Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 14 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,061 1,241 1,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.61% 12.94% 15.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.81% 57.59% 70.05%
Number of salaries quoted 896 1,081 1,451
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,750 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £20,750 £19,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,774 2,155 2,397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.09% 22.47% 21.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,466 1,798 2,027
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,250 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.38% +3.47% -4.00%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,600 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.56%

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 2018. 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 -1 674 £37,500 +7.14% 135
North Yorkshire +6 211 £37,500 +17.19% 29
South Yorkshire +13 138 £34,125 +5.00% 36
East Yorkshire -6 31 £33,088 +43.86% 12
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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.

1 552 (52.03%) Microsoft
2 509 (47.97%) Active Directory
3 477 (44.96%) Windows Server
4 301 (28.37%) VMware
5 268 (25.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 261 (24.60%) Office 365
7 257 (24.22%) SQL
8 233 (21.96%) SQL Server
9 218 (20.55%) Linux
10 207 (19.51%) ITIL
11 199 (18.76%) Microsoft Office
12 189 (17.81%) Windows 7
13 187 (17.62%) VMware Infrastructure
14 184 (17.34%) Windows 10
15 179 (16.87%) Windows Server 2012
16 169 (15.93%) MS Exchange
17 166 (15.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 165 (15.55%) PowerShell
19 159 (14.99%) Windows Server 2008
20 157 (14.80%) Problem-Solving
21 145 (13.67%) Finance
22 142 (13.38%) DNS
23 138 (13.01%) Citrix
24 130 (12.25%) .NET
25 127 (11.97%) SCCM
26 126 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
27 122 (11.50%) Cisco
28 116 (10.93%) SAN
29 113 (10.65%) Firewall
30 111 (10.46%) Amazon AWS

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
1 169 (15.93%) MS Exchange
2 96 (9.05%) IIS
3 84 (7.92%) SharePoint
4 65 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 53 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 43 (4.05%) Skype for Business
7 29 (2.73%) Confluence
8 17 (1.60%) Apache
9 14 (1.32%) CMS
10 13 (1.23%) Tomcat
11 11 (1.04%) NServiceBus
12 9 (0.85%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (0.66%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.57%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.47%) CloudStack
15 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 199 (18.76%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.094%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.094%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.094%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.47%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 4 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.28%) assyst
5 3 (0.28%) Carpe Diem
5 3 (0.28%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.28%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.19%) Relativity
7 1 (0.094%) Exchequer
7 1 (0.094%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.094%) Lawson
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.094%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.094%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.094%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 268 (25.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 261 (24.60%) Office 365
3 111 (10.46%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (2.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 25 (2.36%) SaaS
6 24 (2.26%) IaaS
7 19 (1.79%) OneDrive
8 18 (1.70%) Dynamics 365
9 15 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (1.41%) Serverless
10 14 (1.32%) Sage Pay
11 12 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (1.04%) PaaS
13 10 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (0.85%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.75%) Akamai
16 7 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
16 7 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 6 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
