Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 15 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 777 473 837
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.10% 12.47% 13.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 51.15% 58.40% 67.83%
Number of salaries quoted 643 408 705
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £21,250
25th Percentile £29,575 £26,250 £25,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
75th Percentile £50,250 £50,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,800
England median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.44% +12.50% -5.88%

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 1,519 810 1,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.70% 21.36% 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,046 712 1,069
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -4 445 £40,250 +7.33% 130
South Yorkshire -2 176 £45,000 +12.50% 44
North Yorkshire -2 83 £37,500 -6.25% 31
East Yorkshire +7 47 £34,000 +23.64% 7
Humberside - 15 - - 1
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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.

1 370 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 363 (46.72%) Active Directory
3 326 (41.96%) Azure
4 315 (40.54%) Windows Server
5 306 (39.38%) Microsoft 365
6 198 (25.48%) SQL
7 176 (22.65%) VMware
8 168 (21.62%) Windows 10
9 155 (19.95%) Social Skills
10 150 (19.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 144 (18.53%) DevOps
12 140 (18.02%) AWS
13 131 (16.86%) Linux
14 129 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
15 127 (16.34%) SQL Server
16 126 (16.22%) Firewall
17 116 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
18 111 (14.29%) SCCM
19 109 (14.03%) Hyper-V
20 106 (13.64%) ITIL
20 106 (13.64%) DNS
21 105 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
22 94 (12.10%) SLA
22 94 (12.10%) SharePoint
23 93 (11.97%) MS Exchange
24 89 (11.45%) PowerShell
24 89 (11.45%) Cisco
25 88 (11.33%) Finance
26 87 (11.20%) DHCP
27 82 (10.55%) Disaster Recovery

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 94 (12.10%) SharePoint
2 93 (11.97%) MS Exchange
3 51 (6.56%) IIS
4 33 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (1.16%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.64%) Confluence
8 3 (0.39%) Apache
8 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.26%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.26%) nginx
10 1 (0.13%) CMS
Applications
1 69 (8.88%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Camtasia
5 1 (0.13%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 7 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.26%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.13%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.13%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 326 (41.96%) Azure
2 306 (39.38%) Microsoft 365
3 140 (18.02%) AWS
4 62 (7.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 36 (4.63%) OneDrive
6 26 (3.35%) IaaS
7 22 (2.83%) GCP
8 19 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (2.45%) SaaS
9 17 (2.19%) Serverless
10 10 (1.29%) Power Platform
11 9 (1.16%) PaaS
11 9 (1.16%) Rubrik
12 7 (0.90%) Mimecast
12 7 (0.90%) Slack
13 6 (0.77%) GitHub
13 6 (0.77%) Nutanix
14 4 (0.51%) Azure Monitor
15 3 (0.39%) Amazon ECS
15 3 (0.39%) Azure App Service
Communications & Networking
1 126 (16.22%) Firewall
2 106 (13.64%) DNS
3 87 (11.20%) DHCP
4 70 (9.01%) SAN
5 68 (8.75%) VPN
6 63 (8.11%) TCP/IP
7 61 (7.85%) WAN
8 57 (7.34%) LAN
9 50 (6.44%) Wi-Fi
10 49 (6.31%) Remote Desktop
11 40 (5.15%) VoIP
12 35 (4.50%) VLAN
13 31 (3.99%) Internet
14 29 (3.73%) Wireless
15 26 (3.35%) Network Security
16 25 (3.22%) Skype
17 18 (2.32%) SNMP
18 17 (2.19%) IPv4
18 17 (2.19%) IPv6
18 17 (2.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (16.34%) SQL Server
2 56 (7.21%) MySQL
3 46 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (1.29%) SQL Server 2019
7 8 (1.03%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.77%) Electronic Patient Records
