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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 2 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 37 26 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 33.64% 13.61% 29.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.43% 61.90% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 19 32
Average salary £32,500 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £19,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,400 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
46 42 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 41.82% 21.99% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 46 33 42
Average salary £27,250 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,100 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £40,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 28 July 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 37 (49.33%) Microsoft
2 33 (44.00%) Active Directory
3 30 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 30 (40.00%) VMware
4 24 (32.00%) MS Exchange
5 22 (29.33%) SQL Server
6 21 (28.00%) ITIL
7 20 (26.67%) Citrix
8 18 (24.00%) .NET
8 18 (24.00%) MVC
9 17 (22.67%) WinForms
9 17 (22.67%) C#
9 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET
9 17 (22.67%) Windows 7
10 16 (21.33%) MS Office
10 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (18.67%) Windows XP
13 13 (17.33%) WAN
13 13 (17.33%) Retail
13 13 (17.33%) Scrum
14 12 (16.00%) TDD
14 12 (16.00%) NUnit
14 12 (16.00%) Tandem
14 12 (16.00%) WCF
14 12 (16.00%) WPF
14 12 (16.00%) LAN

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.00%) IIS
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.33%) WordPress
4 1 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.33%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 30 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (21.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.33%) Magento
1 1 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.33%) WAN
2 12 (16.00%) LAN
2 12 (16.00%) VoIP
2 12 (16.00%) Internet
3 11 (14.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.33%) SAN
5 6 (8.00%) VPN
6 5 (6.67%) DNS
7 4 (5.33%) Firewall
8 3 (4.00%) DHCP
9 1 (1.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.33%) NAS
9 1 (1.33%) PBX
9 1 (1.33%) ADSL
9 1 (1.33%) Broadband
9 1 (1.33%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) NUnit
1 12 (16.00%) MSTest
1 12 (16.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 12 (16.00%) Moq
2 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.33%) Selenium
General
1 13 (17.33%) Retail
2 11 (14.67%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) German Language
4 1 (1.33%) Polish Language
4 1 (1.33%) Finance
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Analyst
2 18 (24.00%) Developer
3 13 (17.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 12 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (16.00%) .NET Developer
5 8 (10.67%) IT Support
6 7 (9.33%) Administrator
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Server Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.67%) IT Administrator
8 5 (6.67%) Technical Support
9 4 (5.33%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (5.33%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) .NET
2 17 (22.67%) WinForms
2 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET
3 12 (16.00%) WCF
3 12 (16.00%) WPF
3 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 12 (16.00%) Unity DI Container
3 12 (16.00%) Castle Windsor
3 12 (16.00%) Ninject
3 12 (16.00%) Razor View Engine
3 12 (16.00%) Spring.NET
3 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (10.67%) Web Services
5 6 (8.00%) HTML
6 5 (6.67%) Ajax
6 5 (6.67%) Silverlight
6 5 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.33%) jQuery
7 1 (1.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Tandem
1 12 (16.00%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.33%) FMCG
5 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Statistics
5 1 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.67%) Windows 7
2 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (18.67%) Windows XP
3 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (13.33%) Android
5 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) ITIL
2 18 (24.00%) MVC
3 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.33%) Scrum
5 12 (16.00%) TDD
5 12 (16.00%) Web Application Development
5 12 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (16.00%) Kanban
5 12 (16.00%) Dependency Injection
5 12 (16.00%) MVVM
6 9 (12.00%) Service Management
7 7 (9.33%) Change Management
8 6 (8.00%) OO
8 6 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.67%) Android Development
9 5 (6.67%) UML
10 4 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.33%) Supplier Management
10 4 (5.33%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (4.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) C#
2 7 (9.33%) SQL
3 5 (6.67%) Java
3 5 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.33%) PHP
4 1 (1.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (12.00%) MCP
3 8 (10.67%) MCDST
4 6 (8.00%) MCSA
5 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.67%) CCNA
7 1 (1.33%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 1 (1.33%) CCNP
7 1 (1.33%) MCSE
7 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.00%) XenApp
5 2 (2.67%) vSphere
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) SCCM
1 5 (6.67%) WSUS
2 4 (5.33%) Backup Exec
3 3 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.67%) ARCserve
4 2 (2.67%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 37 (49.33%) Microsoft
2 30 (40.00%) VMware
3 20 (26.67%) Citrix
4 8 (10.67%) Cisco
5 5 (6.67%) Xamarin
5 5 (6.67%) WatchGuard
6 3 (4.00%) LANDesk
7 2 (2.67%) Hitachi
7 2 (2.67%) NetApp
7 2 (2.67%) Sophos
7 2 (2.67%) Symantec
8 1 (1.33%) Veeam
8 1 (1.33%) Remedy
8 1 (1.33%) Apple
8 1 (1.33%) BMC
8 1 (1.33%) HP
8 1 (1.33%) Dell
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle
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