Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 15 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 703 446 904
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.76% 12.28% 11.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 58.98% 65.20% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 631 379 770
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,150 £22,500
25th Percentile £29,125 £31,250 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.61% +18.57% -3.25%
75th Percentile £53,000 £52,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £58,000 £61,250 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.61%

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 1,192 684 1,726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.94% 18.84% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,026 585 1,207
10th Percentile £23,625 £26,250 £23,370
25th Percentile £35,295 £33,000 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £44,250 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.69% +10.63% -
75th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £50,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 30 July 2021.

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 30 July 2021. 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 -7 346 £42,500 +1.19% 123
South Yorkshire +10 188 £40,000 +3.90% 35
North Yorkshire +1 126 £40,000 -5.88% 26
East Yorkshire +9 26 £40,000 - 4
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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.

1 360 (51.21%) Microsoft
2 331 (47.08%) Active Directory
3 279 (39.69%) Azure
4 277 (39.40%) Microsoft 365
5 272 (38.69%) Windows Server
6 211 (30.01%) SQL
7 209 (29.73%) Social Skills
8 193 (27.45%) VMware
9 172 (24.47%) Windows 10
10 147 (20.91%) Firewall
11 145 (20.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 127 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
13 124 (17.64%) DevOps
14 123 (17.50%) ITIL
15 119 (16.93%) Linux
16 118 (16.79%) Microsoft Office
17 110 (15.65%) SQL Server
18 101 (14.37%) Cisco
19 98 (13.94%) Hyper-V
20 94 (13.37%) AWS
21 92 (13.09%) Migration
22 84 (11.95%) Finance
23 83 (11.81%) Oracle
24 78 (11.10%) Citrix
25 77 (10.95%) DNS
25 77 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
26 72 (10.24%) Infrastructure as Code
27 67 (9.53%) Windows Server 2008
28 64 (9.10%) Disaster Recovery
29 63 (8.96%) Data Security

