The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 10 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 25 30 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 12.02% 26.55% 38.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.02% 75.00% 81.48%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 38
Average salary £22,500 £35,000 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +28.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
51 40 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 24.52% 35.40% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 34 38 47
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £40,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Windows across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 August 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 33 (71.74%) Microsoft
2 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
3 23 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 21 (45.65%) MS Excel
5 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (30.43%) VMware
7 14 (30.43%) DNS
7 14 (30.43%) Citrix
8 12 (26.09%) Windows XP
8 12 (26.09%) SCCM
9 11 (23.91%) SharePoint
9 11 (23.91%) SQL
9 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
9 11 (23.91%) MS Office
9 11 (23.91%) Change Control
10 9 (19.57%) .NET
10 9 (19.57%) DHCP
10 9 (19.57%) Degree
11 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
11 8 (17.39%) Lync
12 7 (15.22%) IIS
12 7 (15.22%) VB.NET
12 7 (15.22%) ITIL
13 6 (13.04%) Cisco
13 6 (13.04%) Oracle
13 6 (13.04%) Windows 2000
13 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
13 6 (13.04%) Publishing
13 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 23 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (23.91%) SharePoint
3 8 (17.39%) Lync
4 7 (15.22%) IIS
5 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.17%) Apache
7 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (45.65%) MS Excel
2 11 (23.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) DNS
2 9 (19.57%) DHCP
3 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.70%) WAN
5 2 (4.35%) LAN
5 2 (4.35%) VPN
5 2 (4.35%) SAN
5 2 (4.35%) Internet
6 1 (2.17%) Firewall
6 1 (2.17%) Wireless
6 1 (2.17%) IPsec
6 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.17%) SSH
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.17%) NAS
6 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (13.04%) Publishing
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (15.22%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Service Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) IT Support
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Field Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Services Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.57%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.52%) WinForms
2 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.35%) WPF
3 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (2.17%) Ajax
4 1 (2.17%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) PDA
2 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.17%) Celerra
3 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (26.09%) Windows XP
4 6 (13.04%) Windows 2000
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.17%) Android
7 1 (2.17%) Debian
7 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.17%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.17%) Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Change Control
2 7 (15.22%) ITIL
3 3 (6.52%) Time Management
4 2 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.17%) Migration
5 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.17%) UML
5 1 (2.17%) OO
5 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.17%) OOD
5 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 7 (15.22%) VB.NET
3 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.52%) C#
5 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.17%) VB
6 1 (2.17%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) C
6 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.35%) XenApp
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (2.17%) Postfix
4 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) SCCM
2 3 (6.52%) Sysprep
3 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (71.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (30.43%) VMware
2 14 (30.43%) Citrix
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco
4 5 (10.87%) AppSense
5 3 (6.52%) Altiris
5 3 (6.52%) Symantec
5 3 (6.52%) Acronis
6 2 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) EMC
7 1 (2.17%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.17%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.17%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.17%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.17%) Avaya
7 1 (2.17%) Sage
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wakefield
Hudson - London
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum + Company Car + Profit Share + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago