Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 10 12
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1297 1714 1936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.52% 14.78% 14.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.67% 65.39% 60.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 1468 1694
Yorkshire median annual salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.29% - -
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Windows is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Operating System Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2249 2621 3193
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 21.72% 22.60% 23.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1861 2154 2645
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,875 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £59,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -1 957 £35,000 -4.11% 83
North Yorkshire -12 120 £32,500 -7.14% 6
South Yorkshire -17 111 £32,500 +18.18% 15
East Yorkshire +2 79 £24,000 -2.04% 5
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 683 (52.66%) Microsoft
2 662 (51.04%) Active Directory
3 616 (47.49%) Windows Server
4 477 (36.78%) VMware
5 371 (28.60%) ITIL
6 364 (28.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 356 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 343 (26.45%) SQL Server
9 305 (23.52%) SQL
10 294 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 292 (22.51%) MS Exchange
12 272 (20.97%) Linux
13 230 (17.73%) Microsoft Office
14 211 (16.27%) Windows 7
15 204 (15.73%) Cisco
16 202 (15.57%) Firewall
17 199 (15.34%) SAN
18 198 (15.27%) DNS
18 198 (15.27%) Office 365
19 184 (14.19%) Microsoft Certification
20 163 (12.57%) Citrix
21 161 (12.41%) DHCP
22 149 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
23 148 (11.41%) Hyper-V
24 147 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
25 146 (11.26%) Finance
26 135 (10.41%) PowerShell
27 134 (10.33%) SCCM
28 133 (10.25%) VPN
29 130 (10.02%) .NET

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
1 292 (22.51%) MS Exchange
2 110 (8.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 105 (8.10%) IIS
4 74 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 50 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 42 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 25 (1.93%) CMS
8 23 (1.77%) Tomcat
9 22 (1.70%) Apache
9 22 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (1.23%) WebLogic
10 16 (1.23%) WebSphere
11 15 (1.16%) Skype for Business
12 14 (1.08%) OpenStack
13 13 (1.00%) JBoss
14 10 (0.77%) CloudStack
14 10 (0.77%) IBM Notes
14 10 (0.77%) SAS
15 9 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.69%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 230 (17.73%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.39%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.077%) MicroStation
8 1 (0.077%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.23%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.15%) Maximo
4 2 (0.15%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.077%) Magento
5 1 (0.077%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.077%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 198 (15.27%) Office 365
2 149 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (1.31%) SaaS
5 15 (1.16%) IaaS
6 10 (0.77%) PaaS
7 7 (0.54%) Mimecast
8 6 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.39%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.15%) G Suite
11 2 (0.15%) GitHub
11 2 (0.15%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 202 (15.57%) Firewall
2 199 (15.34%) SAN
3 198 (15.27%) DNS
4 161 (12.41%) DHCP
5 133 (10.25%) VPN
6 127 (9.79%) WAN
7 120 (9.25%) LAN
8 119 (9.18%) TCP/IP
9 82 (6.32%) VoIP
10 64 (4.93%) Internet
11 48 (3.70%) VLAN
12 43 (3.32%) Ethernet
13 41 (3.16%) Wireless
14 36 (2.78%) MPLS
15 26 (2.00%) HTTP
15 26 (2.00%) Remote Desktop
16 23 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
17 21 (1.62%) SMTP
17 21 (1.62%) WebEx
18 20 (1.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (26.45%) SQL Server
