The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 1 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Windows 39 31 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 21.91% 29.81% 11.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 81.25% 81.58% 49.02%
Number of salaries quoted 37 31 14
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £31,900
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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 Wakefield region.

Operating Systems Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
48 38 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 26.97% 36.54% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 46 38 34
Median salary £40,000 £22,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £18,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of job ads across the Wakefield region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Windows
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Windows Salary Trend in Wakefield

Windows
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Windows across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Windows.

1 60 (65.93%) Active Directory
2 53 (58.24%) Microsoft
3 42 (46.15%) MS Exchange
3 42 (46.15%) ITIL
4 41 (45.05%) VMware
5 34 (37.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (37.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (35.16%) Root Cause Analysis
7 31 (34.07%) HP
8 30 (32.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (31.87%) DNS
10 28 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (30.77%) SCCM
11 27 (29.67%) DHCP
12 25 (27.47%) SCOM
12 25 (27.47%) Windows Server
13 24 (26.37%) MCSE
14 23 (25.27%) MS Excel
14 23 (25.27%) Citrix
14 23 (25.27%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (23.08%) Change Control
16 20 (21.98%) Mentoring
16 20 (21.98%) Data Centre
17 19 (20.88%) Finance
18 18 (19.78%) High Availability
19 17 (18.68%) SAN
20 16 (17.58%) Publishing
20 16 (17.58%) ITIL Certification
20 16 (17.58%) SharePoint
20 16 (17.58%) XenApp

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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 42 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 34 (37.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (17.58%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.69%) IBM Notes
5 6 (6.59%) IIS
6 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.10%) Apache
8 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (25.27%) MS Excel
2 15 (16.48%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (31.87%) DNS
2 27 (29.67%) DHCP
3 17 (18.68%) SAN
4 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (5.49%) Wireless
7 4 (4.40%) VPN
8 3 (3.30%) SSL
8 3 (3.30%) WAN
9 2 (2.20%) ADSL
9 2 (2.20%) Broadband
9 2 (2.20%) Firewall
9 2 (2.20%) HTTP
9 2 (2.20%) LAN
9 2 (2.20%) VoIP
10 1 (1.10%) Internet
10 1 (1.10%) Intranet
10 1 (1.10%) NAS
10 1 (1.10%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.20%) MySQL
4 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 19 (20.88%) Finance
2 16 (17.58%) Publishing
3 4 (4.40%) Legal
4 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (24.18%) Analyst
2 16 (17.58%) Service Analyst
2 16 (17.58%) Service Desk Analyst
2 16 (17.58%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (12.09%) Operations Engineer
4 11 (12.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 10 (10.99%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 10 (10.99%) Support Analyst
6 9 (9.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (9.89%) Infrastructure Support
6 9 (9.89%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Exchange Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Exchange Support
8 7 (7.69%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (7.69%) Consultant
8 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.69%) Systems Support
9 6 (6.59%) Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.89%) .NET
2 5 (5.49%) CSS
2 5 (5.49%) HTML
3 4 (4.40%) HTML5
4 3 (3.30%) XML
5 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.20%) Entity Framework
5 2 (2.20%) jQuery
5 2 (2.20%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (2.20%) WCF
5 2 (2.20%) Web Services
6 1 (1.10%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (1.10%) JSON
6 1 (1.10%) LAMP
6 1 (1.10%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.98%) Data Centre
2 15 (16.48%) Clustering
3 13 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.30%) Biometrics
5 2 (2.20%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.10%) BYOD
6 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.10%) iPad
6 1 (1.10%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (37.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 30 (32.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (27.47%) Windows Server
4 12 (13.19%) Windows XP
5 7 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 5 (5.49%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.40%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.30%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (2.20%) Linux
9 2 (2.20%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.10%) CentOS
10 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (46.15%) ITIL
2 32 (35.16%) Root Cause Analysis
3 21 (23.08%) Change Control
4 20 (21.98%) Mentoring
5 18 (19.78%) High Availability
6 8 (8.79%) Supplier Management
7 6 (6.59%) Change Management
7 6 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.59%) Release Management
8 5 (5.49%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.49%) Migration
8 5 (5.49%) Service Management
8 5 (5.49%) Software Testing
9 4 (4.40%) CAFM
9 4 (4.40%) CRM
9 4 (4.40%) EAM
9 4 (4.40%) PRINCE
9 4 (4.40%) Process Management
9 4 (4.40%) SDLC
9 4 (4.40%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.99%) SQL
2 5 (5.49%) C#
2 5 (5.49%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.40%) Java
3 4 (4.40%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.20%) PHP
5 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.10%) C
6 1 (1.10%) Perl
6 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (26.37%) MCSE
3 16 (17.58%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (15.38%) MCP
5 9 (9.89%) MCSA
6 6 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.40%) CCIE
7 4 (4.40%) CCNA
7 4 (4.40%) MCITP
8 3 (3.30%) MCDST
9 2 (2.20%) CCA
9 2 (2.20%) CCNP
9 2 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.20%) Degree
10 1 (1.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (4.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (4.40%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (65.93%) Active Directory
2 23 (25.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.58%) XenApp
4 11 (12.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 6 (6.59%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.40%) VMware Server
7 4 (4.40%) XenServer
8 2 (2.20%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.20%) vSphere
9 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.10%) Xen
9 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (30.77%) SCCM
2 25 (27.47%) SCOM
3 14 (15.38%) NetBackup
4 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 53 (58.24%) Microsoft
2 41 (45.05%) VMware
3 31 (34.07%) HP
4 23 (25.27%) Citrix
5 14 (15.38%) NetApp
6 12 (13.19%) Hitachi
7 9 (9.89%) Cisco
8 8 (8.79%) Dell
9 7 (7.69%) Lotus
10 4 (4.40%) Mitel
10 4 (4.40%) Symantec
11 3 (3.30%) EMC
11 3 (3.30%) LANDesk
12 2 (2.20%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.20%) WatchGuard
13 1 (1.10%) Draytek
13 1 (1.10%) Meraki
13 1 (1.10%) Planview
13 1 (1.10%) Veeam
13 1 (1.10%) Zend
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