Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 14 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 885 1,111 1,292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.80% 12.14% 12.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.21% 60.05% 57.65%
Number of salaries quoted 775 965 1,123
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £36,176 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.25% +7.99% -4.29%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -

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 1,695 1,850 2,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.60% 20.22% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,189 1,585 1,854
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 0 592 £35,500 -4.05% 151
South Yorkshire +1 128 £30,000 -12.09% 39
North Yorkshire -54 123 £37,500 - 31
East Yorkshire -3 36 £30,000 -17.07% 16
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 530 (59.89%) Microsoft
2 483 (54.58%) Active Directory
3 457 (51.64%) Windows Server
4 298 (33.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 290 (32.77%) Office 365
5 290 (32.77%) VMware
6 214 (24.18%) SQL
7 209 (23.62%) ITIL
8 204 (23.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 194 (21.92%) Firewall
10 182 (20.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 182 (20.56%) Windows 10
11 180 (20.34%) SQL Server
12 172 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 160 (18.08%) DNS
14 159 (17.97%) VMware Infrastructure
15 157 (17.74%) Hyper-V
16 155 (17.51%) Linux
17 151 (17.06%) Microsoft Office
18 146 (16.50%) MS Exchange
19 132 (14.92%) DHCP
20 130 (14.69%) PowerShell
21 126 (14.24%) Windows 7
21 126 (14.24%) Citrix
22 125 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
23 122 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
24 120 (13.56%) WAN
25 113 (12.77%) VPN
26 106 (11.98%) Finance
27 105 (11.86%) 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
1 146 (16.50%) MS Exchange
2 89 (10.06%) IIS
3 65 (7.34%) SharePoint
4 55 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2010
5 51 (5.76%) Skype for Business
6 46 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (0.90%) Apache
9 7 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.79%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.79%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.68%) IBM Domino
10 6 (0.68%) OpenEdge
11 5 (0.56%) SAS
11 5 (0.56%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.45%) Tuxedo
12 4 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.34%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.34%) JBoss
Applications
1 151 (17.06%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.68%) assyst
3 5 (0.56%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.23%) Unica
5 1 (0.11%) Q-Pulse
5 1 (0.11%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 298 (33.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 290 (32.77%) Office 365
3 100 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
4 60 (6.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 27 (3.05%) IaaS
6 25 (2.82%) SaaS
7 19 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (1.92%) PaaS
9 16 (1.81%) Azure Stack
9 16 (1.81%) IBM Cloud
10 14 (1.58%) OneDrive
11 7 (0.79%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.23%) Google Play
12 2 (0.23%) Serverless
12 2 (0.23%) Silverpop
13 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 194 (21.92%) Firewall
2 160 (18.08%) DNS
3 132 (14.92%) DHCP
4 120 (13.56%) WAN
5 113 (12.77%) VPN
6 105 (11.86%) LAN
7 92 (10.40%) SAN
8 76 (8.59%) TCP/IP
9 48 (5.42%) Skype
10 46 (5.20%) VLAN
11 42 (4.75%) Wireless
12 35 (3.95%) VoIP
13 32 (3.62%) Remote Desktop
14 31 (3.50%) Wi-Fi
15 29 (3.28%) Internet
16 23 (2.60%) ISDN
17 20 (2.26%) NAS
18 16 (1.81%) MPLS
19 15 (1.69%) Broadband
19 15 (1.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (1.92%) MySQL