2 63 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 53 (4.09%) Oracle Database
5 39 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 30 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (2.24%) MySQL
8 27 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (1.31%) Oracle Database 12c
11 17 (1.31%) SQL Server 2000
12 16 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
13 15 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (1.08%) Relational Database
15 10 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
16 8 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
16 8 (0.62%) NoSQL
16 8 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
17 7 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 90 (6.94%) Visual Studio
2 84 (6.48%) Git (software)
3 70 (5.40%) JIRA
4 59 (4.55%) Subversion
5 50 (3.86%) Eclipse
6 47 (3.62%) Android Studio
7 42 (3.24%) Jenkins
8 30 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 29 (2.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 27 (2.08%) TeamCity
11 25 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (0.62%) Burp Suite
14 7 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (0.54%) GCC
14 7 (0.54%) JBehave
14 7 (0.54%) Ranorex
14 7 (0.54%) Selenium
14 7 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (0.54%) Vagrant
General
1 146 (11.26%) Finance
2 47 (3.62%) Manufacturing
3 46 (3.55%) Telecoms
4 41 (3.16%) Marketing
5 32 (2.47%) Retail
6 26 (2.00%) Legal
7 25 (1.93%) Law
8 14 (1.08%) Publishing
9 9 (0.69%) Games
10 7 (0.54%) Local Government
11 5 (0.39%) Back Office
12 4 (0.31%) Advertising
13 3 (0.23%) Electronics
13 3 (0.23%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.15%) Automotive
14 2 (0.15%) Banking
15 1 (0.077%) Billing
15 1 (0.077%) Military
15 1 (0.077%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.077%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 217 (16.73%) Analyst
2 203 (15.65%) Support Engineer
3 182 (14.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 175 (13.49%) IT Support
5 141 (10.87%) Windows Engineer
6 119 (9.18%) 2nd Line Support
6 119 (9.18%) IT Engineer
7 104 (8.02%) Support Analyst
8 97 (7.48%) Developer
9 90 (6.94%) IT Analyst
10 82 (6.32%) IT Support Engineer
11 75 (5.78%) Service Analyst
12 73 (5.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 73 (5.63%) Service Desk Analyst
13 69 (5.32%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
14 67 (5.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 65 (5.01%) Software Engineer
16 63 (4.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 63 (4.86%) Desktop Support
17 59 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (10.02%) .NET
2 90 (6.94%) HTML
3 64 (4.93%) Web Services
4 49 (3.78%) ASP.NET
5 32 (2.47%) XML
6 28 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 24 (1.85%) SOAP
7 24 (1.85%) WCF
7 24 (1.85%) WinForms
8 22 (1.70%) CSS
8 22 (1.70%) jQuery
9 20 (1.54%) WPF
10 15 (1.16%) REST
11 14 (1.08%) AngularJS
12 13 (1.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (0.93%) Middleware
14 11 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 10 (0.77%) RESTful
16 8 (0.62%) JSON
16 8 (0.62%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 88 (6.78%) Data Centre
2 64 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (4.01%) Management Information System
4 44 (3.39%) Replication
5 36 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 34 (2.62%) Clustering
7 25 (1.93%) iPad
8 22 (1.70%) Driving Licence
8 22 (1.70%) NHS
9 18 (1.39%) Public Cloud
9 18 (1.39%) Smartphone
10 15 (1.16%) iPhone
11 14 (1.08%) N-Tier
12 13 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (1.00%) RSA SecurID
13 12 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (0.85%) Client/Server
14 11 (0.85%) CMDB
14 11 (0.85%) HP Storage
14 11 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 616 (47.49%) Windows Server
2 364 (28.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 356 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 272 (20.97%) Linux
5 211 (16.27%) Windows 7
6 130 (10.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 98 (7.56%) Windows 10
