Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 12 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 393 843 1,041
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.32% 12.57% 12.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.87% 60.91% 58.85%
Number of salaries quoted 417 738 909
Median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £58,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 691 1,384 1,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.67% 20.64% 21.45%
Number of salaries quoted 601 1,073 1,458
Median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,203 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 26 November 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 26 November 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 0 235 £37,000 -1.33% 62
North Yorkshire +26 73 £40,000 +10.34% 14
South Yorkshire +5 72 £40,000 +19.40% 30
East Yorkshire 0 11 £30,250 +10.00% 5
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 227 (57.76%) Microsoft
2 190 (48.35%) Active Directory
3 165 (41.98%) Windows Server
4 161 (40.97%) Azure
5 152 (38.68%) Office 365
6 111 (28.24%) VMware
7 94 (23.92%) SQL
8 84 (21.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 68 (17.30%) Firewall
9 68 (17.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 66 (16.79%) ITIL
11 65 (16.54%) Hyper-V
12 63 (16.03%) SQL Server
13 62 (15.78%) Windows 10
14 60 (15.27%) DNS
15 59 (15.01%) Microsoft Office
16 58 (14.76%) DevOps
17 53 (13.49%) WAN
18 52 (13.23%) LAN
18 52 (13.23%) Linux
18 52 (13.23%) PowerShell
19 48 (12.21%) DHCP
20 46 (11.70%) TCP/IP
20 46 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
21 43 (10.94%) Citrix
22 42 (10.69%) SharePoint
23 41 (10.43%) Azure Active Directory
24 38 (9.67%) Migration
24 38 (9.67%) AWS
25 37 (9.41%) VPN

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 42 (10.69%) SharePoint
2 22 (5.60%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.80%) IIS
4 7 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.51%) DNN
6 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.51%) IBM Domino
6 2 (0.51%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.25%) Apache
7 1 (0.25%) Confluence
7 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 59 (15.01%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.54%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.51%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.25%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 161 (40.97%) Azure
2 152 (38.68%) Office 365
3 41 (10.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 38 (9.67%) AWS
5 25 (6.36%) OneDrive
6 9 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (1.78%) SaaS
8 6 (1.53%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.53%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (1.53%) Power Platform
9 5 (1.27%) GCP
9 5 (1.27%) PaaS
10 4 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (1.02%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.76%) IaaS
12 2 (0.51%) G Suite
12 2 (0.51%) GitHub
12 2 (0.51%) NuGet
12 2 (0.51%) Yammer
13 1 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 68 (17.30%) Firewall
2 60 (15.27%) DNS
3 53 (13.49%) WAN
4 52 (13.23%) LAN
5 48 (12.21%) DHCP
6 46 (11.70%) TCP/IP
7 37 (9.41%) VPN
8 23 (5.85%) SAN
9 19 (4.83%) VLAN
10 14 (3.56%) Intrusion Detection
11 13 (3.31%) Wireless
12 9 (2.29%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (1.53%) NAS
14 6 (1.53%) Network Security
15 5 (1.27%) Internet
15 5 (1.27%) MPLS
15 5 (1.27%) Skype
15 5 (1.27%) VoIP
16 4 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (16.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.31%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (2.54%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.04%) Informix
7 8 (2.04%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.02%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.02%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.02%) MySQL
8 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.76%) Tableau
10 2 (0.51%) Redis
11 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (6.62%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.05%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.80%) Subversion
3 11 (2.80%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.54%) TeamCity
5 8 (2.04%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (1.27%) JIRA
8 4 (1.02%) Gradle
8 4 (1.02%) Maven
9 2 (0.51%) Clang
9 2 (0.51%) CMake
9 2 (0.51%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.51%) GCC
9 2 (0.51%) GitLab
9 2 (0.51%) NUnit
9 2 (0.51%) Selenium
9 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.51%) TestComplete
9 2 (0.51%) Xcode
General
1 32 (8.14%) Finance
2 14 (3.56%) Games
3 13 (3.31%) Retail
4 9 (2.29%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.04%) Billing
5 8 (2.04%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.27%) Marketing
7 4 (1.02%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.51%) Advertising
8 2 (0.51%) Back Office
8 2 (0.51%) Electronics
8 2 (0.51%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) German Language
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (13.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 53 (13.49%) Support Engineer
3 44 (11.20%) Analyst
4 43 (10.94%) Azure Engineer
5 38 (9.67%) IT Engineer
6 31 (7.89%) IT Support
7 30 (7.63%) Developer
8 29 (7.38%) Windows Engineer
9 27 (6.87%) Platform Engineer
10 25 (6.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 25 (6.36%) Administrator
11 18 (4.58%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (4.58%) IT Support Engineer
11 18 (4.58%) Technical Support
12 17 (4.33%) IT Analyst
12 17 (4.33%) Microsoft Engineer
