Period
to 22 May 2019

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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 12 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 598 792 967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.18% 11.93% 13.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.49% 63.72% 67.72%
Number of salaries quoted 541 738 873
West Yorkshire median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% +7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,175 £21,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,000 £50,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £36,176 £32,500
% change year-on-year -3.25% +11.31% -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 886 1,243 1,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 19.53% 18.73% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 781 1,115 1,210
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,600 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 22 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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 +1 335 £39,500 -1.25% 32
Wakefield +6 69 £34,750 -0.71% 3
Bradford -1 60 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Huddersfield +4 38 £29,000 +14.92% 2
Halifax 0 27 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Ilkley +5 19 £32,500 -7.14%
Wetherby +3 8 £27,500 +14.58%
Dewsbury -2 7 £25,500 -32.00% 1
Sowerby Bridge - 6 £39,700 -
Calderdale - 4 £37,500 -
Castleford +5 2 £30,250 +68.06%
Batley -2 2 £17,500 -23.91%
Pudsey -7 2 £42,000 +97.65%
Elland 0 1 £50,000 +81.82%
Pontefract -11 1 - -
Windows
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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.

1 360 (60.20%) Microsoft
2 337 (56.35%) Active Directory
3 290 (48.49%) Windows Server
4 208 (34.78%) VMware
5 202 (33.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 181 (30.27%) Office 365
7 146 (24.41%) SQL
8 142 (23.75%) SQL Server
9 140 (23.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 138 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 137 (22.91%) Firewall
12 134 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 123 (20.57%) Linux
14 122 (20.40%) ITIL
15 121 (20.23%) MS Exchange
16 120 (20.07%) VMware Infrastructure
17 116 (19.40%) DNS
18 111 (18.56%) Hyper-V
19 101 (16.89%) Windows 10
20 98 (16.39%) Microsoft Office
21 93 (15.55%) Problem-Solving
22 86 (14.38%) WAN
22 86 (14.38%) PowerShell
23 84 (14.05%) DHCP
24 81 (13.55%) Windows 7
25 80 (13.38%) VPN
25 80 (13.38%) DevOps
26 77 (12.88%) SAN
27 74 (12.37%) LAN
28 72 (12.04%) Citrix