5 16 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (1.02%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (0.79%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.79%) Power BI
9 6 (0.68%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (0.56%) DB2
11 4 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.45%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.34%) MS Access
12 3 (0.34%) Oracle Discoverer
12 3 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (2.26%) Git (software)
2 20 (2.26%) Visual Studio Team System
3 18 (2.03%) Visual Studio
4 16 (1.81%) Jenkins
5 14 (1.58%) Selenium
6 13 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (1.24%) GitLab
8 9 (1.02%) Android Studio
8 9 (1.02%) JIRA
9 8 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (0.90%) JMeter
10 7 (0.79%) WebDriver
11 6 (0.68%) JUnit
11 6 (0.68%) Katalon Studio
11 6 (0.68%) SoapUI
11 6 (0.68%) SpecFlow
11 6 (0.68%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.68%) Toad
12 5 (0.56%) MSI
General
1 106 (11.98%) Finance
2 38 (4.29%) Retail
3 33 (3.73%) Public Sector
4 32 (3.62%) Telecoms
5 29 (3.28%) Manufacturing
6 25 (2.82%) Banking
7 14 (1.58%) Marketing
8 13 (1.47%) Aerospace
8 13 (1.47%) Legal
9 6 (0.68%) Law
10 5 (0.56%) Back Office
11 4 (0.45%) Games
12 3 (0.34%) Automotive
13 2 (0.23%) Billing
13 2 (0.23%) Electronics
14 1 (0.11%) French Language
14 1 (0.11%) German Language
14 1 (0.11%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.11%) Portuguese Language
14 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 170 (19.21%) Analyst
2 153 (17.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 106 (11.98%) IT Support
4 90 (10.17%) Support Engineer
5 83 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 80 (9.04%) IT Engineer
7 54 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
8 47 (5.31%) Windows Engineer
9 43 (4.86%) Developer
10 42 (4.75%) IT Analyst
10 42 (4.75%) Technical Support
11 41 (4.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 37 (4.18%) Technical Analyst
13 36 (4.07%) Service Analyst
14 34 (3.84%) IT Support Engineer
14 34 (3.84%) Service Desk Analyst
15 33 (3.73%) IT Technician
16 32 (3.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 31 (3.50%) Administrator
17 31 (3.50%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (8.02%) .NET
2 28 (3.16%) HTML
3 25 (2.82%) SOAP
4 22 (2.49%) REST
5 16 (1.81%) .NET Framework
6 15 (1.69%) CSS
6 15 (1.69%) XML
7 13 (1.47%) JSON
7 13 (1.47%) Spring
8 12 (1.36%) jQuery
9 11 (1.24%) ASP.NET
10 9 (1.02%) Universal Windows Platform
10 9 (1.02%) Web Services
11 8 (0.90%) Middleware
12 7 (0.79%) Elastic Stack
13 5 (0.56%) Angular 2
13 5 (0.56%) AngularJS
14 4 (0.45%) WPF
15 3 (0.34%) SailPoint
15 3 (0.34%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.14%) Data Centre
2 52 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (5.42%) Self-Motivation
4 46 (5.20%) Public Cloud
5 33 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
6 32 (3.62%) Hybrid Cloud
7 31 (3.50%) Clustering
8 19 (2.15%) Driving Licence
8 19 (2.15%) Management Information System
9 15 (1.69%) CMDB
10 14 (1.58%) Replication
11 13 (1.47%) Private Cloud
12 10 (1.13%) PKI
13 7 (0.79%) iPhone
13 7 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (0.68%) NHS
15 5 (0.56%) EPoS
15 5 (0.56%) Fat Client
15 5 (0.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 457 (51.64%) Windows Server
2 182 (20.56%) Windows 10
2 182 (20.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 172 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 155 (17.51%) Linux
5 126 (14.24%) Windows 7
6 58 (6.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 53 (5.99%) Windows 8
8 31 (3.50%) Unix
9 24 (2.71%) Android
10 17 (1.92%) Windows XP
11 16 (1.81%) Apple iOS
12 9 (1.02%) Mac OS
12 9 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (0.68%) CentOS
