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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Pontefract 100.00% 70.00% 100.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 6
Average salary £28,000 £38,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £38,000 £28,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
6 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Pontefract 100.00% 70.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 6
Average salary £28,000 £38,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +58.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) Junos
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Server
3 4 (66.67%) Android
3 4 (66.67%) SLA
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 4 (66.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) MCP

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Pontefract by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (66.67%) Junos
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCP
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Server
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Zoho
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas
4 1 (16.67%) Lotus
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec