Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 11 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,104 1,550 1,656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.49% 14.31% 13.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.26% 70.42% 59.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,016 1,364 1,476
Yorkshire median annual salary £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +2.56%

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 1,928 2,201 2,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.07% 20.33% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,692 1,874 2,317
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows in Yorkshire

Windows
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Windows in Yorkshire

Windows
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -1 811 £35,000 - 143
North Yorkshire -2 145 £26,500 -11.67% 33
South Yorkshire -9 92 £35,000 +25.50% 38
East Yorkshire -3 39 £25,000 -10.71% 8
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 563 (51.00%) Microsoft
2 539 (48.82%) Windows Server
3 493 (44.66%) Active Directory
4 393 (35.60%) VMware
5 306 (27.72%) ITIL
6 305 (27.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 294 (26.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 239 (21.65%) Office 365
9 235 (21.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 220 (19.93%) Windows 7
11 211 (19.11%) SQL
12 198 (17.93%) Linux
13 190 (17.21%) Cisco
14 184 (16.67%) Firewall
15 183 (16.58%) SQL Server
16 178 (16.12%) MS Exchange
17 174 (15.76%) Microsoft Office
18 159 (14.40%) SCCM
19 155 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
20 144 (13.04%) DNS
21 135 (12.23%) Finance
22 130 (11.78%) Citrix
23 124 (11.23%) TCP/IP
24 120 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
25 119 (10.78%) Windows 10
26 117 (10.60%) Hyper-V
27 116 (10.51%) PowerShell
28 109 (9.87%) DHCP
29 105 (9.51%) SAN
30 103 (9.33%) WAN

