Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 11 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 835 976 1,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.77% 13.19% 11.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.72% 61.35% 57.72%
Number of salaries quoted 698 805 1,015
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% +7.35% +4.62%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £19,350
90th Percentile £58,000 £55,600 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

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 1,233 1,591 1,904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.34% 21.51% 19.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,060 1,283 1,684
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,975 £22,550 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,430 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.21% +5.56% -

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 25 January 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 25 January 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 0 577 £37,500 - 137
North Yorkshire -1 133 £37,500 -11.76% 34
South Yorkshire -2 98 £35,000 +16.67% 41
East Yorkshire +19 21 £37,500 +40.19% 11
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 443 (53.05%) Microsoft
2 406 (48.62%) Active Directory
3 361 (43.23%) Windows Server
4 295 (35.33%) Office 365
5 259 (31.02%) Azure
6 255 (30.54%) VMware
7 201 (24.07%) ITIL
8 174 (20.84%) Linux
9 171 (20.48%) Windows 10
10 166 (19.88%) SQL Server
11 158 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 156 (18.68%) SQL
13 154 (18.44%) Firewall
14 152 (18.20%) VMware Infrastructure
15 141 (16.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 130 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
16 130 (15.57%) Microsoft Office
17 127 (15.21%) AWS
18 123 (14.73%) Finance
19 116 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
20 114 (13.65%) Hyper-V
21 110 (13.17%) SCCM
21 110 (13.17%) DNS
22 105 (12.57%) Cisco
22 105 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
23 102 (12.22%) Citrix
24 99 (11.86%) MS Exchange
25 98 (11.74%) DHCP
26 94 (11.26%) PowerShell
27 93 (11.14%) Microsoft Certification

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 99 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 65 (7.78%) IIS
3 57 (6.83%) SharePoint
4 43 (5.15%) Skype for Business
5 39 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 28 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (2.28%) Confluence
8 10 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.72%) Apache
9 6 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.60%) NetWeaver
11 3 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.36%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.36%) Jetty
12 2 (0.24%) CMS
12 2 (0.24%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 130 (15.57%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.20%) assyst
1 10 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.48%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.24%) Epicor Tropos
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.12%) Q-Pulse
6 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 295 (35.33%) Office 365
2 259 (31.02%) Azure
3 127 (15.21%) AWS
4 46 (5.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 25 (2.99%) GCP
6 19 (2.28%) IaaS
6 19 (2.28%) SaaS
7 17 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (1.68%) PaaS
9 12 (1.44%) G Suite
10 9 (1.08%) OneDrive
10 9 (1.08%) Power Platform
11 7 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (0.84%) Amazon ECS
11 7 (0.84%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.72%) Amazon Cognito
12 6 (0.72%) AWS CodeCommit
12 6 (0.72%) AWS CodeDeploy
12 6 (0.72%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 154 (18.44%) Firewall
2 110 (13.17%) DNS
3 98 (11.74%) DHCP
4 77 (9.22%) VPN
4 77 (9.22%) WAN
5 72 (8.62%) SAN
6 71 (8.50%) LAN
7 57 (6.83%) TCP/IP
8 55 (6.59%) VoIP
9 47 (5.63%) Wireless
10 32 (3.83%) Skype
11 30 (3.59%) Wi-Fi
12 26 (3.11%) VLAN
13 23 (2.75%) Remote Desktop
14 19 (2.28%) Internet
