Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 11 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1218 1609 1898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.41% 14.59% 14.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.28% 69.93% 60.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1057 1412 1677
Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% - -
10th Percentile £19,250 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £51,100 £53,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2164 2301 3145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.05% 20.87% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1824 1961 2640
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £59,750
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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -1 901 £35,000 -4.76% 55
North Yorkshire -4 134 £27,000 -16.92% 7
South Yorkshire -8 99 £31,750 +13.39% 16
East Yorkshire -4 52 £26,000 -5.45% 6
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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.

1 639 (52.46%) Microsoft
2 596 (48.93%) Windows Server
3 587 (48.19%) Active Directory
4 447 (36.70%) VMware
5 350 (28.74%) ITIL
6 336 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 320 (26.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 302 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 262 (21.51%) SQL
10 258 (21.18%) SQL Server
11 247 (20.28%) MS Exchange
12 227 (18.64%) Office 365
13 226 (18.56%) Windows 7
14 220 (18.06%) Linux
15 205 (16.83%) Microsoft Office
16 201 (16.50%) Cisco
17 194 (15.93%) Firewall
18 179 (14.70%) DNS
19 169 (13.88%) Citrix
20 161 (13.22%) SCCM
21 159 (13.05%) SAN
22 157 (12.89%) Microsoft Certification
23 139 (11.41%) TCP/IP
24 133 (10.92%) DHCP
25 129 (10.59%) Finance
25 129 (10.59%) PowerShell
26 128 (10.51%) Hyper-V
27 127 (10.43%) WAN
28 126 (10.34%) Windows 10
29 122 (10.02%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 247 (20.28%) MS Exchange
2 86 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 78 (6.40%) IIS
4 68 (5.58%) SharePoint
5 52 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 26 (2.13%) Skype for Business
8 23 (1.89%) Tomcat
9 19 (1.56%) Apache
10 15 (1.23%) IBM Notes
11 13 (1.07%) IBM Domino
12 12 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
14 10 (0.82%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.82%) WordPress
15 9 (0.74%) Jetty
15 9 (0.74%) WebLogic
16 8 (0.66%) CMS
17 7 (0.57%) OpenStack
17 7 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 205 (16.83%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.082%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.16%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.082%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 227 (18.64%) Office 365
2 122 (10.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (5.01%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.99%) IaaS
5 11 (0.90%) SaaS
6 10 (0.82%) OneDrive
7 9 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (0.66%) PaaS
9 3 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.25%) G Suite
10 2 (0.16%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.082%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.082%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.082%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.082%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.082%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.082%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 194 (15.93%) Firewall
2 179 (14.70%) DNS
3 159 (13.05%) SAN
4 139 (11.41%) TCP/IP
5 133 (10.92%) DHCP
6 127 (10.43%) WAN
7 115 (9.44%) LAN
8 109 (8.95%) VPN
9 77 (6.32%) VoIP
10 58 (4.76%) Internet
11 44 (3.61%) Wireless
12 38 (3.12%) VLAN
13 37 (3.04%) MPLS
14 32 (2.63%) Network Security
15 27 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
16 22 (1.81%) Skype
17 21 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
18 16 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
