The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Skipton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Windows 17 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Skipton 18.28% 18.00% 10.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 90.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 5
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
Windows
North 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 Skipton region.

Operating Systems Category
Skipton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
17 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Skipton 18.28% 20.00% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 5
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Skipton

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

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Skipton

Windows
Salary Trend in Skipton

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

Windows Salary Trend in Skipton

Windows
Salary Histogram in Skipton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Skipton region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Skipton

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Skipton

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Skipton 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 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (62.50%) VMware
3 14 (58.33%) SCCM
3 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (58.33%) Cisco
4 13 (54.17%) ITIL
5 12 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (45.83%) SAN
6 11 (45.83%) SCOM
6 11 (45.83%) Finance
7 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
7 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (33.33%) VMware ESX
8 8 (33.33%) SLA
9 7 (29.17%) F5
9 7 (29.17%) SolarWinds
10 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 6 (25.00%) Change Management
10 6 (25.00%) Sophos
10 6 (25.00%) IIS
10 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
10 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
10 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
11 5 (20.83%) HP
11 5 (20.83%) Dell
11 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity
11 5 (20.83%) vSphere
12 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Skipton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Skipton 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 6 (25.00%) IIS
1 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.17%) Lync
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) VoIP
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 6 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
3 4 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support
5 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Server Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Network Support Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) IVR
2 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) ITIL
2 12 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (25.00%) Change Management
4 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) BCP
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.17%) Scrum
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCP
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 5 (20.83%) vSphere
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
5 1 (4.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) SCCM
2 11 (45.83%) SCOM
3 2 (8.33%) SCDPM
4 1 (4.17%) MOM
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) VMware
2 14 (58.33%) Cisco
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) SolarWinds
3 7 (29.17%) F5
4 6 (25.00%) Sophos
5 5 (20.83%) HP
5 5 (20.83%) Dell
6 4 (16.67%) IBM
6 4 (16.67%) Cognos
6 4 (16.67%) CODA
6 4 (16.67%) Epicor
7 3 (12.50%) Unisys
7 3 (12.50%) EMC
8 1 (4.17%) Nortel
8 1 (4.17%) Citrix
8 1 (4.17%) Avaya
8 1 (4.17%) Nokia