP
9 21 (3.11%) Symantec
10 19 (2.81%) Veeam
11 15 (2.22%) ServiceNow
12 14 (2.07%) Dell
12 14 (2.07%) Telerik
13 12 (1.78%) Blue Prism
13 12 (1.78%) NetApp
14 11 (1.63%) Apple
15 10 (1.48%) Atlassian
15 10 (1.48%) EMC
15 10 (1.48%) UiPath
16 9 (1.33%) Google