10 5 (0.64%) Redis
10 5 (0.64%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.51%) Power BI
11 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.39%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.39%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.26%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 42 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 26 (3.35%) TeamCity
3 25 (3.22%) Jenkins
4 20 (2.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 17 (2.19%) Visual Studio
6 16 (2.06%) Bitbucket
7 11 (1.42%) JIRA
8 8 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
8 8 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (0.90%) MSBuild
10 5 (0.64%) NUnit
11 4 (0.51%) Postman
12 3 (0.39%) Maven
12 3 (0.39%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.39%) Subversion
13 2 (0.26%) InstallShield
13 2 (0.26%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.26%) MSI
13 2 (0.26%) MSTest
13 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 155 (19.95%) Social Skills
2 88 (11.33%) Finance
3 50 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (5.41%) Retail
5 36 (4.63%) Manufacturing
6 32 (4.12%) Public Sector
7 27 (3.47%) Organisational Skills
8 17 (2.19%) Games
9 15 (1.93%) Electronics
10 14 (1.80%) Law
11 9 (1.16%) Banking
12 8 (1.03%) Automotive
12 8 (1.03%) Telecoms
13 7 (0.90%) Legal
14 4 (0.51%) Digital Economy
15 3 (0.39%) Presentation Skills
16 2 (0.26%) Documentation Skills
16 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.26%) Influencing Skills
16 2 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 137 (17.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 96 (12.36%) Support Engineer
3 90 (11.58%) IT Support
4 89 (11.45%) Analyst
5 82 (10.55%) IT Engineer
6 80 (10.30%) Azure Engineer
7 65 (8.37%) DevOps Engineer
8 53 (6.82%) Azure DevOps
8 53 (6.82%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 48 (6.18%) 2nd Line Support
10 42 (5.41%) IT Support Engineer
11 37 (4.76%) Support Analyst
12 32 (4.12%) Service Analyst
13 31 (3.99%) Linux Engineer
13 31 (3.99%) Platform Engineer
14 30 (3.86%) Architect
15 29 (3.73%) Support Technician
16 28 (3.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 28 (3.60%) Service Desk Analyst
17 26 (3.35%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (6.05%) .NET
2 25 (3.22%) Web Services
3 24 (3.09%) .NET Framework
4 22 (2.83%) HTML
5 17 (2.19%) Yocto
6 15 (1.93%) CSS
7 10 (1.29%) jQuery
8 9 (1.16%) AngularJS
8 9 (1.16%) RESTful
9 6 (0.77%) JSON
9 6 (0.77%) LAMP
10 5 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (0.64%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (0.64%) Entity Framework
10 5 (0.64%) Ninject
10 5 (0.64%) SignalR
10 5 (0.64%) SOAP
10 5 (0.64%) WCF
11 4 (0.51%) React
11 4 (0.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.53%) Data Centre
2 30 (3.86%) Public Cloud
3 24 (3.09%) Algorithms
4 22 (2.83%) Management Information System
5 21 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
6 19 (2.45%) Smartphone
7 18 (2.32%) Driving Licence
7 18 (2.32%) Replication
8 17 (2.19%) Data Structures
8 17 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
9 16 (2.06%) Analytical Mindset
10 14 (1.80%) CMDB
11 13 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.42%) Mobile App
13 10 (1.29%) Cloud Native
14 9 (1.16%) User Experience
15 7 (0.90%) 3D Graphics
15 7 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
15 7 (0.90%) iPad
15 7 (0.90%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 315 (40.54%) Windows Server
2 168 (21.62%) Windows 10
3 131 (16.86%) Linux
4 116 (14.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (6.69%) Windows Server 2016
6 50 (6.44%) Windows Server 2019
7 41 (5.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (4.63%) Android
9 31 (3.99%) Unix
10 29 (3.73%) Apple iOS
11 26 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (2.57%) Windows 7
13 17 (2.19%) Embedded Linux
13 17 (2.19%) OpenWrt
14 15 (1.93%) Mac OS
14 15 (1.93%) Windows 8
15 10 (1.29%) Debian