17 6 (0.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 142 (13.38%) DNS
2 116 (10.93%) SAN
3 113 (10.65%) Firewall
4 97 (9.14%) DHCP
5 94 (8.86%) WAN
6 92 (8.67%) LAN
7 89 (8.39%) TCP/IP
8 62 (5.84%) VPN
9 48 (4.52%) VoIP
10 45 (4.24%) Internet
11 32 (3.02%) Wi-Fi
12 31 (2.92%) NetScaler
13 28 (2.64%) Network Security
14 27 (2.54%) Remote Desktop
15 25 (2.36%) Fibre Channel
16 22 (2.07%) Intranet
17 21 (1.98%) iSCSI
18 20 (1.89%) Skype
19 18 (1.70%) VLAN
19 18 (1.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (21.96%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (2.45%) MySQL
5 26 (2.45%) Relational Database
6 20 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
7 17 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
9 13 (1.23%) Oracle Database
10 10 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
12 8 (0.75%) Big Data
12 8 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.47%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.47%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.38%) Power BI
15 3 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
15 3 (0.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 44 (4.15%) JIRA
2 35 (3.30%) Jenkins
2 35 (3.30%) Visual Studio
3 34 (3.20%) Git (software)
4 32 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 14 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (0.94%) TeamCity
7 9 (0.85%) Redmine
7 9 (0.85%) Selenium
7 9 (0.85%) Trac
8 8 (0.75%) Burp Suite
8 8 (0.75%) Metasploit
8 8 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (0.66%) Maven
9 7 (0.66%) Subversion
10 6 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.57%) SonarQube
11 5 (0.47%) Cucumber
12 4 (0.38%) Vagrant
General
1 145 (13.67%) Finance
2 61 (5.75%) Retail
3 34 (3.20%) Legal
3 34 (3.20%) Telecoms
4 32 (3.02%) Marketing
5 25 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 19 (1.79%) Back Office
7 13 (1.23%) Law
8 11 (1.04%) Banking
9 6 (0.57%) Advertising
10 4 (0.38%) Electronics
11 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.19%) Automotive
11 2 (0.19%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.19%) French Language
11 2 (0.19%) Games
11 2 (0.19%) German Language
11 2 (0.19%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.094%) Billing
Job Titles
1 178 (16.78%) Analyst
2 140 (13.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 133 (12.54%) Support Engineer
4 99 (9.33%) Developer
5 82 (7.73%) Support Analyst
6 68 (6.41%) Administrator
7 63 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 62 (5.84%) Service Analyst
9 57 (5.37%) IT Support
10 55 (5.18%) Service Desk Analyst
11 52 (4.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 50 (4.71%) IT Engineer
13 48 (4.52%) Windows Engineer
14 45 (4.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 43 (4.05%) .NET Developer
15 43 (4.05%) Applications Support
16 40 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
17 36 (3.39%) Desktop Support
18 35 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 34 (3.20%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (12.25%) .NET
2 56 (5.28%) HTML
3 45 (4.24%) ASP.NET
4 42 (3.96%) Web Services
5 40 (3.77%) XML
6 35 (3.30%) Middleware
7 31 (2.92%) REST
8 30 (2.83%) .NET Framework
9 29 (2.73%) ASP.NET Web API
10 27 (2.54%) SOAP
11 24 (2.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 23 (2.17%) CSS
13 22 (2.07%) jQuery
14 21 (1.98%) WPF
15 19 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (1.60%) JSON
17 15 (1.41%) KnockoutJS
18 14 (1.32%) Node.js
19 13 (1.23%) AngularJS
19 13 (1.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 79 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (6.50%) Data Centre
3 59 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 42 (3.96%) Management Information System
5 34 (3.20%) Computer Science
6 32 (3.02%) Driving Licence
7 25 (2.36%) Clustering
8 22 (2.07%) Client/Server
8 22 (2.07%) Mobile App
8 22 (2.07%) Public Cloud
9 19 (1.79%) Replication
10 16 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
10 16 (1.51%) NHS
11 15 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.41%) EPoS
11 15 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
12 14 (1.32%) User Experience
13 13 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
14 12 (1.13%) iPhone
14 12 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 477 (44.96%) Windows Server
2 218 (20.55%) Linux
3 189 (17.81%) Windows 7
