Period
to 22 November 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 22 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 11 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 840 1,048 1,214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.52% 12.46% 12.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.83% 58.61% 56.23%
Number of salaries quoted 703 877 1,053
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% +9.23% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,750 £19,250
90th Percentile £57,900 £55,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

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 1,381 1,788 2,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.58% 21.26% 21.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,064 1,470 1,820
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,203 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 22 November 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 22 November 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 +1 604 £37,500 +4.17% 154
North Yorkshire -35 116 £34,000 -15.00% 41
South Yorkshire -10 85 £33,500 -1.83% 42
East Yorkshire +11 29 £27,500 -4.35% 11
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 488 (58.10%) Microsoft
2 437 (52.02%) Active Directory
3 400 (47.62%) Windows Server
4 296 (35.24%) Office 365
5 290 (34.52%) Azure
6 275 (32.74%) VMware
7 218 (25.95%) ITIL
8 180 (21.43%) SQL
9 179 (21.31%) SQL Server
10 171 (20.36%) Linux
10 171 (20.36%) Firewall
10 171 (20.36%) Windows 10
11 163 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 163 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
11 163 (19.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 150 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
13 146 (17.38%) Windows Server 2008
14 134 (15.95%) AWS
15 128 (15.24%) Finance
16 127 (15.12%) Hyper-V
17 121 (14.40%) DNS
18 117 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
19 115 (13.69%) MS Exchange
19 115 (13.69%) Cisco
20 112 (13.33%) DHCP
21 110 (13.10%) PowerShell
22 108 (12.86%) Citrix
23 107 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
24 102 (12.14%) Problem-Solving
25 99 (11.79%) SCCM

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
1 115 (13.69%) MS Exchange
2 75 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 72 (8.57%) IIS
4 57 (6.79%) Skype for Business
5 47 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 30 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (1.67%) Confluence
8 10 (1.19%) Apache
9 8 (0.95%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.48%) NetWeaver
11 4 (0.48%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.36%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.36%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.36%) Jetty
12 3 (0.36%) SAS
12 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.24%) CMS
14 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 150 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 15 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.19%) assyst
1 10 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.36%) SAP BPC
3 3 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.24%) Epicor Tropos
4 2 (0.24%) Unica
5 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) Q-Pulse
5 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 296 (35.24%) Office 365
2 290 (34.52%) Azure
3 134 (15.95%) AWS
4 62 (7.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 28 (3.33%) SaaS
6 22 (2.62%) GCP
7 21 (2.50%) IaaS
8 19 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (1.90%) PaaS
10 10 (1.19%) OneDrive
11 7 (0.83%) G Suite
12 5 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.60%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.60%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.60%) Power Platform
13 4 (0.48%) Amazon ECS
13 4 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.48%) Azure Stack
13 4 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
13 4 (0.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 171 (20.36%) Firewall
2 121 (14.40%) DNS
3 112 (13.33%) DHCP
4 93 (11.07%) WAN
5 90 (10.71%) LAN
6 87 (10.36%) VPN
7 76 (9.05%) SAN
8 68 (8.10%) TCP/IP
9 60 (7.14%) Wireless
10 54 (6.43%) VoIP
11 44 (5.24%) Skype
12 37 (4.40%) Internet
13 32 (3.81%) VLAN
14 29 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
14 29 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
15 21 (2.50%) MPLS
16 15 (1.79%) ISDN
16 15 (1.79%) NAS
17 13 (1.55%) VSAN
18 10 (1.19%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (21.31%) SQL Server
2 33 (3.93%) MySQL
3 15 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
4 13 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 12 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
6 11 (1.31%) DB2
6 11 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.19%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (0.60%) Power BI
8 5 (0.60%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.48%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.48%) Oracle Discoverer
9 4 (0.48%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.36%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 40 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 36 (4.29%) JIRA
3 26 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (2.86%) Maven
5 22 (2.62%) Git (software)
6 14 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
7 13 (1.55%) Subversion
8 11 (1.31%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.19%) JUnit
10 9 (1.07%) Eclipse
11 8 (0.95%) Android Studio
11 8 (0.95%) Ant
11 8 (0.95%) GitLab
11 8 (0.95%) IntelliJ
11 8 (0.95%) LINQPad
11 8 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 6 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (0.71%) Selenium
13 5 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
General
1 128 (15.24%) Finance
2 57 (6.79%) Telecoms
3 44 (5.24%) Retail
4 37 (4.40%) Manufacturing
5 30 (3.57%) Public Sector
6 24 (2.86%) Legal
7 21 (2.50%) Marketing
8 11 (1.31%) Banking
9 6 (0.71%) Law
9 6 (0.71%) Publishing
10 4 (0.48%) Games
11 3 (0.36%) Advertising
11 3 (0.36%) Back Office
11 3 (0.36%) Electronics
11 3 (0.36%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.24%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) French Language
13 1 (0.12%) German Language