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
1 121 (20.23%) MS Exchange
2 70 (11.71%) SharePoint
3 57 (9.53%) IIS
4 38 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (4.18%) Skype for Business
7 15 (2.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.00%) OpenEdge
10 4 (0.67%) Apache
10 4 (0.67%) IBM Domino
10 4 (0.67%) Tuxedo
11 2 (0.33%) Confluence
11 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.33%) JBoss
11 2 (0.33%) SAS
11 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.17%) CMS
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 98 (16.39%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.33%) Autodesk Inventor
4 2 (0.33%) iWork
Business Applications
1 4 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.67%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.33%) Infor LN
2 2 (0.33%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.33%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.17%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 202 (33.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 181 (30.27%) Office 365
3 62 (10.37%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (5.02%) IaaS
5 29 (4.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 18 (3.01%) PaaS
7 16 (2.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (2.01%) Azure Stack
8 12 (2.01%) IBM Cloud
9 11 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (1.51%) OneDrive
11 8 (1.34%) SaaS
12 5 (0.84%) GitHub
12 5 (0.84%) Power Platform
13 4 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.67%) Serverless
14 2 (0.33%) G Suite
15 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
15 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.17%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 137 (22.91%) Firewall
2 116 (19.40%) DNS
3 86 (14.38%) WAN
4 84 (14.05%) DHCP
5 80 (13.38%) VPN
6 77 (12.88%) SAN
7 74 (12.37%) LAN
8 41 (6.86%) TCP/IP
9 36 (6.02%) VoIP
10 31 (5.18%) Wi-Fi
11 27 (4.52%) VLAN
12 25 (4.18%) NAS
13 18 (3.01%) Skype
14 13 (2.17%) Remote Desktop
15 10 (1.67%) HSRP
15 10 (1.67%) MPLS
15 10 (1.67%) Wireless
15 10 (1.67%) WLAN
16 9 (1.51%) FTP
16 9 (1.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (2.51%) Relational Database
5 13 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.84%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (1.34%) MySQL
8 6 (1.00%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.84%) Power BI
10 4 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.50%) DB2
11 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.33%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.33%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.17%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 36 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (3.68%) Visual Studio
3 19 (3.18%) Visual Studio Team System
4 18 (3.01%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (2.17%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.51%) Android Studio
8 8 (1.34%) GitLab
9 7 (1.17%) JIRA
10 6 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.84%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.67%) Subversion
13 3 (0.50%) MSI
13 3 (0.50%) Selenium
13 3 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.50%) WiX
14 2 (0.33%) FitNesse
14 2 (0.33%) Gradle
14 2 (0.33%) SonarQube
14 2 (0.33%) TestNG
General
1 62 (10.37%) Finance
2 25 (4.18%) Retail
3 17 (2.84%) Legal
4 16 (2.68%) Manufacturing
5 15 (2.51%) Banking
6 10 (1.67%) Law
7 9 (1.51%) Aerospace
7 9 (1.51%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.17%) Marketing
9 4 (0.67%) Back Office
10 2 (0.33%) Billing
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 97 (16.22%) Analyst
2 92 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 60 (10.03%) IT Engineer
4 59 (9.87%) IT Support
5 57 (9.53%) Support Analyst
5 57 (9.53%) Support Engineer
6 41 (6.86%) 2nd Line Support
7 38 (6.35%) Windows Engineer
8 30 (5.02%) Developer
8 30 (5.02%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 29 (4.85%) IT Analyst
10 28 (4.68%) IT Manager
11 27 (4.52%) DevOps Engineer
12 26 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
13 25 (4.18%) Administrator
14 24 (4.01%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 24 (4.01%) Systems Engineer
15 23 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
16 21 (3.51%) 1st Line Support
17 20 (3.34%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.69%) .NET
2 17 (2.84%) REST
3 16 (2.68%) SOAP
4 12 (2.01%) HTML
4 12 (2.01%) Web Services
5 9 (1.51%) .NET Framework
5 9 (1.51%) Elastic Stack
5 9 (1.51%) Universal Windows Platform
6 8 (1.34%) JSON
7 6 (1.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (1.00%) CSS
7 6 (1.00%) XML
8 5 (0.84%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.84%) HTML5
8 5 (0.84%) Middleware
8 5 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (0.67%) EDI
9 4 (0.67%) Kendo UI
9 4 (0.67%) Node.js
9 4 (0.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.54%) Data Centre
2 45 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 27 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (4.35%) Public Cloud
6 25 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (2.84%) Management Information System
8 16 (2.68%) Replication
9 14 (2.34%) Clustering
10 13 (2.17%) Fintech
11 12 (2.01%) NHS
12 11 (1.84%) Driving Licence
13 8 (1.34%) Private Cloud
14 7 (1.17%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.67%) Mobile App
15 4 (0.67%) User Experience
16 3 (0.50%) CMDB
17 2 (0.33%) Fat Client
17 2 (0.33%) Reference Data
17 2 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 290 (48.49%) Windows Server
2 140 (23.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 134 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 123 (20.57%) Linux
5 101 (16.89%) Windows 10
6 81 (13.55%) Windows 7
7 29 (4.85%) Unix
8 27 (4.52%) Android
9 22 (3.68%) Mac OS
10 19 (3.18%) Windows 8
11 18 (3.01%) Windows XP
12 13 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (1.84%) Apple iOS
13 11 (1.84%) Solaris
14 9 (1.51%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (1.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 5 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
17 4 (0.67%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.50%) AIX
18 3 (0.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 122 (20.40%) ITIL
3 93 (15.55%) Problem-Solving
4 80 (13.38%) DevOps
5 62 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (9.20%) Migration
7 49 (8.19%) Mentoring
8 47 (7.86%) Change Management
9 39 (6.52%) Service Management
10 38 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
11 36 (6.02%) Server Management
12 26 (4.35%) Service Delivery
13 25 (4.18%) Incident Management
13 25 (4.18%) Scrum
14 23 (3.85%) Network Virtualisation
15 21 (3.51%) Cybersecurity
16 20 (3.34%) Test Automation
17 19 (3.18%) Coaching
17 19 (3.18%) Time Management
18 18 (3.01%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 146 (24.41%) SQL
2 86 (14.38%) PowerShell
3 47 (7.86%) C#
4 29 (4.85%) JavaScript
5 24 (4.01%) Python
6 23 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 22 (3.68%) Ruby
8 19 (3.18%) Java
9 16 (2.68%) C++
10 15 (2.51%) T-SQL
11 12 (2.01%) Groovy
12 10 (1.67%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.51%) Delphi
14 8 (1.34%) Perl
14 8 (1.34%) PHP
15 6 (1.00%) VB
16 4 (0.67%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.50%) Go
18 2 (0.33%) ActionScript 2.0
18 2 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 51 (8.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (4.35%) MCSA
3 21 (3.51%) MCSE
4 19 (3.18%) CCNA
4 19 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (3.18%) Security Cleared
5 17 (2.84%) Degree
6 16 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (2.17%) SC Cleared
9 12 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.34%) CISSP
11 4 (0.67%) MCP
12 3 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.50%) MCITP
12 3 (0.50%) RHCE
12 3 (0.50%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.33%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.33%) VCP5
13 2 (0.33%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.85%) SLA
2 15 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials
3 13 (2.17%) GDPR
4 9 (1.51%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.50%) QA
6 2 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 337 (56.35%) Active Directory
2 120 (20.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 111 (18.56%) Hyper-V
4 36 (6.02%) Virtual Servers
5 28 (4.68%) Docker
6 24 (4.01%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (3.18%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 19 (3.18%) vSphere
8 18 (3.01%) XenApp
9 16 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (1.67%) Xen
10 10 (1.67%) XenDesktop
11 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.84%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.67%) Firmware
14 2 (0.33%) NFS
15 1 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 43 (7.19%) SCCM
2 29 (4.85%) WSUS
3 28 (4.68%) Terraform
4 20 (3.34%) Backup Exec
5 18 (3.01%) vCenter Server
6 15 (2.51%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (2.17%) Nagios
7 13 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (2.01%) Kubernetes
9 11 (1.84%) Puppet
10 10 (1.67%) Ansible
10 10 (1.67%) SCOM
11 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (1.00%) NetBackup
12 6 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
13 5 (0.84%) Consul
13 5 (0.84%) MaaS360
13 5 (0.84%) Packer
14 4 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
14 4 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 360 (60.20%) Microsoft
2 208 (34.78%) VMware
3 72 (12.04%) Citrix
4 54 (9.03%) Cisco
5 46 (7.69%) Veeam
6 35 (5.85%) Symantec
7 32 (5.35%) NetApp
8 22 (3.68%) Oracle
9 21 (3.51%) HP
10 20 (3.34%) Google
11 14 (2.34%) IBM
11 14 (2.34%) ServiceNow
11 14 (2.34%) SonicWALL
12 13 (2.17%) Avaya
12 13 (2.17%) Dell
13 12 (2.01%) Juniper
13 12 (2.01%) Meraki
14 11 (1.84%) Apple
14 11 (1.84%) Qualys
15 10 (1.67%) SolarWinds