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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Windows 58 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 25.66% 16.19% 21.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.70% 38.64% 80.65%
Number of salaries quoted 49 16 25
Average salary £27,500 £29,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.56% -0.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £22,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £56,250 £35,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
94 44 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 41.59% 41.90% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 72 40 31
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £20,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £36,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 December 2014.

Windows Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 54 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 42 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 38 (38.38%) Citrix
4 35 (35.35%) VMware
5 30 (30.30%) MS Excel
6 27 (27.27%) Windows XP
6 27 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 26 (26.26%) DNS
7 26 (26.26%) SCCM
7 26 (26.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (25.25%) ITIL
9 24 (24.24%) SLA
10 21 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 20 (20.20%) SQL Server
12 18 (18.18%) .NET
12 18 (18.18%) MS Office
13 17 (17.17%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (16.16%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (15.15%) Windows 7
16 14 (14.14%) DHCP
16 14 (14.14%) Symantec
16 14 (14.14%) Migration
17 13 (13.13%) SQL
17 13 (13.13%) SharePoint
17 13 (13.13%) LAN
17 13 (13.13%) Cisco
17 13 (13.13%) Windows 8
17 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (12.12%) IIS

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.13%) SharePoint
3 12 (12.12%) IIS
4 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.02%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 30 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 18 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.02%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.08%) Office 365
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.26%) DNS
2 14 (14.14%) DHCP
3 13 (13.13%) LAN
4 10 (10.10%) SAN
5 7 (7.07%) VoIP
6 5 (5.05%) WAN
7 4 (4.04%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.04%) VPN
7 4 (4.04%) Internet
7 4 (4.04%) MPLS
8 3 (3.03%) Firewall
9 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.01%) Network Security
9 1 (1.01%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.01%) DTS
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.02%) JIRA
2 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.08%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Publishing
3 7 (7.07%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 33 (33.33%) Analyst
2 20 (20.20%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (16.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (14.14%) Service Analyst
4 14 (14.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (13.13%) Support Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) IT Support
6 8 (8.08%) Service Desk Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Software Support Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Project Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Support Technician
10 4 (4.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) Administrator
11 3 (3.03%) IT Support Technician
11 3 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.18%) .NET
2 9 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.02%) CSS
4 2 (2.02%) WinForms
4 2 (2.02%) Ajax
4 2 (2.02%) WPF
4 2 (2.02%) Silverlight
4 2 (2.02%) jQuery
4 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.02%) HTML5
4 2 (2.02%) CSS3
4 2 (2.02%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (2.02%) HTML
5 1 (1.01%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.08%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (4.04%) iPad
4 3 (3.03%) iPhone
4 3 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.01%) Replication
6 1 (1.01%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.27%) Windows XP
2 26 (26.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (15.15%) Windows 7
5 13 (13.13%) Windows 8
5 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (9.09%) Windows Vista
7 4 (4.04%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (3.03%) Android
9 2 (2.02%) Linux
9 2 (2.02%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.02%) Debian
9 2 (2.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.25%) ITIL
2 17 (17.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (14.14%) Migration
4 10 (10.10%) Change Control
5 6 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.05%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.04%) Business Continuity
7 4 (4.04%) OO
8 3 (3.03%) Service Management
8 3 (3.03%) Time Management
8 3 (3.03%) MVC
9 2 (2.02%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.02%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.02%) Network Design
9 2 (2.02%) CRM
9 2 (2.02%) UML
10 1 (1.01%) OOD
10 1 (1.01%) ITSM
10 1 (1.01%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.13%) SQL
2 11 (11.11%) C#
3 9 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 8 (8.08%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.02%) Perl
6 1 (1.01%) Java
6 1 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (16.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.12%) SC Cleared
2 12 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 11 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 11 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
3 11 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (10.10%) CCNA
5 8 (8.08%) MCSE
5 8 (8.08%) MCSA
5 8 (8.08%) Degree
6 7 (7.07%) MCP
7 5 (5.05%) CCNP
8 3 (3.03%) CCA
9 2 (2.02%) MCDST
9 2 (2.02%) MCTS
9 2 (2.02%) MCITP
10 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (24.24%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 16 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.07%) XenApp
4 6 (6.06%) vSphere
5 5 (5.05%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.02%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.02%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (26.26%) SCCM
2 2 (2.02%) SCOM
2 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.02%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 42 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 38 (38.38%) Citrix
3 35 (35.35%) VMware
4 14 (14.14%) Symantec
5 13 (13.13%) Cisco
6 12 (12.12%) AppSense
7 9 (9.09%) Dell
8 8 (8.08%) Oracle
9 7 (7.07%) Fujitsu
10 6 (6.06%) LANDesk
10 6 (6.06%) HP
11 4 (4.04%) NetApp
11 4 (4.04%) Sophos
12 2 (2.02%) Avaya
12 2 (2.02%) BMC
12 2 (2.02%) SonicWALL
12 2 (2.02%) Remedy
12 2 (2.02%) Lotus
12 2 (2.02%) Apple
13 1 (1.01%) Zoho
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