4 184 (17.34%) Windows 10
5 179 (16.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 159 (14.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 62 (5.84%) Windows 8
8 51 (4.81%) Android
9 45 (4.24%) Unix
10 33 (3.11%) Apple iOS
11 27 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 26 (2.45%) Windows XP
13 20 (1.89%) Ubuntu
14 13 (1.23%) CentOS
15 11 (1.04%) AIX
16 9 (0.85%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.57%) HPUX
17 6 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (0.57%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (19.51%) ITIL
2 166 (15.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 157 (14.80%) Problem-Solving
4 126 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (9.99%) DevOps
6 81 (7.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 78 (7.35%) Project Management
8 67 (6.31%) Service Management
9 65 (6.13%) Migration
10 56 (5.28%) MVC
11 52 (4.90%) Scrum
12 50 (4.71%) Information Security
13 48 (4.52%) Mentoring
14 46 (4.34%) ITSM
15 43 (4.05%) Patch Management
16 41 (3.86%) ERP
17 40 (3.77%) Change Control
17 40 (3.77%) Incident Management
17 40 (3.77%) Service Delivery
18 38 (3.58%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 257 (24.22%) SQL
2 165 (15.55%) PowerShell
3 101 (9.52%) C#
4 70 (6.60%) JavaScript
5 54 (5.09%) T-SQL
6 36 (3.39%) Java
7 35 (3.30%) Python
8 32 (3.02%) Ruby
9 26 (2.45%) Bash Shell
9 26 (2.45%) PHP
10 21 (1.98%) C
11 19 (1.79%) VB
12 18 (1.70%) TypeScript
13 16 (1.51%) VB.NET
14 9 (0.85%) PL/SQL
14 9 (0.85%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.66%) Apex Code
16 6 (0.57%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 6 (0.57%) JCL
16 6 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 95 (8.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (8.20%) Degree
3 50 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (4.43%) MCSE
5 43 (4.05%) CCNA
5 43 (4.05%) MCSA
6 29 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
7 25 (2.36%) Citrix Certification
8 24 (2.26%) Security Cleared
9 19 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
11 12 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 10 (0.94%) AWS Certification
13 9 (0.85%) CISSP
14 8 (0.75%) CCNP
14 8 (0.75%) MCITP
14 8 (0.75%) MCP
15 7 (0.66%) CISM
15 7 (0.66%) SC Cleared
16 6 (0.57%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (9.52%) SLA
2 22 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.98%) QA
4 11 (1.04%) PMO
5 10 (0.94%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 7 (0.66%) GDPR
8 4 (0.38%) HL7
9 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.094%) GLP
10 1 (0.094%) GMP
System Software
1 509 (47.97%) Active Directory
2 187 (17.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (5.37%) VMware ESXi
4 56 (5.28%) Hyper-V
5 50 (4.71%) XenApp
6 36 (3.39%) XenDesktop
7 30 (2.83%) Docker
8 29 (2.73%) vSphere
9 24 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
10 17 (1.60%) Terminal Services
11 14 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
12 13 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (0.85%) pfSense
13 9 (0.85%) XenServer
14 8 (0.75%) Firmware
15 5 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
15 5 (0.47%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.47%) Xen
16 3 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 127 (11.97%) SCCM
2 45 (4.24%) Puppet
3 34 (3.20%) SCOM
3 34 (3.20%) Terraform
4 28 (2.64%) Ansible
5 27 (2.54%) WSUS
6 23 (2.17%) vCenter Server
6 23 (2.17%) XenMobile
7 15 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
9 13 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
9 13 (1.23%) SCVMM
10 12 (1.13%) Nessus
11 10 (0.94%) NetBackup
11 10 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 9 (0.85%) AirWatch
12 9 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 9 (0.85%) ZABBIX
13 8 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.66%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 552 (52.03%) Microsoft
2 301 (28.37%) VMware
3 138 (13.01%) Citrix
4 122 (11.50%) Cisco
5 40 (3.77%) Oracle
5 40 (3.77%) Symantec
6 39 (3.68%) HP
7 26 (2.45%) McAfee
7 26 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
7 26 (2.45%) Veeam
8 25 (2.36%) Remedy
9 19 (1.79%) Brocade
9 19 (1.79%) Google
9 19 (1.79%) Ivanti
9 19 (1.79%) NetApp
10 18 (1.70%) Altiris
10 18 (1.70%) EMC
11 17 (1.60%) Apple
12 16 (1.51%) CommVault
12 16 (1.51%) Dell