15 18 (2.16%) MPLS
16 16 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
17 13 (1.56%) NAS
17 13 (1.56%) Network Security
18 10 (1.20%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (19.88%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.99%) MySQL
3 20 (2.40%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 15 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (1.44%) Oracle Database
6 12 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
7 10 (1.20%) DB2
8 9 (1.08%) Power BI
9 7 (0.84%) Electronic Patient Records
10 5 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.60%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.60%) SAP HANA
10 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (0.48%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.36%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.36%) Data Lake
12 3 (0.36%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 51 (6.11%) JIRA
2 44 (5.27%) Jenkins
3 35 (4.19%) Git (software)
4 29 (3.47%) Maven
5 28 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
7 13 (1.56%) Subversion
8 10 (1.20%) LINQPad
8 10 (1.20%) Postman
9 9 (1.08%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.96%) Android Studio
10 8 (0.96%) Ant
10 8 (0.96%) IntelliJ
10 8 (0.96%) JUnit
10 8 (0.96%) Visual Studio
10 8 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (0.84%) MSTest
12 6 (0.72%) Moq
12 6 (0.72%) SonarQube
13 5 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 123 (14.73%) Finance
2 51 (6.11%) Telecoms
3 36 (4.31%) Retail
4 32 (3.83%) Manufacturing
5 29 (3.47%) Marketing
6 26 (3.11%) Legal
7 25 (2.99%) Public Sector
8 10 (1.20%) Publishing
9 7 (0.84%) Banking
9 7 (0.84%) Law
10 3 (0.36%) Advertising
10 3 (0.36%) Electronics
10 3 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.36%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.24%) Automotive
11 2 (0.24%) Back Office
11 2 (0.24%) Billing
12 1 (0.12%) Local Government
12 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 150 (17.96%) Analyst
2 106 (12.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 92 (11.02%) Support Engineer
4 86 (10.30%) IT Support
5 66 (7.90%) Support Analyst
6 56 (6.71%) Architect
7 52 (6.23%) Service Analyst
7 52 (6.23%) Service Desk Analyst
8 51 (6.11%) IT Engineer
9 41 (4.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 37 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support
11 35 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
12 34 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support
13 33 (3.95%) Developer
13 33 (3.95%) Technical Support
14 31 (3.71%) Consultant
14 31 (3.71%) IT Support Engineer
15 29 (3.47%) Cloud Engineer
15 29 (3.47%) Windows Engineer
16 28 (3.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (8.62%) .NET
2 31 (3.71%) HTML
3 28 (3.35%) .NET Framework
4 26 (3.11%) CSS
5 21 (2.51%) Web Services
6 18 (2.16%) jQuery
6 18 (2.16%) Middleware
7 16 (1.92%) REST
8 15 (1.80%) AngularJS
8 15 (1.80%) JSON
9 12 (1.44%) HTML5
10 11 (1.32%) CSS3
10 11 (1.32%) Spring
10 11 (1.32%) XML
11 10 (1.20%) ASP.NET
11 10 (1.20%) WinForms
12 9 (1.08%) Spring Boot
13 8 (0.96%) Dropwizard
13 8 (0.96%) JDOM
13 8 (0.96%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.23%) Data Centre
2 50 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (4.91%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (3.59%) Public Cloud
5 20 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.16%) Driving Licence
7 17 (2.04%) Clustering
8 15 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
9 11 (1.32%) NHS
9 11 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
10 10 (1.20%) iPhone
10 10 (1.20%) Replication
11 9 (1.08%) e-Learning
12 8 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (0.96%) Private Cloud
13 7 (0.84%) IVR
14 6 (0.72%) EPoS
14 6 (0.72%) Fat Client
14 6 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 361 (43.23%) Windows Server
2 174 (20.84%) Linux
3 171 (20.48%) Windows 10
4 158 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 130 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 87 (10.42%) Windows 7
