Period
to 2 July 2020

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 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 14 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 506 943 1,126
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.54% 12.21% 11.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 65.63% 53.16% 60.44%
Number of salaries quoted 449 841 1,026
Median annual salary £42,000 £35,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.31% -2.74% +12.31%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% -1.19% +5.00%

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 771 1,774 1,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.10% 22.96% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 660 1,241 1,601
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 2 July 2020.

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 2 July 2020. 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
West Yorkshire -3 321 £40,250 +10.27% 24
North Yorkshire +73 107 £43,000 +14.67% 20
South Yorkshire -5 68 £41,500 +38.33% 20
East Yorkshire -7 3 £45,000 +50.00% 5
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, 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.

1 266 (52.57%) Microsoft
2 240 (47.43%) Windows Server
3 205 (40.51%) Active Directory
4 203 (40.12%) Azure
5 171 (33.79%) Office 365
6 136 (26.88%) VMware
7 117 (23.12%) SQL Server
8 109 (21.54%) SQL
9 103 (20.36%) Windows 10
10 95 (18.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 94 (18.58%) ITIL
11 94 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
12 90 (17.79%) Linux
13 87 (17.19%) DevOps
14 86 (17.00%) PowerShell
15 81 (16.01%) Problem-Solving
16 74 (14.62%) SCCM
17 68 (13.44%) VMware Infrastructure
18 63 (12.45%) C#
18 63 (12.45%) DNS
18 63 (12.45%) AWS
18 63 (12.45%) Windows Server 2012
19 61 (12.06%) Hyper-V
19 61 (12.06%) Firewall
20 58 (11.46%) Finance
21 56 (11.07%) Microsoft Office
22 55 (10.87%) DHCP
23 53 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
24 52 (10.28%) IIS
25 47 (9.29%) Microsoft Intune

