Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 11 12
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1233 1685 2002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.97% 15.02% 14.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.43% 69.86% 62.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1073 1452 1752
Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% - -
10th Percentile £19,250 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2147 2412 3228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.59% 21.50% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1789 2034 2696
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £59,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 October 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 20 October 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 -1 909 £35,000 -4.11% 58
North Yorkshire -2 134 £32,500 - 7
South Yorkshire -16 87 £32,500 +16.07% 13
East Yorkshire +2 70 £23,000 -8.00% 7
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 648 (52.55%) Microsoft
2 613 (49.72%) Active Directory
3 591 (47.93%) Windows Server
4 453 (36.74%) VMware
5 366 (29.68%) ITIL
6 342 (27.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 339 (27.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 308 (24.98%) VMware Infrastructure
9 271 (21.98%) SQL Server
10 267 (21.65%) SQL
11 259 (21.01%) MS Exchange
12 240 (19.46%) Linux
13 212 (17.19%) Cisco
13 212 (17.19%) Windows 7
14 206 (16.71%) Office 365
15 205 (16.63%) Microsoft Office
16 194 (15.73%) Firewall
17 183 (14.84%) DNS
18 171 (13.87%) Microsoft Certification
19 169 (13.71%) SAN
20 162 (13.14%) Citrix
21 159 (12.90%) SCCM
22 138 (11.19%) DHCP
23 132 (10.71%) PowerShell
23 132 (10.71%) Hyper-V
24 127 (10.30%) Finance
24 127 (10.30%) Microsoft Azure
25 120 (9.73%) TCP/IP
26 119 (9.65%) WAN
27 118 (9.57%) VPN

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
1 259 (21.01%) MS Exchange
2 89 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 75 (6.08%) IIS
4 59 (4.79%) SharePoint
5 50 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (1.95%) Tomcat
8 21 (1.70%) Apache
9 18 (1.46%) Skype for Business
10 15 (1.22%) IBM Notes
11 13 (1.05%) IBM Domino
12 12 (0.97%) CMS
13 11 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
14 10 (0.81%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.81%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.81%) WordPress
15 9 (0.73%) Jetty
15 9 (0.73%) SAS
16 8 (0.65%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 205 (16.63%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.081%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.081%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.081%) Magento
3 1 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.081%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.081%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 206 (16.71%) Office 365
2 127 (10.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.05%) IaaS
4 13 (1.05%) SaaS
5 8 (0.65%) PaaS
6 7 (0.57%) OneDrive
7 5 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.24%) G Suite
9 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.081%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.081%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.081%) Cloudflare
10 1 (0.081%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.081%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.081%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 194 (15.73%) Firewall
2 183 (14.84%) DNS
3 169 (13.71%) SAN
4 138 (11.19%) DHCP
5 120 (9.73%) TCP/IP
6 119 (9.65%) WAN
7 118 (9.57%) VPN
8 111 (9.00%) LAN
9 86 (6.97%) VoIP
10 59 (4.79%) Internet
11 47 (3.81%) VLAN
12 42 (3.41%) Wireless
13 37 (3.00%) MPLS
14 31 (2.51%) Network Security
15 25 (2.03%) Remote Desktop
15 25 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
16 19 (1.54%) Skype
17 16 (1.30%) NAS
18 15 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
18 15 (1.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (21.98%) SQL Server