19 15 (1.23%) NAS
20 13 (1.07%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (2.96%) Oracle Database
4 34 (2.79%) MySQL
5 31 (2.55%) Azure SQL Database
6 28 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
9 13 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (0.99%) Relational Database
11 11 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
12 10 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
16 6 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
17 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 3 (0.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (4.11%) Visual Studio
2 39 (3.20%) Git (software)
3 32 (2.63%) JIRA
4 31 (2.55%) Subversion
4 31 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (2.13%) Eclipse
6 21 (1.72%) Android Studio
7 16 (1.31%) Visual Studio Team System
8 15 (1.23%) Jenkins
9 13 (1.07%) Selenium
9 13 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 11 (0.90%) NUnit
11 9 (0.74%) MSTest
12 7 (0.57%) SpecFlow
12 7 (0.57%) TeamCity
13 6 (0.49%) ERwin
13 6 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.49%) WebDriver
14 4 (0.33%) Ranorex
14 4 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 129 (10.59%) Finance
2 52 (4.27%) Telecoms
3 49 (4.02%) Retail
4 33 (2.71%) Marketing
5 31 (2.55%) Legal
6 30 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 22 (1.81%) Law
8 11 (0.90%) Billing
8 11 (0.90%) Military
9 7 (0.57%) Back Office
10 6 (0.49%) Games
10 6 (0.49%) Publishing
11 5 (0.41%) Advertising
12 3 (0.25%) Automotive
12 3 (0.25%) Local Government
13 1 (0.082%) Electronics
13 1 (0.082%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.082%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.082%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 198 (16.26%) Analyst
2 183 (15.02%) Support Engineer
3 152 (12.48%) IT Support
4 145 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 122 (10.02%) Support Analyst
6 111 (9.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 98 (8.05%) IT Engineer
8 88 (7.22%) Windows Engineer
9 76 (6.24%) Developer
10 75 (6.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 74 (6.08%) IT Analyst
12 65 (5.34%) IT Support Engineer
13 63 (5.17%) Service Analyst
14 62 (5.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 58 (4.76%) Administrator
16 57 (4.68%) Service Desk Analyst
17 56 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
18 55 (4.52%) Desktop Support
19 54 (4.43%) IT Support Analyst
20 50 (4.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (7.06%) .NET
2 56 (4.60%) HTML
3 38 (3.12%) ASP.NET
3 38 (3.12%) Web Services
4 23 (1.89%) CSS
4 23 (1.89%) XML
5 18 (1.48%) AngularJS
5 18 (1.48%) WPF
6 17 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (1.40%) jQuery
6 17 (1.40%) WinForms
7 16 (1.31%) LAMP
7 16 (1.31%) Middleware
8 15 (1.23%) SOAP
9 14 (1.15%) LAPP Stack
9 14 (1.15%) WCF
10 13 (1.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (0.99%) .NET Framework
11 12 (0.99%) Razor View Engine
12 10 (0.82%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 79 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (5.91%) Data Centre
3 40 (3.28%) Replication
4 36 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 33 (2.71%) Clustering
6 25 (2.05%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (1.89%) Driving Licence
8 18 (1.48%) N-Tier
9 17 (1.40%) NHS
10 15 (1.23%) Fat Client
10 15 (1.23%) Thin Client
11 14 (1.15%) iPad
12 13 (1.07%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.07%) Smartphone
12 13 (1.07%) User Experience
13 11 (0.90%) Client/Server
14 10 (0.82%) iPhone
14 10 (0.82%) PKI
15 9 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 596 (48.93%) Windows Server
2 336 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 320 (26.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 226 (18.56%) Windows 7
5 220 (18.06%) Linux
6 126 (10.34%) Windows 10
7 80 (6.57%) Windows 8
8 78 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 77 (6.32%) Unix
10 60 (4.93%) Android
