Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 13 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 311 867 1,119
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.00% 11.61% 12.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.57% 52.42% 60.19%
Number of salaries quoted 292 774 990
Median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.41% +12.12%
10th Percentile £24,910 £21,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £62,375 £57,500 £55,100
England median annual salary £46,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +16.25% -4.76% +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 531 1,654 1,859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.49% 22.15% 21.17%
Number of salaries quoted 456 1,160 1,569
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,232 £22,200
90th Percentile £64,125 £60,000 £58,750
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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -1 185 £37,500 +7.14% 49
North Yorkshire +49 58 £40,000 +6.67% 15
South Yorkshire 0 53 £36,750 +16.67% 14
East Yorkshire -2 8 £40,000 +23.08% 2
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 174 (55.95%) Microsoft
2 148 (47.59%) Windows Server
3 145 (46.62%) Active Directory
4 130 (41.80%) Azure
5 116 (37.30%) Office 365
6 93 (29.90%) VMware
7 76 (24.44%) SQL
8 71 (22.83%) ITIL
9 62 (19.94%) Linux
10 60 (19.29%) SQL Server
11 57 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 57 (18.33%) PowerShell
11 57 (18.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 47 (15.11%) Hyper-V
13 46 (14.79%) SCCM
13 46 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
14 45 (14.47%) AWS
15 44 (14.15%) Firewall
16 42 (13.50%) Windows 10
17 41 (13.18%) DNS
18 40 (12.86%) DevOps
19 37 (11.90%) LAN
19 37 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
20 36 (11.58%) SharePoint
20 36 (11.58%) Citrix
21 34 (10.93%) WAN
22 33 (10.61%) DHCP
23 29 (9.32%) TCP/IP
23 29 (9.32%) Cisco
23 29 (9.32%) Analytical Skills

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 36 (11.58%) SharePoint
2 22 (7.07%) IIS
3 17 (5.47%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.61%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.29%) Apache
6 3 (0.96%) Confluence
6 3 (0.96%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.32%) Mule
8 1 (0.32%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 37 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.64%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.32%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 130 (41.80%) Azure
2 116 (37.30%) Office 365
3 45 (14.47%) AWS
4 29 (9.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (5.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (4.82%) OneDrive
7 14 (4.50%) PaaS
8 13 (4.18%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (4.18%) Amazon S3
8 13 (4.18%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (3.86%) IaaS
10 11 (3.54%) Power Platform
11 10 (3.22%) Amazon ELB
11 10 (3.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 10 (3.22%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (3.22%) SaaS
11 10 (3.22%) Serverless
12 7 (2.25%) Azure Data Factory
12 7 (2.25%) Azure Stack
13 5 (1.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 44 (14.15%) Firewall
2 41 (13.18%) DNS
3 37 (11.90%) LAN
4 34 (10.93%) WAN
5 33 (10.61%) DHCP
6 29 (9.32%) TCP/IP
7 26 (8.36%) VPN
8 16 (5.14%) SAN
9 9 (2.89%) Network Security
9 9 (2.89%) VLAN
10 7 (2.25%) Skype
11 6 (1.93%) Internet
11 6 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (1.29%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (1.29%) iSCSI
14 3 (0.96%) SSL
14 3 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (19.29%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.43%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.89%) MongoDB
4 9 (2.89%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (2.57%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (2.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.25%) Data Lake
6 7 (2.25%) Power BI
6 7 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.93%) MySQL
7 6 (1.93%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.29%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.29%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.96%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.64%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (8.04%) Jenkins
2 13 (4.18%) TeamCity
3 12 (3.86%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.54%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (2.57%) JIRA
5 8 (2.57%) Subversion
6 7 (2.25%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.93%) GitLab
8 4 (1.29%) Gradle
8 4 (1.29%) Maven
9 3 (0.96%) Sikuli
9 3 (0.96%) TestComplete
9 3 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.64%) NUnit
10 2 (0.64%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.64%) Selenium
10 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.32%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.32%) Xcode
General
1 20 (6.43%) Finance
2 13 (4.18%) Games
3 8 (2.57%) Public Sector
4 7 (2.25%) Billing
5 6 (1.93%) Retail
6 4 (1.29%) Legal
6 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.32%) German Language
7 1 (0.32%) Law
7 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 45 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 42 (13.50%) Analyst
3 29 (9.32%) Support Engineer
4 24 (7.72%) IT Support
5 22 (7.07%) Microsoft Engineer
6 20 (6.43%) Administrator
7 19 (6.11%) Azure Engineer
7 19 (6.11%) Developer
7 19 (6.11%) IT Engineer
7 19 (6.11%) Windows Engineer
