The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Wakefield region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 26 27 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 13.68% 24.32% 47.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.41% 67.50% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 39
Average salary £22,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £38,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Operating Systems Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
41 40 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 21.58% 36.04% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 31 38 41
Average salary £23,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Windows
West Yorkshire

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 11 July 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 41 (83.67%) Microsoft
2 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
2 24 (48.98%) MS Exchange
3 22 (44.90%) MS Excel
4 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (32.65%) Change Control
6 15 (30.61%) VMware
6 15 (30.61%) MS Office
7 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 14 (28.57%) SQL
8 12 (24.49%) .NET
8 12 (24.49%) SharePoint
8 12 (24.49%) Windows XP
9 10 (20.41%) DNS
9 10 (20.41%) Citrix
9 10 (20.41%) Lync
9 10 (20.41%) Degree
10 9 (18.37%) SCCM
10 9 (18.37%) DHCP
10 9 (18.37%) ITIL
11 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
11 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (14.29%) Manufacturing
12 7 (14.29%) Cisco
12 7 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (12.24%) IIS
13 6 (12.24%) Oracle
13 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
13 6 (12.24%) Web Services

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 24 (48.98%) MS Exchange
2 12 (24.49%) SharePoint
3 10 (20.41%) Lync
4 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (12.24%) IIS
6 4 (8.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (4.08%) IBM Notes
9 1 (2.04%) Apache
9 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (44.90%) MS Excel
2 15 (30.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) DNS
2 9 (18.37%) DHCP
3 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.16%) WAN
5 2 (4.08%) LAN
5 2 (4.08%) VPN
5 2 (4.08%) SAN
6 1 (2.04%) Internet
6 1 (2.04%) Firewall
6 1 (2.04%) Wireless
6 1 (2.04%) IPsec
6 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.04%) SSH
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.04%) NAS
6 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
General
1 7 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 6 (12.24%) Publishing
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Analyst
2 10 (20.41%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (16.33%) Support Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Software Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Service Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 2 (4.08%) IT Support
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Field Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Support Technician
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) .NET
2 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
2 6 (12.24%) Web Services
2 6 (12.24%) WinForms
2 6 (12.24%) .NET Framework
2 6 (12.24%) WPF
2 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) PDA
2 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.04%) Celerra
3 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (24.49%) Windows XP
4 6 (12.24%) Windows 2000
5 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.04%) Debian
6 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.04%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Change Control
2 9 (18.37%) ITIL
3 6 (12.24%) Project Management
4 3 (6.12%) Time Management
5 1 (2.04%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.04%) Migration
5 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
2 6 (12.24%) C#
2 6 (12.24%) VB.NET
2 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.04%) C
3 1 (2.04%) VBA
3 1 (2.04%) C++
3 1 (2.04%) Perl
3 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) MCSE
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (48.98%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.04%) Xen
4 1 (2.04%) Postfix
4 1 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (2.04%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) SCCM
2 3 (6.12%) Sysprep
3 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (83.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.61%) VMware
3 10 (20.41%) Citrix
4 7 (14.29%) Cisco
5 6 (12.24%) Oracle
6 3 (6.12%) Acronis
6 3 (6.12%) Altiris
7 2 (4.08%) HP
7 2 (4.08%) Lotus
8 1 (2.04%) Sage
8 1 (2.04%) Symantec
8 1 (2.04%) Avaya
8 1 (2.04%) EMC
8 1 (2.04%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.04%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.04%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.04%) AppSense
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