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
1 178 (16.12%) MS Exchange
2 74 (6.70%) SharePoint
3 58 (5.25%) IIS
4 55 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 45 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 38 (3.44%) Skype for Business
7 20 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (1.63%) Apache
8 18 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (1.00%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.91%) IBM Notes
10 10 (0.91%) WordPress
11 9 (0.82%) IBM Domino
12 7 (0.63%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.63%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.45%) OpenEdge
14 3 (0.27%) JBoss
14 3 (0.27%) Jetty
14 3 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 174 (15.76%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.091%) Simulink
5 1 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.27%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.091%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.091%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 239 (21.65%) Office 365
2 155 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 19 (1.72%) SaaS
6 15 (1.36%) OneDrive
7 10 (0.91%) IaaS
8 8 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.72%) PaaS
9 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.091%) G Suite
10 1 (0.091%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.091%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.091%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.091%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 184 (16.67%) Firewall
2 144 (13.04%) DNS
3 124 (11.23%) TCP/IP
4 109 (9.87%) DHCP
5 105 (9.51%) SAN
6 103 (9.33%) WAN
7 93 (8.42%) LAN
8 61 (5.53%) VPN
9 57 (5.16%) VoIP
10 50 (4.53%) Internet
11 49 (4.44%) Wireless
12 45 (4.08%) Network Security
13 32 (2.90%) MPLS
14 24 (2.17%) Skype
15 23 (2.08%) VLAN
16 20 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (1.72%) SMS
18 18 (1.63%) Remote Desktop
19 14 (1.27%) NetScaler
20 13 (1.18%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (16.58%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (2.26%) MySQL
4 23 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 21 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
6 18 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
8 14 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
9 11 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (0.63%) Power BI
12 6 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.27%) Ingres
15 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (3.80%) Visual Studio
2 31 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (2.45%) Git (software)
4 21 (1.90%) JIRA
5 19 (1.72%) Eclipse
5 19 (1.72%) Subversion
6 15 (1.36%) Android Studio
7 11 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 11 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (0.91%) Selenium
9 9 (0.82%) MSTest
10 6 (0.54%) ERwin
10 6 (0.54%) NUnit
10 6 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (0.45%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.45%) WebSpeed
12 4 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.36%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.36%) TestNG
12 4 (0.36%) WebDriver
General
1 135 (12.23%) Finance
2 45 (4.08%) Retail
3 42 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 19 (1.72%) Legal
5 18 (1.63%) Marketing
6 15 (1.36%) Billing
6 15 (1.36%) Law
6 15 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.36%) Military
7 7 (0.63%) Advertising
8 5 (0.45%) Back Office
9 4 (0.36%) Automotive
9 4 (0.36%) Electronics
9 4 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.18%) Banking
10 2 (0.18%) Games
11 1 (0.091%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.091%) French Language
11 1 (0.091%) Local Government
11 1 (0.091%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 175 (15.85%) Analyst
2 152 (13.77%) Support Engineer
3 129 (11.68%) IT Support
4 126 (11.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 115 (10.42%) Support Analyst
6 98 (8.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 77 (6.97%) IT Engineer
8 67 (6.07%) Windows Engineer
9 65 (5.89%) Developer
10 64 (5.80%) IT Analyst
11 54 (4.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 54 (4.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 54 (4.89%) Administrator
12 51 (4.62%) IT Support Analyst
12 51 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
13 49 (4.44%) Network Engineer
14 47 (4.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 46 (4.17%) Architect
15 46 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
16 44 (3.99%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (7.16%) .NET
2 50 (4.53%) HTML
3 30 (2.72%) CSS
4 29 (2.63%) ASP.NET
5 27 (2.45%) Web Services
6 24 (2.17%) WPF
7 19 (1.72%) XML
8 18 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (1.54%) WinForms
10 15 (1.36%) LAMP
11 14 (1.27%) AngularJS
11 14 (1.27%) Middleware
11 14 (1.27%) SOAP
12 13 (1.18%) .NET Framework
13 11 (1.00%) Entity Framework
14 10 (0.91%) ADO.NET
14 10 (0.91%) jQuery
14 10 (0.91%) LAPP Stack
14 10 (0.91%) WCF
15 9 (0.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 72 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.99%) Data Centre
3 32 (2.90%) Clustering
4 30 (2.72%) Replication
5 25 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 24 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.99%) Driving Licence
8 20 (1.81%) Fat Client
8 20 (1.81%) Thin Client
9 16 (1.45%) PKI
10 15 (1.36%) User Experience
11 14 (1.27%) Computer Science
12 12 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
13 11 (1.00%) N-Tier
14 9 (0.82%) Mobile App
15 8 (0.72%) iPhone
15 8 (0.72%) Public Cloud
16 7 (0.63%) NHS
16 7 (0.63%) Private Cloud
16 7 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 539 (48.82%) Windows Server
2 305 (27.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 294 (26.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 220 (19.93%) Windows 7
5 198 (17.93%) Linux
6 119 (10.78%) Windows 10
7 77 (6.97%) Unix
8 67 (6.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 56 (5.07%) Windows 8
10 40 (3.62%) Android
11 27 (2.45%) Windows XP
12 23 (2.08%) Apple iOS
13 15 (1.36%) AIX
13 15 (1.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 14 (1.27%) Solaris
15 12 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (1.00%) Mac OS
16 11 (1.00%) Mac OS X
17 10 (0.91%) Ubuntu
18 8 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (27.72%) ITIL
2 80 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (6.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 73 (6.61%) Project Management
4 60 (5.43%) Load Balancing
4 60 (5.43%) Service Delivery
5 57 (5.16%) Root Cause Analysis
6 55 (4.98%) Incident Management
7 54 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 51 (4.62%) Coaching
8 51 (4.62%) Mentoring
9 46 (4.17%) Information Security
10 45 (4.08%) SDLC
11 44 (3.99%) DevOps
12 43 (3.89%) Problem Management
13 37 (3.35%) Server Virtualisation
13 37 (3.35%) Time Management
14 36 (3.26%) Configuration Management
14 36 (3.26%) Migration
15 35 (3.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 211 (19.11%) SQL
2 116 (10.51%) PowerShell
3 60 (5.43%) C#
4 59 (5.34%) JavaScript
5 45 (4.08%) Python
6 43 (3.89%) Java
7 25 (2.26%) C++
8 20 (1.81%) Bash Shell
9 16 (1.45%) PHP
9 16 (1.45%) T-SQL
10 12 (1.09%) C
10 12 (1.09%) VB.NET
11 11 (1.00%) Ruby
12 9 (0.82%) Perl
13 8 (0.72%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.72%) Tcl
14 7 (0.63%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.54%) Bourne shell
16 5 (0.45%) PHP 5
16 5 (0.45%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 120 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 101 (9.15%) Cisco Certification
3 79 (7.16%) CCNA
4 78 (7.07%) MCSE
5 60 (5.43%) MCSA
6 56 (5.07%) ITIL Certification
7 46 (4.17%) CCNP
8 45 (4.08%) Degree
9 34 (3.08%) CCIE
10 32 (2.90%) CCDA
11 26 (2.36%) Security Cleared
12 23 (2.08%) CISSP
12 23 (2.08%) MCP
12 23 (2.08%) SC Cleared
13 21 (1.90%) CISM
14 18 (1.63%) CISA
15 15 (1.36%) MCITP
16 10 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
17 8 (0.72%) CEH
17 8 (0.72%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (6.61%) SLA
2 19 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.45%) QA
4 14 (1.27%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.91%) GDPR
6 9 (0.82%) PMO
7 7 (0.63%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.18%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.18%) MISRA
8 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.091%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.091%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.091%) MISRA C
System Software
1 493 (44.66%) Active Directory
2 235 (21.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (10.60%) Hyper-V
4 78 (7.07%) vSphere
5 64 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
6 58 (5.25%) XenApp
7 50 (4.53%) XenDesktop
8 24 (2.17%) XenServer
9 22 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
12 13 (1.18%) Terminal Services
13 10 (0.91%) Docker
14 7 (0.63%) OpenSIPS
15 6 (0.54%) Firmware
15 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
16 4 (0.36%) VMware Server
17 3 (0.27%) KVM
18 2 (0.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 159 (14.40%) SCCM
2 89 (8.06%) SCOM
3 30 (2.72%) vCenter Server
4 21 (1.90%) SCDPM
5 20 (1.81%) Backup Exec
5 20 (1.81%) WSUS
6 18 (1.63%) Puppet
7 16 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
7 16 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 12 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
9 11 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 11 (1.00%) XenMobile
10 10 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 9 (0.82%) ServiceCenter
12 8 (0.72%) AirWatch
12 8 (0.72%) Nagios
13 7 (0.63%) Data Guard
13 7 (0.63%) FortiGate
13 7 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 563 (51.00%) Microsoft
2 393 (35.60%) VMware
3 190 (17.21%) Cisco
4 130 (11.78%) Citrix
5 83 (7.52%) HP
6 64 (5.80%) Avaya
7 46 (4.17%) Oracle
8 45 (4.08%) NetApp
9 40 (3.62%) Symantec
9 40 (3.62%) Veeam
10 32 (2.90%) Dell
10 32 (2.90%) Genesys
10 32 (2.90%) Verint
11 26 (2.36%) Hitachi
12 21 (1.90%) Apple
13 20 (1.81%) Google
14 19 (1.72%) F5
15 18 (1.63%) Red Hat
16 17 (1.54%) CommVault
17 16 (1.45%) CheckPoint