7 66 (7.90%) Windows 8
8 48 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 29 (3.47%) Unix
10 23 (2.75%) Android
11 22 (2.63%) Apple iOS
12 20 (2.40%) Mac OS
13 12 (1.44%) Windows XP
14 9 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.72%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.48%) CentOS
16 4 (0.48%) HPUX
16 4 (0.48%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (24.07%) ITIL
2 141 (16.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 116 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
5 87 (10.42%) DevOps
6 61 (7.31%) Service Delivery
7 53 (6.35%) Mentoring
8 51 (6.11%) Migration
8 51 (6.11%) Project Delivery
9 50 (5.99%) Configuration Management
10 46 (5.51%) Scrum
11 44 (5.27%) Change Management
12 41 (4.91%) Service Management
13 38 (4.55%) ITSM
14 34 (4.07%) Patch Management
15 33 (3.95%) Project Management
16 32 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
17 31 (3.71%) Continuous Improvement
17 31 (3.71%) Software Delivery
18 28 (3.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 156 (18.68%) SQL
2 94 (11.26%) PowerShell
3 61 (7.31%) C#
4 51 (6.11%) Python
5 40 (4.79%) Java
6 28 (3.35%) Bash Shell
7 24 (2.87%) JavaScript
8 19 (2.28%) T-SQL
9 14 (1.68%) VB
10 13 (1.56%) VB.NET
11 10 (1.20%) C
11 10 (1.20%) C++
11 10 (1.20%) Java 8
12 8 (0.96%) Perl
12 8 (0.96%) Ruby
13 7 (0.84%) PHP
14 6 (0.72%) Go
15 5 (0.60%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.48%) ABAP
16 4 (0.48%) XAML
Qualifications
1 93 (11.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (6.35%) MCSA
2 53 (6.35%) MCSE
3 40 (4.79%) Degree
4 36 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (3.95%) CCNA
6 23 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
6 23 (2.75%) MCP
7 15 (1.80%) CCNP
7 15 (1.80%) SC Cleared
7 15 (1.80%) Security Cleared
8 12 (1.44%) MCITP
8 12 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (1.08%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.96%) DBS Check
10 8 (0.96%) RHCE
11 7 (0.84%) Avaya Certification
11 7 (0.84%) CISSP
12 6 (0.72%) ISEB
13 5 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.78%) SLA
2 23 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (2.51%) QA
4 8 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 7 (0.84%) HL7
6 6 (0.72%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.36%) GDPR
8 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 406 (48.62%) Active Directory
2 152 (18.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (13.65%) Hyper-V
4 45 (5.39%) VMware ESXi
5 40 (4.79%) XenApp
6 39 (4.67%) vSphere
7 38 (4.55%) Docker
8 23 (2.75%) Terminal Services
9 16 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (1.68%) VMware NSX
11 9 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.84%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 6 (0.72%) Firmware
13 6 (0.72%) KVM
14 3 (0.36%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.36%) Xen
14 3 (0.36%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.12%) Squid
16 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 110 (13.17%) SCCM
2 52 (6.23%) Ansible
3 50 (5.99%) WSUS
4 39 (4.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 30 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (3.23%) Kubernetes
7 24 (2.87%) SCOM
7 24 (2.87%) Terraform
8 20 (2.40%) Puppet
9 12 (1.44%) vCenter Server
10 8 (0.96%) Backup Exec
11 7 (0.84%) PaperCut
12 6 (0.72%) Mesos
12 6 (0.72%) Nessus
12 6 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
13 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Clustering
14 4 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 4 (0.48%) SCVMM
15 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 3 (0.36%) OpenView
Vendors
1 443 (53.05%) Microsoft
2 255 (30.54%) VMware
3 105 (12.57%) Cisco
4 102 (12.22%) Citrix
5 59 (7.07%) Oracle
6 39 (4.67%) Veeam
7 24 (2.87%) HP
8 21 (2.51%) ServiceNow
9 18 (2.16%) Google
10 17 (2.04%) Symantec
11 16 (1.92%) Avaya
12 14 (1.68%) SAP
13 13 (1.56%) Apple
13 13 (1.56%) Remedy
14 12 (1.44%) NetApp
15 11 (1.32%) Dell
15 11 (1.32%) Red Hat
16 10 (1.20%) BT
17 8 (0.96%) CheckPoint
17 8 (0.96%) Meraki