Period
to 15 October 2021

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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 15 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 792 316 856
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.85% 11.84% 12.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.46% 56.63% 55.15%
Number of salaries quoted 676 266 713
10th Percentile £22,875 £22,500 £21,350
25th Percentile £28,938 £26,375 £25,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% +1.43%
75th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £45,968
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -4.76%

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 1,268 558 1,552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.98% 20.91% 21.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,046 486 1,117
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,875 £23,250
25th Percentile £33,979 £32,500 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
75th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,925
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,322
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 15 October 2021.

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 15 October 2021. 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 -6 401 £40,000 +6.67% 107
South Yorkshire +11 185 £40,000 +3.90% 49
North Yorkshire +22 126 £37,500 +4.17% 44
East Yorkshire +8 41 £35,000 +26.13% 6
Humberside - 15 - - 1
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, 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.

1 406 (51.26%) Microsoft
2 381 (48.11%) Active Directory
3 321 (40.53%) Azure
4 313 (39.52%) Microsoft 365
5 305 (38.51%) Windows Server
6 250 (31.57%) SQL
7 203 (25.63%) VMware
8 184 (23.23%) Windows 10
9 181 (22.85%) Social Skills
10 158 (19.95%) DevOps
11 151 (19.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 150 (18.94%) SQL Server
13 148 (18.69%) Firewall
14 147 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
15 127 (16.04%) ITIL
16 124 (15.66%) Hyper-V
17 118 (14.90%) Microsoft Office
18 114 (14.39%) Linux
18 114 (14.39%) Finance
19 108 (13.64%) AWS
20 105 (13.26%) Windows Server 2012
21 102 (12.88%) Problem-Solving
22 101 (12.75%) Cisco
23 95 (11.99%) SharePoint
24 89 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
25 87 (10.98%) Oracle
25 87 (10.98%) Migration
26 86 (10.86%) Disaster Recovery
27 84 (10.61%) DNS
27 84 (10.61%) SCCM

