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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Windows 62 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 25.94% 15.04% 24.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.19% 38.64% 72.50%
Number of salaries quoted 41 17 29
Average salary £25,000 £29,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.96% -0.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,500 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £55,000 £35,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
103 44 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 43.10% 38.94% 34.19%
Number of salaries quoted 66 41 40
Average salary £27,500 £35,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.98% +28.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 27 November 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 52 (58.43%) Active Directory
2 45 (50.56%) Microsoft
3 39 (43.82%) Citrix
4 32 (35.96%) MS Excel
5 31 (34.83%) MS Exchange
6 29 (32.58%) Windows XP
6 29 (32.58%) DNS
6 29 (32.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (31.46%) VMware
8 26 (29.21%) ITIL
9 23 (25.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
10 21 (23.60%) MS Office
11 19 (21.35%) .NET
12 18 (20.22%) SCCM
13 17 (19.10%) DHCP
14 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (17.98%) SharePoint
14 16 (17.98%) Windows 7
15 15 (16.85%) SLA
16 14 (15.73%) SQL
16 14 (15.73%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (14.61%) Change Control
17 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (14.61%) IIS
17 13 (14.61%) Symantec
18 12 (13.48%) AppSense
18 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (13.48%) SC Cleared
18 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 31 (34.83%) MS Exchange
2 16 (17.98%) SharePoint
3 13 (14.61%) IIS
4 7 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.25%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.12%) Lync
8 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (35.96%) MS Excel
2 21 (23.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Office 365
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.58%) DNS
2 17 (19.10%) DHCP
3 6 (6.74%) VoIP
4 5 (5.62%) WAN
4 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.62%) LAN
5 4 (4.49%) SAN
5 4 (4.49%) MPLS
6 3 (3.37%) Firewall
6 3 (3.37%) VPN
7 2 (2.25%) Internet
8 1 (1.12%) Intranet
8 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.12%) Network Security
8 1 (1.12%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.12%) DTS
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (11.24%) Publishing
2 9 (10.11%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.99%) Finance
4 7 (7.87%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 31 (34.83%) Analyst
2 16 (17.98%) Service Analyst
2 16 (17.98%) 2nd Line Support
2 16 (17.98%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (14.61%) Support Analyst
4 10 (11.24%) IT Support
5 8 (8.99%) Service Desk Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Software Support Analyst
6 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Support Technician
9 3 (3.37%) IT Support Technician
9 3 (3.37%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Developer
9 3 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Administrator
9 3 (3.37%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) IT Support Engineer
10 2 (2.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 2 (2.25%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.35%) .NET
2 8 (8.99%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.25%) CSS
4 2 (2.25%) WPF
4 2 (2.25%) jQuery
4 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.25%) HTML5
4 2 (2.25%) CSS3
4 2 (2.25%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (2.25%) HTML
5 1 (1.12%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.12%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.12%) WinForms
5 1 (1.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) iPad
3 3 (3.37%) iPhone
3 3 (3.37%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) PDA
5 1 (1.12%) Replication
5 1 (1.12%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.58%) Windows XP
1 29 (32.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (25.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (17.98%) Windows 7
4 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (10.11%) Windows Vista
6 4 (4.49%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.49%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (3.37%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.25%) Linux
8 2 (2.25%) Debian
8 2 (2.25%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.21%) ITIL
2 13 (14.61%) Change Control
3 10 (11.24%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.49%) Problem Management
4 4 (4.49%) Time Management
5 3 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.37%) Business Continuity
5 3 (3.37%) Service Management
5 3 (3.37%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.37%) OO
6 2 (2.25%) CRM
6 2 (2.25%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.25%) Network Design
6 2 (2.25%) Unit Testing
6 2 (2.25%) MVC
6 2 (2.25%) Migration
7 1 (1.12%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.12%) OOD
7 1 (1.12%) UML
7 1 (1.12%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.73%) SQL
2 10 (11.24%) VB.NET
2 10 (11.24%) C#
2 10 (11.24%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.25%) Perl
3 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.48%) SC Cleared
2 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
3 11 (12.36%) Degree
3 11 (12.36%) Citrix Certification
4 10 (11.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (10.11%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (10.11%) CCNA
6 8 (8.99%) MCSA
7 7 (7.87%) MCP
7 7 (7.87%) MCSE
8 4 (4.49%) CCNP
9 3 (3.37%) CCA
10 2 (2.25%) MCDST
10 2 (2.25%) MCTS
10 2 (2.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.85%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (58.43%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.87%) XenApp
4 6 (6.74%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.62%) vSphere
6 2 (2.25%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.25%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (20.22%) SCCM
2 2 (2.25%) SCOM
2 2 (2.25%) Sysprep
2 2 (2.25%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 45 (50.56%) Microsoft
2 39 (43.82%) Citrix
3 28 (31.46%) VMware
4 13 (14.61%) Symantec
5 12 (13.48%) AppSense
6 10 (11.24%) Oracle
6 10 (11.24%) Cisco
7 7 (7.87%) Fujitsu
8 4 (4.49%) NetApp
8 4 (4.49%) Dell
9 3 (3.37%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.25%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.25%) Acronis
10 2 (2.25%) Remedy
10 2 (2.25%) Lotus
10 2 (2.25%) Apple
10 2 (2.25%) Avaya
10 2 (2.25%) BMC
10 2 (2.25%) HP
10 2 (2.25%) Altiris
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