Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 10 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 896 1144 1282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.36% 15.03% 13.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.79% 75.21% 57.18%
Number of salaries quoted 773 1017 1124
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% +1.39% +2.86%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,250 £55,000 £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 1427 1521 2242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 21.28% 19.99% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 1308 1841
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 £22,440 £23,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -2 562 £35,000 -6.67% 27
Bradford -1 146 £37,500 +4.17% 2
Wakefield +6 70 £33,500 -4.29% 5
Halifax +11 26 £35,000 -30.00%
Keighley -1 16 £37,000 -7.50% 3
Huddersfield +5 11 £22,000 -29.03% 1
Pontefract +2 10 £28,500 +1.79% 2
Pudsey - 9 £22,500 -
Elland +3 5 £32,500 -13.33%
Batley - 5 £23,500 -
Wetherby +13 3 £31,000 -4.62%
Sowerby Bridge - 3 £45,000 -
Calderdale - 2 £18,500 -
Bingley - 2 £25,000 - 1
Brighouse 0 1 - -
Mirfield -2 1 £62,500 +127.27%
Liversedge - 1 £23,500 -
Ilkley - 1 £21,500 - 1
Knottingley - 1 £26,500 -
Windows
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 494 (55.13%) Microsoft
2 457 (51.00%) Active Directory
3 450 (50.22%) Windows Server
4 347 (38.73%) VMware
5 278 (31.03%) ITIL
6 264 (29.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 253 (28.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 236 (26.34%) VMware Infrastructure
9 206 (22.99%) SQL
10 196 (21.88%) MS Exchange
11 195 (21.76%) SQL Server
12 159 (17.75%) Cisco
13 158 (17.63%) Firewall
14 152 (16.96%) Linux
15 145 (16.18%) Microsoft Office
16 144 (16.07%) DNS
16 144 (16.07%) Windows 7
17 129 (14.40%) SCCM
18 128 (14.29%) Office 365
19 126 (14.06%) Citrix
20 123 (13.73%) SAN
21 112 (12.50%) DHCP
22 109 (12.17%) Finance
23 105 (11.72%) WAN
23 105 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
24 101 (11.27%) TCP/IP
25 99 (11.05%) LAN
26 93 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
27 90 (10.04%) VPN
28 85 (9.49%) 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
1 196 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 72 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 60 (6.70%) IIS
4 54 (6.03%) SharePoint
5 43 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (2.57%) Skype for Business
8 16 (1.79%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.45%) IBM Notes
10 11 (1.23%) IBM Domino
11 10 (1.12%) WebSphere
12 9 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (1.00%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.89%) Apache
13 8 (0.89%) CMS
13 8 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.78%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.78%) SAS
15 5 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 145 (16.18%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.22%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 128 (14.29%) Office 365
2 93 (10.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.00%) IaaS
4 9 (1.00%) SaaS
5 6 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.56%) PaaS
7 3 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.33%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.33%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.22%) G Suite
8 2 (0.22%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.11%) GitHub
9 1 (0.11%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.11%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 158 (17.63%) Firewall
2 144 (16.07%) DNS
3 123 (13.73%) SAN
4 112 (12.50%) DHCP
5 105 (11.72%) WAN
6 101 (11.27%) TCP/IP
7 99 (11.05%) LAN
8 90 (10.04%) VPN
9 64 (7.14%) VoIP
10 39 (4.35%) Internet
11 36 (4.02%) Wireless
12 34 (3.79%) MPLS
13 31 (3.46%) VLAN
14 23 (2.57%) Network Security
15 18 (2.01%) Skype
16 17 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
16 17 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
17 16 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
18 12 (1.34%) HTTP
18 12 (1.34%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (21.76%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (3.24%) Azure SQL Database
4 28 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 20 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (1.23%) MySQL
7 10 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (0.78%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.33%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 41 (4.58%) Visual Studio
2 31 (3.46%) Git (software)
3 28 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (3.01%) JIRA
5 25 (2.79%) Subversion
6 19 (2.12%) Eclipse
7 17 (1.90%) Android Studio
8 16 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
9 13 (1.45%) Jenkins
10 12 (1.34%) Selenium
11 11 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (0.78%) SpecFlow
13 6 (0.67%) ERwin
13 6 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.67%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.56%) TeamCity
15 4 (0.45%) FogBugz
15 4 (0.45%) GCC
15 4 (0.45%) JBehave
15 4 (0.45%) Ranorex
General
1 109 (12.17%) Finance
2 42 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 41 (4.58%) Retail
4 32 (3.57%) Marketing
5 29 (3.24%) Legal
6 21 (2.34%) Manufacturing
7 20 (2.23%) Law
8 11 (1.23%) Billing
8 11 (1.23%) Military
9 6 (0.67%) Back Office
9 6 (0.67%) Games
9 6 (0.67%) Publishing
10 5 (0.56%) Advertising
11 2 (0.22%) Local Government
12 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 149 (16.63%) Analyst
2 120 (13.39%) IT Support
3 114 (12.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 112 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 95 (10.60%) Support Analyst
6 94 (10.49%) 2nd Line Support
7 74 (8.26%) Windows Engineer
8 73 (8.15%) IT Engineer
9 61 (6.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 58 (6.47%) IT Analyst
