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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 19 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 778 669 503
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.08% 11.57% 12.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.63% 58.84% 65.58%
Number of salaries quoted 593 606 432
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,125 £24,775
25th Percentile £26,000 £27,000 £30,836
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year -18.75% -4.76% +20.00%
75th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +1.12% +8.54%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,600 1,137 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.73% 19.67% 19.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,007 989 665
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,450 £26,250
25th Percentile £28,625 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.11% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Yorkshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Windows in Yorkshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Windows in Yorkshire

Windows
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire +3 500 £32,500 -18.75% 84
South Yorkshire -13 135 £29,900 -24.89% 27
North Yorkshire -7 94 £38,000 -3.80% 30
East Yorkshire +6 37 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 433 (55.66%) Active Directory
2 432 (55.53%) Microsoft
3 352 (45.24%) Microsoft 365
4 325 (41.77%) Windows Server
5 275 (35.35%) Azure
6 234 (30.08%) Social Skills
7 186 (23.91%) Windows 10
8 176 (22.62%) VMware
9 159 (20.44%) Microsoft Office
10 152 (19.54%) SLA
11 145 (18.64%) Problem-Solving
12 141 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
13 140 (17.99%) SQL
14 139 (17.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 122 (15.68%) DNS
16 121 (15.55%) ITIL
17 120 (15.42%) Linux
18 108 (13.88%) Firewall
19 105 (13.50%) SQL Server
20 102 (13.11%) SCCM
21 96 (12.34%) WAN
21 96 (12.34%) Azure Active Directory
22 92 (11.83%) DHCP
22 92 (11.83%) LAN
23 91 (11.70%) AWS
24 86 (11.05%) Cisco
25 82 (10.54%) TCP/IP
25 82 (10.54%) Finance
26 81 (10.41%) SharePoint
27 80 (10.28%) PowerShell

Windows
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 81 (10.41%) SharePoint
2 62 (7.97%) MS Exchange
3 29 (3.73%) IIS
4 20 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.64%) Apache
7 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.51%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.26%) SAS
8 2 (0.26%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.13%) CMS
9 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 159 (20.44%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.13%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.13%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 352 (45.24%) Microsoft 365
2 275 (35.35%) Azure
3 96 (12.34%) Azure Active Directory
4 91 (11.70%) AWS
5 34 (4.37%) OneDrive
6 28 (3.60%) Azure DevOps
6 28 (3.60%) IaaS
7 20 (2.57%) SaaS
8 14 (1.80%) Azure Monitor
9 13 (1.67%) Rubrik
10 10 (1.29%) Matillion
10 10 (1.29%) Mimecast
10 10 (1.29%) Snowflake
11 7 (0.90%) PaaS
12 6 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.39%) Amazon ECS
13 3 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.39%) GCP
13 3 (0.39%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.39%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 122 (15.68%) DNS
2 108 (13.88%) Firewall
3 96 (12.34%) WAN
4 92 (11.83%) DHCP
4 92 (11.83%) LAN
5 82 (10.54%) TCP/IP
6 60 (7.71%) Wireless
7 57 (7.33%) VPN
8 52 (6.68%) SAN
9 33 (4.24%) Internet
10 30 (3.86%) VLAN
11 25 (3.21%) Remote Desktop
12 24 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
13 23 (2.96%) IPv4
14 21 (2.70%) IPv6
15 17 (2.19%) SNMP
16 15 (1.93%) SD-WAN
16 15 (1.93%) VoIP
17 9 (1.16%) HTTP
17 9 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (13.50%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.37%) MySQL
