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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 1 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Windows 45 36 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 25.00% 31.86% 13.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.95% 78.26% 61.90%
Number of salaries quoted 41 36 19
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 £19,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,250 £32,400
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
57 46 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 31.67% 40.71% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 53 46 33
Median salary £35,750 £22,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+58.88% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £19,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,050 £37,600
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%

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 27 July 2016.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 61 (68.54%) Active Directory
2 53 (59.55%) Microsoft
3 41 (46.07%) VMware
4 40 (44.94%) ITIL
5 39 (43.82%) MS Exchange
6 32 (35.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (34.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 31 (34.83%) Root Cause Analysis
8 30 (33.71%) HP
8 30 (33.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 29 (32.58%) DNS
10 28 (31.46%) Windows Server
11 27 (30.34%) DHCP
11 27 (30.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (29.21%) SCCM
13 23 (25.84%) SCOM
14 22 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
14 22 (24.72%) MCSE
15 21 (23.60%) MS Excel
15 21 (23.60%) Citrix
16 18 (20.22%) MS Office
16 18 (20.22%) Change Control
16 18 (20.22%) Mentoring
17 17 (19.10%) MCP
18 16 (17.98%) Finance
18 16 (17.98%) SAN
18 16 (17.98%) Data Centre
18 16 (17.98%) High Availability
19 15 (16.85%) Publishing
19 15 (16.85%) ITIL Certification

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 39 (43.82%) MS Exchange
2 31 (34.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (15.73%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.87%) IBM Notes
5 6 (6.74%) IIS
6 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.12%) Apache
8 1 (1.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (23.60%) MS Excel
2 18 (20.22%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.58%) DNS
2 27 (30.34%) DHCP
3 16 (17.98%) SAN
4 12 (13.48%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.87%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (5.62%) LAN
6 5 (5.62%) WAN
7 4 (4.49%) Internet
7 4 (4.49%) Intranet
7 4 (4.49%) Wireless
8 3 (3.37%) Broadband
8 3 (3.37%) VoIP
8 3 (3.37%) VPN
9 2 (2.25%) ADSL
9 2 (2.25%) Firewall
9 2 (2.25%) HTTP
9 2 (2.25%) SSL
9 2 (2.25%) VLAN
10 1 (1.12%) NAS
10 1 (1.12%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.25%) MySQL
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 16 (17.98%) Finance
2 15 (16.85%) Publishing
3 4 (4.49%) Legal
4 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (29.21%) Analyst
2 18 (20.22%) Service Analyst
2 18 (20.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 16 (17.98%) Systems Engineer
4 14 (15.73%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (13.48%) Support Analyst
6 11 (12.36%) Operations Engineer
6 11 (12.36%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 10 (11.24%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 8 (8.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (8.99%) Exchange Engineer
9 7 (7.87%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Support
9 7 (7.87%) Support Engineer
10 6 (6.74%) Consultant
10 6 (6.74%) Developer
10 6 (6.74%) Exchange Support
10 6 (6.74%) Service Desk Support
10 6 (6.74%) Support Consultant
11 5 (5.62%) Service Desk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) .NET
2 5 (5.62%) CSS
2 5 (5.62%) HTML
3 4 (4.49%) HTML5
3 4 (4.49%) Web Services
4 3 (3.37%) XML
5 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.25%) Entity Framework
5 2 (2.25%) jQuery
5 2 (2.25%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (2.25%) WCF
6 1 (1.12%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (1.12%) JSON
6 1 (1.12%) LAMP
6 1 (1.12%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.48%) Clustering
3 11 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.37%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.25%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.12%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.12%) BYOD
6 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.12%) iPad
6 1 (1.12%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.96%) Windows Server 2012
2 28 (31.46%) Windows Server
3 27 (30.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (14.61%) Windows XP
5 7 (7.87%) Windows 10
5 7 (7.87%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.74%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.37%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (2.25%) Linux
9 2 (2.25%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.12%) Android
10 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.12%) CentOS
10 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (44.94%) ITIL
2 31 (34.83%) Root Cause Analysis
3 18 (20.22%) Change Control
3 18 (20.22%) Mentoring
4 16 (17.98%) High Availability
5 7 (7.87%) Supplier Management
6 6 (6.74%) Service Management
7 5 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.49%) CAFM
8 4 (4.49%) Change Management
8 4 (4.49%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.49%) EAM
8 4 (4.49%) PRINCE
8 4 (4.49%) Release Management
8 4 (4.49%) Software Testing
9 3 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.37%) Migration
9 3 (3.37%) OO
9 3 (3.37%) Process Management
9 3 (3.37%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.24%) SQL
2 5 (5.62%) C#
2 5 (5.62%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.49%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.37%) Java
4 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.25%) PHP
6 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (33.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (24.72%) MCSE
3 17 (19.10%) MCP
4 15 (16.85%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (10.11%) MCSA
6 5 (5.62%) MCDST
7 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.25%) CCA
8 2 (2.25%) CCIE
8 2 (2.25%) CCNA
8 2 (2.25%) CCNP
8 2 (2.25%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.25%) Degree
8 2 (2.25%) MCITP
9 1 (1.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (3.37%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (68.54%) Active Directory
2 22 (24.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (15.73%) XenApp
4 11 (12.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (8.99%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.49%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.25%) vSphere
7 2 (2.25%) Xen
7 2 (2.25%) XenServer
8 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (29.21%) SCCM
2 23 (25.84%) SCOM
3 13 (14.61%) NetBackup
4 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.12%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 53 (59.55%) Microsoft
2 41 (46.07%) VMware
3 30 (33.71%) HP
4 21 (23.60%) Citrix
5 13 (14.61%) NetApp
6 12 (13.48%) Hitachi
7 9 (10.11%) Cisco
8 7 (7.87%) Dell
8 7 (7.87%) Lotus
9 3 (3.37%) EMC
9 3 (3.37%) LANDesk
9 3 (3.37%) Remedy
9 3 (3.37%) Symantec
10 2 (2.25%) Draytek
10 2 (2.25%) Meraki
10 2 (2.25%) Mitel
10 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.25%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.12%) Apple
11 1 (1.12%) Avaya
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