Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 15 14
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 946 1,145 1,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.51% 11.04% 13.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.72% 59.54% 64.66%
Number of salaries quoted 794 1,036 1,249
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -11.26%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £20,950
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,611 1,923 2,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.30% 18.53% 20.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,252 1,694 1,847
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.59% -5.19%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.12%

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 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019. 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 +2 594 £36,500 -2.67% 48
South Yorkshire +12 193 £31,000 -1.59% 15
North Yorkshire -20 128 £41,000 +51.85% 13
East Yorkshire +9 22 £29,250 -8.13% 4
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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.

1 513 (54.23%) Microsoft
2 470 (49.68%) Active Directory
3 444 (46.93%) Windows Server
4 317 (33.51%) VMware
5 259 (27.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 250 (26.43%) Office 365
7 215 (22.73%) SQL
8 209 (22.09%) ITIL
9 199 (21.04%) Linux
9 199 (21.04%) SQL Server
10 194 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 183 (19.34%) Firewall
12 182 (19.24%) Windows 10
13 180 (19.03%) VMware Infrastructure
14 167 (17.65%) MS Exchange
15 162 (17.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 160 (16.91%) DNS
17 157 (16.60%) Windows Server 2008
18 152 (16.07%) Hyper-V
19 145 (15.33%) Microsoft Office
20 139 (14.69%) Windows 7
20 139 (14.69%) Problem-Solving
21 129 (13.64%) PowerShell
22 124 (13.11%) Citrix
23 118 (12.47%) SAN
24 116 (12.26%) VPN
24 116 (12.26%) DevOps
25 113 (11.95%) WAN
26 111 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
27 105 (11.10%) LAN

