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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Windows 38 21 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 25.17% 18.10% 34.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.41% 61.76% 92.73%
Number of salaries quoted 38 18 46
Average salary £27,500 £38,750 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.03% +61.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,350 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%
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
59 34 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 39.07% 29.31% 36.91%
Number of salaries quoted 58 27 50
Average salary £28,750 £36,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.23% +55.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,250 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -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 24 April 2015.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 51 (56.04%) Microsoft
2 45 (49.45%) VMware
3 39 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 38 (41.76%) MS Excel
5 28 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 25 (27.47%) ITIL
7 22 (24.18%) SCCM
7 22 (24.18%) Windows 7
8 21 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (23.08%) LAN
8 21 (23.08%) Citrix
8 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (21.98%) SLA
10 19 (20.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (20.88%) Exchange Server 2010
11 18 (19.78%) Windows 8
11 18 (19.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (19.78%) Migration
12 17 (18.68%) Cisco
12 17 (18.68%) MS Office
13 16 (17.58%) Windows XP
13 16 (17.58%) Enterprise Storage
13 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (16.48%) Android
14 15 (16.48%) Internet
15 14 (15.38%) SAN
15 14 (15.38%) VoIP
16 13 (14.29%) IIS
17 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (12.09%) SQL Server

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 28 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 19 (20.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (14.29%) IIS
4 3 (3.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 38 (41.76%) MS Excel
2 17 (18.68%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.99%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.08%) LAN
2 15 (16.48%) Internet
3 14 (15.38%) VoIP
3 14 (15.38%) SAN
4 10 (10.99%) WAN
5 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.79%) VPN
7 5 (5.49%) DNS
7 5 (5.49%) Firewall
8 4 (4.40%) DHCP
9 3 (3.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.20%) MPLS
11 1 (1.10%) Network Security
11 1 (1.10%) PBX
11 1 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) German Language
4 1 (1.10%) Polish Language
4 1 (1.10%) Finance
4 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (30.77%) Analyst
2 16 (17.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (16.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 13 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (10.99%) Software Developer
5 10 (10.99%) Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Technical Support
7 7 (7.69%) IT Support
8 6 (6.59%) Administrator
8 6 (6.59%) IT Administrator
8 6 (6.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Project Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 4 (4.40%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.99%) WinForms
1 10 (10.99%) Ajax
1 10 (10.99%) .NET Framework
1 10 (10.99%) Silverlight
1 10 (10.99%) .NET
1 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET
2 6 (6.59%) HTML
3 5 (5.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (3.30%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.20%) FMCG
4 1 (1.10%) iPhone
4 1 (1.10%) iPad
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.18%) Windows 7
2 18 (19.78%) Windows 8
2 18 (19.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (17.58%) Windows XP
3 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (16.48%) Android
5 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.47%) ITIL
2 19 (20.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (19.78%) Migration
4 10 (10.99%) UML
4 10 (10.99%) OO
4 10 (10.99%) MVC
4 10 (10.99%) Android Development
5 8 (8.79%) Service Management
6 7 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.59%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.40%) Business Continuity
8 4 (4.40%) Supplier Management
8 4 (4.40%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (3.30%) Time Management
9 3 (3.30%) Change Management
10 2 (2.20%) Six Sigma
10 2 (2.20%) Change Control
10 2 (2.20%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.20%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.09%) SQL
2 10 (10.99%) VB.NET
2 10 (10.99%) C#
2 10 (10.99%) Java
3 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.99%) MCSA
3 8 (8.79%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.69%) MCP
4 7 (7.69%) MCSE
5 6 (6.59%) CCNA
5 6 (6.59%) MCDST
6 3 (3.30%) MCITP
6 3 (3.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (3.30%) CCNP
7 1 (1.10%) CCA
7 1 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.10%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.98%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 21 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.69%) vSphere
4 4 (4.40%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.30%) XenApp
6 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (24.18%) SCCM
2 6 (6.59%) WSUS
3 3 (3.30%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.20%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.20%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 51 (56.04%) Microsoft
2 45 (49.45%) VMware
3 21 (23.08%) Citrix
4 17 (18.68%) Cisco
5 10 (10.99%) Xamarin
6 9 (9.89%) LANDesk
7 8 (8.79%) Dell
8 6 (6.59%) HP
8 6 (6.59%) WatchGuard
8 6 (6.59%) Sophos
9 5 (5.49%) NetApp
10 3 (3.30%) Symantec
11 2 (2.20%) Remedy
11 2 (2.20%) BMC
11 2 (2.20%) Hitachi
12 1 (1.10%) Lotus
12 1 (1.10%) SonicWALL
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