3 21 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (0.90%) NoSQL
6 6 (0.77%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.51%) MS Access
7 4 (0.51%) Riak
8 3 (0.39%) Data Lake
8 3 (0.39%) Power BI
8 3 (0.39%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.26%) Big Data
9 2 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.13%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.13%) Informix
10 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.13%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 21 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.06%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.29%) Postman
4 9 (1.16%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (0.77%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.51%) GitLab
6 4 (0.51%) JIRA
6 4 (0.51%) Selenium
7 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.26%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.26%) Gatling
8 2 (0.26%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.26%) Newman
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.13%) NUnit
9 1 (0.13%) Sourcetree
9 1 (0.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 234 (30.08%) Social Skills
2 82 (10.54%) Finance
3 55 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (5.91%) Law
5 42 (5.40%) Manufacturing
6 37 (4.76%) Retail
7 32 (4.11%) Legal
8 25 (3.21%) Electronics
8 25 (3.21%) Public Sector
9 22 (2.83%) Organisational Skills
10 14 (1.80%) Games
11 10 (1.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 8 (1.03%) Automotive
13 7 (0.90%) Presentation Skills
14 6 (0.77%) Documentation Skills
14 6 (0.77%) Influencing Skills
15 5 (0.64%) Local Government
16 4 (0.51%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.51%) Telecoms
17 3 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 130 (16.71%) Analyst
2 115 (14.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 107 (13.75%) Support Engineer
4 100 (12.85%) IT Support
5 89 (11.44%) IT Engineer
6 61 (7.84%) Service Analyst
7 60 (7.71%) Service Desk Analyst
8 48 (6.17%) Support Technician
9 44 (5.66%) IT Technician
10 43 (5.53%) 2nd Line Support
11 41 (5.27%) IT Support Engineer
12 40 (5.14%) Technical Engineer
13 35 (4.50%) Support Analyst
14 33 (4.24%) IT Support Technician
15 30 (3.86%) IT Analyst
15 30 (3.86%) Technical Support
16 27 (3.47%) Azure Engineer
17 25 (3.21%) Technical Support Engineer
18 24 (3.08%) 1st Line Support
19 23 (2.96%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.70%) .NET
2 20 (2.57%) WPF
3 18 (2.31%) Web Services
4 17 (2.19%) Yocto
5 15 (1.93%) JSON
6 10 (1.29%) COM
6 10 (1.29%) Gherkin
6 10 (1.29%) Playwright
7 7 (0.90%) XML
8 6 (0.77%) SOAP
9 5 (0.64%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.64%) HTML
9 5 (0.64%) LDAP
10 4 (0.51%) FHIR
11 3 (0.39%) jQuery
11 3 (0.39%) XMPP
12 2 (0.26%) JSP
12 2 (0.26%) LAMP
12 2 (0.26%) Serverless Framework
12 2 (0.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (5.78%) Self-Motivation
2 41 (5.27%) Driving Licence
3 36 (4.63%) Management Information System
4 25 (3.21%) Data Centre
5 18 (2.31%) User Experience
6 17 (2.19%) Algorithms
6 17 (2.19%) Data Structures
7 16 (2.06%) NHS
8 14 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
8 14 (1.80%) Smartphone
9 13 (1.67%) Virtual Team
10 9 (1.16%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.03%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.90%) EPoS
12 7 (0.90%) Replication
13 6 (0.77%) Clustering
13 6 (0.77%) Cyber Defence
13 6 (0.77%) Cyberattack
13 6 (0.77%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.77%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 325 (41.77%) Windows Server
2 186 (23.91%) Windows 10
3 120 (15.42%) Linux
4 80 (10.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (4.88%) Windows Server 2016
7 30 (3.86%) VMS
7 30 (3.86%) Windows Server 2019
8 29 (3.73%) Windows 7
9 25 (3.21%) Mac OS
10 21 (2.70%) Android
11 17 (2.19%) Embedded Linux