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
1 167 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 102 (10.78%) IIS
3 91 (9.62%) SharePoint
4 54 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 48 (5.07%) Skype for Business
6 38 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (1.16%) Confluence
8 11 (1.16%) NServiceBus
9 9 (0.95%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.74%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.63%) Apache
11 6 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.53%) CMS
12 5 (0.53%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.53%) IBM Domino
12 5 (0.53%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.42%) Tuxedo
14 3 (0.32%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 145 (15.33%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.21%) Autodesk Inventor
5 2 (0.21%) iWork
Business Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Sage 200
2 4 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.21%) Infor LN
3 2 (0.21%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.21%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.11%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.11%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.11%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.11%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 259 (27.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 250 (26.43%) Office 365
3 88 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (3.28%) IaaS
5 30 (3.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 22 (2.33%) OneDrive
7 19 (2.01%) PaaS
8 16 (1.69%) SaaS
9 11 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.74%) GitHub
12 4 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.42%) Serverless
13 3 (0.32%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.32%) G Suite
13 3 (0.32%) iPaaS
13 3 (0.32%) NuGet
13 3 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 183 (19.34%) Firewall
2 160 (16.91%) DNS
3 118 (12.47%) SAN
4 116 (12.26%) VPN
5 113 (11.95%) WAN
6 105 (11.10%) LAN
7 103 (10.89%) DHCP
8 83 (8.77%) TCP/IP
9 47 (4.97%) VoIP
9 47 (4.97%) Wi-Fi
10 37 (3.91%) Skype
11 32 (3.38%) VLAN
12 26 (2.75%) MPLS
13 24 (2.54%) Wireless
14 23 (2.43%) Cisco ASA
14 23 (2.43%) NAS
14 23 (2.43%) Remote Desktop
15 22 (2.33%) Internet
16 20 (2.11%) NetScaler
17 17 (1.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (21.04%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
5 18 (1.90%) Relational Database
5 18 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
7 14 (1.48%) Power BI
8 12 (1.27%) MySQL
9 9 (0.95%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.74%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.74%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.42%) DB2
13 4 (0.42%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (3.28%) Visual Studio
3 28 (2.96%) Jenkins
3 28 (2.96%) JIRA
4 24 (2.54%) Git (software)
5 17 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
6 16 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
7 15 (1.59%) Selenium
8 11 (1.16%) GitLab
9 10 (1.06%) JMeter
9 10 (1.06%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.95%) AppScan
10 9 (0.95%) JUnit
10 9 (0.95%) Subversion
11 8 (0.85%) Android Studio
11 8 (0.85%) WebDriver
12 7 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.74%) Burp Suite
12 7 (0.74%) Metasploit
12 7 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
General
1 102 (10.78%) Finance
2 29 (3.07%) Manufacturing
3 24 (2.54%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.11%) Banking
5 19 (2.01%) Retail
6 18 (1.90%) Legal
7 12 (1.27%) Aerospace
8 8 (0.85%) Marketing
9 7 (0.74%) Back Office
9 7 (0.74%) Czech Language
9 7 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.63%) Law
11 5 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.32%) Local Government
13 2 (0.21%) Automotive
13 2 (0.21%) Billing
13 2 (0.21%) Publishing
14 1 (0.11%) Advertising
14 1 (0.11%) Games
14 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 150 (15.86%) Analyst
2 117 (12.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 80 (8.46%) Support Engineer
4 79 (8.35%) IT Support
5 76 (8.03%) Support Analyst
6 66 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
7 64 (6.77%) Developer
8 54 (5.71%) IT Engineer
9 51 (5.39%) Administrator
10 44 (4.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 43 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
12 40 (4.23%) DevOps Engineer
12 40 (4.23%) IT Analyst
13 39 (4.12%) IT Manager
14 36 (3.81%) Systems Administrator
15 34 (3.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 31 (3.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 30 (3.17%) Applications Support
18 29 (3.07%) Service Analyst
19 27 (2.85%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (10.25%) .NET
2 46 (4.86%) SOAP
3 44 (4.65%) HTML
4 35 (3.70%) XML
5 34 (3.59%) REST
6 31 (3.28%) ASP.NET
6 31 (3.28%) CSS
7 27 (2.85%) .NET Framework
8 24 (2.54%) Web Services
9 21 (2.22%) Middleware
10 20 (2.11%) WCF
11 17 (1.80%) JSON
12 13 (1.37%) Angular 2
12 13 (1.37%) Elastic Stack
13 9 (0.95%) AngularJS
13 9 (0.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (0.85%) HTML5
14 8 (0.85%) Node.js
14 8 (0.85%) Spring
14 8 (0.85%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 100 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (7.72%) Data Centre
3 37 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 20 (2.11%) Driving Licence
7 18 (1.90%) Public Cloud
8 16 (1.69%) Replication
9 15 (1.59%) Clustering
10 13 (1.37%) PKI
11 12 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (1.06%) NHS
13 9 (0.95%) CMDB
14 8 (0.85%) Fat Client
14 8 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (0.85%) Thin Client
14 8 (0.85%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.74%) Derivative
15 7 (0.74%) Private Cloud
15 7 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 444 (46.93%) Windows Server
2 199 (21.04%) Linux
3 194 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 182 (19.24%) Windows 10
5 157 (16.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 139 (14.69%) Windows 7
7 67 (7.08%) Unix
8 43 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 42 (4.44%) Android
10 40 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 36 (3.81%) Apple iOS
12 27 (2.85%) Mac OS
12 27 (2.85%) Windows XP
13 11 (1.16%) Ubuntu
14 10 (1.06%) CentOS
14 10 (1.06%) Solaris
15 9 (0.95%) AIX
15 9 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
17 7 (0.74%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (22.09%) ITIL
2 162 (17.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 139 (14.69%) Problem-Solving
4 116 (12.26%) DevOps
5 111 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (7.61%) Migration
7 68 (7.19%) Change Management
8 67 (7.08%) Information Security
9 62 (6.55%) Service Management
10 57 (6.03%) Cybersecurity
10 57 (6.03%) Test Automation
11 54 (5.71%) Scrum
12 48 (5.07%) Mentoring
13 44 (4.65%) Project Management
14 43 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
15 39 (4.12%) Computer Science
15 39 (4.12%) Service Delivery
16 36 (3.81%) E-Commerce
17 34 (3.59%) Incident Management
18 33 (3.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 215 (22.73%) SQL
2 129 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 94 (9.94%) C#
4 52 (5.50%) JavaScript
5 39 (4.12%) T-SQL
6 36 (3.81%) Java
7 34 (3.59%) Bash Shell
8 28 (2.96%) Python
9 22 (2.33%) Shell Script
10 20 (2.11%) TypeScript
11 18 (1.90%) C++
11 18 (1.90%) Ruby
12 15 (1.59%) PHP
13 12 (1.27%) Perl
14 10 (1.06%) VB
15 8 (0.85%) C
15 8 (0.85%) Delphi
16 5 (0.53%) Go
16 5 (0.53%) Tcl
17 4 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (8.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (8.25%) Degree
3 44 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (4.55%) CCNA
5 42 (4.44%) MCSA
6 35 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
7 32 (3.38%) MCSE
8 29 (3.07%) CISSP
9 23 (2.43%) Security Cleared
10 22 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
11 21 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (2.01%) CISA
13 18 (1.90%) CISM
14 17 (1.80%) SC Cleared
15 13 (1.37%) SANS
16 11 (1.16%) CCNP
16 11 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
17 8 (0.85%) SSCP
18 6 (0.63%) CREST Certified
18 6 (0.63%) GXPN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.98%) SLA
2 33 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (2.43%) GDPR
4 20 (2.11%) Cyber Essentials
5 19 (2.01%) QA
6 10 (1.06%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.53%) HL7
7 5 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.21%) PMO
9 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 470 (49.68%) Active Directory
2 180 (19.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 152 (16.07%) Hyper-V
4 62 (6.55%) VMware ESXi
5 42 (4.44%) XenApp
6 32 (3.38%) vSphere
7 31 (3.28%) XenDesktop
8 27 (2.85%) Docker
9 26 (2.75%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 14 (1.48%) XenServer
12 13 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
13 10 (1.06%) Xen
14 7 (0.74%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
16 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.53%) pfSense
16 5 (0.53%) VMware NSX
17 4 (0.42%) Firmware
18 3 (0.32%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 85 (8.99%) SCCM
2 35 (3.70%) WSUS
3 31 (3.28%) SCOM
4 24 (2.54%) Nessus
5 22 (2.33%) Ansible
6 21 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 21 (2.22%) Puppet
7 20 (2.11%) Terraform
7 20 (2.11%) vCenter Server
8 19 (2.01%) Nagios
9 18 (1.90%) XenMobile
10 14 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
11 13 (1.37%) Backup Exec
11 13 (1.37%) Kubernetes
12 11 (1.16%) Nmap
13 9 (0.95%) SCVMM
13 9 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 8 (0.85%) HP Fortify
15 7 (0.74%) NetBackup
16 6 (0.63%) Packer
Vendors
1 513 (54.23%) Microsoft
2 317 (33.51%) VMware
3 124 (13.11%) Citrix
4 102 (10.78%) Cisco
5 57 (6.03%) Veeam
6 55 (5.81%) Symantec
7 49 (5.18%) Oracle
8 45 (4.76%) HP
9 31 (3.28%) NetApp
10 30 (3.17%) Dell
11 27 (2.85%) Apple
12 24 (2.54%) SonicWALL
13 21 (2.22%) IBM
14 20 (2.11%) 3PAR
15 19 (2.01%) McAfee
15 19 (2.01%) Red Hat
16 17 (1.80%) ServiceNow
17 16 (1.69%) Google
17 16 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
18 14 (1.48%) Altiris