8 94 (7.25%) Unix
9 93 (7.17%) Android
10 88 (6.78%) Windows XP
11 65 (5.01%) Windows 8
12 47 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 47 (3.62%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 44 (3.39%) Embedded Linux
14 27 (2.08%) Apple iOS
15 24 (1.85%) Mac OS X
16 15 (1.16%) Mac OS
17 10 (0.77%) CentOS
17 10 (0.77%) Windows Phone
17 10 (0.77%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (28.60%) ITIL
2 147 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (7.86%) Software Engineering
4 95 (7.32%) SDLC
5 84 (6.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 74 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 72 (5.55%) Service Management
8 69 (5.32%) Service Delivery
9 67 (5.17%) Change Management
9 67 (5.17%) Project Management
10 66 (5.09%) Load Balancing
11 65 (5.01%) Time Management
12 60 (4.63%) OO
13 58 (4.47%) Waterfall
14 56 (4.32%) High Availability
15 52 (4.01%) Problem Management
16 50 (3.86%) Migration
17 49 (3.78%) DevOps
18 45 (3.47%) Mentoring
19 44 (3.39%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 305 (23.52%) SQL
2 135 (10.41%) PowerShell
3 114 (8.79%) Java
4 108 (8.33%) C#
5 103 (7.94%) JavaScript
6 94 (7.25%) Python
7 74 (5.71%) C++
8 71 (5.47%) C
9 59 (4.55%) T-SQL
10 37 (2.85%) Bash Shell
11 35 (2.70%) Perl
12 33 (2.54%) Ruby
13 23 (1.77%) PHP
14 22 (1.70%) VB
15 18 (1.39%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.00%) PL/SQL
17 9 (0.69%) VB6
17 9 (0.69%) VBA
17 9 (0.69%) VBScript
18 7 (0.54%) VC++
Qualifications
1 184 (14.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 108 (8.33%) MCSA
3 99 (7.63%) MCSE
4 90 (6.94%) Degree
5 55 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
6 53 (4.09%) MCP
7 49 (3.78%) CCNA
8 45 (3.47%) ITIL Certification
9 30 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 24 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
10 24 (1.85%) MCITP
11 17 (1.31%) HND
12 16 (1.23%) MCDST
13 15 (1.16%) CISSP
14 14 (1.08%) CCNP
15 13 (1.00%) CISA
16 12 (0.93%) CCDA
16 12 (0.93%) CREST Certified
16 12 (0.93%) Security Cleared
17 11 (0.85%) GNVQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (6.71%) SLA
2 32 (2.47%) PCI DSS
3 22 (1.70%) QA
4 13 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.39%) WCAG
7 4 (0.31%) PMO
8 2 (0.15%) DICOM
8 2 (0.15%) GDPR
8 2 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 662 (51.04%) Active Directory
2 294 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 148 (11.41%) Hyper-V
4 103 (7.94%) VMware ESXi
5 73 (5.63%) vSphere
6 59 (4.55%) XenApp
7 36 (2.78%) XenDesktop
8 23 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
8 23 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
9 21 (1.62%) Terminal Services
10 20 (1.54%) XenServer
11 19 (1.46%) Docker
12 13 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 12 (0.93%) Terminal Server
14 11 (0.85%) OpenSIPS
14 11 (0.85%) Xen
15 10 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
16 6 (0.46%) KVM
16 6 (0.46%) vCloud
17 5 (0.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 134 (10.33%) SCCM
2 63 (4.86%) SCOM
3 53 (4.09%) WSUS
4 31 (2.39%) Puppet
5 29 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (2.24%) vCenter Server
6 22 (1.70%) Ansible
6 22 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 20 (1.54%) DameWare
7 20 (1.54%) Failover Clustering
8 19 (1.46%) Backup Exec
9 18 (1.39%) Perfmon
10 13 (1.00%) SCDPM
11 11 (0.85%) ServiceCenter
12 9 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 9 (0.69%) Nagios
12 9 (0.69%) OpenView
13 8 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
13 8 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 7 (0.54%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 683 (52.66%) Microsoft
2 477 (36.78%) VMware
3 204 (15.73%) Cisco
4 163 (12.57%) Citrix
5 127 (9.79%) HP
6 89 (6.86%) NetApp
6 89 (6.86%) Oracle
7 66 (5.09%) Avaya
8 49 (3.78%) Red Hat
9 38 (2.93%) Veeam
10 34 (2.62%) Dell
10 34 (2.62%) EMC
11 29 (2.24%) Symantec
12 28 (2.16%) Apple
13 27 (2.08%) CheckPoint
14 25 (1.93%) CommVault
15 24 (1.85%) F5
16 22 (1.70%) Hitachi
17 20 (1.54%) Remedy
18 19 (1.46%) SAP