14 4 (0.45%) Solaris
14 4 (0.45%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.34%) AIX
15 3 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (23.62%) ITIL
2 204 (23.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 125 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
5 100 (11.30%) DevOps
6 83 (9.38%) Migration
7 64 (7.23%) Mentoring
8 58 (6.55%) Project Delivery
9 48 (5.42%) Scrum
10 45 (5.08%) Server Management
11 43 (4.86%) Change Management
12 42 (4.75%) Service Management
13 40 (4.52%) Cybersecurity
14 38 (4.29%) Information Security
14 38 (4.29%) Patch Management
15 37 (4.18%) Disaster Recovery
15 37 (4.18%) Test Automation
16 35 (3.95%) Service Delivery
17 31 (3.50%) Infrastructure as Code
18 29 (3.28%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 214 (24.18%) SQL
2 130 (14.69%) PowerShell
3 68 (7.68%) C#
4 43 (4.86%) JavaScript
5 41 (4.63%) Python
6 31 (3.50%) Java
7 29 (3.28%) Ruby
8 27 (3.05%) Bash Shell
9 19 (2.15%) VB
10 17 (1.92%) T-SQL
11 16 (1.81%) Groovy
12 14 (1.58%) PHP
13 13 (1.47%) C++
14 12 (1.36%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.02%) Delphi
15 9 (1.02%) Perl
16 8 (0.90%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.79%) Go
17 7 (0.79%) TypeScript
18 5 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 100 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (6.78%) MCSE
3 57 (6.44%) MCSA
4 51 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (5.31%) CCNA
6 42 (4.75%) Degree
7 24 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (2.15%) CCNP
9 18 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
10 16 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (1.36%) CISSP
11 12 (1.36%) Security Cleared
12 9 (1.02%) CISA
13 8 (0.90%) MCP
13 8 (0.90%) RHCE
14 7 (0.79%) SC Cleared
15 6 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
15 6 (0.68%) RHCSA
15 6 (0.68%) SSCP
16 5 (0.56%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.86%) SLA
2 25 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.15%) GDPR
4 12 (1.36%) QA
5 10 (1.13%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 7 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 483 (54.58%) Active Directory
2 159 (17.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 157 (17.74%) Hyper-V
4 57 (6.44%) XenApp
5 44 (4.97%) vSphere
6 36 (4.07%) Virtual Servers
7 35 (3.95%) Docker
8 33 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
9 23 (2.60%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 22 (2.49%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (1.58%) XenDesktop
12 10 (1.13%) Terminal Services
13 9 (1.02%) Firmware
13 9 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.90%) VMware NSX
15 6 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
16 5 (0.56%) BitLocker
16 5 (0.56%) Xen
17 2 (0.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 102 (11.53%) SCCM
2 65 (7.34%) WSUS
3 36 (4.07%) Terraform
4 29 (3.28%) SCOM
5 26 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
6 25 (2.82%) Backup Exec
7 21 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (2.03%) Ansible
9 17 (1.92%) Puppet
9 17 (1.92%) vCenter Server
10 16 (1.81%) Kubernetes
11 14 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
12 13 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
13 11 (1.24%) Nagios
13 11 (1.24%) Nessus
14 7 (0.79%) Consul
14 7 (0.79%) Grafana
14 7 (0.79%) Packer
15 6 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
15 6 (0.68%) Opsview
Vendors
1 530 (59.89%) Microsoft
2 290 (32.77%) VMware
3 126 (14.24%) Citrix
4 102 (11.53%) Cisco
5 67 (7.57%) Veeam
6 54 (6.10%) HP
7 39 (4.41%) Dell
8 35 (3.95%) Symantec
9 29 (3.28%) Oracle
10 28 (3.16%) Google
10 28 (3.16%) NetApp
11 26 (2.94%) IBM
12 19 (2.15%) Meraki
13 17 (1.92%) Mitel
13 17 (1.92%) ServiceNow
14 15 (1.69%) SonicWALL
15 14 (1.58%) SAP
16 12 (1.36%) Siemens
16 12 (1.36%) SolarWinds
17 11 (1.24%) Qualys