8 18 (5.79%) IT Analyst
8 18 (5.79%) Server Engineer
9 16 (5.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 15 (4.82%) DBA
11 14 (4.50%) Architect
11 14 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
12 13 (4.18%) IT Support Engineer
12 13 (4.18%) Service Analyst
13 12 (3.86%) Platform Engineer
13 12 (3.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (7.40%) .NET
2 13 (4.18%) HTML
3 11 (3.54%) Web Services
4 10 (3.22%) ASP.NET
5 9 (2.89%) XML
6 8 (2.57%) JSON
6 8 (2.57%) RESTful
7 7 (2.25%) AngularJS
7 7 (2.25%) CSS
7 7 (2.25%) jQuery
8 6 (1.93%) WCF
9 5 (1.61%) HTML5
10 4 (1.29%) Ajax
10 4 (1.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (1.29%) REST
10 4 (1.29%) SOAP
11 3 (0.96%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.96%) React
11 3 (0.96%) WPF
11 3 (0.96%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.14%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.22%) Driving Licence
6 9 (2.89%) Clustering
6 9 (2.89%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (2.57%) Cyberattack
8 7 (2.25%) Replication
9 6 (1.93%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.61%) Analytical Mindset
10 5 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.61%) Renewable Energy
10 5 (1.61%) Xbox
11 4 (1.29%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.96%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.64%) iPad
13 2 (0.64%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 148 (47.59%) Windows Server
2 62 (19.94%) Linux
3 42 (13.50%) Windows 10
4 29 (9.32%) Windows Server 2016
5 28 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (9.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (8.04%) Windows Server 2019
7 18 (5.79%) Windows 7
8 15 (4.82%) Android
9 10 (3.22%) Mac OS
9 10 (3.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (2.89%) Apple iOS
11 7 (2.25%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.93%) Unix
13 5 (1.61%) CentOS
13 5 (1.61%) Debian
13 5 (1.61%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.64%) Solaris
15 1 (0.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (22.83%) ITIL
2 57 (18.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 46 (14.79%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (12.86%) DevOps
5 28 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (7.40%) Migration
7 22 (7.07%) Configuration Management
8 21 (6.75%) Project Delivery
9 18 (5.79%) Change Management
10 17 (5.47%) Incident Management
10 17 (5.47%) Service Management
11 15 (4.82%) ITSM
11 15 (4.82%) Time Management
12 14 (4.50%) Scrum
13 13 (4.18%) Problem Management
14 12 (3.86%) Coaching
14 12 (3.86%) Information Security
14 12 (3.86%) Logistics
14 12 (3.86%) Test Automation
14 12 (3.86%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 76 (24.44%) SQL
2 57 (18.33%) PowerShell
3 26 (8.36%) C#
4 22 (7.07%) Bash Shell
5 20 (6.43%) Python
6 17 (5.47%) JavaScript
7 11 (3.54%) Java
7 11 (3.54%) T-SQL
8 9 (2.89%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.93%) C++
10 5 (1.61%) Ruby
10 5 (1.61%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.29%) Perl
12 3 (0.96%) C
12 3 (0.96%) VB
13 2 (0.64%) Java 8
13 2 (0.64%) PHP
13 2 (0.64%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.32%) Lua
14 1 (0.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (4.50%) Degree
3 12 (3.86%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.86%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.57%) CCNA
5 8 (2.57%) MCSA
6 6 (1.93%) MCP
6 6 (1.93%) MCSE
6 6 (1.93%) Server+ Certification
6 6 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.61%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.29%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.96%) HNC
9 3 (0.96%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.96%) MCDST
9 3 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.64%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.40%) SLA
2 8 (2.57%) QA
3 7 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.61%) GDPR
5 4 (1.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.32%) NIST
6 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 145 (46.62%) Active Directory
2 57 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (15.11%) Hyper-V
4 22 (7.07%) Docker
5 14 (4.50%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (2.57%) XenApp
7 7 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.93%) vSphere
8 6 (1.93%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 4 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.32%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 46 (14.79%) SCCM
2 29 (9.32%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (5.14%) Puppet
4 9 (2.89%) SCVMM
4 9 (2.89%) Terraform
5 7 (2.25%) Ansible
5 7 (2.25%) Kubernetes
6 6 (1.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (1.61%) SCOM
8 4 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.29%) Packer
8 4 (1.29%) vCenter Server
8 4 (1.29%) WSUS
9 3 (0.96%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.64%) Grafana
10 2 (0.64%) Nagios
10 2 (0.64%) Nessus
11 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 174 (55.95%) Microsoft
2 93 (29.90%) VMware
3 36 (11.58%) Citrix
4 29 (9.32%) Cisco
5 23 (7.40%) Oracle
6 15 (4.82%) Apple
7 11 (3.54%) Veeam
8 8 (2.57%) NetApp
8 8 (2.57%) Splunk
8 8 (2.57%) Tableau
9 7 (2.25%) Databricks
9 7 (2.25%) PlateSpin
9 7 (2.25%) VirtaMove
10 5 (1.61%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.61%) Google
10 5 (1.61%) HP
10 5 (1.61%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.61%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.29%) Dell
11 4 (1.29%) ServiceNow