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 52 (10.28%) IIS
2 45 (8.89%) MS Exchange
3 41 (8.10%) SharePoint
4 17 (3.36%) Confluence
5 13 (2.57%) Skype for Business
6 9 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.79%) Apache
10 3 (0.59%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.59%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.40%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.20%) CICS
12 1 (0.20%) Mule
12 1 (0.20%) Mule ESB
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Application Server
12 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.20%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 56 (11.07%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.79%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (1.58%) Elite 3E
2 6 (1.19%) Carpe Diem
3 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 203 (40.12%) Azure
2 171 (33.79%) Office 365
3 63 (12.45%) AWS
4 25 (4.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 25 (4.94%) IaaS
5 20 (3.95%) Power Platform
6 19 (3.75%) PaaS
7 13 (2.57%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (2.17%) Azure Data Factory
8 11 (2.17%) Azure Stack
9 10 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (1.98%) Amazon ELB
9 10 (1.98%) Amazon S3
9 10 (1.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 10 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (1.98%) Serverless
10 8 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.58%) Yammer
11 7 (1.38%) SaaS
12 6 (1.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 63 (12.45%) DNS
2 61 (12.06%) Firewall
3 55 (10.87%) DHCP
4 42 (8.30%) TCP/IP
5 33 (6.52%) LAN
6 32 (6.32%) VPN
7 30 (5.93%) WAN
8 22 (4.35%) SAN
9 21 (4.15%) Internet
10 19 (3.75%) VLAN
11 16 (3.16%) VoIP
12 14 (2.77%) Network Security
12 14 (2.77%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (1.78%) Wireless
14 8 (1.58%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (1.58%) Skype
15 7 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
16 5 (0.99%) FTP
16 5 (0.99%) SSL
17 4 (0.79%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (23.12%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.14%) Amazon RDS
3 20 (3.95%) Power BI
4 18 (3.56%) Oracle Database
5 13 (2.57%) Azure SQL Database
6 12 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.78%) MySQL
9 8 (1.58%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.38%) Data Lake
11 6 (1.19%) MS Access
12 4 (0.79%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.40%) NoSQL
15 1 (0.20%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 21 (4.15%) Jenkins
1 21 (4.15%) JIRA
2 15 (2.96%) Git (software)
2 15 (2.96%) Octopus Deploy
3 14 (2.77%) TeamCity
4 10 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.78%) Subversion
6 8 (1.58%) GitLab
7 7 (1.38%) Sikuli
7 7 (1.38%) TestComplete
7 7 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.79%) NUnit
9 3 (0.59%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.59%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.40%) MSI
10 2 (0.40%) Postman
10 2 (0.40%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.20%) Moq
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 58 (11.46%) Finance
2 16 (3.16%) Legal
3 15 (2.96%) Retail
4 13 (2.57%) Banking
5 12 (2.37%) Law
5 12 (2.37%) Public Sector
6 11 (2.17%) Games
6 11 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.98%) Marketing
8 9 (1.78%) Local Government
9 7 (1.38%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.59%) Billing
10 3 (0.59%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Back Office
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) Police
11 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 64 (12.65%) Analyst
3 42 (8.30%) IT Support
4 38 (7.51%) Administrator
5 34 (6.72%) Support Engineer
6 28 (5.53%) DevOps Engineer
7 27 (5.34%) Azure Engineer
7 27 (5.34%) Developer
8 22 (4.35%) Software Engineer
9 21 (4.15%) Cloud Engineer
9 21 (4.15%) IT Engineer
9 21 (4.15%) Support Analyst
10 20 (3.95%) IT Analyst
10 20 (3.95%) Technical Engineer
10 20 (3.95%) Windows Engineer
11 18 (3.56%) Consultant
11 18 (3.56%) Microsoft Engineer
11 18 (3.56%) Platform Engineer
12 17 (3.36%) Architect
12 17 (3.36%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (8.70%) .NET
2 19 (3.75%) AngularJS
3 16 (3.16%) HTML
4 14 (2.77%) ASP.NET
5 10 (1.98%) jQuery
6 9 (1.78%) .NET Framework
6 9 (1.78%) REST
6 9 (1.78%) Web Services
7 7 (1.38%) XML
8 6 (1.19%) ODBC
8 6 (1.19%) SOAP
9 5 (0.99%) CSS
9 5 (0.99%) CSS3
9 5 (0.99%) RESTful
9 5 (0.99%) WCF
10 4 (0.79%) COM
10 4 (0.79%) Middleware
10 4 (0.79%) WinForms
11 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.59%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.72%) Data Centre
3 21 (4.15%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.56%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (2.96%) Mainframe
6 14 (2.77%) Clustering
7 7 (1.38%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.19%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.19%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.19%) Replication
9 5 (0.99%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.79%) iPad
10 4 (0.79%) Social Media
11 3 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.59%) iPhone
11 3 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.59%) User Experience
12 2 (0.40%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.40%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 240 (47.43%) Windows Server
2 103 (20.36%) Windows 10
3 90 (17.79%) Linux
4 63 (12.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (8.70%) Windows Server 2016
6 41 (8.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (6.13%) Windows 7
8 29 (5.73%) Windows Server 2019
9 24 (4.74%) Mac OS
10 17 (3.36%) Android
11 14 (2.77%) Unix
11 14 (2.77%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (2.57%) Apple iOS
13 11 (2.17%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.19%) Solaris
15 4 (0.79%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.79%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.40%) Debian
16 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (18.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 94 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (18.58%) ITIL
3 87 (17.19%) DevOps
4 81 (16.01%) Problem-Solving
5 43 (8.50%) Migration
6 40 (7.91%) Scrum
7 35 (6.92%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (6.72%) Project Delivery
9 32 (6.32%) Configuration Management
10 31 (6.13%) Information Security
11 29 (5.73%) Software Engineering
12 25 (4.94%) Project Management
12 25 (4.94%) Tech Ops
13 24 (4.74%) Service Management
14 23 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (4.55%) Mentoring
15 22 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
16 19 (3.75%) Coaching
16 19 (3.75%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 109 (21.54%) SQL
2 86 (17.00%) PowerShell
3 63 (12.45%) C#
4 22 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 22 (4.35%) Python
5 20 (3.95%) Java
6 17 (3.36%) JavaScript
7 16 (3.16%) PL/SQL
7 16 (3.16%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.78%) Ruby
9 7 (1.38%) C
9 7 (1.38%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.38%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.99%) PHP
10 5 (0.99%) VBScript
11 4 (0.79%) COBOL
11 4 (0.79%) XAML
12 3 (0.59%) C++
12 3 (0.59%) IronPython
13 2 (0.40%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 39 (7.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (3.75%) CCNA
2 19 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (3.75%) Degree
3 18 (3.56%) MCSE
4 15 (2.96%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.96%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.77%) MCSA
6 8 (1.58%) MCP
7 7 (1.38%) CCNP
7 7 (1.38%) CISSP
7 7 (1.38%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.19%) CISM
8 6 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.99%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.59%) MCSD
10 3 (0.59%) Server+ Certification
11 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.14%) SLA
2 18 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.58%) GDPR
3 8 (1.58%) QA
4 6 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.79%) NIST
6 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.20%) HL7
System Software
1 205 (40.51%) Active Directory
2 68 (13.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (12.06%) Hyper-V
4 32 (6.32%) Docker
5 18 (3.56%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (2.96%) XenApp
7 13 (2.57%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.78%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.99%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 5 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.99%) vSphere
11 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.40%) Firmware
13 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.20%) KVM
13 1 (0.20%) NFS
13 1 (0.20%) pfSense
13 1 (0.20%) Samba
Systems Management
1 74 (14.62%) SCCM
2 47 (9.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (3.36%) WSUS
4 16 (3.16%) Kubernetes
4 16 (3.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 14 (2.77%) Puppet
6 12 (2.37%) SCVMM
7 10 (1.98%) Ansible
7 10 (1.98%) Terraform
8 6 (1.19%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.79%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.79%) Rancher
9 4 (0.79%) SCOM
10 3 (0.59%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.40%) Nagios
11 2 (0.40%) Packer
11 2 (0.40%) Stealthwatch
11 2 (0.40%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 266 (52.57%) Microsoft
2 136 (26.88%) VMware
3 45 (8.89%) Cisco
4 44 (8.70%) Citrix
5 36 (7.11%) Oracle
6 21 (4.15%) IBM
7 19 (3.75%) Veeam
8 15 (2.96%) Splunk
9 13 (2.57%) Apple
9 13 (2.57%) Unisys
10 11 (2.17%) Databricks
10 11 (2.17%) PlateSpin
10 11 (2.17%) Tableau
10 11 (2.17%) VirtaMove
11 10 (1.98%) HP
12 9 (1.78%) Asigra
12 9 (1.78%) ServiceNow
13 8 (1.58%) Dell
13 8 (1.58%) Intapp
14 7 (1.38%) iManage