13 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 154 (18.33%) Analyst
2 130 (15.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 96 (11.43%) IT Support
4 89 (10.60%) Support Engineer
5 67 (7.98%) Support Analyst
6 66 (7.86%) IT Engineer
7 56 (6.67%) Architect
8 55 (6.55%) Service Analyst
8 55 (6.55%) Service Desk Analyst
9 45 (5.36%) Technical Support
10 44 (5.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 40 (4.76%) Developer
12 37 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support
13 36 (4.29%) IT Support Engineer
14 34 (4.05%) Technical Analyst
15 31 (3.69%) Consultant
15 31 (3.69%) Windows Engineer
16 30 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
17 29 (3.45%) Azure Engineer
17 29 (3.45%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (9.40%) .NET
2 37 (4.40%) HTML
3 29 (3.45%) CSS
4 21 (2.50%) Web Services
5 20 (2.38%) .NET Framework
6 19 (2.26%) jQuery
7 17 (2.02%) REST
8 16 (1.90%) Middleware
9 14 (1.67%) JSON
9 14 (1.67%) Spring
9 14 (1.67%) XML
10 13 (1.55%) ASP.NET
11 12 (1.43%) HTML5
12 11 (1.31%) CSS3
13 10 (1.19%) AngularJS
14 9 (1.07%) J2EE
14 9 (1.07%) Spring Boot
15 8 (0.95%) Ajax
15 8 (0.95%) JDBC
15 8 (0.95%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.74%) Data Centre
2 48 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (5.48%) Self-Motivation
4 41 (4.88%) Public Cloud
5 20 (2.38%) Clustering
5 20 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
7 15 (1.79%) Driving Licence
7 15 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
9 12 (1.43%) iPhone
10 11 (1.31%) PKI
10 11 (1.31%) Private Cloud
11 10 (1.19%) e-Learning
11 10 (1.19%) Replication
12 9 (1.07%) CMDB
13 7 (0.83%) NHS
14 6 (0.71%) EPoS
14 6 (0.71%) iPad
14 6 (0.71%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 400 (47.62%) Windows Server
2 171 (20.36%) Linux
2 171 (20.36%) Windows 10
3 163 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 146 (17.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 92 (10.95%) Windows 7
6 64 (7.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 61 (7.26%) Windows 8
8 34 (4.05%) Unix
9 19 (2.26%) Android
10 17 (2.02%) Apple iOS
11 12 (1.43%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.95%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.83%) CentOS
13 7 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.71%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.48%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.24%) HPUX
16 2 (0.24%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (25.95%) ITIL
2 163 (19.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 117 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (12.14%) Problem-Solving
5 78 (9.29%) DevOps
6 61 (7.26%) Mentoring
7 56 (6.67%) Migration
7 56 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 53 (6.31%) Change Management
8 53 (6.31%) Project Delivery
9 51 (6.07%) Configuration Management
10 39 (4.64%) Patch Management
10 39 (4.64%) Scrum
10 39 (4.64%) Service Management
11 38 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
12 37 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
13 34 (4.05%) Server Management
14 32 (3.81%) High Availability
14 32 (3.81%) ITSM
15 31 (3.69%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 180 (21.43%) SQL
2 110 (13.10%) PowerShell
3 57 (6.79%) C#
4 55 (6.55%) Python
5 38 (4.52%) Java
6 37 (4.40%) JavaScript
7 32 (3.81%) Bash Shell
8 26 (3.10%) VB
9 19 (2.26%) VB.NET
10 17 (2.02%) T-SQL
11 12 (1.43%) PHP
11 12 (1.43%) Ruby
12 10 (1.19%) Java 8
13 8 (0.95%) Perl
14 7 (0.83%) C
14 7 (0.83%) C++
15 4 (0.48%) Go
15 4 (0.48%) Groovy
15 4 (0.48%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.36%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 107 (12.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (8.21%) MCSE
3 59 (7.02%) MCSA
4 46 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (5.00%) CCNA
6 35 (4.17%) Degree
7 23 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
7 23 (2.74%) MCP
8 16 (1.90%) CCNP
9 12 (1.43%) MCITP
9 12 (1.43%) SC Cleared
9 12 (1.43%) Security Cleared
10 11 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.07%) DBS Check
11 9 (1.07%) Master's Degree
12 8 (0.95%) RHCE
13 7 (0.83%) CISSP
14 6 (0.71%) Avaya Certification
14 6 (0.71%) HND
14 6 (0.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.38%) SLA
2 25 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.38%) QA
4 9 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (0.71%) Actionable Recommendations
6 5 (0.60%) GDPR
7 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.12%) COBIT
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 437 (52.02%) Active Directory
2 163 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 127 (15.12%) Hyper-V
4 51 (6.07%) vSphere
5 45 (5.36%) XenApp
6 37 (4.40%) VMware ESXi
7 35 (4.17%) Docker
8 21 (2.50%) Terminal Services
8 21 (2.50%) VMware NSX
9 17 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (1.55%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (1.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 9 (1.07%) Firmware
13 7 (0.83%) BitLocker
13 7 (0.83%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.71%) KVM
15 4 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.48%) Xen
16 3 (0.36%) VMware Server
17 2 (0.24%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 99 (11.79%) SCCM
2 52 (6.19%) WSUS
3 46 (5.48%) Ansible
4 38 (4.52%) Microsoft Intune
5 30 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
6 24 (2.86%) SCOM
7 21 (2.50%) Kubernetes
8 19 (2.26%) Terraform
9 16 (1.90%) vCenter Server
10 15 (1.79%) Puppet
11 13 (1.55%) Backup Exec
12 10 (1.19%) Nessus
13 9 (1.07%) vRealize
14 8 (0.95%) PaperCut
15 7 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
15 7 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
16 4 (0.48%) Mesos
16 4 (0.48%) Nagios
16 4 (0.48%) SCVMM
16 4 (0.48%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 488 (58.10%) Microsoft
2 275 (32.74%) VMware
3 115 (13.69%) Cisco
4 108 (12.86%) Citrix
5 53 (6.31%) Oracle
6 46 (5.48%) Veeam
7 32 (3.81%) HP
8 20 (2.38%) Dell
9 19 (2.26%) NetApp
10 16 (1.90%) Google
10 16 (1.90%) SAP
10 16 (1.90%) ServiceNow
10 16 (1.90%) Symantec
11 15 (1.79%) Meraki
11 15 (1.79%) Mitel
12 13 (1.55%) Avaya
13 11 (1.31%) Remedy
14 10 (1.19%) Apple
14 10 (1.19%) CheckPoint
14 10 (1.19%) Siemens