16 7 (0.90%) AIX
17 6 (0.77%) VMS
18 5 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (19.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 144 (18.53%) DevOps
3 106 (13.64%) ITIL
4 105 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
5 82 (10.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 81 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
7 78 (10.04%) Configuration Management
8 63 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (6.05%) Migration
10 46 (5.92%) Deployment Automation
11 45 (5.79%) Project Management
12 43 (5.53%) Scrum
13 40 (5.15%) DSDM
13 40 (5.15%) Incident Management
13 40 (5.15%) RUP
14 37 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
15 36 (4.63%) Time Management
16 35 (4.50%) Data Protection
17 34 (4.38%) Change Management
17 34 (4.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 198 (25.48%) SQL
2 89 (11.45%) PowerShell
3 50 (6.44%) Python
3 50 (6.44%) Shell Script
4 44 (5.66%) Bash
5 42 (5.41%) Ruby
6 38 (4.89%) C#
7 31 (3.99%) C++
8 18 (2.32%) JavaScript
9 17 (2.19%) C
10 14 (1.80%) Java
11 13 (1.67%) PHP
12 11 (1.42%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.77%) VBA
13 6 (0.77%) VBScript
14 5 (0.64%) VB
14 5 (0.64%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.26%) ANSI SQL
15 2 (0.26%) Go
15 2 (0.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (4.25%) CCNA
4 24 (3.09%) Degree
5 20 (2.57%) CCNP
6 19 (2.45%) MCSE
7 15 (1.93%) Security Cleared
8 14 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
8 14 (1.80%) SC Cleared
9 10 (1.29%) MCSA
10 9 (1.16%) AWS Certification
11 8 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (1.03%) DBS Check
11 8 (1.03%) LPIC
11 8 (1.03%) MCP
12 7 (0.90%) EMC Certification
12 7 (0.90%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.64%) A+ Certification
13 5 (0.64%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (12.10%) SLA
2 27 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.19%) GDPR
4 16 (2.06%) QA
5 12 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 10 (1.29%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.77%) HL7
9 5 (0.64%) Accessibility
9 5 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 5 (0.64%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.64%) NCSC
10 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 363 (46.72%) Active Directory
2 129 (16.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (14.03%) Hyper-V
4 32 (4.12%) Docker
5 28 (3.60%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (2.83%) vSphere
7 16 (2.06%) Virtual Desktop
8 12 (1.54%) XenApp
9 11 (1.42%) Terminal Services
10 10 (1.29%) KVM
11 9 (1.16%) BitLocker
12 6 (0.77%) Firmware
12 6 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.64%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (0.39%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
16 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
16 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 111 (14.29%) SCCM
2 78 (10.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 59 (7.59%) Ansible
4 51 (6.56%) Puppet
5 45 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (5.15%) Cobbler
7 33 (4.25%) Terraform
8 29 (3.73%) Kubernetes
9 24 (3.09%) WSUS
10 22 (2.83%) SCOM
11 18 (2.32%) SCVMM
12 10 (1.29%) Rancher
13 8 (1.03%) NetBackup
14 7 (0.90%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 7 (0.90%) Backup Exec
14 7 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
15 6 (0.77%) Cisco Prime
16 4 (0.51%) Nessus
17 3 (0.39%) Check_MK
18 2 (0.26%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 370 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 176 (22.65%) VMware
3 89 (11.45%) Cisco
4 77 (9.91%) Citrix
5 68 (8.75%) Veeam
6 54 (6.95%) Google
7 46 (5.92%) Oracle
8 42 (5.41%) Apple
9 40 (5.15%) SaltStack
10 36 (4.63%) Dell
11 29 (3.73%) Meraki
12 28 (3.60%) HP
13 26 (3.35%) SonicWALL
14 22 (2.83%) EnterpriseDB
15 19 (2.45%) Commvault
16 16 (2.06%) EMC
17 12 (1.54%) IBM
18 11 (1.42%) Red Hat
18 11 (1.42%) Remedy
19 10 (1.29%) Veritas