13 16 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support
13 16 (4.07%) Server Engineer
13 16 (4.07%) Service Analyst
14 15 (3.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.14%) .NET
2 15 (3.82%) HTML
2 15 (3.82%) Web Services
3 13 (3.31%) .NET Framework
3 13 (3.31%) WPF
4 11 (2.80%) HTML5
5 10 (2.54%) WinForms
5 10 (2.54%) XML
6 9 (2.29%) JSON
6 9 (2.29%) React
7 8 (2.04%) WCF
8 7 (1.78%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.53%) CSS
9 6 (1.53%) jQuery
9 6 (1.53%) RESTful
10 5 (1.27%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.02%) Ajax
11 4 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.02%) XSD
12 2 (0.51%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.38%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (5.34%) Cyberthreat
4 20 (5.09%) Cyberattack
4 20 (5.09%) Driving Licence
5 13 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (3.05%) Data Centre
6 12 (3.05%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.78%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (1.78%) Replication
8 6 (1.53%) Xbox
9 5 (1.27%) Analytical Mindset
9 5 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.27%) Renewable Energy
9 5 (1.27%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.02%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.76%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.51%) iPad
12 2 (0.51%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 165 (41.98%) Windows Server
2 62 (15.78%) Windows 10
3 52 (13.23%) Linux
4 35 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (8.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (8.14%) Windows 7
6 25 (6.36%) Windows Server 2016
7 21 (5.34%) Windows Server 2019
8 13 (3.31%) Windows 8
9 11 (2.80%) Android
10 10 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.78%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.78%) Unix
13 6 (1.53%) CentOS
13 6 (1.53%) Debian
13 6 (1.53%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.76%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.25%) AIX
15 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (17.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 66 (16.79%) ITIL
3 58 (14.76%) DevOps
4 46 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (9.67%) Migration
6 31 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (7.38%) Infrastructure as Code
8 27 (6.87%) Incident Management
9 24 (6.11%) Data Security
10 22 (5.60%) Change Management
10 22 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (5.34%) Computer Science
11 21 (5.34%) Time Management
12 19 (4.83%) Information Security
13 16 (4.07%) Project Delivery
13 16 (4.07%) Service Management
13 16 (4.07%) SIEM
13 16 (4.07%) Software Engineering
14 15 (3.82%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 94 (23.92%) SQL
2 52 (13.23%) PowerShell
3 34 (8.65%) C#
4 14 (3.56%) Python
4 14 (3.56%) T-SQL
5 13 (3.31%) Bash Shell
5 13 (3.31%) JavaScript
6 10 (2.54%) C++
7 6 (1.53%) Java
8 5 (1.27%) VB
9 4 (1.02%) Perl
9 4 (1.02%) Ruby
9 4 (1.02%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.76%) PHP
10 3 (0.76%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.51%) C
11 2 (0.51%) Lua
11 2 (0.51%) R
11 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (7.63%) Degree
2 19 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.82%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (2.29%) MCSA
6 8 (2.04%) A+ Certification
6 8 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
7 7 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.78%) DBS Check
8 6 (1.53%) CCNA
8 6 (1.53%) Server+ Certification
9 5 (1.27%) HNC
9 5 (1.27%) MCDST
9 5 (1.27%) MCP
9 5 (1.27%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.02%) MCSE
11 3 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.51%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.38%) SLA
2 13 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.29%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (2.29%) QA
4 8 (2.04%) GDPR
5 7 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.25%) NIST
System Software
1 190 (48.35%) Active Directory
2 84 (21.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (16.54%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.78%) Docker
4 7 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.02%) vSphere
7 3 (0.76%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.76%) XenApp
8 2 (0.51%) Xen
8 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.25%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.25%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.25%) KVM
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 34 (8.65%) SCCM
2 20 (5.09%) Puppet
3 19 (4.83%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (3.31%) Terraform
5 12 (3.05%) Ansible
6 6 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.27%) SCOM
7 5 (1.27%) WSUS
8 4 (1.02%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.02%) Nagios
8 4 (1.02%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.76%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.76%) PaperCut
9 3 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.51%) Grafana
10 2 (0.51%) Nessus
10 2 (0.51%) Packer
10 2 (0.51%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.25%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 227 (57.76%) Microsoft
2 111 (28.24%) VMware
3 43 (10.94%) Citrix
4 32 (8.14%) Oracle
5 31 (7.89%) Cisco
6 19 (4.83%) EnterpriseDB
7 15 (3.82%) Veeam
8 13 (3.31%) Apple
9 8 (2.04%) Dell
9 8 (2.04%) Remedy
9 8 (2.04%) SonicWALL
10 7 (1.78%) HP
10 7 (1.78%) NetApp
10 7 (1.78%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.53%) SolarWinds
12 5 (1.27%) Google
12 5 (1.27%) WatchGuard
13 4 (1.02%) Mitel
13 4 (1.02%) Perforce
13 4 (1.02%) Sony