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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 6 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing Windows 21 51 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 18.42% 34.23% 31.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 63.64% 92.73% 72.97%
Number of salaries quoted 18 46 19
Average salary £38,750 £24,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.45% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Operating Systems Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 55 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 28.95% 36.91% 42.53%
Number of salaries quoted 26 50 26
Average salary £36,500 £23,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.31% +6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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 24 April 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
3 15 (36.59%) SQL
4 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
4 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (31.71%) VMware
5 13 (31.71%) Change Control
6 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (29.27%) .NET
6 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
7 11 (26.83%) Project Management
8 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
8 10 (24.39%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
8 10 (24.39%) Manufacturing
9 9 (21.95%) WinForms
9 9 (21.95%) WPF
9 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (21.95%) .NET Framework
9 9 (21.95%) Web Services
9 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
9 9 (21.95%) C#
9 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
10 8 (19.51%) Lync
10 8 (19.51%) Cisco
10 8 (19.51%) ITIL
10 8 (19.51%) MS Office
10 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (17.07%) SharePoint

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) Lync
3 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
4 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (7.32%) IIS
6 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
2 8 (19.51%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Line 500
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) WAN
1 7 (17.07%) DNS
2 6 (14.63%) DHCP
3 5 (12.20%) LAN
4 4 (9.76%) Internet
5 3 (7.32%) Wireless
5 3 (7.32%) SAN
6 2 (4.88%) Intranet
6 2 (4.88%) VPN
6 2 (4.88%) NAS
7 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.44%) IPsec
7 1 (2.44%) Firewall
7 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.44%) SSH
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.44%) SSL
7 1 (2.44%) FTP
7 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (24.39%) Crystal Reports
3 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
General
1 10 (24.39%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.32%) Publishing
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Software Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Service Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (12.20%) Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 1 (2.44%) Applications Support Technician
8 1 (2.44%) IT Support
8 1 (2.44%) Linux Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Installation Technician
8 1 (2.44%) Head of Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) .NET
2 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
3 9 (21.95%) WinForms
3 9 (21.95%) WPF
3 9 (21.95%) .NET Framework
3 9 (21.95%) Web Services
3 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
4 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.44%) Replication
2 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.44%) Celerra
2 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
4 6 (14.63%) Windows XP
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
6 3 (7.32%) Linux
7 2 (4.88%) UNIX
7 2 (4.88%) Debian
8 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.44%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Change Control
2 11 (26.83%) Project Management
3 8 (19.51%) ITIL
4 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.88%) Change Management
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.44%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.44%) Migration
6 1 (2.44%) Requirements Management
6 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.44%) IT Governance
6 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.44%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) SQL
2 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
2 9 (21.95%) C#
3 2 (4.88%) Perl
3 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.44%) VBA
4 1 (2.44%) VB
4 1 (2.44%) C
4 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) CCEE
3 1 (2.44%) CCIA
3 1 (2.44%) VCAP
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.44%) MCITP
3 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CCA
3 1 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.32%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.44%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (2.44%) Postfix
4 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.44%) Xen
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.44%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (31.71%) VMware
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco
4 5 (12.20%) Citrix
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle
6 2 (4.88%) Lotus
6 2 (4.88%) HP
7 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.44%) Capita
7 1 (2.44%) ProCurve
7 1 (2.44%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.44%) EMC
7 1 (2.44%) Avaya
7 1 (2.44%) Apple
7 1 (2.44%) Sage
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec