Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Windows
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 14 12
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 1,125 1,374 1,731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.68% 12.92% 14.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.21% 60.05% 63.34%
Number of salaries quoted 985 1,208 1,494
Yorkshire median annual salary £36,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.31% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,750 £20,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

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 1,900 2,288 2,733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.73% 21.52% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,633 1,917 2,262
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 July 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 20 July 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 0 758 £37,500 +7.14% 121
North Yorkshire +9 175 £37,250 +29.57% 37
South Yorkshire +8 155 £30,000 -7.69% 28
East Yorkshire -10 24 £36,176 +39.14% 16
Windows
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 575 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 572 (50.84%) Active Directory
3 475 (42.22%) Windows Server
4 358 (31.82%) VMware
5 267 (23.73%) SQL
6 265 (23.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 259 (23.02%) ITIL
8 257 (22.84%) Office 365
9 240 (21.33%) Microsoft Office
10 222 (19.73%) Linux
11 218 (19.38%) Windows 7
12 216 (19.20%) VMware Infrastructure
13 205 (18.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 196 (17.42%) Windows Server 2008
15 195 (17.33%) SQL Server
16 191 (16.98%) Finance
17 184 (16.36%) MS Exchange
18 177 (15.73%) DNS
19 158 (14.04%) Windows 10
20 154 (13.69%) SCCM
20 154 (13.69%) Problem-Solving
21 151 (13.42%) PowerShell
22 148 (13.16%) SAN
23 145 (12.89%) Citrix
24 144 (12.80%) Firewall
25 141 (12.53%) Cisco
26 137 (12.18%) DHCP
27 128 (11.38%) .NET
28 123 (10.93%) TCP/IP
28 123 (10.93%) 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
1 184 (16.36%) MS Exchange
2 86 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 86 (7.64%) IIS
3 67 (5.96%) SharePoint
4 61 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 41 (3.64%) Skype for Business
6 34 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (1.87%) Confluence
8 19 (1.69%) Apache
9 13 (1.16%) Tomcat
10 11 (0.98%) SAS
11 10 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (0.71%) IBM Notes
13 7 (0.62%) CMS
14 6 (0.53%) CloudStack
14 6 (0.53%) IBM Domino
14 6 (0.53%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.44%) WordPress
16 4 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 240 (21.33%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.18%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.18%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.089%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.089%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.089%) Snagit
6 1 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.89%) assyst
2 5 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.44%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 4 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.27%) Carpe Diem
4 3 (0.27%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.18%) Relativity
6 1 (0.089%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.089%) Lawson
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.089%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.089%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.089%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 265 (23.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 257 (22.84%) Office 365
3 123 (10.93%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (3.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 22 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (1.60%) SaaS
8 17 (1.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 17 (1.51%) Amazon S3
9 15 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (1.24%) IaaS
11 13 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
11 13 (1.16%) OneDrive
12 11 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
13 10 (0.89%) Serverless
14 8 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (0.71%) Mimecast
14 8 (0.71%) PaaS
15 6 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 177 (15.73%) DNS
2 148 (13.16%) SAN
3 144 (12.80%) Firewall