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 57 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 49 (6.97%) MS Exchange
3 23 (3.27%) IIS
4 16 (2.28%) Confluence
5 11 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.00%) Apache
7 5 (0.71%) nginx
8 4 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.43%) CMS
9 3 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.43%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 118 (16.79%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.14%) InDesign
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (1.42%) Sage 50
3 7 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.00%) Sage 200
4 5 (0.71%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.43%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 279 (39.69%) Azure
2 277 (39.40%) Microsoft 365
3 94 (13.37%) AWS
4 30 (4.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 27 (3.84%) IaaS
6 23 (3.27%) OneDrive
7 18 (2.56%) GCP
7 18 (2.56%) SaaS
8 14 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (1.71%) PaaS
9 12 (1.71%) Power Platform
10 10 (1.42%) Cohesity
11 9 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (1.28%) GitHub
12 8 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (0.85%) Mimecast
13 6 (0.85%) Serverless
14 5 (0.71%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.71%) Azure App Service
15 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 147 (20.91%) Firewall
2 77 (10.95%) DNS
3 62 (8.82%) LAN
4 57 (8.11%) VPN
5 52 (7.40%) DHCP
5 52 (7.40%) SAN
5 52 (7.40%) TCP/IP
6 50 (7.11%) WAN
7 38 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
8 32 (4.55%) VoIP
9 21 (2.99%) Remote Desktop
10 20 (2.84%) Wireless
11 18 (2.56%) VLAN
12 15 (2.13%) MPLS
12 15 (2.13%) WLAN
13 14 (1.99%) SSL
14 12 (1.71%) Cisco ISE
14 12 (1.71%) Internet
14 12 (1.71%) Network Security
15 10 (1.42%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (15.65%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.28%) MySQL
2 16 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
5 10 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.28%) Power BI
7 8 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
8 7 (1.00%) FileMaker
8 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (1.00%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.28%) Tableau
10 2 (0.28%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 22 (3.13%) JIRA
2 20 (2.84%) Git (software)
3 17 (2.42%) Visual Studio
4 15 (2.13%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.14%) Bitbucket
5 8 (1.14%) Postman
5 8 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (0.71%) GitLab
7 5 (0.71%) MSI
8 4 (0.57%) InstallShield
8 4 (0.57%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.43%) Cypress.io
9 3 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.43%) webpack
10 2 (0.28%) AdminStudio
10 2 (0.28%) MSTest
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.14%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.14%) Xcode
General
1 209 (29.73%) Social Skills
2 84 (11.95%) Finance
3 36 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 24 (3.41%) Retail
6 22 (3.13%) Law
6 22 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 20 (2.84%) Public Sector
8 15 (2.13%) Organisational Skills
9 13 (1.85%) Legal
10 11 (1.56%) Presentation Skills
11 9 (1.28%) Banking
12 5 (0.71%) Influencing Skills
13 4 (0.57%) Back Office
13 4 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.57%) Wearables
14 3 (0.43%) Documentation Skills
14 3 (0.43%) Games
15 2 (0.28%) Automotive
15 2 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 124 (17.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 101 (14.37%) Azure Engineer
3 89 (12.66%) Analyst
4 70 (9.96%) Platform Engineer
5 61 (8.68%) Support Engineer
6 51 (7.25%) IT Support
7 43 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
8 41 (5.83%) IT Engineer
9 39 (5.55%) Developer
10 38 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
11 35 (4.98%) Support Analyst
12 33 (4.69%) Service Analyst
12 33 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
13 32 (4.55%) Architect
14 29 (4.13%) Server Engineer
15 28 (3.98%) DevOps Engineer
15 28 (3.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 25 (3.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 25 (3.56%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
16 25 (3.56%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (7.68%) .NET
2 21 (2.99%) HTML
3 18 (2.56%) Web Services
4 17 (2.42%) CSS
5 12 (1.71%) .NET Framework
6 11 (1.56%) ASP.NET
7 9 (1.28%) React
8 8 (1.14%) REST
9 7 (1.00%) .NET Core
9 7 (1.00%) JSON
9 7 (1.00%) SOAP
9 7 (1.00%) XML
10 5 (0.71%) Apache NiFi
10 5 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (0.71%) EDI
10 5 (0.71%) jQuery
10 5 (0.71%) Node.js
10 5 (0.71%) STL
10 5 (0.71%) Vue.js
11 4 (0.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.97%) Management Information System
2 26 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 17 (2.42%) Cloud Native
4 16 (2.28%) Driving Licence
5 14 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (1.56%) Public Cloud
8 10 (1.42%) Cyberthreat
8 10 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (1.14%) NHS
10 7 (1.00%) Cyberattack
10 7 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (1.00%) FMCG
10 7 (1.00%) iPhone
10 7 (1.00%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.71%) iPad
13 4 (0.57%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.57%) PKI
13 4 (0.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 272 (38.69%) Windows Server
2 172 (24.47%) Windows 10
3 119 (16.93%) Linux
4 67 (9.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (8.39%) Windows Server 2019
7 54 (7.68%) Windows Server 2016
8 47 (6.69%) Windows 7
9 32 (4.55%) Android
10 28 (3.98%) Unix
11 23 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (2.56%) Windows 8
13 12 (1.71%) Apple iOS
14 11 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (1.28%) Debian
15 9 (1.28%) Windows XP
16 8 (1.14%) Mac OS
16 8 (1.14%) VMS
17 5 (0.71%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (20.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 124 (17.64%) DevOps
3 123 (17.50%) ITIL
4 92 (13.09%) Migration
5 77 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
6 72 (10.24%) Infrastructure as Code
7 64 (9.10%) Disaster Recovery
8 63 (8.96%) Data Security
9 60 (8.53%) Problem-Solving
10 55 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (7.82%) ERP
11 48 (6.83%) Project Management
12 36 (5.12%) Project Delivery
13 31 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 29 (4.13%) Cybersecurity
15 28 (3.98%) DNA
15 28 (3.98%) Mentoring
16 26 (3.70%) Computer Science
16 26 (3.70%) Software Engineering
17 25 (3.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 211 (30.01%) SQL
2 62 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 56 (7.97%) C#
4 31 (4.41%) Java
5 26 (3.70%) Python
6 22 (3.13%) C++
7 19 (2.70%) JavaScript
8 17 (2.42%) PHP
9 13 (1.85%) VB
10 11 (1.56%) Bash Shell
10 11 (1.56%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.42%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.00%) C
12 7 (1.00%) X++
13 6 (0.85%) Ruby
13 6 (0.85%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.71%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.28%) ActionScript
15 2 (0.28%) ActionScript 2.0
15 2 (0.28%) Go
Qualifications
1 35 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (4.84%) Degree
3 25 (3.56%) MCSE
4 20 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (2.13%) CCNA
6 8 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.14%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.00%) MCSA
8 6 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (0.71%) CCNP
9 5 (0.71%) JNCIP
10 2 (0.28%) EMC Certification
10 2 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.97%) SLA
2 25 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.85%) QA
4 12 (1.71%) GDPR
5 6 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 331 (47.08%) Active Directory
2 127 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (13.94%) Hyper-V
4 31 (4.41%) Docker
5 18 (2.56%) BitLocker
6 13 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
7 12 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (1.42%) XenApp
9 9 (1.28%) KVM
10 8 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.85%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.85%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.71%) FreeRADIUS
13 5 (0.71%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.57%) Firmware
14 4 (0.57%) vSphere
15 3 (0.43%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.14%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 59 (8.39%) SCCM
2 38 (5.41%) Terraform
3 37 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 18 (2.56%) Kubernetes
5 16 (2.28%) Ansible
6 10 (1.42%) Puppet
7 9 (1.28%) NetBackup
7 9 (1.28%) Rancher
7 9 (1.28%) WSUS
8 6 (0.85%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 6 (0.85%) Jamf Pro
8 6 (0.85%) SCOM
9 5 (0.71%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.71%) HAProxy
9 5 (0.71%) Nagios
10 4 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.57%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (0.43%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 360 (51.21%) Microsoft
2 193 (27.45%) VMware
3 101 (14.37%) Cisco
4 83 (11.81%) Oracle
5 78 (11.10%) Citrix
6 63 (8.96%) EnterpriseDB
7 44 (6.26%) Veeam
8 34 (4.84%) Dell
8 34 (4.84%) Meraki
9 30 (4.27%) HP
10 24 (3.41%) Google
11 19 (2.70%) EMC
12 18 (2.56%) Sage
13 17 (2.42%) Apple
13 17 (2.42%) IBM
13 17 (2.42%) Palo Alto
13 17 (2.42%) Zerto
14 14 (1.99%) CommVault
14 14 (1.99%) NetApp
15 13 (1.85%) SAP