11 54 (4.43%) Windows XP
12 29 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 28 (2.30%) Apple iOS
14 21 (1.72%) Mac OS X
15 20 (1.64%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 15 (1.23%) Mac OS
16 15 (1.23%) Solaris
17 10 (0.82%) AIX
17 10 (0.82%) Ubuntu
17 10 (0.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (28.74%) ITIL
2 101 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 82 (6.73%) Project Management
3 82 (6.73%) Root Cause Analysis
4 74 (6.08%) Load Balancing
5 66 (5.42%) Service Delivery
6 57 (4.68%) Incident Management
7 56 (4.60%) Change Management
7 56 (4.60%) Problem Management
8 52 (4.27%) SDLC
9 51 (4.19%) Service Management
10 48 (3.94%) Software Engineering
11 46 (3.78%) Mentoring
12 42 (3.45%) DevOps
13 41 (3.37%) Server Virtualisation
13 41 (3.37%) Time Management
14 40 (3.28%) Information Security
15 39 (3.20%) Continuous Improvement
16 38 (3.12%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 262 (21.51%) SQL
2 129 (10.59%) PowerShell
3 84 (6.90%) C#
4 72 (5.91%) JavaScript
5 63 (5.17%) Java
6 58 (4.76%) Python
7 37 (3.04%) C++
8 30 (2.46%) Bash Shell
8 30 (2.46%) T-SQL
9 24 (1.97%) Perl
10 17 (1.40%) C
10 17 (1.40%) Ruby
11 14 (1.15%) PHP
12 11 (0.90%) VB
13 10 (0.82%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.66%) PL/SQL
14 8 (0.66%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.49%) Bourne shell
15 6 (0.49%) VB6
16 5 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 157 (12.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 98 (8.05%) MCSE
3 93 (7.64%) Cisco Certification
4 78 (6.40%) CCNA
5 76 (6.24%) MCSA
6 68 (5.58%) Degree
7 61 (5.01%) ITIL Certification
8 40 (3.28%) MCP
9 32 (2.63%) CCNP
10 31 (2.55%) MCITP
11 26 (2.13%) Security Cleared
12 24 (1.97%) CCDA
13 23 (1.89%) CCIE
13 23 (1.89%) SC Cleared
14 19 (1.56%) CISSP
15 17 (1.40%) CISM
16 16 (1.31%) CISA
17 14 (1.15%) MCDST
18 13 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
19 12 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (6.08%) SLA
2 19 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 16 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.15%) QA
5 8 (0.66%) GDPR
6 5 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.41%) PMO
7 2 (0.16%) DICOM
7 2 (0.16%) HL7
7 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.082%) HIPAA
System Software
1 587 (48.19%) Active Directory
2 302 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (10.51%) Hyper-V
4 95 (7.80%) VMware ESXi
5 65 (5.34%) vSphere
6 59 (4.84%) XenApp
7 51 (4.19%) XenDesktop
8 25 (2.05%) Virtual Servers
9 22 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
10 17 (1.40%) Docker
11 15 (1.23%) Terminal Services
12 14 (1.15%) XenServer
13 11 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 10 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
15 9 (0.74%) OpenSIPS
16 8 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
17 7 (0.57%) KVM
18 6 (0.49%) DFS Replication
18 6 (0.49%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 161 (13.22%) SCCM
2 78 (6.40%) SCOM
3 42 (3.45%) WSUS
4 30 (2.46%) vCenter Server
5 28 (2.30%) SCDPM
6 23 (1.89%) Backup Exec
7 22 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
8 18 (1.48%) Puppet
9 16 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (0.90%) Nagios
11 10 (0.82%) DameWare
12 9 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 9 (0.74%) XenMobile
13 8 (0.66%) AirWatch
13 8 (0.66%) Ansible
13 8 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 8 (0.66%) Perfmon
13 8 (0.66%) ZABBIX
14 7 (0.57%) LiteSpeed
14 7 (0.57%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 639 (52.46%) Microsoft
2 447 (36.70%) VMware
3 201 (16.50%) Cisco
4 169 (13.88%) Citrix
5 106 (8.70%) HP
6 70 (5.75%) NetApp
7 69 (5.67%) Avaya
8 63 (5.17%) Oracle
9 44 (3.61%) Veeam
10 42 (3.45%) Symantec
11 32 (2.63%) Red Hat
12 30 (2.46%) Dell
13 29 (2.38%) Hitachi
14 28 (2.30%) EMC
15 21 (1.72%) CommVault
16 20 (1.64%) Apple
17 19 (1.56%) Genesys
17 19 (1.56%) SAP
17 19 (1.56%) Verint
18 18 (1.48%) F5