2 51 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 38 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 35 (2.84%) MySQL
6 31 (2.51%) Azure SQL Database
7 26 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
9 16 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (1.05%) Relational Database
10 13 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
11 11 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
12 10 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
13 8 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (4.38%) Git (software)
2 50 (4.06%) Visual Studio
3 40 (3.24%) JIRA
4 38 (3.08%) Subversion
5 35 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 31 (2.51%) Eclipse
7 26 (2.11%) Jenkins
8 25 (2.03%) Android Studio
9 21 (1.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 16 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
10 16 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
11 15 (1.22%) TeamCity
12 11 (0.89%) Selenium
13 8 (0.65%) NUnit
14 7 (0.57%) GCC
14 7 (0.57%) JBehave
14 7 (0.57%) JUnit
14 7 (0.57%) Ranorex
14 7 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (0.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 127 (10.30%) Finance
2 51 (4.14%) Telecoms
3 38 (3.08%) Retail
4 35 (2.84%) Manufacturing
5 33 (2.68%) Legal
6 30 (2.43%) Marketing
7 28 (2.27%) Law
8 8 (0.65%) Games
8 8 (0.65%) Publishing
9 7 (0.57%) Back Office
9 7 (0.57%) Billing
10 6 (0.49%) Military
11 5 (0.41%) Advertising
12 4 (0.32%) Automotive
13 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.16%) Local Government
14 1 (0.081%) Banking
14 1 (0.081%) Electronics
14 1 (0.081%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.081%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 206 (16.71%) Analyst
2 189 (15.33%) Support Engineer
3 163 (13.22%) IT Support
4 157 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 128 (10.38%) Support Analyst
6 122 (9.89%) 2nd Line Support
7 111 (9.00%) IT Engineer
8 105 (8.52%) Windows Engineer
9 91 (7.38%) Developer
10 79 (6.41%) IT Analyst
11 78 (6.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 76 (6.16%) IT Support Engineer
13 68 (5.52%) Service Analyst
14 66 (5.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 65 (5.27%) Administrator
16 64 (5.19%) Service Desk Analyst
17 59 (4.79%) IT Support Analyst
18 57 (4.62%) Desktop Support
19 54 (4.38%) Systems Engineer
20 52 (4.22%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (8.19%) .NET
2 67 (5.43%) HTML
3 50 (4.06%) Web Services
4 43 (3.49%) ASP.NET
5 27 (2.19%) CSS
6 23 (1.87%) XML
7 22 (1.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (1.54%) jQuery
8 19 (1.54%) SOAP
9 18 (1.46%) AngularJS
10 17 (1.38%) WPF
11 16 (1.30%) LAPP Stack
12 15 (1.22%) LAMP
12 15 (1.22%) WCF
12 15 (1.22%) WinForms
13 14 (1.14%) Middleware
14 13 (1.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (0.97%) .NET Framework
15 12 (0.97%) Razor View Engine
16 11 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 77 (6.24%) Data Centre
2 74 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (3.49%) Replication
4 39 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 33 (2.68%) Clustering
6 28 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 21 (1.70%) Driving Licence
8 20 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.54%) NHS
10 18 (1.46%) iPad
10 18 (1.46%) Smartphone
11 17 (1.38%) N-Tier
12 14 (1.14%) User Experience
13 13 (1.05%) Public Cloud
14 12 (0.97%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.89%) Fat Client
15 11 (0.89%) Thin Client
16 10 (0.81%) iPhone
16 10 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
17 9 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 591 (47.93%) Windows Server
2 342 (27.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 339 (27.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 240 (19.46%) Linux
5 212 (17.19%) Windows 7
6 112 (9.08%) Windows 10
7 97 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 74 (6.00%) Unix
9 71 (5.76%) Windows 8
10 68 (5.52%) Android
11 65 (5.27%) Windows XP
12 37 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 25 (2.03%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 24 (1.95%) Apple iOS
