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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 7 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Windows 37 23 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 15.55% 23.23% 32.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.33% 71.88% 68.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 32
Average salary £22,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £38,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
75 32 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 31.51% 32.32% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 42 29 47
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 36 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 28 (46.67%) MS Exchange
4 26 (43.33%) Citrix
5 24 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 22 (36.67%) DNS
7 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (28.33%) Windows XP
8 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
8 17 (28.33%) VMware
9 16 (26.67%) SCCM
9 16 (26.67%) .NET
9 16 (26.67%) Change Control
10 15 (25.00%) MS Office
11 13 (21.67%) SQL
11 13 (21.67%) DHCP
12 12 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 12 (20.00%) ITIL
13 11 (18.33%) Degree
14 10 (16.67%) VB.NET
14 10 (16.67%) IIS
15 9 (15.00%) Oracle
15 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
15 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
15 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
15 9 (15.00%) PowerShell
15 9 (15.00%) Publishing
15 9 (15.00%) AppSense
16 8 (13.33%) Symantec

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 28 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 12 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 10 (16.67%) IIS
4 4 (6.67%) Lync
5 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.67%) DNS
2 13 (21.67%) DHCP
3 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.00%) VoIP
5 2 (3.33%) LAN
5 2 (3.33%) WAN
6 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.67%) VPN
6 1 (1.67%) Internet
6 1 (1.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.67%) DTS
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
1 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (15.00%) Publishing
2 5 (8.33%) Retail
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Analyst
2 15 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (18.33%) Support Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) Service Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) IT Support
6 5 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Software Support Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Developer
8 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Consultant
9 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Field Support Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Support Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) .NET
2 7 (11.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.00%) WinForms
3 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (3.33%) Web Services
4 2 (3.33%) WPF
5 1 (1.67%) Ajax
5 1 (1.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) PDA
2 3 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.00%) iPad
3 2 (3.33%) iPhone
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (28.33%) Windows XP
3 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (10.00%) Windows 2000
5 5 (8.33%) Windows Vista
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.67%) Android
8 1 (1.67%) Debian
8 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Change Control
2 12 (20.00%) ITIL
3 5 (8.33%) Time Management
4 2 (3.33%) Project Management
4 2 (3.33%) OO
4 2 (3.33%) Service Management
5 1 (1.67%) Network Design
5 1 (1.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.67%) OOD
5 1 (1.67%) UML
5 1 (1.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) SQL
2 10 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 9 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (11.67%) C#
5 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.67%) Perl
6 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Degree
2 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (11.67%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (5.00%) MCP
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.33%) CCA
7 2 (3.33%) CCNA
7 2 (3.33%) MCSA
7 2 (3.33%) MCDST
7 2 (3.33%) MCTS
8 1 (1.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.67%) XenApp
4 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (26.67%) SCCM
2 3 (5.00%) Sysprep
3 2 (3.33%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.33%) SCOM
4 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (43.33%) Citrix
3 17 (28.33%) VMware
4 9 (15.00%) Oracle
4 9 (15.00%) AppSense
5 8 (13.33%) Symantec
6 5 (8.33%) Cisco
6 5 (8.33%) Fujitsu
7 3 (5.00%) Altiris
7 3 (5.00%) Acronis
8 2 (3.33%) Remedy
8 2 (3.33%) BMC
8 2 (3.33%) Apple
9 1 (1.67%) Veritas
9 1 (1.67%) Lotus
9 1 (1.67%) HP
9 1 (1.67%) Dell
9 1 (1.67%) Avaya
9 1 (1.67%) Zoho
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