4 137 (12.18%) DHCP
5 123 (10.93%) TCP/IP
6 107 (9.51%) LAN
7 101 (8.98%) WAN
8 71 (6.31%) VPN
9 42 (3.73%) Internet
10 41 (3.64%) Wireless
11 34 (3.02%) VoIP
12 30 (2.67%) Remote Desktop
12 30 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
13 29 (2.58%) Network Security
14 25 (2.22%) SMTP
15 23 (2.04%) HTTP
16 22 (1.96%) NAS
17 20 (1.78%) Skype
18 19 (1.69%) FTP
19 16 (1.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 34 (3.02%) Oracle Database
3 33 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 32 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (2.67%) Amazon RDS
6 29 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (2.40%) MySQL
8 22 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
10 15 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.07%) NoSQL
11 12 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
13 7 (0.62%) Relational Database
14 6 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
16 4 (0.36%) Power BI
16 4 (0.36%) RavenDB
16 4 (0.36%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 61 (5.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 43 (3.82%) JIRA
3 33 (2.93%) Git (software)
4 24 (2.13%) Jenkins
5 22 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
5 22 (1.96%) TeamCity
6 19 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 19 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
7 18 (1.60%) Visual Studio
8 16 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (1.42%) MSBuild
9 14 (1.24%) Selenium
10 8 (0.71%) MSTest
11 6 (0.53%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.53%) Subversion
12 5 (0.44%) JMeter
12 5 (0.44%) NUnit
12 5 (0.44%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.36%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.36%) SonarQube
General
1 191 (16.98%) Finance
2 78 (6.93%) Marketing
3 73 (6.49%) Retail
4 39 (3.47%) Telecoms
5 34 (3.02%) Legal
6 25 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 22 (1.96%) Law
8 20 (1.78%) Back Office
9 12 (1.07%) Billing
10 7 (0.62%) Electronics
11 5 (0.44%) Music Industry
11 5 (0.44%) Publishing
12 3 (0.27%) Automotive
12 3 (0.27%) Military
13 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.18%) Banking
13 2 (0.18%) French Language
13 2 (0.18%) Games
13 2 (0.18%) German Language
13 2 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 186 (16.53%) Analyst
2 172 (15.29%) Support Engineer
3 139 (12.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 97 (8.62%) IT Support
4 97 (8.62%) Support Analyst
5 83 (7.38%) Developer
6 77 (6.84%) Service Analyst
7 66 (5.87%) 2nd Line Support
8 63 (5.60%) DevOps Engineer
9 61 (5.42%) Service Desk Analyst
10 59 (5.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 50 (4.44%) IT Engineer
12 48 (4.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 48 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support
12 48 (4.27%) Infrastructure Support
12 48 (4.27%) Windows Engineer
13 47 (4.18%) Applications Support
14 43 (3.82%) Team Leader
15 42 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 42 (3.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (11.38%) .NET
2 41 (3.64%) HTML
3 35 (3.11%) Web Services
3 35 (3.11%) XML
4 29 (2.58%) CSS
5 23 (2.04%) WPF
6 22 (1.96%) SOAP
7 21 (1.87%) ASP.NET
8 18 (1.60%) Middleware
8 18 (1.60%) REST
8 18 (1.60%) WinForms
9 16 (1.42%) AngularJS
10 15 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (0.98%) LAMP
12 10 (0.89%) jQuery
13 9 (0.80%) XSD
14 8 (0.71%) HTML5
15 7 (0.62%) CakePHP
15 7 (0.62%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 76 (6.76%) Data Centre
2 74 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (5.87%) Self-Motivation
4 43 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 34 (3.02%) Replication
6 31 (2.76%) Driving Licence
7 29 (2.58%) User Experience
8 22 (1.96%) Clustering
9 19 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
9 19 (1.69%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.51%) NHS
10 17 (1.51%) Public Cloud
11 14 (1.24%) Blackberry
11 14 (1.24%) Computer Science
11 14 (1.24%) Private Cloud
12 12 (1.07%) EPoS
12 12 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
13 11 (0.98%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.98%) iPhone
13 11 (0.98%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 475 (42.22%) Windows Server
2 222 (19.73%) Linux
3 218 (19.38%) Windows 7
4 205 (18.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 196 (17.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 158 (14.04%) Windows 10
7 56 (4.98%) Windows 8
8 55 (4.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (3.02%) Android
10 31 (2.76%) Apple iOS
11 28 (2.49%) Unix
12 24 (2.13%) Windows XP
13 18 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (0.98%) AIX
15 10 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
16 8 (0.71%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (0.62%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.62%) Windows 2000
18 6 (0.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (23.02%) ITIL
2 154 (13.69%) Problem-Solving
3 117 (10.40%) DevOps
4 111 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (5.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 64 (5.69%) Mentoring
7 57 (5.07%) Configuration Management
7 57 (5.07%) Service Delivery
8 56 (4.98%) Coaching
9 55 (4.89%) Project Management
10 52 (4.62%) Migration
11 49 (4.36%) MVC
11 49 (4.36%) Patch Management
12 47 (4.18%) Change Management
13 44 (3.91%) Information Security
13 44 (3.91%) Service Management
14 40 (3.56%) Problem Management
15 38 (3.38%) Change Control
16 37 (3.29%) Root Cause Analysis
17 35 (3.11%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 267 (23.73%) SQL
2 151 (13.42%) PowerShell
3 80 (7.11%) C#
4 59 (5.24%) JavaScript
5 58 (5.16%) T-SQL
6 40 (3.56%) Java
7 28 (2.49%) VB
8 25 (2.22%) Python
8 25 (2.22%) VB.NET
9 23 (2.04%) PHP
10 21 (1.87%) C
10 21 (1.87%) Ruby
11 17 (1.51%) C++
12 15 (1.33%) Bash Shell
13 14 (1.24%) PL/SQL
14 11 (0.98%) Perl
15 7 (0.62%) PHP 5
15 7 (0.62%) PHP 7
16 6 (0.53%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 5 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 111 (9.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 80 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (5.16%) Degree
4 57 (5.07%) MCSE
5 41 (3.64%) CCNA
6 36 (3.20%) MCSA
7 33 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
8 25 (2.22%) CCNP
9 20 (1.78%) Security Cleared
10 17 (1.51%) SC Cleared
11 14 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (1.16%) CCIE
12 13 (1.16%) CISSP
12 13 (1.16%) MCP
13 12 (1.07%) CISM
13 12 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (0.89%) MCITP
15 8 (0.71%) A+ Certification
15 8 (0.71%) CCDA
16 7 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (8.18%) SLA
2 27 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 26 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.33%) QA
5 8 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 7 (0.62%) GDPR
7 4 (0.36%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.27%) PMO
9 1 (0.089%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.089%) GLP
9 1 (0.089%) GMP
9 1 (0.089%) HL7
9 1 (0.089%) IASME
9 1 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 572 (50.84%) Active Directory
2 216 (19.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (7.11%) Hyper-V
4 71 (6.31%) VMware ESXi
5 62 (5.51%) XenApp
6 58 (5.16%) vSphere
7 41 (3.64%) XenDesktop
8 38 (3.38%) Virtual Machines
9 23 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
10 17 (1.51%) Virtual Servers
11 16 (1.42%) Firmware
12 15 (1.33%) XenServer
13 13 (1.16%) Docker
14 12 (1.07%) Terminal Services
15 9 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
16 6 (0.53%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.36%) Xen
18 3 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 2 (0.18%) iptables
Systems Management
1 154 (13.69%) SCCM
2 51 (4.53%) SCOM
3 48 (4.27%) vCenter Server
4 39 (3.47%) WSUS
5 31 (2.76%) Ansible
6 26 (2.31%) Puppet
7 21 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (1.69%) Backup Exec
8 19 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
9 18 (1.60%) NetBackup
9 18 (1.60%) Terraform
10 16 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
10 16 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
11 12 (1.07%) Nagios
11 12 (1.07%) SCDPM
12 11 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
13 10 (0.89%) XenMobile
14 9 (0.80%) AirWatch
14 9 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 575 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 358 (31.82%) VMware
3 145 (12.89%) Citrix
4 141 (12.53%) Cisco
5 51 (4.53%) HP
6 49 (4.36%) Oracle
7 42 (3.73%) Symantec
8 38 (3.38%) Veeam
9 34 (3.02%) NetApp
10 28 (2.49%) Google
10 28 (2.49%) Remedy
11 27 (2.40%) Avaya
12 20 (1.78%) Verint
13 19 (1.69%) Apple
13 19 (1.69%) EMC
13 19 (1.69%) Genesys
13 19 (1.69%) Red Hat
14 16 (1.42%) McAfee
15 15 (1.33%) Hitachi
16 14 (1.24%) Dell