11 17 (2.19%) OpenWrt
12 16 (2.06%) Unix
13 15 (1.93%) Windows 8
14 10 (1.29%) Apple iOS
14 10 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.77%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (18.64%) Problem-Solving
2 139 (17.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 121 (15.55%) ITIL
4 69 (8.87%) DevOps
5 68 (8.74%) Agile
6 51 (6.56%) Service Delivery
7 46 (5.91%) Change Management
7 46 (5.91%) Time Management
8 44 (5.66%) Cybersecurity
8 44 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 41 (5.27%) ITSM
10 40 (5.14%) Configuration Management
11 39 (5.01%) Migration
11 39 (5.01%) Test Automation
12 38 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 36 (4.63%) High Availability
14 35 (4.50%) Incident Management
15 32 (4.11%) Service Management
16 30 (3.86%) Mentoring
16 30 (3.86%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 140 (17.99%) SQL
2 80 (10.28%) PowerShell
3 38 (4.88%) C#
4 36 (4.63%) Python
5 31 (3.98%) C++
6 29 (3.73%) Bash
7 26 (3.34%) JavaScript
8 20 (2.57%) C
9 18 (2.31%) Shell Script
10 16 (2.06%) Ruby
11 15 (1.93%) Java
12 13 (1.67%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.16%) VBA
14 7 (0.90%) VBScript
15 5 (0.64%) Perl
15 5 (0.64%) VB
16 4 (0.51%) Bicep
16 4 (0.51%) ES6
17 3 (0.39%) PHP
18 2 (0.26%) Jython
Qualifications
1 65 (8.35%) Degree
2 60 (7.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (4.50%) CCNA
3 35 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (3.73%) Security Cleared
5 26 (3.34%) SC Cleared
6 25 (3.21%) MCSA
7 23 (2.96%) MCSE
8 17 (2.19%) CCNP
9 13 (1.67%) A+ Certification
10 12 (1.54%) MCP
11 11 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.03%) ISTQB
12 8 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (0.77%) DBS Check
14 6 (0.77%) ISEB
14 6 (0.77%) Master's Degree
15 5 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
16 4 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (19.54%) SLA
2 23 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (2.70%) QA
4 20 (2.57%) PCI DSS
5 14 (1.80%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.77%) GDPR
7 5 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.51%) HL7
8 4 (0.51%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.39%) GLP
9 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.39%) NCSC
10 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 433 (55.66%) Active Directory
2 141 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 29 (3.73%) vSphere
5 25 (3.21%) Virtual Machines
5 25 (3.21%) XenDesktop
6 23 (2.96%) XenApp
7 17 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (1.80%) Docker
9 7 (0.90%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.51%) BitLocker
10 4 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.51%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 2 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.26%) KVM
12 2 (0.26%) NFS
13 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 102 (13.11%) SCCM
2 74 (9.51%) Microsoft Intune
3 30 (3.86%) SCOM
4 25 (3.21%) Ansible
5 22 (2.83%) Puppet
6 19 (2.44%) Terraform
7 18 (2.31%) WSUS
8 15 (1.93%) NetBackup
8 15 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (1.80%) Cobbler
10 10 (1.29%) Jamf Pro
11 8 (1.03%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 8 (1.03%) Kubernetes
12 7 (0.90%) FortiGate
13 6 (0.77%) SCVMM
14 4 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.51%) vCenter Server
15 3 (0.39%) AirWatch
15 3 (0.39%) Backup Exec
16 2 (0.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 432 (55.53%) Microsoft
2 176 (22.62%) VMware
3 86 (11.05%) Cisco
4 78 (10.03%) Citrix
5 62 (7.97%) Apple
6 38 (4.88%) Veeam
7 31 (3.98%) HP
8 29 (3.73%) Oracle
8 29 (3.73%) SolarWinds
9 25 (3.21%) Adobe
10 22 (2.83%) Dell
11 21 (2.70%) Meraki
12 18 (2.31%) Google
13 14 (1.80%) Kaseya
13 14 (1.80%) SaltStack
14 13 (1.67%) Red Hat
14 13 (1.67%) Veritas
15 12 (1.54%) Commvault
16 11 (1.41%) Zscaler
17 10 (1.29%) Bloomberg