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 95 (11.99%) SharePoint
2 80 (10.10%) MS Exchange
3 39 (4.92%) IIS
4 24 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (2.02%) Confluence
6 10 (1.26%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.01%) Apache
9 4 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.38%) CMS
10 3 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.38%) nginx
11 2 (0.25%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 118 (14.90%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.13%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 9 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.76%) Sage 50
3 4 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.38%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.38%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.13%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 321 (40.53%) Azure
2 313 (39.52%) Microsoft 365
3 108 (13.64%) AWS
4 55 (6.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 30 (3.79%) OneDrive
6 28 (3.54%) IaaS
7 27 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (3.41%) GCP
8 26 (3.28%) SaaS
9 20 (2.53%) Serverless
10 18 (2.27%) Power Platform
11 16 (2.02%) PaaS
12 8 (1.01%) GitHub
13 7 (0.88%) Slack
14 6 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.76%) Cohesity
14 6 (0.76%) Mimecast
15 5 (0.63%) Azure App Service
15 5 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
16 3 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 148 (18.69%) Firewall
2 84 (10.61%) DNS
3 74 (9.34%) VPN
4 72 (9.09%) DHCP
5 68 (8.59%) SAN
6 63 (7.95%) LAN
7 60 (7.58%) WAN
8 51 (6.44%) TCP/IP
9 47 (5.93%) Wi-Fi
10 33 (4.17%) VLAN
11 30 (3.79%) Remote Desktop
12 29 (3.66%) VoIP
13 20 (2.53%) Network Security
13 20 (2.53%) Skype
14 17 (2.15%) Wireless
15 16 (2.02%) Unified Communications
16 14 (1.77%) SSL
17 10 (1.26%) NAS
18 9 (1.14%) WLAN
19 8 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (18.94%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.04%) MySQL
3 19 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 12 (1.52%) Power BI
6 12 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 12 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.63%) Electronic Patient Records
10 5 (0.63%) Redis
10 5 (0.63%) SQL Server 2019
10 5 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.51%) FileMaker
11 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (3.54%) JIRA
2 26 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 21 (2.65%) Jenkins
4 10 (1.26%) Bitbucket
5 9 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (1.14%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.88%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.76%) Postman
8 5 (0.63%) MSI
8 5 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.51%) InstallShield
9 4 (0.51%) MSTest
10 3 (0.38%) GitLab
10 3 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.25%) AdminStudio
11 2 (0.25%) NUnit
11 2 (0.25%) RStudio
12 1 (0.13%) git-flow
12 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
General
1 181 (22.85%) Social Skills
2 114 (14.39%) Finance
3 61 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (5.81%) Manufacturing
5 40 (5.05%) Retail
6 28 (3.54%) Organisational Skills
6 28 (3.54%) Public Sector
7 18 (2.27%) Banking
8 17 (2.15%) Legal
9 13 (1.64%) Law
10 12 (1.52%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.76%) Automotive
11 6 (0.76%) Presentation Skills
12 4 (0.51%) Documentation Skills
12 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.51%) Wearables
13 3 (0.38%) Games
13 3 (0.38%) Influencing Skills
13 3 (0.38%) Local Government
14 1 (0.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 132 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 96 (12.12%) Azure Engineer
2 96 (12.12%) Support Engineer
3 86 (10.86%) Analyst
4 74 (9.34%) IT Support
5 72 (9.09%) Platform Engineer
6 63 (7.95%) IT Engineer
7 49 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support
8 46 (5.81%) Architect
9 37 (4.67%) Windows Engineer
10 35 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
10 35 (4.42%) IT Support Engineer
11 33 (4.17%) Service Analyst
12 32 (4.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 31 (3.91%) Service Desk Analyst
13 31 (3.91%) Service Desk Engineer
14 29 (3.66%) Developer
14 29 (3.66%) Server Engineer
15 27 (3.41%) Support Analyst
16 26 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (7.58%) .NET
2 32 (4.04%) Web Services
3 31 (3.91%) HTML
4 23 (2.90%) .NET Framework
5 22 (2.78%) CSS
6 11 (1.39%) jQuery
7 10 (1.26%) REST
8 9 (1.14%) SOAP
9 8 (1.01%) AngularJS
9 8 (1.01%) JSON
10 7 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (0.76%) XML
12 5 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (0.63%) Middleware
12 5 (0.63%) React
12 5 (0.63%) RESTful
12 5 (0.63%) SignalR
12 5 (0.63%) STL
12 5 (0.63%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.81%) Data Centre
2 36 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 35 (4.42%) Public Cloud
4 21 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (2.40%) Cloud Native
5 19 (2.40%) Driving Licence
6 16 (2.02%) Analytical Mindset
6 16 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.52%) Replication
8 11 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (1.26%) CMDB
10 7 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (0.76%) Fat Client
11 6 (0.76%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.76%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.63%) e-Health
12 5 (0.63%) iPhone
12 5 (0.63%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 305 (38.51%) Windows Server
2 184 (23.23%) Windows 10
3 114 (14.39%) Linux
4 105 (13.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 74 (9.34%) Windows Server 2019
6 67 (8.46%) Windows Server 2016
7 63 (7.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 45 (5.68%) Windows 7
9 34 (4.29%) Android
10 33 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (3.79%) Unix
12 23 (2.90%) Apple iOS
13 22 (2.78%) Windows 8
14 18 (2.27%) Debian
15 13 (1.64%) Mac OS
15 13 (1.64%) Windows XP
16 8 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (0.63%) AIX
18 4 (0.51%) Solaris
19 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (19.95%) DevOps
2 151 (19.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 127 (16.04%) ITIL
4 102 (12.88%) Problem-Solving
5 89 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
6 87 (10.98%) Migration
7 86 (10.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 71 (8.96%) Infrastructure as Code
9 64 (8.08%) Data Security
10 63 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (6.44%) Project Management
12 49 (6.19%) ERP
13 46 (5.81%) Cybersecurity
14 42 (5.30%) Incident Management
15 35 (4.42%) Configuration Management
15 35 (4.42%) Presales
16 33 (4.17%) Business Continuity
16 33 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
17 32 (4.04%) Change Management
17 32 (4.04%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 250 (31.57%) SQL
2 66 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 51 (6.44%) C#
4 31 (3.91%) Java
4 31 (3.91%) Python
5 30 (3.79%) Shell Script
6 24 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 21 (2.65%) C++
8 20 (2.53%) Bash Shell
8 20 (2.53%) PHP
9 19 (2.40%) Ruby
10 12 (1.52%) VB
11 10 (1.26%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.26%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.51%) Go
12 4 (0.51%) X++
13 3 (0.38%) C
13 3 (0.38%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (3.91%) Degree
3 28 (3.54%) CCNA
3 28 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (3.03%) MCSE
5 15 (1.89%) Security Cleared
6 14 (1.77%) SC Cleared
7 13 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (1.52%) MCSA
9 7 (0.88%) EMC Certification
10 6 (0.76%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.76%) CCNP
11 5 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.51%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.38%) NVQ Level 3
14 2 (0.25%) MCDST
14 2 (0.25%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.25%) PMP
14 2 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (9.97%) SLA
2 35 (4.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.15%) GDPR
4 12 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 8 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 6 (0.76%) QA
9 5 (0.63%) HL7
10 2 (0.25%) Accessibility
10 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.25%) NCSC
10 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 381 (48.11%) Active Directory
2 147 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (15.66%) Hyper-V
4 43 (5.43%) Docker
5 18 (2.27%) BitLocker
5 18 (2.27%) KVM
6 14 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
8 11 (1.39%) vSphere
9 9 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (1.14%) XenApp
10 8 (1.01%) VMware Server
11 6 (0.76%) Firmware
11 6 (0.76%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.38%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
14 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 84 (10.61%) SCCM
2 67 (8.46%) Microsoft Intune
3 39 (4.92%) Terraform
4 31 (3.91%) Ansible
5 25 (3.16%) Kubernetes
6 22 (2.78%) Puppet
7 18 (2.27%) Rancher
8 16 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (2.02%) SCOM
9 13 (1.64%) SCVMM
10 12 (1.52%) Cobbler
11 11 (1.39%) WSUS
12 8 (1.01%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 7 (0.88%) NetBackup
13 7 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
14 6 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
15 5 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
15 5 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
16 3 (0.38%) Backup Exec
16 3 (0.38%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 406 (51.26%) Microsoft
2 203 (25.63%) VMware
3 101 (12.75%) Cisco
4 87 (10.98%) Oracle
5 72 (9.09%) Citrix
6 67 (8.46%) Veeam
7 61 (7.70%) EnterpriseDB
8 44 (5.56%) Meraki
9 40 (5.05%) Dell
10 33 (4.17%) Google
11 26 (3.28%) HP
12 20 (2.53%) SonicWALL
13 19 (2.40%) Apple
14 17 (2.15%) CommVault
14 17 (2.15%) IBM
15 15 (1.89%) NetApp
15 15 (1.89%) SAP
16 14 (1.77%) EMC
17 13 (1.64%) Red Hat
18 12 (1.52%) Remedy