11 52 (5.80%) Developer
12 47 (5.25%) IT Support Engineer
13 45 (5.02%) IT Support Analyst
13 45 (5.02%) Service Analyst
14 44 (4.91%) Desktop Support
15 43 (4.80%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 43 (4.80%) Team Leader
16 42 (4.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 42 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
17 40 (4.46%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (6.92%) .NET
2 49 (5.47%) HTML
3 35 (3.91%) ASP.NET
4 31 (3.46%) Web Services
5 21 (2.34%) CSS
6 20 (2.23%) XML
7 17 (1.90%) AngularJS
8 16 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (1.67%) jQuery
10 14 (1.56%) SOAP
11 12 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (1.23%) .NET Framework
12 11 (1.23%) WCF
13 10 (1.12%) Razor View Engine
14 9 (1.00%) ADO.NET
14 9 (1.00%) Ajax
14 9 (1.00%) Entity Framework
15 8 (0.89%) J2EE
15 8 (0.89%) Sensu
15 8 (0.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.25%) Data Centre
2 45 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (3.46%) Replication
4 26 (2.90%) Clustering
5 24 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.45%) Driving Licence
8 13 (1.45%) Fat Client
8 13 (1.45%) Public Cloud
8 13 (1.45%) Thin Client
9 11 (1.23%) NHS
9 11 (1.23%) User Experience
10 10 (1.12%) iPhone
10 10 (1.12%) PKI
11 9 (1.00%) iPad
12 8 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (0.78%) AS400
14 6 (0.67%) Blackberry
14 6 (0.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 450 (50.22%) Windows Server
2 264 (29.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 253 (28.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 152 (16.96%) Linux
5 144 (16.07%) Windows 7
6 65 (7.25%) Unix
7 63 (7.03%) Windows 10
8 62 (6.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 42 (4.69%) Android
10 33 (3.68%) Windows XP
11 31 (3.46%) Windows 8
12 29 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 19 (2.12%) Apple iOS
14 16 (1.79%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 14 (1.56%) Mac OS X
16 12 (1.34%) Mac OS
17 11 (1.23%) Solaris
18 8 (0.89%) Windows Phone
19 7 (0.78%) AIX
19 7 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (31.03%) ITIL
2 75 (8.37%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (7.70%) Project Management
4 65 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 63 (7.03%) Root Cause Analysis
6 62 (6.92%) Load Balancing
7 51 (5.69%) Problem Management
7 51 (5.69%) Service Delivery
8 50 (5.58%) Change Management
9 46 (5.13%) SDLC
10 40 (4.46%) Software Engineering
11 38 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
11 38 (4.24%) Service Management
12 36 (4.02%) Coaching
12 36 (4.02%) DevOps
13 33 (3.68%) Release Management
13 33 (3.68%) Server Virtualisation
14 31 (3.46%) Information Security
14 31 (3.46%) Presales
15 30 (3.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 206 (22.99%) SQL
2 85 (9.49%) PowerShell
3 65 (7.25%) C#
4 60 (6.70%) JavaScript
5 54 (6.03%) Java
6 45 (5.02%) Python
7 29 (3.24%) C++
8 27 (3.01%) T-SQL
9 19 (2.12%) Bash Shell
10 15 (1.67%) Perl
11 10 (1.12%) C
12 9 (1.00%) Ruby
12 9 (1.00%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.00%) VB
13 6 (0.67%) Bourne shell
14 5 (0.56%) VB6
14 5 (0.56%) VBA
15 4 (0.45%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.45%) VC++
16 3 (0.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 105 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (8.48%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (8.48%) MCSE
3 65 (7.25%) CCNA
4 52 (5.80%) Degree
5 46 (5.13%) MCSA
6 42 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
7 30 (3.35%) CCNP
8 29 (3.24%) MCP
9 24 (2.68%) CCDA
10 23 (2.57%) CCIE
10 23 (2.57%) SC Cleared
10 23 (2.57%) Security Cleared
11 18 (2.01%) MCITP
12 12 (1.34%) CISSP
13 11 (1.23%) CISA
14 10 (1.12%) CISM
15 9 (1.00%) MCDST
16 8 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
16 8 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.80%) SLA
2 17 (1.90%) PCI DSS
3 13 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.12%) QA
5 5 (0.56%) GDPR
5 5 (0.56%) PMO
6 4 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.22%) DICOM
7 2 (0.22%) HL7
8 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
System Software
1 457 (51.00%) Active Directory
2 236 (26.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (9.15%) Hyper-V
4 80 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
5 58 (6.47%) vSphere
6 40 (4.46%) XenDesktop
7 39 (4.35%) XenApp
8 24 (2.68%) Virtual Servers
9 15 (1.67%) Terminal Services
10 11 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
11 10 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (1.00%) Docker
12 9 (1.00%) OpenSIPS
13 6 (0.67%) Terminal Server
14 5 (0.56%) XenServer
15 4 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
17 2 (0.22%) VMware NSX
17 2 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 129 (14.40%) SCCM
2 70 (7.81%) SCOM
3 33 (3.68%) WSUS
4 29 (3.24%) vCenter Server
5 28 (3.13%) SCDPM
6 21 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
7 16 (1.79%) Backup Exec
7 16 (1.79%) Puppet
8 15 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (1.23%) Nagios
10 8 (0.89%) Ansible
10 8 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 8 (0.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 8 (0.89%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.78%) AirWatch
11 7 (0.78%) LiteSpeed
11 7 (0.78%) ServiceCenter
12 6 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
13 5 (0.56%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 494 (55.13%) Microsoft
2 347 (38.73%) VMware
3 159 (17.75%) Cisco
4 126 (14.06%) Citrix
5 74 (8.26%) HP
6 68 (7.59%) Avaya
7 54 (6.03%) NetApp
8 42 (4.69%) Oracle
9 39 (4.35%) Veeam
10 31 (3.46%) Symantec
11 26 (2.90%) Hitachi
11 26 (2.90%) Red Hat
12 20 (2.23%) CommVault
12 20 (2.23%) Dell
13 19 (2.12%) Genesys
13 19 (2.12%) Verint
14 18 (2.01%) F5
15 17 (1.90%) Apple
16 16 (1.79%) Remedy
16 16 (1.79%) SAP