15 22 (1.78%) Mac OS X
16 13 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
16 13 (1.05%) Solaris
17 12 (0.97%) Mac OS
18 10 (0.81%) Ubuntu
18 10 (0.81%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (29.68%) ITIL
2 97 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (6.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 79 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 76 (6.16%) Project Management
6 75 (6.08%) Load Balancing
7 67 (5.43%) Service Management
8 63 (5.11%) Change Management
8 63 (5.11%) Service Delivery
9 60 (4.87%) Software Engineering
10 56 (4.54%) SDLC
11 51 (4.14%) Incident Management
11 51 (4.14%) Problem Management
12 50 (4.06%) DevOps
13 46 (3.73%) High Availability
14 43 (3.49%) Mentoring
15 42 (3.41%) MVC
16 40 (3.24%) Time Management
17 39 (3.16%) Release Management
18 37 (3.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 267 (21.65%) SQL
2 132 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 93 (7.54%) C#
4 83 (6.73%) JavaScript
5 72 (5.84%) Java
6 65 (5.27%) Python
7 45 (3.65%) C++
8 39 (3.16%) T-SQL
9 33 (2.68%) Bash Shell
10 29 (2.35%) Perl
11 28 (2.27%) C
12 19 (1.54%) Ruby
13 18 (1.46%) PHP
13 18 (1.46%) VB
14 13 (1.05%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.89%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.57%) VB6
16 7 (0.57%) VBA
16 7 (0.57%) VC++
17 6 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 171 (13.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 105 (8.52%) MCSE
3 85 (6.89%) MCSA
4 82 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
5 75 (6.08%) Degree
6 70 (5.68%) CCNA
7 63 (5.11%) ITIL Certification
8 48 (3.89%) MCP
9 34 (2.76%) MCITP
10 27 (2.19%) CCNP
11 20 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (1.54%) CCDA
12 19 (1.54%) CCIE
13 18 (1.46%) CISSP
13 18 (1.46%) Security Cleared
14 16 (1.30%) CISM
14 16 (1.30%) MCDST
14 16 (1.30%) SC Cleared
15 15 (1.22%) CISA
16 14 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.84%) SLA
2 19 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 17 (1.38%) QA
4 15 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.57%) GDPR
5 7 (0.57%) PMO
6 5 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.16%) DICOM
8 2 (0.16%) HL7
8 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.081%) HIPAA
System Software
1 613 (49.72%) Active Directory
2 308 (24.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 132 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 104 (8.43%) VMware ESXi
5 65 (5.27%) vSphere
6 55 (4.46%) XenApp
7 44 (3.57%) XenDesktop
8 30 (2.43%) Virtual Servers
9 23 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
10 17 (1.38%) Docker
10 17 (1.38%) Terminal Services
11 13 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 11 (0.89%) XenServer
13 10 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
14 9 (0.73%) OpenSIPS
14 9 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (0.65%) Terminal Server
16 7 (0.57%) KVM
17 6 (0.49%) DFS Replication
17 6 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 159 (12.90%) SCCM
2 73 (5.92%) SCOM
3 50 (4.06%) WSUS
4 32 (2.60%) vCenter Server
5 27 (2.19%) Puppet
6 23 (1.87%) Backup Exec
6 23 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (1.87%) SCDPM
7 21 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 16 (1.30%) DameWare
9 14 (1.14%) Perfmon
10 12 (0.97%) Nagios
11 11 (0.89%) Ansible
12 9 (0.73%) ZABBIX
13 8 (0.65%) AirWatch
13 8 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
13 8 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 7 (0.57%) HAProxy
14 7 (0.57%) LiteSpeed
14 7 (0.57%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 648 (52.55%) Microsoft
2 453 (36.74%) VMware
3 212 (17.19%) Cisco
4 162 (13.14%) Citrix
5 117 (9.49%) HP
6 78 (6.33%) NetApp
7 72 (5.84%) Avaya
7 72 (5.84%) Oracle
8 46 (3.73%) Veeam
9 44 (3.57%) Red Hat
10 36 (2.92%) Symantec
11 31 (2.51%) Hitachi
12 30 (2.43%) Dell
13 28 (2.27%) EMC
14 24 (1.95%) F5
15 23 (1.87%) Apple
15 23 (1.87%) CheckPoint
16 22 (1.78%) CommVault
16 22 (1.78%) Remedy
17 20 (1.62%) SolarWinds