The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Pontefract region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 2 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Windows 3 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Pontefract 100.00% 75.00% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £26,500 £19,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.89% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Windows
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Pontefract region.

Operating Systems Category
Pontefract
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
3 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Pontefract 100.00% 75.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £26,500 £16,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.60% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Pontefract

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Pontefract region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Pontefract

Windows
Salary Trend in Pontefract

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Pontefract region.

Windows Salary Trend in Pontefract

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Pontefract

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Pontefract region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows.

1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) Blackberry
5 4 (44.44%) SLA
5 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
5 4 (44.44%) LAN
5 4 (44.44%) WAN
5 4 (44.44%) Android
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Server
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (44.44%) Change Management
5 4 (44.44%) Service Management
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
5 4 (44.44%) Junos
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) vSphere
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (22.22%) SAN
7 2 (22.22%) VoIP
7 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (22.22%) SQL

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Pontefract by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Pontefract region citing Windows also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Windows. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Sentinel
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (44.44%) Junos
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Support
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Blackberry
2 2 (22.22%) CCTV
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 4 (44.44%) Android
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Server
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Zoho
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas
4 1 (11.11%) Lotus
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec